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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 64 63 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 191 220 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.41% 4.08% 4.12%
As % of the System Software category 39.06% 39.22% 39.37%
Number of salaries quoted 160 187 201
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -9.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,780 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £65,000 £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
489 561 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.73% 10.39% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 417 481 519
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 £37,500 -10.71% 11
Staffordshire +25 33 £28,550 -12.15% 4
Coventry -12 25 £39,750 +3.24% 8
Warwickshire -9 15 £40,000 +26.98% 2
Solihull +9 9 £31,000 +5.08%
Shropshire -12 8 - -
Walsall - 5 £27,500 - 1
Worcestershire -7 4 £28,750 -4.16%
Wolverhampton -9 4 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Dudley 0 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Herefordshire -1 1 £37,500 -11.76%
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 410 (100.00%) VMware
2 268 (65.37%) Windows
3 188 (45.85%) Active Directory
4 179 (43.66%) Microsoft
5 165 (40.24%) Citrix
6 149 (36.34%) Hyper-V
7 108 (26.34%) MS Exchange
8 97 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 96 (23.41%) Windows Server 2012
10 85 (20.73%) MS Excel
11 84 (20.49%) XenApp
12 82 (20.00%) NetApp
13 81 (19.76%) Linux
14 75 (18.29%) Cisco
15 72 (17.56%) Windows Server 2003
16 71 (17.32%) SAN
17 65 (15.85%) SQL Server
18 62 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
19 61 (14.88%) SQL
20 59 (14.39%) XenDesktop
21 54 (13.17%) Firewall
22 52 (12.68%) ITIL
22 52 (12.68%) Data Centre
23 50 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
24 48 (11.71%) HP
25 47 (11.46%) Windows 7
26 45 (10.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 44 (10.73%) WAN
27 44 (10.73%) LAN
27 44 (10.73%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 108 (26.34%) MS Exchange
2 50 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 42 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (9.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 28 (6.83%) Lync
6 19 (4.63%) SharePoint
7 17 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (3.41%) IIS
9 8 (1.95%) Apache
10 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2000
10 5 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.22%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.98%) Site Server
12 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (0.73%) Moodle
13 2 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.49%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.24%) GroupWise
Applications
1 85 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.34%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.73%) Agresso
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.32%) Office 365
2 25 (6.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (5.85%) SaaS
4 21 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (4.63%) IaaS
6 7 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.49%) PaaS
7 2 (0.49%) Trello
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.24%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 71 (17.32%) SAN
2 54 (13.17%) Firewall
3 44 (10.73%) LAN
3 44 (10.73%) WAN
4 43 (10.49%) TCP/IP
5 41 (10.00%) DNS
6 35 (8.54%) DHCP
7 33 (8.05%) VPN
8 32 (7.80%) VLAN
9 22 (5.37%) VoIP
10 20 (4.88%) NetScaler
11 18 (4.39%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (3.66%) Wireless
12 15 (3.66%) IPsec
13 11 (2.68%) NAS
14 9 (2.20%) Internet
15 8 (1.95%) IPv4
15 8 (1.95%) DMZ
16 7 (1.71%) iSCSI
16 7 (1.71%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.20%) MySQL
5 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.49%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.17%) Maven
1 13 (3.17%) Git (software)
1 13 (3.17%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.95%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 7 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.46%) TeamCity
5 4 (0.98%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.73%) JIRA
6 3 (0.73%) Bugzilla
6 3 (0.73%) FogBugz
6 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (7.80%) Finance
2 9 (2.20%) Manufacturing
3 7 (1.71%) Retail
4 5 (1.22%) Advertising
4 5 (1.22%) Automotive
5 4 (0.98%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.49%) Electronics
6 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.24%) Local Government
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
7 1 (0.24%) Publishing
7 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (14.63%) Architect
2 55 (13.41%) Support Engineer
3 51 (12.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (10.98%) Analyst
5 28 (6.83%) Systems Administrator
6 27 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
6 27 (6.59%) Administrator
7 25 (6.10%) Consultant
8 24 (5.85%) Technical Architect
9 22 (5.37%) IT Support
9 22 (5.37%) Citrix Architect
10 19 (4.63%) Infrastructure Manager
11 17 (4.15%) Support Analyst
12 14 (3.41%) Technical Support
12 14 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 13 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
13 13 (3.17%) Technical Leader
14 12 (2.93%) Network Engineer
15 11 (2.68%) IT Manager
15 11 (2.68%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.17%) Web Services
1 13 (3.17%) Sensu
2 8 (1.95%) MEAP
2 8 (1.95%) HTML
3 7 (1.71%) .NET
4 5 (1.22%) RESTful
5 4 (0.98%) CGI
6 3 (0.73%) CSS
7 2 (0.49%) MSMQ
7 2 (0.49%) HTML5
7 2 (0.49%) jQuery
7 2 (0.49%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (0.49%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.24%) Memcached
8 1 (0.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 52 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.63%) Clustering
4 12 (2.93%) Replication
4 12 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (2.68%) EqualLogic
6 10 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 10 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.44%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.44%) HP StoreVirtual
7 8 (1.95%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (1.46%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.22%) Blackberry
10 4 (0.98%) GIS
10 4 (0.98%) Chip and PIN
11 3 (0.73%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
12 2 (0.49%) User Experience
12 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 268 (65.37%) Windows
2 97 (23.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (23.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 81 (19.76%) Linux
5 72 (17.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (11.46%) Windows 7
7 42 (10.24%) UNIX
8 27 (6.59%) Windows 8
9 26 (6.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (6.10%) Windows XP
11 15 (3.66%) Ubuntu
12 11 (2.68%) Windows 2000
13 10 (2.44%) Windows Vista
14 9 (2.20%) Solaris
15 8 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (1.95%) HPUX
16 7 (1.71%) CentOS
17 5 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 4 (0.98%) Oracle Linux
19 2 (0.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (12.68%) ITIL
2 37 (9.02%) Project Management
3 25 (6.10%) Incident Management
4 24 (5.85%) Technical Architecture
5 22 (5.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (4.39%) Change Management
7 17 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (4.15%) Mentoring
8 16 (3.90%) Infrastructure Management
9 14 (3.41%) DevOps
9 14 (3.41%) Migration
9 14 (3.41%) Service Management
10 13 (3.17%) Load Balancing
10 13 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (2.20%) Time Management
13 9 (2.20%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (2.20%) Server Building
14 8 (1.95%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.88%) SQL
2 28 (6.83%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.66%) Python
3 15 (3.66%) Bash Shell
4 14 (3.41%) Perl
5 13 (3.17%) Bourne shell
5 13 (3.17%) Groovy
6 12 (2.93%) VB
6 12 (2.93%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.20%) C#
7 9 (2.20%) PHP
8 8 (1.95%) VBScript
9 3 (0.73%) C
10 1 (0.24%) Java
10 1 (0.24%) VBA
10 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.24%) Ruby
10 1 (0.24%) Korn
Qualifications
1 62 (15.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (10.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 41 (10.00%) MCSE
4 39 (9.51%) MCSA
5 34 (8.29%) Security Cleared
6 31 (7.56%) SC Cleared
6 31 (7.56%) MCITP
7 28 (6.83%) Citrix Certification
8 27 (6.59%) CCA
9 24 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (4.88%) CCNA
11 17 (4.15%) CCNP
12 14 (3.41%) CCEE
12 14 (3.41%) CCIA
13 10 (2.44%) MCP
14 7 (1.71%) CCVP
15 6 (1.46%) Degree
16 5 (1.22%) VCDX
16 5 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (1.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.54%) SLA
2 8 (1.95%) QA
3 6 (1.46%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 188 (45.85%) Active Directory
2 149 (36.34%) Hyper-V
3 84 (20.49%) XenApp
4 59 (14.39%) XenDesktop
5 44 (10.73%) vSphere
6 37 (9.02%) VMware ESX
7 25 (6.10%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (5.12%) Terminal Services
9 12 (2.93%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (2.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 11 (2.68%) vCloud
11 10 (2.44%) Forefront TMG
11 10 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (2.44%) XenServer
12 6 (1.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 5 (1.22%) Xen
14 4 (0.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (0.98%) KVM
15 2 (0.49%) VMware Server
15 2 (0.49%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 37 (9.02%) SCCM
2 26 (6.34%) SCOM
3 20 (4.88%) Puppet
4 19 (4.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 19 (4.63%) Backup Exec
5 18 (4.39%) NetBackup
5 18 (4.39%) Nagios
6 13 (3.17%) ZABBIX
6 13 (3.17%) Vagrant
6 13 (3.17%) Ansible
7 5 (1.22%) WSUS
8 4 (0.98%) Zenoss
8 4 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.98%) ARCserve
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle RMAN
9 3 (0.73%) MOM
9 3 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (0.73%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (0.49%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 410 (100.00%) VMware
2 179 (43.66%) Microsoft
3 165 (40.24%) Citrix
4 82 (20.00%) NetApp
5 75 (18.29%) Cisco
6 48 (11.71%) HP
7 42 (10.24%) Dell
8 32 (7.80%) AppSense
9 30 (7.32%) Symantec
9 30 (7.32%) EMC
10 25 (6.10%) SonicWALL
11 24 (5.85%) Red Hat
12 19 (4.63%) IBM
13 18 (4.39%) Oracle
13 18 (4.39%) 3PAR
14 15 (3.66%) Sophos
15 14 (3.41%) Fujitsu
16 12 (2.93%) CheckPoint
17 10 (2.44%) Kaspersky
18 9 (2.20%) Veeam
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £68K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38154 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 to 65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago