Period
to 16 December 2017

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 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 104 139
Rank change year-on-year -11 +35 +11
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 32 28 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.22% 1.23% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 14.10% 12.79% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 19
Edinburgh median annual salary £60,000 £38,670 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.16% +20.84% -36.00%
10th Percentile £47,500 £29,400 £26,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £49,400 £43,750
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £38,670 £38,500
% change year-on-year +48.70% +0.44% -14.44%

vSphere 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 227 219 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.67% 9.62% 7.96%
Number of salaries quoted 142 167 147
Edinburgh median annual salary £48,750 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.47% +10.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £57,500
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 28 (87.50%) Windows
1 28 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
3 25 (78.13%) VMware
4 24 (75.00%) PowerShell
5 23 (71.88%) Cisco
6 22 (68.75%) HP
7 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
9 19 (59.38%) SQL
10 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (53.13%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (53.13%) ITIL
11 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Azure
11 17 (53.13%) Coaching
12 16 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
12 16 (50.00%) ITIL V3
13 15 (46.88%) EMC VNX
13 15 (46.88%) EMC
13 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
13 15 (46.88%) IIS
13 15 (46.88%) Finance
13 15 (46.88%) Validation
14 14 (43.75%) Continuous Delivery
14 14 (43.75%) Mentoring
14 14 (43.75%) Virtual Team
14 14 (43.75%) Performance Management
14 14 (43.75%) Capacity Planning

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 15 (46.88%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) JBoss
2 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (53.13%) Cloud Computing
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) DHCP
1 6 (18.75%) DNS
1 6 (18.75%) LAN
1 6 (18.75%) WAN
2 3 (9.38%) SAN
3 1 (3.13%) MPLS
3 1 (3.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Bitbucket
3 2 (6.25%) GCC
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) MSI
3 2 (6.25%) NuGet
3 2 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Performance Test Leader
3 4 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 4 (12.50%) Test Leader
3 4 (12.50%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Pensions Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) EMC VNX
2 14 (43.75%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.25%) Tandem
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
1 28 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (65.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Coaching
2 17 (53.13%) ITIL
3 16 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 15 (46.88%) Validation
5 14 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (43.75%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (43.75%) Mentoring
5 14 (43.75%) Performance Management
6 6 (18.75%) Project Management
7 4 (12.50%) DevOps
7 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Performance Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Prototyping
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (12.50%) Test Management
7 4 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
9 2 (6.25%) High Availability
9 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 19 (59.38%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.25%) Perl
3 2 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) Docker
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (65.63%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (18.75%) WSUS
3 5 (15.63%) SCCM
4 4 (12.50%) Perfmon
5 3 (9.38%) Ansible
5 3 (9.38%) Puppet
6 2 (6.25%) Capistrano
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (6.25%) PowerCLI
6 2 (6.25%) yum
7 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) VMware
2 23 (71.88%) Cisco
3 22 (68.75%) HP
4 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 15 (46.88%) EMC
6 6 (18.75%) Citrix
7 2 (6.25%) Perforce
8 1 (3.13%) F5