Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 74 88 91
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 405 780 884
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.95% 3.39% 3.34%
As % of the System Software category 21.51% 21.02% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 311 673 743
Median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.12% -3.41% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,550 £28,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £46,865 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.27% -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 1,883 3,711 3,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.37% 16.13% 14.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,528 3,042 3,191
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,250 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,750
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 South East

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the South East over the 6 months to 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 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
Hampshire +29 141 £45,000 +16.88% 35
Thames Valley +6 120 £47,500 +5.56% 24
Surrey +35 86 £58,750 +11.90% 8
Berkshire +6 73 £50,000 -13.04% 15
Kent +20 31 £41,500 +21.74% 4
Buckinghamshire +35 25 £44,250 +34.09% 2
West Sussex -7 23 £37,000 -8.64% 4
Oxfordshire +11 22 £45,000 +21.62% 7
East Sussex 0 2 £33,750 -10.00% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 South East region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 405 (100.00%) VMware
2 267 (65.93%) Windows
3 253 (62.47%) Active Directory
4 233 (57.53%) Microsoft
5 151 (37.28%) Azure
6 149 (36.79%) Windows Server
7 124 (30.62%) Security Cleared
7 124 (30.62%) DNS
8 121 (29.88%) Cisco
8 121 (29.88%) Hyper-V
9 111 (27.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 108 (26.67%) SC Cleared
10 108 (26.67%) ITIL
11 106 (26.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 105 (25.93%) Office 365
13 102 (25.19%) Linux
14 100 (24.69%) Firewall
15 96 (23.70%) DHCP
15 96 (23.70%) Windows Server 2016
16 95 (23.46%) VMware ESXi
17 87 (21.48%) SCCM
18 86 (21.23%) SQL Server
19 85 (20.99%) Data Centre
20 80 (19.75%) Cisco Certification
21 74 (18.27%) MS Exchange
22 71 (17.53%) PowerShell
23 67 (16.54%) AWS
23 67 (16.54%) Citrix
23 67 (16.54%) Windows 10
24 66 (16.30%) CCNA

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 74 (18.27%) MS Exchange
2 46 (11.36%) SharePoint
3 35 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (5.43%) IIS
6 12 (2.96%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.23%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.99%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.74%) Apache
11 2 (0.49%) JBoss
12 1 (0.25%) SAS
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.99%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 151 (37.28%) Azure
2 105 (25.93%) Office 365
3 67 (16.54%) AWS
4 50 (12.35%) IaaS
5 48 (11.85%) PaaS
6 33 (8.15%) SaaS
7 23 (5.68%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (2.96%) OpenShift
9 11 (2.72%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (2.22%) Mimecast
11 7 (1.73%) BPaaS
11 7 (1.73%) GCP
12 3 (0.74%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
14 1 (0.25%) Cloudflare
14 1 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.25%) MinIO
14 1 (0.25%) Power Platform
14 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 124 (30.62%) DNS
2 100 (24.69%) Firewall
3 96 (23.70%) DHCP
4 52 (12.84%) SAN
5 47 (11.60%) VPN
6 40 (9.88%) TCP/IP
7 31 (7.65%) VLAN
8 30 (7.41%) WAN
9 28 (6.91%) VoIP
10 26 (6.42%) Network Security
11 25 (6.17%) Cisco ASA
11 25 (6.17%) VSAN
12 24 (5.93%) BGP
13 23 (5.68%) LAN
14 22 (5.43%) OSPF
15 19 (4.69%) BIG-IP
16 16 (3.95%) Intrusion Detection
17 15 (3.70%) NAS
17 15 (3.70%) Skype
18 14 (3.46%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (21.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.98%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.23%) Big Data
6 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.74%) GIS
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.74%) QGIS
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.49%) UniData
9 1 (0.25%) BigQuery
9 1 (0.25%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.25%) Power BI
9 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 15 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (3.21%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (1.73%) JIRA
5 7 (1.73%) Selenium
6 5 (1.23%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.74%) eggPlant
7 3 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.49%) GitLab
8 2 (0.49%) Toad
8 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.25%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.25%) Subversion
9 1 (0.25%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 30 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 23 (5.68%) Finance
3 18 (4.44%) Military
4 15 (3.70%) Public Sector
5 14 (3.46%) French Language
6 6 (1.48%) Aerospace
6 6 (1.48%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.23%) Marketing
8 3 (0.74%) Banking
9 2 (0.49%) Advertising
9 2 (0.49%) Back Office
9 2 (0.49%) Electronics
9 2 (0.49%) Retail
10 1 (0.25%) Law
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
10 1 (0.25%) Local Government
10 1 (0.25%) Police
Job Titles
1 86 (21.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (9.88%) Support Engineer
3 39 (9.63%) IT Engineer
4 38 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 31 (7.65%) Network Engineer
6 29 (7.16%) Architect
7 27 (6.67%) Analyst
8 26 (6.42%) 2nd Line Support
9 25 (6.17%) Server Engineer
9 25 (6.17%) VMware Engineer
10 21 (5.19%) Consultant
11 19 (4.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (4.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
13 17 (4.20%) Azure Engineer
13 17 (4.20%) IT Support
13 17 (4.20%) Linux Engineer
13 17 (4.20%) Platform Engineer
13 17 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
14 16 (3.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.96%) LDAP
2 10 (2.47%) Web Services
3 8 (1.98%) RESTful
3 8 (1.98%) WebRTC
4 7 (1.73%) JSON
4 7 (1.73%) pytest
5 5 (1.23%) HTML
6 3 (0.74%) PostGIS
6 3 (0.74%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.49%) HTML5
7 2 (0.49%) XML
8 1 (0.25%) .NET
8 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.25%) CSS
8 1 (0.25%) CSS3
8 1 (0.25%) Django
8 1 (0.25%) Node.js
8 1 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 85 (20.99%) Data Centre
2 49 (12.10%) Public Cloud
3 39 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.42%) Private Cloud
5 25 (6.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 22 (5.43%) Replication
7 14 (3.46%) Management Information System
7 14 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (3.21%) Clustering
8 13 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (2.22%) PKI
10 8 (1.98%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.73%) Over-the-Top Content
12 6 (1.48%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.48%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.48%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.74%) Cloud Native
13 3 (0.74%) Fibre Optics
14 2 (0.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 267 (65.93%) Windows
2 149 (36.79%) Windows Server
3 106 (26.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 102 (25.19%) Linux
5 96 (23.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 67 (16.54%) Windows 10
7 61 (15.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (14.57%) Windows Server 2019
9 24 (5.93%) Windows 7
10 22 (5.43%) CentOS
11 10 (2.47%) Unix
11 10 (2.47%) Windows 8
12 9 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.73%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.48%) Android
14 6 (1.48%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (1.23%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.49%) AIX
16 2 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (27.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 108 (26.67%) ITIL
3 58 (14.32%) Problem-Solving
4 52 (12.84%) DevOps
5 47 (11.60%) ITIL V3
6 39 (9.63%) IT Strategy
7 38 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 38 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (7.65%) Service Management
9 27 (6.67%) Network Virtualisation
9 27 (6.67%) Project Management
10 26 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (5.19%) Software Engineering
12 20 (4.94%) High Availability
12 20 (4.94%) Network Design
13 18 (4.44%) Converged Infrastructure
13 18 (4.44%) Load Balancing
14 17 (4.20%) Requirements Gathering
15 16 (3.95%) Infrastructure as Code
15 16 (3.95%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 71 (17.53%) PowerShell
2 60 (14.81%) SQL
3 20 (4.94%) Python
4 15 (3.70%) Java
5 12 (2.96%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.73%) C
7 3 (0.74%) C++
7 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.49%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.49%) Tcl
8 2 (0.49%) VBScript
9 1 (0.25%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.25%) C#
9 1 (0.25%) Groovy
9 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.25%) PHP
9 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 124 (30.62%) Security Cleared
2 108 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 80 (19.75%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (16.30%) CCNA
5 51 (12.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (12.10%) Degree
7 43 (10.62%) MCSE
7 43 (10.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 39 (9.63%) CCNP
9 27 (6.67%) DV Cleared
10 22 (5.43%) MCSA
11 19 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
12 17 (4.20%) MCP
13 15 (3.70%) VCP6
14 9 (2.22%) JNCIS
15 5 (1.23%) CISSP
15 5 (1.23%) MBA
16 4 (0.99%) CCDP
17 3 (0.74%) HND
17 3 (0.74%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.43%) SLA
2 10 (2.47%) QA
3 5 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.99%) GDPR
5 1 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.25%) NIST
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 253 (62.47%) Active Directory
2 121 (29.88%) Hyper-V
3 95 (23.46%) VMware ESXi
4 59 (14.57%) vSphere
5 51 (12.59%) Virtual Servers
5 51 (12.59%) VMware NSX
6 35 (8.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 24 (5.93%) XenApp
8 23 (5.68%) Docker
9 16 (3.95%) XenDesktop
10 10 (2.47%) KVM
11 8 (1.98%) Firmware
12 7 (1.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 7 (1.73%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (1.23%) DFS Replication
13 5 (1.23%) VirtualBox
13 5 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (0.99%) NFS
14 4 (0.99%) vCloud
14 4 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 87 (21.48%) SCCM
2 40 (9.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 34 (8.40%) Ansible
4 26 (6.42%) Kubernetes
4 26 (6.42%) SCVMM
5 20 (4.94%) SCOM
6 19 (4.69%) Terraform
7 15 (3.70%) HAProxy
7 15 (3.70%) vCenter Server
7 15 (3.70%) vRealize
8 13 (3.21%) WSUS
9 12 (2.96%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.48%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.48%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (1.48%) Puppet
11 5 (1.23%) Nagios
11 5 (1.23%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.23%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
12 3 (0.74%) SCSM
Vendors
1 405 (100.00%) VMware
2 233 (57.53%) Microsoft
3 121 (29.88%) Cisco
4 67 (16.54%) Citrix
5 38 (9.38%) Veeam
6 37 (9.14%) F5
7 34 (8.40%) Red Hat
8 33 (8.15%) Oracle
9 32 (7.90%) Dell
10 28 (6.91%) SolarWinds
11 23 (5.68%) HP
12 20 (4.94%) Palo Alto
13 18 (4.44%) EMC
14 17 (4.20%) Google
15 15 (3.70%) IBM
16 13 (3.21%) Juniper
17 12 (2.96%) Infoblox
18 9 (2.22%) ServiceNow
19 8 (1.98%) CommVault
19 8 (1.98%) New Relic