Period
to 12 May 2021

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 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 726 800 925
Rank change year-on-year +74 +125 +19
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 159 128 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.96% 0.75% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 108 78 127
10th Percentile £41,583 £46,750 £36,750
25th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,750 £61,250 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.24% +6.52% -14.81%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £85,400 £100,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.82% -4.35% -14.18%

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 16,533 17,035 23,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.65% 17.28% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13,077 14,045 19,567
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £39,000 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 12 May 2021.

Salary histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Top 13 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 12 May 2021. 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 +111 147 £67,500 +12.50% 27
UK excluding London +74 92 £56,000 +1.82% 15
London +76 54 £77,500 +6.90% 13
North of England +23 39 £55,000 - 4
Work from Home -158 39 £57,000 -8.80% 5
South East +68 38 £67,500 +5.97% 2
North West +54 38 £55,000 - 4
South West -19 8 £40,000 +11.89% 5
Midlands -7 4 £37,252 -29.04% 2
East of England +23 3 - - 1
East Midlands +1 2 £37,252 -25.50% 1
West Midlands -16 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -15 1 £50,000 -

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, 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.

1 159 (100.00%) VMware
2 118 (74.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (54.09%) Firewall
4 69 (43.40%) vSphere
5 65 (40.88%) VSAN
6 60 (37.74%) Cisco
7 53 (33.33%) Windows
8 51 (32.08%) Security Cleared
9 48 (30.19%) Microsoft
10 43 (27.04%) Active Directory
11 41 (25.79%) SC Cleared
11 41 (25.79%) VMware ESXi
12 39 (24.53%) Migration
13 36 (22.64%) Network Security
14 35 (22.01%) Azure
14 35 (22.01%) Social Skills
15 34 (21.38%) vRealize
15 34 (21.38%) Data Centre
16 33 (20.75%) DNS
17 32 (20.13%) Cisco Certification
17 32 (20.13%) Network Virtualisation
18 30 (18.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 30 (18.87%) EMC
18 30 (18.87%) Linux
18 30 (18.87%) PowerShell
19 29 (18.24%) Windows Server
20 28 (17.61%) vCenter Server
20 28 (17.61%) Ansible
20 28 (17.61%) F5
20 28 (17.61%) ITIL

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 19 (11.95%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (10.06%) SharePoint
4 13 (8.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.26%) nginx
6 2 (1.26%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.26%) Traefik
7 1 (0.63%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 35 (22.01%) Azure
2 21 (13.21%) AWS
3 9 (5.66%) SaaS
4 7 (4.40%) IaaS
5 5 (3.14%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.14%) PaaS
6 4 (2.52%) GCP
6 4 (2.52%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (1.89%) Cloudflare
7 3 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.26%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.26%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (1.26%) MinIO
8 2 (1.26%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.63%) Cohesity
Communications & Networking
1 86 (54.09%) Firewall
2 65 (40.88%) VSAN
3 36 (22.64%) Network Security
4 33 (20.75%) DNS
5 27 (16.98%) SAN
6 26 (16.35%) WAN
7 25 (15.72%) LAN
8 24 (15.09%) TCP/IP
9 22 (13.84%) BGP
10 20 (12.58%) OSPF
10 20 (12.58%) VPN
11 19 (11.95%) SD-WAN
12 18 (11.32%) Cisco Firepower
13 17 (10.69%) DHCP
14 15 (9.43%) Cisco ISE
15 14 (8.81%) BIG-IP
16 13 (8.18%) IPsec
16 13 (8.18%) VoIP
17 12 (7.55%) Cisco ASA
17 12 (7.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.63%) Big Data
3 1 (0.63%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.26%) CircleCI
2 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.26%) Rational Team Concert
2 2 (1.26%) Spinnaker
2 2 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (22.01%) Social Skills
2 19 (11.95%) Finance
3 16 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (9.43%) Banking
5 9 (5.66%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.14%) Publishing
7 4 (2.52%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.89%) Military
8 3 (1.89%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.26%) Billing
9 2 (1.26%) Games
9 2 (1.26%) Legal
9 2 (1.26%) Presentation Skills
10 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (24.53%) Architect
2 33 (20.75%) Network Engineer
3 28 (17.61%) VMware Engineer
4 26 (16.35%) Consultant
5 23 (14.47%) VMware Architect
6 18 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (11.32%) VMware Consultant
7 16 (10.06%) Network Architect
8 15 (9.43%) Senior Consultant
8 15 (9.43%) Server Engineer
8 15 (9.43%) Windows Engineer
9 13 (8.18%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 13 (8.18%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 13 (8.18%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 13 (8.18%) VMware Specialist
10 12 (7.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 12 (7.55%) PowerShell Engineer
10 12 (7.55%) PowerShell Specialist
10 12 (7.55%) Senior Windows Engineer
10 12 (7.55%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.55%) JSON
2 2 (1.26%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (1.26%) XMPP
3 1 (0.63%) Flash
3 1 (0.63%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.38%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.21%) Public Cloud
3 18 (11.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 14 (8.81%) Hedge funds
5 11 (6.92%) Private Cloud
6 7 (4.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (3.77%) Fibre Optics
7 6 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.26%) Cloud Native
10 2 (1.26%) User Experience
10 2 (1.26%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.63%) Clustering
11 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (33.33%) Windows
2 30 (18.87%) Linux
3 29 (18.24%) Windows Server
4 25 (15.72%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (10.06%) Windows 10
6 14 (8.81%) Windows Server 2019
7 13 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.26%) SUSE
9 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.53%) Migration
2 32 (20.13%) Network Virtualisation
3 30 (18.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 28 (17.61%) ITIL
5 25 (15.72%) Problem-Solving
6 24 (15.09%) Network Design
7 20 (12.58%) Presales
8 19 (11.95%) Service Management
9 18 (11.32%) DevOps
10 17 (10.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 17 (10.69%) IT Strategy
11 15 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (9.43%) Change Management
12 14 (8.81%) Service Delivery
13 12 (7.55%) Infrastructure as Code
13 12 (7.55%) ITIL V3
14 11 (6.92%) Business Development
15 10 (6.29%) Capacity Planning
15 10 (6.29%) Configuration Management
15 10 (6.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 30 (18.87%) PowerShell
2 20 (12.58%) Python
3 4 (2.52%) C#
3 4 (2.52%) SQL
4 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.26%) Go
4 2 (1.26%) Java
4 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.26%) PHP
4 2 (1.26%) R
5 1 (0.63%) C
5 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (32.08%) Security Cleared
2 41 (25.79%) SC Cleared
3 32 (20.13%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (16.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (12.58%) CCNP
6 18 (11.32%) CCNA
7 13 (8.18%) DV Cleared
8 10 (6.29%) VCP6
9 8 (5.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (4.40%) Degree
10 7 (4.40%) MCSE
11 6 (3.77%) CCIE
11 6 (3.77%) MCP
11 6 (3.77%) MCSA
12 4 (2.52%) Computer Science Degree
13 1 (0.63%) CCDP
13 1 (0.63%) LPIC
13 1 (0.63%) OSCP
13 1 (0.63%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.26%) GDPR
1 2 (1.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.63%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.63%) JSP 440
System Software
1 118 (74.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (43.40%) vSphere
3 43 (27.04%) Active Directory
4 41 (25.79%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (15.72%) vCloud
6 24 (15.09%) Virtual Servers
7 21 (13.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 6 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.89%) Firmware
10 2 (1.26%) Ceph
10 2 (1.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (1.26%) Docker
10 2 (1.26%) Gluster
10 2 (1.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (21.38%) vRealize
2 28 (17.61%) Ansible
2 28 (17.61%) vCenter Server
3 25 (15.72%) SCCM
4 21 (13.21%) Terraform
5 15 (9.43%) FortiGate
5 15 (9.43%) SCOM
6 8 (5.03%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (2.52%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (2.52%) Puppet
7 4 (2.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 2 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.26%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.26%) Istio
8 2 (1.26%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (1.26%) linkerd
8 2 (1.26%) Nessus
8 2 (1.26%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.26%) OPNET
Vendors
1 159 (100.00%) VMware
2 60 (37.74%) Cisco
3 48 (30.19%) Microsoft
4 30 (18.87%) EMC
5 28 (17.61%) F5
6 27 (16.98%) Fortinet
7 24 (15.09%) SolarWinds
8 21 (13.21%) Palo Alto
9 20 (12.58%) NetApp
10 17 (10.69%) Juniper
10 17 (10.69%) Veeam
11 15 (9.43%) Dell
12 12 (7.55%) CA
13 11 (6.92%) HP
14 10 (6.29%) CheckPoint
14 10 (6.29%) Nimble Storage
15 9 (5.66%) Meraki
16 8 (5.03%) Forcepoint
17 6 (3.77%) CommVault
17 6 (3.77%) McAfee