Best Places to Work in IT 2015 Employer Profile

No. 17, Large


Palo Alto, Calif. [Pacific]

Why you want to work there

This Palo Alto, Calif., software company offers its employees benefits, amenities and an office atmosphere that are all aimed at promoting a well-rounded, healthy lifestyle. The company boasts an award-winning campus that features gathering spaces, beautiful landscaping, on-site cafes and state-of-the-art fitness facilities. Perks include flexible vacation time, free snacks, sponsored fitness events, service learning fairs and weekly social gatherings. VMware also offers stimulating, dynamic projects and encourages IT professionals to innovate and act as R&D pioneers.

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees: 7,760

Total U.S.-based IT employees: 392

IT employee turnover in 2014: 11%

IT promotions in 2014: 6%


Training days offered per IT employee in 2014: 10

Training budget per IT employee in 2014: $1,098