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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 28 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 219 150 117
Rank change year-on-year -69 -33 +24
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1,281 751 241
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.75% 2.32% 2.64%
As % of the System Software category 9.07% 11.98% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 937 653 195
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £38,500 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £59,000
Median % change year-on-year - -15.25% -1.67%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 14,130 6,271 1,725
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.28% 19.40% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,768 5,329 1,478
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,500 £42,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £92,500
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.91% +4.76% +5.00%

VMware Infrastructure
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

VMware Infrastructure trend for jobs with a WFH option

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing VMware Infrastructure.

VMware Infrastructure salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 28 May 2022.

VMware Infrastructure salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 May 2022, VMware Infrastructure job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 1,281 (100.00%) VMware
2 754 (58.86%) Windows
3 692 (54.02%) Microsoft
4 605 (47.23%) Azure
5 555 (43.33%) Active Directory
6 470 (36.69%) Windows Server
7 404 (31.54%) Microsoft 365
8 391 (30.52%) Linux
9 366 (28.57%) Hyper-V
10 343 (26.78%) AWS
11 333 (26.00%) Firewall
12 322 (25.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 311 (24.28%) Citrix
14 308 (24.04%) Data Centre
15 299 (23.34%) Cisco
16 298 (23.26%) Social Skills
17 277 (21.62%) DNS
18 251 (19.59%) ITIL
19 230 (17.95%) Finance
20 222 (17.33%) PowerShell
21 218 (17.02%) Python
21 218 (17.02%) DHCP
22 199 (15.53%) SAN
23 195 (15.22%) vSphere
24 190 (14.83%) Agile
25 185 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
26 181 (14.13%) Ansible
27 174 (13.58%) Security Cleared
28 166 (12.96%) DevOps
29 161 (12.57%) TCP/IP

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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
1 122 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 97 (7.57%) SharePoint
3 88 (6.87%) Apache
4 70 (5.46%) IIS
5 36 (2.81%) nginx
6 35 (2.73%) OpenStack
7 31 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 27 (2.11%) Confluence
9 25 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (1.72%) Apache Spark
11 18 (1.41%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (0.78%) Jetty
14 9 (0.70%) Ethereum
14 9 (0.70%) OpenZeppelin
15 8 (0.62%) Skype for Business
16 7 (0.55%) WordPress
17 4 (0.31%) JBoss
17 4 (0.31%) Tornado
18 3 (0.23%) Traefik
Applications
1 133 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (1.48%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.078%) Blender
5 1 (0.078%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.078%) Stata
Business Applications
1 5 (0.39%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.23%) Workfront
4 1 (0.078%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.078%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.078%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 605 (47.23%) Azure
2 404 (31.54%) Microsoft 365
3 343 (26.78%) AWS
4 122 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 74 (5.78%) IaaS
6 73 (5.70%) GCP
7 59 (4.61%) SaaS
8 55 (4.29%) PaaS
9 32 (2.50%) OpenShift
10 20 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 20 (1.56%) Google Workspace
11 18 (1.41%) AWS CodePipeline
12 17 (1.33%) Datadog
13 16 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (1.09%) Amazon S3
15 13 (1.01%) Azure Sentinel
15 13 (1.01%) OneDrive
16 12 (0.94%) Mimecast
16 12 (0.94%) Power Platform
17 10 (0.78%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 333 (26.00%) Firewall
2 277 (21.62%) DNS
3 218 (17.02%) DHCP
4 199 (15.53%) SAN
5 161 (12.57%) TCP/IP
6 154 (12.02%) WAN
7 146 (11.40%) VPN
8 139 (10.85%) LAN
9 95 (7.42%) VLAN
10 63 (4.92%) Fibre Channel
11 62 (4.84%) MPLS
12 59 (4.61%) NAS
13 56 (4.37%) Wi-Fi
14 50 (3.90%) Remote Desktop
14 50 (3.90%) VoIP
15 49 (3.83%) Network Security
16 41 (3.20%) BGP
16 41 (3.20%) OSPF
17 35 (2.73%) Cisco Nexus
18 34 (2.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 75 (5.85%) MySQL
3 58 (4.53%) PostgreSQL
4 29 (2.26%) InfluxDB
5 27 (2.11%) Amazon RDS
6 24 (1.87%) Big Data
7 23 (1.80%) Hadoop
7 23 (1.80%) MongoDB
8 20 (1.56%) MariaDB
9 12 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.78%) Relational Database
11 8 (0.62%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.55%) Power BI
13 5 (0.39%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.31%) Flink
14 4 (0.31%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (0.16%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 87 (6.79%) Git (software)
2 54 (4.22%) Jenkins
3 50 (3.90%) JIRA
4 33 (2.58%) GitLab
5 24 (1.87%) Selenium
6 20 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 7 (0.55%) ERwin
7 7 (0.55%) Maven
8 4 (0.31%) MSI
8 4 (0.31%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.23%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.16%) Ant
10 2 (0.16%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.16%) Gradle
10 2 (0.16%) Spinnaker
10 2 (0.16%) Subversion
11 1 (0.078%) Fiddler
11 1 (0.078%) JUnit
11 1 (0.078%) Visual Studio
General
1 298 (23.26%) Social Skills
2 230 (17.95%) Finance
3 133 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
4 115 (8.98%) Public Sector
5 106 (8.27%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 83 (6.48%) Telecoms
7 63 (4.92%) Law
8 47 (3.67%) Retail
9 43 (3.36%) Legal
10 33 (2.58%) Presentation Skills
11 29 (2.26%) Advertising
12 28 (2.19%) Financial Institution
13 25 (1.95%) Local Government
14 24 (1.87%) Documentation Skills
15 20 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
16 19 (1.48%) Influencing Skills
17 16 (1.25%) Police
18 11 (0.86%) Manufacturing
19 10 (0.78%) Banking
19 10 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 266 (20.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 175 (13.66%) Architect
3 88 (6.87%) Solutions Architect
4 82 (6.40%) Support Engineer
5 81 (6.32%) VMware Engineer
6 79 (6.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 78 (6.09%) Cloud Engineer
8 71 (5.54%) Systems Engineer
9 67 (5.23%) Analyst
10 65 (5.07%) Network Engineer
11 63 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
12 62 (4.84%) Administrator
12 62 (4.84%) Digital Architect
12 62 (4.84%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 59 (4.61%) IT Engineer
14 56 (4.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 56 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
15 48 (3.75%) Consultant
16 41 (3.20%) Infrastructure Manager
16 41 (3.20%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (5.70%) Elastic Stack
2 45 (3.51%) .NET
3 28 (2.19%) LAMP
4 27 (2.11%) LEMP Stack
5 26 (2.03%) REST
6 25 (1.95%) LAPP Stack
7 17 (1.33%) Kafka
7 17 (1.33%) LDAP
8 16 (1.25%) JSON
8 16 (1.25%) Spine.js
9 14 (1.09%) Web Services
10 13 (1.01%) Flash
11 12 (0.94%) JMS
12 11 (0.86%) RabbitMQ
13 10 (0.78%) XML
14 9 (0.70%) ARM Templates
14 9 (0.70%) HTML
15 8 (0.62%) CSS
16 7 (0.55%) React
16 7 (0.55%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 308 (24.04%) Data Centre
2 101 (7.88%) Public Cloud
3 87 (6.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 85 (6.64%) Cyberattack
5 83 (6.48%) Replication
6 60 (4.68%) Management Information System
7 59 (4.61%) Cyber Defence
8 51 (3.98%) Linux Command Line
9 46 (3.59%) Private Cloud
10 35 (2.73%) Smartphone
11 33 (2.58%) Blockchain
12 32 (2.50%) Cybercrime
13 30 (2.34%) Clustering
14 29 (2.26%) Cardano
15 27 (2.11%) Social Media
16 22 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
17 20 (1.56%) NHS
18 19 (1.48%) PKI
19 18 (1.41%) EMC VNX
19 18 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 754 (58.86%) Windows
2 470 (36.69%) Windows Server
3 391 (30.52%) Linux
4 147 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 111 (8.67%) Windows 10
6 92 (7.18%) Windows Server 2016
7 81 (6.32%) CentOS
8 75 (5.85%) Unix
9 65 (5.07%) Windows Server 2019
10 55 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 53 (4.14%) Ubuntu
11 53 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 47 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (2.26%) Android
14 26 (2.03%) Mac OS
15 18 (1.41%) VMS
16 15 (1.17%) Debian
17 12 (0.94%) Apple iOS
18 10 (0.78%) Windows 7
19 9 (0.70%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (25.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 251 (19.59%) ITIL
3 190 (14.83%) Agile
4 185 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
5 166 (12.96%) DevOps
6 145 (11.32%) Project Delivery
7 133 (10.38%) Cybersecurity
8 113 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 113 (8.82%) Migration
9 112 (8.74%) Change Management
10 107 (8.35%) Computer Science
11 100 (7.81%) Project Management
12 93 (7.26%) Service Delivery
13 90 (7.03%) IT Strategy
14 89 (6.95%) CI/CD
15 86 (6.71%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
15 86 (6.71%) Threat Intelligence
16 79 (6.17%) Patch Management
17 77 (6.01%) Configuration Management
18 76 (5.93%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 222 (17.33%) PowerShell
2 218 (17.02%) Python
3 143 (11.16%) SQL
4 122 (9.52%) Bash
5 79 (6.17%) Java
6 60 (4.68%) C#
7 28 (2.19%) Go
8 23 (1.80%) Perl
9 22 (1.72%) PHP
10 21 (1.64%) JavaScript
10 21 (1.64%) T-SQL
11 17 (1.33%) C
11 17 (1.33%) Scala
12 14 (1.09%) TypeScript
12 14 (1.09%) VB.NET
13 12 (0.94%) C++
13 12 (0.94%) VBScript
14 10 (0.78%) F#
14 10 (0.78%) Kotlin
15 9 (0.70%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 174 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 146 (11.40%) Degree
3 127 (9.91%) SC Cleared
4 118 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 108 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
6 88 (6.87%) MCSE
7 85 (6.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 67 (5.23%) CCNA
9 60 (4.68%) CCNP
10 52 (4.06%) MCSA
11 38 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
12 32 (2.50%) MCP
13 31 (2.42%) ISEB
13 31 (2.42%) ISTQB
14 26 (2.03%) CISSP
14 26 (2.03%) DV Cleared
15 25 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (1.56%) DBS Check
16 20 (1.56%) MCITP
16 20 (1.56%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (5.39%) QA
2 65 (5.07%) SLA
3 46 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.80%) Cyber Essentials
4 23 (1.80%) GDPR
5 14 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 11 (0.86%) PMO
7 10 (0.78%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.78%) PCI DSS
8 7 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.39%) NCSC
10 3 (0.23%) GxP
11 2 (0.16%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.16%) NIST
12 1 (0.078%) Accessibility
System Software
1 555 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 366 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 195 (15.22%) vSphere
4 153 (11.94%) Docker
5 132 (10.30%) Virtual Desktop
6 114 (8.90%) VMware ESXi
7 70 (5.46%) XenApp
8 57 (4.45%) VMware NSX
9 52 (4.06%) KVM
10 47 (3.67%) XenDesktop
11 44 (3.43%) Virtual Machines
12 41 (3.20%) Xen
13 38 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
14 23 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
15 19 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 16 (1.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 14 (1.09%) BitLocker
18 12 (0.94%) GlusterFS
19 11 (0.86%) VirtualBox
20 9 (0.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 181 (14.13%) Ansible
2 141 (11.01%) Kubernetes
3 124 (9.68%) SCCM
4 102 (7.96%) Terraform
5 93 (7.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 85 (6.64%) Puppet
7 80 (6.25%) WSUS
8 64 (5.00%) vCenter Server
9 57 (4.45%) Grafana
10 52 (4.06%) Nagios
11 51 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
12 30 (2.34%) SCOM
13 25 (1.95%) ZABBIX
14 22 (1.72%) NetBackup
15 20 (1.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 19 (1.48%) logstash
17 14 (1.09%) FortiGate
17 14 (1.09%) vRealize
17 14 (1.09%) VxRail
18 13 (1.01%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 1,281 (100.00%) VMware
2 692 (54.02%) Microsoft
3 311 (24.28%) Citrix
4 299 (23.34%) Cisco
5 119 (9.29%) Red Hat
6 104 (8.12%) HP
7 103 (8.04%) Veeam
8 83 (6.48%) Dell
9 80 (6.25%) Apple
10 68 (5.31%) Adobe
11 63 (4.92%) EMC
12 60 (4.68%) F5
13 57 (4.45%) NetApp
14 54 (4.22%) Google
15 53 (4.14%) Oracle
16 48 (3.75%) Juniper
17 46 (3.59%) Palo Alto
18 42 (3.28%) Nimble Storage
19 40 (3.12%) Meraki
20 39 (3.04%) ServiceNow