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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
UK / Scotland
Rank 127 142 134
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 11 17 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.47% 0.58% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 5.73% 7.46% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 10
Median salary £40,000 £39,250 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% +14.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £34,450 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £51,850 £38,950
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.75% -5.88%  

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 192 228 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 8.28% 7.80% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 112 146 135
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% +18.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

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
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 24 March 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
Glasgow +23 9 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Edinburgh -2 2 - -
vSphere
UK

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 38 (92.68%) VMware
2 35 (85.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (73.17%) Windows
4 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
5 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
6 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
7 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
8 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
10 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
10 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (26.83%) Firewall
11 11 (26.83%) DHCP
11 11 (26.83%) DNS
11 11 (26.83%) VBScript
12 10 (24.39%) ITIL
12 10 (24.39%) Citrix
12 10 (24.39%) Virtual Environments
13 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
13 9 (21.95%) IIS
14 8 (19.51%) EMC
14 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
14 8 (19.51%) VPN
14 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
14 8 (19.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (19.51%) VLAN
14 8 (19.51%) XenApp
14 8 (19.51%) EMC VNX
15 7 (17.07%) DevOps

vSphere
Top Related 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 17 (41.46%) MS Exchange
2 9 (21.95%) IIS
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 3 (7.32%) JBoss
4 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
3 2 (4.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (7.32%) IaaS
4 2 (4.88%) G Suite
5 1 (2.44%) Office 365
5 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) DHCP
1 11 (26.83%) DNS
1 11 (26.83%) Firewall
2 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
2 8 (19.51%) VLAN
2 8 (19.51%) VPN
3 7 (17.07%) SAN
4 4 (9.76%) LAN
4 4 (9.76%) NAS
4 4 (9.76%) WAN
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.44%) Internet
6 1 (2.44%) Network Security
6 1 (2.44%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) GCC
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.32%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) MSI
2 2 (4.88%) NuGet
2 2 (4.88%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (9.76%) Back Office
2 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Consultant
2 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Security Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) IT Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) IT Security Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 5 (12.20%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (9.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) EMC Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.51%) EMC VNX
3 6 (14.63%) Replication
4 5 (12.20%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (7.32%) Cyber Attack
5 3 (7.32%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (7.32%) Private Cloud
6 2 (4.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.44%) Clustering
7 1 (2.44%) FMCG
7 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (46.34%) Windows Server
4 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.32%) Linux
7 2 (4.88%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.44%) CentOS
8 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.44%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) ITIL
1 10 (24.39%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (17.07%) DevOps
3 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) Presales
4 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (7.32%) Forensic Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.88%) High Availability
6 2 (4.88%) IT Strategy
6 2 (4.88%) Kanban
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) Open Source
6 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.88%) Service Design
6 2 (4.88%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) PowerShell
2 11 (26.83%) VBScript
3 5 (12.20%) Perl
3 5 (12.20%) Python
3 5 (12.20%) VB
4 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.32%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) Ruby
5 2 (4.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.32%) VCP5
3 3 (7.32%) VCP6
4 2 (4.88%) CCNA
4 2 (4.88%) CCNP
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.88%) NCDA
4 2 (4.88%) NCIE
4 2 (4.88%) VCAP
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.44%) MCITP
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 35 (85.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (46.34%) Active Directory
3 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (19.51%) XenApp
5 6 (14.63%) ISA Server
6 3 (7.32%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (7.32%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (7.32%) XenServer
7 2 (4.88%) vCloud
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Server
7 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
8 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) PowerCLI
2 4 (9.76%) Ansible
2 4 (9.76%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 4 (9.76%) SCCM
2 4 (9.76%) vRealize
3 3 (7.32%) Capistrano
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) yum
4 2 (4.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.44%) MOM
5 1 (2.44%) Nagios
5 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.44%) Perfmon
5 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (92.68%) VMware
2 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
3 10 (24.39%) Citrix
4 8 (19.51%) EMC
5 7 (17.07%) Cisco
5 7 (17.07%) NetApp
6 3 (7.32%) Perforce
7 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.88%) Dell
7 2 (4.88%) F5
7 2 (4.88%) Google
7 2 (4.88%) HP
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
8 1 (2.44%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.44%) Mitel
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