Period
to 24 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 24 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within VMware, Inc.

VMware
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 56 39 34
Rank change year-on-year -17 -5 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware 480 660 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.86% 6.51% 7.06%
As % of the Vendors category 12.95% 15.42% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 397 558 605
South West median annual salary £42,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,175 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the South West.

All Vendors
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,707 4,279 4,543
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.52% 42.23% 43.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2,974 3,519 3,783
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,900
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.28% +4.22%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the South West

VMware
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware in the South West.

Salary trend for VMware in the South West

VMware
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in the South West over the 6 months to 24 January 2019.

Salary histogram for VMware in the South West

VMware
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 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 -2 159 £51,500 +28.75% 22
Bristol -18 116 £41,000 +9.33% 44
Dorset -2 88 £37,500 - 18
Gloucestershire -19 56 £44,000 +10.00% 20
Devon +4 25 £34,000 +20.35% 10
Somerset -35 19 £34,500 -4.83% 10
Cornwall +4 7 £31,000 +3.33% 4
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2019, IT jobs citing VMware 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.

1 287 (59.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 286 (59.58%) Windows
3 208 (43.33%) Linux
4 163 (33.96%) Microsoft
5 160 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 148 (30.83%) Cisco
7 141 (29.38%) Security Cleared
8 125 (26.04%) Python
8 125 (26.04%) Active Directory
9 110 (22.92%) Hyper-V
10 109 (22.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 104 (21.67%) Office 365
12 102 (21.25%) Firewall
13 101 (21.04%) Cisco Certification
14 99 (20.63%) Citrix
15 97 (20.21%) ITIL
16 94 (19.58%) Amazon AWS
17 92 (19.17%) Microsoft Azure
18 83 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
19 82 (17.08%) LAN
20 79 (16.46%) WAN
21 74 (15.42%) Microsoft Certification
22 73 (15.21%) PowerShell
23 68 (14.17%) Degree
24 66 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
25 61 (12.71%) MS Exchange
25 61 (12.71%) SC Cleared
26 58 (12.08%) DNS
27 55 (11.46%) CCNA
27 55 (11.46%) DV Cleared

VMware
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 61 (12.71%) MS Exchange
2 38 (7.92%) SharePoint
3 28 (5.83%) Apache
4 21 (4.38%) nginx
5 20 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (3.13%) Skype for Business
8 11 (2.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (2.29%) Tomcat
9 10 (2.08%) JBoss
9 10 (2.08%) Jetty
10 9 (1.88%) Oracle Application Server
11 6 (1.25%) ColdFusion
12 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.83%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
15 2 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (5.21%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.29%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.42%) CATIA
3 2 (0.42%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.42%) SAP R/3
2 2 (0.42%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.21%) SAP SM
Cloud Services
1 104 (21.67%) Office 365
2 94 (19.58%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (19.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 13 (2.71%) GitHub
6 12 (2.50%) SaaS
7 9 (1.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (1.88%) IaaS
8 7 (1.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (1.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (1.25%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.83%) Datadog
10 4 (0.83%) G Suite
11 3 (0.63%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.63%) PaaS
11 3 (0.63%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.42%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 102 (21.25%) Firewall
2 82 (17.08%) LAN
3 79 (16.46%) WAN
4 58 (12.08%) DNS
5 49 (10.21%) SAN
6 46 (9.58%) DHCP
7 42 (8.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 37 (7.71%) Wireshark
9 36 (7.50%) BGP
10 31 (6.46%) EIGRP
11 28 (5.83%) Cisco IOS
11 28 (5.83%) VSAN
11 28 (5.83%) Wireless
12 26 (5.42%) TCP/IP
13 25 (5.21%) NX-OS
14 24 (5.00%) Network Security
15 22 (4.58%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (4.17%) VPN
17 18 (3.75%) Unified Communications
18 16 (3.33%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 38 (7.92%) MySQL
3 17 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.29%) MariaDB
5 10 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (1.46%) CouchDB
7 6 (1.25%) Big Data
8 4 (0.83%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.42%) Redis
10 2 (0.42%) Riak
11 1 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (7.50%) Git (software)
2 33 (6.88%) Jenkins
3 25 (5.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (2.50%) JIRA
5 10 (2.08%) Eclipse
5 10 (2.08%) Maven
5 10 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
6 8 (1.67%) Redmine
7 6 (1.25%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.04%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.83%) Travis CI
10 3 (0.63%) git-flow
10 3 (0.63%) GitLab
11 2 (0.42%) Subversion
11 2 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.21%) Hudson
12 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
General
1 52 (10.83%) Finance
2 30 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.33%) Marketing
4 14 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.71%) Electronics
6 8 (1.67%) Games
7 7 (1.46%) Banking
7 7 (1.46%) Retail
8 5 (1.04%) Legal
9 4 (0.83%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.63%) Front Office
10 3 (0.63%) Law
11 2 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 86 (17.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 62 (12.92%) Architect
3 55 (11.46%) Support Engineer
4 44 (9.17%) Network Engineer
5 43 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
6 36 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
7 31 (6.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 31 (6.46%) Developer
7 31 (6.46%) IT Engineer
8 28 (5.83%) VMware Architect
9 27 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
10 25 (5.21%) IT Support
11 24 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
12 23 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (4.79%) VMware Engineer
13 21 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 21 (4.38%) Administrator
13 21 (4.38%) Analyst
14 20 (4.17%) Cloud Architect
14 20 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.25%) Web Services
2 21 (4.38%) LAMP
3 19 (3.96%) LEMP Stack
4 18 (3.75%) CSS
4 18 (3.75%) HTML
5 17 (3.54%) Django
5 17 (3.54%) jQuery
6 11 (2.29%) Spring
7 10 (2.08%) JSF
7 10 (2.08%) Servlets
8 9 (1.88%) 802.1X
9 6 (1.25%) REST
10 5 (1.04%) Ajax
10 5 (1.04%) CSS3
10 5 (1.04%) HTML5
11 4 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (0.83%) JSON
12 3 (0.63%) LAPP Stack
12 3 (0.63%) LDAP
13 2 (0.42%) React
Miscellaneous
1 55 (11.46%) Hybrid Cloud
2 49 (10.21%) Data Centre
3 27 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (4.79%) Public Cloud
5 16 (3.33%) Clustering
6 14 (2.92%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.88%) Replication
7 9 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.67%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.67%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.46%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.46%) Fat Client
9 7 (1.46%) PKI
9 7 (1.46%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.04%) User Experience
11 4 (0.83%) Cybercrime
11 4 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.83%) NHS
11 4 (0.83%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 286 (59.58%) Windows
2 208 (43.33%) Linux
3 160 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 83 (17.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 43 (8.96%) Windows 10
5 43 (8.96%) Windows 7
6 39 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (7.50%) Unix
7 36 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (5.21%) Ubuntu
10 23 (4.79%) CentOS
11 19 (3.96%) Solaris
12 8 (1.67%) Debian
12 8 (1.67%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.25%) Fedora
14 4 (0.83%) AIX
14 4 (0.83%) DC/OS
15 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (22.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 97 (20.21%) ITIL
3 66 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (10.42%) Data Protection
4 50 (10.42%) Service Management
5 48 (10.00%) DevOps
6 40 (8.33%) Security Monitoring
7 37 (7.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 37 (7.71%) Problem-Solving
7 37 (7.71%) Technical Architecture
8 34 (7.08%) Incident Management
9 31 (6.46%) Root Cause Analysis
10 29 (6.04%) Cybersecurity
10 29 (6.04%) Network Monitoring
11 28 (5.83%) Configuration Management
11 28 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
12 27 (5.63%) Computer Science
13 26 (5.42%) Capacity Management
13 26 (5.42%) Security Patching
14 24 (5.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 125 (26.04%) Python
2 73 (15.21%) PowerShell
3 52 (10.83%) Bash Shell
4 46 (9.58%) SQL
5 24 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (4.38%) C
7 19 (3.96%) Java
8 18 (3.75%) PHP
9 16 (3.33%) Shell Script
10 15 (3.13%) Perl
11 12 (2.50%) Tcl
12 9 (1.88%) Ruby
13 8 (1.67%) Korn
14 3 (0.63%) C++
14 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.42%) Erlang
16 1 (0.21%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (29.38%) Security Cleared
2 101 (21.04%) Cisco Certification
3 74 (15.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (14.17%) Degree
5 61 (12.71%) SC Cleared
6 55 (11.46%) CCNA
6 55 (11.46%) DV Cleared
7 49 (10.21%) CCNP
8 46 (9.58%) MCSE
9 35 (7.29%) MCSA
10 26 (5.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (4.58%) RHCE
12 21 (4.38%) MCITP
13 13 (2.71%) Network+ Certification
14 11 (2.29%) TOGAF Certification
15 10 (2.08%) AWS Certification
15 10 (2.08%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (2.08%) GIAC
15 10 (2.08%) Linux+ Certification
15 10 (2.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (7.92%) SLA
2 5 (1.04%) QA
3 4 (0.83%) GDPR
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.42%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 287 (59.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 125 (26.04%) Active Directory
3 110 (22.92%) Hyper-V
4 55 (11.46%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (8.96%) Docker
6 40 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 28 (5.83%) VMware NSX
7 28 (5.83%) vSphere
7 28 (5.83%) XenDesktop
8 24 (5.00%) XenApp
9 13 (2.71%) Xen
10 12 (2.50%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (2.50%) VirtualBox
11 11 (2.29%) NFS
11 11 (2.29%) Samba
12 9 (1.88%) Firmware
12 9 (1.88%) KVM
13 8 (1.67%) Postfix
14 6 (1.25%) vCloud
15 5 (1.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 55 (11.46%) Ansible
2 50 (10.42%) Puppet
3 44 (9.17%) Nagios
4 40 (8.33%) SCCM
4 40 (8.33%) vCenter Server
5 37 (7.71%) vRealize
6 25 (5.21%) Cisco LMS
6 25 (5.21%) Opsview
7 20 (4.17%) Kubernetes
8 14 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (2.50%) ArcSight ESM
9 12 (2.50%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (2.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 11 (2.29%) SCDPM
10 11 (2.29%) SCOM
11 10 (2.08%) Netcool
11 10 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 10 (2.08%) Terraform
12 9 (1.88%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (1.88%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 163 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 148 (30.83%) Cisco
3 99 (20.63%) Citrix
4 45 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 43 (8.96%) SolarWinds
6 40 (8.33%) Veeam
7 32 (6.67%) HP
8 30 (6.25%) Oracle
9 25 (5.21%) CheckPoint
10 21 (4.38%) Dell
10 21 (4.38%) EMC
10 21 (4.38%) NetApp
11 19 (3.96%) Google
12 17 (3.54%) F5
13 16 (3.33%) Meraki
13 16 (3.33%) SAP
14 15 (3.13%) Fortinet
15 14 (2.92%) Symantec
16 12 (2.50%) ArcSight
16 12 (2.50%) Blue Coat