Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 88 66 76
Rank change year-on-year -22 +10 +18
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 656 345 986
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.65% 4.30% 3.89%
As % of the System Software category 20.25% 23.02% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 364 244 813
10th Percentile £30,575 £30,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £34,500 £34,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,750 £45,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.89% +4.65% +1.18%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £77,275 £67,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,932 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.21% +10.43% -5.56%

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 3,239 1,499 4,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.05% 18.68% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,213 1,227 3,534
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.27%
75th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -24 248 £45,000 - 52
Thames Valley -28 215 £45,000 -5.26% 48
Surrey -19 95 £48,000 +6.67% 15
Berkshire -60 90 £61,250 +22.50% 23
Buckinghamshire -7 82 £43,000 -7.03% 11
Oxfordshire -7 44 £36,000 -20.00% 14
East Sussex -21 33 £33,250 +2.31% 3
West Sussex -21 19 £32,500 -50.00% 10
Kent -52 13 £40,000 -3.32% 17
Middlesex - 1 £39,000 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 656 (100.00%) VMware
2 389 (59.30%) Azure
3 352 (53.66%) Windows
4 296 (45.12%) Linux
5 284 (43.29%) Microsoft
6 251 (38.26%) Active Directory
7 231 (35.21%) AWS
8 220 (33.54%) Windows Server
9 218 (33.23%) DevOps
10 213 (32.47%) Degree
11 200 (30.49%) Microsoft 365
12 183 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
13 170 (25.91%) Finance
14 167 (25.46%) Ansible
15 160 (24.39%) Computer Science
16 151 (23.02%) Java
17 145 (22.10%) Git (software)
18 143 (21.80%) Software Engineering
19 141 (21.49%) Jenkins
20 140 (21.34%) Hyper-V
21 139 (21.19%) Unix
21 139 (21.19%) Firewall
22 135 (20.58%) Business Continuity
22 135 (20.58%) Microservices
23 134 (20.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 134 (20.43%) Law
24 133 (20.27%) Validation
24 133 (20.27%) Apache
24 133 (20.27%) GitHub
25 132 (20.12%) Data Centre

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
1 133 (20.27%) Apache
2 127 (19.36%) GemFire
3 125 (19.05%) Apache Spark
4 67 (10.21%) MS Exchange
5 58 (8.84%) SharePoint
6 37 (5.64%) IIS
7 11 (1.68%) CMS
7 11 (1.68%) Confluence
7 11 (1.68%) OpenStack
7 11 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 11 (1.68%) Umbraco
7 11 (1.68%) WordPress
8 9 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
11 6 (0.91%) JBoss
12 5 (0.76%) Jetty
12 5 (0.76%) nginx
12 5 (0.76%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.76%) Tornado
Applications
1 39 (5.95%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.91%) MicroStation
2 6 (0.91%) Revit
3 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (1.68%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.46%) Maximo
3 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 389 (59.30%) Azure
2 231 (35.21%) AWS
3 200 (30.49%) Microsoft 365
4 133 (20.27%) GitHub
5 106 (16.16%) GCP
6 91 (13.87%) Amazon Kinesis
7 61 (9.30%) IaaS
8 58 (8.84%) PaaS
9 48 (7.32%) SaaS
10 46 (7.01%) OpenShift
11 39 (5.95%) Azure Active Directory
12 35 (5.34%) Serverless
13 23 (3.51%) OneDrive
14 22 (3.35%) Mimecast
15 13 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
16 11 (1.68%) Power Platform
17 8 (1.22%) Azure Data Factory
18 4 (0.61%) Azure Sentinel
18 4 (0.61%) Power Automate
18 4 (0.61%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 139 (21.19%) Firewall
2 119 (18.14%) DNS
3 92 (14.02%) DHCP
4 75 (11.43%) LAN
5 68 (10.37%) WAN
6 64 (9.76%) SAN
7 62 (9.45%) VPN
8 57 (8.69%) VLAN
9 50 (7.62%) TCP/IP
10 39 (5.95%) Network Security
11 27 (4.12%) Internet
11 27 (4.12%) VoIP
12 22 (3.35%) Wireless
13 21 (3.20%) MPLS
14 20 (3.05%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (2.90%) IPsec
16 18 (2.74%) IPv6
17 15 (2.29%) SSL
17 15 (2.29%) Wireshark
18 14 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (19.36%) HBase
2 121 (18.45%) PostgreSQL
2 121 (18.45%) SQL Server
3 119 (18.14%) Redis
4 118 (17.99%) MariaDB
5 98 (14.94%) Relational Database
6 97 (14.79%) NoSQL
7 89 (13.57%) Big Data
8 16 (2.44%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (1.37%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.37%) MySQL
9 9 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.07%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.07%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.07%) OLTP
10 7 (1.07%) Power BI
10 7 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 6 (0.91%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 145 (22.10%) Git (software)
2 141 (21.49%) Jenkins
3 130 (19.82%) Sonatype Nexus
4 127 (19.36%) Cucumber
4 127 (19.36%) Cypress.io
4 127 (19.36%) JUnit
4 127 (19.36%) Protractor
4 127 (19.36%) Storybook
5 125 (19.05%) Eclipse
5 125 (19.05%) Gradle
5 125 (19.05%) IntelliJ
6 118 (17.99%) Mockito
7 91 (13.87%) Artifactory
8 85 (12.96%) SonarQube
9 14 (2.13%) JIRA
10 12 (1.83%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.07%) Appium
11 7 (1.07%) GitLab
12 6 (0.91%) Android Studio
12 6 (0.91%) Vagrant
General
1 170 (25.91%) Finance
2 134 (20.43%) Law
3 132 (20.12%) Banking
4 127 (19.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 101 (15.40%) Social Skills
6 41 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (4.57%) Retail
8 23 (3.51%) Organisational Skills
9 22 (3.35%) Telecoms
10 15 (2.29%) Presentation Skills
11 14 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.83%) Marketing
13 11 (1.68%) Legal
13 11 (1.68%) Military
14 10 (1.52%) Documentation Skills
15 9 (1.37%) Public Sector
16 6 (0.91%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.61%) Advertising
17 4 (0.61%) Aerospace
17 4 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 118 (17.99%) Software Engineer
2 108 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 98 (14.94%) Architect
4 65 (9.91%) Support Engineer
5 59 (8.99%) Principal Engineer
6 55 (8.38%) Principal Software Engineer
7 53 (8.08%) Lead Software Engineer
8 44 (6.71%) IT Manager
9 39 (5.95%) IT Engineer
10 37 (5.64%) Analyst
11 35 (5.34%) Consultant
12 32 (4.88%) Azure Architect
13 30 (4.57%) Developer
14 29 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
15 26 (3.96%) Infrastructure Architect
15 26 (3.96%) IT Support
15 26 (3.96%) Network Engineer
16 25 (3.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 24 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
17 24 (3.66%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (20.12%) CSS
1 132 (20.12%) Spring
2 130 (19.82%) Kafka
3 129 (19.66%) JSON
4 128 (19.51%) RESTful
5 127 (19.36%) AngularJS
5 127 (19.36%) Express
5 127 (19.36%) Node.js
5 127 (19.36%) React
5 127 (19.36%) Redux
5 127 (19.36%) Tailwind CSS
5 127 (19.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 125 (19.05%) Spark Streaming
7 122 (18.60%) Play Framework
8 118 (17.99%) WireMock
9 106 (16.16%) RabbitMQ
10 76 (11.59%) LAMP
10 76 (11.59%) LAPP Stack
11 17 (2.59%) Web Services
12 12 (1.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 132 (20.12%) Data Centre
2 126 (19.21%) Linux Command Line
3 80 (12.20%) User Experience
4 70 (10.67%) Public Cloud
5 62 (9.45%) Self-Motivation
6 45 (6.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 31 (4.73%) Private Cloud
8 28 (4.27%) Replication
9 24 (3.66%) Driving Licence
10 22 (3.35%) Clustering
10 22 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
11 13 (1.98%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.68%) PKI
13 7 (1.07%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.91%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (0.91%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.76%) Greenfield Project
16 4 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 4 (0.61%) NHS
17 3 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 352 (53.66%) Windows
2 296 (45.12%) Linux
3 220 (33.54%) Windows Server
4 139 (21.19%) Unix
5 66 (10.06%) Windows 10
5 66 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (8.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 49 (7.47%) Windows Server 2019
8 45 (6.86%) Windows Server 2016
9 35 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 28 (4.27%) Apple iOS
11 25 (3.81%) Android
12 21 (3.20%) Windows 7
13 14 (2.13%) Windows 8
14 12 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.37%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.22%) VMS
17 7 (1.07%) CentOS
17 7 (1.07%) Solaris
18 4 (0.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (33.23%) DevOps
2 183 (27.90%) Agile Software Development
3 160 (24.39%) Computer Science
4 143 (21.80%) Software Engineering
5 135 (20.58%) Business Continuity
5 135 (20.58%) Microservices
6 134 (20.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 133 (20.27%) Validation
8 127 (19.36%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 127 (19.36%) Digital Banking
9 115 (17.53%) Full Stack Development
10 111 (16.92%) ITIL
11 97 (14.79%) Performance Monitoring
12 96 (14.63%) High Availability
13 95 (14.48%) Software Testing
14 93 (14.18%) Scrum
15 92 (14.02%) OO
16 91 (13.87%) Clean Code
16 91 (13.87%) Multithreading
16 91 (13.87%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 151 (23.02%) Java
2 129 (19.66%) Python
3 125 (19.05%) Groovy
3 125 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 84 (12.80%) SQL
5 80 (12.20%) PowerShell
6 23 (3.51%) Bash Shell
7 16 (2.44%) JavaScript
8 15 (2.29%) C
9 14 (2.13%) C#
10 10 (1.52%) C++
11 9 (1.37%) Perl
11 9 (1.37%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.91%) Apple Swift
12 6 (0.91%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (0.91%) Objective-C
13 5 (0.76%) Java 8
14 4 (0.61%) Ruby
14 4 (0.61%) VBScript
15 2 (0.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 213 (32.47%) Degree
2 118 (17.99%) OCP
2 118 (17.99%) Oracle Certification
3 72 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 69 (10.52%) Security Cleared
5 46 (7.01%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (6.86%) SC Cleared
7 36 (5.49%) CCNA
8 23 (3.51%) MCSE
9 21 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
10 16 (2.44%) DBS Check
11 14 (2.13%) CCNP
12 12 (1.83%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.22%) CISSP
14 7 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (0.91%) A+ Certification
16 5 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.76%) MCSA
17 4 (0.61%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.79%) SLA
2 28 (4.27%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.91%) QA
5 4 (0.61%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.46%) GDPR
6 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.30%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 251 (38.26%) Active Directory
2 140 (21.34%) Hyper-V
3 125 (19.05%) HDFS
4 52 (7.93%) vSphere
5 33 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
6 30 (4.57%) XenApp
7 29 (4.42%) Virtual Servers
8 24 (3.66%) Docker
9 23 (3.51%) Virtual Desktop
10 18 (2.74%) XenDesktop
11 17 (2.59%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (2.59%) VMware NSX
12 12 (1.83%) VirtualBox
13 11 (1.68%) RHEV
14 10 (1.52%) KVM
15 8 (1.22%) VMware Server
15 8 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
16 7 (1.07%) Apache ZooKeeper
17 4 (0.61%) Firmware
18 3 (0.46%) NFS
Systems Management
1 167 (25.46%) Ansible
2 36 (5.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 35 (5.34%) SCCM
4 24 (3.66%) Terraform
5 23 (3.51%) Kubernetes
6 14 (2.13%) vCenter Server
6 14 (2.13%) vRealize
7 12 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (1.52%) Puppet
9 9 (1.37%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
11 7 (1.07%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.07%) PowerCLI
12 6 (0.91%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 6 (0.91%) CSIRT
13 5 (0.76%) Consul
13 5 (0.76%) Packer
13 5 (0.76%) WSUS
14 4 (0.61%) FortiGate
14 4 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 656 (100.00%) VMware
2 284 (43.29%) Microsoft
3 127 (19.36%) Okta
4 124 (18.90%) Citrix
5 106 (16.16%) Cisco
6 36 (5.49%) Meraki
7 34 (5.18%) Red Hat
8 31 (4.73%) HP
9 28 (4.27%) Dell
9 28 (4.27%) Veeam
10 25 (3.81%) NetApp
11 23 (3.51%) Palo Alto
11 23 (3.51%) SAP
12 22 (3.35%) Oracle
13 16 (2.44%) Hitachi
14 15 (2.29%) Sophos
15 12 (1.83%) EMC
16 11 (1.68%) CheckPoint
16 11 (1.68%) Sage
16 11 (1.68%) Sitecore