The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 35 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 19 9 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.68% 1.94% 8.36%
As % of the System Software category 46.34% 42.86% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 31
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
VMware Infrastructure
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

System Software Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 21 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 10.10% 4.53% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 57
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in Leicester

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (97.22%) Windows
3 30 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (77.78%) Hyper-V
4 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
5 25 (69.44%) IIS
6 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (63.89%) Linux
7 23 (63.89%) Dell
7 23 (63.89%) Clustering
8 22 (61.11%) Change Management
8 22 (61.11%) HP
9 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
10 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
10 19 (52.78%) SAN
11 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (50.00%) MCSE
12 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
12 17 (47.22%) MCP
13 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
14 15 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (36.11%) Problem Management
15 13 (36.11%) SCCM
15 13 (36.11%) Data Protection
15 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
16 12 (33.33%) Altiris
16 12 (33.33%) SCOM
17 10 (27.78%) Cisco
18 9 (25.00%) IBM

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 (69.44%) IIS
2 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (47.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
2 19 (52.78%) SAN
3 9 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) VLAN
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.78%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) LAN
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) TeamCity
1 2 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Systems Engineer
1 17 (47.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Security Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Server Support
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Server Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Facilities Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (63.89%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) Windows
2 30 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (63.89%) Linux
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Change Management
2 15 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (36.11%) Incident Management
3 13 (36.11%) Problem Management
3 13 (36.11%) Data Protection
4 6 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 2 (5.56%) DevOps
7 1 (2.78%) Network Management
7 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
7 1 (2.78%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (2.78%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) MCSE
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (47.22%) MCP
3 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.78%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
4 1 (2.78%) CCNA
4 1 (2.78%) CCDP
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 28 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 4 (11.11%) vSphere
3 3 (8.33%) XenApp
3 3 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) SCCM
2 12 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 23 (63.89%) Dell
4 22 (61.11%) HP
5 12 (33.33%) Altiris
6 10 (27.78%) Cisco
7 9 (25.00%) IBM
7 9 (25.00%) EMC
8 3 (8.33%) Citrix
8 3 (8.33%) NetApp
9 2 (5.56%) Veeam
9 2 (5.56%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.78%) SAP