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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware vSphere
Rank 147 143 166
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 37 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.94% 0.94% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% 10.90% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34 35 25
Average salary £34,000 £28,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.29% -16.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £58,000 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +1.12%
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
407 321 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.30% 8.63% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 348 283 313
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Wigan - 7 £27,500 -
Oldham - 1 £25,000 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 58 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (73.08%) Active Directory
4 56 (71.79%) Windows
5 54 (69.23%) Microsoft
6 48 (61.54%) Citrix
7 45 (57.69%) Cisco
8 41 (52.56%) SAN
8 41 (52.56%) NetApp
9 40 (51.28%) MS Exchange
10 32 (41.03%) DHCP
11 31 (39.74%) DNS
11 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 29 (37.18%) Hyper-V
12 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (34.62%) XenDesktop
13 27 (34.62%) NAS
13 27 (34.62%) XenApp
14 26 (33.33%) HP
14 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
14 26 (33.33%) Firewall
15 23 (29.49%) IIS
15 23 (29.49%) Exchange Server 2010
16 22 (28.21%) ITIL
17 20 (25.64%) SQL
18 19 (24.36%) LAN
19 18 (23.08%) WAN
19 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
19 18 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 17 (21.79%) Disaster Recovery

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (51.28%) MS Exchange
2 23 (29.49%) IIS
2 23 (29.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (19.23%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (8.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (5.13%) Apache
7 4 (5.13%) Lync
8 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.56%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
3 5 (6.41%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.97%) Office 365
1 7 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.56%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 41 (52.56%) SAN
2 32 (41.03%) DHCP
3 31 (39.74%) DNS
4 27 (34.62%) NAS
5 26 (33.33%) Firewall
6 19 (24.36%) LAN
7 18 (23.08%) WAN
8 16 (20.51%) NetScaler
8 16 (20.51%) iSCSI
9 13 (16.67%) Wireless
10 12 (15.38%) VLAN
10 12 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 11 (14.10%) VPN
12 10 (12.82%) MPLS
13 9 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (10.26%) Fibre Channel
15 7 (8.97%) IPsec
15 7 (8.97%) Internet
16 6 (7.69%) SNMP
17 5 (6.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (14.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.41%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (5.13%) MySQL
6 2 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (21.79%) Support Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
2 15 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Consultant
4 10 (12.82%) Analyst
5 9 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (10.26%) Architect
6 8 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (10.26%) Citrix Support
7 7 (8.97%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) Service Analyst
8 6 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (7.69%) Technical Support
8 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 5 (6.41%) Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Technical Support Consultant
9 5 (6.41%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) Web Services
2 2 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.10%) Clustering
2 8 (10.26%) Replication
3 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.41%) Life Science
5 4 (5.13%) EqualLogic
6 2 (2.56%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.56%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 56 (71.79%) Windows
2 31 (39.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (37.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (21.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (17.95%) Linux
6 12 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.97%) Windows XP
8 6 (7.69%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.56%) Debian
9 2 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) ITIL
2 17 (21.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (17.95%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (14.10%) Business Continuity
5 8 (10.26%) Service Management
6 6 (7.69%) Validation
6 6 (7.69%) Coaching
7 5 (6.41%) Line Management
7 5 (6.41%) Mentoring
7 5 (6.41%) ERP
7 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.85%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (3.85%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.56%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.56%) Migration
9 2 (2.56%) Data Management
9 2 (2.56%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.56%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.56%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (2.56%) ITIL V2
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.64%) SQL
2 15 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 12 (15.38%) C
4 7 (8.97%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (20.51%) CCA
2 16 (20.51%) Citrix Certification
3 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (15.38%) CCNA
5 9 (11.54%) MCSE
6 8 (10.26%) NCDA
7 7 (8.97%) MCSA
8 4 (5.13%) MCTS
9 3 (3.85%) NCIE
10 2 (2.56%) RHCA
10 2 (2.56%) Degree
10 2 (2.56%) LPIC
10 2 (2.56%) VCAP
10 2 (2.56%) VTSP
10 2 (2.56%) VCDX
11 1 (1.28%) VCP4
11 1 (1.28%) VCP5
11 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (74.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (73.08%) Active Directory
3 29 (37.18%) Hyper-V
4 27 (34.62%) XenDesktop
4 27 (34.62%) XenApp
5 13 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (12.82%) VMware ESX
7 9 (11.54%) vCloud
8 6 (7.69%) NFS
8 6 (7.69%) Xen
9 3 (3.85%) XenServer
9 3 (3.85%) Firmware
10 1 (1.28%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (14.10%) WSUS
2 10 (12.82%) SCOM
3 9 (11.54%) SCCM
4 7 (8.97%) WMI
5 6 (7.69%) OpenNMS
6 3 (3.85%) Puppet
6 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.56%) Legato
7 2 (2.56%) Nagios
7 2 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.56%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) VMware
2 54 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 48 (61.54%) Citrix
4 45 (57.69%) Cisco
5 41 (52.56%) NetApp
6 26 (33.33%) HP
7 12 (15.38%) Dell
8 10 (12.82%) EMC
9 7 (8.97%) Veeam
9 7 (8.97%) WatchGuard
9 7 (8.97%) Meraki
9 7 (8.97%) Symantec
10 6 (7.69%) Sophos
10 6 (7.69%) Avaya
10 6 (7.69%) Oracle
10 6 (7.69%) Acronis
11 4 (5.13%) Mitel
11 4 (5.13%) Fortinet
12 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.56%) McAfee
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