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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 211 115 95
Rank change year-on-year -96 -20 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3,103 2,674 3,017
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.89% 2.91% 3.25%
As % of the System Software category 10.30% 15.71% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,188 2,031 2,418
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,750 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,250 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,875 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 30,122 17,025 16,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.36% 18.53% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15,567 13,307 13,246
10th Percentile £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,806 £39,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the UK over the 6 months to 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -87 2,656 £47,915 +0.87% 397
UK excluding London -50 1,868 £45,000 +5.88% 329
Work from Home -83 1,252 £50,000 - 118
London -125 907 £57,500 -4.17% 94
South East -59 505 £45,000 - 78
North of England -38 472 £42,000 - 102
Midlands -36 335 £44,500 +4.71% 58
South West -33 260 £49,500 +10.00% 36
North West -38 230 £40,000 -5.88% 45
West Midlands -37 220 £42,872 +0.88% 32
Yorkshire -9 207 £42,500 +13.33% 33
East of England -52 170 £50,000 - 27
East Midlands -19 114 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Wales -22 60 £50,000 +33.33% 10
Scotland -92 46 £52,500 +25.00% 14
North East -35 36 £40,000 +1.91% 24
Northern Ireland -6 18 £38,750 -13.89% 5
Channel Islands -4 5 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure.

1 3,103 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,926 (62.07%) Windows
3 1,718 (55.37%) Microsoft
4 1,549 (49.92%) Azure
5 1,509 (48.63%) Active Directory
6 1,235 (39.80%) Microsoft 365
7 1,166 (37.58%) Windows Server
8 917 (29.55%) Linux
9 875 (28.20%) Hyper-V
10 867 (27.94%) AWS
11 859 (27.68%) Firewall
12 822 (26.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 763 (24.59%) Social Skills
14 746 (24.04%) ITIL
15 725 (23.36%) Cisco
16 719 (23.17%) Citrix
17 702 (22.62%) DNS
18 664 (21.40%) PowerShell
19 585 (18.85%) DHCP
20 570 (18.37%) Finance
21 567 (18.27%) Data Centre
22 521 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
23 505 (16.27%) Agile
24 490 (15.79%) SAN
25 460 (14.82%) Security Cleared
26 437 (14.08%) DevOps
27 434 (13.99%) SQL
28 428 (13.79%) Ansible
29 412 (13.28%) Python
30 408 (13.15%) Windows 10

VMware Infrastructure
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
1 366 (11.80%) SharePoint
2 327 (10.54%) MS Exchange
3 187 (6.03%) IIS
4 125 (4.03%) Apache
5 67 (2.16%) OpenStack
6 62 (2.00%) nginx
7 49 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
8 47 (1.51%) Confluence
9 39 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
10 33 (1.06%) Skype for Business
11 32 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
12 29 (0.93%) GemFire
13 28 (0.90%) Tomcat
14 26 (0.84%) Apache Spark
15 18 (0.58%) Jetty
15 18 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 18 (0.58%) WebLogic
16 13 (0.42%) ArcGIS
16 13 (0.42%) Oracle Workflow
16 13 (0.42%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 346 (11.15%) Microsoft Office
2 45 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 30 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 19 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 15 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.13%) EngageOne
8 3 (0.097%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.097%) Revit
8 3 (0.097%) SketchUp
9 2 (0.064%) Blender
9 2 (0.064%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.032%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.032%) Stata
10 1 (0.032%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (0.90%) Sentinel
2 8 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.097%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.097%) Workfront
6 2 (0.064%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.032%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.032%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.032%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
7 1 (0.032%) RMDS
7 1 (0.032%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.032%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1,549 (49.92%) Azure
2 1,235 (39.80%) Microsoft 365
3 867 (27.94%) AWS
4 359 (11.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 189 (6.09%) IaaS
6 143 (4.61%) SaaS
7 131 (4.22%) OneDrive
7 131 (4.22%) OpenShift
7 131 (4.22%) PaaS
8 123 (3.96%) GCP
9 84 (2.71%) Power Platform
10 60 (1.93%) PowerApps
11 55 (1.77%) GitHub
12 47 (1.51%) Azure Sentinel
13 46 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
14 41 (1.32%) Mimecast
15 38 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
16 31 (1.00%) Google Workspace
16 31 (1.00%) Rubrik
17 30 (0.97%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 859 (27.68%) Firewall
2 702 (22.62%) DNS
3 585 (18.85%) DHCP
4 490 (15.79%) SAN
5 399 (12.86%) WAN
6 373 (12.02%) TCP/IP
7 368 (11.86%) LAN
8 343 (11.05%) VPN
9 191 (6.16%) VLAN
10 134 (4.32%) Network Security
11 129 (4.16%) Internet
12 128 (4.13%) Wireless
13 123 (3.96%) VoIP
14 114 (3.67%) MPLS
14 114 (3.67%) Remote Desktop
15 109 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
16 107 (3.45%) BGP
17 104 (3.35%) NAS
18 101 (3.25%) OSPF
19 92 (2.96%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 379 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 160 (5.16%) MySQL
3 135 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
4 56 (1.80%) NoSQL
5 53 (1.71%) Big Data
5 53 (1.71%) Hadoop
6 49 (1.58%) InfluxDB
7 45 (1.45%) MongoDB
8 44 (1.42%) Amazon RDS
9 37 (1.19%) Relational Database
10 36 (1.16%) MariaDB
11 27 (0.87%) Oracle Database
12 21 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 17 (0.55%) HBase
13 17 (0.55%) Power BI
14 16 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (0.52%) ArangoDB
15 11 (0.35%) Redis
16 8 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 187 (6.03%) Git (software)
2 166 (5.35%) Jenkins
3 76 (2.45%) JIRA
4 70 (2.26%) GitLab
5 51 (1.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 37 (1.19%) Selenium
7 36 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 32 (1.03%) JMeter
9 30 (0.97%) JUnit
10 27 (0.87%) Bitbucket
11 26 (0.84%) Maven
12 22 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (0.68%) Gradle
14 18 (0.58%) CircleCI
15 15 (0.48%) Travis CI
16 11 (0.35%) Subversion
16 11 (0.35%) Visual Studio
17 8 (0.26%) Jaeger
17 8 (0.26%) TeamCity
General
1 763 (24.59%) Social Skills
2 570 (18.37%) Finance
3 333 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
4 241 (7.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 161 (5.19%) Public Sector
6 159 (5.12%) Law
7 149 (4.80%) Telecoms
8 135 (4.35%) Organisational Skills
9 91 (2.93%) Legal
10 89 (2.87%) Documentation Skills
10 89 (2.87%) Retail
11 80 (2.58%) Banking
12 76 (2.45%) Presentation Skills
13 71 (2.29%) Marketing
14 69 (2.22%) Influencing Skills
15 53 (1.71%) Manufacturing
16 40 (1.29%) Financial Institution
17 39 (1.26%) Aerospace
18 38 (1.22%) Advertising
19 31 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 705 (22.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 339 (10.92%) Architect
3 272 (8.77%) Analyst
4 255 (8.22%) Support Engineer
5 219 (7.06%) IT Engineer
6 188 (6.06%) IT Support
7 166 (5.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 159 (5.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 154 (4.96%) DevOps Engineer
10 148 (4.77%) Systems Engineer
11 144 (4.64%) Solutions Architect
12 135 (4.35%) Administrator
13 128 (4.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 127 (4.09%) Network Engineer
15 125 (4.03%) Support Analyst
16 120 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support
17 117 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
18 112 (3.61%) VMware Engineer
19 108 (3.48%) Consultant
20 98 (3.16%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (3.00%) Elastic Stack
2 78 (2.51%) .NET
2 78 (2.51%) Kafka
3 47 (1.51%) LEMP Stack
4 41 (1.32%) HTML
4 41 (1.32%) JSON
4 41 (1.32%) LDAP
5 39 (1.26%) Middleware
6 35 (1.13%) LAMP
7 28 (0.90%) REST
8 27 (0.87%) ARM Templates
8 27 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
9 25 (0.81%) Web Services
10 24 (0.77%) CSS
10 24 (0.77%) LAPP Stack
11 22 (0.71%) COM
12 20 (0.64%) Node.js
12 20 (0.64%) React
13 19 (0.61%) Apache NiFi
13 19 (0.61%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 567 (18.27%) Data Centre
2 185 (5.96%) Public Cloud
3 171 (5.51%) Replication
4 166 (5.35%) Management Information System
5 136 (4.38%) Private Cloud
6 122 (3.93%) Clustering
6 122 (3.93%) Self-Motivation
7 120 (3.87%) Hybrid Cloud
8 99 (3.19%) PKI
9 95 (3.06%) Cyberattack
10 66 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
11 62 (2.00%) Smartphone
11 62 (2.00%) User Experience
12 60 (1.93%) NHS
13 58 (1.87%) Cyber Defence
14 53 (1.71%) Social Media
14 53 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
15 42 (1.35%) Virtual Team
16 41 (1.32%) Driving Licence
16 41 (1.32%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1,926 (62.07%) Windows
2 1,166 (37.58%) Windows Server
3 917 (29.55%) Linux
4 408 (13.15%) Windows 10
5 361 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 283 (9.12%) Windows Server 2016
7 244 (7.86%) Windows Server 2019
8 175 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 152 (4.90%) Unix
10 151 (4.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 150 (4.83%) CentOS
12 87 (2.80%) Ubuntu
13 79 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
14 65 (2.09%) Windows 7
15 56 (1.80%) Android
15 56 (1.80%) Mac OS
16 52 (1.68%) VMS
17 41 (1.32%) Apple iOS
18 27 (0.87%) Solaris
19 26 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 822 (26.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 746 (24.04%) ITIL
3 521 (16.79%) Problem-Solving
4 505 (16.27%) Agile
5 437 (14.08%) DevOps
6 305 (9.83%) Service Delivery
7 261 (8.41%) Project Management
8 255 (8.22%) Project Delivery
9 251 (8.09%) CI/CD
10 244 (7.86%) Change Management
10 244 (7.86%) Migration
11 224 (7.22%) Cybersecurity
12 210 (6.77%) Computer Science
13 206 (6.64%) Disaster Recovery
14 196 (6.32%) Mentoring
15 188 (6.06%) Service Management
16 185 (5.96%) Business Continuity
17 162 (5.22%) Information Security
18 157 (5.06%) Patch Management
19 155 (5.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 664 (21.40%) PowerShell
2 434 (13.99%) SQL
3 412 (13.28%) Python
4 320 (10.31%) Bash
5 192 (6.19%) Java
6 103 (3.32%) C#
7 71 (2.29%) C
8 54 (1.74%) Go
9 52 (1.68%) Perl
10 47 (1.51%) T-SQL
11 45 (1.45%) JavaScript
12 28 (0.90%) PHP
13 27 (0.87%) VBScript
14 22 (0.71%) Shell Script
14 22 (0.71%) VB.NET
15 20 (0.64%) Groovy
15 20 (0.64%) TypeScript
16 19 (0.61%) VB
17 17 (0.55%) C++
17 17 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 460 (14.82%) Security Cleared
2 337 (10.86%) Degree
3 301 (9.70%) SC Cleared
4 278 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 272 (8.77%) Cisco Certification
6 187 (6.03%) MCSE
7 185 (5.96%) CCNA
8 144 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 123 (3.96%) DV Cleared
10 116 (3.74%) MCSA
11 114 (3.67%) CCNP
12 99 (3.19%) Computer Science Degree
13 83 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
14 64 (2.06%) MCP
15 47 (1.51%) CCIE
16 41 (1.32%) CISSP
17 37 (1.19%) ISTQB
18 34 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 31 (1.00%) ISEB
19 31 (1.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (6.83%) SLA
2 105 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 80 (2.58%) QA
4 56 (1.80%) GDPR
5 53 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
6 42 (1.35%) PCI DSS
7 20 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 16 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 15 (0.48%) ISO 9001
10 13 (0.42%) SOC 1
10 13 (0.42%) SOC 2
11 11 (0.35%) PMO
12 10 (0.32%) Accessibility
13 8 (0.26%) NCSC
14 7 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 7 (0.23%) NIST
15 6 (0.19%) JSP 440
16 5 (0.16%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 4 (0.13%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1,509 (48.63%) Active Directory
2 875 (28.20%) Hyper-V
3 394 (12.70%) vSphere
4 365 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 293 (9.44%) Docker
6 206 (6.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 174 (5.61%) XenApp
8 133 (4.29%) Virtual Machines
9 128 (4.13%) XenDesktop
10 97 (3.13%) VMware NSX
11 94 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
12 75 (2.42%) KVM
13 44 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 43 (1.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 42 (1.35%) Xen
16 40 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
17 28 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
18 23 (0.74%) BitLocker
18 23 (0.74%) Terminal Services
19 21 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 428 (13.79%) Ansible
2 344 (11.09%) SCCM
3 319 (10.28%) Kubernetes
4 252 (8.12%) Terraform
5 222 (7.15%) Microsoft Intune
6 201 (6.48%) Puppet
7 154 (4.96%) WSUS
8 148 (4.77%) vCenter Server
9 141 (4.54%) Grafana
10 97 (3.13%) SCOM
11 81 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
12 77 (2.48%) Prometheus
13 68 (2.19%) Nagios
14 61 (1.97%) Active Directory Federation Services
15 49 (1.58%) Microsoft Clustering
15 49 (1.58%) Single Sign-On
16 41 (1.32%) NetBackup
17 39 (1.26%) ZABBIX
18 37 (1.19%) FortiGate
19 36 (1.16%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3,103 (100.00%) VMware
2 1,718 (55.37%) Microsoft
3 725 (23.36%) Cisco
4 719 (23.17%) Citrix
5 288 (9.28%) Red Hat
6 275 (8.86%) Veeam
7 229 (7.38%) HP
8 181 (5.83%) Dell
9 160 (5.16%) Oracle
10 156 (5.03%) Google
11 145 (4.67%) EMC
12 128 (4.13%) NetApp
13 119 (3.83%) Juniper
14 112 (3.61%) Apple
15 101 (3.25%) F5
16 99 (3.19%) Meraki
17 86 (2.77%) Fortinet
18 80 (2.58%) Palo Alto
19 79 (2.55%) SolarWinds
20 71 (2.29%) ServiceNow