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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 92 92 106
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 1 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.080% 0.73% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.35% 7.41% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £67,500 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -1.16%
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
74 135 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 5.89% 9.92% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 45 72 71
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,630 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £51,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 13 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) NAS
3 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) CA
4 2 (33.33%) Nagios
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Apache
4 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
1 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (50.00%) NAS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) WinDbg
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (16.67%) Clustering
3 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Fund Management
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) BMC Marimba
2 2 (33.33%) Cacti
2 2 (33.33%) Check_MK
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) Varonis
3 2 (33.33%) Veeam