Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 36 43
Rank change year-on-year +12 +7 -6
Permanent jobs citing VMware 63 52 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.41% 5.85% 5.36%
As % of the Vendors category 17.36% 14.86% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 43
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,500 £24,600
90th Percentile £43,750 £59,625 £42,500
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 Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 363 350 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 42.71% 39.37% 45.51%
Number of salaries quoted 286 290 306
Lancashire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.83%
10th Percentile £25,000 £19,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,000 £48,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for VMware in Lancashire

VMware
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for VMware in Lancashire

VMware
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in Lancashire over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for VMware in Lancashire

VMware
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 15 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
Blackburn 0 20 £28,000 -13.85%
Preston +22 17 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Chorley +6 13 £42,500 +41.67%
Burnley +16 5 £32,500 +42.86% 2
Newton-le-Willows 0 3 £34,000 -45.60%
Blackpool - 2 £24,000 - 1
Skelmersdale - 1 £40,000 -
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 15 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 48 (76.19%) Windows
2 37 (58.73%) Active Directory
3 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 29 (46.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (39.68%) Windows Server
6 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
7 22 (34.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (34.92%) SAN
8 21 (33.33%) MCSE
8 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (33.33%) Office 365
9 20 (31.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 17 (26.98%) SCCM
11 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (23.81%) Cisco
11 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
12 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (22.22%) ITIL
13 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (19.05%) E-Commerce
15 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
16 10 (15.87%) Firewall
16 10 (15.87%) Linux
17 9 (14.29%) SQL
17 9 (14.29%) Clustering
18 8 (12.70%) MySQL
18 8 (12.70%) PHP
18 8 (12.70%) Citrix
18 8 (12.70%) vSphere

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 5 (7.94%) IIS
2 4 (6.35%) Apache
2 4 (6.35%) CloudStack
2 4 (6.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.35%) nginx
2 4 (6.35%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (33.33%) Office 365
2 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.92%) SAN
2 10 (15.87%) Firewall
3 7 (11.11%) DNS
4 4 (6.35%) DHCP
4 4 (6.35%) Internet
4 4 (6.35%) Network Security
4 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.35%) VSAN
5 2 (3.17%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.17%) LAN
5 2 (3.17%) VPN
5 2 (3.17%) WAN
6 1 (1.59%) Broadband
6 1 (1.59%) PBX
6 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.59%) Skype
6 1 (1.59%) VLAN
6 1 (1.59%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) MySQL
3 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (4.76%) Finance
1 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.17%) Back Office
2 2 (3.17%) Law
2 2 (3.17%) Legal
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (25.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 16 (25.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (14.29%) Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) IT Support
6 6 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) IT Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Administrator
8 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support
8 4 (6.35%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) jQuery
1 4 (6.35%) LAMP
1 4 (6.35%) LAPP Stack
1 4 (6.35%) LEMP Stack
1 4 (6.35%) OpenVZ
2 1 (1.59%) COM
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (6.35%) Replication
4 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.17%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 48 (76.19%) Windows
2 29 (46.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (39.68%) Windows Server
4 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (15.87%) Linux
7 6 (9.52%) Windows 10
8 5 (7.94%) Solaris
8 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
9 4 (6.35%) CentOS
9 4 (6.35%) FreeBSD
9 4 (6.35%) OpenBSD
9 4 (6.35%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.17%) Unix
10 2 (3.17%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.59%) AIX
11 1 (1.59%) HPUX
11 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (22.22%) ITIL
3 12 (19.05%) E-Commerce
4 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.35%) Project Management
7 3 (4.76%) Business Development
7 3 (4.76%) DevOps
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (4.76%) Presales
7 3 (4.76%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (4.76%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) Runbook
7 3 (4.76%) Security Hardening
7 3 (4.76%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) PHP
3 5 (7.94%) Python
4 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.35%) Java
4 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.35%) Perl
5 2 (3.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (33.33%) MCSE
3 7 (11.11%) MCP
4 5 (7.94%) CCNA
4 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.94%) Degree
5 3 (4.76%) A+ Certification
5 3 (4.76%) CCNP
5 3 (4.76%) MCSA
6 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) CCA
7 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.59%) MCITP
7 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 37 (58.73%) Active Directory
2 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.70%) vSphere
5 7 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (7.94%) KVM
6 5 (7.94%) XenApp
7 4 (6.35%) Ceph
7 4 (6.35%) Corosync
7 4 (6.35%) DRBD
7 4 (6.35%) iptables
8 3 (4.76%) BitLocker
9 2 (3.17%) Firmware
10 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.59%) VirtualBox
10 1 (1.59%) VMware NSX
10 1 (1.59%) Xen
10 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (26.98%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) Cacti
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (6.35%) Munin
2 4 (6.35%) Nagios
2 4 (6.35%) Pacemaker
2 4 (6.35%) vCenter Server
2 4 (6.35%) WSUS
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.59%) Ansible
4 1 (1.59%) IBM BigFix
4 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.81%) Cisco
3 8 (12.70%) Citrix
4 7 (11.11%) NetApp
4 7 (11.11%) Veeam
5 6 (9.52%) EMC
6 5 (7.94%) Dell
6 5 (7.94%) Red Hat
7 4 (6.35%) DataCore
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle
7 4 (6.35%) Percona
7 4 (6.35%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.17%) Bomgar
8 2 (3.17%) Capita
9 1 (1.59%) Brocade
9 1 (1.59%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.59%) Mitel
9 1 (1.59%) Sophos
9 1 (1.59%) Sun
9 1 (1.59%) Veritas