The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESX Server
Rank 161 143 132
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 9 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.52% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 3.32% 8.59% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 11
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,760 £29,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £37,000 £47,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
271 198 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.35% 6.08% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 165 134 203
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware ESX
UK

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 July 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 July 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 -8 7 £40,000 +20.30%
Aberdeen +13 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 £50,000 -
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (62.50%) Citrix
4 9 (56.25%) vSphere
5 8 (50.00%) Dell
6 7 (43.75%) HP
6 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (37.50%) XenApp
7 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
8 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) XenServer
9 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
9 4 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (25.00%) AppSense
9 4 (25.00%) NetApp
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 3 (18.75%) SAN
10 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
10 3 (18.75%) XenMobile
11 2 (12.50%) Degree
11 2 (12.50%) WSUS
11 2 (12.50%) Project Management
11 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (12.50%) LAN
11 2 (12.50%) WAN
11 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Desktop Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Citrix Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Graduate
3 1 (6.25%) IT Director
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
1 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) CMDB
2 1 (6.25%) Wiki
2 1 (6.25%) Celerra
2 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Security Management
2 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (6.25%) Facility Management
2 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (6.25%) Business Development
2 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
2 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (6.25%) Time Management
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) HP AIS
2 1 (6.25%) HP ASE
2 1 (6.25%) HP MASE
2 1 (6.25%) VCDX
2 1 (6.25%) NCDA
2 1 (6.25%) NCIE
2 1 (6.25%) VCAP
2 1 (6.25%) CCEE
2 1 (6.25%) CCIA
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (56.25%) vSphere
3 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) XenApp
5 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
6 4 (25.00%) XenServer
7 1 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
7 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
7 1 (6.25%) vCloud
7 1 (6.25%) KVM
7 1 (6.25%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) XenMobile
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) Citrix
3 8 (50.00%) Dell
4 7 (43.75%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) NetApp
5 4 (25.00%) AppSense
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) Symantec
8 1 (6.25%) Fujitsu
8 1 (6.25%) SAP
8 1 (6.25%) EMC