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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 62 87 34
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -53
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 60 32 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.40% 1.84% 6.13%
As % of the System Software category 30.46% 24.81% 63.80%
Number of salaries quoted 55 25 135
Average salary £34,000 £29,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.25% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
197 129 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.16% 7.43% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 157 90 205
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -9 23 £29,500 - 2
Chester +14 16 £33,500 +24.07% 2
Wilmslow - 10 £33,250 -
Knutsford - 4 £34,500 -
Runcorn +2 2 £28,750 -2.54%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 121 (100.00%) VMware
2 82 (67.77%) Windows
3 62 (51.24%) Microsoft
4 54 (44.63%) Citrix
5 47 (38.84%) Hyper-V
6 45 (37.19%) Active Directory
7 37 (30.58%) SQL
7 37 (30.58%) Finance
8 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (26.45%) XenApp
10 31 (25.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (24.79%) IIS
11 30 (24.79%) MS Excel
12 26 (21.49%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (20.66%) MS Exchange
14 24 (19.83%) ITIL
15 22 (18.18%) XenDesktop
16 21 (17.36%) LAN
16 21 (17.36%) WAN
17 20 (16.53%) SLA
18 19 (15.70%) MCSE
18 19 (15.70%) MCITP
18 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
19 18 (14.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2003
20 17 (14.05%) Cisco
20 17 (14.05%) Back Office
21 16 (13.22%) Degree
22 15 (12.40%) NetApp
22 15 (12.40%) Citrix Certification

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 30 (24.79%) IIS
2 25 (20.66%) MS Exchange
3 15 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 9 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.13%) Lync
8 4 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.48%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.48%) Apache
10 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (24.79%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.36%) LAN
1 21 (17.36%) WAN
2 15 (12.40%) Firewall
3 14 (11.57%) SAN
4 13 (10.74%) Wi-Fi
4 13 (10.74%) DNS
5 12 (9.92%) VPN
6 11 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 7 (5.79%) ADSL
7 7 (5.79%) DHCP
8 3 (2.48%) Internet
8 3 (2.48%) Network Security
8 3 (2.48%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.65%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.65%) VLAN
9 2 (1.65%) VPLS
9 2 (1.65%) MPLS
9 2 (1.65%) OSPF
9 2 (1.65%) BGP
9 2 (1.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.31%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.65%) DB2
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.83%) TestComplete
2 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.83%) NUnit
General
1 37 (30.58%) Finance
2 17 (14.05%) Back Office
3 6 (4.96%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.13%) Retail
5 3 (2.48%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (13.22%) Analyst
1 16 (13.22%) Administrator
2 15 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (12.40%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (11.57%) Consultant
4 12 (9.92%) Systems Engineer
5 11 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 11 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.44%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (7.44%) Architect
6 9 (7.44%) IT Support
6 9 (7.44%) Development Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) Senior Development Engineer
6 9 (7.44%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.96%) Trainee
8 6 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.96%) IT Administrator
8 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (1.65%) Middleware
2 2 (1.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.83%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.83%) WPF
3 1 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 11 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 9 (7.44%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.13%) N-Tier
3 5 (4.13%) Replication
4 4 (3.31%) Firmware
4 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.48%) iPhone
6 2 (1.65%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.83%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.83%) Celerra
7 1 (0.83%) Clustering
7 1 (0.83%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 82 (67.77%) Windows
2 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (14.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (12.40%) UNIX
5 15 (12.40%) Windows 7
6 12 (9.92%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.44%) Windows 8
8 8 (6.61%) Linux
8 8 (6.61%) Windows 2000
9 6 (4.96%) VMS
10 4 (3.31%) Solaris
10 4 (3.31%) AIX
10 4 (3.31%) Android
11 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.65%) Windows NT
12 2 (1.65%) SUSE
12 2 (1.65%) HPUX
12 2 (1.65%) OS/400
12 2 (1.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.49%) Disaster Recovery
2 24 (19.83%) ITIL
3 13 (10.74%) Test Scripting
4 12 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.44%) Business Continuity
5 9 (7.44%) Change Management
6 5 (4.13%) Change Control
6 5 (4.13%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.31%) Project Management
7 4 (3.31%) Test Automation
8 3 (2.48%) Software Testing
8 3 (2.48%) CRM
8 3 (2.48%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.65%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.65%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (1.65%) Business Development
9 2 (1.65%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.65%) Asset Management
9 2 (1.65%) Product Management
9 2 (1.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (30.58%) SQL
2 12 (9.92%) C
2 12 (9.92%) C#
3 9 (7.44%) C++
4 6 (4.96%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.48%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.65%) VBScript
7 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (25.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (15.70%) MCITP
2 19 (15.70%) MCSE
3 18 (14.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (13.22%) Degree
5 15 (12.40%) Citrix Certification
6 14 (11.57%) CCA
7 11 (9.09%) MCP
7 11 (9.09%) MCSA
7 11 (9.09%) MCTS
8 6 (4.96%) CCEE
8 6 (4.96%) CCIA
9 5 (4.13%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.13%) CCNP
9 5 (4.13%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (3.31%) CCNA
11 2 (1.65%) ISEB
11 2 (1.65%) HND
11 2 (1.65%) NCIE
12 1 (0.83%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.53%) SLA
2 15 (12.40%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (38.84%) Hyper-V
2 45 (37.19%) Active Directory
3 32 (26.45%) XenApp
4 22 (18.18%) XenDesktop
5 13 (10.74%) vSphere
6 11 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 11 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (8.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (3.31%) XenServer
9 2 (1.65%) KVM
9 2 (1.65%) Xen
9 2 (1.65%) MetaFrame
9 2 (1.65%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.65%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Tivoli
1 3 (2.48%) NetBackup
1 3 (2.48%) SCCM
1 3 (2.48%) HP SIM
2 2 (1.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.83%) SCOM
Vendors
1 121 (100.00%) VMware
2 62 (51.24%) Microsoft
3 54 (44.63%) Citrix
4 17 (14.05%) Cisco
5 15 (12.40%) NetApp
6 9 (7.44%) HP
7 8 (6.61%) Dell
8 7 (5.79%) EMC
8 7 (5.79%) IBM
8 7 (5.79%) Oracle
8 7 (5.79%) AppSense
8 7 (5.79%) Symantec
9 5 (4.13%) Fujitsu
10 4 (3.31%) Kaspersky
10 4 (3.31%) Fortinet
10 4 (3.31%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (3.31%) CA
11 3 (2.48%) Avaya
11 3 (2.48%) Juniper
11 3 (2.48%) SAP
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