Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 92 73
Rank change year-on-year +33 -19 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 370 324 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.22% 3.26% 3.70%
As % of the System Software category 31.81% 29.22% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 283 261 307
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £53,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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 1,163 1,109 1,330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.27% 11.15% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 848 914 1,053
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,425 £22,575 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,625 £55,000 £56,800
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +21 230 £40,000 +6.67% 21
Solihull +10 36 £41,500 +59.62% 4
Dudley - 25 £26,000 - 1
Shropshire +19 18 £51,000 +44.68% 3
Coventry +10 13 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Staffordshire +3 12 £25,000 -15.25% 4
Worcestershire -17 10 £40,000 +16.79% 4
Wolverhampton +7 9 £35,000 -4.11% 1
Warwickshire +9 5 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £30,750 - 3
Walsall -3 1 £32,500 -10.96%
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 370 (100.00%) VMware
2 241 (65.14%) Windows
3 181 (48.92%) Microsoft
4 176 (47.57%) Windows Server
5 174 (47.03%) Active Directory
6 143 (38.65%) Data Centre
7 140 (37.84%) Firewall
8 138 (37.30%) Cisco
9 136 (36.76%) Citrix
10 130 (35.14%) ITIL
11 129 (34.86%) Hyper-V
12 116 (31.35%) NetApp
13 108 (29.19%) MS Exchange
14 105 (28.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 93 (25.14%) Microsoft Azure
16 92 (24.86%) WAN
17 86 (23.24%) Office 365
18 83 (22.43%) Amazon AWS
19 81 (21.89%) Linux
20 80 (21.62%) SQL Server
21 79 (21.35%) HP
22 77 (20.81%) Project Management
23 76 (20.54%) LAN
24 75 (20.27%) Self-Motivation
25 74 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
25 74 (20.00%) SAN
26 72 (19.46%) SQL
27 70 (18.92%) Presales
28 67 (18.11%) DNS
28 67 (18.11%) Windows Server 2012

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
1 108 (29.19%) MS Exchange
2 33 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (8.11%) SharePoint
4 23 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.97%) IIS
7 7 (1.89%) Apache
7 7 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.89%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.35%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (0.81%) Confluence
10 1 (0.27%) CMS
10 1 (0.27%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 33 (8.92%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 93 (25.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (23.24%) Office 365
3 83 (22.43%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (8.65%) IaaS
5 25 (6.76%) PaaS
6 13 (3.51%) AWS CloudFormation
7 12 (3.24%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (2.70%) Amazon S3
9 7 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.62%) Azure Active Directory
10 6 (1.62%) Mimecast
10 6 (1.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.62%) Yammer
11 5 (1.35%) SaaS
12 4 (1.08%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 4 (1.08%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.27%) Datadog
14 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 140 (37.84%) Firewall
2 92 (24.86%) WAN
3 76 (20.54%) LAN
4 74 (20.00%) SAN
5 67 (18.11%) DNS
6 51 (13.78%) DHCP
7 34 (9.19%) IPsec
8 29 (7.84%) Remote Desktop
8 29 (7.84%) VLAN
9 28 (7.57%) VPN
10 26 (7.03%) Wireless
11 23 (6.22%) TCP/IP
12 21 (5.68%) SSL
12 21 (5.68%) VoIP
13 18 (4.86%) Network Security
14 16 (4.32%) NetScaler
15 14 (3.78%) OSPF
16 13 (3.51%) MPLS
16 13 (3.51%) NAS
17 12 (3.24%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.32%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (3.51%) MySQL
4 12 (3.24%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (2.43%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 7 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
8 7 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.62%) DB2
9 6 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.35%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.81%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.54%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (2.43%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (1.08%) GoCD
3 4 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.81%) JIRA
5 2 (0.54%) Ant
5 2 (0.54%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.54%) Gatling
5 2 (0.54%) GitLab
5 2 (0.54%) Maven
5 2 (0.54%) NeoLoad
5 2 (0.54%) Selenium
5 2 (0.54%) Travis CI
5 2 (0.54%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.27%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.27%) GDB
6 1 (0.27%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.27%) sqlmap
General
1 53 (14.32%) Finance
2 18 (4.86%) Publishing
3 11 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.81%) Banking
4 3 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 3 (0.81%) Retail
5 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.27%) Games
6 1 (0.27%) Legal
6 1 (0.27%) Marketing
6 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 75 (20.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 64 (17.30%) Architect
3 60 (16.22%) Analyst
4 38 (10.27%) Support Analyst
5 37 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 32 (8.65%) Consultant
7 26 (7.03%) IT Support
7 26 (7.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (6.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 22 (5.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 22 (5.95%) IT Engineer
10 19 (5.14%) Technical Architect
11 18 (4.86%) Infrastructure Support
11 18 (4.86%) Technical Consultant
11 18 (4.86%) Technical Engineer
12 17 (4.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 17 (4.59%) Presales Consultant
12 17 (4.59%) Support Engineer
13 16 (4.32%) Security Architect
13 16 (4.32%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.14%) Web Services
2 8 (2.16%) Middleware
2 8 (2.16%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (1.62%) COM
4 6 (1.62%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (1.62%) JSON
4 6 (1.62%) Kafka
4 6 (1.62%) REST
4 6 (1.62%) SOAP
4 6 (1.62%) XML
5 3 (0.81%) .NET
6 2 (0.54%) Velocity
6 2 (0.54%) WSH
7 1 (0.27%) LDAP
7 1 (0.27%) OAuth
7 1 (0.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 143 (38.65%) Data Centre
2 75 (20.27%) Self-Motivation
3 37 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 24 (6.49%) Management Information System
5 22 (5.95%) Public Cloud
6 21 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (5.14%) CMDB
7 19 (5.14%) Driving Licence
8 17 (4.59%) HP StoreVirtual
9 10 (2.70%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.70%) Thin Client
10 9 (2.43%) Clustering
10 9 (2.43%) Private Cloud
11 8 (2.16%) FlexPod
12 5 (1.35%) Virtual Team
13 4 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
14 3 (0.81%) PKI
14 3 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 241 (65.14%) Windows
2 176 (47.57%) Windows Server
3 81 (21.89%) Linux
4 67 (18.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 64 (17.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (14.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 40 (10.81%) Windows 7
7 40 (10.81%) Windows 8
8 30 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (4.05%) Windows 10
10 10 (2.70%) Ubuntu
11 9 (2.43%) Unix
12 7 (1.89%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.89%) SUSE
13 6 (1.62%) CentOS
13 6 (1.62%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.54%) DC/OS
15 1 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.27%) Debian
15 1 (0.27%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (35.14%) ITIL
2 105 (28.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 77 (20.81%) Project Management
4 70 (18.92%) Presales
5 62 (16.76%) Service Delivery
6 58 (15.68%) PRINCE2
7 46 (12.43%) Service Management
8 42 (11.35%) Incident Management
9 41 (11.08%) ITIL V3
10 40 (10.81%) Line Management
11 39 (10.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 36 (9.73%) Load Balancing
13 34 (9.19%) Technical Architecture
14 33 (8.92%) IT Strategy
14 33 (8.92%) Software Engineering
14 33 (8.92%) TOGAF
15 30 (8.11%) Migration
16 29 (7.84%) SIEM
17 28 (7.57%) ITSM
18 27 (7.30%) Due Diligence
Programming Languages
1 72 (19.46%) SQL
2 39 (10.54%) PowerShell
3 25 (6.76%) Bash Shell
4 18 (4.86%) Python
5 7 (1.89%) VB
6 6 (1.62%) Java
7 4 (1.08%) Jython
7 4 (1.08%) PL/SQL
7 4 (1.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.54%) Perl
8 2 (0.54%) VBScript
9 1 (0.27%) C#
9 1 (0.27%) C++
9 1 (0.27%) Go
9 1 (0.27%) PHP
9 1 (0.27%) Ruby
9 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (15.68%) MCSE
3 54 (14.59%) Degree
4 48 (12.97%) MCSA
5 39 (10.54%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (9.46%) Computer Science Degree
7 34 (9.19%) MCP
8 30 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
9 29 (7.84%) CCNP
10 28 (7.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (6.49%) ISEB
12 22 (5.95%) MCITP
13 18 (4.86%) CEH
13 18 (4.86%) CISSP
13 18 (4.86%) CompTIA Security+
13 18 (4.86%) PMI Certification
13 18 (4.86%) PMP
14 16 (4.32%) CCNA
15 10 (2.70%) HNC
16 9 (2.43%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (13.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (11.08%) SLA
3 18 (4.86%) GPG13
4 17 (4.59%) GDPR
5 14 (3.78%) COBIT
6 12 (3.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (1.08%) QA
8 2 (0.54%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.27%) IASME
9 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 174 (47.03%) Active Directory
2 129 (34.86%) Hyper-V
3 48 (12.97%) VMware ESXi
4 45 (12.16%) vSphere
5 40 (10.81%) XenApp
6 32 (8.65%) XenDesktop
7 17 (4.59%) Forefront TMG
7 17 (4.59%) VMware NSX
8 16 (4.32%) Terminal Services
9 14 (3.78%) Docker
9 14 (3.78%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (3.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (1.08%) Xen
11 4 (1.08%) XenServer
12 3 (0.81%) Firmware
12 3 (0.81%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 57 (15.41%) SCCM
2 27 (7.30%) WSUS
3 23 (6.22%) SCVMM
4 13 (3.51%) SCOM
4 13 (3.51%) vCenter Server
4 13 (3.51%) vMotion
5 12 (3.24%) Ansible
6 11 (2.97%) QRadar
6 11 (2.97%) WhatsUp Gold
7 10 (2.70%) CASB
7 10 (2.70%) Cisco Prime
7 10 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 9 (2.43%) Kubernetes
9 8 (2.16%) Puppet
10 6 (1.62%) Kibana
10 6 (1.62%) logstash
10 6 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.08%) Backup Exec
12 4 (1.08%) Graphite
Vendors
1 370 (100.00%) VMware
2 181 (48.92%) Microsoft
3 138 (37.30%) Cisco
4 136 (36.76%) Citrix
5 116 (31.35%) NetApp
6 79 (21.35%) HP
7 56 (15.14%) CheckPoint
8 35 (9.46%) SolarWinds
9 34 (9.19%) Dell
10 31 (8.38%) EMC
11 30 (8.11%) McAfee
12 29 (7.84%) F5
13 28 (7.57%) Red Hat
14 23 (6.22%) Fortinet
15 21 (5.68%) Juniper
15 21 (5.68%) Meraki
16 20 (5.41%) SonicWALL
17 16 (4.32%) Oracle
17 16 (4.32%) Sophos
18 15 (4.05%) Nimble Storage