Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 2020 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
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 60 40
Rank change year-on-year +24 -20 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware 582 475 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.83% 4.82% 6.47%
As % of the Vendors category 17.35% 12.78% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 453 395 553
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,350 £27,500 £24,050
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 3,354 3,718 4,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.36% 37.77% 42.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,690 2,969 3,532
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £61,225
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 2020. 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 +3 145 £40,000 -22.33% 30
Bristol +25 115 £42,500 +3.66% 43
Dorset +17 109 £37,500 - 9
Gloucestershire +16 108 £42,500 -3.41% 21
Somerset +45 47 £45,000 +30.43% 12
Devon +13 35 £37,500 +10.29% 18
Cornwall +17 9 £60,000 +93.55% 2
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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.

1 452 (77.66%) Windows
2 392 (67.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 294 (50.52%) Active Directory
4 232 (39.86%) Windows Server
5 229 (39.35%) Microsoft
6 214 (36.77%) Office 365
7 188 (32.30%) Linux
8 178 (30.58%) Azure
9 176 (30.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 168 (28.87%) Hyper-V
11 158 (27.15%) Cisco
12 134 (23.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 132 (22.68%) Firewall
14 126 (21.65%) Security Cleared
15 111 (19.07%) PowerShell
16 108 (18.56%) Windows 10
17 100 (17.18%) AWS
18 98 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
18 98 (16.84%) Citrix
19 97 (16.67%) ITIL
20 84 (14.43%) SQL
21 83 (14.26%) Problem-Solving
22 82 (14.09%) TCP/IP
23 79 (13.57%) DNS
24 78 (13.40%) vSphere
25 77 (13.23%) MS Exchange
26 75 (12.89%) Mentoring
27 73 (12.54%) VMware ESXi
28 72 (12.37%) SC Cleared
28 72 (12.37%) 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 77 (13.23%) MS Exchange
2 71 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (3.61%) JBoss
5 20 (3.44%) Tomcat
6 19 (3.26%) Confluence
6 19 (3.26%) Skype for Business
7 17 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (2.41%) Apache
9 13 (2.23%) OpenStack
10 10 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (1.20%) Tornado
12 6 (1.03%) IIS
13 5 (0.86%) Jetty
13 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Fuse
16 2 (0.34%) Oracle Application Server
16 2 (0.34%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 47 (8.08%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 214 (36.77%) Office 365
2 178 (30.58%) Azure
3 100 (17.18%) AWS
4 28 (4.81%) GCP
5 27 (4.64%) OpenShift
6 23 (3.95%) IaaS
7 18 (3.09%) SaaS
8 14 (2.41%) Azure Stack
8 14 (2.41%) OneDrive
9 7 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.03%) PaaS
11 4 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.69%) BlazeMeter
11 4 (0.69%) NuGet
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.52%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.17%) G Suite
13 1 (0.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 132 (22.68%) Firewall
2 82 (14.09%) TCP/IP
3 79 (13.57%) DNS
4 66 (11.34%) LAN
5 62 (10.65%) DHCP
6 61 (10.48%) WAN
7 47 (8.08%) SAN
8 45 (7.73%) Wireless
9 40 (6.87%) VLAN
10 29 (4.98%) VoIP
11 26 (4.47%) Network Security
11 26 (4.47%) Skype
12 24 (4.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 24 (4.12%) VPN
13 22 (3.78%) Cisco Firepower
14 20 (3.44%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (3.26%) NetScaler
16 18 (3.09%) Cisco ISE
16 18 (3.09%) NAS
17 17 (2.92%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.22%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (1.37%) Big Data
4 6 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.69%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.69%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.52%) FileMaker
6 3 (0.52%) MySQL
7 2 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.17%) Ingres
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 33 (5.67%) JIRA
2 30 (5.15%) Jenkins
3 26 (4.47%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.41%) Visual Studio
5 9 (1.55%) TestRail
5 9 (1.55%) Zephyr
6 8 (1.37%) Bitbucket
6 8 (1.37%) Maven
7 7 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (0.86%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.86%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.69%) Chocolatey
9 4 (0.69%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.69%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.69%) JMeter
9 4 (0.69%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.69%) NeoLoad
9 4 (0.69%) Selenium
9 4 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 55 (9.45%) Finance
2 44 (7.56%) Retail
3 31 (5.33%) Electronics
4 30 (5.15%) Public Sector
5 25 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.95%) Military
7 22 (3.78%) Aerospace
8 18 (3.09%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.75%) Marketing
10 13 (2.23%) Legal
11 10 (1.72%) Automotive
12 7 (1.20%) Advertising
13 4 (0.69%) Environmental Health
13 4 (0.69%) Law
14 3 (0.52%) Games
15 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 131 (22.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 90 (15.46%) Support Engineer
3 51 (8.76%) IT Engineer
4 48 (8.25%) IT Support
5 47 (8.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 45 (7.73%) Consultant
7 38 (6.53%) 3rd Line Support
8 36 (6.19%) Architect
9 33 (5.67%) Analyst
10 31 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
11 30 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 30 (5.15%) Administrator
12 29 (4.98%) Systems Administrator
13 25 (4.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 25 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
13 25 (4.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 24 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
14 24 (4.12%) IT Support Engineer
15 23 (3.95%) VMware Engineer
16 20 (3.44%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.75%) Middleware
2 9 (1.55%) Web Services
3 6 (1.03%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (0.86%) JSON
4 5 (0.86%) Servlets
5 4 (0.69%) ADO
5 4 (0.69%) REST
5 4 (0.69%) RESTful
5 4 (0.69%) SOAP
5 4 (0.69%) Spring
5 4 (0.69%) XML
5 4 (0.69%) YAML
6 3 (0.52%) Apache Camel
6 3 (0.52%) J2EE
6 3 (0.52%) PowerMock
7 2 (0.34%) .NET
7 2 (0.34%) LDAP
8 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (0.17%) CSS
8 1 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 56 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.95%) Replication
3 22 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 21 (3.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 20 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.44%) EMC VNX
6 18 (3.09%) Blog
7 17 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
8 16 (2.75%) Driving Licence
9 14 (2.41%) Clustering
10 13 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.55%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.55%) iPad
11 9 (1.55%) iPhone
11 9 (1.55%) Private Cloud
11 9 (1.55%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.03%) CMDB
12 6 (1.03%) PKI
12 6 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
13 5 (0.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 452 (77.66%) Windows
2 232 (39.86%) Windows Server
3 188 (32.30%) Linux
4 134 (23.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 108 (18.56%) Windows 10
6 50 (8.59%) Windows 7
7 40 (6.87%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (6.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 31 (5.33%) CentOS
10 25 (4.30%) Unix
11 21 (3.61%) Ubuntu
12 20 (3.44%) Mac OS
13 19 (3.26%) Windows 8
14 10 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (1.55%) Debian
15 9 (1.55%) Fedora
16 7 (1.20%) Windows XP
17 6 (1.03%) Solaris
18 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (30.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 98 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (16.67%) ITIL
4 83 (14.26%) Problem-Solving
5 75 (12.89%) Mentoring
6 60 (10.31%) DevOps
7 50 (8.59%) Migration
8 47 (8.08%) Service Management
9 36 (6.19%) Configuration Management
9 36 (6.19%) Project Management
10 34 (5.84%) Service Delivery
11 30 (5.15%) Collaborative Working
12 25 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (4.30%) Presales
13 23 (3.95%) Load Balancing
14 22 (3.78%) CRM
15 21 (3.61%) Coaching
15 21 (3.61%) Computer Science
15 21 (3.61%) Kanban
15 21 (3.61%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 111 (19.07%) PowerShell
2 84 (14.43%) SQL
3 51 (8.76%) Python
4 32 (5.50%) Bash Shell
5 24 (4.12%) Shell Script
6 22 (3.78%) C
7 12 (2.06%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.06%) PHP
8 11 (1.89%) Perl
9 9 (1.55%) Java
10 7 (1.20%) Ruby
10 7 (1.20%) VBScript
11 5 (0.86%) C#
12 3 (0.52%) C++
12 3 (0.52%) Groovy
12 3 (0.52%) Kotlin
13 2 (0.34%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.17%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 126 (21.65%) Security Cleared
2 72 (12.37%) DV Cleared
2 72 (12.37%) SC Cleared
3 64 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (8.25%) CCNA
6 45 (7.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 42 (7.22%) Degree
8 41 (7.04%) MCSE
9 27 (4.64%) CCNP
9 27 (4.64%) MCSA
10 17 (2.92%) CCA
11 16 (2.75%) Citrix Certification
12 14 (2.41%) CCDP
12 14 (2.41%) CCIE
12 14 (2.41%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 10 (1.72%) VCP6
14 9 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (1.55%) MCP
15 8 (1.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.47%) SLA
2 22 (3.78%) GDPR
3 11 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 8 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.03%) QA
6 4 (0.69%) COBIT
6 4 (0.69%) GPG13
7 3 (0.52%) PMO
8 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.17%) GxP
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.17%) NIST
System Software
1 392 (67.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 294 (50.52%) Active Directory
3 168 (28.87%) Hyper-V
4 78 (13.40%) vSphere
5 73 (12.54%) VMware ESXi
6 69 (11.86%) Docker
7 45 (7.73%) XenApp
8 24 (4.12%) VMware NSX
9 22 (3.78%) VirtualBox
10 19 (3.26%) XenDesktop
11 18 (3.09%) Xen
12 16 (2.75%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (2.06%) Virtual Desktop
14 10 (1.72%) KVM
15 9 (1.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 8 (1.37%) Firmware
17 7 (1.20%) Samba
17 7 (1.20%) Virtual Servers
18 6 (1.03%) NFS
18 6 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 71 (12.20%) Ansible
2 58 (9.97%) vCenter Server
3 54 (9.28%) SCCM
4 48 (8.25%) Kubernetes
5 46 (7.90%) Puppet
6 26 (4.47%) Terraform
7 25 (4.30%) vRealize
8 21 (3.61%) SCOM
8 21 (3.61%) WSUS
9 20 (3.44%) Nagios
10 16 (2.75%) Docker Swarm
10 16 (2.75%) Red Hat Satellite
11 14 (2.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 14 (2.41%) Packer
11 14 (2.41%) SCOrch
12 12 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
14 10 (1.72%) Mesos
14 10 (1.72%) NetBackup
15 8 (1.37%) Cloudify
Vendors
1 229 (39.35%) Microsoft
2 158 (27.15%) Cisco
3 98 (16.84%) Citrix
4 61 (10.48%) Veeam
5 47 (8.08%) Red Hat
6 43 (7.39%) Dell
7 36 (6.19%) EMC
8 35 (6.01%) Atlassian
9 33 (5.67%) SolarWinds
10 31 (5.33%) Meraki
11 28 (4.81%) Google
11 28 (4.81%) HP
12 26 (4.47%) Apple
13 24 (4.12%) NetApp
14 20 (3.44%) Splunk
15 19 (3.26%) Juniper
16 17 (2.92%) IBM
17 16 (2.75%) SAP
18 15 (2.58%) McAfee
19 14 (2.41%) F5