The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
UK / Scotland
Rank 102 134 136
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 29 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.28% 0.81% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 11.46% 11.01% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 16
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,751 £34,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £48,300 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
253 218 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.21% 7.37% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 160 144 157
Median salary £39,528 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

vSphere
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Scotland

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Scotland

vSphere
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +31 22 £40,250 +2.54% 4
Edinburgh +16 7 £39,057 +73.58% 1
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 41 (91.11%) VMware
2 36 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (66.67%) Windows
4 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
5 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
6 17 (37.78%) Data Centre
7 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
8 15 (33.33%) Firewall
9 13 (28.89%) Cisco
9 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (28.89%) DevOps
10 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
10 12 (26.67%) Citrix
10 12 (26.67%) NetApp
11 11 (24.44%) EMC
11 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
11 11 (24.44%) Private Cloud
11 11 (24.44%) EMC VNX
12 10 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (20.00%) LAN
13 9 (20.00%) WAN
13 9 (20.00%) DHCP
13 9 (20.00%) DNS
13 9 (20.00%) ITIL
13 9 (20.00%) XenApp
13 9 (20.00%) Virtual Environments

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.56%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.44%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.44%) JBoss
4 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
4 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.67%) IaaS
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) SaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.44%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) Firewall
2 9 (20.00%) DHCP
2 9 (20.00%) DNS
2 9 (20.00%) LAN
2 9 (20.00%) WAN
3 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.78%) VLAN
3 8 (17.78%) VPN
4 5 (11.11%) SAN
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (4.44%) NAS
6 1 (2.22%) Internet
6 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) GCC
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.44%) Maven
1 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (8.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Security Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) EMC Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 7 (15.56%) Network Engineer
6 7 (15.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) IT Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) IT Security Engineer
8 5 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (8.89%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 17 (37.78%) Data Centre
2 11 (24.44%) EMC VNX
2 11 (24.44%) Private Cloud
3 6 (13.33%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (66.67%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (42.22%) Windows Server
4 16 (35.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (11.11%) Linux
7 2 (4.44%) CentOS
7 2 (4.44%) Data ONTAP
7 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (28.89%) DevOps
2 9 (20.00%) ITIL
2 9 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
3 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.89%) Presales
5 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.67%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (4.44%) Build Automation
6 2 (4.44%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.44%) Forensic Analysis
6 2 (4.44%) Kanban
6 2 (4.44%) Open Source
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.44%) Service Design
7 1 (2.22%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (2.22%) Defect Management
7 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.56%) VBScript
3 5 (11.11%) Python
3 5 (11.11%) Ruby
3 5 (11.11%) VB
4 4 (8.89%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) CCNP
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.44%) CCNA
3 2 (4.44%) NCDA
3 2 (4.44%) NCIE
3 2 (4.44%) VCAP
4 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.22%) MCSE
4 1 (2.22%) PMP
4 1 (2.22%) VCP5
4 1 (2.22%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 36 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (35.56%) Active Directory
3 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 10 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (20.00%) XenApp
6 6 (13.33%) ISA Server
7 3 (6.67%) XenServer
8 2 (4.44%) vCloud
8 2 (4.44%) VMware Server
8 2 (4.44%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.22%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
1 4 (8.89%) vRealize
2 3 (6.67%) Ansible
2 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.67%) Puppet
3 2 (4.44%) Capistrano
3 2 (4.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (4.44%) Terraform
3 2 (4.44%) yum
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) MOM
4 1 (2.22%) Nagios
4 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.22%) Perfmon
4 1 (2.22%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 41 (91.11%) VMware
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (28.89%) Cisco
4 12 (26.67%) Citrix
4 12 (26.67%) NetApp
5 11 (24.44%) EMC
6 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.44%) Google
6 2 (4.44%) Perforce
6 2 (4.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) Dell
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
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