Period
to 27 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within VMware, Inc.

VMware
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 120 68 79
Rank change year-on-year -52 +11 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware 797 280 285
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.84% 4.25% 3.73%
As % of the Vendors category 7.54% 11.28% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 670 257 224
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,563 £41,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% -12.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £75,075 £73,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -5.56%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services 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 knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 10,576 2,483 3,127
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 37.62% 37.67% 40.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8,162 2,211 2,748
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

VMware
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

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

VMware trend for jobs with a WFH option

VMware
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.

VMware salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

VMware
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing VMware over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

VMware salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, VMware job roles required the following IT 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.

1 504 (63.24%) Windows
2 488 (61.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 455 (57.09%) Microsoft
4 435 (54.58%) Azure
5 378 (47.43%) Active Directory
6 338 (42.41%) Windows Server
7 306 (38.39%) Microsoft 365
8 232 (29.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 211 (26.47%) Hyper-V
10 200 (25.09%) Cisco
11 197 (24.72%) Linux
12 188 (23.59%) Firewall
13 187 (23.46%) AWS
14 185 (23.21%) Social Skills
15 178 (22.33%) Data Centre
16 149 (18.70%) DNS
17 143 (17.94%) PowerShell
18 139 (17.44%) ITIL
19 126 (15.81%) SAN
19 126 (15.81%) vSphere
20 124 (15.56%) Migration
21 113 (14.18%) DevOps
22 110 (13.80%) Microsoft Certification
23 109 (13.68%) DHCP
24 106 (13.30%) WAN
25 102 (12.80%) Citrix
25 102 (12.80%) VPN
26 100 (12.55%) LAN
27 99 (12.42%) SQL Server
28 94 (11.79%) SharePoint

VMware
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 94 (11.79%) SharePoint
2 58 (7.28%) MS Exchange
3 34 (4.27%) IIS
4 24 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (2.13%) OpenStack
7 16 (2.01%) Apache
8 13 (1.63%) Confluence
8 13 (1.63%) WordPress
9 11 (1.38%) CMS
9 11 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (1.38%) Umbraco
10 9 (1.13%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.00%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.88%) Skype for Business
13 5 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.50%) nginx
14 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (6.27%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.13%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.38%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.38%) Workfront
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.13%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 435 (54.58%) Azure
2 306 (38.39%) Microsoft 365
3 187 (23.46%) AWS
4 72 (9.03%) IaaS
5 66 (8.28%) Azure Active Directory
6 45 (5.65%) PaaS
7 39 (4.89%) SaaS
8 36 (4.52%) GCP
9 32 (4.02%) OneDrive
10 22 (2.76%) Mimecast
11 18 (2.26%) Cohesity
12 16 (2.01%) OpenShift
13 14 (1.76%) Power Platform
14 12 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (1.38%) GitHub
16 10 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
17 8 (1.00%) Amazon ELB
17 8 (1.00%) Serverless
18 7 (0.88%) Power Automate
18 7 (0.88%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 188 (23.59%) Firewall
2 149 (18.70%) DNS
3 126 (15.81%) SAN
4 109 (13.68%) DHCP
5 106 (13.30%) WAN
6 102 (12.80%) VPN
7 100 (12.55%) LAN
8 76 (9.54%) VLAN
9 70 (8.78%) TCP/IP
10 40 (5.02%) VoIP
11 37 (4.64%) NAS
12 29 (3.64%) Network Security
13 27 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
13 27 (3.39%) Wireless
14 24 (3.01%) MPLS
15 22 (2.76%) VSAN
16 21 (2.63%) IPsec
16 21 (2.63%) Remote Desktop
17 19 (2.38%) BGP
18 18 (2.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.88%) MySQL
3 11 (1.38%) Power BI
4 9 (1.13%) Hadoop
5 8 (1.00%) Redis
6 7 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
6 7 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (0.75%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.50%) DB2
9 4 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.38%) DataStage
10 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.25%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 41 (5.14%) Jenkins
2 20 (2.51%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.26%) GitLab
4 13 (1.63%) JIRA
5 12 (1.51%) Terragrunt
6 11 (1.38%) Visual Studio
7 9 (1.13%) Maven
8 7 (0.88%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (0.88%) Selenium
9 6 (0.75%) Artifactory
9 6 (0.75%) Subversion
10 5 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.63%) Rational Quality Manager
10 5 (0.63%) Rational Team Concert
10 5 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.50%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.38%) Gradle
12 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 185 (23.21%) Social Skills
2 90 (11.29%) Finance
3 42 (5.27%) Telecoms
4 32 (4.02%) Public Sector
5 31 (3.89%) Retail
6 22 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.51%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 18 (2.26%) Advertising
8 18 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 17 (2.13%) Presentation Skills
10 12 (1.51%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.38%) Law
12 10 (1.25%) Marketing
13 9 (1.13%) Documentation Skills
13 9 (1.13%) Influencing Skills
14 8 (1.00%) Legal
14 8 (1.00%) Organisational Skills
15 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.75%) Banking
16 6 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 179 (22.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 97 (12.17%) Consultant
3 87 (10.92%) Architect
4 58 (7.28%) Cloud Engineer
5 56 (7.03%) IT Engineer
6 55 (6.90%) Analyst
7 49 (6.15%) Support Engineer
8 43 (5.40%) IT Manager
9 42 (5.27%) Technical Architect
10 36 (4.52%) Infrastructure Architect
10 36 (4.52%) Server Engineer
11 35 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support
12 34 (4.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 33 (4.14%) VMware Engineer
14 30 (3.76%) Azure Engineer
14 30 (3.76%) DevOps Engineer
15 29 (3.64%) Project Manager
15 29 (3.64%) Windows Engineer
16 28 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
17 27 (3.39%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.76%) .NET
2 11 (1.38%) Web Services
3 9 (1.13%) SAML
4 7 (0.88%) .NET Framework
4 7 (0.88%) JMS
5 6 (0.75%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (0.75%) Middleware
6 4 (0.50%) LDAP
6 4 (0.50%) OAuth
6 4 (0.50%) OpenID
6 4 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (0.38%) ARM Templates
7 3 (0.38%) HTML
7 3 (0.38%) Kafka
7 3 (0.38%) XML
8 2 (0.25%) ADO
8 2 (0.25%) boto
8 2 (0.25%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (0.25%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 178 (22.33%) Data Centre
2 69 (8.66%) Public Cloud
3 62 (7.78%) Management Information System
4 42 (5.27%) Replication
5 37 (4.64%) Private Cloud
6 25 (3.14%) Hybrid Cloud
7 24 (3.01%) Clustering
8 23 (2.89%) Legacy Systems
9 21 (2.63%) Driving Licence
9 21 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
10 18 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.88%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.88%) User Experience
11 15 (1.88%) Virtual Team
12 13 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
13 11 (1.38%) HP Storage
14 10 (1.25%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.88%) BYOD
16 6 (0.75%) EFT
16 6 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 504 (63.24%) Windows
2 338 (42.41%) Windows Server
3 197 (24.72%) Linux
4 94 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 77 (9.66%) Windows 10
6 71 (8.91%) Windows Server 2019
7 60 (7.53%) Unix
8 56 (7.03%) Windows Server 2016
9 39 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (3.39%) CentOS
10 27 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 22 (2.76%) Apple iOS
12 17 (2.13%) Android
13 9 (1.13%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.13%) Windows 7
14 7 (0.88%) VyOS
15 6 (0.75%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.63%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.63%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (29.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 139 (17.44%) ITIL
3 124 (15.56%) Migration
4 113 (14.18%) DevOps
5 79 (9.91%) Presales
6 72 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
7 68 (8.53%) Project Management
8 64 (8.03%) Project Delivery
9 53 (6.65%) Agile Software Development
9 53 (6.65%) Disaster Recovery
10 45 (5.65%) Configuration Management
11 43 (5.40%) PRINCE2
12 42 (5.27%) IT Strategy
13 41 (5.14%) Infrastructure as Code
13 41 (5.14%) Server Management
14 36 (4.52%) Service Management
15 33 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (4.14%) Storage Management
16 30 (3.76%) Problem Management
17 28 (3.51%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 143 (17.94%) PowerShell
2 76 (9.54%) SQL
3 58 (7.28%) Python
4 32 (4.02%) Bash Shell
5 13 (1.63%) C#
5 13 (1.63%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.63%) Ruby
6 12 (1.51%) Java
7 11 (1.38%) C++
8 10 (1.25%) PHP
8 10 (1.25%) VBScript
9 9 (1.13%) VB
10 8 (1.00%) Ada
10 8 (1.00%) C
11 6 (0.75%) Perl
12 3 (0.38%) COBOL
13 2 (0.25%) Go
13 2 (0.25%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.25%) R
14 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 110 (13.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (9.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 76 (9.54%) Degree
4 74 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (8.41%) MCSE
6 62 (7.78%) CCNA
7 56 (7.03%) Security Cleared
8 50 (6.27%) MCSA
9 45 (5.65%) SC Cleared
10 32 (4.02%) MCP
11 25 (3.14%) DV Cleared
12 24 (3.01%) CCNP
13 15 (1.88%) TOGAF Certification
14 14 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 13 (1.63%) DBS Check
16 12 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.51%) VCP6
17 10 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
17 10 (1.25%) MCITP
18 9 (1.13%) NCSIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.65%) SLA
2 16 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.88%) GDPR
4 6 (0.75%) HL7
4 6 (0.75%) NIST
5 4 (0.50%) HIPAA
5 4 (0.50%) JSP 440
5 4 (0.50%) RMADS
6 3 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.25%) QA
8 1 (0.13%) COBIT
8 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.13%) NCSC
8 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 488 (61.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 378 (47.43%) Active Directory
3 211 (26.47%) Hyper-V
4 126 (15.81%) vSphere
5 48 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (4.39%) Docker
7 30 (3.76%) XenApp
8 28 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
9 24 (3.01%) Virtual Desktop
10 19 (2.38%) VMware NSX
11 16 (2.01%) XenDesktop
12 15 (1.88%) KVM
12 15 (1.88%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (0.75%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.63%) vCloud
14 5 (0.63%) Xen
15 4 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.50%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
16 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 87 (10.92%) Microsoft Intune
2 85 (10.66%) SCCM
3 73 (9.16%) Ansible
4 55 (6.90%) Puppet
5 48 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (5.77%) Terraform
7 34 (4.27%) Kubernetes
8 32 (4.02%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 29 (3.64%) WSUS
10 28 (3.51%) vCenter Server
11 17 (2.13%) SCOM
12 15 (1.88%) Nagios
13 12 (1.51%) Single Sign-On
14 11 (1.38%) Grafana
14 11 (1.38%) vRealize
15 8 (1.00%) Kibana
15 8 (1.00%) Prometheus
16 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 7 (0.88%) Salt
16 7 (0.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 455 (57.09%) Microsoft
2 200 (25.09%) Cisco
3 102 (12.80%) Citrix
4 93 (11.67%) Veeam
5 70 (8.78%) Dell
6 69 (8.66%) NetApp
7 67 (8.41%) HP
8 51 (6.40%) EMC
9 35 (4.39%) Red Hat
10 34 (4.27%) Meraki
11 33 (4.14%) Zerto
12 31 (3.89%) F5
13 30 (3.76%) Google
14 29 (3.64%) IBM
15 28 (3.51%) Nimble Storage
15 28 (3.51%) Sophos
16 25 (3.14%) Juniper
17 21 (2.63%) Palo Alto
18 20 (2.51%) CommVault
18 20 (2.51%) SolarWinds