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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 19 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 133 91 86
Rank change year-on-year -42 -5 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 133 121 131
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.36% 3.13% 3.17%
As % of the System Software category 14.19% 16.01% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 98 94 103
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,270 £29,157
25th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - -2.17% +17.20%
75th Percentile £56,125 £56,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,600
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% -11.46% +28.00%

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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 937 756 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.64% 19.54% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 707 662 565
10th Percentile £26,000 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,100 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.20% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year - -1.04% +12.94%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Manchester.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Manchester

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Bolton 0 10 £25,000 -37.50% 3
Altrincham +10 8 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Stockport -7 3 £26,750 +16.30% 2
Wigan -1 1 £60,000 +26.32%
Salford -20 1 £37,500 -10.71% 2
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 133 (100.00%) VMware
2 112 (84.21%) Windows
3 91 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 86 (64.66%) Azure
5 85 (63.91%) Windows Server
6 77 (57.89%) Active Directory
7 75 (56.39%) Microsoft 365
8 61 (45.86%) Cisco
9 58 (43.61%) Firewall
10 52 (39.10%) Hyper-V
11 45 (33.83%) AWS
11 45 (33.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 42 (31.58%) Linux
13 41 (30.83%) DNS
14 40 (30.08%) PowerShell
15 39 (29.32%) DHCP
16 37 (27.82%) SharePoint
17 36 (27.07%) Social Skills
17 36 (27.07%) Problem-Solving
18 35 (26.32%) ITIL
19 34 (25.56%) Citrix
20 33 (24.81%) MS Exchange
21 30 (22.56%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (21.80%) Data Centre
23 28 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
23 28 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
24 26 (19.55%) SQL Server
24 26 (19.55%) Cybersecurity
24 26 (19.55%) Remote Desktop
25 25 (18.80%) Information Security

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 37 (27.82%) SharePoint
2 33 (24.81%) MS Exchange
3 24 (18.05%) IIS
4 11 (8.27%) Apache
5 9 (6.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (5.26%) nginx
7 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (10.53%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.75%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 86 (64.66%) Azure
2 75 (56.39%) Microsoft 365
3 45 (33.83%) AWS
4 18 (13.53%) IaaS
4 18 (13.53%) PaaS
5 17 (12.78%) Azure Sentinel
6 14 (10.53%) GCP
7 13 (9.77%) OneDrive
8 10 (7.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (5.26%) Power Platform
9 7 (5.26%) PowerApps
10 3 (2.26%) SaaS
11 2 (1.50%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.50%) Amazon S3
11 2 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (1.50%) GitHub
11 2 (1.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.75%) Google Workspace
12 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.75%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (43.61%) Firewall
2 41 (30.83%) DNS
3 39 (29.32%) DHCP
4 26 (19.55%) Remote Desktop
5 24 (18.05%) SAN
6 22 (16.54%) WAN
7 21 (15.79%) LAN
8 20 (15.04%) Wi-Fi
9 18 (13.53%) VPN
10 16 (12.03%) Network Security
11 15 (11.28%) VoIP
12 13 (9.77%) TCP/IP
13 11 (8.27%) MPLS
13 11 (8.27%) VLAN
14 10 (7.52%) FTP
15 9 (6.77%) SNMP
16 5 (3.76%) IP Telephony
16 5 (3.76%) Wireshark
17 3 (2.26%) Internet
17 3 (2.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.28%) MySQL
3 7 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.01%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.01%) JIRA
General
1 36 (27.07%) Social Skills
2 30 (22.56%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (18.80%) Finance
4 18 (13.53%) Legal
5 14 (10.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 12 (9.02%) Telecoms
7 10 (7.52%) Organisational Skills
8 8 (6.02%) Documentation Skills
8 8 (6.02%) Marketing
8 8 (6.02%) Public Sector
9 6 (4.51%) Law
10 4 (3.01%) Retail
11 3 (2.26%) Automotive
11 3 (2.26%) Games
12 2 (1.50%) Advertising
12 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.75%) Billing
13 1 (0.75%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 38 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (12.03%) Administrator
3 15 (11.28%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (10.53%) IT Engineer
5 11 (8.27%) IT Support
6 10 (7.52%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) IT Technician
8 8 (6.02%) Architect
8 8 (6.02%) Consultant
9 7 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (5.26%) IT Administrator
9 7 (5.26%) IT Consultant
9 7 (5.26%) IT Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.26%) Service Delivery Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) Analyst
10 6 (4.51%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.51%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.51%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.77%) SAML
2 8 (6.02%) LDAP
3 7 (5.26%) LAMP
3 7 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
3 7 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (4.51%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (3.76%) JSON
6 4 (3.01%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (3.01%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (3.01%) Protocol Buffers
6 4 (3.01%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (3.01%) XML
7 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.80%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.53%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (12.78%) Clustering
4 16 (12.03%) Management Information System
5 9 (6.77%) PKI
6 7 (5.26%) Handset
7 6 (4.51%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (3.01%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (3.01%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (3.01%) Life Science
9 3 (2.26%) Renewable Energy
10 2 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.50%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.50%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.50%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.50%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.75%) iPhone
11 1 (0.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 112 (84.21%) Windows
2 85 (63.91%) Windows Server
3 42 (31.58%) Linux
4 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (15.04%) Windows Server 2016
5 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (9.77%) Windows 10
7 9 (6.77%) CentOS
8 7 (5.26%) Unix
9 4 (3.01%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.26%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.75%) VMS
11 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 36 (27.07%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (26.32%) ITIL
4 26 (19.55%) Cybersecurity
5 25 (18.80%) Information Security
5 25 (18.80%) Service Delivery
6 23 (17.29%) Project Management
7 22 (16.54%) Agile
8 21 (15.79%) Patch Management
9 18 (13.53%) Capacity Management
10 17 (12.78%) Change Management
10 17 (12.78%) Data Loss Prevention
11 16 (12.03%) Regulatory Compliance
11 16 (12.03%) Time Management
12 15 (11.28%) Business Continuity
12 15 (11.28%) Information Governance
12 15 (11.28%) Requirements Gathering
12 15 (11.28%) Requirements Workshops
12 15 (11.28%) Software Audit
12 15 (11.28%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 40 (30.08%) PowerShell
2 18 (13.53%) Python
3 16 (12.03%) Bash
4 11 (8.27%) SQL
5 4 (3.01%) C++
5 4 (3.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (12.78%) MCSA
3 15 (11.28%) MCTS
4 13 (9.77%) Security Cleared
5 12 (9.02%) Degree
6 10 (7.52%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (7.52%) MCSE
6 10 (7.52%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.26%) CISSP
7 7 (5.26%) SSCP
8 5 (3.76%) MCITP
9 4 (3.01%) CCA
9 4 (3.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.26%) AWS Certification
10 3 (2.26%) TOGAF Certification
11 2 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.50%) RHCE
12 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.02%) SLA
2 5 (3.76%) GDPR
3 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 52 (39.10%) Hyper-V
3 24 (18.05%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (12.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 12 (9.02%) Docker
6 7 (5.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 5 (3.76%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 5 (3.76%) etcd
7 5 (3.76%) Terminal Services
7 5 (3.76%) vSphere
8 4 (3.01%) Postfix
9 2 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.75%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (15.04%) Ansible
2 19 (14.29%) WSUS
3 15 (11.28%) SCCM
4 12 (9.02%) Puppet
5 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 9 (6.77%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 9 (6.77%) Kubernetes
6 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (6.77%) SCOM
6 9 (6.77%) Single Sign-On
7 8 (6.02%) Nagios
7 8 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (6.02%) Terraform
8 7 (5.26%) Cacti
8 7 (5.26%) ZABBIX
9 5 (3.76%) Bacula
9 5 (3.76%) Bareos
9 5 (3.76%) HAProxy
10 4 (3.01%) FortiGate
10 4 (3.01%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 133 (100.00%) VMware
2 91 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 61 (45.86%) Cisco
4 34 (25.56%) Citrix
5 17 (12.78%) Google
6 14 (10.53%) EMC
7 12 (9.02%) Juniper
7 12 (9.02%) Red Hat
7 12 (9.02%) Veeam
8 10 (7.52%) Dell
8 10 (7.52%) Fortinet
9 8 (6.02%) Avaya
9 8 (6.02%) HP
10 6 (4.51%) Draytek
10 6 (4.51%) Meraki
10 6 (4.51%) NetApp
10 6 (4.51%) Ruckus Wireless
10 6 (4.51%) Splunk
11 5 (3.76%) Barracuda Networks
11 5 (3.76%) NETGEAR