Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 36 33
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware 9,466 10,202 13,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.43% 5.84% 6.23%
As % of the Vendors category 12.17% 13.34% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8,004 8,608 11,413
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.63% -5.00% +5.26%

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 77,810 76,473 96,166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.66% 43.79% 45.64%
Number of salaries quoted 61,635 61,469 78,591
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware in the UK

VMware
Top 17 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 18 February 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 -8 8,884 £42,500 - 1,172
UK excluding London -8 5,934 £39,000 +2.63% 857
London -5 3,334 £51,000 +2.00% 370
South East -14 1,884 £38,750 -5.49% 244
North of England -13 1,335 £37,500 - 236
Midlands -4 908 £37,500 - 121
East of England +8 760 £50,000 +17.65% 113
South West +6 672 £38,000 +8.57% 88
North West -17 669 £36,000 -5.26% 128
West Midlands -5 653 £37,500 +3.45% 57
Yorkshire -8 573 £37,500 - 93
East Midlands -23 245 £37,500 -6.25% 64
Scotland -9 238 £41,500 +6.41% 37
Wales -1 149 £38,500 +7.69% 16
North East -20 93 £34,000 +17.24% 15
Northern Ireland -40 14 £26,750 -24.65% 3
Channel Islands +3 7 £46,250 +26.71%

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 6,595 (69.67%) Windows
2 5,696 (60.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4,665 (49.28%) Microsoft
4 4,615 (48.75%) Active Directory
5 4,281 (45.23%) Windows Server
6 2,746 (29.01%) Cisco
7 2,667 (28.17%) Citrix
8 2,606 (27.53%) Hyper-V
9 2,455 (25.93%) Linux
10 2,315 (24.46%) Office 365
11 2,300 (24.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 2,271 (23.99%) Firewall
13 2,244 (23.71%) ITIL
14 2,222 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
15 2,075 (21.92%) MS Exchange
16 2,060 (21.76%) Windows Server 2008
17 1,774 (18.74%) SAN
18 1,652 (17.45%) DNS
19 1,551 (16.38%) WAN
20 1,533 (16.19%) SQL Server
21 1,514 (15.99%) Amazon AWS
22 1,493 (15.77%) SQL
23 1,452 (15.34%) LAN
24 1,412 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification
24 1,412 (14.92%) Data Centre
25 1,406 (14.85%) Finance
26 1,404 (14.83%) PowerShell
27 1,270 (13.42%) SCCM
28 1,257 (13.28%) DHCP
29 1,180 (12.47%) TCP/IP

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 2,075 (21.92%) MS Exchange
2 925 (9.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 719 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 555 (5.86%) SharePoint
5 514 (5.43%) IIS
6 447 (4.72%) Skype for Business
7 356 (3.76%) OpenStack
8 298 (3.15%) Apache
9 240 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
10 195 (2.06%) Tomcat
11 110 (1.16%) nginx
12 108 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
13 90 (0.95%) Confluence
14 86 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 76 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
16 68 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
17 64 (0.68%) JBoss
18 45 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
19 44 (0.46%) Apache Spark
19 44 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 875 (9.24%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.085%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.053%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.053%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.042%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.042%) CATIA
9 4 (0.042%) RoboHelp
9 4 (0.042%) Snagit
9 4 (0.042%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.011%) Abaqus
10 1 (0.011%) InDesign
10 1 (0.011%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 1 (0.011%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.011%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.011%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 68 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 30 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 23 (0.24%) Elite 3E
5 17 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 15 (0.16%) NetSuite
7 14 (0.15%) Eikon
7 14 (0.15%) MetaTrader
8 13 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 8 (0.085%) Northgate Housing
10 7 (0.074%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 6 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
12 5 (0.053%) Workday HCM
13 4 (0.042%) BusinessWorks
13 4 (0.042%) ENOVIA
13 4 (0.042%) Unit4 Business World
14 3 (0.032%) Oracle 11i
14 3 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
14 3 (0.032%) Pegasus Opera
14 3 (0.032%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 2,315 (24.46%) Office 365
2 2,222 (23.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,514 (15.99%) Amazon AWS
4 430 (4.54%) IaaS
5 280 (2.96%) PaaS
6 256 (2.70%) SaaS
7 150 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
7 150 (1.58%) Mimecast
8 134 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
9 132 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
10 96 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
11 54 (0.57%) Amazon S3
12 48 (0.51%) GitHub
13 42 (0.44%) OneDrive
14 40 (0.42%) AWS CloudFormation
15 39 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
16 37 (0.39%) OpenShift
17 34 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 25 (0.26%) G Suite
19 24 (0.25%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 2,271 (23.99%) Firewall
2 1,774 (18.74%) SAN
3 1,652 (17.45%) DNS
4 1,551 (16.38%) WAN
5 1,452 (15.34%) LAN
6 1,257 (13.28%) DHCP
7 1,180 (12.47%) TCP/IP
8 928 (9.80%) VPN
9 542 (5.73%) VoIP
10 541 (5.72%) VLAN
11 482 (5.09%) Wireless
12 384 (4.06%) NAS
13 338 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
14 331 (3.50%) Skype
15 323 (3.41%) Internet
16 313 (3.31%) Network Security
17 309 (3.26%) NetScaler
18 281 (2.97%) MPLS
19 230 (2.43%) SSL
20 225 (2.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,533 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 398 (4.20%) MySQL
3 202 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 165 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 146 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 138 (1.46%) MongoDB
7 133 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 111 (1.17%) Big Data
9 101 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
10 98 (1.04%) Oracle Database
11 89 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 89 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 87 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
13 80 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
14 64 (0.68%) Hadoop
15 63 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
16 60 (0.63%) Relational Database
17 52 (0.55%) MariaDB
18 42 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
19 40 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 377 (3.98%) Jenkins
2 273 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 155 (1.64%) JIRA
4 111 (1.17%) TeamCity
5 91 (0.96%) Visual Studio
6 78 (0.82%) Vagrant
7 77 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 74 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
9 71 (0.75%) Subversion
10 65 (0.69%) Maven
10 65 (0.69%) MSI
11 58 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
12 50 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 49 (0.52%) NuGet
14 44 (0.46%) Selenium
15 43 (0.45%) Ant
16 36 (0.38%) Eclipse
17 32 (0.34%) GoCD
18 30 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
19 23 (0.24%) Cucumber
General
1 1,406 (14.85%) Finance
2 333 (3.52%) Retail
3 291 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 255 (2.69%) Law
5 251 (2.65%) Banking
6 242 (2.56%) Legal
7 157 (1.66%) Manufacturing
8 149 (1.57%) Marketing
9 120 (1.27%) Advertising
10 117 (1.24%) Games
11 81 (0.86%) Back Office
11 81 (0.86%) Investment Banking
12 72 (0.76%) Military
13 68 (0.72%) Publishing
14 65 (0.69%) Retail Banking
15 63 (0.67%) Billing
16 55 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
17 45 (0.48%) Financial Institution
18 34 (0.36%) Electronics
19 33 (0.35%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,765 (18.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1,155 (12.20%) Support Engineer
3 1,030 (10.88%) Analyst
4 672 (7.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 636 (6.72%) IT Engineer
5 636 (6.72%) IT Support
6 627 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
7 620 (6.55%) Consultant
8 590 (6.23%) Architect
9 587 (6.20%) VMware Engineer
10 556 (5.87%) Support Analyst
11 549 (5.80%) Administrator
12 494 (5.22%) Windows Engineer
13 465 (4.91%) Network Engineer
14 464 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
15 452 (4.77%) 2nd Line Support
16 429 (4.53%) Systems Administrator
17 407 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
18 370 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
19 347 (3.67%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 315 (3.33%) Web Services
2 240 (2.54%) .NET
3 169 (1.79%) HTML
4 160 (1.69%) Middleware
5 112 (1.18%) XML
6 104 (1.10%) LAMP
7 101 (1.07%) Node.js
8 84 (0.89%) LDAP
9 77 (0.81%) CSS
10 70 (0.74%) AngularJS
11 69 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
12 63 (0.67%) JSON
13 62 (0.65%) REST
14 61 (0.64%) HTML5
15 52 (0.55%) ASP.NET
16 50 (0.53%) SOAP
16 50 (0.53%) Software Packaging
17 46 (0.49%) Spring
18 45 (0.48%) LEMP Stack
19 44 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1,412 (14.92%) Data Centre
2 540 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 389 (4.11%) Management Information System
4 372 (3.93%) Clustering
5 339 (3.58%) Public Cloud
6 300 (3.17%) Replication
7 293 (3.10%) Computer Science
8 230 (2.43%) Driving Licence
9 224 (2.37%) Private Cloud
10 193 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
11 181 (1.91%) User Experience
12 170 (1.80%) Blackberry
13 165 (1.74%) Hedge funds
14 137 (1.45%) Fat Client
14 137 (1.45%) Thin Client
15 117 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
16 86 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
17 85 (0.90%) iPhone
18 84 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
19 76 (0.80%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6,595 (69.67%) Windows
2 4,281 (45.23%) Windows Server
3 2,455 (25.93%) Linux
4 2,300 (24.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2,060 (21.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1,029 (10.87%) Windows 7
7 982 (10.37%) Windows 10
8 525 (5.55%) Unix
9 501 (5.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 487 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 382 (4.04%) Windows 8
12 361 (3.81%) CentOS
13 209 (2.21%) Ubuntu
14 154 (1.63%) Mac OS X
15 135 (1.43%) Windows XP
16 124 (1.31%) Android
17 115 (1.21%) Solaris
18 107 (1.13%) Debian
19 97 (1.02%) Apple iOS
20 66 (0.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,244 (23.71%) ITIL
2 1,049 (11.08%) DevOps
3 680 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
4 678 (7.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 603 (6.37%) Presales
6 563 (5.95%) Service Delivery
7 537 (5.67%) Configuration Management
8 531 (5.61%) Project Management
9 525 (5.55%) Migration
10 469 (4.95%) Service Management
11 367 (3.88%) Mentoring
12 364 (3.85%) Change Management
13 341 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
14 338 (3.57%) Problem Management
15 333 (3.52%) High Availability
16 324 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
17 297 (3.14%) Incident Management
17 297 (3.14%) Time Management
18 271 (2.86%) Software Engineering
19 270 (2.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1,493 (15.77%) SQL
2 1,404 (14.83%) PowerShell
3 683 (7.22%) Python
4 495 (5.23%) Bash Shell
5 415 (4.38%) Java
6 320 (3.38%) Perl
7 265 (2.80%) Ruby
8 222 (2.35%) JavaScript
9 197 (2.08%) Shell Script
10 193 (2.04%) C#
11 184 (1.94%) PHP
12 155 (1.64%) C
13 121 (1.28%) VBScript
14 90 (0.95%) C++
15 79 (0.83%) Go
16 75 (0.79%) T-SQL
17 57 (0.60%) VB
18 30 (0.32%) Korn
19 26 (0.27%) VBA
20 21 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,412 (14.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 1,057 (11.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1,007 (10.64%) MCSE
4 850 (8.98%) Degree
5 782 (8.26%) CCNA
6 579 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 512 (5.41%) Security Cleared
8 510 (5.39%) MCSA
9 507 (5.36%) CCNP
10 327 (3.45%) MCP
11 315 (3.33%) SC Cleared
12 275 (2.91%) MCITP
13 263 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
14 228 (2.41%) DV Cleared
15 201 (2.12%) CCA
16 193 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
17 171 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
18 146 (1.54%) CCIE
19 119 (1.26%) RHCE
20 75 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 625 (6.60%) SLA
2 221 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 141 (1.49%) PCI DSS
4 131 (1.38%) QA
5 55 (0.58%) GDPR
6 42 (0.44%) PMO
7 37 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
8 35 (0.37%) COBIT
9 29 (0.31%) ISO 9001
10 16 (0.17%) GPG13
11 13 (0.14%) GCP
12 12 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 12 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 7 (0.074%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 6 (0.063%) HIPAA
15 5 (0.053%) GxP
15 5 (0.053%) SEPA
16 4 (0.042%) ISO 14001
16 4 (0.042%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 4 (0.042%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 5,696 (60.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4,615 (48.75%) Active Directory
3 2,606 (27.53%) Hyper-V
4 1,069 (11.29%) VMware ESXi
5 1,053 (11.12%) vSphere
6 897 (9.48%) XenApp
7 544 (5.75%) XenDesktop
8 472 (4.99%) Docker
9 287 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
10 266 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
11 197 (2.08%) VMware NSX
12 185 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
13 169 (1.79%) XenServer
14 152 (1.61%) Xen
15 148 (1.56%) VirtualBox
16 122 (1.29%) Terminal Services
17 113 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
18 111 (1.17%) KVM
19 102 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
20 94 (0.99%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1,270 (13.42%) SCCM
2 731 (7.72%) Puppet
3 553 (5.84%) Ansible
4 497 (5.25%) SCOM
5 487 (5.14%) Opscode Chef
6 439 (4.64%) vCenter Server
7 264 (2.79%) Nagios
8 253 (2.67%) Kubernetes
9 243 (2.57%) Backup Exec
10 203 (2.14%) WSUS
11 167 (1.76%) Terraform
12 160 (1.69%) SCOrch
13 125 (1.32%) SCVMM
14 104 (1.10%) vRealize
15 101 (1.07%) Microsoft Intune
16 95 (1.00%) AirWatch
17 94 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 84 (0.89%) NetBackup
19 82 (0.87%) Microsoft Clustering
20 71 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 4,665 (49.28%) Microsoft
2 2,746 (29.01%) Cisco
3 2,667 (28.17%) Citrix
4 1,053 (11.12%) HP
5 843 (8.91%) NetApp
6 691 (7.30%) Red Hat
7 541 (5.72%) Dell
8 516 (5.45%) Veeam
9 475 (5.02%) Oracle
10 454 (4.80%) EMC
11 387 (4.09%) F5
12 371 (3.92%) Juniper
13 316 (3.34%) Google
14 314 (3.32%) CheckPoint
15 297 (3.14%) Symantec
16 288 (3.04%) Apple
17 276 (2.92%) SolarWinds
18 265 (2.80%) IBM
19 214 (2.26%) Avaya
20 191 (2.02%) CommVault