Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Converged Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Converged Infrastructure over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Converged Infrastructure
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1100 1173 1100
Rank change year-on-year +73 -73 +99
Permanent jobs citing Converged Infrastructure 57 32 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.018% 0.070%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.039% 0.020% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 35 8 107
UK median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% -21.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £31,250 £44,400 £37,120
90th Percentile £68,000 £61,125 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £51,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -4.41% -27.14% +27.27%

Converged Infrastructure is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 147,698 163,216 171,560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.11% 91.49% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 117,431 129,024 142,667
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,615
90th Percentile £84,250 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

Converged Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Converged Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Converged Infrastructure in the UK

Converged Infrastructure
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Converged Infrastructure.

Salary trend for Converged Infrastructure in the UK

Converged Infrastructure
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Converged Infrastructure over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Converged Infrastructure in the UK

Converged Infrastructure
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Converged Infrastructure within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 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
England +69 44 £48,750 -4.88% 11
UK excluding London +44 41 £48,750 -4.41% 10
South East +19 17 £52,500 +12.30% 1
North of England +39 12 £35,000 -44.00% 2
North West +17 9 £32,500 - 1
South West - 8 - - 2
Midlands +12 6 £35,000 - 2
London +50 5 £61,500 +11.82% 3
East Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +30 3 £35,000 -44.00% 1
West Midlands +19 2 £95,000 - 2
Scotland -2 2 £70,000 +27.27%

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing Converged 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 with a requirement for Converged Infrastructure.

1 44 (77.19%) Cisco
2 36 (63.16%) VMware
3 33 (57.89%) Data Centre
4 30 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (38.60%) Degree
6 21 (36.84%) EMC
7 20 (35.09%) ITIL
8 19 (33.33%) Storage Management
9 18 (31.58%) SAN
9 18 (31.58%) VLAN
9 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (29.82%) CCNA
11 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
11 16 (28.07%) Windows
11 16 (28.07%) Citrix
11 16 (28.07%) Presales
11 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
12 14 (24.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 14 (24.56%) Data Protection
12 14 (24.56%) XenDesktop
12 14 (24.56%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (24.56%) NetScaler
13 13 (22.81%) Firewall
13 13 (22.81%) LAN
13 13 (22.81%) DHCP
13 13 (22.81%) DNS
14 12 (21.05%) Dell
14 12 (21.05%) MPLS
14 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
14 12 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery

Converged Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (12.28%) IIS
1 7 (12.28%) Skype for Business
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (7.02%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.75%) IaaS
5 1 (1.75%) PaaS
5 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (31.58%) SAN
1 18 (31.58%) VLAN
2 14 (24.56%) NetScaler
3 13 (22.81%) DHCP
3 13 (22.81%) DNS
3 13 (22.81%) Firewall
3 13 (22.81%) LAN
4 12 (21.05%) MPLS
5 10 (17.54%) VSAN
6 9 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
6 9 (15.79%) NAS
7 8 (14.04%) WAN
7 8 (14.04%) Wireless
8 6 (10.53%) iSCSI
8 6 (10.53%) Skype
9 4 (7.02%) Network Security
9 4 (7.02%) NX-OS
9 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (5.26%) Banking
1 3 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Architect
2 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 7 (12.28%) Storage Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Administrator
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Network Administrator
5 6 (10.53%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) LAN Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Backup Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Backup Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior IT Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Senior Storage Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Storage and Backup Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 14 (24.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 11 (19.30%) FlexPod
4 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (8.77%) EMC VNX
6 4 (7.02%) Clustering
6 4 (7.02%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (7.02%) EMC VNXe
7 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
9 1 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.75%) PKI
9 1 (1.75%) Replication
9 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
1 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
2 10 (17.54%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Windows 10
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.28%) Unix
3 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (5.26%) SUSE
6 2 (3.51%) VMS
7 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) ITIL
2 19 (33.33%) Storage Management
3 16 (28.07%) Presales
4 14 (24.56%) Data Protection
5 12 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (21.05%) Service Delivery
6 10 (17.54%) Business Continuity
6 10 (17.54%) High Availability
6 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (17.54%) ITSM
7 9 (15.79%) ITIL V3
7 9 (15.79%) Problem Management
8 8 (14.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (14.04%) Fault Management
8 8 (14.04%) Proactive Management
8 8 (14.04%) Project Management
8 8 (14.04%) Server Management
8 8 (14.04%) Service Management
8 8 (14.04%) Virtual Environments
9 7 (12.28%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.53%) SQL
2 6 (10.53%) VBScript
3 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (38.60%) Degree
3 17 (29.82%) CCNA
4 10 (17.54%) CCIE
5 9 (15.79%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 8 (14.04%) DV Cleared
6 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
7 7 (12.28%) CCNP
7 7 (12.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (10.53%) JNCIA
8 6 (10.53%) JNCIP
8 6 (10.53%) JNCIS
8 6 (10.53%) MCSE
9 4 (7.02%) VCAP
10 3 (5.26%) MCSA
11 2 (3.51%) AWS Certification
11 2 (3.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.75%) CCDA
12 1 (1.75%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) GDPR
1 3 (5.26%) ISO 22301
2 2 (3.51%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (1.75%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (24.56%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (24.56%) XenDesktop
3 9 (15.79%) Active Directory
3 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 8 (14.04%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 8 (14.04%) Firmware
4 8 (14.04%) XenApp
5 5 (8.77%) VMware NSX
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) vCenter Server
1 10 (17.54%) vRealize
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (14.04%) SCDPM
3 6 (10.53%) FortiGate
3 6 (10.53%) SCCM
3 6 (10.53%) SCOM
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (7.02%) EMC VPLEX
5 3 (5.26%) Ansible
5 3 (5.26%) Puppet
5 3 (5.26%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 2 (3.51%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (3.51%) MOM
6 2 (3.51%) PowerCLI
7 1 (1.75%) CASB
7 1 (1.75%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.75%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (77.19%) Cisco
2 36 (63.16%) VMware
3 21 (36.84%) EMC
4 16 (28.07%) Citrix
4 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
5 12 (21.05%) Dell
6 7 (12.28%) Avaya
6 7 (12.28%) Juniper
6 7 (12.28%) Veeam
7 6 (10.53%) Extreme Networks
7 6 (10.53%) Nortel
8 4 (7.02%) Fortinet
8 4 (7.02%) IBM
8 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds
9 3 (5.26%) F5
9 3 (5.26%) Oracle
10 2 (3.51%) Hitachi
10 2 (3.51%) HP
10 2 (3.51%) NetApp