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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 56 90 66
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -24
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 77 34 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.03% 1.96% 3.57%
As % of the System Software category 34.84% 27.64% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 68 23 69
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £19,800 £15,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £44,100 £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
221 123 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 11.58% 7.10% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 196 86 132
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 £45,000
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 24 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 24 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 +4 21 £33,250 -19.87% 3
Wilmslow +2 16 £34,000 +23.63% 1
Chester +16 8 £30,000 - 3
Runcorn +4 6 £25,000 -
Knutsford - 3 £47,000 -
Macclesfield - 3 £29,500 -
Crewe +13 2 £33,750 +0.74%
Northwich +4 2 £32,500 +30.00%
Daresbury - 2 £46,250 -
Widnes - 1 £35,000 -
Ellesmere Port - 1 - -
Nantwich - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 141 (100.00%) VMware
2 82 (58.16%) Windows
3 73 (51.77%) Microsoft
4 66 (46.81%) Citrix
5 52 (36.88%) Finance
6 47 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 36 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (25.53%) Hyper-V
8 34 (24.11%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (23.40%) SQL
10 31 (21.99%) XenApp
11 30 (21.28%) Cisco
12 29 (20.57%) LAN
12 29 (20.57%) WAN
12 29 (20.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (19.15%) NetApp
13 27 (19.15%) UNIX
14 25 (17.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (17.73%) MS Exchange
14 25 (17.73%) SLA
15 24 (17.02%) IIS
15 24 (17.02%) XenDesktop
16 22 (15.60%) HP
16 22 (15.60%) Back Office
17 21 (14.89%) SAN
17 21 (14.89%) Degree
18 20 (14.18%) VMware ESX
18 20 (14.18%) Wi-Fi
19 19 (13.48%) VPN
19 19 (13.48%) Linux

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (17.73%) MS Exchange
2 24 (17.02%) IIS
3 17 (12.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.67%) Lync
5 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.55%) Apache
6 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
7 3 (2.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.71%) OpenStack
Applications
1 18 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.96%) Office 365
2 4 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.42%) SaaS
3 2 (1.42%) PaaS
3 2 (1.42%) IaaS
4 1 (0.71%) Terremark
4 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (20.57%) LAN
1 29 (20.57%) WAN
2 21 (14.89%) SAN
3 20 (14.18%) Wi-Fi
4 19 (13.48%) VPN
5 17 (12.06%) DNS
6 15 (10.64%) TCP/IP
7 14 (9.93%) DHCP
8 11 (7.80%) iSCSI
9 9 (6.38%) Firewall
10 7 (4.96%) Network Security
11 6 (4.26%) NAS
11 6 (4.26%) ADSL
12 4 (2.84%) Internet
12 4 (2.84%) Wireless
13 3 (2.13%) VLAN
13 3 (2.13%) HTTP
13 3 (2.13%) VoIP
14 2 (1.42%) SMTP
14 2 (1.42%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.67%) MySQL
3 5 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.55%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (2.84%) JIRA
2 3 (2.13%) Selenium
2 3 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.13%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.13%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.13%) JMeter
2 3 (2.13%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 52 (36.88%) Finance
2 22 (15.60%) Back Office
3 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.42%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.71%) Legal
4 1 (0.71%) Publishing
4 1 (0.71%) Games
4 1 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 26 (18.44%) Support Engineer
3 21 (14.89%) Administrator
4 19 (13.48%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (9.22%) Consultant
6 12 (8.51%) Analyst
7 11 (7.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 11 (7.80%) Citrix Support
8 10 (7.09%) Server Engineer
8 10 (7.09%) Server Support
8 10 (7.09%) Windows Support Engineer
9 9 (6.38%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 9 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (6.38%) Server Support Engineer
9 9 (6.38%) Windows Server Engineer
9 9 (6.38%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (4.26%) Server Administrator
11 6 (4.26%) VMWare Administrator
11 6 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.84%) .NET
2 3 (2.13%) J2EE
2 3 (2.13%) JSP
2 3 (2.13%) SOAP
2 3 (2.13%) XML
2 3 (2.13%) REST
3 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.71%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.51%) Thin Client
1 12 (8.51%) Fat Client
2 6 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.13%) iPhone
4 3 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.42%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.42%) Clustering
6 1 (0.71%) PKI
6 1 (0.71%) Replication
6 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.71%) Life Science
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
6 1 (0.71%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 82 (58.16%) Windows
2 36 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (19.15%) UNIX
4 25 (17.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (13.48%) Linux
6 11 (7.80%) Windows 2000
6 11 (7.80%) Windows 7
6 11 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.38%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.38%) VMS
8 8 (5.67%) Solaris
9 7 (4.96%) Windows 8
10 5 (3.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.13%) Android
12 2 (1.42%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.42%) CentOS
12 2 (1.42%) AIX
12 2 (1.42%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 17 (12.06%) ITIL
3 14 (9.93%) Service Delivery
4 12 (8.51%) Change Management
5 9 (6.38%) Change Control
6 7 (4.96%) Test Scripting
7 6 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (2.84%) DevOps
9 3 (2.13%) Test Automation
9 3 (2.13%) Information Security
9 3 (2.13%) Information Security Management
9 3 (2.13%) Security Management
9 3 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (2.13%) Test Strategy
9 3 (2.13%) Test Management
10 2 (1.42%) Computer Security
10 2 (1.42%) Network Design
10 2 (1.42%) Validation
10 2 (1.42%) Migration
10 2 (1.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.40%) SQL
2 11 (7.80%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.26%) T-SQL
3 6 (4.26%) C#
3 6 (4.26%) C++
4 5 (3.55%) VB
4 5 (3.55%) C
5 3 (2.13%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.13%) Java
6 2 (1.42%) Perl
6 2 (1.42%) PHP
7 1 (0.71%) Python
7 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.71%) Ruby
7 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (20.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (14.89%) Degree
3 14 (9.93%) MCTS
3 14 (9.93%) MCITP
4 11 (7.80%) MCSE
4 11 (7.80%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (7.09%) CCA
6 8 (5.67%) MCSA
7 6 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.84%) MCP
9 3 (2.13%) ISEB
9 3 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.13%) ISTQB
9 3 (2.13%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (1.42%) CCNP
10 2 (1.42%) CCNA
11 1 (0.71%) MCT
11 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (17.73%) SLA
2 8 (5.67%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 47 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 36 (25.53%) Hyper-V
3 31 (21.99%) XenApp
4 24 (17.02%) XenDesktop
5 20 (14.18%) VMware ESX
6 12 (8.51%) vSphere
7 11 (7.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (5.67%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.84%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (2.13%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (1.42%) XenServer
12 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.71%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (3.55%) SCCM
2 4 (2.84%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (2.13%) NetBackup
3 3 (2.13%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.13%) WSUS
3 3 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.13%) SCOM
3 3 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (1.42%) Nagios
4 2 (1.42%) Puppet
4 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.71%) nmon
5 1 (0.71%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.71%) Opsview
5 1 (0.71%) Cacti
Vendors
1 141 (100.00%) VMware
2 73 (51.77%) Microsoft
3 66 (46.81%) Citrix
4 30 (21.28%) Cisco
5 27 (19.15%) NetApp
6 22 (15.60%) HP
7 16 (11.35%) EMC
8 15 (10.64%) Oracle
9 10 (7.09%) Symantec
10 8 (5.67%) Dell
11 5 (3.55%) Red Hat
11 5 (3.55%) Sophos
11 5 (3.55%) Aerohive Networks
12 4 (2.84%) NETGEAR
12 4 (2.84%) Kaspersky
12 4 (2.84%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.84%) Avaya
13 3 (2.13%) CommVault
13 3 (2.13%) SAP
13 3 (2.13%) IBM
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