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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 28 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware 310 354 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 5.79% 6.41% 8.06%
As % of the Vendors category 11.99% 12.83% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 272 326 345
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 £38,000 £38,875
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.25%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2586 2759 2436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.29% 49.98% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2134 2270 2069
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 £27,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £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 11 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 11 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 +1 154 £42,000 -1.17% 21
Coventry -13 42 £38,500 +10.00% 9
Shropshire +14 31 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Warwickshire +9 28 £31,500 -12.50% 1
Solihull -14 18 £42,500 +19.71% 1
Staffordshire -38 15 £35,000 -17.64% 4
Wolverhampton -13 7 £35,000 - 4
Worcestershire -10 5 £32,500 -2.98% 3
Walsall - 3 £28,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 2 £42,500 - 1
Dudley -8 1 £35,000 +3.70% 1
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 11 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.

1 374 (64.48%) Windows
2 335 (57.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 319 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 277 (47.76%) Active Directory
5 262 (45.17%) Citrix
6 213 (36.72%) MS Exchange
7 206 (35.52%) Cisco
8 184 (31.72%) SAN
9 176 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
10 167 (28.79%) NetApp
11 139 (23.97%) Hyper-V
12 136 (23.45%) Microsoft Certification
13 130 (22.41%) MS Excel
14 124 (21.38%) HP
15 120 (20.69%) Firewall
16 110 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
17 109 (18.79%) Linux
18 108 (18.62%) SQL Server
19 105 (18.10%) DNS
20 103 (17.76%) MCSE
21 102 (17.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 101 (17.41%) TCP/IP
23 99 (17.07%) vSphere
23 99 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
24 94 (16.21%) SQL
25 87 (15.00%) WAN
26 85 (14.66%) DHCP
26 85 (14.66%) XenApp
27 80 (13.79%) ITIL
27 80 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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
1 213 (36.72%) MS Exchange
2 99 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 68 (11.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 53 (9.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 43 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 43 (7.41%) IIS
7 39 (6.72%) Lync
8 21 (3.62%) Apache
8 21 (3.62%) Tomcat
9 17 (2.93%) SharePoint Server
10 15 (2.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 13 (2.24%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2000
13 6 (1.03%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.86%) nginx
15 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.69%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.52%) Oracle Application Server
17 2 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 130 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 40 (6.90%) MS Office
3 8 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.34%) MS Project
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 42 (7.24%) Office 365
2 7 (1.21%) 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
1 184 (31.72%) SAN
2 120 (20.69%) Firewall
3 105 (18.10%) DNS
4 101 (17.41%) TCP/IP
5 87 (15.00%) WAN
6 85 (14.66%) DHCP
7 79 (13.62%) LAN
8 69 (11.90%) VPN
9 52 (8.97%) NAS
10 29 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
11 26 (4.48%) VLAN
12 25 (4.31%) Internet
12 25 (4.31%) NetScaler
12 25 (4.31%) Unified Communications
12 25 (4.31%) iSCSI
13 21 (3.62%) Wireless
14 19 (3.28%) IP Telephony
15 18 (3.10%) VoIP
15 18 (3.10%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (2.93%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (2.24%) MySQL
4 10 (1.72%) 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%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting 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%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.52%) MSI
3 2 (0.34%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.34%) JIRA
3 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) FogBugz
4 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.17%) Selenium
4 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (12.93%) Finance
2 14 (2.41%) Legal
2 14 (2.41%) Retail
3 13 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.07%) Banking
5 7 (1.21%) Law
6 5 (0.86%) Back Office
7 4 (0.69%) Aerospace
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
9 2 (0.34%) Automotive
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 119 (20.52%) Consultant
2 81 (13.97%) Architect
3 78 (13.45%) Analyst
4 64 (11.03%) Support Engineer
5 51 (8.79%) Administrator
6 50 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 38 (6.55%) Systems Administrator
7 38 (6.55%) Support Analyst
8 36 (6.21%) 3rd Line Support
9 34 (5.86%) Technical Architect
10 27 (4.66%) 2nd Line Support
11 25 (4.31%) Team Leader
11 25 (4.31%) Systems Engineer
12 24 (4.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 24 (4.14%) Infrastructure Manager
12 24 (4.14%) Microsoft Consultant
13 21 (3.62%) Network Analyst
14 20 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
15 19 (3.28%) Pre Sales Consultant
15 19 (3.28%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.41%) .NET
2 9 (1.55%) Application Packaging
3 7 (1.21%) LAMP
3 7 (1.21%) ASP.NET
3 7 (1.21%) Web Services
3 7 (1.21%) XML
4 3 (0.52%) CSS
4 3 (0.52%) Spring
4 3 (0.52%) XMPP
5 2 (0.34%) Hibernate
5 2 (0.34%) WPF
5 2 (0.34%) jQuery
5 2 (0.34%) SOAP
5 2 (0.34%) COM
5 2 (0.34%) Flash
6 1 (0.17%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.17%) Middleware
6 1 (0.17%) HTML
6 1 (0.17%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (7.59%) Clustering
2 23 (3.97%) Replication
2 23 (3.97%) FlexPod
3 18 (3.10%) Blackberry
3 18 (3.10%) CLARiiON
4 12 (2.07%) Client/Server
5 9 (1.55%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.38%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (1.21%) Human Factors
8 5 (0.86%) EqualLogic
8 5 (0.86%) Celerra
9 4 (0.69%) Open Source
10 3 (0.52%) Symmetrix DMX
10 3 (0.52%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.34%) NHS
11 2 (0.34%) Handset
11 2 (0.34%) iPhone
12 1 (0.17%) Device Driver
12 1 (0.17%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.17%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 374 (64.48%) Windows
2 176 (30.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 109 (18.79%) Linux
5 80 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (13.10%) Windows 7
7 42 (7.24%) Windows XP
8 39 (6.72%) UNIX
9 30 (5.17%) Windows 8
10 24 (4.14%) Solaris
11 23 (3.97%) SUSE
12 21 (3.62%) Windows 2000 Server
13 19 (3.28%) AIX
14 15 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (2.24%) HPUX
16 10 (1.72%) Debian
17 7 (1.21%) Android
18 6 (1.03%) CentOS
18 6 (1.03%) Windows NT
19 5 (0.86%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (13.79%) ITIL
2 65 (11.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 50 (8.62%) Project Management
4 36 (6.21%) Migration
5 33 (5.69%) Load Balancing
6 32 (5.52%) Technical Architecture
7 31 (5.34%) Service Delivery
8 21 (3.62%) Business Development
9 20 (3.45%) Business Continuity
10 17 (2.93%) PRINCE2
11 16 (2.76%) Change Control
12 15 (2.59%) Change Management
12 15 (2.59%) Security Management
13 14 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
14 13 (2.24%) Technical Analysis
15 12 (2.07%) Data Protection
16 11 (1.90%) Incident Management
16 11 (1.90%) Asset Management
16 11 (1.90%) Configuration Management
17 10 (1.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (16.21%) SQL
2 18 (3.10%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.59%) Perl
3 15 (2.59%) Java
4 12 (2.07%) Python
5 11 (1.90%) PHP
6 10 (1.72%) Shell Script
6 10 (1.72%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.21%) VB
8 6 (1.03%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.69%) VBScript
9 4 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 4 (0.69%) C#
10 3 (0.52%) C
10 3 (0.52%) Korn
11 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.34%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.34%) C++
12 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 136 (23.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 103 (17.76%) MCSE
3 102 (17.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 70 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (11.72%) MCITP
6 59 (10.17%) CCNA
7 53 (9.14%) Citrix Certification
8 47 (8.10%) MCSA
9 38 (6.55%) CCA
9 38 (6.55%) MCTS
10 37 (6.38%) Degree
11 33 (5.69%) Security Cleared
12 30 (5.17%) CCEE
13 29 (5.00%) MCP
14 26 (4.48%) NCDA
15 22 (3.79%) NCIE
16 20 (3.45%) SC Cleared
17 19 (3.28%) VCAP
18 18 (3.10%) CCIA
19 16 (2.76%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.55%) SLA
2 8 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 335 (57.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 277 (47.76%) Active Directory
3 139 (23.97%) Hyper-V
4 99 (17.07%) vSphere
5 85 (14.66%) XenApp
6 71 (12.24%) XenDesktop
7 56 (9.66%) VMware ESX
8 37 (6.38%) XenServer
8 37 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
9 23 (3.97%) Terminal Services
10 12 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (2.07%) vCloud
10 12 (2.07%) Forefront TMG
11 10 (1.72%) Terminal Server
12 8 (1.38%) VMware Server
13 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 5 (0.86%) Postfix
15 5 (0.86%) Sendmail
15 5 (0.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 47 (8.10%) SCCM
2 34 (5.86%) SCOM
3 27 (4.66%) Backup Exec
4 17 (2.93%) NetBackup
5 15 (2.59%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (2.41%) WSUS
7 10 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (1.38%) XenMobile
9 6 (1.03%) Nagios
9 6 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.86%) ARCserve
10 5 (0.86%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.69%) Legato
12 3 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 3 (0.52%) MAILsweeper
12 3 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
12 3 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
12 3 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
12 3 (0.52%) AppDNA
13 2 (0.34%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 319 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 262 (45.17%) Citrix
3 206 (35.52%) Cisco
4 167 (28.79%) NetApp
5 124 (21.38%) HP
6 72 (12.41%) EMC
7 55 (9.48%) Symantec
8 44 (7.59%) Dell
8 44 (7.59%) IBM
9 28 (4.83%) Oracle
10 20 (3.45%) SonicWALL
11 18 (3.10%) Fujitsu
11 18 (3.10%) WatchGuard
11 18 (3.10%) Red Hat
12 17 (2.93%) Sun
12 17 (2.93%) Juniper
13 14 (2.41%) CheckPoint
13 14 (2.41%) AppSense
13 14 (2.41%) Veeam
14 11 (1.90%) CommVault
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car allowance, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwickshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum 15% of salary cash/benefits package in additio
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum £5k & Bonus, Car, Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £5.4k Car Allowance + Fuel Card
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £55K basic + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Medical Insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, Warwickshire
Talent International
Salary: £36000 - £41000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago