Period
to 23 September 2018

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 23 September 2018 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 53 28
Rank change year-on-year 0 -25 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware 541 642 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.25% 6.31% 7.86%
As % of the Vendors category 13.49% 14.63% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 453 550 726
South West median annual salary £40,500 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.28% +7.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,249 £21,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £53,750
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 4,011 4,389 4,877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.93% 43.16% 44.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,293 3,641 4,040
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -
10th Percentile £24,755 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 23 September 2018.

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 23 September 2018. 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 -1 150 £44,250 -1.67% 33
Dorset -2 110 £35,000 +2.94% 27
Bristol -32 98 £41,000 +2.50% 16
Somerset +12 73 £39,500 +19.70% 11
Gloucestershire -33 58 £44,000 +3.53% 12
Devon +22 27 £29,500 -15.71% 8
Cornwall +3 25 £35,000 +42.86% 3
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2018, 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.

1 394 (72.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 349 (64.51%) Windows
3 244 (45.10%) Microsoft
4 217 (40.11%) Windows Server
5 210 (38.82%) Active Directory
6 201 (37.15%) Linux
7 193 (35.67%) Cisco
8 165 (30.50%) Hyper-V
9 156 (28.84%) Citrix
10 153 (28.28%) Microsoft Azure
11 138 (25.51%) Security Cleared
12 132 (24.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 121 (22.37%) Office 365
14 119 (22.00%) MS Exchange
15 118 (21.81%) ITIL
16 113 (20.89%) Cisco Certification
16 113 (20.89%) Amazon AWS
17 108 (19.96%) Firewall
18 107 (19.78%) LAN
18 107 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
19 106 (19.59%) Service Management
20 103 (19.04%) Python
20 103 (19.04%) WAN
21 88 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
21 88 (16.27%) Data Centre
22 86 (15.90%) PowerShell
23 83 (15.34%) Windows Server 2008
24 82 (15.16%) DV Cleared
25 80 (14.79%) SAN
26 79 (14.60%) Puppet

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
1 119 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 43 (7.95%) SharePoint
3 41 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (6.28%) Apache
5 26 (4.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 23 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 20 (3.70%) Skype for Business
8 19 (3.51%) OpenStack
9 18 (3.33%) Tomcat
10 17 (3.14%) IIS
11 12 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (1.66%) nginx
13 8 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.74%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.37%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.37%) JBoss
15 2 (0.37%) Site Server
Applications
1 25 (4.62%) Microsoft Project
2 24 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) CATIA
5 2 (0.37%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) SAP R/3
1 2 (0.37%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 153 (28.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (22.37%) Office 365
3 113 (20.89%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (3.33%) IaaS
4 18 (3.33%) SaaS
5 14 (2.59%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (2.22%) PaaS
7 10 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (1.85%) Amazon S3
8 7 (1.29%) G Suite
9 6 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.55%) GitHub
11 3 (0.55%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.37%) OpenShift
13 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 108 (19.96%) Firewall
2 107 (19.78%) LAN
3 103 (19.04%) WAN
4 80 (14.79%) SAN
5 75 (13.86%) DNS
6 65 (12.01%) TCP/IP
7 53 (9.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 48 (8.87%) DHCP
9 47 (8.69%) NX-OS
10 43 (7.95%) BGP
11 42 (7.76%) EIGRP
12 40 (7.39%) Wireshark
13 39 (7.21%) Cisco IOS
14 35 (6.47%) Wireless
15 32 (5.91%) Unified Communications
16 28 (5.18%) Intrusion Detection
17 27 (4.99%) VoIP
18 26 (4.81%) Software-Defined Networking
19 25 (4.62%) NAS
20 23 (4.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.10%) MySQL
3 12 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (2.03%) MariaDB
5 9 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.48%) Oracle Database
7 4 (0.74%) Big Data
8 3 (0.55%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.55%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.37%) Redis
9 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.18%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 48 (8.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 36 (6.65%) Jenkins
3 20 (3.70%) JIRA
4 17 (3.14%) Git (software)
5 16 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (1.66%) Redmine
7 5 (0.92%) Bugzilla
7 5 (0.92%) Buildbot
7 5 (0.92%) Chocolatey
7 5 (0.92%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.92%) Trac
7 5 (0.92%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.74%) Subversion
9 2 (0.37%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.37%) GitLab
9 2 (0.37%) GoCD
10 1 (0.18%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.18%) Maven
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 49 (9.06%) Finance
2 24 (4.44%) Retail
2 24 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.40%) Games
3 13 (2.40%) Manufacturing
4 12 (2.22%) Electronics
4 12 (2.22%) Marketing
5 8 (1.48%) Law
6 4 (0.74%) Military
7 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.37%) Back Office
8 1 (0.18%) Advertising
8 1 (0.18%) Banking
8 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 104 (19.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 67 (12.38%) Support Engineer
3 57 (10.54%) Network Engineer
4 56 (10.35%) Architect
5 48 (8.87%) Linux Engineer
6 37 (6.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 35 (6.47%) Administrator
7 35 (6.47%) DevOps Engineer
7 35 (6.47%) IT Engineer
7 35 (6.47%) Solutions Architect
7 35 (6.47%) Windows Engineer
8 34 (6.28%) Infrastructure Support
9 32 (5.91%) 3rd Line Support
10 29 (5.36%) VMware Engineer
11 26 (4.81%) IT Support
11 26 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 24 (4.44%) Analyst
13 24 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
14 22 (4.07%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.22%) Web Services
2 9 (1.66%) JSON
3 8 (1.48%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.11%) Middleware
5 5 (0.92%) LAMP
5 5 (0.92%) RESTful
6 3 (0.55%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.55%) Node.js
6 3 (0.55%) WebSockets
6 3 (0.55%) WSGI
7 2 (0.37%) CSS
7 2 (0.37%) Django
7 2 (0.37%) HTML
7 2 (0.37%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (0.37%) Mason
7 2 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.37%) SOAP
8 1 (0.18%) .NET
8 1 (0.18%) CGI
8 1 (0.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 88 (16.27%) Data Centre
2 38 (7.02%) Hybrid Cloud
3 33 (6.10%) Clustering
4 29 (5.36%) Driving Licence
5 25 (4.62%) Blackberry
6 21 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (3.33%) NHS
9 17 (3.14%) Management Information System
10 16 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.03%) Computer Science
11 11 (2.03%) Public Cloud
12 10 (1.85%) Fat Client
12 10 (1.85%) Thin Client
12 10 (1.85%) User Experience
13 9 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
15 6 (1.11%) EMC VNX
15 6 (1.11%) iPad
15 6 (1.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 349 (64.51%) Windows
2 217 (40.11%) Windows Server
3 201 (37.15%) Linux
4 107 (19.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (15.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (13.68%) Windows 10
7 60 (11.09%) Windows 7
8 42 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (5.55%) CentOS
10 26 (4.81%) Unix
11 18 (3.33%) Ubuntu
11 18 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (2.03%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.85%) Debian
14 7 (1.29%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.11%) Android
16 4 (0.74%) Solaris
17 3 (0.55%) Fedora
17 3 (0.55%) Windows XP
18 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (24.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 118 (21.81%) ITIL
3 106 (19.59%) Service Management
4 70 (12.94%) Incident Management
5 69 (12.75%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (11.83%) DevOps
7 58 (10.72%) Network Monitoring
8 53 (9.80%) Problem-Solving
9 50 (9.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 49 (9.06%) Security Patching
11 47 (8.69%) Capacity Management
12 45 (8.32%) Data Protection
12 45 (8.32%) Security Monitoring
13 44 (8.13%) Project Management
13 44 (8.13%) Service Delivery
14 43 (7.95%) Technical Architecture
15 39 (7.21%) TOGAF
16 38 (7.02%) Enterprise Architecture
17 35 (6.47%) Configuration Management
18 33 (6.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 103 (19.04%) Python
2 86 (15.90%) PowerShell
3 43 (7.95%) SQL
4 39 (7.21%) Bash Shell
5 23 (4.25%) C
5 23 (4.25%) Ruby
6 22 (4.07%) Perl
7 16 (2.96%) JavaScript
8 10 (1.85%) Java
9 9 (1.66%) Korn
9 9 (1.66%) PHP
10 5 (0.92%) C++
10 5 (0.92%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.37%) Go
12 1 (0.18%) ANSI SQL
12 1 (0.18%) Tcl
12 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.18%) VB
12 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (25.51%) Security Cleared
2 113 (20.89%) Cisco Certification
3 88 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 82 (15.16%) DV Cleared
5 71 (13.12%) SC Cleared
6 68 (12.57%) CCNP
7 67 (12.38%) CCNA
8 39 (7.21%) Degree
9 34 (6.28%) MCSE
10 32 (5.91%) MCSA
11 27 (4.99%) Citrix Certification
11 27 (4.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 25 (4.62%) TOGAF Certification
13 21 (3.88%) MCITP
14 13 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (2.03%) CCA
16 10 (1.85%) CompTIA Security+
16 10 (1.85%) Network+ Certification
16 10 (1.85%) SANS
16 10 (1.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (13.68%) SLA
2 9 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 9 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.48%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.29%) QA
5 6 (1.11%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.55%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (0.37%) COBIT
7 2 (0.37%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.37%) PMO
8 1 (0.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 394 (72.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 210 (38.82%) Active Directory
3 165 (30.50%) Hyper-V
4 60 (11.09%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (8.32%) Virtual Desktop
6 37 (6.84%) vSphere
7 32 (5.91%) Docker
8 31 (5.73%) XenApp
9 23 (4.25%) KVM
10 21 (3.88%) XenDesktop
11 16 (2.96%) VMware NSX
12 13 (2.40%) VMware Server
13 12 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
14 10 (1.85%) NFS
14 10 (1.85%) Samba
14 10 (1.85%) Terminal Services
15 8 (1.48%) Xen
15 8 (1.48%) XenServer
16 4 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
17 3 (0.55%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 79 (14.60%) Puppet
2 73 (13.49%) Nagios
3 69 (12.75%) SCCM
4 47 (8.69%) Cisco LMS
4 47 (8.69%) Opsview
5 45 (8.32%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (8.13%) Ansible
7 35 (6.47%) vRealize
8 30 (5.55%) vCenter Server
9 27 (4.99%) SCOM
10 16 (2.96%) Cisco Prime
11 11 (2.03%) Kubernetes
11 11 (2.03%) Terraform
12 9 (1.66%) Galera Cluster
13 8 (1.48%) Cacti
13 8 (1.48%) NetBackup
14 6 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
14 6 (1.11%) WSUS
15 5 (0.92%) SCVMM
15 5 (0.92%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 244 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 193 (35.67%) Cisco
3 156 (28.84%) Citrix
4 55 (10.17%) HP
5 48 (8.87%) Red Hat
6 47 (8.69%) SolarWinds
7 43 (7.95%) Veeam
8 40 (7.39%) EMC
9 27 (4.99%) Dell
10 21 (3.88%) CheckPoint
10 21 (3.88%) Oracle
11 19 (3.51%) NetApp
12 16 (2.96%) Mitel
13 14 (2.59%) Google
13 14 (2.59%) Juniper
13 14 (2.59%) SAP
14 12 (2.22%) F5
15 11 (2.03%) Apple
16 10 (1.85%) 3PAR
16 10 (1.85%) Meraki