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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 81 79 45
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -34
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 15 21 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.16% 1.65% 4.35%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% 15.11% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 37
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £29,900 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
165 139 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.78% 10.90% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 156 126 120
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram 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 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
South Wales +1 15 £35,000 -12.50%
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 15 (57.69%) Windows
4 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (46.15%) Cisco
5 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
6 11 (42.31%) SAN
6 11 (42.31%) Clustering
7 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
7 10 (38.46%) SQL
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%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (26.92%) MCP
10 7 (26.92%) CSS
11 6 (23.08%) Citrix
11 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
12 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
12 5 (19.23%) Network Design
12 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2000
12 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (19.23%) XenApp
12 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 12 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (19.23%) IIS
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) 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 1 (3.85%) Network Security
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) NetScreen
7 1 (3.85%) DHCP
7 1 (3.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Support Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Change Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) CSS
2 3 (11.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) STB
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) DTV
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (7.69%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
3 5 (19.23%) Network Design
4 4 (15.38%) Change Control
5 3 (11.54%) Change Management
6 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Management
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) Perl
3 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
3 3 (11.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) MCP
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CCIE
3 3 (11.54%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) CCIP
4 2 (7.69%) MCSE
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) SAP Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 5 (19.23%) XenApp
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (11.54%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (7.69%) Terminal Services
7 2 (7.69%) vSphere
8 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco
4 8 (30.77%) NetApp
5 6 (23.08%) 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%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) EMC
7 2 (7.69%) SAP
8 1 (3.85%) Brocade
8 1 (3.85%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.85%) Remedy
8 1 (3.85%) Sophos