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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 66 88 48
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -40
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 63 29 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.23% 1.83% 4.64%
As % of the System Software category 28.64% 23.39% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 58 21 89
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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
220 124 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.28% 7.81% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 165 91 160
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,850 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -5 21 £31,750 -11.80% 4
Wilmslow +2 13 £34,000 +23.63% 3
Knutsford - 7 £34,500 -
Chester -5 6 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Runcorn +5 5 £25,000 -
Crewe 0 3 £32,500 -22.15%
Northwich +11 2 £32,500 +85.71% 2
Alderley Edge - 1 £50,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £42,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 127 (100.00%) VMware
2 83 (65.35%) Windows
3 64 (50.39%) Microsoft
4 61 (48.03%) Citrix
5 46 (36.22%) SQL
5 46 (36.22%) Hyper-V
6 43 (33.86%) Finance
7 41 (32.28%) Active Directory
8 34 (26.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (25.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (25.20%) IIS
10 31 (24.41%) XenApp
11 30 (23.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 29 (22.83%) LAN
12 29 (22.83%) WAN
13 26 (20.47%) SLA
14 25 (19.69%) MS Excel
14 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (18.11%) UNIX
15 23 (18.11%) Back Office
16 21 (16.54%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (16.54%) XenDesktop
16 21 (16.54%) MS Exchange
17 18 (14.17%) SAN
17 18 (14.17%) Cisco
17 18 (14.17%) ITIL
17 18 (14.17%) Windows 7
17 18 (14.17%) Degree
17 18 (14.17%) VMware ESX
18 16 (12.60%) MCSE

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (25.20%) IIS
2 21 (16.54%) MS Exchange
3 12 (9.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (7.09%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.72%) Lync
6 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (1.57%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.57%) Apache
8 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.79%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (19.69%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (22.83%) LAN
1 29 (22.83%) WAN
2 21 (16.54%) Wi-Fi
3 18 (14.17%) SAN
4 16 (12.60%) VPN
5 15 (11.81%) DNS
5 15 (11.81%) TCP/IP
6 14 (11.02%) Firewall
7 7 (5.51%) ADSL
7 7 (5.51%) DHCP
8 6 (4.72%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.15%) Network Security
9 4 (3.15%) Internet
10 3 (2.36%) NAS
11 2 (1.57%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.57%) MPLS
11 2 (1.57%) OSPF
11 2 (1.57%) BGP
11 2 (1.57%) Wireless
11 2 (1.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.94%) MySQL
4 4 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.15%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.79%) DB2
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (2.36%) LoadRunner
1 3 (2.36%) SilkPerformer
2 1 (0.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 43 (33.86%) Finance
2 23 (18.11%) Back Office
3 5 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.15%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (15.75%) Administrator
2 19 (14.96%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (13.39%) Analyst
4 16 (12.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (12.60%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.66%) Consultant
6 10 (7.87%) Server Support
6 10 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (7.87%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.87%) IT Support
6 10 (7.87%) Windows Support Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Development Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Senior Development Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Server Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Server Support Engineer
7 9 (7.09%) Windows Server Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (4.72%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) .NET
2 2 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.79%) Middleware
3 1 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.66%) Thin Client
1 11 (8.66%) Fat Client
2 9 (7.09%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.15%) Firmware
3 4 (3.15%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.36%) iPhone
5 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.57%) Replication
5 2 (1.57%) Clustering
6 1 (0.79%) PKI
6 1 (0.79%) Celerra
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.79%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.79%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 83 (65.35%) Windows
2 34 (26.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (19.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (18.11%) UNIX
5 18 (14.17%) Windows 7
6 14 (11.02%) Linux
7 12 (9.45%) Windows 2000
8 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (7.87%) VMS
9 10 (7.87%) Windows 8
10 9 (7.09%) Windows XP
11 7 (5.51%) Solaris
12 4 (3.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (2.36%) AIX
13 3 (2.36%) Android
14 2 (1.57%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.79%) OS/400
15 1 (0.79%) zOS
15 1 (0.79%) HPUX
15 1 (0.79%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (14.17%) ITIL
3 13 (10.24%) Change Management
3 13 (10.24%) Test Scripting
4 11 (8.66%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (7.09%) Change Control
6 5 (3.94%) Test Automation
7 4 (3.15%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.36%) Test Strategy
8 3 (2.36%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.36%) Test Management
8 3 (2.36%) Software Testing
8 3 (2.36%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.36%) Information Security
8 3 (2.36%) Information Security Management
8 3 (2.36%) Security Management
8 3 (2.36%) Regression Testing
8 3 (2.36%) Project Management
8 3 (2.36%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.36%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 46 (36.22%) SQL
2 11 (8.66%) C#
2 11 (8.66%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.09%) C
3 9 (7.09%) C++
4 5 (3.94%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.36%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.57%) VBScript
6 2 (1.57%) Perl
6 2 (1.57%) PHP
7 1 (0.79%) VB
7 1 (0.79%) Python
7 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (25.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (14.17%) Degree
3 16 (12.60%) MCSE
3 16 (12.60%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (11.81%) MCTS
4 15 (11.81%) MCITP
4 15 (11.81%) CCA
5 13 (10.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (5.51%) MCP
7 6 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (4.72%) MCSA
7 6 (4.72%) CCNP
8 5 (3.94%) CCNA
8 5 (3.94%) ISEB
8 5 (3.94%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.36%) CCEE
9 3 (2.36%) CCIA
9 3 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.36%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.47%) SLA
2 15 (11.81%) QA
3 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (36.22%) Hyper-V
2 41 (32.28%) Active Directory
3 31 (24.41%) XenApp
4 21 (16.54%) XenDesktop
5 18 (14.17%) VMware ESX
6 14 (11.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 12 (9.45%) vSphere
8 8 (6.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (3.94%) Terminal Services
10 4 (3.15%) XenServer
11 2 (1.57%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (1.57%) Xen
11 2 (1.57%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.57%) MetaFrame
11 2 (1.57%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.79%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (3.94%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (2.36%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.36%) SCCM
2 3 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.36%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.57%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.57%) Nagios
4 1 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.79%) Opsview
Vendors
1 127 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (50.39%) Microsoft
3 61 (48.03%) Citrix
4 18 (14.17%) Cisco
5 15 (11.81%) NetApp
6 14 (11.02%) HP
7 12 (9.45%) Oracle
8 10 (7.87%) Symantec
9 8 (6.30%) Dell
10 6 (4.72%) EMC
10 6 (4.72%) IBM
11 5 (3.94%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.15%) AppSense
12 4 (3.15%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.15%) Fujitsu
12 4 (3.15%) Kaspersky
12 4 (3.15%) Aerohive Networks
13 3 (2.36%) Sophos
13 3 (2.36%) CA
13 3 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + car, phone & laptop
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago