The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Preston region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 23 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing VMware 3 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.24% 9.70% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.00% 21.31% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 0
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
Vendors Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50 61 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 37.31% 45.52% 47.66%
Number of salaries quoted 39 56 46
Average salary £33,750 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.40% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £24,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VMware
Lancashire

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

VMware
Salary Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware across the Preston region.

VMware Salary Trend in Preston

VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) A+ Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 3 (37.50%) MCSA
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) AIX
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (37.50%) Change Management
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
5 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) XenServer
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Account Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) A+ Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) CCSP
5 1 (12.50%) VTSP
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) XenServer
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Nortel