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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 148 167 147
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 11 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.20% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 5.09% 2.59% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 7
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
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
216 309 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.88% 7.79% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 127 205 157
Average salary £36,878 £36,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.43% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,625 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.36% -0.93%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +13 7 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow +7 4 £43,000 -
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (90.91%) Windows
3 18 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (63.64%) Linux
4 14 (63.64%) Finance
5 12 (54.55%) Veritas
6 10 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (45.45%) Control-M
6 10 (45.45%) HP
7 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
7 9 (40.91%) SAN
7 9 (40.91%) AIX
7 9 (40.91%) SQL
7 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
7 9 (40.91%) HP SIM
8 8 (36.36%) NetBackup
8 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
8 8 (36.36%) BMC
9 7 (31.82%) Solaris
9 7 (31.82%) Release Management
10 6 (27.27%) Asset Management
10 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
10 6 (27.27%) DNS
10 6 (27.27%) Puppet
10 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (27.27%) NAS
10 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (22.73%) F5
11 5 (22.73%) Splunk
11 5 (22.73%) Big Data

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (22.73%) IIS
1 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) SAN
2 6 (27.27%) DNS
2 6 (27.27%) NAS
3 5 (22.73%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) SMTP
3 5 (22.73%) HTTP
3 5 (22.73%) SNMP
3 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Big Data
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
1 5 (22.73%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) AIX
4 7 (31.82%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (31.82%) Release Management
3 6 (27.27%) Asset Management
3 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 5 (22.73%) Strategic Planning
4 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) BCP
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) CCNP
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Control-M
2 9 (40.91%) HP SIM
3 8 (36.36%) NetBackup
4 6 (27.27%) Puppet
4 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (22.73%) Nagios
6 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (54.55%) Veritas
3 10 (45.45%) HP
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) SolarWinds
5 8 (36.36%) BMC
6 5 (22.73%) F5
6 5 (22.73%) Splunk
7 2 (9.09%) NetApp
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) Intel
8 1 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec
8 1 (4.55%) Brocade