Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 77 81
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 +7
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 625 446 1,059
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.82% 3.73% 4.01%
As % of the System Software category 20.33% 22.08% 23.94%
Number of salaries quoted 385 329 888
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £36,750 £35,525 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,563
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +10.47% -4.44%

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 3,075 2,020 4,424
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.81% 16.91% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,240 1,646 3,668
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +2.04%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +21 271 £43,500 +2.96% 19
Thames Valley -43 173 £49,000 +3.16% 64
Surrey +12 108 £48,000 -23.20% 13
Berkshire -55 95 £57,500 +32.95% 25
Buckinghamshire -20 44 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Oxfordshire -13 34 £39,250 -17.37% 26
Kent -22 23 £40,500 -22.86% 8
East Sussex -30 21 £33,250 -21.76% 7
West Sussex -27 16 £28,250 -35.43% 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 625 (100.00%) VMware
2 337 (53.92%) Azure
3 313 (50.08%) Windows
4 289 (46.24%) Linux
5 277 (44.32%) Microsoft
6 241 (38.56%) Active Directory
7 235 (37.60%) AWS
8 223 (35.68%) Windows Server
9 206 (32.96%) Microsoft 365
9 206 (32.96%) Hyper-V
10 199 (31.84%) Degree
11 179 (28.64%) Firewall
12 178 (28.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 164 (26.24%) DevOps
14 154 (24.64%) Computer Science
15 153 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
16 151 (24.16%) Finance
17 150 (24.00%) Java
18 148 (23.68%) Ansible
19 136 (21.76%) Unix
19 136 (21.76%) DNS
20 129 (20.64%) Software Engineering
21 127 (20.32%) Data Centre
22 125 (20.00%) ITIL
23 122 (19.52%) Banking
23 122 (19.52%) Git (software)
23 122 (19.52%) Microservices
24 121 (19.36%) CSS
25 120 (19.20%) Law
25 120 (19.20%) RESTful

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
1 118 (18.88%) GemFire
2 113 (18.08%) Apache
3 111 (17.76%) Apache Spark
4 61 (9.76%) SharePoint
5 57 (9.12%) MS Exchange
6 31 (4.96%) IIS
7 11 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (1.76%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 10 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (0.96%) CMS
9 6 (0.96%) Confluence
9 6 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.96%) Umbraco
9 6 (0.96%) WordPress
10 5 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
11 4 (0.64%) Tornado
12 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (4.32%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.96%) MicroStation
2 6 (0.96%) Revit
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.96%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.48%) Maximo
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 337 (53.92%) Azure
2 235 (37.60%) AWS
3 206 (32.96%) Microsoft 365
4 119 (19.04%) GitHub
5 87 (13.92%) GCP
6 79 (12.64%) Amazon Kinesis
7 62 (9.92%) PaaS
8 53 (8.48%) Azure Active Directory
9 50 (8.00%) IaaS
10 46 (7.36%) OpenShift
11 40 (6.40%) SaaS
12 20 (3.20%) OneDrive
13 19 (3.04%) Cloud Computing
14 18 (2.88%) Mimecast
15 5 (0.80%) Google Workspace
16 4 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.64%) Cloudflare
16 4 (0.64%) Power Automate
16 4 (0.64%) Power Platform
16 4 (0.64%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 179 (28.64%) Firewall
2 136 (21.76%) DNS
3 102 (16.32%) DHCP
4 86 (13.76%) SAN
5 81 (12.96%) VPN
6 70 (11.20%) TCP/IP
7 52 (8.32%) LAN
8 50 (8.00%) WAN
9 48 (7.68%) Network Security
10 41 (6.56%) VLAN
11 36 (5.76%) VoIP
12 34 (5.44%) Wireless
13 23 (3.68%) Internet
13 23 (3.68%) NAS
14 20 (3.20%) MPLS
15 19 (3.04%) BGP
15 19 (3.04%) IPsec
16 18 (2.88%) Wireshark
17 17 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
18 16 (2.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (18.56%) PostgreSQL
2 111 (17.76%) HBase
3 107 (17.12%) MariaDB
4 106 (16.96%) Redis
5 89 (14.24%) SQL Server
6 85 (13.60%) NoSQL
7 83 (13.28%) Relational Database
8 76 (12.16%) Big Data
9 10 (1.60%) MongoDB
9 10 (1.60%) MySQL
10 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (0.80%) Apache Hive
11 5 (0.80%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.80%) OLTP
12 4 (0.64%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 122 (19.52%) Git (software)
2 119 (19.04%) Jenkins
2 119 (19.04%) Sonatype Nexus
3 118 (18.88%) Cucumber
3 118 (18.88%) Cypress.io
3 118 (18.88%) JUnit
3 118 (18.88%) Protractor
3 118 (18.88%) Storybook
4 111 (17.76%) Eclipse
4 111 (17.76%) Gradle
4 111 (17.76%) IntelliJ
5 106 (16.96%) Mockito
6 79 (12.64%) Artifactory
7 73 (11.68%) SonarQube
8 14 (2.24%) JIRA
9 7 (1.12%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.96%) Android Studio
10 6 (0.96%) WinDbg
10 6 (0.96%) Xcode
11 5 (0.80%) Appium
General
1 151 (24.16%) Finance
2 122 (19.52%) Banking
3 120 (19.20%) Law
4 118 (18.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 102 (16.32%) Social Skills
6 39 (6.24%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (5.28%) Telecoms
8 18 (2.88%) Marketing
8 18 (2.88%) Organisational Skills
9 15 (2.40%) Presentation Skills
10 14 (2.24%) Automotive
11 12 (1.92%) Public Sector
12 11 (1.76%) Legal
12 11 (1.76%) Military
13 8 (1.28%) Manufacturing
14 7 (1.12%) Documentation Skills
15 6 (0.96%) Local Government
15 6 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.80%) Electronics
17 4 (0.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 143 (22.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 103 (16.48%) Software Engineer
3 78 (12.48%) Support Engineer
4 68 (10.88%) Architect
5 52 (8.32%) Principal Engineer
6 48 (7.68%) IT Engineer
6 48 (7.68%) Principal Software Engineer
7 44 (7.04%) Lead Software Engineer
8 42 (6.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 39 (6.24%) Consultant
10 37 (5.92%) IT Support
11 31 (4.96%) 2nd Line Support
12 30 (4.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 28 (4.48%) IT Manager
14 26 (4.16%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (4.16%) Network Engineer
15 25 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
16 24 (3.84%) Infrastructure Support
17 23 (3.68%) Analyst
17 23 (3.68%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (19.36%) CSS
2 120 (19.20%) RESTful
3 118 (18.88%) AngularJS
3 118 (18.88%) Express
3 118 (18.88%) Kafka
3 118 (18.88%) Node.js
3 118 (18.88%) React
3 118 (18.88%) Redux
3 118 (18.88%) Spring
3 118 (18.88%) Tailwind CSS
3 118 (18.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 111 (17.76%) JSON
4 111 (17.76%) Spark Streaming
5 106 (16.96%) WireMock
6 98 (15.68%) Play Framework
7 90 (14.40%) RabbitMQ
8 61 (9.76%) LAMP
8 61 (9.76%) LAPP Stack
9 17 (2.72%) Middleware
10 11 (1.76%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 127 (20.32%) Data Centre
2 118 (18.88%) Linux Command Line
3 69 (11.04%) User Experience
4 62 (9.92%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (7.20%) Public Cloud
6 37 (5.92%) Hybrid Cloud
6 37 (5.92%) Private Cloud
7 28 (4.48%) Clustering
8 20 (3.20%) Driving Licence
9 18 (2.88%) Replication
10 16 (2.56%) PKI
11 13 (2.08%) Management Information System
12 10 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
13 9 (1.44%) Virtual Team
14 7 (1.12%) Client/Server
15 6 (0.96%) Enterprise Storage
15 6 (0.96%) Fat Client
15 6 (0.96%) Life Science
15 6 (0.96%) Thin Client
16 5 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 313 (50.08%) Windows
2 289 (46.24%) Linux
3 223 (35.68%) Windows Server
4 136 (21.76%) Unix
5 75 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (11.20%) Windows 10
6 70 (11.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (10.88%) Windows Server 2016
8 63 (10.08%) Windows Server 2019
9 39 (6.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (4.00%) Android
10 25 (4.00%) Apple iOS
11 20 (3.20%) Windows 7
12 17 (2.72%) CentOS
13 12 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (1.76%) Windows 8
15 9 (1.44%) Solaris
15 9 (1.44%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.28%) Debian
17 7 (1.12%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (28.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 164 (26.24%) DevOps
3 154 (24.64%) Computer Science
4 153 (24.48%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (20.64%) Software Engineering
6 125 (20.00%) ITIL
7 122 (19.52%) Microservices
8 118 (18.88%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 118 (18.88%) Digital Banking
9 115 (18.40%) Business Continuity
10 112 (17.92%) Validation
11 97 (15.52%) Full Stack Development
12 88 (14.08%) High Availability
13 86 (13.76%) Performance Monitoring
14 85 (13.60%) Software Testing
15 84 (13.44%) TDD
16 83 (13.28%) OO
17 79 (12.64%) Clean Code
17 79 (12.64%) Multithreaded Programming
17 79 (12.64%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 150 (24.00%) Java
2 112 (17.92%) Shell Script
3 111 (17.76%) Groovy
3 111 (17.76%) Python
4 76 (12.16%) SQL
5 75 (12.00%) PowerShell
6 29 (4.64%) Bash Shell
6 29 (4.64%) JavaScript
7 20 (3.20%) C
8 12 (1.92%) C++
9 9 (1.44%) Perl
10 8 (1.28%) Ruby
11 6 (0.96%) Apple Swift
11 6 (0.96%) C#
11 6 (0.96%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.32%) VBScript
13 1 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 199 (31.84%) Degree
2 106 (16.96%) OCP
2 106 (16.96%) Oracle Certification
3 74 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (8.96%) CCNA
4 56 (8.96%) Security Cleared
5 44 (7.04%) SC Cleared
6 43 (6.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 26 (4.16%) Computer Science Degree
8 25 (4.00%) CCNP
9 24 (3.84%) MCSE
10 14 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (2.08%) MCP
12 12 (1.92%) MCSA
13 11 (1.76%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.44%) CISSP
15 8 (1.28%) DBS Check
16 6 (0.96%) A+ Certification
16 6 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
17 5 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.92%) SLA
2 13 (2.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 12 (1.92%) QA
4 4 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.48%) GDPR
6 1 (0.16%) GRC
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 241 (38.56%) Active Directory
2 206 (32.96%) Hyper-V
3 111 (17.76%) HDFS
4 65 (10.40%) vSphere
5 45 (7.20%) XenApp
6 42 (6.72%) VMware ESXi
7 26 (4.16%) VMware NSX
8 24 (3.84%) XenDesktop
9 23 (3.68%) RHEV
10 21 (3.36%) Virtual Servers
11 16 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
12 15 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
13 14 (2.24%) Docker
14 11 (1.76%) VirtualBox
15 10 (1.60%) KVM
15 10 (1.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 8 (1.28%) NFS
17 5 (0.80%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 4 (0.64%) Postfix
19 3 (0.48%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 148 (23.68%) Ansible
2 44 (7.04%) SCCM
3 39 (6.24%) Microsoft Intune
4 26 (4.16%) Kubernetes
5 24 (3.84%) vRealize
6 21 (3.36%) vCenter Server
7 13 (2.08%) SCVMM
8 12 (1.92%) Terraform
9 9 (1.44%) HAProxy
10 8 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (1.12%) FortiGate
11 7 (1.12%) Puppet
11 7 (1.12%) SCOM
11 7 (1.12%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.96%) PowerCLI
13 5 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
14 4 (0.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
14 4 (0.64%) CSIRT
14 4 (0.64%) Nagios
14 4 (0.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 625 (100.00%) VMware
2 277 (44.32%) Microsoft
3 119 (19.04%) Cisco
4 118 (18.88%) Okta
5 99 (15.84%) Citrix
6 52 (8.32%) Meraki
7 43 (6.88%) Oracle
8 39 (6.24%) Red Hat
9 36 (5.76%) NetApp
10 35 (5.60%) Veeam
11 29 (4.64%) Dell
12 28 (4.48%) F5
12 28 (4.48%) HP
13 24 (3.84%) IBM
14 19 (3.04%) Palo Alto
15 17 (2.72%) SAP
16 16 (2.56%) CheckPoint
17 14 (2.24%) EMC
17 14 (2.24%) Sophos
18 13 (2.08%) SolarWinds