Period
to 28 September 2020

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 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 74 85
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 333 1,011 1,050
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.21% 3.94% 3.56%
As % of the System Software category 23.11% 23.60% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 216 806 890
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,625 £75,000 £65,250
England median annual salary £48,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.71% -5.56% +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 1,441 4,284 4,297
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.21% 16.70% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,109 3,467 3,498
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 28 September 2020.

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 28 September 2020. 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 +57 138 £47,500 +18.75% 28
Hampshire +7 97 £50,000 +25.00% 42
Berkshire +42 86 £55,000 +22.22% 9
Surrey -17 39 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Buckinghamshire +59 30 £43,000 +8.86% 6
West Sussex +2 23 £52,000 +15.56% 5
Oxfordshire +36 22 £47,500 +27.01% 13
East Sussex +20 17 £32,500 -27.78% 2
Kent +11 17 £40,000 +17.34% 8
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2020, 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.

1 333 (100.00%) VMware
2 218 (65.47%) Windows
3 193 (57.96%) Microsoft
4 159 (47.75%) Active Directory
5 129 (38.74%) Windows Server
6 121 (36.34%) Security Cleared
7 114 (34.23%) Hyper-V
8 109 (32.73%) Azure
9 95 (28.53%) Linux
10 88 (26.43%) Data Centre
11 85 (25.53%) Cisco
11 85 (25.53%) DNS
12 80 (24.02%) SCCM
13 79 (23.72%) DHCP
14 77 (23.12%) Citrix
14 77 (23.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 76 (22.82%) Windows Server 2016
15 76 (22.82%) Office 365
16 73 (21.92%) vSphere
17 72 (21.62%) SC Cleared
18 68 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
19 67 (20.12%) PowerShell
20 66 (19.82%) VMware ESXi
21 65 (19.52%) ITIL
22 56 (16.82%) Windows Server 2008
23 51 (15.32%) MS Exchange
24 50 (15.02%) AWS
24 50 (15.02%) Windows 10
25 49 (14.71%) Firewall
25 49 (14.71%) SQL

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 51 (15.32%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (3.90%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.10%) IIS
6 6 (1.80%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.90%) Apache
8 2 (0.60%) Confluence
8 2 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.30%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 109 (32.73%) Azure
2 76 (22.82%) Office 365
3 50 (15.02%) AWS
4 37 (11.11%) IaaS
5 34 (10.21%) PaaS
6 16 (4.80%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (4.50%) SaaS
8 13 (3.90%) BPaaS
9 10 (3.00%) GCP
10 6 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.60%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.30%) Cloudflare
13 1 (0.30%) GitHub
13 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.30%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.30%) Heroku
13 1 (0.30%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.30%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 85 (25.53%) DNS
2 79 (23.72%) DHCP
3 49 (14.71%) Firewall
4 40 (12.01%) SAN
5 34 (10.21%) WAN
6 33 (9.91%) TCP/IP
7 30 (9.01%) LAN
8 24 (7.21%) VoIP
9 17 (5.11%) Skype
10 15 (4.50%) Fibre Channel
10 15 (4.50%) Network Security
10 15 (4.50%) WLAN
11 14 (4.20%) FTP
11 14 (4.20%) VPN
12 12 (3.60%) OSPF
12 12 (3.60%) VSAN
13 11 (3.30%) NetScaler
14 10 (3.00%) BGP
14 10 (3.00%) Intrusion Detection
15 9 (2.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.40%) MySQL
3 8 (2.40%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.80%) MongoDB
4 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (1.20%) Hadoop
5 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.20%) SQLite
6 3 (0.90%) GIS
6 3 (0.90%) InfluxDB
6 3 (0.90%) QGIS
6 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.60%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (3.30%) Visual Studio Team System
2 8 (2.40%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.80%) Subversion
4 5 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.50%) Selenium
5 3 (0.90%) DbUnit
5 3 (0.90%) jMock
5 3 (0.90%) JUnit
5 3 (0.90%) Maven
5 3 (0.90%) Mockito
5 3 (0.90%) SonarQube
5 3 (0.90%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.60%) JIRA
7 1 (0.30%) Ant
7 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.30%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.30%) GoCD
General
1 24 (7.21%) Finance
2 19 (5.71%) Military
3 10 (3.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.50%) Norwegian Language
5 4 (1.20%) Advertising
5 4 (1.20%) Banking
5 4 (1.20%) French Language
6 3 (0.90%) Electronics
6 3 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.90%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.30%) Back Office
7 1 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Legal
7 1 (0.30%) Local Government
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (15.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (12.91%) Architect
2 43 (12.91%) Support Engineer
3 37 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 28 (8.41%) Server Engineer
5 27 (8.11%) Network Engineer
6 26 (7.81%) VMware Engineer
7 23 (6.91%) IT Engineer
8 21 (6.31%) Consultant
9 19 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
10 18 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
11 17 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 17 (5.11%) Azure Architect
12 16 (4.80%) Cloud Architect
12 16 (4.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (4.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (4.50%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (4.20%) Administrator
14 14 (4.20%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.80%) Web Services
2 14 (4.20%) JSON
3 13 (3.90%) WebRTC
4 6 (1.80%) REST
5 5 (1.50%) .NET
5 5 (1.50%) HTML
5 5 (1.50%) HTML5
5 5 (1.50%) pytest
5 5 (1.50%) RESTful
6 4 (1.20%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.20%) COM
6 4 (1.20%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (1.20%) Spring
6 4 (1.20%) WinForms
6 4 (1.20%) WPF
6 4 (1.20%) XML
7 3 (0.90%) Ajax
7 3 (0.90%) GStreamer
7 3 (0.90%) jQuery
7 3 (0.90%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (26.43%) Data Centre
2 37 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 28 (8.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 22 (6.61%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (5.41%) Private Cloud
6 15 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.50%) CMDB
6 15 (4.50%) Driving Licence
7 14 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (2.70%) PKI
8 9 (2.70%) Replication
8 9 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.40%) Clustering
10 7 (2.10%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.80%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.80%) Over-the-Top Content
12 5 (1.50%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.50%) Thin Client
13 4 (1.20%) IVR
13 4 (1.20%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 218 (65.47%) Windows
2 129 (38.74%) Windows Server
3 95 (28.53%) Linux
4 76 (22.82%) Windows Server 2016
5 68 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 56 (16.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (15.02%) Windows 10
8 32 (9.61%) Windows 7
9 31 (9.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 28 (8.41%) Windows Server 2019
11 24 (7.21%) Windows 8
12 12 (3.60%) CentOS
12 12 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (2.70%) Unix
14 6 (1.80%) Solaris
15 4 (1.20%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.60%) Android
16 2 (0.60%) Apple iOS
17 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 65 (19.52%) ITIL
3 44 (13.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (10.81%) High Availability
5 32 (9.61%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (9.31%) Project Management
7 30 (9.01%) DevOps
8 26 (7.81%) Infrastructure as Code
8 26 (7.81%) Project Delivery
9 25 (7.51%) Computer Science
10 24 (7.21%) ITIL V3
11 23 (6.91%) Storage Management
12 21 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
13 20 (6.01%) Performance Monitoring
13 20 (6.01%) Server Management
13 20 (6.01%) Validation
14 19 (5.71%) Mentoring
14 19 (5.71%) Patch Management
14 19 (5.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 18 (5.41%) Proactive Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (20.12%) PowerShell
2 49 (14.71%) SQL
3 27 (8.11%) Bash Shell
4 21 (6.31%) Python
5 18 (5.41%) Java
6 16 (4.80%) C
7 13 (3.90%) C++
7 13 (3.90%) VB
8 6 (1.80%) Go
9 4 (1.20%) C#
9 4 (1.20%) Perl
10 3 (0.90%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.60%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.60%) VBScript
12 1 (0.30%) Ruby
12 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 121 (36.34%) Security Cleared
2 72 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 43 (12.91%) DV Cleared
4 38 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (10.81%) Degree
7 32 (9.61%) CCNA
8 31 (9.31%) MCSE
9 24 (7.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (5.11%) CCNP
11 10 (3.00%) MCSA
12 9 (2.70%) VCAP
13 7 (2.10%) VCDX
14 6 (1.80%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (1.80%) MCP
15 5 (1.50%) VCP6
16 4 (1.20%) CCIE
16 4 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.20%) JNCIA
16 4 (1.20%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.81%) SLA
2 10 (3.00%) QA
3 3 (0.90%) GDPR
3 3 (0.90%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.30%) HL7
4 1 (0.30%) PMO
System Software
1 159 (47.75%) Active Directory
2 114 (34.23%) Hyper-V
3 73 (21.92%) vSphere
4 66 (19.82%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (9.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 24 (7.21%) VMware NSX
7 21 (6.31%) Virtual Servers
8 20 (6.01%) XenApp
9 18 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
10 15 (4.50%) VMware Server
11 14 (4.20%) Docker
12 13 (3.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (3.30%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (2.10%) KVM
14 7 (2.10%) vCloud
15 6 (1.80%) XenDesktop
16 4 (1.20%) Firmware
17 2 (0.60%) VirtualBox
18 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
18 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 80 (24.02%) SCCM
2 39 (11.71%) SCOM
3 32 (9.61%) WSUS
4 22 (6.61%) vCenter Server
5 20 (6.01%) EMC NetWorker
6 19 (5.71%) NetBackup
7 18 (5.41%) SCVMM
8 13 (3.90%) Ansible
8 13 (3.90%) Backup Exec
8 13 (3.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (3.90%) PowerCLI
8 13 (3.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 10 (3.00%) Terraform
10 8 (2.40%) vRealize
11 6 (1.80%) SCOrch
12 5 (1.50%) Kubernetes
12 5 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (1.20%) Puppet
13 4 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
14 3 (0.90%) OpenView
Vendors
1 333 (100.00%) VMware
2 193 (57.96%) Microsoft
3 85 (25.53%) Cisco
4 77 (23.12%) Citrix
5 35 (10.51%) HP
6 28 (8.41%) EMC
7 25 (7.51%) Red Hat
7 25 (7.51%) Symantec
8 22 (6.61%) Veeam
9 21 (6.31%) Juniper
9 21 (6.31%) SolarWinds
10 16 (4.80%) Dell
11 15 (4.50%) Google
12 12 (3.60%) Palo Alto
13 10 (3.00%) F5
13 10 (3.00%) Splunk
14 9 (2.70%) NetApp
15 8 (2.40%) Oracle
16 7 (2.10%) McAfee
17 5 (1.50%) Gemalto