Period
to 23 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within VMware, Inc.

VMware
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 48 33
Rank change year-on-year -3 -15 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware 8,326 9,763 11,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.05% 5.56% 6.22%
As % of the Vendors category 11.81% 12.52% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6,899 8,401 10,081
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,312 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 70,522 77,995 83,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.80% 44.39% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54,658 60,291 67,317
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the UK

VMware
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for VMware in the UK

VMware
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware in the UK

VMware
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 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 +2 7,835 £45,000 +5.88% 1,187
UK excluding London +1 5,179 £40,000 - 872
London -7 2,942 £52,500 - 361
South East -7 1,577 £42,500 +6.25% 210
North of England -3 1,295 £40,000 +6.67% 250
Midlands +11 795 £40,000 +9.59% 151
North West +18 778 £39,500 +5.33% 134
East of England +12 697 £43,500 -3.33% 100
West Midlands +13 560 £40,000 +9.59% 89
South West -7 531 £42,500 +10.39% 115
Yorkshire -22 453 £40,000 +6.67% 98
East Midlands -1 239 £37,500 +2.74% 62
Scotland -36 161 £42,500 - 26
Wales -4 141 £37,500 - 12
North East -17 64 £36,500 +9.77% 18
Northern Ireland -2 11 £36,250 -19.44% 6
Channel Islands -4 8 £29,750 -8.46% 2
Isle of Man - 4 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT jobs citing VMware 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.

1 5,542 (66.56%) Windows
2 5,068 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4,053 (48.68%) Active Directory
4 3,930 (47.20%) Microsoft
5 3,551 (42.65%) Windows Server
6 2,464 (29.59%) Microsoft Azure
7 2,425 (29.13%) Linux
8 2,304 (27.67%) Office 365
9 2,284 (27.43%) Cisco
10 2,170 (26.06%) Hyper-V
11 2,120 (25.46%) Firewall
12 1,998 (24.00%) Citrix
13 1,900 (22.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 1,891 (22.71%) ITIL
15 1,791 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
16 1,742 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
17 1,635 (19.64%) MS Exchange
18 1,585 (19.04%) DNS
19 1,559 (18.72%) Windows Server 2008
20 1,443 (17.33%) SAN
21 1,440 (17.30%) PowerShell
22 1,421 (17.07%) SQL
23 1,381 (16.59%) Finance
24 1,311 (15.75%) Data Centre
25 1,176 (14.12%) DHCP
26 1,173 (14.09%) SQL Server
27 1,172 (14.08%) WAN
28 1,151 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
29 1,133 (13.61%) LAN
30 1,080 (12.97%) SCCM

VMware
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 1,635 (19.64%) MS Exchange
2 591 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 574 (6.89%) SharePoint
4 465 (5.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 366 (4.40%) IIS
6 354 (4.25%) Skype for Business
7 286 (3.44%) OpenStack
8 227 (2.73%) Apache
9 140 (1.68%) Tomcat
10 138 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 108 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
11 108 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 103 (1.24%) Confluence
13 96 (1.15%) nginx
14 87 (1.04%) JBoss
15 72 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
16 69 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 69 (0.83%) WebLogic
17 48 (0.58%) WebSphere
18 31 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 827 (9.93%) Microsoft Office
2 102 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 62 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 55 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 41 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.060%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.060%) SOLIDWORKS
9 4 (0.048%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.036%) CATIA
10 3 (0.036%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.036%) PTC Creo
10 3 (0.036%) Windchill
11 2 (0.024%) Mingle
12 1 (0.012%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 76 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (0.13%) Maximo
5 10 (0.12%) Elite 3E
5 10 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
5 10 (0.12%) ReMetrica
6 9 (0.11%) Documaker
6 9 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 9 (0.11%) Orchard Housing
7 7 (0.084%) NetSuite
7 7 (0.084%) Payment Gateway
7 7 (0.084%) Visualfiles
8 6 (0.072%) SAP ERP
9 5 (0.060%) Magento
10 4 (0.048%) C-CURE
10 4 (0.048%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 4 (0.048%) SAP SM
10 4 (0.048%) Scribe Insight
10 4 (0.048%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 2,464 (29.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,304 (27.67%) Office 365
3 1,791 (21.51%) Amazon AWS
4 385 (4.62%) IaaS
5 247 (2.97%) SaaS
6 245 (2.94%) PaaS
7 209 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
8 178 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 171 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
10 119 (1.43%) GitHub
11 106 (1.27%) Mimecast
12 104 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
13 101 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
14 78 (0.94%) OpenShift
15 77 (0.92%) Amazon S3
16 63 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 55 (0.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 46 (0.55%) OneDrive
19 40 (0.48%) G Suite
19 40 (0.48%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2,120 (25.46%) Firewall
2 1,585 (19.04%) DNS
3 1,443 (17.33%) SAN
4 1,176 (14.12%) DHCP
5 1,172 (14.08%) WAN
6 1,133 (13.61%) LAN
7 1,012 (12.15%) TCP/IP
8 774 (9.30%) VPN
9 457 (5.49%) VLAN
10 407 (4.89%) Wireless
11 380 (4.56%) Network Security
12 376 (4.52%) VoIP
13 321 (3.86%) Skype
14 319 (3.83%) Internet
15 313 (3.76%) NAS
16 261 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
17 250 (3.00%) NetScaler
18 238 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
19 228 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
20 201 (2.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,173 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 308 (3.70%) MySQL
3 148 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 140 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
5 126 (1.51%) Big Data
6 113 (1.36%) Oracle Database
7 106 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
8 103 (1.24%) MongoDB
9 99 (1.19%) NoSQL
10 96 (1.15%) Relational Database
11 94 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
12 75 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
13 72 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
13 72 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 54 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 53 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
16 48 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
17 46 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
18 35 (0.42%) MariaDB
18 35 (0.42%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 375 (4.50%) Jenkins
2 269 (3.23%) Git (software)
3 203 (2.44%) JIRA
4 103 (1.24%) Vagrant
5 95 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 88 (1.06%) Maven
7 67 (0.80%) Subversion
7 67 (0.80%) TeamCity
7 67 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
8 66 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
9 56 (0.67%) Bitbucket
9 56 (0.67%) Sonatype Nexus
10 55 (0.66%) GitLab
11 54 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 53 (0.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 47 (0.56%) Ant
14 43 (0.52%) Visual Studio
15 37 (0.44%) Gradle
16 36 (0.43%) Selenium
17 35 (0.42%) Cucumber
General
1 1,381 (16.59%) Finance
2 389 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 383 (4.60%) Retail
4 225 (2.70%) Banking
5 210 (2.52%) Legal
6 161 (1.93%) Law
7 158 (1.90%) Manufacturing
8 114 (1.37%) Marketing
9 113 (1.36%) Advertising
10 91 (1.09%) Games
11 76 (0.91%) Publishing
12 72 (0.86%) Electronics
13 59 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 55 (0.66%) Back Office
15 51 (0.61%) Investment Banking
16 44 (0.53%) German Language
17 32 (0.38%) French Language
18 30 (0.36%) Billing
19 28 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
20 26 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 1,536 (18.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 952 (11.43%) Support Engineer
3 948 (11.39%) Analyst
4 704 (8.46%) Architect
5 553 (6.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 541 (6.50%) Administrator
7 528 (6.34%) IT Support
8 516 (6.20%) IT Engineer
9 452 (5.43%) Consultant
10 422 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
11 416 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
12 411 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
13 393 (4.72%) DevOps Engineer
14 381 (4.58%) VMware Engineer
15 374 (4.49%) Support Analyst
16 331 (3.98%) Windows Engineer
17 325 (3.90%) Network Engineer
18 314 (3.77%) Infrastructure Support
19 308 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
19 308 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 330 (3.96%) Web Services
2 201 (2.41%) .NET
3 122 (1.47%) Middleware
4 109 (1.31%) LAMP
5 103 (1.24%) HTML
6 96 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
7 94 (1.13%) LDAP
8 85 (1.02%) JSON
9 74 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
9 74 (0.89%) REST
10 59 (0.71%) XML
11 54 (0.65%) Node.js
11 54 (0.65%) RESTful
12 53 (0.64%) SOAP
13 49 (0.59%) CSS
14 48 (0.58%) Spring
15 46 (0.55%) ASP.NET
16 44 (0.53%) J2EE
17 39 (0.47%) React
18 34 (0.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1,311 (15.75%) Data Centre
2 562 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 433 (5.20%) Self-Motivation
4 380 (4.56%) Management Information System
5 309 (3.71%) Public Cloud
6 298 (3.58%) Clustering
7 289 (3.47%) Computer Science
8 278 (3.34%) Replication
9 232 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 195 (2.34%) Private Cloud
11 173 (2.08%) Driving Licence
12 136 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
13 133 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
14 127 (1.53%) PKI
15 118 (1.42%) Fintech
16 114 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
17 92 (1.10%) Hedge funds
18 91 (1.09%) Blackberry
19 89 (1.07%) Cyber Kill Chain
20 80 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5,542 (66.56%) Windows
2 3,551 (42.65%) Windows Server
3 2,425 (29.13%) Linux
4 1,742 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,559 (18.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 960 (11.53%) Windows 10
7 850 (10.21%) Windows 7
8 512 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 446 (5.36%) Unix
10 353 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 306 (3.68%) CentOS
12 304 (3.65%) Windows 8
13 225 (2.70%) Ubuntu
14 112 (1.35%) Mac OS X
15 106 (1.27%) Windows XP
16 103 (1.24%) Android
16 103 (1.24%) Debian
17 98 (1.18%) Solaris
18 83 (1.00%) Mac OS
19 74 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,900 (22.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,891 (22.71%) ITIL
3 953 (11.45%) Problem-Solving
4 939 (11.28%) DevOps
5 839 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
6 633 (7.60%) Migration
7 630 (7.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 625 (7.51%) Project Management
9 544 (6.53%) Service Management
10 482 (5.79%) Presales
11 469 (5.63%) Configuration Management
12 444 (5.33%) Service Delivery
13 426 (5.12%) Mentoring
14 367 (4.41%) Incident Management
15 342 (4.11%) Change Management
16 331 (3.98%) High Availability
17 314 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
18 302 (3.63%) Information Security
19 292 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
19 292 (3.51%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,440 (17.30%) PowerShell
2 1,421 (17.07%) SQL
3 853 (10.25%) Python
4 569 (6.83%) Bash Shell
5 320 (3.84%) Java
6 286 (3.44%) Ruby
7 266 (3.19%) Perl
8 188 (2.26%) JavaScript
9 143 (1.72%) C
10 142 (1.71%) Shell Script
11 127 (1.53%) VBScript
12 124 (1.49%) C#
13 122 (1.47%) PHP
14 84 (1.01%) Go
15 82 (0.98%) C++
15 82 (0.98%) T-SQL
16 57 (0.68%) VB
17 45 (0.54%) Korn
18 31 (0.37%) PL/SQL
19 18 (0.22%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1,151 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 878 (10.55%) MCSE
3 855 (10.27%) Cisco Certification
4 758 (9.10%) Degree
5 630 (7.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 588 (7.06%) CCNA
7 444 (5.33%) Security Cleared
8 433 (5.20%) MCSA
9 420 (5.04%) CCNP
10 260 (3.12%) MCP
11 247 (2.97%) SC Cleared
12 206 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
13 189 (2.27%) CISSP
13 189 (2.27%) MCITP
14 179 (2.15%) DV Cleared
15 170 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
16 168 (2.02%) CCIE
17 152 (1.83%) RHCE
18 137 (1.65%) SANS
19 113 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 533 (6.40%) SLA
2 285 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 211 (2.53%) GDPR
4 199 (2.39%) PCI DSS
5 119 (1.43%) QA
6 62 (0.74%) PMO
7 38 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
8 31 (0.37%) COBIT
8 31 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 22 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 20 (0.24%) GPG13
11 11 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 10 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 10 (0.12%) Data Quality
12 10 (0.12%) ISO 14001
12 10 (0.12%) PMBOK
13 8 (0.096%) ISO 22301
14 4 (0.048%) ISO 9000
15 3 (0.036%) Disclosure Scotland
15 3 (0.036%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5,068 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4,053 (48.68%) Active Directory
3 2,170 (26.06%) Hyper-V
4 1,016 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
5 915 (10.99%) vSphere
6 655 (7.87%) XenApp
7 568 (6.82%) Docker
8 450 (5.40%) XenDesktop
9 246 (2.95%) Virtual Machines
10 233 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
11 232 (2.79%) VMware NSX
12 131 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 130 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
14 127 (1.53%) XenServer
15 120 (1.44%) Xen
16 119 (1.43%) KVM
17 118 (1.42%) Terminal Services
18 114 (1.37%) VirtualBox
19 104 (1.25%) Firmware
20 101 (1.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1,080 (12.97%) SCCM
2 704 (8.46%) Puppet
3 685 (8.23%) Ansible
4 478 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
5 398 (4.78%) SCOM
6 332 (3.99%) vCenter Server
7 304 (3.65%) Kubernetes
8 278 (3.34%) Nagios
9 235 (2.82%) Terraform
10 223 (2.68%) vRealize
11 203 (2.44%) WSUS
12 183 (2.20%) Backup Exec
13 114 (1.37%) SCOrch
14 102 (1.23%) NetBackup
15 101 (1.21%) SCVMM
16 77 (0.92%) Microsoft Clustering
17 75 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
17 75 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
18 62 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
18 62 (0.74%) Packer
Vendors
1 3,930 (47.20%) Microsoft
2 2,284 (27.43%) Cisco
3 1,998 (24.00%) Citrix
4 837 (10.05%) HP
5 724 (8.70%) NetApp
6 673 (8.08%) Red Hat
7 544 (6.53%) EMC
8 503 (6.04%) Veeam
9 452 (5.43%) Dell
10 433 (5.20%) Oracle
11 351 (4.22%) SolarWinds
12 277 (3.33%) IBM
13 266 (3.19%) F5
14 262 (3.15%) Google
15 253 (3.04%) CheckPoint
16 248 (2.98%) Juniper
17 241 (2.89%) Symantec
18 222 (2.67%) Apple
19 179 (2.15%) McAfee
20 177 (2.13%) Splunk