Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 44 46
Rank change year-on-year -38 +2 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware 4,727 2,669 7,253
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.77% 5.57% 5.28%
As % of the Vendors category 9.66% 14.25% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,619 2,239 6,143
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,200 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,750 £35,795 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £74,000 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 48,954 18,734 57,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.07% 39.10% 41.99%
Number of salaries quoted 32,524 14,983 44,339
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -33 4,216 £45,750 +1.67% 1,058
UK excluding London -12 3,380 £42,500 +3.66% 853
London -109 1,067 £60,000 - 267
South East -11 1,043 £45,000 - 196
Work from Home -58 792 £50,000 -4.76% 156
North of England -10 749 £42,500 +6.25% 263
Midlands +2 670 £42,500 +6.25% 152
West Midlands -7 421 £42,000 -1.18% 86
North West -15 409 £45,000 +9.76% 150
South West -25 378 £42,500 +10.39% 92
East of England -7 294 £41,750 -3.47% 87
Yorkshire +1 280 £40,000 +6.67% 77
East Midlands +12 245 £42,500 +13.33% 66
Scotland -21 155 £42,500 - 38
Wales -29 104 £42,500 +7.59% 21
North East -12 69 £37,500 - 36
Channel Islands - 8 £44,000 - 2
Northern Ireland -44 2 £42,250 -19.52% 4

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 2,994 (63.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2,829 (59.85%) Windows
3 2,605 (55.11%) Azure
4 2,400 (50.77%) Microsoft
5 2,216 (46.88%) Active Directory
6 1,815 (38.40%) Microsoft 365
7 1,786 (37.78%) Windows Server
8 1,374 (29.07%) Linux
9 1,177 (24.90%) Hyper-V
10 1,143 (24.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 1,139 (24.10%) AWS
12 1,088 (23.02%) Social Skills
13 1,087 (23.00%) Firewall
14 968 (20.48%) PowerShell
15 946 (20.01%) Cisco
16 907 (19.19%) Citrix
17 906 (19.17%) ITIL
18 828 (17.52%) DevOps
19 822 (17.39%) DNS
20 711 (15.04%) Finance
21 703 (14.87%) Data Centre
22 682 (14.43%) SQL
23 671 (14.20%) DHCP
24 659 (13.94%) SQL Server
25 610 (12.90%) WAN
26 597 (12.63%) LAN
27 595 (12.59%) SAN
28 590 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
29 575 (12.16%) vSphere
30 572 (12.10%) Degree

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
1 485 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 423 (8.95%) SharePoint
3 264 (5.58%) Apache
4 251 (5.31%) IIS
5 198 (4.19%) Apache Spark
6 184 (3.89%) GemFire
7 77 (1.63%) Confluence
8 73 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 69 (1.46%) Skype for Business
10 67 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 67 (1.42%) OpenStack
11 63 (1.33%) Tomcat
12 41 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
13 36 (0.76%) Cloud Foundry
14 34 (0.72%) nginx
15 18 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
16 17 (0.36%) WebSphere
17 15 (0.32%) CMS
18 12 (0.25%) WordPress
19 11 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 396 (8.38%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (0.72%) MS Visio
3 29 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.13%) MicroStation
6 6 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.13%) Revit
6 6 (0.13%) Siemens NX
6 6 (0.13%) Solid Edge
7 1 (0.021%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.021%) Weka
Business Applications
1 21 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (0.30%) Sage 200
3 11 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.15%) Sentinel
5 6 (0.13%) Teamcenter
6 4 (0.085%) Infor M3
6 4 (0.085%) Maximo
7 3 (0.063%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.063%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.063%) Workfront
8 2 (0.042%) Carpe Diem
8 2 (0.042%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.021%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.021%) Elite 3E
9 1 (0.021%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.021%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.021%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2,605 (55.11%) Azure
2 1,815 (38.40%) Microsoft 365
3 1,139 (24.10%) AWS
4 395 (8.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 313 (6.62%) GCP
6 303 (6.41%) IaaS
7 240 (5.08%) PaaS
8 217 (4.59%) SaaS
9 213 (4.51%) GitHub
10 152 (3.22%) OneDrive
11 134 (2.83%) OpenShift
12 126 (2.67%) Amazon Kinesis
13 109 (2.31%) Serverless
14 89 (1.88%) Mimecast
14 89 (1.88%) Power Platform
15 70 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
16 50 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
17 44 (0.93%) PowerApps
18 42 (0.89%) Amazon EKS
19 34 (0.72%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 1,087 (23.00%) Firewall
2 822 (17.39%) DNS
3 671 (14.20%) DHCP
4 610 (12.90%) WAN
5 597 (12.63%) LAN
6 595 (12.59%) SAN
7 470 (9.94%) VPN
8 443 (9.37%) TCP/IP
9 345 (7.30%) VLAN
10 183 (3.87%) Network Security
11 182 (3.85%) VoIP
12 179 (3.79%) Wireless
13 137 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
14 136 (2.88%) NAS
15 129 (2.73%) MPLS
16 119 (2.52%) Internet
17 98 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
18 96 (2.03%) OSPF
19 90 (1.90%) VSAN
20 88 (1.86%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 659 (13.94%) SQL Server
2 225 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 190 (4.02%) Redis
4 183 (3.87%) HBase
5 179 (3.79%) NoSQL
6 176 (3.72%) MariaDB
7 174 (3.68%) Relational Database
8 133 (2.81%) Big Data
9 117 (2.48%) MySQL
10 66 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
11 55 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 54 (1.14%) Power BI
13 51 (1.08%) Oracle Database
14 49 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
15 43 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 40 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
17 32 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 30 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
19 26 (0.55%) Hadoop
19 26 (0.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 359 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 325 (6.88%) Jenkins
3 200 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 195 (4.13%) Gradle
5 189 (4.00%) Cypress.io
6 188 (3.98%) Protractor
7 186 (3.93%) Cucumber
7 186 (3.93%) JUnit
8 184 (3.89%) Storybook
9 181 (3.83%) Eclipse
9 181 (3.83%) IntelliJ
10 176 (3.72%) Mockito
11 141 (2.98%) Artifactory
12 126 (2.67%) JIRA
13 96 (2.03%) SonarQube
14 53 (1.12%) GitLab
15 50 (1.06%) Subversion
16 32 (0.68%) Bitbucket
17 29 (0.61%) Maven
17 29 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 1,088 (23.02%) Social Skills
2 711 (15.04%) Finance
3 266 (5.63%) Law
4 263 (5.56%) Banking
5 258 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
6 213 (4.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 197 (4.17%) Telecoms
8 152 (3.22%) Manufacturing
8 152 (3.22%) Public Sector
9 115 (2.43%) Retail
10 102 (2.16%) Presentation Skills
11 77 (1.63%) Legal
12 75 (1.59%) Organisational Skills
13 73 (1.54%) Documentation Skills
14 65 (1.38%) Advertising
15 61 (1.29%) Back Office
16 56 (1.18%) Marketing
17 51 (1.08%) Automotive
18 43 (0.91%) Aerospace
19 37 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 949 (20.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 491 (10.39%) Support Engineer
3 424 (8.97%) Architect
4 389 (8.23%) IT Engineer
5 379 (8.02%) Analyst
6 298 (6.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 295 (6.24%) IT Support
8 271 (5.73%) Consultant
9 242 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support
10 196 (4.15%) Software Engineer
11 182 (3.85%) VMware Engineer
12 165 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support
12 165 (3.49%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 163 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
14 162 (3.43%) Azure Engineer
15 157 (3.32%) Windows Engineer
16 156 (3.30%) Support Analyst
17 154 (3.26%) DevOps Engineer
18 151 (3.19%) IT Support Engineer
19 147 (3.11%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (5.01%) JSON
2 229 (4.84%) CSS
3 227 (4.80%) AngularJS
3 227 (4.80%) Node.js
4 216 (4.57%) React
5 215 (4.55%) Spring
6 208 (4.40%) Kafka
7 205 (4.34%) Web Services
8 192 (4.06%) RESTful
9 185 (3.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 184 (3.89%) Express
10 184 (3.89%) Redux
10 184 (3.89%) Tailwind CSS
11 181 (3.83%) Spark Streaming
12 180 (3.81%) RabbitMQ
13 176 (3.72%) Play Framework
14 174 (3.68%) WireMock
15 167 (3.53%) LAMP
16 152 (3.22%) LAPP Stack
17 99 (2.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 703 (14.87%) Data Centre
2 343 (7.26%) Public Cloud
3 207 (4.38%) Linux Command Line
4 199 (4.21%) Clustering
5 194 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 185 (3.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 184 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
8 159 (3.36%) Replication
9 152 (3.22%) User Experience
10 126 (2.67%) Driving Licence
11 111 (2.35%) Private Cloud
12 107 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
13 97 (2.05%) PKI
14 68 (1.44%) Cloud Native
15 53 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
16 43 (0.91%) Virtual Team
17 42 (0.89%) Legacy Systems
18 39 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
19 34 (0.72%) Client/Server
20 33 (0.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2,829 (59.85%) Windows
2 1,786 (37.78%) Windows Server
3 1,374 (29.07%) Linux
4 556 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 555 (11.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 424 (8.97%) Windows Server 2016
7 418 (8.84%) Unix
8 385 (8.14%) Windows Server 2019
9 294 (6.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 174 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 169 (3.58%) Windows 7
12 143 (3.03%) CentOS
13 92 (1.95%) Android
14 78 (1.65%) Apple iOS
15 71 (1.50%) Windows 8
16 56 (1.18%) Mac OS X
17 55 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
18 53 (1.12%) Ubuntu
19 39 (0.83%) Mac OS
20 29 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,143 (24.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 906 (19.17%) ITIL
3 828 (17.52%) DevOps
4 590 (12.48%) Problem-Solving
5 542 (11.47%) Agile Software Development
6 394 (8.34%) Migration
7 342 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 342 (7.24%) Project Management
8 341 (7.21%) Presales
9 337 (7.13%) Computer Science
10 300 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
11 291 (6.16%) Software Engineering
12 289 (6.11%) High Availability
13 280 (5.92%) Project Delivery
14 276 (5.84%) Service Delivery
15 267 (5.65%) Scrum
16 261 (5.52%) Microservices
17 251 (5.31%) Business Continuity
17 251 (5.31%) Mentoring
18 232 (4.91%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 968 (20.48%) PowerShell
2 682 (14.43%) SQL
3 516 (10.92%) Python
4 351 (7.43%) Java
5 262 (5.54%) Bash Shell
6 225 (4.76%) Shell Script
7 186 (3.93%) Groovy
8 131 (2.77%) C#
9 91 (1.93%) JavaScript
10 81 (1.71%) C++
11 73 (1.54%) C
12 54 (1.14%) Perl
13 53 (1.12%) T-SQL
14 39 (0.83%) VBScript
15 33 (0.70%) Ruby
16 31 (0.66%) VB
17 28 (0.59%) Go
18 27 (0.57%) PHP
19 18 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
20 12 (0.25%) Ada
Qualifications
1 572 (12.10%) Degree
2 549 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 356 (7.53%) Security Cleared
4 312 (6.60%) Cisco Certification
5 266 (5.63%) MCSE
6 248 (5.25%) CCNA
7 236 (4.99%) MCSA
8 234 (4.95%) SC Cleared
9 191 (4.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 176 (3.72%) OCP
10 176 (3.72%) Oracle Certification
11 109 (2.31%) CCNP
12 92 (1.95%) DV Cleared
13 88 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
14 87 (1.84%) MCP
15 81 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
16 62 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
17 55 (1.16%) DBS Check
17 55 (1.16%) MCITP
18 42 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 332 (7.02%) SLA
2 157 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 88 (1.86%) Cyber Essentials
4 71 (1.50%) GDPR
5 40 (0.85%) QA
6 34 (0.72%) PCI DSS
7 18 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 15 (0.32%) PMO
9 13 (0.28%) NIST
10 11 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 9 (0.19%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.15%) HL7
12 7 (0.15%) NCSC
13 6 (0.13%) JSP 440
14 4 (0.085%) HIPAA
14 4 (0.085%) OASIS TOSCA
14 4 (0.085%) RMADS
15 3 (0.063%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 2 (0.042%) ISO 22301
16 2 (0.042%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2,994 (63.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2,216 (46.88%) Active Directory
3 1,177 (24.90%) Hyper-V
4 575 (12.16%) vSphere
5 419 (8.86%) VMware ESXi
6 283 (5.99%) Docker
7 226 (4.78%) XenApp
8 181 (3.83%) HDFS
9 170 (3.60%) Virtual Machines
10 163 (3.45%) XenDesktop
11 116 (2.45%) Virtual Servers
12 106 (2.24%) VMware NSX
13 101 (2.14%) Virtual Desktop
14 65 (1.38%) KVM
15 59 (1.25%) NFS
16 53 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
17 42 (0.89%) VMware Server
18 28 (0.59%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 26 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 25 (0.53%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 568 (12.02%) Ansible
2 527 (11.15%) SCCM
3 423 (8.95%) Microsoft Intune
4 272 (5.75%) Puppet
5 270 (5.71%) Kubernetes
6 247 (5.23%) Terraform
7 184 (3.89%) Opscode Chef
8 144 (3.05%) WSUS
9 114 (2.41%) vCenter Server
10 98 (2.07%) SCOM
11 92 (1.95%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 74 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
13 60 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
14 58 (1.23%) vRealize
15 47 (0.99%) NetBackup
16 43 (0.91%) Backup Exec
17 40 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
18 38 (0.80%) Nagios
19 36 (0.76%) Prometheus
19 36 (0.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 2,400 (50.77%) Microsoft
2 946 (20.01%) Cisco
3 907 (19.19%) Citrix
4 471 (9.96%) Veeam
5 298 (6.30%) Dell
6 296 (6.26%) Red Hat
7 283 (5.99%) HP
8 277 (5.86%) NetApp
9 224 (4.74%) Okta
10 166 (3.51%) EMC
11 164 (3.47%) Oracle
12 160 (3.38%) Google
13 147 (3.11%) IBM
14 145 (3.07%) SolarWinds
15 136 (2.88%) Meraki
16 129 (2.73%) ServiceNow
17 110 (2.33%) Aruba
18 106 (2.24%) SAP
19 105 (2.22%) F5
20 104 (2.20%) Sophos