Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a VMware Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Engineer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 675 581 590
Rank change year-on-year -94 +9 -99
Permanent jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 589 814 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.43% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.45% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 547 745 829
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,500 £29,850 £28,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,550 £61,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year -1.23% -1.82% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured VMware Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in the UK

VMware Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VMware Engineer in the UK

VMware Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Engineer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware Engineer in the UK

VMware Engineer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -84 579 £44,500 +2.30% 31
UK excluding London -134 319 £40,000 -1.23% 18
London +19 268 £52,500 +10.53% 13
South East -96 107 £40,000 -11.11% 7
North of England -5 91 £37,000 -1.33% 3
East of England +16 69 £52,500 +25.00% 4
North West +10 47 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Yorkshire -4 44 £37,000 +5.71%
Midlands -6 25 £30,000 -25.00% 4
South West +7 20 £40,000 +5.26%
West Midlands -9 15 £30,000 -29.41% 1
East Midlands +22 10 £33,750 -15.63% 3
Scotland -26 5 £50,000 +46.33%
Wales +12 2 £52,500 +16.67%

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, VMware Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 589 (100.00%) VMware
2 469 (79.63%) Windows
3 331 (56.20%) Windows Server
4 323 (54.84%) Microsoft
5 322 (54.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 321 (54.50%) Active Directory
7 180 (30.56%) SAN
7 180 (30.56%) Cisco
8 177 (30.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 169 (28.69%) Linux
10 168 (28.52%) Office 365
11 154 (26.15%) MS Exchange
12 148 (25.13%) Citrix
13 145 (24.62%) PowerShell
14 138 (23.43%) Windows Server 2008
15 137 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
16 131 (22.24%) vSphere
17 126 (21.39%) Firewall
18 123 (20.88%) ITIL
19 114 (19.35%) Hyper-V
20 108 (18.34%) Finance
21 105 (17.83%) Microsoft Certification
22 102 (17.32%) DNS
22 102 (17.32%) VMware ESXi
23 90 (15.28%) NetApp
23 90 (15.28%) SCCM
24 86 (14.60%) HP
24 86 (14.60%) Data Centre
25 85 (14.43%) SQL
26 83 (14.09%) Amazon AWS

VMware Engineer Skill Set
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
1 154 (26.15%) MS Exchange
2 83 (14.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (10.36%) IIS
4 58 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (6.28%) OpenStack
6 21 (3.57%) Skype for Business
7 15 (2.55%) SharePoint
8 12 (2.04%) Apache
9 11 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.70%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 7 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (0.85%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.68%) JBoss
13 4 (0.68%) nginx
14 3 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.17%) Moodle
Applications
1 44 (7.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 168 (28.52%) Office 365
2 137 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (14.09%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (2.89%) IaaS
5 14 (2.38%) PaaS
6 11 (1.87%) SaaS
7 4 (0.68%) Mimecast
8 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 180 (30.56%) SAN
2 126 (21.39%) Firewall
3 102 (17.32%) DNS
4 68 (11.54%) DHCP
5 67 (11.38%) NAS
6 64 (10.87%) WAN
7 62 (10.53%) LAN
8 55 (9.34%) TCP/IP
9 36 (6.11%) VPN
10 29 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
11 28 (4.75%) VoIP
12 22 (3.74%) Internet
12 22 (3.74%) VLAN
13 21 (3.57%) iSCSI
14 20 (3.40%) Skype
15 14 (2.38%) MPLS
16 11 (1.87%) Wireless
17 10 (1.70%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (1.70%) PCoIP
18 9 (1.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.23%) MySQL
3 13 (2.21%) SQL Server 2014
4 11 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.19%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (4.24%) MSI
2 9 (1.53%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.51%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.17%) Ant
4 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 108 (18.34%) Finance
2 37 (6.28%) Banking
3 21 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 13 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.70%) Retail
7 7 (1.19%) Back Office
8 6 (1.02%) Dutch Language
9 5 (0.85%) Legal
10 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.34%) French Language
11 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Law
11 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.17%) Automotive
12 1 (0.17%) Games
12 1 (0.17%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Military
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.24%) Software Packaging
2 11 (1.87%) Web Services
3 9 (1.53%) LAMP
4 5 (0.85%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (0.68%) Middleware
5 4 (0.68%) SAML
5 4 (0.68%) XMPP
6 3 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (0.51%) Sensu
7 2 (0.34%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.17%) CSS
8 1 (0.17%) HTML
8 1 (0.17%) REST
8 1 (0.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.60%) Data Centre
2 32 (5.43%) Clustering
3 23 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.90%) Replication
4 20 (3.40%) Enterprise Storage
5 15 (2.55%) Management Information System
6 12 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.70%) Public Cloud
8 9 (1.53%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.53%) Private Cloud
9 7 (1.19%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.02%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.02%) PKI
11 5 (0.85%) Handset
12 4 (0.68%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.68%) EMC VNX
13 3 (0.51%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.51%) Fintech
13 3 (0.51%) HP Storage
13 3 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 469 (79.63%) Windows
2 331 (56.20%) Windows Server
3 177 (30.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 169 (28.69%) Linux
5 138 (23.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (12.90%) Windows 10
7 49 (8.32%) Windows 7
8 33 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (3.90%) Windows 8
10 19 (3.23%) Unix
10 19 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (1.87%) Windows XP
12 8 (1.36%) Debian
13 5 (0.85%) CentOS
13 5 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.51%) VMS
15 2 (0.34%) Fedora
15 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (20.88%) ITIL
2 55 (9.34%) Migration
3 54 (9.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 54 (9.17%) E-Commerce
4 47 (7.98%) DevOps
5 28 (4.75%) Problem Management
6 26 (4.41%) Asset Management
6 26 (4.41%) Change Management
7 24 (4.07%) Task Automation
8 20 (3.40%) Time Management
8 20 (3.40%) Virtual Environments
9 19 (3.23%) Process Improvement
10 17 (2.89%) High Availability
11 16 (2.72%) Service Delivery
12 15 (2.55%) Capacity Management
13 14 (2.38%) Business Continuity
13 14 (2.38%) Configuration Management
13 14 (2.38%) Line Management
14 13 (2.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (2.04%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 145 (24.62%) PowerShell
2 85 (14.43%) SQL
3 31 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 24 (4.07%) Python
5 22 (3.74%) Perl
6 14 (2.38%) Java
7 10 (1.70%) Ruby
8 8 (1.36%) C
8 8 (1.36%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.85%) AWK
9 5 (0.85%) sed
10 3 (0.51%) VBScript
11 2 (0.34%) Groovy
11 2 (0.34%) PHP
11 2 (0.34%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.17%) C++
12 1 (0.17%) Go
12 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (17.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (13.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 62 (10.53%) MCSE
4 56 (9.51%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (8.15%) Degree
6 44 (7.47%) MCSA
7 40 (6.79%) CCNA
8 21 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 19 (3.23%) MCITP
10 18 (3.06%) CCNP
10 18 (3.06%) MCP
11 17 (2.89%) Citrix Certification
12 16 (2.72%) CCA
13 14 (2.38%) Security Cleared
13 14 (2.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (2.04%) SC Cleared
15 7 (1.19%) HP ASE
15 7 (1.19%) HPE ATP
15 7 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
15 7 (1.19%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.75%) SLA
2 5 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.51%) GDPR
5 2 (0.34%) QA
5 2 (0.34%) RMADS
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 322 (54.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 321 (54.50%) Active Directory
3 131 (22.24%) vSphere
4 114 (19.35%) Hyper-V
5 102 (17.32%) VMware ESXi
6 49 (8.32%) XenApp
7 32 (5.43%) XenDesktop
8 26 (4.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 26 (4.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 17 (2.89%) Docker
10 16 (2.72%) Terminal Services
10 16 (2.72%) VMware Server
11 15 (2.55%) VMware NSX
12 14 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (2.04%) XenServer
14 11 (1.87%) NFS
15 10 (1.70%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (1.36%) Xen
17 5 (0.85%) vCloud
18 4 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 90 (15.28%) SCCM
2 53 (9.00%) SCOM
3 41 (6.96%) vCenter Server
4 35 (5.94%) Backup Exec
5 25 (4.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 25 (4.24%) WSUS
6 18 (3.06%) Puppet
7 16 (2.72%) Kubernetes
8 14 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 14 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (2.21%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (2.21%) SCOrch
10 12 (2.04%) Ansible
10 12 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (1.70%) Terraform
12 6 (1.02%) Nagios
13 5 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
13 5 (0.85%) NetVault Backup
13 5 (0.85%) Packer
13 5 (0.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 589 (100.00%) VMware
2 323 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 180 (30.56%) Cisco
4 148 (25.13%) Citrix
5 90 (15.28%) NetApp
6 86 (14.60%) HP
7 54 (9.17%) Dell
8 48 (8.15%) Red Hat
9 47 (7.98%) Symantec
10 41 (6.96%) Veeam
11 32 (5.43%) EqualLogic
11 32 (5.43%) F5
12 27 (4.58%) EMC
13 24 (4.07%) Juniper
14 19 (3.23%) CommVault
15 18 (3.06%) Altiris
16 17 (2.89%) 3PAR
17 16 (2.72%) Google
18 15 (2.55%) Forcepoint
18 15 (2.55%) Veritas