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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 91 107 86
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 9 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.26% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 8.26% 3.70% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 3
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
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
109 108 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.61% 6.95% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 62 72 42
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 6 July 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (57.89%) Finance
5 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 8 (42.11%) Nagios
6 8 (42.11%) AIX
6 8 (42.11%) IIS
6 8 (42.11%) Java
6 8 (42.11%) .NET
6 8 (42.11%) Splunk
7 7 (36.84%) HP SIM
7 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
7 7 (36.84%) SQL
7 7 (36.84%) Linux
7 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
7 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
7 7 (36.84%) Control-M
7 7 (36.84%) HP
7 7 (36.84%) SAN
7 7 (36.84%) Degree
8 6 (31.58%) NetBackup
8 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (31.58%) BMC
8 6 (31.58%) Veritas
8 6 (31.58%) SLA
8 6 (31.58%) Solaris
8 6 (31.58%) Release Management
8 6 (31.58%) Patch Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 8 (42.11%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) Lync
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) PKI
2 1 (5.26%) LPAR
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) AIX
3 7 (36.84%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Solaris
5 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.26%) UNIX
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (31.58%) Release Management
1 6 (31.58%) Patch Management
2 5 (26.32%) Mentoring
2 5 (26.32%) Information Security
2 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) BCP
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) SLA
2 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Nagios
2 7 (36.84%) HP SIM
2 7 (36.84%) Control-M
3 6 (31.58%) NetBackup
4 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (21.05%) Puppet
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
5 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) Splunk
4 7 (36.84%) SolarWinds
4 7 (36.84%) HP
5 6 (31.58%) BMC
5 6 (31.58%) Veritas
6 5 (26.32%) F5
7 1 (5.26%) Symantec
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) NetApp