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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 75 67
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2945 3714 4646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.35% 3.77% 4.19%
As % of the System Software category 26.02% 29.75% 35.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2518 3106 3754
Median salary £43,625 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.05% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 11319 12484 13053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.87% 12.68% 11.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9608 10622 10781
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +4.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -15 2762 £45,000 - 352
London -10 1120 £53,500 +1.90% 104
South East -17 572 £40,000 -5.88% 73
Yorkshire -17 243 £40,000 +3.89% 44
East of England -10 223 £42,000 -8.69% 25
West Yorkshire 0 213 £40,000 +3.89% 35
North West -18 184 £37,500 -11.76% 39
South West -36 168 £40,000 +23.07% 25
West Midlands -9 152 £37,000 -7.50% 23
City of London -8 151 £51,250 -6.81% 22
Leeds -9 151 £42,500 +8.97% 19
Surrey +1 138 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Hampshire -5 132 £42,500 +11.84% 19
Hertfordshire +8 114 £50,000 -9.09% 9
Berkshire -45 114 £45,000 -5.26% 22
Manchester -15 94 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Birmingham -4 92 £37,500 -11.76% 9
East Midlands +7 90 £37,500 +10.29% 12
Oxfordshire +28 62 £32,500 +3.17% 6
Wales -6 53 £36,116 -3.04% 7
Scotland -26 51 £38,250 +9.28% 13
Cambridgeshire -15 50 £35,614 -3.09% 6
Bristol -26 50 £40,000 +25.00% 10
Reading -25 48 £50,000 - 11
Cheshire -13 43 £37,500 +4.16% 12
West Sussex -8 42 £37,000 -7.50% 5
Nottingham +4 41 £42,500 +28.78% 2
Nottinghamshire +4 41 £42,500 +28.78% 2
Wiltshire +4 40 £45,000 +41.60% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 40 £35,250 -11.87% 5

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5728 (100.00%) VMware
2 3944 (68.85%) Windows
3 2883 (50.33%) Microsoft
4 2775 (48.45%) Active Directory
5 2473 (43.17%) Windows Server
6 1910 (33.34%) Linux
7 1813 (31.65%) Hyper-V
8 1736 (30.31%) Cisco
9 1531 (26.73%) Firewall
10 1396 (24.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 1368 (23.88%) MS Exchange
12 1353 (23.62%) Citrix
13 1343 (23.45%) ITIL
14 1329 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
15 1236 (21.58%) DNS
16 1186 (20.71%) Office 365
17 1184 (20.67%) SAN
18 1105 (19.29%) Microsoft Azure
19 958 (16.72%) Data Centre
20 957 (16.71%) SQL
21 954 (16.66%) WAN
22 949 (16.57%) Amazon AWS
23 903 (15.76%) SQL Server
24 872 (15.22%) DHCP
25 867 (15.14%) Microsoft Certification
26 861 (15.03%) PowerShell
27 846 (14.77%) LAN
28 828 (14.46%) Finance
29 819 (14.30%) vSphere
30 768 (13.41%) 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 1368 (23.88%) MS Exchange
2 628 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 524 (9.15%) IIS
4 459 (8.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 452 (7.89%) SharePoint
6 332 (5.80%) Skype for Business
7 278 (4.85%) Apache
8 166 (2.90%) Tomcat
9 163 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 131 (2.29%) OpenStack
11 91 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
12 80 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
13 72 (1.26%) JBoss
14 69 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 63 (1.10%) nginx
16 39 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
17 35 (0.61%) WebSphere
18 32 (0.56%) WebLogic
19 27 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
20 26 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 547 (9.55%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 54 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 37 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.087%) SOLIDWORKS
7 4 (0.070%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 38 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 24 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
4 14 (0.24%) Teamcenter
5 10 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 8 (0.14%) Magento
6 8 (0.14%) Visualfiles
7 7 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.12%) RMDS
8 6 (0.10%) Sentinel
8 6 (0.10%) thinkFolio
9 5 (0.087%) Oracle Retail
9 5 (0.087%) Remedy AR System
10 4 (0.070%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 3 (0.052%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.052%) OpenCart
11 3 (0.052%) SAP S/4HANA
11 3 (0.052%) Workfront
12 2 (0.035%) Northgate Housing
12 2 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1186 (20.71%) Office 365
2 1105 (19.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 949 (16.57%) Amazon AWS
4 261 (4.56%) IaaS
5 205 (3.58%) PaaS
6 183 (3.19%) SaaS
7 176 (3.07%) Cloud Computing
8 87 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
9 73 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 40 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 37 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
11 37 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 36 (0.63%) OneDrive
13 34 (0.59%) Amazon S3
14 26 (0.45%) G Suite
14 26 (0.45%) Mimecast
15 19 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 17 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
17 14 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
18 11 (0.19%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1531 (26.73%) Firewall
2 1236 (21.58%) DNS
3 1184 (20.67%) SAN
4 954 (16.66%) WAN
5 872 (15.22%) DHCP
6 846 (14.77%) LAN
7 763 (13.32%) TCP/IP
8 649 (11.33%) VPN
9 419 (7.31%) VoIP
10 408 (7.12%) VLAN
11 325 (5.67%) Internet
12 311 (5.43%) NAS
13 259 (4.52%) Wireless
14 245 (4.28%) iSCSI
14 245 (4.28%) MPLS
15 233 (4.07%) Cisco ASA
16 230 (4.02%) Network Security
17 199 (3.47%) Skype
18 183 (3.19%) BGP
19 161 (2.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 903 (15.76%) SQL Server
2 331 (5.78%) MySQL
3 187 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 132 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 106 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 102 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
7 92 (1.61%) NoSQL
8 86 (1.50%) Oracle Database
9 72 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
9 72 (1.26%) Relational Database
10 65 (1.13%) Hadoop
11 58 (1.01%) Big Data
12 57 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
13 51 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
14 47 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
15 46 (0.80%) RDBMS
16 41 (0.72%) DB2
16 41 (0.72%) Redis
17 36 (0.63%) MariaDB
18 30 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 229 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 172 (3.00%) Jenkins
3 76 (1.33%) Vagrant
4 53 (0.93%) NuGet
5 51 (0.89%) TeamCity
6 48 (0.84%) Subversion
7 46 (0.80%) JIRA
8 45 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 38 (0.66%) Maven
10 36 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 29 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 27 (0.47%) Visual Studio
13 24 (0.42%) Selenium
13 24 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
14 23 (0.40%) MSI
15 18 (0.31%) Bitbucket
16 17 (0.30%) Rational DOORS
17 15 (0.26%) Ant
17 15 (0.26%) Mercurial
18 12 (0.21%) GitLab
General
1 828 (14.46%) Finance
2 332 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 158 (2.76%) Retail
4 128 (2.23%) Marketing
5 125 (2.18%) Games
6 109 (1.90%) Legal
7 107 (1.87%) Banking
7 107 (1.87%) Law
8 105 (1.83%) Manufacturing
9 79 (1.38%) Back Office
10 73 (1.27%) Advertising
11 53 (0.93%) Publishing
12 50 (0.87%) Military
13 46 (0.80%) Financial Institution
14 40 (0.70%) Electronics
15 26 (0.45%) Automotive
15 26 (0.45%) Billing
16 16 (0.28%) Investment Banking
17 15 (0.26%) German Language
18 14 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 951 (16.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 710 (12.40%) Support Engineer
3 650 (11.35%) Analyst
4 479 (8.36%) Administrator
5 433 (7.56%) Architect
6 414 (7.23%) IT Support
7 409 (7.14%) IT Engineer
8 405 (7.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 378 (6.60%) VMware Engineer
10 364 (6.35%) Windows Engineer
11 360 (6.28%) Systems Administrator
12 336 (5.87%) Support Analyst
13 303 (5.29%) Systems Engineer
14 290 (5.06%) Consultant
14 290 (5.06%) Network Engineer
15 266 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
16 263 (4.59%) Infrastructure Support
17 250 (4.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 248 (4.33%) Linux Engineer
19 227 (3.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (3.67%) Web Services
2 143 (2.50%) .NET
3 128 (2.23%) LAMP
4 86 (1.50%) Middleware
5 64 (1.12%) HTML
6 57 (1.00%) Software Packaging
7 48 (0.84%) Node.js
8 47 (0.82%) XML
9 38 (0.66%) 802.1X
10 33 (0.58%) RESTful
11 32 (0.56%) SOAP
12 31 (0.54%) CSS
12 31 (0.54%) HTML5
12 31 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
13 28 (0.49%) .NET Framework
13 28 (0.49%) Spring
14 27 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
14 27 (0.47%) jQuery
15 24 (0.42%) JSON
15 24 (0.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 958 (16.72%) Data Centre
2 364 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 274 (4.78%) Clustering
4 266 (4.64%) Computer Science
5 256 (4.47%) Management Information System
6 157 (2.74%) Replication
7 155 (2.71%) Driving Licence
8 134 (2.34%) Public Cloud
9 126 (2.20%) Private Cloud
10 99 (1.73%) Blackberry
11 96 (1.68%) Hedge funds
12 95 (1.66%) Hybrid Cloud
13 89 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
14 80 (1.40%) PKI
15 70 (1.22%) CMDB
16 65 (1.13%) User Experience
17 56 (0.98%) Fat Client
17 56 (0.98%) Thin Client
18 54 (0.94%) iPad
19 52 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3944 (68.85%) Windows
2 2473 (43.17%) Windows Server
3 1910 (33.34%) Linux
4 1396 (24.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 1329 (23.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 639 (11.16%) Windows 7
7 522 (9.11%) Unix
8 475 (8.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 402 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 394 (6.88%) Windows 10
11 264 (4.61%) CentOS
12 246 (4.29%) Windows 8
13 162 (2.83%) Windows XP
14 150 (2.62%) Ubuntu
15 124 (2.16%) Solaris
16 109 (1.90%) Debian
17 77 (1.34%) Mac OS X
18 74 (1.29%) Mac OS
19 72 (1.26%) Android
20 62 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1343 (23.45%) ITIL
2 529 (9.24%) DevOps
3 511 (8.92%) Disaster Recovery
4 371 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
5 355 (6.20%) High Availability
6 351 (6.13%) Presales
7 332 (5.80%) Migration
8 327 (5.71%) Project Management
9 307 (5.36%) Configuration Management
10 304 (5.31%) Service Delivery
11 283 (4.94%) Service Management
12 270 (4.71%) Change Management
13 268 (4.68%) Mentoring
14 222 (3.88%) Virtual Environments
15 217 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
16 216 (3.77%) Load Balancing
17 211 (3.68%) Business Continuity
18 203 (3.54%) Time Management
19 199 (3.47%) PRINCE2
20 194 (3.39%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 957 (16.71%) SQL
2 861 (15.03%) PowerShell
3 494 (8.62%) Python
4 383 (6.69%) Bash Shell
5 352 (6.15%) Perl
6 326 (5.69%) Java
7 191 (3.33%) C
8 177 (3.09%) Ruby
9 129 (2.25%) Shell Script
10 113 (1.97%) VBScript
11 108 (1.89%) C#
12 101 (1.76%) JavaScript
13 94 (1.64%) C++
13 94 (1.64%) PHP
14 68 (1.19%) VB
15 38 (0.66%) Groovy
16 32 (0.56%) T-SQL
17 23 (0.40%) Bourne shell
18 18 (0.31%) Go
19 17 (0.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 867 (15.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 681 (11.89%) Cisco Certification
3 617 (10.77%) MCSE
4 615 (10.74%) Degree
5 490 (8.55%) CCNA
6 432 (7.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 357 (6.23%) Security Cleared
8 329 (5.74%) MCSA
9 310 (5.41%) CCNP
10 232 (4.05%) SC Cleared
11 228 (3.98%) MCP
12 209 (3.65%) MCITP
13 156 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
14 149 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
15 122 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
16 117 (2.04%) DV Cleared
17 77 (1.34%) CCA
18 73 (1.27%) CCIE
19 56 (0.98%) Master's Degree
20 45 (0.79%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 367 (6.41%) SLA
2 157 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 129 (2.25%) QA
4 121 (2.11%) PCI DSS
5 22 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 20 (0.35%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 16 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 16 (0.28%) PMO
9 14 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
10 13 (0.23%) GDPR
11 9 (0.16%) BS25999
12 7 (0.12%) COBIT
13 6 (0.10%) GCP
13 6 (0.10%) ISO 22301
13 6 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 5 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 5 (0.087%) HL7
15 4 (0.070%) DICOM
15 4 (0.070%) GPG13
System Software
1 2775 (48.45%) Active Directory
2 1813 (31.65%) Hyper-V
3 819 (14.30%) vSphere
4 612 (10.68%) VMware ESXi
5 453 (7.91%) XenApp
6 272 (4.75%) Virtual Machines
7 265 (4.63%) XenDesktop
8 213 (3.72%) Docker
9 212 (3.70%) KVM
10 195 (3.40%) Virtual Servers
11 151 (2.64%) Xen
12 137 (2.39%) VMware Workstation
13 119 (2.08%) Terminal Services
14 118 (2.06%) XenServer
15 116 (2.03%) vCloud
16 101 (1.76%) VirtualBox
17 99 (1.73%) NFS
18 86 (1.50%) VMware Server
19 70 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 57 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 564 (9.85%) SCCM
2 482 (8.41%) Puppet
3 353 (6.16%) Opscode Chef
4 347 (6.06%) Ansible
5 264 (4.61%) Backup Exec
6 263 (4.59%) SCOM
7 190 (3.32%) WSUS
8 182 (3.18%) Nagios
9 169 (2.95%) vCenter Server
10 107 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
11 91 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
12 90 (1.57%) ZABBIX
13 54 (0.94%) NetBackup
13 54 (0.94%) SCVMM
14 52 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
14 52 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 50 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
15 50 (0.87%) Salt
16 48 (0.84%) vRealize
17 46 (0.80%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 5728 (100.00%) VMware
2 2883 (50.33%) Microsoft
3 1736 (30.31%) Cisco
4 1353 (23.62%) Citrix
5 768 (13.41%) HP
6 653 (11.40%) NetApp
7 493 (8.61%) Red Hat
8 402 (7.02%) Oracle
9 343 (5.99%) Dell
10 318 (5.55%) EMC
11 302 (5.27%) Veeam
12 290 (5.06%) Juniper
13 241 (4.21%) CheckPoint
14 233 (4.07%) F5
15 219 (3.82%) Symantec
16 188 (3.28%) IBM
17 130 (2.27%) SolarWinds
18 125 (2.18%) Palo Alto
19 116 (2.03%) SonicWALL
20 112 (1.96%) 3PAR
London
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cobham, Surrey
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
FPSG Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable Package + Flex
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 24k per year + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: benefiits + training+ progression
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucestershire
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £95000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Cobham, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday