Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 58 91
Rank change year-on-year +11 +33 -21
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 543 567 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.85% 4.48% 3.48%
As % of the System Software category 28.87% 28.90% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 461 453 434
Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £54,450
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -

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 1,881 1,962 1,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.82% 15.51% 11.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,580 1,426 1,443
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 11 December 2019.

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 11 December 2019. 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 +1 373 £37,500 -11.76% 60
East Midlands +33 170 £37,500 -2.60% 34
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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.

1 543 (100.00%) VMware
2 392 (72.19%) Windows
3 326 (60.04%) Microsoft
4 283 (52.12%) Active Directory
5 238 (43.83%) Hyper-V
6 222 (40.88%) Windows Server
7 202 (37.20%) Office 365
8 192 (35.36%) Citrix
9 175 (32.23%) Azure
10 167 (30.76%) Cisco
11 157 (28.91%) Firewall
12 145 (26.70%) ITIL
13 144 (26.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 136 (25.05%) MS Exchange
15 123 (22.65%) DNS
16 122 (22.47%) Data Centre
17 111 (20.44%) Linux
18 106 (19.52%) SQL
19 104 (19.15%) WAN
20 101 (18.60%) SCCM
21 99 (18.23%) XenApp
22 96 (17.68%) SLA
23 91 (16.76%) DHCP
24 86 (15.84%) AWS
25 85 (15.65%) PowerShell
25 85 (15.65%) NetApp
26 84 (15.47%) Windows Server 2008
27 83 (15.29%) LAN
28 79 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
29 76 (14.00%) 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
1 136 (25.05%) MS Exchange
2 55 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 38 (7.00%) SharePoint
5 30 (5.52%) IIS
6 17 (3.13%) Apache
7 12 (2.21%) Skype for Business
8 11 (2.03%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.92%) nginx
9 5 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 58 (10.68%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.18%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.18%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Workfront
2 3 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Line 50
3 1 (0.18%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 202 (37.20%) Office 365
2 175 (32.23%) Azure
3 86 (15.84%) AWS
4 33 (6.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 30 (5.52%) AWS CloudFormation
6 29 (5.34%) IaaS
7 26 (4.79%) PaaS
7 26 (4.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 25 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (4.60%) Amazon S3
9 24 (4.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 20 (3.68%) Amazon ECS
10 20 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (2.21%) GCP
11 12 (2.21%) SaaS
12 6 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
12 6 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (1.10%) GitHub
12 6 (1.10%) Serverless
13 3 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 157 (28.91%) Firewall
2 123 (22.65%) DNS
3 104 (19.15%) WAN
4 91 (16.76%) DHCP
5 83 (15.29%) LAN
6 74 (13.63%) SAN
7 69 (12.71%) TCP/IP
8 56 (10.31%) VPN
9 52 (9.58%) VLAN
10 34 (6.26%) VoIP
10 34 (6.26%) Wireless
11 26 (4.79%) Internet
12 22 (4.05%) MPLS
13 17 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (2.76%) NAS
15 13 (2.39%) BGP
15 13 (2.39%) IPsec
15 13 (2.39%) OSPF
16 12 (2.21%) Intranet
17 11 (2.03%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.60%) Amazon RDS
3 21 (3.87%) Azure SQL Database
4 19 (3.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 9 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.92%) Relational Database
7 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.55%) DB2
9 3 (0.55%) MariaDB
9 3 (0.55%) MySQL
9 3 (0.55%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.37%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.37%) Data Lake
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 18 (3.31%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.29%) Cucumber
3 6 (1.10%) Bitbucket
3 6 (1.10%) Selenium
4 4 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.37%) JIRA
5 2 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.18%) AutoIt
6 1 (0.18%) CMake
6 1 (0.18%) Ranorex
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (10.31%) Finance
2 34 (6.26%) Public Sector
3 29 (5.34%) Telecoms
4 28 (5.16%) Retail
5 12 (2.21%) Automotive
6 8 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.10%) Marketing
8 4 (0.74%) Military
8 4 (0.74%) Police
9 3 (0.55%) Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Games
10 2 (0.37%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.18%) Back Office
11 1 (0.18%) Front Office
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 125 (23.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 84 (15.47%) Analyst
3 58 (10.68%) Support Engineer
4 55 (10.13%) IT Support
5 45 (8.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 45 (8.29%) Architect
5 45 (8.29%) IT Engineer
6 34 (6.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 31 (5.71%) Support Analyst
8 29 (5.34%) IT Analyst
8 29 (5.34%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
10 24 (4.42%) IT Support Engineer
11 23 (4.24%) Administrator
11 23 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
12 22 (4.05%) Network Engineer
13 21 (3.87%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 21 (3.87%) Cloud Engineer
14 20 (3.68%) Systems Administrator
15 19 (3.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.26%) Web Services
2 7 (1.29%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (1.10%) Node.js
3 6 (1.10%) XML
4 5 (0.92%) .NET
5 3 (0.55%) LDAP
5 3 (0.55%) Middleware
5 3 (0.55%) XMPP
6 2 (0.37%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 122 (22.47%) Data Centre
2 29 (5.34%) User Experience
3 28 (5.16%) Driving Licence
3 28 (5.16%) Enterprise Storage
3 28 (5.16%) Public Cloud
3 28 (5.16%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (4.05%) CCTV
4 22 (4.05%) Private Cloud
5 21 (3.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 17 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.76%) Management Information System
8 14 (2.58%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.84%) CMDB
10 7 (1.29%) Replication
11 6 (1.10%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.92%) FMCG
13 4 (0.74%) NHS
13 4 (0.74%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (0.37%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 392 (72.19%) Windows
2 222 (40.88%) Windows Server
3 111 (20.44%) Linux
4 84 (15.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 74 (13.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 66 (12.15%) Windows 10
7 31 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (4.60%) Windows 8
9 21 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (3.50%) Unix
11 18 (3.31%) AIX
12 17 (3.13%) Windows 7
13 8 (1.47%) Oracle Linux
14 7 (1.29%) CentOS
15 6 (1.10%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.92%) Android
17 4 (0.74%) Fedora
17 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.55%) Ubuntu
18 3 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (26.70%) ITIL
2 144 (26.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 71 (13.08%) Migration
4 63 (11.60%) Problem-Solving
5 55 (10.13%) Service Management
6 50 (9.21%) Project Management
7 49 (9.02%) Presales
8 48 (8.84%) Mentoring
9 47 (8.66%) ITIL V3
10 46 (8.47%) Change Management
11 40 (7.37%) Agile Software Development
12 39 (7.18%) Line Management
12 39 (7.18%) PRINCE2
13 30 (5.52%) Load Balancing
14 29 (5.34%) High Availability
15 27 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
16 25 (4.60%) Service Delivery
16 25 (4.60%) Technical Architecture
16 25 (4.60%) TOGAF
16 25 (4.60%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 106 (19.52%) SQL
2 85 (15.65%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.68%) Python
4 17 (3.13%) Bash Shell
5 14 (2.58%) VBScript
6 9 (1.66%) C
6 9 (1.66%) VB
7 8 (1.47%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.29%) Java
9 6 (1.10%) C#
9 6 (1.10%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.10%) VBA
10 5 (0.92%) Go
10 5 (0.92%) R
11 4 (0.74%) Perl
12 2 (0.37%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.18%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.18%) C++
13 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 79 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (11.60%) MCSE
3 59 (10.87%) MCSA
4 35 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (5.71%) Degree
6 28 (5.16%) CCNA
7 20 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (3.13%) CCNP
8 17 (3.13%) MCP
9 15 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (2.03%) DBS Check
11 10 (1.84%) CCA
11 10 (1.84%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (1.66%) Security Cleared
13 8 (1.47%) CCDA
14 7 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (1.10%) AWS Certification
16 4 (0.74%) SC Cleared
17 3 (0.55%) DV Cleared
18 2 (0.37%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (17.68%) SLA
2 18 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.84%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.74%) COBIT
4 4 (0.74%) QA
5 3 (0.55%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.37%) BS25999
6 2 (0.37%) GDPR
6 2 (0.37%) PMO
7 1 (0.18%) HL7
7 1 (0.18%) PSD2
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 283 (52.12%) Active Directory
2 238 (43.83%) Hyper-V
3 99 (18.23%) XenApp
4 59 (10.87%) Virtual Machines
5 53 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
5 53 (9.76%) vSphere
6 52 (9.58%) XenDesktop
7 50 (9.21%) Virtual Servers
8 30 (5.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 16 (2.95%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 14 (2.58%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (2.21%) Terminal Services
12 11 (2.03%) Docker
13 10 (1.84%) Firmware
13 10 (1.84%) VirtualBox
14 7 (1.29%) BitLocker
14 7 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 6 (1.10%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.74%) Postfix
16 4 (0.74%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 101 (18.60%) SCCM
2 36 (6.63%) WSUS
3 34 (6.26%) Backup Exec
4 28 (5.16%) SCOM
5 24 (4.42%) Ansible
6 23 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (4.24%) Puppet
7 18 (3.31%) Microsoft Intune
8 11 (2.03%) Kubernetes
8 11 (2.03%) SCVMM
9 10 (1.84%) Cisco Prime
9 10 (1.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 10 (1.84%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (1.84%) vCenter Server
10 9 (1.66%) NetBackup
10 9 (1.66%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 6 (1.10%) Nagios
11 6 (1.10%) Terraform
12 5 (0.92%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 543 (100.00%) VMware
2 326 (60.04%) Microsoft
3 192 (35.36%) Citrix
4 167 (30.76%) Cisco
5 85 (15.65%) NetApp
6 70 (12.89%) Veeam
7 48 (8.84%) Symantec
8 47 (8.66%) McAfee
9 43 (7.92%) HP
10 42 (7.73%) SolarWinds
11 37 (6.81%) Red Hat
12 32 (5.89%) 3PAR
13 31 (5.71%) Oracle
14 29 (5.34%) Dell
15 19 (3.50%) IBM
16 18 (3.31%) Cylance
17 17 (3.13%) IronPort
17 17 (3.13%) Juniper
17 17 (3.13%) Trend Micro
18 14 (2.58%) Avaya