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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 145 110 157
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +47
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 42 67 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 1.74% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 10.97% 19.76% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 40 61 27
Average salary £33,500 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.98% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
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
383 339 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 9.42% 8.79% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 310 297 266
Average salary £33,027 £39,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.31% +14.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 £48,000 - 1
Bolton -2 1 £32,500 -27.77% 1
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 95 (96.94%) VMware
2 80 (81.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (72.45%) Microsoft
4 65 (66.33%) Active Directory
5 64 (65.31%) Windows
6 55 (56.12%) SAN
7 48 (48.98%) NetApp
7 48 (48.98%) MS Exchange
8 47 (47.96%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (45.92%) Hyper-V
9 45 (45.92%) Citrix
10 43 (43.88%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (38.78%) Cisco
12 37 (37.76%) HP
13 33 (33.67%) SQL Server
13 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2003
14 32 (32.65%) XenApp
15 31 (31.63%) NAS
16 30 (30.61%) MS Excel
17 29 (29.59%) Microsoft Certification
18 28 (28.57%) SQL
19 26 (26.53%) SQL Server 2008
20 25 (25.51%) XenDesktop
20 25 (25.51%) ITIL
21 23 (23.47%) Exchange Server 2010
22 22 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2007
22 22 (22.45%) Citrix Certification
22 22 (22.45%) Firewall
23 21 (21.43%) EMC
23 21 (21.43%) WAN

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 48 (48.98%) MS Exchange
2 23 (23.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (20.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (16.33%) IIS
7 15 (15.31%) SharePoint
8 9 (9.18%) Apache
9 6 (6.12%) Lync
10 5 (5.10%) Office Communications Server
10 5 (5.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (1.02%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 30 (30.61%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.24%) Office 365
3 8 (8.16%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.16%) Amazon S3
4 6 (6.12%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.02%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (56.12%) SAN
2 31 (31.63%) NAS
3 22 (22.45%) Firewall
4 21 (21.43%) WAN
5 19 (19.39%) DNS
5 19 (19.39%) DHCP
5 19 (19.39%) LAN
5 19 (19.39%) Internet
5 19 (19.39%) NetScaler
6 15 (15.31%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (13.27%) iSCSI
8 8 (8.16%) IPsec
8 8 (8.16%) VLAN
9 7 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (7.14%) TCP/IP
10 6 (6.12%) SNMP
11 5 (5.10%) VoIP
12 4 (4.08%) VPN
13 3 (3.06%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (3.06%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.67%) SQL Server
2 26 (26.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (9.18%) MySQL
5 5 (5.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 3 (3.06%) Law
1 3 (3.06%) Legal
2 2 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.02%) Finance
3 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (26.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (12.24%) Citrix Engineer
2 12 (12.24%) Architect
3 11 (11.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (9.18%) Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Administrator
6 6 (6.12%) Citrix Support
7 5 (5.10%) IT Support
7 5 (5.10%) IT Support Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (5.10%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Network Administrator
8 4 (4.08%) Network Support
9 3 (3.06%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.06%) 2nd Line Support
10 2 (2.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (2.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (3.06%) HTML
2 3 (3.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.16%) Clustering
2 6 (6.12%) EqualLogic
3 4 (4.08%) CLARiiON
4 3 (3.06%) FlexPod
4 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.02%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.02%) Celerra
6 1 (1.02%) HACMP
6 1 (1.02%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 64 (65.31%) Windows
2 47 (47.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (43.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (33.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (18.37%) Linux
6 16 (16.33%) Windows XP
7 15 (15.31%) Windows 7
8 11 (11.22%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.10%) Debian
10 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.06%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.06%) AIX
11 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.02%) Tru64
11 1 (1.02%) HPUX
11 1 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) ITIL
2 12 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (12.24%) Configuration Management
3 8 (8.16%) Project Management
3 8 (8.16%) Problem Management
4 7 (7.14%) Migration
4 7 (7.14%) Change Management
5 6 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.12%) Use Case
5 6 (6.12%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.12%) Business Development
6 5 (5.10%) Change Control
6 5 (5.10%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.06%) Project Planning
7 3 (3.06%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (3.06%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.06%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.06%) PRINCE
8 2 (2.04%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.12%) C
4 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.06%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.06%) Perl
5 3 (3.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (29.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (22.45%) Citrix Certification
3 21 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 20 (20.41%) CCA
5 19 (19.39%) CCNA
5 19 (19.39%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (13.27%) NCDA
7 12 (12.24%) MCTS
8 10 (10.20%) MCSE
9 7 (7.14%) MCSA
10 6 (6.12%) MCP
10 6 (6.12%) MCITP
11 4 (4.08%) Degree
12 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (2.04%) NCIE
13 2 (2.04%) CCEE
13 2 (2.04%) CCIA
14 1 (1.02%) VCDX
14 1 (1.02%) HP AIS
14 1 (1.02%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
2 3 (3.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 80 (81.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (66.33%) Active Directory
3 45 (45.92%) Hyper-V
4 32 (32.65%) XenApp
5 25 (25.51%) XenDesktop
6 20 (20.41%) vCloud
7 8 (8.16%) VMware ESX
8 7 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (4.08%) Xen
9 4 (4.08%) XenServer
10 3 (3.06%) Squid
10 3 (3.06%) Terminal Services
10 3 (3.06%) NFS
11 2 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (2.04%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (1.02%) PowerHA
12 1 (1.02%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (18.37%) SCCM
2 7 (7.14%) SCOM
3 6 (6.12%) Nagios
3 6 (6.12%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.12%) Puppet
3 6 (6.12%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (6.12%) OpenNMS
4 4 (4.08%) WSUS
4 4 (4.08%) Cacti
5 2 (2.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.02%) Windows Intune
6 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 95 (96.94%) VMware
2 71 (72.45%) Microsoft
3 48 (48.98%) NetApp
4 45 (45.92%) Citrix
5 38 (38.78%) Cisco
6 37 (37.76%) HP
7 21 (21.43%) EMC
8 13 (13.27%) Dell
9 10 (10.20%) Oracle
10 8 (8.16%) Veeam
11 7 (7.14%) Fortinet
11 7 (7.14%) 3PAR
11 7 (7.14%) Symantec
12 6 (6.12%) BMC
12 6 (6.12%) Acronis
13 4 (4.08%) IBM
13 4 (4.08%) Juniper
13 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
13 4 (4.08%) CheckPoint
13 4 (4.08%) LANDesk
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus CAR / Pension /Health / Bonus
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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