Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 39 58
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 -15
Permanent jobs citing VMware 445 629 655
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 5.52% 6.22% 5.04%
As % of the Vendors category 13.32% 14.74% 11.05%
Number of salaries quoted 385 563 569
Median annual salary £44,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.10% +4.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £28,946 £24,600 £23,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3,340 4,267 5,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.45% 42.17% 45.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2,460 3,297 4,742
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

VMware
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing VMware as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing VMware in the North West.

Salary trend for VMware in the North West

VMware
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing VMware in the North West over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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 -17 248 £40,000 -5.33% 54
Cheshire +17 117 £47,500 +39.71% 18
Merseyside -12 33 £51,250 +41.38% 11
Lancashire -6 31 £55,000 +77.42% 8
Cumbria -4 16 £37,500 +15.38% 5
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 North West region with a requirement for VMware.

1 299 (67.19%) Windows
2 261 (58.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 216 (48.54%) Microsoft
4 213 (47.87%) Active Directory
5 211 (47.42%) Azure
6 188 (42.25%) Windows Server
7 164 (36.85%) Office 365
8 161 (36.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 156 (35.06%) Cisco
10 127 (28.54%) AWS
11 126 (28.31%) Firewall
12 111 (24.94%) Linux
13 90 (20.22%) Citrix
14 87 (19.55%) Hyper-V
15 80 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
16 78 (17.53%) SQL Server
17 74 (16.63%) Data Centre
18 71 (15.96%) DevOps
19 68 (15.28%) SAN
20 67 (15.06%) ITIL
20 67 (15.06%) Puppet
20 67 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
21 65 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
21 65 (14.61%) DNS
22 61 (13.71%) Windows Server 2016
23 59 (13.26%) WAN
23 59 (13.26%) Microsoft Certification
24 58 (13.03%) MS Exchange
24 58 (13.03%) VMware ESXi
24 58 (13.03%) Windows Server 2008

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 58 (13.03%) MS Exchange
2 33 (7.42%) IIS
3 27 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (5.84%) SharePoint
5 14 (3.15%) Apache
6 13 (2.92%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.25%) Skype for Business
7 10 (2.25%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.57%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (0.90%) nginx
11 4 (0.90%) SAS
12 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.45%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 32 (7.19%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.22%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 211 (47.42%) Azure
2 164 (36.85%) Office 365
3 127 (28.54%) AWS
4 24 (5.39%) IaaS
5 23 (5.17%) SaaS
6 20 (4.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (4.49%) PaaS
7 17 (3.82%) GCP
8 13 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (2.70%) Amazon S3
10 9 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (2.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 7 (1.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (1.35%) GitHub
12 6 (1.35%) IBM Cloud
12 6 (1.35%) Power Platform
12 6 (1.35%) Slack
13 5 (1.12%) AWS CodeBuild
14 4 (0.90%) Route 53
15 3 (0.67%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 126 (28.31%) Firewall
2 68 (15.28%) SAN
3 65 (14.61%) DNS
4 59 (13.26%) WAN
5 57 (12.81%) LAN
6 43 (9.66%) DHCP
7 36 (8.09%) VoIP
8 35 (7.87%) VLAN
9 29 (6.52%) TCP/IP
10 28 (6.29%) VPN
11 18 (4.04%) Network Security
11 18 (4.04%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (3.60%) Unified Communications
13 15 (3.37%) NAS
13 15 (3.37%) Wireless
14 14 (3.15%) NetScaler
15 13 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (2.47%) VSAN
17 10 (2.25%) SMTP
18 9 (2.02%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.17%) MySQL
3 17 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (2.92%) Oracle Database
5 12 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
5 12 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (2.02%) MariaDB
8 9 (2.02%) NoSQL
8 9 (2.02%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (2.02%) SQL Server 2017
9 8 (1.80%) GIS
10 7 (1.57%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.35%) Big Data
11 6 (1.35%) Power BI
12 4 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (9.66%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.74%) Jenkins
3 24 (5.39%) Octopus Deploy
4 21 (4.72%) Bitbucket
4 21 (4.72%) TeamCity
5 7 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (1.35%) Artifactory
6 6 (1.35%) GitLab
6 6 (1.35%) JIRA
6 6 (1.35%) Selenium
6 6 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.90%) Subversion
8 1 (0.22%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (0.22%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (9.44%) Finance
2 29 (6.52%) Public Sector
3 28 (6.29%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.72%) Retail
5 13 (2.92%) Legal
6 6 (1.35%) Law
7 5 (1.12%) Banking
7 5 (1.12%) Fire and Rescue
7 5 (1.12%) Local Government
7 5 (1.12%) Police
7 5 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.67%) Marketing
9 2 (0.45%) Billing
9 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.45%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 129 (28.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 53 (11.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 48 (10.79%) Support Engineer
4 44 (9.89%) IT Engineer
5 31 (6.97%) 3rd Line Support
6 30 (6.74%) Network Engineer
7 26 (5.84%) Analyst
8 25 (5.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 24 (5.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 24 (5.39%) Consultant
10 23 (5.17%) VMware Engineer
11 21 (4.72%) Server Engineer
12 20 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
13 19 (4.27%) Architect
13 19 (4.27%) Cloud Engineer
13 19 (4.27%) Infrastructure Manager
13 19 (4.27%) IT Support
14 18 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
14 18 (4.04%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.74%) Web Services
2 15 (3.37%) LDAP
3 9 (2.02%) LAMP
4 6 (1.35%) Middleware
5 5 (1.12%) .NET
6 4 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (0.67%) SAML
8 2 (0.45%) POSIX
9 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.22%) COM
9 1 (0.22%) HTML
9 1 (0.22%) J2EE
9 1 (0.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (16.63%) Data Centre
2 44 (9.89%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 15 (3.37%) Clustering
5 14 (3.15%) Driving Licence
6 13 (2.92%) Replication
7 12 (2.70%) User Experience
8 11 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (2.25%) Life Science
9 10 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.80%) EMC VNX
11 8 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.80%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.80%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.35%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (1.35%) Wiki
13 5 (1.12%) CCTV
14 4 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 299 (67.19%) Windows
2 188 (42.25%) Windows Server
3 111 (24.94%) Linux
4 67 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 61 (13.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 58 (13.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (8.31%) Windows 10
8 33 (7.42%) Windows 7
9 23 (5.17%) Unix
10 18 (4.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (2.70%) Windows 8
11 12 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (2.47%) CentOS
13 10 (2.25%) HPUX
14 5 (1.12%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.90%) Solaris
15 4 (0.90%) SUSE
15 4 (0.90%) VMS
16 2 (0.45%) AIX
16 2 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (36.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 80 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (15.96%) DevOps
4 67 (15.06%) ITIL
5 65 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
6 52 (11.69%) Mentoring
7 39 (8.76%) Configuration Management
8 38 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 37 (8.31%) High Availability
9 37 (8.31%) Service Management
10 35 (7.87%) Service Delivery
11 33 (7.42%) Migration
12 29 (6.52%) Coaching
13 26 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
14 24 (5.39%) Change Management
15 19 (4.27%) Open Source
15 19 (4.27%) Presales
16 18 (4.04%) Computer Science
16 18 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (4.04%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 57 (12.81%) Python
1 57 (12.81%) SQL
2 52 (11.69%) PowerShell
3 25 (5.62%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.25%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.02%) C#
6 7 (1.57%) Java
6 7 (1.57%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.12%) VBScript
8 4 (0.90%) Go
8 4 (0.90%) Ruby
9 2 (0.45%) AWK
9 2 (0.45%) Korn
9 2 (0.45%) Perl
9 2 (0.45%) sed
9 2 (0.45%) VB
10 1 (0.22%) PHP
10 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (13.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (9.89%) MCSE
3 37 (8.31%) Degree
4 35 (7.87%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (6.29%) CCNA
5 28 (6.29%) MCSA
6 26 (5.84%) Security Cleared
7 22 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 19 (4.27%) MCITP
9 18 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
10 17 (3.82%) MCTS
11 13 (2.92%) CCNP
12 10 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.25%) SC Cleared
13 9 (2.02%) CCIE
13 9 (2.02%) MCP
13 9 (2.02%) Oracle Certification
14 7 (1.57%) CISSP
15 5 (1.12%) CCDP
16 4 (0.90%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.84%) GDPR
2 23 (5.17%) SLA
3 12 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.57%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.90%) NIST
5 4 (0.90%) PMO
6 2 (0.45%) QA
7 1 (0.22%) COBIT
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.22%) DICOM
7 1 (0.22%) GxP
7 1 (0.22%) HL7
7 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 261 (58.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 213 (47.87%) Active Directory
3 87 (19.55%) Hyper-V
4 58 (13.03%) VMware ESXi
4 58 (13.03%) vSphere
5 40 (8.99%) Docker
6 23 (5.17%) XenApp
7 17 (3.82%) XenDesktop
8 14 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (2.47%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 10 (2.25%) VMware NSX
11 9 (2.02%) NFS
11 9 (2.02%) Samba
12 8 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
13 6 (1.35%) Xen
14 5 (1.12%) vCloud
14 5 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 67 (15.06%) Puppet
2 54 (12.13%) Ansible
2 54 (12.13%) SCCM
3 48 (10.79%) Terraform
4 31 (6.97%) Opscode Chef
5 28 (6.29%) Kubernetes
6 16 (3.60%) WSUS
7 15 (3.37%) Nagios
8 13 (2.92%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (2.70%) vRealize
10 11 (2.47%) vCenter Server
11 10 (2.25%) XenMobile
12 9 (2.02%) Cacti
12 9 (2.02%) Galera Cluster
12 9 (2.02%) HAProxy
12 9 (2.02%) SCOM
13 8 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
14 7 (1.57%) FortiGate
15 6 (1.35%) Kibana
15 6 (1.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 216 (48.54%) Microsoft
2 156 (35.06%) Cisco
3 90 (20.22%) Citrix
4 53 (11.91%) HP
5 41 (9.21%) NetApp
6 36 (8.09%) Oracle
7 33 (7.42%) EMC
8 25 (5.62%) Veeam
9 19 (4.27%) Fortinet
9 19 (4.27%) IBM
10 16 (3.60%) Palo Alto
11 15 (3.37%) Dell
11 15 (3.37%) Meraki
11 15 (3.37%) Red Hat
12 14 (3.15%) McAfee
13 12 (2.70%) CheckPoint
14 10 (2.25%) Polycom
14 10 (2.25%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.80%) Google
15 8 (1.80%) Red Box