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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 129 135 115
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 25 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.82% 1.18%
As % of the System Software category 9.65% 10.69% 13.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 15
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £22,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
259 262 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.27% 7.66% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 154 177 147
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,750 £47,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £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 27 February 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 27 February 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
Glasgow +19 13 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Edinburgh -3 7 £30,500 -12.85% 2
North Lanarkshire +2 2 £29,500 -30.58%
Dundee +3 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £35,000 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £50,000 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 38 (80.85%) Windows
3 30 (63.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
5 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
5 25 (53.19%) MS Exchange
6 24 (51.06%) SAN
7 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
9 18 (38.30%) VPN
9 18 (38.30%) Firewall
9 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (34.04%) DNS
10 16 (34.04%) Citrix
11 15 (31.91%) DHCP
11 15 (31.91%) XenApp
12 14 (29.79%) Finance
13 13 (27.66%) Cisco
14 12 (25.53%) HP
15 11 (23.40%) EMC
15 11 (23.40%) ITIL
16 10 (21.28%) VLAN
17 9 (19.15%) Linux
17 9 (19.15%) WAN
17 9 (19.15%) LAN
17 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
18 8 (17.02%) IIS
18 8 (17.02%) Symantec
18 8 (17.02%) Blackberry
18 8 (17.02%) PowerShell

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (53.19%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.02%) IIS
3 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
5 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
5 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.13%) Apache
7 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.13%) nginx
7 1 (2.13%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (40.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (51.06%) SAN
2 18 (38.30%) VPN
2 18 (38.30%) Firewall
3 16 (34.04%) DNS
4 15 (31.91%) DHCP
5 10 (21.28%) VLAN
6 9 (19.15%) LAN
6 9 (19.15%) WAN
7 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.64%) VoIP
9 4 (8.51%) H.323
9 4 (8.51%) MPLS
9 4 (8.51%) Network Security
9 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (8.51%) Wireless
9 4 (8.51%) MRTG
10 3 (6.38%) WAAS
10 3 (6.38%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (6.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Back Office
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (17.02%) Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (10.64%) Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (8.51%) ICT Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Storage Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (2.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.77%) Replication
3 5 (10.64%) Clustering
4 4 (8.51%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (6.38%) CLARiiON
6 1 (2.13%) iPhone
6 1 (2.13%) Open Source
6 1 (2.13%) iPad
6 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.13%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 38 (80.85%) Windows
2 22 (46.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (38.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (19.15%) Linux
4 9 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
6 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.64%) UNIX
7 5 (10.64%) AIX
7 5 (10.64%) Solaris
8 2 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 7 (14.89%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (8.51%) Project Management
3 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.38%) CRM
4 3 (6.38%) ERP
4 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.26%) Quality Management
5 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.26%) Information Security
5 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.26%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.13%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.13%) Service Management
6 1 (2.13%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.13%) Analytics
6 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
2 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
2 5 (10.64%) Perl
3 4 (8.51%) Korn
4 2 (4.26%) C
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.77%) MCSE
3 5 (10.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) MCITP
5 3 (6.38%) CCNA
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.26%) Degree
6 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) VCAP
7 1 (2.13%) VTSP
7 1 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (2.13%) VCDX
7 1 (2.13%) NCDA
7 1 (2.13%) NCIE
7 1 (2.13%) MCSA
7 1 (2.13%) CCIE
7 1 (2.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (63.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (53.19%) Active Directory
3 15 (31.91%) XenApp
4 5 (10.64%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.64%) NFS
5 4 (8.51%) PowerHA
6 2 (4.26%) vCloud
6 2 (4.26%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.13%) Samba
7 1 (2.13%) Firmware
7 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) NetBackup
1 5 (10.64%) Puppet
2 4 (8.51%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) SCOM
2 4 (8.51%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.13%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.13%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.13%) Nagios
4 1 (2.13%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.13%) Legato
4 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (59.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.04%) Citrix
4 13 (27.66%) Cisco
5 12 (25.53%) HP
6 11 (23.40%) EMC
7 8 (17.02%) Symantec
8 7 (14.89%) Red Hat
9 5 (10.64%) Dell
9 5 (10.64%) IBM
10 4 (8.51%) Sun
10 4 (8.51%) Oracle
10 4 (8.51%) NetApp
10 4 (8.51%) CheckPoint
10 4 (8.51%) SolarWinds
11 3 (6.38%) F5
12 2 (4.26%) Veeam
12 2 (4.26%) Brocade
12 2 (4.26%) Sophos
13 1 (2.13%) Apple
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlothian
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Caiman ITS Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 25 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + Package
Posted: 26 days ago