The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 94 107 86
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 7 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.51% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 7.53% 2.75% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £50,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
VMware ESX
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 Edinburgh region.

System Software Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
93 109 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.81% 6.62% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 55 68 50
Average salary £36,878 £32,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -0.93%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Edinburgh

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMware ESX 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 VMware ESX.

1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (62.50%) Control-M
4 10 (62.50%) HP
5 9 (56.25%) AIX
5 9 (56.25%) Linux
5 9 (56.25%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) SolarWinds
5 9 (56.25%) HP SIM
5 9 (56.25%) Finance
6 8 (50.00%) NetBackup
6 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) BMC
7 7 (43.75%) Veritas
7 7 (43.75%) Solaris
7 7 (43.75%) Release Management
8 6 (37.50%) Asset Management
9 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (31.25%) Degree
9 5 (31.25%) IIS
9 5 (31.25%) .NET
9 5 (31.25%) Java
9 5 (31.25%) Nagios
9 5 (31.25%) F5
9 5 (31.25%) Splunk
10 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMware ESX 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 VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) AIX
2 9 (56.25%) Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Release Management
2 6 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) BCP
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
1 2 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Control-M
2 9 (56.25%) HP SIM
3 8 (50.00%) NetBackup
4 5 (31.25%) Nagios
5 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
5 1 (6.25%) Puppet
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) HP
3 9 (56.25%) SolarWinds
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) BMC
5 7 (43.75%) Veritas
6 5 (31.25%) F5
6 5 (31.25%) Splunk
7 2 (12.50%) NetApp
8 1 (6.25%) Symantec
8 1 (6.25%) Cisco
8 1 (6.25%) EMC
8 1 (6.25%) Intel
8 1 (6.25%) Brocade