Period
to 16 July 2020

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 16 July 2020 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
16 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 43 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -2
Permanent jobs citing VMware 4,038 7,794 9,131
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.43% 5.35% 5.19%
As % of the Vendors category 13.28% 12.59% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,454 6,817 7,820
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.74% -1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 30,414 61,918 76,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.89% 42.46% 43.52%
Number of salaries quoted 23,314 47,590 59,479
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +3.45% +3.57%

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 16 July 2020.

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 16 July 2020. 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 3,738 £47,500 +5.56% 363
UK excluding London +1 2,613 £42,500 +6.25% 310
London +10 1,310 £60,000 +11.11% 74
South East +3 787 £45,000 +5.88% 100
North of England -5 572 £42,500 +13.33% 79
Midlands +1 479 £42,500 +6.25% 28
West Midlands +3 361 £43,304 +1.89% 18
South West +1 349 £40,000 -2.44% 58
North West -3 298 £47,500 +25.00% 51
East of England -6 243 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Work from Home +4 234 £55,000 -8.33% 24
Yorkshire -3 222 £42,500 +16.44% 26
East Midlands +3 116 £42,500 +13.33% 10
Scotland +43 98 £45,000 +12.50% 13
Wales +25 96 £38,500 -3.14% 8
North East +23 52 £37,500 +1.35% 2
Northern Ireland +19 3 £52,500 +31.25% 2

For the 6 months to 16 July 2020, 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 2,701 (66.89%) Windows
2 2,474 (61.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2,003 (49.60%) Microsoft
4 1,875 (46.43%) Active Directory
5 1,704 (42.20%) Windows Server
6 1,702 (42.15%) Azure
7 1,439 (35.64%) Office 365
8 1,129 (27.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1,124 (27.84%) Cisco
10 1,054 (26.10%) Linux
11 1,022 (25.31%) Hyper-V
12 928 (22.98%) Firewall
13 893 (22.11%) Citrix
14 877 (21.72%) AWS
15 873 (21.62%) PowerShell
16 826 (20.46%) ITIL
17 716 (17.73%) DNS
18 642 (15.90%) WAN
19 615 (15.23%) Data Centre
20 586 (14.51%) DHCP
21 584 (14.46%) SCCM
22 581 (14.39%) LAN
23 564 (13.97%) MS Exchange
24 561 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
25 542 (13.42%) SQL Server
26 534 (13.22%) SQL
27 521 (12.90%) SAN
28 518 (12.83%) Windows Server 2016
29 514 (12.73%) Finance
30 504 (12.48%) Windows 10

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
1 564 (13.97%) MS Exchange
2 253 (6.27%) SharePoint
3 182 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 163 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 154 (3.81%) IIS
6 105 (2.60%) Skype for Business
7 67 (1.66%) OpenStack
8 57 (1.41%) Confluence
9 53 (1.31%) Tomcat
10 42 (1.04%) Apache
11 27 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
13 19 (0.47%) WebSphere
14 18 (0.45%) CMS
15 16 (0.40%) nginx
15 16 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
16 15 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
17 12 (0.30%) JBoss
18 6 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
18 6 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 277 (6.86%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
6 7 (0.17%) Gliffy
7 4 (0.099%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.074%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.025%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.025%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 15 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.15%) Elite 3E
5 4 (0.099%) assyst
5 4 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.099%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.074%) Exchequer
6 3 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.050%) Maximo
7 2 (0.050%) Relativity
7 2 (0.050%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.050%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.050%) Shopify
7 2 (0.050%) TRIRIGA
8 1 (0.025%) Carpe Diem
8 1 (0.025%) Faxination
8 1 (0.025%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.025%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.025%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,702 (42.15%) Azure
2 1,439 (35.64%) Office 365
3 877 (21.72%) AWS
4 226 (5.60%) IaaS
5 207 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 200 (4.95%) PaaS
7 134 (3.32%) SaaS
8 112 (2.77%) GCP
9 71 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
10 70 (1.73%) Mimecast
11 56 (1.39%) OneDrive
12 46 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
13 44 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
14 31 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 28 (0.69%) Amazon S3
15 28 (0.69%) Serverless
16 27 (0.67%) GitHub
17 26 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 25 (0.62%) OpenShift
19 23 (0.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 928 (22.98%) Firewall
2 716 (17.73%) DNS
3 642 (15.90%) WAN
4 586 (14.51%) DHCP
5 581 (14.39%) LAN
6 521 (12.90%) SAN
7 421 (10.43%) TCP/IP
8 372 (9.21%) VPN
9 222 (5.50%) VoIP
10 192 (4.75%) VLAN
11 183 (4.53%) Wireless
12 145 (3.59%) Network Security
13 128 (3.17%) NetScaler
14 124 (3.07%) Skype
15 118 (2.92%) Internet
16 117 (2.90%) iSCSI
17 106 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
18 93 (2.30%) MPLS
19 86 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
19 86 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 542 (13.42%) SQL Server
2 108 (2.67%) MySQL
3 93 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
4 76 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
5 57 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
6 56 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
7 40 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 38 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
9 35 (0.87%) Big Data
10 31 (0.77%) Oracle Database
11 30 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 28 (0.69%) NoSQL
12 28 (0.69%) Relational Database
13 27 (0.67%) Hadoop
14 21 (0.52%) RDBMS
15 20 (0.50%) SQL Server 2017
16 18 (0.45%) Power BI
16 18 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 15 (0.37%) DB2
18 14 (0.35%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 177 (4.38%) Git (software)
2 166 (4.11%) Jenkins
3 106 (2.63%) JIRA
4 50 (1.24%) Bitbucket
4 50 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
4 50 (1.24%) TeamCity
5 36 (0.89%) Maven
5 36 (0.89%) SonarQube
6 33 (0.82%) DbUnit
6 33 (0.82%) jMock
6 33 (0.82%) JUnit
6 33 (0.82%) Mockito
7 28 (0.69%) Selenium
8 27 (0.67%) Vagrant
9 25 (0.62%) Subversion
10 21 (0.52%) GitLab
11 20 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 18 (0.45%) Artifactory
13 14 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
14 13 (0.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 514 (12.73%) Finance
2 134 (3.32%) Telecoms
3 125 (3.10%) Public Sector
4 102 (2.53%) Retail
5 97 (2.40%) Banking
6 81 (2.01%) Law
7 66 (1.63%) Legal
8 60 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 47 (1.16%) Advertising
10 41 (1.02%) Marketing
11 28 (0.69%) Local Government
12 22 (0.54%) Games
13 21 (0.52%) Aerospace
14 19 (0.47%) Back Office
14 19 (0.47%) Military
15 15 (0.37%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.35%) Automotive
17 10 (0.25%) Financial Institution
18 8 (0.20%) Billing
18 8 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 880 (21.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 435 (10.77%) Support Engineer
3 356 (8.82%) IT Engineer
4 317 (7.85%) Analyst
5 281 (6.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 272 (6.74%) IT Support
7 265 (6.56%) Network Engineer
8 263 (6.51%) Administrator
9 237 (5.87%) Consultant
10 229 (5.67%) Architect
11 217 (5.37%) Systems Administrator
12 205 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
13 193 (4.78%) Systems Engineer
14 185 (4.58%) VMware Engineer
15 171 (4.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 168 (4.16%) IT Support Engineer
17 145 (3.59%) Cloud Engineer
18 140 (3.47%) Windows Engineer
19 135 (3.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 133 (3.29%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (2.80%) Web Services
2 89 (2.20%) .NET
3 73 (1.81%) LDAP
4 59 (1.46%) HTML
5 57 (1.41%) REST
6 47 (1.16%) XML
7 41 (1.02%) SOAP
8 39 (0.97%) RESTful
9 37 (0.92%) Spring
10 36 (0.89%) CSS
11 33 (0.82%) J2EE
11 33 (0.82%) PowerMock
12 32 (0.79%) Apache Camel
13 30 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
14 28 (0.69%) Middleware
15 27 (0.67%) LAMP
16 26 (0.64%) Node.js
16 26 (0.64%) YAML
17 24 (0.59%) AngularJS
17 24 (0.59%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 615 (15.23%) Data Centre
2 196 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
3 186 (4.61%) Public Cloud
4 158 (3.91%) Management Information System
5 143 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
6 109 (2.70%) Clustering
7 95 (2.35%) Private Cloud
8 88 (2.18%) Enterprise Storage
9 87 (2.15%) Driving Licence
10 82 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
10 82 (2.03%) Replication
11 67 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
12 45 (1.11%) User Experience
13 41 (1.02%) PKI
14 36 (0.89%) CMDB
15 31 (0.77%) Fat Client
15 31 (0.77%) Thin Client
16 30 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
16 30 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
17 28 (0.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2,701 (66.89%) Windows
2 1,704 (42.20%) Windows Server
3 1,054 (26.10%) Linux
4 561 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 518 (12.83%) Windows Server 2016
6 504 (12.48%) Windows 10
7 359 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 252 (6.24%) Windows 7
9 210 (5.20%) Unix
10 175 (4.33%) Windows Server 2019
11 150 (3.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 129 (3.19%) CentOS
13 123 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 75 (1.86%) Windows 8
15 74 (1.83%) Ubuntu
16 55 (1.36%) Solaris
17 45 (1.11%) Android
18 32 (0.79%) AIX
19 28 (0.69%) Debian
20 26 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,129 (27.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 826 (20.46%) ITIL
3 489 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
4 372 (9.21%) DevOps
5 358 (8.87%) Migration
6 344 (8.52%) Agile Software Development
7 337 (8.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 260 (6.44%) Project Delivery
9 237 (5.87%) Change Management
10 230 (5.70%) Project Management
11 207 (5.13%) Configuration Management
12 190 (4.71%) Mentoring
13 182 (4.51%) Service Delivery
14 178 (4.41%) Information Security
15 170 (4.21%) Cybersecurity
16 166 (4.11%) Service Management
17 164 (4.06%) Problem Management
18 155 (3.84%) High Availability
19 154 (3.81%) Incident Management
20 148 (3.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 873 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 534 (13.22%) SQL
3 396 (9.81%) Python
4 267 (6.61%) Bash Shell
5 98 (2.43%) Java
5 98 (2.43%) Shell Script
6 77 (1.91%) JavaScript
7 72 (1.78%) C#
7 72 (1.78%) VBScript
8 63 (1.56%) C
8 63 (1.56%) Perl
9 55 (1.36%) C++
10 53 (1.31%) Ruby
11 52 (1.29%) PHP
12 36 (0.89%) Go
13 20 (0.50%) Groovy
14 19 (0.47%) VB
15 18 (0.45%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.27%) R
17 9 (0.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 429 (10.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 391 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 330 (8.17%) Security Cleared
4 303 (7.50%) MCSE
5 285 (7.06%) Degree
6 260 (6.44%) CCNA
7 229 (5.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 205 (5.08%) MCSA
9 196 (4.85%) SC Cleared
10 164 (4.06%) CCNP
11 125 (3.10%) DV Cleared
12 104 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
13 68 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
14 64 (1.58%) CCIE
15 54 (1.34%) MCP
16 48 (1.19%) MCITP
17 38 (0.94%) CISSP
18 36 (0.89%) Citrix Certification
19 31 (0.77%) Server+ Certification
20 30 (0.74%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (8.05%) SLA
2 137 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 76 (1.88%) GDPR
4 46 (1.14%) QA
5 34 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 27 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 24 (0.59%) BS25999
8 23 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 19 (0.47%) NIST
10 18 (0.45%) ISO 9001
11 13 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
12 12 (0.30%) COBIT
13 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 19770
14 5 (0.12%) AICPA
15 4 (0.099%) ISO 14001
15 4 (0.099%) PMO
16 3 (0.074%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
16 3 (0.074%) HL7
17 2 (0.050%) ISO 22301
18 1 (0.025%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 2,474 (61.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1,875 (46.43%) Active Directory
3 1,022 (25.31%) Hyper-V
4 503 (12.46%) vSphere
5 428 (10.60%) VMware ESXi
6 293 (7.26%) XenApp
7 217 (5.37%) Docker
8 208 (5.15%) XenDesktop
9 162 (4.01%) Virtual Machines
10 108 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
11 97 (2.40%) VMware NSX
12 69 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
13 49 (1.21%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 47 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
15 44 (1.09%) VMware Server
16 43 (1.06%) KVM
17 41 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 41 (1.02%) NFS
18 40 (0.99%) Xen
19 37 (0.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 584 (14.46%) SCCM
2 347 (8.59%) Ansible
3 232 (5.75%) Puppet
4 230 (5.70%) SCOM
5 222 (5.50%) Terraform
6 177 (4.38%) Kubernetes
7 143 (3.54%) vCenter Server
8 141 (3.49%) WSUS
9 138 (3.42%) Microsoft Intune
10 131 (3.24%) Opscode Chef
11 90 (2.23%) Backup Exec
12 60 (1.49%) Nagios
13 50 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
14 49 (1.21%) NetBackup
15 46 (1.14%) vRealize
16 45 (1.11%) SCVMM
17 41 (1.02%) PowerCLI
18 37 (0.92%) Single Sign-On
19 36 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
20 35 (0.87%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2,003 (49.60%) Microsoft
2 1,124 (27.84%) Cisco
3 893 (22.11%) Citrix
4 417 (10.33%) HP
5 290 (7.18%) Veeam
6 265 (6.56%) Dell
7 240 (5.94%) NetApp
8 220 (5.45%) Red Hat
9 200 (4.95%) EMC
10 185 (4.58%) Juniper
11 173 (4.28%) Oracle
12 134 (3.32%) SolarWinds
13 132 (3.27%) Meraki
14 116 (2.87%) IBM
15 102 (2.53%) CheckPoint
16 100 (2.48%) Google
17 98 (2.43%) Symantec
18 97 (2.40%) Sophos
19 96 (2.38%) Palo Alto
20 83 (2.06%) F5