Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 96 101
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1,548 4,199 4,880
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.38% 3.27% 3.14%
As % of the System Software category 17.86% 18.61% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,288 3,609 4,198
Median annual salary £48,481 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.07% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,590
UK median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.12% -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 8,667 22,566 23,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.91% 17.56% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7,299 18,508 18,922
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,039
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.96% +8.97%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +21 535 £60,000 +14.29% 43
South East +6 345 £47,500 +5.56% 73
North of England +20 271 £42,000 +20.00% 76
Midlands -3 173 £42,500 +6.25% 46
North West +46 164 £46,865 +24.97% 49
West Midlands -2 138 £42,727 +4.34% 33
South West -10 132 £40,000 -5.88% 37
East of England -4 86 £40,000 +6.67% 16
Yorkshire -4 74 £39,000 +20.00% 19
East Midlands +3 35 £37,500 +7.14% 13
North East +30 33 £37,500 +5.63% 8
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,548 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,064 (68.73%) Windows
3 839 (54.20%) Microsoft
4 731 (47.22%) Active Directory
5 722 (46.64%) Windows Server
6 672 (43.41%) Azure
7 514 (33.20%) Office 365
8 505 (32.62%) Hyper-V
9 448 (28.94%) Linux
10 424 (27.39%) PowerShell
11 418 (27.00%) Cisco
12 411 (26.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 358 (23.13%) ITIL
14 341 (22.03%) Citrix
15 335 (21.64%) AWS
16 332 (21.45%) Firewall
17 316 (20.41%) DNS
18 261 (16.86%) Windows Server 2012
19 257 (16.60%) SCCM
20 252 (16.28%) vSphere
21 251 (16.21%) DHCP
22 236 (15.25%) Windows Server 2016
23 225 (14.53%) Data Centre
24 217 (14.02%) Security Cleared
25 214 (13.82%) MS Exchange
26 210 (13.57%) SQL
27 208 (13.44%) TCP/IP
28 205 (13.24%) SQL Server
29 203 (13.11%) Python
29 203 (13.11%) WAN

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
1 214 (13.82%) MS Exchange
2 130 (8.40%) SharePoint
3 73 (4.72%) IIS
4 65 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 64 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 43 (2.78%) Confluence
6 43 (2.78%) Skype for Business
7 28 (1.81%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.23%) OpenStack
9 18 (1.16%) CMS
10 16 (1.03%) Apache
10 16 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.39%) nginx
14 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.065%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 126 (8.14%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
4 10 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.32%) Maximo
2 5 (0.32%) TRIRIGA
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.13%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.13%) Workfront
4 1 (0.065%) BASE24
4 1 (0.065%) Faxination
4 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.065%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 672 (43.41%) Azure
2 514 (33.20%) Office 365
3 335 (21.64%) AWS
4 114 (7.36%) IaaS
5 91 (5.88%) PaaS
6 80 (5.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 77 (4.97%) SaaS
8 52 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
9 51 (3.29%) GCP
10 36 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
11 35 (2.26%) Mimecast
12 33 (2.13%) OneDrive
13 28 (1.81%) Amazon S3
13 28 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 18 (1.16%) Route 53
15 17 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
16 16 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
17 13 (0.84%) BPaaS
18 11 (0.71%) Power Platform
19 10 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 332 (21.45%) Firewall
2 316 (20.41%) DNS
3 251 (16.21%) DHCP
4 208 (13.44%) TCP/IP
5 203 (13.11%) WAN
6 200 (12.92%) LAN
7 197 (12.73%) SAN
8 147 (9.50%) VPN
9 113 (7.30%) VoIP
10 81 (5.23%) Network Security
11 73 (4.72%) Wireless
12 67 (4.33%) Skype
13 64 (4.13%) VLAN
14 50 (3.23%) Internet
15 49 (3.17%) NetScaler
16 46 (2.97%) Unified Communications
17 43 (2.78%) WebEx
18 42 (2.71%) Remote Desktop
18 42 (2.71%) Wi-Fi
19 38 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (13.24%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.97%) MySQL
3 42 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
5 24 (1.55%) MongoDB
6 22 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 21 (1.36%) Hadoop
8 20 (1.29%) Big Data
8 20 (1.29%) SQL Server 2016
9 16 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.65%) CouchDB
11 10 (0.65%) Power BI
12 9 (0.58%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.52%) MariaDB
13 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.39%) Relational Database
15 5 (0.32%) GIS
15 5 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
15 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 110 (7.11%) Git (software)
2 107 (6.91%) Jenkins
3 49 (3.17%) JIRA
4 29 (1.87%) Bitbucket
5 27 (1.74%) Maven
6 24 (1.55%) DbUnit
6 24 (1.55%) jMock
6 24 (1.55%) JUnit
6 24 (1.55%) Mockito
6 24 (1.55%) SonarQube
7 20 (1.29%) Vagrant
8 19 (1.23%) TeamCity
9 17 (1.10%) Artifactory
10 16 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (0.90%) Subversion
12 13 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
13 12 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (0.58%) Gerrit
15 8 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
16 7 (0.45%) GitLab
General
1 180 (11.63%) Finance
2 55 (3.55%) Banking
2 55 (3.55%) Telecoms
3 43 (2.78%) Public Sector
4 25 (1.61%) Law
5 24 (1.55%) Military
6 23 (1.49%) Legal
7 20 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.23%) Retail
9 18 (1.16%) Marketing
10 16 (1.03%) Advertising
11 8 (0.52%) Back Office
12 7 (0.45%) Digital Economy
12 7 (0.45%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.39%) Billing
13 6 (0.39%) French Language
13 6 (0.39%) Police
14 5 (0.32%) Aerospace
14 5 (0.32%) Games
14 5 (0.32%) Norwegian Language
Job Titles
1 329 (21.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 169 (10.92%) Support Engineer
3 126 (8.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 123 (7.95%) Network Engineer
5 116 (7.49%) VMware Engineer
6 106 (6.85%) IT Engineer
7 102 (6.59%) Analyst
8 96 (6.20%) Server Engineer
9 91 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
10 84 (5.43%) Administrator
10 84 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
11 82 (5.30%) Consultant
12 77 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
13 66 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
14 61 (3.94%) IT Support
14 61 (3.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 60 (3.88%) Architect
16 54 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 46 (2.97%) Cloud Engineer
17 46 (2.97%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (4.07%) LDAP
2 58 (3.75%) Web Services
3 39 (2.52%) XML
4 37 (2.39%) .NET
5 31 (2.00%) XMPP
6 26 (1.68%) REST
7 25 (1.61%) SOAP
7 25 (1.61%) Spring
8 24 (1.55%) J2EE
8 24 (1.55%) PowerMock
8 24 (1.55%) RESTful
9 23 (1.49%) YAML
10 22 (1.42%) Apache Camel
11 20 (1.29%) Elastic Stack
11 20 (1.29%) HTML
12 19 (1.23%) JSON
13 16 (1.03%) LAMP
14 13 (0.84%) Hibernate
14 13 (0.84%) WebRTC
15 8 (0.52%) Shiny
Miscellaneous
1 225 (14.53%) Data Centre
2 128 (8.27%) Public Cloud
3 98 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 59 (3.81%) Private Cloud
6 53 (3.42%) Hybrid Cloud
7 49 (3.17%) Replication
7 49 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
8 47 (3.04%) Clustering
9 37 (2.39%) Driving Licence
10 35 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
11 33 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
12 31 (2.00%) Fat Client
12 31 (2.00%) Thin Client
13 22 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (1.42%) PKI
14 21 (1.36%) CMDB
14 21 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (1.16%) Hedge funds
15 18 (1.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1,064 (68.73%) Windows
2 722 (46.64%) Windows Server
3 448 (28.94%) Linux
4 261 (16.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 236 (15.25%) Windows Server 2016
6 191 (12.34%) Windows 10
7 169 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 101 (6.52%) Windows 7
9 92 (5.94%) Windows Server 2019
10 90 (5.81%) Unix
11 68 (4.39%) CentOS
12 59 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 53 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
14 39 (2.52%) Windows 8
15 33 (2.13%) Ubuntu
16 24 (1.55%) Debian
17 23 (1.49%) Android
18 22 (1.42%) Solaris
19 13 (0.84%) Apple iOS
20 12 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (26.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 358 (23.13%) ITIL
3 188 (12.14%) Problem-Solving
4 146 (9.43%) DevOps
5 139 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 115 (7.43%) Migration
8 114 (7.36%) Service Management
9 109 (7.04%) Project Delivery
10 104 (6.72%) Mentoring
11 99 (6.40%) ITSM
12 97 (6.27%) Problem Management
13 90 (5.81%) Configuration Management
14 85 (5.49%) High Availability
15 82 (5.30%) Project Management
16 78 (5.04%) Infrastructure as Code
17 72 (4.65%) Server Management
18 70 (4.52%) Cybersecurity
19 68 (4.39%) Change Management
19 68 (4.39%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 424 (27.39%) PowerShell
2 210 (13.57%) SQL
3 203 (13.11%) Python
4 154 (9.95%) Bash Shell
5 69 (4.46%) Java
6 54 (3.49%) Shell Script
7 48 (3.10%) Perl
8 36 (2.33%) C
9 31 (2.00%) JavaScript
9 31 (2.00%) Ruby
10 27 (1.74%) C++
10 27 (1.74%) PHP
11 21 (1.36%) C#
12 20 (1.29%) VB
12 20 (1.29%) VBScript
13 19 (1.23%) Groovy
14 14 (0.90%) PL/SQL
15 13 (0.84%) Go
16 11 (0.71%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.52%) R
Qualifications
1 217 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 169 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 140 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
4 139 (8.98%) SC Cleared
5 121 (7.82%) MCSE
6 114 (7.36%) Degree
7 113 (7.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 102 (6.59%) CCNA
9 85 (5.49%) MCSA
10 72 (4.65%) DV Cleared
11 61 (3.94%) ITIL Certification
12 57 (3.68%) CCNP
13 27 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
13 27 (1.74%) MCP
14 26 (1.68%) CCIE
15 22 (1.42%) MCITP
16 19 (1.23%) RHCE
17 17 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
18 13 (0.84%) VCAP
19 11 (0.71%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (11.43%) SLA
2 34 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 33 (2.13%) GDPR
4 22 (1.42%) QA
5 11 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 10 (0.65%) BS25999
7 9 (0.58%) COBIT
8 5 (0.32%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.26%) AICPA
9 4 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials
9 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.26%) NIST
10 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.13%) PMO
12 1 (0.065%) HL7
12 1 (0.065%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 731 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 505 (32.62%) Hyper-V
3 252 (16.28%) vSphere
4 190 (12.27%) VMware ESXi
5 117 (7.56%) XenApp
6 96 (6.20%) Docker
7 69 (4.46%) Virtual Servers
8 61 (3.94%) Virtual Machines
8 61 (3.94%) XenDesktop
9 53 (3.42%) VMware NSX
10 52 (3.36%) Virtual Desktop
11 41 (2.65%) VMware Server
12 34 (2.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 33 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
14 31 (2.00%) KVM
15 23 (1.49%) NFS
15 23 (1.49%) Xen
16 22 (1.42%) vCloud
17 19 (1.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 16 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 257 (16.60%) SCCM
2 171 (11.05%) Ansible
3 115 (7.43%) Puppet
3 115 (7.43%) Terraform
4 99 (6.40%) SCOM
5 82 (5.30%) WSUS
6 66 (4.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 62 (4.01%) Kubernetes
8 58 (3.75%) vCenter Server
9 51 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
10 45 (2.91%) Backup Exec
11 40 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
12 39 (2.52%) SCVMM
13 32 (2.07%) Cisco UCCX
14 30 (1.94%) NetBackup
15 29 (1.87%) Nagios
16 26 (1.68%) PowerCLI
17 22 (1.42%) Single Sign-On
18 21 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
18 21 (1.36%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 1,548 (100.00%) VMware
2 839 (54.20%) Microsoft
3 418 (27.00%) Cisco
4 341 (22.03%) Citrix
5 185 (11.95%) HP
6 122 (7.88%) Veeam
7 111 (7.17%) Dell
8 106 (6.85%) Red Hat
9 104 (6.72%) NetApp
10 92 (5.94%) EMC
11 73 (4.72%) SolarWinds
12 66 (4.26%) Oracle
13 59 (3.81%) Juniper
14 58 (3.75%) Sophos
15 46 (2.97%) Google
16 45 (2.91%) IBM
16 45 (2.91%) Symantec
17 44 (2.84%) Palo Alto
18 33 (2.13%) Splunk
19 32 (2.07%) ServiceNow