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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 140 124 143
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +19
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 39 65 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.00% 1.55% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 10.29% 19.17% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 36 60 35
Average salary £33,250 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £32,500 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
System Software Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
379 339 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.70% 8.10% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 320 291 304
Average salary £32,500 £38,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.58% +13.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +1 12 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Wigan - 1 £35,000 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 96 (96.97%) VMware
2 77 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (73.74%) Microsoft
4 67 (67.68%) Windows
5 60 (60.61%) Active Directory
6 53 (53.54%) MS Exchange
7 51 (51.52%) NetApp
8 48 (48.48%) SAN
8 48 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (42.42%) HP
10 42 (42.42%) Citrix
11 39 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 39 (39.39%) Cisco
12 38 (38.38%) Windows Server 2003
12 38 (38.38%) Hyper-V
13 37 (37.37%) SQL Server
14 33 (33.33%) MS Excel
15 31 (31.31%) SQL
16 30 (30.30%) ITIL
17 29 (29.29%) SQL Server 2008
18 28 (28.28%) XenApp
19 27 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
20 26 (26.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 26 (26.26%) WAN
20 26 (26.26%) EMC
21 25 (25.25%) Firewall
22 24 (24.24%) LAN
22 24 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
23 23 (23.23%) XenDesktop

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 53 (53.54%) MS Exchange
2 27 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (20.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (17.17%) IIS
7 14 (14.14%) SharePoint
8 8 (8.08%) Apache
9 5 (5.05%) Office Communications Server
9 5 (5.05%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (5.05%) Lync
10 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.01%) DNN
11 1 (1.01%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 33 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.12%) Office 365
2 10 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (6.06%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.04%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.01%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (48.48%) SAN
2 26 (26.26%) WAN
3 25 (25.25%) Firewall
4 24 (24.24%) LAN
5 22 (22.22%) NAS
6 20 (20.20%) Wi-Fi
7 18 (18.18%) DHCP
7 18 (18.18%) DNS
8 15 (15.15%) NetScaler
8 15 (15.15%) Internet
9 12 (12.12%) iSCSI
10 11 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (8.08%) VLAN
12 6 (6.06%) IPsec
13 4 (4.04%) VoIP
13 4 (4.04%) SNMP
13 4 (4.04%) TCP/IP
13 4 (4.04%) VPN
13 4 (4.04%) Unified Communications
14 3 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (37.37%) SQL Server
2 29 (29.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (24.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (8.08%) MySQL
5 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.02%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Retail
3 1 (1.01%) Law
3 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (12.12%) Architect
3 11 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (10.10%) IT Support
5 9 (9.09%) Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Consultant
6 8 (8.08%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (7.07%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (7.07%) Citrix Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Administrator
7 7 (7.07%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 5 (5.05%) Citrix Support
9 5 (5.05%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.04%) IT Manager
10 4 (4.04%) Network Administrator
10 4 (4.04%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.10%) Web Services
2 5 (5.05%) HTML
2 5 (5.05%) CSS
3 1 (1.01%) jQuery
3 1 (1.01%) CSS3
3 1 (1.01%) HTML5
3 1 (1.01%) .NET
3 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.08%) Clustering
2 7 (7.07%) EqualLogic
3 6 (6.06%) CLARiiON
4 3 (3.03%) Celerra
4 3 (3.03%) FlexPod
4 3 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.02%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.01%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.01%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.01%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 67 (67.68%) Windows
2 48 (48.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (38.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 21 (21.21%) Linux
7 20 (20.20%) Windows 7
8 16 (16.16%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.04%) Debian
9 4 (4.04%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.03%) AIX
10 3 (3.03%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.01%) HPUX
11 1 (1.01%) Solaris
11 1 (1.01%) UNIX
11 1 (1.01%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.30%) ITIL
2 11 (11.11%) Project Management
2 11 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing
4 9 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 8 (8.08%) Configuration Management
5 8 (8.08%) Migration
5 8 (8.08%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (8.08%) Business Development
5 8 (8.08%) Use Case
6 7 (7.07%) Change Management
7 5 (5.05%) Change Control
7 5 (5.05%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.04%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.04%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (4.04%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.03%) PRINCE
10 2 (2.02%) BCP
10 2 (2.02%) ITSM
10 2 (2.02%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.31%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.06%) C
4 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.04%) Perl
5 4 (4.04%) VBScript
5 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.01%) Java
6 1 (1.01%) C#
6 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (26.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 19 (19.19%) MCTS
3 19 (19.19%) Citrix Certification
3 19 (19.19%) CCNA
3 19 (19.19%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (15.15%) NCDA
5 13 (13.13%) CCA
6 11 (11.11%) MCSE
7 10 (10.10%) MCITP
8 7 (7.07%) MCSA
9 6 (6.06%) MCP
9 6 (6.06%) CCEE
9 6 (6.06%) CCIA
10 5 (5.05%) Degree
11 4 (4.04%) NCIE
12 3 (3.03%) HP MASE
12 3 (3.03%) VCDX
12 3 (3.03%) HP AIS
12 3 (3.03%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.06%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 38 (38.38%) Hyper-V
4 28 (28.28%) XenApp
5 23 (23.23%) XenDesktop
6 19 (19.19%) vCloud
7 9 (9.09%) XenServer
8 8 (8.08%) VMware ESX
9 5 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (4.04%) Xen
10 4 (4.04%) Squid
11 3 (3.03%) NFS
11 3 (3.03%) Terminal Services
12 2 (2.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (2.02%) VMware Server
13 1 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (1.01%) PowerHA
13 1 (1.01%) Terminal Server
13 1 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (22.22%) SCCM
2 10 (10.10%) SCOM
3 7 (7.07%) Backup Exec
4 6 (6.06%) Nagios
5 4 (4.04%) Puppet
5 4 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (4.04%) WSUS
5 4 (4.04%) Cacti
5 4 (4.04%) OpenNMS
6 2 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.02%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.01%) Windows Intune
7 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 96 (96.97%) VMware
2 73 (73.74%) Microsoft
3 51 (51.52%) NetApp
4 42 (42.42%) HP
4 42 (42.42%) Citrix
5 39 (39.39%) Cisco
6 26 (26.26%) EMC
7 12 (12.12%) Dell
8 9 (9.09%) 3PAR
9 8 (8.08%) Symantec
9 8 (8.08%) Oracle
9 8 (8.08%) BMC
9 8 (8.08%) Veeam
10 6 (6.06%) IBM
10 6 (6.06%) Fortinet
11 5 (5.05%) ProCurve
11 5 (5.05%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.04%) Juniper
12 4 (4.04%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.04%) Acronis
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £51,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago