Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 33 31
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware 9785 11609 13777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.43% 6.12% 6.33%
As % of the Vendors category 12.18% 13.95% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8360 9874 11774
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%

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 80305 83199 99306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.58% 43.83% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62150 67122 80909
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -15 9125 £42,500 - 641
UK excluding London -13 6013 £40,000 +3.90% 416
London -5 3595 £50,500 +1.00% 243
South East -14 1920 £40,000 -5.88% 98
North of England -9 1466 £37,500 +2.74% 122
Midlands -12 824 £36,625 -2.33% 85
East of England +2 722 £45,000 +5.88% 55
Yorkshire -1 698 £37,500 - 40
North West -16 681 £35,000 -1.41% 75
South West -22 606 £40,000 +14.29% 39
West Midlands -10 574 £37,500 +2.74% 47
Scotland -12 259 £42,500 +8.97% 15
East Midlands -14 241 £35,500 -6.58% 38
Wales +4 208 £37,500 +7.14% 2
North East +1 88 £34,000 -2.86% 7
Northern Ireland -20 19 £45,000 +36.36% 1
Channel Islands 0 7 £32,500 -35.00%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VMware.

1 6880 (70.31%) Windows
2 5895 (60.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4971 (50.80%) Active Directory
4 4791 (48.96%) Microsoft
5 4331 (44.26%) Windows Server
6 2956 (30.21%) Cisco
7 2670 (27.29%) Linux
8 2657 (27.15%) Citrix
9 2490 (25.45%) Firewall
10 2486 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 2464 (25.18%) MS Exchange
12 2450 (25.04%) Hyper-V
13 2353 (24.05%) ITIL
14 2350 (24.02%) Office 365
15 2215 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 2112 (21.58%) Microsoft Azure
17 2091 (21.37%) SAN
18 1763 (18.02%) DNS
19 1573 (16.08%) SQL
20 1570 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
21 1566 (16.00%) Finance
22 1552 (15.86%) SQL Server
23 1548 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
24 1530 (15.64%) PowerShell
25 1512 (15.45%) WAN
26 1428 (14.59%) Data Centre
27 1410 (14.41%) LAN
28 1319 (13.48%) DHCP
29 1313 (13.42%) SCCM
30 1271 (12.99%) TCP/IP

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 2464 (25.18%) MS Exchange
2 1197 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 746 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 642 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 630 (6.44%) IIS
6 557 (5.69%) Skype for Business
7 333 (3.40%) Apache
8 296 (3.03%) OpenStack
9 250 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
10 217 (2.22%) Tomcat
11 149 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 93 (0.95%) nginx
13 89 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
14 80 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 73 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
16 66 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
17 65 (0.66%) JBoss
18 52 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
18 52 (0.53%) Confluence
19 45 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 928 (9.48%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 44 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 29 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.072%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.051%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.051%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.041%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.041%) RoboHelp
9 4 (0.041%) Snagit
10 2 (0.020%) CATIA
10 2 (0.020%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.020%) SOLIDWORKS
11 1 (0.010%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.010%) InDesign
11 1 (0.010%) Mingle
11 1 (0.010%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 73 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 21 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (0.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 15 (0.15%) Eikon
6 14 (0.14%) Teamcenter
7 13 (0.13%) Northgate Housing
8 12 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 9 (0.092%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (0.082%) Dynamics AX
11 7 (0.072%) Workday HCM
12 6 (0.061%) Cognos Business Intelligence
13 5 (0.051%) Payment Gateway
14 4 (0.041%) BusinessWorks
14 4 (0.041%) MetaTrader
14 4 (0.041%) Unit4 Business World
15 3 (0.031%) Misys Equation
15 3 (0.031%) Oracle 11i
15 3 (0.031%) SAP Business One
15 3 (0.031%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2350 (24.02%) Office 365
2 2112 (21.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1548 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
4 474 (4.84%) IaaS
5 285 (2.91%) PaaS
6 241 (2.46%) SaaS
7 171 (1.75%) Mimecast
8 133 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
9 128 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 115 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 63 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
12 54 (0.55%) G Suite
13 51 (0.52%) GitHub
14 48 (0.49%) AWS CloudFormation
15 37 (0.38%) OneDrive
16 35 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
17 33 (0.34%) Amazon S3
18 25 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
19 22 (0.22%) OpenShift
20 21 (0.21%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 2490 (25.45%) Firewall
2 2091 (21.37%) SAN
3 1763 (18.02%) DNS
4 1512 (15.45%) WAN
5 1410 (14.41%) LAN
6 1319 (13.48%) DHCP
7 1271 (12.99%) TCP/IP
8 1042 (10.65%) VPN
9 610 (6.23%) VLAN
10 592 (6.05%) VoIP
11 454 (4.64%) NAS
12 419 (4.28%) Wireless
13 418 (4.27%) Skype
14 360 (3.68%) Internet
15 346 (3.54%) Cisco ASA
16 337 (3.44%) MPLS
17 279 (2.85%) Network Security
18 272 (2.78%) SSL
19 240 (2.45%) iSCSI
20 232 (2.37%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1552 (15.86%) SQL Server
2 464 (4.74%) MySQL
3 236 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 162 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 161 (1.65%) MongoDB
6 138 (1.41%) NoSQL
7 130 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
8 95 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 93 (0.95%) Oracle Database
10 90 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 84 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 79 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
13 75 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
14 71 (0.73%) Relational Database
15 67 (0.68%) Big Data
16 59 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
17 51 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
18 49 (0.50%) Hadoop
19 44 (0.45%) MariaDB
20 43 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 344 (3.52%) Jenkins
2 206 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 111 (1.13%) JIRA
4 83 (0.85%) TeamCity
5 79 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 78 (0.80%) Octopus Deploy
7 71 (0.73%) Visual Studio
8 65 (0.66%) MSI
9 64 (0.65%) Subversion
10 58 (0.59%) Vagrant
11 53 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 40 (0.41%) Maven
13 39 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 36 (0.37%) InstallShield
15 30 (0.31%) Bitbucket
16 27 (0.28%) Ant
17 22 (0.22%) Eclipse
18 21 (0.21%) Selenium
19 20 (0.20%) JUnit
19 20 (0.20%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1566 (16.00%) Finance
2 400 (4.09%) Banking
3 365 (3.73%) Telecoms
4 253 (2.59%) Retail
5 234 (2.39%) Legal
6 220 (2.25%) Law
7 190 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 188 (1.92%) Investment Banking
9 153 (1.56%) Retail Banking
10 147 (1.50%) Marketing
11 143 (1.46%) Advertising
12 135 (1.38%) Games
13 118 (1.21%) Back Office
14 86 (0.88%) Military
15 60 (0.61%) Publishing
16 58 (0.59%) Electronics
17 49 (0.50%) Financial Institution
18 41 (0.42%) Billing
19 29 (0.30%) Local Government
20 23 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1859 (19.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1239 (12.66%) Analyst
3 1187 (12.13%) Support Engineer
4 750 (7.66%) IT Support
5 742 (7.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 702 (7.17%) IT Engineer
7 672 (6.87%) Support Analyst
8 670 (6.85%) Administrator
9 590 (6.03%) VMware Engineer
10 589 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
11 528 (5.40%) Architect
11 528 (5.40%) Systems Administrator
12 516 (5.27%) Consultant
13 510 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
14 488 (4.99%) Network Engineer
15 455 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
16 419 (4.28%) 2nd Line Support
17 400 (4.09%) Infrastructure Support
18 380 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
19 356 (3.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (2.93%) Web Services
2 221 (2.26%) .NET
3 117 (1.20%) HTML
4 115 (1.18%) LAMP
4 115 (1.18%) Middleware
5 83 (0.85%) XML
6 75 (0.77%) Node.js
7 57 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
8 56 (0.57%) REST
9 52 (0.53%) HTML5
10 48 (0.49%) CSS
11 46 (0.47%) JSON
11 46 (0.47%) Software Packaging
12 45 (0.46%) 802.1X
13 43 (0.44%) SOAP
14 42 (0.43%) Java EE
15 39 (0.40%) AngularJS
15 39 (0.40%) LEMP Stack
16 38 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
17 36 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1428 (14.59%) Data Centre
2 461 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 425 (4.34%) Clustering
4 400 (4.09%) Management Information System
5 334 (3.41%) Replication
6 277 (2.83%) Public Cloud
7 275 (2.81%) Computer Science
8 257 (2.63%) Driving Licence
9 254 (2.60%) Blackberry
10 207 (2.12%) User Experience
11 193 (1.97%) Private Cloud
12 185 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
13 157 (1.60%) Hedge funds
14 111 (1.13%) Fat Client
14 111 (1.13%) Thin Client
15 107 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
16 105 (1.07%) Fintech
17 101 (1.03%) EMC VNX
18 99 (1.01%) Virtual Team
19 83 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6880 (70.31%) Windows
2 4331 (44.26%) Windows Server
3 2670 (27.29%) Linux
4 2486 (25.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 2215 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1231 (12.58%) Windows 7
7 998 (10.20%) Windows 10
8 665 (6.80%) Unix
9 615 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 608 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 479 (4.90%) Windows 8
12 421 (4.30%) CentOS
13 256 (2.62%) Ubuntu
14 241 (2.46%) Mac OS X
15 213 (2.18%) Android
16 187 (1.91%) Windows XP
17 173 (1.77%) Apple iOS
18 142 (1.45%) Solaris
19 125 (1.28%) Debian
20 88 (0.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2353 (24.05%) ITIL
2 1002 (10.24%) DevOps
3 728 (7.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 674 (6.89%) Agile Software Development
5 548 (5.60%) Migration
6 529 (5.41%) Project Management
7 526 (5.38%) Service Delivery
8 515 (5.26%) Presales
9 491 (5.02%) Service Management
10 470 (4.80%) Configuration Management
11 417 (4.26%) Problem Management
12 405 (4.14%) Change Management
13 392 (4.01%) High Availability
14 354 (3.62%) Mentoring
15 322 (3.29%) Continuous Improvement
16 303 (3.10%) Load Balancing
17 288 (2.94%) Asset Management
18 281 (2.87%) Time Management
19 272 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
20 271 (2.77%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1573 (16.08%) SQL
2 1530 (15.64%) PowerShell
3 699 (7.14%) Python
4 544 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 436 (4.46%) Java
6 381 (3.89%) Perl
7 287 (2.93%) Ruby
8 217 (2.22%) Shell Script
9 200 (2.04%) C#
10 194 (1.98%) C
11 187 (1.91%) PHP
12 171 (1.75%) JavaScript
13 163 (1.67%) VBScript
14 93 (0.95%) C++
15 82 (0.84%) T-SQL
16 67 (0.68%) VB
17 59 (0.60%) Go
18 38 (0.39%) Korn
19 26 (0.27%) Groovy
20 23 (0.24%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1570 (16.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1155 (11.80%) MCSE
3 1137 (11.62%) Cisco Certification
4 886 (9.05%) CCNA
5 854 (8.73%) Degree
6 625 (6.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 561 (5.73%) MCSA
8 528 (5.40%) Security Cleared
9 473 (4.83%) CCNP
10 386 (3.94%) MCP
11 356 (3.64%) Citrix Certification
12 355 (3.63%) SC Cleared
13 277 (2.83%) CCA
14 247 (2.52%) MCITP
15 213 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
16 197 (2.01%) DV Cleared
17 156 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
18 115 (1.18%) CCIE
19 100 (1.02%) RHCE
20 88 (0.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 653 (6.67%) SLA
2 262 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 172 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 145 (1.48%) QA
5 52 (0.53%) ISO 9001
6 43 (0.44%) GDPR
7 26 (0.27%) PMO
8 24 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 19 (0.19%) COBIT
10 17 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
11 16 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 12 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 11 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 9 (0.092%) BS25999
14 9 (0.092%) GCP
14 9 (0.092%) GPG13
15 8 (0.082%) ISO 22301
16 5 (0.051%) Data Quality
16 5 (0.051%) HIPAA
16 5 (0.051%) SEPA
System Software
1 5895 (60.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4971 (50.80%) Active Directory
3 2450 (25.04%) Hyper-V
4 1140 (11.65%) vSphere
5 1072 (10.96%) VMware ESXi
6 907 (9.27%) XenApp
7 569 (5.82%) XenDesktop
8 429 (4.38%) Docker
9 256 (2.62%) Virtual Machines
10 231 (2.36%) Microsoft App-V
11 220 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
12 164 (1.68%) Terminal Services
13 154 (1.57%) KVM
14 149 (1.52%) Xen
14 149 (1.52%) XenServer
15 135 (1.38%) VMware NSX
16 126 (1.29%) NFS
17 122 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
18 108 (1.10%) VirtualBox
19 78 (0.80%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1313 (13.42%) SCCM
2 710 (7.26%) Puppet
3 530 (5.42%) Ansible
4 511 (5.22%) Opscode Chef
5 501 (5.12%) SCOM
6 364 (3.72%) vCenter Server
7 289 (2.95%) Nagios
8 287 (2.93%) WSUS
9 272 (2.78%) Backup Exec
10 198 (2.02%) Kubernetes
11 165 (1.69%) AirWatch
12 139 (1.42%) Terraform
13 120 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
14 107 (1.09%) NetBackup
15 98 (1.00%) SCOrch
16 97 (0.99%) ZABBIX
17 82 (0.84%) vRealize
18 73 (0.75%) Salt
19 71 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
19 71 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4791 (48.96%) Microsoft
2 2956 (30.21%) Cisco
3 2657 (27.15%) Citrix
4 1140 (11.65%) HP
5 835 (8.53%) NetApp
6 803 (8.21%) Red Hat
7 571 (5.84%) Dell
8 549 (5.61%) Veeam
9 516 (5.27%) Oracle
10 505 (5.16%) EMC
11 394 (4.03%) Juniper
12 353 (3.61%) Symantec
13 326 (3.33%) F5
14 306 (3.13%) IBM
15 295 (3.01%) Google
16 285 (2.91%) CheckPoint
17 280 (2.86%) Apple
18 254 (2.60%) SolarWinds
19 229 (2.34%) McAfee
20 215 (2.20%) Avaya