Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 94 102
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8 -19
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3,451 4,580 5,317
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.16% 3.31% 3.20%
As % of the System Software category 18.41% 20.40% 23.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,895 3,936 4,477
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 18,749 22,453 22,678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.18% 16.22% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15,337 18,272 18,661
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +10.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 30 March 2020.

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 30 March 2020. 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 -9 1,198 £52,500 -4.55% 134
South East -5 691 £45,000 - 128
Midlands +20 503 £40,000 -7.51% 71
North of England -11 471 £41,000 +9.33% 130
West Midlands +18 376 £40,000 -11.11% 47
South West +35 365 £42,500 +2.41% 83
North West -4 263 £42,500 +6.25% 69
East of England -18 237 £40,000 -11.11% 60
Yorkshire -24 180 £41,000 +12.33% 40
East Midlands +5 125 £40,000 +3.90% 23
North East +4 28 £37,000 +5.71% 21
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2020, 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 3,451 (100.00%) VMware
2 2,458 (71.23%) Windows
3 1,831 (53.06%) Microsoft
4 1,779 (51.55%) Active Directory
5 1,519 (44.02%) Windows Server
6 1,375 (39.84%) Office 365
7 1,356 (39.29%) Azure
8 1,147 (33.24%) Hyper-V
9 983 (28.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 976 (28.28%) Cisco
11 895 (25.93%) Firewall
12 798 (23.12%) Linux
13 789 (22.86%) Citrix
14 758 (21.96%) AWS
15 727 (21.07%) PowerShell
15 727 (21.07%) DNS
16 658 (19.07%) ITIL
17 604 (17.50%) MS Exchange
18 603 (17.47%) Data Centre
19 567 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
20 540 (15.65%) WAN
21 539 (15.62%) DHCP
22 537 (15.56%) SAN
23 525 (15.21%) Windows 10
24 510 (14.78%) LAN
25 504 (14.60%) Problem-Solving
26 503 (14.58%) SQL
27 493 (14.29%) SQL Server
28 475 (13.76%) Windows Server 2016
29 468 (13.56%) SCCM

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
1 604 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 265 (7.68%) SharePoint
3 211 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 191 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 141 (4.09%) IIS
6 133 (3.85%) Skype for Business
7 54 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 54 (1.56%) Tomcat
8 43 (1.25%) Apache
9 40 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 29 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
11 24 (0.70%) Confluence
12 18 (0.52%) JBoss
13 17 (0.49%) nginx
13 17 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 17 (0.49%) WebSphere
14 14 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
14 14 (0.41%) Drupal
15 9 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
16 8 (0.23%) Anypoint
Applications
1 346 (10.03%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (1.19%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.43%) AutoCAD
6 8 (0.23%) Gliffy
7 7 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.029%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.029%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.029%) InDesign
9 1 (0.029%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.17%) Elite 3E
4 4 (0.12%) assyst
4 4 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.087%) Exchequer
5 3 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.058%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.058%) Sage 200
6 2 (0.058%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.058%) Shopify
7 1 (0.029%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.029%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.029%) Faxination
7 1 (0.029%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.029%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.029%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,375 (39.84%) Office 365
2 1,356 (39.29%) Azure
3 758 (21.96%) AWS
4 215 (6.23%) IaaS
5 185 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 176 (5.10%) PaaS
7 145 (4.20%) SaaS
8 103 (2.98%) GCP
9 62 (1.80%) Mimecast
10 55 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
11 46 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
12 43 (1.25%) OneDrive
13 35 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
14 31 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 30 (0.87%) OpenShift
16 29 (0.84%) Amazon S3
17 25 (0.72%) Datadog
18 24 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 22 (0.64%) Slack
20 21 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 895 (25.93%) Firewall
2 727 (21.07%) DNS
3 540 (15.65%) WAN
4 539 (15.62%) DHCP
5 537 (15.56%) SAN
6 510 (14.78%) LAN
7 415 (12.03%) TCP/IP
8 351 (10.17%) VPN
9 233 (6.75%) Wireless
10 227 (6.58%) VLAN
11 225 (6.52%) VoIP
12 144 (4.17%) NAS
13 132 (3.82%) NetScaler
14 123 (3.56%) Internet
15 120 (3.48%) Network Security
16 117 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
17 116 (3.36%) Skype
18 111 (3.22%) BGP
19 94 (2.72%) iSCSI
20 80 (2.32%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 493 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 87 (2.52%) MySQL
3 81 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 65 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
5 61 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
5 61 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 60 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
7 47 (1.36%) Big Data
8 43 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 34 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
10 29 (0.84%) RDBMS
10 29 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 29 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 24 (0.70%) Oracle Database
12 23 (0.67%) SQL Server 2017
13 22 (0.64%) MariaDB
14 20 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
15 19 (0.55%) NoSQL
15 19 (0.55%) Power BI
16 18 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 123 (3.56%) Jenkins
2 115 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 68 (1.97%) JIRA
4 34 (0.99%) TeamCity
5 30 (0.87%) Bitbucket
6 29 (0.84%) Visual Studio
7 27 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 22 (0.64%) Selenium
8 22 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (0.64%) Vagrant
8 22 (0.64%) Visual Studio Team System
9 18 (0.52%) Maven
10 16 (0.46%) DbUnit
10 16 (0.46%) jMock
10 16 (0.46%) JUnit
10 16 (0.46%) Mockito
11 15 (0.43%) SonarQube
11 15 (0.43%) Subversion
12 13 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 433 (12.55%) Finance
2 148 (4.29%) Retail
3 136 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 114 (3.30%) Public Sector
5 72 (2.09%) Legal
6 70 (2.03%) Banking
7 55 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 50 (1.45%) Marketing
9 48 (1.39%) Law
10 44 (1.27%) Aerospace
11 32 (0.93%) Advertising
12 31 (0.90%) Military
13 28 (0.81%) Back Office
14 25 (0.72%) Local Government
15 20 (0.58%) Automotive
15 20 (0.58%) Electronics
15 20 (0.58%) Games
16 18 (0.52%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.43%) Publishing
18 10 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 778 (22.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 435 (12.61%) Support Engineer
3 350 (10.14%) IT Engineer
4 331 (9.59%) Analyst
5 308 (8.92%) IT Support
6 260 (7.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 223 (6.46%) Administrator
8 205 (5.94%) Architect
9 203 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 194 (5.62%) Network Engineer
11 192 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
12 186 (5.39%) Systems Administrator
13 170 (4.93%) Consultant
14 160 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
15 154 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
16 148 (4.29%) Support Analyst
17 137 (3.97%) VMware Engineer
18 130 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
19 129 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 118 (3.42%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (2.90%) Web Services
2 56 (1.62%) LDAP
3 37 (1.07%) .NET
4 34 (0.99%) REST
5 31 (0.90%) LAMP
6 30 (0.87%) SOAP
7 28 (0.81%) Middleware
8 25 (0.72%) XML
9 24 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
10 19 (0.55%) JSON
10 19 (0.55%) RESTful
10 19 (0.55%) Spring
11 16 (0.46%) J2EE
11 16 (0.46%) PowerMock
12 15 (0.43%) Sensu
12 15 (0.43%) YAML
13 14 (0.41%) Apache Camel
14 13 (0.38%) SAML
15 12 (0.35%) HTML
15 12 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 603 (17.47%) Data Centre
2 268 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
3 204 (5.91%) Management Information System
4 133 (3.85%) Public Cloud
5 126 (3.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 116 (3.36%) Self-Motivation
7 113 (3.27%) Driving Licence
8 102 (2.96%) Private Cloud
9 94 (2.72%) Clustering
10 83 (2.41%) Replication
11 78 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
12 63 (1.83%) User Experience
13 62 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
14 36 (1.04%) CCTV
15 32 (0.93%) Client/Server
15 32 (0.93%) iPhone
16 31 (0.90%) EMC VNX
17 30 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
18 28 (0.81%) Hedge funds
19 27 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2,458 (71.23%) Windows
2 1,519 (44.02%) Windows Server
3 798 (23.12%) Linux
4 567 (16.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 525 (15.21%) Windows 10
6 475 (13.76%) Windows Server 2016
7 343 (9.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 292 (8.46%) Windows 7
9 157 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 132 (3.82%) Windows 8
11 122 (3.54%) Windows Server 2019
12 116 (3.36%) CentOS
13 112 (3.25%) Unix
14 100 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
15 72 (2.09%) Ubuntu
16 44 (1.27%) Android
17 42 (1.22%) Mac OS
18 39 (1.13%) Apple iOS
19 34 (0.99%) Windows XP
20 31 (0.90%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 983 (28.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 658 (19.07%) ITIL
3 504 (14.60%) Problem-Solving
4 357 (10.34%) Migration
5 319 (9.24%) DevOps
6 306 (8.87%) Agile Software Development
7 298 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 211 (6.11%) Mentoring
9 200 (5.80%) Change Management
10 184 (5.33%) Project Management
10 184 (5.33%) Service Delivery
11 182 (5.27%) Configuration Management
12 170 (4.93%) Project Delivery
13 162 (4.69%) Service Management
14 150 (4.35%) Presales
15 141 (4.09%) Information Security
16 137 (3.97%) High Availability
17 135 (3.91%) Cybersecurity
18 130 (3.77%) Computer Science
19 118 (3.42%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 727 (21.07%) PowerShell
2 503 (14.58%) SQL
3 324 (9.39%) Python
4 219 (6.35%) Bash Shell
5 94 (2.72%) Shell Script
6 81 (2.35%) C
7 60 (1.74%) VBScript
8 59 (1.71%) Java
9 55 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 55 (1.59%) Perl
10 49 (1.42%) C#
11 45 (1.30%) PHP
12 33 (0.96%) Ruby
13 27 (0.78%) C++
14 25 (0.72%) Go
15 17 (0.49%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.43%) VB
17 14 (0.41%) Groovy
18 11 (0.32%) Ada
19 10 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 415 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 342 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
3 339 (9.82%) Degree
4 309 (8.95%) MCSE
5 263 (7.62%) Security Cleared
6 247 (7.16%) CCNA
7 223 (6.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 209 (6.06%) MCSA
9 157 (4.55%) CCNP
10 144 (4.17%) SC Cleared
11 128 (3.71%) DV Cleared
12 103 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
13 87 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
14 70 (2.03%) MCP
15 61 (1.77%) CCIE
16 57 (1.65%) MCITP
17 44 (1.27%) CISSP
18 30 (0.87%) AWS Certification
18 30 (0.87%) CCDP
19 28 (0.81%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (8.06%) SLA
2 149 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 83 (2.41%) GDPR
4 38 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 37 (1.07%) PCI DSS
6 30 (0.87%) QA
7 28 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
8 24 (0.70%) NIST
9 18 (0.52%) BS25999
9 18 (0.52%) ISO 9001
10 12 (0.35%) PMO
11 11 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 11 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.26%) COBIT
12 9 (0.26%) ISO 22301
13 4 (0.12%) GPG13
13 4 (0.12%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.087%) NCSC
15 2 (0.058%) AICPA
15 2 (0.058%) GxP
System Software
1 1,779 (51.55%) Active Directory
2 1,147 (33.24%) Hyper-V
3 439 (12.72%) vSphere
4 380 (11.01%) VMware ESXi
5 347 (10.06%) XenApp
6 221 (6.40%) Docker
7 203 (5.88%) XenDesktop
8 183 (5.30%) Virtual Machines
9 147 (4.26%) Virtual Servers
10 102 (2.96%) VMware NSX
11 78 (2.26%) VirtualBox
12 68 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
13 56 (1.62%) NFS
14 51 (1.48%) VMware Workstation
15 49 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
16 47 (1.36%) Xen
17 43 (1.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 39 (1.13%) Firmware
19 37 (1.07%) VMware Server
20 35 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 468 (13.56%) SCCM
2 283 (8.20%) Ansible
3 226 (6.55%) Puppet
4 188 (5.45%) vCenter Server
5 185 (5.36%) SCOM
6 184 (5.33%) Terraform
7 158 (4.58%) WSUS
8 153 (4.43%) Kubernetes
9 95 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
10 94 (2.72%) Microsoft Intune
11 82 (2.38%) Nagios
12 73 (2.12%) Backup Exec
13 60 (1.74%) vRealize
14 43 (1.25%) Cisco Prime
14 43 (1.25%) NetBackup
15 42 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
15 42 (1.22%) Grafana
16 37 (1.07%) Packer
16 37 (1.07%) ZABBIX
17 36 (1.04%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3,451 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,831 (53.06%) Microsoft
3 976 (28.28%) Cisco
4 789 (22.86%) Citrix
5 384 (11.13%) HP
6 300 (8.69%) Veeam
7 298 (8.64%) NetApp
8 224 (6.49%) Dell
9 188 (5.45%) Red Hat
10 185 (5.36%) SolarWinds
11 181 (5.24%) EMC
12 150 (4.35%) Juniper
13 133 (3.85%) Oracle
14 116 (3.36%) Symantec
15 109 (3.16%) Google
16 105 (3.04%) McAfee
17 95 (2.75%) Meraki
18 77 (2.23%) Sophos
19 75 (2.17%) CheckPoint
19 75 (2.17%) Palo Alto