The table below looks at the statistics for vSphere skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited vSphere over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware vSphere
Rank 147 149 153
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 47 29 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.26% 0.82% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 9.02% 8.33% 10.52%
Number of salaries quoted 47 23 46
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +26.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,960 £32,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £44,375 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.22% +10.93%
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
521 348 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.95% 9.86% 10.99%
Number of salaries quoted 479 231 403
Median salary £37,750 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

vSphere
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing vSphere as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

vSphere Salary Histogram in Manchester

vSphere
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vSphere within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rochdale - 8 £51,000 -
Bolton -7 2 £37,250 +11.19%
Salford - 2 £31,600 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 63 (76.83%) Windows
2 55 (67.07%) Microsoft
3 46 (56.10%) ITIL
4 43 (52.44%) VMware
4 43 (52.44%) Puppet
5 42 (51.22%) Linux
6 41 (50.00%) Configuration Management
7 40 (48.78%) Shell Script
7 40 (48.78%) Active Directory
7 40 (48.78%) Python
7 40 (48.78%) Firewall
7 40 (48.78%) Opscode Chef
8 35 (42.68%) SQL
9 31 (37.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (36.59%) DevOps
11 29 (35.37%) XenServer
11 29 (35.37%) EnterpriseDB
11 29 (35.37%) OpenStack
11 29 (35.37%) CloudStack
11 29 (35.37%) .NET
11 29 (35.37%) Oracle
11 29 (35.37%) DSDM
11 29 (35.37%) Scrum
11 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (35.37%) Ruby
11 29 (35.37%) Xen
11 29 (35.37%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
13 25 (30.49%) Windows Server 2012

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (35.37%) CloudStack
1 29 (35.37%) OpenStack
2 23 (28.05%) JBoss
2 23 (28.05%) WebLogic
2 23 (28.05%) WebSphere
3 20 (24.39%) MS Exchange
4 18 (21.95%) IIS
5 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (7.32%) Apache
9 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (23.17%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (17.07%) Office 365
3 5 (6.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (4.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (4.88%) Amazon ELB
4 4 (4.88%) Amazon S3
4 4 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (4.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 4 (4.88%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (48.78%) Firewall
2 18 (21.95%) DNS
3 17 (20.73%) DHCP
4 15 (18.29%) LAN
4 15 (18.29%) WAN
5 14 (17.07%) Internet
6 10 (12.20%) TCP/IP
6 10 (12.20%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (10.98%) SAN
8 6 (7.32%) IPsec
8 6 (7.32%) VPN
9 4 (4.88%) VLAN
10 3 (3.66%) WLAN
11 2 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.44%) IP Telephony
11 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
11 2 (2.44%) SNMP
12 1 (1.22%) FWSM
12 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (10.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (8.54%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Legal
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (36.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (25.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (23.17%) Support Engineer
4 12 (14.63%) VMware Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Support
5 10 (12.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Data Centre Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) IT Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) IT Support
10 4 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.37%) .NET
2 11 (13.41%) Web Services
3 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.32%) HTML
3 6 (7.32%) LAMP
4 2 (2.44%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.98%) Clustering
3 4 (4.88%) Replication
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.66%) PKI
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.22%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.22%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (1.22%) IPTV
6 1 (1.22%) NHS
6 1 (1.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 63 (76.83%) Windows
2 42 (51.22%) Linux
3 31 (37.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (31.71%) Windows Server
5 25 (30.49%) Unix
5 25 (30.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.98%) Data ONTAP
7 6 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.10%) ITIL
2 41 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 30 (36.59%) DevOps
4 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (35.37%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (35.37%) DSDM
4 29 (35.37%) Scrum
5 25 (30.49%) RUP
6 20 (24.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (23.17%) OWASP
8 11 (13.41%) Coaching
8 11 (13.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (7.32%) Web Development
10 4 (4.88%) Auto-Scaling
10 4 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (3.66%) Load Balancing
11 3 (3.66%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.66%) Service Management
12 2 (2.44%) Business Continuity
12 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (48.78%) Python
1 40 (48.78%) Shell Script
2 35 (42.68%) SQL
3 29 (35.37%) Ruby
4 25 (30.49%) Bash Shell
5 20 (24.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.63%) MCSE
3 11 (13.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (10.98%) NCIE
5 6 (7.32%) MCSA
6 5 (6.10%) CCA
6 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.10%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (6.10%) VCP5
7 3 (3.66%) CCNA
8 2 (2.44%) CCNP
8 2 (2.44%) Degree
9 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.22%) MCP
9 1 (1.22%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.22%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 31 (37.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (35.37%) Xen
3 29 (35.37%) XenServer
4 15 (18.29%) vCloud
5 14 (17.07%) Hyper-V
6 9 (10.98%) XenApp
6 9 (10.98%) XenDesktop
7 4 (4.88%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (3.66%) ISA Server
8 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (3.66%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (2.44%) NFS
9 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.22%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 43 (52.44%) Puppet
2 40 (48.78%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (30.49%) Cobbler
3 25 (30.49%) Tivoli
4 16 (19.51%) Ansible
5 14 (17.07%) SCCM
6 11 (13.41%) vMotion
7 4 (4.88%) NetBackup
7 4 (4.88%) vRealize
8 3 (3.66%) PowerCLI
8 3 (3.66%) RANCID
8 3 (3.66%) SCOM
9 2 (2.44%) Nagios
9 2 (2.44%) WSUS
10 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.22%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 55 (67.07%) Microsoft
2 43 (52.44%) VMware
3 29 (35.37%) EnterpriseDB
3 29 (35.37%) Oracle
4 17 (20.73%) Veeam
5 15 (18.29%) Cisco
6 13 (15.85%) Zerto
7 12 (14.63%) NetApp
8 11 (13.41%) Dell
9 10 (12.20%) Citrix
9 10 (12.20%) EMC
10 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.88%) HP
11 4 (4.88%) Juniper
12 3 (3.66%) Intel Security
13 1 (1.22%) Apple
13 1 (1.22%) AVG
13 1 (1.22%) Nimble Storage
13 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.22%) WatchGuard
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