Period
to 17 February 2019

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 17 February 2019 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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 46 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 -9 -2
Permanent jobs citing VMware 7,738 9,526 10,262
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.18% 5.44% 5.84%
As % of the Vendors category 12.23% 12.32% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6,487 8,061 8,653
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.13% +2.63% -5.00%

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 63,247 77,332 76,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.30% 44.15% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 48,662 61,145 61,891
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,604 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 2019. 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 7,304 £45,000 +5.88% 1,405
UK excluding London +4 4,989 £41,000 +5.13% 1,052
London -8 2,574 £55,000 +7.84% 410
South East -1 1,437 £42,500 +9.68% 273
North of England +10 1,242 £40,000 +6.67% 292
Midlands +6 855 £42,500 +13.33% 175
East of England +15 697 £42,500 -15.00% 105
North West +17 680 £40,500 +12.50% 159
West Midlands +8 620 £42,500 +13.33% 89
South West -18 494 £41,500 +9.21% 151
Yorkshire +5 491 £38,250 +2.00% 117
East Midlands +12 235 £41,500 +10.67% 85
Scotland -36 140 £40,000 -3.61% 24
Wales -1 120 £39,375 +2.27% 29
North East -2 72 £37,000 +8.82% 16
Channel Islands -1 10 £35,000 -24.32% 3
Northern Ireland -14 9 £42,500 +58.88% 1
Isle of Man - 7 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 5,135 (66.36%) Windows
2 4,905 (63.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3,850 (49.75%) Microsoft
4 3,779 (48.84%) Active Directory
5 3,181 (41.11%) Windows Server
6 2,402 (31.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 2,229 (28.81%) Linux
8 2,221 (28.70%) Office 365
9 2,212 (28.59%) Cisco
10 2,081 (26.89%) Hyper-V
11 1,992 (25.74%) Firewall
12 1,853 (23.95%) Citrix
13 1,785 (23.07%) ITIL
14 1,741 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 1,601 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
16 1,538 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
17 1,474 (19.05%) DNS
18 1,461 (18.88%) MS Exchange
19 1,401 (18.11%) SQL
20 1,375 (17.77%) Data Centre
21 1,352 (17.47%) PowerShell
22 1,315 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
23 1,257 (16.24%) Finance
24 1,182 (15.28%) SAN
25 1,180 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
26 1,149 (14.85%) SQL Server
27 1,122 (14.50%) DHCP
28 1,062 (13.72%) SCCM
29 1,045 (13.50%) WAN
30 969 (12.52%) 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 1,461 (18.88%) MS Exchange
2 622 (8.04%) SharePoint
3 452 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 375 (4.85%) IIS
5 333 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 325 (4.20%) Skype for Business
7 204 (2.64%) Apache
8 158 (2.04%) OpenStack
9 148 (1.91%) Tomcat
10 122 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 94 (1.21%) nginx
12 85 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
13 58 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
14 55 (0.71%) Confluence
14 55 (0.71%) JBoss
15 53 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
16 41 (0.53%) WebLogic
17 39 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
18 38 (0.49%) WebSphere
19 29 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 765 (9.89%) Microsoft Office
2 133 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 49 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 45 (0.58%) MS Visio
5 29 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.078%) AutoCAD
6 6 (0.078%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.026%) CATIA
7 2 (0.026%) iWork
7 2 (0.026%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.013%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.013%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 80 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 13 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (0.090%) Visualfiles
5 6 (0.078%) Maximo
6 5 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.052%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.052%) Scribe Insight
8 3 (0.039%) Elite 3E
8 3 (0.039%) Magento
8 3 (0.039%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.039%) PlanetPress Connect
8 3 (0.039%) Sage 50
8 3 (0.039%) SAP SM
9 2 (0.026%) Bankmaster
9 2 (0.026%) Lorenzo
9 2 (0.026%) Sage X3
9 2 (0.026%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.026%) SAP R/3
9 2 (0.026%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2,402 (31.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,221 (28.70%) Office 365
3 1,601 (20.69%) Amazon AWS
4 342 (4.42%) IaaS
5 293 (3.79%) SaaS
6 246 (3.18%) PaaS
7 236 (3.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 226 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
9 157 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
10 119 (1.54%) Mimecast
11 83 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
12 77 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
13 73 (0.94%) Amazon S3
14 62 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 53 (0.68%) OpenShift
16 49 (0.63%) GitHub
17 45 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 36 (0.47%) OneDrive
19 29 (0.37%) G Suite
20 24 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,992 (25.74%) Firewall
2 1,474 (19.05%) DNS
3 1,182 (15.28%) SAN
4 1,122 (14.50%) DHCP
5 1,045 (13.50%) WAN
6 969 (12.52%) LAN
7 946 (12.23%) TCP/IP
8 625 (8.08%) VPN
9 491 (6.35%) VoIP
10 484 (6.25%) VLAN
11 406 (5.25%) Network Security
12 400 (5.17%) Wireless
13 313 (4.04%) Internet
14 277 (3.58%) Skype
15 240 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
16 235 (3.04%) NAS
17 216 (2.79%) NetScaler
18 201 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
19 193 (2.49%) MPLS
20 187 (2.42%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,149 (14.85%) SQL Server
2 290 (3.75%) MySQL
3 141 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 117 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
4 117 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
5 103 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 97 (1.25%) Oracle Database
7 94 (1.21%) MongoDB
8 93 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 92 (1.19%) NoSQL
10 88 (1.14%) Relational Database
11 76 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 70 (0.90%) Big Data
13 67 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
14 66 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
15 65 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
16 57 (0.74%) DB2
16 57 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
17 46 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
18 42 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 306 (3.95%) Jenkins
2 267 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 150 (1.94%) JIRA
4 132 (1.71%) Maven
5 119 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
6 93 (1.20%) Ant
7 92 (1.19%) Vagrant
8 91 (1.18%) Gradle
9 66 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 60 (0.78%) Subversion
11 47 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 46 (0.59%) Visual Studio
13 42 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
14 37 (0.48%) Selenium
15 36 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
16 31 (0.40%) GitLab
16 31 (0.40%) TeamCity
17 26 (0.34%) Mercurial
18 24 (0.31%) Bitbucket
19 22 (0.28%) SonarQube
General
1 1,257 (16.24%) Finance
2 328 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 313 (4.04%) Retail
4 202 (2.61%) Legal
5 191 (2.47%) Banking
6 136 (1.76%) Manufacturing
7 109 (1.41%) Marketing
8 102 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 99 (1.28%) Advertising
10 86 (1.11%) Electronics
11 79 (1.02%) Publishing
12 78 (1.01%) Law
13 51 (0.66%) Games
14 49 (0.63%) Back Office
15 46 (0.59%) Aerospace
16 32 (0.41%) Local Government
17 28 (0.36%) Investment Banking
18 24 (0.31%) French Language
19 21 (0.27%) Military
20 19 (0.25%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1,453 (18.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 918 (11.86%) Analyst
3 835 (10.79%) Support Engineer
4 625 (8.08%) Architect
5 516 (6.67%) Administrator
6 513 (6.63%) IT Engineer
7 509 (6.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 461 (5.96%) IT Support
9 411 (5.31%) Consultant
10 409 (5.29%) Support Analyst
11 401 (5.18%) Systems Administrator
12 372 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
13 349 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
13 349 (4.51%) Network Engineer
14 333 (4.30%) IT Analyst
15 322 (4.16%) VMware Engineer
16 294 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
17 293 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
18 288 (3.72%) Infrastructure Support
19 287 (3.71%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 309 (3.99%) Web Services
2 220 (2.84%) .NET
3 140 (1.81%) LAMP
4 118 (1.52%) HTML
5 104 (1.34%) Middleware
6 103 (1.33%) LDAP
7 87 (1.12%) JSON
8 74 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
9 65 (0.84%) XML
10 64 (0.83%) CSS
11 62 (0.80%) RabbitMQ
12 58 (0.75%) Django
13 57 (0.74%) REST
14 55 (0.71%) Spring
15 46 (0.59%) SOAP
16 44 (0.57%) LEMP Stack
17 39 (0.50%) HTML5
18 35 (0.45%) ASP.NET
18 35 (0.45%) WebRTC
19 32 (0.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1,375 (17.77%) Data Centre
2 499 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 419 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 416 (5.38%) Self-Motivation
5 350 (4.52%) Clustering
6 319 (4.12%) Public Cloud
7 300 (3.88%) Replication
8 267 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 171 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
10 160 (2.07%) Driving Licence
11 147 (1.90%) PKI
11 147 (1.90%) Private Cloud
12 136 (1.76%) Enterprise Storage
13 115 (1.49%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 111 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
15 107 (1.38%) User Experience
16 95 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
17 81 (1.05%) Fintech
18 74 (0.96%) CMDB
19 69 (0.89%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5,135 (66.36%) Windows
2 3,181 (41.11%) Windows Server
3 2,229 (28.81%) Linux
4 1,538 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,315 (16.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 886 (11.45%) Windows 10
7 706 (9.12%) Windows 7
8 423 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 422 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 418 (5.40%) Unix
11 281 (3.63%) CentOS
12 257 (3.32%) Windows 8
13 199 (2.57%) Ubuntu
14 129 (1.67%) Apple iOS
15 113 (1.46%) Android
16 112 (1.45%) Debian
17 90 (1.16%) AIX
18 89 (1.15%) Solaris
19 85 (1.10%) Windows XP
20 70 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,785 (23.07%) ITIL
2 1,741 (22.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 919 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
4 810 (10.47%) DevOps
5 760 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
6 636 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 548 (7.08%) Migration
8 525 (6.78%) Mentoring
9 477 (6.16%) Project Management
10 455 (5.88%) Presales
11 449 (5.80%) Service Management
12 446 (5.76%) Service Delivery
13 423 (5.47%) Configuration Management
13 423 (5.47%) High Availability
14 327 (4.23%) Computer Science
15 324 (4.19%) Cybersecurity
16 321 (4.15%) Information Security
17 318 (4.11%) Data Protection
18 304 (3.93%) Change Management
19 294 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,401 (18.11%) SQL
2 1,352 (17.47%) PowerShell
3 714 (9.23%) Python
4 539 (6.97%) Bash Shell
5 261 (3.37%) Java
6 230 (2.97%) Ruby
7 194 (2.51%) Perl
8 173 (2.24%) VBScript
9 171 (2.21%) Shell Script
10 165 (2.13%) JavaScript
11 117 (1.51%) C
11 117 (1.51%) PHP
12 112 (1.45%) C#
13 94 (1.21%) T-SQL
14 59 (0.76%) C++
15 56 (0.72%) Go
16 50 (0.65%) VB
17 39 (0.50%) PL/SQL
18 33 (0.43%) Objective-C
19 28 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1,180 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 852 (11.01%) MCSE
3 822 (10.62%) Cisco Certification
4 686 (8.87%) Degree
5 638 (8.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 566 (7.31%) CCNA
7 485 (6.27%) Security Cleared
8 449 (5.80%) MCSA
9 326 (4.21%) CCNP
10 320 (4.14%) SC Cleared
11 233 (3.01%) MCP
12 215 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
13 212 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
14 207 (2.68%) CISSP
15 189 (2.44%) MCITP
16 149 (1.93%) SANS
17 140 (1.81%) DV Cleared
18 128 (1.65%) RHCE
19 124 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
20 111 (1.43%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 498 (6.44%) SLA
2 345 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 300 (3.88%) GDPR
4 233 (3.01%) PCI DSS
5 76 (0.98%) QA
6 63 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
7 38 (0.49%) ISO 9001
8 37 (0.48%) PMO
9 31 (0.40%) HL7
10 29 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 24 (0.31%) COBIT
12 23 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 17 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 16 (0.21%) GPG13
15 12 (0.16%) HIPAA
16 9 (0.12%) GAMP
17 6 (0.078%) ISO 22301
18 4 (0.052%) COSO
18 4 (0.052%) Data Quality
18 4 (0.052%) NIST 800
System Software
1 4,905 (63.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3,779 (48.84%) Active Directory
3 2,081 (26.89%) Hyper-V
4 882 (11.40%) vSphere
5 855 (11.05%) VMware ESXi
6 548 (7.08%) XenApp
7 472 (6.10%) Docker
8 361 (4.67%) XenDesktop
9 318 (4.11%) Virtual Machines
10 218 (2.82%) Virtual Servers
10 218 (2.82%) VMware NSX
11 118 (1.52%) VMware Workstation
12 109 (1.41%) NFS
13 108 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
13 108 (1.40%) XenServer
14 106 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
15 102 (1.32%) VirtualBox
16 90 (1.16%) vCloud
17 85 (1.10%) Xen
18 74 (0.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1,062 (13.72%) SCCM
2 571 (7.38%) Ansible
3 509 (6.58%) Puppet
4 334 (4.32%) vCenter Server
5 330 (4.26%) SCOM
6 279 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
7 243 (3.14%) Kubernetes
8 225 (2.91%) Backup Exec
9 224 (2.89%) Nagios
10 192 (2.48%) WSUS
11 187 (2.42%) Terraform
12 174 (2.25%) vRealize
13 152 (1.96%) SCVMM
14 111 (1.43%) NetBackup
15 99 (1.28%) SCOrch
16 97 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
17 92 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
18 83 (1.07%) Single Sign-On
19 79 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
20 77 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 3,850 (49.75%) Microsoft
2 2,212 (28.59%) Cisco
3 1,853 (23.95%) Citrix
4 914 (11.81%) HP
5 774 (10.00%) NetApp
6 523 (6.76%) Dell
7 520 (6.72%) Red Hat
8 505 (6.53%) EMC
9 478 (6.18%) Veeam
10 415 (5.36%) Oracle
11 294 (3.80%) Symantec
12 287 (3.71%) IBM
13 281 (3.63%) Google
14 250 (3.23%) Meraki
15 249 (3.22%) Juniper
16 236 (3.05%) SolarWinds
17 221 (2.86%) CheckPoint
18 214 (2.77%) F5
19 174 (2.25%) McAfee
20 156 (2.02%) Palo Alto