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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 143 143 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 -30
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 28 12 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.38% 1.60%
As % of the System Software category 9.18% 6.12% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 26 5 37
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £46,000 £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
305 196 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.25% 6.21% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 177 119 210
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -7 12 £40,000 -8.57%
Glasgow -7 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Dundee - 5 £42,500 -
North Lanarkshire -1 3 £45,000 -
West Lothian +12 1 £50,000 -
Argyll and Bute +4 1 £53,000 -
Stirling - 1 £42,500 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 50 (98.04%) VMware
2 41 (80.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (78.43%) Windows
4 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 21 (41.18%) Citrix
6 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 18 (35.29%) HP
7 16 (31.37%) NetApp
7 16 (31.37%) Cisco
8 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (29.41%) XenApp
9 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
9 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (25.49%) Linux
10 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
11 12 (23.53%) Dell
12 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
13 10 (19.61%) Firewall
13 10 (19.61%) Oracle
13 10 (19.61%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (17.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
14 9 (17.65%) VPN
14 9 (17.65%) EMC
14 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
14 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (17.65%) SAN
14 9 (17.65%) Project Management
14 9 (17.65%) Replication

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (25.49%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.69%) IIS
3 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
4 5 (9.80%) Lync
4 5 (9.80%) Apache
4 5 (9.80%) Tomcat
4 5 (9.80%) nginx
5 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Firewall
2 9 (17.65%) SAN
2 9 (17.65%) VPN
3 8 (15.69%) DNS
3 8 (15.69%) DHCP
4 6 (11.76%) VLAN
4 6 (11.76%) NetScaler
5 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (7.84%) VoIP
6 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.88%) H.323
7 2 (3.92%) LAN
7 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (3.92%) WAN
8 1 (1.96%) SSL
8 1 (1.96%) IPv4
8 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.96%) Internet
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Consultant
2 9 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (11.76%) Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Storage Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) EMC Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Implementation Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) EMC Storage Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Server Technician
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Replication
2 5 (9.80%) CLARiiON
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Thin Client
3 4 (7.84%) Statistics
3 4 (7.84%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.92%) Clustering
6 1 (1.96%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 40 (78.43%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (27.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (25.49%) Linux
6 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.80%) OpenSolaris
7 5 (9.80%) Solaris
7 5 (9.80%) Ubuntu
8 4 (7.84%) Windows 2000 Server
8 4 (7.84%) CentOS
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Service Delivery
2 9 (17.65%) Project Management
3 8 (15.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (13.73%) Problem Management
5 5 (9.80%) Information Management
6 4 (7.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.84%) Performance Management
6 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.84%) High Availability
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL
7 3 (5.88%) CRM
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.92%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
9 1 (1.96%) Wealth Management
9 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
1 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.80%) Bash Shell
2 5 (9.80%) Perl
2 5 (9.80%) Python
3 2 (3.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (11.76%) MCSE
4 4 (7.84%) VCAP
5 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.88%) Degree
5 3 (5.88%) MCSA
5 3 (5.88%) CCA
5 3 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.92%) MCITP
7 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.96%) MCP
7 1 (1.96%) CISSP
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.96%) CCNA
7 1 (1.96%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (80.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 15 (29.41%) XenApp
4 14 (27.45%) Hyper-V
5 10 (19.61%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (17.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 8 (15.69%) VMware ESX
8 7 (13.73%) XenDesktop
9 5 (9.80%) XenServer
10 2 (3.92%) NFS
11 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) XenMobile
2 4 (7.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.92%) SCCM
4 2 (3.92%) SCOM
5 1 (1.96%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (98.04%) VMware
2 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 21 (41.18%) Citrix
3 18 (35.29%) HP
4 16 (31.37%) NetApp
4 16 (31.37%) Cisco
5 12 (23.53%) Dell
6 10 (19.61%) Oracle
7 9 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 9 (17.65%) EMC
8 6 (11.76%) AppSense
8 6 (11.76%) Veeam
9 3 (5.88%) Symantec
10 2 (3.92%) Sophos
11 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.96%) McAfee
11 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.96%) Reuters
11 1 (1.96%) Bloomberg
11 1 (1.96%) SAP
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