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

VMware ESXi (formerly ESX Server)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 180 213
Rank change year-on-year -16 +33 +7
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESXi 37 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.66% 0.48% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 6.25% 4.97% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 34 16 13
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +38.46%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £37,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £68,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £44,188
% change year-on-year +8.24% -3.82% +3.97%

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 592 443 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.54% 9.59% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 405 288 327
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +8.47%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,250 £56,075 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 February 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 February 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 -8 22 £52,500 +16.67% 2
Glasgow -28 15 £37,500 -3.85%
VMware ESXi
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (91.89%) Windows
3 33 (89.19%) Windows Server
4 29 (78.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
6 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
7 22 (59.46%) Cisco
8 21 (56.76%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (54.05%) PowerShell
10 18 (48.65%) DHCP
10 18 (48.65%) Citrix
10 18 (48.65%) DNS
11 14 (37.84%) ITIL
11 14 (37.84%) Linux
11 14 (37.84%) Office 365
11 14 (37.84%) SCOM
12 13 (35.14%) SCCM
12 13 (35.14%) Skype for Business
12 13 (35.14%) vSphere
12 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (35.14%) XenDesktop
13 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
14 11 (29.73%) Symantec
15 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (24.32%) Presales
16 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
17 8 (21.62%) MCSE
17 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (21.62%) XenApp
17 8 (21.62%) Virtual Team

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 13 (35.14%) Skype for Business
2 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.81%) IBM Domino
3 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
4 3 (8.11%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (5.41%) MQSeries
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (37.84%) Office 365
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (16.22%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (10.81%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.70%) IaaS
5 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (48.65%) DHCP
1 18 (48.65%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) Skype
3 6 (16.22%) Firewall
3 6 (16.22%) LAN
3 6 (16.22%) Network Security
3 6 (16.22%) Unified Communications
3 6 (16.22%) VLAN
3 6 (16.22%) VPN
3 6 (16.22%) WAN
3 6 (16.22%) Wireless
4 5 (13.51%) SAN
5 4 (10.81%) Internet
5 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.41%) Telepresence
6 2 (5.41%) VoIP
7 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Systems Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (18.92%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Linux Server Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Server Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (16.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 5 (13.51%) Architect
7 5 (13.51%) Designer
8 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
8 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
8 4 (10.81%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Virtual Team
2 6 (16.22%) iPhone
3 5 (13.51%) Clustering
4 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
4 4 (10.81%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 33 (89.19%) Windows Server
3 14 (37.84%) Linux
4 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (18.92%) Solaris
6 7 (18.92%) Unix
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
7 6 (16.22%) Windows Phone
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.70%) AIX
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) ITIL
2 9 (24.32%) Presales
3 7 (18.92%) Project Management
3 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
3 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.22%) Innovative Thinking
4 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
4 6 (16.22%) Patch Management
4 6 (16.22%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (13.51%) Application Packaging
6 4 (10.81%) Change Management
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL V3
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
6 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) PowerShell
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Python
3 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) MCSE
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) MCSA
3 2 (5.41%) CCNA
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 29 (78.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
3 13 (35.14%) vSphere
3 13 (35.14%) XenDesktop
4 8 (21.62%) XenApp
5 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (8.11%) ISA Server
7 3 (8.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) SCOM
2 13 (35.14%) SCCM
3 8 (21.62%) vCenter Server
4 6 (16.22%) Backup Exec
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (16.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (16.22%) Malwarebytes
4 6 (16.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (16.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (13.51%) WSUS
6 4 (10.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (2.70%) Ansible
8 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
3 22 (59.46%) Cisco
4 18 (48.65%) Citrix
5 11 (29.73%) Symantec
6 7 (18.92%) Dell
7 6 (16.22%) Apple
7 6 (16.22%) Avaya
7 6 (16.22%) Palo Alto
7 6 (16.22%) Sophos
8 5 (13.51%) EMC
9 4 (10.81%) Google
9 4 (10.81%) Lotus
9 4 (10.81%) ServiceNow
9 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
9 4 (10.81%) Veritas
10 2 (5.41%) IBM
10 2 (5.41%) Oracle
10 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.70%) Veeam