The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 93 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 34 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.32% 2.47% 1.58%
As % of the System Software category 2.86% 20.73% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 31 15
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
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
140 164 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 11.06% 11.89% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 133 145 146
Average salary £32,750 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.16% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 31 October 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 -13 4 £28,500 -8.06% 1
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) Advertising
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) MCSE
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) CCNA
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (14.29%) EMC

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (42.86%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Advertising
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
Deeside, Clwyd
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago