Period
to 14 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 113 132
Rank change year-on-year +4 +19 -28
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 137 190 246
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.73% 2.59% 2.45%
As % of the System Software category 13.91% 13.89% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 119 154 225
10th Percentile £47,000 £29,075 £33,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £41,063 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £52,225 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.68% -5.05% +4.76%
75th Percentile £74,375 £67,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £80,500 £77,500 £87,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -4.55%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 985 1,368 1,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.64% 18.64% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 882 1,219 1,622
10th Percentile £46,250 £31,250 £30,275
25th Percentile £57,500 £46,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% +13.04%
75th Percentile £93,438 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.41% +8.00% +11.61%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the City of London.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 May 2021.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the City of London

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the City of London region over the 6 months to 14 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +10 2 £45,000 -35.71%
VMware Infrastructure
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 May 2021, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 137 (100.00%) VMware
2 99 (72.26%) Windows
3 81 (59.12%) Azure
4 64 (46.72%) Microsoft
5 53 (38.69%) Windows Server
6 49 (35.77%) AWS
6 49 (35.77%) Active Directory
7 48 (35.04%) Cisco
8 47 (34.31%) PowerShell
8 47 (34.31%) Microsoft 365
9 46 (33.58%) Ansible
10 44 (32.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 44 (32.12%) Linux
11 40 (29.20%) Social Skills
12 38 (27.74%) Firewall
13 37 (27.01%) Finance
14 35 (25.55%) SAN
15 34 (24.82%) Hyper-V
15 34 (24.82%) DevOps
16 32 (23.36%) Terraform
16 32 (23.36%) HP
17 29 (21.17%) Docker
18 28 (20.44%) SQL Server
19 26 (18.98%) Citrix
19 26 (18.98%) Puppet
20 25 (18.25%) Service Delivery
20 25 (18.25%) Configuration Management
21 24 (17.52%) Windows 10
22 23 (16.79%) Data Centre
22 23 (16.79%) Public Cloud

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.22%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.65%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.19%) IIS
4 2 (1.46%) Apache
4 2 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.73%) Confluence
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 81 (59.12%) Azure
2 49 (35.77%) AWS
3 47 (34.31%) Microsoft 365
4 19 (13.87%) IaaS
5 16 (11.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (8.03%) GitHub
7 10 (7.30%) PaaS
7 10 (7.30%) SaaS
8 8 (5.84%) GCP
9 6 (4.38%) OpenShift
10 4 (2.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 3 (2.19%) Azure Storage
12 1 (0.73%) Azure Key Vault
12 1 (0.73%) IBM Cloud
12 1 (0.73%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.73%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.73%) Power Automate
12 1 (0.73%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.73%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.73%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 38 (27.74%) Firewall
2 35 (25.55%) SAN
3 20 (14.60%) DNS
4 18 (13.14%) DHCP
5 17 (12.41%) Network Security
6 14 (10.22%) TCP/IP
7 12 (8.76%) WAN
8 11 (8.03%) LAN
8 11 (8.03%) NAS
9 9 (6.57%) VPN
9 9 (6.57%) VSAN
10 7 (5.11%) Cisco Firepower
10 7 (5.11%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (5.11%) Cisco ISE
10 7 (5.11%) Ethernet
10 7 (5.11%) SD-WAN
11 6 (4.38%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.38%) NetScaler
12 5 (3.65%) VLAN
13 3 (2.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (20.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) MongoDB
3 10 (7.30%) InfluxDB
3 10 (7.30%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (5.84%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (5.84%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.84%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.19%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.19%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.46%) MySQL
6 2 (1.46%) Redis
7 1 (0.73%) Big Data
7 1 (0.73%) Ingres
7 1 (0.73%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (13.87%) Octopus Deploy
2 15 (10.95%) Git (software)
3 14 (10.22%) Jenkins
4 11 (8.03%) Artifactory
4 11 (8.03%) TeamCity
5 6 (4.38%) JIRA
6 3 (2.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.19%) Gradle
6 3 (2.19%) Maven
7 2 (1.46%) GitLab
7 2 (1.46%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.73%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.73%) MSI
General
1 40 (29.20%) Social Skills
2 37 (27.01%) Finance
3 11 (8.03%) Legal
3 11 (8.03%) Telecoms
4 10 (7.30%) Banking
5 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.11%) Documentation Skills
7 6 (4.38%) Law
8 3 (2.19%) Back Office
9 2 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.73%) Front Office
10 1 (0.73%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.73%) Police
10 1 (0.73%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.73%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.73%) Retail
10 1 (0.73%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (29.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (16.79%) VMware Engineer
3 17 (12.41%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (12.41%) Storage Engineer
4 16 (11.68%) Azure Engineer
5 14 (10.22%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (8.76%) Architect
6 12 (8.76%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (7.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Backup Engineer
9 8 (5.84%) Consultant
9 8 (5.84%) DBA
9 8 (5.84%) Senior DBA
9 8 (5.84%) Senior SQL DBA
9 8 (5.84%) Senior SQL Server DBA
9 8 (5.84%) SQL DBA
9 8 (5.84%) SQL Server DBA
9 8 (5.84%) Storage and Backup Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.84%) Web Services
2 7 (5.11%) JSON
3 3 (2.19%) Kafka
4 2 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.46%) LAMP
4 2 (1.46%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.46%) Node.js
4 2 (1.46%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.73%) Azure Blueprints
5 1 (0.73%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.79%) Data Centre
1 23 (16.79%) Public Cloud
2 14 (10.22%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.49%) Clustering
4 9 (6.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (5.84%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.84%) EMC VNXe
5 8 (5.84%) FlexPod
5 8 (5.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 6 (4.38%) Replication
7 5 (3.65%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (2.92%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.46%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.46%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.46%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.73%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.73%) iPhone
10 1 (0.73%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 99 (72.26%) Windows
2 53 (38.69%) Windows Server
3 44 (32.12%) Linux
4 24 (17.52%) Windows 10
5 16 (11.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (9.49%) Windows Server 2016
8 12 (8.76%) Ubuntu
8 12 (8.76%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.57%) CentOS
9 9 (6.57%) Mac OS
10 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.46%) Android
12 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.73%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (32.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (24.82%) DevOps
3 25 (18.25%) Configuration Management
3 25 (18.25%) Service Delivery
4 22 (16.06%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.06%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (16.06%) Infrastructure as Code
5 20 (14.60%) Scrum
6 18 (13.14%) Migration
7 17 (12.41%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (10.95%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (10.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (10.22%) High Availability
9 14 (10.22%) Task Automation
10 13 (9.49%) ITIL
10 13 (9.49%) Performance Monitoring
10 13 (9.49%) Project Delivery
10 13 (9.49%) Server Management
11 12 (8.76%) Kanban
11 12 (8.76%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (34.31%) PowerShell
2 22 (16.06%) Python
3 16 (11.68%) SQL
4 11 (8.03%) Bash Shell
5 8 (5.84%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.19%) PHP
6 3 (2.19%) Ruby
7 2 (1.46%) Java
8 1 (0.73%) C#
8 1 (0.73%) Perl
8 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (11.68%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (10.22%) CCNA
3 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.84%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
6 6 (4.38%) MCSE
7 5 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.92%) CCNP
8 4 (2.92%) Degree
9 2 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.46%) MCP
10 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.73%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.92%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (2.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (2.19%) SLA
4 2 (1.46%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.73%) NIST
5 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (35.77%) Active Directory
2 34 (24.82%) Hyper-V
3 29 (21.17%) Docker
4 15 (10.95%) VMware ESXi
4 15 (10.95%) vSphere
5 9 (6.57%) XenApp
6 8 (5.84%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (5.84%) VMware NSX
7 6 (4.38%) StorNext
7 6 (4.38%) Xsan
8 5 (3.65%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (2.92%) Firmware
9 4 (2.92%) XenDesktop
10 3 (2.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (2.19%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.19%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.73%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 46 (33.58%) Ansible
2 32 (23.36%) Terraform
3 26 (18.98%) Puppet
4 23 (16.79%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (10.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (10.22%) SCCM
6 13 (9.49%) vCenter Server
7 11 (8.03%) Kubernetes
7 11 (8.03%) Rancher
8 10 (7.30%) Grafana
9 7 (5.11%) FortiGate
10 5 (3.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 5 (3.65%) PowerCLI
10 5 (3.65%) SCDPM
11 4 (2.92%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (2.92%) vRealize
12 3 (2.19%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 2 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
13 2 (1.46%) HAProxy
13 2 (1.46%) Kibana
Vendors
1 137 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (46.72%) Microsoft
3 48 (35.04%) Cisco
4 32 (23.36%) HP
5 26 (18.98%) Citrix
6 23 (16.79%) NetApp
7 19 (13.87%) EMC
8 18 (13.14%) Dell
9 14 (10.22%) Isilon
10 13 (9.49%) Nimble Storage
11 12 (8.76%) SolarWinds
12 11 (8.03%) 3PAR
12 11 (8.03%) CommVault
13 10 (7.30%) Fortinet
14 9 (6.57%) Juniper
14 9 (6.57%) SonicWALL
15 8 (5.84%) Supermicro
15 8 (5.84%) Veeam
16 7 (5.11%) CA
17 6 (4.38%) Aruba