Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > East of England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 55 50
Rank change year-on-year -18 -5 +40
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 157 141 348
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.31% 4.53% 4.73%
As % of the System Software category 20.96% 21.69% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 120 124 269
10th Percentile £29,575 £26,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £29,750 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £44,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.25% -5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £55,875 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.47% -4.44%

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 749 650 1,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.81% 20.87% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 492 523 1,074
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,750 £24,875
25th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £58,188 £55,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +2.04%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -22 55 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Cambridgeshire -31 53 £43,750 +9.38% 5
Essex +14 23 £44,500 +18.67% 8
Bedfordshire +9 22 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Suffolk -8 3 £45,000 -37.93% 4
Norfolk -7 1 £42,500 +77.08% 5
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 157 (100.00%) VMware
2 118 (75.16%) Windows
3 114 (72.61%) Microsoft
4 102 (64.97%) Active Directory
5 97 (61.78%) Azure
6 92 (58.60%) Microsoft 365
7 71 (45.22%) Hyper-V
8 70 (44.59%) Windows Server
9 49 (31.21%) Citrix
10 48 (30.57%) Windows 10
11 46 (29.30%) Veeam
12 45 (28.66%) Microsoft Office
12 45 (28.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 45 (28.66%) Social Skills
13 44 (28.03%) Firewall
14 42 (26.75%) Linux
15 38 (24.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 36 (22.93%) DNS
17 35 (22.29%) PowerShell
18 32 (20.38%) AWS
19 30 (19.11%) ITIL
19 30 (19.11%) Azure Active Directory
20 29 (18.47%) SQL Server
20 29 (18.47%) vSphere
21 28 (17.83%) SQL
21 28 (17.83%) SharePoint
22 27 (17.20%) LAN
22 27 (17.20%) WAN
22 27 (17.20%) DHCP
23 24 (15.29%) MS Exchange

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 28 (17.83%) SharePoint
2 24 (15.29%) MS Exchange
3 20 (12.74%) IIS
4 11 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.82%) Apache
6 6 (3.82%) OpenEdge
7 5 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.27%) Confluence
9 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 45 (28.66%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 97 (61.78%) Azure
2 92 (58.60%) Microsoft 365
3 32 (20.38%) AWS
4 30 (19.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (8.28%) IaaS
6 11 (7.01%) OneDrive
7 10 (6.37%) Mimecast
8 9 (5.73%) Dynamics 365
9 7 (4.46%) Azure Event Grid
9 7 (4.46%) Azure Logic Apps
9 7 (4.46%) Power Platform
10 6 (3.82%) Google Play
11 4 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (2.55%) SaaS
12 2 (1.27%) GCP
12 2 (1.27%) Google Workspace
12 2 (1.27%) PaaS
13 1 (0.64%) AWS CodeCommit
13 1 (0.64%) AWS CodePipeline
13 1 (0.64%) AWS Direct Connect
Communications & Networking
1 44 (28.03%) Firewall
2 36 (22.93%) DNS
3 27 (17.20%) DHCP
3 27 (17.20%) LAN
3 27 (17.20%) WAN
4 20 (12.74%) TCP/IP
5 13 (8.28%) NetScaler
6 12 (7.64%) Internet
7 11 (7.01%) Skype
7 11 (7.01%) VLAN
8 10 (6.37%) NAS
9 9 (5.73%) MPLS
9 9 (5.73%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (5.10%) ADSL
10 8 (5.10%) Network Security
10 8 (5.10%) SAN
10 8 (5.10%) SSL
11 6 (3.82%) SMTP
11 6 (3.82%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (2.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2014
2 9 (5.73%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.82%) MySQL
5 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.91%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.27%) JIRA
4 1 (0.64%) GitLab
General
1 45 (28.66%) Social Skills
2 17 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.01%) Finance
4 10 (6.37%) Documentation Skills
4 10 (6.37%) Presentation Skills
5 9 (5.73%) Organisational Skills
6 6 (3.82%) Public Sector
7 5 (3.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (2.55%) Local Government
8 4 (2.55%) Police
9 3 (1.91%) Retail
9 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.27%) Back Office
10 2 (1.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (21.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (13.38%) Architect
2 21 (13.38%) Support Engineer
3 17 (10.83%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (10.83%) Analyst
4 15 (9.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (8.28%) IT Support
6 12 (7.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (7.01%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 9 (5.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (5.73%) Consultant
9 9 (5.73%) Digital Architect
9 9 (5.73%) Digital Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.73%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (5.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) IT Engineer
10 8 (5.10%) VMware Engineer
11 7 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.73%) Web Services
2 6 (3.82%) LAMP
2 6 (3.82%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (3.18%) Middleware
4 4 (2.55%) LDAP
5 3 (1.91%) JSON
5 3 (1.91%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.27%) SAML
7 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.01%) Public Cloud
2 17 (10.83%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.73%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.82%) FMCG
4 6 (3.82%) Smartphone
5 5 (3.18%) Mobile Computing
5 5 (3.18%) Private Cloud
5 5 (3.18%) Replication
6 4 (2.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.91%) Clustering
7 3 (1.91%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (1.91%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.91%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.27%) PKI
8 2 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.27%) User Experience
9 1 (0.64%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 118 (75.16%) Windows
2 70 (44.59%) Windows Server
3 48 (30.57%) Windows 10
4 42 (26.75%) Linux
5 38 (24.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2016
6 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2019
7 21 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (8.92%) Windows 8
9 13 (8.28%) Windows 7
10 11 (7.01%) Android
10 11 (7.01%) CentOS
10 11 (7.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.82%) Ubuntu
12 5 (3.18%) Unix
12 5 (3.18%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.64%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (19.11%) ITIL
3 21 (13.38%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (11.46%) Migration
5 17 (10.83%) Service Management
6 13 (8.28%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (8.28%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 12 (7.64%) Technology Roadmap
8 11 (7.01%) Line Management
8 11 (7.01%) Time Management
9 10 (6.37%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.37%) Requirements Gathering
10 9 (5.73%) Presales
10 9 (5.73%) Security Hardening
10 9 (5.73%) Strategic Roadmap
11 8 (5.10%) Data Migration
12 7 (4.46%) SIEM
12 7 (4.46%) Task Automation
13 6 (3.82%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (3.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 35 (22.29%) PowerShell
2 28 (17.83%) SQL
3 11 (7.01%) Bash Shell
4 10 (6.37%) Perl
5 7 (4.46%) Python
6 4 (2.55%) VBScript
7 2 (1.27%) PHP
8 1 (0.64%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (13.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (8.92%) MCSE
4 12 (7.64%) VCP6
5 11 (7.01%) Degree
5 11 (7.01%) MCSA
5 11 (7.01%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.82%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.18%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.55%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.55%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.55%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.27%) CCNA
11 1 (0.64%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.18%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (3.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 102 (64.97%) Active Directory
2 71 (45.22%) Hyper-V
3 29 (18.47%) vSphere
4 17 (10.83%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (8.92%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (7.01%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (5.73%) NFS
8 8 (5.10%) XenApp
9 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (3.82%) iptables
10 6 (3.82%) Postfix
10 6 (3.82%) Samba
10 6 (3.82%) XenDesktop
11 5 (3.18%) Terminal Services
12 4 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (2.55%) Xen
13 3 (1.91%) Docker
13 3 (1.91%) KVM
14 1 (0.64%) vCloud
14 1 (0.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (14.01%) SCCM
2 15 (9.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 14 (8.92%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (4.46%) Ansible
4 7 (4.46%) Puppet
5 6 (3.82%) PaperCut
6 5 (3.18%) SCOM
7 4 (2.55%) AirWatch
7 4 (2.55%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.91%) Grafana
8 3 (1.91%) Kubernetes
8 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.91%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.91%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.91%) Terraform
9 2 (1.27%) Graylog
9 2 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.64%) Kibana
10 1 (0.64%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 157 (100.00%) VMware
2 114 (72.61%) Microsoft
3 49 (31.21%) Citrix
4 46 (29.30%) Veeam
5 21 (13.38%) Cisco
6 19 (12.10%) Ivanti
6 19 (12.10%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.37%) Google
8 9 (5.73%) Avaya
8 9 (5.73%) Sophos
8 9 (5.73%) Symantec
9 7 (4.46%) HP
9 7 (4.46%) Oracle
10 6 (3.82%) BMC
10 6 (3.82%) Clearswift
10 6 (3.82%) CommVault
11 5 (3.18%) Apple
11 5 (3.18%) CyberArk
11 5 (3.18%) Juniper
11 5 (3.18%) Veritas