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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 72 62 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +44
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 225 251 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.54% 3.57% 2.28%
As % of the System Software category 36.70% 35.96% 29.69%
Number of salaries quoted 166 220 141
Average salary £38,000 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
613 698 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 9.64% 9.92% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 482 579 470
Average salary £35,750 £33,852 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.60% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -3 129 £32,750 +0.76% 29
Cheshire -13 45 £34,250 +1.70% 19
Lancashire +14 39 £43,000 +1.17%
Merseyside -19 10 £41,750 -20.47% 8
Cumbria - 2 £46,000 -
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 508 (100.00%) VMware
2 370 (72.83%) Windows
3 282 (55.51%) Microsoft
4 212 (41.73%) Citrix
5 209 (41.14%) Cisco
6 194 (38.19%) Active Directory
7 148 (29.13%) NetApp
8 141 (27.76%) MS Exchange
9 138 (27.17%) Data Centre
10 128 (25.20%) SQL Server
11 126 (24.80%) ITIL
11 126 (24.80%) SAN
11 126 (24.80%) Hyper-V
12 122 (24.02%) MS Excel
13 121 (23.82%) Windows Server 2012
14 117 (23.03%) HP
15 112 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
16 110 (21.65%) DNS
17 100 (19.69%) Linux
18 97 (19.09%) Microsoft Certification
18 97 (19.09%) Firewall
19 87 (17.13%) DHCP
20 86 (16.93%) Oracle
21 83 (16.34%) LAN
22 77 (15.16%) VPN
23 76 (14.96%) WAN
24 75 (14.76%) Juniper
24 75 (14.76%) MCSE
25 74 (14.57%) SQL
26 73 (14.37%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 141 (27.76%) MS Exchange
2 70 (13.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 63 (12.40%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (9.25%) SharePoint
5 32 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 31 (6.10%) IIS
7 26 (5.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (4.72%) WebLogic
9 23 (4.53%) WebSphere
10 12 (2.36%) Lync
11 11 (2.17%) Apache
11 11 (2.17%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.77%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (1.57%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
14 5 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (0.98%) nginx
15 4 (0.79%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
16 3 (0.59%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 122 (24.02%) MS Excel
2 64 (12.60%) MS Office
3 5 (0.98%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.59%) ProjectWise
5 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.98%) Sage 50
2 3 (0.59%) Primavera
3 2 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (12.99%) Office 365
2 23 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (4.53%) IBM PureFlex
3 17 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.59%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.39%) SaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 126 (24.80%) SAN
2 110 (21.65%) DNS
3 97 (19.09%) Firewall
4 87 (17.13%) DHCP
5 83 (16.34%) LAN
6 77 (15.16%) VPN
7 76 (14.96%) WAN
8 64 (12.60%) TCP/IP
9 44 (8.66%) VLAN
10 42 (8.27%) VoIP
11 33 (6.50%) NAS
12 29 (5.71%) Network Security
13 20 (3.94%) Wireless
14 17 (3.35%) Ethernet
15 16 (3.15%) Internet
15 16 (3.15%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (2.95%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (2.95%) ADSL
17 13 (2.56%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (25.20%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.09%) Oracle Database
3 25 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 24 (4.72%) RDBMS
5 23 (4.53%) DB2
5 23 (4.53%) Oracle Exadata
6 17 (3.35%) MySQL
6 17 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.59%) Oracle9i Database
15 1 (0.20%) MS Access
15 1 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (1.97%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.57%) JIRA
3 3 (0.59%) SoapUI
3 3 (0.59%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.39%) MSI
4 2 (0.39%) JMeter
4 2 (0.39%) Selenium
5 1 (0.20%) WiX
5 1 (0.20%) NUnit
5 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.20%) FxCop
5 1 (0.20%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.20%) Moq
5 1 (0.20%) Hudson
5 1 (0.20%) Gerrit
General
1 53 (10.43%) Finance
2 24 (4.72%) Retail
3 16 (3.15%) Banking
4 12 (2.36%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.17%) Back Office
6 6 (1.18%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.98%) Legal
7 5 (0.98%) Publishing
7 5 (0.98%) Marketing
8 4 (0.79%) Advertising
9 3 (0.59%) Law
9 3 (0.59%) Billing
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 87 (17.13%) Architect
2 78 (15.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 65 (12.80%) Support Engineer
4 42 (8.27%) 3rd Line Support
5 37 (7.28%) Analyst
6 35 (6.89%) Solutions Architect
7 30 (5.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 28 (5.51%) Consultant
8 28 (5.51%) Systems Engineer
8 28 (5.51%) Infrastructure Architect
9 27 (5.31%) Technical Architect
10 24 (4.72%) Administrator
10 24 (4.72%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 23 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (4.13%) Project Manager
13 20 (3.94%) IT Support
14 19 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
15 18 (3.54%) Technical Support
16 17 (3.35%) IT Manager
17 15 (2.95%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (6.30%) Middleware
2 23 (4.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 23 (4.53%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (2.36%) Web Services
4 9 (1.77%) XML
4 9 (1.77%) .NET
4 9 (1.77%) J2EE
4 9 (1.77%) SOAP
5 8 (1.57%) REST
6 7 (1.38%) JSP
7 4 (0.79%) WebCenter
8 3 (0.59%) COM
9 2 (0.39%) X-Windows
10 1 (0.20%) LAMP
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle ADF
10 1 (0.20%) WCF
10 1 (0.20%) LINQ
10 1 (0.20%) Memcached
10 1 (0.20%) Ninject
10 1 (0.20%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 138 (27.17%) Data Centre
2 49 (9.65%) FlexPod
3 30 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (5.51%) Clustering
5 23 (4.53%) Replication
6 19 (3.74%) Client/Server
7 18 (3.54%) Thin Client
7 18 (3.54%) Fat Client
8 13 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.17%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.77%) HP StoreVirtual
11 6 (1.18%) Life Science
12 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.98%) EMC VNX
13 4 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
14 3 (0.59%) Digital Media
14 3 (0.59%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.59%) EqualLogic
14 3 (0.59%) Derivative
14 3 (0.59%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 370 (72.83%) Windows
2 121 (23.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 112 (22.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (19.69%) Linux
5 73 (14.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 65 (12.80%) Windows 7
7 64 (12.60%) Solaris
8 47 (9.25%) Windows XP
9 45 (8.86%) AIX
10 36 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 35 (6.89%) UNIX
12 29 (5.71%) HPUX
13 26 (5.12%) SUSE
14 23 (4.53%) zOS
14 23 (4.53%) OS/400
14 23 (4.53%) Windows 8
15 13 (2.56%) CentOS
16 12 (2.36%) Mac OS X
17 10 (1.97%) Android
18 7 (1.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (24.80%) ITIL
2 73 (14.37%) Migration
3 63 (12.40%) Business Continuity
4 54 (10.63%) Change Management
4 54 (10.63%) Mentoring
5 44 (8.66%) Coaching
6 39 (7.68%) Project Management
7 35 (6.89%) Incident Management
8 30 (5.91%) Infrastructure Management
9 28 (5.51%) Service Management
10 25 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (4.53%) Converged Infrastructure
12 22 (4.33%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (4.13%) Technical Architecture
14 19 (3.74%) Root Cause Analysis
15 18 (3.54%) Problem Management
16 17 (3.35%) Load Balancing
16 17 (3.35%) Line Management
16 17 (3.35%) Server Building
17 14 (2.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 74 (14.57%) SQL
2 50 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.95%) VBScript
3 15 (2.95%) C
4 13 (2.56%) VB
5 11 (2.17%) Java
6 10 (1.97%) PHP
7 9 (1.77%) Python
8 7 (1.38%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.18%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.18%) Perl
9 6 (1.18%) Bash Shell
10 5 (0.98%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.79%) Ruby
12 3 (0.59%) AWK
12 3 (0.59%) sed
12 3 (0.59%) Prolog
12 3 (0.59%) C#
13 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 97 (19.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (14.76%) MCSE
3 65 (12.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 61 (12.01%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (11.22%) CCNA
6 42 (8.27%) Degree
7 40 (7.87%) MCITP
8 38 (7.48%) MCTS
9 30 (5.91%) Security Cleared
9 30 (5.91%) MCP
9 30 (5.91%) Citrix Certification
10 28 (5.51%) CCA
10 28 (5.51%) SC Cleared
11 27 (5.31%) NCDA
12 18 (3.54%) MCSA
13 17 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
14 15 (2.95%) CCNP
15 11 (2.17%) JNCIA
16 10 (1.97%) VCAP
17 9 (1.77%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.72%) SLA
2 7 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.98%) QA
3 5 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 194 (38.19%) Active Directory
2 126 (24.80%) Hyper-V
3 70 (13.78%) XenDesktop
4 63 (12.40%) XenApp
5 58 (11.42%) vSphere
6 30 (5.91%) VMware ESX
7 26 (5.12%) KVM
8 23 (4.53%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (4.13%) XenServer
10 12 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (2.17%) vCloud
12 7 (1.38%) VMware Server
12 7 (1.38%) NFS
13 6 (1.18%) Xen
14 5 (0.98%) Terminal Services
14 5 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.79%) Ceph
16 3 (0.59%) Varnish
17 2 (0.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.39%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 23 (4.53%) Tivoli
2 21 (4.13%) SCCM
3 16 (3.15%) WSUS
4 7 (1.38%) Nagios
4 7 (1.38%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.79%) SCOM
6 4 (0.79%) Puppet
6 4 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.59%) Plesk
7 3 (0.59%) cPanel
7 3 (0.59%) Data Guard
8 2 (0.39%) Cacti
8 2 (0.39%) Munin
8 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (0.39%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.39%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.39%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 508 (100.00%) VMware
2 282 (55.51%) Microsoft
3 212 (41.73%) Citrix
4 209 (41.14%) Cisco
5 148 (29.13%) NetApp
6 117 (23.03%) HP
7 86 (16.93%) Oracle
8 75 (14.76%) Juniper
9 57 (11.22%) EMC
10 53 (10.43%) IBM
11 40 (7.87%) Red Hat
12 37 (7.28%) CA
12 37 (7.28%) Symantec
13 29 (5.71%) Dell
14 26 (5.12%) CheckPoint
15 23 (4.53%) Brocade
15 23 (4.53%) Veeam
15 23 (4.53%) BMC
16 15 (2.95%) AppSense
17 11 (2.17%) SolarWinds
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus and exellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + + Company Car
Posted: 23 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car, Pension + more
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Car Allowance / Phone / Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum £350 per week call out allowance (ca
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £16500 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago