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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 133 71 92
Rank change year-on-year -62 +21 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 506 539 550
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.51% 4.03% 3.23%
As % of the System Software category 14.56% 21.37% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 331 351 425
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £70,750
England median annual salary £47,915 £47,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.41% +5.00% -

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 3,475 2,522 2,655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.22% 18.85% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2,370 1,996 2,164
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £35,233 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 20 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -66 159 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Thames Valley -68 121 £45,000 - 37
Surrey -75 104 £52,500 -4.55% 6
Berkshire -47 54 £50,000 +11.11% 22
West Sussex +38 51 £41,000 +28.13%
Buckinghamshire -45 48 £44,623 -7.04% 6
Kent -55 30 £47,500 +9.20% 14
East Sussex +6 25 £42,500 +27.82% 3
Oxfordshire -35 19 £48,750 +35.42% 9
Middlesex - 5 - -
Home Counties - 4 £46,250 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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.

1 506 (100.00%) VMware
2 319 (63.04%) Windows
3 247 (48.81%) Microsoft
4 241 (47.63%) Azure
5 225 (44.47%) Active Directory
5 225 (44.47%) Windows Server
6 194 (38.34%) Microsoft 365
7 161 (31.82%) Linux
7 161 (31.82%) AWS
8 160 (31.62%) Firewall
9 138 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 130 (25.69%) Social Skills
11 125 (24.70%) Hyper-V
12 119 (23.52%) Citrix
13 109 (21.54%) ITIL
14 107 (21.15%) Cisco
15 106 (20.95%) Agile
16 102 (20.16%) Finance
17 101 (19.96%) Security Cleared
18 98 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
19 97 (19.17%) Problem-Solving
20 89 (17.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
20 89 (17.59%) DNS
21 87 (17.19%) Ansible
22 83 (16.40%) VMware ESXi
22 83 (16.40%) Data Centre
23 81 (16.01%) DHCP
24 79 (15.61%) Python
25 77 (15.22%) SC Cleared
26 67 (13.24%) SAN

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 65 (12.85%) SharePoint
2 40 (7.91%) MS Exchange
3 37 (7.31%) Apache
4 28 (5.53%) GemFire
5 25 (4.94%) OpenStack
6 18 (3.56%) Jetty
7 16 (3.16%) IIS
8 7 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (1.38%) nginx
8 7 (1.38%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.19%) JBoss
10 5 (0.99%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.79%) Apache Spark
11 4 (0.79%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.79%) Confluence
11 4 (0.79%) Tornado
12 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (8.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.20%) Blender
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.20%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.20%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 241 (47.63%) Azure
2 194 (38.34%) Microsoft 365
3 161 (31.82%) AWS
4 51 (10.08%) IaaS
5 42 (8.30%) GitHub
6 34 (6.72%) Azure Active Directory
7 28 (5.53%) OpenShift
8 27 (5.34%) SaaS
9 24 (4.74%) GitHub Actions
10 23 (4.55%) PaaS
11 15 (2.96%) OneDrive
11 15 (2.96%) Serverless
12 14 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
12 14 (2.77%) GCP
13 11 (2.17%) Nutanix
13 11 (2.17%) Power Platform
14 7 (1.38%) Azure Sentinel
15 6 (1.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
16 5 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
17 4 (0.79%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 160 (31.62%) Firewall
2 89 (17.59%) DNS
3 81 (16.01%) DHCP
4 67 (13.24%) SAN
5 50 (9.88%) WAN
6 49 (9.68%) LAN
7 39 (7.71%) TCP/IP
8 38 (7.51%) Network Security
8 38 (7.51%) VPN
9 26 (5.14%) VLAN
10 19 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (2.96%) Unified Communications
12 14 (2.77%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (2.57%) VoIP
14 12 (2.37%) SNMP
15 11 (2.17%) Internet
15 11 (2.17%) PBX
16 9 (1.78%) Intrusion Detection
16 9 (1.78%) MPLS
17 8 (1.58%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (9.49%) PostgreSQL
1 48 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.11%) MySQL
3 25 (4.94%) InfluxDB
4 24 (4.74%) Relational Database
5 17 (3.36%) HBase
5 17 (3.36%) NoSQL
6 14 (2.77%) Hadoop
7 13 (2.57%) Big Data
8 7 (1.38%) MariaDB
9 6 (1.19%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.79%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.79%) Redis
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.40%) Power BI
13 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.20%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.20%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 60 (11.86%) Jenkins
2 42 (8.30%) Git (software)
3 28 (5.53%) Cucumber
3 28 (5.53%) JUnit
3 28 (5.53%) Sonatype Nexus
4 24 (4.74%) JMeter
5 19 (3.75%) GitLab
6 9 (1.78%) JIRA
6 9 (1.78%) Selenium
7 6 (1.19%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.99%) Katalon Studio
8 5 (0.99%) Maven
8 5 (0.99%) Postman
8 5 (0.99%) TestComplete
8 5 (0.99%) Vagrant
8 5 (0.99%) Zephyr
9 4 (0.79%) Cypress.io
9 4 (0.79%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.79%) IntelliJ
9 4 (0.79%) Mockito
General
1 130 (25.69%) Social Skills
2 102 (20.16%) Finance
3 98 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
4 89 (17.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 58 (11.46%) Law
6 52 (10.28%) Telecoms
7 28 (5.53%) Banking
8 18 (3.56%) Public Sector
9 15 (2.96%) Organisational Skills
10 13 (2.57%) Aerospace
11 10 (1.98%) Local Government
12 9 (1.78%) Documentation Skills
13 8 (1.58%) Billing
13 8 (1.58%) Legal
14 7 (1.38%) Retail
15 6 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
16 5 (0.99%) Automotive
16 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.79%) Influencing Skills
17 4 (0.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (19.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 71 (14.03%) Support Engineer
3 65 (12.85%) Architect
4 41 (8.10%) IT Engineer
5 36 (7.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 33 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
7 32 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
8 29 (5.73%) Analyst
9 27 (5.34%) IT Support
10 26 (5.14%) Developer
11 25 (4.94%) Infrastructure Support
12 23 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 22 (4.35%) Network Engineer
14 21 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
15 20 (3.95%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (3.95%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
16 19 (3.75%) Digital Architect
16 19 (3.75%) Digital Solutions Architect
16 19 (3.75%) IT Manager
16 19 (3.75%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (8.30%) Kafka
2 37 (7.31%) Elastic Stack
3 27 (5.34%) REST
4 18 (3.56%) ARM Templates
4 18 (3.56%) JSON
5 16 (3.16%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (2.57%) Apache NiFi
6 13 (2.57%) GraphQL
7 10 (1.98%) CSS
8 9 (1.78%) Spring
9 8 (1.58%) HTML
9 8 (1.58%) WebRTC
10 7 (1.38%) HTML5
11 6 (1.19%) .NET
12 5 (0.99%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (0.99%) CSS3
12 5 (0.99%) RESTful
12 5 (0.99%) Spring Boot
12 5 (0.99%) Spring MVC
13 4 (0.79%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 83 (16.40%) Data Centre
2 54 (10.67%) Cyberattack
3 52 (10.28%) Replication
4 37 (7.31%) Linux Command Line
5 36 (7.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 35 (6.92%) Cyber Defence
7 33 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
8 29 (5.73%) Cybercrime
9 25 (4.94%) NHS
10 24 (4.74%) Smartphone
10 24 (4.74%) Social Media
11 23 (4.55%) Private Cloud
11 23 (4.55%) Public Cloud
12 21 (4.15%) Management Information System
12 21 (4.15%) Video Conferencing
13 19 (3.75%) PKI
14 16 (3.16%) Clustering
15 14 (2.77%) Cloud Native
16 13 (2.57%) IoT
17 10 (1.98%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 319 (63.04%) Windows
2 225 (44.47%) Windows Server
3 161 (31.82%) Linux
4 61 (12.06%) Windows Server 2019
5 58 (11.46%) Windows 10
6 51 (10.08%) Windows Server 2016
7 50 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (6.32%) Unix
9 32 (6.32%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (4.35%) VMS
11 19 (3.75%) Windows 7
12 15 (2.96%) CentOS
13 13 (2.57%) Ubuntu
13 13 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (1.98%) Windows 8
15 8 (1.58%) Kali Linux
15 8 (1.58%) Solaris
16 6 (1.19%) Android
17 4 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 109 (21.54%) ITIL
3 106 (20.95%) Agile
4 97 (19.17%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (12.65%) Service Delivery
6 63 (12.45%) CI/CD
6 63 (12.45%) Project Delivery
7 59 (11.66%) Business Continuity
8 54 (10.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 54 (10.67%) Threat Intelligence
9 46 (9.09%) DevOps
9 46 (9.09%) Load Balancing
9 46 (9.09%) Test Automation
10 44 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
11 42 (8.30%) Software Testing
12 36 (7.11%) Microservices
12 36 (7.11%) Software Engineering
13 34 (6.72%) Configuration Management
13 34 (6.72%) Project Management
14 32 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 79 (15.61%) Python
2 63 (12.45%) PowerShell
3 57 (11.26%) Bash
4 54 (10.67%) SQL
5 52 (10.28%) Java
6 25 (4.94%) C
7 23 (4.55%) Perl
8 19 (3.75%) C#
9 9 (1.78%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.38%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.79%) Groovy
12 2 (0.40%) C++
13 1 (0.20%) PHP
13 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 101 (19.96%) Security Cleared
2 77 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 53 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (9.68%) CCNA
5 42 (8.30%) Degree
6 34 (6.72%) DV Cleared
6 34 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (3.36%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (3.36%) MCSE
8 14 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (2.17%) MCP
10 8 (1.58%) CCA
10 8 (1.58%) CCNP
10 8 (1.58%) CISSP
10 8 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (1.58%) TOGAF Certification
11 7 (1.38%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.99%) AWS Certification
12 5 (0.99%) JNCIA
12 5 (0.99%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.13%) SLA
2 17 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.77%) GDPR
3 14 (2.77%) PCI DSS
3 14 (2.77%) QA
4 13 (2.57%) SOC 1
4 13 (2.57%) SOC 2
5 5 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.79%) NIST
7 3 (0.59%) NIST 800
8 2 (0.40%) DICOM
9 1 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 225 (44.47%) Active Directory
2 125 (24.70%) Hyper-V
3 83 (16.40%) VMware ESXi
4 65 (12.85%) Docker
5 56 (11.07%) vSphere
6 32 (6.32%) Virtual Desktop
7 28 (5.53%) KVM
7 28 (5.53%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (4.74%) XenApp
9 20 (3.95%) Xen
10 12 (2.37%) XenDesktop
11 9 (1.78%) VMware NSX
12 8 (1.58%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.19%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.99%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.79%) HDFS
15 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.79%) NFS
16 3 (0.59%) Openswan
16 3 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 87 (17.19%) Ansible
2 59 (11.66%) Kubernetes
3 50 (9.88%) SCCM
4 44 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
5 42 (8.30%) Terraform
6 39 (7.71%) vCenter Server
7 37 (7.31%) Grafana
8 33 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune
9 24 (4.74%) Puppet
10 18 (3.56%) logstash
10 18 (3.56%) WSUS
11 17 (3.36%) SCOM
12 14 (2.77%) PowerCLI
13 13 (2.57%) Prometheus
14 7 (1.38%) EMC NetWorker
14 7 (1.38%) Nagios
14 7 (1.38%) Packer
15 5 (0.99%) Consul
15 5 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
15 5 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 506 (100.00%) VMware
2 247 (48.81%) Microsoft
3 119 (23.52%) Citrix
4 107 (21.15%) Cisco
5 41 (8.10%) Red Hat
6 40 (7.91%) HP
6 40 (7.91%) Veeam
7 31 (6.13%) Oracle
8 24 (4.74%) Dell
8 24 (4.74%) Perforce
9 23 (4.55%) NetApp
10 21 (4.15%) Juniper
10 21 (4.15%) SolarWinds
11 20 (3.95%) Apple
12 19 (3.75%) Adobe
13 13 (2.57%) Aruba
13 13 (2.57%) QinetiQ
14 12 (2.37%) EMC
14 12 (2.37%) Google
15 8 (1.58%) 3PAR