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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 97 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 13 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.79% 0.19% 1.26%
As % of the System Software category 12.15% 2.86% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 16
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
System Software Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
107 70 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 6.54% 6.51% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 67 45 53
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,150 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 24 April 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (88.89%) VMware
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 21 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (48.15%) Citrix
5 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
5 13 (48.15%) XenApp
6 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (44.44%) SCOM
6 12 (44.44%) ITIL
6 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
7 11 (40.74%) Service Management
7 11 (40.74%) XenDesktop
8 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
8 10 (37.04%) CLARiiON
8 10 (37.04%) EMC
8 10 (37.04%) Finance
9 9 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (33.33%) XML
9 9 (33.33%) Perl
9 9 (33.33%) NetApp
9 9 (33.33%) Symantec
9 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
10 8 (29.63%) Retail
10 8 (29.63%) Fujitsu
11 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
11 7 (25.93%) HP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) NetScaler
1 3 (11.11%) Firewall
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) VoIP
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) DHCP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 8 (29.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 3 (11.11%) Server Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Server Support
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (11.11%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 11 (40.74%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.41%) RDF
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
2 9 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) MCSE
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 21 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (48.15%) XenApp
3 11 (40.74%) XenDesktop
4 9 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (25.93%) Active Directory
5 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) SCOM
2 4 (14.81%) SCCM
3 3 (11.11%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 18 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (48.15%) Citrix
4 10 (37.04%) EMC
5 9 (33.33%) NetApp
5 9 (33.33%) Symantec
6 8 (29.63%) Fujitsu
7 7 (25.93%) HP
8 2 (7.41%) Dell
8 2 (7.41%) Mitel
9 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.70%) Cisco
9 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
Edinburgh
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago