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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 84 97 100
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.65% 0.080% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 6.09% 1.56% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Median salary £39,057 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+73.58% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
115 64 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.62% 5.14% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 80 38 68
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 23 January 2017.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 13 (65.00%) DevOps
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco
4 12 (60.00%) NetApp
5 11 (55.00%) Private Cloud
6 10 (50.00%) EMC VNX
6 10 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (50.00%) Firewall
6 10 (50.00%) EMC
7 8 (40.00%) LAN
7 8 (40.00%) WAN
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
9 5 (25.00%) Linux
9 5 (25.00%) Python
9 5 (25.00%) CCNP
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (25.00%) Ruby
10 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (20.00%) Java
10 4 (20.00%) Perl
10 4 (20.00%) vRealize
11 3 (15.00%) Ansible
11 3 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
11 3 (15.00%) SaaS
11 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
11 3 (15.00%) Puppet
11 3 (15.00%) Converged Infrastructure

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) G Suite
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (10.00%) NAS
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) GCC
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Maven
1 2 (10.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) EMC Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 7 (35.00%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (55.00%) Private Cloud
3 10 (50.00%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) CentOS
4 2 (10.00%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) VMS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (65.00%) DevOps
2 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (10.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Kanban
3 2 (10.00%) Open Source
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Service Design
4 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Test Management
4 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Python
1 5 (25.00%) Ruby
2 4 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
3 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CCNP
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) NCDA
3 2 (10.00%) NCIE
3 2 (10.00%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (10.00%) vCloud
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) vRealize
2 3 (15.00%) Ansible
2 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (15.00%) Puppet
3 2 (10.00%) Capistrano
3 2 (10.00%) Terraform
3 2 (10.00%) yum
4 1 (5.00%) Nagios
4 1 (5.00%) Perfmon
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) VMware
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
3 12 (60.00%) NetApp
4 10 (50.00%) EMC
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Google
5 2 (10.00%) Perforce
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) HP