Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 128 126
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 +12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 16 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.77% 1.10% 1.09%
As % of the System Software category 4.94% 8.12% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 29
Wales median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% - +20.97%
10th Percentile £26,875 £30,800 £28,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £51,500 £42,750
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

vSphere 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 324 357 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.60% 13.50% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 293 281 269
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,300 £18,750 £19,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £46,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.53%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 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
South Wales +18 13 £37,500 -
North Wales - 2 £27,750 - 1
West Wales -17 1 £45,000 +20.00%
vSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) VPN
5 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (50.00%) Problem Management
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (50.00%) SAN
7 7 (43.75%) Firewall
7 7 (43.75%) IIS
7 7 (43.75%) Unix
7 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
7 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
7 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (37.50%) Service Management
9 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (31.25%) MCSE
9 5 (31.25%) MCITP
10 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
10 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (25.00%) NAS
10 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 7 (43.75%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Chatbot
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) SaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) VPN
2 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 7 (43.75%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) DHCP
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
4 4 (25.00%) NAS
4 4 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (18.75%) HTTP
5 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 2 (12.50%) BGP
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 2 (12.50%) IGRP
6 2 (12.50%) OSPF
6 2 (12.50%) SNMP
6 2 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) WebRTC
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 2 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (43.75%) Unix
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 8 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 6 (37.50%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) High Availability
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Network Design
7 1 (6.25%) Coaching
7 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) MCITP
1 5 (31.25%) MCSE
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (12.50%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
5 4 (25.00%) Avaya
6 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (12.50%) F5
7 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.25%) HP