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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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 215 148 94
Rank change year-on-year -67 -54 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2,565 2,551 1,875
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.84% 2.50% 3.35%
As % of the System Software category 11.06% 13.29% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,982 1,851 1,524
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
25th Percentile £37,795 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +10.47%

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 23,199 19,200 10,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.66% 18.80% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13,266 13,427 8,701
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,675 £38,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £56,914 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.36% +3.48% +10.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%

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 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022. 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
Jobs
London -75 858 £57,500 - 93
South East -50 541 £45,500 +1.11% 83
North of England -42 426 £42,250 -0.59% 107
Midlands -50 313 £45,000 +5.88% 75
North West -48 221 £42,500 -5.56% 60
South West -33 214 £51,000 +10.87% 59
West Midlands -34 207 £43,500 -7.94% 46
East of England -40 194 £52,500 +23.53% 20
Yorkshire -11 180 £42,500 +13.33% 39
East Midlands -44 105 £45,000 +5.88% 29
North East -25 25 £40,000 +14.29% 8
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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 2,565 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,638 (63.86%) Windows
3 1,490 (58.09%) Microsoft
4 1,369 (53.37%) Active Directory
5 1,340 (52.24%) Azure
6 1,101 (42.92%) Microsoft 365
7 1,051 (40.97%) Windows Server
8 802 (31.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 744 (29.01%) Firewall
10 700 (27.29%) Cisco
11 684 (26.67%) AWS
12 677 (26.39%) Linux
13 634 (24.72%) DNS
14 632 (24.64%) Social Skills
15 619 (24.13%) Hyper-V
16 609 (23.74%) ITIL
17 593 (23.12%) PowerShell
18 517 (20.16%) Citrix
19 511 (19.92%) DHCP
20 438 (17.08%) Finance
21 429 (16.73%) Data Centre
22 387 (15.09%) SAN
23 385 (15.01%) WAN
24 374 (14.58%) vSphere
25 372 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
26 358 (13.96%) LAN
27 350 (13.65%) SharePoint
28 347 (13.53%) SQL Server
29 346 (13.49%) VPN
30 340 (13.26%) SCCM

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
1 350 (13.65%) SharePoint
2 296 (11.54%) MS Exchange
3 136 (5.30%) IIS
4 58 (2.26%) Apache
5 50 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
6 45 (1.75%) OpenStack
7 42 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 40 (1.56%) nginx
9 32 (1.25%) Confluence
10 31 (1.21%) Skype for Business
11 23 (0.90%) GemFire
12 13 (0.51%) ArcGIS
12 13 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (0.31%) WordPress
14 6 (0.23%) Site Server
14 6 (0.23%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.19%) Jetty
15 5 (0.19%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.16%) MQSeries
17 3 (0.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 286 (11.15%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (0.86%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (0.35%) EngageOne
7 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.078%) Stata
9 1 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.039%) Avid Media Composer
9 1 (0.039%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 13 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.078%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.078%) Eikon
3 2 (0.078%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.078%) Fidessa
3 2 (0.078%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.078%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.039%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.039%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.039%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
4 1 (0.039%) RMDS
4 1 (0.039%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1,340 (52.24%) Azure
2 1,101 (42.92%) Microsoft 365
3 684 (26.67%) AWS
4 317 (12.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 166 (6.47%) IaaS
6 106 (4.13%) SaaS
7 104 (4.05%) PaaS
8 86 (3.35%) GCP
9 74 (2.88%) OneDrive
10 70 (2.73%) Azure DevOps
11 67 (2.61%) OpenShift
12 65 (2.53%) Power Platform
13 52 (2.03%) GitHub
14 44 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
15 38 (1.48%) Serverless
16 36 (1.40%) Nutanix
17 35 (1.36%) Azure Sentinel
18 32 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
18 32 (1.25%) Mimecast
19 29 (1.13%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 744 (29.01%) Firewall
2 634 (24.72%) DNS
3 511 (19.92%) DHCP
4 387 (15.09%) SAN
5 385 (15.01%) WAN
6 358 (13.96%) LAN
7 346 (13.49%) VPN
8 339 (13.22%) TCP/IP
9 222 (8.65%) VLAN
10 137 (5.34%) Network Security
11 120 (4.68%) MPLS
12 112 (4.37%) NAS
13 105 (4.09%) Wireless
14 104 (4.05%) Fibre Channel
15 101 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
16 100 (3.90%) VoIP
17 97 (3.78%) OSPF
18 89 (3.47%) Remote Desktop
19 88 (3.43%) BGP
20 86 (3.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 97 (3.78%) MySQL
3 74 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
4 55 (2.14%) Power BI
5 47 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
6 30 (1.17%) InfluxDB
7 25 (0.97%) Big Data
8 24 (0.94%) NoSQL
9 23 (0.90%) MongoDB
10 21 (0.82%) Relational Database
11 18 (0.70%) Hadoop
12 17 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (0.66%) ArangoDB
12 17 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 17 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 17 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (0.62%) Oracle Database
14 15 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
15 14 (0.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 12 (0.47%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 131 (5.11%) Jenkins
2 124 (4.83%) Git (software)
3 48 (1.87%) JIRA
4 46 (1.79%) GitLab
5 31 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
6 24 (0.94%) JMeter
7 23 (0.90%) Cucumber
7 23 (0.90%) JUnit
8 21 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (0.74%) Bitbucket
10 18 (0.70%) Maven
11 17 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (0.66%) CircleCI
11 17 (0.66%) Gradle
11 17 (0.66%) Travis CI
12 12 (0.47%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.39%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.27%) Jaeger
14 7 (0.27%) Subversion
15 6 (0.23%) MSI
General
1 632 (24.64%) Social Skills
2 438 (17.08%) Finance
3 278 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
4 180 (7.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 147 (5.73%) Telecoms
6 142 (5.54%) Law
7 113 (4.41%) Banking
8 88 (3.43%) Public Sector
9 86 (3.35%) Retail
10 83 (3.24%) Legal
11 73 (2.85%) Organisational Skills
12 50 (1.95%) Presentation Skills
13 47 (1.83%) Manufacturing
14 40 (1.56%) Marketing
15 35 (1.36%) Documentation Skills
16 28 (1.09%) Financial Institution
16 28 (1.09%) Influencing Skills
17 20 (0.78%) Multimedia
18 19 (0.74%) Aerospace
19 17 (0.66%) Aviation
Job Titles
1 706 (27.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 250 (9.75%) Analyst
3 205 (7.99%) Support Engineer
4 192 (7.49%) IT Engineer
5 160 (6.24%) Architect
6 150 (5.85%) IT Support
7 144 (5.61%) Network Engineer
8 135 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
9 124 (4.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 121 (4.72%) Administrator
11 120 (4.68%) Support Analyst
12 119 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
13 114 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 108 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
15 100 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
16 95 (3.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
17 93 (3.63%) 2nd Line Support
18 91 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
19 84 (3.27%) VMware Engineer
20 83 (3.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (2.30%) .NET
2 51 (1.99%) LDAP
3 46 (1.79%) Kafka
4 39 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
4 39 (1.52%) JSON
5 36 (1.40%) LEMP Stack
6 32 (1.25%) Web Services
7 31 (1.21%) LAMP
8 24 (0.94%) XML
9 22 (0.86%) HTML
9 22 (0.86%) REST
10 20 (0.78%) ARM Templates
11 19 (0.74%) Middleware
11 19 (0.74%) SAML
12 16 (0.62%) CSS
13 15 (0.58%) WebRTC
14 14 (0.55%) Software Packaging
15 13 (0.51%) Flash
15 13 (0.51%) OAuth
16 12 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 429 (16.73%) Data Centre
2 152 (5.93%) Replication
3 139 (5.42%) Management Information System
4 119 (4.64%) Clustering
5 118 (4.60%) Public Cloud
6 107 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
7 104 (4.05%) Private Cloud
8 78 (3.04%) PKI
9 75 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
10 72 (2.81%) Cyberattack
11 58 (2.26%) Linux Command Line
12 53 (2.07%) Cyber Defence
13 50 (1.95%) Social Media
14 49 (1.91%) Smartphone
15 47 (1.83%) Driving Licence
16 45 (1.75%) Enterprise Storage
17 41 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
18 38 (1.48%) User Experience
19 37 (1.44%) Cloud Native
19 37 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1,638 (63.86%) Windows
2 1,051 (40.97%) Windows Server
3 677 (26.39%) Linux
4 334 (13.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 323 (12.59%) Windows 10
6 243 (9.47%) Windows Server 2019
7 231 (9.01%) Windows Server 2016
8 133 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 116 (4.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 109 (4.25%) CentOS
11 104 (4.05%) Unix
12 103 (4.02%) Ubuntu
13 72 (2.81%) Windows 7
14 68 (2.65%) Android
15 60 (2.34%) Mac OS
16 44 (1.72%) Apple iOS
17 35 (1.36%) Debian
18 28 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
19 27 (1.05%) VMS
20 22 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 802 (31.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 609 (23.74%) ITIL
3 372 (14.50%) Problem-Solving
4 321 (12.51%) DevOps
5 293 (11.42%) Customer Service
6 261 (10.18%) Agile
7 238 (9.28%) Project Delivery
8 237 (9.24%) Service Delivery
9 220 (8.58%) Change Management
10 214 (8.34%) Migration
11 198 (7.72%) Disaster Recovery
12 192 (7.49%) Cybersecurity
13 189 (7.37%) Project Management
14 177 (6.90%) CI/CD
15 173 (6.74%) Mentoring
16 164 (6.39%) Service Management
17 154 (6.00%) Information Security
18 149 (5.81%) Incident Management
19 139 (5.42%) Continuous Improvement
20 134 (5.22%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 593 (23.12%) PowerShell
2 333 (12.98%) SQL
3 267 (10.41%) Python
4 215 (8.38%) Bash
5 77 (3.00%) Java
6 37 (1.44%) Perl
7 33 (1.29%) C#
8 32 (1.25%) C
9 29 (1.13%) Go
10 26 (1.01%) JavaScript
11 24 (0.94%) PHP
12 18 (0.70%) VBScript
13 17 (0.66%) Groovy
13 17 (0.66%) T-SQL
14 16 (0.62%) VB.NET
15 12 (0.47%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.39%) Bourne shell
16 10 (0.39%) C-shell
17 7 (0.27%) C++
18 6 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 308 (12.01%) Security Cleared
2 256 (9.98%) Degree
3 254 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
4 253 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 222 (8.65%) SC Cleared
6 176 (6.86%) CCNA
7 155 (6.04%) MCSE
8 123 (4.80%) CCNP
9 108 (4.21%) Azure Certification
10 104 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 93 (3.63%) MCSA
12 88 (3.43%) DV Cleared
13 75 (2.92%) ITIL Certification
14 60 (2.34%) MCP
15 59 (2.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 53 (2.07%) CCIE
17 48 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
18 46 (1.79%) AWS Certification
19 44 (1.72%) CISSP
20 29 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 256 (9.98%) SLA
2 84 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
3 45 (1.75%) GDPR
4 32 (1.25%) PCI DSS
5 28 (1.09%) QA
6 23 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 19 (0.74%) NIST
8 17 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 12 (0.47%) SOC 1
9 12 (0.47%) SOC 2
10 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 8 (0.31%) PMO
12 7 (0.27%) Accessibility
12 7 (0.27%) HIPAA
13 6 (0.23%) GxP
14 5 (0.19%) ISO 9001
14 5 (0.19%) JSP 440
14 5 (0.19%) NCSC
15 4 (0.16%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1,369 (53.37%) Active Directory
2 619 (24.13%) Hyper-V
3 374 (14.58%) vSphere
4 289 (11.27%) VMware ESXi
5 189 (7.37%) Docker
6 120 (4.68%) Virtual Desktop
7 118 (4.60%) Virtual Machines
8 96 (3.74%) XenApp
9 92 (3.59%) Virtual Servers
10 88 (3.43%) XenDesktop
11 83 (3.24%) VMware NSX
12 46 (1.79%) KVM
13 36 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 35 (1.36%) Terminal Services
15 34 (1.33%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 33 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
17 30 (1.17%) Firmware
18 25 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
18 25 (0.97%) NFS
19 20 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 340 (13.26%) SCCM
2 302 (11.77%) Ansible
3 224 (8.73%) Microsoft Intune
4 192 (7.49%) Kubernetes
5 180 (7.02%) Terraform
6 155 (6.04%) vCenter Server
6 155 (6.04%) WSUS
7 108 (4.21%) Puppet
8 83 (3.24%) SCOM
9 60 (2.34%) Grafana
10 55 (2.14%) Prometheus
11 53 (2.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 53 (2.07%) Microsoft Clustering
12 46 (1.79%) VxRail
13 45 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
14 40 (1.56%) Nagios
14 40 (1.56%) NetBackup
14 40 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
15 39 (1.52%) SCVMM
16 38 (1.48%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2,565 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,490 (58.09%) Microsoft
3 700 (27.29%) Cisco
4 517 (20.16%) Citrix
5 251 (9.79%) Veeam
6 216 (8.42%) HP
7 174 (6.78%) Red Hat
8 159 (6.20%) Dell
9 140 (5.46%) NetApp
10 114 (4.44%) EMC
10 114 (4.44%) SolarWinds
11 111 (4.33%) Palo Alto
12 104 (4.05%) F5
13 101 (3.94%) Fortinet
13 101 (3.94%) Oracle
14 93 (3.63%) Meraki
15 91 (3.55%) Juniper
16 81 (3.16%) IBM
17 79 (3.08%) Apple
18 70 (2.73%) CheckPoint