The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 20 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 1.96% - 3.33%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% - 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
vSphere
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

System Software Category
West Lothian
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4 6 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Lothian 7.84% 10.53% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Average salary £65,000 £37,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.67% +32.14%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the West Lothian region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

vSphere
Salary Trend in West Lothian

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere across the West Lothian region.

vSphere Salary Trend in West Lothian

vSphere
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Lothian 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware