Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 23 28
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5 +19
Permanent jobs citing VMware 302 573 599
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.04% 7.43% 6.57%
As % of the Vendors category 18.89% 15.72% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 239 513 476
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +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 1,599 3,644 4,212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.86% 47.24% 46.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,287 2,921 3,081
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing VMware as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for VMware in the West Midlands

VMware
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 8 August 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 8 August 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 -28 60 £47,500 +11.76% 6
Solihull +17 59 £44,500 -1.11% 1
Staffordshire +25 56 £47,500 +46.15% 4
Warwickshire +42 54 £43,304 +11.75% 3
Worcestershire +1 18 £39,000 -17.89% 4
Shropshire +34 17 £32,500 -23.53%
Coventry +17 17 £37,000 -1.33% 2
Herefordshire +29 12 £46,250 +40.15% 1
Dudley +5 3 £23,000 -8.00%
West Bromwich - 2 £40,000 - 1
Walsall -1 1 £30,000 -21.57%
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 224 (74.17%) Windows
2 205 (67.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 183 (60.60%) Microsoft
4 152 (50.33%) Azure
5 140 (46.36%) Active Directory
6 134 (44.37%) Windows Server
7 129 (42.72%) Hyper-V
8 122 (40.40%) Office 365
9 94 (31.13%) Citrix
10 81 (26.82%) Cisco
10 81 (26.82%) Firewall
10 81 (26.82%) PowerShell
11 79 (26.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 76 (25.17%) ITIL
13 75 (24.83%) DNS
14 73 (24.17%) Problem-Solving
15 69 (22.85%) MS Exchange
16 63 (20.86%) Data Centre
17 52 (17.22%) Change Management
18 51 (16.89%) DHCP
19 49 (16.23%) Dell
20 48 (15.89%) Veeam
21 46 (15.23%) WAN
21 46 (15.23%) SAN
22 45 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
22 45 (14.90%) Linux
23 43 (14.24%) SQL Server
23 43 (14.24%) LAN
23 43 (14.24%) TCP/IP
24 42 (13.91%) NetApp

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 69 (22.85%) MS Exchange
2 33 (10.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (4.64%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.66%) Skype for Business
5 5 (1.66%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.32%) Apache
7 3 (0.99%) IIS
7 3 (0.99%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.66%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.66%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.66%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.66%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.32%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 152 (50.33%) Azure
2 122 (40.40%) Office 365
3 36 (11.92%) IaaS
4 24 (7.95%) PaaS
5 20 (6.62%) AWS
6 15 (4.97%) GCP
7 5 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.99%) SaaS
10 2 (0.66%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.66%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.33%) G Suite
11 1 (0.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 81 (26.82%) Firewall
2 75 (24.83%) DNS
3 51 (16.89%) DHCP
4 46 (15.23%) SAN
4 46 (15.23%) WAN
5 43 (14.24%) LAN
5 43 (14.24%) TCP/IP
6 41 (13.58%) VPN
7 36 (11.92%) iSCSI
8 20 (6.62%) VLAN
9 16 (5.30%) Internet
10 14 (4.64%) Fibre Channel
11 13 (4.30%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (3.97%) Wireless
13 11 (3.64%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (3.64%) Network Security
14 6 (1.99%) NetScaler
14 6 (1.99%) Skype
15 5 (1.66%) VoIP
16 4 (1.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (14.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.98%) MySQL
3 3 (0.99%) DB2
3 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.33%) Big Data
5 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.33%) MS Access
5 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (6.62%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.99%) Subversion
4 1 (0.33%) DbUnit
4 1 (0.33%) jMock
4 1 (0.33%) JUnit
4 1 (0.33%) Maven
4 1 (0.33%) Mockito
4 1 (0.33%) MSI
4 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
General
1 18 (5.96%) Finance
2 17 (5.63%) Public Sector
2 17 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.30%) Law
4 9 (2.98%) Games
4 9 (2.98%) Marketing
5 7 (2.32%) Digital Economy
6 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.33%) Advertising
7 1 (0.33%) Automotive
7 1 (0.33%) Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Billing
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (19.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (13.25%) Analyst
2 40 (13.25%) IT Engineer
3 31 (10.26%) Infrastructure Support
4 30 (9.93%) Support Engineer
5 24 (7.95%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 23 (7.62%) IT Support
7 21 (6.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 21 (6.95%) Administrator
8 20 (6.62%) Support Analyst
9 19 (6.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (5.96%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 17 (5.63%) Network Engineer
11 17 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
12 15 (4.97%) IT Support Engineer
13 13 (4.30%) Azure Engineer
14 12 (3.97%) NOC Engineer
15 11 (3.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
16 10 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
16 10 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.98%) LDAP
2 7 (2.32%) .NET
2 7 (2.32%) HTML
2 7 (2.32%) LAMP
2 7 (2.32%) YAML
3 3 (0.99%) Spring
4 2 (0.66%) iBATIS
4 2 (0.66%) Middleware
4 2 (0.66%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (0.33%) J2EE
5 1 (0.33%) PowerMock
5 1 (0.33%) REST
5 1 (0.33%) RESTful
5 1 (0.33%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.33%) SAML
5 1 (0.33%) SOAP
5 1 (0.33%) Web Services
5 1 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (20.86%) Data Centre
2 42 (13.91%) Enterprise Storage
3 26 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (5.96%) Clustering
5 17 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 17 (5.63%) Public Cloud
6 16 (5.30%) Driving Licence
7 15 (4.97%) Replication
8 14 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
9 12 (3.97%) Private Cloud
10 7 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
10 7 (2.32%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.99%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (1.99%) FMCG
12 4 (1.32%) CCTV
12 4 (1.32%) Client/Server
12 4 (1.32%) User Experience
13 3 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
14 1 (0.33%) Analytical Mindset
14 1 (0.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 224 (74.17%) Windows
2 134 (44.37%) Windows Server
3 45 (14.90%) Linux
4 34 (11.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (6.95%) Windows 10
6 14 (4.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (3.31%) Windows Server 2016
8 6 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.99%) Unix
8 6 (1.99%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.66%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (0.99%) Android
10 3 (0.99%) VMS
11 1 (0.33%) AIX
11 1 (0.33%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (26.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 76 (25.17%) ITIL
3 73 (24.17%) Problem-Solving
4 52 (17.22%) Change Management
5 40 (13.25%) Line Management
6 38 (12.58%) Problem Management
7 36 (11.92%) Process Improvement
8 34 (11.26%) Server Management
9 25 (8.28%) Decision-Making
9 25 (8.28%) Service Management
10 24 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (7.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (6.29%) Information Security
13 18 (5.96%) DevOps
14 17 (5.63%) Mentoring
14 17 (5.63%) Project Management
15 16 (5.30%) Change Control
15 16 (5.30%) Commercial Awareness
15 16 (5.30%) Strategic Planning
16 14 (4.64%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 81 (26.82%) PowerShell
2 37 (12.25%) SQL
3 25 (8.28%) Bash Shell
3 25 (8.28%) Python
4 10 (3.31%) Java
5 7 (2.32%) PHP
5 7 (2.32%) VBScript
6 5 (1.66%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.99%) Go
8 2 (0.66%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.33%) C
9 1 (0.33%) R
9 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (14.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (12.91%) MCSA
2 39 (12.91%) MCSE
3 29 (9.60%) Security Cleared
4 23 (7.62%) SC Cleared
5 21 (6.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (4.64%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (4.30%) Server+ Certification
8 12 (3.97%) Degree
9 11 (3.64%) DV Cleared
10 10 (3.31%) CCNA
11 8 (2.65%) RHCE
12 6 (1.99%) CCNP
13 4 (1.32%) CCIE
14 3 (0.99%) HNC
15 1 (0.33%) CCA
15 1 (0.33%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.33%) MCITP
15 1 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (8.61%) SLA
3 22 (7.28%) BS25999
3 22 (7.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 10 (3.31%) GDPR
5 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 205 (67.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 140 (46.36%) Active Directory
3 129 (42.72%) Hyper-V
4 42 (13.91%) XenApp
5 30 (9.93%) vSphere
6 29 (9.60%) XenDesktop
7 23 (7.62%) BitLocker
7 23 (7.62%) NFS
8 21 (6.95%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (5.96%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (4.64%) Docker
11 11 (3.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (2.65%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (2.32%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
15 2 (0.66%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.66%) Firmware
15 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
16 1 (0.33%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 38 (12.58%) SCCM
2 29 (9.60%) Backup Exec
2 29 (9.60%) SCOM
3 20 (6.62%) Ansible
3 20 (6.62%) Puppet
4 15 (4.97%) Kubernetes
4 15 (4.97%) Microsoft Clustering
5 11 (3.64%) WSUS
6 10 (3.31%) Terraform
7 9 (2.98%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (2.65%) McAfee ePO
9 5 (1.66%) vCenter Server
10 4 (1.32%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.66%) SCDPM
12 2 (0.66%) SCOrch
12 2 (0.66%) SCSM
12 2 (0.66%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 183 (60.60%) Microsoft
2 94 (31.13%) Citrix
3 81 (26.82%) Cisco
4 49 (16.23%) Dell
5 48 (15.89%) Veeam
6 42 (13.91%) NetApp
7 25 (8.28%) Sophos
8 19 (6.29%) Red Hat
9 16 (5.30%) EqualLogic
10 15 (4.97%) HP
11 12 (3.97%) Juniper
12 10 (3.31%) McAfee
12 10 (3.31%) Oracle
12 10 (3.31%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.98%) Symantec
14 6 (1.99%) CheckPoint
14 6 (1.99%) CommVault
14 6 (1.99%) Palo Alto
15 5 (1.66%) Google
15 5 (1.66%) Siemens