Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vRealize Suite
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 885 906 1107
Rank change year-on-year +21 +201 -8
Permanent jobs citing vRealize 177 248 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.051%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.99% 1.40% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 137 200 83
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +21.50% +7.00%
10th Percentile £37,000 £41,250 £45,894
90th Percentile £81,750 £85,875 £86,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +14.13%

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 17,845 17,759 16,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.97% 10.90% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13,583 14,010 13,215
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

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 13 November 2019.

Salary histogram for vRealize in the UK

vRealize
Top 13 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 13 November 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 +24 169 £60,000 -7.69% 20
UK excluding London +64 136 £55,000 - 17
South East +59 51 £60,000 +14.29% 3
South West +4 47 £57,500 -11.54% 1
London +27 33 £70,000 - 6
North of England +21 16 £39,500 -1.25% 8
East of England +39 13 £55,000 -23.61%
Yorkshire -1 9 £39,500 +2.60% 2
North West +45 7 £32,500 -26.97% 6
Midlands +42 4 £39,000 +4.00% 2
Scotland +35 4 - - 3
West Midlands +21 4 £39,000 +4.00% 2
Wales - 1 £70,000 -

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 175 (98.87%) VMware
2 121 (68.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 95 (53.67%) Windows
4 86 (48.59%) Microsoft
5 83 (46.89%) AWS
5 83 (46.89%) vSphere
6 82 (46.33%) Linux
7 80 (45.20%) Azure
8 73 (41.24%) Windows Server
9 68 (38.42%) Active Directory
10 65 (36.72%) VMware ESXi
11 58 (32.77%) Cisco
12 57 (32.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 57 (32.20%) SCCM
13 53 (29.94%) Citrix
14 52 (29.38%) Finance
14 52 (29.38%) VSAN
15 50 (28.25%) PowerShell
16 47 (26.55%) VMware NSX
17 45 (25.42%) Windows Server 2012
18 42 (23.73%) Security Cleared
19 40 (22.60%) Hybrid Cloud
20 37 (20.90%) Windows 10
20 37 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 35 (19.77%) SCOM
21 35 (19.77%) DNS
22 34 (19.21%) XenDesktop
23 33 (18.64%) Data Centre
24 32 (18.08%) Firewall
25 31 (17.51%) DHCP

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 10 (5.65%) Confluence
2 5 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.69%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.13%) IIS
5 2 (1.13%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (10.17%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 83 (46.89%) AWS
2 80 (45.20%) Azure
3 23 (12.99%) Office 365
4 20 (11.30%) IaaS
5 14 (7.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (2.82%) PaaS
7 4 (2.26%) OneDrive
7 4 (2.26%) OpenShift
7 4 (2.26%) SaaS
8 1 (0.56%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 52 (29.38%) VSAN
2 35 (19.77%) DNS
3 32 (18.08%) Firewall
4 31 (17.51%) DHCP
5 23 (12.99%) LAN
6 21 (11.86%) Software-Defined Networking
7 20 (11.30%) WAN
8 19 (10.73%) SAN
9 14 (7.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (7.91%) VLAN
10 13 (7.34%) Fibre Channel
11 12 (6.78%) IMAP
11 12 (6.78%) Internet
11 12 (6.78%) NetScaler
11 12 (6.78%) SMTP
11 12 (6.78%) SNMP
12 6 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (2.82%) TCP/IP
14 4 (2.26%) BIG-IP
14 4 (2.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.13%) DB2
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (5.65%) Git (software)
1 10 (5.65%) JIRA
2 4 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (2.26%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (2.26%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (1.13%) Jenkins
General
1 52 (29.38%) Finance
2 30 (16.95%) Public Sector
3 22 (12.43%) Banking
4 13 (7.34%) Back Office
5 12 (6.78%) Online Betting
6 5 (2.82%) Billing
7 4 (2.26%) Retail
7 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.69%) Military
9 2 (1.13%) Electronics
9 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.13%) Marketing
10 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 62 (35.03%) Architect
2 32 (18.08%) Solutions Architect
3 27 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (13.56%) Consultant
5 21 (11.86%) Infrastructure Architect
6 20 (11.30%) 3rd Line Support
7 19 (10.73%) Infrastructure Support
8 18 (10.17%) Cloud Architect
9 17 (9.60%) Analyst
10 14 (7.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 14 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 14 (7.91%) Data Centre Consultant
10 14 (7.91%) Support Analyst
11 13 (7.34%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 13 (7.34%) Technical Consultant
11 13 (7.34%) VMware Engineer
12 12 (6.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
12 12 (6.78%) Data Consultant
12 12 (6.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (6.78%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.78%) LDAP
2 2 (1.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.56%) Apache Flex
3 1 (0.56%) REST
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.60%) Hybrid Cloud
2 33 (18.64%) Data Centre
3 19 (10.73%) Private Cloud
4 15 (8.47%) Replication
5 13 (7.34%) PKI
6 11 (6.21%) EMC VNX
7 9 (5.08%) Enterprise Storage
8 8 (4.52%) Clustering
9 6 (3.39%) HP StoreVirtual
10 5 (2.82%) CMDB
11 4 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (2.26%) RSA SecurID
12 2 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
13 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (53.67%) Windows
2 82 (46.33%) Linux
3 73 (41.24%) Windows Server
4 45 (25.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 37 (20.90%) Windows 10
6 23 (12.99%) Windows 7
7 22 (12.43%) Unix
8 18 (10.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.95%) CentOS
10 6 (3.39%) VMS
11 4 (2.26%) SUSE
11 4 (2.26%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.13%) Fedora
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (17.51%) Data Protection
3 30 (16.95%) Project Delivery
3 30 (16.95%) TOGAF
4 28 (15.82%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (14.69%) ITIL
5 26 (14.69%) Migration
6 21 (11.86%) Security Monitoring
7 20 (11.30%) Technical Architecture
8 18 (10.17%) Architectural Design
8 18 (10.17%) Enterprise Architecture
8 18 (10.17%) PRINCE2
8 18 (10.17%) Project Management
9 17 (9.60%) ArchiMate
9 17 (9.60%) Service Management
10 16 (9.04%) MODAF
11 15 (8.47%) DevOps
12 14 (7.91%) Configuration Management
12 14 (7.91%) Network Design
12 14 (7.91%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.25%) PowerShell
2 22 (12.43%) Python
3 15 (8.47%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.65%) Bash Shell
5 7 (3.95%) SQL
6 5 (2.82%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.26%) Perl
7 4 (2.26%) Ruby
8 3 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 57 (32.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 42 (23.73%) Security Cleared
3 30 (16.95%) TOGAF Certification
4 20 (11.30%) DV Cleared
5 18 (10.17%) Degree
6 17 (9.60%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (9.04%) VCP6
8 12 (6.78%) AWS Certification
8 12 (6.78%) CCIE
9 11 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (5.08%) MCSE
10 9 (5.08%) SC Cleared
11 6 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (3.39%) HP ASE
11 6 (3.39%) HP MASE
12 5 (2.82%) CCNP
13 4 (2.26%) CCNA
14 3 (1.69%) VCAP
15 2 (1.13%) VCDX
16 1 (0.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
1 3 (1.69%) SLA
2 2 (1.13%) NCSC
2 2 (1.13%) NIST
2 2 (1.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 121 (68.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 83 (46.89%) vSphere
3 68 (38.42%) Active Directory
4 65 (36.72%) VMware ESXi
5 47 (26.55%) VMware NSX
6 34 (19.21%) XenDesktop
7 28 (15.82%) XenApp
8 27 (15.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 18 (10.17%) Docker
10 11 (6.21%) Hyper-V
11 9 (5.08%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 8 (4.52%) VirtualBox
13 7 (3.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 6 (3.39%) vCloud
15 5 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
16 4 (2.26%) BitLocker
16 4 (2.26%) Firmware
16 4 (2.26%) KVM
16 4 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (2.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 57 (32.20%) SCCM
2 35 (19.77%) SCOM
3 26 (14.69%) vCenter Server
4 21 (11.86%) Ansible
5 19 (10.73%) Puppet
6 18 (10.17%) Kubernetes
7 14 (7.91%) Terraform
8 12 (6.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 12 (6.78%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 8 (4.52%) PowerCLI
10 7 (3.95%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (3.39%) WSUS
12 4 (2.26%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (2.26%) SCOrch
13 2 (1.13%) Avamar
13 2 (1.13%) Backup Exec
13 2 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
14 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
14 1 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 175 (98.87%) VMware
2 86 (48.59%) Microsoft
3 58 (32.77%) Cisco
4 53 (29.94%) Citrix
5 27 (15.25%) EMC
6 25 (14.12%) IBM
7 23 (12.99%) HP
8 15 (8.47%) Red Hat
9 14 (7.91%) NetApp
10 10 (5.65%) Hitachi
11 9 (5.08%) Veeam
12 8 (4.52%) Dell
13 6 (3.39%) 3PAR
13 6 (3.39%) Brocade
13 6 (3.39%) Fortinet
13 6 (3.39%) Nimble Storage
13 6 (3.39%) Palo Alto
14 5 (2.82%) F5
15 4 (2.26%) SolarWinds
15 4 (2.26%) Symantec