The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Workstation skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Workstation over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Workstation
Rank 826 834 818
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing VMware Workstation 76 90 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.078% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 0.64% 0.71% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 56 64 68
Average salary £37,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £28,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,250 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-22.00% +8.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
11870 12627 10823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.73% 10.88% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9936 10432 9220
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- -3.84%

VMware Workstation
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Workstation within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

VMware Workstation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMware Workstation
Salary Trend

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

VMware Workstation Salary Trend in the UK

VMware Workstation
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Workstation over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 within the UK.

VMware Workstation Salary Histogram in the UK

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Workstation within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 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
England +9 73 £37,000 -26.00% 6
London -1 46 £39,500 -24.76% 2
East of England +10 11 £28,000 -
Watford +2 11 £28,000 -
Hertfordshire -4 11 £28,000 -
South East -27 8 £29,250 -41.50% 2
City of London +15 7 £37,000 -29.52%
South West -13 4 £28,500 +3.63% 1
Birmingham - 4 £63,750 -
West Midlands - 4 £63,750 -
Berkshire +3 3 - -
Somerset - 3 £28,500 -
Newbury - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 £45,000 - 1
Surrey +4 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Guildford - 2 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £29,250 - 2
High Wycombe - 2 £29,250 - 2
Clevedon - 2 £28,500 -
Feltham - 2 £24,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 - - 1
Hampshire +13 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Wembley 0 1 £18,500 -44.77%
North West -5 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -
Southwark - 1 £28,500 -
Street - 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £27,500 -
Liverpool - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation.

1 163 (100.00%) VMware
2 141 (86.50%) Windows
3 119 (73.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 115 (70.55%) Microsoft
5 112 (68.71%) Active Directory
6 77 (47.24%) MS Exchange
7 74 (45.40%) MS Office
8 72 (44.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 69 (42.33%) MS Excel
10 59 (36.20%) Windows 7
11 57 (34.97%) Linux
12 52 (31.90%) TCP/IP
13 49 (30.06%) DNS
14 48 (29.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 47 (28.83%) Office 365
16 45 (27.61%) Windows Server 2012
17 43 (26.38%) DHCP
17 43 (26.38%) PowerShell
18 42 (25.77%) Finance
19 41 (25.15%) Firewall
20 40 (24.54%) VMware ESX
20 40 (24.54%) ITIL
21 36 (22.09%) VPN
22 34 (20.86%) Citrix
23 33 (20.25%) SQL
24 32 (19.63%) HP
25 31 (19.02%) Degree
26 30 (18.40%) Disaster Recovery
27 27 (16.56%) vSphere
28 26 (15.95%) NAS

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VMware Workstation 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 Workstation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 77 (47.24%) MS Exchange
2 26 (15.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (12.88%) SharePoint
4 18 (11.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (8.59%) Lync
6 10 (6.13%) Lotus Domino
7 7 (4.29%) IIS
8 5 (3.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (3.07%) ArcGIS
9 4 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.84%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 74 (45.40%) MS Office
2 69 (42.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.23%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 47 (28.83%) Office 365
2 17 (10.43%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (10.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (31.90%) TCP/IP
2 49 (30.06%) DNS
3 43 (26.38%) DHCP
4 41 (25.15%) Firewall
5 36 (22.09%) VPN
6 26 (15.95%) NAS
7 23 (14.11%) LAN
8 17 (10.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 13 (7.98%) Internet
9 13 (7.98%) WAN
10 10 (6.13%) SAN
11 7 (4.29%) VoIP
12 5 (3.07%) Kerberos
12 5 (3.07%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (3.07%) Cisco PIX
12 5 (3.07%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.45%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.45%) VLAN
14 3 (1.84%) Wireshark
14 3 (1.84%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.45%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.61%) MS Access
4 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.07%) AdminStudio
2 4 (2.45%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (1.84%) Maven
3 3 (1.84%) Ant
3 3 (1.84%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.61%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.61%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 42 (25.77%) Finance
2 15 (9.20%) Financial Institution
3 11 (6.75%) Banking
4 7 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.07%) Back Office
6 4 (2.45%) Games
6 4 (2.45%) Marketing
7 2 (1.23%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (33.13%) Analyst
2 48 (29.45%) Support Analyst
3 37 (22.70%) IT Support
4 32 (19.63%) Support Engineer
5 19 (11.66%) IT Support Analyst
6 17 (10.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (8.59%) IT Support Engineer
7 14 (8.59%) Graduate
7 14 (8.59%) Graduate Support Analyst
7 14 (8.59%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
8 13 (7.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 13 (7.98%) Administrator
9 12 (7.36%) Technical Leader
10 11 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (4.91%) Desktop Analyst
12 8 (4.91%) Desktop Support
12 8 (4.91%) 1st Line Support
12 8 (4.91%) Test Leader
13 7 (4.29%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.88%) Software Packaging
2 5 (3.07%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.84%) HTML
3 3 (1.84%) XML
4 1 (0.61%) Swing
4 1 (0.61%) Middleware
4 1 (0.61%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.34%) Data Centre
2 22 (13.50%) Computer Science
3 20 (12.27%) Handset
4 16 (9.82%) Hedge funds
5 15 (9.20%) Blackberry
6 13 (7.98%) Mathematics
7 11 (6.75%) Management Information System
8 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (4.29%) Replication
10 5 (3.07%) GIS
11 4 (2.45%) iPad
12 3 (1.84%) Thin Client
12 3 (1.84%) iPhone
12 3 (1.84%) PACS
12 3 (1.84%) Fat Client
13 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (1.23%) Data Integration
13 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
13 2 (1.23%) Clustering
13 2 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 141 (86.50%) Windows
2 72 (44.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 59 (36.20%) Windows 7
4 57 (34.97%) Linux
5 48 (29.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 45 (27.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (14.11%) Windows XP
8 20 (12.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 15 (9.20%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.45%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.45%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.45%) Solaris
11 3 (1.84%) UNIX
11 3 (1.84%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.54%) ITIL
2 30 (18.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (14.11%) Information Security
4 18 (11.04%) Mentoring
5 14 (8.59%) Boundary Protection
5 14 (8.59%) Incident Management
5 14 (8.59%) Asset Management
6 11 (6.75%) ITSM
7 10 (6.13%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (5.52%) Validation
9 8 (4.91%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.91%) Configuration Management
10 7 (4.29%) Project Management
10 7 (4.29%) Service Management
10 7 (4.29%) Change Management
10 7 (4.29%) Requirements Engineering
11 5 (3.07%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.07%) Test Strategy
11 5 (3.07%) Security Patching
11 5 (3.07%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.38%) PowerShell
2 33 (20.25%) SQL
3 24 (14.72%) Perl
4 18 (11.04%) C
5 6 (3.68%) VBScript
6 4 (2.45%) Java
7 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.84%) VBA
7 3 (1.84%) Python
7 3 (1.84%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (19.02%) Degree
2 17 (10.43%) MCITP
3 16 (9.82%) PhD
4 13 (7.98%) MCSE
4 13 (7.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (6.75%) Security Cleared
6 10 (6.13%) A+ Certification
7 8 (4.91%) MCP
7 8 (4.91%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (4.29%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.07%) CCNA
9 5 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.84%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (1.84%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.61%) PMP
11 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.82%) SLA
2 5 (3.07%) HL7
2 5 (3.07%) DICOM
3 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 119 (73.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 112 (68.71%) Active Directory
3 40 (24.54%) VMware ESX
4 27 (16.56%) vSphere
5 26 (15.95%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (14.72%) Terminal Services
7 18 (11.04%) XenApp
8 15 (9.20%) Hyper-V
9 9 (5.52%) XenServer
10 6 (3.68%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (3.07%) Forefront TMG
12 4 (2.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.23%) KVM
14 1 (0.61%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.61%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (11.04%) SCCM
2 16 (9.82%) WSUS
3 13 (7.98%) Backup Exec
4 8 (4.91%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (3.68%) SCOM
6 5 (3.07%) MOM
6 5 (3.07%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (3.07%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 3 (1.84%) Puppet
7 3 (1.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.84%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.84%) Nmap
8 1 (0.61%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.61%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 163 (100.00%) VMware
2 115 (70.55%) Microsoft
3 34 (20.86%) Citrix
4 32 (19.63%) HP
5 25 (15.34%) Cisco
6 22 (13.50%) F5
7 18 (11.04%) NetApp
8 13 (7.98%) EMC
8 13 (7.98%) 3PAR
8 13 (7.98%) Apple
9 11 (6.75%) Remedy
9 11 (6.75%) Oracle
10 10 (6.13%) Dell
11 9 (5.52%) Symantec
12 6 (3.68%) McAfee
12 6 (3.68%) SAP
12 6 (3.68%) Avaya
13 5 (3.07%) ESRI
13 5 (3.07%) AppSense
14 4 (2.45%) Juniper
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