Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 888 1106 1176
Rank change year-on-year +218 +70 +132
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 285 109 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.061% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 1.13% 0.48% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 185 77 86
UK median annual salary £67,500 £61,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.66% +3.83% -18.97%
10th Percentile £40,400 £40,950 £36,685
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +21.82% +10.00% -31.03%

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 25,271 22,523 25,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.44% 12.61% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20,437 18,974 21,403
UK median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £37,858 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.94% +0.95% -

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 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Top 12 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 21 July 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 +172 255 £67,500 +10.66% 19
UK excluding London +116 156 £67,000 +21.82% 15
London +81 111 £68,500 +12.30% 9
South East +46 71 £67,000 +7.63% 2
East of England +41 33 £67,500 -22.86% 2
West Midlands +45 21 £50,000 -44.44% 3
Midlands +17 21 £50,000 -44.44% 3
Scotland - 17 £70,000 - 5
North of England +9 16 £45,000 -5.26% 2
North West +15 14 £45,000 +3.45% 1
South West - 14 £45,000 - 1
North East - 2 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 281 (98.60%) VMware
2 168 (58.95%) Cisco
3 156 (54.74%) Data Centre
4 150 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 124 (43.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 124 (43.51%) Amazon AWS
6 94 (32.98%) Firewall
7 86 (30.18%) Microsoft
8 85 (29.82%) Presales
9 81 (28.42%) vSphere
10 74 (25.96%) VSAN
11 73 (25.61%) Windows
12 71 (24.91%) Linux
13 70 (24.56%) WAN
13 70 (24.56%) vCenter Server
14 68 (23.86%) Cisco Certification
15 67 (23.51%) VMware ESXi
16 65 (22.81%) Migration
17 62 (21.75%) Public Cloud
18 61 (21.40%) Wireless
19 60 (21.05%) vRealize
20 57 (20.00%) PowerShell
21 55 (19.30%) Palo Alto
22 54 (18.95%) Hybrid Cloud
22 54 (18.95%) DNS
22 54 (18.95%) Active Directory
23 52 (18.25%) Cisco ASA
23 52 (18.25%) SolarWinds
24 51 (17.89%) CCNP
24 51 (17.89%) VPN

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 24 (8.42%) OpenStack
2 21 (7.37%) SharePoint
3 13 (4.56%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (2.81%) IIS
5 6 (2.11%) MS Exchange
6 4 (1.40%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (1.05%) Apache
7 3 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.05%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.70%) CMS
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 124 (43.51%) Amazon AWS
1 124 (43.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.02%) SaaS
3 19 (6.67%) OpenShift
4 18 (6.32%) Akamai
5 17 (5.96%) IaaS
6 16 (5.61%) PaaS
7 13 (4.56%) IBM Cloud
8 9 (3.16%) Office 365
9 5 (1.75%) CloudBees
9 5 (1.75%) Serverless
10 2 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.70%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.70%) Route 53
10 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (32.98%) Firewall
2 74 (25.96%) VSAN
3 70 (24.56%) WAN
4 61 (21.40%) Wireless
5 54 (18.95%) DNS
6 52 (18.25%) Cisco ASA
7 51 (17.89%) VPN
8 49 (17.19%) DHCP
9 48 (16.84%) LAN
10 46 (16.14%) SAN
11 41 (14.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 35 (12.28%) BGP
13 34 (11.93%) NetScaler
14 33 (11.58%) OSPF
14 33 (11.58%) Software-Defined Networking
15 31 (10.88%) Network Security
16 27 (9.47%) IPsec
17 25 (8.77%) MPLS
18 24 (8.42%) Wi-Fi
19 22 (7.72%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.77%) Big Data
3 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.70%) MySQL
4 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.70%) Redis
4 2 (0.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.51%) JIRA
3 9 (3.16%) Redmine
4 7 (2.46%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio
6 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.70%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.35%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.35%) MSI
General
1 19 (6.67%) Finance
2 15 (5.26%) Retail
3 11 (3.86%) Games
4 5 (1.75%) Marketing
5 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.70%) Banking
7 1 (0.35%) Advertising
7 1 (0.35%) French Language
7 1 (0.35%) German Language
7 1 (0.35%) Military
7 1 (0.35%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (39.65%) Architect
2 47 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 46 (16.14%) Cloud Architect
4 45 (15.79%) Network Engineer
5 36 (12.63%) VMware Engineer
6 33 (11.58%) Infrastructure Architect
7 32 (11.23%) Azure Architect
8 27 (9.47%) Cisco Architect
8 27 (9.47%) Consultant
9 24 (8.42%) AWS Architect
9 24 (8.42%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
10 23 (8.07%) Network Architect
11 20 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
12 17 (5.96%) Virtualisation Architect
13 16 (5.61%) Designer
13 16 (5.61%) Network Security Architect
13 16 (5.61%) Presales Solution Architect
13 16 (5.61%) Security Architect
13 16 (5.61%) Security Solutions Architect
13 16 (5.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (12.63%) Web Services
2 25 (8.77%) 802.1X
3 23 (8.07%) Middleware
4 20 (7.02%) .NET
5 12 (4.21%) JSON
6 10 (3.51%) CSS
6 10 (3.51%) XMPP
7 8 (2.81%) HTML
7 8 (2.81%) XML
8 2 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.70%) LAMP
8 2 (0.70%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.70%) Node.js
8 2 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.35%) LDAP
9 1 (0.35%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 156 (54.74%) Data Centre
2 62 (21.75%) Public Cloud
3 54 (18.95%) Hybrid Cloud
4 38 (13.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 22 (7.72%) Private Cloud
6 19 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (5.61%) FlexPod
8 13 (4.56%) IBM Mainframe
8 13 (4.56%) Mainframe
9 11 (3.86%) Computer Science
9 11 (3.86%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (3.51%) DataPower
10 10 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (2.11%) User Experience
13 5 (1.75%) Cloud Native
13 5 (1.75%) EMC VMAX
13 5 (1.75%) PKI
14 3 (1.05%) Fat Client
14 3 (1.05%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 73 (25.61%) Windows
2 71 (24.91%) Linux
3 31 (10.88%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.37%) Unix
5 11 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.35%) CentOS
9 1 (0.35%) SUSE
9 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (29.82%) Presales
2 65 (22.81%) Migration
3 48 (16.84%) Converged Infrastructure
4 44 (15.44%) DevOps
5 35 (12.28%) Load Balancing
6 34 (11.93%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (11.93%) ITIL
7 32 (11.23%) Network Virtualisation
8 27 (9.47%) Customer Requirements
9 26 (9.12%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (8.77%) Software Engineering
11 24 (8.42%) Network Management
12 23 (8.07%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (8.07%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (6.67%) Mentoring
14 17 (5.96%) ITIL V3
14 17 (5.96%) Network Design
14 17 (5.96%) SIEM
15 16 (5.61%) Performance Management
15 16 (5.61%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 39 (13.68%) Python
3 31 (10.88%) SQL
4 15 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 12 (4.21%) C
6 9 (3.16%) Korn
7 8 (2.81%) Ruby
8 5 (1.75%) Go
9 4 (1.40%) Java
10 3 (1.05%) C++
10 3 (1.05%) Perl
11 2 (0.70%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.70%) PHP
12 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 68 (23.86%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (17.89%) CCNP
3 38 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 37 (12.98%) Security Cleared
5 34 (11.93%) CCIE
6 26 (9.12%) DV Cleared
7 24 (8.42%) Degree
8 23 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 22 (7.72%) CCDP
10 20 (7.02%) VCDX
11 16 (5.61%) VCAP
12 14 (4.91%) SC Cleared
13 13 (4.56%) CCNA
14 12 (4.21%) MCSA
15 11 (3.86%) Computer Science Degree
15 11 (3.86%) MCSE
16 10 (3.51%) CCA
16 10 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
16 10 (3.51%) TOGAF Certification
17 9 (3.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.37%) QA
2 16 (5.61%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.70%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) COBIT
5 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 150 (52.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (28.42%) vSphere
3 67 (23.51%) VMware ESXi
4 54 (18.95%) Active Directory
5 31 (10.88%) Docker
6 30 (10.53%) Hyper-V
7 23 (8.07%) NFS
8 17 (5.96%) vCloud
9 14 (4.91%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (3.16%) Samba
11 6 (2.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 6 (2.11%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.75%) XenApp
13 4 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (1.05%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.35%) Ceph
16 1 (0.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 70 (24.56%) vCenter Server
2 60 (21.05%) vRealize
3 35 (12.28%) Kubernetes
4 32 (11.23%) Cisco Prime
5 28 (9.82%) Puppet
5 28 (9.82%) SCOrch
6 19 (6.67%) Ansible
6 19 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (6.32%) SCCM
8 16 (5.61%) CASB
9 14 (4.91%) PowerCLI
10 13 (4.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 12 (4.21%) Cacti
11 12 (4.21%) SCVMM
12 11 (3.86%) Cisco CME
12 11 (3.86%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (3.16%) Nagios
13 9 (3.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 4 (1.40%) EMC VPLEX
14 4 (1.40%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 281 (98.60%) VMware
2 168 (58.95%) Cisco
3 86 (30.18%) Microsoft
4 55 (19.30%) Palo Alto
5 52 (18.25%) SolarWinds
6 49 (17.19%) EMC
7 47 (16.49%) CheckPoint
8 46 (16.14%) F5
9 45 (15.79%) Juniper
10 42 (14.74%) Citrix
11 38 (13.33%) IBM
12 36 (12.63%) HP
13 33 (11.58%) Fortinet
14 31 (10.88%) Meraki
15 30 (10.53%) Aruba
16 25 (8.77%) Riverbed
17 21 (7.37%) NetApp
18 19 (6.67%) Red Hat
19 18 (6.32%) Blue Coat
19 18 (6.32%) Veeam