Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 55 29
Rank change year-on-year +5 -26 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware 623 598 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 5.76% 5.68% 7.82%
As % of the Vendors category 14.20% 13.34% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 508 515 772
South West median annual salary £40,250 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +4.48% -10.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,275 £22,025
90th Percentile £55,000 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,514
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.03% +0.03%

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 4,386 4,483 5,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 40.57% 42.58% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,519 3,730 4,178
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,249 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £49,270 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +3.73% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +5 149 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Bristol -13 141 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Somerset +32 97 £37,500 +10.29% 5
Dorset +11 96 £40,000 +21.21% 12
Gloucestershire -16 65 £41,250 +10.00% 6
Devon +20 45 £29,750 -6.30% 5
Cornwall -9 30 £36,250 +47.96% 6
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 424 (68.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 412 (66.13%) Windows
3 274 (43.98%) Windows Server
4 269 (43.18%) Microsoft
5 243 (39.00%) Active Directory
6 231 (37.08%) Linux
7 209 (33.55%) Cisco
8 181 (29.05%) Hyper-V
9 174 (27.93%) Microsoft Azure
10 166 (26.65%) Citrix
11 155 (24.88%) ITIL
12 138 (22.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 137 (21.99%) Office 365
14 127 (20.39%) Service Management
14 127 (20.39%) Firewall
15 126 (20.22%) SAN
15 126 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 123 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
17 121 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
18 117 (18.78%) Security Cleared
19 115 (18.46%) WAN
20 114 (18.30%) MS Exchange
21 113 (18.14%) LAN
22 105 (16.85%) Puppet
23 98 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
24 97 (15.57%) SLA
25 93 (14.93%) Data Centre
26 90 (14.45%) Incident Management
27 88 (14.13%) Nagios
28 87 (13.96%) DNS

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
1 114 (18.30%) MS Exchange
2 59 (9.47%) Apache
3 42 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (6.26%) SharePoint
5 35 (5.62%) OpenStack
6 32 (5.14%) Skype for Business
7 29 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (4.33%) nginx
9 26 (4.17%) Tomcat
10 19 (3.05%) IIS
11 17 (2.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (2.41%) Apache Solr
13 10 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.48%) JBoss
17 2 (0.32%) ColdFusion
17 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
17 2 (0.32%) Site Server
Applications
1 36 (5.78%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.57%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) CATIA
6 1 (0.16%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
1 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 174 (27.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (21.99%) Office 365
3 121 (19.42%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (5.30%) SaaS
5 29 (4.65%) IaaS
6 15 (2.41%) PaaS
7 11 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (1.61%) G Suite
9 9 (1.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (1.44%) Amazon S3
9 9 (1.44%) OpenShift
10 8 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 127 (20.39%) Firewall
2 126 (20.22%) SAN
3 115 (18.46%) WAN
4 113 (18.14%) LAN
5 87 (13.96%) DNS
6 76 (12.20%) TCP/IP
7 57 (9.15%) VoIP
8 55 (8.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 53 (8.51%) DHCP
10 47 (7.54%) NX-OS
11 39 (6.26%) Wireless
12 37 (5.94%) NAS
13 35 (5.62%) BGP
14 34 (5.46%) EIGRP
15 31 (4.98%) Cisco IOS
16 30 (4.82%) Wireshark
17 25 (4.01%) VPN
18 23 (3.69%) Intrusion Detection
19 22 (3.53%) Remote Desktop
19 22 (3.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.87%) MySQL
3 24 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (2.41%) Redis
5 10 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (1.28%) MariaDB
7 4 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.32%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.32%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.16%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.16%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 57 (9.15%) Jenkins
2 48 (7.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 41 (6.58%) Git (software)
4 24 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (3.05%) JIRA
6 15 (2.41%) GoCD
7 8 (1.28%) Redmine
8 5 (0.80%) Bugzilla
8 5 (0.80%) Buildbot
8 5 (0.80%) Chocolatey
8 5 (0.80%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.80%) Trac
8 5 (0.80%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.64%) Subversion
10 2 (0.32%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.16%) GitLab
11 1 (0.16%) Maven
General
1 56 (8.99%) Finance
2 30 (4.82%) Retail
3 20 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 19 (3.05%) Marketing
5 16 (2.57%) Manufacturing
6 14 (2.25%) Electronics
7 12 (1.93%) Games
8 8 (1.28%) Law
8 8 (1.28%) Legal
9 6 (0.96%) Back Office
10 5 (0.80%) Banking
11 3 (0.48%) Military
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Billing
12 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 117 (18.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 67 (10.75%) Support Engineer
3 61 (9.79%) Linux Engineer
3 61 (9.79%) Network Engineer
4 58 (9.31%) DevOps Engineer
5 40 (6.42%) Administrator
5 40 (6.42%) Analyst
5 40 (6.42%) Architect
6 38 (6.10%) Infrastructure Support
7 35 (5.62%) Windows Engineer
8 34 (5.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 33 (5.30%) Systems Administrator
10 32 (5.14%) IT Support
11 31 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support
11 31 (4.98%) IT Engineer
11 31 (4.98%) VMware Engineer
12 25 (4.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 25 (4.01%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 24 (3.85%) E-Commerce Engineer
13 24 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.30%) Web Services
2 24 (3.85%) Middleware
3 12 (1.93%) LAMP
4 10 (1.61%) LEMP Stack
5 7 (1.12%) JSON
6 5 (0.80%) RESTful
7 4 (0.64%) CSS
7 4 (0.64%) Django
7 4 (0.64%) HTML
8 3 (0.48%) .NET
8 3 (0.48%) LDAP
8 3 (0.48%) Node.js
8 3 (0.48%) WebSockets
8 3 (0.48%) WSGI
9 2 (0.32%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.32%) jQuery
9 2 (0.32%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.32%) SOAP
9 2 (0.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 93 (14.93%) Data Centre
2 42 (6.74%) Clustering
3 32 (5.14%) Driving Licence
4 28 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
5 27 (4.33%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (3.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 19 (3.05%) User Experience
9 16 (2.57%) Blackberry
9 16 (2.57%) NHS
10 14 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
10 14 (2.25%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.12%) EMC VNX
12 6 (0.96%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.96%) iPad
12 6 (0.96%) iPhone
12 6 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (0.96%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 412 (66.13%) Windows
2 274 (43.98%) Windows Server
3 231 (37.08%) Linux
4 138 (22.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 126 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (10.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 64 (10.27%) Windows 7
8 60 (9.63%) Windows 10
9 45 (7.22%) CentOS
10 34 (5.46%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (4.98%) Unix
12 13 (2.09%) AIX
12 13 (2.09%) Windows 8
13 12 (1.93%) Ubuntu
14 11 (1.77%) Debian
15 7 (1.12%) Android
15 7 (1.12%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.64%) Solaris
16 4 (0.64%) Windows 2000
16 4 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (24.88%) ITIL
2 127 (20.39%) Service Management
3 90 (14.45%) Incident Management
4 84 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (12.68%) DevOps
6 69 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
7 66 (10.59%) Network Monitoring
8 64 (10.27%) Service Delivery
9 57 (9.15%) Root Cause Analysis
10 55 (8.83%) Project Management
11 51 (8.19%) Configuration Management
12 50 (8.03%) Capacity Management
13 49 (7.87%) Security Patching
14 37 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
15 34 (5.46%) Migration
15 34 (5.46%) TOGAF
16 32 (5.14%) Data Protection
17 31 (4.98%) E-Commerce
18 30 (4.82%) Customer Requirements
18 30 (4.82%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 82 (13.16%) Python
2 75 (12.04%) PowerShell
3 52 (8.35%) SQL
4 40 (6.42%) Bash Shell
5 26 (4.17%) Perl
6 23 (3.69%) Ruby
7 22 (3.53%) C
8 18 (2.89%) Shell Script
9 15 (2.41%) JavaScript
10 11 (1.77%) PHP
11 8 (1.28%) Java
11 8 (1.28%) Korn
12 4 (0.64%) C++
13 2 (0.32%) C#
13 2 (0.32%) Go
13 2 (0.32%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.32%) VBScript
14 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 123 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (18.78%) Security Cleared
3 98 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 85 (13.64%) CCNA
5 73 (11.72%) DV Cleared
6 63 (10.11%) CCNP
6 63 (10.11%) SC Cleared
7 41 (6.58%) MCSE
8 34 (5.46%) Degree
9 33 (5.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
11 25 (4.01%) MCITP
11 25 (4.01%) MCSA
12 18 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
13 16 (2.57%) TOGAF Certification
14 11 (1.77%) CCA
15 8 (1.28%) CISSP
15 8 (1.28%) GIAC
15 8 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
15 8 (1.28%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (15.57%) SLA
2 9 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 7 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.96%) QA
6 5 (0.80%) Government Security Classifications
7 4 (0.64%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.64%) PMO
8 2 (0.32%) COBIT
8 2 (0.32%) GDPR
8 2 (0.32%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.16%) GCP
System Software
1 424 (68.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 243 (39.00%) Active Directory
3 181 (29.05%) Hyper-V
4 62 (9.95%) VMware ESXi
5 47 (7.54%) Docker
6 38 (6.10%) vSphere
7 37 (5.94%) XenApp
8 33 (5.30%) KVM
9 29 (4.65%) Virtual Desktop
10 14 (2.25%) VMware NSX
10 14 (2.25%) XenDesktop
11 12 (1.93%) Virtual Servers
12 11 (1.77%) VMware Server
13 10 (1.61%) NFS
14 8 (1.28%) Samba
14 8 (1.28%) Terminal Services
15 7 (1.12%) Ceph
15 7 (1.12%) Postfix
15 7 (1.12%) Shibboleth
15 7 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 105 (16.85%) Puppet
2 88 (14.13%) Nagios
3 72 (11.56%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (9.95%) Ansible
5 57 (9.15%) SCCM
6 47 (7.54%) Cisco LMS
6 47 (7.54%) Opsview
7 30 (4.82%) Terraform
8 29 (4.65%) Kubernetes
9 27 (4.33%) Cisco Prime
10 22 (3.53%) Kibana
11 19 (3.05%) SCOM
11 19 (3.05%) vCenter Server
12 18 (2.89%) vRealize
13 12 (1.93%) SolarWinds Orion
14 11 (1.77%) WSUS
15 10 (1.61%) NetBackup
16 9 (1.44%) Backup Exec
17 8 (1.28%) Cacti
17 8 (1.28%) Galera Cluster
Vendors
1 269 (43.18%) Microsoft
2 209 (33.55%) Cisco
3 166 (26.65%) Citrix
4 82 (13.16%) Red Hat
5 69 (11.08%) HP
6 51 (8.19%) SolarWinds
7 48 (7.70%) EMC
7 48 (7.70%) Veeam
8 35 (5.62%) Dell
9 30 (4.82%) Oracle
10 24 (3.85%) CheckPoint
10 24 (3.85%) NetApp
11 20 (3.21%) Juniper
12 19 (3.05%) F5
13 17 (2.73%) Google
14 16 (2.57%) SAP
15 15 (2.41%) 3PAR
16 14 (2.25%) Sophos
16 14 (2.25%) Symantec
17 12 (1.93%) Mitel