Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 894 987 1047
Rank change year-on-year +93 +60 +142
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 226 206 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.12% 0.085%
As % of the System Software category 0.96% 0.88% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 163 153 88
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -13.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £40,000 £35,605
90th Percentile £89,000 £95,000 £85,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -4.17% -11.11%

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 23,579 23,416 21,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.56% 13.32% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 19,286 19,369 17,912
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £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 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Top 14 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 15 February 2019. 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 +96 219 £58,750 -10.31% 57
UK excluding London +82 147 £57,500 - 46
London +48 70 £65,000 -3.70% 14
South East +45 60 £57,500 - 20
South West +41 29 £57,500 +27.78% 6
North of England +56 20 £55,000 +29.41% 11
Midlands +54 19 £52,500 - 3
West Midlands +53 19 £52,500 - 3
East of England +25 16 £72,000 +6.67% 3
North West +34 13 £57,500 +31.43% 7
Yorkshire +49 6 £55,000 +49.69% 4
Scotland +9 4 £70,000 +33.33% 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Wales - 1 £41,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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.

1 223 (98.67%) VMware
2 146 (64.60%) Cisco
2 146 (64.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (46.02%) Firewall
4 97 (42.92%) Linux
5 94 (41.59%) Cisco Certification
6 87 (38.50%) Windows
7 73 (32.30%) vSphere
7 73 (32.30%) Data Centre
8 66 (29.20%) Security Cleared
9 64 (28.32%) ITIL
10 63 (27.88%) Microsoft Azure
11 60 (26.55%) Cisco Nexus
11 60 (26.55%) Python
12 59 (26.11%) Microsoft
13 56 (24.78%) Amazon AWS
14 55 (24.34%) CCNA
15 54 (23.89%) PowerShell
16 51 (22.57%) CCNP
17 49 (21.68%) Cisco ASA
17 49 (21.68%) Bash Shell
18 47 (20.80%) F5
19 46 (20.35%) SolarWinds
19 46 (20.35%) Ansible
19 46 (20.35%) WAN
20 45 (19.91%) BGP
21 43 (19.03%) Load Balancing
21 43 (19.03%) vCloud
22 41 (18.14%) Network Security
23 40 (17.70%) Agile Software Development

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 9 (3.98%) MS Exchange
1 9 (3.98%) OpenStack
2 7 (3.10%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (1.77%) Skype for Business
4 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) Confluence
6 1 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 63 (27.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (24.78%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.87%) IaaS
4 7 (3.10%) Office 365
4 7 (3.10%) PaaS
5 6 (2.65%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (2.65%) OpenShift
6 4 (1.77%) Akamai
6 4 (1.77%) SaaS
7 3 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.33%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.33%) Route 53
7 3 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 104 (46.02%) Firewall
2 60 (26.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 49 (21.68%) Cisco ASA
4 46 (20.35%) WAN
5 45 (19.91%) BGP
6 41 (18.14%) Network Security
7 40 (17.70%) OSPF
8 37 (16.37%) VPN
9 33 (14.60%) VSAN
10 31 (13.72%) SAN
10 31 (13.72%) Wireshark
11 29 (12.83%) LAN
12 27 (11.95%) TCP/IP
13 25 (11.06%) Wireless
14 24 (10.62%) VLAN
15 23 (10.18%) Cisco ISE
16 22 (9.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 20 (8.85%) DNS
17 20 (8.85%) SNMP
18 19 (8.41%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.87%) Big Data
3 4 (1.77%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (7.96%) JIRA
2 17 (7.52%) Redmine
3 5 (2.21%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.21%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.33%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.88%) MSI
6 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (9.73%) Finance
2 18 (7.96%) Banking
3 16 (7.08%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.87%) Games
5 6 (2.65%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.77%) Retail
7 2 (0.88%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Law
Job Titles
1 55 (24.34%) Architect
2 53 (23.45%) Network Engineer
3 39 (17.26%) VMware Engineer
4 29 (12.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (12.39%) Platform Engineer
6 22 (9.73%) Cloud Architect
6 22 (9.73%) Consultant
7 16 (7.08%) Windows Engineer
8 14 (6.19%) Technical Architect
9 13 (5.75%) Network Architect
10 12 (5.31%) Linux Engineer
10 12 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
10 12 (5.31%) Support Engineer
11 11 (4.87%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.87%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (4.87%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.42%) Network Support
12 10 (4.42%) Network Support Engineer
12 10 (4.42%) Technical Leader
12 10 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.87%) Web Services
2 7 (3.10%) JSON
3 4 (1.77%) REST
4 2 (0.88%) .NET
4 2 (0.88%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.88%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.44%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 73 (32.30%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.73%) Hybrid Cloud
2 22 (9.73%) Public Cloud
3 19 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.41%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (7.96%) Private Cloud
4 18 (7.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 13 (5.75%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (3.98%) Fat Client
6 9 (3.98%) Thin Client
7 8 (3.54%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.10%) CMDB
9 4 (1.77%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.77%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.77%) NHS
9 4 (1.77%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.33%) EMC VMAX
10 3 (1.33%) EMC VNX
10 3 (1.33%) Replication
11 2 (0.88%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 97 (42.92%) Linux
2 87 (38.50%) Windows
3 30 (13.27%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.42%) Unix
5 6 (2.65%) CentOS
5 6 (2.65%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (28.32%) ITIL
2 43 (19.03%) Load Balancing
3 40 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (15.49%) Network Virtualisation
5 33 (14.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 30 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (11.50%) Network Design
7 26 (11.50%) Service Management
8 24 (10.62%) Cybersecurity
9 23 (10.18%) High Availability
10 22 (9.73%) Mentoring
11 18 (7.96%) Presales
12 17 (7.52%) Systems Engineering
12 17 (7.52%) User Stories
13 16 (7.08%) Decision-Making
13 16 (7.08%) DevOps
14 15 (6.64%) Waterfall
15 14 (6.19%) Software Engineering
16 13 (5.75%) Coaching
16 13 (5.75%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (26.55%) Python
2 54 (23.89%) PowerShell
3 49 (21.68%) Bash Shell
4 20 (8.85%) SQL
5 19 (8.41%) C
5 19 (8.41%) Korn
5 19 (8.41%) Tcl
6 12 (5.31%) Perl
7 7 (3.10%) Ruby
8 4 (1.77%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.44%) C#
10 1 (0.44%) Lisp
10 1 (0.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 94 (41.59%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (29.20%) Security Cleared
3 55 (24.34%) CCNA
4 51 (22.57%) CCNP
5 40 (17.70%) SC Cleared
6 30 (13.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 29 (12.83%) DV Cleared
8 28 (12.39%) CCIE
9 27 (11.95%) Network+ Certification
10 23 (10.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 21 (9.29%) Degree
12 20 (8.85%) MCSE
13 18 (7.96%) CISSP
13 18 (7.96%) ITIL Certification
13 18 (7.96%) SANS
14 17 (7.52%) CompTIA Security+
14 17 (7.52%) GIAC
14 17 (7.52%) Linux+ Certification
14 17 (7.52%) SSCP
15 12 (5.31%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.42%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.65%) SLA
4 2 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 146 (64.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (32.30%) vSphere
3 43 (19.03%) vCloud
4 40 (17.70%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (13.27%) Active Directory
6 20 (8.85%) Docker
6 20 (8.85%) NFS
7 17 (7.52%) Samba
8 11 (4.87%) Hyper-V
8 11 (4.87%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (3.98%) XenApp
9 9 (3.98%) XenDesktop
10 6 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (2.21%) Firmware
12 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (1.33%) Ceph
13 3 (1.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 3 (1.33%) Gluster
13 3 (1.33%) KVM
14 2 (0.88%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 46 (20.35%) Ansible
2 36 (15.93%) vCenter Server
3 35 (15.49%) vRealize
4 27 (11.95%) Nagios
5 23 (10.18%) Puppet
6 22 (9.73%) Kubernetes
7 20 (8.85%) SCCM
8 19 (8.41%) ArcSight ESM
9 17 (7.52%) SCOrch
10 12 (5.31%) PowerCLI
11 10 (4.42%) Netcool
11 10 (4.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 9 (3.98%) SCOM
12 9 (3.98%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 8 (3.54%) Terraform
14 7 (3.10%) SCVMM
15 5 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
15 5 (2.21%) EMC NetWorker
16 3 (1.33%) Docker Swarm
16 3 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 223 (98.67%) VMware
2 146 (64.60%) Cisco
3 59 (26.11%) Microsoft
4 47 (20.80%) F5
5 46 (20.35%) SolarWinds
6 37 (16.37%) CheckPoint
7 35 (15.49%) EMC
8 31 (13.72%) Juniper
9 29 (12.83%) NetApp
10 22 (9.73%) Palo Alto
11 20 (8.85%) HP
12 19 (8.41%) ArcSight
12 19 (8.41%) Blue Coat
13 16 (7.08%) Meraki
14 14 (6.19%) IBM
14 14 (6.19%) Symantec
15 10 (4.42%) CyberArk
15 10 (4.42%) Tufin
16 9 (3.98%) Fortinet
17 8 (3.54%) Dell