Period
to 26 February 2021

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 26 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 651 850 923
Rank change year-on-year +199 +73 +56
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 163 161 217
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.20% 0.77% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 138 116 167
Median annual salary £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.20% +2.08% -7.69%
10th Percentile £48,225 £40,359 £36,750
90th Percentile £84,500 £88,750 £91,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,000 £56,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year +1.33% -2.17% -4.17%

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 13,615 20,932 23,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.30% 17.00% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11,264 17,340 19,627
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%

VMware NSX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VMware NSX as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware NSX.

Salary trend for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware NSX over the 6 months to 26 February 2021.

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 26 February 2021. 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 +233 153 £67,500 +12.50% 34
UK excluding London +162 91 £57,000 +1.33% 22
London +195 62 £77,500 +24.00% 12
South East +148 56 £65,000 +2.04% 6
Work from Home -79 34 £59,750 -4.40% 6
North of England +68 25 £57,000 +20.00% 5
North West +72 23 £57,000 -8.80% 3
South West +29 4 £40,000 -9.09% 5
East of England +87 3 - - 2
Midlands +57 2 - - 4
West Midlands +46 2 - - 4
Yorkshire +21 2 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Scotland +18 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 February 2021, 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.

1 163 (100.00%) VMware
2 119 (73.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 104 (63.80%) Firewall
4 85 (52.15%) vSphere
5 76 (46.63%) VSAN
6 58 (35.58%) Security Cleared
7 55 (33.74%) vRealize
8 52 (31.90%) Cisco
9 51 (31.29%) Windows
9 51 (31.29%) SC Cleared
10 45 (27.61%) Fortinet
11 44 (26.99%) Active Directory
12 42 (25.77%) Migration
12 42 (25.77%) vCloud
13 41 (25.15%) VMware ESXi
13 41 (25.15%) vCenter Server
14 40 (24.54%) EMC
15 39 (23.93%) Data Centre
16 37 (22.70%) Microsoft
17 35 (21.47%) DNS
18 34 (20.86%) Cisco Certification
19 33 (20.25%) Network Security
20 31 (19.02%) Dell
20 31 (19.02%) SAN
21 30 (18.40%) Palo Alto
22 29 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
22 29 (17.79%) SolarWinds
23 28 (17.18%) F5
23 28 (17.18%) ITIL
23 28 (17.18%) Windows Server 2016

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 19 (11.66%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (6.75%) SharePoint
4 10 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.88%) Azure
2 16 (9.82%) AWS
3 5 (3.07%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (2.45%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (2.45%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.45%) SaaS
5 3 (1.84%) GCP
5 3 (1.84%) IaaS
5 3 (1.84%) PaaS
6 2 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.23%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 104 (63.80%) Firewall
2 76 (46.63%) VSAN
3 35 (21.47%) DNS
4 33 (20.25%) Network Security
5 31 (19.02%) SAN
6 25 (15.34%) OSPF
7 23 (14.11%) VPN
8 22 (13.50%) WAN
9 21 (12.88%) BGP
9 21 (12.88%) BIG-IP
9 21 (12.88%) DHCP
10 20 (12.27%) VoIP
11 18 (11.04%) LAN
12 16 (9.82%) TCP/IP
13 15 (9.20%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (9.20%) IPsec
14 13 (7.98%) Software-Defined Networking
15 11 (6.75%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (6.13%) Cisco Firepower
17 9 (5.52%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.23%) MySQL
3 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.61%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (10.43%) Finance
2 11 (6.75%) Banking
3 7 (4.29%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.07%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.84%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.84%) Military
5 3 (1.84%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.61%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Police
6 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (25.15%) Architect
2 37 (22.70%) Consultant
3 33 (20.25%) Network Engineer
4 27 (16.56%) VMware Consultant
5 25 (15.34%) VMware Architect
6 17 (10.43%) Infrastructure Architect
6 17 (10.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 17 (10.43%) Senior Consultant
7 16 (9.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (9.82%) Network Architect
7 16 (9.82%) Senior Architect
8 15 (9.20%) VMware Engineer
9 14 (8.59%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (7.36%) Senior VMware Architect
10 12 (7.36%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (6.75%) IT Engineer
11 11 (6.75%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (6.75%) Server Engineer
12 9 (5.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 9 (5.52%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.52%) JSON
2 4 (2.45%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.23%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.61%) Leaflet
4 1 (0.61%) Web Services
4 1 (0.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.93%) Data Centre
2 21 (12.88%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.36%) Public Cloud
4 11 (6.75%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (5.52%) Hedge funds
6 8 (4.91%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.68%) Fibre Optics
8 3 (1.84%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.23%) EMC VNXe
9 2 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.61%) PKI
10 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (31.29%) Windows
2 28 (17.18%) Windows Server 2016
3 25 (15.34%) Linux
4 21 (12.88%) Windows 10
4 21 (12.88%) Windows Server 2019
5 20 (12.27%) Windows Server
6 19 (11.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.77%) Migration
2 29 (17.79%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (17.18%) ITIL
4 24 (14.72%) IT Strategy
5 23 (14.11%) Service Management
6 21 (12.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 21 (12.88%) Network Design
6 21 (12.88%) Network Virtualisation
7 19 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (11.66%) ITIL V3
8 18 (11.04%) Presales
9 12 (7.36%) Change Management
10 9 (5.52%) Business Development
11 7 (4.29%) DevOps
11 7 (4.29%) Infrastructure as Code
11 7 (4.29%) Server Virtualisation
11 7 (4.29%) Technical Leadership
12 6 (3.68%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (3.68%) Configuration Management
12 6 (3.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.66%) PowerShell
2 16 (9.82%) Python
3 4 (2.45%) PHP
3 4 (2.45%) R
4 2 (1.23%) SQL
5 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 58 (35.58%) Security Cleared
2 51 (31.29%) SC Cleared
3 34 (20.86%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (15.95%) CCNP
4 26 (15.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (14.72%) CCNA
6 12 (7.36%) VCP6
7 11 (6.75%) DV Cleared
7 11 (6.75%) MCSE
7 11 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (6.13%) Degree
8 10 (6.13%) MCP
8 10 (6.13%) MCSA
9 7 (4.29%) CCIE
10 5 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.84%) CCDP
12 2 (1.23%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.23%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.61%) LPIC
13 1 (0.61%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) GDPR
2 1 (0.61%) JSP 440
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (73.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (52.15%) vSphere
3 44 (26.99%) Active Directory
4 42 (25.77%) vCloud
5 41 (25.15%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (17.18%) Virtual Servers
7 21 (12.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.84%) Docker
10 2 (1.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.61%) Firmware
11 1 (0.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 55 (33.74%) vRealize
2 41 (25.15%) vCenter Server
3 25 (15.34%) Ansible
4 21 (12.88%) Terraform
5 15 (9.20%) SCCM
6 10 (6.13%) SCOM
7 8 (4.91%) FortiGate
8 5 (3.07%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 4 (2.45%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (2.45%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (2.45%) ITRS Geneos
9 4 (2.45%) Kubernetes
10 3 (1.84%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.23%) Nessus
11 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
11 2 (1.23%) Puppet
12 1 (0.61%) OPNET
12 1 (0.61%) PowerCLI
12 1 (0.61%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 163 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (31.90%) Cisco
3 45 (27.61%) Fortinet
4 40 (24.54%) EMC
5 37 (22.70%) Microsoft
6 31 (19.02%) Dell
7 30 (18.40%) Palo Alto
8 29 (17.79%) SolarWinds
9 28 (17.18%) F5
10 15 (9.20%) Juniper
11 12 (7.36%) NetApp
12 9 (5.52%) CommVault
13 8 (4.91%) CA
13 8 (4.91%) CheckPoint
14 7 (4.29%) Veeam
15 6 (3.68%) HP
16 5 (3.07%) Splunk
17 4 (2.45%) ExtraHop
17 4 (2.45%) Radianz
18 3 (1.84%) Citrix