Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 101 57
Rank change year-on-year +21 -44 -8
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 420 330 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.93% 3.15% 4.80%
As % of the System Software category 28.15% 27.90% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 328 297 443
South West median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,350 £21,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £59,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +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 1,492 1,183 1,438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.95% 11.29% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,148 1,007 1,206
South West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +10.29% -6.53%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.99% +4.71% +6.25%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the South West over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 2018. 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 +18 115 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Bristol -2 83 £42,500 +11.84% 9
Somerset +63 77 £45,000 +21.62% 3
Dorset +11 59 £37,500 -31.82% 7
Devon +22 32 £38,469 +23.10% 2
Cornwall -2 30 £36,250 +47.96% 4
Gloucestershire -25 24 £38,500 +2.67% 5
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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.

1 420 (100.00%) VMware
2 255 (60.71%) Windows
3 179 (42.62%) Microsoft
4 170 (40.48%) Windows Server
5 159 (37.86%) Linux
6 153 (36.43%) Cisco
7 130 (30.95%) Active Directory
8 129 (30.71%) Hyper-V
9 123 (29.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 121 (28.81%) Service Management
11 106 (25.24%) ITIL
12 100 (23.81%) Citrix
12 100 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
13 96 (22.86%) Security Cleared
13 96 (22.86%) LAN
14 94 (22.38%) WAN
15 84 (20.00%) Incident Management
16 82 (19.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 82 (19.52%) SLA
17 78 (18.57%) Office 365
18 76 (18.10%) MS Exchange
19 75 (17.86%) Nagios
19 75 (17.86%) DevOps
20 74 (17.62%) Cisco Certification
21 73 (17.38%) Puppet
22 72 (17.14%) PowerShell
23 70 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
23 70 (16.67%) Data Centre
24 68 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
24 68 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008

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 76 (18.10%) MS Exchange
2 50 (11.90%) Apache
3 35 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 32 (7.62%) SharePoint
5 26 (6.19%) Tomcat
6 19 (4.52%) Skype for Business
7 18 (4.29%) nginx
8 17 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 16 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (3.81%) IIS
10 15 (3.57%) Apache Solr
11 9 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.71%) JBoss
15 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.48%) Site Server
16 1 (0.24%) CloudStack
Applications
1 19 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.81%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 123 (29.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (23.81%) Amazon AWS
3 78 (18.57%) Office 365
4 28 (6.67%) IaaS
5 25 (5.95%) SaaS
6 15 (3.57%) PaaS
7 11 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 9 (2.14%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.71%) G Suite
11 2 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 96 (22.86%) LAN
2 94 (22.38%) WAN
3 66 (15.71%) Firewall
4 64 (15.24%) SAN
5 51 (12.14%) DNS
6 47 (11.19%) Cisco Nexus
6 47 (11.19%) NX-OS
7 43 (10.24%) TCP/IP
8 41 (9.76%) VoIP
9 34 (8.10%) BGP
10 33 (7.86%) EIGRP
11 30 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
11 30 (7.14%) Wireshark
12 24 (5.71%) DHCP
13 23 (5.48%) Intrusion Detection
14 20 (4.76%) VPN
15 19 (4.52%) Wireless
16 18 (4.29%) Unified Communications
16 18 (4.29%) WLAN
17 17 (4.05%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.29%) MySQL
2 24 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
2 24 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 15 (3.57%) Redis
4 10 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.48%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.24%) Big Data
6 1 (0.24%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.24%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.24%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 55 (13.10%) Jenkins
2 48 (11.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 32 (7.62%) Git (software)
4 24 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 15 (3.57%) GoCD
6 11 (2.62%) JIRA
7 5 (1.19%) Bugzilla
7 5 (1.19%) Buildbot
7 5 (1.19%) Chocolatey
7 5 (1.19%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.19%) Trac
7 5 (1.19%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.71%) Subversion
9 2 (0.48%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.24%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (9.52%) Finance
2 30 (7.14%) Retail
3 15 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.86%) Marketing
5 9 (2.14%) Electronics
5 9 (2.14%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.43%) Back Office
7 4 (0.95%) Games
7 4 (0.95%) Law
8 3 (0.71%) Military
9 2 (0.48%) Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Legal
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) German Language
Job Titles
1 66 (15.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 57 (13.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 49 (11.67%) Network Engineer
4 41 (9.76%) Support Engineer
5 39 (9.29%) Architect
6 36 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
7 33 (7.86%) Infrastructure Support
8 25 (5.95%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 25 (5.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 24 (5.71%) E-Commerce Engineer
10 23 (5.48%) Analyst
10 23 (5.48%) IT Support
11 22 (5.24%) IT Engineer
12 21 (5.00%) Administrator
12 21 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
13 20 (4.76%) Technical Architect
14 18 (4.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 17 (4.05%) Support Technician
15 17 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
15 17 (4.05%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.71%) Middleware
2 21 (5.00%) Web Services
3 7 (1.67%) JSON
4 5 (1.19%) RESTful
5 3 (0.71%) Node.js
5 3 (0.71%) WebSockets
5 3 (0.71%) WSGI
6 2 (0.48%) .NET
6 2 (0.48%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.48%) CSS
6 2 (0.48%) Django
6 2 (0.48%) HTML
6 2 (0.48%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.48%) LDAP
6 2 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.48%) SOAP
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.24%) CGI
7 1 (0.24%) COM
7 1 (0.24%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 70 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 36 (8.57%) Clustering
3 28 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (5.71%) Driving Licence
5 20 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 19 (4.52%) User Experience
7 18 (4.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 16 (3.81%) Blackberry
8 16 (3.81%) NHS
9 14 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
9 14 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
10 13 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.67%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.43%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.43%) Thin Client
13 5 (1.19%) Computer Science
14 4 (0.95%) iPad
14 4 (0.95%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 255 (60.71%) Windows
2 170 (40.48%) Windows Server
3 159 (37.86%) Linux
4 82 (19.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (16.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (10.00%) Windows 10
7 41 (9.76%) Windows 7
8 39 (9.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (5.48%) Unix
10 19 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (4.29%) CentOS
12 8 (1.90%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.43%) Windows 8
14 5 (1.19%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.95%) Android
15 4 (0.95%) Debian
16 3 (0.71%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.48%) Kali Linux
17 2 (0.48%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (28.81%) Service Management
2 106 (25.24%) ITIL
3 84 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 75 (17.86%) DevOps
5 70 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 62 (14.76%) Network Monitoring
7 57 (13.57%) Root Cause Analysis
7 57 (13.57%) Service Delivery
8 50 (11.90%) Configuration Management
9 49 (11.67%) Capacity Management
9 49 (11.67%) Security Patching
10 47 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
11 40 (9.52%) Project Management
12 37 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
13 34 (8.10%) TOGAF
14 32 (7.62%) Data Protection
15 29 (6.90%) E-Commerce
15 29 (6.90%) PRINCE2
15 29 (6.90%) Security Monitoring
15 29 (6.90%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 72 (17.14%) PowerShell
2 62 (14.76%) Python
3 21 (5.00%) SQL
4 17 (4.05%) Bash Shell
5 15 (3.57%) Ruby
6 13 (3.10%) JavaScript
7 11 (2.62%) Perl
8 9 (2.14%) C
8 9 (2.14%) PHP
9 5 (1.19%) Java
10 3 (0.71%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.48%) Go
12 1 (0.24%) C#
12 1 (0.24%) C++
12 1 (0.24%) VB
12 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 96 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 74 (17.62%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (16.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 61 (14.52%) DV Cleared
5 56 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 50 (11.90%) CCNP
7 40 (9.52%) CCNA
8 31 (7.38%) Degree
9 25 (5.95%) MCSE
10 23 (5.48%) Citrix Certification
11 22 (5.24%) MCITP
12 17 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (3.81%) TOGAF Certification
14 15 (3.57%) MCSA
15 13 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (2.14%) CCA
17 6 (1.43%) DBS Check
18 5 (1.19%) MCP
18 5 (1.19%) VCP5
19 4 (0.95%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (19.52%) SLA
2 6 (1.43%) QA
3 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.71%) PMO
4 2 (0.48%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 130 (30.95%) Active Directory
2 129 (30.71%) Hyper-V
3 35 (8.33%) Docker
3 35 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (7.62%) KVM
4 32 (7.62%) vSphere
5 29 (6.90%) Virtual Desktop
6 19 (4.52%) XenApp
7 12 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
8 10 (2.38%) VMware Server
9 7 (1.67%) XenDesktop
10 6 (1.43%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.19%) XenServer
12 3 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.71%) Xen
13 2 (0.48%) FreeRADIUS
13 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.24%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 75 (17.86%) Nagios
2 73 (17.38%) Puppet
3 61 (14.52%) Opscode Chef
4 47 (11.19%) Cisco LMS
4 47 (11.19%) Opsview
5 36 (8.57%) Ansible
6 33 (7.86%) SCCM
7 29 (6.90%) Terraform
8 23 (5.48%) Cisco Prime
9 22 (5.24%) Kibana
9 22 (5.24%) Kubernetes
10 18 (4.29%) SCOM
10 18 (4.29%) vRealize
11 10 (2.38%) NetBackup
12 6 (1.43%) vCenter Server
13 5 (1.19%) Cacti
13 5 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
14 4 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
14 4 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 420 (100.00%) VMware
2 179 (42.62%) Microsoft
3 153 (36.43%) Cisco
4 100 (23.81%) Citrix
5 54 (12.86%) HP
6 40 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 35 (8.33%) EMC
7 35 (8.33%) Veeam
8 28 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 24 (5.71%) Dell
10 20 (4.76%) CheckPoint
11 16 (3.81%) Juniper
12 15 (3.57%) 3PAR
13 13 (3.10%) Oracle
14 12 (2.86%) F5
15 10 (2.38%) SAP
15 10 (2.38%) Veritas
16 9 (2.14%) Google
16 9 (2.14%) McAfee
17 8 (1.90%) Apple