The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 86 93 97
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% 0.16% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 3.90% 2.53% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +55.73%
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.83% -5.29%

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
77 79 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.06% 6.38% 9.53%
Number of salaries quoted 59 50 70
Median salary £49,000 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) NetApp
3 10 (66.67%) DevOps
3 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco
5 8 (53.33%) EMC
5 8 (53.33%) Firewall
5 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (53.33%) EMC VNX
5 8 (53.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 6 (40.00%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) WAN
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) Private Cloud
6 6 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (33.33%) Perl
7 5 (33.33%) Python
8 4 (26.67%) SAN
8 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (26.67%) NAS
8 4 (26.67%) Puppet
8 4 (26.67%) Ansible
8 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (26.67%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (26.67%) vRealize
9 3 (20.00%) Capistrano
9 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (20.00%) Jenkins

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (13.33%) G Suite
2 2 (13.33%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 4 (26.67%) NAS
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) GCC
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) MSI
2 2 (13.33%) NuGet
2 2 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Vagrant
3 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) EMC Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (53.33%) EMC VNX
2 8 (53.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 6 (40.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.67%) VMS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) DevOps
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Service Design
6 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Test Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Perl
1 5 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) NCDA
2 2 (13.33%) NCIE
2 2 (13.33%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) vCloud
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
5 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Ansible
1 4 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
1 4 (26.67%) vRealize
2 3 (20.00%) Capistrano
2 3 (20.00%) yum
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) PowerCLI
4 1 (6.67%) Nagios
4 1 (6.67%) Perfmon
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM
4 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) NetApp
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco
4 8 (53.33%) EMC
5 3 (20.00%) Perforce
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) F5
6 2 (13.33%) Google
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) HP
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