The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 65 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4344 3746 3988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.71% 3.44% 3.38%
As % of the System Software category 35.06% 34.78% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3515 3176 3429
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,239
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12391 10770 11262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.58% 9.90% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10286 9172 9660
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the UK.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 within the UK.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Histogram in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +5 4069 £42,000 -1.17% 439
London +11 1604 £47,500 - 146
South East -7 964 £40,000 - 83
City of London +31 427 £50,000 - 52
Yorkshire +12 396 £40,000 +5.26% 47
East of England +8 338 £37,500 - 26
Berkshire 0 300 £37,500 -11.76% 22
West Yorkshire +6 278 £40,000 +5.26% 33
North West +33 263 £34,000 -9.33% 38
Leeds +10 253 £42,000 +20.00% 24
South West +30 250 £34,000 -9.33% 45
Surrey -18 225 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Hampshire -8 204 £37,500 -6.25% 12
West Midlands -10 199 £38,500 +4.05% 25
Manchester +24 152 £33,500 -15.18% 28
Hertfordshire +28 141 £36,500 +19.67% 13
Reading -11 127 £50,000 +16.27% 9
Buckinghamshire +8 101 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Birmingham -5 101 £42,000 -1.17% 10
East Midlands -33 99 £40,000 +6.66% 21
Bristol +28 90 £37,500 +5.63% 9
Scotland +2 90 £40,000 +6.66% 19
North Yorkshire +27 73 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Wales -1 68 £35,000 -30.00% 9
Oxfordshire -8 67 £32,000 -20.00% 12
Watford +24 66 £45,000 -7.69% 5
South Yorkshire +6 66 £42,000 -4.54% 4
South Wales +3 64 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Cambridgeshire -9 64 £37,500 - 5
Cheshire +26 63 £34,000 +15.25% 8

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 8526 (100.00%) VMware
2 6069 (71.18%) Windows
3 4408 (51.70%) Microsoft
4 3746 (43.94%) Active Directory
5 2933 (34.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 2901 (34.03%) Citrix
7 2632 (30.87%) Cisco
8 2527 (29.64%) SAN
9 2513 (29.47%) MS Exchange
10 2454 (28.78%) Linux
11 2139 (25.09%) MS Excel
12 2009 (23.56%) Hyper-V
13 1987 (23.31%) Firewall
14 1922 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
15 1860 (21.82%) DNS
16 1777 (20.84%) HP
17 1770 (20.76%) Microsoft Certification
18 1766 (20.71%) ITIL
19 1609 (18.87%) SQL
20 1573 (18.45%) SQL Server
21 1461 (17.14%) vSphere
22 1437 (16.85%) TCP/IP
23 1436 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
24 1381 (16.20%) Exchange Server 2010
25 1359 (15.94%) Finance
26 1234 (14.47%) MCSE
27 1196 (14.03%) DHCP
28 1141 (13.38%) NetApp
29 1101 (12.91%) VMware ESX
30 1086 (12.74%) XenApp

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2513 (29.47%) MS Exchange
2 1381 (16.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 925 (10.85%) IIS
4 823 (9.65%) SharePoint
5 782 (9.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 601 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 538 (6.31%) Apache
8 475 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 456 (5.35%) Lync
10 366 (4.29%) Tomcat
11 231 (2.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 161 (1.89%) WebLogic
13 128 (1.50%) WebSphere
14 105 (1.23%) nginx
15 99 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
16 89 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
17 82 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2000
18 71 (0.83%) CMS
18 71 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
19 60 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2139 (25.09%) MS Excel
2 760 (8.91%) MS Office
3 91 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 68 (0.80%) MS Project
5 50 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (0.16%) SPSS
6 14 (0.16%) PowerPivot
7 12 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 7 (0.082%) FastStats
9 6 (0.070%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (0.023%) Maya
11 2 (0.023%) 3ds Max
11 2 (0.023%) InDesign
12 1 (0.012%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.012%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
12 1 (0.012%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 71 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 34 (0.40%) Summit
3 33 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 26 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 23 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 15 (0.18%) SAP Business One
7 14 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 12 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 11 (0.13%) SunGard AvantGard
9 11 (0.13%) SunGard APT
9 11 (0.13%) FastVal
10 8 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.094%) Sage 200
11 7 (0.082%) Magento
11 7 (0.082%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 7 (0.082%) Oracle Receivables
11 7 (0.082%) Oracle CRM
12 6 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
13 5 (0.059%) Oracle BPM
14 4 (0.047%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 342 (4.01%) Office 365
2 195 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 192 (2.25%) SaaS
4 168 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
5 166 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
6 145 (1.70%) IaaS
7 98 (1.15%) PaaS
8 51 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 28 (0.33%) Google Apps
10 15 (0.18%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.070%) Amazon ELB
11 6 (0.070%) Joyent
12 5 (0.059%) Google App Engine
13 4 (0.047%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.047%) Rackspace Cloud
13 4 (0.047%) GitHub
14 3 (0.035%) Heroku
15 2 (0.023%) Amazon SQS
15 2 (0.023%) CloudFront
16 1 (0.012%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2527 (29.64%) SAN
2 1987 (23.31%) Firewall
3 1860 (21.82%) DNS
4 1437 (16.85%) TCP/IP
5 1196 (14.03%) DHCP
6 1056 (12.39%) LAN
7 1035 (12.14%) WAN
8 831 (9.75%) VPN
9 733 (8.60%) NAS
10 463 (5.43%) Internet
11 399 (4.68%) Wireless
12 393 (4.61%) VoIP
13 383 (4.49%) VLAN
14 289 (3.39%) SSL
15 288 (3.38%) Cisco ASA
16 279 (3.27%) iSCSI
17 271 (3.18%) Network Security
18 260 (3.05%) HTTP
19 259 (3.04%) SMTP
20 243 (2.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1573 (18.45%) SQL Server
2 454 (5.32%) MySQL
3 392 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 226 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 195 (2.29%) Relational Database
6 172 (2.02%) Oracle Database
7 148 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 104 (1.22%) RDBMS
9 87 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
10 75 (0.88%) MongoDB
11 71 (0.83%) NoSQL
11 71 (0.83%) DB2
12 62 (0.73%) Big Data
13 61 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 49 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
15 46 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
16 42 (0.49%) Redis
17 41 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
18 33 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 33 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 111 (1.30%) Git (software)
2 106 (1.24%) Subversion
3 88 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 73 (0.86%) Visual Studio
5 52 (0.61%) JUnit
6 46 (0.54%) Ant
6 46 (0.54%) Eclipse
7 43 (0.50%) MSI
7 43 (0.50%) JIRA
7 43 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 33 (0.39%) Eclipse RCP
9 30 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 27 (0.32%) NUnit
11 24 (0.28%) Maven
12 23 (0.27%) Selenium
13 20 (0.23%) TeamCity
14 18 (0.21%) WebLOAD
15 17 (0.20%) AQtime
16 14 (0.16%) AdminStudio
16 14 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1359 (15.94%) Finance
2 270 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 244 (2.86%) Banking
4 175 (2.05%) Retail
5 161 (1.89%) Legal
6 158 (1.85%) Law
7 148 (1.74%) Marketing
8 123 (1.44%) Advertising
9 87 (1.02%) Games
10 85 (1.00%) Back Office
11 83 (0.97%) French Language
12 73 (0.86%) Electronics
13 71 (0.83%) Manufacturing
14 65 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 62 (0.73%) Investment Banking
16 57 (0.67%) Publishing
17 50 (0.59%) German Language
18 44 (0.52%) Military
19 24 (0.28%) Multimedia
20 19 (0.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1070 (12.55%) Support Engineer
2 924 (10.84%) Analyst
3 894 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 833 (9.77%) Consultant
5 796 (9.34%) Administrator
6 737 (8.64%) Architect
7 601 (7.05%) Systems Administrator
8 510 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
9 500 (5.86%) Systems Engineer
10 415 (4.87%) Support Analyst
11 381 (4.47%) IT Support
12 285 (3.34%) Technical Support
13 275 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
14 251 (2.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 249 (2.92%) Server Engineer
16 238 (2.79%) Linux Administrator
17 237 (2.78%) Infrastructure Architect
18 223 (2.62%) Network Engineer
19 222 (2.60%) Technical Consultant
20 206 (2.42%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (2.80%) .NET
2 211 (2.47%) Web Services
3 156 (1.83%) XML
4 148 (1.74%) Middleware
5 147 (1.72%) HTML
6 130 (1.52%) LAMP
7 95 (1.11%) CSS
8 88 (1.03%) J2EE
9 69 (0.81%) Spring
10 64 (0.75%) Software Packaging
11 63 (0.74%) Application Packaging
12 61 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
12 61 (0.72%) jQuery
13 60 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
14 58 (0.68%) COM
15 56 (0.66%) Ajax
16 48 (0.56%) ASP.NET
17 45 (0.53%) JSP
18 43 (0.50%) Servlets
19 40 (0.47%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 705 (8.27%) Clustering
2 379 (4.45%) Replication
3 335 (3.93%) Blackberry
4 284 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 250 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 190 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
7 153 (1.79%) Thin Client
7 153 (1.79%) Fat Client
8 145 (1.70%) Hedge funds
9 138 (1.62%) Client/Server
10 134 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 118 (1.38%) EqualLogic
12 112 (1.31%) Open Source
13 88 (1.03%) CLARiiON
14 82 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
15 77 (0.90%) Firmware
16 76 (0.89%) Statistics
17 63 (0.74%) FlexPod
18 62 (0.73%) Digital Media
19 59 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6069 (71.18%) Windows
2 2933 (34.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 2454 (28.78%) Linux
4 1922 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 1436 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 925 (10.85%) UNIX
7 916 (10.74%) Windows 7
8 612 (7.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 575 (6.74%) Windows XP
10 418 (4.90%) Solaris
11 380 (4.46%) Windows 8
12 280 (3.28%) CentOS
13 233 (2.73%) Windows Vista
14 202 (2.37%) Ubuntu
15 148 (1.74%) AIX
16 136 (1.60%) Debian
17 110 (1.29%) Windows 2000 Server
18 93 (1.09%) Mac OS X
19 87 (1.02%) Android
20 82 (0.96%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1766 (20.71%) ITIL
2 624 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 549 (6.44%) Project Management
4 500 (5.86%) Load Balancing
5 429 (5.03%) Migration
6 418 (4.90%) Change Management
7 352 (4.13%) E-Commerce
7 352 (4.13%) Service Delivery
8 297 (3.48%) Service Management
9 295 (3.46%) Problem Management
10 294 (3.45%) Configuration Management
11 269 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
12 265 (3.11%) Business Continuity
13 253 (2.97%) PRINCE2
14 249 (2.92%) Change Control
15 240 (2.81%) Incident Management
16 224 (2.63%) DevOps
17 219 (2.57%) Performance Tuning
18 191 (2.24%) Agile Software Development
19 184 (2.16%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1609 (18.87%) SQL
2 865 (10.15%) PowerShell
3 569 (6.67%) Perl
4 465 (5.45%) Java
5 382 (4.48%) Python
6 339 (3.98%) Bash Shell
7 236 (2.77%) PHP
8 233 (2.73%) Ruby
9 184 (2.16%) VBScript
10 177 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 168 (1.97%) VB
12 160 (1.88%) JavaScript
13 154 (1.81%) C
14 139 (1.63%) C#
15 92 (1.08%) C++
16 49 (0.57%) T-SQL
17 20 (0.23%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.15%) Korn
19 12 (0.14%) PL/SQL
20 11 (0.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1770 (20.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1234 (14.47%) MCSE
3 981 (11.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 878 (10.30%) Degree
5 861 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
6 780 (9.15%) MCITP
7 661 (7.75%) CCNA
8 544 (6.38%) MCSA
9 472 (5.54%) Security Cleared
10 390 (4.57%) MCP
11 363 (4.26%) CCNP
12 356 (4.18%) Citrix Certification
13 320 (3.75%) MCTS
14 297 (3.48%) SC Cleared
15 254 (2.98%) CCA
16 129 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
17 119 (1.40%) VCP5
18 111 (1.30%) NCDA
19 108 (1.27%) VCAP
20 102 (1.20%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 561 (6.58%) SLA
2 145 (1.70%) QA
3 127 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 122 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 72 (0.84%) ISO 9001
6 28 (0.33%) COBIT
7 13 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.082%) ISO 9000
9 6 (0.070%) BS7799
9 6 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.035%) HL7
11 2 (0.023%) DICOM
12 1 (0.012%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.012%) GxP
12 1 (0.012%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3746 (43.94%) Active Directory
2 2009 (23.56%) Hyper-V
3 1461 (17.14%) vSphere
4 1101 (12.91%) VMware ESX
5 1086 (12.74%) XenApp
6 624 (7.32%) XenDesktop
7 596 (6.99%) VMware ESXi
8 424 (4.97%) XenServer
9 308 (3.61%) Xen
10 278 (3.26%) Terminal Services
11 275 (3.23%) vCloud
12 207 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
13 192 (2.25%) KVM
14 137 (1.61%) NFS
15 136 (1.60%) VMware Server
16 134 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 119 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
18 116 (1.36%) UAG
19 96 (1.13%) ISA Server
20 70 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 751 (8.81%) SCCM
2 458 (5.37%) SCOM
3 410 (4.81%) Backup Exec
4 386 (4.53%) Puppet
5 305 (3.58%) Nagios
6 294 (3.45%) NetBackup
7 272 (3.19%) WSUS
8 228 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
9 223 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
10 85 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 83 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
12 78 (0.91%) ARCserve
13 70 (0.82%) Tivoli
14 68 (0.80%) SCVMM
14 68 (0.80%) Cacti
15 58 (0.68%) ZABBIX
16 57 (0.67%) Salt
17 50 (0.59%) OpenView
18 49 (0.57%) Ansible
18 49 (0.57%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8526 (100.00%) VMware
2 4408 (51.70%) Microsoft
3 2901 (34.03%) Citrix
4 2632 (30.87%) Cisco
5 1777 (20.84%) HP
6 1141 (13.38%) NetApp
7 988 (11.59%) EMC
8 831 (9.75%) Red Hat
9 797 (9.35%) Oracle
10 625 (7.33%) Symantec
11 617 (7.24%) Dell
12 506 (5.93%) IBM
13 417 (4.89%) Juniper
14 333 (3.91%) Veeam
15 288 (3.38%) CheckPoint
16 242 (2.84%) Apple
17 233 (2.73%) F5
18 212 (2.49%) JBoss
19 178 (2.09%) WatchGuard
20 159 (1.86%) McAfee
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £70,000 to £77,000 per annum £30K OTE +Car allow +Pension +Shares
Posted: 12 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefits including pri
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bens, bonus, car
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus and excellent bonus and benefit
Posted: 18 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + be - training, pens, health +
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 20 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + car allowance + 17.5% bonus + bene
Posted: 23 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Remit Resources
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago