Period
to 4 July 2020

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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 56 76
Rank change year-on-year +20 +20 +31
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 341 551 589
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.60% 4.54% 3.92%
As % of the System Software category 32.14% 25.65% 28.41%
Number of salaries quoted 268 479 486
Median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +2.27%

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 1,061 2,148 2,073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.42% 17.70% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 859 1,713 1,602
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £59,313
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +10.47%

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 4 July 2020.

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 4 July 2020. 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 +20 275 £45,000 +5.88% 15
East Midlands +3 64 £42,500 +10.39% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 4 July 2020, 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.

1 341 (100.00%) VMware
2 250 (73.31%) Windows
3 200 (58.65%) Microsoft
4 164 (48.09%) Azure
5 157 (46.04%) Hyper-V
6 153 (44.87%) Active Directory
7 139 (40.76%) Windows Server
8 131 (38.42%) Office 365
9 105 (30.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 103 (30.21%) Firewall
11 92 (26.98%) PowerShell
12 87 (25.51%) Citrix
13 81 (23.75%) Cisco
14 76 (22.29%) MS Exchange
15 75 (21.99%) Problem-Solving
16 74 (21.70%) ITIL
17 68 (19.94%) DNS
18 63 (18.48%) SAN
18 63 (18.48%) Data Centre
19 62 (18.18%) Veeam
20 57 (16.72%) NetApp
20 57 (16.72%) Linux
21 54 (15.84%) Enterprise Storage
22 51 (14.96%) XenApp
23 50 (14.66%) Line Management
24 48 (14.08%) SCOM
24 48 (14.08%) SQL
25 47 (13.78%) VPN
25 47 (13.78%) Change Management
25 47 (13.78%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 76 (22.29%) MS Exchange
2 39 (11.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 23 (6.74%) SharePoint
4 15 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.05%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Fuse
6 5 (1.47%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.17%) IIS
8 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.88%) Confluence
8 3 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.59%) Apache
9 2 (0.59%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 15 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 164 (48.09%) Azure
2 131 (38.42%) Office 365
3 45 (13.20%) IaaS
4 31 (9.09%) AWS
4 31 (9.09%) PaaS
5 19 (5.57%) GCP
6 8 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.35%) SaaS
7 7 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (1.76%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.59%) GitHub
9 2 (0.59%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.29%) G Suite
10 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.29%) Serverless
10 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 103 (30.21%) Firewall
2 68 (19.94%) DNS
3 63 (18.48%) SAN
4 47 (13.78%) VPN
5 43 (12.61%) DHCP
5 43 (12.61%) TCP/IP
6 40 (11.73%) LAN
7 39 (11.44%) WAN
8 25 (7.33%) iSCSI
9 23 (6.74%) VLAN
10 22 (6.45%) Internet
11 21 (6.16%) Wireless
12 17 (4.99%) NetScaler
13 14 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (3.81%) NAS
15 10 (2.93%) VSAN
16 9 (2.64%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (2.64%) Skype
17 8 (2.35%) Network Security
18 6 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.52%) MySQL
3 7 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (6.74%) Jenkins
2 21 (6.16%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.47%) DbUnit
3 5 (1.47%) jMock
3 5 (1.47%) JUnit
3 5 (1.47%) Maven
3 5 (1.47%) Mockito
3 5 (1.47%) SonarQube
4 4 (1.17%) Bazaar
4 4 (1.17%) Bitbucket
4 4 (1.17%) Subversion
5 3 (0.88%) JIRA
6 2 (0.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.59%) FishEye
6 2 (0.59%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.59%) Selenium
7 1 (0.29%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (7.04%) Public Sector
2 20 (5.87%) Finance
2 20 (5.87%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.52%) Games
4 10 (2.93%) Retail
5 7 (2.05%) Digital Economy
6 5 (1.47%) Law
7 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.17%) Marketing
8 1 (0.29%) Advertising
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 89 (26.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support
2 44 (12.90%) Support Engineer
3 36 (10.56%) Analyst
3 36 (10.56%) IT Engineer
4 26 (7.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 26 (7.62%) IT Support
5 24 (7.04%) Support Analyst
6 22 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 22 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (5.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 20 (5.87%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 17 (4.99%) NOC Engineer
9 15 (4.40%) Administrator
9 15 (4.40%) Cloud Engineer
9 15 (4.40%) Network Engineer
9 15 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
10 13 (3.81%) Azure Engineer
11 12 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.52%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.93%) Web Services
2 9 (2.64%) LDAP
3 7 (2.05%) .NET
3 7 (2.05%) HTML
3 7 (2.05%) LAMP
3 7 (2.05%) YAML
4 5 (1.47%) Apache Camel
4 5 (1.47%) J2EE
4 5 (1.47%) PowerMock
4 5 (1.47%) REST
4 5 (1.47%) RESTful
4 5 (1.47%) SOAP
4 5 (1.47%) Spring
4 5 (1.47%) XML
5 2 (0.59%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.59%) Node.js
5 2 (0.59%) SAML
6 1 (0.29%) Middleware
6 1 (0.29%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (18.48%) Data Centre
2 54 (15.84%) Enterprise Storage
3 27 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (7.62%) Management Information System
5 23 (6.74%) Public Cloud
6 21 (6.16%) Driving Licence
7 17 (4.99%) Replication
8 16 (4.69%) Clustering
9 13 (3.81%) Private Cloud
10 9 (2.64%) Client/Server
11 8 (2.35%) User Experience
12 7 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (2.05%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.76%) CCTV
14 4 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (1.17%) Social Media
15 2 (0.59%) CMDB
15 2 (0.59%) Hybrid Cloud
15 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 250 (73.31%) Windows
2 139 (40.76%) Windows Server
3 57 (16.72%) Linux
4 33 (9.68%) Windows 10
4 33 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (5.57%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (4.11%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.35%) Windows Server 2019
9 7 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.76%) Unix
10 6 (1.76%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.47%) CentOS
11 5 (1.47%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.59%) Android
12 2 (0.59%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.59%) VMS
13 1 (0.29%) AIX
13 1 (0.29%) Debian
13 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (30.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 75 (21.99%) Problem-Solving
3 74 (21.70%) ITIL
4 50 (14.66%) Line Management
5 47 (13.78%) Change Management
6 43 (12.61%) Problem Management
7 42 (12.32%) Process Improvement
8 39 (11.44%) Server Management
9 33 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 31 (9.09%) Service Management
11 30 (8.80%) Decision-Making
12 23 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (6.45%) Information Security
14 21 (6.16%) DevOps
15 19 (5.57%) Change Control
15 19 (5.57%) Commercial Awareness
15 19 (5.57%) Project Delivery
16 18 (5.28%) Migration
16 18 (5.28%) Strategic Planning
17 17 (4.99%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (26.98%) PowerShell
2 48 (14.08%) SQL
3 25 (7.33%) Python
4 21 (6.16%) Bash Shell
5 14 (4.11%) Java
6 7 (2.05%) PHP
6 7 (2.05%) VBScript
7 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.47%) C
8 5 (1.47%) Go
9 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.88%) R
11 2 (0.59%) C#
11 2 (0.59%) Ruby
11 2 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (12.02%) MCSE
3 33 (9.68%) Security Cleared
4 32 (9.38%) MCSA
5 28 (8.21%) SC Cleared
6 23 (6.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (6.45%) Degree
8 19 (5.57%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (4.11%) DV Cleared
10 13 (3.81%) CCNA
11 11 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.64%) CCNP
13 7 (2.05%) RHCE
14 6 (1.76%) CCIE
15 3 (0.88%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (0.88%) HNC
16 2 (0.59%) CCA
16 2 (0.59%) TOGAF Certification
16 2 (0.59%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (13.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (8.80%) SLA
3 24 (7.04%) BS25999
3 24 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 14 (4.11%) GDPR
5 4 (1.17%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.88%) QA
7 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 157 (46.04%) Hyper-V
2 153 (44.87%) Active Directory
3 51 (14.96%) XenApp
4 43 (12.61%) vSphere
5 37 (10.85%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (10.85%) XenDesktop
6 30 (8.80%) Virtual Servers
7 25 (7.33%) BitLocker
7 25 (7.33%) NFS
8 21 (6.16%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (4.40%) VMware NSX
10 12 (3.52%) Docker
11 11 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 6 (1.76%) vCloud
13 5 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (1.17%) Firmware
15 2 (0.59%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.59%) Xen
16 1 (0.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 48 (14.08%) SCOM
2 40 (11.73%) SCCM
3 34 (9.97%) Backup Exec
4 20 (5.87%) Ansible
4 20 (5.87%) Puppet
5 18 (5.28%) Cisco Prime
5 18 (5.28%) McAfee ePO
6 14 (4.11%) vCenter Server
7 11 (3.23%) Kubernetes
7 11 (3.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (2.64%) Terraform
9 8 (2.35%) WSUS
10 7 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
11 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
13 2 (0.59%) SCDPM
13 2 (0.59%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.59%) SCSM
13 2 (0.59%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 341 (100.00%) VMware
2 200 (58.65%) Microsoft
3 87 (25.51%) Citrix
4 81 (23.75%) Cisco
5 62 (18.18%) Veeam
6 57 (16.72%) NetApp
7 44 (12.90%) Dell
8 27 (7.92%) HP
9 26 (7.62%) McAfee
9 26 (7.62%) Sophos
10 22 (6.45%) EqualLogic
11 21 (6.16%) Juniper
12 18 (5.28%) Red Hat
12 18 (5.28%) SolarWinds
13 12 (3.52%) Oracle
14 10 (2.93%) Symantec
15 8 (2.35%) EMC
15 8 (2.35%) Zerto
16 7 (2.05%) Palo Alto
17 6 (1.76%) Acronis