The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 65 71 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4322 3797 4242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.74% 3.48% 3.56%
As % of the System Software category 35.11% 35.33% 35.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3495 3204 3625
Average salary £42,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,025 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12310 10747 11861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.67% 9.85% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10152 9192 10166
Average salary £40,325 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.11% +3.65%
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +6 4058 £42,500 -1.16% 458
London +19 1621 £47,500 - 135
South East -9 968 £40,000 -5.88% 117
City of London +41 451 £50,000 +1.01% 53
Yorkshire +11 377 £40,750 +7.23% 32
Berkshire -3 326 £37,500 -16.66% 26
East of England +8 313 £37,500 -7.97% 34
West Yorkshire +12 278 £41,500 +9.21% 22
North West +23 271 £34,500 -10.38% 43
Leeds +8 252 £42,000 +20.00% 17
South West +20 238 £33,500 -8.21% 47
Surrey -15 213 £42,500 -5.55% 19
West Midlands -7 208 £38,500 +1.31% 24
Hampshire -8 203 £40,000 - 23
Manchester +21 166 £34,500 -12.65% 24
Reading -11 132 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Hertfordshire +16 131 £37,500 +11.94% 18
Scotland +5 105 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Birmingham -15 100 £42,000 -10.63% 12
East Midlands -36 93 £37,500 -1.31% 15
Bristol +21 78 £37,500 - 10
Buckinghamshire 0 75 £47,500 +11.28% 13
Southampton -3 65 £32,500 -7.14% 6
Cambridgeshire -21 64 £40,000 -8.58% 6
Cheshire +26 63 £34,000 -5.55% 12
South Yorkshire -4 63 £45,000 +4.65% 7
Oxfordshire -7 62 £33,000 -17.50% 16
North Yorkshire +27 61 £32,000 -28.88% 2
Wales -8 59 £33,250 -26.11% 13
Bracknell +10 58 £35,000 -12.50% 3

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8646 (100.00%) VMware
2 6231 (72.07%) Windows
3 4470 (51.70%) Microsoft
4 3778 (43.70%) Active Directory
5 2978 (34.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 2957 (34.20%) Citrix
7 2654 (30.70%) Cisco
8 2543 (29.41%) SAN
9 2514 (29.08%) MS Exchange
10 2505 (28.97%) Linux
11 2074 (23.99%) MS Excel
12 2028 (23.46%) Hyper-V
13 2014 (23.29%) Firewall
14 1957 (22.63%) DNS
15 1917 (22.17%) Windows Server 2003
16 1833 (21.20%) ITIL
17 1795 (20.76%) HP
18 1773 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
19 1649 (19.07%) SQL Server
20 1602 (18.53%) SQL
21 1531 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
22 1478 (17.09%) vSphere
23 1466 (16.96%) TCP/IP
24 1399 (16.18%) Finance
25 1351 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
26 1249 (14.45%) DHCP
27 1231 (14.24%) MCSE
28 1218 (14.09%) NetApp
29 1133 (13.10%) VMware ESX
30 1088 (12.58%) XenApp

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2514 (29.08%) MS Exchange
2 1351 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 982 (11.36%) IIS
4 804 (9.30%) SharePoint
4 804 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 622 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 595 (6.88%) Apache
7 486 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 486 (5.62%) Lync
8 378 (4.37%) Tomcat
9 230 (2.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 164 (1.90%) WebLogic
11 138 (1.60%) WebSphere
12 130 (1.50%) nginx
13 100 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
14 91 (1.05%) Office Communications Server
14 91 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2000
15 72 (0.83%) CMS
16 70 (0.81%) OpenStack
17 67 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2074 (23.99%) MS Excel
2 761 (8.80%) MS Office
3 88 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 57 (0.66%) MS Project
5 51 (0.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 15 (0.17%) SPSS
7 14 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.16%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.069%) FastStats
9 6 (0.069%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.046%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.035%) Maya
11 3 (0.035%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.023%) InDesign
13 1 (0.012%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.012%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.012%) Revit
Business Applications
1 73 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 36 (0.42%) Summit
3 30 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
4 28 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 20 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
6 15 (0.17%) SAP Business One
6 15 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 10 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
8 9 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 9 (0.10%) SunGard APT
8 9 (0.10%) FastVal
9 8 (0.093%) Sage 200
9 8 (0.093%) SunGard AvantGard
10 7 (0.081%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (0.081%) Dynamics GP
11 6 (0.069%) Magento
12 5 (0.058%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.058%) Oracle CRM
13 4 (0.046%) Oracle 11i
13 4 (0.046%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 351 (4.06%) Office 365
2 206 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 198 (2.29%) SaaS
4 190 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
5 164 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
6 145 (1.68%) IaaS
7 96 (1.11%) PaaS
8 58 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 24 (0.28%) Google Apps
10 15 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.13%) Google App Engine
12 7 (0.081%) Rackspace Cloud
13 6 (0.069%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (0.069%) Joyent
14 4 (0.046%) Google Compute Engine
14 4 (0.046%) GitHub
15 3 (0.035%) Heroku
16 2 (0.023%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.023%) CloudFront
17 1 (0.012%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2543 (29.41%) SAN
2 2014 (23.29%) Firewall
3 1957 (22.63%) DNS
4 1466 (16.96%) TCP/IP
5 1249 (14.45%) DHCP
6 1083 (12.53%) LAN
7 1077 (12.46%) WAN
8 830 (9.60%) VPN
9 754 (8.72%) NAS
10 459 (5.31%) Internet
11 402 (4.65%) VLAN
12 396 (4.58%) VoIP
13 392 (4.53%) Wireless
14 298 (3.45%) SSL
15 284 (3.28%) iSCSI
16 279 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
16 279 (3.23%) MPLS
17 268 (3.10%) Network Security
18 265 (3.07%) SMTP
19 259 (3.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1649 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 501 (5.79%) MySQL
3 388 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 231 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 191 (2.21%) Relational Database
6 165 (1.91%) Oracle Database
7 144 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 105 (1.21%) RDBMS
9 100 (1.16%) DB2
10 96 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
11 85 (0.98%) MongoDB
12 71 (0.82%) NoSQL
13 63 (0.73%) Big Data
14 57 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 55 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
16 51 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
17 44 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
18 40 (0.46%) Redis
18 40 (0.46%) Hadoop
19 31 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 134 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 116 (1.34%) Subversion
3 112 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 70 (0.81%) Visual Studio
5 52 (0.60%) JUnit
6 50 (0.58%) Eclipse
7 49 (0.57%) JIRA
8 47 (0.54%) Ant
9 44 (0.51%) MSI
10 39 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 33 (0.38%) Eclipse RCP
12 28 (0.32%) NUnit
13 26 (0.30%) Maven
14 23 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 23 (0.27%) Hudson
15 22 (0.25%) Selenium
15 22 (0.25%) TeamCity
16 20 (0.23%) WebLOAD
17 17 (0.20%) AdminStudio
17 17 (0.20%) AQtime
General
1 1399 (16.18%) Finance
2 295 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 262 (3.03%) Banking
4 185 (2.14%) Retail
5 172 (1.99%) Legal
6 160 (1.85%) Law
7 148 (1.71%) Marketing
8 118 (1.36%) Advertising
9 89 (1.03%) Games
10 86 (0.99%) Back Office
11 85 (0.98%) French Language
12 84 (0.97%) Manufacturing
13 67 (0.77%) Electronics
14 66 (0.76%) Publishing
15 64 (0.74%) Financial Institution
16 57 (0.66%) Investment Banking
17 56 (0.65%) German Language
18 41 (0.47%) Military
19 24 (0.28%) Italian Language
20 22 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1098 (12.70%) Support Engineer
2 951 (11.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 933 (10.79%) Analyst
4 811 (9.38%) Administrator
5 757 (8.76%) Consultant
6 753 (8.71%) Architect
7 608 (7.03%) Systems Administrator
8 529 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
9 476 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
10 420 (4.86%) Support Analyst
11 391 (4.52%) IT Support
12 288 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
13 281 (3.25%) Technical Support
14 274 (3.17%) Server Engineer
15 264 (3.05%) Infrastructure Architect
16 258 (2.98%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 247 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
18 229 (2.65%) Network Engineer
19 226 (2.61%) Team Leader
20 223 (2.58%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (2.74%) .NET
2 229 (2.65%) Web Services
3 168 (1.94%) XML
4 150 (1.73%) HTML
5 142 (1.64%) LAMP
6 136 (1.57%) Middleware
7 92 (1.06%) J2EE
8 91 (1.05%) CSS
9 71 (0.82%) Spring
10 66 (0.76%) Application Packaging
11 61 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
11 61 (0.71%) jQuery
12 60 (0.69%) Software Packaging
13 59 (0.68%) COM
14 56 (0.65%) Ajax
15 49 (0.57%) Servlets
16 48 (0.56%) ASP.NET
17 46 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
17 46 (0.53%) RESTful
18 45 (0.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 717 (8.29%) Clustering
2 376 (4.35%) Replication
3 331 (3.83%) Blackberry
4 276 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 248 (2.87%) Management Information System
6 182 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
7 149 (1.72%) Thin Client
7 149 (1.72%) Fat Client
8 144 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 137 (1.58%) Hedge funds
10 130 (1.50%) Open Source
11 123 (1.42%) EqualLogic
12 117 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
13 94 (1.09%) CLARiiON
14 89 (1.03%) Statistics
15 82 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
16 77 (0.89%) FlexPod
17 74 (0.86%) Firmware
18 63 (0.73%) Mathematics
19 61 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6231 (72.07%) Windows
2 2978 (34.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2505 (28.97%) Linux
4 1917 (22.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1531 (17.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 903 (10.44%) UNIX
6 903 (10.44%) Windows 7
7 657 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 550 (6.36%) Windows XP
9 440 (5.09%) Solaris
10 387 (4.48%) Windows 8
11 313 (3.62%) CentOS
12 243 (2.81%) Windows Vista
13 220 (2.54%) Ubuntu
14 177 (2.05%) AIX
15 143 (1.65%) Debian
16 115 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
17 102 (1.18%) Mac OS X
18 91 (1.05%) SUSE
19 86 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1833 (21.20%) ITIL
2 641 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 575 (6.65%) Project Management
4 506 (5.85%) Load Balancing
5 440 (5.09%) Change Management
6 420 (4.86%) Migration
7 365 (4.22%) E-Commerce
8 315 (3.64%) Service Delivery
9 311 (3.60%) Configuration Management
10 299 (3.46%) Service Management
11 278 (3.22%) Problem Management
11 278 (3.22%) Capacity Planning
12 268 (3.10%) Business Continuity
13 266 (3.08%) Change Control
14 258 (2.98%) DevOps
15 247 (2.86%) PRINCE2
16 245 (2.83%) Incident Management
17 242 (2.80%) Performance Tuning
18 218 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
19 199 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1602 (18.53%) SQL
2 890 (10.29%) PowerShell
3 594 (6.87%) Perl
4 469 (5.42%) Java
5 408 (4.72%) Python
6 380 (4.40%) Bash Shell
7 263 (3.04%) Ruby
8 246 (2.85%) PHP
9 180 (2.08%) VBScript
10 175 (2.02%) Shell Script
11 168 (1.94%) VB
12 163 (1.89%) C
13 153 (1.77%) JavaScript
14 141 (1.63%) C#
15 98 (1.13%) C++
16 50 (0.58%) T-SQL
17 21 (0.24%) VB.NET
18 14 (0.16%) Korn
19 13 (0.15%) Objective-C
20 11 (0.13%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1773 (20.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 1231 (14.24%) MCSE
3 1018 (11.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 893 (10.33%) Cisco Certification
5 884 (10.22%) Degree
6 794 (9.18%) MCITP
7 691 (7.99%) CCNA
8 554 (6.41%) MCSA
9 474 (5.48%) Security Cleared
10 398 (4.60%) MCP
11 360 (4.16%) Citrix Certification
12 355 (4.11%) CCNP
13 340 (3.93%) MCTS
14 302 (3.49%) SC Cleared
15 270 (3.12%) CCA
16 131 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
17 119 (1.38%) VCAP
18 118 (1.36%) NCDA
19 111 (1.28%) VCP5
20 100 (1.16%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 604 (6.99%) SLA
2 155 (1.79%) QA
3 131 (1.52%) PCI DSS
4 125 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 54 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 32 (0.37%) COBIT
7 13 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.10%) ISO 9000
9 7 (0.081%) BS7799
10 6 (0.069%) HL7
11 5 (0.058%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.046%) DICOM
13 3 (0.035%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.012%) GxP
14 1 (0.012%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3778 (43.70%) Active Directory
2 2028 (23.46%) Hyper-V
3 1478 (17.09%) vSphere
4 1133 (13.10%) VMware ESX
5 1088 (12.58%) XenApp
6 608 (7.03%) XenDesktop
7 595 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
8 387 (4.48%) XenServer
9 322 (3.72%) Xen
10 271 (3.13%) Terminal Services
11 270 (3.12%) vCloud
12 215 (2.49%) KVM
13 191 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
14 148 (1.71%) NFS
15 143 (1.65%) VMware Server
15 143 (1.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 120 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
17 108 (1.25%) UAG
18 106 (1.23%) ISA Server
19 75 (0.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 749 (8.66%) SCCM
2 442 (5.11%) SCOM
3 420 (4.86%) Puppet
4 410 (4.74%) Backup Exec
5 317 (3.67%) Nagios
6 292 (3.38%) NetBackup
7 268 (3.10%) WSUS
8 263 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
9 217 (2.51%) Norton AntiVirus
10 88 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
11 82 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 78 (0.90%) Cacti
13 71 (0.82%) ZABBIX
13 71 (0.82%) Salt
14 69 (0.80%) Tivoli
15 66 (0.76%) ARCserve
16 65 (0.75%) SCVMM
17 63 (0.73%) Ansible
18 58 (0.67%) HP SIM
19 57 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8646 (100.00%) VMware
2 4470 (51.70%) Microsoft
3 2957 (34.20%) Citrix
4 2654 (30.70%) Cisco
5 1795 (20.76%) HP
6 1218 (14.09%) NetApp
7 978 (11.31%) EMC
8 879 (10.17%) Red Hat
9 824 (9.53%) Oracle
10 619 (7.16%) Dell
11 598 (6.92%) Symantec
12 541 (6.26%) IBM
13 432 (5.00%) Juniper
14 346 (4.00%) Veeam
15 275 (3.18%) CheckPoint
16 249 (2.88%) F5
17 240 (2.78%) Apple
18 206 (2.38%) JBoss
19 168 (1.94%) WatchGuard
20 150 (1.73%) McAfee
Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £16000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £34000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
AIG EUROPE (UK) LIMITED
Posted: 11 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £31000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago