Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 39 32
Rank change year-on-year -16 -7 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMware 681 756 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.14% 6.05% 6.25%
As % of the Vendors category 11.02% 13.53% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 588 637 636
North West median annual salary £35,000 £35,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.41% -7.19% +10.87%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £56,250
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 6181 5589 5623
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.66% 44.70% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4794 4451 4481
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,500 £57,500
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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -13 439 £35,000 -6.67% 37
Cheshire -23 128 £33,875 -3.21% 26
Lancashire +18 56 £30,000 -14.29% 6
Merseyside -16 49 £42,500 +21.43% 4
Cumbria -7 3 £50,000 +66.67% 2
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 467 (68.58%) Windows
2 372 (54.63%) Active Directory
3 351 (51.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 305 (44.79%) Microsoft
5 303 (44.49%) Windows Server
6 294 (43.17%) Hyper-V
7 256 (37.59%) Cisco
8 218 (32.01%) Office 365
9 212 (31.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 200 (29.37%) ITIL
11 178 (26.14%) MS Exchange
12 171 (25.11%) Citrix
13 157 (23.05%) DNS
14 155 (22.76%) Microsoft Certification
15 152 (22.32%) Firewall
16 150 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
17 135 (19.82%) Linux
18 133 (19.53%) WAN
19 130 (19.09%) SAN
20 127 (18.65%) LAN
21 124 (18.21%) Microsoft Azure
22 118 (17.33%) DHCP
23 115 (16.89%) MCSE
24 113 (16.59%) Exchange Server 2010
25 109 (16.01%) TCP/IP
26 103 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
27 99 (14.54%) DevOps
28 98 (14.39%) Microsoft Office
29 91 (13.36%) SQL
30 90 (13.22%) Windows 7

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
1 178 (26.14%) MS Exchange
2 113 (16.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 47 (6.90%) SharePoint
5 24 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 23 (3.38%) Skype for Business
7 22 (3.23%) IIS
8 19 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 17 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
10 16 (2.35%) Apache
11 15 (2.20%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.76%) IBM Notes
13 11 (1.62%) nginx
14 9 (1.32%) Apache Pig
14 9 (1.32%) Apache Spark
14 9 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (0.73%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.73%) WordPress
16 1 (0.15%) Liferay
16 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 98 (14.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 5 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.73%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.44%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Magento
5 1 (0.15%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 218 (32.01%) Office 365
2 124 (18.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 103 (15.12%) Amazon AWS
4 42 (6.17%) Google Cloud Platform
5 35 (5.14%) Mimecast
6 26 (3.82%) IaaS
7 11 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
7 11 (1.62%) SaaS
7 11 (1.62%) Serverless
8 8 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (1.03%) G Suite
9 7 (1.03%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.88%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.59%) GitHub
11 4 (0.59%) PaaS
11 4 (0.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.29%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 157 (23.05%) DNS
2 152 (22.32%) Firewall
3 133 (19.53%) WAN
4 130 (19.09%) SAN
5 127 (18.65%) LAN
6 118 (17.33%) DHCP
7 109 (16.01%) TCP/IP
8 53 (7.78%) VPN
9 51 (7.49%) VLAN
10 35 (5.14%) VoIP
11 23 (3.38%) Network Security
12 17 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (2.35%) Skype
14 14 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (2.06%) MPLS
14 14 (2.06%) Remote Desktop
15 13 (1.91%) WLAN
16 11 (1.62%) Internet
17 9 (1.32%) NAS
18 7 (1.03%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.99%) MySQL
3 16 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (1.91%) MongoDB
4 13 (1.91%) Relational Database
5 12 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 11 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (1.32%) Apache Hive
7 9 (1.32%) Big Data
7 9 (1.32%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 9 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (0.88%) DTS
8 6 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (0.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.29%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 30 (4.41%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.35%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.17%) Cucumber
3 8 (1.17%) NuGet
3 8 (1.17%) Selenium
4 6 (0.88%) Bitbucket
5 5 (0.73%) JIRA
5 5 (0.73%) TeamCity
5 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.44%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.44%) Subversion
7 2 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.29%) GoCD
7 2 (0.29%) Maven
8 1 (0.15%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.15%) MSI
General
1 43 (6.31%) Finance
2 37 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 34 (4.99%) Manufacturing
4 20 (2.94%) Retail
5 12 (1.76%) Games
6 10 (1.47%) Military
7 9 (1.32%) Back Office
8 6 (0.88%) Legal
9 5 (0.73%) Advertising
9 5 (0.73%) Local Government
10 4 (0.59%) Billing
10 4 (0.59%) Marketing
11 3 (0.44%) Publishing
12 2 (0.29%) Law
12 2 (0.29%) Retail Finance
13 1 (0.15%) Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (20.70%) Support Engineer
2 112 (16.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 84 (12.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 68 (9.99%) Analyst
5 66 (9.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 56 (8.22%) Support Analyst
7 55 (8.08%) IT Support
8 53 (7.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 52 (7.64%) IT Engineer
10 49 (7.20%) Administrator
11 47 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
11 47 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
12 46 (6.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 44 (6.46%) Systems Engineer
14 43 (6.31%) DevOps Engineer
15 38 (5.58%) Architect
16 34 (4.99%) Systems Administrator
17 33 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 29 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 27 (3.96%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.70%) Web Services
2 16 (2.35%) Middleware
3 14 (2.06%) LAMP
4 11 (1.62%) HTML
5 10 (1.47%) CSS
6 9 (1.32%) .NET
6 9 (1.32%) AngularJS
6 9 (1.32%) Apache Camel
6 9 (1.32%) CSS3
6 9 (1.32%) Hibernate
6 9 (1.32%) HTML5
6 9 (1.32%) Java EE
6 9 (1.32%) jQuery
6 9 (1.32%) Node.js
6 9 (1.32%) Spring
7 3 (0.44%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.29%) COM
8 2 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.15%) FreeSWITCH
9 1 (0.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.84%) Data Centre
2 55 (8.08%) Driving Licence
3 23 (3.38%) Management Information System
4 19 (2.79%) iPad
5 16 (2.35%) Replication
6 15 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (1.76%) Fat Client
7 12 (1.76%) Thin Client
8 10 (1.47%) Life Science
8 10 (1.47%) PKI
9 8 (1.17%) Clustering
10 7 (1.03%) Private Cloud
11 6 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.88%) iSeries
11 6 (0.88%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.73%) NHS
13 4 (0.59%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.59%) iPhone
14 3 (0.44%) FMCG
14 3 (0.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 467 (68.58%) Windows
2 303 (44.49%) Windows Server
3 212 (31.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 150 (22.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 135 (19.82%) Linux
6 90 (13.22%) Windows 7
7 86 (12.63%) Windows 10
8 45 (6.61%) Windows 8
9 28 (4.11%) CentOS
9 28 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (3.52%) Unix
12 9 (1.32%) Ubuntu
12 9 (1.32%) Windows XP
13 6 (0.88%) AIX
14 4 (0.59%) Debian
14 4 (0.59%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.44%) Android
16 2 (0.29%) Solaris
16 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (29.37%) ITIL
2 99 (14.54%) DevOps
3 71 (10.43%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (5.58%) Validation
6 37 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (5.43%) Problem Management
7 34 (4.99%) Time Management
8 30 (4.41%) Product Management
9 27 (3.96%) Service Delivery
10 26 (3.82%) Scrum
11 25 (3.67%) Network Design
12 24 (3.52%) Change Management
13 22 (3.23%) Configuration Management
13 22 (3.23%) Project Management
13 22 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
14 21 (3.08%) Enterprise Architecture
15 20 (2.94%) Capacity Management
15 20 (2.94%) Information Security
16 19 (2.79%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 91 (13.36%) SQL
2 65 (9.54%) PowerShell
3 45 (6.61%) Python
4 39 (5.73%) Java
5 27 (3.96%) Perl
6 22 (3.23%) Bash Shell
7 17 (2.50%) C
7 17 (2.50%) Ruby
8 16 (2.35%) C++
9 10 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.32%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.88%) PHP
12 5 (0.73%) VB
12 5 (0.73%) VBScript
13 3 (0.44%) C#
13 3 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.29%) VBA
15 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 155 (22.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 115 (16.89%) MCSE
3 82 (12.04%) MCSA
4 80 (11.75%) Cisco Certification
4 80 (11.75%) Degree
5 72 (10.57%) MCP
6 71 (10.43%) CCNA
7 28 (4.11%) CCNP
8 27 (3.96%) Security Cleared
9 24 (3.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 22 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (2.64%) Citrix Certification
12 17 (2.50%) DV Cleared
12 17 (2.50%) Numerate Degree
13 16 (2.35%) MCITP
14 15 (2.20%) A+ Certification
14 15 (2.20%) CCA
15 10 (1.47%) CCENT
16 7 (1.03%) DBS Check
17 6 (0.88%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (6.90%) QA
2 41 (6.02%) SLA
3 15 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (1.76%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.47%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) GxP
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 372 (54.63%) Active Directory
2 351 (51.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 294 (43.17%) Hyper-V
4 48 (7.05%) vSphere
5 45 (6.61%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (4.85%) XenApp
7 31 (4.55%) Terminal Services
8 28 (4.11%) Docker
9 27 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
10 21 (3.08%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (0.88%) KVM
12 6 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (0.88%) Xen
13 4 (0.59%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.59%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.44%) NFS
14 3 (0.44%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.44%) XenServer
15 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 58 (8.52%) SCCM
2 49 (7.20%) Puppet
3 38 (5.58%) Opscode Chef
4 31 (4.55%) Ansible
5 23 (3.38%) WSUS
6 18 (2.64%) Nagios
7 16 (2.35%) SCOM
7 16 (2.35%) Terraform
8 15 (2.20%) Kubernetes
9 13 (1.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (1.03%) Packer
12 4 (0.59%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.44%) HP Data Protector
13 3 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (0.44%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.44%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.29%) AirWatch
14 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 305 (44.79%) Microsoft
2 256 (37.59%) Cisco
3 171 (25.11%) Citrix
4 71 (10.43%) Veeam
5 50 (7.34%) Google
6 46 (6.75%) NetApp
7 39 (5.73%) HP
7 39 (5.73%) Red Hat
8 27 (3.96%) Dell
9 25 (3.67%) Symantec
10 23 (3.38%) EqualLogic
11 17 (2.50%) CommVault
11 17 (2.50%) IBM
12 13 (1.91%) Oracle
13 12 (1.76%) Lotus
14 11 (1.62%) F5
15 9 (1.32%) Capita
16 8 (1.17%) McAfee
17 7 (1.03%) Apple
17 7 (1.03%) Juniper