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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 101 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 7 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.66% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 5.79% 13.56% 6.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Average salary £40,000 £33,250 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.30% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £31,500 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £36,400 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
121 59 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.18% 4.88% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80 41 40
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,400 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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
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 30 July 2014.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
3 7 (77.78%) vSphere
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) AppSense
5 4 (44.44%) XenApp
5 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
5 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (33.33%) XenMobile
6 3 (33.33%) XenServer
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Dell
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) NetApp
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) WSUS
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
8 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu
8 1 (11.11%) PowerShell

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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%) OpenStack
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Wireshark
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
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%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Team Leader
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%) Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
1 1 (11.11%) Wiki
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
1 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (11.11%) Time Management
1 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
1 1 (11.11%) Facility Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 4 (44.44%) XenDesktop
4 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (33.33%) XenServer
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (11.11%) Gluster
5 1 (11.11%) KVM
5 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
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%) SCOM
3 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) AppSense
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Fujitsu
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (11.11%) Symantec