Period
to 27 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 159 101 99
Rank change year-on-year -58 -2 -2
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2,596 1,869 3,668
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.30% 3.21% 3.18%
As % of the System Software category 12.91% 17.13% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,897 1,461 3,042
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,000 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 20,106 10,912 19,917
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.84% 18.73% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13,811 9,304 16,552
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £38,994 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in England

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in England

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in England

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -79 779 £60,000 - 193
South East -36 544 £47,500 +5.56% 114
North of England -27 499 £42,500 +6.25% 139
Midlands -17 379 £39,000 -2.50% 98
North West -40 249 £42,500 - 75
West Midlands -22 245 £37,500 -6.25% 61
South West -33 243 £38,000 -5.00% 50
Yorkshire -16 206 £42,500 +30.77% 52
East of England -52 145 £42,500 -10.53% 47
East Midlands -2 131 £42,500 +14.86% 36
North East -18 46 £38,750 -3.13% 12
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 England region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 2,596 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,703 (65.60%) Windows
3 1,406 (54.16%) Microsoft
4 1,380 (53.16%) Azure
5 1,334 (51.39%) Active Directory
6 1,056 (40.68%) Microsoft 365
7 1,051 (40.49%) Windows Server
8 738 (28.43%) Linux
9 716 (27.58%) Hyper-V
10 694 (26.73%) AWS
11 663 (25.54%) Social Skills
12 629 (24.23%) Firewall
13 628 (24.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 605 (23.31%) PowerShell
15 598 (23.04%) Citrix
16 574 (22.11%) ITIL
17 549 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
18 521 (20.07%) DNS
19 473 (18.22%) Cisco
20 449 (17.30%) DHCP
21 419 (16.14%) Windows 10
22 417 (16.06%) Finance
23 414 (15.95%) SQL
24 399 (15.37%) Data Centre
25 396 (15.25%) DevOps
26 393 (15.14%) SQL Server
27 371 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
28 365 (14.06%) SAN
29 351 (13.52%) WAN
30 345 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 303 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 285 (10.98%) MS Exchange
3 152 (5.86%) IIS
4 94 (3.62%) Apache
5 51 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 46 (1.77%) OpenStack
7 45 (1.73%) Confluence
8 42 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 38 (1.46%) GemFire
9 38 (1.46%) Skype for Business
10 36 (1.39%) nginx
11 33 (1.27%) Apache Spark
12 25 (0.96%) JBoss
13 23 (0.89%) Tomcat
14 17 (0.65%) Jetty
14 17 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 17 (0.65%) WebSphere
15 16 (0.62%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.58%) Traefik
16 15 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 304 (11.71%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
4 14 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.039%) Blender
7 1 (0.039%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.039%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (0.39%) Workfront
2 6 (0.23%) NetSuite
2 6 (0.23%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.15%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.12%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.12%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.077%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.039%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.039%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.039%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.039%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,380 (53.16%) Azure
2 1,056 (40.68%) Microsoft 365
3 694 (26.73%) AWS
4 299 (11.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 207 (7.97%) IaaS
6 175 (6.74%) SaaS
7 166 (6.39%) OneDrive
8 146 (5.62%) PaaS
9 132 (5.08%) GCP
10 100 (3.85%) Power Platform
11 87 (3.35%) Serverless
12 82 (3.16%) OpenShift
13 74 (2.85%) PowerApps
14 64 (2.47%) Nutanix
15 56 (2.16%) Mimecast
16 54 (2.08%) GitHub
17 47 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
18 33 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
19 28 (1.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 28 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 629 (24.23%) Firewall
2 521 (20.07%) DNS
3 449 (17.30%) DHCP
4 365 (14.06%) SAN
5 351 (13.52%) WAN
6 338 (13.02%) LAN
7 265 (10.21%) TCP/IP
8 248 (9.55%) VPN
9 171 (6.59%) VLAN
10 121 (4.66%) Network Security
11 120 (4.62%) Wireless
12 109 (4.20%) Wi-Fi
13 106 (4.08%) VoIP
14 100 (3.85%) NAS
15 87 (3.35%) Remote Desktop
16 83 (3.20%) BGP
17 69 (2.66%) Internet
18 53 (2.04%) MPLS
19 51 (1.96%) Skype
20 50 (1.93%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 123 (4.74%) MySQL
3 73 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
4 71 (2.73%) NoSQL
5 60 (2.31%) Amazon RDS
6 55 (2.12%) Relational Database
7 53 (2.04%) Big Data
8 48 (1.85%) HBase
9 46 (1.77%) Redis
10 43 (1.66%) MariaDB
11 39 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 30 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
13 28 (1.08%) Power BI
14 22 (0.85%) InfluxDB
14 22 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (0.81%) MongoDB
15 21 (0.81%) Oracle Database
16 19 (0.73%) Hadoop
16 19 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 146 (5.62%) Git (software)
2 133 (5.12%) Jenkins
3 69 (2.66%) JIRA
4 55 (2.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 51 (1.96%) Gradle
6 46 (1.77%) Cucumber
7 40 (1.54%) JUnit
8 37 (1.43%) Maven
9 35 (1.35%) Cypress.io
10 33 (1.27%) Eclipse
10 33 (1.27%) IntelliJ
10 33 (1.27%) Mockito
10 33 (1.27%) Protractor
10 33 (1.27%) Storybook
11 31 (1.19%) Artifactory
11 31 (1.19%) GitLab
12 28 (1.08%) SonarQube
13 27 (1.04%) Bitbucket
14 25 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
15 18 (0.69%) Selenium
General
1 663 (25.54%) Social Skills
2 417 (16.06%) Finance
3 196 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 142 (5.47%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 101 (3.89%) Banking
6 100 (3.85%) Law
7 96 (3.70%) Telecoms
8 95 (3.66%) Retail
9 94 (3.62%) Organisational Skills
10 79 (3.04%) Documentation Skills
11 74 (2.85%) Marketing
11 74 (2.85%) Public Sector
12 67 (2.58%) Manufacturing
13 60 (2.31%) Presentation Skills
14 49 (1.89%) Legal
15 36 (1.39%) Influencing Skills
16 31 (1.19%) Financial Institution
17 30 (1.16%) Automotive
17 30 (1.16%) Back Office
18 27 (1.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 542 (20.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 301 (11.59%) Support Engineer
3 268 (10.32%) Architect
4 260 (10.02%) IT Engineer
5 210 (8.09%) Analyst
6 185 (7.13%) IT Support
7 125 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 120 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
9 107 (4.12%) Consultant
9 107 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
10 106 (4.08%) Administrator
11 99 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
12 95 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
13 92 (3.54%) DevOps Engineer
13 92 (3.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 91 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
15 90 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support
16 85 (3.27%) Support Analyst
17 83 (3.20%) Network Engineer
18 79 (3.04%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (3.31%) JSON
2 64 (2.47%) Kafka
3 62 (2.39%) RabbitMQ
4 57 (2.20%) LDAP
5 55 (2.12%) CSS
6 53 (2.04%) Spring
7 45 (1.73%) .NET
8 42 (1.62%) LAMP
8 42 (1.62%) Node.js
9 41 (1.58%) React
9 41 (1.58%) RESTful
10 40 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 39 (1.50%) Elastic Stack
12 38 (1.46%) HTML
13 34 (1.31%) AngularJS
14 33 (1.27%) Express
14 33 (1.27%) Play Framework
14 33 (1.27%) Redux
14 33 (1.27%) Spark Streaming
14 33 (1.27%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 399 (15.37%) Data Centre
2 206 (7.94%) Public Cloud
3 120 (4.62%) Replication
4 101 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
5 98 (3.78%) Management Information System
6 95 (3.66%) Clustering
7 88 (3.39%) PKI
8 86 (3.31%) User Experience
9 69 (2.66%) Private Cloud
10 53 (2.04%) Driving Licence
10 53 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
11 51 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
12 45 (1.73%) Enterprise Storage
13 40 (1.54%) Handset
14 35 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
15 32 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
16 27 (1.04%) Smartphone
17 26 (1.00%) Hedge funds
17 26 (1.00%) NHS
18 25 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1,703 (65.60%) Windows
2 1,051 (40.49%) Windows Server
3 738 (28.43%) Linux
4 419 (16.14%) Windows 10
5 343 (13.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 311 (11.98%) Windows Server 2016
7 238 (9.17%) Windows Server 2019
8 191 (7.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 148 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 123 (4.74%) Unix
11 107 (4.12%) Windows 7
12 75 (2.89%) CentOS
13 63 (2.43%) Mac OS X
14 55 (2.12%) Ubuntu
15 50 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
16 45 (1.73%) Android
17 34 (1.31%) Apple iOS
18 31 (1.19%) Windows 8
19 28 (1.08%) Mac OS
20 27 (1.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (24.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 574 (22.11%) ITIL
3 549 (21.15%) Problem-Solving
4 396 (15.25%) DevOps
5 371 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 245 (9.44%) Presales
7 235 (9.05%) Cybersecurity
8 204 (7.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 197 (7.59%) Service Delivery
10 194 (7.47%) Change Management
10 194 (7.47%) Project Management
11 188 (7.24%) Computer Science
12 183 (7.05%) Time Management
13 176 (6.78%) Migration
14 174 (6.70%) CI/CD
15 158 (6.09%) Business Continuity
16 153 (5.89%) Mentoring
17 138 (5.32%) Project Delivery
18 133 (5.12%) High Availability
19 129 (4.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 605 (23.31%) PowerShell
2 414 (15.95%) SQL
3 300 (11.56%) Python
4 202 (7.78%) Bash
5 160 (6.16%) Java
6 84 (3.24%) C#
7 57 (2.20%) T-SQL
8 53 (2.04%) Shell Script
9 46 (1.77%) C
10 42 (1.62%) JavaScript
11 38 (1.46%) Groovy
12 36 (1.39%) Perl
13 25 (0.96%) VBScript
14 21 (0.81%) PHP
15 20 (0.77%) C++
15 20 (0.77%) Java 8
16 19 (0.73%) Go
17 18 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 15 (0.58%) VB
19 11 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 345 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 323 (12.44%) Security Cleared
3 300 (11.56%) Degree
4 199 (7.67%) SC Cleared
5 154 (5.93%) MCSE
6 146 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
7 137 (5.28%) MCSA
8 107 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 100 (3.85%) CCNA
10 95 (3.66%) DV Cleared
11 72 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
12 62 (2.39%) CCNP
12 62 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
13 54 (2.08%) MCP
14 42 (1.62%) DBS Check
15 31 (1.19%) OCP
15 31 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
16 30 (1.16%) MCITP
17 29 (1.12%) MCTS
18 22 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (6.28%) SLA
2 86 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (2.16%) GDPR
4 43 (1.66%) Cyber Essentials
5 35 (1.35%) QA
6 28 (1.08%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 9 (0.35%) NCSC
9 8 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.23%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.19%) PMO
12 4 (0.15%) DICOM
12 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.12%) JSP 440
14 2 (0.077%) HL7
14 2 (0.077%) NIST
15 1 (0.039%) Accessibility
15 1 (0.039%) COBIT
System Software
1 1,334 (51.39%) Active Directory
2 716 (27.58%) Hyper-V
3 300 (11.56%) vSphere
4 295 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
5 156 (6.01%) Docker
6 146 (5.62%) XenApp
7 131 (5.05%) Virtual Machines
8 129 (4.97%) Virtual Desktop
9 103 (3.97%) Virtual Servers
10 82 (3.16%) XenDesktop
11 48 (1.85%) KVM
12 43 (1.66%) VMware NSX
13 39 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 33 (1.27%) HDFS
15 32 (1.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 32 (1.23%) NFS
16 30 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
17 21 (0.81%) VMware Server
18 19 (0.73%) VirtualBox
19 18 (0.69%) Xen
Systems Management
1 295 (11.36%) Ansible
2 266 (10.25%) SCCM
3 196 (7.55%) Kubernetes
3 196 (7.55%) Terraform
4 193 (7.43%) Microsoft Intune
5 151 (5.82%) Puppet
6 100 (3.85%) WSUS
7 98 (3.78%) SCOM
8 81 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
9 75 (2.89%) Grafana
10 69 (2.66%) vCenter Server
11 55 (2.12%) NetBackup
12 48 (1.85%) Prometheus
13 46 (1.77%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 43 (1.66%) Backup Exec
15 34 (1.31%) Single Sign-On
16 29 (1.12%) Packer
17 28 (1.08%) Consul
17 28 (1.08%) Icinga
18 26 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2,596 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,406 (54.16%) Microsoft
3 598 (23.04%) Citrix
4 473 (18.22%) Cisco
5 266 (10.25%) Veeam
6 234 (9.01%) HP
7 198 (7.63%) Red Hat
8 163 (6.28%) Dell
9 147 (5.66%) EMC
10 133 (5.12%) Google
11 106 (4.08%) Oracle
12 105 (4.04%) ServiceNow
13 101 (3.89%) NetApp
14 86 (3.31%) Aruba
15 85 (3.27%) IBM
16 72 (2.77%) Okta
17 71 (2.73%) SolarWinds
18 64 (2.47%) Juniper
19 62 (2.39%) Fortinet
20 60 (2.31%) Sophos