The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 143 144 137
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 30 39 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 0.99% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 8.72% 10.32% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 52
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
vSphere
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
344 378 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.20% 9.60% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 260 318 277
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

vSphere Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

vSphere
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

vSphere Salary Trend in Manchester

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing vSphere across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Manchester

vSphere
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
Cheadle - 5 £37,500 -
Rochdale -5 4 £44,750 +27.85%
Stockport +8 2 £32,500 -23.52%
Wigan +2 1 £24,000 -31.42% 1
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing vSphere 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 vSphere.

1 56 (84.85%) VMware
2 53 (80.30%) Microsoft
3 51 (77.27%) Windows
4 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
4 40 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (54.55%) NetApp
6 33 (50.00%) MS Exchange
7 32 (48.48%) Citrix
8 31 (46.97%) Cisco
9 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (43.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 28 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (37.88%) SAN
11 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
12 24 (36.36%) MS Excel
13 23 (34.85%) Firewall
14 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (33.33%) Hyper-V
15 20 (30.30%) XenDesktop
15 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (27.27%) DHCP
17 17 (25.76%) ITIL
17 17 (25.76%) NCDA
17 17 (25.76%) Windows 7
18 16 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
18 16 (24.24%) IIS
18 16 (24.24%) SQL
18 16 (24.24%) DNS
19 15 (22.73%) HP
19 15 (22.73%) VPN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing vSphere 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 vSphere. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 33 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (24.24%) IIS
4 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 5 (7.58%) Alfresco
9 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.52%) Apache
10 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
3 4 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 25 (37.88%) SAN
2 23 (34.85%) Firewall
3 18 (27.27%) DHCP
4 16 (24.24%) DNS
5 15 (22.73%) VPN
6 13 (19.70%) NAS
7 12 (18.18%) Wireless
7 12 (18.18%) WAN
8 11 (16.67%) LAN
9 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
9 10 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (12.12%) iSCSI
11 7 (10.61%) NetScaler
12 6 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
12 6 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (7.58%) Structured Cabling
13 5 (7.58%) VLAN
13 5 (7.58%) VoIP
14 4 (6.06%) Internet
15 3 (4.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) SQL Server
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) NUnit
1 5 (7.58%) Selenium
1 5 (7.58%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Analyst
2 14 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (13.64%) Consultant
5 8 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) NetApp Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.58%) Support Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Developer
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
7 5 (7.58%) Technical Support Consultant
7 5 (7.58%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) XML
1 5 (7.58%) XSL
1 5 (7.58%) WCF
1 5 (7.58%) jQuery
1 5 (7.58%) RESTful
1 5 (7.58%) HTML5
1 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
1 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET Web API
1 5 (7.58%) HTML
1 5 (7.58%) .NET
1 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
2 4 (6.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.12%) Clustering
3 7 (10.61%) HP StoreVirtual
4 5 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.58%) FlexPod
4 5 (7.58%) User Experience
5 4 (6.06%) Social Media
6 3 (4.55%) Life Science
7 1 (1.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (77.27%) Windows
2 29 (43.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (42.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (25.76%) Windows 7
6 11 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 9 (13.64%) Linux
8 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
9 5 (7.58%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (3.03%) CentOS
10 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.52%) UNIX
11 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 12 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 9 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (12.12%) Business Continuity
5 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.61%) Service Management
6 5 (7.58%) Workflow
6 5 (7.58%) OO
6 5 (7.58%) Automated Testing
6 5 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.58%) Time Management
6 5 (7.58%) OWASP
6 5 (7.58%) Web Application Development
6 5 (7.58%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (6.06%) Coaching
7 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL V2
9 2 (3.03%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.24%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 5 (7.58%) C#
3 5 (7.58%) Java
3 5 (7.58%) VB.NET
3 5 (7.58%) XQuery
4 4 (6.06%) C
5 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.52%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (43.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (25.76%) NCDA
3 14 (21.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (18.18%) CCA
4 12 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
5 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (16.67%) CCNA
6 9 (13.64%) Degree
7 7 (10.61%) VCAP
7 7 (10.61%) MCTS
8 5 (7.58%) MCSE
8 5 (7.58%) MCSA
8 5 (7.58%) VCDX
8 5 (7.58%) NCIE
9 2 (3.03%) CCEE
9 2 (3.03%) CCAA
9 2 (3.03%) VCP5
9 2 (3.03%) MCITP
10 1 (1.52%) RHCE
10 1 (1.52%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
2 5 (7.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (60.61%) Active Directory
1 40 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 20 (30.30%) XenDesktop
4 14 (21.21%) XenApp
5 13 (19.70%) vCloud
6 7 (10.61%) XenServer
7 4 (6.06%) NFS
7 4 (6.06%) Xen
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.52%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.52%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.03%) Puppet
3 2 (3.03%) EMC Navisphere
3 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.03%) vMotion
4 1 (1.52%) SnapMirror
4 1 (1.52%) Ansible
4 1 (1.52%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.52%) Legato
4 1 (1.52%) Nagios
4 1 (1.52%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (84.85%) VMware
2 53 (80.30%) Microsoft
3 36 (54.55%) NetApp
4 32 (48.48%) Citrix
5 31 (46.97%) Cisco
6 15 (22.73%) HP
7 7 (10.61%) Meraki
8 6 (9.09%) Symantec
9 4 (6.06%) McAfee
9 4 (6.06%) Brocade
10 3 (4.55%) Oracle
10 3 (4.55%) EMC
11 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.03%) Fortinet
11 2 (3.03%) SonicWALL
11 2 (3.03%) Zerto
11 2 (3.03%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.52%) F5
12 1 (1.52%) WatchGuard
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Tech Search
Salary: £25,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago