The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 146 139 169
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +30
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 18 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.76% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 6.23% 9.41% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 12
Median salary £38,670 £37,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.51% -22.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £25,250 £40,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
289 255 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.15% 8.06% 7.90%
Number of salaries quoted 171 154 197
Median salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,100 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 July 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Scotland

vSphere
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 11 £33,531 +4.78%
Glasgow -9 7 £40,500 -7.42% 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (84.85%) Windows
3 27 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
5 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
6 18 (54.55%) SAN
7 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
9 14 (42.42%) DNS
9 14 (42.42%) MS Exchange
9 14 (42.42%) DHCP
10 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
10 10 (30.30%) Dell
10 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
11 9 (27.27%) Citrix
11 9 (27.27%) Cisco
12 8 (24.24%) ITIL
13 7 (21.21%) MS Office
13 7 (21.21%) Linux
13 7 (21.21%) EMC
13 7 (21.21%) Firewall
13 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
13 7 (21.21%) XenApp
14 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (18.18%) Games
14 6 (18.18%) SQL
14 6 (18.18%) IIS
15 5 (15.15%) SQL Server

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (42.42%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.03%) nginx
5 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) SAN
2 14 (42.42%) DHCP
2 14 (42.42%) DNS
3 7 (21.21%) Firewall
4 4 (12.12%) VPN
4 4 (12.12%) WAN
5 3 (9.09%) Wireless
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
7 1 (3.03%) Internet
7 1 (3.03%) SSL
7 1 (3.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
General
1 6 (18.18%) Games
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Windows Specialist
3 3 (9.09%) Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Backup Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) EMC Storage Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Platform Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Storage Administrator
3 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
1 1 (3.03%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (3.03%) Memcached
1 1 (3.03%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
1 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
1 4 (12.12%) EqualLogic
1 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) Informatics
3 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) FMCG
4 1 (3.03%) Mobile Computing
4 1 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 7 (21.21%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
6 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) AIX
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.03%) Solaris
7 1 (3.03%) Unix
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) Analytics
3 3 (9.09%) DevOps
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.09%) High Availability
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.09%) People Management
3 3 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.06%) Kanban
4 2 (6.06%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.03%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Korn
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
4 1 (3.03%) Python
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (15.15%) MCSE
2 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) MCSA
4 3 (9.09%) CISSP
4 3 (9.09%) MCP
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.06%) MCTS
6 1 (3.03%) CCA
6 1 (3.03%) CCENT
6 1 (3.03%) CCNA
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.03%) MCITP
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
3 7 (21.21%) XenApp
4 5 (15.15%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (6.06%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.03%) OpenSSH
6 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.03%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
4 1 (3.03%) Ansible
4 1 (3.03%) Nagios
4 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) Puppet
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (3.03%) vRealize
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
4 1 (3.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) Dell
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco
4 9 (27.27%) Citrix
5 7 (21.21%) EMC
6 5 (15.15%) IBM
7 4 (12.12%) NetApp
7 4 (12.12%) Symantec
8 3 (9.09%) HP
8 3 (9.09%) Intel Security
8 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.06%) CommVault
9 2 (6.06%) Juniper
10 1 (3.03%) AppSense
10 1 (3.03%) IronPort
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle
10 1 (3.03%) Sun
10 1 (3.03%) Veeam
10 1 (3.03%) Veritas
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