Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 59 56
Rank change year-on-year -23 -3 +2
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 396 525 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.86% 4.80% 4.99%
As % of the System Software category 28.95% 36.53% 39.27%
Number of salaries quoted 356 395 497
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £23,375 £22,100 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1368 1437 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.33% 13.14% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 1159 1261
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,700
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -1.96% +3.48%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,264 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,436 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +7 103 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Gloucestershire -21 89 £40,000 - 6
Bristol -25 81 £40,000 +23.08% 7
Somerset +7 57 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Dorset +7 40 £43,750 +56.25% 2
Cornwall -27 19 £22,500 -8.16% 1
Devon -5 6 £35,000 +34.62%
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 396 (100.00%) VMware
2 261 (65.91%) Windows
3 202 (51.01%) Microsoft
4 189 (47.73%) Active Directory
5 177 (44.70%) Windows Server
6 127 (32.07%) Cisco
7 122 (30.81%) Firewall
8 110 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 103 (26.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 98 (24.75%) Linux
10 98 (24.75%) Office 365
11 97 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
12 89 (22.47%) Cisco Certification
13 88 (22.22%) Hyper-V
14 83 (20.96%) DV Cleared
14 83 (20.96%) ITIL
15 82 (20.71%) SC Cleared
16 81 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
16 81 (20.45%) Citrix
17 77 (19.44%) DNS
17 77 (19.44%) LAN
18 73 (18.43%) WAN
19 71 (17.93%) DHCP
20 69 (17.42%) SAN
21 68 (17.17%) MS Exchange
22 65 (16.41%) Service Management
23 62 (15.66%) VMware ESXi
24 58 (14.65%) vSphere
24 58 (14.65%) CCNP
25 57 (14.39%) Amazon AWS

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 68 (17.17%) MS Exchange
2 30 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 26 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (4.29%) Apache
4 17 (4.29%) Skype for Business
5 13 (3.28%) Tomcat
6 12 (3.03%) OpenStack
6 12 (3.03%) SharePoint
7 10 (2.53%) IIS
8 6 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.01%) Confluence
9 4 (1.01%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.76%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.51%) iPlanet
11 2 (0.51%) JBoss
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Application Server
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 42 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 98 (24.75%) Office 365
2 81 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (14.39%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.03%) IaaS
5 9 (2.27%) PaaS
5 9 (2.27%) SaaS
6 8 (2.02%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
8 4 (1.01%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 122 (30.81%) Firewall
2 77 (19.44%) DNS
2 77 (19.44%) LAN
3 73 (18.43%) WAN
4 71 (17.93%) DHCP
5 69 (17.42%) SAN
6 53 (13.38%) TCP/IP
7 51 (12.88%) VPN
8 38 (9.60%) Wireless
9 37 (9.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 37 (9.34%) NX-OS
10 35 (8.84%) VLAN
10 35 (8.84%) VoIP
11 28 (7.07%) Software-Defined Networking
12 27 (6.82%) Network Security
13 26 (6.57%) BGP
13 26 (6.57%) Cisco IOS
13 26 (6.57%) Wireshark
14 24 (6.06%) EIGRP
15 19 (4.80%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.87%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.03%) MySQL
3 10 (2.53%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 6 (1.52%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.26%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.26%) MariaDB
7 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
9 3 (0.76%) CouchDB
9 3 (0.76%) Redis
9 3 (0.76%) Riak
Development Applications
1 37 (9.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (2.53%) Jenkins
3 8 (2.02%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.77%) JIRA
5 5 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (1.26%) InstallShield
5 5 (1.26%) MSI
6 3 (0.76%) GitLab
6 3 (0.76%) GoCD
6 3 (0.76%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.51%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.51%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.51%) RSpec
7 2 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.25%) Ant
8 1 (0.25%) Maven
8 1 (0.25%) Subversion
8 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 54 (13.64%) Finance
2 22 (5.56%) Advertising
3 10 (2.53%) Legal
4 8 (2.02%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.76%) Banking
5 3 (0.76%) Games
5 3 (0.76%) Retail
5 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.25%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 58 (14.65%) Analyst
2 51 (12.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 51 (12.88%) Network Engineer
3 49 (12.37%) Support Engineer
4 34 (8.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 33 (8.33%) Architect
6 32 (8.08%) Support Analyst
7 30 (7.58%) IT Engineer
8 27 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
9 26 (6.57%) IT Support
10 25 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support
11 23 (5.81%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (5.30%) Network Architect
13 19 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 17 (4.29%) IT Support Engineer
15 16 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
15 16 (4.04%) Desktop Support
15 16 (4.04%) VMware Engineer
16 15 (3.79%) Consultant
16 15 (3.79%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.80%) Web Services
2 6 (1.52%) .NET
3 5 (1.26%) HTML
3 5 (1.26%) HTML5
3 5 (1.26%) JSON
3 5 (1.26%) Middleware
4 4 (1.01%) LAMP
5 3 (0.76%) Velocity
5 3 (0.76%) XML
6 2 (0.51%) AngularJS
6 2 (0.51%) J2EE
6 2 (0.51%) Java EE
6 2 (0.51%) MDX
6 2 (0.51%) REST
6 2 (0.51%) SOAP
6 2 (0.51%) WSDL
6 2 (0.51%) XSD
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.25%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.25%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.58%) Management Information System
2 25 (6.31%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.31%) Replication
3 19 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (3.28%) Driving Licence
5 11 (2.78%) Derivative
6 10 (2.53%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (2.27%) iPad
7 9 (2.27%) Life Science
7 9 (2.27%) User Experience
8 6 (1.52%) Clustering
9 5 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (1.01%) CCTV
10 4 (1.01%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.01%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.76%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 261 (65.91%) Windows
2 177 (44.70%) Windows Server
3 103 (26.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 98 (24.75%) Linux
5 97 (24.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (14.39%) Windows 7
7 39 (9.85%) Windows 10
8 34 (8.59%) Unix
9 33 (8.33%) Windows 8
10 31 (7.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (6.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (5.05%) CentOS
13 16 (4.04%) Windows XP
14 14 (3.54%) Mac OS X
15 9 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
16 8 (2.02%) Android
16 8 (2.02%) Apple iOS
16 8 (2.02%) Ubuntu
16 8 (2.02%) Windows Mobile
17 6 (1.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (20.96%) ITIL
2 65 (16.41%) Service Management
3 46 (11.62%) Capacity Management
3 46 (11.62%) Incident Management
4 41 (10.35%) Network Monitoring
4 41 (10.35%) Security Patching
5 39 (9.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 33 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (8.33%) Presales
6 33 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 32 (8.08%) TOGAF
8 30 (7.58%) Migration
9 25 (6.31%) Service Delivery
10 24 (6.06%) DevOps
11 23 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 21 (5.30%) Cryptography
13 20 (5.05%) Data Protection
13 20 (5.05%) Problem Management
14 18 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (4.55%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 46 (11.62%) SQL
2 34 (8.59%) Python
3 24 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.28%) Java
5 10 (2.53%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 9 (2.27%) C
7 5 (1.26%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.26%) Perl
7 5 (1.26%) Ruby
7 5 (1.26%) VB
7 5 (1.26%) VBScript
8 3 (0.76%) AWK
8 3 (0.76%) PHP
8 3 (0.76%) sed
8 3 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.51%) C#
9 2 (0.51%) C-shell
9 2 (0.51%) Korn
Qualifications
1 110 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 89 (22.47%) Cisco Certification
3 83 (20.96%) DV Cleared
4 82 (20.71%) SC Cleared
5 58 (14.65%) CCNP
6 49 (12.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (10.61%) CCNA
8 33 (8.33%) Degree
9 31 (7.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (4.80%) Citrix Certification
11 18 (4.55%) MCSE
12 14 (3.54%) CCA
13 12 (3.03%) MCP
14 11 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
15 10 (2.53%) MCITP
16 9 (2.27%) CISSP
17 8 (2.02%) CCEA
17 8 (2.02%) MCSA
17 8 (2.02%) RHCE
17 8 (2.02%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.12%) SLA
2 20 (5.05%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (3.54%) QA
5 5 (1.26%) COBIT
5 5 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 189 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 88 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 62 (15.66%) VMware ESXi
4 58 (14.65%) vSphere
5 21 (5.30%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (4.80%) NFS
6 19 (4.80%) XenApp
7 17 (4.29%) Docker
8 13 (3.28%) XenDesktop
9 9 (2.27%) Firmware
9 9 (2.27%) Samba
10 8 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (2.02%) VMware Server
11 5 (1.26%) KVM
11 5 (1.26%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (1.26%) VirtualBox
11 5 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (1.01%) Xen
13 3 (0.76%) LXC
Systems Management
1 46 (11.62%) Nagios
2 37 (9.34%) Cisco LMS
2 37 (9.34%) Opsview
3 25 (6.31%) Puppet
4 24 (6.06%) SCCM
5 22 (5.56%) vCenter Server
6 13 (3.28%) Cisco Prime
6 13 (3.28%) WSUS
7 11 (2.78%) vMotion
8 10 (2.53%) Backup Exec
8 10 (2.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (2.27%) SCDPM
10 8 (2.02%) NetBackup
10 8 (2.02%) ZABBIX
11 7 (1.77%) Ansible
11 7 (1.77%) Kubernetes
11 7 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (1.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (1.01%) QRadar
Vendors
1 396 (100.00%) VMware
2 202 (51.01%) Microsoft
3 127 (32.07%) Cisco
4 81 (20.45%) Citrix
5 42 (10.61%) HP
6 32 (8.08%) Oracle
7 28 (7.07%) Red Hat
8 26 (6.57%) Veeam
9 25 (6.31%) Dell
10 19 (4.80%) Apple
11 15 (3.79%) 3PAR
12 14 (3.54%) Symantec
13 13 (3.28%) NetApp
14 12 (3.03%) SonicWALL
15 9 (2.27%) AlienVault
16 8 (2.02%) EMC
16 8 (2.02%) IBM
16 8 (2.02%) Scality
17 7 (1.77%) Juniper
18 6 (1.52%) Hitachi