Period
to 17 August 2017

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 6 months to 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 110 134
Rank change year-on-year +11 +24 -11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 12 24 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.80% 1.06% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 6.19% 8.19% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 19
South Wales median annual salary £37,000 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +15.94% +15.00%
10th Percentile £29,875 £31,750 £28,700
90th Percentile £42,425 £59,125 £42,750
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94% +15.00%

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 194 293 279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 12.86% 12.92% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 178 259 242
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,434
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.64% +4.35%
10th Percentile £22,425 £18,700 £21,150
90th Percentile £51,250 £50,450 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% +3.03%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in South Wales over the 6 months to 17 August 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 17 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +23 11 £37,500 +3.45% 2
Caerphilly -3 1 £32,000 -20.00%
vSphere
Wales

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
3 10 (83.33%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) VPN
5 7 (58.33%) IIS
5 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
5 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (50.00%) SAN
7 5 (41.67%) Firewall
7 5 (41.67%) Unix
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
8 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (33.33%) NAS
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (33.33%) High Availability
8 4 (33.33%) JBoss
8 4 (33.33%) LAN
8 4 (33.33%) WAN
8 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 4 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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 7 (58.33%) IIS
2 4 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Chatbot
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (25.00%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) NAS
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) BGP
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 3 (25.00%) HTTP
5 3 (25.00%) IGRP
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) SNMP
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (8.33%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) WebRTC
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Problem Management
3 4 (33.33%) High Availability
4 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Network Design
4 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 2 (16.67%) Change Management
5 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (8.33%) Server Hardening
6 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCITP
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) Avaya
7 1 (8.33%) SaltStack