Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 162 200
Rank change year-on-year -17 +38 +9
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 44 54 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.78% 1.04% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 8.07% 9.87% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 29
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £38,670 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.70% +4.51% -17.78%
10th Percentile £36,250 £29,755 £27,350
90th Percentile £61,250 £44,750 £52,100
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

vSphere 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 545 547 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.71% 10.52% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 391 365 324
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,450 £22,300
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 32 £60,000 +75.60%
Glasgow -21 12 £37,500 -6.25% 3
vSphere
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 37 (84.09%) Windows
1 37 (84.09%) VMware
1 37 (84.09%) Windows Server
2 35 (79.55%) Active Directory
3 30 (68.18%) PowerShell
4 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (65.91%) Cisco
4 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
5 25 (56.82%) SQL
6 23 (52.27%) ITIL
6 23 (52.27%) HP
6 23 (52.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
7 21 (47.73%) Opscode Chef
8 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (38.64%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (38.64%) Coaching
10 16 (36.36%) ITIL V3
10 16 (36.36%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (36.36%) EMC
10 16 (36.36%) Finance
11 15 (34.09%) Validation
11 15 (34.09%) IIS
11 15 (34.09%) EMC VNX
12 14 (31.82%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (31.82%) Virtual Team
12 14 (31.82%) Mentoring
12 14 (31.82%) Performance Management

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 15 (34.09%) IIS
2 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.64%) Skype for Business
3 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.09%) Apache
5 2 (4.55%) JBoss
5 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (52.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (38.64%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (36.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (15.91%) Office 365
6 6 (13.64%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) DHCP
1 13 (29.55%) DNS
2 7 (15.91%) Firewall
3 6 (13.64%) LAN
3 6 (13.64%) VLAN
3 6 (13.64%) VPN
3 6 (13.64%) WAN
3 6 (13.64%) Wireless
4 4 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (4.55%) NAS
6 1 (2.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.36%) Maven
3 4 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 3 (6.82%) DbUnit
4 3 (6.82%) jMock
4 3 (6.82%) JUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Mockito
4 3 (6.82%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.55%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.55%) GCC
5 2 (4.55%) MSI
5 2 (4.55%) NuGet
5 2 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Test Leader
4 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 4 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Pensions Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (6.82%) Apache Camel
2 3 (6.82%) J2EE
2 3 (6.82%) PowerMock
2 3 (6.82%) REST
2 3 (6.82%) RESTful
2 3 (6.82%) SOAP
2 3 (6.82%) Spring
2 3 (6.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) EMC VNX
2 14 (31.82%) Virtual Team
3 6 (13.64%) iPhone
4 2 (4.55%) Tandem
5 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (84.09%) Windows
1 37 (84.09%) Windows Server
2 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.64%) Linux
5 6 (13.64%) Solaris
5 6 (13.64%) Unix
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Phone
6 1 (2.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) ITIL
2 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (38.64%) Coaching
4 16 (36.36%) ITIL V3
5 15 (34.09%) Validation
6 14 (31.82%) Capacity Planning
6 14 (31.82%) Continuous Delivery
6 14 (31.82%) Mentoring
6 14 (31.82%) Performance Management
7 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (13.64%) Innovative Thinking
7 6 (13.64%) Patch Management
7 6 (13.64%) Project Management
8 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Performance Testing
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (9.09%) Test Management
8 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) PowerShell
2 25 (56.82%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) Perl
4 2 (4.55%) Python
4 2 (4.55%) VBScript
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (2.27%) MCP
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 35 (79.55%) Active Directory
2 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.55%) XenApp
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (47.73%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (13.64%) Backup Exec
2 6 (13.64%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (13.64%) Malwarebytes
2 6 (13.64%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (13.64%) WSUS
3 5 (11.36%) SCCM
4 4 (9.09%) Perfmon
5 3 (6.82%) Ansible
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (6.82%) Puppet
6 2 (4.55%) Capistrano
6 2 (4.55%) PowerCLI
6 2 (4.55%) yum
7 1 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 37 (84.09%) VMware
2 29 (65.91%) Cisco
2 29 (65.91%) Microsoft
3 23 (52.27%) HP
4 16 (36.36%) EMC
5 7 (15.91%) Citrix
5 7 (15.91%) Sophos
6 6 (13.64%) Apple
6 6 (13.64%) Avaya
6 6 (13.64%) Dell
6 6 (13.64%) Palo Alto
6 6 (13.64%) Symantec
7 2 (4.55%) Perforce
8 1 (2.27%) F5
8 1 (2.27%) McAfee