Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 63 82
Rank change year-on-year -11 +19 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 372 488 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.66% 4.25% 3.41%
As % of the System Software category 31.77% 37.14% 36.09%
Number of salaries quoted 308 346 311
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -10.71%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £65,000
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 1171 1314 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.52% 11.44% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 931 1006 846
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.71% -1.40%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -14 191 £38,750 +3.33% 8
Solihull +9 36 £29,500 -6.72% 2
Worcestershire +7 31 £33,750 -12.90% 3
Staffordshire -2 28 £29,000 -14.71% 3
Shropshire +5 21 £35,000 -17.65% 2
Warwickshire +1 21 £38,000 +2.01% 3
Coventry -5 21 £37,500 -21.88% 3
Wolverhampton +5 5 £31,000 +24.00% 1
Walsall 0 3 £30,000 -4.76%
West Bromwich -1 2 £31,250 -32.43%
Dudley -2 2 £36,250 +54.26%
Herefordshire -3 2 £40,000 +19.40%
Sutton Coldfield +7 1 £42,500 +50.44%
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 372 (100.00%) VMware
2 265 (71.24%) Microsoft
3 264 (70.97%) Windows
4 202 (54.30%) Active Directory
5 178 (47.85%) Hyper-V
6 152 (40.86%) Windows Server
7 139 (37.37%) Citrix
8 117 (31.45%) Firewall
9 111 (29.84%) ITIL
10 107 (28.76%) Microsoft Azure
10 107 (28.76%) Data Centre
11 96 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
12 92 (24.73%) MS Exchange
13 90 (24.19%) SAN
14 84 (22.58%) NetApp
15 78 (20.97%) MCSE
16 75 (20.16%) Office 365
17 74 (19.89%) PowerShell
18 73 (19.62%) Windows Server 2008
19 65 (17.47%) Cisco
20 63 (16.94%) SQL
20 63 (16.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 57 (15.32%) WAN
22 56 (15.05%) Linux
23 55 (14.78%) SCCM
24 54 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
25 52 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
26 51 (13.71%) Dell
27 50 (13.44%) DNS
27 50 (13.44%) Project Management

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 92 (24.73%) MS Exchange
2 33 (8.87%) Skype for Business
3 31 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 26 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (5.65%) IIS
6 16 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.08%) Apache
8 4 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.08%) CMS
9 3 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.27%) Confluence
10 1 (0.27%) Drupal
10 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (13.17%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.08%) Acrobat
3 4 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.08%) RoboHelp
3 4 (1.08%) Snagit
4 3 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.54%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.54%) CATIA
5 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.54%) ENOVIA
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.27%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 107 (28.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 75 (20.16%) Office 365
3 54 (14.52%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (5.38%) Amazon EC2
5 17 (4.57%) IaaS
6 13 (3.49%) AWS CloudFormation
6 13 (3.49%) PaaS
7 6 (1.61%) SaaS
8 5 (1.34%) G Suite
8 5 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.54%) Datadog
9 2 (0.54%) Yammer
10 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.27%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.27%) Slack
10 1 (0.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 117 (31.45%) Firewall
2 90 (24.19%) SAN
3 57 (15.32%) WAN
4 50 (13.44%) DNS
5 49 (13.17%) LAN
6 41 (11.02%) DHCP
7 38 (10.22%) TCP/IP
8 31 (8.33%) VPN
9 25 (6.72%) VoIP
10 20 (5.38%) NAS
10 20 (5.38%) VLAN
11 18 (4.84%) Skype
12 15 (4.03%) MPLS
13 14 (3.76%) SSL
13 14 (3.76%) Wireless
14 11 (2.96%) iSCSI
15 9 (2.42%) IPsec
16 8 (2.15%) Internet
17 7 (1.88%) OSPF
17 7 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.34%) MySQL
3 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.08%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.81%) DB2
5 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.27%) MS Access
7 1 (0.27%) OLAP
7 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.42%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.81%) JIRA
4 3 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.54%) AccuRev
5 2 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.54%) LabVIEW
5 2 (0.54%) Travis CI
5 2 (0.54%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.27%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.27%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.27%) jMock
6 1 (0.27%) JUnit
6 1 (0.27%) Maven
6 1 (0.27%) Mockito
6 1 (0.27%) MSI
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (5.91%) Finance
2 14 (3.76%) Manufacturing
3 11 (2.96%) Publishing
3 11 (2.96%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.42%) Advertising
4 9 (2.42%) Retail
5 8 (2.15%) Legal
6 6 (1.61%) Law
7 5 (1.34%) Multimedia
8 3 (0.81%) Marketing
9 1 (0.27%) Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (19.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 64 (17.20%) Analyst
3 39 (10.48%) Support Analyst
3 39 (10.48%) Support Engineer
4 34 (9.14%) Consultant
5 28 (7.53%) IT Support
5 28 (7.53%) Server Support
6 26 (6.99%) Technical Support
7 24 (6.45%) Architect
8 20 (5.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 19 (5.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 18 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (4.84%) IT Engineer
10 18 (4.84%) Technical Leader
11 17 (4.57%) Active Directory Support
11 17 (4.57%) Exchange Support
11 17 (4.57%) Infrastructure Support
12 16 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
12 16 (4.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 16 (4.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.11%) .NET
2 9 (2.42%) WAP
3 6 (1.61%) COM
3 6 (1.61%) CSS
3 6 (1.61%) HTML
3 6 (1.61%) Web Services
4 5 (1.34%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.54%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.54%) SOAP
5 2 (0.54%) XML
6 1 (0.27%) Ajax
6 1 (0.27%) J2EE
6 1 (0.27%) JSON
6 1 (0.27%) LAMP
6 1 (0.27%) MDX
6 1 (0.27%) Spring
6 1 (0.27%) Symfony
6 1 (0.27%) WSH
6 1 (0.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 107 (28.76%) Data Centre
2 36 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 34 (9.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 31 (8.33%) Driving Licence
5 17 (4.57%) Clustering
6 16 (4.30%) Public Cloud
7 15 (4.03%) CMDB
8 12 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (2.96%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.61%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.34%) Handset
11 5 (1.34%) iPad
11 5 (1.34%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.08%) CCTV
12 4 (1.08%) EPoS
12 4 (1.08%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.08%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.81%) iPhone
13 3 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
14 2 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 264 (70.97%) Windows
2 152 (40.86%) Windows Server
3 73 (19.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (15.05%) Linux
5 52 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (6.72%) Windows 10
8 23 (6.18%) Windows 7
9 20 (5.38%) Unix
10 17 (4.57%) Windows 8
11 8 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.15%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.61%) CentOS
12 6 (1.61%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.08%) Android
13 4 (1.08%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.81%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.54%) HPUX
15 2 (0.54%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (29.84%) ITIL
2 50 (13.44%) Project Management
3 44 (11.83%) Service Delivery
4 42 (11.29%) Line Management
5 41 (11.02%) Presales
6 35 (9.41%) Service Management
7 32 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (8.60%) Problem Management
8 29 (7.80%) Change Management
9 28 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (7.26%) PRINCE2
10 27 (7.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 26 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (6.72%) Incident Management
13 21 (5.65%) IT Strategy
14 20 (5.38%) ITIL V3
15 19 (5.11%) Configuration Management
15 19 (5.11%) Process Improvement
16 15 (4.03%) Business Continuity
16 15 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (19.89%) PowerShell
2 63 (16.94%) SQL
3 27 (7.26%) VBScript
4 21 (5.65%) Bash Shell
4 21 (5.65%) JavaScript
4 21 (5.65%) Python
5 20 (5.38%) Java
6 14 (3.76%) Perl
7 12 (3.23%) Ruby
8 10 (2.69%) VB
9 7 (1.88%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.34%) PHP
11 4 (1.08%) C
11 4 (1.08%) C#
11 4 (1.08%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.81%) C++
12 3 (0.81%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.54%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.27%) Go
Qualifications
1 96 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 78 (20.97%) MCSE
3 63 (16.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 47 (12.63%) MCSA
5 37 (9.95%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (9.14%) Degree
6 34 (9.14%) MCITP
7 31 (8.33%) CCNA
8 19 (5.11%) MCP
9 18 (4.84%) Security Cleared
10 16 (4.30%) CCNP
10 16 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
11 13 (3.49%) CCA
11 13 (3.49%) Computer Science Degree
11 13 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (3.49%) Master's Degree
12 9 (2.42%) ISEB
12 9 (2.42%) PMI Certification
12 9 (2.42%) PMP
12 9 (2.42%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.80%) SLA
2 26 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.42%) COBIT
4 6 (1.61%) GPG13
5 4 (1.08%) BS25999
5 4 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 202 (54.30%) Active Directory
2 178 (47.85%) Hyper-V
3 39 (10.48%) vSphere
4 30 (8.06%) XenApp
5 22 (5.91%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (5.65%) Virtual Servers
7 20 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (5.38%) VMware Workstation
8 17 (4.57%) Docker
9 14 (3.76%) XenDesktop
10 12 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 9 (2.42%) UAG
12 7 (1.88%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (1.61%) VirtualBox
14 5 (1.34%) BitLocker
15 4 (1.08%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.81%) Firmware
16 3 (0.81%) ISA Server
16 3 (0.81%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (14.78%) SCCM
2 44 (11.83%) SCOM
3 33 (8.87%) Backup Exec
4 28 (7.53%) WSUS
5 22 (5.91%) SCVMM
6 16 (4.30%) Ansible
7 15 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (3.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 14 (3.76%) Puppet
9 12 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (2.96%) Microsoft Clustering
10 11 (2.96%) Salt
11 10 (2.69%) vCenter Server
12 6 (1.61%) AirWatch
13 5 (1.34%) MOM
13 5 (1.34%) NetBackup
13 5 (1.34%) SCOrch
14 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Intune
14 4 (1.08%) QRadar
14 4 (1.08%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 372 (100.00%) VMware
2 265 (71.24%) Microsoft
3 139 (37.37%) Citrix
4 84 (22.58%) NetApp
5 65 (17.47%) Cisco
6 51 (13.71%) Dell
7 48 (12.90%) HP
8 43 (11.56%) Veeam
9 41 (11.02%) EMC
10 36 (9.68%) EqualLogic
11 26 (6.99%) BMC
12 20 (5.38%) 3PAR
13 18 (4.84%) Juniper
14 17 (4.57%) CheckPoint
14 17 (4.57%) Symantec
15 15 (4.03%) IBM
16 14 (3.76%) F5
16 14 (3.76%) Fortinet
16 14 (3.76%) Oracle
17 13 (3.49%) McAfee