Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 87 60 61
Rank change year-on-year -27 +1 +22
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 165 72 296
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.00% 3.98% 4.31%
As % of the System Software category 18.17% 17.56% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 112 64 235
10th Percentile £22,600 £29,000 £25,200
25th Percentile £31,250 £31,549 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,750 £42,500 £35,500
Median % change year-on-year -8.82% +19.72% -19.08%
75th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £48,750
90th Percentile £62,250 £69,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%

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 East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 908 410 1,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.49% 22.64% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 547 337 955
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,575 £24,350
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -9.09%
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £73,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £56,914 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.48% +10.00% -

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the East of England.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the East of England

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Hertfordshire -28 61 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Cambridgeshire -34 61 £36,500 -14.12% 22
Essex -1 24 £40,000 +8.11% 7
Bedfordshire - 14 £38,500 - 7
Norfolk -22 3 £37,616 - 2
Suffolk -24 2 £40,750 -41.79% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 165 (100.00%) VMware
2 109 (66.06%) Windows
3 105 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 91 (55.15%) Hyper-V
5 86 (52.12%) Microsoft
6 69 (41.82%) Windows Server
6 69 (41.82%) Social Skills
7 62 (37.58%) Azure
8 60 (36.36%) Microsoft 365
9 59 (35.76%) Firewall
10 48 (29.09%) ITIL
10 48 (29.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 46 (27.88%) PowerShell
12 45 (27.27%) Veeam
13 43 (26.06%) Citrix
14 41 (24.85%) WAN
14 41 (24.85%) DNS
15 40 (24.24%) LAN
15 40 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 40 (24.24%) Windows 10
16 38 (23.03%) IIS
17 37 (22.42%) Degree
18 34 (20.61%) Microsoft Office
18 34 (20.61%) Linux
18 34 (20.61%) AWS
19 32 (19.39%) SQL
20 30 (18.18%) TCP/IP
20 30 (18.18%) DHCP
21 28 (16.97%) Windows Server 2008
22 27 (16.36%) Security Cleared

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 38 (23.03%) IIS
2 15 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.88%) MS Exchange
4 11 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.24%) Apache
5 7 (4.24%) OpenEdge
6 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 34 (20.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 62 (37.58%) Azure
2 60 (36.36%) Microsoft 365
3 34 (20.61%) AWS
4 20 (12.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.42%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.82%) IaaS
7 2 (1.21%) AWS CodePipeline
7 2 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.21%) GCP
7 2 (1.21%) Google Workspace
7 2 (1.21%) SaaS
8 1 (0.61%) Amazon ECS
8 1 (0.61%) AWS CodeBuild
8 1 (0.61%) AWS CodeCommit
8 1 (0.61%) AWS Direct Connect
8 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.61%) Azure Event Grid
8 1 (0.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.61%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 59 (35.76%) Firewall
2 41 (24.85%) DNS
2 41 (24.85%) WAN
3 40 (24.24%) LAN
4 30 (18.18%) DHCP
4 30 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 15 (9.09%) HTTP
6 12 (7.27%) MPLS
6 12 (7.27%) NAS
7 11 (6.67%) ADSL
7 11 (6.67%) Internet
7 11 (6.67%) VLAN
8 10 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
9 9 (5.45%) SSL
10 8 (4.85%) SAN
11 7 (4.24%) SMTP
12 6 (3.64%) NetScaler
13 5 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (2.42%) VPN
15 3 (1.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) MySQL
2 7 (4.24%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 11 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.21%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.21%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.21%) JIRA
2 2 (1.21%) MSI
General
1 69 (41.82%) Social Skills
2 16 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.67%) Organisational Skills
4 10 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
5 7 (4.24%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.03%) Publishing
7 3 (1.82%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (1.82%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.82%) Retail
8 2 (1.21%) Presentation Skills
9 1 (0.61%) Back Office
9 1 (0.61%) Finance
9 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (20.61%) Support Engineer
2 25 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (13.33%) Analyst
4 19 (11.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (10.91%) IT Support
6 14 (8.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (7.88%) Consultant
7 13 (7.88%) IT Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) SOC Engineer
7 13 (7.88%) SOC Specialist
8 12 (7.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 10 (6.06%) Team Leader
10 9 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 8 (4.85%) IT Support Technician
11 8 (4.85%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.70%) JSON
2 15 (9.09%) Regular Expression
3 14 (8.48%) LDAP
4 7 (4.24%) LAMP
4 7 (4.24%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (3.03%) Middleware
6 3 (1.82%) RESTful
6 3 (1.82%) Web Services
7 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.61%) COM
7 1 (0.61%) Java RMI
7 1 (0.61%) SAML
7 1 (0.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.94%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.88%) Cyber Defence
2 13 (7.88%) Cyberthreat
3 11 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 8 (4.85%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.64%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.64%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (2.42%) Biotechnology
6 4 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.82%) PKI
8 2 (1.21%) Clustering
8 2 (1.21%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.61%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.61%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.61%) iPad
9 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.61%) User Experience
9 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 109 (66.06%) Windows
2 69 (41.82%) Windows Server
3 40 (24.24%) Windows 10
3 40 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (20.61%) Linux
5 28 (16.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (14.55%) Windows Server 2019
7 20 (12.12%) Windows Server 2016
8 16 (9.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (7.88%) Windows 8
10 8 (4.85%) Windows 7
11 6 (3.64%) Android
11 6 (3.64%) Windows XP
12 5 (3.03%) CentOS
12 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (2.42%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.82%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.82%) Unix
15 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (29.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 48 (29.09%) ITIL
2 18 (10.91%) Migration
3 16 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (9.70%) Task Automation
3 16 (9.70%) Time Management
4 15 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 15 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 13 (7.88%) Information Management
5 13 (7.88%) Network Packet Capture
5 13 (7.88%) Security Operations
5 13 (7.88%) SIEM
5 13 (7.88%) Threat Detection
6 12 (7.27%) Presales
7 11 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 11 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 9 (5.45%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (5.45%) Security Hardening
9 8 (4.85%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 46 (27.88%) PowerShell
2 32 (19.39%) SQL
3 16 (9.70%) Python
4 9 (5.45%) Bash Shell
4 9 (5.45%) Perl
5 5 (3.03%) VBScript
6 2 (1.21%) Groovy
6 2 (1.21%) Java
6 2 (1.21%) PHP
6 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (22.42%) Degree
2 27 (16.36%) Security Cleared
3 19 (11.52%) DV Cleared
3 19 (11.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (10.91%) MCSA
5 17 (10.30%) SC Cleared
6 16 (9.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (9.09%) MCSE
8 8 (4.85%) VCP6
9 7 (4.24%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.82%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (1.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.21%) MCP
13 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.61%) CCNP
13 1 (0.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 5 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.82%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) GDPR
3 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 105 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 91 (55.15%) Hyper-V
3 24 (14.55%) vSphere
4 23 (13.94%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (12.12%) NFS
5 20 (12.12%) XenApp
6 16 (9.70%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (9.09%) XenDesktop
8 7 (4.24%) iptables
8 7 (4.24%) Postfix
8 7 (4.24%) Samba
8 7 (4.24%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (3.03%) KVM
9 5 (3.03%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (1.82%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.21%) Terminal Server
11 2 (1.21%) VirtualBox
11 2 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (5.45%) Puppet
2 7 (4.24%) SCCM
3 6 (3.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 5 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (1.82%) SCOM
5 3 (1.82%) Terraform
6 2 (1.21%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.21%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.61%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.61%) Avamar
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.61%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.61%) WMI
7 1 (0.61%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 165 (100.00%) VMware
2 86 (52.12%) Microsoft
3 45 (27.27%) Veeam
4 43 (26.06%) Citrix
5 23 (13.94%) Cisco
5 23 (13.94%) HP
6 13 (7.88%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.06%) Ivanti
8 8 (4.85%) Symantec
9 7 (4.24%) Apple
9 7 (4.24%) Clearswift
9 7 (4.24%) CommVault
9 7 (4.24%) CyberArk
10 6 (3.64%) Palo Alto
10 6 (3.64%) Veritas
11 5 (3.03%) Aruba
12 4 (2.42%) Google
12 4 (2.42%) Sophos
12 4 (2.42%) Varonis
13 3 (1.82%) Brocade