The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 31 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing VMware 308 354 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.79% 6.40% 8.23%
As % of the Vendors category 11.91% 12.63% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 269 329 355
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2587 2803 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.60% 50.65% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2137 2317 2099
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,376 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +1 156 £42,000 -2.32% 18
Coventry -13 42 £38,500 +10.00% 8
Shropshire +14 31 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Warwickshire +12 28 £31,500 -14.28% 1
Staffordshire -30 17 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Solihull -11 16 £42,500 +19.71% 1
Wolverhampton -7 8 £35,000 - 3
Worcestershire -16 4 £33,750 +0.74% 5
Herefordshire - 4 £42,500 -
Walsall +2 2 £31,500 -16.00%
Dudley -9 1 £35,000 +6.87%
Willenhall - 1 £35,000 -
Bilston - 1 £35,000 -
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England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 386 (66.32%) Windows
2 342 (58.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 321 (55.15%) Microsoft
4 284 (48.80%) Active Directory
5 264 (45.36%) Citrix
6 212 (36.43%) MS Exchange
7 208 (35.74%) Cisco
8 187 (32.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 175 (30.07%) SAN
10 158 (27.15%) NetApp
11 141 (24.23%) Hyper-V
12 136 (23.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 128 (21.99%) Firewall
14 125 (21.48%) HP
15 123 (21.13%) MS Excel
16 117 (20.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 111 (19.07%) SQL Server
18 109 (18.73%) DNS
19 105 (18.04%) vSphere
20 104 (17.87%) TCP/IP
21 103 (17.70%) MCSE
22 102 (17.53%) Linux
23 101 (17.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 98 (16.84%) Exchange Server 2010
25 97 (16.67%) SQL
26 94 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
27 90 (15.46%) DHCP
28 89 (15.29%) XenApp
29 84 (14.43%) WAN
30 81 (13.92%) ITIL

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 212 (36.43%) MS Exchange
2 98 (16.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 69 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 58 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 46 (7.90%) SharePoint
7 43 (7.39%) IIS
8 38 (6.53%) Lync
9 21 (3.61%) Apache
9 21 (3.61%) Tomcat
10 18 (3.09%) SharePoint Server
11 15 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 13 (2.23%) Office Communications Server
13 7 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2000
14 6 (1.03%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.86%) nginx
15 5 (0.86%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
17 3 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
18 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 123 (21.13%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.87%) MS Office
3 8 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.52%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.34%) Summit
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.17%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.39%) Office 365
2 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.86%) IaaS
4 2 (0.34%) PaaS
4 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 175 (30.07%) SAN
2 128 (21.99%) Firewall
3 109 (18.73%) DNS
4 104 (17.87%) TCP/IP
5 90 (15.46%) DHCP
6 84 (14.43%) WAN
7 78 (13.40%) LAN
8 68 (11.68%) VPN
9 54 (9.28%) NAS
10 31 (5.33%) Fibre Channel
11 28 (4.81%) VLAN
12 27 (4.64%) iSCSI
13 26 (4.47%) NetScaler
14 25 (4.30%) Unified Communications
14 25 (4.30%) Internet
15 21 (3.61%) Wireless
15 21 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (3.44%) IP Telephony
17 18 (3.09%) VoIP
18 17 (2.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (2.23%) MySQL
4 12 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.86%) NoSQL
5 5 (0.86%) DB2
5 5 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.34%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.69%) JIRA
1 4 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.52%) MSI
3 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.17%) Selenium
3 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.17%) FogBugz
3 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 74 (12.71%) Finance
2 14 (2.41%) Legal
3 12 (2.06%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.06%) Retail
4 10 (1.72%) Banking
5 7 (1.20%) Law
6 5 (0.86%) Back Office
7 4 (0.69%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.52%) Automotive
8 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.52%) Local Government
8 3 (0.52%) Marketing
9 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 113 (19.42%) Consultant
2 79 (13.57%) Architect
3 75 (12.89%) Analyst
4 69 (11.86%) Support Engineer
5 52 (8.93%) Administrator
6 50 (8.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 38 (6.53%) Systems Administrator
8 37 (6.36%) Support Analyst
9 36 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 32 (5.50%) Technical Architect
11 25 (4.30%) Systems Engineer
11 25 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
11 25 (4.30%) Infrastructure Manager
12 24 (4.12%) Microsoft Consultant
13 23 (3.95%) Team Leader
13 23 (3.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 21 (3.61%) Network Analyst
15 20 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 20 (3.44%) IT Support
16 19 (3.26%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.41%) .NET
2 10 (1.72%) Application Packaging
3 7 (1.20%) Web Services
3 7 (1.20%) XML
3 7 (1.20%) LAMP
4 6 (1.03%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.52%) Spring
5 3 (0.52%) XMPP
6 2 (0.34%) COM
6 2 (0.34%) CSS
6 2 (0.34%) SOAP
6 2 (0.34%) Flash
6 2 (0.34%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.17%) HTML
7 1 (0.17%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.17%) Middleware
7 1 (0.17%) ISPF
7 1 (0.17%) Java EE
7 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.73%) Clustering
2 24 (4.12%) Replication
3 23 (3.95%) FlexPod
4 18 (3.09%) CLARiiON
4 18 (3.09%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.06%) Client/Server
6 9 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (1.03%) Open Source
8 6 (1.03%) Celerra
9 5 (0.86%) Human Factors
9 5 (0.86%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.52%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.34%) iPhone
11 2 (0.34%) Symmetrix DMX
11 2 (0.34%) Handset
12 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.17%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.17%) CMDB
12 1 (0.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 386 (66.32%) Windows
2 187 (32.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 117 (20.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 102 (17.53%) Linux
5 94 (16.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 79 (13.57%) Windows 7
7 43 (7.39%) Windows XP
8 38 (6.53%) UNIX
9 33 (5.67%) Windows 8
10 22 (3.78%) Solaris
10 22 (3.78%) SUSE
11 21 (3.61%) Windows 2000 Server
12 16 (2.75%) AIX
13 13 (2.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (2.06%) HPUX
15 10 (1.72%) Debian
16 7 (1.20%) Android
17 6 (1.03%) CentOS
17 6 (1.03%) Windows NT
18 5 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (13.92%) ITIL
2 65 (11.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 52 (8.93%) Project Management
4 37 (6.36%) Migration
5 31 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
6 30 (5.15%) Load Balancing
7 29 (4.98%) Service Delivery
8 20 (3.44%) Business Continuity
8 20 (3.44%) Business Development
9 17 (2.92%) Change Control
10 16 (2.75%) Change Management
10 16 (2.75%) PRINCE2
11 15 (2.58%) Security Management
12 14 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (2.23%) Technical Analysis
14 12 (2.06%) Data Protection
15 11 (1.89%) Asset Management
15 11 (1.89%) Configuration Management
16 10 (1.72%) Time Management
17 9 (1.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (16.67%) SQL
2 18 (3.09%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.92%) Java
4 12 (2.06%) Perl
5 11 (1.89%) PHP
5 11 (1.89%) Python
6 9 (1.55%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.55%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.03%) VB
7 6 (1.03%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.52%) VBScript
8 3 (0.52%) C
8 3 (0.52%) C#
9 2 (0.34%) C++
9 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.34%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.34%) Korn
10 1 (0.17%) Ruby
10 1 (0.17%) JCL
Qualifications
1 136 (23.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 103 (17.70%) MCSE
3 101 (17.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 67 (11.51%) MCITP
4 67 (11.51%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (9.97%) Citrix Certification
6 56 (9.62%) CCNA
7 48 (8.25%) MCSA
8 44 (7.56%) CCA
9 38 (6.53%) MCTS
10 36 (6.19%) Degree
11 34 (5.84%) Security Cleared
12 29 (4.98%) NCDA
12 29 (4.98%) CCEE
13 27 (4.64%) MCP
14 23 (3.95%) NCIE
15 20 (3.44%) SC Cleared
16 19 (3.26%) VCAP
17 18 (3.09%) CCIA
18 17 (2.92%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.55%) SLA
2 8 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 342 (58.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 284 (48.80%) Active Directory
3 141 (24.23%) Hyper-V
4 105 (18.04%) vSphere
5 89 (15.29%) XenApp
6 75 (12.89%) XenDesktop
7 59 (10.14%) VMware ESX
8 39 (6.70%) VMware ESXi
9 36 (6.19%) XenServer
10 23 (3.95%) Terminal Services
11 12 (2.06%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (2.06%) vCloud
12 10 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
12 10 (1.72%) Terminal Server
13 9 (1.55%) VMware Server
14 7 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 6 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.86%) Postfix
16 5 (0.86%) Sendmail
16 5 (0.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 53 (9.11%) SCCM
2 37 (6.36%) SCOM
3 28 (4.81%) Backup Exec
4 16 (2.75%) NetBackup
5 15 (2.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (2.23%) WSUS
7 10 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.37%) XenMobile
9 6 (1.03%) Nagios
9 6 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.86%) ARCserve
11 4 (0.69%) Legato
11 4 (0.69%) Puppet
11 4 (0.69%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.69%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
12 3 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
12 3 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.52%) AppDNA
12 3 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 321 (55.15%) Microsoft
2 264 (45.36%) Citrix
3 208 (35.74%) Cisco
4 158 (27.15%) NetApp
5 125 (21.48%) HP
6 70 (12.03%) EMC
7 54 (9.28%) Symantec
8 46 (7.90%) IBM
9 43 (7.39%) Dell
10 27 (4.64%) Oracle
11 19 (3.26%) SonicWALL
12 18 (3.09%) Fujitsu
13 17 (2.92%) Red Hat
14 16 (2.75%) AppSense
14 16 (2.75%) WatchGuard
15 15 (2.58%) Sun
15 15 (2.58%) Juniper
16 14 (2.41%) CheckPoint
17 12 (2.06%) Intel
17 12 (2.06%) Veeam
West Midlands (County)
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K Basic+ benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K Basic+ benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £36k - 38k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Health & Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Shropshire
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £20000 to £25000 per annum - On call retainer, overtime, time in Lieu
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Linkpoint Resources
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Anthony Collins Solicitors
Posted: 25 days ago