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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 153 138 152
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +14
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 42 41 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.01% 1.10% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category 10.47% 13.36% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39 34 30
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £41,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.20%
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
401 307 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.62% 8.25% 8.34%
Number of salaries quoted 331 265 269
Average salary £33,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 - 8 £52,000 -
Bolton +11 4 £32,500 +18.18%
Altrincham - 2 £40,000 - 1
Wigan - 2 £37,500 -
Stockport -6 1 £35,000 -26.31%
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 82 (100.00%) VMware
2 61 (74.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (68.29%) Active Directory
4 53 (64.63%) Microsoft
5 51 (62.20%) SAN
6 50 (60.98%) Windows
7 47 (57.32%) Citrix
8 38 (46.34%) Cisco
8 38 (46.34%) NAS
9 35 (42.68%) MS Exchange
10 34 (41.46%) XenApp
10 34 (41.46%) Hyper-V
11 33 (40.24%) NetApp
12 31 (37.80%) Windows Server 2008
13 30 (36.59%) DNS
13 30 (36.59%) DHCP
14 28 (34.15%) XenDesktop
15 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (31.71%) NetScaler
16 26 (31.71%) CCA
16 26 (31.71%) Citrix Certification
17 22 (26.83%) HP
18 20 (24.39%) Internet
19 19 (23.17%) SQL
19 19 (23.17%) vCloud
20 18 (21.95%) IIS
20 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
21 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
22 16 (19.51%) Web Services
22 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 35 (42.68%) MS Exchange
2 18 (21.95%) IIS
3 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (14.63%) SharePoint
5 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (6.10%) Apache
7 5 (6.10%) Lync
7 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.88%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.44%) nginx
10 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (1.22%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.54%) Office 365
3 6 (7.32%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.32%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 51 (62.20%) SAN
2 38 (46.34%) NAS
3 30 (36.59%) DNS
3 30 (36.59%) DHCP
4 26 (31.71%) NetScaler
5 20 (24.39%) Internet
6 16 (19.51%) iSCSI
7 14 (17.07%) Firewall
7 14 (17.07%) TCP/IP
8 12 (14.63%) WAN
9 10 (12.20%) LAN
9 10 (12.20%) IPsec
10 8 (9.76%) SNMP
11 7 (8.54%) VLAN
12 5 (6.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (6.10%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (6.10%) VoIP
13 3 (3.66%) VPN
13 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (3.66%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.10%) MySQL
6 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 5 (6.10%) Legal
2 3 (3.66%) Law
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) Citrix Engineer
3 13 (15.85%) Citrix Support
4 12 (14.63%) Analyst
5 8 (9.76%) Architect
5 8 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (8.54%) Service Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.88%) IT Support
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Administrator
9 3 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) IT Manager
10 2 (2.44%) Consultant
10 2 (2.44%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.44%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) Web Services
2 1 (1.22%) HTML
2 1 (1.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Clustering
2 5 (6.10%) EqualLogic
3 3 (3.66%) Replication
3 3 (3.66%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.22%) HP Superdome
4 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.22%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 50 (60.98%) Windows
2 31 (37.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (18.29%) Linux
6 7 (8.54%) Windows XP
7 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.66%) Debian
8 3 (3.66%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.66%) AIX
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.22%) HPUX
10 1 (1.22%) Solaris
10 1 (1.22%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.85%) ITIL
2 11 (13.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (12.20%) Configuration Management
4 8 (9.76%) Coaching
5 7 (8.54%) Problem Management
6 5 (6.10%) Change Control
6 5 (6.10%) Business Continuity
6 5 (6.10%) Change Management
7 3 (3.66%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.66%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (3.66%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.66%) Migration
7 3 (3.66%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (3.66%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.22%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.17%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.10%) C
3 2 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.22%) Perl
4 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) CCA
1 26 (31.71%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.76%) MCSE
3 8 (9.76%) CCNA
4 5 (6.10%) MCSA
5 4 (4.88%) NCDA
6 3 (3.66%) Degree
7 2 (2.44%) LPIC
7 2 (2.44%) RHCA
8 1 (1.22%) MCTS
8 1 (1.22%) VCP4
8 1 (1.22%) NCIE
8 1 (1.22%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (74.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (68.29%) Active Directory
3 34 (41.46%) Hyper-V
3 34 (41.46%) XenApp
4 28 (34.15%) XenDesktop
5 19 (23.17%) vCloud
6 15 (18.29%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (15.85%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.88%) Xen
9 3 (3.66%) NFS
9 3 (3.66%) Firmware
10 2 (2.44%) XenServer
11 1 (1.22%) PowerHA
11 1 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) SCCM
2 8 (9.76%) SCOM
2 8 (9.76%) OpenNMS
3 7 (8.54%) WSUS
4 4 (4.88%) Puppet
4 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (3.66%) Nagios
5 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.66%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.22%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) VMware
2 53 (64.63%) Microsoft
3 47 (57.32%) Citrix
4 38 (46.34%) Cisco
5 33 (40.24%) NetApp
6 22 (26.83%) HP
7 14 (17.07%) Dell
8 8 (9.76%) Oracle
8 8 (9.76%) Fortinet
8 8 (9.76%) Veeam
8 8 (9.76%) Acronis
9 7 (8.54%) Symantec
10 6 (7.32%) EMC
11 4 (4.88%) IBM
11 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.88%) ProCurve
12 3 (3.66%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.44%) Mitel
14 1 (1.22%) Juniper
14 1 (1.22%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Altrincham
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago