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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 155 146
Rank change year-on-year +19 -9  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 13 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.48% 0.28% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 5.14% 2.92% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 13
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,500 £42,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% -  

VMware ESXi 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 Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 253 274 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.40% 9.59% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 175 161 148
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

VMware ESXi
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 12 £57,500 - 2
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Clackmannanshire - 1 - -
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 21 (84.00%) VMware
2 19 (76.00%) Windows
3 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (60.00%) SCCM
5 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (56.00%) PowerShell
5 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (56.00%) Cisco
5 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
5 14 (56.00%) Linux
6 12 (48.00%) SQL
6 12 (48.00%) Citrix
6 12 (48.00%) Hyper-V
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (44.00%) XenApp
7 11 (44.00%) Puppet
7 11 (44.00%) Skype for Business
7 11 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (44.00%) Ansible
7 11 (44.00%) Data Centre
7 11 (44.00%) Symantec
8 10 (40.00%) Finance
8 10 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (40.00%) Office 365
8 10 (40.00%) XenDesktop
8 10 (40.00%) SCOM
8 10 (40.00%) IT Strategy
9 9 (36.00%) Varonis

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 14 (56.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (44.00%) Skype for Business
3 7 (28.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (16.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Domino
5 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (40.00%) Office 365
4 4 (16.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) DHCP
1 9 (36.00%) DNS
1 9 (36.00%) SAN
2 8 (32.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) WAN
3 3 (12.00%) Skype
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.00%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Server Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.00%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Pensions Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (32.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
5 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Linux
3 7 (28.00%) Ubuntu
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) AIX
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) Unix
7 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.00%) Solaris
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) IT Strategy
1 10 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 6 (24.00%) Asset Management
3 6 (24.00%) Investment Management
3 6 (24.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.00%) Time Management
5 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (16.00%) Scrum
5 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (12.00%) BCP
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) CRM
7 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
7 2 (8.00%) Line Management
7 2 (8.00%) Security Patching
7 2 (8.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) PowerShell
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CISSP
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) HND
3 2 (8.00%) MCSA
3 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 1 (4.00%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (56.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (48.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (44.00%) XenApp
5 10 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (8.00%) Firmware
7 2 (8.00%) RHEV
8 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) SCCM
2 11 (44.00%) Ansible
2 11 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (44.00%) Puppet
3 10 (40.00%) SCOM
4 8 (32.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (28.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (20.00%) Nagios
7 2 (8.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) VMware
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco
4 12 (48.00%) Citrix
5 11 (44.00%) Symantec
6 9 (36.00%) CA
6 9 (36.00%) Varonis
7 5 (20.00%) F5
7 5 (20.00%) Google
7 5 (20.00%) Splunk
8 3 (12.00%) IBM
8 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (8.00%) EMC
9 2 (8.00%) HP
9 2 (8.00%) ServiceNow
10 1 (4.00%) Dell
10 1 (4.00%) Lotus
10 1 (4.00%) Oracle
10 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + on call allowance & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Posted: 10 days ago