Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 73 53
Rank change year-on-year -13 -20 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1,076 1,135 1,846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.61% 3.90% 4.97%
As % of the System Software category 24.63% 27.96% 35.54%
Number of salaries quoted 863 964 1,579
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,075 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,250 £63,750 £61,310
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%

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 4,368 4,060 5,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.66% 13.93% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,494 3,497 4,473
South East median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,150 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,750 £61,250
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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +11 493 £45,000 +5.88% 60
Berkshire +36 329 £52,500 +16.67% 40
Hampshire -8 289 £40,000 - 34
Surrey -36 180 £50,000 +25.00% 22
Buckinghamshire +20 110 £40,000 +6.67% 10
Oxfordshire -48 55 £38,500 +18.46% 10
Kent +2 42 £32,500 - 4
West Sussex -32 37 £37,500 +4.17% 6
East Sussex -20 26 £40,000 +21.21% 4
Middlesex +4 4 £65,750 +75.33%
Home Counties - 2 £42,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1,076 (100.00%) VMware
2 744 (69.14%) Windows
3 521 (48.42%) Active Directory
4 520 (48.33%) Microsoft
5 503 (46.75%) Windows Server
6 336 (31.23%) Linux
7 321 (29.83%) Hyper-V
8 317 (29.46%) Microsoft Azure
9 296 (27.51%) Cisco
10 281 (26.12%) ITIL
10 281 (26.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 257 (23.88%) Office 365
12 241 (22.40%) Firewall
13 234 (21.75%) Amazon AWS
14 202 (18.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 198 (18.40%) DNS
16 192 (17.84%) SQL Server
17 187 (17.38%) Windows Server 2008
18 183 (17.01%) SQL
19 182 (16.91%) Citrix
20 181 (16.82%) WAN
21 175 (16.26%) DHCP
21 175 (16.26%) SAN
22 174 (16.17%) Data Centre
23 162 (15.06%) LAN
24 157 (14.59%) MS Exchange
25 151 (14.03%) Microsoft Certification
26 143 (13.29%) TCP/IP
27 137 (12.73%) vSphere
28 133 (12.36%) HP

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
1 157 (14.59%) MS Exchange
2 108 (10.04%) IIS
3 68 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 60 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 58 (5.39%) SharePoint
6 51 (4.74%) OpenStack
7 39 (3.62%) Apache
8 36 (3.35%) Skype for Business
8 36 (3.35%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.67%) JBoss
10 16 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.39%) Confluence
12 12 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (1.02%) Oracle Service Bus
14 8 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.56%) Apache Spark
16 6 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 87 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.77%) MS Visio
3 17 (1.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.37%) NetSuite
1 4 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.37%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.093%) Lorenzo
3 1 (0.093%) Magento
3 1 (0.093%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 317 (29.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 257 (23.88%) Office 365
3 234 (21.75%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (4.74%) Cloud Computing
5 40 (3.72%) IaaS
6 34 (3.16%) SaaS
7 30 (2.79%) OpenShift
8 22 (2.04%) IBM Cloud
9 17 (1.58%) PaaS
10 13 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
10 13 (1.21%) GitHub
11 12 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 11 (1.02%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
13 10 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (0.84%) Amazon Glacier
14 9 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 241 (22.40%) Firewall
2 198 (18.40%) DNS
3 181 (16.82%) WAN
4 175 (16.26%) DHCP
4 175 (16.26%) SAN
5 162 (15.06%) LAN
6 143 (13.29%) TCP/IP
7 103 (9.57%) VPN
8 72 (6.69%) VLAN
9 65 (6.04%) NAS
10 50 (4.65%) Wireless
11 48 (4.46%) Cisco ASA
12 44 (4.09%) Network Security
13 33 (3.07%) Cisco Nexus
13 33 (3.07%) Internet
14 32 (2.97%) VoIP
15 30 (2.79%) MPLS
16 27 (2.51%) Skype
17 24 (2.23%) Cisco IOS
17 24 (2.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 92 (8.55%) MySQL
3 46 (4.28%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (2.97%) MongoDB
5 28 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 23 (2.14%) Oracle Database
7 15 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (1.39%) Big Data
8 14 (1.30%) Relational Database
9 12 (1.12%) MariaDB
9 12 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
9 12 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.84%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 50 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 39 (3.62%) Git (software)
3 37 (3.44%) JIRA
4 28 (2.60%) Vagrant
5 17 (1.58%) Cucumber
6 16 (1.49%) Subversion
7 14 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 14 (1.30%) Bitbucket
8 13 (1.21%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (0.84%) Mercurial
10 8 (0.74%) Visual Studio
10 8 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
11 7 (0.65%) Ant
11 7 (0.65%) Maven
12 5 (0.46%) Chocolatey
12 5 (0.46%) GitLab
12 5 (0.46%) Selenium
12 5 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.46%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.37%) Travis CI
General
1 131 (12.17%) Finance
2 43 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.53%) Retail
4 29 (2.70%) Legal
5 20 (1.86%) Publishing
6 19 (1.77%) Law
7 17 (1.58%) Back Office
8 16 (1.49%) German Language
8 16 (1.49%) Marketing
9 15 (1.39%) Banking
9 15 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.84%) Electronics
11 8 (0.74%) Advertising
11 8 (0.74%) Games
12 6 (0.56%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.46%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.46%) Military
13 5 (0.46%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.37%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 209 (19.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 127 (11.80%) Support Engineer
3 108 (10.04%) Architect
4 104 (9.67%) Analyst
5 86 (7.99%) Administrator
6 71 (6.60%) IT Engineer
7 68 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
8 61 (5.67%) Consultant
9 56 (5.20%) VMware Engineer
10 55 (5.11%) IT Support
11 54 (5.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 54 (5.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 46 (4.28%) Linux Engineer
13 44 (4.09%) Infrastructure Architect
14 42 (3.90%) IT Manager
15 41 (3.81%) DevOps Engineer
16 38 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
16 38 (3.53%) Team Leader
17 36 (3.35%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
18 35 (3.25%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.90%) Web Services
2 37 (3.44%) Middleware
3 35 (3.25%) .NET
4 28 (2.60%) HTML
5 25 (2.32%) LAMP
6 22 (2.04%) LDAP
6 22 (2.04%) RESTful
7 17 (1.58%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (1.49%) HTML5
9 15 (1.39%) CSS
10 14 (1.30%) JSON
11 13 (1.21%) Gherkin
11 13 (1.21%) Spring Boot
12 11 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
13 10 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (0.84%) Spring
15 8 (0.74%) WCF
16 5 (0.46%) .NET Framework
16 5 (0.46%) MAPI
16 5 (0.46%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 174 (16.17%) Data Centre
2 76 (7.06%) Replication
3 70 (6.51%) Public Cloud
4 67 (6.23%) Self-Motivation
5 55 (5.11%) Private Cloud
6 46 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (3.53%) Management Information System
8 37 (3.44%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (2.51%) Clustering
10 24 (2.23%) Driving Licence
11 20 (1.86%) FlexPod
12 19 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
13 18 (1.67%) EMC VNX
13 18 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
14 17 (1.58%) Computer Science
15 16 (1.49%) Video\Live Streaming
16 15 (1.39%) Mainframe
17 14 (1.30%) Hybrid Cloud
17 14 (1.30%) Life Science
18 13 (1.21%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 744 (69.14%) Windows
2 503 (46.75%) Windows Server
3 336 (31.23%) Linux
4 202 (18.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 187 (17.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 123 (11.43%) Windows 10
7 104 (9.67%) Windows 7
8 68 (6.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 65 (6.04%) Windows 8
10 56 (5.20%) Unix
11 34 (3.16%) Ubuntu
12 24 (2.23%) CentOS
13 23 (2.14%) Debian
14 18 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
15 15 (1.39%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.84%) AIX
17 8 (0.74%) Mac OS X
17 8 (0.74%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.46%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (26.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 281 (26.12%) ITIL
2 101 (9.39%) DevOps
3 99 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (9.01%) Problem-Solving
5 95 (8.83%) Migration
6 77 (7.16%) Configuration Management
7 75 (6.97%) Service Management
8 72 (6.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 68 (6.32%) Problem Management
10 65 (6.04%) Project Management
11 60 (5.58%) Presales
12 54 (5.02%) Open Source
13 51 (4.74%) Scrum
14 50 (4.65%) Service Delivery
15 48 (4.46%) Change Management
16 46 (4.28%) Root Cause Analysis
17 43 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
18 42 (3.90%) Collaborative Working
19 40 (3.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 183 (17.01%) SQL
2 128 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 104 (9.67%) Python
4 79 (7.34%) Bash Shell
5 56 (5.20%) Perl
6 55 (5.11%) Ruby
7 51 (4.74%) Java
8 41 (3.81%) JavaScript
9 25 (2.32%) Shell Script
10 20 (1.86%) C#
11 19 (1.77%) C
12 14 (1.30%) VBScript
13 13 (1.21%) C++
13 13 (1.21%) PHP
14 12 (1.12%) VB
15 10 (0.93%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.74%) Java 8
17 4 (0.37%) VB.NET
18 2 (0.19%) Delphi
18 2 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 151 (14.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 125 (11.62%) Security Cleared
3 124 (11.52%) MCSE
4 115 (10.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 110 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
6 82 (7.62%) Degree
7 77 (7.16%) CCNA
8 67 (6.23%) SC Cleared
9 50 (4.65%) CCNP
10 46 (4.28%) DV Cleared
11 36 (3.35%) MCP
12 35 (3.25%) MCSA
13 28 (2.60%) MCITP
14 20 (1.86%) CCIE
14 20 (1.86%) RHCE
15 19 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
16 18 (1.67%) A+ Certification
16 18 (1.67%) RHCSA
17 17 (1.58%) CCDP
18 15 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (7.25%) SLA
2 28 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.21%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (1.12%) GDPR
5 12 (1.12%) QA
6 11 (1.02%) PMO
7 8 (0.74%) GAMP
7 8 (0.74%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.37%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.28%) COBIT
10 1 (0.093%) HL7
10 1 (0.093%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 521 (48.42%) Active Directory
2 321 (29.83%) Hyper-V
3 137 (12.73%) vSphere
4 127 (11.80%) VMware ESXi
5 86 (7.99%) XenApp
6 77 (7.16%) Virtual Machines
6 77 (7.16%) XenDesktop
7 62 (5.76%) Virtual Servers
8 61 (5.67%) Docker
9 38 (3.53%) VMware NSX
10 36 (3.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 34 (3.16%) KVM
12 21 (1.95%) VirtualBox
13 18 (1.67%) XenServer
14 17 (1.58%) vCloud
15 15 (1.39%) Xen
16 13 (1.21%) Virtual Desktop
17 11 (1.02%) Firmware
17 11 (1.02%) Forefront TMG
17 11 (1.02%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 129 (11.99%) SCCM
2 75 (6.97%) Puppet
3 70 (6.51%) vCenter Server
4 66 (6.13%) SCOM
5 63 (5.86%) Ansible
6 46 (4.28%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (3.62%) Kubernetes
8 23 (2.14%) Nagios
8 23 (2.14%) vMotion
8 23 (2.14%) vRealize
9 22 (2.04%) Terraform
10 19 (1.77%) Backup Exec
11 17 (1.58%) EMC VPLEX
11 17 (1.58%) NetBackup
11 17 (1.58%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 16 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
13 15 (1.39%) WSUS
14 14 (1.30%) SCVMM
14 14 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 13 (1.21%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 1,076 (100.00%) VMware
2 520 (48.33%) Microsoft
3 296 (27.51%) Cisco
4 182 (16.91%) Citrix
5 133 (12.36%) HP
6 121 (11.25%) Oracle
7 74 (6.88%) EMC
8 70 (6.51%) Red Hat
9 67 (6.23%) NetApp
10 56 (5.20%) Veeam
11 54 (5.02%) CommVault
11 54 (5.02%) Juniper
12 51 (4.74%) SolarWinds
13 50 (4.65%) Dell
14 43 (4.00%) F5
15 41 (3.81%) ServiceNow
16 36 (3.35%) Sophos
17 35 (3.25%) IBM
18 32 (2.97%) CheckPoint
19 30 (2.79%) BMC