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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware vSphere
North West / Manchester
Rank 177 152 157
Rank change year-on-year -25 +5  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 28 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.72% 0.84% 0.86%
As % of the System Software category 6.73% 8.83% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 23
Median salary £57,500 £37,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.40% +5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  

vSphere is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

System Software Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 416 317 393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 10.70% 9.50% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 328 272 294
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing vSphere as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Wigan - 1 £23,000 -
vSphere
North West

vSphere
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 41 (57.75%) SQL
2 40 (56.34%) Linux
3 39 (54.93%) Python
3 39 (54.93%) Windows
3 39 (54.93%) Shell Script
3 39 (54.93%) Puppet
3 39 (54.93%) Opscode Chef
4 35 (49.30%) Configuration Management
5 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (46.48%) Unix
6 32 (45.07%) DSDM
6 32 (45.07%) Oracle
6 32 (45.07%) Ruby
6 32 (45.07%) Xen
6 32 (45.07%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (45.07%) Scrum
6 32 (45.07%) OpenStack
6 32 (45.07%) CloudStack
6 32 (45.07%) DevOps
6 32 (45.07%) XenServer
6 32 (45.07%) EnterpriseDB
7 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
8 29 (40.85%) VMware
9 28 (39.44%) Tivoli
9 28 (39.44%) RUP
9 28 (39.44%) Bash Shell
9 28 (39.44%) Cobbler
10 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
11 23 (32.39%) Windows Server
12 22 (30.99%) SQL Server

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 32 (45.07%) CloudStack
1 32 (45.07%) OpenStack
2 13 (18.31%) MS Exchange
3 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (11.27%) JBoss
4 8 (11.27%) WebLogic
4 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
5 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (9.86%) IIS
6 2 (2.82%) Apache
6 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.82%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.41%) DNN
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.27%) Office 365
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) Firewall
2 9 (12.68%) LAN
2 9 (12.68%) WAN
3 8 (11.27%) DNS
4 7 (9.86%) DHCP
4 7 (9.86%) Internet
5 6 (8.45%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (7.04%) SAN
6 5 (7.04%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.23%) VLAN
8 2 (2.82%) IPsec
8 2 (2.82%) Skype
8 2 (2.82%) VPN
8 2 (2.82%) WLAN
9 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
1 8 (11.27%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.63%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.27%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (28.17%) Platform Engineer
3 14 (19.72%) Support Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) AWS Engineer
4 11 (15.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (11.27%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Data Centre Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Senior VMware Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (5.63%) IT Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (4.23%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) .NET
2 7 (9.86%) Web Services
3 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
3 2 (2.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.27%) Clustering
3 6 (8.45%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) Blog
4 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (56.34%) Linux
2 39 (54.93%) Windows
3 33 (46.48%) Unix
4 23 (32.39%) Windows Server
5 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (18.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (7.04%) AIX
8 5 (7.04%) CentOS
8 5 (7.04%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (7.04%) HPUX
8 5 (7.04%) Solaris
8 5 (7.04%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (49.30%) Configuration Management
2 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (45.07%) Continuous Integration
3 32 (45.07%) DevOps
3 32 (45.07%) DSDM
3 32 (45.07%) Scrum
4 28 (39.44%) RUP
5 21 (29.58%) ITIL
6 12 (16.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (11.27%) OWASP
8 7 (9.86%) Coaching
8 7 (9.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.04%) High Availability
9 5 (7.04%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (5.63%) Auto-Scaling
10 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
10 4 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.63%) Presales
11 2 (2.82%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (57.75%) SQL
2 39 (54.93%) Python
2 39 (54.93%) Shell Script
3 32 (45.07%) Ruby
4 28 (39.44%) Bash Shell
5 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.82%) VB
6 2 (2.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.27%) MCSA
2 8 (11.27%) MCSE
3 7 (9.86%) CCA
3 7 (9.86%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (9.86%) VCP5
4 6 (8.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (7.04%) NCIE
6 2 (2.82%) CCNA
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) Degree
7 1 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (45.07%) Xen
1 32 (45.07%) XenServer
2 24 (33.80%) Active Directory
3 20 (28.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.27%) Hyper-V
4 8 (11.27%) XenApp
5 7 (9.86%) vCloud
5 7 (9.86%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 39 (54.93%) Opscode Chef
1 39 (54.93%) Puppet
2 28 (39.44%) Cobbler
2 28 (39.44%) Tivoli
3 15 (21.13%) Ansible
4 7 (9.86%) SCCM
4 7 (9.86%) vMotion
5 6 (8.45%) Nagios
6 4 (5.63%) Terraform
7 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) EnterpriseDB
1 32 (45.07%) Oracle
2 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
3 29 (40.85%) VMware
4 13 (18.31%) Red Hat
5 10 (14.08%) Cisco
5 10 (14.08%) Citrix
5 10 (14.08%) Dell
6 9 (12.68%) EMC
6 9 (12.68%) Veeam
7 8 (11.27%) NetApp
8 7 (9.86%) HP
8 7 (9.86%) Zerto
9 5 (7.04%) IBM
10 2 (2.82%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.82%) Lotus
11 1 (1.41%) Juniper
11 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.41%) Symantec
11 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
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