The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Infrastructure (VI3)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4  
Permanent jobs citing VMware Infrastructure 23 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.42% 5.47% 3.81%
As % of the System Software category 63.89% 58.33% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 4
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £25,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +45.63%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,500 £21,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £39,500 £38,450
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 36 12 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 13.19% 9.38% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32 6 6
Median salary £23,500 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.78% -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £33,000 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware Infrastructure
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing VMware Infrastructure as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware Infrastructure in Northern Ireland

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for VMware Infrastructure in Northern Ireland

VMware Infrastructure
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware Infrastructure in Northern Ireland

VMware Infrastructure
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Infrastructure within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
County Antrim -5 12 £22,000 -41.33% 1
County Tyrone - 5 £40,000 -
County Armagh - 4 £47,500 -
County Fermanagh - 1 £40,000 -
VMware Infrastructure
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for VMware Infrastructure.

1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (71.05%) MS Excel
3 23 (60.53%) Windows
3 23 (60.53%) Hyper-V
4 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 17 (44.74%) Citrix
7 15 (39.47%) MS Exchange
8 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
9 9 (23.68%) IT Strategy
9 9 (23.68%) ERP
9 9 (23.68%) MCP
10 8 (21.05%) ITIL
10 8 (21.05%) SLA
10 8 (21.05%) NetBackup
10 8 (21.05%) Performance Optimisation
10 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
10 8 (21.05%) Patch Management
10 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Storage
10 8 (21.05%) SCCM
10 8 (21.05%) Clustering
10 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
10 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 7 (18.42%) Business Development
11 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
11 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
12 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (15.79%) Project Management

VMware Infrastructure
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 15 (39.47%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (71.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.16%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS Project
2 5 (13.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) Office 365
2 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) VPN
2 5 (13.16%) DHCP
2 5 (13.16%) DNS
2 5 (13.16%) Firewall
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) NAS
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) VLAN
3 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (13.16%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) IT Manager
3 8 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (18.42%) IT Support
4 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 4 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
6 4 (10.53%) IT Technician
6 4 (10.53%) Support Technician
7 3 (7.89%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Clustering
1 8 (21.05%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (15.79%) Replication
3 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.16%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (23.68%) ERP
2 9 (23.68%) IT Strategy
3 8 (21.05%) Infrastructure Management
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Patch Management
3 8 (21.05%) Performance Optimisation
4 7 (18.42%) Business Development
4 7 (18.42%) Service Delivery
5 6 (15.79%) Project Management
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (13.16%) Data Protection
6 5 (13.16%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (13.16%) Migration
6 5 (13.16%) System Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Presales
8 1 (2.63%) KYC
8 1 (2.63%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.63%) Resource Allocation
8 1 (2.63%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
1 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.68%) MCP
3 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) Security Cleared
4 6 (15.79%) CCNA
4 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (15.79%) Degree
4 6 (15.79%) MCSA
4 6 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (13.16%) CCNP
5 5 (13.16%) MCITP
5 5 (13.16%) MCSE
6 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) SLA
2 5 (13.16%) GCP
System Software
1 23 (60.53%) Hyper-V
2 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.16%) XenApp
3 5 (13.16%) XenDesktop
3 5 (13.16%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Clustering
1 8 (21.05%) NetBackup
1 8 (21.05%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 17 (44.74%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) Veeam
5 5 (13.16%) Cisco
5 5 (13.16%) Forcepoint
5 5 (13.16%) Google
5 5 (13.16%) IBM
5 5 (13.16%) Sophos
6 1 (2.63%) Draytek
6 1 (2.63%) NETGEAR
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle
6 1 (2.63%) Polycom
6 1 (2.63%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.63%) Symantec