Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 100 94 93
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2,079 3,669 4,673
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.11% 3.23% 3.32%
As % of the System Software category 16.73% 18.83% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,926 3,180 4,076
Median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,125 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -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 12,424 19,490 22,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.60% 17.14% 15.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10,407 16,277 18,538
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 -28 559 £60,000 +16.50% 109
South East +15 444 £45,000 +5.88% 89
North of England +2 364 £42,000 +5.00% 109
South West +8 293 £40,000 -5.88% 42
Midlands -17 289 £40,000 - 66
West Midlands -19 202 £40,000 - 46
North West +3 193 £43,000 +7.50% 48
Yorkshire -10 127 £35,000 -16.67% 42
East of England +4 113 £50,000 +25.00% 28
East Midlands 0 84 £40,000 +2.56% 20
North East +31 44 £42,000 +13.51% 20
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 2,079 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,384 (66.57%) Windows
3 1,120 (53.87%) Microsoft
4 1,040 (50.02%) Azure
5 998 (48.00%) Active Directory
6 888 (42.71%) Windows Server
7 772 (37.13%) Microsoft 365
8 692 (33.29%) Hyper-V
9 622 (29.92%) Linux
10 588 (28.28%) Firewall
11 581 (27.95%) PowerShell
12 575 (27.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 539 (25.93%) DNS
14 499 (24.00%) Cisco
15 489 (23.52%) AWS
16 438 (21.07%) ITIL
17 402 (19.34%) Citrix
18 377 (18.13%) DHCP
19 338 (16.26%) Windows Server 2012
19 338 (16.26%) DevOps
20 332 (15.97%) Windows Server 2016
21 328 (15.78%) Ansible
22 322 (15.49%) SAN
23 295 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
24 292 (14.05%) TCP/IP
25 285 (13.71%) Data Centre
26 280 (13.47%) VMware ESXi
27 272 (13.08%) SCCM
28 271 (13.04%) MS Exchange
29 270 (12.99%) Windows 10

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
1 271 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 244 (11.74%) SharePoint
3 96 (4.62%) Confluence
4 79 (3.80%) IIS
5 76 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 69 (3.32%) Exchange Server 2013
7 42 (2.02%) Apache
8 27 (1.30%) Skype for Business
9 26 (1.25%) OpenStack
10 25 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
11 15 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (0.67%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (0.38%) nginx
16 7 (0.34%) GlassFish
17 6 (0.29%) Apache Solr
18 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
19 4 (0.19%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 159 (7.65%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (2.31%) Microsoft Project
3 12 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.53%) Workfront
2 6 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.24%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.096%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.096%) Tradar
6 1 (0.048%) BASE24
6 1 (0.048%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.048%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.048%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,040 (50.02%) Azure
2 772 (37.13%) Microsoft 365
3 489 (23.52%) AWS
4 172 (8.27%) Azure Active Directory
5 147 (7.07%) PaaS
6 142 (6.83%) IaaS
7 140 (6.73%) SaaS
8 88 (4.23%) GCP
9 58 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
10 53 (2.55%) OneDrive
11 40 (1.92%) Mimecast
12 33 (1.59%) GitHub
13 28 (1.35%) OpenShift
14 27 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
15 16 (0.77%) G Suite
16 15 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
17 14 (0.67%) Power Platform
18 13 (0.63%) Serverless
18 13 (0.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 11 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 588 (28.28%) Firewall
2 539 (25.93%) DNS
3 377 (18.13%) DHCP
4 322 (15.49%) SAN
5 292 (14.05%) TCP/IP
6 258 (12.41%) VPN
7 243 (11.69%) WAN
8 210 (10.10%) LAN
9 194 (9.33%) VLAN
10 132 (6.35%) VoIP
11 91 (4.38%) Network Security
12 81 (3.90%) NAS
12 81 (3.90%) Wireless
13 73 (3.51%) Internet
13 73 (3.51%) OSPF
14 72 (3.46%) VSAN
15 66 (3.17%) Remote Desktop
16 60 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
17 59 (2.84%) Skype
18 55 (2.65%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 49 (2.36%) Amazon RDS
3 36 (1.73%) MySQL
4 35 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
5 32 (1.54%) Big Data
6 27 (1.30%) MongoDB
7 18 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 10 (0.48%) CouchDB
8 10 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.43%) Redis
9 9 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (0.38%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.38%) Power BI
11 7 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 7 (0.34%) Hadoop
11 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 147 (7.07%) Git (software)
2 105 (5.05%) JIRA
3 75 (3.61%) Jenkins
4 49 (2.36%) Subversion
5 47 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
6 25 (1.20%) GitLab
7 23 (1.11%) Artifactory
8 22 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 22 (1.06%) Visual Studio
9 21 (1.01%) Maven
9 21 (1.01%) TeamCity
10 16 (0.77%) IDA Disassembler
11 13 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (0.53%) Bitbucket
12 11 (0.53%) Gerrit
13 10 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.43%) Selenium
15 8 (0.38%) Gradle
16 6 (0.29%) SonarQube
16 6 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 212 (10.20%) Finance
2 87 (4.18%) Public Sector
3 82 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 62 (2.98%) Banking
5 36 (1.73%) Legal
6 35 (1.68%) Aerospace
7 29 (1.39%) Marketing
8 28 (1.35%) Law
9 26 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.15%) Military
11 18 (0.87%) Local Government
11 18 (0.87%) Retail
12 15 (0.72%) French Language
13 14 (0.67%) Back Office
14 13 (0.63%) Automotive
14 13 (0.63%) Police
15 12 (0.58%) Games
16 8 (0.38%) Digital Economy
16 8 (0.38%) Electronics
17 5 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 467 (22.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 228 (10.97%) Support Engineer
3 207 (9.96%) IT Engineer
4 163 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 152 (7.31%) Analyst
6 148 (7.12%) Architect
7 137 (6.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 125 (6.01%) Systems Engineer
9 115 (5.53%) IT Support
10 114 (5.48%) Consultant
11 110 (5.29%) VMware Engineer
12 108 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 103 (4.95%) Administrator
13 103 (4.95%) Linux Engineer
14 100 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
15 85 (4.09%) Network Engineer
16 80 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
17 79 (3.80%) Azure Engineer
18 78 (3.75%) Server Engineer
19 76 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (4.95%) Web Services
2 32 (1.54%) LDAP
3 31 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
4 29 (1.39%) .NET
5 23 (1.11%) REST
6 20 (0.96%) XML
7 19 (0.91%) YAML
8 17 (0.82%) JSON
9 15 (0.72%) RESTful
10 13 (0.63%) HTML
10 13 (0.63%) Spring
11 12 (0.58%) WebRTC
12 10 (0.48%) SOAP
12 10 (0.48%) XMPP
13 9 (0.43%) COM
13 9 (0.43%) LAMP
14 8 (0.38%) 802.1X
14 8 (0.38%) CSS
14 8 (0.38%) RAML
14 8 (0.38%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 285 (13.71%) Data Centre
2 184 (8.85%) Public Cloud
3 146 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (4.04%) Management Information System
5 79 (3.80%) Replication
6 71 (3.42%) Private Cloud
7 66 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
8 61 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
9 58 (2.79%) Clustering
10 38 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
11 31 (1.49%) PKI
12 29 (1.39%) Client/Server
13 24 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 23 (1.11%) Virtual Team
15 21 (1.01%) Hedge funds
16 20 (0.96%) Driving Licence
16 20 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
17 19 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
18 18 (0.87%) Fat Client
18 18 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1,384 (66.57%) Windows
2 888 (42.71%) Windows Server
3 622 (29.92%) Linux
4 338 (16.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 332 (15.97%) Windows Server 2016
6 270 (12.99%) Windows 10
7 207 (9.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 179 (8.61%) Windows Server 2019
9 131 (6.30%) CentOS
10 110 (5.29%) Windows 7
11 92 (4.43%) Ubuntu
12 91 (4.38%) Unix
13 86 (4.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 52 (2.50%) Android
15 32 (1.54%) Apple iOS
16 24 (1.15%) Debian
16 24 (1.15%) Windows 8
17 20 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
18 16 (0.77%) Fedora
18 16 (0.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 575 (27.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 438 (21.07%) ITIL
3 338 (16.26%) DevOps
4 295 (14.19%) Problem-Solving
5 242 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
6 180 (8.66%) Service Management
7 172 (8.27%) Configuration Management
8 169 (8.13%) Migration
9 135 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 130 (6.25%) Infrastructure as Code
11 118 (5.68%) Scrum
12 108 (5.19%) Presales
13 104 (5.00%) Project Management
14 97 (4.67%) High Availability
15 96 (4.62%) Project Delivery
16 95 (4.57%) Change Management
17 92 (4.43%) Service Delivery
18 85 (4.09%) Mentoring
18 85 (4.09%) Virtual Environments
19 82 (3.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 581 (27.95%) PowerShell
2 268 (12.89%) SQL
3 247 (11.88%) Python
4 226 (10.87%) Bash Shell
5 67 (3.22%) Java
6 49 (2.36%) JavaScript
6 49 (2.36%) Perl
6 49 (2.36%) Shell Script
7 45 (2.16%) C#
8 42 (2.02%) C
9 35 (1.68%) Ruby
10 33 (1.59%) PHP
11 25 (1.20%) C++
12 20 (0.96%) T-SQL
13 18 (0.87%) VBScript
14 15 (0.72%) VB
15 12 (0.58%) Groovy
15 12 (0.58%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.29%) Go
17 4 (0.19%) Jython
Qualifications
1 243 (11.69%) Security Cleared
2 238 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 190 (9.14%) Cisco Certification
4 187 (8.99%) Degree
5 181 (8.71%) SC Cleared
6 173 (8.32%) MCSE
7 159 (7.65%) CCNA
8 124 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 108 (5.19%) MCSA
10 76 (3.66%) CCNP
11 57 (2.74%) DV Cleared
12 47 (2.26%) MCP
13 44 (2.12%) Computer Science Degree
14 35 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
15 34 (1.64%) MCITP
16 30 (1.44%) RHCE
17 28 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
18 25 (1.20%) AWS Certification
19 24 (1.15%) GIAC
19 24 (1.15%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (6.01%) SLA
2 43 (2.07%) GDPR
3 42 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 21 (1.01%) QA
6 18 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 13 (0.63%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.43%) PMO
9 8 (0.38%) NIST
10 6 (0.29%) OpenSCAP
11 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.096%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (0.096%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.048%) COBIT
13 1 (0.048%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.048%) RMADS
System Software
1 998 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 692 (33.29%) Hyper-V
3 280 (13.47%) VMware ESXi
4 246 (11.83%) vSphere
5 214 (10.29%) Docker
6 138 (6.64%) XenApp
7 113 (5.44%) Virtual Servers
8 109 (5.24%) VMware NSX
9 89 (4.28%) XenDesktop
10 74 (3.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 55 (2.65%) Xen
12 54 (2.60%) KVM
13 44 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
14 39 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
15 32 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
16 28 (1.35%) VirtualBox
16 28 (1.35%) VMware Server
17 25 (1.20%) NFS
18 18 (0.87%) vCloud
19 16 (0.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 328 (15.78%) Ansible
2 272 (13.08%) SCCM
3 170 (8.18%) Terraform
4 158 (7.60%) Puppet
5 141 (6.78%) Microsoft Intune
6 126 (6.06%) Kubernetes
7 83 (3.99%) SCOM
8 74 (3.56%) vCenter Server
9 70 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
10 57 (2.74%) Nagios
11 53 (2.55%) WSUS
12 41 (1.97%) NetBackup
13 40 (1.92%) vRealize
14 38 (1.83%) SCVMM
15 30 (1.44%) Backup Exec
16 28 (1.35%) ZABBIX
17 25 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
18 24 (1.15%) HAProxy
18 24 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
19 21 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,079 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,120 (53.87%) Microsoft
3 499 (24.00%) Cisco
4 402 (19.34%) Citrix
5 244 (11.74%) Veeam
6 177 (8.51%) Dell
7 163 (7.84%) HP
8 162 (7.79%) Red Hat
9 131 (6.30%) EMC
10 128 (6.16%) NetApp
11 126 (6.06%) Oracle
12 107 (5.15%) SolarWinds
13 89 (4.28%) Google
14 73 (3.51%) Sophos
15 67 (3.22%) Juniper
16 65 (3.13%) F5
16 65 (3.13%) IBM
17 54 (2.60%) Symantec
18 53 (2.55%) Fortinet
19 49 (2.36%) McAfee