Period
to 23 October 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 32 31
Rank change year-on-year -15 -1 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware 9763 11795 13921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.56% 6.22% 6.36%
As % of the Vendors category 12.53% 14.18% 13.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8401 10081 11873
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £66,250
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 77929 83156 100545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.39% 43.85% 45.97%
Number of salaries quoted 60243 67119 81790
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 -16 9149 £42,500 - 431
UK excluding London -11 5934 £40,000 - 322
London -6 3656 £52,500 +5.00% 134
South East -14 1851 £40,000 -5.88% 98
North of England -7 1480 £37,500 +1.35% 85
Midlands -10 807 £36,500 -2.67% 60
Yorkshire -1 723 £37,500 - 38
East of England -6 723 £45,000 +5.88% 27
North West -9 689 £37,500 +4.17% 44
South West -20 641 £38,500 +10.00% 27
West Midlands -9 547 £36,500 -2.67% 36
Scotland -8 254 £42,500 +6.25% 16
East Midlands -5 251 £36,500 -2.67% 24
Wales -4 170 £37,500 +7.14% 7
North East +2 69 £33,250 -13.64% 3
Northern Ireland -13 22 £45,000 +30.43% 1
Channel Islands -1 7 £32,500 -10.96% 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing VMware 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.

1 6811 (69.76%) Windows
2 5907 (60.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4974 (50.95%) Active Directory
4 4718 (48.33%) Microsoft
5 4236 (43.39%) Windows Server
6 3014 (30.87%) Cisco
7 2721 (27.87%) Linux
8 2566 (26.28%) Firewall
9 2550 (26.12%) Citrix
10 2517 (25.78%) MS Exchange
11 2472 (25.32%) Hyper-V
12 2430 (24.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 2341 (23.98%) ITIL
14 2252 (23.07%) Office 365
15 2208 (22.62%) Windows Server 2008
16 2159 (22.11%) SAN
17 2038 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
18 1795 (18.39%) DNS
19 1583 (16.21%) SQL
20 1558 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
21 1552 (15.90%) Finance
22 1549 (15.87%) SQL Server
23 1540 (15.77%) PowerShell
24 1504 (15.41%) WAN
25 1492 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
26 1425 (14.60%) Data Centre
27 1378 (14.11%) LAN
28 1316 (13.48%) DHCP
29 1282 (13.13%) TCP/IP
30 1272 (13.03%) Exchange Server 2010

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 2517 (25.78%) MS Exchange
2 1272 (13.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 756 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 690 (7.07%) IIS
5 667 (6.83%) SharePoint
6 563 (5.77%) Skype for Business
7 346 (3.54%) Apache
8 259 (2.65%) OpenStack
9 253 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
10 220 (2.25%) Tomcat
11 140 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 105 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
13 102 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 99 (1.01%) nginx
15 80 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
16 68 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
17 66 (0.68%) JBoss
18 45 (0.46%) CMS
19 41 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
19 41 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 927 (9.50%) Microsoft Office
2 80 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 51 (0.52%) MS Visio
4 39 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 36 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.031%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.031%) InDesign
8 3 (0.031%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.031%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.020%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.020%) RoboHelp
9 2 (0.020%) Snagit
10 1 (0.010%) CATIA
10 1 (0.010%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.010%) Mingle
10 1 (0.010%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.010%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 65 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 31 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 14 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 14 (0.14%) Teamcenter
5 13 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
6 12 (0.12%) Eikon
7 10 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 9 (0.092%) Dynamics NAV
9 7 (0.072%) NetSuite
10 6 (0.061%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 6 (0.061%) thinkFolio
11 4 (0.041%) Workday HCM
12 3 (0.031%) Epicor Tropos
12 3 (0.031%) Magento
12 3 (0.031%) MetaTrader
12 3 (0.031%) Misys Equation
12 3 (0.031%) SAP Business One
12 3 (0.031%) SAP S/4HANA
12 3 (0.031%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2252 (23.07%) Office 365
2 2038 (20.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 1492 (15.28%) Amazon AWS
4 474 (4.86%) IaaS
5 270 (2.77%) PaaS
6 235 (2.41%) SaaS
7 154 (1.58%) Mimecast
8 142 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
9 119 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
10 99 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
11 73 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
12 56 (0.57%) G Suite
12 56 (0.57%) GitHub
13 52 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
14 35 (0.36%) OneDrive
15 31 (0.32%) IBM Cloud
15 31 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 29 (0.30%) Amazon S3
17 19 (0.19%) Bluemix
17 19 (0.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2566 (26.28%) Firewall
2 2159 (22.11%) SAN
3 1795 (18.39%) DNS
4 1504 (15.41%) WAN
5 1378 (14.11%) LAN
6 1316 (13.48%) DHCP
7 1282 (13.13%) TCP/IP
8 1083 (11.09%) VPN
9 610 (6.25%) VLAN
10 575 (5.89%) VoIP
11 475 (4.87%) NAS
12 426 (4.36%) Skype
13 423 (4.33%) Wireless
14 373 (3.82%) Internet
15 364 (3.73%) MPLS
16 346 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
17 294 (3.01%) Network Security
18 289 (2.96%) SSL
19 281 (2.88%) iSCSI
20 248 (2.54%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1549 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 481 (4.93%) MySQL
3 261 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 169 (1.73%) MongoDB
5 165 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 147 (1.51%) NoSQL
7 116 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
8 97 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 92 (0.94%) Oracle Database
10 87 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 85 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
12 78 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 75 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
14 71 (0.73%) Relational Database
15 61 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
15 61 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
16 58 (0.59%) Big Data
17 49 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
18 48 (0.49%) Hadoop
19 47 (0.48%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 327 (3.35%) Jenkins
2 238 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 94 (0.96%) JIRA
4 84 (0.86%) TeamCity
5 80 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 72 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 66 (0.68%) Vagrant
8 64 (0.66%) Subversion
9 57 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 56 (0.57%) MSI
10 56 (0.57%) Visual Studio
11 45 (0.46%) Maven
12 40 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 37 (0.38%) NuGet
14 34 (0.35%) InstallShield
15 32 (0.33%) Ant
16 25 (0.26%) Bitbucket
17 24 (0.25%) JUnit
18 22 (0.23%) Rational DOORS
19 20 (0.20%) Travis CI
General
1 1552 (15.90%) Finance
2 424 (4.34%) Banking
3 406 (4.16%) Telecoms
4 225 (2.30%) Legal
5 223 (2.28%) Retail
6 207 (2.12%) Law
7 189 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 189 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 165 (1.69%) Marketing
9 153 (1.57%) Retail Banking
10 150 (1.54%) Games
11 137 (1.40%) Advertising
12 121 (1.24%) Back Office
13 73 (0.75%) Military
14 68 (0.70%) Publishing
15 63 (0.65%) Electronics
16 50 (0.51%) Financial Institution
17 29 (0.30%) Billing
18 24 (0.25%) Local Government
19 23 (0.24%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1824 (18.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1251 (12.81%) Analyst
3 1173 (12.01%) Support Engineer
4 748 (7.66%) IT Support
5 743 (7.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 726 (7.44%) Administrator
7 684 (7.01%) IT Engineer
8 679 (6.95%) Support Analyst
9 579 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
10 571 (5.85%) VMware Engineer
11 566 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
12 539 (5.52%) Architect
13 502 (5.14%) Network Engineer
14 497 (5.09%) 3rd Line Support
15 459 (4.70%) Windows Engineer
16 451 (4.62%) Consultant
17 416 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support
18 410 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support
19 391 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
20 358 (3.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (2.62%) Web Services
2 202 (2.07%) .NET
3 118 (1.21%) LAMP
4 94 (0.96%) Middleware
5 90 (0.92%) HTML
6 71 (0.73%) XML
7 59 (0.60%) REST
8 58 (0.59%) Node.js
9 47 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
10 46 (0.47%) 802.1X
10 46 (0.47%) LEMP Stack
11 43 (0.44%) Software Packaging
12 41 (0.42%) CSS
13 39 (0.40%) JSON
13 39 (0.40%) SOAP
14 36 (0.37%) HTML5
14 36 (0.37%) Java EE
14 36 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
14 36 (0.37%) XMPP
15 31 (0.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1425 (14.60%) Data Centre
2 433 (4.44%) Clustering
3 421 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
4 398 (4.08%) Management Information System
5 332 (3.40%) Replication
6 304 (3.11%) Computer Science
7 260 (2.66%) Blackberry
8 254 (2.60%) Driving Licence
9 242 (2.48%) Public Cloud
10 209 (2.14%) User Experience
11 178 (1.82%) Private Cloud
12 168 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
13 148 (1.52%) Hedge funds
14 112 (1.15%) Fat Client
14 112 (1.15%) Thin Client
15 107 (1.10%) EMC VNX
16 101 (1.03%) Fintech
17 99 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
17 99 (1.01%) Virtual Team
18 91 (0.93%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6811 (69.76%) Windows
2 4236 (43.39%) Windows Server
3 2721 (27.87%) Linux
4 2430 (24.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 2208 (22.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 1191 (12.20%) Windows 7
7 907 (9.29%) Windows 10
8 735 (7.53%) Unix
9 624 (6.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 612 (6.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 463 (4.74%) Windows 8
12 431 (4.41%) CentOS
13 240 (2.46%) Ubuntu
14 225 (2.30%) Android
15 222 (2.27%) Mac OS X
16 210 (2.15%) Windows XP
17 178 (1.82%) Apple iOS
18 164 (1.68%) Solaris
19 137 (1.40%) Debian
20 85 (0.87%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2341 (23.98%) ITIL
2 927 (9.50%) DevOps
3 736 (7.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 653 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
5 530 (5.43%) Migration
6 513 (5.25%) Service Delivery
7 509 (5.21%) Service Management
8 506 (5.18%) Project Management
9 472 (4.83%) Presales
10 434 (4.45%) Configuration Management
11 425 (4.35%) High Availability
12 423 (4.33%) Problem Management
13 411 (4.21%) Change Management
14 359 (3.68%) Mentoring
15 325 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
16 317 (3.25%) Load Balancing
17 288 (2.95%) Asset Management
18 279 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
19 274 (2.81%) Time Management
20 268 (2.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1583 (16.21%) SQL
2 1540 (15.77%) PowerShell
3 685 (7.02%) Python
4 569 (5.83%) Bash Shell
5 420 (4.30%) Java
6 383 (3.92%) Perl
7 255 (2.61%) Ruby
8 215 (2.20%) Shell Script
9 201 (2.06%) C
10 175 (1.79%) C#
11 154 (1.58%) PHP
12 153 (1.57%) VBScript
13 150 (1.54%) JavaScript
14 92 (0.94%) C++
15 85 (0.87%) T-SQL
16 58 (0.59%) VB
17 46 (0.47%) Go
18 39 (0.40%) Korn
19 32 (0.33%) Groovy
20 24 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 1558 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1154 (11.82%) Cisco Certification
3 1140 (11.68%) MCSE
4 880 (9.01%) Degree
5 879 (9.00%) CCNA
6 625 (6.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 559 (5.73%) MCSA
8 552 (5.65%) Security Cleared
9 494 (5.06%) CCNP
10 390 (3.99%) MCP
11 367 (3.76%) SC Cleared
12 318 (3.26%) Citrix Certification
13 246 (2.52%) MCITP
14 234 (2.40%) CCA
15 221 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
16 211 (2.16%) DV Cleared
17 168 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
18 127 (1.30%) CCIE
19 91 (0.93%) CISSP
20 88 (0.90%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 682 (6.99%) SLA
2 276 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 184 (1.88%) QA
4 177 (1.81%) PCI DSS
5 51 (0.52%) ISO 9001
6 41 (0.42%) GDPR
7 35 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 25 (0.26%) PMO
9 20 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
9 20 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 18 (0.18%) COBIT
11 12 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 11 (0.11%) BS25999
13 10 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 10 (0.10%) ISO 22301
14 9 (0.092%) Disclosure Scotland
14 9 (0.092%) GCP
15 6 (0.061%) GPG13
16 5 (0.051%) Data Quality
16 5 (0.051%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 5907 (60.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4974 (50.95%) Active Directory
3 2472 (25.32%) Hyper-V
4 1198 (12.27%) vSphere
5 1063 (10.89%) VMware ESXi
6 863 (8.84%) XenApp
7 539 (5.52%) XenDesktop
8 399 (4.09%) Docker
9 270 (2.77%) Virtual Machines
10 222 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
11 192 (1.97%) Microsoft App-V
12 188 (1.93%) Terminal Services
13 179 (1.83%) KVM
14 163 (1.67%) Xen
15 147 (1.51%) XenServer
16 137 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
17 127 (1.30%) VMware NSX
18 122 (1.25%) NFS
19 103 (1.06%) VirtualBox
20 85 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1269 (13.00%) SCCM
2 728 (7.46%) Puppet
3 531 (5.44%) Ansible
4 521 (5.34%) Opscode Chef
5 510 (5.22%) SCOM
6 332 (3.40%) vCenter Server
7 306 (3.13%) WSUS
8 292 (2.99%) Nagios
9 291 (2.98%) Backup Exec
10 174 (1.78%) AirWatch
11 164 (1.68%) Kubernetes
12 126 (1.29%) Terraform
13 122 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
14 119 (1.22%) NetBackup
15 105 (1.08%) ZABBIX
16 80 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
17 74 (0.76%) SCOrch
18 73 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
19 72 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
20 66 (0.68%) Salt
Vendors
1 4718 (48.33%) Microsoft
2 3014 (30.87%) Cisco
3 2550 (26.12%) Citrix
4 1183 (12.12%) HP
5 935 (9.58%) NetApp
6 812 (8.32%) Red Hat
7 573 (5.87%) Dell
8 556 (5.69%) Veeam
9 535 (5.48%) Oracle
10 525 (5.38%) EMC
11 447 (4.58%) Juniper
12 372 (3.81%) Symantec
13 321 (3.29%) F5
14 307 (3.14%) IBM
15 298 (3.05%) CheckPoint
16 262 (2.68%) SolarWinds
17 244 (2.50%) Apple
18 242 (2.48%) Google
19 239 (2.45%) McAfee
20 215 (2.20%) AppSense