Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 44 48
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware 2,802 7,399 8,549
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 5.63% 5.32% 5.13%
As % of the Vendors category 13.91% 12.43% 11.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,498 6,383 7,355
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 20,137 59,512 71,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.43% 42.78% 43.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15,699 45,182 55,563
Median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -4 2,552 £47,750 +12.35% 508
UK excluding London 0 1,805 £42,500 +6.25% 439
London +10 899 £60,000 +14.29% 98
South East +1 563 £47,500 +11.76% 122
North of England -5 410 £41,000 +9.33% 117
Midlands +1 270 £42,500 +6.25% 80
South West +6 259 £38,000 -10.59% 60
North West +8 244 £45,000 +12.50% 72
Work from Home +19 243 £55,000 -8.33% 47
West Midlands -5 195 £42,500 +3.09% 50
East of England -5 140 £42,500 +8.97% 30
Yorkshire -18 116 £39,000 +11.43% 35
Wales +22 89 £38,500 -3.75% 12
Scotland +60 76 £44,500 +18.67% 16
East Midlands +2 75 £40,000 +6.67% 30
North East +30 50 £36,250 -0.68% 10
Northern Ireland +16 5 £52,500 +35.48% 2

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,864 (66.52%) Windows
2 1,716 (61.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1,371 (48.93%) Microsoft
4 1,342 (47.89%) Active Directory
5 1,216 (43.40%) Azure
6 1,192 (42.54%) Windows Server
7 947 (33.80%) Office 365
8 807 (28.80%) Cisco
9 756 (26.98%) Linux
10 742 (26.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 687 (24.52%) Hyper-V
12 635 (22.66%) ITIL
13 623 (22.23%) Citrix
14 619 (22.09%) Firewall
15 608 (21.70%) PowerShell
16 598 (21.34%) AWS
17 528 (18.84%) DNS
18 484 (17.27%) WAN
19 442 (15.77%) LAN
20 436 (15.56%) DHCP
21 415 (14.81%) SCCM
22 409 (14.60%) Data Centre
23 382 (13.63%) Windows Server 2012
24 375 (13.38%) SQL
25 372 (13.28%) SAN
25 372 (13.28%) vSphere
26 356 (12.71%) SQL Server
27 351 (12.53%) Windows Server 2016
28 324 (11.56%) TCP/IP
29 316 (11.28%) MS Exchange

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
1 316 (11.28%) MS Exchange
2 185 (6.60%) SharePoint
3 112 (4.00%) IIS
4 83 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 81 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 80 (2.86%) Skype for Business
7 57 (2.03%) Confluence
8 42 (1.50%) OpenStack
9 40 (1.43%) Tomcat
10 37 (1.32%) Apache
11 18 (0.64%) CMS
11 18 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
12 16 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (0.46%) nginx
14 9 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.25%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.21%) JBoss
17 5 (0.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 182 (6.50%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.071%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.036%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.036%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.036%) Revit
7 1 (0.036%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.18%) Carpe Diem
2 5 (0.18%) Maximo
2 5 (0.18%) TRIRIGA
3 4 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.071%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.071%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.071%) Q-Pulse
5 2 (0.071%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.071%) Workfront
6 1 (0.036%) BASE24
6 1 (0.036%) Faxination
6 1 (0.036%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.036%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.036%) Relativity
6 1 (0.036%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 1,216 (43.40%) Azure
2 947 (33.80%) Office 365
3 598 (21.34%) AWS
4 186 (6.64%) IaaS
5 132 (4.71%) PaaS
6 131 (4.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 111 (3.96%) SaaS
8 73 (2.61%) GCP
9 57 (2.03%) Amazon EC2
10 51 (1.82%) Mimecast
11 49 (1.75%) OneDrive
12 40 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
13 32 (1.14%) Amazon S3
14 29 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 28 (1.00%) OpenShift
16 26 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
17 19 (0.68%) Route 53
18 16 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
18 16 (0.57%) Power Platform
19 14 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 619 (22.09%) Firewall
2 528 (18.84%) DNS
3 484 (17.27%) WAN
4 442 (15.77%) LAN
5 436 (15.56%) DHCP
6 372 (13.28%) SAN
7 324 (11.56%) TCP/IP
8 270 (9.64%) VPN
9 197 (7.03%) VoIP
10 142 (5.07%) Network Security
11 139 (4.96%) VLAN
12 101 (3.60%) Skype
13 98 (3.50%) Wireless
14 94 (3.35%) NetScaler
15 91 (3.25%) Cisco ASA
16 86 (3.07%) Unified Communications
17 84 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
18 83 (2.96%) Internet
19 78 (2.78%) iSCSI
20 74 (2.64%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 80 (2.86%) MySQL
3 66 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
4 48 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
5 35 (1.25%) Hadoop
6 28 (1.00%) MongoDB
7 27 (0.96%) Big Data
8 26 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
9 24 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 23 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
11 21 (0.75%) Oracle Database
12 18 (0.64%) Relational Database
13 15 (0.54%) Power BI
14 13 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
15 12 (0.43%) NoSQL
16 11 (0.39%) CouchDB
16 11 (0.39%) DB2
16 11 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (0.36%) RDBMS
18 8 (0.29%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 140 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 129 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 70 (2.50%) JIRA
4 34 (1.21%) Bitbucket
5 29 (1.03%) Maven
5 29 (1.03%) SonarQube
6 27 (0.96%) TeamCity
7 24 (0.86%) DbUnit
7 24 (0.86%) jMock
7 24 (0.86%) JUnit
7 24 (0.86%) Mockito
8 23 (0.82%) Vagrant
9 21 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
10 18 (0.64%) Artifactory
10 18 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (0.57%) Selenium
12 15 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
12 15 (0.54%) Subversion
13 13 (0.46%) GitLab
13 13 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 311 (11.10%) Finance
2 98 (3.50%) Telecoms
3 86 (3.07%) Public Sector
4 84 (3.00%) Banking
5 44 (1.57%) Law
6 38 (1.36%) Legal
6 38 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 34 (1.21%) Advertising
7 34 (1.21%) Retail
8 31 (1.11%) Marketing
9 26 (0.93%) Military
10 14 (0.50%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.46%) Electronics
12 10 (0.36%) Local Government
13 8 (0.29%) Back Office
13 8 (0.29%) Games
13 8 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.25%) Digital Economy
15 6 (0.21%) Police
Job Titles
1 589 (21.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 286 (10.21%) Support Engineer
3 223 (7.96%) Network Engineer
4 199 (7.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 199 (7.10%) Analyst
5 195 (6.96%) IT Engineer
6 185 (6.60%) Consultant
7 159 (5.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 157 (5.60%) VMware Engineer
9 153 (5.46%) Systems Engineer
10 143 (5.10%) IT Support
11 141 (5.03%) Administrator
12 129 (4.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 127 (4.53%) Windows Engineer
14 126 (4.50%) Architect
15 124 (4.43%) Server Engineer
16 110 (3.93%) Systems Administrator
17 93 (3.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 81 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support
19 78 (2.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (2.64%) LDAP
2 73 (2.61%) Web Services
3 71 (2.53%) .NET
4 52 (1.86%) REST
5 51 (1.82%) HTML
6 41 (1.46%) XML
7 36 (1.28%) CSS
8 35 (1.25%) React
9 33 (1.18%) YAML
10 32 (1.14%) Node.js
10 32 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
11 31 (1.11%) HTML5
11 31 (1.11%) XMPP
12 30 (1.07%) AngularJS
12 30 (1.07%) JSON
13 27 (0.96%) .NET Core
13 27 (0.96%) RESTful
14 26 (0.93%) CSS3
14 26 (0.93%) Spring
15 25 (0.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 409 (14.60%) Data Centre
2 155 (5.53%) Public Cloud
3 139 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
4 92 (3.28%) Management Information System
5 90 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
6 77 (2.75%) Clustering
7 74 (2.64%) Hybrid Cloud
8 70 (2.50%) Private Cloud
9 61 (2.18%) Replication
10 56 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
11 52 (1.86%) Driving Licence
12 44 (1.57%) PKI
13 36 (1.28%) Fat Client
13 36 (1.28%) Thin Client
14 33 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
15 28 (1.00%) Client/Server
15 28 (1.00%) Cyberthreat
16 24 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
17 21 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1,864 (66.52%) Windows
2 1,192 (42.54%) Windows Server
3 756 (26.98%) Linux
4 382 (13.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 351 (12.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 301 (10.74%) Windows 10
7 279 (9.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 150 (5.35%) Unix
8 150 (5.35%) Windows 7
9 135 (4.82%) Windows Server 2019
10 115 (4.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 105 (3.75%) CentOS
12 71 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 57 (2.03%) Windows 8
14 48 (1.71%) Solaris
15 42 (1.50%) Ubuntu
16 30 (1.07%) Android
17 28 (1.00%) Debian
18 17 (0.61%) AIX
18 17 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 742 (26.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 635 (22.66%) ITIL
3 312 (11.13%) Problem-Solving
4 248 (8.85%) DevOps
5 224 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
6 215 (7.67%) Migration
7 205 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 172 (6.14%) Project Delivery
9 157 (5.60%) Mentoring
10 152 (5.42%) Service Management
11 149 (5.32%) Project Management
12 132 (4.71%) Change Management
13 129 (4.60%) Configuration Management
14 122 (4.35%) Problem Management
15 120 (4.28%) Cybersecurity
16 119 (4.25%) High Availability
17 113 (4.03%) ITSM
18 112 (4.00%) Information Security
19 110 (3.93%) Service Delivery
20 102 (3.64%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 608 (21.70%) PowerShell
2 375 (13.38%) SQL
3 260 (9.28%) Python
4 190 (6.78%) Bash Shell
5 82 (2.93%) Shell Script
6 77 (2.75%) Java
7 67 (2.39%) JavaScript
8 58 (2.07%) C++
9 54 (1.93%) C
10 53 (1.89%) Perl
11 51 (1.82%) C#
12 38 (1.36%) VBScript
13 35 (1.25%) Ruby
14 32 (1.14%) PHP
15 21 (0.75%) Go
16 20 (0.71%) VB
17 19 (0.68%) Groovy
18 18 (0.64%) T-SQL
19 14 (0.50%) PL/SQL
20 8 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 302 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 295 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 284 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
4 200 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 191 (6.82%) CCNA
6 184 (6.57%) Degree
7 181 (6.46%) MCSE
8 161 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 143 (5.10%) MCSA
10 114 (4.07%) CCNP
11 108 (3.85%) DV Cleared
12 77 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
13 46 (1.64%) MCP
14 44 (1.57%) CISSP
15 40 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
16 37 (1.32%) MCITP
17 34 (1.21%) CCIE
18 32 (1.14%) Server+ Certification
19 31 (1.11%) CCDP
19 31 (1.11%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (10.10%) SLA
2 83 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (2.39%) GDPR
4 31 (1.11%) NIST
5 30 (1.07%) QA
6 22 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.61%) COBIT
8 14 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 12 (0.43%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.36%) BS25999
11 6 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.18%) ISO 9000
12 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.18%) PMO
13 4 (0.14%) AICPA
14 3 (0.11%) HL7
15 1 (0.036%) DICOM
15 1 (0.036%) FedRAMP
15 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 19770
15 1 (0.036%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,716 (61.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1,342 (47.89%) Active Directory
3 687 (24.52%) Hyper-V
4 372 (13.28%) vSphere
5 284 (10.14%) VMware ESXi
6 182 (6.50%) XenApp
7 176 (6.28%) Docker
8 119 (4.25%) XenDesktop
9 98 (3.50%) Virtual Machines
10 84 (3.00%) VMware NSX
11 71 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
12 63 (2.25%) VMware Server
13 57 (2.03%) Virtual Desktop
14 40 (1.43%) vCloud
15 37 (1.32%) VMware Workstation
16 35 (1.25%) KVM
16 35 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 30 (1.07%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 25 (0.89%) NFS
18 25 (0.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 415 (14.81%) SCCM
2 265 (9.46%) Ansible
3 172 (6.14%) Puppet
4 156 (5.57%) Terraform
5 150 (5.35%) SCOM
6 139 (4.96%) Kubernetes
7 125 (4.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 107 (3.82%) WSUS
9 102 (3.64%) vCenter Server
10 79 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
11 57 (2.03%) Backup Exec
12 51 (1.82%) SCVMM
13 47 (1.68%) vRealize
14 42 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
15 39 (1.39%) Nagios
16 34 (1.21%) NetBackup
17 33 (1.18%) Cisco UCCX
18 27 (0.96%) PowerCLI
19 26 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
20 24 (0.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,371 (48.93%) Microsoft
2 807 (28.80%) Cisco
3 623 (22.23%) Citrix
4 272 (9.71%) HP
5 204 (7.28%) Veeam
6 192 (6.85%) Dell
7 170 (6.07%) Red Hat
8 162 (5.78%) EMC
9 151 (5.39%) NetApp
10 128 (4.57%) Juniper
11 112 (4.00%) Oracle
12 110 (3.93%) SolarWinds
13 84 (3.00%) IBM
13 84 (3.00%) Meraki
14 75 (2.68%) CheckPoint
15 72 (2.57%) Sophos
16 71 (2.53%) Palo Alto
17 64 (2.28%) Google
18 63 (2.25%) F5
19 59 (2.11%) Symantec