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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 139 138 130
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 20 32 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.64% 0.86% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 8.93% 11.03% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 10
Average salary £34,250 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.17% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,950 £42,500 £35,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
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
224 290 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.20% 7.75% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 128 208 150
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +10 11 £35,000 -2.09% 4
Glasgow +11 5 £38,500 -3.75% 4
North Lanarkshire 0 2 £29,500 -30.58%
Aberdeen +10 1 £35,000 -10.25%
Dundee +2 1 - -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 45 (97.83%) VMware
2 39 (84.78%) Windows
3 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
4 26 (56.52%) SAN
4 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
6 23 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
9 18 (39.13%) Firewall
10 16 (34.78%) VPN
10 16 (34.78%) Cisco
11 15 (32.61%) DNS
12 14 (30.43%) DHCP
13 13 (28.26%) Citrix
14 12 (26.09%) Finance
14 12 (26.09%) XenApp
15 11 (23.91%) LAN
15 11 (23.91%) WAN
15 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (21.74%) ITIL
17 9 (19.57%) Linux
17 9 (19.57%) HP
18 8 (17.39%) IIS
18 8 (17.39%) EMC
18 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
19 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
19 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
19 7 (15.22%) Symantec

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 23 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.39%) IIS
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.87%) SharePoint
4 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.17%) Apache
7 1 (2.17%) nginx
7 1 (2.17%) Lync
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (56.52%) SAN
2 18 (39.13%) Firewall
3 16 (34.78%) VPN
4 15 (32.61%) DNS
5 14 (30.43%) DHCP
6 11 (23.91%) LAN
6 11 (23.91%) WAN
7 7 (15.22%) VLAN
8 6 (13.04%) MRTG
8 6 (13.04%) VoIP
8 6 (13.04%) MPLS
9 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
9 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (10.87%) Wireless
9 5 (10.87%) Network Security
10 4 (8.70%) H.323
10 4 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 3 (6.52%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
1 2 (4.35%) Big Data
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Back Office
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Law
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (13.04%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) ICT Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (2.17%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.70%) Clustering
2 4 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.52%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Open Source
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.17%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (19.57%) Linux
5 7 (15.22%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.87%) UNIX
8 4 (8.70%) AIX
8 4 (8.70%) Solaris
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.52%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.35%) Information Security
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.35%) CRM
5 2 (4.35%) ERP
5 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Analytics
6 1 (2.17%) Service Management
6 1 (2.17%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.17%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
2 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
2 5 (10.87%) Perl
3 4 (8.70%) Korn
4 2 (4.35%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) MCSE
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) CCNA
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.35%) MCITP
4 2 (4.35%) CCNP
4 2 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) VCDX
5 1 (2.17%) NCDA
5 1 (2.17%) NCIE
5 1 (2.17%) VCAP
5 1 (2.17%) VTSP
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (26.09%) XenApp
4 4 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.70%) NFS
4 4 (8.70%) PowerHA
5 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.35%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.17%) Samba
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.17%) Firmware
6 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Puppet
1 5 (10.87%) SCCM
1 5 (10.87%) SCOM
2 4 (8.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.17%) Legato
4 1 (2.17%) ARCserve
4 1 (2.17%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 45 (97.83%) VMware
2 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
3 16 (34.78%) Cisco
4 13 (28.26%) Citrix
5 9 (19.57%) HP
6 8 (17.39%) EMC
7 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
7 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
7 7 (15.22%) Symantec
7 7 (15.22%) SolarWinds
8 5 (10.87%) Dell
9 4 (8.70%) Oracle
9 4 (8.70%) IBM
9 4 (8.70%) Sun
10 3 (6.52%) F5
10 3 (6.52%) NetApp
11 1 (2.17%) Sophos
11 1 (2.17%) Apple
11 1 (2.17%) CA
11 1 (2.17%) CommVault
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Net Talent
Posted: 13 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance + MS Certs (Funded)
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago