Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 76 75
Rank change year-on-year -42 -1 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 351 450 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.65% 3.60% 3.65%
As % of the System Software category 23.11% 31.96% 34.37%
Number of salaries quoted 297 383 344
North West median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £59,750 £53,750 £58,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1519 1408 1385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.46% 11.28% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 1190 1044
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% +4.48%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £20,075
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 -28 217 £38,000 +1.33% 24
Cheshire -46 68 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Lancashire +18 36 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Merseyside -15 26 £44,000 +25.71% 5
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 351 (100.00%) VMware
2 247 (70.37%) Windows
3 189 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 163 (46.44%) Hyper-V
5 162 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 133 (37.89%) Windows Server
7 117 (33.33%) Cisco
8 113 (32.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 101 (28.77%) Office 365
10 99 (28.21%) Citrix
11 91 (25.93%) DNS
12 87 (24.79%) ITIL
13 85 (24.22%) Linux
14 84 (23.93%) DHCP
15 82 (23.36%) MS Exchange
16 81 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
17 77 (21.94%) WAN
18 72 (20.51%) LAN
19 71 (20.23%) Microsoft Azure
20 69 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
21 67 (19.09%) Firewall
22 66 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
23 63 (17.95%) DevOps
24 61 (17.38%) Degree
25 57 (16.24%) SAN
26 54 (15.38%) TCP/IP
27 53 (15.10%) SQL
28 48 (13.68%) MCSE
28 48 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
29 45 (12.82%) Windows 7

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 82 (23.36%) MS Exchange
2 43 (12.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (10.54%) SharePoint
4 32 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (4.56%) Skype for Business
7 11 (3.13%) IBM Notes
8 9 (2.56%) Apache Pig
8 9 (2.56%) Apache Spark
8 9 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (1.99%) IIS
10 6 (1.71%) Apache
10 6 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.28%) Liferay
13 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.28%) Site Server
13 1 (0.28%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (10.54%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.85%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.28%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 101 (28.77%) Office 365
2 71 (20.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 66 (18.80%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (9.40%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (2.28%) IaaS
6 6 (1.71%) G Suite
7 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.14%) PaaS
8 3 (0.85%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.28%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.28%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.28%) Heroku
9 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (25.93%) DNS
2 84 (23.93%) DHCP
3 77 (21.94%) WAN
4 72 (20.51%) LAN
5 67 (19.09%) Firewall
6 57 (16.24%) SAN
7 54 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 29 (8.26%) VoIP
9 25 (7.12%) VPN
10 15 (4.27%) Network Security
10 15 (4.27%) Skype
11 13 (3.70%) WLAN
12 12 (3.42%) MPLS
12 12 (3.42%) VLAN
13 11 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (2.28%) Internet
16 6 (1.71%) BIG-IP
17 5 (1.42%) BGP
17 5 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.41%) MySQL
3 16 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (2.85%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.56%) Apache Hive
7 9 (2.56%) Big Data
7 9 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 9 (2.56%) RDBMS
7 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.71%) DTS
9 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.28%) Power BI
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 12 (3.42%) Git (software)
3 9 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 9 (2.56%) Selenium
4 8 (2.28%) NuGet
5 6 (1.71%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.42%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.85%) Subversion
8 2 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.57%) Maven
8 2 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.28%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.28%) JIRA
9 1 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (7.98%) Finance
2 26 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.56%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.42%) Games
4 12 (3.42%) Retail
5 11 (3.13%) Military
6 5 (1.42%) Legal
7 4 (1.14%) Marketing
8 3 (0.85%) Back Office
8 3 (0.85%) Billing
9 2 (0.57%) Law
9 2 (0.57%) Publishing
9 2 (0.57%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.28%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 45 (12.82%) Support Engineer
3 38 (10.83%) Analyst
4 36 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
5 32 (9.12%) 3rd Line Support
6 31 (8.83%) Support Analyst
7 30 (8.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 30 (8.55%) IT Engineer
8 27 (7.69%) IT Support
9 26 (7.41%) Administrator
10 22 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 22 (6.27%) IT Technician
11 21 (5.98%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (5.98%) VMware Engineer
12 20 (5.70%) Systems Administrator
13 18 (5.13%) Network Engineer
14 17 (4.84%) Cloud Engineer
15 16 (4.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 14 (3.99%) 2nd Line Support
16 14 (3.99%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (7.69%) Web Services
2 11 (3.13%) HTML
2 11 (3.13%) LAMP
3 10 (2.85%) CSS
4 9 (2.56%) AngularJS
4 9 (2.56%) Apache Camel
4 9 (2.56%) CSS3
4 9 (2.56%) Hibernate
4 9 (2.56%) HTML5
4 9 (2.56%) Java EE
4 9 (2.56%) jQuery
4 9 (2.56%) Middleware
4 9 (2.56%) Node.js
4 9 (2.56%) Spring
5 5 (1.42%) .NET
6 3 (0.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.28%) COM
7 1 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.28%) ODBC
7 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (10.26%) Driving Licence
2 31 (8.83%) Data Centre
3 15 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 12 (3.42%) Fat Client
4 12 (3.42%) Replication
4 12 (3.42%) Thin Client
5 11 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.85%) Life Science
6 10 (2.85%) PKI
7 9 (2.56%) iPad
8 7 (1.99%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.42%) NHS
10 4 (1.14%) Clustering
10 4 (1.14%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.14%) iPhone
11 3 (0.85%) FMCG
11 3 (0.85%) Online Games
12 2 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.57%) Tandem
12 2 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 247 (70.37%) Windows
2 133 (37.89%) Windows Server
3 113 (32.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 85 (24.22%) Linux
5 69 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (12.82%) Windows 7
7 43 (12.25%) Windows 10
8 29 (8.26%) Windows 8
9 18 (5.13%) Unix
10 17 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (2.28%) Windows XP
13 6 (1.71%) CentOS
14 3 (0.85%) Android
14 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.57%) Solaris
15 2 (0.57%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.28%) AIX
16 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.28%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (24.79%) ITIL
2 63 (17.95%) DevOps
3 48 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (11.11%) Validation
5 31 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (8.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (8.55%) Product Management
7 28 (7.98%) Time Management
8 26 (7.41%) Scrum
9 18 (5.13%) SDLC
10 17 (4.84%) Change Management
10 17 (4.84%) Project Management
11 16 (4.56%) Configuration Management
12 14 (3.99%) Information Security
13 13 (3.70%) Analytics
14 12 (3.42%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (3.42%) Software Engineering
15 11 (3.13%) Service Delivery
15 11 (3.13%) Software Testing
16 9 (2.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.10%) SQL
2 37 (10.54%) PowerShell
3 36 (10.26%) Java
4 29 (8.26%) Python
5 26 (7.41%) Perl
6 18 (5.13%) C
7 17 (4.84%) C++
8 13 (3.70%) Ruby
9 9 (2.56%) JavaScript
10 7 (1.99%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.42%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.42%) VB
11 5 (1.42%) VBScript
12 3 (0.85%) C#
13 2 (0.57%) PHP
14 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 81 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (17.38%) Degree
3 48 (13.68%) MCSE
4 41 (11.68%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (10.83%) MCSA
6 33 (9.40%) CCNA
7 24 (6.84%) Security Cleared
8 22 (6.27%) MCP
9 19 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (5.13%) DV Cleared
10 18 (5.13%) Numerate Degree
11 14 (3.99%) CCNP
11 14 (3.99%) MCITP
12 8 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (1.99%) CCENT
14 6 (1.71%) A+ Certification
14 6 (1.71%) DBS Check
15 5 (1.42%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
16 4 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.54%) QA
2 13 (3.70%) SLA
3 8 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.28%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.85%) GDPR
5 1 (0.28%) GxP
System Software
1 189 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 163 (46.44%) Hyper-V
3 30 (8.55%) vSphere
4 27 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 25 (7.12%) Terminal Services
6 20 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (3.70%) XenApp
8 10 (2.85%) Docker
9 6 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (1.71%) Xen
9 6 (1.71%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.14%) VirtualBox
10 4 (1.14%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.85%) KVM
11 3 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.85%) NFS
11 3 (0.85%) VMware NSX
12 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.57%) XenServer
13 1 (0.28%) Corosync
Systems Management
1 26 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (7.41%) Puppet
2 21 (5.98%) WSUS
3 13 (3.70%) SCOM
3 13 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (2.85%) Ansible
5 9 (2.56%) SCCM
6 7 (1.99%) Nagios
6 7 (1.99%) Packer
7 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (0.85%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.57%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.57%) Rundeck
9 2 (0.57%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.57%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.28%) Pacemaker
10 1 (0.28%) SCSM
Vendors
1 351 (100.00%) VMware
2 162 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 117 (33.33%) Cisco
4 99 (28.21%) Citrix
5 40 (11.40%) Google
6 27 (7.69%) HP
7 25 (7.12%) NetApp
8 23 (6.55%) Dell
8 23 (6.55%) Symantec
9 20 (5.70%) Red Hat
10 19 (5.41%) EqualLogic
11 15 (4.27%) CommVault
11 15 (4.27%) Veeam
12 11 (3.13%) Lotus
13 10 (2.85%) F5
13 10 (2.85%) Oracle
14 9 (2.56%) IBM
15 7 (1.99%) Capita
15 7 (1.99%) Mitel
16 6 (1.71%) Juniper