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

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 73 118
Rank change year-on-year -40 +45 -14
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 295 449 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.84% 3.81% 2.82%
As % of the System Software category 18.71% 24.86% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 239 364 324
North West median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £58,375
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -1.16%

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 1,577 1,806 1,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.18% 15.31% 11.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1,237 1,469 1,266
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 September 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 September 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 -51 173 £37,500 -2.60% 50
Cheshire +39 71 £33,750 -13.46% 33
Lancashire -19 24 £40,000 - 6
Merseyside -21 15 £42,500 +26.87% 17
Cumbria -3 12 £32,500 -35.00%
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 295 (100.00%) VMware
2 212 (71.86%) Windows
3 198 (67.12%) Active Directory
4 175 (59.32%) Microsoft
5 148 (50.17%) Office 365
6 136 (46.10%) Azure
7 127 (43.05%) DNS
8 125 (42.37%) Cisco
9 124 (42.03%) Windows Server
10 98 (33.22%) DHCP
10 98 (33.22%) Hyper-V
11 88 (29.83%) ITIL
12 84 (28.47%) Firewall
13 83 (28.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 78 (26.44%) WAN
14 78 (26.44%) LAN
15 70 (23.73%) TCP/IP
15 70 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
16 64 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
17 63 (21.36%) AWS
18 59 (20.00%) Data Centre
19 58 (19.66%) HP
20 56 (18.98%) SAN
20 56 (18.98%) Windows 10
21 52 (17.63%) NetApp
22 49 (16.61%) SQL Server
23 48 (16.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 47 (15.93%) Veeam
24 47 (15.93%) Linux
25 46 (15.59%) SCCM

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 43 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 33 (11.19%) SharePoint
3 29 (9.83%) IIS
4 14 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (3.05%) IBM Notes
8 7 (2.37%) Apache
9 3 (1.02%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.34%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.34%) nginx
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (12.54%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.68%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.34%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.34%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 148 (50.17%) Office 365
2 136 (46.10%) Azure
3 63 (21.36%) AWS
4 24 (8.14%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (3.05%) IaaS
6 8 (2.71%) Mimecast
7 7 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.02%) SaaS
9 2 (0.68%) GCP
9 2 (0.68%) GitHub
9 2 (0.68%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (43.05%) DNS
2 98 (33.22%) DHCP
3 84 (28.47%) Firewall
4 78 (26.44%) LAN
4 78 (26.44%) WAN
5 70 (23.73%) TCP/IP
6 56 (18.98%) SAN
7 36 (12.20%) VPN
8 30 (10.17%) VLAN
9 20 (6.78%) NAS
10 18 (6.10%) VoIP
11 16 (5.42%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (5.42%) Fibre Channel
11 16 (5.42%) Internet
12 15 (5.08%) VSAN
13 14 (4.75%) iSCSI
14 13 (4.41%) HTTP
14 13 (4.41%) Network Security
14 13 (4.41%) SMTP
15 12 (4.07%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (16.61%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.03%) MS Access
2 6 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.36%) MySQL
5 3 (1.02%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.68%) Big Data
6 2 (0.68%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.34%) QlikView
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.02%) MSI
2 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.68%) Metasploit
2 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (7.12%) Finance
2 16 (5.42%) Public Sector
3 15 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 13 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 11 (3.73%) Fire and Rescue
5 11 (3.73%) Police
6 10 (3.39%) Retail
7 4 (1.36%) Law
7 4 (1.36%) Legal
7 4 (1.36%) Marketing
8 2 (0.68%) Banking
8 2 (0.68%) German Language
8 2 (0.68%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.68%) Polish Language
8 2 (0.68%) Russian Language
8 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (23.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (14.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 33 (11.19%) Support Engineer
4 30 (10.17%) IT Engineer
5 27 (9.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (8.14%) Administrator
7 23 (7.80%) Consultant
8 20 (6.78%) Analyst
8 20 (6.78%) Systems Engineer
9 19 (6.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (5.76%) IT Support
10 17 (5.76%) Support Technician
11 16 (5.42%) Network Support
12 14 (4.75%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 14 (4.75%) Network Administrator
13 12 (4.07%) Architect
13 12 (4.07%) IT Support Engineer
13 12 (4.07%) Network Engineer
14 11 (3.73%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.49%) Web Services
2 14 (4.75%) Flash
3 6 (2.03%) .NET
4 5 (1.69%) XML
5 4 (1.36%) HTML
6 2 (0.68%) CSS
6 2 (0.68%) HTML5
6 2 (0.68%) JSON
6 2 (0.68%) SAML
6 2 (0.68%) SOAP
7 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.34%) EDI
7 1 (0.34%) LAMP
7 1 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.34%) OpenVZ
7 1 (0.34%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 59 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.78%) Replication
3 19 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.10%) FlexPod
5 17 (5.76%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (3.73%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (3.73%) PlayStation
6 11 (3.73%) Xbox
7 9 (3.05%) Driving Licence
8 8 (2.71%) Public Cloud
9 6 (2.03%) FMCG
9 6 (2.03%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.69%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.69%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 4 (1.36%) Clustering
11 4 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.36%) Life Science
11 4 (1.36%) Wiki
12 3 (1.02%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 212 (71.86%) Windows
2 124 (42.03%) Windows Server
3 64 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 56 (18.98%) Windows 10
5 47 (15.93%) Linux
6 36 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (10.85%) Windows 7
8 20 (6.78%) Unix
9 13 (4.41%) Data ONTAP
10 7 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (1.69%) CentOS
11 5 (1.69%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.36%) SUSE
12 4 (1.36%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.02%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.02%) VMS
14 2 (0.68%) Android
14 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.83%) ITIL
2 83 (28.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 35 (11.86%) Migration
3 35 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (9.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 28 (9.49%) PRINCE2
4 28 (9.49%) Project Management
5 27 (9.15%) Capacity Planning
5 27 (9.15%) Problem Management
6 26 (8.81%) Change Management
7 25 (8.47%) Incident Management
8 22 (7.46%) Presales
9 21 (7.12%) Project Delivery
10 20 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (6.78%) Patch Management
11 18 (6.10%) Virtual Infrastructure
12 17 (5.76%) Coaching
13 16 (5.42%) Change Control
13 16 (5.42%) Project Planning
14 14 (4.75%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.54%) PowerShell
2 29 (9.83%) SQL
3 16 (5.42%) C
4 5 (1.69%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.69%) PHP
5 4 (1.36%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.02%) C#
6 3 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.02%) VBA
7 2 (0.68%) Perl
7 2 (0.68%) Python
7 2 (0.68%) VB
7 2 (0.68%) VBScript
8 1 (0.34%) Java
8 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (23.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (16.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 45 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (14.58%) CCNA
5 35 (11.86%) MCSE
6 34 (11.53%) Degree
7 32 (10.85%) MCSA
8 17 (5.76%) MCP
9 13 (4.41%) CCNP
10 12 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
10 12 (4.07%) VCP6
11 11 (3.73%) Security Cleared
11 11 (3.73%) VCAP
12 9 (3.05%) MCITP
12 9 (3.05%) SC Cleared
13 6 (2.03%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 6 (2.03%) SSCP
14 5 (1.69%) NCDA
14 5 (1.69%) NCIE
14 5 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.15%) SLA
2 19 (6.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.07%) PMO
4 6 (2.03%) GDPR
5 4 (1.36%) NIST
6 3 (1.02%) PCI DSS
6 3 (1.02%) QA
7 2 (0.68%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.34%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 198 (67.12%) Active Directory
2 98 (33.22%) Hyper-V
3 43 (14.58%) VMware ESXi
4 32 (10.85%) vSphere
5 24 (8.14%) Virtual Machines
6 19 (6.44%) VMware NSX
7 17 (5.76%) Terminal Services
8 14 (4.75%) Virtual Servers
9 13 (4.41%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (4.41%) VMware Workstation
10 12 (4.07%) NFS
11 8 (2.71%) XenApp
12 6 (2.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 5 (1.69%) XenDesktop
14 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.68%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.68%) Docker
15 2 (0.68%) KVM
15 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.68%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 46 (15.59%) SCCM
2 33 (11.19%) WSUS
3 12 (4.07%) Cisco CUCM
4 11 (3.73%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 11 (3.73%) SCOM
5 5 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.69%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.36%) AirWatch
7 3 (1.02%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.02%) Puppet
7 3 (1.02%) Sysprep
8 2 (0.68%) Kubernetes
8 2 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.68%) NetApp OnCommand
8 2 (0.68%) OpenVAS
8 2 (0.68%) QRadar
8 2 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.68%) vMotion
Vendors
1 295 (100.00%) VMware
2 175 (59.32%) Microsoft
3 125 (42.37%) Cisco
4 58 (19.66%) HP
5 52 (17.63%) NetApp
6 47 (15.93%) Veeam
7 42 (14.24%) Citrix
8 17 (5.76%) Dell
9 13 (4.41%) SolarWinds
10 12 (4.07%) IBM
10 12 (4.07%) Palo Alto
11 9 (3.05%) Apple
11 9 (3.05%) Lotus
12 8 (2.71%) EMC
12 8 (2.71%) Fortinet
12 8 (2.71%) Red Hat
13 7 (2.37%) Oracle
13 7 (2.37%) Symantec
14 6 (2.03%) Sage
15 5 (1.69%) Ivanti