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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 100 102 90
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 6 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.47% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 4.76% 5.30% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 4
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +20.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £29,700 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,750 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
126 132 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.50% 8.84% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 72 85 45
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 5 August 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) IIS
4 8 (66.67%) Java
4 8 (66.67%) .NET
4 8 (66.67%) Nagios
4 8 (66.67%) Splunk
5 7 (58.33%) Degree
5 7 (58.33%) SAN
5 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
6 6 (50.00%) SLA
7 5 (41.67%) Information Security
7 5 (41.67%) F5
7 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
8 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (33.33%) Puppet
8 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (16.67%) Time Management
10 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (16.67%) AIX
10 2 (16.67%) BCP
10 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (66.67%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) AIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Information Security
1 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) BCP
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
2 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) Nagios
2 4 (33.33%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
3 1 (8.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (8.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Splunk
4 5 (41.67%) F5
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) IBM
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago