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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 56 66 109
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +43
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 273 258 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.13% 3.73% 2.42%
As % of the System Software category 41.11% 41.08% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 213 202 130
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
664 628 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.05% 9.08% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 513 496 424
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 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 27 March 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 0 182 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Cheshire +13 52 £34,000 -9.33% 8
Lancashire +11 18 £32,500 +5.69% 7
Cumbria +7 16 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Merseyside -4 5 £50,000 +50.37% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 576 (100.00%) VMware
2 389 (67.53%) Windows
3 317 (55.03%) Microsoft
4 274 (47.57%) Citrix
5 265 (46.01%) Cisco
6 234 (40.63%) Active Directory
7 203 (35.24%) NetApp
8 161 (27.95%) Hyper-V
9 159 (27.60%) MS Exchange
10 140 (24.31%) HP
11 135 (23.44%) SAN
12 133 (23.09%) MS Excel
13 128 (22.22%) DNS
14 115 (19.97%) SQL Server
15 114 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
16 110 (19.10%) Linux
17 109 (18.92%) EMC
18 108 (18.75%) Firewall
19 107 (18.58%) ITIL
20 100 (17.36%) LAN
21 99 (17.19%) DHCP
22 98 (17.01%) XenApp
23 97 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
24 96 (16.67%) WAN
24 96 (16.67%) Oracle
25 92 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
26 89 (15.45%) Finance
27 88 (15.28%) XenDesktop
28 80 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
29 75 (13.02%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 159 (27.60%) MS Exchange
2 73 (12.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 53 (9.20%) IIS
5 47 (8.16%) SharePoint
6 35 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 29 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (3.99%) WebSphere
8 23 (3.99%) WebLogic
9 18 (3.13%) Apache
10 12 (2.08%) Tomcat
10 12 (2.08%) Lync
11 11 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.56%) IBM Notes
12 9 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
14 7 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (1.22%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 5 (0.87%) Lotus Domino
16 4 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 133 (23.09%) MS Excel
2 60 (10.42%) MS Office
3 6 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.87%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.17%) MS Project
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.47%) Office 365
2 10 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.04%) IaaS
4 3 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.35%) SaaS
5 2 (0.35%) PaaS
6 1 (0.17%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 135 (23.44%) SAN
2 128 (22.22%) DNS
3 108 (18.75%) Firewall
4 100 (17.36%) LAN
5 99 (17.19%) DHCP
6 96 (16.67%) WAN
7 68 (11.81%) VPN
8 55 (9.55%) VLAN
9 51 (8.85%) TCP/IP
10 44 (7.64%) NAS
11 41 (7.12%) Network Security
12 39 (6.77%) VoIP
13 34 (5.90%) Wireless
14 26 (4.51%) NetScaler
15 20 (3.47%) iSCSI
15 20 (3.47%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (3.47%) MPLS
16 17 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
17 15 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
18 12 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (19.97%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.77%) Oracle Database
3 26 (4.51%) Relational Database
4 25 (4.34%) RDBMS
5 23 (3.99%) DB2
5 23 (3.99%) Oracle Exadata
6 22 (3.82%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (3.30%) MySQL
8 9 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.87%) Ingres
12 4 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 1 (0.17%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (1.74%) JIRA
1 10 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.56%) MSI
3 8 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.22%) JMeter
4 7 (1.22%) Selenium
4 7 (1.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.17%) WiX
5 1 (0.17%) NUnit
5 1 (0.17%) FxCop
5 1 (0.17%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.17%) Moq
5 1 (0.17%) Gerrit
General
1 89 (15.45%) Finance
2 25 (4.34%) Retail
3 18 (3.13%) Back Office
4 16 (2.78%) Banking
5 9 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.39%) Legal
6 8 (1.39%) Billing
7 7 (1.22%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.87%) Advertising
9 2 (0.35%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Games
10 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 109 (18.92%) Support Engineer
2 82 (14.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 72 (12.50%) Architect
4 57 (9.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 47 (8.16%) Consultant
6 46 (7.99%) Analyst
7 39 (6.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 36 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
9 35 (6.08%) Citrix Support
10 31 (5.38%) 2nd Line Support
11 30 (5.21%) Citrix Engineer
12 26 (4.51%) Infrastructure Architect
13 25 (4.34%) Administrator
13 25 (4.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
15 23 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
15 23 (3.99%) Technical Support
15 23 (3.99%) Technical Architect
15 23 (3.99%) Citrix Support Engineer
15 23 (3.99%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.99%) WebSphere MQ
1 23 (3.99%) Middleware
2 12 (2.08%) XML
3 9 (1.56%) J2EE
3 9 (1.56%) JSP
3 9 (1.56%) SOAP
3 9 (1.56%) REST
4 7 (1.22%) .NET
4 7 (1.22%) Application Packaging
5 5 (0.87%) Web Services
6 4 (0.69%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.17%) WCF
7 1 (0.17%) LINQ
7 1 (0.17%) Ninject
7 1 (0.17%) HTML
7 1 (0.17%) EDI
7 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.03%) FlexPod
2 25 (4.34%) Replication
3 22 (3.82%) Clustering
4 20 (3.47%) Computer Science
5 18 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.26%) Fat Client
6 13 (2.26%) Thin Client
7 8 (1.39%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.22%) Life Science
8 7 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.87%) EqualLogic
10 3 (0.52%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.52%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.52%) NHS
11 2 (0.35%) PDA
11 2 (0.35%) Statistics
11 2 (0.35%) Celerra
11 2 (0.35%) User Experience
11 2 (0.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 389 (67.53%) Windows
2 114 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (19.10%) Linux
4 97 (16.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 80 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 61 (10.59%) Windows 7
7 60 (10.42%) Solaris
8 43 (7.47%) UNIX
9 42 (7.29%) Windows XP
10 38 (6.60%) AIX
11 37 (6.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 31 (5.38%) HPUX
13 28 (4.86%) Windows 8
14 23 (3.99%) OS/400
14 23 (3.99%) SUSE
14 23 (3.99%) zOS
15 12 (2.08%) CentOS
16 9 (1.56%) Android
17 7 (1.22%) Mac OS X
18 6 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (18.58%) ITIL
2 60 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 59 (10.24%) Migration
4 49 (8.51%) Business Continuity
5 40 (6.94%) Change Management
6 38 (6.60%) Project Management
6 38 (6.60%) Service Delivery
7 37 (6.42%) Coaching
8 35 (6.08%) Mentoring
9 31 (5.38%) Infrastructure Management
10 22 (3.82%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (3.65%) Kalman Filter
12 20 (3.47%) Incident Management
13 19 (3.30%) ERP
13 19 (3.30%) Line Management
14 17 (2.95%) Root Cause Analysis
15 16 (2.78%) Technical Architecture
15 16 (2.78%) Problem Management
16 15 (2.60%) Asset Management
17 13 (2.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (13.02%) SQL
2 59 (10.24%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.17%) C
4 19 (3.30%) VB
5 14 (2.43%) VBScript
6 13 (2.26%) Java
7 11 (1.91%) T-SQL
8 10 (1.74%) PHP
9 7 (1.22%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.87%) Perl
11 3 (0.52%) Python
11 3 (0.52%) C#
11 3 (0.52%) C++
12 2 (0.35%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 92 (15.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (13.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 69 (11.98%) MCSE
4 55 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (8.68%) CCNA
6 42 (7.29%) Citrix Certification
7 39 (6.77%) CCA
8 35 (6.08%) Degree
9 31 (5.38%) MCITP
9 31 (5.38%) NCDA
10 30 (5.21%) MCSA
11 28 (4.86%) MCTS
12 27 (4.69%) Security Cleared
13 23 (3.99%) MCP
14 21 (3.65%) SC Cleared
15 18 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (2.43%) NCIE
17 12 (2.08%) CCNP
18 11 (1.91%) ISEB
18 11 (1.91%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.17%) SLA
2 9 (1.56%) QA
3 7 (1.22%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 234 (40.63%) Active Directory
2 161 (27.95%) Hyper-V
3 98 (17.01%) XenApp
4 88 (15.28%) XenDesktop
5 70 (12.15%) vSphere
6 32 (5.56%) VMware ESX
7 28 (4.86%) Microsoft App-V
8 26 (4.51%) KVM
9 18 (3.13%) XenServer
10 15 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (1.74%) NFS
11 10 (1.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 7 (1.22%) Xen
13 6 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (0.87%) MetaFrame
14 5 (0.87%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.69%) vCloud
16 3 (0.52%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.52%) Postfix
17 2 (0.35%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 27 (4.69%) SCCM
2 26 (4.51%) WSUS
3 23 (3.99%) Tivoli
4 10 (1.74%) Nagios
4 10 (1.74%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.22%) WMI
5 7 (1.22%) AppDNA
6 6 (1.04%) XenMobile
6 6 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.87%) SCOM
7 5 (0.87%) Puppet
8 4 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.52%) Legato
9 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.35%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.35%) logstash
10 2 (0.35%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 576 (100.00%) VMware
2 317 (55.03%) Microsoft
3 274 (47.57%) Citrix
4 265 (46.01%) Cisco
5 203 (35.24%) NetApp
6 140 (24.31%) HP
7 109 (18.92%) EMC
8 96 (16.67%) Oracle
9 62 (10.76%) Juniper
10 52 (9.03%) Symantec
11 51 (8.85%) IBM
12 48 (8.33%) Dell
13 39 (6.77%) Red Hat
14 38 (6.60%) CA
15 25 (4.34%) CheckPoint
16 23 (3.99%) BMC
16 23 (3.99%) Brocade
17 21 (3.65%) Avaya
18 16 (2.78%) Veeam
19 15 (2.60%) SolarWinds
Runcorn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + On-call / bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance & On-call
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £24 - £27 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum £45-50k pa + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: £28000 - £35500 per annum + 20% pension, 35+ holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago