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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Workstation
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 775 836 905
Rank change year-on-year +61 +69  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Workstation 95 77 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.078% 0.075%
As % of the System Software category 0.83% 0.62% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 86 77 65
Median salary £42,500 £36,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.43% -21.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.95% -2.66%  

VMware Workstation is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11466 12459 13036
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.87% 12.67% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9732 10592 10771
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +4.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,135 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

VMware Workstation
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing VMware Workstation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware Workstation in the UK

VMware Workstation
Top 30 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +80 92 £42,500 +16.43% 6
London +27 34 £52,500 +40.00% 2
South East +56 32 £24,000 -26.15% 2
West Midlands +22 14 £52,500 -17.64%
Berkshire +32 13 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham +17 10 £52,500 -19.23%
Hampshire - 10 £24,000 -
Slough - 10 £45,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 10 £24,000 -
Surrey +38 7 £22,500 -25.00%
Dorking - 7 £22,500 -
City of London +23 6 £52,500 +43.83%
Nottingham - 5 £52,500 -
East Midlands - 5 £52,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 5 £52,500 -
Worcestershire - 4 £20,500 -
Malvern - 4 £20,500 -
Reading +23 3 - -
Channel Islands +4 3 £32,500 -10.95%
Jersey +1 3 £32,500 -10.95%
South West - 3 £24,500 -
Kent +14 2 £30,500 +27.08%
Yorkshire +7 2 £26,250 +26.50%
Guernsey +6 2 £32,500 -10.95%
Deal - 2 £30,500 -
Bodmin - 2 £24,500 -
Hull - 2 £26,250 -
Cornwall - 2 £24,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £41,250 -
East Yorkshire - 2 £26,250 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 166 (100.00%) VMware
2 136 (81.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 132 (79.52%) Microsoft
4 125 (75.30%) Windows
5 105 (63.25%) Active Directory
6 79 (47.59%) Windows Server
7 74 (44.58%) MS Exchange
8 72 (43.37%) TCP/IP
9 69 (41.57%) SQL
10 65 (39.16%) Hyper-V
11 62 (37.35%) Linux
12 58 (34.94%) Firewall
13 56 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 55 (33.13%) DNS
15 52 (31.33%) PowerShell
16 51 (30.72%) Cisco
17 49 (29.52%) VMware ESXi
18 46 (27.71%) WAN
19 43 (25.90%) Windows Server 2012
20 42 (25.30%) Degree
21 41 (24.70%) DHCP
22 39 (23.49%) Windows 7
23 38 (22.89%) LAN
23 38 (22.89%) Microsoft Office
24 34 (20.48%) VPN
25 33 (19.88%) Internet
26 31 (18.67%) Disaster Recovery
26 31 (18.67%) SQL Server
27 30 (18.07%) Finance
27 30 (18.07%) Skype for Business

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 74 (44.58%) MS Exchange
2 30 (18.07%) Skype for Business
3 23 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (10.84%) IIS
5 17 (10.24%) Apache
6 15 (9.04%) Tomcat
7 8 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Applications
1 38 (22.89%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (6.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (18.07%) Office 365
2 18 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (3.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.81%) G Suite
6 2 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.60%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (43.37%) TCP/IP
2 58 (34.94%) Firewall
3 55 (33.13%) DNS
4 46 (27.71%) WAN
5 41 (24.70%) DHCP
6 38 (22.89%) LAN
7 34 (20.48%) VPN
8 33 (19.88%) Internet
9 29 (17.47%) VLAN
10 23 (13.86%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (13.25%) VoIP
12 18 (10.84%) Cisco PIX
13 14 (8.43%) Remote Desktop
14 12 (7.23%) MPLS
15 10 (6.02%) SAN
16 9 (5.42%) Wireshark
17 7 (4.22%) SSL
17 7 (4.22%) Wireless
18 6 (3.61%) Skype
19 5 (3.01%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.65%) MySQL
3 15 (9.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (8.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (8.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.61%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.41%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.41%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.81%) AdminStudio
3 3 (1.81%) InstallShield
3 3 (1.81%) MSI
4 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.60%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.60%) Selenium
4 1 (0.60%) SilkTest
General
1 30 (18.07%) Finance
2 23 (13.86%) Telecoms
3 18 (10.84%) Back Office
4 11 (6.63%) Marketing
5 10 (6.02%) Electronics
5 10 (6.02%) Manufacturing
5 10 (6.02%) Retail
6 3 (1.81%) German Language
7 1 (0.60%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.60%) Front Office
7 1 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (34.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 50 (30.12%) Support Engineer
3 41 (24.70%) Analyst
4 38 (22.89%) Support Analyst
5 34 (20.48%) Infrastructure Support
6 31 (18.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 25 (15.06%) Server Support
8 23 (13.86%) Active Directory Support
8 23 (13.86%) Windows Engineer
9 22 (13.25%) Server Engineer
9 22 (13.25%) VMware Engineer
9 22 (13.25%) Windows Server Engineer
9 22 (13.25%) Windows Server Support
9 22 (13.25%) Windows Support Engineer
10 21 (12.65%) Administrator
11 20 (12.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 20 (12.05%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (11.45%) IT Support
12 19 (11.45%) VMware Support Engineer
12 19 (11.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (17.47%) Software Packaging
2 9 (5.42%) Web Services
3 7 (4.22%) LAMP
4 5 (3.01%) .NET
4 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.01%) CGI
4 5 (3.01%) HTML
4 5 (3.01%) jQuery
4 5 (3.01%) Qt
4 5 (3.01%) XML
5 2 (1.20%) 802.1X
5 2 (1.20%) Flash
6 1 (0.60%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.65%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.45%) Hedge funds
3 15 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.63%) Management Information System
5 9 (5.42%) Fintech
6 8 (4.82%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.01%) CCTV
7 5 (3.01%) Replication
8 4 (2.41%) PKI
9 3 (1.81%) Clustering
9 3 (1.81%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.20%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.20%) Handset
11 1 (0.60%) CMDB
11 1 (0.60%) iPad
11 1 (0.60%) iPhone
11 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 125 (75.30%) Windows
2 79 (47.59%) Windows Server
3 62 (37.35%) Linux
4 56 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 43 (25.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (23.49%) Windows 7
7 23 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.42%) Solaris
9 8 (4.82%) Unix
9 8 (4.82%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.22%) Windows 10
11 6 (3.61%) Windows 2000 Server
11 6 (3.61%) Windows 8
12 5 (3.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (3.01%) SUSE
12 5 (3.01%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.81%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.20%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 29 (17.47%) Task Automation
2 29 (17.47%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 24 (14.46%) ITIL
4 16 (9.64%) Mentoring
4 16 (9.64%) Problem Management
5 14 (8.43%) Contingency Planning
6 13 (7.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.63%) Information Security
8 10 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.02%) DevOps
8 10 (6.02%) Digital Marketing
8 10 (6.02%) Programme Management
9 9 (5.42%) Change Management
9 9 (5.42%) Service Management
10 8 (4.82%) IT Strategy
11 7 (4.22%) Business Development
12 5 (3.01%) Information Security Management
12 5 (3.01%) ITSM
12 5 (3.01%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 69 (41.57%) SQL
2 52 (31.33%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.02%) Perl
4 8 (4.82%) Shell Script
5 7 (4.22%) Python
6 6 (3.61%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.61%) C#
7 5 (3.01%) C
7 5 (3.01%) C++
7 5 (3.01%) Java
7 5 (3.01%) VBScript
8 3 (1.81%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (25.30%) Degree
2 29 (17.47%) CCNA
2 29 (17.47%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (11.45%) Master's Degree
4 12 (7.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (4.22%) CCNP
5 7 (4.22%) MCSA
5 7 (4.22%) MCSE
5 7 (4.22%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (3.61%) DV Cleared
7 5 (3.01%) MCP
8 4 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.81%) GNVQ
9 3 (1.81%) HND
10 2 (1.20%) CEH
10 2 (1.20%) CISSP
10 2 (1.20%) CompTIA Security+
10 2 (1.20%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (0.60%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 6 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.61%) SLA
3 5 (3.01%) ISO 22301
4 4 (2.41%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.20%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 136 (81.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 105 (63.25%) Active Directory
3 65 (39.16%) Hyper-V
4 49 (29.52%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (16.27%) Terminal Services
6 18 (10.84%) XenApp
7 11 (6.63%) KVM
7 11 (6.63%) XenServer
8 8 (4.82%) vSphere
9 6 (3.61%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (3.61%) ISA Server
9 6 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (3.01%) VirtualBox
11 3 (1.81%) Terminal Server
11 3 (1.81%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.20%) Snort
13 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.60%) UAG
13 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (16.27%) WSUS
2 11 (6.63%) ZABBIX
3 10 (6.02%) SCCM
4 8 (4.82%) SCOM
5 7 (4.22%) Nagios
5 7 (4.22%) vCenter Server
6 6 (3.61%) Ansible
6 6 (3.61%) Backup Exec
6 6 (3.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 6 (3.61%) MOM
7 5 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.81%) DameWare
8 3 (1.81%) Perfmon
9 2 (1.20%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.20%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.60%) Control-M
10 1 (0.60%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.60%) Puppet
10 1 (0.60%) SCSM
Vendors
1 166 (100.00%) VMware
2 132 (79.52%) Microsoft
3 51 (30.72%) Cisco
4 24 (14.46%) Citrix
5 23 (13.86%) HP
6 21 (12.65%) Oracle
7 20 (12.05%) 3PAR
7 20 (12.05%) EMC
7 20 (12.05%) NetApp
8 18 (10.84%) F5
8 18 (10.84%) McAfee
9 17 (10.24%) Apple
10 13 (7.83%) Dell
11 12 (7.23%) SonicWALL
12 10 (6.02%) SAP
13 7 (4.22%) Juniper
13 7 (4.22%) Symantec
14 5 (3.01%) Sophos
14 5 (3.01%) Veeam
15 4 (2.41%) Avaya
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