Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 113 97
Rank change year-on-year -16 -16 -22
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1,778 2,188 2,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.63% 2.95% 3.09%
As % of the System Software category 16.78% 22.08% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,517 1,913 2,065
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +8.51%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 10,599 9,908 9,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 15.69% 13.36% 12.33%
Number of salaries quoted 8,890 8,417 8,214
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £91,025 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -18 427 £52,500 +9.38% 71
West London -22 96 £52,500 +16.67% 45
South London -22 44 £45,750 +16.64% 8
East London +3 20 £54,375 +67.31% 20
North London -12 11 £55,000 +15.79% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,778 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,135 (63.84%) Windows
3 891 (50.11%) Active Directory
4 839 (47.19%) Microsoft
5 679 (38.19%) Windows Server
6 554 (31.16%) Microsoft Azure
7 530 (29.81%) Office 365
8 517 (29.08%) Linux
9 497 (27.95%) Firewall
10 486 (27.33%) Finance
11 466 (26.21%) Amazon AWS
12 460 (25.87%) Hyper-V
13 456 (25.65%) Cisco
14 432 (24.30%) DNS
15 429 (24.13%) ITIL
16 424 (23.85%) Citrix
17 418 (23.51%) PowerShell
18 417 (23.45%) MS Exchange
19 369 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 349 (19.63%) Windows Server 2012
21 342 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
22 341 (19.18%) SAN
23 339 (19.07%) SQL
24 303 (17.04%) SQL Server
25 287 (16.14%) DHCP
26 281 (15.80%) Data Centre
27 260 (14.62%) WAN
28 251 (14.12%) Ansible
29 250 (14.06%) Python
30 247 (13.89%) SCCM

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
1 417 (23.45%) MS Exchange
2 150 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 131 (7.37%) SharePoint
4 101 (5.68%) Skype for Business
5 87 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 79 (4.44%) OpenStack
7 65 (3.66%) IIS
8 58 (3.26%) Apache
9 37 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 31 (1.74%) Confluence
11 27 (1.52%) nginx
12 26 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 26 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
13 22 (1.24%) WebLogic
14 17 (0.96%) CMS
14 17 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
14 17 (0.96%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
16 14 (0.79%) WordPress
17 13 (0.73%) JBoss
Applications
1 217 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 30 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.56%) Infor SunSystems
2 10 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.56%) ReMetrica
3 4 (0.22%) Elite 3E
3 4 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 4 (0.22%) Maximo
3 4 (0.22%) Visualfiles
4 3 (0.17%) Documaker
4 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.17%) MetaTrader
4 3 (0.17%) PlanetPress Connect
4 3 (0.17%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.11%) Bankmaster
5 2 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.056%) FLEXCUBE
6 1 (0.056%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.056%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 554 (31.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 530 (29.81%) Office 365
3 466 (26.21%) Amazon AWS
4 109 (6.13%) IaaS
5 91 (5.12%) SaaS
6 65 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 65 (3.66%) PaaS
7 49 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
8 42 (2.36%) Azure Active Directory
9 38 (2.14%) GitHub
10 30 (1.69%) Mimecast
11 26 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
11 26 (1.46%) OpenShift
12 22 (1.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 17 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (0.84%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.84%) G Suite
15 11 (0.62%) IBM Cloud
16 10 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 497 (27.95%) Firewall
2 432 (24.30%) DNS
3 341 (19.18%) SAN
4 287 (16.14%) DHCP
5 260 (14.62%) WAN
6 243 (13.67%) TCP/IP
7 226 (12.71%) LAN
8 217 (12.20%) VPN
9 114 (6.41%) Internet
10 100 (5.62%) NAS
11 97 (5.46%) Wireless
12 89 (5.01%) VLAN
13 82 (4.61%) Network Security
14 80 (4.50%) VoIP
15 79 (4.44%) Skype
16 58 (3.26%) NetScaler
17 57 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
18 54 (3.04%) Unified Communications
19 53 (2.98%) Cisco Nexus
20 50 (2.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (17.04%) SQL Server
2 77 (4.33%) MySQL
3 52 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
4 51 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (2.36%) Big Data
6 41 (2.31%) Oracle Database
7 40 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 37 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
9 33 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
9 33 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
10 28 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (1.52%) NoSQL
12 26 (1.46%) MongoDB
13 23 (1.29%) Blockchain
14 15 (0.84%) RDBMS
15 14 (0.79%) Hadoop
15 14 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
16 12 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
17 11 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
17 11 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 133 (7.48%) Jenkins
2 80 (4.50%) Git (software)
3 74 (4.16%) JIRA
4 58 (3.26%) Maven
5 40 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 37 (2.08%) Ant
7 34 (1.91%) Gradle
8 31 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 27 (1.52%) Bitbucket
10 22 (1.24%) Vagrant
11 19 (1.07%) WinDbg
12 16 (0.90%) Subversion
13 14 (0.79%) Sonatype Nexus
13 14 (0.79%) Visual Studio
14 13 (0.73%) TeamCity
15 12 (0.67%) git-flow
15 12 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
16 10 (0.56%) PEAR
17 8 (0.45%) Gerrit
17 8 (0.45%) Travis CI
General
1 486 (27.33%) Finance
2 139 (7.82%) Banking
3 83 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 76 (4.27%) Retail
5 49 (2.76%) Financial Institution
5 49 (2.76%) Law
6 44 (2.47%) Legal
7 42 (2.36%) Advertising
8 40 (2.25%) Investment Banking
9 33 (1.86%) Games
10 24 (1.35%) Manufacturing
11 22 (1.24%) Marketing
12 20 (1.12%) Publishing
13 19 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
14 13 (0.73%) Back Office
15 11 (0.62%) French Language
15 11 (0.62%) German Language
16 9 (0.51%) Italian Language
16 9 (0.51%) Military
17 6 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 283 (15.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 204 (11.47%) Analyst
3 169 (9.51%) Architect
4 152 (8.55%) Support Engineer
5 137 (7.71%) Systems Engineer
6 134 (7.54%) Administrator
7 116 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 105 (5.91%) Consultant
9 101 (5.68%) IT Engineer
10 88 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
11 85 (4.78%) Windows Engineer
12 83 (4.67%) IT Support
13 80 (4.50%) VMware Engineer
14 75 (4.22%) Desktop Support
15 69 (3.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 67 (3.77%) Support Analyst
17 65 (3.66%) Cloud Engineer
17 65 (3.66%) Desktop Engineer
18 60 (3.37%) IT Analyst
19 59 (3.32%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (5.01%) Web Services
2 78 (4.39%) .NET
3 50 (2.81%) Middleware
4 36 (2.02%) Node.js
5 32 (1.80%) Elastic Stack
6 31 (1.74%) LDAP
7 25 (1.41%) LAMP
8 20 (1.12%) React
9 19 (1.07%) Keras
9 19 (1.07%) TensorFlow
9 19 (1.07%) WebSockets
10 16 (0.90%) SOAP
10 16 (0.90%) Spring
11 15 (0.84%) JSON
12 14 (0.79%) AngularJS
12 14 (0.79%) REST
12 14 (0.79%) X-Windows
13 13 (0.73%) HTML
13 13 (0.73%) XML
14 12 (0.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 281 (15.80%) Data Centre
2 131 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (5.96%) Management Information System
4 83 (4.67%) Computer Science
5 82 (4.61%) Hedge funds
6 80 (4.50%) Public Cloud
7 73 (4.11%) Clustering
8 67 (3.77%) Fintech
9 62 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
10 57 (3.21%) Private Cloud
10 57 (3.21%) Replication
11 48 (2.70%) User Experience
12 46 (2.59%) Enterprise Cloud
13 44 (2.47%) Blackberry
13 44 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (1.91%) PKI
15 32 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
15 32 (1.80%) iPhone
16 26 (1.46%) Client/Server
16 26 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1,135 (63.84%) Windows
2 679 (38.19%) Windows Server
3 517 (29.08%) Linux
4 349 (19.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 342 (19.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 227 (12.77%) Windows 7
7 212 (11.92%) Windows 10
8 122 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 107 (6.02%) Unix
10 82 (4.61%) CentOS
11 62 (3.49%) Windows 8
12 56 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 41 (2.31%) Ubuntu
14 35 (1.97%) Android
14 35 (1.97%) Solaris
15 31 (1.74%) Mac OS X
16 27 (1.52%) Apple iOS
17 24 (1.35%) Windows Vista
18 23 (1.29%) Windows XP
19 16 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (24.13%) ITIL
2 369 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 216 (12.15%) Problem-Solving
4 215 (12.09%) DevOps
5 164 (9.22%) Migration
6 154 (8.66%) Disaster Recovery
7 148 (8.32%) Agile Software Development
7 148 (8.32%) Project Management
8 141 (7.93%) Configuration Management
9 118 (6.64%) Service Delivery
10 110 (6.19%) Presales
11 97 (5.46%) Change Management
11 97 (5.46%) High Availability
12 84 (4.72%) Patch Management
13 82 (4.61%) Server Virtualisation
14 76 (4.27%) Continuous Integration
15 72 (4.05%) Change Control
15 72 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
16 70 (3.94%) Continuous Improvement
16 70 (3.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 418 (23.51%) PowerShell
2 339 (19.07%) SQL
3 250 (14.06%) Python
4 179 (10.07%) Bash Shell
5 98 (5.51%) Java
6 89 (5.01%) Ruby
7 84 (4.72%) Perl
8 52 (2.92%) PHP
9 46 (2.59%) VBScript
10 38 (2.14%) C
11 35 (1.97%) JavaScript
12 29 (1.63%) Shell Script
13 23 (1.29%) C#
13 23 (1.29%) T-SQL
14 20 (1.12%) Go
15 16 (0.90%) C++
15 16 (0.90%) VB
16 14 (0.79%) PL/SQL
17 12 (0.67%) ES6
18 8 (0.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 186 (10.46%) Degree
2 176 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
3 173 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 132 (7.42%) MCSE
5 120 (6.75%) CCNA
6 117 (6.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 100 (5.62%) CCNP
8 49 (2.76%) MCP
9 48 (2.70%) Security Cleared
10 47 (2.64%) MCSA
11 41 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
12 39 (2.19%) CCIE
13 30 (1.69%) SC Cleared
14 26 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
14 26 (1.46%) RHCE
15 23 (1.29%) MCITP
16 21 (1.18%) DV Cleared
17 15 (0.84%) CCDP
17 15 (0.84%) RHCSA
18 14 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (4.11%) SLA
2 41 (2.31%) PCI DSS
3 28 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.07%) GDPR
5 18 (1.01%) QA
6 12 (0.67%) PMO
7 10 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (0.51%) COBIT
9 8 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 8 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 6 (0.34%) PMBOK
11 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.056%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.056%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 891 (50.11%) Active Directory
2 460 (25.87%) Hyper-V
3 231 (12.99%) vSphere
4 199 (11.19%) VMware ESXi
5 169 (9.51%) Docker
6 154 (8.66%) XenApp
7 95 (5.34%) XenDesktop
8 77 (4.33%) Virtual Servers
9 57 (3.21%) Virtual Desktop
10 54 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
11 49 (2.76%) VMware NSX
12 46 (2.59%) VMware Workstation
13 45 (2.53%) XenServer
14 39 (2.19%) Xen
15 38 (2.14%) VirtualBox
16 29 (1.63%) KVM
16 29 (1.63%) VMware Server
17 26 (1.46%) BitLocker
18 24 (1.35%) Firmware
19 22 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 251 (14.12%) Ansible
2 247 (13.89%) SCCM
3 224 (12.60%) Puppet
4 168 (9.45%) Opscode Chef
5 93 (5.23%) SCOM
6 83 (4.67%) vCenter Server
7 73 (4.11%) Kubernetes
7 73 (4.11%) Terraform
8 65 (3.66%) Nagios
9 59 (3.32%) Backup Exec
9 59 (3.32%) vRealize
9 59 (3.32%) WSUS
10 43 (2.42%) SCOrch
11 33 (1.86%) Single Sign-On
12 31 (1.74%) Salt
13 26 (1.46%) Perfmon
14 24 (1.35%) Docker Swarm
15 23 (1.29%) AirWatch
15 23 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
16 21 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1,778 (100.00%) VMware
2 839 (47.19%) Microsoft
3 456 (25.65%) Cisco
4 424 (23.85%) Citrix
5 175 (9.84%) Red Hat
6 167 (9.39%) HP
7 164 (9.22%) NetApp
8 154 (8.66%) EMC
9 122 (6.86%) Oracle
10 107 (6.02%) Dell
11 95 (5.34%) Google
12 91 (5.12%) F5
13 84 (4.72%) Veeam
14 78 (4.39%) SolarWinds
15 76 (4.27%) IBM
16 71 (3.99%) Juniper
17 70 (3.94%) Apple
18 58 (3.26%) Splunk
19 50 (2.81%) Ivanti
19 50 (2.81%) Symantec