Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware Infrastructure over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 70 65
Rank change year-on-year -43 -5 +6
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 66 80 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.14% 3.56% 4.34%
As % of the System Software category 20.12% 30.77% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 58 76 124
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £20,550 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £54,650 £40,000 £54,475
North West median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +8.70%

VMware Infrastructure is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 328 260 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.66% 11.56% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 238 230 319
Cheshire median annual salary £34,500 £32,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.15% +4.84% -8.82%
10th Percentile £19,000 £18,750 £18,950
90th Percentile £57,325 £48,875 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +4.48%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cheshire

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in Cheshire

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Cheshire

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +11 47 £37,500 +4.17% 8
Crewe -5 4 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Runcorn - 3 £30,500 -
Knutsford -39 2 £38,500 -
Middlewich - 2 £21,500 -
Macclesfield 0 1 - - 2
Chester -8 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 66 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (80.30%) Windows
3 48 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 41 (62.12%) Hyper-V
5 37 (56.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (48.48%) Cisco
7 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
8 27 (40.91%) Citrix
8 27 (40.91%) MCSA
9 25 (37.88%) DNS
9 25 (37.88%) Windows Server
10 23 (34.85%) DHCP
11 21 (31.82%) Symantec
12 20 (30.30%) MS Exchange
13 19 (28.79%) Firewall
13 19 (28.79%) Data Centre
14 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (25.76%) CCNA
15 17 (25.76%) Dell
15 17 (25.76%) Office 365
15 17 (25.76%) Degree
16 16 (24.24%) EqualLogic
16 16 (24.24%) NetApp
16 16 (24.24%) SQL
17 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (21.21%) WSUS
18 14 (21.21%) CommVault
18 14 (21.21%) Change Management
18 14 (21.21%) Management Information System
19 13 (19.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.52%) Apache
4 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.52%) Site Server
Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.76%) Office 365
2 15 (22.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (9.09%) G Suite
5 2 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.88%) DNS
2 23 (34.85%) DHCP
3 19 (28.79%) Firewall
4 12 (18.18%) LAN
5 11 (16.67%) WAN
6 8 (12.12%) SAN
7 7 (10.61%) VoIP
7 7 (10.61%) VPN
7 7 (10.61%) WLAN
8 6 (9.09%) MPLS
9 4 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (3.03%) PBX
11 2 (3.03%) Skype
12 1 (1.52%) Internet
12 1 (1.52%) iSCSI
12 1 (1.52%) LDAP
12 1 (1.52%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.03%) NuGet
3 1 (1.52%) Maven
General
1 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.55%) Finance
4 2 (3.03%) Legal
4 2 (3.03%) Publishing
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (16.67%) Analyst
2 11 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) IT Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) IT Technician
6 5 (7.58%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Consultant
8 3 (4.55%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.55%) IT Support
8 3 (4.55%) Junior
8 3 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) .NET
1 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.52%) COM
1 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Data Centre
2 14 (21.21%) Management Information System
3 12 (18.18%) Fat Client
3 12 (18.18%) Thin Client
4 9 (13.64%) Life Science
5 7 (10.61%) Driving Licence
6 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
7 3 (4.55%) Private Cloud
8 2 (3.03%) iPad
9 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (1.52%) iPhone
9 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (80.30%) Windows
2 25 (37.88%) Windows Server
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.12%) Linux
6 7 (10.61%) Windows 8
6 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.52%) Android
9 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Change Management
2 9 (13.64%) ITIL
3 7 (10.61%) Project Management
4 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (9.09%) ITIL V2
4 6 (9.09%) Time Management
5 4 (6.06%) DevOps
5 4 (6.06%) High Availability
5 4 (6.06%) Presales
6 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.55%) IT Strategy
6 3 (4.55%) Migration
6 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.55%) Service Management
7 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.03%) Information Security
7 2 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.03%) TDD
7 2 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) Perl
3 1 (1.52%) Python
3 1 (1.52%) Ruby
3 1 (1.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (56.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (40.91%) MCSA
3 18 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (25.76%) CCNA
4 17 (25.76%) Degree
5 11 (16.67%) MCITP
6 10 (15.15%) MCP
7 9 (13.64%) MCSE
8 7 (10.61%) CCNP
9 6 (9.09%) A+ Certification
9 6 (9.09%) CCENT
9 6 (9.09%) DBS Check
10 4 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.52%) CCA
12 1 (1.52%) CCDE
12 1 (1.52%) CCIE
12 1 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) SLA
3 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.52%) GxP
System Software
1 48 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 41 (62.12%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.06%) XenApp
4 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.03%) VirtualBox
5 2 (3.03%) Xen
6 1 (1.52%) Docker
6 1 (1.52%) KVM
6 1 (1.52%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (21.21%) WSUS
2 13 (19.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (16.67%) SCOM
4 5 (7.58%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (6.06%) Puppet
6 3 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (4.55%) SCCM
7 2 (3.03%) Ansible
7 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (48.48%) Cisco
3 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 27 (40.91%) Citrix
5 21 (31.82%) Symantec
6 17 (25.76%) Dell
7 16 (24.24%) EqualLogic
7 16 (24.24%) NetApp
8 14 (21.21%) CommVault
9 8 (12.12%) Google
10 3 (4.55%) HP
10 3 (4.55%) Sophos
11 2 (3.03%) arcserve
11 2 (3.03%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (3.03%) McAfee
11 2 (3.03%) Mitel
11 2 (3.03%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.52%) Aerohive Networks
12 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.52%) Veeam