Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South West
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 97 77 69
Rank change year-on-year -20 -8 +18
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 233 136 417
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 3.14% 4.16% 4.31%
As % of the System Software category 17.76% 19.68% 21.87%
Number of salaries quoted 113 109 357
10th Percentile £25,550 £29,526 £27,500
25th Percentile £30,500 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £76,750 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%

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 1,312 691 1,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.66% 21.12% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 893 565 1,623
10th Percentile £24,000 £28,750 £24,500
25th Percentile £30,000 £33,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £43,156
Median % change year-on-year - +4.27% +1.54%
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £56,628 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.96% +10.00% -

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 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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
Gloucestershire +21 105 £60,000 +44.58% 7
Bristol -67 64 £46,000 +8.24% 16
Wiltshire -20 19 £48,250 +10.92% 15
Somerset -11 18 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Devon -3 9 £31,000 -22.50% 6
Cornwall -19 8 £32,250 -16.23% 1
Dorset -35 7 £31,000 -12.87% 13
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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.

1 233 (100.00%) VMware
2 144 (61.80%) Windows
2 144 (61.80%) Azure
3 122 (52.36%) Microsoft
4 95 (40.77%) Linux
5 91 (39.06%) Active Directory
6 83 (35.62%) Windows Server
7 75 (32.19%) AWS
8 71 (30.47%) DevOps
9 70 (30.04%) ITIL
10 69 (29.61%) PowerShell
11 68 (29.18%) Security Cleared
12 65 (27.90%) Microsoft 365
13 59 (25.32%) Python
13 59 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (24.89%) Bash Shell
15 56 (24.03%) Ansible
16 55 (23.61%) Puppet
17 53 (22.75%) Docker
17 53 (22.75%) Firewall
18 51 (21.89%) Hyper-V
19 48 (20.60%) DNS
20 44 (18.88%) Mentoring
21 43 (18.45%) Citrix
22 42 (18.03%) Scrum
22 42 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 41 (17.60%) DHCP
24 39 (16.74%) SAN
25 38 (16.31%) Finance
25 38 (16.31%) Windows Server 2016

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 34 (14.59%) Confluence
2 15 (6.44%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.00%) IIS
4 7 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.00%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.29%) Apache
6 3 (1.29%) nginx
7 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (12.02%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 144 (61.80%) Azure
2 75 (32.19%) AWS
3 65 (27.90%) Microsoft 365
4 28 (12.02%) IaaS
5 23 (9.87%) OpenShift
6 20 (8.58%) SaaS
7 19 (8.15%) PaaS
8 13 (5.58%) GCP
9 8 (3.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (3.00%) Serverless
11 4 (1.72%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (1.29%) Azure Data Factory
12 3 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (1.29%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.86%) Azure Sentinel
13 2 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.43%) Azure Stack
14 1 (0.43%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (22.75%) Firewall
2 48 (20.60%) DNS
3 41 (17.60%) DHCP
4 39 (16.74%) SAN
5 33 (14.16%) VPN
6 30 (12.88%) VLAN
7 28 (12.02%) TCP/IP
8 25 (10.73%) IPv4
8 25 (10.73%) OSPF
9 20 (8.58%) WAN
10 18 (7.73%) LAN
11 15 (6.44%) Wireless
12 8 (3.43%) Wireshark
13 7 (3.00%) Internet
13 7 (3.00%) MPLS
13 7 (3.00%) Skype
13 7 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (2.15%) BGP
14 5 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (2.15%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.58%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (1.72%) Big Data
5 3 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.29%) Power BI
5 3 (1.29%) Power Query
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (14.59%) JIRA
2 32 (13.73%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.87%) Subversion
4 8 (3.43%) IDA Disassembler
5 4 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.29%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.86%) DbUnit
7 2 (0.86%) jMock
7 2 (0.86%) JUnit
7 2 (0.86%) Maven
7 2 (0.86%) Mockito
8 1 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 38 (16.31%) Finance
2 33 (14.16%) Social Skills
3 19 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (4.72%) Retail
5 9 (3.86%) Public Sector
6 7 (3.00%) Aerospace
6 7 (3.00%) Organisational Skills
6 7 (3.00%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (2.15%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (2.15%) Games
7 5 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.86%) Electronics
9 2 (0.86%) Marketing
10 1 (0.43%) Legal
10 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (17.17%) Linux Engineer
2 39 (16.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (15.02%) Architect
4 24 (10.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (10.30%) IT Support
5 23 (9.87%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (9.01%) Support Engineer
7 20 (8.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 20 (8.58%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 18 (7.73%) VMware Engineer
9 17 (7.30%) Cloud Architect
9 17 (7.30%) IT Technician
10 15 (6.44%) IT Engineer
11 14 (6.01%) Support Technician
12 13 (5.58%) IT Support Technician
13 12 (5.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 11 (4.72%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 10 (4.29%) Principal Architect
15 10 (4.29%) Principal Solutions Architect
15 10 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.02%) Web Services
2 6 (2.58%) Java EE
3 4 (1.72%) .NET
3 4 (1.72%) JSON
3 4 (1.72%) LAMP
3 4 (1.72%) WAMP
4 2 (0.86%) Apache Camel
4 2 (0.86%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (0.86%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.86%) J2EE
4 2 (0.86%) PowerMock
4 2 (0.86%) REST
4 2 (0.86%) RESTful
4 2 (0.86%) SailPoint
4 2 (0.86%) SOAP
4 2 (0.86%) Spring
4 2 (0.86%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.43%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.88%) Public Cloud
2 29 (12.45%) Data Centre
2 29 (12.45%) Hybrid Cloud
3 21 (9.01%) Driving Licence
4 9 (3.86%) Clustering
4 9 (3.86%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.43%) Embedded Systems
5 8 (3.43%) Wiki
6 7 (3.00%) Replication
7 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.58%) User Experience
7 6 (2.58%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.15%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.15%) Smartphone
8 5 (2.15%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.72%) HP Storage
9 4 (1.72%) PMI
10 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 144 (61.80%) Windows
2 95 (40.77%) Linux
3 83 (35.62%) Windows Server
4 38 (16.31%) Windows Server 2016
5 32 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (11.16%) Windows 10
6 26 (11.16%) Windows Server 2019
7 23 (9.87%) Unix
8 21 (9.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (5.15%) Ubuntu
9 12 (5.15%) Windows 7
10 11 (4.72%) CentOS
11 10 (4.29%) Android
11 10 (4.29%) Windows 8
12 8 (3.43%) Apple iOS
13 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.86%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.47%) DevOps
2 70 (30.04%) ITIL
3 59 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (18.88%) Mentoring
5 42 (18.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 42 (18.03%) Scrum
6 37 (15.88%) Service Management
7 34 (14.59%) Infrastructure as Code
8 30 (12.88%) Cyber Intelligence
8 30 (12.88%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (12.88%) Task Automation
9 25 (10.73%) Data Science
9 25 (10.73%) DevSecOps
9 25 (10.73%) Machine Learning
9 25 (10.73%) Project Management
9 25 (10.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 25 (10.73%) SDLC
9 25 (10.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 25 (10.73%) Software Testing
10 17 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 69 (29.61%) PowerShell
2 59 (25.32%) Python
3 58 (24.89%) Bash Shell
4 29 (12.45%) Java
5 18 (7.73%) SQL
6 12 (5.15%) C++
7 11 (4.72%) C
8 9 (3.86%) C#
9 5 (2.15%) VB
9 5 (2.15%) VBScript
10 4 (1.72%) JavaScript
11 3 (1.29%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (1.29%) Go
11 3 (1.29%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.86%) Perl
12 2 (0.86%) PHP
13 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (29.18%) Security Cleared
2 32 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (10.73%) SC Cleared
4 17 (7.30%) DV Cleared
4 17 (7.30%) MCSA
5 16 (6.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (6.44%) Degree
7 14 (6.01%) MCSE
8 13 (5.58%) ITIL Certification
9 12 (5.15%) AWS Certification
10 10 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (4.29%) GIAC
10 10 (4.29%) RHCE
11 8 (3.43%) CCNP
12 6 (2.58%) CCA
12 6 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
12 6 (2.58%) VCAP
12 6 (2.58%) VCDX
13 5 (2.15%) RHCSA
14 4 (1.72%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.01%) SLA
2 11 (4.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.86%) QA
6 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 91 (39.06%) Active Directory
2 53 (22.75%) Docker
3 51 (21.89%) Hyper-V
4 35 (15.02%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (10.73%) vSphere
6 14 (6.01%) XenApp
7 13 (5.58%) VMware NSX
8 11 (4.72%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (4.72%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (4.72%) XenDesktop
9 8 (3.43%) VirtualBox
10 6 (2.58%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (2.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.72%) KVM
13 3 (1.29%) Xen
14 2 (0.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 1 (0.43%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (24.03%) Ansible
2 55 (23.61%) Puppet
3 28 (12.02%) Kubernetes
4 17 (7.30%) vCenter Server
5 15 (6.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 15 (6.44%) Terraform
6 10 (4.29%) SCCM
7 8 (3.43%) vRealize
8 5 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.86%) Kibana
9 2 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.86%) Nagios
9 2 (0.86%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 2 (0.86%) WSUS
10 1 (0.43%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.43%) Mesos
10 1 (0.43%) Opsview
10 1 (0.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 233 (100.00%) VMware
2 122 (52.36%) Microsoft
3 43 (18.45%) Citrix
4 36 (15.45%) Red Hat
5 27 (11.59%) Veeam
6 18 (7.73%) Cisco
7 17 (7.30%) Oracle
8 16 (6.87%) NetApp
9 15 (6.44%) Google
10 12 (5.15%) Dell
11 11 (4.72%) IBM
12 7 (3.00%) SAP
12 7 (3.00%) SolarWinds
12 7 (3.00%) Sophos
13 6 (2.58%) EMC
13 6 (2.58%) HP
14 4 (1.72%) FalconStor
14 4 (1.72%) Meraki
14 4 (1.72%) Splunk
15 3 (1.29%) Aruba