Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 35 56
Rank change year-on-year -12 +21 -17
Permanent jobs citing VMware 485 735 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.48% 6.93% 5.37%
As % of the Vendors category 12.93% 15.82% 11.59%
Number of salaries quoted 406 629 587
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -1.37%
10th Percentile £28,436 £22,000 £22,450
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,650 £63,500
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 3,751 4,646 5,858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.39% 43.78% 46.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2,762 3,723 4,571
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,525 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.23%

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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 2020. 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 -20 272 £38,000 -11.63% 89
Cheshire +29 137 £40,000 +2.56% 55
Lancashire -5 35 £42,500 +21.43% 15
Merseyside -26 24 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Cumbria -9 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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.

1 336 (69.28%) Windows
2 276 (56.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 269 (55.46%) Active Directory
4 266 (54.85%) Microsoft
5 228 (47.01%) Azure
6 207 (42.68%) Office 365
7 202 (41.65%) Windows Server
8 175 (36.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 174 (35.88%) Cisco
10 144 (29.69%) Firewall
11 121 (24.95%) AWS
12 116 (23.92%) DNS
13 107 (22.06%) Hyper-V
14 103 (21.24%) Linux
15 100 (20.62%) Citrix
16 93 (19.18%) Data Centre
17 89 (18.35%) ITIL
18 86 (17.73%) DHCP
19 80 (16.49%) MS Exchange
19 80 (16.49%) SAN
20 77 (15.88%) SQL Server
21 71 (14.64%) LAN
22 68 (14.02%) WAN
22 68 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
22 68 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
22 68 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
23 65 (13.40%) vSphere
24 63 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
24 63 (12.99%) SCCM
25 61 (12.58%) Windows 10

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 80 (16.49%) MS Exchange
2 39 (8.04%) IIS
3 26 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 14 (2.89%) Apache
5 9 (1.86%) Tomcat
6 8 (1.65%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.03%) SAS
7 5 (1.03%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (0.82%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.82%) nginx
8 4 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.21%) Site Server
Applications
1 38 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.21%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Elite 3E
1 3 (0.62%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.21%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.21%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 228 (47.01%) Azure
2 207 (42.68%) Office 365
3 121 (24.95%) AWS
4 33 (6.80%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (3.92%) IaaS
6 17 (3.51%) PaaS
7 16 (3.30%) SaaS
8 13 (2.68%) GCP
9 7 (1.44%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.62%) Amazon Cognito
10 3 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.62%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (0.62%) Route 53
11 2 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.41%) AWS CodeBuild
12 1 (0.21%) AWS CodeDeploy
12 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.21%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
12 1 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 144 (29.69%) Firewall
2 116 (23.92%) DNS
3 86 (17.73%) DHCP
4 80 (16.49%) SAN
5 71 (14.64%) LAN
6 68 (14.02%) WAN
7 50 (10.31%) TCP/IP
8 30 (6.19%) VPN
9 28 (5.77%) VoIP
10 27 (5.57%) VLAN
11 20 (4.12%) Wireless
12 17 (3.51%) NAS
13 16 (3.30%) Remote Desktop
14 14 (2.89%) IP Telephony
15 13 (2.68%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (2.68%) NetScaler
15 13 (2.68%) Network Security
16 11 (2.27%) WLAN
17 10 (2.06%) DMZ
17 10 (2.06%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (15.88%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (2.27%) MySQL
4 10 (2.06%) Relational Database
4 10 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (1.86%) MariaDB
5 9 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.65%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (1.44%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (1.44%) SQL Server 2017
8 4 (0.82%) MS Access
9 3 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.41%) GIS
10 2 (0.41%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.21%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 29 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 21 (4.33%) Jenkins
3 12 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (1.86%) Bitbucket
4 9 (1.86%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.65%) GitLab
6 6 (1.24%) Artifactory
6 6 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.82%) Selenium
8 3 (0.62%) MSI
9 2 (0.41%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.21%) Bitbucket Server
10 1 (0.21%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.21%) NetBeans
10 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 36 (7.42%) Finance
1 36 (7.42%) Manufacturing
2 33 (6.80%) Public Sector
3 19 (3.92%) Retail
4 17 (3.51%) Legal
5 10 (2.06%) Fire and Rescue
5 10 (2.06%) Police
6 7 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.24%) Law
8 5 (1.03%) Local Government
9 3 (0.62%) Banking
9 3 (0.62%) Marketing
10 2 (0.41%) Billing
10 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.41%) German Language
10 2 (0.41%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.41%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.41%) Russian Language
10 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 143 (29.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 76 (15.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 61 (12.58%) Support Engineer
4 43 (8.87%) 3rd Line Support
5 40 (8.25%) IT Engineer
6 33 (6.80%) Analyst
7 31 (6.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 31 (6.39%) Consultant
8 29 (5.98%) Systems Engineer
9 26 (5.36%) Server Engineer
10 25 (5.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 23 (4.74%) IT Support
12 22 (4.54%) Cloud Engineer
13 21 (4.33%) Network Engineer
13 21 (4.33%) VMware Engineer
14 19 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
15 18 (3.71%) 2nd Line Support
15 18 (3.71%) Team Leader
16 17 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 17 (3.51%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.92%) Web Services
2 9 (1.86%) LAMP
2 9 (1.86%) LDAP
3 7 (1.44%) Middleware
4 3 (0.62%) .NET
4 3 (0.62%) HTML
4 3 (0.62%) XML
5 2 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.41%) HTML5
5 2 (0.41%) JSON
5 2 (0.41%) SOAP
6 1 (0.21%) COM
6 1 (0.21%) Flash
6 1 (0.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 93 (19.18%) Data Centre
2 44 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
4 21 (4.33%) Management Information System
5 20 (4.12%) Clustering
6 17 (3.51%) Driving Licence
7 11 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
8 10 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.06%) Wiki
9 9 (1.86%) EMC VNX
9 9 (1.86%) Fat Client
9 9 (1.86%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.44%) Replication
11 7 (1.44%) User Experience
12 6 (1.24%) PlayStation
12 6 (1.24%) Xbox
13 5 (1.03%) CCTV
14 4 (0.82%) Life Science
14 4 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 336 (69.28%) Windows
2 202 (41.65%) Windows Server
3 103 (21.24%) Linux
4 63 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (12.58%) Windows 10
5 61 (12.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (8.87%) Windows 7
7 34 (7.01%) Unix
8 16 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (2.68%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (1.86%) CentOS
11 9 (1.86%) HPUX
12 5 (1.03%) SUSE
13 4 (0.82%) Solaris
13 4 (0.82%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.82%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.62%) AIX
14 3 (0.62%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (36.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 89 (18.35%) ITIL
3 68 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
4 59 (12.16%) DevOps
5 50 (10.31%) Mentoring
6 42 (8.66%) Migration
7 36 (7.42%) Service Management
8 34 (7.01%) Service Delivery
9 33 (6.80%) Coaching
10 27 (5.57%) Change Management
11 26 (5.36%) IT Strategy
12 25 (5.15%) Patch Management
13 23 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (4.74%) Incident Management
14 22 (4.54%) Capacity Planning
15 21 (4.33%) High Availability
16 20 (4.12%) Configuration Management
16 20 (4.12%) Presales
16 20 (4.12%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (12.16%) SQL
2 41 (8.45%) PowerShell
3 23 (4.74%) Python
4 14 (2.89%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 5 (1.03%) C#
7 4 (0.82%) PHP
7 4 (0.82%) Ruby
8 3 (0.62%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.41%) C
9 2 (0.41%) Java
9 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.41%) VBScript
10 1 (0.21%) Go
10 1 (0.21%) Perl
10 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (7.84%) MCSA
3 37 (7.63%) MCSE
4 36 (7.42%) Degree
5 29 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 24 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (4.95%) Security Cleared
7 19 (3.92%) MCITP
8 18 (3.71%) CCNA
9 12 (2.47%) MCP
9 12 (2.47%) MCTS
9 12 (2.47%) SC Cleared
10 11 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (1.65%) CCNP
11 8 (1.65%) VCP6
12 7 (1.44%) Oracle Certification
13 5 (1.03%) CISSP
14 4 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.62%) A+ Certification
15 3 (0.62%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.95%) SLA
2 19 (3.92%) GDPR
3 18 (3.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (1.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (1.44%) COBIT
6 6 (1.24%) NIST
7 3 (0.62%) PMO
7 3 (0.62%) QA
8 2 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.41%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.21%) DICOM
9 1 (0.21%) GxP
9 1 (0.21%) HL7
System Software
1 276 (56.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 269 (55.46%) Active Directory
3 107 (22.06%) Hyper-V
4 65 (13.40%) vSphere
5 55 (11.34%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (5.15%) Docker
7 24 (4.95%) XenApp
8 21 (4.33%) XenDesktop
9 20 (4.12%) Virtual Machines
10 11 (2.27%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 10 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
12 9 (1.86%) NFS
12 9 (1.86%) Samba
12 9 (1.86%) Virtual Desktop
13 7 (1.44%) Terminal Services
14 6 (1.24%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.82%) VMware Server
16 3 (0.62%) KVM
16 3 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 63 (12.99%) SCCM
2 40 (8.25%) Puppet
3 26 (5.36%) Terraform
3 26 (5.36%) WSUS
4 19 (3.92%) Ansible
5 18 (3.71%) Nagios
6 15 (3.09%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (2.89%) SCOM
8 11 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 11 (2.27%) vRealize
9 9 (1.86%) Cacti
9 9 (1.86%) Galera Cluster
9 9 (1.86%) HAProxy
9 9 (1.86%) XenMobile
10 8 (1.65%) Kubernetes
10 8 (1.65%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
12 5 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (1.03%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 266 (54.85%) Microsoft
2 174 (35.88%) Cisco
3 100 (20.62%) Citrix
4 57 (11.75%) NetApp
5 52 (10.72%) HP
6 36 (7.42%) Oracle
7 33 (6.80%) Veeam
8 31 (6.39%) EMC
9 17 (3.51%) Dell
9 17 (3.51%) Meraki
9 17 (3.51%) Palo Alto
10 15 (3.09%) IBM
10 15 (3.09%) Red Hat
11 14 (2.89%) Fortinet
12 12 (2.47%) McAfee
13 11 (2.27%) SolarWinds
14 10 (2.06%) CheckPoint
15 8 (1.65%) Actuate
15 8 (1.65%) ServiceNow
15 8 (1.65%) Symantec