Period
to 2 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VMware NSX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware NSX over the 6 months to 2 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 750 918 916
Rank change year-on-year +168 -2 +180
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 101 196 293
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 0.80% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88 137 227
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £68,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -16.06% +5.38%
10th Percentile £51,000 £36,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £81,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - -18.52% +12.50%

VMware NSX 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 13,893 24,627 25,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.60% 16.88% 14.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11,315 20,209 20,515
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +10.67%

VMware NSX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VMware NSX as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware NSX.

Salary trend for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware NSX over the 6 months to 2 July 2020.

Salary histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware NSX within the UK over the 6 months to 2 July 2020. 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 +167 83 £62,500 +8.70% 17
UK excluding London +147 60 £55,000 - 17
London +158 27 £97,500 +39.29% 1
Work from Home +62 26 £62,500 -19.35% 1
North of England +125 18 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Midlands +110 15 £52,500 -12.50%
South East +105 12 £65,600 +14.09% 9
North West +94 11 £55,000 +4.76% 1
West Midlands +81 9 £52,500 -12.50%
East of England +75 8 £54,000 -23.40% 2
Yorkshire +117 7 £51,000 +29.11% 2
East Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
South West +116 3 £75,000 +30.43% 2
Scotland - 3 - - 1
Wales +9 1 - -

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, IT jobs citing VMware NSX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for VMware NSX.

1 101 (100.00%) VMware
2 71 (70.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (62.38%) Cisco
4 49 (48.51%) Azure
5 43 (42.57%) AWS
6 41 (40.59%) Data Centre
7 39 (38.61%) Citrix
7 39 (38.61%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (37.62%) WAN
9 35 (34.65%) Windows
10 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
10 34 (33.66%) vSphere
11 32 (31.68%) VMware ESXi
11 32 (31.68%) Firewall
12 31 (30.69%) Linux
13 30 (29.70%) Windows Server
14 29 (28.71%) VSAN
14 29 (28.71%) Fortinet
15 28 (27.72%) NetApp
16 27 (26.73%) Palo Alto
17 26 (25.74%) Active Directory
18 25 (24.75%) CCNP
18 25 (24.75%) Public Cloud
19 23 (22.77%) Migration
19 23 (22.77%) CCIE
19 23 (22.77%) Python
19 23 (22.77%) Office 365
20 22 (21.78%) VPN
20 22 (21.78%) Ansible
20 22 (21.78%) vCenter Server

VMware NSX
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 6 (5.94%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.94%) Skype for Business
2 5 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (4.95%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.96%) Confluence
4 3 (2.97%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.99%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 49 (48.51%) Azure
2 43 (42.57%) AWS
3 23 (22.77%) Office 365
4 10 (9.90%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (9.90%) GCP
5 5 (4.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (4.95%) Amazon ECS
5 5 (4.95%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (4.95%) AWS CodeBuild
5 5 (4.95%) AWS CodePipeline
6 4 (3.96%) IaaS
7 2 (1.98%) PaaS
8 1 (0.99%) Akamai
8 1 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 38 (37.62%) WAN
2 32 (31.68%) Firewall
3 29 (28.71%) VSAN
4 22 (21.78%) VPN
5 21 (20.79%) NetScaler
6 17 (16.83%) LAN
7 16 (15.84%) SAN
8 13 (12.87%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (12.87%) Cisco ISE
8 13 (12.87%) MPLS
9 12 (11.88%) BGP
9 12 (11.88%) OSPF
10 9 (8.91%) DNS
11 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
11 8 (7.92%) VLAN
11 8 (7.92%) Wireless
12 7 (6.93%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (5.94%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (5.94%) IPsec
13 6 (5.94%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) MySQL
2 5 (4.95%) Amazon Aurora
2 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.95%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.95%) Redis
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.96%) Bitbucket
2 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.96%) JIRA
3 2 (1.98%) Artifactory
3 2 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.98%) FishEye
4 1 (0.99%) GitLab
4 1 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (16.83%) Banking
2 13 (12.87%) Public Sector
3 7 (6.93%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.95%) Finance
5 4 (3.96%) Military
6 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 32 (31.68%) Network Engineer
2 24 (23.76%) Consultant
3 18 (17.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (15.84%) Cloud Engineer
5 15 (14.85%) Technical Consultant
6 12 (11.88%) Architect
7 10 (9.90%) Data Centre Consultant
7 10 (9.90%) Data Consultant
7 10 (9.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (8.91%) VMware Consultant
9 7 (6.93%) Network Architect
9 7 (6.93%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Citrix Consultant
10 6 (5.94%) Citrix Technical Consultant
10 6 (5.94%) Platform Manager
10 6 (5.94%) VMware Technical Consultant
11 5 (4.95%) Cisco Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (4.95%) Voice Engineer
11 5 (4.95%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) SAML
2 5 (4.95%) Web Services
3 4 (3.96%) LDAP
4 3 (2.97%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (0.99%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.99%) Flash
5 1 (0.99%) HTML
5 1 (0.99%) Kafka
5 1 (0.99%) LAMP
5 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (40.59%) Data Centre
2 25 (24.75%) Public Cloud
3 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Storage
3 8 (7.92%) Replication
4 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.93%) Clustering
5 6 (5.94%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (5.94%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.96%) CCTV
8 3 (2.97%) PKI
9 2 (1.98%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.98%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.99%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.99%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.99%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.99%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.99%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 35 (34.65%) Windows
2 31 (30.69%) Linux
3 30 (29.70%) Windows Server
4 12 (11.88%) Windows 10
5 11 (10.89%) Unix
6 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.97%) CentOS
7 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.98%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (1.98%) Solaris
8 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.77%) Migration
2 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (17.82%) Network Virtualisation
4 13 (12.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (11.88%) Computer Science
6 11 (10.89%) Network Design
7 10 (9.90%) DevOps
7 10 (9.90%) Load Balancing
8 9 (8.91%) Technical Leadership
9 8 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (7.92%) High Availability
9 8 (7.92%) Storage Management
10 7 (6.93%) DevSecOps
10 7 (6.93%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 6 (5.94%) Capacity Management
11 6 (5.94%) Converged Infrastructure
11 6 (5.94%) DNA
11 6 (5.94%) Network Management
11 6 (5.94%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (5.94%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 23 (22.77%) Python
2 10 (9.90%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.98%) C
4 1 (0.99%) Java
4 1 (0.99%) Perl
4 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (38.61%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (24.75%) CCNP
3 23 (22.77%) CCIE
4 20 (19.80%) Degree
5 17 (16.83%) Security Cleared
6 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
7 13 (12.87%) CCDP
8 8 (7.92%) CCNA
8 8 (7.92%) DV Cleared
9 7 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (5.94%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 5 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (3.96%) JNCIA
12 4 (3.96%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.98%) MCSA
13 2 (1.98%) MCSE
13 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.98%) TOGAF Certification
13 2 (1.98%) VCAP
13 2 (1.98%) VCP6
System Software
1 71 (70.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (33.66%) vSphere
3 32 (31.68%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (25.74%) Active Directory
5 18 (17.82%) XenApp
5 18 (17.82%) XenDesktop
6 15 (14.85%) vCloud
7 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
8 7 (6.93%) Docker
8 7 (6.93%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (5.94%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (5.94%) Xen
10 3 (2.97%) Ceph
11 1 (0.99%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 1 (0.99%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (21.78%) Ansible
1 22 (21.78%) vCenter Server
2 19 (18.81%) vRealize
3 15 (14.85%) SCCM
4 12 (11.88%) SCOM
5 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (5.94%) Nagios
6 6 (5.94%) XenMobile
7 5 (4.95%) Prometheus
7 5 (4.95%) Terraform
7 5 (4.95%) ZABBIX
8 4 (3.96%) Cisco CME
8 4 (3.96%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (3.96%) FortiGate
8 4 (3.96%) Puppet
9 3 (2.97%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.98%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (1.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) VMware
2 63 (62.38%) Cisco
3 39 (38.61%) Citrix
4 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
5 29 (28.71%) Fortinet
6 28 (27.72%) NetApp
7 27 (26.73%) Palo Alto
8 20 (19.80%) F5
9 19 (18.81%) EMC
10 16 (15.84%) Juniper
11 14 (13.86%) Dell
12 11 (10.89%) CheckPoint
13 10 (9.90%) NetScout
13 10 (9.90%) SolarWinds
14 7 (6.93%) Veeam
14 7 (6.93%) Zerto
15 5 (4.95%) Splunk
15 5 (4.95%) Sun
16 4 (3.96%) Avaya
16 4 (3.96%) Infoblox