Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Workstation
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1057 1072 1157
Rank change year-on-year +15 +85 +25
Permanent jobs citing VMware Workstation 135 156 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.082% 0.072%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.66% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 111 143 121
UK median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% +7.14% -16.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,000 £34,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year - +21.43% -33.33%

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 22782 23736 25029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.08% 12.43% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19180 19970 20854
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.05%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%

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 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Top 11 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 20 October 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 +43 129 £47,500 +26.67% 3
UK excluding London +40 78 £34,000 - 3
London +28 57 £50,000 +12.36%
South East +42 30 £25,000 -23.08% 2
Midlands +42 25 £52,500 -2.33% 1
West Midlands +23 16 £52,500 -4.55%
East Midlands +40 9 £52,500 - 1
South West - 9 £24,500 -
East of England +6 8 £41,250 -
Channel Islands +3 5 £32,500 -10.96%
Scotland 0 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation.

1 135 (100.00%) VMware
2 116 (85.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (82.96%) Microsoft
4 99 (73.33%) Windows
5 82 (60.74%) Active Directory
6 67 (49.63%) Linux
7 64 (47.41%) MS Exchange
8 63 (46.67%) SQL
8 63 (46.67%) DNS
9 61 (45.19%) Firewall
10 59 (43.70%) TCP/IP
11 58 (42.96%) Windows Server
12 45 (33.33%) Office 365
13 43 (31.85%) SQL Server
14 42 (31.11%) Hyper-V
15 38 (28.15%) PowerShell
15 38 (28.15%) Windows Server 2008
16 35 (25.93%) Internet
16 35 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
16 35 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
17 34 (25.19%) DHCP
18 32 (23.70%) Finance
18 32 (23.70%) VPN
19 31 (22.96%) Cisco
20 30 (22.22%) MySQL
20 30 (22.22%) Telecoms
21 29 (21.48%) Citrix
22 28 (20.74%) VLAN
22 28 (20.74%) Skype for Business
23 26 (19.26%) WAN

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 64 (47.41%) MS Exchange
2 28 (20.74%) Skype for Business
3 19 (14.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (12.59%) Apache
5 15 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 13 (9.63%) IIS
7 8 (5.93%) SharePoint
8 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (2.22%) WordPress
11 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (1.48%) nginx
12 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.74%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 1 (0.74%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 45 (33.33%) Office 365
2 25 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (11.85%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (46.67%) DNS
2 61 (45.19%) Firewall
3 59 (43.70%) TCP/IP
4 35 (25.93%) Internet
5 34 (25.19%) DHCP
6 32 (23.70%) VPN
7 28 (20.74%) VLAN
8 26 (19.26%) WAN
9 22 (16.30%) Remote Desktop
10 21 (15.56%) LAN
11 19 (14.07%) SSL
12 18 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (12.59%) Cisco PIX
14 12 (8.89%) MPLS
15 10 (7.41%) SAN
16 9 (6.67%) Skype
16 9 (6.67%) VoIP
17 5 (3.70%) NAS
17 5 (3.70%) Wireshark
18 4 (2.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (31.85%) SQL Server
2 30 (22.22%) MySQL
3 13 (9.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (8.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.96%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) AdminStudio
2 11 (8.15%) MSI
3 7 (5.19%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (23.70%) Finance
2 30 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 18 (13.33%) Back Office
4 13 (9.63%) Marketing
5 11 (8.15%) Electronics
5 11 (8.15%) Manufacturing
6 8 (5.93%) Publishing
7 6 (4.44%) Banking
8 3 (2.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (28.89%) Analyst
2 34 (25.19%) Support Analyst
3 33 (24.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (18.52%) Support Engineer
5 20 (14.81%) IT Support
6 18 (13.33%) IT Engineer
7 15 (11.11%) Administrator
8 14 (10.37%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (9.63%) IT Analyst
9 13 (9.63%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (8.89%) Desktop Support
10 12 (8.89%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (8.89%) Linux Support
10 12 (8.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (8.89%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 12 (8.89%) Senior Linux Support
10 12 (8.89%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (8.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 12 (8.89%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.19%) Software Packaging
2 4 (2.96%) Web Services
3 2 (1.48%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.48%) CGI
3 2 (1.48%) XML
4 1 (0.74%) Tapestry
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 13 (9.63%) Data Centre
3 12 (8.89%) Public Cloud
4 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.19%) Clustering
5 7 (5.19%) Fintech
6 6 (4.44%) Handset
7 3 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.22%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.22%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.22%) PKI
8 2 (1.48%) CCTV
8 2 (1.48%) Replication
9 1 (0.74%) BYOD
9 1 (0.74%) CMDB
9 1 (0.74%) Equities
9 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.74%) iPad
9 1 (0.74%) iPhone
9 1 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 99 (73.33%) Windows
2 67 (49.63%) Linux
3 58 (42.96%) Windows Server
4 38 (28.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (17.78%) Windows 7
6 24 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (10.37%) CentOS
8 13 (9.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (7.41%) Ubuntu
10 8 (5.93%) Unix
10 8 (5.93%) Windows 8
11 6 (4.44%) Mac OS
12 5 (3.70%) Solaris
13 4 (2.96%) Windows 10
14 3 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (1.48%) Android
15 2 (1.48%) SUSE
15 2 (1.48%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.48%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.04%) ITIL
2 20 (14.81%) Mentoring
3 18 (13.33%) DevOps
4 17 (12.59%) Runbook
4 17 (12.59%) Software Deployment
5 15 (11.11%) Change Management
5 15 (11.11%) IT Strategy
5 15 (11.11%) Problem Management
6 12 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.15%) Application Packaging
7 11 (8.15%) Digital Marketing
7 11 (8.15%) Information Security
7 11 (8.15%) Programme Management
8 10 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.93%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 7 (5.19%) Migration
10 7 (5.19%) Task Automation
11 6 (4.44%) Application Virtualisation
12 5 (3.70%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.67%) SQL
2 38 (28.15%) PowerShell
3 13 (9.63%) VBScript
4 12 (8.89%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.70%) Perl
7 3 (2.22%) C
7 3 (2.22%) Python
8 2 (1.48%) Java
8 2 (1.48%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) C++
9 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (15.56%) CCNA
1 21 (15.56%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (10.37%) Degree
3 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (2.22%) MCSA
6 3 (2.22%) MCSE
6 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.22%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (1.48%) CCNP
7 2 (1.48%) CEH
7 2 (1.48%) CISSP
7 2 (1.48%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.48%) MCP
7 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.74%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.93%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (4.44%) SLA
3 3 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.48%) ISO 22301
4 2 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.74%) RMADS
System Software
1 116 (85.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (60.74%) Active Directory
3 42 (31.11%) Hyper-V
4 25 (18.52%) Terminal Services
5 20 (14.81%) XenApp
6 19 (14.07%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (10.37%) vSphere
8 12 (8.89%) KVM
8 12 (8.89%) XenServer
9 7 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (4.44%) XenDesktop
11 4 (2.96%) Forefront TMG
11 4 (2.96%) ISA Server
12 3 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (1.48%) Snort
13 2 (1.48%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (17.78%) WSUS
2 23 (17.04%) SCCM
3 16 (11.85%) ZABBIX
4 8 (5.93%) vCenter Server
5 6 (4.44%) SCOM
6 5 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (2.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (2.96%) MOM
8 3 (2.22%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.22%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.48%) Ansible
9 2 (1.48%) Nagios
9 2 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.48%) Puppet
9 2 (1.48%) Snorby
9 2 (1.48%) Suricata
9 2 (1.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.74%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 135 (100.00%) VMware
2 112 (82.96%) Microsoft
3 31 (22.96%) Cisco
4 29 (21.48%) Citrix
5 23 (17.04%) McAfee
6 19 (14.07%) EMC
6 19 (14.07%) NetApp
7 17 (12.59%) F5
8 15 (11.11%) 3PAR
9 13 (9.63%) Oracle
10 11 (8.15%) SAP
11 10 (7.41%) Apple
12 7 (5.19%) Avaya
13 6 (4.44%) HP
13 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
13 6 (4.44%) Reuters
14 5 (3.70%) Symantec
14 5 (3.70%) Veeam
15 4 (2.96%) Meraki
15 4 (2.96%) SolarWinds