The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 26 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware 361 365 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.62% 6.69% 8.03%
As % of the Vendors category 12.89% 13.16% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 319 338 330
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
VMware
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2800 2774 2479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.35% 50.83% 51.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 2374 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VMware
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware across the West Midlands region.

VMware Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VMware
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VMware Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

VMware
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 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 -2 176 £42,000 -11.57% 14
Coventry -14 42 £38,500 -10.46% 3
Warwickshire +24 33 £31,500 -30.00% 2
Shropshire +5 26 £35,000 +6.87% 1
Staffordshire -28 22 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Solihull +5 18 £37,500 +20.96% 2
Worcestershire -10 15 £30,000 -10.44% 3
Wolverhampton 0 8 £33,500 -1.47% 1
Herefordshire - 7 £40,000 -
Walsall -1 2 £34,000 -9.33% 1
West Bromwich -1 2 £37,500 +13.63%
Dudley -5 2 £30,000 -8.39%
VMware
England

VMware
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 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.

1 471 (73.59%) Windows
2 373 (58.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 358 (55.94%) Microsoft
4 313 (48.91%) Active Directory
5 305 (47.66%) Citrix
6 243 (37.97%) MS Exchange
7 235 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 210 (32.81%) Cisco
9 177 (27.66%) SAN
10 167 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 159 (24.84%) Hyper-V
12 152 (23.75%) Firewall
13 146 (22.81%) NetApp
14 141 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 132 (20.63%) DNS
16 131 (20.47%) HP
17 130 (20.31%) MCSE
17 130 (20.31%) vSphere
18 128 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 128 (20.00%) MS Excel
18 128 (20.00%) SQL Server
19 125 (19.53%) TCP/IP
20 123 (19.22%) Exchange Server 2010
21 112 (17.50%) Linux
22 111 (17.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 110 (17.19%) ITIL
24 104 (16.25%) SQL
24 104 (16.25%) DHCP
25 99 (15.47%) XenApp
26 88 (13.75%) Windows 7

VMware
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 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 243 (37.97%) MS Exchange
2 123 (19.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 83 (12.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 82 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 78 (12.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 62 (9.69%) SharePoint
7 54 (8.44%) IIS
8 38 (5.94%) Lync
9 23 (3.59%) Tomcat
10 18 (2.81%) Apache
10 18 (2.81%) SharePoint Server
11 16 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 15 (2.34%) Office Communications Server
13 10 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2000
14 8 (1.25%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.78%) nginx
15 5 (0.78%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.63%) EPiServer CMS
16 4 (0.63%) SAS
Applications
1 128 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 47 (7.34%) MS Office
3 7 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.16%) Summit
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.16%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 46 (7.19%) Office 365
2 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.09%) IaaS
4 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 177 (27.66%) SAN
2 152 (23.75%) Firewall
3 132 (20.63%) DNS
4 125 (19.53%) TCP/IP
5 104 (16.25%) DHCP
6 86 (13.44%) WAN
7 81 (12.66%) LAN
8 70 (10.94%) VPN
9 54 (8.44%) NAS
10 35 (5.47%) VLAN
11 31 (4.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (4.22%) iSCSI
12 27 (4.22%) Unified Communications
13 26 (4.06%) Wireless
13 26 (4.06%) NetScaler
14 25 (3.91%) Fibre Channel
15 24 (3.75%) HTTP
16 23 (3.59%) IP Telephony
16 23 (3.59%) Internet
17 19 (2.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (2.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (2.34%) MySQL
5 6 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.78%) DB2
6 5 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.31%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.16%) Big Data
9 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (3.13%) Jenkins
2 15 (2.34%) JIRA
3 5 (0.78%) CruiseControl
3 5 (0.78%) Maven
3 5 (0.78%) Hudson
4 4 (0.63%) Artifactory
4 4 (0.63%) Mercurial
4 4 (0.63%) Ant
5 3 (0.47%) MSI
6 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.16%) Selenium
7 1 (0.16%) ProC
7 1 (0.16%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 82 (12.81%) Finance
2 17 (2.66%) Legal
3 10 (1.56%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.56%) Banking
4 9 (1.41%) Law
5 8 (1.25%) Retail
6 5 (0.78%) Local Government
6 5 (0.78%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.63%) Back Office
8 3 (0.47%) Marketing
9 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.16%) Games
10 1 (0.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 104 (16.25%) Consultant
2 76 (11.88%) Architect
3 75 (11.72%) Analyst
4 73 (11.41%) Support Engineer
5 65 (10.16%) Administrator
6 62 (9.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 51 (7.97%) Systems Administrator
8 47 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support
9 42 (6.56%) Support Analyst
10 35 (5.47%) Infrastructure Manager
11 34 (5.31%) Systems Engineer
12 29 (4.53%) Technical Architect
12 29 (4.53%) IT Support
13 28 (4.38%) Microsoft Consultant
14 25 (3.91%) Team Leader
15 22 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support
15 22 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
16 21 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 20 (3.13%) Network Analyst
17 20 (3.13%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.72%) Application Packaging
2 8 (1.25%) .NET
3 7 (1.09%) Web Services
3 7 (1.09%) XML
3 7 (1.09%) LAMP
4 4 (0.63%) XMPP
4 4 (0.63%) ISPF
4 4 (0.63%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.47%) Spring
5 3 (0.47%) COM
6 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.31%) Middleware
6 2 (0.31%) SOAP
6 2 (0.31%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.16%) Java EE
7 1 (0.16%) HTML
7 1 (0.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 54 (8.44%) Clustering
2 24 (3.75%) FlexPod
3 22 (3.44%) Replication
4 19 (2.97%) Blackberry
5 17 (2.66%) CLARiiON
5 17 (2.66%) Open Source
6 12 (1.88%) Client/Server
7 9 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.25%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.25%) Celerra
9 4 (0.63%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (0.63%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.31%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.31%) Handset
10 2 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.31%) Human Factors
10 2 (0.31%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.31%) iPhone
10 2 (0.31%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 471 (73.59%) Windows
2 235 (36.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 141 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 128 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 112 (17.50%) Linux
6 88 (13.75%) Windows 7
7 42 (6.56%) UNIX
8 41 (6.41%) Windows XP
9 34 (5.31%) Windows 8
10 23 (3.59%) Solaris
10 23 (3.59%) Windows 2000 Server
11 20 (3.13%) SUSE
12 15 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (2.03%) AIX
14 9 (1.41%) HPUX
14 9 (1.41%) Debian
15 8 (1.25%) CentOS
15 8 (1.25%) Windows NT
15 8 (1.25%) Android
16 5 (0.78%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (17.19%) ITIL
2 70 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 56 (8.75%) Project Management
4 44 (6.88%) Migration
5 31 (4.84%) Load Balancing
6 30 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
7 26 (4.06%) Change Control
8 22 (3.44%) Service Delivery
9 20 (3.13%) DevOps
10 17 (2.66%) Business Continuity
11 16 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (2.34%) Scrum
12 15 (2.34%) PRINCE2
12 15 (2.34%) Business Development
12 15 (2.34%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (2.34%) Technical Analysis
12 15 (2.34%) Waterfall
13 14 (2.19%) Capacity Planning
13 14 (2.19%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (2.19%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (16.25%) SQL
2 31 (4.84%) Java
3 27 (4.22%) PowerShell
4 16 (2.50%) Python
4 16 (2.50%) Perl
4 16 (2.50%) PHP
5 9 (1.41%) VBScript
6 7 (1.09%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.09%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.94%) JavaScript
8 5 (0.78%) VB
9 4 (0.63%) JCL
10 3 (0.47%) C
10 3 (0.47%) C#
11 2 (0.31%) C++
11 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.31%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.31%) R
11 2 (0.31%) Korn
12 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 167 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 130 (20.31%) MCSE
3 111 (17.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 78 (12.19%) MCITP
5 71 (11.09%) Cisco Certification
6 63 (9.84%) MCSA
7 62 (9.69%) Citrix Certification
8 61 (9.53%) CCNA
9 54 (8.44%) CCA
10 41 (6.41%) MCTS
11 40 (6.25%) Degree
12 39 (6.09%) Security Cleared
13 34 (5.31%) NCDA
14 29 (4.53%) SC Cleared
14 29 (4.53%) MCP
15 27 (4.22%) NCIE
16 25 (3.91%) VTSP
17 24 (3.75%) CCEE
18 22 (3.44%) VCAP
19 13 (2.03%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.66%) SLA
2 7 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.94%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.31%) QA
6 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 373 (58.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 313 (48.91%) Active Directory
3 159 (24.84%) Hyper-V
4 130 (20.31%) vSphere
5 99 (15.47%) XenApp
6 79 (12.34%) XenDesktop
7 68 (10.63%) VMware ESX
8 46 (7.19%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (4.38%) XenServer
10 20 (3.13%) Terminal Services
11 17 (2.66%) vCloud
12 12 (1.88%) VMware Server
13 11 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
13 11 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (1.25%) Terminal Server
15 7 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (1.09%) Postfix
16 5 (0.78%) Sendmail
16 5 (0.78%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 68 (10.63%) SCCM
2 45 (7.03%) SCOM
3 30 (4.69%) Backup Exec
4 20 (3.13%) Puppet
5 15 (2.34%) Vagrant
5 15 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (2.19%) WSUS
6 14 (2.19%) NetBackup
7 13 (2.03%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (1.41%) Nagios
8 9 (1.41%) XenMobile
9 8 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.94%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.94%) Legato
10 6 (0.94%) SCDPM
11 5 (0.78%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.63%) OpenView
12 4 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
12 4 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
12 4 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 358 (55.94%) Microsoft
2 305 (47.66%) Citrix
3 210 (32.81%) Cisco
4 146 (22.81%) NetApp
5 131 (20.47%) HP
6 69 (10.78%) EMC
7 49 (7.66%) Symantec
8 48 (7.50%) IBM
9 40 (6.25%) Dell
10 22 (3.44%) Oracle
11 21 (3.28%) SonicWALL
12 19 (2.97%) Red Hat
13 17 (2.66%) CheckPoint
13 17 (2.66%) 3PAR
14 15 (2.34%) AppSense
15 14 (2.19%) Fujitsu
16 13 (2.03%) CommVault
16 13 (2.03%) Sun
16 13 (2.03%) Intel
17 12 (1.88%) Juniper
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + beneftis + training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £19k - 21k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £20k - 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 10000 Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + On-call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: Competitive, Grade 7
Posted: 9 days ago