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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 162 137 137
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 9 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.53% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 2.77% 7.80% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 5
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -20.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,010 £29,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £35,800 £47,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
325 205 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.70% 6.73% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 191 123 206
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 -13 6 £40,000 +26.98%
Aberdeen +11 1 - -
Glasgow -9 1 £39,500 +31.66%
West Lothian - 1 £50,000 -
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (60.00%) vSphere
3 9 (60.00%) Citrix
4 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (40.00%) Dell
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (33.33%) HP
6 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) XenApp
8 3 (20.00%) XenServer
8 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (20.00%) Degree
8 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (20.00%) XenMobile
8 3 (20.00%) AppSense
8 3 (20.00%) NetApp
8 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (13.33%) SAP
9 2 (13.33%) .NET
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle
9 2 (13.33%) VPN

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (6.67%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (13.33%) UNIX
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
1 2 (13.33%) Wealth Management
1 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (13.33%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Facility Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Project Management
2 1 (6.67%) Security Management
2 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) PHP
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
1 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (60.00%) vSphere
3 8 (53.33%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (26.67%) XenApp
6 3 (20.00%) XenServer
6 3 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
7 2 (13.33%) KVM
8 1 (6.67%) RHEV
8 1 (6.67%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) XenMobile
2 2 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (6.67%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) Dell
4 5 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) AppSense
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 1 (6.67%) Symantec