The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 91 89
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.24% 0.50% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 1.87% 3.80% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 7
Median salary £36,250 £33,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.02% -8.90%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £23,500 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.65%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 107 158 158
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 12.77% 13.14% 13.01%
Number of salaries quoted 93 139 132
Median salary £35,000 £34,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for vSphere in South Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff 0 2 £36,250 +13.28%
vSphere
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South Wales region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) MCSE
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) LAMP
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) SaaS
6 3 (33.33%) PaaS
6 3 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) IaaS
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 2 (22.22%) ITIL
7 2 (22.22%) SQL

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (33.33%) IaaS
2 3 (33.33%) PaaS
2 3 (33.33%) SaaS
3 2 (22.22%) Office 365
4 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) HTTP
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) CentOS
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Security Management
2 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
2 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
1 2 (22.22%) Python
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) R
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (22.22%) RHCE
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Radware
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) SaltStack