Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 52 47
Rank change year-on-year +16 -5 -11
Permanent jobs citing VMware 762 712 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.41% 5.49% 5.44%
As % of the Vendors category 14.45% 11.78% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 637 637 539
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.63% -7.10%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,000 £24,520
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £53,350
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 5,272 6,046 5,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.37% 46.65% 43.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4,189 4,695 4,124
North West median annual salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.88% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £23,783 £23,600 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +19 510 £38,000 +1.33% 71
Cheshire -10 115 £37,500 - 19
Merseyside +12 68 £35,500 -16.47% 13
Lancashire +9 58 £34,000 +4.62% 6
Cumbria +15 10 £50,000 -33.33%
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 542 (71.13%) Windows
2 455 (59.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 411 (53.94%) Active Directory
4 331 (43.44%) Windows Server
5 311 (40.81%) Microsoft
6 255 (33.46%) Cisco
7 249 (32.68%) Hyper-V
8 227 (29.79%) Linux
9 208 (27.30%) Office 365
10 202 (26.51%) ITIL
11 190 (24.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 177 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
13 169 (22.18%) Firewall
14 166 (21.78%) SAN
15 164 (21.52%) Citrix
16 160 (21.00%) SQL
17 159 (20.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 148 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
19 144 (18.90%) DNS
20 133 (17.45%) MS Exchange
21 115 (15.09%) LAN
22 112 (14.70%) WAN
22 112 (14.70%) Finance
22 112 (14.70%) Disaster Recovery
22 112 (14.70%) DevOps
23 107 (14.04%) TCP/IP
24 102 (13.39%) DHCP
24 102 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
25 98 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
26 97 (12.73%) Agile Software Development

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
1 133 (17.45%) MS Exchange
2 79 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (9.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 56 (7.35%) IIS
5 54 (7.09%) SharePoint
6 24 (3.15%) Skype for Business
7 19 (2.49%) Apache
8 17 (2.23%) JBoss
9 14 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (1.57%) nginx
11 10 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (1.31%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.18%) WebLogic
12 9 (1.18%) WebSphere
13 8 (1.05%) Confluence
14 7 (0.92%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.66%) CloudStack
16 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (7.61%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (6.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) SAP S/4HANA
2 3 (0.39%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.26%) Pegasus Opera
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.13%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 208 (27.30%) Office 365
2 148 (19.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 102 (13.39%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (5.64%) IaaS
5 16 (2.10%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (1.84%) SaaS
7 11 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.31%) GitHub
9 9 (1.18%) PaaS
10 8 (1.05%) IBM Cloud
11 6 (0.79%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.66%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.39%) G Suite
14 1 (0.13%) NuGet
14 1 (0.13%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 169 (22.18%) Firewall
2 166 (21.78%) SAN
3 144 (18.90%) DNS
4 115 (15.09%) LAN
5 112 (14.70%) WAN
6 107 (14.04%) TCP/IP
7 102 (13.39%) DHCP
8 74 (9.71%) Network Security
9 51 (6.69%) Wi-Fi
10 46 (6.04%) VPN
11 45 (5.91%) VoIP
12 37 (4.86%) VLAN
12 37 (4.86%) Wireless
13 28 (3.67%) Unified Communications
14 23 (3.02%) SSL
15 20 (2.62%) Remote Desktop
16 18 (2.36%) IP Telephony
16 18 (2.36%) Skype
17 16 (2.10%) Internet
17 16 (2.10%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 38 (4.99%) MySQL
3 16 (2.10%) SQL Server 2016
4 15 (1.97%) MongoDB
5 13 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.52%) Big Data
11 4 (0.52%) Couchbase
11 4 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.52%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.26%) MS Access
13 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 48 (6.30%) Jenkins
2 20 (2.62%) Git (software)
3 19 (2.49%) Cucumber
3 19 (2.49%) Selenium
4 11 (1.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.18%) Bitbucket
7 8 (1.05%) JIRA
8 7 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.52%) Hudson
9 4 (0.52%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.52%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.13%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.13%) Subversion
10 1 (0.13%) WiX
General
1 112 (14.70%) Finance
2 57 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 54 (7.09%) Legal
4 32 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 32 (4.20%) Retail
5 16 (2.10%) Electronics
6 13 (1.71%) Marketing
7 11 (1.44%) Local Government
7 11 (1.44%) Publishing
8 8 (1.05%) Law
8 8 (1.05%) Military
9 4 (0.52%) Back Office
9 4 (0.52%) Banking
10 3 (0.39%) Games
11 2 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 154 (20.21%) Analyst
2 130 (17.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 104 (13.65%) Support Engineer
4 90 (11.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 78 (10.24%) IT Analyst
6 76 (9.97%) IT Support
7 62 (8.14%) Service Analyst
8 60 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
9 56 (7.35%) IT Engineer
10 52 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
11 50 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
12 48 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
13 47 (6.17%) IT Security Analyst
13 47 (6.17%) Security Analyst
13 47 (6.17%) Senior IT Security Analyst
13 47 (6.17%) Senior Security Analyst
14 45 (5.91%) Support Analyst
15 42 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 39 (5.12%) VMware Engineer
17 38 (4.99%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (3.67%) Web Services
2 11 (1.44%) Middleware
3 10 (1.31%) LAMP
4 8 (1.05%) LEMP Stack
5 6 (0.79%) 802.1X
6 5 (0.66%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (0.66%) OpenVZ
6 5 (0.66%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.52%) jQuery
7 4 (0.52%) React
8 2 (0.26%) COM
8 2 (0.26%) OAuth
8 2 (0.26%) SAML
9 1 (0.13%) .NET
9 1 (0.13%) J2EE
9 1 (0.13%) JSON
9 1 (0.13%) LDAP
9 1 (0.13%) Node.js
9 1 (0.13%) REST
9 1 (0.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.71%) Management Information System
2 50 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 48 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (5.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 38 (4.99%) Clustering
6 32 (4.20%) Driving Licence
7 26 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (2.36%) Replication
9 10 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (1.31%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.05%) iPhone
11 7 (0.92%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.79%) Fat Client
12 6 (0.79%) Public Cloud
12 6 (0.79%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.66%) Robotics
14 4 (0.52%) EMC VNX
14 4 (0.52%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 542 (71.13%) Windows
2 331 (43.44%) Windows Server
3 227 (29.79%) Linux
4 190 (24.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 177 (23.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 76 (9.97%) Windows 10
7 72 (9.45%) Windows 7
8 24 (3.15%) CentOS
8 24 (3.15%) Unix
8 24 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (2.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.97%) Mac OS
11 13 (1.71%) Windows 8
12 12 (1.57%) Android
13 9 (1.18%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 8 (1.05%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.92%) Windows XP
16 6 (0.79%) Solaris
17 5 (0.66%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (26.51%) ITIL
2 159 (20.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 112 (14.70%) DevOps
3 112 (14.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 97 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (11.42%) Mentoring
6 75 (9.84%) Information Security
7 69 (9.06%) Business Continuity
8 62 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
9 58 (7.61%) Service Management
10 54 (7.09%) Problem-Solving
11 53 (6.96%) Problem Management
12 51 (6.69%) SIEM
13 50 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
14 49 (6.43%) Time Management
15 47 (6.17%) Web Development
16 46 (6.04%) Configuration Management
17 45 (5.91%) Data Protection
17 45 (5.91%) Migration
17 45 (5.91%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 160 (21.00%) SQL
2 67 (8.79%) PowerShell
3 61 (8.01%) Python
4 42 (5.51%) Perl
5 35 (4.59%) Java
6 31 (4.07%) Bash Shell
7 21 (2.76%) Ruby
8 19 (2.49%) C++
9 17 (2.23%) C
10 9 (1.18%) PHP
11 8 (1.05%) T-SQL
12 7 (0.92%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.79%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.52%) Bourne shell
14 4 (0.52%) Korn
15 2 (0.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 98 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (9.06%) MCSE
3 50 (6.56%) Degree
4 48 (6.30%) CISSP
5 47 (6.17%) CREST Certified
5 47 (6.17%) SANS
6 44 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (5.25%) MCSA
8 34 (4.46%) CCNA
9 31 (4.07%) MCP
10 29 (3.81%) CCNP
11 26 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 22 (2.89%) Security Cleared
13 20 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (2.62%) Network+ Certification
14 13 (1.71%) DV Cleared
14 13 (1.71%) MCITP
14 13 (1.71%) MCTS
14 13 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
15 12 (1.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (11.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 63 (8.27%) PCI DSS
3 56 (7.35%) GDPR
4 39 (5.12%) SLA
5 30 (3.94%) QA
6 7 (0.92%) ISO 9001
7 5 (0.66%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.26%) COSHH
9 2 (0.26%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.13%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 455 (59.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 411 (53.94%) Active Directory
3 249 (32.68%) Hyper-V
4 77 (10.10%) VMware ESXi
5 69 (9.06%) vSphere
6 51 (6.69%) Virtual Servers
7 46 (6.04%) XenApp
8 31 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
9 30 (3.94%) XenDesktop
10 28 (3.67%) Terminal Services
11 24 (3.15%) KVM
11 24 (3.15%) VirtualBox
12 23 (3.02%) Docker
13 22 (2.89%) Xen
14 11 (1.44%) VMware NSX
14 11 (1.44%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.92%) vCloud
16 6 (0.79%) Corosync
17 5 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
18 4 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 56 (7.35%) Puppet
2 54 (7.09%) Opscode Chef
3 47 (6.17%) SCCM
4 34 (4.46%) Ansible
5 21 (2.76%) SCOM
6 19 (2.49%) Nagios
7 18 (2.36%) WSUS
8 17 (2.23%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (1.71%) vCenter Server
10 11 (1.44%) SCOrch
11 10 (1.31%) AirWatch
12 9 (1.18%) Backup Exec
12 9 (1.18%) Packer
13 7 (0.92%) Terraform
14 6 (0.79%) Kubernetes
14 6 (0.79%) Pacemaker
14 6 (0.79%) vRealize
15 5 (0.66%) Cacti
15 5 (0.66%) Foglight
15 5 (0.66%) Munin
Vendors
1 311 (40.81%) Microsoft
2 255 (33.46%) Cisco
3 164 (21.52%) Citrix
4 67 (8.79%) Veeam
5 42 (5.51%) HP
6 39 (5.12%) SolarWinds
7 36 (4.72%) NetApp
8 35 (4.59%) IBM
9 34 (4.46%) Fortinet
10 32 (4.20%) Red Hat
11 27 (3.54%) Dell
12 26 (3.41%) Google
13 24 (3.15%) EMC
14 23 (3.02%) Oracle
15 20 (2.62%) Huawei
15 20 (2.62%) Nimble Storage
16 18 (2.36%) Atlassian
17 14 (1.84%) Apple
17 14 (1.84%) Avaya
17 14 (1.84%) Juniper