Period
to 10 May 2021

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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 110 95 93
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 +12
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2,345 2,958 4,609
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.01% 3.21% 3.39%
As % of the System Software category 15.73% 18.40% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,790 2,383 3,870
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £34,169 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.69%

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 14,905 16,072 22,611
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 19.12% 17.43% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 11,894 13,319 18,616
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £25,938
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 10 May 2021.

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 10 May 2021. 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 -37 647 £60,000 +11.11% 120
South East +25 513 £45,000 - 99
North of England -2 398 £42,250 -0.59% 113
Midlands -23 319 £41,697 +4.24% 79
South West -1 310 £42,500 +1.19% 35
West Midlands -24 221 £40,000 - 35
North West -2 197 £42,500 -10.53% 68
Yorkshire -9 148 £37,500 -6.25% 30
East of England -3 136 £51,000 +27.50% 26
East Midlands +15 96 £42,500 +3.03% 44
North East +26 55 £38,500 +5.48% 15
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 10 May 2021, 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 2,345 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,578 (67.29%) Windows
3 1,392 (59.36%) Microsoft
4 1,263 (53.86%) Azure
5 1,183 (50.45%) Active Directory
6 1,035 (44.14%) Windows Server
7 962 (41.02%) Microsoft 365
8 783 (33.39%) Hyper-V
9 744 (31.73%) Linux
10 705 (30.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 698 (29.77%) PowerShell
12 663 (28.27%) Firewall
13 596 (25.42%) AWS
14 554 (23.62%) DNS
15 521 (22.22%) Citrix
16 516 (22.00%) Cisco
17 495 (21.11%) ITIL
18 490 (20.90%) Social Skills
19 412 (17.57%) Ansible
20 403 (17.19%) DevOps
21 385 (16.42%) DHCP
22 372 (15.86%) SAN
23 347 (14.80%) Data Centre
24 342 (14.58%) Windows Server 2016
25 327 (13.94%) Windows 10
26 326 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
27 323 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
28 318 (13.56%) MS Exchange
29 309 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
30 305 (13.01%) VMware ESXi

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
1 318 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 282 (12.03%) SharePoint
3 125 (5.33%) Confluence
4 90 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 79 (3.37%) IIS
6 78 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 69 (2.94%) Apache
8 32 (1.36%) GemFire
8 32 (1.36%) OpenStack
9 28 (1.19%) Apache Spark
10 23 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
11 22 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
12 20 (0.85%) Skype for Business
13 12 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
14 11 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
15 10 (0.43%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (0.30%) GlassFish
18 6 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 210 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
3 26 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.13%) Siemens NX
6 3 (0.13%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.30%) Workfront
2 6 (0.26%) Sage 200
3 5 (0.21%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.13%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.085%) Tradar
6 1 (0.043%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.043%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1,263 (53.86%) Azure
2 962 (41.02%) Microsoft 365
3 596 (25.42%) AWS
4 227 (9.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 173 (7.38%) PaaS
6 168 (7.16%) IaaS
7 165 (7.04%) SaaS
8 109 (4.65%) GCP
9 91 (3.88%) OneDrive
10 73 (3.11%) GitHub
11 49 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
12 43 (1.83%) OpenShift
13 42 (1.79%) Mimecast
14 21 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
15 19 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
16 18 (0.77%) Google Workspace
17 17 (0.72%) Power Platform
18 16 (0.68%) Amazon Kinesis
19 15 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 14 (0.60%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 663 (28.27%) Firewall
2 554 (23.62%) DNS
3 385 (16.42%) DHCP
4 372 (15.86%) SAN
5 294 (12.54%) TCP/IP
6 278 (11.86%) VPN
7 245 (10.45%) WAN
8 221 (9.42%) LAN
9 191 (8.14%) VLAN
10 115 (4.90%) VoIP
11 106 (4.52%) Network Security
12 102 (4.35%) NAS
13 94 (4.01%) Remote Desktop
14 90 (3.84%) OSPF
15 86 (3.67%) IPv4
16 83 (3.54%) Wireless
17 75 (3.20%) Internet
18 69 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
19 66 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
20 63 (2.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 69 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 44 (1.88%) Big Data
4 43 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
5 39 (1.66%) MySQL
6 34 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 33 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 33 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 31 (1.32%) Redis
9 28 (1.19%) MariaDB
10 27 (1.15%) HBase
11 23 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
12 19 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
13 17 (0.72%) Oracle Database
14 13 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 12 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
15 12 (0.51%) RDBMS
15 12 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
16 9 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 189 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 143 (6.10%) JIRA
3 99 (4.22%) Jenkins
4 71 (3.03%) Subversion
5 67 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
6 47 (2.00%) Artifactory
7 38 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
8 36 (1.54%) JUnit
9 35 (1.49%) TeamCity
10 33 (1.41%) Gradle
11 32 (1.36%) Cucumber
11 32 (1.36%) Cypress.io
11 32 (1.36%) Protractor
11 32 (1.36%) Storybook
12 29 (1.24%) Mockito
13 26 (1.11%) Eclipse
14 25 (1.07%) IntelliJ
15 24 (1.02%) GitLab
16 20 (0.85%) IDA Disassembler
16 20 (0.85%) SonarQube
General
1 490 (20.90%) Social Skills
2 298 (12.71%) Finance
3 141 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
4 97 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 94 (4.01%) Banking
6 85 (3.62%) Public Sector
7 68 (2.90%) Law
8 51 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
9 48 (2.05%) Organisational Skills
10 46 (1.96%) Legal
11 43 (1.83%) Marketing
12 37 (1.58%) Aerospace
13 36 (1.54%) Manufacturing
14 25 (1.07%) Local Government
15 24 (1.02%) Automotive
16 19 (0.81%) Military
17 17 (0.72%) Back Office
18 16 (0.68%) Games
19 15 (0.64%) Retail
20 14 (0.60%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 569 (24.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 246 (10.49%) Support Engineer
3 199 (8.49%) IT Engineer
4 197 (8.40%) Architect
5 187 (7.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 176 (7.51%) Analyst
7 135 (5.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 131 (5.59%) DevOps Engineer
9 129 (5.50%) Consultant
10 122 (5.20%) IT Support
11 116 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
11 116 (4.95%) Administrator
12 112 (4.78%) Systems Engineer
13 107 (4.56%) VMware Engineer
14 105 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
15 104 (4.43%) Azure Engineer
16 100 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
17 89 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
18 86 (3.67%) 2nd Line Support
19 85 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (6.52%) Web Services
2 48 (2.05%) Spring
3 46 (1.96%) JSON
4 42 (1.79%) CSS
5 41 (1.75%) Kafka
5 41 (1.75%) RESTful
6 39 (1.66%) Node.js
7 34 (1.45%) React
8 33 (1.41%) AngularJS
8 33 (1.41%) LDAP
9 32 (1.36%) Express
9 32 (1.36%) Redux
9 32 (1.36%) Tailwind CSS
9 32 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 29 (1.24%) REST
11 26 (1.11%) .NET
12 25 (1.07%) Spark Streaming
12 25 (1.07%) WireMock
13 23 (0.98%) RabbitMQ
14 19 (0.81%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 347 (14.80%) Data Centre
2 227 (9.68%) Public Cloud
3 98 (4.18%) Management Information System
4 95 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
5 86 (3.67%) Private Cloud
6 84 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
7 78 (3.33%) Replication
8 77 (3.28%) Clustering
9 52 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
10 50 (2.13%) PKI
11 42 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
12 29 (1.24%) User Experience
13 28 (1.19%) Client/Server
14 27 (1.15%) Driving Licence
15 26 (1.11%) Hedge funds
16 22 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 22 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
17 21 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
18 20 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
18 20 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1,578 (67.29%) Windows
2 1,035 (44.14%) Windows Server
3 744 (31.73%) Linux
4 342 (14.58%) Windows Server 2016
5 327 (13.94%) Windows 10
6 323 (13.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 212 (9.04%) Windows Server 2019
8 198 (8.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 150 (6.40%) CentOS
10 138 (5.88%) Unix
11 115 (4.90%) Ubuntu
12 111 (4.73%) Windows 7
13 98 (4.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 72 (3.07%) Android
15 47 (2.00%) Apple iOS
16 29 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 25 (1.07%) Debian
18 23 (0.98%) Windows 8
19 18 (0.77%) Mac OS
19 18 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 705 (30.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 495 (21.11%) ITIL
3 403 (17.19%) DevOps
4 326 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
5 309 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
6 219 (9.34%) Migration
7 206 (8.78%) Service Management
8 197 (8.40%) Configuration Management
9 190 (8.10%) Infrastructure as Code
10 169 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 161 (6.87%) Scrum
12 134 (5.71%) Service Delivery
13 129 (5.50%) Change Management
13 129 (5.50%) Task Automation
14 126 (5.37%) Project Delivery
15 123 (5.25%) Project Management
16 122 (5.20%) SDLC
17 117 (4.99%) Computer Science
17 117 (4.99%) Scaled Agile Framework
18 113 (4.82%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 698 (29.77%) PowerShell
2 296 (12.62%) SQL
3 289 (12.32%) Python
4 242 (10.32%) Bash Shell
5 106 (4.52%) Java
6 66 (2.81%) Shell Script
7 56 (2.39%) JavaScript
8 48 (2.05%) C#
9 45 (1.92%) C
10 42 (1.79%) Perl
11 34 (1.45%) Groovy
12 33 (1.41%) Ruby
13 29 (1.24%) C++
14 23 (0.98%) VB
15 21 (0.90%) PHP
16 20 (0.85%) VBScript
17 12 (0.51%) T-SQL
18 10 (0.43%) Go
19 5 (0.21%) PL/SQL
20 4 (0.17%) Ingres ABF
Qualifications
1 229 (9.77%) Security Cleared
2 228 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 223 (9.51%) Degree
4 176 (7.51%) Cisco Certification
5 154 (6.57%) MCSE
6 148 (6.31%) SC Cleared
7 140 (5.97%) CCNA
8 109 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 85 (3.62%) MCSA
10 68 (2.90%) CCNP
11 61 (2.60%) DV Cleared
12 38 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
12 38 (1.62%) MCP
13 37 (1.58%) RHCE
14 35 (1.49%) ITIL Certification
14 35 (1.49%) MCITP
15 32 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
15 32 (1.36%) GIAC
16 31 (1.32%) AWS Certification
17 29 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (5.42%) SLA
2 46 (1.96%) GDPR
3 44 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 20 (0.85%) QA
7 14 (0.60%) PMO
8 13 (0.55%) NIST
9 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.26%) OpenSCAP
11 5 (0.21%) GRC
12 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.085%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 2 (0.085%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.043%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.043%) RMADS
14 1 (0.043%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1,183 (50.45%) Active Directory
2 783 (33.39%) Hyper-V
3 305 (13.01%) VMware ESXi
4 283 (12.07%) vSphere
5 248 (10.58%) Docker
6 162 (6.91%) XenApp
7 134 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
8 123 (5.25%) XenDesktop
9 110 (4.69%) VMware NSX
10 86 (3.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 80 (3.41%) Virtual Desktop
12 69 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
13 52 (2.22%) KVM
14 51 (2.17%) Xen
15 33 (1.41%) NFS
16 31 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
17 26 (1.11%) VMware Server
18 25 (1.07%) HDFS
19 24 (1.02%) VirtualBox
20 19 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 412 (17.57%) Ansible
2 301 (12.84%) SCCM
3 203 (8.66%) Puppet
4 190 (8.10%) Terraform
5 173 (7.38%) Microsoft Intune
6 130 (5.54%) Kubernetes
7 109 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
8 95 (4.05%) vCenter Server
9 83 (3.54%) SCOM
10 50 (2.13%) WSUS
11 49 (2.09%) vRealize
12 44 (1.88%) Nagios
13 42 (1.79%) SCVMM
14 39 (1.66%) NetBackup
15 32 (1.36%) FortiGate
16 30 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
17 29 (1.24%) Backup Exec
18 27 (1.15%) HAProxy
19 25 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
20 23 (0.98%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2,345 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,392 (59.36%) Microsoft
3 521 (22.22%) Citrix
4 516 (22.00%) Cisco
5 257 (10.96%) Veeam
6 196 (8.36%) Dell
7 192 (8.19%) Red Hat
8 154 (6.57%) HP
9 150 (6.40%) EMC
10 147 (6.27%) NetApp
11 138 (5.88%) Oracle
12 96 (4.09%) Google
13 90 (3.84%) F5
13 90 (3.84%) SolarWinds
14 86 (3.67%) Sophos
15 80 (3.41%) Meraki
16 72 (3.07%) IBM
17 65 (2.77%) CommVault
18 59 (2.52%) Juniper
19 57 (2.43%) SonicWALL