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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 71 75 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +8
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4197 3772 3827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.46% 3.40% 3.04%
As % of the System Software category 34.81% 35.44% 35.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3438 3135 3321
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12056 10642 10834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 9.94% 9.58% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10102 8885 9320
Average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England 0 3915 £42,500 - 535
London +7 1555 £47,500 - 201
South East -9 919 £42,500 +6.25% 118
Yorkshire -2 363 £37,500 +1.35% 35
City of London -23 326 £49,000 -2.97% 61
East of England +4 315 £37,500 -5.06% 37
North West +46 297 £34,750 -7.33% 50
Berkshire -6 281 £45,000 - 40
West Yorkshire -2 240 £35,000 +7.69% 19
Surrey +3 234 £45,000 +12.50% 20
South West +8 219 £40,000 +6.66% 50
Manchester +44 198 £33,000 -12.00% 33
Leeds +18 193 £38,750 +13.97% 15
Hampshire -10 174 £40,000 - 19
East Midlands -5 149 £40,000 +2.56% 17
West Midlands -29 144 £47,500 +15.85% 26
Buckinghamshire +27 124 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Scotland 0 106 £37,500 +2.04% 16
Reading -5 105 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Wales +44 94 £37,000 +32.14% 9
Bristol +33 88 £40,000 +16.78% 17
Cambridgeshire +19 84 £40,000 +1.26% 17
Hertfordshire -13 83 £32,500 -13.33% 6
Birmingham -8 82 £50,000 +11.11% 8
South Wales +47 81 £37,000 +34.54% 7
Nottinghamshire +12 79 £39,000 - 8
Milton Keynes +34 72 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North Yorkshire -1 68 £47,500 +28.95% 11
West Sussex +43 65 £31,500 -37.00% 5
Cheshire +24 64 £35,000 -12.50% 15

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8070 (100.00%) VMware
2 5640 (69.89%) Windows
3 4238 (52.52%) Microsoft
4 3585 (44.42%) Active Directory
5 2956 (36.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2833 (35.11%) Citrix
7 2524 (31.28%) Cisco
8 2444 (30.29%) MS Exchange
9 2383 (29.53%) SAN
10 2246 (27.83%) Linux
11 2094 (25.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 2074 (25.70%) MS Excel
13 1932 (23.94%) Hyper-V
14 1930 (23.92%) Firewall
15 1744 (21.61%) DNS
16 1740 (21.56%) Microsoft Certification
17 1645 (20.38%) HP
18 1565 (19.39%) ITIL
19 1512 (18.74%) SQL
20 1462 (18.12%) SQL Server
21 1398 (17.32%) vSphere
22 1349 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2010
23 1331 (16.49%) Finance
24 1316 (16.31%) TCP/IP
25 1205 (14.93%) MCSE
26 1135 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
27 1115 (13.82%) XenApp
28 1079 (13.37%) DHCP
29 1028 (12.74%) LAN
30 1023 (12.68%) WAN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2444 (30.29%) MS Exchange
2 1349 (16.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 912 (11.30%) IIS
4 802 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 789 (9.78%) SharePoint
6 519 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 500 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 496 (6.15%) Apache
9 371 (4.60%) Lync
10 328 (4.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 296 (3.67%) Tomcat
12 138 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
13 111 (1.38%) WebSphere
14 110 (1.36%) WebLogic
15 86 (1.07%) Office Communications Server
16 84 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2000
17 81 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
18 78 (0.97%) nginx
19 72 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
20 66 (0.82%) CMS
Applications
1 2074 (25.70%) MS Excel
2 750 (9.29%) MS Office
3 115 (1.43%) MS Project
4 111 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 38 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 11 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 9 (0.11%) PowerPivot
8 9 (0.11%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.099%) FrameMaker
9 8 (0.099%) Fireworks
9 8 (0.099%) FastStats
10 5 (0.062%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.050%) PaintShop Pro
11 4 (0.050%) RoboHelp
12 3 (0.037%) SPSS
13 1 (0.012%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.012%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.012%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.012%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 38 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
2 24 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.29%) Summit
4 20 (0.25%) SAP Business One
5 14 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.17%) SunGard AvantGard
6 12 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
7 11 (0.14%) FastVal
7 11 (0.14%) SunGard APT
8 10 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
9 9 (0.11%) Magento
9 9 (0.11%) Oracle CRM
10 7 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
10 7 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
11 5 (0.062%) Sage 200
12 4 (0.050%) IntelliMatch
12 4 (0.050%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.025%) Dynamics NAV
14 1 (0.012%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 257 (3.18%) Office 365
2 168 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
3 163 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 147 (1.82%) SaaS
5 142 (1.76%) IaaS
6 125 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
7 58 (0.72%) PaaS
8 28 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (0.33%) Google Apps
10 11 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.074%) Joyent
12 5 (0.062%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.050%) CloudFront
14 3 (0.037%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.037%) Rackspace Cloud
15 1 (0.012%) OpenShift
15 1 (0.012%) Nimbula
15 1 (0.012%) Trello
15 1 (0.012%) GitHub
15 1 (0.012%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2383 (29.53%) SAN
2 1930 (23.92%) Firewall
3 1744 (21.61%) DNS
4 1316 (16.31%) TCP/IP
5 1079 (13.37%) DHCP
6 1028 (12.74%) LAN
7 1023 (12.68%) WAN
8 832 (10.31%) VPN
9 607 (7.52%) NAS
10 436 (5.40%) Internet
11 370 (4.58%) VoIP
12 361 (4.47%) VLAN
13 333 (4.13%) Wireless
14 280 (3.47%) iSCSI
15 278 (3.44%) SSL
16 248 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
17 245 (3.04%) Network Security
18 236 (2.92%) SMTP
18 236 (2.92%) HTTP
19 211 (2.61%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1462 (18.12%) SQL Server
2 434 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 388 (4.81%) MySQL
4 290 (3.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 184 (2.28%) Oracle Database
6 161 (2.00%) Relational Database
7 148 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
8 104 (1.29%) RDBMS
9 79 (0.98%) MongoDB
10 68 (0.84%) NoSQL
11 67 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
12 63 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 61 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
14 46 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
15 44 (0.55%) Redis
16 40 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 40 (0.50%) Big Data
17 35 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
18 30 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
19 28 (0.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 92 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 75 (0.93%) Git (software)
2 75 (0.93%) Subversion
3 60 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 57 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 48 (0.59%) JUnit
6 36 (0.45%) JIRA
7 35 (0.43%) Ant
8 30 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 28 (0.35%) Eclipse
10 27 (0.33%) Selenium
11 24 (0.30%) Eclipse RCP
12 16 (0.20%) Maven
12 16 (0.20%) TestComplete
13 15 (0.19%) NUnit
14 14 (0.17%) MSI
15 13 (0.16%) InstallShield
16 12 (0.15%) Hudson
16 12 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 11 (0.14%) Mercurial
General
1 1331 (16.49%) Finance
2 289 (3.58%) Telecoms
3 247 (3.06%) Banking
4 184 (2.28%) Marketing
5 161 (2.00%) Retail
6 156 (1.93%) Law
7 150 (1.86%) Legal
8 126 (1.56%) Advertising
9 108 (1.34%) Back Office
10 78 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 64 (0.79%) Games
12 54 (0.67%) Electronics
13 52 (0.64%) French Language
14 44 (0.55%) Publishing
15 41 (0.51%) Investment Banking
16 37 (0.46%) Manufacturing
17 34 (0.42%) Local Government
18 25 (0.31%) Military
19 21 (0.26%) German Language
20 17 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 931 (11.54%) Consultant
2 893 (11.07%) Analyst
3 878 (10.88%) Support Engineer
4 732 (9.07%) Administrator
5 728 (9.02%) Architect
6 668 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 576 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 540 (6.69%) Systems Engineer
9 427 (5.29%) Support Analyst
10 418 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support
11 336 (4.16%) IT Support
12 266 (3.30%) Technical Consultant
12 266 (3.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 240 (2.97%) Technical Support
14 222 (2.75%) Server Engineer
15 217 (2.69%) Team Leader
16 216 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support
17 207 (2.57%) Linux Administrator
18 204 (2.53%) Technical Architect
19 175 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (3.71%) .NET
2 204 (2.53%) Web Services
3 156 (1.93%) XML
4 139 (1.72%) Middleware
4 139 (1.72%) HTML
5 103 (1.28%) LAMP
6 94 (1.16%) CSS
7 79 (0.98%) J2EE
8 75 (0.93%) ASP.NET
9 66 (0.82%) Application Packaging
10 65 (0.81%) Software Packaging
11 61 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
12 57 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
13 56 (0.69%) COM
14 55 (0.68%) jQuery
15 46 (0.57%) Spring
16 45 (0.56%) .NET Framework
17 39 (0.48%) WCF
17 39 (0.48%) Ajax
18 38 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 754 (9.34%) Clustering
2 420 (5.20%) Blackberry
3 368 (4.56%) Replication
4 250 (3.10%) Computer Science
5 235 (2.91%) Enterprise Storage
6 203 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 172 (2.13%) Hedge funds
8 150 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
9 142 (1.76%) Fat Client
9 142 (1.76%) Thin Client
10 120 (1.49%) Client/Server
11 104 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
12 94 (1.16%) Open Source
13 89 (1.10%) EqualLogic
14 81 (1.00%) CLARiiON
15 79 (0.98%) Firmware
16 64 (0.79%) iPhone
17 60 (0.74%) PKI
18 57 (0.71%) iPad
19 52 (0.64%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 5640 (69.89%) Windows
2 2956 (36.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 2246 (27.83%) Linux
4 2094 (25.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 1135 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 967 (11.98%) Windows 7
7 915 (11.34%) UNIX
8 631 (7.82%) Windows XP
9 562 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 427 (5.29%) Solaris
11 356 (4.41%) Windows 8
12 251 (3.11%) Windows Vista
13 232 (2.87%) CentOS
14 164 (2.03%) Ubuntu
15 153 (1.90%) AIX
16 143 (1.77%) Windows 2000 Server
17 103 (1.28%) Debian
18 95 (1.18%) SUSE
19 88 (1.09%) Mac OS X
20 87 (1.08%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1565 (19.39%) ITIL
2 625 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 555 (6.88%) Project Management
4 453 (5.61%) Load Balancing
5 451 (5.59%) Migration
6 389 (4.82%) Service Delivery
7 354 (4.39%) Change Management
8 353 (4.37%) Problem Management
9 348 (4.31%) E-Commerce
10 340 (4.21%) Service Management
11 258 (3.20%) PRINCE2
12 247 (3.06%) Business Continuity
13 245 (3.04%) Change Control
14 238 (2.95%) Configuration Management
15 207 (2.57%) Capacity Planning
16 178 (2.21%) Agile Software Development
17 170 (2.11%) Performance Tuning
18 161 (2.00%) Incident Management
19 152 (1.88%) Time Management
20 150 (1.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1512 (18.74%) SQL
2 892 (11.05%) PowerShell
3 521 (6.46%) Perl
4 441 (5.46%) Java
5 325 (4.03%) Python
6 240 (2.97%) PHP
6 240 (2.97%) Bash Shell
7 187 (2.32%) VBScript
8 164 (2.03%) Shell Script
9 163 (2.02%) Ruby
10 156 (1.93%) JavaScript
11 150 (1.86%) C#
12 131 (1.62%) C
12 131 (1.62%) VB
13 58 (0.72%) T-SQL
14 53 (0.66%) C++
15 50 (0.62%) VB.NET
16 25 (0.31%) XAML
17 24 (0.30%) AWK
18 22 (0.27%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1740 (21.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1205 (14.93%) MCSE
3 875 (10.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 838 (10.38%) Degree
5 815 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
6 719 (8.91%) MCITP
7 632 (7.83%) CCNA
8 440 (5.45%) MCSA
9 410 (5.08%) Security Cleared
10 408 (5.06%) MCP
11 366 (4.54%) Citrix Certification
12 343 (4.25%) CCNP
13 273 (3.38%) SC Cleared
14 269 (3.33%) MCTS
15 258 (3.20%) CCA
16 150 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
17 121 (1.50%) CCEE
18 119 (1.47%) RHCE
19 113 (1.40%) DV Cleared
20 110 (1.36%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 514 (6.37%) SLA
2 136 (1.69%) QA
3 119 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 116 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 115 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.16%) COBIT
7 8 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.074%) BS7799
8 6 (0.074%) ISO 9000
8 6 (0.074%) HL7
9 2 (0.025%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.012%) JSP 440
10 1 (0.012%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.012%) DICOM
10 1 (0.012%) GxP
System Software
1 3585 (44.42%) Active Directory
2 1932 (23.94%) Hyper-V
3 1398 (17.32%) vSphere
4 1115 (13.82%) XenApp
5 1016 (12.59%) VMware ESX
6 658 (8.15%) XenDesktop
7 555 (6.88%) VMware ESXi
8 474 (5.87%) XenServer
9 342 (4.24%) Terminal Services
10 252 (3.12%) Xen
11 242 (3.00%) vCloud
12 228 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
13 169 (2.09%) KVM
14 123 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
15 115 (1.43%) VMware Server
16 112 (1.39%) NFS
17 106 (1.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 104 (1.29%) UAG
19 89 (1.10%) ISA Server
20 79 (0.98%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 782 (9.69%) SCCM
2 545 (6.75%) SCOM
3 372 (4.61%) Backup Exec
4 339 (4.20%) Puppet
5 311 (3.85%) NetBackup
6 295 (3.66%) WSUS
7 242 (3.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 241 (2.99%) Nagios
9 226 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
10 115 (1.43%) Tivoli
11 84 (1.04%) ARCserve
12 69 (0.86%) SCVMM
13 64 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
14 59 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
15 54 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 54 (0.67%) HP SIM
16 52 (0.64%) Plesk
17 51 (0.63%) Cacti
18 49 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 43 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8070 (100.00%) VMware
2 4238 (52.52%) Microsoft
3 2833 (35.11%) Citrix
4 2524 (31.28%) Cisco
5 1645 (20.38%) HP
6 999 (12.38%) NetApp
7 977 (12.11%) EMC
8 785 (9.73%) Red Hat
9 667 (8.27%) Oracle
10 662 (8.20%) Symantec
11 566 (7.01%) Dell
12 473 (5.86%) IBM
13 362 (4.49%) Juniper
14 320 (3.97%) CheckPoint
15 249 (3.09%) Veeam
16 230 (2.85%) McAfee
17 177 (2.19%) JBoss
17 177 (2.19%) WatchGuard
18 175 (2.17%) Apple
19 169 (2.09%) F5
North West London
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On-Call, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £78500 - £83500 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £325 - £500 Per Day £325-£500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £32000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago