Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 45 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 -12 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware 9,146 9,392 12,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.33% 5.56% 6.29%
As % of the Vendors category 11.96% 12.57% 13.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7,553 8,119 11,063
UK median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +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 76,450 74,718 91,400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.52% 44.22% 45.50%
Number of salaries quoted 59,959 60,027 74,658
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% -1.19% +5.00%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -2 8,577 £45,000 +5.88% 1,015
UK excluding London -1 5,682 £40,000 +2.56% 736
London -11 3,205 £52,500 - 335
South East -6 1,792 £40,000 -4.76% 199
North of England -7 1,242 £37,500 -1.32% 212
Midlands +12 917 £40,000 +6.67% 109
East of England +2 732 £45,000 +8.43% 75
South West +12 689 £39,931 +14.09% 85
West Midlands +18 667 £40,000 +9.59% 55
North West -9 634 £37,500 -1.32% 113
Yorkshire -10 548 £40,000 +1.27% 80
East Midlands -5 251 £40,000 -5.88% 54
Scotland 0 220 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Wales -16 105 £40,000 +9.59% 19
North East -32 61 £37,500 +25.00% 19
Northern Ireland -14 22 £24,500 -37.58% 2
Channel Islands -3 7 £70,000 +91.78% 1
Isle of Man - 6 £29,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6,203 (67.82%) Windows
2 5,400 (59.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4,364 (47.71%) Active Directory
4 4,359 (47.66%) Microsoft
5 3,933 (43.00%) Windows Server
6 2,633 (28.79%) Cisco
7 2,587 (28.29%) Hyper-V
8 2,551 (27.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 2,495 (27.28%) Linux
10 2,345 (25.64%) Citrix
11 2,262 (24.73%) Office 365
12 2,187 (23.91%) Firewall
13 2,089 (22.84%) ITIL
14 1,960 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 1,804 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
16 1,730 (18.92%) MS Exchange
17 1,716 (18.76%) Amazon AWS
18 1,678 (18.35%) DNS
19 1,632 (17.84%) SAN
20 1,554 (16.99%) Data Centre
21 1,450 (15.85%) PowerShell
22 1,449 (15.84%) WAN
23 1,406 (15.37%) SQL Server
24 1,360 (14.87%) Finance
25 1,350 (14.76%) SQL
26 1,342 (14.67%) LAN
27 1,308 (14.30%) Microsoft Certification
28 1,244 (13.60%) DHCP
29 1,224 (13.38%) SCCM
30 1,075 (11.75%) VMware ESXi

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 1,730 (18.92%) MS Exchange
2 760 (8.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 634 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 521 (5.70%) SharePoint
5 453 (4.95%) IIS
6 416 (4.55%) Skype for Business
7 359 (3.93%) OpenStack
8 292 (3.19%) Apache
9 203 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
10 185 (2.02%) Tomcat
11 124 (1.36%) nginx
12 121 (1.32%) Confluence
13 116 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 114 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
15 87 (0.95%) JBoss
16 66 (0.72%) WebLogic
17 62 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
18 56 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
19 38 (0.42%) WebSphere
20 37 (0.40%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 907 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 40 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 40 (0.44%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.077%) HipChat
6 6 (0.066%) Mingle
7 4 (0.044%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (0.033%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.033%) CATIA
8 3 (0.033%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.011%) Abaqus
9 1 (0.011%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.011%) InDesign
9 1 (0.011%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.011%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 1 (0.011%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.011%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 42 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 23 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 19 (0.21%) Elite 3E
5 18 (0.20%) MetaTrader
6 15 (0.16%) Documaker
7 12 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 8 (0.087%) NetSuite
9 6 (0.066%) Eikon
10 5 (0.055%) Sage 200
10 5 (0.055%) Visualfiles
11 3 (0.033%) ENOVIA
11 3 (0.033%) Pegasus Opera
12 2 (0.022%) Infor SunSystems
12 2 (0.022%) Northgate Housing
12 2 (0.022%) Payment Gateway
12 2 (0.022%) ReMetrica
12 2 (0.022%) Sage CRM
12 2 (0.022%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2,551 (27.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,262 (24.73%) Office 365
3 1,716 (18.76%) Amazon AWS
4 457 (5.00%) IaaS
5 291 (3.18%) SaaS
6 271 (2.96%) PaaS
7 176 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
8 152 (1.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 142 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
10 123 (1.34%) Mimecast
11 119 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
12 75 (0.82%) GitHub
13 65 (0.71%) NuGet
14 64 (0.70%) OpenShift
15 61 (0.67%) IBM Cloud
16 54 (0.59%) Amazon S3
17 50 (0.55%) OneDrive
18 49 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
19 38 (0.42%) Bluemix
20 37 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 2,187 (23.91%) Firewall
2 1,678 (18.35%) DNS
3 1,632 (17.84%) SAN
4 1,449 (15.84%) WAN
5 1,342 (14.67%) LAN
6 1,244 (13.60%) DHCP
7 1,031 (11.27%) TCP/IP
8 840 (9.18%) VPN
9 480 (5.25%) VLAN
10 477 (5.22%) Wireless
11 466 (5.10%) VoIP
12 369 (4.03%) Cisco ASA
13 357 (3.90%) Network Security
14 355 (3.88%) NetScaler
15 353 (3.86%) NAS
16 322 (3.52%) Skype
17 278 (3.04%) MPLS
18 261 (2.85%) Internet
19 235 (2.57%) Cisco Nexus
19 235 (2.57%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,406 (15.37%) SQL Server
2 362 (3.96%) MySQL
3 200 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
4 171 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
5 155 (1.69%) Big Data
6 146 (1.60%) MongoDB
7 145 (1.59%) Oracle Database
8 120 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 101 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
10 79 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
11 71 (0.78%) NoSQL
12 66 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 63 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
14 61 (0.67%) Relational Database
15 59 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 58 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
17 55 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
17 55 (0.60%) Redis
18 53 (0.58%) Hadoop
19 38 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 422 (4.61%) Jenkins
2 345 (3.77%) Git (software)
3 197 (2.15%) JIRA
4 128 (1.40%) TeamCity
5 97 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 88 (0.96%) Vagrant
7 78 (0.85%) Subversion
8 77 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
9 68 (0.74%) Maven
9 68 (0.74%) Visual Studio
10 66 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
11 64 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
12 54 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 52 (0.57%) MSI
14 50 (0.55%) GoCD
15 42 (0.46%) Ant
15 42 (0.46%) Selenium
16 39 (0.43%) Artifactory
16 39 (0.43%) GitLab
17 33 (0.36%) Cucumber
General
1 1,360 (14.87%) Finance
2 432 (4.72%) Retail
3 291 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 228 (2.49%) Law
5 213 (2.33%) Legal
6 191 (2.09%) Manufacturing
7 187 (2.04%) Marketing
8 186 (2.03%) Banking
9 115 (1.26%) Advertising
10 96 (1.05%) Games
11 90 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
12 80 (0.87%) Billing
13 78 (0.85%) Publishing
14 74 (0.81%) German Language
15 56 (0.61%) Military
16 54 (0.59%) Back Office
17 51 (0.56%) Italian Language
18 38 (0.42%) Electronics
19 30 (0.33%) Financial Institution
20 27 (0.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,669 (18.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1,033 (11.29%) Support Engineer
3 910 (9.95%) Analyst
4 727 (7.95%) Architect
5 626 (6.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 558 (6.10%) Systems Engineer
7 548 (5.99%) Consultant
8 537 (5.87%) IT Support
9 534 (5.84%) Administrator
10 515 (5.63%) IT Engineer
11 479 (5.24%) VMware Engineer
12 473 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
13 466 (5.10%) Windows Engineer
14 438 (4.79%) Support Analyst
15 436 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support
16 418 (4.57%) Systems Administrator
17 403 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
18 393 (4.30%) Network Engineer
19 366 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
20 341 (3.73%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 384 (4.20%) Web Services
2 262 (2.86%) .NET
3 244 (2.67%) Middleware
4 151 (1.65%) HTML
5 103 (1.13%) Elastic Stack
6 95 (1.04%) LAMP
7 93 (1.02%) Node.js
8 91 (0.99%) XML
9 82 (0.90%) LDAP
10 80 (0.87%) CSS
11 75 (0.82%) RabbitMQ
12 72 (0.79%) JSON
13 69 (0.75%) ASP.NET
14 63 (0.69%) AngularJS
15 62 (0.68%) REST
15 62 (0.68%) SOAP
16 49 (0.54%) Kafka
16 49 (0.54%) RESTful
17 44 (0.48%) Spring
18 42 (0.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1,554 (16.99%) Data Centre
2 548 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
3 482 (5.27%) Self-Motivation
4 381 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 363 (3.97%) Management Information System
6 293 (3.20%) Clustering
7 289 (3.16%) Computer Science
8 263 (2.88%) Replication
9 223 (2.44%) Private Cloud
10 199 (2.18%) Driving Licence
11 182 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
12 152 (1.66%) Blackberry
13 146 (1.60%) Hedge funds
14 144 (1.57%) User Experience
15 131 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
16 121 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
17 113 (1.24%) Fat Client
17 113 (1.24%) Thin Client
18 103 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
19 85 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6,203 (67.82%) Windows
2 3,933 (43.00%) Windows Server
3 2,495 (27.28%) Linux
4 1,960 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,804 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 950 (10.39%) Windows 10
7 850 (9.29%) Windows 7
8 475 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 473 (5.17%) Unix
10 366 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 297 (3.25%) CentOS
12 263 (2.88%) Windows 8
13 187 (2.04%) Ubuntu
14 142 (1.55%) Android
15 130 (1.42%) Mac OS X
16 114 (1.25%) Solaris
17 113 (1.24%) Windows XP
18 104 (1.14%) Debian
19 87 (0.95%) Mac OS
20 75 (0.82%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,089 (22.84%) ITIL
2 1,070 (11.70%) DevOps
3 925 (10.11%) Problem-Solving
4 692 (7.57%) Agile Software Development
5 676 (7.39%) Presales
6 671 (7.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 620 (6.78%) Migration
8 612 (6.69%) Project Management
9 564 (6.17%) Service Delivery
10 563 (6.16%) Configuration Management
11 471 (5.15%) Service Management
12 393 (4.30%) Mentoring
13 368 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
14 353 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
15 337 (3.68%) Load Balancing
16 323 (3.53%) Change Management
17 320 (3.50%) High Availability
18 293 (3.20%) Root Cause Analysis
19 281 (3.07%) Software Engineering
20 275 (3.01%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1,450 (15.85%) PowerShell
2 1,350 (14.76%) SQL
3 725 (7.93%) Python
4 529 (5.78%) Bash Shell
5 383 (4.19%) Java
6 266 (2.91%) JavaScript
7 261 (2.85%) Perl
8 252 (2.76%) Ruby
9 172 (1.88%) C#
10 160 (1.75%) PHP
11 130 (1.42%) C
12 127 (1.39%) Shell Script
13 121 (1.32%) VBScript
14 76 (0.83%) Go
15 66 (0.72%) C++
16 55 (0.60%) VB
17 50 (0.55%) T-SQL
18 31 (0.34%) VBA
19 24 (0.26%) VB.NET
20 18 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1,308 (14.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 1,020 (11.15%) Cisco Certification
3 976 (10.67%) MCSE
4 904 (9.88%) Degree
5 700 (7.65%) CCNA
6 583 (6.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 529 (5.78%) MCSA
8 512 (5.60%) CCNP
9 477 (5.22%) Security Cleared
10 333 (3.64%) MCP
11 300 (3.28%) MCITP
12 279 (3.05%) SC Cleared
13 215 (2.35%) CCIE
14 205 (2.24%) DV Cleared
15 191 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
16 170 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
17 141 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
18 103 (1.13%) CCA
19 99 (1.08%) MCTS
20 87 (0.95%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 648 (7.09%) SLA
2 262 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 186 (2.03%) QA
4 168 (1.84%) PCI DSS
5 93 (1.02%) GDPR
6 68 (0.74%) PMO
7 57 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
8 48 (0.52%) COBIT
9 26 (0.28%) ISO 9001
10 21 (0.23%) GPG13
11 17 (0.19%) GCP
12 13 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 9 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 8 (0.087%) GAMP
14 8 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 7 (0.077%) ISO 22301
15 7 (0.077%) ISO 9000
16 6 (0.066%) ISO 14001
16 6 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 4 (0.044%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 5,400 (59.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4,364 (47.71%) Active Directory
3 2,587 (28.29%) Hyper-V
4 1,075 (11.75%) VMware ESXi
5 1,034 (11.31%) vSphere
6 846 (9.25%) XenApp
7 533 (5.83%) XenDesktop
8 513 (5.61%) Docker
9 293 (3.20%) Virtual Machines
10 271 (2.96%) VMware NSX
11 255 (2.79%) Microsoft App-V
12 197 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
13 189 (2.07%) Virtual Desktop
14 161 (1.76%) XenServer
15 148 (1.62%) VirtualBox
16 146 (1.60%) Xen
17 123 (1.34%) KVM
18 111 (1.21%) Terminal Services
19 95 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
20 83 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1,224 (13.38%) SCCM
2 796 (8.70%) Puppet
3 672 (7.35%) Ansible
4 547 (5.98%) Opscode Chef
5 461 (5.04%) vCenter Server
6 455 (4.97%) SCOM
7 290 (3.17%) Kubernetes
8 268 (2.93%) Nagios
9 235 (2.57%) Backup Exec
10 218 (2.38%) Terraform
11 201 (2.20%) WSUS
12 176 (1.92%) SCOrch
13 160 (1.75%) vRealize
14 151 (1.65%) SCVMM
15 138 (1.51%) Microsoft Intune
16 134 (1.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 108 (1.18%) Failover Clustering
18 107 (1.17%) AirWatch
19 98 (1.07%) NetBackup
20 89 (0.97%) logstash
Vendors
1 4,359 (47.66%) Microsoft
2 2,633 (28.79%) Cisco
3 2,345 (25.64%) Citrix
4 1,039 (11.36%) HP
5 836 (9.14%) NetApp
6 608 (6.65%) Red Hat
7 553 (6.05%) Veeam
8 552 (6.04%) EMC
9 506 (5.53%) Oracle
10 505 (5.52%) Dell
11 455 (4.97%) F5
12 361 (3.95%) CheckPoint
13 342 (3.74%) Google
14 333 (3.64%) Juniper
15 327 (3.58%) SolarWinds
16 313 (3.42%) Apple
17 311 (3.40%) Splunk
18 279 (3.05%) IBM
19 221 (2.42%) Symantec
20 195 (2.13%) Meraki