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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 62 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 214 209 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.82% 3.85% 4.25%
As % of the System Software category 37.41% 37.25% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 176 185 175
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
572 561 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.22% 10.33% 9.70%
Number of salaries quoted 475 506 395
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 September 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 22 September 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
(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 -10 115 £40,000 -20.00% 7
Coventry +8 28 £38,500 +2.66% 4
Warwickshire +14 22 £31,500 -47.50% 4
Shropshire +5 11 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Worcestershire -3 11 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Staffordshire -12 11 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Wolverhampton 0 6 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Herefordshire - 6 £42,500 - 2
Dudley -5 2 £30,000 -14.28%
Walsall -4 1 £20,000 -44.82%
Solihull -8 1 £25,000 -19.35% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 403 (100.00%) VMware
2 289 (71.71%) Windows
3 263 (65.26%) Microsoft
4 226 (56.08%) Citrix
5 214 (53.10%) Active Directory
6 162 (40.20%) MS Exchange
6 162 (40.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 150 (37.22%) Cisco
8 135 (33.50%) Hyper-V
9 124 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 114 (28.29%) NetApp
11 111 (27.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 107 (26.55%) SAN
13 106 (26.30%) MS Excel
14 102 (25.31%) MCSE
15 98 (24.32%) SQL Server
16 97 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
17 95 (23.57%) Windows Server 2003
18 92 (22.83%) HP
18 92 (22.83%) XenApp
18 92 (22.83%) vSphere
19 89 (22.08%) XenDesktop
20 87 (21.59%) DNS
21 85 (21.09%) ITIL
22 83 (20.60%) Firewall
23 79 (19.60%) Exchange Server 2010
24 74 (18.36%) MCITP
25 73 (18.11%) TCP/IP
26 71 (17.62%) Exchange Server 2013
27 68 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 162 (40.20%) MS Exchange
2 79 (19.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (17.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 68 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 65 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 37 (9.18%) SharePoint
7 35 (8.68%) IIS
8 27 (6.70%) Lync
9 18 (4.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2000
11 14 (3.47%) Tomcat
12 12 (2.98%) Office Communications Server
12 12 (2.98%) Apache
13 8 (1.99%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (1.24%) Apache Solr
15 5 (1.24%) nginx
16 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.74%) Oracle Application Server
17 2 (0.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 106 (26.30%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.97%) MS Office
3 7 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.25%) Summit
2 1 (0.25%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.44%) Office 365
2 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.74%) IaaS
4 2 (0.50%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (26.55%) SAN
2 87 (21.59%) DNS
3 83 (20.60%) Firewall
4 73 (18.11%) TCP/IP
5 62 (15.38%) DHCP
6 48 (11.91%) WAN
7 43 (10.67%) VPN
8 42 (10.42%) LAN
9 36 (8.93%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (8.19%) NAS
11 30 (7.44%) NetScaler
12 21 (5.21%) Unified Communications
13 20 (4.96%) WAAS
14 17 (4.22%) Wireless
15 16 (3.97%) VLAN
15 16 (3.97%) Internet
16 14 (3.47%) IP Telephony
17 13 (3.23%) iSCSI
17 13 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
18 12 (2.98%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 18 (4.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (2.73%) MySQL
4 5 (1.24%) DB2
4 5 (1.24%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.25%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (0.74%) MSI
2 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 52 (12.90%) Finance
2 10 (2.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.23%) Legal
4 5 (1.24%) Retail
5 4 (0.99%) Local Government
6 3 (0.74%) Law
7 2 (0.50%) Marketing
7 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.50%) Publishing
7 2 (0.50%) Automotive
7 2 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 92 (22.83%) Consultant
2 74 (18.36%) Architect
3 46 (11.41%) Administrator
4 40 (9.93%) Support Engineer
5 37 (9.18%) Systems Administrator
6 35 (8.68%) Analyst
7 31 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 29 (7.20%) IT Support
9 28 (6.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (6.70%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 27 (6.70%) Systems Engineer
11 25 (6.20%) 3rd Line Support
12 23 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
13 22 (5.46%) Microsoft Consultant
14 20 (4.96%) Infrastructure Manager
15 18 (4.47%) Technical Architect
16 16 (3.97%) FlexPod Consultant
17 15 (3.72%) Senior Support Engineer
18 14 (3.47%) Virtualisation Architect
18 14 (3.47%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.74%) LAMP
1 7 (1.74%) Application Packaging
2 4 (0.99%) XMPP
2 4 (0.99%) Middleware
3 3 (0.74%) .NET
3 3 (0.74%) Web Services
4 2 (0.50%) XML
4 2 (0.50%) COM
5 1 (0.25%) Java EE
5 1 (0.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.42%) Clustering
2 30 (7.44%) FlexPod
3 22 (5.46%) Replication
4 20 (4.96%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.73%) CLARiiON
6 11 (2.73%) Celerra
7 8 (1.99%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.24%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.99%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.99%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.50%) Symmetrix DMX
12 2 (0.50%) Open Source
12 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.50%) iPhone
13 1 (0.25%) Device Driver
13 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 289 (71.71%) Windows
2 162 (40.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 97 (24.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 95 (23.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 60 (14.89%) Windows 7
6 49 (12.16%) Linux
7 28 (6.95%) UNIX
8 26 (6.45%) Windows XP
9 21 (5.21%) Windows 8
10 19 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (3.72%) Solaris
11 15 (3.72%) Windows 2000 Server
12 10 (2.48%) Debian
13 9 (2.23%) SUSE
13 9 (2.23%) CentOS
14 6 (1.49%) Windows Vista
15 5 (1.24%) VMS
15 5 (1.24%) AIX
15 5 (1.24%) Ubuntu
15 5 (1.24%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (21.09%) ITIL
2 44 (10.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 39 (9.68%) Project Management
4 25 (6.20%) Migration
4 25 (6.20%) Load Balancing
5 22 (5.46%) Change Control
6 20 (4.96%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (3.23%) Business Development
7 13 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (3.23%) Technical Analysis
8 10 (2.48%) Time Management
8 10 (2.48%) Security Management
8 10 (2.48%) Line Management
8 10 (2.48%) Mentoring
9 8 (1.99%) Configuration Management
10 7 (1.74%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (1.74%) Service Delivery
10 7 (1.74%) Asset Management
10 7 (1.74%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (1.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.64%) SQL
2 18 (4.47%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.73%) Perl
4 10 (2.48%) Python
5 9 (2.23%) PHP
6 8 (1.99%) Java
7 6 (1.49%) VB
8 5 (1.24%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.24%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.99%) VBScript
10 2 (0.50%) Korn
10 2 (0.50%) C
10 2 (0.50%) C#
10 2 (0.50%) C++
10 2 (0.50%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 124 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (27.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 102 (25.31%) MCSE
4 74 (18.36%) MCITP
5 65 (16.13%) Citrix Certification
6 58 (14.39%) CCA
7 45 (11.17%) MCSA
8 36 (8.93%) MCTS
8 36 (8.93%) VTSP
9 34 (8.44%) NCDA
10 32 (7.94%) CCEE
10 32 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
11 31 (7.69%) MCP
12 28 (6.95%) NCIE
13 26 (6.45%) Degree
14 25 (6.20%) VCAP
15 24 (5.96%) Security Cleared
16 22 (5.46%) CCNA
17 17 (4.22%) CCIA
18 15 (3.72%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.48%) SLA
2 6 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 214 (53.10%) Active Directory
2 135 (33.50%) Hyper-V
3 92 (22.83%) XenApp
3 92 (22.83%) vSphere
4 89 (22.08%) XenDesktop
5 57 (14.14%) VMware ESX
6 29 (7.20%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (5.96%) vCloud
8 21 (5.21%) XenServer
9 20 (4.96%) Terminal Services
10 13 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (2.48%) Forefront TMG
12 8 (1.99%) VMware Server
13 7 (1.74%) Postfix
14 6 (1.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (1.24%) Varnish
15 5 (1.24%) Sendmail
16 4 (0.99%) Terminal Server
17 2 (0.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 44 (10.92%) SCCM
2 28 (6.95%) Backup Exec
3 24 (5.96%) SCOM
4 17 (4.22%) XenMobile
5 14 (3.47%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (2.23%) Nagios
7 9 (2.23%) WSUS
8 8 (1.99%) SCOrch
9 7 (1.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (1.49%) Legato
11 5 (1.24%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
12 4 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
13 3 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 3 (0.74%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.74%) AppDNA
13 3 (0.74%) Cisco UCCE
14 2 (0.50%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 403 (100.00%) VMware
2 263 (65.26%) Microsoft
3 226 (56.08%) Citrix
4 150 (37.22%) Cisco
5 114 (28.29%) NetApp
6 92 (22.83%) HP
7 60 (14.89%) EMC
8 39 (9.68%) Symantec
9 38 (9.43%) IBM
10 31 (7.69%) Dell
11 20 (4.96%) Red Hat
12 19 (4.71%) SonicWALL
13 17 (4.22%) CheckPoint
14 15 (3.72%) AppSense
14 15 (3.72%) 3PAR
15 14 (3.47%) Oracle
16 11 (2.73%) SolarWinds
17 9 (2.23%) CommVault
17 9 (2.23%) Siemens
17 9 (2.23%) Mitel
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car, benefits
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Coventry
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Salary: £36,000 - £42,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Home Based, Benefits
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Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
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Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Senitor Associates
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Warwickshire
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
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Telford
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Hereford & Worcestershire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum
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Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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