Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
England > North West
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 86 82 108
Rank change year-on-year -4 +26 -22
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 261 373 394
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 3.24% 3.69% 3.03%
As % of the System Software category 18.56% 21.67% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 216 336 338
Median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £28,848 £24,750 £23,850
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,406 1,721 1,571
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.45% 17.01% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,124 1,402 1,272
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in the North West over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 -22 156 £37,500 -12.28% 37
Cheshire +20 50 £47,500 +33.80% 13
Merseyside +7 30 £52,500 +40.00% 8
Lancashire +8 14 £55,000 +61.76% 7
Cumbria - 11 £30,000 - 1
VMware Infrastructure
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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.

1 261 (100.00%) VMware
2 172 (65.90%) Windows
3 130 (49.81%) Microsoft
4 125 (47.89%) Azure
5 112 (42.91%) Active Directory
6 110 (42.15%) Windows Server
7 100 (38.31%) Office 365
8 98 (37.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 95 (36.40%) Cisco
10 69 (26.44%) Linux
11 68 (26.05%) Firewall
12 67 (25.67%) AWS
13 61 (23.37%) Citrix
14 55 (21.07%) Hyper-V
15 52 (19.92%) Data Centre
15 52 (19.92%) SQL Server
15 52 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
16 47 (18.01%) Microsoft Certification
17 46 (17.62%) Python
18 44 (16.86%) ITIL
18 44 (16.86%) DNS
19 41 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
20 39 (14.94%) Puppet
20 39 (14.94%) SCCM
20 39 (14.94%) PowerShell
21 38 (14.56%) SAN
22 37 (14.18%) MCSE
23 36 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
24 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
24 35 (13.41%) LAN

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 28 (10.73%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (7.28%) SharePoint
4 16 (6.13%) IIS
5 10 (3.83%) Apache
5 10 (3.83%) OpenStack
6 9 (3.45%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
7 6 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.30%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.53%) nginx
9 2 (0.77%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.38%) Site Server
Applications
1 18 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.38%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 125 (47.89%) Azure
2 100 (38.31%) Office 365
3 67 (25.67%) AWS
4 21 (8.05%) IaaS
5 20 (7.66%) SaaS
6 17 (6.51%) PaaS
7 12 (4.60%) Amazon S3
8 10 (3.83%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (3.07%) GCP
11 7 (2.68%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (2.30%) GitHub
12 6 (2.30%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (2.30%) Power Platform
12 6 (2.30%) Slack
13 4 (1.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.53%) Route 53
14 3 (1.15%) Amazon Cognito
14 3 (1.15%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 68 (26.05%) Firewall
2 44 (16.86%) DNS
3 38 (14.56%) SAN
4 35 (13.41%) LAN
5 33 (12.64%) WAN
6 27 (10.34%) VoIP
7 26 (9.96%) DHCP
7 26 (9.96%) VLAN
8 21 (8.05%) VPN
9 18 (6.90%) TCP/IP
10 16 (6.13%) Unified Communications
11 15 (5.75%) NAS
12 11 (4.21%) NetScaler
12 11 (4.21%) Network Security
13 10 (3.83%) SMTP
14 8 (3.07%) Skype
15 5 (1.92%) DMZ
15 5 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
15 5 (1.92%) VSAN
16 4 (1.53%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (19.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.66%) MySQL
3 12 (4.60%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (4.21%) Oracle Database
4 11 (4.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.83%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.45%) MariaDB
6 9 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
6 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
6 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2017
7 8 (3.07%) GIS
8 6 (2.30%) Big Data
8 6 (2.30%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.30%) Power BI
9 4 (1.53%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (10.34%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.81%) Jenkins
3 10 (3.83%) Bitbucket
3 10 (3.83%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (3.83%) TeamCity
4 7 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.30%) JIRA
5 6 (2.30%) Selenium
5 6 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (1.53%) Subversion
7 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket Server
7 1 (0.38%) GitLab
7 1 (0.38%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (7.28%) Finance
2 18 (6.90%) Public Sector
3 16 (6.13%) Retail
4 14 (5.36%) Manufacturing
5 10 (3.83%) Legal
6 5 (1.92%) Fire and Rescue
6 5 (1.92%) Police
7 4 (1.53%) Law
8 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.77%) Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.77%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) Billing
10 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (14.56%) IT Engineer
3 29 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 23 (8.81%) Support Engineer
5 17 (6.51%) Network Engineer
5 17 (6.51%) VMware Engineer
6 16 (6.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 16 (6.13%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 15 (5.75%) Analyst
7 15 (5.75%) IT Support
7 15 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
8 14 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (4.60%) Security Engineer
10 11 (4.21%) Administrator
11 10 (3.83%) Citrix Engineer
11 10 (3.83%) IT Support Engineer
12 9 (3.45%) DBA
12 9 (3.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.75%) LDAP
2 13 (4.98%) Web Services
3 9 (3.45%) LAMP
4 4 (1.53%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.15%) .NET
5 3 (1.15%) SAML
6 2 (0.77%) POSIX
7 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.38%) COM
7 1 (0.38%) HTML
7 1 (0.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (19.92%) Data Centre
2 36 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 12 (4.60%) User Experience
4 10 (3.83%) Life Science
4 10 (3.83%) Replication
4 10 (3.83%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (3.07%) Clustering
6 6 (2.30%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.30%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.30%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.30%) Wiki
7 4 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.15%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.77%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.77%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.77%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.77%) iPhone
9 2 (0.77%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 172 (65.90%) Windows
2 110 (42.15%) Windows Server
3 69 (26.44%) Linux
4 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (9.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 24 (9.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (7.66%) Windows 10
8 16 (6.13%) Windows 7
9 12 (4.60%) Unix
10 11 (4.21%) CentOS
11 10 (3.83%) Windows 8
12 9 (3.45%) HPUX
13 7 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
15 2 (0.77%) AIX
15 2 (0.77%) SUSE
15 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.77%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (37.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 52 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (16.86%) ITIL
4 41 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
5 34 (13.03%) DevOps
5 34 (13.03%) High Availability
6 31 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 30 (11.49%) Mentoring
8 25 (9.58%) Service Management
9 23 (8.81%) Configuration Management
10 21 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
11 20 (7.66%) Service Delivery
12 19 (7.28%) Migration
13 18 (6.90%) Release Management
14 15 (5.75%) Change Control
14 15 (5.75%) Coaching
14 15 (5.75%) Data Science
14 15 (5.75%) Server Virtualisation
15 14 (5.36%) Change Management
15 14 (5.36%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 46 (17.62%) Python
2 39 (14.94%) PowerShell
3 31 (11.88%) SQL
4 22 (8.43%) Bash Shell
5 8 (3.07%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.68%) C#
7 6 (2.30%) Java
8 4 (1.53%) Go
9 3 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.15%) VBScript
10 2 (0.77%) AWK
10 2 (0.77%) Korn
10 2 (0.77%) Perl
10 2 (0.77%) sed
10 2 (0.77%) VB
11 1 (0.38%) PHP
11 1 (0.38%) Ruby
11 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (18.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (14.18%) MCSE
3 32 (12.26%) Degree
4 26 (9.96%) MCSA
4 26 (9.96%) Security Cleared
5 21 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (7.28%) MCITP
7 17 (6.51%) CCNA
8 16 (6.13%) MCTS
9 14 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
10 13 (4.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (3.83%) SC Cleared
12 9 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
13 8 (3.07%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (2.30%) CCNP
15 4 (1.53%) CCIE
15 4 (1.53%) Master's Degree
15 4 (1.53%) MCP
16 3 (1.15%) CISSP
17 2 (0.77%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.81%) GDPR
2 19 (7.28%) SLA
3 7 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.68%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.53%) NIST
4 4 (1.53%) PMO
5 2 (0.77%) QA
6 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.38%) GxP
System Software
1 112 (42.91%) Active Directory
2 55 (21.07%) Hyper-V
3 32 (12.26%) VMware ESXi
4 30 (11.49%) vSphere
5 28 (10.73%) Docker
6 17 (6.51%) XenApp
7 14 (5.36%) XenDesktop
8 11 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (3.45%) NFS
9 9 (3.45%) Samba
10 8 (3.07%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 8 (3.07%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.53%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (1.53%) VMware NSX
12 4 (1.53%) Xen
13 3 (1.15%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.77%) GPFS
14 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 39 (14.94%) Puppet
1 39 (14.94%) SCCM
2 29 (11.11%) Ansible
3 24 (9.20%) Terraform
4 16 (6.13%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (5.75%) WSUS
6 13 (4.98%) Cisco CUCM
7 12 (4.60%) Kubernetes
8 10 (3.83%) XenMobile
9 9 (3.45%) Cacti
9 9 (3.45%) Galera Cluster
9 9 (3.45%) HAProxy
9 9 (3.45%) Nagios
9 9 (3.45%) vRealize
10 8 (3.07%) Cisco UCCX
11 7 (2.68%) FortiGate
12 6 (2.30%) Grafana
12 6 (2.30%) Kibana
12 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 6 (2.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 261 (100.00%) VMware
2 130 (49.81%) Microsoft
3 95 (36.40%) Cisco
4 61 (23.37%) Citrix
5 34 (13.03%) HP
6 32 (12.26%) NetApp
7 24 (9.20%) Oracle
8 18 (6.90%) Veeam
9 17 (6.51%) EMC
10 15 (5.75%) Fortinet
11 10 (3.83%) IBM
11 10 (3.83%) Polycom
12 9 (3.45%) CheckPoint
12 9 (3.45%) Palo Alto
12 9 (3.45%) Red Hat
13 8 (3.07%) Actuate
13 8 (3.07%) Dell
13 8 (3.07%) McAfee
13 8 (3.07%) Mitel
13 8 (3.07%) Red Box