Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vRealize Suite
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 886 907 1079
Rank change year-on-year +21 +172 +32
Permanent jobs citing vRealize 151 201 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.066%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.94% 1.17% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 116 168 90
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £57,770
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +21.17% -3.72%
10th Percentile £37,000 £50,000 £45,475
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,125 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -19.23% +23.81% +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 16,123 17,150 15,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 11.37% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12,283 13,400 12,706
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,600 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.01% +7.81% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,120 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 21 January 2020.

Salary histogram for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Top 14 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 21 January 2020. 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 +37 135 £65,000 -7.14% 17
UK excluding London +60 98 £52,500 -19.23% 15
South East +55 44 £58,500 +11.43% 2
London +5 40 £70,000 - 4
South West +12 27 £53,750 -17.31% 6
North of England +57 14 £32,500 -18.75% 5
North West +46 11 £32,500 -27.78% 5
Midlands +30 4 £39,000 -
Scotland +29 4 - - 2
West Midlands +23 4 £39,000 -
Yorkshire +32 3 £39,500 -1.25%
East of England +32 2 £75,000 +4.17%
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Wales - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 149 (98.68%) VMware
2 95 (62.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (54.30%) Windows
4 73 (48.34%) vSphere
5 69 (45.70%) Linux
6 68 (45.03%) AWS
7 67 (44.37%) Azure
7 67 (44.37%) Windows Server
8 65 (43.05%) Microsoft
9 59 (39.07%) VMware ESXi
10 55 (36.42%) Active Directory
11 51 (33.77%) Citrix
12 49 (32.45%) Finance
13 46 (30.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 46 (30.46%) SCCM
14 43 (28.48%) VSAN
15 42 (27.81%) Data Centre
16 40 (26.49%) VMware NSX
17 37 (24.50%) PowerShell
18 36 (23.84%) Windows 10
19 34 (22.52%) Migration
20 32 (21.19%) Cisco
20 32 (21.19%) EMC
20 32 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
21 31 (20.53%) XenDesktop
22 30 (19.87%) Project Delivery
23 29 (19.21%) Banking
24 28 (18.54%) Security Cleared
24 28 (18.54%) SCOM
24 28 (18.54%) Hybrid Cloud

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 6 (3.97%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.32%) Confluence
2 2 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.32%) IIS
2 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (5.30%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 68 (45.03%) AWS
2 67 (44.37%) Azure
3 26 (17.22%) Office 365
4 23 (15.23%) IaaS
5 18 (11.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (5.96%) PaaS
7 8 (5.30%) SaaS
8 3 (1.99%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 43 (28.48%) VSAN
2 27 (17.88%) DNS
3 24 (15.89%) DHCP
4 22 (14.57%) Firewall
4 22 (14.57%) SAN
5 18 (11.92%) NetScaler
6 17 (11.26%) LAN
7 16 (10.60%) WAN
8 12 (7.95%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (7.28%) Software-Defined Networking
9 11 (7.28%) VLAN
10 10 (6.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (5.30%) IMAP
11 8 (5.30%) Internet
11 8 (5.30%) SMTP
11 8 (5.30%) SNMP
12 5 (3.31%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.65%) TCP/IP
14 3 (1.99%) iSCSI
14 3 (1.99%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.31%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) DB2
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.32%) JIRA
1 2 (1.32%) WinDbg
General
1 49 (32.45%) Finance
2 29 (19.21%) Banking
3 27 (17.88%) Public Sector
4 10 (6.62%) Back Office
4 10 (6.62%) Online Betting
5 5 (3.31%) Billing
6 4 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.99%) Military
8 2 (1.32%) Electronics
8 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 52 (34.44%) Architect
2 28 (18.54%) Consultant
3 19 (12.58%) Cloud Architect
3 19 (12.58%) Data Centre Consultant
4 18 (11.92%) Data Consultant
4 18 (11.92%) Infrastructure Architect
4 18 (11.92%) Technical Consultant
5 17 (11.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (11.26%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (8.61%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (8.61%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (8.61%) Infrastructure Support
7 12 (7.95%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 12 (7.95%) Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) Support Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) VMware Engineer
9 10 (6.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (6.62%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 10 (6.62%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.30%) LDAP
2 2 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.66%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.66%) REST
3 1 (0.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (27.81%) Data Centre
2 28 (18.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 20 (13.25%) Private Cloud
4 15 (9.93%) Replication
5 9 (5.96%) EMC VNX
5 9 (5.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (5.96%) PKI
6 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.64%) Clustering
6 7 (4.64%) HP StoreVirtual
7 5 (3.31%) CMDB
8 4 (2.65%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.32%) User Experience
10 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 82 (54.30%) Windows
2 69 (45.70%) Linux
3 67 (44.37%) Windows Server
4 36 (23.84%) Windows 10
5 32 (21.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (17.88%) Unix
7 18 (11.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (9.93%) Windows 7
9 6 (3.97%) VMS
10 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.32%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (1.32%) Fedora
12 1 (0.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.52%) Migration
2 30 (19.87%) Project Delivery
3 25 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 24 (15.89%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (13.25%) Data Protection
6 18 (11.92%) ITIL
6 18 (11.92%) Service Delivery
7 16 (10.60%) TOGAF
8 13 (8.61%) DevOps
9 10 (6.62%) Configuration Management
9 10 (6.62%) Network Design
9 10 (6.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (6.62%) Security Monitoring
9 10 (6.62%) Server Building
10 9 (5.96%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (5.30%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (5.30%) eTOM
11 8 (5.30%) Presales
11 8 (5.30%) PRINCE2
11 8 (5.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (24.50%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.28%) Python
3 9 (5.96%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.31%) SQL
5 4 (2.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.99%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.99%) Perl
7 2 (1.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 46 (30.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (18.54%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.60%) TOGAF Certification
4 15 (9.93%) VCP6
5 14 (9.27%) AWS Certification
6 13 (8.61%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (8.61%) Degree
6 13 (8.61%) DV Cleared
7 11 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (6.62%) SC Cleared
9 8 (5.30%) CCIE
10 7 (4.64%) MCSE
11 5 (3.31%) CCNP
11 5 (3.31%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (3.31%) HP ASE
11 5 (3.31%) HP MASE
12 4 (2.65%) CCNA
12 4 (2.65%) VCAP
13 2 (1.32%) MCSA
13 2 (1.32%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) NCSC
1 2 (1.32%) NIST
1 2 (1.32%) RMADS
1 2 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 95 (62.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (48.34%) vSphere
3 59 (39.07%) VMware ESXi
4 55 (36.42%) Active Directory
5 40 (26.49%) VMware NSX
6 31 (20.53%) XenDesktop
7 24 (15.89%) XenApp
8 16 (10.60%) Virtual Desktop
9 9 (5.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 8 (5.30%) Hyper-V
11 7 (4.64%) vCloud
12 6 (3.97%) BitLocker
13 5 (3.31%) Docker
14 4 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
15 3 (1.99%) NFS
15 3 (1.99%) Virtual Machines
16 2 (1.32%) VirtualBox
17 1 (0.66%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 46 (30.46%) SCCM
2 28 (18.54%) SCOM
3 19 (12.58%) vCenter Server
4 18 (11.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 13 (8.61%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 11 (7.28%) WSUS
7 10 (6.62%) Terraform
8 9 (5.96%) Ansible
9 7 (4.64%) Puppet
10 5 (3.31%) Kubernetes
10 5 (3.31%) NetBackup
10 5 (3.31%) PowerCLI
11 4 (2.65%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (1.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 2 (1.32%) Backup Exec
13 2 (1.32%) EMC NetWorker
13 2 (1.32%) Kibana
13 2 (1.32%) logstash
13 2 (1.32%) Perfmon
13 2 (1.32%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 149 (98.68%) VMware
2 65 (43.05%) Microsoft
3 51 (33.77%) Citrix
4 32 (21.19%) Cisco
4 32 (21.19%) EMC
5 26 (17.22%) IBM
6 21 (13.91%) HP
7 20 (13.25%) NetApp
8 17 (11.26%) Red Hat
9 12 (7.95%) Veeam
10 10 (6.62%) Hitachi
11 8 (5.30%) Dell
12 7 (4.64%) 3PAR
12 7 (4.64%) Nimble Storage
13 6 (3.97%) Brocade
14 5 (3.31%) Fortinet
14 5 (3.31%) Palo Alto
15 3 (1.99%) Dell Compellent
15 3 (1.99%) Juniper
15 3 (1.99%) SolarWinds