Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 62 54
Rank change year-on-year +25 -8 +23
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 426 415 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.51% 4.22% 4.68%
As % of the System Software category 35.50% 33.17% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 316 332 355
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.33% +7.14% -7.28%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £61,500
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 1,200 1,251 1,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.52% 12.72% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 868 941 930
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £56,600
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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 +20 297 £46,500 +16.25% 15
Solihull +9 48 £45,000 +50.00% 5
Warwickshire +24 18 £44,500 +30.88% 3
Dudley 0 16 £26,000 -28.28%
Coventry -7 16 £52,500 +28.05% 8
Staffordshire +11 8 £25,000 -9.09% 7
Worcestershire -24 6 £37,500 - 9
Wolverhampton +9 3 £35,000 +12.90%
Shropshire -17 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Herefordshire -9 2 £32,250 -19.38%
Sutton Coldfield -21 1 £30,000 -4.76% 2
Wednesbury - 1 £45,000 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 426 (100.00%) VMware
2 261 (61.27%) Windows
3 223 (52.35%) Active Directory
4 213 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 202 (47.42%) Data Centre
6 198 (46.48%) Hyper-V
7 161 (37.79%) Citrix
8 159 (37.32%) Cisco
9 142 (33.33%) ITIL
10 141 (33.10%) Windows Server
11 132 (30.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 130 (30.52%) Firewall
13 129 (30.28%) NetApp
14 115 (27.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 106 (24.88%) SCCM
16 105 (24.65%) Amazon AWS
17 104 (24.41%) HP
18 94 (22.07%) Self-Motivation
19 93 (21.83%) Office 365
20 89 (20.89%) DNS
21 82 (19.25%) SQL
21 82 (19.25%) Project Management
22 81 (19.01%) MS Exchange
22 81 (19.01%) DHCP
22 81 (19.01%) Presales
23 80 (18.78%) Dell
24 78 (18.31%) WAN
24 78 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
25 69 (16.20%) Linux
26 68 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification

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 81 (19.01%) MS Exchange
2 51 (11.97%) SharePoint
3 32 (7.51%) SharePoint Server
4 15 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.58%) IIS
8 9 (2.11%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.70%) Confluence
9 3 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 38 (8.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.23%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 132 (30.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (24.65%) Amazon AWS
3 93 (21.83%) Office 365
4 31 (7.28%) Cloud Computing
5 30 (7.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 29 (6.81%) Azure Active Directory
7 27 (6.34%) Amazon S3
7 27 (6.34%) IaaS
8 26 (6.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 25 (5.87%) Amazon EC2
10 23 (5.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 19 (4.46%) PaaS
12 9 (2.11%) Yammer
13 8 (1.88%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (1.88%) Google Play
14 6 (1.41%) SaaS
15 4 (0.94%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 3 (0.70%) Datadog
17 2 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
17 2 (0.47%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 130 (30.52%) Firewall
2 89 (20.89%) DNS
3 81 (19.01%) DHCP
4 78 (18.31%) WAN
5 58 (13.62%) LAN
6 53 (12.44%) SAN
7 30 (7.04%) Wireless
8 27 (6.34%) VLAN
9 24 (5.63%) VoIP
9 24 (5.63%) VPN
10 19 (4.46%) IPsec
11 18 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
11 18 (4.23%) Skype
12 17 (3.99%) TCP/IP
13 16 (3.76%) BGP
13 16 (3.76%) OSPF
14 13 (3.05%) Internet
15 11 (2.58%) SSL
16 9 (2.11%) Intrusion Detection
16 9 (2.11%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.34%) Amazon RDS
3 24 (5.63%) Azure SQL Database
4 23 (5.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (2.35%) MySQL
6 7 (1.64%) DB2
7 6 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.70%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.23%) Power BI
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.58%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.35%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.88%) NUnit
3 8 (1.88%) Protractor
3 8 (1.88%) Selenium
3 8 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.94%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (0.70%) JIRA
5 3 (0.70%) Travis CI
5 3 (0.70%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.23%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.23%) jMock
6 1 (0.23%) JUnit
6 1 (0.23%) Maven
6 1 (0.23%) Mockito
6 1 (0.23%) SonarQube
General
1 25 (5.87%) Finance
2 16 (3.76%) Publishing
3 12 (2.82%) Retail
4 8 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.70%) Advertising
5 3 (0.70%) Local Government
6 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 102 (23.94%) Architect
2 81 (19.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 47 (11.03%) Analyst
3 47 (11.03%) Technical Architect
4 46 (10.80%) Solutions Architect
5 40 (9.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 32 (7.51%) Cloud Architect
7 29 (6.81%) Technical Leader
8 26 (6.10%) IT Engineer
8 26 (6.10%) Support Analyst
9 24 (5.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 21 (4.93%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 21 (4.93%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 18 (4.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 18 (4.23%) IT Support
12 16 (3.76%) Network Engineer
12 16 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
13 15 (3.52%) Consultant
14 14 (3.29%) IT Analyst
15 13 (3.05%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (8.45%) Web Services
2 15 (3.52%) .NET
3 7 (1.64%) SOAP
3 7 (1.64%) XML
4 6 (1.41%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (1.41%) JSON
4 6 (1.41%) Kafka
4 6 (1.41%) Middleware
4 6 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (1.41%) REST
4 6 (1.41%) WSH
5 3 (0.70%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.70%) Apache NiFi
5 3 (0.70%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.47%) COM
7 1 (0.23%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.23%) J2EE
7 1 (0.23%) LDAP
7 1 (0.23%) Spring
7 1 (0.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 202 (47.42%) Data Centre
2 94 (22.07%) Self-Motivation
3 33 (7.75%) Private Cloud
4 25 (5.87%) Public Cloud
5 23 (5.40%) Enterprise Storage
5 23 (5.40%) Management Information System
6 22 (5.16%) Hybrid Cloud
7 19 (4.46%) CMDB
7 19 (4.46%) Driving Licence
8 18 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (2.82%) Clustering
10 11 (2.58%) HP StoreVirtual
11 9 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (1.88%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.64%) Fat Client
13 7 (1.64%) Thin Client
14 6 (1.41%) AS400
14 6 (1.41%) PKI
14 6 (1.41%) Replication
15 3 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 261 (61.27%) Windows
2 141 (33.10%) Windows Server
3 78 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 69 (16.20%) Linux
5 66 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 57 (13.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (9.15%) Windows 7
8 37 (8.69%) Windows 8
9 23 (5.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (3.76%) Windows 10
11 10 (2.35%) Android
12 9 (2.11%) Unix
13 8 (1.88%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.64%) CentOS
15 6 (1.41%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.70%) DC/OS
16 3 (0.70%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.70%) SUSE
17 1 (0.23%) AIX
17 1 (0.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (33.33%) ITIL
2 115 (27.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 82 (19.25%) Project Management
4 81 (19.01%) Presales
5 64 (15.02%) Service Delivery
6 62 (14.55%) Technical Architecture
7 61 (14.32%) Data Protection
8 59 (13.85%) Service Management
9 58 (13.62%) PRINCE2
10 56 (13.15%) Line Management
11 55 (12.91%) ITIL V3
12 50 (11.74%) Migration
13 45 (10.56%) Kalman Filter
13 45 (10.56%) Load Balancing
13 45 (10.56%) TOGAF
14 40 (9.39%) DevOps
14 40 (9.39%) Patch Management
14 40 (9.39%) Web Filtering
15 39 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
16 34 (7.98%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 82 (19.25%) SQL
2 33 (7.75%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.05%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.35%) Python
5 6 (1.41%) VBScript
6 3 (0.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.47%) Java
8 1 (0.23%) Perl
8 1 (0.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (15.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (14.79%) MCSE
3 46 (10.80%) ITIL Certification
4 39 (9.15%) MCSA
5 37 (8.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 34 (7.98%) Degree
7 25 (5.87%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (5.87%) MCITP
8 22 (5.16%) CCNP
9 20 (4.69%) Security Cleared
10 18 (4.23%) ISEB
11 17 (3.99%) CISSP
12 16 (3.76%) CEH
12 16 (3.76%) CompTIA Security+
12 16 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
12 16 (3.76%) PMI Certification
12 16 (3.76%) PMP
13 15 (3.52%) MCP
14 14 (3.29%) SC Cleared
15 10 (2.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (14.32%) GDPR
2 32 (7.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (4.69%) SLA
4 16 (3.76%) GPG13
5 11 (2.58%) QA
6 6 (1.41%) ISO 9001
7 5 (1.17%) COBIT
8 4 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.23%) IASME
9 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 223 (52.35%) Active Directory
2 198 (46.48%) Hyper-V
3 45 (10.56%) Virtual Machines
4 42 (9.86%) XenApp
5 35 (8.22%) XenDesktop
6 34 (7.98%) vSphere
7 20 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (3.05%) VMware NSX
9 12 (2.82%) Terminal Services
10 11 (2.58%) Forefront TMG
11 9 (2.11%) XenServer
12 8 (1.88%) Docker
13 6 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (1.17%) Firmware
14 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.94%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.94%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.70%) VirtualBox
17 2 (0.47%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 106 (24.88%) SCCM
2 44 (10.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 36 (8.45%) WSUS
4 28 (6.57%) SCOM
5 16 (3.76%) SCVMM
6 7 (1.64%) XenMobile
7 6 (1.41%) Cisco Prime
7 6 (1.41%) Linux-HA
7 6 (1.41%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 6 (1.41%) Puppet
8 5 (1.17%) Ansible
8 5 (1.17%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.17%) vMotion
9 4 (0.94%) Terraform
10 3 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
10 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.70%) Packer
10 3 (0.70%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 426 (100.00%) VMware
2 213 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 161 (37.79%) Citrix
4 159 (37.32%) Cisco
5 129 (30.28%) NetApp
6 104 (24.41%) HP
7 80 (18.78%) Dell
8 54 (12.68%) McAfee
9 45 (10.56%) Symantec
10 44 (10.33%) CheckPoint
11 41 (9.62%) IBM
12 40 (9.39%) Forcepoint
13 28 (6.57%) EMC
14 23 (5.40%) Juniper
15 22 (5.16%) 3PAR
15 22 (5.16%) EqualLogic
16 20 (4.69%) Nimble Storage
16 20 (4.69%) Red Hat
17 18 (4.23%) Google
18 15 (3.52%) Fortinet