Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 105 95
Rank change year-on-year +39 -10 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 10 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.26% 0.43% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 10.00% 3.47% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 19
Cardiff median annual salary £37,750 £31,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.77% -15.07% +19.67%
10th Percentile £26,025 £19,500 £21,000
90th Percentile £40,625 £51,250 £45,000
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £33,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +13.64% -9.59% +4.29%

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 100 173 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 12.58% 12.54% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 92 150 160
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £32,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.50% -12.67% +20.97%
10th Percentile £26,250 £19,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,550 £47,500
South Wales median annual salary £34,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -0.71% - +7.69%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Cardiff

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Cardiff

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Linux
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) IIS
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) vSphere
3 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) JBoss
5 4 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) NAS
5 4 (40.00%) High Availability
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
6 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (30.00%) DevOps
6 3 (30.00%) SIEM
6 3 (30.00%) nginx

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring 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 6 (60.00%) IIS
2 4 (40.00%) JBoss
3 3 (30.00%) Apache
3 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (30.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Chatbot
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (30.00%) SaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) NAS
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) SSH
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) WebRTC
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Client/Server
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) CentOS
3 3 (30.00%) Debian
3 3 (30.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) DevOps
3 3 (30.00%) SIEM
3 3 (30.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) vSphere
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) HP