Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 104 81
Rank change year-on-year -8 -23 -13
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 374 338 472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.84% 2.84% 3.61%
As % of the System Software category 24.57% 27.96% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 330 281 363
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,625 £52,500 £57,900
England median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -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 1522 1209 1345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.57% 10.14% 10.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1281 1009 1046
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £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 21 September 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 21 September 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 -5 212 £37,500 -3.85% 25
Cheshire -12 77 £38,500 +10.00% 6
Lancashire +23 41 £32,500 -11.56% 6
Merseyside -6 41 £40,000 +18.52% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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.

1 374 (100.00%) VMware
2 270 (72.19%) Windows
3 185 (49.47%) Active Directory
4 170 (45.45%) Hyper-V
5 168 (44.92%) Microsoft
6 137 (36.63%) Windows Server
7 116 (31.02%) Cisco
7 116 (31.02%) Citrix
8 102 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 94 (25.13%) Linux
10 92 (24.60%) MS Exchange
11 89 (23.80%) DNS
12 86 (22.99%) ITIL
13 85 (22.73%) PowerShell
14 83 (22.19%) Microsoft Azure
15 81 (21.66%) Amazon AWS
16 76 (20.32%) WAN
16 76 (20.32%) DHCP
17 71 (18.98%) Office 365
18 68 (18.18%) QA
18 68 (18.18%) LAN
18 68 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
19 67 (17.91%) Firewall
20 66 (17.65%) DevOps
21 63 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
22 62 (16.58%) SAN
23 55 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
24 50 (13.37%) Opscode Chef
24 50 (13.37%) Puppet
25 46 (12.30%) vSphere

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 92 (24.60%) MS Exchange
2 45 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 24 (6.42%) Skype for Business
5 23 (6.15%) SharePoint
6 16 (4.28%) IBM Notes
7 12 (3.21%) IIS
8 10 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.87%) Apache Pig
9 7 (1.87%) Apache Spark
9 7 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.34%) Apache
11 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.27%) Confluence
12 1 (0.27%) Liferay
12 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 83 (22.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (21.66%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (18.98%) Office 365
4 30 (8.02%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (1.87%) IaaS
6 6 (1.60%) G Suite
7 4 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.07%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.80%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.53%) SaaS
10 1 (0.27%) GitHub
10 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (23.80%) DNS
2 76 (20.32%) DHCP
2 76 (20.32%) WAN
3 68 (18.18%) LAN
4 67 (17.91%) Firewall
5 62 (16.58%) SAN
6 33 (8.82%) TCP/IP
7 32 (8.56%) VPN
8 24 (6.42%) Skype
9 21 (5.61%) MPLS
9 21 (5.61%) VoIP
10 14 (3.74%) Remote Desktop
10 14 (3.74%) WLAN
11 13 (3.48%) Internet
11 13 (3.48%) VLAN
12 10 (2.67%) Network Security
13 9 (2.41%) ISDN
14 8 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (1.87%) iSCSI
16 5 (1.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.35%) MySQL
3 13 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.14%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.87%) Apache Hive
6 7 (1.87%) Big Data
6 7 (1.87%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.87%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.87%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.60%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.27%) Hazelcast
11 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (10.43%) Git (software)
2 35 (9.36%) NuGet
3 8 (2.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
4 3 (0.80%) Selenium
4 3 (0.80%) Subversion
4 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.53%) Maven
5 2 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.27%) JIRA
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (6.68%) Finance
2 24 (6.42%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.28%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.67%) Retail
5 8 (2.14%) Legal
6 5 (1.34%) Military
7 4 (1.07%) Back Office
8 3 (0.80%) Billing
8 3 (0.80%) Games
8 3 (0.80%) Law
9 2 (0.53%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (20.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (9.63%) Systems Engineer
3 30 (8.02%) Administrator
4 29 (7.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 29 (7.75%) Analyst
5 28 (7.49%) Support Engineer
6 27 (7.22%) VMware Engineer
7 25 (6.68%) DevOps Engineer
8 24 (6.42%) Systems Administrator
9 23 (6.15%) IT Engineer
10 22 (5.88%) IT Technician
11 21 (5.61%) 3rd Line Support
11 21 (5.61%) Cloud Engineer
11 21 (5.61%) IT Support
11 21 (5.61%) Wintel Engineer
12 18 (4.81%) Support Analyst
13 16 (4.28%) Server Engineer
14 15 (4.01%) IT Manager
14 15 (4.01%) Network Engineer
14 15 (4.01%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.35%) Web Services
2 7 (1.87%) HTML
3 6 (1.60%) .NET
3 6 (1.60%) CSS
4 5 (1.34%) AngularJS
4 5 (1.34%) Apache Camel
4 5 (1.34%) CSS3
4 5 (1.34%) Hibernate
4 5 (1.34%) HTML5
4 5 (1.34%) Java EE
4 5 (1.34%) jQuery
4 5 (1.34%) LAMP
4 5 (1.34%) Middleware
4 5 (1.34%) Node.js
4 5 (1.34%) Spring
5 3 (0.80%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.27%) COM
6 1 (0.27%) ODBC
6 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (11.50%) Data Centre
2 32 (8.56%) Driving Licence
3 13 (3.48%) iPad
4 12 (3.21%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.94%) Fat Client
5 11 (2.94%) Thin Client
6 10 (2.67%) Life Science
6 10 (2.67%) Replication
7 7 (1.87%) PKI
8 6 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.34%) NHS
9 5 (1.34%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.80%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.80%) EMC VNX
10 3 (0.80%) FMCG
10 3 (0.80%) HP Storage
10 3 (0.80%) iPhone
11 2 (0.53%) Clustering
11 2 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 270 (72.19%) Windows
2 137 (36.63%) Windows Server
3 102 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 94 (25.13%) Linux
5 63 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (11.23%) Windows 10
7 40 (10.70%) Windows 7
8 34 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 30 (8.02%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (3.48%) Windows XP
11 10 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.34%) CentOS
12 5 (1.34%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.07%) Unix
13 4 (1.07%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.80%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.53%) AIX
15 2 (0.53%) Android
15 2 (0.53%) Solaris
15 2 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (22.99%) ITIL
2 66 (17.65%) DevOps
3 55 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 41 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (10.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 35 (9.36%) TDD
8 33 (8.82%) Validation
9 30 (8.02%) Product Management
10 20 (5.35%) Time Management
11 18 (4.81%) Mentoring
12 17 (4.55%) Change Management
13 15 (4.01%) Project Management
14 14 (3.74%) Configuration Management
15 11 (2.94%) Analytics
15 11 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
15 11 (2.94%) Migration
15 11 (2.94%) People Management
15 11 (2.94%) Scrum
15 11 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 85 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 42 (11.23%) SQL
3 24 (6.42%) Python
4 21 (5.61%) Perl
5 15 (4.01%) Java
6 14 (3.74%) VB
6 14 (3.74%) VBScript
7 9 (2.41%) Ruby
8 8 (2.14%) C
9 7 (1.87%) C++
10 6 (1.60%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.34%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.80%) PHP
13 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.53%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.27%) C#
14 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 68 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (11.23%) MCSE
3 41 (10.96%) Degree
4 37 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (8.29%) MCSA
6 29 (7.75%) Security Cleared
7 27 (7.22%) CCNA
8 18 (4.81%) SC Cleared
9 17 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (4.28%) CCNP
11 14 (3.74%) MCP
12 11 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (2.67%) MCITP
14 8 (2.14%) DV Cleared
14 8 (2.14%) Numerate Degree
15 7 (1.87%) A+ Certification
16 6 (1.60%) DBS Check
17 4 (1.07%) CCIE
17 4 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
17 4 (1.07%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (18.18%) QA
2 18 (4.81%) SLA
3 10 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.27%) GDPR
System Software
1 185 (49.47%) Active Directory
2 170 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 46 (12.30%) vSphere
4 33 (8.82%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (8.02%) XenApp
6 24 (6.42%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (6.15%) Xen
8 21 (5.61%) VirtualBox
9 16 (4.28%) Terminal Services
10 11 (2.94%) VMware Server
10 11 (2.94%) XenDesktop
11 8 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.34%) XenServer
13 4 (1.07%) Docker
13 4 (1.07%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.80%) KVM
14 3 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.53%) NFS
15 2 (0.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 50 (13.37%) Opscode Chef
1 50 (13.37%) Puppet
2 38 (10.16%) Ansible
3 21 (5.61%) WSUS
4 17 (4.55%) SCOM
5 11 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 8 (2.14%) SCCM
7 6 (1.60%) Nagios
8 5 (1.34%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.07%) vRealize
10 3 (0.80%) vCenter Server
11 2 (0.53%) AirWatch
11 2 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.53%) XenMobile
12 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
12 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.27%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.27%) SCSM
12 1 (0.27%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 374 (100.00%) VMware
2 168 (44.92%) Microsoft
3 116 (31.02%) Cisco
3 116 (31.02%) Citrix
4 42 (11.23%) HP
5 36 (9.63%) Google
6 33 (8.82%) NetApp
7 23 (6.15%) Dell
7 23 (6.15%) Symantec
8 19 (5.08%) Veeam
9 17 (4.55%) EqualLogic
10 16 (4.28%) CommVault
10 16 (4.28%) Lotus
11 14 (3.74%) Red Hat
12 13 (3.48%) EMC
13 11 (2.94%) Mitel
14 9 (2.41%) Juniper
15 8 (2.14%) Oracle
15 8 (2.14%) Sophos
15 8 (2.14%) Zerto