Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 87 76 117
Rank change year-on-year -11 +41 -53
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 169 87 171
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.17% 3.35% 2.59%
As % of the System Software category 16.87% 21.22% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 135 81 145
10th Percentile £27,303 £30,500 £23,250
25th Percentile £34,500 £36,250 £28,946
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £46,250 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.70% +21.71% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £58,750 £58,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -3.85%

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 1,002 410 964
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.81% 15.79% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 807 356 772
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,000 £23,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,350 £52,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.62% +23.53% -1.16%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £88,500 £72,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +25.00% -5.88%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
Altrincham -4 9 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Stockport +5 6 £23,000 -30.30% 2
Bolton -11 6 £36,000 -36.56% 1
Bury - 5 £27,500 -
Salford -3 3 £50,000 +92.31% 2
Wigan - 3 £47,500 - 1
Cheadle - 2 £27,172 - 2
VMware Infrastructure
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 169 (100.00%) VMware
2 132 (78.11%) Microsoft
3 115 (68.05%) Azure
4 106 (62.72%) Windows
5 82 (48.52%) Windows Server
6 75 (44.38%) Active Directory
7 61 (36.09%) Data Centre
8 59 (34.91%) PowerShell
9 58 (34.32%) Firewall
10 57 (33.73%) Microsoft 365
11 56 (33.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 56 (33.14%) AWS
12 54 (31.95%) Linux
13 47 (27.81%) DevOps
14 42 (24.85%) Cisco
15 41 (24.26%) NetApp
16 40 (23.67%) Ansible
17 38 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
18 37 (21.89%) Public Cloud
19 34 (20.12%) VMware ESXi
20 33 (19.53%) SCCM
20 33 (19.53%) Migration
20 33 (19.53%) EMC
21 32 (18.93%) Presales
22 31 (18.34%) Enterprise Storage
22 31 (18.34%) MS Exchange
23 30 (17.75%) Puppet
24 29 (17.16%) Python
24 29 (17.16%) Citrix
25 28 (16.57%) Dell

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 31 (18.34%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.24%) SharePoint
3 10 (5.92%) Confluence
4 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.37%) IIS
5 4 (2.37%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 115 (68.05%) Azure
2 57 (33.73%) Microsoft 365
3 56 (33.14%) AWS
4 26 (15.38%) IaaS
5 14 (8.28%) GCP
5 14 (8.28%) PaaS
6 10 (5.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (4.73%) SaaS
8 7 (4.14%) Serverless
9 4 (2.37%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (2.37%) OneDrive
9 4 (2.37%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (1.78%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (1.78%) Azure Logic Apps
10 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.78%) Route 53
11 2 (1.18%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (1.18%) GitHub
11 2 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 58 (34.32%) Firewall
2 22 (13.02%) DNS
3 21 (12.43%) VPN
4 18 (10.65%) SAN
4 18 (10.65%) WAN
5 17 (10.06%) DHCP
5 17 (10.06%) LAN
5 17 (10.06%) VLAN
6 14 (8.28%) Remote Desktop
7 13 (7.69%) NAS
8 12 (7.10%) OSPF
9 11 (6.51%) VoIP
10 10 (5.92%) IPv4
11 9 (5.33%) Network Security
11 9 (5.33%) Wireless
12 7 (4.14%) Skype
13 6 (3.55%) MPLS
14 5 (2.96%) iSCSI
15 4 (2.37%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.55%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.37%) Power BI
5 3 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.78%) Power Query
5 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.18%) MySQL
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 15 (8.88%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.92%) JIRA
2 10 (5.92%) Subversion
3 2 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.18%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.59%) GitLab
4 1 (0.59%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.59%) Travis CI
General
1 26 (15.38%) Social Skills
2 9 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.73%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.73%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.37%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.78%) Legal
5 3 (1.78%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (1.18%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (1.18%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Automotive
7 1 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (24.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (15.98%) Azure Engineer
3 19 (11.24%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (8.88%) Cloud Specialist
4 15 (8.88%) Data Centre Specialist
5 14 (8.28%) Architect
5 14 (8.28%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.10%) Systems Engineer
7 11 (6.51%) IT Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) IT Support
9 9 (5.33%) Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (5.33%) IT Technician
10 8 (4.73%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (4.73%) IT Manager
10 8 (4.73%) Migration Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Azure Architect
11 7 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (4.14%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.20%) ARM Templates
2 14 (8.28%) Web Services
3 6 (3.55%) LDAP
4 5 (2.96%) Java EE
5 2 (1.18%) REST
6 1 (0.59%) D3.js
6 1 (0.59%) Django
6 1 (0.59%) Flask
6 1 (0.59%) JSON
6 1 (0.59%) React
6 1 (0.59%) Spring
6 1 (0.59%) Spring Boot
6 1 (0.59%) Spring Cloud
6 1 (0.59%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 61 (36.09%) Data Centre
2 37 (21.89%) Public Cloud
3 31 (18.34%) Enterprise Storage
4 26 (15.38%) Private Cloud
5 16 (9.47%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (8.28%) Hybrid Cloud
7 7 (4.14%) iPad
7 7 (4.14%) iPhone
8 5 (2.96%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.96%) PKI
9 4 (2.37%) Clustering
9 4 (2.37%) NHS
9 4 (2.37%) Replication
10 3 (1.78%) e-Learning
11 2 (1.18%) Housing Association
11 2 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
12 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.59%) FlexPod
12 1 (0.59%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 106 (62.72%) Windows
2 82 (48.52%) Windows Server
3 54 (31.95%) Linux
4 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (11.83%) Windows Server 2016
6 18 (10.65%) Windows Server 2019
7 13 (7.69%) Windows 10
8 12 (7.10%) Unix
9 11 (6.51%) Android
9 11 (6.51%) Ubuntu
10 6 (3.55%) CentOS
11 5 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.37%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.37%) Windows 7
12 4 (2.37%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 47 (27.81%) DevOps
3 38 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (19.53%) Migration
5 32 (18.93%) Presales
6 24 (14.20%) ITIL
7 21 (12.43%) Task Automation
8 20 (11.83%) Infrastructure as Code
9 19 (11.24%) Load Balancing
10 18 (10.65%) Storage Management
11 16 (9.47%) Infrastructure Transformation
11 16 (9.47%) Network Virtualisation
12 15 (8.88%) Analytics
12 15 (8.88%) Sales Enablement
13 14 (8.28%) Configuration Management
13 14 (8.28%) Scrum
14 12 (7.10%) Technical Architecture
15 11 (6.51%) Disaster Recovery
15 11 (6.51%) Problem Management
16 10 (5.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (34.91%) PowerShell
2 29 (17.16%) Python
3 22 (13.02%) Bash Shell
4 13 (7.69%) SQL
5 5 (2.96%) Java
6 4 (2.37%) C++
6 4 (2.37%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (1.78%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.18%) C#
8 2 (1.18%) Perl
8 2 (1.18%) VB
9 1 (0.59%) C
9 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.59%) Jython
Qualifications
1 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.33%) RHCE
2 9 (5.33%) SC Cleared
2 9 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.14%) Degree
3 7 (4.14%) MCSA
3 7 (4.14%) MCSE
4 6 (3.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (2.96%) GIAC
6 2 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.18%) MCTS
6 2 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.59%) CCNA
7 1 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.59%) MCITP
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (0.59%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (44.38%) Active Directory
2 34 (20.12%) VMware ESXi
3 25 (14.79%) Hyper-V
4 24 (14.20%) Virtual Machines
5 20 (11.83%) VMware NSX
6 17 (10.06%) Docker
7 16 (9.47%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (7.69%) vSphere
9 5 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.37%) KVM
11 3 (1.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (1.78%) XenApp
11 3 (1.78%) XenDesktop
12 2 (1.18%) LXC
12 2 (1.18%) NFS
12 2 (1.18%) SRDF
13 1 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 40 (23.67%) Ansible
2 33 (19.53%) SCCM
3 30 (17.75%) Puppet
4 16 (9.47%) Failover Clustering
5 12 (7.10%) Terraform
6 11 (6.51%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 10 (5.92%) FortiGate
7 10 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (4.73%) WSUS
9 7 (4.14%) Kubernetes
9 7 (4.14%) ServiceCenter
10 5 (2.96%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (2.96%) vCenter Server
11 4 (2.37%) Salt
12 2 (1.18%) vRealize
13 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
13 1 (0.59%) Grafana
13 1 (0.59%) Jamf Pro
13 1 (0.59%) Nagios
13 1 (0.59%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 169 (100.00%) VMware
2 132 (78.11%) Microsoft
3 42 (24.85%) Cisco
4 41 (24.26%) NetApp
5 33 (19.53%) EMC
6 29 (17.16%) Citrix
7 28 (16.57%) Dell
8 17 (10.06%) Red Hat
9 16 (9.47%) HP
9 16 (9.47%) IBM
10 15 (8.88%) Aruba
11 11 (6.51%) Sophos
12 7 (4.14%) Oracle
12 7 (4.14%) Polycom
12 7 (4.14%) Proofpoint
12 7 (4.14%) Veeam
13 6 (3.55%) Google
13 6 (3.55%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.37%) SaltStack
15 3 (1.78%) Okta