Period
to 22 January 2020

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 22 January 2020 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 25 34
Rank change year-on-year -1 +9 -8
Permanent jobs citing VMware 505 602 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.46% 7.73% 6.29%
As % of the Vendors category 16.72% 17.29% 13.03%
Number of salaries quoted 422 438 487
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,807 £58,750 £55,100
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 3,021 3,481 4,736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.62% 44.69% 48.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,464 2,496 3,547
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,875 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.96% +7.19% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 22 January 2020.

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 22 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 -17 159 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Staffordshire +22 71 £32,500 -3.70% 19
Warwickshire +10 54 £45,000 - 13
Coventry +20 51 £40,000 +5.26% 6
Solihull -7 44 £42,500 -2.86% 12
Worcestershire +9 37 £32,500 -24.86% 12
Dudley +5 27 £28,500 +9.62%
Herefordshire +22 23 £47,500 +35.71% 11
Shropshire +11 9 £42,500 +6.25% 5
West Bromwich - 8 £37,500 - 3
Smethwick - 1 £25,500 -
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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.

1 369 (73.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 349 (69.11%) Windows
3 284 (56.24%) Microsoft
4 259 (51.29%) Active Directory
5 204 (40.40%) Windows Server
6 185 (36.63%) Azure
7 178 (35.25%) Hyper-V
8 169 (33.47%) Citrix
9 163 (32.28%) Office 365
10 162 (32.08%) Cisco
11 148 (29.31%) MS Exchange
12 141 (27.92%) Data Centre
13 137 (27.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 126 (24.95%) Firewall
15 121 (23.96%) ITIL
16 114 (22.57%) DNS
17 106 (20.99%) Linux
18 95 (18.81%) SQL
19 93 (18.42%) NetApp
20 91 (18.02%) SQL Server
21 90 (17.82%) XenApp
22 87 (17.23%) SCCM
23 83 (16.44%) DHCP
24 78 (15.45%) AWS
25 76 (15.05%) SLA
26 75 (14.85%) PowerShell
27 74 (14.65%) LAN
28 73 (14.46%) TCP/IP
29 71 (14.06%) SAN
30 67 (13.27%) WAN

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
1 148 (29.31%) MS Exchange
2 62 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (7.72%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (4.75%) IIS
5 20 (3.96%) SharePoint
6 13 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (1.98%) WebSphere
8 8 (1.58%) Apache
8 8 (1.58%) Skype for Business
9 7 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.39%) SAS
10 5 (0.99%) nginx
11 4 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.59%) Red Hat Fuse
12 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.40%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 40 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.20%) Autodesk Inventor
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.20%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 185 (36.63%) Azure
2 163 (32.28%) Office 365
3 78 (15.45%) AWS
4 33 (6.53%) IaaS
5 32 (6.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (5.35%) PaaS
7 24 (4.75%) Amazon EC2
8 22 (4.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 21 (4.16%) Amazon S3
9 21 (4.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 20 (3.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 18 (3.56%) Amazon ECS
12 17 (3.37%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (1.19%) G Suite
13 6 (1.19%) GCP
14 4 (0.79%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.79%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.79%) Serverless
15 3 (0.59%) SaaS
16 1 (0.20%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (24.95%) Firewall
2 114 (22.57%) DNS
3 83 (16.44%) DHCP
4 74 (14.65%) LAN
5 73 (14.46%) TCP/IP
6 71 (14.06%) SAN
7 67 (13.27%) WAN
8 53 (10.50%) VLAN
9 42 (8.32%) VPN
10 29 (5.74%) Wireless
11 22 (4.36%) Internet
12 21 (4.16%) NAS
13 13 (2.57%) SMS
14 12 (2.38%) iSCSI
15 10 (1.98%) Skype
16 8 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
16 8 (1.58%) VoIP
17 7 (1.39%) BGP
17 7 (1.39%) Intranet
17 7 (1.39%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
2 20 (3.96%) Azure SQL Database
3 17 (3.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 9 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (0.99%) RDBMS
6 5 (0.99%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.59%) Data Lake
8 3 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.59%) DB2
8 3 (0.59%) MySQL
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (2.57%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.59%) DbUnit
3 3 (0.59%) jMock
3 3 (0.59%) JUnit
3 3 (0.59%) Maven
3 3 (0.59%) Mockito
3 3 (0.59%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.40%) JIRA
4 2 (0.40%) Selenium
4 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.20%) Subversion
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (10.30%) Finance
2 26 (5.15%) Public Sector
3 22 (4.36%) Telecoms
4 18 (3.56%) Retail
5 10 (1.98%) Automotive
6 8 (1.58%) Advertising
7 4 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.40%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) Games
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Military
9 1 (0.20%) Police
Job Titles
1 115 (22.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 91 (18.02%) Analyst
3 62 (12.28%) Support Engineer
4 50 (9.90%) Support Analyst
5 41 (8.12%) Architect
6 39 (7.72%) IT Support
7 31 (6.14%) Administrator
8 30 (5.94%) 3rd Line Support
9 29 (5.74%) IT Engineer
10 27 (5.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 26 (5.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 25 (4.95%) IT Analyst
12 25 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
13 24 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
14 23 (4.55%) Technical Support
15 21 (4.16%) IT Support Engineer
16 20 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
17 16 (3.17%) Consultant
17 16 (3.17%) Infrastructure Manager
17 16 (3.17%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (5.54%) Web Services
2 10 (1.98%) XML
3 5 (0.99%) .NET
4 4 (0.79%) Middleware
5 3 (0.59%) Apache Camel
5 3 (0.59%) J2EE
5 3 (0.59%) LDAP
5 3 (0.59%) PowerMock
5 3 (0.59%) REST
5 3 (0.59%) RESTful
5 3 (0.59%) SOAP
5 3 (0.59%) Spring
6 2 (0.40%) COM
7 1 (0.20%) SAML
7 1 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 141 (27.92%) Data Centre
2 34 (6.73%) User Experience
3 33 (6.53%) Private Cloud
4 30 (5.94%) Public Cloud
5 29 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (5.54%) Driving Licence
7 26 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (4.75%) Enterprise Storage
9 23 (4.55%) CCTV
10 18 (3.56%) Hybrid Cloud
11 17 (3.37%) Management Information System
12 14 (2.77%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.98%) Replication
14 9 (1.78%) Clustering
15 5 (0.99%) CMDB
15 5 (0.99%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.79%) Greenfield Project
17 3 (0.59%) Mainframe
18 2 (0.40%) Blog
18 2 (0.40%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 349 (69.11%) Windows
2 204 (40.40%) Windows Server
3 106 (20.99%) Linux
4 61 (12.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 52 (10.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (7.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (4.36%) Windows 10
8 18 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (2.97%) Unix
10 11 (2.18%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.78%) CentOS
12 5 (0.99%) Android
12 5 (0.99%) Ubuntu
12 5 (0.99%) Windows 8
13 4 (0.79%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (0.79%) Fedora
14 3 (0.59%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.40%) HPUX
15 2 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (27.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 121 (23.96%) ITIL
3 62 (12.28%) Migration
4 55 (10.89%) Service Management
5 43 (8.51%) Change Management
6 42 (8.32%) Mentoring
7 41 (8.12%) ITIL V3
7 41 (8.12%) Presales
8 39 (7.72%) Project Management
9 36 (7.13%) Analytics
10 35 (6.93%) Problem-Solving
11 31 (6.14%) Coaching
12 29 (5.74%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (5.74%) High Availability
13 28 (5.54%) Service Delivery
13 28 (5.54%) Technical Architecture
14 27 (5.35%) DevOps
14 27 (5.35%) Insurtech
14 27 (5.35%) Line Management
15 23 (4.55%) Proactive Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 95 (18.81%) SQL
2 75 (14.85%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.37%) Python
4 14 (2.77%) Java
5 13 (2.57%) Bash Shell
6 12 (2.38%) Shell Script
7 9 (1.78%) C
7 9 (1.78%) R
8 6 (1.19%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.19%) VBScript
9 4 (0.79%) Perl
10 2 (0.40%) C++
10 2 (0.40%) Go
11 1 (0.20%) Jython
11 1 (0.20%) PHP
11 1 (0.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (7.72%) MCSA
3 36 (7.13%) MCSE
4 24 (4.75%) Security Cleared
5 22 (4.36%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (3.17%) Degree
7 15 (2.97%) CCNA
8 13 (2.57%) CCNP
9 11 (2.18%) SC Cleared
10 9 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (1.78%) MCP
11 7 (1.39%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.19%) CCA
12 6 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (0.79%) CCDA
14 3 (0.59%) CCIE
14 3 (0.59%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.59%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (15.05%) SLA
2 17 (3.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.98%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.99%) QA
5 2 (0.40%) BS25999
5 2 (0.40%) PMO
5 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 369 (73.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 259 (51.29%) Active Directory
3 178 (35.25%) Hyper-V
4 90 (17.82%) XenApp
5 57 (11.29%) vSphere
6 53 (10.50%) XenDesktop
7 51 (10.10%) VMware ESXi
8 48 (9.50%) Virtual Machines
9 44 (8.71%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (2.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 11 (2.18%) Docker
11 11 (2.18%) vCloud
12 7 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (0.99%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.79%) DFS Replication
14 4 (0.79%) Postfix
15 3 (0.59%) BitLocker
15 3 (0.59%) NFS
15 3 (0.59%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.40%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 87 (17.23%) SCCM
2 40 (7.92%) SCOM
3 29 (5.74%) Backup Exec
4 25 (4.95%) WSUS
5 22 (4.36%) vCenter Server
6 15 (2.97%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (2.97%) McAfee ePO
7 14 (2.77%) Kubernetes
8 13 (2.57%) Ansible
8 13 (2.57%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (2.57%) Puppet
9 10 (1.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 9 (1.78%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 7 (1.39%) Microsoft Intune
12 6 (1.19%) Nagios
13 5 (0.99%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.79%) NetBackup
14 4 (0.79%) vRealize
15 3 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 284 (56.24%) Microsoft
2 169 (33.47%) Citrix
3 162 (32.08%) Cisco
4 93 (18.42%) NetApp
5 59 (11.68%) Veeam
6 58 (11.49%) HP
7 57 (11.29%) McAfee
8 49 (9.70%) Symantec
9 45 (8.91%) SolarWinds
10 39 (7.72%) Red Hat
11 33 (6.53%) 3PAR
11 33 (6.53%) Dell
11 33 (6.53%) Oracle
12 21 (4.16%) Juniper
13 17 (3.37%) Cylance
13 17 (3.37%) IronPort
14 16 (3.17%) Acronis
14 16 (3.17%) ServiceNow
14 16 (3.17%) Trend Micro
15 14 (2.77%) WatchGuard