Period
to 13 April 2021

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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 73 94 88
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 478 646 954
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.84% 3.13% 3.58%
As % of the System Software category 20.52% 19.88% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 332 502 796
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £36,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
75th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £68,000 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.19%

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 2,329 3,249 4,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 18.71% 15.76% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,893 2,675 3,410
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £24,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £31,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 +44 166 £44,500 +15.58% 40
Thames Valley -13 138 £45,000 - 46
Surrey +60 122 £55,000 +2.33% 10
Berkshire -3 88 £46,000 -5.64% 21
Buckinghamshire +12 33 £48,000 +45.45% 11
Kent +8 31 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Oxfordshire -4 17 £43,250 -3.89% 14
West Sussex -16 15 £33,500 -10.67% 8
East Sussex +3 5 £33,750 -3.57% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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.

1 478 (100.00%) VMware
2 290 (60.67%) Windows
3 282 (59.00%) Microsoft
4 272 (56.90%) Active Directory
5 214 (44.77%) Azure
6 182 (38.08%) Windows Server
7 169 (35.36%) Hyper-V
8 159 (33.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 158 (33.05%) Microsoft 365
10 140 (29.29%) DNS
10 140 (29.29%) Firewall
11 138 (28.87%) Linux
12 127 (26.57%) Cisco
13 126 (26.36%) AWS
14 113 (23.64%) ITIL
15 104 (21.76%) DHCP
16 99 (20.71%) Windows Server 2016
17 96 (20.08%) SQL Server
17 96 (20.08%) Security Cleared
18 95 (19.87%) Data Centre
19 93 (19.46%) Windows Server 2012
20 87 (18.20%) Cisco Certification
21 83 (17.36%) SCCM
22 81 (16.95%) SC Cleared
23 80 (16.74%) VMware ESXi
24 79 (16.53%) PowerShell
24 79 (16.53%) Citrix
25 78 (16.32%) SAN
26 73 (15.27%) Windows 10
27 72 (15.06%) MS Exchange

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 72 (15.06%) MS Exchange
2 67 (14.02%) SharePoint
3 27 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (4.60%) IIS
5 18 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 13 (2.72%) GemFire
7 12 (2.51%) Apache
8 10 (2.09%) Apache Spark
9 9 (1.88%) OpenStack
10 8 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (1.46%) GlassFish
12 6 (1.26%) Skype for Business
13 5 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.42%) JBoss
15 1 (0.21%) MS Project Server
15 1 (0.21%) SAS
15 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (4.18%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.21%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.21%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 214 (44.77%) Azure
2 158 (33.05%) Microsoft 365
3 126 (26.36%) AWS
4 52 (10.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 52 (10.88%) PaaS
5 51 (10.67%) IaaS
6 37 (7.74%) SaaS
7 18 (3.77%) OpenShift
8 13 (2.72%) GitHub
9 12 (2.51%) GCP
10 11 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.88%) Mimecast
11 9 (1.88%) OneDrive
12 5 (1.05%) Google Workspace
13 4 (0.84%) Amazon Kinesis
14 3 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.63%) Datadog
14 3 (0.63%) Slack
15 2 (0.42%) Azure Data Factory
16 1 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 140 (29.29%) DNS
1 140 (29.29%) Firewall
2 104 (21.76%) DHCP
3 78 (16.32%) SAN
4 59 (12.34%) VPN
5 55 (11.51%) TCP/IP
6 35 (7.32%) VLAN
7 31 (6.49%) Network Security
8 30 (6.28%) WAN
9 27 (5.65%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (5.44%) NAS
10 26 (5.44%) VoIP
11 25 (5.23%) VSAN
12 24 (5.02%) LAN
13 21 (4.39%) BGP
14 16 (3.35%) OSPF
14 16 (3.35%) Wireless
15 12 (2.51%) BIG-IP
16 11 (2.30%) Intrusion Detection
17 10 (2.09%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (20.08%) SQL Server
2 24 (5.02%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (3.14%) Big Data
4 12 (2.51%) MariaDB
5 10 (2.09%) HBase
5 10 (2.09%) Redis
5 10 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (1.26%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.05%) MySQL
8 5 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.84%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.42%) UniData
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (6.28%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.02%) Jenkins
3 13 (2.72%) Cucumber
3 13 (2.72%) Cypress.io
3 13 (2.72%) JUnit
3 13 (2.72%) Protractor
3 13 (2.72%) Sonatype Nexus
3 13 (2.72%) Storybook
4 11 (2.30%) JIRA
5 10 (2.09%) Eclipse
5 10 (2.09%) Gradle
5 10 (2.09%) IntelliJ
5 10 (2.09%) Mockito
6 9 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (1.46%) TeamCity
9 6 (1.26%) Selenium
9 6 (1.26%) SonarQube
10 5 (1.05%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.63%) eggPlant
General
1 45 (9.41%) Telecoms
2 44 (9.21%) Finance
3 16 (3.35%) Military
4 15 (3.14%) Marketing
5 14 (2.93%) Law
5 14 (2.93%) Public Sector
6 13 (2.72%) Banking
6 13 (2.72%) French Language
7 9 (1.88%) Automotive
8 6 (1.26%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.05%) Aerospace
9 5 (1.05%) Local Government
10 4 (0.84%) Legal
11 3 (0.63%) Back Office
11 3 (0.63%) Electronics
12 2 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 124 (25.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (11.72%) Support Engineer
3 47 (9.83%) IT Engineer
4 43 (9.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 42 (8.79%) Architect
6 33 (6.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 33 (6.90%) Analyst
7 30 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support
7 30 (6.28%) IT Support
8 27 (5.65%) Consultant
9 23 (4.81%) Azure Engineer
10 22 (4.60%) Support Analyst
11 20 (4.18%) Administrator
11 20 (4.18%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (4.18%) Network Engineer
12 19 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
13 18 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
14 17 (3.56%) Cloud Consultant
14 17 (3.56%) IT Support Engineer
14 17 (3.56%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.39%) RESTful
2 18 (3.77%) LDAP
3 17 (3.56%) CSS
4 14 (2.93%) AngularJS
4 14 (2.93%) Node.js
4 14 (2.93%) React
5 13 (2.72%) Express
5 13 (2.72%) Kafka
5 13 (2.72%) Redux
5 13 (2.72%) Spring
5 13 (2.72%) Tailwind CSS
5 13 (2.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (2.09%) JSON
6 10 (2.09%) Spark Streaming
6 10 (2.09%) WebRTC
6 10 (2.09%) WireMock
7 8 (1.67%) HTML
8 7 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (1.26%) pytest
10 5 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 95 (19.87%) Data Centre
2 55 (11.51%) Public Cloud
3 34 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.69%) Private Cloud
5 30 (6.28%) Self-Motivation
6 23 (4.81%) Replication
7 21 (4.39%) Management Information System
8 20 (4.18%) Hybrid Cloud
9 18 (3.77%) Clustering
10 16 (3.35%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (2.30%) Fat Client
11 11 (2.30%) Thin Client
12 10 (2.09%) PKI
13 7 (1.46%) User Experience
13 7 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.26%) Over-the-Top Content
15 5 (1.05%) Cybercrime
15 5 (1.05%) Driving Licence
16 4 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
16 4 (0.84%) Fibre Optics
Operating Systems
1 290 (60.67%) Windows
2 182 (38.08%) Windows Server
3 138 (28.87%) Linux
4 99 (20.71%) Windows Server 2016
5 93 (19.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (15.27%) Windows 10
7 67 (14.02%) Windows Server 2019
8 55 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (6.28%) Unix
10 25 (5.23%) CentOS
11 19 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (3.35%) Windows 7
13 14 (2.93%) Android
13 14 (2.93%) Apple iOS
13 14 (2.93%) Ubuntu
14 12 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (1.05%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.63%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.63%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.42%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (33.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 113 (23.64%) ITIL
3 67 (14.02%) DevOps
4 63 (13.18%) Problem-Solving
5 44 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
6 40 (8.37%) Migration
6 40 (8.37%) Network Virtualisation
7 37 (7.74%) ITIL V3
8 36 (7.53%) IT Strategy
9 35 (7.32%) Service Management
10 34 (7.11%) Computer Science
11 33 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (6.28%) Software Engineering
13 28 (5.86%) Project Management
14 27 (5.65%) Requirements Gathering
15 26 (5.44%) Change Management
15 26 (5.44%) Load Balancing
16 23 (4.81%) Desktop Virtualisation
17 21 (4.39%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 79 (16.53%) PowerShell
2 64 (13.39%) SQL
3 39 (8.16%) Python
4 35 (7.32%) Java
5 22 (4.60%) Bash Shell
6 17 (3.56%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.30%) Shell Script
8 10 (2.09%) C
8 10 (2.09%) Groovy
9 6 (1.26%) Perl
10 3 (0.63%) C++
10 3 (0.63%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.42%) Ruby
11 2 (0.42%) Tcl
12 1 (0.21%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.21%) C#
12 1 (0.21%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 96 (20.08%) Security Cleared
2 87 (18.20%) Cisco Certification
3 81 (16.95%) SC Cleared
4 70 (14.64%) Degree
5 67 (14.02%) CCNA
6 55 (11.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (9.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 40 (8.37%) MCSE
9 35 (7.32%) CCNP
10 28 (5.86%) DV Cleared
11 26 (5.44%) MCSA
12 24 (5.02%) BPSS Clearance
13 23 (4.81%) MCP
14 10 (2.09%) OCP
14 10 (2.09%) Oracle Certification
14 10 (2.09%) VCP6
15 9 (1.88%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (1.88%) MBA
16 7 (1.46%) CISSP
17 5 (1.05%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.97%) SLA
2 12 (2.51%) QA
3 5 (1.05%) GDPR
3 5 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.21%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.21%) GRC
4 1 (0.21%) NIST
4 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 272 (56.90%) Active Directory
2 169 (35.36%) Hyper-V
3 80 (16.74%) VMware ESXi
4 62 (12.97%) vSphere
5 41 (8.58%) Virtual Servers
6 37 (7.74%) VMware NSX
7 32 (6.69%) XenApp
8 31 (6.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 23 (4.81%) Docker
10 20 (4.18%) XenDesktop
11 11 (2.30%) KVM
12 10 (2.09%) HDFS
13 9 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (1.67%) DFS Replication
14 8 (1.67%) RHEV
15 7 (1.46%) NFS
16 6 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
17 5 (1.05%) Firmware
18 4 (0.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 4 (0.84%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 83 (17.36%) SCCM
2 55 (11.51%) Ansible
2 55 (11.51%) Microsoft Intune
3 38 (7.95%) Kubernetes
4 34 (7.11%) SCVMM
5 23 (4.81%) HAProxy
6 22 (4.60%) Terraform
7 21 (4.39%) vRealize
8 13 (2.72%) SCOM
9 12 (2.51%) vCenter Server
10 10 (2.09%) WSUS
10 10 (2.09%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.46%) Nagios
11 7 (1.46%) Puppet
12 6 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (1.26%) SCOrch
13 5 (1.05%) Oracle ZFS
14 4 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
14 4 (0.84%) NetBackup
15 3 (0.63%) Nmap
Vendors
1 478 (100.00%) VMware
2 282 (59.00%) Microsoft
3 127 (26.57%) Cisco
4 79 (16.53%) Citrix
5 51 (10.67%) Veeam
6 46 (9.62%) Oracle
7 41 (8.58%) F5
7 41 (8.58%) Red Hat
8 38 (7.95%) Dell
9 28 (5.86%) IBM
10 26 (5.44%) HP
11 21 (4.39%) SolarWinds
12 20 (4.18%) Google
12 20 (4.18%) Infoblox
12 20 (4.18%) Meraki
13 19 (3.97%) EMC
13 19 (3.97%) NetApp
14 13 (2.72%) Okta
14 13 (2.72%) Palo Alto
15 12 (2.51%) ServiceNow