Period
to 10 May 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 10 May 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
10 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 55 47 47
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware 4,101 5,164 7,723
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.67% 5.16% 5.26%
As % of the Vendors category 12.29% 12.62% 12.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,293 4,259 6,536
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £26,625
25th Percentile £36,000 £35,250 £33,594
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.11% - +3.45%
75th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 33,364 40,913 60,977
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.03% 40.88% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24,643 31,705 46,941
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,434 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.11% - +5.88%

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 10 May 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 10 May 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 -8 3,707 £46,000 +2.22% 757
UK excluding London -4 2,856 £42,500 - 614
London -29 1,028 £60,000 +9.09% 175
South East +6 809 £44,000 -2.22% 147
Work from Home -10 689 £50,000 -9.09% 105
North of England -2 637 £42,500 - 181
Midlands +1 535 £40,000 -5.88% 134
South West -2 447 £40,000 - 71
West Midlands -6 357 £40,000 -5.88% 64
North West -2 314 £43,000 -6.01% 109
Yorkshire -8 249 £42,500 - 54
East of England -3 203 £47,500 +18.75% 49
East Midlands +3 178 £42,500 +3.03% 69
Scotland +10 152 £42,500 -5.56% 27
North East +24 76 £38,500 +2.67% 18
Wales -9 68 £35,000 -9.09% 7
Northern Ireland +5 6 £45,000 -
Channel Islands - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 10 May 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 2,675 (65.23%) Windows
2 2,576 (62.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2,190 (53.40%) Microsoft
4 2,139 (52.16%) Azure
5 2,046 (49.89%) Active Directory
6 1,755 (42.79%) Windows Server
7 1,641 (40.01%) Microsoft 365
8 1,180 (28.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1,127 (27.48%) Linux
10 1,115 (27.19%) Hyper-V
11 1,020 (24.87%) Firewall
12 1,002 (24.43%) PowerShell
13 930 (22.68%) AWS
14 914 (22.29%) Cisco
14 914 (22.29%) Citrix
15 834 (20.34%) Social Skills
16 831 (20.26%) DNS
17 729 (17.78%) ITIL
18 605 (14.75%) DevOps
19 598 (14.58%) DHCP
20 579 (14.12%) SAN
21 546 (13.31%) Ansible
22 540 (13.17%) Data Centre
23 522 (12.73%) SQL
24 515 (12.56%) Finance
25 511 (12.46%) MS Exchange
26 510 (12.44%) Windows 10
27 497 (12.12%) SQL Server
28 488 (11.90%) vSphere
29 482 (11.75%) VMware ESXi

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
1 511 (12.46%) MS Exchange
2 398 (9.70%) SharePoint
3 190 (4.63%) IIS
4 143 (3.49%) Confluence
5 120 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 91 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 89 (2.17%) Apache
8 61 (1.49%) OpenStack
9 52 (1.27%) Skype for Business
10 41 (1.00%) GemFire
11 37 (0.90%) Apache Spark
12 26 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
13 24 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 19 (0.46%) Tomcat
15 16 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 14 (0.34%) nginx
18 12 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
18 12 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
19 9 (0.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 294 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
3 32 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.073%) Siemens NX
6 3 (0.073%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.024%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (0.17%) Workfront
2 6 (0.15%) Sage 200
3 5 (0.12%) Sentinel
3 5 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 4 (0.098%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.073%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.049%) assyst
6 2 (0.049%) Line 50
6 2 (0.049%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.049%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.049%) Tradar
7 1 (0.024%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.024%) Maximo
7 1 (0.024%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.024%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2,139 (52.16%) Azure
2 1,641 (40.01%) Microsoft 365
3 930 (22.68%) AWS
4 395 (9.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 245 (5.97%) IaaS
6 237 (5.78%) PaaS
7 221 (5.39%) SaaS
8 172 (4.19%) GCP
9 121 (2.95%) OneDrive
10 88 (2.15%) GitHub
11 67 (1.63%) Mimecast
12 63 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
13 54 (1.32%) OpenShift
14 41 (1.00%) Power Platform
15 33 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
16 26 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
17 25 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
17 25 (0.61%) Azure Logic Apps
18 24 (0.59%) Serverless
19 23 (0.56%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 1,020 (24.87%) Firewall
2 831 (20.26%) DNS
3 598 (14.58%) DHCP
4 579 (14.12%) SAN
5 453 (11.05%) TCP/IP
5 453 (11.05%) WAN
6 411 (10.02%) LAN
7 359 (8.75%) VPN
8 284 (6.93%) VLAN
9 202 (4.93%) VoIP
10 153 (3.73%) Network Security
11 135 (3.29%) Remote Desktop
12 132 (3.22%) NAS
13 120 (2.93%) Internet
14 117 (2.85%) Wireless
15 111 (2.71%) VSAN
16 109 (2.66%) Cisco ASA
16 109 (2.66%) NetScaler
17 104 (2.54%) OSPF
18 98 (2.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 497 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 109 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
3 69 (1.68%) MySQL
4 65 (1.58%) Big Data
5 64 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
6 48 (1.17%) Relational Database
7 46 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 45 (1.10%) MariaDB
9 42 (1.02%) Redis
10 35 (0.85%) HBase
10 35 (0.85%) MongoDB
11 34 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
12 29 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 25 (0.61%) Power BI
13 25 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
14 23 (0.56%) Oracle Database
15 22 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 19 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
17 12 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 252 (6.14%) Git (software)
2 182 (4.44%) JIRA
3 167 (4.07%) Jenkins
4 73 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 72 (1.76%) Subversion
6 71 (1.73%) GitLab
7 54 (1.32%) Artifactory
7 54 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
8 48 (1.17%) TeamCity
9 47 (1.15%) Cypress.io
10 45 (1.10%) JUnit
10 45 (1.10%) Protractor
11 42 (1.02%) Gradle
12 41 (1.00%) Cucumber
13 40 (0.98%) Storybook
14 37 (0.90%) Bitbucket
14 37 (0.90%) Mockito
15 34 (0.83%) Eclipse
16 33 (0.80%) IntelliJ
17 24 (0.59%) Maven
General
1 834 (20.34%) Social Skills
2 515 (12.56%) Finance
3 209 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
4 156 (3.80%) Telecoms
5 137 (3.34%) Public Sector
6 127 (3.10%) Banking
7 111 (2.71%) Law
8 70 (1.71%) Presentation Skills
9 68 (1.66%) Marketing
10 67 (1.63%) Legal
10 67 (1.63%) Manufacturing
11 60 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
12 57 (1.39%) Retail
13 45 (1.10%) Aerospace
14 29 (0.71%) Local Government
15 28 (0.68%) Automotive
16 22 (0.54%) Back Office
16 22 (0.54%) Electronics
16 22 (0.54%) Military
17 20 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 961 (23.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 413 (10.07%) Support Engineer
3 368 (8.97%) IT Engineer
4 335 (8.17%) Analyst
5 318 (7.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 295 (7.19%) Architect
7 246 (6.00%) IT Support
8 245 (5.97%) Consultant
9 218 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
10 211 (5.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 208 (5.07%) DevOps Engineer
12 201 (4.90%) VMware Engineer
13 198 (4.83%) Administrator
14 194 (4.73%) Azure Engineer
15 190 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
16 145 (3.54%) Cloud Engineer
17 142 (3.46%) Systems Administrator
18 140 (3.41%) Linux Engineer
19 139 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 136 (3.32%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (4.97%) Web Services
2 74 (1.80%) CSS
2 74 (1.80%) Node.js
3 67 (1.63%) AngularJS
4 65 (1.58%) Kafka
4 65 (1.58%) React
5 62 (1.51%) .NET
6 60 (1.46%) JSON
7 59 (1.44%) REST
7 59 (1.44%) Spring
8 56 (1.37%) RESTful
9 48 (1.17%) RabbitMQ
10 42 (1.02%) HTML
11 41 (1.00%) Redux
11 41 (1.00%) Tailwind CSS
11 41 (1.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 40 (0.98%) Express
12 40 (0.98%) LDAP
13 38 (0.93%) LAMP
14 33 (0.80%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 540 (13.17%) Data Centre
2 293 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 186 (4.54%) Clustering
4 137 (3.34%) Hybrid Cloud
5 127 (3.10%) Management Information System
6 121 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
7 109 (2.66%) Private Cloud
8 101 (2.46%) Replication
9 70 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
10 66 (1.61%) PKI
11 58 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
12 55 (1.34%) Driving Licence
13 50 (1.22%) Client/Server
14 37 (0.90%) Cloud Native
15 32 (0.78%) Hedge funds
16 31 (0.76%) User Experience
17 28 (0.68%) Virtual Team
18 27 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 25 (0.61%) BYOD
20 24 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2,675 (65.23%) Windows
2 1,755 (42.79%) Windows Server
3 1,127 (27.48%) Linux
4 510 (12.44%) Windows 10
5 481 (11.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 454 (11.07%) Windows Server 2016
7 330 (8.05%) Windows Server 2019
8 305 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 207 (5.05%) Unix
10 203 (4.95%) CentOS
11 163 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 149 (3.63%) Windows 7
13 141 (3.44%) Ubuntu
14 92 (2.24%) Android
15 60 (1.46%) Apple iOS
16 53 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
17 42 (1.02%) VMS
18 34 (0.83%) Debian
19 30 (0.73%) Windows 8
20 27 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,180 (28.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 729 (17.78%) ITIL
3 605 (14.75%) DevOps
4 465 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
5 431 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
6 420 (10.24%) Migration
7 277 (6.75%) Disaster Recovery
8 271 (6.61%) Service Management
9 256 (6.24%) Configuration Management
10 244 (5.95%) Infrastructure as Code
11 227 (5.54%) Scrum
12 224 (5.46%) Project Delivery
13 217 (5.29%) Presales
14 215 (5.24%) Service Delivery
15 211 (5.15%) Mentoring
16 205 (5.00%) Project Management
17 168 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
18 165 (4.02%) Change Management
19 148 (3.61%) Cybersecurity
20 147 (3.58%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,002 (24.43%) PowerShell
2 522 (12.73%) SQL
3 409 (9.97%) Python
4 299 (7.29%) Bash Shell
5 151 (3.68%) Java
6 103 (2.51%) JavaScript
7 94 (2.29%) Shell Script
8 78 (1.90%) C#
9 74 (1.80%) Perl
10 64 (1.56%) C
11 52 (1.27%) C++
12 50 (1.22%) Ruby
13 44 (1.07%) Groovy
14 30 (0.73%) VB
15 28 (0.68%) PHP
15 28 (0.68%) VBScript
16 25 (0.61%) Go
17 18 (0.44%) T-SQL
18 7 (0.17%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.12%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 400 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 308 (7.51%) Degree
3 289 (7.05%) Security Cleared
4 280 (6.83%) Cisco Certification
5 263 (6.41%) MCSE
6 214 (5.22%) CCNA
7 197 (4.80%) SC Cleared
8 169 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 134 (3.27%) MCSA
10 99 (2.41%) CCNP
11 82 (2.00%) MCP
12 70 (1.71%) DV Cleared
13 64 (1.56%) MCITP
14 50 (1.22%) Computer Science Degree
15 48 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
16 44 (1.07%) AWS Certification
17 40 (0.98%) RHCE
18 39 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
19 33 (0.80%) OCP
19 33 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 240 (5.85%) SLA
2 95 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 71 (1.73%) GDPR
4 41 (1.00%) Cyber Essentials
5 38 (0.93%) QA
6 22 (0.54%) NIST
7 21 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 17 (0.41%) PCI DSS
9 14 (0.34%) PMO
10 7 (0.17%) OASIS TOSCA
11 6 (0.15%) GRC
11 6 (0.15%) OpenSCAP
12 5 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.098%) NCSC
13 4 (0.098%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.073%) ISO 9001
15 2 (0.049%) Def Stans
15 2 (0.049%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 2 (0.049%) JSP 440
16 1 (0.024%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2,576 (62.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2,046 (49.89%) Active Directory
3 1,115 (27.19%) Hyper-V
4 488 (11.90%) vSphere
5 482 (11.75%) VMware ESXi
6 360 (8.78%) Docker
7 242 (5.90%) XenApp
8 202 (4.93%) XenDesktop
9 158 (3.85%) VMware NSX
10 143 (3.49%) Virtual Servers
11 106 (2.58%) Virtual Machines
12 92 (2.24%) Virtual Desktop
13 86 (2.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 65 (1.58%) KVM
15 59 (1.44%) Xen
16 39 (0.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 37 (0.90%) NFS
17 37 (0.90%) vCloud
17 37 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
18 33 (0.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 546 (13.31%) Ansible
2 462 (11.27%) SCCM
3 310 (7.56%) Terraform
4 268 (6.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 263 (6.41%) Puppet
6 245 (5.97%) Kubernetes
7 173 (4.22%) vCenter Server
8 163 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
9 133 (3.24%) SCOM
10 97 (2.37%) vRealize
11 87 (2.12%) WSUS
12 86 (2.10%) Microsoft Clustering
13 60 (1.46%) Nagios
14 51 (1.24%) NetBackup
15 47 (1.15%) SCVMM
16 46 (1.12%) Backup Exec
17 44 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
18 39 (0.95%) FortiGate
19 36 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
20 33 (0.80%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2,190 (53.40%) Microsoft
2 914 (22.29%) Cisco
2 914 (22.29%) Citrix
3 432 (10.53%) Veeam
4 281 (6.85%) Dell
5 278 (6.78%) Red Hat
6 257 (6.27%) HP
7 236 (5.75%) NetApp
8 214 (5.22%) Oracle
9 209 (5.10%) EMC
10 146 (3.56%) Meraki
11 143 (3.49%) SolarWinds
12 140 (3.41%) Google
13 123 (3.00%) Sophos
14 110 (2.68%) F5
14 110 (2.68%) IBM
15 100 (2.44%) Juniper
16 82 (2.00%) SonicWALL
17 79 (1.93%) Symantec
18 76 (1.85%) CommVault