Period
to 24 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within VMware, Inc.

VMware
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 45 41
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4 -8
Permanent jobs citing VMware 660 519 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.93% 5.29% 5.43%
As % of the Vendors category 14.56% 12.22% 12.02%
Number of salaries quoted 479 440 547
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,375 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.97% -7.91% +5.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,534 4,248 5,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.61% 43.26% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,295 3,297 4,206
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the West Midlands

VMware
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for VMware in the West Midlands

VMware
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware in the West Midlands

VMware
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 June 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 +15 349 £40,000 - 20
Coventry +24 72 £39,000 +6.85% 4
Staffordshire +7 44 £33,500 +11.67% 4
Worcestershire +18 41 £40,000 +21.21% 7
Warwickshire -22 41 £35,000 - 6
Shropshire +17 28 £41,250 +17.86% 8
Solihull +4 21 £40,750 +40.52%
Wolverhampton -2 19 £35,000 -4.11% 3
Sutton Coldfield +11 14 £37,000 -40.32% 2
Dudley -3 6 £26,000 +48.57% 1
Walsall -1 5 £30,000 -17.81%
Herefordshire +28 1 £30,000 -
West Bromwich +10 1 £32,500 -17.20%
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing VMware 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.

1 454 (68.79%) Windows
2 413 (62.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 368 (55.76%) Microsoft
4 306 (46.36%) Windows Server
5 301 (45.61%) Active Directory
6 244 (36.97%) Data Centre
7 234 (35.45%) Citrix
8 210 (31.82%) Hyper-V
9 198 (30.00%) ITIL
10 183 (27.73%) Firewall
11 160 (24.24%) Office 365
12 158 (23.94%) MS Exchange
13 155 (23.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 147 (22.27%) Degree
15 145 (21.97%) WAN
15 145 (21.97%) Cisco
15 145 (21.97%) Self-Motivation
16 124 (18.79%) LAN
16 124 (18.79%) Service Delivery
17 123 (18.64%) Presales
18 121 (18.33%) VMware ESXi
19 120 (18.18%) Computer Science
19 120 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
20 118 (17.88%) Windows Server 2012
21 116 (17.58%) SQL Server
21 116 (17.58%) Microsoft Certification
22 113 (17.12%) SQL
23 109 (16.52%) Linux
23 109 (16.52%) Software Engineering
24 108 (16.36%) Amazon AWS

VMware
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
1 158 (23.94%) MS Exchange
2 66 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (5.30%) IIS
4 33 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 25 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (2.58%) Apache
7 15 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (1.82%) Skype for Business
9 8 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.91%) Anypoint
11 6 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.91%) JBoss
12 5 (0.76%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.61%) nginx
14 3 (0.45%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.45%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 93 (14.09%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.15%) CATIA
4 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 160 (24.24%) Office 365
2 155 (23.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 108 (16.36%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (8.03%) IaaS
4 53 (8.03%) PaaS
5 32 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
6 19 (2.88%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (1.82%) CloudFront
7 12 (1.82%) SaaS
8 6 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
8 6 (0.91%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.61%) SoftLayer
11 3 (0.45%) IBM PureFlex
11 3 (0.45%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 183 (27.73%) Firewall
2 145 (21.97%) WAN
3 124 (18.79%) LAN
4 106 (16.06%) SAN
5 76 (11.52%) DNS
6 58 (8.79%) TCP/IP
7 56 (8.48%) DHCP
8 47 (7.12%) VoIP
8 47 (7.12%) Wireless
9 43 (6.52%) VPN
10 42 (6.36%) VLAN
11 40 (6.06%) NetScaler
12 37 (5.61%) Remote Desktop
12 37 (5.61%) SSL
13 35 (5.30%) IPsec
14 27 (4.09%) MPLS
15 22 (3.33%) Internet
16 20 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (3.03%) Cisco Wireless
17 19 (2.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.33%) MySQL
3 18 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (2.12%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 12 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 11 (1.67%) Oracle Database
7 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.91%) DTS
9 6 (0.91%) EDRMS
9 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.76%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.30%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 31 (4.70%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.97%) MSI
3 12 (1.82%) GoCD
3 12 (1.82%) WiX
4 10 (1.52%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.91%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.30%) Ant
7 2 (0.30%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.30%) Gatling
7 2 (0.30%) GitLab
7 2 (0.30%) Maven
7 2 (0.30%) NeoLoad
7 2 (0.30%) Selenium
8 1 (0.15%) Burp Suite
8 1 (0.15%) sqlmap
8 1 (0.15%) Travis CI
General
1 86 (13.03%) Finance
2 21 (3.18%) Publishing
3 11 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.21%) Law
5 7 (1.06%) Banking
6 6 (0.91%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.76%) Retail
8 4 (0.61%) Advertising
8 4 (0.61%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.45%) Legal
10 2 (0.30%) French Language
10 2 (0.30%) German Language
10 2 (0.30%) Marketing
10 2 (0.30%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.30%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.30%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 123 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 75 (11.36%) Architect
3 70 (10.61%) Analyst
4 66 (10.00%) Consultant
5 55 (8.33%) IT Engineer
6 52 (7.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 49 (7.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 48 (7.27%) Technical Specialist
9 45 (6.82%) Support Analyst
10 44 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
11 42 (6.36%) Support Engineer
12 38 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
13 36 (5.45%) IT Support
13 36 (5.45%) SCCM Engineer
14 33 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 32 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
16 29 (4.39%) Technical Engineer
17 27 (4.09%) Technical Support
18 26 (3.94%) Network Architect
19 24 (3.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.48%) Web Services
2 22 (3.33%) .NET
3 18 (2.73%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (1.82%) .NET Framework
4 12 (1.82%) AngularJS
4 12 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (1.82%) CSS
4 12 (1.82%) Dapper ORM
4 12 (1.82%) Entity Framework
4 12 (1.82%) HTML
4 12 (1.82%) MFC
4 12 (1.82%) NHibernate
4 12 (1.82%) WCF
4 12 (1.82%) WPF
5 10 (1.52%) Angular 2
6 7 (1.06%) COM
7 6 (0.91%) WSH
8 4 (0.61%) LDAP
8 4 (0.61%) RESTful
9 3 (0.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 244 (36.97%) Data Centre
2 145 (21.97%) Self-Motivation
3 120 (18.18%) Computer Science
4 47 (7.12%) Public Cloud
5 41 (6.21%) CMDB
6 37 (5.61%) Driving Licence
7 36 (5.45%) Management Information System
8 31 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (3.03%) Private Cloud
10 19 (2.88%) User Experience
11 16 (2.42%) Clustering
11 16 (2.42%) FlexPod
12 13 (1.97%) Greenfield Project
13 9 (1.36%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (1.06%) Fat Client
14 7 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (1.06%) Thin Client
15 6 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
16 5 (0.76%) Fintech
16 5 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 454 (68.79%) Windows
2 306 (46.36%) Windows Server
3 118 (17.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 109 (16.52%) Linux
5 104 (15.76%) Windows 10
6 101 (15.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 87 (13.18%) Windows 7
8 54 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 38 (5.76%) Windows 8
10 25 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (2.88%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.12%) CentOS
13 12 (1.82%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.52%) Unix
15 5 (0.76%) SUSE
15 5 (0.76%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.61%) Debian
17 3 (0.45%) AIX
17 3 (0.45%) VMS
18 2 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (30.00%) ITIL
2 124 (18.79%) Service Delivery
3 123 (18.64%) Presales
4 109 (16.52%) Software Engineering
5 106 (16.06%) Project Management
6 78 (11.82%) PRINCE2
7 75 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
8 74 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
9 65 (9.85%) Line Management
10 54 (8.18%) IT Strategy
11 52 (7.88%) Load Balancing
12 51 (7.73%) Due Diligence
13 48 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
13 48 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
14 47 (7.12%) ITIL V3
15 44 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
15 44 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 42 (6.36%) Business Continuity
16 42 (6.36%) Migration
16 42 (6.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (17.12%) SQL
2 83 (12.58%) PowerShell
3 49 (7.42%) VBScript
4 27 (4.09%) Bash Shell
4 27 (4.09%) Python
5 22 (3.33%) Java
6 15 (2.27%) C#
7 12 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 12 (1.82%) Jython
8 9 (1.36%) VB
9 5 (0.76%) Go
10 4 (0.61%) Perl
11 3 (0.45%) PHP
12 2 (0.30%) C
12 2 (0.30%) Ruby
13 1 (0.15%) C++
Qualifications
1 147 (22.27%) Degree
2 120 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 116 (17.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 97 (14.70%) MCSE
5 74 (11.21%) MCP
6 71 (10.76%) Cisco Certification
7 51 (7.73%) CCNP
8 46 (6.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 43 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
10 34 (5.15%) CCNA
10 34 (5.15%) MCSA
11 25 (3.79%) MCITP
12 21 (3.18%) ISEB
12 21 (3.18%) PMI Certification
12 21 (3.18%) PMP
13 19 (2.88%) CCIE
14 17 (2.58%) CEH
14 17 (2.58%) CISSP
14 17 (2.58%) CompTIA Security+
15 16 (2.42%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (13.48%) SLA
2 74 (11.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (4.24%) COBIT
4 19 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (2.58%) GPG13
6 10 (1.52%) GDPR
7 4 (0.61%) QA
8 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 413 (62.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 301 (45.61%) Active Directory
3 210 (31.82%) Hyper-V
4 121 (18.33%) VMware ESXi
5 96 (14.55%) XenApp
6 85 (12.88%) vSphere
7 81 (12.27%) XenDesktop
8 70 (10.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 47 (7.12%) Virtual Machines
10 31 (4.70%) Docker
11 21 (3.18%) Virtual Desktop
12 18 (2.73%) VMware NSX
13 13 (1.97%) VMware Workstation
14 12 (1.82%) Xen
15 8 (1.21%) Firmware
15 8 (1.21%) VirtualBox
16 7 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
17 5 (0.76%) BitLocker
18 4 (0.61%) KVM
18 4 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 89 (13.48%) SCCM
2 84 (12.73%) SCVMM
3 49 (7.42%) vCenter Server
4 36 (5.45%) vMotion
5 28 (4.24%) Microsoft Intune
5 28 (4.24%) WSUS
6 26 (3.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 25 (3.79%) SCOrch
8 23 (3.48%) Kubernetes
9 21 (3.18%) Backup Exec
9 21 (3.18%) Puppet
10 20 (3.03%) Nagios
10 20 (3.03%) QRadar
10 20 (3.03%) SCDPM
11 19 (2.88%) Ansible
11 19 (2.88%) SCSM
12 18 (2.73%) WhatsUp Gold
13 17 (2.58%) Cisco Prime
13 17 (2.58%) Kibana
13 17 (2.58%) logstash
Vendors
1 368 (55.76%) Microsoft
2 234 (35.45%) Citrix
3 145 (21.97%) Cisco
4 93 (14.09%) HP
5 77 (11.67%) NetApp
6 52 (7.88%) CheckPoint
6 52 (7.88%) SolarWinds
7 45 (6.82%) F5
8 36 (5.45%) Meraki
9 35 (5.30%) EMC
9 35 (5.30%) Fortinet
9 35 (5.30%) Ivanti
10 34 (5.15%) Juniper
11 31 (4.70%) Veeam
12 30 (4.55%) BMC
13 25 (3.79%) Red Hat
13 25 (3.79%) Sophos
14 21 (3.18%) IBM
14 21 (3.18%) McAfee
15 20 (3.03%) Dell