Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 117 116
Rank change year-on-year +31 -1 -39
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 418 357 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.43% 2.72% 2.52%
As % of the System Software category 24.04% 24.19% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 333 324 246
North West median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,375 £54,125
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% +3.53%

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 1,739 1,476 1,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.26% 11.23% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,413 1,244 965
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +5.88%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 +65 292 £37,500 -6.25% 41
Cheshire -17 58 £40,000 +6.67% 11
Merseyside +5 39 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Lancashire -4 21 £40,000 +23.08% 7
Cumbria - 6 £50,000 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 418 (100.00%) VMware
2 283 (67.70%) Windows
3 223 (53.35%) Active Directory
4 186 (44.50%) Hyper-V
5 179 (42.82%) Windows Server
6 146 (34.93%) Linux
7 144 (34.45%) Microsoft
8 114 (27.27%) Cisco
9 109 (26.08%) SAN
10 104 (24.88%) ITIL
10 104 (24.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 102 (24.40%) Firewall
11 102 (24.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 94 (22.49%) DevOps
13 89 (21.29%) Citrix
14 87 (20.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 86 (20.57%) MS Exchange
16 84 (20.10%) DNS
16 84 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
17 83 (19.86%) Office 365
18 82 (19.62%) SQL
19 73 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
20 69 (16.51%) LAN
20 69 (16.51%) WAN
21 65 (15.55%) TCP/IP
22 64 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
23 62 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
24 58 (13.88%) DHCP
25 54 (12.92%) Exchange Server 2010
26 53 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification

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 86 (20.57%) MS Exchange
2 54 (12.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (8.61%) IIS
5 27 (6.46%) SharePoint
6 15 (3.59%) Apache
7 14 (3.35%) Skype for Business
8 13 (3.11%) JBoss
9 11 (2.63%) nginx
10 9 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.67%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.44%) Confluence
12 6 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2007
12 6 (1.44%) WebLogic
12 6 (1.44%) WebSphere
13 5 (1.20%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.96%) CloudStack
15 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 19 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.48%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.24%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 83 (19.86%) Office 365
2 73 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (15.31%) Amazon AWS
4 34 (8.13%) IaaS
5 16 (3.83%) SaaS
6 13 (3.11%) PaaS
7 10 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (2.39%) NuGet
8 8 (1.91%) IBM Cloud
9 7 (1.67%) GitHub
10 5 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.72%) G Suite
12 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.24%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 109 (26.08%) SAN
2 102 (24.40%) Firewall
3 84 (20.10%) DNS
4 69 (16.51%) LAN
4 69 (16.51%) WAN
5 65 (15.55%) TCP/IP
6 58 (13.88%) DHCP
7 29 (6.94%) VPN
8 26 (6.22%) VoIP
9 24 (5.74%) VLAN
10 23 (5.50%) Network Security
10 23 (5.50%) Unified Communications
11 16 (3.83%) NAS
11 16 (3.83%) VSAN
12 15 (3.59%) Wireless
13 14 (3.35%) SSL
14 12 (2.87%) Skype
15 11 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (2.39%) Internet
17 9 (2.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.98%) MySQL
3 11 (2.63%) MongoDB
3 11 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.96%) Couchbase
7 4 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.72%) Big Data
9 2 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.24%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 36 (8.61%) Jenkins
2 26 (6.22%) Git (software)
3 16 (3.83%) Cucumber
3 16 (3.83%) Selenium
4 7 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (1.44%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.44%) JIRA
6 3 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.72%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (0.48%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.24%) Chocolatey
8 1 (0.24%) WiX
General
1 36 (8.61%) Finance
1 36 (8.61%) Telecoms
2 15 (3.59%) Manufacturing
3 12 (2.87%) Legal
4 11 (2.63%) Marketing
5 9 (2.15%) Military
6 8 (1.91%) Retail
7 7 (1.67%) Electronics
8 5 (1.20%) Law
9 4 (0.96%) Back Office
9 4 (0.96%) Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Billing
10 2 (0.48%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 68 (16.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 57 (13.64%) Analyst
3 55 (13.16%) Support Engineer
4 48 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
5 40 (9.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 40 (9.57%) IT Support
6 38 (9.09%) IT Engineer
7 31 (7.42%) 3rd Line Support
8 30 (7.18%) Systems Engineer
9 27 (6.46%) VMware Engineer
10 26 (6.22%) Lead DevOps
11 25 (5.98%) 2nd Line Support
11 25 (5.98%) Service Analyst
11 25 (5.98%) Service Desk Analyst
12 23 (5.50%) Test Engineer
13 22 (5.26%) Administrator
13 22 (5.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 22 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
14 21 (5.02%) Service Desk Engineer
15 20 (4.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.87%) Web Services
2 9 (2.15%) LAMP
3 7 (1.67%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (0.96%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (0.96%) OpenVZ
4 4 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (0.72%) Flash
6 1 (0.24%) .NET
6 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.24%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.24%) JSON
6 1 (0.24%) LDAP
6 1 (0.24%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.37%) Data Centre
2 33 (7.89%) Driving Licence
3 23 (5.50%) Clustering
4 21 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 16 (3.83%) Replication
7 14 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (2.39%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.15%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (1.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 8 (1.91%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.67%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (1.20%) HP Storage
14 3 (0.72%) FlexPod
14 3 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
14 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
14 3 (0.72%) SCADA
15 2 (0.48%) Fat Client
15 2 (0.48%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 283 (67.70%) Windows
2 179 (42.82%) Windows Server
3 146 (34.93%) Linux
4 104 (24.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 102 (24.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (6.22%) Windows 7
7 25 (5.98%) Windows 10
8 19 (4.55%) CentOS
9 14 (3.35%) Mac OS
10 13 (3.11%) Unix
11 12 (2.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (2.39%) Android
13 9 (2.15%) Apple iOS
14 7 (1.67%) Mac OS X
15 6 (1.44%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.96%) FreeBSD
16 4 (0.96%) OpenBSD
16 4 (0.96%) Solaris
16 4 (0.96%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (24.88%) ITIL
2 94 (22.49%) DevOps
3 87 (20.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 84 (20.10%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 45 (10.77%) Mentoring
8 42 (10.05%) Time Management
9 40 (9.57%) Configuration Management
10 37 (8.85%) Problem Management
11 36 (8.61%) Scrum
12 34 (8.13%) Continuous Delivery
13 33 (7.89%) Service Management
14 32 (7.66%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (7.18%) Tech Ops
15 30 (7.18%) Test Automation
16 27 (6.46%) Change Management
16 27 (6.46%) High Availability
17 25 (5.98%) Business Continuity
17 25 (5.98%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 82 (19.62%) SQL
2 50 (11.96%) Python
3 38 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 33 (7.89%) Perl
5 24 (5.74%) Java
6 23 (5.50%) C
7 22 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 16 (3.83%) C++
9 12 (2.87%) Ruby
10 5 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.96%) PHP
11 4 (0.96%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.48%) C#
13 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 53 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (9.57%) Degree
2 40 (9.57%) MCSE
3 32 (7.66%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (6.46%) Security Cleared
5 24 (5.74%) CCNA
6 21 (5.02%) CCNP
7 20 (4.78%) MCSA
7 20 (4.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 17 (4.07%) Numerate Degree
9 15 (3.59%) DV Cleared
9 15 (3.59%) Network+ Certification
10 12 (2.87%) DBS Check
10 12 (2.87%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (2.87%) MCP
11 11 (2.63%) SC Cleared
12 10 (2.39%) MCTS
13 9 (2.15%) CISSP
13 9 (2.15%) MCITP
14 8 (1.91%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.61%) QA
2 31 (7.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (5.02%) PCI DSS
4 15 (3.59%) SLA
5 14 (3.35%) GDPR
6 6 (1.44%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.72%) COSHH
9 2 (0.48%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.48%) PMO
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 223 (53.35%) Active Directory
2 186 (44.50%) Hyper-V
3 52 (12.44%) VMware ESXi
4 40 (9.57%) vSphere
5 38 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
6 33 (7.89%) VirtualBox
7 32 (7.66%) Xen
8 23 (5.50%) KVM
9 22 (5.26%) XenApp
10 21 (5.02%) Terminal Services
11 20 (4.78%) Virtual Machines
12 17 (4.07%) Docker
13 15 (3.59%) XenDesktop
14 13 (3.11%) VMware NSX
15 8 (1.91%) VMware Server
16 4 (0.96%) Ceph
16 4 (0.96%) Corosync
16 4 (0.96%) DRBD
16 4 (0.96%) iptables
17 3 (0.72%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 51 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
2 49 (11.72%) Puppet
3 35 (8.37%) Ansible
4 15 (3.59%) SCCM
5 13 (3.11%) WSUS
6 11 (2.63%) Nagios
7 10 (2.39%) SCOM
8 9 (2.15%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (2.15%) Terraform
9 6 (1.44%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.44%) Packer
9 6 (1.44%) SmoothWall
9 6 (1.44%) vCenter Server
10 5 (1.20%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.20%) Rancher
11 4 (0.96%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.96%) Cacti
11 4 (0.96%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.96%) Munin
11 4 (0.96%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 418 (100.00%) VMware
2 144 (34.45%) Microsoft
3 114 (27.27%) Cisco
4 89 (21.29%) Citrix
5 37 (8.85%) HP
6 31 (7.42%) Veeam
7 28 (6.70%) IBM
8 25 (5.98%) NetApp
9 24 (5.74%) SolarWinds
10 22 (5.26%) Red Hat
11 21 (5.02%) Fortinet
12 16 (3.83%) Google
13 15 (3.59%) Huawei
14 13 (3.11%) Atlassian
14 13 (3.11%) Dell
14 13 (3.11%) Oracle
15 12 (2.87%) EMC
16 11 (2.63%) Apple
17 8 (1.91%) Nimble Storage
18 7 (1.67%) SonicWALL