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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware ESX Server
Rank 152 165 148
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 11 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.24% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 4.53% 3.24% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 9
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £31,760 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,700 £45,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -
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
243 278 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.70% 7.49% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 152 169 140
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +1 6 £45,000 +12.50%
Glasgow - 4 £49,500 - 2
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 15 (68.18%) Finance
4 13 (59.09%) SAN
4 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
5 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
7 9 (40.91%) Java
7 9 (40.91%) .NET
7 9 (40.91%) IIS
8 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
8 8 (36.36%) Nagios
8 8 (36.36%) Puppet
8 8 (36.36%) Splunk
8 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (31.82%) Degree
9 7 (31.82%) Linux
10 6 (27.27%) SLA
10 6 (27.27%) Information Security
10 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (22.73%) F5
11 5 (22.73%) NAS
11 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
11 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 5 (22.73%) DNS
11 5 (22.73%) Veritas
11 5 (22.73%) AIX
11 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (40.91%) IIS
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) Lync
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.55%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) SAN
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) NAS
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
3 4 (18.18%) SMTP
3 4 (18.18%) HTTP
3 4 (18.18%) SNMP
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 4 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.55%) Base SAS
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Designer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) X-Windows
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) LPAR
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) AIX
4 3 (13.64%) Solaris
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 7 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security
3 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
5 4 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) BCP
6 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
7 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (4.55%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
2 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) Nagios
1 8 (36.36%) Puppet
1 8 (36.36%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (9.09%) Control-M
2 2 (9.09%) HP SIM
3 1 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) Splunk
4 5 (22.73%) F5
4 5 (22.73%) Veritas
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) IBM
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) Symantec
7 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) EMC
7 1 (4.55%) BMC