Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 75 72
Rank change year-on-year -21 -3 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5,274 6,199 7,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.25% 3.69% 3.88%
As % of the System Software category 24.74% 30.00% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4,407 5,064 6,336
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -

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 21,317 20,663 22,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.14% 12.30% 11.69%
Number of salaries quoted 17,885 17,246 19,148
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 2018. 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 -12 2,025 £50,000 -1.48% 261
South East -27 1,152 £40,000 -5.88% 162
North of England -26 777 £37,500 +2.74% 150
Midlands -14 556 £37,500 +3.45% 92
South West +5 430 £40,000 +14.29% 69
West Midlands -7 409 £37,500 +7.14% 55
North West -35 365 £39,500 +8.22% 84
Yorkshire -20 355 £37,500 - 52
East of England -23 345 £45,000 +5.88% 56
East Midlands -11 148 £35,000 -7.89% 37
North East +10 58 £35,000 +5.26% 14
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 5,274 (100.00%) VMware
2 3,719 (70.52%) Windows
3 2,799 (53.07%) Microsoft
4 2,674 (50.70%) Active Directory
5 2,472 (46.87%) Windows Server
6 1,659 (31.46%) Hyper-V
7 1,551 (29.41%) Cisco
8 1,494 (28.33%) Citrix
9 1,405 (26.64%) Linux
10 1,365 (25.88%) Firewall
11 1,341 (25.43%) Office 365
12 1,306 (24.76%) ITIL
13 1,250 (23.70%) Windows Server 2012
14 1,228 (23.28%) MS Exchange
15 1,204 (22.83%) Microsoft Azure
16 1,200 (22.75%) Windows Server 2008
17 1,142 (21.65%) SAN
18 1,014 (19.23%) DNS
19 963 (18.26%) WAN
20 911 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
21 905 (17.16%) SQL Server
22 878 (16.65%) LAN
23 853 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
24 813 (15.42%) PowerShell
25 798 (15.13%) SQL
26 777 (14.73%) Finance
27 774 (14.68%) HP
28 765 (14.51%) DHCP
29 757 (14.35%) Data Centre
30 728 (13.80%) TCP/IP

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 1,228 (23.28%) MS Exchange
2 519 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 435 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 352 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 327 (6.20%) IIS
6 262 (4.97%) Skype for Business
7 178 (3.38%) Apache
7 178 (3.38%) OpenStack
8 146 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 120 (2.28%) Tomcat
10 96 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
11 61 (1.16%) nginx
12 59 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 57 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
14 53 (1.00%) Confluence
15 52 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 34 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
16 34 (0.64%) WebLogic
17 27 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
18 23 (0.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 480 (9.10%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 25 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.076%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.076%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.076%) CATIA
6 4 (0.076%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.076%) RoboHelp
6 4 (0.076%) Snagit
6 4 (0.076%) SOLIDWORKS
7 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 42 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 12 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.19%) MetaTrader
6 8 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 8 (0.15%) Teamcenter
7 7 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 7 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.076%) ENOVIA
10 3 (0.057%) Eikon
10 3 (0.057%) Northgate Housing
10 3 (0.057%) Oracle 11i
10 3 (0.057%) Pegasus Opera
11 2 (0.038%) Epicor Tropos
11 2 (0.038%) Oracle EBS
11 2 (0.038%) Relativity
12 1 (0.019%) Oracle ERP
12 1 (0.019%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,341 (25.43%) Office 365
2 1,204 (22.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 853 (16.17%) Amazon AWS
4 262 (4.97%) IaaS
5 188 (3.56%) PaaS
6 129 (2.45%) SaaS
7 96 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
8 89 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
9 74 (1.40%) Mimecast
10 62 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 46 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
12 33 (0.63%) G Suite
13 32 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
14 31 (0.59%) Amazon S3
15 28 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
16 18 (0.34%) OneDrive
16 18 (0.34%) OpenShift
17 16 (0.30%) Bluemix
17 16 (0.30%) SoftLayer
17 16 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,365 (25.88%) Firewall
2 1,142 (21.65%) SAN
3 1,014 (19.23%) DNS
4 963 (18.26%) WAN
5 878 (16.65%) LAN
6 765 (14.51%) DHCP
7 728 (13.80%) TCP/IP
8 571 (10.83%) VPN
9 404 (7.66%) VoIP
10 356 (6.75%) VLAN
11 275 (5.21%) Wireless
12 270 (5.12%) NAS
13 192 (3.64%) Internet
14 189 (3.58%) MPLS
15 179 (3.39%) Skype
16 171 (3.24%) SSL
17 159 (3.01%) Network Security
18 157 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
19 140 (2.65%) Remote Desktop
20 119 (2.26%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 905 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 246 (4.66%) MySQL
3 149 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 93 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 88 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 78 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
7 76 (1.44%) NoSQL
8 73 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 69 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 66 (1.25%) Oracle Database
11 62 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
12 57 (1.08%) Big Data
13 51 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 51 (0.97%) Relational Database
14 49 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
15 48 (0.91%) MariaDB
16 45 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
17 43 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
18 34 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
19 29 (0.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 198 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 146 (2.77%) Git (software)
3 81 (1.54%) Visual Studio
4 79 (1.50%) JIRA
5 67 (1.27%) TeamCity
6 59 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
7 57 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 53 (1.00%) MSI
8 53 (1.00%) Vagrant
9 48 (0.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 43 (0.82%) Subversion
11 34 (0.64%) Maven
12 30 (0.57%) NuGet
13 26 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (0.38%) Ant
15 18 (0.34%) Travis CI
16 16 (0.30%) Bitbucket
16 16 (0.30%) GoCD
16 16 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
16 16 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 777 (14.73%) Finance
2 207 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 177 (3.36%) Banking
4 165 (3.13%) Retail
5 155 (2.94%) Law
6 119 (2.26%) Legal
7 96 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 83 (1.57%) Military
9 78 (1.48%) Games
10 71 (1.35%) Investment Banking
11 70 (1.33%) Marketing
12 62 (1.18%) Advertising
12 62 (1.18%) Publishing
13 55 (1.04%) Back Office
14 48 (0.91%) Retail Banking
15 45 (0.85%) Billing
16 42 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
17 27 (0.51%) Financial Institution
18 23 (0.44%) Electronics
19 16 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,029 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 604 (11.45%) Analyst
3 550 (10.43%) Support Engineer
4 400 (7.58%) IT Engineer
5 386 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 347 (6.58%) Consultant
7 342 (6.48%) Systems Engineer
8 324 (6.14%) Administrator
8 324 (6.14%) Support Analyst
9 321 (6.09%) IT Support
10 306 (5.80%) Architect
11 283 (5.37%) VMware Engineer
12 257 (4.87%) 3rd Line Support
13 250 (4.74%) Systems Administrator
14 249 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
15 243 (4.61%) Network Engineer
16 238 (4.51%) Linux Engineer
17 214 (4.06%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 212 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support
19 206 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (3.85%) Web Services
2 118 (2.24%) .NET
3 80 (1.52%) Middleware
4 66 (1.25%) LAMP
5 63 (1.19%) HTML
6 58 (1.10%) Node.js
7 54 (1.02%) JSON
8 53 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
9 43 (0.82%) HTML5
10 39 (0.74%) CSS
10 39 (0.74%) Software Packaging
11 36 (0.68%) AngularJS
11 36 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
11 36 (0.68%) SOAP
12 35 (0.66%) REST
12 35 (0.66%) XML
13 29 (0.55%) Java EE
14 28 (0.53%) Spring
15 26 (0.49%) ASP.NET
15 26 (0.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 757 (14.35%) Data Centre
2 296 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
3 279 (5.29%) Management Information System
4 231 (4.38%) Clustering
5 215 (4.08%) Replication
6 193 (3.66%) Computer Science
7 190 (3.60%) Public Cloud
8 167 (3.17%) Driving Licence
9 131 (2.48%) Enterprise Storage
10 129 (2.45%) User Experience
11 112 (2.12%) Hedge funds
12 111 (2.10%) Fat Client
12 111 (2.10%) Thin Client
13 106 (2.01%) Private Cloud
14 91 (1.73%) Blackberry
15 65 (1.23%) Hybrid Cloud
16 62 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
17 58 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
17 58 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
18 47 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3,719 (70.52%) Windows
2 2,472 (46.87%) Windows Server
3 1,405 (26.64%) Linux
4 1,250 (23.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,200 (22.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 614 (11.64%) Windows 7
7 541 (10.26%) Windows 10
8 358 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 358 (6.79%) Unix
9 325 (6.16%) Windows Server 2003
10 282 (5.35%) Windows 8
11 244 (4.63%) CentOS
12 147 (2.79%) Ubuntu
13 117 (2.22%) Windows XP
14 91 (1.73%) Mac OS X
15 78 (1.48%) Debian
16 70 (1.33%) Solaris
17 49 (0.93%) Android
18 42 (0.80%) Apple iOS
19 35 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,306 (24.76%) ITIL
2 508 (9.63%) DevOps
3 460 (8.72%) Disaster Recovery
4 398 (7.55%) Service Delivery
5 386 (7.32%) Presales
6 381 (7.22%) Agile Software Development
7 352 (6.67%) Configuration Management
8 339 (6.43%) Migration
9 314 (5.95%) Service Management
10 281 (5.33%) Project Management
11 244 (4.63%) Change Management
12 218 (4.13%) Problem Management
13 211 (4.00%) Mentoring
14 204 (3.87%) Continuous Integration
14 204 (3.87%) Incident Management
15 202 (3.83%) High Availability
16 198 (3.75%) Continuous Improvement
17 192 (3.64%) Time Management
18 179 (3.39%) Virtual Environments
19 160 (3.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 813 (15.42%) PowerShell
2 798 (15.13%) SQL
3 443 (8.40%) Python
4 312 (5.92%) Bash Shell
5 270 (5.12%) Java
6 262 (4.97%) Perl
7 188 (3.56%) Ruby
8 118 (2.24%) JavaScript
9 111 (2.10%) PHP
9 111 (2.10%) Shell Script
10 92 (1.74%) C
11 84 (1.59%) C#
12 74 (1.40%) VBScript
13 52 (0.99%) C++
14 50 (0.95%) T-SQL
15 48 (0.91%) VB
16 31 (0.59%) Go
17 18 (0.34%) Groovy
18 12 (0.23%) Korn
19 10 (0.19%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 911 (17.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 621 (11.77%) Cisco Certification
3 608 (11.53%) MCSE
4 506 (9.59%) Degree
5 464 (8.80%) CCNA
6 358 (6.79%) Security Cleared
7 331 (6.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 302 (5.73%) MCSA
9 257 (4.87%) CCNP
10 231 (4.38%) SC Cleared
11 210 (3.98%) MCP
12 198 (3.75%) MCITP
13 180 (3.41%) Citrix Certification
14 174 (3.30%) DV Cleared
15 131 (2.48%) CCA
16 130 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
17 124 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
18 83 (1.57%) RHCE
19 64 (1.21%) CCIE
20 58 (1.10%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 389 (7.38%) SLA
2 158 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 99 (1.88%) PCI DSS
4 93 (1.76%) QA
5 32 (0.61%) PMO
6 16 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 15 (0.28%) COBIT
7 15 (0.28%) GDPR
8 14 (0.27%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 8 (0.15%) GCP
10 7 (0.13%) GPG13
10 7 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (0.11%) HIPAA
12 5 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.095%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.057%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.038%) BS25999
14 2 (0.038%) GAMP
14 2 (0.038%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2,674 (50.70%) Active Directory
2 1,659 (31.46%) Hyper-V
3 705 (13.37%) vSphere
4 551 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
5 486 (9.22%) XenApp
6 276 (5.23%) XenDesktop
7 239 (4.53%) Virtual Machines
8 220 (4.17%) Docker
9 188 (3.56%) Virtual Servers
10 169 (3.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 129 (2.45%) Xen
12 128 (2.43%) XenServer
13 100 (1.90%) KVM
13 100 (1.90%) Terminal Services
14 94 (1.78%) VirtualBox
15 90 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
15 90 (1.71%) VMware NSX
16 81 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
17 64 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 62 (1.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 637 (12.08%) SCCM
2 414 (7.85%) Puppet
3 331 (6.28%) Ansible
4 273 (5.18%) Opscode Chef
5 259 (4.91%) vCenter Server
6 243 (4.61%) SCOM
7 201 (3.81%) Nagios
8 165 (3.13%) Backup Exec
9 161 (3.05%) WSUS
10 100 (1.90%) Kubernetes
11 84 (1.59%) SCOrch
12 74 (1.40%) Terraform
13 70 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
14 64 (1.21%) vRealize
15 62 (1.18%) SCVMM
16 60 (1.14%) ZABBIX
17 59 (1.12%) Salt
18 55 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
19 51 (0.97%) Opsview
20 48 (0.91%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5,274 (100.00%) VMware
2 2,799 (53.07%) Microsoft
3 1,551 (29.41%) Cisco
4 1,494 (28.33%) Citrix
5 774 (14.68%) HP
6 557 (10.56%) NetApp
7 458 (8.68%) Red Hat
8 397 (7.53%) Dell
9 335 (6.35%) Oracle
10 332 (6.30%) Veeam
11 278 (5.27%) EMC
12 181 (3.43%) F5
12 181 (3.43%) Juniper
13 170 (3.22%) Google
14 166 (3.15%) IBM
15 162 (3.07%) Symantec
16 143 (2.71%) 3PAR
17 138 (2.62%) CheckPoint
18 133 (2.52%) CommVault
19 123 (2.33%) Apple