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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware ESX Server
Rank 157 151 169
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 4 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.39% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category 1.76% 4.35% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £46,500 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.31% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,250 £44,500
% change year-on-year
+2.95% -5.05%
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
227 276 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.65% 8.88% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 145 161 164
Average salary £41,500 £36,878 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.53% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
Glasgow -20 3 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh -6 1 £67,500 +110.93%
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) Dell
5 6 (50.00%) SAN
5 6 (50.00%) Symantec
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle
6 5 (41.67%) IBM
6 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (41.67%) MQSeries
6 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) High Availability
7 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 3 (25.00%) iSCSI

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (41.67%) MQSeries
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) IBM Domino
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (25.00%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) MySQL
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) WinDbg
2 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Designer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) DevOps Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (16.67%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) iPhone
3 1 (8.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Linux
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (25.00%) AIX
6 3 (25.00%) Solaris
7 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (33.33%) High Availability
2 3 (25.00%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) BMC Marimba
2 2 (16.67%) Cacti
2 2 (16.67%) Check_MK
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 6 (50.00%) Dell
4 6 (50.00%) Symantec
5 5 (41.67%) IBM
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) EMC
7 2 (16.67%) Atlassian
7 2 (16.67%) CA
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) Varonis
7 2 (16.67%) Veeam