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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 109 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.42% -
As % of the System Software category 2.41% 6.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £33,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.79% +10.00%
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
166 89 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.02% 6.22% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 84 36 44
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 31 October 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 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) HP
4 6 (54.55%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) SAN
5 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) Dell
7 3 (27.27%) EMC
7 3 (27.27%) Intel
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) BMC
7 3 (27.27%) Control-M
7 3 (27.27%) AppSense
7 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
7 3 (27.27%) Brocade
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (27.27%) XenApp
7 3 (27.27%) XenServer
7 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
3 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Wiki
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Wealth Management
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (9.09%) Facility Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) XenServer
3 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
5 1 (9.09%) Gluster
5 1 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Control-M
1 3 (27.27%) XenMobile
2 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) NetApp
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) BMC
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) AppSense
5 3 (27.27%) Brocade
5 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) EMC
5 3 (27.27%) Intel
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) SAP
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) IBM