The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank - 41 34
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 0 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 0.38% 3.50%
As % of the System Software category - 2.78% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 10
Average salary - £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
vSphere
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

System Software Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11 36 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.15% 13.53% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 30 53
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,900 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Information Management

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Operations Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
1 4 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Information Management
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) VMware