Period
to 18 January 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within VMware, Inc.

VMware
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 44 46 49
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware 2,983 5,967 7,319
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 5.28% 5.15% 5.20%
As % of the Vendors category 13.97% 12.36% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,827 5,268 6,371
Median annual salary £46,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.14% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,425 £27,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,312
UK median annual salary £46,932 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.43% -5.56% +5.88%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 21,359 48,271 59,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 37.80% 41.62% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16,941 37,570 46,366
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VMware as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in England

VMware
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware in England.

Salary trend for VMware in England

VMware
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware in England over the 6 months to 18 January 2021.

Salary histogram for VMware in England

VMware
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 within the England region over the 6 months to 18 January 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 -1 936 £60,000 +14.29% 157
South East +4 639 £45,000 +8.43% 133
North of England -1 520 £42,500 +6.25% 151
South West +10 359 £40,000 -2.44% 65
Midlands -5 351 £40,000 - 81
North West +7 298 £45,000 +12.50% 89
West Midlands -7 233 £40,000 - 51
Yorkshire -13 173 £37,500 -6.25% 50
East of England 0 153 £45,000 +12.50% 35
East Midlands -3 118 £37,500 -2.60% 28
North East +25 49 £38,500 +4.05% 12
VMware
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, IT jobs citing VMware 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.

1 1,947 (65.27%) Windows
2 1,802 (60.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,463 (49.04%) Active Directory
4 1,444 (48.41%) Microsoft
5 1,392 (46.66%) Azure
6 1,260 (42.24%) Windows Server
7 1,052 (35.27%) Office 365
8 791 (26.52%) Firewall
9 770 (25.81%) Hyper-V
10 756 (25.34%) Cisco
11 741 (24.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 736 (24.67%) Linux
13 716 (24.00%) DNS
14 657 (22.02%) PowerShell
15 619 (20.75%) Citrix
16 611 (20.48%) AWS
17 534 (17.90%) ITIL
18 509 (17.06%) DHCP
19 442 (14.82%) WAN
20 436 (14.62%) SAN
21 424 (14.21%) Data Centre
22 412 (13.81%) SQL
23 402 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
24 393 (13.17%) DevOps
25 382 (12.81%) SQL Server
25 382 (12.81%) LAN
26 371 (12.44%) vSphere
27 370 (12.40%) TCP/IP
28 363 (12.17%) MS Exchange
29 362 (12.14%) Ansible

VMware
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
1 363 (12.17%) MS Exchange
2 256 (8.58%) SharePoint
3 131 (4.39%) IIS
4 90 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 79 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 74 (2.48%) Confluence
7 52 (1.74%) Skype for Business
8 43 (1.44%) Apache
9 29 (0.97%) OpenStack
10 18 (0.60%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
12 11 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (0.34%) CMS
13 10 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.30%) nginx
15 7 (0.23%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 174 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.034%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.034%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (0.37%) Workfront
2 7 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
4 4 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.10%) Maximo
5 3 (0.10%) TRIRIGA
6 2 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.067%) Tradar
7 1 (0.034%) BASE24
7 1 (0.034%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.034%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.034%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,392 (46.66%) Azure
2 1,052 (35.27%) Office 365
3 611 (20.48%) AWS
4 218 (7.31%) IaaS
5 184 (6.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 174 (5.83%) PaaS
7 148 (4.96%) SaaS
8 94 (3.15%) GCP
9 60 (2.01%) Mimecast
10 59 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
11 57 (1.91%) OneDrive
12 40 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
13 39 (1.31%) GitHub
14 26 (0.87%) Amazon S3
15 25 (0.84%) OpenShift
16 24 (0.80%) Power Platform
17 21 (0.70%) Route 53
18 19 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
18 19 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 18 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 791 (26.52%) Firewall
2 716 (24.00%) DNS
3 509 (17.06%) DHCP
4 442 (14.82%) WAN
5 436 (14.62%) SAN
6 382 (12.81%) LAN
7 370 (12.40%) TCP/IP
8 285 (9.55%) VPN
9 240 (8.05%) VLAN
10 221 (7.41%) VoIP
11 141 (4.73%) Network Security
12 118 (3.96%) NetScaler
13 110 (3.69%) Cisco ASA
14 100 (3.35%) Internet
15 96 (3.22%) Wi-Fi
15 96 (3.22%) Wireless
16 94 (3.15%) VSAN
17 83 (2.78%) NAS
18 73 (2.45%) Skype
19 67 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 382 (12.81%) SQL Server
2 60 (2.01%) Amazon RDS
3 55 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
4 51 (1.71%) MySQL
5 30 (1.01%) Big Data
5 30 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
6 28 (0.94%) MongoDB
7 22 (0.74%) Oracle Database
8 18 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 18 (0.60%) Power BI
8 18 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 17 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
11 15 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
12 13 (0.44%) MariaDB
12 13 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
14 11 (0.37%) CouchDB
14 11 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 139 (4.66%) Git (software)
2 123 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 83 (2.78%) JIRA
4 44 (1.48%) GitLab
4 44 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
5 28 (0.94%) Bitbucket
6 25 (0.84%) TeamCity
7 23 (0.77%) Artifactory
7 23 (0.77%) Maven
8 21 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (0.64%) Subversion
10 15 (0.50%) Visual Studio
10 15 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (0.44%) Gerrit
11 13 (0.44%) SonarQube
12 12 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
13 9 (0.30%) IDA Disassembler
13 9 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.30%) Vagrant
14 8 (0.27%) Gradle
General
1 314 (10.53%) Finance
2 113 (3.79%) Telecoms
3 107 (3.59%) Public Sector
4 84 (2.82%) Banking
5 47 (1.58%) Law
6 39 (1.31%) Marketing
7 35 (1.17%) Aerospace
8 34 (1.14%) Retail
9 33 (1.11%) Legal
10 32 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.04%) Military
12 16 (0.54%) French Language
13 15 (0.50%) Advertising
14 13 (0.44%) Games
15 12 (0.40%) Electronics
16 11 (0.37%) Automotive
16 11 (0.37%) Local Government
17 10 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.34%) Police
18 9 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 620 (20.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 304 (10.19%) Support Engineer
3 259 (8.68%) IT Engineer
4 242 (8.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 232 (7.78%) Analyst
6 198 (6.64%) Network Engineer
7 182 (6.10%) Architect
8 179 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
9 176 (5.90%) Systems Engineer
10 174 (5.83%) 3rd Line Support
11 157 (5.26%) Administrator
12 154 (5.16%) IT Support
13 153 (5.13%) Consultant
14 141 (4.73%) VMware Engineer
15 123 (4.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 116 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
17 115 (3.86%) Server Engineer
18 114 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
18 114 (3.82%) Windows Engineer
19 111 (3.72%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (2.58%) Web Services
2 52 (1.74%) .NET
3 49 (1.64%) REST
4 42 (1.41%) LDAP
5 40 (1.34%) RabbitMQ
6 39 (1.31%) HTML
6 39 (1.31%) Node.js
7 37 (1.24%) React
8 35 (1.17%) .NET Core
8 35 (1.17%) CSS
9 33 (1.11%) AngularJS
10 32 (1.07%) Elastic Stack
10 32 (1.07%) YAML
11 31 (1.04%) HTML5
12 30 (1.01%) CSS3
13 26 (0.87%) JSON
14 25 (0.84%) .NET Framework
15 21 (0.70%) Kafka
15 21 (0.70%) XML
16 20 (0.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 424 (14.21%) Data Centre
2 179 (6.00%) Public Cloud
3 153 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 103 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 91 (3.05%) Clustering
6 87 (2.92%) Replication
6 87 (2.92%) Self-Motivation
7 75 (2.51%) Private Cloud
8 71 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 46 (1.54%) Driving Licence
10 43 (1.44%) Client/Server
10 43 (1.44%) PKI
11 34 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 26 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
13 26 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
13 26 (0.87%) Fat Client
13 26 (0.87%) Thin Client
14 25 (0.84%) Virtual Team
15 22 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1,947 (65.27%) Windows
2 1,260 (42.24%) Windows Server
3 736 (24.67%) Linux
4 402 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 351 (11.77%) Windows Server 2016
6 330 (11.06%) Windows 10
7 249 (8.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 219 (7.34%) Windows Server 2019
9 133 (4.46%) Windows 7
10 132 (4.43%) CentOS
11 118 (3.96%) Unix
12 114 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 61 (2.04%) Ubuntu
14 50 (1.68%) Android
15 32 (1.07%) Debian
15 32 (1.07%) Windows 8
16 31 (1.04%) Apple iOS
16 31 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 21 (0.70%) Mac OS
17 21 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 741 (24.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 534 (17.90%) ITIL
3 393 (13.17%) DevOps
4 324 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
5 266 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
6 253 (8.48%) Migration
7 193 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 184 (6.17%) Configuration Management
9 147 (4.93%) Service Management
10 145 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
11 142 (4.76%) Mentoring
11 142 (4.76%) Project Management
12 135 (4.53%) Presales
13 131 (4.39%) High Availability
14 127 (4.26%) Infrastructure as Code
14 127 (4.26%) Project Delivery
15 123 (4.12%) Service Delivery
16 120 (4.02%) Scrum
17 104 (3.49%) Cybersecurity
18 103 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 657 (22.02%) PowerShell
2 412 (13.81%) SQL
3 266 (8.92%) Python
4 221 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 84 (2.82%) Java
6 81 (2.72%) JavaScript
7 80 (2.68%) Shell Script
8 63 (2.11%) C#
9 56 (1.88%) Perl
10 50 (1.68%) Ruby
11 47 (1.58%) C
11 47 (1.58%) C++
12 37 (1.24%) PHP
13 31 (1.04%) T-SQL
14 26 (0.87%) VBScript
15 18 (0.60%) VB
16 17 (0.57%) PL/SQL
17 14 (0.47%) Groovy
18 11 (0.37%) Go
19 4 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 322 (10.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 314 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 301 (10.09%) Security Cleared
4 244 (8.18%) CCNA
5 232 (7.78%) Degree
6 228 (7.64%) SC Cleared
7 210 (7.04%) MCSE
8 150 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 138 (4.63%) MCSA
10 116 (3.89%) CCNP
11 73 (2.45%) MCP
12 71 (2.38%) DV Cleared
13 51 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
14 49 (1.64%) CISSP
14 49 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
15 42 (1.41%) MCITP
16 35 (1.17%) CISM
17 33 (1.11%) AWS Certification
18 31 (1.04%) JNCIS
19 25 (0.84%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (6.70%) SLA
2 81 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 69 (2.31%) GDPR
4 34 (1.14%) NIST
5 28 (0.94%) QA
6 23 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
7 19 (0.64%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 9 (0.30%) COBIT
9 9 (0.30%) PMO
10 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 7 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.17%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.13%) OpenSCAP
13 2 (0.067%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.034%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.034%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1,802 (60.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1,463 (49.04%) Active Directory
3 770 (25.81%) Hyper-V
4 371 (12.44%) vSphere
5 300 (10.06%) VMware ESXi
6 250 (8.38%) Docker
7 180 (6.03%) XenApp
8 136 (4.56%) XenDesktop
9 129 (4.32%) VMware NSX
10 111 (3.72%) Virtual Servers
11 67 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
12 62 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 58 (1.94%) VMware Server
14 52 (1.74%) KVM
15 51 (1.71%) Xen
16 49 (1.64%) vCloud
17 34 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
18 24 (0.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 23 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
20 21 (0.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 362 (12.14%) Ansible
2 361 (12.10%) SCCM
3 214 (7.17%) Terraform
4 191 (6.40%) Kubernetes
5 188 (6.30%) Puppet
6 182 (6.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 132 (4.43%) vCenter Server
8 109 (3.65%) SCOM
9 103 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
10 81 (2.72%) vRealize
11 73 (2.45%) WSUS
12 52 (1.74%) Nagios
13 42 (1.41%) Backup Exec
14 39 (1.31%) SCVMM
15 36 (1.21%) NetBackup
16 33 (1.11%) Microsoft Clustering
17 32 (1.07%) ZABBIX
18 25 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
19 24 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
20 23 (0.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1,444 (48.41%) Microsoft
2 756 (25.34%) Cisco
3 619 (20.75%) Citrix
4 265 (8.88%) Veeam
5 247 (8.28%) Dell
6 218 (7.31%) HP
7 200 (6.70%) NetApp
8 186 (6.24%) EMC
9 155 (5.20%) Red Hat
10 129 (4.32%) SolarWinds
11 123 (4.12%) Oracle
12 101 (3.39%) Juniper
13 96 (3.22%) Sophos
14 87 (2.92%) Google
15 86 (2.88%) Meraki
16 82 (2.75%) IBM
17 79 (2.65%) Fortinet
18 69 (2.31%) F5
19 61 (2.04%) SonicWALL
20 58 (1.94%) Palo Alto