Period
to 5 July 2020

The median annual salary for a VMware Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 664 786 767
Rank change year-on-year +122 -19 -101
Permanent jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 184 335 479
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.24% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 160 299 458
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +15.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £35,000 £31,950
90th Percentile £75,250 £74,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.16% +1.18% -

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 74,972 141,263 171,390
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.89% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 60,327 112,784 139,236
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

VMware Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Engineer in the UK

VMware Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware Engineer.

Salary trend for VMware Engineer in the UK

VMware Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Engineer over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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 5 July 2020. 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 +125 181 £50,000 -3.85% 17
UK excluding London +176 101 £42,500 -1.16% 12
London +75 83 £60,000 - 5
South East +117 37 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East of England +105 25 £38,500 -23.00% 1
North of England +116 17 £50,000 +33.33% 5
North West +108 17 £50,000 +42.86% 3
Midlands +120 10 £45,000 +20.00%
South West +112 9 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Work from Home +62 8 £55,000 +22.22%
West Midlands +90 6 £35,000 -6.67%
East Midlands +74 4 £52,500 +16.67%
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -
Wales +23 1 £45,000 +16.88%

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, VMware Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring VMware Engineer in the job title.

1 184 (100.00%) VMware
2 143 (77.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (76.09%) Windows
4 115 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 103 (55.98%) Active Directory
6 96 (52.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 80 (43.48%) Microsoft
8 70 (38.04%) PowerShell
9 60 (32.61%) Azure
10 58 (31.52%) Office 365
11 49 (26.63%) Cisco
11 49 (26.63%) Linux
12 43 (23.37%) vSphere
13 40 (21.74%) Hyper-V
14 35 (19.02%) ITIL
15 33 (17.93%) Firewall
16 29 (15.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 28 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
18 27 (14.67%) DNS
18 27 (14.67%) Citrix
19 26 (14.13%) HP
20 24 (13.04%) Finance
21 23 (12.50%) AWS
22 22 (11.96%) Banking
22 22 (11.96%) DHCP
23 21 (11.41%) TCP/IP
24 20 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
25 19 (10.33%) Ansible
25 19 (10.33%) Windows Server 2016
25 19 (10.33%) SLA

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 14 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.80%) IIS
4 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.54%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 60 (32.61%) Azure
2 58 (31.52%) Office 365
3 23 (12.50%) AWS
4 7 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (2.72%) IaaS
5 5 (2.72%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.63%) Datadog
6 3 (1.63%) PaaS
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.54%) GCP
8 1 (0.54%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.54%) Route 53
8 1 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.93%) Firewall
2 27 (14.67%) DNS
3 22 (11.96%) DHCP
4 21 (11.41%) TCP/IP
5 19 (10.33%) SAN
6 15 (8.15%) VPN
7 14 (7.61%) Wireless
8 9 (4.89%) LAN
8 9 (4.89%) PBX
9 7 (3.80%) WAN
10 6 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (2.72%) VLAN
12 4 (2.17%) DMZ
12 4 (2.17%) NAS
12 4 (2.17%) VoIP
12 4 (2.17%) VSAN
13 3 (1.63%) NetScaler
13 3 (1.63%) Skype
14 2 (1.09%) Internet
14 2 (1.09%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.54%) MySQL
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.35%) Jenkins
3 6 (3.26%) Subversion
4 5 (2.72%) Bitbucket
4 5 (2.72%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (2.72%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.54%) Selenium
General
1 24 (13.04%) Finance
2 22 (11.96%) Banking
3 7 (3.80%) Law
4 6 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.72%) Back Office
6 3 (1.63%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.09%) Legal
7 2 (1.09%) Military
7 2 (1.09%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.09%) Retail
7 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.54%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.54%) .NET
1 1 (0.54%) WSH
1 1 (0.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.15%) Public Cloud
2 13 (7.07%) Data Centre
3 6 (3.26%) Clustering
3 6 (3.26%) Private Cloud
4 4 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.63%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.63%) EMC VNX
5 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.63%) PKI
6 2 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.09%) EMC VMAX
6 2 (1.09%) Replication
7 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) Video Editing
7 1 (0.54%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 140 (76.09%) Windows
2 115 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 49 (26.63%) Linux
4 20 (10.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (10.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 15 (8.15%) Windows 10
7 8 (4.35%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.63%) Unix
10 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.09%) VMS
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.54%) CentOS
11 1 (0.54%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (52.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (19.02%) ITIL
3 16 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (8.15%) Mentoring
4 15 (8.15%) Project Delivery
5 13 (7.07%) Problem Management
6 12 (6.52%) High Availability
6 12 (6.52%) Systems Engineering
7 11 (5.98%) ITIL V3
7 11 (5.98%) ITSM
7 11 (5.98%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (5.98%) Service Management
8 10 (5.43%) Information Security
9 9 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (4.89%) Change Control
9 9 (4.89%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.35%) Release Management
11 7 (3.80%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.80%) Open Source
11 7 (3.80%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (38.04%) PowerShell
2 18 (9.78%) Python
3 16 (8.70%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.35%) SQL
4 8 (4.35%) VBScript
5 6 (3.26%) Go
5 6 (3.26%) Perl
6 5 (2.72%) PHP
7 1 (0.54%) VB
7 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (15.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (4.89%) Degree
3 9 (4.89%) MCSA
4 8 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.35%) MCSE
5 5 (2.72%) CCNA
5 5 (2.72%) Security Cleared
6 4 (2.17%) VCAP
7 3 (1.63%) CCNP
8 2 (1.09%) VCDX
8 2 (1.09%) VCP5
9 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.54%) MCITP
9 1 (0.54%) MCP
9 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.54%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.33%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 143 (77.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 103 (55.98%) Active Directory
3 43 (23.37%) vSphere
4 40 (21.74%) Hyper-V
5 28 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (9.78%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (4.89%) Docker
7 9 (4.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 7 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (3.80%) XenApp
9 5 (2.72%) Firmware
9 5 (2.72%) vCloud
10 4 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (1.63%) VMware NSX
12 2 (1.09%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (10.33%) Ansible
2 17 (9.24%) SCCM
3 14 (7.61%) vRealize
4 13 (7.07%) Puppet
5 10 (5.43%) Terraform
6 9 (4.89%) SCOM
7 8 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (4.35%) vCenter Server
8 7 (3.80%) Microsoft Intune
9 6 (3.26%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (2.17%) Nagios
10 4 (2.17%) NetBackup
10 4 (2.17%) WSUS
11 3 (1.63%) Backup Exec
11 3 (1.63%) Kubernetes
11 3 (1.63%) Packer
11 3 (1.63%) PowerCLI
11 3 (1.63%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (1.09%) Avamar
12 2 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 184 (100.00%) VMware
2 80 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 49 (26.63%) Cisco
4 27 (14.67%) Citrix
5 26 (14.13%) HP
6 13 (7.07%) NetApp
7 12 (6.52%) SolarWinds
8 11 (5.98%) Red Hat
9 10 (5.43%) Hitachi
10 9 (4.89%) EMC
11 7 (3.80%) Juniper
12 5 (2.72%) Sophos
13 4 (2.17%) Dell
14 3 (1.63%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.63%) IBM
14 3 (1.63%) WatchGuard
15 2 (1.09%) 3PAR
15 2 (1.09%) Fortinet
15 2 (1.09%) Qualys
15 2 (1.09%) Symantec