The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 94 111 88
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 9 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.73% 0.22% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 11.54% 2.73% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +12.31%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
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 Glasgow region.

System Software Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
78 110 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.31% 7.91% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 45 80 29
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,100 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

vSphere
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Glasgow region.

vSphere Salary Trend in Glasgow

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 23 (95.83%) VMware
2 20 (83.33%) SAN
3 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
4 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 14 (58.33%) ITIL
7 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
7 13 (54.17%) DHCP
7 13 (54.17%) DNS
8 12 (50.00%) Cisco
8 12 (50.00%) HP
8 12 (50.00%) VPN
8 12 (50.00%) Citrix
8 12 (50.00%) Firewall
8 12 (50.00%) XenApp
9 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
10 10 (41.67%) LAN
10 10 (41.67%) WAN
11 9 (37.50%) Back Office
11 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (37.50%) SCCM
12 8 (33.33%) SCOM
12 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
12 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
12 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
2 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (29.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 3 (12.50%) IIS
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) SAN
2 13 (54.17%) DNS
2 13 (54.17%) DHCP
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) VPN
4 10 (41.67%) LAN
4 10 (41.67%) WAN
5 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) VLAN
5 2 (8.33%) NAS
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security
6 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
6 1 (4.17%) SSL
General
1 9 (37.50%) Back Office
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Advertising
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 4 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (16.67%) UNIX
6 4 (16.67%) AIX
6 4 (16.67%) Solaris
6 4 (16.67%) Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 8 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
3 1 (4.17%) ERP
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
3 1 (4.17%) Information Security
3 1 (4.17%) Data Management
3 1 (4.17%) Information Assurance
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (16.67%) Korn
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (25.00%) CCNP
2 6 (25.00%) CCNA
2 6 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) MCSA
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) VCDX
4 1 (4.17%) NCDA
4 1 (4.17%) NCIE
4 1 (4.17%) VCAP
4 1 (4.17%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (16.67%) PowerHA
5 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.17%) NFS
6 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) SCCM
2 8 (33.33%) SCOM
3 6 (25.00%) SCVMM
4 4 (16.67%) Puppet
4 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (4.17%) Legato
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco
3 12 (50.00%) HP
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) EMC
5 6 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (20.83%) Symantec
7 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (16.67%) Oracle
7 4 (16.67%) Dell
7 4 (16.67%) IBM
7 4 (16.67%) Sun
8 2 (8.33%) NetApp
9 1 (4.17%) CommVault
9 1 (4.17%) Altiris