The first table below looks at the demand for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 95 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.74% 0.58% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category 9.48% 11.67% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 11
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
System Software Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
116 60 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.76% 4.95% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 78 41 40
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,300 £25,000
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%
vSphere
Scotland

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

vSphere
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Edinburgh

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (58.33%) Windows
4 11 (45.83%) HP
5 8 (33.33%) Citrix
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) XenApp
5 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
7 6 (25.00%) NetApp
7 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
7 6 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (25.00%) XenMobile
8 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco
9 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) EMC
9 4 (16.67%) CLARiiON
10 3 (12.50%) AppSense
10 3 (12.50%) Finance
10 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
10 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (12.50%) Dell
10 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing vSphere 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 vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) IP Telephony
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (8.33%) LAN
3 2 (8.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) DHCP
3 2 (8.33%) DNS
3 2 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.17%) VoIP
4 1 (4.17%) VLAN
4 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Server Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) EMC Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) XML
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (58.33%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (8.33%) Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.17%) ITIL
1 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
1 1 (4.17%) Wealth Management
1 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
1 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (4.17%) Time Management
1 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
1 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) VCAP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (33.33%) XenApp
3 7 (29.17%) VMware ESX
4 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (20.83%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.50%) XenServer
6 3 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) XenMobile
2 2 (8.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.17%) SCCM
3 1 (4.17%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) HP
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 6 (25.00%) NetApp
5 5 (20.83%) Cisco
6 4 (16.67%) EMC
7 3 (12.50%) Dell
7 3 (12.50%) AppSense
8 2 (8.33%) Symantec
9 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
9 1 (4.17%) Oracle
9 1 (4.17%) SAP
9 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.17%) Reuters
9 1 (4.17%) Bloomberg