Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 120 109
Rank change year-on-year -25 -11 +32
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 4 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.16% 1.15% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.48% 12.81% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 21 21
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £34,169
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +75.60% +6.78%
10th Percentile £37,900 £47,500 £29,400
90th Percentile £47,500 £61,250 £40,219
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £38,670
% change year-on-year -26.09% +48.70% +18.98%

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 271 242 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.74% 8.99% 9.13%
Number of salaries quoted 187 151 154
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 £26,750 £27,800
90th Percentile £75,000 £61,250 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.41% +6.25% +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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) vMotion
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) VMS
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Firmware
3 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) PowerCLI
3 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
3 2 (50.00%) Proactive Management
3 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Server Management
3 2 (50.00%) Unix

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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) VSAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) VMS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Proactive Management
1 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (50.00%) Server Management
2 1 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (25.00%) C-shell
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) NFS
3 2 (50.00%) Firmware
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) vMotion
2 2 (50.00%) PowerCLI
2 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) vRealize
3 1 (25.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas