Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 203 207
Rank change year-on-year -36 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 65 86 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.82% 1.15% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 6.91% 10.62% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 67 83 60
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -1.16% +28.36%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,320 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £58,875
North West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +13.64%

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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 941 810 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.84% 10.80% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 810 743 512
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,375
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.97% +10.23%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% +4.48%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Manchester

vSphere
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for vSphere in Manchester

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vSphere in Manchester over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for vSphere 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +12 19 £43,000 +28.36% 1
Cheadle - 5 £43,000 -
Bolton 0 3 £35,000 -6.04% 1
Salford -4 2 £51,500 +62.97%
Altrincham - 1 £48,500 -
vSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 38 (58.46%) VMware
2 35 (53.85%) Windows
3 29 (44.62%) ITIL
3 29 (44.62%) DHCP
3 29 (44.62%) DNS
3 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
4 28 (43.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (41.54%) Office 365
6 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 26 (40.00%) Linux
7 24 (36.92%) Cisco
7 24 (36.92%) TCP/IP
7 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (35.38%) LAN
8 23 (35.38%) WAN
9 22 (33.85%) SAN
10 21 (32.31%) Terminal Services
10 21 (32.31%) MCSE
10 21 (32.31%) DevOps
10 21 (32.31%) Hyper-V
11 20 (30.77%) Bash Shell
11 20 (30.77%) Web Services
11 20 (30.77%) Python
12 19 (29.23%) SQL
12 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (29.23%) Virtual Machines
13 18 (27.69%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (27.69%) CloudStack

vSphere
Co-occurring 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 18 (27.69%) CloudStack
1 18 (27.69%) OpenStack
1 18 (27.69%) SharePoint
2 17 (26.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.15%) IBM Notes
4 4 (6.15%) Skype for Business
4 4 (6.15%) WordPress
5 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (41.54%) Office 365
2 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (44.62%) DHCP
1 29 (44.62%) DNS
2 24 (36.92%) TCP/IP
3 23 (35.38%) LAN
3 23 (35.38%) WAN
4 22 (33.85%) SAN
5 5 (7.69%) Firewall
6 4 (6.15%) Skype
7 3 (4.62%) MPLS
7 3 (4.62%) VLAN
8 2 (3.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.08%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.54%) Internet
9 1 (1.54%) LDAP
9 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.15%) JIRA
1 4 (6.15%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 5 (7.69%) Finance
2 4 (6.15%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (29.23%) 3rd Line Support
3 18 (27.69%) Platform Engineer
3 18 (27.69%) Support Engineer
4 17 (26.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (24.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (21.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) IT Support
7 5 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Backup Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Citrix Specialist
8 4 (6.15%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Data Centre Specialist
8 4 (6.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) IT Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (30.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.54%) EMC VNX
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.85%) Windows
2 26 (40.00%) Linux
3 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (27.69%) Unix
5 14 (21.54%) Windows Server
6 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.69%) Windows 10
8 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 4 (6.15%) Mac OS
9 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.54%) Debian
10 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) ITIL
2 21 (32.31%) DevOps
3 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (29.23%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (27.69%) Configuration Management
4 18 (27.69%) DSDM
4 18 (27.69%) RUP
4 18 (27.69%) Scrum
5 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.15%) Change Control
6 4 (6.15%) Hardware Maintenance
6 4 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) High Availability
7 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.08%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.08%) Compliance Management
8 2 (3.08%) Runbook
8 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery Management
8 2 (3.08%) Software Delivery
8 2 (3.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) Bash Shell
1 20 (30.77%) Python
2 19 (29.23%) SQL
3 18 (27.69%) Ruby
3 18 (27.69%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.15%) VB
4 4 (6.15%) VBScript
5 2 (3.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (32.31%) MCSE
3 16 (24.62%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (7.69%) MCSA
5 4 (6.15%) CCA
5 4 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (6.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.15%) VCP5
6 3 (4.62%) Degree
6 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.08%) CCNA
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.54%) ACSP
8 1 (1.54%) HP AIS
8 1 (1.54%) MCITP
8 1 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 29 (44.62%) Active Directory
2 28 (43.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (32.31%) Hyper-V
3 21 (32.31%) Terminal Services
4 19 (29.23%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (27.69%) Xen
5 18 (27.69%) XenServer
6 8 (12.31%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (6.15%) XenApp
7 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.54%) Docker
8 1 (1.54%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (27.69%) Cobbler
1 18 (27.69%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (27.69%) Puppet
1 18 (27.69%) Tivoli
2 4 (6.15%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (4.62%) SCCM
3 3 (4.62%) WSUS
4 2 (3.08%) Ansible
4 2 (3.08%) Rundeck
4 2 (3.08%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 38 (58.46%) VMware
2 26 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (36.92%) Cisco
4 18 (27.69%) EnterpriseDB
4 18 (27.69%) Oracle
5 11 (16.92%) Citrix
6 9 (13.85%) EMC
7 8 (12.31%) HP
8 4 (6.15%) Dell
8 4 (6.15%) Lotus
9 2 (3.08%) Juniper
9 2 (3.08%) NetApp
9 2 (3.08%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.54%) Apple
10 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.54%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.54%) Sophos
10 1 (1.54%) Symantec