Period
to 23 January 2022

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 January 2022 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 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 84 47 48
Rank change year-on-year -37 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware 4,560 3,304 6,515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.56% 5.22% 5.18%
As % of the Vendors category 9.07% 13.80% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,571 2,691 5,472
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,750 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -3.61%

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 50,275 23,943 52,379
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.26% 37.84% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 32,045 18,855 40,509
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £39,375 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -37 3,999 £47,500 +5.56% 938
UK excluding London -18 2,965 £42,500 - 729
London -66 1,267 £60,000 - 275
South East -19 841 £45,000 - 173
Work from Home -59 816 £50,000 -4.76% 146
North of England -20 707 £42,500 +3.66% 197
Midlands -9 581 £42,500 +6.92% 148
West Midlands -6 397 £40,000 +3.23% 92
North West -27 371 £42,500 - 111
South West -23 355 £42,500 +6.25% 70
Yorkshire -15 267 £42,500 +8.97% 70
East of England -32 233 £45,000 - 73
East Midlands -12 181 £43,000 +8.86% 55
Scotland -26 147 £37,500 -16.67% 32
Wales -23 91 £41,250 +4.43% 25
North East -11 71 £40,000 - 16
Northern Ireland -18 19 £35,000 -22.22% 12
Channel Islands - 8 £44,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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 2,944 (64.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2,842 (62.32%) Windows
3 2,409 (52.83%) Azure
4 2,329 (51.07%) Microsoft
5 2,241 (49.14%) Active Directory
6 1,902 (41.71%) Microsoft 365
7 1,754 (38.46%) Windows Server
8 1,259 (27.61%) Linux
9 1,144 (25.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 1,113 (24.41%) AWS
11 1,097 (24.06%) Social Skills
12 1,081 (23.71%) Firewall
13 1,067 (23.40%) Hyper-V
14 949 (20.81%) Citrix
15 908 (19.91%) ITIL
16 907 (19.89%) Cisco
17 899 (19.71%) PowerShell
18 810 (17.76%) DNS
19 792 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
20 721 (15.81%) Finance
21 694 (15.22%) SQL
22 691 (15.15%) DHCP
23 653 (14.32%) WAN
24 631 (13.84%) SQL Server
25 628 (13.77%) Data Centre
26 617 (13.53%) Windows 10
27 614 (13.46%) DevOps
28 589 (12.92%) LAN
29 573 (12.57%) SAN
30 554 (12.15%) 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
1 495 (10.86%) SharePoint
2 477 (10.46%) MS Exchange
3 238 (5.22%) IIS
4 147 (3.22%) Apache
5 73 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 67 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 62 (1.36%) OpenStack
8 59 (1.29%) Confluence
9 54 (1.18%) Apache Spark
10 51 (1.12%) GemFire
11 50 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 50 (1.10%) Skype for Business
12 41 (0.90%) nginx
13 30 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
14 28 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
15 25 (0.55%) JBoss
16 20 (0.44%) WebSphere
17 19 (0.42%) WordPress
18 17 (0.37%) Jetty
18 17 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 413 (9.06%) Microsoft Office
2 42 (0.92%) MS Visio
3 29 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 21 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.088%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.066%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.044%) Blender
9 2 (0.044%) Weka
10 1 (0.022%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.022%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 31 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
2 20 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.24%) NetSuite
3 11 (0.24%) Sentinel
4 10 (0.22%) Workfront
5 6 (0.13%) Sage 200
6 5 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.088%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.066%) Infor M3
8 3 (0.066%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.044%) Carpe Diem
9 2 (0.044%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.044%) SAP WM
10 1 (0.022%) Elite 3E
10 1 (0.022%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.022%) SAP R/3
10 1 (0.022%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.022%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2,409 (52.83%) Azure
2 1,902 (41.71%) Microsoft 365
3 1,113 (24.41%) AWS
4 469 (10.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 305 (6.69%) IaaS
6 249 (5.46%) GCP
7 232 (5.09%) SaaS
8 213 (4.67%) PaaS
9 197 (4.32%) OneDrive
10 135 (2.96%) Serverless
11 134 (2.94%) Power Platform
12 127 (2.79%) Nutanix
13 125 (2.74%) OpenShift
14 91 (2.00%) PowerApps
15 82 (1.80%) GitHub
16 73 (1.60%) Mimecast
17 59 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
18 52 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
19 41 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
19 41 (0.90%) Azure Stack
Communications & Networking
1 1,081 (23.71%) Firewall
2 810 (17.76%) DNS
3 691 (15.15%) DHCP
4 653 (14.32%) WAN
5 589 (12.92%) LAN
6 573 (12.57%) SAN
7 432 (9.47%) TCP/IP
8 426 (9.34%) VPN
9 259 (5.68%) VLAN
10 221 (4.85%) VoIP
11 206 (4.52%) Network Security
12 186 (4.08%) Wireless
13 160 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
14 142 (3.11%) NAS
15 115 (2.52%) BGP
16 101 (2.21%) Internet
16 101 (2.21%) Remote Desktop
17 93 (2.04%) MPLS
18 89 (1.95%) VSAN
19 81 (1.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 631 (13.84%) SQL Server
2 176 (3.86%) MySQL
3 108 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
4 89 (1.95%) NoSQL
5 83 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
6 78 (1.71%) Oracle Database
7 72 (1.58%) Redis
8 68 (1.49%) Big Data
9 67 (1.47%) Relational Database
10 64 (1.40%) MariaDB
11 63 (1.38%) HBase
12 56 (1.23%) Power BI
13 54 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 35 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
15 32 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 31 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 30 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
18 29 (0.64%) MongoDB
19 26 (0.57%) Hadoop
20 25 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 247 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 228 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 109 (2.39%) JIRA
4 80 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
5 68 (1.49%) Gradle
6 58 (1.27%) Cucumber
6 58 (1.27%) Subversion
7 55 (1.21%) Cypress.io
7 55 (1.21%) GitLab
7 55 (1.21%) Maven
8 53 (1.16%) JUnit
9 48 (1.05%) Bitbucket
9 48 (1.05%) Eclipse
9 48 (1.05%) IntelliJ
9 48 (1.05%) Protractor
9 48 (1.05%) Storybook
10 47 (1.03%) Mockito
11 43 (0.94%) Artifactory
12 35 (0.77%) SonarQube
13 33 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 1,097 (24.06%) Social Skills
2 721 (15.81%) Finance
3 324 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 181 (3.97%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 173 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 152 (3.33%) Law
7 146 (3.20%) Public Sector
8 142 (3.11%) Manufacturing
9 137 (3.00%) Banking
9 137 (3.00%) Retail
10 129 (2.83%) Documentation Skills
11 122 (2.68%) Organisational Skills
12 109 (2.39%) Marketing
13 102 (2.24%) Presentation Skills
14 91 (2.00%) Legal
15 57 (1.25%) Back Office
16 51 (1.12%) Advertising
17 50 (1.10%) Influencing Skills
18 42 (0.92%) Automotive
19 40 (0.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 984 (21.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 520 (11.40%) Support Engineer
3 429 (9.41%) Analyst
4 413 (9.06%) IT Engineer
5 393 (8.62%) Architect
6 297 (6.51%) IT Support
7 269 (5.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 236 (5.18%) Consultant
9 205 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
10 189 (4.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 183 (4.01%) IT Support Engineer
12 180 (3.95%) Support Analyst
13 173 (3.79%) Cloud Engineer
14 162 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
15 161 (3.53%) Administrator
15 161 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
16 152 (3.33%) Network Engineer
17 136 (2.98%) Solutions Architect
18 135 (2.96%) VMware Engineer
19 133 (2.92%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (2.43%) JSON
2 85 (1.86%) Kafka
2 85 (1.86%) Spring
3 83 (1.82%) CSS
4 80 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
5 73 (1.60%) Web Services
6 69 (1.51%) .NET
6 69 (1.51%) React
7 67 (1.47%) LDAP
7 67 (1.47%) Node.js
8 66 (1.45%) HTML
9 57 (1.25%) LAMP
9 57 (1.25%) RESTful
10 56 (1.23%) AngularJS
10 56 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 52 (1.14%) REST
12 48 (1.05%) Express
12 48 (1.05%) Redux
12 48 (1.05%) Spark Streaming
12 48 (1.05%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 628 (13.77%) Data Centre
2 287 (6.29%) Public Cloud
3 198 (4.34%) Replication
4 197 (4.32%) Clustering
5 183 (4.01%) Management Information System
6 148 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
7 129 (2.83%) PKI
8 111 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 106 (2.32%) User Experience
10 91 (2.00%) Driving Licence
10 91 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
11 86 (1.89%) Private Cloud
12 81 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
13 58 (1.27%) Cloud Native
14 47 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
15 43 (0.94%) Handset
16 39 (0.86%) Virtual Team
17 36 (0.79%) NHS
18 35 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
19 34 (0.75%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2,842 (62.32%) Windows
2 1,754 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 1,259 (27.61%) Linux
4 617 (13.53%) Windows 10
5 500 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 457 (10.02%) Windows Server 2016
7 382 (8.38%) Windows Server 2019
8 287 (6.29%) Unix
9 265 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
10 220 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 155 (3.40%) Windows 7
12 121 (2.65%) CentOS
13 85 (1.86%) Mac OS X
14 75 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 73 (1.60%) Ubuntu
16 56 (1.23%) Android
17 51 (1.12%) Apple iOS
18 49 (1.07%) Windows 8
19 46 (1.01%) Mac OS
20 38 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,144 (25.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 908 (19.91%) ITIL
3 792 (17.37%) Problem-Solving
4 614 (13.46%) DevOps
5 531 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
6 353 (7.74%) Presales
7 325 (7.13%) Migration
7 325 (7.13%) Project Management
8 318 (6.97%) Cybersecurity
9 311 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 292 (6.40%) Service Delivery
11 282 (6.18%) Change Management
12 260 (5.70%) Mentoring
13 257 (5.64%) CI/CD
14 241 (5.29%) Computer Science
15 238 (5.22%) Project Delivery
16 233 (5.11%) Time Management
17 210 (4.61%) Business Continuity
18 209 (4.58%) Service Management
19 199 (4.36%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 899 (19.71%) PowerShell
2 694 (15.22%) SQL
3 424 (9.30%) Python
4 280 (6.14%) Bash
5 245 (5.37%) Java
6 122 (2.68%) C#
7 101 (2.21%) Shell Script
8 85 (1.86%) JavaScript
9 82 (1.80%) C
10 70 (1.54%) T-SQL
11 56 (1.23%) Groovy
12 50 (1.10%) Perl
13 49 (1.07%) Ruby
14 38 (0.83%) C++
15 36 (0.79%) Go
16 34 (0.75%) VBScript
17 32 (0.70%) PHP
18 22 (0.48%) VB
19 20 (0.44%) Java 8
20 18 (0.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 518 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 427 (9.36%) Security Cleared
3 412 (9.04%) Degree
4 305 (6.69%) Cisco Certification
5 275 (6.03%) MCSE
6 273 (5.99%) SC Cleared
7 233 (5.11%) CCNA
8 202 (4.43%) MCSA
9 188 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 123 (2.70%) DV Cleared
11 105 (2.30%) CCNP
12 100 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
13 87 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
14 68 (1.49%) MCP
15 51 (1.12%) DBS Check
16 47 (1.03%) OCP
16 47 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
17 42 (0.92%) MCITP
18 41 (0.90%) Citrix Certification
19 40 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 325 (7.13%) SLA
2 133 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 70 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 69 (1.51%) GDPR
5 48 (1.05%) QA
6 38 (0.83%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 12 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 10 (0.22%) NCSC
9 10 (0.22%) NIST
10 8 (0.18%) HL7
10 8 (0.18%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.18%) PMO
10 8 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.11%) DICOM
11 5 (0.11%) GxP
12 4 (0.088%) COBIT
12 4 (0.088%) HIPAA
13 3 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 3 (0.066%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2,944 (64.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2,241 (49.14%) Active Directory
3 1,067 (23.40%) Hyper-V
4 534 (11.71%) vSphere
5 500 (10.96%) VMware ESXi
6 254 (5.57%) Docker
7 216 (4.74%) XenApp
8 160 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
9 152 (3.33%) Virtual Desktop
10 134 (2.94%) XenDesktop
11 107 (2.35%) Virtual Servers
12 98 (2.15%) VMware NSX
13 64 (1.40%) VMware Workstation
14 59 (1.29%) KVM
15 48 (1.05%) HDFS
16 44 (0.96%) NFS
17 40 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 39 (0.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
19 30 (0.66%) VMware Server
20 28 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 554 (12.15%) SCCM
2 416 (9.12%) Ansible
3 381 (8.36%) Microsoft Intune
4 295 (6.47%) Kubernetes
5 290 (6.36%) Terraform
6 239 (5.24%) Puppet
7 164 (3.60%) vCenter Server
8 152 (3.33%) WSUS
9 135 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
10 118 (2.59%) SCOM
11 98 (2.15%) Grafana
12 88 (1.93%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 69 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
14 64 (1.40%) Prometheus
15 60 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
16 59 (1.29%) NetBackup
17 58 (1.27%) Nagios
18 53 (1.16%) Backup Exec
19 40 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
19 40 (0.88%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2,329 (51.07%) Microsoft
2 949 (20.81%) Citrix
3 907 (19.89%) Cisco
4 474 (10.39%) Veeam
5 330 (7.24%) HP
6 327 (7.17%) Red Hat
7 269 (5.90%) Dell
8 231 (5.07%) NetApp
9 228 (5.00%) Google
10 202 (4.43%) Oracle
11 189 (4.14%) EMC
12 185 (4.06%) ServiceNow
13 148 (3.25%) IBM
14 138 (3.03%) SolarWinds
15 129 (2.83%) Juniper
16 118 (2.59%) Fortinet
17 106 (2.32%) Apple
18 105 (2.30%) Okta
19 99 (2.17%) Aruba
20 91 (2.00%) Avaya