Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 76 59
Rank change year-on-year -9 -17 -8
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1,097 1,136 1,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.64% 3.87% 4.69%
As % of the System Software category 25.61% 27.70% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 858 979 1,509
South East median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +2.33% +1.18%

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 4,284 4,101 5,260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.22% 13.97% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,452 3,486 4,552
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,925 £42,000
% change year-on-year +10.66% +2.20% +5.00%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -2 450 £45,000 +5.88% 62
Hampshire +11 339 £40,000 -5.88% 46
Berkshire +16 300 £52,500 +10.53% 36
Surrey -41 177 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Buckinghamshire +15 97 £39,584 +6.98% 12
Oxfordshire -63 53 £42,500 +30.77% 14
Kent +2 50 £33,750 +12.50% 11
West Sussex -17 42 £40,000 +11.11% 12
East Sussex -23 32 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Middlesex +12 3 £31,500 -16.00% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 1,097 (100.00%) VMware
2 763 (69.55%) Windows
3 523 (47.68%) Active Directory
4 519 (47.31%) Microsoft
5 514 (46.86%) Windows Server
6 358 (32.63%) Hyper-V
7 319 (29.08%) Linux
8 294 (26.80%) Microsoft Azure
9 293 (26.71%) Cisco
10 288 (26.25%) ITIL
11 269 (24.52%) Firewall
12 241 (21.97%) Office 365
13 215 (19.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 215 (19.60%) WAN
14 209 (19.05%) DNS
15 203 (18.51%) Amazon AWS
16 196 (17.87%) Windows Server 2008
17 184 (16.77%) DHCP
18 183 (16.68%) SQL Server
19 181 (16.50%) SQL
20 179 (16.32%) LAN
20 179 (16.32%) Citrix
21 172 (15.68%) SAN
22 165 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
23 159 (14.49%) TCP/IP
24 158 (14.40%) Data Centre
25 152 (13.86%) MS Exchange
26 150 (13.67%) Oracle
27 147 (13.40%) HP
28 142 (12.94%) PowerShell

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
1 152 (13.86%) MS Exchange
2 87 (7.93%) IIS
3 82 (7.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 70 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 64 (5.83%) SharePoint
6 55 (5.01%) Apache
7 43 (3.92%) OpenStack
8 42 (3.83%) Tomcat
9 21 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (1.73%) Oracle Service Bus
11 18 (1.64%) Skype for Business
12 15 (1.37%) JBoss
12 15 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
14 12 (1.09%) Confluence
15 6 (0.55%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.55%) nginx
15 6 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 76 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.27%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.36%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.27%) NetSuite
2 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.091%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 294 (26.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 241 (21.97%) Office 365
3 203 (18.51%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (4.47%) IaaS
5 44 (4.01%) Cloud Computing
6 43 (3.92%) SaaS
7 30 (2.73%) IBM Cloud
8 21 (1.91%) OpenShift
9 20 (1.82%) PaaS
10 10 (0.91%) GitHub
11 6 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.36%) Datadog
13 4 (0.36%) G Suite
13 4 (0.36%) NuGet
13 4 (0.36%) Yammer
14 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 269 (24.52%) Firewall
2 215 (19.60%) WAN
3 209 (19.05%) DNS
4 184 (16.77%) DHCP
5 179 (16.32%) LAN
6 172 (15.68%) SAN
7 159 (14.49%) TCP/IP
8 91 (8.30%) VPN
9 77 (7.02%) Wireless
10 65 (5.93%) VLAN
11 59 (5.38%) NAS
12 56 (5.10%) Network Security
13 44 (4.01%) Cisco ASA
14 35 (3.19%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (3.19%) MPLS
15 33 (3.01%) VoIP
16 30 (2.73%) BGP
17 28 (2.55%) OSPF
18 27 (2.46%) NetScaler
19 21 (1.91%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (16.68%) SQL Server
2 93 (8.48%) MySQL
3 51 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
4 38 (3.46%) MongoDB
5 29 (2.64%) Oracle Database
6 27 (2.46%) NoSQL
7 24 (2.19%) Big Data
8 17 (1.55%) MariaDB
9 14 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (0.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (0.91%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
14 5 (0.46%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (0.27%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 50 (4.56%) Jenkins
2 26 (2.37%) JIRA
3 24 (2.19%) Vagrant
4 20 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 16 (1.46%) Cucumber
6 15 (1.37%) Sonatype Nexus
7 12 (1.09%) Subversion
8 9 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (0.64%) Ant
10 6 (0.55%) Selenium
10 6 (0.55%) Visual Studio
10 6 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.46%) Maven
11 5 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (0.46%) TeamCity
12 4 (0.36%) gulp
12 4 (0.36%) JUnit
12 4 (0.36%) Protractor
12 4 (0.36%) Travis CI
13 3 (0.27%) Gradle
General
1 119 (10.85%) Finance
2 42 (3.83%) Telecoms
3 33 (3.01%) Legal
4 28 (2.55%) Retail
5 25 (2.28%) Publishing
6 22 (2.01%) Law
7 18 (1.64%) German Language
8 16 (1.46%) Back Office
8 16 (1.46%) Marketing
9 8 (0.73%) Advertising
9 8 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.64%) Banking
11 6 (0.55%) Italian Language
11 6 (0.55%) Military
11 6 (0.55%) Online Betting
12 5 (0.46%) Local Government
13 4 (0.36%) Electronics
13 4 (0.36%) French Language
13 4 (0.36%) Portuguese Language
13 4 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 189 (17.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 142 (12.94%) Architect
3 119 (10.85%) Support Engineer
4 83 (7.57%) IT Engineer
5 82 (7.47%) Analyst
6 73 (6.65%) Administrator
7 63 (5.74%) Consultant
8 59 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
9 54 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
10 52 (4.74%) IT Support
11 50 (4.56%) Network Engineer
11 50 (4.56%) VMware Engineer
12 46 (4.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 42 (3.83%) Linux Engineer
14 41 (3.74%) Server Engineer
15 40 (3.65%) DevOps Engineer
15 40 (3.65%) Infrastructure Support
16 38 (3.46%) Team Leader
17 37 (3.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 37 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.01%) Middleware
2 42 (3.83%) Web Services
3 32 (2.92%) .NET
4 24 (2.19%) LDAP
5 23 (2.10%) HTML
6 18 (1.64%) LAMP
6 18 (1.64%) RESTful
7 17 (1.55%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (1.46%) Elastic Stack
9 14 (1.28%) JSON
10 13 (1.19%) Spring
10 13 (1.19%) Spring Boot
11 12 (1.09%) Gherkin
12 11 (1.00%) HTML5
13 10 (0.91%) CSS
14 9 (0.82%) WCF
15 6 (0.55%) Kafka
15 6 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
15 6 (0.55%) Node.js
15 6 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 158 (14.40%) Data Centre
2 71 (6.47%) Self-Motivation
3 65 (5.93%) Public Cloud
4 55 (5.01%) Replication
5 44 (4.01%) Enterprise Software
5 44 (4.01%) Private Cloud
6 38 (3.46%) Management Information System
7 36 (3.28%) Clustering
8 35 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (2.01%) Driving Licence
9 22 (2.01%) FlexPod
10 21 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 20 (1.82%) Mainframe
11 20 (1.82%) NHS
12 19 (1.73%) Fat Client
12 19 (1.73%) Thin Client
13 18 (1.64%) IBM Mainframe
14 16 (1.46%) Life Science
15 15 (1.37%) Enterprise Storage
16 13 (1.19%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 763 (69.55%) Windows
2 514 (46.86%) Windows Server
3 319 (29.08%) Linux
4 215 (19.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 196 (17.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 126 (11.49%) Windows 10
7 110 (10.03%) Windows 7
8 62 (5.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 56 (5.10%) Windows 8
10 47 (4.28%) Unix
11 32 (2.92%) Ubuntu
12 24 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (2.10%) CentOS
14 13 (1.19%) Debian
14 13 (1.19%) Mac OS X
15 12 (1.09%) Windows XP
16 9 (0.82%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.73%) AIX
18 5 (0.46%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 288 (26.25%) ITIL
2 99 (9.02%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (8.84%) Migration
4 95 (8.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 93 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
6 82 (7.47%) DevOps
7 71 (6.47%) Presales
8 69 (6.29%) Configuration Management
9 66 (6.02%) Open Source
10 62 (5.65%) Service Management
11 59 (5.38%) Scrum
12 56 (5.10%) Problem Management
13 55 (5.01%) Project Management
14 43 (3.92%) Change Management
14 43 (3.92%) ITIL V3
15 42 (3.83%) Service Delivery
16 41 (3.74%) Software Engineering
17 40 (3.65%) Strategic Thinking
18 38 (3.46%) Collaborative Working
19 37 (3.37%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 181 (16.50%) SQL
2 142 (12.94%) PowerShell
3 89 (8.11%) Python
4 69 (6.29%) Bash Shell
5 53 (4.83%) Java
6 51 (4.65%) Ruby
7 44 (4.01%) Perl
8 37 (3.37%) JavaScript
9 16 (1.46%) C
9 16 (1.46%) C#
10 14 (1.28%) VBScript
11 13 (1.19%) C++
11 13 (1.19%) PHP
12 10 (0.91%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.82%) Java 8
13 9 (0.82%) VB
14 8 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.27%) Delphi
15 3 (0.27%) Go
15 3 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 165 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 130 (11.85%) Security Cleared
3 128 (11.67%) MCSE
4 123 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
5 92 (8.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 81 (7.38%) CCNA
7 77 (7.02%) SC Cleared
8 68 (6.20%) CCNP
9 63 (5.74%) Degree
10 54 (4.92%) DV Cleared
11 43 (3.92%) MCSA
12 38 (3.46%) MCP
13 28 (2.55%) MCITP
14 24 (2.19%) CCIE
15 22 (2.01%) RHCSA
16 21 (1.91%) CCDP
16 21 (1.91%) RHCE
17 20 (1.82%) MCSD
18 19 (1.73%) A+ Certification
18 19 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (7.02%) SLA
2 33 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.28%) PCI DSS
4 22 (2.01%) QA
5 16 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (1.00%) PMO
7 9 (0.82%) GDPR
8 8 (0.73%) GAMP
8 8 (0.73%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.18%) PMBOK
10 1 (0.091%) COBIT
10 1 (0.091%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 523 (47.68%) Active Directory
2 358 (32.63%) Hyper-V
3 137 (12.49%) vSphere
4 107 (9.75%) VMware ESXi
5 76 (6.93%) XenApp
6 68 (6.20%) Virtual Machines
7 65 (5.93%) XenDesktop
8 61 (5.56%) Docker
9 60 (5.47%) Virtual Servers
10 57 (5.20%) VMware NSX
11 39 (3.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 20 (1.82%) NFS
12 20 (1.82%) VirtualBox
13 18 (1.64%) KVM
14 17 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
15 16 (1.46%) vCloud
16 11 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
17 9 (0.82%) Terminal Server
18 7 (0.64%) Terminal Services
18 7 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 123 (11.21%) SCCM
2 82 (7.47%) Puppet
3 67 (6.11%) vCenter Server
4 58 (5.29%) SCOM
5 57 (5.20%) Ansible
6 35 (3.19%) Kubernetes
7 33 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
8 27 (2.46%) vRealize
9 26 (2.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 23 (2.10%) Terraform
11 22 (2.01%) vMotion
12 18 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
12 18 (1.64%) Nessus
13 17 (1.55%) Cisco CUCM
13 17 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
13 17 (1.55%) FortiGate
14 16 (1.46%) Backup Exec
14 16 (1.46%) CASB
14 16 (1.46%) Nagios
14 16 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,097 (100.00%) VMware
2 519 (47.31%) Microsoft
3 293 (26.71%) Cisco
4 179 (16.32%) Citrix
5 150 (13.67%) Oracle
6 147 (13.40%) HP
7 67 (6.11%) CommVault
7 67 (6.11%) NetApp
8 65 (5.93%) Veeam
9 58 (5.29%) Red Hat
10 54 (4.92%) EMC
11 52 (4.74%) Juniper
12 49 (4.47%) IBM
13 46 (4.19%) SolarWinds
14 43 (3.92%) Dell
15 42 (3.83%) F5
16 41 (3.74%) Palo Alto
17 38 (3.46%) CheckPoint
18 33 (3.01%) Meraki
19 32 (2.92%) Aruba