Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware NSX
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1062 1039 1226
Rank change year-on-year -23 +187 +106
Permanent jobs citing VMware NSX 136 179 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.095% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.77% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 108 129 58
UK median annual salary £57,885 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.24% -3.57% +55.56%
10th Percentile £40,000 £36,946 £51,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £84,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -21.43% +55.56%

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 23010 23391 24817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.91% 12.40% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 19260 19638 20712
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware NSX in the UK

VMware NSX
Top 10 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 19 November 2017. 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 +23 132 £57,885 -17.31% 11
UK excluding London +2 67 £50,000 -9.09% 8
London -7 65 £58,500 -22.00% 4
South East +58 32 £50,000 -28.57% 1
East of England +27 17 £67,500 - 2
North of England -8 10 £46,250 +0.54% 1
Yorkshire +31 7 £47,500 -44.12% 1
South West +8 7 £45,000 -18.18%
North West -19 3 £45,000 -2.17%
Scotland -31 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware NSX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VMware NSX.

1 136 (100.00%) VMware
2 85 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (57.35%) Linux
4 73 (53.68%) Windows
5 61 (44.85%) Data Centre
6 58 (42.65%) Firewall
7 57 (41.91%) VMware ESXi
8 51 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
8 51 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
9 50 (36.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 49 (36.03%) Cisco
11 43 (31.62%) vRealize
12 39 (28.68%) Migration
13 38 (27.94%) Unix
13 38 (27.94%) DevOps
14 37 (27.21%) Bash Shell
14 37 (27.21%) vCenter Server
15 36 (26.47%) CCNP
15 36 (26.47%) Security Cleared
16 33 (24.26%) Microsoft
17 32 (23.53%) VPN
18 31 (22.79%) Cisco ASA
19 30 (22.06%) PowerShell
20 29 (21.32%) Juniper
20 29 (21.32%) BGP
21 28 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
21 28 (20.59%) Puppet
22 27 (19.85%) SolarWinds
22 27 (19.85%) TCP/IP
23 26 (19.12%) Oracle

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 20 (14.71%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.47%) Apache
2 2 (1.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.74%) Confluence
3 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.74%) IIS
3 1 (0.74%) nginx
3 1 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 51 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (36.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (9.56%) SaaS
4 9 (6.62%) OpenShift
5 7 (5.15%) IaaS
5 7 (5.15%) Office 365
6 6 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (4.41%) PaaS
7 5 (3.68%) CloudBees
8 4 (2.94%) Akamai
9 1 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.74%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (42.65%) Firewall
2 32 (23.53%) VPN
3 31 (22.79%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (21.32%) BGP
5 27 (19.85%) TCP/IP
6 26 (19.12%) OSPF
7 19 (13.97%) DHCP
7 19 (13.97%) DNS
7 19 (13.97%) IPsec
7 19 (13.97%) SAN
8 18 (13.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (11.76%) MPLS
9 16 (11.76%) NetScaler
10 14 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (10.29%) Wireless
11 13 (9.56%) IPv4
11 13 (9.56%) IPv6
11 13 (9.56%) SNMP
11 13 (9.56%) WAN
11 13 (9.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.44%) MySQL
2 4 (2.94%) Big Data
3 2 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.74%) MS Access
4 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) JIRA
2 10 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.35%) Redmine
3 6 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (4.41%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (11.76%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Games
3 7 (5.15%) Retail
3 7 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.94%) Marketing
5 2 (1.47%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Banking
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Local Government
6 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (22.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 21 (15.44%) Network Engineer
4 19 (13.97%) Consultant
5 18 (13.24%) Architect
6 17 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
7 13 (9.56%) Systems Engineer
7 13 (9.56%) VMware Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (6.62%) Cloud Consultant
9 9 (6.62%) Principal Consultant
10 8 (5.88%) Network Architect
10 8 (5.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Analyst
11 7 (5.15%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 7 (5.15%) Linux Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Senior VMware Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) Network Analyst
12 6 (4.41%) Senior Network Engineer
13 5 (3.68%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.09%) 802.1X
1 11 (8.09%) XMPP
2 9 (6.62%) Web Services
3 4 (2.94%) Java EE
3 4 (2.94%) STL
4 2 (1.47%) CSS
4 2 (1.47%) HTML
4 2 (1.47%) XML
5 1 (0.74%) LAMP
5 1 (0.74%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.74%) Middleware
5 1 (0.74%) PHP-FPM
5 1 (0.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (44.85%) Data Centre
2 21 (15.44%) Public Cloud
3 13 (9.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 11 (8.09%) Computer Science
4 11 (8.09%) DataPower
5 7 (5.15%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.15%) Private Cloud
6 5 (3.68%) Cloud Native
6 5 (3.68%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.68%) Enterprise Cloud
6 5 (3.68%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.94%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.94%) Internet of Things
7 4 (2.94%) PKI
8 3 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (2.21%) Replication
9 2 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.47%) NHS
10 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 78 (57.35%) Linux
2 73 (53.68%) Windows
3 38 (27.94%) Unix
4 8 (5.88%) CentOS
4 8 (5.88%) Mac OS
4 8 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (4.41%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.74%) VMS
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.68%) Migration
2 38 (27.94%) DevOps
3 28 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (14.71%) ITIL
5 16 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 15 (11.03%) Cybersecurity
6 15 (11.03%) Presales
7 14 (10.29%) High Availability
7 14 (10.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (10.29%) User Stories
8 13 (9.56%) Customer Requirements
8 13 (9.56%) Service Management
9 12 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (8.82%) Project Management
10 11 (8.09%) Network Virtualisation
10 11 (8.09%) Systems Analysis
11 10 (7.35%) E-Commerce
11 10 (7.35%) Network Management
11 10 (7.35%) Software Engineering
12 9 (6.62%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.21%) Bash Shell
2 30 (22.06%) PowerShell
3 23 (16.91%) Python
4 20 (14.71%) SQL
5 14 (10.29%) Korn
6 10 (7.35%) C
7 6 (4.41%) JavaScript
7 6 (4.41%) PHP
8 5 (3.68%) Go
8 5 (3.68%) Java
8 5 (3.68%) Ruby
9 4 (2.94%) C#
9 4 (2.94%) C++
9 4 (2.94%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (26.47%) CCNP
2 36 (26.47%) Security Cleared
3 22 (16.18%) CCNA
3 22 (16.18%) Degree
4 21 (15.44%) DV Cleared
4 21 (15.44%) SC Cleared
5 18 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (13.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (12.50%) MCSE
7 14 (10.29%) CCIE
8 13 (9.56%) CCDP
9 11 (8.09%) CISSP
9 11 (8.09%) SANS
10 10 (7.35%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (7.35%) Linux+ Certification
10 10 (7.35%) Network+ Certification
10 10 (7.35%) Security+ Certification
10 10 (7.35%) SSCP
10 10 (7.35%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.74%) GDPR
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 85 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (41.91%) VMware ESXi
3 25 (18.38%) Active Directory
4 23 (16.91%) vSphere
5 14 (10.29%) vCloud
6 12 (8.82%) Docker
7 11 (8.09%) NFS
8 10 (7.35%) Samba
9 5 (3.68%) Hyper-V
10 3 (2.21%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.74%) Corosync
12 1 (0.74%) PowerDNS
12 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (31.62%) vRealize
2 37 (27.21%) vCenter Server
3 28 (20.59%) Puppet
4 24 (17.65%) SCCM
5 23 (16.91%) Ansible
6 18 (13.24%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (8.82%) Cacti
7 12 (8.82%) Cisco CUCM
8 11 (8.09%) Nagios
9 10 (7.35%) Kubernetes
10 5 (3.68%) AirWatch
11 3 (2.21%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (2.21%) Terraform
12 1 (0.74%) Check_MK
12 1 (0.74%) Cisco CME
12 1 (0.74%) Galera Cluster
12 1 (0.74%) Icinga
12 1 (0.74%) logstash
12 1 (0.74%) Pacemaker
12 1 (0.74%) Packer
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (36.03%) Cisco
3 33 (24.26%) Microsoft
4 29 (21.32%) Juniper
5 27 (19.85%) SolarWinds
6 26 (19.12%) Oracle
7 19 (13.97%) Palo Alto
8 18 (13.24%) EMC
9 17 (12.50%) Citrix
10 16 (11.76%) F5
10 16 (11.76%) NetApp
10 16 (11.76%) Red Hat
11 14 (10.29%) IBM
12 11 (8.09%) CheckPoint
12 11 (8.09%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (6.62%) Aruba
14 8 (5.88%) HP
14 8 (5.88%) Meraki
15 7 (5.15%) Fortinet
15 7 (5.15%) ServiceNow