Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 175 230
Rank change year-on-year -19 +55 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 33 47 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.60% 0.87% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 5.26% 9.13% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 29 41 9
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £34,900 £38,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £53,400 £73,750 £55,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +5.88%

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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 627 515 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.36% 9.59% 9.49%
Number of salaries quoted 441 355 341
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +5.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESXi in Scotland

VMware ESXi
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for VMware ESXi in Scotland

VMware ESXi
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware ESXi in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware ESXi in Scotland

VMware ESXi
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESXi within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -23 22 £42,500 -26.09% 2
Glasgow -14 9 £45,000 +34.33%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £40,000 - 1
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 29 (87.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (72.73%) Cisco
4 21 (63.64%) Windows
4 21 (63.64%) vCenter Server
5 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 18 (54.55%) Linux
6 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
7 13 (39.39%) WAN
8 12 (36.36%) LAN
8 12 (36.36%) VoIP
8 12 (36.36%) CCNA
8 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (33.33%) Unified Communications
9 11 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
9 11 (33.33%) Telepresence
10 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (30.30%) SAN
11 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (24.24%) vSphere
12 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
12 8 (24.24%) Network Security
12 8 (24.24%) Finance
12 8 (24.24%) Web Services
12 8 (24.24%) Presales
13 7 (21.21%) Private Cloud
13 7 (21.21%) Server Virtualisation
14 6 (18.18%) HP
14 6 (18.18%) Dell

VMware ESXi
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (9.09%) IIS
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.12%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (3.03%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) WAN
2 12 (36.36%) LAN
2 12 (36.36%) VoIP
3 11 (33.33%) Telepresence
3 11 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 10 (30.30%) SAN
5 8 (24.24%) Network Security
6 3 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (9.09%) Firewall
7 2 (6.06%) DHCP
7 2 (6.06%) DNS
7 2 (6.06%) VLAN
7 2 (6.06%) VSAN
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.03%) NAS
8 1 (3.03%) SSL
8 1 (3.03%) VPN
8 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Advertising
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Cloud Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (33.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 8 (24.24%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (24.24%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 8 (24.24%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Linux Server Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Server Engineer
6 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (3.03%) IT Support
8 1 (3.03%) IT Support Manager
8 1 (3.03%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.03%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Fintech
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (9.09%) Solaris
6 3 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 3 (9.09%) Unix
7 2 (6.06%) AIX
7 2 (6.06%) Mac OS
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.03%) VMS
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Load Balancing
1 8 (24.24%) Presales
2 7 (21.21%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Decision-Making
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Server Management
5 2 (6.06%) Use Case
5 2 (6.06%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.03%) Chat Support
6 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.03%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (3.03%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Java
1 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) CCNA
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) GDPR
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (87.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (24.24%) vSphere
3 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
5 2 (6.06%) Firmware
5 2 (6.06%) NFS
5 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (63.64%) vCenter Server
2 11 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (6.06%) PowerCLI
3 2 (6.06%) vMotion
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (3.03%) Malwarebytes
4 1 (3.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) vRealize
4 1 (3.03%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 31 (93.94%) VMware
2 24 (72.73%) Cisco
3 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) Dell
4 6 (18.18%) HP
5 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
6 3 (9.09%) EMC
6 3 (9.09%) NetApp
6 3 (9.09%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) IBM
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 2 (6.06%) Sophos
7 2 (6.06%) TOWER Software
8 1 (3.03%) Apple
8 1 (3.03%) Avaya
8 1 (3.03%) Mitel
8 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.03%) SAP
8 1 (3.03%) Veeam