Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 111 92
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19 -16
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 461 364 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.92% 2.85% 3.23%
As % of the System Software category 24.84% 23.95% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 378 314 335
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% -2.63%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £56,625 £60,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 1,856 1,520 1,308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.78% 11.89% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,508 1,265 1,096
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,000 £20,925 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +59 357 £40,000 +6.67% 47
Cheshire -12 54 £39,000 +2.63% 14
Merseyside +3 27 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Lancashire -17 17 £36,250 +11.54% 6
Cumbria - 5 £46,250 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 461 (100.00%) VMware
2 313 (67.90%) Windows
3 222 (48.16%) Active Directory
4 183 (39.70%) Linux
5 174 (37.74%) Microsoft
6 168 (36.44%) Windows Server
7 153 (33.19%) Cisco
8 151 (32.75%) Hyper-V
9 130 (28.20%) SQL
10 122 (26.46%) Firewall
11 118 (25.60%) SAN
12 107 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 105 (22.78%) ITIL
14 103 (22.34%) Disaster Recovery
15 98 (21.26%) DNS
16 97 (21.04%) Mentoring
17 95 (20.61%) Finance
18 93 (20.17%) Windows Server 2008
19 87 (18.87%) Office 365
20 86 (18.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 82 (17.79%) Citrix
22 79 (17.14%) Network Security
22 79 (17.14%) DevOps
23 78 (16.92%) PCI DSS
24 77 (16.70%) Information Security
25 75 (16.27%) WAN
25 75 (16.27%) LAN
26 74 (16.05%) DHCP
27 73 (15.84%) Business Continuity
28 72 (15.62%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 71 (15.40%) MS Exchange
2 44 (9.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 39 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 39 (8.46%) IIS
4 32 (6.94%) SharePoint
5 17 (3.69%) Apache
6 16 (3.47%) JBoss
7 13 (2.82%) nginx
8 12 (2.60%) Skype for Business
9 9 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.95%) WebLogic
9 9 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.74%) Tomcat
11 7 (1.52%) OpenStack
12 6 (1.30%) Confluence
13 5 (1.08%) CloudStack
14 4 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.65%) CMS
16 2 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 61 (13.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 19 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) SAP ERP
1 3 (0.65%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.22%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 87 (18.87%) Office 365
2 70 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (13.88%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (5.86%) IaaS
5 12 (2.60%) SaaS
6 10 (2.17%) GitHub
7 7 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.30%) IBM Cloud
9 5 (1.08%) PaaS
10 3 (0.65%) G Suite
10 3 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.65%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.22%) NuGet
11 1 (0.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 122 (26.46%) Firewall
2 118 (25.60%) SAN
3 98 (21.26%) DNS
4 79 (17.14%) Network Security
5 75 (16.27%) LAN
5 75 (16.27%) WAN
6 74 (16.05%) DHCP
7 65 (14.10%) TCP/IP
8 61 (13.23%) Wi-Fi
9 24 (5.21%) VLAN
10 20 (4.34%) VoIP
11 19 (4.12%) Wireless
12 17 (3.69%) Unified Communications
13 15 (3.25%) VPN
14 14 (3.04%) SSL
15 12 (2.60%) IP Telephony
16 10 (2.17%) HTTP
16 10 (2.17%) Internet
16 10 (2.17%) Skype
17 9 (1.95%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.42%) MySQL
3 14 (3.04%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.87%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 39 (8.46%) Jenkins
2 17 (3.69%) Cucumber
2 17 (3.69%) Selenium
3 13 (2.82%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (1.95%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (1.30%) JIRA
7 2 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.22%) Chocolatey
8 1 (0.22%) WiX
General
1 95 (20.61%) Finance
2 67 (14.53%) Legal
3 44 (9.54%) Telecoms
4 16 (3.47%) Electronics
5 12 (2.60%) Marketing
6 10 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.30%) Military
7 6 (1.30%) Retail
8 5 (1.08%) Law
9 3 (0.65%) Games
10 2 (0.43%) Back Office
10 2 (0.43%) Billing
10 2 (0.43%) Publishing
11 1 (0.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (24.73%) Analyst
2 73 (15.84%) IT Analyst
3 62 (13.45%) Senior Analyst
4 61 (13.23%) IT Security Analyst
4 61 (13.23%) Security Analyst
4 61 (13.23%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 61 (13.23%) Senior Security Analyst
5 60 (13.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 56 (12.15%) Support Engineer
7 49 (10.63%) IT Support
8 45 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 42 (9.11%) DevOps Engineer
10 35 (7.59%) Service Analyst
11 33 (7.16%) Service Desk Analyst
12 32 (6.94%) IT Engineer
13 30 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support
13 30 (6.51%) Systems Engineer
14 28 (6.07%) Support Technician
15 26 (5.64%) IT Technician
16 25 (5.42%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.69%) Web Services
2 10 (2.17%) LAMP
3 8 (1.74%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (1.30%) OpenVZ
5 5 (1.08%) LAPP Stack
6 4 (0.87%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.65%) .NET
7 3 (0.65%) HTML
7 3 (0.65%) XML
8 1 (0.22%) Middleware
8 1 (0.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (15.18%) Management Information System
2 61 (13.23%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 27 (5.86%) Data Centre
4 24 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.21%) Clustering
4 24 (5.21%) Driving Licence
5 16 (3.47%) Replication
5 16 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 6 (1.30%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.08%) Public Cloud
9 4 (0.87%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.65%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.65%) SCADA
11 2 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.43%) iPhone
11 2 (0.43%) Life Science
11 2 (0.43%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.22%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 313 (67.90%) Windows
2 183 (39.70%) Linux
3 168 (36.44%) Windows Server
4 107 (23.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 93 (20.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (6.94%) Windows 10
7 26 (5.64%) Windows 7
8 20 (4.34%) CentOS
9 17 (3.69%) Unix
10 15 (3.25%) Mac OS
11 10 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.30%) Android
12 6 (1.30%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.30%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.08%) Apple iOS
13 5 (1.08%) FreeBSD
13 5 (1.08%) OpenBSD
13 5 (1.08%) Solaris
14 4 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.65%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (22.78%) ITIL
2 103 (22.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 97 (21.04%) Mentoring
4 79 (17.14%) DevOps
5 77 (16.70%) Information Security
6 73 (15.84%) Business Continuity
7 72 (15.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 66 (14.32%) Penetration Testing
9 64 (13.88%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (13.67%) SIEM
11 61 (13.23%) Data Protection
11 61 (13.23%) Due Diligence
11 61 (13.23%) Risk Analysis
11 61 (13.23%) Scenario Testing
11 61 (13.23%) Threat Analysis
11 61 (13.23%) Vulnerability Management
11 61 (13.23%) Web Development
12 47 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (9.98%) Problem Management
14 42 (9.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (28.20%) SQL
2 46 (9.98%) Python
3 44 (9.54%) PowerShell
4 33 (7.16%) Perl
5 29 (6.29%) Java
6 25 (5.42%) Bash Shell
7 17 (3.69%) C++
8 12 (2.60%) C
8 12 (2.60%) Ruby
9 5 (1.08%) PHP
9 5 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.87%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.43%) C#
11 2 (0.43%) Go
12 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 62 (13.45%) CISSP
2 61 (13.23%) CREST Certified
2 61 (13.23%) SANS
3 49 (10.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 34 (7.38%) MCSE
5 29 (6.29%) Degree
6 24 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (4.56%) Network+ Certification
8 17 (3.69%) CCNA
9 16 (3.47%) CCNP
9 16 (3.47%) MCSA
9 16 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (3.25%) Security Cleared
11 12 (2.60%) DBS Check
11 12 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.17%) DV Cleared
12 10 (2.17%) MCTS
13 9 (1.95%) MCP
13 9 (1.95%) Numerate Degree
14 8 (1.74%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (18.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 78 (16.92%) PCI DSS
3 67 (14.53%) GDPR
4 24 (5.21%) QA
5 23 (4.99%) SLA
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.43%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.22%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.22%) PMO
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 222 (48.16%) Active Directory
2 151 (32.75%) Hyper-V
3 62 (13.45%) VMware ESXi
4 54 (11.71%) Virtual Servers
5 45 (9.76%) vSphere
6 35 (7.59%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (4.77%) Terminal Services
7 22 (4.77%) XenApp
8 21 (4.56%) Docker
8 21 (4.56%) KVM
9 20 (4.34%) VirtualBox
10 16 (3.47%) Xen
10 16 (3.47%) XenDesktop
11 12 (2.60%) VMware NSX
12 11 (2.39%) VMware Server
13 5 (1.08%) vCloud
14 4 (0.87%) Ceph
14 4 (0.87%) Corosync
14 4 (0.87%) DRBD
14 4 (0.87%) iptables
Systems Management
1 47 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (9.11%) Puppet
3 22 (4.77%) Ansible
4 19 (4.12%) Nagios
5 15 (3.25%) SCCM
6 14 (3.04%) WSUS
7 10 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
8 9 (1.95%) Kubernetes
8 9 (1.95%) Packer
9 6 (1.30%) AirWatch
9 6 (1.30%) Cacti
9 6 (1.30%) Munin
9 6 (1.30%) vCenter Server
10 5 (1.08%) Foglight
10 5 (1.08%) Rancher
10 5 (1.08%) SmoothWall
11 4 (0.87%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.87%) CFEngine
11 4 (0.87%) Pacemaker
11 4 (0.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 461 (100.00%) VMware
2 174 (37.74%) Microsoft
3 153 (33.19%) Cisco
4 82 (17.79%) Citrix
5 29 (6.29%) SolarWinds
5 29 (6.29%) Veeam
6 28 (6.07%) Fortinet
7 26 (5.64%) HP
7 26 (5.64%) IBM
8 25 (5.42%) Red Hat
9 21 (4.56%) Huawei
10 17 (3.69%) Oracle
11 16 (3.47%) Atlassian
11 16 (3.47%) NetApp
12 11 (2.39%) Apple
12 11 (2.39%) Google
13 10 (2.17%) Dell
13 10 (2.17%) Nimble Storage
14 9 (1.95%) Aquila
15 8 (1.74%) Meraki