Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 50 48
Rank change year-on-year +5 -2 -14
Permanent jobs citing VMware 7,228 8,261 9,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.28% 5.05% 5.56%
As % of the Vendors category 12.34% 11.78% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6,034 6,853 8,334
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,312 £70,000
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 58,596 70,131 77,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.78% 42.88% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 44,617 54,344 59,901
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,003 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +5 6,722 £42,500 -5.56% 1,338
UK excluding London +4 4,809 £40,000 - 1,089
London -9 2,115 £52,500 - 317
South East +8 1,524 £41,500 -1.78% 311
North of England +1 1,060 £37,500 -6.25% 298
Midlands +7 808 £38,500 -3.75% 156
South West +19 649 £41,500 -2.35% 151
West Midlands +6 554 £40,000 - 80
North West -13 533 £40,000 +2.56% 171
East of England +5 514 £38,500 -11.87% 106
Yorkshire +8 483 £37,500 -6.25% 100
East Midlands +13 252 £37,500 - 76
Scotland -6 130 £40,000 -5.88% 38
Wales -5 115 £40,000 +6.67% 27
North East +1 44 £37,000 -1.33% 27
Northern Ireland -13 10 £37,500 +3.45% 3
Isle of Man +4 5 £51,000 +56.92%
Channel Islands +1 3 £30,000 +0.84%

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4,965 (68.69%) Windows
2 4,379 (60.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3,810 (52.71%) Active Directory
4 3,484 (48.20%) Microsoft
5 3,178 (43.97%) Windows Server
6 2,762 (38.21%) Office 365
7 2,670 (36.94%) Azure
8 2,087 (28.87%) Cisco
9 2,082 (28.80%) Hyper-V
10 1,837 (25.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 1,833 (25.36%) Citrix
12 1,803 (24.94%) Linux
13 1,794 (24.82%) Firewall
14 1,606 (22.22%) ITIL
15 1,603 (22.18%) AWS
16 1,528 (21.14%) DNS
17 1,311 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
18 1,294 (17.90%) DHCP
19 1,279 (17.70%) PowerShell
20 1,230 (17.02%) MS Exchange
21 1,173 (16.23%) Data Centre
22 1,041 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
23 1,035 (14.32%) Windows 10
24 1,031 (14.26%) SAN
25 1,019 (14.10%) SQL
26 1,014 (14.03%) WAN
27 994 (13.75%) SCCM
28 968 (13.39%) TCP/IP
29 959 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
30 940 (13.00%) 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 1,230 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 628 (8.69%) SharePoint
3 454 (6.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 369 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 295 (4.08%) IIS
6 287 (3.97%) Skype for Business
7 91 (1.26%) OpenStack
8 90 (1.25%) Apache
9 80 (1.11%) Confluence
9 80 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 70 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 66 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 56 (0.77%) WebSphere
13 40 (0.55%) nginx
14 39 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
14 39 (0.54%) JBoss
15 30 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
16 28 (0.39%) IBM Notes
17 24 (0.33%) SAS
18 22 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 607 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (0.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 38 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
5 31 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.042%) GNU Octave
8 2 (0.028%) Abaqus
8 2 (0.028%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.028%) FileZilla
8 2 (0.028%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 2 (0.028%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.014%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.014%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.014%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.014%) InDesign
9 1 (0.014%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.014%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 17 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.11%) Elite 3E
4 6 (0.083%) Workfront
5 5 (0.069%) CA PPM
5 5 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 5 (0.069%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 4 (0.055%) Cisco SocialMiner
6 4 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.042%) assyst
7 3 (0.042%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.042%) Line 50
7 3 (0.042%) Line 500
7 3 (0.042%) Sage 200
7 3 (0.042%) Visualfiles
8 2 (0.028%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.028%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.028%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.028%) Teamcenter
8 2 (0.028%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2,762 (38.21%) Office 365
2 2,670 (36.94%) Azure
3 1,603 (22.18%) AWS
4 333 (4.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 312 (4.32%) IaaS
6 217 (3.00%) GCP
7 191 (2.64%) SaaS
8 165 (2.28%) PaaS
9 150 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
10 112 (1.55%) OneDrive
11 95 (1.31%) Mimecast
12 87 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
13 65 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
14 59 (0.82%) Amazon S3
15 44 (0.61%) GitHub
15 44 (0.61%) Power Platform
16 37 (0.51%) Azure Stack
17 35 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 32 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 31 (0.43%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1,794 (24.82%) Firewall
2 1,528 (21.14%) DNS
3 1,294 (17.90%) DHCP
4 1,031 (14.26%) SAN
5 1,014 (14.03%) WAN
6 968 (13.39%) TCP/IP
7 940 (13.00%) LAN
8 624 (8.63%) VPN
9 489 (6.77%) VoIP
10 453 (6.27%) VLAN
11 434 (6.00%) Wireless
12 355 (4.91%) Network Security
13 333 (4.61%) Skype
14 269 (3.72%) NAS
15 218 (3.02%) Internet
16 210 (2.91%) iSCSI
17 199 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
18 198 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
19 176 (2.43%) MPLS
20 158 (2.19%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 902 (12.48%) SQL Server
2 110 (1.52%) MySQL
3 105 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
4 100 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 81 (1.12%) Relational Database
6 69 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
7 63 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
8 62 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
9 61 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
10 56 (0.77%) Big Data
11 49 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 46 (0.64%) DB2
13 43 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
14 42 (0.58%) Oracle Database
14 42 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 41 (0.57%) RDBMS
15 41 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
16 38 (0.53%) Power BI
17 34 (0.47%) NoSQL
17 34 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 202 (2.79%) Git (software)
2 186 (2.57%) Jenkins
3 127 (1.76%) JIRA
4 76 (1.05%) Visual Studio
5 62 (0.86%) MSI
6 52 (0.72%) Maven
7 51 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
8 45 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
9 35 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 34 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 34 (0.47%) TeamCity
11 31 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
12 30 (0.42%) Bitbucket
13 28 (0.39%) GitLab
13 28 (0.39%) Selenium
14 25 (0.35%) JUnit
14 25 (0.35%) TestRail
14 25 (0.35%) Zephyr
15 24 (0.33%) Subversion
16 23 (0.32%) DbUnit
General
1 892 (12.34%) Finance
2 304 (4.21%) Telecoms
3 274 (3.79%) Public Sector
4 259 (3.58%) Retail
5 203 (2.81%) Manufacturing
6 165 (2.28%) Banking
7 149 (2.06%) Law
8 143 (1.98%) Marketing
9 97 (1.34%) Legal
10 82 (1.13%) Aerospace
11 72 (1.00%) Advertising
12 70 (0.97%) Electronics
13 61 (0.84%) German Language
14 52 (0.72%) Italian Language
14 52 (0.72%) Military
15 48 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 47 (0.65%) Back Office
17 38 (0.53%) Local Government
18 27 (0.37%) Games
19 25 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,515 (20.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 875 (12.11%) Analyst
3 778 (10.76%) Support Engineer
4 560 (7.75%) IT Engineer
5 551 (7.62%) Architect
6 511 (7.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 505 (6.99%) IT Support
8 441 (6.10%) Consultant
9 423 (5.85%) Support Analyst
10 387 (5.35%) Administrator
11 349 (4.83%) Systems Engineer
12 343 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
13 320 (4.43%) Systems Administrator
14 315 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support
15 303 (4.19%) Network Engineer
16 283 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
17 278 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
18 275 (3.80%) IT Analyst
18 275 (3.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 254 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 215 (2.97%) Web Services
2 97 (1.34%) .NET
3 78 (1.08%) LDAP
4 70 (0.97%) Middleware
5 44 (0.61%) HTML
6 42 (0.58%) Elastic Stack
7 40 (0.55%) XML
8 38 (0.53%) JSON
8 38 (0.53%) SOAP
9 36 (0.50%) REST
10 33 (0.46%) RESTful
11 31 (0.43%) CSS
12 25 (0.35%) Spring
13 24 (0.33%) Apache Camel
14 23 (0.32%) Flash
14 23 (0.32%) J2EE
14 23 (0.32%) LAMP
15 21 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
16 20 (0.28%) PowerMock
17 19 (0.26%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,173 (16.23%) Data Centre
2 439 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
3 327 (4.52%) Management Information System
4 289 (4.00%) Public Cloud
5 279 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
6 254 (3.51%) Replication
7 233 (3.22%) Clustering
8 223 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
9 178 (2.46%) Driving Licence
10 176 (2.43%) Private Cloud
11 113 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
12 100 (1.38%) PKI
13 95 (1.31%) Video Conferencing
14 73 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
15 71 (0.98%) User Experience
16 62 (0.86%) EMC VNX
17 59 (0.82%) Hedge funds
18 57 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
19 50 (0.69%) Fat Client
19 50 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4,965 (68.69%) Windows
2 3,178 (43.97%) Windows Server
3 1,803 (24.94%) Linux
4 1,311 (18.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1,035 (14.32%) Windows 10
6 959 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 642 (8.88%) Windows 7
8 379 (5.24%) Unix
9 281 (3.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 254 (3.51%) CentOS
11 240 (3.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 211 (2.92%) Windows 8
13 152 (2.10%) Ubuntu
14 99 (1.37%) Mac OS
15 90 (1.25%) Debian
16 84 (1.16%) Android
17 59 (0.82%) Windows XP
18 55 (0.76%) Apple iOS
19 50 (0.69%) Solaris
20 37 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,837 (25.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1,606 (22.22%) ITIL
3 891 (12.33%) Problem-Solving
4 635 (8.79%) Migration
5 594 (8.22%) DevOps
6 505 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
7 499 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 436 (6.03%) Mentoring
8 436 (6.03%) Project Management
9 417 (5.77%) Presales
10 392 (5.42%) Service Delivery
11 360 (4.98%) Project Delivery
12 317 (4.39%) Change Management
13 297 (4.11%) Service Management
14 289 (4.00%) Configuration Management
15 244 (3.38%) Cybersecurity
16 231 (3.20%) PRINCE2
17 226 (3.13%) Information Security
18 204 (2.82%) Server Management
19 203 (2.81%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1,279 (17.70%) PowerShell
2 1,019 (14.10%) SQL
3 449 (6.21%) Python
4 313 (4.33%) Bash Shell
5 160 (2.21%) Java
6 145 (2.01%) C
7 132 (1.83%) Perl
8 130 (1.80%) Shell Script
9 116 (1.60%) Ruby
10 101 (1.40%) JavaScript
11 87 (1.20%) C#
12 77 (1.07%) PHP
13 63 (0.87%) VBScript
14 47 (0.65%) T-SQL
15 42 (0.58%) C++
16 38 (0.53%) VB
17 37 (0.51%) Go
18 19 (0.26%) Ada
19 12 (0.17%) VBA
20 10 (0.14%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1,041 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 868 (12.01%) Cisco Certification
3 727 (10.06%) MCSE
4 680 (9.41%) Degree
5 609 (8.43%) CCNA
6 551 (7.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 474 (6.56%) Security Cleared
8 470 (6.50%) MCSA
9 354 (4.90%) CCNP
10 256 (3.54%) SC Cleared
11 168 (2.32%) DV Cleared
12 165 (2.28%) MCP
13 160 (2.21%) MCITP
14 125 (1.73%) CCIE
15 120 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
16 117 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
17 116 (1.60%) Computer Science Degree
18 82 (1.13%) AWS Certification
19 75 (1.04%) CCA
20 69 (0.95%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 497 (6.88%) SLA
2 250 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 86 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 73 (1.01%) GDPR
5 67 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 60 (0.83%) QA
7 56 (0.77%) PMO
8 47 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 38 (0.53%) COBIT
10 37 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 25 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
12 16 (0.22%) NIST
13 9 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 6 (0.083%) Actionable Recommendations
14 6 (0.083%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 6 (0.083%) ISO 22301
14 6 (0.083%) ISO/IEC 19770
15 5 (0.069%) ISO 14001
15 5 (0.069%) NCSC
16 4 (0.055%) RMADS
System Software
1 4,379 (60.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3,810 (52.71%) Active Directory
3 2,082 (28.80%) Hyper-V
4 812 (11.23%) vSphere
5 691 (9.56%) VMware ESXi
6 594 (8.22%) XenApp
7 399 (5.52%) XenDesktop
8 309 (4.28%) Docker
9 286 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
10 200 (2.77%) Virtual Servers
11 188 (2.60%) VMware NSX
12 124 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
13 122 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
14 93 (1.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 84 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 84 (1.16%) vCloud
16 80 (1.11%) Xen
17 75 (1.04%) VirtualBox
18 72 (1.00%) Terminal Services
19 69 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 994 (13.75%) SCCM
2 402 (5.56%) Ansible
3 351 (4.86%) Puppet
4 262 (3.62%) WSUS
5 256 (3.54%) SCOM
6 230 (3.18%) Terraform
7 227 (3.14%) vCenter Server
8 208 (2.88%) Kubernetes
9 197 (2.73%) Opscode Chef
10 181 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
11 164 (2.27%) vRealize
12 138 (1.91%) Backup Exec
13 128 (1.77%) Nagios
14 85 (1.18%) NetBackup
15 63 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 58 (0.80%) SCVMM
17 55 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
18 53 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
19 49 (0.68%) SCOrch
20 46 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3,484 (48.20%) Microsoft
2 2,087 (28.87%) Cisco
3 1,833 (25.36%) Citrix
4 670 (9.27%) HP
5 625 (8.65%) Veeam
6 562 (7.78%) NetApp
7 527 (7.29%) Dell
8 420 (5.81%) EMC
9 368 (5.09%) Red Hat
10 292 (4.04%) Meraki
11 281 (3.89%) Oracle
12 214 (2.96%) IBM
13 205 (2.84%) SolarWinds
14 197 (2.73%) Symantec
15 183 (2.53%) Aruba
16 176 (2.43%) Google
17 171 (2.37%) Juniper
18 162 (2.24%) CheckPoint
19 154 (2.13%) Palo Alto
20 143 (1.98%) 3PAR