The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 47 41 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 14 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.48% 5.14% 2.73%
As % of the System Software category 24.56% 40.00% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 16
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,890 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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 Merseyside region.

System Software Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
57 80 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.11% 12.86% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 49 66 57
Average salary £38,250 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.83% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,885 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in Merseyside

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Histogram in Merseyside

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 October 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
(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
Liverpool -7 9 £51,850 +20.58%
Wirral - 1 £33,333 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (52.83%) Windows
2 28 (52.83%) SAN
3 24 (45.28%) Hyper-V
4 22 (41.51%) HP
5 21 (39.62%) EMC
5 21 (39.62%) NetApp
5 21 (39.62%) SLA
5 21 (39.62%) VMware ESX
6 20 (37.74%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (37.74%) vCloud
7 19 (35.85%) VMFS
7 19 (35.85%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (35.85%) Capacity Planning
7 19 (35.85%) Performance Tuning
7 19 (35.85%) PowerShell
7 19 (35.85%) VMware Server
7 19 (35.85%) Client/Server
8 18 (33.96%) CA
8 18 (33.96%) Change Management
8 18 (33.96%) e-Health
8 18 (33.96%) Capacity Management
9 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (24.53%) MCSE
11 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
11 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
11 11 (20.75%) MCP
11 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (20.75%) Manufacturing

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.66%) Lync
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 19 (35.85%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (52.83%) SAN
2 6 (11.32%) DMZ
3 5 (9.43%) DNS
4 4 (7.55%) DHCP
4 4 (7.55%) LAN
4 4 (7.55%) WAN
4 4 (7.55%) Internet
5 2 (3.77%) NAS
5 2 (3.77%) VPN
5 2 (3.77%) Wireless
6 1 (1.89%) Firewall
6 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.89%) SMTP
6 1 (1.89%) HTTP
6 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.89%) IMAP
6 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (20.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 1 (1.89%) Advertising
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Consultant
2 12 (22.64%) VMware Consultant
3 11 (20.75%) Server Support
4 10 (18.87%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (15.09%) VMware Specialist
6 7 (13.21%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.77%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.77%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.89%) IT Support Technician
8 1 (1.89%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.89%) Support Technician
8 1 (1.89%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) Client/Server
2 18 (33.96%) e-Health
3 5 (9.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.77%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (52.83%) Windows
2 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
3 11 (20.75%) Windows XP
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (11.32%) Linux
5 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Capacity Planning
1 19 (35.85%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (33.96%) Change Management
2 18 (33.96%) Capacity Management
3 8 (15.09%) ITIL
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (3.77%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.77%) Migration
7 1 (1.89%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.89%) ITSM
7 1 (1.89%) CRM
7 1 (1.89%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.89%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.89%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (35.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (24.53%) MCSE
2 11 (20.75%) MCP
3 10 (18.87%) Degree
4 9 (16.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.77%) MCTS
5 2 (3.77%) MCITP
5 2 (3.77%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (39.62%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (45.28%) Hyper-V
2 21 (39.62%) VMware ESX
3 20 (37.74%) VMware ESXi
3 20 (37.74%) vCloud
4 19 (35.85%) VMFS
4 19 (35.85%) VMware Server
5 10 (18.87%) Active Directory
6 4 (7.55%) vSphere
7 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
8 2 (3.77%) XenApp
8 2 (3.77%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (41.51%) HP
3 21 (39.62%) EMC
3 21 (39.62%) NetApp
4 18 (33.96%) CA
5 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
6 7 (13.21%) Oracle
6 7 (13.21%) Citrix
7 3 (5.66%) Cisco
8 2 (3.77%) ProCurve
8 2 (3.77%) Sage
9 1 (1.89%) Avaya
9 1 (1.89%) Apple
9 1 (1.89%) SolarWinds