Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South West
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 83 59
Rank change year-on-year 0 -24 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 360 395 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.57% 3.85% 4.79%
As % of the System Software category 26.59% 28.90% 36.94%
Number of salaries quoted 307 357 392
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -9.09%
10th Percentile £28,000 £23,400 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 1,354 1,367 1,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.42% 13.32% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,121 1,139 1,136
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -2.78%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £21,264
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +5 138 £45,000 - 11
Bristol -4 66 £42,250 +5.63% 21
Dorset +2 52 £37,500 -16.67% 10
Somerset +13 41 £39,500 +1.94% 8
Gloucestershire -31 31 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Devon +18 14 £28,650 -18.14% 5
Cornwall -12 10 £29,500 +18.00% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 360 (100.00%) VMware
2 203 (56.39%) Windows
3 145 (40.28%) Linux
4 144 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 136 (37.78%) Windows Server
6 130 (36.11%) Cisco
7 129 (35.83%) Security Cleared
8 118 (32.78%) Active Directory
9 105 (29.17%) Hyper-V
10 97 (26.94%) Python
11 88 (24.44%) LAN
12 86 (23.89%) WAN
12 86 (23.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 83 (23.06%) Service Management
14 80 (22.22%) ITIL
15 78 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 78 (21.67%) Amazon AWS
16 75 (20.83%) Citrix
17 73 (20.28%) Cisco Certification
18 71 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
19 69 (19.17%) PowerShell
20 68 (18.89%) DV Cleared
21 67 (18.61%) MS Exchange
22 61 (16.94%) DNS
23 59 (16.39%) Firewall
23 59 (16.39%) SC Cleared
24 58 (16.11%) Data Protection
24 58 (16.11%) Windows 10
25 55 (15.28%) Incident Management
26 54 (15.00%) Data Centre

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 67 (18.61%) MS Exchange
2 37 (10.28%) SharePoint
3 23 (6.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 19 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (5.00%) Apache
6 12 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (2.78%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.94%) Skype for Business
11 6 (1.67%) IIS
12 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.39%) OpenStack
13 4 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
14 3 (0.83%) nginx
15 2 (0.56%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.56%) JBoss
15 2 (0.56%) Site Server
16 1 (0.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (6.11%) Microsoft Project
2 17 (4.72%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 78 (21.67%) Amazon AWS
1 78 (21.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (14.17%) Office 365
3 10 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (2.50%) IaaS
5 8 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
6 7 (1.94%) PaaS
7 6 (1.67%) Amazon S3
8 5 (1.39%) GitHub
9 4 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.11%) G Suite
9 4 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.83%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.56%) Datadog
11 2 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
11 2 (0.56%) SaaS
11 2 (0.56%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 88 (24.44%) LAN
2 86 (23.89%) WAN
3 61 (16.94%) DNS
4 59 (16.39%) Firewall
5 48 (13.33%) DHCP
6 45 (12.50%) BGP
6 45 (12.50%) SAN
7 44 (12.22%) EIGRP
8 42 (11.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 41 (11.39%) NX-OS
10 39 (10.83%) Cisco IOS
10 39 (10.83%) TCP/IP
10 39 (10.83%) Wireshark
11 27 (7.50%) Wireless
12 24 (6.67%) VSAN
13 23 (6.39%) Software-Defined Networking
14 22 (6.11%) Intrusion Detection
14 22 (6.11%) Unified Communications
15 21 (5.83%) VPN
16 16 (4.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.39%) MySQL
2 21 (5.83%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.33%) MariaDB
4 11 (3.06%) Oracle Database
5 9 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (2.22%) CouchDB
7 5 (1.39%) Big Data
7 5 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.11%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.83%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.56%) Redis
10 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.56%) Riak
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (11.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 24 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (2.22%) JIRA
6 3 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.83%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.56%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.56%) git-flow
7 2 (0.56%) GitLab
7 2 (0.56%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.28%) Buildbot
8 1 (0.28%) Chocolatey
8 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.28%) Hudson
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.28%) Selenium
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.28%) Trac
General
1 49 (13.61%) Finance
2 21 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.50%) Electronics
3 9 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 9 (2.50%) Marketing
3 9 (2.50%) Retail
4 5 (1.39%) Law
5 4 (1.11%) Military
6 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (16.39%) Architect
1 59 (16.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (12.78%) Solutions Architect
3 43 (11.94%) Network Engineer
4 29 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
5 27 (7.50%) VMware Architect
6 23 (6.39%) IT Engineer
7 22 (6.11%) Support Engineer
8 19 (5.28%) DevOps Engineer
9 18 (5.00%) Consultant
9 18 (5.00%) Lead Architect
9 18 (5.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 16 (4.44%) Administrator
10 16 (4.44%) Analyst
10 16 (4.44%) Infrastructure Support
11 15 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
12 14 (3.89%) Systems Administrator
13 13 (3.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 13 (3.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.78%) 802.1X
1 10 (2.78%) JSON
2 4 (1.11%) LAPP Stack
2 4 (1.11%) RESTful
3 2 (0.56%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (0.56%) HTML
3 2 (0.56%) LAMP
3 2 (0.56%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (0.56%) Middleware
3 2 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.56%) React
3 2 (0.56%) SOAP
4 1 (0.28%) .NET
4 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.28%) CGI
4 1 (0.28%) COM
4 1 (0.28%) CSS
4 1 (0.28%) Django
4 1 (0.28%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 49 (13.61%) Hybrid Cloud
3 28 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (6.39%) Blackberry
5 21 (5.83%) Clustering
6 18 (5.00%) Driving Licence
7 16 (4.44%) Public Cloud
8 11 (3.06%) Computer Science
8 11 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.78%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.78%) Thin Client
10 9 (2.50%) NHS
11 8 (2.22%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (1.94%) PKI
13 6 (1.67%) User Experience
14 5 (1.39%) EMC VNX
14 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (1.11%) iPhone
15 4 (1.11%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 203 (56.39%) Windows
2 145 (40.28%) Linux
3 136 (37.78%) Windows Server
4 71 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (16.11%) Windows 10
6 47 (13.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 35 (9.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (6.94%) CentOS
10 24 (6.67%) Ubuntu
11 22 (6.11%) Unix
12 18 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (3.33%) Debian
14 9 (2.50%) Solaris
15 5 (1.39%) Apple iOS
15 5 (1.39%) Fedora
15 5 (1.39%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.83%) Android
17 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (23.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 83 (23.06%) Service Management
3 80 (22.22%) ITIL
4 58 (16.11%) Data Protection
5 55 (15.28%) Incident Management
6 51 (14.17%) Security Monitoring
7 50 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
8 48 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
9 46 (12.78%) Enterprise Architecture
10 44 (12.22%) Root Cause Analysis
11 43 (11.94%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (11.94%) Security Patching
12 42 (11.67%) Capacity Management
13 41 (11.39%) DevOps
14 37 (10.28%) Problem-Solving
14 37 (10.28%) Service Delivery
15 32 (8.89%) Configuration Management
16 31 (8.61%) TOGAF
17 28 (7.78%) Project Management
18 26 (7.22%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 97 (26.94%) Python
2 69 (19.17%) PowerShell
3 29 (8.06%) Bash Shell
4 23 (6.39%) SQL
5 15 (4.17%) Perl
6 14 (3.89%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.06%) C
8 9 (2.50%) Ruby
9 8 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.94%) PHP
11 6 (1.67%) Java
12 2 (0.56%) C++
12 2 (0.56%) Erlang
12 2 (0.56%) Go
13 1 (0.28%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.28%) VB
13 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 129 (35.83%) Security Cleared
2 73 (20.28%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (18.89%) DV Cleared
4 59 (16.39%) SC Cleared
5 53 (14.72%) CCNP
6 48 (13.33%) Degree
7 46 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (7.78%) CCNA
9 24 (6.67%) MCSE
10 22 (6.11%) TOGAF Certification
11 16 (4.44%) MCSA
11 16 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (3.89%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (2.78%) MCITP
14 9 (2.50%) RHCE
15 5 (1.39%) CCA
15 5 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
15 5 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.11%) MCP
17 3 (0.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (14.44%) SLA
2 5 (1.39%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.28%) GDPR
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 118 (32.78%) Active Directory
2 105 (29.17%) Hyper-V
3 48 (13.33%) Virtual Desktop
4 41 (11.39%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (9.44%) Docker
6 16 (4.44%) KVM
7 14 (3.89%) vSphere
7 14 (3.89%) Xen
7 14 (3.89%) XenApp
8 12 (3.33%) XenDesktop
9 8 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (2.22%) VirtualBox
10 7 (1.94%) Firmware
11 6 (1.67%) VMware Server
12 5 (1.39%) Terminal Services
12 5 (1.39%) XenServer
13 3 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.83%) Postfix
13 3 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 52 (14.44%) Nagios
1 52 (14.44%) SCCM
2 45 (12.50%) Puppet
2 45 (12.50%) vRealize
3 41 (11.39%) Cisco LMS
3 41 (11.39%) Opsview
4 30 (8.33%) Ansible
5 22 (6.11%) SCOM
6 20 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (5.28%) vCenter Server
8 15 (4.17%) Kubernetes
9 10 (2.78%) Galera Cluster
10 8 (2.22%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
10 8 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (2.22%) SCDPM
11 7 (1.94%) Terraform
11 7 (1.94%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.39%) Cacti
12 5 (1.39%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 360 (100.00%) VMware
2 144 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 130 (36.11%) Cisco
4 75 (20.83%) Citrix
5 35 (9.72%) Veeam
6 34 (9.44%) Red Hat
7 30 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 23 (6.39%) HP
9 22 (6.11%) EMC
10 21 (5.83%) Dell
11 18 (5.00%) Oracle
12 13 (3.61%) CheckPoint
13 11 (3.06%) Mitel
14 10 (2.78%) SAP
15 9 (2.50%) NetApp
16 8 (2.22%) Google
17 7 (1.94%) Apple
17 7 (1.94%) Aruba
17 7 (1.94%) Meraki
17 7 (1.94%) Symantec