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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 103 93 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -23
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 6 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.45% 0.27% 1.68%
As % of the System Software category 5.45% 4.00% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 12
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -24.32%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
110 75 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.31% 6.75% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 53 34 69
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Glasgow

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (62.50%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (62.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 5 (62.50%) VCAP
4 5 (62.50%) EMC
4 5 (62.50%) NetApp
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (62.50%) CLARiiON
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) VLAN
6 2 (25.00%) XenApp
7 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
7 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (12.50%) Network Security
7 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 1 (12.50%) MCITP
7 1 (12.50%) PDA
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (12.50%) DNS
7 1 (12.50%) SSL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
2 5 (62.50%) Storage Consultant
2 5 (62.50%) EMC Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Implementation Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) EMC Storage Consultant
2 5 (62.50%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (62.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) CLARiiON
2 1 (12.50%) PDA
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
1 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
1 1 (12.50%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (62.50%) VCAP
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) CCA
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 5 (62.50%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) HP
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance, 10% Annual Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago