The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 65 73 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.18% 0.14% -
As % of the System Software category 1.47% 1.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £17,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +91.17% -  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% -4.76%  

VMware ESX is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 68 92 66
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 12.27% 13.20% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 59 79 55
Median salary £32,500 £31,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.36% -9.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in Cardiff

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX in Cardiff.

Salary trend for VMware ESX in Cardiff

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) NAS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) NAS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WebRTC
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle