Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 58 94
Rank change year-on-year +9 +36 -14
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 368 380 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.81% 4.20% 3.06%
As % of the System Software category 28.16% 31.12% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 344 265 246
West Midlands median annual salary £40,950 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.38% +6.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -3.41%

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 1,307 1,221 1,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.09% 13.48% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,081 875 872
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,350 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +10 196 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Solihull -1 35 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Staffordshire +26 33 £36,250 +45.00% 10
Coventry +31 27 £37,500 -16.67% 6
Dudley +3 25 £25,000 -3.85% 7
Worcestershire -17 19 £40,950 +2.38% 12
Warwickshire -2 14 £38,750 -1.27% 9
Herefordshire - 6 £37,500 - 3
Shropshire -14 3 £42,500 -16.67% 1
Walsall +6 2 £38,250 +17.69% 1
Wolverhampton +15 1 £42,500 +25.00%
Sutton Coldfield +3 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 368 (100.00%) VMware
2 266 (72.28%) Windows
3 226 (61.41%) Active Directory
4 195 (52.99%) Microsoft
5 143 (38.86%) Citrix
5 143 (38.86%) Hyper-V
6 136 (36.96%) Windows Server
7 125 (33.97%) Firewall
8 116 (31.52%) Microsoft Azure
9 109 (29.62%) Data Centre
10 96 (26.09%) Office 365
10 96 (26.09%) ITIL
11 89 (24.18%) MS Exchange
12 85 (23.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 83 (22.55%) DNS
14 81 (22.01%) Cisco
15 77 (20.92%) WAN
16 69 (18.75%) NetApp
17 67 (18.21%) DHCP
18 66 (17.93%) LAN
19 65 (17.66%) SCCM
20 60 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
21 59 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
22 58 (15.76%) SAN
23 57 (15.49%) SQL
24 56 (15.22%) Linux
25 53 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
26 52 (14.13%) Symantec
26 52 (14.13%) XenApp
26 52 (14.13%) 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 89 (24.18%) MS Exchange
2 31 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (1.90%) IIS
6 4 (1.09%) Apache
7 3 (0.82%) JBoss
7 3 (0.82%) Skype for Business
7 3 (0.82%) WildFly
8 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.54%) Confluence
9 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.27%) nginx
9 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 49 (13.32%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.27%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.27%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) Workfront
2 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 116 (31.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (26.09%) Office 365
3 59 (16.03%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
5 22 (5.98%) Amazon S3
5 22 (5.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 22 (5.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 20 (5.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 19 (5.16%) IaaS
8 16 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (4.35%) PaaS
9 15 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (3.53%) Amazon ECS
11 8 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (1.90%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (1.90%) Serverless
13 6 (1.63%) SaaS
14 2 (0.54%) Amazon Glacier
14 2 (0.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 125 (33.97%) Firewall
2 83 (22.55%) DNS
3 77 (20.92%) WAN
4 67 (18.21%) DHCP
5 66 (17.93%) LAN
6 58 (15.76%) SAN
7 29 (7.88%) TCP/IP
8 26 (7.07%) VPN
9 18 (4.89%) VLAN
10 13 (3.53%) NAS
11 11 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (2.72%) Internet
12 10 (2.72%) MPLS
12 10 (2.72%) VoIP
13 9 (2.45%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (2.17%) IPsec
14 8 (2.17%) OSPF
14 8 (2.17%) Wireless
15 7 (1.90%) BGP
16 5 (1.36%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (3.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (3.53%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.54%) MySQL
9 1 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.27%) Redis
9 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (3.26%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.63%) Git (software)
3 4 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.82%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.82%) JIRA
5 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.54%) GitLab
5 2 (0.54%) Ranorex
5 2 (0.54%) Selenium
5 2 (0.54%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.27%) AutoIt
6 1 (0.27%) CMake
6 1 (0.27%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.27%) jMock
6 1 (0.27%) JUnit
6 1 (0.27%) Maven
6 1 (0.27%) Mockito
6 1 (0.27%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.27%) Subversion
6 1 (0.27%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (10.33%) Finance
2 14 (3.80%) Public Sector
3 8 (2.17%) Banking
3 8 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 7 (1.90%) Retail
5 5 (1.36%) Military
6 4 (1.09%) Legal
6 4 (1.09%) Police
7 3 (0.82%) Back Office
8 2 (0.54%) Advertising
8 2 (0.54%) Automotive
8 2 (0.54%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Law
9 1 (0.27%) Local Government
9 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (21.47%) Analyst
2 74 (20.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (11.41%) Architect
4 38 (10.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 28 (7.61%) IT Analyst
6 24 (6.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (6.25%) IT Engineer
8 22 (5.98%) Technical Architect
9 21 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
9 21 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (5.43%) Database Analyst
10 20 (5.43%) Graduate
10 20 (5.43%) Graduate Analyst
10 20 (5.43%) Graduate Database Analyst
10 20 (5.43%) Graduate IT Analyst
10 20 (5.43%) Graduate Systems Analyst
10 20 (5.43%) IT Graduate
10 20 (5.43%) Support Analyst
10 20 (5.43%) Support Engineer
11 17 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.61%) Web Services
2 4 (1.09%) LDAP
3 3 (0.82%) COM
4 2 (0.54%) XML
4 2 (0.54%) YAML
5 1 (0.27%) .NET
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.27%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.27%) J2EE
5 1 (0.27%) PowerMock
5 1 (0.27%) REST
5 1 (0.27%) RESTful
5 1 (0.27%) SOAP
5 1 (0.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 109 (29.62%) Data Centre
2 34 (9.24%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (5.98%) Enterprise Storage
4 15 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.80%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (3.80%) Private Cloud
5 14 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 9 (2.45%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.17%) Virtual Team
8 7 (1.90%) Clustering
8 7 (1.90%) Replication
9 4 (1.09%) CCTV
9 4 (1.09%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.09%) PKI
9 4 (1.09%) Thin Client
10 3 (0.82%) CMDB
10 3 (0.82%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.82%) User Experience
11 2 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 266 (72.28%) Windows
2 136 (36.96%) Windows Server
3 60 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (15.22%) Linux
5 51 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (7.34%) Windows 10
8 20 (5.43%) Windows 7
9 19 (5.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (3.53%) Unix
11 9 (2.45%) Data ONTAP
11 9 (2.45%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.36%) CentOS
12 5 (1.36%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.09%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.27%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.27%) Fedora
15 1 (0.27%) Solaris
15 1 (0.27%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (26.09%) ITIL
2 85 (23.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 53 (14.40%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (11.96%) Project Management
5 41 (11.14%) Migration
5 41 (11.14%) Service Management
6 26 (7.07%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (7.07%) PRINCE2
7 25 (6.79%) Incident Management
8 24 (6.52%) Product Roadmap
9 23 (6.25%) ITSM
10 22 (5.98%) TOGAF
11 21 (5.71%) Process Improvement
11 21 (5.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 20 (5.43%) Change Management
12 20 (5.43%) Kalman Filter
12 20 (5.43%) Load Balancing
12 20 (5.43%) Patch Management
13 19 (5.16%) ITIL V3
13 19 (5.16%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.49%) SQL
2 52 (14.13%) PowerShell
3 19 (5.16%) Python
4 11 (2.99%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.90%) Java
6 6 (1.63%) Perl
7 4 (1.09%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.54%) C++
8 2 (0.54%) PHP
8 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.27%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.27%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.27%) VB
9 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.27%) VBA
9 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 51 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (12.50%) MCSE
3 37 (10.05%) MCSA
4 31 (8.42%) ITIL Certification
5 23 (6.25%) CCNA
5 23 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (5.43%) MCP
7 16 (4.35%) MCITP
8 15 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (2.99%) CCNP
9 11 (2.99%) Degree
10 9 (2.45%) Security Cleared
11 7 (1.90%) CCDA
12 4 (1.09%) ISEB
13 3 (0.82%) CCA
13 3 (0.82%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (0.82%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.82%) SC Cleared
14 2 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.24%) SLA
2 20 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.45%) COBIT
4 5 (1.36%) GDPR
4 5 (1.36%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.82%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.82%) QA
6 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.27%) GPG13
6 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 226 (61.41%) Active Directory
2 143 (38.86%) Hyper-V
3 52 (14.13%) XenApp
4 41 (11.14%) VMware ESXi
5 36 (9.78%) XenDesktop
6 30 (8.15%) Virtual Machines
7 25 (6.79%) vSphere
8 23 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (4.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (1.90%) Docker
10 7 (1.90%) VMware NSX
11 6 (1.63%) DFS Replication
12 5 (1.36%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 5 (1.36%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (1.36%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.36%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.82%) Firmware
13 3 (0.82%) NFS
13 3 (0.82%) NLBS
13 3 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (17.66%) SCCM
2 31 (8.42%) Backup Exec
3 30 (8.15%) WSUS
4 22 (5.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 21 (5.71%) SCOM
6 12 (3.26%) Ansible
7 11 (2.99%) SCVMM
8 10 (2.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (2.45%) NetBackup
9 9 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (2.45%) Puppet
10 7 (1.90%) Kubernetes
11 6 (1.63%) SCOrch
12 5 (1.36%) FortiGate
12 5 (1.36%) Terraform
13 3 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.82%) Nagios
13 3 (0.82%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 368 (100.00%) VMware
2 195 (52.99%) Microsoft
3 143 (38.86%) Citrix
4 81 (22.01%) Cisco
5 69 (18.75%) NetApp
6 52 (14.13%) Symantec
7 48 (13.04%) Dell
8 45 (12.23%) Veeam
9 37 (10.05%) McAfee
10 33 (8.97%) HP
11 24 (6.52%) Forcepoint
12 23 (6.25%) CheckPoint
13 19 (5.16%) IBM
13 19 (5.16%) Red Hat
13 19 (5.16%) SolarWinds
14 17 (4.62%) EqualLogic
15 16 (4.35%) Meraki
16 13 (3.53%) 3PAR
17 11 (2.99%) Ivanti
17 11 (2.99%) Trend Micro