Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 27 25
Rank change year-on-year -24 -2 +10
Permanent jobs citing VMware 614 844 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.98% 7.72% 8.64%
As % of the Vendors category 14.06% 17.62% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 535 698 885
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,924 £22,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £50,000 £63,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 4366 4791 5191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.54% 43.81% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3609 3971 4344
South West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 18 November 2017.

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 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
Bristol -1 146 £40,000 +25.00% 11
Wiltshire -10 144 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Gloucestershire -9 129 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Somerset +7 90 £33,000 -4.35% 1
Dorset -2 69 £36,500 +16.80% 6
Cornwall -26 22 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Devon -12 13 £30,250 +5.22%
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware 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.

1 437 (71.17%) Windows
2 396 (64.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 296 (48.21%) Active Directory
4 294 (47.88%) Microsoft
5 281 (45.77%) Windows Server
6 189 (30.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 189 (30.78%) Cisco
7 183 (29.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 182 (29.64%) Firewall
9 157 (25.57%) Linux
10 152 (24.76%) Office 365
11 134 (21.82%) Security Cleared
12 133 (21.66%) ITIL
12 133 (21.66%) Cisco Certification
13 123 (20.03%) Hyper-V
14 122 (19.87%) MS Exchange
15 120 (19.54%) Citrix
16 112 (18.24%) SAN
17 109 (17.75%) DNS
17 109 (17.75%) Microsoft Azure
18 107 (17.43%) LAN
19 98 (15.96%) WAN
20 94 (15.31%) TCP/IP
20 94 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
21 93 (15.15%) SQL Server
22 90 (14.66%) DV Cleared
23 89 (14.50%) Microsoft Certification
24 88 (14.33%) DHCP
25 87 (14.17%) SC Cleared
26 86 (14.01%) CCNA

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
1 122 (19.87%) MS Exchange
2 60 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 34 (5.54%) Skype for Business
5 30 (4.89%) Apache
6 28 (4.56%) SharePoint
7 20 (3.26%) IIS
8 17 (2.77%) OpenStack
9 13 (2.12%) Tomcat
10 10 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.65%) Confluence
12 4 (0.65%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.49%) nginx
13 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.33%) iPlanet
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 59 (9.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 152 (24.76%) Office 365
2 109 (17.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.93%) IaaS
4 18 (2.93%) SaaS
5 14 (2.28%) PaaS
6 8 (1.30%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.98%) GitHub
8 5 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.81%) IBM Cloud
9 4 (0.65%) SoftLayer
10 3 (0.49%) G Suite
11 2 (0.33%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 182 (29.64%) Firewall
2 112 (18.24%) SAN
3 109 (17.75%) DNS
4 107 (17.43%) LAN
5 98 (15.96%) WAN
6 94 (15.31%) TCP/IP
7 88 (14.33%) DHCP
8 56 (9.12%) VPN
9 46 (7.49%) VoIP
10 45 (7.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 44 (7.17%) Wireless
12 37 (6.03%) NAS
12 37 (6.03%) NX-OS
13 35 (5.70%) VLAN
14 33 (5.37%) Network Security
15 28 (4.56%) Software-Defined Networking
16 26 (4.23%) BGP
16 26 (4.23%) Cisco IOS
16 26 (4.23%) Wireshark
17 24 (3.91%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.89%) MySQL
3 15 (2.44%) NoSQL
4 11 (1.79%) MariaDB
4 11 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 11 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (1.14%) OLAP
8 5 (0.81%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.81%) Power BI
8 5 (0.81%) QlikView
8 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.49%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 37 (6.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 20 (3.26%) Jenkins
3 17 (2.77%) JIRA
4 12 (1.95%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (1.14%) Redmine
7 6 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.81%) Artifactory
8 5 (0.81%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.81%) InstallShield
8 5 (0.81%) MSBuild
8 5 (0.81%) MSI
8 5 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.81%) RSpec
8 5 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (0.49%) GitLab
9 3 (0.49%) GoCD
9 3 (0.49%) Travis CI
10 2 (0.33%) Maven
10 2 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 78 (12.70%) Finance
2 23 (3.75%) Advertising
3 20 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.09%) Legal
5 18 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 18 (2.93%) Marketing
6 8 (1.30%) Games
7 7 (1.14%) Electronics
8 5 (0.81%) Law
9 4 (0.65%) Retail
10 3 (0.49%) Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 120 (19.54%) Support Engineer
2 98 (15.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 84 (13.68%) Analyst
4 62 (10.10%) Network Engineer
5 55 (8.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 54 (8.79%) IT Support
7 53 (8.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 53 (8.63%) 3rd Line Support
8 52 (8.47%) IT Engineer
9 47 (7.65%) Support Analyst
10 43 (7.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 39 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 39 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
12 35 (5.70%) Administrator
12 35 (5.70%) Architect
12 35 (5.70%) IT Support Engineer
13 34 (5.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 29 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
15 27 (4.40%) Support Technician
16 24 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (4.72%) Web Services
2 13 (2.12%) .NET
3 8 (1.30%) JSON
4 6 (0.98%) XML
5 5 (0.81%) AngularJS
5 5 (0.81%) HTML
5 5 (0.81%) HTML5
5 5 (0.81%) LAMP
5 5 (0.81%) Middleware
6 4 (0.65%) Java EE
7 3 (0.49%) REST
7 3 (0.49%) Velocity
8 2 (0.33%) EDI
8 2 (0.33%) J2EE
8 2 (0.33%) MDX
8 2 (0.33%) SOAP
8 2 (0.33%) STL
8 2 (0.33%) WSDL
8 2 (0.33%) XSD
9 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 41 (6.68%) Management Information System
3 26 (4.23%) Replication
4 25 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.93%) Driving Licence
6 14 (2.28%) Clustering
7 11 (1.79%) Derivative
8 10 (1.63%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.63%) User Experience
8 10 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
9 9 (1.47%) iPad
9 9 (1.47%) Life Science
9 9 (1.47%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.98%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.81%) CCTV
12 5 (0.81%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.81%) Renewable Energy
13 4 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 437 (71.17%) Windows
2 281 (45.77%) Windows Server
3 189 (30.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 183 (29.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 157 (25.57%) Linux
6 79 (12.87%) Windows 7
7 58 (9.45%) Windows 10
8 43 (7.00%) Unix
9 41 (6.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (5.70%) Windows 8
12 34 (5.54%) CentOS
13 18 (2.93%) Windows XP
14 15 (2.44%) AIX
15 14 (2.28%) Mac OS X
16 12 (1.95%) Debian
17 10 (1.63%) Android
17 10 (1.63%) Apple iOS
18 9 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
18 9 (1.47%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (21.66%) ITIL
2 67 (10.91%) Service Management
3 51 (8.31%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (7.82%) Incident Management
5 46 (7.49%) Capacity Management
5 46 (7.49%) DevOps
6 41 (6.68%) Network Monitoring
6 41 (6.68%) Security Patching
7 39 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
8 37 (6.03%) Migration
8 37 (6.03%) Presales
9 35 (5.70%) Service Delivery
10 34 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (5.37%) TOGAF
12 29 (4.72%) Problem Management
13 27 (4.40%) High Availability
13 27 (4.40%) Project Management
14 26 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
15 24 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 83 (13.52%) SQL
2 46 (7.49%) Python
3 40 (6.51%) PowerShell
4 27 (4.40%) Bash Shell
4 27 (4.40%) Shell Script
5 24 (3.91%) Java
6 20 (3.26%) C
7 12 (1.95%) Perl
7 12 (1.95%) Ruby
8 10 (1.63%) Korn
8 10 (1.63%) VBScript
9 8 (1.30%) C#
9 8 (1.30%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.98%) PHP
11 5 (0.81%) VB
12 4 (0.65%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.49%) AWK
13 3 (0.49%) sed
14 2 (0.33%) C-shell
14 2 (0.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 134 (21.82%) Security Cleared
2 133 (21.66%) Cisco Certification
3 90 (14.66%) DV Cleared
4 89 (14.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 87 (14.17%) SC Cleared
6 86 (14.01%) CCNA
7 72 (11.73%) CCNP
8 58 (9.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 43 (7.00%) MCSE
10 39 (6.35%) Degree
11 26 (4.23%) Citrix Certification
11 26 (4.23%) MCSA
12 22 (3.58%) MCP
13 19 (3.09%) Network+ Certification
14 17 (2.77%) CISSP
15 16 (2.61%) CCA
15 16 (2.61%) MCITP
16 14 (2.28%) SANS
16 14 (2.28%) SSCP
17 8 (1.30%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (11.56%) SLA
2 21 (3.42%) PCI DSS
2 21 (3.42%) QA
3 18 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.81%) COBIT
4 5 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 396 (64.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 296 (48.21%) Active Directory
3 123 (20.03%) Hyper-V
4 83 (13.52%) VMware ESXi
5 65 (10.59%) vSphere
6 35 (5.70%) XenApp
7 26 (4.23%) NFS
8 24 (3.91%) Docker
8 24 (3.91%) XenDesktop
9 21 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (2.61%) Samba
11 9 (1.47%) Firmware
12 8 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (1.30%) VMware Server
13 7 (1.14%) VMware NSX
14 6 (0.98%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.81%) KVM
15 5 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.81%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 53 (8.63%) Nagios
2 44 (7.17%) SCCM
3 40 (6.51%) Puppet
4 37 (6.03%) Cisco LMS
4 37 (6.03%) Opsview
5 29 (4.72%) vCenter Server
6 20 (3.26%) Ansible
7 18 (2.93%) WSUS
8 13 (2.12%) Backup Exec
8 13 (2.12%) Cisco Prime
9 11 (1.79%) vMotion
10 10 (1.63%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 9 (1.47%) Kubernetes
11 9 (1.47%) NetBackup
11 9 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
11 9 (1.47%) SCDPM
12 8 (1.30%) ZABBIX
13 6 (0.98%) SCOM
13 6 (0.98%) Terraform
14 5 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 294 (47.88%) Microsoft
2 189 (30.78%) Cisco
3 120 (19.54%) Citrix
4 66 (10.75%) HP
5 55 (8.96%) Dell
5 55 (8.96%) Red Hat
6 37 (6.03%) Veeam
7 36 (5.86%) Oracle
8 29 (4.72%) NetApp
9 23 (3.75%) SolarWinds
10 19 (3.09%) Apple
11 18 (2.93%) EMC
12 16 (2.61%) 3PAR
13 15 (2.44%) IBM
14 14 (2.28%) Juniper
14 14 (2.28%) Symantec
15 12 (1.95%) SonicWALL
16 11 (1.79%) SAP
17 9 (1.47%) AlienVault
17 9 (1.47%) Scality