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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 153 147 159
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 40 34 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.95% 0.90% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 8.91% 11.49% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 31
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
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
449 296 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.67% 7.83% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 381 261 324
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,550 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Wigan - 6 £28,250 - 1
Rochdale - 4 £52,000 - 1
Bolton +8 3 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Altrincham - 2 £40,000 -
Stockport - 1 £35,000 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 58 (70.73%) Active Directory
4 52 (63.41%) Microsoft
5 50 (60.98%) Citrix
6 49 (59.76%) Windows
7 44 (53.66%) SAN
8 41 (50.00%) Cisco
9 36 (43.90%) NetApp
9 36 (43.90%) XenApp
10 35 (42.68%) Hyper-V
11 33 (40.24%) MS Exchange
12 32 (39.02%) NAS
13 31 (37.80%) DHCP
13 31 (37.80%) DNS
14 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (34.15%) XenDesktop
16 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
17 25 (30.49%) NetScaler
17 25 (30.49%) CCA
17 25 (30.49%) Citrix Certification
18 23 (28.05%) SQL
19 21 (25.61%) HP
20 18 (21.95%) Firewall
21 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
21 17 (20.73%) IIS
21 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
22 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
22 15 (18.29%) ITIL
22 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 33 (40.24%) MS Exchange
2 17 (20.73%) IIS
3 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (17.07%) SharePoint
5 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (8.54%) Lync
7 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.88%) Apache
8 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.44%) nginx
10 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.22%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.54%) MS Office
3 2 (2.44%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.10%) Office 365
3 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.88%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 44 (53.66%) SAN
2 32 (39.02%) NAS
3 31 (37.80%) DNS
3 31 (37.80%) DHCP
4 25 (30.49%) NetScaler
5 18 (21.95%) Firewall
6 15 (18.29%) iSCSI
7 14 (17.07%) Internet
7 14 (17.07%) WAN
8 13 (15.85%) LAN
9 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
10 10 (12.20%) VLAN
11 8 (9.76%) IPsec
11 8 (9.76%) VoIP
12 7 (8.54%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (8.54%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (7.32%) SNMP
13 6 (7.32%) MPLS
14 3 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (3.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.76%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.88%) MySQL
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.32%) Legal
2 3 (3.66%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Law
2 3 (3.66%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (26.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (21.95%) Citrix Engineer
3 12 (14.63%) Citrix Support
3 12 (14.63%) Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (9.76%) Architect
5 7 (8.54%) Service Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Architect
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) IT Manager
9 2 (2.44%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.44%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) EqualLogic
2 5 (6.10%) Clustering
2 5 (6.10%) Replication
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.44%) Life Science
4 2 (2.44%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.22%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.22%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 49 (59.76%) Windows
2 30 (36.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (15.85%) Linux
6 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.32%) Windows XP
8 3 (3.66%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (3.66%) AIX
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.44%) Debian
9 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.22%) Tru64
10 1 (1.22%) HPUX
10 1 (1.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL
2 13 (15.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (8.54%) Configuration Management
4 6 (7.32%) Coaching
5 5 (6.10%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.88%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.66%) Validation
7 3 (3.66%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.44%) Line Management
8 2 (2.44%) ERP
8 2 (2.44%) Migration
8 2 (2.44%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.44%) Change Control
8 2 (2.44%) Data Management
8 2 (2.44%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (2.44%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 23 (28.05%) SQL
2 9 (10.98%) PowerShell
3 8 (9.76%) C
4 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) CCA
1 25 (30.49%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (15.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (9.76%) MCSE
4 8 (9.76%) CCNA
5 6 (7.32%) MCSA
5 6 (7.32%) NCDA
6 3 (3.66%) NCIE
7 2 (2.44%) VCAP
7 2 (2.44%) VTSP
7 2 (2.44%) LPIC
7 2 (2.44%) RHCA
7 2 (2.44%) Degree
7 2 (2.44%) VCDX
8 1 (1.22%) VCP4
8 1 (1.22%) MCP
8 1 (1.22%) MCTS
8 1 (1.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (74.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (70.73%) Active Directory
3 36 (43.90%) XenApp
4 35 (42.68%) Hyper-V
5 28 (34.15%) XenDesktop
6 15 (18.29%) vCloud
7 14 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (12.20%) VMware ESX
9 5 (6.10%) Xen
9 5 (6.10%) NFS
10 3 (3.66%) XenServer
10 3 (3.66%) Firmware
11 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.22%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.22%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (9.76%) WSUS
2 6 (7.32%) SCCM
2 6 (7.32%) SCOM
2 6 (7.32%) OpenNMS
3 4 (4.88%) WMI
4 3 (3.66%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.44%) Nagios
5 2 (2.44%) Legato
5 2 (2.44%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.44%) Puppet
5 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.22%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) VMware
2 52 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 50 (60.98%) Citrix
4 41 (50.00%) Cisco
5 36 (43.90%) NetApp
6 21 (25.61%) HP
7 14 (17.07%) Dell
8 9 (10.98%) Fortinet
9 8 (9.76%) Oracle
10 7 (8.54%) Symantec
10 7 (8.54%) EMC
10 7 (8.54%) Veeam
11 6 (7.32%) Acronis
12 4 (4.88%) WatchGuard
12 4 (4.88%) Mitel
13 3 (3.66%) ProCurve
13 3 (3.66%) IBM
13 3 (3.66%) Sophos
13 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.66%) Avaya
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call and bens
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £70000 Per Annum + Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JD Williams Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Fresh Direct
Salary: From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago