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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 93 78
Rank change year-on-year -16 -15  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 188 159 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.75% 2.84% 3.67%
As % of the System Software category 24.80% 26.81% 36.08%
Number of salaries quoted 175 138 188
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,424
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £25,500 £21,925
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,625 £61,250
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 758 593 643
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.07% 10.57% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 900 888
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 -21 97 £40,000 -11.11% 21
Cheshire -21 43 £40,000 +11.11% 12
Merseyside +3 29 £38,750 +13.97% 3
Lancashire +10 20 £32,500 -18.75% 3
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 355 (100.00%) VMware
2 246 (69.30%) Windows
3 154 (43.38%) Microsoft
4 147 (41.41%) Active Directory
5 131 (36.90%) Hyper-V
6 129 (36.34%) Windows Server
7 127 (35.77%) Linux
8 91 (25.63%) Cisco
9 82 (23.10%) PowerShell
10 80 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 80 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
11 78 (21.97%) ITIL
12 76 (21.41%) DevOps
13 74 (20.85%) MS Exchange
14 69 (19.44%) Firewall
15 68 (19.15%) Citrix
16 64 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
17 62 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
17 62 (17.46%) Opscode Chef
18 61 (17.18%) Windows Server 2008
18 61 (17.18%) WAN
19 60 (16.90%) DNS
20 56 (15.77%) Disaster Recovery
21 53 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
22 52 (14.65%) HP
22 52 (14.65%) SAN
22 52 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
22 52 (14.65%) Puppet
23 51 (14.37%) LAN
23 51 (14.37%) 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 74 (20.85%) MS Exchange
2 36 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 32 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (5.92%) Apache Pig
4 21 (5.92%) Apache Spark
4 21 (5.92%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (5.35%) Skype for Business
6 14 (3.94%) IIS
7 13 (3.66%) SharePoint
8 12 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (3.38%) IBM Notes
9 9 (2.54%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.69%) Confluence
11 5 (1.41%) JBoss
11 5 (1.41%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.13%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.85%) Apache
14 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
15 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 24 (6.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 64 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (12.11%) Office 365
4 11 (3.10%) IaaS
5 7 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.13%) SaaS
8 3 (0.85%) PaaS
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.28%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.28%) GitHub
9 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.28%) Heroku
9 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 69 (19.44%) Firewall
2 61 (17.18%) WAN
3 60 (16.90%) DNS
4 52 (14.65%) SAN
5 51 (14.37%) LAN
6 43 (12.11%) DHCP
7 27 (7.61%) VoIP
8 26 (7.32%) VPN
9 22 (6.20%) Internet
10 19 (5.35%) Skype
11 17 (4.79%) Network Security
12 16 (4.51%) MPLS
13 15 (4.23%) Remote Desktop
14 13 (3.66%) TCP/IP
14 13 (3.66%) VLAN
15 10 (2.82%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (2.54%) ISDN
17 8 (2.25%) WLAN
18 7 (1.97%) Cisco Nexus
19 5 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.37%) SQL Server
2 34 (9.58%) MySQL
3 25 (7.04%) MongoDB
4 23 (6.48%) Big Data
5 21 (5.92%) Apache Hive
5 21 (5.92%) Hadoop
5 21 (5.92%) RDBMS
5 21 (5.92%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.13%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.28%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (10.70%) Git (software)
2 35 (9.86%) NuGet
3 20 (5.63%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.97%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.69%) JIRA
5 6 (1.69%) Selenium
6 5 (1.41%) Maven
7 4 (1.13%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.56%) GoCD
9 2 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.28%) Travis CI
General
1 24 (6.76%) Finance
2 15 (4.23%) Military
3 13 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.54%) Legal
5 8 (2.25%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.41%) Marketing
7 4 (1.13%) Law
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Games
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (10.99%) Analyst
3 37 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 23 (6.48%) Support Engineer
5 21 (5.92%) VMware Engineer
5 21 (5.92%) Wintel Engineer
6 20 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 19 (5.35%) Server Engineer
7 19 (5.35%) Windows Engineer
8 18 (5.07%) Administrator
8 18 (5.07%) Support Analyst
8 18 (5.07%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (4.79%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (4.51%) Developer
10 16 (4.51%) IT Engineer
10 16 (4.51%) IT Support
10 16 (4.51%) Java Developer
10 16 (4.51%) Java Software Developer
10 16 (4.51%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.63%) Middleware
2 19 (5.35%) Apache Camel
2 19 (5.35%) Hibernate
2 19 (5.35%) Java EE
2 19 (5.35%) Spring
3 18 (5.07%) Web Services
4 14 (3.94%) HTML
5 13 (3.66%) AngularJS
5 13 (3.66%) CSS
5 13 (3.66%) CSS3
5 13 (3.66%) HTML5
5 13 (3.66%) jQuery
5 13 (3.66%) Node.js
6 12 (3.38%) LAMP
7 7 (1.97%) .NET
8 4 (1.13%) XML
9 3 (0.85%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.85%) POSIX
10 1 (0.28%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (0.28%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.37%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.79%) PKI
3 11 (3.10%) Driving Licence
4 10 (2.82%) EMC VNX
4 10 (2.82%) iPad
4 10 (2.82%) Private Cloud
5 9 (2.54%) Clustering
6 8 (2.25%) FlexPod
7 6 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.69%) Life Science
8 5 (1.41%) HP Storage
8 5 (1.41%) Replication
9 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.56%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.28%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.28%) CMDB
11 1 (0.28%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 246 (69.30%) Windows
2 129 (36.34%) Windows Server
3 127 (35.77%) Linux
4 80 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (17.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (8.17%) Windows 7
8 22 (6.20%) Windows 10
9 21 (5.92%) Windows 8
10 20 (5.63%) Unix
11 19 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (4.23%) CentOS
13 14 (3.94%) Windows XP
14 9 (2.54%) HPUX
15 7 (1.97%) AIX
15 7 (1.97%) Solaris
16 6 (1.69%) Data ONTAP
16 6 (1.69%) Ubuntu
16 6 (1.69%) Windows Vista
17 5 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (22.54%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (21.97%) ITIL
3 76 (21.41%) DevOps
4 56 (15.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 52 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (10.99%) Continuous Delivery
7 36 (10.14%) Scrum
8 35 (9.86%) TDD
9 34 (9.58%) Information Security
9 34 (9.58%) Time Management
10 29 (8.17%) Analytics
11 26 (7.32%) Data Analytics
12 23 (6.48%) Mentoring
12 23 (6.48%) SDLC
13 22 (6.20%) Visualisation
14 21 (5.92%) Migration
15 20 (5.63%) Configuration Management
15 20 (5.63%) Software Engineering
16 17 (4.79%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (4.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (23.10%) PowerShell
2 45 (12.68%) SQL
3 40 (11.27%) Python
4 38 (10.70%) Java
5 37 (10.42%) Perl
6 23 (6.48%) C
7 21 (5.92%) Ruby
8 17 (4.79%) JavaScript
9 16 (4.51%) C#
9 16 (4.51%) VBScript
10 13 (3.66%) VB
11 9 (2.54%) Bash Shell
12 5 (1.41%) C++
13 3 (0.85%) AWK
13 3 (0.85%) Korn
13 3 (0.85%) sed
14 1 (0.28%) Go
14 1 (0.28%) PHP
14 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (11.83%) Degree
3 40 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (10.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 34 (9.58%) MCSE
5 34 (9.58%) Security Cleared
6 28 (7.89%) CCNA
7 23 (6.48%) MCSA
8 20 (5.63%) Numerate Degree
8 20 (5.63%) SC Cleared
9 19 (5.35%) MCITP
10 15 (4.23%) DV Cleared
11 12 (3.38%) CCNP
12 11 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (2.82%) NCDA
14 6 (1.69%) MCP
15 5 (1.41%) CCIE
16 3 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
16 3 (0.85%) NCIE
16 3 (0.85%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (10.99%) QA
2 16 (4.51%) SLA
3 15 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.13%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 147 (41.41%) Active Directory
2 131 (36.90%) Hyper-V
3 50 (14.08%) vSphere
4 30 (8.45%) XenApp
5 28 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (6.76%) Xen
7 22 (6.20%) Virtual Machines
8 21 (5.92%) VirtualBox
9 18 (5.07%) Docker
10 12 (3.38%) XenDesktop
11 11 (3.10%) VMware Server
12 8 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (1.41%) vCloud
15 3 (0.85%) KVM
15 3 (0.85%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.85%) XenServer
16 2 (0.56%) BitLocker
17 1 (0.28%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 62 (17.46%) Opscode Chef
2 52 (14.65%) Puppet
3 40 (11.27%) Ansible
4 11 (3.10%) Packer
5 9 (2.54%) Backup Exec
5 9 (2.54%) Nagios
6 7 (1.97%) SCCM
6 7 (1.97%) SCOM
7 6 (1.69%) vRealize
8 5 (1.41%) WSUS
9 4 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.13%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.56%) Icinga
11 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
11 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.28%) Rundeck
11 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 355 (100.00%) VMware
2 154 (43.38%) Microsoft
3 91 (25.63%) Cisco
4 68 (19.15%) Citrix
5 52 (14.65%) HP
6 42 (11.83%) NetApp
7 33 (9.30%) Oracle
8 28 (7.89%) Red Hat
9 22 (6.20%) EMC
10 19 (5.35%) Veeam
11 13 (3.66%) IBM
12 12 (3.38%) Lotus
13 10 (2.82%) Mitel
14 9 (2.54%) Avaya
14 9 (2.54%) Sophos
14 9 (2.54%) Symantec
15 7 (1.97%) Juniper
15 7 (1.97%) Palo Alto
15 7 (1.97%) SonicWALL
15 7 (1.97%) Zerto
Manchester, Lancashire
networx
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlewich, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 per annum + Amazing benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 per annum + Amazing benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus on call and flexible benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £23,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + CERTIFICATIONS PAID FOR
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 38k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £110,000 base salary + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
The Original Factory Shop tofs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £80000 per annum + £30-£40 base + Double OTE + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £95,000 - £115,000 base salary (plus impressive package)
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £80000 per annum + Amazing benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
MAG
Salary: From £34,344 to £38,856 per annum plus contributory pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum dep on experience + on call allowance + bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 15 days ago