The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Infrastructure 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 VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 61 96 48
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -48
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 260 181 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.65% 2.49% 5.00%
As % of the System Software category 36.88% 31.70% 50.54%
Number of salaries quoted 226 151 343
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
705 571 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.91% 7.87% 9.89%
Number of salaries quoted 589 472 673
Average salary £33,264 £37,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% +0.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in the North West

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Histogram in the North West

VMware Infrastructure
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 VMware Infrastructure within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Manchester +28 150 £33,500 -15.18% 27
Cheshire +22 61 £33,926 +15.00% 7
Merseyside +8 37 £57,500 -8.00%
Lancashire -26 9 £37,500 +20.96% 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 550 (100.00%) VMware
2 351 (63.82%) Windows
3 276 (50.18%) Microsoft
4 239 (43.45%) Citrix
5 198 (36.00%) Active Directory
6 182 (33.09%) Hyper-V
7 159 (28.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 155 (28.18%) MS Exchange
9 143 (26.00%) SAN
10 132 (24.00%) Cisco
11 130 (23.64%) MS Excel
11 130 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 125 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 124 (22.55%) NetApp
14 123 (22.36%) SQL
15 107 (19.45%) ITIL
15 107 (19.45%) HP
16 102 (18.55%) vSphere
17 93 (16.91%) WAN
18 92 (16.73%) XenApp
18 92 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012
19 87 (15.82%) Firewall
20 84 (15.27%) LAN
20 84 (15.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 79 (14.36%) SQL Server
22 77 (14.00%) MCSE
23 74 (13.45%) XenDesktop
24 72 (13.09%) SLA
25 69 (12.55%) EMC
26 67 (12.18%) Linux

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 155 (28.18%) MS Exchange
2 67 (12.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (9.27%) IIS
4 45 (8.18%) SharePoint
5 40 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 39 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 36 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (2.91%) Apache
9 14 (2.55%) Tomcat
9 14 (2.55%) Lync
10 12 (2.18%) BizTalk Server
11 9 (1.64%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.91%) TPMS
12 5 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
12 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.55%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
16 1 (0.18%) DNN
16 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 130 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.36%) MS Office
3 4 (0.73%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 27 (4.91%) Office 365
2 22 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 16 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.09%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.55%) SaaS
8 2 (0.36%) IaaS
9 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 143 (26.00%) SAN
2 93 (16.91%) WAN
3 87 (15.82%) Firewall
4 84 (15.27%) LAN
5 61 (11.09%) DNS
6 48 (8.73%) TCP/IP
7 40 (7.27%) DHCP
8 37 (6.73%) VPN
9 33 (6.00%) NAS
10 29 (5.27%) Internet
11 28 (5.09%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (3.82%) NetScaler
13 15 (2.73%) VLAN
13 15 (2.73%) Network Security
13 15 (2.73%) iSCSI
14 12 (2.18%) IPsec
15 10 (1.82%) VoIP
15 10 (1.82%) Unified Communications
16 9 (1.64%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (1.45%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (4.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (4.18%) MySQL
4 21 (3.82%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 11 (2.00%) RDBMS
7 5 (0.91%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.36%) DB2
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.18%) OLAP
10 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.18%) Informix
Development Applications
1 14 (2.55%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.82%) NUnit
2 10 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.45%) Selenium
4 6 (1.09%) JUnit
4 6 (1.09%) Eclipse
4 6 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.73%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (0.73%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.55%) Gerrit
7 3 (0.55%) FxCop
7 3 (0.55%) StyleCop
7 3 (0.55%) Moq
8 2 (0.36%) Subversion
8 2 (0.36%) JIRA
9 1 (0.18%) Hudson
9 1 (0.18%) TestComplete
General
1 66 (12.00%) Finance
2 17 (3.09%) Back Office
3 11 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.45%) Banking
5 8 (1.45%) Retail
6 6 (1.09%) Marketing
7 5 (0.91%) Military
7 5 (0.91%) Electronics
8 4 (0.73%) Law
8 4 (0.73%) Legal
8 4 (0.73%) Advertising
9 3 (0.55%) Games
10 1 (0.18%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) Automotive
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 78 (14.18%) Support Engineer
2 61 (11.09%) Consultant
3 59 (10.73%) Analyst
4 44 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 41 (7.45%) Administrator
5 41 (7.45%) Architect
6 36 (6.55%) 3rd Line Support
7 31 (5.64%) 2nd Line Support
8 30 (5.45%) Server Support
9 29 (5.27%) Systems Administrator
9 29 (5.27%) IT Support
10 28 (5.09%) Support Analyst
11 27 (4.91%) Systems Engineer
12 23 (4.18%) Solutions Architect
13 21 (3.82%) Server Engineer
14 19 (3.45%) Server Support Engineer
15 17 (3.09%) Technical Consultant
16 16 (2.91%) Service Analyst
16 16 (2.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 15 (2.73%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (6.18%) Web Services
2 20 (3.64%) .NET
3 10 (1.82%) Middleware
3 10 (1.82%) HTML
4 9 (1.64%) jQuery
4 9 (1.64%) HTML5
5 8 (1.45%) CSS
6 6 (1.09%) RESTful
6 6 (1.09%) CSS3
7 5 (0.91%) WCF
8 4 (0.73%) WPF
8 4 (0.73%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.73%) Backbone.js
8 4 (0.73%) LINQ
9 3 (0.55%) Ninject
9 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.55%) COM
9 3 (0.55%) XML
9 3 (0.55%) WSH
9 3 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.64%) Client/Server
2 19 (3.45%) FlexPod
3 18 (3.27%) Replication
4 17 (3.09%) e-Health
5 16 (2.91%) Thin Client
5 16 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.91%) Fat Client
6 14 (2.55%) Clustering
7 11 (2.00%) CLARiiON
7 11 (2.00%) EqualLogic
8 9 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.27%) GIS
9 7 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.09%) PKI
11 5 (0.91%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.91%) iPhone
12 4 (0.73%) Celerra
12 4 (0.73%) Firmware
12 4 (0.73%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 351 (63.82%) Windows
2 159 (28.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 130 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 92 (16.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 67 (12.18%) Linux
6 65 (11.82%) Windows 7
7 47 (8.55%) Windows XP
8 33 (6.00%) UNIX
8 33 (6.00%) Windows 8
9 18 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 18 (3.27%) Windows 2000
10 14 (2.55%) Solaris
11 11 (2.00%) VMS
12 6 (1.09%) CentOS
12 6 (1.09%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.73%) Android
13 4 (0.73%) AIX
14 3 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.55%) SUSE
14 3 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (19.45%) ITIL
2 49 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 47 (8.55%) Change Management
4 34 (6.18%) Project Management
5 31 (5.64%) Capacity Planning
5 31 (5.64%) Change Control
6 28 (5.09%) Performance Tuning
7 26 (4.73%) Business Continuity
8 21 (3.82%) Configuration Management
9 19 (3.45%) Capacity Management
10 17 (3.09%) Load Balancing
11 14 (2.55%) Business Development
11 14 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (2.55%) Service Delivery
12 13 (2.36%) Service Management
12 13 (2.36%) Risk Assessment
12 13 (2.36%) Test Scripting
13 12 (2.18%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (2.18%) Migration
14 11 (2.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (22.36%) SQL
2 52 (9.45%) PowerShell
3 21 (3.82%) C#
4 17 (3.09%) C
5 10 (1.82%) C++
6 9 (1.64%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.09%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.91%) Python
9 5 (0.91%) Ruby
9 5 (0.91%) Perl
9 5 (0.91%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.73%) PHP
11 3 (0.55%) XAML
11 3 (0.55%) VB
12 2 (0.36%) XPath
12 2 (0.36%) VBScript
13 1 (0.18%) Delphi
13 1 (0.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 125 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 84 (15.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 77 (14.00%) MCSE
4 61 (11.09%) Citrix Certification
4 61 (11.09%) MCITP
5 57 (10.36%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (9.27%) CCA
7 50 (9.09%) CCNA
8 46 (8.36%) Degree
9 44 (8.00%) MCP
10 42 (7.64%) MCTS
11 36 (6.55%) MCSA
12 20 (3.64%) NCDA
13 14 (2.55%) NCIE
13 14 (2.55%) CCNP
13 14 (2.55%) CCEE
13 14 (2.55%) CCIA
14 7 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (1.27%) Security Cleared
15 6 (1.09%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (13.09%) SLA
2 17 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (3.09%) QA
3 6 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.91%) BS7799
5 3 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 198 (36.00%) Active Directory
2 182 (33.09%) Hyper-V
3 102 (18.55%) vSphere
4 92 (16.73%) XenApp
5 74 (13.45%) XenDesktop
6 54 (9.82%) VMware ESX
7 38 (6.91%) vCloud
8 31 (5.64%) VMware Server
9 28 (5.09%) XenServer
10 24 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (3.45%) Terminal Services
12 18 (3.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 18 (3.27%) VMFS
13 12 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (1.45%) NFS
14 8 (1.45%) Xen
15 6 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 4 (0.73%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 47 (8.55%) SCCM
2 31 (5.64%) SCOM
3 19 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.82%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.45%) Nagios
5 8 (1.45%) HP SIM
5 8 (1.45%) Puppet
6 7 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.73%) Cacti
9 4 (0.73%) OpenNMS
10 3 (0.55%) WSUS
10 3 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.36%) OpenView
11 2 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.36%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 550 (100.00%) VMware
2 276 (50.18%) Microsoft
3 239 (43.45%) Citrix
4 132 (24.00%) Cisco
5 124 (22.55%) NetApp
6 107 (19.45%) HP
7 69 (12.55%) EMC
8 40 (7.27%) Oracle
9 36 (6.55%) IBM
10 34 (6.18%) Dell
10 34 (6.18%) Symantec
11 22 (4.00%) CA
11 22 (4.00%) Veeam
12 20 (3.64%) Red Hat
13 16 (2.91%) Juniper
13 16 (2.91%) AppSense
14 15 (2.73%) 3PAR
15 12 (2.18%) McAfee
15 12 (2.18%) Avaya
16 11 (2.00%) BMC
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + on call
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + car or allowance + pension + healt
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens + OT
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Widnes, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £16000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K base + 10K Bonus + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £180 - £210 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £51,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago