Period
to 5 August 2020

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 5 August 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
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 32 34 42
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware 2,363 5,114 5,471
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 6.45% 6.22% 5.63%
As % of the Vendors category 15.74% 14.59% 12.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,932 4,385 4,625
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,275 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +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 15,009 35,055 42,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 40.94% 42.60% 43.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11,509 26,846 33,233
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +4.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing VMware as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

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

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 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 +3 704 £45,000 +5.88% 101
North of England -5 518 £42,500 +13.33% 87
Midlands +5 419 £42,500 +6.25% 50
South West +4 336 £38,500 -6.10% 60
West Midlands +4 318 £42,852 +0.83% 30
North West 0 274 £45,000 +13.92% 54
East of England -5 216 £42,500 +7.59% 19
Yorkshire -6 193 £42,250 +14.19% 23
East Midlands -2 99 £42,500 +13.33% 20
Wales +26 95 £38,500 -2.53% 10
Scotland +49 83 £45,000 +12.50% 11
North East +19 51 £37,000 +2.07% 10
Northern Ireland +20 3 £52,500 +31.25% 1
VMware
UK

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for VMware.

1 1,573 (66.57%) Windows
2 1,454 (61.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,187 (50.23%) Microsoft
4 1,071 (45.32%) Active Directory
5 978 (41.39%) Windows Server
6 910 (38.51%) Azure
7 798 (33.77%) Office 365
8 710 (30.05%) Cisco
9 670 (28.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 651 (27.55%) Hyper-V
11 572 (24.21%) Linux
12 561 (23.74%) Firewall
13 507 (21.46%) Citrix
14 499 (21.12%) ITIL
15 463 (19.59%) WAN
16 430 (18.20%) PowerShell
17 421 (17.82%) DNS
18 418 (17.69%) LAN
19 403 (17.05%) AWS
20 369 (15.62%) DHCP
21 352 (14.90%) Data Centre
22 334 (14.13%) SQL Server
23 321 (13.58%) SQL
24 318 (13.46%) SCCM
25 309 (13.08%) SAN
26 302 (12.78%) MS Exchange
26 302 (12.78%) vSphere
26 302 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
27 301 (12.74%) Security Cleared
28 294 (12.44%) Windows Server 2016

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
1 302 (12.78%) MS Exchange
2 157 (6.64%) SharePoint
3 103 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 76 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 74 (3.13%) IIS
6 72 (3.05%) Skype for Business
7 49 (2.07%) OpenStack
8 34 (1.44%) Tomcat
9 25 (1.06%) Confluence
10 22 (0.93%) Apache
11 18 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
12 14 (0.59%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (0.34%) JBoss
14 4 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.17%) Sitefinity
15 3 (0.13%) Cloud Foundry
15 3 (0.13%) nginx
Applications
1 168 (7.11%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 22 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.042%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.17%) Maximo
3 4 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.17%) TRIRIGA
4 3 (0.13%) assyst
4 3 (0.13%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.13%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.042%) Faxination
5 1 (0.042%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.042%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.042%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.042%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 910 (38.51%) Azure
2 798 (33.77%) Office 365
3 403 (17.05%) AWS
4 97 (4.10%) IaaS
5 94 (3.98%) PaaS
6 68 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 62 (2.62%) GCP
8 56 (2.37%) SaaS
9 41 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
10 38 (1.61%) OneDrive
11 31 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
13 21 (0.89%) Mimecast
14 18 (0.76%) GitHub
14 18 (0.76%) OpenShift
15 16 (0.68%) Power Platform
16 13 (0.55%) Slack
17 10 (0.42%) Amazon S3
18 8 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 7 (0.30%) Apigee
Communications & Networking
1 561 (23.74%) Firewall
2 463 (19.59%) WAN
3 421 (17.82%) DNS
4 418 (17.69%) LAN
5 369 (15.62%) DHCP
6 309 (13.08%) SAN
7 237 (10.03%) TCP/IP
8 213 (9.01%) VPN
9 135 (5.71%) VLAN
10 131 (5.54%) VoIP
11 112 (4.74%) Wireless
12 94 (3.98%) Network Security
13 83 (3.51%) iSCSI
13 83 (3.51%) Skype
14 75 (3.17%) Internet
15 74 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
16 59 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
17 53 (2.24%) Unified Communications
18 52 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
19 49 (2.07%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 334 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 58 (2.45%) MySQL
3 48 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
5 26 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
6 25 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 24 (1.02%) Big Data
7 24 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 20 (0.85%) Oracle Database
8 20 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 16 (0.68%) Power BI
9 16 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (0.68%) SQL Server 2017
10 13 (0.55%) CouchDB
10 13 (0.55%) Hadoop
11 12 (0.51%) NoSQL
12 11 (0.47%) DB2
13 10 (0.42%) Relational Database
13 10 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 103 (4.36%) Git (software)
2 90 (3.81%) Jenkins
3 47 (1.99%) JIRA
4 33 (1.40%) Bitbucket
5 28 (1.18%) TeamCity
6 27 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
7 25 (1.06%) SonarQube
8 23 (0.97%) DbUnit
8 23 (0.97%) jMock
8 23 (0.97%) JUnit
8 23 (0.97%) Maven
8 23 (0.97%) Mockito
9 21 (0.89%) Selenium
10 19 (0.80%) Subversion
11 15 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
13 13 (0.55%) GitLab
13 13 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.30%) Vagrant
15 6 (0.25%) Mercurial
General
1 206 (8.72%) Finance
2 92 (3.89%) Telecoms
3 76 (3.22%) Public Sector
4 54 (2.29%) Retail
5 41 (1.74%) Law
6 32 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.10%) Legal
8 22 (0.93%) Advertising
8 22 (0.93%) Local Government
8 22 (0.93%) Marketing
9 19 (0.80%) Military
10 13 (0.55%) Games
11 10 (0.42%) Back Office
12 7 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.30%) Automotive
12 7 (0.30%) Digital Economy
12 7 (0.30%) Electronics
12 7 (0.30%) Norwegian Language
13 6 (0.25%) Banking
14 4 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 523 (22.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 290 (12.27%) Support Engineer
3 224 (9.48%) IT Engineer
4 211 (8.93%) Analyst
5 190 (8.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 188 (7.96%) IT Support
7 174 (7.36%) Network Engineer
8 157 (6.64%) 3rd Line Support
9 127 (5.37%) Architect
10 123 (5.21%) Administrator
11 114 (4.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 110 (4.66%) IT Support Engineer
13 108 (4.57%) Consultant
13 108 (4.57%) Server Engineer
14 99 (4.19%) Systems Administrator
15 95 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 93 (3.94%) VMware Engineer
17 90 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
18 86 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support
18 86 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (3.00%) Web Services
2 52 (2.20%) .NET
3 49 (2.07%) HTML
4 40 (1.69%) REST
5 30 (1.27%) CSS
6 29 (1.23%) XML
7 28 (1.18%) RESTful
8 26 (1.10%) Spring
9 24 (1.02%) LDAP
9 24 (1.02%) React
9 24 (1.02%) SOAP
10 23 (0.97%) Apache Camel
10 23 (0.97%) J2EE
10 23 (0.97%) Node.js
10 23 (0.97%) PowerMock
11 22 (0.93%) HTML5
12 20 (0.85%) AngularJS
13 18 (0.76%) JSON
13 18 (0.76%) Middleware
13 18 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 352 (14.90%) Data Centre
2 119 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 106 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
4 95 (4.02%) Management Information System
5 88 (3.72%) Public Cloud
6 73 (3.09%) Driving Licence
7 63 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
8 58 (2.45%) Clustering
8 58 (2.45%) Private Cloud
9 50 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
10 45 (1.90%) Replication
11 42 (1.78%) Hybrid Cloud
12 32 (1.35%) CMDB
13 26 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
13 26 (1.10%) PKI
14 20 (0.85%) Fat Client
14 20 (0.85%) Thin Client
14 20 (0.85%) User Experience
15 16 (0.68%) Client/Server
16 12 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1,573 (66.57%) Windows
2 978 (41.39%) Windows Server
3 572 (24.21%) Linux
4 302 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 294 (12.44%) Windows Server 2016
6 245 (10.37%) Windows 10
7 229 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 133 (5.63%) Windows 7
9 113 (4.78%) Windows Server 2019
10 100 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 98 (4.15%) Unix
12 83 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 58 (2.45%) CentOS
14 52 (2.20%) Windows 8
15 41 (1.74%) Solaris
16 33 (1.40%) Ubuntu
17 30 (1.27%) AIX
18 22 (0.93%) Android
18 22 (0.93%) Apple iOS
19 17 (0.72%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (28.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 499 (21.12%) ITIL
3 281 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
4 226 (9.56%) Agile Software Development
5 199 (8.42%) DevOps
6 185 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 168 (7.11%) Change Management
8 136 (5.76%) Project Management
9 135 (5.71%) Project Delivery
10 126 (5.33%) Migration
11 123 (5.21%) Mentoring
12 118 (4.99%) Incident Management
13 113 (4.78%) Problem Management
14 108 (4.57%) High Availability
15 106 (4.49%) Service Management
16 104 (4.40%) Service Delivery
17 100 (4.23%) Server Management
18 97 (4.10%) Presales
19 95 (4.02%) Configuration Management
20 80 (3.39%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 430 (18.20%) PowerShell
2 321 (13.58%) SQL
3 218 (9.23%) Python
4 161 (6.81%) Bash Shell
5 73 (3.09%) JavaScript
6 64 (2.71%) Java
7 50 (2.12%) Shell Script
8 43 (1.82%) C#
9 42 (1.78%) C
9 42 (1.78%) C++
10 39 (1.65%) Perl
11 37 (1.57%) VBScript
12 34 (1.44%) PHP
13 28 (1.18%) Ruby
14 18 (0.76%) Go
15 17 (0.72%) VB
16 9 (0.38%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.25%) Groovy
18 5 (0.21%) PL/SQL
19 4 (0.17%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 301 (12.74%) Security Cleared
2 290 (12.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 251 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
4 210 (8.89%) MCSE
5 179 (7.58%) SC Cleared
6 175 (7.41%) CCNA
7 168 (7.11%) Degree
8 147 (6.22%) MCSA
9 134 (5.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 124 (5.25%) DV Cleared
11 112 (4.74%) CCNP
12 53 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
13 40 (1.69%) CCIE
14 32 (1.35%) Server+ Certification
15 28 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
15 28 (1.18%) MCITP
16 25 (1.06%) CCDP
16 25 (1.06%) MCP
17 20 (0.85%) RHCE
18 17 (0.72%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (9.18%) SLA
2 84 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 51 (2.16%) GDPR
4 27 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 24 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (0.97%) BS25999
7 21 (0.89%) QA
8 12 (0.51%) NIST
9 11 (0.47%) COBIT
9 11 (0.47%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.30%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.21%) AICPA
11 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 19770
12 3 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.13%) ISO 9000
13 2 (0.085%) HL7
13 2 (0.085%) PMO
14 1 (0.042%) DICOM
14 1 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.042%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,454 (61.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1,071 (45.32%) Active Directory
3 651 (27.55%) Hyper-V
4 302 (12.78%) vSphere
5 224 (9.48%) VMware ESXi
6 149 (6.31%) Docker
7 133 (5.63%) XenApp
8 87 (3.68%) Virtual Machines
9 82 (3.47%) XenDesktop
10 61 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
11 54 (2.29%) VMware NSX
12 41 (1.74%) Virtual Desktop
13 36 (1.52%) VMware Server
14 35 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 30 (1.27%) KVM
15 30 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
16 29 (1.23%) NFS
17 28 (1.18%) Xen
18 27 (1.14%) BitLocker
18 27 (1.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 318 (13.46%) SCCM
2 192 (8.13%) Ansible
3 141 (5.97%) Puppet
4 123 (5.21%) Kubernetes
5 120 (5.08%) SCOM
6 111 (4.70%) Terraform
7 97 (4.10%) WSUS
8 80 (3.39%) vCenter Server
9 78 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
10 70 (2.96%) Backup Exec
11 57 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
12 39 (1.65%) SCVMM
13 35 (1.48%) NetBackup
14 27 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
15 26 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
16 22 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
17 21 (0.89%) Nagios
18 20 (0.85%) FortiGate
19 19 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
20 18 (0.76%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 1,187 (50.23%) Microsoft
2 710 (30.05%) Cisco
3 507 (21.46%) Citrix
4 217 (9.18%) HP
5 203 (8.59%) Veeam
6 167 (7.07%) Dell
7 152 (6.43%) NetApp
8 130 (5.50%) Juniper
9 119 (5.04%) Red Hat
10 102 (4.32%) Oracle
11 90 (3.81%) EMC
12 78 (3.30%) Meraki
13 72 (3.05%) IBM
14 67 (2.84%) SolarWinds
15 66 (2.79%) Symantec
16 59 (2.50%) Sophos
17 53 (2.24%) CheckPoint
18 49 (2.07%) Palo Alto
19 42 (1.78%) Fortinet
20 41 (1.74%) McAfee