The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 79 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 14 20 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.26% 1.72% 3.78%
As % of the System Software category 9.79% 15.75% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 28
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.96%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
VMware ESX
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

System Software Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
143 127 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 12.89% 10.89% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 134 114 101
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,237
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the South Wales region.

VMware ESX Salary Trend in South Wales

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in South Wales

VMware ESX
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -12 4 £55,000 +4.76%
Bridgend +15 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Caerphilly +12 3 £35,000 -12.50%
VMware ESX
Wales

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX.

1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco
4 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (46.15%) SAN
6 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
6 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
6 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2007
7 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 10 (38.46%) SQL
7 10 (38.46%) Clustering
8 9 (34.62%) ITIL
9 8 (30.77%) NetApp
9 8 (30.77%) NAS
10 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (26.92%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (26.92%) CSS
11 6 (23.08%) MCP
11 6 (23.08%) UNIX
11 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (19.23%) Firewall
12 5 (19.23%) IIS
12 5 (19.23%) Citrix
12 5 (19.23%) Network Design
12 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
12 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
13 4 (15.38%) XenApp

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales region citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
1 11 (42.31%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) SAN
2 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
3 8 (30.77%) NAS
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco PIX
5 5 (19.23%) Firewall
6 3 (11.54%) MPLS
6 3 (11.54%) OSPF
6 3 (11.54%) BGP
6 3 (11.54%) DVB
6 3 (11.54%) LAN
6 3 (11.54%) WAN
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.85%) NetScreen
8 1 (3.85%) DHCP
8 1 (3.85%) DNS
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Server Support
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) DTV
2 3 (11.54%) STB
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (7.69%) CLARiiON
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) AIX
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (19.23%) Network Design
3 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Service Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) MCP
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CCIE
3 3 (11.54%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) CCIP
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) SAP Certification
4 2 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) Hyper-V
4 4 (15.38%) XenApp
5 3 (11.54%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (7.69%) vSphere
6 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) Cisco
4 8 (30.77%) NetApp
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) Sybase
6 3 (11.54%) IBM
7 2 (7.69%) Brocade
7 2 (7.69%) SAP
7 2 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) EMC
8 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.85%) Remedy
8 1 (3.85%) Sophos
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) Capita
8 1 (3.85%) 3PAR