Period
to 14 April 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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 92 70
Rank change year-on-year -12 -22 +31
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 101 150 250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.72% 3.08% 4.01%
As % of the System Software category 14.41% 17.50% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 74 119 221
10th Percentile £33,725 £28,857 £24,000
25th Percentile £36,750 £31,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.42% -10.59% +6.25%
75th Percentile £55,938 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £44,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.03% +11.88% -

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 701 857 1,050
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.87% 17.59% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 606 678 894
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £23,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £33,448 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,125 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 14 April 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 14 April 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 - 10 £42,500 - 1
Altrincham -13 5 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Stockport +29 3 £22,500 -40.79%
Salford +15 2 £42,000 -16.00% 5
Bury - 2 £27,500 - 2
Cheadle +8 1 £27,172 +20.76% 2
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 14 April 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.

1 101 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (56.44%) Azure
3 56 (55.45%) Microsoft
4 53 (52.48%) Windows
5 46 (45.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 41 (40.59%) PowerShell
7 40 (39.60%) Active Directory
8 37 (36.63%) Firewall
9 34 (33.66%) Microsoft 365
9 34 (33.66%) Windows Server
10 33 (32.67%) AWS
10 33 (32.67%) Linux
11 30 (29.70%) Ansible
12 29 (28.71%) DevOps
12 29 (28.71%) Python
13 25 (24.75%) Bash Shell
14 24 (23.76%) Puppet
14 24 (23.76%) Cisco
15 23 (22.77%) Public Cloud
16 22 (21.78%) Hyper-V
17 20 (19.80%) Red Hat
17 20 (19.80%) Configuration Management
18 19 (18.81%) RHCE
19 18 (17.82%) DNS
19 18 (17.82%) ITIL
19 18 (17.82%) VMware ESXi
19 18 (17.82%) Data Centre
19 18 (17.82%) Infrastructure as Code
20 17 (16.83%) Docker
20 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development

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 15 (14.85%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.86%) Confluence
3 8 (7.92%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.94%) Apache
4 6 (5.94%) Apache Solr
4 6 (5.94%) IIS
4 6 (5.94%) OpenStack
4 6 (5.94%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 57 (56.44%) Azure
2 34 (33.66%) Microsoft 365
3 33 (32.67%) AWS
4 6 (5.94%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (5.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 6 (5.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.94%) CloudFront
4 6 (5.94%) GCP
4 6 (5.94%) IaaS
4 6 (5.94%) Route 53
5 5 (4.95%) PaaS
5 5 (4.95%) SaaS
6 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.98%) Serverless
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (0.99%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.99%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 37 (36.63%) Firewall
2 18 (17.82%) DNS
3 17 (16.83%) VPN
4 15 (14.85%) VLAN
4 15 (14.85%) WAN
5 14 (13.86%) IPv4
5 14 (13.86%) OSPF
6 13 (12.87%) Remote Desktop
7 11 (10.89%) SAN
7 11 (10.89%) VoIP
8 10 (9.90%) DHCP
9 8 (7.92%) LAN
10 6 (5.94%) SD-WAN
10 6 (5.94%) Skype
10 6 (5.94%) VSAN
11 5 (4.95%) Cisco Firepower
11 5 (4.95%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (4.95%) NAS
11 5 (4.95%) Network Security
11 5 (4.95%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.94%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.98%) MySQL
4 1 (0.99%) Big Data
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
1 14 (13.86%) JIRA
1 14 (13.86%) Subversion
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (2.97%) Law
2 2 (1.98%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Public Sector
3 1 (0.99%) Housing Association
3 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (37.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (20.79%) Linux Engineer
3 20 (19.80%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 20 (19.80%) Systems Engineer
4 14 (13.86%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Support Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (7.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Architect
7 8 (7.92%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (5.94%) Applications Support
9 5 (4.95%) Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Applications Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Citrix Support
9 5 (4.95%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.86%) Web Services
2 5 (4.95%) JSON
2 5 (4.95%) REST
3 4 (3.96%) CSS
3 4 (3.96%) Django
3 4 (3.96%) Flask
3 4 (3.96%) HTML
4 3 (2.97%) SAML
5 2 (1.98%) OAuth
5 2 (1.98%) OAuth2
6 1 (0.99%) .NET
6 1 (0.99%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (0.99%) Java EE
6 1 (0.99%) SOAP
6 1 (0.99%) Spring
6 1 (0.99%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.99%) Spring Cloud
6 1 (0.99%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.77%) Public Cloud
2 18 (17.82%) Data Centre
3 10 (9.90%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (4.95%) iPad
4 5 (4.95%) iPhone
4 5 (4.95%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (3.96%) Clustering
6 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.98%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.99%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.99%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (52.48%) Windows
2 34 (33.66%) Windows Server
3 33 (32.67%) Linux
4 14 (13.86%) Unix
5 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (5.94%) Android
7 6 (5.94%) CentOS
8 5 (4.95%) Windows 10
9 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (45.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (28.71%) DevOps
3 20 (19.80%) Configuration Management
4 18 (17.82%) Infrastructure as Code
4 18 (17.82%) ITIL
5 17 (16.83%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (15.84%) Migration
6 16 (15.84%) Task Automation
7 14 (13.86%) Cyber Intelligence
7 14 (13.86%) Data Science
7 14 (13.86%) DevSecOps
7 14 (13.86%) Machine Learning
7 14 (13.86%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 14 (13.86%) Scrum
7 14 (13.86%) SDLC
7 14 (13.86%) Service Management
7 14 (13.86%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 14 (13.86%) Software Testing
8 10 (9.90%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (8.91%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 41 (40.59%) PowerShell
2 29 (28.71%) Python
3 25 (24.75%) Bash Shell
4 11 (10.89%) SQL
5 6 (5.94%) PHP
6 4 (3.96%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.98%) Java
8 1 (0.99%) C
8 1 (0.99%) C#
8 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (18.81%) RHCE
2 14 (13.86%) GIAC
3 9 (8.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (7.92%) MCSE
4 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
5 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.95%) MCSA
7 3 (2.97%) CCNA
7 3 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.97%) MCITP
7 3 (2.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.98%) CCA
8 2 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.99%) CCIE
9 1 (0.99%) CCNP
9 1 (0.99%) Degree
9 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.99%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) OpenSCAP
2 1 (0.99%) GRC
2 1 (0.99%) PMO
2 1 (0.99%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (39.60%) Active Directory
2 22 (21.78%) Hyper-V
3 18 (17.82%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (16.83%) Docker
5 16 (15.84%) vSphere
6 13 (12.87%) Virtual Desktop
7 10 (9.90%) VMware NSX
7 10 (9.90%) XenApp
8 9 (8.91%) XenDesktop
9 7 (6.93%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (6.93%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (5.94%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (3.96%) KVM
11 4 (3.96%) VMware Server
12 2 (1.98%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
12 2 (1.98%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 30 (29.70%) Ansible
2 24 (23.76%) Puppet
3 15 (14.85%) SCCM
4 12 (11.88%) FortiGate
4 12 (11.88%) Terraform
5 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.95%) ServiceCenter
6 4 (3.96%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (3.96%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.98%) Nessus
7 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.99%) EnCase
8 1 (0.99%) FTK
8 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.99%) Salt
8 1 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 101 (100.00%) VMware
2 56 (55.45%) Microsoft
3 24 (23.76%) Cisco
4 20 (19.80%) Red Hat
5 16 (15.84%) Citrix
6 14 (13.86%) Oracle
7 13 (12.87%) Veeam
8 12 (11.88%) NetApp
9 11 (10.89%) HP
10 9 (8.91%) SolarWinds
11 7 (6.93%) EMC
11 7 (6.93%) Sophos
12 6 (5.94%) Nimble Storage
13 5 (4.95%) CA
13 5 (4.95%) Dell
13 5 (4.95%) Fortinet
13 5 (4.95%) Polycom
13 5 (4.95%) Proofpoint
14 3 (2.97%) Symantec
14 3 (2.97%) Veritas