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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 102 93 111
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.39% 0.73% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 4.03% 11.11% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £43,400 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £45,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -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
124 81 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.77% 6.55% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 79 48 82
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.06%

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 28 April 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (95.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (90.48%) Windows
3 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
4 18 (85.71%) SAN
5 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
5 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (76.19%) DHCP
6 16 (76.19%) DNS
6 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (57.14%) Dell
7 12 (57.14%) EMC
8 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
8 11 (52.38%) IIS
8 11 (52.38%) Clustering
9 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
10 9 (42.86%) EMC NetWorker
10 9 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
12 7 (33.33%) IBM
13 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
13 5 (23.81%) Back Office
13 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
13 5 (23.81%) Cisco
14 4 (19.05%) MS Office
14 4 (19.05%) Citrix
14 4 (19.05%) Intel Security
14 4 (19.05%) XenApp
14 4 (19.05%) EqualLogic
15 3 (14.29%) Windows 7

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 11 (52.38%) IIS
1 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) SAN
2 16 (76.19%) DHCP
2 16 (76.19%) DNS
3 3 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) WAAS
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (23.81%) Back Office
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Administrator
1 6 (28.57%) Backup Administrator
1 6 (28.57%) Storage Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) EMC Storage Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Operations Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Backup Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Manager
5 2 (9.52%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Clustering
2 4 (19.05%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) EMC Centera
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) Security Patching
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) MCP
1 1 (4.76%) MCSA
1 1 (4.76%) MCSE
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) XenApp
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.76%) SCCM
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (90.48%) Microsoft
3 12 (57.14%) Dell
3 12 (57.14%) EMC
4 7 (33.33%) IBM
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) Intel Security
7 2 (9.52%) Avaya
7 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.76%) Compaq
8 1 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) NetApp
8 1 (4.76%) Symantec