Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 77 73
Rank change year-on-year -29 -4 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 372 468 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.95% 3.80% 3.55%
As % of the System Software category 24.55% 31.79% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 312 393 336
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,775 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,500 £52,875
England median annual salary £42,834 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.78% - -

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 1,515 1,472 1,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.00% 11.96% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,221 1,192 1,066
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -29 225 £40,500 +1.25% 54
Cheshire -34 81 £37,500 +4.17% 13
Merseyside -11 36 £43,250 -13.78% 6
Lancashire +27 29 £35,000 -2.78% 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 372 (100.00%) VMware
2 287 (77.15%) Windows
3 226 (60.75%) Microsoft
4 188 (50.54%) Hyper-V
5 186 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 140 (37.63%) Windows Server
7 129 (34.68%) Linux
8 124 (33.33%) Office 365
9 116 (31.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 116 (31.18%) Cisco
10 105 (28.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 92 (24.73%) ITIL
12 89 (23.92%) WAN
13 88 (23.66%) DNS
14 85 (22.85%) LAN
15 81 (21.77%) DevOps
16 76 (20.43%) TCP/IP
16 76 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 72 (19.35%) Firewall
18 71 (19.09%) MS Exchange
19 68 (18.28%) DHCP
20 66 (17.74%) Citrix
20 66 (17.74%) SQL Server
21 63 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
22 62 (16.67%) SQL
23 60 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
24 57 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
25 52 (13.98%) Degree
25 52 (13.98%) SAN
26 50 (13.44%) MCSE

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 71 (19.09%) MS Exchange
2 43 (11.56%) SharePoint
3 42 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (4.84%) Skype for Business
6 17 (4.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (3.23%) IIS
8 11 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (2.42%) Apache Pig
9 9 (2.42%) Apache Spark
9 9 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.61%) IBM Notes
12 5 (1.34%) Apache
13 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.54%) CMS
14 2 (0.54%) nginx
15 1 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
15 1 (0.27%) GlassFish
15 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (1.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.81%) Pegasus Opera
3 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.54%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.27%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 124 (33.33%) Office 365
2 60 (16.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (8.06%) IaaS
5 14 (3.76%) PaaS
6 9 (2.42%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (2.42%) SaaS
7 4 (1.08%) G Suite
8 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.54%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.54%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.27%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.27%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.27%) Heroku
9 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 89 (23.92%) WAN
2 88 (23.66%) DNS
3 85 (22.85%) LAN
4 76 (20.43%) TCP/IP
5 72 (19.35%) Firewall
6 68 (18.28%) DHCP
7 52 (13.98%) SAN
8 35 (9.41%) VPN
9 34 (9.14%) VoIP
10 23 (6.18%) VLAN
11 22 (5.91%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (4.03%) Skype
13 13 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (3.49%) Network Security
13 13 (3.49%) WLAN
14 9 (2.42%) Internet
15 8 (2.15%) PBX
15 8 (2.15%) Wireless
16 7 (1.88%) Broadband
16 7 (1.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.45%) MySQL
3 18 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (4.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (3.76%) DTS
6 13 (3.49%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.42%) Apache Hive
8 9 (2.42%) Big Data
8 9 (2.42%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.42%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.42%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.54%) Hazelcast
13 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 40 (10.75%) Git (software)
2 36 (9.68%) NuGet
3 13 (3.49%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.69%) Cucumber
4 10 (2.69%) Selenium
5 8 (2.15%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.61%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.08%) Subversion
8 2 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.27%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.27%) JIRA
General
1 24 (6.45%) Finance
2 18 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.76%) Games
4 13 (3.49%) Retail
5 11 (2.96%) Military
6 9 (2.42%) Marketing
7 5 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.81%) Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Back Office
9 2 (0.54%) Billing
9 2 (0.54%) Law
9 2 (0.54%) Legal
9 2 (0.54%) Local Government
9 2 (0.54%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 66 (17.74%) Support Engineer
2 61 (16.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 44 (11.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 42 (11.29%) Team Leader
5 38 (10.22%) Analyst
6 37 (9.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 37 (9.95%) Systems Engineer
7 33 (8.87%) 3rd Line Support
8 32 (8.60%) Lead DevOps
9 31 (8.33%) IT Engineer
10 29 (7.80%) Support Analyst
11 28 (7.53%) 2nd Line Support
11 28 (7.53%) IT Support
11 28 (7.53%) Senior DevOps
12 26 (6.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 26 (6.99%) Lead DevOps Engineer
13 24 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
14 23 (6.18%) Administrator
15 22 (5.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 21 (5.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (6.72%) Web Services
2 14 (3.76%) Node.js
3 11 (2.96%) Middleware
4 10 (2.69%) LAMP
5 9 (2.42%) AngularJS
5 9 (2.42%) Apache Camel
5 9 (2.42%) CSS
5 9 (2.42%) CSS3
5 9 (2.42%) Hibernate
5 9 (2.42%) HTML
5 9 (2.42%) HTML5
5 9 (2.42%) Java EE
5 9 (2.42%) jQuery
5 9 (2.42%) Spring
6 4 (1.08%) Flash
7 3 (0.81%) .NET
8 2 (0.54%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.27%) COM
9 1 (0.27%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (7.80%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.91%) Driving Licence
3 15 (4.03%) PKI
3 15 (4.03%) Replication
4 12 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.23%) Clustering
5 9 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.15%) Fat Client
6 8 (2.15%) Thin Client
7 7 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (1.88%) NHS
7 7 (1.88%) Tandem
8 6 (1.61%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.61%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.81%) FlexPod
11 3 (0.81%) iPad
11 3 (0.81%) Life Science
11 3 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 287 (77.15%) Windows
2 140 (37.63%) Windows Server
3 129 (34.68%) Linux
4 116 (31.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 105 (28.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (11.02%) Windows 7
7 36 (9.68%) Windows 10
8 25 (6.72%) Unix
9 15 (4.03%) CentOS
10 12 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.42%) Debian
12 8 (2.15%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.88%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.34%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.34%) SUSE
15 4 (1.08%) Android
15 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X
16 3 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
16 3 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (24.73%) ITIL
2 81 (21.77%) DevOps
3 63 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (15.32%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (9.95%) Continuous Delivery
5 37 (9.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 36 (9.68%) TDD
7 31 (8.33%) Scrum
8 25 (6.72%) Mentoring
9 24 (6.45%) Time Management
10 22 (5.91%) Presales
11 21 (5.65%) Service Delivery
12 19 (5.11%) SDLC
13 18 (4.84%) Project Management
14 17 (4.57%) Business Development
14 17 (4.57%) High Availability
15 16 (4.30%) Information Security
16 15 (4.03%) Configuration Management
17 14 (3.76%) PRINCE2
17 14 (3.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.67%) SQL
2 43 (11.56%) Java
3 42 (11.29%) PowerShell
4 26 (6.99%) Python
5 25 (6.72%) C
6 23 (6.18%) C++
7 22 (5.91%) Perl
8 16 (4.30%) Ruby
8 16 (4.30%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.42%) Bash Shell
9 9 (2.42%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.61%) PHP
11 5 (1.34%) Groovy
12 4 (1.08%) C#
13 2 (0.54%) VB
13 2 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (13.98%) Degree
3 50 (13.44%) MCSE
4 40 (10.75%) MCSA
5 33 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (8.06%) Security Cleared
7 29 (7.80%) CCNA
8 23 (6.18%) MCP
9 19 (5.11%) DV Cleared
9 19 (5.11%) Numerate Degree
10 18 (4.84%) MCITP
10 18 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 13 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (2.42%) CCNP
13 8 (2.15%) MCTS
14 5 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (1.34%) NCDA
15 4 (1.08%) CCENT
16 3 (0.81%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.30%) QA
2 12 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.69%) SLA
4 5 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.08%) GDPR
6 3 (0.81%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.27%) COBIT
7 1 (0.27%) GPG13
7 1 (0.27%) GxP
7 1 (0.27%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 188 (50.54%) Hyper-V
2 186 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 38 (10.22%) VirtualBox
4 37 (9.95%) vSphere
5 36 (9.68%) Xen
6 33 (8.87%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (7.26%) Terminal Services
8 19 (5.11%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (4.30%) XenApp
10 14 (3.76%) Docker
11 7 (1.88%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.34%) XenServer
13 4 (1.08%) NFS
13 4 (1.08%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.81%) LXC
14 3 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.54%) Corosync
15 2 (0.54%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 49 (13.17%) Puppet
2 48 (12.90%) Opscode Chef
3 40 (10.75%) Ansible
4 16 (4.30%) SCCM
5 14 (3.76%) SCOM
6 12 (3.23%) WSUS
7 9 (2.42%) FortiGate
8 7 (1.88%) Nagios
9 6 (1.61%) Packer
10 5 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (1.34%) vCenter Server
11 4 (1.08%) HAProxy
11 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (1.08%) Rundeck
12 2 (0.54%) Grafana
12 2 (0.54%) Graphite
12 2 (0.54%) Graylog
12 2 (0.54%) Pacemaker
12 2 (0.54%) SmoothWall
12 2 (0.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 372 (100.00%) VMware
2 226 (60.75%) Microsoft
3 116 (31.18%) Cisco
4 66 (17.74%) Citrix
5 34 (9.14%) Veeam
6 33 (8.87%) HP
7 30 (8.06%) Red Hat
8 24 (6.45%) IBM
8 24 (6.45%) NetApp
9 23 (6.18%) Dell
10 16 (4.30%) Google
11 14 (3.76%) Capita
11 14 (3.76%) F5
12 13 (3.49%) CommVault
13 12 (3.23%) Sophos
13 12 (3.23%) Symantec
14 11 (2.96%) Oracle
15 10 (2.69%) Juniper
16 9 (2.42%) SolarWinds
17 8 (2.15%) ProCurve