Period
to 10 April 2021

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

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
10 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 18 71
Rank change year-on-year -12 +53 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 20 54 4
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.76% 9.15% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 52.63% 42.86% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 20 49 4
10th Percentile £29,800 £19,500 £21,967
25th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £23,043
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,750 £32,500 £29,588
Median % change year-on-year +19.23% +9.84% -3.78%
75th Percentile £46,563 £46,250 £38,125
90th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £39,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% +12.50%

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 38 126 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.05% 21.36% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38 112 81
10th Percentile £21,425 £19,500 £22,250
25th Percentile £26,438 £25,438 £24,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% -9.72% +1.41%
75th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
90th Percentile £51,250 £57,500 £43,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 10 April 2021.

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 10 April 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
Lichfield +8 8 £36,250 -34.09% 1
Stafford -3 2 £31,000 +55.00% 1
Stoke-on-Trent 0 1 £40,000 +20.30%
Tamworth -7 1 £54,000 +94.59% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £45,000 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 April 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (75.00%) Azure
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) DHCP
6 7 (35.00%) DNS
6 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (30.00%) Ansible
7 6 (30.00%) Python
8 5 (25.00%) MCSE
8 5 (25.00%) MCSA
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (25.00%) VMware Server
8 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (25.00%) Meraki
8 5 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 5 (25.00%) High Availability
9 4 (20.00%) Puppet
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (20.00%) Terraform
9 4 (20.00%) Private Cloud
9 4 (20.00%) GCP
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (20.00%) AWS
9 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell

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 2 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) Azure
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft 365
3 4 (20.00%) AWS
3 4 (20.00%) GCP
4 3 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.00%) IaaS
5 1 (5.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) DHCP
1 7 (35.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) VLAN
2 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Site Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Asset Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Software Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.00%) CMDB
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
1 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 5 (25.00%) High Availability
3 4 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Data Centre Operations
4 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (15.00%) Supplier Management
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Major Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Preventative Maintenance
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (30.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) MCSA
1 5 (25.00%) MCSE
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) RHCE
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (15.00%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (10.00%) CCIE
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) CCNP
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Ansible
2 4 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) Terraform
3 2 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Meraki
4 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) ConnectWise
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco
7 1 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) SAP
7 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.00%) Snow
7 1 (5.00%) Tanium