Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 31 56
Rank change year-on-year -16 +25 -15
Permanent jobs citing VMware 540 813 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.44% 6.91% 5.10%
As % of the Vendors category 13.34% 15.55% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 465 679 587
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £26,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +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 4,048 5,227 6,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.78% 44.41% 46.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,016 4,164 4,755
North West median annual salary £42,915 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% +5.29% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -28 303 £40,000 - 102
Cheshire +28 148 £40,000 +6.67% 47
Lancashire -2 45 £42,500 +37.10% 17
Merseyside -25 29 £37,500 +11.94% 7
Cumbria -5 13 £45,000 -5.26% 2
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 389 (72.04%) Windows
2 325 (60.19%) Active Directory
3 312 (57.78%) Microsoft
4 300 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 243 (45.00%) Azure
6 240 (44.44%) Office 365
7 233 (43.15%) Windows Server
8 218 (40.37%) Cisco
9 173 (32.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 170 (31.48%) DNS
11 161 (29.81%) Firewall
12 140 (25.93%) Hyper-V
13 134 (24.81%) ITIL
14 130 (24.07%) AWS
15 127 (23.52%) DHCP
16 125 (23.15%) Linux
17 102 (18.89%) Citrix
17 102 (18.89%) Data Centre
18 96 (17.78%) LAN
19 92 (17.04%) WAN
19 92 (17.04%) SAN
20 90 (16.67%) MS Exchange
21 89 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
22 88 (16.30%) SQL Server
23 86 (15.93%) Windows Server 2012
24 81 (15.00%) Windows 10
25 77 (14.26%) TCP/IP
26 75 (13.89%) SCCM
26 75 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
27 74 (13.70%) vSphere

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 90 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 44 (8.15%) SharePoint
3 41 (7.59%) IIS
4 19 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (2.22%) Apache
7 11 (2.04%) IBM Notes
8 10 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.11%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.11%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.93%) SAS
12 4 (0.74%) nginx
12 4 (0.74%) Skype for Business
13 1 (0.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.19%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 46 (8.52%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.37%) FileZilla
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.56%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.56%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.37%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.19%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 243 (45.00%) Azure
2 240 (44.44%) Office 365
3 130 (24.07%) AWS
4 34 (6.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (4.44%) GCP
6 22 (4.07%) IaaS
7 17 (3.15%) PaaS
8 16 (2.96%) SaaS
9 8 (1.48%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.56%) Amazon Cognito
10 3 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.56%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.56%) Route 53
11 2 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.19%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.19%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 170 (31.48%) DNS
2 161 (29.81%) Firewall
3 127 (23.52%) DHCP
4 96 (17.78%) LAN
5 92 (17.04%) SAN
5 92 (17.04%) WAN
6 77 (14.26%) TCP/IP
7 51 (9.44%) VLAN
8 33 (6.11%) VPN
9 32 (5.93%) VoIP
10 30 (5.56%) Wireless
11 26 (4.81%) IP Telephony
12 18 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (3.33%) NAS
13 17 (3.15%) Cisco IPT
14 16 (2.96%) Network Security
15 15 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (2.78%) Internet
15 15 (2.78%) iSCSI
15 15 (2.78%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.67%) MS Access
3 9 (1.67%) MySQL
4 7 (1.30%) MariaDB
4 7 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.93%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
5 5 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.37%) Big Data
8 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 17 (3.15%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.96%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.48%) GitLab
4 7 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (0.93%) Artifactory
5 5 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.74%) Selenium
7 3 (0.56%) MSI
8 2 (0.37%) Bugzilla
8 2 (0.37%) Metasploit
8 2 (0.37%) NetBeans
8 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (9.63%) Manufacturing
2 30 (5.56%) Finance
2 30 (5.56%) Public Sector
3 19 (3.52%) Legal
4 18 (3.33%) Retail
5 15 (2.78%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.67%) Fire and Rescue
6 9 (1.67%) Police
7 7 (1.30%) Law
8 5 (0.93%) Local Government
8 5 (0.93%) Marketing
9 3 (0.56%) Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.37%) German Language
10 2 (0.37%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.37%) Military
10 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.37%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.37%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 149 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 88 (16.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 65 (12.04%) Support Engineer
4 52 (9.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 42 (7.78%) Consultant
6 37 (6.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 34 (6.30%) IT Engineer
8 32 (5.93%) Systems Engineer
9 30 (5.56%) Analyst
10 28 (5.19%) Network Engineer
10 28 (5.19%) Server Engineer
11 27 (5.00%) IT Manager
12 25 (4.63%) Infrastructure Manager
12 25 (4.63%) IT Support
13 23 (4.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (4.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support
14 21 (3.89%) Cloud Engineer
15 20 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
16 19 (3.52%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.93%) Web Services
2 9 (1.67%) Flash
3 8 (1.48%) Middleware
4 7 (1.30%) LAMP
4 7 (1.30%) LDAP
5 3 (0.56%) .NET
5 3 (0.56%) XML
6 2 (0.37%) COM
6 2 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.37%) HTML
6 2 (0.37%) HTML5
6 2 (0.37%) JSON
6 2 (0.37%) SOAP
7 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.19%) EDI
7 1 (0.19%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 102 (18.89%) Data Centre
2 52 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (7.22%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.15%) Clustering
5 17 (3.15%) Replication
6 14 (2.59%) Driving Licence
6 14 (2.59%) FlexPod
7 12 (2.22%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.85%) PlayStation
8 10 (1.85%) Xbox
9 9 (1.67%) Wiki
10 6 (1.11%) EMC VNX
11 5 (0.93%) CCTV
11 5 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (0.93%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.93%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 389 (72.04%) Windows
2 233 (43.15%) Windows Server
3 125 (23.15%) Linux
4 86 (15.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 81 (15.00%) Windows 10
6 62 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 55 (10.19%) Windows 7
8 49 (9.07%) Unix
9 18 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (3.15%) HPUX
11 16 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (2.78%) CentOS
13 12 (2.22%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.85%) Mac OS X
15 9 (1.67%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.74%) AIX
16 4 (0.74%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.74%) Windows 8
17 3 (0.56%) Android
17 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (32.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 134 (24.81%) ITIL
3 75 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
4 54 (10.00%) DevOps
5 53 (9.81%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (9.44%) Migration
7 49 (9.07%) Mentoring
8 36 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 34 (6.30%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (6.30%) Service Management
10 33 (6.11%) Coaching
11 32 (5.93%) Change Management
12 30 (5.56%) Presales
13 28 (5.19%) Incident Management
13 28 (5.19%) IT Strategy
13 28 (5.19%) PRINCE2
14 26 (4.81%) Problem Management
15 25 (4.63%) Project Delivery
15 25 (4.63%) Project Management
16 23 (4.26%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (11.67%) SQL
2 50 (9.26%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.52%) Bash Shell
3 19 (3.52%) Python
4 13 (2.41%) C
5 10 (1.85%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.93%) PHP
7 3 (0.56%) C#
7 3 (0.56%) Java
7 3 (0.56%) Ruby
8 2 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.37%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.37%) VBScript
9 1 (0.19%) Perl
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 89 (16.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (8.89%) MCSA
3 45 (8.33%) Degree
4 43 (7.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 42 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (6.30%) CCNA
7 32 (5.93%) MCSE
8 17 (3.15%) Security Cleared
9 16 (2.96%) MCP
10 13 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.04%) MCITP
11 11 (2.04%) SC Cleared
11 11 (2.04%) VCP6
12 10 (1.85%) CCNP
12 10 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (1.48%) RHCA
13 8 (1.48%) VCAP
14 5 (0.93%) MCTS
14 5 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (5.93%) SLA
3 27 (5.00%) GDPR
4 18 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (3.15%) COBIT
6 9 (1.67%) PMO
7 8 (1.48%) NIST
8 3 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
9 2 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.37%) QA
10 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 325 (60.19%) Active Directory
2 300 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 140 (25.93%) Hyper-V
4 74 (13.70%) vSphere
5 72 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
7 22 (4.07%) Docker
8 21 (3.89%) XenApp
9 18 (3.33%) VMware NSX
10 17 (3.15%) Terminal Services
10 17 (3.15%) XenDesktop
11 15 (2.78%) NFS
12 13 (2.41%) Virtual Desktop
13 11 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
14 9 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (1.48%) pfSense
16 7 (1.30%) Samba
17 6 (1.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
18 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 3 (0.56%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 75 (13.89%) SCCM
2 30 (5.56%) Puppet
2 30 (5.56%) WSUS
3 17 (3.15%) Ansible
4 16 (2.96%) Terraform
5 15 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
6 14 (2.59%) Nagios
7 13 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (2.41%) SCOM
8 10 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
8 10 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 9 (1.67%) vRealize
10 8 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
10 8 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (1.30%) Cacti
11 7 (1.30%) Galera Cluster
11 7 (1.30%) HAProxy
11 7 (1.30%) Kubernetes
11 7 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (0.93%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 312 (57.78%) Microsoft
2 218 (40.37%) Cisco
3 102 (18.89%) Citrix
4 69 (12.78%) NetApp
5 68 (12.59%) HP
6 49 (9.07%) Veeam
7 47 (8.70%) Oracle
8 27 (5.00%) Dell
8 27 (5.00%) Meraki
9 25 (4.63%) Red Hat
10 21 (3.89%) EMC
11 15 (2.78%) Fortinet
11 15 (2.78%) IBM
12 14 (2.59%) Palo Alto
12 14 (2.59%) WatchGuard
13 13 (2.41%) McAfee
14 12 (2.22%) Ivanti
14 12 (2.22%) SolarWinds
15 11 (2.04%) CheckPoint
15 11 (2.04%) Lotus