Period
to 20 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

VMware
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 43 28
Rank change year-on-year -21 -15 +5
Permanent jobs citing VMware 136 118 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.25% 5.27% 7.28%
As % of the Vendors category 9.43% 12.53% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 105 116 191
Cheshire median annual salary £34,000 £34,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.73% -14.38% +9.59%
10th Percentile £21,000 £25,000 £21,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
North West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%

VMware is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,442 942 1,159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 45.03% 42.09% 40.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,091 758 984
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -1.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,000 £21,489
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Cheshire

VMware
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for VMware in Cheshire

VMware
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware in Cheshire

VMware
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +14 69 £39,000 +8.33% 18
Wilmslow +21 15 £34,000 -9.33% 5
Crewe +8 15 £32,500 -15.03% 1
Chester -16 9 £30,000 -9.77% 3
Knutsford -43 6 £37,500 -
Runcorn -2 3 £30,500 -6.15% 2
Alderley Edge - 2 £30,000 - 2
Macclesfield -1 1 - - 3
Middlewich - 1 £22,000 -
Congleton - 1 £30,000 -
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 112 (82.35%) Windows
2 84 (61.76%) Active Directory
3 72 (52.94%) Windows Server
4 71 (52.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 60 (44.12%) Citrix
6 55 (40.44%) Hyper-V
7 53 (38.97%) Microsoft
8 43 (31.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 42 (30.88%) DNS
10 39 (28.68%) MS Exchange
11 37 (27.21%) SQL
11 37 (27.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 36 (26.47%) Cisco
13 33 (24.26%) DHCP
14 29 (21.32%) MCSA
15 27 (19.85%) Firewall
16 26 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
16 26 (19.12%) ITIL
16 26 (19.12%) VPN
16 26 (19.12%) CCNA
16 26 (19.12%) Office 365
17 25 (18.38%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
19 22 (16.18%) LAN
19 22 (16.18%) WAN
20 21 (15.44%) SAN
20 21 (15.44%) PowerShell
20 21 (15.44%) Data Centre
21 20 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
21 20 (14.71%) XenApp

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (28.68%) MS Exchange
2 20 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.09%) Skype for Business
4 10 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (3.68%) IIS
6 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.74%) Apache
7 1 (0.74%) Site Server
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.68%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.74%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (0.74%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.12%) Office 365
2 15 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.68%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 42 (30.88%) DNS
2 33 (24.26%) DHCP
3 27 (19.85%) Firewall
4 26 (19.12%) VPN
5 22 (16.18%) LAN
5 22 (16.18%) WAN
6 21 (15.44%) SAN
7 9 (6.62%) VoIP
8 7 (5.15%) Network Security
8 7 (5.15%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.41%) WLAN
10 4 (2.94%) Broadband
10 4 (2.94%) Wireless
11 3 (2.21%) Internet
12 2 (1.47%) ADSL
12 2 (1.47%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.47%) IMAP
12 2 (1.47%) PBX
12 2 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) MySQL
3 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.94%) NuGet
2 1 (0.74%) MSI
General
1 6 (4.41%) Manufacturing
2 5 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.47%) Finance
3 2 (1.47%) Publishing
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.74%) Games
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 29 (21.32%) Analyst
3 25 (18.38%) Support Analyst
4 22 (16.18%) Support Engineer
5 21 (15.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 17 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (11.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 14 (10.29%) VMware Engineer
10 9 (6.62%) IT Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Administrator
11 7 (5.15%) Cisco Administrator
11 7 (5.15%) Cisco Network Administrator
11 7 (5.15%) Citrix Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) IT Support
11 7 (5.15%) Network Administrator
11 7 (5.15%) Team Leader
11 7 (5.15%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Technical Support
11 7 (5.15%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.47%) .NET
1 2 (1.47%) ASP.NET
1 2 (1.47%) CSS
1 2 (1.47%) HTML
2 1 (0.74%) COM
2 1 (0.74%) Flash
2 1 (0.74%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.44%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.56%) Driving Licence
3 10 (7.35%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.62%) Fat Client
4 9 (6.62%) Thin Client
5 6 (4.41%) Life Science
6 5 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.94%) iPad
8 2 (1.47%) Replication
9 1 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.74%) Clustering
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) iPhone
9 1 (0.74%) iSeries
9 1 (0.74%) NHS
9 1 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 112 (82.35%) Windows
2 72 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 37 (27.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (18.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (11.03%) Windows 7
6 14 (10.29%) Linux
7 12 (8.82%) Windows 10
7 12 (8.82%) Windows 8
8 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.68%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.21%) CentOS
10 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.74%) Android
11 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.12%) ITIL
2 17 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (7.35%) CRM
4 9 (6.62%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.88%) Change Management
5 8 (5.88%) Presales
6 7 (5.15%) Time Management
7 6 (4.41%) High Availability
8 5 (3.68%) ERP
8 5 (3.68%) ITIL V2
8 5 (3.68%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (2.94%) DevOps
9 4 (2.94%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (2.94%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.21%) SQL
2 21 (15.44%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.21%) Perl
4 3 (2.21%) Python
5 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.47%) C#
5 2 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.47%) PHP
5 2 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (31.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (21.32%) MCSA
3 26 (19.12%) CCNA
3 26 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (13.24%) MCSE
5 15 (11.03%) Degree
6 12 (8.82%) MCITP
7 9 (6.62%) CCENT
8 8 (5.88%) MCP
9 6 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (3.68%) A+ Certification
10 5 (3.68%) CCNP
10 5 (3.68%) DBS Check
11 4 (2.94%) CCA
11 4 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) GDPR
3 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.74%) GxP
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 84 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 71 (52.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (40.44%) Hyper-V
4 20 (14.71%) XenApp
5 11 (8.09%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (5.88%) vSphere
6 8 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.94%) VirtualBox
7 4 (2.94%) Xen
8 3 (2.21%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (2.21%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.47%) Corosync
9 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.74%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (13.97%) SCCM
2 11 (8.09%) WSUS
3 10 (7.35%) SCOM
4 8 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 6 (4.41%) Puppet
6 4 (2.94%) Ansible
6 4 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.47%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.47%) Nagios
7 2 (1.47%) Pacemaker
7 2 (1.47%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.74%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (44.12%) Citrix
2 53 (38.97%) Microsoft
3 36 (26.47%) Cisco
4 18 (13.24%) NetApp
5 15 (11.03%) Dell
6 13 (9.56%) EqualLogic
7 12 (8.82%) Symantec
8 11 (8.09%) IBM
8 11 (8.09%) Veeam
9 10 (7.35%) CommVault
10 7 (5.15%) HP
11 6 (4.41%) Sage
12 5 (3.68%) Google
13 3 (2.21%) Mitel
13 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.21%) Ruckus Wireless
14 2 (1.47%) ArcSight
14 2 (1.47%) Dell Compellent
14 2 (1.47%) SAP
14 2 (1.47%) SolarWinds