Period
to 20 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 34 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMware 701 590 648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 7.21% 5.96% 5.65%
As % of the Vendors category 14.56% 13.59% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 523 468 553
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +4.11%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,538 £62,400
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

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 4,813 4,340 5,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.54% 43.86% 44.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,507 3,322 4,077
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,250 £60,475 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 April 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 April 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 +6 359 £40,000 -7.24% 13
Coventry +4 61 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Staffordshire +25 59 £33,500 -4.29% 11
Warwickshire -10 57 £33,000 -5.71% 5
Worcestershire +21 36 £40,000 +21.21% 5
Solihull +10 29 £36,625 +14.45% 5
Shropshire +3 25 £21,000 -40.00% 7
Wolverhampton -4 21 £31,000 -22.50% 1
Sutton Coldfield +15 18 £37,000 -40.32% 1
Walsall +4 8 £30,250 -24.38% 1
Halesowen - 8 - - 1
West Bromwich +3 2 £36,250 -25.26%
Dudley -7 2 £36,250 +39.42%
Herefordshire +21 1 £55,000 +64.18%
Wednesbury - 1 £36,000 -
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 495 (70.61%) Windows
2 446 (63.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 421 (60.06%) Microsoft
4 323 (46.08%) Active Directory
4 323 (46.08%) Windows Server
5 269 (38.37%) Hyper-V
6 264 (37.66%) Citrix
7 217 (30.96%) Data Centre
8 177 (25.25%) ITIL
9 174 (24.82%) Office 365
10 166 (23.68%) Firewall
11 163 (23.25%) Microsoft Azure
12 140 (19.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 137 (19.54%) MS Exchange
14 126 (17.97%) Degree
15 124 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification
16 122 (17.40%) Presales
17 117 (16.69%) Windows Server 2008
18 116 (16.55%) SQL
19 114 (16.26%) XenApp
20 113 (16.12%) Cisco
20 113 (16.12%) SAN
21 112 (15.98%) Windows 10
22 111 (15.83%) Service Delivery
23 110 (15.69%) Self-Motivation
24 109 (15.55%) WAN
24 109 (15.55%) Linux
25 104 (14.84%) SQL Server
26 103 (14.69%) MCSE
27 101 (14.41%) 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
1 137 (19.54%) MS Exchange
2 59 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (6.13%) IIS
4 37 (5.28%) SharePoint
5 36 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (4.42%) Skype for Business
7 19 (2.71%) Apache
8 15 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.86%) Anypoint
10 6 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (0.86%) JBoss
10 6 (0.86%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.71%) nginx
12 3 (0.43%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.43%) CMS
12 3 (0.43%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
14 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (11.84%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.57%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.57%) CATIA
3 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.29%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.29%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.29%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (0.57%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 174 (24.82%) Office 365
2 163 (23.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 101 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (6.56%) IaaS
4 46 (6.56%) PaaS
5 36 (5.14%) Amazon EC2
6 21 (3.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 13 (1.85%) SaaS
8 12 (1.71%) CloudFront
9 9 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.00%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.86%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
12 5 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.57%) SoftLayer
14 3 (0.43%) IBM PureFlex
14 3 (0.43%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 2 (0.29%) Bluemix
15 2 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 166 (23.68%) Firewall
2 113 (16.12%) SAN
3 109 (15.55%) WAN
4 94 (13.41%) LAN
5 62 (8.84%) DNS
6 54 (7.70%) TCP/IP
7 44 (6.28%) DHCP
8 40 (5.71%) NetScaler
9 37 (5.28%) VLAN
10 36 (5.14%) VoIP
11 34 (4.85%) VPN
12 32 (4.56%) Remote Desktop
13 29 (4.14%) Wireless
14 28 (3.99%) SSL
15 25 (3.57%) IPsec
16 22 (3.14%) Internet
17 19 (2.71%) Network Security
18 17 (2.43%) Fibre Channel
18 17 (2.43%) NAS
19 16 (2.28%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (14.84%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.71%) MySQL
3 13 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
4 12 (1.71%) MongoDB
4 12 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
5 9 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.28%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.86%) DTS
8 6 (0.86%) EDRMS
9 4 (0.57%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 30 (4.28%) Jenkins
2 13 (1.85%) MSI
3 12 (1.71%) Git (software)
3 12 (1.71%) GoCD
3 12 (1.71%) WiX
4 9 (1.28%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.29%) AccuRev
7 2 (0.29%) JIRA
7 2 (0.29%) LabVIEW
7 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.14%) Vagrant
General
1 76 (10.84%) Finance
2 14 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (1.57%) Law
3 11 (1.57%) Publishing
4 8 (1.14%) Games
5 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 5 (0.71%) Advertising
7 5 (0.71%) Banking
7 5 (0.71%) Legal
8 3 (0.43%) Marketing
8 3 (0.43%) Retail
9 2 (0.29%) French Language
9 2 (0.29%) German Language
9 2 (0.29%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.29%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 137 (19.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 87 (12.41%) Consultant
3 70 (9.99%) Analyst
4 68 (9.70%) Architect
5 59 (8.42%) IT Engineer
6 50 (7.13%) Technical Specialist
7 46 (6.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 45 (6.42%) Support Engineer
9 41 (5.85%) Support Analyst
10 37 (5.28%) Solutions Architect
11 36 (5.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 35 (4.99%) IT Support
13 34 (4.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 34 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
14 33 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
15 31 (4.42%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 28 (3.99%) Technical Support
17 26 (3.71%) 2nd Line Support
17 26 (3.71%) Administrator
17 26 (3.71%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.42%) Web Services
2 23 (3.28%) .NET
2 23 (3.28%) HTML
3 15 (2.14%) CSS
3 15 (2.14%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (1.71%) .NET Framework
4 12 (1.71%) AngularJS
4 12 (1.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (1.71%) Dapper ORM
4 12 (1.71%) Entity Framework
4 12 (1.71%) MFC
4 12 (1.71%) NHibernate
4 12 (1.71%) WCF
4 12 (1.71%) WPF
5 9 (1.28%) Angular 2
6 8 (1.14%) Apache Flex
6 8 (1.14%) HTML5
6 8 (1.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 7 (1.00%) WSH
8 6 (0.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 217 (30.96%) Data Centre
2 110 (15.69%) Self-Motivation
3 95 (13.55%) Computer Science
4 43 (6.13%) Public Cloud
5 37 (5.28%) Driving Licence
6 34 (4.85%) CMDB
7 33 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (4.28%) Management Information System
9 29 (4.14%) Private Cloud
10 21 (3.00%) User Experience
11 12 (1.71%) FlexPod
11 12 (1.71%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.43%) Clustering
13 9 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
13 9 (1.28%) PKI
14 8 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
14 8 (1.14%) Mobile Games
14 8 (1.14%) Replication
15 7 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 495 (70.61%) Windows
2 323 (46.08%) Windows Server
3 140 (19.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 117 (16.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 112 (15.98%) Windows 10
6 109 (15.55%) Linux
7 69 (9.84%) Windows 7
8 41 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (4.42%) Windows 8
10 19 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (2.14%) CentOS
11 15 (2.14%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.00%) Unix
13 12 (1.71%) Android
14 10 (1.43%) Ubuntu
15 9 (1.28%) Debian
16 8 (1.14%) Apple iOS
17 6 (0.86%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.43%) AIX
18 3 (0.43%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (25.25%) ITIL
2 122 (17.40%) Presales
3 111 (15.83%) Service Delivery
4 90 (12.84%) Project Management
5 82 (11.70%) Software Engineering
6 62 (8.84%) Line Management
7 60 (8.56%) Continuous Improvement
8 59 (8.42%) PRINCE2
9 57 (8.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 56 (7.99%) Root Cause Analysis
11 43 (6.13%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (6.13%) Problem-Solving
12 40 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
13 37 (5.28%) ITIL V3
13 37 (5.28%) Load Balancing
14 35 (4.99%) IT Strategy
15 34 (4.85%) Migration
15 34 (4.85%) Requirements Analysis
16 32 (4.56%) Business Continuity
17 31 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (16.55%) SQL
2 73 (10.41%) PowerShell
3 38 (5.42%) VBScript
4 28 (3.99%) Python
5 26 (3.71%) Bash Shell
6 25 (3.57%) C#
7 23 (3.28%) Java
8 15 (2.14%) JavaScript
9 14 (2.00%) PHP
10 12 (1.71%) Jython
11 11 (1.57%) C++
12 7 (1.00%) Perl
13 6 (0.86%) C
13 6 (0.86%) Go
14 5 (0.71%) VB
15 2 (0.29%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 126 (17.97%) Degree
2 124 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 103 (14.69%) MCSE
4 94 (13.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 79 (11.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 62 (8.84%) MCP
7 61 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (5.99%) CCNP
9 36 (5.14%) MCSA
10 33 (4.71%) MCITP
11 32 (4.56%) ITIL Certification
12 31 (4.42%) CCNA
13 25 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
14 24 (3.42%) Security Cleared
15 23 (3.28%) CCA
16 16 (2.28%) VCP5
17 15 (2.14%) CCIE
18 14 (2.00%) SC Cleared
19 12 (1.71%) CCDP
19 12 (1.71%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (9.42%) SLA
2 42 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (3.42%) COBIT
4 12 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (1.57%) GPG13
6 4 (0.57%) QA
7 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.14%) GDPR
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.14%) PMO
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 446 (63.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 323 (46.08%) Active Directory
3 269 (38.37%) Hyper-V
4 114 (16.26%) XenApp
5 98 (13.98%) VMware ESXi
6 87 (12.41%) vSphere
7 81 (11.55%) XenDesktop
8 73 (10.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 49 (6.99%) Virtual Machines
10 29 (4.14%) Docker
11 26 (3.71%) VMware Workstation
12 22 (3.14%) Virtual Desktop
13 16 (2.28%) Virtual Servers
14 14 (2.00%) VMware NSX
15 13 (1.85%) Xen
16 11 (1.57%) VirtualBox
17 9 (1.28%) BitLocker
18 7 (1.00%) Firmware
18 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 5 (0.71%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 87 (12.41%) SCVMM
2 86 (12.27%) SCCM
3 45 (6.42%) vCenter Server
4 36 (5.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 33 (4.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 32 (4.56%) SCOrch
6 32 (4.56%) vMotion
7 28 (3.99%) Backup Exec
8 23 (3.28%) WSUS
9 22 (3.14%) SCDPM
10 21 (3.00%) Nagios
10 21 (3.00%) SCSM
11 19 (2.71%) Kubernetes
11 19 (2.71%) Puppet
12 17 (2.43%) Ansible
12 17 (2.43%) SCOM
13 15 (2.14%) Kibana
13 15 (2.14%) logstash
14 13 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
15 12 (1.71%) Graphite
Vendors
1 421 (60.06%) Microsoft
2 264 (37.66%) Citrix
3 113 (16.12%) Cisco
4 80 (11.41%) HP
5 60 (8.56%) NetApp
6 53 (7.56%) Veeam
7 38 (5.42%) SolarWinds
8 36 (5.14%) EMC
9 35 (4.99%) BMC
9 35 (4.99%) F5
10 34 (4.85%) CheckPoint
11 32 (4.56%) Fortinet
12 29 (4.14%) Ivanti
12 29 (4.14%) Juniper
13 28 (3.99%) IBM
13 28 (3.99%) Sophos
14 27 (3.85%) Red Hat
15 23 (3.28%) 3PAR
15 23 (3.28%) McAfee
15 23 (3.28%) Meraki