Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for vMotion skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vMotion over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere vMotion
UK
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1116 1126 1191
Rank change year-on-year +10 +65 +54
Permanent jobs citing vMotion 63 39 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.023% 0.044%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.26% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 67
UK median annual salary £39,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.41% +3.16% +2.15%
10th Percentile £33,750 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -17.89% +18.75% -5.88%

vMotion is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,337 14,950 17,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.98% 8.76% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 13,693 12,076 14,073
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

vMotion
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for vMotion in the UK

vMotion
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for vMotion in the UK

vMotion
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vMotion over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for vMotion in the UK

vMotion
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vMotion within the UK over the 6 months to 26 May 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 +2 63 £39,000 -17.89% 5
UK excluding London +31 62 £39,000 -17.89% 4
West Midlands +41 38 £39,000 -29.09%
Midlands +40 38 £39,000 -29.09%
South East -1 21 £40,000 -23.81% 2
South West -18 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +24 1 £37,250 -12.35%
North of England -4 1 £37,250 -12.35%
London -35 1 £70,000 +42.86% 1

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, IT jobs citing vMotion 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 vMotion.

1 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 61 (96.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (90.48%) Windows
4 56 (88.89%) vSphere
5 51 (80.95%) vCenter Server
6 49 (77.78%) Microsoft
7 48 (76.19%) VMware ESXi
8 46 (73.02%) Windows Server
9 45 (71.43%) SLA
10 40 (63.49%) Citrix
10 40 (63.49%) XenDesktop
11 38 (60.32%) Hyper-V
11 38 (60.32%) SCVMM
12 37 (58.73%) XenApp
12 37 (58.73%) NetScaler
13 34 (53.97%) Root Cause Analysis
13 34 (53.97%) Exchange Server 2010
13 34 (53.97%) ITIL
13 34 (53.97%) MS Exchange
14 32 (50.79%) ITIL Certification
14 32 (50.79%) Continuous Improvement
15 31 (49.21%) Data Centre
16 30 (47.62%) Public Cloud
16 30 (47.62%) Degree
16 30 (47.62%) Computer Science
16 30 (47.62%) Ivanti
16 30 (47.62%) Service Delivery
16 30 (47.62%) Microsoft App-V
16 30 (47.62%) Software Engineering
16 30 (47.62%) Computer Science Degree

vMotion
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 34 (53.97%) Exchange Server 2010
1 34 (53.97%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Office 365
2 3 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (58.73%) NetScaler
2 22 (34.92%) SAN
3 12 (19.05%) NAS
4 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
5 9 (14.29%) Firewall
6 7 (11.11%) Network Security
7 5 (7.94%) DHCP
7 5 (7.94%) DNS
8 3 (4.76%) VLAN
8 3 (4.76%) VoIP
9 1 (1.59%) FCoE
9 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.59%) LAN
9 1 (1.59%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (1.59%) Banking
1 1 (1.59%) Finance
1 1 (1.59%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Citrix Specialist
1 29 (46.03%) Citrix Technical Specialist
1 29 (46.03%) Technical Specialist
2 22 (34.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 22 (34.92%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 16 (25.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (12.70%) Technical Support
5 7 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Analyst
7 4 (6.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) NetApp Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) Storage Analyst
10 1 (1.59%) Infrastructure Support
10 1 (1.59%) IT Support Manager
10 1 (1.59%) Senior DevOps
10 1 (1.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 1 (1.59%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 31 (49.21%) Data Centre
2 30 (47.62%) Computer Science
2 30 (47.62%) Public Cloud
2 30 (47.62%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (15.87%) Replication
4 9 (14.29%) EMC VNX
5 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.17%) FlexPod
6 2 (3.17%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.59%) PKI
7 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (90.48%) Windows
2 46 (73.02%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.76%) Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Solaris
5 2 (3.17%) VMS
6 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) ITIL
1 34 (53.97%) Root Cause Analysis
2 32 (50.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 30 (47.62%) Service Delivery
3 30 (47.62%) Software Engineering
4 11 (17.46%) Change Management
5 9 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 9 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 9 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 9 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.76%) CRM
6 3 (4.76%) Document Management
6 3 (4.76%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (4.76%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.17%) High Availability
7 2 (3.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.17%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) ITIL Certification
2 30 (47.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 30 (47.62%) Degree
3 10 (15.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (11.11%) EMC Certification
5 3 (4.76%) MCSE
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.76%) VCP5
6 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) Novell Certification
6 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.59%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (96.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (88.89%) vSphere
3 48 (76.19%) VMware ESXi
4 40 (63.49%) XenDesktop
5 38 (60.32%) Hyper-V
6 37 (58.73%) XenApp
7 30 (47.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (22.22%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (17.46%) Active Directory
10 9 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (4.76%) vCloud
12 1 (1.59%) Firmware
12 1 (1.59%) KVM
12 1 (1.59%) NFS
Systems Management
1 51 (80.95%) vCenter Server
2 38 (60.32%) SCVMM
3 9 (14.29%) EMC VPLEX
3 9 (14.29%) PowerCLI
4 8 (12.70%) vRealize
5 7 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (4.76%) Nagios
6 3 (4.76%) SCCM
7 2 (3.17%) SnapMirror
7 2 (3.17%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 40 (63.49%) Citrix
4 30 (47.62%) Ivanti
5 15 (23.81%) Cisco
6 11 (17.46%) Brocade
6 11 (17.46%) EMC
6 11 (17.46%) Isilon
7 9 (14.29%) CommVault
8 5 (7.94%) HP
9 3 (4.76%) Avaya
9 3 (4.76%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.17%) IBM
10 2 (3.17%) NetApp
10 2 (3.17%) Sun