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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 27 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 2 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.63% 1.23% 6.16%
As % of the System Software category 50.00% 20.00% 65.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Average salary £55,000 £48,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% +39.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
4 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.25% 6.17% 9.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 15
Average salary £70,000 £29,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+141.37% -42.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) HP
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 2 (28.57%) NAS
5 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (14.29%) Local Government
6 1 (14.29%) MCITP
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
6 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (14.29%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Sales Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Release Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Celerra
1 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
1 1 (14.29%) Symmetrix
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
1 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Process Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) MCSD
3 1 (14.29%) PMP
3 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCA
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCEA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) XenServer
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Veritas File System
2 1 (14.29%) SRDF
2 1 (14.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) BladeLogic
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (14.29%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (14.29%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) BMC
5 1 (14.29%) CommVault
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Sun
5 1 (14.29%) Mitel
5 1 (14.29%) hybris