The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 87 86
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 5 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.46% 0.54% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 7.04% 7.87% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Median salary £34,500 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.40% +23.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

vSphere 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 89 95
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 6.51% 6.87% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 48 63 56
Median salary £62,500 £42,000 £36,878
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.80% +13.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Edinburgh

vSphere
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) DevOps
5 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (50.00%) NAS
5 6 (50.00%) Perl
5 6 (50.00%) Python
5 6 (50.00%) SAN
5 6 (50.00%) NetApp
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) EMC
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
6 5 (41.67%) Puppet
6 5 (41.67%) Ansible
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
6 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (33.33%) GCC
7 4 (33.33%) vRealize
7 4 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (33.33%) EMC VNX
7 4 (33.33%) yum
7 4 (33.33%) Capistrano
7 4 (33.33%) Perforce
7 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft

vSphere
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 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) JBoss
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (16.67%) G Suite
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) NAS
1 6 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) GCC
1 4 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
2 3 (25.00%) Bitbucket
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) MSI
2 3 (25.00%) NuGet
2 3 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (16.67%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (33.33%) EMC VNX
2 4 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (8.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) CentOS
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (8.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) DevOps
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Service Design
5 1 (8.33%) Build Automation
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Ruby
4 3 (25.00%) VBScript
5 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (16.67%) CCNA
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) NCDA
2 2 (16.67%) NCIE
2 2 (16.67%) VCAP
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) vCloud
3 2 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Ansible
1 5 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (41.67%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Capistrano
2 4 (33.33%) vRealize
2 4 (33.33%) yum
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (25.00%) PowerCLI
4 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) Terraform
4 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) NetApp
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) EMC
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Perforce
5 3 (25.00%) F5
6 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (16.67%) Google
7 1 (8.33%) Avaya
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) Symantec
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