Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Network Virtualisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Network Virtualisation over the 6 months to 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Network Virtualization
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 292 294
Rank change year-on-year +59 +2 +23
Permanent jobs citing Network Virtualisation 48 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.61% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.29% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 28 9 3
West Midlands median annual salary £53,250 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.50% -11.76% -35.24%
10th Percentile £38,600 £27,500 £30,400
90th Percentile £76,625 £37,650 £35,600
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +30.43% -8.00%

Network Virtualisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,244 8,952 9,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.44% 90.59% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5,378 7,034 7,466
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,632
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.37% -3.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Network Virtualisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Network Virtualisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Network Virtualisation in the West Midlands

Network Virtualisation
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Network Virtualisation in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Network Virtualisation in the West Midlands

Network Virtualisation
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Network Virtualisation in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Network Virtualisation in the West Midlands

Network Virtualisation
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Network Virtualisation within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 February 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
Birmingham +14 29 £55,000 +83.33% 4
Solihull - 6 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 5 £42,500 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 - - 1
Coventry +26 3 £60,000 +100.00%
Network Virtualisation
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT jobs citing Network Virtualisation 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Network Virtualisation.

1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 31 (64.58%) WAN
4 31 (64.58%) VMware
4 31 (64.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
6 26 (54.17%) Service Delivery
7 24 (50.00%) Firewall
8 23 (47.92%) Hyper-V
9 19 (39.58%) Presales
10 18 (37.50%) Windows
11 17 (35.42%) ITIL
11 17 (35.42%) Service Management
11 17 (35.42%) ITIL V3
11 17 (35.42%) SCVMM
12 16 (33.33%) Cisco
13 15 (31.25%) Data Centre
14 13 (27.08%) Windows Server
14 13 (27.08%) F5
14 13 (27.08%) Line Management
14 13 (27.08%) Brocade
14 13 (27.08%) Load Balancing
14 13 (27.08%) PRINCE2
14 13 (27.08%) BMC
14 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
14 13 (27.08%) CCNP
14 13 (27.08%) Juniper
14 13 (27.08%) HP
14 13 (27.08%) Citrix

Network Virtualisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (58.33%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (22.92%) IaaS
4 9 (18.75%) Office 365
5 8 (16.67%) PaaS
6 7 (14.58%) Azure Functions
6 7 (14.58%) Serverless
7 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) WAN
2 24 (50.00%) Firewall
3 10 (20.83%) LAN
3 10 (20.83%) Wireless
4 5 (10.42%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Architect
2 10 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) Technical Architect
3 9 (18.75%) Network Architect
4 7 (14.58%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (10.42%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (8.33%) DBA
7 4 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 4 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 4 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Lead Architect
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
9 2 (4.17%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.17%) IT Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 13 (27.08%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (22.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 4 (8.33%) User Experience
5 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.08%) CentOS
5 1 (2.08%) Linux
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (54.17%) Service Delivery
2 19 (39.58%) Presales
3 17 (35.42%) ITIL
3 17 (35.42%) ITIL V3
3 17 (35.42%) Service Management
4 13 (27.08%) Due Diligence
4 13 (27.08%) Line Management
4 13 (27.08%) Load Balancing
4 13 (27.08%) PRINCE2
4 13 (27.08%) Project Management
5 12 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (25.00%) Migration
6 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.42%) Business Development
8 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.33%) Data Management
8 4 (8.33%) ITSM
8 4 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (22.92%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) CCNP
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) Degree
4 4 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.25%) MCSE
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) GDPR
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 31 (64.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (47.92%) Hyper-V
4 8 (16.67%) VMware NSX
5 7 (14.58%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (8.33%) BitLocker
6 4 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (35.42%) SCVMM
2 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) Ansible
3 1 (2.08%) Packer
3 1 (2.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 31 (64.58%) VMware
3 16 (33.33%) Cisco
4 13 (27.08%) BMC
4 13 (27.08%) Brocade
4 13 (27.08%) CheckPoint
4 13 (27.08%) Citrix
4 13 (27.08%) F5
4 13 (27.08%) Fortinet
4 13 (27.08%) HP
4 13 (27.08%) Juniper
5 8 (16.67%) Meraki
6 4 (8.33%) McAfee
6 4 (8.33%) SAP
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat