Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 97 96
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4,016 4,804 5,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.19% 3.17% 3.26%
As % of the System Software category 18.40% 20.63% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,316 3,979 4,704
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 21,830 23,287 21,911
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.37% 15.35% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18,049 19,056 18,471
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £75,000
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 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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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 -25 1,222 £50,000 -9.09% 195
South East +11 938 £41,952 -1.29% 200
North of England -5 578 £37,500 -6.25% 185
Midlands +17 537 £37,500 -6.25% 120
South West +20 424 £40,000 -5.88% 98
West Midlands +2 369 £37,500 -6.25% 69
North West -25 299 £37,500 -6.25% 102
East of England +6 285 £38,500 -14.44% 60
Yorkshire +13 254 £37,000 -12.94% 64
East Midlands +35 168 £37,500 +4.17% 51
North East +25 25 £35,000 +16.67% 19
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 4,016 (100.00%) VMware
2 2,830 (70.47%) Windows
3 2,143 (53.36%) Active Directory
4 2,099 (52.27%) Microsoft
5 1,737 (43.25%) Windows Server
6 1,568 (39.04%) Office 365
7 1,502 (37.40%) Azure
8 1,428 (35.56%) Hyper-V
9 1,133 (28.21%) Cisco
10 1,095 (27.27%) Citrix
11 1,078 (26.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 1,038 (25.85%) Firewall
13 1,013 (25.22%) ITIL
14 970 (24.15%) Linux
15 937 (23.33%) AWS
16 881 (21.94%) DNS
17 792 (19.72%) Data Centre
18 737 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
19 736 (18.33%) DHCP
20 735 (18.30%) PowerShell
21 701 (17.46%) Windows 10
22 687 (17.11%) MS Exchange
23 656 (16.33%) WAN
24 621 (15.46%) LAN
25 603 (15.01%) SCCM
26 591 (14.72%) SAN
27 578 (14.39%) SQL
28 553 (13.77%) TCP/IP
28 553 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
29 544 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 687 (17.11%) MS Exchange
2 411 (10.23%) SharePoint
3 229 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 221 (5.50%) IIS
5 209 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 146 (3.64%) Skype for Business
7 62 (1.54%) Apache
7 62 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 58 (1.44%) Confluence
9 54 (1.34%) Tomcat
10 45 (1.12%) OpenStack
11 40 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 30 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
13 28 (0.70%) nginx
14 24 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
15 23 (0.57%) IBM Notes
16 21 (0.52%) WebSphere
17 13 (0.32%) Tornado
18 12 (0.30%) JBoss
19 11 (0.27%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 382 (9.51%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
4 24 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.100%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.050%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.025%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.025%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.025%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.025%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.025%) InDesign
8 1 (0.025%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.025%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.12%) CA PPM
2 5 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 5 (0.12%) Workfront
3 4 (0.100%) Cisco SocialMiner
4 3 (0.075%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.075%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.050%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.050%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.025%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.025%) Line 50
6 1 (0.025%) Line 500
6 1 (0.025%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.025%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,568 (39.04%) Office 365
2 1,502 (37.40%) Azure
3 937 (23.33%) AWS
4 207 (5.15%) IaaS
5 187 (4.66%) Azure Active Directory
6 139 (3.46%) SaaS
7 133 (3.31%) PaaS
8 106 (2.64%) Cloud Computing
9 103 (2.56%) GCP
10 67 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
11 61 (1.52%) OneDrive
12 47 (1.17%) Amazon S3
13 46 (1.15%) Mimecast
14 45 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
15 30 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 29 (0.72%) Azure Stack
16 29 (0.72%) GitHub
17 28 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 24 (0.60%) Power Platform
19 20 (0.50%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 1,038 (25.85%) Firewall
2 881 (21.94%) DNS
3 736 (18.33%) DHCP
4 656 (16.33%) WAN
5 621 (15.46%) LAN
6 591 (14.72%) SAN
7 553 (13.77%) TCP/IP
8 384 (9.56%) VPN
9 302 (7.52%) VoIP
10 294 (7.32%) Wireless
11 253 (6.30%) VLAN
12 183 (4.56%) Network Security
13 164 (4.08%) NAS
14 154 (3.83%) Internet
15 152 (3.78%) Skype
16 126 (3.14%) iSCSI
17 124 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
18 110 (2.74%) MPLS
19 108 (2.69%) BGP
20 89 (2.22%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 515 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 80 (1.99%) MySQL
3 61 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
4 56 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 55 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
6 53 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 52 (1.29%) Relational Database
8 45 (1.12%) DB2
9 42 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 41 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
11 39 (0.97%) Big Data
12 37 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
13 33 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 32 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 28 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
16 27 (0.67%) RDBMS
17 26 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 26 (0.65%) NoSQL
17 26 (0.65%) Oracle Database
18 20 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 113 (2.81%) Git (software)
2 112 (2.79%) Jenkins
3 94 (2.34%) JIRA
4 69 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 64 (1.59%) MSI
6 36 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
7 28 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 21 (0.52%) Selenium
10 20 (0.50%) Bitbucket
11 19 (0.47%) Maven
11 19 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (0.45%) TeamCity
12 18 (0.45%) TestRail
12 18 (0.45%) Zephyr
13 15 (0.37%) SonarQube
14 14 (0.35%) JUnit
15 13 (0.32%) DbUnit
15 13 (0.32%) jMock
15 13 (0.32%) Mockito
General
1 508 (12.65%) Finance
2 179 (4.46%) Telecoms
3 162 (4.03%) Public Sector
4 141 (3.51%) Retail
5 98 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 96 (2.39%) Banking
7 83 (2.07%) Marketing
8 73 (1.82%) Law
9 72 (1.79%) Aerospace
10 54 (1.34%) Military
11 47 (1.17%) Electronics
12 45 (1.12%) German Language
13 40 (1.00%) Legal
14 30 (0.75%) Italian Language
15 24 (0.60%) Back Office
15 24 (0.60%) Local Government
16 22 (0.55%) Automotive
17 21 (0.52%) Publishing
18 20 (0.50%) Advertising
19 15 (0.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 859 (21.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 460 (11.45%) Support Engineer
3 430 (10.71%) Analyst
4 334 (8.32%) Architect
5 328 (8.17%) IT Engineer
6 308 (7.67%) IT Support
7 269 (6.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 257 (6.40%) Consultant
9 224 (5.58%) 2nd Line Support
10 214 (5.33%) Support Analyst
11 204 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
12 182 (4.53%) Administrator
13 177 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
14 159 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
15 158 (3.93%) Network Engineer
16 153 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
17 149 (3.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 148 (3.69%) IT Analyst
19 146 (3.64%) Systems Administrator
20 138 (3.44%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (3.56%) Web Services
2 63 (1.57%) .NET
3 48 (1.20%) LDAP
4 37 (0.92%) JSON
5 32 (0.80%) SOAP
6 30 (0.75%) REST
7 29 (0.72%) XML
8 25 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
8 25 (0.62%) Middleware
9 20 (0.50%) HTML
9 20 (0.50%) LAMP
10 15 (0.37%) CSS
10 15 (0.37%) RESTful
10 15 (0.37%) YAML
11 14 (0.35%) Apache Camel
11 14 (0.35%) X-Windows
12 13 (0.32%) Flash
12 13 (0.32%) J2EE
12 13 (0.32%) PowerMock
13 12 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 792 (19.72%) Data Centre
2 253 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
3 218 (5.43%) Management Information System
4 186 (4.63%) Public Cloud
5 180 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
6 151 (3.76%) Replication
7 135 (3.36%) Driving Licence
8 132 (3.29%) Clustering
9 117 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
10 116 (2.89%) Private Cloud
11 89 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
12 83 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
13 65 (1.62%) User Experience
14 50 (1.25%) CCTV
15 45 (1.12%) Fat Client
15 45 (1.12%) Thin Client
16 42 (1.05%) CMDB
16 42 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
17 41 (1.02%) Hedge funds
18 38 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2,830 (70.47%) Windows
2 1,737 (43.25%) Windows Server
3 970 (24.15%) Linux
4 737 (18.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 701 (17.46%) Windows 10
6 543 (13.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 430 (10.71%) Windows 7
8 222 (5.53%) Unix
9 173 (4.31%) Windows 8
10 154 (3.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 123 (3.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 120 (2.99%) CentOS
13 79 (1.97%) Ubuntu
14 76 (1.89%) Mac OS
15 60 (1.49%) Android
16 47 (1.17%) Windows XP
17 41 (1.02%) Apple iOS
18 35 (0.87%) Debian
19 32 (0.80%) Solaris
20 31 (0.77%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,078 (26.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,013 (25.22%) ITIL
3 553 (13.77%) Problem-Solving
4 419 (10.43%) Migration
5 358 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
6 333 (8.29%) DevOps
7 317 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 272 (6.77%) Service Delivery
9 269 (6.70%) Project Management
10 247 (6.15%) Presales
11 241 (6.00%) Mentoring
12 219 (5.45%) Service Management
13 209 (5.20%) Change Management
14 204 (5.08%) Configuration Management
15 176 (4.38%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 164 (4.08%) Project Delivery
17 157 (3.91%) Cybersecurity
18 151 (3.76%) PRINCE2
19 144 (3.59%) Load Balancing
20 141 (3.51%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 735 (18.30%) PowerShell
2 578 (14.39%) SQL
3 291 (7.25%) Python
4 177 (4.41%) Bash Shell
5 104 (2.59%) C
6 74 (1.84%) JavaScript
6 74 (1.84%) Shell Script
7 71 (1.77%) C#
7 71 (1.77%) Java
8 69 (1.72%) Perl
9 63 (1.57%) Ruby
10 56 (1.39%) PHP
11 55 (1.37%) VBScript
12 38 (0.95%) C++
13 28 (0.70%) T-SQL
14 25 (0.62%) VB
15 23 (0.57%) Go
16 20 (0.50%) Ada
17 7 (0.17%) VBA
18 5 (0.12%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 544 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 451 (11.23%) Cisco Certification
3 412 (10.26%) Degree
4 400 (9.96%) MCSE
5 342 (8.52%) CCNA
6 324 (8.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 311 (7.74%) Security Cleared
8 234 (5.83%) MCSA
9 176 (4.38%) CCNP
10 141 (3.51%) SC Cleared
11 132 (3.29%) DV Cleared
12 94 (2.34%) MCP
13 93 (2.32%) MCITP
14 81 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
15 75 (1.87%) AWS Certification
15 75 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
16 72 (1.79%) CCIE
17 58 (1.44%) TOGAF Certification
18 52 (1.29%) DBS Check
19 51 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 333 (8.29%) SLA
2 159 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (1.44%) ISO 9001
4 39 (0.97%) GDPR
5 35 (0.87%) PCI DSS
6 30 (0.75%) PMO
7 29 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 24 (0.60%) QA
9 19 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
10 18 (0.45%) COBIT
11 15 (0.37%) NIST
12 8 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 6 (0.15%) Actionable Recommendations
13 6 (0.15%) NCSC
14 5 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 5 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 2 (0.050%) RMADS
16 1 (0.025%) BS25999
16 1 (0.025%) GPG13
16 1 (0.025%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2,143 (53.36%) Active Directory
2 1,428 (35.56%) Hyper-V
3 506 (12.60%) vSphere
4 365 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 364 (9.06%) XenApp
6 268 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 244 (6.08%) Virtual Machines
8 195 (4.86%) Docker
9 168 (4.18%) Virtual Servers
10 111 (2.76%) VMware NSX
11 108 (2.69%) Virtual Desktop
12 92 (2.29%) Microsoft App-V
13 76 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 75 (1.87%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 74 (1.84%) VirtualBox
16 55 (1.37%) Terminal Services
17 49 (1.22%) Xen
18 43 (1.07%) NFS
18 43 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
19 40 (1.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 603 (15.01%) SCCM
2 246 (6.13%) Ansible
3 220 (5.48%) Puppet
4 183 (4.56%) WSUS
5 179 (4.46%) SCOM
6 176 (4.38%) vCenter Server
7 148 (3.69%) Terraform
8 133 (3.31%) Kubernetes
9 113 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
10 109 (2.71%) vRealize
11 94 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
12 87 (2.17%) Backup Exec
13 70 (1.74%) Nagios
14 46 (1.15%) NetBackup
15 44 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 40 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
17 39 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
18 37 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
18 37 (0.92%) SCVMM
19 30 (0.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 4,016 (100.00%) VMware
2 2,099 (52.27%) Microsoft
3 1,133 (28.21%) Cisco
4 1,095 (27.27%) Citrix
5 403 (10.03%) HP
6 384 (9.56%) Veeam
7 366 (9.11%) NetApp
8 321 (7.99%) Dell
9 231 (5.75%) EMC
10 201 (5.00%) Red Hat
11 155 (3.86%) Meraki
12 148 (3.69%) SolarWinds
13 133 (3.31%) IBM
13 133 (3.31%) Symantec
14 131 (3.26%) Oracle
15 114 (2.84%) Juniper
16 100 (2.49%) Aruba
17 94 (2.34%) Google
18 84 (2.09%) SAP
19 83 (2.07%) McAfee