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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 62 80 52
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -28
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 266 190 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.63% 2.72% 4.46%
As % of the System Software category 37.57% 33.04% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 219 162 287
Average salary £34,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £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
708 575 681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.66% 8.23% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 568 488 597
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +21 163 £34,500 -12.65% 25
Cheshire +29 63 £34,000 -5.55% 14
Merseyside -8 25 £43,750 -23.91%
Lancashire -25 7 £35,000 +30.84% 3
Cumbria - 2 £62,500 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 547 (100.00%) VMware
2 356 (65.08%) Windows
3 277 (50.64%) Microsoft
4 252 (46.07%) Citrix
5 192 (35.10%) Hyper-V
6 184 (33.64%) Active Directory
7 150 (27.42%) SAN
7 150 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 147 (26.87%) MS Exchange
9 142 (25.96%) NetApp
10 132 (24.13%) Cisco
11 125 (22.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 122 (22.30%) Windows Server 2003
13 120 (21.94%) MS Excel
14 114 (20.84%) SQL
15 108 (19.74%) ITIL
16 104 (19.01%) vSphere
17 102 (18.65%) HP
18 101 (18.46%) XenApp
19 97 (17.73%) WAN
20 96 (17.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 86 (15.72%) LAN
22 84 (15.36%) Windows Server 2012
23 83 (15.17%) SQL Server
24 81 (14.81%) XenDesktop
25 79 (14.44%) Citrix Certification
26 76 (13.89%) Firewall
27 75 (13.71%) Finance
27 75 (13.71%) SLA
28 74 (13.53%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 147 (26.87%) MS Exchange
2 65 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 64 (11.70%) IIS
4 49 (8.96%) SharePoint
5 43 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 36 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2003
7 31 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (4.39%) Apache
9 17 (3.11%) Tomcat
10 16 (2.93%) Lync
11 11 (2.01%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.28%) Office Communications Server
14 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.73%) nginx
15 4 (0.73%) Jetty
15 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.73%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.55%) TPMS
17 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 120 (21.94%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.67%) MS Office
3 7 (1.28%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.18%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.39%) Office 365
2 22 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (2.01%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.10%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.73%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.55%) SaaS
8 2 (0.37%) IaaS
9 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 150 (27.42%) SAN
2 97 (17.73%) WAN
3 86 (15.72%) LAN
4 76 (13.89%) Firewall
5 70 (12.80%) DNS
6 49 (8.96%) NAS
7 47 (8.59%) TCP/IP
8 46 (8.41%) DHCP
9 37 (6.76%) VPN
10 33 (6.03%) Internet
11 31 (5.67%) Wi-Fi
12 29 (5.30%) NetScaler
13 21 (3.84%) iSCSI
14 18 (3.29%) Network Security
15 17 (3.11%) VLAN
16 16 (2.93%) IPsec
17 10 (1.83%) Cisco Nexus
18 9 (1.65%) Unified Communications
18 9 (1.65%) HTTP
19 8 (1.46%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 32 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (5.12%) MySQL
4 22 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (2.74%) Relational Database
6 12 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 9 (1.65%) RDBMS
9 5 (0.91%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.73%) DB2
10 4 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
11 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.18%) OLAP
13 1 (0.18%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.18%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.19%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.83%) NUnit
4 7 (1.28%) Selenium
4 7 (1.28%) Eclipse
4 7 (1.28%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (1.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 7 (1.28%) JUnit
5 3 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.37%) FxCop
6 2 (0.37%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.37%) Moq
6 2 (0.37%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.37%) SilkPerformer
6 2 (0.37%) JIRA
7 1 (0.18%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.18%) Hudson
General
1 75 (13.71%) Finance
2 22 (4.02%) Back Office
3 13 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.83%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.46%) Banking
5 8 (1.46%) Retail
6 5 (0.91%) Legal
7 4 (0.73%) Advertising
7 4 (0.73%) Marketing
7 4 (0.73%) German Language
7 4 (0.73%) Italian Language
7 4 (0.73%) Turkish Language
8 2 (0.37%) Games
8 2 (0.37%) Military
8 2 (0.37%) Law
8 2 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.18%) Automotive
9 1 (0.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 77 (14.08%) Support Engineer
2 54 (9.87%) Analyst
3 53 (9.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 52 (9.51%) Consultant
5 42 (7.68%) Administrator
6 40 (7.31%) 3rd Line Support
7 36 (6.58%) Architect
8 34 (6.22%) Server Support
9 30 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
10 24 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
11 23 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
11 23 (4.20%) Server Engineer
11 23 (4.20%) IT Support
12 22 (4.02%) Support Analyst
13 21 (3.84%) Server Support Engineer
14 20 (3.66%) Infrastructure Manager
14 20 (3.66%) Citrix Engineer
14 20 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
14 20 (3.66%) Windows Support Engineer
15 19 (3.47%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.40%) Web Services
2 21 (3.84%) .NET
3 13 (2.38%) HTML
4 12 (2.19%) HTML5
5 11 (2.01%) CSS
6 10 (1.83%) jQuery
7 9 (1.65%) RESTful
7 9 (1.65%) CSS3
8 7 (1.28%) Backbone.js
9 6 (1.10%) Middleware
10 5 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.73%) Servlets
11 4 (0.73%) J2EE
11 4 (0.73%) WCF
12 3 (0.55%) LINQ
12 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET
12 3 (0.55%) COM
13 2 (0.37%) .NET Framework
13 2 (0.37%) WSH
13 2 (0.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.20%) FlexPod
2 20 (3.66%) Client/Server
3 17 (3.11%) e-Health
4 16 (2.93%) Thin Client
4 16 (2.93%) Fat Client
5 15 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (2.56%) Clustering
7 12 (2.19%) Replication
8 9 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.65%) EqualLogic
9 8 (1.46%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (1.28%) CLARiiON
11 6 (1.10%) PKI
11 6 (1.10%) Computer Science
12 5 (0.91%) iPhone
12 5 (0.91%) Firmware
12 5 (0.91%) GIS
13 4 (0.73%) Graphic Design
13 4 (0.73%) Blog
14 3 (0.55%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 356 (65.08%) Windows
2 150 (27.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 122 (22.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 84 (15.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 71 (12.98%) Linux
6 69 (12.61%) Windows 7
7 48 (8.78%) Windows XP
8 37 (6.76%) Windows 8
9 31 (5.67%) UNIX
10 25 (4.57%) Windows 2000
11 19 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (3.29%) VMS
13 17 (3.11%) Solaris
14 8 (1.46%) AIX
15 7 (1.28%) SUSE
16 6 (1.10%) CentOS
17 4 (0.73%) zOS
17 4 (0.73%) Android
17 4 (0.73%) HPUX
17 4 (0.73%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (19.74%) ITIL
2 58 (10.60%) Change Management
3 49 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (6.22%) Change Control
5 32 (5.85%) Performance Tuning
6 31 (5.67%) Project Management
7 29 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
8 21 (3.84%) Business Continuity
9 19 (3.47%) Configuration Management
9 19 (3.47%) Migration
9 19 (3.47%) Capacity Management
10 17 (3.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (2.93%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (2.74%) Load Balancing
12 15 (2.74%) Service Delivery
13 14 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (2.38%) Problem Management
14 13 (2.38%) Business Development
14 13 (2.38%) Service Management
14 13 (2.38%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 114 (20.84%) SQL
2 53 (9.69%) PowerShell
3 18 (3.29%) C#
4 15 (2.74%) C
5 12 (2.19%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.83%) C++
7 9 (1.65%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.28%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.10%) Perl
9 6 (1.10%) PHP
9 6 (1.10%) VB.NET
10 5 (0.91%) Java
11 4 (0.73%) Ruby
12 3 (0.55%) Python
13 2 (0.37%) VBScript
13 2 (0.37%) VB
14 1 (0.18%) Delphi
14 1 (0.18%) Groovy
14 1 (0.18%) XAML
Qualifications
1 125 (22.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (17.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 79 (14.44%) Citrix Certification
4 74 (13.53%) MCSE
5 73 (13.35%) CCA
6 63 (11.52%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (10.97%) MCITP
8 56 (10.24%) CCNA
9 51 (9.32%) MCTS
10 46 (8.41%) Degree
11 42 (7.68%) MCP
12 33 (6.03%) MCSA
13 21 (3.84%) NCDA
14 17 (3.11%) NCIE
15 14 (2.56%) CCNP
16 13 (2.38%) VCAP
17 9 (1.65%) VCP5
17 9 (1.65%) Security Cleared
18 8 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (1.46%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (13.71%) SLA
2 21 (3.84%) QA
3 15 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.91%) BS7799
6 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 192 (35.10%) Hyper-V
2 184 (33.64%) Active Directory
3 104 (19.01%) vSphere
4 101 (18.46%) XenApp
5 81 (14.81%) XenDesktop
6 57 (10.42%) VMware ESX
7 38 (6.95%) vCloud
8 28 (5.12%) VMware Server
9 26 (4.75%) VMware ESXi
10 25 (4.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 21 (3.84%) XenServer
12 19 (3.47%) Terminal Services
13 18 (3.29%) VMFS
14 12 (2.19%) Xen
15 11 (2.01%) NFS
15 11 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 4 (0.73%) KVM
18 3 (0.55%) VirtualBox
18 3 (0.55%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 44 (8.04%) SCCM
2 27 (4.94%) SCOM
3 14 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 10 (1.83%) Puppet
5 9 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (1.46%) Nagios
6 8 (1.46%) HP SIM
7 7 (1.28%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (0.73%) NetBackup
9 4 (0.73%) Cacti
9 4 (0.73%) OpenNMS
9 4 (0.73%) WSUS
9 4 (0.73%) Ansible
10 3 (0.55%) HP Data Protector
11 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 2 (0.37%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 547 (100.00%) VMware
2 277 (50.64%) Microsoft
3 252 (46.07%) Citrix
4 142 (25.96%) NetApp
5 132 (24.13%) Cisco
6 102 (18.65%) HP
7 61 (11.15%) EMC
8 39 (7.13%) Oracle
9 35 (6.40%) Dell
10 27 (4.94%) Symantec
11 26 (4.75%) IBM
12 24 (4.39%) CA
13 20 (3.66%) Red Hat
14 19 (3.47%) Veeam
15 18 (3.29%) AppSense
16 15 (2.74%) Juniper
17 13 (2.38%) 3PAR
18 11 (2.01%) BMC
18 11 (2.01%) McAfee
19 9 (1.65%) Apple
Chester, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Experts
Salary: £45000 per annum + car allowance & other benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £36000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Thales
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ThoughtWorks
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago