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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESXi
Rank 102 105 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.15% 0.085%
As % of the System Software category 2.36% 1.89% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-10.58% +10.38%
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
127 106 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.28% 7.77% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 63 67 45
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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 26 January 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) SAN
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (75.00%) Lync
4 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 9 (75.00%) IP Telephony
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco IPT
4 9 (75.00%) Blackberry
4 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (75.00%) IIS
4 9 (75.00%) MS Office
4 9 (75.00%) ITIL
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Phone
5 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
5 7 (58.33%) Law
5 7 (58.33%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (41.67%) Degree
7 4 (33.33%) MCSA
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 9 (75.00%) IIS
1 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (75.00%) Lync
1 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) SAN
2 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 9 (75.00%) IP Telephony
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (16.67%) IPsec
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Law
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Phone
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) BCP
3 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) MCSA
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (58.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) Cacti
2 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Rackspace
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat