Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 64 37
Rank change year-on-year +11 -27 -2
Permanent jobs citing VMware 119 118 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.45% 4.20% 5.68%
As % of the Vendors category 9.54% 9.52% 13.93%
Number of salaries quoted 108 101 117
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,350 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,500 £51,750
North West median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -6.40%

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 1,248 1,239 883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 46.71% 44.12% 40.79%
Number of salaries quoted 960 950 737
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -2 70 £39,250 +0.64% 11
Knutsford +16 10 £33,750 -6.25% 1
Crewe +4 8 £37,500 +7.14%
Daresbury - 8 £21,000 -
Runcorn +13 5 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Chester -2 4 £37,500 +19.05% 2
Wilmslow -3 4 £34,000 -35.24% 1
Northwich - 4 £47,500 -
Nantwich - 2 £21,500 -
Lymm - 1 £29,000 -
Macclesfield - 1 £31,071 - 1
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 94 (78.99%) Windows
2 81 (68.07%) Active Directory
3 69 (57.98%) Windows Server
4 55 (46.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 53 (44.54%) Hyper-V
5 53 (44.54%) Microsoft
6 36 (30.25%) DNS
6 36 (30.25%) Office 365
7 35 (29.41%) Citrix
8 34 (28.57%) ITIL
8 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (27.73%) SAN
9 33 (27.73%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (27.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 30 (25.21%) Microsoft Azure
11 28 (23.53%) Cisco
11 28 (23.53%) LAN
12 27 (22.69%) WAN
12 27 (22.69%) SQL
12 27 (22.69%) Linux
13 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (18.49%) IaaS
14 22 (18.49%) SQL Server
15 20 (16.81%) TCP/IP
15 20 (16.81%) VPN
15 20 (16.81%) DHCP
16 18 (15.13%) Data Centre
17 16 (13.45%) SharePoint
17 16 (13.45%) PowerShell
18 15 (12.61%) Amazon AWS

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 16 (13.45%) SharePoint
2 15 (12.61%) IIS
3 12 (10.08%) MS Exchange
4 10 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (6.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (3.36%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.68%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.84%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 36 (30.25%) Office 365
2 30 (25.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (18.49%) IaaS
4 15 (12.61%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.84%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 36 (30.25%) DNS
2 33 (27.73%) SAN
3 28 (23.53%) LAN
4 27 (22.69%) WAN
5 20 (16.81%) DHCP
5 20 (16.81%) TCP/IP
5 20 (16.81%) VPN
6 15 (12.61%) Firewall
7 11 (9.24%) Wireless
8 9 (7.56%) Remote Desktop
9 6 (5.04%) FTP
9 6 (5.04%) HTTP
9 6 (5.04%) SMTP
9 6 (5.04%) SSH
10 5 (4.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (4.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (4.20%) IP Telephony
10 5 (4.20%) SSL
11 4 (3.36%) Network Security
11 4 (3.36%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (7.56%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (6.72%) MySQL
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.36%) Big Data
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.84%) Chocolatey
4 1 (0.84%) WiX
General
1 12 (10.08%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Publishing
3 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.68%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (25.21%) Support Engineer
2 27 (22.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (20.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (16.81%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (15.13%) IT Engineer
6 17 (14.29%) Analyst
7 14 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (10.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (10.08%) Infrastructure Support
9 10 (8.40%) IT Support
10 9 (7.56%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (7.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 9 (7.56%) Consultant
10 9 (7.56%) DevOps Engineer
10 9 (7.56%) IT Support Engineer
10 9 (7.56%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) Support Analyst
11 8 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (6.72%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.13%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.08%) Clustering
3 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.68%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) iPhone
5 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.84%) NHS
5 1 (0.84%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.84%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 94 (78.99%) Windows
2 69 (57.98%) Windows Server
3 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (22.69%) Linux
5 23 (19.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.88%) Windows 10
7 5 (4.20%) Android
7 5 (4.20%) CentOS
7 5 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.68%) AIX
9 2 (1.68%) Unix
9 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.84%) SUSE
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.57%) ITIL
2 33 (27.73%) Disaster Recovery
2 33 (27.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.76%) High Availability
4 13 (10.92%) Break/Fix
5 11 (9.24%) Configuration Management
6 10 (8.40%) DevOps
6 10 (8.40%) Load Balancing
6 10 (8.40%) Problem Management
6 10 (8.40%) Time Management
7 9 (7.56%) Presales
7 9 (7.56%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.88%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.88%) Patch Management
9 7 (5.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.69%) SQL
2 16 (13.45%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.04%) Python
4 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.52%) Perl
4 3 (2.52%) Ruby
4 3 (2.52%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.08%) MCSE
3 10 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (7.56%) CCNA
5 7 (5.88%) Degree
6 2 (1.68%) CCNP
6 2 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.84%) CCDP
7 1 (0.84%) CCIE
7 1 (0.84%) MCITP
7 1 (0.84%) MCSA
7 1 (0.84%) OCP
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.84%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.24%) SLA
2 8 (6.72%) QA
3 2 (1.68%) GDPR
3 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 81 (68.07%) Active Directory
2 55 (46.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 53 (44.54%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.76%) vSphere
5 11 (9.24%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (9.24%) XenApp
5 11 (9.24%) XenDesktop
6 8 (6.72%) KVM
6 8 (6.72%) VirtualBox
6 8 (6.72%) Xen
7 5 (4.20%) VMware Server
8 4 (3.36%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.52%) Corosync
9 3 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.68%) Docker
10 2 (1.68%) vCloud
11 1 (0.84%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (8.40%) AirWatch
2 10 (8.40%) Puppet
3 8 (6.72%) Ansible
3 8 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.20%) Foglight
5 3 (2.52%) HAProxy
5 3 (2.52%) Icinga
5 3 (2.52%) Nagios
5 3 (2.52%) Opsview
5 3 (2.52%) Pacemaker
5 3 (2.52%) SQL Sentry
6 2 (1.68%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.68%) SCCM
7 1 (0.84%) CASB
7 1 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.84%) Terraform
7 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (44.54%) Microsoft
2 35 (29.41%) Citrix
3 28 (23.53%) Cisco
4 14 (11.76%) Veeam
5 12 (10.08%) HP
6 11 (9.24%) Dell
7 10 (8.40%) SolarWinds
8 9 (7.56%) Blue Coat
8 9 (7.56%) EMC
9 8 (6.72%) Dell Compellent
9 8 (6.72%) EqualLogic
9 8 (6.72%) IBM
9 8 (6.72%) McAfee
10 7 (5.88%) NetApp
11 6 (5.04%) F5
11 6 (5.04%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (4.20%) Brocade
12 5 (4.20%) CommVault
12 5 (4.20%) NetIQ
12 5 (4.20%) TippingPoint