Period
to 24 January 2022

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 24 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 77 64 50
Rank change year-on-year -13 -14 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 370 233 518
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.56% 4.23% 4.94%
As % of the System Software category 22.09% 23.97% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 270 185 417
10th Percentile £28,450 £27,200 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,452 £32,500 £29,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -11.76%
75th Percentile £49,688 £47,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,350 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 1,675 972 1,793
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.12% 17.66% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,327 837 1,482
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,400 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £54,286
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £56,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% -

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 24 January 2022.

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 24 January 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -21 238 £38,000 -5.00% 57
East Midlands +2 130 £42,500 +16.44% 38
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2022, 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.

1 370 (100.00%) VMware
2 280 (75.68%) Windows
3 225 (60.81%) Azure
4 216 (58.38%) Microsoft
5 215 (58.11%) Active Directory
6 194 (52.43%) Microsoft 365
7 177 (47.84%) Windows Server
8 131 (35.41%) Problem-Solving
9 122 (32.97%) Social Skills
10 95 (25.68%) Hyper-V
10 95 (25.68%) Linux
11 93 (25.14%) ITIL
12 82 (22.16%) Firewall
13 81 (21.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 75 (20.27%) Windows 10
15 73 (19.73%) DNS
16 72 (19.46%) SQL
16 72 (19.46%) Cisco
16 72 (19.46%) Citrix
16 72 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
17 71 (19.19%) Azure Active Directory
18 68 (18.38%) Windows Server 2016
18 68 (18.38%) SharePoint
19 66 (17.84%) DHCP
19 66 (17.84%) Windows Server 2019
20 65 (17.57%) AWS
21 63 (17.03%) Microsoft Office
22 61 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
22 61 (16.49%) VMware ESXi
23 56 (15.14%) SQL Server

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 68 (18.38%) SharePoint
2 41 (11.08%) MS Exchange
3 28 (7.57%) IIS
4 10 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 10 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
4 10 (2.70%) WebLogic
4 10 (2.70%) WebLogic Portal
5 9 (2.43%) Apache
6 8 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (2.16%) OpenROAD
6 8 (2.16%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.35%) Confluence
8 3 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.54%) nginx
9 2 (0.54%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (17.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Workfront
2 3 (0.81%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 225 (60.81%) Azure
2 194 (52.43%) Microsoft 365
3 71 (19.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 65 (17.57%) AWS
5 51 (13.78%) OneDrive
6 30 (8.11%) Power Platform
7 27 (7.30%) PowerApps
8 18 (4.86%) SaaS
8 18 (4.86%) Smartsheet
9 15 (4.05%) IaaS
9 15 (4.05%) PaaS
10 12 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (2.97%) Serverless
12 9 (2.43%) Mimecast
13 7 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (1.62%) Cloudflare
14 6 (1.62%) Nutanix
14 6 (1.62%) OpenDNS
14 6 (1.62%) Rubrik
15 4 (1.08%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 82 (22.16%) Firewall
2 73 (19.73%) DNS
3 66 (17.84%) DHCP
4 53 (14.32%) WAN
5 52 (14.05%) LAN
6 49 (13.24%) SAN
7 37 (10.00%) VPN
8 35 (9.46%) Wi-Fi
9 32 (8.65%) Wireless
10 26 (7.03%) TCP/IP
11 22 (5.95%) Network Security
11 22 (5.95%) VoIP
12 18 (4.86%) VLAN
12 18 (4.86%) WebEx
13 17 (4.59%) NAS
14 10 (2.70%) Internet
15 9 (2.43%) HTTPS
16 7 (1.89%) SD-WAN
17 6 (1.62%) BGP
17 6 (1.62%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.78%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.43%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (2.16%) Ingres
5 5 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.81%) MySQL
7 3 (0.81%) Power BI
7 3 (0.81%) Power Query
7 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.27%) DB2
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 9 (2.43%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.89%) GitLab
5 6 (1.62%) Ant
5 6 (1.62%) Maven
5 6 (1.62%) Selenium
6 5 (1.35%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.35%) Gradle
6 5 (1.35%) JIRA
7 4 (1.08%) Appium
7 4 (1.08%) Artifactory
7 4 (1.08%) HP UFT
7 4 (1.08%) JMeter
7 4 (1.08%) Liquibase
7 4 (1.08%) NeoLoad
7 4 (1.08%) REST Assured
7 4 (1.08%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.54%) NUnit
8 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 122 (32.97%) Social Skills
2 49 (13.24%) Finance
3 36 (9.73%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (7.84%) Marketing
5 27 (7.30%) Manufacturing
6 26 (7.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 21 (5.68%) Influencing Skills
8 19 (5.14%) Back Office
8 19 (5.14%) Telecoms
9 13 (3.51%) Automotive
10 12 (3.24%) Documentation Skills
11 9 (2.43%) Presentation Skills
11 9 (2.43%) Public Sector
12 5 (1.35%) Police
13 4 (1.08%) Digital Economy
13 4 (1.08%) Legal
13 4 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
13 4 (1.08%) Retail
14 3 (0.81%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.81%) Law
Job Titles
1 75 (20.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 65 (17.57%) IT Engineer
3 51 (13.78%) Support Engineer
4 39 (10.54%) IT Support
5 35 (9.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 29 (7.84%) IT Support Engineer
7 27 (7.30%) Architect
8 25 (6.76%) Analyst
9 22 (5.95%) Administrator
10 19 (5.14%) Incident Manager
11 18 (4.86%) Major Incident Manager
12 17 (4.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
13 16 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
14 15 (4.05%) Incident and Problem Manager
14 15 (4.05%) Problem Manager
14 15 (4.05%) Support Analyst
15 14 (3.78%) 3rd Line Support
16 13 (3.51%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.97%) .NET
1 11 (2.97%) WPF
2 9 (2.43%) REST
3 8 (2.16%) Entity Framework
3 8 (2.16%) WCF
4 4 (1.08%) Web Services
5 3 (0.81%) Node.js
6 2 (0.54%) COM
6 2 (0.54%) EDI
6 2 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.54%) HTML
6 2 (0.54%) Kafka
6 2 (0.54%) Middleware
7 1 (0.27%) ARM Templates
Miscellaneous
1 55 (14.86%) Data Centre
2 28 (7.57%) Public Cloud
3 24 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (4.05%) Legacy Systems
4 15 (4.05%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.51%) PKI
6 10 (2.70%) Private Cloud
7 9 (2.43%) Clustering
8 8 (2.16%) FMCG
8 8 (2.16%) Handset
9 6 (1.62%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.35%) HP Storage
11 4 (1.08%) Blog
11 4 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.81%) Cloud Native
12 3 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.81%) User Experience
13 2 (0.54%) FlexPod
13 2 (0.54%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 280 (75.68%) Windows
2 177 (47.84%) Windows Server
3 95 (25.68%) Linux
4 75 (20.27%) Windows 10
5 68 (18.38%) Windows Server 2016
6 66 (17.84%) Windows Server 2019
7 61 (16.49%) Windows Server 2012
8 33 (8.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 27 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (5.41%) Windows 7
11 19 (5.14%) Unix
12 18 (4.86%) CentOS
13 10 (2.70%) Solaris
14 6 (1.62%) Android
14 6 (1.62%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.35%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
17 2 (0.54%) Debian
18 1 (0.27%) AIX
18 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (35.41%) Problem-Solving
2 93 (25.14%) ITIL
3 81 (21.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 53 (14.32%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (12.97%) DevOps
6 44 (11.89%) Incident Management
7 40 (10.81%) Project Management
8 34 (9.19%) Time Management
9 32 (8.65%) Problem Management
9 32 (8.65%) Service Management
10 31 (8.38%) Risk Management
11 30 (8.11%) Creative Thinking
11 30 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
12 29 (7.84%) Change Management
12 29 (7.84%) ITSM
13 28 (7.57%) Data Analysis
14 27 (7.30%) Process Improvement
15 26 (7.03%) Strategic Thinking
16 25 (6.76%) Mentoring
17 24 (6.49%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.46%) SQL
2 55 (14.86%) PowerShell
3 19 (5.14%) C#
4 18 (4.86%) Bash
4 18 (4.86%) Python
5 16 (4.32%) Java
6 8 (2.16%) C
6 8 (2.16%) Ingres ABF
7 6 (1.62%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.35%) Java 8
9 3 (0.81%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (0.81%) Go
9 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.54%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 72 (19.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (11.35%) MCSA
3 39 (10.54%) Security Cleared
4 34 (9.19%) MCSE
5 27 (7.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 14 (3.78%) CCNA
7 14 (3.78%) CCNP
7 14 (3.78%) MCP
8 13 (3.51%) Degree
9 12 (3.24%) MCITP
10 9 (2.43%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (1.89%) DV Cleared
12 6 (1.62%) VCAP
13 4 (1.08%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
15 2 (0.54%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.54%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.76%) SLA
2 15 (4.05%) GDPR
3 8 (2.16%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.62%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 215 (58.11%) Active Directory
2 95 (25.68%) Hyper-V
3 61 (16.49%) VMware ESXi
4 33 (8.92%) vSphere
5 24 (6.49%) Virtual Machines
6 22 (5.95%) Virtual Servers
7 20 (5.41%) XenApp
8 19 (5.14%) Docker
9 14 (3.78%) XenDesktop
10 13 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 10 (2.70%) NFS
12 9 (2.43%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
14 4 (1.08%) BitLocker
14 4 (1.08%) VirtualBox
14 4 (1.08%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.81%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 3 (0.81%) Terminal Services
16 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 38 (10.27%) SCCM
2 36 (9.73%) WSUS
3 23 (6.22%) Kubernetes
4 22 (5.95%) Backup Exec
5 19 (5.14%) SCOM
6 15 (4.05%) Ansible
7 12 (3.24%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (3.24%) Rancher
8 11 (2.97%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 11 (2.97%) NetBackup
9 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 10 (2.70%) vCenter Server
10 4 (1.08%) Puppet
10 4 (1.08%) Stealthwatch
10 4 (1.08%) Terraform
11 3 (0.81%) Nessus
11 3 (0.81%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.54%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 370 (100.00%) VMware
2 216 (58.38%) Microsoft
3 72 (19.46%) Cisco
3 72 (19.46%) Citrix
4 41 (11.08%) HP
5 30 (8.11%) Google
6 28 (7.57%) Dell
7 26 (7.03%) Veeam
8 25 (6.76%) Red Hat
9 24 (6.49%) Oracle
10 23 (6.22%) Avaya
11 21 (5.68%) Aruba
12 17 (4.59%) SolarWinds
13 14 (3.78%) NetApp
13 14 (3.78%) WatchGuard
14 12 (3.24%) ServiceNow
15 11 (2.97%) Ivanti
15 11 (2.97%) Mitel
15 11 (2.97%) ProCurve
15 11 (2.97%) Sophos