Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 73 60
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 435 439 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.32% 4.18% 4.52%
As % of the System Software category 28.30% 31.74% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 371 323 488
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,550 £23,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £69,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,537 1,383 1,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.25% 13.17% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,217 1,107 1,264
South West median annual salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.86% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £55,436 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +31 117 £40,000 - 14
Bristol +25 95 £37,500 +7.67% 19
Gloucestershire -17 72 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Dorset +10 67 £40,000 +40.35% 16
Somerset +2 52 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Cornwall -29 25 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Devon -17 7 £33,750 +17.39% 9
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 435 (100.00%) VMware
2 276 (63.45%) Windows
3 213 (48.97%) Active Directory
4 211 (48.51%) Microsoft
5 197 (45.29%) Windows Server
6 129 (29.66%) Cisco
7 119 (27.36%) Security Cleared
8 118 (27.13%) Firewall
9 116 (26.67%) ITIL
10 112 (25.75%) Hyper-V
11 111 (25.52%) Linux
12 110 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 105 (24.14%) Service Management
14 103 (23.68%) DV Cleared
15 99 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
16 95 (21.84%) Office 365
17 86 (19.77%) Cisco Certification
18 84 (19.31%) WAN
19 83 (19.08%) DNS
19 83 (19.08%) Windows Server 2012
20 80 (18.39%) Citrix
21 79 (18.16%) LAN
22 78 (17.93%) MS Exchange
23 75 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
24 71 (16.32%) SC Cleared
24 71 (16.32%) DHCP
25 66 (15.17%) SLA
26 64 (14.71%) Windows 7
26 64 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
27 62 (14.25%) Incident Management

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 78 (17.93%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (4.37%) Skype for Business
5 16 (3.68%) Apache
5 16 (3.68%) OpenStack
6 15 (3.45%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.53%) IIS
7 11 (2.53%) SharePoint
8 8 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.38%) nginx
10 4 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.69%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.69%) Confluence
11 3 (0.69%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.46%) JBoss
12 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 38 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 110 (25.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (21.84%) Office 365
3 75 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (4.14%) IaaS
5 17 (3.91%) Amazon S3
6 12 (2.76%) PaaS
7 6 (1.38%) SaaS
8 5 (1.15%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (1.15%) SoftLayer
9 4 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.23%) GitHub
10 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 118 (27.13%) Firewall
2 84 (19.31%) WAN
3 83 (19.08%) DNS
4 79 (18.16%) LAN
5 71 (16.32%) DHCP
6 59 (13.56%) SAN
7 57 (13.10%) VoIP
8 53 (12.18%) VPN
9 52 (11.95%) TCP/IP
10 46 (10.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 46 (10.57%) NX-OS
11 44 (10.11%) VLAN
12 31 (7.13%) Wireless
13 28 (6.44%) BGP
14 26 (5.98%) Wireshark
15 25 (5.75%) Cisco IOS
15 25 (5.75%) EIGRP
16 19 (4.37%) Skype
17 18 (4.14%) SSL
18 16 (3.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 17 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (3.45%) MySQL
5 15 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.53%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.07%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.61%) MariaDB
9 6 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.38%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.15%) Redis
11 4 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.69%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.46%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (0.46%) Riak
13 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (10.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 22 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.14%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.30%) GoCD
5 8 (1.84%) JIRA
6 7 (1.61%) Artifactory
6 7 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.15%) Bitbucket
7 5 (1.15%) InstallShield
7 5 (1.15%) Maven
7 5 (1.15%) MSI
7 5 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.15%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.92%) Ant
8 4 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (0.69%) Gradle
9 3 (0.69%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.69%) RSpec
9 3 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.46%) Travis CI
General
1 34 (7.82%) Finance
2 16 (3.68%) Advertising
3 9 (2.07%) Retail
4 8 (1.84%) Games
4 8 (1.84%) Legal
5 5 (1.15%) Military
6 4 (0.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.46%) Back Office
7 2 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.23%) Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Law
8 1 (0.23%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (12.64%) Support Engineer
2 54 (12.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 54 (12.41%) Network Engineer
3 50 (11.49%) IT Support
4 39 (8.97%) Linux Engineer
5 38 (8.74%) Analyst
5 38 (8.74%) IT Engineer
6 29 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 29 (6.67%) Support Analyst
7 28 (6.44%) Infrastructure Support
8 25 (5.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 25 (5.75%) Administrator
9 24 (5.52%) Architect
9 24 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
9 24 (5.52%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (5.29%) IT Support Engineer
11 21 (4.83%) Desktop Support
12 20 (4.60%) Support Technician
13 18 (4.14%) Desktop Analyst
13 18 (4.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.60%) Web Services
2 11 (2.53%) .NET
3 10 (2.30%) Middleware
4 8 (1.84%) HTML
4 8 (1.84%) HTML5
5 7 (1.61%) LDAP
6 6 (1.38%) JSON
7 4 (0.92%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.92%) Velocity
7 4 (0.92%) XML
8 3 (0.69%) Java EE
9 2 (0.46%) EDI
9 2 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.46%) jQuery
9 2 (0.46%) MDX
9 2 (0.46%) REST
9 2 (0.46%) SOAP
9 2 (0.46%) Spring
9 2 (0.46%) WCF
9 2 (0.46%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.67%) User Experience
2 25 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 24 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.60%) Data Centre
5 19 (4.37%) Derivative
6 15 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.99%) Replication
8 9 (2.07%) Driving Licence
8 9 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.84%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.61%) Life Science
11 5 (1.15%) Clustering
11 5 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.15%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (0.92%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.92%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.92%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.92%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 276 (63.45%) Windows
2 197 (45.29%) Windows Server
3 111 (25.52%) Linux
4 99 (22.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 83 (19.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (14.71%) Windows 7
7 56 (12.87%) Windows 10
8 52 (11.95%) Unix
9 39 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (8.74%) Windows 8
11 35 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
12 34 (7.82%) CentOS
13 19 (4.37%) Mac OS X
14 16 (3.68%) Oracle Linux
15 9 (2.07%) Windows XP
16 8 (1.84%) Android
16 8 (1.84%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (1.61%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.69%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (26.67%) ITIL
2 105 (24.14%) Service Management
3 64 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (14.25%) Incident Management
5 56 (12.87%) Capacity Management
6 49 (11.26%) Network Monitoring
6 49 (11.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 46 (10.57%) Security Patching
8 41 (9.43%) Configuration Management
8 41 (9.43%) Service Delivery
9 38 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 34 (7.82%) DevOps
11 29 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
12 28 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
12 28 (6.44%) Migration
13 26 (5.98%) ITSM
14 25 (5.75%) Presales
14 25 (5.75%) TOGAF
15 24 (5.52%) Coaching
15 24 (5.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 39 (8.97%) SQL
2 38 (8.74%) Python
3 23 (5.29%) PowerShell
4 18 (4.14%) Java
5 16 (3.68%) C
5 16 (3.68%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.07%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.84%) Ruby
8 6 (1.38%) C#
9 5 (1.15%) VB
9 5 (1.15%) VBScript
10 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.92%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.69%) Perl
12 2 (0.46%) PHP
13 1 (0.23%) C++
13 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 119 (27.36%) Security Cleared
2 103 (23.68%) DV Cleared
3 86 (19.77%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (16.32%) SC Cleared
5 57 (13.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 52 (11.95%) Degree
7 49 (11.26%) CCNP
8 48 (11.03%) CCNA
9 22 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (4.83%) MCSE
11 17 (3.91%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (3.68%) RHCE
12 16 (3.68%) RHCSA
13 13 (2.99%) CCA
14 11 (2.53%) MCITP
15 9 (2.07%) VCP5
16 7 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.61%) MCP
17 6 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 5 (1.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (15.17%) SLA
2 15 (3.45%) QA
3 13 (2.99%) PCI DSS
4 11 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.69%) COBIT
5 3 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.46%) PMO
7 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 213 (48.97%) Active Directory
2 112 (25.75%) Hyper-V
3 50 (11.49%) VMware ESXi
4 37 (8.51%) Virtual Machines
5 29 (6.67%) vSphere
6 26 (5.98%) Docker
7 19 (4.37%) NFS
8 17 (3.91%) Samba
9 15 (3.45%) Terminal Services
10 10 (2.30%) VMware Workstation
11 9 (2.07%) Firmware
11 9 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (2.07%) XenApp
12 8 (1.84%) VirtualBox
13 6 (1.38%) LXC
13 6 (1.38%) VMware Server
14 5 (1.15%) KVM
14 5 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.15%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 57 (13.10%) Nagios
2 46 (10.57%) Cisco LMS
2 46 (10.57%) Opsview
3 40 (9.20%) Puppet
4 23 (5.29%) Cisco Prime
5 20 (4.60%) SCCM
6 17 (3.91%) vCenter Server
7 16 (3.68%) Kubernetes
8 14 (3.22%) WSUS
9 12 (2.76%) Ansible
9 12 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
10 9 (2.07%) Backup Exec
10 9 (2.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 9 (2.07%) SCDPM
10 9 (2.07%) Terraform
11 7 (1.61%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.15%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (0.69%) Cacti
14 3 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 435 (100.00%) VMware
2 211 (48.51%) Microsoft
3 129 (29.66%) Cisco
4 80 (18.39%) Citrix
5 50 (11.49%) HP
6 45 (10.34%) Red Hat
7 34 (7.82%) Oracle
8 26 (5.98%) Apple
9 23 (5.29%) Dell
10 18 (4.14%) EMC
11 17 (3.91%) Veeam
12 16 (3.68%) Scality
13 11 (2.53%) Google
14 10 (2.30%) DataCore
15 9 (2.07%) 3PAR
16 8 (1.84%) Ivanti
16 8 (1.84%) Sophos
17 7 (1.61%) Juniper
17 7 (1.61%) ServiceNow
17 7 (1.61%) SolarWinds