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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK
Rank 82 73 63
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2783 3911 4571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.28% 3.79% 4.30%
As % of the System Software category 27.11% 31.01% 34.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2307 3257 3653
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 10266 12611 13281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.09% 12.21% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8557 10633 11006
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the UK

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 2544 £42,535 +0.08% 314
London -4 1048 £50,000 - 109
South East -4 567 £42,500 - 68
Yorkshire -9 223 £38,000 -1.29% 22
East of England -26 197 £42,500 +21.42% 26
West Yorkshire 0 177 £38,500 -1.28% 16
City of London +7 170 £47,500 -17.39% 26
North West -17 167 £40,000 +12.67% 38
West Midlands -3 144 £40,500 +6.57% 16
Berkshire -14 140 £47,500 +5.55% 16
Surrey +5 138 £40,000 -11.11% 13
South West -60 126 £35,000 -2.77% 17
Leeds -8 118 £38,500 -3.75% 11
Hampshire -6 115 £43,750 +2.94% 19
Manchester -2 109 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Hertfordshire -38 73 £45,000 +16.88% 8
Cambridgeshire +20 72 £42,500 +21.42% 10
Scotland +12 67 £41,250 +3.12% 12
Reading +1 67 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Birmingham -16 67 £41,500 +5.06% 2
Wales -3 54 £36,808 +8.25% 4
Oxfordshire +10 51 £41,500 -12.63% 5
Cambridge +11 49 £45,000 +28.57% 6
East Midlands -33 49 £37,500 +7.14% 14
South Wales -1 45 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Buckinghamshire -12 40 £38,750 -6.62% 8
Merseyside +9 37 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Essex -1 37 £52,500 +105.88% 3
Glasgow +13 36 £39,500 +2.59% 4
Farnborough +14 33 £52,500 -4.54% 5

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 6027 (100.00%) VMware
2 4005 (66.45%) Windows
3 2939 (48.76%) Microsoft
4 2836 (47.05%) Active Directory
5 2544 (42.21%) Windows Server
6 2026 (33.62%) Linux
7 1945 (32.27%) Cisco
8 1917 (31.81%) Hyper-V
9 1508 (25.02%) Firewall
10 1432 (23.76%) ITIL
11 1427 (23.68%) Citrix
12 1425 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 1337 (22.18%) MS Excel
14 1307 (21.69%) MS Exchange
15 1264 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 1234 (20.47%) SAN
17 1197 (19.86%) DNS
18 1132 (18.78%) Data Centre
19 1044 (17.32%) SQL Server
20 1013 (16.81%) SQL
21 985 (16.34%) Office 365
22 978 (16.23%) Microsoft Certification
23 973 (16.14%) WAN
24 946 (15.70%) Microsoft Azure
25 935 (15.51%) LAN
26 927 (15.38%) Finance
27 919 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
28 826 (13.70%) HP
29 813 (13.49%) DHCP
30 805 (13.36%) PowerShell

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related 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 1307 (21.69%) MS Exchange
2 641 (10.64%) IIS
3 502 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 409 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 378 (6.27%) SharePoint
6 361 (5.99%) Apache
7 320 (5.31%) Skype for Business
8 226 (3.75%) Tomcat
9 173 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
10 167 (2.77%) OpenStack
11 109 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
12 105 (1.74%) JBoss
13 103 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
14 91 (1.51%) nginx
15 71 (1.18%) WebSphere
16 56 (0.93%) Apache Spark
17 53 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 52 (0.86%) Apache Pig
18 52 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
19 50 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 1337 (22.18%) MS Excel
2 577 (9.57%) MS Office
3 72 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 58 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 29 (0.48%) MS Project
6 10 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
7 9 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.083%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.050%) CATIA
10 2 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.017%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.017%) Mathcad
11 1 (0.017%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 31 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 31 (0.51%) RMDS
2 24 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 21 (0.35%) Oracle Cash Management
4 12 (0.20%) NetSuite
4 12 (0.20%) Teamcenter
5 10 (0.17%) Magento
5 10 (0.17%) Sentinel
6 9 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 8 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 5 (0.083%) Dynamics AX
8 5 (0.083%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (0.083%) Oracle Retail
9 4 (0.066%) Infor CRM
9 4 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
9 4 (0.066%) SAP Business One
10 3 (0.050%) assyst
10 3 (0.050%) Eikon
10 3 (0.050%) ENOVIA
10 3 (0.050%) Fishtalk
Cloud Services
1 985 (16.34%) Office 365
2 946 (15.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 919 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
4 270 (4.48%) IaaS
5 228 (3.78%) Cloud Computing
5 228 (3.78%) PaaS
6 181 (3.00%) SaaS
7 144 (2.39%) Amazon EC2
8 74 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
9 69 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
10 57 (0.95%) Amazon S3
11 51 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 49 (0.81%) G Suite
13 47 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
14 38 (0.63%) Mimecast
15 34 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 25 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
17 21 (0.35%) Amazon SQS
18 17 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 16 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1508 (25.02%) Firewall
2 1234 (20.47%) SAN
3 1197 (19.86%) DNS
4 973 (16.14%) WAN
5 935 (15.51%) LAN
6 813 (13.49%) DHCP
7 734 (12.18%) TCP/IP
8 634 (10.52%) VPN
9 416 (6.90%) VLAN
10 373 (6.19%) VoIP
11 355 (5.89%) NAS
12 296 (4.91%) Cisco ASA
13 285 (4.73%) Internet
14 259 (4.30%) Wireless
15 235 (3.90%) Network Security
16 231 (3.83%) iSCSI
17 213 (3.53%) SSL
18 196 (3.25%) MPLS
19 168 (2.79%) BGP
20 167 (2.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1044 (17.32%) SQL Server
2 403 (6.69%) MySQL
3 169 (2.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 140 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 137 (2.27%) Oracle Database
6 120 (1.99%) Hadoop
7 119 (1.97%) MongoDB
8 104 (1.73%) Relational Database
9 99 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 91 (1.51%) Big Data
11 85 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
12 74 (1.23%) RDBMS
13 69 (1.14%) DB2
14 60 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
15 59 (0.98%) NoSQL
16 52 (0.86%) Apache Hive
17 45 (0.75%) HBase
18 42 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
19 38 (0.63%) Redis
19 38 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 225 (3.73%) Jenkins
2 219 (3.63%) Git (software)
3 95 (1.58%) JIRA
4 71 (1.18%) TeamCity
4 71 (1.18%) Vagrant
5 62 (1.03%) Subversion
6 47 (0.78%) Selenium
7 45 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
8 43 (0.71%) Maven
9 37 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 32 (0.53%) Visual Studio
11 28 (0.46%) Cucumber
12 27 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
13 22 (0.37%) JUnit
13 22 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (0.32%) Mercurial
15 18 (0.30%) Hudson
15 18 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
16 16 (0.27%) MSI
17 15 (0.25%) Ant
General
1 927 (15.38%) Finance
2 301 (4.99%) Telecoms
3 181 (3.00%) Retail
4 120 (1.99%) Marketing
5 110 (1.83%) Banking
6 99 (1.64%) Advertising
6 99 (1.64%) Legal
7 92 (1.53%) Games
8 90 (1.49%) Back Office
9 89 (1.48%) Manufacturing
10 84 (1.39%) Publishing
11 80 (1.33%) Military
12 78 (1.29%) Law
13 59 (0.98%) Financial Institution
14 43 (0.71%) Electronics
15 41 (0.68%) Billing
16 27 (0.45%) Investment Banking
17 21 (0.35%) German Language
18 20 (0.33%) Automotive
19 15 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 909 (15.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 762 (12.64%) Support Engineer
3 656 (10.88%) Analyst
4 574 (9.52%) Architect
5 466 (7.73%) Administrator
6 415 (6.89%) VMware Engineer
7 403 (6.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 390 (6.47%) IT Support
9 388 (6.44%) Windows Engineer
10 357 (5.92%) Systems Administrator
11 341 (5.66%) IT Engineer
12 326 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
13 320 (5.31%) Support Analyst
14 273 (4.53%) Network Engineer
15 272 (4.51%) Consultant
16 260 (4.31%) Infrastructure Support
17 253 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
18 252 (4.18%) Systems Engineer
19 243 (4.03%) Infrastructure Architect
20 236 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (4.11%) Web Services
2 190 (3.15%) Middleware
3 162 (2.69%) HTML
4 157 (2.60%) LAMP
5 141 (2.34%) .NET
6 96 (1.59%) CSS
7 77 (1.28%) Node.js
7 77 (1.28%) XML
8 70 (1.16%) Spring
9 69 (1.14%) HTML5
10 64 (1.06%) jQuery
11 59 (0.98%) Apache Camel
12 56 (0.93%) Hibernate
12 56 (0.93%) Java EE
13 52 (0.86%) CSS3
13 52 (0.86%) RESTful
14 51 (0.85%) AngularJS
15 50 (0.83%) Software Packaging
16 45 (0.75%) SOAP
17 41 (0.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1132 (18.78%) Data Centre
2 357 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 273 (4.53%) Clustering
4 266 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 262 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 189 (3.14%) Driving Licence
7 181 (3.00%) Replication
8 146 (2.42%) PKI
9 122 (2.02%) Public Cloud
10 118 (1.96%) Private Cloud
11 114 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
12 113 (1.87%) Blackberry
13 107 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
14 98 (1.63%) EMC VNX
15 81 (1.34%) CMDB
16 78 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
17 74 (1.23%) Hedge funds
18 67 (1.11%) iPad
19 62 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
20 59 (0.98%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4005 (66.45%) Windows
2 2544 (42.21%) Windows Server
3 2026 (33.62%) Linux
4 1425 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 1264 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 663 (11.00%) Windows 7
7 563 (9.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 555 (9.21%) Unix
9 390 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 372 (6.17%) Windows 10
11 255 (4.23%) Windows 8
12 252 (4.18%) CentOS
13 187 (3.10%) Solaris
14 172 (2.85%) Ubuntu
15 149 (2.47%) Mac OS X
16 134 (2.22%) Debian
17 96 (1.59%) Windows XP
18 84 (1.39%) Android
19 68 (1.13%) Mac OS
20 56 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1432 (23.76%) ITIL
2 520 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 517 (8.58%) DevOps
4 456 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
5 448 (7.43%) Presales
6 390 (6.47%) Project Management
7 382 (6.34%) Service Delivery
8 336 (5.57%) High Availability
9 323 (5.36%) Migration
10 286 (4.75%) Configuration Management
11 279 (4.63%) Service Management
12 266 (4.41%) Change Management
13 262 (4.35%) Mentoring
14 245 (4.07%) PRINCE2
15 243 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
16 240 (3.98%) Time Management
17 234 (3.88%) Software Engineering
18 232 (3.85%) Problem Management
19 216 (3.58%) Virtual Environments
20 215 (3.57%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1013 (16.81%) SQL
2 805 (13.36%) PowerShell
3 526 (8.73%) Python
4 425 (7.05%) Perl
5 419 (6.95%) Java
6 363 (6.02%) Bash Shell
7 268 (4.45%) C
8 223 (3.70%) Ruby
9 195 (3.24%) JavaScript
10 142 (2.36%) C++
11 139 (2.31%) C#
12 127 (2.11%) PHP
13 123 (2.04%) VBScript
14 103 (1.71%) Shell Script
15 83 (1.38%) VB
16 30 (0.50%) Groovy
17 25 (0.41%) T-SQL
18 24 (0.40%) Bourne shell
19 19 (0.32%) PL/SQL
19 19 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 978 (16.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 698 (11.58%) Cisco Certification
3 658 (10.92%) Degree
4 657 (10.90%) MCSE
5 541 (8.98%) CCNA
6 472 (7.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 418 (6.94%) Security Cleared
8 339 (5.62%) MCSA
9 291 (4.83%) CCNP
10 250 (4.15%) SC Cleared
11 232 (3.85%) MCITP
12 229 (3.80%) MCP
13 185 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
14 159 (2.64%) DV Cleared
15 140 (2.32%) Citrix Certification
16 94 (1.56%) CCA
17 64 (1.06%) ISEB
18 58 (0.96%) CCIE
19 47 (0.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 46 (0.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 402 (6.67%) SLA
2 156 (2.59%) PCI DSS
3 103 (1.71%) QA
4 90 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 26 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
6 12 (0.20%) PMO
7 11 (0.18%) GAMP
7 11 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.17%) HL7
9 9 (0.15%) DICOM
9 9 (0.15%) GCP
9 9 (0.15%) GPG13
10 6 (0.100%) ISO22301
10 6 (0.100%) PMBOK
10 6 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.083%) COBIT
11 5 (0.083%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (0.066%) ISO19770
13 3 (0.050%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2836 (47.05%) Active Directory
2 1917 (31.81%) Hyper-V
3 788 (13.07%) vSphere
4 463 (7.68%) XenApp
5 348 (5.77%) VMware ESX
6 323 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
7 284 (4.71%) Virtual Machines
8 279 (4.63%) XenDesktop
9 248 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
10 223 (3.70%) KVM
11 186 (3.09%) Xen
12 183 (3.04%) Docker
13 149 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
14 130 (2.16%) NFS
14 130 (2.16%) XenServer
15 123 (2.04%) vCloud
16 119 (1.97%) Terminal Services
17 96 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 84 (1.39%) VMware Server
19 77 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 584 (9.69%) SCCM
2 493 (8.18%) Puppet
3 335 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
4 316 (5.24%) Ansible
5 305 (5.06%) SCOM
6 208 (3.45%) Backup Exec
7 204 (3.38%) Nagios
8 170 (2.82%) WSUS
9 120 (1.99%) Microsoft Clustering
10 113 (1.87%) NetBackup
11 72 (1.19%) ZABBIX
12 68 (1.13%) Salt
13 67 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
14 66 (1.10%) SCVMM
15 64 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
16 60 (1.00%) Kubernetes
17 56 (0.93%) vRealize
18 53 (0.88%) Red Hat Satellite
19 47 (0.78%) Mesos
20 41 (0.68%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6027 (100.00%) VMware
2 2939 (48.76%) Microsoft
3 1945 (32.27%) Cisco
4 1427 (23.68%) Citrix
5 826 (13.70%) HP
6 722 (11.98%) NetApp
7 555 (9.21%) Oracle
8 488 (8.10%) Red Hat
9 466 (7.73%) EMC
10 331 (5.49%) Dell
11 302 (5.01%) CheckPoint
12 279 (4.63%) Veeam
13 276 (4.58%) Juniper
14 251 (4.16%) IBM
15 189 (3.14%) F5
16 180 (2.99%) Symantec
17 146 (2.42%) SolarWinds
18 144 (2.39%) Apple
19 132 (2.19%) 3PAR
20 130 (2.16%) Google
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
The North Starr
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus scheme and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Varied role, progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Kendal, Cumbria
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Talent International
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Digital Gurus
Salary: £31000 per annum + bonus and on call
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23 - £27 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + additional company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Up to £40k basic with £60k OTE
Posted: 3 days ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £999,999 per annum 75000
Posted: Yesterday
London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Private Health, Life Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Wokingham, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum, + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Bluetownonline
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Octopus Investments
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + bonus + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday