Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 36 42
Rank change year-on-year -15 +6 +21
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 86 123 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.26% 6.42% 5.49%
As % of the System Software category 26.38% 48.81% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 75 115 97
Wales median annual salary £40,210 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.23% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £29,000 £22,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £48,250 £49,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

VMware Infrastructure 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 326 252 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.15% 13.16% 13.84%
Number of salaries quoted 289 228 276
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.94% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,500 £18,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Wales over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
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 Infrastructure within the Wales region over the 6 months to 15 October 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 -20 61 £40,000 +23.08% 15
West Wales -3 12 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Mid Wales -4 7 - -
North Wales -9 4 £39,750 +44.55% 1
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 Infrastructure.

1 86 (100.00%) VMware
2 66 (76.74%) Windows
3 54 (62.79%) Windows Server
4 51 (59.30%) Microsoft
4 51 (59.30%) Active Directory
5 34 (39.53%) Hyper-V
6 32 (37.21%) Linux
7 30 (34.88%) Firewall
7 30 (34.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 29 (33.72%) Office 365
9 28 (32.56%) ITIL
10 26 (30.23%) MS Exchange
10 26 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (30.23%) Problem-Solving
11 23 (26.74%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (26.74%) SLA
11 23 (26.74%) SAN
12 21 (24.42%) LAN
12 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (23.26%) PowerShell
14 19 (22.09%) CentOS
15 18 (20.93%) Replication
16 17 (19.77%) WAN
16 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (18.60%) Ansible
17 16 (18.60%) DevOps
17 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
18 15 (17.44%) Red Hat
19 14 (16.28%) Citrix

VMware Infrastructure
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 26 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (10.47%) IIS
3 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.81%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.65%) nginx
6 4 (4.65%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.49%) Apache
7 3 (3.49%) Apache Solr
7 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.16%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 29 (33.72%) Office 365
2 26 (30.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (26.74%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (9.30%) Stackdriver
5 5 (5.81%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.81%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.16%) IaaS
6 1 (1.16%) PaaS
6 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (34.88%) Firewall
2 23 (26.74%) SAN
3 21 (24.42%) LAN
4 17 (19.77%) WAN
5 14 (16.28%) DNS
6 11 (12.79%) Wireshark
7 10 (11.63%) DHCP
8 8 (9.30%) VoIP
9 7 (8.14%) NetScaler
9 7 (8.14%) WLAN
10 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
11 5 (5.81%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (5.81%) VPN
12 4 (4.65%) SMS
12 4 (4.65%) VLAN
13 3 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (3.49%) IPsec
13 3 (3.49%) Network Security
13 3 (3.49%) RTP
14 2 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.65%) MySQL
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.16%) Power BI
6 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (9.30%) CF BOSH
2 4 (4.65%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (1.16%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.16%) RSpec
4 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.16%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (11.63%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Advertising
3 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (31.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (19.77%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Consultant
3 12 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.95%) Technical Consultant
4 11 (12.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (10.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (8.14%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Technical Support
7 7 (8.14%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 5 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Cloud Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) IT Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) REST
1 8 (9.30%) Web Services
2 2 (2.33%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.16%) .NET
3 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.16%) COM
3 1 (1.16%) JSON
3 1 (1.16%) LAMP
3 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (20.93%) Replication
2 13 (15.12%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.12%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.47%) Clustering
4 8 (9.30%) Cloud Native
5 7 (8.14%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (8.14%) User Experience
6 5 (5.81%) Fat Client
6 5 (5.81%) Thin Client
7 3 (3.49%) PKI
8 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.16%) iPhone
8 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.16%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (76.74%) Windows
2 54 (62.79%) Windows Server
3 32 (37.21%) Linux
4 21 (24.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (22.09%) CentOS
6 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
8 13 (15.12%) Ubuntu
9 11 (12.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (11.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (8.14%) Windows 10
12 5 (5.81%) Debian
13 4 (4.65%) Windows 8
14 3 (3.49%) SUSE
14 3 (3.49%) Unix
15 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
16 1 (1.16%) AIX
16 1 (1.16%) Android
16 1 (1.16%) CatOS
16 1 (1.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 28 (32.56%) ITIL
3 26 (30.23%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (18.60%) DevOps
5 14 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (16.28%) Project Management
6 13 (15.12%) Capacity Management
7 12 (13.95%) Problem Management
7 12 (13.95%) Service Management
8 11 (12.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (12.79%) High Availability
9 10 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.47%) Data Protection
11 8 (9.30%) Mentoring
11 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
11 8 (9.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 7 (8.14%) Decision-Making
12 7 (8.14%) Load Balancing
12 7 (8.14%) Proactive Management
12 7 (8.14%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.79%) Bash Shell
2 11 (12.79%) Python
3 8 (9.30%) Groovy
3 8 (9.30%) SQL
4 6 (6.98%) Java
5 1 (1.16%) C#
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.47%) MCITP
3 8 (9.30%) Degree
4 7 (8.14%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.65%) MCSA
6 2 (2.33%) MCSE
6 2 (2.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) CCNA
7 1 (1.16%) CCNP
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.16%) MCP
7 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (26.74%) SLA
2 4 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 51 (59.30%) Active Directory
2 34 (39.53%) Hyper-V
3 14 (16.28%) Docker
4 7 (8.14%) Terminal Services
4 7 (8.14%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.65%) vSphere
6 3 (3.49%) KVM
6 3 (3.49%) Xen
7 2 (2.33%) VMware Server
7 2 (2.33%) XenApp
7 2 (2.33%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.16%) LXC
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (18.60%) Ansible
2 11 (12.79%) Puppet
3 10 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (10.47%) SCCM
5 7 (8.14%) SCOM
6 5 (5.81%) NetBackup
6 5 (5.81%) SCOrch
7 4 (4.65%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (4.65%) Kubernetes
7 4 (4.65%) Salt
7 4 (4.65%) SCSM
7 4 (4.65%) Terraform
8 3 (3.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.16%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.16%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.16%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 86 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (59.30%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.44%) Red Hat
4 14 (16.28%) Cisco
4 14 (16.28%) Citrix
5 12 (13.95%) Veeam
6 9 (10.47%) HP
7 8 (9.30%) Google
7 8 (9.30%) Splunk
8 5 (5.81%) Oracle
9 4 (4.65%) 3PAR
9 4 (4.65%) Actifio
9 4 (4.65%) F5
9 4 (4.65%) Veritas
10 3 (3.49%) Brocade
10 3 (3.49%) EMC
10 3 (3.49%) Nimble Storage
11 2 (2.33%) Apple
11 2 (2.33%) Juniper
11 2 (2.33%) Mitel