Period
to 3 April 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 3 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > Midlands
6 months to
3 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 55 63
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8 +27
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 498 570 630
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.26% 4.70% 4.14%
As % of the System Software category 30.05% 26.91% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 397 437 529
Median annual salary £40,000 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.51% +8.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,630 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,657 2,118 2,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.51% 17.48% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,329 1,529 1,570
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £24,700 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,025 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +0.05% +5.26% +11.76%

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 3 April 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 3 April 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 +16 377 £40,000 -11.11% 40
East Midlands +4 119 £40,000 - 17
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 3 April 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.

1 498 (100.00%) VMware
2 354 (71.08%) Windows
3 304 (61.04%) Microsoft
4 265 (53.21%) Active Directory
5 210 (42.17%) Hyper-V
6 198 (39.76%) Azure
7 196 (39.36%) Office 365
8 184 (36.95%) Windows Server
9 150 (30.12%) Firewall
10 148 (29.72%) Cisco
10 148 (29.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 135 (27.11%) Citrix
12 129 (25.90%) DNS
13 120 (24.10%) MS Exchange
14 110 (22.09%) Data Centre
15 107 (21.49%) ITIL
16 100 (20.08%) NetApp
17 85 (17.07%) DHCP
18 83 (16.67%) SAN
18 83 (16.67%) PowerShell
19 81 (16.27%) XenApp
20 79 (15.86%) SQL
21 77 (15.46%) SCCM
22 76 (15.26%) WAN
22 76 (15.26%) SLA
23 75 (15.06%) Veeam
24 72 (14.46%) SQL Server
25 71 (14.26%) LAN
26 68 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
27 67 (13.45%) Linux

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
1 120 (24.10%) MS Exchange
2 50 (10.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 38 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (6.83%) SharePoint
5 14 (2.81%) IIS
6 10 (2.01%) WebSphere
7 9 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (1.81%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Fuse
8 5 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.80%) Apache
9 4 (0.80%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.40%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.20%) Confluence
11 1 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 36 (7.23%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
1 4 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 198 (39.76%) Azure
2 196 (39.36%) Office 365
3 51 (10.24%) AWS
4 47 (9.44%) IaaS
5 35 (7.03%) PaaS
6 22 (4.42%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (3.21%) GCP
8 14 (2.81%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (2.01%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (2.01%) SaaS
11 9 (1.81%) Amazon ECS
11 9 (1.81%) Amazon S3
11 9 (1.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 8 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (1.00%) GitHub
14 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
15 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
15 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 150 (30.12%) Firewall
2 129 (25.90%) DNS
3 85 (17.07%) DHCP
4 83 (16.67%) SAN
5 76 (15.26%) WAN
6 71 (14.26%) LAN
7 66 (13.25%) TCP/IP
8 54 (10.84%) VPN
9 43 (8.63%) VLAN
10 36 (7.23%) Internet
11 32 (6.43%) Wireless
12 22 (4.42%) iSCSI
13 20 (4.02%) NAS
14 17 (3.41%) NetScaler
15 14 (2.81%) VSAN
16 11 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (2.21%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (2.01%) Skype
17 10 (2.01%) VoIP
18 8 (1.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (14.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.81%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.20%) MySQL
6 5 (1.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.80%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.60%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.60%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 16 (3.21%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.01%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.00%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.00%) DbUnit
3 5 (1.00%) jMock
3 5 (1.00%) JUnit
3 5 (1.00%) Maven
3 5 (1.00%) Mockito
3 5 (1.00%) Selenium
3 5 (1.00%) SonarQube
4 4 (0.80%) Bazaar
5 2 (0.40%) JIRA
5 2 (0.40%) Mercurial
5 2 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket Server
6 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (6.63%) Finance
1 33 (6.63%) Public Sector
2 30 (6.02%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.61%) Retail
4 11 (2.21%) Games
5 7 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.41%) Marketing
6 4 (0.80%) Automotive
7 1 (0.20%) Billing
7 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (24.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 74 (14.86%) Analyst
3 66 (13.25%) Support Engineer
4 46 (9.24%) Infrastructure Support
5 38 (7.63%) Support Analyst
6 37 (7.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 37 (7.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 34 (6.83%) IT Engineer
8 29 (5.82%) IT Support
9 27 (5.42%) Administrator
9 27 (5.42%) Architect
10 26 (5.22%) NOC Engineer
11 25 (5.02%) Cloud Engineer
12 23 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
13 22 (4.42%) Network Engineer
14 21 (4.22%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 21 (4.22%) IT Support Engineer
14 21 (4.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (4.22%) Systems Administrator
15 20 (4.02%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.82%) Web Services
2 7 (1.41%) XML
3 6 (1.20%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (1.00%) Apache Camel
4 5 (1.00%) J2EE
4 5 (1.00%) Node.js
4 5 (1.00%) PowerMock
4 5 (1.00%) REST
4 5 (1.00%) RESTful
4 5 (1.00%) SOAP
4 5 (1.00%) Spring
4 5 (1.00%) XMPP
5 4 (0.80%) LDAP
6 2 (0.40%) .NET
6 2 (0.40%) SAML
7 1 (0.20%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 110 (22.09%) Data Centre
2 60 (12.05%) Enterprise Storage
3 33 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.43%) Management Information System
5 31 (6.22%) Driving Licence
6 26 (5.22%) Public Cloud
7 24 (4.82%) User Experience
8 21 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
9 15 (3.01%) Client/Server
9 15 (3.01%) Private Cloud
9 15 (3.01%) Replication
10 12 (2.41%) CCTV
11 10 (2.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.61%) Clustering
13 6 (1.20%) CMDB
14 4 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
14 4 (0.80%) Social Media
15 3 (0.60%) EMC VNX
15 3 (0.60%) FMCG
16 2 (0.40%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 354 (71.08%) Windows
2 184 (36.95%) Windows Server
3 67 (13.45%) Linux
4 62 (12.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 57 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (10.64%) Windows 10
7 39 (7.83%) Windows Server 2016
8 21 (4.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (3.21%) Windows 7
10 14 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (2.41%) Windows Server 2019
12 10 (2.01%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.20%) CentOS
13 6 (1.20%) Unix
14 5 (1.00%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.40%) Android
15 2 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
15 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.20%) Debian
16 1 (0.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (29.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 107 (21.49%) ITIL
3 66 (13.25%) Problem-Solving
4 58 (11.65%) Change Management
5 52 (10.44%) Line Management
6 43 (8.63%) Process Improvement
7 39 (7.83%) Migration
8 35 (7.03%) Server Management
8 35 (7.03%) Service Management
9 34 (6.83%) Problem Management
10 32 (6.43%) Mentoring
11 30 (6.02%) Presales
12 29 (5.82%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (5.82%) Decision-Making
13 27 (5.42%) Service Delivery
14 26 (5.22%) Project Delivery
15 25 (5.02%) ITIL V3
16 24 (4.82%) Analytics
16 24 (4.82%) Disaster Recovery
16 24 (4.82%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 79 (15.86%) SQL
3 14 (2.81%) Python
4 13 (2.61%) C
5 12 (2.41%) Shell Script
6 11 (2.21%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.01%) Java
7 10 (2.01%) R
8 7 (1.41%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.00%) C#
9 5 (1.00%) Go
9 5 (1.00%) VBScript
10 4 (0.80%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (13.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (11.04%) MCSE
3 42 (8.43%) MCSA
4 34 (6.83%) Degree
4 34 (6.83%) Security Cleared
5 32 (6.43%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (6.22%) SC Cleared
7 23 (4.62%) CCNA
8 19 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (3.61%) DV Cleared
10 17 (3.41%) CCNP
11 11 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (1.61%) CCIE
14 6 (1.20%) AWS Certification
15 5 (1.00%) CCA
15 5 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (0.80%) HNC
17 3 (0.60%) DBS Check
18 2 (0.40%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (15.26%) SLA
2 43 (8.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (4.02%) BS25999
4 18 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 6 (1.20%) GDPR
5 6 (1.20%) QA
6 5 (1.00%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 265 (53.21%) Active Directory
2 210 (42.17%) Hyper-V
3 81 (16.27%) XenApp
4 57 (11.45%) vSphere
5 56 (11.24%) VMware ESXi
5 56 (11.24%) XenDesktop
6 40 (8.03%) Virtual Servers
7 36 (7.23%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (4.62%) BitLocker
9 20 (4.02%) NFS
10 14 (2.81%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (2.61%) VMware NSX
12 11 (2.21%) Docker
13 9 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (1.20%) vCloud
15 5 (1.00%) Firmware
15 5 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
16 4 (0.80%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 3 (0.60%) VirtualBox
17 3 (0.60%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 77 (15.46%) SCCM
2 65 (13.05%) SCOM
3 39 (7.83%) Backup Exec
4 27 (5.42%) Cisco Prime
4 27 (5.42%) McAfee ePO
5 21 (4.22%) vCenter Server
6 19 (3.82%) WSUS
7 15 (3.01%) Microsoft Intune
7 15 (3.01%) Puppet
8 14 (2.81%) Ansible
9 11 (2.21%) Kubernetes
9 11 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (1.41%) AirWatch
11 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 5 (1.00%) SCVMM
13 4 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.80%) SCDPM
13 4 (0.80%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.80%) SCSM
13 4 (0.80%) Terraform
Vendors
1 498 (100.00%) VMware
2 304 (61.04%) Microsoft
3 148 (29.72%) Cisco
4 135 (27.11%) Citrix
5 100 (20.08%) NetApp
6 75 (15.06%) Veeam
7 57 (11.45%) McAfee
8 50 (10.04%) HP
9 46 (9.24%) Dell
10 34 (6.83%) SolarWinds
11 33 (6.63%) Juniper
12 31 (6.22%) Symantec
13 26 (5.22%) EqualLogic
14 25 (5.02%) Sophos
15 24 (4.82%) Red Hat
16 14 (2.81%) EMC
17 13 (2.61%) 3PAR
18 12 (2.41%) Meraki
18 12 (2.41%) Oracle
18 12 (2.41%) Zerto