Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 100 92
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 -17
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4,514 5,074 5,471
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.34% 3.10% 3.28%
As % of the System Software category 19.40% 21.36% 25.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,785 4,114 4,721
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -1.16%

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 23,272 23,751 21,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.23% 14.53% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 19,162 19,301 17,900
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +10.47% +1.18%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in England

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in England.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in England

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in England over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 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
London -19 1,352 £52,500 - 193
South East +10 1,063 £45,000 +5.88% 193
North of England +7 707 £35,000 -12.50% 199
Midlands +14 546 £40,475 +1.19% 128
South West +10 457 £40,000 -2.44% 113
West Midlands +7 401 £42,000 +5.00% 83
East of England +45 358 £42,500 -5.56% 69
Yorkshire +7 348 £32,500 -18.75% 73
North West -8 323 £38,000 -2.56% 104
East Midlands +4 145 £38,500 +2.67% 45
North East +34 40 £37,750 -10.12% 22
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 England region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 4,514 (100.00%) VMware
2 3,029 (67.10%) Windows
3 2,434 (53.92%) Active Directory
4 2,431 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 1,912 (42.36%) Windows Server
6 1,649 (36.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 1,638 (36.29%) Hyper-V
8 1,503 (33.30%) Office 365
9 1,320 (29.24%) Cisco
10 1,239 (27.45%) Citrix
11 1,228 (27.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 1,201 (26.61%) Linux
13 1,199 (26.56%) Firewall
14 1,087 (24.08%) ITIL
15 1,060 (23.48%) DNS
16 1,054 (23.35%) Amazon AWS
17 942 (20.87%) PowerShell
18 938 (20.78%) Data Centre
19 913 (20.23%) Windows Server 2012
20 865 (19.16%) DHCP
21 841 (18.63%) SQL
22 773 (17.12%) MS Exchange
23 739 (16.37%) WAN
24 731 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
25 720 (15.95%) SQL Server
26 709 (15.71%) SAN
27 701 (15.53%) SCCM
28 690 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
29 658 (14.58%) LAN
30 630 (13.96%) Problem-Solving

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
1 773 (17.12%) MS Exchange
2 486 (10.77%) SharePoint
3 253 (5.60%) IIS
4 247 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 229 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2013
6 206 (4.56%) Skype for Business
7 138 (3.06%) Apache
8 89 (1.97%) Tomcat
9 80 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
10 74 (1.64%) Confluence
11 70 (1.55%) OpenStack
12 58 (1.28%) nginx
13 43 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
14 36 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
15 33 (0.73%) JBoss
16 26 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
17 22 (0.49%) WebSphere
18 21 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
19 20 (0.44%) IBM Notes
19 20 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 468 (10.37%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
3 37 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (0.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 23 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.089%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.066%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.044%) iWork
8 2 (0.044%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.044%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.022%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.022%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.022%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.022%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 23 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
2 7 (0.16%) Workfront
3 6 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.11%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.089%) Cisco SocialMiner
5 4 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.089%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.089%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.089%) Infor SunSystems
5 4 (0.089%) Line 50
5 4 (0.089%) Line 500
6 3 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.044%) CA PPM
7 2 (0.044%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (0.044%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.044%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.022%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,649 (36.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,503 (33.30%) Office 365
3 1,054 (23.35%) Amazon AWS
4 291 (6.45%) IaaS
5 183 (4.05%) SaaS
6 182 (4.03%) PaaS
7 173 (3.83%) Azure Active Directory
8 158 (3.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 108 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
10 90 (1.99%) OneDrive
11 59 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
12 55 (1.22%) GitHub
13 53 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
14 49 (1.09%) Azure Stack
15 48 (1.06%) Amazon S3
16 43 (0.95%) Mimecast
17 34 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 24 (0.53%) G Suite
18 24 (0.53%) OpenShift
19 23 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,199 (26.56%) Firewall
2 1,060 (23.48%) DNS
3 865 (19.16%) DHCP
4 739 (16.37%) WAN
5 709 (15.71%) SAN
6 658 (14.58%) LAN
7 605 (13.40%) TCP/IP
8 388 (8.60%) VPN
9 345 (7.64%) VoIP
10 343 (7.60%) Wireless
11 292 (6.47%) VLAN
12 235 (5.21%) Network Security
13 233 (5.16%) Skype
14 176 (3.90%) Internet
15 165 (3.66%) NAS
16 141 (3.12%) NetScaler
17 132 (2.92%) MPLS
18 128 (2.84%) Broadband
19 127 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
20 124 (2.75%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 720 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 162 (3.59%) MySQL
3 96 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 77 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 64 (1.42%) Azure SQL Database
6 61 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 59 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 59 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 53 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 51 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 50 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
11 45 (1.00%) Amazon RDS
11 45 (1.00%) NoSQL
12 41 (0.91%) MongoDB
13 38 (0.84%) Oracle Database
14 35 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
14 35 (0.78%) DB2
15 30 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
16 26 (0.58%) Big Data
17 25 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 182 (4.03%) Jenkins
2 156 (3.46%) Git (software)
3 120 (2.66%) JIRA
4 78 (1.73%) Visual Studio
5 73 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
6 58 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 45 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 43 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
9 42 (0.93%) Maven
10 39 (0.86%) TestRail
10 39 (0.86%) Zephyr
11 37 (0.82%) MSI
12 35 (0.78%) TeamCity
13 30 (0.66%) Selenium
14 28 (0.62%) Mercurial
15 27 (0.60%) GitLab
16 25 (0.55%) Vagrant
17 24 (0.53%) JUnit
18 23 (0.51%) SonarQube
19 21 (0.47%) DbUnit
General
1 620 (13.74%) Finance
2 172 (3.81%) Retail
3 133 (2.95%) Telecoms
4 129 (2.86%) Banking
5 77 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 63 (1.40%) Law
7 60 (1.33%) Legal
8 59 (1.31%) Marketing
9 39 (0.86%) Advertising
10 36 (0.80%) Aerospace
11 34 (0.75%) Back Office
12 32 (0.71%) Games
13 31 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 28 (0.62%) Military
15 27 (0.60%) Electronics
16 23 (0.51%) German Language
17 22 (0.49%) Publishing
18 21 (0.47%) Italian Language
19 16 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
20 11 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,025 (22.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 511 (11.32%) Analyst
3 442 (9.79%) Support Engineer
4 384 (8.51%) Architect
5 344 (7.62%) IT Engineer
6 300 (6.65%) Systems Engineer
7 261 (5.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 254 (5.63%) Support Analyst
9 252 (5.58%) Consultant
10 237 (5.25%) Administrator
11 231 (5.12%) Cloud Engineer
12 229 (5.07%) IT Support
13 218 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
14 201 (4.45%) VMware Engineer
15 199 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
16 189 (4.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 184 (4.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 180 (3.99%) Windows Engineer
19 165 (3.66%) Network Engineer
20 155 (3.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (4.45%) Web Services
2 99 (2.19%) .NET
3 75 (1.66%) JSON
4 59 (1.31%) LAMP
5 54 (1.20%) LDAP
6 49 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
7 40 (0.89%) HTML
8 37 (0.82%) Middleware
9 35 (0.78%) XML
10 33 (0.73%) SOAP
11 30 (0.66%) REST
12 29 (0.64%) RESTful
13 25 (0.55%) J2EE
14 24 (0.53%) Apache Camel
15 23 (0.51%) Spring
16 22 (0.49%) CSS
16 22 (0.49%) Software Packaging
17 21 (0.47%) HTML5
17 21 (0.47%) PowerMock
17 21 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 938 (20.78%) Data Centre
2 343 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
3 281 (6.23%) Self-Motivation
4 222 (4.92%) Public Cloud
5 190 (4.21%) Replication
6 182 (4.03%) Hybrid Cloud
7 168 (3.72%) Management Information System
8 146 (3.23%) Clustering
9 85 (1.88%) Private Cloud
10 79 (1.75%) Driving Licence
11 78 (1.73%) Video Conferencing
12 77 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
13 63 (1.40%) CMDB
14 58 (1.28%) Hedge funds
15 57 (1.26%) PKI
16 56 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
17 52 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
17 52 (1.15%) Fat Client
17 52 (1.15%) Thin Client
18 47 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3,029 (67.10%) Windows
2 1,912 (42.36%) Windows Server
3 1,201 (26.61%) Linux
4 913 (20.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 690 (15.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 597 (13.23%) Windows 10
7 420 (9.30%) Windows 7
8 232 (5.14%) Unix
9 193 (4.28%) Windows 8
10 192 (4.25%) CentOS
11 186 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 146 (3.23%) Ubuntu
13 145 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 86 (1.91%) Mac OS
15 83 (1.84%) Debian
16 80 (1.77%) Apple iOS
17 63 (1.40%) Windows XP
18 59 (1.31%) Android
19 33 (0.73%) Solaris
20 26 (0.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,228 (27.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,087 (24.08%) ITIL
3 630 (13.96%) Problem-Solving
4 452 (10.01%) Migration
5 435 (9.64%) DevOps
6 415 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
7 368 (8.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 311 (6.89%) Project Management
9 295 (6.54%) Presales
10 284 (6.29%) Configuration Management
11 257 (5.69%) Service Delivery
12 250 (5.54%) Service Management
13 217 (4.81%) High Availability
14 213 (4.72%) Mentoring
15 187 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
16 185 (4.10%) Change Management
17 182 (4.03%) Business Continuity
17 182 (4.03%) Cybersecurity
18 181 (4.01%) PRINCE2
19 173 (3.83%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 942 (20.87%) PowerShell
2 841 (18.63%) SQL
3 445 (9.86%) Python
4 289 (6.40%) Bash Shell
5 128 (2.84%) Perl
6 119 (2.64%) Java
7 108 (2.39%) JavaScript
8 105 (2.33%) Ruby
9 86 (1.91%) PHP
10 84 (1.86%) C#
11 76 (1.68%) C
12 67 (1.48%) Shell Script
13 42 (0.93%) T-SQL
14 36 (0.80%) VBScript
15 31 (0.69%) Go
16 29 (0.64%) VB
17 28 (0.62%) C++
18 12 (0.27%) PHP 5
18 12 (0.27%) PHP 7
18 12 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 731 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 572 (12.67%) Cisco Certification
3 527 (11.67%) MCSE
4 455 (10.08%) CCNA
5 435 (9.64%) Degree
6 428 (9.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 347 (7.69%) Security Cleared
8 284 (6.29%) MCSA
9 198 (4.39%) MCITP
10 159 (3.52%) CCNP
11 152 (3.37%) SC Cleared
12 148 (3.28%) MCP
13 142 (3.15%) Computer Science Degree
14 119 (2.64%) DV Cleared
15 104 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
16 92 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
17 65 (1.44%) CCIE
18 61 (1.35%) CCA
19 59 (1.31%) AWS Certification
20 58 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 371 (8.22%) SLA
2 242 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 80 (1.77%) GDPR
3 80 (1.77%) ISO 9001
4 63 (1.40%) PCI DSS
5 55 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 47 (1.04%) QA
7 36 (0.80%) COBIT
8 32 (0.71%) PMO
9 15 (0.33%) HL7
10 13 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 13 (0.29%) NIST
11 11 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 5 (0.11%) COSO
13 5 (0.11%) GPG13
13 5 (0.11%) RMADS
14 4 (0.089%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 4 (0.089%) Data Quality
14 4 (0.089%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2,434 (53.92%) Active Directory
2 1,638 (36.29%) Hyper-V
3 520 (11.52%) vSphere
4 463 (10.26%) VMware ESXi
5 418 (9.26%) XenApp
6 291 (6.45%) XenDesktop
7 246 (5.45%) Virtual Machines
8 239 (5.29%) Docker
9 190 (4.21%) Virtual Servers
10 140 (3.10%) VMware NSX
11 134 (2.97%) Microsoft App-V
12 99 (2.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 96 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
14 78 (1.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 77 (1.71%) VirtualBox
16 74 (1.64%) NFS
17 63 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
18 57 (1.26%) Terminal Services
19 55 (1.22%) Xen
20 54 (1.20%) KVM
Systems Management
1 701 (15.53%) SCCM
2 337 (7.47%) Ansible
3 334 (7.40%) Puppet
4 247 (5.47%) SCOM
5 211 (4.67%) vCenter Server
6 167 (3.70%) Terraform
7 163 (3.61%) Kubernetes
7 163 (3.61%) WSUS
8 162 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
9 107 (2.37%) Backup Exec
9 107 (2.37%) Nagios
10 105 (2.33%) vRealize
11 82 (1.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 82 (1.82%) SCOrch
12 75 (1.66%) SCVMM
13 62 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
14 51 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
15 49 (1.09%) NetBackup
16 46 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
17 39 (0.86%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4,514 (100.00%) VMware
2 2,431 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 1,320 (29.24%) Cisco
4 1,239 (27.45%) Citrix
5 527 (11.67%) HP
6 461 (10.21%) NetApp
7 439 (9.73%) Dell
8 385 (8.53%) Veeam
9 276 (6.11%) EMC
10 237 (5.25%) Meraki
11 226 (5.01%) Red Hat
12 176 (3.90%) Aruba
13 173 (3.83%) Oracle
14 152 (3.37%) IBM
15 150 (3.32%) Google
16 148 (3.28%) Symantec
17 139 (3.08%) SolarWinds
18 137 (3.04%) Juniper
19 114 (2.53%) Polycom
20 106 (2.35%) F5