VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK

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 2 December 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Dec 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 98 184 167
Rank change year-on-year +86 -17 -61
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1,709 2,614 2,937
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.20% 2.09% 2.27%
As % of the System Software category 19.16% 13.66% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,360 2,089 2,178
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £37,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.50% +5.26% +3.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

All System Software Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 8,921 19,140 22,863
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.72% 15.27% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7,088 12,732 16,007
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £37,000 £38,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.79% +1.82% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £77,715 £77,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,557 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.89% +5.26% +5.56%

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 2 December 2023.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 17 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 2 December 2023. 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 +85 1,610 £49,000 -2.00% 597
UK excluding London +56 1,159 £45,000 - 503
Work from Home +29 575 £52,000 -0.95% 264
London +107 483 £62,500 +4.17% 124
South East +72 356 £47,500 +2.15% 118
South West +52 250 £47,500 -5.00% 74
North of England +25 211 £40,322 -10.40% 125
Midlands +51 190 £46,674 +3.72% 116
West Midlands +64 144 £42,500 -5.56% 77
Yorkshire +34 108 £38,000 -15.56% 50
East of England +59 100 £41,269 -17.46% 37
North West +7 85 £42,500 -5.56% 59
East Midlands +6 46 £51,250 +2.50% 39
Scotland +25 31 £51,500 +3.00% 23
North East +40 18 £40,000 -2.44% 20
Wales -5 12 £46,595 +3.54% 14
Northern Ireland +25 10 £43,750 +1.74% 5

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 188 (11.00%) SharePoint
2 121 (7.08%) MS Exchange
3 67 (3.92%) IIS
4 26 (1.52%) Apache
5 12 (0.70%) OpenStack
6 11 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (0.53%) Confluence
7 9 (0.53%) nginx
7 9 (0.53%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.29%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.059%) CMS
11 1 (0.059%) Gunicorn
11 1 (0.059%) SAS
11 1 (0.059%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.059%) Site Server
11 1 (0.059%) uWSGI
11 1 (0.059%) WebSphere
Applications
1 109 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.23%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.18%) Fidessa
3 3 (0.18%) ReMetrica
4 2 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.12%) Sage 50
5 1 (0.059%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.059%) Epicor Tropos
5 1 (0.059%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.059%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 969 (56.70%) Azure
2 723 (42.31%) Microsoft 365
3 384 (22.47%) AWS
4 201 (11.76%) Entra ID
5 119 (6.96%) IaaS
6 92 (5.38%) SaaS
7 86 (5.03%) OpenShift
8 82 (4.80%) PaaS
9 74 (4.33%) Azure DevOps
10 57 (3.34%) GCP
11 56 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
12 44 (2.57%) Mimecast
13 35 (2.05%) Power Platform
14 34 (1.99%) Nutanix
15 29 (1.70%) OneDrive
16 22 (1.29%) WhatsApp
17 19 (1.11%) Rubrik
18 17 (0.99%) Power Automate
18 17 (0.99%) Serverless
19 14 (0.82%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 458 (26.80%) Firewall
2 442 (25.86%) DNS
3 406 (23.76%) DHCP
4 256 (14.98%) VPN
5 243 (14.22%) WAN
6 217 (12.70%) SAN
7 209 (12.23%) LAN
8 207 (12.11%) TCP/IP
9 129 (7.55%) VLAN
10 115 (6.73%) Wireless
11 80 (4.68%) Network Security
12 76 (4.45%) HTTP
13 65 (3.80%) Internet
14 64 (3.74%) NAS
15 60 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
16 53 (3.10%) VoIP
17 52 (3.04%) SD-WAN
18 43 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
19 38 (2.22%) MPLS
20 35 (2.05%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (11.12%) SQL Server
2 80 (4.68%) Amazon RDS
3 31 (1.81%) MySQL
4 25 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (1.29%) Power BI
6 11 (0.64%) MongoDB
7 10 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (0.53%) Big Data
9 7 (0.41%) MariaDB
10 6 (0.35%) InfluxDB
11 5 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.23%) ArangoDB
12 4 (0.23%) GIS
12 4 (0.23%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.23%) Metadata
12 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 3 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.18%) Firebird
13 3 (0.18%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (1.58%) Selenium
2 25 (1.46%) Robot Framework
3 23 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 21 (1.23%) MSI
5 19 (1.11%) Git
6 16 (0.94%) AdminStudio
6 16 (0.94%) InstallShield
7 15 (0.88%) JIRA
8 10 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
9 9 (0.53%) Bitbucket
10 7 (0.41%) GitLab
10 7 (0.41%) Maven
11 6 (0.35%) Artifactory
11 6 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (0.29%) CircleCI
12 5 (0.29%) Travis CI
12 5 (0.29%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.18%) Postman
13 3 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.12%) Gradle
General
1 437 (25.57%) Social Skills
2 206 (12.05%) Finance
3 131 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 61 (3.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 54 (3.16%) Aerospace
7 53 (3.10%) Organisational Skills
8 43 (2.52%) Retail
9 37 (2.17%) Law
10 36 (2.11%) Legal
11 35 (2.05%) Public Sector
12 31 (1.81%) Documentation Skills
13 30 (1.76%) Presentation Skills
14 25 (1.46%) Banking
15 21 (1.23%) Manufacturing
15 21 (1.23%) Military
16 16 (0.94%) Back Office
17 14 (0.82%) Billing
17 14 (0.82%) Marketing
18 12 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 486 (28.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 306 (17.91%) Senior
3 205 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 176 (10.30%) IT Engineer
5 104 (6.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 97 (5.68%) Analyst
7 95 (5.56%) Architect
8 91 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 88 (5.15%) Network Engineer
10 84 (4.92%) IT Support
11 83 (4.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 79 (4.62%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 78 (4.56%) Administrator
14 67 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
15 65 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 65 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
15 65 (3.80%) VMware Engineer
16 64 (3.74%) 3rd Line Support
17 56 (3.28%) IT Support Engineer
18 55 (3.22%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (2.57%) JSON
2 34 (1.99%) YAML
3 33 (1.93%) ARM Templates
4 24 (1.40%) Elastic Stack
5 20 (1.17%) REST
6 17 (0.99%) WebRTC
7 14 (0.82%) Kafka
7 14 (0.82%) Middleware
8 13 (0.76%) LDAP
9 11 (0.64%) 802.1X
10 8 (0.47%) SAML
11 7 (0.41%) .NET
12 6 (0.35%) Apache NiFi
13 5 (0.29%) LAPP Stack
13 5 (0.29%) XML
14 4 (0.23%) HTML
14 4 (0.23%) LAMP
14 4 (0.23%) Software Packaging
15 3 (0.18%) Node.js
15 3 (0.18%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 205 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 111 (6.50%) Public Cloud
3 83 (4.86%) Management Information System
4 74 (4.33%) Clustering
5 73 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
6 70 (4.10%) Private Cloud
7 63 (3.69%) PKI
7 63 (3.69%) Replication
8 50 (2.93%) Virtual Team
9 44 (2.57%) Client/Server
10 43 (2.52%) Onboarding
11 32 (1.87%) Driving Licence
12 29 (1.70%) Life Science
13 20 (1.17%) Blackberry
13 20 (1.17%) Fat Client
13 20 (1.17%) Thin Client
14 16 (0.94%) Shadow IT
15 15 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
16 13 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
16 13 (0.76%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 1,214 (71.04%) Windows
2 788 (46.11%) Windows Server
3 401 (23.46%) Linux
4 246 (14.39%) Windows 10
5 193 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 176 (10.30%) Windows Server 2016
7 174 (10.18%) Windows Server 2019
8 133 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 53 (3.10%) Unix
10 52 (3.04%) Ubuntu
11 39 (2.28%) Windows 7
12 36 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 34 (1.99%) Windows 8
14 33 (1.93%) Mac OS
15 25 (1.46%) CentOS
16 24 (1.40%) Android
17 23 (1.35%) Mac OS X
18 20 (1.17%) Debian
19 16 (0.94%) Solaris
20 15 (0.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (31.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 355 (20.77%) Problem-Solving
3 321 (18.78%) ITIL
4 198 (11.59%) Agile
5 184 (10.77%) DevOps
6 177 (10.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 170 (9.95%) Customer Service
8 128 (7.49%) Cybersecurity
9 127 (7.43%) Actionable Insight
10 125 (7.31%) Migration
11 108 (6.32%) High Availability
12 105 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
12 105 (6.14%) Project Delivery
13 99 (5.79%) Incident Management
14 93 (5.44%) Change Management
14 93 (5.44%) Server Management
15 91 (5.32%) Project Management
16 90 (5.27%) ITSM
17 89 (5.21%) Roadmaps
18 86 (5.03%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 611 (35.75%) PowerShell
2 247 (14.45%) Python
3 233 (13.63%) SQL
4 170 (9.95%) Bash
5 82 (4.80%) Java
6 34 (1.99%) Perl
7 33 (1.93%) VBScript
8 32 (1.87%) C#
9 20 (1.17%) VB
10 12 (0.70%) Shell Script
11 11 (0.64%) PHP
12 6 (0.35%) Bicep
13 5 (0.29%) DataFlex
13 5 (0.29%) Groovy
14 4 (0.23%) C
14 4 (0.23%) C++
14 4 (0.23%) Go
14 4 (0.23%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.18%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 381 (22.29%) Security Cleared
2 259 (15.16%) SC Cleared
3 243 (14.22%) Degree
4 153 (8.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 149 (8.72%) DV Cleared
6 103 (6.03%) Cisco Certification
7 81 (4.74%) CCNA
8 75 (4.39%) MCSE
9 65 (3.80%) Azure Certification
10 56 (3.28%) CCNP
11 52 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 49 (2.87%) MCSA
13 45 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
14 34 (1.99%) CompTIA Security+
15 17 (0.99%) MCITP
16 16 (0.94%) TOGAF Certification
17 15 (0.88%) MCP
18 14 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
19 12 (0.70%) CISSP
19 12 (0.70%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (7.14%) SLA
2 57 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 19 (1.11%) QA
5 15 (0.88%) PCI DSS
6 14 (0.82%) PMO
7 13 (0.76%) GDPR
8 9 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 7 (0.41%) NIST
10 5 (0.29%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.23%) Data Quality
11 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.18%) Accessibility
12 3 (0.18%) COBIT
12 3 (0.18%) DICOM
12 3 (0.18%) HL7
12 3 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.059%) ISO 9000
13 1 (0.059%) NCSC
13 1 (0.059%) SOC 2
System Software
1 933 (54.59%) Active Directory
2 581 (34.00%) Hyper-V
3 182 (10.65%) vSphere
4 176 (10.30%) VMware ESXi
5 133 (7.78%) Docker
6 104 (6.09%) Virtual Desktop
7 87 (5.09%) Virtual Machines
8 68 (3.98%) Virtual Servers
9 53 (3.10%) Firmware
10 51 (2.98%) VMware NSX
11 43 (2.52%) XenApp
12 23 (1.35%) XenDesktop
13 20 (1.17%) KVM
14 17 (0.99%) vCloud
15 16 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
16 14 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (0.64%) BitLocker
18 10 (0.59%) VMware Server
19 9 (0.53%) Ceph
20 7 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 223 (13.05%) Microsoft Intune
2 221 (12.93%) SCCM
3 202 (11.82%) Ansible
4 126 (7.37%) Kubernetes
5 125 (7.31%) Puppet
6 121 (7.08%) Terraform
7 93 (5.44%) vCenter Server
8 72 (4.21%) SCOM
9 55 (3.22%) WSUS
10 50 (2.93%) Failover Clustering
11 46 (2.69%) FortiGate
12 41 (2.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 34 (1.99%) VxRail
14 29 (1.70%) Microsoft Clustering
15 28 (1.64%) Nessus
16 24 (1.40%) Single Sign-On
17 23 (1.35%) Grafana
18 21 (1.23%) Nagios
19 20 (1.17%) ZABBIX
20 17 (0.99%) Progress Chef
Vendors
1 1,709 (100.00%) VMware
2 888 (51.96%) Microsoft
3 320 (18.72%) Cisco
4 253 (14.80%) Citrix
5 195 (11.41%) Veeam
6 136 (7.96%) HP
7 125 (7.31%) Red Hat
8 90 (5.27%) Dell
9 83 (4.86%) SolarWinds
10 69 (4.04%) Meraki
11 63 (3.69%) Google
12 60 (3.51%) Fortinet
13 58 (3.39%) Juniper
14 56 (3.28%) Palo Alto
15 54 (3.16%) ServiceNow
16 51 (2.98%) NetApp
17 48 (2.81%) Sophos
18 43 (2.52%) Aruba
18 43 (2.52%) CheckPoint
19 38 (2.22%) Commvault