Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 995 1019 1193
Rank change year-on-year +24 +174 +101
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 168 161 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.091% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 0.74% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 126 107 77
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% +50.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,120 £36,850
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £81,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -8.70% -14.81% +50.00%

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 22,699 21,772 24,201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.11% 12.30% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 18,893 18,075 20,435
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Top 10 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 20 January 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 +43 163 £65,000 -13.33% 33
UK excluding London +14 88 £52,500 -8.70% 15
London +7 76 £65,000 -13.33% 18
South East +49 42 £57,500 -17.86% 6
East of England +36 28 £67,500 - 6
South West -7 10 £45,000 -
North of England -13 6 £43,750 -48.53%
Yorkshire +9 3 £36,742 -56.77%
North West -21 3 £45,000 +56.52%
Scotland -55 2 £52,500 +35.77%

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing VMware NSX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VMware NSX.

1 162 (96.43%) VMware
2 97 (57.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (51.79%) Linux
4 85 (50.60%) Data Centre
5 80 (47.62%) Windows
5 80 (47.62%) Firewall
6 69 (41.07%) Microsoft Azure
7 68 (40.48%) VMware ESXi
8 66 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
9 61 (36.31%) vCenter Server
10 60 (35.71%) Cisco
11 56 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
12 49 (29.17%) Public Cloud
13 45 (26.79%) vRealize
14 44 (26.19%) VPN
14 44 (26.19%) Migration
15 39 (23.21%) DNS
16 38 (22.62%) WAN
16 38 (22.62%) Cisco ASA
17 37 (22.02%) Microsoft
17 37 (22.02%) CCNP
18 36 (21.43%) BGP
19 35 (20.83%) DHCP
19 35 (20.83%) SolarWinds
19 35 (20.83%) DevOps
20 34 (20.24%) Ansible
20 34 (20.24%) vSphere
21 33 (19.64%) Bash Shell
21 33 (19.64%) Security Cleared
21 33 (19.64%) TCP/IP

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 21 (12.50%) OpenStack
2 6 (3.57%) IIS
3 5 (2.98%) CMS
3 5 (2.98%) Oracle Service Bus
3 5 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.19%) Apache
4 2 (1.19%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.19%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.60%) Confluence
5 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.60%) nginx
5 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 69 (41.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (8.93%) OpenShift
4 14 (8.33%) Office 365
5 11 (6.55%) Akamai
5 11 (6.55%) SaaS
6 8 (4.76%) IaaS
7 7 (4.17%) Bluemix
7 7 (4.17%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (4.17%) PaaS
8 4 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.79%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.60%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 80 (47.62%) Firewall
2 44 (26.19%) VPN
3 39 (23.21%) DNS
4 38 (22.62%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (22.62%) WAN
5 36 (21.43%) BGP
6 35 (20.83%) DHCP
7 33 (19.64%) OSPF
7 33 (19.64%) TCP/IP
8 31 (18.45%) LAN
9 30 (17.86%) SAN
10 26 (15.48%) VSAN
11 23 (13.69%) MPLS
12 22 (13.10%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (11.90%) NetScaler
14 18 (10.71%) SNMP
15 16 (9.52%) EIGRP
15 16 (9.52%) IPsec
15 16 (9.52%) Wireshark
16 14 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.93%) MySQL
2 12 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 11 (6.55%) Big Data
4 5 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.79%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.60%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.33%) JIRA
3 13 (7.74%) Redmine
4 9 (5.36%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (9.52%) Finance
2 15 (8.93%) Games
3 13 (7.74%) Retail
4 7 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.57%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Local Government
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (22.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 27 (16.07%) VMware Engineer
4 26 (15.48%) Architect
5 23 (13.69%) Consultant
6 19 (11.31%) Systems Engineer
7 15 (8.93%) Cloud Consultant
7 15 (8.93%) Principal Consultant
7 15 (8.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.93%) Team Leader
8 13 (7.74%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (7.14%) Senior VMware Engineer
10 11 (6.55%) Linux Engineer
11 9 (5.36%) Lead DevOps
11 9 (5.36%) Platform Engineer
11 9 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
11 9 (5.36%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
13 7 (4.17%) Network Architect
13 7 (4.17%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.50%) Web Services
2 12 (7.14%) 802.1X
3 10 (5.95%) Middleware
4 9 (5.36%) XMPP
5 6 (3.57%) .NET
6 5 (2.98%) CSS
6 5 (2.98%) HTML
6 5 (2.98%) XML
7 4 (2.38%) Java EE
7 4 (2.38%) STL
8 2 (1.19%) Kafka
8 2 (1.19%) Node.js
9 1 (0.60%) LAMP
9 1 (0.60%) LDAP
9 1 (0.60%) LEMP Stack
9 1 (0.60%) PHP-FPM
9 1 (0.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 85 (50.60%) Data Centre
2 49 (29.17%) Public Cloud
3 15 (8.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 9 (5.36%) DataPower
4 9 (5.36%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.57%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.98%) Digital Media
6 5 (2.98%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (2.98%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.79%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.79%) PKI
8 3 (1.79%) Replication
9 2 (1.19%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.19%) NHS
10 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.60%) Cloud Native
10 1 (0.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 87 (51.79%) Linux
2 80 (47.62%) Windows
3 27 (16.07%) Unix
4 11 (6.55%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.98%) Mac OS
7 4 (2.38%) CentOS
8 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.19%) Migration
2 35 (20.83%) DevOps
3 31 (18.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (13.10%) ITIL
6 21 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 21 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 18 (10.71%) Customer Requirements
7 18 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 17 (10.12%) Presales
9 16 (9.52%) High Availability
10 14 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
10 14 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
11 13 (7.74%) User Stories
12 12 (7.14%) Load Balancing
12 12 (7.14%) Network Management
13 11 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (6.55%) The Twelve-Factor App
14 10 (5.95%) Configuration Management
15 9 (5.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.64%) Bash Shell
2 29 (17.26%) Python
3 27 (16.07%) PowerShell
4 16 (9.52%) SQL
5 13 (7.74%) C
5 13 (7.74%) Korn
6 12 (7.14%) Java
7 11 (6.55%) PHP
8 7 (4.17%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.57%) C#
9 6 (3.57%) Ruby
10 4 (2.38%) C++
10 4 (2.38%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.79%) Go
Qualifications
1 56 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (22.02%) CCNP
3 33 (19.64%) Security Cleared
4 23 (13.69%) CCNA
5 22 (13.10%) DV Cleared
6 19 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (11.31%) SC Cleared
7 18 (10.71%) MCSE
8 16 (9.52%) Degree
9 14 (8.33%) CISSP
9 14 (8.33%) SANS
9 14 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (7.74%) CompTIA Security+
10 13 (7.74%) GIAC
10 13 (7.74%) Linux+ Certification
10 13 (7.74%) Network+ Certification
10 13 (7.74%) SSCP
11 12 (7.14%) CCIE
12 11 (6.55%) CCDP
13 6 (3.57%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.74%) QA
2 3 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 97 (57.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (40.48%) VMware ESXi
3 34 (20.24%) vSphere
4 29 (17.26%) Active Directory
5 21 (12.50%) NFS
6 20 (11.90%) Docker
6 20 (11.90%) Hyper-V
7 13 (7.74%) Samba
7 13 (7.74%) vCloud
8 3 (1.79%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 3 (1.79%) KVM
8 3 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.19%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.60%) Corosync
10 1 (0.60%) PowerDNS
10 1 (0.60%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 61 (36.31%) vCenter Server
2 45 (26.79%) vRealize
3 34 (20.24%) Ansible
4 32 (19.05%) Puppet
5 19 (11.31%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (10.12%) Kubernetes
7 14 (8.33%) Nagios
7 14 (8.33%) SCCM
8 12 (7.14%) Cacti
9 10 (5.95%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (2.98%) AirWatch
11 5 (2.98%) FortiGate
11 5 (2.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 4 (2.38%) Cisco CME
12 4 (2.38%) HAProxy
13 3 (1.79%) Terraform
14 2 (1.19%) ZABBIX
15 1 (0.60%) Galera Cluster
15 1 (0.60%) Packer
Vendors
1 162 (96.43%) VMware
2 60 (35.71%) Cisco
3 37 (22.02%) Microsoft
4 35 (20.83%) SolarWinds
5 30 (17.86%) Juniper
6 28 (16.67%) F5
6 28 (16.67%) Palo Alto
7 23 (13.69%) EMC
8 21 (12.50%) Citrix
9 20 (11.90%) Oracle
10 19 (11.31%) IBM
10 19 (11.31%) Red Hat
11 18 (10.71%) Fortinet
12 17 (10.12%) NetApp
13 16 (9.52%) CheckPoint
14 14 (8.33%) Meraki
15 11 (6.55%) Aruba
16 9 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (5.36%) ServiceNow
17 8 (4.76%) CommVault