Period
to 24 September 2021

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 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 66 53
Rank change year-on-year -6 -13 +31
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 396 163 543
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.83% 4.20% 4.69%
As % of the System Software category 21.57% 25.00% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 313 129 495
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,350 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,500 £35,841 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £53,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -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 1,836 652 2,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 17.74% 16.81% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,485 553 1,723
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,700 £24,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £52,500
90th Percentile £74,500 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 September 2021.

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 September 2021. 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 -32 235 £42,500 - 56
East Midlands +27 159 £42,500 +9.68% 31
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2021, 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.

1 396 (100.00%) VMware
2 263 (66.41%) Windows
3 237 (59.85%) Microsoft
3 237 (59.85%) Active Directory
4 214 (54.04%) Azure
5 206 (52.02%) Windows Server
6 176 (44.44%) Microsoft 365
7 140 (35.35%) Hyper-V
8 111 (28.03%) Social Skills
9 97 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 97 (24.49%) Linux
10 94 (23.74%) Cisco
10 94 (23.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 92 (23.23%) Data Centre
12 86 (21.72%) DNS
13 84 (21.21%) vSphere
14 81 (20.45%) Citrix
14 81 (20.45%) Firewall
15 80 (20.20%) PowerShell
15 80 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
16 79 (19.95%) ITIL
17 74 (18.69%) SQL
18 69 (17.42%) SQL Server
18 69 (17.42%) DHCP
19 67 (16.92%) LAN
19 67 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
20 65 (16.41%) SAN
21 61 (15.40%) WAN
22 59 (14.90%) Windows Server 2016
23 58 (14.65%) MCSA

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 51 (12.88%) MS Exchange
2 39 (9.85%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.28%) IIS
4 9 (2.27%) OpenStack
5 8 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.77%) Skype for Business
7 6 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (1.52%) OpenROAD
8 3 (0.76%) Confluence
9 2 (0.51%) Apache
10 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.25%) SAS
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (10.86%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.52%) Siemens NX
2 6 (1.52%) Solid Edge
3 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Teamcenter
2 3 (0.76%) Sage 200
2 3 (0.76%) Workfront
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 214 (54.04%) Azure
2 176 (44.44%) Microsoft 365
3 45 (11.36%) AWS
4 37 (9.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 18 (4.55%) SaaS
6 13 (3.28%) OneDrive
7 11 (2.78%) PaaS
8 10 (2.53%) Power Platform
8 10 (2.53%) Serverless
9 7 (1.77%) IaaS
10 6 (1.52%) GitHub
10 6 (1.52%) Power Automate
10 6 (1.52%) PowerApps
11 5 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.26%) Cloudflare
11 5 (1.26%) OpenDNS
12 4 (1.01%) GCP
12 4 (1.01%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.76%) CloudBees
13 3 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 86 (21.72%) DNS
2 81 (20.45%) Firewall
3 69 (17.42%) DHCP
4 67 (16.92%) LAN
5 65 (16.41%) SAN
6 61 (15.40%) WAN
7 43 (10.86%) Wireless
8 38 (9.60%) VLAN
9 35 (8.84%) Wi-Fi
10 32 (8.08%) TCP/IP
11 28 (7.07%) VPN
12 26 (6.57%) NAS
13 14 (3.54%) Internet
14 12 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (2.78%) iSCSI
16 10 (2.53%) BIG-IP
16 10 (2.53%) Network Security
16 10 (2.53%) VoIP
17 8 (2.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 7 (1.77%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (2.02%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (1.52%) Ingres
5 5 (1.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.26%) Data Lake
5 5 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.01%) MySQL
6 4 (1.01%) Power BI
7 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.76%) Power Query
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.25%) DB2
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (2.53%) JIRA
2 8 (2.02%) Visual Studio
3 7 (1.77%) Artifactory
3 7 (1.77%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 5 (1.26%) GitLab
5 5 (1.26%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.26%) Selenium
6 4 (1.01%) Gradle
6 4 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 3 (0.76%) Ant
7 3 (0.76%) Appium
7 3 (0.76%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.76%) HP UFT
7 3 (0.76%) Liquibase
7 3 (0.76%) Maven
7 3 (0.76%) NeoLoad
7 3 (0.76%) REST Assured
7 3 (0.76%) SonarQube
General
1 111 (28.03%) Social Skills
2 29 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 28 (7.07%) Public Sector
4 21 (5.30%) Manufacturing
5 20 (5.05%) Finance
6 16 (4.04%) Automotive
7 15 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (3.54%) Presentation Skills
9 12 (3.03%) Back Office
10 7 (1.77%) Retail
11 6 (1.52%) Digital Economy
12 4 (1.01%) Law
12 4 (1.01%) Marketing
12 4 (1.01%) Police
13 3 (0.76%) Organisational Skills
14 2 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.51%) Games
15 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.25%) Legal
15 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 81 (20.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 67 (16.92%) IT Engineer
3 63 (15.91%) Support Engineer
4 44 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 40 (10.10%) Architect
6 38 (9.60%) IT Support
7 36 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
8 31 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 26 (6.57%) IT Support Engineer
10 25 (6.31%) Infrastructure Architect
11 24 (6.06%) Technical Architect
12 23 (5.81%) Analyst
13 22 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
13 22 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
14 17 (4.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (4.29%) Senior Support Engineer
14 17 (4.29%) Team Leader
15 16 (4.04%) Consultant
15 16 (4.04%) DevOps Engineer
16 15 (3.79%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.27%) Web Services
2 8 (2.02%) WPF
3 7 (1.77%) REST
4 6 (1.52%) .NET
4 6 (1.52%) Entity Framework
4 6 (1.52%) WCF
5 4 (1.01%) ARM Templates
5 4 (1.01%) EDI
6 3 (0.76%) Kafka
6 3 (0.76%) LDAP
7 2 (0.51%) HTML
7 2 (0.51%) JSON
7 2 (0.51%) XMPP
8 1 (0.25%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 92 (23.23%) Data Centre
2 39 (9.85%) Public Cloud
3 31 (7.83%) Management Information System
4 28 (7.07%) Legacy Systems
5 17 (4.29%) Replication
6 16 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (3.79%) Driving Licence
8 14 (3.54%) FMCG
8 14 (3.54%) HP Storage
9 11 (2.78%) PKI
10 10 (2.53%) Clustering
10 10 (2.53%) User Experience
11 9 (2.27%) Private Cloud
12 8 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.77%) Client/Server
13 7 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (1.52%) CCTV
15 3 (0.76%) Blog
15 3 (0.76%) Fat Client
15 3 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 263 (66.41%) Windows
2 206 (52.02%) Windows Server
3 97 (24.49%) Linux
4 67 (16.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 59 (14.90%) Windows Server 2016
6 49 (12.37%) Windows 10
7 45 (11.36%) Windows Server 2019
8 30 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (5.56%) Unix
10 14 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (3.54%) Windows 7
11 8 (2.02%) CentOS
12 6 (1.52%) Android
13 5 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.25%) AIX
16 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (23.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 80 (20.20%) Problem-Solving
3 79 (19.95%) ITIL
4 51 (12.88%) DevOps
5 40 (10.10%) Server Management
6 39 (9.85%) Project Management
7 30 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (5.81%) Cybersecurity
8 23 (5.81%) Patch Management
9 22 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (5.05%) Migration
10 20 (5.05%) Project Delivery
11 17 (4.29%) Analytics
11 17 (4.29%) Software Licensing
12 16 (4.04%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (4.04%) Presales
12 16 (4.04%) Security Patching
13 15 (3.79%) Configuration Management
14 14 (3.54%) Problem Management
15 13 (3.28%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (20.20%) PowerShell
2 74 (18.69%) SQL
3 15 (3.79%) Python
4 12 (3.03%) C#
5 10 (2.53%) Bash Shell
5 10 (2.53%) Java
6 8 (2.02%) T-SQL
7 6 (1.52%) C
7 6 (1.52%) Ingres ABF
7 6 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.01%) Java 8
9 3 (0.76%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.51%) VBScript
11 1 (0.25%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 97 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (14.65%) MCSA
3 45 (11.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 44 (11.11%) MCSE
5 40 (10.10%) Security Cleared
6 36 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (8.84%) SC Cleared
8 28 (7.07%) MCP
9 26 (6.57%) CCNA
10 24 (6.06%) CCNP
11 23 (5.81%) MCITP
12 22 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
12 22 (5.56%) DV Cleared
13 18 (4.55%) Degree
14 10 (2.53%) NCSIE
15 7 (1.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (1.52%) CCDP
16 6 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
16 6 (1.52%) VCAP
17 5 (1.26%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.05%) SLA
2 17 (4.29%) GDPR
3 9 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.77%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (1.26%) QA
6 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 237 (59.85%) Active Directory
2 140 (35.35%) Hyper-V
3 84 (21.21%) vSphere
4 38 (9.60%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (8.33%) XenApp
6 28 (7.07%) XenDesktop
7 21 (5.30%) Virtual Servers
8 20 (5.05%) Docker
9 18 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (3.28%) NFS
11 7 (1.77%) BitLocker
11 7 (1.77%) KVM
12 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.51%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 1 (0.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 1 (0.25%) Firmware
15 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 40 (10.10%) SCCM
2 34 (8.59%) Ansible
3 25 (6.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 21 (5.30%) SCOM
5 19 (4.80%) Kubernetes
5 19 (4.80%) WSUS
6 16 (4.04%) Backup Exec
7 15 (3.79%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 15 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (3.79%) Puppet
7 15 (3.79%) Rancher
8 13 (3.28%) Terraform
9 8 (2.02%) NetBackup
10 7 (1.77%) vRealize
11 6 (1.52%) SCOrch
11 6 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (1.52%) vCenter Server
12 5 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
12 5 (1.26%) SCVMM
13 3 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 396 (100.00%) VMware
2 237 (59.85%) Microsoft
3 94 (23.74%) Cisco
4 81 (20.45%) Citrix
5 39 (9.85%) Dell
6 35 (8.84%) Veeam
7 34 (8.59%) HP
8 22 (5.56%) EMC
8 22 (5.56%) NetApp
9 19 (4.80%) Meraki
10 18 (4.55%) Aruba
10 18 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 18 (4.55%) Sophos
11 17 (4.29%) SolarWinds
12 13 (3.28%) F5
13 12 (3.03%) WatchGuard
14 11 (2.78%) Avaya
14 11 (2.78%) SAP
15 10 (2.53%) Juniper
15 10 (2.53%) McAfee