Period
to 11 December 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 11 December 2019 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 35 35 41
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware 4,560 5,199 6,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.02% 5.84% 5.94%
As % of the Vendors category 14.24% 13.62% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,725 4,298 5,111
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
UK 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 UK excluding London.

All Vendors
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 32,016 38,170 44,933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.24% 42.90% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 24,403 29,312 35,569
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,700 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the UK excluding London

VMware
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for VMware in the UK excluding London

VMware
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Salary histogram for VMware in the UK excluding London

VMware
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 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 11 December 2019. 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 +6 1,416 £41,500 -2.35% 265
North of England -4 945 £40,000 - 287
Midlands -3 790 £38,250 -4.38% 151
South West +15 656 £40,000 -5.88% 123
West Midlands -1 534 £39,250 -1.88% 90
North West -15 524 £40,000 - 164
East of England -7 457 £40,000 -11.11% 103
Yorkshire -5 380 £40,000 - 99
East Midlands +14 254 £37,500 -6.25% 61
Wales 0 150 £40,000 +6.67% 36
Scotland +10 144 £40,000 - 29
North East -8 41 £36,000 -2.70% 24
Northern Ireland +6 10 £37,500 +3.45% 5
Channel Islands -3 1 £65,000 +94.03%
VMware
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for VMware.

1 3,188 (69.91%) Windows
2 2,889 (63.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2,367 (51.91%) Microsoft
4 2,314 (50.75%) Active Directory
5 2,047 (44.89%) Windows Server
6 1,692 (37.11%) Office 365
7 1,655 (36.29%) Azure
8 1,420 (31.14%) Hyper-V
9 1,276 (27.98%) Cisco
10 1,223 (26.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 1,155 (25.33%) Linux
12 1,140 (25.00%) Firewall
13 1,138 (24.96%) Citrix
14 1,054 (23.11%) ITIL
15 940 (20.61%) AWS
16 897 (19.67%) DNS
17 864 (18.95%) MS Exchange
18 799 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
19 770 (16.89%) Data Centre
20 724 (15.88%) DHCP
21 702 (15.39%) PowerShell
22 692 (15.18%) WAN
23 646 (14.17%) LAN
23 646 (14.17%) Windows 10
24 618 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
25 614 (13.46%) SAN
26 613 (13.44%) SQL
27 604 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
28 550 (12.06%) SCCM
29 547 (12.00%) Problem-Solving

VMware
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
1 864 (18.95%) MS Exchange
2 371 (8.14%) SharePoint
3 279 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 236 (5.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 219 (4.80%) IIS
6 185 (4.06%) Skype for Business
7 74 (1.62%) Apache
8 47 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 47 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 44 (0.96%) Confluence
9 44 (0.96%) Tomcat
10 35 (0.77%) JBoss
10 35 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
11 32 (0.70%) OpenStack
12 31 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
13 26 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
14 22 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (0.42%) SAS
16 18 (0.39%) nginx
17 17 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 345 (7.57%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 25 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 24 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 14 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.044%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.044%) FileZilla
6 2 (0.044%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.022%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.022%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.022%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.022%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.022%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.088%) assyst
4 4 (0.088%) Cisco SocialMiner
4 4 (0.088%) Sage 200
4 4 (0.088%) Workfront
5 3 (0.066%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.066%) Elite 3E
5 3 (0.066%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.066%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.044%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.022%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.022%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.022%) Line 50
7 1 (0.022%) Line 500
7 1 (0.022%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.022%) SAP GRC
7 1 (0.022%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,692 (37.11%) Office 365
2 1,655 (36.29%) Azure
3 940 (20.61%) AWS
4 207 (4.54%) IaaS
5 179 (3.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 148 (3.25%) SaaS
7 140 (3.07%) PaaS
8 109 (2.39%) GCP
9 99 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
10 66 (1.45%) OneDrive
11 52 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
12 33 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 32 (0.70%) Amazon S3
13 32 (0.70%) Mimecast
14 31 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
15 29 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 23 (0.50%) Azure Stack
17 22 (0.48%) Power Platform
18 20 (0.44%) Amazon ECS
18 20 (0.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1,140 (25.00%) Firewall
2 897 (19.67%) DNS
3 724 (15.88%) DHCP
4 692 (15.18%) WAN
5 646 (14.17%) LAN
6 614 (13.46%) SAN
7 532 (11.67%) TCP/IP
8 385 (8.44%) VPN
9 301 (6.60%) VoIP
10 288 (6.32%) VLAN
11 248 (5.44%) Wireless
12 172 (3.77%) Skype
13 171 (3.75%) Network Security
14 167 (3.66%) NAS
15 162 (3.55%) Internet
16 124 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
17 119 (2.61%) Cisco ASA
18 106 (2.32%) iSCSI
19 98 (2.15%) NetScaler
20 96 (2.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 540 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 59 (1.29%) MySQL
3 54 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
4 46 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 43 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 39 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 37 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
8 36 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 32 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 32 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (0.68%) Big Data
11 29 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 28 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
13 25 (0.55%) RDBMS
14 22 (0.48%) DB2
15 21 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 17 (0.37%) SQL Server 2017
19 16 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 117 (2.57%) Git (software)
2 114 (2.50%) Jenkins
3 87 (1.91%) JIRA
4 42 (0.92%) Visual Studio
5 35 (0.77%) MSI
6 26 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 25 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 25 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
8 21 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
9 20 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 20 (0.44%) Selenium
10 16 (0.35%) TeamCity
11 15 (0.33%) TestRail
11 15 (0.33%) Zephyr
12 14 (0.31%) Cucumber
12 14 (0.31%) GitLab
12 14 (0.31%) Maven
13 10 (0.22%) Chocolatey
14 8 (0.18%) Artifactory
General
1 444 (9.74%) Finance
2 251 (5.50%) Public Sector
3 198 (4.34%) Telecoms
4 176 (3.86%) Manufacturing
4 176 (3.86%) Retail
5 106 (2.32%) Marketing
6 71 (1.56%) Electronics
7 63 (1.38%) Aerospace
8 55 (1.21%) Military
9 54 (1.18%) Advertising
10 46 (1.01%) Banking
11 36 (0.79%) Legal
12 35 (0.77%) German Language
13 30 (0.66%) Automotive
14 28 (0.61%) Local Government
15 26 (0.57%) Italian Language
16 22 (0.48%) Back Office
17 20 (0.44%) Police
18 18 (0.39%) Financial Institution
19 16 (0.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 975 (21.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 531 (11.64%) Support Engineer
3 466 (10.22%) Analyst
4 404 (8.86%) IT Engineer
5 403 (8.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 352 (7.72%) IT Support
7 325 (7.13%) Architect
8 315 (6.91%) Consultant
9 250 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
10 235 (5.15%) Support Analyst
11 222 (4.87%) Administrator
12 212 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
13 206 (4.52%) Systems Engineer
14 179 (3.93%) Network Engineer
14 179 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
15 167 (3.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 164 (3.60%) IT Support Engineer
16 164 (3.60%) Server Engineer
17 157 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 156 (3.42%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (2.68%) Web Services
2 76 (1.67%) Middleware
3 59 (1.29%) LDAP
4 46 (1.01%) .NET
5 37 (0.81%) JSON
6 26 (0.57%) Elastic Stack
7 25 (0.55%) LAMP
8 23 (0.50%) XML
9 21 (0.46%) HTML
10 17 (0.37%) YAML
11 15 (0.33%) REST
12 14 (0.31%) CSS
13 13 (0.29%) SOAP
14 12 (0.26%) X-Windows
15 11 (0.24%) Node.js
15 11 (0.24%) WebSphere MQ
16 9 (0.20%) RabbitMQ
16 9 (0.20%) WSH
17 8 (0.18%) COM
17 8 (0.18%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 770 (16.89%) Data Centre
2 287 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 194 (4.25%) Management Information System
4 186 (4.08%) Public Cloud
5 166 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
6 160 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 143 (3.14%) Driving Licence
8 136 (2.98%) Clustering
9 134 (2.94%) Replication
10 117 (2.57%) Private Cloud
11 76 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
12 68 (1.49%) EMC VNX
13 52 (1.14%) PKI
14 48 (1.05%) User Experience
15 45 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
16 42 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
17 40 (0.88%) NHS
18 39 (0.86%) CCTV
19 35 (0.77%) Fat Client
19 35 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3,188 (69.91%) Windows
2 2,047 (44.89%) Windows Server
3 1,155 (25.33%) Linux
4 799 (17.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 646 (14.17%) Windows 10
6 604 (13.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 347 (7.61%) Windows 7
8 240 (5.26%) Unix
9 169 (3.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 164 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 164 (3.60%) Windows 8
11 132 (2.89%) CentOS
12 71 (1.56%) Ubuntu
13 45 (0.99%) Windows XP
14 41 (0.90%) Mac OS
15 38 (0.83%) Debian
16 37 (0.81%) Solaris
17 31 (0.68%) OS/400
18 29 (0.64%) Android
19 27 (0.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,223 (26.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,054 (23.11%) ITIL
3 547 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
4 392 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
5 377 (8.27%) Migration
6 344 (7.54%) DevOps
7 340 (7.46%) Mentoring
8 275 (6.03%) Service Delivery
9 270 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
10 239 (5.24%) Presales
10 239 (5.24%) Service Management
11 230 (5.04%) Project Management
12 196 (4.30%) Change Management
13 189 (4.14%) Project Delivery
14 178 (3.90%) Configuration Management
15 160 (3.51%) Cybersecurity
16 153 (3.36%) IT Strategy
17 137 (3.00%) High Availability
17 137 (3.00%) Server Management
18 135 (2.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 702 (15.39%) PowerShell
2 613 (13.44%) SQL
3 284 (6.23%) Python
4 199 (4.36%) Bash Shell
5 111 (2.43%) C
6 109 (2.39%) Shell Script
7 106 (2.32%) Java
8 91 (2.00%) Perl
9 73 (1.60%) JavaScript
10 63 (1.38%) Ruby
11 51 (1.12%) PHP
12 48 (1.05%) VBScript
13 45 (0.99%) C#
14 23 (0.50%) C++
15 21 (0.46%) T-SQL
16 15 (0.33%) VB
17 10 (0.22%) Go
18 9 (0.20%) VBA
19 7 (0.15%) Korn
19 7 (0.15%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 618 (13.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 423 (9.28%) MCSE
3 422 (9.25%) Cisco Certification
4 409 (8.97%) Security Cleared
5 390 (8.55%) Degree
6 290 (6.36%) CCNA
6 290 (6.36%) MCSA
7 263 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 230 (5.04%) SC Cleared
9 173 (3.79%) CCNP
10 167 (3.66%) DV Cleared
11 93 (2.04%) MCP
12 86 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
13 75 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
14 57 (1.25%) AWS Certification
14 57 (1.25%) MCITP
15 52 (1.14%) CCIE
16 51 (1.12%) CCA
17 47 (1.03%) DBS Check
17 47 (1.03%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 358 (7.85%) SLA
2 131 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 72 (1.58%) GDPR
4 41 (0.90%) PCI DSS
5 33 (0.72%) ISO 9001
6 31 (0.68%) QA
7 30 (0.66%) COBIT
8 27 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
9 24 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 23 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (0.46%) PMO
12 15 (0.33%) NIST
13 10 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.13%) Actionable Recommendations
16 5 (0.11%) NCSC
17 4 (0.088%) DICOM
17 4 (0.088%) GPG13
18 3 (0.066%) GxP
18 3 (0.066%) HL7
System Software
1 2,889 (63.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2,314 (50.75%) Active Directory
3 1,420 (31.14%) Hyper-V
4 493 (10.81%) vSphere
5 382 (8.38%) VMware ESXi
6 375 (8.22%) XenApp
7 221 (4.85%) Docker
8 213 (4.67%) XenDesktop
9 184 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
10 138 (3.03%) VMware NSX
11 132 (2.89%) Virtual Servers
12 77 (1.69%) vCloud
13 75 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
14 72 (1.58%) Microsoft App-V
15 63 (1.38%) Terminal Services
16 58 (1.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 58 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 54 (1.18%) Firmware
18 52 (1.14%) VirtualBox
19 43 (0.94%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 550 (12.06%) SCCM
2 235 (5.15%) Ansible
3 211 (4.63%) Puppet
4 198 (4.34%) WSUS
5 186 (4.08%) vCenter Server
6 166 (3.64%) SCOM
7 127 (2.79%) Kubernetes
8 126 (2.76%) vRealize
9 119 (2.61%) Terraform
10 104 (2.28%) Microsoft Intune
11 100 (2.19%) Backup Exec
12 93 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
13 80 (1.75%) NetBackup
14 78 (1.71%) Nagios
15 48 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 44 (0.96%) SCVMM
17 40 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
18 39 (0.86%) EMC NetWorker
19 32 (0.70%) Microsoft Clustering
20 31 (0.68%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2,367 (51.91%) Microsoft
2 1,276 (27.98%) Cisco
3 1,138 (24.96%) Citrix
4 413 (9.06%) HP
5 412 (9.04%) Veeam
6 392 (8.60%) NetApp
7 278 (6.10%) Dell
8 265 (5.81%) EMC
9 216 (4.74%) Oracle
10 208 (4.56%) Red Hat
11 153 (3.36%) IBM
12 140 (3.07%) Meraki
13 134 (2.94%) Symantec
14 126 (2.76%) SolarWinds
15 112 (2.46%) Juniper
16 110 (2.41%) Google
17 105 (2.30%) 3PAR
18 100 (2.19%) SAP
19 91 (2.00%) ServiceNow
20 90 (1.97%) McAfee