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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 65 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -14
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 284 196 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.84% 2.87% 3.85%
As % of the System Software category 40.23% 34.15% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 232 171 243
Average salary £34,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £56,000 £50,000
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
706 574 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.55% 8.41% 8.38%
Number of salaries quoted 561 481 538
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +22 176 £34,500 -10.38% 25
Cheshire +23 63 £34,000 -5.55% 13
Merseyside -2 27 £43,750 -2.77% 3
Cumbria - 6 £62,500 -
Lancashire -23 5 £40,000 +60.00% 4
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 539 (100.00%) VMware
2 349 (64.75%) Windows
3 278 (51.58%) Microsoft
4 248 (46.01%) Citrix
5 181 (33.58%) Hyper-V
6 175 (32.47%) Active Directory
7 147 (27.27%) SAN
8 142 (26.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 137 (25.42%) NetApp
10 132 (24.49%) Cisco
10 132 (24.49%) MS Exchange
11 123 (22.82%) Microsoft Certification
12 114 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 113 (20.96%) MS Excel
14 108 (20.04%) SQL
15 104 (19.29%) ITIL
16 99 (18.37%) WAN
17 98 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 97 (18.00%) HP
18 97 (18.00%) vSphere
19 96 (17.81%) XenApp
20 92 (17.07%) LAN
21 83 (15.40%) Citrix Certification
22 82 (15.21%) Linux
23 78 (14.47%) CCA
23 78 (14.47%) Firewall
23 78 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
24 77 (14.29%) MCSE
25 75 (13.91%) SQL Server
25 75 (13.91%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 132 (24.49%) MS Exchange
2 64 (11.87%) IIS
3 57 (10.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (9.83%) SharePoint
5 35 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (4.64%) Apache
8 24 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (3.53%) Tomcat
10 16 (2.97%) Lync
11 12 (2.23%) WebSphere
12 11 (2.04%) Office Communications Server
13 9 (1.67%) nginx
14 6 (1.11%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.93%) Jetty
15 5 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.74%) TPMS
17 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 113 (20.96%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.75%) MS Office
3 8 (1.48%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.45%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (4.27%) Office 365
3 15 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.11%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.93%) Google App Engine
7 4 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.56%) SaaS
8 3 (0.56%) IaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (27.27%) SAN
2 99 (18.37%) WAN
3 92 (17.07%) LAN
4 78 (14.47%) Firewall
5 71 (13.17%) DNS
6 53 (9.83%) NAS
7 50 (9.28%) TCP/IP
8 49 (9.09%) DHCP
9 44 (8.16%) VPN
10 35 (6.49%) Internet
11 32 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
12 29 (5.38%) NetScaler
13 24 (4.45%) iSCSI
14 21 (3.90%) VLAN
15 20 (3.71%) Network Security
16 13 (2.41%) IPsec
17 9 (1.67%) ADSL
17 9 (1.67%) MPLS
18 8 (1.48%) Cisco Nexus
18 8 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.12%) MySQL
3 29 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (1.86%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.30%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
9 6 (1.11%) DB2
10 5 (0.93%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.19%) MS Access
13 1 (0.19%) OLAP
13 1 (0.19%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (2.97%) Jenkins
2 11 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.86%) NUnit
4 8 (1.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 8 (1.48%) Selenium
4 8 (1.48%) JUnit
4 8 (1.48%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.48%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (0.56%) LoadRunner
5 3 (0.56%) SilkPerformer
5 3 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.37%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.37%) FxCop
6 2 (0.37%) StyleCop
6 2 (0.37%) Moq
7 1 (0.19%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.19%) JIRA
7 1 (0.19%) Hudson
General
1 69 (12.80%) Finance
2 23 (4.27%) Back Office
3 14 (2.60%) Manufacturing
4 10 (1.86%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.30%) Retail
6 6 (1.11%) Banking
7 5 (0.93%) Legal
7 5 (0.93%) German Language
7 5 (0.93%) Italian Language
7 5 (0.93%) Turkish Language
8 4 (0.74%) Advertising
9 2 (0.37%) Billing
9 2 (0.37%) Military
9 2 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.19%) Law
10 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 73 (13.54%) Support Engineer
2 58 (10.76%) Consultant
3 55 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 54 (10.02%) Analyst
5 39 (7.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 35 (6.49%) Administrator
7 34 (6.31%) Architect
8 33 (6.12%) Server Support
9 26 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
9 26 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
10 23 (4.27%) Server Engineer
10 23 (4.27%) Infrastructure Manager
11 22 (4.08%) Support Analyst
12 21 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
12 21 (3.90%) IT Support
13 20 (3.71%) Windows Support Engineer
13 20 (3.71%) Citrix Engineer
13 20 (3.71%) Server Support Engineer
14 19 (3.53%) Windows Server Engineer
15 18 (3.34%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.94%) Web Services
2 15 (2.78%) .NET
3 12 (2.23%) HTML
4 11 (2.04%) HTML5
5 10 (1.86%) CSS
6 9 (1.67%) jQuery
6 9 (1.67%) RESTful
7 8 (1.48%) CSS3
7 8 (1.48%) Backbone.js
8 7 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (1.11%) Middleware
10 5 (0.93%) Servlets
10 5 (0.93%) J2EE
11 3 (0.56%) WCF
12 2 (0.37%) Ninject
12 2 (0.37%) LINQ
13 1 (0.19%) WSH
13 1 (0.19%) SOAP
13 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
13 1 (0.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.82%) FlexPod
2 21 (3.90%) Client/Server
3 18 (3.34%) Clustering
3 18 (3.34%) e-Health
4 14 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (2.60%) Fat Client
4 14 (2.60%) Thin Client
5 11 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.86%) Replication
7 9 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.11%) EqualLogic
8 6 (1.11%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.93%) Firmware
9 5 (0.93%) CLARiiON
9 5 (0.93%) Blog
9 5 (0.93%) Graphic Design
9 5 (0.93%) iPhone
9 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.74%) Statistics
11 3 (0.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 349 (64.75%) Windows
2 142 (26.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 114 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 82 (15.21%) Linux
5 78 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (13.54%) Windows 7
7 41 (7.61%) Windows XP
8 38 (7.05%) UNIX
9 34 (6.31%) Windows 8
10 27 (5.01%) Windows 2000
11 23 (4.27%) Solaris
12 21 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (3.34%) VMS
14 14 (2.60%) AIX
15 9 (1.67%) SUSE
16 6 (1.11%) Android
16 6 (1.11%) CentOS
16 6 (1.11%) HPUX
16 6 (1.11%) OS/400
16 6 (1.11%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (19.29%) ITIL
2 57 (10.58%) Change Management
3 51 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 34 (6.31%) Coaching
5 32 (5.94%) Performance Tuning
6 29 (5.38%) Change Control
7 23 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
8 22 (4.08%) Project Management
9 21 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (3.90%) Migration
9 21 (3.90%) Capacity Management
10 20 (3.71%) Mentoring
10 20 (3.71%) Business Continuity
10 20 (3.71%) Configuration Management
11 19 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
12 17 (3.15%) Service Delivery
13 15 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (2.78%) Infrastructure Management
14 14 (2.60%) Problem Management
14 14 (2.60%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 108 (20.04%) SQL
2 48 (8.91%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.78%) C
4 14 (2.60%) C#
5 11 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 10 (1.86%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.67%) C++
8 7 (1.30%) Java
8 7 (1.30%) PHP
8 7 (1.30%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.30%) Shell Script
9 6 (1.11%) Perl
10 5 (0.93%) Ruby
11 2 (0.37%) VBScript
11 2 (0.37%) VB
11 2 (0.37%) Python
12 1 (0.19%) Delphi
12 1 (0.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 123 (22.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 83 (15.40%) Citrix Certification
4 78 (14.47%) CCA
5 77 (14.29%) MCSE
6 65 (12.06%) Cisco Certification
7 59 (10.95%) CCNA
8 57 (10.58%) MCITP
9 50 (9.28%) MCTS
10 45 (8.35%) Degree
11 41 (7.61%) MCP
12 31 (5.75%) MCSA
13 18 (3.34%) NCDA
14 17 (3.15%) NCIE
15 16 (2.97%) CCNP
16 15 (2.78%) VCAP
17 13 (2.41%) Security Cleared
18 9 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (1.67%) CCEA
18 9 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (13.54%) SLA
2 22 (4.08%) QA
3 7 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.93%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) BS7799
System Software
1 181 (33.58%) Hyper-V
2 175 (32.47%) Active Directory
3 97 (18.00%) vSphere
4 96 (17.81%) XenApp
5 75 (13.91%) XenDesktop
6 58 (10.76%) VMware ESX
7 39 (7.24%) vCloud
8 31 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (4.82%) VMware Server
10 24 (4.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 22 (4.08%) Terminal Services
12 19 (3.53%) VMFS
13 18 (3.34%) XenServer
14 13 (2.41%) Xen
15 11 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
16 7 (1.30%) NFS
17 6 (1.11%) KVM
18 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 3 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
19 3 (0.56%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 43 (7.98%) SCCM
2 22 (4.08%) SCOM
3 13 (2.41%) Puppet
4 12 (2.23%) Backup Exec
5 11 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.86%) Nagios
7 8 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.30%) Tivoli
9 5 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.93%) WSUS
9 5 (0.93%) Ansible
9 5 (0.93%) HP SIM
10 4 (0.74%) Cacti
10 4 (0.74%) OpenNMS
10 4 (0.74%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.56%) HP Data Protector
11 3 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 2 (0.37%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 539 (100.00%) VMware
2 278 (51.58%) Microsoft
3 248 (46.01%) Citrix
4 137 (25.42%) NetApp
5 132 (24.49%) Cisco
6 97 (18.00%) HP
7 54 (10.02%) EMC
8 42 (7.79%) Oracle
9 34 (6.31%) Symantec
10 32 (5.94%) Dell
11 28 (5.19%) CA
12 24 (4.45%) Red Hat
13 22 (4.08%) IBM
14 20 (3.71%) AppSense
15 17 (3.15%) Juniper
16 14 (2.60%) Veeam
17 13 (2.41%) CheckPoint
18 12 (2.23%) McAfee
19 11 (2.04%) Sophos
20 10 (1.86%) SonicWALL
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + car, phone & laptop
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Sanderson
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 4,800 car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago