The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 104 83 89
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.18% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 2.83% 2.74% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £46,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +13.58%
System Software Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
106 73 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.35% 6.56% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 68 48 52
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,698 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
VMware ESX
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) CMDB
2 2 (66.67%) Fiddler
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
1 2 (66.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) Fujitsu
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) HP