Period
to 23 March 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 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 101 80
Rank change year-on-year +8 -21 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4,595 5,329 5,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.31% 3.22% 3.44%
As % of the System Software category 20.47% 23.61% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,828 4,352 4,647
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,900
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 22,443 22,568 19,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.17% 13.62% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18,313 18,593 16,680
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +9.41% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +3.66%

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 23 March 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 23 March 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 -17 1,624 £55,000 +6.80% 58
South East -4 910 £45,000 +12.50% 35
North of England +29 733 £37,500 -5.06% 35
Midlands +10 573 £43,250 +10.90% 18
West Midlands +6 429 £45,000 +12.50% 11
East of England +55 410 £42,500 -5.56% 10
North West +32 388 £40,000 - 15
South West -17 337 £41,250 +3.13% 31
Yorkshire +31 315 £36,500 -2.67% 18
East Midlands +19 144 £39,250 +4.67% 7
North East +12 35 £32,500 -7.14% 2
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 4,595 (100.00%) VMware
2 2,984 (64.94%) Windows
3 2,482 (54.02%) Microsoft
4 2,318 (50.45%) Active Directory
5 1,757 (38.24%) Windows Server
6 1,600 (34.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 1,527 (33.23%) Hyper-V
8 1,391 (30.27%) Cisco
9 1,351 (29.40%) Office 365
10 1,287 (28.01%) Firewall
11 1,263 (27.49%) Linux
12 1,117 (24.31%) Citrix
13 1,047 (22.79%) ITIL
14 1,012 (22.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 1,007 (21.92%) Amazon AWS
16 981 (21.35%) SQL
17 960 (20.89%) Data Centre
18 954 (20.76%) Windows Server 2012
19 952 (20.72%) DNS
20 904 (19.67%) PowerShell
21 828 (18.02%) MS Exchange
22 741 (16.13%) Finance
22 741 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
23 735 (16.00%) DHCP
24 732 (15.93%) SQL Server
25 724 (15.76%) SAN
26 690 (15.02%) WAN
27 682 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
28 673 (14.65%) SCCM
29 612 (13.32%) HP

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
1 828 (18.02%) MS Exchange
2 500 (10.88%) SharePoint
3 276 (6.01%) IIS
4 263 (5.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 240 (5.22%) Skype for Business
6 224 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 142 (3.09%) Apache
8 93 (2.02%) Tomcat
9 92 (2.00%) OpenStack
10 65 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 56 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 48 (1.04%) nginx
13 45 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
14 42 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
15 29 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
16 27 (0.59%) WebLogic
17 23 (0.50%) Confluence
17 23 (0.50%) JBoss
18 21 (0.46%) CMS
18 21 (0.46%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 501 (10.90%) Microsoft Office
2 89 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 33 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 31 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 22 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.065%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.044%) iWork
8 1 (0.022%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.022%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.15%) NetSuite
4 7 (0.15%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (0.087%) Infor SunSystems
7 3 (0.065%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.065%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.044%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.022%) Bankmaster
9 1 (0.022%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.022%) Oracle iProcurement
9 1 (0.022%) PlanetPress Connect
9 1 (0.022%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.022%) Sage 50
9 1 (0.022%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 1,600 (34.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,351 (29.40%) Office 365
3 1,007 (21.92%) Amazon AWS
4 285 (6.20%) IaaS
5 232 (5.05%) SaaS
6 193 (4.20%) PaaS
7 192 (4.18%) Azure Active Directory
8 177 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 111 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
10 73 (1.59%) Mimecast
11 62 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
12 59 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
13 48 (1.04%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 45 (0.98%) Amazon S3
15 37 (0.81%) GitHub
16 33 (0.72%) OneDrive
17 32 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 29 (0.63%) OpenShift
19 24 (0.52%) Datadog
20 20 (0.44%) BPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1,287 (28.01%) Firewall
2 952 (20.72%) DNS
3 735 (16.00%) DHCP
4 724 (15.76%) SAN
5 690 (15.02%) WAN
6 602 (13.10%) LAN
7 558 (12.14%) TCP/IP
8 383 (8.34%) VPN
9 294 (6.40%) VoIP
10 278 (6.05%) Network Security
11 272 (5.92%) VLAN
12 271 (5.90%) Wireless
13 196 (4.27%) Internet
14 194 (4.22%) Skype
15 169 (3.68%) NAS
16 161 (3.50%) Wi-Fi
17 155 (3.37%) NetScaler
18 120 (2.61%) iSCSI
19 112 (2.44%) MPLS
20 100 (2.18%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 732 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 194 (4.22%) MySQL
3 95 (2.07%) PostgreSQL
4 83 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
5 80 (1.74%) NoSQL
6 78 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
7 70 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 69 (1.50%) Oracle Database
8 69 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 68 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 68 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 67 (1.46%) MongoDB
11 66 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
12 49 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
13 43 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
14 42 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 42 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 41 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
16 37 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
17 35 (0.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 209 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 166 (3.61%) Git (software)
3 107 (2.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 89 (1.94%) JIRA
5 82 (1.78%) Maven
6 68 (1.48%) Gradle
7 67 (1.46%) Ant
8 63 (1.37%) Vagrant
9 51 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 50 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 46 (1.00%) Visual Studio
12 34 (0.74%) Selenium
13 33 (0.72%) Subversion
14 25 (0.54%) Travis CI
15 24 (0.52%) Mercurial
16 21 (0.46%) TeamCity
17 18 (0.39%) Bitbucket
17 18 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
18 16 (0.35%) SonarQube
18 16 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 741 (16.13%) Finance
2 176 (3.83%) Retail
3 158 (3.44%) Telecoms
4 138 (3.00%) Banking
5 110 (2.39%) Legal
6 79 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 66 (1.44%) Marketing
8 61 (1.33%) Publishing
9 51 (1.11%) Manufacturing
10 43 (0.94%) Advertising
11 35 (0.76%) Games
12 31 (0.67%) Electronics
13 29 (0.63%) Law
14 26 (0.57%) Back Office
15 17 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
16 15 (0.33%) Aerospace
17 13 (0.28%) Front Office
17 13 (0.28%) Investment Banking
17 13 (0.28%) Local Government
17 13 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 828 (18.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 547 (11.90%) Analyst
3 438 (9.53%) Architect
4 421 (9.16%) Support Engineer
5 278 (6.05%) Administrator
6 275 (5.98%) IT Engineer
7 248 (5.40%) Systems Engineer
8 247 (5.38%) Consultant
9 232 (5.05%) Support Analyst
10 222 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
11 219 (4.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 216 (4.70%) Cloud Engineer
13 203 (4.42%) IT Support
14 188 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
14 188 (4.09%) IT Analyst
15 186 (4.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 185 (4.03%) VMware Engineer
17 184 (4.00%) Network Engineer
18 177 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
19 166 (3.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (3.96%) Web Services
2 163 (3.55%) .NET
3 90 (1.96%) LAMP
4 76 (1.65%) JSON
5 72 (1.57%) HTML
6 68 (1.48%) LDAP
7 55 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
8 49 (1.07%) XML
9 43 (0.94%) Middleware
10 38 (0.83%) REST
11 31 (0.67%) RabbitMQ
11 31 (0.67%) Software Packaging
12 30 (0.65%) SOAP
13 27 (0.59%) CSS
13 27 (0.59%) Spring
14 26 (0.57%) Django
15 25 (0.54%) RESTful
15 25 (0.54%) WebRTC
16 24 (0.52%) HTML5
16 24 (0.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 960 (20.89%) Data Centre
2 325 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 305 (6.64%) Self-Motivation
4 249 (5.42%) Management Information System
5 244 (5.31%) Public Cloud
6 221 (4.81%) Replication
7 201 (4.37%) Clustering
8 187 (4.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 124 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
10 101 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
11 100 (2.18%) Private Cloud
12 98 (2.13%) Driving Licence
13 97 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
14 78 (1.70%) CMDB
15 68 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
16 66 (1.44%) Cyber Kill Chain
17 62 (1.35%) User Experience
18 59 (1.28%) Hedge funds
19 55 (1.20%) Fintech
20 54 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2,984 (64.94%) Windows
2 1,757 (38.24%) Windows Server
3 1,263 (27.49%) Linux
4 954 (20.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 741 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 540 (11.75%) Windows 10
7 418 (9.10%) Windows 7
8 208 (4.53%) Windows Server 2003
9 197 (4.29%) Unix
10 189 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 187 (4.07%) Windows 8
12 165 (3.59%) CentOS
13 159 (3.46%) Ubuntu
14 88 (1.92%) Apple iOS
14 88 (1.92%) Debian
15 72 (1.57%) Android
16 71 (1.55%) AIX
17 61 (1.33%) Windows XP
18 45 (0.98%) Solaris
19 42 (0.91%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,047 (22.79%) ITIL
2 1,012 (22.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 555 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
4 540 (11.75%) DevOps
5 456 (9.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 435 (9.47%) Agile Software Development
7 393 (8.55%) Migration
8 362 (7.88%) Presales
9 335 (7.29%) Project Management
10 318 (6.92%) Configuration Management
11 304 (6.62%) Service Management
12 271 (5.90%) Mentoring
13 260 (5.66%) High Availability
13 260 (5.66%) Service Delivery
14 244 (5.31%) Computer Science
15 229 (4.98%) Cybersecurity
16 219 (4.77%) Data Protection
17 213 (4.64%) Business Continuity
18 198 (4.31%) Information Security
19 187 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 981 (21.35%) SQL
2 904 (19.67%) PowerShell
3 486 (10.58%) Python
4 358 (7.79%) Bash Shell
5 153 (3.33%) Ruby
6 148 (3.22%) Java
7 145 (3.16%) Perl
8 112 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 101 (2.20%) Shell Script
10 83 (1.81%) C#
10 83 (1.81%) VBScript
11 72 (1.57%) C
12 64 (1.39%) T-SQL
13 61 (1.33%) PHP
14 39 (0.85%) Go
15 37 (0.81%) C++
15 37 (0.81%) VB
16 30 (0.65%) PL/SQL
17 20 (0.44%) Objective-C
18 17 (0.37%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 682 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 487 (10.60%) MCSE
3 471 (10.25%) Cisco Certification
4 456 (9.92%) Degree
5 391 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 321 (6.99%) CCNA
7 320 (6.96%) Security Cleared
8 259 (5.64%) MCSA
9 195 (4.24%) SC Cleared
10 175 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
11 169 (3.68%) CCNP
12 151 (3.29%) MCP
13 149 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
14 128 (2.79%) MCITP
15 109 (2.37%) CISSP
16 89 (1.94%) DV Cleared
17 79 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
18 77 (1.68%) CREST Certified
19 74 (1.61%) SANS
20 65 (1.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (8.23%) SLA
2 257 (5.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 202 (4.40%) GDPR
4 137 (2.98%) PCI DSS
5 62 (1.35%) QA
6 32 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 30 (0.65%) COBIT
8 25 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
9 23 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 17 (0.37%) GPG13
11 15 (0.33%) HL7
12 14 (0.30%) PMO
13 12 (0.26%) HIPAA
14 11 (0.24%) GAMP
14 11 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 9 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 6 (0.13%) NIST 800
17 4 (0.087%) COSO
18 3 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
19 2 (0.044%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 2,318 (50.45%) Active Directory
2 1,527 (33.23%) Hyper-V
3 576 (12.54%) vSphere
4 496 (10.79%) VMware ESXi
5 376 (8.18%) XenApp
6 318 (6.92%) Docker
7 269 (5.85%) Virtual Machines
8 245 (5.33%) XenDesktop
9 204 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
10 124 (2.70%) VMware NSX
11 105 (2.29%) VirtualBox
12 104 (2.26%) Virtual Desktop
13 89 (1.94%) VMware Workstation
14 87 (1.89%) XenServer
15 85 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
16 74 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 66 (1.44%) NFS
18 63 (1.37%) vCloud
18 63 (1.37%) Xen
19 59 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 673 (14.65%) SCCM
2 386 (8.40%) Ansible
3 381 (8.29%) Puppet
4 219 (4.77%) vCenter Server
5 200 (4.35%) SCOM
6 195 (4.24%) Kubernetes
7 175 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
8 145 (3.16%) WSUS
9 140 (3.05%) Backup Exec
9 140 (3.05%) Terraform
10 116 (2.52%) Nagios
11 102 (2.22%) SCVMM
12 98 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
13 93 (2.02%) vRealize
14 70 (1.52%) SCOrch
15 66 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
15 66 (1.44%) Single Sign-On
16 63 (1.37%) NetBackup
17 54 (1.18%) Docker Swarm
17 54 (1.18%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 4,595 (100.00%) VMware
2 2,482 (54.02%) Microsoft
3 1,391 (30.27%) Cisco
4 1,117 (24.31%) Citrix
5 612 (13.32%) HP
6 522 (11.36%) NetApp
7 401 (8.73%) Dell
8 309 (6.72%) EMC
8 309 (6.72%) Veeam
9 271 (5.90%) Oracle
10 219 (4.77%) Red Hat
11 209 (4.55%) Google
11 209 (4.55%) Symantec
12 203 (4.42%) IBM
13 188 (4.09%) Meraki
14 158 (3.44%) Juniper
15 134 (2.92%) McAfee
16 128 (2.79%) SolarWinds
17 122 (2.66%) F5
18 108 (2.35%) CheckPoint