Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 85 88
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 670 945 1,127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.15% 3.53% 3.55%
As % of the System Software category 19.97% 22.58% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 550 828 914
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,325 £71,625 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3,355 4,185 4,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.76% 15.64% 13.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,703 3,388 3,523
Median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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 +21 272 £47,500 +18.75% 45
Hampshire -12 180 £40,000 -15.79% 20
Berkshire -1 147 £57,500 +30.68% 20
Surrey -42 82 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Buckinghamshire +38 65 £33,750 -15.63% 6
Oxfordshire +40 60 £41,500 +10.96% 19
West Sussex +9 57 £37,500 -21.05% 3
East Sussex +2 39 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Kent +6 34 £39,500 -12.22% 5
Middlesex - 2 £60,000 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, 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.

1 670 (100.00%) VMware
2 436 (65.07%) Windows
3 365 (54.48%) Microsoft
4 320 (47.76%) Active Directory
5 303 (45.22%) Windows Server
6 258 (38.51%) Office 365
7 245 (36.57%) Hyper-V
8 210 (31.34%) Azure
9 200 (29.85%) Firewall
10 194 (28.96%) Cisco
11 171 (25.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 169 (25.22%) DNS
13 165 (24.63%) Linux
14 151 (22.54%) ITIL
15 142 (21.19%) AWS
16 140 (20.90%) SQL Server
17 138 (20.60%) WAN
18 134 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 133 (19.85%) Data Centre
20 132 (19.70%) Windows Server 2016
21 129 (19.25%) Citrix
22 122 (18.21%) SQL
23 121 (18.06%) MS Exchange
23 121 (18.06%) LAN
24 114 (17.01%) Windows 10
25 112 (16.72%) DHCP
26 111 (16.57%) HP
27 99 (14.78%) SAN
28 95 (14.18%) Degree
29 91 (13.58%) Problem-Solving

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
1 121 (18.06%) MS Exchange
2 53 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 41 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (5.37%) SharePoint
5 31 (4.63%) IIS
6 29 (4.33%) Skype for Business
7 10 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (1.34%) Tomcat
9 8 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.90%) Confluence
10 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Fuse
11 4 (0.60%) Apache
12 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.30%) JBoss
13 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.15%) CMS
14 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
14 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (7.31%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
5 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.60%) assyst
3 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.15%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 258 (38.51%) Office 365
2 210 (31.34%) Azure
3 142 (21.19%) AWS
4 64 (9.55%) IaaS
5 59 (8.81%) PaaS
6 52 (7.76%) SaaS
7 49 (7.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
9 11 (1.64%) GCP
10 10 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.90%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.75%) GitHub
13 4 (0.60%) G Suite
14 3 (0.45%) Google Drive
15 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.30%) Datadog
15 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.30%) Slack
16 1 (0.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 200 (29.85%) Firewall
2 169 (25.22%) DNS
3 138 (20.60%) WAN
4 121 (18.06%) LAN
5 112 (16.72%) DHCP
6 99 (14.78%) SAN
7 86 (12.84%) VPN
8 68 (10.15%) VoIP
9 67 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 62 (9.25%) VLAN
11 42 (6.27%) Wireless
12 33 (4.93%) Internet
13 31 (4.63%) MPLS
14 29 (4.33%) BGP
15 28 (4.18%) NAS
15 28 (4.18%) Skype
16 27 (4.03%) Network Security
17 25 (3.73%) NetScaler
18 19 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (2.84%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (20.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.24%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.19%) MySQL
6 8 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (1.04%) Big Data
7 7 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.45%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.45%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.30%) Cognos Impromptu
9 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (3.73%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 14 (2.09%) JIRA
4 9 (1.34%) DbUnit
4 9 (1.34%) jMock
4 9 (1.34%) JUnit
4 9 (1.34%) Maven
4 9 (1.34%) Mockito
4 9 (1.34%) SonarQube
5 4 (0.60%) Artifactory
5 4 (0.60%) Subversion
5 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.30%) Chocolatey
7 2 (0.30%) GoCD
7 2 (0.30%) IDA Disassembler
7 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.15%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 67 (10.00%) Finance
2 30 (4.48%) Telecoms
3 21 (3.13%) Public Sector
4 17 (2.54%) Manufacturing
5 16 (2.39%) Back Office
6 15 (2.24%) Retail
7 12 (1.79%) Military
8 10 (1.49%) Marketing
9 9 (1.34%) Local Government
10 7 (1.04%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.04%) Online Betting
11 4 (0.60%) Advertising
11 4 (0.60%) Electronics
12 3 (0.45%) Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Law
12 3 (0.45%) Norwegian Language
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.30%) German Language
13 2 (0.30%) Legal
13 2 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 133 (19.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 80 (11.94%) Support Engineer
3 70 (10.45%) IT Engineer
4 65 (9.70%) IT Support
5 55 (8.21%) Architect
6 54 (8.06%) Analyst
7 52 (7.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 44 (6.57%) Systems Engineer
9 39 (5.82%) IT Support Engineer
10 38 (5.67%) Consultant
11 36 (5.37%) Network Engineer
12 34 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support
13 33 (4.93%) Server Engineer
13 33 (4.93%) Windows Engineer
14 32 (4.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 31 (4.63%) Administrator
16 28 (4.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 26 (3.88%) Support Analyst
17 26 (3.88%) VMware Engineer
18 24 (3.58%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.58%) Web Services
2 15 (2.24%) RESTful
2 15 (2.24%) XML
3 14 (2.09%) REST
4 12 (1.79%) SOAP
5 9 (1.34%) Apache Camel
5 9 (1.34%) J2EE
5 9 (1.34%) LDAP
5 9 (1.34%) PowerMock
5 9 (1.34%) Spring
6 7 (1.04%) HTML
7 5 (0.75%) jQuery
8 4 (0.60%) .NET
8 4 (0.60%) JSON
9 3 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (0.45%) HTML5
9 3 (0.45%) Node.js
9 3 (0.45%) WebRTC
10 2 (0.30%) Apache NiFi
10 2 (0.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 133 (19.85%) Data Centre
2 72 (10.75%) Management Information System
3 50 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (6.27%) Private Cloud
5 38 (5.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 30 (4.48%) Public Cloud
7 24 (3.58%) Driving Licence
8 21 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (2.24%) Clustering
10 13 (1.94%) NHS
11 11 (1.64%) CMDB
12 9 (1.34%) Replication
13 7 (1.04%) User Experience
13 7 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 6 (0.90%) EMC VNX
14 6 (0.90%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.90%) PKI
14 6 (0.90%) Thin Client
14 6 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 436 (65.07%) Windows
2 303 (45.22%) Windows Server
3 165 (24.63%) Linux
4 134 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 132 (19.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 114 (17.01%) Windows 10
7 86 (12.84%) Windows 7
8 77 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 53 (7.91%) Windows 8
10 47 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (4.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (3.88%) Windows Server 2019
13 16 (2.39%) Unix
14 13 (1.94%) Windows XP
15 10 (1.49%) AIX
16 9 (1.34%) Debian
17 7 (1.04%) CentOS
18 6 (0.90%) Android
18 6 (0.90%) Apple iOS
19 5 (0.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (25.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 151 (22.54%) ITIL
3 91 (13.58%) Problem-Solving
4 64 (9.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 58 (8.66%) Migration
6 54 (8.06%) Project Management
7 45 (6.72%) Change Management
8 44 (6.57%) Information Security
9 42 (6.27%) Cybersecurity
10 38 (5.67%) Project Delivery
11 33 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (4.93%) Mentoring
12 31 (4.63%) DevOps
12 31 (4.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 30 (4.48%) Configuration Management
14 29 (4.33%) IT Strategy
15 28 (4.18%) Presales
16 26 (3.88%) High Availability
16 26 (3.88%) Technical Leadership
17 25 (3.73%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 122 (18.21%) SQL
2 65 (9.70%) PowerShell
3 63 (9.40%) Python
4 24 (3.58%) JavaScript
4 24 (3.58%) PHP
5 21 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 20 (2.99%) C
6 20 (2.99%) Java
7 13 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 12 (1.79%) Perl
9 9 (1.34%) C++
10 5 (0.75%) C#
11 4 (0.60%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.45%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.45%) Ruby
12 3 (0.45%) VBScript
13 2 (0.30%) Ada
13 2 (0.30%) Groovy
13 2 (0.30%) VB
14 1 (0.15%) Go
Qualifications
1 95 (14.18%) Degree
2 80 (11.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 78 (11.64%) Security Cleared
4 72 (10.75%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (9.70%) MCSE
6 45 (6.72%) CCNP
7 41 (6.12%) CCNA
7 41 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 38 (5.67%) SC Cleared
9 37 (5.52%) MCSA
10 36 (5.37%) DV Cleared
11 22 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (2.24%) CCIE
13 13 (1.94%) VCAP
14 12 (1.79%) Numerate Degree
15 11 (1.64%) AWS Certification
15 11 (1.64%) MCITP
16 9 (1.34%) VCP6
17 8 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
17 8 (1.19%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (4.18%) SLA
3 13 (1.94%) GDPR
3 13 (1.94%) QA
4 12 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 11 (1.64%) NIST
6 9 (1.34%) ISO 22301
7 6 (0.90%) COBIT
8 3 (0.45%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.45%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.30%) NCSC
9 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.30%) PMO
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.15%) JSP 440
System Software
1 320 (47.76%) Active Directory
2 245 (36.57%) Hyper-V
3 81 (12.09%) vSphere
4 75 (11.19%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (6.12%) Virtual Machines
6 39 (5.82%) XenApp
7 33 (4.93%) Docker
8 29 (4.33%) XenDesktop
9 25 (3.73%) Virtual Servers
10 21 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
11 18 (2.69%) VMware NSX
12 16 (2.39%) Virtual Desktop
13 15 (2.24%) VirtualBox
14 13 (1.94%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (1.64%) Terminal Services
15 11 (1.64%) VMware Server
16 6 (0.90%) NFS
17 5 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 4 (0.60%) BitLocker
19 3 (0.45%) KVM
Systems Management
1 68 (10.15%) SCCM
2 56 (8.36%) Ansible
3 37 (5.52%) WSUS
4 31 (4.63%) Kubernetes
5 30 (4.48%) SCOM
6 26 (3.88%) NetBackup
7 21 (3.13%) EMC NetWorker
8 20 (2.99%) Terraform
9 19 (2.84%) SCVMM
10 17 (2.54%) vCenter Server
11 15 (2.24%) vRealize
12 14 (2.09%) Microsoft Intune
13 13 (1.94%) Puppet
14 12 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
15 11 (1.64%) Backup Exec
16 9 (1.34%) Failover Clustering
17 7 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
18 5 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
18 5 (0.75%) Cisco Prime
18 5 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 670 (100.00%) VMware
2 365 (54.48%) Microsoft
3 194 (28.96%) Cisco
4 129 (19.25%) Citrix
5 111 (16.57%) HP
6 51 (7.61%) Veeam
7 50 (7.46%) Juniper
8 48 (7.16%) NetApp
9 46 (6.87%) Dell
10 45 (6.72%) EMC
11 32 (4.78%) Symantec
12 30 (4.48%) Red Hat
13 25 (3.73%) Palo Alto
14 21 (3.13%) 3PAR
15 18 (2.69%) Apple
15 18 (2.69%) EqualLogic
16 17 (2.54%) IBM
16 17 (2.54%) McAfee
17 16 (2.39%) Google
18 15 (2.24%) SolarWinds