Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 25 32
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 -8
Permanent jobs citing VMware 620 753 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.36% 7.17% 5.71%
As % of the Vendors category 13.08% 15.52% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 492 558 524
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £64,875 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 4,739 4,853 4,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 48.59% 46.22% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3,550 3,629 3,922
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 January 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 January 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 -7 267 £40,000 +6.67% 19
Coventry +5 61 £37,500 -17.58% 10
Warwickshire -6 51 £33,000 -8.97% 13
Staffordshire +4 50 £33,500 -4.29% 10
Shropshire +24 46 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Solihull -2 46 £30,000 -4.76%
Worcestershire +10 31 £34,750 +7.75% 7
Wolverhampton +1 15 £31,000 +3.33% 4
Halesowen -27 14 - -
Sutton Coldfield +10 13 £42,500 +25.00% 6
Walsall -3 8 £30,000 +1.69% 2
Herefordshire -1 3 £40,000 +19.40%
Wednesbury - 3 £36,000 -
Dudley -3 2 £36,250 +34.26%
West Bromwich -5 1 £40,000 -5.88%
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for VMware.

1 465 (75.00%) Windows
2 414 (66.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 403 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 319 (51.45%) Active Directory
5 291 (46.94%) Windows Server
6 278 (44.84%) Hyper-V
7 257 (41.45%) Citrix
8 178 (28.71%) Firewall
9 155 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 148 (23.87%) Office 365
11 147 (23.71%) MS Exchange
12 145 (23.39%) Microsoft Azure
13 143 (23.06%) Windows Server 2008
14 141 (22.74%) ITIL
14 141 (22.74%) SAN
15 139 (22.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 125 (20.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 91 (14.68%) Cisco
18 90 (14.52%) MCSE
19 88 (14.19%) Linux
20 84 (13.55%) LAN
21 83 (13.39%) WAN
22 82 (13.23%) XenApp
23 78 (12.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 74 (11.94%) vSphere
25 72 (11.61%) SQL
25 72 (11.61%) NetApp
26 70 (11.29%) VMware ESXi
27 68 (10.97%) Microsoft Office
27 68 (10.97%) Project Management

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
1 147 (23.71%) MS Exchange
2 58 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (6.13%) IIS
4 36 (5.81%) Skype for Business
5 35 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (5.00%) SharePoint
7 28 (4.52%) Apache
8 7 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.13%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.65%) CMS
10 3 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.48%) nginx
11 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.16%) Confluence
12 1 (0.16%) Drupal
12 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 68 (10.97%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.65%) Acrobat
3 4 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.65%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.65%) CATIA
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (0.65%) RoboHelp
3 4 (0.65%) Snagit
3 4 (0.65%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) ENOVIA
1 4 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 148 (23.87%) Office 365
2 145 (23.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (4.03%) IaaS
5 24 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
6 22 (3.55%) PaaS
7 14 (2.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 9 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.65%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.65%) SaaS
10 2 (0.32%) Datadog
10 2 (0.32%) Yammer
11 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.16%) Slack
11 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 178 (28.71%) Firewall
2 141 (22.74%) SAN
3 84 (13.55%) LAN
4 83 (13.39%) WAN
5 64 (10.32%) DNS
6 62 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 39 (6.29%) DHCP
8 36 (5.81%) VPN
9 34 (5.48%) NAS
10 31 (5.00%) VoIP
11 27 (4.35%) VLAN
12 25 (4.03%) NetScaler
12 25 (4.03%) Remote Desktop
13 23 (3.71%) Skype
14 21 (3.39%) Internet
15 16 (2.58%) iSCSI
16 15 (2.42%) DDNS
16 15 (2.42%) SSL
17 14 (2.26%) Fibre Channel
17 14 (2.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.81%) MySQL
3 17 (2.74%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.48%) DB2
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.16%) MS Access
8 1 (0.16%) OLAP
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.77%) Jenkins
1 11 (1.77%) MSI
2 10 (1.61%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.13%) InstallShield
5 5 (0.81%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.65%) JIRA
6 4 (0.65%) WiX
7 3 (0.48%) AccuRev
7 3 (0.48%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.48%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.32%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.16%) DbUnit
9 1 (0.16%) jMock
9 1 (0.16%) Maven
9 1 (0.16%) Mockito
9 1 (0.16%) Subversion
9 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 46 (7.42%) Finance
2 17 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 16 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.26%) Games
5 10 (1.61%) Advertising
6 9 (1.45%) Publishing
7 7 (1.13%) Law
7 7 (1.13%) Marketing
7 7 (1.13%) Retail
8 6 (0.97%) Legal
9 5 (0.81%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.48%) Banking
11 2 (0.32%) Automotive
11 2 (0.32%) Back Office
11 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 115 (18.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 102 (16.45%) Analyst
3 60 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 55 (8.87%) Consultant
5 47 (7.58%) Support Analyst
6 42 (6.77%) Architect
7 40 (6.45%) IT Engineer
8 39 (6.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 37 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 37 (5.97%) Technical Support
10 33 (5.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 31 (5.00%) IT Support
12 30 (4.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 30 (4.84%) Technical Engineer
13 29 (4.68%) Server Support
13 29 (4.68%) Technical Specialist
14 28 (4.52%) 2nd Line Support
15 24 (3.87%) Server Engineer
16 22 (3.55%) IT Manager
17 20 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.87%) HTML
2 21 (3.39%) .NET
3 15 (2.42%) HTML5
4 14 (2.26%) Apache Flex
4 14 (2.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 10 (1.61%) CSS
6 9 (1.45%) Web Services
7 8 (1.29%) WAP
8 6 (0.97%) LAMP
9 4 (0.65%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.65%) AngularJS
9 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (0.65%) Dapper ORM
9 4 (0.65%) Entity Framework
9 4 (0.65%) jQuery
9 4 (0.65%) MFC
9 4 (0.65%) Middleware
9 4 (0.65%) NHibernate
9 4 (0.65%) WCF
9 4 (0.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 155 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 49 (7.90%) Management Information System
3 40 (6.45%) Driving Licence
4 35 (5.65%) Enterprise Storage
4 35 (5.65%) Public Cloud
5 32 (5.16%) Computer Science
6 30 (4.84%) Clustering
7 24 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (3.23%) CMDB
9 18 (2.90%) Private Cloud
10 14 (2.26%) Mobile Games
11 13 (2.10%) Replication
12 10 (1.61%) BBC
13 9 (1.45%) Handset
13 9 (1.45%) User Experience
14 6 (0.97%) Blackberry
14 6 (0.97%) PKI
15 5 (0.81%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.81%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 465 (75.00%) Windows
2 291 (46.94%) Windows Server
3 143 (23.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 139 (22.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 88 (14.19%) Linux
6 67 (10.81%) Windows 10
7 47 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 38 (6.13%) Windows 7
9 24 (3.87%) Windows 8
10 19 (3.06%) Android
10 19 (3.06%) CentOS
11 17 (2.74%) Apple iOS
12 16 (2.58%) Unix
13 15 (2.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (1.61%) Windows XP
15 7 (1.13%) Debian
16 5 (0.81%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.48%) HPUX
17 3 (0.48%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (22.74%) ITIL
2 68 (10.97%) Project Management
3 66 (10.65%) Presales
4 64 (10.32%) Service Delivery
5 60 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 54 (8.71%) Line Management
7 43 (6.94%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 36 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 36 (5.81%) Service Management
10 35 (5.65%) PRINCE2
11 33 (5.32%) Software Engineering
12 29 (4.68%) Change Management
12 29 (4.68%) Problem Management
13 27 (4.35%) Business Continuity
14 26 (4.19%) Customer Requirements
15 24 (3.87%) IT Strategy
16 22 (3.55%) Business Development
16 22 (3.55%) Incident Management
17 21 (3.39%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (11.61%) SQL
2 65 (10.48%) PowerShell
3 28 (4.52%) Python
4 27 (4.35%) VBScript
5 25 (4.03%) C#
5 25 (4.03%) JavaScript
6 23 (3.71%) Java
7 22 (3.55%) PHP
8 21 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 21 (3.39%) Perl
9 20 (3.23%) C++
10 12 (1.94%) Ruby
11 11 (1.77%) Shell Script
12 8 (1.29%) C
13 5 (0.81%) VB
14 3 (0.48%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.48%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.32%) Go
16 1 (0.16%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 125 (20.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (14.52%) MCSE
3 78 (12.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 60 (9.68%) Degree
5 51 (8.23%) MCSA
6 43 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (6.77%) MCITP
8 36 (5.81%) Security Cleared
9 35 (5.65%) CCNA
9 35 (5.65%) Citrix Certification
10 34 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
11 32 (5.16%) MCP
12 23 (3.71%) CCA
13 18 (2.90%) CCNP
14 17 (2.74%) SC Cleared
15 16 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
16 13 (2.10%) VCP5
17 11 (1.77%) VCP4
18 10 (1.61%) CISSP
18 10 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (8.06%) SLA
2 25 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (2.42%) COBIT
4 11 (1.77%) GPG13
5 3 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (0.48%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) GDPR
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 414 (66.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 319 (51.45%) Active Directory
3 278 (44.84%) Hyper-V
4 82 (13.23%) XenApp
5 74 (11.94%) vSphere
6 70 (11.29%) VMware ESXi
7 49 (7.90%) XenDesktop
8 41 (6.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 28 (4.52%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (3.55%) VMware Workstation
11 21 (3.39%) Virtual Servers
12 20 (3.23%) Docker
13 11 (1.77%) VirtualBox
14 10 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (1.29%) UAG
16 7 (1.13%) Virtual Desktop
16 7 (1.13%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.81%) BitLocker
17 5 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
17 5 (0.81%) iptables
Systems Management
1 64 (10.32%) SCCM
2 49 (7.90%) SCVMM
3 39 (6.29%) SCOM
4 35 (5.65%) vCenter Server
5 29 (4.68%) Backup Exec
6 27 (4.35%) WSUS
7 24 (3.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 19 (3.06%) Ansible
9 18 (2.90%) SCOrch
10 17 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
10 17 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (2.74%) Puppet
10 17 (2.74%) vMotion
11 12 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (1.77%) Salt
13 10 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 8 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
15 7 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
16 6 (0.97%) SCDPM
17 5 (0.81%) MOM
Vendors
1 403 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 257 (41.45%) Citrix
3 91 (14.68%) Cisco
4 72 (11.61%) NetApp
5 56 (9.03%) Veeam
6 54 (8.71%) HP
7 42 (6.77%) Dell
8 37 (5.97%) EMC
9 35 (5.65%) BMC
10 29 (4.68%) EqualLogic
10 29 (4.68%) Red Hat
11 28 (4.52%) SolarWinds
12 27 (4.35%) Juniper
13 24 (3.87%) Sophos
14 22 (3.55%) Ivanti
15 21 (3.39%) Symantec
16 20 (3.23%) 3PAR
17 17 (2.74%) CheckPoint
17 17 (2.74%) McAfee
18 16 (2.58%) Apple