Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for VMware Workstation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Workstation over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Workstation
UK
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1079 1005 1127
Rank change year-on-year -74 +122 +43
Permanent jobs citing VMware Workstation 96 161 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.094% 0.075%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.76% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 90 154 141
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +30.77% -10.96% +36.45%

VMware Workstation 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 24,275 21,249 24,915
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.09% 12.45% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 19,669 17,825 21,090
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +4.17%

VMware Workstation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VMware Workstation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Workstation.

Salary trend for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Workstation over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Workstation within the UK over the 6 months to 27 May 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 -67 85 £42,500 - 9
UK excluding London -39 56 £42,500 +30.77% 11
London -34 34 £46,500 +9.41% 2
Midlands +25 22 £52,500 - 1
West Midlands +9 18 £52,500 -
East of England +14 13 £42,500 +30.77% 2
North of England +9 6 £45,000 +40.63% 2
South West -23 5 £40,000 +63.27%
South East -38 5 £35,000 +32.08% 2
East Midlands -3 4 £30,000 -42.86% 1
Scotland -37 4 £52,500 -
North West -5 3 £33,500 +3.88% 1
North East - 3 £52,500 -
Channel Islands -5 1 £29,500 -9.23% 1

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation.

1 96 (100.00%) VMware
2 79 (82.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 51 (53.13%) Active Directory
5 45 (46.88%) Windows
5 45 (46.88%) Hyper-V
6 33 (34.38%) TCP/IP
6 33 (34.38%) Windows Server
7 31 (32.29%) SQL
8 30 (31.25%) Linux
8 30 (31.25%) Skype for Business
9 27 (28.13%) Office 365
9 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (28.13%) SCCM
9 27 (28.13%) MS Exchange
10 26 (27.08%) DNS
11 25 (26.04%) Cisco
11 25 (26.04%) Firewall
12 23 (23.96%) Citrix
13 22 (22.92%) NetApp
14 21 (21.88%) DHCP
14 21 (21.88%) EMC
15 20 (20.83%) Windows 7
15 20 (20.83%) 3PAR
16 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
16 19 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (19.79%) Windows 10
17 18 (18.75%) CCNA
17 18 (18.75%) Finance
17 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012

VMware Workstation
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 30 (31.25%) Skype for Business
2 27 (28.13%) MS Exchange
3 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (7.29%) nginx
5 5 (5.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (4.17%) Apache
7 3 (3.13%) IIS
7 3 (3.13%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.13%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.08%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (7.29%) HipChat
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP EHS
Cloud Services
1 27 (28.13%) Office 365
2 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.29%) Dropbox
5 4 (4.17%) IaaS
6 3 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (3.13%) DigitalOcean
6 3 (3.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.13%) Linode
6 3 (3.13%) Slack
7 1 (1.04%) G Suite
7 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.04%) PaaS
7 1 (1.04%) SaaS
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (34.38%) TCP/IP
2 26 (27.08%) DNS
3 25 (26.04%) Firewall
4 21 (21.88%) DHCP
5 8 (8.33%) VLAN
5 8 (8.33%) VoIP
5 8 (8.33%) VPN
6 7 (7.29%) WAN
7 6 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (6.25%) Internet
8 5 (5.21%) LAN
8 5 (5.21%) Wireless
9 3 (3.13%) AMQP
9 3 (3.13%) IPsec
9 3 (3.13%) Network Security
9 3 (3.13%) SSH
9 3 (3.13%) SSL
9 3 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) MySQL
1 10 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (18.75%) Finance
2 11 (11.46%) Back Office
3 9 (9.38%) Military
4 7 (7.29%) Marketing
4 7 (7.29%) Multimedia
4 7 (7.29%) Publishing
5 5 (5.21%) Banking
5 5 (5.21%) Retail
6 3 (3.13%) Italian Language
7 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (21.88%) Analyst
2 21 (21.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 12 (12.50%) Administrator
5 11 (11.46%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (11.46%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Active Directory Analyst
7 8 (8.33%) IT Support
8 7 (7.29%) Active Directory Support
8 7 (7.29%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Backend Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Developer
8 7 (7.29%) Exchange Support
8 7 (7.29%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Windows Support Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) IT Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.42%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (7.29%) LAMP
2 7 (7.29%) LEMP Stack
2 7 (7.29%) Node.js
2 7 (7.29%) Web Services
3 4 (4.17%) 802.1X
4 3 (3.13%) boto
4 3 (3.13%) LDAP
5 2 (2.08%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.04%) Spring
6 1 (1.04%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.33%) iPad
2 8 (8.33%) iPhone
3 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.29%) Digital Media
3 7 (7.29%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (5.21%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.13%) Fintech
6 3 (3.13%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.13%) NHS
6 3 (3.13%) PKI
6 3 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.13%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (46.88%) Windows
2 33 (34.38%) Windows Server
3 30 (31.25%) Linux
4 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 19 (19.79%) Windows 10
7 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (11.46%) Apple iOS
9 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (7.29%) Debian
10 7 (7.29%) Mac OS
11 6 (6.25%) Solaris
12 5 (5.21%) BlackBerry OS
13 3 (3.13%) Android
13 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
13 3 (3.13%) Unix
14 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
15 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.67%) ITIL
2 14 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 9 (9.38%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.29%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (7.29%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (7.29%) Microservices
5 7 (7.29%) Scrum
5 7 (7.29%) Workflow
6 6 (6.25%) Business Development
7 5 (5.21%) Coaching
7 5 (5.21%) Investment Management
7 5 (5.21%) Office Automation
7 5 (5.21%) Patch Management
7 5 (5.21%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.17%) Operations Management
8 4 (4.17%) Resource Allocation
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.29%) SQL
2 12 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 10 (10.42%) Java
3 10 (10.42%) Python
4 7 (7.29%) Erlang
4 7 (7.29%) Go
4 7 (7.29%) Haskell
4 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.29%) PHP
5 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.08%) VBScript
7 1 (1.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.75%) CCNA
3 15 (15.63%) DV Cleared
4 13 (13.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
5 9 (9.38%) A+ Certification
5 9 (9.38%) MCSA
6 8 (8.33%) MCSE
7 7 (7.29%) Degree
8 4 (4.17%) MCITP
8 4 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (3.13%) CCNP
9 3 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (3.13%) MCP
10 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) PMO
3 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.04%) PMBOK
System Software
1 79 (82.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (53.13%) Active Directory
3 45 (46.88%) Hyper-V
4 9 (9.38%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (7.29%) vSphere
5 7 (7.29%) XenApp
6 6 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (6.25%) Terminal Services
6 6 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (6.25%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.13%) Snort
7 3 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (3.13%) Xen
8 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.08%) Squid
9 1 (1.04%) NFS
9 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (28.13%) SCCM
2 15 (15.63%) SCOM
3 13 (13.54%) WSUS
4 7 (7.29%) Kubernetes
5 6 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 6 (6.25%) FortiGate
5 6 (6.25%) MOM
6 4 (4.17%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.13%) Ansible
7 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.13%) Puppet
7 3 (3.13%) Salt
7 3 (3.13%) Snorby
7 3 (3.13%) Suricata
7 3 (3.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (3.13%) Terraform
8 2 (2.08%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (2.08%) ThinApp
9 1 (1.04%) Graphite
Vendors
1 96 (100.00%) VMware
2 66 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 25 (26.04%) Cisco
4 23 (23.96%) Citrix
5 22 (22.92%) NetApp
6 21 (21.88%) EMC
7 20 (20.83%) 3PAR
8 16 (16.67%) HP
9 12 (12.50%) Apple
10 8 (8.33%) Veeam
11 7 (7.29%) Perforce
12 6 (6.25%) F5
12 6 (6.25%) Juniper
12 6 (6.25%) McAfee
13 5 (5.21%) Avaya
14 4 (4.17%) Google
14 4 (4.17%) Sophos
15 3 (3.13%) Kaspersky
15 3 (3.13%) ProCurve
15 3 (3.13%) SonicWALL