Period
to 23 January 2021

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 23 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 88 92 56
Rank change year-on-year +4 -36 +48
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 95 169 355
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.02% 3.03% 5.24%
As % of the System Software category 16.32% 19.18% 29.12%
Number of salaries quoted 95 142 323
Median annual salary £46,865 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.97% -16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £34,250 £26,775 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,250 £53,750
North West median annual salary £44,750 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +19.33% -11.76% +1.80%

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 582 881 1,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.52% 15.77% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 513 738 1,055
Median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,265 £67,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -3.41% +17.33%

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 23 January 2021.

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 23 January 2021. 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
Bolton +15 10 £42,500 +32.81% 3
Stockport +26 6 £33,000 -12.00% 2
Salford +16 4 £42,000 -16.00% 1
Bury +9 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 £37,500 -
Wigan - 1 £30,000 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2021, 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 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 51 (53.68%) Windows
3 49 (51.58%) Azure
4 39 (41.05%) Active Directory
5 38 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 37 (38.95%) Microsoft
7 34 (35.79%) DNS
8 31 (32.63%) PowerShell
8 31 (32.63%) Windows Server
9 28 (29.47%) Office 365
10 27 (28.42%) Linux
11 26 (27.37%) Firewall
12 24 (25.26%) Veeam
12 24 (25.26%) Hyper-V
13 23 (24.21%) DHCP
13 23 (24.21%) Cisco
14 22 (23.16%) NetApp
14 22 (23.16%) WAN
14 22 (23.16%) AWS
15 21 (22.11%) DevOps
15 21 (22.11%) SAN
15 21 (22.11%) Migration
16 19 (20.00%) EMC
16 19 (20.00%) Citrix
17 18 (18.95%) vSphere
18 15 (15.79%) Data Centre
18 15 (15.79%) HP
18 15 (15.79%) Python
18 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
19 14 (14.74%) SQL

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 14 (14.74%) MS Exchange
2 12 (12.63%) IIS
3 10 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.26%) Confluence
4 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.26%) OpenStack
5 4 (4.21%) Apache
5 4 (4.21%) Apache Solr
5 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 49 (51.58%) Azure
2 28 (29.47%) Office 365
3 22 (23.16%) AWS
4 6 (6.32%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (6.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (5.26%) GCP
6 4 (4.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (4.21%) CloudFront
6 4 (4.21%) Route 53
7 3 (3.16%) IaaS
8 2 (2.11%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.11%) Mimecast
8 2 (2.11%) OneDrive
8 2 (2.11%) SaaS
8 2 (2.11%) Serverless
8 2 (2.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (1.05%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (1.05%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.79%) DNS
2 26 (27.37%) Firewall
3 23 (24.21%) DHCP
4 22 (23.16%) WAN
5 21 (22.11%) SAN
6 13 (13.68%) VPN
6 13 (13.68%) VSAN
7 12 (12.63%) LAN
8 10 (10.53%) VoIP
9 7 (7.37%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (7.37%) TCP/IP
9 7 (7.37%) VLAN
10 6 (6.32%) IP Telephony
10 6 (6.32%) MPLS
11 5 (5.26%) IPv4
11 5 (5.26%) NAS
11 5 (5.26%) OSPF
12 4 (4.21%) Skype
12 4 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (2.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.11%) MySQL
5 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.05%) Power BI
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.26%) JIRA
1 5 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.21%) Finance
1 4 (4.21%) Law
1 4 (4.21%) Public Sector
2 3 (3.16%) Marketing
3 2 (2.11%) Housing Association
3 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) German Language
4 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (11.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.53%) Consultant
3 10 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
4 9 (9.47%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.32%) Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.26%) Lead Systems Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Server Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) VMware Technical Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) Web Services
2 4 (4.21%) CSS
2 4 (4.21%) Django
2 4 (4.21%) Flask
2 4 (4.21%) HTML
2 4 (4.21%) REST
3 2 (2.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.63%) Public Cloud
3 9 (9.47%) Private Cloud
4 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.21%) Clustering
6 3 (3.16%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.11%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.11%) Replication
8 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.05%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.05%) User Experience
8 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (53.68%) Windows
2 31 (32.63%) Windows Server
3 27 (28.42%) Linux
4 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (6.32%) Unix
7 5 (5.26%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2019
8 4 (4.21%) CentOS
9 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (22.11%) DevOps
2 21 (22.11%) Migration
3 12 (12.63%) ITIL
4 11 (11.58%) Configuration Management
5 10 (10.53%) Business Development
5 10 (10.53%) Presales
5 10 (10.53%) Technical Leadership
6 8 (8.42%) Information Security
6 8 (8.42%) Project Management
6 8 (8.42%) Service Management
7 7 (7.37%) High Availability
7 7 (7.37%) Open Source
7 7 (7.37%) Task Automation
8 5 (5.26%) Coaching
8 5 (5.26%) Cyber Intelligence
8 5 (5.26%) Data Science
8 5 (5.26%) Machine Learning
8 5 (5.26%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 5 (5.26%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.63%) PowerShell
2 15 (15.79%) Python
3 14 (14.74%) Bash Shell
3 14 (14.74%) SQL
4 4 (4.21%) PHP
5 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) RHCE
2 9 (9.47%) MCSA
2 9 (9.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (9.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (8.42%) MCSE
4 5 (5.26%) GIAC
5 4 (4.21%) CCNA
5 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.16%) HP AIS
6 3 (3.16%) HP ASE
6 3 (3.16%) HP MASE
6 3 (3.16%) JNCIS
6 3 (3.16%) MCITP
6 3 (3.16%) NCIE
7 1 (1.05%) CCIE
7 1 (1.05%) CCNP
7 1 (1.05%) Degree
7 1 (1.05%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.37%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) GDPR
2 4 (4.21%) OpenSCAP
3 3 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.11%) PMO
5 1 (1.05%) COBIT
5 1 (1.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (41.05%) Active Directory
2 24 (25.26%) Hyper-V
3 18 (18.95%) vSphere
4 10 (10.53%) Docker
5 8 (8.42%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (7.37%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (7.37%) VMware Server
7 5 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (5.26%) VMware NSX
7 5 (5.26%) XenApp
8 4 (4.21%) KVM
9 3 (3.16%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) Ansible
2 11 (11.58%) Puppet
3 9 (9.47%) Terraform
4 8 (8.42%) Kubernetes
5 6 (6.32%) SCCM
6 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.11%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.05%) Salt
Vendors
1 95 (100.00%) VMware
2 37 (38.95%) Microsoft
3 24 (25.26%) Veeam
4 23 (24.21%) Cisco
5 22 (23.16%) NetApp
6 19 (20.00%) Citrix
6 19 (20.00%) EMC
7 15 (15.79%) HP
8 11 (11.58%) IBM
9 10 (10.53%) Red Hat
10 8 (8.42%) Dell
10 8 (8.42%) Nimble Storage
11 5 (5.26%) Oracle
12 4 (4.21%) Sophos
13 3 (3.16%) Avaya
13 3 (3.16%) Brocade
13 3 (3.16%) Juniper
13 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
14 2 (2.11%) Draytek
14 2 (2.11%) ESET