The table below looks at the statistics for VMware ESX skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware ESX 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 ESX Server
Rank 141 167 141
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 11 6 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.16% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 5.05% 2.24% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 11
Average salary £50,000 £27,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+85.18% -22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £27,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £27,800 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
VMware ESX
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
218 268 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.38% 7.00% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 135 178 163
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £51,698
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

VMware ESX
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

VMware ESX Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

VMware ESX Salary Trend in Scotland

VMware ESX
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESX across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VMware ESX Salary Histogram in Scotland

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +22 5 £50,000 -
Glasgow +9 5 £43,000 -
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing VMware ESX 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 VMware ESX.

1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
3 20 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (65.22%) Linux
5 14 (60.87%) Finance
6 13 (56.52%) Veritas
7 11 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (43.48%) AIX
9 9 (39.13%) SQL
9 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 9 (39.13%) HP
9 9 (39.13%) SAN
9 9 (39.13%) Control-M
9 9 (39.13%) HP SIM
10 8 (34.78%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
10 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
10 8 (34.78%) Solaris
11 7 (30.43%) BMC
11 7 (30.43%) DNS
11 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
11 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
11 7 (30.43%) Release Management
11 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (30.43%) Puppet
11 7 (30.43%) NAS
12 6 (26.09%) Big Data
12 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
12 6 (26.09%) Strategic Planning
12 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing VMware ESX 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 VMware ESX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (21.74%) IIS
2 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) SAN
2 7 (30.43%) DNS
2 7 (30.43%) NAS
3 6 (26.09%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) HTTP
3 6 (26.09%) SNMP
3 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 6 (26.09%) SMTP
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Big Data
3 1 (4.35%) Base SAS
3 1 (4.35%) DB2
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Support Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) X-Windows
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Linux
3 10 (43.48%) AIX
4 8 (34.78%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) zOS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (34.78%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (30.43%) Configuration Management
3 7 (30.43%) Release Management
4 6 (26.09%) Asset Management
4 6 (26.09%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) BCP
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security
5 2 (8.70%) Time Management
5 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) SAS Macro
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) XenApp
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Control-M
1 9 (39.13%) HP SIM
2 7 (30.43%) NetBackup
2 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (30.43%) Puppet
3 5 (21.74%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Veritas
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) HP
4 8 (34.78%) SolarWinds
5 7 (30.43%) BMC
6 5 (21.74%) F5
6 5 (21.74%) Splunk
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle