The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 9 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing VMware 1 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 3.45% 18.87% 10.42%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 71.43% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 4
Average salary £22,500 £24,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.04%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
VMware
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Blackburn region.

Vendors Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 37.93% 26.42% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 17
Average salary £38,230 £27,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.59% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware across the Blackburn region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

VMware
Salary Trend in Blackburn

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware across the Blackburn region.

VMware Salary Trend in Blackburn

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) XenApp
6 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (40.00%) SCCM
6 4 (40.00%) Lync
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (30.00%) MS Office
7 3 (30.00%) Legal
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) MCTS
8 2 (20.00%) MCITP
8 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (20.00%) Degree
8 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Blackburn region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (40.00%) Lync
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) OLAP
2 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (20.00%) Analytics
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCTS
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam