Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 121 145
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24 -23
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 11 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.53% 1.03% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 3.49% 6.95% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 17
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% -9.59%
10th Percentile £29,250 £26,850 £22,800
90th Percentile £47,750 £44,000 £46,800
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 315 302 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.31% 14.77% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 285 274 284
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £18,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Wales over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram 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 17 November 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
South Wales -14 8 £38,500 +2.67% 1
West Wales +12 3 £47,500 +18.75%
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 7 (63.64%) Clustering
5 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (54.55%) SAN
5 6 (54.55%) IIS
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
6 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (45.45%) Office 365
6 5 (45.45%) HP
6 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
7 4 (36.36%) SCCM
7 4 (36.36%) SCOM
7 4 (36.36%) Migration
7 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
7 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange

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 (54.55%) IIS
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (27.27%) SAS
4 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (18.18%) nginx
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (45.45%) Office 365
3 3 (27.27%) Mimecast
4 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) NAS
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) VSAN
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MongoDB
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Clustering
2 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
3 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
3 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 3 (27.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 2 (18.18%) Debian
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Problem Management
2 6 (54.55%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
4 3 (27.27%) Capacity Management
4 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (27.27%) High Availability
4 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (27.27%) IT Strategy
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Service Management
4 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) SIEM
6 1 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (9.09%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCITP
2 3 (27.27%) MCSA
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) Hyper-V
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
1 4 (36.36%) SCOM
2 3 (27.27%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (27.27%) SCOrch
2 3 (27.27%) SCSM
3 2 (18.18%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Actifio
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 1 (9.09%) Veeam