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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware vSphere
Rank 147 141 162
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 45 36 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.07% 0.97% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 9.78% 12.04% 8.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44 32 29
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 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,150 £54,500 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -7.77%
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
460 299 374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.98% 8.05% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 399 264 324
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,650 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
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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 - 8 £27,500 -
Bolton +7 2 £32,500 -35.00%
Rochdale +1 2 £52,000 +89.09%
Altrincham - 2 £40,000 -
Stockport - 1 £35,000 -
Oldham - 1 £25,000 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 87 (100.00%) VMware
2 64 (73.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (68.97%) Active Directory
4 57 (65.52%) Microsoft
5 54 (62.07%) Windows
6 50 (57.47%) Citrix
7 48 (55.17%) Cisco
8 45 (51.72%) SAN
9 40 (45.98%) NetApp
10 38 (43.68%) MS Exchange
11 33 (37.93%) DHCP
11 33 (37.93%) DNS
11 33 (37.93%) Hyper-V
11 33 (37.93%) XenApp
12 31 (35.63%) NAS
13 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 30 (34.48%) XenDesktop
14 28 (32.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (29.89%) Firewall
16 24 (27.59%) SQL
16 24 (27.59%) CCA
16 24 (27.59%) Citrix Certification
16 24 (27.59%) NetScaler
17 23 (26.44%) SQL Server
18 22 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2010
19 20 (22.99%) HP
20 19 (21.84%) IIS
21 18 (20.69%) ITIL
21 18 (20.69%) WAN
22 17 (19.54%) MS Excel

vSphere
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 38 (43.68%) MS Exchange
2 22 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (21.84%) IIS
4 16 (18.39%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.60%) Lync
8 4 (4.60%) Apache
9 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (2.30%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.30%) nginx
11 1 (1.15%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.75%) PowerPivot
2 5 (5.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.05%) Office 365
3 4 (4.60%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (4.60%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 45 (51.72%) SAN
2 33 (37.93%) DNS
2 33 (37.93%) DHCP
3 31 (35.63%) NAS
4 26 (29.89%) Firewall
5 24 (27.59%) NetScaler
6 18 (20.69%) WAN
7 17 (19.54%) LAN
8 15 (17.24%) iSCSI
9 12 (13.79%) TCP/IP
9 12 (13.79%) Internet
10 11 (12.64%) VLAN
11 10 (11.49%) MPLS
12 9 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (10.34%) IPsec
13 8 (9.20%) Wireless
14 7 (8.05%) Fibre Channel
15 6 (6.90%) SNMP
15 6 (6.90%) VPN
16 5 (5.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.44%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (11.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.20%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.75%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (4.60%) MySQL
6 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Legal
3 3 (3.45%) Law
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (19.54%) Citrix Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Support Engineer
4 10 (11.49%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (11.49%) Citrix Support
5 9 (10.34%) Analyst
6 8 (9.20%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (9.20%) Architect
7 7 (8.05%) Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Architect
11 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 3 (3.45%) Administrator
11 3 (3.45%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (3.45%) Technical Support
11 3 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Replication
2 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.90%) Clustering
3 4 (4.60%) EqualLogic
4 3 (3.45%) Life Science
5 2 (2.30%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.30%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.15%) HACMP
6 1 (1.15%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 54 (62.07%) Windows
2 30 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (32.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (16.09%) Linux
6 10 (11.49%) Windows 7
7 7 (8.05%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.75%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (3.45%) AIX
10 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.30%) Debian
11 1 (1.15%) Android
11 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.15%) Tru64
11 1 (1.15%) HPUX
11 1 (1.15%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) ITIL
2 16 (18.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (12.64%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (10.34%) Coaching
5 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 6 (6.90%) Business Continuity
6 6 (6.90%) Validation
7 5 (5.75%) Line Management
7 5 (5.75%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.75%) ERP
8 3 (3.45%) Service Management
8 3 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (2.30%) Migration
9 2 (2.30%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (2.30%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.30%) Data Management
9 2 (2.30%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (2.30%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.30%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.59%) SQL
2 12 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 10 (11.49%) C
4 7 (8.05%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (27.59%) CCA
1 24 (27.59%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (16.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (10.34%) CCNA
5 8 (9.20%) NCDA
6 7 (8.05%) MCSE
7 5 (5.75%) MCSA
8 3 (3.45%) NCIE
8 3 (3.45%) MCTS
9 2 (2.30%) LPIC
9 2 (2.30%) VCAP
9 2 (2.30%) VTSP
9 2 (2.30%) RHCA
9 2 (2.30%) Degree
9 2 (2.30%) VCDX
10 1 (1.15%) VCP4
10 1 (1.15%) MCP
10 1 (1.15%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (73.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (68.97%) Active Directory
3 33 (37.93%) Hyper-V
3 33 (37.93%) XenApp
4 30 (34.48%) XenDesktop
5 14 (16.09%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (16.09%) vCloud
6 10 (11.49%) VMware ESX
7 5 (5.75%) Xen
7 5 (5.75%) NFS
8 4 (4.60%) XenServer
9 3 (3.45%) Firmware
10 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.15%) ISA Server
10 1 (1.15%) PowerHA
10 1 (1.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) WSUS
2 10 (11.49%) SCOM
3 9 (10.34%) SCCM
4 7 (8.05%) WMI
5 6 (6.90%) OpenNMS
6 3 (3.45%) Puppet
6 3 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.45%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.30%) Nagios
7 2 (2.30%) Legato
7 2 (2.30%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.30%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.30%) XenMobile
7 2 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 87 (100.00%) VMware
2 57 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 50 (57.47%) Citrix
4 48 (55.17%) Cisco
5 40 (45.98%) NetApp
6 20 (22.99%) HP
7 13 (14.94%) Dell
8 10 (11.49%) EMC
9 8 (9.20%) Oracle
10 7 (8.05%) WatchGuard
10 7 (8.05%) Veeam
10 7 (8.05%) Symantec
11 6 (6.90%) Avaya
11 6 (6.90%) Acronis
11 6 (6.90%) Fortinet
11 6 (6.90%) Sophos
12 4 (4.60%) Mitel
13 3 (3.45%) ProCurve
13 3 (3.45%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.45%) IBM
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