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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 56 70
Rank change year-on-year -16 +14  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 20 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.86% 3.30% 3.04%
As % of the System Software category 21.51% 23.12% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16 32 42
Median salary £32,250 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 93 186 190
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.64% 14.25% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 74 153 148
Median salary £32,000 £31,500 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% -9.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +2 8 £30,000 +36.36% 6
Chester +4 3 £38,250 +17.69% 1
Northwich +3 3 £32,000 -31.91%
Knutsford 0 1 - -
Macclesfield -7 1 £24,000 -14.28%
Runcorn - 1 £32,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (81.54%) Windows
3 47 (72.31%) Active Directory
4 45 (69.23%) Microsoft
5 43 (66.15%) Windows Server
6 22 (33.85%) ITIL
7 21 (32.31%) SQL
7 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (30.77%) Cisco
8 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (29.23%) Finance
9 19 (29.23%) Hyper-V
10 17 (26.15%) PowerShell
10 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
11 16 (24.62%) Linux
11 16 (24.62%) Data Centre
12 15 (23.08%) MCSA
12 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
13 14 (21.54%) MS Office
13 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (21.54%) vSphere
14 12 (18.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
14 12 (18.46%) MCSE
14 12 (18.46%) Citrix
15 11 (16.92%) DNS
15 11 (16.92%) Firewall
15 11 (16.92%) SCCM
15 11 (16.92%) Virtual Servers
16 10 (15.38%) MCITP

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 15 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (12.31%) IIS
3 7 (10.77%) Apache
4 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.69%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.54%) GroupWise
6 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 14 (21.54%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.92%) DNS
1 11 (16.92%) Firewall
2 9 (13.85%) SAN
3 8 (12.31%) DHCP
3 8 (12.31%) Intranet
4 7 (10.77%) HTTP
4 7 (10.77%) VLAN
5 6 (9.23%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.62%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.08%) DMZ
8 2 (3.08%) LAN
8 2 (3.08%) MPLS
8 2 (3.08%) VoIP
8 2 (3.08%) VPN
8 2 (3.08%) WAN
9 1 (1.54%) BGP
9 1 (1.54%) Internet
9 1 (1.54%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (10.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
General
1 19 (29.23%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Back Office
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Marketing
5 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (16.92%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Support Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) IT Engineer
4 8 (12.31%) IT Support
5 7 (10.77%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.15%) Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Support
9 3 (4.62%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Operations Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
1 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.15%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.54%) CMDB
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.54%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (81.54%) Windows
2 43 (66.15%) Windows Server
3 21 (32.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (24.62%) Linux
5 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.77%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.23%) CentOS
7 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.15%) Windows XP
10 3 (4.62%) VMS
11 2 (3.08%) Android
11 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.54%) Unix
12 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.85%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (13.85%) Performance Monitoring
3 9 (13.85%) Process Improvement
4 5 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.15%) Patch Management
5 4 (6.15%) Service Management
5 4 (6.15%) SOA
5 4 (6.15%) Workflow
6 3 (4.62%) Direct Marketing
6 3 (4.62%) Information Management
6 3 (4.62%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.62%) Time Management
7 2 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.08%) Coaching
7 2 (3.08%) ITIL V2
7 2 (3.08%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.08%) Security Patching
7 2 (3.08%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.31%) SQL
2 17 (26.15%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.77%) Bash Shell
3 7 (10.77%) C
3 7 (10.77%) Python
4 3 (4.62%) VBScript
5 2 (3.08%) VB
6 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (23.08%) MCSA
3 12 (18.46%) MCSE
3 12 (18.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (15.38%) MCITP
5 3 (4.62%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.08%) CCNA
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.08%) Degree
6 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.08%) MCTS
6 2 (3.08%) NCDA
7 1 (1.54%) CCA
7 1 (1.54%) CCNP
7 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (72.31%) Active Directory
2 19 (29.23%) Hyper-V
3 14 (21.54%) vSphere
4 11 (16.92%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (12.31%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (9.23%) XenApp
7 5 (7.69%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.62%) Firmware
8 3 (4.62%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.08%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.54%) Docker
10 1 (1.54%) KVM
10 1 (1.54%) NDS
10 1 (1.54%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (16.92%) SCCM
2 8 (12.31%) SCOM
3 7 (10.77%) vRealize
4 4 (6.15%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.54%) Puppet
6 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) VMware
2 45 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 20 (30.77%) Cisco
4 12 (18.46%) Citrix
5 8 (12.31%) EMC
6 5 (7.69%) IBM
7 4 (6.15%) HP
7 4 (6.15%) NetApp
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle
8 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.62%) Dell
8 3 (4.62%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.62%) Veeam
9 2 (3.08%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.08%) Sophos
9 2 (3.08%) Symantec
10 1 (1.54%) Adobe
10 1 (1.54%) arcserve
10 1 (1.54%) Intel
10 1 (1.54%) TOWER Software
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