Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 63 71
Rank change year-on-year +45 +8 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 51 12 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.86% 1.67% 1.55%
As % of the System Software category 49.04% 10.34% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 46 11 14
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +54.55% -15.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,641 £24,300
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £46,875
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 104 116 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 20.12% 16.16% 10.86%
Number of salaries quoted 96 103 84
Median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +31.58%
10th Percentile £25,125 £22,250 £18,750
90th Percentile £60,625 £47,500 £58,375
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Staffordshire

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 29 May 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
Stoke-on-Trent +19 19 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Tamworth - 18 £29,000 - 1
Lichfield +23 5 £49,000 +133.33% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +7 1 £49,000 -5.31%
Cannock - 1 £42,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (66.67%) Windows
3 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 25 (49.02%) Windows Server
5 24 (47.06%) Office 365
5 24 (47.06%) Hyper-V
6 22 (43.14%) Azure
6 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
7 19 (37.25%) Citrix
7 19 (37.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (31.37%) MS Exchange
9 15 (29.41%) Python
9 15 (29.41%) SLA
9 15 (29.41%) Veeam
10 14 (27.45%) LAN
10 14 (27.45%) WAN
10 14 (27.45%) MCSE
10 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (25.49%) MCSA
11 13 (25.49%) Linux
11 13 (25.49%) Bash Shell
11 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (25.49%) Ansible
12 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
12 12 (23.53%) Puppet
12 12 (23.53%) ITIL
13 11 (21.57%) Symantec
13 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
13 11 (21.57%) XenApp
13 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 16 (31.37%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (21.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.84%) OpenStack
5 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.92%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 24 (47.06%) Office 365
2 22 (43.14%) Azure
3 7 (13.73%) AWS
3 7 (13.73%) IaaS
4 5 (9.80%) GCP
5 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (3.92%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (27.45%) LAN
1 14 (27.45%) WAN
2 10 (19.61%) DHCP
2 10 (19.61%) DNS
2 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
3 9 (17.65%) SAN
4 7 (13.73%) Firewall
5 5 (9.80%) VPN
6 4 (7.84%) Internet
6 4 (7.84%) Software-Defined Networking
7 3 (5.88%) Skype
7 3 (5.88%) SSL
7 3 (5.88%) Wireless
8 2 (3.92%) Network Security
9 1 (1.96%) BGP
9 1 (1.96%) ISDN
9 1 (1.96%) NAS
9 1 (1.96%) OSPF
9 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.84%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.80%) Retail
2 3 (5.88%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (27.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (9.80%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) Account Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Account Manager
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.84%) Replication
4 2 (3.92%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 34 (66.67%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Windows Server
3 13 (25.49%) Linux
3 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (3.92%) Unix
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (23.53%) ITIL
3 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.76%) High Availability
4 6 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 6 (11.76%) Presales
5 5 (9.80%) Acceptance Criteria
5 5 (9.80%) Coaching
5 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.80%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.80%) Email Filtering
5 5 (9.80%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (7.84%) Change Management
6 4 (7.84%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Automation
6 4 (7.84%) Network Design
6 4 (7.84%) Open Source
7 3 (5.88%) Architectural Design
7 3 (5.88%) DevOps
7 3 (5.88%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (29.41%) Python
2 13 (25.49%) Bash Shell
3 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
4 5 (9.80%) Go
4 5 (9.80%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.92%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) MCSE
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (25.49%) MCSA
3 7 (13.73%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.76%) CCNA
4 6 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (9.80%) RHCE
6 3 (5.88%) CCIE
6 3 (5.88%) CCNP
7 1 (1.96%) CCA
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (29.41%) SLA
2 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.92%) GDPR
3 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 24 (47.06%) Hyper-V
2 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
3 11 (21.57%) XenApp
4 10 (19.61%) XenDesktop
5 9 (17.65%) Docker
6 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 6 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.96%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Ansible
2 12 (23.53%) Puppet
3 9 (17.65%) Kubernetes
3 9 (17.65%) SCOM
4 7 (13.73%) Terraform
5 4 (7.84%) Backup Exec
5 4 (7.84%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (7.84%) SCCM
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 19 (37.25%) Citrix
4 15 (29.41%) Veeam
5 11 (21.57%) Symantec
6 10 (19.61%) Red Hat
7 8 (15.69%) Cisco
8 7 (13.73%) Acronis
9 6 (11.76%) NetApp
10 5 (9.80%) HP
11 4 (7.84%) Meraki
12 2 (3.92%) Sophos
13 1 (1.96%) Bomgar
13 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.96%) Splunk