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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 60 64 76
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 166 161 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 4.23% 3.91% 2.93%
As % of the System Software category 39.71% 43.16% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 106 121 98
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -12.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
418 373 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.64% 9.05% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 291 299 304
Average salary £35,250 £33,027 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.73% -14.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £25,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £49,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Histogram in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Rochdale +5 16 £32,000 -31.18%
Stockport +4 10 £31,000 +12.72% 2
Bolton +12 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Cheadle +4 2 £36,250 -
Salford +3 2 £42,500 -11.45% 2
Wigan +2 2 £24,000 +6.66%
Bury - 2 £27,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 276 (100.00%) VMware
2 213 (77.17%) Windows
3 174 (63.04%) Microsoft
4 113 (40.94%) Citrix
5 105 (38.04%) Active Directory
6 97 (35.14%) Cisco
7 88 (31.88%) SQL Server
8 81 (29.35%) SAN
9 69 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 68 (24.64%) MS Excel
10 68 (24.64%) MS Exchange
11 65 (23.55%) Linux
12 64 (23.19%) NetApp
13 61 (22.10%) Data Centre
14 55 (19.93%) HP
14 55 (19.93%) Windows Server 2012
15 54 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
16 49 (17.75%) ITIL
17 48 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
17 48 (17.39%) XenDesktop
18 47 (17.03%) DNS
19 42 (15.22%) MCSE
20 41 (14.86%) Finance
21 40 (14.49%) DHCP
21 40 (14.49%) Oracle
21 40 (14.49%) Coaching
22 39 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
22 39 (14.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 38 (13.77%) Business Continuity
23 38 (13.77%) Firewall

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 68 (24.64%) MS Exchange
2 31 (11.23%) SharePoint
3 25 (9.06%) WebLogic
4 23 (8.33%) WebSphere
5 21 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (4.71%) IIS
8 10 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (3.26%) Lync
10 8 (2.90%) Apache
11 6 (2.17%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.81%) nginx
13 4 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
14 2 (0.72%) Node.js
14 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.72%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 68 (24.64%) MS Excel
2 29 (10.51%) MS Office
3 3 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Sage 50
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.23%) Office 365
2 23 (8.33%) IBM PureFlex
3 18 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.72%) GitHub
5 2 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (29.35%) SAN
2 47 (17.03%) DNS
3 40 (14.49%) DHCP
4 38 (13.77%) LAN
4 38 (13.77%) Firewall
5 29 (10.51%) TCP/IP
5 29 (10.51%) WAN
6 26 (9.42%) VPN
7 17 (6.16%) NetScaler
8 16 (5.80%) Internet
9 15 (5.43%) VoIP
10 12 (4.35%) NAS
11 11 (3.99%) SNMP
11 11 (3.99%) Ethernet
12 10 (3.62%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (3.26%) Wireless
13 9 (3.26%) SMTP
13 9 (3.26%) IPv4
14 7 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
15 6 (2.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.59%) Oracle Database
3 25 (9.06%) Relational Database
4 23 (8.33%) DB2
4 23 (8.33%) RDBMS
4 23 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
5 10 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.54%) MySQL
7 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.09%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.72%) Redis
11 2 (0.72%) SQLite
12 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (0.72%) NUnit
2 2 (0.72%) FxCop
2 2 (0.72%) StyleCop
2 2 (0.72%) Moq
2 2 (0.72%) Hudson
2 2 (0.72%) Gerrit
2 2 (0.72%) SoapUI
2 2 (0.72%) WiX
General
1 41 (14.86%) Finance
2 20 (7.25%) Retail
3 14 (5.07%) Law
4 10 (3.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.26%) Banking
6 6 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.81%) Publishing
8 4 (1.45%) Marketing
9 3 (1.09%) Advertising
10 2 (0.72%) Legal
10 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.36%) Front Office
11 1 (0.36%) Back Office
11 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (21.38%) Architect
2 38 (13.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (10.14%) Consultant
4 24 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
4 24 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 23 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 23 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 21 (7.61%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (5.80%) Support Engineer
7 16 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (5.43%) Administrator
9 13 (4.71%) Technical Architect
10 10 (3.62%) Wintel Consultant
10 10 (3.62%) Citrix Architect
10 10 (3.62%) Wintel Support
11 8 (2.90%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (2.54%) Analyst
12 7 (2.54%) Infrastructure Manager
12 7 (2.54%) Citrix Engineer
12 7 (2.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.68%) Middleware
2 23 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 23 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (4.71%) Web Services
4 3 (1.09%) J2EE
4 3 (1.09%) XMPP
5 2 (0.72%) WCF
5 2 (0.72%) WPF
5 2 (0.72%) LINQ
5 2 (0.72%) COM
5 2 (0.72%) SOAP
5 2 (0.72%) .NET
5 2 (0.72%) XML
5 2 (0.72%) XSD
5 2 (0.72%) XSLT
5 2 (0.72%) JMS
5 2 (0.72%) WSDL
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.72%) WebCenter
5 2 (0.72%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.10%) Data Centre
2 29 (10.51%) FlexPod
2 29 (10.51%) Clustering
3 13 (4.71%) Client/Server
3 13 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 12 (4.35%) Fat Client
5 10 (3.62%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.54%) Replication
6 7 (2.54%) Private Cloud
7 5 (1.81%) HACMP
8 3 (1.09%) CCTV
8 3 (1.09%) Derivative
9 2 (0.72%) iSeries
9 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.72%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.72%) Tandem
9 2 (0.72%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.36%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 213 (77.17%) Windows
2 65 (23.55%) Linux
3 55 (19.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 54 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (14.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 37 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (13.04%) AIX
8 35 (12.68%) Solaris
9 26 (9.42%) HPUX
9 26 (9.42%) SUSE
10 24 (8.70%) Windows 7
11 23 (8.33%) zOS
11 23 (8.33%) OS/400
12 15 (5.43%) UNIX
13 12 (4.35%) Mac OS X
14 10 (3.62%) CentOS
15 9 (3.26%) Android
15 9 (3.26%) Ubuntu
15 9 (3.26%) Debian
16 6 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (17.75%) ITIL
2 40 (14.49%) Coaching
3 38 (13.77%) Business Continuity
4 37 (13.41%) Mentoring
5 28 (10.14%) Infrastructure Management
5 28 (10.14%) Incident Management
6 23 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
7 17 (6.16%) Service Management
7 17 (6.16%) Change Control
8 16 (5.80%) Load Balancing
8 16 (5.80%) Server Building
9 15 (5.43%) Migration
10 13 (4.71%) Change Management
10 13 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (4.35%) PRINCE2
11 12 (4.35%) Line Management
12 11 (3.99%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (3.99%) Project Management
12 11 (3.99%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (3.99%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.04%) SQL
2 11 (3.99%) Python
2 11 (3.99%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.26%) Ruby
4 8 (2.90%) PHP
5 6 (2.17%) Perl
6 4 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 3 (1.09%) sed
7 3 (1.09%) AWK
7 3 (1.09%) VBScript
8 2 (0.72%) VB
8 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.72%) C
8 2 (0.72%) C#
8 2 (0.72%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 48 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (15.22%) MCSE
3 39 (14.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 29 (10.51%) Degree
5 21 (7.61%) MCITP
6 20 (7.25%) Citrix Certification
7 16 (5.80%) CCA
8 15 (5.43%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (5.07%) CCNA
10 11 (3.99%) Security Cleared
10 11 (3.99%) NCDA
11 10 (3.62%) SC Cleared
12 8 (2.90%) MCSA
13 7 (2.54%) CCEE
14 6 (2.17%) VCDX
14 6 (2.17%) VCAP
15 5 (1.81%) MCP
16 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (1.45%) NCIE
17 3 (1.09%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.97%) SLA
2 4 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.45%) QA
3 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 105 (38.04%) Active Directory
2 69 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 48 (17.39%) XenDesktop
4 35 (12.68%) XenApp
5 31 (11.23%) vSphere
6 24 (8.70%) KVM
7 19 (6.88%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (5.80%) XenServer
9 13 (4.71%) VMware Server
10 10 (3.62%) vCloud
11 8 (2.90%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (2.54%) VMware ESX
13 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (1.45%) VirtualBox
14 4 (1.45%) pfSense
15 3 (1.09%) Xen
16 2 (0.72%) Firmware
16 2 (0.72%) Ceph
17 1 (0.36%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 23 (8.33%) Tivoli
2 9 (3.26%) SCCM
3 7 (2.54%) WSUS
4 5 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (1.81%) Puppet
4 5 (1.81%) Data Guard
4 5 (1.81%) XenMobile
5 4 (1.45%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.45%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.45%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.45%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.09%) Plesk
6 3 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.09%) cPanel
7 2 (0.72%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (0.72%) SnapMirror
7 2 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 276 (100.00%) VMware
2 174 (63.04%) Microsoft
3 113 (40.94%) Citrix
4 97 (35.14%) Cisco
5 64 (23.19%) NetApp
6 55 (19.93%) HP
7 40 (14.49%) Oracle
8 38 (13.77%) Red Hat
9 37 (13.41%) EMC
10 34 (12.32%) IBM
11 28 (10.14%) Symantec
12 26 (9.42%) Juniper
13 24 (8.70%) CheckPoint
14 23 (8.33%) BMC
14 23 (8.33%) CA
14 23 (8.33%) Brocade
15 19 (6.88%) AppSense
16 10 (3.62%) SolarWinds
17 9 (3.26%) Dell
18 8 (2.90%) WatchGuard
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