The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 64 87 83
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 58 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.14% 1.92% 2.52%
As % of the System Software category 34.52% 30.08% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 43
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £18,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £51,500 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
168 123 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.11% 6.38% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 115 82 125
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -10 26 £37,500 - 5
Wilmslow +5 7 £30,000 +81.81%
Crewe +11 5 - -
Northwich 0 4 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Chester +12 3 £40,000 +102.53%
Runcorn - 3 £27,500 -
Macclesfield +15 2 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
Sandbach - 1 £26,500 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (75.56%) Windows
3 44 (48.89%) Microsoft
4 38 (42.22%) Citrix
4 38 (42.22%) Hyper-V
5 34 (37.78%) MS Excel
6 31 (34.44%) SQL
6 31 (34.44%) IIS
6 31 (34.44%) Active Directory
6 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (26.67%) Finance
7 24 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (25.56%) Cisco
9 22 (24.44%) ITIL
9 22 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
10 20 (22.22%) MCSE
10 20 (22.22%) XenApp
10 20 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 19 (21.11%) MS Exchange
12 17 (18.89%) DNS
13 14 (15.56%) Firewall
13 14 (15.56%) Project Management
13 14 (15.56%) SLA
14 13 (14.44%) Apache
14 13 (14.44%) MCP
14 13 (14.44%) NetApp
15 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
15 12 (13.33%) Windows XP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 31 (34.44%) IIS
2 19 (21.11%) MS Exchange
3 13 (14.44%) Apache
4 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.22%) Lync
8 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
9 1 (1.11%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (37.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) IaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.89%) DNS
2 14 (15.56%) Firewall
3 12 (13.33%) LAN
3 12 (13.33%) WAN
4 10 (11.11%) SMTP
4 10 (11.11%) FTP
5 9 (10.00%) SAN
6 8 (8.89%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (5.56%) VPN
8 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
9 3 (3.33%) DHCP
10 2 (2.22%) ADSL
10 2 (2.22%) Wireless
10 2 (2.22%) IPsec
10 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.22%) NAS
10 2 (2.22%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.11%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.11%) Network Security
11 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.11%) DB2
5 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (1.11%) TestComplete
2 1 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.11%) NUnit
General
1 24 (26.67%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Back Office
3 9 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.56%) Retail
5 3 (3.33%) Games
5 3 (3.33%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) Consultant
2 14 (15.56%) Analyst
3 13 (14.44%) Technical Consultant
4 12 (13.33%) Support Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (12.22%) Administrator
6 9 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (8.89%) Architect
7 8 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Implementation Consultant
7 8 (8.89%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 8 (8.89%) IT Support
8 7 (7.78%) Technical Implementation Consultant
8 7 (7.78%) Trainee
9 6 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Trainee Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Trainee Support Analyst
9 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) .NET
1 2 (2.22%) Web Services
1 2 (2.22%) RESTful
2 1 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) LAMP
2 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) N-Tier
1 8 (8.89%) Replication
2 5 (5.56%) Firmware
2 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.33%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.22%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 68 (75.56%) Windows
2 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (13.33%) Windows XP
6 11 (12.22%) Windows 7
7 8 (8.89%) Windows 8
8 7 (7.78%) UNIX
9 3 (3.33%) Linux
9 3 (3.33%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.33%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.11%) SUSE
10 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.11%) Android
10 1 (1.11%) VMS
10 1 (1.11%) OS/400
10 1 (1.11%) zOS
10 1 (1.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) ITIL
2 20 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (15.56%) Project Management
4 10 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 3 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 3 (3.33%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.33%) CRM
5 3 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.22%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.22%) Migration
6 2 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.22%) Test Automation
6 2 (2.22%) Product Management
7 1 (1.11%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (1.11%) TDD
7 1 (1.11%) Kanban
7 1 (1.11%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.44%) SQL
2 4 (4.44%) C
2 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.33%) VBScript
4 2 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (1.11%) C++
5 1 (1.11%) Java
5 1 (1.11%) VB
5 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (22.22%) MCSE
3 13 (14.44%) MCP
4 12 (13.33%) MCITP
5 9 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (8.89%) CCA
7 7 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (7.78%) MCSA
7 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
8 6 (6.67%) CCNP
8 6 (6.67%) CCNA
8 6 (6.67%) CCEE
8 6 (6.67%) CCIA
9 4 (4.44%) MCTS
10 3 (3.33%) Degree
11 2 (2.22%) SC Cleared
11 2 (2.22%) NCIE
12 1 (1.11%) VCAP
12 1 (1.11%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) SLA
2 5 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 38 (42.22%) Hyper-V
2 31 (34.44%) Active Directory
3 20 (22.22%) XenApp
4 12 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 9 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (6.67%) vSphere
7 5 (5.56%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.44%) XenServer
9 3 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (2.22%) VMware Server
10 2 (2.22%) KVM
10 2 (2.22%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.22%) Xen
10 2 (2.22%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.11%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) SCOM
2 3 (3.33%) HP SIM
3 2 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 2 (2.22%) MOM
4 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.11%) WSUS
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.11%) Puppet
4 1 (1.11%) AppDNA
4 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) VMware
2 44 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 38 (42.22%) Citrix
4 23 (25.56%) Cisco
5 13 (14.44%) NetApp
6 7 (7.78%) AppSense
7 5 (5.56%) Fujitsu
7 5 (5.56%) Symantec
7 5 (5.56%) HP
8 3 (3.33%) EMC
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle
9 2 (2.22%) Dell
9 2 (2.22%) IBM
9 2 (2.22%) Juniper
9 2 (2.22%) CA
9 2 (2.22%) McAfee
9 2 (2.22%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.22%) Altiris
10 1 (1.11%) Google
10 1 (1.11%) Brocade
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 5% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 & Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Posted: 19 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago