Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 48 50
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -17
Permanent jobs citing VMware 692 704 574
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.56% 5.36% 4.95%
As % of the Vendors category 12.13% 11.76% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 581 619 494
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,514
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.03% +0.03%

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 5,705 5,985 4,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 45.83% 45.61% 42.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4,612 4,789 4,032
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +9 421 £37,500 - 65
Cheshire -16 125 £37,500 - 19
Lancashire +17 71 £32,500 - 14
Merseyside -7 61 £38,750 -6.06% 10
Cumbria +3 12 £40,000 -
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 488 (70.52%) Windows
2 409 (59.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 378 (54.62%) Active Directory
4 309 (44.65%) Microsoft
5 297 (42.92%) Hyper-V
6 292 (42.20%) Windows Server
7 211 (30.49%) Cisco
8 203 (29.34%) Office 365
9 186 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
10 181 (26.16%) Windows Server 2012
11 179 (25.87%) Linux
12 177 (25.58%) ITIL
13 164 (23.70%) Citrix
14 160 (23.12%) SAN
15 153 (22.11%) Microsoft Azure
16 130 (18.79%) MS Exchange
17 129 (18.64%) Firewall
18 128 (18.50%) DNS
19 125 (18.06%) DevOps
20 119 (17.20%) LAN
20 119 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
21 116 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
22 112 (16.18%) WAN
23 104 (15.03%) SQL
24 102 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
25 98 (14.16%) TCP/IP
26 96 (13.87%) SQL Server
27 92 (13.29%) MCSE
28 78 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
29 75 (10.84%) Puppet

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
1 130 (18.79%) MS Exchange
2 78 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 69 (9.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 46 (6.65%) IIS
5 42 (6.07%) SharePoint
6 32 (4.62%) Skype for Business
7 18 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (2.02%) Apache
9 13 (1.88%) Tomcat
10 9 (1.30%) nginx
11 7 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
11 7 (1.01%) JBoss
12 6 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.43%) Confluence
13 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.29%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.29%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.29%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.14%) GlassFish
Applications
1 65 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.29%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 203 (29.34%) Office 365
2 153 (22.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 116 (16.76%) Amazon AWS
4 53 (7.66%) IaaS
5 25 (3.61%) NuGet
6 21 (3.03%) SaaS
7 20 (2.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (2.75%) PaaS
9 14 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (1.16%) IBM Cloud
11 5 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.72%) GitHub
12 4 (0.58%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.43%) G Suite
14 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.29%) Serverless
15 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.14%) Amazon Kinesis
15 1 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (23.12%) SAN
2 129 (18.64%) Firewall
3 128 (18.50%) DNS
4 119 (17.20%) LAN
5 112 (16.18%) WAN
6 98 (14.16%) TCP/IP
7 75 (10.84%) DHCP
8 57 (8.24%) VPN
9 39 (5.64%) VLAN
10 37 (5.35%) VoIP
11 26 (3.76%) Unified Communications
12 24 (3.47%) Network Security
12 24 (3.47%) Wireless
13 20 (2.89%) Skype
14 19 (2.75%) VSAN
15 18 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
15 18 (2.60%) SSL
16 15 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (2.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (13.87%) SQL Server
2 37 (5.35%) MySQL
3 10 (1.45%) MongoDB
4 8 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (0.58%) Couchbase
7 4 (0.58%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.43%) Big Data
8 3 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.29%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.14%) DTS
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 43 (6.21%) Jenkins
2 42 (6.07%) Git (software)
3 13 (1.88%) Cucumber
3 13 (1.88%) Selenium
4 12 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
5 7 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (0.87%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.58%) Hudson
8 4 (0.58%) MSBuild
8 4 (0.58%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.43%) JIRA
9 3 (0.43%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 1 (0.14%) Chocolatey
11 1 (0.14%) GoCD
11 1 (0.14%) WiX
General
1 61 (8.82%) Finance
2 34 (4.91%) Retail
2 34 (4.91%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.17%) Marketing
5 12 (1.73%) Local Government
6 9 (1.30%) Law
7 8 (1.16%) Legal
8 6 (0.87%) Military
9 5 (0.72%) Back Office
9 5 (0.72%) Banking
9 5 (0.72%) Publishing
10 3 (0.43%) Games
11 2 (0.29%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (19.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 95 (13.73%) Analyst
2 95 (13.73%) Support Engineer
3 91 (13.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 60 (8.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 57 (8.24%) IT Support
6 55 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 51 (7.37%) IT Engineer
8 46 (6.65%) Service Analyst
9 44 (6.36%) Architect
9 44 (6.36%) VMware Engineer
10 41 (5.92%) Administrator
10 41 (5.92%) Lead DevOps
11 40 (5.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 38 (5.49%) Support Analyst
12 38 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
13 37 (5.35%) Service Desk Analyst
14 35 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
15 34 (4.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
16 33 (4.77%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.05%) Web Services
2 11 (1.59%) Middleware
3 9 (1.30%) LAMP
4 7 (1.01%) .NET
5 6 (0.87%) LEMP Stack
6 5 (0.72%) Flash
6 5 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.58%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.58%) jQuery
7 4 (0.58%) React
8 3 (0.43%) COM
9 2 (0.29%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.29%) Apache Flex
9 2 (0.29%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (0.29%) OAuth
9 2 (0.29%) OpenVZ
9 2 (0.29%) SAML
10 1 (0.14%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (0.14%) JSON
10 1 (0.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.12%) Data Centre
2 39 (5.64%) Driving Licence
3 35 (5.06%) Clustering
4 33 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (4.19%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.18%) Replication
7 21 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (2.46%) Enterprise Storage
9 15 (2.17%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.45%) Smartphone
11 9 (1.30%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.87%) Tandem
13 5 (0.72%) FlexPod
13 5 (0.72%) HP Storage
13 5 (0.72%) NHS
13 5 (0.72%) PKI
13 5 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 488 (70.52%) Windows
2 292 (42.20%) Windows Server
3 186 (26.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 181 (26.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 179 (25.87%) Linux
6 60 (8.67%) Windows 10
7 57 (8.24%) Windows 7
8 38 (5.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (3.03%) CentOS
10 16 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 14 (2.02%) Android
12 11 (1.59%) Mac OS
13 10 (1.45%) Apple iOS
13 10 (1.45%) Unix
13 10 (1.45%) Windows XP
14 9 (1.30%) Mac OS X
15 8 (1.16%) Windows 8
16 7 (1.01%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.87%) Data ONTAP
18 5 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (25.58%) ITIL
2 125 (18.06%) DevOps
3 102 (14.74%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (10.69%) Continuous Integration
5 69 (9.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 51 (7.37%) Mentoring
6 51 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
7 50 (7.23%) Continuous Delivery
8 45 (6.50%) Time Management
9 43 (6.21%) Service Management
10 39 (5.64%) Problem Management
11 38 (5.49%) Migration
12 37 (5.35%) Configuration Management
13 34 (4.91%) Service Delivery
14 31 (4.48%) Presales
15 30 (4.34%) Root Cause Analysis
16 29 (4.19%) Change Management
16 29 (4.19%) Project Management
16 29 (4.19%) Test Automation
17 28 (4.05%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 104 (15.03%) SQL
2 75 (10.84%) PowerShell
3 51 (7.37%) Python
4 29 (4.19%) Perl
5 28 (4.05%) C
6 27 (3.90%) Java
7 21 (3.03%) Bash Shell
8 13 (1.88%) C++
9 10 (1.45%) Ruby
10 7 (1.01%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.87%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.87%) PHP
12 4 (0.58%) Bourne shell
12 4 (0.58%) C#
12 4 (0.58%) Korn
12 4 (0.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 119 (17.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (13.29%) MCSE
3 61 (8.82%) Degree
4 58 (8.38%) MCSA
5 46 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (6.07%) Security Cleared
7 41 (5.92%) MCP
8 36 (5.20%) CCNA
9 35 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 31 (4.48%) CCNP
11 19 (2.75%) SC Cleared
12 17 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
12 17 (2.46%) Numerate Degree
13 15 (2.17%) DV Cleared
14 11 (1.59%) DBS Check
14 11 (1.59%) Network+ Certification
15 10 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
15 10 (1.45%) MCITP
15 10 (1.45%) MCTS
16 8 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.65%) QA
2 35 (5.06%) SLA
3 34 (4.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (2.75%) PCI DSS
5 16 (2.31%) GDPR
6 9 (1.30%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.43%) COSHH
7 3 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.29%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.29%) PMO
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 409 (59.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 378 (54.62%) Active Directory
3 297 (42.92%) Hyper-V
4 56 (8.09%) vSphere
5 51 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
6 50 (7.23%) VirtualBox
7 47 (6.79%) Xen
8 39 (5.64%) XenApp
9 30 (4.34%) Virtual Servers
10 26 (3.76%) Terminal Services
11 23 (3.32%) Docker
12 21 (3.03%) KVM
12 21 (3.03%) XenDesktop
13 16 (2.31%) Virtual Machines
14 14 (2.02%) VMware NSX
15 6 (0.87%) vCloud
16 5 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.72%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.58%) BitLocker
17 4 (0.58%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 75 (10.84%) Puppet
2 65 (9.39%) Ansible
2 65 (9.39%) Opscode Chef
3 62 (8.96%) SCCM
4 30 (4.34%) SCOM
5 15 (2.17%) WSUS
6 14 (2.02%) Microsoft Clustering
7 13 (1.88%) Terraform
8 12 (1.73%) vCenter Server
9 9 (1.30%) Kubernetes
10 8 (1.16%) Nagios
10 8 (1.16%) SCOrch
11 7 (1.01%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.01%) vRealize
12 6 (0.87%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.87%) SmoothWall
13 5 (0.72%) Rancher
14 4 (0.58%) CFEngine
15 3 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 309 (44.65%) Microsoft
2 211 (30.49%) Cisco
3 164 (23.70%) Citrix
4 74 (10.69%) Veeam
5 53 (7.66%) HP
6 41 (5.92%) IBM
6 41 (5.92%) NetApp
7 33 (4.77%) SolarWinds
8 31 (4.48%) EMC
8 31 (4.48%) Google
9 29 (4.19%) Dell
10 22 (3.18%) Red Hat
11 21 (3.03%) Fortinet
12 13 (1.88%) Apple
12 13 (1.88%) Juniper
13 12 (1.73%) F5
13 12 (1.73%) Rackspace
14 11 (1.59%) Aruba
14 11 (1.59%) Huawei
14 11 (1.59%) McAfee