Period
to 18 November 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 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 211 163 206
Rank change year-on-year -48 +43 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 18 64 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 1.14% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 2.98% 11.74% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11 58 10
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +23.53% -3.95%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £38,275
90th Percentile £52,500 £64,625 £44,125
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 605 545 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.39% 9.70% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 416 391 365
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 November 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 November 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 -40 9 £45,000 -20.00%
Glasgow -10 4 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Fife - 3 - -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Scottish Borders - 1 £40,000 -
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (72.22%) Windows
4 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (50.00%) vSphere
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) SAN
7 7 (38.89%) HP
7 7 (38.89%) DNS
7 7 (38.89%) Linux
7 7 (38.89%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (38.89%) SCCM
7 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (33.33%) PowerCLI
8 6 (33.33%) SLA
8 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
9 5 (27.78%) Citrix
9 5 (27.78%) Cisco
9 5 (27.78%) ITIL
9 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (27.78%) vCenter Server
9 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
10 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (22.22%) Line Management
10 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (22.22%) vMotion

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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.56%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (5.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
1 7 (38.89%) Fibre Channel
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
2 3 (16.67%) DHCP
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
3 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.11%) Telepresence
3 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 2 (11.11%) VoIP
3 2 (11.11%) VSAN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) SMTP
4 1 (5.56%) SSH
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Clustering
3 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (16.67%) Unix
7 2 (11.11%) Solaris
7 2 (11.11%) VMS
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (27.78%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 4 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (22.22%) Line Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Server Management
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (16.67%) Six Sigma
4 3 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (11.11%) BCP
5 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
3 1 (5.56%) C-shell
3 1 (5.56%) Korn
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 9 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (22.22%) NFS
4 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 3 (16.67%) BitLocker
5 3 (16.67%) Firmware
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (5.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (5.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) SCCM
2 6 (33.33%) PowerCLI
3 5 (27.78%) vCenter Server
4 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (22.22%) Puppet
4 4 (22.22%) SCOM
4 4 (22.22%) vMotion
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (5.56%) Ansible
6 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (5.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (5.56%) Malwarebytes
6 1 (5.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (5.56%) vRealize
6 1 (5.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 7 (38.89%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) Dell
5 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
6 3 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 3 (16.67%) Brocade
6 3 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (11.11%) EMC
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) Sophos
7 2 (11.11%) Veritas
8 1 (5.56%) Apple
8 1 (5.56%) Avaya
8 1 (5.56%) Mitel
8 1 (5.56%) Sun
8 1 (5.56%) Symantec
8 1 (5.56%) Veeam