The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 104 98 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.29% 0.45% 1.76%
As % of the System Software category 2.88% 3.92% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 14
Average salary £40,875 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,575 £35,000 £28,575
10% offered a salary of more than £43,175 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
VMware ESX
UK

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

System Software Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
139 153 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 9.98% 11.43% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 124 140 126
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £56,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Wales

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Wales

VMware ESX
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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
South Wales -7 3 £43,750 +25.00%
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) Server Building
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Server Building
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec