The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 151 137 123
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 29 23 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.71% 0.74% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 9.48% 8.49% 14.00%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 26
Average salary £39,500 £32,500 £47,074
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
306 271 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.54% 8.69% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 211 159 179
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
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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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -25 12 £46,250 +42.30% 1
Aberdeen 0 4 £39,000 +30.00%
Glasgow -17 4 £40,000 +14.28%
Moray - 4 - -
North Lanarkshire - 2 £42,500 -
Dundee - 2 £24,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £42,500 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £42,500 -
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vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 54 (91.53%) VMware
2 53 (89.83%) Windows
3 43 (72.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (67.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (66.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
7 32 (54.24%) Active Directory
8 26 (44.07%) Citrix
9 20 (33.90%) ITIL
9 20 (33.90%) MS Excel
9 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
10 19 (32.20%) HP
11 18 (30.51%) XenApp
12 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (27.12%) XenDesktop
13 16 (27.12%) SCOM
13 16 (27.12%) EMC
13 16 (27.12%) Firewall
14 15 (25.42%) Symantec
14 15 (25.42%) Windows 7
14 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (23.73%) Dell
15 14 (23.73%) NetApp
15 14 (23.73%) DNS
15 14 (23.73%) Telecoms
16 13 (22.03%) Service Management
16 13 (22.03%) MS Exchange
16 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
17 12 (20.34%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (22.03%) MS Exchange
2 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (10.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (10.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (33.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) Firewall
2 14 (23.73%) DNS
3 12 (20.34%) DHCP
4 11 (18.64%) SAN
5 9 (15.25%) TCP/IP
6 8 (13.56%) VPN
7 7 (11.86%) PBX
8 6 (10.17%) SMTP
8 6 (10.17%) Wireless
9 4 (6.78%) NetScaler
10 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications
10 2 (3.39%) VLAN
10 2 (3.39%) LAN
10 2 (3.39%) VoIP
10 2 (3.39%) WAN
11 1 (1.69%) IPv4
11 1 (1.69%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.69%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (1.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.17%) MS Access
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (23.73%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
3 8 (13.56%) Retail
4 6 (10.17%) Law
4 6 (10.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Citrix Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Team Leader
4 7 (11.86%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Desktop Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Operations Team Leader
6 5 (8.47%) Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Server Technician
8 3 (5.08%) Server Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Operations Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Server Support
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Replication
2 11 (18.64%) CLARiiON
3 8 (13.56%) Clustering
4 6 (10.17%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (10.17%) iPad
5 4 (6.78%) Thin Client
5 4 (6.78%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.39%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.39%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.69%) Celerra
7 1 (1.69%) PDA
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (89.83%) Windows
2 40 (67.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (66.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (25.42%) Windows 7
6 11 (18.64%) Linux
7 8 (13.56%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.78%) CentOS
9 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) ITIL
2 13 (22.03%) Service Management
3 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (6.78%) High Availability
4 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (6.78%) Migration
5 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
5 3 (5.08%) Information Management
5 3 (5.08%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (3.39%) RDF
6 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.69%) Analytics
7 1 (1.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.69%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.64%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.25%) Perl
3 3 (5.08%) C
4 2 (3.39%) VB
5 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.56%) MCSE
3 5 (8.47%) MCITP
4 4 (6.78%) Degree
5 3 (5.08%) MCSA
5 3 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.39%) CCA
7 1 (1.69%) MCP
7 1 (1.69%) MCTS
7 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.69%) HP AIS
7 1 (1.69%) HP ASE
7 1 (1.69%) HP MASE
7 1 (1.69%) VCDX
7 1 (1.69%) NCDA
7 1 (1.69%) NCIE
7 1 (1.69%) VCAP
7 1 (1.69%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (72.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (54.24%) Active Directory
3 18 (30.51%) XenApp
4 16 (27.12%) XenDesktop
5 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
6 12 (20.34%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (15.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (8.47%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 4 (6.78%) XenServer
10 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
11 2 (3.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (3.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) SCOM
2 6 (10.17%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (10.17%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.47%) SCCM
4 4 (6.78%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.69%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 54 (91.53%) VMware
2 36 (61.02%) Microsoft
3 26 (44.07%) Citrix
4 19 (32.20%) HP
5 16 (27.12%) EMC
6 15 (25.42%) Symantec
7 14 (23.73%) Dell
7 14 (23.73%) NetApp
8 12 (20.34%) IBM
9 11 (18.64%) Cisco
10 8 (13.56%) Fujitsu
11 7 (11.86%) McAfee
12 6 (10.17%) Kaspersky
13 4 (6.78%) Oracle
13 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
14 3 (5.08%) AppSense
15 2 (3.39%) Mitel
15 2 (3.39%) Sophos
16 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
16 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
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