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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 138 132 165
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +33
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 41 50 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 1.36% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 11.20% 15.34% 7.74%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 23
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £19,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
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
366 326 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.01% 8.83% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 294 280 250
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
(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
Rochdale - 10 £50,000 - 1
Bolton +5 3 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 86 (100.00%) VMware
2 68 (79.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (69.77%) Microsoft
4 58 (67.44%) Active Directory
5 53 (61.63%) Windows
6 51 (59.30%) SAN
7 44 (51.16%) Citrix
8 39 (45.35%) MS Exchange
8 39 (45.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 38 (44.19%) Hyper-V
9 38 (44.19%) NetApp
10 36 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (38.37%) NAS
12 32 (37.21%) XenApp
12 32 (37.21%) Cisco
13 29 (33.72%) HP
14 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2003
14 25 (29.07%) XenDesktop
15 24 (27.91%) SQL Server
16 22 (25.58%) DHCP
16 22 (25.58%) Citrix Certification
16 22 (25.58%) DNS
17 21 (24.42%) CCA
17 21 (24.42%) MS Excel
17 21 (24.42%) SQL
18 20 (23.26%) ITIL
18 20 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (23.26%) Internet
18 20 (23.26%) NetScaler
19 19 (22.09%) Exchange Server 2010

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 39 (45.35%) MS Exchange
2 19 (22.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (20.93%) IIS
4 17 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (16.28%) SharePoint
6 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (6.98%) Apache
8 6 (6.98%) Lync
9 5 (5.81%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (4.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (3.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (2.33%) nginx
12 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
13 1 (1.16%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 21 (24.42%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.44%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.30%) Office 365
3 7 (8.14%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (8.14%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.81%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (59.30%) SAN
2 33 (38.37%) NAS
3 22 (25.58%) DNS
3 22 (25.58%) DHCP
4 20 (23.26%) Internet
4 20 (23.26%) NetScaler
5 15 (17.44%) WAN
6 14 (16.28%) iSCSI
7 13 (15.12%) LAN
7 13 (15.12%) Firewall
8 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
9 9 (10.47%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (10.47%) IPsec
10 7 (8.14%) VLAN
10 7 (8.14%) SNMP
11 6 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (6.98%) VoIP
12 5 (5.81%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (3.49%) Ethernet
13 3 (3.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (16.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.98%) MySQL
5 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 4 (4.65%) Legal
2 3 (3.49%) Law
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (16.28%) Citrix Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Analyst
4 10 (11.63%) Architect
5 9 (10.47%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.30%) Citrix Support
7 7 (8.14%) Support Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.81%) IT Support
8 5 (5.81%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.65%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 3 (3.49%) Administrator
10 3 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (2.33%) Help Desk Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) Engineering Manager
11 2 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.44%) Web Services
2 2 (2.33%) HTML
2 2 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Clustering
2 6 (6.98%) EqualLogic
3 4 (4.65%) CLARiiON
4 3 (3.49%) Replication
5 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.33%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.16%) HACMP
6 1 (1.16%) Celerra
6 1 (1.16%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 53 (61.63%) Windows
2 39 (45.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (29.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (18.60%) Linux
6 13 (15.12%) Windows 7
7 12 (13.95%) Windows XP
8 9 (10.47%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.65%) Debian
10 3 (3.49%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.49%) AIX
11 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.16%) HPUX
12 1 (1.16%) Solaris
12 1 (1.16%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) ITIL
2 11 (12.79%) Configuration Management
2 11 (12.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (10.47%) Coaching
4 7 (8.14%) Change Management
4 7 (8.14%) Problem Management
5 5 (5.81%) Migration
5 5 (5.81%) Business Continuity
5 5 (5.81%) Change Control
6 4 (4.65%) Project Management
7 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (2.33%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.33%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (2.33%) BCP
8 2 (2.33%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.33%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (2.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.42%) SQL
2 6 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.81%) C
4 2 (2.33%) Java
4 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.33%) Perl
4 2 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (25.58%) Citrix Certification
2 21 (24.42%) CCA
3 20 (23.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (18.60%) CCNA
4 16 (18.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (10.47%) NCDA
6 8 (9.30%) MCSE
7 7 (8.14%) MCTS
8 6 (6.98%) MCSA
9 4 (4.65%) MCP
10 3 (3.49%) MCITP
11 2 (2.33%) Degree
11 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.33%) RHCA
11 2 (2.33%) LPIC
12 1 (1.16%) HP AIS
12 1 (1.16%) HP MASE
12 1 (1.16%) VCDX
12 1 (1.16%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 68 (79.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (67.44%) Active Directory
3 38 (44.19%) Hyper-V
4 32 (37.21%) XenApp
5 25 (29.07%) XenDesktop
6 19 (22.09%) vCloud
7 11 (12.79%) VMware ESX
8 10 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.65%) Xen
10 3 (3.49%) NFS
10 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.49%) XenServer
11 2 (2.33%) Firmware
11 2 (2.33%) Squid
12 1 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.16%) PowerHA
12 1 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) SCCM
2 7 (8.14%) SCOM
2 7 (8.14%) OpenNMS
3 5 (5.81%) Puppet
3 5 (5.81%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.81%) WSUS
4 4 (4.65%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.49%) Nagios
5 3 (3.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.49%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 86 (100.00%) VMware
2 60 (69.77%) Microsoft
3 44 (51.16%) Citrix
4 38 (44.19%) NetApp
5 32 (37.21%) Cisco
6 29 (33.72%) HP
7 14 (16.28%) Dell
8 13 (15.12%) EMC
9 8 (9.30%) Fortinet
10 7 (8.14%) Veeam
10 7 (8.14%) Acronis
10 7 (8.14%) Oracle
11 6 (6.98%) Symantec
12 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
13 4 (4.65%) IBM
14 3 (3.49%) ProCurve
14 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds
15 2 (2.33%) 3PAR
15 2 (2.33%) Mitel
15 2 (2.33%) BMC
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