Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 33 27
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 +12
Permanent jobs citing VMware 645 747 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 6.40% 7.11% 8.08%
As % of the Vendors category 15.06% 16.46% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 545 611 848
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £60,000
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 4,284 4,537 4,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 42.51% 43.20% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3,542 3,777 4,229
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £61,225 £60,000 £60,150
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
Bristol +21 164 £37,500 +2.74% 29
Wiltshire -1 162 £40,000 +14.29% 18
Gloucestershire -13 106 £40,000 -1.23% 7
Dorset -5 101 £37,500 +20.00% 20
Somerset +2 73 £37,500 -2.60% 6
Cornwall -30 26 £25,000 +2.04% 1
Devon -24 11 £29,250 +1.74% 16
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 446 (69.15%) Windows
2 435 (67.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 324 (50.23%) Active Directory
4 313 (48.53%) Microsoft
5 305 (47.29%) Windows Server
6 181 (28.06%) Firewall
7 173 (26.82%) Cisco
8 170 (26.36%) ITIL
8 170 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 163 (25.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 161 (24.96%) Linux
11 155 (24.03%) Office 365
12 149 (23.10%) Hyper-V
13 143 (22.17%) Security Cleared
14 139 (21.55%) Citrix
15 133 (20.62%) Microsoft Azure
16 132 (20.47%) MS Exchange
17 123 (19.07%) Cisco Certification
18 118 (18.29%) DNS
19 114 (17.67%) WAN
20 113 (17.52%) DV Cleared
21 108 (16.74%) LAN
22 107 (16.59%) Service Management
23 103 (15.97%) TCP/IP
24 101 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
25 99 (15.35%) SQL Server
26 98 (15.19%) SAN
27 94 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
28 92 (14.26%) Windows 7
29 89 (13.80%) SLA

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
1 132 (20.47%) MS Exchange
2 59 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (4.81%) Skype for Business
5 28 (4.34%) Apache
6 21 (3.26%) SharePoint
7 18 (2.79%) IIS
8 16 (2.48%) OpenStack
9 15 (2.33%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.93%) nginx
13 3 (0.47%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.47%) Confluence
13 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.31%) JBoss
14 2 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 57 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 155 (24.03%) Office 365
2 133 (20.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (4.03%) IaaS
5 17 (2.64%) Amazon S3
5 17 (2.64%) PaaS
6 13 (2.02%) SaaS
7 6 (0.93%) IBM Cloud
8 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (0.78%) SoftLayer
9 4 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.47%) G Suite
11 2 (0.31%) GitHub
12 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
12 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.16%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 181 (28.06%) Firewall
2 118 (18.29%) DNS
3 114 (17.67%) WAN
4 108 (16.74%) LAN
5 103 (15.97%) TCP/IP
6 98 (15.19%) SAN
7 88 (13.64%) DHCP
8 67 (10.39%) VoIP
9 56 (8.68%) VPN
10 52 (8.06%) Cisco Nexus
11 47 (7.29%) VLAN
12 46 (7.13%) NX-OS
13 39 (6.05%) Wireless
14 29 (4.50%) NAS
15 28 (4.34%) BGP
16 26 (4.03%) Wireshark
17 25 (3.88%) Cisco IOS
17 25 (3.88%) EIGRP
17 25 (3.88%) IP Telephony
18 24 (3.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.19%) MySQL
3 19 (2.95%) SQL Server 2016
4 17 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (1.71%) NoSQL
7 9 (1.40%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.09%) MariaDB
8 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (0.78%) Redis
11 4 (0.62%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.31%) Riak
12 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (7.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 27 (4.19%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.26%) Git (software)
3 21 (3.26%) JIRA
4 10 (1.55%) Artifactory
4 10 (1.55%) GoCD
4 10 (1.55%) Redmine
5 9 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.93%) Maven
7 6 (0.93%) MSBuild
7 6 (0.93%) RSpec
7 6 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (0.78%) Ant
8 5 (0.78%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.78%) InstallShield
8 5 (0.78%) MSI
8 5 (0.78%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.47%) Gradle
General
1 45 (6.98%) Finance
2 19 (2.95%) Legal
3 16 (2.48%) Advertising
3 16 (2.48%) Games
4 12 (1.86%) Marketing
5 11 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.40%) Retail
7 7 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.93%) Law
9 5 (0.78%) Military
10 4 (0.62%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.16%) Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Local Government
12 1 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 133 (20.62%) Support Engineer
2 89 (13.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 84 (13.02%) IT Support
4 66 (10.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 64 (9.92%) IT Engineer
6 61 (9.46%) Network Engineer
7 50 (7.75%) Analyst
8 49 (7.60%) Linux Engineer
9 47 (7.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 44 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
11 41 (6.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 41 (6.36%) Administrator
12 38 (5.89%) 3rd Line Support
12 38 (5.89%) Systems Administrator
13 37 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 35 (5.43%) Support Analyst
14 35 (5.43%) Support Technician
15 33 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 33 (5.12%) Infrastructure Support
16 29 (4.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.65%) Web Services
2 16 (2.48%) .NET
3 10 (1.55%) Middleware
4 9 (1.40%) JSON
4 9 (1.40%) LDAP
5 8 (1.24%) HTML
5 8 (1.24%) HTML5
6 7 (1.09%) AngularJS
6 7 (1.09%) XML
7 5 (0.78%) Java EE
8 4 (0.62%) Velocity
9 3 (0.47%) REST
10 2 (0.31%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.31%) jQuery
10 2 (0.31%) MDX
10 2 (0.31%) Node.js
10 2 (0.31%) SOAP
10 2 (0.31%) Spring
10 2 (0.31%) WCF
10 2 (0.31%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.13%) Data Centre
2 32 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.65%) User Experience
4 19 (2.95%) Derivative
5 18 (2.79%) Driving Licence
5 18 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.17%) Public Cloud
6 14 (2.17%) Replication
7 10 (1.55%) Clustering
8 9 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
9 8 (1.24%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.09%) Life Science
11 5 (0.78%) Computer Science
11 5 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (0.62%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.62%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.62%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 446 (69.15%) Windows
2 305 (47.29%) Windows Server
3 170 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 163 (25.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 161 (24.96%) Linux
6 92 (14.26%) Windows 7
7 76 (11.78%) Windows 10
8 55 (8.53%) Unix
9 49 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 46 (7.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 42 (6.51%) Windows 8
12 41 (6.36%) CentOS
13 19 (2.95%) Mac OS X
14 16 (2.48%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (1.55%) AIX
16 9 (1.40%) Android
16 9 (1.40%) Apple iOS
16 9 (1.40%) Debian
16 9 (1.40%) VMS
16 9 (1.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (26.36%) ITIL
2 107 (16.59%) Service Management
3 81 (12.56%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (9.92%) Incident Management
5 56 (8.68%) Capacity Management
6 51 (7.91%) Network Monitoring
7 49 (7.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 46 (7.13%) Security Patching
8 46 (7.13%) Service Delivery
9 43 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 43 (6.67%) DevOps
10 40 (6.20%) Mentoring
10 40 (6.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (5.12%) Problem Management
12 32 (4.96%) Coaching
12 32 (4.96%) Migration
13 31 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
14 29 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
14 29 (4.50%) Presales
15 28 (4.34%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 73 (11.32%) SQL
2 42 (6.51%) Python
3 29 (4.50%) PowerShell
4 28 (4.34%) Java
4 28 (4.34%) Shell Script
5 26 (4.03%) C
6 23 (3.57%) Bash Shell
7 12 (1.86%) C#
8 11 (1.71%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.71%) Korn
9 9 (1.40%) Ruby
9 9 (1.40%) VBScript
10 7 (1.09%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.78%) PHP
11 5 (0.78%) VB
12 4 (0.62%) Perl
13 3 (0.47%) C++
14 2 (0.31%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.16%) F#
15 1 (0.16%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 143 (22.17%) Security Cleared
2 123 (19.07%) Cisco Certification
3 113 (17.52%) DV Cleared
4 94 (14.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 85 (13.18%) CCNA
6 74 (11.47%) SC Cleared
7 54 (8.37%) CCNP
7 54 (8.37%) Degree
8 45 (6.98%) MCSE
9 34 (5.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 24 (3.72%) Citrix Certification
11 20 (3.10%) MCSA
12 19 (2.95%) MCP
13 16 (2.48%) RHCE
13 16 (2.48%) RHCSA
14 15 (2.33%) CCA
15 14 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (2.02%) MCITP
16 13 (2.02%) Network+ Certification
17 12 (1.86%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (13.80%) SLA
2 15 (2.33%) QA
3 14 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.17%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.78%) COBIT
5 3 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (0.47%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 435 (67.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 324 (50.23%) Active Directory
3 149 (23.10%) Hyper-V
4 75 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (5.74%) Virtual Machines
6 35 (5.43%) vSphere
7 32 (4.96%) Docker
8 31 (4.81%) XenApp
9 29 (4.50%) NFS
10 27 (4.19%) Samba
11 18 (2.79%) XenDesktop
12 16 (2.48%) Terminal Services
13 11 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
14 10 (1.55%) VMware NSX
15 9 (1.40%) Firmware
15 9 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (1.24%) VirtualBox
17 6 (0.93%) LXC
17 6 (0.93%) VMware Server
18 5 (0.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 67 (10.39%) Nagios
2 52 (8.06%) Puppet
3 46 (7.13%) Cisco LMS
3 46 (7.13%) Opsview
4 39 (6.05%) SCCM
5 27 (4.19%) vCenter Server
6 26 (4.03%) Ansible
7 23 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
8 21 (3.26%) WSUS
9 17 (2.64%) Kubernetes
10 14 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (2.02%) Terraform
12 12 (1.86%) Backup Exec
13 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 9 (1.40%) SCDPM
14 7 (1.09%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.93%) NetBackup
16 5 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
17 4 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
18 3 (0.47%) Cacti
Vendors
1 313 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 173 (26.82%) Cisco
3 139 (21.55%) Citrix
4 66 (10.23%) Red Hat
5 64 (9.92%) HP
6 45 (6.98%) Dell
7 42 (6.51%) Oracle
8 32 (4.96%) Veeam
9 30 (4.65%) EMC
10 27 (4.19%) SolarWinds
11 26 (4.03%) Apple
12 17 (2.64%) NetApp
13 16 (2.48%) Google
13 16 (2.48%) Scality
14 11 (1.71%) 3PAR
14 11 (1.71%) IBM
14 11 (1.71%) Meraki
14 11 (1.71%) Sophos
15 10 (1.55%) DataCore
16 9 (1.40%) ServiceNow