Period
to 17 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for vRealize skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vRealize over the 6 months to 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vRealize Suite
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 917 1054 1115
Rank change year-on-year +137 +61 +127
Permanent jobs citing vRealize 191 127 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.073% 0.048%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.12% 0.79% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 151 100 63
UK median annual salary £70,000 £58,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.66% -2.50% -4.00%
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,125 £37,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +23.81% - -16.00%

vRealize is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,020 16,166 15,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.38% 9.23% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13,293 13,038 12,479
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.94% +3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +4.65%

vRealize
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing vRealize as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vRealize.

Salary trend for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vRealize over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vRealize within the UK over the 6 months to 17 February 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 +148 185 £70,000 +19.66% 25
UK excluding London +127 122 £65,000 +23.81% 20
London +63 64 £70,000 +7.69% 8
East of England +64 49 £72,000 +20.00% 2
South West +40 32 £65,000 +92.59% 2
South East +39 27 £52,500 -6.67% 3
North of England +62 10 £42,500 -34.62% 7
Yorkshire +62 6 £40,000 -38.46% 5
North West - 4 £45,000 - 2
Scotland +13 3 £43,750 -2.78% 2
Midlands +47 1 - - 3
West Midlands +42 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT jobs citing vRealize 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 vRealize.

1 174 (91.10%) VMware
2 128 (67.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (47.12%) Windows
4 85 (44.50%) Microsoft
5 78 (40.84%) VMware ESXi
6 76 (39.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 73 (38.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 72 (37.70%) Cisco
9 71 (37.17%) Linux
10 69 (36.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 62 (32.46%) PowerShell
12 56 (29.32%) Finance
13 55 (28.80%) Windows Server
14 51 (26.70%) Docker
14 51 (26.70%) vSphere
15 50 (26.18%) SCCM
16 48 (25.13%) Windows 7
16 48 (25.13%) Windows Server 2012
17 47 (24.61%) VSAN
18 46 (24.08%) EMC
19 45 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
20 41 (21.47%) Security Cleared
21 40 (20.94%) ITIL
21 40 (20.94%) Data Centre
22 39 (20.42%) Active Directory
23 38 (19.90%) Windows 10
24 37 (19.37%) Virtual Desktop
25 35 (18.32%) VMware NSX
25 35 (18.32%) SCOrch
26 34 (17.80%) Kubernetes

vRealize
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 15 (7.85%) OpenStack
2 11 (5.76%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (3.66%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.62%) Apache
5 5 (2.62%) JBoss
5 5 (2.62%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.57%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (5.24%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.57%) AutoCAD
2 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 73 (38.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (17.80%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.28%) OpenShift
4 10 (5.24%) IBM Cloud
5 9 (4.71%) IaaS
6 7 (3.66%) PaaS
7 6 (3.14%) Office 365
7 6 (3.14%) SaaS
8 5 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (1.05%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 47 (24.61%) VSAN
2 25 (13.09%) Firewall
3 22 (11.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (8.90%) DNS
4 17 (8.90%) SAN
5 16 (8.38%) Unified Communications
6 14 (7.33%) LAN
7 12 (6.28%) WAN
8 11 (5.76%) VPN
9 10 (5.24%) DHCP
9 10 (5.24%) Reverse Proxy
9 10 (5.24%) WLAN
10 9 (4.71%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (4.71%) Software-Defined Networking
11 8 (4.19%) iSCSI
12 7 (3.66%) Converged Networks
12 7 (3.66%) NAS
13 5 (2.62%) HTTP
14 4 (2.09%) Network Security
15 3 (1.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.28%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (5.24%) MySQL
3 10 (5.24%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.66%) Big Data
5 5 (2.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (10.47%) WinDbg
2 14 (7.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.57%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.05%) MSI
6 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 56 (29.32%) Finance
2 10 (5.24%) Advertising
3 7 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.62%) Banking
5 2 (1.05%) Electronics
5 2 (1.05%) Games
5 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.05%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Military
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (32.46%) Architect
2 41 (21.47%) Solutions Architect
3 36 (18.85%) Technical Leader
4 24 (12.57%) VMware Architect
5 20 (10.47%) Desktop Engineer
6 19 (9.95%) Cloud Architect
6 19 (9.95%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 19 (9.95%) Windows Engineer
7 18 (9.42%) PowerShell Engineer
7 18 (9.42%) SCCM Engineer
7 18 (9.42%) Senior SCCM Engineer
8 15 (7.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 15 (7.85%) VMware Engineer
9 14 (7.33%) Lead Architect
10 12 (6.28%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (6.28%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 12 (6.28%) Consultant
10 12 (6.28%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (5.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.76%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.76%) Middleware
2 8 (4.19%) JSON
3 4 (2.09%) REST
4 3 (1.57%) LAMP
5 1 (0.52%) CGI
5 1 (0.52%) Java EE
5 1 (0.52%) libvirt
5 1 (0.52%) Node.js
5 1 (0.52%) RESTful
5 1 (0.52%) SOAP
5 1 (0.52%) Spring
5 1 (0.52%) Web Services
5 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 76 (39.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 40 (20.94%) Data Centre
3 24 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (12.57%) User Experience
4 19 (9.95%) Public Cloud
5 14 (7.33%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (5.24%) CMDB
7 9 (4.71%) Blackberry
8 7 (3.66%) EMC VNX
9 3 (1.57%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.05%) Replication
11 1 (0.52%) Clustering
11 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.52%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 90 (47.12%) Windows
2 71 (37.17%) Linux
3 55 (28.80%) Windows Server
4 48 (25.13%) Windows 7
4 48 (25.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (19.90%) Windows 10
7 18 (9.42%) CentOS
7 18 (9.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (9.42%) Ubuntu
8 13 (6.81%) Unix
9 11 (5.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.62%) SUSE
11 2 (1.05%) VMS
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.94%) ITIL
2 34 (17.80%) Data Protection
3 32 (16.75%) Enterprise Architecture
3 32 (16.75%) Security Monitoring
4 31 (16.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 31 (16.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 31 (16.23%) Technical Architecture
5 23 (12.04%) Security Patching
6 21 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
6 21 (10.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 20 (10.47%) Analytical Thinking
7 20 (10.47%) High Availability
8 18 (9.42%) DevOps
8 18 (9.42%) ITSM
8 18 (9.42%) Runbook
9 16 (8.38%) Configuration Management
9 16 (8.38%) Network Virtualisation
10 15 (7.85%) Converged Infrastructure
10 15 (7.85%) Project Management
11 14 (7.33%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.46%) PowerShell
2 30 (15.71%) Python
3 20 (10.47%) VBScript
4 16 (8.38%) Bash Shell
5 12 (6.28%) SQL
6 8 (4.19%) Perl
7 7 (3.66%) Java
7 7 (3.66%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.66%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.52%) AppleScript
8 1 (0.52%) C
8 1 (0.52%) C#
8 1 (0.52%) Go
8 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (21.47%) Security Cleared
2 21 (10.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (9.95%) SC Cleared
4 17 (8.90%) RHCE
5 16 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (6.81%) Degree
6 13 (6.81%) MCSE
7 11 (5.76%) DV Cleared
8 10 (5.24%) RHCSA
9 9 (4.71%) TOGAF Certification
10 6 (3.14%) VCP6
11 4 (2.09%) VCAP
12 3 (1.57%) AWS Certification
12 3 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.57%) MCSA
13 2 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (1.05%) EMC Certification
14 1 (0.52%) CCNP
14 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.28%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.09%) SLA
3 3 (1.57%) GDPR
4 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 128 (67.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (40.84%) VMware ESXi
3 51 (26.70%) Docker
3 51 (26.70%) vSphere
4 39 (20.42%) Active Directory
5 37 (19.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 35 (18.32%) VMware NSX
7 20 (10.47%) BitLocker
8 14 (7.33%) vCloud
9 13 (6.81%) XenDesktop
10 12 (6.28%) Hyper-V
11 11 (5.76%) NFS
12 10 (5.24%) Terminal Services
13 6 (3.14%) GlusterFS
14 5 (2.62%) Gluster
15 4 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
16 3 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
17 2 (1.05%) KVM
17 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
18 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 69 (36.13%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 50 (26.18%) SCCM
3 35 (18.32%) SCOrch
4 34 (17.80%) Kubernetes
5 33 (17.28%) vCenter Server
6 25 (13.09%) Ansible
7 24 (12.57%) SCOM
8 21 (10.99%) Puppet
9 20 (10.47%) Perfmon
10 19 (9.95%) WSUS
11 17 (8.90%) SCVMM
12 11 (5.76%) Failover Clustering
13 8 (4.19%) Docker Swarm
14 7 (3.66%) Terraform
15 5 (2.62%) Nagios
15 5 (2.62%) PowerCLI
16 3 (1.57%) Grafana
16 3 (1.57%) NetBackup
16 3 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
16 3 (1.57%) vMotion
Vendors
1 174 (91.10%) VMware
2 85 (44.50%) Microsoft
3 72 (37.70%) Cisco
4 46 (24.08%) EMC
5 33 (17.28%) Citrix
6 27 (14.14%) IBM
7 26 (13.61%) NetApp
7 26 (13.61%) Red Hat
8 21 (10.99%) Dell
9 20 (10.47%) HP
10 15 (7.85%) Oracle
11 12 (6.28%) SolarWinds
11 12 (6.28%) Symantec
12 10 (5.24%) Hitachi
12 10 (5.24%) Snow
13 9 (4.71%) SAP
14 8 (4.19%) Bloomberg
15 7 (3.66%) 3PAR
16 6 (3.14%) Veeam
17 5 (2.62%) CommVault