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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 92 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 0.33% -
As % of the System Software category 6.90% 6.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%
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
145 62 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.88% 5.10% 4.91%
Number of salaries quoted 89 36 43
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

VMware ESXi Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
4 6 (50.00%) Linux
4 6 (50.00%) VLAN
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (41.67%) vSphere
5 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (33.33%) BCP
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) CRM
6 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
6 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 4 (33.33%) IPsec
6 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (33.33%) NAS
6 4 (33.33%) CentOS
6 4 (33.33%) Rackspace
6 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Phone
7 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
7 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Lync
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
2 6 (50.00%) VLAN
3 5 (41.67%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) IPsec
4 4 (33.33%) NAS
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Law
2 2 (16.67%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Phone
5 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) BCP
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) MCSA
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 3 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Nagios
1 2 (16.67%) WSUS
1 2 (16.67%) Cacti
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Rackspace
5 2 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec