Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 48 43
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMware 7,704 9,154 9,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.33% 5.25% 5.57%
As % of the Vendors category 12.57% 12.05% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,477 7,560 8,404
UK median annual salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 61,272 75,978 76,910
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.41% 43.54% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 46,989 59,273 61,424
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +1.20%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 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 +7 7,245 £44,000 -2.22% 385
UK excluding London +8 5,157 £40,000 - 317
London -8 2,286 £52,500 +0.96% 91
South East +2 1,573 £42,500 +6.25% 72
North of England +14 1,230 £37,500 -1.32% 101
Midlands +4 840 £40,950 +2.38% 58
East of England +19 647 £40,000 -11.11% 32
South West +1 628 £40,000 - 31
West Midlands +5 604 £42,500 +6.25% 37
North West +9 600 £38,000 +1.33% 59
Yorkshire +9 583 £35,000 -12.50% 41
East Midlands +7 235 £37,500 -3.85% 20
Scotland -32 140 £40,311 -5.15% 19
Wales -8 75 £40,000 - 4
North East +14 52 £39,500 +5.33% 1
Isle of Man +4 15 £45,000 +52.54%
Channel Islands +7 10 £30,000 -50.00%
Northern Ireland -40 5 £40,000 +60.00%

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 5,045 (65.49%) Windows
2 4,773 (61.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4,069 (52.82%) Active Directory
4 3,841 (49.86%) Microsoft
5 3,292 (42.73%) Windows Server
6 2,697 (35.01%) Microsoft Azure
7 2,582 (33.52%) Office 365
8 2,351 (30.52%) Cisco
9 2,328 (30.22%) Hyper-V
10 2,007 (26.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 1,997 (25.92%) Linux
12 1,969 (25.56%) Firewall
13 1,874 (24.33%) Citrix
14 1,762 (22.87%) ITIL
15 1,663 (21.59%) DNS
16 1,608 (20.87%) Amazon AWS
17 1,515 (19.67%) PowerShell
18 1,431 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
19 1,373 (17.82%) MS Exchange
20 1,339 (17.38%) DHCP
21 1,323 (17.17%) Data Centre
22 1,295 (16.81%) SQL
23 1,213 (15.75%) Microsoft Certification
24 1,187 (15.41%) Windows Server 2008
25 1,146 (14.88%) SAN
26 1,112 (14.43%) SQL Server
27 1,090 (14.15%) SCCM
28 1,054 (13.68%) Finance
29 1,034 (13.42%) WAN
30 1,009 (13.10%) Cisco Certification

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 1,373 (17.82%) MS Exchange
2 633 (8.22%) SharePoint
3 472 (6.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 383 (4.97%) IIS
5 344 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 306 (3.97%) Skype for Business
7 193 (2.51%) Apache
8 125 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 95 (1.23%) OpenStack
10 85 (1.10%) Confluence
11 81 (1.05%) SharePoint 2013
12 80 (1.04%) nginx
13 75 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
14 64 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
15 52 (0.67%) WebSphere
16 49 (0.64%) JBoss
17 44 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
18 31 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
19 30 (0.39%) WebLogic
20 27 (0.35%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 725 (9.41%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
5 33 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.052%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.039%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.026%) Abaqus
8 2 (0.026%) iWork
8 2 (0.026%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.026%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.013%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.013%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.013%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.013%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 39 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.10%) Elite 3E
2 8 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.10%) Temenos T24
3 7 (0.091%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (0.078%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.078%) Workfront
5 5 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.052%) Infor SunSystems
6 4 (0.052%) Line 50
6 4 (0.052%) Line 500
7 3 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.039%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.026%) CA PPM
8 2 (0.026%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.026%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.026%) Sage 200
8 2 (0.026%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.026%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2,697 (35.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,582 (33.52%) Office 365
3 1,608 (20.87%) Amazon AWS
4 390 (5.06%) IaaS
5 332 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 273 (3.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 254 (3.30%) PaaS
8 251 (3.26%) SaaS
9 134 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
10 92 (1.19%) OneDrive
11 85 (1.10%) Mimecast
12 66 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
13 61 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
14 57 (0.74%) Amazon S3
15 54 (0.70%) GitHub
16 49 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 47 (0.61%) Azure Stack
18 41 (0.53%) G Suite
19 40 (0.52%) OpenShift
20 33 (0.43%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1,969 (25.56%) Firewall
2 1,663 (21.59%) DNS
3 1,339 (17.38%) DHCP
4 1,146 (14.88%) SAN
5 1,034 (13.42%) WAN
6 942 (12.23%) TCP/IP
7 936 (12.15%) LAN
8 656 (8.52%) VPN
9 564 (7.32%) VoIP
10 493 (6.40%) VLAN
11 488 (6.33%) Wireless
12 364 (4.72%) Skype
13 352 (4.57%) Network Security
14 280 (3.63%) Internet
15 253 (3.28%) Cisco ASA
16 243 (3.15%) NAS
17 207 (2.69%) iSCSI
18 203 (2.63%) MPLS
19 197 (2.56%) NetScaler
20 189 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,112 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 228 (2.96%) MySQL
3 128 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
4 115 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 110 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 102 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 101 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
8 79 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
8 79 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 70 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
10 69 (0.90%) Oracle Database
11 67 (0.87%) NoSQL
12 65 (0.84%) MongoDB
13 64 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 58 (0.75%) DB2
14 58 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
14 58 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 51 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
16 48 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
17 43 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 258 (3.35%) Jenkins
2 239 (3.10%) Git (software)
3 145 (1.88%) JIRA
4 81 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
5 74 (0.96%) Visual Studio
6 65 (0.84%) Maven
7 64 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
8 56 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 54 (0.70%) TeamCity
10 52 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 48 (0.62%) GitLab
12 43 (0.56%) Vagrant
13 39 (0.51%) MSI
13 39 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
14 34 (0.44%) Artifactory
14 34 (0.44%) Selenium
14 34 (0.44%) TestRail
14 34 (0.44%) Zephyr
15 29 (0.38%) Mercurial
16 25 (0.32%) Travis CI
General
1 1,054 (13.68%) Finance
2 334 (4.34%) Retail
3 262 (3.40%) Telecoms
4 199 (2.58%) Banking
5 176 (2.28%) Manufacturing
6 126 (1.64%) Legal
7 118 (1.53%) Marketing
8 114 (1.48%) Law
9 86 (1.12%) Electronics
10 80 (1.04%) Advertising
11 50 (0.65%) Financial Institution
12 47 (0.61%) Local Government
13 43 (0.56%) Games
14 40 (0.52%) Aerospace
14 40 (0.52%) Back Office
14 40 (0.52%) German Language
15 37 (0.48%) Italian Language
16 36 (0.47%) Military
17 35 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 34 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,693 (21.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 953 (12.37%) Analyst
3 744 (9.66%) Support Engineer
4 631 (8.19%) Architect
5 557 (7.23%) IT Engineer
6 501 (6.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 465 (6.04%) Systems Engineer
8 454 (5.89%) Support Analyst
9 453 (5.88%) Administrator
10 434 (5.63%) IT Support
11 412 (5.35%) Consultant
12 362 (4.70%) Systems Administrator
13 352 (4.57%) Network Engineer
14 331 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
15 329 (4.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 326 (4.23%) VMware Engineer
17 317 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
18 308 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
19 290 (3.76%) IT Analyst
20 289 (3.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (3.61%) Web Services
2 128 (1.66%) .NET
3 108 (1.40%) LDAP
4 102 (1.32%) LAMP
5 101 (1.31%) Middleware
6 91 (1.18%) JSON
7 78 (1.01%) Elastic Stack
8 71 (0.92%) HTML
9 48 (0.62%) CSS
10 47 (0.61%) RabbitMQ
11 42 (0.55%) XML
12 40 (0.52%) REST
13 35 (0.45%) RESTful
14 32 (0.42%) Spring
15 30 (0.39%) SOAP
16 29 (0.38%) HTML5
17 28 (0.36%) LEMP Stack
18 26 (0.34%) Software Packaging
19 24 (0.31%) J2EE
20 23 (0.30%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1,323 (17.17%) Data Centre
2 520 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
3 421 (5.46%) Self-Motivation
4 313 (4.06%) Public Cloud
5 311 (4.04%) Management Information System
6 301 (3.91%) Replication
7 276 (3.58%) Clustering
8 249 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
9 138 (1.79%) PKI
10 129 (1.67%) Driving Licence
11 127 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
12 124 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
13 106 (1.38%) Private Cloud
14 95 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
15 85 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
16 79 (1.03%) Hedge funds
17 77 (1.00%) CMDB
18 59 (0.77%) Fat Client
18 59 (0.77%) Thin Client
19 58 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5,045 (65.49%) Windows
2 3,292 (42.73%) Windows Server
3 1,997 (25.92%) Linux
4 1,431 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,187 (15.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 886 (11.50%) Windows 10
7 654 (8.49%) Windows 7
8 373 (4.84%) Unix
9 314 (4.08%) CentOS
9 314 (4.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 246 (3.19%) Windows 8
11 241 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 200 (2.60%) Ubuntu
13 143 (1.86%) Debian
14 104 (1.35%) Apple iOS
15 98 (1.27%) Android
16 86 (1.12%) Mac OS
17 77 (1.00%) Windows XP
18 58 (0.75%) Mac OS X
19 50 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,007 (26.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,762 (22.87%) ITIL
3 1,007 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
4 741 (9.62%) DevOps
5 666 (8.64%) Migration
6 605 (7.85%) Agile Software Development
7 554 (7.19%) Disaster Recovery
8 529 (6.87%) Project Management
9 469 (6.09%) Presales
10 416 (5.40%) Service Delivery
11 378 (4.91%) Mentoring
12 375 (4.87%) Configuration Management
13 328 (4.26%) Service Management
14 327 (4.24%) High Availability
15 267 (3.47%) Change Management
15 267 (3.47%) Cybersecurity
16 263 (3.41%) Business Continuity
17 254 (3.30%) PRINCE2
18 240 (3.12%) Information Security
19 238 (3.09%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,515 (19.67%) PowerShell
2 1,295 (16.81%) SQL
3 587 (7.62%) Python
4 434 (5.63%) Bash Shell
5 186 (2.41%) Perl
6 162 (2.10%) Java
7 146 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 139 (1.80%) Ruby
9 129 (1.67%) JavaScript
10 110 (1.43%) C
10 110 (1.43%) PHP
11 98 (1.27%) C#
12 83 (1.08%) VBScript
13 71 (0.92%) T-SQL
14 35 (0.45%) VB
15 34 (0.44%) Go
16 28 (0.36%) C++
17 16 (0.21%) PL/SQL
18 15 (0.19%) PHP 7
18 15 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,213 (15.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1,009 (13.10%) Cisco Certification
3 847 (10.99%) MCSE
4 715 (9.28%) CCNA
5 664 (8.62%) Degree
6 624 (8.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 543 (7.05%) MCSA
8 505 (6.56%) Security Cleared
9 384 (4.98%) CCNP
10 303 (3.93%) SC Cleared
11 245 (3.18%) MCITP
12 214 (2.78%) MCP
13 194 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
14 187 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
15 137 (1.78%) DV Cleared
16 123 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
17 118 (1.53%) CCIE
18 93 (1.21%) RHCE
19 73 (0.95%) CISSP
20 64 (0.83%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 530 (6.88%) SLA
2 360 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 152 (1.97%) GDPR
4 116 (1.51%) PCI DSS
5 102 (1.32%) ISO 9001
6 87 (1.13%) PMO
7 77 (1.00%) QA
8 63 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
9 53 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 42 (0.55%) COBIT
10 42 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 30 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 28 (0.36%) HL7
13 13 (0.17%) ISO 22301
13 13 (0.17%) NIST
14 8 (0.10%) GPG13
14 8 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 6 (0.078%) COSO
15 6 (0.078%) GAMP
15 6 (0.078%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 4,773 (61.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4,069 (52.82%) Active Directory
3 2,328 (30.22%) Hyper-V
4 912 (11.84%) vSphere
5 807 (10.48%) VMware ESXi
6 631 (8.19%) XenApp
7 383 (4.97%) XenDesktop
8 360 (4.67%) Docker
9 285 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
10 202 (2.62%) Virtual Servers
11 197 (2.56%) VMware NSX
12 148 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
13 117 (1.52%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 102 (1.32%) NFS
15 95 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
16 91 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
17 84 (1.09%) VirtualBox
18 83 (1.08%) vCloud
19 73 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 73 (0.95%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,090 (14.15%) SCCM
2 502 (6.52%) Ansible
3 452 (5.87%) Puppet
4 311 (4.04%) SCOM
5 264 (3.43%) vCenter Server
6 243 (3.15%) WSUS
7 229 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
8 228 (2.96%) Terraform
9 224 (2.91%) Kubernetes
10 180 (2.34%) Nagios
11 157 (2.04%) Backup Exec
12 156 (2.02%) Microsoft Intune
13 134 (1.74%) SCVMM
14 112 (1.45%) vRealize
15 92 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 86 (1.12%) SCOrch
17 82 (1.06%) NetBackup
18 70 (0.91%) Failover Clustering
19 63 (0.82%) Docker Swarm
20 62 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3,841 (49.86%) Microsoft
2 2,351 (30.52%) Cisco
3 1,874 (24.33%) Citrix
4 881 (11.44%) HP
5 679 (8.81%) NetApp
6 602 (7.81%) Dell
7 545 (7.07%) Veeam
8 442 (5.74%) EMC
9 411 (5.33%) Red Hat
10 350 (4.54%) Oracle
11 330 (4.28%) Meraki
12 265 (3.44%) Aruba
13 254 (3.30%) Google
14 242 (3.14%) Juniper
15 232 (3.01%) IBM
16 228 (2.96%) Symantec
17 225 (2.92%) SolarWinds
18 199 (2.58%) F5
19 189 (2.45%) CheckPoint
20 187 (2.43%) Palo Alto