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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 67 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4394 4404 3720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.96% 3.78% 3.50%
As % of the System Software category 36.92% 34.77% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3591 3573 3118
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,684
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
11901 12665 10664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.72% 10.88% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 9959 10446 9090
Average salary £40,000 £40,325 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.80% -5.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 1 September 2015 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 1 September 2015. 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 0 4144 £42,500 - 466
London -1 1567 £45,500 -4.21% 148
South East +15 1096 £42,500 +6.25% 88
Surrey +39 388 £40,500 -1.81% 21
Yorkshire -16 331 £39,000 -7.14% 61
South West +14 322 £40,000 +21.21% 49
East of England +1 297 £40,000 +6.66% 29
City of London -23 276 £46,000 -8.00% 34
North West -4 261 £35,000 +1.44% 46
West Yorkshire -12 227 £42,000 +0.59% 42
Berkshire -25 214 £43,750 +16.66% 25
West Midlands -3 198 £37,500 -2.59% 26
Leeds -14 195 £42,500 +1.19% 31
Hampshire +6 193 £41,000 +2.50% 17
Manchester +5 167 £35,000 +1.44% 20
Bristol +14 129 £52,500 +40.00% 17
Reading -14 109 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Hertfordshire -17 100 £41,250 +10.00% 15
Birmingham -2 92 £40,000 -4.76% 8
Buckinghamshire -3 91 £39,000 -17.89% 7
West Sussex +11 84 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Oxfordshire +18 83 £40,000 +21.21% 8
Scotland -26 80 £35,000 -10.82% 12
Cheshire +4 70 £37,500 +10.29% 15
Essex +4 66 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Wales +2 66 £39,000 +14.70% 7
South Wales -2 66 £39,000 +16.41% 7
East Midlands -25 64 £29,000 -22.66% 12
Farnborough +4 61 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Wiltshire +14 60 £35,000 +12.00% 3

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 8855 (100.00%) VMware
2 6281 (70.93%) Windows
3 4297 (48.53%) Microsoft
4 3980 (44.95%) Active Directory
5 2785 (31.45%) Linux
6 2755 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 2749 (31.04%) Cisco
8 2747 (31.02%) Citrix
9 2527 (28.54%) MS Exchange
10 2273 (25.67%) Firewall
11 2205 (24.90%) Hyper-V
12 2199 (24.83%) Windows Server 2012
13 2197 (24.81%) SAN
14 2058 (23.24%) ITIL
15 1951 (22.03%) MS Excel
16 1887 (21.31%) DNS
17 1705 (19.25%) SQL Server
18 1643 (18.55%) HP
19 1561 (17.63%) Data Centre
20 1537 (17.36%) SQL
21 1441 (16.27%) TCP/IP
22 1435 (16.21%) Microsoft Certification
23 1433 (16.18%) vSphere
24 1415 (15.98%) Windows Server 2003
25 1396 (15.77%) WAN
26 1342 (15.16%) Exchange Server 2010
27 1323 (14.94%) Finance
28 1286 (14.52%) DHCP
29 1283 (14.49%) LAN
30 1117 (12.61%) NetApp

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2527 (28.54%) MS Exchange
2 1342 (15.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 795 (8.98%) IIS
4 771 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 705 (7.96%) SharePoint
6 681 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 522 (5.89%) Apache
8 510 (5.76%) Lync
9 374 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 308 (3.48%) Tomcat
11 220 (2.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 191 (2.16%) OpenStack
13 176 (1.99%) WebSphere
14 132 (1.49%) nginx
15 98 (1.11%) JBoss
16 93 (1.05%) Node.js
17 76 (0.86%) WebLogic
18 70 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
19 69 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
20 55 (0.62%) Confluence
Applications
1 1951 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 880 (9.94%) MS Office
3 123 (1.39%) MS Visio
4 50 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 39 (0.44%) MS Project
6 10 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 9 (0.10%) InDesign
8 4 (0.045%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.045%) Solid Edge
9 3 (0.034%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.034%) ProjectWise
10 2 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.023%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.011%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.011%) GNU Octave
11 1 (0.011%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.011%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.011%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.011%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 79 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 30 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 29 (0.33%) RMDS
4 27 (0.30%) Dynamics GP
5 21 (0.24%) Summit
6 20 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 19 (0.21%) SAP Business One
8 18 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
8 18 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 17 (0.19%) Northgate Housing
10 15 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (0.079%) Primavera
11 7 (0.079%) Agresso
12 6 (0.068%) Sage 50
13 5 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
14 4 (0.045%) Magento
14 4 (0.045%) Oracle ERP
14 4 (0.045%) Teamcenter
15 3 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
16 2 (0.023%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 767 (8.66%) Office 365
2 735 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
3 416 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 274 (3.09%) IaaS
5 221 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
6 220 (2.48%) SaaS
7 172 (1.94%) PaaS
8 86 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
9 85 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
10 57 (0.64%) Mimecast
11 49 (0.55%) Amazon S3
12 29 (0.33%) Google App Engine
13 24 (0.27%) Sumo Logic
13 24 (0.27%) IBM PureFlex
14 22 (0.25%) HP Helion
14 22 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 22 (0.25%) Google Apps
15 20 (0.23%) Route 53
16 13 (0.15%) Taleo
16 13 (0.15%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2273 (25.67%) Firewall
2 2197 (24.81%) SAN
3 1887 (21.31%) DNS
4 1441 (16.27%) TCP/IP
5 1396 (15.77%) WAN
6 1286 (14.52%) DHCP
7 1283 (14.49%) LAN
8 1006 (11.36%) VPN
9 686 (7.75%) NAS
10 556 (6.28%) VoIP
11 476 (5.38%) VLAN
12 420 (4.74%) Internet
13 348 (3.93%) iSCSI
14 327 (3.69%) Wireless
15 309 (3.49%) MPLS
16 279 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
17 272 (3.07%) Network Security
18 250 (2.82%) HTTP
19 247 (2.79%) NetScaler
20 243 (2.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1705 (19.25%) SQL Server
2 632 (7.14%) MySQL
3 297 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 239 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 201 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 179 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
7 167 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 164 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 163 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
10 112 (1.26%) RDBMS
11 99 (1.12%) Hadoop
12 94 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 89 (1.01%) Big Data
14 88 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
15 84 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
16 82 (0.93%) NoSQL
17 81 (0.91%) Redis
18 79 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 64 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
20 53 (0.60%) DB2
Development Applications
1 340 (3.84%) Git (software)
2 331 (3.74%) Jenkins
3 188 (2.12%) Maven
4 130 (1.47%) JIRA
5 98 (1.11%) Subversion
6 94 (1.06%) Hudson
7 78 (0.88%) Ant
8 67 (0.76%) Artifactory
9 62 (0.70%) Gradle
10 46 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 43 (0.49%) Visual Studio
11 43 (0.49%) TeamCity
12 35 (0.40%) Selenium
13 32 (0.36%) JUnit
14 31 (0.35%) MSI
15 30 (0.34%) Eclipse
16 26 (0.29%) Grunt
17 19 (0.21%) Eclipse RCP
18 18 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
18 18 (0.20%) ClearCase
General
1 1323 (14.94%) Finance
2 412 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 251 (2.83%) Banking
4 220 (2.48%) Law
5 187 (2.11%) Retail
6 157 (1.77%) Legal
7 156 (1.76%) Marketing
8 129 (1.46%) Advertising
9 127 (1.43%) Back Office
10 107 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 85 (0.96%) Financial Institution
12 81 (0.91%) Games
13 56 (0.63%) Military
14 51 (0.58%) Publishing
15 49 (0.55%) Electronics
16 35 (0.40%) Aerospace
17 34 (0.38%) French Language
18 31 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
19 30 (0.34%) Billing
20 22 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1110 (12.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1047 (11.82%) Analyst
3 1013 (11.44%) Support Engineer
4 832 (9.40%) Administrator
5 818 (9.24%) Architect
6 704 (7.95%) Systems Administrator
7 587 (6.63%) Consultant
8 511 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
9 503 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
10 425 (4.80%) Support Analyst
11 421 (4.75%) IT Support
12 369 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
13 304 (3.43%) Technical Support
14 281 (3.17%) Network Engineer
15 277 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
16 270 (3.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 265 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
18 236 (2.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 231 (2.61%) Technical Architect
20 206 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 340 (3.84%) Web Services
2 222 (2.51%) Middleware
3 205 (2.32%) .NET
4 181 (2.04%) HTML
5 154 (1.74%) XML
6 137 (1.55%) CSS
7 104 (1.17%) LAMP
8 91 (1.03%) J2EE
9 85 (0.96%) HTML5
10 66 (0.75%) XSLT
11 64 (0.72%) Spring
12 63 (0.71%) Application Packaging
12 63 (0.71%) CSS3
13 52 (0.59%) WebSphere MQ
14 51 (0.58%) jQuery
15 47 (0.53%) Servlets
16 42 (0.47%) Software Packaging
17 40 (0.45%) RESTful
18 37 (0.42%) Oracle Fusion
18 37 (0.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1561 (17.63%) Data Centre
2 557 (6.29%) Clustering
3 518 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
4 364 (4.11%) Replication
5 280 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 264 (2.98%) Blackberry
7 260 (2.94%) Computer Science
8 187 (2.11%) Private Cloud
9 169 (1.91%) Fat Client
9 169 (1.91%) Thin Client
10 145 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
11 122 (1.38%) Public Cloud
12 117 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
13 111 (1.25%) EMC VNX
14 109 (1.23%) Client/Server
15 106 (1.20%) Hybrid Cloud
16 101 (1.14%) EqualLogic
17 96 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
18 73 (0.82%) Visualisation
18 73 (0.82%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6281 (70.93%) Windows
2 2785 (31.45%) Linux
3 2755 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2199 (24.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 1415 (15.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 866 (9.78%) Windows 7
7 826 (9.33%) UNIX
8 735 (8.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 539 (6.09%) Windows 8
10 479 (5.41%) Windows XP
11 332 (3.75%) CentOS
12 302 (3.41%) Solaris
13 262 (2.96%) Ubuntu
14 178 (2.01%) Debian
15 169 (1.91%) Mac OS X
16 168 (1.90%) AIX
17 161 (1.82%) Windows Vista
18 116 (1.31%) Android
19 81 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
20 75 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2058 (23.24%) ITIL
2 683 (7.71%) Agile Software Development
3 631 (7.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 590 (6.66%) Project Management
5 533 (6.02%) DevOps
6 519 (5.86%) Migration
7 513 (5.79%) Load Balancing
8 496 (5.60%) Change Management
9 484 (5.47%) Service Delivery
10 475 (5.36%) Mentoring
11 453 (5.12%) Configuration Management
12 374 (4.22%) Incident Management
13 363 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
14 354 (4.00%) Service Management
15 300 (3.39%) PRINCE2
16 290 (3.27%) Business Continuity
17 264 (2.98%) Continuous Integration
18 263 (2.97%) Capacity Planning
19 236 (2.67%) Change Control
19 236 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1537 (17.36%) SQL
2 853 (9.63%) PowerShell
3 666 (7.52%) Python
4 579 (6.54%) Perl
5 526 (5.94%) Java
6 447 (5.05%) Bash Shell
7 357 (4.03%) Ruby
8 291 (3.29%) C
9 256 (2.89%) PHP
10 228 (2.57%) JavaScript
11 165 (1.86%) Shell Script
12 155 (1.75%) C++
13 149 (1.68%) C#
14 145 (1.64%) VBScript
15 117 (1.32%) VB
16 79 (0.89%) Scala
17 72 (0.81%) T-SQL
18 57 (0.64%) PL/SQL
19 43 (0.49%) Clojure
19 43 (0.49%) Go
Qualifications
1 1435 (16.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 1025 (11.58%) MCSE
3 897 (10.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 861 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
5 824 (9.31%) Degree
6 696 (7.86%) CCNA
7 615 (6.95%) Security Cleared
8 461 (5.21%) MCSA
9 459 (5.18%) MCITP
10 412 (4.65%) MCP
11 366 (4.13%) CCNP
12 360 (4.07%) SC Cleared
13 271 (3.06%) Citrix Certification
14 228 (2.57%) CCA
15 219 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
16 156 (1.76%) DV Cleared
17 137 (1.55%) MCTS
18 109 (1.23%) VCP5
19 72 (0.81%) ISEB
20 70 (0.79%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 843 (9.52%) SLA
2 145 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 137 (1.55%) QA
4 90 (1.02%) PCI DSS
5 60 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 27 (0.30%) COBIT
7 24 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.11%) ISO 9000
9 8 (0.090%) JSP 440
10 7 (0.079%) PMBOK
11 6 (0.068%) FISMA
11 6 (0.068%) HL7
11 6 (0.068%) DICOM
12 2 (0.023%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.023%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.023%) RosettaNet
13 1 (0.011%) GMP
System Software
1 3980 (44.95%) Active Directory
2 2205 (24.90%) Hyper-V
3 1433 (16.18%) vSphere
4 980 (11.07%) XenApp
5 740 (8.36%) VMware ESX
6 490 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
7 467 (5.27%) XenDesktop
8 343 (3.87%) vCloud
9 313 (3.53%) XenServer
10 294 (3.32%) KVM
11 282 (3.18%) Terminal Services
12 276 (3.12%) Xen
13 275 (3.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 137 (1.55%) VMware Server
15 132 (1.49%) VirtualBox
16 128 (1.45%) NFS
17 120 (1.36%) Docker
18 118 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
19 104 (1.17%) UAG
20 103 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 816 (9.22%) SCCM
2 640 (7.23%) Puppet
3 409 (4.62%) SCOM
4 399 (4.51%) Opscode Chef
5 313 (3.53%) Backup Exec
6 309 (3.49%) Nagios
7 252 (2.85%) Ansible
8 172 (1.94%) WSUS
9 168 (1.90%) Vagrant
10 157 (1.77%) NetBackup
11 150 (1.69%) ZABBIX
12 134 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
13 92 (1.04%) SCVMM
14 83 (0.94%) Tivoli
15 78 (0.88%) Salt
16 62 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
17 60 (0.68%) Graphite
18 55 (0.62%) AirWatch
19 53 (0.60%) ARCserve
20 51 (0.58%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 8855 (100.00%) VMware
2 4297 (48.53%) Microsoft
3 2749 (31.04%) Cisco
4 2747 (31.02%) Citrix
5 1643 (18.55%) HP
6 1117 (12.61%) NetApp
7 968 (10.93%) Oracle
8 861 (9.72%) Red Hat
9 684 (7.72%) EMC
10 587 (6.63%) IBM
11 543 (6.13%) Dell
12 509 (5.75%) Symantec
13 493 (5.57%) Juniper
14 312 (3.52%) CheckPoint
15 295 (3.33%) Veeam
16 254 (2.87%) SolarWinds
17 234 (2.64%) Apple
18 220 (2.48%) AppSense
19 218 (2.46%) F5
20 212 (2.39%) 3PAR
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 6 hours ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hollywood Bowl
Salary: £80,000 per annum with 30% bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Talent International
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS & PENSION
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Intelligent Media
Posted: 7 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Prospero Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: Extensive benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Yoh
Salary: on-call + bonus & benefits.
Posted: 9 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
University Of Dundee
Salary: Grade Grade 8 (£38,511 - £45,954)
Posted: 9 hours ago