The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 102 87 70
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -17
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 11 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.22% 0.86% 1.46%
As % of the System Software category 1.96% 8.09% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 13
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +11.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
153 136 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.40% 10.61% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 140 122 91
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,050 £42,500 £54,825
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in Wales

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 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 -15 3 £30,000 -23.07% 1
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (90.48%) VMware
3 18 (85.71%) Hyper-V
4 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
6 9 (42.86%) Citrix
7 7 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 7 (33.33%) DHCP
7 7 (33.33%) DNS
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco
7 7 (33.33%) SAN
7 7 (33.33%) Terminal Services
7 7 (33.33%) Symantec
7 7 (33.33%) Remedy
7 7 (33.33%) NetBackup
7 7 (33.33%) Backup Exec
7 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 6 (28.57%) Legal
8 6 (28.57%) Local Government
8 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
8 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
9 5 (23.81%) HP
9 5 (23.81%) Clustering
9 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
10 4 (19.05%) XenApp
10 4 (19.05%) XenServer

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing vSphere 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 vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2000
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.76%) WorkSite
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DHCP
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
1 7 (33.33%) SAN
2 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) LAN
5 1 (4.76%) VoIP
5 1 (4.76%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Legal
1 6 (28.57%) Local Government
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (19.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 7 (33.33%) Terminal Services
5 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
6 4 (19.05%) XenApp
6 4 (19.05%) XenServer
7 3 (14.29%) MetaFrame
7 3 (14.29%) vCloud
8 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
9 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 7 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 4 (19.05%) ARCserve
3 3 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
1 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 9 (42.86%) Citrix
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) Symantec
3 7 (33.33%) Remedy
4 5 (23.81%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) McAfee
5 4 (19.05%) Sophos
5 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) Mitel
7 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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