Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 122 128
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6 +10
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 8 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.42% 0.95% 1.05%
As % of the System Software category 2.61% 7.55% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 28
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £36,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.65% +11.36% -10.20%
10th Percentile £39,150 £23,725 £19,500
90th Percentile £50,550 £43,875 £50,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

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 Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 306 265 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.99% 12.61% 13.58%
Number of salaries quoted 265 243 283
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £18,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £50,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Wales

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Wales

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
West Wales +12 5 £48,500 +21.25%
South Wales -5 3 £42,500 +30.77%
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (75.00%) IIS
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Clustering
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) Thin Client
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) Replication
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Fat Client
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 5 (62.50%) SCOM
4 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (62.50%) Capacity Management
4 5 (62.50%) Office 365
5 4 (50.00%) SCOrch

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) VSAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Clustering
2 5 (62.50%) Fat Client
2 5 (62.50%) Replication
2 5 (62.50%) Thin Client
3 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Problem Management
2 6 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (62.50%) Capacity Management
3 5 (62.50%) Incident Management
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (50.00%) IT Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) MCITP
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
1 5 (62.50%) SCOM
2 4 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 4 (50.00%) SCOrch
2 4 (50.00%) SCSM
3 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) HP
5 4 (50.00%) Actifio
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds