Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 906 1065 1190
Rank change year-on-year +159 +125 +103
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 277 114 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.067% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 1.14% 0.54% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 178 71 75
UK median annual salary £67,500 £77,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.90% +29.17% -
10th Percentile £44,075 £40,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £66,000 £75,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -12.00% +42.86% +16.67%

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 24,261 20,932 24,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.71% 12.30% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 19,723 17,473 21,133
UK median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +162 266 £67,500 -14.29% 32
UK excluding London +93 151 £66,000 -12.00% 24
London +49 119 £68,500 -11.61% 10
South East +61 80 £65,000 -10.34% 7
East of England +30 45 £67,500 -30.77% 2
West Midlands +13 14 £45,500 -49.44% 4
Midlands +10 14 £45,500 -49.44% 4
South West -10 10 £45,000 - 5
Scotland -30 7 £70,000 +79.23% 2
North of England -32 7 £45,000 -47.06% 4
North West -25 6 £45,000 +16.88% 2
Yorkshire -4 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 267 (96.39%) VMware
2 161 (58.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 156 (56.32%) Data Centre
4 130 (46.93%) Cisco
5 115 (41.52%) Microsoft Azure
6 111 (40.07%) Amazon AWS
7 108 (38.99%) Firewall
8 96 (34.66%) Public Cloud
8 96 (34.66%) vCenter Server
9 92 (33.21%) VMware ESXi
10 89 (32.13%) Linux
11 87 (31.41%) WAN
12 85 (30.69%) Windows
13 75 (27.08%) Migration
14 74 (26.71%) vSphere
15 70 (25.27%) DNS
15 70 (25.27%) Microsoft
16 67 (24.19%) Cisco Certification
17 64 (23.10%) DHCP
17 64 (23.10%) VSAN
18 62 (22.38%) Presales
19 61 (22.02%) vRealize
19 61 (22.02%) LAN
20 57 (20.58%) VPN
20 57 (20.58%) Palo Alto
20 57 (20.58%) F5
21 55 (19.86%) PowerShell
22 54 (19.49%) SAN
23 52 (18.77%) Converged Infrastructure
24 49 (17.69%) CheckPoint

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 27 (9.75%) OpenStack
2 23 (8.30%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.50%) Oracle Service Bus
4 8 (2.89%) IIS
5 7 (2.53%) CMS
6 3 (1.08%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.72%) Apache
7 2 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 115 (41.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 111 (40.07%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (9.03%) Akamai
3 25 (9.03%) OpenShift
4 20 (7.22%) Bluemix
4 20 (7.22%) IBM Cloud
5 14 (5.05%) IaaS
6 12 (4.33%) Office 365
6 12 (4.33%) PaaS
7 11 (3.97%) SaaS
8 5 (1.81%) Serverless
9 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.72%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.36%) Route 53
10 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 108 (38.99%) Firewall
2 87 (31.41%) WAN
3 70 (25.27%) DNS
4 64 (23.10%) DHCP
4 64 (23.10%) VSAN
5 61 (22.02%) LAN
6 57 (20.58%) VPN
7 54 (19.49%) SAN
8 49 (17.69%) Cisco ASA
9 42 (15.16%) BGP
10 40 (14.44%) OSPF
11 36 (13.00%) Software-Defined Networking
12 34 (12.27%) Cisco Nexus
12 34 (12.27%) Network Security
13 33 (11.91%) NetScaler
14 30 (10.83%) MPLS
15 29 (10.47%) Wireless
16 26 (9.39%) TCP/IP
17 24 (8.66%) NAS
18 23 (8.30%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.11%) Big Data
3 7 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 5 (1.81%) MySQL
5 3 (1.08%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.72%) Redis
6 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (12.27%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 9 (3.25%) JIRA
3 9 (3.25%) Redmine
4 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio
4 5 (1.81%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.36%) MSI
7 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (7.94%) Finance
2 21 (7.58%) Retail
3 12 (4.33%) Games
4 8 (2.89%) Banking
5 7 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.81%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (29.24%) Architect
2 51 (18.41%) VMware Engineer
3 49 (17.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (15.52%) Network Engineer
5 35 (12.64%) Consultant
6 30 (10.83%) Infrastructure Architect
7 28 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (9.39%) Systems Engineer
9 21 (7.58%) Cloud Consultant
10 20 (7.22%) Principal Consultant
10 20 (7.22%) Virtualisation Architect
11 19 (6.86%) Designer
12 18 (6.50%) Cloud Architect
12 18 (6.50%) Data Centre Architect
12 18 (6.50%) Network Architect
13 17 (6.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 15 (5.42%) Senior VMware Engineer
14 15 (5.42%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (4.69%) PowerShell Engineer
15 13 (4.69%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (16.61%) Web Services
2 33 (11.91%) Middleware
3 24 (8.66%) .NET
3 24 (8.66%) 802.1X
4 12 (4.33%) HTML
4 12 (4.33%) XML
5 10 (3.61%) CSS
6 6 (2.17%) XMPP
7 4 (1.44%) JSON
7 4 (1.44%) Node.js
8 2 (0.72%) Kafka
8 2 (0.72%) LAMP
8 2 (0.72%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (0.72%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.36%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.36%) LDAP
9 1 (0.36%) RESTful
9 1 (0.36%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 156 (56.32%) Data Centre
2 96 (34.66%) Public Cloud
3 28 (10.11%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 23 (8.30%) Private Cloud
5 19 (6.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (6.50%) IBM Mainframe
6 18 (6.50%) Mainframe
7 14 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (4.33%) FlexPod
9 10 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (2.17%) DataPower
10 6 (2.17%) User Experience
11 5 (1.81%) Cloud Native
12 4 (1.44%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.72%) EMC VMAX
13 2 (0.72%) PKI
13 2 (0.72%) Replication
14 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
14 1 (0.36%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 89 (32.13%) Linux
2 85 (30.69%) Windows
3 26 (9.39%) Windows Server
4 20 (7.22%) Unix
5 11 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) CentOS
7 1 (0.36%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (27.08%) Migration
2 62 (22.38%) Presales
3 52 (18.77%) Converged Infrastructure
4 48 (17.33%) DevOps
5 45 (16.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 42 (15.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 37 (13.36%) Software Engineering
8 34 (12.27%) Load Balancing
9 33 (11.91%) Network Virtualisation
10 30 (10.83%) Customer Requirements
11 28 (10.11%) Mentoring
11 28 (10.11%) Network Management
12 25 (9.03%) ITIL
12 25 (9.03%) The Twelve-Factor App
13 23 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (7.94%) E-Commerce
15 21 (7.58%) Analytics
15 21 (7.58%) Data Analytics
16 20 (7.22%) Big Data Analytics
17 19 (6.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (19.86%) PowerShell
2 43 (15.52%) Python
3 26 (9.39%) SQL
4 19 (6.86%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.25%) C
5 9 (3.25%) Java
5 9 (3.25%) Korn
6 8 (2.89%) PHP
6 8 (2.89%) Ruby
7 5 (1.81%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.72%) C#
8 2 (0.72%) Go
8 2 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 67 (24.19%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (17.33%) CCNP
3 34 (12.27%) Security Cleared
4 26 (9.39%) CCIE
5 25 (9.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (8.66%) VCDX
7 23 (8.30%) DV Cleared
8 21 (7.58%) Degree
9 20 (7.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (6.86%) SC Cleared
11 17 (6.14%) CCDP
12 15 (5.42%) VCAP
13 10 (3.61%) CCNA
13 10 (3.61%) MCSA
13 10 (3.61%) MCSE
13 10 (3.61%) TOGAF Certification
14 9 (3.25%) CISSP
14 9 (3.25%) CompTIA Security+
14 9 (3.25%) SANS
14 9 (3.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.47%) QA
2 12 (4.33%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.36%) COBIT
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 161 (58.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (33.21%) VMware ESXi
3 74 (26.71%) vSphere
4 49 (17.69%) Active Directory
5 37 (13.36%) Hyper-V
6 32 (11.55%) Docker
7 29 (10.47%) NFS
8 16 (5.78%) vCloud
9 14 (5.05%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (3.25%) Samba
11 3 (1.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 3 (1.08%) KVM
11 3 (1.08%) XenApp
11 3 (1.08%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 96 (34.66%) vCenter Server
2 61 (22.02%) vRealize
3 37 (13.36%) Puppet
4 31 (11.19%) Ansible
4 31 (11.19%) Kubernetes
5 28 (10.11%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (9.39%) Cisco Prime
7 18 (6.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 17 (6.14%) SCOrch
9 16 (5.78%) SCCM
10 12 (4.33%) CASB
11 11 (3.97%) Cisco CME
12 9 (3.25%) Cacti
12 9 (3.25%) FortiGate
12 9 (3.25%) Nagios
12 9 (3.25%) PowerCLI
13 7 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (2.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 5 (1.81%) HAProxy
15 4 (1.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 267 (96.39%) VMware
2 130 (46.93%) Cisco
3 70 (25.27%) Microsoft
4 57 (20.58%) F5
4 57 (20.58%) Palo Alto
5 49 (17.69%) CheckPoint
6 45 (16.25%) Juniper
6 45 (16.25%) SolarWinds
7 43 (15.52%) Fortinet
8 39 (14.08%) EMC
9 38 (13.72%) Citrix
10 34 (12.27%) Meraki
11 33 (11.91%) Aruba
12 32 (11.55%) IBM
13 27 (9.75%) Riverbed
14 25 (9.03%) HP
15 23 (8.30%) Blue Coat
15 23 (8.30%) Zscaler
16 22 (7.94%) Oracle
16 22 (7.94%) Red Hat