The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 23 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 North West region.

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

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 42 41 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Permanent jobs citing VMware 379 383 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.38% 5.24% 7.65%
As % of the Vendors category 12.17% 11.68% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 327 319 520
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3114 3279 3776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.21% 44.82% 50.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2481 2785 3274
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VMware
England

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VMware
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VMware Salary Trend in the North West

VMware
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

VMware Salary Histogram in the North West

VMware
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +10 208 £32,500 -13.33% 43
Cheshire 0 97 £32,500 +20.37% 13
Merseyside +8 48 £42,500 -26.08%
Lancashire -19 22 £30,000 +3.44% 5
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 551 (66.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 537 (64.39%) Windows
3 423 (50.72%) Microsoft
4 368 (44.12%) Citrix
5 307 (36.81%) Active Directory
6 257 (30.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 254 (30.46%) MS Exchange
8 235 (28.18%) Cisco
9 224 (26.86%) Hyper-V
10 202 (24.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 200 (23.98%) SQL
12 195 (23.38%) SAN
13 188 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 182 (21.82%) MS Excel
15 172 (20.62%) NetApp
16 165 (19.78%) ITIL
17 158 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
18 155 (18.59%) Firewall
19 148 (17.75%) HP
20 146 (17.51%) WAN
21 136 (16.31%) LAN
21 136 (16.31%) XenApp
22 135 (16.19%) vSphere
23 128 (15.35%) MCSE
24 125 (14.99%) SQL Server
25 122 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
26 120 (14.39%) Linux
27 115 (13.79%) Windows 7
28 101 (12.11%) DNS
29 100 (11.99%) XenDesktop

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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
1 254 (30.46%) MS Exchange
2 122 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 79 (9.47%) IIS
4 72 (8.63%) SharePoint
5 70 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 62 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 58 (6.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 38 (4.56%) Lync
9 25 (3.00%) Apache
10 23 (2.76%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.20%) WebLogic
13 9 (1.08%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.72%) IBM Notes
15 5 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.60%) TPMS
15 5 (0.60%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (0.60%) OpenStack
16 4 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
17 3 (0.36%) Site Server
Applications
1 182 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 57 (6.83%) MS Office
3 3 (0.36%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.36%) MS Project
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.36%) Bond Adapt
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.12%) Exchequer
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.56%) Office 365
2 26 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
3 19 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.68%) SaaS
5 8 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.24%) IaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (0.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 195 (23.38%) SAN
2 155 (18.59%) Firewall
3 146 (17.51%) WAN
4 136 (16.31%) LAN
5 101 (12.11%) DNS
6 83 (9.95%) TCP/IP
7 68 (8.15%) DHCP
8 47 (5.64%) VPN
9 40 (4.80%) Wi-Fi
9 40 (4.80%) NAS
10 35 (4.20%) Internet
11 30 (3.60%) NetScaler
12 21 (2.52%) iSCSI
12 21 (2.52%) VoIP
13 19 (2.28%) Network Security
14 18 (2.16%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (2.04%) VLAN
16 13 (1.56%) IPsec
17 11 (1.32%) WLAN
18 10 (1.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (14.99%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.28%) MySQL
2 44 (5.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (3.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (3.48%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.52%) Oracle Database
5 21 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (2.28%) RDBMS
7 8 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.96%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (0.72%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.36%) DB2
10 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.24%) OLAP
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (1.56%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 9 (1.08%) NUnit
4 7 (0.84%) Selenium
4 7 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.60%) JUnit
5 5 (0.60%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.48%) MSI
7 3 (0.36%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.36%) TestDirector
7 3 (0.36%) FxCop
7 3 (0.36%) StyleCop
7 3 (0.36%) Moq
7 3 (0.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (0.36%) Gerrit
8 2 (0.24%) Subversion
8 2 (0.24%) JIRA
9 1 (0.12%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.12%) Hudson
General
1 96 (11.51%) Finance
2 20 (2.40%) Telecoms
3 19 (2.28%) Back Office
4 17 (2.04%) Retail
5 12 (1.44%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.44%) Marketing
6 9 (1.08%) Banking
7 8 (0.96%) Law
8 7 (0.84%) Legal
8 7 (0.84%) Games
9 5 (0.60%) Military
9 5 (0.60%) Advertising
9 5 (0.60%) Electronics
10 3 (0.36%) Automotive
11 2 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 124 (14.87%) Analyst
2 116 (13.91%) Support Engineer
3 89 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 84 (10.07%) Consultant
5 66 (7.91%) Support Analyst
6 65 (7.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 56 (6.71%) Administrator
8 50 (6.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 50 (6.00%) IT Support
9 47 (5.64%) Architect
10 40 (4.80%) Systems Administrator
11 34 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
12 30 (3.60%) Server Support
13 28 (3.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 25 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 24 (2.88%) Technical Consultant
15 24 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
16 22 (2.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
17 21 (2.52%) Service Analyst
17 21 (2.52%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.44%) Web Services
2 29 (3.48%) .NET
3 13 (1.56%) HTML
4 11 (1.32%) CSS
5 10 (1.20%) Middleware
6 9 (1.08%) Application Packaging
7 8 (0.96%) jQuery
7 8 (0.96%) HTML5
8 5 (0.60%) CSS3
8 5 (0.60%) RESTful
8 5 (0.60%) WCF
8 5 (0.60%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.60%) XML
9 4 (0.48%) WSH
9 4 (0.48%) COM
9 4 (0.48%) WPF
9 4 (0.48%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.48%) LINQ
10 3 (0.36%) Backbone.js
10 3 (0.36%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.08%) Client/Server
2 28 (3.36%) FlexPod
3 24 (2.88%) Replication
4 21 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.40%) Thin Client
5 20 (2.40%) Fat Client
6 17 (2.04%) Clustering
6 17 (2.04%) e-Health
7 14 (1.68%) CLARiiON
7 14 (1.68%) EqualLogic
8 13 (1.56%) iPhone
9 12 (1.44%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
11 9 (1.08%) Computer Science
12 8 (0.96%) PKI
13 7 (0.84%) GIS
14 5 (0.60%) Statistics
14 5 (0.60%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.48%) Firmware
15 4 (0.48%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 537 (64.39%) Windows
2 257 (30.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 188 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 158 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 120 (14.39%) Linux
6 115 (13.79%) Windows 7
7 72 (8.63%) Windows XP
8 52 (6.24%) UNIX
9 50 (6.00%) Windows 8
10 26 (3.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 19 (2.28%) Windows 2000
12 18 (2.16%) CentOS
13 16 (1.92%) Solaris
14 12 (1.44%) AIX
15 11 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (1.08%) Mac OS
16 9 (1.08%) VMS
17 5 (0.60%) Debian
17 5 (0.60%) Android
18 4 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (19.78%) ITIL
2 64 (7.67%) Change Management
3 56 (6.71%) Project Management
4 53 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (5.16%) Migration
6 34 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 33 (3.96%) Capacity Planning
7 33 (3.96%) Change Control
7 33 (3.96%) Performance Tuning
8 27 (3.24%) Business Continuity
9 23 (2.76%) Configuration Management
10 22 (2.64%) CRM
10 22 (2.64%) Capacity Management
11 21 (2.52%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (2.40%) Incident Management
12 20 (2.40%) Service Delivery
12 20 (2.40%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (2.04%) Test Scripting
13 17 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (2.04%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 200 (23.98%) SQL
2 68 (8.15%) PowerShell
3 26 (3.12%) C#
4 24 (2.88%) C
5 20 (2.40%) Perl
6 19 (2.28%) Bash Shell
7 15 (1.80%) C++
8 14 (1.68%) VB
9 12 (1.44%) VB.NET
9 12 (1.44%) JavaScript
9 12 (1.44%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.44%) VBScript
10 11 (1.32%) Python
10 11 (1.32%) Ruby
11 10 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.20%) PHP
12 6 (0.72%) VB6
13 3 (0.36%) XAML
14 2 (0.24%) PowerHouse
14 2 (0.24%) Java
Qualifications
1 202 (24.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 128 (15.35%) MCSE
3 92 (11.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 91 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
5 90 (10.79%) MCITP
6 82 (9.83%) Citrix Certification
7 81 (9.71%) CCNA
8 66 (7.91%) Degree
9 63 (7.55%) CCA
10 51 (6.12%) MCSA
11 46 (5.52%) MCP
12 45 (5.40%) MCTS
13 24 (2.88%) CCNP
14 22 (2.64%) NCDA
15 18 (2.16%) Security Cleared
16 16 (1.92%) NCIE
16 16 (1.92%) CCIA
17 15 (1.80%) CCEE
18 13 (1.56%) SC Cleared
19 10 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (10.79%) SLA
2 25 (3.00%) QA
3 20 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.96%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.72%) BS7799
6 3 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 551 (66.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 307 (36.81%) Active Directory
3 224 (26.86%) Hyper-V
4 136 (16.31%) XenApp
5 135 (16.19%) vSphere
6 100 (11.99%) XenDesktop
7 67 (8.03%) VMware ESX
8 49 (5.88%) XenServer
9 43 (5.16%) vCloud
10 35 (4.20%) VMware Server
11 34 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
12 26 (3.12%) Terminal Services
13 22 (2.64%) Microsoft App-V
14 19 (2.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 18 (2.16%) VMFS
16 9 (1.08%) Xen
17 8 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
17 8 (0.96%) NFS
17 8 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
18 7 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 67 (8.03%) SCCM
2 38 (4.56%) SCOM
3 30 (3.60%) Backup Exec
4 14 (1.68%) Puppet
5 12 (1.44%) Nagios
6 11 (1.32%) WSUS
6 11 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (1.20%) Tivoli
8 9 (1.08%) HP SIM
9 8 (0.96%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 8 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 8 (0.96%) Data Guard
10 7 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.72%) logstash
11 6 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.72%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.60%) EMC NetWorker
12 5 (0.60%) Kibana
13 4 (0.48%) Cacti
13 4 (0.48%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 423 (50.72%) Microsoft
2 368 (44.12%) Citrix
3 235 (28.18%) Cisco
4 172 (20.62%) NetApp
5 148 (17.75%) HP
6 82 (9.83%) EMC
7 56 (6.71%) Oracle
8 50 (6.00%) Dell
9 48 (5.76%) Symantec
10 44 (5.28%) IBM
11 35 (4.20%) Red Hat
12 30 (3.60%) Veeam
13 25 (3.00%) McAfee
14 24 (2.88%) Juniper
14 24 (2.88%) CA
15 19 (2.28%) AppSense
16 16 (1.92%) Avaya
17 15 (1.80%) ProCurve
17 15 (1.80%) 3PAR
18 12 (1.44%) Fortinet
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + £2.1K On Call
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + car or allowance + pension + healt
Posted: 16 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + bens + OT
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £30000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Widnes, Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Montash
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £16000 - £17000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago