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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 158 131 182
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +51
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 24 54 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.68% 1.37% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 6.50% 13.60% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 19 50 14
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
369 397 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.41% 10.06% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 274 323 235
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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 -6 4 £38,750 +17.42% 2
Stockport +3 1 - -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (83.82%) Windows
3 54 (79.41%) Microsoft
4 47 (69.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 46 (67.65%) Active Directory
6 45 (66.18%) Cisco
7 44 (64.71%) NetApp
8 40 (58.82%) MS Exchange
9 39 (57.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (55.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (54.41%) Citrix
12 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
13 31 (45.59%) Firewall
13 31 (45.59%) Exchange Server 2010
14 27 (39.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 27 (39.71%) SAN
15 26 (38.24%) ITIL
16 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (33.82%) HP
17 23 (33.82%) SQL
18 22 (32.35%) SharePoint
18 22 (32.35%) DHCP
18 22 (32.35%) XenDesktop
19 21 (30.88%) PowerShell
19 21 (30.88%) IIS
20 20 (29.41%) DNS
20 20 (29.41%) Hyper-V
21 19 (27.94%) NCDA
22 18 (26.47%) Windows 7
22 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 40 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 31 (45.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (32.35%) SharePoint
4 21 (30.88%) IIS
5 13 (19.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (14.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.76%) MS Office
3 5 (7.35%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Mimecast
2 5 (7.35%) Office 365
3 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (45.59%) Firewall
2 27 (39.71%) SAN
3 22 (32.35%) DHCP
4 20 (29.41%) DNS
5 18 (26.47%) LAN
6 16 (23.53%) WAN
6 16 (23.53%) Wireless
7 15 (22.06%) NAS
8 13 (19.12%) VPN
9 12 (17.65%) VLAN
10 9 (13.24%) Fibre Channel
10 9 (13.24%) iSCSI
10 9 (13.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (11.76%) MPLS
12 5 (7.35%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (7.35%) NetScaler
13 4 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
14 3 (4.41%) VoIP
15 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
15 2 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (20.59%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.35%) Crystal Reports
4 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Law
2 1 (1.47%) Legal
2 1 (1.47%) Banking
2 1 (1.47%) Retail
2 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (17.65%) Consultant
3 12 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 11 (16.18%) Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) Technical Engineer
7 8 (11.76%) Service Analyst
7 8 (11.76%) Technical Support
7 8 (11.76%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 7 (10.29%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (10.29%) Support Consultant
8 7 (10.29%) Technical Support Engineer
8 7 (10.29%) Technical Support Consultant
9 6 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) SAN Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) VMware Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) Web Services
1 2 (2.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Clustering
2 7 (10.29%) FlexPod
3 6 (8.82%) Life Science
3 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 6 (8.82%) Replication
4 2 (2.94%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 57 (83.82%) Windows
2 39 (57.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (55.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (26.47%) Windows 7
6 14 (20.59%) Linux
7 9 (13.24%) Windows 8
8 8 (11.76%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.41%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.47%) CentOS
11 1 (1.47%) Android
11 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) ITIL
2 17 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (16.18%) Service Management
4 10 (14.71%) Business Continuity
5 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (13.24%) PRINCE2
5 9 (13.24%) Mentoring
5 9 (13.24%) Coaching
6 6 (8.82%) Validation
7 5 (7.35%) ERP
7 5 (7.35%) Line Management
8 4 (5.88%) ITIL V2
9 3 (4.41%) Data Management
10 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.94%) DevOps
11 1 (1.47%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.47%) Project Management
11 1 (1.47%) Release Management
11 1 (1.47%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) SQL
2 21 (30.88%) PowerShell
3 13 (19.12%) C
4 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (39.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (27.94%) NCDA
3 18 (26.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (23.53%) CCNA
5 10 (14.71%) CCA
5 10 (14.71%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (13.24%) MCSE
6 9 (13.24%) MCSA
6 9 (13.24%) MCTS
7 7 (10.29%) NCIE
8 4 (5.88%) VCAP
8 4 (5.88%) Degree
9 2 (2.94%) VCDX
9 2 (2.94%) VTSP
10 1 (1.47%) MCITP
10 1 (1.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (69.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (67.65%) Active Directory
3 22 (32.35%) XenDesktop
4 20 (29.41%) Hyper-V
5 17 (25.00%) XenApp
6 7 (10.29%) Xen
6 7 (10.29%) NFS
7 6 (8.82%) vCloud
7 6 (8.82%) XenServer
8 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) SCCM
2 7 (10.29%) WMI
3 6 (8.82%) SCOM
3 6 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (7.35%) WSUS
5 4 (5.88%) SCOrch
6 3 (4.41%) Legato
7 2 (2.94%) EMC Navisphere
7 2 (2.94%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.94%) Puppet
7 2 (2.94%) vMotion
8 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.47%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.47%) Nagios
8 1 (1.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (79.41%) Microsoft
3 45 (66.18%) Cisco
4 44 (64.71%) NetApp
5 37 (54.41%) Citrix
6 23 (33.82%) HP
7 10 (14.71%) Meraki
8 8 (11.76%) WatchGuard
8 8 (11.76%) EMC
8 8 (11.76%) Symantec
9 6 (8.82%) McAfee
9 6 (8.82%) Sophos
9 6 (8.82%) Avaya
10 4 (5.88%) Dell
10 4 (5.88%) Brocade
11 3 (4.41%) Oracle
11 3 (4.41%) CommVault
12 2 (2.94%) Hitachi
12 2 (2.94%) Mitel
12 2 (2.94%) Fortinet
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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