Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 86 73
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1,024 1,076 1,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.90% 3.61% 3.89%
As % of the System Software category 23.19% 24.63% 27.96%
Number of salaries quoted 811 863 964
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £25,075
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -3.41%

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 4,415 4,368 4,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.83% 14.66% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,595 3,494 3,497
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,150
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 -23 314 £40,000 -11.11% 60
Hampshire 0 270 £43,000 +7.50% 63
Surrey +42 225 £60,000 +20.00% 40
Berkshire -42 190 £40,500 -22.86% 27
West Sussex +47 95 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Buckinghamshire -10 70 £38,000 -5.00% 16
Kent +25 62 £37,500 +15.38% 10
Oxfordshire +34 54 £37,400 -2.86% 17
East Sussex +38 47 £45,000 +12.50% 10
M4 Corridor - 7 - -
Middlesex +1 3 £43,000 -34.60%
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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 1,024 (100.00%) VMware
2 692 (67.58%) Windows
3 519 (50.68%) Microsoft
4 492 (48.05%) Active Directory
5 485 (47.36%) Windows Server
6 395 (38.57%) Hyper-V
7 359 (35.06%) Microsoft Azure
8 309 (30.18%) Linux
9 281 (27.44%) ITIL
10 273 (26.66%) Citrix
11 271 (26.46%) Office 365
12 270 (26.37%) Cisco
13 260 (25.39%) Data Centre
14 259 (25.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 256 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
16 253 (24.71%) DNS
17 236 (23.05%) Firewall
18 233 (22.75%) Windows Server 2012
19 205 (20.02%) DHCP
20 200 (19.53%) SQL
21 189 (18.46%) WAN
22 184 (17.97%) PowerShell
23 181 (17.68%) Windows Server 2008
24 173 (16.89%) LAN
25 160 (15.63%) MS Exchange
26 149 (14.55%) SQL Server
27 147 (14.36%) Microsoft Certification
28 143 (13.96%) Cisco Certification
28 143 (13.96%) Windows 10
29 136 (13.28%) Finance

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
1 160 (15.63%) MS Exchange
2 88 (8.59%) SharePoint
3 82 (8.01%) IIS
4 73 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 59 (5.76%) Skype for Business
6 55 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2010
7 29 (2.83%) Apache
8 27 (2.64%) Tomcat
9 22 (2.15%) nginx
10 19 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
11 17 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 16 (1.56%) OpenStack
13 10 (0.98%) JBoss
14 9 (0.88%) Confluence
15 6 (0.59%) Jetty
16 5 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
17 4 (0.39%) GlassFish
18 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
18 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 73 (7.13%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.098%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (0.39%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 2 (0.20%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.098%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 359 (35.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 271 (26.46%) Office 365
3 256 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 97 (9.47%) IaaS
5 65 (6.35%) PaaS
6 57 (5.57%) SaaS
7 56 (5.47%) Google Cloud Platform
8 48 (4.69%) Cloud Computing
9 33 (3.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 15 (1.46%) BPaaS
11 13 (1.27%) AWS CloudFormation
11 13 (1.27%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 10 (0.98%) GitHub
12 10 (0.98%) Serverless
13 8 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (0.59%) OneDrive
15 4 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 3 (0.29%) Datadog
16 3 (0.29%) Mimecast
17 2 (0.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 253 (24.71%) DNS
2 236 (23.05%) Firewall
3 205 (20.02%) DHCP
4 189 (18.46%) WAN
5 173 (16.89%) LAN
6 131 (12.79%) SAN
7 111 (10.84%) TCP/IP
7 111 (10.84%) VPN
8 98 (9.57%) VoIP
9 84 (8.20%) Wireless
10 77 (7.52%) VLAN
11 54 (5.27%) Internet
11 54 (5.27%) Skype
12 49 (4.79%) Wi-Fi
13 46 (4.49%) Network Security
14 33 (3.22%) NAS
15 30 (2.93%) Unified Communications
16 29 (2.83%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (2.83%) PABX
17 28 (2.73%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 50 (4.88%) MySQL
3 31 (3.03%) DB2
4 30 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 18 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
7 16 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 14 (1.37%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.07%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.98%) Oracle Database
11 7 (0.68%) RDBMS
12 6 (0.59%) Big Data
13 5 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.39%) Couchbase
14 4 (0.39%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
15 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 47 (4.59%) Git (software)
2 34 (3.32%) Visual Studio Team System
3 29 (2.83%) MSI
4 26 (2.54%) Jenkins
5 20 (1.95%) Visual Studio
6 18 (1.76%) Selenium
7 17 (1.66%) JIRA
7 17 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (1.27%) Mercurial
9 11 (1.07%) GitLab
10 9 (0.88%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.49%) Maven
11 5 (0.49%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (0.29%) Ant
13 3 (0.29%) Gerrit
13 3 (0.29%) JMeter
13 3 (0.29%) JUnit
13 3 (0.29%) Subversion
13 3 (0.29%) TestNG
General
1 136 (13.28%) Finance
2 47 (4.59%) Telecoms
3 38 (3.71%) Banking
4 32 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 27 (2.64%) German Language
5 27 (2.64%) Italian Language
6 26 (2.54%) Retail
7 16 (1.56%) Legal
8 13 (1.27%) Marketing
9 12 (1.17%) Aerospace
10 11 (1.07%) Advertising
10 11 (1.07%) Back Office
11 10 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.88%) Law
12 9 (0.88%) Online Betting
13 8 (0.78%) Military
14 4 (0.39%) Electronics
14 4 (0.39%) Games
15 3 (0.29%) Publishing
16 1 (0.098%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 189 (18.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 130 (12.70%) Architect
3 129 (12.60%) IT Engineer
4 106 (10.35%) Support Engineer
5 89 (8.69%) Systems Engineer
6 73 (7.13%) Consultant
7 69 (6.74%) Cloud Engineer
8 65 (6.35%) Analyst
9 62 (6.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 57 (5.57%) Administrator
10 57 (5.57%) IT Support
11 55 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
12 46 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
13 45 (4.39%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 45 (4.39%) IT Support Engineer
14 42 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
15 41 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
15 41 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
16 40 (3.91%) Cloud Architect
17 39 (3.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (4.59%) JSON
2 38 (3.71%) LDAP
3 36 (3.52%) Web Services
4 25 (2.44%) .NET
5 24 (2.34%) HTML
6 17 (1.66%) HTML5
7 16 (1.56%) LAMP
7 16 (1.56%) X-Windows
8 14 (1.37%) XML
9 13 (1.27%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (1.27%) WebRTC
10 9 (0.88%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (0.78%) CSS
11 8 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (0.78%) REST
12 7 (0.68%) jQuery
12 7 (0.68%) Middleware
12 7 (0.68%) SOAP
12 7 (0.68%) Spring
12 7 (0.68%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 260 (25.39%) Data Centre
2 95 (9.28%) Public Cloud
3 79 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
4 72 (7.03%) Self-Motivation
5 40 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
6 36 (3.52%) Replication
7 33 (3.22%) Clustering
8 31 (3.03%) Management Information System
9 25 (2.44%) PKI
10 23 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
11 21 (2.05%) Driving Licence
12 20 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (1.86%) Private Cloud
14 17 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
14 17 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (1.37%) Fat Client
15 14 (1.37%) Thin Client
16 13 (1.27%) CMDB
16 13 (1.27%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 692 (67.58%) Windows
2 485 (47.36%) Windows Server
3 309 (30.18%) Linux
4 233 (22.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 181 (17.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 143 (13.96%) Windows 10
7 99 (9.67%) Windows 7
8 88 (8.59%) Windows 8
9 70 (6.84%) Unix
10 33 (3.22%) Ubuntu
11 31 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 27 (2.64%) Apple iOS
13 26 (2.54%) CentOS
14 22 (2.15%) Debian
15 21 (2.05%) Android
16 17 (1.66%) Windows XP
17 15 (1.46%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (1.07%) VMS
19 10 (0.98%) Fedora
20 6 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (27.44%) ITIL
2 259 (25.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 127 (12.40%) Migration
4 123 (12.01%) Problem-Solving
5 107 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (10.35%) DevOps
7 92 (8.98%) Presales
8 88 (8.59%) Project Management
9 86 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 73 (7.13%) Business Continuity
10 73 (7.13%) Service Delivery
11 71 (6.93%) Configuration Management
12 54 (5.27%) Architectural Design
13 48 (4.69%) Cybersecurity
14 46 (4.49%) Computer Science
15 45 (4.39%) Server Management
16 44 (4.30%) Application Packaging
16 44 (4.30%) High Availability
17 43 (4.20%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (4.20%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (19.53%) SQL
2 184 (17.97%) PowerShell
3 122 (11.91%) Python
4 52 (5.08%) Bash Shell
4 52 (5.08%) Java
5 38 (3.71%) Ruby
6 27 (2.64%) C#
6 27 (2.64%) JavaScript
7 18 (1.76%) Perl
8 15 (1.46%) C
9 13 (1.27%) Go
9 13 (1.27%) PHP
10 10 (0.98%) C++
11 6 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 5 (0.49%) ABAP
12 5 (0.49%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.39%) Java 8
14 3 (0.29%) Ada
14 3 (0.29%) VBScript
14 3 (0.29%) XPath
Qualifications
1 147 (14.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 143 (13.96%) Cisco Certification
3 120 (11.72%) Degree
3 120 (11.72%) MCSE
4 89 (8.69%) Security Cleared
5 86 (8.40%) CCNA
6 64 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 49 (4.79%) MCSA
7 49 (4.79%) SC Cleared
8 44 (4.30%) CCNP
9 41 (4.00%) CCIE
10 38 (3.71%) TOGAF Certification
11 34 (3.32%) DV Cleared
12 32 (3.13%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 30 (2.93%) AWS Certification
14 27 (2.64%) CCIE Service Provider
15 21 (2.05%) MCP
16 20 (1.95%) MCITP
17 19 (1.86%) DBS Check
18 18 (1.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.45%) SLA
2 33 (3.22%) GDPR
3 21 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (1.86%) QA
5 18 (1.76%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.27%) COBIT
7 10 (0.98%) PMO
8 6 (0.59%) HL7
9 4 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (0.29%) RMADS
11 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.20%) GAMP
11 2 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.098%) BS7799
12 1 (0.098%) COSO
12 1 (0.098%) NIST
12 1 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 492 (48.05%) Active Directory
2 395 (38.57%) Hyper-V
3 115 (11.23%) VMware ESXi
4 100 (9.77%) vSphere
5 71 (6.93%) XenApp
6 65 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
7 60 (5.86%) Docker
8 55 (5.37%) XenDesktop
9 33 (3.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 23 (2.25%) Terminal Server
10 23 (2.25%) VMware NSX
11 22 (2.15%) VirtualBox
12 21 (2.05%) Virtual Servers
13 20 (1.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 19 (1.86%) vCloud
15 16 (1.56%) LXC
16 13 (1.27%) Xen
17 12 (1.17%) iptables
18 10 (0.98%) DFS Replication
19 9 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 111 (10.84%) SCCM
2 82 (8.01%) vCenter Server
3 47 (4.59%) Ansible
4 45 (4.39%) Puppet
5 42 (4.10%) Terraform
6 33 (3.22%) SCOM
7 32 (3.13%) Kubernetes
8 30 (2.93%) Backup Exec
9 29 (2.83%) IBM BigFix
9 29 (2.83%) vRealize
10 27 (2.64%) WSUS
11 21 (2.05%) Nagios
12 19 (1.86%) SCVMM
13 18 (1.76%) Microsoft Intune
14 17 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
15 13 (1.27%) Microsoft Clustering
15 13 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (1.27%) Packer
16 10 (0.98%) Consul
16 10 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1,024 (100.00%) VMware
2 519 (50.68%) Microsoft
3 273 (26.66%) Citrix
4 270 (26.37%) Cisco
5 123 (12.01%) HP
6 115 (11.23%) Dell
7 91 (8.89%) NetApp
8 72 (7.03%) Veeam
9 67 (6.54%) EMC
10 63 (6.15%) IBM
11 56 (5.47%) Google
12 54 (5.27%) Aruba
13 44 (4.30%) SAP
14 41 (4.00%) Oracle
15 35 (3.42%) Juniper
16 33 (3.22%) SolarWinds
17 30 (2.93%) Nimble Storage
18 24 (2.34%) Atlassian
19 23 (2.25%) Red Hat
20 22 (2.15%) 3PAR