The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 145 142
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 14 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.52% 0.60% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 5.69% 6.03% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 8
Median salary £38,750 £38,670 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.20% -3.32%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,150 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

vSphere 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 246 282 249
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 9.13% 9.96% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 172 168 150
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 £25,900 £25,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Scotland

vSphere
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Scotland

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Scotland

vSphere
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 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 9 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Glasgow +11 5 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
vSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
8 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (32.00%) HP
11 7 (28.00%) SAN
11 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (28.00%) PowerCLI
12 6 (24.00%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (24.00%) EMC
12 6 (24.00%) Cisco
12 6 (24.00%) VBScript
13 5 (20.00%) IIS
13 5 (20.00%) ITIL
13 5 (20.00%) DNS
13 5 (20.00%) Python
13 5 (20.00%) DHCP
13 5 (20.00%) Finance
13 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
13 5 (20.00%) NAS
13 5 (20.00%) Ansible
13 5 (20.00%) DevOps

vSphere
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 5 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (16.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) JBoss
2 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 7 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (24.00%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) Office 365
4 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) DHCP
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.00%) NAS
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.00%) VLAN
3 2 (8.00%) VoIP
3 2 (8.00%) VPN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Bitbucket
1 4 (16.00%) GCC
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (16.00%) Maven
1 4 (16.00%) MSI
1 4 (16.00%) NuGet
1 4 (16.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Administrator
1 6 (24.00%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Windows Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) EMC VNX
2 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) EMC VMAX
3 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) FMCG
4 1 (4.00%) Tandem
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Virtual Environments
2 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.00%) DevOps
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.00%) High Availability
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.00%) Line Management
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 2 (8.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (4.00%) Coaching
6 1 (4.00%) Forensic Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (24.00%) VBScript
3 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) VCP5
2 3 (12.00%) VCP6
3 2 (8.00%) MCP
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (28.00%) PowerCLI
3 5 (20.00%) Ansible
3 5 (20.00%) Puppet
4 4 (16.00%) Capistrano
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (16.00%) yum
5 2 (8.00%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (8.00%) SCCM
6 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (72.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) HP
4 6 (24.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) EMC
5 4 (16.00%) F5
5 4 (16.00%) Perforce
6 3 (12.00%) Citrix
6 3 (12.00%) Dell
7 2 (8.00%) IBM
7 2 (8.00%) McAfee
7 2 (8.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) Sun
8 1 (4.00%) Avaya
8 1 (4.00%) Mitel
8 1 (4.00%) Symantec
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