Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere vMotion
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1131 1117 1226
Rank change year-on-year -14 +109 +17
Permanent jobs citing vMotion 43 70 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.040% 0.040%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.27% 0.46% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 22 49 66
UK median annual salary £42,500 £51,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +8.51% -7.84%
10th Percentile £34,225 £40,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,625 £58,750 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.68% +18.75% -12.09%

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 16,081 15,221 16,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 9.18% 8.67% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12,952 12,330 13,845
UK median annual salary £53,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.92% +4.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% +4.65% +6.17%

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 17 February 2018.

Salary histogram for vMotion in the UK

vMotion
Top 7 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 17 February 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 -24 43 £42,500 -16.67% 9
UK excluding London -9 38 £41,000 -13.68% 8
Midlands - 24 £39,000 -
West Midlands - 24 £39,000 -
South East -5 11 £44,250 -19.55% 3
London -22 5 £92,500 +60.87% 1
South West +3 3 £52,000 +50.72%

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 43 (100.00%) VMware
1 43 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (95.35%) vSphere
3 40 (93.02%) Windows
4 38 (88.37%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (86.05%) vCenter Server
6 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
7 31 (72.09%) SLA
8 30 (69.77%) Windows Server
9 24 (55.81%) SCVMM
9 24 (55.81%) Hyper-V
10 23 (53.49%) Citrix
11 22 (51.16%) XenApp
11 22 (51.16%) XenDesktop
11 22 (51.16%) NetScaler
12 21 (48.84%) Data Centre
13 20 (46.51%) Root Cause Analysis
14 19 (44.19%) Service Delivery
14 19 (44.19%) ITIL
15 18 (41.86%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (39.53%) MS Exchange
16 17 (39.53%) Exchange Server 2010
17 16 (37.21%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (37.21%) Public Cloud
17 16 (37.21%) Computer Science Degree
17 16 (37.21%) Degree
17 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
17 16 (37.21%) Ivanti
17 16 (37.21%) Microsoft App-V
17 16 (37.21%) Software Engineering

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 17 (39.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 17 (39.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.65%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) IaaS
1 5 (11.63%) PaaS
2 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle CX
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (51.16%) NetScaler
2 15 (34.88%) SAN
3 11 (25.58%) Firewall
4 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
5 7 (16.28%) Network Security
6 5 (11.63%) iSCSI
7 4 (9.30%) VPN
8 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (6.98%) NAS
9 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.65%) DHCP
9 2 (4.65%) DNS
9 2 (4.65%) VLAN
10 1 (2.33%) BGP
10 1 (2.33%) BIG-IP
10 1 (2.33%) FTP
10 1 (2.33%) HTTP
10 1 (2.33%) SNMP
10 1 (2.33%) SSH
10 1 (2.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SAP HANA
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 2 (4.65%) Banking
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Technical Specialist
2 14 (32.56%) Citrix Specialist
2 14 (32.56%) Citrix Technical Specialist
3 12 (27.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 11 (25.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (23.26%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 7 (16.28%) Technical Support
7 4 (9.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Implementation Specialist
9 2 (4.65%) Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 1 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Linux Support
10 1 (2.33%) Network Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Implementation Specialist
10 1 (2.33%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
10 1 (2.33%) Storage Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Middleware
2 3 (6.98%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Data Centre
2 16 (37.21%) Computer Science
2 16 (37.21%) Public Cloud
3 8 (18.60%) Replication
4 7 (16.28%) EMC VNX
5 4 (9.30%) CLARiiON
5 4 (9.30%) Clustering
5 4 (9.30%) EMC VMAX
6 3 (6.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (93.02%) Windows
2 30 (69.77%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.95%) VMS
5 5 (11.63%) Linux
5 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (9.30%) Solaris
6 4 (9.30%) Unix
7 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Root Cause Analysis
2 19 (44.19%) ITIL
2 19 (44.19%) Service Delivery
3 16 (37.21%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (37.21%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.28%) Change Management
5 6 (13.95%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (11.63%) Migration
6 5 (11.63%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (11.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 4 (9.30%) High Availability
7 4 (9.30%) Open Source
7 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.98%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (6.98%) CRM
8 3 (6.98%) Data Security
8 3 (6.98%) ERP
9 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) AWK
3 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) ITIL Certification
2 16 (37.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 16 (37.21%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.65%) EMC Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CCSA
5 1 (2.33%) CCSE
5 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Novell Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) VCP4
5 1 (2.33%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (72.09%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (95.35%) vSphere
3 38 (88.37%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (55.81%) Hyper-V
5 22 (51.16%) XenApp
5 22 (51.16%) XenDesktop
6 16 (37.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (18.60%) Active Directory
8 5 (11.63%) KVM
8 5 (11.63%) NFS
8 5 (11.63%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (6.98%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (2.33%) Firmware
10 1 (2.33%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 37 (86.05%) vCenter Server
2 24 (55.81%) SCVMM
3 9 (20.93%) PowerCLI
4 7 (16.28%) vRealize
5 4 (9.30%) Ansible
5 4 (9.30%) NetBackup
6 3 (6.98%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
8 1 (2.33%) Control-M
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (2.33%) OpenView
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (74.42%) Microsoft
3 23 (53.49%) Citrix
4 16 (37.21%) Ivanti
5 10 (23.26%) Cisco
6 7 (16.28%) EMC
7 5 (11.63%) NetApp
8 4 (9.30%) CommVault
8 4 (9.30%) Dell
8 4 (9.30%) HP
8 4 (9.30%) IBM
8 4 (9.30%) Oracle
8 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
8 4 (9.30%) Veritas
9 3 (6.98%) Brocade
9 3 (6.98%) Isilon
9 3 (6.98%) SAP
9 3 (6.98%) Siebel
9 3 (6.98%) Sybase
10 2 (4.65%) Juniper