The table below looks at the statistics 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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vCloud
Rank 182 178 191
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing vCloud 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.026% 0.027% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 0.24% 0.31% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £72,500 £41,250 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.75% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -19.16%
vCloud
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
409 327 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.45% 8.71% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 347 286 327
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) vSphere
2 9 (69.23%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (61.54%) iSCSI
3 8 (61.54%) SAN
4 7 (53.85%) Internet
4 7 (53.85%) Web Services
4 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (46.15%) Veeam
5 6 (46.15%) Acronis
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
5 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (46.15%) IPsec
5 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (46.15%) OpenNMS
5 6 (46.15%) NAS
5 6 (46.15%) SCOM
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) SNMP
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) Dell
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) SCCM
6 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) Citrix
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (23.08%) MCSE
8 3 (23.08%) SQL

vCloud
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) iSCSI
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 7 (53.85%) Internet
3 6 (46.15%) IPsec
3 6 (46.15%) NAS
3 6 (46.15%) SNMP
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) DHCP
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Database
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Architect
2 6 (46.15%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Architect
4 3 (23.08%) VMware Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Consultant
5 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
6 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Debian
2 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (23.08%) MCSE
3 2 (15.38%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) VCDX
4 1 (7.69%) VCP4
4 1 (7.69%) VCAP
4 1 (7.69%) CCEE
4 1 (7.69%) CCAA
4 1 (7.69%) CCIA
4 1 (7.69%) VCP5
4 1 (7.69%) CCA
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) MCSD
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) vSphere
1 9 (69.23%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (46.15%) VMware ESX
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) OpenNMS
1 6 (46.15%) SCOM
2 5 (38.46%) SCCM
3 2 (15.38%) Backup Exec
3 2 (15.38%) WSUS
3 2 (15.38%) Puppet
3 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (46.15%) Veeam
2 6 (46.15%) Acronis
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Dell
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) ProCurve
5 2 (15.38%) HP
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum + benefits + relocation where appropriate
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