Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 62 80
Rank change year-on-year +8 +18 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 440 451 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.48% 4.36% 3.12%
As % of the System Software category 33.72% 38.55% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 341 331 288
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £38,511
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -5.22% +2.70%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £64,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,305 1,170 1,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.27% 11.32% 9.99%
Number of salaries quoted 955 901 882
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,910
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.17% +5.46%
10th Percentile £22,850 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,879 £58,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,875
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.98% +2.19%

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 17 February 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 17 February 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 -4 209 £40,000 -0.62% 10
Solihull +11 46 £30,000 -5.14% 2
Coventry +2 40 £47,500 - 4
Warwickshire +6 32 £34,000 -32.00% 3
Worcestershire +21 30 £37,500 -3.85% 4
Staffordshire +5 23 £27,500 -21.43% 5
Shropshire +16 15 £35,000 -3.45%
Wolverhampton -3 14 £31,000 +24.00% 2
Sutton Coldfield +7 9 £31,500 -7.35% 3
Walsall -5 4 £30,000 -4.76%
Herefordshire +11 3 £40,000 +19.40%
Dudley +6 2 £36,250 +39.42%
West Bromwich -1 1 £40,000 -13.51%
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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.

1 440 (100.00%) VMware
2 301 (68.41%) Windows
3 291 (66.14%) Microsoft
4 234 (53.18%) Hyper-V
5 210 (47.73%) Windows Server
6 206 (46.82%) Active Directory
7 191 (43.41%) Citrix
8 148 (33.64%) Firewall
9 138 (31.36%) ITIL
10 128 (29.09%) Data Centre
11 122 (27.73%) MS Exchange
12 119 (27.05%) Microsoft Azure
13 118 (26.82%) Office 365
14 102 (23.18%) SAN
15 90 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
16 82 (18.64%) Cisco
17 81 (18.41%) Service Delivery
17 81 (18.41%) Windows Server 2008
17 81 (18.41%) Windows Server 2012
18 78 (17.73%) WAN
19 77 (17.50%) NetApp
20 72 (16.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 71 (16.14%) LAN
22 70 (15.91%) Presales
23 68 (15.45%) MCSE
24 64 (14.55%) Project Management
24 64 (14.55%) SCVMM
25 63 (14.32%) Amazon AWS
26 62 (14.09%) XenApp
27 61 (13.86%) vSphere

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
1 122 (27.73%) MS Exchange
2 44 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (7.73%) Skype for Business
4 29 (6.59%) SharePoint
5 22 (5.00%) IIS
6 20 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.95%) Apache
8 4 (0.91%) CMS
9 3 (0.68%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.45%) nginx
10 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.23%) Drupal
11 1 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.23%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (9.77%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.91%) Acrobat
3 4 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.91%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.91%) CATIA
3 4 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.91%) RoboHelp
3 4 (0.91%) Snagit
3 4 (0.91%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.91%) ENOVIA
1 4 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 119 (27.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 118 (26.82%) Office 365
3 63 (14.32%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (5.91%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (5.23%) IaaS
6 22 (5.00%) PaaS
7 12 (2.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.14%) SaaS
11 4 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.68%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.45%) Datadog
13 2 (0.45%) Yammer
14 1 (0.23%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 148 (33.64%) Firewall
2 102 (23.18%) SAN
3 78 (17.73%) WAN
4 71 (16.14%) LAN
5 44 (10.00%) DNS
6 36 (8.18%) TCP/IP
7 34 (7.73%) VLAN
7 34 (7.73%) VPN
8 33 (7.50%) DHCP
9 30 (6.82%) VoIP
10 20 (4.55%) SSL
11 19 (4.32%) NetScaler
12 18 (4.09%) NAS
13 17 (3.86%) IPsec
13 17 (3.86%) Wireless
14 16 (3.64%) Internet
15 14 (3.18%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (3.18%) Skype
16 12 (2.73%) iSCSI
17 11 (2.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.73%) MySQL
2 12 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.68%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.68%) DB2
5 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.45%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.23%) MS Access
7 1 (0.23%) OLAP
7 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 11 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.68%) AccuRev
5 3 (0.68%) JIRA
5 3 (0.68%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.45%) Travis CI
6 2 (0.45%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.23%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.23%) GoCD
7 1 (0.23%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.23%) jMock
7 1 (0.23%) Maven
7 1 (0.23%) Mockito
7 1 (0.23%) MSI
7 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
General
1 38 (8.64%) Finance
2 15 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.27%) Publishing
5 6 (1.36%) Law
6 5 (1.14%) Multimedia
7 4 (0.91%) Advertising
7 4 (0.91%) Legal
7 4 (0.91%) Retail
8 3 (0.68%) Marketing
9 2 (0.45%) Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Billing
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.23%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 100 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (12.73%) Analyst
3 55 (12.50%) Consultant
4 36 (8.18%) Support Analyst
5 35 (7.95%) Support Engineer
5 35 (7.95%) Technical Specialist
6 33 (7.50%) IT Engineer
7 30 (6.82%) Architect
8 26 (5.91%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 25 (5.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 25 (5.68%) Technical Support
10 23 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
11 22 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 22 (5.00%) IT Support
12 21 (4.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 21 (4.77%) Server Support
13 18 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
14 17 (3.86%) IT Manager
14 17 (3.86%) Technical Consultant
14 17 (3.86%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.27%) .NET
2 7 (1.59%) LAMP
3 6 (1.36%) CSS
3 6 (1.36%) HTML
4 4 (0.91%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (0.91%) RESTful
5 3 (0.68%) REST
5 3 (0.68%) Web Services
5 3 (0.68%) WSH
6 2 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.45%) WAP
6 2 (0.45%) XML
7 1 (0.23%) HTML5
7 1 (0.23%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (0.23%) Kafka
7 1 (0.23%) Laravel
7 1 (0.23%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.23%) LESS
7 1 (0.23%) PowerMock
7 1 (0.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (29.09%) Data Centre
2 43 (9.77%) Computer Science
3 35 (7.95%) Enterprise Storage
4 34 (7.73%) Driving Licence
5 32 (7.27%) Management Information System
6 29 (6.59%) Public Cloud
7 27 (6.14%) CMDB
8 18 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.27%) User Experience
10 7 (1.59%) Clustering
11 5 (1.14%) Fat Client
11 5 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.14%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.14%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.91%) Replication
13 3 (0.68%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.68%) Handset
13 3 (0.68%) PKI
13 3 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 301 (68.41%) Windows
2 210 (47.73%) Windows Server
3 81 (18.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (18.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (11.36%) Linux
5 30 (6.82%) Windows 10
5 30 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (5.23%) Windows 8
7 20 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 13 (2.95%) CentOS
9 10 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.05%) Debian
11 8 (1.82%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.82%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.36%) Unix
13 5 (1.14%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.45%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.23%) Android
15 1 (0.23%) HPUX
15 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (31.36%) ITIL
2 81 (18.41%) Service Delivery
3 70 (15.91%) Presales
4 64 (14.55%) Project Management
5 50 (11.36%) Line Management
6 49 (11.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 47 (10.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 43 (9.77%) Software Engineering
9 40 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 30 (6.82%) Service Management
11 29 (6.59%) Root Cause Analysis
12 26 (5.91%) IT Strategy
13 24 (5.45%) Business Continuity
13 24 (5.45%) Requirements Analysis
14 23 (5.23%) Problem Management
15 22 (5.00%) ITIL V3
16 21 (4.77%) Change Management
17 20 (4.55%) Process Improvement
18 19 (4.32%) Migration
19 18 (4.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.27%) SQL
2 46 (10.45%) PowerShell
3 23 (5.23%) Python
4 16 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 15 (3.41%) Bash Shell
5 15 (3.41%) Perl
6 13 (2.95%) Java
6 13 (2.95%) VBScript
7 7 (1.59%) Ruby
8 6 (1.36%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.14%) C
9 5 (1.14%) PHP
10 4 (0.91%) Go
11 3 (0.68%) C#
11 3 (0.68%) C++
11 3 (0.68%) MATLAB
11 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.45%) VB
13 1 (0.23%) Jython
13 1 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 90 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (16.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 68 (15.45%) MCSE
4 52 (11.82%) Degree
5 48 (10.91%) Computer Science Degree
6 47 (10.68%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (7.50%) CCNA
7 33 (7.50%) MCITP
8 30 (6.82%) MCP
9 29 (6.59%) MCSA
10 28 (6.36%) CCNP
11 26 (5.91%) Citrix Certification
12 23 (5.23%) CCA
13 21 (4.77%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (4.32%) Security Cleared
15 15 (3.41%) VCP5
16 10 (2.27%) ISEB
17 9 (2.05%) PMI Certification
17 9 (2.05%) PMP
18 7 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (11.14%) SLA
2 29 (6.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (3.64%) COBIT
4 6 (1.36%) GPG13
5 3 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.23%) GDPR
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 234 (53.18%) Hyper-V
2 206 (46.82%) Active Directory
3 62 (14.09%) XenApp
4 61 (13.86%) vSphere
5 46 (10.45%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 37 (8.41%) Virtual Machines
8 31 (7.05%) Microsoft App-V
9 26 (5.91%) VMware Workstation
10 19 (4.32%) Docker
10 19 (4.32%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (2.73%) VirtualBox
12 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 9 (2.05%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (1.36%) Forefront TMG
13 6 (1.36%) ISA Server
14 5 (1.14%) BitLocker
14 5 (1.14%) iptables
14 5 (1.14%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.68%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 64 (14.55%) SCVMM
2 35 (7.95%) SCCM
3 28 (6.36%) vCenter Server
4 27 (6.14%) Backup Exec
5 24 (5.45%) SCOM
5 24 (5.45%) vMotion
6 19 (4.32%) WSUS
7 13 (2.95%) Ansible
7 13 (2.95%) SCOrch
8 12 (2.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 12 (2.73%) Puppet
9 10 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
9 10 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (2.27%) SCDPM
10 9 (2.05%) SCSM
11 7 (1.59%) PowerCLI
11 7 (1.59%) Salt
12 6 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 440 (100.00%) VMware
2 291 (66.14%) Microsoft
3 191 (43.41%) Citrix
4 82 (18.64%) Cisco
5 77 (17.50%) NetApp
6 52 (11.82%) HP
7 40 (9.09%) EMC
8 37 (8.41%) Dell
8 37 (8.41%) Veeam
9 35 (7.95%) BMC
10 29 (6.59%) EqualLogic
11 23 (5.23%) 3PAR
12 21 (4.77%) Ivanti
12 21 (4.77%) Juniper
13 19 (4.32%) CheckPoint
13 19 (4.32%) F5
13 19 (4.32%) Fortinet
14 18 (4.09%) IBM
15 17 (3.86%) Red Hat
15 17 (3.86%) Sophos