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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 22 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware 369 371 384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.75% 6.68% 7.94%
As % of the Vendors category 13.15% 13.17% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 326 342 328
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
2807 2816 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.35% 50.74% 51.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2324 2413 2051
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 £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 2 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 2 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 -4 184 £42,000 -11.57% 22
Coventry -14 43 £38,500 -10.46% 2
Warwickshire +15 32 £31,500 -30.00% 2
Shropshire +3 25 £35,000 +6.87% 2
Staffordshire -26 22 £35,000 -3.44% 1
Solihull +7 18 £36,250 +16.93% 5
Worcestershire -9 15 £30,000 -10.44% 3
Wolverhampton 0 9 £32,000 -5.88% 1
Herefordshire - 7 £40,000 -
Walsall -1 3 £28,000 -25.33% 2
Dudley -5 3 £30,000 -8.39%
West Bromwich +1 2 £37,500 +13.63%
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 481 (73.66%) Windows
2 379 (58.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 363 (55.59%) Microsoft
4 319 (48.85%) Active Directory
5 311 (47.63%) Citrix
6 247 (37.83%) MS Exchange
7 238 (36.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 215 (32.92%) Cisco
9 183 (28.02%) SAN
10 169 (25.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 162 (24.81%) Hyper-V
12 157 (24.04%) Firewall
13 150 (22.97%) NetApp
14 142 (21.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 139 (21.29%) vSphere
16 135 (20.67%) HP
16 135 (20.67%) DNS
17 134 (20.52%) Windows Server 2012
18 132 (20.21%) MCSE
19 131 (20.06%) MS Excel
20 130 (19.91%) TCP/IP
21 129 (19.75%) SQL Server
22 124 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
23 115 (17.61%) Linux
24 113 (17.30%) ITIL
24 113 (17.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 107 (16.39%) SQL
25 107 (16.39%) DHCP
26 105 (16.08%) XenApp
27 87 (13.32%) WAN

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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
1 247 (37.83%) MS Exchange
2 124 (18.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 85 (13.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 85 (13.02%) Exchange Server 2003
4 78 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 64 (9.80%) SharePoint
6 54 (8.27%) IIS
7 38 (5.82%) Lync
8 23 (3.52%) Tomcat
9 18 (2.76%) Apache
9 18 (2.76%) SharePoint Server
9 18 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 14 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2000
12 9 (1.38%) IBM Notes
13 6 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.77%) nginx
14 5 (0.77%) Apache Solr
15 4 (0.61%) EPiServer CMS
15 4 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 131 (20.06%) MS Excel
2 46 (7.04%) MS Office
3 7 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.31%) MS Project
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.15%) Summit
3 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.15%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 44 (6.74%) Office 365
2 9 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.07%) IaaS
4 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 183 (28.02%) SAN
2 157 (24.04%) Firewall
3 135 (20.67%) DNS
4 130 (19.91%) TCP/IP
5 107 (16.39%) DHCP
6 87 (13.32%) WAN
7 82 (12.56%) LAN
8 70 (10.72%) VPN
9 53 (8.12%) NAS
10 36 (5.51%) VLAN
11 32 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (4.44%) iSCSI
13 27 (4.13%) NetScaler
14 26 (3.98%) Unified Communications
14 26 (3.98%) Fibre Channel
14 26 (3.98%) Wireless
15 25 (3.83%) HTTP
16 23 (3.52%) IP Telephony
16 23 (3.52%) Internet
17 20 (3.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (19.75%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (2.30%) MySQL
5 6 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.77%) NoSQL
6 5 (0.77%) DB2
7 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.31%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.31%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.15%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (3.22%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.45%) JIRA
3 5 (0.77%) CruiseControl
3 5 (0.77%) Maven
3 5 (0.77%) Hudson
4 4 (0.61%) Artifactory
4 4 (0.61%) Mercurial
4 4 (0.61%) Ant
5 3 (0.46%) MSI
6 2 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.15%) Selenium
7 1 (0.15%) ProC
7 1 (0.15%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 82 (12.56%) Finance
2 17 (2.60%) Legal
3 10 (1.53%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.53%) Banking
4 9 (1.38%) Law
5 8 (1.23%) Retail
6 5 (0.77%) Local Government
6 5 (0.77%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.61%) Back Office
8 3 (0.46%) Marketing
9 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.31%) Automotive
9 2 (0.31%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.31%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 104 (15.93%) Consultant
2 76 (11.64%) Architect
2 76 (11.64%) Support Engineer
3 74 (11.33%) Analyst
4 66 (10.11%) Administrator
5 64 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 52 (7.96%) Systems Administrator
7 49 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
8 42 (6.43%) Support Analyst
9 36 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
10 35 (5.36%) Infrastructure Manager
11 29 (4.44%) Technical Architect
11 29 (4.44%) IT Support
12 27 (4.13%) Microsoft Consultant
13 25 (3.83%) Team Leader
14 23 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
15 22 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
15 22 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 21 (3.22%) Server Engineer
17 20 (3.06%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.84%) Application Packaging
2 8 (1.23%) .NET
3 7 (1.07%) Web Services
3 7 (1.07%) XML
3 7 (1.07%) LAMP
4 4 (0.61%) XMPP
4 4 (0.61%) ISPF
4 4 (0.61%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.46%) Spring
5 3 (0.46%) COM
6 2 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.31%) Middleware
6 2 (0.31%) SOAP
6 2 (0.31%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.15%) Java EE
7 1 (0.15%) HTML
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.58%) Clustering
2 25 (3.83%) FlexPod
3 24 (3.68%) Replication
4 21 (3.22%) Blackberry
5 18 (2.76%) Open Source
6 17 (2.60%) CLARiiON
7 12 (1.84%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.23%) Computer Science
9 8 (1.23%) Celerra
10 5 (0.77%) EqualLogic
11 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.61%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.61%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.61%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.31%) Handset
12 2 (0.31%) Human Factors
12 2 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.31%) iPhone
12 2 (0.31%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 481 (73.66%) Windows
2 238 (36.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 142 (21.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 134 (20.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 115 (17.61%) Linux
6 87 (13.32%) Windows 7
7 43 (6.58%) UNIX
8 39 (5.97%) Windows XP
9 33 (5.05%) Windows 8
10 24 (3.68%) Solaris
11 23 (3.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 20 (3.06%) SUSE
13 15 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (1.99%) AIX
15 9 (1.38%) HPUX
15 9 (1.38%) Debian
16 8 (1.23%) CentOS
16 8 (1.23%) Windows NT
16 8 (1.23%) Android
17 6 (0.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (17.30%) ITIL
2 72 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 56 (8.58%) Project Management
4 43 (6.58%) Migration
5 31 (4.75%) Load Balancing
6 27 (4.13%) Technical Architecture
6 27 (4.13%) Change Control
7 23 (3.52%) Service Delivery
8 21 (3.22%) DevOps
9 17 (2.60%) Business Continuity
9 17 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (2.45%) Scrum
10 16 (2.45%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (2.45%) Waterfall
11 15 (2.30%) Business Development
11 15 (2.30%) PRINCE2
12 14 (2.14%) Change Management
12 14 (2.14%) Capacity Planning
12 14 (2.14%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (2.14%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (16.39%) SQL
2 32 (4.90%) Java
3 29 (4.44%) PowerShell
4 16 (2.45%) Python
4 16 (2.45%) Perl
4 16 (2.45%) PHP
5 11 (1.68%) VBScript
6 7 (1.07%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.07%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.92%) VB
7 6 (0.92%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.61%) JCL
9 3 (0.46%) C
9 3 (0.46%) C#
10 2 (0.31%) C++
10 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.31%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.31%) R
10 2 (0.31%) Korn
11 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 169 (25.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 132 (20.21%) MCSE
3 113 (17.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 77 (11.79%) MCITP
5 75 (11.49%) Cisco Certification
6 64 (9.80%) CCNA
6 64 (9.80%) Citrix Certification
7 63 (9.65%) MCSA
8 56 (8.58%) CCA
9 40 (6.13%) Degree
9 40 (6.13%) MCTS
9 40 (6.13%) Security Cleared
10 34 (5.21%) NCDA
11 30 (4.59%) SC Cleared
11 30 (4.59%) MCP
12 27 (4.13%) NCIE
13 26 (3.98%) VTSP
14 24 (3.68%) CCEE
15 22 (3.37%) VCAP
16 14 (2.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.60%) SLA
2 7 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.92%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.31%) QA
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 379 (58.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 319 (48.85%) Active Directory
3 162 (24.81%) Hyper-V
4 139 (21.29%) vSphere
5 105 (16.08%) XenApp
6 80 (12.25%) XenDesktop
7 69 (10.57%) VMware ESX
8 46 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
9 28 (4.29%) XenServer
10 22 (3.37%) Terminal Services
11 18 (2.76%) vCloud
12 12 (1.84%) Forefront TMG
12 12 (1.84%) VMware Server
12 12 (1.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (1.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 8 (1.23%) Terminal Server
15 7 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (1.07%) Postfix
16 5 (0.77%) Sendmail
16 5 (0.77%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 68 (10.41%) SCCM
2 45 (6.89%) SCOM
3 30 (4.59%) Backup Exec
4 21 (3.22%) Puppet
5 16 (2.45%) Vagrant
5 16 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (2.45%) NetBackup
6 13 (1.99%) WSUS
6 13 (1.99%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (1.53%) XenMobile
8 9 (1.38%) Nagios
9 8 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.92%) Legato
10 6 (0.92%) SCDPM
11 5 (0.77%) ARCserve
12 4 (0.61%) OpenView
12 4 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
12 4 (0.61%) Cisco UCCX
12 4 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 363 (55.59%) Microsoft
2 311 (47.63%) Citrix
3 215 (32.92%) Cisco
4 150 (22.97%) NetApp
5 135 (20.67%) HP
6 71 (10.87%) EMC
7 51 (7.81%) IBM
7 51 (7.81%) Symantec
8 44 (6.74%) Dell
9 24 (3.68%) SonicWALL
10 22 (3.37%) Oracle
11 20 (3.06%) Red Hat
12 19 (2.91%) CheckPoint
13 17 (2.60%) 3PAR
14 15 (2.30%) AppSense
15 14 (2.14%) Fujitsu
16 13 (1.99%) WatchGuard
16 13 (1.99%) CommVault
16 13 (1.99%) Sun
16 13 (1.99%) Intel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bucknell, Shropshire
Network ITR
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £20000 per annum + car
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £15,000 to £21,000 per annum £21k basic + bonus + pension + healt
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £30,000 + overtime + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 23 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + beneftis + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Volt
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago