Period
to 2 April 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 2 April 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 48 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware 6,025 7,663 9,460
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.14% 5.18% 5.35%
As % of the Vendors category 12.38% 12.28% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5,176 6,676 8,184
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%

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 48,682 62,380 78,493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.56% 42.14% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 37,250 47,906 62,002
Median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 2 April 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 2 April 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 0 5,554 £45,000 - 846
UK excluding London 0 3,860 £42,500 +2.41% 693
London +3 1,979 £55,000 +4.76% 203
South East -4 1,128 £45,000 +5.88% 156
North of England -7 812 £42,500 +11.84% 200
Midlands +3 714 £40,000 -5.88% 114
South West +15 539 £40,000 -2.44% 92
West Midlands +3 498 £40,000 -7.51% 74
North West -2 445 £44,500 +14.10% 96
East of England -6 391 £42,500 - 82
Yorkshire -10 319 £42,500 +13.33% 62
Work from Home +24 301 £55,000 - 42
East Midlands +3 214 £40,000 - 38
Scotland +41 152 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Wales +10 133 £40,000 - 29
North East -6 48 £40,000 +3.90% 42
Northern Ireland +18 6 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 2 April 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 4,192 (69.58%) Windows
2 3,732 (61.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3,084 (51.19%) Microsoft
4 3,046 (50.56%) Active Directory
5 2,646 (43.92%) Windows Server
6 2,445 (40.58%) Azure
7 2,443 (40.55%) Office 365
8 1,673 (27.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 1,629 (27.04%) Hyper-V
10 1,576 (26.16%) Cisco
11 1,475 (24.48%) Firewall
12 1,451 (24.08%) Linux
13 1,426 (23.67%) Citrix
14 1,267 (21.03%) AWS
15 1,171 (19.44%) PowerShell
16 1,141 (18.94%) DNS
17 1,106 (18.36%) ITIL
18 1,005 (16.68%) MS Exchange
19 943 (15.65%) Data Centre
20 916 (15.20%) Windows 10
21 915 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
22 897 (14.89%) DHCP
23 858 (14.24%) WAN
24 853 (14.16%) SAN
25 828 (13.74%) Windows Server 2016
26 808 (13.41%) SQL
27 801 (13.29%) SQL Server
27 801 (13.29%) LAN
28 796 (13.21%) SCCM
29 780 (12.95%) Problem-Solving

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 1,005 (16.68%) MS Exchange
2 417 (6.92%) SharePoint
3 360 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2010
4 271 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 244 (4.05%) IIS
6 195 (3.24%) Skype for Business
7 74 (1.23%) OpenStack
8 69 (1.15%) Tomcat
9 64 (1.06%) Apache
10 54 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
11 52 (0.86%) WebSphere
12 36 (0.60%) Confluence
13 34 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
14 32 (0.53%) JBoss
15 19 (0.32%) Drupal
15 19 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
15 19 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (0.28%) nginx
17 16 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
18 14 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 532 (8.83%) Microsoft Office
2 62 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 50 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 15 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 12 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.13%) Gliffy
7 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
8 4 (0.066%) Abaqus
8 4 (0.066%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.066%) InDesign
8 4 (0.066%) Windchill
9 3 (0.050%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.017%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.017%) Maya
11 1 (0.017%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 38 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 9 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.13%) Elite 3E
5 7 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.083%) assyst
6 5 (0.083%) Oracle Applications
7 4 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.050%) Exchequer
8 3 (0.050%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.033%) Relativity
9 2 (0.033%) Sage 50
9 2 (0.033%) Shopify
10 1 (0.017%) CA PPM
10 1 (0.017%) Carpe Diem
10 1 (0.017%) Faxination
10 1 (0.017%) Sage 200
10 1 (0.017%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.017%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.017%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2,445 (40.58%) Azure
2 2,443 (40.55%) Office 365
3 1,267 (21.03%) AWS
4 327 (5.43%) IaaS
5 287 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 268 (4.45%) PaaS
7 231 (3.83%) SaaS
8 148 (2.46%) GCP
9 87 (1.44%) Mimecast
10 73 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
11 63 (1.05%) OneDrive
12 61 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
12 61 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
13 43 (0.71%) Serverless
14 36 (0.60%) Amazon S3
14 36 (0.60%) GitHub
15 35 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 35 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 33 (0.55%) Slack
17 32 (0.53%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1,475 (24.48%) Firewall
2 1,141 (18.94%) DNS
3 897 (14.89%) DHCP
4 858 (14.24%) WAN
5 853 (14.16%) SAN
6 801 (13.29%) LAN
7 675 (11.20%) TCP/IP
8 524 (8.70%) VPN
9 381 (6.32%) VoIP
10 357 (5.93%) VLAN
11 305 (5.06%) Wireless
12 228 (3.78%) Network Security
13 226 (3.75%) NetScaler
14 186 (3.09%) Internet
15 181 (3.00%) NAS
16 176 (2.92%) Skype
17 168 (2.79%) Cisco ASA
18 148 (2.46%) BGP
19 144 (2.39%) iSCSI
20 135 (2.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 801 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 126 (2.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 117 (1.94%) MySQL
4 109 (1.81%) SQL Server 2016
5 89 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
6 87 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
7 71 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 67 (1.11%) Big Data
9 53 (0.88%) Relational Database
10 45 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 45 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 39 (0.65%) Oracle Database
12 38 (0.63%) RDBMS
13 32 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
14 30 (0.50%) MongoDB
14 30 (0.50%) SQL Server 2017
15 29 (0.48%) NoSQL
16 28 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
17 27 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 24 (0.40%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 174 (2.89%) Jenkins
2 171 (2.84%) Git (software)
3 116 (1.93%) JIRA
4 58 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 52 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 49 (0.81%) Bitbucket
7 32 (0.53%) GitLab
8 30 (0.50%) Selenium
9 29 (0.48%) Visual Studio
10 25 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
11 24 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
12 23 (0.38%) Vagrant
13 21 (0.35%) JUnit
13 21 (0.35%) Maven
14 19 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
14 19 (0.32%) Subversion
15 18 (0.30%) SonarQube
16 17 (0.28%) DbUnit
16 17 (0.28%) jMock
16 17 (0.28%) Mockito
General
1 750 (12.45%) Finance
2 222 (3.68%) Public Sector
3 216 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 208 (3.45%) Retail
5 125 (2.07%) Legal
6 117 (1.94%) Law
7 116 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 114 (1.89%) Banking
9 96 (1.59%) Advertising
10 80 (1.33%) Marketing
11 59 (0.98%) Aerospace
12 47 (0.78%) Local Government
13 41 (0.68%) Automotive
13 41 (0.68%) Back Office
14 36 (0.60%) Electronics
15 31 (0.51%) Military
16 30 (0.50%) Games
17 25 (0.41%) Financial Institution
18 19 (0.32%) Publishing
19 14 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,317 (21.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 701 (11.63%) Support Engineer
3 584 (9.69%) IT Engineer
4 563 (9.34%) Analyst
5 477 (7.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 472 (7.83%) IT Support
7 421 (6.99%) Administrator
8 420 (6.97%) Architect
9 352 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
10 347 (5.76%) Consultant
11 334 (5.54%) 3rd Line Support
12 318 (5.28%) Network Engineer
13 282 (4.68%) Systems Engineer
14 267 (4.43%) IT Support Engineer
15 242 (4.02%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 233 (3.87%) Support Analyst
17 224 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 222 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support
19 208 (3.45%) VMware Engineer
20 197 (3.27%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (2.22%) Web Services
2 75 (1.24%) LDAP
3 69 (1.15%) .NET
4 65 (1.08%) Middleware
5 38 (0.63%) LAMP
5 38 (0.63%) REST
6 36 (0.60%) Elastic Stack
7 32 (0.53%) SOAP
8 31 (0.51%) XML
9 30 (0.50%) HTML
10 28 (0.46%) WSH
11 23 (0.38%) Spring
12 22 (0.37%) RESTful
12 22 (0.37%) Sensu
13 19 (0.32%) JSON
14 18 (0.30%) CSS
14 18 (0.30%) J2EE
14 18 (0.30%) YAML
15 17 (0.28%) ASP.NET
15 17 (0.28%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 943 (15.65%) Data Centre
2 381 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
3 263 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 225 (3.73%) Public Cloud
5 206 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
6 157 (2.61%) Driving Licence
6 157 (2.61%) Replication
7 155 (2.57%) Clustering
8 150 (2.49%) Private Cloud
9 140 (2.32%) Enterprise Storage
10 133 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
11 70 (1.16%) User Experience
12 66 (1.10%) EMC VNX
12 66 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
13 64 (1.06%) PKI
14 47 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
15 41 (0.68%) CCTV
16 40 (0.66%) Linux Command Line
17 39 (0.65%) iPhone
18 38 (0.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4,192 (69.58%) Windows
2 2,646 (43.92%) Windows Server
3 1,451 (24.08%) Linux
4 916 (15.20%) Windows 10
5 915 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 828 (13.74%) Windows Server 2016
7 596 (9.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 445 (7.39%) Windows 7
9 252 (4.18%) Windows Server 2019
10 247 (4.10%) Unix
11 237 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 175 (2.90%) CentOS
13 165 (2.74%) Windows 8
14 155 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 113 (1.88%) Ubuntu
16 51 (0.85%) Android
16 51 (0.85%) Mac OS
17 49 (0.81%) Solaris
18 45 (0.75%) Apple iOS
18 45 (0.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,673 (27.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,106 (18.36%) ITIL
3 780 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
4 555 (9.21%) DevOps
5 554 (9.20%) Migration
6 510 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
7 408 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 345 (5.73%) Project Management
9 340 (5.64%) Mentoring
10 301 (5.00%) Project Delivery
11 300 (4.98%) Service Delivery
12 278 (4.61%) Change Management
13 273 (4.53%) Configuration Management
14 260 (4.32%) Presales
15 259 (4.30%) Cybersecurity
16 246 (4.08%) Information Security
17 221 (3.67%) Service Management
18 201 (3.34%) High Availability
19 180 (2.99%) Server Management
20 175 (2.90%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,171 (19.44%) PowerShell
2 808 (13.41%) SQL
3 453 (7.52%) Python
4 322 (5.34%) Bash Shell
5 144 (2.39%) Shell Script
6 116 (1.93%) VBScript
7 107 (1.78%) Java
8 106 (1.76%) C
9 89 (1.48%) Perl
10 81 (1.34%) JavaScript
11 77 (1.28%) C#
12 64 (1.06%) Ruby
13 53 (0.88%) PHP
14 36 (0.60%) Go
15 35 (0.58%) C++
16 30 (0.50%) VB
17 26 (0.43%) T-SQL
18 17 (0.28%) Groovy
19 14 (0.23%) Korn
20 11 (0.18%) Ada
Qualifications
1 697 (11.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 574 (9.53%) Cisco Certification
3 493 (8.18%) Degree
4 489 (8.12%) MCSE
5 392 (6.51%) CCNA
6 389 (6.46%) Security Cleared
7 349 (5.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 334 (5.54%) MCSA
9 266 (4.41%) CCNP
10 227 (3.77%) SC Cleared
11 165 (2.74%) DV Cleared
12 118 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
13 112 (1.86%) Computer Science Degree
14 103 (1.71%) MCP
15 89 (1.48%) MCITP
16 83 (1.38%) CCIE
17 70 (1.16%) CISSP
18 62 (1.03%) Citrix Certification
19 43 (0.71%) AWS Certification
20 39 (0.65%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (7.14%) SLA
2 208 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 112 (1.86%) GDPR
4 75 (1.24%) QA
5 52 (0.86%) PCI DSS
6 48 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 47 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
8 35 (0.58%) NIST
9 27 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 25 (0.41%) ISO 9001
11 20 (0.33%) BS25999
12 17 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 12 (0.20%) COBIT
14 9 (0.15%) ISO 22301
14 9 (0.15%) PMO
15 6 (0.100%) ISO/IEC 19770
16 4 (0.066%) GPG13
16 4 (0.066%) ISO 14001
16 4 (0.066%) NCSC
17 2 (0.033%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 3,732 (61.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3,046 (50.56%) Active Directory
3 1,629 (27.04%) Hyper-V
4 714 (11.85%) vSphere
5 607 (10.07%) VMware ESXi
6 535 (8.88%) XenApp
7 324 (5.38%) XenDesktop
8 296 (4.91%) Docker
9 209 (3.47%) Virtual Machines
10 165 (2.74%) VMware NSX
11 156 (2.59%) Virtual Servers
12 78 (1.29%) VirtualBox
13 76 (1.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 75 (1.24%) Virtual Desktop
15 66 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
16 64 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
17 61 (1.01%) NFS
18 56 (0.93%) Xen
19 51 (0.85%) KVM
20 47 (0.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 796 (13.21%) SCCM
2 419 (6.95%) Ansible
3 326 (5.41%) Puppet
4 300 (4.98%) SCOM
5 271 (4.50%) vCenter Server
6 267 (4.43%) Terraform
7 230 (3.82%) WSUS
8 227 (3.77%) Kubernetes
9 199 (3.30%) Microsoft Intune
10 180 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
11 116 (1.93%) Backup Exec
12 114 (1.89%) Nagios
13 100 (1.66%) vRealize
14 80 (1.33%) NetBackup
15 55 (0.91%) Grafana
16 51 (0.85%) FortiGate
17 49 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
18 47 (0.78%) ZABBIX
19 45 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
20 43 (0.71%) Packer
Vendors
1 3,084 (51.19%) Microsoft
2 1,576 (26.16%) Cisco
3 1,426 (23.67%) Citrix
4 580 (9.63%) HP
5 472 (7.83%) Veeam
6 452 (7.50%) NetApp
7 362 (6.01%) Dell
8 308 (5.11%) EMC
9 294 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 241 (4.00%) Juniper
11 239 (3.97%) Oracle
12 216 (3.59%) SolarWinds
13 173 (2.87%) Meraki
14 160 (2.66%) Symantec
15 158 (2.62%) IBM
16 146 (2.42%) Google
17 141 (2.34%) Palo Alto
18 133 (2.21%) McAfee
19 128 (2.12%) CheckPoint
20 120 (1.99%) F5