Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 64 41
Rank change year-on-year +11 -23 -5
Permanent jobs citing VMware 106 131 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.46% 4.17% 5.57%
As % of the Vendors category 10.09% 9.36% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 94 99 122
Cheshire median annual salary £39,000 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.71% -2.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,500 £40,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -4.00%

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 1,051 1,399 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 44.18% 44.50% 42.01%
Number of salaries quoted 804 1,077 773
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £43,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +14.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,400 £21,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,050 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -4 58 £39,000 +4.00% 4
Knutsford +24 9 £30,000 -20.00% 3
Runcorn +6 6 £46,250 +51.64% 1
Chester +18 4 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Wilmslow -18 4 £40,000 +17.65% 2
Nantwich - 4 £35,500 - 2
Northwich - 4 £47,500 -
Daresbury - 4 £25,500 -
Macclesfield +23 3 £30,000 - 4
Crewe -3 3 £55,000 +69.23%
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 73 (68.87%) Windows
2 63 (59.43%) Active Directory
3 55 (51.89%) Windows Server
4 51 (48.11%) Microsoft
4 51 (48.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 40 (37.74%) Hyper-V
6 37 (34.91%) Office 365
7 33 (31.13%) ITIL
8 31 (29.25%) DNS
8 31 (29.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (26.42%) Citrix
10 26 (24.53%) SAN
11 25 (23.58%) Cisco
12 24 (22.64%) SQL
12 24 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 22 (20.75%) DHCP
14 20 (18.87%) LAN
14 20 (18.87%) IaaS
15 19 (17.92%) WAN
15 19 (17.92%) SharePoint
15 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
15 19 (17.92%) TCP/IP
16 17 (16.04%) PowerShell
16 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (14.15%) Data Centre
17 15 (14.15%) Finance
18 14 (13.21%) VPN
18 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification

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 19 (17.92%) SharePoint
2 13 (12.26%) IIS
3 6 (5.66%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.83%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.94%) GroupWise
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.94%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 37 (34.91%) Office 365
2 24 (22.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (18.87%) IaaS
4 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.25%) DNS
2 26 (24.53%) SAN
3 22 (20.75%) DHCP
4 20 (18.87%) LAN
5 19 (17.92%) TCP/IP
5 19 (17.92%) WAN
6 14 (13.21%) VPN
7 12 (11.32%) Wireless
8 11 (10.38%) Firewall
9 6 (5.66%) FTP
9 6 (5.66%) HTTP
9 6 (5.66%) SMTP
9 6 (5.66%) SSH
10 5 (4.72%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (4.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (4.72%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (4.72%) SSL
10 5 (4.72%) VLAN
11 4 (3.77%) IP Telephony
12 3 (2.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.92%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (8.49%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (5.66%) MySQL
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.77%) Big Data
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (14.15%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Publishing
3 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.94%) Back Office
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (22.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 24 (22.64%) Support Engineer
2 19 (17.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (16.98%) 3rd Line Support
4 17 (16.04%) IT Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (11.32%) Analyst
5 12 (11.32%) Consultant
6 11 (10.38%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (10.38%) Technical Consultant
7 10 (9.43%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 10 (9.43%) IT Support
7 10 (9.43%) IT Support Engineer
8 9 (8.49%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Service Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) Team Leader
9 7 (6.60%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) Middleware
2 1 (0.94%) jQuery
2 1 (0.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.15%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.26%) Clustering
3 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.83%) Smart Meter
6 2 (1.89%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) iPhone
7 1 (0.94%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 73 (68.87%) Windows
2 55 (51.89%) Windows Server
3 24 (22.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (10.38%) Linux
6 7 (6.60%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.77%) CentOS
7 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.77%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.83%) Android
8 3 (2.83%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.94%) AIX
10 1 (0.94%) SUSE
10 1 (0.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.94%) Unix
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.13%) ITIL
2 31 (29.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (22.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 13 (12.26%) Load Balancing
4 13 (12.26%) Service Delivery
5 12 (11.32%) High Availability
5 12 (11.32%) Presales
6 11 (10.38%) Break/Fix
6 11 (10.38%) Problem Management
7 9 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
8 8 (7.55%) Time Management
9 7 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.60%) ITIL V3
9 7 (6.60%) Patch Management
9 7 (6.60%) Project Management
9 7 (6.60%) Server Building
10 6 (5.66%) DevOps
10 6 (5.66%) Release Management
10 6 (5.66%) Trend Analysis
11 5 (4.72%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.64%) SQL
2 17 (16.04%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.72%) VBScript
4 4 (3.77%) C#
5 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.83%) Perl
5 3 (2.83%) Python
5 3 (2.83%) Ruby
5 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.83%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.94%) PHP
6 1 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.26%) MCSE
3 12 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (9.43%) CCNA
5 8 (7.55%) Degree
6 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.83%) MCP
6 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.89%) MCSA
8 1 (0.94%) CCDP
8 1 (0.94%) CCIE
8 1 (0.94%) CCNP
8 1 (0.94%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.94%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.94%) GDPR
System Software
1 63 (59.43%) Active Directory
2 51 (48.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (37.74%) Hyper-V
4 13 (12.26%) vSphere
5 10 (9.43%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (8.49%) XenApp
6 9 (8.49%) XenDesktop
7 5 (4.72%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.83%) Corosync
8 3 (2.83%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.83%) vCloud
8 3 (2.83%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.94%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (8.49%) AirWatch
3 5 (4.72%) Foglight
4 3 (2.83%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.83%) Icinga
4 3 (2.83%) Nagios
4 3 (2.83%) Opsview
4 3 (2.83%) Pacemaker
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Sentry
5 2 (1.89%) Puppet
6 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.94%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.94%) CASB
6 1 (0.94%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.94%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 51 (48.11%) Microsoft
2 28 (26.42%) Citrix
3 25 (23.58%) Cisco
4 14 (13.21%) Veeam
5 13 (12.26%) HP
6 12 (11.32%) EMC
7 11 (10.38%) Dell
7 11 (10.38%) Dell Compellent
7 11 (10.38%) EqualLogic
8 10 (9.43%) SolarWinds
9 9 (8.49%) Blue Coat
10 8 (7.55%) McAfee
11 6 (5.66%) F5
11 6 (5.66%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (4.72%) Brocade
12 5 (4.72%) CommVault
12 5 (4.72%) NetApp
12 5 (4.72%) NetIQ
12 5 (4.72%) TippingPoint
13 4 (3.77%) Red Hat