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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 64 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 222 199 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.91% 3.78% 3.84%
As % of the System Software category 36.04% 34.49% 36.71%
Number of salaries quoted 187 169 155
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,100 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
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
616 577 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.85% 10.96% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 512 517 415
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 October 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 October 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 -9 123 £40,000 -20.00% 21
Coventry +9 24 £41,500 -20.95% 1
Warwickshire +6 21 £28,925 -35.72% 6
Worcestershire +3 15 £30,000 -21.05% 1
Staffordshire -3 13 £40,000 +23.07%
Shropshire 0 6 £45,000 - 1
Dudley - 4 £30,000 -
Halesowen - 4 £29,000 -
Herefordshire - 4 £21,000 -
Walsall -1 3 £23,000 -15.59%
Wolverhampton -6 3 £32,000 +1.58%
Solihull -16 1 £25,000 -18.69% 2
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 October 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.

1 419 (100.00%) VMware
2 299 (71.36%) Windows
3 282 (67.30%) Microsoft
4 235 (56.09%) Citrix
5 222 (52.98%) Active Directory
6 171 (40.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 165 (39.38%) MS Exchange
8 152 (36.28%) Cisco
9 150 (35.80%) Hyper-V
10 129 (30.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 116 (27.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 114 (27.21%) NetApp
13 113 (26.97%) SAN
13 113 (26.97%) MS Excel
14 111 (26.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 109 (26.01%) vSphere
15 109 (26.01%) MCSE
16 107 (25.54%) Windows Server 2003
17 102 (24.34%) XenApp
18 100 (23.87%) HP
19 97 (23.15%) SQL Server
20 87 (20.76%) XenDesktop
21 86 (20.53%) Exchange Server 2010
22 83 (19.81%) Firewall
23 82 (19.57%) ITIL
24 79 (18.85%) DNS
25 75 (17.90%) Exchange Server 2013
26 74 (17.66%) MCITP
27 72 (17.18%) EMC
28 71 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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
1 165 (39.38%) MS Exchange
2 86 (20.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (17.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 71 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 70 (16.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 35 (8.35%) SharePoint
7 30 (7.16%) IIS
8 27 (6.44%) Lync
9 16 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2000
10 13 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 9 (2.15%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.43%) Apache
12 6 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (1.19%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (0.95%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.24%) Moodle
16 1 (0.24%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 113 (26.97%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.34%) MS Office
3 5 (1.19%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Sage 50
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.24%) Exchequer
1 1 (0.24%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.16%) Office 365
2 7 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.72%) IaaS
4 2 (0.48%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (26.97%) SAN
2 83 (19.81%) Firewall
3 79 (18.85%) DNS
4 62 (14.80%) DHCP
5 60 (14.32%) TCP/IP
6 55 (13.13%) WAN
7 53 (12.65%) LAN
8 37 (8.83%) VPN
8 37 (8.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (8.35%) NAS
10 30 (7.16%) NetScaler
11 22 (5.25%) WAAS
12 18 (4.30%) Wireless
12 18 (4.30%) Unified Communications
13 16 (3.82%) iSCSI
14 15 (3.58%) VLAN
14 15 (3.58%) Internet
15 12 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (2.86%) SSH
16 11 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.19%) MySQL
5 5 (1.19%) DB2
6 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.24%) Big Data
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.72%) MSI
2 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 50 (11.93%) Finance
2 8 (1.91%) Legal
3 7 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.95%) Automotive
5 4 (0.95%) Local Government
6 3 (0.72%) Retail
7 2 (0.48%) Law
7 2 (0.48%) Back Office
7 2 (0.48%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 86 (20.53%) Consultant
2 74 (17.66%) Architect
3 52 (12.41%) Support Engineer
4 42 (10.02%) Analyst
5 33 (7.88%) Administrator
6 30 (7.16%) Support Analyst
6 30 (7.16%) Systems Administrator
6 30 (7.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (7.16%) IT Support
7 29 (6.92%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 27 (6.44%) Solutions Architect
8 27 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
9 23 (5.49%) Senior Support Engineer
10 18 (4.30%) Microsoft Consultant
11 16 (3.82%) Infrastructure Manager
11 16 (3.82%) IT Support Engineer
11 16 (3.82%) Virtualisation Architect
12 15 (3.58%) Server Engineer
13 14 (3.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.91%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.43%) Middleware
3 5 (1.19%) .NET
4 4 (0.95%) XML
4 4 (0.95%) XMPP
5 1 (0.24%) Java EE
5 1 (0.24%) Spring
5 1 (0.24%) Web Services
5 1 (0.24%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.74%) Clustering
2 27 (6.44%) FlexPod
3 16 (3.82%) Blackberry
4 15 (3.58%) Replication
5 12 (2.86%) CLARiiON
5 12 (2.86%) Celerra
6 10 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (1.67%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.43%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.19%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.95%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.95%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.48%) iPhone
12 2 (0.48%) Symmetrix DMX
12 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.24%) Visualisation
13 1 (0.24%) Open Source
13 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.24%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 299 (71.36%) Windows
2 171 (40.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 116 (27.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 107 (25.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 48 (11.46%) Linux
6 46 (10.98%) Windows 7
7 27 (6.44%) UNIX
8 21 (5.01%) Windows 8
9 19 (4.53%) Windows XP
10 16 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (3.58%) Solaris
12 11 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (2.39%) Windows Vista
14 7 (1.67%) CentOS
15 6 (1.43%) SUSE
16 5 (1.19%) AIX
16 5 (1.19%) VMS
17 3 (0.72%) Android
17 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000
18 2 (0.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (19.57%) ITIL
2 58 (13.84%) Disaster Recovery
3 34 (8.11%) Project Management
4 23 (5.49%) Migration
5 20 (4.77%) Change Control
6 19 (4.53%) Load Balancing
7 14 (3.34%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (3.10%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (2.39%) Business Continuity
9 10 (2.39%) Time Management
9 10 (2.39%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (2.39%) Mentoring
10 9 (2.15%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (2.15%) Business Development
10 9 (2.15%) Security Management
10 9 (2.15%) Service Delivery
11 8 (1.91%) Incident Management
11 8 (1.91%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (1.67%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (1.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (14.08%) SQL
2 26 (6.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.19%) Perl
3 5 (1.19%) PHP
4 4 (0.95%) C#
4 4 (0.95%) VB
4 4 (0.95%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.72%) Shell Script
5 3 (0.72%) VBScript
5 3 (0.72%) Java
6 2 (0.48%) Objective-C
6 2 (0.48%) Python
6 2 (0.48%) C++
7 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 129 (30.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (26.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 109 (26.01%) MCSE
4 74 (17.66%) MCITP
5 70 (16.71%) Citrix Certification
6 62 (14.80%) CCA
7 46 (10.98%) MCSA
8 38 (9.07%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (8.83%) VTSP
10 35 (8.35%) MCTS
11 34 (8.11%) CCEE
11 34 (8.11%) NCDA
12 28 (6.68%) NCIE
13 27 (6.44%) CCNA
14 26 (6.21%) MCP
15 23 (5.49%) VCAP
16 21 (5.01%) Security Cleared
17 19 (4.53%) Degree
18 17 (4.06%) CCIA
18 17 (4.06%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.10%) SLA
2 6 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 222 (52.98%) Active Directory
2 150 (35.80%) Hyper-V
3 109 (26.01%) vSphere
4 102 (24.34%) XenApp
5 87 (20.76%) XenDesktop
6 57 (13.60%) VMware ESX
7 28 (6.68%) vCloud
8 27 (6.44%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (5.97%) XenServer
10 16 (3.82%) Terminal Services
11 12 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (1.91%) VMware Server
13 7 (1.67%) Forefront TMG
14 6 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.95%) RHEV
17 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
17 2 (0.48%) Terminal Server
17 2 (0.48%) Xen
17 2 (0.48%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 34 (8.11%) SCCM
2 29 (6.92%) Backup Exec
3 27 (6.44%) SCOM
4 19 (4.53%) XenMobile
5 13 (3.10%) NetBackup
6 12 (2.86%) WSUS
7 10 (2.39%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.91%) SCOrch
9 7 (1.67%) Nagios
10 6 (1.43%) MOM
10 6 (1.43%) Legato
11 4 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (0.95%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
12 3 (0.72%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.72%) ARCserve
13 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 419 (100.00%) VMware
2 282 (67.30%) Microsoft
3 235 (56.09%) Citrix
4 152 (36.28%) Cisco
5 114 (27.21%) NetApp
6 100 (23.87%) HP
7 72 (17.18%) EMC
8 41 (9.79%) Symantec
9 40 (9.55%) IBM
10 32 (7.64%) Dell
11 19 (4.53%) SonicWALL
12 17 (4.06%) CheckPoint
13 16 (3.82%) 3PAR
14 15 (3.58%) Red Hat
15 14 (3.34%) AppSense
16 13 (3.10%) Oracle
17 10 (2.39%) CommVault
17 10 (2.39%) SolarWinds
18 9 (2.15%) Avaya
18 9 (2.15%) Siemens
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum plus 30% benefits package (excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum £28k - £35k plus Pension + bonus + h
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Resourcing People Ltd.
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
IT Connections
Salary: to £30,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Droitwich, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TelXL
Salary: From £23,000 to £29,000 per annum dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago