Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 87 71
Rank change year-on-year +1 -16 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 969 1,112 1,189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.64% 3.53% 4.00%
As % of the System Software category 22.79% 25.79% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 809 869 1,033
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £29,600 £26,250 £25,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +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 4,251 4,312 4,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.95% 13.68% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3,422 3,504 3,556
South East median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,000 £22,625
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +7 297 £40,000 -14.89% 10
Hampshire -23 281 £47,500 +22.98% 9
Surrey +32 214 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Berkshire -8 190 £42,500 -10.53% 5
West Sussex +27 77 £47,500 +43.94% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 60 £39,000 +4.00% 2
East Sussex +16 49 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Kent +17 48 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Oxfordshire +54 45 £37,400 -6.50% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 969 (100.00%) VMware
2 622 (64.19%) Windows
3 480 (49.54%) Microsoft
4 456 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 369 (38.08%) Windows Server
6 348 (35.91%) Hyper-V
7 342 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 297 (30.65%) Linux
9 253 (26.11%) SQL
10 245 (25.28%) Firewall
11 244 (25.18%) Cisco
12 237 (24.46%) Office 365
13 208 (21.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 204 (21.05%) PowerShell
15 191 (19.71%) DNS
16 188 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
17 187 (19.30%) Citrix
18 184 (18.99%) ITIL
19 173 (17.85%) Data Centre
20 166 (17.13%) SQL Server
21 154 (15.89%) MS Exchange
22 153 (15.79%) DHCP
23 151 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
24 143 (14.76%) Windows Server 2008
25 138 (14.24%) WAN
26 137 (14.14%) DevOps
27 136 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
28 134 (13.83%) Windows 10
29 130 (13.42%) Python
30 127 (13.11%) LAN

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
1 154 (15.89%) MS Exchange
2 97 (10.01%) SharePoint
3 92 (9.49%) IIS
4 51 (5.26%) Skype for Business
5 50 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 49 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 35 (3.61%) OpenStack
8 29 (2.99%) Apache
8 29 (2.99%) Tomcat
9 23 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
10 22 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
12 16 (1.65%) nginx
13 14 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.93%) JBoss
15 6 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.41%) IBM Domino
17 3 (0.31%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
17 3 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 85 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 342 (35.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 237 (24.46%) Office 365
3 188 (19.40%) Amazon AWS
4 90 (9.29%) IaaS
5 78 (8.05%) SaaS
6 59 (6.09%) PaaS
7 52 (5.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 49 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
9 43 (4.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 21 (2.17%) BPaaS
11 12 (1.24%) OpenShift
12 10 (1.03%) Serverless
13 9 (0.93%) Azure ExpressRoute
14 8 (0.83%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 8 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (0.83%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.83%) Mimecast
15 7 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
15 7 (0.72%) Datadog
16 4 (0.41%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 245 (25.28%) Firewall
2 191 (19.71%) DNS
3 153 (15.79%) DHCP
4 138 (14.24%) WAN
5 127 (13.11%) LAN
6 125 (12.90%) SAN
7 121 (12.49%) TCP/IP
8 96 (9.91%) VPN
9 76 (7.84%) VLAN
10 73 (7.53%) Network Security
11 67 (6.91%) VoIP
12 58 (5.99%) Wireless
13 54 (5.57%) Skype
14 49 (5.06%) Internet
15 32 (3.30%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (2.58%) BGP
16 25 (2.58%) OSPF
17 24 (2.48%) NAS
18 20 (2.06%) SMTP
19 19 (1.96%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (17.13%) SQL Server
2 54 (5.57%) MySQL
3 35 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
4 34 (3.51%) Oracle Database
5 33 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 23 (2.37%) DB2
7 21 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 17 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (1.55%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.44%) NoSQL
12 12 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
12 12 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (1.14%) MongoDB
14 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
15 7 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
16 5 (0.52%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 43 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 43 (4.44%) Visual Studio Team System
2 29 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 23 (2.37%) Vagrant
4 20 (2.06%) Selenium
5 19 (1.96%) Mercurial
5 19 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 19 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.24%) JIRA
7 8 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (0.83%) Chocolatey
8 7 (0.72%) AdminStudio
8 7 (0.72%) MSI
8 7 (0.72%) Travis CI
8 7 (0.72%) WebDriver
9 6 (0.62%) Ant
9 6 (0.62%) GitLab
10 5 (0.52%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.52%) Maven
10 5 (0.52%) SpecFlow
General
1 91 (9.39%) Finance
2 31 (3.20%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.06%) Advertising
4 19 (1.96%) Banking
5 16 (1.65%) Retail
6 14 (1.44%) Aerospace
7 11 (1.14%) Legal
8 4 (0.41%) Electronics
8 4 (0.41%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.41%) Games
8 4 (0.41%) Military
9 3 (0.31%) Law
9 3 (0.31%) Marketing
9 3 (0.31%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.21%) Automotive
10 2 (0.21%) Back Office
10 2 (0.21%) Korean Language
10 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (17.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 90 (9.29%) Support Engineer
3 78 (8.05%) Architect
4 72 (7.43%) IT Engineer
5 71 (7.33%) Consultant
6 67 (6.91%) Cloud Engineer
7 66 (6.81%) Analyst
7 66 (6.81%) Systems Engineer
8 63 (6.50%) Administrator
9 62 (6.40%) Systems Administrator
10 44 (4.54%) Cloud Architect
10 44 (4.54%) VMware Engineer
11 43 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
12 37 (3.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 37 (3.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 35 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
13 35 (3.61%) Network Engineer
14 33 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
15 32 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support
16 31 (3.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (5.37%) JSON
2 41 (4.23%) Web Services
3 38 (3.92%) LDAP
4 34 (3.51%) HTML
5 25 (2.58%) WebRTC
6 23 (2.37%) HTML5
6 23 (2.37%) XML
7 22 (2.27%) .NET
7 22 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
8 19 (1.96%) LAMP
9 18 (1.86%) Django
10 16 (1.65%) Spring
11 15 (1.55%) X-Windows
12 13 (1.34%) REST
12 13 (1.34%) SOAP
13 12 (1.24%) Elastic Stack
13 12 (1.24%) Spring Boot
14 11 (1.14%) RESTful
15 9 (0.93%) YAML
16 7 (0.72%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 173 (17.85%) Data Centre
2 67 (6.91%) Public Cloud
3 62 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 58 (5.99%) Self-Motivation
5 52 (5.37%) Replication
6 45 (4.64%) Driving Licence
7 42 (4.33%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (4.33%) Management Information System
8 40 (4.13%) Hybrid Cloud
9 33 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
10 30 (3.10%) Clustering
11 26 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
12 24 (2.48%) Linux Command Line
13 22 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
14 21 (2.17%) CMDB
15 19 (1.96%) User Experience
15 19 (1.96%) Video\Live Streaming
16 18 (1.86%) e-Learning
16 18 (1.86%) Private Cloud
17 16 (1.65%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 622 (64.19%) Windows
2 369 (38.08%) Windows Server
3 297 (30.65%) Linux
4 151 (15.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 143 (14.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 134 (13.83%) Windows 10
7 92 (9.49%) Windows 7
8 54 (5.57%) Windows 8
9 40 (4.13%) Unix
10 33 (3.41%) Apple iOS
11 31 (3.20%) Android
12 27 (2.79%) Windows XP
13 26 (2.68%) Debian
14 25 (2.58%) Ubuntu
15 22 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (2.06%) AIX
18 18 (1.86%) CentOS
19 10 (1.03%) Mac OS X
20 9 (0.93%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (21.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 184 (18.99%) ITIL
3 137 (14.14%) DevOps
4 136 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
6 86 (8.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 86 (8.88%) Project Management
7 81 (8.36%) Configuration Management
8 79 (8.15%) Presales
9 72 (7.43%) Migration
10 62 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (6.19%) High Availability
11 60 (6.19%) Mentoring
12 56 (5.78%) Computer Science
13 54 (5.57%) Business Continuity
14 49 (5.06%) Software Engineering
15 45 (4.64%) Service Delivery
16 42 (4.33%) Capacity Planning
17 41 (4.23%) Cybersecurity
17 41 (4.23%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 253 (26.11%) SQL
2 204 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 130 (13.42%) Python
4 77 (7.95%) Java
5 59 (6.09%) Bash Shell
6 47 (4.85%) Ruby
7 44 (4.54%) JavaScript
8 33 (3.41%) C#
9 30 (3.10%) Go
10 21 (2.17%) Perl
10 21 (2.17%) PHP
11 17 (1.75%) Objective-C
12 14 (1.44%) C
13 13 (1.34%) C++
13 13 (1.34%) VB
14 12 (1.24%) Assembly Language
14 12 (1.24%) Java 8
15 11 (1.14%) VBScript
16 9 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 114 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 107 (11.04%) Security Cleared
3 96 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (9.70%) MCSE
5 87 (8.98%) Degree
6 74 (7.64%) SC Cleared
7 63 (6.50%) CCNA
7 63 (6.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 55 (5.68%) MCSA
9 38 (3.92%) DV Cleared
10 33 (3.41%) CCNP
11 26 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
12 23 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
13 22 (2.27%) VCP6
14 19 (1.96%) MCP
15 15 (1.55%) CISSP
15 15 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.24%) CCIE
17 11 (1.14%) MCITP
18 10 (1.03%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (8.05%) SLA
2 26 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.58%) GDPR
4 18 (1.86%) QA
5 13 (1.34%) HL7
6 12 (1.24%) COBIT
7 11 (1.14%) GAMP
8 7 (0.72%) PMO
9 6 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (0.62%) PCI DSS
10 5 (0.52%) COSO
10 5 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.41%) RMADS
12 2 (0.21%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.21%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
13 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 456 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 348 (35.91%) Hyper-V
3 126 (13.00%) VMware ESXi
4 113 (11.66%) vSphere
5 83 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
6 79 (8.15%) XenApp
7 77 (7.95%) Docker
8 40 (4.13%) VMware NSX
8 40 (4.13%) XenDesktop
9 27 (2.79%) XenServer
10 26 (2.68%) VirtualBox
11 23 (2.37%) Xen
12 21 (2.17%) vCloud
13 20 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
14 19 (1.96%) Terminal Server
15 15 (1.55%) LXC
16 12 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
17 10 (1.03%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 9 (0.93%) iptables
18 9 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 92 (9.49%) SCCM
2 79 (8.15%) vCenter Server
3 64 (6.60%) Ansible
4 55 (5.68%) Kubernetes
5 42 (4.33%) Puppet
6 36 (3.72%) Terraform
7 28 (2.89%) WSUS
8 26 (2.68%) Nagios
9 20 (2.06%) SCOM
10 19 (1.96%) SCVMM
11 17 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
12 16 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
13 15 (1.55%) Backup Exec
14 14 (1.44%) vRealize
15 13 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
15 13 (1.34%) Packer
16 12 (1.24%) Oracle RMAN
17 11 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
18 10 (1.03%) NetBackup
18 10 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 969 (100.00%) VMware
2 480 (49.54%) Microsoft
3 244 (25.18%) Cisco
4 187 (19.30%) Citrix
5 112 (11.56%) HP
6 84 (8.67%) Oracle
7 66 (6.81%) Google
8 63 (6.50%) NetApp
9 52 (5.37%) Dell
10 45 (4.64%) Veeam
11 40 (4.13%) Juniper
12 38 (3.92%) EMC
13 34 (3.51%) Symantec
14 28 (2.89%) SolarWinds
15 27 (2.79%) Palo Alto
16 25 (2.58%) Atlassian
17 20 (2.06%) Aruba
17 20 (2.06%) IBM
18 19 (1.96%) 3PAR
18 19 (1.96%) SonicWALL