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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 69 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 199 200 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.40% 3.70% 3.91%
As % of the System Software category 37.34% 38.68% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 176 174 202
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +4.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -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
533 517 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.10% 9.57% 10.59%
Number of salaries quoted 467 454 530
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -1 106 £40,000 -4.76% 12
Staffordshire +40 41 £31,250 -3.84% 12
Coventry -25 14 £38,750 +0.64% 8
Warwickshire -23 11 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Solihull +17 9 £30,000 -29.41%
Shropshire -12 7 £27,500 -21.42% 4
Herefordshire -2 5 £42,500 -
Walsall - 5 £27,500 -
Worcestershire -7 3 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Wolverhampton -8 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Dudley - 3 £40,000 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 413 (100.00%) VMware
2 287 (69.49%) Windows
3 195 (47.22%) Microsoft
4 194 (46.97%) Active Directory
5 184 (44.55%) Citrix
6 137 (33.17%) Hyper-V
7 119 (28.81%) MS Exchange
8 111 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 101 (24.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 93 (22.52%) XenApp
11 91 (22.03%) MS Excel
11 91 (22.03%) NetApp
12 85 (20.58%) Linux
13 80 (19.37%) SAN
14 78 (18.89%) Cisco
15 76 (18.40%) SQL Server
16 67 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 67 (16.22%) Data Centre
17 66 (15.98%) XenDesktop
18 62 (15.01%) SQL
19 61 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
20 58 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
21 57 (13.80%) Firewall
22 56 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2013
23 55 (13.32%) vSphere
23 55 (13.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 55 (13.32%) DNS
24 54 (13.08%) Windows 7
25 49 (11.86%) ITIL
26 48 (11.62%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 119 (28.81%) MS Exchange
2 58 (14.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 39 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 24 (5.81%) Lync
6 23 (5.57%) SharePoint
7 20 (4.84%) IIS
7 20 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (3.15%) Apache
9 9 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2000
11 6 (1.45%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.97%) GlassFish
12 4 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.48%) NServiceBus
14 2 (0.48%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.24%) Site Server
15 1 (0.24%) GroupWise
Applications
1 91 (22.03%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Teamcenter
1 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.26%) Office 365
2 25 (6.05%) SaaS
3 23 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (4.60%) IaaS
5 5 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.48%) PaaS
6 2 (0.48%) Trello
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.24%) Symantec.cloud
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 80 (19.37%) SAN
2 57 (13.80%) Firewall
3 55 (13.32%) DNS
4 47 (11.38%) DHCP
5 46 (11.14%) TCP/IP
6 38 (9.20%) WAN
7 35 (8.47%) LAN
8 29 (7.02%) VLAN
9 27 (6.54%) VPN
10 20 (4.84%) NetScaler
11 14 (3.39%) Wireless
11 14 (3.39%) VoIP
12 13 (3.15%) IPsec
13 12 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (2.66%) NAS
15 9 (2.18%) Internet
16 8 (1.94%) IPv4
17 7 (1.69%) iSCSI
17 7 (1.69%) MPLS
17 7 (1.69%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.18%) MySQL
5 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.48%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.15%) Maven
1 13 (3.15%) Git (software)
1 13 (3.15%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.45%) TeamCity
4 4 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 3 (0.73%) JIRA
5 3 (0.73%) Bugzilla
5 3 (0.73%) FogBugz
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (6.54%) Finance
2 8 (1.94%) Manufacturing
3 6 (1.45%) Advertising
4 5 (1.21%) Retail
5 3 (0.73%) Automotive
5 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.48%) Electronics
6 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.24%) Local Government
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
7 1 (0.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.24%) Publishing
7 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 73 (17.68%) Architect
2 51 (12.35%) Analyst
3 47 (11.38%) Support Engineer
4 46 (11.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (7.51%) Citrix Architect
6 30 (7.26%) Systems Administrator
7 29 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
8 28 (6.78%) Administrator
8 28 (6.78%) Consultant
9 27 (6.54%) Technical Architect
10 20 (4.84%) Support Analyst
11 19 (4.60%) IT Support
12 18 (4.36%) Infrastructure Manager
13 17 (4.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 15 (3.63%) Technical Support
15 14 (3.39%) Solutions Architect
16 13 (3.15%) Technical Leader
16 13 (3.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 10 (2.42%) Technical Engineer
17 10 (2.42%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.15%) Sensu
2 10 (2.42%) HTML
2 10 (2.42%) Web Services
3 5 (1.21%) .NET
3 5 (1.21%) CSS
4 4 (0.97%) HTML5
4 4 (0.97%) MEAP
4 4 (0.97%) CGI
5 3 (0.73%) RESTful
6 2 (0.48%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (0.48%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (0.48%) Ajax
6 2 (0.48%) jQuery
6 2 (0.48%) XML
6 2 (0.48%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.24%) Middleware
7 1 (0.24%) Memcached
7 1 (0.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 67 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 28 (6.78%) Clustering
3 21 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (2.91%) Replication
4 12 (2.91%) EqualLogic
5 8 (1.94%) Fat Client
5 8 (1.94%) Thin Client
5 8 (1.94%) HP StoreVirtual
6 7 (1.69%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.45%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.21%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (0.97%) GIS
10 3 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.73%) iSeries
10 3 (0.73%) User Experience
11 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.48%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 287 (69.49%) Windows
2 111 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 101 (24.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (20.58%) Linux
5 67 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 54 (13.08%) Windows 7
7 40 (9.69%) UNIX
8 25 (6.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (5.08%) Windows 8
10 18 (4.36%) Windows XP
11 15 (3.63%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.66%) Windows 2000
13 10 (2.42%) CentOS
14 7 (1.69%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.45%) HPUX
15 6 (1.45%) Solaris
15 6 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (1.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.48%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (11.86%) ITIL
2 31 (7.51%) Project Management
3 23 (5.57%) Incident Management
4 22 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
4 22 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (4.12%) Infrastructure Management
5 17 (4.12%) Mentoring
6 16 (3.87%) Migration
6 16 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (3.39%) Service Management
7 14 (3.39%) DevOps
8 11 (2.66%) Change Management
8 11 (2.66%) PRINCE2
8 11 (2.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (2.42%) Service Delivery
9 10 (2.42%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (2.42%) Server Building
10 9 (2.18%) Time Management
11 8 (1.94%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 62 (15.01%) SQL
2 25 (6.05%) PowerShell
3 18 (4.36%) Perl
4 14 (3.39%) Bash Shell
4 14 (3.39%) VB
4 14 (3.39%) Python
5 13 (3.15%) Groovy
5 13 (3.15%) Bourne shell
5 13 (3.15%) PHP
6 12 (2.91%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.18%) VBScript
8 6 (1.45%) C#
8 6 (1.45%) Java
9 4 (0.97%) C
10 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.24%) Ruby
10 1 (0.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (14.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (13.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 48 (11.62%) Security Cleared
4 42 (10.17%) MCSE
5 41 (9.93%) SC Cleared
6 39 (9.44%) Citrix Certification
7 38 (9.20%) CCA
7 38 (9.20%) MCSA
8 35 (8.47%) MCITP
9 23 (5.57%) CCEE
9 23 (5.57%) CCIA
10 16 (3.87%) CCNA
10 16 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (3.15%) MCP
12 10 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (2.18%) CCNP
14 7 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (1.21%) VCAP
15 5 (1.21%) VCDX
16 4 (0.97%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.99%) SLA
2 8 (1.94%) QA
3 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 194 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 137 (33.17%) Hyper-V
3 93 (22.52%) XenApp
4 66 (15.98%) XenDesktop
5 55 (13.32%) vSphere
6 39 (9.44%) VMware ESX
7 31 (7.51%) Microsoft App-V
8 24 (5.81%) Terminal Services
9 14 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (2.91%) VMware Workstation
11 11 (2.66%) vCloud
12 10 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (2.42%) XenServer
13 7 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (1.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 3 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.48%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.48%) MetaFrame
16 2 (0.48%) Terminal Server
16 2 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (9.69%) SCCM
2 27 (6.54%) SCOM
3 22 (5.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 21 (5.08%) NetBackup
4 21 (5.08%) Backup Exec
5 20 (4.84%) Nagios
6 19 (4.60%) Puppet
7 13 (3.15%) Vagrant
7 13 (3.15%) Ansible
7 13 (3.15%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.97%) WSUS
8 4 (0.97%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.73%) MOM
10 2 (0.48%) Opsview
10 2 (0.48%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.24%) SELinux
11 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 413 (100.00%) VMware
2 195 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 184 (44.55%) Citrix
4 91 (22.03%) NetApp
5 78 (18.89%) Cisco
6 47 (11.38%) Dell
7 41 (9.93%) AppSense
8 39 (9.44%) HP
9 35 (8.47%) EMC
10 33 (7.99%) Symantec
11 23 (5.57%) Fujitsu
11 23 (5.57%) IBM
12 21 (5.08%) SonicWALL
13 20 (4.84%) 3PAR
14 18 (4.36%) Red Hat
15 15 (3.63%) Sophos
16 12 (2.91%) Oracle
17 10 (2.42%) CheckPoint
17 10 (2.42%) Kaspersky
17 10 (2.42%) Veeam
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £35k - 48k per year + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + Non contrib Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
HMRC
Posted: 18 days ago