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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 60 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 217 223 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.98% 4.09% 4.54%
As % of the System Software category 39.45% 40.04% 45.61%
Number of salaries quoted 188 202 184
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £58,250
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
550 557 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.09% 10.21% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 472 507 401
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -10 110 £42,000 -13.84% 7
Coventry +4 26 £38,500 +10.00% 3
Warwickshire +26 21 £31,500 -47.50% 2
Shropshire +7 16 £41,250 -8.33%
Staffordshire -26 11 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Worcestershire -12 9 £30,000 -10.44% 3
Wolverhampton +1 7 £32,000 -8.57%
Solihull -7 6 £42,500 +37.09% 1
Herefordshire - 6 £42,500 -
Dudley -3 2 £30,000 -11.11%
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 373 (100.00%) VMware
2 272 (72.92%) Windows
3 235 (63.00%) Microsoft
4 207 (55.50%) Citrix
5 201 (53.89%) Active Directory
6 159 (42.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 152 (40.75%) MS Exchange
8 134 (35.92%) Cisco
9 117 (31.37%) Hyper-V
10 112 (30.03%) Microsoft Certification
11 106 (28.42%) SAN
12 102 (27.35%) NetApp
13 94 (25.20%) Windows Server 2003
14 93 (24.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 92 (24.66%) MS Excel
16 89 (23.86%) MCSE
17 87 (23.32%) Windows Server 2012
18 86 (23.06%) SQL Server
19 84 (22.52%) Firewall
20 82 (21.98%) HP
20 82 (21.98%) DNS
21 81 (21.72%) ITIL
22 80 (21.45%) vSphere
23 76 (20.38%) XenDesktop
24 75 (20.11%) XenApp
24 75 (20.11%) TCP/IP
25 73 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
26 68 (18.23%) MCITP
27 65 (17.43%) Windows 7
28 63 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2013

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 152 (40.75%) MS Exchange
2 73 (19.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 61 (16.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 59 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 34 (9.12%) IIS
7 31 (8.31%) SharePoint
8 28 (7.51%) Lync
9 16 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (4.02%) Office Communications Server
11 14 (3.75%) Tomcat
12 13 (3.49%) Apache
13 10 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2000
14 8 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (1.34%) nginx
15 5 (1.34%) Apache Solr
15 5 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.80%) Oracle Application Server
17 2 (0.54%) Moodle
17 2 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 92 (24.66%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.29%) MS Office
3 7 (1.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.54%) MS Project
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.27%) Summit
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.27%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 32 (8.58%) Office 365
2 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.80%) IaaS
4 2 (0.54%) PaaS
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (28.42%) SAN
2 84 (22.52%) Firewall
3 82 (21.98%) DNS
4 75 (20.11%) TCP/IP
5 58 (15.55%) DHCP
6 48 (12.87%) WAN
7 46 (12.33%) VPN
8 41 (10.99%) LAN
9 38 (10.19%) NAS
10 27 (7.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 25 (6.70%) Unified Communications
12 23 (6.17%) NetScaler
13 19 (5.09%) Wireless
13 19 (5.09%) VLAN
14 16 (4.29%) Internet
15 15 (4.02%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (3.75%) WAAS
16 14 (3.75%) IP Telephony
17 12 (3.22%) iSCSI
18 11 (2.95%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (23.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.75%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.68%) MySQL
5 5 (1.34%) DB2
5 5 (1.34%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.80%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.54%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.27%) Big Data
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (0.80%) MSI
2 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (12.87%) Finance
2 10 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.41%) Legal
4 6 (1.61%) Retail
5 4 (1.07%) Local Government
6 3 (0.80%) Law
7 2 (0.54%) Marketing
7 2 (0.54%) Publishing
7 2 (0.54%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 85 (22.79%) Consultant
2 59 (15.82%) Architect
3 45 (12.06%) Administrator
4 39 (10.46%) Support Engineer
5 36 (9.65%) Systems Administrator
6 35 (9.38%) Analyst
7 30 (8.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (7.24%) Support Analyst
9 26 (6.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 26 (6.97%) Systems Engineer
10 25 (6.70%) Microsoft Consultant
10 25 (6.70%) IT Support
11 20 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
12 18 (4.83%) Technical Architect
12 18 (4.83%) Infrastructure Manager
12 18 (4.83%) Pre Sales Consultant
13 15 (4.02%) Exchange Consultant
14 14 (3.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 13 (3.49%) IT Support Engineer
15 13 (3.49%) FlexPod Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.88%) LAMP
2 6 (1.61%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.07%) XMPP
4 3 (0.80%) .NET
4 3 (0.80%) Web Services
5 2 (0.54%) XML
5 2 (0.54%) Middleware
5 2 (0.54%) COM
6 1 (0.27%) Java EE
6 1 (0.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 37 (9.92%) Clustering
2 24 (6.43%) FlexPod
3 21 (5.63%) Replication
4 18 (4.83%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.68%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.14%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.14%) CLARiiON
6 8 (2.14%) Celerra
7 4 (1.07%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.54%) iPhone
8 2 (0.54%) Symmetrix DMX
8 2 (0.54%) Open Source
9 1 (0.27%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.27%) PMI
9 1 (0.27%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.27%) PDA
9 1 (0.27%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 272 (72.92%) Windows
2 159 (42.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 94 (25.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 87 (23.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 65 (17.43%) Windows 7
6 44 (11.80%) Linux
7 28 (7.51%) Windows XP
8 25 (6.70%) UNIX
9 20 (5.36%) Windows 8
10 17 (4.56%) Windows 2000 Server
11 15 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (3.75%) Solaris
13 9 (2.41%) SUSE
13 9 (2.41%) Debian
14 8 (2.14%) CentOS
15 5 (1.34%) SELinux
15 5 (1.34%) VMS
15 5 (1.34%) AIX
16 4 (1.07%) Windows Vista
16 4 (1.07%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (21.72%) ITIL
2 41 (10.99%) Project Management
3 35 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (7.24%) Migration
5 26 (6.97%) Technical Architecture
6 25 (6.70%) Load Balancing
7 19 (5.09%) Change Control
8 15 (4.02%) Technical Analysis
8 15 (4.02%) Business Development
9 14 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (2.68%) Time Management
10 10 (2.68%) Asset Management
11 9 (2.41%) Security Management
12 8 (2.14%) Configuration Management
13 7 (1.88%) Service Delivery
13 7 (1.88%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (1.61%) Network Management
14 6 (1.61%) Incident Management
14 6 (1.61%) Change Management
15 5 (1.34%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.28%) SQL
2 15 (4.02%) PowerShell
3 11 (2.95%) Perl
4 10 (2.68%) Python
5 9 (2.41%) PHP
6 8 (2.14%) Java
7 5 (1.34%) Bash Shell
7 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.34%) VB
8 3 (0.80%) VBScript
9 2 (0.54%) C
9 2 (0.54%) C#
9 2 (0.54%) C++
9 2 (0.54%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.54%) Korn
10 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 112 (30.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (24.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 89 (23.86%) MCSE
4 68 (18.23%) MCITP
5 51 (13.67%) Citrix Certification
6 46 (12.33%) CCA
7 43 (11.53%) MCSA
8 36 (9.65%) MCTS
9 31 (8.31%) NCDA
10 28 (7.51%) Degree
11 27 (7.24%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (7.24%) MCP
12 25 (6.70%) VTSP
13 24 (6.43%) CCEE
13 24 (6.43%) NCIE
14 22 (5.90%) VCAP
14 22 (5.90%) Security Cleared
15 21 (5.63%) CCNA
16 13 (3.49%) VCDX
16 13 (3.49%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.68%) SLA
2 6 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 201 (53.89%) Active Directory
2 117 (31.37%) Hyper-V
3 80 (21.45%) vSphere
4 76 (20.38%) XenDesktop
5 75 (20.11%) XenApp
6 48 (12.87%) VMware ESX
7 30 (8.04%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (5.63%) XenServer
9 16 (4.29%) Terminal Services
10 15 (4.02%) vCloud
11 11 (2.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (2.68%) Forefront TMG
13 8 (2.14%) VMware Server
14 7 (1.88%) Postfix
14 7 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (1.34%) Sendmail
16 5 (1.34%) Varnish
17 4 (1.07%) Terminal Server
18 2 (0.54%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 44 (11.80%) SCCM
2 28 (7.51%) Backup Exec
3 22 (5.90%) SCOM
4 13 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 12 (3.22%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.41%) XenMobile
7 8 (2.14%) WSUS
7 8 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (2.14%) Nagios
8 6 (1.61%) Legato
9 5 (1.34%) ARCserve
10 4 (1.07%) Cisco UCCX
10 4 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.80%) AppDNA
11 3 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
11 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.54%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.54%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.54%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 373 (100.00%) VMware
2 235 (63.00%) Microsoft
3 207 (55.50%) Citrix
4 134 (35.92%) Cisco
5 102 (27.35%) NetApp
6 82 (21.98%) HP
7 45 (12.06%) EMC
8 38 (10.19%) Symantec
9 29 (7.77%) Dell
10 26 (6.97%) IBM
11 18 (4.83%) Red Hat
12 17 (4.56%) SonicWALL
13 16 (4.29%) CheckPoint
14 15 (4.02%) AppSense
15 12 (3.22%) 3PAR
16 11 (2.95%) SolarWinds
16 11 (2.95%) Oracle
17 9 (2.41%) Mitel
17 9 (2.41%) Siemens
18 8 (2.14%) CommVault
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