Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 97 76
Rank change year-on-year +2 -21 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 4,823 5,415 6,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.24% 3.24% 3.84%
As % of the System Software category 20.87% 24.91% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,006 4,571 5,530
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £71,500
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 23,110 21,741 21,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.53% 13.00% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18,929 18,215 18,223
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -10 1,781 £55,000 +10.00% 174
South East -15 948 £42,500 +6.25% 146
North of England +13 778 £40,000 +6.67% 130
Midlands +30 569 £40,000 +6.67% 90
North West +39 477 £40,000 +5.26% 69
West Midlands +29 435 £42,500 +13.33% 45
East of England +37 412 £45,000 - 64
South West -12 336 £42,500 +6.25% 74
Yorkshire -21 276 £41,000 +9.33% 50
East Midlands -6 134 £38,500 +10.00% 44
North East -36 25 £30,000 -14.29% 11
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 4,823 (100.00%) VMware
2 3,144 (65.19%) Windows
3 2,404 (49.84%) Microsoft
4 2,334 (48.39%) Active Directory
5 1,939 (40.20%) Windows Server
6 1,475 (30.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 1,447 (30.00%) Linux
8 1,439 (29.84%) Cisco
9 1,423 (29.50%) Hyper-V
10 1,349 (27.97%) Firewall
11 1,283 (26.60%) Office 365
12 1,205 (24.98%) ITIL
13 1,120 (23.22%) Citrix
14 1,102 (22.85%) Amazon AWS
15 1,039 (21.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 990 (20.53%) DNS
17 987 (20.46%) Windows Server 2012
18 960 (19.90%) MS Exchange
19 945 (19.59%) SQL
20 915 (18.97%) Data Centre
21 874 (18.12%) PowerShell
22 840 (17.42%) SAN
23 818 (16.96%) Finance
24 798 (16.55%) Windows Server 2008
25 741 (15.36%) WAN
26 729 (15.12%) SQL Server
27 728 (15.09%) DHCP
28 715 (14.82%) SCCM
29 685 (14.20%) LAN
30 649 (13.46%) 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
1 960 (19.90%) MS Exchange
2 447 (9.27%) SharePoint
3 326 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 285 (5.91%) IIS
5 266 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 234 (4.85%) Skype for Business
7 174 (3.61%) OpenStack
8 111 (2.30%) Apache
9 109 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 80 (1.66%) Tomcat
11 59 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 57 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
13 52 (1.08%) nginx
14 47 (0.97%) WebLogic
15 41 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
16 38 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 38 (0.79%) JBoss
17 37 (0.77%) Confluence
18 34 (0.70%) CMS
18 34 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 486 (10.08%) Microsoft Office
2 130 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 48 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 38 (0.79%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.73%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.083%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.062%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.062%) Windchill
9 1 (0.021%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 72 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 10 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.17%) Visualfiles
5 6 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
5 6 (0.12%) ReMetrica
6 4 (0.083%) C-CURE
6 4 (0.083%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 4 (0.083%) Scribe Insight
7 3 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.062%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.062%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.062%) PlanetPress Connect
7 3 (0.062%) Sage 50
7 3 (0.062%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.041%) Bankmaster
8 2 (0.041%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.041%) Magento
8 2 (0.041%) Maximo
8 2 (0.041%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 1,475 (30.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,283 (26.60%) Office 365
3 1,102 (22.85%) Amazon AWS
4 254 (5.27%) IaaS
5 205 (4.25%) SaaS
6 159 (3.30%) PaaS
7 155 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
8 114 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
9 110 (2.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 76 (1.58%) Amazon EC2
11 74 (1.53%) Mimecast
12 62 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 62 (1.29%) OpenShift
13 61 (1.26%) Amazon S3
14 53 (1.10%) GitHub
15 52 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 44 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 27 (0.56%) OneDrive
18 26 (0.54%) G Suite
19 18 (0.37%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,349 (27.97%) Firewall
2 990 (20.53%) DNS
3 840 (17.42%) SAN
4 741 (15.36%) WAN
5 728 (15.09%) DHCP
6 685 (14.20%) LAN
7 630 (13.06%) TCP/IP
8 434 (9.00%) VPN
9 308 (6.39%) Network Security
10 281 (5.83%) VLAN
11 244 (5.06%) Wireless
12 221 (4.58%) Internet
13 215 (4.46%) VoIP
14 208 (4.31%) Wi-Fi
15 201 (4.17%) NAS
16 174 (3.61%) Skype
17 147 (3.05%) NetScaler
18 134 (2.78%) BGP
18 134 (2.78%) iSCSI
19 127 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 729 (15.12%) SQL Server
2 214 (4.44%) MySQL
3 102 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
4 93 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
5 84 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 79 (1.64%) NoSQL
7 72 (1.49%) Big Data
8 71 (1.47%) Oracle Database
9 69 (1.43%) Relational Database
10 63 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
11 62 (1.29%) MongoDB
12 59 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 53 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
13 53 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 51 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 48 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
16 35 (0.73%) RDBMS
17 32 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
18 31 (0.64%) MariaDB
19 30 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 237 (4.91%) Jenkins
2 187 (3.88%) Git (software)
3 109 (2.26%) JIRA
4 95 (1.97%) Maven
5 85 (1.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 78 (1.62%) Vagrant
7 62 (1.29%) Ant
8 61 (1.26%) Gradle
9 59 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
10 58 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 50 (1.04%) Subversion
12 49 (1.02%) Bitbucket
13 46 (0.95%) Visual Studio
14 43 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 39 (0.81%) Selenium
16 26 (0.54%) Cucumber
16 26 (0.54%) Mercurial
16 26 (0.54%) WinDbg
17 23 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
18 19 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 818 (16.96%) Finance
2 242 (5.02%) Telecoms
3 173 (3.59%) Retail
4 159 (3.30%) Banking
5 148 (3.07%) Legal
6 77 (1.60%) Marketing
7 69 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 68 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 65 (1.35%) Publishing
10 59 (1.22%) Law
11 54 (1.12%) Electronics
12 50 (1.04%) Advertising
13 39 (0.81%) Games
14 36 (0.75%) Investment Banking
15 31 (0.64%) Back Office
16 21 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
17 18 (0.37%) Military
18 16 (0.33%) Billing
19 15 (0.31%) French Language
20 12 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 844 (17.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 584 (12.11%) Analyst
3 469 (9.72%) Support Engineer
4 462 (9.58%) Architect
5 306 (6.34%) Administrator
6 299 (6.20%) IT Engineer
7 262 (5.43%) Consultant
8 256 (5.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 253 (5.25%) IT Support
10 239 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
11 236 (4.89%) Systems Engineer
12 225 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
13 219 (4.54%) IT Analyst
14 218 (4.52%) Support Analyst
15 196 (4.06%) VMware Engineer
16 195 (4.04%) Solutions Architect
17 190 (3.94%) Network Engineer
18 184 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
19 169 (3.50%) Cloud Engineer
20 166 (3.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (4.27%) Web Services
2 169 (3.50%) .NET
3 82 (1.70%) LAMP
4 70 (1.45%) HTML
5 69 (1.43%) LDAP
6 62 (1.29%) JSON
6 62 (1.29%) Middleware
7 54 (1.12%) XML
8 50 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
9 42 (0.87%) SOAP
10 40 (0.83%) REST
11 38 (0.79%) Node.js
11 38 (0.79%) RESTful
12 36 (0.75%) Spring
12 36 (0.75%) Spring Boot
13 35 (0.73%) CSS
14 32 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
15 26 (0.54%) AngularJS
15 26 (0.54%) J2EE
16 25 (0.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 915 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 327 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 325 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 268 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
5 227 (4.71%) Public Cloud
6 195 (4.04%) Replication
7 181 (3.75%) Clustering
8 167 (3.46%) Private Cloud
9 163 (3.38%) Hybrid Cloud
10 127 (2.63%) Driving Licence
11 114 (2.36%) Enterprise Storage
12 107 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
13 96 (1.99%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 85 (1.76%) User Experience
15 69 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
16 68 (1.41%) Fintech
17 66 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
18 64 (1.33%) Hedge funds
19 60 (1.24%) Blackberry
20 59 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3,144 (65.19%) Windows
2 1,939 (40.20%) Windows Server
3 1,447 (30.00%) Linux
4 987 (20.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 798 (16.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 566 (11.74%) Windows 10
7 537 (11.13%) Windows 7
8 272 (5.64%) Unix
9 264 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 222 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 211 (4.37%) Windows 8
12 165 (3.42%) CentOS
13 140 (2.90%) Ubuntu
14 77 (1.60%) Debian
15 67 (1.39%) Android
15 67 (1.39%) Windows XP
16 66 (1.37%) AIX
16 66 (1.37%) Apple iOS
17 57 (1.18%) Solaris
18 45 (0.93%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,205 (24.98%) ITIL
2 1,039 (21.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 573 (11.88%) DevOps
4 549 (11.38%) Problem-Solving
5 505 (10.47%) Agile Software Development
6 458 (9.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 405 (8.40%) Migration
8 404 (8.38%) Service Management
9 387 (8.02%) Project Management
10 340 (7.05%) Configuration Management
11 331 (6.86%) Service Delivery
12 327 (6.78%) Presales
13 312 (6.47%) Mentoring
14 260 (5.39%) Data Protection
15 254 (5.27%) Incident Management
16 247 (5.12%) High Availability
17 222 (4.60%) Change Management
18 215 (4.46%) Information Security
19 213 (4.42%) Business Continuity
20 207 (4.29%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 945 (19.59%) SQL
2 874 (18.12%) PowerShell
3 589 (12.21%) Python
4 407 (8.44%) Bash Shell
5 203 (4.21%) Java
6 187 (3.88%) Ruby
7 175 (3.63%) Perl
8 100 (2.07%) JavaScript
9 97 (2.01%) VBScript
10 92 (1.91%) Shell Script
11 78 (1.62%) PHP
12 75 (1.56%) C
13 71 (1.47%) C#
14 56 (1.16%) C++
15 47 (0.97%) T-SQL
16 45 (0.93%) VB
17 44 (0.91%) Go
18 27 (0.56%) PL/SQL
19 20 (0.41%) Java 8
20 11 (0.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 649 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 489 (10.14%) MCSE
3 488 (10.12%) Cisco Certification
4 470 (9.74%) Degree
5 391 (8.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 354 (7.34%) Security Cleared
7 295 (6.12%) CCNA
8 241 (5.00%) MCSA
9 239 (4.96%) CCNP
10 201 (4.17%) SC Cleared
11 175 (3.63%) MCP
12 152 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
13 151 (3.13%) CISSP
14 133 (2.76%) DV Cleared
15 122 (2.53%) SANS
16 119 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
17 105 (2.18%) MCITP
18 96 (1.99%) CREST Certified
19 85 (1.76%) RHCE
20 81 (1.68%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 365 (7.57%) SLA
2 240 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 203 (4.21%) GDPR
4 184 (3.82%) PCI DSS
5 64 (1.33%) QA
6 25 (0.52%) ISO 9001
7 24 (0.50%) PMO
8 21 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 19 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
10 17 (0.35%) COBIT
11 15 (0.31%) GPG13
12 11 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 7 (0.15%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.083%) HIPAA
15 3 (0.062%) GAMP
15 3 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 2 (0.041%) ISO 22301
16 2 (0.041%) ISO 9000
17 1 (0.021%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2,334 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 1,423 (29.50%) Hyper-V
3 601 (12.46%) VMware ESXi
4 599 (12.42%) vSphere
5 379 (7.86%) XenApp
6 367 (7.61%) Docker
7 254 (5.27%) XenDesktop
8 253 (5.25%) Virtual Machines
9 235 (4.87%) Virtual Servers
10 127 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
11 115 (2.38%) VMware NSX
12 94 (1.95%) VirtualBox
13 86 (1.78%) Microsoft App-V
14 85 (1.76%) VMware Workstation
15 80 (1.66%) Terminal Services
16 79 (1.64%) Xen
17 76 (1.58%) KVM
18 72 (1.49%) VMware Server
19 71 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 67 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 715 (14.82%) SCCM
2 424 (8.79%) Puppet
3 409 (8.48%) Ansible
4 262 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
5 249 (5.16%) SCOM
6 222 (4.60%) vCenter Server
7 194 (4.02%) Kubernetes
8 169 (3.50%) Nagios
9 165 (3.42%) WSUS
10 151 (3.13%) vRealize
11 130 (2.70%) Backup Exec
12 127 (2.63%) Terraform
13 97 (2.01%) SCVMM
14 86 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
15 76 (1.58%) SCOrch
16 59 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
17 57 (1.18%) NetBackup
18 55 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
19 52 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
20 48 (1.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 4,823 (100.00%) VMware
2 2,404 (49.84%) Microsoft
3 1,439 (29.84%) Cisco
4 1,120 (23.22%) Citrix
5 566 (11.74%) HP
6 500 (10.37%) NetApp
7 365 (7.57%) Red Hat
8 349 (7.24%) Dell
9 323 (6.70%) EMC
10 271 (5.62%) Oracle
11 270 (5.60%) Veeam
12 215 (4.46%) Symantec
13 204 (4.23%) IBM
14 178 (3.69%) Google
15 172 (3.57%) Juniper
16 171 (3.55%) SolarWinds
17 161 (3.34%) F5
18 159 (3.30%) McAfee
19 126 (2.61%) CheckPoint
20 113 (2.34%) Meraki