The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 56 93 74
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -19
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 79 31 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.08% 1.76% 3.38%
As % of the System Software category 35.11% 26.05% 47.06%
Number of salaries quoted 68 21 68
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,500 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £44,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.23%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
225 119 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.62% 6.77% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 198 85 136
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £44,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cheshire region.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in Cheshire

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Histogram in Cheshire

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 21 £33,250 -19.87% 3
Wilmslow 0 16 £34,000 +23.63%
Chester +20 8 £30,000 - 2
Runcorn +3 6 £25,000 - 1
Knutsford - 3 £47,000 - 1
Macclesfield - 3 £29,500 -
Northwich +2 2 £32,500 +30.00%
Daresbury - 2 £46,250 -
Crewe +17 1 £32,500 -2.98%
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 - -
Sandbach - 1 £25,000 -
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure.

1 142 (100.00%) VMware
2 84 (59.15%) Windows
3 72 (50.70%) Microsoft
4 66 (46.48%) Citrix
5 53 (37.32%) Finance
6 47 (33.10%) Active Directory
7 37 (26.06%) Hyper-V
8 35 (24.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
10 32 (22.54%) SQL
11 30 (21.13%) Cisco
11 30 (21.13%) LAN
11 30 (21.13%) WAN
11 30 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (21.13%) XenApp
12 27 (19.01%) NetApp
13 26 (18.31%) SLA
14 25 (17.61%) UNIX
14 25 (17.61%) IIS
15 24 (16.90%) MS Exchange
15 24 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (16.90%) XenDesktop
16 23 (16.20%) Back Office
17 22 (15.49%) Degree
18 21 (14.79%) Wi-Fi
18 21 (14.79%) HP
19 20 (14.08%) Linux
19 20 (14.08%) SAN
19 20 (14.08%) VMware ESX
20 18 (12.68%) VPN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware Infrastructure. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (17.61%) IIS
2 24 (16.90%) MS Exchange
3 16 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.63%) Lync
5 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.52%) Apache
6 5 (3.52%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 16 (11.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.93%) Office 365
2 4 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.41%) SaaS
3 2 (1.41%) PaaS
3 2 (1.41%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Terremark
4 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.13%) LAN
1 30 (21.13%) WAN
2 21 (14.79%) Wi-Fi
3 20 (14.08%) SAN
4 18 (12.68%) VPN
5 16 (11.27%) DNS
5 16 (11.27%) TCP/IP
6 14 (9.86%) DHCP
7 11 (7.75%) iSCSI
8 9 (6.34%) Firewall
9 8 (5.63%) Network Security
10 6 (4.23%) NAS
11 5 (3.52%) ADSL
12 4 (2.82%) Wireless
13 3 (2.11%) VLAN
13 3 (2.11%) HTTP
13 3 (2.11%) VoIP
13 3 (2.11%) Internet
14 2 (1.41%) MPLS
14 2 (1.41%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) MySQL
3 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) JIRA
2 3 (2.11%) Selenium
2 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.11%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.11%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.11%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.11%) JMeter
2 3 (2.11%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.70%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 53 (37.32%) Finance
2 23 (16.20%) Back Office
3 2 (1.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.41%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.70%) Legal
4 1 (0.70%) Publishing
4 1 (0.70%) Games
4 1 (0.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (19.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (18.31%) Support Engineer
3 22 (15.49%) Administrator
4 20 (14.08%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (9.15%) Analyst
5 13 (9.15%) Consultant
6 11 (7.75%) Citrix Support
6 11 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (7.04%) Server Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Windows Support Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Server Support Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Windows Server Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Citrix Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (6.34%) Server Support
9 7 (4.93%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
10 6 (4.23%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.23%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) .NET
2 3 (2.11%) J2EE
2 3 (2.11%) JSP
2 3 (2.11%) SOAP
2 3 (2.11%) XML
2 3 (2.11%) REST
3 1 (0.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.70%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.75%) Thin Client
1 11 (7.75%) Fat Client
2 7 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.11%) iPhone
5 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) PKI
6 1 (0.70%) Statistics
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.70%) Life Science
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
6 1 (0.70%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 84 (59.15%) Windows
2 34 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (17.61%) UNIX
4 24 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (14.08%) Linux
6 11 (7.75%) Windows 2000
6 11 (7.75%) Windows 7
7 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.34%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.34%) VMS
9 8 (5.63%) Solaris
10 7 (4.93%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.82%) Android
13 2 (1.41%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.41%) CentOS
13 2 (1.41%) HPUX
14 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (11.97%) ITIL
3 14 (9.86%) Service Delivery
4 12 (8.45%) Change Management
5 9 (6.34%) Change Control
6 7 (4.93%) Test Scripting
6 7 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.82%) DevOps
8 3 (2.11%) Test Management
8 3 (2.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (2.11%) Information Security
8 3 (2.11%) Information Security Management
8 3 (2.11%) Security Management
8 3 (2.11%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (2.11%) Test Strategy
9 2 (1.41%) Network Design
9 2 (1.41%) Validation
9 2 (1.41%) Migration
9 2 (1.41%) Project Management
9 2 (1.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.54%) SQL
2 11 (7.75%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.93%) C#
3 7 (4.93%) C++
4 6 (4.23%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.52%) C
5 5 (3.52%) VB
6 4 (2.82%) Java
7 3 (2.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.41%) Perl
8 2 (1.41%) PHP
9 1 (0.70%) Python
9 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.70%) Ruby
9 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (21.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (15.49%) Degree
3 14 (9.86%) MCTS
3 14 (9.86%) MCITP
4 13 (9.15%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (7.75%) MCSE
5 11 (7.75%) CCA
6 8 (5.63%) MCSA
7 7 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.52%) MCP
9 3 (2.11%) ISEB
9 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.11%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.41%) MCT
10 2 (1.41%) CCNP
10 2 (1.41%) CCNA
11 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.31%) SLA
2 9 (6.34%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (33.10%) Active Directory
2 37 (26.06%) Hyper-V
3 30 (21.13%) XenApp
4 24 (16.90%) XenDesktop
5 20 (14.08%) VMware ESX
6 11 (7.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 11 (7.75%) vSphere
7 8 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.11%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.41%) XenServer
11 1 (0.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (3.52%) SCCM
2 4 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.11%) SCOM
3 3 (2.11%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.11%) WSUS
3 3 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.41%) Nagios
4 2 (1.41%) Puppet
4 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (1.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.70%) Cacti
5 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.70%) nmon
5 1 (0.70%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.70%) Opsview
Vendors
1 142 (100.00%) VMware
2 72 (50.70%) Microsoft
3 66 (46.48%) Citrix
4 30 (21.13%) Cisco
5 27 (19.01%) NetApp
6 21 (14.79%) HP
7 16 (11.27%) EMC
8 15 (10.56%) Oracle
9 9 (6.34%) Symantec
10 7 (4.93%) Dell
11 5 (3.52%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.52%) Sophos
11 5 (3.52%) Aerohive Networks
12 4 (2.82%) NETGEAR
12 4 (2.82%) Kaspersky
12 4 (2.82%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.82%) Avaya
13 3 (2.11%) CommVault
13 3 (2.11%) SAP
13 3 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cheshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance and substantial bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bouns + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago