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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 37 55 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs citing VMware 457 318 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.36% 4.33% 6.00%
As % of the Vendors category 14.21% 9.12% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 366 253 389
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3216 3486 3272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.77% 47.49% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2552 2847 2869
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +21 288 £34,750 -5.40% 42
Cheshire +32 103 £35,000 -12.50% 16
Lancashire +14 41 £28,500 +18.75% 3
Merseyside -3 32 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Cumbria -3 1 - -
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England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 520 (65.57%) Windows
2 498 (62.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 400 (50.44%) Microsoft
4 336 (42.37%) Citrix
5 303 (38.21%) Active Directory
6 295 (37.20%) Cisco
7 254 (32.03%) MS Exchange
8 246 (31.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 223 (28.12%) SQL
10 219 (27.62%) Hyper-V
11 214 (26.99%) Windows Server 2003
12 195 (24.59%) MS Excel
13 192 (24.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 167 (21.06%) SAN
14 167 (21.06%) Firewall
15 166 (20.93%) WAN
16 161 (20.30%) NetApp
17 148 (18.66%) LAN
17 148 (18.66%) ITIL
18 143 (18.03%) SQL Server
19 137 (17.28%) HP
20 134 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
21 129 (16.27%) vSphere
22 126 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
23 125 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2010
24 124 (15.64%) CCNA
25 123 (15.51%) MCSE
26 121 (15.26%) XenApp
27 114 (14.38%) DNS
28 113 (14.25%) Linux

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (32.03%) MS Exchange
2 125 (15.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 92 (11.60%) IIS
4 69 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 68 (8.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 67 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 65 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 44 (5.55%) Apache
9 29 (3.66%) Lync
10 22 (2.77%) Tomcat
11 15 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (1.77%) WebSphere
12 14 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (1.26%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.88%) TPMS
14 7 (0.88%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.50%) IBM Notes
16 4 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 195 (24.59%) MS Excel
2 41 (5.17%) MS Office
3 8 (1.01%) MS Project
4 2 (0.25%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.38%) PeopleSoft HRMS
5 2 (0.25%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.13%) SyteLine
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 32 (4.04%) Office 365
2 16 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.26%) SaaS
5 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.38%) IaaS
5 3 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.25%) PaaS
6 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 167 (21.06%) SAN
1 167 (21.06%) Firewall
2 166 (20.93%) WAN
3 148 (18.66%) LAN
4 114 (14.38%) DNS
5 77 (9.71%) TCP/IP
6 65 (8.20%) DHCP
7 43 (5.42%) Wi-Fi
8 42 (5.30%) VPN
9 41 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (3.78%) NetScaler
11 25 (3.15%) VoIP
12 22 (2.77%) Internet
13 20 (2.52%) FTP
13 20 (2.52%) SMTP
14 17 (2.14%) NAS
15 16 (2.02%) Unified Communications
16 14 (1.77%) VLAN
16 14 (1.77%) Network Security
17 12 (1.51%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 59 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (5.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 36 (4.54%) MySQL
5 30 (3.78%) Relational Database
6 28 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (2.77%) RDBMS
8 21 (2.65%) Oracle Database
9 11 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (1.01%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (0.76%) DB2
12 4 (0.50%) MS Access
12 4 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.50%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.25%) OLAP
13 2 (0.25%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (1.01%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.63%) Selenium
2 5 (0.63%) TestDirector
3 4 (0.50%) MSI
3 4 (0.50%) NUnit
3 4 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.38%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.25%) JUnit
5 2 (0.25%) JIRA
5 2 (0.25%) Subversion
6 1 (0.13%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.13%) FxCop
6 1 (0.13%) StyleCop
6 1 (0.13%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.13%) Moq
6 1 (0.13%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 70 (8.83%) Finance
2 29 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.15%) Retail
4 14 (1.77%) Back Office
5 13 (1.64%) Law
5 13 (1.64%) Marketing
6 10 (1.26%) Banking
7 9 (1.13%) Legal
8 8 (1.01%) Games
9 4 (0.50%) Automotive
9 4 (0.50%) Advertising
10 3 (0.38%) Military
10 3 (0.38%) Electronics
10 3 (0.38%) Billing
11 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (15.01%) Support Engineer
2 109 (13.75%) Consultant
3 95 (11.98%) Analyst
4 84 (10.59%) Architect
5 78 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support
6 60 (7.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 57 (7.19%) Support Analyst
8 55 (6.94%) Administrator
9 49 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
10 47 (5.93%) IT Support
11 44 (5.55%) Systems Administrator
12 34 (4.29%) Technical Consultant
13 33 (4.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 32 (4.04%) Systems Engineer
15 31 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
16 28 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
17 26 (3.28%) Support Consultant
18 23 (2.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 23 (2.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
19 21 (2.65%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.16%) .NET
2 27 (3.40%) Web Services
3 17 (2.14%) Middleware
4 8 (1.01%) XML
4 8 (1.01%) Application Packaging
5 6 (0.76%) WSH
5 6 (0.76%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.63%) jQuery
6 5 (0.63%) WPF
6 5 (0.63%) LAMP
6 5 (0.63%) HTML
6 5 (0.63%) CSS
7 4 (0.50%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.50%) XML Messaging
8 3 (0.38%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (0.38%) RESTful
8 3 (0.38%) REST
8 3 (0.38%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 3 (0.38%) COM
8 3 (0.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (3.40%) Replication
1 27 (3.40%) FlexPod
2 16 (2.02%) Client/Server
2 16 (2.02%) Enterprise Storage
3 15 (1.89%) CLARiiON
4 12 (1.51%) Clustering
5 10 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.13%) iPhone
6 9 (1.13%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.01%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.01%) GIS
7 8 (1.01%) EqualLogic
8 6 (0.76%) Thin Client
8 6 (0.76%) Human Factors
8 6 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.76%) Fat Client
9 5 (0.63%) HP StorageWorks
9 5 (0.63%) PKI
9 5 (0.63%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 520 (65.57%) Windows
2 246 (31.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 214 (26.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 126 (15.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 113 (14.25%) Linux
6 80 (10.09%) Windows 7
7 73 (9.21%) Windows XP
8 55 (6.94%) UNIX
8 55 (6.94%) Windows 8
9 36 (4.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (3.15%) Solaris
11 18 (2.27%) CentOS
12 16 (2.02%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (0.88%) AIX
13 7 (0.88%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.76%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.76%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.63%) HPUX
16 4 (0.50%) Windows NT
16 4 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (18.66%) ITIL
2 93 (11.73%) Project Management
3 55 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (4.04%) Business Continuity
5 30 (3.78%) Migration
6 26 (3.28%) PRINCE2
7 25 (3.15%) Service Management
7 25 (3.15%) Infrastructure Management
8 24 (3.03%) CRM
8 24 (3.03%) Change Management
9 20 (2.52%) Software Deployment
10 19 (2.40%) Problem Management
11 18 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
11 18 (2.27%) Change Control
12 17 (2.14%) Load Balancing
12 17 (2.14%) Configuration Management
13 15 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (1.89%) Incident Management
14 13 (1.64%) Test Automation
14 13 (1.64%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 223 (28.12%) SQL
2 32 (4.04%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.02%) VB
4 14 (1.77%) VB.NET
4 14 (1.77%) C#
4 14 (1.77%) Bash Shell
5 13 (1.64%) Perl
5 13 (1.64%) C
6 11 (1.39%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.13%) PHP
7 9 (1.13%) Python
8 8 (1.01%) VBScript
9 7 (0.88%) Ruby
9 7 (0.88%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.76%) C++
10 6 (0.76%) Java
10 6 (0.76%) VB6
11 5 (0.63%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.50%) XAML
13 3 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 192 (24.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 134 (16.90%) Cisco Certification
3 124 (15.64%) CCNA
4 123 (15.51%) MCSE
5 111 (14.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 84 (10.59%) MCITP
7 71 (8.95%) Citrix Certification
8 52 (6.56%) CCA
9 49 (6.18%) MCTS
10 45 (5.67%) MCP
11 44 (5.55%) MCSA
12 41 (5.17%) Security Cleared
13 40 (5.04%) Degree
14 38 (4.79%) NCDA
15 32 (4.04%) CCEE
16 31 (3.91%) SC Cleared
17 27 (3.40%) CCNP
18 25 (3.15%) NCIE
19 22 (2.77%) CCIA
20 11 (1.39%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (8.83%) SLA
2 18 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (2.27%) QA
3 5 (0.63%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.63%) BS7799
4 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 498 (62.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 303 (38.21%) Active Directory
3 219 (27.62%) Hyper-V
4 129 (16.27%) vSphere
5 121 (15.26%) XenApp
6 82 (10.34%) XenDesktop
7 50 (6.31%) VMware ESX
7 50 (6.31%) XenServer
8 21 (2.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (2.52%) Terminal Services
10 19 (2.40%) VMware ESXi
10 19 (2.40%) VMware Server
11 17 (2.14%) vCloud
12 13 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 8 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (1.01%) Oracle RMAN
13 8 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
14 7 (0.88%) Squid
14 7 (0.88%) Xen
15 6 (0.76%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 81 (10.21%) SCCM
2 57 (7.19%) SCOM
3 46 (5.80%) Backup Exec
4 20 (2.52%) McAfee ePO
5 16 (2.02%) NetBackup
6 14 (1.77%) Tivoli
7 11 (1.39%) Puppet
7 11 (1.39%) WSUS
7 11 (1.39%) Nagios
8 10 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (1.26%) HP SIM
9 9 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (1.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (1.01%) Data Guard
11 6 (0.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.50%) Cacti
13 3 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 400 (50.44%) Microsoft
2 336 (42.37%) Citrix
3 295 (37.20%) Cisco
4 161 (20.30%) NetApp
5 137 (17.28%) HP
6 81 (10.21%) EMC
7 62 (7.82%) Oracle
8 61 (7.69%) IBM
9 60 (7.57%) Symantec
10 42 (5.30%) Red Hat
11 39 (4.92%) Dell
11 39 (4.92%) McAfee
12 36 (4.54%) Veeam
13 35 (4.41%) Juniper
14 19 (2.40%) Avaya
15 18 (2.27%) CheckPoint
15 18 (2.27%) Brocade
16 15 (1.89%) ProCurve
16 15 (1.89%) AppSense
17 14 (1.77%) Apple
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On-Call, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £28500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits+ £20k Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Montash
Salary: £55 - £75 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Up to £15,189 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + great benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago