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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 138 141 107
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -34
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 31 17 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.86% 0.55% 1.64%
As % of the System Software category 9.45% 7.02% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 40
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £34,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% +8.75%
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
328 242 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 9.14% 7.79% 12.22%
Number of salaries quoted 185 134 234
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -10 12 £40,000 -20.00%
Glasgow -4 8 £47,500 +33.80% 2
Dundee - 5 £42,500 -
North Lanarkshire +6 4 £45,000 - 2
Stirling - 3 £45,000 - 1
Aberdeen +10 2 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Argyll and Bute +1 1 £53,000 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (73.91%) Windows
4 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
7 15 (32.61%) VPN
7 15 (32.61%) Cisco
7 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
7 15 (32.61%) HP
8 14 (30.43%) Citrix
8 14 (30.43%) XenApp
9 13 (28.26%) NetApp
10 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
11 11 (23.91%) Project Management
11 11 (23.91%) DNS
11 11 (23.91%) DHCP
12 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
12 10 (21.74%) IIS
12 10 (21.74%) Firewall
12 10 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (21.74%) VLAN
12 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
12 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (19.57%) Finance
13 9 (19.57%) SAN
14 8 (17.39%) Dell
14 8 (17.39%) Linux
14 8 (17.39%) SharePoint

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 19 (41.30%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.74%) IIS
3 8 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.87%) nginx
4 5 (10.87%) Apache
4 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.87%) Lync
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (21.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.17%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) VPN
2 11 (23.91%) DNS
2 11 (23.91%) DHCP
3 10 (21.74%) Firewall
3 10 (21.74%) VLAN
4 9 (19.57%) SAN
5 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (13.04%) VoIP
6 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 5 (10.87%) H.323
8 3 (6.52%) NetScaler
8 3 (6.52%) LAN
8 3 (6.52%) WAN
9 2 (4.35%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.17%) SSL
10 1 (2.17%) Wireless
10 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.17%) Internet
10 1 (2.17%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) MySQL
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Consultant
2 12 (26.09%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Storage Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) EMC Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Storage Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) EMC Storage Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Administrator
5 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) WAP
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Replication
1 7 (15.22%) CLARiiON
2 5 (10.87%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.70%) Statistics
4 3 (6.52%) Clustering
5 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) iPhone
6 1 (2.17%) iPad
6 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 34 (73.91%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.39%) Linux
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.04%) Solaris
5 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.87%) OpenSolaris
6 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu
6 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.17%) UNIX
7 1 (2.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
2 11 (23.91%) Project Management
3 10 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (17.39%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.87%) CRM
6 4 (8.70%) Performance Management
6 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.52%) Line Management
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL
7 3 (6.52%) Quality Management
7 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.35%) ERP
8 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.35%) Information Management
8 2 (4.35%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Python
3 5 (10.87%) Perl
3 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.17%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.87%) MCSE
3 5 (10.87%) Degree
3 5 (10.87%) VCAP
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) CCNA
5 2 (4.35%) CCA
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) MCITP
6 1 (2.17%) CISSP
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
6 1 (2.17%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (91.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (32.61%) Active Directory
3 14 (30.43%) XenApp
4 10 (21.74%) Hyper-V
5 8 (17.39%) VMware ESX
6 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (10.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (6.52%) NFS
8 3 (6.52%) XenServer
8 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
9 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
9 2 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.52%) XenMobile
4 2 (4.35%) WSUS
5 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) HP
3 15 (32.61%) Cisco
4 14 (30.43%) Citrix
5 13 (28.26%) NetApp
6 8 (17.39%) Dell
7 7 (15.22%) EMC
7 7 (15.22%) Veeam
8 6 (13.04%) Oracle
9 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
9 5 (10.87%) Symantec
10 3 (6.52%) AppSense
11 2 (4.35%) Brocade
11 2 (4.35%) Sophos
12 1 (2.17%) Reuters
12 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
12 1 (2.17%) Veritas
12 1 (2.17%) SAP
12 1 (2.17%) IBM
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £47000 - £50000 per annum + Car and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance, Annual Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Stirling
Hudson - London
Salary: Up to £45,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Company Vehicle + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
North Lanarkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Home working and Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Company Vehicle + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
North Lanarkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago