Period
to 28 November 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 28 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 94 97
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1,599 4,035 4,832
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.18% 3.23% 3.21%
As % of the System Software category 16.83% 18.57% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,445 3,446 4,171
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,248 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%

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 9,500 21,733 23,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.90% 17.37% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8,167 17,982 19,068
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,870 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +2 498 £60,000 +20.00% 71
South East +8 366 £48,500 +14.12% 87
North of England +16 286 £41,000 +9.33% 106
Midlands -18 181 £40,000 +4.58% 57
South West -1 179 £40,000 -5.33% 48
North West +39 167 £42,500 +11.84% 58
West Midlands -16 127 £40,000 +1.27% 41
Yorkshire -2 95 £33,500 -10.67% 33
East of England 0 73 £45,000 +13.92% 23
East Midlands -5 53 £34,000 -9.33% 16
North East +16 24 £42,500 +21.43% 15
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 1,599 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,068 (66.79%) Windows
3 832 (52.03%) Microsoft
4 773 (48.34%) Active Directory
5 750 (46.90%) Azure
6 691 (43.21%) Windows Server
7 546 (34.15%) Office 365
8 497 (31.08%) Hyper-V
9 448 (28.02%) Cisco
10 435 (27.20%) Linux
11 427 (26.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 398 (24.89%) PowerShell
13 392 (24.52%) DNS
14 375 (23.45%) Firewall
15 344 (21.51%) AWS
16 339 (21.20%) ITIL
17 336 (21.01%) Citrix
18 285 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
19 283 (17.70%) DHCP
20 237 (14.82%) Windows Server 2016
21 234 (14.63%) vSphere
22 231 (14.45%) Data Centre
23 228 (14.26%) WAN
24 226 (14.13%) SQL
25 223 (13.95%) Security Cleared
26 222 (13.88%) SCCM
27 221 (13.82%) SAN
28 219 (13.70%) TCP/IP
29 218 (13.63%) SQL Server
30 212 (13.26%) Windows 10

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
1 205 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 157 (9.82%) SharePoint
3 76 (4.75%) IIS
4 64 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 53 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (2.69%) Skype for Business
7 39 (2.44%) Confluence
8 20 (1.25%) Apache
8 20 (1.25%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (0.75%) CMS
11 11 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (0.63%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.38%) nginx
15 5 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
15 5 (0.31%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.19%) Jupyter
16 3 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 127 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (0.94%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.38%) Workfront
2 5 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.31%) Maximo
2 5 (0.31%) TRIRIGA
3 4 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.063%) BASE24
5 1 (0.063%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.063%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.063%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 750 (46.90%) Azure
2 546 (34.15%) Office 365
3 344 (21.51%) AWS
4 131 (8.19%) IaaS
5 108 (6.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 108 (6.75%) PaaS
6 85 (5.32%) SaaS
7 55 (3.44%) GCP
8 51 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
9 38 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
10 34 (2.13%) OneDrive
11 32 (2.00%) Mimecast
12 21 (1.31%) Amazon S3
13 20 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 17 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
15 16 (1.00%) GitHub
16 14 (0.88%) Power Platform
16 14 (0.88%) Route 53
17 13 (0.81%) BPaaS
18 11 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 392 (24.52%) DNS
2 375 (23.45%) Firewall
3 283 (17.70%) DHCP
4 228 (14.26%) WAN
5 221 (13.82%) SAN
6 219 (13.70%) TCP/IP
7 205 (12.82%) LAN
8 154 (9.63%) VPN
9 119 (7.44%) VoIP
10 110 (6.88%) VLAN
11 82 (5.13%) Wireless
12 78 (4.88%) Network Security
13 60 (3.75%) Skype
14 53 (3.31%) Internet
15 50 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
16 49 (3.06%) NetScaler
17 45 (2.81%) NAS
17 45 (2.81%) VSAN
18 44 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
19 43 (2.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (13.63%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
3 30 (1.88%) MongoDB
3 30 (1.88%) MySQL
4 27 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
5 22 (1.38%) Big Data
6 16 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 15 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
8 14 (0.88%) Oracle Database
9 13 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (0.69%) Power BI
10 11 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
11 10 (0.63%) CouchDB
12 6 (0.38%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (0.31%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 103 (6.44%) Git (software)
2 100 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 38 (2.38%) JIRA
4 22 (1.38%) Artifactory
4 22 (1.38%) Maven
5 21 (1.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (1.13%) Visual Studio Team System
8 16 (1.00%) Gerrit
8 16 (1.00%) GitLab
9 15 (0.94%) Bitbucket
9 15 (0.94%) SonarQube
10 14 (0.88%) DbUnit
10 14 (0.88%) jMock
10 14 (0.88%) JUnit
10 14 (0.88%) Mockito
11 12 (0.75%) Visual Studio
12 11 (0.69%) Subversion
13 9 (0.56%) Vagrant
14 8 (0.50%) Selenium
General
1 163 (10.19%) Finance
2 78 (4.88%) Telecoms
3 58 (3.63%) Banking
4 54 (3.38%) Public Sector
5 27 (1.69%) Military
6 23 (1.44%) Retail
7 19 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.13%) Law
8 18 (1.13%) Legal
8 18 (1.13%) Marketing
9 16 (1.00%) Advertising
10 11 (0.69%) French Language
11 9 (0.56%) Police
12 8 (0.50%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.44%) Games
13 7 (0.44%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.31%) Local Government
15 4 (0.25%) Housing Association
16 3 (0.19%) Back Office
16 3 (0.19%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 342 (21.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 186 (11.63%) Support Engineer
3 150 (9.38%) IT Engineer
4 143 (8.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 106 (6.63%) VMware Engineer
6 102 (6.38%) Analyst
7 97 (6.07%) Network Engineer
8 90 (5.63%) Architect
8 90 (5.63%) Consultant
9 82 (5.13%) IT Support
9 82 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
10 76 (4.75%) 3rd Line Support
10 76 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
11 73 (4.57%) Windows Engineer
12 72 (4.50%) Administrator
13 71 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 70 (4.38%) Server Engineer
15 60 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 60 (3.75%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
16 52 (3.25%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (3.19%) LDAP
2 44 (2.75%) Web Services
3 32 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
3 32 (2.00%) XML
4 26 (1.63%) XMPP
5 23 (1.44%) RESTful
6 22 (1.38%) REST
7 21 (1.31%) JSON
8 20 (1.25%) YAML
9 18 (1.13%) Spring
10 16 (1.00%) .NET
11 15 (0.94%) SOAP
12 14 (0.88%) Apache Camel
12 14 (0.88%) J2EE
12 14 (0.88%) PowerMock
13 9 (0.56%) WebRTC
13 9 (0.56%) X-Windows
14 8 (0.50%) HTML
15 7 (0.44%) LAMP
15 7 (0.44%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 231 (14.45%) Data Centre
2 127 (7.94%) Public Cloud
3 107 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 62 (3.88%) Private Cloud
6 58 (3.63%) Hybrid Cloud
7 50 (3.13%) Replication
8 47 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
9 38 (2.38%) Clustering
10 30 (1.88%) Fat Client
10 30 (1.88%) Thin Client
11 29 (1.81%) Driving Licence
12 25 (1.56%) Client/Server
12 25 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
13 23 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
14 21 (1.31%) PKI
15 18 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
16 16 (1.00%) Reinsurance
17 14 (0.88%) User Experience
18 13 (0.81%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,068 (66.79%) Windows
2 691 (43.21%) Windows Server
3 435 (27.20%) Linux
4 285 (17.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 237 (14.82%) Windows Server 2016
6 212 (13.26%) Windows 10
7 167 (10.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 121 (7.57%) Windows Server 2019
9 106 (6.63%) Windows 7
10 84 (5.25%) CentOS
11 80 (5.00%) Unix
12 66 (4.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 34 (2.13%) Ubuntu
14 28 (1.75%) Android
14 28 (1.75%) Debian
15 27 (1.69%) Windows 8
16 26 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
17 16 (1.00%) Solaris
18 12 (0.75%) Apple iOS
19 10 (0.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (26.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 339 (21.20%) ITIL
3 203 (12.70%) DevOps
4 196 (12.26%) Problem-Solving
5 158 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
6 133 (8.32%) Migration
7 114 (7.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 96 (6.00%) Service Management
9 93 (5.82%) Configuration Management
10 90 (5.63%) High Availability
11 86 (5.38%) Mentoring
12 81 (5.07%) Infrastructure as Code
13 79 (4.94%) Project Delivery
14 75 (4.69%) Presales
15 74 (4.63%) Project Management
16 69 (4.32%) Virtual Environments
17 68 (4.25%) ITSM
18 66 (4.13%) Scrum
19 60 (3.75%) IT Strategy
20 58 (3.63%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 398 (24.89%) PowerShell
2 226 (14.13%) SQL
3 158 (9.88%) Python
4 131 (8.19%) Bash Shell
5 82 (5.13%) Java
6 56 (3.50%) Shell Script
7 52 (3.25%) Perl
8 39 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 36 (2.25%) C
9 36 (2.25%) Ruby
10 24 (1.50%) PHP
11 23 (1.44%) C++
12 20 (1.25%) Groovy
13 19 (1.19%) C#
13 19 (1.19%) T-SQL
14 15 (0.94%) PL/SQL
14 15 (0.94%) VBScript
15 14 (0.88%) VB
16 4 (0.25%) Go
16 4 (0.25%) Jython
Qualifications
1 223 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 187 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 167 (10.44%) SC Cleared
4 158 (9.88%) Cisco Certification
5 134 (8.38%) Degree
5 134 (8.38%) MCSE
6 131 (8.19%) CCNA
7 104 (6.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 95 (5.94%) MCSA
9 67 (4.19%) CCNP
10 61 (3.81%) DV Cleared
11 50 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
12 28 (1.75%) MCP
13 25 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
14 18 (1.13%) MCITP
15 17 (1.06%) CISSP
15 17 (1.06%) JNCIS
16 14 (0.88%) RHCE
17 13 (0.81%) DBS Check
18 12 (0.75%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (9.19%) SLA
2 36 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.50%) GDPR
4 19 (1.19%) QA
5 11 (0.69%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (0.38%) COBIT
8 5 (0.31%) ISO 9000
8 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.19%) BS25999
10 2 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.13%) PMO
11 1 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.063%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.063%) NIST
System Software
1 773 (48.34%) Active Directory
2 497 (31.08%) Hyper-V
3 234 (14.63%) vSphere
4 170 (10.63%) VMware ESXi
5 113 (7.07%) Docker
6 99 (6.19%) XenApp
7 75 (4.69%) Virtual Servers
8 62 (3.88%) VMware NSX
9 57 (3.56%) Virtual Machines
10 47 (2.94%) XenDesktop
11 40 (2.50%) VMware Server
12 37 (2.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 35 (2.19%) KVM
14 34 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
15 31 (1.94%) Xen
16 20 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
17 19 (1.19%) Firmware
18 17 (1.06%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 16 (1.00%) vCloud
20 14 (0.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 222 (13.88%) SCCM
2 186 (11.63%) Ansible
3 118 (7.38%) Terraform
4 107 (6.69%) Puppet
5 99 (6.19%) Microsoft Intune
6 83 (5.19%) Kubernetes
7 76 (4.75%) SCOM
8 70 (4.38%) WSUS
9 61 (3.81%) vCenter Server
10 50 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
11 44 (2.75%) Nagios
12 34 (2.13%) Backup Exec
13 33 (2.06%) SCVMM
14 32 (2.00%) ZABBIX
15 31 (1.94%) NetBackup
16 26 (1.63%) vRealize
17 20 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
18 18 (1.13%) Single Sign-On
19 17 (1.06%) Packer
20 15 (0.94%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 1,599 (100.00%) VMware
2 832 (52.03%) Microsoft
3 448 (28.02%) Cisco
4 336 (21.01%) Citrix
5 176 (11.01%) HP
6 169 (10.57%) Veeam
7 137 (8.57%) NetApp
8 132 (8.26%) Dell
9 105 (6.57%) EMC
10 94 (5.88%) Red Hat
11 89 (5.57%) SolarWinds
12 75 (4.69%) Oracle
13 69 (4.32%) Juniper
14 59 (3.69%) Sophos
15 53 (3.31%) IBM
16 48 (3.00%) Google
17 47 (2.94%) ServiceNow
18 39 (2.44%) Meraki
19 38 (2.38%) Palo Alto
20 37 (2.31%) Symantec