The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Infrastructure skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
Rank 33 29 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 0.76% 1.63% 3.66%
As % of the System Software category 16.67% 20.00% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £32,000 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +34.54%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
VMware Infrastructure
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Preston region.

System Software Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 4.58% 8.13% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 5
Average salary £32,000 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,200 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £30,000 £39,100
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 Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Infrastructure Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure across the Preston region.

VMware Infrastructure Salary Trend in Preston

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) PBX
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) HP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) PBX
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Nortel
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Draytek