Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > East of England
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 96 87
Rank change year-on-year +51 -9 -23
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 368 378 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.87% 3.08% 3.43%
As % of the System Software category 26.59% 21.07% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 266 306 350
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,326 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £57,750
England median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -4.44% +2.27% +1.15%

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 1,384 1,794 1,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.32% 14.62% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,090 1,388 1,209
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,875 £24,000 £23,450
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +2.38%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +57 220 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Cambridgeshire -11 65 £35,000 -17.65% 4
Essex +43 40 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Bedfordshire +5 32 £37,500 -16.67%
Suffolk +25 9 £22,000 -56.00%
Norfolk +11 4 £27,985 -44.03% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 368 (100.00%) VMware
2 207 (56.25%) Windows
3 199 (54.08%) Microsoft
4 190 (51.63%) Active Directory
5 145 (39.40%) Windows Server
6 143 (38.86%) Linux
7 139 (37.77%) Microsoft Azure
8 132 (35.87%) Hyper-V
9 123 (33.42%) DNS
10 117 (31.79%) Office 365
11 99 (26.90%) Citrix
12 96 (26.09%) Firewall
13 95 (25.82%) PowerShell
14 91 (24.73%) DHCP
15 88 (23.91%) Cisco
16 84 (22.83%) ITIL
17 83 (22.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 79 (21.47%) SCCM
19 78 (21.20%) SQL Server
20 77 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
21 72 (19.57%) SQL
22 63 (17.12%) MS Exchange
22 63 (17.12%) Bash Shell
23 58 (15.76%) Puppet
24 57 (15.49%) DevOps
25 56 (15.22%) vSphere
25 56 (15.22%) CentOS
26 53 (14.40%) Windows Server 2008
26 53 (14.40%) Microsoft Office
27 52 (14.13%) HP

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 63 (17.12%) MS Exchange
2 51 (13.86%) Apache
3 27 (7.34%) IIS
4 26 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (5.71%) SharePoint
6 18 (4.89%) nginx
7 13 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (3.26%) Skype for Business
9 10 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (1.63%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.36%) Confluence
11 5 (1.36%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.82%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.54%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.54%) JBoss
13 2 (0.54%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 53 (14.40%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.09%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 139 (37.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (31.79%) Office 365
3 39 (10.60%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (6.52%) SaaS
5 13 (3.53%) IaaS
5 13 (3.53%) OneDrive
6 12 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (2.45%) OpenShift
8 8 (2.17%) Mimecast
9 7 (1.90%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.82%) PaaS
10 3 (0.82%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.54%) G Suite
12 1 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.27%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.27%) Datadog
12 1 (0.27%) GitHub
12 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 123 (33.42%) DNS
2 96 (26.09%) Firewall
3 91 (24.73%) DHCP
4 40 (10.87%) TCP/IP
5 35 (9.51%) iSCSI
6 34 (9.24%) WAN
7 33 (8.97%) VLAN
8 32 (8.70%) LAN
9 30 (8.15%) SAN
10 28 (7.61%) Internet
10 28 (7.61%) VPN
11 23 (6.25%) SSL
12 22 (5.98%) SMTP
13 18 (4.89%) Network Security
14 17 (4.62%) HTTP
15 15 (4.08%) NetScaler
16 14 (3.80%) VoIP
17 12 (3.26%) VRRP
18 11 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
18 11 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (21.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.16%) MySQL
3 15 (4.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (3.26%) Redis
5 9 (2.45%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.17%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.90%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.09%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.82%) Big Data
10 3 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.82%) Power BI
11 2 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.27%) GIS
12 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.53%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (3.26%) Mercurial
4 9 (2.45%) JIRA
4 9 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (2.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) TestRail
6 1 (0.27%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.27%) Zephyr
General
1 23 (6.25%) Finance
1 23 (6.25%) Retail
2 7 (1.90%) Legal
3 4 (1.09%) Local Government
4 3 (0.82%) Banking
4 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.54%) Games
5 2 (0.54%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (18.21%) Analyst
2 63 (17.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (10.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 31 (8.42%) Support Engineer
5 28 (7.61%) Consultant
6 26 (7.07%) Cloud Engineer
7 24 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
8 23 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 23 (6.25%) IT Support
8 23 (6.25%) Senior Cloud Engineer
9 22 (5.98%) Server Engineer
9 22 (5.98%) Support Analyst
10 20 (5.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 20 (5.43%) Linux Specialist
10 20 (5.43%) Senior Server Engineer
10 20 (5.43%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 19 (5.16%) Azure Engineer
11 19 (5.16%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 16 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.34%) LAMP
2 20 (5.43%) .NET
3 19 (5.16%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (1.63%) Middleware
5 5 (1.36%) LDAP
6 3 (0.82%) HTML
7 2 (0.54%) CSS
7 2 (0.54%) JSON
7 2 (0.54%) XML
8 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.27%) ADSI
8 1 (0.27%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Camel
8 1 (0.27%) CSS3
8 1 (0.27%) HTML5
8 1 (0.27%) jQuery
8 1 (0.27%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.27%) Node.js
8 1 (0.27%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 46 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 33 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.25%) PKI
4 21 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (5.43%) Replication
6 17 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (3.53%) Public Cloud
8 9 (2.45%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.17%) CCTV
9 8 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (1.90%) CMDB
11 6 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (1.63%) Private Cloud
12 4 (1.09%) Clustering
12 4 (1.09%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.09%) User Experience
13 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.54%) iPhone
13 2 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 207 (56.25%) Windows
2 145 (39.40%) Windows Server
3 143 (38.86%) Linux
4 77 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 56 (15.22%) CentOS
6 53 (14.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (13.32%) Windows 7
8 43 (11.68%) Windows 10
9 40 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 34 (9.24%) Ubuntu
11 23 (6.25%) Windows 8
12 16 (4.35%) Debian
13 15 (4.08%) Solaris
14 12 (3.26%) Unix
14 12 (3.26%) Windows XP
15 9 (2.45%) SUSE
16 6 (1.63%) AIX
17 3 (0.82%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.82%) Mac OS
17 3 (0.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (22.83%) ITIL
2 83 (22.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 57 (15.49%) DevOps
4 52 (14.13%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (13.32%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (8.97%) Service Management
7 32 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (7.88%) High Availability
9 28 (7.61%) Configuration Management
9 28 (7.61%) Load Balancing
10 26 (7.07%) Change Management
11 25 (6.79%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (6.25%) ITIL V3
12 23 (6.25%) Migration
12 23 (6.25%) Patch Management
13 19 (5.16%) Incident Management
14 18 (4.89%) Open Source
14 18 (4.89%) Server Management
15 16 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 95 (25.82%) PowerShell
2 72 (19.57%) SQL
3 63 (17.12%) Bash Shell
4 47 (12.77%) Python
5 29 (7.88%) Perl
6 16 (4.35%) PHP
7 15 (4.08%) PHP 5
7 15 (4.08%) PHP 7
7 15 (4.08%) VBScript
8 14 (3.80%) C
9 9 (2.45%) Ruby
10 5 (1.36%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.09%) Java
11 4 (1.09%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.09%) R
11 4 (1.09%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.82%) Go
12 3 (0.82%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.82%) VB
13 1 (0.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 47 (12.77%) Degree
2 42 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 30 (8.15%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (6.52%) MCP
6 21 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
7 20 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (5.16%) CCNA
9 17 (4.62%) MCTS
10 16 (4.35%) MCSE
11 15 (4.08%) Security Cleared
12 13 (3.53%) MCSA
13 12 (3.26%) CCAA
13 12 (3.26%) SC Cleared
14 9 (2.45%) CCA
15 8 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.90%) LPIC
16 7 (1.90%) RHCE
17 6 (1.63%) MCITP
18 5 (1.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (13.04%) SLA
2 35 (9.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (4.89%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.27%) GDPR
6 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 190 (51.63%) Active Directory
2 132 (35.87%) Hyper-V
3 56 (15.22%) vSphere
4 43 (11.68%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (7.61%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (6.79%) Docker
6 25 (6.79%) XenDesktop
7 24 (6.52%) NFS
7 24 (6.52%) Samba
8 23 (6.25%) VMware Server
9 22 (5.98%) iptables
9 22 (5.98%) Postfix
10 21 (5.71%) Terminal Server
10 21 (5.71%) XenApp
11 18 (4.89%) VMware NSX
12 14 (3.80%) Terminal Services
12 14 (3.80%) Virtual Servers
13 13 (3.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 9 (2.45%) KVM
14 9 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 79 (21.47%) SCCM
2 58 (15.76%) Puppet
3 39 (10.60%) Ansible
4 34 (9.24%) SCOM
5 32 (8.70%) Kubernetes
6 31 (8.42%) Nagios
7 26 (7.07%) Terraform
8 23 (6.25%) vRealize
9 18 (4.89%) Docker Swarm
9 18 (4.89%) HAProxy
9 18 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
9 18 (4.89%) yum
10 15 (4.08%) HP Data Protector
10 15 (4.08%) Prometheus
11 14 (3.80%) vCenter Server
12 12 (3.26%) Kibana
12 12 (3.26%) logstash
12 12 (3.26%) Rsyslog
12 12 (3.26%) SCVMM
13 10 (2.72%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 368 (100.00%) VMware
2 199 (54.08%) Microsoft
3 99 (26.90%) Citrix
4 88 (23.91%) Cisco
5 52 (14.13%) HP
6 44 (11.96%) NetApp
7 37 (10.05%) EMC
8 32 (8.70%) Veeam
9 31 (8.42%) Oracle
10 28 (7.61%) Red Hat
11 27 (7.34%) Dell
12 26 (7.07%) Sophos
13 20 (5.43%) SonicWALL
14 19 (5.16%) IBM
14 19 (5.16%) Symantec
15 14 (3.80%) F5
15 14 (3.80%) Meraki
15 14 (3.80%) Sybase
16 10 (2.72%) Atlassian
17 9 (2.45%) Brocade