Period
to 17 October 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 17 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 26 49
Rank change year-on-year +1 +23 -8
Permanent jobs citing VMware 48 67 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 6.48% 7.93% 4.29%
As % of the Vendors category 16.33% 19.88% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 33
Lancashire median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £23,125 £21,250 £24,200
90th Percentile £45,625 £59,000 £42,500
North West median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -6.49%

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 294 337 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 39.68% 39.88% 43.22%
Number of salaries quoted 227 265 312
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.41% -5.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,350 £23,550
90th Percentile £52,000 £47,500 £47,500
North West median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +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 17 October 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 17 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
Preston +17 12 £40,000 +3.23% 1
Blackburn -2 10 £31,000 -4.62% 4
Chorley +4 9 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Burnley +14 6 £36,250 +61.11% 1
Newton-le-Willows 0 3 £34,000 -45.60%
Nelson -1 3 £29,000 -51.67% 1
Blackpool - 2 £24,000 - 1
Skelmersdale - 1 £40,000 -
VMware
North West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VMware.

1 26 (54.17%) Windows
2 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
3 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 18 (37.50%) Cisco
4 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 12 (25.00%) ITIL
7 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (25.00%) Linux
8 10 (20.83%) MySQL
8 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (18.75%) PHP
9 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (16.67%) Firewall
10 8 (16.67%) DHCP
10 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 7 (14.58%) KVM
11 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
11 7 (14.58%) CCNA
11 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (14.58%) Citrix
11 7 (14.58%) DNS
11 7 (14.58%) SLA
11 7 (14.58%) SQL
11 7 (14.58%) Telecoms

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 6 (12.50%) Apache
1 6 (12.50%) nginx
1 6 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.42%) CloudStack
2 5 (10.42%) OpenStack
3 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.67%) DHCP
1 8 (16.67%) Firewall
2 7 (14.58%) DNS
3 5 (10.42%) SAN
4 4 (8.33%) Internet
4 4 (8.33%) Wireless
5 3 (6.25%) Network Security
5 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.25%) VLAN
5 3 (6.25%) VoIP
5 3 (6.25%) VPN
5 3 (6.25%) Wireshark
6 2 (4.17%) Broadband
6 2 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.08%) PBX
7 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.83%) MySQL
3 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Law
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) IT Support
4 6 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) IT Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) IT Manager
5 5 (10.42%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Network Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) OpenVZ
2 5 (10.42%) LAMP
2 5 (10.42%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (10.42%) LEMP Stack
3 4 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.50%) Clustering
3 4 (8.33%) Replication
4 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (54.17%) Windows
2 18 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (25.00%) Linux
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.50%) Solaris
6 6 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 5 (10.42%) CentOS
7 5 (10.42%) FreeBSD
7 5 (10.42%) OpenBSD
8 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 3 (6.25%) Windows 10
10 2 (4.17%) Unix
11 1 (2.08%) AIX
11 1 (2.08%) HPUX
11 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.42%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.25%) Change Management
7 3 (6.25%) Commercial Awareness
7 3 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (6.25%) DevOps
7 3 (6.25%) Validation
7 3 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (4.17%) Data Security
8 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.17%) Project Management
8 2 (4.17%) Scrum
8 2 (4.17%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) PHP
2 7 (14.58%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.50%) Python
4 5 (10.42%) Perl
5 4 (8.33%) Java
5 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) CCNA
1 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) MCSE
3 3 (6.25%) A+ Certification
3 3 (6.25%) CCNP
3 3 (6.25%) Degree
3 3 (6.25%) MCP
3 3 (6.25%) MCSA
4 2 (4.17%) CCA
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.17%) MCITP
4 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (14.58%) KVM
6 6 (12.50%) XenApp
7 4 (8.33%) Ceph
7 4 (8.33%) Corosync
7 4 (8.33%) DRBD
7 4 (8.33%) iptables
7 4 (8.33%) vSphere
8 2 (4.17%) Firmware
8 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (2.08%) VirtualBox
9 1 (2.08%) VMware NSX
9 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) Cacti
1 6 (12.50%) Munin
1 6 (12.50%) Nagios
2 5 (10.42%) SCCM
3 4 (8.33%) Pacemaker
3 4 (8.33%) vCenter Server
3 4 (8.33%) WSUS
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (2.08%) Ansible
5 1 (2.08%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (37.50%) Cisco
3 7 (14.58%) Citrix
3 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
4 6 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle
5 5 (10.42%) Percona
6 4 (8.33%) NetApp
7 3 (6.25%) Mitel
7 3 (6.25%) Veeam
8 2 (4.17%) Bomgar
8 2 (4.17%) EMC
9 1 (2.08%) Avaya
9 1 (2.08%) Brocade
9 1 (2.08%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.08%) Sophos
9 1 (2.08%) Sun
9 1 (2.08%) Veritas