Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North West
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 111 94
Rank change year-on-year +2 -17 -28
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 382 353 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.14% 2.83% 3.03%
As % of the System Software category 24.58% 26.01% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 322 306 294
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +0.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,125 £53,600
England median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,506
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.51% +0.01%

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 1,554 1,357 1,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 12.77% 10.88% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,271 1,114 1,037
North West median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £20,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +2.41% +3.75%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +17 219 £40,000 - 48
Cheshire -10 80 £50,000 +33.33% 8
Merseyside -11 47 £38,750 -16.67% 12
Lancashire +15 31 £36,000 +10.77% 10
Cumbria - 3 £50,000 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 382 (100.00%) VMware
2 278 (72.77%) Windows
3 217 (56.81%) Hyper-V
4 211 (55.24%) Microsoft
5 184 (48.17%) Active Directory
6 144 (37.70%) Windows Server
7 142 (37.17%) Linux
8 108 (28.27%) Cisco
9 99 (25.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 95 (24.87%) DevOps
11 93 (24.35%) Office 365
11 93 (24.35%) ITIL
12 86 (22.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 80 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
14 77 (20.16%) Microsoft Azure
14 77 (20.16%) WAN
15 76 (19.90%) LAN
15 76 (19.90%) DNS
15 76 (19.90%) Citrix
16 72 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
17 67 (17.54%) SQL Server
17 67 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
18 66 (17.28%) Ansible
19 65 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
19 65 (17.02%) SQL
20 64 (16.75%) Puppet
21 63 (16.49%) Firewall
21 63 (16.49%) SAN
21 63 (16.49%) Continuous Delivery
22 62 (16.23%) Microsoft Certification

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 57 (14.92%) MS Exchange
2 37 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (6.81%) SharePoint
4 23 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (4.71%) IIS
6 17 (4.45%) Skype for Business
7 11 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.05%) Apache
10 3 (0.79%) Confluence
10 3 (0.79%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.52%) CMS
11 2 (0.52%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.52%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.52%) nginx
12 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.26%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.26%) JBoss
12 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Pegasus Opera
1 3 (0.79%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 93 (24.35%) Office 365
2 77 (20.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (17.54%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (10.99%) NuGet
5 41 (10.73%) IaaS
6 19 (4.97%) PaaS
7 17 (4.45%) SaaS
8 10 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.57%) G Suite
11 5 (1.31%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
13 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 77 (20.16%) WAN
2 76 (19.90%) DNS
2 76 (19.90%) LAN
3 63 (16.49%) Firewall
3 63 (16.49%) SAN
4 62 (16.23%) TCP/IP
5 46 (12.04%) DHCP
6 37 (9.69%) VPN
7 30 (7.85%) VoIP
8 25 (6.54%) VLAN
9 15 (3.93%) Skype
9 15 (3.93%) Unified Communications
10 14 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (3.14%) WLAN
12 10 (2.62%) Internet
12 10 (2.62%) NAS
12 10 (2.62%) Wireless
13 9 (2.36%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (2.36%) SMTP
14 8 (2.09%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.02%) MySQL
3 13 (3.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.09%) DTS
4 8 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.05%) Big Data
7 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.52%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 62 (16.23%) Git (software)
2 25 (6.54%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.62%) Cucumber
3 10 (2.62%) Selenium
4 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.05%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.05%) Subversion
6 3 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (0.79%) JIRA
6 3 (0.79%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (6.28%) Finance
2 15 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.14%) Retail
4 9 (2.36%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.36%) Marketing
5 7 (1.83%) Banking
6 5 (1.31%) Games
6 5 (1.31%) Military
7 2 (0.52%) Back Office
7 2 (0.52%) Legal
7 2 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 64 (16.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 57 (14.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 56 (14.66%) Support Engineer
4 52 (13.61%) Lead DevOps
5 46 (12.04%) Team Leader
6 43 (11.26%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 39 (10.21%) Senior DevOps
8 37 (9.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 35 (9.16%) Systems Engineer
10 32 (8.38%) IT Engineer
11 31 (8.12%) Analyst
12 30 (7.85%) 3rd Line Support
12 30 (7.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 29 (7.59%) IT Support
14 28 (7.33%) Administrator
15 27 (7.07%) Systems Administrator
16 24 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support
17 23 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 21 (5.50%) VMware Engineer
18 21 (5.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.19%) Web Services
2 6 (1.57%) Flash
2 6 (1.57%) Node.js
3 4 (1.05%) .NET
4 3 (0.79%) Middleware
5 2 (0.52%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.52%) Apache Flex
5 2 (0.52%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.26%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.26%) Apache Camel
6 1 (0.26%) COM
6 1 (0.26%) CSS3
6 1 (0.26%) HTML
6 1 (0.26%) HTML5
6 1 (0.26%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.26%) Java EE
6 1 (0.26%) jQuery
6 1 (0.26%) JSON
6 1 (0.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.38%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.76%) Driving Licence
3 17 (4.45%) Clustering
4 15 (3.93%) Replication
5 12 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (2.62%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.62%) Enterprise Storage
7 9 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.83%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.83%) PKI
8 7 (1.83%) Public Cloud
9 6 (1.57%) NHS
9 6 (1.57%) Tandem
10 5 (1.31%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.31%) FlexPod
10 5 (1.31%) HP Storage
10 5 (1.31%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.31%) Thin Client
11 4 (1.05%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 278 (72.77%) Windows
2 144 (37.70%) Windows Server
3 142 (37.17%) Linux
4 99 (25.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 86 (22.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (7.33%) Windows 10
7 25 (6.54%) Windows 7
8 15 (3.93%) CentOS
9 12 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.36%) Android
10 9 (2.36%) Apple iOS
10 9 (2.36%) Debian
10 9 (2.36%) Unix
11 7 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.57%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.31%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (1.31%) SUSE
13 5 (1.31%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.79%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (24.87%) DevOps
2 93 (24.35%) ITIL
3 80 (20.94%) Continuous Integration
4 72 (18.85%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (16.49%) Continuous Delivery
6 46 (12.04%) TDD
7 40 (10.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (10.47%) Mentoring
8 32 (8.38%) Problem-Solving
9 31 (8.12%) Configuration Management
10 29 (7.59%) Time Management
11 28 (7.33%) Continuous Improvement
12 26 (6.81%) Presales
13 25 (6.54%) High Availability
13 25 (6.54%) Scrum
14 24 (6.28%) Business Development
15 23 (6.02%) Service Delivery
16 21 (5.50%) Project Management
17 20 (5.24%) Service Management
18 17 (4.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 65 (17.02%) SQL
2 47 (12.30%) PowerShell
3 28 (7.33%) Python
4 26 (6.81%) C
5 21 (5.50%) Java
6 17 (4.45%) C++
7 16 (4.19%) Perl
8 14 (3.66%) T-SQL
9 12 (3.14%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.83%) Ruby
11 6 (1.57%) PHP
12 5 (1.31%) Groovy
13 2 (0.52%) C#
13 2 (0.52%) VB
13 2 (0.52%) VBScript
14 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 62 (16.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (13.09%) MCSE
3 38 (9.95%) Degree
4 32 (8.38%) Security Cleared
5 31 (8.12%) MCSA
6 22 (5.76%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (5.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 18 (4.71%) CCNA
9 15 (3.93%) Numerate Degree
10 14 (3.66%) DV Cleared
11 12 (3.14%) CCNP
11 12 (3.14%) MCP
11 12 (3.14%) MCTS
12 10 (2.62%) MCITP
12 10 (2.62%) SC Cleared
13 7 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
14 6 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.05%) NCDA
15 4 (1.05%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.69%) QA
2 17 (4.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.40%) SLA
4 10 (2.62%) PCI DSS
5 8 (2.09%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.83%) GDPR
7 3 (0.79%) COSHH
7 3 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.52%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.52%) PMO
9 1 (0.26%) COBIT
9 1 (0.26%) GPG13
9 1 (0.26%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 217 (56.81%) Hyper-V
2 184 (48.17%) Active Directory
3 61 (15.97%) Xen
4 60 (15.71%) VirtualBox
5 39 (10.21%) vSphere
6 25 (6.54%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (6.28%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (6.02%) Terminal Services
9 16 (4.19%) KVM
9 16 (4.19%) XenApp
10 10 (2.62%) Docker
11 8 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (1.57%) XenDesktop
12 6 (1.57%) XenServer
13 5 (1.31%) NFS
14 4 (1.05%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.79%) LXC
15 3 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
16 2 (0.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 66 (17.28%) Ansible
2 65 (17.02%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (16.75%) Puppet
4 22 (5.76%) SCCM
5 16 (4.19%) SCOM
6 14 (3.66%) WSUS
7 8 (2.09%) FortiGate
8 7 (1.83%) vCenter Server
9 6 (1.57%) Terraform
10 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
11 3 (0.79%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.79%) Nagios
11 3 (0.79%) Rundeck
11 3 (0.79%) SQL Sentry
12 2 (0.52%) Graphite
12 2 (0.52%) Graylog
12 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.52%) Nessus
12 2 (0.52%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 382 (100.00%) VMware
2 211 (55.24%) Microsoft
3 108 (28.27%) Cisco
4 76 (19.90%) Citrix
5 46 (12.04%) HP
6 41 (10.73%) Veeam
7 36 (9.42%) IBM
8 30 (7.85%) NetApp
9 23 (6.02%) Dell
10 22 (5.76%) Google
11 21 (5.50%) Red Hat
12 17 (4.45%) EMC
13 11 (2.88%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.88%) Sophos
14 10 (2.62%) Juniper
15 8 (2.09%) Capita
15 8 (2.09%) CommVault
15 8 (2.09%) Intel
15 8 (2.09%) ProCurve
16 7 (1.83%) Veritas