The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 126 167 109
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -58
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 60 22 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.48% 0.54% 1.60%
As % of the System Software category 14.25% 6.88% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 56 19 57
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,400 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +7.50%
System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
421 320 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.40% 7.80% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 339 255 372
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £23,850 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
vSphere
North West

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +2 7 £50,000 +16.27%
Oldham -3 5 £32,500 -2.61% 1
Rochdale - 4 £36,500 -
Wigan +11 2 £35,000 -13.58% 1
Bolton -13 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £41,250 - 1
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 91 (96.81%) VMware
2 70 (74.47%) Windows
3 67 (71.28%) Microsoft
4 62 (65.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 60 (63.83%) NetApp
6 57 (60.64%) Active Directory
6 57 (60.64%) MS Exchange
7 51 (54.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 50 (53.19%) SQL Server
9 49 (52.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 46 (48.94%) Windows Server 2003
11 43 (45.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 40 (42.55%) SQL Server 2008
12 40 (42.55%) ITIL
12 40 (42.55%) MS Excel
13 39 (41.49%) Cisco
14 38 (40.43%) Windows XP
14 38 (40.43%) SQL
14 38 (40.43%) Exchange Server 2010
15 37 (39.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 36 (38.30%) SQL Server 2012
16 36 (38.30%) Windows 8
17 35 (37.23%) WAN
17 35 (37.23%) Citrix
18 34 (36.17%) LAN
18 34 (36.17%) MCTS
19 33 (35.11%) HP
19 33 (35.11%) Firewall
20 31 (32.98%) SCCM
21 30 (31.91%) Windows 7

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 57 (60.64%) MS Exchange
2 38 (40.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (24.47%) IIS
4 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (11.70%) SharePoint
8 8 (8.51%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (7.45%) Apache
10 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.13%) Lync
10 2 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (1.06%) DNN
Applications
1 40 (42.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.51%) Office 365
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (37.23%) WAN
2 34 (36.17%) LAN
3 33 (35.11%) Firewall
4 30 (31.91%) SAN
5 28 (29.79%) Wi-Fi
6 27 (28.72%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (10.64%) DNS
7 10 (10.64%) DHCP
7 10 (10.64%) NetScaler
8 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.38%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.26%) VPN
10 4 (4.26%) Wireless
10 4 (4.26%) Internet
10 4 (4.26%) NAS
10 4 (4.26%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.13%) SNMP
11 2 (2.13%) VoIP
11 2 (2.13%) IPsec
11 2 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (53.19%) SQL Server
2 40 (42.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (38.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.45%) MySQL
5 4 (4.26%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (23.40%) 3rd Line Support
2 15 (15.96%) Architect
2 15 (15.96%) Consultant
3 13 (13.83%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (9.57%) IT Support
7 8 (8.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 7 (7.45%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 7 (7.45%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Cloud Architect
8 7 (7.45%) Server Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Server Support Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Server Support
9 6 (6.38%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Analyst
9 6 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (5.32%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) CSS
1 4 (4.26%) HTML
2 3 (3.19%) Middleware
3 2 (2.13%) Web Services
3 2 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (1.06%) jQuery
4 1 (1.06%) CSS3
4 1 (1.06%) HTML5
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (5.32%) CLARiiON
3 4 (4.26%) Clustering
3 4 (4.26%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.19%) Celerra
4 3 (3.19%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.06%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.06%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.06%) Replication
5 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 70 (74.47%) Windows
2 49 (52.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (48.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 43 (45.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (40.43%) Windows XP
6 36 (38.30%) Windows 8
7 30 (31.91%) Windows 7
8 16 (17.02%) Linux
9 5 (5.32%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (4.26%) UNIX
11 3 (3.19%) Debian
11 3 (3.19%) AIX
11 3 (3.19%) HPUX
11 3 (3.19%) Solaris
12 2 (2.13%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) ITIL
2 20 (21.28%) Project Management
3 12 (12.77%) Load Balancing
4 10 (10.64%) PRINCE2
4 10 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.51%) Use Case
5 8 (8.51%) Business Development
5 8 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (7.45%) Migration
7 6 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.32%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.26%) Data Management
10 3 (3.19%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (3.19%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.19%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.19%) Change Management
10 3 (3.19%) PRINCE
11 2 (2.13%) ITSM
11 2 (2.13%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.43%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.26%) Shell Script
2 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
3 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.19%) Perl
3 3 (3.19%) VBScript
4 1 (1.06%) AppleScript
4 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.06%) Java
4 1 (1.06%) C
4 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 51 (54.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (39.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 34 (36.17%) MCTS
4 29 (30.85%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (30.85%) CCNA
5 26 (27.66%) NCDA
6 15 (15.96%) MCITP
7 9 (9.57%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (8.51%) MCP
8 8 (8.51%) CCEE
8 8 (8.51%) CCIA
9 6 (6.38%) MCSE
10 5 (5.32%) CCAA
10 5 (5.32%) NCIE
10 5 (5.32%) CCEA
10 5 (5.32%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (4.26%) Degree
12 3 (3.19%) VCDX
12 3 (3.19%) HP AIS
12 3 (3.19%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (65.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (60.64%) Active Directory
3 27 (28.72%) Hyper-V
4 21 (22.34%) XenApp
5 15 (15.96%) XenDesktop
6 12 (12.77%) XenServer
7 10 (10.64%) vCloud
8 8 (8.51%) Terminal Services
9 7 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (7.45%) VMware ESX
10 5 (5.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (4.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (3.19%) Squid
12 3 (3.19%) Xen
13 2 (2.13%) VMware Server
14 1 (1.06%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (1.06%) Terminal Server
14 1 (1.06%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 31 (32.98%) SCCM
2 23 (24.47%) SCOM
3 8 (8.51%) Backup Exec
4 7 (7.45%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (5.32%) Nagios
6 4 (4.26%) Cacti
7 3 (3.19%) WSUS
8 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.13%) Puppet
8 2 (2.13%) OpenNMS
9 1 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.06%) Windows Intune
9 1 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 91 (96.81%) VMware
2 67 (71.28%) Microsoft
3 60 (63.83%) NetApp
4 39 (41.49%) Cisco
5 35 (37.23%) Citrix
6 33 (35.11%) HP
7 29 (30.85%) EMC
8 9 (9.57%) 3PAR
9 8 (8.51%) BMC
9 8 (8.51%) IBM
9 8 (8.51%) McAfee
9 8 (8.51%) Veeam
10 6 (6.38%) Oracle
10 6 (6.38%) Dell
11 5 (5.32%) Symantec
11 5 (5.32%) Apple
12 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.26%) AppSense
12 4 (4.26%) Juniper
12 4 (4.26%) LANDesk
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