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

VMware vSphere
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 84 101
Rank change year-on-year -1 +17  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.41% 1.16% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 3.67% 8.38% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 3
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £35,000 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £41,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

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 Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 109 179 162
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 11.18% 13.79% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 100 139 138
Median salary £36,116 £37,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £23,545
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Wales

vSphere
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Wales

vSphere
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
South Wales +6 2 £32,750 -18.12%
West Wales - 2 £43,000 -
vSphere
UK

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

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (50.00%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) Python
6 3 (37.50%) IIS
6 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 3 (37.50%) WAN
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (37.50%) DevOps
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (25.00%) Migration
7 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
7 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (25.00%) F5
7 2 (25.00%) Splunk
7 2 (25.00%) SIEM
7 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (25.00%) CentOS

vSphere
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 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) IGRP
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) SNMP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Clearswift
3 2 (25.00%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) SaltStack