Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 41 62
Rank change year-on-year -2 +21 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 362 437 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.40% 5.64% 4.23%
As % of the System Software category 32.64% 36.06% 33.09%
Number of salaries quoted 296 321 326
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £43,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.83% +15.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £58,750 £55,625
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 1,109 1,212 1,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.53% 15.65% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 920 874 932
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,225 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 27 January 2020.

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 27 January 2020. 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 -31 97 £44,500 -4.30% 9
Staffordshire +42 55 £32,500 +32.18% 13
Solihull -1 42 £42,500 -5.56% 13
Warwickshire +4 39 £45,000 - 9
Coventry +27 37 £39,750 -18.46% 5
Herefordshire +29 22 £47,500 +131.71% 14
Worcestershire +10 22 £32,500 -13.33% 10
Dudley 0 17 £28,000 +7.69% 1
West Bromwich - 8 £37,500 - 1
Shropshire +23 6 - - 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 362 (100.00%) VMware
2 252 (69.61%) Windows
3 209 (57.73%) Microsoft
4 191 (52.76%) Active Directory
5 141 (38.95%) Windows Server
6 140 (38.67%) Hyper-V
7 119 (32.87%) Citrix
8 113 (31.22%) Azure
9 111 (30.66%) Office 365
10 108 (29.83%) Data Centre
11 105 (29.01%) Cisco
12 102 (28.18%) Firewall
13 100 (27.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 99 (27.35%) MS Exchange
14 99 (27.35%) ITIL
15 93 (25.69%) DNS
16 82 (22.65%) SCCM
17 79 (21.82%) SQL
18 78 (21.55%) NetApp
19 75 (20.72%) Linux
19 75 (20.72%) XenApp
20 71 (19.61%) SQL Server
21 66 (18.23%) SLA
21 66 (18.23%) DHCP
22 65 (17.96%) LAN
23 61 (16.85%) SAN
24 59 (16.30%) WAN
25 57 (15.75%) McAfee
26 55 (15.19%) TCP/IP
26 55 (15.19%) PowerShell

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 99 (27.35%) MS Exchange
2 54 (14.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (5.80%) IIS
5 15 (4.14%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.31%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (2.49%) WebSphere
8 8 (2.21%) Apache
9 6 (1.66%) Skype for Business
10 5 (1.38%) nginx
11 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.83%) Red Hat Fuse
12 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.28%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.55%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.28%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 113 (31.22%) Azure
2 111 (30.66%) Office 365
3 46 (12.71%) AWS
4 26 (7.18%) IaaS
5 24 (6.63%) PaaS
6 23 (6.35%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (5.80%) AWS CloudFormation
8 20 (5.52%) Amazon S3
8 20 (5.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 19 (5.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 19 (5.25%) Azure Active Directory
10 17 (4.70%) Amazon ECS
11 16 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (1.93%) GCP
13 4 (1.10%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
13 4 (1.10%) Serverless
14 2 (0.55%) SaaS
15 1 (0.28%) Amazon EKS
15 1 (0.28%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 102 (28.18%) Firewall
2 93 (25.69%) DNS
3 66 (18.23%) DHCP
4 65 (17.96%) LAN
5 61 (16.85%) SAN
6 59 (16.30%) WAN
7 55 (15.19%) TCP/IP
8 41 (11.33%) VLAN
9 35 (9.67%) VPN
10 29 (8.01%) Wireless
11 22 (6.08%) Internet
12 14 (3.87%) SMS
13 12 (3.31%) NAS
14 7 (1.93%) Intranet
15 6 (1.66%) IPsec
15 6 (1.66%) Skype
15 6 (1.66%) SSL
15 6 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
16 5 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
16 5 (1.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (19.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.25%) Amazon RDS
2 19 (5.25%) Azure SQL Database
3 16 (4.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.38%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.38%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.83%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.83%) Data Lake
7 3 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.83%) MySQL
8 2 (0.55%) DB2
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (2.49%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.83%) DbUnit
3 3 (0.83%) jMock
3 3 (0.83%) JUnit
3 3 (0.83%) Maven
3 3 (0.83%) Mockito
3 3 (0.83%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.28%) Subversion
4 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (9.94%) Finance
2 23 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.70%) Retail
4 11 (3.04%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.76%) Automotive
6 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Marketing
7 1 (0.28%) Military
7 1 (0.28%) Police
Job Titles
1 83 (22.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 70 (19.34%) Analyst
3 45 (12.43%) Support Engineer
4 35 (9.67%) Architect
5 34 (9.39%) Support Analyst
6 30 (8.29%) IT Support
7 24 (6.63%) Administrator
8 23 (6.35%) IT Engineer
8 23 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (6.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 21 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
11 20 (5.52%) IT Analyst
12 19 (5.25%) Technical Support
13 18 (4.97%) Cloud Engineer
14 17 (4.70%) IT Support Engineer
15 16 (4.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 16 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
16 15 (4.14%) Network Engineer
16 15 (4.14%) NOC Engineer
17 14 (3.87%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.46%) Web Services
2 8 (2.21%) XML
3 5 (1.38%) .NET
4 3 (0.83%) Apache Camel
4 3 (0.83%) J2EE
4 3 (0.83%) LDAP
4 3 (0.83%) Middleware
4 3 (0.83%) PowerMock
4 3 (0.83%) REST
4 3 (0.83%) RESTful
4 3 (0.83%) SOAP
4 3 (0.83%) Spring
5 2 (0.55%) COM
6 1 (0.28%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 108 (29.83%) Data Centre
2 35 (9.67%) User Experience
3 25 (6.91%) Self-Motivation
4 24 (6.63%) CCTV
4 24 (6.63%) Driving Licence
4 24 (6.63%) Enterprise Storage
5 23 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (5.52%) Public Cloud
7 18 (4.97%) Private Cloud
8 17 (4.70%) Hybrid Cloud
9 15 (4.14%) Management Information System
10 14 (3.87%) Client/Server
11 9 (2.49%) Replication
12 5 (1.38%) CMDB
13 4 (1.10%) Mainframe
13 4 (1.10%) Virtual Team
14 2 (0.55%) EMC VNX
14 2 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.55%) NHS
14 2 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 252 (69.61%) Windows
2 141 (38.95%) Windows Server
3 75 (20.72%) Linux
4 52 (14.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (3.87%) Windows 10
9 11 (3.04%) Unix
10 6 (1.66%) CentOS
11 5 (1.38%) Android
11 5 (1.38%) Windows 7
12 4 (1.10%) Fedora
13 3 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.83%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.55%) HPUX
14 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (27.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 99 (27.35%) ITIL
3 50 (13.81%) Migration
4 47 (12.98%) Service Management
5 37 (10.22%) ITIL V3
6 36 (9.94%) Project Management
7 35 (9.67%) Change Management
7 35 (9.67%) Mentoring
8 33 (9.12%) Presales
9 29 (8.01%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (7.73%) High Availability
11 27 (7.46%) Analytics
11 27 (7.46%) Insurtech
12 25 (6.91%) Coaching
13 24 (6.63%) Line Management
13 24 (6.63%) Technical Architecture
14 22 (6.08%) Load Balancing
15 19 (5.25%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (5.25%) Fintech
15 19 (5.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 79 (21.82%) SQL
2 55 (15.19%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.76%) Shell Script
4 9 (2.49%) C
4 9 (2.49%) Python
4 9 (2.49%) R
5 7 (1.93%) Bash Shell
6 6 (1.66%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.66%) VBScript
7 3 (0.83%) Java
8 2 (0.55%) Go
8 2 (0.55%) Perl
9 1 (0.28%) PHP
9 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (8.29%) MCSE
3 25 (6.91%) MCSA
4 20 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
5 17 (4.70%) Degree
6 14 (3.87%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (3.59%) Security Cleared
8 12 (3.31%) CCNA
8 12 (3.31%) CCNP
9 9 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (2.21%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.93%) MCP
12 6 (1.66%) DV Cleared
13 5 (1.38%) CCA
13 5 (1.38%) Citrix Certification
14 4 (1.10%) CCDA
14 4 (1.10%) CCIE
14 4 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.83%) HNC
16 2 (0.55%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (18.23%) SLA
2 17 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.76%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.83%) QA
5 2 (0.55%) BS25999
5 2 (0.55%) PMO
6 1 (0.28%) COBIT
System Software
1 191 (52.76%) Active Directory
2 140 (38.67%) Hyper-V
3 75 (20.72%) XenApp
4 46 (12.71%) VMware ESXi
5 45 (12.43%) vSphere
5 45 (12.43%) XenDesktop
6 44 (12.15%) Virtual Machines
6 44 (12.15%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (3.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (1.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (1.10%) Postfix
9 4 (1.10%) Terminal Services
10 3 (0.83%) BitLocker
10 3 (0.83%) DFS Replication
10 3 (0.83%) Docker
10 3 (0.83%) NFS
10 3 (0.83%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.55%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.55%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 82 (22.65%) SCCM
2 36 (9.94%) SCOM
3 26 (7.18%) Backup Exec
4 24 (6.63%) WSUS
5 15 (4.14%) Cisco Prime
5 15 (4.14%) McAfee ePO
6 11 (3.04%) vCenter Server
7 10 (2.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (2.21%) Ansible
8 8 (2.21%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (2.21%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (2.21%) Puppet
9 5 (1.38%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (1.10%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.83%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.83%) Netcool
11 3 (0.83%) OpenView
11 3 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.83%) vRealize
Vendors
1 362 (100.00%) VMware
2 209 (57.73%) Microsoft
3 119 (32.87%) Citrix
4 105 (29.01%) Cisco
5 78 (21.55%) NetApp
6 57 (15.75%) McAfee
7 50 (13.81%) Veeam
8 47 (12.98%) HP
9 41 (11.33%) Symantec
10 40 (11.05%) SolarWinds
11 33 (9.12%) 3PAR
12 32 (8.84%) Red Hat
13 23 (6.35%) Dell
14 20 (5.52%) Oracle
15 19 (5.25%) Juniper
16 17 (4.70%) Cylance
16 17 (4.70%) IronPort
17 16 (4.42%) Trend Micro
18 10 (2.76%) Acronis
18 10 (2.76%) Barracuda Networks