Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 903 905 1103
Rank change year-on-year +2 +198 +105
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 197 287 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.17% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 0.82% 1.15% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133 189 70
UK median annual salary £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.81% +3.85% +13.04%
10th Percentile £36,750 £41,200 £40,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £90,000 £85,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £67,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -21.64% +11.67% +20.00%

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 24,164 24,872 21,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.77% 14.31% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 19,775 20,141 18,210
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 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 +56 193 £57,500 -14.18% 6
UK excluding London +45 139 £52,500 -21.64% 5
South East -12 55 £57,500 -14.18% 2
London +24 51 £70,000 +2.19% 2
North of England +37 28 £52,500 +16.67%
North West +44 23 £52,500 +16.67%
East of England +78 22 £70,500 +4.44%
South West +14 16 £57,500 +27.78% 2
Midlands +36 15 £58,750 +29.12%
West Midlands +28 15 £58,750 +29.12%
Yorkshire - 5 £39,500 -
Wales - 3 £31,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 196 (99.49%) VMware
2 137 (69.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (66.50%) Cisco
4 84 (42.64%) Microsoft
5 83 (42.13%) Linux
6 80 (40.61%) Windows
7 75 (38.07%) vSphere
8 71 (36.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 70 (35.53%) Data Centre
9 70 (35.53%) Firewall
10 66 (33.50%) PowerShell
11 58 (29.44%) Cisco Certification
12 56 (28.43%) Windows Server
13 52 (26.40%) Amazon AWS
14 50 (25.38%) ITIL
15 48 (24.37%) Security Cleared
15 48 (24.37%) Ansible
16 46 (23.35%) VMware ESXi
17 44 (22.34%) vCloud
17 44 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (21.83%) Active Directory
19 42 (21.32%) Python
20 40 (20.30%) SCCM
21 38 (19.29%) WAN
22 36 (18.27%) Cisco ASA
22 36 (18.27%) Hyper-V
22 36 (18.27%) VSAN
23 35 (17.77%) Cisco Nexus
24 34 (17.26%) vCenter Server
24 34 (17.26%) SC Cleared

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 23 (11.68%) MS Exchange
1 23 (11.68%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.60%) SharePoint 2013
3 11 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.55%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.05%) IIS
6 5 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.54%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.03%) Confluence
8 2 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.02%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 71 (36.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (26.40%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (16.24%) Office 365
4 19 (9.64%) OpenShift
5 18 (9.14%) IaaS
6 11 (5.58%) PaaS
7 9 (4.57%) OneDrive
8 8 (4.06%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (2.03%) Azure Stack
9 4 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.51%) Akamai
10 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (35.53%) Firewall
2 38 (19.29%) WAN
3 36 (18.27%) Cisco ASA
3 36 (18.27%) VSAN
4 35 (17.77%) Cisco Nexus
5 33 (16.75%) VPN
6 32 (16.24%) DNS
7 29 (14.72%) SAN
8 25 (12.69%) LAN
9 24 (12.18%) Software-Defined Networking
9 24 (12.18%) TCP/IP
10 21 (10.66%) Network Security
11 19 (9.64%) VLAN
12 16 (8.12%) DHCP
12 16 (8.12%) OSPF
13 15 (7.61%) BIG-IP
14 14 (7.11%) BGP
14 14 (7.11%) Cisco IOS
15 13 (6.60%) FCoE
16 11 (5.58%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.03%) NoSQL
2 4 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.02%) Big Data
3 2 (1.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (6.60%) Git (software)
1 13 (6.60%) Visual Studio Team System
2 10 (5.08%) Jenkins
3 9 (4.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 9 (4.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (3.05%) MSI
5 5 (2.54%) JIRA
6 3 (1.52%) Redmine
7 2 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (13.20%) Finance
2 15 (7.61%) Banking
3 9 (4.57%) Military
3 9 (4.57%) Retail
4 5 (2.54%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.03%) Games
6 3 (1.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.02%) Billing
7 2 (1.02%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (28.43%) VMware Engineer
2 33 (16.75%) Architect
3 22 (11.17%) Consultant
3 22 (11.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (9.64%) Platform Engineer
5 18 (9.14%) Network Architect
5 18 (9.14%) Windows Engineer
6 17 (8.63%) Active Directory Engineer
6 17 (8.63%) Network Engineer
7 16 (8.12%) NOC Engineer
8 14 (7.11%) Cisco Engineer
9 13 (6.60%) Server Engineer
10 12 (6.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 12 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
10 12 (6.09%) Windows Server Engineer
11 11 (5.58%) Technical Leader
12 10 (5.08%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) Senior Server Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) Senior VMware Engineer
12 10 (5.08%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.60%) Web Services
2 10 (5.08%) Flash
3 6 (3.05%) Software Packaging
4 4 (2.03%) Apache NiFi
4 4 (2.03%) CGI
5 3 (1.52%) .NET
6 2 (1.02%) Middleware
6 2 (1.02%) Node.js
7 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.51%) HTML
7 1 (0.51%) REST
7 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (35.53%) Data Centre
2 28 (14.21%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (13.71%) Public Cloud
4 21 (10.66%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (8.63%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (8.63%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 15 (7.61%) FlexPod
7 14 (7.11%) Hybrid Cloud
8 13 (6.60%) Hedge funds
9 11 (5.58%) Replication
10 9 (4.57%) CMDB
10 9 (4.57%) Management Information System
11 4 (2.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (2.03%) PKI
11 4 (2.03%) Private Cloud
12 2 (1.02%) Cloud Native
12 2 (1.02%) Clustering
12 2 (1.02%) EMC VNX
12 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 83 (42.13%) Linux
2 80 (40.61%) Windows
3 56 (28.43%) Windows Server
4 33 (16.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (10.66%) CentOS
6 17 (8.63%) Ubuntu
7 16 (8.12%) Data ONTAP
8 13 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (4.57%) SUSE
11 5 (2.54%) Unix
12 4 (2.03%) Debian
13 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.38%) ITIL
2 44 (22.34%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (16.75%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (15.74%) DevOps
5 28 (14.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 26 (13.20%) Migration
6 26 (13.20%) Presales
7 25 (12.69%) Mentoring
8 22 (11.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (10.66%) Network Virtualisation
9 21 (10.66%) Service Management
10 20 (10.15%) Change Management
11 18 (9.14%) Capacity Planning
12 17 (8.63%) Project Management
13 14 (7.11%) Load Balancing
14 13 (6.60%) Infrastructure Automation
14 13 (6.60%) Network Design
15 12 (6.09%) Incident Management
15 12 (6.09%) Technical Leadership
16 11 (5.58%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 66 (33.50%) PowerShell
2 42 (21.32%) Python
3 25 (12.69%) SQL
4 14 (7.11%) C
5 11 (5.58%) Ruby
6 10 (5.08%) Bash Shell
7 8 (4.06%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.03%) Perl
9 2 (1.02%) C#
9 2 (1.02%) PHP
9 2 (1.02%) VBScript
10 1 (0.51%) Korn
10 1 (0.51%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 58 (29.44%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (24.37%) Security Cleared
3 34 (17.26%) SC Cleared
4 28 (14.21%) CCNA
5 26 (13.20%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (10.15%) CCNP
7 17 (8.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (7.61%) Degree
9 14 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (6.09%) VCAP
11 11 (5.58%) DV Cleared
12 10 (5.08%) CCIE
13 8 (4.06%) RHCE
13 8 (4.06%) RHCSA
14 7 (3.55%) MCSE
15 6 (3.05%) CCDA
16 5 (2.54%) Network+ Certification
17 4 (2.03%) CCDP
17 4 (2.03%) NCDA
17 4 (2.03%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.60%) PCI DSS
2 12 (6.09%) PMO
3 9 (4.57%) SLA
4 5 (2.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.02%) GDPR
5 2 (1.02%) ISO 14001
5 2 (1.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 137 (69.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (38.07%) vSphere
3 46 (23.35%) VMware ESXi
4 44 (22.34%) vCloud
5 43 (21.83%) Active Directory
6 36 (18.27%) Hyper-V
7 30 (15.23%) Docker
8 20 (10.15%) Virtual Servers
9 18 (9.14%) NFS
10 17 (8.63%) KVM
11 16 (8.12%) Virtual Desktop
12 14 (7.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 13 (6.60%) Firmware
14 8 (4.06%) Ceph
14 8 (4.06%) Gluster
15 6 (3.05%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (2.03%) XenApp
17 3 (1.52%) Samba
18 2 (1.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 2 (1.02%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (24.37%) Ansible
2 40 (20.30%) SCCM
3 34 (17.26%) vCenter Server
4 33 (16.75%) vRealize
5 27 (13.71%) Puppet
6 26 (13.20%) Kubernetes
6 26 (13.20%) SCOM
7 16 (8.12%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (8.12%) Terraform
8 14 (7.11%) Cisco CUCM
8 14 (7.11%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (6.60%) SCOrch
10 10 (5.08%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (3.05%) Nagios
11 6 (3.05%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 6 (3.05%) WSUS
12 4 (2.03%) Cisco UCCX
12 4 (2.03%) NetBackup
12 4 (2.03%) PowerCLI
12 4 (2.03%) yum
Vendors
1 196 (99.49%) VMware
2 131 (66.50%) Cisco
3 84 (42.64%) Microsoft
4 30 (15.23%) HP
5 28 (14.21%) F5
6 25 (12.69%) NetApp
7 24 (12.18%) Veeam
8 19 (9.64%) Juniper
9 17 (8.63%) EMC
10 16 (8.12%) Citrix
11 14 (7.11%) Dell
11 14 (7.11%) Meraki
12 13 (6.60%) Fortinet
12 13 (6.60%) Red Hat
13 11 (5.58%) CheckPoint
14 10 (5.08%) SolarWinds
15 7 (3.55%) Extreme Networks
15 7 (3.55%) Palo Alto
16 5 (2.54%) Oracle
16 5 (2.54%) Symantec