The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 27 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing VMware 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.08% 2.92% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 9.76% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Average salary £25,750 £34,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.89% +26.36%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
VMware
Lancashire

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

Vendors Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57 41 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 39.58% 29.93% 33.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 31
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £35,350 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) CCNA
4 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) XenServer
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) PBX
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
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%) IT Services Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows XP
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
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%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) MCSA
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) XenServer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya