The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 93 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 17 16 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.34% 1.23% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 10.69% 10.39% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 7
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £37,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £34,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
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
159 154 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 12.54% 11.85% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 135 142 121
Median salary £31,500 £37,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.43% +14.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -2 15 £35,000 -6.66%
West Wales - 2 £37,500 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (83.87%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
4 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
5 16 (51.61%) Linux
6 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
7 14 (45.16%) ITIL
7 14 (45.16%) Unix
7 14 (45.16%) SAN
7 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
9 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (29.03%) Cisco
10 9 (29.03%) Finance
10 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
11 8 (25.81%) VPN
11 8 (25.81%) IIS
11 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (25.81%) Firewall
11 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
12 7 (22.58%) Problem Management
12 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
12 7 (22.58%) MCSE
13 6 (19.35%) Oracle
13 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
13 6 (19.35%) Degree
13 6 (19.35%) LAMP
13 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) IIS
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (3.23%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (16.13%) IaaS
2 5 (16.13%) PaaS
2 5 (16.13%) SaaS
3 3 (9.68%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) SAN
2 8 (25.81%) Firewall
2 8 (25.81%) VPN
3 5 (16.13%) DNS
3 5 (16.13%) NAS
3 5 (16.13%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (12.90%) DHCP
5 3 (9.68%) LAN
5 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 2 (6.45%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.45%) VoIP
7 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
7 1 (3.23%) HTTP
7 1 (3.23%) Internet
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security
7 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Ant
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Advertising
2 3 (9.68%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Administrator
2 6 (19.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.68%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) LAMP
2 1 (3.23%) CGI
2 1 (3.23%) ELK Stack
2 1 (3.23%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.90%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
3 16 (51.61%) Linux
4 14 (45.16%) Unix
5 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.45%) Solaris
7 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (22.58%) Problem Management
4 5 (16.13%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Coaching
5 4 (12.90%) Performance Management
5 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) High Availability
6 3 (9.68%) People Management
6 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 3 (9.68%) Server Hardening
6 3 (9.68%) Service Management
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (6.45%) Load Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.23%) Change Management
8 1 (3.23%) ITSM
8 1 (3.23%) Security Management
8 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 5 (16.13%) Python
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.45%) Perl
5 1 (3.23%) C
5 1 (3.23%) R
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (22.58%) MCSE
3 6 (19.35%) Degree
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (9.68%) RHCE
5 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.45%) MCITP
7 1 (3.23%) CCNA
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
4 4 (12.90%) vCloud
4 4 (12.90%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (12.90%) XenDesktop
4 4 (12.90%) XenServer
5 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.23%) Firmware
6 1 (3.23%) MetaFrame
6 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Backup Exec
1 4 (12.90%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (12.90%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.23%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.23%) Kibana
2 1 (3.23%) logstash
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco
4 6 (19.35%) Oracle
4 6 (19.35%) Red Hat
5 5 (16.13%) Avaya
6 4 (12.90%) Citrix
6 4 (12.90%) HP
6 4 (12.90%) Remedy
6 4 (12.90%) Symantec
7 3 (9.68%) SaltStack
8 1 (3.23%) F5
8 1 (3.23%) Radware