Period
to 14 October 2019

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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 854 935 1067
Rank change year-on-year +81 +132 +18
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 190 234 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.14% 0.067%
As % of the System Software category 0.80% 0.96% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129 180 94
UK median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £57,770
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +21.17% -14.41%
10th Percentile £34,500 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £95,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £67,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year -22.22% +38.46% -11.36%

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 23,786 24,344 22,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.28% 14.90% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19,573 19,900 19,145
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%

VMware NSX
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware NSX.

Salary trend for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware NSX over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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 +62 186 £55,000 -18.52% 37
UK excluding London +83 145 £52,500 -22.22% 31
South East +63 55 £60,000 -12.73% 11
North of England +48 45 £52,500 -12.50% 8
London +10 37 £65,000 -7.14% 10
North West +35 24 £52,500 -4.55% 3
Yorkshire +13 21 £47,500 -20.83% 5
East of England +56 19 £59,250 -12.22%
South West +4 15 £38,500 -14.44% 8
West Midlands +27 8 £60,000 +20.00%
Midlands +25 8 £60,000 +20.00%
Scotland -2 2 - - 4
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, 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.

1 189 (99.47%) VMware
2 141 (74.21%) Cisco
3 116 (61.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (43.16%) Firewall
5 81 (42.63%) Azure
6 80 (42.11%) Windows
7 70 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 70 (36.84%) AWS
8 68 (35.79%) Cisco Certification
8 68 (35.79%) Data Centre
8 68 (35.79%) Windows Server
9 64 (33.68%) Active Directory
10 58 (30.53%) WAN
11 55 (28.95%) vSphere
12 52 (27.37%) Linux
12 52 (27.37%) VPN
13 50 (26.32%) LAN
14 47 (24.74%) VSAN
14 47 (24.74%) VMware ESXi
15 42 (22.11%) Cisco ASA
16 41 (21.58%) Veeam
17 40 (21.05%) Security Cleared
17 40 (21.05%) HP
18 39 (20.53%) Citrix
19 38 (20.00%) PowerShell
19 38 (20.00%) vRealize
20 37 (19.47%) Cisco Nexus
20 37 (19.47%) OSPF
20 37 (19.47%) CCNP
21 35 (18.42%) Presales

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 25 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.47%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.16%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.16%) Tornado
6 5 (2.63%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 81 (42.63%) Azure
2 70 (36.84%) AWS
3 23 (12.11%) Office 365
4 14 (7.37%) IaaS
4 14 (7.37%) OpenShift
5 9 (4.74%) OneDrive
6 4 (2.11%) Amazon ECS
7 3 (1.58%) PaaS
8 2 (1.05%) GCP
8 2 (1.05%) SaaS
9 1 (0.53%) Akamai
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 82 (43.16%) Firewall
2 58 (30.53%) WAN
3 52 (27.37%) VPN
4 50 (26.32%) LAN
5 47 (24.74%) VSAN
6 42 (22.11%) Cisco ASA
7 37 (19.47%) Cisco Nexus
7 37 (19.47%) OSPF
8 34 (17.89%) BGP
8 34 (17.89%) DNS
9 27 (14.21%) Software-Defined Networking
10 25 (13.16%) TCP/IP
11 24 (12.63%) Network Security
12 23 (12.11%) VLAN
13 19 (10.00%) SAN
14 18 (9.47%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (7.89%) DHCP
16 14 (7.37%) BIG-IP
16 14 (7.37%) Fibre Channel
16 14 (7.37%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (4.74%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (4.74%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (3.16%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (12.63%) Finance
2 16 (8.42%) Banking
3 14 (7.37%) Military
4 10 (5.26%) Aerospace
4 10 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.68%) Retail
6 5 (2.63%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.05%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (20.53%) Architect
2 35 (18.42%) Consultant
3 33 (17.37%) Network Engineer
4 29 (15.26%) VMware Engineer
5 18 (9.47%) Network Architect
6 17 (8.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (7.37%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 13 (6.84%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (6.32%) Linux Engineer
10 11 (5.79%) Senior VMware Engineer
11 10 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
11 10 (5.26%) Server Engineer
12 9 (4.74%) Analyst
12 9 (4.74%) Principal Consultant
12 9 (4.74%) Technical Leader
12 9 (4.74%) Windows Engineer
13 8 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (4.21%) Windows Server Engineer
14 7 (3.68%) Support Engineer
14 7 (3.68%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.32%) Flash
1 12 (6.32%) Web Services
2 4 (2.11%) XMPP
3 2 (1.05%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.05%) LDAP
4 1 (0.53%) HTML
4 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (35.79%) Data Centre
2 28 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (10.00%) Replication
4 18 (9.47%) Public Cloud
5 17 (8.95%) FlexPod
6 15 (7.89%) Linux Command Line
6 15 (7.89%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (7.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 9 (4.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (4.21%) Hedge funds
9 6 (3.16%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (2.63%) Clustering
11 4 (2.11%) CCTV
11 4 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.05%) EMC VNX
12 2 (1.05%) PKI
12 2 (1.05%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.53%) Bitcoin
13 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (42.11%) Windows
2 68 (35.79%) Windows Server
3 52 (27.37%) Linux
4 34 (17.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (8.42%) Data ONTAP
6 14 (7.37%) Ubuntu
7 12 (6.32%) CentOS
8 10 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (5.26%) SUSE
8 10 (5.26%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (2.11%) Unix
11 2 (1.05%) Solaris
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.42%) Presales
1 35 (18.42%) Problem-Solving
2 32 (16.84%) ITIL
3 28 (14.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 26 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (13.68%) Mentoring
4 26 (13.68%) Project Delivery
5 25 (13.16%) Migration
6 24 (12.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (11.58%) DevOps
7 22 (11.58%) Network Virtualisation
8 19 (10.00%) Project Management
9 13 (6.84%) Deployment Automation
10 12 (6.32%) Network Management
10 12 (6.32%) PRINCE2
11 11 (5.79%) Capacity Management
11 11 (5.79%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (5.79%) Change Management
11 11 (5.79%) Load Balancing
11 11 (5.79%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 27 (14.21%) Python
3 16 (8.42%) C
4 9 (4.74%) Ruby
5 8 (4.21%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.21%) SQL
6 6 (3.16%) VBScript
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
Qualifications
1 68 (35.79%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 37 (19.47%) CCNP
4 34 (17.89%) CCNA
5 33 (17.37%) SC Cleared
6 31 (16.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 21 (11.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 20 (10.53%) CCIE
9 19 (10.00%) Degree
10 16 (8.42%) MCSE
11 15 (7.89%) DV Cleared
12 14 (7.37%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (6.84%) CCDP
14 11 (5.79%) JNCIS
15 9 (4.74%) VCAP
16 8 (4.21%) Computer Science Degree
17 7 (3.68%) JNCIA
18 6 (3.16%) HP ASE
18 6 (3.16%) HP MASE
19 5 (2.63%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.32%) PMO
2 8 (4.21%) SLA
3 7 (3.68%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.11%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.53%) GDPR
6 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 116 (61.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (33.68%) Active Directory
3 55 (28.95%) vSphere
4 47 (24.74%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (17.37%) Hyper-V
6 22 (11.58%) vCloud
7 16 (8.42%) Docker
8 14 (7.37%) NFS
9 13 (6.84%) KVM
10 12 (6.32%) XenApp
11 9 (4.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (4.74%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (4.21%) Firmware
13 7 (3.68%) XenDesktop
14 5 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (2.11%) Ceph
15 4 (2.11%) Gluster
16 2 (1.05%) pfSense
17 1 (0.53%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (20.00%) vRealize
2 35 (18.42%) Ansible
3 29 (15.26%) vCenter Server
4 23 (12.11%) SCCM
5 20 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 18 (9.47%) SCOM
7 17 (8.95%) Puppet
7 17 (8.95%) Terraform
8 16 (8.42%) Kubernetes
8 16 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (5.26%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (4.74%) SCOrch
11 6 (3.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 5 (2.63%) FortiGate
12 5 (2.63%) Nagios
13 4 (2.11%) Cisco CME
13 4 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
13 4 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (2.11%) WSUS
14 3 (1.58%) Cacti
Vendors
1 189 (99.47%) VMware
2 141 (74.21%) Cisco
3 70 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 41 (21.58%) Veeam
5 40 (21.05%) HP
6 39 (20.53%) Citrix
7 30 (15.79%) F5
8 26 (13.68%) Fortinet
9 24 (12.63%) Dell
10 23 (12.11%) Juniper
11 20 (10.53%) NetApp
12 19 (10.00%) Palo Alto
13 17 (8.95%) Brocade
14 12 (6.32%) SolarWinds
15 11 (5.79%) CheckPoint
16 10 (5.26%) EMC
17 9 (4.74%) Atlassian
18 8 (4.21%) Avaya
18 8 (4.21%) Meraki
19 7 (3.68%) Red Hat