The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 35 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 3 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.76% 1.06% 8.06%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 11.11% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 7
Average salary £48,250 - £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £38,850 - £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,650 - £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
VMware Infrastructure
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

System Software Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 18 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.53% 9.52% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 17
Average salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in the Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Histogram in the Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) MCSE
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) SAN
5 4 (50.00%) NetApp
5 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (50.00%) UNIX
5 4 (50.00%) Linux
5 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) XenApp
6 3 (37.50%) XenServer
6 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) Network Design
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
7 2 (25.00%) Solaris
7 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (12.50%) MCITP
8 1 (12.50%) VLAN
8 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
8 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (12.50%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Support Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Release Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (12.50%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Sales Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (37.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSD
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCA
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCEA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) XenServer
2 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
2 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
5 4 (50.00%) NetApp
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle
7 1 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) Avaya
7 1 (12.50%) Juniper
7 1 (12.50%) BMC
7 1 (12.50%) Mitel
7 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
7 1 (12.50%) hybris