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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 54 75 101
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +26
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 286 208 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.16% 3.15% 2.63%
As % of the System Software category 38.49% 34.04% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 221 185 170
Average salary £35,625 £36,000 £32,560
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% +10.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £26,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -
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
743 611 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.80% 9.25% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 639 521 497
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 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 January 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 January 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 +11 163 £35,000 +7.69% 34
Cheshire +43 91 £42,500 +4.29% 15
Cumbria +5 17 £33,500 -4.28%
Lancashire -7 11 £35,750 - 2
Merseyside -6 3 £32,000 -28.88% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 556 (100.00%) VMware
2 375 (67.45%) Windows
3 302 (54.32%) Microsoft
4 276 (49.64%) Citrix
5 218 (39.21%) Cisco
6 212 (38.13%) Active Directory
7 186 (33.45%) NetApp
8 172 (30.94%) Hyper-V
9 136 (24.46%) MS Exchange
10 130 (23.38%) HP
11 126 (22.66%) SAN
12 113 (20.32%) MS Excel
13 111 (19.96%) Linux
14 108 (19.42%) DNS
15 106 (19.06%) XenApp
16 104 (18.71%) Windows Server 2008
17 103 (18.53%) SQL Server
18 102 (18.35%) Firewall
19 97 (17.45%) Finance
20 96 (17.27%) LAN
20 96 (17.27%) EMC
21 92 (16.55%) WAN
22 88 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
23 84 (15.11%) DHCP
23 84 (15.11%) ITIL
23 84 (15.11%) XenDesktop
24 83 (14.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 81 (14.57%) Windows Server 2003
26 77 (13.85%) vSphere
27 74 (13.31%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 136 (24.46%) MS Exchange
2 63 (11.33%) IIS
3 60 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 51 (9.17%) SharePoint
5 32 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 29 (5.22%) Apache
7 25 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 24 (4.32%) WebSphere
9 22 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (3.42%) WebLogic
11 16 (2.88%) Tomcat
12 14 (2.52%) Lync
13 13 (2.34%) nginx
14 9 (1.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
16 7 (1.26%) IBM Notes
17 6 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 5 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
18 5 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
18 5 (0.90%) Jetty
Applications
1 113 (20.32%) MS Excel
2 38 (6.83%) MS Office
3 5 (0.90%) PowerPivot
4 4 (0.72%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.36%) MS Project
5 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.04%) Office 365
2 13 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.44%) IaaS
4 5 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.90%) Google App Engine
4 5 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.54%) SaaS
5 3 (0.54%) PaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.18%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 126 (22.66%) SAN
2 108 (19.42%) DNS
3 102 (18.35%) Firewall
4 96 (17.27%) LAN
5 92 (16.55%) WAN
6 84 (15.11%) DHCP
7 55 (9.89%) VPN
8 51 (9.17%) NAS
9 42 (7.55%) VLAN
10 39 (7.01%) TCP/IP
11 34 (6.12%) Network Security
12 31 (5.58%) NetScaler
12 31 (5.58%) Wireless
13 29 (5.22%) iSCSI
14 25 (4.50%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (3.42%) VoIP
16 18 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (3.06%) MPLS
17 17 (3.06%) Internet
18 14 (2.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (18.53%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.58%) Oracle Database
3 30 (5.40%) MySQL
4 24 (4.32%) Relational Database
5 23 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (3.78%) RDBMS
7 19 (3.42%) DB2
7 19 (3.42%) Oracle Exadata
8 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.90%) Ingres
13 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
13 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.36%) MS Access
15 1 (0.18%) SQLite
15 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (2.88%) Jenkins
2 13 (2.34%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.80%) Selenium
4 7 (1.26%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.26%) MSI
4 7 (1.26%) JIRA
5 6 (1.08%) SoapUI
5 6 (1.08%) JMeter
6 5 (0.90%) NUnit
7 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
7 4 (0.72%) JUnit
7 4 (0.72%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 3 (0.54%) LoadRunner
8 3 (0.54%) SilkPerformer
9 1 (0.18%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.18%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.18%) FxCop
9 1 (0.18%) StyleCop
9 1 (0.18%) Moq
General
1 97 (17.45%) Finance
2 22 (3.96%) Back Office
3 11 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 9 (1.62%) Retail
4 9 (1.62%) Billing
5 8 (1.44%) Legal
6 6 (1.08%) German Language
6 6 (1.08%) Banking
7 5 (0.90%) Italian Language
7 5 (0.90%) Turkish Language
7 5 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.36%) Advertising
8 2 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 101 (18.17%) Support Engineer
2 81 (14.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 64 (11.51%) Architect
4 51 (9.17%) Consultant
4 51 (9.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 44 (7.91%) Analyst
6 38 (6.83%) Citrix Engineer
7 36 (6.47%) Citrix Support
7 36 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 32 (5.76%) Solutions Architect
9 31 (5.58%) Infrastructure Architect
10 29 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
11 25 (4.50%) Technical Consultant
11 25 (4.50%) Administrator
12 24 (4.32%) Infrastructure Manager
13 23 (4.14%) Systems Administrator
13 23 (4.14%) Citrix Support Engineer
14 21 (3.78%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 21 (3.78%) Server Engineer
15 20 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.42%) WebSphere MQ
1 19 (3.42%) Middleware
2 14 (2.52%) .NET
3 11 (1.98%) J2EE
4 9 (1.62%) XML
5 8 (1.44%) Web Services
6 7 (1.26%) Application Packaging
7 6 (1.08%) REST
7 6 (1.08%) SOAP
7 6 (1.08%) JSP
8 5 (0.90%) Servlets
8 5 (0.90%) HTML
9 4 (0.72%) CSS
9 4 (0.72%) X-Windows
9 4 (0.72%) jQuery
9 4 (0.72%) RESTful
9 4 (0.72%) HTML5
9 4 (0.72%) CSS3
9 4 (0.72%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.18%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 45 (8.09%) FlexPod
2 20 (3.60%) Clustering
3 19 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.06%) Replication
5 16 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (2.34%) Fat Client
6 13 (2.34%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.34%) Thin Client
7 6 (1.08%) Life Science
8 5 (0.90%) Blog
8 5 (0.90%) Client/Server
8 5 (0.90%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.72%) User Experience
10 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.54%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.54%) Statistics
11 2 (0.36%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.36%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.36%) PDA
11 2 (0.36%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 375 (67.45%) Windows
2 111 (19.96%) Linux
3 104 (18.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 81 (14.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 72 (12.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 60 (10.79%) Windows 7
7 54 (9.71%) Solaris
8 46 (8.27%) UNIX
8 46 (8.27%) Windows XP
9 37 (6.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (5.58%) AIX
11 26 (4.68%) HPUX
11 26 (4.68%) Windows 8
12 21 (3.78%) SUSE
13 19 (3.42%) OS/400
13 19 (3.42%) zOS
14 12 (2.16%) Windows 2000
15 9 (1.62%) Android
16 8 (1.44%) Windows Vista
17 7 (1.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.11%) ITIL
2 70 (12.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (7.55%) Business Continuity
4 40 (7.19%) Service Delivery
5 39 (7.01%) Migration
6 33 (5.94%) Coaching
7 32 (5.76%) Change Management
8 31 (5.58%) Mentoring
9 29 (5.22%) Infrastructure Management
10 24 (4.32%) Project Management
10 24 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
11 21 (3.78%) Incident Management
11 21 (3.78%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (3.06%) Line Management
12 17 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (2.88%) ERP
13 16 (2.88%) Performance Tuning
14 15 (2.70%) Configuration Management
15 14 (2.52%) Technical Architecture
15 14 (2.52%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (11.33%) SQL
2 40 (7.19%) PowerShell
3 20 (3.60%) C
4 17 (3.06%) Java
5 13 (2.34%) T-SQL
5 13 (2.34%) PHP
6 10 (1.80%) Bash Shell
6 10 (1.80%) VB
7 8 (1.44%) Perl
8 4 (0.72%) VBScript
8 4 (0.72%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.54%) C#
9 3 (0.54%) C++
10 2 (0.36%) Ruby
10 2 (0.36%) Python
11 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 88 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (14.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 64 (11.51%) Citrix Certification
4 62 (11.15%) CCA
5 60 (10.79%) MCSE
6 48 (8.63%) Cisco Certification
7 44 (7.91%) CCNA
8 40 (7.19%) MCITP
9 36 (6.47%) Degree
10 29 (5.22%) MCSA
11 27 (4.86%) MCTS
12 25 (4.50%) Security Cleared
13 21 (3.78%) NCDA
14 20 (3.60%) MCP
15 19 (3.42%) VCAP
15 19 (3.42%) SC Cleared
16 18 (3.24%) NCIE
17 11 (1.98%) CCEA
18 9 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
18 9 (1.62%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.29%) SLA
2 13 (2.34%) QA
3 7 (1.26%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 212 (38.13%) Active Directory
2 172 (30.94%) Hyper-V
3 106 (19.06%) XenApp
4 84 (15.11%) XenDesktop
5 77 (13.85%) vSphere
6 37 (6.65%) VMware ESX
7 23 (4.14%) Microsoft App-V
8 21 (3.78%) KVM
9 19 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
10 17 (3.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 12 (2.16%) XenServer
12 11 (1.98%) Xen
12 11 (1.98%) NFS
13 10 (1.80%) Terminal Services
14 6 (1.08%) vCloud
15 5 (0.90%) MetaFrame
16 4 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
17 3 (0.54%) Firmware
18 2 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
18 2 (0.36%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (4.86%) SCCM
2 23 (4.14%) WSUS
3 19 (3.42%) Tivoli
4 12 (2.16%) Puppet
5 11 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (1.80%) Nagios
6 10 (1.80%) SCOM
7 9 (1.62%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.26%) WMI
8 7 (1.26%) AppDNA
8 7 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.90%) XenMobile
9 5 (0.90%) Ansible
10 4 (0.72%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
12 2 (0.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 2 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.36%) Cacti
Vendors
1 556 (100.00%) VMware
2 302 (54.32%) Microsoft
3 276 (49.64%) Citrix
4 218 (39.21%) Cisco
5 186 (33.45%) NetApp
6 130 (23.38%) HP
7 96 (17.27%) EMC
8 74 (13.31%) Oracle
9 54 (9.71%) Symantec
10 47 (8.45%) Juniper
11 39 (7.01%) Dell
12 38 (6.83%) Red Hat
13 34 (6.12%) IBM
14 32 (5.76%) CA
15 23 (4.14%) CheckPoint
16 19 (3.42%) BMC
16 19 (3.42%) Avaya
16 19 (3.42%) Brocade
17 15 (2.70%) AppSense
17 15 (2.70%) WatchGuard
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 23 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £29000.00 - £39000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car or Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 basic + benefits + holidays / career
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance/car + commission
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago