Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South West
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 86 81
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 432 359 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.39% 3.53% 3.87%
As % of the System Software category 22.58% 26.34% 29.03%
Number of salaries quoted 351 306 360
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £23,475
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 1,913 1,363 1,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.42% 13.38% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,587 1,128 1,148
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,700 £23,425 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,930 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -3 131 £37,500 -16.67% 24
Gloucestershire +38 109 £42,500 - 11
Dorset +16 76 £42,500 +13.33% 21
Bristol +11 57 £38,500 -8.88% 19
Somerset -4 31 £36,500 -6.41% 7
Devon +5 21 £37,500 +30.89% 7
Cornwall +17 5 £60,000 +103.39% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 432 (100.00%) VMware
2 342 (79.17%) Windows
3 210 (48.61%) Active Directory
4 175 (40.51%) Linux
5 168 (38.89%) Hyper-V
6 162 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 162 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 160 (37.04%) Microsoft
8 144 (33.33%) Azure
9 128 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 125 (28.94%) Office 365
10 125 (28.94%) Cisco
11 108 (25.00%) ITIL
12 105 (24.31%) PowerShell
13 103 (23.84%) Windows 10
14 102 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 97 (22.45%) Citrix
16 87 (20.14%) Firewall
17 86 (19.91%) SCCM
18 83 (19.21%) DV Cleared
19 80 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
20 77 (17.82%) AWS
21 70 (16.20%) Windows 7
22 69 (15.97%) SharePoint
23 68 (15.74%) SQL
24 66 (15.28%) Python
25 59 (13.66%) TCP/IP
25 59 (13.66%) Ansible
26 56 (12.96%) LAN
26 56 (12.96%) Problem-Solving

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 69 (15.97%) SharePoint
2 43 (9.95%) MS Exchange
3 35 (8.10%) Confluence
4 14 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (3.24%) Skype for Business
5 13 (3.01%) Tornado
6 11 (2.55%) Apache
7 10 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 8 (1.85%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (1.16%) IIS
10 4 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.93%) JBoss
11 2 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.46%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Spatial
12 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
Applications
1 35 (8.10%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.23%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.23%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 144 (33.33%) Azure
2 125 (28.94%) Office 365
3 77 (17.82%) AWS
4 27 (6.25%) OneDrive
5 26 (6.02%) Azure Stack
6 15 (3.47%) GCP
7 11 (2.55%) IaaS
8 7 (1.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 7 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (1.62%) OpenShift
8 7 (1.62%) PaaS
9 6 (1.39%) SaaS
10 5 (1.16%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.69%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.23%) Boomi
12 1 (0.23%) GitHub
12 1 (0.23%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 87 (20.14%) Firewall
2 59 (13.66%) TCP/IP
3 56 (12.96%) LAN
4 54 (12.50%) DNS
5 53 (12.27%) WAN
6 47 (10.88%) DHCP
7 38 (8.80%) SAN
8 36 (8.33%) Skype
9 34 (7.87%) Wireless
10 30 (6.94%) NetScaler
11 21 (4.86%) Software-Defined Networking
12 18 (4.17%) Internet
13 17 (3.94%) VLAN
14 15 (3.47%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (3.47%) NAS
14 15 (3.47%) Network Security
15 13 (3.01%) VoIP
15 13 (3.01%) VPN
16 12 (2.78%) VSAN
17 10 (2.31%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.16%) Big Data
2 5 (1.16%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.69%) MySQL
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.23%) Ingres
5 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (11.11%) JIRA
2 26 (6.02%) Visual Studio
3 22 (5.09%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.40%) TestRail
4 19 (4.40%) Zephyr
5 13 (3.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 13 (3.01%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.93%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.46%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.46%) GitLab
7 2 (0.46%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.46%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.23%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.23%) Chocolatey
8 1 (0.23%) IDA Disassembler
8 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.23%) Subversion
8 1 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 51 (11.81%) Finance
2 47 (10.88%) Public Sector
3 32 (7.41%) Electronics
4 30 (6.94%) Military
5 27 (6.25%) Aerospace
6 26 (6.02%) Telecoms
7 21 (4.86%) Manufacturing
8 19 (4.40%) Marketing
9 13 (3.01%) Retail
10 8 (1.85%) Law
11 4 (0.93%) Environmental Health
12 3 (0.69%) Games
12 3 (0.69%) Publishing
13 2 (0.46%) Advertising
13 2 (0.46%) Automotive
13 2 (0.46%) Legal
13 2 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 115 (26.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 73 (16.90%) Support Engineer
3 40 (9.26%) Consultant
4 38 (8.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 37 (8.56%) Architect
6 34 (7.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 32 (7.41%) IT Engineer
8 29 (6.71%) 3rd Line Support
9 28 (6.48%) IT Support
10 26 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
11 25 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
12 24 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 23 (5.32%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 22 (5.09%) IT Support Engineer
15 21 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
16 16 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 16 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
17 15 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 14 (3.24%) Administrator
19 13 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.78%) .NET
2 7 (1.62%) JSON
3 6 (1.39%) YAML
4 5 (1.16%) CSS
5 4 (0.93%) Elastic Stack
5 4 (0.93%) Middleware
6 3 (0.69%) Web Services
7 2 (0.46%) Apache Flex
7 2 (0.46%) LDAP
8 1 (0.23%) Django
8 1 (0.23%) EDI
8 1 (0.23%) HTML
8 1 (0.23%) jQuery
8 1 (0.23%) LAMP
8 1 (0.23%) REST
8 1 (0.23%) RESTful
8 1 (0.23%) SOAP
8 1 (0.23%) XML
8 1 (0.23%) XMPP
8 1 (0.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.73%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 22 (5.09%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 15 (3.47%) Clustering
5 15 (3.47%) Driving Licence
6 14 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (3.24%) Replication
7 12 (2.78%) Fat Client
7 12 (2.78%) Thin Client
8 11 (2.55%) EMC VNX
9 10 (2.31%) Mobile Computing
10 8 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.16%) Blog
11 5 (1.16%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.93%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.93%) User Experience
13 3 (0.69%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 342 (79.17%) Windows
2 175 (40.51%) Linux
3 162 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 103 (23.84%) Windows 10
5 102 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 70 (16.20%) Windows 7
7 43 (9.95%) Unix
8 40 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 37 (8.56%) CentOS
10 29 (6.71%) Mac OS
11 24 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (4.86%) Ubuntu
13 18 (4.17%) Windows 8
14 14 (3.24%) Debian
15 11 (2.55%) Fedora
15 11 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (2.31%) Windows XP
17 5 (1.16%) SUSE
18 4 (0.93%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (29.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 108 (25.00%) ITIL
3 80 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (11.34%) Mentoring
6 48 (11.11%) Service Management
7 45 (10.42%) DevOps
8 39 (9.03%) Configuration Management
9 36 (8.33%) Service Delivery
10 31 (7.18%) Migration
10 31 (7.18%) PRINCE2
11 30 (6.94%) Project Management
12 29 (6.71%) Data Protection
13 27 (6.25%) CRM
13 27 (6.25%) MODAF
14 26 (6.02%) Security Monitoring
15 23 (5.32%) Actionable Insight
15 23 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (5.32%) Scrum
16 22 (5.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 105 (24.31%) PowerShell
2 68 (15.74%) SQL
3 66 (15.28%) Python
4 33 (7.64%) Bash Shell
5 24 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 23 (5.32%) PHP
6 23 (5.32%) Shell Script
7 21 (4.86%) C
8 13 (3.01%) C#
8 13 (3.01%) VBScript
9 12 (2.78%) Perl
10 11 (2.55%) Ruby
11 3 (0.69%) C++
12 2 (0.46%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.23%) C-shell
13 1 (0.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 162 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 83 (19.21%) DV Cleared
3 50 (11.57%) Degree
4 47 (10.88%) SC Cleared
5 28 (6.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 23 (5.32%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (4.86%) CCA
9 20 (4.63%) Citrix Certification
10 18 (4.17%) TOGAF Certification
11 17 (3.94%) CCNA
11 17 (3.94%) MCSE
12 13 (3.01%) MCP
13 12 (2.78%) RHCE
14 10 (2.31%) CCNP
14 10 (2.31%) VCP6
15 9 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (2.08%) MCSA
16 6 (1.39%) CEH
16 6 (1.39%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 16 (3.70%) SLA
3 6 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.16%) GDPR
5 3 (0.69%) COBIT
5 3 (0.69%) PMO
5 3 (0.69%) QA
6 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) NIST
7 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 210 (48.61%) Active Directory
2 168 (38.89%) Hyper-V
3 53 (12.27%) VMware ESXi
3 53 (12.27%) XenApp
4 41 (9.49%) Docker
5 33 (7.64%) vSphere
6 31 (7.18%) XenDesktop
7 26 (6.02%) Microsoft App-V
8 25 (5.79%) VirtualBox
9 24 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
10 21 (4.86%) Xen
11 17 (3.94%) VMware NSX
12 13 (3.01%) KVM
13 9 (2.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 8 (1.85%) Samba
15 7 (1.62%) Btrfs
15 7 (1.62%) DRBD
15 7 (1.62%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (1.62%) VMware Server
16 6 (1.39%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 86 (19.91%) SCCM
2 59 (13.66%) Ansible
3 51 (11.81%) Puppet
4 49 (11.34%) vCenter Server
5 46 (10.65%) vRealize
6 44 (10.19%) SCOM
7 30 (6.94%) Kubernetes
8 26 (6.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 26 (6.02%) SCOrch
9 19 (4.40%) Nagios
10 8 (1.85%) Docker Swarm
11 7 (1.62%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.62%) Oracle ZFS
11 7 (1.62%) Terraform
11 7 (1.62%) ZABBIX
12 6 (1.39%) Cacti
12 6 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (1.16%) OpenNMS
13 5 (1.16%) WSUS
14 4 (0.93%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 432 (100.00%) VMware
2 160 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 125 (28.94%) Cisco
4 97 (22.45%) Citrix
5 43 (9.95%) Veeam
6 41 (9.49%) Atlassian
7 40 (9.26%) Red Hat
8 31 (7.18%) Dell
9 29 (6.71%) Splunk
10 23 (5.32%) Juniper
11 21 (4.86%) HP
12 20 (4.63%) SAP
12 20 (4.63%) SolarWinds
13 19 (4.40%) Apple
14 18 (4.17%) EMC
14 18 (4.17%) F5
15 17 (3.94%) NetApp
16 14 (3.24%) Google
17 13 (3.01%) Palo Alto
18 11 (2.55%) Meraki