Period
to 30 November 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 30 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 959 631 873
Rank change year-on-year -328 +242 +69
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 113 96 202
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.088% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.94% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 69 62 138
10th Percentile £42,300 £48,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,750 £58,063 £44,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £66,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.98% +20.45% -15.38%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £90,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 22,854 10,182 23,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.70% 18.61% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15,972 8,782 19,293
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,750 £25,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 30 November 2021.

Salary histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Top 15 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 30 November 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 -292 109 £55,000 -18.52% 22
UK excluding London -199 83 £55,000 - 12
London -242 32 £48,500 -35.33% 11
South East -143 26 £63,750 -1.92% 2
North of England -119 21 £50,000 -3.38% 3
North West -86 18 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Midlands -100 16 £55,000 -38.89% 2
Work from Home -253 16 £47,500 -26.92% 8
West Midlands -91 15 £55,000 - 2
South West -59 13 - - 1
Scotland -69 4 £72,500 - 2
East of England -109 3 £68,000 - 2
North East - 2 £72,500 -
East Midlands -64 1 £47,500 -47.22%
Yorkshire -94 1 £54,000 +8.00% 1

For the 6 months to 30 November 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.

1 113 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (67.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (46.90%) Microsoft
4 50 (44.25%) Data Centre
5 47 (41.59%) Cisco
5 47 (41.59%) Windows
6 46 (40.71%) Azure
7 41 (36.28%) VMware ESXi
8 38 (33.63%) Linux
9 36 (31.86%) Social Skills
10 35 (30.97%) Security Cleared
11 33 (29.20%) VSAN
12 32 (28.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 31 (27.43%) Firewall
14 30 (26.55%) Change Management
15 26 (23.01%) PowerShell
15 26 (23.01%) Public Cloud
16 25 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
17 24 (21.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 21 (18.58%) VCAP
18 21 (18.58%) Storage Management
19 20 (17.70%) Problem-Solving
19 20 (17.70%) Windows Server
20 19 (16.81%) NetApp
20 19 (16.81%) Process Improvement
21 18 (15.93%) Capacity Planning
21 18 (15.93%) IaaS
21 18 (15.93%) Ansible
21 18 (15.93%) AWS
21 18 (15.93%) SAN

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 3 (2.65%) IIS
2 2 (1.77%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 46 (40.71%) Azure
2 18 (15.93%) AWS
2 18 (15.93%) IaaS
3 7 (6.19%) PaaS
3 7 (6.19%) SaaS
4 6 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.65%) Microsoft 365
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (29.20%) VSAN
2 31 (27.43%) Firewall
3 18 (15.93%) SAN
3 18 (15.93%) WAN
4 17 (15.04%) LAN
5 16 (14.16%) DNS
6 9 (7.96%) BGP
6 9 (7.96%) MPLS
6 9 (7.96%) OSPF
7 8 (7.08%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (7.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (7.08%) DHCP
7 8 (7.08%) Network Security
7 8 (7.08%) SD-WAN
7 8 (7.08%) VPN
8 7 (6.19%) Ethernet
9 6 (5.31%) Cisco Firepower
10 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
11 4 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (3.54%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) DB2
2 3 (2.65%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (4.42%) JIRA
3 3 (2.65%) Zephyr
General
1 36 (31.86%) Social Skills
2 25 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.62%) Documentation Skills
3 12 (10.62%) Telecoms
4 9 (7.96%) Banking
5 8 (7.08%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (6.19%) Finance
7 6 (5.31%) Organisational Skills
8 4 (3.54%) Public Sector
9 3 (2.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 3 (2.65%) Influencing Skills
9 3 (2.65%) Legal
9 3 (2.65%) Military
10 2 (1.77%) Games
11 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (25.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (17.70%) Architect
3 15 (13.27%) Consultant
3 15 (13.27%) VMware Engineer
4 12 (10.62%) VMware Consultant
5 11 (9.73%) Azure Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Cloud Consultant
6 10 (8.85%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
6 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 8 (7.08%) Network Architect
7 8 (7.08%) Network Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Senior Architect
9 6 (5.31%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (5.31%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Cloud Architect
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (5.31%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.31%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.73%) ARM Templates
2 7 (6.19%) JSON
3 5 (4.42%) .NET
4 3 (2.65%) Node.js
4 3 (2.65%) Web Services
5 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.88%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.88%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (44.25%) Data Centre
2 26 (23.01%) Public Cloud
3 15 (13.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 13 (11.50%) Virtual Team
5 12 (10.62%) Management Information System
6 11 (9.73%) Linux Command Line
6 11 (9.73%) Private Cloud
7 9 (7.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (6.19%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (5.31%) Enterprise Cloud
10 4 (3.54%) Replication
11 3 (2.65%) Clustering
11 3 (2.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.77%) EMC VNX
12 2 (1.77%) PKI
12 2 (1.77%) Social Media
13 1 (0.88%) FlexPod
13 1 (0.88%) Legacy Systems
13 1 (0.88%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 47 (41.59%) Windows
2 38 (33.63%) Linux
3 20 (17.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (0.88%) Debian
5 1 (0.88%) OpenWrt
5 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (28.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (26.55%) Change Management
3 21 (18.58%) Storage Management
4 20 (17.70%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (16.81%) Process Improvement
6 18 (15.93%) Capacity Planning
7 17 (15.04%) DevOps
7 17 (15.04%) Migration
8 16 (14.16%) Mentoring
8 16 (14.16%) Network Virtualisation
9 15 (13.27%) Capacity Management
9 15 (13.27%) Project Delivery
10 14 (12.39%) PRINCE2
11 13 (11.50%) Information Security
11 13 (11.50%) ITIL
12 12 (10.62%) Communications Security
12 12 (10.62%) Data Privacy
12 12 (10.62%) Load Balancing
12 12 (10.62%) Security Testing
13 11 (9.73%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 26 (23.01%) PowerShell
2 18 (15.93%) Python
3 5 (4.42%) C
3 5 (4.42%) Java
3 5 (4.42%) SQL
4 3 (2.65%) C#
4 3 (2.65%) Go
5 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (30.97%) Security Cleared
2 24 (21.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 21 (18.58%) VCAP
4 18 (15.93%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (15.04%) SC Cleared
6 12 (10.62%) MCSE
6 12 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (7.96%) CCNA
7 9 (7.96%) CCNP
8 8 (7.08%) Degree
9 6 (5.31%) VCDX
10 5 (4.42%) DV Cleared
11 4 (3.54%) CCIE
11 4 (3.54%) VCP5
11 4 (3.54%) VCP6
12 3 (2.65%) CCDP
12 3 (2.65%) HND
13 2 (1.77%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.77%) PMI Certification
13 2 (1.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) QA
System Software
1 76 (67.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (36.28%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (12.39%) Active Directory
4 13 (11.50%) vSphere
5 12 (10.62%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (6.19%) Firmware
7 5 (4.42%) vCloud
8 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.88%) KVM
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (15.93%) Ansible
2 16 (14.16%) vCenter Server
3 13 (11.50%) SCCM
4 11 (9.73%) Failover Clustering
5 10 (8.85%) Terraform
6 8 (7.08%) vRealize
7 7 (6.19%) FortiGate
8 3 (2.65%) PowerCLI
8 3 (2.65%) QRadar
9 2 (1.77%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 2 (1.77%) SCOrch
9 2 (1.77%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 1 (0.88%) Avamar
10 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.88%) Packer
10 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (46.90%) Microsoft
3 47 (41.59%) Cisco
4 19 (16.81%) NetApp
5 17 (15.04%) EMC
6 11 (9.73%) Dell
6 11 (9.73%) Fortinet
6 11 (9.73%) Palo Alto
7 10 (8.85%) Citrix
7 10 (8.85%) SolarWinds
8 9 (7.96%) F5
8 9 (7.96%) Veeam
9 6 (5.31%) CA
9 6 (5.31%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.31%) IBM
9 6 (5.31%) Juniper
10 5 (4.42%) HP
11 4 (3.54%) Cognizant
11 4 (3.54%) Infoblox
11 4 (3.54%) Oracle