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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / North West
Rank 102 80 62
Rank change year-on-year -22 -18  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 168 175 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.76% 3.08% 4.07%
As % of the System Software category 26.33% 27.47% 39.50%
Number of salaries quoted 125 147 212
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,573 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

VMware Infrastructure is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 638 637 686
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.47% 11.20% 10.29%
Number of salaries quoted 500 531 536
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £51,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -1 111 £40,000 +6.66% 20
Merseyside +11 37 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Cheshire -15 21 £32,000 -8.57% 8
VMware Infrastructure
England

VMware Infrastructure
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 432 (100.00%) VMware
2 286 (66.20%) Windows
3 210 (48.61%) Microsoft
4 205 (47.45%) Active Directory
5 181 (41.90%) Windows Server
6 169 (39.12%) Hyper-V
7 145 (33.56%) Linux
8 115 (26.62%) Cisco
9 113 (26.16%) ITIL
10 97 (22.45%) MS Excel
11 94 (21.76%) Firewall
12 89 (20.60%) Windows Server 2008
13 88 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
14 86 (19.91%) DevOps
15 85 (19.68%) Data Centre
16 84 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
17 83 (19.21%) SQL Server
18 81 (18.75%) DNS
18 81 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
19 75 (17.36%) Information Security
20 72 (16.67%) Degree
21 71 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
21 71 (16.44%) Python
22 69 (15.97%) Oracle
23 68 (15.74%) Citrix
24 67 (15.51%) Java
24 67 (15.51%) SQL
25 65 (15.05%) WAN
25 65 (15.05%) Scrum
26 64 (14.81%) DHCP

VMware Infrastructure
Top Related 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 64 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 42 (9.72%) Apache Pig
2 42 (9.72%) Apache Spark
2 42 (9.72%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 29 (6.71%) IIS
4 29 (6.71%) SharePoint
5 26 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (3.94%) Apache
7 16 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (3.01%) Skype for Business
9 11 (2.55%) JBoss
9 11 (2.55%) WebSphere
10 9 (2.08%) Tomcat
11 6 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.39%) Confluence
11 6 (1.39%) OpenStack
12 5 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.46%) nginx
Applications
1 97 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 39 (9.03%) MS Office
3 4 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 4 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 71 (16.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 59 (13.66%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (12.04%) Office 365
4 20 (4.63%) IaaS
5 19 (4.40%) PaaS
6 12 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 11 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
8 10 (2.31%) Amazon S3
8 10 (2.31%) SaaS
9 5 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.93%) Basecamp
11 3 (0.69%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.23%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.23%) Heroku
12 1 (0.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 94 (21.76%) Firewall
2 81 (18.75%) DNS
3 65 (15.05%) WAN
4 64 (14.81%) DHCP
5 61 (14.12%) LAN
6 58 (13.43%) SAN
7 35 (8.10%) VLAN
8 32 (7.41%) VPN
9 30 (6.94%) VoIP
10 25 (5.79%) Network Security
11 22 (5.09%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (5.09%) Internet
12 20 (4.63%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (4.63%) TCP/IP
12 20 (4.63%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (3.01%) Wireless
14 12 (2.78%) WLAN
15 11 (2.55%) Skype
16 10 (2.31%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (2.31%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 54 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 49 (11.34%) MySQL
4 45 (10.42%) Big Data
4 45 (10.42%) Relational Database
5 42 (9.72%) Apache Hive
5 42 (9.72%) Hadoop
5 42 (9.72%) RDBMS
6 16 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (6.71%) Jenkins
2 19 (4.40%) JIRA
3 15 (3.47%) Selenium
4 11 (2.55%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.62%) Bitbucket
5 7 (1.62%) Vagrant
6 6 (1.39%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.93%) Bugzilla
7 4 (0.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.69%) Maven
8 3 (0.69%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.69%) Subversion
8 3 (0.69%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.46%) GoCD
9 2 (0.46%) JUnit
9 2 (0.46%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.23%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.23%) Hudson
General
1 46 (10.65%) Finance
2 43 (9.95%) Military
3 16 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.08%) Back Office
5 8 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 8 (1.85%) Marketing
6 7 (1.62%) Banking
7 4 (0.93%) Legal
8 3 (0.69%) Advertising
8 3 (0.69%) Law
9 2 (0.46%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.46%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (18.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 55 (12.73%) Support Engineer
3 49 (11.34%) Analyst
4 45 (10.42%) IT Support
5 32 (7.41%) IT Engineer
6 31 (7.18%) 3rd Line Support
7 30 (6.94%) Architect
8 26 (6.02%) Support Analyst
8 26 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
9 24 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
10 23 (5.32%) Infrastructure Support
11 22 (5.09%) 2nd Line Support
11 22 (5.09%) Developer
12 21 (4.86%) Java Developer
12 21 (4.86%) Server Engineer
13 19 (4.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 19 (4.40%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (4.40%) Java Software Developer
13 19 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
13 19 (4.40%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (11.34%) Middleware
2 42 (9.72%) Apache Camel
2 42 (9.72%) Hibernate
2 42 (9.72%) Java EE
2 42 (9.72%) Spring
3 33 (7.64%) AngularJS
3 33 (7.64%) CSS
3 33 (7.64%) CSS3
3 33 (7.64%) HTML
3 33 (7.64%) HTML5
3 33 (7.64%) jQuery
3 33 (7.64%) Node.js
4 26 (6.02%) Web Services
5 20 (4.63%) LAMP
6 6 (1.39%) XML
7 5 (1.16%) RESTful
8 3 (0.69%) POSIX
9 2 (0.46%) .NET
9 2 (0.46%) SOAP
9 2 (0.46%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (19.68%) Data Centre
2 30 (6.94%) PKI
3 21 (4.86%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.24%) Public Cloud
6 13 (3.01%) FlexPod
6 13 (3.01%) iPad
6 13 (3.01%) Private Cloud
7 12 (2.78%) Driving Licence
8 11 (2.55%) Clustering
9 10 (2.31%) Hybrid Cloud
10 9 (2.08%) EMC VNX
10 9 (2.08%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.62%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (1.39%) Life Science
14 4 (0.93%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.93%) Replication
15 3 (0.69%) HP Storage
15 3 (0.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 286 (66.20%) Windows
2 181 (41.90%) Windows Server
3 145 (33.56%) Linux
4 89 (20.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 88 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (9.26%) Unix
7 37 (8.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (6.94%) Windows 7
9 24 (5.56%) CentOS
10 17 (3.94%) Windows 10
10 17 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (3.70%) Windows 8
12 14 (3.24%) Solaris
13 11 (2.55%) Data ONTAP
14 10 (2.31%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 10 (2.31%) Windows XP
15 8 (1.85%) HPUX
15 8 (1.85%) Mac OS X
16 6 (1.39%) AIX
17 4 (0.93%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (26.16%) ITIL
2 86 (19.91%) DevOps
3 84 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (17.36%) Information Security
5 65 (15.05%) Scrum
6 64 (14.81%) Time Management
7 55 (12.73%) SDLC
8 51 (11.81%) Analytics
9 49 (11.34%) Disaster Recovery
10 47 (10.88%) Data Analytics
11 42 (9.72%) Visualisation
12 32 (7.41%) Software Engineering
13 29 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (6.71%) Mentoring
14 23 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
15 22 (5.09%) IT Strategy
15 22 (5.09%) Service Management
16 21 (4.86%) Configuration Management
17 19 (4.40%) Big Data Analytics
17 19 (4.40%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 71 (16.44%) Python
2 67 (15.51%) Java
2 67 (15.51%) SQL
3 63 (14.58%) Perl
4 60 (13.89%) C
5 55 (12.73%) PowerShell
6 42 (9.72%) C#
6 42 (9.72%) JavaScript
7 39 (9.03%) Ruby
8 17 (3.94%) Bash Shell
9 14 (3.24%) C++
10 7 (1.62%) VBScript
11 5 (1.16%) VB
12 3 (0.69%) AWK
12 3 (0.69%) Korn
12 3 (0.69%) sed
12 3 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.46%) Go
13 2 (0.46%) PHP
Qualifications
1 81 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (16.67%) Degree
3 53 (12.27%) MCSE
4 51 (11.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 49 (11.34%) Security Cleared
6 45 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (9.95%) DV Cleared
8 37 (8.56%) CCNA
9 29 (6.71%) MCITP
10 27 (6.25%) MCSA
11 22 (5.09%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (3.24%) NCDA
13 12 (2.78%) CCNP
13 12 (2.78%) DBS Check
14 9 (2.08%) SC Cleared
15 8 (1.85%) NCIE
16 7 (1.62%) ISEB
16 7 (1.62%) MCP
17 6 (1.39%) EMC Certification
17 6 (1.39%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.32%) SLA
2 14 (3.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.62%) QA
4 3 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.23%) GCP
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 205 (47.45%) Active Directory
2 169 (39.12%) Hyper-V
3 48 (11.11%) vSphere
4 21 (4.86%) Docker
5 20 (4.63%) Virtual Servers
6 14 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 10 (2.31%) XenApp
9 8 (1.85%) vCloud
9 8 (1.85%) VMware ESX
9 8 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (1.62%) VirtualBox
11 6 (1.39%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (1.16%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.69%) Firmware
13 3 (0.69%) KVM
13 3 (0.69%) Xen
14 2 (0.46%) NDS
14 2 (0.46%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 2 (0.46%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (7.64%) SCCM
2 26 (6.02%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (4.63%) Puppet
4 18 (4.17%) SCOM
5 16 (3.70%) Backup Exec
6 14 (3.24%) Nagios
7 12 (2.78%) Packer
8 10 (2.31%) vRealize
9 9 (2.08%) WSUS
10 7 (1.62%) Ansible
10 7 (1.62%) SCOrch
10 7 (1.62%) SCVMM
11 6 (1.39%) AirWatch
12 5 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (0.93%) HockeyApp
13 4 (0.93%) HP SIM
13 4 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.69%) Icinga
14 3 (0.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 432 (100.00%) VMware
2 210 (48.61%) Microsoft
3 115 (26.62%) Cisco
4 69 (15.97%) Oracle
5 68 (15.74%) Citrix
6 57 (13.19%) NetApp
7 47 (10.88%) HP
8 31 (7.18%) Red Hat
9 29 (6.71%) EMC
10 27 (6.25%) Veeam
11 18 (4.17%) Symantec
12 17 (3.94%) IBM
13 12 (2.78%) Dell
14 11 (2.55%) SonicWALL
15 9 (2.08%) Juniper
16 7 (1.62%) Avaya
16 7 (1.62%) Intel Security
16 7 (1.62%) Meraki
16 7 (1.62%) Sophos
16 7 (1.62%) WatchGuard
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £24000 per annum
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Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
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Merseyside
Digital Gurus
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DeSantis Arin Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
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Cheshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salford
RM Plc
Salary: £15000 - £22000 per annum + bonus, benefits
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RM plc
Salary: £15000 - £22000 per annum + bonus, benefits
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Oldham
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Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
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Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
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Salary: £27000 - £33000 per annum
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