Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 44 40
Rank change year-on-year +15 -4 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware 566 527 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.44% 5.27% 5.70%
As % of the Vendors category 14.03% 12.11% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 439 439 502
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,000 £25,775
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £61,250
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 4,034 4,350 5,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.89% 43.50% 45.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,963 3,403 4,051
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
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 September 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 September 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 +16 316 £40,000 +3.90% 27
Coventry +23 53 £39,500 +8.22% 10
Solihull +13 38 £42,500 +66.67% 6
Shropshire +29 32 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Staffordshire 0 28 £32,500 +11.11% 3
Dudley - 24 £26,000 - 1
Worcestershire -10 19 £40,000 +21.21% 3
Wolverhampton +14 18 £37,500 +2.74% 1
Warwickshire -17 16 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Herefordshire +9 2 £30,000 +25.05% 1
Walsall 0 2 £28,500 -21.92% 1
Sutton Coldfield - 2 £30,750 - 3
Kingswinford - 1 £32,500 -
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 393 (69.43%) Windows
2 368 (65.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 301 (53.18%) Microsoft
4 266 (47.00%) Active Directory
5 264 (46.64%) Windows Server
6 210 (37.10%) Data Centre
7 183 (32.33%) Firewall
8 175 (30.92%) Cisco
8 175 (30.92%) Citrix
9 164 (28.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 160 (28.27%) Hyper-V
11 151 (26.68%) Office 365
12 146 (25.80%) MS Exchange
12 146 (25.80%) ITIL
13 127 (22.44%) NetApp
13 127 (22.44%) WAN
14 125 (22.08%) SQL
15 123 (21.73%) Microsoft Certification
15 123 (21.73%) Microsoft Azure
16 117 (20.67%) Windows Server 2012
17 112 (19.79%) SQL Server
18 110 (19.43%) LAN
18 110 (19.43%) Linux
19 106 (18.73%) Self-Motivation
20 103 (18.20%) MCSE
20 103 (18.20%) HP
21 102 (18.02%) Project Management
22 99 (17.49%) SAN
23 97 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
24 96 (16.96%) DNS

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
1 146 (25.80%) MS Exchange
2 50 (8.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (7.24%) SharePoint
4 30 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 22 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (2.83%) IIS
7 12 (2.12%) Apache
8 11 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.41%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.35%) Anypoint
12 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.35%) CMS
12 2 (0.35%) Confluence
12 2 (0.35%) JBoss
13 1 (0.18%) IBM Domino
13 1 (0.18%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 79 (13.96%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 151 (26.68%) Office 365
2 123 (21.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 90 (15.90%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (7.24%) IaaS
5 33 (5.83%) PaaS
6 12 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (1.59%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (1.24%) SaaS
11 6 (1.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (1.06%) Mimecast
12 5 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 4 (0.71%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 4 (0.71%) CloudFront
13 4 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.71%) Yammer
14 3 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 183 (32.33%) Firewall
2 127 (22.44%) WAN
3 110 (19.43%) LAN
4 99 (17.49%) SAN
5 96 (16.96%) DNS
6 78 (13.78%) DHCP
7 42 (7.42%) TCP/IP
8 37 (6.54%) VoIP
9 35 (6.18%) VPN
10 34 (6.01%) IPsec
11 33 (5.83%) VLAN
12 32 (5.65%) Wireless
13 31 (5.48%) Remote Desktop
14 21 (3.71%) SSL
15 20 (3.53%) MPLS
16 19 (3.36%) Network Security
17 16 (2.83%) Internet
17 16 (2.83%) NAS
17 16 (2.83%) NetScaler
18 15 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (19.79%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.06%) MySQL
3 21 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
4 15 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (1.77%) NoSQL
6 9 (1.59%) DB2
6 9 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 9 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (1.41%) Relational Database
7 8 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.06%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.35%) DTS
12 2 (0.35%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 15 (2.65%) Jenkins
2 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (0.71%) GoCD
3 4 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.53%) MSI
4 3 (0.53%) WiX
5 2 (0.35%) Ant
5 2 (0.35%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.35%) GitLab
5 2 (0.35%) JIRA
5 2 (0.35%) Maven
5 2 (0.35%) NeoLoad
5 2 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.35%) Selenium
5 2 (0.35%) SonarQube
5 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.35%) Travis CI
5 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 69 (12.19%) Finance
2 19 (3.36%) Publishing
3 13 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.94%) Retail
5 10 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.71%) Advertising
7 3 (0.53%) Automotive
7 3 (0.53%) Banking
7 3 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.53%) Legal
8 2 (0.35%) Marketing
9 1 (0.18%) Games
9 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 122 (21.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 73 (12.90%) Architect
3 70 (12.37%) Analyst
4 48 (8.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 42 (7.42%) IT Support
6 40 (7.07%) IT Engineer
6 40 (7.07%) Solutions Architect
6 40 (7.07%) Support Analyst
7 35 (6.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 34 (6.01%) Consultant
9 30 (5.30%) Support Engineer
9 30 (5.30%) Technical Engineer
10 29 (5.12%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 29 (5.12%) SCCM Engineer
11 28 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
12 23 (4.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 20 (3.53%) Infrastructure Support
13 20 (3.53%) Team Leader
13 20 (3.53%) Technical Architect
13 20 (3.53%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.71%) Web Services
2 10 (1.77%) .NET
3 8 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
4 7 (1.24%) COM
5 6 (1.06%) Middleware
5 6 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (0.71%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (0.71%) JSON
6 4 (0.71%) Kafka
6 4 (0.71%) LDAP
6 4 (0.71%) REST
6 4 (0.71%) SOAP
6 4 (0.71%) XML
7 3 (0.53%) Angular 2
7 3 (0.53%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.53%) CSS
7 3 (0.53%) Dapper ORM
7 3 (0.53%) HTML
7 3 (0.53%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 210 (37.10%) Data Centre
2 106 (18.73%) Self-Motivation
3 68 (12.01%) Computer Science
4 34 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (4.95%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.89%) Public Cloud
7 20 (3.53%) CMDB
8 19 (3.36%) Driving Licence
9 17 (3.00%) HP StoreVirtual
10 16 (2.83%) Clustering
11 11 (1.94%) Fat Client
11 11 (1.94%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.59%) FlexPod
12 9 (1.59%) Private Cloud
13 8 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (1.24%) Client/Server
15 6 (1.06%) Replication
16 5 (0.88%) Virtual Team
17 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
18 3 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 393 (69.43%) Windows
2 264 (46.64%) Windows Server
3 117 (20.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 110 (19.43%) Linux
5 97 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 88 (15.55%) Windows 7
7 74 (13.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 62 (10.95%) Windows 10
9 56 (9.89%) Windows 8
10 35 (6.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (4.06%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.47%) Unix
13 13 (2.30%) CentOS
14 11 (1.94%) SUSE
14 11 (1.94%) Ubuntu
15 7 (1.24%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.53%) HPUX
17 2 (0.35%) DC/OS
18 1 (0.18%) Data ONTAP
18 1 (0.18%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (28.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 146 (25.80%) ITIL
3 102 (18.02%) Project Management
4 74 (13.07%) Presales
5 68 (12.01%) Service Delivery
6 63 (11.13%) Software Engineering
7 62 (10.95%) PRINCE2
8 54 (9.54%) Root Cause Analysis
9 49 (8.66%) Service Management
10 45 (7.95%) Incident Management
11 44 (7.77%) Load Balancing
11 44 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
12 43 (7.60%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (7.60%) Line Management
12 43 (7.60%) Migration
13 42 (7.42%) ITIL V3
14 41 (7.24%) Continuous Improvement
15 37 (6.54%) Technical Architecture
16 35 (6.18%) IT Strategy
16 35 (6.18%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 125 (22.08%) SQL
2 71 (12.54%) PowerShell
3 35 (6.18%) VBScript
4 25 (4.42%) Bash Shell
5 21 (3.71%) Python
6 11 (1.94%) VB
7 10 (1.77%) Java
8 6 (1.06%) C#
9 4 (0.71%) Jython
9 4 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 4 (0.71%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.53%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.53%) Perl
10 3 (0.53%) PHP
11 2 (0.35%) Ruby
12 1 (0.18%) C++
12 1 (0.18%) Go
12 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 123 (21.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 103 (18.20%) MCSE
3 91 (16.08%) Degree
4 65 (11.48%) Computer Science Degree
5 62 (10.95%) MCP
6 52 (9.19%) MCSA
7 47 (8.30%) Cisco Certification
8 38 (6.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (5.30%) CCNP
9 30 (5.30%) ITIL Certification
10 27 (4.77%) MCITP
11 25 (4.42%) ISEB
12 23 (4.06%) CCNA
13 22 (3.89%) CISSP
14 19 (3.36%) CEH
14 19 (3.36%) CompTIA Security+
14 19 (3.36%) PMI Certification
14 19 (3.36%) PMP
15 11 (1.94%) HNC
16 10 (1.77%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (11.84%) SLA
2 62 (10.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (5.12%) GDPR
4 19 (3.36%) GPG13
5 17 (3.00%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (2.65%) COBIT
7 8 (1.41%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.71%) QA
9 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.18%) IASME
System Software
1 368 (65.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 266 (47.00%) Active Directory
3 160 (28.27%) Hyper-V
4 71 (12.54%) VMware ESXi
5 63 (11.13%) vSphere
6 48 (8.48%) XenApp
7 39 (6.89%) XenDesktop
8 19 (3.36%) VMware NSX
9 18 (3.18%) Microsoft App-V
10 17 (3.00%) Forefront TMG
11 16 (2.83%) Docker
11 16 (2.83%) Terminal Services
12 13 (2.30%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (1.24%) Firmware
14 5 (0.88%) XenServer
15 4 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
15 4 (0.71%) Xen
16 3 (0.53%) VirtualBox
16 3 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 92 (16.25%) SCCM
2 41 (7.24%) WSUS
3 23 (4.06%) SCVMM
4 16 (2.83%) vCenter Server
5 13 (2.30%) Ansible
5 13 (2.30%) Puppet
5 13 (2.30%) vMotion
6 12 (2.12%) Kubernetes
6 12 (2.12%) SCOM
7 11 (1.94%) CASB
7 11 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (1.94%) QRadar
7 11 (1.94%) WhatsUp Gold
8 10 (1.77%) Cisco Prime
9 9 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.41%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.06%) Kibana
11 6 (1.06%) logstash
11 6 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.88%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 301 (53.18%) Microsoft
2 175 (30.92%) Cisco
2 175 (30.92%) Citrix
3 127 (22.44%) NetApp
4 103 (18.20%) HP
5 65 (11.48%) CheckPoint
6 39 (6.89%) SolarWinds
7 36 (6.36%) Dell
8 33 (5.83%) Red Hat
9 32 (5.65%) EMC
10 30 (5.30%) F5
10 30 (5.30%) McAfee
11 28 (4.95%) Veeam
12 24 (4.24%) Fortinet
12 24 (4.24%) Juniper
13 23 (4.06%) Meraki
14 21 (3.71%) Oracle
15 20 (3.53%) SonicWALL
16 19 (3.36%) Sophos
17 16 (2.83%) Ivanti