Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 39 45
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 3 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 2.61% 1.18% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 9.38% 22.22% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Bolton median annual salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -2.68% +4.93%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,125 £36,325
90th Percentile £47,750 £38,375 £38,575
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.98% +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 32 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 27.83% 5.29% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29 9 17
Bolton median annual salary £24,000 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +36.36% -17.91%
10th Percentile £20,250 £33,000 £18,461
90th Percentile £47,550 £43,750 £39,250
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% +11.43%

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

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Bolton over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for vSphere in Bolton

For the 6 months to 15 December 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%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery Management
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
2 2 (66.67%) Compliance Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Legal
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
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%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (66.67%) Compliance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) vCenter Server
2 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Nimble Storage
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp