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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Workstation
Rank 821 874 816
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -58
Permanent jobs citing VMware Workstation 81 64 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.054% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 0.66% 0.51% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 60 52 50
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £47,100
UK excluding London average salary £28,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-37.77% +12.50%

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
12290 12535 10875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.10% 10.61% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 10167 10496 9255
Average salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

VMware Workstation Salary Histogram in the UK

VMware Workstation
Top 28 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 3 July 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
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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 +39 78 £37,500 -7.97% 4
London +16 42 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Watford - 14 £28,000 - 1
Hertfordshire - 14 £28,000 - 1
East of England - 14 £28,000 - 1
South East +8 10 £22,500 -55.00% 2
West Midlands - 8 £62,500 -
Birmingham - 8 £62,500 -
Berkshire -4 6 £22,500 -40.00%
Reading - 6 £22,500 -
City of London +28 4 £55,000 +17.02% 1
South West -1 4 £30,250 -
Surrey +8 3 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Wembley +3 3 £18,500 -38.33%
Gloucestershire - 3 £21,000 -
County Antrim - 3 - -
Belfast - 3 - -
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
Gloucester - 2 £20,500 -
Southampton -2 1 £21,000 -58.00%
Hampshire -9 1 £21,000 -58.00%
Devon - 1 £37,500 -
Guildford - 1 £32,500 - 1
Newton Abbot - 1 £37,500 -
Plymouth - 1 £37,500 -
Exeter - 1 £37,500 -
Feltham - 1 £24,000 -
Southwark - 1 £28,500 -

VMware Workstation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 161 (100.00%) VMware
2 144 (89.44%) Windows
3 115 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 102 (63.35%) Microsoft
5 99 (61.49%) VMware Infrastructure
6 92 (57.14%) MS Exchange
7 85 (52.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (45.96%) MS Office
9 68 (42.24%) MS Excel
10 64 (39.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 58 (36.02%) DNS
11 58 (36.02%) Windows 7
12 57 (35.40%) Linux
13 55 (34.16%) Office 365
14 54 (33.54%) Firewall
15 52 (32.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 50 (31.06%) TCP/IP
17 49 (30.43%) PowerShell
18 46 (28.57%) DHCP
19 41 (25.47%) VMware ESX
20 38 (23.60%) Disaster Recovery
21 37 (22.98%) Finance
22 35 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
23 34 (21.12%) Cisco
23 34 (21.12%) Citrix
24 32 (19.88%) HP
25 31 (19.25%) ITIL
25 31 (19.25%) NAS
25 31 (19.25%) Degree
26 29 (18.01%) SQL

VMware Workstation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 92 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 35 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (16.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (11.80%) SharePoint
5 13 (8.07%) Lync
6 12 (7.45%) Lotus Domino
7 5 (3.11%) ArcGIS
8 3 (1.86%) IBM Notes
9 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 74 (45.96%) MS Office
2 68 (42.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (7.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (34.16%) Office 365
2 14 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 58 (36.02%) DNS
2 54 (33.54%) Firewall
3 50 (31.06%) TCP/IP
4 46 (28.57%) DHCP
5 31 (19.25%) NAS
6 25 (15.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 25 (15.53%) VPN
7 21 (13.04%) LAN
8 13 (8.07%) Internet
9 10 (6.21%) SAN
10 9 (5.59%) Kerberos
11 8 (4.97%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (4.35%) WAN
13 3 (1.86%) VoIP
13 3 (1.86%) HTTP
13 3 (1.86%) HTTPS
13 3 (1.86%) IPv4
13 3 (1.86%) IPv6
13 3 (1.86%) Cisco PIX
13 3 (1.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.86%) Maven
2 3 (1.86%) Ant
2 3 (1.86%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.62%) WinDbg
General
1 37 (22.98%) Finance
2 18 (11.18%) Financial Institution
3 11 (6.83%) Banking
4 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.86%) Back Office
5 3 (1.86%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (29.19%) Analyst
2 44 (27.33%) Support Analyst
3 36 (22.36%) IT Support
4 34 (21.12%) Support Engineer
5 20 (12.42%) IT Support Analyst
6 17 (10.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (10.56%) Graduate
6 17 (10.56%) Graduate Support Analyst
6 17 (10.56%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
7 13 (8.07%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (6.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (6.21%) Technical Leader
9 10 (6.21%) Exchange Engineer
10 9 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (4.97%) Administrator
11 8 (4.97%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (4.35%) Exchange Specialist
12 7 (4.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 6 (3.73%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.29%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.86%) HTML
2 3 (1.86%) XML
3 1 (0.62%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.66%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 19 (11.80%) Blackberry
4 17 (10.56%) Hedge funds
5 14 (8.70%) Handset
6 11 (6.83%) Mathematics
7 9 (5.59%) Replication
8 8 (4.97%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.11%) Thin Client
9 5 (3.11%) GIS
9 5 (3.11%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.24%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.62%) iPhone
11 1 (0.62%) iPad
11 1 (0.62%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.62%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 144 (89.44%) Windows
2 85 (52.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 64 (39.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 58 (36.02%) Windows 7
5 57 (35.40%) Linux
6 52 (32.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 22 (13.66%) Windows 8
9 16 (9.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.11%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.48%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.24%) Solaris
12 2 (1.24%) UNIX
13 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.60%) Disaster Recovery
2 31 (19.25%) ITIL
3 18 (11.18%) Information Security
3 18 (11.18%) Asset Management
4 16 (9.94%) Boundary Protection
5 14 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 13 (8.07%) ITSM
7 11 (6.83%) Project Management
7 11 (6.83%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.21%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (6.21%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.35%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.35%) Validation
10 6 (3.73%) Server Building
11 5 (3.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.11%) Change Management
11 5 (3.11%) Service Management
11 5 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (3.11%) Network Design
12 4 (2.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 29 (18.01%) SQL
3 25 (15.53%) Perl
4 18 (11.18%) C
5 5 (3.11%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.86%) Java
6 3 (1.86%) Python
6 3 (1.86%) Ruby
7 2 (1.24%) VBA
8 1 (0.62%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (19.25%) Degree
2 20 (12.42%) MCITP
3 18 (11.18%) PhD
4 14 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 11 (6.83%) A+ Certification
5 11 (6.83%) Network+ Certification
6 9 (5.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (4.97%) DV Cleared
8 7 (4.35%) MCP
8 7 (4.35%) MCSE
9 5 (3.11%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.48%) CCNA
10 4 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.24%) MCSA
12 1 (0.62%) PMP
12 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) HL7
2 1 (0.62%) DICOM
2 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 115 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 99 (61.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (25.47%) VMware ESX
4 21 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (11.18%) Terminal Services
5 18 (11.18%) vSphere
5 18 (11.18%) Hyper-V
6 14 (8.70%) XenApp
7 13 (8.07%) XenServer
8 4 (2.48%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (2.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.24%) KVM
10 1 (0.62%) BlackBerry Internet Service
10 1 (0.62%) UAG
10 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.62%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (11.18%) WSUS
2 16 (9.94%) Backup Exec
3 12 (7.45%) SCCM
4 7 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (3.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (1.86%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.86%) MOM
6 3 (1.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 3 (1.86%) Nmap
6 3 (1.86%) Puppet
6 3 (1.86%) SCOM
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.62%) DameWare
7 1 (0.62%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.62%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 161 (100.00%) VMware
2 102 (63.35%) Microsoft
3 34 (21.12%) Cisco
3 34 (21.12%) Citrix
4 32 (19.88%) HP
5 28 (17.39%) F5
6 18 (11.18%) NetApp
7 13 (8.07%) Symantec
8 12 (7.45%) Remedy
9 11 (6.83%) 3PAR
9 11 (6.83%) EMC
10 10 (6.21%) Apple
11 8 (4.97%) CheckPoint
11 8 (4.97%) Avaya
11 8 (4.97%) Oracle
12 7 (4.35%) Dell
12 7 (4.35%) Juniper
12 7 (4.35%) Veeam
13 5 (3.11%) ESRI
13 5 (3.11%) BMC
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