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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 89 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.94% 0.15% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 2.25% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 7
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £37,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
77 89 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 6.59% 6.72% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 48 66 41
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 22 May 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 19 (79.17%) SAN
2 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
3 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 14 (58.33%) Citrix
6 14 (58.33%) DHCP
6 14 (58.33%) DNS
6 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
6 14 (58.33%) XenApp
7 13 (54.17%) ITIL
7 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
7 13 (54.17%) VPN
7 13 (54.17%) Firewall
8 12 (50.00%) Cisco
8 12 (50.00%) HP
8 12 (50.00%) LAN
8 12 (50.00%) WAN
9 11 (45.83%) Back Office
9 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (41.67%) SCCM
10 10 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (37.50%) SCOM
11 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (37.50%) Windows 7

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 3 (12.50%) IIS
7 1 (4.17%) Lync
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) SAN
2 14 (58.33%) DHCP
2 14 (58.33%) DNS
3 13 (54.17%) VPN
3 13 (54.17%) Firewall
4 12 (50.00%) LAN
4 12 (50.00%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) VLAN
6 2 (8.33%) SSL
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.17%) NAS
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
General
1 11 (45.83%) 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 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
2 4 (16.67%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Clustering
1 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.67%) UNIX
5 4 (16.67%) AIX
5 4 (16.67%) Solaris
5 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 9 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) Data Management
3 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
3 1 (4.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
1 4 (16.67%) Perl
1 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (16.67%) Korn
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (33.33%) CCNP
2 8 (33.33%) CCNA
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) VCDX
5 1 (4.17%) NCDA
5 1 (4.17%) NCIE
5 1 (4.17%) VCAP
5 1 (4.17%) VTSP
5 1 (4.17%) CCA
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 19 (79.17%) Active Directory
2 18 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (58.33%) XenApp
4 4 (16.67%) PowerHA
5 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 2 (8.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) SCCM
2 9 (37.50%) SCOM
3 8 (33.33%) SCVMM
4 4 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (16.67%) NetBackup
4 4 (16.67%) Puppet
5 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (4.17%) Legato
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) VMware
2 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 14 (58.33%) Citrix
4 12 (50.00%) Cisco
4 12 (50.00%) HP
5 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 7 (29.17%) EMC
7 5 (20.83%) Symantec
8 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
8 4 (16.67%) Sun
8 4 (16.67%) Dell
8 4 (16.67%) IBM
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
9 2 (8.33%) NetApp
10 1 (4.17%) Altiris
10 1 (4.17%) CommVault