Period
to 24 October 2020

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 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 109 61
Rank change year-on-year +35 -48 +63
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 91 184 362
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.47% 2.84% 4.97%
As % of the System Software category 20.97% 19.25% 28.98%
Number of salaries quoted 98 158 307
Median annual salary £46,557 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.15% -9.64% +10.67%
10th Percentile £30,500 £23,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £55,000
North West median annual salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.00% -6.25% +1.27%

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 434 956 1,249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.53% 14.74% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 397 767 1,029
Median annual salary £52,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.09% -4.44% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £23,650 £21,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +13.33%

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 24 October 2020.

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 24 October 2020. 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
Stockport +25 9 £33,000 -22.35%
Salford +25 3 £26,000 -52.73% 1
Bolton +17 3 £55,000 +71.88% 2
Wigan +5 1 £30,000 +22.45% 1
Rochdale - 1 £37,500 -
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, 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 91 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (54.95%) Windows
3 36 (39.56%) Active Directory
4 35 (38.46%) Azure
5 32 (35.16%) NetApp
6 30 (32.97%) Microsoft
7 29 (31.87%) Windows Server
8 28 (30.77%) EMC
9 27 (29.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 26 (28.57%) Office 365
10 26 (28.57%) Hyper-V
11 25 (27.47%) Citrix
11 25 (27.47%) Linux
11 25 (27.47%) DNS
12 24 (26.37%) PowerShell
13 23 (25.27%) Cisco
13 23 (25.27%) IBM
14 21 (23.08%) Dell
15 20 (21.98%) WAN
15 20 (21.98%) DHCP
15 20 (21.98%) Veeam
16 19 (20.88%) SLA
16 19 (20.88%) SAN
17 18 (19.78%) Firewall
18 16 (17.58%) LAN
19 15 (16.48%) MS Exchange
19 15 (16.48%) HP
19 15 (16.48%) AWS
20 14 (15.38%) Ansible
20 14 (15.38%) Data Centre

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 (16.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.69%) IIS
4 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 35 (38.46%) Azure
2 26 (28.57%) Office 365
3 15 (16.48%) AWS
4 9 (9.89%) GCP
5 7 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (2.20%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.20%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.10%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.10%) IaaS
7 1 (1.10%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.10%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (27.47%) DNS
2 20 (21.98%) DHCP
2 20 (21.98%) WAN
3 19 (20.88%) SAN
4 18 (19.78%) Firewall
5 16 (17.58%) LAN
6 11 (12.09%) VPN
7 10 (10.99%) VSAN
8 9 (9.89%) VoIP
9 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
10 5 (5.49%) IP Telephony
10 5 (5.49%) NAS
10 5 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (4.40%) MPLS
11 4 (4.40%) Skype
11 4 (4.40%) Wireless
12 3 (3.30%) BGP
12 3 (3.30%) EIGRP
12 3 (3.30%) Network Security
12 3 (3.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.10%) Power BI
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.69%) Law
2 6 (6.59%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Legal
3 3 (3.30%) Marketing
3 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.20%) Housing Association
4 2 (2.20%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.10%) Billing
5 1 (1.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (13.19%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (13.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (8.79%) Consultant
4 8 (8.79%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) IT Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) VMware Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) LDAP
2 1 (1.10%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.99%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.49%) Public Cloud
4 3 (3.30%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) CMDB
5 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (54.95%) Windows
2 29 (31.87%) Windows Server
3 25 (27.47%) Linux
4 8 (8.79%) Windows 10
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2019
7 3 (3.30%) Unix
7 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.10%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (15.38%) Migration
3 12 (13.19%) ITIL
4 8 (8.79%) Business Development
4 8 (8.79%) High Availability
4 8 (8.79%) Presales
4 8 (8.79%) Project Management
4 8 (8.79%) Technical Leadership
5 7 (7.69%) Information Security
6 6 (6.59%) Change Management
6 6 (6.59%) DevOps
7 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.40%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 4 (4.40%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (4.40%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.40%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (4.40%) Service Management
9 3 (3.30%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) PowerShell
2 11 (12.09%) Python
2 11 (12.09%) SQL
3 10 (10.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (15.38%) MCSA
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.19%) MCSE
2 12 (13.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (9.89%) RHCE
4 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.40%) CCNA
6 3 (3.30%) Degree
6 3 (3.30%) HP AIS
6 3 (3.30%) HP ASE
6 3 (3.30%) HP MASE
6 3 (3.30%) JNCIS
6 3 (3.30%) MCITP
6 3 (3.30%) NCIE
7 2 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.10%) CCIE
8 1 (1.10%) CCNP
8 1 (1.10%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.88%) SLA
2 4 (4.40%) GDPR
3 3 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.20%) COBIT
4 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.10%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (39.56%) Active Directory
2 26 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 11 (12.09%) vSphere
4 5 (5.49%) VMware Server
5 4 (4.40%) Docker
5 4 (4.40%) XenApp
6 3 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (3.30%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.30%) VMware NSX
7 2 (2.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 2 (2.20%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) Ansible
2 11 (12.09%) Puppet
2 11 (12.09%) Terraform
3 7 (7.69%) Kubernetes
4 5 (5.49%) SCCM
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (35.16%) NetApp
3 30 (32.97%) Microsoft
4 28 (30.77%) EMC
5 25 (27.47%) Citrix
6 23 (25.27%) Cisco
6 23 (25.27%) IBM
7 21 (23.08%) Dell
8 20 (21.98%) Veeam
9 15 (16.48%) HP
10 9 (9.89%) Red Hat
11 7 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
12 3 (3.30%) Avaya
12 3 (3.30%) Brocade
12 3 (3.30%) Juniper
12 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
12 3 (3.30%) Sophos
13 2 (2.20%) Draytek
13 2 (2.20%) Rapid7
13 2 (2.20%) SonicWALL