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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 30 43 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMware 465 345 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 6.74% 5.22% 4.44%
As % of the Vendors category 15.36% 11.30% 9.60%
Number of salaries quoted 387 309 292
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 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.26% -1.25%
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
3027 3052 3604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.90% 46.21% 46.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2607 2543 3082
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 +12 268 £35,000 +16.66% 45
Cheshire +32 144 £40,000 -1.84% 19
Lancashire -8 24 £28,250 -13.07% 5
Cumbria +3 21 £34,500 +15.00%
Merseyside -9 6 £39,000 -17.89% 5
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 614 (69.69%) Windows
2 555 (63.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 445 (50.51%) Microsoft
4 385 (43.70%) Citrix
5 354 (40.18%) Active Directory
6 287 (32.58%) Cisco
7 242 (27.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 239 (27.13%) Hyper-V
9 231 (26.22%) NetApp
10 225 (25.54%) MS Exchange
11 214 (24.29%) SAN
12 183 (20.77%) HP
13 167 (18.96%) DNS
14 164 (18.62%) MS Excel
15 163 (18.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 161 (18.27%) ITIL
17 158 (17.93%) SQL Server
18 157 (17.82%) SQL
19 153 (17.37%) Firewall
20 151 (17.14%) Linux
21 148 (16.80%) Microsoft Certification
22 141 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
23 137 (15.55%) DHCP
24 134 (15.21%) LAN
25 131 (14.87%) WAN
25 131 (14.87%) XenApp
26 126 (14.30%) Finance
27 122 (13.85%) EMC
28 115 (13.05%) Exchange Server 2010
29 112 (12.71%) IIS

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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
1 225 (25.54%) MS Exchange
2 115 (13.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 112 (12.71%) IIS
4 89 (10.10%) SharePoint
5 46 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 42 (4.77%) Apache
6 42 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (3.63%) Lync
8 30 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
8 30 (3.41%) WebSphere
9 26 (2.95%) Tomcat
10 19 (2.16%) WebLogic
11 15 (1.70%) nginx
12 11 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
13 9 (1.02%) IBM Notes
13 9 (1.02%) Lotus Domino
14 8 (0.91%) Office Communications Server
15 6 (0.68%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 164 (18.62%) MS Excel
2 54 (6.13%) MS Office
3 8 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.57%) PowerPivot
4 5 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.23%) MS Project
7 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.11%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.97%) Office 365
2 13 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.91%) IaaS
5 7 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.57%) Google App Engine
6 5 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.45%) SaaS
8 3 (0.34%) PaaS
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.11%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 214 (24.29%) SAN
2 167 (18.96%) DNS
3 153 (17.37%) Firewall
4 137 (15.55%) DHCP
5 134 (15.21%) LAN
6 131 (14.87%) WAN
7 83 (9.42%) TCP/IP
8 65 (7.38%) VPN
9 61 (6.92%) NAS
10 42 (4.77%) VLAN
11 38 (4.31%) iSCSI
12 33 (3.75%) Wireless
12 33 (3.75%) Network Security
13 32 (3.63%) NetScaler
14 31 (3.52%) VoIP
15 26 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (2.84%) Internet
17 22 (2.50%) HTTP
17 22 (2.50%) MPLS
18 21 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (17.93%) SQL Server
2 51 (5.79%) Oracle Database
3 48 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (4.43%) MySQL
5 26 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 23 (2.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 23 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (2.27%) RDBMS
8 19 (2.16%) DB2
8 19 (2.16%) Oracle Exadata
9 13 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
10 10 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 9 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.57%) Ingres
15 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.34%) Oracle9i Database
15 3 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (2.16%) Jenkins
2 15 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (1.59%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.25%) Selenium
4 11 (1.25%) Eclipse
5 9 (1.02%) SilkPerformer
5 9 (1.02%) TestDirector
5 9 (1.02%) LoadRunner
6 7 (0.79%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.79%) JIRA
6 7 (0.79%) MSI
6 7 (0.79%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (0.68%) JMeter
7 6 (0.68%) Maven
7 6 (0.68%) NUnit
7 6 (0.68%) SoapUI
8 5 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (0.57%) JUnit
8 5 (0.57%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 126 (14.30%) Finance
2 22 (2.50%) Back Office
3 20 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 14 (1.59%) Legal
5 10 (1.14%) Retail
6 9 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 8 (0.91%) Law
7 8 (0.91%) Billing
8 7 (0.79%) Banking
8 7 (0.79%) German Language
9 5 (0.57%) Turkish Language
9 5 (0.57%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.23%) Advertising
10 2 (0.23%) Publishing
10 2 (0.23%) Norwegian Language
10 2 (0.23%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.23%) Swedish Language
10 2 (0.23%) French Language
10 2 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 155 (17.59%) Support Engineer
2 133 (15.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 97 (11.01%) 3rd Line Support
4 78 (8.85%) Analyst
5 73 (8.29%) Architect
6 65 (7.38%) Consultant
7 62 (7.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 45 (5.11%) Citrix Engineer
9 43 (4.88%) Administrator
9 43 (4.88%) Server Engineer
10 40 (4.54%) Solutions Architect
10 40 (4.54%) Citrix Support
11 38 (4.31%) 2nd Line Support
12 34 (3.86%) Systems Administrator
13 33 (3.75%) Technical Consultant
13 33 (3.75%) Server Support
14 32 (3.63%) Infrastructure Architect
15 31 (3.52%) Infrastructure Manager
16 29 (3.29%) IT Support
17 27 (3.06%) Citrix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (2.84%) WebSphere MQ
2 22 (2.50%) .NET
3 19 (2.16%) Middleware
3 19 (2.16%) Web Services
4 17 (1.93%) J2EE
5 16 (1.82%) XML
6 12 (1.36%) REST
7 11 (1.25%) Servlets
8 10 (1.14%) Application Packaging
9 7 (0.79%) HTML
10 6 (0.68%) JMS
10 6 (0.68%) XML Schema
10 6 (0.68%) SAX
10 6 (0.68%) J2SE
10 6 (0.68%) DOM
10 6 (0.68%) XSLT
10 6 (0.68%) SOAP
10 6 (0.68%) JSP
10 6 (0.68%) Grails
10 6 (0.68%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (5.11%) FlexPod
3 37 (4.20%) Clustering
4 27 (3.06%) Replication
5 25 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 20 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.48%) Fat Client
7 13 (1.48%) Thin Client
8 8 (0.91%) Blackberry
8 8 (0.91%) EqualLogic
9 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
9 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (0.79%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.68%) Life Science
11 5 (0.57%) CLARiiON
11 5 (0.57%) Blog
12 4 (0.45%) Statistics
12 4 (0.45%) User Experience
13 3 (0.34%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.34%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 614 (69.69%) Windows
2 242 (27.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 163 (18.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 151 (17.14%) Linux
5 141 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 100 (11.35%) Windows 7
7 76 (8.63%) Windows XP
8 70 (7.95%) UNIX
9 56 (6.36%) Solaris
10 48 (5.45%) Windows 8
11 44 (4.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 31 (3.52%) AIX
13 27 (3.06%) HPUX
14 21 (2.38%) SUSE
15 19 (2.16%) zOS
15 19 (2.16%) OS/400
16 15 (1.70%) Windows 2000
17 10 (1.14%) Debian
18 9 (1.02%) Android
18 9 (1.02%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (18.27%) ITIL
2 79 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
3 56 (6.36%) Migration
4 48 (5.45%) Service Delivery
5 47 (5.33%) Change Management
5 47 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (5.11%) Mentoring
7 44 (4.99%) Coaching
8 43 (4.88%) Business Continuity
9 37 (4.20%) Problem Management
10 36 (4.09%) Incident Management
11 31 (3.52%) Service Management
12 30 (3.41%) Infrastructure Management
12 30 (3.41%) Project Management
13 28 (3.18%) Root Cause Analysis
14 21 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
15 20 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
16 19 (2.16%) Configuration Management
17 18 (2.04%) Line Management
17 18 (2.04%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 157 (17.82%) SQL
2 76 (8.63%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.84%) Java
4 22 (2.50%) VB
5 21 (2.38%) T-SQL
5 21 (2.38%) C
6 17 (1.93%) VBScript
7 16 (1.82%) PHP
8 14 (1.59%) Perl
9 11 (1.25%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.02%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.02%) C#
11 8 (0.91%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.79%) Python
13 6 (0.68%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.68%) XPath
14 4 (0.45%) Ruby
15 3 (0.34%) VB6
15 3 (0.34%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 148 (16.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 103 (11.69%) MCSE
2 103 (11.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 76 (8.63%) Citrix Certification
4 73 (8.29%) CCA
5 72 (8.17%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (7.95%) MCITP
7 68 (7.72%) CCNA
8 52 (5.90%) Degree
9 47 (5.33%) MCSA
10 37 (4.20%) MCP
11 34 (3.86%) NCDA
11 34 (3.86%) Security Cleared
11 34 (3.86%) MCTS
12 32 (3.63%) ISEB
13 31 (3.52%) NCIE
14 27 (3.06%) ISTQB
14 27 (3.06%) SC Cleared
15 25 (2.84%) VCAP
16 14 (1.59%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.99%) SLA
2 25 (2.84%) QA
3 7 (0.79%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 555 (63.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 354 (40.18%) Active Directory
3 239 (27.13%) Hyper-V
4 131 (14.87%) XenApp
5 107 (12.15%) vSphere
6 98 (11.12%) XenDesktop
7 75 (8.51%) VMware ESX
8 36 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
9 29 (3.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 23 (2.61%) KVM
11 21 (2.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 14 (1.59%) vCloud
13 13 (1.48%) XenServer
14 12 (1.36%) Terminal Services
15 11 (1.25%) Xen
15 11 (1.25%) NFS
16 6 (0.68%) MetaFrame
16 6 (0.68%) Terminal Server
16 6 (0.68%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 62 (7.04%) SCCM
2 34 (3.86%) SCOM
3 26 (2.95%) WSUS
4 20 (2.27%) Backup Exec
5 19 (2.16%) Tivoli
5 19 (2.16%) Puppet
6 14 (1.59%) NetBackup
7 12 (1.36%) WMI
7 12 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
8 11 (1.25%) Nagios
8 11 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.79%) AppDNA
10 7 (0.79%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (0.68%) OpenNMS
12 5 (0.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.57%) XenMobile
12 5 (0.57%) Ansible
13 4 (0.45%) MIMEsweeper
13 4 (0.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 445 (50.51%) Microsoft
2 385 (43.70%) Citrix
3 287 (32.58%) Cisco
4 231 (26.22%) NetApp
5 183 (20.77%) HP
6 122 (13.85%) EMC
7 104 (11.80%) Oracle
8 65 (7.38%) Symantec
9 63 (7.15%) Dell
10 52 (5.90%) Juniper
11 49 (5.56%) Red Hat
12 38 (4.31%) IBM
13 31 (3.52%) CA
14 30 (3.41%) WatchGuard
15 28 (3.18%) CheckPoint
16 26 (2.95%) Avaya
17 23 (2.61%) Brocade
18 22 (2.50%) Sophos
19 20 (2.27%) BMC
19 20 (2.27%) McAfee
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 basic + benefits + holidays / career
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance/car + commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £67000 per annum + OTE + £6.6K Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £67000 per annum + OTE + £6.6K Car + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago