Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 38 32
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing VMware 678 750 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.36% 6.08% 6.16%
As % of the Vendors category 11.25% 13.86% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 585 647 599
North West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,300 £24,400 £21,695
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £52,500
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 6,025 5,412 5,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 47.64% 43.89% 42.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4,711 4,357 4,162
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £59,500 £57,225
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -14 422 £37,500 -6.25% 67
Cheshire -21 136 £34,000 -0.73% 36
Lancashire +22 61 £30,000 -14.29% 11
Merseyside -7 50 £42,500 -5.56% 10
Cumbria -7 6 £29,500 -1.67% 5
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 505 (74.48%) Windows
2 383 (56.49%) Active Directory
3 364 (53.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 320 (47.20%) Microsoft
5 317 (46.76%) Windows Server
6 316 (46.61%) Hyper-V
7 249 (36.73%) Cisco
8 238 (35.10%) Office 365
9 225 (33.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 204 (30.09%) ITIL
11 184 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 168 (24.78%) MS Exchange
13 163 (24.04%) Citrix
14 159 (23.45%) Linux
15 158 (23.30%) DNS
16 153 (22.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 148 (21.83%) Firewall
18 139 (20.50%) WAN
19 134 (19.76%) LAN
20 126 (18.58%) SAN
21 123 (18.14%) TCP/IP
22 119 (17.55%) DHCP
23 114 (16.81%) MCSE
24 113 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
25 110 (16.22%) DevOps
25 110 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
26 109 (16.08%) SQL
27 100 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
28 94 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
29 84 (12.39%) SQL Server

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
1 168 (24.78%) MS Exchange
2 110 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (7.82%) SharePoint
4 52 (7.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 35 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (3.83%) Skype for Business
7 23 (3.39%) IIS
8 22 (3.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (2.36%) Apache
10 14 (2.06%) Tomcat
11 13 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (1.47%) Apache Pig
12 10 (1.47%) Apache Spark
12 10 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
12 10 (1.47%) nginx
13 6 (0.88%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.59%) WordPress
15 2 (0.29%) WebSphere
16 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.15%) Site Server
Applications
1 100 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (1.03%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 5 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.44%) Pegasus Opera
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.29%) Epicor Tropos
5 2 (0.29%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 1000
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 238 (35.10%) Office 365
2 113 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 94 (13.86%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (4.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (3.98%) Mimecast
6 24 (3.54%) IaaS
7 21 (3.10%) SaaS
8 15 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (2.21%) Serverless
9 9 (1.33%) OneDrive
9 9 (1.33%) PaaS
10 8 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (1.18%) G Suite
11 6 (0.88%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (0.88%) Amazon SQS
11 6 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.59%) GitHub
13 2 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.29%) Route 53
13 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 158 (23.30%) DNS
2 148 (21.83%) Firewall
3 139 (20.50%) WAN
4 134 (19.76%) LAN
5 126 (18.58%) SAN
6 123 (18.14%) TCP/IP
7 119 (17.55%) DHCP
8 51 (7.52%) VPN
9 50 (7.37%) VLAN
10 37 (5.46%) VoIP
11 25 (3.69%) Network Security
12 20 (2.95%) Wi-Fi
13 15 (2.21%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (1.92%) WLAN
15 12 (1.77%) Internet
15 12 (1.77%) Remote Desktop
15 12 (1.77%) Skype
16 8 (1.18%) Wireless
17 7 (1.03%) iSCSI
17 7 (1.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.19%) MySQL
3 17 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.06%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 13 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (1.92%) DTS
7 12 (1.77%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.47%) Apache Hive
8 10 (1.47%) Big Data
8 10 (1.47%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.47%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 30 (4.42%) Jenkins
2 29 (4.28%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.65%) NuGet
4 10 (1.47%) Cucumber
4 10 (1.47%) Selenium
5 7 (1.03%) Subversion
6 6 (0.88%) Bitbucket
7 5 (0.74%) JIRA
7 5 (0.74%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.59%) GoCD
8 4 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.59%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.15%) MSI
General
1 37 (5.46%) Telecoms
2 35 (5.16%) Finance
3 30 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 21 (3.10%) Retail
5 14 (2.06%) Games
6 12 (1.77%) Military
7 7 (1.03%) Back Office
7 7 (1.03%) Local Government
8 4 (0.59%) Marketing
9 3 (0.44%) Billing
9 3 (0.44%) Legal
10 2 (0.29%) Advertising
10 2 (0.29%) Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Law
10 2 (0.29%) Publishing
10 2 (0.29%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 149 (21.98%) Support Engineer
2 111 (16.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 92 (13.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 73 (10.77%) Analyst
5 64 (9.44%) 3rd Line Support
6 60 (8.85%) IT Support
6 60 (8.85%) Support Analyst
7 59 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 54 (7.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 50 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
9 50 (7.37%) Systems Engineer
10 49 (7.23%) IT Engineer
11 48 (7.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 48 (7.08%) Administrator
12 47 (6.93%) VMware Engineer
13 37 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 32 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
15 29 (4.28%) Team Leader
16 28 (4.13%) Windows Engineer
17 26 (3.83%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.01%) Web Services
2 19 (2.80%) Middleware
3 16 (2.36%) LAMP
3 16 (2.36%) Node.js
4 13 (1.92%) CSS
4 13 (1.92%) HTML
5 10 (1.47%) .NET
5 10 (1.47%) AngularJS
5 10 (1.47%) Apache Camel
5 10 (1.47%) CSS3
5 10 (1.47%) Hibernate
5 10 (1.47%) HTML5
5 10 (1.47%) Java EE
5 10 (1.47%) jQuery
5 10 (1.47%) Spring
6 6 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.59%) Elastic Stack
8 2 (0.29%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.29%) COM
8 2 (0.29%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.96%) Data Centre
2 46 (6.78%) Driving Licence
3 19 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (2.21%) Replication
6 14 (2.06%) iPad
7 12 (1.77%) PKI
8 11 (1.62%) Private Cloud
9 10 (1.47%) Clustering
10 9 (1.33%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.33%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.18%) NHS
12 7 (1.03%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.03%) Life Science
13 5 (0.74%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.59%) iPhone
15 3 (0.44%) Online Games
15 3 (0.44%) Public Cloud
16 2 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 505 (74.48%) Windows
2 317 (46.76%) Windows Server
3 225 (33.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 184 (27.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 159 (23.45%) Linux
6 81 (11.95%) Windows 7
7 78 (11.50%) Windows 10
8 33 (4.87%) CentOS
9 29 (4.28%) Unix
10 28 (4.13%) Windows 8
11 26 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (1.47%) Ubuntu
13 10 (1.47%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.33%) Debian
15 6 (0.88%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.74%) AIX
17 4 (0.59%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.59%) Solaris
18 3 (0.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (30.09%) ITIL
2 110 (16.22%) DevOps
3 64 (9.44%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
5 49 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (4.87%) Time Management
7 32 (4.72%) Service Delivery
8 31 (4.57%) Validation
9 29 (4.28%) Scrum
10 28 (4.13%) Mentoring
11 27 (3.98%) Configuration Management
11 27 (3.98%) Service Management
12 24 (3.54%) Continuous Delivery
13 23 (3.39%) Problem Management
14 22 (3.24%) Product Management
14 22 (3.24%) SDLC
15 21 (3.10%) Information Security
16 19 (2.80%) Test Automation
17 18 (2.65%) Migration
17 18 (2.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 109 (16.08%) SQL
2 65 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 47 (6.93%) Java
4 39 (5.75%) Python
5 29 (4.28%) Bash Shell
5 29 (4.28%) Perl
6 24 (3.54%) C++
7 21 (3.10%) C
8 20 (2.95%) Ruby
8 20 (2.95%) T-SQL
9 12 (1.77%) JavaScript
10 10 (1.47%) PHP
11 6 (0.88%) C#
12 5 (0.74%) Groovy
13 3 (0.44%) VB
14 2 (0.29%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.29%) VBScript
15 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 153 (22.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 114 (16.81%) MCSE
3 77 (11.36%) MCSA
4 74 (10.91%) MCP
5 72 (10.62%) Degree
6 66 (9.73%) Cisco Certification
7 61 (9.00%) CCNA
8 27 (3.98%) Security Cleared
9 23 (3.39%) CCNP
10 22 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (2.95%) DV Cleared
11 20 (2.95%) MCITP
11 20 (2.95%) Numerate Degree
11 20 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (2.21%) A+ Certification
13 14 (2.06%) Citrix Certification
14 11 (1.62%) CCA
15 9 (1.33%) CCENT
16 6 (0.88%) NCDA
17 5 (0.74%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (7.23%) SLA
2 28 (4.13%) QA
3 17 (2.51%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.47%) GDPR
6 5 (0.74%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.15%) COBIT
7 1 (0.15%) GPG13
7 1 (0.15%) GxP
7 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 383 (56.49%) Active Directory
2 364 (53.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 316 (46.61%) Hyper-V
4 49 (7.23%) vSphere
5 47 (6.93%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (5.16%) Virtual Machines
6 35 (5.16%) XenApp
7 32 (4.72%) Docker
8 30 (4.42%) Terminal Services
9 20 (2.95%) XenDesktop
10 19 (2.80%) Xen
11 18 (2.65%) VirtualBox
12 8 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (0.88%) XenServer
14 4 (0.59%) NFS
15 3 (0.44%) LXC
15 3 (0.44%) VMware NSX
16 2 (0.29%) Varnish
16 2 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
16 2 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 81 (11.95%) SCCM
2 58 (8.55%) Puppet
3 38 (5.60%) Opscode Chef
4 30 (4.42%) Ansible
5 22 (3.24%) WSUS
6 18 (2.65%) Nagios
7 15 (2.21%) Kubernetes
8 14 (2.06%) SCOM
9 12 (1.77%) Terraform
10 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (1.18%) FortiGate
11 8 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.88%) Packer
12 6 (0.88%) vCenter Server
13 4 (0.59%) HAProxy
13 4 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
14 2 (0.29%) Backup Exec
14 2 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
14 2 (0.29%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 320 (47.20%) Microsoft
2 249 (36.73%) Cisco
3 163 (24.04%) Citrix
4 65 (9.59%) Veeam
5 48 (7.08%) NetApp
6 44 (6.49%) Red Hat
7 41 (6.05%) Google
8 39 (5.75%) HP
9 24 (3.54%) Dell
9 24 (3.54%) IBM
10 20 (2.95%) Capita
11 16 (2.36%) EqualLogic
11 16 (2.36%) Symantec
12 14 (2.06%) F5
13 13 (1.92%) CommVault
13 13 (1.92%) Oracle
14 12 (1.77%) Sophos
15 9 (1.33%) Juniper
16 8 (1.18%) ProCurve
17 7 (1.03%) Rackspace