Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Converged Infrastructure
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1098 1162 1117
Rank change year-on-year +64 -45 +116
Permanent jobs citing Converged Infrastructure 58 29 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.016% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.018% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 104
UK median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% -17.86% +40.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £37,120
90th Percentile £75,125 £81,500 £94,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% -15.38% +85.71%

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 151,569 161,769 176,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120,615 127,769 147,064
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +62 45 £50,000 -14.89% 3
UK excluding London +41 41 £45,000 -18.18% 3
South East +28 26 £55,000 +17.02% 1
Midlands +42 16 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands +37 10 £95,000 - 1
London +34 8 £68,500 +15.61%
North of England +30 8 £35,000 -44.00%
East Midlands - 6 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +40 4 £35,000 -44.00%
North West +11 4 £48,750 -
Scotland -2 2 £70,000 +27.27%
Wales - 2 £40,210 -

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 40 (68.97%) Data Centre
2 32 (55.17%) VMware
3 31 (53.45%) Cisco
4 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (43.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (37.93%) WAN
6 22 (37.93%) ITIL
7 20 (34.48%) Presales
8 18 (31.03%) Migration
9 17 (29.31%) FlexPod
9 17 (29.31%) VMware NSX
10 16 (27.59%) Wireless
10 16 (27.59%) LAN
11 15 (25.86%) Juniper
11 15 (25.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 15 (25.86%) Value Proposition
11 15 (25.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 14 (24.14%) SAN
12 14 (24.14%) CCIE
12 14 (24.14%) Firewall
12 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (22.41%) CCNP
13 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
13 13 (22.41%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (22.41%) Degree
13 13 (22.41%) Network Security
14 12 (20.69%) Fortinet
14 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (20.69%) SolarWinds
14 12 (20.69%) Windows

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 5 (8.62%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (5.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) Confluence
3 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.72%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) IBM Cloud
3 4 (6.90%) IaaS
3 4 (6.90%) PaaS
4 3 (5.17%) SaaS
5 2 (3.45%) Office 365
6 1 (1.72%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.93%) WAN
2 16 (27.59%) LAN
2 16 (27.59%) Wireless
3 15 (25.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (24.14%) Firewall
4 14 (24.14%) SAN
5 13 (22.41%) Network Security
6 11 (18.97%) DHCP
6 11 (18.97%) DNS
7 9 (15.52%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (10.34%) MPLS
8 6 (10.34%) VSAN
9 4 (6.90%) NAS
9 4 (6.90%) NX-OS
9 4 (6.90%) VLAN
10 3 (5.17%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (3.45%) NetScaler
11 2 (3.45%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Big Data
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) OLTP
3 1 (1.72%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) GitLab
2 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.90%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Automotive
2 1 (1.72%) Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) Architect
2 14 (24.14%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Network Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Network Security Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Presales Solution Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Security Architect
3 9 (15.52%) Security Solutions Architect
4 8 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Data Centre Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Virtualisation Architect
7 4 (6.90%) LAN Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Middleware
2 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (68.97%) Data Centre
2 17 (29.31%) FlexPod
3 15 (25.86%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 6 (10.34%) Clustering
4 6 (10.34%) Public Cloud
5 5 (8.62%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (8.62%) Mainframe
6 4 (6.90%) EMC VMAX
6 4 (6.90%) EMC VNX
6 4 (6.90%) EMC VNXe
6 4 (6.90%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (5.17%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (3.45%) Wiki
9 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.72%) PKI
9 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.72%) Replication
9 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Linux
3 7 (12.07%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.62%) SUSE
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (5.17%) Unix
5 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.45%) Android
6 2 (3.45%) Mac OS X
6 2 (3.45%) VMS
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.93%) ITIL
2 20 (34.48%) Presales
3 18 (31.03%) Migration
4 15 (25.86%) Value Proposition
5 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (18.97%) ITIL V3
7 10 (17.24%) Project Management
8 9 (15.52%) Application Performance Management
8 9 (15.52%) DNA
8 9 (15.52%) Load Balancing
8 9 (15.52%) Performance Management
8 9 (15.52%) Security Management
8 9 (15.52%) SIEM
9 7 (12.07%) High Availability
9 7 (12.07%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.34%) Analytics
10 6 (10.34%) Business Development
10 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (10.34%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (24.14%) CCIE
3 13 (22.41%) CCNP
3 13 (22.41%) Degree
4 9 (15.52%) CCDP
4 9 (15.52%) CCNA
5 6 (10.34%) JNCIA
5 6 (10.34%) JNCIP
5 6 (10.34%) JNCIS
6 5 (8.62%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 3 (5.17%) VCDX
7 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.45%) MCSE
8 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.45%) VCAP
9 1 (1.72%) CCDA
9 1 (1.72%) LPIC
9 1 (1.72%) MCSA
9 1 (1.72%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (8.62%) QA
3 3 (5.17%) GDPR
3 3 (5.17%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.72%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (29.31%) VMware NSX
3 13 (22.41%) VMware ESXi
4 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
5 7 (12.07%) Hyper-V
6 5 (8.62%) NFS
7 4 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (3.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (3.45%) Firmware
9 2 (3.45%) VMware Server
9 2 (3.45%) XenApp
10 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) CASB
1 9 (15.52%) Cisco Prime
1 9 (15.52%) vCenter Server
2 5 (8.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (6.90%) EMC VPLEX
3 4 (6.90%) SCOM
3 4 (6.90%) vRealize
4 2 (3.45%) Ansible
4 2 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (3.45%) MOM
4 2 (3.45%) Nagios
4 2 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.45%) Puppet
4 2 (3.45%) SCCM
4 2 (3.45%) Terraform
5 1 (1.72%) Salt
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) VMware
2 31 (53.45%) Cisco
3 15 (25.86%) Juniper
4 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
5 12 (20.69%) Fortinet
5 12 (20.69%) HP
5 12 (20.69%) SolarWinds
6 11 (18.97%) EMC
6 11 (18.97%) F5
6 11 (18.97%) McAfee
7 9 (15.52%) Aruba
7 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
7 9 (15.52%) Infoblox
7 9 (15.52%) Meraki
7 9 (15.52%) Palo Alto
7 9 (15.52%) Riverbed
7 9 (15.52%) Sophos
8 8 (13.79%) Oracle
9 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
10 5 (8.62%) CommVault