Period
to 18 November 2019

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 18 November 2019 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 26 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMware 533 579 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.30% 6.91% 5.60%
As % of the Vendors category 16.01% 15.40% 12.09%
Number of salaries quoted 449 441 471
West Midlands median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +8.11% +1.37%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £23,186
90th Percentile £71,807 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 3,330 3,759 4,672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.59% 44.87% 46.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,690 2,742 3,630
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,725 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 18 November 2019.

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 18 November 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 -5 194 £39,000 -8.24% 30
Coventry +24 60 £39,500 +1.28% 7
Staffordshire +24 57 £32,500 +14.04% 18
Solihull -6 48 £50,000 +17.65% 10
Worcestershire +26 45 £35,000 -19.08% 9
Warwickshire +6 41 £45,000 +9.09% 10
Dudley +6 36 £25,500 -1.92% 2
Herefordshire 0 14 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Shropshire -12 7 £42,500 +4.29% 2
Wolverhampton +2 2 £41,500 +14.48% 3
Wednesbury -3 2 £47,500 +5.56%
Walsall -7 2 £38,250 +34.21% 1
Stourbridge - 2 £21,500 -
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2019, 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.

1 379 (71.11%) Windows
2 366 (68.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 301 (56.47%) Microsoft
4 287 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 230 (43.15%) Windows Server
6 210 (39.40%) Hyper-V
7 197 (36.96%) Citrix
8 194 (36.40%) Azure
9 171 (32.08%) Office 365
10 161 (30.21%) Cisco
11 160 (30.02%) MS Exchange
12 153 (28.71%) Firewall
13 146 (27.39%) Data Centre
14 144 (27.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 118 (22.14%) ITIL
16 112 (21.01%) DNS
17 107 (20.08%) Linux
18 100 (18.76%) NetApp
19 96 (18.01%) XenApp
20 93 (17.45%) SQL
21 90 (16.89%) SCCM
22 85 (15.95%) DHCP
23 81 (15.20%) LAN
24 79 (14.82%) AWS
25 76 (14.26%) WAN
26 74 (13.88%) Windows Server 2008
27 73 (13.70%) SQL Server
28 72 (13.51%) TCP/IP
29 71 (13.32%) Windows Server 2012
30 68 (12.76%) PowerShell

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
1 160 (30.02%) MS Exchange
2 64 (12.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (4.13%) IIS
5 21 (3.94%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.44%) SAS
7 9 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
8 8 (1.50%) Apache
9 7 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.13%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.94%) nginx
12 3 (0.56%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.19%) Confluence
14 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
14 1 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 46 (8.63%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.19%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Workfront
2 3 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 194 (36.40%) Azure
2 171 (32.08%) Office 365
3 79 (14.82%) AWS
4 40 (7.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 33 (6.19%) IaaS
6 27 (5.07%) PaaS
7 26 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 25 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
8 25 (4.69%) Amazon S3
8 25 (4.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 24 (4.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 21 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
11 19 (3.56%) Amazon ECS
12 8 (1.50%) GCP
13 6 (1.13%) Amazon ELB
13 6 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (1.13%) Serverless
14 5 (0.94%) G Suite
15 3 (0.56%) SaaS
16 2 (0.38%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (28.71%) Firewall
2 112 (21.01%) DNS
3 85 (15.95%) DHCP
4 81 (15.20%) LAN
5 76 (14.26%) WAN
6 72 (13.51%) TCP/IP
7 68 (12.76%) SAN
8 51 (9.57%) VLAN
9 43 (8.07%) VPN
10 30 (5.63%) NAS
11 28 (5.25%) Wireless
12 16 (3.00%) iSCSI
13 15 (2.81%) Internet
14 13 (2.44%) BGP
14 13 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (2.44%) OSPF
15 12 (2.25%) FCoE
15 12 (2.25%) Spanning Tree
16 11 (2.06%) Network Security
16 11 (2.06%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.88%) Amazon RDS
3 20 (3.75%) Azure SQL Database
4 19 (3.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
6 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.13%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.94%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.56%) DB2
10 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.38%) Big Data
11 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.38%) MySQL
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.94%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.56%) JIRA
4 2 (0.38%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.38%) Ranorex
4 2 (0.38%) Selenium
4 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.19%) AutoIt
5 1 (0.19%) CMake
5 1 (0.19%) MSI
5 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (9.38%) Finance
2 28 (5.25%) Public Sector
3 17 (3.19%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.44%) Retail
5 10 (1.88%) Automotive
6 4 (0.75%) Banking
6 4 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.75%) Military
6 4 (0.75%) Police
7 3 (0.56%) Advertising
8 2 (0.38%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.38%) Law
8 2 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Games
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 121 (22.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 100 (18.76%) Analyst
3 55 (10.32%) Support Engineer
4 46 (8.63%) Support Analyst
5 45 (8.44%) Architect
5 45 (8.44%) IT Support
6 37 (6.94%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 36 (6.75%) IT Engineer
8 29 (5.44%) IT Analyst
9 26 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
9 26 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
10 25 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 23 (4.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 23 (4.32%) Administrator
11 23 (4.32%) IT Support Engineer
12 22 (4.13%) Infrastructure Manager
13 21 (3.94%) Network Engineer
14 20 (3.75%) Systems Analyst
15 19 (3.56%) Systems Administrator
16 18 (3.38%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.57%) Web Services
2 7 (1.31%) XML
3 6 (1.13%) .NET
4 4 (0.75%) Middleware
5 3 (0.56%) LDAP
6 2 (0.38%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.19%) HTML
7 1 (0.19%) ISPF
7 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.19%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 146 (27.39%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.82%) Private Cloud
3 29 (5.44%) Public Cloud
4 28 (5.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 25 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (4.50%) Driving Licence
6 24 (4.50%) User Experience
7 22 (4.13%) CCTV
8 21 (3.94%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (2.63%) Clustering
10 12 (2.25%) Management Information System
11 11 (2.06%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.13%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.94%) CMDB
13 5 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.94%) Replication
14 3 (0.56%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.56%) PKI
15 2 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 379 (71.11%) Windows
2 230 (43.15%) Windows Server
3 107 (20.08%) Linux
4 74 (13.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 71 (13.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 33 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 30 (5.63%) Windows 10
8 23 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (3.56%) Unix
9 19 (3.56%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.50%) CentOS
11 7 (1.31%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (0.94%) Android
12 5 (0.94%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.75%) Fedora
13 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.56%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.38%) HPUX
15 2 (0.38%) SUSE
15 2 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (27.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 118 (22.14%) ITIL
3 68 (12.76%) Migration
4 55 (10.32%) Service Management
5 53 (9.94%) Project Management
6 47 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
7 40 (7.50%) ITIL V3
8 38 (7.13%) Presales
9 37 (6.94%) Change Management
9 37 (6.94%) Mentoring
10 33 (6.19%) Service Delivery
11 29 (5.44%) Analytics
11 29 (5.44%) High Availability
12 27 (5.07%) Incident Management
12 27 (5.07%) Load Balancing
12 27 (5.07%) PRINCE2
13 26 (4.88%) Coaching
13 26 (4.88%) Line Management
13 26 (4.88%) TOGAF
14 25 (4.69%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (17.45%) SQL
2 68 (12.76%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.44%) Python
4 10 (1.88%) Bash Shell
5 9 (1.69%) Java
6 6 (1.13%) VBScript
7 5 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.94%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.75%) C
8 4 (0.75%) Perl
9 3 (0.56%) C++
10 2 (0.38%) R
11 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.19%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.19%) JCL
11 1 (0.19%) Jython
11 1 (0.19%) PHP
11 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.19%) VB
11 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (10.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (9.01%) MCSA
3 39 (7.32%) MCSE
4 28 (5.25%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (4.88%) CCNA
5 26 (4.88%) Security Cleared
6 20 (3.75%) MCP
7 17 (3.19%) CCNP
8 14 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.06%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.69%) Degree
11 8 (1.50%) CCDA
12 5 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.75%) CCA
13 4 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (0.56%) MCITP
15 2 (0.38%) DV Cleared
15 2 (0.38%) ISEB
15 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (11.63%) SLA
2 22 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.88%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.31%) QA
5 5 (0.94%) COBIT
6 2 (0.38%) PMO
6 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.19%) BS25999
System Software
1 366 (68.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 287 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 210 (39.40%) Hyper-V
4 96 (18.01%) XenApp
5 53 (9.94%) Virtual Machines
6 51 (9.57%) XenDesktop
7 50 (9.38%) vSphere
8 40 (7.50%) Virtual Servers
8 40 (7.50%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (1.88%) Docker
11 7 (1.31%) DFS Replication
11 7 (1.31%) Terminal Services
11 7 (1.31%) vCloud
12 4 (0.75%) Firmware
12 4 (0.75%) Postfix
12 4 (0.75%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.56%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 90 (16.89%) SCCM
2 38 (7.13%) Backup Exec
3 35 (6.57%) WSUS
4 21 (3.94%) SCOM
5 13 (2.44%) Ansible
6 12 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (2.25%) Puppet
7 11 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (1.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 10 (1.88%) Kubernetes
8 10 (1.88%) vCenter Server
9 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (1.50%) NetBackup
11 7 (1.31%) SCVMM
12 6 (1.13%) Nagios
13 4 (0.75%) vRealize
14 3 (0.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 301 (56.47%) Microsoft
2 197 (36.96%) Citrix
3 161 (30.21%) Cisco
4 100 (18.76%) NetApp
5 56 (10.51%) Veeam
6 55 (10.32%) HP
7 50 (9.38%) Symantec
8 45 (8.44%) McAfee
9 42 (7.88%) Dell
10 41 (7.69%) SolarWinds
11 34 (6.38%) 3PAR
12 31 (5.82%) Red Hat
13 29 (5.44%) Oracle
14 20 (3.75%) Cylance
15 19 (3.56%) Trend Micro
16 18 (3.38%) CheckPoint
16 18 (3.38%) Juniper
17 17 (3.19%) IronPort
17 17 (3.19%) ServiceNow
18 16 (3.00%) SonicWALL