The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 68 96 81
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 271 172 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.63% 2.54% 3.27%
As % of the System Software category 36.28% 30.77% 38.06%
Number of salaries quoted 215 147 203
Average salary £34,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
VMware Infrastructure
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
747 559 607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.99% 8.27% 8.58%
Number of salaries quoted 622 457 528
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 31 October 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 31 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
Manchester +32 169 £34,500 -1.42% 47
Cheshire +30 69 £34,000 -5.55% 9
Merseyside -6 14 £40,000 -4.76%
Cumbria - 8 £63,750 - 2
Lancashire -7 5 £36,000 +56.52% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 535 (100.00%) VMware
2 336 (62.80%) Windows
3 286 (53.46%) Microsoft
4 248 (46.36%) Citrix
5 180 (33.64%) Active Directory
6 177 (33.08%) Hyper-V
7 158 (29.53%) Cisco
8 155 (28.97%) SAN
9 144 (26.92%) NetApp
10 121 (22.62%) MS Exchange
11 119 (22.24%) Windows Server 2008
12 116 (21.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 107 (20.00%) HP
14 105 (19.63%) MS Excel
15 100 (18.69%) ITIL
16 99 (18.50%) XenApp
17 95 (17.76%) WAN
18 90 (16.82%) Citrix Certification
18 90 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
19 89 (16.64%) Linux
20 88 (16.45%) SQL
20 88 (16.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 87 (16.26%) LAN
22 86 (16.07%) CCA
23 80 (14.95%) vSphere
24 79 (14.77%) Finance
25 76 (14.21%) DNS
25 76 (14.21%) MCSE
26 75 (14.02%) XenDesktop
27 74 (13.83%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 121 (22.62%) MS Exchange
2 56 (10.47%) IIS
3 48 (8.97%) SharePoint
3 48 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 23 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (4.11%) Apache
7 18 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (3.18%) Lync
9 16 (2.99%) WebSphere
10 14 (2.62%) Tomcat
11 11 (2.06%) nginx
12 10 (1.87%) Office Communications Server
12 10 (1.87%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.93%) Jetty
14 4 (0.75%) TPMS
14 4 (0.75%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 105 (19.63%) MS Excel
2 37 (6.92%) MS Office
3 8 (1.50%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.37%) MS Project
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.05%) Cloud Computing
2 24 (4.49%) Office 365
3 12 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.31%) IaaS
6 5 (0.93%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.75%) SaaS
7 4 (0.75%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.56%) PaaS
9 2 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 155 (28.97%) SAN
2 95 (17.76%) WAN
3 87 (16.26%) LAN
4 76 (14.21%) DNS
5 74 (13.83%) Firewall
6 63 (11.78%) NAS
7 57 (10.65%) DHCP
8 47 (8.79%) TCP/IP
9 46 (8.60%) VPN
10 35 (6.54%) NetScaler
11 31 (5.79%) Internet
12 25 (4.67%) Wi-Fi
12 25 (4.67%) iSCSI
13 24 (4.49%) VLAN
13 24 (4.49%) Network Security
14 11 (2.06%) Wireless
15 10 (1.87%) HTTP
16 9 (1.68%) IPsec
16 9 (1.68%) MPLS
17 8 (1.50%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.42%) MySQL
3 20 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.99%) Oracle Database
6 12 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (2.06%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.87%) DB2
8 10 (1.87%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (0.75%) Ingres
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.37%) MS Access
14 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
14 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.19%) OLAP
14 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (3.36%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.24%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.87%) NUnit
3 10 (1.87%) Selenium
4 8 (1.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 8 (1.50%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.50%) Dreamweaver
4 8 (1.50%) JUnit
5 5 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.56%) SilkPerformer
6 3 (0.56%) JIRA
6 3 (0.56%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.37%) JMeter
7 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.37%) FxCop
7 2 (0.37%) StyleCop
7 2 (0.37%) Moq
7 2 (0.37%) Gerrit
7 2 (0.37%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.19%) Hudson
General
1 79 (14.77%) Finance
2 23 (4.30%) Back Office
3 15 (2.80%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.31%) Legal
5 6 (1.12%) German Language
5 6 (1.12%) Banking
5 6 (1.12%) Retail
5 6 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 5 (0.93%) Italian Language
6 5 (0.93%) Turkish Language
7 2 (0.37%) Military
7 2 (0.37%) Billing
7 2 (0.37%) Electronics
7 2 (0.37%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Games
8 1 (0.19%) Law
8 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 81 (15.14%) Support Engineer
2 70 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (11.03%) Consultant
4 53 (9.91%) Analyst
5 43 (8.04%) 3rd Line Support
6 35 (6.54%) Citrix Engineer
7 32 (5.98%) Architect
8 31 (5.79%) Server Support
8 31 (5.79%) Administrator
9 28 (5.23%) Server Engineer
10 27 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 26 (4.86%) Citrix Support
11 26 (4.86%) Systems Administrator
12 24 (4.49%) Infrastructure Manager
13 20 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
13 20 (3.74%) Technical Consultant
13 20 (3.74%) Windows Support Engineer
14 19 (3.55%) Support Analyst
14 19 (3.55%) Infrastructure Architect
14 19 (3.55%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.49%) Web Services
2 15 (2.80%) .NET
3 12 (2.24%) HTML
4 11 (2.06%) HTML5
4 11 (2.06%) WebSphere MQ
5 10 (1.87%) Middleware
5 10 (1.87%) CSS
6 9 (1.68%) jQuery
6 9 (1.68%) RESTful
7 8 (1.50%) CSS3
7 8 (1.50%) Backbone.js
8 7 (1.31%) J2EE
9 5 (0.93%) Servlets
10 4 (0.75%) XML
11 3 (0.56%) WCF
11 3 (0.56%) SOAP
12 2 (0.37%) JSP
12 2 (0.37%) LINQ
12 2 (0.37%) Ninject
12 2 (0.37%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.67%) FlexPod
2 19 (3.55%) Client/Server
3 18 (3.36%) e-Health
4 16 (2.99%) Clustering
5 14 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.43%) Fat Client
6 13 (2.43%) Thin Client
7 11 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.87%) Management Information System
9 8 (1.50%) Computer Science
10 5 (0.93%) Blog
10 5 (0.93%) Statistics
10 5 (0.93%) Graphic Design
10 5 (0.93%) Replication
11 4 (0.75%) iPhone
12 3 (0.56%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.56%) User Experience
12 3 (0.56%) CLARiiON
12 3 (0.56%) Human Factors
13 2 (0.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 336 (62.80%) Windows
2 119 (22.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (16.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 89 (16.64%) Linux
5 62 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (11.21%) Windows 7
7 46 (8.60%) UNIX
8 34 (6.36%) Windows XP
9 31 (5.79%) Solaris
10 27 (5.05%) Windows 2000
11 25 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 24 (4.49%) Windows 8
13 19 (3.55%) AIX
14 17 (3.18%) VMS
15 13 (2.43%) SUSE
16 12 (2.24%) HPUX
17 10 (1.87%) OS/400
17 10 (1.87%) zOS
18 6 (1.12%) Windows Vista
18 6 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (18.69%) ITIL
2 59 (11.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 55 (10.28%) Change Management
4 36 (6.73%) Coaching
5 34 (6.36%) Performance Tuning
5 34 (6.36%) Service Delivery
6 27 (5.05%) Business Continuity
7 26 (4.86%) Mentoring
7 26 (4.86%) Change Control
8 21 (3.93%) Capacity Management
9 20 (3.74%) Infrastructure Management
9 20 (3.74%) Configuration Management
10 19 (3.55%) Capacity Planning
11 18 (3.36%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (3.36%) Migration
12 17 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
13 16 (2.99%) Project Management
14 15 (2.80%) Incident Management
15 13 (2.43%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (16.45%) SQL
2 44 (8.22%) PowerShell
3 14 (2.62%) C
4 11 (2.06%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.87%) Java
5 10 (1.87%) C#
5 10 (1.87%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.50%) PHP
7 7 (1.31%) C++
7 7 (1.31%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.12%) Perl
9 5 (0.93%) VB
10 4 (0.75%) Ruby
11 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.19%) Groovy
12 1 (0.19%) Python
12 1 (0.19%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 116 (21.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 90 (16.82%) Citrix Certification
3 88 (16.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 86 (16.07%) CCA
5 76 (14.21%) MCSE
6 55 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
6 55 (10.28%) MCITP
7 51 (9.53%) CCNA
8 47 (8.79%) Degree
9 45 (8.41%) MCTS
10 38 (7.10%) MCP
11 37 (6.92%) MCSA
12 14 (2.62%) NCIE
13 13 (2.43%) VCAP
13 13 (2.43%) Security Cleared
14 12 (2.24%) CCNP
14 12 (2.24%) NCDA
15 10 (1.87%) CCEA
15 10 (1.87%) SC Cleared
16 9 (1.68%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (12.52%) SLA
2 16 (2.99%) QA
3 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 180 (33.64%) Active Directory
2 177 (33.08%) Hyper-V
3 99 (18.50%) XenApp
4 80 (14.95%) vSphere
5 75 (14.02%) XenDesktop
6 56 (10.47%) VMware ESX
7 38 (7.10%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (6.17%) vCloud
9 24 (4.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 21 (3.93%) VMware Server
11 19 (3.55%) VMFS
12 14 (2.62%) Terminal Services
13 12 (2.24%) XenServer
14 11 (2.06%) KVM
14 11 (2.06%) Xen
15 6 (1.12%) NFS
16 5 (0.93%) MetaFrame
17 4 (0.75%) Firmware
18 3 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
18 3 (0.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (6.36%) SCCM
2 15 (2.80%) SCOM
3 14 (2.62%) Puppet
4 12 (2.24%) Backup Exec
5 11 (2.06%) Tivoli
6 10 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (1.50%) WSUS
8 6 (1.12%) Nagios
9 5 (0.93%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.93%) Ansible
10 4 (0.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.56%) Casper Suite
11 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.56%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.37%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 2 (0.37%) OpenNMS
12 2 (0.37%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 535 (100.00%) VMware
2 286 (53.46%) Microsoft
3 248 (46.36%) Citrix
4 158 (29.53%) Cisco
5 144 (26.92%) NetApp
6 107 (20.00%) HP
7 70 (13.08%) EMC
8 51 (9.53%) Oracle
9 43 (8.04%) Symantec
10 32 (5.98%) Dell
10 32 (5.98%) CA
11 28 (5.23%) IBM
12 27 (5.05%) Red Hat
13 16 (2.99%) Juniper
14 15 (2.80%) McAfee
14 15 (2.80%) AppSense
15 12 (2.24%) CheckPoint
16 11 (2.06%) Sophos
16 11 (2.06%) BMC
17 10 (1.87%) Avaya
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Search Consultancy
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £33000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18 - £20 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Broady Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + car or allowance + profit share +
Posted: 2 days ago
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Remit Resources
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum + Superb Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cumbria
Michael Page Technology
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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