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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 60 106 76
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -30
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 297 176 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.13% 2.40% 3.22%
As % of the System Software category 42.80% 31.65% 33.53%
Number of salaries quoted 231 129 212
Average salary £34,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
694 556 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.66% 7.57% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 541 430 626
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +44 198 £33,000 -12.00% 32
Cheshire +24 64 £35,000 -12.50% 14
Merseyside -5 27 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Lancashire +18 17 £32,000 +16.36%
Cumbria -2 1 - -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 498 (100.00%) VMware
2 340 (68.27%) Windows
3 253 (50.80%) Microsoft
4 229 (45.98%) Citrix
5 186 (37.35%) Cisco
5 186 (37.35%) Hyper-V
6 181 (36.35%) Active Directory
7 165 (33.13%) MS Exchange
8 159 (31.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 141 (28.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 135 (27.11%) SQL
11 127 (25.50%) MS Excel
12 124 (24.90%) Microsoft Certification
13 122 (24.50%) SAN
14 113 (22.69%) HP
15 104 (20.88%) NetApp
16 98 (19.68%) WAN
17 95 (19.08%) vSphere
18 93 (18.67%) Firewall
19 92 (18.47%) ITIL
20 88 (17.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 86 (17.27%) XenApp
22 85 (17.07%) MCSE
22 85 (17.07%) LAN
23 84 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
24 82 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
25 77 (15.46%) CCNA
26 76 (15.26%) SQL Server
27 72 (14.46%) EMC
28 71 (14.26%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 165 (33.13%) MS Exchange
2 71 (14.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (10.04%) IIS
4 47 (9.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 45 (9.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 42 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 35 (7.03%) SharePoint
8 34 (6.83%) Apache
9 16 (3.21%) Lync
10 14 (2.81%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (2.41%) WebSphere
12 9 (1.81%) Tomcat
13 7 (1.41%) TPMS
14 5 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2000
16 3 (0.60%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.60%) Exchange Server 5.5
17 2 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 127 (25.50%) MS Excel
2 22 (4.42%) MS Office
3 2 (0.40%) MS Project
3 2 (0.40%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.82%) Office 365
2 14 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.60%) SaaS
4 3 (0.60%) IaaS
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.40%) PaaS
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.40%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 122 (24.50%) SAN
2 98 (19.68%) WAN
3 93 (18.67%) Firewall
4 85 (17.07%) LAN
5 69 (13.86%) DNS
6 46 (9.24%) TCP/IP
7 33 (6.63%) VPN
8 31 (6.22%) DHCP
9 22 (4.42%) Wi-Fi
10 20 (4.02%) SMTP
10 20 (4.02%) FTP
11 19 (3.82%) VoIP
12 16 (3.21%) Unified Communications
13 15 (3.01%) NetScaler
13 15 (3.01%) Internet
14 13 (2.61%) VLAN
14 13 (2.61%) NAS
15 12 (2.41%) Cisco Nexus
16 10 (2.01%) IPsec
17 9 (1.81%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (15.26%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 16 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (3.01%) MySQL
7 14 (2.81%) RDBMS
8 13 (2.61%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
10 5 (1.00%) DB2
10 5 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.80%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.40%) Oracle Exadata
13 1 (0.20%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.20%) Big Data
13 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (1.61%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.00%) Selenium
3 4 (0.80%) NUnit
3 4 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.60%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.40%) Subversion
5 2 (0.40%) JIRA
5 2 (0.40%) JUnit
5 2 (0.40%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.20%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.20%) Moq
6 1 (0.20%) FxCop
6 1 (0.20%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.20%) TestComplete
General
1 37 (7.43%) Finance
2 15 (3.01%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.61%) Retail
4 11 (2.21%) Back Office
5 8 (1.61%) Marketing
6 6 (1.20%) Banking
7 4 (0.80%) Law
8 3 (0.60%) Military
8 3 (0.60%) Electronics
8 3 (0.60%) Games
8 3 (0.60%) Legal
8 3 (0.60%) Advertising
9 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (15.06%) Consultant
2 71 (14.26%) Support Engineer
3 63 (12.65%) Architect
4 40 (8.03%) Administrator
4 40 (8.03%) Analyst
4 40 (8.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 34 (6.83%) 3rd Line Support
6 32 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 31 (6.22%) Systems Administrator
8 28 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (5.02%) Systems Engineer
9 25 (5.02%) IT Support
10 24 (4.82%) Support Analyst
11 21 (4.22%) Technical Consultant
12 20 (4.02%) Infrastructure Manager
13 17 (3.41%) Windows Systems Administrator
13 17 (3.41%) Windows Administrator
13 17 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 17 (3.41%) Virtualisation Consultant
14 16 (3.21%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.42%) Web Services
2 21 (4.22%) .NET
3 17 (3.41%) Middleware
4 6 (1.20%) WSH
4 6 (1.20%) XML
5 5 (1.00%) jQuery
5 5 (1.00%) WPF
6 4 (0.80%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.80%) Application Packaging
7 3 (0.60%) REST
7 3 (0.60%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (0.60%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.60%) XSLT
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (0.60%) RESTful
8 2 (0.40%) WCF
8 2 (0.40%) LINQ
8 2 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.40%) LAMP
8 2 (0.40%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.02%) Replication
1 20 (4.02%) FlexPod
2 15 (3.01%) Enterprise Storage
3 14 (2.81%) CLARiiON
4 9 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (1.81%) Clustering
5 8 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.61%) GIS
5 8 (1.61%) N-Tier
5 8 (1.61%) EqualLogic
6 7 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 6 (1.20%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.20%) Thin Client
8 5 (1.00%) HP StorageWorks
8 5 (1.00%) Firmware
8 5 (1.00%) PKI
9 4 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.80%) Celerra
9 4 (0.80%) Symmetrix
10 3 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 340 (68.27%) Windows
2 159 (31.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 141 (28.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 82 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (13.25%) Linux
6 43 (8.63%) Windows 7
7 41 (8.23%) Windows XP
8 28 (5.62%) UNIX
8 28 (5.62%) Windows 8
9 27 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (4.42%) Solaris
11 12 (2.41%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.20%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.20%) CentOS
12 6 (1.20%) AIX
13 5 (1.00%) HPUX
13 5 (1.00%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.80%) Windows 2000
14 4 (0.80%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.40%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (18.47%) ITIL
2 57 (11.45%) Project Management
3 48 (9.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (6.43%) Business Continuity
5 24 (4.82%) Service Management
6 20 (4.02%) Software Deployment
7 17 (3.41%) Configuration Management
7 17 (3.41%) Load Balancing
8 16 (3.21%) Infrastructure Management
8 16 (3.21%) Change Control
8 16 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (2.81%) Migration
10 11 (2.21%) Change Management
10 11 (2.21%) Business Development
11 10 (2.01%) Data Management
11 10 (2.01%) Use Case
12 9 (1.81%) PRINCE2
12 9 (1.81%) CRM
12 9 (1.81%) Problem Management
13 8 (1.61%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 135 (27.11%) SQL
2 27 (5.42%) PowerShell
3 13 (2.61%) C#
4 8 (1.61%) VB
4 8 (1.61%) VB.NET
4 8 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.20%) Java
6 5 (1.00%) C
6 5 (1.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.80%) XAML
7 4 (0.80%) Perl
7 4 (0.80%) C++
7 4 (0.80%) Python
8 3 (0.60%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.60%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.60%) VBScript
8 3 (0.60%) XPath
9 2 (0.40%) PHP
9 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 124 (24.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (17.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 85 (17.07%) MCSE
4 84 (16.87%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (15.46%) CCNA
6 70 (14.06%) MCITP
7 48 (9.64%) Citrix Certification
8 38 (7.63%) MCP
9 35 (7.03%) CCA
10 30 (6.02%) MCSA
11 29 (5.82%) Degree
12 28 (5.62%) MCTS
12 28 (5.62%) CCEE
13 22 (4.42%) NCDA
13 22 (4.42%) NCIE
14 21 (4.22%) CCIA
15 17 (3.41%) Security Cleared
16 16 (3.21%) CCNP
17 11 (2.21%) CCEA
18 10 (2.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (11.45%) SLA
2 13 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.01%) QA
4 5 (1.00%) BS7799
5 4 (0.80%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 186 (37.35%) Hyper-V
2 181 (36.35%) Active Directory
3 95 (19.08%) vSphere
4 86 (17.27%) XenApp
5 59 (11.85%) XenDesktop
6 39 (7.83%) XenServer
7 38 (7.63%) VMware ESX
8 19 (3.82%) Terminal Services
9 15 (3.01%) VMware Server
10 13 (2.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (2.41%) vCloud
11 12 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (1.20%) MetaFrame
14 5 (1.00%) NFS
14 5 (1.00%) ISA Server
14 5 (1.00%) Xen
15 4 (0.80%) Squid
15 4 (0.80%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 47 (9.44%) SCCM
2 38 (7.63%) Backup Exec
3 36 (7.23%) SCOM
4 14 (2.81%) Tivoli
5 11 (2.21%) NetBackup
6 9 (1.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
7 7 (1.41%) WSUS
8 6 (1.20%) Nagios
8 6 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.20%) HP SIM
8 6 (1.20%) Puppet
8 6 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 4 (0.80%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (0.80%) Cacti
10 3 (0.60%) MOM
10 3 (0.60%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.40%) Business Desktop Deployment
11 2 (0.40%) OpenNMS
11 2 (0.40%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 498 (100.00%) VMware
2 253 (50.80%) Microsoft
3 229 (45.98%) Citrix
4 186 (37.35%) Cisco
5 113 (22.69%) HP
6 104 (20.88%) NetApp
7 72 (14.46%) EMC
8 53 (10.64%) Symantec
9 46 (9.24%) IBM
10 43 (8.63%) Oracle
11 31 (6.22%) Veeam
12 27 (5.42%) Red Hat
12 27 (5.42%) Juniper
13 25 (5.02%) Dell
14 20 (4.02%) McAfee
15 19 (3.82%) Avaya
16 17 (3.41%) CheckPoint
17 14 (2.81%) Apple
17 14 (2.81%) 3PAR
18 13 (2.61%) Brocade
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On-Call, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Up to £15,189 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Company Car, Bonus, Health Cover
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The 100 Company
Salary: £0.00 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + car + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago