Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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
England > North West
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 52 41
Rank change year-on-year +18 -11 -9
Permanent jobs citing VMware 800 691 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.81% 5.20% 5.91%
As % of the Vendors category 15.33% 11.24% 13.24%
Number of salaries quoted 667 601 622
North West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -6.80%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,500 £53,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 5,218 6,147 5,545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.40% 46.22% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,152 4,756 4,429
North West median annual salary £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.12% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £72,312 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
Manchester +22 562 £40,000 +14.29% 82
Cheshire +9 109 £39,000 +13.04% 21
Merseyside +23 76 £33,000 -22.35% 13
Lancashire -6 45 £31,000 -0.80% 10
Cumbria +7 7 £47,500 -5.00% 3
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 North West region with a requirement for VMware.

1 560 (70.00%) Windows
2 473 (59.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 409 (51.13%) Active Directory
4 342 (42.75%) Microsoft
5 319 (39.88%) Windows Server
6 301 (37.63%) Cisco
7 242 (30.25%) Linux
8 208 (26.00%) Office 365
9 201 (25.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 198 (24.75%) Hyper-V
11 194 (24.25%) ITIL
12 190 (23.75%) SQL
13 179 (22.38%) Citrix
14 173 (21.63%) SAN
15 170 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
16 169 (21.13%) Firewall
17 156 (19.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 153 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
19 148 (18.50%) Disaster Recovery
20 147 (18.38%) DNS
21 142 (17.75%) Finance
22 132 (16.50%) Mentoring
23 123 (15.38%) LAN
24 122 (15.25%) MS Exchange
25 119 (14.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 117 (14.63%) WAN
27 109 (13.63%) DHCP
28 106 (13.25%) Management Information System
29 105 (13.13%) PCI DSS
30 104 (13.00%) Information Security

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
1 122 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 70 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 70 (8.75%) SharePoint
3 59 (7.38%) IIS
4 55 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (3.13%) Skype for Business
6 21 (2.63%) Apache
7 17 (2.13%) JBoss
8 15 (1.88%) nginx
9 12 (1.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.25%) Tomcat
11 9 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (1.13%) WebLogic
11 9 (1.13%) WebSphere
12 8 (1.00%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
14 6 (0.75%) CMS
15 5 (0.63%) CloudStack
15 5 (0.63%) Confluence
16 3 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 79 (9.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 54 (6.75%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.75%) Visualfiles
2 4 (0.50%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.38%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.13%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 208 (26.00%) Office 365
2 153 (19.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 99 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (4.00%) IaaS
5 14 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.25%) GitHub
7 10 (1.25%) SaaS
8 6 (0.75%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (0.38%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.25%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.25%) PaaS
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.13%) G Suite
11 1 (0.13%) NuGet
11 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 173 (21.63%) SAN
2 169 (21.13%) Firewall
3 147 (18.38%) DNS
4 123 (15.38%) LAN
5 117 (14.63%) WAN
6 109 (13.63%) DHCP
7 102 (12.75%) Network Security
8 96 (12.00%) TCP/IP
9 82 (10.25%) Wi-Fi
10 50 (6.25%) VoIP
11 41 (5.13%) Wireless
12 38 (4.75%) VPN
13 36 (4.50%) VLAN
14 24 (3.00%) iSCSI
15 21 (2.63%) IP Telephony
15 21 (2.63%) Unified Communications
16 18 (2.25%) NetScaler
16 18 (2.25%) Remote Desktop
16 18 (2.25%) Skype
17 17 (2.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.00%) MySQL
3 15 (1.88%) MongoDB
4 13 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 11 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.50%) Big Data
11 4 (0.50%) Couchbase
11 4 (0.50%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (4.63%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.75%) Cucumber
2 14 (1.75%) Selenium
3 10 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.13%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (1.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (0.63%) JIRA
7 5 (0.63%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.50%) Hudson
8 4 (0.50%) MSBuild
9 3 (0.38%) GitLab
10 1 (0.13%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.13%) Subversion
10 1 (0.13%) WiX
General
1 142 (17.75%) Finance
2 88 (11.00%) Legal
3 59 (7.38%) Telecoms
4 30 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 30 (3.75%) Retail
5 21 (2.63%) Publishing
6 18 (2.25%) Electronics
7 16 (2.00%) Marketing
8 8 (1.00%) Law
9 7 (0.88%) Local Government
10 6 (0.75%) Military
11 4 (0.50%) Back Office
11 4 (0.50%) Games
12 2 (0.25%) Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Billing
13 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 180 (22.50%) Analyst
2 144 (18.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 112 (14.00%) IT Analyst
4 106 (13.25%) Support Engineer
5 84 (10.50%) Senior Analyst
6 81 (10.13%) IT Security Analyst
6 81 (10.13%) Security Analyst
6 81 (10.13%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 81 (10.13%) Senior Security Analyst
7 79 (9.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 78 (9.75%) IT Support
9 55 (6.88%) Service Analyst
10 52 (6.50%) IT Engineer
11 50 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
12 48 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
13 46 (5.75%) Server Support
14 45 (5.63%) Infrastructure Support
15 43 (5.38%) VMware Engineer
16 42 (5.25%) Architect
16 42 (5.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (4.38%) Web Services
2 10 (1.25%) LAMP
2 10 (1.25%) Middleware
3 8 (1.00%) LEMP Stack
4 7 (0.88%) .NET
5 6 (0.75%) HTML
5 6 (0.75%) OpenVZ
5 6 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
5 6 (0.75%) XML
6 5 (0.63%) 802.1X
6 5 (0.63%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (0.50%) jQuery
7 4 (0.50%) React
8 2 (0.25%) COM
8 2 (0.25%) LDAP
8 2 (0.25%) OAuth
8 2 (0.25%) SAML
9 1 (0.13%) Node.js
9 1 (0.13%) REST
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 106 (13.25%) Management Information System
2 77 (9.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 57 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 40 (5.00%) Driving Licence
6 37 (4.63%) Clustering
7 27 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
8 26 (3.25%) Replication
9 15 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (1.88%) Enterprise Storage
10 14 (1.75%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.00%) iPhone
11 8 (1.00%) Smartphone
12 7 (0.88%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.88%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.88%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.63%) NHS
13 5 (0.63%) Robotics
14 4 (0.50%) Life Science
14 4 (0.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 560 (70.00%) Windows
2 319 (39.88%) Windows Server
3 242 (30.25%) Linux
4 201 (25.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 170 (21.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (9.50%) Windows 10
7 57 (7.13%) Windows 7
8 34 (4.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (3.00%) CentOS
11 23 (2.88%) Unix
12 15 (1.88%) Mac OS
13 13 (1.63%) Windows 8
14 12 (1.50%) Mac OS X
15 10 (1.25%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.88%) Solaris
17 6 (0.75%) Android
18 5 (0.63%) FreeBSD
18 5 (0.63%) OpenBSD
18 5 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (24.25%) ITIL
2 156 (19.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 148 (18.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 132 (16.50%) Mentoring
5 104 (13.00%) Information Security
6 99 (12.38%) Business Continuity
7 87 (10.88%) DevOps
8 83 (10.38%) Penetration Testing
8 83 (10.38%) SIEM
9 80 (10.00%) Web Development
10 79 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
10 79 (9.88%) Data Protection
11 78 (9.75%) Risk Analysis
11 78 (9.75%) Threat Analysis
12 77 (9.63%) Due Diligence
12 77 (9.63%) Scenario Testing
12 77 (9.63%) Vulnerability Management
13 71 (8.88%) Service Management
14 70 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
15 60 (7.50%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (23.75%) SQL
2 92 (11.50%) PowerShell
3 53 (6.63%) Python
4 37 (4.63%) Perl
5 32 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 32 (4.00%) Java
6 22 (2.75%) Ruby
7 14 (1.75%) C++
8 11 (1.38%) PHP
9 10 (1.25%) C
10 9 (1.13%) VBScript
11 8 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.75%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.63%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.50%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.50%) C#
14 4 (0.50%) Korn
15 2 (0.25%) Go
16 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 88 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (10.25%) CISSP
3 81 (10.13%) CREST Certified
3 81 (10.13%) SANS
4 54 (6.75%) MCSE
5 49 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (5.13%) Degree
7 39 (4.88%) CCNA
8 35 (4.38%) MCSA
9 32 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (3.50%) CCNP
11 26 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (3.13%) MCP
13 21 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
14 16 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 15 (1.88%) Security Cleared
16 11 (1.38%) MCITP
16 11 (1.38%) MCTS
17 10 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 9 (1.13%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (14.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 105 (13.13%) PCI DSS
3 85 (10.63%) GDPR
4 34 (4.25%) SLA
5 16 (2.00%) QA
6 5 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.25%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 473 (59.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 409 (51.13%) Active Directory
3 198 (24.75%) Hyper-V
4 86 (10.75%) VMware ESXi
5 64 (8.00%) vSphere
6 58 (7.25%) XenApp
7 55 (6.88%) Virtual Servers
8 45 (5.63%) XenDesktop
9 43 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
10 29 (3.63%) Terminal Services
11 26 (3.25%) Docker
12 13 (1.63%) KVM
12 13 (1.63%) VirtualBox
13 12 (1.50%) vCloud
13 12 (1.50%) VMware NSX
14 11 (1.38%) VMware Server
15 10 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
16 8 (1.00%) Xen
17 7 (0.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 7 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (5.88%) Puppet
2 46 (5.75%) SCCM
3 43 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (3.13%) Nagios
5 23 (2.88%) Ansible
6 22 (2.75%) SCOM
7 18 (2.25%) vCenter Server
8 16 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (1.63%) WSUS
10 12 (1.50%) SCOrch
11 11 (1.38%) AirWatch
12 10 (1.25%) Kubernetes
13 9 (1.13%) Backup Exec
13 9 (1.13%) Packer
13 9 (1.13%) Terraform
14 8 (1.00%) vRealize
15 7 (0.88%) FortiGate
15 7 (0.88%) NetBackup
15 7 (0.88%) Pacemaker
16 6 (0.75%) Cacti
Vendors
1 342 (42.75%) Microsoft
2 301 (37.63%) Cisco
3 179 (22.38%) Citrix
4 79 (9.88%) Veeam
5 49 (6.13%) NetApp
6 46 (5.75%) HP
7 45 (5.63%) SolarWinds
8 42 (5.25%) Red Hat
9 36 (4.50%) Dell
9 36 (4.50%) Fortinet
10 35 (4.38%) EMC
11 23 (2.88%) Avaya
12 21 (2.63%) Huawei
12 21 (2.63%) Nimble Storage
12 21 (2.63%) Oracle
13 19 (2.38%) Google
13 19 (2.38%) IBM
14 17 (2.13%) Apple
15 15 (1.88%) Atlassian
16 13 (1.63%) EqualLogic