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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 105 47 89
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +42
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 2 38 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% 3.80% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 1.37% 25.50% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 30 4
Average salary £35,000 £44,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.34% +40.15%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.03%
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
146 149 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 10.58% 14.91% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 120 129 59
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 February 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 -56 2 £35,000 -21.34%
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 11 (78.57%) WAN
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
3 11 (78.57%) LAN
4 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
5 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 8 (57.14%) Citrix
6 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (50.00%) Firewall
8 6 (42.86%) SAN
8 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
9 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
9 5 (35.71%) VPN
9 5 (35.71%) SQL
9 5 (35.71%) IIS
10 4 (28.57%) NetApp
10 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (28.57%) CCNA
10 4 (28.57%) HP
10 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (28.57%) LANDesk
10 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (64.29%) MS Exchange
2 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (35.71%) IIS
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) Apache
6 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
6 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) LAN
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) SAN
4 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) VPN
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (21.43%) WLAN
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 2 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 2 (14.29%) IGRP
6 2 (14.29%) PPTP
6 2 (14.29%) ADSL
6 2 (14.29%) ISDN
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Network Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Time Management
1 3 (21.43%) Software Deployment
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNA
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCP
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (14.29%) XenApp
5 2 (14.29%) XenServer
5 2 (14.29%) Firmware
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (28.57%) HP
5 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 4 (28.57%) LANDesk
6 2 (14.29%) Brocade
6 2 (14.29%) Nokia
6 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 2 (14.29%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) EMC