The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bolton region.

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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 35 34 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing VMware 2 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.31% 2.99% 13.84%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 6.76% 30.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 22
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,600 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £45,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
Vendors Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 74 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 33.99% 44.31% 45.91%
Number of salaries quoted 41 66 68
Average salary £23,000 £32,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.68% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VMware
Manchester

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

VMware
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

VMware Salary Trend in Bolton

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 11 (78.57%) UNIX
2 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 6 (42.86%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) Oracle
7 5 (35.71%) Citrix
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Software Deployment
7 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
8 4 (28.57%) MS Office
8 4 (28.57%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 2 (14.29%) iSeries
10 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 2 (14.29%) ISEB
10 2 (14.29%) Linux
10 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
10 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 2 (14.29%) TestDirector
10 2 (14.29%) NetApp
10 2 (14.29%) Novell
10 2 (14.29%) Pegasus
10 2 (14.29%) Lotus

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (14.29%) IBM Notes
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Database Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Account Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Account Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (7.14%) FMCG
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Software Deployment
3 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
4 1 (7.14%) MOF
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) MCTS
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) CCSP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.14%) NCIE
2 1 (7.14%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.14%) XenApp
5 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Novell
3 2 (14.29%) Pegasus
3 2 (14.29%) Lotus
3 2 (14.29%) Sage
3 2 (14.29%) EMC
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) CommVault
4 1 (7.14%) Intel
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR