The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 33 43 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 38 24 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 5.84% 4.01% 12.28%
As % of the System Software category 57.58% 63.16% 54.67%
Number of salaries quoted 36 12 79
Average salary £53,750 £62,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +47.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £38,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
System Software Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
66 38 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.14% 6.35% 22.46%
Number of salaries quoted 59 24 141
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £36,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 27 £57,500 -8.00%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (52.31%) Windows
2 34 (52.31%) HP
3 29 (44.62%) Hyper-V
4 27 (41.54%) NetApp
4 27 (41.54%) PowerShell
5 26 (40.00%) SAN
6 25 (38.46%) EMC
6 25 (38.46%) VMware ESX
7 23 (35.38%) Capacity Planning
8 21 (32.31%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (32.31%) vCloud
8 21 (32.31%) Performance Tuning
8 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
9 20 (30.77%) SLA
9 20 (30.77%) Change Management
10 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (27.69%) VMware Server
11 18 (27.69%) Client/Server
11 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Certification
11 18 (27.69%) CA
11 18 (27.69%) VMFS
11 18 (27.69%) Cloud Computing
12 17 (26.15%) Capacity Management
12 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
12 17 (26.15%) e-Health
13 16 (24.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 15 (23.08%) MCSE
15 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (20.00%) DNS

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 12 (18.46%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.08%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 18 (27.69%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.00%) SAN
2 13 (20.00%) DNS
3 9 (13.85%) DHCP
4 8 (12.31%) Firewall
5 7 (10.77%) LAN
5 7 (10.77%) WAN
6 6 (9.23%) DMZ
7 5 (7.69%) IPsec
7 5 (7.69%) Kerberos
7 5 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.62%) Unified Communications
8 3 (4.62%) Internet
8 3 (4.62%) VPN
9 2 (3.08%) NAS
10 1 (1.54%) LDAP
10 1 (1.54%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.54%) Informix
General
1 9 (13.85%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Consultant
2 12 (18.46%) VMware Consultant
3 9 (13.85%) Server Support
3 9 (13.85%) Technical Specialist
3 9 (13.85%) VMware Specialist
4 8 (12.31%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (7.69%) Administrator
5 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Technical Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.62%) Windows Administrator
7 2 (3.08%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Consultant
7 2 (3.08%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.08%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) .NET
2 3 (4.62%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Client/Server
2 17 (26.15%) e-Health
3 5 (7.69%) PKI
4 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.62%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.62%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.08%) Celerra
5 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.54%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
6 1 (1.54%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (52.31%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (13.85%) Windows XP
4 9 (13.85%) Windows 7
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.15%) Linux
6 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) Capacity Planning
2 21 (32.31%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (30.77%) Change Management
4 17 (26.15%) Capacity Management
5 12 (18.46%) ITIL
6 4 (6.15%) Project Management
7 3 (4.62%) Migration
7 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.08%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.08%) High Availability
9 1 (1.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.54%) Server Monitoring
9 1 (1.54%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.54%) MOF
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.54%) CRM
9 1 (1.54%) Data Management
9 1 (1.54%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.15%) VB.NET
3 3 (4.62%) VB
4 2 (3.08%) SQL
5 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (24.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 15 (23.08%) MCSE
4 13 (20.00%) Degree
5 11 (16.92%) MCP
6 9 (13.85%) MCITP
7 5 (7.69%) MCTS
8 4 (6.15%) NCIE
9 3 (4.62%) NCDA
10 2 (3.08%) HP AIS
10 2 (3.08%) MCSA
10 2 (3.08%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (3.08%) VCP5
10 2 (3.08%) CCEE
10 2 (3.08%) CCIA
10 2 (3.08%) VCDX
10 2 (3.08%) HP MASE
10 2 (3.08%) VCAP
11 1 (1.54%) VTSP
11 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) Hyper-V
2 25 (38.46%) VMware ESX
3 21 (32.31%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (32.31%) vCloud
4 18 (27.69%) VMware Server
4 18 (27.69%) VMFS
5 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
6 12 (18.46%) vSphere
7 8 (12.31%) XenApp
7 8 (12.31%) XenDesktop
8 5 (7.69%) XenServer
8 5 (7.69%) NFS
9 3 (4.62%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (4.62%) Terminal Services
9 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) SCCM
2 6 (9.23%) SCOM
3 4 (6.15%) HP SIM
4 3 (4.62%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.54%) MOM
5 1 (1.54%) Nagios
5 1 (1.54%) OpenView
5 1 (1.54%) OVSD
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (52.31%) HP
3 27 (41.54%) NetApp
4 25 (38.46%) EMC
5 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
6 18 (27.69%) CA
7 11 (16.92%) Citrix
8 8 (12.31%) Cisco
9 4 (6.15%) Symantec
10 3 (4.62%) Sage
10 3 (4.62%) Dell
10 3 (4.62%) Kaspersky
10 3 (4.62%) ProCurve
11 2 (3.08%) Oracle
11 2 (3.08%) Facebook
11 2 (3.08%) Twitter
12 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.54%) CommVault
12 1 (1.54%) IBM