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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 42 82 99
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +17
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 85 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.59% 2.24% 1.86%
As % of the System Software category 34.98% 25.53% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 67 26 24
Average salary £42,500 £36,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.64% +53.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £17,400
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £50,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
243 141 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.11% 8.79% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 203 105 65
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,200 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 +21 27 £29,500 -21.33% 6
Knutsford - 15 £50,000 -
Chester - 7 £37,500 -
Wilmslow +1 6 £34,000 +4.61% 1
Macclesfield -13 5 £66,250 +120.83%
Crewe +17 4 £40,000 -
Nantwich - 1 £45,000 -
Runcorn - 1 - - 1
Sandbach - 1 £25,000 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 163 (100.00%) VMware
2 98 (60.12%) Windows
3 90 (55.21%) Citrix
4 75 (46.01%) Microsoft
5 53 (32.52%) Active Directory
6 52 (31.90%) Finance
7 48 (29.45%) Cisco
8 36 (22.09%) HP
8 36 (22.09%) XenApp
9 34 (20.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (20.86%) Hyper-V
10 33 (20.25%) LAN
11 32 (19.63%) EMC
12 29 (17.79%) NetApp
12 29 (17.79%) WAN
13 28 (17.18%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (15.95%) SAN
15 25 (15.34%) MS Excel
15 25 (15.34%) XenDesktop
16 24 (14.72%) MS Exchange
16 24 (14.72%) VPN
16 24 (14.72%) SLA
16 24 (14.72%) SQL
17 23 (14.11%) DNS
17 23 (14.11%) DHCP
18 20 (12.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 20 (12.27%) Back Office
18 20 (12.27%) Linux
18 20 (12.27%) VMware ESX
19 19 (11.66%) UNIX

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 24 (14.72%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.43%) IIS
3 15 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.91%) Lync
5 8 (4.91%) Tomcat
5 8 (4.91%) SharePoint
6 7 (4.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (4.29%) Apache
7 6 (3.68%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.23%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (15.34%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.52%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.68%) Office 365
3 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.23%) SaaS
4 2 (1.23%) PaaS
4 2 (1.23%) IaaS
5 1 (0.61%) Terremark
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (20.25%) LAN
2 29 (17.79%) WAN
3 26 (15.95%) SAN
4 24 (14.72%) VPN
5 23 (14.11%) DNS
5 23 (14.11%) DHCP
6 18 (11.04%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (10.43%) TCP/IP
8 12 (7.36%) Wireless
9 11 (6.75%) VoIP
10 10 (6.13%) Firewall
10 10 (6.13%) Network Security
11 8 (4.91%) VLAN
12 7 (4.29%) iSCSI
12 7 (4.29%) HTTP
13 6 (3.68%) NAS
14 4 (2.45%) ADSL
14 4 (2.45%) DMZ
15 3 (1.84%) Intranet
15 3 (1.84%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.36%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.13%) MySQL
3 8 (4.91%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.52%) JIRA
2 8 (4.91%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.29%) Selenium
3 7 (4.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.29%) SoapUI
3 7 (4.29%) MSI
3 7 (4.29%) JMeter
4 1 (0.61%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 52 (31.90%) Finance
2 20 (12.27%) Back Office
3 2 (1.23%) Publishing
4 1 (0.61%) Games
4 1 (0.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (18.40%) Support Engineer
2 24 (14.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (13.50%) Architect
4 19 (11.66%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (11.66%) Citrix Support
5 17 (10.43%) Administrator
6 16 (9.82%) Analyst
7 15 (9.20%) Systems Administrator
7 15 (9.20%) Citrix Engineer
8 14 (8.59%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 13 (7.98%) Consultant
10 12 (7.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 10 (6.13%) Developer
12 8 (4.91%) Lead Architect
12 8 (4.91%) Citrix Specialist
13 7 (4.29%) Lead Technical Architect
13 7 (4.29%) Technical Architect
13 7 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
14 6 (3.68%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.91%) J2EE
1 8 (4.91%) JSP
1 8 (4.91%) SOAP
1 8 (4.91%) XML
1 8 (4.91%) REST
2 7 (4.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.61%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.68%) Thin Client
2 6 (3.68%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.68%) Fat Client
3 5 (3.07%) Clustering
4 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.84%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.23%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.23%) User Experience
5 2 (1.23%) Celerra
6 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.61%) Statistics
6 1 (0.61%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 98 (60.12%) Windows
2 34 (20.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (12.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (12.27%) Linux
4 19 (11.66%) UNIX
5 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.52%) Solaris
6 9 (5.52%) Windows XP
7 7 (4.29%) AIX
7 7 (4.29%) HPUX
7 7 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.29%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.07%) CentOS
9 4 (2.45%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.23%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.23%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.61%) Android
11 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (9.20%) Service Delivery
3 11 (6.75%) ITIL
4 9 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (4.91%) DevOps
6 7 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (3.68%) Migration
7 6 (3.68%) Project Management
8 5 (3.07%) Network Design
8 5 (3.07%) Time Management
9 4 (2.45%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (2.45%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (2.45%) ERP
9 4 (2.45%) Change Management
10 3 (1.84%) Computer Security
10 3 (1.84%) Mentoring
11 2 (1.23%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (1.23%) Project Planning
11 2 (1.23%) Software Deployment
11 2 (1.23%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.72%) SQL
2 13 (7.98%) PowerShell
3 10 (6.13%) Java
4 9 (5.52%) VB
5 5 (3.07%) VBScript
6 2 (1.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.23%) C#
6 2 (1.23%) C++
7 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.61%) Perl
7 1 (0.61%) PHP
7 1 (0.61%) Python
7 1 (0.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (11.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.59%) MCSE
3 12 (7.36%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (7.36%) Degree
4 10 (6.13%) MCITP
4 10 (6.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (6.13%) MCP
5 8 (4.91%) CCNA
5 8 (4.91%) MCTS
6 7 (4.29%) MCSA
7 4 (2.45%) CCNP
7 4 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (2.45%) VCP4
8 2 (1.23%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.23%) CISSP
8 2 (1.23%) MCT
8 2 (1.23%) JNCIA
8 2 (1.23%) CCA
8 2 (1.23%) RHCE
8 2 (1.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.72%) SLA
2 4 (2.45%) QA
System Software
1 53 (32.52%) Active Directory
2 36 (22.09%) XenApp
3 34 (20.86%) Hyper-V
4 25 (15.34%) XenDesktop
5 20 (12.27%) VMware ESX
6 17 (10.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (5.52%) vSphere
8 8 (4.91%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.45%) XenServer
10 3 (1.84%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.61%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (6.75%) SCCM
2 7 (4.29%) AppDNA
3 3 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.84%) SCOM
3 3 (1.84%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.84%) WSUS
4 2 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.23%) NetBackup
4 2 (1.23%) Puppet
4 2 (1.23%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.61%) nmon
5 1 (0.61%) Opsview
5 1 (0.61%) Nagios
5 1 (0.61%) Cacti
5 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 163 (100.00%) VMware
2 90 (55.21%) Citrix
3 75 (46.01%) Microsoft
4 48 (29.45%) Cisco
5 36 (22.09%) HP
6 32 (19.63%) EMC
7 29 (17.79%) NetApp
8 15 (9.20%) Oracle
9 14 (8.59%) Dell
10 9 (5.52%) Avaya
11 8 (4.91%) Symantec
12 7 (4.29%) Apple
13 6 (3.68%) Juniper
13 6 (3.68%) Red Hat
14 5 (3.07%) IBM
15 4 (2.45%) NETGEAR
15 4 (2.45%) Leostream
15 4 (2.45%) Sophos
15 4 (2.45%) SonicWALL
16 3 (1.84%) Toshiba
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