The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 73 50 96
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +46
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 147 223 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.96% 4.38% 2.27%
As % of the System Software category 30.00% 34.95% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 137 170 84
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% +14.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
System Software Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
490 638 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.88% 12.53% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 432 538 298
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware Infrastructure
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -12 82 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Coventry +5 30 £50,000 +33.33% 6
Warwickshire +1 11 £31,250 -15.54% 1
Staffordshire -15 10 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Solihull -7 8 £28,500 -28.75% 1
Shropshire -4 4 £33,750 -10.00%
Herefordshire - 2 £26,250 -
Walsall - 2 £19,500 -
Worcestershire -3 1 - - 2
Wolverhampton -10 1 £42,105 -3.76%
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 323 (100.00%) VMware
2 186 (57.59%) Windows
3 158 (48.92%) Microsoft
4 139 (43.03%) Citrix
5 131 (40.56%) SAN
6 128 (39.63%) Active Directory
7 118 (36.53%) Cisco
8 89 (27.55%) MS Exchange
9 85 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 84 (26.01%) NetApp
10 84 (26.01%) Hyper-V
11 80 (24.77%) HP
12 79 (24.46%) MS Excel
13 74 (22.91%) Linux
14 67 (20.74%) Firewall
15 66 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
16 65 (20.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 63 (19.50%) ITIL
18 62 (19.20%) EMC
19 58 (17.96%) SQL Server
20 56 (17.34%) WAN
21 52 (16.10%) VPN
21 52 (16.10%) SQL
22 51 (15.79%) MCSE
22 51 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
23 50 (15.48%) XenApp
24 48 (14.86%) LAN
25 46 (14.24%) UNIX
26 45 (13.93%) vSphere
27 44 (13.62%) Windows 7

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 89 (27.55%) MS Exchange
2 43 (13.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 43 (13.31%) SharePoint
3 36 (11.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 29 (8.98%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (7.74%) IIS
6 24 (7.43%) Lync
7 23 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (4.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 12 (3.72%) Apache
10 11 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2000
10 11 (3.41%) Tomcat
11 7 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.55%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.55%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (1.24%) nginx
14 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
14 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 79 (24.46%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.64%) MS Office
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.62%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.57%) Office 365
2 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.31%) SaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 131 (40.56%) SAN
2 67 (20.74%) Firewall
3 56 (17.34%) WAN
4 52 (16.10%) VPN
5 48 (14.86%) LAN
6 36 (11.15%) TCP/IP
7 27 (8.36%) Internet
8 22 (6.81%) DNS
9 19 (5.88%) NetScaler
10 18 (5.57%) NAS
11 15 (4.64%) DHCP
12 14 (4.33%) Wireless
12 14 (4.33%) MPLS
13 13 (4.02%) Unified Communications
14 12 (3.72%) VoIP
15 11 (3.41%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (3.41%) HTTP
16 10 (3.10%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (2.48%) Network Security
18 7 (2.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.02%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (1.55%) MySQL
4 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.24%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.62%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.62%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (2.79%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.93%) MSI
3 2 (0.62%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.31%) FogBugz
4 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 43 (13.31%) Finance
2 28 (8.67%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.50%) Banking
4 16 (4.95%) Retail
5 13 (4.02%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.24%) Marketing
7 3 (0.93%) Legal
8 2 (0.62%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.62%) Advertising
8 2 (0.62%) Automotive
9 1 (0.31%) Law
9 1 (0.31%) Games
9 1 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 92 (28.48%) Consultant
2 46 (14.24%) Architect
3 31 (9.60%) Analyst
4 29 (8.98%) Support Engineer
5 27 (8.36%) Administrator
6 24 (7.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (7.12%) Technical Architect
8 22 (6.81%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 19 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (5.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 15 (4.64%) Sales Consultant
11 15 (4.64%) Technical Consultant
12 14 (4.33%) Support Analyst
12 14 (4.33%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (4.02%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (3.72%) VMware Consultant
15 11 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
16 10 (3.10%) IT Support
17 9 (2.79%) Data Centre Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.41%) .NET
2 9 (2.79%) Application Packaging
3 5 (1.55%) LAMP
4 4 (1.24%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.62%) COM
5 2 (0.62%) Web Services
5 2 (0.62%) XML
5 2 (0.62%) Flash
5 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.31%) XMPP
6 1 (0.31%) WCF
6 1 (0.31%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.60%) Clustering
2 23 (7.12%) Symmetrix DMX
3 22 (6.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 15 (4.64%) FlexPod
5 13 (4.02%) Wiki
5 13 (4.02%) Replication
6 12 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.72%) Blackberry
7 8 (2.48%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.55%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.55%) Statistics
9 4 (1.24%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.62%) Firmware
11 2 (0.62%) HACMP
11 2 (0.62%) Celerra
11 2 (0.62%) Open Source
11 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.31%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.31%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 186 (57.59%) Windows
2 74 (22.91%) Linux
3 66 (20.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (14.24%) UNIX
6 44 (13.62%) Windows 7
7 37 (11.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 32 (9.91%) Solaris
9 28 (8.67%) SUSE
10 26 (8.05%) AIX
11 25 (7.74%) Windows XP
11 25 (7.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (4.02%) Windows 8
13 9 (2.79%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (2.17%) CentOS
14 7 (2.17%) Debian
15 4 (1.24%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.24%) SELinux
16 3 (0.93%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.93%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.50%) ITIL
2 37 (11.46%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (8.98%) Project Management
4 23 (7.12%) RDF
5 22 (6.81%) Business Development
6 20 (6.19%) Load Balancing
7 16 (4.95%) Technical Architecture
8 15 (4.64%) Asset Management
9 14 (4.33%) PRINCE2
10 13 (4.02%) Migration
11 11 (3.41%) Change Control
12 10 (3.10%) TOGAF
12 10 (3.10%) Workflow
12 10 (3.10%) Service Management
12 10 (3.10%) Capacity Management
12 10 (3.10%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (2.79%) Change Management
14 7 (2.17%) Network Management
14 7 (2.17%) Technical Analysis
14 7 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (16.10%) SQL
2 33 (10.22%) Perl
3 18 (5.57%) Python
3 18 (5.57%) PowerShell
4 17 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 15 (4.64%) Korn
6 12 (3.72%) VBScript
7 9 (2.79%) PHP
7 9 (2.79%) JavaScript
8 8 (2.48%) VB
9 6 (1.86%) Java
10 5 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 5 (1.55%) C
11 4 (1.24%) C#
11 4 (1.24%) C++
12 2 (0.62%) Ruby
13 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 65 (20.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 51 (15.79%) MCSE
4 39 (12.07%) MCITP
4 39 (12.07%) Degree
5 31 (9.60%) Citrix Certification
5 31 (9.60%) Security Cleared
6 29 (8.98%) CCEE
7 28 (8.67%) CCIA
8 23 (7.12%) MCP
9 20 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (5.57%) VCAP
10 18 (5.57%) SC Cleared
11 16 (4.95%) MCSA
12 14 (4.33%) CCA
12 14 (4.33%) NCDA
13 13 (4.02%) NCIE
13 13 (4.02%) CCEA
14 11 (3.41%) CCNA
15 10 (3.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.41%) SLA
2 7 (2.17%) QA
3 4 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 128 (39.63%) Active Directory
2 84 (26.01%) Hyper-V
3 50 (15.48%) XenApp
4 45 (13.93%) vSphere
5 42 (13.00%) XenDesktop
6 31 (9.60%) VMware ESX
7 27 (8.36%) XenServer
8 25 (7.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 23 (7.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 23 (7.12%) Veritas File System
10 21 (6.50%) Terminal Services
11 12 (3.72%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (2.79%) VMware Server
14 8 (2.48%) Postfix
15 7 (2.17%) vCloud
16 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 6 (1.86%) Xen
16 6 (1.86%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (1.24%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 34 (10.53%) SCCM
2 19 (5.88%) SCOM
3 17 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 13 (4.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (3.72%) Backup Exec
6 7 (2.17%) SCDPM
7 6 (1.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 6 (1.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.55%) WSUS
8 5 (1.55%) Nagios
8 5 (1.55%) ARCserve
9 4 (1.24%) Tivoli
9 4 (1.24%) SCVMM
9 4 (1.24%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (0.93%) XenMobile
11 2 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.62%) AppDNA
12 1 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 1 (0.31%) SCOrch
12 1 (0.31%) SCSM
Vendors
1 323 (100.00%) VMware
2 158 (48.92%) Microsoft
3 139 (43.03%) Citrix
4 118 (36.53%) Cisco
5 84 (26.01%) NetApp
6 80 (24.77%) HP
7 62 (19.20%) EMC
8 40 (12.38%) Red Hat
9 36 (11.15%) Symantec
10 31 (9.60%) Sun
11 28 (8.67%) Veritas
12 24 (7.43%) Dell
13 22 (6.81%) IBM
14 21 (6.50%) Oracle
15 16 (4.95%) Veeam
16 13 (4.02%) SonicWALL
17 12 (3.72%) CheckPoint
18 11 (3.41%) WatchGuard
19 9 (2.79%) Fujitsu
19 9 (2.79%) SAP
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
JTL
Salary: £25,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + development
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + development
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Car / Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + development
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+20% bonus+ben
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £47000 - £48000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum up to a 22.5% bonus + pension + heal
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis IT
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Pension & Health
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
DP Connect
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £0000 - £1 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Burntwood, Staffordshire
TechCare Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Datagraphic Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Worcestershire
CPS Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car, pension, share scheme
Posted: 20 days ago