The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
North West / Manchester
Rank 179 153 147
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -6
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 26 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.69% 0.80% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 6.31% 7.60% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 38
Median salary £70,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +2.94%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%

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
412 342 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.96% 10.46% 10.77%
Number of salaries quoted 340 289 340
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Manchester

vSphere
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 £23,000 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 50 (62.50%) Windows
2 43 (53.75%) Microsoft
3 42 (52.50%) Shell Script
3 42 (52.50%) Linux
3 42 (52.50%) Python
3 42 (52.50%) Puppet
3 42 (52.50%) Opscode Chef
4 40 (50.00%) SQL
5 38 (47.50%) Configuration Management
6 36 (45.00%) VMware
7 34 (42.50%) Active Directory
8 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (40.00%) Ruby
9 32 (40.00%) Xen
9 32 (40.00%) Scrum
9 32 (40.00%) Oracle
9 32 (40.00%) DSDM
9 32 (40.00%) OpenStack
9 32 (40.00%) CloudStack
9 32 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (40.00%) XenServer
9 32 (40.00%) EnterpriseDB
9 32 (40.00%) DevOps
10 31 (38.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 31 (38.75%) ITIL
10 31 (38.75%) Unix
11 28 (35.00%) SQL Server
11 28 (35.00%) RUP
11 28 (35.00%) Tivoli
11 28 (35.00%) Bash Shell

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 32 (40.00%) CloudStack
1 32 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 21 (26.25%) MS Exchange
3 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (16.25%) JBoss
4 13 (16.25%) WebLogic
4 13 (16.25%) WebSphere
5 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (12.50%) IIS
7 5 (6.25%) Apache
8 1 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.25%) DNN
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.75%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.50%) Office 365
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.75%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (32.50%) Firewall
2 16 (20.00%) LAN
2 16 (20.00%) WAN
3 11 (13.75%) DNS
3 11 (13.75%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (12.50%) DHCP
4 10 (12.50%) Internet
4 10 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 8 (10.00%) SAN
6 5 (6.25%) IPsec
7 4 (5.00%) VLAN
7 4 (5.00%) VPN
8 3 (3.75%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (3.75%) WLAN
9 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.25%) FWSM
9 1 (1.25%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.25%) MPLS
9 1 (1.25%) NAS
9 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Jenkins
1 7 (8.75%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.75%) Subversion
General
1 8 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (23.75%) Support Engineer
3 16 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
4 15 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
6 11 (13.75%) Infrastructure Support
6 11 (13.75%) VMware Engineer
7 10 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 9 (11.25%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 7 (8.75%) Data Centre Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) IT Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Analyst
11 4 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 4 (5.00%) IT Support
11 4 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Support Analyst
12 3 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.50%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) Web Services
3 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.25%) HTML
3 5 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.75%) Clustering
3 4 (5.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) Blog
5 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.25%) IPTV
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 50 (62.50%) Windows
2 42 (52.50%) Linux
3 31 (38.75%) Unix
3 31 (38.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (13.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (11.25%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (3.75%) AIX
8 3 (3.75%) CentOS
8 3 (3.75%) HPUX
8 3 (3.75%) Solaris
8 3 (3.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (47.50%) Configuration Management
2 33 (41.25%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (40.00%) DevOps
3 32 (40.00%) DSDM
3 32 (40.00%) Scrum
4 31 (38.75%) ITIL
5 28 (35.00%) RUP
6 17 (21.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (15.00%) OWASP
8 10 (12.50%) Coaching
8 10 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.50%) Auto-Scaling
10 5 (6.25%) Web Development
11 3 (3.75%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.75%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.75%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.75%) Presales
11 3 (3.75%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 42 (52.50%) Python
1 42 (52.50%) Shell Script
2 40 (50.00%) SQL
3 32 (40.00%) Ruby
4 28 (35.00%) Bash Shell
5 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (16.25%) MCSE
3 10 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (11.25%) NCIE
5 8 (10.00%) MCSA
6 7 (8.75%) CCA
6 7 (8.75%) Citrix Certification
6 7 (8.75%) VCP5
7 4 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.75%) CCNA
9 2 (2.50%) Degree
10 1 (1.25%) CCNP
10 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 32 (40.00%) Xen
2 32 (40.00%) XenServer
3 24 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (16.25%) Hyper-V
5 10 (12.50%) vCloud
6 8 (10.00%) XenApp
7 7 (8.75%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.50%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 42 (52.50%) Opscode Chef
1 42 (52.50%) Puppet
2 28 (35.00%) Cobbler
2 28 (35.00%) Tivoli
3 17 (21.25%) Ansible
4 10 (12.50%) SCCM
4 10 (12.50%) vMotion
5 4 (5.00%) Nagios
5 4 (5.00%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.75%) Terraform
7 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.50%) WSUS
8 1 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (1.25%) SCOM
8 1 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 43 (53.75%) Microsoft
2 36 (45.00%) VMware
3 32 (40.00%) EnterpriseDB
3 32 (40.00%) Oracle
4 14 (17.50%) Veeam
5 13 (16.25%) Cisco
5 13 (16.25%) NetApp
6 11 (13.75%) Dell
6 11 (13.75%) EMC
6 11 (13.75%) Red Hat
7 10 (12.50%) Zerto
8 8 (10.00%) Citrix
9 6 (7.50%) HP
10 3 (3.75%) IBM
10 3 (3.75%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.50%) Juniper
12 1 (1.25%) AVG
12 1 (1.25%) Nimble Storage
12 1 (1.25%) Symantec
12 1 (1.25%) WorldPay
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