Period
to 19 September 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 19 September 2017 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
England > North West
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 45 33
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12 +10
Permanent jobs citing VMware 740 638 824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.60% 5.40% 6.30%
As % of the Vendors category 12.01% 12.52% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 663 529 682
North West median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -6.49% +13.24%
10th Percentile £23,000 £24,904 £22,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6163 5096 5820
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.64% 43.14% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4793 4093 4653
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,300 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,746
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VMware as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for VMware in the North West

VMware
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for VMware in the North West

VMware
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VMware in the North West over the 6 months to 19 September 2017.

Salary histogram for VMware in the North West

VMware
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 September 2017. 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
Manchester -4 459 £37,250 -0.67% 38
Cheshire -16 138 £37,500 +4.17% 14
Merseyside -11 73 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Lancashire +14 62 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Cumbria -11 2 £75,000 +114.29% 3
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2017, IT jobs citing VMware also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VMware.

1 502 (67.84%) Windows
2 377 (50.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 376 (50.81%) Active Directory
4 339 (45.81%) Microsoft
5 305 (41.22%) Hyper-V
6 301 (40.68%) Windows Server
7 238 (32.16%) Cisco
8 200 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
9 198 (26.76%) MS Exchange
10 193 (26.08%) Citrix
11 189 (25.54%) ITIL
12 177 (23.92%) Office 365
13 159 (21.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 154 (20.81%) SAN
15 153 (20.68%) Linux
16 151 (20.41%) DNS
17 147 (19.86%) Firewall
17 147 (19.86%) Microsoft Azure
18 136 (18.38%) WAN
19 130 (17.57%) LAN
20 128 (17.30%) Microsoft Certification
21 125 (16.89%) Amazon AWS
22 118 (15.95%) DHCP
23 116 (15.68%) PowerShell
24 110 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
25 108 (14.59%) DevOps
26 96 (12.97%) MCSE
27 92 (12.43%) Data Centre
28 89 (12.03%) Microsoft Office
29 87 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

VMware
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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
1 198 (26.76%) MS Exchange
2 110 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (9.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (4.73%) IIS
5 34 (4.59%) SharePoint
6 32 (4.32%) Skype for Business
7 17 (2.30%) IBM Notes
8 16 (2.16%) Apache
9 15 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (1.89%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (1.35%) nginx
13 7 (0.95%) Apache Pig
13 7 (0.95%) Apache Spark
13 7 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.81%) CMS
15 5 (0.68%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.68%) WordPress
16 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 89 (12.03%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Epicor Tropos
1 3 (0.41%) Magento
2 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 177 (23.92%) Office 365
2 147 (19.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 125 (16.89%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (4.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 34 (4.59%) IaaS
6 32 (4.32%) Mimecast
7 12 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (1.62%) SaaS
8 10 (1.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 10 (1.35%) G Suite
9 9 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.81%) Amazon S3
11 6 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 5 (0.68%) GitHub
13 4 (0.54%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 2 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 154 (20.81%) SAN
2 151 (20.41%) DNS
3 147 (19.86%) Firewall
4 136 (18.38%) WAN
5 130 (17.57%) LAN
6 118 (15.95%) DHCP
7 84 (11.35%) TCP/IP
8 63 (8.51%) VPN
9 60 (8.11%) VLAN
10 35 (4.73%) VoIP
11 33 (4.46%) Remote Desktop
12 28 (3.78%) Skype
13 22 (2.97%) MPLS
14 18 (2.43%) WLAN
15 17 (2.30%) Internet
16 12 (1.62%) Network Security
17 10 (1.35%) iSCSI
17 10 (1.35%) NAS
17 10 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
18 9 (1.22%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 42 (5.68%) MySQL
3 19 (2.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (2.03%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (0.95%) Apache Hive
7 7 (0.95%) Big Data
7 7 (0.95%) Hadoop
7 7 (0.95%) RDBMS
7 7 (0.95%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.27%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (5.81%) Git (software)
2 35 (4.73%) NuGet
3 27 (3.65%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.81%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.68%) JIRA
5 5 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (0.41%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.41%) Selenium
7 3 (0.41%) Subversion
7 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.27%) GoCD
8 2 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 45 (6.08%) Finance
2 32 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 28 (3.78%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.16%) Retail
5 14 (1.89%) Back Office
6 9 (1.22%) Legal
7 7 (0.95%) Advertising
8 5 (0.68%) Games
8 5 (0.68%) Law
8 5 (0.68%) Military
9 4 (0.54%) Marketing
10 3 (0.41%) Billing
10 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 129 (17.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 114 (15.41%) Support Engineer
3 82 (11.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 66 (8.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 63 (8.51%) Analyst
6 53 (7.16%) DevOps Engineer
6 53 (7.16%) VMware Engineer
7 51 (6.89%) Administrator
8 50 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
9 49 (6.62%) IT Support
10 46 (6.22%) IT Engineer
11 43 (5.81%) Support Analyst
12 42 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
13 41 (5.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 41 (5.54%) Architect
14 36 (4.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 36 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
15 29 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
16 27 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 27 (3.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.97%) Web Services
2 18 (2.43%) LAMP
3 16 (2.16%) .NET
4 8 (1.08%) Middleware
5 7 (0.95%) HTML
6 6 (0.81%) CSS
7 5 (0.68%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.68%) Apache Camel
7 5 (0.68%) CSS3
7 5 (0.68%) Hibernate
7 5 (0.68%) HTML5
7 5 (0.68%) Java EE
7 5 (0.68%) jQuery
7 5 (0.68%) Node.js
7 5 (0.68%) Spring
8 3 (0.41%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.41%) COM
9 2 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.27%) XML
10 1 (0.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 92 (12.43%) Data Centre
2 47 (6.35%) Driving Licence
3 28 (3.78%) iPad
4 17 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.16%) Replication
6 12 (1.62%) iSeries
7 11 (1.49%) Fat Client
7 11 (1.49%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.35%) Life Science
9 7 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (0.95%) PKI
10 6 (0.81%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.68%) NHS
11 5 (0.68%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.54%) EMC VNX
12 4 (0.54%) Tandem
13 3 (0.41%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.41%) FMCG
13 3 (0.41%) HP Storage
13 3 (0.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 502 (67.84%) Windows
2 301 (40.68%) Windows Server
3 200 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 159 (21.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 153 (20.68%) Linux
6 76 (10.27%) Windows 10
7 74 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 50 (6.76%) Windows 8
9 48 (6.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (4.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 33 (4.46%) CentOS
12 16 (2.16%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.35%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.08%) AIX
14 8 (1.08%) Unix
15 7 (0.95%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.81%) Debian
17 5 (0.68%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.54%) Data ONTAP
19 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (25.54%) ITIL
2 108 (14.59%) DevOps
3 87 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (9.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 54 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (5.68%) Problem Management
7 39 (5.27%) Continuous Delivery
8 36 (4.86%) Mentoring
9 35 (4.73%) TDD
10 34 (4.59%) Product Management
11 33 (4.46%) Validation
12 29 (3.92%) Change Management
12 29 (3.92%) Service Delivery
13 28 (3.78%) Capacity Management
14 27 (3.65%) Time Management
15 25 (3.38%) Enterprise Architecture
16 23 (3.11%) Migration
16 23 (3.11%) Network Design
16 23 (3.11%) Performance Management
17 21 (2.84%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (15.68%) PowerShell
2 82 (11.08%) SQL
3 48 (6.49%) Python
4 34 (4.59%) Bash Shell
5 28 (3.78%) Perl
6 25 (3.38%) Java
7 14 (1.89%) VB
7 14 (1.89%) VBScript
8 13 (1.76%) Ruby
9 9 (1.22%) C
10 7 (0.95%) C++
10 7 (0.95%) PHP
10 7 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.68%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.54%) VBA
13 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.14%) C#
14 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 128 (17.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (12.97%) MCSE
3 63 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (8.24%) Degree
5 58 (7.84%) MCSA
6 53 (7.16%) CCNA
7 48 (6.49%) MCP
8 40 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 35 (4.73%) Security Cleared
10 23 (3.11%) CCNP
11 20 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
11 20 (2.70%) SC Cleared
12 17 (2.30%) CCA
13 16 (2.16%) MCITP
14 12 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (1.49%) A+ Certification
16 10 (1.35%) DBS Check
17 8 (1.08%) DV Cleared
17 8 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
18 5 (0.68%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (9.59%) QA
2 43 (5.81%) SLA
3 20 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.08%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.68%) GDPR
6 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 377 (50.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 376 (50.81%) Active Directory
3 305 (41.22%) Hyper-V
4 67 (9.05%) vSphere
5 55 (7.43%) XenApp
6 50 (6.76%) VMware ESXi
7 41 (5.54%) Terminal Services
8 33 (4.46%) Virtual Machines
9 26 (3.51%) XenDesktop
10 23 (3.11%) Xen
11 21 (2.84%) VirtualBox
12 17 (2.30%) Docker
13 11 (1.49%) VMware Server
14 9 (1.22%) KVM
14 9 (1.22%) XenServer
15 8 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
16 5 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (0.54%) VMware NSX
18 3 (0.41%) Varnish
18 3 (0.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 76 (10.27%) Puppet
2 69 (9.32%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (9.05%) Ansible
4 35 (4.73%) WSUS
5 34 (4.59%) SCCM
6 22 (2.97%) SCOM
7 14 (1.89%) Nagios
8 12 (1.62%) Terraform
9 11 (1.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (1.35%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.81%) Backup Exec
11 6 (0.81%) vCenter Server
12 5 (0.68%) HP Data Protector
12 5 (0.68%) NetBackup
13 4 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (0.54%) vRealize
14 3 (0.41%) AirWatch
14 3 (0.41%) cPanel
14 3 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.41%) Plesk
Vendors
1 339 (45.81%) Microsoft
2 238 (32.16%) Cisco
3 193 (26.08%) Citrix
4 73 (9.86%) NetApp
5 71 (9.59%) Veeam
6 67 (9.05%) HP
7 46 (6.22%) Google
8 34 (4.59%) Red Hat
9 27 (3.65%) Dell
10 25 (3.38%) Symantec
11 23 (3.11%) EqualLogic
12 20 (2.70%) EMC
13 19 (2.57%) CommVault
14 17 (2.30%) Lotus
15 12 (1.62%) Avaya
15 12 (1.62%) Infor
15 12 (1.62%) Mitel
15 12 (1.62%) Oracle
16 11 (1.49%) IBM
17 9 (1.22%) Juniper