Period
to 28 January 2020

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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South West
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 104 70
Rank change year-on-year +41 -34 +10
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 395 286 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.60% 2.89% 4.41%
As % of the System Software category 23.81% 22.57% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 298 241 372
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £55,436
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 1,659 1,267 1,529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.30% 12.81% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,339 1,061 1,200
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97% +11.43%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,856 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £55,800
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 28 January 2020.

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 28 January 2020. 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 -3 104 £47,500 -5.00% 24
Gloucestershire +23 90 £42,500 -5.56% 24
Dorset +39 73 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Bristol +23 56 £40,000 - 29
Somerset +32 36 £45,000 +34.33% 6
Devon +10 21 £33,000 +15.49% 14
Cornwall +15 5 £60,000 +93.55% 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2020, 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.

1 395 (100.00%) VMware
2 313 (79.24%) Windows
3 173 (43.80%) Active Directory
4 158 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 141 (35.70%) Microsoft
6 139 (35.19%) Linux
7 130 (32.91%) Hyper-V
8 123 (31.14%) Azure
9 119 (30.13%) Cisco
10 108 (27.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 107 (27.09%) Security Cleared
12 100 (25.32%) Office 365
13 85 (21.52%) Firewall
14 84 (21.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 84 (21.27%) Windows 10
15 81 (20.51%) ITIL
16 79 (20.00%) Citrix
16 79 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
17 77 (19.49%) PowerShell
18 72 (18.23%) Ansible
19 70 (17.72%) DV Cleared
20 66 (16.71%) AWS
21 65 (16.46%) Docker
21 65 (16.46%) Mentoring
21 65 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
22 55 (13.92%) SharePoint
23 53 (13.42%) SC Cleared
23 53 (13.42%) vCenter Server
23 53 (13.42%) Data Centre
24 52 (13.16%) DevOps

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 55 (13.92%) SharePoint
2 44 (11.14%) MS Exchange
3 18 (4.56%) Skype for Business
4 16 (4.05%) JBoss
5 15 (3.80%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.29%) Apache
6 13 (3.29%) Confluence
6 13 (3.29%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.53%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (1.77%) Tornado
10 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.27%) IIS
10 5 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Fuse
13 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.51%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 32 (8.10%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 123 (31.14%) Azure
2 100 (25.32%) Office 365
3 66 (16.71%) AWS
4 27 (6.84%) GCP
4 27 (6.84%) OpenShift
5 16 (4.05%) SaaS
6 14 (3.54%) Azure Stack
6 14 (3.54%) OneDrive
7 8 (2.03%) IaaS
8 5 (1.27%) PaaS
9 4 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (1.01%) NuGet
10 3 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.76%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.25%) Boomi
11 1 (0.25%) GitHub
11 1 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 85 (21.52%) Firewall
2 50 (12.66%) LAN
3 48 (12.15%) TCP/IP
4 46 (11.65%) DNS
5 45 (11.39%) WAN
6 39 (9.87%) Wireless
7 36 (9.11%) DHCP
8 34 (8.61%) SAN
9 26 (6.58%) Skype
10 25 (6.33%) VLAN
11 24 (6.08%) Network Security
12 23 (5.82%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (5.57%) Cisco Firepower
14 19 (4.81%) NetScaler
15 18 (4.56%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (4.56%) Cisco ISE
15 18 (4.56%) NAS
16 13 (3.29%) Internet
17 12 (3.04%) Fibre Channel
17 12 (3.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.03%) Big Data
3 7 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.01%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.01%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.76%) FileMaker
7 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.51%) MySQL
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.25%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 25 (6.33%) Jenkins
2 22 (5.57%) JIRA
3 20 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 14 (3.54%) Visual Studio
5 9 (2.28%) TestRail
5 9 (2.28%) Zephyr
6 7 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.27%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.01%) Chocolatey
8 4 (1.01%) Subversion
9 3 (0.76%) DbUnit
9 3 (0.76%) jMock
9 3 (0.76%) JUnit
9 3 (0.76%) Maven
9 3 (0.76%) Mercurial
9 3 (0.76%) Mockito
9 3 (0.76%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.51%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.51%) GitLab
10 2 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 43 (10.89%) Finance
2 39 (9.87%) Retail
3 30 (7.59%) Public Sector
4 29 (7.34%) Electronics
5 24 (6.08%) Telecoms
6 23 (5.82%) Military
7 22 (5.57%) Aerospace
8 18 (4.56%) Manufacturing
9 16 (4.05%) Marketing
10 13 (3.29%) Legal
11 10 (2.53%) Automotive
12 4 (1.01%) Environmental Health
12 4 (1.01%) Law
13 3 (0.76%) Games
14 2 (0.51%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 61 (15.44%) Support Engineer
3 41 (10.38%) Consultant
4 35 (8.86%) Architect
5 32 (8.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 30 (7.59%) IT Support
7 29 (7.34%) IT Engineer
8 28 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support
9 21 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (5.32%) VMware Engineer
10 20 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
11 19 (4.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 19 (4.81%) Administrator
11 19 (4.81%) DevOps Engineer
12 18 (4.56%) IT Support Engineer
12 18 (4.56%) Systems Administrator
13 17 (4.30%) Analyst
13 17 (4.30%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
14 16 (4.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.05%) Middleware
2 5 (1.27%) JSON
3 4 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (1.01%) REST
3 4 (1.01%) RESTful
3 4 (1.01%) SOAP
3 4 (1.01%) Web Services
3 4 (1.01%) XML
3 4 (1.01%) YAML
4 3 (0.76%) Apache Camel
4 3 (0.76%) J2EE
4 3 (0.76%) PowerMock
4 3 (0.76%) Spring
5 2 (0.51%) LDAP
6 1 (0.25%) .NET
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.25%) CSS
6 1 (0.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.42%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.57%) Management Information System
3 20 (5.06%) Enterprise Storage
4 18 (4.56%) Blog
4 18 (4.56%) Replication
5 17 (4.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.29%) Clustering
8 12 (3.04%) Driving Licence
9 11 (2.78%) EMC VNX
10 9 (2.28%) Fat Client
10 9 (2.28%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.52%) CMDB
11 6 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.27%) User Experience
13 4 (1.01%) iPad
13 4 (1.01%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.01%) Public Cloud
13 4 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 313 (79.24%) Windows
2 158 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 139 (35.19%) Linux
4 84 (21.27%) Windows 10
4 84 (21.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (10.38%) Windows 7
6 37 (9.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (8.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (7.34%) CentOS
9 24 (6.08%) Unix
10 19 (4.81%) Mac OS
10 19 (4.81%) Ubuntu
11 16 (4.05%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (2.28%) Debian
13 9 (2.28%) Fedora
14 7 (1.77%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.27%) Solaris
16 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (27.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 81 (20.51%) ITIL
3 79 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (16.46%) Mentoring
4 65 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
5 52 (13.16%) DevOps
6 42 (10.63%) Service Management
7 31 (7.85%) Configuration Management
8 30 (7.59%) Collaborative Working
8 30 (7.59%) Migration
9 28 (7.09%) Project Management
10 27 (6.84%) Service Delivery
11 25 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (5.82%) Load Balancing
13 22 (5.57%) Presales
14 20 (5.06%) Actionable Insight
14 20 (5.06%) Scrum
15 19 (4.81%) Test Automation
16 18 (4.56%) ITSM
16 18 (4.56%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 77 (19.49%) PowerShell
2 52 (13.16%) SQL
3 49 (12.41%) Python
4 29 (7.34%) Bash Shell
5 24 (6.08%) Shell Script
6 15 (3.80%) C
7 11 (2.78%) JavaScript
8 10 (2.53%) PHP
9 9 (2.28%) Perl
10 8 (2.03%) Ruby
11 7 (1.77%) VBScript
12 5 (1.27%) C#
13 3 (0.76%) C++
13 3 (0.76%) Groovy
13 3 (0.76%) Java
13 3 (0.76%) Kotlin
14 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.25%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 107 (27.09%) Security Cleared
2 70 (17.72%) DV Cleared
3 53 (13.42%) SC Cleared
4 42 (10.63%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (9.62%) Degree
6 33 (8.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 30 (7.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 27 (6.84%) CCNA
9 24 (6.08%) CCNP
10 23 (5.82%) MCSE
11 16 (4.05%) CCA
12 15 (3.80%) Citrix Certification
13 14 (3.54%) CCDP
13 14 (3.54%) CCIE
13 14 (3.54%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 12 (3.04%) MCSA
15 10 (2.53%) VCP6
16 9 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
17 8 (2.03%) CISSP
17 8 (2.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.57%) GDPR
2 16 (4.05%) SLA
3 11 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.01%) GPG13
6 3 (0.76%) PMO
7 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.51%) QA
8 1 (0.25%) COBIT
8 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.25%) GxP
8 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.25%) NIST
System Software
1 173 (43.80%) Active Directory
2 130 (32.91%) Hyper-V
3 65 (16.46%) Docker
4 50 (12.66%) vSphere
5 43 (10.89%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (10.13%) XenApp
7 23 (5.82%) VMware NSX
8 22 (5.57%) VirtualBox
9 18 (4.56%) Xen
9 18 (4.56%) XenDesktop
10 16 (4.05%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (3.04%) Virtual Desktop
12 10 (2.53%) KVM
13 9 (2.28%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 7 (1.77%) Samba
14 7 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
15 6 (1.52%) Firmware
15 6 (1.52%) NFS
16 5 (1.27%) Btrfs
16 5 (1.27%) DRBD
Systems Management
1 72 (18.23%) Ansible
2 53 (13.42%) vCenter Server
3 47 (11.90%) Puppet
3 47 (11.90%) SCCM
4 41 (10.38%) Kubernetes
5 24 (6.08%) vRealize
6 23 (5.82%) Terraform
7 21 (5.32%) SCOM
8 20 (5.06%) Nagios
9 16 (4.05%) Docker Swarm
9 16 (4.05%) Red Hat Satellite
10 14 (3.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 14 (3.54%) Packer
10 14 (3.54%) SCOrch
10 14 (3.54%) WSUS
11 13 (3.29%) Opscode Chef
12 11 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
13 10 (2.53%) Mesos
14 7 (1.77%) NetBackup
14 7 (1.77%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 395 (100.00%) VMware
2 141 (35.70%) Microsoft
3 119 (30.13%) Cisco
4 79 (20.00%) Citrix
5 48 (12.15%) Veeam
6 47 (11.90%) Red Hat
7 35 (8.86%) Dell
8 29 (7.34%) Atlassian
8 29 (7.34%) SolarWinds
9 27 (6.84%) Google
10 25 (6.33%) EMC
11 23 (5.82%) Meraki
12 22 (5.57%) HP
13 20 (5.06%) Splunk
14 17 (4.30%) Juniper
15 16 (4.05%) Apple
15 16 (4.05%) SAP
16 15 (3.80%) NetApp
17 14 (3.54%) F5
18 13 (3.29%) McAfee