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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 151 153 146
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 34 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 0.86% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 10.15% 8.24% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34 27 42
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +14.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,000 £49,500
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
335 352 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.59% 10.46% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 302 270 333
Median salary £42,500 £35,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.56% +8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £54,750 £62,750
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +4 3 £46,000 +46.03% 1
Bury - 2 £52,500 -
Cheadle +4 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 55 (84.62%) Windows
2 42 (64.62%) VMware
3 38 (58.46%) ITIL
4 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
5 36 (55.38%) Firewall
6 33 (50.77%) Linux
7 29 (44.62%) SQL
7 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
8 28 (43.08%) Configuration Management
9 26 (40.00%) Puppet
10 25 (38.46%) XenServer
10 25 (38.46%) Python
10 25 (38.46%) Ruby
11 24 (36.92%) Unix
12 23 (35.38%) WebLogic
12 23 (35.38%) .NET
12 23 (35.38%) Oracle
12 23 (35.38%) JBoss
12 23 (35.38%) RUP
12 23 (35.38%) DSDM
12 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
12 23 (35.38%) Tivoli
12 23 (35.38%) Shell Script
12 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (35.38%) WebSphere
12 23 (35.38%) Xen
12 23 (35.38%) Scrum
12 23 (35.38%) EnterpriseDB
12 23 (35.38%) Bash Shell
12 23 (35.38%) Continuous Integration

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 23 (35.38%) CloudStack
1 23 (35.38%) JBoss
1 23 (35.38%) MS Exchange
1 23 (35.38%) OpenStack
1 23 (35.38%) WebLogic
1 23 (35.38%) WebSphere
2 11 (16.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (10.77%) IIS
4 7 (10.77%) Skype for Business
5 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Office 365
2 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 36 (55.38%) Firewall
2 20 (30.77%) DNS
3 18 (27.69%) DHCP
4 9 (13.85%) LAN
5 6 (9.23%) Network Security
6 5 (7.69%) NetScaler
6 5 (7.69%) VPN
6 5 (7.69%) WAN
7 3 (4.62%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (4.62%) Internet
7 3 (4.62%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.62%) SAN
7 3 (4.62%) SNMP
7 3 (4.62%) VoIP
8 2 (3.08%) HTTP
8 2 (3.08%) VLAN
9 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (10.77%) Law
2 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.15%) Back Office
4 3 (4.62%) Legal
5 2 (3.08%) Publishing
5 2 (3.08%) Retail
6 1 (1.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (15.38%) Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 9 (13.85%) Support Analyst
6 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Network Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Consultant
8 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Citrix Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Cloud Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) IT Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) VMware Consultant
10 3 (4.62%) Exchange Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.38%) .NET
2 3 (4.62%) ELK Stack
3 1 (1.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Replication
2 4 (6.15%) Clustering
2 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.62%) PKI
3 3 (4.62%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.54%) BYOD
5 1 (1.54%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) Life Science
5 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (84.62%) Windows
2 33 (50.77%) Linux
3 24 (36.92%) Unix
4 23 (35.38%) Windows Server
5 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.69%) AIX
7 5 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (6.15%) CentOS
9 1 (1.54%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) ITIL
2 28 (43.08%) Configuration Management
3 23 (35.38%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (35.38%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (35.38%) DevOps
3 23 (35.38%) DSDM
3 23 (35.38%) OWASP
3 23 (35.38%) RUP
3 23 (35.38%) Scrum
4 7 (10.77%) Load Balancing
4 7 (10.77%) Time Management
5 4 (6.15%) ITIL V2
5 4 (6.15%) Patch Management
5 4 (6.15%) Presales
5 4 (6.15%) Use Case
5 4 (6.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.62%) Network Management
6 3 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (4.62%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) SQL
2 25 (38.46%) Python
2 25 (38.46%) Ruby
3 23 (35.38%) Bash Shell
3 23 (35.38%) Shell Script
4 9 (13.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (9.23%) CCNA
2 6 (9.23%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.69%) MCSE
4 4 (6.15%) A+ Certification
4 4 (6.15%) CCNP
4 4 (6.15%) CISSP
4 4 (6.15%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (6.15%) HP ASE
4 4 (6.15%) MCITP
4 4 (6.15%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (6.15%) RHCE
4 4 (6.15%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (6.15%) VCAP
5 2 (3.08%) NCDA
6 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.54%) CCA
6 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 25 (38.46%) XenServer
3 23 (35.38%) Xen
4 18 (27.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (12.31%) XenApp
6 7 (10.77%) vCloud
6 7 (10.77%) XenDesktop
7 5 (7.69%) Hyper-V
8 4 (6.15%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (4.62%) ISA Server
9 3 (4.62%) NFS
9 3 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (3.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (40.00%) Puppet
2 23 (35.38%) Cobbler
2 23 (35.38%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (35.38%) Tivoli
3 7 (10.77%) vRealize
4 5 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 5 (7.69%) SCCM
4 5 (7.69%) SCOM
5 4 (6.15%) HP SIM
5 4 (6.15%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (6.15%) WSUS
6 3 (4.62%) Nagios
6 3 (4.62%) RANCID
7 1 (1.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.54%) SnapMirror
7 1 (1.54%) SnapVault
7 1 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.54%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (64.62%) VMware
2 37 (56.92%) Microsoft
3 23 (35.38%) EnterpriseDB
3 23 (35.38%) Oracle
4 13 (20.00%) Cisco
5 11 (16.92%) Dell
6 10 (15.38%) Citrix
6 10 (15.38%) HP
7 7 (10.77%) F5
7 7 (10.77%) MobileIron
8 5 (7.69%) EMC
8 5 (7.69%) Juniper
8 5 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 5 (7.69%) Symantec
9 4 (6.15%) GFI Software
9 4 (6.15%) IBM
9 4 (6.15%) NetApp
9 4 (6.15%) ProCurve
9 4 (6.15%) SolarWinds
9 4 (6.15%) Sophos
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire / Manchester
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Benefits + On Call Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £16016 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago