Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 43 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware 3,017 7,158 8,233
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.49% 5.27% 5.11%
As % of the Vendors category 14.20% 12.66% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2,846 6,179 7,119
Median annual salary £47,250 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.18% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +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 21,243 56,555 67,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.67% 41.65% 42.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16,896 43,176 52,400
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +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 26 November 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 26 November 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 2,765 £47,500 +11.76% 623
UK excluding London +1 1,994 £42,500 +6.25% 537
London +2 911 £60,000 +14.29% 122
South East +2 619 £45,000 +9.76% 139
North of England -4 469 £41,000 +2.50% 157
Work from Home +10 390 £52,500 -8.70% 89
South West +11 325 £40,000 - 67
North West +16 293 £42,500 +6.25% 83
Midlands -7 287 £40,000 +1.27% 94
West Midlands -7 192 £40,000 - 54
Yorkshire -25 135 £35,000 -11.39% 56
East of England 0 132 £42,500 +6.25% 40
East Midlands -2 97 £36,500 -2.67% 40
Scotland +25 84 £42,500 - 26
Wales +9 79 £38,500 -3.75% 13
North East +17 41 £41,000 +17.14% 18
Northern Ireland +16 5 £52,500 +40.00% 2

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 1,963 (65.06%) Windows
2 1,759 (58.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,468 (48.66%) Microsoft
4 1,440 (47.73%) Active Directory
5 1,357 (44.98%) Azure
6 1,238 (41.03%) Windows Server
7 1,047 (34.70%) Office 365
8 843 (27.94%) Cisco
9 749 (24.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 726 (24.06%) Linux
11 720 (23.86%) Hyper-V
12 705 (23.37%) Firewall
13 675 (22.37%) Citrix
14 664 (22.01%) DNS
15 621 (20.58%) PowerShell
15 621 (20.58%) AWS
16 597 (19.79%) ITIL
17 501 (16.61%) DHCP
18 499 (16.54%) WAN
19 445 (14.75%) Data Centre
20 441 (14.62%) LAN
21 429 (14.22%) SQL
22 422 (13.99%) SAN
23 404 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
24 400 (13.26%) SQL Server
25 379 (12.56%) vSphere
26 362 (12.00%) DevOps
27 358 (11.87%) TCP/IP
28 356 (11.80%) SCCM
29 340 (11.27%) Windows Server 2016

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
1 316 (10.47%) MS Exchange
2 234 (7.76%) SharePoint
3 125 (4.14%) IIS
4 83 (2.75%) Skype for Business
5 80 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 66 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 59 (1.96%) Confluence
8 41 (1.36%) Apache
9 35 (1.16%) Tomcat
10 23 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 22 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
12 15 (0.50%) CMS
13 13 (0.43%) nginx
14 12 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
16 10 (0.33%) Apache Spark
16 10 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
17 9 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
18 8 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 182 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (0.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.033%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.033%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.033%) Revit
4 1 (0.033%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.20%) Workfront
3 5 (0.17%) Carpe Diem
3 5 (0.17%) Maximo
3 5 (0.17%) TRIRIGA
4 4 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.099%) Q-Pulse
6 2 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.033%) BASE24
7 1 (0.033%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.033%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.033%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.033%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.033%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.033%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,357 (44.98%) Azure
2 1,047 (34.70%) Office 365
3 621 (20.58%) AWS
4 234 (7.76%) IaaS
5 167 (5.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 164 (5.44%) PaaS
7 123 (4.08%) SaaS
8 87 (2.88%) GCP
9 61 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
10 55 (1.82%) Mimecast
11 54 (1.79%) OneDrive
12 46 (1.52%) Amazon EC2
13 33 (1.09%) OpenShift
14 31 (1.03%) Amazon S3
15 22 (0.73%) GitHub
16 21 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
16 21 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
16 21 (0.70%) Power Platform
16 21 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 19 (0.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 705 (23.37%) Firewall
2 664 (22.01%) DNS
3 501 (16.61%) DHCP
4 499 (16.54%) WAN
5 441 (14.62%) LAN
6 422 (13.99%) SAN
7 358 (11.87%) TCP/IP
8 266 (8.82%) VPN
9 212 (7.03%) VoIP
10 195 (6.46%) VLAN
11 148 (4.91%) Network Security
12 114 (3.78%) NetScaler
13 111 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
14 104 (3.45%) Wireless
15 101 (3.35%) Skype
16 91 (3.02%) Internet
17 83 (2.75%) Wi-Fi
18 79 (2.62%) Unified Communications
19 76 (2.52%) Remote Desktop
20 75 (2.49%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (13.26%) SQL Server
2 60 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
3 55 (1.82%) MySQL
4 51 (1.69%) Amazon RDS
5 30 (0.99%) Hadoop
5 30 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 29 (0.96%) Big Data
6 29 (0.96%) MongoDB
7 21 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
8 20 (0.66%) Oracle Database
9 18 (0.60%) Power BI
10 17 (0.56%) Relational Database
11 15 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 15 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (0.50%) SQL Server 2016
12 10 (0.33%) CouchDB
12 10 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 9 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (0.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 145 (4.81%) Jenkins
2 134 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 65 (2.15%) JIRA
4 27 (0.89%) GitLab
5 24 (0.80%) Maven
6 23 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 23 (0.76%) SonarQube
7 22 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 22 (0.73%) Bitbucket
8 21 (0.70%) Artifactory
9 18 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
10 16 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
11 15 (0.50%) Gerrit
11 15 (0.50%) TeamCity
12 14 (0.46%) DbUnit
12 14 (0.46%) jMock
12 14 (0.46%) JUnit
12 14 (0.46%) Mockito
13 13 (0.43%) Subversion
13 13 (0.43%) Vagrant
General
1 313 (10.37%) Finance
2 130 (4.31%) Telecoms
3 90 (2.98%) Banking
3 90 (2.98%) Public Sector
4 49 (1.62%) Law
5 46 (1.52%) Retail
6 37 (1.23%) Manufacturing
7 33 (1.09%) Marketing
8 32 (1.06%) Advertising
9 31 (1.03%) Military
10 27 (0.89%) Legal
11 15 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 13 (0.43%) Electronics
13 12 (0.40%) Games
14 11 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 11 (0.36%) French Language
14 11 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.33%) Local Government
16 9 (0.30%) Police
17 6 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 611 (20.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 325 (10.77%) Support Engineer
3 244 (8.09%) IT Engineer
4 237 (7.86%) Analyst
5 224 (7.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 213 (7.06%) Network Engineer
7 195 (6.46%) Consultant
8 181 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
9 170 (5.63%) IT Support
10 161 (5.34%) Architect
11 156 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
12 149 (4.94%) Administrator
13 148 (4.91%) VMware Engineer
14 138 (4.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 120 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
16 111 (3.68%) Windows Engineer
17 105 (3.48%) Systems Administrator
18 104 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 104 (3.45%) Server Engineer
19 101 (3.35%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (2.09%) .NET
2 61 (2.02%) REST
3 59 (1.96%) LDAP
4 56 (1.86%) Web Services
5 51 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
6 48 (1.59%) HTML
7 46 (1.52%) Node.js
7 46 (1.52%) React
8 43 (1.43%) CSS
9 42 (1.39%) AngularJS
10 41 (1.36%) .NET Core
11 39 (1.29%) HTML5
12 38 (1.26%) CSS3
12 38 (1.26%) JSON
13 33 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
13 33 (1.09%) XML
14 32 (1.06%) .NET Framework
15 31 (1.03%) YAML
16 29 (0.96%) RESTful
17 26 (0.86%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 445 (14.75%) Data Centre
2 157 (5.20%) Public Cloud
3 145 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
4 101 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
5 92 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 78 (2.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 75 (2.49%) Clustering
8 71 (2.35%) Replication
9 68 (2.25%) Private Cloud
10 50 (1.66%) Driving Licence
11 45 (1.49%) PKI
12 43 (1.43%) Client/Server
13 40 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (1.09%) Fat Client
14 33 (1.09%) Thin Client
15 31 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
16 27 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
17 20 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
18 18 (0.60%) Hedge funds
19 17 (0.56%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1,963 (65.06%) Windows
2 1,238 (41.03%) Windows Server
3 726 (24.06%) Linux
4 404 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 340 (11.27%) Windows Server 2016
6 333 (11.04%) Windows 10
7 280 (9.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 173 (5.73%) Windows Server 2019
9 143 (4.74%) Windows 7
10 129 (4.28%) CentOS
11 126 (4.18%) Unix
12 122 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 43 (1.43%) Ubuntu
14 41 (1.36%) Windows 8
15 40 (1.33%) Android
16 36 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
17 35 (1.16%) Debian
18 34 (1.13%) Solaris
19 19 (0.63%) Windows XP
20 18 (0.60%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 749 (24.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 597 (19.79%) ITIL
3 362 (12.00%) DevOps
4 296 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
5 240 (7.95%) Migration
6 234 (7.76%) Agile Software Development
7 190 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 149 (4.94%) Configuration Management
8 149 (4.94%) Mentoring
9 147 (4.87%) Project Delivery
9 147 (4.87%) Project Management
10 146 (4.84%) Service Management
11 130 (4.31%) High Availability
12 126 (4.18%) Presales
13 113 (3.75%) Cybersecurity
14 111 (3.68%) Change Management
15 110 (3.65%) Continuous Improvement
16 108 (3.58%) Infrastructure as Code
17 107 (3.55%) Scrum
18 93 (3.08%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 621 (20.58%) PowerShell
2 429 (14.22%) SQL
3 240 (7.95%) Python
4 183 (6.07%) Bash Shell
5 96 (3.18%) Java
6 88 (2.92%) JavaScript
7 84 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 65 (2.15%) C
9 64 (2.12%) C++
10 63 (2.09%) C#
11 56 (1.86%) Perl
12 44 (1.46%) Ruby
13 34 (1.13%) T-SQL
14 30 (0.99%) VBScript
15 29 (0.96%) PHP
16 19 (0.63%) Groovy
17 17 (0.56%) VB
18 15 (0.50%) PL/SQL
19 12 (0.40%) Go
20 5 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 331 (10.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 311 (10.31%) Cisco Certification
3 307 (10.18%) Security Cleared
4 234 (7.76%) CCNA
5 225 (7.46%) SC Cleared
6 217 (7.19%) Degree
7 197 (6.53%) MCSE
8 155 (5.14%) MCSA
9 148 (4.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 128 (4.24%) CCNP
11 92 (3.05%) DV Cleared
12 65 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
13 61 (2.02%) MCP
14 56 (1.86%) CISSP
15 40 (1.33%) CISM
16 36 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
16 36 (1.19%) Server+ Certification
17 34 (1.13%) MCITP
18 33 (1.09%) JNCIS
19 30 (0.99%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 261 (8.65%) SLA
2 80 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 66 (2.19%) GDPR
4 32 (1.06%) NIST
5 27 (0.89%) QA
6 16 (0.53%) COBIT
7 15 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 11 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 5 (0.17%) ISO 9000
11 5 (0.17%) PMO
12 3 (0.099%) BS25999
12 3 (0.099%) HL7
12 3 (0.099%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.066%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.033%) DICOM
14 1 (0.033%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1,759 (58.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1,440 (47.73%) Active Directory
3 720 (23.86%) Hyper-V
4 379 (12.56%) vSphere
5 244 (8.09%) VMware ESXi
6 222 (7.36%) Docker
7 172 (5.70%) XenApp
8 118 (3.91%) XenDesktop
9 103 (3.41%) Virtual Machines
10 96 (3.18%) VMware NSX
11 78 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
12 69 (2.29%) VMware Server
13 43 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
14 42 (1.39%) vCloud
15 41 (1.36%) KVM
16 39 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 36 (1.19%) Xen
18 28 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 27 (0.89%) Firmware
20 26 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 356 (11.80%) SCCM
2 301 (9.98%) Ansible
3 188 (6.23%) Kubernetes
4 186 (6.17%) Puppet
5 183 (6.07%) Terraform
6 155 (5.14%) Microsoft Intune
7 130 (4.31%) vCenter Server
8 115 (3.81%) SCOM
9 89 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
10 88 (2.92%) WSUS
11 67 (2.22%) vRealize
12 50 (1.66%) Nagios
13 47 (1.56%) SCVMM
14 44 (1.46%) Backup Exec
15 38 (1.26%) ZABBIX
16 36 (1.19%) NetBackup
17 25 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
18 21 (0.70%) FortiGate
19 20 (0.66%) Packer
20 19 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,468 (48.66%) Microsoft
2 843 (27.94%) Cisco
3 675 (22.37%) Citrix
4 257 (8.52%) Veeam
5 255 (8.45%) HP
6 231 (7.66%) Dell
7 194 (6.43%) NetApp
8 182 (6.03%) EMC
9 155 (5.14%) Red Hat
10 137 (4.54%) SolarWinds
11 118 (3.91%) Oracle
12 117 (3.88%) Juniper
13 82 (2.72%) Meraki
14 81 (2.68%) IBM
15 76 (2.52%) Fortinet
16 75 (2.49%) Sophos
17 72 (2.39%) Palo Alto
18 69 (2.29%) CheckPoint
19 68 (2.25%) Google
20 61 (2.02%) F5