Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 42 31
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware 586 565 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.91% 5.59% 6.45%
As % of the Vendors category 15.46% 12.07% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 448 469 538
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,186 £24,350
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £57,500
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 3,790 4,680 5,197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.68% 46.32% 45.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,774 3,623 3,818
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +13 322 £42,500 +9.68% 31
Solihull +13 53 £42,500 +44.07% 5
Coventry +4 39 £40,000 +11.11% 9
Shropshire +8 34 £40,750 +16.43% 2
Staffordshire +12 33 £28,500 -10.94% 12
Dudley +3 29 £26,000 -38.82%
Warwickshire +14 18 £41,250 +19.57% 4
Wolverhampton +13 16 £36,250 +9.85% 1
Worcestershire -17 13 £43,250 +31.06% 7
Herefordshire +1 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Walsall -5 2 £28,500 -17.99% 1
Wednesbury +1 1 £45,000 +25.00%
Sutton Coldfield -25 1 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 412 (70.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 401 (68.43%) Windows
3 322 (54.95%) Microsoft
4 286 (48.81%) Active Directory
5 233 (39.76%) Windows Server
6 232 (39.59%) Data Centre
7 210 (35.84%) Citrix
8 206 (35.15%) Hyper-V
9 195 (33.28%) Cisco
10 173 (29.52%) Firewall
11 161 (27.47%) ITIL
12 159 (27.13%) NetApp
13 157 (26.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 155 (26.45%) MS Exchange
15 154 (26.28%) Office 365
16 151 (25.77%) Microsoft Azure
17 138 (23.55%) Microsoft Certification
18 125 (21.33%) HP
19 122 (20.82%) DNS
19 122 (20.82%) SQL
20 120 (20.48%) WAN
21 113 (19.28%) MCSE
21 113 (19.28%) SCCM
22 112 (19.11%) Windows Server 2012
23 108 (18.43%) Linux
24 106 (18.09%) LAN
25 102 (17.41%) DHCP
26 101 (17.24%) Self-Motivation
27 100 (17.06%) Project Management
28 97 (16.55%) 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
1 155 (26.45%) MS Exchange
2 65 (11.09%) SharePoint
3 43 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (6.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (3.58%) SharePoint Server
7 16 (2.73%) IIS
8 14 (2.39%) Skype for Business
9 11 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2007
10 8 (1.37%) Apache
11 5 (0.85%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.51%) Confluence
12 3 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 81 (13.82%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.17%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 154 (26.28%) Office 365
2 151 (25.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (16.55%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (6.14%) IaaS
5 22 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (3.75%) PaaS
6 21 (3.58%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (3.24%) Amazon S3
8 18 (3.07%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (2.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 16 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (2.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (1.54%) Yammer
12 6 (1.02%) SaaS
13 5 (0.85%) Google Play
14 4 (0.68%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 4 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
15 3 (0.51%) Mimecast
16 2 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 173 (29.52%) Firewall
2 122 (20.82%) DNS
3 120 (20.48%) WAN
4 106 (18.09%) LAN
5 102 (17.41%) DHCP
6 90 (15.36%) SAN
7 46 (7.85%) TCP/IP
8 43 (7.34%) VLAN
9 35 (5.97%) VoIP
10 33 (5.63%) VPN
11 30 (5.12%) Remote Desktop
12 25 (4.27%) Wireless
13 24 (4.10%) IPsec
14 23 (3.92%) Skype
15 20 (3.41%) MPLS
16 18 (3.07%) NAS
17 16 (2.73%) OSPF
18 14 (2.39%) Internet
18 14 (2.39%) Network Security
19 12 (2.05%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.58%) Amazon RDS
3 19 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.07%) MySQL
5 17 (2.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 16 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
7 12 (2.05%) DB2
8 10 (1.71%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.51%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon Aurora
13 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.19%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.19%) Selenium
2 7 (1.19%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.02%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.85%) NUnit
4 5 (0.85%) Protractor
5 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.51%) JIRA
7 2 (0.34%) Ant
7 2 (0.34%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.34%) Gatling
7 2 (0.34%) GitLab
7 2 (0.34%) Maven
7 2 (0.34%) NeoLoad
7 2 (0.34%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.34%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
General
1 49 (8.36%) Finance
2 17 (2.90%) Publishing
3 16 (2.73%) Retail
4 15 (2.56%) Manufacturing
5 13 (2.22%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.02%) Legal
7 3 (0.51%) Advertising
7 3 (0.51%) Automotive
7 3 (0.51%) Local Government
8 1 (0.17%) Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 117 (19.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 90 (15.36%) Architect
3 68 (11.60%) Analyst
4 43 (7.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 42 (7.17%) Technical Architect
6 41 (7.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 40 (6.83%) Solutions Architect
8 38 (6.48%) Support Analyst
9 37 (6.31%) IT Support
10 33 (5.63%) Technical Engineer
11 30 (5.12%) Technical Leader
12 29 (4.95%) IT Engineer
12 29 (4.95%) Support Engineer
13 26 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
14 24 (4.10%) Consultant
14 24 (4.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 23 (3.92%) Infrastructure Support
15 23 (3.92%) Team Leader
16 21 (3.58%) Systems Engineer
17 20 (3.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.78%) Web Services
2 10 (1.71%) .NET
3 8 (1.37%) LDAP
3 8 (1.37%) Middleware
4 6 (1.02%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (1.02%) JSON
4 6 (1.02%) Kafka
4 6 (1.02%) RabbitMQ
4 6 (1.02%) REST
4 6 (1.02%) SOAP
4 6 (1.02%) XML
5 5 (0.85%) COM
5 5 (0.85%) Spring
6 4 (0.68%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.51%) WSH
8 2 (0.34%) Velocity
9 1 (0.17%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 232 (39.59%) Data Centre
2 101 (17.24%) Self-Motivation
3 46 (7.85%) Computer Science
4 39 (6.66%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (4.61%) Management Information System
6 26 (4.44%) Clustering
7 23 (3.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 23 (3.92%) Private Cloud
7 23 (3.92%) Public Cloud
8 21 (3.58%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (3.41%) Driving Licence
10 18 (3.07%) CMDB
11 17 (2.90%) HP StoreVirtual
12 11 (1.88%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.71%) Fat Client
13 10 (1.71%) Thin Client
14 9 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (1.02%) Replication
16 5 (0.85%) Mobile App
16 5 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 401 (68.43%) Windows
2 233 (39.76%) Windows Server
3 112 (19.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 108 (18.43%) Linux
5 91 (15.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 85 (14.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 82 (13.99%) Windows 7
8 57 (9.73%) Windows 8
9 48 (8.19%) Windows 10
10 40 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (2.39%) Windows XP
12 13 (2.22%) Unix
13 11 (1.88%) SUSE
14 10 (1.71%) Ubuntu
15 8 (1.37%) CentOS
16 7 (1.19%) Mac OS
17 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.85%) Android
19 3 (0.51%) HPUX
20 2 (0.34%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (27.47%) ITIL
2 157 (26.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 100 (17.06%) Project Management
4 77 (13.14%) Presales
5 75 (12.80%) Service Delivery
6 60 (10.24%) Service Management
7 57 (9.73%) Problem-Solving
8 55 (9.39%) Line Management
9 53 (9.04%) Incident Management
9 53 (9.04%) PRINCE2
10 52 (8.87%) Data Protection
11 51 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 51 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
12 47 (8.02%) Migration
13 45 (7.68%) ITIL V3
14 42 (7.17%) DevOps
15 41 (7.00%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (6.83%) Continuous Improvement
16 40 (6.83%) Software Engineering
17 39 (6.66%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 122 (20.82%) SQL
2 57 (9.73%) PowerShell
3 21 (3.58%) VBScript
4 20 (3.41%) Bash Shell
5 14 (2.39%) Python
6 5 (0.85%) VB
7 4 (0.68%) PL/SQL
7 4 (0.68%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.51%) Perl
9 2 (0.34%) C
9 2 (0.34%) R
9 2 (0.34%) Ruby
10 1 (0.17%) Java
10 1 (0.17%) PHP
10 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 138 (23.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (19.28%) MCSE
3 75 (12.80%) Degree
4 59 (10.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 58 (9.90%) MCSA
6 50 (8.53%) MCP
7 42 (7.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 42 (7.17%) ITIL Certification
8 37 (6.31%) MCITP
9 36 (6.14%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (3.92%) CISSP
10 23 (3.92%) ISEB
11 22 (3.75%) CCNP
12 20 (3.41%) CCNA
13 17 (2.90%) CEH
13 17 (2.90%) CompTIA Security+
13 17 (2.90%) PMI Certification
13 17 (2.90%) PMP
14 16 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
15 12 (2.05%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.73%) GDPR
2 50 (8.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (8.36%) SLA
4 17 (2.90%) GPG13
5 11 (1.88%) PCI DSS
6 9 (1.54%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (1.02%) ISO 9001
7 6 (1.02%) QA
8 5 (0.85%) COBIT
9 1 (0.17%) IASME
System Software
1 412 (70.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 286 (48.81%) Active Directory
3 206 (35.15%) Hyper-V
4 53 (9.04%) vSphere
5 51 (8.70%) XenApp
6 50 (8.53%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (6.48%) XenDesktop
8 29 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (3.07%) Terminal Services
10 17 (2.90%) Forefront TMG
11 13 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (2.22%) VMware NSX
12 10 (1.71%) Docker
13 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.85%) XenServer
14 4 (0.68%) Firmware
15 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 113 (19.28%) SCCM
2 48 (8.19%) WSUS
3 32 (5.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 21 (3.58%) SCOM
5 15 (2.56%) SCVMM
6 10 (1.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 9 (1.54%) Backup Exec
7 9 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
8 8 (1.37%) Ansible
8 8 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.37%) Puppet
8 8 (1.37%) SCOrch
8 8 (1.37%) vCenter Server
9 7 (1.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 6 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (0.85%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.85%) Linux-HA
11 5 (0.85%) QRadar
11 5 (0.85%) vMotion
11 5 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 322 (54.95%) Microsoft
2 210 (35.84%) Citrix
3 195 (33.28%) Cisco
4 159 (27.13%) NetApp
5 125 (21.33%) HP
6 76 (12.97%) Dell
7 56 (9.56%) CheckPoint
8 47 (8.02%) McAfee
9 37 (6.31%) Red Hat
10 35 (5.97%) Symantec
11 31 (5.29%) IBM
12 30 (5.12%) EMC
13 29 (4.95%) Forcepoint
14 27 (4.61%) SolarWinds
15 21 (3.58%) SonicWALL
15 21 (3.58%) Veeam
16 20 (3.41%) EqualLogic
16 20 (3.41%) Juniper
17 19 (3.24%) Oracle
18 17 (2.90%) Nimble Storage