Period
to 23 August 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 August 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 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 31 30
Rank change year-on-year -17 -1 +9
Permanent jobs citing VMware 9732 12326 14102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.53% 6.26% 6.51%
As % of the Vendors category 12.42% 14.12% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8409 10662 12020
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

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 78363 87307 100566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.53% 44.37% 46.43%
Number of salaries quoted 60937 70984 81235
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 £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% 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 23 August 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 August 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 -17 9110 £42,500 - 595
UK excluding London -13 5856 £40,000 - 422
London -9 3676 £52,500 +5.00% 202
South East -17 1827 £42,000 -1.18% 119
North of England -7 1523 £37,500 - 129
Midlands 0 783 £37,500 - 53
Yorkshire -6 748 £40,000 +6.67% 58
North West +2 731 £37,500 +1.35% 63
East of England -8 688 £43,000 +1.18% 40
South West -27 610 £36,500 +8.96% 50
West Midlands -8 501 £36,750 -3.29% 40
East Midlands +5 282 £40,000 +14.29% 13
Scotland -13 215 £42,500 +6.25% 23
Wales -4 187 £37,500 +7.14% 6
North East -9 47 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Northern Ireland -10 25 £46,250 +32.14% 1
Channel Islands +1 13 £32,500 -10.96% 1

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 6774 (69.61%) Windows
2 5786 (59.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4927 (50.63%) Active Directory
4 4596 (47.23%) Microsoft
5 4259 (43.76%) Windows Server
6 2947 (30.28%) Cisco
7 2868 (29.47%) Linux
8 2483 (25.51%) Firewall
9 2465 (25.33%) Hyper-V
10 2448 (25.15%) MS Exchange
11 2418 (24.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 2342 (24.06%) Citrix
13 2204 (22.65%) Windows Server 2008
14 2202 (22.63%) ITIL
15 2189 (22.49%) Office 365
16 2158 (22.17%) SAN
17 1956 (20.10%) Microsoft Azure
18 1888 (19.40%) DNS
19 1561 (16.04%) SQL
20 1551 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
21 1518 (15.60%) SQL Server
22 1503 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
23 1484 (15.25%) WAN
24 1470 (15.10%) Finance
24 1470 (15.10%) PowerShell
25 1383 (14.21%) DHCP
26 1368 (14.06%) Data Centre
27 1347 (13.84%) LAN
28 1257 (12.92%) Exchange Server 2010
29 1211 (12.44%) 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 2448 (25.15%) MS Exchange
2 1257 (12.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 767 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 736 (7.56%) IIS
5 703 (7.22%) SharePoint
6 544 (5.59%) Skype for Business
7 381 (3.91%) Apache
8 249 (2.56%) Tomcat
9 233 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
10 213 (2.19%) OpenStack
11 124 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
12 117 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 109 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
14 92 (0.95%) nginx
15 75 (0.77%) JBoss
16 63 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
17 57 (0.59%) CMS
18 56 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
19 39 (0.40%) WebLogic
20 35 (0.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 881 (9.05%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 59 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 46 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 35 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
6 6 (0.062%) InDesign
6 6 (0.062%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.051%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.031%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.010%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.010%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.010%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 63 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
4 17 (0.17%) Teamcenter
5 14 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 11 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (0.092%) Magento
7 9 (0.092%) Oracle Applications
8 8 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (0.082%) Northgate Housing
9 6 (0.062%) Eikon
9 6 (0.062%) thinkFolio
10 5 (0.051%) Remedy AR System
11 4 (0.041%) Oracle CRM
11 4 (0.041%) Oracle Retail
11 4 (0.041%) SAP Business One
12 3 (0.031%) Misys Equation
12 3 (0.031%) NetSuite
12 3 (0.031%) SAP S/4HANA
12 3 (0.031%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2189 (22.49%) Office 365
2 1956 (20.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1551 (15.94%) Amazon AWS
4 443 (4.55%) IaaS
5 262 (2.69%) SaaS
6 253 (2.60%) PaaS
7 170 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
8 112 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 111 (1.14%) Mimecast
10 110 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 87 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
12 54 (0.55%) G Suite
13 48 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
14 44 (0.45%) GitHub
15 39 (0.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 36 (0.37%) OneDrive
17 32 (0.33%) Amazon S3
18 22 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 21 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
20 18 (0.18%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2483 (25.51%) Firewall
2 2158 (22.17%) SAN
3 1888 (19.40%) DNS
4 1484 (15.25%) WAN
5 1383 (14.21%) DHCP
6 1347 (13.84%) LAN
7 1211 (12.44%) TCP/IP
8 1056 (10.85%) VPN
9 595 (6.11%) VLAN
10 592 (6.08%) VoIP
11 468 (4.81%) NAS
12 405 (4.16%) Skype
13 400 (4.11%) MPLS
14 394 (4.05%) Internet
15 379 (3.89%) Wireless
16 334 (3.43%) Cisco ASA
17 314 (3.23%) Network Security
18 283 (2.91%) iSCSI
19 252 (2.59%) BGP
20 239 (2.46%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1518 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 504 (5.18%) MySQL
3 283 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 173 (1.78%) MongoDB
5 165 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 148 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 122 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
8 119 (1.22%) Oracle Database
8 119 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
9 86 (0.88%) Relational Database
10 84 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
11 75 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 68 (0.70%) Big Data
13 67 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 67 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
14 61 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
15 55 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 53 (0.54%) RDBMS
17 52 (0.53%) Hadoop
18 50 (0.51%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 295 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 262 (2.69%) Git (software)
3 80 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 77 (0.79%) JIRA
5 73 (0.75%) TeamCity
6 70 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 70 (0.72%) Vagrant
7 59 (0.61%) Subversion
8 56 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 52 (0.53%) MSI
10 47 (0.48%) NuGet
11 41 (0.42%) Maven
12 33 (0.34%) Visual Studio
13 32 (0.33%) Bitbucket
14 26 (0.27%) InstallShield
15 24 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
16 23 (0.24%) Ant
17 21 (0.22%) JUnit
18 20 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 16 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 1470 (15.10%) Finance
2 456 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 376 (3.86%) Banking
4 331 (3.40%) Retail
5 215 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 213 (2.19%) Marketing
7 201 (2.07%) Law
8 191 (1.96%) Legal
9 159 (1.63%) Games
10 158 (1.62%) Advertising
11 138 (1.42%) Investment Banking
12 103 (1.06%) Back Office
13 98 (1.01%) Retail Banking
14 77 (0.79%) Electronics
15 61 (0.63%) Publishing
16 57 (0.59%) Military
17 42 (0.43%) Financial Institution
18 30 (0.31%) Local Government
19 23 (0.24%) Automotive
20 20 (0.21%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1808 (18.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1185 (12.18%) Analyst
3 1149 (11.81%) Support Engineer
4 740 (7.60%) Administrator
5 709 (7.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 709 (7.29%) IT Support
6 634 (6.51%) Support Analyst
7 630 (6.47%) IT Engineer
8 600 (6.17%) Architect
9 579 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
10 568 (5.84%) VMware Engineer
11 549 (5.64%) Systems Administrator
12 515 (5.29%) Windows Engineer
13 497 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support
14 492 (5.06%) Network Engineer
15 439 (4.51%) Consultant
16 438 (4.50%) Infrastructure Support
17 400 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
18 397 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
19 374 (3.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (2.86%) Web Services
2 222 (2.28%) .NET
3 145 (1.49%) LAMP
4 111 (1.14%) Middleware
5 78 (0.80%) HTML
6 62 (0.64%) XML
7 56 (0.58%) Software Packaging
8 54 (0.55%) Node.js
9 50 (0.51%) 802.1X
10 44 (0.45%) Elastic Stack
11 42 (0.43%) REST
12 41 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
13 38 (0.39%) XMPP
14 35 (0.36%) SOAP
15 34 (0.35%) CSS
15 34 (0.35%) LEMP Stack
16 33 (0.34%) JSON
17 32 (0.33%) Java EE
18 30 (0.31%) RESTful
19 29 (0.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1368 (14.06%) Data Centre
2 445 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 383 (3.94%) Clustering
4 381 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 291 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 263 (2.70%) Replication
7 250 (2.57%) Blackberry
8 242 (2.49%) Driving Licence
9 183 (1.88%) Public Cloud
10 175 (1.80%) User Experience
11 156 (1.60%) Hedge funds
12 155 (1.59%) Private Cloud
13 127 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
14 119 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
14 119 (1.22%) iPad
15 111 (1.14%) EMC VNX
16 101 (1.04%) Fat Client
16 101 (1.04%) Thin Client
17 89 (0.91%) Fintech
18 88 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6774 (69.61%) Windows
2 4259 (43.76%) Windows Server
3 2868 (29.47%) Linux
4 2418 (24.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 2204 (22.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 1101 (11.31%) Windows 7
7 797 (8.19%) Windows 10
8 753 (7.74%) Unix
9 691 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 624 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 433 (4.45%) CentOS
12 419 (4.31%) Windows 8
13 235 (2.41%) Windows XP
14 234 (2.40%) Ubuntu
15 213 (2.19%) Android
16 201 (2.07%) Solaris
17 188 (1.93%) Mac OS X
18 165 (1.70%) Apple iOS
19 149 (1.53%) Debian
20 102 (1.05%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2202 (22.63%) ITIL
2 891 (9.16%) DevOps
3 690 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 571 (5.87%) Migration
5 551 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 514 (5.28%) Project Management
7 469 (4.82%) High Availability
7 469 (4.82%) Presales
8 454 (4.67%) Service Management
9 450 (4.62%) Service Delivery
10 400 (4.11%) Configuration Management
11 379 (3.89%) Change Management
12 377 (3.87%) Mentoring
13 354 (3.64%) Problem Management
14 333 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
15 306 (3.14%) Load Balancing
16 279 (2.87%) Business Continuity
16 279 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
17 266 (2.73%) Time Management
18 264 (2.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1561 (16.04%) SQL
2 1470 (15.10%) PowerShell
3 699 (7.18%) Python
4 595 (6.11%) Bash Shell
5 427 (4.39%) Perl
6 402 (4.13%) Java
7 254 (2.61%) Ruby
8 218 (2.24%) C
9 217 (2.23%) Shell Script
10 161 (1.65%) C#
11 137 (1.41%) VBScript
12 126 (1.29%) PHP
13 118 (1.21%) JavaScript
14 97 (1.00%) C++
15 69 (0.71%) T-SQL
16 60 (0.62%) VB
17 37 (0.38%) Groovy
18 33 (0.34%) Korn
19 32 (0.33%) Bourne shell
20 27 (0.28%) Go
Qualifications
1 1503 (15.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1114 (11.45%) MCSE
3 1113 (11.44%) Cisco Certification
4 872 (8.96%) Degree
5 825 (8.48%) CCNA
6 671 (6.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 593 (6.09%) MCSA
8 509 (5.23%) Security Cleared
9 491 (5.05%) CCNP
10 372 (3.82%) MCP
11 332 (3.41%) SC Cleared
12 286 (2.94%) MCITP
13 260 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
14 204 (2.10%) CCA
15 190 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
16 178 (1.83%) DV Cleared
17 154 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
18 112 (1.15%) CCIE
19 83 (0.85%) DBS Check
20 77 (0.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 649 (6.67%) SLA
2 252 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 206 (2.12%) QA
4 176 (1.81%) PCI DSS
5 49 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 37 (0.38%) ISO 9001
7 29 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
8 26 (0.27%) GDPR
9 23 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 19 (0.20%) PMO
11 14 (0.14%) COBIT
12 13 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
13 12 (0.12%) BS25999
14 11 (0.11%) ISO 22301
15 10 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 10 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 6 (0.062%) Data Quality
17 5 (0.051%) HL7
17 5 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 19770
18 4 (0.041%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 5786 (59.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4927 (50.63%) Active Directory
3 2465 (25.33%) Hyper-V
4 1187 (12.20%) vSphere
5 1016 (10.44%) VMware ESXi
6 820 (8.43%) XenApp
7 483 (4.96%) XenDesktop
8 372 (3.82%) Docker
9 306 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
10 236 (2.42%) Virtual Servers
11 217 (2.23%) KVM
12 213 (2.19%) Terminal Services
13 153 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
13 153 (1.57%) Xen
14 136 (1.40%) NFS
15 133 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
16 120 (1.23%) XenServer
17 105 (1.08%) vCloud
18 102 (1.05%) VMware NSX
19 96 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1189 (12.22%) SCCM
2 764 (7.85%) Puppet
3 551 (5.66%) Ansible
4 530 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
5 478 (4.91%) SCOM
6 327 (3.36%) WSUS
7 311 (3.20%) Backup Exec
8 302 (3.10%) vCenter Server
9 297 (3.05%) Nagios
10 171 (1.76%) AirWatch
11 129 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
12 122 (1.25%) NetBackup
13 119 (1.22%) ZABBIX
14 101 (1.04%) Terraform
15 99 (1.02%) Kubernetes
16 83 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
17 72 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
18 70 (0.72%) Failover Clustering
19 64 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
20 62 (0.64%) Salt
Vendors
1 4596 (47.23%) Microsoft
2 2947 (30.28%) Cisco
3 2342 (24.06%) Citrix
4 1210 (12.43%) HP
5 972 (9.99%) NetApp
6 792 (8.14%) Red Hat
7 541 (5.56%) Veeam
8 533 (5.48%) Oracle
9 522 (5.36%) Dell
10 520 (5.34%) EMC
11 425 (4.37%) Juniper
12 327 (3.36%) Symantec
13 325 (3.34%) CheckPoint
14 293 (3.01%) F5
15 283 (2.91%) IBM
16 234 (2.40%) Google
16 234 (2.40%) SolarWinds
17 219 (2.25%) McAfee
18 217 (2.23%) Apple
19 216 (2.22%) Palo Alto