Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North West
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 107 109
Rank change year-on-year +22 +2 -19
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 347 381 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.43% 3.12% 2.85%
As % of the System Software category 20.72% 24.60% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 296 320 307
North West median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,125 £25,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £52,125 £65,125 £59,050
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.34%

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 1,675 1,549 1,355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.57% 12.70% 10.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,347 1,264 1,113
North West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,950 £22,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +2.41%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 +21 220 £39,625 -0.94% 14
Cheshire +27 66 £35,500 -29.00% 6
Lancashire -11 30 £39,000 +8.33%
Merseyside -9 28 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Cumbria +6 3 £32,500 -35.00% 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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.

1 347 (100.00%) VMware
2 231 (66.57%) Windows
3 199 (57.35%) Microsoft
4 183 (52.74%) Active Directory
5 157 (45.24%) Cisco
6 137 (39.48%) Windows Server
7 112 (32.28%) Hyper-V
8 107 (30.84%) Office 365
9 104 (29.97%) Microsoft Azure
10 96 (27.67%) DNS
11 87 (25.07%) Linux
12 86 (24.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 80 (23.05%) Firewall
14 77 (22.19%) WAN
14 77 (22.19%) DHCP
15 76 (21.90%) TCP/IP
16 73 (21.04%) SQL
17 72 (20.75%) LAN
17 72 (20.75%) Finance
18 69 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
19 66 (19.02%) Amazon AWS
20 65 (18.73%) Disaster Recovery
20 65 (18.73%) ITIL
21 64 (18.44%) SAN
22 59 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
23 55 (15.85%) NetApp
23 55 (15.85%) PowerShell
24 53 (15.27%) Citrix
25 48 (13.83%) Data Centre
26 47 (13.54%) SQL Server

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 47 (13.54%) MS Exchange
2 31 (8.93%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.92%) IIS
4 18 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (3.75%) Apache
5 13 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.59%) Skype for Business
7 8 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (2.02%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.86%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.58%) nginx
10 2 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.29%) CloudStack
Applications
1 31 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (6.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.44%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.15%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.58%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.29%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 107 (30.84%) Office 365
2 104 (29.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (19.02%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (6.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (3.17%) IaaS
7 9 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (2.31%) GitHub
9 7 (2.02%) SaaS
10 5 (1.44%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.86%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.29%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.29%) NuGet
12 1 (0.29%) OpenDNS
12 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (27.67%) DNS
2 80 (23.05%) Firewall
3 77 (22.19%) DHCP
3 77 (22.19%) WAN
4 76 (21.90%) TCP/IP
5 72 (20.75%) LAN
6 64 (18.44%) SAN
7 39 (11.24%) Network Security
8 33 (9.51%) Wi-Fi
9 31 (8.93%) VLAN
9 31 (8.93%) VPN
10 24 (6.92%) VoIP
11 19 (5.48%) Wireless
12 17 (4.90%) Broadband
12 17 (4.90%) NAS
13 15 (4.32%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (4.32%) Internet
14 9 (2.59%) Unified Communications
15 8 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
15 8 (2.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.76%) MySQL
3 11 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.88%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.59%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.58%) MariaDB
6 2 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.58%) Redis
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 9 (2.59%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.58%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.29%) Chocolatey
6 1 (0.29%) GitLab
6 1 (0.29%) JIRA
6 1 (0.29%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.29%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 72 (20.75%) Finance
2 23 (6.63%) Legal
3 11 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.31%) Retail
5 7 (2.02%) Games
6 6 (1.73%) Back Office
6 6 (1.73%) Banking
6 6 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.73%) Marketing
7 3 (0.86%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.58%) Electronics
8 2 (0.58%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Law
9 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 71 (20.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (13.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 46 (13.26%) Analyst
3 42 (12.10%) Support Engineer
4 40 (11.53%) IT Engineer
5 30 (8.65%) Administrator
6 28 (8.07%) IT Support
7 27 (7.78%) IT Analyst
8 24 (6.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 24 (6.92%) IT Security Analyst
8 24 (6.92%) Security Analyst
9 23 (6.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (6.63%) Senior Analyst
10 22 (6.34%) Senior IT Security Analyst
10 22 (6.34%) Senior Security Analyst
11 21 (6.05%) IT Support Engineer
11 21 (6.05%) Technical Support
12 20 (5.76%) Consultant
13 19 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 17 (4.90%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.32%) Web Services
2 9 (2.59%) .NET
3 8 (2.31%) Flash
4 7 (2.02%) WAP
5 4 (1.15%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.86%) CSS
6 3 (0.86%) HTML
6 3 (0.86%) Middleware
7 2 (0.58%) LAMP
7 2 (0.58%) MSMQ
7 2 (0.58%) OpenVZ
7 2 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.58%) SAML
7 2 (0.58%) XML
8 1 (0.29%) Backbone.js
8 1 (0.29%) Ember.js
8 1 (0.29%) Laravel
8 1 (0.29%) Symfony
8 1 (0.29%) WCF
8 1 (0.29%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.83%) Data Centre
2 28 (8.07%) Management Information System
3 25 (7.20%) Replication
4 24 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (6.34%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 18 (5.19%) Clustering
7 14 (4.03%) FlexPod
8 12 (3.46%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (2.31%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.73%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.44%) FMCG
12 5 (1.44%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.44%) Smartphone
12 5 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (1.15%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.15%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (1.15%) iPhone
14 3 (0.86%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 231 (66.57%) Windows
2 137 (39.48%) Windows Server
3 87 (25.07%) Linux
4 69 (19.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (12.97%) Windows 10
6 40 (11.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (8.36%) Windows 7
8 17 (4.90%) Unix
9 12 (3.46%) Data ONTAP
10 10 (2.88%) AIX
11 8 (2.31%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.02%) Mac OS X
13 6 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (1.44%) CentOS
15 4 (1.15%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.86%) Android
16 3 (0.86%) SUSE
16 3 (0.86%) VMS
17 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (24.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 65 (18.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 65 (18.73%) ITIL
3 44 (12.68%) Mentoring
4 36 (10.37%) Business Continuity
5 32 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (8.65%) Data Protection
6 30 (8.65%) Information Security
7 28 (8.07%) DevOps
7 28 (8.07%) Problem Management
8 27 (7.78%) Coaching
8 27 (7.78%) Patch Management
9 25 (7.20%) Project Management
9 25 (7.20%) SIEM
10 23 (6.63%) Due Diligence
10 23 (6.63%) Penetration Testing
10 23 (6.63%) Vulnerability Management
11 22 (6.34%) Risk Analysis
11 22 (6.34%) Scenario Testing
11 22 (6.34%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 73 (21.04%) SQL
2 55 (15.85%) PowerShell
3 20 (5.76%) Bash Shell
4 13 (3.75%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.88%) C
6 7 (2.02%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.73%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.44%) Python
9 4 (1.15%) VB
10 3 (0.86%) C#
10 3 (0.86%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.86%) Perl
10 3 (0.86%) VBScript
11 2 (0.58%) Java
11 2 (0.58%) PHP
11 2 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 59 (17.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (10.66%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (10.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 34 (9.80%) CCNA
5 31 (8.93%) MCSA
6 27 (7.78%) MCSE
7 23 (6.63%) CISSP
7 23 (6.63%) SANS
8 22 (6.34%) CREST Certified
9 21 (6.05%) Degree
10 20 (5.76%) MCP
11 14 (4.03%) CCNP
12 12 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (2.31%) MCITP
13 8 (2.31%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 8 (2.31%) SSCP
13 8 (2.31%) VCAP
14 6 (1.73%) NCDA
15 5 (1.44%) SC Cleared
15 5 (1.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (13.26%) SLA
2 45 (12.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (8.07%) GDPR
3 28 (8.07%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.59%) QA
5 4 (1.15%) PMO
6 2 (0.58%) COBIT
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 183 (52.74%) Active Directory
2 112 (32.28%) Hyper-V
3 35 (10.09%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (8.36%) vSphere
5 23 (6.63%) Virtual Machines
5 23 (6.63%) Virtual Servers
6 19 (5.48%) Terminal Services
7 15 (4.32%) XenDesktop
8 11 (3.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 11 (3.17%) XenApp
9 10 (2.88%) VMware NSX
10 8 (2.31%) Docker
11 7 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 7 (2.02%) PowerHA
12 6 (1.73%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 6 (1.73%) VirtualBox
12 6 (1.73%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (1.15%) NFS
13 4 (1.15%) Terminal Server
14 3 (0.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 34 (9.80%) SCCM
2 25 (7.20%) WSUS
3 15 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (4.03%) Puppet
5 9 (2.59%) Cisco UCCX
5 9 (2.59%) Microsoft Clustering
6 8 (2.31%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (2.31%) Kubernetes
6 8 (2.31%) Nagios
6 8 (2.31%) SQL Sentry
7 7 (2.02%) Backup Exec
8 6 (1.73%) Ansible
8 6 (1.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 5 (1.44%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (1.15%) AirWatch
10 4 (1.15%) FortiGate
10 4 (1.15%) SCOM
10 4 (1.15%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.86%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 347 (100.00%) VMware
2 199 (57.35%) Microsoft
3 157 (45.24%) Cisco
4 55 (15.85%) NetApp
5 53 (15.27%) Citrix
6 40 (11.53%) HP
7 37 (10.66%) Veeam
8 18 (5.19%) IBM
8 18 (5.19%) Meraki
9 16 (4.61%) Fortinet
10 14 (4.03%) SolarWinds
11 12 (3.46%) EMC
12 10 (2.88%) Apple
13 9 (2.59%) Atlassian
13 9 (2.59%) Oracle
14 8 (2.31%) F5
14 8 (2.31%) Google
14 8 (2.31%) Ivanti
14 8 (2.31%) Mitel
14 8 (2.31%) RedGate