The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 137 140 112
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -28
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 25 26 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.80% 1.54%
As % of the System Software category 9.29% 9.96% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 35
Average salary £45,000 £41,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.78% -12.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
vSphere
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
269 261 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.65% 8.01% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 165 150 216
Average salary £40,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.45% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Scotland

vSphere
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Glasgow +14 14 £42,500 +1.79% 1
Stirling - 4 £45,000 -
North Lanarkshire -2 3 £45,000 -
Aberdeen +8 1 £45,000 +15.38%
Moray - 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £50,000 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (80.00%) Windows
3 42 (76.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
5 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (40.00%) SAN
6 22 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 19 (34.55%) XenApp
7 19 (34.55%) Citrix
8 18 (32.73%) Cisco
8 18 (32.73%) DNS
8 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (30.91%) DHCP
9 17 (30.91%) VPN
9 17 (30.91%) MS Excel
10 16 (29.09%) HP
11 14 (25.45%) NetApp
11 14 (25.45%) EMC
11 14 (25.45%) IIS
11 14 (25.45%) Finance
12 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
12 13 (23.64%) Firewall
12 13 (23.64%) Linux
13 12 (21.82%) Service Delivery
13 12 (21.82%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (21.82%) Dell
14 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
14 11 (20.00%) Project Management
15 10 (18.18%) ITIL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing vSphere 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 vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.45%) IIS
3 9 (16.36%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.91%) Lync
5 5 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (9.09%) nginx
5 5 (9.09%) Apache
5 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
6 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
7 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (30.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.00%) SAN
2 18 (32.73%) DNS
3 17 (30.91%) VPN
3 17 (30.91%) DHCP
4 13 (23.64%) Firewall
5 10 (18.18%) VLAN
6 7 (12.73%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (10.91%) LAN
7 6 (10.91%) VoIP
7 6 (10.91%) WAN
7 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
8 5 (9.09%) H.323
9 3 (5.45%) NetScaler
10 2 (3.64%) Network Security
10 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.82%) SSL
11 1 (1.82%) Wireless
11 1 (1.82%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.82%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Back Office
2 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Consultant
2 13 (23.64%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (10.91%) Storage Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 5 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) EMC Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) ICT Manager
6 3 (5.45%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Administrator
6 3 (5.45%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) WAP
3 1 (1.82%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) CLARiiON
2 6 (10.91%) Clustering
2 6 (10.91%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.91%) Replication
3 5 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (7.27%) Statistics
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) iPhone
6 1 (1.82%) iPad
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.82%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (80.00%) Windows
2 29 (52.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (23.64%) Linux
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (18.18%) Solaris
6 7 (12.73%) Windows 7
7 6 (10.91%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (9.09%) Ubuntu
8 5 (9.09%) UNIX
8 5 (9.09%) AIX
8 5 (9.09%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Service Delivery
1 12 (21.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (20.00%) Project Management
3 10 (18.18%) ITIL
4 7 (12.73%) Problem Management
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.27%) CRM
5 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
5 4 (7.27%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.45%) Line Management
6 3 (5.45%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (5.45%) ERP
6 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.64%) Information Management
7 2 (3.64%) Wealth Management
7 2 (3.64%) Information Assurance
7 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) PowerShell
2 10 (18.18%) Perl
3 9 (16.36%) Bash Shell
4 5 (9.09%) SQL
4 5 (9.09%) Python
4 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.27%) Korn
6 2 (3.64%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.91%) VCAP
3 5 (9.09%) MCSE
3 5 (9.09%) Degree
3 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.64%) MCITP
6 1 (1.82%) VCDX
6 1 (1.82%) NCDA
6 1 (1.82%) NCIE
6 1 (1.82%) CISM
6 1 (1.82%) MCSA
6 1 (1.82%) CCA
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.82%) CISSP
6 1 (1.82%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (76.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (34.55%) XenApp
4 9 (16.36%) Hyper-V
5 7 (12.73%) VMware ESX
6 5 (9.09%) NFS
6 5 (9.09%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (7.27%) PowerHA
8 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.45%) XenServer
8 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
9 2 (3.64%) vCloud
9 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) NetBackup
2 5 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (7.27%) Puppet
3 4 (7.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (5.45%) XenMobile
5 2 (3.64%) WSUS
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (3.64%) SCOM
6 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.82%) SCCM
6 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
6 1 (1.82%) Legato
6 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Nagios
6 1 (1.82%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
3 19 (34.55%) Citrix
4 18 (32.73%) Cisco
5 16 (29.09%) HP
6 14 (25.45%) NetApp
6 14 (25.45%) EMC
7 12 (21.82%) Dell
8 11 (20.00%) Red Hat
9 10 (18.18%) Oracle
10 9 (16.36%) Symantec
11 7 (12.73%) Veeam
12 5 (9.09%) IBM
13 4 (7.27%) Sun
13 4 (7.27%) AppSense
14 2 (3.64%) Brocade
14 2 (3.64%) Sophos
15 1 (1.82%) Reuters
15 1 (1.82%) Bloomberg
15 1 (1.82%) Veritas
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