Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North of England
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 87 86 73
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 +32
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 363 505 745
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.29% 3.18% 3.92%
As % of the System Software category 17.68% 19.39% 23.77%
Number of salaries quoted 379 448 698
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,359 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.30% +3.48% +4.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,925 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,300 £53,750
England median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% -

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 2,053 2,605 3,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 18.60% 16.40% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,849 2,206 2,687
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,827 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.38% +6.89% +9.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £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 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 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
North West 0 188 £45,000 +12.50% 46
Yorkshire -8 130 £36,500 -13.10% 33
North East +37 45 £38,500 +4.05% 13
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 North of England region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 363 (100.00%) VMware
2 260 (71.63%) Windows
3 205 (56.47%) Microsoft
4 197 (54.27%) Azure
5 185 (50.96%) Active Directory
6 182 (50.14%) Windows Server
7 160 (44.08%) Microsoft 365
8 155 (42.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 122 (33.61%) Hyper-V
10 111 (30.58%) PowerShell
11 106 (29.20%) Firewall
12 105 (28.93%) DNS
13 104 (28.65%) AWS
14 93 (25.62%) Cisco
15 88 (24.24%) SAN
16 87 (23.97%) Linux
17 80 (22.04%) Citrix
18 76 (20.94%) WAN
19 69 (19.01%) LAN
20 67 (18.46%) Veeam
21 63 (17.36%) DHCP
22 62 (17.08%) Windows Server 2012
23 58 (15.98%) DevOps
23 58 (15.98%) Windows Server 2016
24 57 (15.70%) SQL
25 55 (15.15%) ITIL
26 50 (13.77%) SQL Server
26 50 (13.77%) SCCM
27 49 (13.50%) MS Exchange
28 47 (12.95%) TCP/IP

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 49 (13.50%) MS Exchange
2 38 (10.47%) IIS
3 29 (7.99%) SharePoint
4 22 (6.06%) Apache
5 15 (4.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (3.58%) Confluence
7 11 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.93%) Tomcat
9 6 (1.65%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.65%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.55%) nginx
10 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.28%) DNN
11 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.28%) JBoss
11 1 (0.28%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.28%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 31 (8.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) BASE24
1 1 (0.28%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 197 (54.27%) Azure
2 160 (44.08%) Microsoft 365
3 104 (28.65%) AWS
4 28 (7.71%) Azure Active Directory
5 17 (4.68%) IaaS
5 17 (4.68%) OneDrive
5 17 (4.68%) SaaS
6 14 (3.86%) PaaS
7 13 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (3.58%) Mimecast
8 12 (3.31%) GCP
9 6 (1.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 6 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (1.65%) CloudFront
9 6 (1.65%) Route 53
10 5 (1.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.10%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.83%) Amazon EKS
13 2 (0.55%) Cohesity
13 2 (0.55%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 106 (29.20%) Firewall
2 105 (28.93%) DNS
3 88 (24.24%) SAN
4 76 (20.94%) WAN
5 69 (19.01%) LAN
6 63 (17.36%) DHCP
7 47 (12.95%) TCP/IP
8 42 (11.57%) VLAN
9 29 (7.99%) VPN
10 28 (7.71%) Wi-Fi
11 27 (7.44%) VoIP
12 25 (6.89%) Remote Desktop
12 25 (6.89%) Wireless
13 22 (6.06%) NAS
14 21 (5.79%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (4.41%) VSAN
16 15 (4.13%) MPLS
16 15 (4.13%) Network Security
17 13 (3.58%) OSPF
17 13 (3.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.34%) Amazon RDS
3 14 (3.86%) MySQL
4 7 (1.93%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.38%) Big Data
6 3 (0.83%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (3.86%) JIRA
2 13 (3.58%) Git (software)
3 11 (3.03%) Subversion
4 6 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.10%) GitLab
5 4 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.28%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.28%) Travis CI
General
1 14 (3.86%) Finance
1 14 (3.86%) Marketing
2 11 (3.03%) Automotive
3 7 (1.93%) Back Office
3 7 (1.93%) Law
3 7 (1.93%) Retail
4 6 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.10%) Legal
5 4 (1.10%) Local Government
5 4 (1.10%) Public Sector
6 3 (0.83%) Advertising
7 2 (0.55%) Housing Association
7 2 (0.55%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Front Office
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 129 (35.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (11.02%) Analyst
3 38 (10.47%) IT Engineer
4 29 (7.99%) Systems Engineer
5 28 (7.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 28 (7.71%) Consultant
6 27 (7.44%) Linux Engineer
6 27 (7.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (6.89%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 24 (6.61%) Support Engineer
9 23 (6.34%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
10 21 (5.79%) Support Analyst
11 20 (5.51%) Administrator
12 18 (4.96%) IT Support
13 16 (4.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (4.41%) Cloud Engineer
13 16 (4.41%) VMware Engineer
14 14 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
15 13 (3.58%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.47%) Web Services
2 10 (2.75%) .NET
3 8 (2.20%) YAML
4 6 (1.65%) SAML
5 5 (1.38%) REST
6 4 (1.10%) CSS
6 4 (1.10%) Django
6 4 (1.10%) Flask
6 4 (1.10%) HTML
6 4 (1.10%) JSON
7 2 (0.55%) COM+
7 2 (0.55%) LDAP
7 2 (0.55%) OAuth
7 2 (0.55%) OAuth2
7 2 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Thrift
8 1 (0.28%) Sensu
8 1 (0.28%) SOAP
8 1 (0.28%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.61%) Data Centre
2 23 (6.34%) Public Cloud
3 18 (4.96%) Management Information System
4 15 (4.13%) Private Cloud
5 14 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (3.03%) Life Science
7 11 (3.03%) Renewable Energy
8 10 (2.75%) FMCG
9 6 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (1.65%) Replication
10 5 (1.38%) Clustering
11 4 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.10%) User Experience
12 3 (0.83%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.83%) PKI
13 2 (0.55%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.55%) NHS
13 2 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 260 (71.63%) Windows
2 182 (50.14%) Windows Server
3 87 (23.97%) Linux
4 62 (17.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (15.98%) Windows Server 2016
6 46 (12.67%) Windows 10
7 42 (11.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (9.92%) Windows Server 2019
9 32 (8.82%) Windows 7
10 19 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (3.86%) Unix
12 7 (1.93%) CentOS
12 7 (1.93%) Solaris
13 4 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.83%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.55%) Android
15 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.28%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (42.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 58 (15.98%) DevOps
3 55 (15.15%) ITIL
4 47 (12.95%) Migration
5 45 (12.40%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (10.19%) Configuration Management
7 36 (9.92%) Change Management
8 26 (7.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 25 (6.89%) Infrastructure as Code
10 24 (6.61%) Virtual Environments
11 23 (6.34%) Presales
12 22 (6.06%) Service Management
13 20 (5.51%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (5.51%) Project Delivery
14 19 (5.23%) High Availability
15 18 (4.96%) Project Management
16 15 (4.13%) Business Development
17 14 (3.86%) Infrastructure Automation
17 14 (3.86%) Task Automation
17 14 (3.86%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 111 (30.58%) PowerShell
2 57 (15.70%) SQL
3 41 (11.29%) Bash Shell
4 38 (10.47%) Python
5 15 (4.13%) PHP
6 9 (2.48%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.93%) C#
8 6 (1.65%) VBScript
9 5 (1.38%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.10%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.10%) Perl
11 3 (0.83%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.83%) VB
12 1 (0.28%) AWK
12 1 (0.28%) C
12 1 (0.28%) C++
12 1 (0.28%) Java
12 1 (0.28%) Jython
12 1 (0.28%) sed
12 1 (0.28%) VC++
Qualifications
1 26 (7.16%) Degree
2 20 (5.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.41%) RHCE
4 14 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (3.58%) MCSE
6 12 (3.31%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.31%) Security Cleared
7 11 (3.03%) CCNA
7 11 (3.03%) GIAC
7 11 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (2.48%) MCSA
9 7 (1.93%) CCNP
10 6 (1.65%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.38%) MCP
12 3 (0.83%) MCITP
12 3 (0.83%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.55%) CCA
13 2 (0.55%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.26%) SLA
2 11 (3.03%) GDPR
3 6 (1.65%) OpenSCAP
3 6 (1.65%) PMO
4 5 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.28%) NIST
7 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 185 (50.96%) Active Directory
2 122 (33.61%) Hyper-V
3 35 (9.64%) vSphere
4 27 (7.44%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (6.06%) XenApp
6 20 (5.51%) Docker
7 16 (4.41%) Virtual Servers
7 16 (4.41%) XenDesktop
8 15 (4.13%) Virtual Desktop
9 14 (3.86%) VMware NSX
10 9 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (1.65%) KVM
11 6 (1.65%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.83%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.83%) Xen
13 2 (0.55%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
13 2 (0.55%) NFS
13 2 (0.55%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 50 (13.77%) SCCM
2 38 (10.47%) Ansible
3 25 (6.89%) Terraform
4 24 (6.61%) Puppet
5 23 (6.34%) SCOM
6 16 (4.41%) WSUS
7 14 (3.86%) Kubernetes
8 13 (3.58%) Nagios
9 12 (3.31%) McAfee ePO
10 11 (3.03%) NetBackup
11 10 (2.75%) FortiGate
11 10 (2.75%) SCVMM
12 9 (2.48%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
13 8 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
14 7 (1.93%) vCenter Server
15 6 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
15 6 (1.65%) PaperCut
16 5 (1.38%) Packer
Vendors
1 363 (100.00%) VMware
2 205 (56.47%) Microsoft
3 93 (25.62%) Cisco
4 80 (22.04%) Citrix
5 67 (18.46%) Veeam
6 39 (10.74%) EMC
7 38 (10.47%) HP
8 34 (9.37%) Red Hat
9 31 (8.54%) Dell
10 30 (8.26%) NetApp
11 27 (7.44%) SolarWinds
12 22 (6.06%) Oracle
13 20 (5.51%) IBM
14 16 (4.41%) SonicWALL
15 14 (3.86%) CommVault
15 14 (3.86%) McAfee
15 14 (3.86%) Zerto
16 12 (3.31%) Sophos
16 12 (3.31%) Symantec
17 9 (2.48%) Juniper