Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for VMware ESXi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESXi over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 110 135
Rank change year-on-year -25 +25 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 13 50 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.51% 1.86% 0.043%
As % of the System Software category 4.85% 20.58% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 46 0
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £56,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.44% - -
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -19.05% +23.53% -1.16%

VMware ESXi is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 268 243 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.61% 9.03% 9.18%
Number of salaries quoted 183 152 155
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,825 £27,900
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,250 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing VMware ESXi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Edinburgh

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Edinburgh

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (61.54%) vCenter Server
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco
5 6 (46.15%) CCNA
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
5 6 (46.15%) VoIP
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) Telepresence
5 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
5 6 (46.15%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
7 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (30.77%) vSphere
8 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) vMotion
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
8 3 (23.08%) NFS
8 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
8 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (23.08%) SLA
9 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
9 2 (15.38%) BCP

VMware ESXi
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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
1 6 (46.15%) SAN
1 6 (46.15%) Telepresence
1 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications
1 6 (46.15%) VoIP
1 6 (46.15%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SMTP
3 1 (7.69%) SSH
3 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) VSAN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LDAP
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 2 (15.38%) VMS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (15.38%) BCP
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security
3 2 (15.38%) Proactive Management
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 2 (15.38%) Server Management
3 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) Bourne shell
2 1 (7.69%) C-shell
2 1 (7.69%) Korn
2 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CCNA
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) MCSE
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
2 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) NFS
4 2 (15.38%) Firmware
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) vCenter Server
2 6 (46.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (23.08%) vMotion
4 2 (15.38%) PowerCLI
4 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 1 (7.69%) Ansible
5 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (7.69%) Puppet
5 1 (7.69%) vRealize
5 1 (7.69%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 2 (15.38%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas