Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vRealize Suite
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 898 1084 1114
Rank change year-on-year +186 +30 +115
Permanent jobs citing vRealize 241 115 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.064% 0.069%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.35% 0.71% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 199 96 75
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +11.65% -20.77%
10th Percentile £43,250 £46,028 £37,750
90th Percentile £84,000 £95,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% +27.91% -31.20%

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 17,786 16,193 16,675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.15% 9.03% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14,035 13,261 13,487
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018. 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 +205 238 £65,000 +13.04% 12
UK excluding London +203 147 £65,000 +18.18% 11
London +68 89 £70,000 +21.17% 4
South West +76 48 £65,000 +100.00% 3
East of England +65 35 £71,900 -7.23% 1
South East +34 35 £52,500 - 2
North of England +50 25 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Yorkshire +54 16 £40,000 -38.46% 1
North West - 9 £44,500 -
Midlands +35 2 £37,500 -34.78% 1
West Midlands +25 2 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Scotland +5 2 - - 2

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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.

1 229 (95.02%) VMware
2 151 (62.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 123 (51.04%) Windows
4 102 (42.32%) Microsoft
5 97 (40.25%) Cisco
6 88 (36.51%) Linux
6 88 (36.51%) PowerShell
7 87 (36.10%) Microsoft Azure
8 84 (34.85%) VMware ESXi
8 84 (34.85%) Hybrid Cloud
9 82 (34.02%) Windows Server
10 68 (28.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 66 (27.39%) Finance
12 64 (26.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 62 (25.73%) EMC
14 58 (24.07%) Windows 7
14 58 (24.07%) SCCM
15 56 (23.24%) ITIL
15 56 (23.24%) Windows 10
16 55 (22.82%) Virtual Desktop
16 55 (22.82%) Security Cleared
17 54 (22.41%) vSphere
18 52 (21.58%) Data Protection
19 51 (21.16%) Windows Server 2008
19 51 (21.16%) Amazon AWS
19 51 (21.16%) VSAN
19 51 (21.16%) Docker
20 50 (20.75%) Active Directory
21 48 (19.92%) Enterprise Architecture
21 48 (19.92%) Technical Architecture

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 21 (8.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 21 (8.71%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.88%) OpenStack
3 12 (4.98%) Apache
3 12 (4.98%) JBoss
3 12 (4.98%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.32%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.83%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (9.13%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.24%) AutoCAD
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 87 (36.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (21.16%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (7.47%) Office 365
4 17 (7.05%) OpenShift
5 11 (4.56%) IaaS
5 11 (4.56%) PaaS
5 11 (4.56%) SaaS
6 10 (4.15%) IBM Cloud
7 7 (2.90%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.41%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 51 (21.16%) VSAN
2 32 (13.28%) Firewall
2 32 (13.28%) SAN
3 22 (9.13%) Unified Communications
4 21 (8.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 21 (8.71%) Software-Defined Networking
5 16 (6.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (6.22%) iSCSI
7 13 (5.39%) DNS
8 12 (4.98%) HTTP
8 12 (4.98%) NAS
9 10 (4.15%) LAN
10 7 (2.90%) DHCP
11 5 (2.07%) Skype
11 5 (2.07%) WAN
12 4 (1.66%) FCoE
12 4 (1.66%) Network Security
12 4 (1.66%) TCP/IP
12 4 (1.66%) VPN
13 3 (1.24%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.45%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.98%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.56%) Big Data
4 3 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.83%) MySQL
5 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 26 (10.79%) WinDbg
2 17 (7.05%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.24%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.24%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.83%) MSI
5 2 (0.83%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 66 (27.39%) Finance
2 13 (5.39%) Advertising
3 4 (1.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.83%) Banking
4 2 (0.83%) Games
4 2 (0.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.41%) Back Office
5 1 (0.41%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (29.46%) Architect
2 48 (19.92%) Solutions Architect
3 35 (14.52%) VMware Engineer
4 31 (12.86%) Technical Leader
5 29 (12.03%) VMware Architect
6 26 (10.79%) Desktop Engineer
7 25 (10.37%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 24 (9.96%) Lead Architect
8 24 (9.96%) PowerShell Engineer
8 24 (9.96%) SCCM Engineer
8 24 (9.96%) Senior SCCM Engineer
8 24 (9.96%) Windows Engineer
9 21 (8.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (8.30%) IT Engineer
11 17 (7.05%) Cloud Architect
11 17 (7.05%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 17 (7.05%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (6.64%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (6.64%) Infrastructure Architect
13 14 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.22%) Middleware
2 13 (5.39%) JSON
3 3 (1.24%) LAMP
4 2 (0.83%) libvirt
4 2 (0.83%) Node.js
4 2 (0.83%) REST
5 1 (0.41%) CGI
5 1 (0.41%) Java EE
5 1 (0.41%) RESTful
5 1 (0.41%) SOAP
5 1 (0.41%) Spring
5 1 (0.41%) Web Services
5 1 (0.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 84 (34.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 45 (18.67%) Data Centre
3 31 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (12.45%) User Experience
5 21 (8.71%) Blackberry
6 20 (8.30%) Public Cloud
7 19 (7.88%) EMC VNX
8 11 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (4.15%) Replication
10 2 (0.83%) CMDB
10 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.83%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.41%) Clustering
11 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.41%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.41%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.41%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.41%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 123 (51.04%) Windows
2 88 (36.51%) Linux
3 82 (34.02%) Windows Server
4 68 (28.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (24.07%) Windows 7
6 56 (23.24%) Windows 10
7 51 (21.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 31 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (5.81%) Unix
10 12 (4.98%) SUSE
11 11 (4.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (3.73%) CentOS
12 9 (3.73%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (23.24%) ITIL
2 52 (21.58%) Data Protection
3 48 (19.92%) Enterprise Architecture
3 48 (19.92%) Security Monitoring
3 48 (19.92%) Technical Architecture
4 41 (17.01%) Continuous Improvement
5 36 (14.94%) Security Patching
6 31 (12.86%) Root Cause Analysis
7 28 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
8 26 (10.79%) Analytical Thinking
9 25 (10.37%) DevOps
10 23 (9.54%) Project Management
11 22 (9.13%) Configuration Management
11 22 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 22 (9.13%) PRINCE2
11 22 (9.13%) TOGAF
12 21 (8.71%) ArchiMate
12 21 (8.71%) Mobile Device Management
13 19 (7.88%) Server Building
14 17 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 88 (36.51%) PowerShell
2 44 (18.26%) Python
3 27 (11.20%) VBScript
4 19 (7.88%) Bash Shell
5 16 (6.64%) Shell Script
6 15 (6.22%) Java
7 13 (5.39%) Perl
8 6 (2.49%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.24%) Go
10 2 (0.83%) C
10 2 (0.83%) Ruby
10 2 (0.83%) SQL
11 1 (0.41%) AppleScript
11 1 (0.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 55 (22.82%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.45%) SC Cleared
3 29 (12.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 28 (11.62%) RHCE
5 21 (8.71%) TOGAF Certification
6 20 (8.30%) Degree
6 20 (8.30%) RHCSA
7 18 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (7.05%) DV Cleared
9 14 (5.81%) MCSE
10 8 (3.32%) EMC Certification
11 6 (2.49%) VCP6
12 4 (1.66%) MCSA
13 3 (1.24%) VCAP
14 2 (0.83%) AWS Certification
14 2 (0.83%) CCNP
14 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
14 2 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.56%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.90%) GDPR
3 3 (1.24%) QA
3 3 (1.24%) SLA
4 2 (0.83%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 151 (62.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (34.85%) VMware ESXi
3 55 (22.82%) Virtual Desktop
4 54 (22.41%) vSphere
5 51 (21.16%) Docker
6 50 (20.75%) Active Directory
7 42 (17.43%) VMware NSX
8 26 (10.79%) BitLocker
9 14 (5.81%) GlusterFS
10 13 (5.39%) vCloud
11 12 (4.98%) Gluster
11 12 (4.98%) NFS
12 11 (4.56%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (2.49%) Hyper-V
15 5 (2.07%) XenDesktop
16 4 (1.66%) XenApp
17 3 (1.24%) KVM
18 2 (0.83%) Ceph
18 2 (0.83%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 64 (26.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 58 (24.07%) SCCM
3 47 (19.50%) SCOrch
4 38 (15.77%) vCenter Server
5 34 (14.11%) Ansible
6 31 (12.86%) Kubernetes
7 29 (12.03%) Puppet
8 27 (11.20%) SCOM
9 26 (10.79%) Perfmon
10 25 (10.37%) WSUS
11 14 (5.81%) SCVMM
12 12 (4.98%) Nagios
13 9 (3.73%) vMotion
14 8 (3.32%) Cisco CUCM
14 8 (3.32%) EMC VPLEX
15 7 (2.90%) Terraform
16 6 (2.49%) Docker Swarm
17 5 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
18 4 (1.66%) NetBackup
19 3 (1.24%) Grafana
Vendors
1 229 (95.02%) VMware
2 102 (42.32%) Microsoft
3 97 (40.25%) Cisco
4 62 (25.73%) EMC
5 33 (13.69%) Citrix
6 30 (12.45%) Red Hat
7 25 (10.37%) IBM
8 24 (9.96%) NetApp
8 24 (9.96%) SolarWinds
9 17 (7.05%) Bloomberg
10 14 (5.81%) Oracle
10 14 (5.81%) Veeam
11 12 (4.98%) Dell
12 11 (4.56%) HP
12 11 (4.56%) SAP
13 8 (3.32%) Brocade
13 8 (3.32%) CommVault
13 8 (3.32%) Isilon
14 7 (2.90%) 3PAR
15 4 (1.66%) Veritas