Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 49 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware 8,757 9,724 12,440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.16% 5.49% 6.27%
As % of the Vendors category 11.75% 12.32% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7,194 8,444 10,778
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 74,545 78,938 88,668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.96% 44.60% 44.68%
Number of salaries quoted 57,832 61,557 72,156
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +3.75%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 8,216 £45,000 +5.88% 954
UK excluding London +2 5,422 £40,000 - 689
London -6 3,102 £52,500 +2.94% 313
South East 0 1,726 £42,500 +0.59% 191
North of England -1 1,285 £38,500 +2.67% 181
Midlands +13 836 £40,000 +6.67% 104
North West +9 710 £37,500 - 102
East of England +7 696 £44,000 +3.53% 100
West Midlands +20 589 £40,000 +9.59% 62
South West +4 579 £40,250 +11.81% 64
Yorkshire -12 524 £40,000 +1.27% 64
East Midlands +3 252 £39,000 -2.50% 42
Scotland -8 196 £42,500 - 28
Wales -15 121 £40,000 +6.67% 17
North East -11 52 £37,500 +15.38% 15
Northern Ireland -2 21 £27,500 -38.89% 3
Channel Islands -8 8 £30,000 -7.69%
Isle of Man - 8 £29,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 5,827 (66.54%) Windows
2 5,201 (59.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4,258 (48.62%) Active Directory
4 4,052 (46.27%) Microsoft
5 3,701 (42.26%) Windows Server
6 2,544 (29.05%) Microsoft Azure
7 2,491 (28.45%) Linux
8 2,479 (28.31%) Cisco
9 2,325 (26.55%) Office 365
10 2,323 (26.53%) Hyper-V
11 2,154 (24.60%) Citrix
12 2,127 (24.29%) Firewall
13 2,083 (23.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 1,949 (22.26%) ITIL
15 1,856 (21.19%) Amazon AWS
16 1,774 (20.26%) Windows Server 2012
17 1,711 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
18 1,698 (19.39%) MS Exchange
19 1,646 (18.80%) DNS
20 1,639 (18.72%) SAN
21 1,490 (17.01%) PowerShell
22 1,438 (16.42%) Data Centre
23 1,381 (15.77%) Finance
24 1,372 (15.67%) SQL
25 1,279 (14.61%) WAN
26 1,241 (14.17%) SQL Server
27 1,239 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
28 1,203 (13.74%) LAN
29 1,195 (13.65%) DHCP
30 1,118 (12.77%) SCCM

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 1,698 (19.39%) MS Exchange
2 674 (7.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 561 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 551 (6.29%) SharePoint
5 402 (4.59%) IIS
6 387 (4.42%) Skype for Business
7 323 (3.69%) OpenStack
8 271 (3.09%) Apache
9 167 (1.91%) Tomcat
10 158 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
11 155 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
12 116 (1.32%) Confluence
13 114 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
13 114 (1.30%) nginx
14 102 (1.16%) JBoss
15 100 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 80 (0.91%) WebLogic
17 65 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
18 50 (0.57%) WebSphere
19 39 (0.45%) CloudStack
Applications
1 870 (9.93%) Microsoft Office
2 71 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 39 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 29 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
6 8 (0.091%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.080%) HipChat
8 6 (0.069%) Mingle
8 6 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.057%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.034%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.034%) Windchill
11 2 (0.023%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.023%) CATIA
12 1 (0.011%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 43 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 18 (0.21%) Elite 3E
4 17 (0.19%) Documaker
5 12 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.11%) Infor SunSystems
6 10 (0.11%) ReMetrica
7 9 (0.10%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 9 (0.10%) Orchard Housing
8 8 (0.091%) MetaTrader
9 7 (0.080%) NetSuite
9 7 (0.080%) Visualfiles
10 6 (0.069%) Payment Gateway
10 6 (0.069%) SAP ERP
11 5 (0.057%) Maximo
12 4 (0.046%) C-CURE
12 4 (0.046%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 4 (0.046%) SAP S/4HANA
12 4 (0.046%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 2,544 (29.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 2,325 (26.55%) Office 365
3 1,856 (21.19%) Amazon AWS
4 406 (4.64%) IaaS
5 248 (2.83%) SaaS
6 240 (2.74%) PaaS
7 217 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
8 147 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
9 142 (1.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 120 (1.37%) GitHub
11 118 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
12 109 (1.24%) Mimecast
13 79 (0.90%) OpenShift
14 76 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
15 60 (0.69%) Amazon S3
15 60 (0.69%) IBM Cloud
16 52 (0.59%) OneDrive
17 49 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 42 (0.48%) G Suite
19 37 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2,127 (24.29%) Firewall
2 1,646 (18.80%) DNS
3 1,639 (18.72%) SAN
4 1,279 (14.61%) WAN
5 1,203 (13.74%) LAN
6 1,195 (13.65%) DHCP
7 1,003 (11.45%) TCP/IP
8 832 (9.50%) VPN
9 440 (5.02%) Wireless
10 439 (5.01%) VLAN
11 395 (4.51%) VoIP
12 374 (4.27%) NAS
13 335 (3.83%) Cisco ASA
14 317 (3.62%) Network Security
15 307 (3.51%) Skype
16 291 (3.32%) NetScaler
17 271 (3.09%) Internet
18 237 (2.71%) Unified Communications
19 231 (2.64%) Cisco Nexus
20 230 (2.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,241 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 358 (4.09%) MySQL
3 194 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 158 (1.80%) Big Data
5 151 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 146 (1.67%) MongoDB
7 137 (1.56%) Oracle Database
8 96 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
9 89 (1.02%) NoSQL
10 86 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
11 85 (0.97%) Relational Database
12 78 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
13 72 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
14 66 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
15 62 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 51 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
17 48 (0.55%) Redis
18 41 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 34 (0.39%) Hadoop
19 34 (0.39%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 431 (4.92%) Jenkins
2 302 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 205 (2.34%) JIRA
4 104 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 99 (1.13%) TeamCity
6 90 (1.03%) Vagrant
7 87 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 71 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
9 67 (0.77%) Subversion
10 60 (0.69%) GitLab
11 59 (0.67%) Maven
12 57 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 56 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
14 44 (0.50%) Artifactory
15 42 (0.48%) Visual Studio
16 38 (0.43%) Cucumber
16 38 (0.43%) Gerrit
16 38 (0.43%) Selenium
17 37 (0.42%) GoCD
18 36 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,381 (15.77%) Finance
2 442 (5.05%) Retail
3 349 (3.99%) Telecoms
4 217 (2.48%) Banking
5 201 (2.30%) Legal
6 200 (2.28%) Law
6 200 (2.28%) Manufacturing
7 157 (1.79%) Marketing
8 108 (1.23%) Advertising
9 89 (1.02%) Games
10 75 (0.86%) Publishing
11 71 (0.81%) German Language
12 67 (0.77%) Back Office
13 66 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
14 60 (0.69%) Billing
15 55 (0.63%) Electronics
16 48 (0.55%) Italian Language
17 45 (0.51%) Military
18 43 (0.49%) Investment Banking
19 33 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,635 (18.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 969 (11.07%) Support Engineer
3 947 (10.81%) Analyst
4 728 (8.31%) Architect
5 598 (6.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 564 (6.44%) Administrator
7 532 (6.08%) IT Support
8 513 (5.86%) IT Engineer
9 481 (5.49%) Consultant
10 459 (5.24%) Systems Engineer
11 437 (4.99%) Systems Administrator
12 433 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
13 432 (4.93%) DevOps Engineer
14 428 (4.89%) VMware Engineer
15 394 (4.50%) Windows Engineer
16 383 (4.37%) Support Analyst
17 341 (3.89%) Network Engineer
18 339 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support
19 337 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
20 318 (3.63%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (4.03%) Web Services
2 217 (2.48%) Middleware
3 205 (2.34%) .NET
4 122 (1.39%) Elastic Stack
5 117 (1.34%) HTML
6 111 (1.27%) LAMP
7 97 (1.11%) LDAP
8 85 (0.97%) RabbitMQ
9 80 (0.91%) JSON
10 72 (0.82%) Node.js
11 70 (0.80%) REST
12 68 (0.78%) CSS
13 62 (0.71%) RESTful
14 59 (0.67%) XML
15 54 (0.62%) ASP.NET
15 54 (0.62%) SOAP
16 51 (0.58%) J2EE
17 48 (0.55%) Kafka
18 45 (0.51%) AngularJS
18 45 (0.51%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1,438 (16.42%) Data Centre
2 579 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 473 (5.40%) Self-Motivation
4 353 (4.03%) Public Cloud
5 352 (4.02%) Management Information System
6 289 (3.30%) Computer Science
7 278 (3.17%) Clustering
8 271 (3.09%) Replication
9 207 (2.36%) Private Cloud
10 197 (2.25%) Driving Licence
11 190 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
12 163 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
13 133 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
14 129 (1.47%) Blackberry
15 127 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
16 118 (1.35%) Hedge funds
17 113 (1.29%) Fintech
18 100 (1.14%) PKI
19 96 (1.10%) NHS
19 96 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5,827 (66.54%) Windows
2 3,701 (42.26%) Windows Server
3 2,491 (28.45%) Linux
4 1,774 (20.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,711 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 992 (11.33%) Windows 10
7 887 (10.13%) Windows 7
8 510 (5.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 460 (5.25%) Unix
10 308 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
11 301 (3.44%) Windows 8
12 285 (3.25%) CentOS
13 215 (2.46%) Ubuntu
14 141 (1.61%) Android
15 136 (1.55%) Mac OS X
16 121 (1.38%) Windows XP
17 117 (1.34%) Solaris
18 106 (1.21%) Mac OS
19 100 (1.14%) Debian
20 76 (0.87%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,083 (23.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,949 (22.26%) ITIL
3 1,013 (11.57%) DevOps
4 936 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
5 782 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
6 659 (7.53%) Migration
7 656 (7.49%) Project Management
8 637 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
9 588 (6.71%) Presales
10 517 (5.90%) Configuration Management
11 513 (5.86%) Service Management
12 507 (5.79%) Service Delivery
13 390 (4.45%) Mentoring
14 358 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
15 348 (3.97%) Load Balancing
16 338 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 328 (3.75%) High Availability
18 327 (3.73%) Change Management
19 326 (3.72%) Incident Management
20 305 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1,490 (17.01%) PowerShell
2 1,372 (15.67%) SQL
3 849 (9.70%) Python
4 580 (6.62%) Bash Shell
5 356 (4.07%) Java
6 303 (3.46%) Perl
6 303 (3.46%) Ruby
7 250 (2.85%) JavaScript
8 138 (1.58%) C#
9 132 (1.51%) PHP
10 130 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 128 (1.46%) C
12 120 (1.37%) VBScript
13 92 (1.05%) Go
14 64 (0.73%) C++
15 60 (0.69%) VB
16 53 (0.61%) T-SQL
17 36 (0.41%) Korn
18 28 (0.32%) PL/SQL
19 18 (0.21%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1,239 (14.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 951 (10.86%) Cisco Certification
3 944 (10.78%) MCSE
4 881 (10.06%) Degree
5 656 (7.49%) CCNA
6 625 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 491 (5.61%) CCNP
8 482 (5.50%) MCSA
9 445 (5.08%) Security Cleared
10 324 (3.70%) MCP
11 240 (2.74%) MCITP
12 239 (2.73%) SC Cleared
13 211 (2.41%) CCIE
14 202 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
15 191 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
16 187 (2.14%) DV Cleared
17 133 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
18 115 (1.31%) CISSP
19 112 (1.28%) MCTS
20 105 (1.20%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 602 (6.87%) SLA
2 265 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 172 (1.96%) QA
4 168 (1.92%) PCI DSS
5 146 (1.67%) GDPR
6 79 (0.90%) PMO
7 47 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
8 41 (0.47%) COBIT
9 29 (0.33%) GCP
10 26 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 25 (0.29%) ISO 9001
12 21 (0.24%) GPG13
13 16 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 14 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 10 (0.11%) PMBOK
16 9 (0.10%) Data Quality
16 9 (0.10%) ISO 14001
16 9 (0.10%) ISO 9000
17 8 (0.091%) GAMP
17 8 (0.091%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 5,201 (59.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4,258 (48.62%) Active Directory
3 2,323 (26.53%) Hyper-V
4 1,051 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1,019 (11.64%) vSphere
6 766 (8.75%) XenApp
7 581 (6.63%) Docker
8 513 (5.86%) XenDesktop
9 261 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
10 256 (2.92%) VMware NSX
11 246 (2.81%) Virtual Servers
12 186 (2.12%) Microsoft App-V
13 173 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
14 156 (1.78%) XenServer
15 136 (1.55%) KVM
16 123 (1.40%) Xen
17 121 (1.38%) VirtualBox
18 120 (1.37%) Firmware
19 119 (1.36%) Terminal Services
20 114 (1.30%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1,118 (12.77%) SCCM
2 792 (9.04%) Puppet
3 695 (7.94%) Ansible
4 558 (6.37%) Opscode Chef
5 416 (4.75%) SCOM
6 345 (3.94%) vCenter Server
7 331 (3.78%) Kubernetes
8 290 (3.31%) Nagios
9 257 (2.93%) Terraform
10 210 (2.40%) WSUS
11 209 (2.39%) vRealize
12 189 (2.16%) Backup Exec
13 145 (1.66%) SCOrch
14 121 (1.38%) SCVMM
15 118 (1.35%) NetBackup
16 114 (1.30%) Microsoft Intune
17 98 (1.12%) logstash
18 90 (1.03%) AirWatch
19 83 (0.95%) Microsoft Clustering
20 82 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 4,052 (46.27%) Microsoft
2 2,479 (28.31%) Cisco
3 2,154 (24.60%) Citrix
4 929 (10.61%) HP
5 764 (8.72%) NetApp
6 645 (7.37%) Red Hat
7 622 (7.10%) EMC
8 561 (6.41%) Veeam
9 490 (5.60%) Oracle
10 482 (5.50%) Dell
11 391 (4.46%) F5
12 388 (4.43%) SolarWinds
13 308 (3.52%) CheckPoint
14 296 (3.38%) Splunk
15 293 (3.35%) IBM
16 292 (3.33%) Juniper
17 279 (3.19%) Apple
18 277 (3.16%) Google
19 228 (2.60%) Symantec
20 186 (2.12%) Ivanti