Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 102 86
Rank change year-on-year +44 -16 -8
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 396 297 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.26% 2.93% 3.16%
As % of the System Software category 31.21% 28.48% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 267 238 293
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +4.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +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 1,269 1,043 1,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.66% 10.29% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 907 874 1,067
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,788 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.53% +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +26 235 £40,000 +3.90% 18
Worcestershire +22 32 £40,000 +21.21% 4
Coventry +24 27 £47,500 +30.14% 6
Solihull +15 20 £40,750 +59.80% 4
Shropshire +38 17 £51,000 +40.69% 2
Dudley - 14 £26,000 - 1
Warwickshire +7 12 £39,250 -1.88% 3
Wolverhampton -3 11 £32,500 -10.96% 1
Staffordshire -18 11 £35,750 +19.17% 3
Sutton Coldfield -4 4 £31,500 -49.19% 2
Walsall -3 1 £32,500 -10.96%
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 396 (100.00%) VMware
2 246 (62.12%) Windows
3 195 (49.24%) Microsoft
4 179 (45.20%) Windows Server
5 170 (42.93%) Active Directory
6 168 (42.42%) ITIL
7 155 (39.14%) Citrix
8 150 (37.88%) Data Centre
9 143 (36.11%) Firewall
10 122 (30.81%) Cisco
11 121 (30.56%) Hyper-V
12 118 (29.80%) MS Exchange
13 107 (27.02%) WAN
13 107 (27.02%) Presales
14 104 (26.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 103 (26.01%) Service Delivery
16 90 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
17 86 (21.72%) Project Management
17 86 (21.72%) Amazon AWS
18 85 (21.46%) Office 365
19 84 (21.21%) LAN
20 82 (20.71%) Linux
20 82 (20.71%) Degree
21 80 (20.20%) NetApp
22 79 (19.95%) SAN
22 79 (19.95%) SQL Server
23 71 (17.93%) Computer Science
24 70 (17.68%) PRINCE2
24 70 (17.68%) HP
24 70 (17.68%) Computer Science Degree

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
1 118 (29.80%) MS Exchange
2 44 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (5.81%) SharePoint
4 17 (4.29%) IIS
5 15 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (3.54%) Apache
7 12 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (2.27%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.26%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.01%) nginx
11 3 (0.76%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.51%) CMS
13 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 35 (8.84%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.25%) CATIA
5 1 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 5 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 104 (26.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (21.72%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (21.46%) Office 365
4 35 (8.84%) IaaS
5 32 (8.08%) PaaS
6 27 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (3.03%) CloudFront
9 6 (1.52%) Mimecast
9 6 (1.52%) SaaS
10 5 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.01%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (1.01%) SoftLayer
12 2 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 143 (36.11%) Firewall
2 107 (27.02%) WAN
3 84 (21.21%) LAN
4 79 (19.95%) SAN
5 62 (15.66%) DNS
6 42 (10.61%) DHCP
7 40 (10.10%) Wireless
8 39 (9.85%) IPsec
9 36 (9.09%) VLAN
10 35 (8.84%) Remote Desktop
11 34 (8.59%) SSL
12 33 (8.33%) VPN
13 31 (7.83%) TCP/IP
14 29 (7.32%) VoIP
15 26 (6.57%) NetScaler
16 22 (5.56%) Network Security
17 20 (5.05%) Cisco Wireless
17 20 (5.05%) MPLS
18 18 (4.55%) Cisco Firepower
18 18 (4.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (19.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.79%) MySQL
3 14 (3.54%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 10 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (1.52%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.01%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (1.01%) DB2
9 4 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.76%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.51%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 23 (5.81%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.03%) GoCD
3 10 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.02%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.51%) Ant
6 2 (0.51%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.51%) Gatling
6 2 (0.51%) GitLab
6 2 (0.51%) Maven
6 2 (0.51%) NeoLoad
6 2 (0.51%) Selenium
6 2 (0.51%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.25%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.25%) GDB
7 1 (0.25%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.25%) sqlmap
7 1 (0.25%) Travis CI
General
1 57 (14.39%) Finance
2 22 (5.56%) Publishing
3 10 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.77%) Banking
5 5 (1.26%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.26%) Law
6 2 (0.51%) French Language
6 2 (0.51%) German Language
6 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.51%) Marketing
6 2 (0.51%) Polish Language
6 2 (0.51%) Russian Language
6 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.25%) Billing
7 1 (0.25%) Games
7 1 (0.25%) Legal
7 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (18.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 59 (14.90%) Architect
3 58 (14.65%) Analyst
4 56 (14.14%) Consultant
5 40 (10.10%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 40 (10.10%) Support Analyst
6 37 (9.34%) Solutions Architect
7 36 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
8 28 (7.07%) IT Engineer
9 24 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 24 (6.06%) Network Architect
10 23 (5.81%) 3rd Line Support
10 23 (5.81%) Security Architect
10 23 (5.81%) Technical Consultant
11 22 (5.56%) IT Support
11 22 (5.56%) Security Solutions Architect
12 20 (5.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (5.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (5.05%) Support Engineer
13 19 (4.80%) Virtualisation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.29%) Elastic Stack
2 12 (3.03%) Web Services
3 6 (1.52%) COM
3 6 (1.52%) WSH
4 4 (1.01%) RESTful
5 3 (0.76%) Kafka
5 3 (0.76%) REST
6 2 (0.51%) Middleware
6 2 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.25%) .NET
7 1 (0.25%) LAMP
7 1 (0.25%) LDAP
7 1 (0.25%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.25%) OAuth
7 1 (0.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 150 (37.88%) Data Centre
2 90 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
3 71 (17.93%) Computer Science
4 36 (9.09%) CMDB
5 33 (8.33%) Public Cloud
6 31 (7.83%) Driving Licence
7 23 (5.81%) Management Information System
8 20 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (4.29%) User Experience
10 16 (4.04%) FlexPod
11 13 (3.28%) Clustering
12 9 (2.27%) Fat Client
12 9 (2.27%) Private Cloud
12 9 (2.27%) Thin Client
13 7 (1.77%) HP StoreVirtual
14 5 (1.26%) Fintech
14 5 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (1.26%) PKI
15 4 (1.01%) Blackberry
15 4 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 246 (62.12%) Windows
2 179 (45.20%) Windows Server
3 82 (20.71%) Linux
4 57 (14.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (14.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (7.32%) Windows 10
8 23 (5.81%) Windows 7
8 23 (5.81%) Windows 8
9 22 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (3.28%) Ubuntu
11 10 (2.53%) Unix
12 7 (1.77%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.52%) CentOS
14 5 (1.26%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.01%) Debian
15 4 (1.01%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.01%) SUSE
16 3 (0.76%) VMS
17 2 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (42.42%) ITIL
2 107 (27.02%) Presales
3 103 (26.01%) Service Delivery
4 86 (21.72%) Project Management
5 70 (17.68%) PRINCE2
6 62 (15.66%) Continuous Improvement
7 60 (15.15%) Software Engineering
8 53 (13.38%) Line Management
9 50 (12.63%) IT Strategy
10 48 (12.12%) ITIL V3
11 46 (11.62%) Due Diligence
11 46 (11.62%) Load Balancing
12 44 (11.11%) Service Management
13 36 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
14 35 (8.84%) SIEM
15 33 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
16 31 (7.83%) Business Continuity
17 30 (7.58%) TOGAF
18 29 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
18 29 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (15.91%) SQL
2 49 (12.37%) PowerShell
3 29 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 25 (6.31%) Python
5 14 (3.54%) Java
6 12 (3.03%) Jython
7 7 (1.77%) VB
8 6 (1.52%) VBScript
9 5 (1.26%) Go
10 4 (1.01%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.51%) C
11 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.25%) C#
12 1 (0.25%) C++
12 1 (0.25%) Perl
12 1 (0.25%) PHP
12 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 82 (20.71%) Degree
2 70 (17.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 69 (17.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (13.38%) MCSE
6 49 (12.37%) CCNP
7 39 (9.85%) MCSA
8 37 (9.34%) MCP
9 35 (8.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 34 (8.59%) ITIL Certification
11 27 (6.82%) ISEB
12 24 (6.06%) CCNA
13 22 (5.56%) PMI Certification
13 22 (5.56%) PMP
14 18 (4.55%) CEH
14 18 (4.55%) CISSP
14 18 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
14 18 (4.55%) MCITP
15 17 (4.29%) CCIE
16 16 (4.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (16.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 50 (12.63%) SLA
3 24 (6.06%) COBIT
4 18 (4.55%) GPG13
5 16 (4.04%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (1.77%) QA
7 6 (1.52%) GDPR
8 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 170 (42.93%) Active Directory
2 121 (30.56%) Hyper-V
3 66 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
4 59 (14.90%) vSphere
4 59 (14.90%) XenApp
5 55 (13.89%) XenDesktop
6 40 (10.10%) Microsoft App-V
6 40 (10.10%) Virtual Machines
7 28 (7.07%) Docker
8 20 (5.05%) VMware NSX
9 19 (4.80%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (3.03%) Xen
11 8 (2.02%) Forefront TMG
11 8 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (1.52%) Terminal Services
13 5 (1.26%) Firmware
13 5 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (1.26%) VirtualBox
14 4 (1.01%) BitLocker
14 4 (1.01%) KVM
Systems Management
1 66 (16.67%) SCVMM
2 33 (8.33%) SCCM
3 24 (6.06%) vCenter Server
3 24 (6.06%) vMotion
4 20 (5.05%) Kubernetes
4 20 (5.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 19 (4.80%) Nagios
6 18 (4.55%) Ansible
6 18 (4.55%) QRadar
6 18 (4.55%) WhatsUp Gold
7 17 (4.29%) CASB
7 17 (4.29%) Cisco Prime
7 17 (4.29%) Kibana
7 17 (4.29%) logstash
7 17 (4.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 17 (4.29%) SCDPM
7 17 (4.29%) SCOrch
7 17 (4.29%) SCSM
8 15 (3.79%) WSUS
9 13 (3.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 396 (100.00%) VMware
2 195 (49.24%) Microsoft
3 155 (39.14%) Citrix
4 122 (30.81%) Cisco
5 80 (20.20%) NetApp
6 70 (17.68%) HP
7 57 (14.39%) CheckPoint
8 48 (12.12%) SolarWinds
9 44 (11.11%) F5
10 36 (9.09%) EMC
11 35 (8.84%) Meraki
12 34 (8.59%) Fortinet
13 30 (7.58%) Juniper
14 25 (6.31%) BMC
15 24 (6.06%) Ivanti
16 22 (5.56%) Red Hat
17 21 (5.30%) Sophos
18 20 (5.05%) Dell
18 20 (5.05%) McAfee
19 18 (4.55%) Tripwire