Period
to 1 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 1 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > Midlands
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 63 44 52
Rank change year-on-year -19 +8 +17
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 290 511 587
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.20% 5.14% 4.82%
As % of the System Software category 25.09% 29.85% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 299 424 476
Median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.51% +12.34%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,465 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,250 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +1.19%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,156 1,712 2,046
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.74% 17.24% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1,014 1,408 1,501
Median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the Midlands.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in the Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the Midlands over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 1 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -19 203 £40,000 - 44
East Midlands -1 84 £40,000 - 22
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 290 (100.00%) VMware
2 195 (67.24%) Windows
3 167 (57.59%) Azure
4 147 (50.69%) Windows Server
5 144 (49.66%) Microsoft
6 137 (47.24%) Active Directory
7 133 (45.86%) Microsoft 365
8 132 (45.52%) Hyper-V
9 80 (27.59%) PowerShell
10 78 (26.90%) Cisco
11 77 (26.55%) ITIL
12 74 (25.52%) Linux
13 70 (24.14%) Citrix
14 66 (22.76%) Microsoft Certification
14 66 (22.76%) Problem-Solving
15 65 (22.41%) Firewall
16 63 (21.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 59 (20.34%) AWS
18 54 (18.62%) TCP/IP
19 51 (17.59%) MCSE
20 49 (16.90%) DNS
21 48 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
22 45 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
22 45 (15.52%) SAN
22 45 (15.52%) Windows Server 2016
23 42 (14.48%) DevOps
24 40 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
25 38 (13.10%) DHCP
25 38 (13.10%) vSphere
25 38 (13.10%) Security Cleared

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.62%) SharePoint
3 15 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.38%) IIS
5 4 (1.38%) OpenROAD
6 3 (1.03%) Apache
6 3 (1.03%) Jupyter
6 3 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.69%) nginx
7 2 (0.69%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.34%) Confluence
8 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.79%) Workfront
2 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.34%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 167 (57.59%) Azure
2 133 (45.86%) Microsoft 365
3 59 (20.34%) AWS
4 23 (7.93%) GitHub
5 20 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.41%) IaaS
6 7 (2.41%) PaaS
7 5 (1.72%) GCP
7 5 (1.72%) SaaS
8 4 (1.38%) OpenDNS
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 65 (22.41%) Firewall
2 54 (18.62%) TCP/IP
3 49 (16.90%) DNS
4 45 (15.52%) SAN
5 38 (13.10%) DHCP
6 35 (12.07%) WAN
7 31 (10.69%) LAN
8 19 (6.55%) VPN
9 17 (5.86%) VLAN
10 15 (5.17%) NAS
10 15 (5.17%) VoIP
11 12 (4.14%) Network Security
11 12 (4.14%) Remote Desktop
12 9 (3.10%) Wireless
13 8 (2.76%) Internet
13 8 (2.76%) iSCSI
14 7 (2.41%) Cisco IOS
15 6 (2.07%) IP Telephony
16 5 (1.72%) HTTP
16 5 (1.72%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.07%) MySQL
3 4 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (1.38%) DB2
3 4 (1.38%) Ingres
4 3 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.69%) Redis
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (11.72%) Git (software)
2 14 (4.83%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.41%) Subversion
4 6 (2.07%) Artifactory
4 6 (2.07%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (2.07%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.03%) GitLab
6 3 (1.03%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.34%) JIRA
8 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (11.72%) Public Sector
2 17 (5.86%) Finance
3 15 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.48%) Aerospace
5 8 (2.76%) Digital Economy
6 6 (2.07%) Law
6 6 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.38%) Military
7 4 (1.38%) Police
8 3 (1.03%) Banking
8 3 (1.03%) Games
9 2 (0.69%) Electronics
9 2 (0.69%) Marketing
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
10 1 (0.34%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 48 (16.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (11.38%) Support Engineer
3 33 (11.38%) Systems Engineer
4 32 (11.03%) DevOps Engineer
5 26 (8.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 21 (7.24%) Analyst
6 21 (7.24%) Network Engineer
7 20 (6.90%) IT Support
8 19 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 17 (5.86%) Storage Engineer
10 16 (5.52%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 15 (5.17%) Administrator
12 13 (4.48%) IT Manager
13 12 (4.14%) Support Analyst
14 11 (3.79%) IT Support Engineer
14 11 (3.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 11 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
14 11 (3.79%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.07%) COM
2 4 (1.38%) .NET
2 4 (1.38%) Entity Framework
2 4 (1.38%) WCF
2 4 (1.38%) WPF
3 3 (1.03%) Web Services
4 2 (0.69%) LAMP
4 2 (0.69%) XML
5 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.34%) HTML
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.03%) Data Centre
2 23 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (7.59%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (5.86%) Replication
5 13 (4.48%) Clustering
6 10 (3.45%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.10%) Enterprise Storage
8 7 (2.41%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.07%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.72%) CMDB
11 4 (1.38%) HP Storage
11 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.38%) PKI
11 4 (1.38%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.38%) Virtual Team
12 3 (1.03%) FMCG
12 3 (1.03%) LPAR
13 2 (0.69%) Fibre Optics
13 2 (0.69%) Handset
13 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 195 (67.24%) Windows
2 147 (50.69%) Windows Server
3 74 (25.52%) Linux
4 48 (16.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (15.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 32 (11.03%) Windows 10
7 23 (7.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (5.86%) Windows Server 2019
9 15 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (3.79%) Unix
11 7 (2.41%) CentOS
12 5 (1.72%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.03%) AIX
13 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.69%) Android
14 2 (0.69%) Fedora
14 2 (0.69%) Solaris
14 2 (0.69%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (26.55%) ITIL
2 66 (22.76%) Problem-Solving
3 63 (21.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 42 (14.48%) DevOps
5 40 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (12.76%) Service Management
7 32 (11.03%) Configuration Management
8 31 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 30 (10.34%) Virtual Environments
10 27 (9.31%) High Availability
11 25 (8.62%) Server Management
12 24 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (6.55%) Project Management
14 18 (6.21%) Change Control
14 18 (6.21%) Desktop Virtualisation
15 17 (5.86%) ITIL V3
15 17 (5.86%) Problem Management
16 16 (5.52%) SDLC
16 16 (5.52%) Software Deployment
17 15 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 80 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 37 (12.76%) Bash Shell
2 37 (12.76%) SQL
3 34 (11.72%) Python
4 8 (2.76%) C#
5 7 (2.41%) PHP
5 7 (2.41%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.38%) C
6 4 (1.38%) C++
6 4 (1.38%) Ingres ABF
6 4 (1.38%) Java
6 4 (1.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.38%) Perl
6 4 (1.38%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.34%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 66 (22.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (17.59%) MCSE
3 38 (13.10%) Security Cleared
4 37 (12.76%) MCSA
5 32 (11.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 28 (9.66%) Degree
7 26 (8.97%) SC Cleared
8 17 (5.86%) CCNA
8 17 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (4.48%) MCITP
11 11 (3.79%) DV Cleared
12 10 (3.45%) NCDA
12 10 (3.45%) NCIE
13 8 (2.76%) AWS Certification
14 7 (2.41%) MCTS
15 6 (2.07%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (1.38%) CCNP
16 4 (1.38%) Network+ Certification
16 4 (1.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.59%) SLA
2 11 (3.79%) GDPR
3 9 (3.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.69%) QA
6 1 (0.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 137 (47.24%) Active Directory
2 132 (45.52%) Hyper-V
3 38 (13.10%) vSphere
4 37 (12.76%) XenApp
5 26 (8.97%) VMware ESXi
6 18 (6.21%) Virtual Servers
7 17 (5.86%) Docker
7 17 (5.86%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (5.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 14 (4.83%) XenDesktop
10 10 (3.45%) NFS
11 9 (3.10%) BitLocker
12 5 (1.72%) KVM
12 5 (1.72%) VMware Server
13 4 (1.38%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.69%) Postfix
14 2 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.69%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 1 (0.34%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 37 (12.76%) Ansible
2 30 (10.34%) SCCM
3 24 (8.28%) Terraform
4 17 (5.86%) Backup Exec
4 17 (5.86%) Puppet
5 16 (5.52%) WSUS
6 13 (4.48%) Microsoft Clustering
6 13 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (4.48%) SCOM
7 9 (3.10%) Kubernetes
7 9 (3.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (3.10%) NetBackup
8 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (2.41%) vCenter Server
9 6 (2.07%) Rancher
10 4 (1.38%) Nagios
10 4 (1.38%) Red Hat Satellite
11 3 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.03%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.69%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 290 (100.00%) VMware
2 144 (49.66%) Microsoft
3 78 (26.90%) Cisco
4 70 (24.14%) Citrix
5 36 (12.41%) Veeam
6 31 (10.69%) NetApp
7 28 (9.66%) Dell
8 23 (7.93%) HP
9 20 (6.90%) Red Hat
10 17 (5.86%) Fortinet
11 16 (5.52%) EMC
12 14 (4.83%) Avaya
13 13 (4.48%) ServiceNow
14 12 (4.14%) Ivanti
14 12 (4.14%) Remedy
15 10 (3.45%) Oracle
16 9 (3.10%) IBM
16 9 (3.10%) Meraki
16 9 (3.10%) Mitel
17 8 (2.76%) Sophos