The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 33 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 39 11 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.59% 2.37% 6.02%
As % of the System Software category 66.10% 24.44% 36.25%
Number of salaries quoted 38 10 27
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +46.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £45,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
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 Lancashire region.

System Software Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
59 45 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.97% 9.68% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 75
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,025 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Lancashire region.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in Lancashire

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Histogram in Lancashire

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Chorley +7 15 £42,500 +38.21%
Preston - 11 £42,500 -
Burnley - 3 £46,000 -
Colne - 1 £31,000 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 46 (77.97%) Windows
3 33 (55.93%) Citrix
4 25 (42.37%) Data Centre
5 24 (40.68%) Windows XP
6 23 (38.98%) Migration
7 22 (37.29%) Office 365
8 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
9 20 (33.90%) Juniper
10 19 (32.20%) Cisco
11 17 (28.81%) Firewall
11 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
12 14 (23.73%) MS Exchange
12 14 (23.73%) Finance
13 12 (20.34%) Project Management
13 12 (20.34%) LAN
13 12 (20.34%) HP
13 12 (20.34%) NetApp
13 12 (20.34%) VPN
13 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (18.64%) WAN
15 10 (16.95%) Business Continuity
15 10 (16.95%) SAN
15 10 (16.95%) vSphere
16 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
17 8 (13.56%) ITIL
17 8 (13.56%) Linux
17 8 (13.56%) DNS
17 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 14 (23.73%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) IIS
2 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.78%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.39%) nginx
4 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.29%) Office 365
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) Firewall
2 12 (20.34%) LAN
2 12 (20.34%) VPN
3 11 (18.64%) WAN
4 10 (16.95%) SAN
5 8 (13.56%) DNS
6 7 (11.86%) Internet
7 6 (10.17%) Network Security
8 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
9 4 (6.78%) VoIP
9 4 (6.78%) NAS
10 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.39%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (3.39%) OpenVPN
11 2 (3.39%) WLAN
11 2 (3.39%) SSL
11 2 (3.39%) DHCP
11 2 (3.39%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (3.39%) MPLS
11 2 (3.39%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.69%) MS Access
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (30.51%) Project Manager
2 13 (22.03%) Infrastructure Manager
3 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Junior
6 6 (10.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (10.17%) Junior Project Manager
6 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Support Manager
7 4 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Manager
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Manager
8 3 (5.08%) IT Support
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Service Manager
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 25 (42.37%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.86%) Replication
3 5 (8.47%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.78%) Thin Client
4 4 (6.78%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) Statistics
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (77.97%) Windows
2 24 (40.68%) Windows XP
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (13.56%) Linux
5 6 (10.17%) Solaris
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.78%) UNIX
8 3 (5.08%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.39%) CentOS
9 2 (3.39%) OpenBSD
9 2 (3.39%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.39%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.98%) Migration
2 12 (20.34%) Project Management
3 10 (16.95%) Business Continuity
4 8 (13.56%) ITIL
5 5 (8.47%) Service Management
5 5 (8.47%) Change Management
5 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.78%) Software Licensing
6 4 (6.78%) Data Security
7 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.39%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.39%) Critical Success Factor
9 1 (1.69%) Security Patching
9 1 (1.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) PHP
3 2 (3.39%) C#
3 2 (3.39%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) Perl
3 2 (3.39%) Python
3 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.69%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) MCITP
2 6 (10.17%) MCSE
2 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.78%) MCP
3 4 (6.78%) MCTS
3 4 (6.78%) Degree
4 2 (3.39%) CCVP
4 2 (3.39%) CCNP
4 2 (3.39%) CCNA
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 17 (28.81%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) vSphere
3 7 (11.86%) VMware ESX
3 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.08%) XenApp
5 2 (3.39%) NFS
5 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.39%) Postfix
5 2 (3.39%) Sendmail
5 2 (3.39%) Varnish
5 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.39%) Dovecot
5 2 (3.39%) Openswan
5 2 (3.39%) SpamAssassin
5 2 (3.39%) OpenSIPS
5 2 (3.39%) Corosync
5 2 (3.39%) KVM
5 2 (3.39%) Ceph
5 2 (3.39%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Cacti
1 2 (3.39%) Munin
1 2 (3.39%) yum
1 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (3.39%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (3.39%) logstash
1 2 (3.39%) Rsyslog
1 2 (3.39%) Bacula
1 2 (3.39%) Pacemaker
1 2 (3.39%) Nagios
2 1 (1.69%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (55.93%) Citrix
3 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
4 20 (33.90%) Juniper
5 19 (32.20%) Cisco
6 12 (20.34%) HP
6 12 (20.34%) NetApp
7 6 (10.17%) Veeam
8 5 (8.47%) Nimble Storage
8 5 (8.47%) EMC
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle
9 2 (3.39%) Sun
9 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.39%) McAfee
9 2 (3.39%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.39%) Percona
10 1 (1.69%) Epicor
10 1 (1.69%) Nortel