Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 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
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 40 50
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10 0
Permanent jobs citing VMware 594 713 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.61% 5.85% 5.46%
As % of the Vendors category 14.19% 13.22% 11.78%
Number of salaries quoted 503 590 653
North West median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.33% - -
10th Percentile £24,400 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,500 £58,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.44% +5.88% -

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 4,185 5,392 6,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.55% 44.21% 46.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,993 4,291 4,793
North West median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 -10 320 £42,500 +13.33% 95
Cheshire +33 157 £35,500 -5.33% 39
Lancashire -12 71 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Merseyside -26 33 £37,500 - 16
Cumbria -2 11 £32,500 -35.00% 4
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 403 (67.85%) Windows
2 360 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 347 (58.42%) Microsoft
4 304 (51.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 265 (44.61%) Windows Server
6 253 (42.59%) Cisco
7 227 (38.22%) Office 365
8 216 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 209 (35.19%) DNS
10 179 (30.13%) ITIL
11 171 (28.79%) Hyper-V
12 170 (28.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 169 (28.45%) DHCP
14 152 (25.59%) Firewall
15 127 (21.38%) Amazon AWS
16 126 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
17 124 (20.88%) WAN
18 117 (19.70%) Linux
19 116 (19.53%) LAN
20 115 (19.36%) Microsoft Certification
21 114 (19.19%) MS Exchange
22 110 (18.52%) SAN
23 108 (18.18%) TCP/IP
24 95 (15.99%) Citrix
25 93 (15.66%) HP
26 88 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
27 85 (14.31%) Cisco Certification
27 85 (14.31%) SQL Server
27 85 (14.31%) SCCM
28 81 (13.64%) PowerShell

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
1 114 (19.19%) MS Exchange
2 60 (10.10%) SharePoint
3 38 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (5.72%) IIS
5 30 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (2.36%) WebSphere
7 12 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.85%) Apache
8 11 (1.85%) IBM Notes
8 11 (1.85%) Skype for Business
9 10 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.34%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.17%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (10.27%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.34%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
2 4 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (0.67%) Infor SunSystems
2 4 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.34%) Sage 50
3 2 (0.34%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 227 (38.22%) Office 365
2 216 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 127 (21.38%) Amazon AWS
4 37 (6.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 26 (4.38%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (1.85%) IaaS
7 10 (1.68%) G Suite
8 7 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.84%) SaaS
10 4 (0.67%) GitHub
10 4 (0.67%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.51%) PaaS
12 2 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.17%) Azure Stack
13 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 209 (35.19%) DNS
2 169 (28.45%) DHCP
3 152 (25.59%) Firewall
4 124 (20.88%) WAN
5 116 (19.53%) LAN
6 110 (18.52%) SAN
7 108 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 71 (11.95%) VLAN
9 42 (7.07%) VoIP
9 42 (7.07%) VPN
10 41 (6.90%) Wireless
11 33 (5.56%) Network Security
12 32 (5.39%) Internet
13 25 (4.21%) iSCSI
14 24 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (4.04%) Fibre Channel
15 22 (3.70%) Broadband
15 22 (3.70%) NAS
16 21 (3.54%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (14.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (2.19%) MySQL
4 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (1.01%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.84%) MS Access
7 5 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
7 5 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.34%) MariaDB
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.34%) RethinkDB
10 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
2 9 (1.52%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.51%) GitLab
6 2 (0.34%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.34%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.34%) NetBeans
6 2 (0.34%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.17%) MSI
General
1 67 (11.28%) Finance
2 44 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 33 (5.56%) Retail
4 30 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.85%) Local Government
6 5 (0.84%) Marketing
7 4 (0.67%) Back Office
7 4 (0.67%) Banking
7 4 (0.67%) Legal
8 3 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Advertising
9 2 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.34%) German Language
9 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.34%) Polish Language
9 2 (0.34%) Russian Language
9 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.34%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 145 (24.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 95 (15.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 68 (11.45%) Support Engineer
4 61 (10.27%) Analyst
5 55 (9.26%) IT Engineer
6 51 (8.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 45 (7.58%) Consultant
8 41 (6.90%) IT Support
8 41 (6.90%) Network Engineer
9 37 (6.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 37 (6.23%) Architect
10 35 (5.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 34 (5.72%) Support Analyst
12 33 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
13 30 (5.05%) IT Manager
14 29 (4.88%) Administrator
14 29 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
15 25 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support
16 24 (4.04%) Cloud Architect
16 24 (4.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.24%) Web Services
2 17 (2.86%) Middleware
3 14 (2.36%) Flash
4 13 (2.19%) .NET
5 8 (1.35%) 802.1X
6 5 (0.84%) XML
7 4 (0.67%) HTML
8 3 (0.51%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (0.51%) WCF
9 2 (0.34%) CSS
9 2 (0.34%) HTML5
9 2 (0.34%) JSON
9 2 (0.34%) Node.js
9 2 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.34%) SAML
9 2 (0.34%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.34%) SOAP
10 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.17%) COM
10 1 (0.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (12.63%) Data Centre
2 55 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.22%) Replication
3 31 (5.22%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 19 (3.20%) FlexPod
6 15 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 15 (2.53%) EMC VNX
6 15 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (1.85%) Public Cloud
8 8 (1.35%) FMCG
8 8 (1.35%) PKI
8 8 (1.35%) PlayStation
8 8 (1.35%) Xbox
9 6 (1.01%) Data Protection Act
9 6 (1.01%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.01%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.01%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.84%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 403 (67.85%) Windows
2 265 (44.61%) Windows Server
3 126 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 117 (19.70%) Linux
5 80 (13.47%) Windows 10
6 72 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 65 (10.94%) Windows 7
8 29 (4.88%) Unix
9 19 (3.20%) CentOS
10 17 (2.86%) Ubuntu
11 16 (2.69%) Mac OS X
12 15 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (2.19%) Data ONTAP
14 12 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (1.68%) HPUX
16 8 (1.35%) AIX
16 8 (1.35%) Windows 8
17 6 (1.01%) Android
17 6 (1.01%) Apple iOS
18 5 (0.84%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (30.13%) ITIL
2 170 (28.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 66 (11.11%) DevOps
4 65 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 62 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
6 59 (9.93%) Migration
7 44 (7.41%) Project Management
8 42 (7.07%) Mentoring
8 42 (7.07%) Problem Management
9 35 (5.89%) Coaching
10 34 (5.72%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (5.72%) Change Management
10 34 (5.72%) IT Strategy
11 30 (5.05%) Presales
12 29 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
14 27 (4.55%) PRINCE2
14 27 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
15 26 (4.38%) Service Management
16 25 (4.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 81 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 73 (12.29%) SQL
3 26 (4.38%) Bash Shell
4 18 (3.03%) C
5 16 (2.69%) Python
6 8 (1.35%) VB.NET
7 6 (1.01%) PHP
7 6 (1.01%) T-SQL
8 4 (0.67%) Java
8 4 (0.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.67%) Perl
9 3 (0.51%) C#
9 3 (0.51%) VB
9 3 (0.51%) VBA
10 2 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 115 (19.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (14.31%) Cisco Certification
3 77 (12.96%) CCNA
4 73 (12.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 70 (11.78%) MCSA
6 54 (9.09%) Degree
7 41 (6.90%) MCSE
8 31 (5.22%) MCP
9 29 (4.88%) CCNP
10 19 (3.20%) SSCP
11 18 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (2.19%) Security Cleared
13 12 (2.02%) RHCA
14 11 (1.85%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 11 (1.85%) SC Cleared
14 11 (1.85%) VCAP
15 10 (1.68%) MCITP
16 9 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 9 (1.52%) VCP6
17 6 (1.01%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.92%) SLA
2 44 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (3.03%) GDPR
4 12 (2.02%) PMO
5 11 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (1.68%) COBIT
6 10 (1.68%) ISO 9001
7 8 (1.35%) ISO 22301
8 5 (0.84%) PCI DSS
9 4 (0.67%) NIST
10 2 (0.34%) QA
11 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 360 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 304 (51.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 171 (28.79%) Hyper-V
4 88 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
5 79 (13.30%) vSphere
6 25 (4.21%) Virtual Machines
7 24 (4.04%) Terminal Services
7 24 (4.04%) XenApp
8 21 (3.54%) VMware NSX
9 17 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (2.69%) XenDesktop
11 13 (2.19%) Virtual Desktop
12 12 (2.02%) NFS
12 12 (2.02%) pfSense
12 12 (2.02%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (1.18%) Docker
13 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 5 (0.84%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 4 (0.67%) Terminal Server
16 3 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 85 (14.31%) SCCM
2 39 (6.57%) WSUS
3 17 (2.86%) Ansible
4 15 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 14 (2.36%) Cisco CUCM
5 14 (2.36%) Puppet
6 13 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
7 10 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.35%) Terraform
9 7 (1.18%) SCOM
10 6 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
10 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.84%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.84%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.84%) vCenter Server
12 4 (0.67%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (0.67%) vMotion
13 3 (0.51%) FortiGate
13 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 347 (58.42%) Microsoft
2 253 (42.59%) Cisco
3 95 (15.99%) Citrix
4 93 (15.66%) HP
5 73 (12.29%) NetApp
6 62 (10.44%) Veeam
7 39 (6.57%) Meraki
8 34 (5.72%) IBM
8 34 (5.72%) Red Hat
9 29 (4.88%) EMC
10 27 (4.55%) Dell
11 26 (4.38%) Fortinet
11 26 (4.38%) Oracle
12 20 (3.37%) Google
12 20 (3.37%) Palo Alto
13 16 (2.69%) McAfee
14 15 (2.53%) Rackspace
15 14 (2.36%) Apple
16 13 (2.19%) BT
16 13 (2.19%) CheckPoint