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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 98 97 91
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 8 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.80% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 6.35% 9.09% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 3
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,540 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £50,000 £47,500
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
126 132 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.50% 8.84% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 72 85 45
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 5 August 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (54.55%) SAN
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
5 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 7 (31.82%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
7 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (22.73%) LAN
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 5 (22.73%) MPLS
8 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
9 4 (18.18%) Wireless
9 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
9 4 (18.18%) MRTG
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (18.18%) Network Security
10 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
10 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
10 3 (13.64%) ITIL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) WorkSite
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) SAN
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) WAN
4 5 (22.73%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) MPLS
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
5 4 (18.18%) Network Security
5 4 (18.18%) MRTG
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 1 (4.55%) DHCP
7 1 (4.55%) DNS
7 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) IT Support
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Network Support
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) EPoS
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
2 4 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Information Security
4 1 (4.55%) Document Management
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) MCSE
1 2 (9.09%) CCNP
1 2 (9.09%) CCNA
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) SCCM
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 10 (45.45%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.09%) Avaya
5 2 (9.09%) Juniper
5 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) Polycom
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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