Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 47 40
Rank change year-on-year -11 -7 -4
Permanent jobs citing VMware 661 695 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.12% 5.68% 5.35%
As % of the Vendors category 10.95% 12.88% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 569 616 528
North West median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £23,700 £25,000 £22,675
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £44,471 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.64% - -

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 6,036 5,398 4,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.78% 44.09% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,866 4,429 3,905
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,700 £22,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -13 370 £38,000 -5.00% 84
Cheshire -12 152 £37,500 +7.14% 35
Lancashire +13 65 £30,000 +9.09% 12
Merseyside -8 59 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Cumbria -1 13 £35,000 +16.67% 2
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 (73.83%) Windows
2 392 (59.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 349 (52.80%) Active Directory
4 326 (49.32%) Microsoft
5 311 (47.05%) Hyper-V
6 277 (41.91%) Windows Server
7 207 (31.32%) Office 365
8 183 (27.69%) Cisco
9 176 (26.63%) Linux
10 175 (26.48%) ITIL
11 173 (26.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 172 (26.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 157 (23.75%) Citrix
14 145 (21.94%) Microsoft Certification
15 130 (19.67%) MS Exchange
16 129 (19.52%) DevOps
17 128 (19.36%) WAN
18 127 (19.21%) LAN
19 125 (18.91%) Firewall
20 123 (18.61%) Microsoft Azure
21 122 (18.46%) DNS
22 119 (18.00%) SAN
22 119 (18.00%) SQL Server
23 114 (17.25%) SQL
24 112 (16.94%) MCSE
25 109 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
26 103 (15.58%) TCP/IP
27 92 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
27 92 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
28 91 (13.77%) SCCM

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 (19.67%) MS Exchange
2 71 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (5.60%) SharePoint
5 34 (5.14%) Skype for Business
6 30 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (4.54%) IIS
7 16 (2.42%) Tomcat
8 11 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (0.91%) Apache
9 6 (0.91%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.76%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.76%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.76%) nginx
11 2 (0.30%) CMS
11 2 (0.30%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.15%) JBoss
12 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 82 (12.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (1.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.61%) Pegasus Opera
4 3 (0.45%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 207 (31.32%) Office 365
2 123 (18.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 109 (16.49%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (6.81%) IaaS
5 42 (6.35%) NuGet
6 29 (4.39%) SaaS
7 24 (3.63%) Google Cloud Platform
7 24 (3.63%) PaaS
8 11 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (1.21%) Serverless
10 6 (0.91%) Mimecast
10 6 (0.91%) OneDrive
11 5 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.76%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.61%) G Suite
13 2 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 128 (19.36%) WAN
2 127 (19.21%) LAN
3 125 (18.91%) Firewall
4 122 (18.46%) DNS
5 119 (18.00%) SAN
6 103 (15.58%) TCP/IP
7 79 (11.95%) DHCP
8 65 (9.83%) VPN
9 35 (5.30%) VLAN
9 35 (5.30%) VoIP
10 18 (2.72%) Wi-Fi
11 15 (2.27%) Skype
11 15 (2.27%) Wireless
11 15 (2.27%) WLAN
12 12 (1.82%) Remote Desktop
12 12 (1.82%) SMTP
12 12 (1.82%) Unified Communications
13 11 (1.66%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (1.66%) Internet
13 11 (1.66%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.35%) MySQL
3 10 (1.51%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (1.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (1.21%) Big Data
4 8 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (1.21%) DTS
4 8 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (0.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 5 (0.76%) Apache Hive
7 5 (0.76%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.30%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 50 (7.56%) Git (software)
2 35 (5.30%) Jenkins
3 10 (1.51%) Cucumber
3 10 (1.51%) Selenium
4 8 (1.21%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (0.61%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.61%) Subversion
6 4 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.45%) GoCD
7 3 (0.45%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.15%) JIRA
9 1 (0.15%) MSI
General
1 47 (7.11%) Finance
2 27 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.78%) Retail
4 24 (3.63%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.97%) Local Government
6 11 (1.66%) Games
6 11 (1.66%) Marketing
7 10 (1.51%) Military
8 6 (0.91%) Banking
9 3 (0.45%) Legal
9 3 (0.45%) Publishing
10 2 (0.30%) Back Office
10 2 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (19.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 113 (17.10%) Support Engineer
3 97 (14.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 79 (11.95%) Analyst
5 70 (10.59%) DevOps Engineer
6 60 (9.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 50 (7.56%) IT Support
8 49 (7.41%) Support Analyst
9 48 (7.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 48 (7.26%) Team Leader
10 44 (6.66%) IT Engineer
11 42 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
12 41 (6.20%) VMware Engineer
13 40 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support
13 40 (6.05%) Lead DevOps
14 39 (5.90%) Senior DevOps
15 38 (5.75%) Administrator
16 35 (5.30%) Windows Engineer
17 33 (4.99%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 33 (4.99%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.84%) Web Services
2 18 (2.72%) Middleware
3 16 (2.42%) .NET
4 13 (1.97%) LAMP
5 11 (1.66%) Node.js
6 7 (1.06%) CSS
6 7 (1.06%) HTML
7 6 (0.91%) Flash
8 5 (0.76%) AngularJS
8 5 (0.76%) Apache Camel
8 5 (0.76%) CSS3
8 5 (0.76%) Hibernate
8 5 (0.76%) HTML5
8 5 (0.76%) Java EE
8 5 (0.76%) jQuery
8 5 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (0.76%) Spring
9 4 (0.61%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.30%) Apache Flex
10 2 (0.30%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 67 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 31 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.48%) Driving Licence
4 22 (3.33%) Replication
5 20 (3.03%) Clustering
5 20 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.42%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (1.97%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (1.51%) PKI
9 10 (1.51%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.36%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.21%) Tandem
12 7 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
13 6 (0.91%) NHS
14 5 (0.76%) FlexPod
14 5 (0.76%) HP Storage
15 4 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 488 (73.83%) Windows
2 277 (41.91%) Windows Server
3 176 (26.63%) Linux
4 173 (26.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 172 (26.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (9.98%) Windows 7
7 61 (9.23%) Windows 10
8 43 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (3.78%) CentOS
10 18 (2.72%) Unix
11 14 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.51%) Data ONTAP
12 10 (1.51%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.36%) Android
13 9 (1.36%) Apple iOS
13 9 (1.36%) Debian
14 8 (1.21%) Windows XP
15 7 (1.06%) SUSE
15 7 (1.06%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (26.48%) ITIL
2 129 (19.52%) DevOps
3 92 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
5 55 (8.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 49 (7.41%) Mentoring
7 46 (6.96%) TDD
8 42 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
9 40 (6.05%) Service Delivery
10 36 (5.45%) Time Management
11 34 (5.14%) Migration
11 34 (5.14%) Service Management
12 33 (4.99%) Presales
13 31 (4.69%) Configuration Management
14 30 (4.54%) Project Management
14 30 (4.54%) Scrum
15 26 (3.93%) Business Development
15 26 (3.93%) E-Commerce
16 25 (3.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 114 (17.25%) SQL
2 76 (11.50%) PowerShell
3 47 (7.11%) Python
4 43 (6.51%) Java
5 33 (4.99%) Bash Shell
6 28 (4.24%) C
7 27 (4.08%) Perl
8 19 (2.87%) C++
9 15 (2.27%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.97%) Ruby
11 9 (1.36%) PHP
12 8 (1.21%) C#
13 7 (1.06%) JavaScript
14 5 (0.76%) Groovy
15 2 (0.30%) VB
15 2 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 145 (21.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (16.94%) MCSE
3 77 (11.65%) MCSA
4 56 (8.47%) Degree
5 49 (7.41%) MCP
6 47 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (6.35%) CCNA
7 42 (6.35%) Security Cleared
8 31 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 22 (3.33%) MCITP
10 19 (2.87%) Numerate Degree
11 16 (2.42%) CCNP
11 16 (2.42%) DV Cleared
11 16 (2.42%) SC Cleared
12 11 (1.66%) MCTS
13 9 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (1.21%) CCENT
14 8 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.06%) BPSS Clearance
15 7 (1.06%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.81%) SLA
2 26 (3.93%) QA
3 15 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.51%) ISO 9001
6 7 (1.06%) GDPR
7 3 (0.45%) COSHH
7 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) GPG13
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 392 (59.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 349 (52.80%) Active Directory
3 311 (47.05%) Hyper-V
4 51 (7.72%) vSphere
5 50 (7.56%) Xen
6 48 (7.26%) VirtualBox
7 36 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
8 35 (5.30%) XenApp
9 28 (4.24%) Docker
10 27 (4.08%) Virtual Machines
11 21 (3.18%) Terminal Services
12 16 (2.42%) XenDesktop
13 7 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (0.91%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.76%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.76%) XenServer
16 4 (0.61%) KVM
16 4 (0.61%) NFS
16 4 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 91 (13.77%) SCCM
2 80 (12.10%) Puppet
3 68 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
4 65 (9.83%) Ansible
5 21 (3.18%) SCOM
6 13 (1.97%) WSUS
7 10 (1.51%) Kubernetes
8 9 (1.36%) FortiGate
8 9 (1.36%) Nagios
8 9 (1.36%) Terraform
9 8 (1.21%) Microsoft Clustering
10 7 (1.06%) vCenter Server
11 5 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.61%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.61%) MIMEsweeper
12 4 (0.61%) Packer
12 4 (0.61%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
13 3 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 326 (49.32%) Microsoft
2 183 (27.69%) Cisco
3 157 (23.75%) Citrix
4 62 (9.38%) Veeam
5 61 (9.23%) HP
6 41 (6.20%) NetApp
7 40 (6.05%) IBM
8 36 (5.45%) Red Hat
9 34 (5.14%) Google
10 26 (3.93%) Dell
11 22 (3.33%) Capita
12 21 (3.18%) EMC
13 16 (2.42%) F5
14 13 (1.97%) SolarWinds
15 12 (1.82%) Sophos
16 11 (1.66%) Rackspace
17 9 (1.36%) CommVault
17 9 (1.36%) Juniper
17 9 (1.36%) Oracle
18 8 (1.21%) Intel