The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT jobs advertised for the West 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 64 79 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 213 156 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.04% 3.04% 4.03%
As % of the System Software category 46.20% 32.16% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 171 145 168
Average salary £36,413 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.89% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £50,000
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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
461 485 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.74% 9.45% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 380 431 520
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -10 87 £38,500 -18.94% 20
Solihull +21 29 £34,000 +7.93% 2
Staffordshire +28 26 £34,000 -20.00% 7
Shropshire -2 16 £36,326 +0.20% 2
Coventry -24 14 £36,250 -23.68% 1
Herefordshire +14 13 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Dudley +7 12 £26,000 -25.71%
Warwickshire -21 8 £28,160 -10.60%
Wolverhampton +18 6 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Walsall +3 2 £30,250 +51.25% 2
Worcestershire -1 2 £37,000 +5.71% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

1 424 (100.00%) VMware
2 312 (73.58%) Windows
3 218 (51.42%) Microsoft
4 216 (50.94%) Active Directory
5 209 (49.29%) Citrix
6 146 (34.43%) Hyper-V
7 129 (30.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 125 (29.48%) MS Exchange
9 108 (25.47%) NetApp
10 106 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 104 (24.53%) Cisco
12 96 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
13 89 (20.99%) XenApp
13 89 (20.99%) MS Excel
14 79 (18.63%) Linux
15 75 (17.69%) Firewall
16 73 (17.22%) SAN
17 70 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2010
18 65 (15.33%) XenDesktop
19 64 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
20 62 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
20 62 (14.62%) Security Cleared
21 61 (14.39%) SQL
22 60 (14.15%) ITIL
22 60 (14.15%) vSphere
23 58 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2013
24 55 (12.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 55 (12.97%) DNS
25 53 (12.50%) Windows 7
26 51 (12.03%) MCSE

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the West 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
1 125 (29.48%) MS Exchange
2 70 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 34 (8.02%) SharePoint
6 29 (6.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 20 (4.72%) IIS
8 17 (4.01%) Lync
9 11 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2000
10 9 (2.12%) Apache
11 8 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (1.42%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.42%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (1.42%) NServiceBus
13 5 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.94%) GlassFish
15 3 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.71%) CMS
16 1 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.24%) Joomla!
Applications
1 89 (20.99%) MS Excel
2 33 (7.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.02%) Office 365
2 14 (3.30%) SaaS
3 6 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.42%) Trello
4 5 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.71%) IaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.24%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 75 (17.69%) Firewall
2 73 (17.22%) SAN
3 55 (12.97%) DNS
4 45 (10.61%) LAN
4 45 (10.61%) DHCP
5 43 (10.14%) WAN
6 40 (9.43%) TCP/IP
7 29 (6.84%) VLAN
8 19 (4.48%) VPN
9 17 (4.01%) NetScaler
10 15 (3.54%) VoIP
11 13 (3.07%) Wireless
12 12 (2.83%) NAS
13 11 (2.59%) IPsec
14 9 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (1.65%) MPLS
15 7 (1.65%) HTTP
16 5 (1.18%) Unified Communications
16 5 (1.18%) IPv4
16 5 (1.18%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (1.89%) RavenDB
6 5 (1.18%) MySQL
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (1.42%) TeamCity
2 4 (0.94%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.71%) Maven
4 2 (0.47%) NUnit
General
1 24 (5.66%) Finance
2 7 (1.65%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.18%) Retail
5 4 (0.94%) Advertising
6 2 (0.47%) Electronics
6 2 (0.47%) Legal
7 1 (0.24%) Local Government
7 1 (0.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (18.87%) Architect
2 67 (15.80%) Analyst
3 62 (14.62%) Support Engineer
4 42 (9.91%) 3rd Line Support
5 39 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 35 (8.25%) Citrix Architect
7 30 (7.08%) Support Analyst
8 27 (6.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 26 (6.13%) Administrator
10 25 (5.90%) Systems Administrator
11 23 (5.42%) Technical Architect
12 22 (5.19%) Support Technician
13 21 (4.95%) Consultant
14 18 (4.25%) Solutions Architect
14 18 (4.25%) Operations Analyst
14 18 (4.25%) IT Support
15 15 (3.54%) Technical Support
16 14 (3.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 13 (3.07%) Technical Engineer
18 11 (2.59%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.54%) HTML
2 14 (3.30%) CSS
3 13 (3.07%) .NET
4 8 (1.89%) jQuery
4 8 (1.89%) Razor View Engine
4 8 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (1.42%) MSMQ
5 6 (1.42%) HTML5
6 5 (1.18%) ASP.NET
7 4 (0.94%) CGI
8 3 (0.71%) Sensu
8 3 (0.71%) CSS3
8 3 (0.71%) Web Services
9 2 (0.47%) XML
9 2 (0.47%) Ajax
10 1 (0.24%) Memcached
10 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.55%) Clustering
2 20 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.12%) Blackberry
5 8 (1.89%) EqualLogic
6 7 (1.65%) User Experience
6 7 (1.65%) Replication
7 6 (1.42%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.18%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.18%) Thin Client
9 4 (0.94%) GIS
9 4 (0.94%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.71%) iSeries
10 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.47%) Handset
11 2 (0.47%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.47%) Statistics
11 2 (0.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 312 (73.58%) Windows
2 129 (30.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 79 (18.63%) Linux
5 62 (14.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 53 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 27 (6.37%) UNIX
8 26 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (4.25%) Windows XP
10 17 (4.01%) Windows 8
11 10 (2.36%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.65%) Android
12 7 (1.65%) Windows Vista
12 7 (1.65%) CentOS
13 6 (1.42%) HPUX
14 4 (0.94%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.71%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.71%) Solaris
16 2 (0.47%) VMS
16 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (14.15%) ITIL
2 22 (5.19%) Incident Management
3 21 (4.95%) Service Delivery
4 20 (4.72%) Project Management
5 19 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (4.01%) Technical Architecture
6 17 (4.01%) Service Management
6 17 (4.01%) Migration
7 14 (3.30%) PRINCE2
8 13 (3.07%) E-Commerce
8 13 (3.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (2.59%) Network Design
9 11 (2.59%) Mentoring
9 11 (2.59%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (2.36%) Workflow
10 10 (2.36%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (2.12%) Time Management
12 8 (1.89%) MVC
13 7 (1.65%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (1.65%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.39%) SQL
2 18 (4.25%) PowerShell
3 14 (3.30%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.59%) C
5 9 (2.12%) C#
6 8 (1.89%) Perl
6 8 (1.89%) VBScript
7 7 (1.65%) VB
7 7 (1.65%) PHP
8 6 (1.42%) Java
9 4 (0.94%) Python
10 3 (0.71%) Bourne shell
10 3 (0.71%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.71%) Groovy
11 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (15.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (14.62%) Security Cleared
3 55 (12.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 51 (12.03%) MCSE
5 49 (11.56%) SC Cleared
6 43 (10.14%) CCA
6 43 (10.14%) Citrix Certification
7 27 (6.37%) CCEE
7 27 (6.37%) CCIA
8 26 (6.13%) MCSA
9 22 (5.19%) MCITP
10 20 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (4.72%) CCNA
11 17 (4.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 16 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (3.30%) MCP
14 6 (1.42%) Degree
15 4 (0.94%) CCNP
15 4 (0.94%) MCTS
15 4 (0.94%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (9.67%) SLA
2 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.71%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 216 (50.94%) Active Directory
2 146 (34.43%) Hyper-V
3 89 (20.99%) XenApp
4 65 (15.33%) XenDesktop
5 60 (14.15%) vSphere
6 46 (10.85%) VMware ESX
7 35 (8.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 27 (6.37%) Terminal Services
9 18 (4.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 15 (3.54%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (2.12%) vCloud
12 8 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (1.42%) XenServer
13 6 (1.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 5 (1.18%) Forefront TMG
15 4 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.47%) DFS Replication
17 1 (0.24%) Varnish
17 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 40 (9.43%) SCCM
2 26 (6.13%) SCOM
3 21 (4.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 14 (3.30%) NetBackup
4 14 (3.30%) Backup Exec
5 10 (2.36%) Nagios
6 9 (2.12%) Puppet
7 6 (1.42%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.94%) Foglight
8 4 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (0.94%) MOM
8 4 (0.94%) WSUS
9 3 (0.71%) Ansible
9 3 (0.71%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.71%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.71%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.47%) Opsview
Vendors
1 424 (100.00%) VMware
2 218 (51.42%) Microsoft
3 209 (49.29%) Citrix
4 108 (25.47%) NetApp
5 104 (24.53%) Cisco
6 48 (11.32%) HP
7 45 (10.61%) Dell
8 44 (10.38%) AppSense
9 36 (8.49%) EMC
10 30 (7.08%) Symantec
11 27 (6.37%) Fujitsu
12 18 (4.25%) IBM
12 18 (4.25%) SonicWALL
13 15 (3.54%) 3PAR
14 13 (3.07%) Red Hat
14 13 (3.07%) Sophos
15 12 (2.83%) Oracle
16 8 (1.89%) CommVault
16 8 (1.89%) Kaspersky
16 8 (1.89%) AVG
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Shift All Bonus Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands
Xpertise
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shropshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum + £5k Car Allowance + Overtime + Ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford and Worcester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago