The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 53 35
Rank change year-on-year +16 -18  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 19 9 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 4.31% 1.94% 7.02%
As % of the System Software category 43.18% 23.08% 64.06%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 39
Median salary £32,500 £38,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.58% -10.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,600 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £40,000 £51,000
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 Lancashire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 44 39 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 9.98% 8.39% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 39 33 61
Median salary £32,500 £29,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.06% -31.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £24,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £47,200 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in Lancashire

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Lancashire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Lancashire

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Blackburn - 12 £32,500 -
Nelson - 4 £58,750 -
Preston - 3 £27,500 - 2
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco
3 15 (75.00%) Windows
4 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (55.00%) People Management
5 11 (55.00%) VMware Server
6 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (50.00%) Mitel
6 10 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
9 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 4 (20.00%) F5
9 4 (20.00%) Juniper
9 4 (20.00%) BGP
9 4 (20.00%) MPLS
9 4 (20.00%) WAN
9 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
9 4 (20.00%) VPN
9 4 (20.00%) CCNP
10 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
11 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 12 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) BGP
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (20.00%) MPLS
2 4 (20.00%) VPN
2 4 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (10.00%) Broadband
3 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (10.00%) IPsec
3 2 (10.00%) IPv4
3 2 (10.00%) L2TP
3 2 (10.00%) OSPF
3 2 (10.00%) PPP
3 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) SSL
3 2 (10.00%) xDSL
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) VMware Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Server Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (5.00%) Business Development Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Development Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Network Support
7 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) AIX
3 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) People Management
2 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) ERP
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Business Development
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) C++
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) CCIE
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) CCSP
4 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Server
2 10 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) Mitel
4 4 (20.00%) F5
4 4 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya
6 1 (5.00%) Epicor
6 1 (5.00%) PlateSpin
6 1 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) SYSPRO
6 1 (5.00%) Veeam
6 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard
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