Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > Wales
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 40 67 56
Rank change year-on-year +27 -11 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 87 52 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 5.90% 3.05% 4.13%
As % of the System Software category 32.83% 23.32% 26.69%
Number of salaries quoted 84 54 45
Median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% - +10.75%
10th Percentile £30,550 £26,825 £29,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £52,500 £51,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 265 223 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 17.98% 13.07% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 222 209 223
Median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,800 £25,400 £19,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 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
South Wales +15 64 £42,500 +6.25% 5
West Wales +7 12 £37,500 +41.51% 10
North Wales +12 8 £31,500 -30.00%
Mid Wales - 2 - - 1
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 87 (100.00%) VMware
2 63 (72.41%) Windows
3 56 (64.37%) Linux
4 51 (58.62%) Windows Server
5 50 (57.47%) Microsoft
6 39 (44.83%) Active Directory
7 30 (34.48%) ITIL
8 29 (33.33%) WAN
8 29 (33.33%) Advertising
9 27 (31.03%) PowerShell
10 25 (28.74%) Problem-Solving
11 24 (27.59%) Azure
12 23 (26.44%) Office 365
12 23 (26.44%) LAN
13 22 (25.29%) VPN
14 20 (22.99%) Firewall
14 20 (22.99%) SCCM
15 19 (21.84%) AWS
16 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
17 17 (19.54%) SLA
17 17 (19.54%) Shell Script
18 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (18.39%) Cisco
18 16 (18.39%) IBM
18 16 (18.39%) Hyper-V
18 16 (18.39%) Degree
19 15 (17.24%) High Availability
19 15 (17.24%) VoIP
19 15 (17.24%) Red Hat
19 15 (17.24%) Project Management

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 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 14 (16.09%) WebSphere
3 11 (12.64%) SharePoint
4 8 (9.20%) IBM HTTP Server
5 7 (8.05%) IIS
6 6 (6.90%) JBoss
6 6 (6.90%) OpenStack
6 6 (6.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.15%) Apache
8 1 (1.15%) Site Server
Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (9.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (27.59%) Azure
2 23 (26.44%) Office 365
3 19 (21.84%) AWS
4 7 (8.05%) PaaS
5 4 (4.60%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.60%) IaaS
5 4 (4.60%) SaaS
6 3 (3.45%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.15%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 29 (33.33%) WAN
2 23 (26.44%) LAN
3 22 (25.29%) VPN
4 20 (22.99%) Firewall
5 15 (17.24%) VoIP
6 14 (16.09%) TCP/IP
7 9 (10.34%) DHCP
8 8 (9.20%) HTTP
8 8 (9.20%) SAN
9 6 (6.90%) DNS
9 6 (6.90%) Internet
10 5 (5.75%) BGP
10 5 (5.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (5.75%) OSPF
11 4 (4.60%) WLAN
12 2 (2.30%) Skype
12 2 (2.30%) VLAN
12 2 (2.30%) Wireless
13 1 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
13 1 (1.15%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.20%) DB2
2 8 (9.20%) Hadoop
2 8 (9.20%) MySQL
2 8 (9.20%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.60%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Selenium
General
1 29 (33.33%) Advertising
2 14 (16.09%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Public Sector
3 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (28.74%) Consultant
2 22 (25.29%) Technical Consultant
3 21 (24.14%) Administrator
4 16 (18.39%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (12.64%) Analyst
5 11 (12.64%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 11 (12.64%) Windows Administrator
6 10 (11.49%) Technical Support
6 10 (11.49%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 9 (10.34%) Support Consultant
7 9 (10.34%) Technical Support Consultant
8 8 (9.20%) IBM Technical Consultant
8 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (9.20%) Support Engineer
9 7 (8.05%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (8.05%) Middleware Consultant
9 7 (8.05%) Senior Windows Administrator
9 7 (8.05%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
9 7 (8.05%) Wintel Consultant
10 6 (6.90%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) Middleware
2 1 (1.15%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.09%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.94%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.20%) iSeries
4 6 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.90%) PKI
4 6 (6.90%) Replication
5 5 (5.75%) Clustering
5 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.30%) User Experience
7 1 (1.15%) HACMP
7 1 (1.15%) Home Automation
7 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (72.41%) Windows
2 56 (64.37%) Linux
3 51 (58.62%) Windows Server
4 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.20%) OS/400
6 8 (9.20%) VyOS
6 8 (9.20%) Windows 10
7 6 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (2.30%) Unix
8 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (1.15%) AIX
9 1 (1.15%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) ITIL
2 25 (28.74%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (17.24%) High Availability
3 15 (17.24%) Project Management
4 13 (14.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (13.79%) Network Design
6 10 (11.49%) Coaching
7 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 9 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 8 (9.20%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (8.05%) Information Security
10 6 (6.90%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.90%) OWASP
10 6 (6.90%) Security Operations
10 6 (6.90%) Tech Ops
10 6 (6.90%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure as Code
11 5 (5.75%) Technical Leadership
12 4 (4.60%) Business Continuity
12 4 (4.60%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.03%) PowerShell
2 17 (19.54%) Shell Script
3 8 (9.20%) Bash Shell
3 8 (9.20%) SQL
4 7 (8.05%) Perl
4 7 (8.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (18.39%) Degree
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.34%) CCNA
2 9 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.20%) IBM Certification
3 8 (9.20%) MCSA
3 8 (9.20%) MCSE
4 4 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.30%) MCITP
7 1 (1.15%) CEH
7 1 (1.15%) CISM
7 1 (1.15%) CISSP
7 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) MCP
7 1 (1.15%) RHCE
7 1 (1.15%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.15%) SANS
7 1 (1.15%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (19.54%) SLA
2 12 (13.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.60%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 39 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.30%) vSphere
3 2 (2.30%) XenApp
3 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.15%) PowerHA
4 1 (1.15%) Snort
4 1 (1.15%) Squid
4 1 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (22.99%) SCCM
2 11 (12.64%) Ansible
3 8 (9.20%) SCOM
4 6 (6.90%) Kubernetes
5 4 (4.60%) Nessus
6 2 (2.30%) Nagios
7 1 (1.15%) Terraform
7 1 (1.15%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 87 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (57.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.39%) Cisco
3 16 (18.39%) IBM
4 15 (17.24%) Red Hat
5 12 (13.79%) Extreme Networks
5 12 (13.79%) Veeam
6 10 (11.49%) Citrix
7 9 (10.34%) CheckPoint
7 9 (10.34%) F5
8 8 (9.20%) Brocade
8 8 (9.20%) Fortinet
8 8 (9.20%) Juniper
8 8 (9.20%) SolarWinds
8 8 (9.20%) Vyatta
9 6 (6.90%) Rapid7
10 5 (5.75%) Avaya
10 5 (5.75%) CA
11 4 (4.60%) Aerohive Networks
11 4 (4.60%) HP