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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 79 101 106
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 0.28% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 10.48% 4.12% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 0
Median salary £34,169 £32,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.77% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +10.93%
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
105 97 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.48% 6.82% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 76 57 69
Median salary £39,057 £38,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +17.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £56,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 22 (81.48%) Data Centre
3 19 (70.37%) DevOps
3 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (66.67%) Private Cloud
5 17 (62.96%) Cisco
6 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (51.85%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (48.15%) NetApp
9 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (44.44%) EMC
9 12 (44.44%) Firewall
9 12 (44.44%) LAN
9 12 (44.44%) WAN
9 12 (44.44%) EMC VNX
10 10 (37.04%) CCNP
11 7 (25.93%) Linux
11 7 (25.93%) Converged Infrastructure
12 6 (22.22%) vRealize
12 6 (22.22%) Windows
13 5 (18.52%) Python
13 5 (18.52%) Ruby
13 5 (18.52%) Kanban
14 4 (14.81%) SaaS
14 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
14 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
14 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
14 4 (14.81%) CCNA
15 3 (11.11%) Active Directory

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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) JBoss
1 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) SaaS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) G Suite
3 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
1 12 (44.44%) LAN
1 12 (44.44%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.70%) NAS
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) GCC
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.70%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Network Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (29.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (25.93%) EMC Engineer
5 7 (25.93%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 5 (18.52%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Data Centre Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Data Manager
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Specialist
8 1 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (3.70%) Memcached
1 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (81.48%) Data Centre
2 18 (66.67%) Private Cloud
3 12 (44.44%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) CentOS
4 2 (7.41%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.41%) VMS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (70.37%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) Converged Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Kanban
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (7.41%) Build Automation
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Security Management
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Open Source
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Project Management
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Test Management
7 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Python
1 5 (18.52%) Ruby
2 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) CCNP
3 4 (14.81%) CCNA
3 4 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) CCENT
4 1 (3.70%) NCDA
4 1 (3.70%) NCIE
4 1 (3.70%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (51.85%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) OpenSSH
4 1 (3.70%) vCloud
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) vRealize
2 3 (11.11%) Ansible
2 3 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (7.41%) Capistrano
3 2 (7.41%) Terraform
3 2 (7.41%) yum
4 1 (3.70%) Nagios
4 1 (3.70%) Perfmon
4 1 (3.70%) PowerCLI
4 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 17 (62.96%) Cisco
3 13 (48.15%) NetApp
4 12 (44.44%) EMC
5 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.41%) Perforce
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix
7 1 (3.70%) Google
7 1 (3.70%) HP