Period
to 24 January 2019

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 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 68 74
Rank change year-on-year -34 +6 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 287 443 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.90% 4.37% 4.13%
As % of the System Software category 22.56% 28.54% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 242 375 317
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 £28,685 £24,500 £24,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,924 £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 1,272 1,552 1,376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.87% 15.32% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,062 1,226 1,103
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,875 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.32% +11.07% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £55,218 £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 24 January 2019.

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 24 January 2019. 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 -7 117 £50,000 +25.00% 17
Bristol -13 66 £40,000 +6.67% 30
Dorset -29 34 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Gloucestershire -21 30 £45,000 +16.13% 15
Somerset -21 16 £33,500 -20.71% 8
Devon -6 10 £28,575 -12.08% 7
Cornwall +2 4 £31,000 +24.00% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, 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.

1 287 (100.00%) VMware
2 151 (52.61%) Windows
3 121 (42.16%) Linux
4 103 (35.89%) Security Cleared
5 99 (34.49%) Microsoft
6 96 (33.45%) Cisco
7 93 (32.40%) Windows Server
8 84 (29.27%) Active Directory
9 81 (28.22%) Python
10 75 (26.13%) Hyper-V
11 67 (23.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 61 (21.25%) LAN
13 60 (20.91%) WAN
14 58 (20.21%) Cisco Certification
15 56 (19.51%) ITIL
16 52 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
17 50 (17.42%) Data Protection
17 50 (17.42%) Firewall
18 48 (16.72%) DNS
18 48 (16.72%) Amazon AWS
19 47 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
20 45 (15.68%) Service Management
20 45 (15.68%) PowerShell
20 45 (15.68%) Office 365
21 44 (15.33%) Citrix
22 43 (14.98%) DV Cleared
23 42 (14.63%) Hybrid Cloud
24 40 (13.94%) Finance
24 40 (13.94%) SC Cleared
24 40 (13.94%) Virtual Desktop

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 30 (10.45%) MS Exchange
1 30 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (2.79%) Apache
4 7 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.70%) nginx
8 2 (0.70%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.70%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.35%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle 10gAS
Applications
1 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 52 (18.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (16.72%) Amazon AWS
3 45 (15.68%) Office 365
4 9 (3.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.09%) IaaS
7 5 (1.74%) GitHub
8 4 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.39%) Datadog
8 4 (1.39%) G Suite
8 4 (1.39%) SaaS
9 3 (1.05%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (1.05%) Mimecast
9 3 (1.05%) SoftLayer
10 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (21.25%) LAN
2 60 (20.91%) WAN
3 50 (17.42%) Firewall
4 48 (16.72%) DNS
5 38 (13.24%) DHCP
6 31 (10.80%) BGP
6 31 (10.80%) EIGRP
7 28 (9.76%) VSAN
8 26 (9.06%) Cisco IOS
8 26 (9.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (9.06%) SAN
9 25 (8.71%) NX-OS
9 25 (8.71%) Wireshark
10 20 (6.97%) Wireless
11 18 (6.27%) VPN
12 14 (4.88%) Software-Defined Networking
13 13 (4.53%) Network Security
13 13 (4.53%) TCP/IP
13 13 (4.53%) VLAN
14 12 (4.18%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.62%) MySQL
3 11 (3.83%) MariaDB
4 10 (3.48%) Oracle Database
5 7 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (2.44%) CouchDB
6 6 (2.09%) Big Data
7 4 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.70%) Redis
8 2 (0.70%) Riak
9 1 (0.35%) Electronic Patient Records
9 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (8.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (4.53%) Jenkins
3 6 (2.09%) Git (software)
4 5 (1.74%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.39%) Travis CI
6 3 (1.05%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.05%) git-flow
6 3 (1.05%) JIRA
7 2 (0.70%) GitLab
8 1 (0.35%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.35%) Buildbot
8 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.35%) Hudson
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.35%) Selenium
8 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (13.94%) Finance
2 18 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.83%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.48%) Electronics
4 10 (3.48%) Marketing
5 3 (1.05%) Law
6 2 (0.70%) Military
7 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 52 (18.12%) Architect
2 46 (16.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 41 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 29 (10.10%) Network Engineer
5 28 (9.76%) VMware Architect
6 27 (9.41%) Linux Engineer
7 20 (6.97%) Support Engineer
8 17 (5.92%) IT Engineer
9 16 (5.57%) Platform Engineer
10 15 (5.23%) VMware Engineer
11 14 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 13 (4.53%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (4.18%) Administrator
13 12 (4.18%) Cloud Architect
14 11 (3.83%) Lead Architect
14 11 (3.83%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
15 10 (3.48%) Infrastructure Architect
15 10 (3.48%) Project Engineer
15 10 (3.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.14%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.09%) REST
3 5 (1.74%) Ajax
3 5 (1.74%) Web Services
4 4 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (1.39%) JSON
4 4 (1.39%) LAMP
5 3 (1.05%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (1.05%) LDAP
6 2 (0.70%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.70%) React
7 1 (0.35%) Apache NiFi
7 1 (0.35%) CSS
7 1 (0.35%) HTML
7 1 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.63%) Hybrid Cloud
2 33 (11.50%) Data Centre
3 22 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.88%) Blackberry
4 14 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.83%) Clustering
6 8 (2.79%) Replication
6 8 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (2.44%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.44%) Thin Client
8 6 (2.09%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.74%) PKI
9 5 (1.74%) User Experience
10 4 (1.39%) Cybercrime
10 4 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.39%) NHS
11 3 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 151 (52.61%) Windows
2 121 (42.16%) Linux
3 93 (32.40%) Windows Server
4 47 (16.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (10.45%) Unix
5 30 (10.45%) Windows 10
6 25 (8.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (8.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (8.36%) Windows 7
8 21 (7.32%) Ubuntu
9 19 (6.62%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (6.27%) CentOS
11 14 (4.88%) Solaris
12 8 (2.79%) Debian
13 6 (2.09%) Fedora
14 4 (1.39%) AIX
14 4 (1.39%) DC/OS
14 4 (1.39%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (23.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 56 (19.51%) ITIL
3 50 (17.42%) Data Protection
4 45 (15.68%) Service Management
5 40 (13.94%) Security Monitoring
6 37 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (12.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 37 (12.89%) Technical Architecture
7 32 (11.15%) Incident Management
7 32 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
8 28 (9.76%) Configuration Management
8 28 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
8 28 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 26 (9.06%) Capacity Management
9 26 (9.06%) DevOps
10 25 (8.71%) Security Patching
11 23 (8.01%) Service Delivery
12 19 (6.62%) ITIL V3
12 19 (6.62%) Server Management
13 18 (6.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 81 (28.22%) Python
2 45 (15.68%) PowerShell
3 28 (9.76%) SQL
4 25 (8.71%) Bash Shell
5 14 (4.88%) Shell Script
6 11 (3.83%) Perl
7 9 (3.14%) C
8 7 (2.44%) Java
8 7 (2.44%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.74%) Ruby
10 2 (0.70%) C++
10 2 (0.70%) Erlang
11 1 (0.35%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 103 (35.89%) Security Cleared
2 58 (20.21%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (14.98%) DV Cleared
4 40 (13.94%) SC Cleared
5 38 (13.24%) Degree
6 36 (12.54%) CCNP
7 35 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (7.32%) MCSE
9 20 (6.97%) CCNA
10 12 (4.18%) RHCE
11 11 (3.83%) TOGAF Certification
12 10 (3.48%) MCITP
12 10 (3.48%) MCSA
12 10 (3.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (1.74%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (1.05%) MCTS
14 3 (1.05%) Novell Certification
15 2 (0.70%) CCA
15 2 (0.70%) CISSP
15 2 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.50%) SLA
2 4 (1.39%) QA
3 3 (1.05%) GDPR
4 2 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 84 (29.27%) Active Directory
2 75 (26.13%) Hyper-V
3 40 (13.94%) Virtual Desktop
4 34 (11.85%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (11.15%) Docker
6 17 (5.92%) vSphere
7 15 (5.23%) XenApp
8 13 (4.53%) Xen
8 13 (4.53%) XenDesktop
9 12 (4.18%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (4.18%) VirtualBox
10 9 (3.14%) Firmware
11 8 (2.79%) VMware NSX
12 7 (2.44%) KVM
13 6 (2.09%) Postfix
13 6 (2.09%) vCloud
14 5 (1.74%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.74%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 3 (1.05%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 37 (12.89%) vRealize
2 36 (12.54%) SCCM
3 34 (11.85%) Ansible
3 34 (11.85%) Puppet
4 33 (11.50%) Nagios
5 27 (9.41%) vCenter Server
6 25 (8.71%) Cisco LMS
6 25 (8.71%) Opsview
7 20 (6.97%) Kubernetes
8 12 (4.18%) Docker Swarm
8 12 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (3.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 11 (3.83%) SCDPM
9 11 (3.83%) SCOM
10 9 (3.14%) Galera Cluster
10 9 (3.14%) Terraform
11 6 (2.09%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (2.09%) OpenNMS
11 6 (2.09%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.74%) Netcool
Vendors
1 287 (100.00%) VMware
2 99 (34.49%) Microsoft
3 96 (33.45%) Cisco
4 44 (15.33%) Citrix
5 33 (11.50%) Veeam
6 27 (9.41%) Red Hat
7 23 (8.01%) Oracle
8 21 (7.32%) SolarWinds
9 15 (5.23%) HP
10 14 (4.88%) Dell
11 11 (3.83%) Meraki
11 11 (3.83%) SAP
12 10 (3.48%) EMC
12 10 (3.48%) Fortinet
13 9 (3.14%) Google
14 8 (2.79%) NetApp
15 7 (2.44%) CheckPoint
15 7 (2.44%) Symantec
16 6 (2.09%) Infoblox
16 6 (2.09%) Veritas