The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 40 32 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +27
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 82 112 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.52% 6.44% 2.89%
As % of the System Software category 43.16% 43.08% 30.66%
Number of salaries quoted 79 81 37
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
System Software Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
190 260 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.47% 14.95% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 179 211 115
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +29.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £28,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware Infrastructure
West Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Birmingham region.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in Birmingham

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Histogram in Birmingham

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 181 (100.00%) VMware
2 93 (51.38%) Windows
3 86 (47.51%) Citrix
4 79 (43.65%) Microsoft
5 68 (37.57%) Active Directory
6 67 (37.02%) SAN
7 54 (29.83%) MS Exchange
8 52 (28.73%) MS Excel
9 51 (28.18%) Hyper-V
10 50 (27.62%) Cisco
11 49 (27.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 45 (24.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 41 (22.65%) EMC
13 41 (22.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 41 (22.65%) XenApp
14 38 (20.99%) vSphere
15 37 (20.44%) NetApp
15 37 (20.44%) Windows Server 2003
16 36 (19.89%) Exchange Server 2010
17 35 (19.34%) XenDesktop
17 35 (19.34%) WAN
18 34 (18.78%) HP
19 33 (18.23%) Linux
19 33 (18.23%) UNIX
19 33 (18.23%) Symantec
20 32 (17.68%) MCITP
21 31 (17.13%) Windows 7
22 30 (16.57%) Red Hat
23 29 (16.02%) Firewall
23 29 (16.02%) ITIL

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 54 (29.83%) MS Exchange
2 36 (19.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (15.47%) Exchange Server 2003
4 24 (13.26%) SharePoint
5 22 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (7.73%) Lync
8 13 (7.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 13 (7.18%) IIS
9 10 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2000
10 6 (3.31%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (3.31%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.10%) Apache
11 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.55%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.55%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 52 (28.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.97%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.73%) Office 365
2 2 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.55%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 67 (37.02%) SAN
2 35 (19.34%) WAN
3 29 (16.02%) Firewall
4 27 (14.92%) LAN
5 24 (13.26%) VPN
6 20 (11.05%) TCP/IP
7 17 (9.39%) NetScaler
8 12 (6.63%) Internet
8 12 (6.63%) NAS
9 11 (6.08%) Unified Communications
10 7 (3.87%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (3.87%) ADSL
10 7 (3.87%) Ethernet
11 6 (3.31%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (3.31%) MPLS
12 5 (2.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (2.76%) Wireless
12 5 (2.76%) IPsec
12 5 (2.76%) DNS
13 4 (2.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.18%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.10%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.10%) SAP HANA
4 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.55%) FogBugz
General
1 28 (15.47%) Finance
2 19 (10.50%) Banking
3 13 (7.18%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.21%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.21%) Marketing
5 3 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 78 (43.09%) Consultant
2 22 (12.15%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 22 (12.15%) Architect
3 19 (10.50%) Analyst
4 17 (9.39%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 17 (9.39%) Technical Architect
5 13 (7.18%) VMware Consultant
6 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Consultant
6 10 (5.52%) Support Engineer
6 10 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (4.97%) Data Centre Consultant
7 9 (4.97%) Support Analyst
7 9 (4.97%) Administrator
7 9 (4.97%) Storage Consultant
7 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.97%) Data Consultant
8 8 (4.42%) Senior Consultant
8 8 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
8 8 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.42%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.31%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.10%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.10%) Flash
2 2 (1.10%) .NET
3 1 (0.55%) MSMQ
3 1 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (12.71%) Symmetrix DMX
2 14 (7.73%) Enterprise Storage
3 13 (7.18%) FlexPod
3 13 (7.18%) Blackberry
3 13 (7.18%) Wiki
3 13 (7.18%) Clustering
4 6 (3.31%) Replication
5 5 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.66%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.66%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.10%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.10%) Celerra
7 2 (1.10%) HACMP
8 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.55%) PMI
8 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 93 (51.38%) Windows
2 41 (22.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (20.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (18.23%) Linux
4 33 (18.23%) UNIX
5 31 (17.13%) Windows 7
6 27 (14.92%) SUSE
6 27 (14.92%) Solaris
6 27 (14.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (10.50%) AIX
8 16 (8.84%) Windows XP
9 12 (6.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (6.08%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.76%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (1.66%) FreeBSD
12 3 (1.66%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.66%) Debian
13 1 (0.55%) HPUX
13 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (16.02%) ITIL
2 23 (12.71%) RDF
3 22 (12.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (9.94%) Business Development
5 17 (9.39%) Project Management
6 13 (7.18%) Technical Architecture
7 11 (6.08%) Migration
7 11 (6.08%) Load Balancing
8 10 (5.52%) Workflow
9 8 (4.42%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (2.76%) Change Control
10 5 (2.76%) Capacity Management
10 5 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.76%) Integration Testing
10 5 (2.76%) Asset Management
11 4 (2.21%) Change Management
12 3 (1.66%) Network Management
12 3 (1.66%) Service Management
12 3 (1.66%) BCP
12 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 27 (14.92%) SQL
2 23 (12.71%) Perl
3 15 (8.29%) Shell Script
4 13 (7.18%) Korn
5 6 (3.31%) Python
5 6 (3.31%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.76%) VBScript
7 4 (2.21%) VB
8 2 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.55%) C
9 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (27.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 45 (24.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (17.68%) MCITP
4 25 (13.81%) Citrix Certification
5 23 (12.71%) CCEE
6 22 (12.15%) CCIA
6 22 (12.15%) MCSE
7 19 (10.50%) MCP
8 18 (9.94%) Security Cleared
8 18 (9.94%) VCAP
9 16 (8.84%) SC Cleared
9 16 (8.84%) Degree
10 14 (7.73%) NCDA
11 13 (7.18%) NCIE
11 13 (7.18%) CCEA
12 10 (5.52%) MCTS
12 10 (5.52%) VTSP
13 9 (4.97%) VCDX
13 9 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (4.97%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) QA
System Software
1 68 (37.57%) Active Directory
2 51 (28.18%) Hyper-V
3 41 (22.65%) XenApp
4 38 (20.99%) vSphere
5 35 (19.34%) XenDesktop
6 25 (13.81%) XenServer
6 25 (13.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 23 (12.71%) VMware ESX
7 23 (12.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 23 (12.71%) Veritas File System
8 15 (8.29%) Terminal Services
9 8 (4.42%) VMware Server
10 7 (3.87%) vCloud
10 7 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (3.87%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (3.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (1.66%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (1.66%) Xen
12 3 (1.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.10%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 17 (9.39%) SCCM
1 17 (9.39%) NetBackup
2 13 (7.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 11 (6.08%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.87%) SCDPM
4 7 (3.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.76%) ARCserve
6 4 (2.21%) SCOM
7 3 (1.66%) XenMobile
7 3 (1.66%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.10%) WSUS
9 1 (0.55%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.55%) SCSM
9 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 181 (100.00%) VMware
2 86 (47.51%) Citrix
3 79 (43.65%) Microsoft
4 50 (27.62%) Cisco
5 41 (22.65%) EMC
6 37 (20.44%) NetApp
7 34 (18.78%) HP
8 33 (18.23%) Symantec
9 30 (16.57%) Red Hat
10 26 (14.36%) Veritas
11 25 (13.81%) Sun
12 17 (9.39%) Oracle
13 15 (8.29%) Dell
13 15 (8.29%) IBM
14 11 (6.08%) Veeam
15 7 (3.87%) Intel
16 5 (2.76%) CheckPoint
16 5 (2.76%) Juniper
17 4 (2.21%) Blue Coat
18 3 (1.66%) Kaspersky
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JTL
Salary: £25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Car / Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago