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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 142 122 165
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +43
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 43 55 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 1.47% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 11.56% 17.03% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 39 48 25
Average salary £33,500 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.10% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
372 323 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.20% 8.61% 7.70%
Number of salaries quoted 301 281 257
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%

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 September 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 23 September 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 - 10 £50,000 - 2
Bolton +2 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 88 (98.88%) VMware
2 71 (79.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (68.54%) Microsoft
4 60 (67.42%) Active Directory
5 56 (62.92%) Windows
6 51 (57.30%) SAN
7 43 (48.31%) Citrix
8 41 (46.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (44.94%) MS Exchange
10 38 (42.70%) NetApp
10 38 (42.70%) Hyper-V
11 37 (41.57%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (37.08%) NAS
12 33 (37.08%) Cisco
13 31 (34.83%) XenApp
14 30 (33.71%) HP
15 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
17 24 (26.97%) XenDesktop
18 23 (25.84%) SQL
19 21 (23.60%) Internet
19 21 (23.60%) Citrix Certification
19 21 (23.60%) vCloud
20 20 (22.47%) SQL Server 2008
20 20 (22.47%) CCA
20 20 (22.47%) Microsoft Certification
20 20 (22.47%) DNS
20 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
20 20 (22.47%) DHCP
20 20 (22.47%) ITIL

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 40 (44.94%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (20.22%) IIS
4 17 (19.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 15 (16.85%) SharePoint
6 13 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (8.99%) Apache
9 6 (6.74%) Lync
10 5 (5.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (5.62%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (2.25%) nginx
12 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
13 1 (1.12%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 20 (22.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.98%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.24%) Office 365
3 8 (8.99%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.99%) Amazon S3
4 6 (6.74%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (57.30%) SAN
2 33 (37.08%) NAS
3 21 (23.60%) Internet
4 20 (22.47%) DNS
4 20 (22.47%) DHCP
5 18 (20.22%) NetScaler
6 15 (16.85%) iSCSI
7 14 (15.73%) WAN
7 14 (15.73%) Firewall
8 12 (13.48%) LAN
9 11 (12.36%) TCP/IP
10 10 (11.24%) IPsec
11 9 (10.11%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (8.99%) SNMP
13 7 (7.87%) VLAN
14 6 (6.74%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (6.74%) VoIP
15 5 (5.62%) Fibre Channel
16 3 (3.37%) VPN
16 3 (3.37%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (28.09%) SQL Server
2 20 (22.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (16.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (8.99%) MySQL
5 6 (6.74%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 3 (3.37%) Law
1 3 (3.37%) Legal
2 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (24.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Citrix Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Architect
3 11 (12.36%) Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.87%) Service Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.74%) Citrix Support
7 5 (5.62%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (5.62%) Administrator
7 5 (5.62%) IT Support
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Architect
8 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.49%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.25%) Network Support
9 2 (2.25%) Network Administrator
9 2 (2.25%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.25%) IT Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) Web Services
2 2 (2.25%) HTML
2 2 (2.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Clustering
2 6 (6.74%) EqualLogic
3 4 (4.49%) CLARiiON
4 3 (3.37%) Replication
4 3 (3.37%) FlexPod
5 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.12%) Celerra
6 1 (1.12%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.12%) Firmware
6 1 (1.12%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 56 (62.92%) Windows
2 41 (46.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (41.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (29.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (20.22%) Linux
6 13 (14.61%) Windows 7
6 13 (14.61%) Windows XP
7 9 (10.11%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.49%) Debian
8 4 (4.49%) Windows 2000
9 3 (3.37%) AIX
10 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.12%) HPUX
11 1 (1.12%) Solaris
11 1 (1.12%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) ITIL
2 12 (13.48%) Configuration Management
2 12 (13.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (11.24%) Coaching
4 7 (7.87%) Change Management
4 7 (7.87%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.74%) Migration
6 5 (5.62%) Project Management
6 5 (5.62%) Change Control
7 4 (4.49%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.37%) Use Case
8 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.37%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.37%) Business Development
8 3 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.25%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.25%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (2.25%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.25%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 23 (25.84%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.62%) C
4 2 (2.25%) Java
4 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.25%) Perl
4 2 (2.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.25%) VBScript
4 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Citrix Certification
2 20 (22.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (22.47%) CCA
3 16 (17.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (17.98%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (17.98%) CCNA
4 9 (10.11%) NCDA
5 8 (8.99%) MCSE
6 7 (7.87%) MCTS
7 6 (6.74%) MCSA
8 4 (4.49%) MCP
9 3 (3.37%) MCITP
10 2 (2.25%) Degree
10 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.25%) RHCA
10 2 (2.25%) LPIC
11 1 (1.12%) HP AIS
11 1 (1.12%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.12%) VCDX
11 1 (1.12%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 3 (3.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (79.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (67.42%) Active Directory
3 38 (42.70%) Hyper-V
4 31 (34.83%) XenApp
5 24 (26.97%) XenDesktop
6 21 (23.60%) vCloud
7 10 (11.24%) VMware ESX
8 9 (10.11%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.49%) Xen
10 3 (3.37%) NFS
10 3 (3.37%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.37%) XenServer
11 2 (2.25%) Squid
12 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (1.12%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
12 1 (1.12%) PowerHA
12 1 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) SCCM
2 8 (8.99%) SCOM
2 8 (8.99%) OpenNMS
3 6 (6.74%) Puppet
3 6 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (5.62%) Nagios
5 4 (4.49%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.49%) WSUS
6 3 (3.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (3.37%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.25%) Cacti
8 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 88 (98.88%) VMware
2 61 (68.54%) Microsoft
3 43 (48.31%) Citrix
4 38 (42.70%) NetApp
5 33 (37.08%) Cisco
6 30 (33.71%) HP
7 15 (16.85%) Dell
7 15 (16.85%) EMC
8 9 (10.11%) Oracle
9 8 (8.99%) Fortinet
9 8 (8.99%) Veeam
9 8 (8.99%) Acronis
10 6 (6.74%) Symantec
11 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.49%) IBM
13 3 (3.37%) Juniper
13 3 (3.37%) BMC
13 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.37%) 3PAR
13 3 (3.37%) ProCurve
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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