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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 103 89 75
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 2 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.14% 1.12% 1.37%
As % of the System Software category 1.42% 14.68% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 5
Average salary - £47,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +39.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
141 109 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.05% 7.62% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 69 57 36
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £25,000 £26,923
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £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 24 December 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
4 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco
5 8 (53.33%) EMC
5 8 (53.33%) NetApp
6 7 (46.67%) CLARiiON
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
8 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) HP
8 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 5 (33.33%) VCAP
9 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
10 3 (20.00%) Dell
10 3 (20.00%) Citrix
10 3 (20.00%) SAN
10 3 (20.00%) AppSense
10 3 (20.00%) VLAN
10 3 (20.00%) XenApp
10 3 (20.00%) XenServer
10 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
10 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
10 3 (20.00%) XenMobile

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
1 3 (20.00%) VLAN
1 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (13.33%) WAAS
2 2 (13.33%) MRTG
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (13.33%) MPLS
2 2 (13.33%) Ethernet
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) OSPF
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Storage Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) EMC Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) EMC Storage Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) EMC Storage Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) CLARiiON
2 2 (13.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
1 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (13.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (33.33%) VCAP
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) XenApp
4 3 (20.00%) XenServer
4 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (13.33%) vCloud
5 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (20.00%) XenMobile
3 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) EMC
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 8 (53.33%) NetApp
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Dell
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) AppSense
5 2 (13.33%) Brocade
5 2 (13.33%) Veeam
5 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (6.67%) Reuters
6 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
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