Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 103 64
Rank change year-on-year +35 -39 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 444 316 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.17% 3.11% 4.77%
As % of the System Software category 27.66% 25.22% 36.23%
Number of salaries quoted 339 255 493
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.11% -2.67%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,650 £23,000
90th Percentile £50,250 £52,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 1,605 1,253 1,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.06% 12.33% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,211 1,012 1,304
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +30 104 £40,000 - 13
Bristol +19 99 £37,500 +2.74% 21
Dorset +11 77 £40,000 +40.35% 18
Somerset +45 59 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Gloucestershire -9 38 £35,000 -11.50% 7
Cornwall -16 36 £35,000 +42.86% 3
Devon +5 31 £39,235 +36.47% 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 444 (100.00%) VMware
2 274 (61.71%) Windows
3 186 (41.89%) Microsoft
4 182 (40.99%) Windows Server
5 165 (37.16%) Active Directory
6 139 (31.31%) Linux
7 137 (30.86%) ITIL
8 136 (30.63%) Microsoft Azure
9 135 (30.41%) Cisco
10 133 (29.95%) Service Management
11 124 (27.93%) Hyper-V
12 97 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
13 94 (21.17%) Office 365
14 93 (20.95%) Amazon AWS
15 91 (20.50%) WAN
16 90 (20.27%) Security Cleared
17 87 (19.59%) SLA
18 84 (18.92%) LAN
19 82 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
19 82 (18.47%) Incident Management
20 77 (17.34%) Citrix
21 76 (17.12%) Windows Server 2012
22 75 (16.89%) DV Cleared
22 75 (16.89%) Nagios
23 74 (16.67%) Firewall
24 71 (15.99%) Puppet
25 69 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
26 68 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
26 68 (15.32%) VoIP
26 68 (15.32%) DevOps

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 65 (14.64%) MS Exchange
2 39 (8.78%) OpenStack
3 38 (8.56%) Apache
4 26 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (4.95%) Skype for Business
7 20 (4.50%) nginx
7 20 (4.50%) Tomcat
8 17 (3.83%) Apache Solr
9 14 (3.15%) SharePoint
10 12 (2.70%) IIS
11 7 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.68%) JBoss
14 2 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
15 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
15 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
15 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (7.43%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 136 (30.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 94 (21.17%) Office 365
3 93 (20.95%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (8.11%) IaaS
5 23 (5.18%) SaaS
6 20 (4.50%) PaaS
7 18 (4.05%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.68%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.23%) G Suite
13 1 (0.23%) GitHub
13 1 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 91 (20.50%) WAN
2 84 (18.92%) LAN
3 74 (16.67%) Firewall
4 68 (15.32%) VoIP
5 53 (11.94%) DNS
6 48 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 48 (10.81%) NX-OS
7 47 (10.59%) SAN
8 35 (7.88%) VPN
9 31 (6.98%) DHCP
10 30 (6.76%) BGP
11 29 (6.53%) EIGRP
12 28 (6.31%) TCP/IP
13 25 (5.63%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (5.41%) Wireshark
15 23 (5.18%) MPLS
16 18 (4.05%) Wireless
17 17 (3.83%) VLAN
18 15 (3.38%) Skype
19 13 (2.93%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.91%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.98%) MySQL
3 26 (5.86%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (3.83%) Redis
5 15 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (3.15%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.45%) Big Data
9 2 (0.45%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.23%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 53 (11.94%) Jenkins
2 48 (10.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 36 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 22 (4.95%) GoCD
5 15 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (1.58%) Artifactory
6 7 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.58%) Vagrant
7 6 (1.35%) JIRA
8 5 (1.13%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.13%) InstallShield
8 5 (1.13%) Maven
8 5 (1.13%) MSI
9 4 (0.90%) Ant
9 4 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.90%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.90%) Visual Studio
10 3 (0.68%) Gradle
10 3 (0.68%) RSpec
10 3 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 30 (6.76%) Finance
2 24 (5.41%) Retail
3 9 (2.03%) Marketing
4 7 (1.58%) Games
5 6 (1.35%) Back Office
6 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.13%) Military
7 4 (0.90%) Electronics
7 4 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.68%) Banking
8 3 (0.68%) Legal
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Billing
9 1 (0.23%) German Language
9 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 57 (12.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 54 (12.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 53 (11.94%) Support Engineer
4 50 (11.26%) Network Engineer
5 45 (10.14%) IT Support
6 40 (9.01%) Linux Engineer
7 36 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support
8 29 (6.53%) Analyst
9 28 (6.31%) IT Engineer
10 26 (5.86%) Administrator
11 25 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support
12 23 (5.18%) Systems Administrator
13 22 (4.95%) Architect
14 21 (4.73%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 21 (4.73%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 19 (4.28%) IT Support Engineer
15 19 (4.28%) Operations Engineer
15 19 (4.28%) Support Technician
16 18 (4.05%) E-Commerce Engineer
16 18 (4.05%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.86%) Middleware
1 26 (5.86%) Web Services
2 10 (2.25%) .NET
3 4 (0.90%) AngularJS
3 4 (0.90%) JSON
3 4 (0.90%) LDAP
3 4 (0.90%) WCF
3 4 (0.90%) XML
4 3 (0.68%) HTML
4 3 (0.68%) HTML5
5 2 (0.45%) EDI
5 2 (0.45%) EDIFACT
5 2 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.45%) jQuery
5 2 (0.45%) Node.js
5 2 (0.45%) Spring
5 2 (0.45%) Velocity
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.23%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 47 (10.59%) Data Centre
2 36 (8.11%) User Experience
3 33 (7.43%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.50%) Clustering
4 20 (4.50%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.60%) Driving Licence
6 16 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (3.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 13 (2.93%) Greenfield Project
9 11 (2.48%) Derivative
9 11 (2.48%) NHS
10 7 (1.58%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.13%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.13%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.90%) CCTV
12 4 (0.90%) Replication
12 4 (0.90%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.68%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 274 (61.71%) Windows
2 182 (40.99%) Windows Server
3 139 (31.31%) Linux
4 82 (18.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 76 (17.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (9.46%) Unix
7 40 (9.01%) Windows 7
8 38 (8.56%) Windows 10
9 36 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 35 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (5.41%) CentOS
12 20 (4.50%) Windows 8
13 11 (2.48%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (2.03%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.90%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.68%) Nucleus RTOS
17 2 (0.45%) Ubuntu
17 2 (0.45%) VMS
18 1 (0.23%) Android
18 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (30.86%) ITIL
2 133 (29.95%) Service Management
3 97 (21.85%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (18.47%) Incident Management
5 68 (15.32%) DevOps
6 65 (14.64%) Configuration Management
7 61 (13.74%) Service Delivery
8 58 (13.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 56 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
10 55 (12.39%) Network Monitoring
11 53 (11.94%) Capacity Management
12 48 (10.81%) Security Patching
13 42 (9.46%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (7.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 32 (7.21%) ITSM
14 32 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (6.98%) Migration
16 29 (6.53%) Decision-Making
16 29 (6.53%) Project Management
17 25 (5.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 46 (10.36%) PowerShell
2 39 (8.78%) Python
3 25 (5.63%) SQL
4 16 (3.60%) C
5 12 (2.70%) Ruby
5 12 (2.70%) Shell Script
6 10 (2.25%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.80%) C#
7 8 (1.80%) Java
8 7 (1.58%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.13%) VB
9 5 (1.13%) VBScript
10 4 (0.90%) Perl
11 3 (0.68%) PHP
12 1 (0.23%) C++
12 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 90 (20.27%) Security Cleared
2 75 (16.89%) DV Cleared
3 69 (15.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (10.81%) SC Cleared
6 46 (10.36%) Degree
7 42 (9.46%) CCNP
8 39 (8.78%) CCNA
9 28 (6.31%) MCSE
10 22 (4.95%) MCITP
11 14 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (2.93%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (2.48%) RHCE
13 11 (2.48%) RHCSA
14 10 (2.25%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (2.25%) MCSA
15 9 (2.03%) VCP5
16 8 (1.80%) CCA
17 7 (1.58%) DBS Check
18 5 (1.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (19.59%) SLA
2 9 (2.03%) QA
3 6 (1.35%) PMO
4 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.23%) COBIT
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 165 (37.16%) Active Directory
2 124 (27.93%) Hyper-V
3 39 (8.78%) Docker
4 26 (5.86%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (5.41%) vSphere
6 20 (4.50%) KVM
6 20 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
7 19 (4.28%) XenApp
8 17 (3.83%) Terminal Services
9 14 (3.15%) NFS
10 12 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
11 11 (2.48%) Samba
12 10 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (2.03%) VMware Server
14 6 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (1.13%) VirtualBox
15 5 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (1.13%) XenDesktop
16 4 (0.90%) LXC
Systems Management
1 75 (16.89%) Nagios
2 71 (15.99%) Puppet
3 50 (11.26%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (10.81%) Cisco LMS
4 48 (10.81%) Opsview
5 36 (8.11%) Ansible
6 35 (7.88%) Terraform
7 31 (6.98%) Kubernetes
8 29 (6.53%) Cisco Prime
9 24 (5.41%) Kibana
10 17 (3.83%) SCCM
11 8 (1.80%) Backup Exec
11 8 (1.80%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.80%) WSUS
12 7 (1.58%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (1.13%) SolarWinds Orion
14 4 (0.90%) Endace
14 4 (0.90%) SCOM
15 3 (0.68%) Packer
15 3 (0.68%) vRealize
Vendors
1 444 (100.00%) VMware
2 186 (41.89%) Microsoft
3 135 (30.41%) Cisco
4 77 (17.34%) Citrix
5 63 (14.19%) HP
6 47 (10.59%) Red Hat
7 31 (6.98%) EMC
8 23 (5.18%) Dell
9 21 (4.73%) Oracle
10 20 (4.50%) Veeam
11 18 (4.05%) Google
12 15 (3.38%) Juniper
13 14 (3.15%) SolarWinds
14 13 (2.93%) Apple
15 12 (2.70%) 3PAR
15 12 (2.70%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.70%) DataCore
16 11 (2.48%) Scality
16 11 (2.48%) ServiceNow
17 10 (2.25%) NetApp