Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 19 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 91 79
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12 -29
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 935 972 1,172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.71% 3.40% 3.86%
As % of the System Software category 22.30% 23.35% 28.84%
Number of salaries quoted 725 783 1,007
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4,192 4,162 4,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.63% 14.57% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,431 3,403 3,527
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £66,100
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the South East

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in the South East

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the South East

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2019. 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
Hampshire +8 280 £38,500 -0.65% 45
Thames Valley -16 270 £40,000 -11.11% 65
Surrey +6 182 £57,500 +15.00% 24
Berkshire -34 169 £45,000 -5.26% 28
West Sussex +20 77 £48,000 +12.94% 12
Kent +26 61 £34,088 +0.26% 21
Buckinghamshire +19 54 £33,000 -17.50% 22
East Sussex +27 51 £40,500 +1.25% 4
Oxfordshire +25 47 £32,500 - 15
M4 Corridor - 8 - -
Middlesex -5 5 £60,000 +41.18%
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 935 (100.00%) VMware
2 644 (68.88%) Windows
3 492 (52.62%) Microsoft
4 452 (48.34%) Windows Server
5 418 (44.71%) Active Directory
6 334 (35.72%) Hyper-V
7 329 (35.19%) Azure
8 293 (31.34%) Office 365
9 291 (31.12%) ITIL
10 283 (30.27%) Citrix
11 280 (29.95%) Linux
12 279 (29.84%) Cisco
13 260 (27.81%) AWS
14 245 (26.20%) Firewall
15 243 (25.99%) DNS
16 242 (25.88%) Data Centre
17 231 (24.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 200 (21.39%) DHCP
19 196 (20.96%) WAN
20 193 (20.64%) Windows Server 2012
21 174 (18.61%) MS Exchange
22 172 (18.40%) LAN
23 154 (16.47%) SQL Server
24 147 (15.72%) Cisco Certification
25 146 (15.61%) HP
26 143 (15.29%) PowerShell
27 142 (15.19%) Degree
28 141 (15.08%) Windows 10
29 137 (14.65%) SAN
30 134 (14.33%) Windows Server 2008

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 174 (18.61%) MS Exchange
2 79 (8.45%) SharePoint
3 72 (7.70%) IIS
4 58 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 53 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 35 (3.74%) Skype for Business
7 17 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (1.39%) Confluence
9 12 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 7 (0.75%) Apache
12 6 (0.64%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.43%) nginx
14 3 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.32%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.21%) ColdFusion
15 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 72 (7.70%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) CA PPM
1 5 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 4 (0.43%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 329 (35.19%) Azure
2 293 (31.34%) Office 365
3 260 (27.81%) AWS
4 72 (7.70%) IaaS
5 48 (5.13%) PaaS
6 45 (4.81%) SaaS
7 34 (3.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 33 (3.53%) GCP
9 32 (3.42%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (1.07%) OneDrive
12 9 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.86%) GitHub
14 7 (0.75%) Power Platform
15 6 (0.64%) Mimecast
15 6 (0.64%) PowerApps
16 4 (0.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 3 (0.32%) G Suite
17 3 (0.32%) Serverless
18 2 (0.21%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 245 (26.20%) Firewall
2 243 (25.99%) DNS
3 200 (21.39%) DHCP
4 196 (20.96%) WAN
5 172 (18.40%) LAN
6 137 (14.65%) SAN
7 114 (12.19%) TCP/IP
8 109 (11.66%) VoIP
9 107 (11.44%) VPN
10 79 (8.45%) Wireless
11 72 (7.70%) VLAN
12 62 (6.63%) Internet
13 47 (5.03%) Wi-Fi
14 42 (4.49%) Network Security
15 41 (4.39%) NAS
16 34 (3.64%) Unified Communications
17 32 (3.42%) MPLS
18 31 (3.32%) OSPF
19 30 (3.21%) BGP
20 29 (3.10%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 32 (3.42%) MySQL
3 29 (3.10%) DB2
4 19 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 11 (1.18%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.75%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.53%) Big Data
11 4 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 39 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 32 (3.42%) MSI
3 25 (2.67%) JIRA
4 16 (1.71%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (1.50%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
7 7 (0.75%) Mercurial
8 4 (0.43%) Chocolatey
8 4 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.32%) Gerrit
9 3 (0.32%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.21%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.21%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.21%) Bower
10 2 (0.21%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.21%) Selenium
10 2 (0.21%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.21%) Subversion
10 2 (0.21%) Vagrant
General
1 112 (11.98%) Finance
2 50 (5.35%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.28%) Manufacturing
4 34 (3.64%) Banking
4 34 (3.64%) German Language
5 28 (2.99%) Italian Language
6 27 (2.89%) Retail
7 25 (2.67%) Marketing
8 18 (1.93%) Public Sector
9 16 (1.71%) Military
10 13 (1.39%) Back Office
11 12 (1.28%) Online Betting
12 11 (1.18%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.75%) Electronics
13 7 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.64%) Local Government
15 4 (0.43%) Publishing
16 3 (0.32%) Billing
17 2 (0.21%) Advertising
17 2 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 161 (17.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 131 (14.01%) Architect
3 101 (10.80%) IT Engineer
3 101 (10.80%) Support Engineer
4 80 (8.56%) Consultant
5 67 (7.17%) Systems Engineer
6 63 (6.74%) Analyst
7 58 (6.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 56 (5.99%) IT Support
9 48 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
9 48 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
10 45 (4.81%) Technical Architect
11 44 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
12 43 (4.60%) Administrator
13 41 (4.39%) Infrastructure Architect
13 41 (4.39%) Support Analyst
14 40 (4.28%) Server Engineer
15 39 (4.17%) Network Engineer
15 39 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
16 35 (3.74%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.89%) LDAP
2 21 (2.25%) Web Services
3 20 (2.14%) JSON
4 16 (1.71%) .NET
5 11 (1.18%) REST
5 11 (1.18%) X-Windows
6 10 (1.07%) LAMP
7 9 (0.96%) SOAP
7 9 (0.96%) XML
8 8 (0.86%) jQuery
8 8 (0.86%) Middleware
9 6 (0.64%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (0.64%) SAP Basis
10 5 (0.53%) HTML
10 5 (0.53%) XSLT
11 4 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (0.43%) Kafka
11 4 (0.43%) Software Packaging
12 3 (0.32%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 242 (25.88%) Data Centre
2 82 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (8.45%) Public Cloud
4 72 (7.70%) Management Information System
5 69 (7.38%) Self-Motivation
6 41 (4.39%) Clustering
6 41 (4.39%) Driving Licence
7 34 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 32 (3.42%) Replication
9 29 (3.10%) Private Cloud
10 21 (2.25%) NHS
11 20 (2.14%) PKI
12 13 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
13 11 (1.18%) EMC VNX
14 10 (1.07%) CMDB
15 9 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
15 9 (0.96%) Mainframe
15 9 (0.96%) PlayStation
16 8 (0.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 644 (68.88%) Windows
2 452 (48.34%) Windows Server
3 280 (29.95%) Linux
4 193 (20.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 141 (15.08%) Windows 10
6 134 (14.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 105 (11.23%) Windows 7
8 96 (10.27%) Unix
9 70 (7.49%) Windows 8
10 26 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (2.35%) CentOS
13 20 (2.14%) Ubuntu
14 17 (1.82%) Windows XP
15 12 (1.28%) Solaris
16 10 (1.07%) Apple iOS
16 10 (1.07%) Debian
17 9 (0.96%) VMS
18 7 (0.75%) Android
18 7 (0.75%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (31.12%) ITIL
2 231 (24.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 122 (13.05%) Problem-Solving
4 106 (11.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 105 (11.23%) Migration
6 81 (8.66%) Service Delivery
7 79 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
8 76 (8.13%) Presales
9 67 (7.17%) DevOps
10 65 (6.95%) Project Management
11 63 (6.74%) Business Continuity
11 63 (6.74%) Configuration Management
12 45 (4.81%) TOGAF
13 44 (4.71%) Service Management
14 43 (4.60%) Project Delivery
14 43 (4.60%) Storage Management
15 42 (4.49%) Cybersecurity
16 41 (4.39%) Load Balancing
16 41 (4.39%) Mentoring
17 40 (4.28%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 143 (15.29%) PowerShell
2 132 (14.12%) SQL
3 94 (10.05%) Python
4 38 (4.06%) Bash Shell
5 31 (3.32%) Ruby
6 30 (3.21%) Java
7 26 (2.78%) C
8 24 (2.57%) JavaScript
9 19 (2.03%) Perl
10 16 (1.71%) C#
11 15 (1.60%) PHP
12 9 (0.96%) Shell Script
13 8 (0.86%) C++
14 7 (0.75%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.53%) ABAP
16 4 (0.43%) Ada
17 3 (0.32%) VBScript
18 2 (0.21%) Go
19 1 (0.11%) Java 8
19 1 (0.11%) Lua
Qualifications
1 147 (15.72%) Cisco Certification
2 142 (15.19%) Degree
3 132 (14.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 99 (10.59%) MCSE
5 95 (10.16%) Security Cleared
6 83 (8.88%) CCNA
7 63 (6.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 58 (6.20%) CCNP
9 51 (5.45%) SC Cleared
10 48 (5.13%) CCIE
10 48 (5.13%) DV Cleared
11 41 (4.39%) TOGAF Certification
12 39 (4.17%) MCSA
13 38 (4.06%) AWS Certification
14 31 (3.32%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 28 (2.99%) CCIE Service Provider
16 20 (2.14%) DBS Check
17 16 (1.71%) MCITP
18 13 (1.39%) MCP
19 12 (1.28%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (5.24%) SLA
2 23 (2.46%) GDPR
3 16 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.07%) COBIT
6 9 (0.96%) QA
7 5 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.53%) NCSC
7 5 (0.53%) NIST
8 4 (0.43%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.21%) PMO
9 2 (0.21%) RMADS
10 1 (0.11%) BS7799
10 1 (0.11%) GxP
System Software
1 418 (44.71%) Active Directory
2 334 (35.72%) Hyper-V
3 95 (10.16%) vSphere
4 66 (7.06%) VMware ESXi
5 58 (6.20%) XenDesktop
6 49 (5.24%) Docker
7 47 (5.03%) XenApp
8 46 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
9 36 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 29 (3.10%) VMware NSX
11 26 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (1.82%) Terminal Services
13 15 (1.60%) VirtualBox
14 14 (1.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 14 (1.50%) vCloud
15 12 (1.28%) Firmware
16 11 (1.18%) LXC
16 11 (1.18%) VMware Server
17 9 (0.96%) Terminal Server
18 8 (0.86%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 110 (11.76%) SCCM
2 46 (4.92%) SCOM
3 45 (4.81%) Ansible
4 44 (4.71%) WSUS
5 42 (4.49%) vCenter Server
6 39 (4.17%) vRealize
7 37 (3.96%) Puppet
8 31 (3.32%) Terraform
9 29 (3.10%) IBM BigFix
9 29 (3.10%) Single Sign-On
10 25 (2.67%) Kubernetes
10 25 (2.67%) Microsoft Intune
11 22 (2.35%) NetBackup
12 20 (2.14%) SCVMM
13 18 (1.93%) EMC NetWorker
13 18 (1.93%) Microsoft Clustering
14 17 (1.82%) Backup Exec
15 14 (1.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 13 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
17 9 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 935 (100.00%) VMware
2 492 (52.62%) Microsoft
3 283 (30.27%) Citrix
4 279 (29.84%) Cisco
5 146 (15.61%) HP
6 115 (12.30%) Dell
7 97 (10.37%) NetApp
8 94 (10.05%) EMC
9 66 (7.06%) IBM
10 62 (6.63%) Veeam
11 44 (4.71%) Aruba
12 43 (4.60%) Nimble Storage
13 42 (4.49%) SAP
14 37 (3.96%) Juniper
15 34 (3.64%) Google
16 31 (3.32%) Oracle
17 25 (2.67%) 3PAR
18 24 (2.57%) Symantec
19 23 (2.46%) SonicWALL
20 22 (2.35%) ServiceNow