Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > London
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 117 98
Rank change year-on-year -4 -19 -14
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1,773 2,090 2,259
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.67% 2.84% 3.07%
As % of the System Software category 16.75% 21.42% 25.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,508 1,786 1,935
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.91% +8.42%
10th Percentile £30,925 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £78,750
England 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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10,584 9,759 8,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.93% 13.28% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8,843 8,288 7,633
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +7.84% +7.37%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £80,000
England 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 London

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in London

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in London.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in London

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in London over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in London

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the London region over the 6 months to 17 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
Central London -17 378 £52,500 +5.00% 56
West London -24 87 £55,000 +29.41% 25
South London -9 65 £47,500 +28.38% 9
East London -11 17 £47,500 +5.56% 8
North London +1 14 £55,000 +15.79% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 London region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 1,773 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,145 (64.58%) Windows
3 913 (51.49%) Active Directory
4 857 (48.34%) Microsoft
5 689 (38.86%) Windows Server
6 587 (33.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 550 (31.02%) Office 365
8 536 (30.23%) Firewall
9 492 (27.75%) Linux
10 484 (27.30%) Hyper-V
11 467 (26.34%) Cisco
12 464 (26.17%) Amazon AWS
13 453 (25.55%) Finance
14 435 (24.53%) ITIL
15 415 (23.41%) MS Exchange
16 402 (22.67%) PowerShell
17 399 (22.50%) DNS
18 395 (22.28%) Citrix
19 366 (20.64%) SQL
20 347 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 344 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
22 343 (19.35%) Data Centre
23 321 (18.10%) SAN
24 292 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
25 291 (16.41%) SQL Server
26 272 (15.34%) vSphere
27 271 (15.28%) SCCM
27 271 (15.28%) Python
28 267 (15.06%) Ansible
29 265 (14.95%) TCP/IP

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 415 (23.41%) MS Exchange
2 159 (8.97%) SharePoint
3 149 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 111 (6.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 90 (5.08%) Skype for Business
6 82 (4.62%) IIS
7 66 (3.72%) OpenStack
8 57 (3.21%) Apache
9 28 (1.58%) nginx
9 28 (1.58%) Tomcat
10 27 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
11 26 (1.47%) CMS
12 23 (1.30%) WordPress
13 18 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
14 17 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
14 17 (0.96%) WebLogic
15 16 (0.90%) IBM Domino
16 15 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
17 14 (0.79%) Confluence
17 14 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 198 (11.17%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 45 (2.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.34%) Infor SunSystems
3 6 (0.34%) ReMetrica
4 5 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 3 (0.17%) PlanetPress Connect
6 3 (0.17%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.11%) Bankmaster
7 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.11%) Elite 3E
7 2 (0.11%) Maximo
7 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.056%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.056%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.056%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 587 (33.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 550 (31.02%) Office 365
3 464 (26.17%) Amazon AWS
4 127 (7.16%) SaaS
5 118 (6.66%) IaaS
6 81 (4.57%) PaaS
7 71 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 55 (3.10%) Azure Active Directory
9 37 (2.09%) Mimecast
10 36 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
11 22 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
11 22 (1.24%) OpenShift
11 22 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 18 (1.02%) GitHub
13 17 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (0.90%) Amazon S3
15 11 (0.62%) G Suite
16 10 (0.56%) CloudFront
16 10 (0.56%) Route 53
17 9 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 536 (30.23%) Firewall
2 399 (22.50%) DNS
3 321 (18.10%) SAN
4 265 (14.95%) TCP/IP
5 255 (14.38%) DHCP
6 243 (13.71%) WAN
7 230 (12.97%) LAN
8 185 (10.43%) VPN
9 116 (6.54%) Internet
10 95 (5.36%) NAS
11 86 (4.85%) VoIP
12 81 (4.57%) VLAN
13 76 (4.29%) Network Security
14 70 (3.95%) Wireless
15 69 (3.89%) Skype
16 56 (3.16%) iSCSI
16 56 (3.16%) NetScaler
17 55 (3.10%) SSL
18 46 (2.59%) BGP
19 45 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 89 (5.02%) MySQL
3 52 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
4 39 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 38 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
5 38 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 38 (2.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 37 (2.09%) Big Data
7 30 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 28 (1.58%) Oracle Database
9 27 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 21 (1.18%) MongoDB
10 21 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
11 20 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 16 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 16 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (0.85%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.62%) Blockchain
14 11 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
14 11 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 152 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 84 (4.74%) Git (software)
3 83 (4.68%) Maven
4 64 (3.61%) Visual Studio Team System
5 62 (3.50%) Gradle
6 60 (3.38%) JIRA
7 58 (3.27%) Ant
8 27 (1.52%) WinDbg
9 23 (1.30%) Subversion
10 22 (1.24%) Bitbucket
10 22 (1.24%) Vagrant
11 20 (1.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 12 (0.68%) git-flow
12 12 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (0.56%) PEAR
13 10 (0.56%) SonarQube
13 10 (0.56%) Visual Studio
14 7 (0.39%) Hudson
15 6 (0.34%) DbUnit
15 6 (0.34%) Mockito
General
1 453 (25.55%) Finance
2 142 (8.01%) Banking
3 86 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 79 (4.46%) Retail
5 67 (3.78%) Financial Institution
6 49 (2.76%) Law
7 45 (2.54%) Publishing
8 38 (2.14%) Advertising
9 34 (1.92%) Investment Banking
10 31 (1.75%) Legal
11 27 (1.52%) Marketing
12 20 (1.13%) Games
13 19 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
14 17 (0.96%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.68%) Back Office
16 10 (0.56%) French Language
17 6 (0.34%) Electronics
17 6 (0.34%) Local Government
17 6 (0.34%) Private Banking
17 6 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 272 (15.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 194 (10.94%) Analyst
3 172 (9.70%) Architect
4 170 (9.59%) Support Engineer
5 143 (8.07%) Administrator
6 132 (7.45%) Systems Engineer
7 112 (6.32%) DevOps Engineer
8 105 (5.92%) Consultant
9 101 (5.70%) Systems Administrator
10 96 (5.41%) IT Engineer
11 87 (4.91%) Support Analyst
12 84 (4.74%) VMware Engineer
13 82 (4.62%) IT Support
14 80 (4.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 76 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
15 76 (4.29%) Desktop Engineer
16 73 (4.12%) Network Engineer
17 70 (3.95%) IT Analyst
18 69 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support
19 65 (3.67%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (5.75%) .NET
2 93 (5.25%) Web Services
3 34 (1.92%) LAMP
4 33 (1.86%) Middleware
5 31 (1.75%) LDAP
6 25 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
7 23 (1.30%) Node.js
8 21 (1.18%) AngularJS
8 21 (1.18%) JSON
9 20 (1.13%) HTML
10 16 (0.90%) SOAP
10 16 (0.90%) Spring
11 15 (0.85%) J2EE
11 15 (0.85%) Java EE
11 15 (0.85%) Natural Language Processing
12 14 (0.79%) XML
13 13 (0.73%) REST
14 12 (0.68%) CSS
14 12 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
14 12 (0.68%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 343 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 139 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (5.92%) Management Information System
4 88 (4.96%) Public Cloud
5 84 (4.74%) Clustering
6 72 (4.06%) Replication
6 72 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
7 63 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
8 62 (3.50%) Hedge funds
9 60 (3.38%) User Experience
10 58 (3.27%) Private Cloud
11 55 (3.10%) Fintech
12 41 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
13 40 (2.26%) Enterprise Cloud
14 33 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
15 32 (1.80%) PKI
16 31 (1.75%) iPhone
17 25 (1.41%) Client/Server
18 24 (1.35%) Blackberry
18 24 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1,145 (64.58%) Windows
2 689 (38.86%) Windows Server
3 492 (27.75%) Linux
4 344 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 292 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 236 (13.31%) Windows 10
7 214 (12.07%) Windows 7
8 106 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 100 (5.64%) Unix
10 69 (3.89%) CentOS
11 63 (3.55%) Windows Server 2003
12 59 (3.33%) Windows 8
13 40 (2.26%) Ubuntu
14 36 (2.03%) Android
15 27 (1.52%) Apple iOS
15 27 (1.52%) Solaris
16 26 (1.47%) Windows XP
17 24 (1.35%) Mac OS X
18 17 (0.96%) Mac OS
19 16 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (24.53%) ITIL
2 347 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 243 (13.71%) DevOps
4 214 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
5 190 (10.72%) Migration
6 159 (8.97%) Configuration Management
7 155 (8.74%) Agile Software Development
8 148 (8.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 126 (7.11%) Computer Science
9 126 (7.11%) Project Management
10 114 (6.43%) Service Delivery
11 113 (6.37%) Presales
12 98 (5.53%) High Availability
13 97 (5.47%) Kalman Filter
14 92 (5.19%) Cybersecurity
15 80 (4.51%) ITSM
16 79 (4.46%) Change Management
16 79 (4.46%) Mentoring
17 77 (4.34%) Change Control
18 76 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 402 (22.67%) PowerShell
2 366 (20.64%) SQL
3 271 (15.28%) Python
4 204 (11.51%) Bash Shell
5 106 (5.98%) Ruby
6 97 (5.47%) Java
7 93 (5.25%) Perl
8 58 (3.27%) PHP
9 52 (2.93%) VBScript
10 40 (2.26%) Shell Script
11 34 (1.92%) JavaScript
12 27 (1.52%) C
12 27 (1.52%) T-SQL
13 19 (1.07%) C#
14 14 (0.79%) C++
14 14 (0.79%) Go
15 13 (0.73%) VB
16 10 (0.56%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.45%) Korn
18 6 (0.34%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 213 (12.01%) Degree
2 201 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 182 (10.27%) Cisco Certification
4 159 (8.97%) MCSE
5 135 (7.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 112 (6.32%) CCNA
7 79 (4.46%) CCNP
8 74 (4.17%) MCP
9 69 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
10 50 (2.82%) Security Cleared
11 45 (2.54%) CCIE
12 41 (2.31%) MCSA
13 39 (2.20%) SC Cleared
14 38 (2.14%) RHCE
15 33 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
16 21 (1.18%) MCITP
17 17 (0.96%) MBA
18 15 (0.85%) DV Cleared
18 15 (0.85%) RHCSA
19 13 (0.73%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.95%) SLA
2 40 (2.26%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (1.18%) GDPR
5 18 (1.02%) QA
6 11 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (0.62%) PMO
7 10 (0.56%) COBIT
7 10 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.28%) PMBOK
9 4 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.056%) Solvency II
System Software
1 913 (51.49%) Active Directory
2 484 (27.30%) Hyper-V
3 272 (15.34%) vSphere
4 190 (10.72%) VMware ESXi
5 162 (9.14%) Docker
6 143 (8.07%) XenApp
7 92 (5.19%) Virtual Servers
8 69 (3.89%) XenDesktop
9 62 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
10 49 (2.76%) VMware Workstation
11 47 (2.65%) Virtual Desktop
11 47 (2.65%) VMware NSX
12 38 (2.14%) VirtualBox
13 37 (2.09%) BitLocker
14 35 (1.97%) Xen
15 26 (1.47%) KVM
15 26 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 25 (1.41%) NFS
17 23 (1.30%) VMware Server
18 21 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 271 (15.28%) SCCM
2 267 (15.06%) Ansible
3 238 (13.42%) Puppet
4 142 (8.01%) Opscode Chef
5 104 (5.87%) SCOM
6 87 (4.91%) vCenter Server
7 81 (4.57%) Backup Exec
8 71 (4.00%) Kubernetes
9 69 (3.89%) Terraform
9 69 (3.89%) vRealize
10 63 (3.55%) WSUS
11 54 (3.05%) Nagios
12 47 (2.65%) SCOrch
13 39 (2.20%) Salt
14 33 (1.86%) Single Sign-On
15 31 (1.75%) Perfmon
16 29 (1.64%) vRealize Orchestrator
17 25 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
17 25 (1.41%) NetBackup
18 24 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 1,773 (100.00%) VMware
2 857 (48.34%) Microsoft
3 467 (26.34%) Cisco
4 395 (22.28%) Citrix
5 202 (11.39%) HP
6 195 (11.00%) NetApp
7 180 (10.15%) EMC
8 162 (9.14%) Dell
8 162 (9.14%) Red Hat
9 110 (6.20%) Oracle
10 95 (5.36%) Google
11 88 (4.96%) Veeam
12 83 (4.68%) IBM
13 76 (4.29%) F5
14 64 (3.61%) Juniper
14 64 (3.61%) Veritas
15 62 (3.50%) Symantec
16 54 (3.05%) SolarWinds
16 54 (3.05%) Splunk
17 52 (2.93%) McAfee