Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 910 1048 1051
Rank change year-on-year +138 +3 +174
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 223 146 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.082% 0.100%
As % of the System Software category 0.91% 0.63% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 166 108 129
UK median annual salary £65,000 £58,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -16.43% +3.70%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,946
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -18.52%

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 24,534 23,148 22,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.32% 12.97% 12.37%
Number of salaries quoted 20,030 19,276 19,133
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 +113 203 £60,000 +2.56% 37
UK excluding London +113 131 £55,000 +10.00% 32
London +100 85 £65,000 +11.11% 5
South East +28 33 £37,250 -27.32% 13
North of England +29 25 £55,000 +25.71% 8
South West +24 24 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England +21 19 £72,000 +6.67% 3
Scotland +19 17 £70,000 -
North West +25 16 £55,000 +22.22% 5
West Midlands - 15 £50,000 - 1
Midlands - 15 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +30 6 £55,000 +49.69% 3
North East - 3 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 220 (98.65%) VMware
2 145 (65.02%) Cisco
3 124 (55.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 101 (45.29%) Firewall
5 92 (41.26%) Data Centre
6 89 (39.91%) Windows
7 81 (36.32%) Linux
8 77 (34.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 76 (34.08%) Cisco Certification
10 75 (33.63%) Amazon AWS
11 68 (30.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 59 (26.46%) vSphere
13 56 (25.11%) CCNP
14 55 (24.66%) Bash Shell
15 52 (23.32%) Cisco ASA
16 51 (22.87%) Security Cleared
17 50 (22.42%) ITIL
18 49 (21.97%) Python
19 48 (21.52%) F5
20 47 (21.08%) SolarWinds
20 47 (21.08%) VSAN
20 47 (21.08%) Load Balancing
21 46 (20.63%) CheckPoint
22 45 (20.18%) BGP
23 44 (19.73%) CCNA
24 43 (19.28%) Hybrid Cloud
25 42 (18.83%) vRealize
25 42 (18.83%) EMC
25 42 (18.83%) Microsoft
26 41 (18.39%) Wireless

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 12 (5.38%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.93%) OpenStack
3 8 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.24%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.35%) IIS
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.45%) Confluence
6 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 77 (34.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (33.63%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (6.28%) IaaS
4 11 (4.93%) PaaS
5 10 (4.48%) SaaS
6 8 (3.59%) Office 365
7 5 (2.24%) Akamai
7 5 (2.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.79%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.79%) OpenShift
8 4 (1.79%) Route 53
8 4 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.45%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 101 (45.29%) Firewall
2 68 (30.49%) Cisco Nexus
3 52 (23.32%) Cisco ASA
4 47 (21.08%) VSAN
5 45 (20.18%) BGP
6 41 (18.39%) Wireless
7 40 (17.94%) OSPF
8 39 (17.49%) WAN
9 32 (14.35%) VPN
9 32 (14.35%) Wireshark
10 30 (13.45%) Network Security
10 30 (13.45%) SAN
11 29 (13.00%) LAN
11 29 (13.00%) VLAN
12 28 (12.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 24 (10.76%) TCP/IP
14 23 (10.31%) Cisco ISE
15 21 (9.42%) DNS
15 21 (9.42%) MPLS
16 19 (8.52%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.38%) Big Data
2 3 (1.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (8.07%) JIRA
2 17 (7.62%) Redmine
3 5 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.35%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.45%) CF BOSH
5 1 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (8.07%) Finance
2 17 (7.62%) Telecoms
3 15 (6.73%) Games
4 13 (5.83%) Banking
5 4 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
6 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Law
6 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 70 (31.39%) Architect
2 54 (24.22%) Network Engineer
3 39 (17.49%) Cloud Architect
4 31 (13.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (10.31%) Azure Architect
5 23 (10.31%) Cisco Architect
6 20 (8.97%) Consultant
7 17 (7.62%) Platform Engineer
8 16 (7.17%) Linux Engineer
8 16 (7.17%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.73%) VMware Engineer
9 15 (6.73%) Windows Engineer
9 15 (6.73%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (6.28%) Infrastructure Architect
10 14 (6.28%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (4.93%) Support Engineer
12 10 (4.48%) Implementation Engineer
12 10 (4.48%) Network Support
12 10 (4.48%) Network Support Engineer
12 10 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.38%) JSON
1 12 (5.38%) Web Services
2 3 (1.35%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.35%) HTML
2 3 (1.35%) XML
3 2 (0.90%) .NET
3 2 (0.90%) REST
4 1 (0.45%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.45%) CSS
4 1 (0.45%) XMPP
4 1 (0.45%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 92 (41.26%) Data Centre
2 43 (19.28%) Hybrid Cloud
3 22 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (9.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 19 (8.52%) Private Cloud
5 18 (8.07%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (7.17%) Public Cloud
7 14 (6.28%) Fat Client
7 14 (6.28%) Thin Client
8 13 (5.83%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (3.59%) EMC VNX
9 8 (3.59%) HP StoreVirtual
10 7 (3.14%) EMC VMAX
11 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (1.35%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.35%) NHS
12 3 (1.35%) Replication
13 1 (0.45%) CMDB
13 1 (0.45%) DataPower
13 1 (0.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 89 (39.91%) Windows
2 81 (36.32%) Linux
3 30 (13.45%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.38%) Unix
5 11 (4.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (4.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.24%) CentOS
7 5 (2.24%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.24%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (22.42%) ITIL
2 47 (21.08%) Load Balancing
3 35 (15.70%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (14.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 33 (14.80%) Presales
5 31 (13.90%) Network Virtualisation
6 27 (12.11%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (12.11%) High Availability
7 24 (10.76%) Mentoring
8 22 (9.87%) Network Design
9 20 (8.97%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (8.97%) Service Management
10 18 (8.07%) DevOps
10 18 (8.07%) Software Engineering
11 17 (7.62%) Systems Engineering
11 17 (7.62%) User Stories
12 16 (7.17%) Coaching
12 16 (7.17%) Decision-Making
13 12 (5.38%) Computer Science
14 11 (4.93%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.66%) Bash Shell
2 49 (21.97%) Python
3 39 (17.49%) PowerShell
4 22 (9.87%) Korn
5 21 (9.42%) C
6 19 (8.52%) Tcl
7 13 (5.83%) SQL
8 11 (4.93%) Perl
9 7 (3.14%) Ruby
10 4 (1.79%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.35%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.90%) C++
12 2 (0.90%) Java
13 1 (0.45%) Go
13 1 (0.45%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 76 (34.08%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (25.11%) CCNP
3 51 (22.87%) Security Cleared
4 44 (19.73%) CCNA
5 39 (17.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 28 (12.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (12.11%) DV Cleared
8 25 (11.21%) CCIE
9 24 (10.76%) MCSE
9 24 (10.76%) Network+ Certification
10 23 (10.31%) SC Cleared
11 18 (8.07%) CISSP
11 18 (8.07%) Degree
11 18 (8.07%) SANS
12 17 (7.62%) CCDP
12 17 (7.62%) CompTIA Security+
12 17 (7.62%) GIAC
12 17 (7.62%) Linux+ Certification
12 17 (7.62%) SSCP
13 11 (4.93%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.59%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.35%) SLA
4 2 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 124 (55.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (26.46%) vSphere
3 37 (16.59%) VMware ESXi
4 35 (15.70%) Active Directory
5 23 (10.31%) NFS
6 22 (9.87%) Docker
6 22 (9.87%) vCloud
7 17 (7.62%) Samba
8 14 (6.28%) XenApp
8 14 (6.28%) XenDesktop
9 10 (4.48%) Hyper-V
10 8 (3.59%) Forefront TMG
10 8 (3.59%) Terminal Services
11 7 (3.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 4 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.35%) Firmware
13 3 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 42 (18.83%) vRealize
2 41 (18.39%) vCenter Server
3 26 (11.66%) Ansible
4 24 (10.76%) Kubernetes
4 24 (10.76%) Nagios
4 24 (10.76%) SCOrch
5 20 (8.97%) Puppet
6 19 (8.52%) ArcSight ESM
7 13 (5.83%) PowerCLI
8 12 (5.38%) SCVMM
9 11 (4.93%) SCCM
10 10 (4.48%) Netcool
10 10 (4.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (4.48%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 9 (4.04%) Cisco Prime
12 6 (2.69%) Terraform
13 4 (1.79%) SCOM
13 4 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
13 4 (1.79%) vMotion
14 3 (1.35%) Grafana
Vendors
1 220 (98.65%) VMware
2 145 (65.02%) Cisco
3 48 (21.52%) F5
4 47 (21.08%) SolarWinds
5 46 (20.63%) CheckPoint
6 42 (18.83%) EMC
6 42 (18.83%) Microsoft
7 31 (13.90%) NetApp
8 25 (11.21%) HP
8 25 (11.21%) IBM
9 24 (10.76%) Juniper
9 24 (10.76%) Palo Alto
10 20 (8.97%) Blue Coat
11 19 (8.52%) ArcSight
11 19 (8.52%) Citrix
12 14 (6.28%) Dell
12 14 (6.28%) Red Hat
13 12 (5.38%) Symantec
14 11 (4.93%) SAP
15 10 (4.48%) CyberArk