Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Workstation
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1000 1066 1063
Rank change year-on-year +66 -3 +42
Permanent jobs citing VMware Workstation 70 105 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.064% 0.079%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.43% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 60 101 114
UK median annual salary £33,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -21.05% +26.67%
10th Percentile £25,575 £26,250 £21,475
90th Percentile £62,250 £52,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £30,894 £30,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +2.98% -9.09% -2.94%

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 23,653 24,493 22,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.24% 14.89% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19,462 19,995 19,299
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%

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 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Top 12 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 17 October 2019. 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 +89 65 £33,000 -17.50% 15
UK excluding London +76 37 £30,894 +2.98% 10
London +63 31 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North West +54 15 £30,894 -23.72%
North of England +37 15 £30,894 -18.16% 1
South East +38 8 £32,500 +7.21% 4
South West +14 6 £29,000 -17.14% 3
East of England +41 4 £50,000 +72.41%
Channel Islands +1 2 £24,500 -16.95%
Midlands +31 1 £30,000 - 2
Scotland - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £30,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 70 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (72.86%) Windows
3 50 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 50 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 47 (67.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (50.00%) Azure
6 33 (47.14%) Windows 10
7 31 (44.29%) ITIL
8 30 (42.86%) SCCM
8 30 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 27 (38.57%) TCP/IP
9 27 (38.57%) Office 365
9 27 (38.57%) Windows Server
10 26 (37.14%) PowerShell
11 23 (32.86%) SharePoint
12 22 (31.43%) DNS
13 21 (30.00%) LAN
13 21 (30.00%) Firewall
14 19 (27.14%) WAN
15 18 (25.71%) Hyper-V
16 17 (24.29%) Problem-Solving
17 16 (22.86%) AWS
17 16 (22.86%) VPN
17 16 (22.86%) Degree
18 15 (21.43%) Migration
18 15 (21.43%) Cisco
18 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
18 15 (21.43%) SolarWinds
19 14 (20.00%) Puppet
19 14 (20.00%) Bash Shell

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 23 (32.86%) SharePoint
2 14 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (15.71%) IIS
4 8 (11.43%) OpenStack
5 7 (10.00%) Skype for Business
6 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.43%) JCAPS
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (50.00%) Azure
2 27 (38.57%) Office 365
3 16 (22.86%) AWS
4 14 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (11.43%) DigitalOcean
5 8 (11.43%) GCP
5 8 (11.43%) IaaS
5 8 (11.43%) Linode
6 6 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (8.57%) GitHub
6 6 (8.57%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.86%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) TCP/IP
2 22 (31.43%) DNS
3 21 (30.00%) Firewall
3 21 (30.00%) LAN
4 19 (27.14%) WAN
5 16 (22.86%) VPN
6 12 (17.14%) Network Security
7 11 (15.71%) DMZ
8 9 (12.86%) DHCP
9 7 (10.00%) Skype
10 6 (8.57%) SMTP
10 6 (8.57%) VLAN
11 5 (7.14%) VoIP
12 4 (5.71%) Internet
12 4 (5.71%) Wireless
13 3 (4.29%) AMQP
13 3 (4.29%) Intrusion Detection
13 3 (4.29%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
15 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 6 (8.57%) MySQL
2 6 (8.57%) Power BI
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.43%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 6 (8.57%) Bitbucket
1 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 14 (20.00%) Finance
1 14 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (15.71%) Fire and Rescue
2 11 (15.71%) Police
2 11 (15.71%) Public Sector
3 6 (8.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Law
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Analyst
3 11 (15.71%) AWS Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Desktop Support
4 8 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) IT Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Associate Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Azure Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Database Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) IT Support
6 6 (8.57%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) boto
2 6 (8.57%) LDAP
3 3 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.43%) Middleware
4 1 (1.43%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.14%) Management Information System
3 11 (15.71%) Data Protection Act
4 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (11.43%) Virtual Team
6 6 (8.57%) BYOD
6 6 (8.57%) Private Cloud
6 6 (8.57%) Public Cloud
7 4 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (4.29%) Replication
9 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
9 2 (2.86%) iPad
9 2 (2.86%) User Experience
9 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.43%) iPhone
10 1 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (1.43%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 51 (72.86%) Windows
2 33 (47.14%) Windows 10
3 27 (38.57%) Windows Server
4 13 (18.57%) Linux
5 12 (17.14%) Windows 7
6 10 (14.29%) Unix
6 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
8 3 (4.29%) Android
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.29%) ITIL
2 30 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 17 (24.29%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (21.43%) Migration
5 14 (20.00%) DevOps
6 13 (18.57%) Change Management
7 11 (15.71%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.71%) Data Protection
7 11 (15.71%) Data Security
7 11 (15.71%) Identity Management
7 11 (15.71%) PRINCE2
8 9 (12.86%) Decision-Making
9 8 (11.43%) Fintech
10 7 (10.00%) Change Control
10 7 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
11 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
11 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure as Code
11 6 (8.57%) ITSM
11 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) PowerShell
2 14 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 14 (20.00%) Python
3 7 (10.00%) SQL
4 2 (2.86%) Perl
4 2 (2.86%) VB
5 1 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.86%) CCNA
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.86%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.86%) MCSE
5 1 (1.43%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (1.43%) CEH
5 1 (1.43%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 50 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 47 (67.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (25.71%) Hyper-V
4 11 (15.71%) XenApp
5 8 (11.43%) Xen
6 6 (8.57%) Docker
7 5 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (4.29%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.43%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 30 (42.86%) SCCM
2 14 (20.00%) Ansible
2 14 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (20.00%) Puppet
2 14 (20.00%) Terraform
3 12 (17.14%) SCOM
4 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (11.43%) Salt
7 6 (8.57%) Kubernetes
8 5 (7.14%) WSUS
9 2 (2.86%) Nessus
9 2 (2.86%) ZENworks
10 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
10 1 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle Statspack
10 1 (1.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 15 (21.43%) Cisco
3 15 (21.43%) SolarWinds
4 12 (17.14%) Citrix
5 11 (15.71%) Apple
5 11 (15.71%) NetApp
5 11 (15.71%) Palo Alto
6 10 (14.29%) Atlassian
7 8 (11.43%) Google
8 7 (10.00%) ServiceNow
9 6 (8.57%) Veeam
10 5 (7.14%) Avaya
10 5 (7.14%) HP
11 4 (5.71%) Dell
11 4 (5.71%) TOWER Software
12 2 (2.86%) Meraki
12 2 (2.86%) Oracle
13 1 (1.43%) EMC
13 1 (1.43%) IBM