Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vRealize Suite
UK
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 948 959 1140
Rank change year-on-year +11 +181 -66
Permanent jobs citing vRealize 144 221 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.041%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.78% 1.25% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 105 143 65
UK median annual salary £55,000 £56,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.79% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £37,250 £33,750 £41,450
90th Percentile £70,150 £92,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 18,406 17,742 15,820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.02% 10.45% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13,921 14,097 12,786
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 25 August 2019.

Salary histogram for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Top 11 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 25 August 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 +6 140 £60,000 +8.11% 40
UK excluding London +46 120 £55,000 +10.00% 40
South West +28 51 £60,000 +9.09% 14
South East +42 36 £52,500 +7.14% 11
East of England +51 24 £55,000 -25.42% 2
London +38 17 £60,000 -14.29% 3
North of England +15 6 £39,500 +2.60% 9
Yorkshire -2 6 £39,500 +2.60% 7
Midlands +48 2 £44,500 +22.76% 1
West Midlands +28 2 £44,500 +22.76% 1
Wales - 1 £70,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 142 (98.61%) VMware
2 116 (80.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (61.11%) Windows
4 76 (52.78%) Cisco
5 74 (51.39%) Azure
6 73 (50.69%) Microsoft
7 67 (46.53%) Linux
8 64 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 63 (43.75%) AWS
9 63 (43.75%) Windows Server
10 62 (43.06%) vSphere
10 62 (43.06%) Active Directory
11 53 (36.81%) SCCM
12 50 (34.72%) PowerShell
12 50 (34.72%) Security Cleared
13 48 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
14 43 (29.86%) VMware ESXi
15 41 (28.47%) SCOM
15 41 (28.47%) Finance
15 41 (28.47%) VMware NSX
16 37 (25.69%) TOGAF
17 36 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
17 36 (25.00%) VSAN
18 35 (24.31%) TOGAF Certification
18 35 (24.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 35 (24.31%) Data Protection
19 32 (22.22%) Firewall
19 32 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
20 31 (21.53%) Technical Architecture
21 30 (20.83%) Windows 7

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 12 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.25%) Confluence
3 8 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.69%) JBoss
6 1 (0.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 27 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 74 (51.39%) Azure
2 63 (43.75%) AWS
3 18 (12.50%) Office 365
4 14 (9.72%) OpenShift
5 13 (9.03%) IaaS
6 11 (7.64%) OneDrive
7 5 (3.47%) PaaS
8 3 (2.08%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.08%) Azure Stack
9 2 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.39%) Azure Functions
9 2 (1.39%) Serverless
10 1 (0.69%) Akamai
10 1 (0.69%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.00%) VSAN
2 32 (22.22%) Firewall
3 28 (19.44%) Software-Defined Networking
4 25 (17.36%) DNS
5 24 (16.67%) SAN
6 23 (15.97%) DHCP
7 18 (12.50%) LAN
8 14 (9.72%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (9.72%) VLAN
9 12 (8.33%) WAN
10 11 (7.64%) BIG-IP
10 11 (7.64%) FabricPath
11 9 (6.25%) Internet
11 9 (6.25%) SNMP
12 8 (5.56%) IMAP
12 8 (5.56%) SMTP
13 6 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (2.78%) iSCSI
14 4 (2.78%) NetScaler
14 4 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.72%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Octopus Deploy
1 11 (7.64%) Sonatype Nexus
1 11 (7.64%) Visual Studio Team System
2 10 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (28.47%) Finance
2 24 (16.67%) Public Sector
3 10 (6.94%) Back Office
4 9 (6.25%) Online Betting
5 7 (4.86%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.17%) Banking
6 6 (4.17%) Military
6 6 (4.17%) Retail
7 4 (2.78%) Billing
8 3 (2.08%) Advertising
8 3 (2.08%) Electronics
8 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
8 3 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (34.72%) Architect
2 39 (27.08%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (11.81%) Infrastructure Support
4 17 (11.81%) VMware Engineer
5 15 (10.42%) Analyst
6 14 (9.72%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (9.72%) Consultant
7 13 (9.03%) Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (8.33%) Support Engineer
9 11 (7.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 11 (7.64%) Technical Leader
10 10 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 10 (6.94%) Senior Architect
10 10 (6.94%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 10 (6.94%) Support Analyst
10 10 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 9 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.56%) LDAP
2 3 (2.08%) Apache NiFi
2 3 (2.08%) CGI
3 2 (1.39%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.39%) Middleware
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.69%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 15 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.25%) PKI
4 8 (5.56%) Replication
5 5 (3.47%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.47%) HP StoreVirtual
6 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.78%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.78%) CMDB
6 4 (2.78%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.08%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.08%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.39%) Clustering
8 2 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 88 (61.11%) Windows
2 67 (46.53%) Linux
3 64 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 63 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 30 (20.83%) Windows 10
5 30 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 17 (11.81%) CentOS
7 16 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (7.64%) SUSE
8 11 (7.64%) Ubuntu
9 7 (4.86%) VMS
9 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (4.17%) Unix
11 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.69%) TOGAF
2 35 (24.31%) Data Protection
3 32 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
4 31 (21.53%) Technical Architecture
5 30 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 29 (20.14%) Enterprise Architecture
7 28 (19.44%) Project Management
8 27 (18.75%) PRINCE2
9 26 (18.06%) ArchiMate
9 26 (18.06%) Architectural Design
10 24 (16.67%) DevOps
10 24 (16.67%) MODAF
11 23 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (14.58%) ITIL
13 20 (13.89%) Service Management
14 14 (9.72%) Project Delivery
15 12 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
16 11 (7.64%) Configuration Management
16 11 (7.64%) Infrastructure as Code
16 11 (7.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 50 (34.72%) PowerShell
2 29 (20.14%) Python
3 15 (10.42%) Bash Shell
4 13 (9.03%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.64%) Ruby
6 7 (4.86%) SQL
7 3 (2.08%) C
8 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 50 (34.72%) Security Cleared
2 35 (24.31%) TOGAF Certification
2 35 (24.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 23 (15.97%) DV Cleared
4 13 (9.03%) Degree
5 10 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (6.25%) VCP6
7 8 (5.56%) CCIE
7 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.86%) MCSE
9 5 (3.47%) HP ASE
9 5 (3.47%) HP MASE
10 4 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (2.08%) RHCE
12 2 (1.39%) CCNP
12 2 (1.39%) VCAP
13 1 (0.69%) CCDP
13 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.69%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 116 (80.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (43.06%) Active Directory
2 62 (43.06%) vSphere
3 43 (29.86%) VMware ESXi
4 41 (28.47%) VMware NSX
5 36 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 27 (18.75%) Docker
7 22 (15.28%) XenDesktop
8 20 (13.89%) Hyper-V
9 13 (9.03%) XenApp
10 11 (7.64%) KVM
11 7 (4.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 7 (4.86%) NFS
11 7 (4.86%) VirtualBox
12 6 (4.17%) vCloud
13 4 (2.78%) Firmware
13 4 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (1.39%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 53 (36.81%) SCCM
2 41 (28.47%) SCOM
3 30 (20.83%) Ansible
4 28 (19.44%) Puppet
5 24 (16.67%) vCenter Server
6 22 (15.28%) Kubernetes
7 19 (13.19%) Terraform
8 14 (9.72%) SCOrch
9 12 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (7.64%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (3.47%) PowerCLI
11 5 (3.47%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 5 (3.47%) WSUS
12 4 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
13 3 (2.08%) NetBackup
13 3 (2.08%) yum
14 2 (1.39%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
15 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Clustering
15 1 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 142 (98.61%) VMware
2 76 (52.78%) Cisco
3 73 (50.69%) Microsoft
4 29 (20.14%) Citrix
5 17 (11.81%) HP
6 13 (9.03%) F5
7 11 (7.64%) IBM
7 11 (7.64%) Veeam
8 9 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 8 (5.56%) NetApp
9 8 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.17%) Fortinet
10 6 (4.17%) Palo Alto
11 5 (3.47%) 3PAR
11 5 (3.47%) Brocade
11 5 (3.47%) EMC
11 5 (3.47%) Hitachi
11 5 (3.47%) Nimble Storage
12 4 (2.78%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.78%) Juniper