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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 87 106 80
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -26
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 13 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 0.72% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 13.54% 11.01% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 5
Average salary £37,500 £46,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,250 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -4.06%
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
96 109 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 7.03% 6.54% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 57 72 60
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £52,028
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 11 (64.71%) SAN
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (47.06%) WAN
5 8 (47.06%) MPLS
6 7 (41.18%) LAN
6 7 (41.18%) MRTG
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (35.29%) Wireless
7 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (29.41%) Finance
8 5 (29.41%) Network Security
8 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
9 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
10 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (17.65%) F5
10 3 (17.65%) WAAS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) SAN
1 11 (64.71%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) MPLS
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
3 7 (41.18%) LAN
3 7 (41.18%) MRTG
4 6 (35.29%) Wireless
5 5 (29.41%) Network Security
5 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (17.65%) WAAS
7 2 (11.76%) VoIP
7 2 (11.76%) VPN
8 1 (5.88%) DNS
8 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
8 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (5.88%) VLAN
8 1 (5.88%) PBX
8 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
1 2 (11.76%) Big Data
2 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
7 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 1 (5.88%) Administrator
7 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) IT Support
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Network Support
7 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.88%) Handset
1 1 (5.88%) Replication
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
1 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Linux
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Asset Management
1 4 (23.53%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (11.76%) CTC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
2 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
4 8 (47.06%) SolarWinds
5 3 (17.65%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) Apple
7 1 (5.88%) Dell