Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 45 46
Rank change year-on-year -30 +1 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMware 4,558 3,718 7,582
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.03% 5.47% 5.29%
As % of the Vendors category 10.51% 13.52% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3,563 3,064 6,438
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £47,500 £43,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.16% +9.20% -3.33%
75th Percentile £60,000 £61,875 £58,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £74,250 £72,575
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 43,367 27,497 59,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.38% 40.44% 41.73%
Number of salaries quoted 29,245 21,341 46,387
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,000 £39,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.00% +0.25%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% +2.27%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -27 4,137 £46,500 -2.11% 948
UK excluding London -9 3,240 £42,500 - 784
London -73 1,086 £58,000 -3.33% 213
South East -4 1,012 £42,500 -5.56% 188
Work from Home -35 739 £47,500 -13.64% 116
North of England -10 672 £42,500 - 218
Midlands -7 634 £42,500 - 154
South West -12 430 £45,000 +18.42% 106
West Midlands -18 392 £42,500 - 83
North West +3 356 £45,000 - 123
East of England -3 268 £45,000 +5.88% 69
Yorkshire -14 255 £40,000 -4.76% 72
East Midlands +14 241 £42,500 - 69
Scotland -16 152 £42,000 -6.67% 28
Wales -21 83 £40,000 +4.58% 19
North East -4 70 £40,000 +16.79% 23
Channel Islands - 3 - -
Northern Ireland -30 2 £45,000 -14.29% 3

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2,842 (62.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2,766 (60.68%) Windows
3 2,538 (55.68%) Azure
4 2,337 (51.27%) Microsoft
5 2,155 (47.28%) Active Directory
6 1,840 (40.37%) Windows Server
7 1,784 (39.14%) Microsoft 365
8 1,360 (29.84%) Linux
9 1,264 (27.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 1,206 (26.46%) Hyper-V
11 1,124 (24.66%) AWS
12 1,112 (24.40%) Firewall
13 1,044 (22.90%) PowerShell
14 929 (20.38%) Cisco
15 922 (20.23%) Citrix
16 903 (19.81%) Social Skills
17 869 (19.07%) ITIL
18 816 (17.90%) DNS
19 789 (17.31%) DevOps
20 673 (14.77%) Finance
21 654 (14.35%) Data Centre
22 646 (14.17%) Ansible
23 641 (14.06%) DHCP
24 638 (14.00%) SQL
25 635 (13.93%) SAN
26 599 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
27 567 (12.44%) SQL Server
28 560 (12.29%) Windows 10
29 538 (11.80%) vSphere
30 521 (11.43%) Python

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
1 502 (11.01%) MS Exchange
2 417 (9.15%) SharePoint
3 238 (5.22%) Apache
4 217 (4.76%) IIS
5 184 (4.04%) Apache Spark
6 179 (3.93%) GemFire
7 116 (2.54%) Confluence
8 100 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 82 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
10 65 (1.43%) Skype for Business
11 63 (1.38%) OpenStack
12 46 (1.01%) Tomcat
13 30 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
13 30 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
13 30 (0.66%) nginx
14 25 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
15 21 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
16 13 (0.29%) WebSphere
17 11 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 11 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 363 (7.96%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
4 21 (0.46%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (0.13%) MicroStation
6 6 (0.13%) Revit
6 6 (0.13%) Siemens NX
6 6 (0.13%) Solid Edge
7 4 (0.088%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (0.24%) Sage 200
2 7 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.15%) Sentinel
3 6 (0.13%) Teamcenter
4 4 (0.088%) Maximo
5 3 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.066%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 2 (0.044%) assyst
6 2 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.044%) Line 50
7 1 (0.022%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.022%) Elite 3E
7 1 (0.022%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.022%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.022%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.022%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2,538 (55.68%) Azure
2 1,784 (39.14%) Microsoft 365
3 1,124 (24.66%) AWS
4 425 (9.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 301 (6.60%) IaaS
6 281 (6.16%) GCP
7 271 (5.95%) PaaS
8 215 (4.72%) SaaS
9 213 (4.67%) GitHub
10 142 (3.12%) OneDrive
11 127 (2.79%) OpenShift
12 117 (2.57%) Amazon Kinesis
13 78 (1.71%) Mimecast
14 66 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
15 54 (1.18%) Power Platform
16 44 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
17 39 (0.86%) Amazon EKS
18 26 (0.57%) Azure Logic Apps
19 25 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
19 25 (0.55%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1,112 (24.40%) Firewall
2 816 (17.90%) DNS
3 641 (14.06%) DHCP
4 635 (13.93%) SAN
5 521 (11.43%) WAN
6 515 (11.30%) LAN
7 437 (9.59%) TCP/IP
8 421 (9.24%) VPN
9 302 (6.63%) VLAN
10 180 (3.95%) VoIP
11 171 (3.75%) Network Security
12 154 (3.38%) Wireless
13 134 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
14 132 (2.90%) Internet
15 130 (2.85%) NAS
16 117 (2.57%) Wi-Fi
17 115 (2.52%) OSPF
18 110 (2.41%) MPLS
19 91 (2.00%) IPv4
20 90 (1.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 567 (12.44%) SQL Server
2 244 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
3 177 (3.88%) Redis
4 174 (3.82%) NoSQL
5 171 (3.75%) HBase
6 170 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 169 (3.71%) MariaDB
8 136 (2.98%) Big Data
9 102 (2.24%) MySQL
10 48 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
11 39 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 37 (0.81%) MongoDB
13 35 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 34 (0.75%) Oracle Database
15 33 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 31 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
17 29 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
18 25 (0.55%) Power BI
18 25 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
19 23 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 386 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 300 (6.58%) Jenkins
3 193 (4.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 187 (4.10%) Cypress.io
5 185 (4.06%) Protractor
6 181 (3.97%) Cucumber
6 181 (3.97%) JUnit
7 178 (3.91%) Storybook
8 176 (3.86%) Gradle
9 171 (3.75%) Eclipse
9 171 (3.75%) IntelliJ
10 168 (3.69%) Mockito
11 161 (3.53%) JIRA
12 147 (3.23%) Artifactory
13 82 (1.80%) SonarQube
14 74 (1.62%) Subversion
15 55 (1.21%) GitLab
16 50 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
17 27 (0.59%) Visual Studio
18 23 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 903 (19.81%) Social Skills
2 673 (14.77%) Finance
3 272 (5.97%) Law
4 248 (5.44%) Banking
5 234 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 201 (4.41%) Telecoms
7 199 (4.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 150 (3.29%) Public Sector
9 121 (2.65%) Manufacturing
10 86 (1.89%) Legal
11 78 (1.71%) Presentation Skills
12 75 (1.65%) Retail
13 72 (1.58%) Organisational Skills
14 64 (1.40%) Documentation Skills
15 59 (1.29%) Marketing
16 42 (0.92%) Automotive
17 40 (0.88%) Aerospace
18 36 (0.79%) Advertising
19 31 (0.68%) Back Office
20 27 (0.59%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,036 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 459 (10.07%) Support Engineer
3 378 (8.29%) IT Engineer
4 360 (7.90%) Architect
5 354 (7.77%) Analyst
6 346 (7.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 264 (5.79%) Consultant
8 258 (5.66%) IT Support
9 243 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 215 (4.72%) Azure Engineer
11 213 (4.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 211 (4.63%) VMware Engineer
13 180 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
14 175 (3.84%) Cloud Engineer
15 172 (3.77%) Software Engineer
16 171 (3.75%) Administrator
17 159 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 157 (3.44%) Support Analyst
19 155 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support
20 153 (3.36%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (5.20%) Web Services
2 228 (5.00%) Node.js
3 226 (4.96%) CSS
4 222 (4.87%) AngularJS
5 213 (4.67%) JSON
5 213 (4.67%) React
6 210 (4.61%) Kafka
7 203 (4.45%) Spring
8 189 (4.15%) RESTful
9 179 (3.93%) Redux
9 179 (3.93%) Tailwind CSS
9 179 (3.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 178 (3.91%) Express
11 175 (3.84%) RabbitMQ
12 171 (3.75%) Spark Streaming
13 166 (3.64%) WireMock
14 155 (3.40%) Play Framework
15 150 (3.29%) LAMP
16 139 (3.05%) LAPP Stack
17 92 (2.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 654 (14.35%) Data Centre
2 336 (7.37%) Public Cloud
3 201 (4.41%) Clustering
4 200 (4.39%) Linux Command Line
5 196 (4.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 180 (3.95%) Management Information System
7 169 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
8 133 (2.92%) Private Cloud
9 130 (2.85%) Replication
10 121 (2.65%) User Experience
11 110 (2.41%) Driving Licence
12 89 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
13 75 (1.65%) PKI
14 68 (1.49%) Cloud Native
15 47 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
16 46 (1.01%) Client/Server
17 39 (0.86%) Legacy Systems
18 35 (0.77%) Virtual Team
19 28 (0.61%) Hedge funds
19 28 (0.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2,766 (60.68%) Windows
2 1,840 (40.37%) Windows Server
3 1,360 (29.84%) Linux
4 560 (12.29%) Windows 10
5 514 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 435 (9.54%) Windows Server 2016
7 385 (8.45%) Unix
8 374 (8.21%) Windows Server 2019
9 299 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 192 (4.21%) CentOS
11 164 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 149 (3.27%) Windows 7
13 109 (2.39%) Ubuntu
14 103 (2.26%) Android
15 80 (1.76%) Apple iOS
16 61 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
17 58 (1.27%) Windows 8
18 37 (0.81%) Mac OS
19 30 (0.66%) VMS
20 27 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,264 (27.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 869 (19.07%) ITIL
3 789 (17.31%) DevOps
4 599 (13.14%) Agile Software Development
5 462 (10.14%) Migration
6 423 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
7 320 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 311 (6.82%) Computer Science
9 308 (6.76%) Scrum
10 286 (6.27%) Software Engineering
11 281 (6.16%) Configuration Management
12 278 (6.10%) Project Management
13 271 (5.95%) Project Delivery
14 259 (5.68%) Service Management
15 257 (5.64%) High Availability
16 249 (5.46%) Infrastructure as Code
17 245 (5.38%) Software Testing
18 244 (5.35%) Microservices
19 240 (5.27%) Mentoring
20 236 (5.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1,044 (22.90%) PowerShell
2 638 (14.00%) SQL
3 521 (11.43%) Python
4 332 (7.28%) Java
5 294 (6.45%) Bash Shell
6 211 (4.63%) Shell Script
7 178 (3.91%) Groovy
8 121 (2.65%) C#
9 106 (2.33%) JavaScript
10 85 (1.86%) C++
11 73 (1.60%) C
12 63 (1.38%) Perl
13 45 (0.99%) VBScript
14 35 (0.77%) VB
15 32 (0.70%) T-SQL
16 29 (0.64%) Go
17 28 (0.61%) Ruby
18 12 (0.26%) Ada
19 9 (0.20%) PHP
20 8 (0.18%) Ingres ABF
Qualifications
1 495 (10.86%) Degree
2 425 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 331 (7.26%) Security Cleared
4 293 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
5 239 (5.24%) MCSE
6 222 (4.87%) CCNA
7 220 (4.83%) SC Cleared
8 173 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 167 (3.66%) OCP
9 167 (3.66%) Oracle Certification
10 165 (3.62%) MCSA
11 107 (2.35%) CCNP
12 86 (1.89%) MCP
13 84 (1.84%) DV Cleared
14 77 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
15 63 (1.38%) MCITP
16 60 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
17 55 (1.21%) Citrix Certification
18 45 (0.99%) RHCE
19 44 (0.97%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (6.06%) SLA
2 137 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 62 (1.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 60 (1.32%) GDPR
5 49 (1.08%) QA
6 24 (0.53%) NIST
7 23 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 23 (0.50%) PMO
8 19 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.11%) NCSC
11 4 (0.088%) GRC
11 4 (0.088%) JSP 440
11 4 (0.088%) OASIS TOSCA
11 4 (0.088%) RMADS
12 3 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.044%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.044%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.044%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2,842 (62.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2,155 (47.28%) Active Directory
3 1,206 (26.46%) Hyper-V
4 538 (11.80%) vSphere
5 444 (9.74%) VMware ESXi
6 369 (8.10%) Docker
7 241 (5.29%) XenApp
8 195 (4.28%) XenDesktop
9 171 (3.75%) HDFS
10 148 (3.25%) Virtual Machines
10 148 (3.25%) VMware NSX
11 116 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
12 114 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
13 59 (1.29%) KVM
14 52 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 45 (0.99%) NFS
16 40 (0.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 40 (0.88%) VMware Server
17 36 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
18 33 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 646 (14.17%) Ansible
2 463 (10.16%) SCCM
3 344 (7.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 301 (6.60%) Kubernetes
5 299 (6.56%) Puppet
6 277 (6.08%) Terraform
7 182 (3.99%) Opscode Chef
8 145 (3.18%) vCenter Server
9 112 (2.46%) SCOM
10 106 (2.33%) WSUS
11 98 (2.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 81 (1.78%) Microsoft Clustering
13 75 (1.65%) vRealize
14 50 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
15 47 (1.03%) Nagios
16 44 (0.97%) FortiGate
17 43 (0.94%) Salt
18 42 (0.92%) Backup Exec
19 41 (0.90%) NetBackup
20 38 (0.83%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2,337 (51.27%) Microsoft
2 929 (20.38%) Cisco
3 922 (20.23%) Citrix
4 451 (9.89%) Veeam
5 299 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 284 (6.23%) HP
7 282 (6.19%) Dell
8 279 (6.12%) NetApp
9 197 (4.32%) Okta
10 183 (4.01%) Oracle
11 181 (3.97%) EMC
11 181 (3.97%) Meraki
12 158 (3.47%) Google
13 150 (3.29%) SolarWinds
14 125 (2.74%) IBM
15 122 (2.68%) F5
16 113 (2.48%) Sophos
17 98 (2.15%) Juniper
18 93 (2.04%) SAP
19 78 (1.71%) Nimble Storage