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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 57 58 108
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +50
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 253 288 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.90% 4.06% 2.32%
As % of the System Software category 40.22% 42.54% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 188 225 125
Average salary £34,000 £34,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.15% -7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
629 677 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.71% 9.54% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 470 527 431
Average salary £33,500 £33,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.51% -9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +1 169 £36,000 +3.59% 25
Cheshire -3 45 £33,500 -4.28% 16
Lancashire +9 20 £34,500 +9.52%
Cumbria +3 11 £62,500 -
Merseyside -6 7 £41,250 +3.12% 7
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 534 (100.00%) VMware
2 382 (71.54%) Windows
3 286 (53.56%) Microsoft
4 247 (46.25%) Citrix
5 236 (44.19%) Cisco
6 212 (39.70%) Active Directory
7 176 (32.96%) NetApp
8 146 (27.34%) MS Exchange
9 143 (26.78%) Hyper-V
10 125 (23.41%) SQL Server
11 122 (22.85%) HP
12 120 (22.47%) MS Excel
13 117 (21.91%) DNS
13 117 (21.91%) SAN
14 110 (20.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 108 (20.22%) ITIL
16 105 (19.66%) Firewall
17 99 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
18 97 (18.16%) Linux
19 95 (17.79%) DHCP
20 89 (16.67%) EMC
20 89 (16.67%) Oracle
21 88 (16.48%) LAN
22 85 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
22 85 (15.92%) XenApp
23 83 (15.54%) XenDesktop
24 80 (14.98%) WAN
25 74 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
26 73 (13.67%) Finance
26 73 (13.67%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 146 (27.34%) MS Exchange
2 73 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (10.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 54 (10.11%) SharePoint
4 48 (8.99%) IIS
5 36 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2003
6 27 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 22 (4.12%) WebSphere
7 22 (4.12%) WebLogic
8 16 (3.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (2.81%) Apache
10 12 (2.25%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.69%) Lync
11 9 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
12 8 (1.50%) IBM Notes
12 8 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (1.50%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 6 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 4 (0.75%) nginx
15 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 120 (22.47%) MS Excel
2 54 (10.11%) MS Office
3 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.94%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (0.94%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (8.61%) Office 365
2 17 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.12%) Mimecast
6 3 (0.56%) IaaS
6 3 (0.56%) SaaS
7 2 (0.37%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 117 (21.91%) DNS
1 117 (21.91%) SAN
2 105 (19.66%) Firewall
3 95 (17.79%) DHCP
4 88 (16.48%) LAN
5 80 (14.98%) WAN
6 72 (13.48%) VPN
7 54 (10.11%) VLAN
8 48 (8.99%) TCP/IP
9 40 (7.49%) VoIP
10 36 (6.74%) Network Security
11 33 (6.18%) NAS
12 32 (5.99%) Wireless
13 20 (3.75%) NetScaler
14 18 (3.37%) MPLS
15 17 (3.18%) iSCSI
16 16 (3.00%) Cisco IOS
17 15 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (2.81%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (2.81%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (23.41%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.93%) Oracle Database
3 25 (4.68%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.49%) RDBMS
5 22 (4.12%) DB2
5 22 (4.12%) Oracle Exadata
6 20 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (3.18%) MySQL
8 9 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.56%) Ingres
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.19%) SQLite
13 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (1.87%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.69%) MSI
2 9 (1.69%) JIRA
3 8 (1.50%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.31%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.12%) Selenium
5 6 (1.12%) JMeter
5 6 (1.12%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.19%) WiX
6 1 (0.19%) NUnit
6 1 (0.19%) FxCop
6 1 (0.19%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.19%) Moq
6 1 (0.19%) Gerrit
General
1 73 (13.67%) Finance
2 24 (4.49%) Retail
3 16 (3.00%) Banking
4 12 (2.25%) Back Office
5 8 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.50%) Billing
6 7 (1.31%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.12%) Legal
8 4 (0.75%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (17.98%) Support Engineer
2 79 (14.79%) Architect
3 76 (14.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 52 (9.74%) 3rd Line Support
5 42 (7.87%) Analyst
6 36 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 35 (6.55%) Solutions Architect
8 34 (6.37%) Consultant
9 31 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
10 26 (4.87%) Infrastructure Architect
11 24 (4.49%) Technical Architect
12 23 (4.31%) Technical Support
12 23 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 23 (4.31%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 22 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
14 19 (3.56%) Administrator
15 18 (3.37%) Citrix Support
16 17 (3.18%) Citrix Engineer
16 17 (3.18%) Technical Engineer
16 17 (3.18%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.12%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (4.12%) Middleware
1 22 (4.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 10 (1.87%) XML
3 9 (1.69%) REST
3 9 (1.69%) .NET
3 9 (1.69%) J2EE
3 9 (1.69%) JSP
3 9 (1.69%) SOAP
4 7 (1.31%) Application Packaging
5 6 (1.12%) Web Services
6 3 (0.56%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.19%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.19%) COM
7 1 (0.19%) WCF
7 1 (0.19%) LINQ
7 1 (0.19%) EDI
7 1 (0.19%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.19%) Ninject
7 1 (0.19%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.55%) FlexPod
2 25 (4.68%) Replication
3 21 (3.93%) Clustering
4 20 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (3.37%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.25%) Fat Client
6 12 (2.25%) Client/Server
6 12 (2.25%) Thin Client
7 7 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.12%) Life Science
9 5 (0.94%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.56%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.56%) NHS
10 3 (0.56%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.37%) User Experience
11 2 (0.37%) PDA
11 2 (0.37%) Open Source
12 1 (0.19%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.19%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 382 (71.54%) Windows
2 110 (20.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 99 (18.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 97 (18.16%) Linux
5 74 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 71 (13.30%) Windows 7
7 59 (11.05%) Solaris
8 39 (7.30%) AIX
8 39 (7.30%) Windows XP
9 38 (7.12%) UNIX
10 33 (6.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 29 (5.43%) HPUX
12 26 (4.87%) Windows 8
13 23 (4.31%) SUSE
14 22 (4.12%) zOS
14 22 (4.12%) OS/400
15 12 (2.25%) CentOS
15 12 (2.25%) Android
16 9 (1.69%) Mac OS X
17 6 (1.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (20.22%) ITIL
2 59 (11.05%) Migration
3 47 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 44 (8.24%) Business Continuity
5 41 (7.68%) Change Management
6 35 (6.55%) Mentoring
7 34 (6.37%) Coaching
7 34 (6.37%) Project Management
8 31 (5.81%) Infrastructure Management
9 24 (4.49%) Service Delivery
10 23 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (3.93%) Incident Management
11 21 (3.93%) Technical Architecture
12 20 (3.75%) Kalman Filter
13 18 (3.37%) Line Management
14 17 (3.18%) Problem Management
15 16 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
16 15 (2.81%) Asset Management
17 14 (2.62%) Service Management
17 14 (2.62%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 73 (13.67%) SQL
2 59 (11.05%) PowerShell
3 22 (4.12%) C
4 16 (3.00%) VB
5 15 (2.81%) VBScript
6 12 (2.25%) Java
7 10 (1.87%) T-SQL
7 10 (1.87%) PHP
8 7 (1.31%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.12%) Perl
10 4 (0.75%) Python
11 3 (0.56%) JavaScript
12 2 (0.37%) C#
12 2 (0.37%) C++
13 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.19%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.19%) AWK
13 1 (0.19%) Ruby
13 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.19%) sed
Qualifications
1 85 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (13.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 66 (12.36%) MCSE
4 58 (10.86%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (9.93%) CCNA
6 37 (6.93%) Security Cleared
7 36 (6.74%) Degree
8 35 (6.55%) Citrix Certification
9 32 (5.99%) CCA
9 32 (5.99%) NCDA
10 31 (5.81%) SC Cleared
11 28 (5.24%) MCITP
12 27 (5.06%) MCTS
13 24 (4.49%) MCSA
13 24 (4.49%) MCP
14 18 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (2.81%) NCIE
16 12 (2.25%) CCNP
17 11 (2.06%) VCAP
18 10 (1.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.56%) SLA
2 7 (1.31%) QA
2 7 (1.31%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 212 (39.70%) Active Directory
2 143 (26.78%) Hyper-V
3 85 (15.92%) XenApp
4 83 (15.54%) XenDesktop
5 57 (10.67%) vSphere
6 37 (6.93%) Microsoft App-V
7 28 (5.24%) VMware ESX
8 25 (4.68%) KVM
9 18 (3.37%) XenServer
10 10 (1.87%) NFS
10 10 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (1.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (1.31%) Xen
13 6 (1.12%) VMware Server
13 6 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.94%) vCloud
15 3 (0.56%) Postfix
15 3 (0.56%) MetaFrame
16 2 (0.37%) Terminal Services
16 2 (0.37%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 23 (4.31%) WSUS
1 23 (4.31%) SCCM
2 22 (4.12%) Tivoli
3 8 (1.50%) Nagios
3 8 (1.50%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.31%) WMI
4 7 (1.31%) AppDNA
5 5 (0.94%) Puppet
5 5 (0.94%) XenMobile
5 5 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (0.75%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.56%) Legato
7 3 (0.56%) NetBackup
7 3 (0.56%) SCOM
8 2 (0.37%) Cacti
8 2 (0.37%) Munin
8 2 (0.37%) yum
8 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 534 (100.00%) VMware
2 286 (53.56%) Microsoft
3 247 (46.25%) Citrix
4 236 (44.19%) Cisco
5 176 (32.96%) NetApp
6 122 (22.85%) HP
7 89 (16.67%) Oracle
7 89 (16.67%) EMC
8 63 (11.80%) Juniper
9 46 (8.61%) IBM
10 45 (8.43%) Symantec
11 43 (8.05%) Dell
12 37 (6.93%) Red Hat
13 36 (6.74%) CA
14 24 (4.49%) CheckPoint
15 22 (4.12%) BMC
15 22 (4.12%) Brocade
16 18 (3.37%) Veeam
16 18 (3.37%) Avaya
16 18 (3.37%) AppSense
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum + including car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance/Pension/Health/Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien
Salary: Negotiable + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Including Car Allowance+bens
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Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £23000 - £33000 per annum + inc 5K Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
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