Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 84 81
Rank change year-on-year +32 -3 -17
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 418 311 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.47% 3.23% 3.12%
As % of the System Software category 31.26% 30.79% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 284 238 307
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -1.27% +12.86%
10th Percentile £26,575 £25,900 £24,800
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,975 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,506
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.34% +0.01%

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 1,337 1,010 1,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.31% 10.48% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 944 825 1,034
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% +11.94%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,325 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +15 242 £40,000 -3.61% 17
Coventry +16 39 £46,250 +20.92% 4
Worcestershire +36 35 £40,000 +21.21% 4
Warwickshire -1 26 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Solihull +15 17 £36,000 +29.73% 4
Staffordshire -1 14 £27,500 -17.29% 2
Wolverhampton -13 13 £31,000 -15.07% 4
Sutton Coldfield +10 11 £31,500 -49.19%
Shropshire +21 8 £47,000 +4.44% 1
Herefordshire +22 1 £55,000 +52.78%
Walsall -4 1 £30,000 -17.81%
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 418 (100.00%) VMware
2 274 (65.55%) Windows
3 228 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 199 (47.61%) Windows Server
5 180 (43.06%) Citrix
6 178 (42.58%) ITIL
7 177 (42.34%) Hyper-V
8 175 (41.87%) Active Directory
9 157 (37.56%) Data Centre
10 128 (30.62%) Firewall
11 110 (26.32%) MS Exchange
12 108 (25.84%) Microsoft Azure
13 107 (25.60%) Service Delivery
14 106 (25.36%) Presales
15 100 (23.92%) Office 365
16 95 (22.73%) WAN
17 89 (21.29%) Cisco
18 87 (20.81%) SCVMM
19 86 (20.57%) Degree
19 86 (20.57%) Self-Motivation
20 83 (19.86%) Amazon AWS
21 79 (18.90%) XenApp
21 79 (18.90%) Computer Science
21 79 (18.90%) Computer Science Degree
22 77 (18.42%) SAN
23 75 (17.94%) LAN
24 71 (16.99%) vSphere
25 70 (16.75%) Project Management
26 69 (16.51%) VMware ESXi
27 68 (16.27%) Continuous Improvement

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
1 110 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 50 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (6.22%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.50%) IIS
5 16 (3.83%) Apache
5 16 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (3.59%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (3.35%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.44%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.20%) nginx
10 3 (0.72%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.48%) CMS
12 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 31 (7.42%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.72%) AutoCAD
2 3 (0.72%) CATIA
2 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.72%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) ENOVIA
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 108 (25.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 100 (23.92%) Office 365
3 83 (19.86%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (8.13%) Amazon EC2
5 29 (6.94%) IaaS
6 28 (6.70%) PaaS
7 20 (4.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (2.87%) CloudFront
9 6 (1.44%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (1.44%) SaaS
10 5 (1.20%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.96%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (0.96%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 128 (30.62%) Firewall
2 95 (22.73%) WAN
3 77 (18.42%) SAN
4 75 (17.94%) LAN
5 45 (10.77%) DNS
6 37 (8.85%) VLAN
7 34 (8.13%) NetScaler
8 33 (7.89%) SSL
8 33 (7.89%) TCP/IP
8 33 (7.89%) Wireless
9 32 (7.66%) VoIP
9 32 (7.66%) VPN
10 31 (7.42%) DHCP
10 31 (7.42%) IPsec
11 28 (6.70%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (3.83%) Network Security
13 15 (3.59%) Cisco ISE
13 15 (3.59%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (3.59%) Cisco Wireless
14 14 (3.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.87%) Amazon RDS
2 12 (2.87%) MongoDB
2 12 (2.87%) MySQL
3 10 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.91%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (0.96%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.72%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.48%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (5.02%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.87%) Git (software)
2 12 (2.87%) GoCD
3 6 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.24%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.24%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.24%) GDB
6 1 (0.24%) JIRA
6 1 (0.24%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.24%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.24%) sqlmap
General
1 52 (12.44%) Finance
2 16 (3.83%) Publishing
3 11 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.67%) Law
5 6 (1.44%) Banking
6 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.48%) French Language
7 2 (0.48%) German Language
7 2 (0.48%) Marketing
7 2 (0.48%) Polish Language
7 2 (0.48%) Russian Language
7 2 (0.48%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.24%) Automotive
8 1 (0.24%) Billing
8 1 (0.24%) Legal
8 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 93 (22.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 65 (15.55%) Consultant
3 48 (11.48%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 47 (11.24%) Technical Specialist
5 46 (11.00%) Architect
6 42 (10.05%) Analyst
7 39 (9.33%) IT Engineer
8 33 (7.89%) Support Analyst
9 27 (6.46%) Solutions Architect
10 26 (6.22%) IT Support
10 26 (6.22%) Technical Support
11 25 (5.98%) 3rd Line Support
11 25 (5.98%) Technical Consultant
12 24 (5.74%) Network Architect
12 24 (5.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 24 (5.74%) Support Engineer
13 23 (5.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 21 (5.02%) Citrix Specialist
14 21 (5.02%) Citrix Technical Specialist
14 21 (5.02%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.59%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (2.39%) Web Services
3 6 (1.44%) WSH
4 4 (0.96%) LAMP
4 4 (0.96%) RESTful
5 3 (0.72%) .NET
5 3 (0.72%) COM
5 3 (0.72%) Kafka
5 3 (0.72%) REST
6 2 (0.48%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.24%) Flash
7 1 (0.24%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.24%) LDAP
7 1 (0.24%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.24%) OAuth
7 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 157 (37.56%) Data Centre
2 86 (20.57%) Self-Motivation
3 79 (18.90%) Computer Science
4 39 (9.33%) Public Cloud
5 38 (9.09%) CMDB
6 35 (8.37%) Driving Licence
7 20 (4.78%) User Experience
8 18 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (4.07%) Management Information System
10 15 (3.59%) FlexPod
11 10 (2.39%) Clustering
12 9 (2.15%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.67%) Fat Client
13 7 (1.67%) Thin Client
14 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
14 6 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (1.20%) Blackberry
15 5 (1.20%) Fintech
16 4 (0.96%) PKI
16 4 (0.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 274 (65.55%) Windows
2 199 (47.61%) Windows Server
3 68 (16.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (15.07%) Linux
6 44 (10.53%) Windows 10
7 37 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (5.74%) Windows 8
9 20 (4.78%) Windows 7
10 9 (2.15%) Ubuntu
10 9 (2.15%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.91%) CentOS
12 7 (1.67%) Debian
12 7 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.44%) Windows Vista
14 5 (1.20%) Unix
15 3 (0.72%) VMS
16 2 (0.48%) Android
17 1 (0.24%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (42.58%) ITIL
2 107 (25.60%) Service Delivery
3 106 (25.36%) Presales
4 70 (16.75%) Project Management
5 68 (16.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 68 (16.27%) Software Engineering
6 60 (14.35%) PRINCE2
7 52 (12.44%) Line Management
8 48 (11.48%) Due Diligence
9 47 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 43 (10.29%) IT Strategy
11 41 (9.81%) ITIL V3
12 39 (9.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 38 (9.09%) Load Balancing
13 38 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
14 32 (7.66%) Business Continuity
15 29 (6.94%) Migration
15 29 (6.94%) Service Management
16 28 (6.70%) SIEM
17 27 (6.46%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.92%) SQL
2 41 (9.81%) PowerShell
3 25 (5.98%) Bash Shell
3 25 (5.98%) Python
4 14 (3.35%) Java
5 12 (2.87%) Jython
6 7 (1.67%) VBScript
7 6 (1.44%) Go
8 3 (0.72%) Perl
9 2 (0.48%) C
9 2 (0.48%) VB
10 1 (0.24%) C#
10 1 (0.24%) C++
10 1 (0.24%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 86 (20.57%) Degree
2 79 (18.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 68 (16.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (13.40%) MCSE
6 51 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 45 (10.77%) CCNP
8 41 (9.81%) ITIL Certification
9 32 (7.66%) MCP
10 27 (6.46%) CCNA
10 27 (6.46%) MCSA
11 26 (6.22%) MCITP
12 16 (3.83%) CCIE
12 16 (3.83%) ISEB
12 16 (3.83%) PMI Certification
12 16 (3.83%) PMP
13 15 (3.59%) CCDP
14 14 (3.35%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (2.87%) CEH
15 12 (2.87%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (13.40%) SLA
2 49 (11.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (5.50%) COBIT
4 15 (3.59%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (2.87%) GPG13
6 4 (0.96%) QA
7 1 (0.24%) GDPR
7 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 177 (42.34%) Hyper-V
2 175 (41.87%) Active Directory
3 79 (18.90%) XenApp
4 71 (16.99%) vSphere
5 69 (16.51%) VMware ESXi
6 67 (16.03%) XenDesktop
7 52 (12.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 48 (11.48%) Virtual Machines
9 26 (6.22%) Docker
10 22 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
11 18 (4.31%) VMware Workstation
12 16 (3.83%) VMware NSX
13 12 (2.87%) Xen
14 11 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
15 9 (2.15%) VirtualBox
16 6 (1.44%) BitLocker
17 5 (1.20%) Firmware
17 5 (1.20%) KVM
17 5 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.72%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 87 (20.81%) SCVMM
2 37 (8.85%) vCenter Server
2 37 (8.85%) vMotion
3 31 (7.42%) SCCM
4 23 (5.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 21 (5.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 21 (5.02%) SCDPM
6 20 (4.78%) Nagios
6 20 (4.78%) SCOrch
6 20 (4.78%) SCSM
7 19 (4.55%) Backup Exec
8 17 (4.07%) Kubernetes
9 16 (3.83%) CASB
9 16 (3.83%) Cisco Prime
10 15 (3.59%) Ansible
10 15 (3.59%) Kibana
10 15 (3.59%) logstash
11 13 (3.11%) QRadar
11 13 (3.11%) WhatsUp Gold
12 12 (2.87%) Graphite
Vendors
1 418 (100.00%) VMware
2 228 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 180 (43.06%) Citrix
4 89 (21.29%) Cisco
5 59 (14.11%) HP
6 55 (13.16%) NetApp
7 41 (9.81%) CheckPoint
8 37 (8.85%) F5
9 36 (8.61%) SolarWinds
10 32 (7.66%) EMC
10 32 (7.66%) Ivanti
11 31 (7.42%) Fortinet
12 30 (7.18%) BMC
13 29 (6.94%) Meraki
14 28 (6.70%) Juniper
15 24 (5.74%) Sophos
15 24 (5.74%) Veeam
16 20 (4.78%) McAfee
17 15 (3.59%) Infoblox
17 15 (3.59%) Riverbed