The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 93 95 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 16 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.02% 0.93% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 11.59% 8.81% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 2
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £22,160 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
vSphere
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
138 159 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.83% 10.60% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 85 98 37
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,875
% change year-on-year
- -3.53%

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 3 September 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) SAN
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
5 8 (30.77%) MySQL
5 8 (30.77%) Cisco
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (26.92%) NAS
6 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
6 7 (26.92%) Firewall
7 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
7 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
7 5 (19.23%) iSCSI
7 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (19.23%) Replication
7 5 (19.23%) WAN
7 5 (19.23%) Dell
7 5 (19.23%) EqualLogic
7 5 (19.23%) Change Control
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
8 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
8 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
8 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
8 4 (15.38%) Nagios
8 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 4 (15.38%) Linux

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.85%) WorkSite
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) SAN
2 7 (26.92%) Firewall
2 7 (26.92%) NAS
3 5 (19.23%) iSCSI
3 5 (19.23%) WAN
4 3 (11.54%) MPLS
5 2 (7.69%) Wireless
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security
5 2 (7.69%) VPN
5 2 (7.69%) LAN
5 2 (7.69%) VoIP
5 2 (7.69%) MRTG
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Administrator
1 8 (30.77%) Technical Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Replication
1 5 (19.23%) EqualLogic
2 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (7.69%) EPoS
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (15.38%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
1 5 (19.23%) Change Control
2 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
3 2 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Document Management
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) Communications Security
4 1 (3.85%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) MCSE
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) CCNP
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
1 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Nagios
2 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
2 3 (11.54%) BMC Marimba
2 3 (11.54%) Cacti
2 3 (11.54%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Check_MK
3 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco
4 5 (19.23%) Dell
5 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 4 (15.38%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.54%) Veeam
6 3 (11.54%) Avaya
6 3 (11.54%) Juniper
6 3 (11.54%) EMC
7 2 (7.69%) Symantec
7 2 (7.69%) Polycom
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix
8 1 (3.85%) HP
Edinburgh
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Circa £40,000 dependent on experience plus benefits
Posted: 21 days ago