The first table below looks at the demand for VMware ESXi 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 ESXi over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware ESXi
Rank 154 156 154
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 9 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.25% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 3.28% 2.58% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -22.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,760 £29,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £33,500 £41,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -4.10%
System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
274 194 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.53% 6.02% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 165 129 197
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware ESXi Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Scotland region.

VMware ESXi Salary Trend in Scotland

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware ESXi across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

VMware ESXi Salary Histogram in Scotland

VMware ESXi
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 ESXi within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 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 £30,000 -
West Lothian - 1 £50,000 - 1
VMware ESXi
UK

VMware ESXi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi.

1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) VMware
3 10 (55.56%) vSphere
4 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (44.44%) Linux
5 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
7 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (27.78%) VLAN
8 5 (27.78%) Citrix
8 5 (27.78%) VPN
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) NAS
9 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (22.22%) CentOS
9 4 (22.22%) Rackspace
9 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (22.22%) CRM
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco
9 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
9 4 (22.22%) BCP
9 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
9 4 (22.22%) Firewall
9 4 (22.22%) IPsec
10 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
10 3 (16.67%) Symantec
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (16.67%) Dell
10 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 3 (16.67%) SLA

VMware ESXi
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing VMware ESXi 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 ESXi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) VLAN
1 5 (27.78%) VPN
1 5 (27.78%) NAS
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) IPsec
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Server Technician
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Server Support
4 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Server Support Technician
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate
4 1 (5.56%) IT Support
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Augmented Reality
1 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) CentOS
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
2 4 (22.22%) CRM
2 4 (22.22%) BCP
2 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Wealth Management
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) vSphere
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (11.11%) Cacti
2 2 (11.11%) Nagios
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) Rackspace
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 3 (16.67%) Symantec
4 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Sophos
5 2 (11.11%) AppSense
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) EMC
Livingston, West Lothian
Candidate Source
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