Period
to 17 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 54 35 68
Rank change year-on-year -19 +33 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 44 98 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 3.54% 6.21% 2.84%
As % of the System Software category 21.89% 34.27% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 89 47
10th Percentile £25,700 £32,250 £28,200
25th Percentile £32,000 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.60% -3.75% -
75th Percentile £48,750 £47,500 £43,625
90th Percentile £60,700 £49,200 £52,500
UK median annual salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.16%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 201 286 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.17% 18.11% 12.52%
Number of salaries quoted 174 249 197
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,950
25th Percentile £30,000 £31,934 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.63% +6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £56,098
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Wales.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Wales over the 6 months to 17 May 2021.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Wales

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Wales region over the 6 months to 17 May 2021. 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
South Wales -16 24 £37,500 -4.46% 4
West Wales +4 8 £41,250 +10.00% 1
North Wales 0 8 £42,500 +34.92% 2
Mid Wales -4 3 £36,250 -
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 17 May 2021, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 33 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 30 (68.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 26 (59.09%) Windows Server
6 25 (56.82%) Azure
7 24 (54.55%) Microsoft 365
8 23 (52.27%) Linux
9 15 (34.09%) Cisco
10 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
11 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
11 12 (27.27%) Citrix
11 12 (27.27%) vSphere
12 11 (25.00%) SAN
12 11 (25.00%) Firewall
12 11 (25.00%) DNS
13 9 (20.45%) DHCP
13 9 (20.45%) LAN
13 9 (20.45%) WAN
13 9 (20.45%) Network Security
13 9 (20.45%) Social Skills
14 8 (18.18%) DevOps
14 8 (18.18%) VoIP
14 8 (18.18%) ITIL
14 8 (18.18%) MCSA
14 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
14 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (15.91%) SQL
15 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 5 (11.36%) Skype for Business
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.82%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 25 (56.82%) Azure
2 24 (54.55%) Microsoft 365
3 5 (11.36%) AWS
3 5 (11.36%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (4.55%) IaaS
4 2 (4.55%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.55%) PaaS
5 1 (2.27%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (25.00%) DNS
1 11 (25.00%) Firewall
1 11 (25.00%) SAN
2 9 (20.45%) DHCP
2 9 (20.45%) LAN
2 9 (20.45%) Network Security
2 9 (20.45%) WAN
3 8 (18.18%) VoIP
4 6 (13.64%) Skype
4 6 (13.64%) Wireless
5 5 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (11.36%) VPN
6 4 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
6 4 (9.09%) MPLS
6 4 (9.09%) Unified Communications
7 3 (6.82%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
7 3 (6.82%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.82%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
2 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.55%) GitLab
2 2 (4.55%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 9 (20.45%) Social Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Advertising
3 4 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.55%) Avionics
4 2 (4.55%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 2 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (20.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) IT Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Junior
4 4 (9.09%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Principal Software Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) JSON
1 2 (4.55%) LAMP
1 2 (4.55%) REST
1 2 (4.55%) WAMP
2 1 (2.27%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) AS400
3 3 (6.82%) BYOD
3 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
4 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.55%) Housing Association
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 26 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 23 (52.27%) Linux
4 6 (13.64%) CentOS
4 6 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (11.36%) VMS
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2016
6 4 (9.09%) AIX
6 4 (9.09%) HPUX
6 4 (9.09%) Solaris
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (4.55%) Unix
9 1 (2.27%) SUSE
9 1 (2.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (18.18%) DevOps
2 8 (18.18%) ITIL
3 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 6 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (11.36%) ITSM
5 5 (11.36%) Network Virtualisation
5 5 (11.36%) Scrum
6 4 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (9.09%) Decision-Making
6 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 4 (9.09%) Patch Management
6 4 (9.09%) Security Patching
6 4 (9.09%) Service Management
7 3 (6.82%) Antivirus Management
7 3 (6.82%) Proactive Maintenance
7 3 (6.82%) Proactive Management
7 3 (6.82%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.91%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) Python
3 3 (6.82%) VB
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) MCSA
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) MCSE
3 5 (11.36%) MCITP
3 5 (11.36%) MCP
3 5 (11.36%) MCTS
4 2 (4.55%) CCIE
4 2 (4.55%) CCNP
4 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.27%) RHCE
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) GDPR
1 2 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 33 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 12 (27.27%) vSphere
4 7 (15.91%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.82%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (4.55%) Docker
7 2 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Ansible
2 4 (9.09%) SCCM
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (6.82%) SCOM
3 3 (6.82%) WSUS
4 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.27%) Cacti
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.27%) Nagios
5 1 (2.27%) Puppet
5 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 15 (34.09%) Cisco
4 12 (27.27%) Citrix
5 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.64%) Oracle
7 5 (11.36%) Acme Packet
7 5 (11.36%) Dell
8 4 (9.09%) SonicWALL
8 4 (9.09%) Veeam
9 3 (6.82%) Avaya
9 3 (6.82%) Clearswift
9 3 (6.82%) GENBAND
9 3 (6.82%) HP
9 3 (6.82%) Juniper
9 3 (6.82%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (6.82%) Polycom
9 3 (6.82%) Sonus
9 3 (6.82%) Sophos
9 3 (6.82%) Yealink