Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 195 226
Rank change year-on-year +46 +31 +19
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 39 33 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.11% 0.62% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 6.20% 3.69% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 59 24 46
Median annual salary £55,000 £46,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.28% +24.00% -12.79%
10th Percentile £40,600 £32,750 £19,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £64,625 £52,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +21.79% -9.30%

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 629 894 1,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.96% 16.86% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 556 746 1,024
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%

vSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for vSphere in Manchester

vSphere
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vSphere in Manchester.

Salary trend for vSphere in Manchester

vSphere
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing vSphere in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 2021. 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
Bolton +14 6 £44,250 +18.00%
vSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for vSphere.

1 36 (92.31%) VMware
2 21 (53.85%) Azure
2 21 (53.85%) VSAN
3 20 (51.28%) Migration
4 19 (48.72%) EMC
4 19 (48.72%) NetApp
5 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (38.46%) VMware NSX
7 14 (35.90%) Veeam
7 14 (35.90%) Windows
8 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (25.64%) Firewall
9 10 (25.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (25.64%) Business Development
9 10 (25.64%) HP
9 10 (25.64%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (25.64%) Technical Leadership
9 10 (25.64%) Presales
9 10 (25.64%) vRealize
10 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 9 (23.08%) vCloud
10 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
11 8 (20.51%) Cisco
11 8 (20.51%) IBM
12 7 (17.95%) WAN
12 7 (17.95%) SAN
12 7 (17.95%) DevOps
13 6 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (12.82%) Nimble Storage

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 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (53.85%) Azure
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (7.69%) AWS
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) VSAN
2 10 (25.64%) Firewall
3 7 (17.95%) SAN
3 7 (17.95%) WAN
4 5 (12.82%) DHCP
4 5 (12.82%) DNS
4 5 (12.82%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (7.69%) MPLS
6 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.13%) VLAN
6 2 (5.13%) VPN
7 1 (2.56%) HTTP
7 1 (2.56%) LAN
7 1 (2.56%) Multicast
7 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.56%) Network Security
7 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
1 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Consultant
2 12 (30.77%) VMware Consultant
3 11 (28.21%) Storage Consultant
4 10 (25.64%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) VMware Technical Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Administrator
8 3 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Platform Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) VMware Support Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Windows
2 9 (23.08%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Migration
2 13 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (25.64%) Business Development
3 10 (25.64%) Presales
3 10 (25.64%) Technical Leadership
4 7 (17.95%) DevOps
5 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.13%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (5.13%) Email Management
7 2 (5.13%) Identity Access Management
8 1 (2.56%) Decision-Making
8 1 (2.56%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (2.56%) IT Strategy
8 1 (2.56%) ITIL
8 1 (2.56%) Network Management
8 1 (2.56%) Privileged Access Management
8 1 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.56%) Security Hardening
8 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (38.46%) VMware NSX
3 10 (25.64%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 9 (23.08%) vCloud
5 6 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (7.69%) Docker
7 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) vRealize
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) Kubernetes
3 3 (7.69%) Terraform
4 2 (5.13%) Ansible
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.13%) SCCM
4 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (92.31%) VMware
2 19 (48.72%) EMC
2 19 (48.72%) NetApp
3 14 (35.90%) Veeam
4 10 (25.64%) HP
5 8 (20.51%) Cisco
5 8 (20.51%) IBM
6 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 5 (12.82%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix
7 2 (5.13%) CyberArk
7 2 (5.13%) Okta
7 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.56%) Dell
8 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.56%) Meraki
8 1 (2.56%) Wyse