Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 47 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware 8,216 9,713 11,277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.14% 5.41% 6.10%
As % of the Vendors category 12.05% 12.19% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6,869 8,240 9,590
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,800 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% -3.75%

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 68,171 79,690 81,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.69% 44.35% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 52,584 61,710 65,551
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the UK

VMware
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware.

Salary trend for VMware in the UK

VMware
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 +3 7,735 £45,000 +5.88% 1,047
UK excluding London +6 5,199 £41,500 +3.75% 826
London -4 2,825 £52,500 +5.00% 268
South East -6 1,490 £42,500 +6.25% 228
North of England +5 1,345 £40,000 +6.67% 212
Midlands +16 841 £40,000 +6.67% 139
North West +26 793 £40,000 +11.11% 122
East of England +16 718 £45,000 -3.23% 91
West Midlands +14 605 £40,000 +6.67% 74
South West -2 520 £42,500 +11.84% 109
Yorkshire -7 482 £40,000 +6.67% 74
East Midlands +14 239 £40,000 +9.59% 64
Scotland -37 153 £40,000 -5.88% 22
Wales -8 144 £37,500 - 20
North East -13 70 £37,000 +13.85% 16
Channel Islands -2 11 £33,500 +3.08%
Northern Ireland -11 8 £36,250 +3.57% 5
Isle of Man - 4 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 5,503 (66.98%) Windows
2 5,098 (62.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4,005 (48.75%) Active Directory
4 3,919 (47.70%) Microsoft
5 3,447 (41.95%) Windows Server
6 2,412 (29.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 2,395 (29.15%) Linux
8 2,290 (27.87%) Office 365
9 2,258 (27.48%) Cisco
10 2,089 (25.43%) Hyper-V
11 2,077 (25.28%) Firewall
12 2,033 (24.74%) Citrix
13 1,912 (23.27%) ITIL
14 1,822 (22.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 1,730 (21.06%) Amazon AWS
16 1,670 (20.33%) Windows Server 2012
17 1,593 (19.39%) MS Exchange
18 1,578 (19.21%) DNS
19 1,473 (17.93%) SQL
20 1,462 (17.79%) Windows Server 2008
21 1,422 (17.31%) PowerShell
22 1,358 (16.53%) Data Centre
23 1,355 (16.49%) Finance
24 1,341 (16.32%) SAN
25 1,183 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
26 1,181 (14.37%) DHCP
27 1,163 (14.16%) SQL Server
28 1,140 (13.88%) SCCM
29 1,129 (13.74%) WAN
30 1,087 (13.23%) LAN

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 1,593 (19.39%) MS Exchange
2 627 (7.63%) SharePoint
3 540 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 430 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 378 (4.60%) IIS
6 365 (4.44%) Skype for Business
7 246 (2.99%) OpenStack
8 196 (2.39%) Apache
9 149 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2003
10 147 (1.79%) Tomcat
11 95 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
12 94 (1.14%) nginx
13 91 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
14 89 (1.08%) JBoss
15 72 (0.88%) Confluence
15 72 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
16 58 (0.71%) WebLogic
17 49 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 45 (0.55%) WebSphere
19 43 (0.52%) CMS
Applications
1 786 (9.57%) Microsoft Office
2 133 (1.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 61 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 46 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.085%) AutoCAD
8 6 (0.073%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.037%) CATIA
9 3 (0.037%) PTC Creo
9 3 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.037%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 87 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 14 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.11%) Maximo
5 8 (0.097%) Visualfiles
6 7 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.085%) Orchard Housing
7 6 (0.073%) Infor SunSystems
7 6 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
7 6 (0.073%) ReMetrica
8 5 (0.061%) Magento
8 5 (0.061%) NetSuite
8 5 (0.061%) SAP ERP
9 4 (0.049%) C-CURE
9 4 (0.049%) Elite 3E
9 4 (0.049%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 4 (0.049%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.049%) SAP SM
9 4 (0.049%) Scribe Insight
10 3 (0.037%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2,412 (29.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,290 (27.87%) Office 365
3 1,730 (21.06%) Amazon AWS
4 368 (4.48%) IaaS
5 265 (3.23%) SaaS
6 248 (3.02%) PaaS
7 212 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
8 205 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
9 197 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 118 (1.44%) Mimecast
11 109 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
12 96 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
13 95 (1.16%) GitHub
14 86 (1.05%) Amazon S3
15 75 (0.91%) OpenShift
16 68 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 57 (0.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 33 (0.40%) G Suite
19 32 (0.39%) IBM Cloud
19 32 (0.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2,077 (25.28%) Firewall
2 1,578 (19.21%) DNS
3 1,341 (16.32%) SAN
4 1,181 (14.37%) DHCP
5 1,129 (13.74%) WAN
6 1,087 (13.23%) LAN
7 1,042 (12.68%) TCP/IP
8 727 (8.85%) VPN
9 460 (5.60%) VLAN
10 398 (4.84%) Network Security
11 394 (4.80%) Wireless
12 391 (4.76%) VoIP
13 323 (3.93%) Internet
14 316 (3.85%) Skype
15 308 (3.75%) NAS
16 263 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
17 234 (2.85%) NetScaler
18 204 (2.48%) BGP
18 204 (2.48%) Cisco ASA
19 203 (2.47%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,163 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 293 (3.57%) MySQL
3 139 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 130 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
5 123 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
6 107 (1.30%) Big Data
7 101 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 96 (1.17%) Oracle Database
9 91 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
10 88 (1.07%) SQL Server 2016
11 83 (1.01%) Relational Database
12 82 (1.00%) MongoDB
13 76 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 72 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
15 64 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 60 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
17 55 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
18 44 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
19 41 (0.50%) DB2
20 39 (0.47%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 355 (4.32%) Jenkins
2 277 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 172 (2.09%) JIRA
4 116 (1.41%) Maven
5 99 (1.20%) Vagrant
6 87 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
7 74 (0.90%) Subversion
8 71 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 66 (0.80%) Ant
10 65 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 63 (0.77%) Gradle
12 62 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
13 52 (0.63%) Bitbucket
14 46 (0.56%) GitLab
14 46 (0.56%) Visual Studio
14 46 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 45 (0.55%) Selenium
16 42 (0.51%) TeamCity
17 41 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
18 28 (0.34%) Cucumber
General
1 1,355 (16.49%) Finance
2 376 (4.58%) Telecoms
3 350 (4.26%) Retail
4 228 (2.78%) Legal
5 220 (2.68%) Banking
6 152 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 127 (1.55%) Law
8 109 (1.33%) Marketing
9 100 (1.22%) Advertising
10 86 (1.05%) Publishing
11 76 (0.93%) Electronics
12 75 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 67 (0.82%) Games
14 62 (0.75%) Back Office
15 46 (0.56%) Investment Banking
16 28 (0.34%) French Language
17 24 (0.29%) German Language
17 24 (0.29%) Local Government
18 23 (0.28%) Aerospace
19 22 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,503 (18.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 959 (11.67%) Analyst
3 904 (11.00%) Support Engineer
4 669 (8.14%) Architect
5 575 (7.00%) Administrator
6 532 (6.48%) IT Engineer
7 524 (6.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 509 (6.20%) IT Support
9 457 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
10 436 (5.31%) Consultant
11 393 (4.78%) Support Analyst
12 390 (4.75%) Systems Engineer
13 384 (4.67%) 3rd Line Support
14 352 (4.28%) VMware Engineer
15 338 (4.11%) Network Engineer
16 336 (4.09%) IT Analyst
17 331 (4.03%) DevOps Engineer
18 305 (3.71%) 2nd Line Support
19 304 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
20 292 (3.55%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 333 (4.05%) Web Services
2 214 (2.60%) .NET
3 118 (1.44%) LAMP
4 115 (1.40%) HTML
5 110 (1.34%) LDAP
6 101 (1.23%) Middleware
7 90 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
8 79 (0.96%) JSON
9 71 (0.86%) XML
10 61 (0.74%) REST
11 59 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
11 59 (0.72%) Spring
12 55 (0.67%) CSS
13 48 (0.58%) RESTful
14 47 (0.57%) SOAP
15 44 (0.54%) J2EE
16 43 (0.52%) Node.js
17 41 (0.50%) ASP.NET
18 39 (0.47%) Spring Boot
19 37 (0.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1,358 (16.53%) Data Centre
2 570 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 423 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
4 422 (5.14%) Management Information System
5 336 (4.09%) Clustering
6 315 (3.83%) Public Cloud
7 293 (3.57%) Replication
8 255 (3.10%) Hybrid Cloud
9 192 (2.34%) Private Cloud
10 180 (2.19%) Driving Licence
11 159 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
12 145 (1.76%) PKI
13 141 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
14 119 (1.45%) Cyber Kill Chain
15 116 (1.41%) User Experience
16 114 (1.39%) Fintech
17 102 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
18 85 (1.03%) Blackberry
19 84 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
20 76 (0.93%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5,503 (66.98%) Windows
2 3,447 (41.95%) Windows Server
3 2,395 (29.15%) Linux
4 1,670 (20.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,462 (17.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 985 (11.99%) Windows 10
7 858 (10.44%) Windows 7
8 490 (5.96%) Unix
9 484 (5.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 437 (5.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 318 (3.87%) Windows 8
12 268 (3.26%) CentOS
13 208 (2.53%) Ubuntu
14 119 (1.45%) Apple iOS
15 116 (1.41%) Android
16 107 (1.30%) Solaris
17 105 (1.28%) Debian
18 103 (1.25%) Windows XP
19 87 (1.06%) AIX
20 84 (1.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,912 (23.27%) ITIL
2 1,822 (22.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 955 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
4 885 (10.77%) DevOps
5 836 (10.18%) Agile Software Development
6 661 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 617 (7.51%) Migration
8 577 (7.02%) Project Management
9 539 (6.56%) Service Management
10 501 (6.10%) Mentoring
11 480 (5.84%) Service Delivery
12 470 (5.72%) Configuration Management
13 461 (5.61%) Presales
14 418 (5.09%) High Availability
15 354 (4.31%) Incident Management
16 337 (4.10%) Change Management
17 324 (3.94%) Information Security
18 322 (3.92%) Computer Science
19 313 (3.81%) Data Protection
20 311 (3.79%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1,473 (17.93%) SQL
2 1,422 (17.31%) PowerShell
3 858 (10.44%) Python
4 609 (7.41%) Bash Shell
5 319 (3.88%) Java
6 288 (3.51%) Ruby
7 257 (3.13%) Perl
8 170 (2.07%) JavaScript
9 165 (2.01%) Shell Script
10 150 (1.83%) VBScript
11 121 (1.47%) C
12 118 (1.44%) PHP
13 111 (1.35%) C#
14 81 (0.99%) T-SQL
15 80 (0.97%) Go
16 68 (0.83%) C++
17 52 (0.63%) VB
18 43 (0.52%) Korn
19 33 (0.40%) PL/SQL
20 24 (0.29%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1,183 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 912 (11.10%) MCSE
3 840 (10.22%) Cisco Certification
4 749 (9.12%) Degree
5 668 (8.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 560 (6.82%) CCNA
7 478 (5.82%) Security Cleared
8 424 (5.16%) MCSA
9 388 (4.72%) CCNP
10 281 (3.42%) SC Cleared
11 245 (2.98%) MCP
12 218 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
13 215 (2.62%) CISSP
14 185 (2.25%) MCITP
15 182 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
16 175 (2.13%) RHCE
17 168 (2.04%) SANS
18 163 (1.98%) DV Cleared
19 145 (1.76%) CCIE
20 123 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 526 (6.40%) SLA
2 303 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 272 (3.31%) GDPR
4 234 (2.85%) PCI DSS
5 95 (1.16%) QA
6 45 (0.55%) PMO
7 37 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
7 37 (0.45%) ISO 9001
8 31 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 21 (0.26%) COBIT
10 19 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 15 (0.18%) GPG13
12 12 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 12 (0.15%) HL7
13 9 (0.11%) Data Quality
14 8 (0.097%) ISO 22301
15 7 (0.085%) PMBOK
16 6 (0.073%) ISO 14001
17 5 (0.061%) HIPAA
18 3 (0.037%) GAMP
System Software
1 5,098 (62.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4,005 (48.75%) Active Directory
3 2,089 (25.43%) Hyper-V
4 954 (11.61%) VMware ESXi
5 914 (11.12%) vSphere
6 654 (7.96%) XenApp
7 526 (6.40%) Docker
8 409 (4.98%) XenDesktop
9 297 (3.61%) Virtual Machines
10 240 (2.92%) Virtual Servers
11 222 (2.70%) VMware NSX
12 128 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
13 127 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
13 127 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
14 106 (1.29%) XenServer
15 105 (1.28%) Terminal Services
16 98 (1.19%) Xen
17 97 (1.18%) NFS
18 96 (1.17%) VirtualBox
19 89 (1.08%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1,140 (13.88%) SCCM
2 638 (7.77%) Puppet
3 628 (7.64%) Ansible
4 389 (4.73%) Opscode Chef
5 384 (4.67%) SCOM
6 338 (4.11%) vCenter Server
7 270 (3.29%) Kubernetes
8 268 (3.26%) Nagios
9 231 (2.81%) vRealize
10 216 (2.63%) Terraform
11 210 (2.56%) WSUS
12 204 (2.48%) Backup Exec
13 119 (1.45%) SCOrch
14 117 (1.42%) SCVMM
15 114 (1.39%) NetBackup
16 92 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
17 89 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
18 85 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
19 75 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
20 63 (0.77%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 3,919 (47.70%) Microsoft
2 2,258 (27.48%) Cisco
3 2,033 (24.74%) Citrix
4 855 (10.41%) HP
5 753 (9.17%) NetApp
6 637 (7.75%) Red Hat
7 522 (6.35%) EMC
8 511 (6.22%) Dell
9 495 (6.02%) Veeam
10 419 (5.10%) Oracle
11 295 (3.59%) Symantec
12 292 (3.55%) SolarWinds
13 286 (3.48%) IBM
14 270 (3.29%) Google
15 252 (3.07%) Juniper
16 232 (2.82%) CheckPoint
17 224 (2.73%) F5
18 190 (2.31%) Meraki
19 187 (2.28%) McAfee
20 183 (2.23%) Apple