Period
to 10 May 2021

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 10 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > London
6 months to
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 179 142 137
Rank change year-on-year -37 -5 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 647 1,041 1,530
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.97% 2.51% 2.57%
As % of the System Software category 9.83% 13.87% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 552 894 1,344
10th Percentile £36,375 £31,075 £30,500
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £69,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £76,250 £83,750
England median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 6,581 7,505 9,862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.07% 18.06% 16.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5,058 6,329 8,309
10th Percentile £39,000 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £98,750 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in London

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in London

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in London over the 6 months to 10 May 2021.

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 10 May 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
Central London 0 159 £60,000 +20.00% 42
West London +25 48 £52,500 +5.00% 17
East London +20 19 £47,500 -12.06% 9
South London -43 15 £42,500 -26.09% 8
North London +23 1 £32,500 +11.11% 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 10 May 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 London region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 647 (100.00%) VMware
2 441 (68.16%) Windows
3 350 (54.10%) Microsoft
4 348 (53.79%) Azure
5 328 (50.70%) Active Directory
6 291 (44.98%) Windows Server
7 261 (40.34%) Microsoft 365
8 227 (35.09%) PowerShell
9 197 (30.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 173 (26.74%) Finance
11 170 (26.28%) Linux
12 166 (25.66%) Cisco
13 163 (25.19%) Hyper-V
14 161 (24.88%) DNS
15 154 (23.80%) AWS
16 151 (23.34%) Firewall
17 150 (23.18%) Citrix
18 133 (20.56%) Social Skills
19 122 (18.86%) DHCP
20 112 (17.31%) Ansible
21 109 (16.85%) SAN
22 107 (16.54%) Windows 10
23 105 (16.23%) TCP/IP
24 104 (16.07%) ITIL
25 102 (15.77%) Data Centre
26 100 (15.46%) DevOps
27 92 (14.22%) Terraform
27 92 (14.22%) SharePoint
28 88 (13.60%) SCCM
29 87 (13.45%) vSphere

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 92 (14.22%) SharePoint
2 74 (11.44%) MS Exchange
3 33 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (2.47%) IIS
6 14 (2.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (1.70%) Apache
7 11 (1.70%) Confluence
7 11 (1.70%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.24%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.62%) CMS
11 3 (0.46%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.31%) nginx
13 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.15%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 59 (9.12%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.31%) Tradar
3 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 348 (53.79%) Azure
2 261 (40.34%) Microsoft 365
3 154 (23.80%) AWS
4 85 (13.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 49 (7.57%) IaaS
6 43 (6.65%) SaaS
7 37 (5.72%) GCP
7 37 (5.72%) PaaS
8 27 (4.17%) OneDrive
9 15 (2.32%) GitHub
10 12 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.85%) Serverless
11 11 (1.70%) Mimecast
11 11 (1.70%) OpenShift
12 10 (1.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 9 (1.39%) Power Platform
13 9 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (1.08%) Amazon S3
14 7 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.93%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 161 (24.88%) DNS
2 151 (23.34%) Firewall
3 122 (18.86%) DHCP
4 109 (16.85%) SAN
5 105 (16.23%) TCP/IP
6 64 (9.89%) WAN
7 59 (9.12%) LAN
7 59 (9.12%) VPN
8 34 (5.26%) Network Security
9 33 (5.10%) VLAN
10 29 (4.48%) NetScaler
10 29 (4.48%) VoIP
11 23 (3.55%) Remote Desktop
12 22 (3.40%) HTTP
12 22 (3.40%) SSL
12 22 (3.40%) VSAN
13 19 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (2.47%) SD-WAN
15 15 (2.32%) Internet
15 15 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (11.75%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (3.09%) MongoDB
4 11 (1.70%) Big Data
4 11 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.55%) Relational Database
6 9 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (1.39%) MySQL
6 9 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.39%) RDBMS
6 9 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.24%) InfluxDB
7 8 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.62%) Power BI
11 4 (0.62%) Redis
11 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (6.65%) Jenkins
2 32 (4.95%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.09%) Octopus Deploy
4 18 (2.78%) JIRA
5 17 (2.63%) Artifactory
6 16 (2.47%) Maven
7 15 (2.32%) TeamCity
8 12 (1.85%) GitLab
9 8 (1.24%) MSI
10 7 (1.08%) Gradle
11 6 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.93%) Gerrit
12 5 (0.77%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.62%) Ant
14 3 (0.46%) Bitbucket
15 2 (0.31%) GoCD
15 2 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
15 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
16 1 (0.15%) CircleCI
16 1 (0.15%) SonarQube
General
1 173 (26.74%) Finance
2 133 (20.56%) Social Skills
3 60 (9.27%) Banking
4 42 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (4.79%) Legal
6 26 (4.02%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.78%) Law
8 16 (2.47%) Presentation Skills
9 15 (2.32%) Organisational Skills
10 12 (1.85%) Financial Institution
11 10 (1.55%) Public Sector
12 7 (1.08%) Marketing
12 7 (1.08%) Publishing
13 6 (0.93%) Back Office
13 6 (0.93%) Front Office
14 4 (0.62%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
14 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.46%) Electronics
15 3 (0.46%) Games
Job Titles
1 162 (25.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 65 (10.05%) Support Engineer
3 61 (9.43%) VMware Engineer
4 55 (8.50%) Architect
5 51 (7.88%) Azure Engineer
6 50 (7.73%) Analyst
7 49 (7.57%) Windows Engineer
8 46 (7.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 46 (7.11%) DevOps Engineer
8 46 (7.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 44 (6.80%) Consultant
10 36 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
11 30 (4.64%) IT Engineer
11 30 (4.64%) Server Engineer
12 29 (4.48%) Systems Engineer
13 28 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support
13 28 (4.33%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
14 27 (4.17%) Administrator
15 26 (4.02%) Infrastructure Architect
15 26 (4.02%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.02%) Web Services
2 15 (2.32%) Elastic Stack
3 13 (2.01%) XML
4 12 (1.85%) REST
5 11 (1.70%) .NET
5 11 (1.70%) JSON
6 9 (1.39%) Spring
7 8 (1.24%) RAML
7 8 (1.24%) Swagger
8 7 (1.08%) Kafka
8 7 (1.08%) LDAP
9 6 (0.93%) LAMP
9 6 (0.93%) LAPP Stack
9 6 (0.93%) YAML
10 5 (0.77%) Node.js
10 5 (0.77%) OAuth
11 4 (0.62%) HTML
11 4 (0.62%) OAuth2
11 4 (0.62%) OpenID
11 4 (0.62%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 102 (15.77%) Data Centre
2 48 (7.42%) Public Cloud
3 32 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 28 (4.33%) Clustering
5 26 (4.02%) Hedge funds
6 20 (3.09%) PKI
7 19 (2.94%) Replication
8 17 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 17 (2.63%) Virtual Team
9 15 (2.32%) Client/Server
10 14 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
11 11 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
11 11 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (1.39%) Cloud Native
13 8 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 8 (1.24%) EMC VNXe
13 8 (1.24%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.24%) Reinsurance
13 8 (1.24%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 441 (68.16%) Windows
2 291 (44.98%) Windows Server
3 170 (26.28%) Linux
4 107 (16.54%) Windows 10
5 78 (12.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 71 (10.97%) Windows Server 2016
7 51 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 41 (6.34%) Windows 7
9 35 (5.41%) CentOS
10 30 (4.64%) Windows Server 2019
11 25 (3.86%) Ubuntu
12 19 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (2.78%) Unix
14 12 (1.85%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.39%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (1.24%) Apple iOS
17 7 (1.08%) Android
18 5 (0.77%) Windows XP
19 4 (0.62%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (30.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 104 (16.07%) ITIL
3 100 (15.46%) DevOps
4 74 (11.44%) Problem-Solving
5 70 (10.82%) Service Delivery
6 68 (10.51%) Migration
7 65 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (8.96%) Project Delivery
9 55 (8.50%) Infrastructure as Code
10 49 (7.57%) Configuration Management
11 44 (6.80%) Mentoring
12 40 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
12 40 (6.18%) Project Management
13 38 (5.87%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 36 (5.56%) Presales
15 32 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
15 32 (4.95%) Cybersecurity
16 29 (4.48%) Change Management
17 28 (4.33%) High Availability
17 28 (4.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 227 (35.09%) PowerShell
2 66 (10.20%) Python
3 63 (9.74%) SQL
4 50 (7.73%) Bash Shell
5 31 (4.79%) Java
6 20 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 16 (2.47%) Perl
8 15 (2.32%) C#
8 15 (2.32%) VB
9 14 (2.16%) Ruby
9 14 (2.16%) Shell Script
10 11 (1.70%) VBScript
11 9 (1.39%) Go
12 8 (1.24%) C
12 8 (1.24%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.93%) Groovy
14 4 (0.62%) PHP
15 1 (0.15%) AWK
15 1 (0.15%) C++
15 1 (0.15%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 56 (8.66%) Cisco Certification
1 56 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (7.42%) Degree
3 47 (7.26%) Security Cleared
4 46 (7.11%) CCNA
5 34 (5.26%) MCSE
6 24 (3.71%) SC Cleared
7 23 (3.55%) DV Cleared
8 21 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 20 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (2.63%) CCNP
11 16 (2.47%) MCSA
12 12 (1.85%) MCITP
13 11 (1.70%) Computer Science Degree
14 10 (1.55%) AWS Certification
14 10 (1.55%) TOGAF Certification
15 8 (1.24%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (1.24%) MCP
16 3 (0.46%) MCDST
16 3 (0.46%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.03%) SLA
2 16 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.24%) NIST
5 7 (1.08%) GDPR
6 6 (0.93%) PMO
7 5 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 5 (0.77%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.46%) QA
8 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.15%) GRC
9 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.15%) RMADS
9 1 (0.15%) Solvency II
System Software
1 328 (50.70%) Active Directory
2 163 (25.19%) Hyper-V
3 87 (13.45%) vSphere
4 71 (10.97%) Docker
5 55 (8.50%) VMware ESXi
6 45 (6.96%) Virtual Servers
7 44 (6.80%) VMware NSX
8 42 (6.49%) XenDesktop
9 33 (5.10%) XenApp
10 32 (4.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 24 (3.71%) Virtual Machines
12 19 (2.94%) Virtual Desktop
13 18 (2.78%) VMware Server
14 14 (2.16%) Xen
15 13 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (1.70%) VMware Workstation
17 10 (1.55%) vCloud
18 8 (1.24%) KVM
19 6 (0.93%) StorNext
19 6 (0.93%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 112 (17.31%) Ansible
2 92 (14.22%) Terraform
3 88 (13.60%) SCCM
4 59 (9.12%) Kubernetes
5 58 (8.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 58 (8.96%) Puppet
6 51 (7.88%) Opscode Chef
7 42 (6.49%) vCenter Server
8 38 (5.87%) SCOM
9 19 (2.94%) Grafana
10 17 (2.63%) vRealize
11 14 (2.16%) AirWatch
12 12 (1.85%) Prometheus
12 12 (1.85%) Salt
13 11 (1.70%) Nagios
13 11 (1.70%) Rancher
14 10 (1.55%) Backup Exec
14 10 (1.55%) WSUS
15 9 (1.39%) vMotion
16 8 (1.24%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 647 (100.00%) VMware
2 350 (54.10%) Microsoft
3 166 (25.66%) Cisco
4 150 (23.18%) Citrix
5 61 (9.43%) NetApp
6 60 (9.27%) Dell
7 59 (9.12%) HP
8 51 (7.88%) EMC
9 41 (6.34%) Veeam
10 34 (5.26%) Red Hat
11 33 (5.10%) Meraki
12 28 (4.33%) ServiceNow
13 25 (3.86%) Google
13 25 (3.86%) SolarWinds
14 24 (3.71%) Avaya
15 23 (3.55%) Nimble Storage
16 22 (3.40%) Apple
16 22 (3.40%) SonicWALL
17 21 (3.25%) Fortinet
17 21 (3.25%) Juniper