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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 133 131 104
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 23 34 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.75% 1.03% 1.60%
As % of the System Software category 8.98% 13.71% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 26
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
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
256 248 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 8.31% 7.51% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 149 158 159
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -8.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,339
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 15 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Edinburgh -8 4 - - 1
Dundee +10 1 - -
Moray -4 1 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £50,000 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (79.55%) Windows
3 29 (65.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
5 22 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 22 (50.00%) SAN
6 20 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (43.18%) MS Excel
8 16 (36.36%) VPN
9 15 (34.09%) DNS
9 15 (34.09%) Firewall
9 15 (34.09%) Finance
10 14 (31.82%) DHCP
10 14 (31.82%) Citrix
11 13 (29.55%) Cisco
11 13 (29.55%) EMC
11 13 (29.55%) XenApp
11 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (27.27%) HP
13 11 (25.00%) ITIL
14 9 (20.45%) Linux
14 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (20.45%) VLAN
15 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
15 8 (18.18%) IIS
15 8 (18.18%) WAN
15 8 (18.18%) LAN
15 8 (18.18%) Symantec
16 7 (15.91%) Blackberry

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 20 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) IIS
3 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Apache
7 1 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.27%) nginx
7 1 (2.27%) Lync
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (43.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (50.00%) SAN
2 16 (36.36%) VPN
3 15 (34.09%) DNS
3 15 (34.09%) Firewall
4 14 (31.82%) DHCP
5 9 (20.45%) VLAN
6 8 (18.18%) WAN
6 8 (18.18%) LAN
7 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.36%) VoIP
8 5 (11.36%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (9.09%) H.323
10 3 (6.82%) MPLS
10 3 (6.82%) Wireless
10 3 (6.82%) Network Security
10 3 (6.82%) MRTG
10 3 (6.82%) WAAS
10 3 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) MySQL
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.27%) Big Data
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Back Office
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Advertising
3 2 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Consultant
2 9 (20.45%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) ICT Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) EMC Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) EMC Storage Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) WAP
2 1 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.36%) CLARiiON
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 4 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Open Source
4 1 (2.27%) iPhone
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.27%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.45%) Linux
4 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.91%) Windows 7
6 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (11.36%) UNIX
7 5 (11.36%) AIX
7 5 (11.36%) Solaris
8 4 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (11.36%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.82%) ERP
5 3 (6.82%) CRM
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) Information Assurance
6 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security
7 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.27%) Service Management
7 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.27%) Data Management
7 1 (2.27%) Information Management
7 1 (2.27%) IT Governance
7 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.36%) Perl
2 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
2 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (9.09%) Korn
4 2 (4.55%) C
4 2 (4.55%) SQL
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.36%) MCSE
3 4 (9.09%) VCAP
3 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.82%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.55%) MCITP
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCIE
6 1 (2.27%) CCNP
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) VCDX
6 1 (2.27%) VTSP
6 1 (2.27%) NCDA
6 1 (2.27%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (65.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (29.55%) XenApp
4 6 (13.64%) NFS
5 4 (9.09%) PowerHA
5 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.82%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 2 (4.55%) vCloud
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.55%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.27%) Firmware
8 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) NetBackup
1 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 4 (9.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (6.82%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.55%) SCCM
4 2 (4.55%) SCOM
5 1 (2.27%) Legato
5 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (2.27%) Nagios
5 1 (2.27%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.27%) WSUS
5 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.27%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.82%) Citrix
4 13 (29.55%) Cisco
4 13 (29.55%) EMC
5 12 (27.27%) HP
6 8 (18.18%) Symantec
7 7 (15.91%) Red Hat
8 5 (11.36%) IBM
8 5 (11.36%) Dell
8 5 (11.36%) NetApp
9 4 (9.09%) Oracle
9 4 (9.09%) Sun
10 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.82%) F5
11 2 (4.55%) Veeam
11 2 (4.55%) Brocade
11 2 (4.55%) Sophos
12 1 (2.27%) Veritas
Aberdeen
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car Allowance + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Competitive Salary + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Microsoft Certifications
Posted: 12 days ago