Period
to 2 March 2021

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 2 March 2021 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
2 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 47 49
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMware 3,759 6,316 7,740
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.99% 5.21% 5.15%
As % of the Vendors category 13.18% 12.64% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,656 5,563 6,810
Median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,312
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%

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 28,512 49,982 62,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 37.82% 41.22% 41.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21,626 38,798 48,725
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the UK

VMware
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware.

Salary trend for VMware in the UK

VMware
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware over the 6 months to 2 March 2021.

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 2 March 2021. 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 -1 3,416 £46,000 +2.22% 681
UK excluding London +2 2,579 £42,500 +6.25% 560
London -19 999 £60,000 +14.29% 157
South East +2 724 £45,000 +5.88% 153
Work from Home +7 645 £50,000 -9.09% 112
North of England +2 594 £42,500 - 150
Midlands -6 454 £40,000 - 112
South West +4 427 £40,000 -1.23% 69
North West +2 328 £45,000 +12.50% 83
West Midlands -8 297 £40,000 -5.88% 66
Yorkshire -12 202 £40,000 -5.88% 51
East of England -1 181 £47,500 +18.75% 38
East Midlands -3 157 £40,000 - 46
Scotland 0 114 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Wales +7 79 £35,000 -12.50% 10
North East +37 64 £40,000 - 16
Northern Ireland +11 8 £45,000 +18.42% 3
Channel Islands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 2 March 2021, 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 2,422 (64.43%) Windows
2 2,284 (60.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,871 (49.77%) Microsoft
4 1,824 (48.52%) Azure
5 1,800 (47.89%) Active Directory
6 1,582 (42.09%) Windows Server
7 1,429 (38.02%) Microsoft 365
8 995 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 972 (25.86%) Hyper-V
10 967 (25.72%) Linux
11 963 (25.62%) Firewall
12 883 (23.49%) PowerShell
13 878 (23.36%) Cisco
14 835 (22.21%) DNS
15 804 (21.39%) AWS
16 781 (20.78%) Citrix
17 668 (17.77%) ITIL
18 597 (15.88%) DHCP
19 541 (14.39%) SAN
20 539 (14.34%) DevOps
21 503 (13.38%) Data Centre
22 496 (13.19%) SQL
23 484 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
24 475 (12.64%) WAN
25 471 (12.53%) Ansible
26 454 (12.08%) vSphere
27 449 (11.94%) TCP/IP
28 445 (11.84%) SQL Server
29 443 (11.79%) Windows 10
30 438 (11.65%) Windows Server 2016

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
1 438 (11.65%) MS Exchange
2 350 (9.31%) SharePoint
3 165 (4.39%) IIS
4 126 (3.35%) Confluence
5 99 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 88 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
7 55 (1.46%) Skype for Business
8 53 (1.41%) Apache
8 53 (1.41%) OpenStack
9 31 (0.82%) Tomcat
10 27 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
11 24 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
13 16 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
14 14 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
15 13 (0.35%) nginx
15 13 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (0.27%) Apache Spark
17 8 (0.21%) JBoss
18 7 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 233 (6.20%) Microsoft Office
2 50 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
3 15 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (0.40%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.29%) Workfront
2 8 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 4 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.080%) Carpe Diem
6 3 (0.080%) Q-Pulse
7 2 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.053%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.053%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.053%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.053%) Tradar
8 1 (0.027%) BASE24
8 1 (0.027%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.027%) Line 50
8 1 (0.027%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.027%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1,824 (48.52%) Azure
2 1,429 (38.02%) Microsoft 365
3 804 (21.39%) AWS
4 305 (8.11%) Azure Active Directory
5 242 (6.44%) IaaS
6 219 (5.83%) PaaS
7 204 (5.43%) SaaS
8 139 (3.70%) GCP
9 76 (2.02%) OneDrive
10 70 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
11 65 (1.73%) Mimecast
12 44 (1.17%) GitHub
13 38 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
13 38 (1.01%) OpenShift
14 37 (0.98%) Power Platform
15 26 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (0.61%) Amazon S3
16 23 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
17 22 (0.59%) Serverless
18 16 (0.43%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 963 (25.62%) Firewall
2 835 (22.21%) DNS
3 597 (15.88%) DHCP
4 541 (14.39%) SAN
5 475 (12.64%) WAN
6 449 (11.94%) TCP/IP
7 414 (11.01%) LAN
8 352 (9.36%) VPN
9 302 (8.03%) VLAN
10 230 (6.12%) VoIP
11 157 (4.18%) Network Security
12 136 (3.62%) VSAN
13 126 (3.35%) Internet
14 123 (3.27%) NetScaler
15 116 (3.09%) Cisco ASA
16 112 (2.98%) NAS
17 110 (2.93%) Wireless
18 105 (2.79%) Remote Desktop
19 91 (2.42%) OSPF
20 89 (2.37%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 445 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 72 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
3 67 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (1.44%) MySQL
5 44 (1.17%) Big Data
6 30 (0.80%) Power BI
7 27 (0.72%) MongoDB
8 25 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 24 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 22 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
11 21 (0.56%) Hadoop
11 21 (0.56%) Relational Database
11 21 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
14 15 (0.40%) MariaDB
15 14 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
15 14 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
16 10 (0.27%) CouchDB
16 10 (0.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 199 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 143 (3.80%) JIRA
3 136 (3.62%) Jenkins
4 61 (1.62%) GitLab
5 58 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 54 (1.44%) Subversion
7 37 (0.98%) TeamCity
8 35 (0.93%) Bitbucket
9 25 (0.67%) Artifactory
10 24 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 24 (0.64%) Maven
11 23 (0.61%) Visual Studio
12 17 (0.45%) IDA Disassembler
13 15 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
14 14 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
15 12 (0.32%) Gerrit
16 11 (0.29%) SonarQube
16 11 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
17 9 (0.24%) Gradle
17 9 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 407 (10.83%) Finance
2 136 (3.62%) Public Sector
3 134 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 95 (2.53%) Banking
5 68 (1.81%) Law
6 52 (1.38%) Legal
7 51 (1.36%) Manufacturing
8 46 (1.22%) Marketing
8 46 (1.22%) Retail
9 41 (1.09%) Aerospace
10 26 (0.69%) Military
11 22 (0.59%) Local Government
12 20 (0.53%) Electronics
13 19 (0.51%) Back Office
14 18 (0.48%) Advertising
15 16 (0.43%) Automotive
16 15 (0.40%) French Language
17 14 (0.37%) Games
17 14 (0.37%) Publishing
18 13 (0.35%) Police
Job Titles
1 822 (21.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 366 (9.74%) Support Engineer
3 342 (9.10%) IT Engineer
4 303 (8.06%) Analyst
5 271 (7.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 253 (6.73%) Architect
7 240 (6.38%) Consultant
8 219 (5.83%) DevOps Engineer
9 217 (5.77%) IT Support
10 216 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
11 201 (5.35%) 3rd Line Support
12 194 (5.16%) Administrator
13 182 (4.84%) VMware Engineer
14 175 (4.66%) Network Engineer
15 166 (4.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 164 (4.36%) Azure Engineer
17 159 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
18 142 (3.78%) Systems Administrator
19 123 (3.27%) Cloud Engineer
19 123 (3.27%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (3.54%) Web Services
2 68 (1.81%) .NET
3 53 (1.41%) REST
4 38 (1.01%) HTML
4 38 (1.01%) RabbitMQ
5 37 (0.98%) LDAP
5 37 (0.98%) Node.js
6 35 (0.93%) YAML
7 33 (0.88%) CSS
7 33 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
8 31 (0.82%) .NET Core
8 31 (0.82%) React
9 29 (0.77%) AngularJS
10 28 (0.74%) JSON
11 27 (0.72%) HTML5
12 26 (0.69%) CSS3
13 24 (0.64%) .NET Framework
14 23 (0.61%) RESTful
14 23 (0.61%) XML
15 19 (0.51%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 503 (13.38%) Data Centre
2 232 (6.17%) Public Cloud
3 213 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 134 (3.56%) Clustering
5 117 (3.11%) Management Information System
6 103 (2.74%) Replication
7 101 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
8 83 (2.21%) Private Cloud
9 79 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
10 60 (1.60%) Client/Server
11 54 (1.44%) Driving Licence
11 54 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
12 52 (1.38%) PKI
13 31 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 31 (0.82%) Virtual Team
14 26 (0.69%) Hedge funds
15 23 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
16 21 (0.56%) Cloud Native
16 21 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (0.51%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2,422 (64.43%) Windows
2 1,582 (42.09%) Windows Server
3 967 (25.72%) Linux
4 484 (12.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 443 (11.79%) Windows 10
6 438 (11.65%) Windows Server 2016
7 302 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 279 (7.42%) Windows Server 2019
9 191 (5.08%) CentOS
10 146 (3.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 146 (3.88%) Unix
11 138 (3.67%) Windows 7
12 115 (3.06%) Ubuntu
13 68 (1.81%) Android
14 44 (1.17%) Apple iOS
15 38 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
16 34 (0.90%) Windows 8
17 33 (0.88%) VMS
18 32 (0.85%) Debian
19 24 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 995 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 668 (17.77%) ITIL
3 539 (14.34%) DevOps
4 401 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
5 360 (9.58%) Agile Software Development
6 352 (9.36%) Migration
7 247 (6.57%) Configuration Management
7 247 (6.57%) Service Management
8 243 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
9 204 (5.43%) Presales
10 190 (5.05%) Project Delivery
11 187 (4.97%) Project Management
12 180 (4.79%) Infrastructure as Code
13 177 (4.71%) Scrum
14 174 (4.63%) Mentoring
15 165 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 162 (4.31%) Service Delivery
17 143 (3.80%) Change Management
17 143 (3.80%) High Availability
18 132 (3.51%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 883 (23.49%) PowerShell
2 496 (13.19%) SQL
3 360 (9.58%) Python
4 294 (7.82%) Bash Shell
5 91 (2.42%) Java
6 86 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 78 (2.08%) C#
8 70 (1.86%) Perl
8 70 (1.86%) Shell Script
9 68 (1.81%) C
10 51 (1.36%) Ruby
11 50 (1.33%) C++
12 43 (1.14%) PHP
13 31 (0.82%) T-SQL
14 29 (0.77%) VBScript
15 21 (0.56%) VB
16 14 (0.37%) Go
17 13 (0.35%) Groovy
17 13 (0.35%) PL/SQL
18 5 (0.13%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 381 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 322 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 307 (8.17%) Security Cleared
4 268 (7.13%) Degree
5 258 (6.86%) MCSE
6 248 (6.60%) CCNA
7 229 (6.09%) SC Cleared
8 179 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 146 (3.88%) MCSA
10 116 (3.09%) CCNP
11 94 (2.50%) MCP
12 73 (1.94%) DV Cleared
13 59 (1.57%) MCITP
14 53 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
15 45 (1.20%) RHCE
16 43 (1.14%) AWS Certification
16 43 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
17 40 (1.06%) CISSP
18 34 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
19 32 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (6.30%) SLA
2 89 (2.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 74 (1.97%) GDPR
4 37 (0.98%) QA
5 30 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
6 24 (0.64%) NIST
7 18 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 18 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.24%) PMO
9 7 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 7 (0.19%) OASIS TOSCA
10 6 (0.16%) OpenSCAP
11 4 (0.11%) COBIT
11 4 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.080%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.053%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.053%) JSP 440
14 1 (0.027%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.027%) RMADS
System Software
1 2,284 (60.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1,800 (47.89%) Active Directory
3 972 (25.86%) Hyper-V
4 454 (12.08%) vSphere
5 409 (10.88%) VMware ESXi
6 341 (9.07%) Docker
7 239 (6.36%) XenApp
8 192 (5.11%) XenDesktop
9 166 (4.42%) VMware NSX
10 118 (3.14%) Virtual Servers
11 88 (2.34%) Virtual Machines
12 74 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 67 (1.78%) KVM
14 61 (1.62%) Xen
15 56 (1.49%) vCloud
16 48 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
17 45 (1.20%) VMware Server
18 38 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
19 31 (0.82%) NFS
20 29 (0.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 471 (12.53%) Ansible
2 420 (11.17%) SCCM
3 277 (7.37%) Terraform
4 247 (6.57%) Kubernetes
5 238 (6.33%) Puppet
6 216 (5.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 171 (4.55%) vCenter Server
8 130 (3.46%) SCOM
9 110 (2.93%) Opscode Chef
10 106 (2.82%) vRealize
11 77 (2.05%) WSUS
12 72 (1.92%) Nagios
13 53 (1.41%) Microsoft Clustering
14 49 (1.30%) NetBackup
15 43 (1.14%) Backup Exec
16 40 (1.06%) SCVMM
17 35 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
17 35 (0.93%) ZABBIX
18 33 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
19 28 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1,871 (49.77%) Microsoft
2 878 (23.36%) Cisco
3 781 (20.78%) Citrix
4 369 (9.82%) Veeam
5 265 (7.05%) Dell
6 242 (6.44%) HP
7 234 (6.23%) Red Hat
8 220 (5.85%) EMC
9 215 (5.72%) NetApp
10 188 (5.00%) Oracle
11 166 (4.42%) SolarWinds
12 126 (3.35%) Google
13 112 (2.98%) Juniper
14 102 (2.71%) Sophos
15 100 (2.66%) IBM
15 100 (2.66%) Meraki
16 96 (2.55%) Fortinet
17 85 (2.26%) F5
18 76 (2.02%) Symantec
19 71 (1.89%) Avaya