Period
to 16 November 2019

The median annual salary for a VMware Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 790 803 695
Rank change year-on-year +13 -108 -99
Permanent jobs requiring a VMware Engineer 280 372 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.24% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 245 339 536
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -7.06% +6.25% -2.44%

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 129,995 156,330 173,005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.89% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 103,956 125,866 138,774
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for VMware Engineer in the UK

VMware Engineer
Top 15 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 16 November 2019. 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 +16 259 £50,000 +11.11% 32
UK excluding London -34 137 £39,500 -7.06% 23
London +77 132 £60,000 +15.94% 11
South East +2 55 £42,500 - 9
North of England +20 32 £37,500 -2.60% 4
South West 0 18 £47,500 +37.68%
North West +14 17 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Midlands +28 15 £37,500 -9.09% 3
Yorkshire +14 15 £40,750 -18.50% 3
West Midlands +20 10 £37,500 -11.76% 3
East of England +28 9 £43,500 -13.00% 5
East Midlands +20 5 £40,000 +14.29%
Scotland +20 5 £38,750 -22.50% 2
Wales +14 4 £37,000 -7.50%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

VMware Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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.

1 280 (100.00%) VMware
2 194 (69.29%) Windows
3 157 (56.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 148 (52.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 144 (51.43%) Active Directory
6 133 (47.50%) Windows Server
7 115 (41.07%) Azure
8 113 (40.36%) Microsoft
9 90 (32.14%) Office 365
10 74 (26.43%) Cisco
10 74 (26.43%) Firewall
11 72 (25.71%) AWS
12 71 (25.36%) Citrix
13 63 (22.50%) SAN
14 62 (22.14%) DNS
15 58 (20.71%) Linux
16 55 (19.64%) ITIL
17 53 (18.93%) vSphere
18 48 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
19 46 (16.43%) Data Centre
20 45 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
21 44 (15.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 44 (15.71%) DHCP
22 43 (15.36%) SQL Server
22 43 (15.36%) MS Exchange
22 43 (15.36%) PowerShell
23 42 (15.00%) TCP/IP
24 36 (12.86%) Finance
25 35 (12.50%) Hyper-V
26 34 (12.14%) Telecoms

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 43 (15.36%) MS Exchange
2 18 (6.43%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (4.64%) OpenStack
5 11 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (3.57%) IIS
6 10 (3.57%) Skype for Business
7 7 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.71%) Confluence
10 1 (0.36%) Apache
10 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 115 (41.07%) Azure
2 90 (32.14%) Office 365
3 72 (25.71%) AWS
4 12 (4.29%) GCP
5 9 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.21%) IaaS
6 8 (2.86%) GitHub
7 6 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.14%) Power Platform
8 5 (1.79%) Mimecast
9 4 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.71%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.71%) Datadog
10 2 (0.71%) PaaS
11 1 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.36%) SaaS
11 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (26.43%) Firewall
2 63 (22.50%) SAN
3 62 (22.14%) DNS
4 44 (15.71%) DHCP
5 42 (15.00%) TCP/IP
6 25 (8.93%) Network Security
7 21 (7.50%) NAS
8 20 (7.14%) VPN
9 15 (5.36%) iSCSI
10 14 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (5.00%) LAN
11 13 (4.64%) WAN
12 10 (3.57%) Skype
13 8 (2.86%) BGP
13 8 (2.86%) OSPF
13 8 (2.86%) VLAN
13 8 (2.86%) VSAN
14 7 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (1.79%) Internet
16 4 (1.43%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (3.21%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (2.86%) MySQL
4 6 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.14%) Power BI
4 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (2.14%) Bitbucket
1 6 (2.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 36 (12.86%) Finance
2 34 (12.14%) Telecoms
3 21 (7.50%) Banking
4 17 (6.07%) Public Sector
5 14 (5.00%) Retail
6 9 (3.21%) Electronics
6 9 (3.21%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.21%) Marketing
7 7 (2.50%) Advertising
7 7 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (2.14%) German Language
8 6 (2.14%) Italian Language
9 5 (1.79%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.43%) Military
11 2 (0.71%) Law
12 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.07%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.36%) LAMP
2 1 (0.36%) LDAP
2 1 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (16.43%) Data Centre
2 30 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (6.43%) Replication
4 16 (5.71%) Management Information System
4 16 (5.71%) Public Cloud
5 14 (5.00%) Clustering
6 13 (4.64%) Hybrid Cloud
6 13 (4.64%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (3.57%) Private Cloud
7 10 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 9 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.86%) Hedge funds
10 7 (2.50%) EMC VMAX
10 7 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (2.14%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.71%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.71%) FlexPod
12 2 (0.71%) HP Storage
12 2 (0.71%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 194 (69.29%) Windows
2 133 (47.50%) Windows Server
3 58 (20.71%) Linux
4 48 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 19 (6.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.93%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.57%) Unix
9 6 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.07%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.71%) CentOS
11 2 (0.71%) VMS
12 1 (0.36%) Debian
12 1 (0.36%) HPUX
12 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (52.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 55 (19.64%) ITIL
3 45 (16.07%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (10.36%) Service Delivery
5 23 (8.21%) Change Management
5 23 (8.21%) Decision-Making
6 18 (6.43%) DevOps
7 17 (6.07%) Load Balancing
7 17 (6.07%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (5.36%) Information Security
8 15 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
9 14 (5.00%) Fintech
10 13 (4.64%) Service Management
11 12 (4.29%) Proactive Monitoring
12 11 (3.93%) Patch Management
12 11 (3.93%) Virtual Infrastructure
13 10 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.57%) Mentoring
13 10 (3.57%) Open Source
13 10 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.36%) PowerShell
2 12 (4.29%) SQL
3 9 (3.21%) Bash Shell
3 9 (3.21%) Python
4 3 (1.07%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.36%) PHP
5 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (15.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 31 (11.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (6.79%) Degree
4 15 (5.36%) MCSE
5 13 (4.64%) Security Cleared
6 12 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (4.29%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.57%) CCNA
7 10 (3.57%) MCSA
8 9 (3.21%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (3.21%) MCITP
9 7 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 6 (2.14%) VCP5
11 5 (1.79%) CCA
11 5 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (1.43%) MCP
13 3 (1.07%) CCNP
14 2 (0.71%) NCDA
15 1 (0.36%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.86%) SLA
2 7 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (1.79%) QA
4 1 (0.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 157 (56.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (51.43%) Active Directory
3 53 (18.93%) vSphere
4 35 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 32 (11.43%) VMware ESXi
5 32 (11.43%) VMware NSX
6 19 (6.79%) vCloud
7 17 (6.07%) XenDesktop
8 16 (5.71%) Docker
9 15 (5.36%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (5.00%) XenApp
11 10 (3.57%) VMware Server
12 8 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (2.14%) BitLocker
13 6 (2.14%) NFS
13 6 (2.14%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
15 4 (1.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 4 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (1.07%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (10.36%) SCCM
2 23 (8.21%) Ansible
3 19 (6.79%) Terraform
4 18 (6.43%) Nagios
5 15 (5.36%) SCOM
5 15 (5.36%) vCenter Server
6 14 (5.00%) vRealize
7 11 (3.93%) Puppet
8 8 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (2.50%) Kubernetes
10 6 (2.14%) Cacti
11 5 (1.79%) NetBackup
11 5 (1.79%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (1.79%) WSUS
12 4 (1.43%) Avamar
12 4 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (1.43%) PowerCLI
12 4 (1.43%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (1.07%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 2 (0.71%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 280 (100.00%) VMware
2 113 (40.36%) Microsoft
3 74 (26.43%) Cisco
4 71 (25.36%) Citrix
5 33 (11.79%) Veeam
6 21 (7.50%) EMC
7 19 (6.79%) NetApp
8 18 (6.43%) Dell
9 16 (5.71%) Oracle
10 15 (5.36%) HP
11 13 (4.64%) Juniper
12 12 (4.29%) SolarWinds
13 10 (3.57%) Atlassian
14 9 (3.21%) 3PAR
14 9 (3.21%) SAP
15 8 (2.86%) Hitachi
15 8 (2.86%) McAfee
15 8 (2.86%) Red Hat
16 6 (2.14%) Brocade
16 6 (2.14%) Google