The first table below looks at the demand for VMFS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMFS over the 3 months to 23 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Virtual Machine File System (VMFS)
Rank 224 - 250
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VMFS 18 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% - 0.054%
As % of the System Software category 2.58% - 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 4
Average salary £57,500 - £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £63,000 - £50,750
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
699 574 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.92% 7.85% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 587 476 680
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +0.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,550 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMFS
England

VMFS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VMFS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VMFS
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMFS across the North West region.

VMFS Salary Trend in the North West

VMFS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMFS within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Merseyside - 18 £57,500 -
VMFS
England

VMFS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing VMFS 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 VMFS.

1 18 (100.00%) HP
1 18 (100.00%) EMC
1 18 (100.00%) SAN
1 18 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 18 (100.00%) NetApp
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 18 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 18 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 18 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 18 (100.00%) vCloud
1 18 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (94.44%) Capacity Management
2 17 (94.44%) Change Management
2 17 (94.44%) VMware Server
2 17 (94.44%) e-Health
2 17 (94.44%) SLA
2 17 (94.44%) CA
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (38.89%) Degree
4 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (33.33%) DMZ
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement

VMFS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing VMFS 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 VMFS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 18 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) SAN
2 6 (33.33%) DMZ
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Consultant
1 11 (61.11%) VMware Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Specialist
2 7 (38.89%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Client/Server
2 17 (94.44%) e-Health
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 18 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 17 (94.44%) Capacity Management
2 17 (94.44%) Change Management
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (94.44%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 18 (100.00%) vCloud
2 17 (94.44%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) HP
1 18 (100.00%) EMC
1 18 (100.00%) NetApp
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) CA