Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 925 1064 1066
Rank change year-on-year +139 +2 +202
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 233 119 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.068% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 0.95% 0.52% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 181 96 116
UK median annual salary £70,000 £57,770 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.17% -14.41% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,120
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £66,250 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +35.90% -11.36% -18.52%

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 24,551 22,922 23,766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.91% 13.07% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 20,054 19,309 20,029
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -

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 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Top 13 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 16 October 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 +136 199 £66,250 +14.68% 33
UK excluding London +67 120 £66,250 +35.90% 24
London +89 97 £70,000 +19.66% 13
South East +30 40 £67,500 +28.57% 11
Scotland - 23 £70,000 - 4
East of England +24 19 £67,500 -
South West +24 16 £45,000 - 1
North of England +21 15 £60,000 +26.32% 7
West Midlands - 14 £50,000 - 1
Midlands - 14 £50,000 - 1
North West +18 11 £55,000 +27.17% 2
North East - 3 £70,000 - 1
Yorkshire +15 1 £60,000 +26.32% 4

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 233 (100.00%) VMware
2 151 (64.81%) Cisco
3 120 (51.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 106 (45.49%) Data Centre
5 96 (41.20%) Microsoft Azure
6 92 (39.48%) Amazon AWS
6 92 (39.48%) Firewall
7 74 (31.76%) Cisco Certification
8 73 (31.33%) Windows
9 70 (30.04%) vSphere
10 67 (28.76%) Linux
11 65 (27.90%) Microsoft
12 63 (27.04%) Hybrid Cloud
13 62 (26.61%) VSAN
14 58 (24.89%) Wireless
15 57 (24.46%) Presales
16 56 (24.03%) CCNP
17 54 (23.18%) Cisco Nexus
18 53 (22.75%) vRealize
19 48 (20.60%) Cisco ASA
20 47 (20.17%) EMC
20 47 (20.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 46 (19.74%) SolarWinds
22 45 (19.31%) PowerShell
23 44 (18.88%) Security Cleared
23 44 (18.88%) vCenter Server
24 42 (18.03%) Active Directory
25 40 (17.17%) Python
25 40 (17.17%) CheckPoint
26 39 (16.74%) 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 17 (7.30%) OpenStack
2 12 (5.15%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 5 (2.15%) IIS
5 5 (2.15%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 96 (41.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (39.48%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (8.58%) SaaS
4 15 (6.44%) IaaS
4 15 (6.44%) PaaS
5 12 (5.15%) Office 365
6 8 (3.43%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.72%) Akamai
7 4 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.72%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.72%) Route 53
7 4 (1.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.29%) CloudBees
8 3 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 92 (39.48%) Firewall
2 62 (26.61%) VSAN
3 58 (24.89%) Wireless
4 54 (23.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 48 (20.60%) Cisco ASA
6 39 (16.74%) VPN
7 35 (15.02%) WAN
8 32 (13.73%) BGP
9 29 (12.45%) SAN
10 28 (12.02%) VLAN
11 27 (11.59%) DNS
11 27 (11.59%) OSPF
12 26 (11.16%) MPLS
13 24 (10.30%) LAN
13 24 (10.30%) TCP/IP
14 23 (9.87%) IPsec
15 22 (9.44%) Network Security
15 22 (9.44%) Wireshark
16 21 (9.01%) DHCP
17 20 (8.58%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.01%) Big Data
2 5 (2.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (6.87%) JIRA
2 15 (6.44%) Redmine
3 5 (2.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.29%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.43%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.43%) CF BOSH
6 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 20 (8.58%) Finance
2 15 (6.44%) Games
3 12 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.00%) Retail
5 5 (2.15%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) French Language
6 1 (0.43%) German Language
6 1 (0.43%) Military
6 1 (0.43%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 92 (39.48%) Architect
2 56 (24.03%) Cloud Architect
3 39 (16.74%) Network Engineer
4 38 (16.31%) Azure Architect
4 38 (16.31%) Cisco Architect
5 37 (15.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (9.44%) Consultant
7 20 (8.58%) Infrastructure Architect
8 18 (7.73%) AWS Architect
8 18 (7.73%) VMware Engineer
9 17 (7.30%) Platform Engineer
10 16 (6.87%) Linux Engineer
10 16 (6.87%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (6.87%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (6.44%) Windows Engineer
11 15 (6.44%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (6.01%) Network Architect
13 13 (5.58%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
14 10 (4.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.73%) Web Services
2 16 (6.87%) JSON
3 13 (5.58%) 802.1X
4 8 (3.43%) XMPP
5 4 (1.72%) CSS
6 3 (1.29%) .NET
6 3 (1.29%) HTML
6 3 (1.29%) XML
7 2 (0.86%) REST
8 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.43%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.43%) Middleware
8 1 (0.43%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 106 (45.49%) Data Centre
2 63 (27.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 33 (14.16%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 24 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (8.58%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (7.73%) Public Cloud
7 17 (7.30%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (6.44%) Computer Science
9 14 (6.01%) Fat Client
9 14 (6.01%) Private Cloud
9 14 (6.01%) Thin Client
10 11 (4.72%) EMC VMAX
11 8 (3.43%) DataPower
11 8 (3.43%) EMC VNX
11 8 (3.43%) HP StoreVirtual
12 5 (2.15%) FlexPod
13 4 (1.72%) PKI
14 2 (0.86%) NHS
15 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
15 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 73 (31.33%) Windows
2 67 (28.76%) Linux
3 31 (13.30%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.58%) Unix
4 13 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.58%) CentOS
7 6 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.15%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.43%) SUSE
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (24.46%) Presales
2 47 (20.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (15.88%) ITIL
4 33 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (14.16%) Load Balancing
5 28 (12.02%) Cybersecurity
6 27 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
7 26 (11.16%) Network Virtualisation
8 23 (9.87%) DevOps
8 23 (9.87%) Migration
9 22 (9.44%) High Availability
10 21 (9.01%) Mentoring
11 18 (7.73%) Software Engineering
12 16 (6.87%) Customer Requirements
12 16 (6.87%) Network Design
13 15 (6.44%) Coaching
13 15 (6.44%) User Stories
14 14 (6.01%) Service Management
15 11 (4.72%) Decision-Making
16 10 (4.29%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.31%) PowerShell
2 40 (17.17%) Python
3 36 (15.45%) Bash Shell
4 21 (9.01%) Korn
5 20 (8.58%) C
6 16 (6.87%) SQL
7 11 (4.72%) Perl
8 9 (3.86%) Ruby
9 5 (2.15%) Tcl
10 4 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.29%) C++
11 3 (1.29%) Go
11 3 (1.29%) Java
11 3 (1.29%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.43%) Lisp
12 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 74 (31.76%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (24.03%) CCNP
3 44 (18.88%) Security Cleared
4 39 (16.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 33 (14.16%) CCNA
6 30 (12.88%) CCIE
7 29 (12.45%) DV Cleared
8 25 (10.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (9.87%) MCSE
10 21 (9.01%) CCDP
11 19 (8.15%) Degree
12 18 (7.73%) Network+ Certification
13 17 (7.30%) SC Cleared
14 15 (6.44%) CISSP
14 15 (6.44%) CompTIA Security+
14 15 (6.44%) GIAC
14 15 (6.44%) Linux+ Certification
14 15 (6.44%) SANS
14 15 (6.44%) SSCP
15 12 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.86%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.72%) QA
4 2 (0.86%) GDPR
4 2 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 120 (51.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (30.04%) vSphere
3 42 (18.03%) Active Directory
4 35 (15.02%) VMware ESXi
5 30 (12.88%) Docker
6 25 (10.73%) vCloud
7 22 (9.44%) NFS
8 18 (7.73%) Hyper-V
9 16 (6.87%) XenDesktop
10 15 (6.44%) Samba
10 15 (6.44%) XenApp
11 8 (3.43%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (3.43%) Terminal Services
11 8 (3.43%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (2.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 4 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (1.29%) Firmware
15 2 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
16 1 (0.43%) Ceph
16 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 53 (22.75%) vRealize
2 44 (18.88%) vCenter Server
3 36 (15.45%) Kubernetes
4 29 (12.45%) SCOrch
5 23 (9.87%) Ansible
6 18 (7.73%) Nagios
6 18 (7.73%) Puppet
7 17 (7.30%) Cisco Prime
8 16 (6.87%) SCVMM
9 14 (6.01%) PowerCLI
10 13 (5.58%) SCCM
11 9 (3.86%) Cacti
11 9 (3.86%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 8 (3.43%) Cisco CUCM
13 7 (3.00%) CASB
14 5 (2.15%) ArcSight ESM
15 4 (1.72%) Cisco CME
15 4 (1.72%) EMC VPLEX
15 4 (1.72%) Single Sign-On
15 4 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 233 (100.00%) VMware
2 151 (64.81%) Cisco
3 65 (27.90%) Microsoft
4 47 (20.17%) EMC
5 46 (19.74%) SolarWinds
6 40 (17.17%) CheckPoint
7 36 (15.45%) F5
8 34 (14.59%) IBM
9 32 (13.73%) HP
10 31 (13.30%) Citrix
10 31 (13.30%) Palo Alto
11 30 (12.88%) Juniper
11 30 (12.88%) NetApp
12 20 (8.58%) Red Hat
13 19 (8.15%) Dell
14 13 (5.58%) SAP
15 12 (5.15%) Fortinet
16 10 (4.29%) Meraki
17 9 (3.86%) Aruba
17 9 (3.86%) Blue Coat