Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North West
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 112 77
Rank change year-on-year +39 -35 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 477 358 454
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.18% 2.73% 3.67%
As % of the System Software category 24.78% 23.38% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 401 297 379
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,750 £52,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 1,925 1,531 1,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.86% 11.68% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,587 1,229 1,198
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +7.35%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £56,250
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +54 386 £43,000 +14.67% 36
Cheshire +4 51 £35,250 -6.00% 13
Merseyside +14 24 £37,500 -14.77% 5
Lancashire -12 13 £30,500 -15.28% 10
Cumbria - 3 - - 2
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 477 (100.00%) VMware
2 326 (68.34%) Windows
3 205 (42.98%) Active Directory
4 203 (42.56%) Microsoft
5 189 (39.62%) Linux
6 188 (39.41%) Cisco
7 160 (33.54%) SQL
8 157 (32.91%) Windows Server
9 136 (28.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 136 (28.51%) Finance
10 130 (27.25%) Hyper-V
10 130 (27.25%) Mentoring
11 122 (25.58%) Firewall
12 121 (25.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 118 (24.74%) SAN
14 117 (24.53%) PCI DSS
15 115 (24.11%) Information Security
16 108 (22.64%) Network Security
17 107 (22.43%) Business Continuity
17 107 (22.43%) Management Information System
18 106 (22.22%) ITIL
19 105 (22.01%) Windows Server 2012
20 103 (21.59%) Legal
21 102 (21.38%) Penetration Testing
22 99 (20.75%) GDPR
23 98 (20.55%) Data Protection
23 98 (20.55%) Wi-Fi
24 97 (20.34%) CISSP
24 97 (20.34%) SIEM
24 97 (20.34%) SANS

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 61 (12.79%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.60%) IIS
3 36 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (7.13%) SharePoint
5 29 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (2.52%) Skype for Business
7 11 (2.31%) JBoss
8 10 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.89%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.89%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.68%) Apache
10 8 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.47%) CMS
12 6 (1.26%) nginx
12 6 (1.26%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.84%) Confluence
13 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (0.84%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.63%) CloudStack
Applications
1 96 (20.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 18 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.47%) Visualfiles
2 3 (0.63%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.21%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.21%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 95 (19.92%) Office 365
2 63 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (3.98%) IaaS
4 9 (1.89%) GitHub
5 8 (1.68%) SaaS
6 5 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.84%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.63%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.21%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.21%) OpenDNS
9 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (25.58%) Firewall
2 118 (24.74%) SAN
3 108 (22.64%) Network Security
4 98 (20.55%) Wi-Fi
5 90 (18.87%) DNS
6 78 (16.35%) DHCP
6 78 (16.35%) LAN
6 78 (16.35%) WAN
7 64 (13.42%) TCP/IP
8 22 (4.61%) VLAN
9 18 (3.77%) VoIP
10 17 (3.56%) Wireless
11 15 (3.14%) VPN
12 12 (2.52%) Unified Communications
13 10 (2.10%) NAS
13 10 (2.10%) SSL
14 9 (1.89%) VSAN
15 8 (1.68%) Internet
15 8 (1.68%) IP Telephony
16 7 (1.47%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.14%) MySQL
3 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 9 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (1.68%) MongoDB
4 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.21%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (5.03%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.52%) Cucumber
2 12 (2.52%) Selenium
3 9 (1.89%) Bitbucket
3 9 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.84%) JIRA
5 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.21%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 136 (28.51%) Finance
2 103 (21.59%) Legal
3 41 (8.60%) Telecoms
4 17 (3.56%) Electronics
5 13 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 12 (2.52%) Marketing
7 6 (1.26%) Military
8 5 (1.05%) Retail
9 4 (0.84%) Law
10 3 (0.63%) Publishing
11 2 (0.42%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 147 (30.82%) Analyst
2 108 (22.64%) IT Analyst
3 97 (20.34%) IT Security Analyst
3 97 (20.34%) Security Analyst
3 97 (20.34%) Senior Analyst
4 96 (20.13%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 96 (20.13%) Senior Security Analyst
5 65 (13.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 57 (11.95%) Support Engineer
7 55 (11.53%) IT Support
8 39 (8.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 36 (7.55%) IT Engineer
10 33 (6.92%) Service Analyst
10 33 (6.92%) Support Technician
11 32 (6.71%) Server Support
12 31 (6.50%) IT Technician
12 31 (6.50%) Service Desk Analyst
13 30 (6.29%) IT Support Technician
14 29 (6.08%) Server Support Technician
14 29 (6.08%) Server Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.40%) Web Services
2 8 (1.68%) .NET
3 7 (1.47%) HTML
3 7 (1.47%) XML
4 5 (1.05%) LAMP
4 5 (1.05%) Middleware
5 4 (0.84%) OpenVZ
6 3 (0.63%) LAPP Stack
6 3 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (0.42%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.21%) jQuery
8 1 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 107 (22.43%) Management Information System
2 96 (20.13%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 27 (5.66%) Data Centre
4 24 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (4.61%) Clustering
6 20 (4.19%) Replication
7 18 (3.77%) Driving Licence
8 14 (2.94%) Self-Motivation
9 13 (2.73%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (1.89%) Public Cloud
11 4 (0.84%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.84%) FlexPod
11 4 (0.84%) Life Science
11 4 (0.84%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.63%) iPhone
12 3 (0.63%) SCADA
12 3 (0.63%) Smart Meter
13 2 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.42%) User Experience
14 1 (0.21%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 326 (68.34%) Windows
2 189 (39.62%) Linux
3 157 (32.91%) Windows Server
4 105 (22.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (16.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (9.22%) Windows 10
7 27 (5.66%) Windows 7
8 17 (3.56%) Unix
9 16 (3.35%) Mac OS
10 10 (2.10%) CentOS
11 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (1.26%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.05%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.84%) AIX
15 4 (0.84%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.84%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (0.84%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.63%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (28.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 130 (27.25%) Mentoring
3 115 (24.11%) Information Security
4 107 (22.43%) Business Continuity
5 106 (22.22%) ITIL
6 102 (21.38%) Penetration Testing
7 98 (20.55%) Data Protection
8 97 (20.34%) SIEM
9 96 (20.13%) Due Diligence
9 96 (20.13%) Risk Analysis
9 96 (20.13%) Scenario Testing
9 96 (20.13%) Threat Analysis
9 96 (20.13%) Vulnerability Management
9 96 (20.13%) Web Development
10 72 (15.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 61 (12.79%) IT Strategy
12 56 (11.74%) DevOps
13 48 (10.06%) Agile Software Development
14 45 (9.43%) Problem Management
15 39 (8.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 160 (33.54%) SQL
2 46 (9.64%) PowerShell
3 30 (6.29%) Python
4 24 (5.03%) Java
5 22 (4.61%) Bash Shell
5 22 (4.61%) Perl
6 12 (2.52%) C++
7 7 (1.47%) Ruby
8 5 (1.05%) C
8 5 (1.05%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.84%) C#
9 4 (0.84%) PHP
9 4 (0.84%) VBScript
10 2 (0.42%) Go
10 2 (0.42%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 97 (20.34%) CISSP
1 97 (20.34%) SANS
2 96 (20.13%) CREST Certified
3 52 (10.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (6.08%) MCSE
5 25 (5.24%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (4.61%) MCSA
7 21 (4.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 20 (4.19%) CCNA
9 19 (3.98%) Degree
9 19 (3.98%) Network+ Certification
10 17 (3.56%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (2.73%) CCNP
12 10 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 10 (2.10%) MCITP
13 9 (1.89%) DBS Check
13 9 (1.89%) MCP
13 9 (1.89%) MCTS
14 7 (1.47%) Security Cleared
15 5 (1.05%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (25.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 117 (24.53%) PCI DSS
3 99 (20.75%) GDPR
4 28 (5.87%) SLA
5 6 (1.26%) QA
6 1 (0.21%) COBIT
6 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 205 (42.98%) Active Directory
2 130 (27.25%) Hyper-V
3 58 (12.16%) VMware ESXi
4 55 (11.53%) Virtual Servers
5 43 (9.01%) Virtual Machines
5 43 (9.01%) vSphere
6 27 (5.66%) XenApp
7 22 (4.61%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.56%) Terminal Services
9 16 (3.35%) Docker
10 12 (2.52%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (2.52%) VMware NSX
11 11 (2.31%) VMware Server
12 9 (1.89%) vCloud
13 5 (1.05%) KVM
13 5 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.63%) PowerHA
14 3 (0.63%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.42%) Corosync
15 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (6.29%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (4.82%) Puppet
3 15 (3.14%) SCCM
4 14 (2.94%) Nagios
5 10 (2.10%) Microsoft Clustering
6 9 (1.89%) Packer
7 8 (1.68%) Ansible
7 8 (1.68%) WSUS
8 7 (1.47%) AirWatch
9 5 (1.05%) Foglight
9 5 (1.05%) Kubernetes
9 5 (1.05%) SmoothWall
9 5 (1.05%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.84%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.84%) Cacti
10 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 4 (0.84%) Munin
10 4 (0.84%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.84%) Terraform
11 3 (0.63%) vRealize
Vendors
1 477 (100.00%) VMware
2 203 (42.56%) Microsoft
3 188 (39.41%) Cisco
4 82 (17.19%) Citrix
5 29 (6.08%) Veeam
6 28 (5.87%) HP
7 26 (5.45%) SolarWinds
8 24 (5.03%) NetApp
9 23 (4.82%) Fortinet
9 23 (4.82%) Red Hat
10 19 (3.98%) Huawei
11 18 (3.77%) Oracle
12 17 (3.56%) IBM
13 13 (2.73%) Apple
13 13 (2.73%) Atlassian
14 10 (2.10%) Nimble Storage
15 9 (1.89%) Aquila
15 9 (1.89%) Meraki
16 8 (1.68%) Dell
16 8 (1.68%) SAP