Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere vMotion
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1112 1158 1215
Rank change year-on-year +46 +57 +43
Permanent jobs citing vMotion 46 42 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.024% 0.033%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.26% 0.27% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 27 29 44
UK median annual salary £37,500 £46,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.35% -4.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £33,750 £41,250 £36,744
90th Percentile £53,075 £58,200 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,253
% change year-on-year -16.67% +6.50% -0.58%

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 17,612 15,736 17,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.42% 8.93% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14,021 12,714 14,276
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

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 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for vMotion in the UK

vMotion
Top 8 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 21 August 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
UK excluding London +37 46 £37,500 -16.67% 3
England +34 41 £37,500 -19.35% 4
South East +18 23 £37,500 -21.05% 1
West Midlands +45 17 - -
Midlands +22 17 - -
Scotland - 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £37,250 -
North of England - 1 £37,250 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (97.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (84.78%) Windows
4 31 (67.39%) vSphere
5 28 (60.87%) SAN
6 27 (58.70%) vCenter Server
7 23 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 22 (47.83%) Citrix
8 22 (47.83%) XenDesktop
9 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (45.65%) MS Exchange
9 21 (45.65%) Cisco
10 20 (43.48%) ITIL
10 20 (43.48%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (43.48%) Windows Server
11 19 (41.30%) NetScaler
11 19 (41.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 19 (41.30%) NAS
11 19 (41.30%) XenApp
11 19 (41.30%) SLA
11 19 (41.30%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (39.13%) EMC
12 18 (39.13%) Brocade
12 18 (39.13%) Isilon
12 18 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 17 (36.96%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (36.96%) SCVMM
13 17 (36.96%) Hyper-V
13 17 (36.96%) Public Cloud

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 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2010
1 21 (45.65%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) IaaS
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) SAN
2 19 (41.30%) NAS
2 19 (41.30%) NetScaler
3 5 (10.87%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) DHCP
4 4 (8.70%) DNS
5 3 (6.52%) Firewall
5 3 (6.52%) VLAN
5 3 (6.52%) VoIP
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (2.17%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Technical Specialist
2 17 (36.96%) Citrix Specialist
2 17 (36.96%) Citrix Technical Specialist
3 16 (34.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (32.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 15 (32.61%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 12 (26.09%) VMware Engineer
5 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Storage Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support
9 2 (4.35%) NetApp Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) Technical Support
10 1 (2.17%) Developer
10 1 (2.17%) IT Manager
10 1 (2.17%) IT Support
10 1 (2.17%) Storage Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.96%) Computer Science
1 17 (36.96%) Data Centre
1 17 (36.96%) Public Cloud
1 17 (36.96%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (34.78%) EMC VNX
2 16 (34.78%) Replication
3 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.35%) FlexPod
5 2 (4.35%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 39 (84.78%) Windows
2 20 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (15.22%) Linux
5 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (4.35%) Solaris
7 2 (4.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) ITIL
2 19 (41.30%) Continuous Improvement
3 18 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (36.96%) Root Cause Analysis
4 17 (36.96%) Service Delivery
4 17 (36.96%) Software Engineering
5 16 (34.78%) Capacity Management
5 16 (34.78%) Storage Management
5 16 (34.78%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 14 (30.43%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (15.22%) Problem Management
7 7 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (10.87%) Change Management
9 4 (8.70%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (8.70%) Proactive Management
10 3 (6.52%) CRM
10 3 (6.52%) Document Management
10 3 (6.52%) Proactive Monitoring
10 3 (6.52%) Server Management
10 3 (6.52%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) ITIL Certification
2 17 (36.96%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (36.96%) Degree
3 16 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (30.43%) EMC Certification
5 3 (6.52%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.35%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (41.30%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) GDPR
System Software
1 45 (97.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (67.39%) vSphere
3 23 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (47.83%) XenDesktop
5 20 (43.48%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (41.30%) XenApp
7 17 (36.96%) Hyper-V
7 17 (36.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (30.43%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
10 5 (10.87%) Firmware
10 5 (10.87%) NFS
11 3 (6.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (6.52%) vCloud
11 3 (6.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 27 (58.70%) vCenter Server
2 17 (36.96%) SCVMM
3 16 (34.78%) EMC VPLEX
4 14 (30.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 14 (30.43%) vRealize
5 5 (10.87%) PowerCLI
6 3 (6.52%) Nagios
6 3 (6.52%) SCCM
7 2 (4.35%) SnapMirror
7 2 (4.35%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (47.83%) Citrix
4 21 (45.65%) Cisco
5 18 (39.13%) Brocade
5 18 (39.13%) EMC
5 18 (39.13%) Isilon
6 17 (36.96%) Ivanti
7 14 (30.43%) CommVault
8 10 (21.74%) HP
9 5 (10.87%) Dell
9 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
10 3 (6.52%) Avaya
10 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.35%) IBM
11 2 (4.35%) NetApp
11 2 (4.35%) Sun