Period
to 19 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Converged Infrastructure
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1052 1152 1127
Rank change year-on-year +100 -25 +68
Permanent jobs citing Converged Infrastructure 66 46 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.026% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.029% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 41 14 43
UK median annual salary £47,500 £65,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.48% -6.43% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,250 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £70,000
% change year-on-year +15.15% -41.07% +3.70%

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 139,013 161,247 158,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.74% 91.84% 91.31%
Number of salaries quoted 109,707 130,895 130,572
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 19 February 2019.

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 February 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
England +106 59 £50,000 -27.01% 10
UK excluding London +99 56 £47,500 +15.15% 6
North of England +63 17 £37,500 -16.67% 4
North West +42 16 £37,500 -16.67% 2
South East +28 14 £52,500 +12.90%
South West - 12 - - 1
Midlands +28 10 £47,500 +26.67%
West Midlands +21 9 £47,500 +26.67%
London +20 5 £70,750 +3.28% 5
Scotland +4 3 £43,750 - 1
Yorkshire +51 1 £35,000 -30.00% 2
East Midlands - 1 £39,817 -

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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 52 (78.79%) Cisco
1 52 (78.79%) VMware
2 35 (53.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (53.03%) Data Centre
3 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
3 29 (43.94%) SAN
4 26 (39.39%) EMC
4 26 (39.39%) Windows Server
4 26 (39.39%) Storage Management
5 25 (37.88%) ITIL
6 24 (36.36%) Windows
6 24 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (34.85%) VMware ESXi
8 22 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 22 (33.33%) VLAN
9 21 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (30.30%) Citrix
10 20 (30.30%) Degree
11 18 (27.27%) Hyper-V
11 18 (27.27%) XenDesktop
11 18 (27.27%) NetScaler
12 17 (25.76%) Firmware
13 16 (24.24%) ITSM
14 15 (22.73%) Service Delivery
14 15 (22.73%) CCNA
14 15 (22.73%) Dell
14 15 (22.73%) NAS
14 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (22.73%) Fibre Channel

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 6 (9.09%) IIS
1 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 6 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (12.12%) IBM Cloud
4 7 (10.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.55%) Office 365
6 1 (1.52%) IaaS
6 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (43.94%) SAN
2 22 (33.33%) VLAN
3 18 (27.27%) NetScaler
4 15 (22.73%) Fibre Channel
4 15 (22.73%) NAS
5 14 (21.21%) DHCP
5 14 (21.21%) DNS
6 12 (18.18%) Firewall
7 9 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (13.64%) VSAN
8 6 (9.09%) iSCSI
8 6 (9.09%) MPLS
8 6 (9.09%) Skype
8 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 5 (7.58%) LAN
10 4 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (6.06%) NX-OS
11 1 (1.52%) Cisco Firepower
11 1 (1.52%) HSRP
11 1 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Storage Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Architect
3 8 (12.12%) Backup Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Storage and Backup Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) IT Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Senior Backup Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Senior IT Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Senior Storage Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Network Administrator
5 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Design Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 4 (6.06%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Operations Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Flash
2 2 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (1.52%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 35 (53.03%) Data Centre
2 14 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (12.12%) Replication
4 7 (10.61%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 6 (9.09%) FlexPod
6 5 (7.58%) EMC VNX
7 4 (6.06%) EMC VMAX
7 4 (6.06%) EMC VNXe
7 4 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (4.55%) Public Cloud
9 2 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Windows Server
2 24 (36.36%) Windows
3 15 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (21.21%) Linux
4 14 (21.21%) Windows 10
5 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (13.64%) Unix
6 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (12.12%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.55%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (3.03%) VMS
10 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Storage Management
2 25 (37.88%) ITIL
3 22 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 21 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (24.24%) ITSM
6 15 (22.73%) Service Delivery
7 14 (21.21%) Data Protection
7 14 (21.21%) Problem Management
8 13 (19.70%) ITIL V3
8 13 (19.70%) Virtual Environments
9 12 (18.18%) Fault Management
9 12 (18.18%) Proactive Management
9 12 (18.18%) Server Management
9 12 (18.18%) Service Management
9 12 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (16.67%) High Availability
11 10 (15.15%) Proactive Monitoring
12 9 (13.64%) Migration
13 8 (12.12%) Project Management
13 8 (12.12%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.15%) SQL
3 6 (9.09%) VBScript
4 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.55%) C
4 3 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (30.30%) Degree
3 15 (22.73%) CCNA
4 14 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 10 (15.15%) MCSE
8 7 (10.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (9.09%) CCIE
9 6 (9.09%) CCNP
10 5 (7.58%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 5 (7.58%) VCAP
11 4 (6.06%) MCSA
12 3 (4.55%) AWS Certification
12 3 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.52%) QA
1 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (53.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (34.85%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 18 (27.27%) XenDesktop
4 17 (25.76%) Firmware
5 13 (19.70%) XenApp
6 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 10 (15.15%) vSphere
8 8 (12.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 7 (10.61%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) vRealize
2 12 (18.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 12 (18.18%) SCDPM
3 10 (15.15%) vCenter Server
4 8 (12.12%) SCOM
5 7 (10.61%) SCCM
6 6 (9.09%) FortiGate
6 6 (9.09%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 5 (7.58%) vMotion
8 4 (6.06%) Ansible
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (6.06%) EMC VPLEX
8 4 (6.06%) Puppet
9 3 (4.55%) PowerCLI
10 2 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (3.03%) MOM
11 1 (1.52%) Nagios
11 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
11 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (1.52%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (78.79%) Cisco
1 52 (78.79%) VMware
2 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
3 26 (39.39%) EMC
4 20 (30.30%) Citrix
5 15 (22.73%) Dell
6 11 (16.67%) Veeam
7 8 (12.12%) Google
7 8 (12.12%) IBM
8 6 (9.09%) Avaya
8 6 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
8 6 (9.09%) Nortel
9 4 (6.06%) Oracle
10 3 (4.55%) HP
10 3 (4.55%) NetApp
11 2 (3.03%) Symantec
12 1 (1.52%) McAfee
12 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.52%) Sophos
12 1 (1.52%) Veritas