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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 37 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 25 36 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.04% 5.81% 7.73%
As % of the System Software category 47.17% 67.92% 47.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 46
Average salary £43,750 £57,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.91% +53.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £53,750
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
53 53 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.56% 8.55% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 93
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -15 14 £57,500 -4.16%
VMware Infrastructure
North West

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (51.56%) Windows
3 32 (50.00%) HP
4 28 (43.75%) Hyper-V
5 27 (42.19%) SAN
6 26 (40.63%) NetApp
6 26 (40.63%) PowerShell
7 25 (39.06%) VMware ESX
8 24 (37.50%) EMC
9 23 (35.94%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (34.38%) SLA
11 21 (32.81%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (32.81%) vCloud
11 21 (32.81%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (31.25%) Change Management
13 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
14 18 (28.13%) Client/Server
14 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 18 (28.13%) CA
14 18 (28.13%) VMware Server
14 18 (28.13%) VMFS
14 18 (28.13%) Cloud Computing
15 17 (26.56%) Capacity Management
15 17 (26.56%) e-Health
16 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
17 15 (23.44%) MCSE
17 15 (23.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 13 (20.31%) Degree
18 13 (20.31%) DNS

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.69%) Lync
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 18 (28.13%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.19%) SAN
2 13 (20.31%) DNS
3 8 (12.50%) Firewall
3 8 (12.50%) DHCP
4 7 (10.94%) LAN
4 7 (10.94%) WAN
5 6 (9.38%) DMZ
6 5 (7.81%) Kerberos
6 5 (7.81%) IPsec
7 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
7 4 (6.25%) Internet
8 3 (4.69%) VPN
8 3 (4.69%) Unified Communications
9 2 (3.13%) NAS
9 2 (3.13%) Wireless
10 1 (1.56%) LDAP
10 1 (1.56%) SMTP
10 1 (1.56%) HTTP
10 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.56%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (17.19%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.69%) Finance
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Consultant
2 12 (18.75%) VMware Consultant
3 11 (17.19%) Server Support
4 10 (15.63%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (14.06%) Technical Specialist
5 9 (14.06%) VMware Specialist
6 5 (7.81%) Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Windows Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Technical Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) Virtualisation Specialist
9 2 (3.13%) Wintel Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) VMWare Administrator
9 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Specialist
9 2 (3.13%) Field Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.13%) Client/Server
2 17 (26.56%) e-Health
3 5 (7.81%) PKI
4 3 (4.69%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.69%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.13%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.13%) Celerra
6 1 (1.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 33 (51.56%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (17.19%) Windows 7
4 11 (17.19%) Windows XP
5 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Capacity Planning
2 21 (32.81%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (31.25%) Change Management
4 17 (26.56%) Capacity Management
5 12 (18.75%) ITIL
6 5 (7.81%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Migration
7 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.13%) High Availability
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.56%) MOF
9 1 (1.56%) PRINCE
9 1 (1.56%) CRM
9 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.56%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.56%) Investment Management
9 1 (1.56%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.56%) Business Development
9 1 (1.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.13%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) VB
4 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (23.44%) MCSE
2 15 (23.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (20.31%) Degree
4 11 (17.19%) MCP
5 7 (10.94%) MCITP
6 5 (7.81%) MCTS
7 3 (4.69%) NCIE
8 2 (3.13%) VCAP
8 2 (3.13%) NCDA
8 2 (3.13%) HP MASE
8 2 (3.13%) VCDX
8 2 (3.13%) VCP5
8 2 (3.13%) CCEE
8 2 (3.13%) CCIA
8 2 (3.13%) HP AIS
8 2 (3.13%) MCSA
8 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.56%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (34.38%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (43.75%) Hyper-V
2 25 (39.06%) VMware ESX
3 21 (32.81%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (32.81%) vCloud
4 18 (28.13%) VMware Server
4 18 (28.13%) VMFS
5 16 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (17.19%) vSphere
7 8 (12.50%) XenDesktop
8 7 (10.94%) XenApp
9 5 (7.81%) NFS
10 4 (6.25%) XenServer
11 3 (4.69%) Terminal Services
11 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (4.69%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) HP SIM
2 4 (6.25%) SCOM
3 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.56%) MOM
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (50.00%) HP
3 26 (40.63%) NetApp
4 24 (37.50%) EMC
5 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
6 18 (28.13%) CA
7 11 (17.19%) Citrix
8 8 (12.50%) Cisco
9 3 (4.69%) Symantec
9 3 (4.69%) Sage
9 3 (4.69%) Dell
9 3 (4.69%) ProCurve
10 2 (3.13%) Kaspersky
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle
11 1 (1.56%) Avaya
11 1 (1.56%) CommVault
11 1 (1.56%) IBM
11 1 (1.56%) Mitel
11 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.56%) 3PAR