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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 62 65 62
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.37% 1.14% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 2.94% 8.33% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 6
Median salary £36,250 £36,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £26,100 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £38,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

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 68 96 57
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 12.48% 13.69% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 59 84 48
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.83% -11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
4 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (54.55%) Degree
5 6 (54.55%) LAMP
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (54.55%) MCSE
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (45.45%) SaaS
6 5 (45.45%) PaaS
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (45.45%) IaaS
7 4 (36.36%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 4 (36.36%) Unix
8 3 (27.27%) Apache
8 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
8 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 3 (27.27%) RHCE
8 3 (27.27%) DNS
8 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 3 (27.27%) LAN
8 3 (27.27%) WAN

vSphere
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 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) IaaS
2 5 (45.45%) PaaS
2 5 (45.45%) SaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) LAN
1 3 (27.27%) WAN
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) NAS
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Unix
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
7 1 (9.09%) CentOS
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
7 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Competitive Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Conceptual Models
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Security Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (18.18%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) R
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
1 6 (54.55%) MCSE
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (27.27%) RHCE
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
2 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Radware
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) SaltStack