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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 60 90 52
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -38
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 264 183 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.67% 2.54% 4.81%
As % of the System Software category 37.50% 32.45% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 227 154 324
Average salary £34,000 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.68% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,150 £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
704 564 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.78% 7.81% 9.58%
Number of salaries quoted 584 475 643
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -3.79%
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 31 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 31 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 +28 154 £33,500 -15.18% 26
Cheshire +14 63 £34,000 +15.25% 8
Merseyside +6 35 £57,500 -8.00% 1
Lancashire -22 9 £35,000 +16.66% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 551 (100.00%) VMware
2 357 (64.79%) Windows
3 277 (50.27%) Microsoft
4 244 (44.28%) Citrix
5 196 (35.57%) Active Directory
6 185 (33.58%) Hyper-V
7 160 (29.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 156 (28.31%) MS Exchange
9 144 (26.13%) SAN
10 133 (24.14%) Cisco
11 131 (23.77%) MS Excel
12 129 (23.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 128 (23.23%) NetApp
14 125 (22.69%) Microsoft Certification
15 124 (22.50%) SQL
16 108 (19.60%) ITIL
17 105 (19.06%) HP
18 102 (18.51%) vSphere
19 94 (17.06%) XenApp
20 92 (16.70%) Windows Server 2012
20 92 (16.70%) WAN
21 86 (15.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
22 85 (15.43%) Firewall
23 83 (15.06%) LAN
24 82 (14.88%) SQL Server
25 77 (13.97%) MCSE
26 75 (13.61%) XenDesktop
27 73 (13.25%) SLA
28 69 (12.52%) Linux
29 68 (12.34%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 156 (28.31%) MS Exchange
2 68 (12.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (9.98%) IIS
4 44 (7.99%) SharePoint
5 41 (7.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 38 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 36 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (3.27%) Apache
9 16 (2.90%) Tomcat
10 15 (2.72%) Lync
11 11 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (1.63%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (0.91%) TPMS
14 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.54%) IBM Notes
16 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
17 1 (0.18%) nginx
17 1 (0.18%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 131 (23.77%) MS Excel
2 35 (6.35%) MS Office
3 5 (0.91%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) MS Project
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.72%) Office 365
2 22 (3.99%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.09%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.54%) SaaS
8 2 (0.36%) IaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 144 (26.13%) SAN
2 92 (16.70%) WAN
3 85 (15.43%) Firewall
4 83 (15.06%) LAN
5 62 (11.25%) DNS
6 47 (8.53%) TCP/IP
7 41 (7.44%) DHCP
8 37 (6.72%) VPN
9 35 (6.35%) NAS
10 31 (5.63%) Internet
11 28 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
12 22 (3.99%) NetScaler
13 18 (3.27%) iSCSI
14 15 (2.72%) VLAN
14 15 (2.72%) Network Security
15 13 (2.36%) IPsec
16 10 (1.81%) Unified Communications
17 9 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
17 9 (1.63%) VoIP
18 8 (1.45%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 34 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (4.54%) MySQL
4 23 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 14 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.81%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.81%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.91%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.36%) DB2
10 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.36%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.18%) OLAP
11 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.18%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (2.54%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.18%) Jenkins
3 11 (2.00%) NUnit
4 8 (1.45%) Selenium
5 7 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.27%) JUnit
6 6 (1.09%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.91%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (0.91%) Dreamweaver
8 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.54%) FxCop
9 3 (0.54%) StyleCop
9 3 (0.54%) Gerrit
9 3 (0.54%) Moq
10 2 (0.36%) JIRA
10 2 (0.36%) Subversion
11 1 (0.18%) Hudson
11 1 (0.18%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.18%) SilkPerformer
11 1 (0.18%) TestComplete
General
1 68 (12.34%) Finance
2 17 (3.09%) Back Office
3 11 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.81%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.63%) Retail
6 8 (1.45%) Banking
7 6 (1.09%) Marketing
8 5 (0.91%) Electronics
8 5 (0.91%) Military
9 4 (0.73%) Advertising
9 4 (0.73%) Law
9 4 (0.73%) Legal
10 3 (0.54%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.18%) Automotive
11 1 (0.18%) Billing
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (13.97%) Support Engineer
2 59 (10.71%) Consultant
3 57 (10.34%) Analyst
4 48 (8.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 40 (7.26%) Administrator
5 40 (7.26%) Architect
6 38 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 30 (5.44%) Server Support
7 30 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 28 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
8 28 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
9 27 (4.90%) IT Support
9 27 (4.90%) Support Analyst
10 22 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
11 21 (3.81%) Server Engineer
12 19 (3.45%) Server Support Engineer
13 17 (3.09%) Technical Consultant
14 16 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 16 (2.90%) Service Analyst
15 15 (2.72%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (6.53%) Web Services
2 21 (3.81%) .NET
3 11 (2.00%) HTML
4 10 (1.81%) HTML5
5 9 (1.63%) CSS
5 9 (1.63%) Middleware
5 9 (1.63%) jQuery
6 7 (1.27%) RESTful
6 7 (1.27%) CSS3
7 5 (0.91%) Backbone.js
7 5 (0.91%) WCF
8 4 (0.73%) LINQ
9 3 (0.54%) Ninject
9 3 (0.54%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.54%) COM
9 3 (0.54%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.54%) WPF
9 3 (0.54%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.36%) XML
10 2 (0.36%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 20 (3.63%) Client/Server
2 19 (3.45%) FlexPod
3 17 (3.09%) Replication
3 17 (3.09%) e-Health
4 16 (2.90%) Fat Client
4 16 (2.90%) Thin Client
5 15 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.54%) Clustering
7 10 (1.81%) CLARiiON
7 10 (1.81%) EqualLogic
8 9 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.63%) Management Information System
9 7 (1.27%) GIS
9 7 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.09%) PKI
11 5 (0.91%) iPhone
12 4 (0.73%) Statistics
12 4 (0.73%) Symmetrix
12 4 (0.73%) Firmware
12 4 (0.73%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 357 (64.79%) Windows
2 160 (29.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 129 (23.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 92 (16.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (12.52%) Linux
6 68 (12.34%) Windows 7
7 49 (8.89%) Windows XP
8 34 (6.17%) Windows 8
9 33 (5.99%) UNIX
10 19 (3.45%) Windows 2000
11 17 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (2.54%) Solaris
13 12 (2.18%) VMS
14 6 (1.09%) CentOS
14 6 (1.09%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.73%) Android
15 4 (0.73%) AIX
16 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.54%) SUSE
16 3 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (19.60%) ITIL
2 48 (8.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 48 (8.71%) Change Management
3 34 (6.17%) Project Management
4 32 (5.81%) Change Control
5 31 (5.63%) Capacity Planning
6 28 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
7 24 (4.36%) Business Continuity
8 22 (3.99%) Configuration Management
9 19 (3.45%) Capacity Management
10 16 (2.90%) Load Balancing
11 15 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (2.54%) Business Development
12 14 (2.54%) Service Delivery
12 14 (2.54%) Migration
13 13 (2.36%) Service Management
13 13 (2.36%) Test Scripting
13 13 (2.36%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (2.36%) Risk Assessment
14 11 (2.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 124 (22.50%) SQL
2 53 (9.62%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.63%) C#
4 17 (3.09%) C
5 10 (1.81%) C++
5 10 (1.81%) JavaScript
6 9 (1.63%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.45%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.09%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.91%) Perl
10 5 (0.91%) Python
10 5 (0.91%) Ruby
11 4 (0.73%) PHP
12 2 (0.36%) XAML
12 2 (0.36%) VBScript
12 2 (0.36%) VB
12 2 (0.36%) Java
13 1 (0.18%) Delphi
13 1 (0.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 125 (22.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 86 (15.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 77 (13.97%) MCSE
4 64 (11.62%) Citrix Certification
5 60 (10.89%) MCITP
6 57 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (10.16%) CCA
8 50 (9.07%) CCNA
9 46 (8.35%) Degree
10 44 (7.99%) MCTS
10 44 (7.99%) MCP
11 37 (6.72%) MCSA
12 20 (3.63%) NCDA
13 14 (2.54%) NCIE
13 14 (2.54%) CCNP
14 12 (2.18%) CCEE
14 12 (2.18%) CCIA
15 8 (1.45%) Security Cleared
15 8 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.27%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (13.25%) SLA
2 18 (3.27%) QA
3 17 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.09%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.91%) BS7799
6 3 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 196 (35.57%) Active Directory
2 185 (33.58%) Hyper-V
3 102 (18.51%) vSphere
4 94 (17.06%) XenApp
5 75 (13.61%) XenDesktop
6 54 (9.80%) VMware ESX
7 38 (6.90%) vCloud
8 31 (5.63%) VMware Server
9 25 (4.54%) XenServer
10 24 (4.36%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (3.45%) Terminal Services
11 19 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 18 (3.27%) VMFS
13 12 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (1.63%) NFS
14 9 (1.63%) Xen
15 5 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 4 (0.73%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.73%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 47 (8.53%) SCCM
2 31 (5.63%) SCOM
3 17 (3.09%) Backup Exec
4 9 (1.63%) Puppet
4 9 (1.63%) Tivoli
5 8 (1.45%) Nagios
5 8 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (1.45%) HP SIM
6 5 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.73%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (0.73%) NetBackup
7 4 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.73%) Cacti
7 4 (0.73%) OpenNMS
8 3 (0.54%) HP Data Protector
8 3 (0.54%) WSUS
9 2 (0.36%) OpenView
9 2 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (0.36%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 551 (100.00%) VMware
2 277 (50.27%) Microsoft
3 244 (44.28%) Citrix
4 133 (24.14%) Cisco
5 128 (23.23%) NetApp
6 105 (19.06%) HP
7 67 (12.16%) EMC
8 38 (6.90%) Oracle
9 35 (6.35%) Dell
10 33 (5.99%) IBM
11 31 (5.63%) Symantec
12 22 (3.99%) CA
13 21 (3.81%) Veeam
14 19 (3.45%) Red Hat
15 17 (3.09%) AppSense
16 15 (2.72%) Juniper
16 15 (2.72%) 3PAR
17 13 (2.36%) McAfee
18 11 (2.00%) Avaya
18 11 (2.00%) BMC
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Posted: 8 hours ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
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Cheshire
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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