Period
to 5 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 74 91
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1,454 3,180 3,322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.97% 3.86% 3.42%
As % of the System Software category 22.40% 22.75% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,162 2,750 2,768
Median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -0.62% +0.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,841
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +5.88%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6,491 13,980 13,743
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.70% 16.99% 14.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5,141 11,411 10,890
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +12.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the UK excluding London

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in the UK excluding London

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 5 August 2020.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the UK excluding London

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 5 August 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
South East +2 424 £47,500 +5.56% 61
North of England +16 324 £42,500 +21.43% 65
Midlands +14 269 £45,000 +9.16% 29
West Midlands +21 218 £45,000 +5.88% 20
South West -8 184 £40,000 -3.61% 32
North West +33 176 £48,000 +26.32% 40
East of England -2 135 £40,000 -3.61% 14
Yorkshire +3 114 £40,000 +19.40% 17
Wales +41 75 £38,500 -2.53% 6
Scotland +75 52 £46,820 +12.82% 9
East Midlands -5 49 £42,500 +10.39% 9
North East +21 34 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Northern Ireland +24 2 £52,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 2020, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 1,454 (100.00%) VMware
2 987 (67.88%) Windows
3 783 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 652 (44.84%) Windows Server
5 620 (42.64%) Active Directory
6 598 (41.13%) Azure
7 524 (36.04%) Hyper-V
8 494 (33.98%) Office 365
9 418 (28.75%) Cisco
10 408 (28.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 389 (26.75%) Linux
12 383 (26.34%) Firewall
13 321 (22.08%) PowerShell
14 296 (20.36%) Citrix
15 289 (19.88%) ITIL
16 283 (19.46%) AWS
17 277 (19.05%) DNS
18 250 (17.19%) WAN
19 246 (16.92%) DHCP
20 236 (16.23%) Data Centre
21 229 (15.75%) LAN
22 226 (15.54%) vSphere
23 219 (15.06%) SQL Server
24 211 (14.51%) Windows Server 2012
25 207 (14.24%) SAN
26 202 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
27 199 (13.69%) SQL
28 197 (13.55%) MS Exchange
29 190 (13.07%) SCCM
30 189 (13.00%) Security Cleared

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 197 (13.55%) MS Exchange
2 118 (8.12%) SharePoint
3 88 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 55 (3.78%) Skype for Business
5 44 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 44 (3.03%) IIS
6 37 (2.54%) OpenStack
7 31 (2.13%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.31%) Confluence
9 17 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (1.03%) Apache
11 9 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (0.55%) JBoss
12 8 (0.55%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.28%) Sitefinity
14 3 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
14 3 (0.21%) nginx
15 2 (0.14%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 119 (8.18%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (1.51%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.28%) Maximo
1 4 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (0.28%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (0.21%) assyst
2 3 (0.21%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.21%) Exchequer
3 1 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.069%) Faxination
3 1 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.069%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 598 (41.13%) Azure
2 494 (33.98%) Office 365
3 283 (19.46%) AWS
4 92 (6.33%) IaaS
5 82 (5.64%) PaaS
6 53 (3.65%) GCP
7 48 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 47 (3.23%) SaaS
9 33 (2.27%) OneDrive
10 32 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
12 19 (1.31%) Mimecast
13 15 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
13 15 (1.03%) Power Platform
14 13 (0.89%) GitHub
15 10 (0.69%) Amazon S3
16 8 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 7 (0.48%) BPaaS
18 6 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
18 6 (0.41%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 383 (26.34%) Firewall
2 277 (19.05%) DNS
3 250 (17.19%) WAN
4 246 (16.92%) DHCP
5 229 (15.75%) LAN
6 207 (14.24%) SAN
7 169 (11.62%) VPN
8 159 (10.94%) TCP/IP
9 98 (6.74%) Wireless
10 87 (5.98%) VoIP
11 77 (5.30%) VLAN
12 70 (4.81%) Network Security
13 67 (4.61%) Skype
14 52 (3.58%) Internet
15 45 (3.09%) Unified Communications
16 42 (2.89%) iSCSI
17 39 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
18 36 (2.48%) NetScaler
19 35 (2.41%) NAS
20 33 (2.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (15.06%) SQL Server
2 47 (3.23%) MySQL
3 37 (2.54%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (2.20%) SQL Server 2016
5 20 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
5 20 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
6 16 (1.10%) Big Data
6 16 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (1.03%) Power BI
8 14 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 13 (0.89%) CouchDB
9 13 (0.89%) MongoDB
9 13 (0.89%) SQL Server 2017
10 12 (0.83%) Hadoop
11 11 (0.76%) Oracle Database
12 8 (0.55%) DB2
12 8 (0.55%) MariaDB
12 8 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.48%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 87 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 71 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 31 (2.13%) JIRA
4 26 (1.79%) Bitbucket
5 23 (1.58%) DbUnit
5 23 (1.58%) jMock
5 23 (1.58%) JUnit
5 23 (1.58%) Maven
5 23 (1.58%) Mockito
6 22 (1.51%) SonarQube
7 20 (1.38%) Selenium
8 19 (1.31%) TeamCity
9 18 (1.24%) Subversion
10 14 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
12 11 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.48%) Vagrant
14 6 (0.41%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 143 (9.83%) Finance
2 60 (4.13%) Telecoms
3 46 (3.16%) Public Sector
4 37 (2.54%) Retail
5 22 (1.51%) Manufacturing
6 19 (1.31%) Law
7 18 (1.24%) Advertising
7 18 (1.24%) Military
8 13 (0.89%) Games
8 13 (0.89%) Legal
9 12 (0.83%) Marketing
10 10 (0.69%) Back Office
11 7 (0.48%) Digital Economy
11 7 (0.48%) Norwegian Language
12 6 (0.41%) Local Government
13 5 (0.34%) Banking
14 4 (0.28%) Automotive
14 4 (0.28%) Billing
14 4 (0.28%) French Language
15 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 325 (22.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 185 (12.72%) Support Engineer
3 151 (10.39%) IT Engineer
4 127 (8.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 116 (7.98%) Analyst
6 106 (7.29%) IT Support
6 106 (7.29%) Network Engineer
7 101 (6.95%) 3rd Line Support
8 87 (5.98%) IT Support Engineer
9 86 (5.91%) Consultant
10 80 (5.50%) Server Engineer
11 71 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 70 (4.81%) Administrator
12 70 (4.81%) VMware Engineer
13 67 (4.61%) Architect
14 64 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 61 (4.20%) Windows Engineer
16 60 (4.13%) Infrastructure Support
17 56 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
17 56 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (3.92%) Web Services
2 28 (1.93%) RESTful
2 28 (1.93%) XML
3 26 (1.79%) .NET
3 26 (1.79%) REST
4 25 (1.72%) HTML
5 24 (1.65%) SOAP
6 23 (1.58%) J2EE
6 23 (1.58%) PowerMock
6 23 (1.58%) Spring
7 22 (1.51%) Apache Camel
7 22 (1.51%) LDAP
8 16 (1.10%) LAMP
9 15 (1.03%) JSON
9 15 (1.03%) YAML
10 13 (0.89%) WebRTC
11 11 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
12 9 (0.62%) COM
12 9 (0.62%) Hibernate
12 9 (0.62%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 236 (16.23%) Data Centre
2 100 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 70 (4.81%) Public Cloud
5 65 (4.47%) Driving Licence
6 62 (4.26%) Enterprise Storage
7 50 (3.44%) Video Conferencing
8 48 (3.30%) Private Cloud
9 45 (3.09%) Clustering
10 41 (2.82%) Replication
11 39 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
12 36 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
13 27 (1.86%) CMDB
14 20 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
15 17 (1.17%) User Experience
16 16 (1.10%) Client/Server
16 16 (1.10%) Fat Client
16 16 (1.10%) PKI
16 16 (1.10%) Thin Client
17 11 (0.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 987 (67.88%) Windows
2 652 (44.84%) Windows Server
3 389 (26.75%) Linux
4 211 (14.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 185 (12.72%) Windows Server 2016
6 155 (10.66%) Windows 10
7 123 (8.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 97 (6.67%) Windows 7
9 77 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 68 (4.68%) Windows Server 2019
11 50 (3.44%) Unix
12 45 (3.09%) Windows 8
13 39 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 34 (2.34%) CentOS
15 25 (1.72%) Ubuntu
16 20 (1.38%) Apple iOS
17 19 (1.31%) Android
18 15 (1.03%) Solaris
19 13 (0.89%) AIX
19 13 (0.89%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (28.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 289 (19.88%) ITIL
3 202 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
4 162 (11.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 135 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
6 111 (7.63%) DevOps
7 102 (7.02%) Change Management
8 100 (6.88%) Project Delivery
9 93 (6.40%) Project Management
10 92 (6.33%) High Availability
11 88 (6.05%) Problem Management
12 87 (5.98%) Migration
13 85 (5.85%) Mentoring
14 79 (5.43%) Service Management
15 74 (5.09%) Server Management
16 64 (4.40%) Incident Management
17 63 (4.33%) Continuous Improvement
17 63 (4.33%) Cybersecurity
17 63 (4.33%) Line Management
18 61 (4.20%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 321 (22.08%) PowerShell
2 199 (13.69%) SQL
3 165 (11.35%) Python
4 130 (8.94%) Bash Shell
5 57 (3.92%) Java
6 45 (3.09%) JavaScript
7 37 (2.54%) C
8 31 (2.13%) Perl
8 31 (2.13%) PHP
9 30 (2.06%) Shell Script
10 27 (1.86%) C++
11 20 (1.38%) VBScript
12 18 (1.24%) C#
13 17 (1.17%) VB
14 14 (0.96%) Go
15 13 (0.89%) Ruby
16 6 (0.41%) Groovy
17 5 (0.34%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.34%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.28%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 189 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 184 (12.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 143 (9.83%) MCSE
4 141 (9.70%) Cisco Certification
5 122 (8.39%) Degree
6 104 (7.15%) SC Cleared
6 104 (7.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 103 (7.08%) CCNA
8 93 (6.40%) MCSA
9 84 (5.78%) DV Cleared
10 61 (4.20%) CCNP
11 33 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
12 29 (1.99%) CCIE
13 26 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
14 21 (1.44%) MCITP
15 20 (1.38%) MCP
16 18 (1.24%) RHCE
17 15 (1.03%) VCAP
18 11 (0.76%) VCDX
19 10 (0.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (8.60%) SLA
2 66 (4.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (2.75%) GDPR
4 25 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 23 (1.58%) BS25999
6 20 (1.38%) QA
7 11 (0.76%) NIST
8 10 (0.69%) COBIT
9 9 (0.62%) PCI DSS
10 6 (0.41%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.34%) AICPA
12 3 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.21%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.14%) PMO
14 1 (0.069%) HL7
14 1 (0.069%) ISO 14001
14 1 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 620 (42.64%) Active Directory
2 524 (36.04%) Hyper-V
3 226 (15.54%) vSphere
4 175 (12.04%) VMware ESXi
5 98 (6.74%) XenApp
6 93 (6.40%) Docker
7 79 (5.43%) Virtual Machines
8 67 (4.61%) XenDesktop
9 61 (4.20%) Virtual Servers
10 42 (2.89%) VMware NSX
11 41 (2.82%) Virtual Desktop
12 35 (2.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 30 (2.06%) KVM
13 30 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
14 29 (1.99%) NFS
15 27 (1.86%) BitLocker
15 27 (1.86%) VMware Server
16 26 (1.79%) Xen
17 20 (1.38%) vCloud
18 14 (0.96%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 190 (13.07%) SCCM
2 138 (9.49%) Ansible
3 95 (6.53%) Puppet
4 86 (5.91%) Terraform
5 75 (5.16%) Kubernetes
5 75 (5.16%) SCOM
6 66 (4.54%) WSUS
7 60 (4.13%) Backup Exec
8 59 (4.06%) vCenter Server
9 49 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
10 37 (2.54%) SCVMM
11 30 (2.06%) NetBackup
12 28 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
13 27 (1.86%) EMC NetWorker
14 22 (1.51%) Cisco CUCM
15 20 (1.38%) Microsoft Clustering
16 19 (1.31%) McAfee ePO
17 18 (1.24%) Nagios
18 17 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
18 17 (1.17%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 1,454 (100.00%) VMware
2 783 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 418 (28.75%) Cisco
4 296 (20.36%) Citrix
5 159 (10.94%) HP
6 158 (10.87%) Veeam
7 116 (7.98%) NetApp
8 110 (7.57%) Dell
9 82 (5.64%) Juniper
10 75 (5.16%) EMC
11 73 (5.02%) Red Hat
12 57 (3.92%) Symantec
13 56 (3.85%) Sophos
14 53 (3.65%) SolarWinds
15 47 (3.23%) IBM
16 44 (3.03%) Oracle
17 38 (2.61%) McAfee
18 37 (2.54%) CheckPoint
19 35 (2.41%) Meraki
20 34 (2.34%) Fortinet