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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 157 161 151
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 5 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 1.86% 1.92% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £33,000 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.48% +1.17%
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
269 261 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.65% 8.01% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 165 150 216
Average salary £40,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.45% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
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 19 December 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 0 4 £33,000 -
East Ayrshire - 1 £32,500 -
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) HP
4 7 (50.00%) SAN
4 7 (50.00%) vSphere
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) NetApp
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) Dell
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 4 (28.57%) XenApp
7 4 (28.57%) Control-M
8 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
8 3 (21.43%) XenMobile
8 3 (21.43%) XenServer
8 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
8 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
8 3 (21.43%) EMC
8 3 (21.43%) Intel
8 3 (21.43%) BMC
8 3 (21.43%) AppSense
8 3 (21.43%) Brocade

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (7.14%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
3 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.14%) DTV
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
1 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
2 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
2 2 (14.29%) Project Management
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (28.57%) XenApp
3 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) XenServer
4 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
4 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 1 (7.14%) KVM
6 1 (7.14%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Control-M
2 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
2 3 (21.43%) XenMobile
3 2 (14.29%) WSUS
4 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) NetApp
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) Dell
6 3 (21.43%) EMC
6 3 (21.43%) Intel
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) BMC
6 3 (21.43%) AppSense
6 3 (21.43%) Brocade
6 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco
8 1 (7.14%) Oracle
8 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 1 (7.14%) Symantec