Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 75 50
Rank change year-on-year -13 -25 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1,008 1,138 1,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.46% 3.96% 5.14%
As % of the System Software category 23.92% 28.67% 36.51%
Number of salaries quoted 815 966 1,544
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 £25,625 £26,577
90th Percentile £65,150 £64,375 £62,500
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 4,214 3,969 4,979
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.48% 13.81% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,427 3,433 4,270
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +15 432 £45,000 +5.88% 52
Berkshire +45 310 £50,000 +11.11% 31
Hampshire -27 268 £38,750 -3.13% 44
Surrey -17 185 £50,000 +11.11% 23
Buckinghamshire +6 70 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Oxfordshire -25 53 £32,500 - 13
West Sussex -27 51 £38,750 +21.09% 9
Kent +3 33 £34,000 -9.33% 8
East Sussex -11 29 £40,000 +14.29% 6
Middlesex +9 5 £42,500 +13.33%
Home Counties - 2 £42,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 1,008 (100.00%) VMware
2 691 (68.55%) Windows
3 527 (52.28%) Microsoft
4 526 (52.18%) Active Directory
5 480 (47.62%) Windows Server
6 342 (33.93%) Linux
7 323 (32.04%) Microsoft Azure
8 288 (28.57%) Hyper-V
9 270 (26.79%) Cisco
10 249 (24.70%) ITIL
11 248 (24.60%) Office 365
12 246 (24.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 245 (24.31%) Firewall
14 223 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
15 197 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 194 (19.25%) SQL Server
17 175 (17.36%) DNS
18 170 (16.87%) Data Centre
19 168 (16.67%) SQL
20 166 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
21 163 (16.17%) DHCP
22 161 (15.97%) MS Exchange
23 160 (15.87%) WAN
24 154 (15.28%) VMware ESXi
25 153 (15.18%) Citrix
26 149 (14.78%) LAN
27 148 (14.68%) SAN
28 127 (12.60%) PowerShell
29 124 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
30 122 (12.10%) vSphere

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
1 161 (15.97%) MS Exchange
2 120 (11.90%) IIS
3 67 (6.65%) SharePoint
4 58 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 50 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 50 (4.96%) OpenStack
6 37 (3.67%) Skype for Business
7 34 (3.37%) Apache
7 34 (3.37%) Tomcat
8 18 (1.79%) Confluence
8 18 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 14 (1.39%) JBoss
10 13 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.99%) nginx
11 10 (0.99%) WebLogic
12 8 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
12 8 (0.79%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 113 (11.21%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.68%) MS Visio
3 20 (1.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.099%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.40%) Scribe Insight
2 4 (0.40%) TRIRIGA
3 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.30%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.20%) Magento
5 1 (0.099%) Lorenzo
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.099%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.099%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 323 (32.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 248 (24.60%) Office 365
3 223 (22.12%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (4.07%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (3.57%) IaaS
6 34 (3.37%) SaaS
7 29 (2.88%) OpenShift
8 23 (2.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 21 (2.08%) PaaS
10 16 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (1.59%) GitHub
11 12 (1.19%) Amazon S3
11 12 (1.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 11 (1.09%) IBM Cloud
13 10 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
13 10 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 9 (0.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.89%) Mimecast
15 7 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
15 7 (0.69%) Amazon Glacier
Communications & Networking
1 245 (24.31%) Firewall
2 175 (17.36%) DNS
3 163 (16.17%) DHCP
4 160 (15.87%) WAN
5 149 (14.78%) LAN
6 148 (14.68%) SAN
7 110 (10.91%) TCP/IP
8 101 (10.02%) VPN
9 69 (6.85%) VLAN
10 56 (5.56%) Wireless
11 52 (5.16%) Internet
12 49 (4.86%) Cisco ASA
12 49 (4.86%) NAS
13 44 (4.37%) Network Security
14 37 (3.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 33 (3.27%) Skype
16 31 (3.08%) WLAN
17 27 (2.68%) MPLS
18 26 (2.58%) Wi-Fi
19 24 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (19.25%) SQL Server
2 68 (6.75%) MySQL
3 31 (3.08%) NoSQL
4 28 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 20 (1.98%) Oracle Database
7 19 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (1.79%) Relational Database
9 17 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
9 17 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (1.29%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (1.09%) Big Data
12 11 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 9 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.69%) MariaDB
14 7 (0.69%) Power BI
15 6 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 60 (5.95%) Git (software)
2 36 (3.57%) JIRA
2 36 (3.57%) Vagrant
3 34 (3.37%) Jenkins
4 23 (2.28%) Subversion
5 22 (2.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 17 (1.69%) Mercurial
7 16 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.49%) Bitbucket
8 15 (1.49%) Cucumber
9 14 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
9 14 (1.39%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
10 13 (1.29%) Maven
11 11 (1.09%) Chocolatey
12 6 (0.60%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.60%) IntelliJ
13 5 (0.50%) GitLab
13 5 (0.50%) SoapUI
13 5 (0.50%) XMLSpy
General
1 108 (10.71%) Finance
2 48 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 28 (2.78%) Retail
4 20 (1.98%) Back Office
5 19 (1.88%) Marketing
6 17 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.59%) Legal
8 13 (1.29%) Electronics
8 13 (1.29%) Publishing
9 12 (1.19%) Banking
10 10 (0.99%) Advertising
11 9 (0.89%) Games
12 7 (0.69%) Law
13 6 (0.60%) German Language
13 6 (0.60%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.50%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.40%) French Language
15 4 (0.40%) Italian Language
15 4 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 4 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 202 (20.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 125 (12.40%) Support Engineer
3 103 (10.22%) Analyst
4 87 (8.63%) Architect
5 83 (8.23%) Administrator
6 77 (7.64%) IT Engineer
7 69 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
8 60 (5.95%) IT Support
9 58 (5.75%) Consultant
10 55 (5.46%) VMware Engineer
11 51 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 46 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support
13 45 (4.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 44 (4.37%) IT Support Engineer
15 43 (4.27%) Linux Administrator
16 41 (4.07%) Linux Engineer
17 37 (3.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 35 (3.47%) Infrastructure Architect
18 35 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
19 34 (3.37%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.66%) Web Services
2 44 (4.37%) .NET
3 30 (2.98%) LAMP
4 27 (2.68%) RESTful
5 25 (2.48%) HTML
5 25 (2.48%) JSON
6 23 (2.28%) LDAP
7 21 (2.08%) RabbitMQ
8 20 (1.98%) Middleware
9 19 (1.88%) Spring Boot
10 15 (1.49%) CSS
10 15 (1.49%) HTML5
10 15 (1.49%) REST
10 15 (1.49%) Spring
11 14 (1.39%) SOAP
12 13 (1.29%) WCF
13 11 (1.09%) Ruby on Rails
13 11 (1.09%) XML
13 11 (1.09%) X-Windows
14 9 (0.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 170 (16.87%) Data Centre
2 65 (6.45%) Replication
3 64 (6.35%) Private Cloud
4 58 (5.75%) Public Cloud
5 51 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
6 47 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
7 44 (4.37%) Management Information System
8 36 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
9 28 (2.78%) Clustering
9 28 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
10 27 (2.68%) Computer Science
11 23 (2.28%) Driving Licence
12 22 (2.18%) EMC VNX
12 22 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
13 19 (1.88%) Video\Live Streaming
14 14 (1.39%) CMDB
15 11 (1.09%) FlexPod
16 10 (0.99%) Enterprise Storage
17 8 (0.79%) PKI
18 7 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 691 (68.55%) Windows
2 480 (47.62%) Windows Server
3 342 (33.93%) Linux
4 197 (19.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 166 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 114 (11.31%) Windows 10
7 91 (9.03%) Windows 7
8 65 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 63 (6.25%) Unix
10 58 (5.75%) Windows 8
11 28 (2.78%) Debian
12 27 (2.68%) Ubuntu
13 22 (2.18%) CentOS
14 19 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (1.39%) AIX
15 14 (1.39%) Windows XP
16 8 (0.79%) VMS
17 7 (0.69%) HPUX
18 6 (0.60%) Solaris
19 5 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 249 (24.70%) ITIL
2 246 (24.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 96 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
4 94 (9.33%) Service Management
5 90 (8.93%) DevOps
6 82 (8.13%) Configuration Management
7 80 (7.94%) Migration
8 71 (7.04%) Problem Management
9 68 (6.75%) Project Management
10 55 (5.46%) Root Cause Analysis
11 53 (5.26%) Presales
12 51 (5.06%) Incident Management
13 49 (4.86%) Load Balancing
14 48 (4.76%) Service Delivery
15 45 (4.46%) ITIL V3
16 44 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
16 44 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
17 43 (4.27%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 168 (16.67%) SQL
2 127 (12.60%) PowerShell
3 99 (9.82%) Python
4 72 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 51 (5.06%) Java
6 47 (4.66%) Ruby
7 42 (4.17%) Perl
8 35 (3.47%) JavaScript
9 32 (3.17%) C#
10 30 (2.98%) Shell Script
11 23 (2.28%) C
12 21 (2.08%) C++
13 13 (1.29%) VBScript
14 12 (1.19%) VB
15 9 (0.89%) Java 8
15 9 (0.89%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.79%) PHP
17 7 (0.69%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.30%) Go
19 2 (0.20%) Rust
Qualifications
1 124 (12.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 110 (10.91%) Security Cleared
3 104 (10.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 101 (10.02%) MCSE
5 95 (9.42%) Cisco Certification
6 91 (9.03%) Degree
7 69 (6.85%) CCNA
8 64 (6.35%) SC Cleared
9 45 (4.46%) MCSA
10 39 (3.87%) MCP
11 38 (3.77%) DV Cleared
12 30 (2.98%) CCNP
13 23 (2.28%) MCITP
14 19 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
15 18 (1.79%) VCP6
16 16 (1.59%) CCIE
17 15 (1.49%) RHCE
18 14 (1.39%) EMC Certification
19 12 (1.19%) CCDP
20 10 (0.99%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (5.75%) SLA
2 26 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (1.69%) QA
4 14 (1.39%) GDPR
5 12 (1.19%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.89%) PMO
7 7 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.40%) PMBOK
8 4 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.30%) COBIT
9 3 (0.30%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.20%) GAMP
10 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.099%) HL7
11 1 (0.099%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.099%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 526 (52.18%) Active Directory
2 288 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 154 (15.28%) VMware ESXi
4 122 (12.10%) vSphere
5 64 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
6 61 (6.05%) Docker
7 60 (5.95%) Virtual Servers
8 59 (5.85%) XenApp
9 58 (5.75%) XenDesktop
10 35 (3.47%) KVM
11 33 (3.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 25 (2.48%) VMware NSX
13 23 (2.28%) VirtualBox
14 17 (1.69%) Xen
15 16 (1.59%) XenServer
16 13 (1.29%) Firmware
17 11 (1.09%) LXC
17 11 (1.09%) Terminal Server
18 10 (0.99%) vCloud
18 10 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 121 (12.00%) SCCM
2 63 (6.25%) SCOM
3 62 (6.15%) vCenter Server
4 56 (5.56%) Ansible
5 52 (5.16%) Puppet
6 46 (4.56%) Kubernetes
7 37 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
8 28 (2.78%) Nagios
9 21 (2.08%) EMC VPLEX
9 21 (2.08%) vRealize
10 19 (1.88%) Cisco CUCM
11 17 (1.69%) Backup Exec
11 17 (1.69%) vMotion
12 16 (1.59%) SCVMM
12 16 (1.59%) WSUS
13 15 (1.49%) NetBackup
13 15 (1.49%) Terraform
14 12 (1.19%) Icinga
14 12 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
15 10 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,008 (100.00%) VMware
2 527 (52.28%) Microsoft
3 270 (26.79%) Cisco
4 153 (15.18%) Citrix
5 111 (11.01%) HP
6 90 (8.93%) Oracle
7 71 (7.04%) EMC
8 70 (6.94%) Red Hat
9 54 (5.36%) Juniper
10 50 (4.96%) NetApp
11 48 (4.76%) ServiceNow
12 46 (4.56%) Dell
13 44 (4.37%) SolarWinds
14 40 (3.97%) BMC
14 40 (3.97%) F5
14 40 (3.97%) Veeam
15 38 (3.77%) CommVault
16 34 (3.37%) Sophos
17 31 (3.08%) Symantec
18 30 (2.98%) Brocade