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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 24 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware 404 370 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.04% 7.09% 6.29%
As % of the Vendors category 13.89% 14.03% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 347 336 260
Average salary £37,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.79% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
2908 2638 2304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.69% 50.56% 48.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2457 2238 1928
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

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 21 October 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 21 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 -5 194 £45,000 -10.00% 32
Coventry -19 42 £40,000 -9.09% 3
Staffordshire 0 36 £37,000 +13.84% 2
Warwickshire -3 31 £33,000 -12.00% 6
Solihull +5 22 £37,500 +11.94% 4
Worcestershire +2 22 £31,250 -2.34% 3
Shropshire +3 16 £42,500 +61.90% 4
Walsall +2 6 £23,000 -38.66% 1
Dudley -1 6 £30,000 -23.07% 1
Wolverhampton -10 6 £32,000 -1.75%
Herefordshire - 5 £21,000 - 4
Halesowen +2 3 £29,000 -17.14%
West Bromwich +4 2 £37,500 -3.84% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £34,500 -
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 531 (73.96%) Windows
2 428 (59.61%) Microsoft
3 422 (58.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 360 (50.14%) Citrix
5 346 (48.19%) Active Directory
6 264 (36.77%) MS Exchange
7 254 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 233 (32.45%) Cisco
9 203 (28.27%) Hyper-V
10 193 (26.88%) SAN
11 185 (25.77%) Microsoft Certification
12 173 (24.09%) vSphere
13 171 (23.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 170 (23.68%) HP
15 163 (22.70%) Windows Server 2003
16 162 (22.56%) MS Excel
17 157 (21.87%) NetApp
18 155 (21.59%) MCSE
18 155 (21.59%) Firewall
19 146 (20.33%) SQL Server
20 145 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2010
21 141 (19.64%) XenApp
22 130 (18.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 127 (17.69%) ITIL
24 124 (17.27%) DNS
25 117 (16.30%) SQL
26 108 (15.04%) TCP/IP
27 107 (14.90%) Linux
28 101 (14.07%) LAN
29 100 (13.93%) DHCP

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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
1 264 (36.77%) MS Exchange
2 145 (20.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 97 (13.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 87 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 81 (11.28%) Exchange Server 2007
6 69 (9.61%) SharePoint
7 55 (7.66%) IIS
8 40 (5.57%) Lync
9 16 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2000
10 13 (1.81%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.81%) IBM Notes
10 13 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.81%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (1.25%) SAS
11 9 (1.25%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (1.11%) JBoss
12 8 (1.11%) Apache
13 6 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.70%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 162 (22.56%) MS Excel
2 44 (6.13%) MS Office
3 6 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.14%) Exchequer
2 1 (0.14%) Summit
2 1 (0.14%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.14%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.99%) Office 365
2 11 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.84%) IaaS
4 3 (0.42%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.28%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) SaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 193 (26.88%) SAN
2 155 (21.59%) Firewall
3 124 (17.27%) DNS
4 108 (15.04%) TCP/IP
5 101 (14.07%) LAN
6 100 (13.93%) DHCP
7 96 (13.37%) WAN
8 61 (8.50%) VPN
9 50 (6.96%) NAS
10 41 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
11 34 (4.74%) NetScaler
12 26 (3.62%) Internet
12 26 (3.62%) VLAN
12 26 (3.62%) iSCSI
13 25 (3.48%) IP Telephony
13 25 (3.48%) HTTP
13 25 (3.48%) Wireless
14 22 (3.06%) VoIP
14 22 (3.06%) WAAS
15 20 (2.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (20.33%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.25%) MySQL
6 6 (0.84%) DB2
7 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.14%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.14%) Big Data
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (3.34%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.37%) JIRA
3 7 (0.97%) Hudson
3 7 (0.97%) Maven
3 7 (0.97%) CruiseControl
4 6 (0.84%) Ant
4 6 (0.84%) Mercurial
4 6 (0.84%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.42%) MSI
6 2 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.14%) ProC
General
1 82 (11.42%) Finance
2 14 (1.95%) Legal
3 8 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 7 (0.97%) Telecoms
5 6 (0.84%) Banking
5 6 (0.84%) Law
6 5 (0.70%) Automotive
6 5 (0.70%) Local Government
7 4 (0.56%) Back Office
8 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.42%) Retail
8 3 (0.42%) Marketing
9 1 (0.14%) Publishing
9 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 107 (14.90%) Consultant
2 95 (13.23%) Support Engineer
3 89 (12.40%) Architect
4 86 (11.98%) Analyst
5 65 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 57 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 50 (6.96%) Administrator
8 46 (6.41%) Support Analyst
9 42 (5.85%) Systems Administrator
10 37 (5.15%) IT Support
11 36 (5.01%) Systems Engineer
12 32 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
13 30 (4.18%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 29 (4.04%) Infrastructure Manager
15 27 (3.76%) Senior Support Engineer
15 27 (3.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 25 (3.48%) Team Leader
17 23 (3.20%) Technical Support
17 23 (3.20%) Server Engineer
18 22 (3.06%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.95%) Application Packaging
2 11 (1.53%) .NET
3 9 (1.25%) XML
3 9 (1.25%) ISPF
4 7 (0.97%) Middleware
4 7 (0.97%) Web Services
5 6 (0.84%) Software Packaging
6 4 (0.56%) XMPP
7 2 (0.28%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.28%) LAMP
8 1 (0.14%) COM
8 1 (0.14%) EDI
8 1 (0.14%) Spring
8 1 (0.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.33%) Clustering
2 27 (3.76%) FlexPod
3 18 (2.51%) Replication
3 18 (2.51%) Open Source
4 17 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.37%) Blackberry
5 13 (1.81%) CLARiiON
6 12 (1.67%) Celerra
7 11 (1.53%) EqualLogic
8 9 (1.25%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.25%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.11%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.97%) Statistics
11 6 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
12 5 (0.70%) GIS
12 5 (0.70%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.70%) Fat Client
13 4 (0.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 531 (73.96%) Windows
2 254 (35.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 171 (23.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 163 (22.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 107 (14.90%) Linux
6 66 (9.19%) Windows 7
7 43 (5.99%) UNIX
8 37 (5.15%) Windows 8
9 34 (4.74%) Windows XP
10 20 (2.79%) Solaris
11 17 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (2.37%) Windows 2000 Server
12 10 (1.39%) VMS
13 9 (1.25%) Windows Vista
14 8 (1.11%) CentOS
14 8 (1.11%) SUSE
15 7 (0.97%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.97%) Windows NT
15 7 (0.97%) Android
16 6 (0.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (17.69%) ITIL
2 83 (11.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 57 (7.94%) Project Management
4 49 (6.82%) Migration
5 30 (4.18%) Change Control
6 24 (3.34%) DevOps
7 22 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (3.06%) Load Balancing
7 22 (3.06%) Business Continuity
8 20 (2.79%) Service Delivery
9 18 (2.51%) Incident Management
9 18 (2.51%) PRINCE2
10 17 (2.37%) Waterfall
10 17 (2.37%) Kalman Filter
10 17 (2.37%) Scrum
10 17 (2.37%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (2.23%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (2.23%) Security Management
11 16 (2.23%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (1.81%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 117 (16.30%) SQL
2 41 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 33 (4.60%) Java
4 14 (1.95%) PHP
4 14 (1.95%) VBScript
5 13 (1.81%) Perl
6 10 (1.39%) Python
7 9 (1.25%) JCL
8 8 (1.11%) JavaScript
9 5 (0.70%) R
9 5 (0.70%) C#
10 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
10 4 (0.56%) VB
10 4 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.42%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.28%) C++
12 2 (0.28%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.14%) C
13 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 185 (25.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 155 (21.59%) MCSE
3 130 (18.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 88 (12.26%) Citrix Certification
4 88 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (11.42%) MCITP
6 77 (10.72%) CCA
7 66 (9.19%) CCNA
8 64 (8.91%) MCSA
9 48 (6.69%) Security Cleared
10 41 (5.71%) Degree
11 40 (5.57%) SC Cleared
12 38 (5.29%) MCTS
13 37 (5.15%) VTSP
14 35 (4.87%) NCDA
15 34 (4.74%) CCEE
16 32 (4.46%) CCNP
17 29 (4.04%) NCIE
18 27 (3.76%) MCP
19 23 (3.20%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.15%) SLA
2 7 (0.97%) QA
2 7 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 422 (58.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 346 (48.19%) Active Directory
3 203 (28.27%) Hyper-V
4 173 (24.09%) vSphere
5 141 (19.64%) XenApp
6 92 (12.81%) XenDesktop
7 72 (10.03%) VMware ESX
8 40 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (4.87%) vCloud
10 33 (4.60%) XenServer
11 22 (3.06%) Terminal Services
12 12 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (1.39%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.70%) Terminal Server
17 4 (0.56%) RHEV
18 3 (0.42%) Postfix
19 2 (0.28%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (7.80%) SCCM
2 45 (6.27%) SCOM
3 35 (4.87%) Backup Exec
4 24 (3.34%) Puppet
5 19 (2.65%) XenMobile
5 19 (2.65%) WSUS
6 18 (2.51%) NetBackup
7 17 (2.37%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (2.37%) Vagrant
8 15 (2.09%) Nagios
9 10 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (1.39%) SCDPM
10 9 (1.25%) OpenView
10 9 (1.25%) ServiceCenter
11 8 (1.11%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (0.84%) Legato
12 6 (0.84%) MOM
12 6 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
13 5 (0.70%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 428 (59.61%) Microsoft
2 360 (50.14%) Citrix
3 233 (32.45%) Cisco
4 170 (23.68%) HP
5 157 (21.87%) NetApp
6 96 (13.37%) EMC
7 61 (8.50%) Symantec
8 57 (7.94%) IBM
9 46 (6.41%) Dell
10 29 (4.04%) SonicWALL
11 23 (3.20%) Oracle
12 22 (3.06%) CheckPoint
13 19 (2.65%) 3PAR
13 19 (2.65%) CommVault
14 18 (2.51%) Red Hat
15 17 (2.37%) Juniper
16 14 (1.95%) AppSense
17 13 (1.81%) SolarWinds
17 13 (1.81%) Lotus
17 13 (1.81%) Intel
Redditch, Worcestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £36,000 per annum plus 30% benefits package (excellent
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Sanderson
Salary: £250000.00 - £350000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
SBC Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum £45k plus full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits, Car
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £27000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 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
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago