Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 202 212
Rank change year-on-year +40 +10 +19
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 64 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.13% 0.23% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 11.55% 2.21% 5.87%
Number of salaries quoted 58 10 18
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -3.95% +11.32%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,275 £39,750
90th Percentile £64,625 £44,125 £67,800
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 554 542 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.77% 10.41% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 397 361 319
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,575 £25,750 £22,800
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.53%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +28 49 £56,250 +50.00% 1
Glasgow -8 12 £37,500 -11.76%
Renfrewshire - 2 £34,500 -
Inverclyde - 1 £37,000 -
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESXi 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VMware ESXi.

1 62 (96.88%) VMware
2 60 (93.75%) Windows
3 54 (84.38%) Active Directory
4 53 (82.81%) Windows Server
5 50 (78.13%) PowerShell
6 41 (64.06%) Microsoft
7 36 (56.25%) SCCM
8 35 (54.69%) SCOM
9 34 (53.13%) Citrix
9 34 (53.13%) ITIL
9 34 (53.13%) DHCP
9 34 (53.13%) DNS
9 34 (53.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 32 (50.00%) Cisco
11 31 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 30 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (43.75%) Skype for Business
13 28 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (42.19%) MS Exchange
14 27 (42.19%) MCSE
15 26 (40.63%) Symantec
15 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (39.06%) XenDesktop
16 25 (39.06%) Virtual Team
17 23 (35.94%) XenApp
17 23 (35.94%) Exchange Server 2010
18 22 (34.38%) SAN
19 21 (32.81%) Finance
20 20 (31.25%) SQL
20 20 (31.25%) Hyper-V

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 28 (43.75%) Skype for Business
2 27 (42.19%) MS Exchange
3 23 (35.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (18.75%) IBM Domino
5 9 (14.06%) SharePoint
6 8 (12.50%) IIS
7 4 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.69%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (3.13%) MQSeries
9 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
10 1 (1.56%) JBoss
10 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (46.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (25.00%) Office 365
3 12 (18.75%) Mimecast
4 7 (10.94%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (9.38%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (53.13%) DHCP
1 34 (53.13%) DNS
2 22 (34.38%) SAN
3 17 (26.56%) Skype
4 13 (20.31%) Internet
5 12 (18.75%) Unified Communications
6 10 (15.63%) LAN
6 10 (15.63%) WAN
7 9 (14.06%) Firewall
8 8 (12.50%) VLAN
9 7 (10.94%) VPN
10 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
10 6 (9.38%) Wireless
11 1 (1.56%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (1.56%) IPsec
11 1 (1.56%) MPLS
11 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.56%) OSPF
11 1 (1.56%) RIP
11 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) MySQL
General
1 21 (32.81%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Legal
2 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (40.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (39.06%) Analyst
3 20 (31.25%) Systems Analyst
4 13 (20.31%) IT Analyst
5 12 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 12 (18.75%) IT Engineer
5 12 (18.75%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (14.06%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (12.50%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Designer
9 4 (6.25%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Lead Architect
10 3 (4.69%) VMware Engineer
11 2 (3.13%) Citrix Engineer
11 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Designer
11 2 (3.13%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.56%) Java EE
3 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (39.06%) Virtual Team
2 16 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 13 (20.31%) EMC VNX
4 12 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
6 6 (9.38%) iPhone
7 4 (6.25%) Clustering
8 2 (3.13%) HP Storage
9 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 60 (93.75%) Windows
2 53 (82.81%) Windows Server
3 34 (53.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (23.44%) Linux
6 8 (12.50%) Solaris
7 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (9.38%) Unix
8 6 (9.38%) Windows 7
8 6 (9.38%) Windows Phone
9 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
10 3 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (3.13%) AIX
11 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.56%) CentOS
12 1 (1.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.13%) ITIL
2 17 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (26.56%) Root Cause Analysis
3 14 (21.88%) Application Packaging
4 13 (20.31%) ITIL V3
4 13 (20.31%) Performance Management
4 13 (20.31%) Validation
5 12 (18.75%) Change Management
5 12 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
5 12 (18.75%) Service Delivery
6 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (9.38%) Innovative Thinking
6 6 (9.38%) IT Strategy
6 6 (9.38%) Patch Management
6 6 (9.38%) Project Management
7 5 (7.81%) BCP
7 5 (7.81%) Investment Management
8 4 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 50 (78.13%) PowerShell
2 20 (31.25%) SQL
3 7 (10.94%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.56%) PHP
4 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (42.19%) MCSE
3 13 (20.31%) MCSA
4 5 (7.81%) Degree
5 2 (3.13%) CISSP
5 2 (3.13%) MBA
6 1 (1.56%) CCNA
6 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 54 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 31 (48.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (39.06%) XenDesktop
4 23 (35.94%) XenApp
5 20 (31.25%) Hyper-V
6 19 (29.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 12 (18.75%) vSphere
8 3 (4.69%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 36 (56.25%) SCCM
2 35 (54.69%) SCOM
3 16 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 12 (18.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 8 (12.50%) Nagios
5 8 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (10.94%) Puppet
6 7 (10.94%) WSUS
7 6 (9.38%) Ansible
7 6 (9.38%) Backup Exec
7 6 (9.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (9.38%) Malwarebytes
7 6 (9.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 6 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (1.56%) Graphite
10 1 (1.56%) Icinga
10 1 (1.56%) Linux-HA
10 1 (1.56%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 62 (96.88%) VMware
2 41 (64.06%) Microsoft
3 34 (53.13%) Citrix
4 32 (50.00%) Cisco
5 26 (40.63%) Symantec
6 15 (23.44%) EMC
6 15 (23.44%) Google
7 13 (20.31%) ServiceNow
7 13 (20.31%) SolarWinds
8 12 (18.75%) Lotus
9 8 (12.50%) Dell
10 7 (10.94%) Splunk
11 6 (9.38%) Apple
11 6 (9.38%) Avaya
11 6 (9.38%) CA
11 6 (9.38%) F5
11 6 (9.38%) Palo Alto
11 6 (9.38%) Sophos
11 6 (9.38%) Varonis
12 3 (4.69%) Veritas