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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 148 154 147
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 28 45 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.86% 1.14% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 8.00% 10.82% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 35
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £40,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+0.59% -6.11%
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
350 416 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.69% 10.55% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 294 342 311
Average salary £36,125 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -5.06%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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
Bolton - 3 £35,000 -
Stockport - 1 £30,000 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 49 (85.96%) VMware
2 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 37 (64.91%) Windows
4 30 (52.63%) Cisco
5 28 (49.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (45.61%) ITIL
6 26 (45.61%) SQL
6 26 (45.61%) MS Exchange
7 25 (43.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
9 22 (38.60%) Active Directory
10 20 (35.09%) Exchange Server 2010
11 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (33.33%) NetApp
11 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 18 (31.58%) Citrix
12 18 (31.58%) XenApp
13 17 (29.82%) XenDesktop
13 17 (29.82%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (29.82%) CCNA
13 17 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (29.82%) Linux
14 16 (28.07%) SharePoint
14 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
14 16 (28.07%) NCDA
15 15 (26.32%) ITIL V2
15 15 (26.32%) Firewall
16 14 (24.56%) LAN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (45.61%) MS Exchange
2 20 (35.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (28.07%) SharePoint
4 11 (19.30%) IIS
4 11 (19.30%) Skype for Business
5 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (14.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (12.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (8.77%) CloudStack
8 5 (8.77%) JBoss
8 5 (8.77%) OpenStack
8 5 (8.77%) WebLogic
8 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
9 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (3.51%) Alfresco
11 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.75%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
3 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) Firewall
2 14 (24.56%) LAN
2 14 (24.56%) NetScaler
3 11 (19.30%) SAN
4 9 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (15.79%) Network Security
5 8 (14.04%) WAN
6 4 (7.02%) VLAN
6 4 (7.02%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (5.26%) VPN
8 2 (3.51%) DNS
9 1 (1.75%) DEFINITY
9 1 (1.75%) DHCP
9 1 (1.75%) LDAP
9 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (38.60%) SQL Server
2 17 (29.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (14.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Ant
1 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.02%) Gradle
1 4 (7.02%) Maven
2 2 (3.51%) NUnit
2 2 (3.51%) Selenium
2 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (12.28%) Back Office
2 2 (3.51%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Consultant
5 8 (14.04%) Project Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) Project Support Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Network Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Citrix Consultant
7 6 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 5 (8.77%) Analyst
8 5 (8.77%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) Technical Support
8 5 (8.77%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (8.77%) VMware Support Engineer
9 4 (7.02%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) HTML5
2 2 (3.51%) jQuery
2 2 (3.51%) RESTful
2 2 (3.51%) WCF
2 2 (3.51%) XML
2 2 (3.51%) XSL
3 1 (1.75%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) FlexPod
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
2 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.51%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 37 (64.91%) Windows
2 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (29.82%) Linux
3 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (28.07%) Windows Server
5 11 (19.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (17.54%) Data ONTAP
7 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
7 8 (14.04%) Windows 8
8 7 (12.28%) AIX
8 7 (12.28%) CentOS
9 6 (10.53%) Unix
10 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) ITIL
2 15 (26.32%) ITIL V2
3 11 (19.30%) Mentoring
4 9 (15.79%) DevOps
5 8 (14.04%) Coaching
5 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
6 7 (12.28%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.28%) OWASP
6 7 (12.28%) Patch Management
6 7 (12.28%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (8.77%) Configuration Management
7 5 (8.77%) DSDM
7 5 (8.77%) Presales
7 5 (8.77%) RUP
7 5 (8.77%) Scrum
8 4 (7.02%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.26%) Migration
10 2 (3.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 26 (45.61%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
2 5 (8.77%) Python
2 5 (8.77%) Ruby
2 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) Java
4 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.51%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (29.82%) CCNA
3 17 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (28.07%) NCDA
5 12 (21.05%) CCA
5 12 (21.05%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (17.54%) MCTS
7 9 (15.79%) MCSE
8 7 (12.28%) A+ Certification
8 7 (12.28%) CCNP
8 7 (12.28%) CISSP
8 7 (12.28%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (12.28%) HP ASE
8 7 (12.28%) MCITP
8 7 (12.28%) Network+ Certification
8 7 (12.28%) RHCE
8 7 (12.28%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (5.26%) VCAP
9 3 (5.26%) VCP5
System Software
1 25 (43.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (38.60%) Active Directory
3 18 (31.58%) XenApp
4 17 (29.82%) XenDesktop
5 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 9 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (14.04%) XenServer
7 5 (8.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (8.77%) Xen
8 2 (3.51%) vCloud
9 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (22.81%) XenMobile
2 11 (19.30%) SCCM
3 9 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (15.79%) Puppet
4 8 (14.04%) Backup Exec
4 8 (14.04%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (14.04%) SCOM
4 8 (14.04%) SCOrch
4 8 (14.04%) WSUS
5 7 (12.28%) HP SIM
5 7 (12.28%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (8.77%) Cobbler
6 5 (8.77%) Tivoli
7 3 (5.26%) AppDNA
7 3 (5.26%) EdgeSight
8 2 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (3.51%) SnapMirror
8 2 (3.51%) SnapVault
8 2 (3.51%) vRealize
9 1 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 49 (85.96%) VMware
2 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 30 (52.63%) Cisco
4 19 (33.33%) NetApp
5 18 (31.58%) Citrix
6 13 (22.81%) HP
7 11 (19.30%) Red Hat
8 10 (17.54%) Dell
9 8 (14.04%) Intel Security
9 8 (14.04%) Symantec
10 7 (12.28%) GFI Software
10 7 (12.28%) IBM
10 7 (12.28%) ProCurve
10 7 (12.28%) SolarWinds
10 7 (12.28%) Sophos
11 5 (8.77%) EnterpriseDB
11 5 (8.77%) Oracle
12 4 (7.02%) AppSense
12 4 (7.02%) WatchGuard
13 3 (5.26%) ThinPrint
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