Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 73 72
Rank change year-on-year -21 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 5846 7304 8561
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.27% 3.85% 3.91%
As % of the System Software category 25.28% 31.01% 34.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4978 6035 7127
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%

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 23122 23553 24845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.92% 12.40% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19358 19787 20746
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 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 -18 5448 £42,500 - 287
UK excluding London -23 3618 £40,000 +2.56% 185
London -24 2134 £50,000 - 117
South East -30 1174 £40,000 -5.88% 40
North of England -18 859 £37,500 +4.17% 44
Midlands -25 507 £36,500 +4.29% 45
Yorkshire -3 454 £38,000 +5.56% 15
South West -23 396 £40,000 +14.29% 19
East of England -23 389 £45,000 +5.88% 22
West Midlands -11 364 £37,500 +7.14% 30
North West -40 346 £37,500 +4.17% 28
Wales +20 156 £37,500 - 5
East Midlands -18 145 £35,000 -6.67% 15
Scotland -38 136 £41,500 +10.67% 9
North East +25 60 £35,000 - 1
Northern Ireland -23 10 £27,000 -13.60% 1
Channel Islands +7 8 £32,500 -10.96%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 5846 (100.00%) VMware
2 4132 (70.68%) Windows
3 3083 (52.74%) Microsoft
4 3039 (51.98%) Active Directory
5 2613 (44.70%) Windows Server
6 1801 (30.81%) Hyper-V
7 1737 (29.71%) Cisco
8 1709 (29.23%) Linux
9 1654 (28.29%) Firewall
10 1592 (27.23%) Citrix
11 1487 (25.44%) MS Exchange
12 1467 (25.09%) Office 365
13 1424 (24.36%) ITIL
14 1399 (23.93%) Windows Server 2012
15 1370 (23.43%) Windows Server 2008
16 1321 (22.60%) SAN
17 1256 (21.48%) Microsoft Azure
18 1203 (20.58%) DNS
19 1033 (17.67%) WAN
20 1002 (17.14%) SQL Server
21 990 (16.93%) Microsoft Certification
22 957 (16.37%) SQL
23 953 (16.30%) PowerShell
24 952 (16.28%) DHCP
25 941 (16.10%) LAN
26 938 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
27 904 (15.46%) Data Centre
28 889 (15.21%) Finance
29 849 (14.52%) TCP/IP
30 801 (13.70%) HP

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 1487 (25.44%) MS Exchange
2 633 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 499 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 439 (7.51%) SharePoint
5 408 (6.98%) IIS
6 314 (5.37%) Skype for Business
7 211 (3.61%) Apache
8 177 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 146 (2.50%) OpenStack
10 138 (2.36%) Tomcat
11 105 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
12 74 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
13 71 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
14 60 (1.03%) nginx
15 59 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 39 (0.67%) CMS
16 39 (0.67%) Confluence
17 33 (0.56%) WebLogic
18 32 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
18 32 (0.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 573 (9.80%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 28 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.068%) Acrobat
6 4 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.068%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.068%) RoboHelp
6 4 (0.068%) Snagit
7 2 (0.034%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.034%) CATIA
7 2 (0.034%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.034%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 48 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 13 (0.22%) Teamcenter
5 12 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 9 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
7 8 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 7 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 6 (0.10%) Northgate Housing
10 4 (0.068%) Eikon
10 4 (0.068%) MetaTrader
10 4 (0.068%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.068%) thinkFolio
11 3 (0.051%) Epicor Tropos
11 3 (0.051%) Oracle 11i
11 3 (0.051%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (0.051%) Visualfiles
12 2 (0.034%) ENOVIA
12 2 (0.034%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 1467 (25.09%) Office 365
2 1256 (21.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 938 (16.05%) Amazon AWS
4 257 (4.40%) IaaS
5 206 (3.52%) PaaS
6 141 (2.41%) SaaS
7 90 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
8 83 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 73 (1.25%) Mimecast
10 55 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
11 46 (0.79%) G Suite
12 44 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
13 34 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
14 26 (0.44%) OneDrive
15 24 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
16 19 (0.33%) Amazon S3
17 16 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 15 (0.26%) GitHub
19 14 (0.24%) SoftLayer
20 13 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1654 (28.29%) Firewall
2 1321 (22.60%) SAN
3 1203 (20.58%) DNS
4 1033 (17.67%) WAN
5 952 (16.28%) DHCP
6 941 (16.10%) LAN
7 849 (14.52%) TCP/IP
8 745 (12.74%) VPN
9 467 (7.99%) VoIP
10 429 (7.34%) VLAN
11 293 (5.01%) NAS
12 254 (4.34%) Wireless
13 249 (4.26%) MPLS
14 234 (4.00%) Internet
15 219 (3.75%) SSL
16 211 (3.61%) Skype
17 206 (3.52%) Cisco ASA
18 165 (2.82%) Network Security
19 163 (2.79%) iSCSI
20 161 (2.75%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1002 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 290 (4.96%) MySQL
3 175 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 115 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 92 (1.57%) MongoDB
6 88 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 75 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 72 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
9 60 (1.03%) Oracle Database
10 56 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 52 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 50 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
13 49 (0.84%) Relational Database
14 45 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
14 45 (0.77%) Hadoop
15 41 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
16 36 (0.62%) MariaDB
17 32 (0.55%) Big Data
17 32 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
18 29 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 193 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 140 (2.39%) Git (software)
3 70 (1.20%) Visual Studio
4 68 (1.16%) JIRA
5 61 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 50 (0.86%) Vagrant
7 44 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 44 (0.75%) TeamCity
8 43 (0.74%) MSI
9 42 (0.72%) Subversion
10 38 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 37 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
12 22 (0.38%) Maven
13 19 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
14 18 (0.31%) Travis CI
15 17 (0.29%) JUnit
16 15 (0.26%) Bitbucket
17 14 (0.24%) Ant
17 14 (0.24%) NuGet
18 13 (0.22%) Cucumber
General
1 889 (15.21%) Finance
2 258 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 190 (3.25%) Banking
4 144 (2.46%) Retail
5 133 (2.28%) Law
6 124 (2.12%) Legal
7 106 (1.81%) Games
8 102 (1.74%) Manufacturing
9 100 (1.71%) Advertising
10 88 (1.51%) Back Office
11 81 (1.39%) Military
12 78 (1.33%) Marketing
13 76 (1.30%) Investment Banking
14 52 (0.89%) Publishing
15 51 (0.87%) Retail Banking
16 36 (0.62%) Billing
17 34 (0.58%) Financial Institution
18 30 (0.51%) Electronics
19 18 (0.31%) Front Office
20 16 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1123 (19.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 776 (13.27%) Analyst
3 636 (10.88%) Support Engineer
4 486 (8.31%) IT Engineer
5 453 (7.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 440 (7.53%) Support Analyst
7 423 (7.24%) IT Support
8 411 (7.03%) Administrator
9 362 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
10 353 (6.04%) Consultant
11 324 (5.54%) Architect
12 322 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
13 317 (5.42%) VMware Engineer
14 299 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support
15 292 (4.99%) Network Engineer
16 257 (4.40%) Windows Engineer
17 254 (4.34%) Linux Engineer
18 229 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
19 226 (3.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
20 207 (3.54%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (3.63%) Web Services
2 135 (2.31%) .NET
3 85 (1.45%) LAMP
4 64 (1.09%) Middleware
5 51 (0.87%) HTML
6 43 (0.74%) Node.js
7 40 (0.68%) Software Packaging
8 39 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
8 39 (0.67%) REST
9 38 (0.65%) JSON
9 38 (0.65%) XML
10 37 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
11 33 (0.56%) CSS
12 32 (0.55%) SOAP
13 31 (0.53%) 802.1X
13 31 (0.53%) HTML5
14 28 (0.48%) AngularJS
15 26 (0.44%) Java EE
16 24 (0.41%) RESTful
17 22 (0.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 904 (15.46%) Data Centre
2 311 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
3 295 (5.05%) Clustering
4 281 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 264 (4.52%) Replication
6 208 (3.56%) Computer Science
7 206 (3.52%) Driving Licence
8 174 (2.98%) Public Cloud
9 140 (2.39%) Enterprise Storage
10 113 (1.93%) Hedge funds
11 96 (1.64%) Blackberry
12 94 (1.61%) Private Cloud
13 93 (1.59%) Fat Client
13 93 (1.59%) Thin Client
14 89 (1.52%) User Experience
15 78 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
16 63 (1.08%) Client/Server
17 62 (1.06%) Fintech
18 56 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
19 55 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4132 (70.68%) Windows
2 2613 (44.70%) Windows Server
3 1709 (29.23%) Linux
4 1399 (23.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 1370 (23.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 751 (12.85%) Windows 7
7 588 (10.06%) Windows 10
8 499 (8.54%) Unix
9 439 (7.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 410 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 362 (6.19%) Windows 8
12 260 (4.45%) CentOS
13 174 (2.98%) Windows XP
14 158 (2.70%) Ubuntu
15 101 (1.73%) Mac OS X
16 92 (1.57%) Solaris
17 88 (1.51%) Debian
18 61 (1.04%) Android
19 56 (0.96%) Mac OS
20 46 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1424 (24.36%) ITIL
2 546 (9.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 543 (9.29%) DevOps
4 394 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
5 364 (6.23%) Presales
6 363 (6.21%) Migration
6 363 (6.21%) Service Delivery
7 351 (6.00%) Project Management
8 308 (5.27%) Configuration Management
9 307 (5.25%) Service Management
10 287 (4.91%) Change Management
11 273 (4.67%) High Availability
12 252 (4.31%) Problem Management
13 227 (3.88%) Mentoring
14 213 (3.64%) Virtual Environments
15 210 (3.59%) Load Balancing
16 208 (3.56%) Time Management
17 193 (3.30%) Incident Management
18 191 (3.27%) Continuous Integration
19 188 (3.22%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 957 (16.37%) SQL
2 953 (16.30%) PowerShell
3 487 (8.33%) Python
4 371 (6.35%) Bash Shell
5 312 (5.34%) Perl
6 289 (4.94%) Java
7 182 (3.11%) Ruby
8 145 (2.48%) Shell Script
9 131 (2.24%) C
10 119 (2.04%) PHP
11 108 (1.85%) C#
12 99 (1.69%) VBScript
13 95 (1.63%) JavaScript
14 57 (0.98%) T-SQL
15 55 (0.94%) C++
16 53 (0.91%) VB
17 30 (0.51%) Go
18 24 (0.41%) Groovy
19 19 (0.33%) Korn
20 18 (0.31%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 990 (16.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 721 (12.33%) Cisco Certification
3 699 (11.96%) MCSE
4 578 (9.89%) Degree
5 532 (9.10%) CCNA
6 380 (6.50%) Security Cleared
7 356 (6.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 348 (5.95%) MCSA
9 296 (5.06%) CCNP
10 264 (4.52%) SC Cleared
11 258 (4.41%) MCP
12 187 (3.20%) Citrix Certification
13 185 (3.16%) MCITP
14 160 (2.74%) DV Cleared
15 135 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
16 128 (2.19%) CCA
17 125 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
18 72 (1.23%) RHCE
19 65 (1.11%) CCIE
20 53 (0.91%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (7.18%) SLA
2 189 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 121 (2.07%) PCI DSS
4 117 (2.00%) QA
5 30 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 23 (0.39%) PMO
7 19 (0.33%) COBIT
8 16 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (0.24%) GDPR
9 14 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 10 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 9 (0.15%) BS25999
12 7 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 7 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (0.10%) GPG13
14 5 (0.086%) GCP
14 5 (0.086%) HIPAA
15 4 (0.068%) Disclosure Scotland
15 4 (0.068%) ISO 22301
16 3 (0.051%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3039 (51.98%) Active Directory
2 1801 (30.81%) Hyper-V
3 787 (13.46%) vSphere
4 641 (10.96%) VMware ESXi
5 524 (8.96%) XenApp
6 310 (5.30%) XenDesktop
7 237 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
8 220 (3.76%) Virtual Servers
9 215 (3.68%) Docker
10 152 (2.60%) KVM
11 145 (2.48%) Xen
12 142 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
13 128 (2.19%) XenServer
14 118 (2.02%) Terminal Services
15 107 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
16 104 (1.78%) VirtualBox
17 85 (1.45%) VMware NSX
18 84 (1.44%) NFS
19 80 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 74 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 660 (11.29%) SCCM
2 431 (7.37%) Puppet
3 322 (5.51%) Ansible
4 294 (5.03%) Opscode Chef
5 255 (4.36%) SCOM
6 226 (3.87%) vCenter Server
7 216 (3.69%) Backup Exec
8 214 (3.66%) WSUS
9 203 (3.47%) Nagios
10 104 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
11 86 (1.47%) Terraform
12 73 (1.25%) Kubernetes
13 71 (1.21%) ZABBIX
14 70 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
15 66 (1.13%) SCOrch
16 57 (0.98%) NetBackup
16 57 (0.98%) vRealize
17 51 (0.87%) Salt
18 47 (0.80%) Opsview
19 45 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5846 (100.00%) VMware
2 3083 (52.74%) Microsoft
3 1737 (29.71%) Cisco
4 1592 (27.23%) Citrix
5 801 (13.70%) HP
6 584 (9.99%) NetApp
7 525 (8.98%) Red Hat
8 407 (6.96%) Dell
9 389 (6.65%) Oracle
10 345 (5.90%) Veeam
11 277 (4.74%) EMC
12 233 (3.99%) Symantec
13 230 (3.93%) Juniper
14 218 (3.73%) IBM
15 216 (3.69%) F5
16 175 (2.99%) CheckPoint
17 157 (2.69%) Google
18 136 (2.33%) 3PAR
18 136 (2.33%) Avaya
19 132 (2.26%) SolarWinds