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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 160 152 151
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 35 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 0.97% 1.04%
As % of the System Software category 12.03% 9.00% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33 37 41
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £62,300 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
291 411 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 7.87% 10.77% 9.81%
Number of salaries quoted 267 288 325
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £33,027
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Rochdale 0 7 £46,000 -20.68% 1
Bury - 2 £52,500 -
Stockport -8 1 £33,500 +11.66%
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 57 (81.43%) Windows
2 46 (65.71%) Firewall
3 43 (61.43%) VMware
4 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 39 (55.71%) ITIL
6 36 (51.43%) Linux
7 34 (48.57%) Configuration Management
8 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
9 31 (44.29%) Puppet
10 29 (41.43%) Python
11 28 (40.00%) SQL
11 28 (40.00%) Windows Server
12 27 (38.57%) XenServer
12 27 (38.57%) Opscode Chef
12 27 (38.57%) .NET
12 27 (38.57%) Shell Script
12 27 (38.57%) Ruby
13 26 (37.14%) Unix
13 26 (37.14%) DevOps
14 25 (35.71%) OpenStack
14 25 (35.71%) CloudStack
14 25 (35.71%) Cobbler
14 25 (35.71%) OWASP
14 25 (35.71%) Bash Shell
14 25 (35.71%) EnterpriseDB
14 25 (35.71%) JBoss
14 25 (35.71%) RUP
14 25 (35.71%) DSDM
14 25 (35.71%) Oracle
14 25 (35.71%) WebLogic

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 25 (35.71%) CloudStack
1 25 (35.71%) JBoss
1 25 (35.71%) OpenStack
1 25 (35.71%) WebLogic
1 25 (35.71%) WebSphere
2 20 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 12 (17.14%) IIS
4 10 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.29%) Skype for Business
6 2 (2.86%) Apache
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (12.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Office 365
2 8 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 46 (65.71%) Firewall
2 25 (35.71%) DNS
3 23 (32.86%) DHCP
4 6 (8.57%) Internet
4 6 (8.57%) SAN
4 6 (8.57%) VPN
5 4 (5.71%) LAN
5 4 (5.71%) NetScaler
5 4 (5.71%) WAN
6 3 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (4.29%) iSCSI
6 3 (4.29%) SNMP
6 3 (4.29%) VoIP
7 2 (2.86%) HTTP
7 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.86%) IPsec
7 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.43%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
General
1 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.00%) Law
3 2 (2.86%) Publishing
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (37.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Support Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (8.57%) Consultant
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) IT Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) VMware Consultant
10 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
10 3 (4.29%) IT Support
10 3 (4.29%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (38.57%) .NET
2 3 (4.29%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.86%) HTML
3 2 (2.86%) LAMP
3 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Clustering
1 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Replication
3 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.71%) PKI
4 3 (4.29%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.86%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.86%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.43%) BYOD
6 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.43%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.43%) iPad
6 1 (1.43%) IPTV
6 1 (1.43%) Life Science
6 1 (1.43%) Statistics
6 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 57 (81.43%) Windows
2 36 (51.43%) Linux
3 28 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 26 (37.14%) Unix
5 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) AIX
7 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) ITIL
2 34 (48.57%) Configuration Management
3 26 (37.14%) DevOps
4 25 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (35.71%) DSDM
4 25 (35.71%) OWASP
4 25 (35.71%) RUP
4 25 (35.71%) Scrum
5 9 (12.86%) Load Balancing
6 8 (11.43%) Time Management
7 6 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.71%) Use Case
9 3 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.29%) Network Management
9 3 (4.29%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (4.29%) Presales
9 3 (4.29%) Process Improvement
10 2 (2.86%) Auto-Scaling
10 2 (2.86%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) Python
2 28 (40.00%) SQL
3 27 (38.57%) Ruby
3 27 (38.57%) Shell Script
4 25 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (5.71%) VCAP
3 3 (4.29%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.86%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 33 (47.14%) Active Directory
2 27 (38.57%) XenServer
3 25 (35.71%) Xen
4 21 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (14.29%) vCloud
6 8 (11.43%) XenApp
6 8 (11.43%) XenDesktop
7 7 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (8.57%) Forefront TMG
9 5 (7.14%) ISA Server
10 3 (4.29%) NFS
11 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
12 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (44.29%) Puppet
2 27 (38.57%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (35.71%) Cobbler
3 25 (35.71%) Tivoli
4 8 (11.43%) SCCM
4 8 (11.43%) vRealize
5 5 (7.14%) SCOM
6 4 (5.71%) RANCID
7 3 (4.29%) Ansible
7 3 (4.29%) Nagios
8 2 (2.86%) vMotion
9 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.43%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (1.43%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (61.43%) VMware
2 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 25 (35.71%) EnterpriseDB
3 25 (35.71%) Oracle
4 12 (17.14%) Cisco
5 11 (15.71%) Citrix
6 7 (10.00%) Dell
6 7 (10.00%) F5
6 7 (10.00%) MobileIron
7 6 (8.57%) EMC
7 6 (8.57%) Veeam
8 5 (7.14%) HP
8 5 (7.14%) Juniper
8 5 (7.14%) Zerto
9 3 (4.29%) NetApp
10 2 (2.86%) AppSense
10 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.43%) Apple
11 1 (1.43%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.43%) WatchGuard
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Posted: 3 days ago
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