Period
to 7 July 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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 91 103
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 -16
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2,399 4,581 5,217
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.31% 3.37% 3.12%
As % of the System Software category 18.58% 19.63% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,985 3,981 4,394
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,100 £26,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £74,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +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 12,914 23,339 24,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.80% 17.17% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10,637 19,194 19,642
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +9.20%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +12 844 £57,500 +9.52% 62
South East 0 492 £47,500 +5.56% 61
North of England +2 355 £45,000 +28.57% 59
Midlands +17 341 £45,000 +8.43% 19
West Midlands +20 274 £45,000 +5.88% 14
South West -4 211 £42,500 +2.41% 39
North West +15 185 £50,000 +33.33% 39
East of England -7 164 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Yorkshire +1 136 £42,000 +28.24% 15
East Midlands +11 65 £42,500 +10.39% 5
North East +22 34 £37,500 -0.66% 5
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2,399 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,664 (69.36%) Windows
3 1,308 (54.52%) Microsoft
4 1,119 (46.64%) Active Directory
5 1,092 (45.52%) Windows Server
6 1,002 (41.77%) Azure
7 873 (36.39%) Office 365
8 809 (33.72%) Hyper-V
9 683 (28.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 649 (27.05%) Linux
11 636 (26.51%) Cisco
12 603 (25.14%) PowerShell
13 581 (24.22%) Firewall
14 564 (23.51%) AWS
15 513 (21.38%) Citrix
16 491 (20.47%) ITIL
17 476 (19.84%) DNS
18 404 (16.84%) Data Centre
19 399 (16.63%) Windows Server 2012
20 383 (15.96%) MS Exchange
21 370 (15.42%) DHCP
22 356 (14.84%) vSphere
23 353 (14.71%) SCCM
24 347 (14.46%) SAN
25 339 (14.13%) Windows Server 2016
26 338 (14.09%) WAN
27 336 (14.01%) SQL
28 333 (13.88%) SQL Server
29 331 (13.80%) Problem-Solving
30 321 (13.38%) Finance

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
1 383 (15.96%) MS Exchange
2 173 (7.21%) SharePoint
3 142 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 124 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 88 (3.67%) Skype for Business
6 82 (3.42%) IIS
7 48 (2.00%) OpenStack
8 45 (1.88%) Tomcat
9 36 (1.50%) Confluence
10 28 (1.17%) Apache
11 25 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
13 16 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
14 15 (0.63%) CMS
15 10 (0.42%) nginx
16 9 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
17 7 (0.29%) WebSphere
18 6 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
18 6 (0.25%) Red Hat Fuse
18 6 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 199 (8.30%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (1.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 37 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 30 (1.25%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.29%) Gliffy
7 1 (0.042%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.042%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.21%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.17%) assyst
3 4 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.13%) Exchequer
4 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.083%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.083%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.083%) Shopify
6 1 (0.042%) Faxination
6 1 (0.042%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.042%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,002 (41.77%) Azure
2 873 (36.39%) Office 365
3 564 (23.51%) AWS
4 153 (6.38%) IaaS
5 138 (5.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 136 (5.67%) PaaS
7 85 (3.54%) GCP
7 85 (3.54%) SaaS
8 71 (2.96%) Amazon EC2
9 56 (2.33%) Mimecast
10 44 (1.83%) OneDrive
11 36 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
12 35 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
13 32 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 27 (1.13%) Amazon S3
15 21 (0.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 19 (0.79%) GitHub
16 19 (0.79%) Slack
17 18 (0.75%) Serverless
18 17 (0.71%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 581 (24.22%) Firewall
2 476 (19.84%) DNS
3 370 (15.42%) DHCP
4 347 (14.46%) SAN
5 338 (14.09%) WAN
6 319 (13.30%) LAN
7 281 (11.71%) TCP/IP
8 252 (10.50%) VPN
9 148 (6.17%) Wireless
10 134 (5.59%) VoIP
11 106 (4.42%) VLAN
12 105 (4.38%) Skype
13 97 (4.04%) NetScaler
14 83 (3.46%) Network Security
15 78 (3.25%) Internet
16 72 (3.00%) NAS
17 63 (2.63%) Unified Communications
18 61 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
19 60 (2.50%) BGP
20 59 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (13.88%) SQL Server
2 76 (3.17%) MySQL
3 58 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
4 57 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 44 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
6 43 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (1.25%) Big Data
7 30 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 26 (1.08%) MongoDB
9 18 (0.75%) NoSQL
10 16 (0.67%) Oracle Database
10 16 (0.67%) SQL Server 2017
11 15 (0.63%) Hadoop
11 15 (0.63%) Power BI
12 13 (0.54%) MariaDB
12 13 (0.54%) Relational Database
12 13 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (0.46%) CouchDB
14 9 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 143 (5.96%) Git (software)
2 125 (5.21%) Jenkins
3 72 (3.00%) JIRA
4 42 (1.75%) Bitbucket
5 37 (1.54%) Maven
6 36 (1.50%) TeamCity
7 34 (1.42%) DbUnit
7 34 (1.42%) jMock
7 34 (1.42%) JUnit
7 34 (1.42%) Mockito
7 34 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
8 33 (1.38%) SonarQube
9 24 (1.00%) Subversion
10 22 (0.92%) Vagrant
11 20 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (0.67%) Artifactory
13 13 (0.54%) Selenium
13 13 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 321 (13.38%) Finance
2 79 (3.29%) Telecoms
3 69 (2.88%) Banking
3 69 (2.88%) Public Sector
3 69 (2.88%) Retail
4 44 (1.83%) Legal
5 34 (1.42%) Law
6 32 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 20 (0.83%) Advertising
7 20 (0.83%) Marketing
8 19 (0.79%) Games
9 18 (0.75%) Back Office
10 16 (0.67%) Military
11 15 (0.63%) Aerospace
12 10 (0.42%) Local Government
13 8 (0.33%) Automotive
13 8 (0.33%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.33%) Norwegian Language
14 7 (0.29%) Digital Economy
14 7 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 542 (22.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 287 (11.96%) Support Engineer
3 230 (9.59%) IT Engineer
4 189 (7.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 179 (7.46%) Analyst
6 164 (6.84%) Administrator
7 160 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 156 (6.50%) IT Support
9 143 (5.96%) VMware Engineer
10 138 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
11 136 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
12 132 (5.50%) Consultant
13 127 (5.29%) IT Support Engineer
14 116 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
15 106 (4.42%) Architect
16 101 (4.21%) Cloud Engineer
16 101 (4.21%) Server Engineer
17 95 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 92 (3.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 88 (3.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (3.75%) Web Services
2 61 (2.54%) LDAP
3 53 (2.21%) .NET
4 45 (1.88%) XML
5 42 (1.75%) REST
5 42 (1.75%) SOAP
6 39 (1.63%) RESTful
7 35 (1.46%) Spring
8 34 (1.42%) J2EE
8 34 (1.42%) PowerMock
9 32 (1.33%) Apache Camel
10 28 (1.17%) HTML
11 26 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
12 24 (1.00%) YAML
13 23 (0.96%) LAMP
14 16 (0.67%) XMPP
15 15 (0.63%) Hibernate
16 13 (0.54%) SAML
16 13 (0.54%) WebRTC
17 11 (0.46%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 404 (16.84%) Data Centre
2 162 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 131 (5.46%) Public Cloud
4 128 (5.34%) Management Information System
5 91 (3.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 75 (3.13%) Clustering
7 73 (3.04%) Private Cloud
8 67 (2.79%) Driving Licence
9 65 (2.71%) Replication
10 63 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
11 60 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
12 59 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
13 45 (1.88%) User Experience
14 31 (1.29%) CMDB
15 25 (1.04%) Fat Client
15 25 (1.04%) Thin Client
16 22 (0.92%) EMC VNX
17 21 (0.88%) iPhone
17 21 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
18 20 (0.83%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1,664 (69.36%) Windows
2 1,092 (45.52%) Windows Server
3 649 (27.05%) Linux
4 399 (16.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 339 (14.13%) Windows Server 2016
6 287 (11.96%) Windows 10
7 212 (8.84%) Windows Server 2008
8 159 (6.63%) Windows 7
9 115 (4.79%) Unix
9 115 (4.79%) Windows Server 2019
10 94 (3.92%) CentOS
11 90 (3.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 89 (3.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 63 (2.63%) Windows 8
14 59 (2.46%) Ubuntu
15 38 (1.58%) Android
16 26 (1.08%) Apple iOS
17 25 (1.04%) Debian
18 23 (0.96%) Solaris
19 21 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (28.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 491 (20.47%) ITIL
3 331 (13.80%) Problem-Solving
4 257 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 218 (9.09%) DevOps
6 213 (8.88%) Migration
7 206 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
8 170 (7.09%) Project Delivery
9 155 (6.46%) Change Management
10 137 (5.71%) Configuration Management
11 134 (5.59%) Service Management
12 128 (5.34%) Problem Management
12 128 (5.34%) Project Management
13 122 (5.09%) Information Security
13 122 (5.09%) Mentoring
14 108 (4.50%) High Availability
15 106 (4.42%) Line Management
16 104 (4.34%) Server Management
17 103 (4.29%) Cybersecurity
17 103 (4.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 603 (25.14%) PowerShell
2 336 (14.01%) SQL
3 310 (12.92%) Python
4 221 (9.21%) Bash Shell
5 80 (3.33%) Java
6 65 (2.71%) Shell Script
7 52 (2.17%) Perl
8 48 (2.00%) JavaScript
9 47 (1.96%) C
10 46 (1.92%) PHP
11 40 (1.67%) C#
12 35 (1.46%) VBScript
13 34 (1.42%) Ruby
14 32 (1.33%) C++
15 24 (1.00%) Go
16 18 (0.75%) Groovy
17 16 (0.67%) VB
18 13 (0.54%) T-SQL
19 11 (0.46%) R
20 5 (0.21%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 281 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 240 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 212 (8.84%) Security Cleared
4 206 (8.59%) MCSE
5 202 (8.42%) Degree
6 176 (7.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 170 (7.09%) CCNA
8 147 (6.13%) MCSA
9 117 (4.88%) SC Cleared
10 93 (3.88%) CCNP
11 86 (3.58%) DV Cleared
12 76 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
13 68 (2.83%) Computer Science Degree
14 50 (2.08%) MCP
15 48 (2.00%) CCIE
16 34 (1.42%) MCITP
17 27 (1.13%) CISSP
18 21 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
19 19 (0.79%) SANS
20 18 (0.75%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (9.09%) SLA
2 109 (4.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 61 (2.54%) GDPR
4 34 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 32 (1.33%) QA
6 24 (1.00%) BS25999
7 18 (0.75%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.63%) NIST
9 12 (0.50%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.33%) COBIT
12 5 (0.21%) AICPA
12 5 (0.21%) PMO
13 4 (0.17%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.17%) ISO 22301
14 2 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 2 (0.083%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.042%) HL7
System Software
1 1,119 (46.64%) Active Directory
2 809 (33.72%) Hyper-V
3 356 (14.84%) vSphere
4 301 (12.55%) VMware ESXi
5 212 (8.84%) XenApp
6 150 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 148 (6.17%) Docker
8 125 (5.21%) Virtual Machines
9 109 (4.54%) Virtual Servers
10 66 (2.75%) Virtual Desktop
11 65 (2.71%) VMware NSX
12 46 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
13 45 (1.88%) NFS
14 42 (1.75%) Xen
15 38 (1.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 37 (1.54%) VirtualBox
17 36 (1.50%) KVM
18 33 (1.38%) VMware Server
19 32 (1.33%) BitLocker
20 31 (1.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 353 (14.71%) SCCM
2 230 (9.59%) Ansible
3 174 (7.25%) Terraform
4 169 (7.04%) Puppet
5 164 (6.84%) SCOM
6 109 (4.54%) Kubernetes
7 107 (4.46%) WSUS
8 106 (4.42%) vCenter Server
9 75 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 74 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
11 71 (2.96%) Backup Exec
12 50 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
13 48 (2.00%) Nagios
14 36 (1.50%) NetBackup
15 33 (1.38%) vRealize
16 32 (1.33%) SCVMM
17 31 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
17 31 (1.29%) PowerCLI
18 29 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
19 27 (1.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2,399 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,308 (54.52%) Microsoft
3 636 (26.51%) Cisco
4 513 (21.38%) Citrix
5 282 (11.75%) HP
6 219 (9.13%) Veeam
7 184 (7.67%) NetApp
8 171 (7.13%) Dell
9 149 (6.21%) Red Hat
10 126 (5.25%) EMC
11 109 (4.54%) SolarWinds
12 105 (4.38%) Juniper
13 102 (4.25%) Oracle
14 82 (3.42%) Sophos
15 81 (3.38%) Google
15 81 (3.38%) Symantec
16 62 (2.58%) McAfee
17 60 (2.50%) IBM
18 55 (2.29%) Meraki
19 54 (2.25%) Palo Alto