The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 68 73
Rank change year-on-year +13 +5  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.40% 0.72% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 6.45% 6.10% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Median salary £32,750 £35,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.42% +1.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £29,600 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £45,300 £36,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

vSphere 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 31 82 82
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 6.19% 11.80% 10.90%
Number of salaries quoted 29 68 66
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £34,934
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +0.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Cardiff

vSphere
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) IGRP
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus

vSphere
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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IGRP
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) SNMP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) SaltStack
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Great benefits package
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