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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 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 4376 3828 4291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.84% 3.60% 3.64%
As % of the System Software category 35.58% 36.31% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3572 3205 3677
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
12299 10543 12009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.78% 9.92% 10.19%
Number of salaries quoted 10203 8952 10304
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +8 4133 £42,500 -1.16% 531
London +24 1600 £48,500 +2.10% 172
South East 0 1049 £40,000 -5.88% 129
City of London +37 412 £50,000 - 64
Berkshire +2 381 £36,500 -18.88% 30
Yorkshire -5 376 £40,000 +3.89% 34
East of England -6 303 £39,750 -0.62% 35
West Yorkshire +3 300 £40,000 +5.26% 22
North West +15 280 £34,500 -8.00% 52
Leeds +4 265 £45,000 +25.87% 15
South West +26 259 £34,000 -9.33% 55
West Midlands -8 220 £38,500 -14.44% 23
Surrey -15 217 £40,000 -11.11% 29
Hampshire -9 201 £40,000 - 29
Manchester +15 176 £34,500 -10.38% 29
Reading -1 148 £46,000 +3.37% 15
Hertfordshire +6 127 £37,500 +19.04% 13
Scotland +16 123 £39,000 +9.85% 24
Birmingham -9 118 £41,000 -18.00% 6
East Midlands -42 102 £37,500 - 16
Bristol +31 78 £36,500 -2.66% 12
Bracknell +7 76 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Cambridgeshire -17 76 £40,000 - 13
Southampton -4 64 £32,500 -7.14% 4
West Sussex +13 63 £42,500 +41.66% 7
Cheshire +19 61 £34,000 -5.55% 18
Oxfordshire -3 61 £33,000 -28.64% 10
Wiltshire -3 60 £42,000 -6.66% 10
Buckinghamshire -17 59 £50,000 +17.13% 7
Edinburgh +17 58 £31,000 -11.42% 9

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 8818 (100.00%) VMware
2 6417 (72.77%) Windows
3 4556 (51.67%) Microsoft
4 3868 (43.86%) Active Directory
5 2976 (33.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2961 (33.58%) Citrix
7 2744 (31.12%) Cisco
8 2599 (29.47%) Linux
9 2550 (28.92%) MS Exchange
10 2525 (28.63%) SAN
11 2080 (23.59%) Firewall
12 2074 (23.52%) Hyper-V
13 2061 (23.37%) MS Excel
14 2027 (22.99%) DNS
15 1948 (22.09%) ITIL
16 1893 (21.47%) Windows Server 2003
17 1796 (20.37%) HP
18 1770 (20.07%) Microsoft Certification
19 1711 (19.40%) SQL Server
20 1596 (18.10%) SQL
21 1594 (18.08%) Windows Server 2012
22 1518 (17.21%) TCP/IP
23 1481 (16.80%) vSphere
24 1427 (16.18%) Finance
25 1351 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
26 1307 (14.82%) DHCP
27 1245 (14.12%) MCSE
28 1233 (13.98%) NetApp
29 1162 (13.18%) WAN
30 1149 (13.03%) LAN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2550 (28.92%) MS Exchange
2 1351 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1028 (11.66%) IIS
4 829 (9.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 785 (8.90%) SharePoint
6 648 (7.35%) Apache
7 644 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 513 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 497 (5.64%) Lync
10 388 (4.40%) Tomcat
11 262 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 165 (1.87%) WebLogic
13 156 (1.77%) nginx
14 152 (1.72%) WebSphere
15 129 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2000
16 98 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
17 97 (1.10%) Office Communications Server
18 72 (0.82%) OpenStack
18 72 (0.82%) CMS
19 65 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2061 (23.37%) MS Excel
2 776 (8.80%) MS Office
3 99 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 55 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 50 (0.57%) MS Project
6 20 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.20%) SPSS
8 14 (0.16%) PowerPivot
9 7 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.057%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.057%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.057%) FastStats
11 4 (0.045%) Adobe Captivate
11 4 (0.045%) RoboHelp
11 4 (0.045%) FrameMaker
11 4 (0.045%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.034%) Maya
12 3 (0.034%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.023%) InDesign
14 1 (0.011%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 70 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.34%) Summit
3 27 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 26 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 14 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 13 (0.15%) SAP Business One
7 11 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 9 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.091%) Dynamics GP
11 7 (0.079%) Sage 200
11 7 (0.079%) Magento
12 6 (0.068%) Oracle CRM
13 5 (0.057%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
13 5 (0.057%) SunGard AvantGard
14 4 (0.045%) AWD
14 4 (0.045%) FastVal
14 4 (0.045%) SunGard APT
14 4 (0.045%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 364 (4.13%) Office 365
2 217 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 209 (2.37%) SaaS
4 198 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
5 159 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
6 144 (1.63%) IaaS
7 91 (1.03%) PaaS
8 61 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
9 23 (0.26%) Google Apps
10 16 (0.18%) Google App Engine
11 13 (0.15%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.079%) Joyent
12 7 (0.079%) Rackspace Cloud
13 4 (0.045%) Google Compute Engine
13 4 (0.045%) Amazon ELB
14 3 (0.034%) GitHub
14 3 (0.034%) Heroku
15 2 (0.023%) IBM SmartCloud
16 1 (0.011%) Taleo
16 1 (0.011%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 2525 (28.63%) SAN
2 2080 (23.59%) Firewall
3 2027 (22.99%) DNS
4 1518 (17.21%) TCP/IP
5 1307 (14.82%) DHCP
6 1162 (13.18%) WAN
7 1149 (13.03%) LAN
8 874 (9.91%) VPN
9 773 (8.77%) NAS
10 462 (5.24%) Internet
11 403 (4.57%) Wireless
11 403 (4.57%) VLAN
12 396 (4.49%) VoIP
13 323 (3.66%) MPLS
14 312 (3.54%) SSL
15 291 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
16 286 (3.24%) iSCSI
17 276 (3.13%) Network Security
18 266 (3.02%) SMTP
19 259 (2.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1711 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 558 (6.33%) MySQL
3 383 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 228 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 195 (2.21%) Relational Database
6 167 (1.89%) Oracle Database
7 137 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 114 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
9 104 (1.18%) RDBMS
10 103 (1.17%) DB2
11 94 (1.07%) MongoDB
12 66 (0.75%) NoSQL
13 63 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
14 58 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
15 55 (0.62%) Big Data
16 49 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 46 (0.52%) Hadoop
18 43 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
18 43 (0.49%) Redis
19 39 (0.44%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 166 (1.88%) Git (software)
2 140 (1.59%) Jenkins
3 130 (1.47%) Subversion
4 67 (0.76%) Visual Studio
5 58 (0.66%) JIRA
6 55 (0.62%) Eclipse
7 51 (0.58%) JUnit
8 47 (0.53%) Ant
9 44 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 42 (0.48%) MSI
11 34 (0.39%) Maven
12 33 (0.37%) NUnit
12 33 (0.37%) Hudson
13 31 (0.35%) Eclipse RCP
14 30 (0.34%) TeamCity
15 24 (0.27%) Selenium
16 23 (0.26%) WebLOAD
17 20 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 19 (0.22%) AdminStudio
19 18 (0.20%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1427 (16.18%) Finance
2 322 (3.65%) Telecoms
3 281 (3.19%) Banking
4 199 (2.26%) Retail
5 173 (1.96%) Law
6 159 (1.80%) Legal
7 128 (1.45%) Marketing
8 123 (1.39%) Advertising
9 95 (1.08%) Back Office
10 85 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 83 (0.94%) Games
12 78 (0.88%) French Language
13 71 (0.81%) Publishing
14 64 (0.73%) Investment Banking
15 60 (0.68%) Electronics
16 56 (0.64%) Financial Institution
17 54 (0.61%) German Language
18 37 (0.42%) Military
19 25 (0.28%) Multimedia
20 22 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1164 (13.20%) Support Engineer
2 996 (11.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 970 (11.00%) Analyst
4 812 (9.21%) Administrator
5 765 (8.68%) Architect
6 753 (8.54%) Consultant
7 612 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
8 554 (6.28%) 3rd Line Support
9 468 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
10 436 (4.94%) Support Analyst
11 404 (4.58%) IT Support
12 306 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support
12 306 (3.47%) Server Engineer
13 302 (3.42%) Infrastructure Architect
14 271 (3.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 271 (3.07%) Technical Support
15 264 (2.99%) Network Engineer
16 258 (2.93%) Infrastructure Manager
17 257 (2.91%) Linux Administrator
18 247 (2.80%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (2.70%) .NET
2 232 (2.63%) Web Services
3 160 (1.81%) LAMP
4 159 (1.80%) XML
5 147 (1.67%) Middleware
6 144 (1.63%) HTML
7 91 (1.03%) J2EE
8 81 (0.92%) CSS
9 69 (0.78%) Spring
10 64 (0.73%) Application Packaging
11 59 (0.67%) WebSphere MQ
12 57 (0.65%) COM
13 55 (0.62%) Servlets
14 54 (0.61%) jQuery
15 51 (0.58%) RESTful
15 51 (0.58%) Software Packaging
16 49 (0.56%) Ajax
17 43 (0.49%) JSP
17 43 (0.49%) Oracle Fusion
18 41 (0.46%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 785 (8.90%) Clustering
2 593 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 368 (4.17%) Replication
4 357 (4.05%) Blackberry
5 267 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 246 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 176 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 171 (1.94%) Thin Client
8 171 (1.94%) Fat Client
9 157 (1.78%) Open Source
10 135 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 130 (1.47%) Hedge funds
12 115 (1.30%) EqualLogic
13 107 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
14 100 (1.13%) CLARiiON
14 100 (1.13%) Statistics
15 92 (1.04%) FlexPod
16 78 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
17 74 (0.84%) Firmware
18 71 (0.81%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6417 (72.77%) Windows
2 2976 (33.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2599 (29.47%) Linux
4 1893 (21.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 1594 (18.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 931 (10.56%) UNIX
7 896 (10.16%) Windows 7
8 720 (8.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 533 (6.04%) Windows XP
10 449 (5.09%) Solaris
11 402 (4.56%) Windows 8
12 327 (3.71%) CentOS
13 250 (2.84%) Windows Vista
14 229 (2.60%) Ubuntu
15 184 (2.09%) AIX
16 151 (1.71%) Debian
17 116 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
18 103 (1.17%) Mac OS X
19 95 (1.08%) SUSE
20 83 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1948 (22.09%) ITIL
2 689 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 583 (6.61%) Project Management
4 527 (5.98%) Load Balancing
5 451 (5.11%) Change Management
6 430 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
7 407 (4.62%) Migration
8 387 (4.39%) Mentoring
9 386 (4.38%) E-Commerce
10 339 (3.84%) Configuration Management
11 311 (3.53%) Service Delivery
12 302 (3.42%) Service Management
13 300 (3.40%) Change Control
14 283 (3.21%) DevOps
15 275 (3.12%) Capacity Planning
16 270 (3.06%) Performance Tuning
17 266 (3.02%) Problem Management
18 260 (2.95%) Incident Management
19 256 (2.90%) Business Continuity
20 234 (2.65%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1596 (18.10%) SQL
2 919 (10.42%) PowerShell
3 632 (7.17%) Perl
4 480 (5.44%) Java
5 430 (4.88%) Python
6 417 (4.73%) Bash Shell
7 299 (3.39%) Ruby
8 259 (2.94%) PHP
9 180 (2.04%) VBScript
10 174 (1.97%) Shell Script
11 164 (1.86%) VB
12 160 (1.81%) C
13 141 (1.60%) C#
14 139 (1.58%) JavaScript
15 98 (1.11%) C++
16 51 (0.58%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.16%) Korn
18 13 (0.15%) Objective-C
18 13 (0.15%) VBA
19 12 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1770 (20.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 1245 (14.12%) MCSE
3 1092 (12.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 961 (10.90%) Cisco Certification
5 889 (10.08%) Degree
6 799 (9.06%) MCITP
7 740 (8.39%) CCNA
8 563 (6.38%) MCSA
9 492 (5.58%) Security Cleared
10 451 (5.11%) MCP
11 394 (4.47%) CCNP
12 370 (4.20%) Citrix Certification
13 348 (3.95%) MCTS
14 327 (3.71%) SC Cleared
15 286 (3.24%) CCA
16 146 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
17 136 (1.54%) VCAP
18 117 (1.33%) NCDA
19 116 (1.32%) DV Cleared
20 99 (1.12%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 650 (7.37%) SLA
2 149 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 144 (1.63%) QA
4 123 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 50 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 32 (0.36%) COBIT
7 15 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.091%) ISO 9000
9 7 (0.079%) BS7799
9 7 (0.079%) HL7
10 5 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.057%) DICOM
11 4 (0.045%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.011%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3868 (43.86%) Active Directory
2 2074 (23.52%) Hyper-V
3 1481 (16.80%) vSphere
4 1146 (13.00%) VMware ESX
5 1076 (12.20%) XenApp
6 598 (6.78%) VMware ESXi
7 532 (6.03%) XenDesktop
8 332 (3.77%) XenServer
8 332 (3.77%) Xen
9 277 (3.14%) Terminal Services
10 265 (3.01%) vCloud
11 229 (2.60%) KVM
12 176 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 158 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
14 144 (1.63%) VMware Server
15 142 (1.61%) NFS
16 132 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
17 108 (1.22%) ISA Server
18 97 (1.10%) UAG
19 77 (0.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 734 (8.32%) SCCM
2 460 (5.22%) Puppet
3 435 (4.93%) SCOM
4 418 (4.74%) Backup Exec
5 337 (3.82%) Nagios
6 317 (3.59%) NetBackup
7 291 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
8 277 (3.14%) WSUS
9 231 (2.62%) Norton AntiVirus
10 103 (1.17%) EMC NetWorker
11 93 (1.05%) Cacti
12 83 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 75 (0.85%) Ansible
14 72 (0.82%) Tivoli
15 71 (0.81%) Salt
16 70 (0.79%) ZABBIX
17 67 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 63 (0.71%) HP SIM
19 62 (0.70%) ARCserve
20 58 (0.66%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8818 (100.00%) VMware
2 4556 (51.67%) Microsoft
3 2961 (33.58%) Citrix
4 2744 (31.12%) Cisco
5 1796 (20.37%) HP
6 1233 (13.98%) NetApp
7 973 (11.03%) EMC
8 918 (10.41%) Red Hat
9 846 (9.59%) Oracle
10 626 (7.10%) Symantec
11 597 (6.77%) Dell
12 559 (6.34%) IBM
13 472 (5.35%) Juniper
14 366 (4.15%) Veeam
15 286 (3.24%) CheckPoint
16 273 (3.10%) F5
17 233 (2.64%) Apple
18 204 (2.31%) JBoss
19 158 (1.79%) SolarWinds
20 150 (1.70%) WatchGuard
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
North West
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 4,800 car allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 4 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-29,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical & Life
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-60,000 + £10k Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Car allowance & Benifits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
SLS Recruitment
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, etc
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Great Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £47000 to £51000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Devon
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Experts
Salary: £13000 - £15000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago