Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 34 55 40
Rank change year-on-year +21 -15 -7
Permanent jobs citing VMware 727 684 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 6.86% 5.35% 6.12%
As % of the Vendors category 15.66% 11.54% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 623 591 647
North West median annual salary £40,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £23,550 £22,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £63,500 £57,500
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 4,642 5,929 5,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.81% 46.38% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,718 4,624 4,371
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £59,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +3.89%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +21 518 £43,000 +14.67% 86
Cheshire +10 96 £39,500 +16.18% 31
Merseyside +20 69 £35,000 -17.65% 9
Lancashire -3 39 £35,000 +16.67% 7
Cumbria +3 5 £42,500 +25.00% 1
VMware
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 493 (67.81%) Windows
2 451 (62.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 343 (47.18%) Microsoft
4 324 (44.57%) Active Directory
5 290 (39.89%) Cisco
6 255 (35.08%) Windows Server
7 243 (33.43%) Linux
8 192 (26.41%) SQL
9 177 (24.35%) Finance
10 162 (22.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 158 (21.73%) Hyper-V
12 156 (21.46%) Mentoring
13 153 (21.05%) Office 365
14 150 (20.63%) ITIL
14 150 (20.63%) Citrix
15 147 (20.22%) Firewall
16 145 (19.94%) Windows Server 2012
17 140 (19.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 138 (18.98%) SAN
19 134 (18.43%) PCI DSS
19 134 (18.43%) Microsoft Azure
20 132 (18.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 128 (17.61%) Management Information System
22 125 (17.19%) Information Security
23 123 (16.92%) Business Continuity
24 118 (16.23%) DNS
24 118 (16.23%) Network Security
25 112 (15.41%) Windows Server 2008
25 112 (15.41%) GDPR
26 111 (15.27%) Wi-Fi

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 82 (11.28%) MS Exchange
2 55 (7.57%) IIS
3 49 (6.74%) SharePoint
4 36 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (2.48%) Skype for Business
6 14 (1.93%) Apache
7 10 (1.38%) JBoss
8 9 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.24%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.10%) nginx
9 8 (1.10%) WebLogic
10 7 (0.96%) CMS
10 7 (0.96%) IBM Notes
10 7 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.96%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.69%) Confluence
11 5 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.69%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 104 (14.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 45 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.96%) Visualfiles
2 4 (0.55%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 153 (21.05%) Office 365
2 134 (18.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 98 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (3.30%) Google Cloud Platform
5 19 (2.61%) IaaS
6 11 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.10%) SaaS
9 5 (0.69%) GitHub
10 4 (0.55%) IBM Cloud
11 3 (0.41%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.41%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.14%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.14%) NuGet
12 1 (0.14%) OpenDNS
12 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (20.22%) Firewall
2 138 (18.98%) SAN
3 118 (16.23%) DNS
3 118 (16.23%) Network Security
4 111 (15.27%) Wi-Fi
5 104 (14.31%) LAN
6 98 (13.48%) WAN
7 94 (12.93%) DHCP
8 82 (11.28%) TCP/IP
9 41 (5.64%) VoIP
10 29 (3.99%) VPN
11 28 (3.85%) VLAN
11 28 (3.85%) Wireless
12 23 (3.16%) NetScaler
13 21 (2.89%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (2.89%) NAS
14 19 (2.61%) iSCSI
15 16 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
16 14 (1.93%) Internet
17 12 (1.65%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.16%) MySQL
3 20 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (1.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
6 10 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.55%) Big Data
10 3 (0.41%) MS Access
11 2 (0.28%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.28%) Redis
12 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 23 (3.16%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.24%) Cucumber
2 9 (1.24%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.24%) Selenium
3 8 (1.10%) Bitbucket
4 6 (0.83%) JIRA
5 5 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.55%) GitLab
6 4 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.41%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.28%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.14%) Chocolatey
9 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.14%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.14%) Subversion
9 1 (0.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 177 (24.35%) Finance
2 111 (15.27%) Legal
3 37 (5.09%) Telecoms
4 30 (4.13%) Retail
5 23 (3.16%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.75%) Publishing
7 18 (2.48%) Electronics
8 14 (1.93%) Marketing
9 9 (1.24%) Local Government
10 5 (0.69%) Games
11 4 (0.55%) Military
12 3 (0.41%) Back Office
13 2 (0.28%) Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 173 (23.80%) Analyst
2 127 (17.47%) IT Analyst
3 124 (17.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 108 (14.86%) IT Security Analyst
4 108 (14.86%) Security Analyst
5 107 (14.72%) Senior Analyst
6 106 (14.58%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 106 (14.58%) Senior Security Analyst
7 93 (12.79%) Support Engineer
8 70 (9.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 64 (8.80%) IT Support
10 50 (6.88%) 3rd Line Support
11 47 (6.46%) IT Engineer
12 46 (6.33%) Server Support
13 38 (5.23%) Architect
14 37 (5.09%) Administrator
15 35 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 34 (4.68%) Infrastructure Support
17 31 (4.26%) Support Analyst
17 31 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (5.09%) Web Services
2 16 (2.20%) Middleware
3 9 (1.24%) .NET
4 8 (1.10%) HTML
5 7 (0.96%) XML
6 5 (0.69%) LAMP
7 4 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
7 4 (0.55%) LDAP
7 4 (0.55%) OpenVZ
7 4 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.55%) Software Packaging
8 3 (0.41%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.28%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.28%) Flash
9 2 (0.28%) SOAP
10 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.14%) CSS
10 1 (0.14%) J2EE
10 1 (0.14%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 128 (17.61%) Management Information System
2 104 (14.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 57 (7.84%) Data Centre
4 53 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (5.09%) Clustering
6 28 (3.85%) Replication
7 24 (3.30%) Driving Licence
8 23 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
10 13 (1.79%) Public Cloud
11 12 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (0.96%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.96%) FlexPod
12 7 (0.96%) iPhone
12 7 (0.96%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.69%) Blackberry
13 5 (0.69%) NHS
14 4 (0.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 4 (0.55%) PMI
14 4 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 493 (67.81%) Windows
2 255 (35.08%) Windows Server
3 243 (33.43%) Linux
4 145 (19.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 112 (15.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 81 (11.14%) Windows 10
7 56 (7.70%) Windows 7
8 31 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (4.13%) Unix
10 28 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (2.20%) Windows 8
12 15 (2.06%) CentOS
13 10 (1.38%) Mac OS X
14 8 (1.10%) AIX
14 8 (1.10%) Solaris
15 7 (0.96%) Data ONTAP
15 7 (0.96%) Mac OS
15 7 (0.96%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.55%) Debian
17 3 (0.41%) OpenBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (22.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 156 (21.46%) Mentoring
3 150 (20.63%) ITIL
4 132 (18.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 125 (17.19%) Information Security
6 123 (16.92%) Business Continuity
7 109 (14.99%) Penetration Testing
8 108 (14.86%) Data Protection
9 107 (14.72%) SIEM
10 105 (14.44%) Risk Analysis
10 105 (14.44%) Threat Analysis
10 105 (14.44%) Vulnerability Management
10 105 (14.44%) Web Development
11 104 (14.31%) Due Diligence
11 104 (14.31%) Scenario Testing
12 69 (9.49%) Agile Software Development
12 69 (9.49%) IT Strategy
12 69 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
13 60 (8.25%) DevOps
14 50 (6.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 192 (26.41%) SQL
2 89 (12.24%) PowerShell
3 34 (4.68%) Python
4 27 (3.71%) Bash Shell
5 22 (3.03%) Java
5 22 (3.03%) Perl
6 13 (1.79%) Ruby
6 13 (1.79%) Shell Script
6 13 (1.79%) VBScript
7 9 (1.24%) C
7 9 (1.24%) C++
8 8 (1.10%) PHP
8 8 (1.10%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.83%) C#
10 2 (0.28%) Go
10 2 (0.28%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 107 (14.72%) CISSP
1 107 (14.72%) SANS
2 106 (14.58%) CREST Certified
3 70 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 44 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
5 39 (5.36%) MCSE
6 38 (5.23%) CCNA
7 31 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (3.99%) MCSA
9 24 (3.30%) Degree
10 17 (2.34%) MCP
11 16 (2.20%) CCNP
11 16 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.79%) CCIE
12 13 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 9 (1.24%) MCITP
13 9 (1.24%) Network+ Certification
14 8 (1.10%) MCTS
14 8 (1.10%) Security Cleared
15 7 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 140 (19.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 134 (18.43%) PCI DSS
3 112 (15.41%) GDPR
4 41 (5.64%) SLA
5 8 (1.10%) QA
6 7 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.28%) COBIT
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 451 (62.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 324 (44.57%) Active Directory
3 158 (21.73%) Hyper-V
4 69 (9.49%) vSphere
5 66 (9.08%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (6.46%) XenApp
7 44 (6.05%) XenDesktop
8 41 (5.64%) Virtual Servers
9 39 (5.36%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (2.75%) Terminal Services
11 19 (2.61%) Docker
12 14 (1.93%) Virtual Desktop
13 11 (1.51%) XenServer
14 10 (1.38%) VMware NSX
14 10 (1.38%) VMware Server
15 9 (1.24%) vCloud
16 7 (0.96%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 7 (0.96%) PowerHA
16 7 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
17 6 (0.83%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (5.50%) SCCM
2 32 (4.40%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (3.99%) Puppet
4 22 (3.03%) Nagios
5 17 (2.34%) Microsoft Clustering
5 17 (2.34%) SCOM
6 15 (2.06%) Ansible
7 11 (1.51%) vCenter Server
7 11 (1.51%) WSUS
8 10 (1.38%) Backup Exec
8 10 (1.38%) NetBackup
9 9 (1.24%) Kubernetes
10 8 (1.10%) FortiGate
10 8 (1.10%) Packer
11 7 (0.96%) AirWatch
12 6 (0.83%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.69%) Pacemaker
13 5 (0.69%) SQL Sentry
13 5 (0.69%) Terraform
13 5 (0.69%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 343 (47.18%) Microsoft
2 290 (39.89%) Cisco
3 150 (20.63%) Citrix
4 71 (9.77%) Veeam
5 66 (9.08%) NetApp
6 50 (6.88%) HP
7 45 (6.19%) Red Hat
8 36 (4.95%) Dell
9 35 (4.81%) EMC
10 29 (3.99%) SolarWinds
11 26 (3.58%) Oracle
12 24 (3.30%) IBM
13 23 (3.16%) Fortinet
14 20 (2.75%) Google
15 18 (2.48%) Avaya
16 15 (2.06%) Nimble Storage
17 14 (1.93%) Ivanti
18 13 (1.79%) McAfee
18 13 (1.79%) Meraki
19 12 (1.65%) Dell Compellent