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 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 ESX Server
Rank 98 85 86
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 6 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.75% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 4.03% 14.52% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
149 62 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.95% 5.17% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 93 36 42
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) vSphere
3 5 (55.56%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (33.33%) XenMobile
5 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Dell
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) AppSense
5 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 3 (33.33%) XenServer
5 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) WSUS
6 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
6 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 2 (22.22%) Asset Management

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
1 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
3 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Facility Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (88.89%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) XenServer
3 3 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
5 1 (11.11%) Gluster
5 1 (11.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) XenMobile
2 2 (22.22%) WSUS
3 1 (11.11%) Puppet
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) AppSense
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) IBM