Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 69 101
Rank change year-on-year -23 +32 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 513 715 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.31% 3.97% 2.74%
As % of the System Software category 28.87% 34.47% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 417 501 442
Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% -2.78% -10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £61,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1777 2074 1658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.46% 11.51% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1435 1585 1364
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £20,663
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the Midlands.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in the Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -11 370 £37,500 +7.14% 29
East Midlands -19 145 £35,000 -6.67% 22
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 513 (100.00%) VMware
2 381 (74.27%) Windows
3 352 (68.62%) Microsoft
4 289 (56.34%) Active Directory
5 250 (48.73%) Hyper-V
6 232 (45.22%) Windows Server
7 177 (34.50%) Citrix
8 158 (30.80%) Firewall
9 154 (30.02%) ITIL
10 141 (27.49%) Microsoft Azure
11 137 (26.71%) Office 365
12 134 (26.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 132 (25.73%) MS Exchange
14 130 (25.34%) SAN
15 119 (23.20%) Data Centre
16 118 (23.00%) Cisco
17 116 (22.61%) MCSE
18 110 (21.44%) Windows Server 2008
19 107 (20.86%) NetApp
20 103 (20.08%) Windows Server 2012
21 94 (18.32%) DNS
22 90 (17.54%) SQL
23 82 (15.98%) PowerShell
24 78 (15.20%) HP
25 77 (15.01%) WAN
25 77 (15.01%) Linux
26 74 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
26 74 (14.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
27 72 (14.04%) DHCP
28 71 (13.84%) SCCM

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
1 132 (25.73%) MS Exchange
2 44 (8.58%) IIS
3 43 (8.38%) Skype for Business
4 36 (7.02%) SharePoint
5 33 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (1.95%) OpenStack
8 10 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.75%) Apache
10 6 (1.17%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.97%) WordPress
12 4 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 4 (0.78%) CMS
12 4 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.39%) Confluence
14 1 (0.19%) Drupal
14 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 67 (13.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.78%) Acrobat
3 4 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.78%) RoboHelp
3 4 (0.78%) Snagit
4 3 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.39%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.39%) CATIA
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.39%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 141 (27.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 137 (26.71%) Office 365
3 74 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (4.29%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (3.90%) IaaS
6 13 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (2.34%) PaaS
8 11 (2.14%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (2.14%) G Suite
9 8 (1.56%) SaaS
10 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.39%) Datadog
11 2 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.39%) Yammer
12 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.19%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 158 (30.80%) Firewall
2 130 (25.34%) SAN
3 94 (18.32%) DNS
4 77 (15.01%) WAN
5 72 (14.04%) DHCP
6 70 (13.65%) LAN
7 54 (10.53%) TCP/IP
8 43 (8.38%) VPN
9 35 (6.82%) NAS
10 30 (5.85%) VLAN
11 26 (5.07%) VoIP
12 25 (4.87%) Skype
13 22 (4.29%) MPLS
14 19 (3.70%) NetScaler
15 18 (3.51%) Wireless
16 16 (3.12%) SSL
17 14 (2.73%) Remote Desktop
18 13 (2.53%) Internet
19 11 (2.14%) IPsec
19 11 (2.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (13.65%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.34%) MySQL
4 10 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.78%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.58%) DB2
8 3 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.19%) MS Access
10 1 (0.19%) OLAP
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.73%) Visual Studio
2 11 (2.14%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.78%) JIRA
6 3 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.39%) AccuRev
7 2 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.39%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.39%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
8 1 (0.19%) jMock
8 1 (0.19%) JUnit
8 1 (0.19%) Maven
8 1 (0.19%) Mockito
8 1 (0.19%) MSI
8 1 (0.19%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.19%) Subversion
8 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (5.26%) Finance
2 20 (3.90%) Manufacturing
3 17 (3.31%) Retail
3 17 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.14%) Publishing
5 9 (1.75%) Advertising
6 8 (1.56%) Legal
7 7 (1.36%) Law
8 5 (0.97%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.78%) Marketing
10 2 (0.39%) Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (16.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 81 (15.79%) Analyst
3 68 (13.26%) Support Engineer
4 53 (10.33%) IT Support
5 52 (10.14%) Support Analyst
6 45 (8.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 40 (7.80%) IT Engineer
8 36 (7.02%) Server Support
9 35 (6.82%) Consultant
10 29 (5.65%) Technical Support
11 27 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
12 26 (5.07%) Architect
13 24 (4.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 23 (4.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 22 (4.29%) IT Analyst
16 21 (4.09%) IT Support Engineer
16 21 (4.09%) Network Engineer
16 21 (4.09%) Server Engineer
17 20 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support
17 20 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.46%) .NET
2 11 (2.14%) XML
3 9 (1.75%) WAP
4 8 (1.56%) Web Services
5 7 (1.36%) 802.1X
5 7 (1.36%) Ajax
5 7 (1.36%) JSON
6 6 (1.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (1.17%) COM
6 6 (1.17%) CSS
6 6 (1.17%) HTML
7 5 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 3 (0.58%) LAMP
8 3 (0.58%) WinForms
8 3 (0.58%) XSD
8 3 (0.58%) XSLT
9 2 (0.39%) EDI
9 2 (0.39%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (0.39%) SOAP
9 2 (0.39%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 119 (23.20%) Data Centre
2 45 (8.77%) Driving Licence
3 39 (7.60%) Management Information System
4 36 (7.02%) Enterprise Storage
5 34 (6.63%) Clustering
6 16 (3.12%) Public Cloud
7 15 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.92%) CMDB
8 11 (2.14%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.95%) User Experience
10 6 (1.17%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.97%) CCTV
11 5 (0.97%) EPoS
11 5 (0.97%) Handset
11 5 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (0.97%) iPad
11 5 (0.97%) Replication
11 5 (0.97%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.78%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.78%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 381 (74.27%) Windows
2 232 (45.22%) Windows Server
3 110 (21.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 103 (20.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 77 (15.01%) Linux
6 56 (10.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 45 (8.77%) Windows 7
8 44 (8.58%) Windows 10
9 36 (7.02%) Windows 8
10 20 (3.90%) Unix
11 19 (3.70%) Windows XP
12 12 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (1.56%) CentOS
13 8 (1.56%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.97%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.78%) Android
15 4 (0.78%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.39%) DC/OS
17 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (30.02%) ITIL
2 60 (11.70%) Project Management
3 55 (10.72%) Service Delivery
4 49 (9.55%) Presales
5 43 (8.38%) Line Management
5 43 (8.38%) Problem Management
6 36 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 35 (6.82%) Service Management
8 34 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (6.43%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (6.24%) Change Management
10 32 (6.24%) PRINCE2
11 27 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 27 (5.26%) Time Management
12 26 (5.07%) Incident Management
13 23 (4.48%) Load Balancing
14 21 (4.09%) IT Strategy
15 20 (3.90%) ITIL V3
15 20 (3.90%) Process Improvement
16 19 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 90 (17.54%) SQL
2 82 (15.98%) PowerShell
3 28 (5.46%) VBScript
4 27 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 23 (4.48%) Bash Shell
5 23 (4.48%) Python
6 20 (3.90%) Java
7 16 (3.12%) Perl
8 14 (2.73%) Ruby
9 13 (2.53%) C#
10 11 (2.14%) VB
11 7 (1.36%) PHP
11 7 (1.36%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.17%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.78%) C
13 4 (0.78%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.58%) C++
15 2 (0.39%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.19%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 134 (26.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 116 (22.61%) MCSE
3 74 (14.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 65 (12.67%) MCSA
5 53 (10.33%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (9.36%) MCITP
7 47 (9.16%) CCNA
8 45 (8.77%) Degree
9 26 (5.07%) MCP
10 22 (4.29%) CCNP
11 19 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
12 18 (3.51%) Security Cleared
13 16 (3.12%) CCA
14 14 (2.73%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
15 13 (2.53%) Master's Degree
16 9 (1.75%) DBS Check
16 9 (1.75%) PMI Certification
16 9 (1.75%) PMP
16 9 (1.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.60%) SLA
2 33 (6.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.75%) COBIT
4 6 (1.17%) GPG13
5 4 (0.78%) BS25999
5 4 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 289 (56.34%) Active Directory
2 250 (48.73%) Hyper-V
3 51 (9.94%) XenApp
4 50 (9.75%) vSphere
5 40 (7.80%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (6.63%) Virtual Servers
7 29 (5.65%) VMware Workstation
8 28 (5.46%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (4.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 22 (4.29%) XenDesktop
11 17 (3.31%) Docker
12 12 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 9 (1.75%) UAG
14 8 (1.56%) Xen
15 7 (1.36%) Terminal Services
15 7 (1.36%) vCloud
15 7 (1.36%) Virtual Desktop
16 6 (1.17%) VirtualBox
17 4 (0.78%) BitLocker
17 4 (0.78%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 71 (13.84%) SCCM
2 47 (9.16%) SCOM
3 40 (7.80%) Backup Exec
4 28 (5.46%) WSUS
5 22 (4.29%) SCVMM
6 21 (4.09%) Ansible
7 17 (3.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 17 (3.31%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (3.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 16 (3.12%) Puppet
9 12 (2.34%) vCenter Server
10 11 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (2.14%) Salt
11 7 (1.36%) SCOrch
11 7 (1.36%) ThinApp
12 6 (1.17%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.97%) MOM
13 5 (0.97%) NetBackup
14 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 513 (100.00%) VMware
2 352 (68.62%) Microsoft
3 177 (34.50%) Citrix
4 118 (23.00%) Cisco
5 107 (20.86%) NetApp
6 78 (15.20%) HP
7 62 (12.09%) Veeam
8 58 (11.31%) Dell
9 55 (10.72%) EMC
10 38 (7.41%) EqualLogic
11 33 (6.43%) Juniper
12 30 (5.85%) Symantec
13 29 (5.65%) IBM
14 26 (5.07%) BMC
15 24 (4.68%) 3PAR
15 24 (4.68%) CheckPoint
16 22 (4.29%) Oracle
17 21 (4.09%) F5
17 21 (4.09%) McAfee
18 20 (3.90%) Google