Period
to 16 September 2021

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 16 September 2021 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
16 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 32 39
Rank change year-on-year -25 +7 +19
Permanent jobs citing VMware 397 267 670
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 5.17% 7.80% 6.70%
As % of the Vendors category 12.31% 19.55% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 251 209 571
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,375 £26,750
25th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +16.00% -11.76% +2.41%
75th Percentile £55,000 £52,250 £51,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.11% +11.76% -5.56%

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 3,225 1,366 4,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 41.98% 39.88% 40.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,189 1,084 3,355
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,250
25th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median % change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,750 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing VMware as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware in the South West.

Salary trend for VMware in the South West

VMware
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware in the South West over the 6 months to 16 September 2021.

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 16 September 2021. 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
Gloucestershire +18 138 £47,500 +16.56% 14
Wiltshire -7 91 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Bristol -77 83 £46,000 +22.67% 31
Somerset -10 32 £34,500 -30.30% 4
Devon +5 23 £45,000 +62.16% 13
Dorset -27 19 £50,000 +53.12% 18
Cornwall -18 8 £34,750 -26.84% 3
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2021, 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.

1 251 (63.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 236 (59.45%) Windows
3 224 (56.42%) Azure
4 197 (49.62%) Microsoft
5 142 (35.77%) Windows Server
6 139 (35.01%) Linux
7 136 (34.26%) Active Directory
8 124 (31.23%) Microsoft 365
9 122 (30.73%) AWS
10 118 (29.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 99 (24.94%) ITIL
12 98 (24.69%) Firewall
13 95 (23.93%) DevOps
14 94 (23.68%) Security Cleared
15 91 (22.92%) Hyper-V
16 89 (22.42%) PowerShell
17 83 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
18 78 (19.65%) Social Skills
19 77 (19.40%) Docker
20 75 (18.89%) Ansible
21 72 (18.14%) Bash Shell
22 70 (17.63%) Puppet
23 66 (16.62%) DNS
24 64 (16.12%) Python
24 64 (16.12%) VMware ESXi
25 62 (15.62%) DHCP
25 62 (15.62%) SAN
26 58 (14.61%) Windows Server 2016
26 58 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
27 56 (14.11%) Mentoring

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 42 (10.58%) Confluence
2 27 (6.80%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.02%) IIS
5 10 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.27%) Apache
7 8 (2.02%) Skype for Business
7 8 (2.02%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (1.26%) WildFly
10 3 (0.76%) nginx
11 2 (0.50%) Moodle
12 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (9.07%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.51%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.25%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 224 (56.42%) Azure
2 124 (31.23%) Microsoft 365
3 122 (30.73%) AWS
4 28 (7.05%) IaaS
5 26 (6.55%) SaaS
6 25 (6.30%) OpenShift
7 21 (5.29%) GCP
8 19 (4.79%) PaaS
9 14 (3.53%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.26%) Serverless
11 4 (1.01%) Amazon ECS
11 4 (1.01%) OneDrive
11 4 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.50%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.50%) BlazeMeter
13 2 (0.50%) GitHub
13 2 (0.50%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 98 (24.69%) Firewall
2 66 (16.62%) DNS
3 62 (15.62%) DHCP
3 62 (15.62%) SAN
4 53 (13.35%) VPN
5 49 (12.34%) VLAN
6 37 (9.32%) IPv4
6 37 (9.32%) TCP/IP
7 36 (9.07%) WAN
8 33 (8.31%) LAN
9 30 (7.56%) OSPF
10 23 (5.79%) Wireless
11 12 (3.02%) MPLS
12 11 (2.77%) Internet
12 11 (2.77%) iSCSI
12 11 (2.77%) Skype
13 8 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (2.02%) Wireshark
14 7 (1.76%) Fibre Channel
14 7 (1.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (1.26%) Big Data
4 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.01%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.50%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.50%) Power BI
6 2 (0.50%) Power Query
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.25%) MySQL
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 48 (12.09%) JIRA
2 43 (10.83%) Git (software)
3 26 (6.55%) Subversion
4 10 (2.52%) JMeter
5 8 (2.02%) Cypress.io
6 6 (1.51%) IDA Disassembler
6 6 (1.51%) Jenkins
6 6 (1.51%) Protractor
7 5 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.01%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.01%) Selenium
9 3 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (0.76%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.50%) jMock
10 2 (0.50%) JUnit
10 2 (0.50%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.50%) Maven
10 2 (0.50%) Rational Functional Tester
10 2 (0.50%) Robot Framework
10 2 (0.50%) WinRunner
General
1 78 (19.65%) Social Skills
2 44 (11.08%) Finance
3 23 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.04%) Public Sector
5 16 (4.03%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.52%) Retail
7 9 (2.27%) Organisational Skills
7 9 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.76%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (1.51%) Law
10 5 (1.26%) Games
10 5 (1.26%) Legal
10 5 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.01%) Electronics
11 4 (1.01%) Marketing
12 3 (0.76%) Military
13 1 (0.25%) Documentation Skills
13 1 (0.25%) French Language
13 1 (0.25%) Local Government
13 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (26.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (11.59%) Linux Engineer
3 43 (10.83%) Architect
4 40 (10.08%) DevOps Engineer
5 34 (8.56%) Support Engineer
6 33 (8.31%) IT Support
7 26 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
8 25 (6.30%) Analyst
9 24 (6.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 24 (6.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 24 (6.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 23 (5.79%) IT Engineer
11 20 (5.04%) Cloud Architect
11 20 (5.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (4.79%) VMware Engineer
13 17 (4.28%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (4.28%) 3rd Line Support
13 17 (4.28%) Administrator
13 17 (4.28%) Systems Administrator
14 16 (4.03%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.59%) Web Services
2 9 (2.27%) REST
3 7 (1.76%) SOAP
4 6 (1.51%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.51%) Hibernate
4 6 (1.51%) Java EE
5 5 (1.26%) ActiveMQ
5 5 (1.26%) CSS
5 5 (1.26%) DHTMLX
5 5 (1.26%) HTML
5 5 (1.26%) jQuery
5 5 (1.26%) JSP
5 5 (1.26%) Middleware
5 5 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (1.01%) .NET
6 4 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.76%) LAMP
7 3 (0.76%) Spring
8 2 (0.50%) RESTful
8 2 (0.50%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.58%) Data Centre
2 41 (10.33%) Public Cloud
3 40 (10.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 32 (8.06%) Driving Licence
5 17 (4.28%) Clustering
6 12 (3.02%) Replication
7 8 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.02%) User Experience
8 7 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.51%) Cloud Native
9 6 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.51%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.51%) Wiki
10 5 (1.26%) HP Storage
10 5 (1.26%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.26%) PKI
10 5 (1.26%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.01%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 236 (59.45%) Windows
2 142 (35.77%) Windows Server
3 139 (35.01%) Linux
4 58 (14.61%) Windows Server 2016
5 53 (13.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (11.34%) Windows Server 2019
7 37 (9.32%) Windows 10
8 30 (7.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (6.80%) CentOS
10 26 (6.55%) Unix
11 22 (5.54%) Ubuntu
12 18 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (4.03%) Windows 7
14 10 (2.52%) Android
14 10 (2.52%) Windows 8
15 9 (2.27%) Apple iOS
16 4 (1.01%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
17 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (29.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 99 (24.94%) ITIL
3 95 (23.93%) DevOps
4 83 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
6 56 (14.11%) Mentoring
7 54 (13.60%) Service Management
8 53 (13.35%) Infrastructure as Code
9 52 (13.10%) Scrum
10 47 (11.84%) Software Testing
11 42 (10.58%) SDLC
12 41 (10.33%) Cyber Intelligence
13 40 (10.08%) Task Automation
14 36 (9.07%) DevSecOps
15 35 (8.82%) Data Science
15 35 (8.82%) Machine Learning
15 35 (8.82%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 35 (8.82%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 32 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
17 29 (7.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 89 (22.42%) PowerShell
2 72 (18.14%) Bash Shell
3 64 (16.12%) Python
4 37 (9.32%) Java
5 34 (8.56%) SQL
6 17 (4.28%) JavaScript
7 15 (3.78%) C
8 10 (2.52%) C++
9 8 (2.02%) Perl
10 7 (1.76%) C#
11 5 (1.26%) VB
11 5 (1.26%) VBScript
12 3 (0.76%) Go
13 2 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 2 (0.50%) Java 11
13 2 (0.50%) PHP
13 2 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 94 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 42 (10.58%) SC Cleared
3 30 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (5.29%) DV Cleared
5 19 (4.79%) Degree
6 17 (4.28%) MCSE
7 13 (3.27%) AWS Certification
7 13 (3.27%) DBS Check
7 13 (3.27%) MCSA
7 13 (3.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.77%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.52%) GIAC
9 10 (2.52%) RHCE
10 9 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.76%) CCNP
12 6 (1.51%) VCAP
12 6 (1.51%) VCDX
13 5 (1.26%) CCA
13 5 (1.26%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.28%) QA
3 15 (3.78%) SLA
4 11 (2.77%) GDPR
4 11 (2.77%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 5 (1.26%) PMO
7 2 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.50%) Def Stans
System Software
1 251 (63.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 136 (34.26%) Active Directory
3 91 (22.92%) Hyper-V
4 77 (19.40%) Docker
5 64 (16.12%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (10.08%) vSphere
7 17 (4.28%) XenApp
8 16 (4.03%) VMware NSX
9 11 (2.77%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (2.77%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (2.52%) XenDesktop
11 7 (1.76%) KVM
12 6 (1.51%) VirtualBox
12 6 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (1.51%) Xen
13 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.01%) NFS
14 4 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.50%) Firmware
15 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 75 (18.89%) Ansible
2 70 (17.63%) Puppet
3 34 (8.56%) Kubernetes
4 26 (6.55%) SCCM
5 25 (6.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 24 (6.05%) Terraform
7 19 (4.79%) vCenter Server
8 7 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (1.76%) Packer
9 5 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (1.26%) vRealize
9 5 (1.26%) WSUS
10 3 (0.76%) FortiGate
10 3 (0.76%) SCOM
11 2 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.50%) Kibana
11 2 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.50%) Nagios
11 2 (0.50%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 197 (49.62%) Microsoft
2 51 (12.85%) Citrix
3 47 (11.84%) Red Hat
3 47 (11.84%) Veeam
4 38 (9.57%) Cisco
5 28 (7.05%) NetApp
6 24 (6.05%) Google
7 23 (5.79%) Oracle
8 18 (4.53%) Dell
9 12 (3.02%) HP
10 11 (2.77%) Meraki
11 10 (2.52%) IBM
11 10 (2.52%) SAP
12 9 (2.27%) Sophos
13 8 (2.02%) EMC
14 6 (1.51%) Apple
14 6 (1.51%) Dell Compellent
14 6 (1.51%) SolarWinds
15 5 (1.26%) Aruba
15 5 (1.26%) F5