Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 146 94 97
Rank change year-on-year -52 +3 +8
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2,650 1,541 4,232
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.47% 3.38% 3.26%
As % of the System Software category 13.22% 17.86% 18.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,882 1,251 3,583
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,750 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%

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 20,041 8,627 22,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 18.66% 18.94% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13,771 7,370 18,892
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £25,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £41,117 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,775 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -119 688 £57,500 -4.17% 135
South East -20 676 £46,750 -1.58% 132
North of England -26 479 £40,000 -2.44% 144
Midlands -16 396 £42,500 - 92
North West -30 250 £45,000 - 83
South West -21 243 £45,000 +8.43% 60
West Midlands -39 231 £45,000 +5.88% 58
Yorkshire -11 192 £37,500 -3.85% 47
East Midlands +27 163 £42,500 - 34
East of England -33 159 £40,000 - 45
North East -26 47 £35,000 -6.67% 14
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 2,650 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,695 (63.96%) Windows
3 1,517 (57.25%) Azure
4 1,450 (54.72%) Microsoft
5 1,314 (49.58%) Active Directory
6 1,109 (41.85%) Windows Server
7 1,041 (39.28%) Microsoft 365
8 854 (32.23%) Linux
9 758 (28.60%) Hyper-V
10 688 (25.96%) AWS
11 674 (25.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 646 (24.38%) PowerShell
13 637 (24.04%) Firewall
14 613 (23.13%) Social Skills
15 553 (20.87%) Citrix
16 531 (20.04%) DevOps
17 519 (19.58%) DNS
18 513 (19.36%) ITIL
19 493 (18.60%) Cisco
20 458 (17.28%) Data Centre
21 418 (15.77%) DHCP
22 415 (15.66%) SQL Server
23 409 (15.43%) Finance
24 405 (15.28%) Degree
25 403 (15.21%) SAN
26 402 (15.17%) Ansible
27 390 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
28 386 (14.57%) SQL
29 360 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
30 356 (13.43%) 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
1 285 (10.75%) MS Exchange
2 261 (9.85%) SharePoint
3 165 (6.23%) Apache
4 155 (5.85%) IIS
5 137 (5.17%) GemFire
6 133 (5.02%) Apache Spark
7 68 (2.57%) Confluence
8 57 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 49 (1.85%) Skype for Business
10 46 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
11 41 (1.55%) OpenStack
12 28 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
13 15 (0.57%) nginx
14 14 (0.53%) CMS
14 14 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
16 11 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
16 11 (0.42%) Umbraco
16 11 (0.42%) WordPress
17 10 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 282 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (0.53%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.23%) MicroStation
5 6 (0.23%) Revit
5 6 (0.23%) Siemens NX
5 6 (0.23%) Solid Edge
6 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.57%) Sage 200
2 6 (0.23%) Teamcenter
3 4 (0.15%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.11%) Maximo
4 3 (0.11%) Workfront
5 2 (0.075%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.075%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.038%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.038%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.038%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.038%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1,517 (57.25%) Azure
2 1,041 (39.28%) Microsoft 365
3 688 (25.96%) AWS
4 235 (8.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 216 (8.15%) IaaS
6 207 (7.81%) GCP
7 186 (7.02%) PaaS
8 176 (6.64%) SaaS
9 161 (6.08%) GitHub
10 112 (4.23%) OneDrive
11 97 (3.66%) OpenShift
12 95 (3.58%) Amazon Kinesis
13 69 (2.60%) Serverless
14 58 (2.19%) Mimecast
15 52 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
16 51 (1.92%) Power Platform
17 33 (1.25%) Amazon EKS
18 24 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
19 22 (0.83%) Azure Data Factory
19 22 (0.83%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 637 (24.04%) Firewall
2 519 (19.58%) DNS
3 418 (15.77%) DHCP
4 403 (15.21%) SAN
5 301 (11.36%) LAN
5 301 (11.36%) WAN
6 265 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 263 (9.92%) VPN
8 197 (7.43%) VLAN
9 116 (4.38%) NAS
10 107 (4.04%) Wireless
11 101 (3.81%) Network Security
12 96 (3.62%) Wi-Fi
13 93 (3.51%) VoIP
14 83 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
15 77 (2.91%) Internet
16 74 (2.79%) Skype
17 69 (2.60%) MPLS
18 64 (2.42%) OSPF
19 54 (2.04%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 162 (6.11%) PostgreSQL
3 132 (4.98%) HBase
3 132 (4.98%) Redis
4 126 (4.75%) MariaDB
5 119 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 111 (4.19%) Relational Database
7 97 (3.66%) Big Data
8 66 (2.49%) MySQL
9 42 (1.58%) Azure SQL Database
10 41 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
11 37 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 31 (1.17%) Power BI
13 29 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 28 (1.06%) MongoDB
15 27 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
16 26 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 18 (0.68%) Power Query
18 17 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 236 (8.91%) Git (software)
2 184 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 146 (5.51%) Sonatype Nexus
4 144 (5.43%) Gradle
5 140 (5.28%) JUnit
6 137 (5.17%) Cucumber
6 137 (5.17%) Cypress.io
6 137 (5.17%) Protractor
6 137 (5.17%) Storybook
7 132 (4.98%) Eclipse
7 132 (4.98%) IntelliJ
8 128 (4.83%) Mockito
9 108 (4.08%) Artifactory
10 98 (3.70%) SonarQube
11 90 (3.40%) JIRA
12 36 (1.36%) Subversion
13 33 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
14 26 (0.98%) Visual Studio
15 19 (0.72%) GitLab
16 16 (0.60%) TeamCity
General
1 613 (23.13%) Social Skills
2 409 (15.43%) Finance
3 194 (7.32%) Banking
4 173 (6.53%) Law
5 155 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
6 148 (5.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 110 (4.15%) Telecoms
8 81 (3.06%) Manufacturing
9 80 (3.02%) Public Sector
10 63 (2.38%) Organisational Skills
11 61 (2.30%) Presentation Skills
12 51 (1.92%) Retail
13 36 (1.36%) Legal
14 35 (1.32%) Documentation Skills
15 34 (1.28%) Automotive
16 33 (1.25%) Marketing
17 30 (1.13%) Back Office
18 23 (0.87%) Aerospace
19 21 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
20 20 (0.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 544 (20.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 297 (11.21%) Support Engineer
3 279 (10.53%) Architect
4 205 (7.74%) IT Engineer
5 174 (6.57%) Analyst
6 160 (6.04%) IT Support
7 152 (5.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 150 (5.66%) Software Engineer
9 126 (4.75%) Azure Engineer
9 126 (4.75%) Consultant
10 114 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
11 101 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
12 94 (3.55%) Administrator
13 93 (3.51%) IT Manager
13 93 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
14 92 (3.47%) DevOps Engineer
15 87 (3.28%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
16 84 (3.17%) Cloud Engineer
17 83 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 81 (3.06%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (6.38%) JSON
2 156 (5.89%) Spring
3 152 (5.74%) Kafka
4 149 (5.62%) CSS
5 148 (5.58%) Node.js
6 143 (5.40%) RESTful
7 139 (5.25%) AngularJS
7 139 (5.25%) React
8 137 (5.17%) Express
8 137 (5.17%) Redux
8 137 (5.17%) Tailwind CSS
8 137 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 132 (4.98%) Spark Streaming
10 125 (4.72%) Web Services
10 125 (4.72%) WireMock
11 123 (4.64%) Play Framework
12 120 (4.53%) RabbitMQ
13 102 (3.85%) LAMP
14 95 (3.58%) LAPP Stack
15 54 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 458 (17.28%) Data Centre
2 250 (9.43%) Public Cloud
3 156 (5.89%) Linux Command Line
4 125 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 125 (4.72%) User Experience
5 124 (4.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 122 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
7 89 (3.36%) Private Cloud
8 82 (3.09%) Replication
9 79 (2.98%) Driving Licence
10 72 (2.72%) Clustering
11 64 (2.42%) Enterprise Storage
12 61 (2.30%) PKI
13 52 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
14 48 (1.81%) Cloud Native
15 36 (1.36%) Legacy Systems
16 34 (1.28%) Virtual Team
17 23 (0.87%) Hedge funds
18 21 (0.79%) Client/Server
19 18 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1,695 (63.96%) Windows
2 1,109 (41.85%) Windows Server
3 854 (32.23%) Linux
4 360 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 356 (13.43%) Windows 10
6 282 (10.64%) Windows Server 2016
7 252 (9.51%) Unix
8 218 (8.23%) Windows Server 2019
9 184 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 115 (4.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 104 (3.92%) Windows 7
12 85 (3.21%) CentOS
13 77 (2.91%) Android
14 61 (2.30%) Apple iOS
15 50 (1.89%) Ubuntu
16 47 (1.77%) Windows 8
17 37 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 30 (1.13%) Mac OS X
19 25 (0.94%) Mac OS
20 13 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (25.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 531 (20.04%) DevOps
3 513 (19.36%) ITIL
4 390 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
5 341 (12.87%) Problem-Solving
6 260 (9.81%) Computer Science
7 227 (8.57%) Migration
8 206 (7.77%) Scrum
9 205 (7.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 198 (7.47%) Project Management
11 190 (7.17%) Presales
12 188 (7.09%) Cybersecurity
13 187 (7.06%) Software Engineering
14 175 (6.60%) Microservices
15 174 (6.57%) Business Continuity
16 166 (6.26%) High Availability
17 159 (6.00%) Infrastructure as Code
18 158 (5.96%) Service Delivery
19 156 (5.89%) Software Testing
20 153 (5.77%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 646 (24.38%) PowerShell
2 386 (14.57%) SQL
3 332 (12.53%) Python
4 256 (9.66%) Java
5 185 (6.98%) Bash Shell
6 147 (5.55%) Shell Script
7 134 (5.06%) Groovy
8 78 (2.94%) C#
9 47 (1.77%) C++
10 40 (1.51%) JavaScript
11 38 (1.43%) C
11 38 (1.43%) Perl
12 34 (1.28%) VB
13 33 (1.25%) T-SQL
14 30 (1.13%) VBScript
15 20 (0.75%) Ruby
16 18 (0.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 17 (0.64%) Go
18 12 (0.45%) PHP
19 11 (0.42%) Ada
Qualifications
1 405 (15.28%) Degree
2 317 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
3 237 (8.94%) Security Cleared
4 151 (5.70%) Cisco Certification
5 149 (5.62%) SC Cleared
6 148 (5.58%) MCSE
7 134 (5.06%) MCSA
8 125 (4.72%) OCP
8 125 (4.72%) Oracle Certification
9 121 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 112 (4.23%) CCNA
11 74 (2.79%) DV Cleared
12 65 (2.45%) CCNP
13 57 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
14 54 (2.04%) MCP
15 40 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
16 32 (1.21%) MCITP
17 30 (1.13%) Citrix Certification
18 27 (1.02%) DBS Check
19 24 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (6.11%) SLA
2 63 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 36 (1.36%) GDPR
5 23 (0.87%) QA
6 14 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.42%) PMO
8 9 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.23%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.19%) NIST
11 4 (0.15%) NCSC
12 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.075%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.038%) Accessibility
14 1 (0.038%) COBIT
14 1 (0.038%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1,314 (49.58%) Active Directory
2 758 (28.60%) Hyper-V
3 352 (13.28%) vSphere
4 260 (9.81%) VMware ESXi
5 176 (6.64%) Docker
6 158 (5.96%) XenApp
7 140 (5.28%) XenDesktop
8 132 (4.98%) HDFS
9 120 (4.53%) Virtual Servers
10 110 (4.15%) Virtual Machines
11 103 (3.89%) Virtual Desktop
12 83 (3.13%) VMware NSX
13 45 (1.70%) KVM
14 39 (1.47%) NFS
15 33 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 30 (1.13%) VMware Server
17 23 (0.87%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 22 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
19 18 (0.68%) BitLocker
20 17 (0.64%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 402 (15.17%) Ansible
2 249 (9.40%) SCCM
3 195 (7.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 182 (6.87%) Puppet
5 148 (5.58%) Terraform
6 139 (5.25%) Kubernetes
7 82 (3.09%) SCOM
8 80 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
9 79 (2.98%) vCenter Server
10 54 (2.04%) WSUS
11 51 (1.92%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 47 (1.77%) vRealize
13 44 (1.66%) NetBackup
14 30 (1.13%) PowerCLI
15 28 (1.06%) Backup Exec
16 27 (1.02%) Rancher
17 25 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
17 25 (0.94%) FortiGate
17 25 (0.94%) SCVMM
18 24 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2,650 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,450 (54.72%) Microsoft
3 553 (20.87%) Citrix
4 493 (18.60%) Cisco
5 229 (8.64%) Veeam
6 192 (7.25%) Dell
7 188 (7.09%) HP
8 178 (6.72%) NetApp
9 162 (6.11%) Red Hat
10 153 (5.77%) Okta
11 123 (4.64%) EMC
12 112 (4.23%) Meraki
13 95 (3.58%) Google
14 94 (3.55%) IBM
15 89 (3.36%) Oracle
16 78 (2.94%) SolarWinds
17 76 (2.87%) SAP
18 75 (2.83%) Sophos
19 74 (2.79%) CommVault
20 69 (2.60%) ServiceNow