Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 93 98
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3,689 4,634 5,224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.16% 3.31% 3.24%
As % of the System Software category 18.32% 21.01% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,026 3,834 4,359
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,625 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 20,133 22,059 21,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.24% 15.74% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16,519 18,012 17,754
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,732 £25,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +7.14%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -20 1,228 £50,000 -9.09% 181
South East +3 798 £42,500 - 173
Midlands +8 517 £37,925 -10.76% 97
North of England -23 487 £37,500 -6.25% 181
South West +41 399 £42,500 - 84
West Midlands -3 369 £39,250 -7.65% 68
North West -25 274 £37,500 -11.76% 85
East of England -5 254 £40,000 -8.82% 66
Yorkshire -13 192 £40,000 +3.23% 72
East Midlands +29 148 £37,500 -6.25% 29
North East +1 21 £37,000 +23.33% 24
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 3,689 (100.00%) VMware
2 2,662 (72.16%) Windows
3 1,989 (53.92%) Active Directory
4 1,933 (52.40%) Microsoft
5 1,610 (43.64%) Windows Server
6 1,481 (40.15%) Office 365
7 1,398 (37.90%) Azure
8 1,241 (33.64%) Hyper-V
9 1,019 (27.62%) Cisco
10 1,014 (27.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 926 (25.10%) Citrix
12 912 (24.72%) Firewall
13 835 (22.63%) Linux
14 821 (22.26%) DNS
15 807 (21.88%) ITIL
15 807 (21.88%) AWS
16 732 (19.84%) PowerShell
17 661 (17.92%) MS Exchange
18 654 (17.73%) Data Centre
19 648 (17.57%) DHCP
20 639 (17.32%) Windows 10
20 639 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
21 588 (15.94%) WAN
22 569 (15.42%) LAN
23 559 (15.15%) SAN
24 539 (14.61%) SQL
25 516 (13.99%) SCCM
26 505 (13.69%) TCP/IP
27 504 (13.66%) SQL Server
27 504 (13.66%) Problem-Solving

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
1 661 (17.92%) MS Exchange
2 326 (8.84%) SharePoint
3 234 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 205 (5.56%) IIS
5 180 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 148 (4.01%) Skype for Business
7 62 (1.68%) Apache
8 57 (1.55%) Tomcat
9 50 (1.36%) OpenStack
10 45 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 40 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
12 29 (0.79%) Confluence
13 26 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
13 26 (0.70%) WebSphere
14 24 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
15 21 (0.57%) JBoss
15 21 (0.57%) nginx
16 13 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.35%) IBM Notes
17 12 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 384 (10.41%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 29 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.46%) AutoCAD
6 13 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.054%) Gliffy
9 1 (0.027%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.027%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.027%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.027%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.027%) InDesign
9 1 (0.027%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.027%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.14%) Elite 3E
2 5 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 3 (0.081%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.081%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.081%) Visualfiles
4 2 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.054%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.054%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.027%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.027%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.027%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.027%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1,481 (40.15%) Office 365
2 1,398 (37.90%) Azure
3 807 (21.88%) AWS
4 193 (5.23%) IaaS
5 184 (4.99%) Azure Active Directory
6 154 (4.17%) SaaS
7 138 (3.74%) PaaS
8 102 (2.76%) GCP
9 91 (2.47%) Cloud Computing
10 53 (1.44%) Mimecast
11 45 (1.22%) AWS CloudFormation
12 40 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
12 40 (1.08%) OneDrive
13 30 (0.81%) Amazon S3
14 27 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 27 (0.73%) OpenShift
15 26 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 25 (0.68%) Datadog
17 22 (0.60%) Azure Stack
18 19 (0.52%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 912 (24.72%) Firewall
2 821 (22.26%) DNS
3 648 (17.57%) DHCP
4 588 (15.94%) WAN
5 569 (15.42%) LAN
6 559 (15.15%) SAN
7 505 (13.69%) TCP/IP
8 362 (9.81%) VPN
9 252 (6.83%) VLAN
10 249 (6.75%) Wireless
11 232 (6.29%) VoIP
12 177 (4.80%) NAS
13 148 (4.01%) Network Security
14 135 (3.66%) Internet
15 128 (3.47%) Skype
16 117 (3.17%) BGP
17 104 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
18 102 (2.76%) iSCSI
19 92 (2.49%) NetScaler
20 87 (2.36%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 81 (2.20%) MySQL
3 66 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 56 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 55 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
6 52 (1.41%) Relational Database
7 51 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 48 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 46 (1.25%) Azure SQL Database
10 43 (1.17%) Big Data
11 34 (0.92%) RDBMS
12 30 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 27 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
14 26 (0.70%) Oracle Database
15 25 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
16 23 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 21 (0.57%) NoSQL
17 21 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 17 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 15 (0.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 103 (2.79%) Jenkins
2 88 (2.39%) Git (software)
3 59 (1.60%) JIRA
4 58 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 37 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 34 (0.92%) MSI
7 23 (0.62%) TeamCity
7 23 (0.62%) Vagrant
8 21 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (0.43%) Selenium
10 15 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (0.35%) Maven
12 12 (0.33%) Bitbucket
13 11 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 9 (0.24%) JUnit
14 9 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (0.24%) TestRail
14 9 (0.24%) Zephyr
15 8 (0.22%) Chocolatey
15 8 (0.22%) SonarQube
General
1 458 (12.42%) Finance
2 163 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 145 (3.93%) Retail
4 143 (3.88%) Public Sector
5 79 (2.14%) Marketing
6 74 (2.01%) Banking
7 72 (1.95%) Manufacturing
8 64 (1.73%) Law
9 62 (1.68%) Legal
10 54 (1.46%) Aerospace
11 45 (1.22%) Electronics
12 44 (1.19%) Military
13 34 (0.92%) Advertising
14 27 (0.73%) Automotive
15 25 (0.68%) Local Government
16 24 (0.65%) German Language
17 23 (0.62%) Back Office
18 17 (0.46%) Financial Institution
19 15 (0.41%) Publishing
20 13 (0.35%) Police
Job Titles
1 787 (21.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 438 (11.87%) Support Engineer
3 381 (10.33%) Analyst
4 321 (8.70%) IT Support
5 305 (8.27%) IT Engineer
6 274 (7.43%) Architect
7 260 (7.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 214 (5.80%) Administrator
9 197 (5.34%) Consultant
10 191 (5.18%) 3rd Line Support
11 189 (5.12%) 2nd Line Support
12 187 (5.07%) Support Analyst
13 177 (4.80%) Systems Engineer
14 172 (4.66%) Systems Administrator
15 159 (4.31%) Network Engineer
16 150 (4.07%) IT Support Engineer
17 133 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
17 133 (3.61%) IT Analyst
18 126 (3.42%) DevOps Engineer
19 119 (3.23%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (3.01%) Web Services
2 55 (1.49%) LDAP
3 47 (1.27%) .NET
4 30 (0.81%) REST
5 29 (0.79%) Middleware
6 28 (0.76%) LAMP
7 26 (0.70%) SOAP
7 26 (0.70%) XML
8 23 (0.62%) Elastic Stack
8 23 (0.62%) JSON
9 15 (0.41%) Sensu
10 14 (0.38%) .NET Framework
10 14 (0.38%) XMPP
11 13 (0.35%) HTML
11 13 (0.35%) Spring
12 12 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
12 12 (0.33%) YAML
13 9 (0.24%) Kafka
13 9 (0.24%) RESTful
13 9 (0.24%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 654 (17.73%) Data Centre
2 247 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 206 (5.58%) Management Information System
4 135 (3.66%) Driving Licence
5 132 (3.58%) Public Cloud
6 126 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
7 119 (3.23%) Private Cloud
7 119 (3.23%) Replication
8 106 (2.87%) Clustering
9 98 (2.66%) Enterprise Storage
10 96 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 89 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
12 73 (1.98%) User Experience
13 52 (1.41%) CCTV
14 44 (1.19%) Hedge funds
15 40 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
16 39 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
17 38 (1.03%) CMDB
18 36 (0.98%) Fat Client
18 36 (0.98%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2,662 (72.16%) Windows
2 1,610 (43.64%) Windows Server
3 835 (22.63%) Linux
4 639 (17.32%) Windows 10
4 639 (17.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 474 (12.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 364 (9.87%) Windows 7
7 170 (4.61%) Windows 8
8 164 (4.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 158 (4.28%) Unix
10 109 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 105 (2.85%) CentOS
12 75 (2.03%) Ubuntu
13 60 (1.63%) Mac OS
14 50 (1.36%) Android
15 41 (1.11%) Apple iOS
16 39 (1.06%) Windows XP
17 32 (0.87%) Solaris
18 27 (0.73%) Debian
18 27 (0.73%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,014 (27.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 807 (21.88%) ITIL
3 504 (13.66%) Problem-Solving
4 371 (10.06%) Migration
5 339 (9.19%) Agile Software Development
6 335 (9.08%) DevOps
7 273 (7.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 244 (6.61%) Mentoring
9 220 (5.96%) Service Delivery
10 208 (5.64%) Service Management
11 204 (5.53%) Project Management
12 185 (5.01%) Presales
13 183 (4.96%) Change Management
14 170 (4.61%) Configuration Management
15 154 (4.17%) Project Delivery
16 151 (4.09%) Load Balancing
17 131 (3.55%) Virtual Infrastructure
18 126 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
19 125 (3.39%) Cybersecurity
20 121 (3.28%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 732 (19.84%) PowerShell
2 539 (14.61%) SQL
3 271 (7.35%) Python
4 172 (4.66%) Bash Shell
5 110 (2.98%) C
6 92 (2.49%) Shell Script
7 69 (1.87%) Perl
8 64 (1.73%) VBScript
9 56 (1.52%) Java
10 53 (1.44%) C#
10 53 (1.44%) JavaScript
11 46 (1.25%) Ruby
12 41 (1.11%) PHP
13 26 (0.70%) C++
14 22 (0.60%) Go
15 21 (0.57%) T-SQL
16 20 (0.54%) VB
17 13 (0.35%) Ada
18 10 (0.27%) Groovy
19 9 (0.24%) R
Qualifications
1 429 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 374 (10.14%) Degree
3 347 (9.41%) Cisco Certification
4 297 (8.05%) MCSE
5 281 (7.62%) Security Cleared
6 251 (6.80%) CCNA
7 250 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 211 (5.72%) MCSA
9 176 (4.77%) CCNP
10 146 (3.96%) SC Cleared
11 138 (3.74%) DV Cleared
12 90 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
13 73 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
14 65 (1.76%) MCP
15 58 (1.57%) CCIE
16 54 (1.46%) MCITP
17 41 (1.11%) DBS Check
18 38 (1.03%) AWS Certification
19 36 (0.98%) Citrix Certification
20 34 (0.92%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 309 (8.38%) SLA
2 127 (3.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (1.65%) GDPR
4 32 (0.87%) PCI DSS
5 31 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
6 24 (0.65%) ISO 9001
7 23 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 20 (0.54%) NIST
9 18 (0.49%) PMO
10 15 (0.41%) QA
10 15 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 11 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 9 (0.24%) COBIT
13 8 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 7 (0.19%) ISO 22301
15 6 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
16 5 (0.14%) NCSC
17 4 (0.11%) GPG13
18 3 (0.081%) GxP
19 2 (0.054%) RMADS
System Software
1 1,989 (53.92%) Active Directory
2 1,241 (33.64%) Hyper-V
3 489 (13.26%) vSphere
4 380 (10.30%) VMware ESXi
5 349 (9.46%) XenApp
6 224 (6.07%) XenDesktop
7 209 (5.67%) Docker
8 196 (5.31%) Virtual Machines
9 167 (4.53%) Virtual Servers
10 100 (2.71%) Virtual Desktop
11 90 (2.44%) VMware NSX
12 84 (2.28%) VirtualBox
13 60 (1.63%) Microsoft App-V
14 56 (1.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 53 (1.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 48 (1.30%) Terminal Services
17 45 (1.22%) Xen
18 43 (1.17%) NFS
19 42 (1.14%) Firmware
20 40 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 516 (13.99%) SCCM
2 245 (6.64%) Ansible
3 213 (5.77%) Puppet
4 194 (5.26%) WSUS
5 192 (5.20%) vCenter Server
6 168 (4.55%) SCOM
7 150 (4.07%) Terraform
8 141 (3.82%) Kubernetes
9 100 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
10 89 (2.41%) vRealize
11 83 (2.25%) Microsoft Intune
11 83 (2.25%) Nagios
12 60 (1.63%) Backup Exec
13 50 (1.36%) NetBackup
14 39 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
15 37 (1.00%) SCVMM
16 35 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 34 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
17 34 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
18 32 (0.87%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3,689 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,933 (52.40%) Microsoft
3 1,019 (27.62%) Cisco
4 926 (25.10%) Citrix
5 364 (9.87%) HP
6 333 (9.03%) Veeam
7 289 (7.83%) NetApp
8 238 (6.45%) Dell
9 202 (5.48%) Red Hat
10 198 (5.37%) EMC
11 177 (4.80%) SolarWinds
12 139 (3.77%) Oracle
13 127 (3.44%) Juniper
14 126 (3.42%) Symantec
15 118 (3.20%) Meraki
16 104 (2.82%) McAfee
17 103 (2.79%) Google
18 82 (2.22%) Avaya
19 81 (2.20%) Apple
20 78 (2.11%) IBM