Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 81 56
Rank change year-on-year +4 -25 -7
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 394 389 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.82% 3.82% 4.95%
As % of the System Software category 28.02% 29.99% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 329 352 418
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +19.40% -12.99%
10th Percentile £28,000 £22,163 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,250 £52,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +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 1,406 1,297 1,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.65% 12.75% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,142 1,114 1,117
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,325 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +11 134 £45,000 - 24
Bristol -12 77 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Somerset +44 64 £39,000 +14.71% 9
Dorset -2 57 £37,500 - 19
Gloucestershire -38 25 £42,500 - 9
Cornwall +7 22 £35,000 +55.56% 3
Devon +19 15 £28,650 -18.14% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 394 (100.00%) VMware
2 237 (60.15%) Windows
3 167 (42.39%) Microsoft
4 158 (40.10%) Linux
4 158 (40.10%) Windows Server
5 154 (39.09%) Cisco
6 142 (36.04%) Active Directory
7 119 (30.20%) Security Cleared
8 116 (29.44%) Hyper-V
9 103 (26.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 98 (24.87%) Service Management
11 95 (24.11%) Citrix
11 95 (24.11%) LAN
11 95 (24.11%) Amazon AWS
12 92 (23.35%) WAN
13 90 (22.84%) Python
14 89 (22.59%) ITIL
15 83 (21.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 81 (20.56%) MS Exchange
16 81 (20.56%) PowerShell
17 78 (19.80%) Cisco Certification
18 75 (19.04%) Windows Server 2012
19 70 (17.77%) DV Cleared
20 67 (17.01%) Incident Management
21 66 (16.75%) SC Cleared
22 65 (16.50%) Office 365
22 65 (16.50%) SLA
22 65 (16.50%) Firewall
23 63 (15.99%) Data Centre
24 59 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification

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 81 (20.56%) MS Exchange
2 40 (10.15%) SharePoint
3 30 (7.61%) Apache
4 28 (7.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (6.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 18 (4.57%) Tomcat
7 17 (4.31%) OpenStack
8 15 (3.81%) IIS
9 12 (3.05%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (2.54%) Skype for Business
11 8 (2.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (1.27%) nginx
13 2 (0.51%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.51%) CloudStack
13 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.51%) JBoss
13 2 (0.51%) Site Server
14 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (6.35%) Microsoft Project
2 15 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 103 (26.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 95 (24.11%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (16.50%) Office 365
4 16 (4.06%) IaaS
5 14 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (3.05%) SaaS
7 10 (2.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (2.54%) Amazon S3
7 10 (2.54%) PaaS
8 4 (1.02%) G Suite
8 4 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.76%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.51%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 95 (24.11%) LAN
2 92 (23.35%) WAN
3 65 (16.50%) Firewall
4 57 (14.47%) DNS
5 48 (12.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 47 (11.93%) NX-OS
6 47 (11.93%) SAN
7 44 (11.17%) TCP/IP
8 42 (10.66%) BGP
9 41 (10.41%) EIGRP
10 39 (9.90%) Cisco IOS
10 39 (9.90%) Wireshark
11 33 (8.38%) DHCP
12 28 (7.11%) Intrusion Detection
13 26 (6.60%) Software-Defined Networking
13 26 (6.60%) Unified Communications
14 25 (6.35%) Wireless
15 23 (5.84%) VoIP
16 17 (4.31%) WLAN
17 16 (4.06%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.11%) MySQL
2 26 (6.60%) SQL Server
3 12 (3.05%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (2.28%) MariaDB
5 8 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.02%) Big Data
8 3 (0.76%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.76%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.51%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.51%) Redis
10 1 (0.25%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.25%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 48 (12.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 33 (8.38%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (3.81%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.79%) JIRA
6 5 (1.27%) Bugzilla
6 5 (1.27%) Buildbot
6 5 (1.27%) Chocolatey
6 5 (1.27%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.27%) Trac
6 5 (1.27%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.76%) Subversion
8 2 (0.51%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.51%) GoCD
9 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.25%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.25%) Hudson
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.25%) Selenium
9 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 40 (10.15%) Finance
2 19 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.57%) Retail
4 8 (2.03%) Electronics
4 8 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.03%) Marketing
5 6 (1.52%) Law
6 4 (1.02%) Games
6 4 (1.02%) Military
7 2 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 60 (15.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 55 (13.96%) Architect
3 49 (12.44%) Network Engineer
4 35 (8.88%) Linux Engineer
4 35 (8.88%) Solutions Architect
5 32 (8.12%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (7.87%) Support Engineer
7 25 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support
7 25 (6.35%) IT Engineer
8 22 (5.58%) Administrator
9 21 (5.33%) Lead Architect
9 21 (5.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
10 18 (4.57%) Analyst
10 18 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (4.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 17 (4.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 16 (4.06%) Consultant
12 16 (4.06%) E-Commerce Engineer
12 16 (4.06%) IT Support
12 16 (4.06%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.28%) JSON
2 8 (2.03%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.52%) Middleware
4 5 (1.27%) RESTful
4 5 (1.27%) Web Services
5 3 (0.76%) Node.js
5 3 (0.76%) WebSockets
5 3 (0.76%) WSGI
6 2 (0.51%) CSS
6 2 (0.51%) Django
6 2 (0.51%) HTML
6 2 (0.51%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (0.51%) SOAP
7 1 (0.25%) .NET
7 1 (0.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.25%) CGI
7 1 (0.25%) COM
7 1 (0.25%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 63 (15.99%) Data Centre
2 37 (9.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 30 (7.61%) Clustering
4 25 (6.35%) Blackberry
4 25 (6.35%) Driving Licence
5 18 (4.57%) NHS
6 17 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (3.81%) Management Information System
8 12 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.54%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.54%) Public Cloud
9 10 (2.54%) Thin Client
9 10 (2.54%) User Experience
10 9 (2.28%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (2.03%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (1.52%) EMC VNX
14 5 (1.27%) PKI
15 4 (1.02%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 237 (60.15%) Windows
2 158 (40.10%) Linux
2 158 (40.10%) Windows Server
3 75 (19.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (14.97%) Windows 10
5 58 (14.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 49 (12.44%) Windows 7
7 34 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (5.33%) CentOS
9 20 (5.08%) Unix
10 16 (4.06%) Ubuntu
11 11 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (2.03%) Debian
13 5 (1.27%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.02%) Android
14 4 (1.02%) Solaris
14 4 (1.02%) Windows 8
15 3 (0.76%) Fedora
16 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (24.87%) Service Management
2 89 (22.59%) ITIL
3 83 (21.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 67 (17.01%) Incident Management
5 56 (14.21%) DevOps
5 56 (14.21%) Network Monitoring
6 50 (12.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 49 (12.44%) Security Patching
8 48 (12.18%) Agile Software Development
9 47 (11.93%) Capacity Management
10 45 (11.42%) Data Protection
10 45 (11.42%) Security Monitoring
11 43 (10.91%) Technical Architecture
12 41 (10.41%) Service Delivery
13 39 (9.90%) Project Management
13 39 (9.90%) TOGAF
14 38 (9.64%) Enterprise Architecture
14 38 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
15 34 (8.63%) Configuration Management
16 30 (7.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 90 (22.84%) Python
2 81 (20.56%) PowerShell
3 25 (6.35%) SQL
4 24 (6.09%) Bash Shell
5 17 (4.31%) Ruby
6 16 (4.06%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.55%) Perl
8 10 (2.54%) C
9 9 (2.28%) PHP
10 7 (1.78%) Java
11 3 (0.76%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.51%) C++
12 2 (0.51%) Go
13 1 (0.25%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.25%) VB
13 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 119 (30.20%) Security Cleared
2 78 (19.80%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (17.77%) DV Cleared
4 66 (16.75%) SC Cleared
5 59 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 58 (14.72%) CCNP
7 37 (9.39%) Degree
8 35 (8.88%) CCNA
9 25 (6.35%) TOGAF Certification
10 23 (5.84%) Citrix Certification
11 21 (5.33%) MCSE
12 20 (5.08%) MCSA
13 19 (4.82%) MCITP
13 19 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (2.28%) CCA
16 5 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
16 5 (1.27%) MCP
17 3 (0.76%) ISEB
17 3 (0.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (16.50%) SLA
2 7 (1.78%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 22301
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.51%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 142 (36.04%) Active Directory
2 116 (29.44%) Hyper-V
3 45 (11.42%) Virtual Desktop
4 39 (9.90%) VMware ESXi
5 28 (7.11%) Docker
5 28 (7.11%) vSphere
6 20 (5.08%) KVM
7 16 (4.06%) XenApp
8 12 (3.05%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (2.79%) VMware Server
10 8 (2.03%) Xen
10 8 (2.03%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.78%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.52%) XenServer
13 4 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.76%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
15 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 59 (14.97%) Nagios
2 58 (14.72%) Puppet
3 52 (13.20%) SCCM
4 47 (11.93%) Cisco LMS
4 47 (11.93%) Opsview
5 37 (9.39%) Opscode Chef
6 35 (8.88%) vRealize
7 26 (6.60%) SCOM
8 25 (6.35%) Ansible
9 13 (3.30%) Cisco Prime
9 13 (3.30%) vCenter Server
10 9 (2.28%) Kubernetes
10 9 (2.28%) Terraform
11 8 (2.03%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.78%) Galera Cluster
13 5 (1.27%) Cacti
13 5 (1.27%) WSUS
13 5 (1.27%) ZABBIX
14 4 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
14 4 (1.02%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 394 (100.00%) VMware
2 167 (42.39%) Microsoft
3 154 (39.09%) Cisco
4 95 (24.11%) Citrix
5 43 (10.91%) HP
6 32 (8.12%) Red Hat
6 32 (8.12%) Veeam
7 28 (7.11%) EMC
7 28 (7.11%) SolarWinds
8 22 (5.58%) Dell
9 16 (4.06%) Oracle
10 15 (3.81%) CheckPoint
11 12 (3.05%) Juniper
12 11 (2.79%) F5
13 10 (2.54%) 3PAR
13 10 (2.54%) Mitel
14 9 (2.28%) Google
15 8 (2.03%) SAP
15 8 (2.03%) Veritas
16 7 (1.78%) Apple