Period
to 18 January 2022

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 18 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within VMware, Inc.

VMware
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 39 33 27
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware 596 350 748
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 5.72% 6.47% 7.13%
As % of the Vendors category 12.64% 14.22% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 505 293 626
10th Percentile £28,200 £27,600 £25,625
25th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £38,494 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.41% -2.55% -7.06%
75th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £52,313
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the Midlands.

All Vendors
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,717 2,462 4,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 45.31% 45.53% 46.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3,383 1,881 4,007
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £34,750 £34,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the Midlands

VMware
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware in the Midlands.

Salary trend for VMware in the Midlands

VMware
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware in the Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for VMware in the Midlands

VMware
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 within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 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
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands -1 408 £42,500 +7.59% 88
East Midlands -14 184 £42,500 +13.33% 47
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, IT jobs citing VMware 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.

1 432 (72.48%) Windows
2 370 (62.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 360 (60.40%) Active Directory
4 359 (60.23%) Microsoft
5 353 (59.23%) Azure
6 293 (49.16%) Windows Server
7 276 (46.31%) Microsoft 365
8 177 (29.70%) Social Skills
9 173 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
10 151 (25.34%) Linux
11 146 (24.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 144 (24.16%) ITIL
13 142 (23.83%) Hyper-V
14 133 (22.32%) Cisco
15 126 (21.14%) VMware ESXi
16 118 (19.80%) Firewall
16 118 (19.80%) DNS
17 117 (19.63%) Microsoft Certification
18 115 (19.30%) SQL
19 112 (18.79%) SQL Server
20 110 (18.46%) Citrix
21 109 (18.29%) AWS
22 103 (17.28%) DHCP
23 101 (16.95%) Data Centre
24 94 (15.77%) SharePoint
25 89 (14.93%) Windows 10
26 85 (14.26%) Windows Server 2016
27 84 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
28 83 (13.93%) WAN
29 80 (13.42%) SCCM

VMware
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 94 (15.77%) SharePoint
2 51 (8.56%) IIS
3 48 (8.05%) MS Exchange
4 11 (1.85%) Apache
4 11 (1.85%) OpenStack
5 8 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (1.34%) OpenROAD
6 6 (1.01%) Confluence
6 6 (1.01%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.50%) nginx
8 2 (0.34%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.17%) SAS
Applications
1 65 (10.91%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 10 (1.68%) Workfront
2 3 (0.50%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 353 (59.23%) Azure
2 276 (46.31%) Microsoft 365
3 109 (18.29%) AWS
4 80 (13.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 55 (9.23%) OneDrive
6 42 (7.05%) Power Platform
7 39 (6.54%) PowerApps
8 29 (4.87%) SaaS
9 26 (4.36%) IaaS
10 22 (3.69%) PaaS
11 19 (3.19%) Smartsheet
12 12 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (2.01%) Power Automate
13 11 (1.85%) Rubrik
13 11 (1.85%) Serverless
14 9 (1.51%) Mimecast
15 8 (1.34%) Cohesity
16 7 (1.17%) Azure Stack
16 7 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
17 6 (1.01%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (19.80%) DNS
1 118 (19.80%) Firewall
2 103 (17.28%) DHCP
3 83 (13.93%) WAN
4 78 (13.09%) LAN
5 70 (11.74%) SAN
6 53 (8.89%) TCP/IP
7 39 (6.54%) VPN
8 38 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
9 32 (5.37%) Wireless
10 29 (4.87%) VLAN
11 26 (4.36%) NAS
12 25 (4.19%) Network Security
13 21 (3.52%) VoIP
14 19 (3.19%) SD-WAN
14 19 (3.19%) WebEx
15 17 (2.85%) Internet
16 13 (2.18%) VSAN
17 12 (2.01%) WLAN
18 11 (1.85%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (1.85%) Power BI
3 10 (1.68%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.51%) MySQL
5 8 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (1.34%) Ingres
6 6 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.50%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.50%) Power Query
8 3 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.34%) DB2
9 2 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.17%) MS Access
10 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (2.68%) Git (software)
2 11 (1.85%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.51%) Visual Studio
4 8 (1.34%) GitLab
5 6 (1.01%) Ant
5 6 (1.01%) JIRA
5 6 (1.01%) Maven
5 6 (1.01%) Selenium
6 5 (0.84%) Bitbucket
6 5 (0.84%) Gradle
7 4 (0.67%) Appium
7 4 (0.67%) Artifactory
7 4 (0.67%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.67%) JMeter
7 4 (0.67%) Liquibase
7 4 (0.67%) NeoLoad
7 4 (0.67%) REST Assured
7 4 (0.67%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.34%) NUnit
8 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 177 (29.70%) Social Skills
2 66 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (8.72%) Finance
4 48 (8.05%) Manufacturing
5 31 (5.20%) Telecoms
6 29 (4.87%) Marketing
7 27 (4.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 23 (3.86%) Documentation Skills
9 21 (3.52%) Automotive
10 19 (3.19%) Back Office
10 19 (3.19%) Influencing Skills
11 16 (2.68%) Public Sector
12 11 (1.85%) Law
13 9 (1.51%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (1.34%) Retail
15 5 (0.84%) Legal
15 5 (0.84%) Police
16 4 (0.67%) Digital Economy
16 4 (0.67%) Organisational Skills
17 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 121 (20.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 107 (17.95%) IT Engineer
3 95 (15.94%) Support Engineer
4 71 (11.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 51 (8.56%) IT Support
6 49 (8.22%) Analyst
7 46 (7.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 41 (6.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 38 (6.38%) IT Support Engineer
10 33 (5.54%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (4.36%) Architect
12 25 (4.19%) Support Analyst
13 21 (3.52%) Consultant
14 20 (3.36%) Administrator
14 20 (3.36%) Cloud Engineer
14 20 (3.36%) Incident Manager
14 20 (3.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (3.36%) Technical Support
14 20 (3.36%) VMware Engineer
15 19 (3.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.04%) Web Services
2 11 (1.85%) .NET
2 11 (1.85%) WPF
3 9 (1.51%) REST
4 8 (1.34%) Entity Framework
4 8 (1.34%) SAML
4 8 (1.34%) WCF
5 4 (0.67%) EDI
6 3 (0.50%) Node.js
7 2 (0.34%) COM
7 2 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.34%) HTML
7 2 (0.34%) Kafka
7 2 (0.34%) Middleware
8 1 (0.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.17%) ARM Templates
8 1 (0.17%) Flask
8 1 (0.17%) LAMP
8 1 (0.17%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 101 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 45 (7.55%) Clustering
3 29 (4.87%) Public Cloud
4 28 (4.70%) Management Information System
5 25 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.02%) Driving Licence
7 15 (2.52%) Legacy Systems
7 15 (2.52%) PKI
8 13 (2.18%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.34%) FMCG
9 8 (1.34%) Handset
9 8 (1.34%) Mobile App
9 8 (1.34%) Replication
10 7 (1.17%) User Experience
10 7 (1.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.01%) HP Storage
11 6 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.84%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.67%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 432 (72.48%) Windows
2 293 (49.16%) Windows Server
3 151 (25.34%) Linux
4 89 (14.93%) Windows 10
5 85 (14.26%) Windows Server 2016
6 84 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (11.24%) Windows Server 2019
8 37 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (3.36%) Windows 7
11 19 (3.19%) CentOS
12 18 (3.02%) Unix
13 6 (1.01%) Android
13 6 (1.01%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.84%) Ubuntu
14 5 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.34%) AIX
15 2 (0.34%) Debian
16 1 (0.17%) VMS
16 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (29.03%) Problem-Solving
2 146 (24.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 144 (24.16%) ITIL
4 63 (10.57%) DevOps
5 56 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (8.05%) Change Management
7 43 (7.21%) Mentoring
7 43 (7.21%) Project Management
7 43 (7.21%) Service Management
8 42 (7.05%) Capacity Management
9 40 (6.71%) Incident Management
9 40 (6.71%) Information Security
10 39 (6.54%) Process Improvement
10 39 (6.54%) Risk Management
11 38 (6.38%) ITSM
11 38 (6.38%) Problem Management
11 38 (6.38%) Project Delivery
12 36 (6.04%) Strategic Thinking
12 36 (6.04%) Time Management
13 35 (5.87%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 115 (19.30%) SQL
2 67 (11.24%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.03%) Python
4 19 (3.19%) C#
5 16 (2.68%) Java
6 12 (2.01%) C
7 11 (1.85%) Bash
8 8 (1.34%) Ingres ABF
9 7 (1.17%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.84%) Java 8
11 3 (0.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.50%) Go
11 3 (0.50%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.34%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.17%) C++
13 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 117 (19.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (10.74%) MCSE
3 56 (9.40%) MCSA
4 43 (7.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 36 (6.04%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (5.70%) Security Cleared
7 30 (5.03%) CCNA
8 23 (3.86%) SC Cleared
9 21 (3.52%) VCAP
10 20 (3.36%) Degree
11 16 (2.68%) MCP
12 14 (2.35%) CCNP
12 14 (2.35%) MCITP
13 10 (1.68%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (1.34%) DV Cleared
15 7 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (0.84%) DBS Check
17 4 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
17 4 (0.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 3 (0.50%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.23%) SLA
2 17 (2.85%) GDPR
3 8 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 7 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 370 (62.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 360 (60.40%) Active Directory
3 142 (23.83%) Hyper-V
4 126 (21.14%) VMware ESXi
5 57 (9.56%) vSphere
6 23 (3.86%) Virtual Servers
7 22 (3.69%) Docker
7 22 (3.69%) XenApp
8 16 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (2.68%) VMware NSX
8 16 (2.68%) XenDesktop
9 15 (2.52%) NFS
10 13 (2.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.67%) BitLocker
13 4 (0.67%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.67%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 1 (0.17%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 80 (13.42%) SCCM
2 39 (6.54%) WSUS
3 32 (5.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 31 (5.20%) SCOM
5 28 (4.70%) Kubernetes
6 27 (4.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 23 (3.86%) Backup Exec
8 19 (3.19%) Ansible
9 16 (2.68%) NetBackup
10 15 (2.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 12 (2.01%) Rancher
11 12 (2.01%) Single Sign-On
12 11 (1.85%) vCenter Server
13 10 (1.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 5 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
14 5 (0.84%) FortiGate
14 5 (0.84%) Puppet
14 5 (0.84%) vRealize
15 4 (0.67%) SCOrch
15 4 (0.67%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 359 (60.23%) Microsoft
2 133 (22.32%) Cisco
3 110 (18.46%) Citrix
4 45 (7.55%) Dell
4 45 (7.55%) HP
5 42 (7.05%) Veeam
6 33 (5.54%) Google
6 33 (5.54%) SolarWinds
7 27 (4.53%) NetApp
7 27 (4.53%) Red Hat
8 25 (4.19%) Avaya
9 23 (3.86%) Oracle
10 18 (3.02%) Aruba
11 17 (2.85%) ServiceNow
12 16 (2.68%) Juniper
13 14 (2.35%) WatchGuard
14 13 (2.18%) Ivanti
14 13 (2.18%) Sophos
15 12 (2.01%) McAfee
15 12 (2.01%) Mitel