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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 148 144 112
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -32
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 35 41 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 1.01% 1.80%
As % of the System Software category 9.14% 10.65% 21.70%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 68
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 £24,000 £31,300 £32,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
383 385 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.55% 9.49% 8.30%
Number of salaries quoted 274 317 296
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -
Stockport - 3 £30,000 -
Wigan +2 2 £24,000 -31.42%
Rochdale -9 2 £58,000 +28.88%
Bolton - 1 £37,500 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 47 (79.66%) VMware
2 42 (71.19%) Windows
3 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
4 33 (55.93%) Active Directory
5 31 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (44.07%) MS Exchange
7 24 (40.68%) Cisco
7 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (40.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (38.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (37.29%) Hyper-V
9 22 (37.29%) NetApp
10 20 (33.90%) Citrix
10 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
11 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
12 17 (28.81%) DNS
12 17 (28.81%) Firewall
13 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (25.42%) NCDA
14 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2008
14 15 (25.42%) SAN
15 14 (23.73%) DHCP
15 14 (23.73%) IIS
15 14 (23.73%) SQL
15 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (23.73%) vCloud
16 13 (22.03%) Windows 7
17 12 (20.34%) XenDesktop
17 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2013
17 12 (20.34%) Mentoring

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 26 (44.07%) MS Exchange
2 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (23.73%) IIS
4 12 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (15.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
6 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (8.47%) Alfresco
8 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (3.39%) Apache
9 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 19 (32.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.81%) Firewall
1 17 (28.81%) DNS
2 15 (25.42%) SAN
3 14 (23.73%) DHCP
4 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
5 9 (15.25%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (15.25%) WAN
6 8 (13.56%) VPN
6 8 (13.56%) LAN
7 7 (11.86%) NetScaler
8 6 (10.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (10.17%) Wireless
9 5 (8.47%) VoIP
9 5 (8.47%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (8.47%) Internet
10 4 (6.78%) iSCSI
10 4 (6.78%) NAS
11 3 (5.08%) Ethernet
12 2 (3.39%) PBX
12 2 (3.39%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.90%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Big Data
4 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) NUnit
1 5 (8.47%) Selenium
1 5 (8.47%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (6.78%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Analyst
2 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (11.86%) NetApp Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (8.47%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Analyst Developer
4 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) IT Support
6 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) HTML
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
1 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
1 5 (8.47%) Web Services
1 5 (8.47%) XML
1 5 (8.47%) XSL
1 5 (8.47%) WCF
1 5 (8.47%) jQuery
1 5 (8.47%) RESTful
1 5 (8.47%) HTML5
1 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
1 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.69%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.47%) FlexPod
1 5 (8.47%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.69%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (71.19%) Windows
2 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (38.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (22.03%) Windows 7
6 10 (16.95%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.47%) Data ONTAP
8 4 (6.78%) Windows XP
9 3 (5.08%) Linux
10 2 (3.39%) CentOS
11 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.69%) UNIX
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Mentoring
2 11 (18.64%) ITIL
3 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
4 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.47%) Time Management
4 5 (8.47%) OWASP
4 5 (8.47%) OO
4 5 (8.47%) Workflow
4 5 (8.47%) Web Application Development
4 5 (8.47%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (6.78%) Coaching
5 4 (6.78%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.08%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (3.39%) DevOps
7 2 (3.39%) Business Development
7 2 (3.39%) Operations Management
7 2 (3.39%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) Java
3 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
3 5 (8.47%) XQuery
3 5 (8.47%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.39%) PHP
5 1 (1.69%) Python
5 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (25.42%) NCDA
3 10 (16.95%) CCA
3 10 (16.95%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (13.56%) VCAP
6 7 (11.86%) Degree
7 6 (10.17%) VCDX
7 6 (10.17%) MCTS
7 6 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (10.17%) CCNA
8 5 (8.47%) NCIE
9 2 (3.39%) CCEE
9 2 (3.39%) CCAA
9 2 (3.39%) VCP5
9 2 (3.39%) MCITP
10 1 (1.69%) RHCE
10 1 (1.69%) MCSE
10 1 (1.69%) MCSA
10 1 (1.69%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (55.93%) Active Directory
2 31 (52.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (37.29%) Hyper-V
4 14 (23.73%) vCloud
5 12 (20.34%) XenDesktop
6 9 (15.25%) XenApp
7 6 (10.17%) XenServer
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.69%) Docker
9 1 (1.69%) iptables
9 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) SCCM
2 4 (6.78%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.39%) Puppet
3 2 (3.39%) EMC Navisphere
3 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.39%) SCOM
3 2 (3.39%) SCOrch
3 2 (3.39%) vMotion
4 1 (1.69%) SnapMirror
4 1 (1.69%) Ansible
4 1 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.69%) Legato
4 1 (1.69%) Nagios
4 1 (1.69%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 47 (79.66%) VMware
2 41 (69.49%) Microsoft
3 24 (40.68%) Cisco
4 22 (37.29%) NetApp
5 20 (33.90%) Citrix
6 5 (8.47%) HP
7 4 (6.78%) Symantec
7 4 (6.78%) McAfee
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle
8 3 (5.08%) EMC
9 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.39%) Brocade
9 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.39%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.39%) SonicWALL
9 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.39%) F5
9 2 (3.39%) Hitachi
9 2 (3.39%) Zerto
10 1 (1.69%) Meraki
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