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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 133 145 153
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +8
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 23 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.81% 0.69% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 7.67% 7.72% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 11 22
Median salary £38,670 £29,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.08% -34.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,563 £26,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
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
300 285 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 10.53% 8.93% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 180 173 177
Median salary £38,670 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.48% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 24 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 24 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 +14 13 £36,500 +23.72%
Glasgow -5 9 £41,000 -3.52% 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (74.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (71.43%) Windows
4 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
5 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
5 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (45.71%) SAN
7 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 12 (34.29%) DNS
8 12 (34.29%) DHCP
9 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
9 11 (31.43%) Cisco
10 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
11 9 (25.71%) ITIL
11 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
11 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
12 8 (22.86%) XenApp
12 8 (22.86%) Firewall
12 8 (22.86%) Citrix
13 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (20.00%) Dell
13 7 (20.00%) Linux
13 7 (20.00%) WAN
13 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
13 7 (20.00%) Private Cloud
13 7 (20.00%) DevOps
14 6 (17.14%) Virtual Servers

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 11 (31.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) nginx
5 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (45.71%) SAN
2 12 (34.29%) DHCP
2 12 (34.29%) DNS
3 8 (22.86%) Firewall
4 7 (20.00%) WAN
5 5 (14.29%) LAN
6 4 (11.43%) VPN
7 3 (8.57%) Wireless
8 1 (2.86%) Internet
8 1 (2.86%) SSL
8 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 6 (17.14%) Games
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 4 (11.43%) Team Leader
2 4 (11.43%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Specialist
3 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Platform Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Service Manager
3 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (2.86%) Memcached
1 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.43%) EqualLogic
3 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.57%) Clustering
4 3 (8.57%) Informatics
5 2 (5.71%) EMC VNX
5 2 (5.71%) Replication
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.86%) FMCG
6 1 (2.86%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (71.43%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) Linux
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) AIX
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.86%) Solaris
6 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) DevOps
3 4 (11.43%) Converged Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Analytics
4 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.57%) High Availability
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (8.57%) Kanban
4 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.57%) People Management
4 3 (8.57%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.71%) Security Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (17.14%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.71%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) Korn
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (14.29%) CCNP
4 5 (14.29%) MCSE
4 5 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 4 (11.43%) MCSA
6 3 (8.57%) CISSP
6 3 (8.57%) MCP
7 2 (5.71%) CCNA
7 2 (5.71%) MCTS
8 1 (2.86%) CCA
8 1 (2.86%) CCENT
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.86%) MCITP
System Software
1 26 (74.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.86%) XenApp
4 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (17.14%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.71%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (5.71%) ISA Server
6 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.86%) OpenSSH
7 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (8.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (8.57%) vRealize
2 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (5.71%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.86%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) SCOM
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
3 11 (31.43%) Cisco
4 8 (22.86%) Citrix
5 7 (20.00%) Dell
6 6 (17.14%) EMC
7 5 (14.29%) NetApp
8 4 (11.43%) Symantec
9 3 (8.57%) Intel Security
9 3 (8.57%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.71%) CommVault
10 2 (5.71%) HP
10 2 (5.71%) IBM
10 2 (5.71%) Juniper
11 1 (2.86%) Avaya
11 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.86%) Oracle
11 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.86%) Sun
11 1 (2.86%) Veritas
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