Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 79 53
Rank change year-on-year -14 -26 +2
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 939 1,171 1,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.35% 3.78% 5.06%
As % of the System Software category 22.76% 28.43% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 750 996 1,447
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 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 4,126 4,119 4,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.71% 13.31% 14.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,383 3,539 4,202
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £68,000 £65,000 £62,500
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 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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 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
Thames Valley +27 357 £45,000 +5.88% 44
Berkshire +45 268 £47,500 +5.56% 27
Hampshire -30 261 £39,000 -2.50% 52
Surrey +5 201 £50,000 +5.26% 32
West Sussex -26 59 £42,500 +32.81% 10
Buckinghamshire -8 52 £40,000 +2.89% 12
East Sussex +1 38 £40,000 - 3
Oxfordshire -3 37 £32,500 -1.52% 5
Kent -4 17 £34,000 -10.53% 6
Home Counties +3 2 £42,500 -32.00%
Middlesex -2 2 £71,250 +90.00%
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 939 (100.00%) VMware
2 624 (66.45%) Windows
3 475 (50.59%) Microsoft
4 464 (49.41%) Active Directory
5 398 (42.39%) Windows Server
6 342 (36.42%) Linux
7 326 (34.72%) Microsoft Azure
8 263 (28.01%) Hyper-V
9 253 (26.94%) ITIL
10 247 (26.30%) Cisco
11 231 (24.60%) Firewall
12 229 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
13 222 (23.64%) Office 365
14 201 (21.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 183 (19.49%) SQL Server
16 170 (18.10%) Data Centre
17 169 (18.00%) Citrix
18 166 (17.68%) SQL
19 165 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
20 159 (16.93%) DNS
21 147 (15.65%) MS Exchange
22 146 (15.55%) VMware ESXi
23 143 (15.23%) DHCP
24 141 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
25 140 (14.91%) WAN
26 136 (14.48%) SAN
27 129 (13.74%) LAN
27 129 (13.74%) PowerShell
28 127 (13.53%) Security Cleared
29 122 (12.99%) SCCM

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
1 147 (15.65%) MS Exchange
2 115 (12.25%) IIS
3 85 (9.05%) SharePoint
4 51 (5.43%) OpenStack
5 46 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 41 (4.37%) Skype for Business
7 35 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (2.88%) Apache
9 26 (2.77%) Tomcat
10 21 (2.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
12 14 (1.49%) Confluence
13 12 (1.28%) nginx
14 10 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (1.06%) JBoss
14 10 (1.06%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
16 6 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
17 5 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
17 5 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 121 (12.89%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (2.24%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.43%) Scribe Insight
3 3 (0.32%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 326 (34.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 229 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
3 222 (23.64%) Office 365
4 40 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
5 34 (3.62%) IaaS
6 32 (3.41%) OpenShift
7 31 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 26 (2.77%) SaaS
9 23 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (2.24%) PaaS
11 18 (1.92%) GitHub
12 17 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
13 16 (1.70%) Amazon S3
14 14 (1.49%) Mimecast
15 11 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 10 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 10 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
17 7 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
17 7 (0.75%) Amazon Glacier
17 7 (0.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 231 (24.60%) Firewall
2 159 (16.93%) DNS
3 143 (15.23%) DHCP
4 140 (14.91%) WAN
5 136 (14.48%) SAN
6 129 (13.74%) LAN
7 118 (12.57%) TCP/IP
8 98 (10.44%) VPN
9 69 (7.35%) VLAN
10 57 (6.07%) Wireless
11 55 (5.86%) Internet
12 49 (5.22%) Network Security
13 40 (4.26%) NAS
13 40 (4.26%) Skype
14 35 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
15 33 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
16 27 (2.88%) VoIP
17 26 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
18 25 (2.66%) RTMP
18 25 (2.66%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (19.49%) SQL Server
2 65 (6.92%) MySQL
3 35 (3.73%) NoSQL
4 29 (3.09%) MongoDB
5 25 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
6 23 (2.45%) Oracle Database
6 23 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 22 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (2.13%) Relational Database
9 15 (1.60%) RDBMS
9 15 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.96%) Big Data
12 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.85%) MariaDB
14 7 (0.75%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 69 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 39 (4.15%) Vagrant
3 35 (3.73%) JIRA
4 31 (3.30%) Jenkins
5 28 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (2.66%) Mercurial
7 23 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (2.24%) Subversion
9 20 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
10 19 (2.02%) Visual Studio
11 15 (1.60%) Bitbucket
12 13 (1.38%) Chocolatey
12 13 (1.38%) Cucumber
12 13 (1.38%) Selenium
13 12 (1.28%) Maven
14 10 (1.06%) AdminStudio
14 10 (1.06%) MSI
15 9 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
16 6 (0.64%) JUnit
17 5 (0.53%) Eclipse
General
1 82 (8.73%) Finance
2 35 (3.73%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.24%) Retail
4 19 (2.02%) Marketing
5 17 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.60%) Banking
6 15 (1.60%) Electronics
7 10 (1.06%) Back Office
8 9 (0.96%) Games
9 8 (0.85%) Advertising
10 6 (0.64%) Legal
10 6 (0.64%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.53%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.43%) Military
13 3 (0.32%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.32%) French Language
13 3 (0.32%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.32%) Korean Language
13 3 (0.32%) Portuguese Language
14 2 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 163 (17.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 111 (11.82%) Support Engineer
3 91 (9.69%) Administrator
4 88 (9.37%) Analyst
5 82 (8.73%) Systems Administrator
6 75 (7.99%) Architect
7 66 (7.03%) IT Engineer
8 54 (5.75%) Consultant
9 51 (5.43%) Linux Administrator
10 43 (4.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 42 (4.47%) IT Support
12 41 (4.37%) VMware Engineer
13 39 (4.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 38 (4.05%) Cloud Engineer
15 37 (3.94%) 3rd Line Support
16 36 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support
16 36 (3.83%) IT Support Engineer
17 35 (3.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 35 (3.73%) Infrastructure Architect
18 34 (3.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.26%) Web Services
2 36 (3.83%) .NET
3 33 (3.51%) LAMP
4 30 (3.19%) RESTful
5 29 (3.09%) HTML
5 29 (3.09%) LDAP
6 24 (2.56%) Spring Boot
7 22 (2.34%) HTML5
7 22 (2.34%) JSON
8 21 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
9 20 (2.13%) Spring
9 20 (2.13%) XML
10 17 (1.81%) SOAP
11 14 (1.49%) REST
12 13 (1.38%) X-Windows
13 12 (1.28%) CSS
13 12 (1.28%) WCF
14 11 (1.17%) Django
14 11 (1.17%) Ruby on Rails
14 11 (1.17%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 170 (18.10%) Data Centre
2 63 (6.71%) Replication
3 56 (5.96%) Private Cloud
4 55 (5.86%) Self-Motivation
5 53 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (5.64%) Public Cloud
6 45 (4.79%) Management Information System
7 34 (3.62%) Clustering
7 34 (3.62%) Driving Licence
8 32 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
9 29 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
10 27 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
11 25 (2.66%) Video\Live Streaming
12 17 (1.81%) Enterprise Storage
13 16 (1.70%) EMC VNX
14 14 (1.49%) CMDB
15 13 (1.38%) User Experience
16 11 (1.17%) e-Learning
16 11 (1.17%) PKI
17 10 (1.06%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 624 (66.45%) Windows
2 398 (42.39%) Windows Server
3 342 (36.42%) Linux
4 165 (17.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 141 (15.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 115 (12.25%) Windows 10
7 87 (9.27%) Windows 7
8 70 (7.45%) Unix
9 59 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 48 (5.11%) Windows 8
11 32 (3.41%) Debian
12 26 (2.77%) AIX
13 24 (2.56%) CentOS
13 24 (2.56%) Windows XP
14 20 (2.13%) Ubuntu
14 20 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
15 13 (1.38%) Android
15 13 (1.38%) Apple iOS
16 11 (1.17%) VMS
17 9 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (26.94%) ITIL
2 201 (21.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 120 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
4 104 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
5 102 (10.86%) DevOps
6 86 (9.16%) Service Management
7 84 (8.95%) Configuration Management
8 71 (7.56%) Project Management
9 64 (6.82%) Presales
10 61 (6.50%) Migration
10 61 (6.50%) Problem Management
11 55 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
11 55 (5.86%) Mentoring
12 54 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
13 52 (5.54%) Service Delivery
14 49 (5.22%) Incident Management
15 47 (5.01%) ITIL V3
16 46 (4.90%) PRINCE2
17 45 (4.79%) Scrum
18 43 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 166 (17.68%) SQL
2 129 (13.74%) PowerShell
3 110 (11.71%) Python
4 75 (7.99%) Bash Shell
5 62 (6.60%) Java
6 51 (5.43%) Ruby
7 38 (4.05%) JavaScript
8 36 (3.83%) C#
9 34 (3.62%) Perl
10 24 (2.56%) Shell Script
11 21 (2.24%) C
12 17 (1.81%) Go
13 16 (1.70%) VB
13 16 (1.70%) VBScript
14 14 (1.49%) Java 8
15 13 (1.38%) C++
16 11 (1.17%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.06%) Assembly Language
18 9 (0.96%) T-SQL
19 8 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 127 (13.53%) Security Cleared
2 116 (12.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 105 (11.18%) Degree
4 89 (9.48%) MCSE
5 86 (9.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 83 (8.84%) Cisco Certification
7 81 (8.63%) SC Cleared
8 66 (7.03%) CCNA
9 54 (5.75%) MCSA
10 37 (3.94%) DV Cleared
11 33 (3.51%) CCNP
12 31 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (2.98%) MCP
14 21 (2.24%) VCP6
15 19 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
16 17 (1.81%) MCITP
17 13 (1.38%) CCIE
18 10 (1.06%) LPIC
18 10 (1.06%) Network+ Certification
18 10 (1.06%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.96%) SLA
2 24 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.02%) QA
4 18 (1.92%) GDPR
5 7 (0.75%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.64%) PMO
7 4 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.32%) COBIT
9 2 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.21%) GAMP
9 2 (0.21%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.11%) HL7
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 464 (49.41%) Active Directory
2 263 (28.01%) Hyper-V
3 146 (15.55%) VMware ESXi
4 117 (12.46%) vSphere
5 72 (7.67%) Docker
6 66 (7.03%) Virtual Machines
7 54 (5.75%) XenApp
8 53 (5.64%) XenDesktop
9 43 (4.58%) Virtual Servers
10 30 (3.19%) KVM
11 27 (2.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 24 (2.56%) VMware NSX
13 22 (2.34%) VirtualBox
14 18 (1.92%) XenServer
15 16 (1.70%) Xen
16 15 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
16 15 (1.60%) VMware Server
17 14 (1.49%) LXC
18 11 (1.17%) GPFS
18 11 (1.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 122 (12.99%) SCCM
2 54 (5.75%) SCOM
3 52 (5.54%) Ansible
4 50 (5.32%) Kubernetes
5 49 (5.22%) vCenter Server
6 42 (4.47%) Puppet
7 36 (3.83%) Opscode Chef
8 33 (3.51%) Nagios
9 27 (2.88%) WSUS
10 18 (1.92%) SCVMM
11 16 (1.70%) Terraform
12 14 (1.49%) NetBackup
13 13 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
13 13 (1.38%) EMC VPLEX
14 12 (1.28%) Backup Exec
14 12 (1.28%) vRealize
15 11 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
16 10 (1.06%) Icinga
16 10 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
16 10 (1.06%) SCSM
Vendors
1 939 (100.00%) VMware
2 475 (50.59%) Microsoft
3 247 (26.30%) Cisco
4 169 (18.00%) Citrix
5 108 (11.50%) HP
6 77 (8.20%) Oracle
7 61 (6.50%) Red Hat
8 59 (6.28%) Juniper
9 58 (6.18%) EMC
9 58 (6.18%) NetApp
10 50 (5.32%) Dell
11 36 (3.83%) ServiceNow
12 34 (3.62%) SolarWinds
13 33 (3.51%) BMC
13 33 (3.51%) Symantec
14 32 (3.41%) Google
15 31 (3.30%) F5
16 30 (3.19%) Sophos
17 29 (3.09%) 3PAR
18 28 (2.98%) Veeam