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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 39 43 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing VMware 410 367 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.58% 5.35% 6.75%
As % of the Vendors category 12.35% 11.76% 13.20%
Number of salaries quoted 329 327 429
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,850 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
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
3320 3120 3780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.18% 45.46% 51.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2612 2646 3254
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -1 238 £34,500 -8.00% 51
Cheshire +9 99 £34,000 +21.42% 20
Merseyside -2 36 £37,500 -12.79% 4
Cumbria - 14 £42,500 -
Lancashire -26 12 £31,500 +10.52% 3
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 560 (67.15%) Windows
2 554 (66.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 416 (49.88%) Microsoft
4 398 (47.72%) Citrix
5 293 (35.13%) Active Directory
6 263 (31.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 252 (30.22%) Hyper-V
8 240 (28.78%) MS Exchange
9 231 (27.70%) Cisco
10 214 (25.66%) SAN
11 192 (23.02%) Microsoft Certification
12 187 (22.42%) NetApp
13 186 (22.30%) SQL
14 172 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 169 (20.26%) MS Excel
15 169 (20.26%) ITIL
16 158 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
17 147 (17.63%) Firewall
18 146 (17.51%) WAN
19 143 (17.15%) XenApp
20 140 (16.79%) HP
21 139 (16.67%) LAN
22 132 (15.83%) vSphere
23 131 (15.71%) Linux
24 130 (15.59%) Windows 7
25 128 (15.35%) SQL Server
26 121 (14.51%) MCSE
27 114 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
28 111 (13.31%) DNS
29 104 (12.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 240 (28.78%) MS Exchange
2 114 (13.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (12.23%) IIS
4 79 (9.47%) SharePoint
5 55 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2007
5 55 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 40 (4.80%) Lync
8 37 (4.44%) Apache
9 24 (2.88%) Tomcat
10 13 (1.56%) WebSphere
11 10 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
12 9 (1.08%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.96%) nginx
14 6 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
15 5 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.60%) Jetty
15 5 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.48%) TPMS
16 4 (0.48%) Site Server
Applications
1 169 (20.26%) MS Excel
2 46 (5.52%) MS Office
3 8 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.36%) Bond Adapt
2 3 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.24%) Exchequer
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 33 (3.96%) Office 365
2 26 (3.12%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (1.80%) SaaS
5 14 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 6 (0.72%) Amazon ELB
8 5 (0.60%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.36%) IaaS
10 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 214 (25.66%) SAN
2 147 (17.63%) Firewall
3 146 (17.51%) WAN
4 139 (16.67%) LAN
5 111 (13.31%) DNS
6 88 (10.55%) TCP/IP
7 78 (9.35%) DHCP
8 65 (7.79%) NAS
9 53 (6.35%) VPN
10 42 (5.04%) Internet
11 39 (4.68%) Wi-Fi
12 34 (4.08%) NetScaler
13 32 (3.84%) iSCSI
14 25 (3.00%) VLAN
15 21 (2.52%) Network Security
16 20 (2.40%) VoIP
17 17 (2.04%) IPsec
18 14 (1.68%) Cisco Nexus
18 14 (1.68%) MPLS
18 14 (1.68%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 51 (6.12%) MySQL
3 43 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (2.64%) Oracle Database
6 21 (2.52%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 13 (1.56%) RDBMS
9 8 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.84%) DB2
11 6 (0.72%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
11 6 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.36%) Oracle9i Database
14 3 (0.36%) Oracle BI EE
15 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.32%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.20%) NUnit
4 9 (1.08%) SilkPerformer
4 9 (1.08%) LoadRunner
5 8 (0.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 8 (0.96%) Dreamweaver
5 8 (0.96%) Eclipse
5 8 (0.96%) JUnit
5 8 (0.96%) Selenium
6 7 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.48%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.48%) MSI
8 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.24%) Gerrit
9 2 (0.24%) Moq
9 2 (0.24%) FxCop
9 2 (0.24%) StyleCop
10 1 (0.12%) JIRA
10 1 (0.12%) Hudson
General
1 95 (11.39%) Finance
2 22 (2.64%) Back Office
3 20 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 15 (1.80%) Retail
4 15 (1.80%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.08%) Banking
6 7 (0.84%) Marketing
6 7 (0.84%) Law
6 7 (0.84%) Legal
7 5 (0.60%) German Language
7 5 (0.60%) Italian Language
7 5 (0.60%) Turkish Language
8 4 (0.48%) Games
8 4 (0.48%) Advertising
9 3 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.24%) Billing
10 2 (0.24%) Military
10 2 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 120 (14.39%) Support Engineer
2 111 (13.31%) Analyst
3 100 (11.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 76 (9.11%) Consultant
5 70 (8.39%) 3rd Line Support
6 54 (6.47%) Support Analyst
7 45 (5.40%) Administrator
8 41 (4.92%) Architect
9 39 (4.68%) IT Support
10 37 (4.44%) Server Support
11 33 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 33 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
12 32 (3.84%) Systems Engineer
13 31 (3.72%) Systems Administrator
14 28 (3.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 28 (3.36%) Infrastructure Manager
15 26 (3.12%) Citrix Engineer
16 25 (3.00%) Server Engineer
16 25 (3.00%) Technical Consultant
16 25 (3.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (4.80%) Web Services
2 21 (2.52%) .NET
3 15 (1.80%) HTML
4 12 (1.44%) CSS
5 11 (1.32%) HTML5
6 10 (1.20%) jQuery
6 10 (1.20%) Application Packaging
7 9 (1.08%) RESTful
8 8 (0.96%) Backbone.js
8 8 (0.96%) CSS3
9 7 (0.84%) Middleware
9 7 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (0.60%) Servlets
10 5 (0.60%) J2EE
11 4 (0.48%) COM
12 3 (0.36%) WCF
12 3 (0.36%) XML
12 3 (0.36%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.24%) Ninject
13 2 (0.24%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.08%) FlexPod
2 28 (3.36%) Client/Server
3 22 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.52%) Clustering
5 19 (2.28%) Replication
5 19 (2.28%) Thin Client
5 19 (2.28%) Fat Client
6 18 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.16%) e-Health
7 15 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.68%) iPhone
8 14 (1.68%) EqualLogic
9 10 (1.20%) CLARiiON
10 7 (0.84%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.84%) Blackberry
10 7 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (0.60%) Blog
11 5 (0.60%) Graphic Design
11 5 (0.60%) Statistics
11 5 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 560 (67.15%) Windows
2 263 (31.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 172 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 158 (18.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 131 (15.71%) Linux
6 130 (15.59%) Windows 7
7 73 (8.75%) Windows XP
8 56 (6.71%) UNIX
9 48 (5.76%) Windows 8
10 28 (3.36%) Windows 2000
10 28 (3.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 25 (3.00%) Solaris
12 20 (2.40%) AIX
13 18 (2.16%) VMS
14 15 (1.80%) CentOS
15 12 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (1.08%) SUSE
17 7 (0.84%) Debian
17 7 (0.84%) HPUX
18 6 (0.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (20.26%) ITIL
2 81 (9.71%) Change Management
3 57 (6.83%) Disaster Recovery
4 46 (5.52%) Migration
5 42 (5.04%) Coaching
5 42 (5.04%) Project Management
6 39 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
7 36 (4.32%) Problem Management
8 34 (4.08%) Change Control
9 33 (3.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 33 (3.96%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
11 28 (3.36%) Incident Management
12 26 (3.12%) Mentoring
13 24 (2.88%) Service Delivery
13 24 (2.88%) Configuration Management
13 24 (2.88%) Capacity Management
14 22 (2.64%) Business Continuity
15 21 (2.52%) Service Management
15 21 (2.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 186 (22.30%) SQL
2 66 (7.91%) PowerShell
3 22 (2.64%) C#
4 20 (2.40%) C
5 18 (2.16%) Perl
6 17 (2.04%) Bash Shell
7 16 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 13 (1.56%) C++
8 13 (1.56%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.20%) PHP
9 10 (1.20%) VBScript
10 9 (1.08%) Shell Script
11 8 (0.96%) VB
11 8 (0.96%) Java
12 7 (0.84%) Ruby
12 7 (0.84%) Python
13 4 (0.48%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.36%) VB6
14 3 (0.36%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.12%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 192 (23.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 121 (14.51%) MCSE
3 104 (12.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 103 (12.35%) Citrix Certification
5 98 (11.75%) Cisco Certification
6 90 (10.79%) MCITP
7 89 (10.67%) CCNA
7 89 (10.67%) CCA
8 63 (7.55%) Degree
9 54 (6.47%) MCTS
10 50 (6.00%) MCP
11 42 (5.04%) MCSA
12 27 (3.24%) CCNP
13 22 (2.64%) Security Cleared
14 21 (2.52%) NCDA
15 18 (2.16%) NCIE
15 18 (2.16%) SC Cleared
16 15 (1.80%) ISEB
16 15 (1.80%) VCAP
17 12 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (10.79%) SLA
2 26 (3.12%) QA
3 13 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.84%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.72%) BS7799
6 2 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 554 (66.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 293 (35.13%) Active Directory
3 252 (30.22%) Hyper-V
4 143 (17.15%) XenApp
5 132 (15.83%) vSphere
6 101 (12.11%) XenDesktop
7 85 (10.19%) VMware ESX
8 48 (5.76%) VMware ESXi
9 46 (5.52%) vCloud
10 34 (4.08%) XenServer
11 32 (3.84%) Terminal Services
12 30 (3.60%) VMware Server
13 28 (3.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 20 (2.40%) Microsoft App-V
15 19 (2.28%) VMFS
16 13 (1.56%) Xen
17 8 (0.96%) KVM
17 8 (0.96%) NFS
18 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 5 (0.60%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 67 (8.03%) SCCM
2 34 (4.08%) SCOM
3 21 (2.52%) Backup Exec
4 17 (2.04%) Puppet
5 13 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (1.20%) Nagios
7 9 (1.08%) WSUS
7 9 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.96%) Tivoli
8 8 (0.96%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (0.84%) NetBackup
9 7 (0.84%) OpenNMS
9 7 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
10 6 (0.72%) HP SIM
10 6 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.60%) Ansible
12 4 (0.48%) Cacti
12 4 (0.48%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 416 (49.88%) Microsoft
2 398 (47.72%) Citrix
3 231 (27.70%) Cisco
4 187 (22.42%) NetApp
5 140 (16.79%) HP
6 73 (8.75%) EMC
7 61 (7.31%) Oracle
8 54 (6.47%) Dell
9 50 (6.00%) Symantec
10 37 (4.44%) Red Hat
11 29 (3.48%) Veeam
11 29 (3.48%) IBM
12 28 (3.36%) CA
13 26 (3.12%) Juniper
14 22 (2.64%) McAfee
15 20 (2.40%) AppSense
16 17 (2.04%) CheckPoint
17 16 (1.92%) Fortinet
18 14 (1.68%) Sophos
19 13 (1.56%) Avaya
North West
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + 4,800 car allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £47000 to £51000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Experts
Salary: £13000 - £15000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The People Experts
Posted: 14 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + training
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management - Royal London
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday