The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 30 50 53
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Permanent jobs citing VMware 490 310 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.70% 4.62% 4.92%
As % of the Vendors category 15.09% 10.17% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 412 271 344
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
VMware
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3247 3049 3653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.41% 45.46% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2764 2553 3215
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +21 294 £34,000 +13.33% 28
Cheshire +51 147 £40,000 - 16
Cumbria +6 19 £32,500 +1.56%
Lancashire -9 18 £27,500 -10.56% 7
Merseyside -18 7 £33,333 -25.92% 4
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 615 (68.95%) Windows
2 579 (64.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 441 (49.44%) Microsoft
4 406 (45.52%) Citrix
5 349 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 277 (31.05%) Cisco
7 259 (29.04%) Hyper-V
8 248 (27.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 218 (24.44%) SAN
10 206 (23.09%) MS Exchange
11 205 (22.98%) NetApp
12 173 (19.39%) HP
13 172 (19.28%) ITIL
14 168 (18.83%) Microsoft Certification
15 164 (18.39%) SQL
16 156 (17.49%) Windows Server 2012
17 155 (17.38%) MS Excel
17 155 (17.38%) Windows Server 2003
18 153 (17.15%) DNS
19 151 (16.93%) XenApp
20 149 (16.70%) Linux
21 146 (16.37%) SQL Server
22 143 (16.03%) Firewall
23 142 (15.92%) LAN
23 142 (15.92%) WAN
24 133 (14.91%) Finance
25 128 (14.35%) DHCP
26 118 (13.23%) EMC
26 118 (13.23%) vSphere
27 113 (12.67%) MCSE

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 206 (23.09%) MS Exchange
2 109 (12.22%) IIS
3 100 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 89 (9.98%) SharePoint
5 43 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 39 (4.37%) Apache
7 35 (3.92%) Lync
8 31 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 28 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
10 25 (2.80%) WebSphere
11 22 (2.47%) Tomcat
12 16 (1.79%) WebLogic
13 14 (1.57%) nginx
14 10 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (1.01%) IBM Notes
15 9 (1.01%) Lotus Domino
16 8 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
17 7 (0.78%) Office Communications Server
18 5 (0.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 155 (17.38%) MS Excel
2 51 (5.72%) MS Office
3 8 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.56%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) MS Project
8 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.22%) Exchequer
2 2 (0.22%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 38 (4.26%) Office 365
2 16 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 16 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (0.78%) IaaS
5 5 (0.56%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.45%) SaaS
6 4 (0.45%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.34%) PaaS
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.11%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 218 (24.44%) SAN
2 153 (17.15%) DNS
3 143 (16.03%) Firewall
4 142 (15.92%) LAN
4 142 (15.92%) WAN
5 128 (14.35%) DHCP
6 90 (10.09%) TCP/IP
7 72 (8.07%) NAS
8 63 (7.06%) VPN
9 41 (4.60%) NetScaler
10 37 (4.15%) iSCSI
10 37 (4.15%) VLAN
11 30 (3.36%) VoIP
11 30 (3.36%) Internet
12 29 (3.25%) Network Security
13 27 (3.03%) Wireless
14 25 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
15 23 (2.58%) MPLS
16 19 (2.13%) HTTP
16 19 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (4.82%) Oracle Database
4 39 (4.37%) MySQL
5 24 (2.69%) Relational Database
6 23 (2.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (1.91%) RDBMS
8 16 (1.79%) DB2
8 16 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
9 13 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
11 8 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.56%) Ingres
14 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
15 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 19 (2.13%) Jenkins
2 16 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (1.79%) Visual Studio
3 12 (1.35%) Selenium
4 11 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 9 (1.01%) LoadRunner
5 9 (1.01%) SilkPerformer
6 8 (0.90%) TestDirector
7 7 (0.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.78%) MSI
7 7 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
7 7 (0.78%) NUnit
7 7 (0.78%) JUnit
7 7 (0.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 6 (0.67%) JIRA
9 5 (0.56%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.56%) JMeter
9 5 (0.56%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.45%) Maven
11 2 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 133 (14.91%) Finance
2 23 (2.58%) Back Office
3 21 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 14 (1.57%) Legal
5 11 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.23%) Retail
6 8 (0.90%) Law
7 7 (0.78%) Banking
7 7 (0.78%) German Language
8 5 (0.56%) Italian Language
8 5 (0.56%) Turkish Language
9 4 (0.45%) Billing
10 3 (0.34%) Games
11 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.22%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) French Language
12 1 (0.11%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.11%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.11%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 154 (17.26%) Support Engineer
2 135 (15.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 89 (9.98%) 3rd Line Support
4 88 (9.87%) Analyst
5 73 (8.18%) Consultant
6 63 (7.06%) Architect
7 57 (6.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 52 (5.83%) Citrix Engineer
9 50 (5.61%) Server Engineer
10 46 (5.16%) Administrator
11 42 (4.71%) Citrix Support
12 41 (4.60%) Server Support
13 38 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
14 37 (4.15%) Systems Administrator
15 35 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
16 32 (3.59%) Infrastructure Manager
17 31 (3.48%) Technical Consultant
18 30 (3.36%) Server Support Engineer
19 27 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
19 27 (3.03%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.80%) Web Services
2 20 (2.24%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (2.02%) .NET
4 16 (1.79%) Middleware
5 15 (1.68%) XML
6 14 (1.57%) J2EE
7 12 (1.35%) Application Packaging
8 11 (1.23%) HTML
9 9 (1.01%) REST
9 9 (1.01%) Servlets
10 8 (0.90%) CSS
10 8 (0.90%) HTML5
10 8 (0.90%) jQuery
11 7 (0.78%) RESTful
11 7 (0.78%) CSS3
11 7 (0.78%) Backbone.js
12 5 (0.56%) JSP
12 5 (0.56%) SOAP
13 4 (0.45%) DOM
13 4 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (3.81%) FlexPod
3 26 (2.91%) Clustering
4 24 (2.69%) Replication
5 22 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 17 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.23%) Fat Client
8 11 (1.23%) Thin Client
9 9 (1.01%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.90%) Blackberry
11 7 (0.78%) CLARiiON
11 7 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.67%) Statistics
13 5 (0.56%) Graphic Design
13 5 (0.56%) e-Health
13 5 (0.56%) User Experience
13 5 (0.56%) iPhone
13 5 (0.56%) EqualLogic
13 5 (0.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 615 (68.95%) Windows
2 248 (27.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 156 (17.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 155 (17.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 149 (16.70%) Linux
6 101 (11.32%) Windows 7
7 76 (8.52%) Windows XP
8 73 (8.18%) UNIX
9 46 (5.16%) Solaris
10 44 (4.93%) Windows 8
11 38 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 29 (3.25%) AIX
13 28 (3.14%) Windows 2000
14 23 (2.58%) HPUX
15 19 (2.13%) SUSE
16 17 (1.91%) VMS
17 16 (1.79%) OS/400
17 16 (1.79%) zOS
18 11 (1.23%) Android
19 9 (1.01%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (19.28%) ITIL
2 79 (8.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 53 (5.94%) Service Delivery
3 53 (5.94%) Change Management
4 49 (5.49%) Migration
5 48 (5.38%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (5.04%) Coaching
7 44 (4.93%) Mentoring
8 36 (4.04%) Business Continuity
9 33 (3.70%) Problem Management
10 31 (3.48%) Incident Management
10 31 (3.48%) Service Management
11 27 (3.03%) Infrastructure Management
12 26 (2.91%) Project Management
13 25 (2.80%) Change Control
14 24 (2.69%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
16 19 (2.13%) Kalman Filter
17 18 (2.02%) Configuration Management
18 17 (1.91%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 164 (18.39%) SQL
2 76 (8.52%) PowerShell
3 22 (2.47%) T-SQL
3 22 (2.47%) Java
4 18 (2.02%) VB
5 17 (1.91%) C
6 15 (1.68%) VBScript
7 14 (1.57%) PHP
8 12 (1.35%) Perl
9 10 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 10 (1.12%) C#
10 9 (1.01%) JavaScript
11 7 (0.78%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.56%) C++
12 5 (0.56%) Python
13 4 (0.45%) XPath
14 3 (0.34%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.34%) Ruby
15 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 168 (18.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 113 (12.67%) MCSE
3 104 (11.66%) Citrix Certification
4 103 (11.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 96 (10.76%) CCA
6 87 (9.75%) MCITP
7 75 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (7.96%) CCNA
9 54 (6.05%) MCSA
9 54 (6.05%) Degree
10 49 (5.49%) MCTS
11 45 (5.04%) MCP
12 30 (3.36%) Security Cleared
13 29 (3.25%) ISEB
13 29 (3.25%) NCDA
14 27 (3.03%) NCIE
15 26 (2.91%) ISTQB
16 24 (2.69%) SC Cleared
17 23 (2.58%) VCAP
18 13 (1.46%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (6.05%) SLA
2 26 (2.91%) QA
3 10 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.67%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.22%) BS7799
System Software
1 579 (64.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 349 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 259 (29.04%) Hyper-V
4 151 (16.93%) XenApp
5 118 (13.23%) vSphere
6 108 (12.11%) XenDesktop
7 85 (9.53%) VMware ESX
8 40 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (3.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 28 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 23 (2.58%) vCloud
12 22 (2.47%) XenServer
13 19 (2.13%) KVM
14 16 (1.79%) Terminal Services
15 11 (1.23%) Xen
16 9 (1.01%) NFS
17 8 (0.90%) MetaFrame
18 7 (0.78%) VMware Server
19 6 (0.67%) Terminal Server
20 5 (0.56%) VMFS
Systems Management
1 59 (6.61%) SCCM
2 31 (3.48%) SCOM
3 24 (2.69%) Backup Exec
4 23 (2.58%) WSUS
5 18 (2.02%) Puppet
6 16 (1.79%) Tivoli
7 14 (1.57%) NetBackup
8 12 (1.35%) WMI
8 12 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
10 9 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
11 8 (0.90%) AppDNA
12 6 (0.67%) OpenNMS
12 6 (0.67%) Nagios
13 5 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.56%) XenMobile
13 5 (0.56%) Ansible
14 4 (0.45%) MIMEsweeper
14 4 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 441 (49.44%) Microsoft
2 406 (45.52%) Citrix
3 277 (31.05%) Cisco
4 205 (22.98%) NetApp
5 173 (19.39%) HP
6 118 (13.23%) EMC
7 92 (10.31%) Oracle
8 63 (7.06%) Dell
8 63 (7.06%) Symantec
9 43 (4.82%) Red Hat
10 40 (4.48%) Juniper
11 38 (4.26%) IBM
12 28 (3.14%) Avaya
13 27 (3.03%) WatchGuard
14 26 (2.91%) Sophos
15 24 (2.69%) CheckPoint
15 24 (2.69%) CA
16 22 (2.47%) McAfee
16 22 (2.47%) Brocade
17 17 (1.91%) BMC
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + car or allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Met University
Salary: From £33,242 to £38,511 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Manchester Met University
Salary: From £28,695 to £32,277 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Roc Search
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £18k - 20k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £33500.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago