Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 128 106 124
Rank change year-on-year -22 +18 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 130 131 262
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.31% 2.47% 2.56%
As % of the System Software category 12.30% 13.22% 13.09%
Number of salaries quoted 114 101 246
10th Percentile £45,750 £37,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £71,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

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 1,057 991 2,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.75% 18.71% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 967 897 1,835
10th Percentile £45,000 £36,250 £29,350
25th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £106,750 £96,250 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +13.04%

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 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 130 (100.00%) VMware
2 89 (68.46%) Windows
3 86 (66.15%) Azure
4 64 (49.23%) Microsoft
5 52 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 52 (40.00%) Microsoft 365
6 47 (36.15%) Windows Server
6 47 (36.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 41 (31.54%) PowerShell
8 37 (28.46%) AWS
8 37 (28.46%) Cisco
9 32 (24.62%) Citrix
9 32 (24.62%) Linux
10 31 (23.85%) Social Skills
11 30 (23.08%) Ansible
11 30 (23.08%) DevOps
12 29 (22.31%) HP
12 29 (22.31%) Service Delivery
13 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
13 27 (20.77%) Terraform
14 26 (20.00%) Hyper-V
15 25 (19.23%) SAN
15 25 (19.23%) Firewall
15 25 (19.23%) Finance
16 24 (18.46%) Docker
16 24 (18.46%) Data Centre
17 23 (17.69%) Windows 10
18 22 (16.92%) Python
19 20 (15.38%) Migration
19 20 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code

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 9 (6.92%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.85%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.31%) IIS
5 2 (1.54%) Confluence
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.77%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 86 (66.15%) Azure
2 52 (40.00%) Microsoft 365
3 37 (28.46%) AWS
4 20 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (13.85%) IaaS
6 9 (6.92%) GitHub
7 8 (6.15%) GCP
8 6 (4.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 6 (4.62%) Azure Storage
8 6 (4.62%) PaaS
8 6 (4.62%) SaaS
9 4 (3.08%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.54%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.77%) Azure App Service
11 1 (0.77%) Azure Key Vault
11 1 (0.77%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.77%) IBM SmartCloud
11 1 (0.77%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.23%) Firewall
1 25 (19.23%) SAN
2 19 (14.62%) DHCP
2 19 (14.62%) DNS
3 16 (12.31%) Network Security
4 13 (10.00%) WAN
5 12 (9.23%) LAN
6 11 (8.46%) TCP/IP
7 10 (7.69%) NetScaler
8 7 (5.38%) Cisco Firepower
8 7 (5.38%) Cisco ISE
8 7 (5.38%) Ethernet
8 7 (5.38%) SD-WAN
8 7 (5.38%) VLAN
8 7 (5.38%) VPN
9 6 (4.62%) WebEx
10 4 (3.08%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (3.08%) VSAN
11 2 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.23%) MongoDB
3 11 (8.46%) InfluxDB
4 9 (6.92%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (6.15%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (6.15%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 8 (6.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.08%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.08%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.77%) ArangoDB
7 1 (0.77%) Big Data
7 1 (0.77%) Ingres
7 1 (0.77%) MySQL
7 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 16 (12.31%) Octopus Deploy
2 14 (10.77%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.15%) Artifactory
4 8 (6.15%) TeamCity
5 4 (3.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.08%) Gradle
5 4 (3.08%) Maven
6 3 (2.31%) JIRA
7 2 (1.54%) MSI
8 1 (0.77%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.77%) GitLab
8 1 (0.77%) Travis CI
General
1 31 (23.85%) Social Skills
2 25 (19.23%) Finance
3 12 (9.23%) Telecoms
4 11 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.92%) Law
6 6 (4.62%) Legal
7 5 (3.85%) Banking
8 3 (2.31%) Back Office
9 2 (1.54%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.54%) Police
9 2 (1.54%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.54%) Retail
10 1 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.77%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.77%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.77%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (33.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (15.38%) Azure Engineer
2 20 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 15 (11.54%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) Analyst
4 13 (10.00%) Architect
4 13 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) DBA
6 8 (6.15%) SAN Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Senior DBA
6 8 (6.15%) Senior SQL DBA
6 8 (6.15%) Senior SQL Server DBA
6 8 (6.15%) SQL DBA
6 8 (6.15%) SQL Server DBA
6 8 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (6.15%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) JSON
2 4 (3.08%) Kafka
3 2 (1.54%) Web Services
4 1 (0.77%) ADO
4 1 (0.77%) Azure Blueprints
4 1 (0.77%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.77%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.46%) Data Centre
2 17 (13.08%) Management Information System
2 17 (13.08%) Public Cloud
3 9 (6.92%) Clustering
4 8 (6.15%) Enterprise Storage
5 6 (4.62%) Cloud Native
5 6 (4.62%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.08%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.08%) EMC VNXe
6 4 (3.08%) FlexPod
6 4 (3.08%) Replication
6 4 (3.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 3 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.31%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.54%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.77%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.77%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (68.46%) Windows
2 47 (36.15%) Windows Server
3 32 (24.62%) Linux
4 23 (17.69%) Windows 10
5 12 (9.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.38%) CentOS
6 7 (5.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (4.62%) Ubuntu
7 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (3.85%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (2.31%) Mac OS
10 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.77%) Android
11 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (23.08%) DevOps
3 29 (22.31%) Service Delivery
4 20 (15.38%) Infrastructure as Code
4 20 (15.38%) Migration
4 20 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (14.62%) Scrum
6 18 (13.85%) Capacity Planning
6 18 (13.85%) Project Delivery
6 18 (13.85%) Task Automation
7 14 (10.77%) Performance Analysis
7 14 (10.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 13 (10.00%) ITIL
9 12 (9.23%) Change Management
10 11 (8.46%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (8.46%) Kanban
10 11 (8.46%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 41 (31.54%) PowerShell
2 22 (16.92%) Python
3 17 (13.08%) SQL
4 8 (6.15%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.54%) Java
6 2 (1.54%) Perl
7 1 (0.77%) C#
7 1 (0.77%) Go
7 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.00%) CCNA
1 13 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.92%) SC Cleared
5 8 (6.15%) MCSE
6 6 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.85%) Degree
8 2 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.54%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.77%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) SLA
2 4 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.54%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.77%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.77%) NIST
4 1 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 52 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 24 (18.46%) Docker
4 17 (13.08%) vSphere
5 16 (12.31%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (10.77%) XenApp
7 10 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (6.15%) XenDesktop
9 7 (5.38%) VMware NSX
10 5 (3.85%) Firmware
10 5 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (3.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 4 (3.08%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (2.31%) StorNext
12 3 (2.31%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (2.31%) Xsan
13 2 (1.54%) KVM
13 2 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
13 2 (1.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 30 (23.08%) Ansible
2 27 (20.77%) Terraform
3 16 (12.31%) SCCM
4 15 (11.54%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (10.00%) Puppet
6 11 (8.46%) Grafana
6 11 (8.46%) vCenter Server
7 9 (6.92%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (6.15%) PowerCLI
8 8 (6.15%) Rancher
9 7 (5.38%) FortiGate
10 6 (4.62%) Kubernetes
11 3 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (2.31%) Kibana
11 3 (2.31%) SCOM
11 3 (2.31%) vRealize
11 3 (2.31%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 2 (1.54%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 2 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (1.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 130 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (49.23%) Microsoft
3 37 (28.46%) Cisco
4 32 (24.62%) Citrix
5 29 (22.31%) HP
6 18 (13.85%) NetApp
7 15 (11.54%) SolarWinds
8 14 (10.77%) Nimble Storage
9 13 (10.00%) EMC
10 12 (9.23%) Dell
11 11 (8.46%) 3PAR
11 11 (8.46%) CommVault
12 7 (5.38%) CA
12 7 (5.38%) Fortinet
12 7 (5.38%) Isilon
12 7 (5.38%) Juniper
12 7 (5.38%) SonicWALL
13 6 (4.62%) Palo Alto
13 6 (4.62%) Veeam
14 5 (3.85%) ServiceNow