The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 99 101 92
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.15% 0.071% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 1.59% 0.87% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
VMware ESXi
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
126 115 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.32% 8.20% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67 79 50
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,050 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,700 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Edinburgh region.

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in Edinburgh

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 6 (75.00%) MS Office
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco IPT
2 6 (75.00%) Lync
2 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Phone
3 4 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) Law
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Cacti
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) IIS
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) Lync
1 6 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) IP Telephony
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
2 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 2 (25.00%) IPsec
2 2 (25.00%) VoIP
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Phone
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
1 2 (25.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat