The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESX Server
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 97 92
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 1 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.089% 0.15% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 1.41% 2.38% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Median salary - £60,000 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +88.97%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -8.75% -3.61%  

VMware ESX is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 71 84 107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 6.35% 6.25% 7.99%
Number of salaries quoted 48 56 60
Median salary £62,500 £40,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% +24.03%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in Edinburgh

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for VMware ESX in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Time Management
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
4 2 (28.57%) Nagios
4 2 (28.57%) BCP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Splunk
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM

VMware ESX
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) F5
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Splunk