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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 56 80
Rank change year-on-year -16 +24  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 43 30 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.96% 3.12% 2.66%
As % of the System Software category 26.22% 31.91% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 42 22 38
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +5.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,100 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
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 164 94 170
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 11.27% 9.76% 10.04%
Number of salaries quoted 136 75 137
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £23,650 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £43,300 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +3 29 £37,500 -16.66% 8
Chester +1 3 £31,500 -1.56%
Crewe - 2 £55,000 -
Wilmslow -17 1 £35,000 -1.40% 1
Knutsford - 1 - - 1
Runcorn - 1 £52,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (81.25%) Windows
3 40 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 34 (53.13%) Hyper-V
5 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
6 24 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 21 (32.81%) Citrix
7 21 (32.81%) PowerShell
8 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (29.69%) Linux
9 17 (26.56%) LAN
9 17 (26.56%) DNS
9 17 (26.56%) SAN
9 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (25.00%) Cisco
10 16 (25.00%) Firewall
11 15 (23.44%) Remote Desktop
12 14 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (21.88%) XenApp
12 14 (21.88%) WAN
12 14 (21.88%) ITIL
13 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2013
14 12 (18.75%) Puppet
14 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
15 11 (17.19%) Office 365
15 11 (17.19%) Windows 8

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 24 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (20.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.69%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (17.19%) Office 365
3 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (26.56%) DNS
1 17 (26.56%) LAN
1 17 (26.56%) SAN
2 16 (25.00%) Firewall
3 15 (23.44%) Remote Desktop
4 14 (21.88%) WAN
5 10 (15.63%) DHCP
5 10 (15.63%) VPN
6 9 (14.06%) MPLS
7 5 (7.81%) iSCSI
8 4 (6.25%) VLAN
8 4 (6.25%) VoIP
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (4.69%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.13%) DMZ
10 2 (3.13%) LDAP
10 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.56%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 10 (15.63%) NuGet
3 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Legal
2 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
3 1 (1.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Wintel Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Consultant
4 8 (12.50%) Machine Learning Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Build and Release Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Build Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) IT Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Release Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.25%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) IT Manager
8 4 (6.25%) IT Support
8 4 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.13%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.69%) EMC VNX
2 3 (4.69%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.13%) Replication
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (81.25%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Windows Server
3 19 (29.69%) Linux
3 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (17.19%) Windows 8
6 8 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.81%) Windows Vista
9 4 (6.25%) Windows 10
9 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.69%) VMS
11 2 (3.13%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.56%) Android
12 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) ITIL
2 13 (20.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.63%) Continuous Delivery
3 10 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (15.63%) DevOps
3 10 (15.63%) TDD
4 9 (14.06%) Machine Learning
5 8 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.94%) Migration
6 7 (10.94%) Project Management
7 5 (7.81%) Coaching
7 5 (7.81%) Service Management
8 4 (6.25%) High Availability
8 4 (6.25%) IT Strategy
8 4 (6.25%) Presales
8 4 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) Line Management
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (32.81%) PowerShell
2 11 (17.19%) SQL
3 4 (6.25%) VBScript
4 2 (3.13%) Ruby
4 2 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.94%) MCSA
3 5 (7.81%) MCSE
3 5 (7.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (6.25%) CCNA
4 4 (6.25%) MCITP
5 3 (4.69%) CCDE
5 3 (4.69%) CCIE
5 3 (4.69%) CCNP
6 2 (3.13%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.13%) CCA
6 2 (3.13%) CCENT
6 2 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.13%) DBS Check
6 2 (3.13%) MCTS
6 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.56%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
2 6 (9.38%) SLA
3 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 34 (53.13%) Hyper-V
3 14 (21.88%) XenApp
4 10 (15.63%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (15.63%) VirtualBox
4 10 (15.63%) Xen
5 8 (12.50%) XenDesktop
6 5 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (6.25%) vSphere
8 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (3.13%) Docker
9 2 (3.13%) KVM
9 2 (3.13%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (18.75%) Puppet
3 10 (15.63%) Ansible
4 4 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (4.69%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.13%) SCCM
6 2 (3.13%) SCOM
7 1 (1.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) VMware
2 34 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 21 (32.81%) Citrix
4 16 (25.00%) Cisco
5 7 (10.94%) SonicWALL
6 6 (9.38%) Veeam
7 5 (7.81%) EMC
7 5 (7.81%) NetApp
7 5 (7.81%) Sophos
7 5 (7.81%) Symantec
8 3 (4.69%) IBM
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle
9 2 (3.13%) arcserve
9 2 (3.13%) Dell
9 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.56%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.56%) HP
10 1 (1.56%) Intel
10 1 (1.56%) McAfee
Middlewich, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Noir Consulting
Salary: £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago