Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 79 64
Rank change year-on-year +31 -15 +17
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 410 367 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.83% 3.59% 4.22%
As % of the System Software category 33.74% 31.67% 36.58%
Number of salaries quoted 315 301 352
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,215 1,159 1,345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.30% 11.35% 11.55%
Number of salaries quoted 882 925 1,043
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,400
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the West Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in the West Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the West Midlands

VMware Infrastructure
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 VMware Infrastructure within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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 +19 263 £42,500 +9.68% 23
Solihull +13 46 £42,500 +44.07% 4
Dudley +3 29 £26,000 -38.82%
Coventry +3 13 £41,500 +10.67% 5
Shropshire -1 13 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Staffordshire +10 12 £25,000 -13.79% 3
Warwickshire +23 11 £39,250 -1.88% 3
Wolverhampton +10 7 £35,000 +12.90% 2
Herefordshire -2 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Walsall -5 1 £32,500 -23.53%
Worcestershire -21 1 - - 8
Wednesbury - 1 £45,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £30,000 - 1
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 410 (100.00%) VMware
2 265 (64.63%) Windows
3 215 (52.44%) Microsoft
4 203 (49.51%) Active Directory
5 171 (41.71%) Hyper-V
6 168 (40.98%) Data Centre
7 157 (38.29%) Cisco
8 153 (37.32%) Citrix
8 153 (37.32%) Windows Server
9 142 (34.63%) ITIL
9 142 (34.63%) Firewall
10 140 (34.15%) NetApp
11 119 (29.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 116 (28.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 106 (25.85%) MS Exchange
14 99 (24.15%) HP
15 93 (22.68%) Amazon AWS
15 93 (22.68%) Office 365
16 84 (20.49%) WAN
16 84 (20.49%) Self-Motivation
17 83 (20.24%) SCCM
18 82 (20.00%) DNS
18 82 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 81 (19.76%) Linux
20 79 (19.27%) SQL
21 76 (18.54%) Project Management
22 73 (17.80%) LAN
23 70 (17.07%) Presales
24 69 (16.83%) MCSE
24 69 (16.83%) Dell

VMware Infrastructure
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
1 106 (25.85%) MS Exchange
2 50 (12.20%) SharePoint
3 28 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (5.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 21 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (5.12%) SharePoint Server
6 10 (2.44%) IIS
6 10 (2.44%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.73%) Apache
7 3 (0.73%) Confluence
7 3 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 116 (28.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (22.68%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (22.68%) Office 365
3 32 (7.80%) IaaS
4 21 (5.12%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (5.12%) PaaS
5 20 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (4.63%) Amazon S3
7 18 (4.39%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 16 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (3.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (2.20%) Yammer
11 6 (1.46%) SaaS
12 5 (1.22%) Google Play
13 4 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.73%) Mimecast
15 2 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
16 1 (0.24%) Datadog
16 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 142 (34.63%) Firewall
2 84 (20.49%) WAN
3 82 (20.00%) DNS
4 73 (17.80%) LAN
5 68 (16.59%) DHCP
6 65 (15.85%) SAN
7 32 (7.80%) VLAN
8 29 (7.07%) VPN
9 26 (6.34%) Remote Desktop
10 25 (6.10%) IPsec
11 24 (5.85%) TCP/IP
11 24 (5.85%) Wireless
12 19 (4.63%) Skype
13 17 (4.15%) OSPF
14 16 (3.90%) VoIP
15 14 (3.41%) Network Security
16 12 (2.93%) Internet
16 12 (2.93%) VSAN
17 11 (2.68%) NAS
18 10 (2.44%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (16.34%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.12%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (4.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 16 (3.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 12 (2.93%) MySQL
6 11 (2.68%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.20%) DB2
7 9 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.71%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.49%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.71%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.71%) Selenium
2 7 (1.71%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.22%) NUnit
3 5 (1.22%) Protractor
4 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.73%) JIRA
6 2 (0.49%) Ant
6 2 (0.49%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.49%) Gatling
6 2 (0.49%) GitLab
6 2 (0.49%) Maven
6 2 (0.49%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.49%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.24%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (9.51%) Finance
2 16 (3.90%) Publishing
3 9 (2.20%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.22%) Retail
5 3 (0.73%) Advertising
5 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.49%) Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Games
7 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 85 (20.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 80 (19.51%) Architect
3 62 (15.12%) Analyst
4 40 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
5 36 (8.78%) Support Analyst
6 34 (8.29%) Technical Architect
7 31 (7.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (6.34%) Cloud Architect
9 24 (5.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 24 (5.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 24 (5.85%) Technical Leader
10 23 (5.61%) Consultant
11 21 (5.12%) IT Support
12 18 (4.39%) IT Engineer
13 16 (3.90%) Cloud Solutions Architect
13 16 (3.90%) Infrastructure Support
13 16 (3.90%) IT Analyst
13 16 (3.90%) IT Support Analyst
14 15 (3.66%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
14 15 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.83%) Web Services
2 10 (2.44%) .NET
3 8 (1.95%) Middleware
4 7 (1.71%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (1.46%) COM
5 6 (1.46%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (1.46%) JSON
5 6 (1.46%) Kafka
5 6 (1.46%) REST
5 6 (1.46%) SOAP
5 6 (1.46%) XML
6 3 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.73%) WSH
7 2 (0.49%) Velocity
8 1 (0.24%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 168 (40.98%) Data Centre
2 84 (20.49%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (5.85%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.61%) Private Cloud
4 23 (5.61%) Public Cloud
5 22 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.37%) Driving Licence
5 22 (5.37%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.39%) Enterprise Storage
7 17 (4.15%) CMDB
7 17 (4.15%) HP StoreVirtual
8 13 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (2.44%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.44%) Thin Client
10 9 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
11 8 (1.95%) Clustering
12 5 (1.22%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.22%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.98%) PKI
14 3 (0.73%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 265 (64.63%) Windows
2 153 (37.32%) Windows Server
3 81 (19.76%) Linux
4 69 (16.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 58 (14.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 38 (9.27%) Windows 8
9 36 (8.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.44%) Ubuntu
10 10 (2.44%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.20%) Unix
12 7 (1.71%) CentOS
12 7 (1.71%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.71%) SUSE
13 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.22%) Android
15 3 (0.73%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.49%) DC/OS
17 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (34.63%) ITIL
2 119 (29.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 76 (18.54%) Project Management
4 70 (17.07%) Presales
5 65 (15.85%) Service Delivery
6 56 (13.66%) Service Management
7 53 (12.93%) PRINCE2
8 47 (11.46%) Technical Architecture
9 46 (11.22%) Line Management
10 45 (10.98%) Incident Management
10 45 (10.98%) ITIL V3
11 42 (10.24%) Migration
12 40 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (9.27%) DevOps
13 38 (9.27%) TOGAF
14 37 (9.02%) Load Balancing
15 36 (8.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 34 (8.29%) Data Protection
17 32 (7.80%) Kalman Filter
17 32 (7.80%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (19.27%) SQL
2 39 (9.51%) PowerShell
3 21 (5.12%) Bash Shell
4 13 (3.17%) Python
5 5 (1.22%) VB
6 4 (0.98%) PL/SQL
6 4 (0.98%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.73%) VBScript
8 2 (0.49%) Perl
9 1 (0.24%) Java
9 1 (0.24%) PHP
9 1 (0.24%) Ruby
9 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (16.83%) MCSE
3 51 (12.44%) MCSA
4 42 (10.24%) ITIL Certification
5 40 (9.76%) Degree
6 33 (8.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 31 (7.56%) MCP
8 26 (6.34%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (5.85%) MCITP
10 22 (5.37%) Computer Science Degree
10 22 (5.37%) ISEB
11 20 (4.88%) CCNP
12 17 (4.15%) CISSP
13 16 (3.90%) CEH
13 16 (3.90%) CompTIA Security+
13 16 (3.90%) PMI Certification
13 16 (3.90%) PMP
14 11 (2.68%) HNC
15 9 (2.20%) CCNA
16 7 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (9.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (8.54%) GDPR
3 31 (7.56%) SLA
4 16 (3.90%) GPG13
5 6 (1.46%) COBIT
5 6 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (1.46%) QA
6 4 (0.98%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.24%) IASME
System Software
1 203 (49.51%) Active Directory
2 171 (41.71%) Hyper-V
3 42 (10.24%) XenApp
4 39 (9.51%) vSphere
5 35 (8.54%) VMware ESXi
6 31 (7.56%) XenDesktop
7 30 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (4.39%) Terminal Services
9 17 (4.15%) Forefront TMG
10 11 (2.68%) VMware NSX
11 9 (2.20%) Docker
12 7 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.98%) XenServer
15 2 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.49%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.24%) BitLocker
16 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 83 (20.24%) SCCM
2 32 (7.80%) Norton AntiVirus
2 32 (7.80%) WSUS
3 17 (4.15%) SCOM
4 16 (3.90%) SCVMM
5 7 (1.71%) Ansible
5 7 (1.71%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.71%) Puppet
5 7 (1.71%) QRadar
5 7 (1.71%) vCenter Server
5 7 (1.71%) WhatsUp Gold
6 6 (1.46%) vMotion
7 5 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.98%) Kubernetes
8 4 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (0.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (0.73%) CASB
9 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 410 (100.00%) VMware
2 215 (52.44%) Microsoft
3 157 (38.29%) Cisco
4 153 (37.32%) Citrix
5 140 (34.15%) NetApp
6 99 (24.15%) HP
7 69 (16.83%) Dell
8 47 (11.46%) CheckPoint
9 44 (10.73%) McAfee
10 34 (8.29%) Red Hat
10 34 (8.29%) Symantec
11 31 (7.56%) IBM
12 29 (7.07%) EMC
12 29 (7.07%) Forcepoint
13 25 (6.10%) SolarWinds
14 21 (5.12%) SonicWALL
15 19 (4.63%) EqualLogic
15 19 (4.63%) F5
16 16 (3.90%) 3PAR
16 16 (3.90%) Juniper