Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 836 710 916
Rank change year-on-year -126 +206 +18
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 151 90 204
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.72% 0.71% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 102 60 140
10th Percentile £42,500 £49,000 £36,750
25th Percentile £46,563 £52,375 £44,438
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -11.11%
75th Percentile £78,750 £79,375 £76,250
90th Percentile £84,500 £100,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -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 21,000 12,592 24,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.56% 17.79% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14,928 10,475 20,484
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,000 £33,500
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 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,350
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Top 11 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 24 July 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 -112 142 £64,000 +6.67% 25
UK excluding London -83 98 £50,000 -9.09% 23
London -91 44 £75,000 -23.08% 6
North West -4 41 £50,000 -9.09% 5
North of England -40 41 £50,000 -9.09% 6
Work from Home -243 37 £57,000 -8.80% 3
South East -61 33 £66,000 +3.61% 6
South West -45 21 £40,000 -46.67% 3
East Midlands -52 2 £37,252 -25.50%
Midlands -82 2 £37,252 -29.04% 1
East of England -41 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 151 (100.00%) VMware
2 113 (74.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (44.37%) Cisco
4 65 (43.05%) Firewall
5 60 (39.74%) Data Centre
6 55 (36.42%) Security Cleared
7 53 (35.10%) Windows
8 52 (34.44%) Azure
9 51 (33.77%) Microsoft
10 45 (29.80%) Social Skills
11 42 (27.81%) vSphere
12 40 (26.49%) VSAN
13 39 (25.83%) Migration
14 38 (25.17%) Network Virtualisation
15 37 (24.50%) Windows Server
16 36 (23.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 35 (23.18%) Linux
18 34 (22.52%) PowerShell
19 33 (21.85%) Public Cloud
20 32 (21.19%) SC Cleared
20 32 (21.19%) VMware ESXi
20 32 (21.19%) SAN
21 31 (20.53%) Ansible
22 29 (19.21%) DevOps
22 29 (19.21%) Network Security
23 27 (17.88%) WAN
24 26 (17.22%) Cisco Certification
24 26 (17.22%) SCCM
25 25 (16.56%) Active Directory
26 24 (15.89%) AWS

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 11 (7.28%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (5.96%) MS Exchange
3 8 (5.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.32%) nginx
4 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.32%) Traefik
5 1 (0.66%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 52 (34.44%) Azure
2 24 (15.89%) AWS
3 18 (11.92%) IaaS
4 14 (9.27%) SaaS
5 10 (6.62%) PaaS
6 4 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (2.65%) Cloudflare
7 3 (1.99%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (1.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.32%) Amazon EKS
8 2 (1.32%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (1.32%) Azure Pipelines
8 2 (1.32%) GCP
8 2 (1.32%) MinIO
8 2 (1.32%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.66%) Cohesity
Communications & Networking
1 65 (43.05%) Firewall
2 40 (26.49%) VSAN
3 32 (21.19%) SAN
4 29 (19.21%) Network Security
5 27 (17.88%) WAN
6 23 (15.23%) LAN
7 22 (14.57%) BGP
7 22 (14.57%) DNS
8 21 (13.91%) SD-WAN
9 20 (13.25%) OSPF
10 19 (12.58%) TCP/IP
11 18 (11.92%) Cisco Firepower
11 18 (11.92%) VPN
12 15 (9.93%) Cisco ISE
13 13 (8.61%) Ethernet
14 10 (6.62%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (6.62%) IPsec
14 10 (6.62%) MPLS
15 7 (4.64%) EIGRP
15 7 (4.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.99%) MySQL
3 1 (0.66%) Big Data
3 1 (0.66%) GIS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) CircleCI
3 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.32%) Rational Team Concert
3 2 (1.32%) Spinnaker
3 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 45 (29.80%) Social Skills
2 20 (13.25%) Finance
3 16 (10.60%) Banking
4 12 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.96%) Presentation Skills
6 8 (5.30%) Telecoms
7 7 (4.64%) Military
8 6 (3.97%) Organisational Skills
9 5 (3.31%) Legal
9 5 (3.31%) Public Sector
9 5 (3.31%) Publishing
10 4 (2.65%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.99%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (1.32%) Billing
12 2 (1.32%) Games
13 1 (0.66%) Advertising
13 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 43 (28.48%) Architect
2 32 (21.19%) VMware Engineer
3 26 (17.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 21 (13.91%) Network Engineer
5 19 (12.58%) Network Architect
6 15 (9.93%) Consultant
7 12 (7.95%) Azure Engineer
7 12 (7.95%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (7.95%) VMware Architect
8 11 (7.28%) Senior Network Engineer
8 11 (7.28%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (6.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (6.62%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (6.62%) VMware Support Engineer
9 10 (6.62%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) Cloud Architect
10 9 (5.96%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 9 (5.96%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.61%) JSON
2 2 (1.32%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.32%) XMPP
3 1 (0.66%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.66%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 60 (39.74%) Data Centre
2 33 (21.85%) Public Cloud
3 22 (14.57%) Enterprise Storage
4 19 (12.58%) Private Cloud
5 16 (10.60%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (9.27%) Linux Command Line
7 12 (7.95%) Virtual Team
8 10 (6.62%) Hedge funds
9 8 (5.30%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (2.65%) Legacy Systems
11 2 (1.32%) Cloud Native
11 2 (1.32%) Fibre Optics
11 2 (1.32%) User Experience
12 1 (0.66%) Clustering
12 1 (0.66%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.66%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 53 (35.10%) Windows
2 37 (24.50%) Windows Server
3 35 (23.18%) Linux
4 10 (6.62%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.31%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.32%) SUSE
8 2 (1.32%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.32%) Unix
8 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.83%) Migration
2 38 (25.17%) Network Virtualisation
3 36 (23.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 29 (19.21%) DevOps
5 23 (15.23%) ITIL
6 22 (14.57%) Network Design
7 21 (13.91%) Mentoring
8 20 (13.25%) Change Management
8 20 (13.25%) Storage Management
9 19 (12.58%) Capacity Planning
10 18 (11.92%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (11.92%) Load Balancing
11 14 (9.27%) Infrastructure Transformation
12 12 (7.95%) Presales
12 12 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (7.95%) Service Delivery
13 11 (7.28%) Configuration Management
14 10 (6.62%) Systems Engineering
15 9 (5.96%) Infrastructure as Code
15 9 (5.96%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.52%) PowerShell
2 22 (14.57%) Python
3 4 (2.65%) C#
3 4 (2.65%) Java
3 4 (2.65%) SQL
4 2 (1.32%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.32%) C
4 2 (1.32%) Go
4 2 (1.32%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (36.42%) Security Cleared
2 32 (21.19%) SC Cleared
3 26 (17.22%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (11.26%) CCNA
5 16 (10.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (9.93%) CCNP
7 11 (7.28%) DV Cleared
8 10 (6.62%) Degree
9 8 (5.30%) VCAP
10 6 (3.97%) VCDX
10 6 (3.97%) VCP6
11 4 (2.65%) CCIE
11 4 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.99%) CCDP
12 3 (1.99%) HND
12 3 (1.99%) VCP5
13 2 (1.32%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.32%) JNCIS
13 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.99%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) GDPR
2 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.32%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) Def Stans
System Software
1 113 (74.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (27.81%) vSphere
3 32 (21.19%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (16.56%) Active Directory
5 15 (9.93%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (6.62%) vCloud
7 9 (5.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (5.96%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.65%) Firmware
9 2 (1.32%) Ceph
9 2 (1.32%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (1.32%) Docker
9 2 (1.32%) Gluster
9 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 31 (20.53%) Ansible
2 26 (17.22%) SCCM
3 22 (14.57%) vCenter Server
4 20 (13.25%) Terraform
5 18 (11.92%) vRealize
6 17 (11.26%) FortiGate
7 15 (9.93%) Failover Clustering
8 10 (6.62%) SCOM
9 6 (3.97%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 4 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (1.32%) Cisco CME
11 2 (1.32%) Consul
11 2 (1.32%) HAProxy
11 2 (1.32%) Istio
11 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.32%) linkerd
11 2 (1.32%) Nessus
11 2 (1.32%) Packer
11 2 (1.32%) Rancher
11 2 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 151 (100.00%) VMware
2 67 (44.37%) Cisco
3 51 (33.77%) Microsoft
4 22 (14.57%) EMC
4 22 (14.57%) NetApp
5 20 (13.25%) Fortinet
5 20 (13.25%) Veeam
6 18 (11.92%) F5
7 16 (10.60%) SolarWinds
8 15 (9.93%) Juniper
9 13 (8.61%) CA
10 12 (7.95%) HP
10 12 (7.95%) Palo Alto
11 11 (7.28%) CheckPoint
12 10 (6.62%) Nimble Storage
13 9 (5.96%) Forcepoint
13 9 (5.96%) Meraki
14 8 (5.30%) Dell
15 5 (3.31%) Citrix
15 5 (3.31%) McAfee