The table below looks at the statistics for the VMware Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Specialist
Rank 858 849 828
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a VMware Specialist 22 30 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.028% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.029% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 63
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

VMware Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Specialist in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

VMware Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMware Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Specialist within the UK.

VMware Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

VMware Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Specialist over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 within the UK.

VMware Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

VMware Specialist
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 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
England -10 22 £48,000 +6.66%
East of England -16 7 £36,500 -27.00%
London -19 7 £55,000 +23.59%
Hertfordshire - 7 £36,500 -
North Yorkshire - 5 £48,000 -
York - 5 £48,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £48,000 -
City of London +5 3 £48,750 -14.84%
South East -11 2 £50,000 +21.21%
Hampshire - 2 £50,000 -
Surrey - 2 £50,000 -
Manchester - 1 £52,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £36,000 -
Stockport - 1 £52,500 -
North West - 1 £52,500 -

VMware Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited VMware Specialist in their job title 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 with VMware Specialist in their job title.

1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 50 (73.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (60.29%) Windows
4 40 (58.82%) vSphere
5 36 (52.94%) NetApp
6 33 (48.53%) HP
6 33 (48.53%) Citrix
6 33 (48.53%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (45.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 28 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (39.71%) SAN
10 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
11 25 (36.76%) ITIL
11 25 (36.76%) Cisco
12 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (29.41%) EMC
14 18 (26.47%) vCloud
15 16 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
16 15 (22.06%) XenApp
16 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
18 13 (19.12%) Linux
19 12 (17.65%) Finance
19 12 (17.65%) Clustering
19 12 (17.65%) AppSense
20 11 (16.18%) VMware ESX
21 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
21 10 (14.71%) Altiris
21 10 (14.71%) WSUS
21 10 (14.71%) SCOM

VMware Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited VMware Specialist in their job title 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 with VMware Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.76%) IIS
4 6 (8.82%) Apache
5 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.35%) Lync
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.71%) SAN
2 10 (14.71%) NAS
3 7 (10.29%) DNS
4 6 (8.82%) DHCP
5 4 (5.88%) DMZ
6 2 (2.94%) Firewall
6 2 (2.94%) VLAN
6 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.94%) VPN
7 1 (1.47%) LAN
7 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) MySQL
General
1 12 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Advertising
2 2 (2.94%) French Language
2 2 (2.94%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Clustering
2 8 (11.76%) FMCG
3 6 (8.82%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.88%) e-Health
5 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.94%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.94%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) PKI
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (60.29%) Windows
2 28 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (33.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (19.12%) Linux
6 8 (11.76%) Debian
6 8 (11.76%) CentOS
6 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) ITIL
2 16 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (11.76%) Migration
4 8 (11.76%) Project Management
5 7 (10.29%) B2B
6 6 (8.82%) Performance Management
7 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.35%) Change Management
7 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.88%) Capacity Management
8 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.94%) Operations Management
9 2 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.94%) Business Transformation
10 1 (1.47%) Workflow
10 1 (1.47%) Service Management
10 1 (1.47%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.47%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.47%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.94%) Perl
3 1 (1.47%) PHP
3 1 (1.47%) SQL
3 1 (1.47%) Ruby
3 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (45.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) MCSE
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.41%) VCAP
4 3 (4.41%) VCP5
4 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) CCNA
5 2 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 50 (73.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (58.82%) vSphere
3 33 (48.53%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (26.47%) vCloud
5 15 (22.06%) XenApp
6 14 (20.59%) Active Directory
7 11 (16.18%) VMware ESX
8 7 (10.29%) XenDesktop
9 6 (8.82%) VMware Server
9 6 (8.82%) VMFS
10 2 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
10 2 (2.94%) XenServer
10 2 (2.94%) Hyper-V
11 1 (1.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) WSUS
1 10 (14.71%) SCOM
2 9 (13.24%) Puppet
3 5 (7.35%) NetBackup
4 4 (5.88%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.94%) SCCM
5 2 (2.94%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.94%) ARCserve
6 1 (1.47%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 36 (52.94%) NetApp
3 33 (48.53%) HP
3 33 (48.53%) Citrix
4 26 (38.24%) Microsoft
5 25 (36.76%) Cisco
6 20 (29.41%) EMC
7 12 (17.65%) AppSense
8 10 (14.71%) Altiris
9 8 (11.76%) Red Hat
10 7 (10.29%) Brocade
11 5 (7.35%) Veeam
12 4 (5.88%) BMC
12 4 (5.88%) CA
13 3 (4.41%) IBM
13 3 (4.41%) 3PAR
13 3 (4.41%) Isilon
13 3 (4.41%) Websense
14 2 (2.94%) Dell
15 1 (1.47%) Symantec