The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 38 40 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 1.09% 1.88% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 13.33% 10.34% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 2
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £45,824
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -34.53%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 58 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 8.15% 18.18% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19 41 39
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,605 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £45,759 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
Scotland

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

vSphere
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Aberdeen

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Information Management
4 1 (20.00%) MCITP
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) NETGEAR
4 1 (20.00%) Android

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing vSphere also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Operations Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
1 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) CentOS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) NETGEAR
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco