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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 140 150 145
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -5
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 22 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.69% 0.71% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% 9.15% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 10
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £38,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +17.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
242 284 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.64% 7.72% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 150 170 137
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 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 8 £29,500 -26.25% 2
Glasgow +15 6 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Stirling -1 4 £26,000 -38.82%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 48 (97.96%) VMware
2 47 (95.92%) Windows
3 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 33 (67.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (65.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (55.10%) SAN
7 26 (53.06%) MS Exchange
7 26 (53.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (51.02%) Cisco
8 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
8 25 (51.02%) Firewall
9 22 (44.90%) Citrix
10 21 (42.86%) XenApp
11 20 (40.82%) WAN
11 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (38.78%) VPN
12 19 (38.78%) HP
13 18 (36.73%) LAN
13 18 (36.73%) ITIL
13 18 (36.73%) CheckPoint
14 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
15 16 (32.65%) DNS
15 16 (32.65%) DHCP
15 16 (32.65%) SCCM
15 16 (32.65%) SCOM
16 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
17 14 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 14 (28.57%) CCNP
17 14 (28.57%) CCNA

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 26 (53.06%) MS Exchange
2 15 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (26.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (24.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (2.04%) WorkSite
Applications
1 17 (34.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (55.10%) SAN
2 25 (51.02%) Firewall
3 20 (40.82%) WAN
4 19 (38.78%) VPN
5 18 (36.73%) LAN
6 16 (32.65%) DHCP
6 16 (32.65%) DNS
7 5 (10.20%) MPLS
8 4 (8.16%) Wireless
8 4 (8.16%) Network Security
8 4 (8.16%) MRTG
8 4 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (6.12%) VLAN
9 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.08%) VoIP
10 2 (4.08%) NAS
11 1 (2.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (24.49%) Back Office
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (18.37%) Team Leader
2 8 (16.33%) Operations Team Leader
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.04%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) HP StoreVirtual
2 5 (10.20%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.16%) Replication
3 4 (8.16%) Mobile Computing
4 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.08%) EPoS
5 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.04%) Handset
6 1 (2.04%) Clustering
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 47 (95.92%) Windows
2 33 (67.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (53.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (40.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (26.53%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
6 4 (8.16%) UNIX
7 3 (6.12%) Android
7 3 (6.12%) Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) AIX
8 1 (2.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 13 (26.53%) PRINCE2
2 13 (26.53%) Mentoring
3 5 (10.20%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.16%) ITSM
4 4 (8.16%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Information Security
5 1 (2.04%) Document Management
5 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.04%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
1 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.04%) Korn
2 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) CCNP
1 14 (28.57%) CCNA
1 14 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) Degree
3 3 (6.12%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.08%) MCITP
5 1 (2.04%) CCA
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.04%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (65.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
3 21 (42.86%) XenApp
4 5 (10.20%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) SCCM
1 16 (32.65%) SCOM
2 12 (24.49%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.04%) Nagios
4 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 48 (97.96%) VMware
2 35 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 25 (51.02%) Cisco
4 22 (44.90%) Citrix
5 19 (38.78%) HP
6 18 (36.73%) CheckPoint
7 6 (12.24%) SolarWinds
8 4 (8.16%) AppSense
9 3 (6.12%) Apple
9 3 (6.12%) Dell
9 3 (6.12%) EMC
10 2 (4.08%) NetApp
10 2 (4.08%) Symantec
10 2 (4.08%) Avaya
10 2 (4.08%) Juniper
11 1 (2.04%) CommVault
11 1 (2.04%) IBM
11 1 (2.04%) Sun
11 1 (2.04%) Wyse
11 1 (2.04%) Oracle
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Posted: Yesterday
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