Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 78 76
Rank change year-on-year -40 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 346 442 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.63% 3.55% 3.66%
As % of the System Software category 22.87% 31.75% 34.31%
Number of salaries quoted 293 378 346
North West median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £22,150 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £53,825 £58,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1513 1392 1396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.50% 11.17% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1226 1180 1059
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.97%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in the North West

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the North West.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in the North West

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the North West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in the North West

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Manchester -32 213 £37,500 - 17
Cheshire -37 65 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Lancashire +21 37 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Merseyside -13 27 £43,250 +23.57% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 346 (100.00%) VMware
2 243 (70.23%) Windows
3 187 (54.05%) Active Directory
4 162 (46.82%) Hyper-V
5 160 (46.24%) Microsoft
6 133 (38.44%) Windows Server
7 115 (33.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 114 (32.95%) Cisco
9 101 (29.19%) Citrix
10 95 (27.46%) Office 365
11 91 (26.30%) DNS
12 89 (25.72%) ITIL
13 85 (24.57%) DHCP
14 84 (24.28%) Linux
15 81 (23.41%) Microsoft Certification
16 80 (23.12%) MS Exchange
17 77 (22.25%) WAN
18 72 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
19 71 (20.52%) Windows Server 2008
19 71 (20.52%) LAN
20 67 (19.36%) Firewall
20 67 (19.36%) Amazon AWS
21 61 (17.63%) Degree
22 60 (17.34%) SAN
22 60 (17.34%) DevOps
23 56 (16.18%) TCP/IP
24 51 (14.74%) SQL
25 49 (14.16%) MCSE
26 45 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
26 45 (13.01%) Windows 7

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 80 (23.12%) MS Exchange
2 44 (12.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 36 (10.40%) SharePoint
4 33 (9.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (4.91%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (4.62%) Skype for Business
7 11 (3.18%) IBM Notes
8 9 (2.60%) Apache Pig
8 9 (2.60%) Apache Spark
8 9 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.02%) IIS
10 6 (1.73%) Apache
10 6 (1.73%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.29%) Liferay
12 1 (0.29%) Site Server
12 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (10.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.73%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.87%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.29%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.29%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 95 (27.46%) Office 365
2 72 (20.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (19.36%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (9.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.02%) IaaS
6 6 (1.73%) G Suite
7 4 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.16%) PaaS
8 3 (0.87%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.29%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.29%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.29%) Heroku
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (26.30%) DNS
2 85 (24.57%) DHCP
3 77 (22.25%) WAN
4 71 (20.52%) LAN
5 67 (19.36%) Firewall
6 60 (17.34%) SAN
7 56 (16.18%) TCP/IP
8 28 (8.09%) VoIP
8 28 (8.09%) VPN
9 15 (4.34%) Network Security
9 15 (4.34%) Skype
10 14 (4.05%) MPLS
11 13 (3.76%) VLAN
12 12 (3.47%) WLAN
13 11 (3.18%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (2.89%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (2.60%) Internet
16 6 (1.73%) BGP
16 6 (1.73%) BIG-IP
16 6 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.49%) MySQL
3 16 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.76%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.89%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.60%) Apache Hive
7 9 (2.60%) Big Data
7 9 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.60%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.73%) DTS
9 6 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.29%) Power BI
10 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (3.47%) Git (software)
1 12 (3.47%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.31%) Cucumber
2 8 (2.31%) NuGet
2 8 (2.31%) Selenium
3 5 (1.45%) Bitbucket
3 5 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.87%) Subversion
5 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.58%) Maven
5 2 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.29%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.29%) JIRA
6 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (8.09%) Finance
2 25 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.62%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.47%) Games
4 12 (3.47%) Retail
5 10 (2.89%) Military
6 5 (1.45%) Legal
7 4 (1.16%) Marketing
8 3 (0.87%) Back Office
8 3 (0.87%) Billing
9 2 (0.58%) Law
9 2 (0.58%) Publishing
9 2 (0.58%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.29%) Advertising
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (17.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 45 (13.01%) Support Engineer
3 37 (10.69%) Analyst
4 33 (9.54%) Systems Engineer
5 32 (9.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 32 (9.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 31 (8.96%) IT Engineer
7 29 (8.38%) Support Analyst
8 27 (7.80%) IT Support
9 25 (7.23%) Administrator
10 23 (6.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 23 (6.65%) IT Technician
11 21 (6.07%) VMware Engineer
12 19 (5.49%) DevOps Engineer
12 19 (5.49%) Network Engineer
12 19 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
13 17 (4.91%) Cloud Engineer
14 14 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
15 13 (3.76%) IT Manager
15 13 (3.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.80%) Web Services
2 11 (3.18%) HTML
2 11 (3.18%) LAMP
3 10 (2.89%) CSS
4 9 (2.60%) AngularJS
4 9 (2.60%) Apache Camel
4 9 (2.60%) CSS3
4 9 (2.60%) Hibernate
4 9 (2.60%) HTML5
4 9 (2.60%) Java EE
4 9 (2.60%) jQuery
4 9 (2.60%) Middleware
4 9 (2.60%) Node.js
4 9 (2.60%) Spring
5 5 (1.45%) .NET
6 3 (0.87%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.29%) COM
7 1 (0.29%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.29%) ODBC
7 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (10.98%) Driving Licence
2 33 (9.54%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.34%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.47%) Fat Client
4 12 (3.47%) Thin Client
5 11 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.18%) Replication
6 10 (2.89%) Life Science
6 10 (2.89%) PKI
7 9 (2.60%) iPad
8 7 (2.02%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.45%) NHS
10 4 (1.16%) Clustering
10 4 (1.16%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.16%) iPhone
11 3 (0.87%) FMCG
11 3 (0.87%) Online Games
12 2 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.58%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 243 (70.23%) Windows
2 133 (38.44%) Windows Server
3 115 (33.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 84 (24.28%) Linux
5 71 (20.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (13.01%) Windows 7
7 42 (12.14%) Windows 10
8 31 (8.96%) Windows 8
9 19 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (4.62%) Unix
11 10 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (2.60%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.45%) CentOS
14 4 (1.16%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.87%) Android
16 2 (0.58%) Solaris
16 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.29%) Debian
17 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.29%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (25.72%) ITIL
2 60 (17.34%) DevOps
3 45 (13.01%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (10.98%) Validation
5 30 (8.67%) Product Management
6 28 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (8.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (8.09%) Time Management
7 24 (6.94%) Scrum
8 17 (4.91%) Change Management
8 17 (4.91%) Project Management
8 17 (4.91%) SDLC
9 15 (4.34%) Configuration Management
10 13 (3.76%) Analytics
10 13 (3.76%) Information Security
11 12 (3.47%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (3.47%) Software Engineering
12 11 (3.18%) Service Delivery
13 10 (2.89%) Software Testing
14 9 (2.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (14.74%) SQL
2 39 (11.27%) PowerShell
3 33 (9.54%) Java
4 27 (7.80%) Python
5 24 (6.94%) Perl
6 17 (4.91%) C
7 16 (4.62%) C++
8 12 (3.47%) Ruby
9 9 (2.60%) JavaScript
10 7 (2.02%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.73%) VB
11 6 (1.73%) VBScript
12 4 (1.16%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.87%) C#
14 2 (0.58%) PHP
15 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (23.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (17.63%) Degree
3 49 (14.16%) MCSE
4 39 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
5 37 (10.69%) MCSA
6 30 (8.67%) CCNA
7 25 (7.23%) Security Cleared
8 22 (6.36%) MCP
9 19 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
10 17 (4.91%) DV Cleared
10 17 (4.91%) Numerate Degree
11 15 (4.34%) CCNP
12 13 (3.76%) MCITP
13 10 (2.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.73%) A+ Certification
14 6 (1.73%) CCENT
14 6 (1.73%) DBS Check
15 5 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
15 5 (1.45%) SC Cleared
16 4 (1.16%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.72%) QA
2 13 (3.76%) SLA
3 8 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.31%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.87%) GDPR
5 1 (0.29%) GxP
System Software
1 187 (54.05%) Active Directory
2 162 (46.82%) Hyper-V
3 33 (9.54%) vSphere
4 27 (7.80%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (7.51%) Terminal Services
6 20 (5.78%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (4.05%) XenApp
8 9 (2.60%) Docker
9 6 (1.73%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.73%) Xen
9 6 (1.73%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.16%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.16%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.87%) KVM
11 3 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.87%) NFS
11 3 (0.87%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.58%) XenServer
13 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (7.23%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (6.94%) Puppet
3 21 (6.07%) WSUS
4 13 (3.76%) SCOM
4 13 (3.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (2.89%) Ansible
6 9 (2.60%) SCCM
7 6 (1.73%) Nagios
7 6 (1.73%) Packer
8 4 (1.16%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.58%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.58%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.58%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.29%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.29%) SCSM
11 1 (0.29%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 346 (100.00%) VMware
2 160 (46.24%) Microsoft
3 114 (32.95%) Cisco
4 101 (29.19%) Citrix
5 40 (11.56%) Google
6 27 (7.80%) HP
7 25 (7.23%) NetApp
8 24 (6.94%) Symantec
9 23 (6.65%) Dell
10 19 (5.49%) EqualLogic
10 19 (5.49%) Red Hat
11 15 (4.34%) CommVault
12 14 (4.05%) Veeam
13 11 (3.18%) F5
13 11 (3.18%) Lotus
14 10 (2.89%) IBM
14 10 (2.89%) Oracle
15 7 (2.02%) Capita
15 7 (2.02%) Juniper
16 6 (1.73%) Sophos