The benefits offered by VMware

The benefits offered by VMware:

Pension and group risk benefits

  • Group personal pension plan available with salary sacrifice: 5% employee and 7% employer contribution or 7% employee and 10% employer contribution.
  • Group life insurance as a core benefit at four-times base salary.
  • Group income protection as a core benefit at 75% of base salary.
  • Critical illness insurance for employee and partner through flexible benefits scheme.

Healthcare and wellbeing

  • Private medical insurance (PMI) as a core benefit and family cover paid for by employer.
  • Virtual GP service as part of PMI.
  • Travel insurance as part of PMI.
  • Blood screening health assessment option as part of PMI.
  • Dental insurance as a core benefit: employee cover paid for by employer with the option to cover family through flexible benefits scheme.
  • Eyecare voucher programme as a core benefit.
  • Employee assistance programme provides for up to 12 counselling sessions.
  • Mental health first aiders.
  • Wellbeing allowance ($1,000 equivalent) 

Work/life balance or family-friendly policies

  • Global paid family leave policy (maternity, adoption, paternity).
  • Bereavement leave policy of four weeks.


  • 25 days annual leave, rising to 28 days at beginning of fifth holiday year.
  • Four take-a-break days per year.
  • Four ‘Epic’ days per year.
  • Christmas shutdown.
  • Buy or sell three days of annual leave through flexible benefits scheme.

Employee recognition

  • ‘At Our Best Recognition Programme’: manager and peer-to-peer recognition ranging from e-cards to on the spot awards where points can be redeemed for vouchers.

Other benefits

  • Bikes-for-work through flexible benefits scheme.
  • Financial planning through flexible benefits scheme.
  • Discounted dining card through flexible benefits scheme.
  • Onsite canteen.