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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware
Rank 28 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +11
Permanent jobs citing VMware 484 349 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 7.27% 5.36% 4.23%
As % of the Vendors category 16.52% 12.01% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 384 295 235
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £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
2929 2907 3432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.00% 44.66% 47.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2407 2346 2808
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +10 274 £35,000 +7.69% 52
Cheshire +41 143 £37,500 +11.11% 16
Cumbria +11 25 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Lancashire -6 24 £33,250 +10.83% 6
Merseyside +16 20 £40,500 +25.58% 9
VMware
England

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 654 (70.40%) Windows
2 584 (62.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 491 (52.85%) Microsoft
4 385 (41.44%) Active Directory
4 385 (41.44%) Citrix
5 342 (36.81%) Cisco
6 267 (28.74%) NetApp
7 262 (28.20%) MS Exchange
8 251 (27.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 230 (24.76%) SAN
10 218 (23.47%) Hyper-V
11 199 (21.42%) HP
12 196 (21.10%) MS Excel
13 190 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
14 187 (20.13%) DNS
15 177 (19.05%) ITIL
16 168 (18.08%) SQL
16 168 (18.08%) SQL Server
17 161 (17.33%) Firewall
18 157 (16.90%) Linux
19 150 (16.15%) DHCP
19 150 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
20 143 (15.39%) Windows Server 2003
21 136 (14.64%) WAN
22 135 (14.53%) LAN
23 134 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2010
24 133 (14.32%) EMC
25 127 (13.67%) XenApp
26 120 (12.92%) Finance
27 117 (12.59%) Oracle

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 262 (28.20%) MS Exchange
2 134 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 98 (10.55%) SharePoint
4 95 (10.23%) IIS
5 67 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 57 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 45 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 38 (4.09%) Lync
9 30 (3.23%) Apache
10 28 (3.01%) WebSphere
11 22 (2.37%) Tomcat
11 22 (2.37%) WebLogic
12 15 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 13 (1.40%) SharePoint Server
14 12 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
15 11 (1.18%) IBM Notes
16 10 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
16 10 (1.08%) nginx
17 9 (0.97%) Lotus Domino
18 7 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 196 (21.10%) MS Excel
2 77 (8.29%) MS Office
3 7 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.54%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.27%) Office 365
2 11 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.86%) IaaS
5 4 (0.43%) SaaS
5 4 (0.43%) PaaS
6 1 (0.11%) Terremark
Communications & Networking
1 230 (24.76%) SAN
2 187 (20.13%) DNS
3 161 (17.33%) Firewall
4 150 (16.15%) DHCP
5 136 (14.64%) WAN
6 135 (14.53%) LAN
7 90 (9.69%) TCP/IP
8 85 (9.15%) VPN
9 53 (5.71%) VLAN
10 50 (5.38%) NAS
11 45 (4.84%) VoIP
12 40 (4.31%) Network Security
13 33 (3.55%) Wireless
14 31 (3.34%) iSCSI
15 28 (3.01%) NetScaler
16 23 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
16 23 (2.48%) Internet
17 22 (2.37%) MPLS
18 21 (2.26%) Cisco Nexus
18 21 (2.26%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (18.08%) SQL Server
2 52 (5.60%) Oracle Database
3 46 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 25 (2.69%) MySQL
6 24 (2.58%) RDBMS
7 23 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (2.37%) Oracle Exadata
8 22 (2.37%) DB2
9 21 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.54%) Ingres
16 3 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
16 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 2 (0.22%) MS Access
18 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.18%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.97%) JIRA
3 9 (0.97%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.97%) TestDirector
3 9 (0.97%) MSI
4 8 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.75%) Selenium
5 7 (0.75%) JMeter
5 7 (0.75%) SoapUI
6 6 (0.65%) Maven
6 6 (0.65%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.11%) FxCop
8 1 (0.11%) StyleCop
8 1 (0.11%) Moq
8 1 (0.11%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.11%) SilkPerformer
8 1 (0.11%) NUnit
8 1 (0.11%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 120 (12.92%) Finance
2 27 (2.91%) Retail
3 21 (2.26%) Manufacturing
4 19 (2.05%) Back Office
5 17 (1.83%) Banking
6 11 (1.18%) Legal
7 10 (1.08%) Billing
7 10 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.65%) Law
9 4 (0.43%) Advertising
10 2 (0.22%) Publishing
10 2 (0.22%) Games
10 2 (0.22%) French Language
10 2 (0.22%) German Language
10 2 (0.22%) Norwegian Language
10 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.22%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 157 (16.90%) Support Engineer
2 142 (15.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 109 (11.73%) 3rd Line Support
4 94 (10.12%) Architect
5 83 (8.93%) Analyst
6 72 (7.75%) Consultant
7 62 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 48 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
9 45 (4.84%) Administrator
10 41 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
11 37 (3.98%) Citrix Support
12 36 (3.88%) IT Support
12 36 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
12 36 (3.88%) Server Engineer
13 35 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
13 35 (3.77%) Citrix Engineer
14 34 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
15 30 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
16 27 (2.91%) Support Analyst
16 27 (2.91%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.01%) WebSphere MQ
2 22 (2.37%) Middleware
3 17 (1.83%) .NET
3 17 (1.83%) XML
4 14 (1.51%) J2EE
4 14 (1.51%) REST
5 13 (1.40%) Web Services
6 9 (0.97%) Application Packaging
7 8 (0.86%) JSP
7 8 (0.86%) SOAP
8 6 (0.65%) JMS
8 6 (0.65%) XML Schema
8 6 (0.65%) SAX
8 6 (0.65%) Servlets
8 6 (0.65%) DOM
8 6 (0.65%) XSLT
8 6 (0.65%) J2SE
8 6 (0.65%) Grails
9 4 (0.43%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.43%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 56 (6.03%) FlexPod
2 52 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
3 47 (5.06%) Clustering
4 28 (3.01%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.91%) Replication
6 17 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 15 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 13 (1.40%) Thin Client
8 13 (1.40%) Fat Client
9 8 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (0.75%) Enterprise Storage
10 7 (0.75%) EqualLogic
10 7 (0.75%) Life Science
11 5 (0.54%) Blackberry
12 4 (0.43%) CLARiiON
12 4 (0.43%) Statistics
13 3 (0.32%) Mathematics
13 3 (0.32%) NHS
13 3 (0.32%) Visualisation
14 2 (0.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 654 (70.40%) Windows
2 251 (27.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 190 (20.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 157 (16.90%) Linux
5 143 (15.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 94 (10.12%) Windows 7
7 70 (7.53%) Windows XP
8 63 (6.78%) UNIX
8 63 (6.78%) Solaris
9 49 (5.27%) Windows 8
10 46 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 38 (4.09%) AIX
12 31 (3.34%) HPUX
13 22 (2.37%) OS/400
13 22 (2.37%) SUSE
13 22 (2.37%) zOS
14 14 (1.51%) CentOS
15 10 (1.08%) Android
16 9 (0.97%) Debian
17 8 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (19.05%) ITIL
2 72 (7.75%) Migration
3 70 (7.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 52 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (5.49%) Service Delivery
5 51 (5.49%) Mentoring
6 50 (5.38%) Coaching
6 50 (5.38%) Business Continuity
7 45 (4.84%) Change Management
8 44 (4.74%) Project Management
9 41 (4.41%) Problem Management
10 35 (3.77%) Incident Management
11 32 (3.44%) Service Management
12 31 (3.34%) Infrastructure Management
13 24 (2.58%) Kalman Filter
14 22 (2.37%) ERP
15 21 (2.26%) PRINCE2
15 21 (2.26%) Technical Architecture
15 21 (2.26%) Root Cause Analysis
16 20 (2.15%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (18.08%) SQL
2 98 (10.55%) PowerShell
3 32 (3.44%) VB
4 27 (2.91%) VBScript
4 27 (2.91%) C
5 23 (2.48%) Java
6 17 (1.83%) T-SQL
7 15 (1.61%) PHP
8 12 (1.29%) Bash Shell
9 11 (1.18%) Perl
10 8 (0.86%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.75%) C#
11 7 (0.75%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.65%) Python
12 6 (0.65%) XPath
13 5 (0.54%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.32%) C++
14 3 (0.32%) VB6
14 3 (0.32%) Ruby
15 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 150 (16.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 109 (11.73%) MCSE
2 109 (11.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 79 (8.50%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (7.97%) CCNA
5 62 (6.67%) MCITP
6 61 (6.57%) Citrix Certification
7 56 (6.03%) CCA
7 56 (6.03%) Degree
8 50 (5.38%) MCSA
9 46 (4.95%) NCDA
10 35 (3.77%) MCP
11 34 (3.66%) Security Cleared
11 34 (3.66%) VCP4
12 33 (3.55%) MCTS
13 30 (3.23%) ISEB
14 29 (3.12%) NCIE
15 24 (2.58%) SC Cleared
16 21 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
17 19 (2.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.88%) SLA
2 21 (2.26%) QA
3 8 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.75%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.11%) BS7799
System Software
1 584 (62.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 385 (41.44%) Active Directory
3 218 (23.47%) Hyper-V
4 127 (13.67%) XenApp
5 111 (11.95%) vSphere
6 105 (11.30%) XenDesktop
7 62 (6.67%) VMware ESX
8 38 (4.09%) Microsoft App-V
9 28 (3.01%) VMware ESXi
10 25 (2.69%) KVM
11 21 (2.26%) XenServer
12 16 (1.72%) vCloud
13 12 (1.29%) VMware Server
14 11 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 10 (1.08%) NFS
16 8 (0.86%) Terminal Services
17 7 (0.75%) Xen
18 6 (0.65%) Terminal Server
19 5 (0.54%) MetaFrame
19 5 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 65 (7.00%) SCCM
2 34 (3.66%) SCOM
3 31 (3.34%) WSUS
4 23 (2.48%) Backup Exec
5 22 (2.37%) Tivoli
6 14 (1.51%) NetBackup
6 14 (1.51%) Puppet
7 13 (1.40%) Nagios
8 12 (1.29%) WMI
9 9 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
10 7 (0.75%) AppDNA
10 7 (0.75%) XenMobile
11 6 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (0.43%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.43%) OpenNMS
13 4 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
14 3 (0.32%) Cacti
14 3 (0.32%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 491 (52.85%) Microsoft
2 385 (41.44%) Citrix
3 342 (36.81%) Cisco
4 267 (28.74%) NetApp
5 199 (21.42%) HP
6 133 (14.32%) EMC
7 117 (12.59%) Oracle
8 67 (7.21%) Symantec
9 66 (7.10%) Dell
10 61 (6.57%) Juniper
11 53 (5.71%) Red Hat
12 51 (5.49%) IBM
13 39 (4.20%) CA
14 29 (3.12%) Avaya
15 27 (2.91%) Brocade
15 27 (2.91%) WatchGuard
16 26 (2.80%) CheckPoint
17 25 (2.69%) Veeam
18 23 (2.48%) BMC
19 21 (2.26%) McAfee
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £42,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Synergize Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + £400 pcm Car Allowance + £5,000 An
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + £3600 on call
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £17000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Range of benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Company Car or Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits and Parking!
Posted: 3 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rossendale, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago