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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 92 100 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.66% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 10.68% 9.35% 8.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Average salary £35,000 £35,750 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% +14.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £33,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,250 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
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
103 107 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.63% 7.11% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 55 74 60
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £51,750 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) SAN
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (46.15%) MRTG
5 6 (46.15%) MPLS
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
6 5 (38.46%) Wireless
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
7 4 (30.77%) Network Security
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (23.08%) F5
8 3 (23.08%) WAAS
8 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
8 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
9 2 (15.38%) VoIP

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
1 8 (61.54%) Firewall
2 6 (46.15%) MPLS
2 6 (46.15%) LAN
2 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 6 (46.15%) MRTG
3 5 (38.46%) Wireless
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 4 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (23.08%) WAAS
6 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 2 (15.38%) VPN
7 1 (7.69%) DNS
7 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
7 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (7.69%) VLAN
7 1 (7.69%) DHCP
7 1 (7.69%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (15.38%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
1 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) IT Governance
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (15.38%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) SolarWinds
3 7 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Posted: 16 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago