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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 138 142 113
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -29
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 28 18 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.58% 1.60%
As % of the System Software category 8.78% 7.93% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 25 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 £27,600 £34,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
319 227 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.90% 7.35% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 181 126 217
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -6 14 £41,250 +10.00% 1
Glasgow -11 6 £50,000 +40.84% 2
Dundee - 5 £42,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Aberdeen +13 1 £30,000 -14.28% 1
West Lothian +5 1 £50,000 - 1
Argyll and Bute +2 1 £53,000 -
Stirling - 1 £42,500 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 42 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (72.92%) Windows
4 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 18 (37.50%) HP
7 16 (33.33%) Citrix
8 15 (31.25%) Cisco
8 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 15 (31.25%) NetApp
9 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
10 12 (25.00%) XenApp
11 11 (22.92%) Linux
11 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
12 10 (20.83%) VPN
12 10 (20.83%) Dell
12 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (18.75%) DHCP
13 9 (18.75%) DNS
13 9 (18.75%) EMC
13 9 (18.75%) Project Management
13 9 (18.75%) Firewall
13 9 (18.75%) VMware ESX
13 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
13 9 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (16.67%) Oracle
14 8 (16.67%) IIS
14 8 (16.67%) SAN
14 8 (16.67%) Finance

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 14 (29.17%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) IIS
3 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
4 5 (10.42%) Apache
4 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
4 5 (10.42%) nginx
4 5 (10.42%) Lync
5 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) VPN
2 9 (18.75%) DNS
2 9 (18.75%) DHCP
2 9 (18.75%) Firewall
3 8 (16.67%) SAN
4 7 (14.58%) VLAN
5 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (8.33%) VoIP
6 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.33%) NetScaler
7 3 (6.25%) H.323
8 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.08%) WAN
9 1 (2.08%) LAN
9 1 (2.08%) SSL
9 1 (2.08%) Wireless
9 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
9 1 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (2.08%) Network Security
9 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Consultant
2 9 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Storage Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) EMC Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Storage Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Implementation Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) EMC Storage Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) EMC Storage Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) WAP
2 1 (2.08%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Replication
2 7 (14.58%) CLARiiON
3 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.33%) Statistics
4 3 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.25%) Clustering
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.08%) iPhone
6 1 (2.08%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (72.92%) Windows
2 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (22.92%) Linux
3 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 5 (10.42%) OpenSolaris
6 5 (10.42%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (10.42%) Ubuntu
6 5 (10.42%) Solaris
7 2 (4.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Service Delivery
2 9 (18.75%) Project Management
3 7 (14.58%) Problem Management
3 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (8.33%) Information Management
4 4 (8.33%) Performance Management
4 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.25%) Quality Management
5 3 (6.25%) ITIL
5 3 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
5 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.25%) Line Management
5 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 3 (6.25%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.17%) High Availability
6 2 (4.17%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) Perl
2 5 (10.42%) Python
2 5 (10.42%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.42%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.42%) VCAP
4 4 (8.33%) MCSE
5 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
6 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (4.17%) MCITP
6 2 (4.17%) CCA
6 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.08%) CISSP
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.08%) MCSA
7 1 (2.08%) CCNA
7 1 (2.08%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 12 (25.00%) XenApp
4 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 9 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 9 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (14.58%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (6.25%) NFS
6 3 (6.25%) XenServer
6 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 2 (4.17%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (8.33%) XenMobile
3 3 (6.25%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.17%) WSUS
4 2 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (37.50%) HP
4 16 (33.33%) Citrix
5 15 (31.25%) NetApp
5 15 (31.25%) Cisco
6 10 (20.83%) Dell
7 9 (18.75%) EMC
8 8 (16.67%) Oracle
9 7 (14.58%) Veeam
9 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
10 5 (10.42%) AppSense
11 3 (6.25%) Symantec
12 2 (4.17%) Sophos
12 2 (4.17%) Brocade
13 1 (2.08%) SAP
13 1 (2.08%) Reuters
13 1 (2.08%) Bloomberg
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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