Period
to 1 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South West
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 73 78
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 128 425 395
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.98% 4.29% 3.83%
As % of the System Software category 19.08% 22.10% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 117 380 336
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,629 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,575 £62,500
England median annual salary £48,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.12% -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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 671 1,923 1,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.88% 19.40% 13.52%
Number of salaries quoted 537 1,612 1,138
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,625 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +2.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £27,702 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
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 West

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the South West

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the South West.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in the South West

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the South West over the 6 months to 1 October 2020.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the South West

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 1 October 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
Wiltshire -13 37 £65,000 +68.83% 15
Bristol +48 28 £41,250 -2.94% 8
Gloucestershire -1 27 £42,000 -1.18% 4
Somerset +10 14 £50,000 +36.99% 4
Dorset 0 10 £32,655 -21.78% 9
Cornwall +15 7 £38,500 -
Devon +23 4 £35,000 -6.67% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 West region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 128 (100.00%) VMware
2 82 (64.06%) Windows
3 60 (46.88%) Microsoft
4 54 (42.19%) Windows Server
5 42 (32.81%) Active Directory
6 41 (32.03%) Azure
7 37 (28.91%) Linux
8 35 (27.34%) Hyper-V
9 31 (24.22%) AWS
9 31 (24.22%) Security Cleared
10 30 (23.44%) Office 365
11 29 (22.66%) PowerShell
12 28 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 27 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
13 27 (21.09%) Citrix
14 25 (19.53%) Cisco
15 24 (18.75%) Firewall
16 23 (17.97%) SC Cleared
16 23 (17.97%) Jenkins
17 22 (17.19%) vSphere
18 21 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
19 20 (15.63%) ITIL
19 20 (15.63%) JavaScript
20 19 (14.84%) Python
21 18 (14.06%) SQL
21 18 (14.06%) CCNA
22 17 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
22 17 (13.28%) Java
22 17 (13.28%) Scrum

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 13 (10.16%) SharePoint
1 13 (10.16%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.91%) Confluence
3 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (3.13%) Apache
5 3 (2.34%) IIS
5 3 (2.34%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.34%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (4.69%) MS Visio
3 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 41 (32.03%) Azure
2 31 (24.22%) AWS
3 30 (23.44%) Office 365
4 13 (10.16%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.13%) SaaS
6 2 (1.56%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.56%) IaaS
6 2 (1.56%) PaaS
6 2 (1.56%) Serverless
7 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.75%) Firewall
2 16 (12.50%) Network Security
3 15 (11.72%) WAN
4 14 (10.94%) DNS
4 14 (10.94%) LAN
5 10 (7.81%) Wireless
6 9 (7.03%) DHCP
6 9 (7.03%) TCP/IP
6 9 (7.03%) VLAN
6 9 (7.03%) VoIP
7 8 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (5.47%) SAN
9 6 (4.69%) VPN
10 5 (3.91%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (3.91%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (3.13%) Internet
11 4 (3.13%) Skype
12 3 (2.34%) Cisco Firepower
12 3 (2.34%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (7.03%) CouchDB
4 4 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.34%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.78%) Big Data
7 1 (0.78%) Power BI
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 23 (17.97%) Jenkins
2 15 (11.72%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.16%) DbUnit
3 13 (10.16%) jMock
3 13 (10.16%) JUnit
3 13 (10.16%) Maven
3 13 (10.16%) Mockito
3 13 (10.16%) SonarQube
4 5 (3.91%) GitLab
5 2 (1.56%) JIRA
5 2 (1.56%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.78%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.78%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.78%) Selenium
6 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (6.25%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Public Sector
2 6 (4.69%) Retail
3 3 (2.34%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.56%) Law
5 1 (0.78%) French Language
5 1 (0.78%) German Language
5 1 (0.78%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (17.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 23 (17.97%) Support Engineer
2 21 (16.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 18 (14.06%) Developer
4 14 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 13 (10.16%) Analyst
5 13 (10.16%) Java Developer
6 12 (9.38%) IT Engineer
7 8 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
8 7 (5.47%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) IT Support
9 6 (4.69%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (3.91%) IT Analyst
10 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared Java Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.94%) REST
1 14 (10.94%) SOAP
1 14 (10.94%) Web Services
2 13 (10.16%) Apache Camel
2 13 (10.16%) J2EE
2 13 (10.16%) PowerMock
2 13 (10.16%) RESTful
2 13 (10.16%) Spring
2 13 (10.16%) XML
3 7 (5.47%) React
4 5 (3.91%) Hibernate
4 5 (3.91%) JSON
4 5 (3.91%) SailPoint
5 4 (3.13%) Java EE
6 2 (1.56%) .NET
6 2 (1.56%) LDAP
6 2 (1.56%) Node.js
6 2 (1.56%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.78%) Flash
7 1 (0.78%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (13.28%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.81%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.47%) Clustering
4 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.13%) PKI
4 4 (3.13%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.34%) Reinsurance
5 3 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.34%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.56%) CMDB
6 2 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) User Experience
7 1 (0.78%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.78%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.78%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (64.06%) Windows
2 54 (42.19%) Windows Server
3 37 (28.91%) Linux
4 21 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.16%) Windows 10
6 12 (9.38%) Ubuntu
7 11 (8.59%) Windows 7
8 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2019
9 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
11 7 (5.47%) Unix
12 5 (3.91%) Debian
13 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
13 4 (3.13%) Windows 8
14 3 (2.34%) CentOS
14 3 (2.34%) HPUX
14 3 (2.34%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (2.34%) Solaris
15 2 (1.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (21.09%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.63%) ITIL
4 17 (13.28%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (13.28%) Scrum
5 16 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (10.94%) TDD
7 13 (10.16%) BDD
7 13 (10.16%) DevOps
7 13 (10.16%) E-Commerce
7 13 (10.16%) Kanban
8 12 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (9.38%) Migration
9 10 (7.81%) Service Management
9 10 (7.81%) Virtual Environments
10 9 (7.03%) ITSM
10 9 (7.03%) Mentoring
10 9 (7.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
11 8 (6.25%) Open Source
11 8 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.66%) PowerShell
2 20 (15.63%) JavaScript
3 19 (14.84%) Python
4 18 (14.06%) SQL
5 17 (13.28%) Java
6 16 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 9 (7.03%) C
8 7 (5.47%) C++
8 7 (5.47%) Perl
9 6 (4.69%) Shell Script
10 4 (3.13%) Ruby
11 2 (1.56%) Groovy
11 2 (1.56%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.78%) C#
12 1 (0.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (24.22%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.97%) SC Cleared
3 20 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (14.06%) CCNA
5 17 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (9.38%) MCSE
7 10 (7.81%) CCNP
7 10 (7.81%) MCSA
8 9 (7.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (6.25%) Degree
9 8 (6.25%) DV Cleared
10 7 (5.47%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (4.69%) CISSP
12 5 (3.91%) HNC
12 5 (3.91%) HND
13 3 (2.34%) CEH
13 3 (2.34%) CISM
13 3 (2.34%) ISACA
13 3 (2.34%) MCITP
13 3 (2.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.03%) SLA
2 5 (3.91%) QA
3 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.78%) GDPR
4 1 (0.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (32.81%) Active Directory
2 35 (27.34%) Hyper-V
3 22 (17.19%) vSphere
4 12 (9.38%) Docker
4 12 (9.38%) Xen
5 11 (8.59%) Ceph
5 11 (8.59%) XenApp
6 10 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (5.47%) KVM
8 6 (4.69%) Btrfs
8 6 (4.69%) DRBD
8 6 (4.69%) Firmware
8 6 (4.69%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (2.34%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.56%) LXC
10 2 (1.56%) VirtualBox
10 2 (1.56%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (10.16%) SCCM
2 11 (8.59%) Ansible
2 11 (8.59%) NetIQ Identity Manager
2 11 (8.59%) Terraform
3 10 (7.81%) vCenter Server
4 7 (5.47%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.69%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (3.91%) Proxmox
7 4 (3.13%) Check_MK
7 4 (3.13%) Nagios
7 4 (3.13%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.34%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.34%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (1.56%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.56%) Puppet
9 2 (1.56%) Rancher
9 2 (1.56%) SCOM
10 1 (0.78%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 128 (100.00%) VMware
2 60 (46.88%) Microsoft
3 27 (21.09%) Citrix
4 25 (19.53%) Cisco
5 12 (9.38%) NetIQ
5 12 (9.38%) Oracle
5 12 (9.38%) Veeam
6 11 (8.59%) Dell
7 6 (4.69%) Juniper
8 5 (3.91%) ForgeRock
9 4 (3.13%) Apple
9 4 (3.13%) CyberArk
9 4 (3.13%) HP
9 4 (3.13%) McAfee
9 4 (3.13%) Meraki
9 4 (3.13%) SolarWinds
9 4 (3.13%) Splunk
10 3 (2.34%) Aruba
10 3 (2.34%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.34%) CheckPoint