Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 46 37
Rank change year-on-year -14 -9 +1
Permanent jobs citing VMware 117 143 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 4.01% 5.27% 5.44%
As % of the Vendors category 8.44% 11.49% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 108 130 101
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £51,375 £55,000
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 1,386 1,245 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 47.45% 45.91% 40.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,063 944 713
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,307 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £60,700
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -9 59 £40,750 +8.67% 8
Knutsford +8 14 £34,000 - 2
Crewe -1 9 £37,500 -31.82%
Wilmslow -3 6 £34,000 +13.33%
Nantwich -8 6 £31,500 +70.27%
Daresbury - 6 £21,000 -
Runcorn +13 4 £37,500 +4.17% 1
Northwich 0 2 £47,500 +47.29%
Chester -5 2 £48,750 +54.76% 1
Sandbach +4 1 - -
Macclesfield -1 1 £31,071 -22.32%
Lymm - 1 £29,000 -
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 83 (70.94%) Windows
2 73 (62.39%) Active Directory
3 64 (54.70%) Hyper-V
4 62 (52.99%) Windows Server
5 58 (49.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 56 (47.86%) Microsoft
7 40 (34.19%) Citrix
8 38 (32.48%) ITIL
9 37 (31.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 35 (29.91%) Linux
11 34 (29.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 34 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 33 (28.21%) Office 365
13 30 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 30 (25.64%) SAN
14 28 (23.93%) Cisco
15 25 (21.37%) DNS
15 25 (21.37%) SQL
16 24 (20.51%) SQL Server
17 23 (19.66%) LAN
17 23 (19.66%) WAN
18 22 (18.80%) VPN
19 20 (17.09%) TCP/IP
20 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
21 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
21 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
21 18 (15.38%) IaaS
21 18 (15.38%) Data Centre
22 17 (14.53%) Configuration Management
22 17 (14.53%) IIS

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 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.53%) IIS
3 14 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (10.26%) SharePoint
5 10 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (6.84%) Skype for Business
7 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.85%) Apache
8 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 33 (28.21%) Office 365
2 30 (25.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (15.38%) IaaS
4 17 (14.53%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (4.27%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.64%) SAN
2 25 (21.37%) DNS
3 23 (19.66%) LAN
3 23 (19.66%) WAN
4 22 (18.80%) VPN
5 20 (17.09%) TCP/IP
6 16 (13.68%) Firewall
7 13 (11.11%) DHCP
8 10 (8.55%) Wireless
9 9 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (3.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (3.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (3.42%) FTP
10 4 (3.42%) HTTP
10 4 (3.42%) SMTP
10 4 (3.42%) SSH
10 4 (3.42%) SSL
11 3 (2.56%) Network Security
11 3 (2.56%) VLAN
11 3 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (5.98%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (3.42%) MySQL
3 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 10 (8.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.56%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.85%) Chocolatey
5 1 (0.85%) WiX
General
1 14 (11.97%) Finance
2 5 (4.27%) Publishing
3 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.71%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Local Government
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (25.64%) Support Engineer
2 26 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (19.66%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (15.38%) Analyst
6 16 (13.68%) IT Engineer
7 15 (12.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (11.11%) Lead DevOps
8 13 (11.11%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 12 (10.26%) Support Analyst
10 11 (9.40%) Technical Support
11 10 (8.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
12 9 (7.69%) IT Support
13 8 (6.84%) Exchange Support
13 8 (6.84%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (6.84%) IT Support Engineer
13 8 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (6.84%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.40%) Clustering
3 10 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.71%) iPhone
5 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) NHS
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
5 1 (0.85%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 83 (70.94%) Windows
2 62 (52.99%) Windows Server
3 35 (29.91%) Linux
4 34 (29.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (8.55%) Android
7 8 (6.84%) Apple iOS
8 5 (4.27%) Windows 7
9 4 (3.42%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.71%) AIX
10 2 (1.71%) CentOS
10 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.71%) Unix
10 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.85%) SUSE
11 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (32.48%) ITIL
2 37 (31.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 34 (29.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.53%) Configuration Management
5 17 (14.53%) Time Management
6 16 (13.68%) DevOps
7 14 (11.97%) High Availability
8 13 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (8.55%) Break/Fix
9 10 (8.55%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (6.84%) Business Continuity
11 8 (6.84%) Problem Management
11 8 (6.84%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (6.84%) Process Improvement
11 8 (6.84%) Project Management
11 8 (6.84%) Software Licensing
12 7 (5.98%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.37%) SQL
2 15 (12.82%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.42%) Python
4 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.40%) CCNA
3 10 (8.55%) Degree
3 10 (8.55%) MCSE
4 3 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.71%) CCNP
5 2 (1.71%) MCSA
6 1 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.85%) MCITP
6 1 (0.85%) MCP
6 1 (0.85%) OCP
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.97%) QA
2 9 (7.69%) SLA
3 3 (2.56%) GDPR
4 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 73 (62.39%) Active Directory
2 64 (54.70%) Hyper-V
3 58 (49.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (11.97%) VirtualBox
4 14 (11.97%) Xen
5 11 (9.40%) XenApp
6 10 (8.55%) KVM
6 10 (8.55%) XenDesktop
7 8 (6.84%) vSphere
8 4 (3.42%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.71%) Docker
10 2 (1.71%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.85%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 16 (13.68%) Puppet
2 14 (11.97%) Ansible
2 14 (11.97%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (7.69%) AirWatch
5 4 (3.42%) Foglight
5 4 (3.42%) Terraform
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Sentry
7 2 (1.71%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.71%) SCCM
7 2 (1.71%) WSUS
8 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.85%) SCOM
8 1 (0.85%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 56 (47.86%) Microsoft
2 40 (34.19%) Citrix
3 28 (23.93%) Cisco
4 13 (11.11%) HP
4 13 (11.11%) Veeam
5 12 (10.26%) IBM
6 8 (6.84%) Blue Coat
6 8 (6.84%) Dell
6 8 (6.84%) McAfee
6 8 (6.84%) SolarWinds
7 6 (5.13%) EMC
7 6 (5.13%) NetApp
8 5 (4.27%) Dell Compellent
8 5 (4.27%) EqualLogic
8 5 (4.27%) Nimble Storage
9 4 (3.42%) Brocade
9 4 (3.42%) CommVault
9 4 (3.42%) F5
9 4 (3.42%) NetIQ
9 4 (3.42%) TippingPoint