Period
to 29 January 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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 46 48 47
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMware 6,500 7,801 9,407
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.19% 5.13% 5.42%
As % of the Vendors category 12.29% 12.05% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,389 6,513 7,974
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,800 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +6.41% +2.63%

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 52,869 64,717 76,808
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.17% 42.56% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 40,358 49,728 60,476
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 29 January 2020.

Salary histogram for VMware in the UK

VMware
Top 16 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 29 January 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 +1 5,995 £42,500 -5.56% 1,344
UK excluding London 0 4,157 £40,000 -3.61% 1,159
London -3 2,113 £52,225 -5.05% 288
South East +2 1,269 £41,500 -2.35% 286
North of England -5 866 £40,000 - 319
Midlands +4 749 £40,000 -5.88% 178
South West +24 584 £40,000 -4.19% 145
West Midlands -2 500 £40,000 -5.88% 109
North West -9 480 £40,000 -1.23% 175
East of England -6 409 £40,000 -5.88% 130
Yorkshire -4 346 £40,000 +0.63% 104
East Midlands +19 247 £37,850 -8.80% 68
Wales -4 147 £40,000 +3.56% 33
Scotland +25 140 £40,000 - 64
North East -10 40 £39,000 +11.43% 40
Northern Ireland +15 12 £36,750 -18.33% 5

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 4,631 (71.25%) Windows
2 4,035 (62.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3,367 (51.80%) Active Directory
4 3,301 (50.78%) Microsoft
5 2,901 (44.63%) Windows Server
6 2,662 (40.95%) Office 365
7 2,527 (38.88%) Azure
8 1,772 (27.26%) Hyper-V
9 1,712 (26.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 1,657 (25.49%) Cisco
11 1,608 (24.74%) Citrix
12 1,562 (24.03%) Linux
13 1,528 (23.51%) Firewall
14 1,397 (21.49%) AWS
15 1,317 (20.26%) DNS
16 1,300 (20.00%) ITIL
17 1,180 (18.15%) PowerShell
18 1,120 (17.23%) MS Exchange
19 1,076 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
20 1,075 (16.54%) DHCP
21 1,035 (15.92%) Windows 10
22 1,001 (15.40%) Data Centre
23 929 (14.29%) SAN
24 906 (13.94%) WAN
25 867 (13.34%) SQL
26 858 (13.20%) LAN
27 856 (13.17%) TCP/IP
28 846 (13.02%) Finance
29 842 (12.95%) SCCM
30 825 (12.69%) SQL Server

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 1,120 (17.23%) MS Exchange
2 497 (7.65%) SharePoint
3 404 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 295 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 284 (4.37%) IIS
6 248 (3.82%) Skype for Business
7 85 (1.31%) Apache
8 80 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 77 (1.18%) OpenStack
10 72 (1.11%) Tomcat
11 70 (1.08%) WebSphere
12 40 (0.62%) Confluence
13 38 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
14 37 (0.57%) JBoss
15 35 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
16 30 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
17 28 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
18 22 (0.34%) nginx
19 17 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
19 17 (0.26%) SAS
Applications
1 614 (9.45%) Microsoft Office
2 55 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 34 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 17 (0.26%) AutoCAD
6 12 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.062%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.062%) InDesign
8 4 (0.062%) Windchill
9 3 (0.046%) Acrobat
10 2 (0.031%) Abaqus
10 2 (0.031%) Gliffy
11 1 (0.015%) Autodesk Inventor
11 1 (0.015%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.015%) Maya
11 1 (0.015%) NUKE
11 1 (0.015%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 27 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.077%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 4 (0.062%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 3 (0.046%) CA PPM
5 3 (0.046%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.046%) Visualfiles
6 2 (0.031%) assyst
6 2 (0.031%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.031%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.031%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.015%) Eze OMS
7 1 (0.015%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.015%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.015%) Workday HCM
7 1 (0.015%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 2,662 (40.95%) Office 365
2 2,527 (38.88%) Azure
3 1,397 (21.49%) AWS
4 318 (4.89%) IaaS
5 284 (4.37%) Azure Active Directory
6 229 (3.52%) SaaS
7 202 (3.11%) PaaS
8 166 (2.55%) GCP
9 125 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
10 91 (1.40%) Mimecast
11 70 (1.08%) OneDrive
12 58 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
13 46 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
14 34 (0.52%) GitHub
15 33 (0.51%) Amazon S3
16 31 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 31 (0.48%) Power Platform
16 31 (0.48%) Serverless
17 30 (0.46%) OpenShift
18 27 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,528 (23.51%) Firewall
2 1,317 (20.26%) DNS
3 1,075 (16.54%) DHCP
4 929 (14.29%) SAN
5 906 (13.94%) WAN
6 858 (13.20%) LAN
7 856 (13.17%) TCP/IP
8 556 (8.55%) VPN
9 406 (6.25%) VLAN
10 405 (6.23%) VoIP
11 330 (5.08%) Wireless
12 261 (4.02%) Network Security
13 255 (3.92%) NAS
14 236 (3.63%) Skype
15 197 (3.03%) NetScaler
16 191 (2.94%) Internet
17 166 (2.55%) iSCSI
18 159 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
19 151 (2.32%) BGP
20 139 (2.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 825 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 113 (1.74%) MySQL
3 112 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 90 (1.38%) PostgreSQL
5 81 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
6 74 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
7 68 (1.05%) Relational Database
8 67 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 63 (0.97%) Big Data
10 48 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
11 47 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 42 (0.65%) RDBMS
13 39 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
14 38 (0.58%) Oracle Database
15 36 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
16 30 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 27 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 25 (0.38%) Power BI
19 23 (0.35%) MongoDB
20 21 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 157 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 141 (2.17%) Git (software)
3 100 (1.54%) JIRA
4 59 (0.91%) Visual Studio
5 40 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
6 37 (0.57%) MSI
6 37 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
6 37 (0.57%) TeamCity
7 33 (0.51%) Bitbucket
8 29 (0.45%) Vagrant
9 28 (0.43%) Selenium
10 25 (0.38%) Maven
10 25 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
11 21 (0.32%) GitLab
11 21 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (0.31%) JUnit
13 19 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (0.23%) Subversion
15 14 (0.22%) Cucumber
15 14 (0.22%) DbUnit
General
1 846 (13.02%) Finance
2 264 (4.06%) Telecoms
3 254 (3.91%) Public Sector
4 225 (3.46%) Retail
5 154 (2.37%) Manufacturing
6 131 (2.02%) Law
7 128 (1.97%) Banking
8 122 (1.88%) Legal
9 114 (1.75%) Marketing
10 108 (1.66%) Advertising
11 71 (1.09%) Aerospace
12 69 (1.06%) Electronics
13 46 (0.71%) Back Office
14 45 (0.69%) Automotive
15 39 (0.60%) Local Government
15 39 (0.60%) Military
16 33 (0.51%) German Language
17 31 (0.48%) Financial Institution
18 29 (0.45%) Games
19 17 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,367 (21.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 776 (11.94%) Support Engineer
3 692 (10.65%) Analyst
4 559 (8.60%) IT Engineer
5 527 (8.11%) IT Support
6 525 (8.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 452 (6.95%) Architect
8 423 (6.51%) Administrator
9 377 (5.80%) Consultant
10 346 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
10 346 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
11 321 (4.94%) Support Analyst
12 293 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
13 288 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support
14 266 (4.09%) Network Engineer
15 260 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
16 247 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 240 (3.69%) VMware Engineer
18 220 (3.38%) IT Analyst
19 219 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (2.18%) Web Services
2 83 (1.28%) LDAP
3 79 (1.22%) Middleware
4 77 (1.18%) .NET
5 44 (0.68%) Elastic Stack
6 35 (0.54%) LAMP
6 35 (0.54%) REST
7 34 (0.52%) XML
8 29 (0.45%) SOAP
9 23 (0.35%) HTML
9 23 (0.35%) JSON
10 22 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
10 22 (0.34%) WSH
11 21 (0.32%) Sensu
11 21 (0.32%) Spring
12 18 (0.28%) .NET Framework
12 18 (0.28%) Node.js
12 18 (0.28%) RESTful
13 16 (0.25%) YAML
14 14 (0.22%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 1,001 (15.40%) Data Centre
2 402 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 286 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 237 (3.65%) Public Cloud
5 213 (3.28%) Replication
6 199 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
7 189 (2.91%) Driving Licence
8 188 (2.89%) Clustering
8 188 (2.89%) Private Cloud
9 174 (2.68%) Hybrid Cloud
10 111 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
11 88 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
12 83 (1.28%) User Experience
13 81 (1.25%) EMC VNX
14 71 (1.09%) PKI
15 59 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
15 59 (0.91%) Linux Command Line
16 57 (0.88%) CCTV
17 54 (0.83%) Hedge funds
18 52 (0.80%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4,631 (71.25%) Windows
2 2,901 (44.63%) Windows Server
3 1,562 (24.03%) Linux
4 1,076 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,035 (15.92%) Windows 10
6 749 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 507 (7.80%) Windows 7
8 279 (4.29%) Unix
9 257 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 199 (3.06%) Windows 8
11 183 (2.82%) CentOS
12 179 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 113 (1.74%) Ubuntu
14 72 (1.11%) Mac OS
15 60 (0.92%) Android
16 51 (0.78%) Windows XP
17 48 (0.74%) Apple iOS
17 48 (0.74%) Solaris
18 46 (0.71%) Debian
19 41 (0.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,712 (26.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,300 (20.00%) ITIL
3 798 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
4 583 (8.97%) Migration
5 572 (8.80%) DevOps
6 513 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 402 (6.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 395 (6.08%) Mentoring
9 337 (5.18%) Project Management
10 330 (5.08%) Service Delivery
11 295 (4.54%) Presales
12 284 (4.37%) Change Management
13 279 (4.29%) Service Management
14 269 (4.14%) Project Delivery
15 243 (3.74%) Cybersecurity
16 237 (3.65%) Configuration Management
17 209 (3.22%) IT Strategy
18 203 (3.12%) Load Balancing
19 202 (3.11%) Information Security
20 179 (2.75%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,180 (18.15%) PowerShell
2 867 (13.34%) SQL
3 390 (6.00%) Python
4 296 (4.55%) Bash Shell
5 149 (2.29%) Shell Script
6 144 (2.22%) C
7 130 (2.00%) Java
8 119 (1.83%) Perl
9 95 (1.46%) VBScript
10 81 (1.25%) Ruby
11 80 (1.23%) C#
12 76 (1.17%) JavaScript
13 55 (0.85%) PHP
14 41 (0.63%) VB
15 36 (0.55%) C++
16 35 (0.54%) Go
17 34 (0.52%) T-SQL
18 13 (0.20%) Ada
18 13 (0.20%) Groovy
19 11 (0.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 812 (12.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 573 (8.82%) Degree
3 557 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 550 (8.46%) MCSE
5 425 (6.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 413 (6.35%) MCSA
7 400 (6.15%) CCNA
8 397 (6.11%) Security Cleared
9 259 (3.98%) CCNP
10 237 (3.65%) SC Cleared
11 165 (2.54%) DV Cleared
12 124 (1.91%) MCP
13 107 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
13 107 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
14 93 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
15 88 (1.35%) MCITP
16 64 (0.98%) CCIE
17 55 (0.85%) AWS Certification
18 54 (0.83%) CCA
19 52 (0.80%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 487 (7.49%) SLA
2 194 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 85 (1.31%) GDPR
4 73 (1.12%) QA
5 52 (0.80%) Cyber Essentials
5 52 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 39 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 31 (0.48%) NIST
7 31 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 26 (0.40%) ISO 9001
9 21 (0.32%) PMO
10 19 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 18 (0.28%) COBIT
12 8 (0.12%) ISO 22301
12 8 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 7 (0.11%) NCSC
14 6 (0.092%) Actionable Recommendations
15 4 (0.062%) GPG13
15 4 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 19770
16 3 (0.046%) EMIR
System Software
1 4,035 (62.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3,367 (51.80%) Active Directory
3 1,772 (27.26%) Hyper-V
4 791 (12.17%) vSphere
5 640 (9.85%) VMware ESXi
6 598 (9.20%) XenApp
7 372 (5.72%) XenDesktop
8 310 (4.77%) Docker
9 238 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
10 180 (2.77%) Virtual Servers
11 160 (2.46%) VMware NSX
12 115 (1.77%) Virtual Desktop
13 86 (1.32%) VirtualBox
14 74 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 73 (1.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 70 (1.08%) vCloud
17 63 (0.97%) VMware Workstation
17 63 (0.97%) Xen
18 61 (0.94%) Terminal Services
19 60 (0.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 842 (12.95%) SCCM
2 361 (5.55%) Ansible
3 316 (4.86%) Puppet
4 272 (4.18%) vCenter Server
5 271 (4.17%) WSUS
6 257 (3.95%) SCOM
7 239 (3.68%) Terraform
8 213 (3.28%) Kubernetes
9 181 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
10 179 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
11 134 (2.06%) vRealize
12 123 (1.89%) Nagios
13 108 (1.66%) Backup Exec
14 90 (1.38%) NetBackup
15 51 (0.78%) Grafana
16 50 (0.77%) FortiGate
17 44 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
17 44 (0.68%) SCVMM
17 44 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
18 43 (0.66%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3,301 (50.78%) Microsoft
2 1,657 (25.49%) Cisco
3 1,608 (24.74%) Citrix
4 544 (8.37%) HP
5 543 (8.35%) Veeam
6 478 (7.35%) NetApp
7 370 (5.69%) Dell
8 356 (5.48%) EMC
9 327 (5.03%) Red Hat
10 262 (4.03%) Oracle
11 217 (3.34%) SolarWinds
12 201 (3.09%) Juniper
13 187 (2.88%) Meraki
14 177 (2.72%) Symantec
15 174 (2.68%) IBM
16 157 (2.42%) Google
17 140 (2.15%) McAfee
18 128 (1.97%) ServiceNow
19 122 (1.88%) F5
20 121 (1.86%) Apple