Period
to 7 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North of England
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 75 93 95
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 327 674 744
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.56% 3.48% 3.21%
As % of the System Software category 20.58% 20.32% 22.98%
Number of salaries quoted 294 602 658
Median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +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 the North of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,589 3,317 3,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 17.29% 17.12% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,352 2,723 2,706
Median annual salary £47,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £68,625 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the North of England

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the North of England.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in the North of England

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the North of England over the 6 months to 7 August 2020.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the North of England

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in the North of 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 North of England region over the 6 months to 7 August 2020. 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
North West +31 180 £48,000 +26.32% 40
Yorkshire +6 113 £39,500 +17.91% 12
North East +25 34 £37,500 +7.14% 9
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 North of England region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 327 (100.00%) VMware
2 204 (62.39%) Windows
3 142 (43.43%) Windows Server
4 138 (42.20%) Microsoft
5 125 (38.23%) Active Directory
6 121 (37.00%) Azure
7 108 (33.03%) Cisco
7 108 (33.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 100 (30.58%) Hyper-V
9 99 (30.28%) Office 365
10 81 (24.77%) Firewall
11 75 (22.94%) Linux
12 70 (21.41%) ITIL
13 67 (20.49%) AWS
14 62 (18.96%) Python
14 62 (18.96%) Microsoft Certification
15 60 (18.35%) WAN
16 58 (17.74%) Ansible
17 57 (17.43%) PowerShell
18 54 (16.51%) Puppet
18 54 (16.51%) LAN
18 54 (16.51%) MCSE
19 51 (15.60%) Citrix
19 51 (15.60%) SAN
20 50 (15.29%) Data Centre
21 48 (14.68%) SQL Server
22 46 (14.07%) DNS
23 44 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
24 43 (13.15%) SQL
24 43 (13.15%) DHCP

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 35 (10.70%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.42%) MS Exchange
2 21 (6.42%) OpenStack
3 14 (4.28%) IIS
3 14 (4.28%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.75%) Confluence
5 8 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.61%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.31%) Apache
10 1 (0.31%) nginx
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (5.20%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.53%) Maximo
1 5 (1.53%) TRIRIGA
2 1 (0.31%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 121 (37.00%) Azure
2 99 (30.28%) Office 365
3 67 (20.49%) AWS
4 18 (5.50%) GCP
5 11 (3.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (3.06%) Power Platform
6 10 (3.06%) SaaS
7 8 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (2.14%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (1.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.83%) IBM Cloud
9 6 (1.83%) OneDrive
9 6 (1.83%) Slack
10 5 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.22%) GitHub
11 4 (1.22%) PaaS
11 4 (1.22%) PowerApps
12 3 (0.92%) IaaS
12 3 (0.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 81 (24.77%) Firewall
2 60 (18.35%) WAN
3 54 (16.51%) LAN
4 51 (15.60%) SAN
5 46 (14.07%) DNS
6 43 (13.15%) DHCP
7 36 (11.01%) VPN
8 28 (8.56%) TCP/IP
9 24 (7.34%) Wireless
10 23 (7.03%) VoIP
11 22 (6.73%) Unified Communications
12 18 (5.50%) Network Security
13 16 (4.89%) Internet
13 16 (4.89%) VLAN
14 15 (4.59%) SSL
15 11 (3.36%) MPLS
15 11 (3.36%) Remote Desktop
16 10 (3.06%) Software-Defined Networking
17 9 (2.75%) IP Telephony
18 8 (2.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.20%) MySQL
3 14 (4.28%) Amazon RDS
4 10 (3.06%) Power BI
5 9 (2.75%) Big Data
6 8 (2.45%) MariaDB
7 6 (1.83%) GIS
7 6 (1.83%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 28 (8.56%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.81%) Bitbucket
3 15 (4.59%) JIRA
4 14 (4.28%) Jenkins
5 13 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (3.98%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (2.14%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.83%) Subversion
9 6 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.92%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.31%) DbUnit
11 1 (0.31%) jMock
11 1 (0.31%) JUnit
11 1 (0.31%) Maven
11 1 (0.31%) Mockito
11 1 (0.31%) SonarQube
General
1 35 (10.70%) Finance
2 15 (4.59%) Manufacturing
3 14 (4.28%) Retail
4 10 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.75%) Legal
5 9 (2.75%) Marketing
6 8 (2.45%) Law
7 4 (1.22%) Local Government
7 4 (1.22%) Public Sector
8 3 (0.92%) Banking
8 3 (0.92%) Billing
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (26.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (12.23%) IT Engineer
3 38 (11.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 33 (10.09%) Network Engineer
5 32 (9.79%) Support Engineer
6 30 (9.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 23 (7.03%) IT Support
8 21 (6.42%) IT Support Engineer
8 21 (6.42%) Server Engineer
9 20 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (5.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (5.20%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (5.20%) Administrator
11 17 (5.20%) Analyst
11 17 (5.20%) Consultant
11 17 (5.20%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (4.89%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (4.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 15 (4.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.98%) Web Services
2 10 (3.06%) .NET
3 8 (2.45%) HTML
3 8 (2.45%) LAMP
3 8 (2.45%) LDAP
3 8 (2.45%) YAML
4 7 (2.14%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (1.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.22%) CSS
5 4 (1.22%) XML
6 3 (0.92%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.61%) Node.js
7 2 (0.61%) POSIX
7 2 (0.61%) RESTful
7 2 (0.61%) SAML
8 1 (0.31%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.31%) PowerMock
8 1 (0.31%) REST
8 1 (0.31%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 50 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.81%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (4.28%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.98%) Replication
6 12 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (3.36%) Private Cloud
8 9 (2.75%) User Experience
9 7 (2.14%) Driving Licence
9 7 (2.14%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.83%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.83%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.83%) Life Science
10 6 (1.83%) Thin Client
11 5 (1.53%) PKI
12 4 (1.22%) Clustering
13 3 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.61%) CMDB
14 2 (0.61%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 204 (62.39%) Windows
2 142 (43.43%) Windows Server
3 75 (22.94%) Linux
4 40 (12.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (10.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 19 (5.81%) Windows 10
7 15 (4.59%) Unix
8 13 (3.98%) CentOS
9 12 (3.67%) Windows 7
10 11 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (2.75%) Windows Server 2019
12 8 (2.45%) FreeBSD
12 8 (2.45%) FreeNAS
12 8 (2.45%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.83%) HPUX
13 6 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.92%) Solaris
16 2 (0.61%) Debian
16 2 (0.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (33.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 70 (21.41%) ITIL
3 44 (13.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (9.17%) High Availability
6 29 (8.87%) Problem Management
7 28 (8.56%) Incident Management
8 24 (7.34%) Project Management
9 23 (7.03%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (7.03%) Change Management
10 22 (6.73%) Migration
11 21 (6.42%) Configuration Management
12 20 (6.12%) Mentoring
13 19 (5.81%) Server Virtualisation
14 18 (5.50%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (5.50%) Project Delivery
15 17 (5.20%) DevOps
16 16 (4.89%) Coaching
16 16 (4.89%) Service Management
17 14 (4.28%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 62 (18.96%) Python
2 57 (17.43%) PowerShell
3 43 (13.15%) SQL
4 37 (11.31%) Bash Shell
5 9 (2.75%) Java
5 9 (2.75%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.75%) PHP
6 6 (1.83%) C#
7 5 (1.53%) Go
7 5 (1.53%) Perl
8 3 (0.92%) C
8 3 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.92%) Ruby
8 3 (0.92%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.61%) AWK
9 2 (0.61%) Korn
9 2 (0.61%) sed
10 1 (0.31%) Groovy
10 1 (0.31%) VB
10 1 (0.31%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (18.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (16.51%) MCSE
3 41 (12.54%) MCSA
4 34 (10.40%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (8.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 28 (8.56%) CCNA
7 27 (8.26%) Degree
8 14 (4.28%) Security Cleared
9 11 (3.36%) SC Cleared
10 10 (3.06%) CCNP
10 10 (3.06%) RHCE
11 9 (2.75%) CCIE
11 9 (2.75%) DBS Check
11 9 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.75%) MCP
12 8 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (1.22%) MCITP
13 4 (1.22%) MCTS
14 3 (0.92%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.61%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.40%) SLA
2 17 (5.20%) GDPR
3 12 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.53%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.22%) COBIT
5 4 (1.22%) NIST
System Software
1 125 (38.23%) Active Directory
2 100 (30.58%) Hyper-V
3 41 (12.54%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (8.87%) vSphere
5 26 (7.95%) Docker
6 16 (4.89%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (3.98%) VMware NSX
8 12 (3.67%) KVM
9 11 (3.36%) XenApp
10 8 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (2.45%) VMware Server
11 7 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (2.14%) XenDesktop
12 6 (1.83%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 5 (1.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.22%) NFS
15 3 (0.92%) Xen
16 1 (0.31%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.31%) ProxySG
16 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 58 (17.74%) Ansible
2 54 (16.51%) Puppet
3 37 (11.31%) Terraform
4 32 (9.79%) Opscode Chef
5 26 (7.95%) SCCM
6 21 (6.42%) Cisco CUCM
7 19 (5.81%) Kubernetes
8 17 (5.20%) Cisco UCCX
9 12 (3.67%) vCenter Server
10 9 (2.75%) WSUS
11 8 (2.45%) Grafana
11 8 (2.45%) Proxmox
12 7 (2.14%) Backup Exec
13 6 (1.83%) Kibana
14 4 (1.22%) FortiGate
14 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Intune
15 3 (0.92%) Nagios
15 3 (0.92%) SCOM
16 2 (0.61%) IBM BigFix
16 2 (0.61%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 327 (100.00%) VMware
2 138 (42.20%) Microsoft
3 108 (33.03%) Cisco
4 51 (15.60%) Citrix
5 42 (12.84%) NetApp
6 37 (11.31%) HP
7 35 (10.70%) Veeam
8 33 (10.09%) Dell
8 33 (10.09%) IBM
9 30 (9.17%) EMC
10 25 (7.65%) Red Hat
11 19 (5.81%) Polycom
12 17 (5.20%) Red Box
13 15 (4.59%) CheckPoint
14 14 (4.28%) Aruba
14 14 (4.28%) SaltStack
15 12 (3.67%) Fortinet
16 10 (3.06%) Juniper
16 10 (3.06%) Oracle
17 9 (2.75%) Sophos