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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 27 27 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMware 371 372 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.62% 6.84% 7.45%
As % of the Vendors category 12.86% 13.34% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 319 344 306
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +15.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
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
2885 2788 2460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.51% 51.24% 50.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2390 2370 2029
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -5 187 £45,000 -10.00% 13
Coventry -18 43 £38,500 -12.50% 7
Warwickshire +7 31 £33,000 -17.50% 5
Staffordshire -16 26 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Shropshire +4 21 £42,500 +28.78% 3
Worcestershire 0 17 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Solihull +8 16 £37,500 +20.96% 5
Wolverhampton -1 9 £32,000 -1.75% 2
Herefordshire - 7 £40,000 - 2
Walsall -4 3 £23,000 -38.66%
Dudley -6 3 £30,000 -8.39%
West Bromwich +2 2 £37,500 +13.63%
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 507 (73.91%) Windows
2 407 (59.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 396 (57.73%) Microsoft
4 337 (49.13%) Citrix
5 336 (48.98%) Active Directory
6 266 (38.78%) MS Exchange
7 244 (35.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 227 (33.09%) Cisco
9 186 (27.11%) Hyper-V
10 184 (26.82%) SAN
11 178 (25.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 163 (23.76%) Firewall
13 154 (22.45%) NetApp
14 152 (22.16%) HP
15 148 (21.57%) vSphere
16 146 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 146 (21.28%) MCSE
17 143 (20.85%) Windows Server 2012
18 142 (20.70%) MS Excel
18 142 (20.70%) SQL Server
19 137 (19.97%) Exchange Server 2010
20 136 (19.83%) DNS
21 131 (19.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 128 (18.66%) TCP/IP
23 124 (18.08%) XenApp
24 116 (16.91%) ITIL
25 115 (16.76%) SQL
26 113 (16.47%) Linux
27 106 (15.45%) DHCP
28 94 (13.70%) XenDesktop

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 266 (38.78%) MS Exchange
2 137 (19.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 94 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 92 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 85 (12.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 70 (10.20%) SharePoint
7 53 (7.73%) IIS
8 38 (5.54%) Lync
9 21 (3.06%) Tomcat
10 20 (2.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 18 (2.62%) SharePoint Server
12 17 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2000
13 14 (2.04%) Apache
14 12 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
15 11 (1.60%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.87%) SAS
16 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
17 5 (0.73%) nginx
17 5 (0.73%) Apache Solr
18 3 (0.44%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 142 (20.70%) MS Excel
2 46 (6.71%) MS Office
3 7 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.29%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) Summit
3 1 (0.15%) Academy Housing
3 1 (0.15%) arcHouse
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.15%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 45 (6.56%) Office 365
2 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.87%) IaaS
4 3 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (26.82%) SAN
2 163 (23.76%) Firewall
3 136 (19.83%) DNS
4 128 (18.66%) TCP/IP
5 106 (15.45%) DHCP
6 88 (12.83%) WAN
7 84 (12.24%) LAN
8 69 (10.06%) VPN
9 49 (7.14%) NAS
10 40 (5.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 34 (4.96%) NetScaler
12 31 (4.52%) VLAN
13 27 (3.94%) iSCSI
14 26 (3.79%) HTTP
15 25 (3.64%) Internet
16 24 (3.50%) IP Telephony
16 24 (3.50%) Wireless
17 23 (3.35%) Unified Communications
18 21 (3.06%) SSL
18 21 (3.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (20.70%) SQL Server
2 29 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.33%) MySQL
5 8 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.73%) DB2
7 5 (0.73%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.73%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.29%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.15%) Big Data
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (3.21%) Jenkins
2 17 (2.48%) JIRA
3 5 (0.73%) CruiseControl
3 5 (0.73%) Maven
3 5 (0.73%) Hudson
4 4 (0.58%) Artifactory
4 4 (0.58%) Ant
4 4 (0.58%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.44%) MSI
6 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.15%) ProC
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 86 (12.54%) Finance
2 15 (2.19%) Legal
3 10 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.31%) Banking
5 8 (1.17%) Law
6 7 (1.02%) Retail
7 5 (0.73%) Local Government
8 4 (0.58%) Back Office
8 4 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.44%) Automotive
9 3 (0.44%) Marketing
10 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 112 (16.33%) Consultant
2 88 (12.83%) Architect
3 83 (12.10%) Support Engineer
4 73 (10.64%) Analyst
5 64 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 63 (9.18%) Administrator
7 50 (7.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 49 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
9 45 (6.56%) Support Analyst
10 38 (5.54%) Infrastructure Manager
11 37 (5.39%) Systems Engineer
12 34 (4.96%) IT Support
13 28 (4.08%) Technical Architect
13 28 (4.08%) Pre Sales Consultant
14 27 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support
14 27 (3.94%) Team Leader
15 25 (3.64%) Solutions Architect
15 25 (3.64%) Microsoft Consultant
16 24 (3.50%) Server Engineer
17 23 (3.35%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.90%) Application Packaging
2 7 (1.02%) .NET
2 7 (1.02%) Web Services
2 7 (1.02%) XML
2 7 (1.02%) LAMP
3 6 (0.87%) ISPF
4 5 (0.73%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.58%) XMPP
5 4 (0.58%) Middleware
6 3 (0.44%) COM
7 2 (0.29%) Spring
8 1 (0.15%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.15%) SOAP
8 1 (0.15%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.33%) Clustering
2 30 (4.37%) FlexPod
3 24 (3.50%) Replication
4 23 (3.35%) Blackberry
5 19 (2.77%) Open Source
6 17 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.33%) CLARiiON
8 11 (1.60%) Celerra
9 10 (1.46%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.31%) EqualLogic
11 8 (1.17%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.17%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.87%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.87%) Thin Client
12 6 (0.87%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
13 2 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.29%) iPhone
13 2 (0.29%) Symmetrix DMX
13 2 (0.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 507 (73.91%) Windows
2 244 (35.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 146 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 143 (20.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 113 (16.47%) Linux
6 84 (12.24%) Windows 7
7 44 (6.41%) UNIX
8 41 (5.98%) Windows XP
9 37 (5.39%) Windows 8
10 22 (3.21%) Solaris
10 22 (3.21%) Windows 2000 Server
11 19 (2.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (2.33%) SUSE
13 10 (1.46%) Debian
13 10 (1.46%) AIX
14 9 (1.31%) CentOS
15 8 (1.17%) Windows NT
15 8 (1.17%) VMS
15 8 (1.17%) Android
16 6 (0.87%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (16.91%) ITIL
2 82 (11.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 59 (8.60%) Project Management
4 46 (6.71%) Migration
5 33 (4.81%) Change Control
6 28 (4.08%) Load Balancing
7 22 (3.21%) Technical Architecture
7 22 (3.21%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (3.21%) DevOps
8 21 (3.06%) Service Delivery
9 17 (2.48%) Scrum
9 17 (2.48%) Business Continuity
9 17 (2.48%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (2.48%) Waterfall
10 15 (2.19%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (2.04%) Line Management
11 14 (2.04%) Security Management
11 14 (2.04%) PRINCE2
12 13 (1.90%) Change Management
12 13 (1.90%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 115 (16.76%) SQL
2 33 (4.81%) PowerShell
3 31 (4.52%) Java
4 16 (2.33%) Perl
5 15 (2.19%) PHP
5 15 (2.19%) Python
6 14 (2.04%) VBScript
7 7 (1.02%) VB
8 6 (0.87%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.87%) JCL
9 5 (0.73%) Bash Shell
9 5 (0.73%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.44%) R
10 3 (0.44%) C
10 3 (0.44%) C#
11 2 (0.29%) C++
11 2 (0.29%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.29%) Korn
12 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 178 (25.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 146 (21.28%) MCSE
3 131 (19.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 82 (11.95%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (11.95%) MCITP
5 81 (11.81%) Citrix Certification
6 71 (10.35%) CCA
7 66 (9.62%) CCNA
8 63 (9.18%) MCSA
9 48 (7.00%) Security Cleared
10 41 (5.98%) Degree
11 40 (5.83%) MCTS
12 39 (5.69%) SC Cleared
13 36 (5.25%) NCDA
13 36 (5.25%) VTSP
14 35 (5.10%) MCP
15 32 (4.66%) CCEE
16 30 (4.37%) NCIE
17 25 (3.64%) VCAP
18 22 (3.21%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.64%) SLA
2 7 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.58%) QA
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 407 (59.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 336 (48.98%) Active Directory
3 186 (27.11%) Hyper-V
4 148 (21.57%) vSphere
5 124 (18.08%) XenApp
6 94 (13.70%) XenDesktop
7 78 (11.37%) VMware ESX
8 43 (6.27%) VMware ESXi
9 31 (4.52%) XenServer
10 29 (4.23%) vCloud
11 27 (3.94%) Terminal Services
12 15 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 12 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 12 (1.75%) VMware Server
14 11 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
15 9 (1.31%) Terminal Server
16 7 (1.02%) Postfix
17 6 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
18 5 (0.73%) Sendmail
18 5 (0.73%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 68 (9.91%) SCCM
2 44 (6.41%) SCOM
3 34 (4.96%) Backup Exec
4 22 (3.21%) Puppet
5 21 (3.06%) NetBackup
6 18 (2.62%) XenMobile
7 17 (2.48%) Vagrant
7 17 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (2.19%) WSUS
8 15 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (1.46%) Nagios
10 8 (1.17%) SCOrch
11 7 (1.02%) SCDPM
11 7 (1.02%) ARCserve
11 7 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 6 (0.87%) ServiceCenter
12 6 (0.87%) OpenView
12 6 (0.87%) Legato
13 5 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 396 (57.73%) Microsoft
2 337 (49.13%) Citrix
3 227 (33.09%) Cisco
4 154 (22.45%) NetApp
5 152 (22.16%) HP
6 82 (11.95%) EMC
7 58 (8.45%) IBM
7 58 (8.45%) Symantec
8 46 (6.71%) Dell
9 28 (4.08%) SonicWALL
10 23 (3.35%) Oracle
11 22 (3.21%) Red Hat
12 20 (2.92%) 3PAR
13 19 (2.77%) CheckPoint
14 15 (2.19%) WatchGuard
14 15 (2.19%) AppSense
15 14 (2.04%) CommVault
15 14 (2.04%) Intel
16 12 (1.75%) SolarWinds
17 11 (1.60%) Lotus
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + Excellent Bonus + Oncall
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Telford Wrekin Council
Salary: From £35,784 to £38,422 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Home Based, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £33000 - £47000 per annum + Bonus+ Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £56000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum up to £40k base plus bens + bonus +
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago