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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 143 160 136
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -24
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 24 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.37% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 10.21% 5.00% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 14
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £40,250 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
235 280 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 7.41% 7.37% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 145 180 160
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +16 9 £43,750 +9.37%
Edinburgh +13 7 £32,000 -41.81% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
Stirling - 3 £26,000 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £18,500 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 44 (97.78%) VMware
2 43 (95.56%) Windows
3 31 (68.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 29 (64.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
7 27 (60.00%) MS Exchange
7 27 (60.00%) Cisco
7 27 (60.00%) Firewall
8 26 (57.78%) SAN
9 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (48.89%) Citrix
10 22 (48.89%) WAN
11 21 (46.67%) VPN
12 20 (44.44%) LAN
12 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (44.44%) XenApp
13 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
13 19 (42.22%) ITIL
14 17 (37.78%) HP
15 16 (35.56%) DNS
15 16 (35.56%) DHCP
15 16 (35.56%) SCCM
15 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2010
16 15 (33.33%) SCOM
16 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
17 14 (31.11%) CCNP
17 14 (31.11%) CCNA
17 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2003

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 27 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 16 (35.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 13 (28.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.22%) Apache
7 1 (2.22%) nginx
7 1 (2.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) SaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (60.00%) Firewall
2 26 (57.78%) SAN
3 22 (48.89%) WAN
4 21 (46.67%) VPN
5 20 (44.44%) LAN
6 16 (35.56%) DHCP
6 16 (35.56%) DNS
7 6 (13.33%) MPLS
8 5 (11.11%) Wireless
8 5 (11.11%) Network Security
8 5 (11.11%) MRTG
9 4 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (8.89%) VLAN
9 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
10 2 (4.44%) iSCSI
10 2 (4.44%) VoIP
11 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.22%) NAS
11 1 (2.22%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.44%) Big Data
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Subversion
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (26.67%) Back Office
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Analyst
1 9 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 8 (17.78%) Operations Team Leader
2 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.22%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Support Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
1 1 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) HP StoreVirtual
2 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.89%) Replication
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.22%) Handset
5 1 (2.22%) EPoS
5 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (95.56%) Windows
2 29 (64.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (28.89%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (6.67%) Linux
7 2 (4.44%) Android
7 2 (4.44%) UNIX
8 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) ITIL
2 13 (28.89%) PRINCE2
2 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
3 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 4 (8.89%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (2.22%) Information Security
6 1 (2.22%) Change Management
6 1 (2.22%) Document Management
6 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.22%) IT Governance
6 1 (2.22%) Open Source
6 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) CCNP
1 14 (31.11%) CCNA
1 14 (31.11%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (28.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (8.89%) MCSE
5 2 (4.44%) MCITP
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) CCA
6 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
1 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (68.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
3 20 (44.44%) XenApp
4 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.44%) NFS
6 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.22%) Samba
6 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) SCCM
2 15 (33.33%) SCOM
3 12 (26.67%) SCVMM
4 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.22%) Nagios
5 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 44 (97.78%) VMware
2 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 27 (60.00%) Cisco
4 22 (48.89%) Citrix
5 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
6 17 (37.78%) HP
7 7 (15.56%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.67%) Dell
8 3 (6.67%) Apple
8 3 (6.67%) AppSense
9 2 (4.44%) Symantec
9 2 (4.44%) EMC
9 2 (4.44%) Avaya
9 2 (4.44%) Juniper
9 2 (4.44%) NetApp
10 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.22%) Wyse
10 1 (2.22%) Altiris
10 1 (2.22%) Polycom
10 1 (2.22%) F5
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