The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Lancashire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 40 54 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 16 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.42% 1.23% 1.73%
As % of the System Software category 36.36% 13.04% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 8
Average salary £30,750 £27,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.81% +14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £43,750 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
System Software Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
44 46 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.40% 9.43% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 38 45 21
Average salary £30,000 £23,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -11.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £18,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £29,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - 4 £30,000 -
Preston -7 3 £23,750 -13.63%
Chorley - 2 £26,250 -
Blackpool - 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (87.88%) Citrix
3 23 (69.70%) Windows
4 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (48.48%) MS Exchange
6 13 (39.39%) Cisco
6 13 (39.39%) WAN
7 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 10 (30.30%) XenApp
8 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
10 8 (24.24%) HP
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (24.24%) LAN
10 8 (24.24%) XenDesktop
10 8 (24.24%) vSphere
11 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
12 6 (18.18%) Veeam
12 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
12 6 (18.18%) VPN
12 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
12 6 (18.18%) SAN
12 6 (18.18%) CCNA
13 5 (15.15%) Firewall
13 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (15.15%) Terminal Services
13 5 (15.15%) ERP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 16 (48.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) WAN
2 8 (24.24%) LAN
3 6 (18.18%) VPN
3 6 (18.18%) SAN
4 5 (15.15%) Firewall
4 5 (15.15%) DNS
4 5 (15.15%) DHCP
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.06%) VoIP
6 2 (6.06%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
7 1 (3.03%) IPsec
7 1 (3.03%) VLAN
7 1 (3.03%) ADSL
7 1 (3.03%) PBX
7 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) MS Access
General
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Automotive
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Consultant
1 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) IT Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Account Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior IT Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Account Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) iPhone
1 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) iSeries
3 1 (3.03%) AS400
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (51.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Linux
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ERP
2 3 (9.09%) Change Management
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.03%) Analytics
4 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
4 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.03%) Information Security
4 1 (3.03%) Business Development
4 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.03%) Data Management
4 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) CCNP
4 4 (12.12%) CCIE
4 4 (12.12%) MCITP
5 3 (9.09%) Degree
5 3 (9.09%) MCSE
6 2 (6.06%) A+ Certification
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.03%) VTSP
7 1 (3.03%) CCEE
7 1 (3.03%) CCAA
7 1 (3.03%) CCIA
7 1 (3.03%) NCIE
7 1 (3.03%) MCTS
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.03%) CCEA
7 1 (3.03%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) XenApp
2 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
3 8 (24.24%) XenDesktop
3 8 (24.24%) vSphere
4 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 5 (15.15%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.06%) XenServer
7 1 (3.03%) vCloud
7 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.03%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.03%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (87.88%) Citrix
3 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco
5 8 (24.24%) HP
6 6 (18.18%) Veeam
7 3 (9.09%) NetApp
7 3 (9.09%) IBM
8 2 (6.06%) Pegasus
8 2 (6.06%) Avaya
8 2 (6.06%) Juniper
8 2 (6.06%) EMC
9 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.03%) Trend Micro
9 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.03%) AppSense
9 1 (3.03%) WatchGuard
9 1 (3.03%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.03%) Draytek