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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 73 63
Rank change year-on-year -14 -10  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2867 3902 4745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.28% 3.77% 4.28%
As % of the System Software category 26.60% 30.41% 34.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2424 3251 3776
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 £65,000 £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 10778 12831 13689
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.34% 12.40% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9085 10837 11221
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -20 2645 £43,500 +2.35% 338
London -10 1075 £50,000 - 115
South East -10 571 £40,000 -5.88% 66
East of England -15 225 £42,500 +6.25% 22
Yorkshire -19 203 £40,000 +3.89% 22
North West -7 177 £40,000 +9.96% 39
City of London -9 171 £52,500 -4.54% 31
West Yorkshire -21 164 £40,000 +3.89% 12
South West -37 157 £35,000 +7.69% 23
West Midlands -24 134 £40,000 +6.66% 31
Hampshire +6 130 £45,000 +16.88% 22
Surrey -6 121 £40,000 -8.57% 11
Berkshire -32 113 £45,000 - 14
Leeds -28 107 £43,000 +11.68% 7
Manchester -11 96 £40,000 +5.26% 19
Cambridgeshire +33 85 £40,000 +14.28% 9
East Midlands -9 78 £38,750 +10.71% 11
Hertfordshire -34 72 £46,250 +8.82% 10
Scotland -1 66 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Oxfordshire +31 62 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Cambridge +16 61 £45,000 +24.13% 6
Wales 0 54 £40,000 +17.64% 5
Birmingham -36 52 £42,500 +7.59% 8
Buckinghamshire -13 48 £35,500 -11.25% 8
Reading -29 48 £45,000 +2.85% 4
Bristol -15 46 £36,500 -8.75% 11
South Wales -2 45 £40,000 +15.94% 2
Farnborough +26 43 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Merseyside +17 43 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Essex -2 42 £50,000 +100.00%

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5701 (100.00%) VMware
2 3845 (67.44%) Windows
3 2832 (49.68%) Microsoft
4 2678 (46.97%) Active Directory
5 2452 (43.01%) Windows Server
6 1928 (33.82%) Linux
7 1840 (32.28%) Hyper-V
8 1784 (31.29%) Cisco
9 1433 (25.14%) Firewall
10 1363 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 1357 (23.80%) Citrix
12 1338 (23.47%) ITIL
13 1250 (21.93%) MS Exchange
14 1234 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
15 1170 (20.52%) SAN
16 1127 (19.77%) DNS
17 1054 (18.49%) Office 365
18 1009 (17.70%) Data Centre
19 1000 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
20 972 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
21 958 (16.80%) WAN
22 952 (16.70%) SQL
23 922 (16.17%) SQL Server
24 900 (15.79%) LAN
25 864 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
26 826 (14.49%) Finance
27 792 (13.89%) vSphere
28 776 (13.61%) PowerShell
29 759 (13.31%) HP
30 748 (13.12%) DHCP

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 1250 (21.93%) MS Exchange
2 550 (9.65%) IIS
3 524 (9.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 401 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 397 (6.96%) SharePoint
6 322 (5.65%) Skype for Business
7 318 (5.58%) Apache
8 190 (3.33%) Tomcat
9 159 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 156 (2.74%) OpenStack
11 97 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2003
12 89 (1.56%) nginx
13 87 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
14 72 (1.26%) JBoss
15 53 (0.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 47 (0.82%) WebSphere
17 43 (0.75%) Apache Spark
18 39 (0.68%) Apache Pig
19 37 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
20 34 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 548 (9.61%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 63 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.053%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.053%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.018%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.018%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 29 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.37%) RMDS
3 20 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.25%) Teamcenter
5 13 (0.23%) Magento
6 12 (0.21%) NetSuite
7 9 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
8 6 (0.11%) Sentinel
8 6 (0.11%) Visualfiles
9 5 (0.088%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
10 4 (0.070%) Infor CRM
10 4 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
10 4 (0.070%) Remedy AR System
10 4 (0.070%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.053%) OpenCart
11 3 (0.053%) Workfront
12 2 (0.035%) Eikon
13 1 (0.018%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1054 (18.49%) Office 365
2 1000 (17.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 972 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
4 254 (4.46%) IaaS
5 228 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
6 211 (3.70%) PaaS
7 171 (3.00%) SaaS
8 120 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
9 61 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
10 60 (1.05%) AWS CloudFormation
11 49 (0.86%) Amazon S3
11 49 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 41 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
13 38 (0.67%) G Suite
14 28 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 26 (0.46%) Mimecast
16 23 (0.40%) IBM Cloud
17 18 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
18 17 (0.30%) SoftLayer
19 16 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 1433 (25.14%) Firewall
2 1170 (20.52%) SAN
3 1127 (19.77%) DNS
4 958 (16.80%) WAN
5 900 (15.79%) LAN
6 748 (13.12%) DHCP
7 703 (12.33%) TCP/IP
8 589 (10.33%) VPN
9 405 (7.10%) VoIP
10 390 (6.84%) VLAN
11 322 (5.65%) NAS
12 308 (5.40%) Internet
13 255 (4.47%) Cisco ASA
14 253 (4.44%) Wireless
15 248 (4.35%) Network Security
16 222 (3.89%) iSCSI
16 222 (3.89%) MPLS
17 180 (3.16%) Skype
18 173 (3.03%) SSL
19 172 (3.02%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 922 (16.17%) SQL Server
2 372 (6.53%) MySQL
3 150 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 118 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 116 (2.03%) Oracle Database
6 115 (2.02%) MongoDB
7 99 (1.74%) Hadoop
8 96 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 93 (1.63%) Relational Database
10 80 (1.40%) Big Data
11 78 (1.37%) Amazon RDS
11 78 (1.37%) NoSQL
12 65 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
13 62 (1.09%) RDBMS
14 53 (0.93%) DB2
15 50 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
16 42 (0.74%) Redis
17 39 (0.68%) Apache Hive
18 35 (0.61%) HBase
19 32 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 231 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 189 (3.32%) Jenkins
3 79 (1.39%) Vagrant
4 67 (1.18%) JIRA
4 67 (1.18%) Subversion
5 61 (1.07%) TeamCity
6 42 (0.74%) Selenium
7 39 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 37 (0.65%) Maven
9 36 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
10 32 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
10 32 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (0.49%) NuGet
12 24 (0.42%) Visual Studio
13 21 (0.37%) MSI
14 18 (0.32%) Cucumber
14 18 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
15 17 (0.30%) JUnit
16 16 (0.28%) Bitbucket
17 14 (0.25%) Mercurial
General
1 826 (14.49%) Finance
2 320 (5.61%) Telecoms
3 168 (2.95%) Retail
4 111 (1.95%) Marketing
5 99 (1.74%) Games
6 96 (1.68%) Legal
7 95 (1.67%) Banking
8 92 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 86 (1.51%) Advertising
10 84 (1.47%) Law
11 75 (1.32%) Back Office
12 64 (1.12%) Publishing
13 60 (1.05%) Military
14 52 (0.91%) Financial Institution
15 42 (0.74%) Billing
16 39 (0.68%) Electronics
17 20 (0.35%) Automotive
17 20 (0.35%) German Language
17 20 (0.35%) Investment Banking
18 17 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 900 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 727 (12.75%) Support Engineer
3 613 (10.75%) Analyst
4 482 (8.45%) Architect
5 436 (7.65%) Administrator
6 389 (6.82%) VMware Engineer
7 387 (6.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 381 (6.68%) IT Support
9 375 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
10 353 (6.19%) IT Engineer
11 334 (5.86%) Systems Administrator
12 298 (5.23%) Support Analyst
13 288 (5.05%) Consultant
14 282 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
15 273 (4.79%) Network Engineer
16 266 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
17 247 (4.33%) Infrastructure Support
18 226 (3.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 222 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support
19 222 (3.89%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (4.14%) Web Services
2 142 (2.49%) Middleware
3 135 (2.37%) LAMP
4 131 (2.30%) .NET
5 122 (2.14%) HTML
6 65 (1.14%) Software Packaging
7 63 (1.11%) CSS
8 61 (1.07%) Node.js
8 61 (1.07%) XML
9 56 (0.98%) HTML5
10 51 (0.89%) Spring
11 49 (0.86%) jQuery
12 47 (0.82%) RESTful
13 42 (0.74%) Apache Camel
14 39 (0.68%) Hibernate
14 39 (0.68%) Java EE
15 38 (0.67%) CSS3
16 36 (0.63%) AngularJS
16 36 (0.63%) SOAP
17 34 (0.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1009 (17.70%) Data Centre
2 351 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
3 264 (4.63%) Management Information System
4 258 (4.53%) Clustering
5 250 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 172 (3.02%) Driving Licence
7 153 (2.68%) Replication
8 121 (2.12%) Public Cloud
9 117 (2.05%) PKI
10 113 (1.98%) Private Cloud
11 100 (1.75%) Blackberry
11 100 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
12 95 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
13 90 (1.58%) Hedge funds
14 77 (1.35%) EMC VNX
15 75 (1.32%) CMDB
16 73 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
17 63 (1.11%) iPad
18 57 (1.00%) Fat Client
18 57 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3845 (67.44%) Windows
2 2452 (43.01%) Windows Server
3 1928 (33.82%) Linux
4 1363 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 1234 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 655 (11.49%) Windows 7
7 506 (8.88%) Unix
8 493 (8.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 393 (6.89%) Windows 10
10 344 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 258 (4.53%) CentOS
12 251 (4.40%) Windows 8
13 169 (2.96%) Ubuntu
14 167 (2.93%) Solaris
15 136 (2.39%) Debian
16 121 (2.12%) Mac OS X
17 118 (2.07%) Windows XP
18 67 (1.18%) Mac OS
19 66 (1.16%) Android
20 53 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1338 (23.47%) ITIL
2 508 (8.91%) DevOps
3 474 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 423 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
5 371 (6.51%) Presales
6 344 (6.03%) Project Management
7 325 (5.70%) Service Delivery
8 320 (5.61%) High Availability
9 307 (5.39%) Migration
10 290 (5.09%) Configuration Management
11 280 (4.91%) Service Management
12 255 (4.47%) Mentoring
13 235 (4.12%) PRINCE2
14 230 (4.03%) Change Management
15 226 (3.96%) Time Management
16 224 (3.93%) Virtual Environments
17 216 (3.79%) Software Engineering
18 209 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
19 208 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
20 196 (3.44%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 952 (16.70%) SQL
2 776 (13.61%) PowerShell
3 515 (9.03%) Python
4 376 (6.60%) Perl
5 368 (6.46%) Java
6 361 (6.33%) Bash Shell
7 228 (4.00%) C
8 205 (3.60%) Ruby
9 161 (2.82%) JavaScript
10 128 (2.25%) C++
10 128 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 118 (2.07%) C#
12 116 (2.03%) VBScript
13 104 (1.82%) PHP
14 75 (1.32%) VB
15 32 (0.56%) Groovy
16 27 (0.47%) T-SQL
17 26 (0.46%) Bourne shell
18 18 (0.32%) PL/SQL
19 17 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 864 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 642 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
3 607 (10.65%) Degree
4 590 (10.35%) MCSE
5 476 (8.35%) CCNA
6 454 (7.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 383 (6.72%) Security Cleared
8 305 (5.35%) MCSA
9 303 (5.31%) CCNP
10 235 (4.12%) SC Cleared
11 227 (3.98%) MCP
12 192 (3.37%) MCITP
13 163 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
14 142 (2.49%) Citrix Certification
15 131 (2.30%) DV Cleared
16 107 (1.88%) CCA
17 63 (1.11%) CCIE
18 51 (0.89%) ISEB
19 42 (0.74%) A+ Certification
20 40 (0.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 361 (6.33%) SLA
2 109 (1.91%) QA
3 108 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 100 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
6 12 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
6 12 (0.21%) PMO
7 11 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.14%) GCP
8 8 (0.14%) GPG13
8 8 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 7 (0.12%) HL7
10 6 (0.11%) DICOM
11 5 (0.088%) GAMP
11 5 (0.088%) ISO22301
12 4 (0.070%) GDPR
12 4 (0.070%) ISO19770
12 4 (0.070%) PMBOK
12 4 (0.070%) SSAE 16
13 3 (0.053%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2678 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 1840 (32.28%) Hyper-V
3 792 (13.89%) vSphere
4 462 (8.10%) XenApp
5 317 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 307 (5.39%) VMware ESXi
7 297 (5.21%) Virtual Machines
8 278 (4.88%) XenDesktop
9 219 (3.84%) Virtual Servers
10 204 (3.58%) KVM
11 198 (3.47%) Docker
12 167 (2.93%) Xen
13 137 (2.40%) VMware Workstation
14 136 (2.39%) XenServer
15 120 (2.10%) vCloud
16 111 (1.95%) NFS
17 103 (1.81%) Terminal Services
18 89 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 88 (1.54%) VMware Server
20 81 (1.42%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 557 (9.77%) SCCM
2 491 (8.61%) Puppet
3 349 (6.12%) Ansible
4 329 (5.77%) Opscode Chef
5 267 (4.68%) SCOM
6 227 (3.98%) Backup Exec
7 200 (3.51%) Nagios
8 182 (3.19%) vCenter Server
9 152 (2.67%) WSUS
10 104 (1.82%) Microsoft Clustering
11 87 (1.53%) NetBackup
12 86 (1.51%) ZABBIX
13 73 (1.28%) Salt
14 70 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
15 66 (1.16%) SCVMM
16 56 (0.98%) Kubernetes
17 52 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
18 50 (0.88%) vRealize
19 49 (0.86%) Mesos
20 46 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 5701 (100.00%) VMware
2 2832 (49.68%) Microsoft
3 1784 (31.29%) Cisco
4 1357 (23.80%) Citrix
5 759 (13.31%) HP
6 662 (11.61%) NetApp
7 484 (8.49%) Oracle
8 439 (7.70%) Red Hat
9 405 (7.10%) EMC
10 318 (5.58%) Dell
11 283 (4.96%) Veeam
12 265 (4.65%) Juniper
13 256 (4.49%) CheckPoint
14 205 (3.60%) F5
15 189 (3.32%) IBM
16 167 (2.93%) Symantec
17 143 (2.51%) SolarWinds
18 126 (2.21%) Palo Alto
19 125 (2.19%) Apple
20 122 (2.14%) 3PAR
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Plus on call and excellent benefit
Posted: 7 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology
Salary: £22 - £24 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Gravitas Recruitment Group
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus,, healthcare, vouchers
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Team Jobs
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum 25days hols,pension,PMI,paid overtim
Posted: 2 hours ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dundee, Angus
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Competitive benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Spring Technology
Salary: car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: car
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
VIT
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
Surrey
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Enable
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 6 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 6 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surrey
Comtecs
Salary: £28000 - £32000 Per Annum Excellent Bonus, Pension and many other bene
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £Neg p/a plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago