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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 90 88 78
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 13 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.87% 0.41% 1.18%
As % of the System Software category 9.15% 8.33% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 11
Average salary £40,000 £43,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
142 60 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.49% 4.98% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88 38 42
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.77% +6.13%

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 21 August 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (92.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (60.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) HP
5 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (32.00%) VMware ESX
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) NetApp
7 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (24.00%) Citrix
8 6 (24.00%) XenApp
8 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (20.00%) EMC
9 5 (20.00%) CLARiiON
9 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 5 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 5 (20.00%) NetScaler
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (20.00%) XenMobile
10 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (16.00%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
10 4 (16.00%) VCAP
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) VPN
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
4 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.00%) VLAN
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (4.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (16.00%) Analyst
1 4 (16.00%) Consultant
1 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (16.00%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (16.00%) Administrator
1 4 (16.00%) Technical Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Storage Consultant
1 4 (16.00%) Implementation Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) EMC Storage Consultant
1 4 (16.00%) EMC Engineer
1 4 (16.00%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (12.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Server Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Server Support
4 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (8.00%) Linux
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (8.00%) Time Management
1 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (8.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (16.00%) VCAP
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (24.00%) XenApp
3 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (24.00%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
6 3 (12.00%) XenServer
7 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) XenMobile
2 4 (16.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (8.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (44.00%) HP
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (28.00%) NetApp
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix
5 5 (20.00%) EMC
6 3 (12.00%) Dell
6 3 (12.00%) AppSense
7 1 (4.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Reuters
7 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) SAP