Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 71 62
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1,119 1,217 1,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.53% 4.02% 4.55%
As % of the System Software category 25.80% 28.45% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 877 1,055 1,520
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +9.76%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £67,500
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 4,338 4,278 5,495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.69% 14.11% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3,527 3,622 4,776
South East median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,625 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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
Hampshire +10 423 £38,750 -8.82% 28
Thames Valley -36 368 £45,000 +3.45% 77
Berkshire -16 259 £47,500 -5.00% 46
Surrey -34 187 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Buckinghamshire -4 76 £37,500 - 11
East Sussex -6 49 £36,000 -15.29% 3
West Sussex -3 45 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Kent -14 45 £32,500 - 14
Oxfordshire -82 32 £40,000 +14.29% 20
Home Counties +8 2 £62,500 +92.31%
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 1,119 (100.00%) VMware
2 793 (70.87%) Windows
3 555 (49.60%) Microsoft
4 532 (47.54%) Windows Server
5 485 (43.34%) Active Directory
6 390 (34.85%) Hyper-V
7 346 (30.92%) Linux
8 335 (29.94%) ITIL
9 306 (27.35%) Cisco
10 264 (23.59%) Microsoft Azure
11 257 (22.97%) Firewall
12 242 (21.63%) WAN
13 241 (21.54%) Office 365
14 231 (20.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 214 (19.12%) SQL Server
16 212 (18.95%) Citrix
17 205 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
18 203 (18.14%) LAN
19 202 (18.05%) Amazon AWS
20 189 (16.89%) SQL
21 183 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
22 181 (16.18%) DNS
23 171 (15.28%) TCP/IP
23 171 (15.28%) SAN
24 168 (15.01%) MS Exchange
25 160 (14.30%) vSphere
26 155 (13.85%) Data Centre
27 153 (13.67%) HP
28 149 (13.32%) Oracle
28 149 (13.32%) 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
1 168 (15.01%) MS Exchange
2 90 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 86 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 74 (6.61%) Apache
4 74 (6.61%) IIS
5 54 (4.83%) SharePoint
6 52 (4.65%) Tomcat
7 47 (4.20%) OpenStack
8 22 (1.97%) Oracle Service Bus
9 18 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
10 17 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 13 (1.16%) JBoss
11 13 (1.16%) Skype for Business
12 12 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.89%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.80%) Confluence
15 6 (0.54%) Apache Spark
16 5 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 5 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 69 (6.17%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.089%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 4 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.089%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.089%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 264 (23.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 241 (21.54%) Office 365
3 202 (18.05%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
5 45 (4.02%) IaaS
6 31 (2.77%) SaaS
7 30 (2.68%) IBM Cloud
8 28 (2.50%) Bluemix
9 25 (2.23%) PaaS
10 11 (0.98%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.71%) GitHub
12 7 (0.63%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.63%) G Suite
12 7 (0.63%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.54%) Yammer
14 5 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
14 5 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 4 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 257 (22.97%) Firewall
2 242 (21.63%) WAN
3 203 (18.14%) LAN
4 181 (16.18%) DNS
5 171 (15.28%) SAN
5 171 (15.28%) TCP/IP
6 148 (13.23%) DHCP
7 86 (7.69%) Wireless
8 78 (6.97%) VPN
9 61 (5.45%) VLAN
10 59 (5.27%) VoIP
11 54 (4.83%) NAS
12 44 (3.93%) Network Security
13 37 (3.31%) MPLS
14 33 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
15 30 (2.68%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (2.50%) BGP
17 27 (2.41%) OSPF
18 24 (2.14%) NetScaler
19 20 (1.79%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 93 (8.31%) MySQL
3 43 (3.84%) MongoDB
4 39 (3.49%) PostgreSQL
5 34 (3.04%) Oracle Database
6 32 (2.86%) NoSQL
7 23 (2.06%) MariaDB
8 21 (1.88%) Big Data
9 12 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (0.98%) Relational Database
11 10 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
12 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
13 8 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 5 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 25 (2.23%) JIRA
3 19 (1.70%) Vagrant
4 17 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.07%) Cucumber
5 12 (1.07%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (0.80%) Subversion
7 8 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (0.71%) Maven
8 6 (0.54%) Selenium
8 6 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (0.45%) Ant
9 5 (0.45%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.45%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.36%) gulp
10 4 (0.36%) JUnit
10 4 (0.36%) Protractor
10 4 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (0.27%) Gradle
11 3 (0.27%) TeamCity
General
1 108 (9.65%) Finance
2 27 (2.41%) Telecoms
3 24 (2.14%) Legal
4 21 (1.88%) Law
4 21 (1.88%) Publishing
5 17 (1.52%) Retail
6 16 (1.43%) Marketing
7 13 (1.16%) German Language
8 10 (0.89%) Military
9 8 (0.71%) Banking
9 8 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.54%) Electronics
10 6 (0.54%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.45%) Back Office
12 4 (0.36%) French Language
12 4 (0.36%) Games
12 4 (0.36%) Local Government
13 3 (0.27%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.18%) Advertising
14 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 177 (15.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 146 (13.05%) Architect
3 112 (10.01%) Support Engineer
4 94 (8.40%) IT Engineer
5 79 (7.06%) Analyst
6 78 (6.97%) Consultant
7 73 (6.52%) Administrator
8 59 (5.27%) Network Engineer
9 52 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
9 52 (4.65%) IT Support
10 50 (4.47%) Systems Administrator
11 49 (4.38%) Linux Engineer
12 46 (4.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 45 (4.02%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 45 (4.02%) Server Engineer
14 43 (3.84%) Cloud Architect
14 43 (3.84%) VMware Engineer
14 43 (3.84%) Windows Engineer
15 40 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 38 (3.40%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (5.99%) Web Services
2 56 (5.00%) Middleware
3 30 (2.68%) LDAP
4 26 (2.32%) HTML
5 22 (1.97%) .NET
6 17 (1.52%) Elastic Stack
6 17 (1.52%) JSON
7 16 (1.43%) LAMP
7 16 (1.43%) Spring
8 15 (1.34%) HTML5
8 15 (1.34%) RESTful
9 13 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
10 11 (0.98%) Spring Boot
11 8 (0.71%) CSS
11 8 (0.71%) Gherkin
11 8 (0.71%) SOAP
12 6 (0.54%) AngularJS
12 6 (0.54%) Kafka
12 6 (0.54%) Node.js
12 6 (0.54%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 155 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 64 (5.72%) Public Cloud
3 61 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
4 52 (4.65%) Management Information System
5 46 (4.11%) Private Cloud
6 43 (3.84%) Enterprise Software
7 40 (3.57%) Replication
8 38 (3.40%) Clustering
9 37 (3.31%) Hybrid Cloud
10 35 (3.13%) Driving Licence
11 32 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
12 28 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
12 28 (2.50%) Fat Client
12 28 (2.50%) Thin Client
13 20 (1.79%) NHS
14 18 (1.61%) Computer Science
15 17 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
15 17 (1.52%) Mainframe
16 13 (1.16%) FlexPod
16 13 (1.16%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 793 (70.87%) Windows
2 532 (47.54%) Windows Server
3 346 (30.92%) Linux
4 231 (20.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 205 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 132 (11.80%) Windows 10
7 130 (11.62%) Windows 7
8 89 (7.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 65 (5.81%) Windows 8
10 53 (4.74%) Unix
11 46 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (2.59%) CentOS
13 25 (2.23%) Ubuntu
14 19 (1.70%) Windows XP
15 14 (1.25%) Windows Vista
16 13 (1.16%) Debian
16 13 (1.16%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.45%) AIX
17 5 (0.45%) Apple iOS
17 5 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 335 (29.94%) ITIL
2 116 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
4 95 (8.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 81 (7.24%) DevOps
6 79 (7.06%) Service Management
7 77 (6.88%) Configuration Management
7 77 (6.88%) Presales
8 73 (6.52%) Migration
9 59 (5.27%) Change Management
9 59 (5.27%) Project Management
10 57 (5.09%) Open Source
11 56 (5.00%) Scrum
12 55 (4.92%) Mentoring
13 52 (4.65%) Problem Management
14 47 (4.20%) Software Engineering
15 45 (4.02%) High Availability
16 42 (3.75%) Strategic Thinking
17 39 (3.49%) Customer Requirements
17 39 (3.49%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 189 (16.89%) SQL
2 149 (13.32%) PowerShell
3 99 (8.85%) Python
4 72 (6.43%) Bash Shell
5 69 (6.17%) Ruby
6 62 (5.54%) Java
6 62 (5.54%) Perl
7 37 (3.31%) JavaScript
8 13 (1.16%) PHP
9 8 (0.71%) C
9 8 (0.71%) C#
10 7 (0.63%) VBScript
11 6 (0.54%) Java 8
12 4 (0.36%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.36%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.36%) VB
13 3 (0.27%) Delphi
13 3 (0.27%) Go
14 2 (0.18%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 183 (16.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 140 (12.51%) Cisco Certification
3 121 (10.81%) MCSE
3 121 (10.81%) Security Cleared
4 100 (8.94%) CCNA
5 88 (7.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 80 (7.15%) SC Cleared
7 77 (6.88%) CCNP
8 71 (6.34%) MCSA
9 56 (5.00%) Degree
10 54 (4.83%) DV Cleared
11 41 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
12 36 (3.22%) RHCSA
13 33 (2.95%) RHCE
14 32 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
15 29 (2.59%) MCP
16 28 (2.50%) CCA
17 21 (1.88%) MCSD
18 19 (1.70%) CCIE
18 19 (1.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (8.22%) SLA
2 30 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (2.14%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.70%) QA
5 12 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.80%) PMO
7 7 (0.63%) GAMP
8 5 (0.45%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.18%) GDPR
9 2 (0.18%) PA-DSS
10 1 (0.089%) COBIT
10 1 (0.089%) DICOM
System Software
1 485 (43.34%) Active Directory
2 390 (34.85%) Hyper-V
3 160 (14.30%) vSphere
4 87 (7.77%) VMware ESXi
5 76 (6.79%) XenApp
6 58 (5.18%) VMware NSX
7 57 (5.09%) Virtual Machines
8 56 (5.00%) XenDesktop
9 49 (4.38%) Docker
10 40 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
11 35 (3.13%) VirtualBox
12 28 (2.50%) KVM
12 28 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 27 (2.41%) NFS
14 20 (1.79%) vCloud
15 12 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
16 8 (0.71%) Xen
17 7 (0.63%) Samba
17 7 (0.63%) VMware Workstation
18 6 (0.54%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 120 (10.72%) SCCM
2 91 (8.13%) Puppet
3 65 (5.81%) vCenter Server
4 52 (4.65%) Ansible
5 48 (4.29%) SCOM
6 30 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
7 28 (2.50%) Kubernetes
8 27 (2.41%) vRealize
9 26 (2.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 22 (1.97%) Nagios
11 21 (1.88%) Failover Clustering
11 21 (1.88%) Terraform
12 19 (1.70%) Cisco Prime
12 19 (1.70%) FortiGate
12 19 (1.70%) WSUS
13 18 (1.61%) Nessus
14 17 (1.52%) Backup Exec
15 16 (1.43%) vMotion
16 14 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 13 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1,119 (100.00%) VMware
2 555 (49.60%) Microsoft
3 306 (27.35%) Cisco
4 212 (18.95%) Citrix
5 153 (13.67%) HP
6 149 (13.32%) Oracle
7 97 (8.67%) Red Hat
8 81 (7.24%) NetApp
9 64 (5.72%) Veeam
10 62 (5.54%) Juniper
11 60 (5.36%) Dell
12 52 (4.65%) CommVault
13 49 (4.38%) Palo Alto
14 45 (4.02%) IBM
15 39 (3.49%) F5
15 39 (3.49%) SolarWinds
16 33 (2.95%) Meraki
17 31 (2.77%) 3PAR
18 30 (2.68%) EMC
19 29 (2.59%) Sophos