Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for vSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vSphere over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 45 45
Rank change year-on-year +19 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 2.10% 1.45% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 10.71% 30.00% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% -1.33%
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +1.18% +13.33%

vSphere is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 28 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 19.58% 4.83% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 8
Bolton median annual salary £24,000 £37,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +9.49% -8.67%
10th Percentile £20,250 £34,000 £16,850
90th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £39,125
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing vSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Bolton

vSphere
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vSphere in Bolton.

Salary trend for vSphere in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing vSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Compliance Management
2 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery Management
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Nimble Storage
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix

vSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Compliance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Nimble Storage
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) HP