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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 77 92 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 21 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.71% 0.40% 1.44%
As % of the System Software category 13.13% 5.88% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 16
Average salary £30,000 £28,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,100 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
160 85 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 13.03% 6.83% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 145 79 114
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,450 £42,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
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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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
South Wales +18 16 £29,500 +1.72% 2
West Wales - 1 £31,500 -
vSphere
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vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (93.88%) Windows
3 43 (87.76%) Microsoft
4 42 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (85.71%) Hyper-V
5 35 (71.43%) Citrix
6 31 (63.27%) PowerShell
7 30 (61.22%) NetBackup
7 30 (61.22%) Backup Exec
7 30 (61.22%) Terminal Services
7 30 (61.22%) Symantec
7 30 (61.22%) Remedy
7 30 (61.22%) Norton AntiVirus
8 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
8 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
9 23 (46.94%) SAN
10 21 (42.86%) Local Government
11 20 (40.82%) DV Cleared
11 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
12 19 (38.78%) HP
13 18 (36.73%) Legal
13 18 (36.73%) XenDesktop
14 17 (34.69%) XenServer
14 17 (34.69%) vCloud
14 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (34.69%) DNS
14 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
14 17 (34.69%) DHCP
14 17 (34.69%) Oracle
15 16 (32.65%) UNIX

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
2 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2000
3 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) WorkSite
5 1 (2.04%) Lync
5 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (40.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (46.94%) SAN
2 17 (34.69%) DNS
2 17 (34.69%) DHCP
3 14 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.33%) Firewall
5 3 (6.12%) VPN
6 1 (2.04%) VLAN
6 1 (2.04%) NAS
6 1 (2.04%) IPv6
6 1 (2.04%) VoIP
6 1 (2.04%) WAN
6 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (42.86%) Local Government
2 18 (36.73%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 15 (30.61%) Support Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Wintel Support
2 11 (22.45%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 11 (22.45%) Technical Support
3 9 (18.37%) Technical Support Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.04%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Clustering
2 14 (28.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.08%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (93.88%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (32.65%) UNIX
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Linux
5 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.16%) ITIL
3 2 (4.08%) Migration
3 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.04%) High Availability
4 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.04%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 31 (63.27%) PowerShell
2 14 (28.57%) VBScript
3 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) Security Cleared
2 20 (40.82%) DV Cleared
3 16 (32.65%) Oracle Certification
4 12 (24.49%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.12%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.12%) MCP
7 1 (2.04%) CCAA
7 1 (2.04%) VCP5
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.04%) MCSA
System Software
1 42 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 42 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 30 (61.22%) Terminal Services
3 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
4 18 (36.73%) XenDesktop
5 17 (34.69%) XenServer
5 17 (34.69%) vCloud
6 16 (32.65%) MetaFrame
7 15 (30.61%) XenApp
8 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
9 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (2.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 30 (61.22%) NetBackup
1 30 (61.22%) Backup Exec
1 30 (61.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 16 (32.65%) HP Data Protector
3 14 (28.57%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.04%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) SCOM
4 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 43 (87.76%) Microsoft
3 35 (71.43%) Citrix
4 30 (61.22%) Symantec
4 30 (61.22%) Remedy
5 19 (38.78%) HP
6 17 (34.69%) Oracle
7 14 (28.57%) Sophos
7 14 (28.57%) McAfee
8 4 (8.16%) Cisco
9 2 (4.08%) Juniper
9 2 (4.08%) NetApp
9 2 (4.08%) EMC
10 1 (2.04%) Mitel
10 1 (2.04%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.04%) Veeam
10 1 (2.04%) Dot Hill
10 1 (2.04%) Dell
10 1 (2.04%) AppSense
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