The first table below looks at the demand for vCloud skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vCloud over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vCloud
Rank 172 186 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 9 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.097% -
As % of the System Software category 2.29% 1.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 0
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £55,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +14.58%
System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
393 338 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.79% 8.21% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 328 292 291
Average salary £33,000 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
vCloud
North West

vCloud
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing vCloud across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

vCloud Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

vCloud
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vCloud across the Manchester region.

vCloud Salary Trend in Manchester

vCloud
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vCloud within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 9 £45,000 -
vCloud
North West

vCloud
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing vCloud also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vCloud.

1 19 (100.00%) VMware
1 19 (100.00%) vSphere
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (78.95%) SQL
5 14 (73.68%) Cisco
6 11 (57.89%) Web Services
6 11 (57.89%) Internet
6 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (52.63%) SCCM
8 9 (47.37%) Configuration Management
8 9 (47.37%) SAN
9 8 (42.11%) HP
9 8 (42.11%) EMC
9 8 (42.11%) Citrix
10 7 (36.84%) Windows
10 7 (36.84%) iSCSI
11 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
11 6 (31.58%) Dell
11 6 (31.58%) IPsec
11 6 (31.58%) Migration
12 5 (26.32%) Firewall
12 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (26.32%) NetApp
12 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (26.32%) WAN
12 5 (26.32%) ITIL
12 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
12 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing vCloud also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited vCloud. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
1 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
1 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (57.89%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon S3
3 4 (21.05%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) Internet
2 9 (47.37%) SAN
3 7 (36.84%) iSCSI
4 6 (31.58%) IPsec
5 5 (26.32%) Firewall
5 5 (26.32%) WAN
6 4 (21.05%) SNMP
6 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (21.05%) NAS
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
7 3 (15.79%) DHCP
7 3 (15.79%) LAN
8 2 (10.53%) PBX
8 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
8 2 (10.53%) SSL
8 2 (10.53%) Unified Communications
8 2 (10.53%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.79%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Architect
1 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
1 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Engineering Manager
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) FlexPod
2 2 (10.53%) CLARiiON
2 2 (10.53%) Celerra
2 2 (10.53%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) Migration
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 3 (15.79%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.79%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) VBScript
2 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
2 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) HP AIS
3 2 (10.53%) HP ASE
3 2 (10.53%) HP MASE
3 2 (10.53%) VCDX
3 2 (10.53%) NCDA
3 2 (10.53%) NCIE
3 2 (10.53%) VCAP
3 2 (10.53%) CCEE
3 2 (10.53%) CCIA
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCTS
3 2 (10.53%) MCITP
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) vSphere
2 16 (84.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
3 5 (26.32%) XenApp
3 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.79%) Squid
4 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) SCOM
2 4 (21.05%) OpenNMS
2 4 (21.05%) Puppet
2 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
3 3 (15.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
3 14 (73.68%) Cisco
4 8 (42.11%) HP
4 8 (42.11%) EMC
4 8 (42.11%) Citrix
5 6 (31.58%) Dell
6 5 (26.32%) NetApp
7 4 (21.05%) Veeam
7 4 (21.05%) Acronis
8 3 (15.79%) ProCurve
8 3 (15.79%) Red Hat
8 3 (15.79%) Symantec
9 2 (10.53%) Fortinet