Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North West
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 99 96
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3 +21
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 186 336 409
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 3.25% 3.20% 3.23%
As % of the System Software category 19.21% 19.68% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 153 296 353
Median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,250 £21,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,625 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +2.27%

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 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 968 1,707 1,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.93% 16.26% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 758 1,330 1,385
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £21,660
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.26% +10.47%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the North West over the 6 months to 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 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
Manchester +2 101 £50,000 +31.58% 22
Merseyside +34 39 £52,500 +50.00% 5
Cheshire +8 34 £48,000 +35.21% 8
Lancashire +25 7 £37,500 -3.85% 4
Cumbria -11 5 £30,000 -7.69%
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 North West region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 186 (100.00%) VMware
2 120 (64.52%) Windows
3 80 (43.01%) Windows Server
4 76 (40.86%) Cisco
5 72 (38.71%) Active Directory
6 70 (37.63%) Microsoft
7 66 (35.48%) Azure
8 61 (32.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 53 (28.49%) Linux
9 53 (28.49%) Python
10 51 (27.42%) PowerShell
11 47 (25.27%) SQL Server
12 46 (24.73%) AWS
12 46 (24.73%) Office 365
13 45 (24.19%) Ansible
14 42 (22.58%) Puppet
15 39 (20.97%) Firewall
16 38 (20.43%) Hyper-V
17 36 (19.35%) ITIL
18 33 (17.74%) Citrix
19 32 (17.20%) SAN
19 32 (17.20%) VMware ESXi
20 31 (16.67%) High Availability
20 31 (16.67%) Terraform
20 31 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 29 (15.59%) SQL
22 28 (15.05%) MCSE
22 28 (15.05%) Disaster Recovery
23 27 (14.52%) Finance
24 26 (13.98%) Agile Software Development

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 18 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.53%) MS Exchange
3 13 (6.99%) OpenStack
4 8 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.76%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (2.69%) IIS
8 4 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.08%) Sitefinity
10 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 66 (35.48%) Azure
2 46 (24.73%) AWS
2 46 (24.73%) Office 365
3 14 (7.53%) GCP
4 10 (5.38%) Power Platform
5 9 (4.84%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (4.84%) Amazon S3
5 9 (4.84%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (4.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (3.76%) SaaS
7 6 (3.23%) GitHub
7 6 (3.23%) IaaS
7 6 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
7 6 (3.23%) Slack
8 4 (2.15%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.15%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.61%) PaaS
10 2 (1.08%) G Suite
11 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.54%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 39 (20.97%) Firewall
2 32 (17.20%) SAN
3 24 (12.90%) Unified Communications
4 21 (11.29%) LAN
4 21 (11.29%) VoIP
4 21 (11.29%) WAN
5 20 (10.75%) DNS
6 19 (10.22%) DHCP
7 17 (9.14%) VLAN
8 15 (8.06%) VPN
9 12 (6.45%) NAS
9 12 (6.45%) Network Security
10 10 (5.38%) Wireless
11 8 (4.30%) SSL
12 7 (3.76%) BGP
12 7 (3.76%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (3.76%) Software-Defined Networking
12 7 (3.76%) TCP/IP
13 6 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.91%) MySQL
3 10 (5.38%) Power BI
4 9 (4.84%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (4.30%) Big Data
6 7 (3.76%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.23%) GIS
7 6 (3.23%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.15%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.61%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2017
10 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.53%) Bitbucket
3 13 (6.99%) Jenkins
3 13 (6.99%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (6.99%) TeamCity
4 7 (3.76%) JIRA
4 7 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.23%) Subversion
5 6 (3.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.08%) Selenium
7 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 27 (14.52%) Finance
2 14 (7.53%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.30%) Law
4 6 (3.23%) Retail
5 5 (2.69%) Legal
6 4 (2.15%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.15%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.08%) Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Billing
7 2 (1.08%) Local Government
8 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (29.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 22 (11.83%) IT Engineer
4 16 (8.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (8.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (8.06%) Analyst
5 15 (8.06%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 14 (7.53%) Infrastructure Manager
6 14 (7.53%) VMware Engineer
7 13 (6.99%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.99%) Network Communications Engineer
7 13 (6.99%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (5.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 9 (4.84%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (4.84%) Server Engineer
9 9 (4.84%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (4.84%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.30%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.30%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.91%) Web Services
2 8 (4.30%) LDAP
3 6 (3.23%) .NET
4 4 (2.15%) CSS
4 4 (2.15%) HTML
5 3 (1.61%) SAML
6 2 (1.08%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (1.08%) POSIX
7 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.54%) Itk
7 1 (0.54%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.98%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.22%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.91%) Life Science
5 9 (4.84%) Replication
6 8 (4.30%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.30%) Private Cloud
6 8 (4.30%) User Experience
7 6 (3.23%) Algorithms
8 5 (2.69%) Fat Client
8 5 (2.69%) Thin Client
9 4 (2.15%) Clustering
9 4 (2.15%) PKI
10 3 (1.61%) Driving Licence
11 2 (1.08%) CMDB
11 2 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.54%) Animation
12 1 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.54%) NHS
12 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 120 (64.52%) Windows
2 80 (43.01%) Windows Server
3 53 (28.49%) Linux
4 24 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (9.68%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (6.45%) Unix
6 12 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (5.91%) Windows 10
8 8 (4.30%) HPUX
8 8 (4.30%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.15%) CentOS
9 4 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.61%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (1.08%) CatOS
11 2 (1.08%) Solaris
11 2 (1.08%) SUSE
12 1 (0.54%) Android
12 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (32.80%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 36 (19.35%) ITIL
3 31 (16.67%) High Availability
4 28 (15.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (13.98%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (10.75%) Mentoring
8 18 (9.68%) Change Management
9 16 (8.60%) Change Control
10 15 (8.06%) Configuration Management
11 14 (7.53%) Server Virtualisation
11 14 (7.53%) Virtual Environments
12 13 (6.99%) DevOps
12 13 (6.99%) Incident Management
13 12 (6.45%) E-Commerce
13 12 (6.45%) Open Source
14 11 (5.91%) Computer Science
14 11 (5.91%) Problem Management
14 11 (5.91%) Service Delivery
14 11 (5.91%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.49%) Python
2 51 (27.42%) PowerShell
3 29 (15.59%) SQL
4 26 (13.98%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.30%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.23%) Go
6 6 (3.23%) Java
7 4 (2.15%) C#
7 4 (2.15%) Perl
8 2 (1.08%) AWK
8 2 (1.08%) Korn
8 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.08%) sed
8 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.08%) VBScript
9 1 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.54%) Ruby
9 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (15.05%) MCSE
3 24 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (12.90%) Degree
4 19 (10.22%) CCNA
5 17 (9.14%) MCSA
6 14 (7.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (5.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (5.91%) Security Cleared
8 9 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
9 8 (4.30%) CCIE
9 8 (4.30%) CCNP
9 8 (4.30%) RHCE
10 6 (3.23%) MCITP
10 6 (3.23%) MCTS
11 4 (2.15%) DBS Check
11 4 (2.15%) Master's Degree
11 4 (2.15%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.61%) CISSP
12 3 (1.61%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.83%) GDPR
2 16 (8.60%) SLA
3 6 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.08%) PMO
6 1 (0.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 72 (38.71%) Active Directory
2 38 (20.43%) Hyper-V
3 32 (17.20%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (9.68%) Docker
5 12 (6.45%) vSphere
6 7 (3.76%) XenApp
7 6 (3.23%) VMware NSX
8 5 (2.69%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (2.69%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.15%) Xen
10 3 (1.61%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 3 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.08%) vCloud
11 2 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.54%) KVM
12 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 45 (24.19%) Ansible
2 42 (22.58%) Puppet
3 31 (16.67%) Terraform
4 23 (12.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 21 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (9.14%) Cisco UCCX
6 17 (9.14%) Kubernetes
7 16 (8.60%) SCCM
8 7 (3.76%) FortiGate
9 6 (3.23%) Grafana
9 6 (3.23%) Kibana
10 5 (2.69%) XenMobile
11 4 (2.15%) vCenter Server
12 3 (1.61%) WSUS
13 2 (1.08%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (1.08%) IBM BigFix
13 2 (1.08%) ZABBIX
14 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
14 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
14 1 (0.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 186 (100.00%) VMware
2 76 (40.86%) Cisco
3 70 (37.63%) Microsoft
4 33 (17.74%) Citrix
5 25 (13.44%) HP
6 22 (11.83%) NetApp
7 20 (10.75%) Veeam
8 19 (10.22%) Polycom
9 17 (9.14%) IBM
9 17 (9.14%) Red Box
10 16 (8.60%) Red Hat
11 15 (8.06%) EMC
12 13 (6.99%) Oracle
13 10 (5.38%) Fortinet
14 9 (4.84%) Dell
15 8 (4.30%) Sophos
16 7 (3.76%) CheckPoint
16 7 (3.76%) McAfee
16 7 (3.76%) Mitel
16 7 (3.76%) ProCurve