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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 137 155 131
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -24
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 22 20 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.53% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 10.53% 7.69% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 14
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £35,400 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
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
209 260 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 6.90% 6.86% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 129 172 156
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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 June 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 2 June 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 +10 11 £44,000 +17.33%
Edinburgh +11 10 £37,500 -31.81%
Renfrewshire - 1 £18,500 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 30 (65.22%) SAN
4 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
4 27 (58.70%) Firewall
5 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (54.35%) Cisco
7 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 21 (45.65%) WAN
10 19 (41.30%) LAN
10 19 (41.30%) VPN
11 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
12 17 (36.96%) CheckPoint
12 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (34.78%) Citrix
14 15 (32.61%) DHCP
14 15 (32.61%) DNS
14 15 (32.61%) XenApp
15 14 (30.43%) ITIL
16 12 (26.09%) HP
16 12 (26.09%) SCCM
17 11 (23.91%) SCOM
17 11 (23.91%) CCNP
17 11 (23.91%) CCNA
17 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (21.74%) Windows 7

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 11 (23.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (8.70%) WebSphere
7 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (2.17%) IIS
9 1 (2.17%) Apache
9 1 (2.17%) Lync
9 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (65.22%) SAN
2 27 (58.70%) Firewall
3 21 (45.65%) WAN
4 19 (41.30%) LAN
4 19 (41.30%) VPN
5 15 (32.61%) DHCP
5 15 (32.61%) DNS
6 8 (17.39%) MPLS
7 7 (15.22%) MRTG
8 6 (13.04%) VLAN
8 6 (13.04%) Wireless
9 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
9 5 (10.87%) Network Security
9 5 (10.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (6.52%) VoIP
10 3 (6.52%) WAAS
10 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (4.35%) NAS
11 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.35%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Subversion
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
1 10 (21.74%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.17%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Team Leader
3 4 (8.70%) Operations Team Leader
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.17%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.17%) Consultant
6 1 (2.17%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Replication
2 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Handset
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 26 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (52.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
6 8 (17.39%) Linux
7 6 (13.04%) UNIX
8 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (8.70%) AIX
9 4 (8.70%) Solaris
10 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) PRINCE2
2 9 (19.57%) Mentoring
3 5 (10.87%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (2.17%) ERP
5 1 (2.17%) CRM
5 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.17%) Information Security
5 1 (2.17%) Service Management
5 1 (2.17%) Change Management
5 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.17%) IT Governance
5 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Open Source
5 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.17%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.04%) Shell Script
2 5 (10.87%) Perl
2 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) Korn
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.17%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) CCNP
1 11 (23.91%) CCNA
1 11 (23.91%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (19.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.70%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) MCITP
6 2 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) CCIE
7 1 (2.17%) CCA
7 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.17%) MCSA
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
2 26 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (32.61%) XenApp
4 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.70%) PowerHA
6 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (4.35%) NFS
7 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.17%) Samba
7 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) SCCM
2 11 (23.91%) SCOM
3 8 (17.39%) SCVMM
4 5 (10.87%) Puppet
5 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
5 4 (8.70%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
7 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (97.83%) VMware
2 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 25 (54.35%) Cisco
4 17 (36.96%) CheckPoint
5 16 (34.78%) Citrix
6 12 (26.09%) HP
7 9 (19.57%) SolarWinds
8 8 (17.39%) EMC
9 6 (13.04%) Red Hat
10 5 (10.87%) Dell
10 5 (10.87%) Symantec
11 4 (8.70%) Sun
11 4 (8.70%) IBM
11 4 (8.70%) Oracle
12 3 (6.52%) F5
13 2 (4.35%) NetApp
14 1 (2.17%) Apple
14 1 (2.17%) Avaya
14 1 (2.17%) Juniper
14 1 (2.17%) Polycom