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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 37 41 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 20 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.54% 3.73% 1.25%
As % of the System Software category 45.45% 41.46% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 6
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £42,500 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
44 41 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.98% 8.99% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 45
Average salary £35,750 £32,000 £23,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.71% +37.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,050 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £28,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Preston +13 6 £27,500 +15.78%
Chorley +2 5 £34,000 +29.52%
Blackburn -5 3 £26,500 -15.20%
Burnley - 2 £36,250 -
Blackpool -8 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (83.87%) Windows
3 15 (48.39%) Citrix
4 13 (41.94%) Office 365
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) Windows XP
5 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
6 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
6 10 (32.26%) Migration
7 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
7 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
7 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (25.81%) Cisco
7 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (22.58%) LAN
8 7 (22.58%) WAN
8 7 (22.58%) Juniper
9 6 (19.35%) Linux
9 6 (19.35%) SQL
10 5 (16.13%) Firewall
10 5 (16.13%) vSphere
11 4 (12.90%) MySQL
11 4 (12.90%) IIS
11 4 (12.90%) VoIP
11 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
11 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
11 4 (12.90%) Internet
11 4 (12.90%) DNS
12 3 (9.68%) VPN

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 11 (35.48%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
2 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
4 2 (6.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) nginx
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (41.94%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) LAN
1 7 (22.58%) WAN
2 5 (16.13%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) DNS
3 4 (12.90%) Internet
3 4 (12.90%) VoIP
4 3 (9.68%) MPLS
4 3 (9.68%) VPN
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (6.45%) Asterisk PBX
5 2 (6.45%) OpenVPN
5 2 (6.45%) RTP
5 2 (6.45%) SCCP
5 2 (6.45%) H.323
5 2 (6.45%) SSL
5 2 (6.45%) PBX
5 2 (6.45%) DHCP
6 1 (3.23%) FTP
6 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) MySQL
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.23%) MS Access
General
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Project Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Junior
2 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Junior Project Manager
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) Technical Leader
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Integrator
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
1 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows XP
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (19.35%) Linux
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX
6 2 (6.45%) CentOS
6 2 (6.45%) FreeBSD
6 2 (6.45%) Solaris
6 2 (6.45%) OpenBSD
6 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Migration
2 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
2 3 (9.68%) Project Management
2 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.45%) People Management
3 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.23%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.23%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PHP
3 2 (6.45%) Perl
3 2 (6.45%) Python
3 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VBScript
4 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
1 8 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCVP
3 2 (6.45%) MCITP
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) vSphere
3 3 (9.68%) Postfix
4 2 (6.45%) Sendmail
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
4 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.45%) NFS
4 2 (6.45%) Varnish
4 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.45%) Dovecot
4 2 (6.45%) Openswan
4 2 (6.45%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (6.45%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (6.45%) Corosync
4 2 (6.45%) KVM
4 2 (6.45%) Ceph
4 2 (6.45%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Cacti
1 2 (6.45%) Munin
1 2 (6.45%) yum
1 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 2 (6.45%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (6.45%) logstash
1 2 (6.45%) Rsyslog
1 2 (6.45%) Bacula
1 2 (6.45%) Pacemaker
1 2 (6.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.23%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (48.39%) Citrix
3 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Cisco
5 7 (22.58%) Juniper
6 3 (9.68%) NetApp
7 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 2 (6.45%) Percona
7 2 (6.45%) Nortel
7 2 (6.45%) Avaya
7 2 (6.45%) Oracle
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) Epicor
8 1 (3.23%) Draytek
8 1 (3.23%) Veeam