Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 57 56
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1 -7
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1,169 1,486 1,882
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.76% 4.70% 4.63%
As % of the System Software category 28.16% 32.57% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1,245 1,601
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 4,151 4,562 5,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.35% 14.42% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3,524 3,844 4,719
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +3 448 £39,000 +4.00% 58
Thames Valley -68 319 £42,500 -5.56% 59
Surrey -10 240 £46,500 +12.05% 21
Berkshire -46 211 £47,500 -5.00% 36
West Sussex +27 75 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 69 £37,500 -8.54% 14
Kent -16 46 £38,000 -11.63% 16
East Sussex -32 43 £36,000 -15.29% 10
Oxfordshire -76 38 £36,000 -15.29% 9
Home Counties +15 2 £62,500 +92.31%
Middlesex +10 2 £37,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1,169 (100.00%) VMware
2 802 (68.61%) Windows
3 631 (53.98%) Microsoft
4 556 (47.56%) Active Directory
5 550 (47.05%) Windows Server
6 402 (34.39%) Hyper-V
7 346 (29.60%) Cisco
8 329 (28.14%) Linux
9 320 (27.37%) ITIL
10 301 (25.75%) Firewall
11 275 (23.52%) Office 365
12 262 (22.41%) MS Exchange
13 259 (22.16%) Citrix
14 257 (21.98%) WAN
15 253 (21.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 246 (21.04%) Windows Server 2012
17 241 (20.62%) SQL Server
18 230 (19.67%) LAN
19 221 (18.91%) Windows Server 2008
20 210 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
21 209 (17.88%) SAN
22 195 (16.68%) SQL
23 185 (15.83%) vSphere
24 175 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
25 169 (14.46%) TCP/IP
26 164 (14.03%) DNS
27 162 (13.86%) PowerShell
28 160 (13.69%) HP
29 157 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
30 146 (12.49%) 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
1 262 (22.41%) MS Exchange
2 123 (10.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 114 (9.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 76 (6.50%) IIS
5 57 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 50 (4.28%) OpenStack
7 48 (4.11%) Apache
8 34 (2.91%) Tomcat
9 28 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
10 25 (2.14%) Skype for Business
11 22 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 18 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (0.94%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.77%) Oracle Service Bus
16 7 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
16 7 (0.60%) Zimbra
17 6 (0.51%) Confluence
17 6 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 78 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.086%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 9 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (0.68%) Teamcenter
3 6 (0.51%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.086%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.086%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 275 (23.52%) Office 365
2 253 (21.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 175 (14.97%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (4.02%) IaaS
5 42 (3.59%) PaaS
6 37 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (2.57%) SaaS
8 14 (1.20%) IBM Cloud
9 11 (0.94%) Bluemix
10 10 (0.86%) Mimecast
11 9 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (0.51%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.43%) G Suite
13 5 (0.43%) Yammer
14 4 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
14 4 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.26%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 301 (25.75%) Firewall
2 257 (21.98%) WAN
3 230 (19.67%) LAN
4 209 (17.88%) SAN
5 169 (14.46%) TCP/IP
6 164 (14.03%) DNS
7 121 (10.35%) VPN
8 119 (10.18%) DHCP
9 102 (8.73%) VoIP
10 79 (6.76%) Wireless
11 68 (5.82%) VLAN
12 47 (4.02%) MPLS
13 45 (3.85%) NAS
14 40 (3.42%) Cisco ASA
15 35 (2.99%) Internet
16 34 (2.91%) IPsec
17 32 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
18 31 (2.65%) Network Security
19 29 (2.48%) BGP
20 26 (2.22%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 60 (5.13%) MySQL
3 38 (3.25%) MongoDB
3 38 (3.25%) NoSQL
4 31 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 20 (1.71%) MariaDB
6 20 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
7 18 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (1.11%) RDBMS
10 12 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
11 11 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.60%) Big Data
14 7 (0.60%) Hadoop
14 7 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (1.88%) Jenkins
2 18 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.37%) Visual Studio
4 12 (1.03%) Vagrant
5 11 (0.94%) JIRA
5 11 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
5 11 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.77%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.51%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (0.34%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.34%) Maven
8 4 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.26%) eggPlant
9 3 (0.26%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.17%) Bower
10 2 (0.17%) NuGet
11 1 (0.086%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.086%) TestLink
General
1 105 (8.98%) Finance
2 55 (4.70%) Telecoms
3 24 (2.05%) Marketing
4 20 (1.71%) Retail
5 16 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 15 (1.28%) Electronics
6 15 (1.28%) Military
7 13 (1.11%) Legal
7 13 (1.11%) Publishing
8 12 (1.03%) Banking
8 12 (1.03%) Law
9 10 (0.86%) Games
10 6 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.43%) Local Government
12 4 (0.34%) Advertising
12 4 (0.34%) Billing
12 4 (0.34%) French Language
13 3 (0.26%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 220 (18.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 120 (10.27%) Support Engineer
3 118 (10.09%) Analyst
4 106 (9.07%) Architect
5 95 (8.13%) IT Engineer
6 91 (7.78%) Consultant
7 72 (6.16%) Network Engineer
8 66 (5.65%) Administrator
8 66 (5.65%) Support Analyst
9 64 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
10 59 (5.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 59 (5.05%) VMware Engineer
11 55 (4.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 55 (4.70%) 2nd Line Support
11 55 (4.70%) Server Engineer
12 54 (4.62%) IT Support
12 54 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
13 52 (4.45%) Linux Engineer
14 51 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support
15 46 (3.93%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.02%) Web Services
2 26 (2.22%) Middleware
3 24 (2.05%) HTML
3 24 (2.05%) LDAP
4 18 (1.54%) .NET
5 14 (1.20%) JSON
6 13 (1.11%) HTML5
7 12 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (1.03%) Spring
7 12 (1.03%) WCF
8 9 (0.77%) 802.1X
9 8 (0.68%) SOAP
9 8 (0.68%) Spring Boot
10 7 (0.60%) RESTful
11 6 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
11 6 (0.51%) Java EE
12 5 (0.43%) CSS
12 5 (0.43%) Spring Integration
13 4 (0.34%) EJB
13 4 (0.34%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 146 (12.49%) Data Centre
2 74 (6.33%) Management Information System
3 56 (4.79%) Clustering
4 49 (4.19%) Enterprise Storage
5 46 (3.93%) Driving Licence
6 42 (3.59%) Public Cloud
7 38 (3.25%) Private Cloud
8 35 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
9 32 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (2.65%) Fat Client
10 31 (2.65%) Thin Client
11 27 (2.31%) Computer Science
12 25 (2.14%) Replication
13 21 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (1.28%) User Experience
15 14 (1.20%) Blackberry
16 11 (0.94%) Handset
17 9 (0.77%) Mainframe
17 9 (0.77%) PDA
17 9 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 802 (68.61%) Windows
2 550 (47.05%) Windows Server
3 329 (28.14%) Linux
4 246 (21.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 221 (18.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 143 (12.23%) Windows 7
7 142 (12.15%) Windows 10
8 91 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 77 (6.59%) Unix
10 75 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 74 (6.33%) Windows 8
12 53 (4.53%) CentOS
13 20 (1.71%) Ubuntu
14 14 (1.20%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.94%) Windows XP
16 10 (0.86%) Windows Vista
17 9 (0.77%) AIX
17 9 (0.77%) Apple iOS
17 9 (0.77%) Oracle Linux
18 8 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (27.37%) ITIL
2 103 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 91 (7.78%) DevOps
5 87 (7.44%) Service Management
6 81 (6.93%) Presales
7 70 (5.99%) Problem Management
8 66 (5.65%) Project Management
9 60 (5.13%) Configuration Management
10 56 (4.79%) Mentoring
11 54 (4.62%) Migration
12 53 (4.53%) Software Engineering
13 51 (4.36%) Change Management
14 46 (3.93%) Service Delivery
15 45 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
16 44 (3.76%) Open Source
17 43 (3.68%) High Availability
18 42 (3.59%) Customer Requirements
19 40 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
20 39 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 195 (16.68%) SQL
2 162 (13.86%) PowerShell
3 135 (11.55%) Python
4 91 (7.78%) Perl
5 82 (7.01%) Bash Shell
6 71 (6.07%) Ruby
7 66 (5.65%) Java
8 24 (2.05%) JavaScript
9 23 (1.97%) C
10 19 (1.63%) PHP
11 11 (0.94%) Shell Script
12 9 (0.77%) C#
13 8 (0.68%) VB
14 5 (0.43%) Bourne shell
15 4 (0.34%) VBScript
16 3 (0.26%) C++
16 3 (0.26%) Groovy
16 3 (0.26%) Kotlin
17 2 (0.17%) TypeScript
18 1 (0.086%) Go
Qualifications
1 210 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 157 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
3 120 (10.27%) MCSE
4 107 (9.15%) Security Cleared
5 106 (9.07%) CCNA
6 83 (7.10%) MCSA
6 83 (7.10%) SC Cleared
6 83 (7.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 76 (6.50%) CCNP
8 60 (5.13%) Degree
9 54 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
10 47 (4.02%) DV Cleared
11 44 (3.76%) MCP
12 35 (2.99%) CCA
12 35 (2.99%) Citrix Certification
13 34 (2.91%) RHCE
14 33 (2.82%) RHCSA
15 23 (1.97%) MCSD
16 22 (1.88%) MCITP
17 15 (1.28%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (8.13%) SLA
2 22 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (1.11%) QA
4 12 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.68%) PMO
6 3 (0.26%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.17%) GAMP
7 2 (0.17%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.086%) BS25999
8 1 (0.086%) COBIT
8 1 (0.086%) DICOM
8 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.086%) PMBOK
System Software
1 556 (47.56%) Active Directory
2 402 (34.39%) Hyper-V
3 185 (15.83%) vSphere
4 69 (5.90%) VMware ESXi
5 58 (4.96%) Virtual Machines
6 57 (4.88%) XenApp
7 48 (4.11%) Docker
8 41 (3.51%) VirtualBox
8 41 (3.51%) XenDesktop
9 40 (3.42%) Virtual Servers
10 31 (2.65%) KVM
11 30 (2.57%) VMware NSX
12 26 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 20 (1.71%) vCloud
14 19 (1.63%) Xen
15 17 (1.45%) NFS
16 12 (1.03%) Terminal Services
17 9 (0.77%) ProxySG
18 8 (0.68%) pfSense
19 7 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 121 (10.35%) SCCM
2 96 (8.21%) Puppet
3 54 (4.62%) vCenter Server
4 52 (4.45%) Ansible
5 42 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
6 34 (2.91%) SCOM
7 33 (2.82%) Kubernetes
8 28 (2.40%) Backup Exec
9 25 (2.14%) Nagios
10 22 (1.88%) vRealize
11 19 (1.63%) WSUS
12 18 (1.54%) Failover Clustering
13 15 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
14 13 (1.11%) NetBackup
15 11 (0.94%) FortiGate
15 11 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 10 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
16 10 (0.86%) vMotion
17 9 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
18 8 (0.68%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,169 (100.00%) VMware
2 631 (53.98%) Microsoft
3 346 (29.60%) Cisco
4 259 (22.16%) Citrix
5 160 (13.69%) HP
6 124 (10.61%) Red Hat
7 122 (10.44%) NetApp
8 118 (10.09%) Oracle
9 95 (8.13%) Dell
10 63 (5.39%) Juniper
11 56 (4.79%) Veeam
12 39 (3.34%) Palo Alto
12 39 (3.34%) Symantec
13 37 (3.17%) 3PAR
13 37 (3.17%) EqualLogic
13 37 (3.17%) F5
14 32 (2.74%) IBM
15 31 (2.65%) Avaya
16 25 (2.14%) CheckPoint
17 23 (1.97%) SolarWinds