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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 141 154
Rank change year-on-year -18 +13  
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 50 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.19% 1.06% 0.87%
As % of the System Software category 10.53% 10.82% 8.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49 37 27
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,600 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.29% +8.75%  

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 475 342 347
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 11.30% 9.79% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 722 520 455
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,700 £53,875
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +2.66%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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
Bolton - 3 £35,000 -
Stockport - 2 £29,250 -
Salford - 1 £65,000 -
vSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 40 (51.28%) Linux
2 39 (50.00%) VMware
3 38 (48.72%) Windows
4 35 (44.87%) SQL
4 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (43.59%) Unix
6 33 (42.31%) Python
6 33 (42.31%) Bash Shell
6 33 (42.31%) DevOps
7 30 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (37.18%) Xen
8 29 (37.18%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (37.18%) Ruby
8 29 (37.18%) Scrum
8 29 (37.18%) RUP
8 29 (37.18%) Oracle
8 29 (37.18%) DSDM
8 29 (37.18%) Tivoli
8 29 (37.18%) Shell Script
8 29 (37.18%) Configuration Management
8 29 (37.18%) Opscode Chef
8 29 (37.18%) OpenStack
8 29 (37.18%) CloudStack
8 29 (37.18%) Puppet
8 29 (37.18%) Cobbler
8 29 (37.18%) XenServer
8 29 (37.18%) EnterpriseDB
9 25 (32.05%) Windows Server
9 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
10 23 (29.49%) ITIL

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 29 (37.18%) CloudStack
1 29 (37.18%) OpenStack
2 14 (17.95%) MS Exchange
3 11 (14.10%) IBM Notes
3 11 (14.10%) Skype for Business
4 6 (7.69%) IIS
5 5 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.28%) DNN
8 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.64%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (24.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (17.95%) Office 365
4 2 (2.56%) IaaS
4 2 (2.56%) SaaS
5 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.51%) DNS
2 15 (19.23%) DHCP
3 11 (14.10%) Skype
4 6 (7.69%) Firewall
5 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
6 4 (5.13%) LAN
6 4 (5.13%) SAN
6 4 (5.13%) WAN
7 3 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (3.85%) MPLS
8 2 (2.56%) NAS
9 1 (1.28%) Internet
9 1 (1.28%) VLAN
9 1 (1.28%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.56%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
1 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.13%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (5.13%) Subversion
1 4 (5.13%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (3.85%) Legal
2 2 (2.56%) Games
2 2 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Billing
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (42.31%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (32.05%) Platform Engineer
3 23 (29.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (12.82%) Administrator
4 10 (12.82%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (8.97%) Backup Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Backup Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (5.13%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (5.13%) VMWare Administrator
7 4 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.28%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Clustering
1 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 6 (7.69%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.28%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.28%) Blog
2 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (1.28%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.28%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (51.28%) Linux
2 38 (48.72%) Windows
3 34 (43.59%) Unix
4 25 (32.05%) Windows Server
5 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (14.10%) Windows 10
7 11 (14.10%) Windows 7
8 7 (8.97%) CentOS
9 5 (6.41%) AIX
9 5 (6.41%) HPUX
9 5 (6.41%) Solaris
9 5 (6.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.87%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.31%) DevOps
3 29 (37.18%) Configuration Management
3 29 (37.18%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (37.18%) DSDM
3 29 (37.18%) RUP
3 29 (37.18%) Scrum
4 23 (29.49%) ITIL
5 8 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (8.97%) High Availability
6 7 (8.97%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 5 (6.41%) Change Control
8 5 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.13%) Auto-Scaling
9 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
9 4 (5.13%) OWASP
9 4 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.13%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) SQL
2 33 (42.31%) Bash Shell
2 33 (42.31%) Python
3 29 (37.18%) Ruby
3 29 (37.18%) Shell Script
4 18 (23.08%) PowerShell
5 11 (14.10%) VB
5 11 (14.10%) VBScript
6 4 (5.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) SC Cleared
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (6.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (3.85%) Degree
3 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.56%) CCA
4 2 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.56%) MCSA
4 2 (2.56%) VCP5
5 1 (1.28%) CCNA
5 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.56%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 30 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (37.18%) Xen
2 29 (37.18%) XenServer
3 25 (32.05%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.85%) XenApp
7 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (37.18%) Cobbler
1 29 (37.18%) Opscode Chef
1 29 (37.18%) Puppet
1 29 (37.18%) Tivoli
2 8 (10.26%) Ansible
3 7 (8.97%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (8.97%) Nagios
4 5 (6.41%) vCenter Server
5 4 (5.13%) SCOM
5 4 (5.13%) Terraform
5 4 (5.13%) vRealize
6 3 (3.85%) WSUS
7 2 (2.56%) Rundeck
8 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 39 (50.00%) VMware
2 29 (37.18%) EnterpriseDB
2 29 (37.18%) Oracle
3 18 (23.08%) HP
4 15 (19.23%) Citrix
5 13 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (14.10%) Lotus
6 11 (14.10%) Red Hat
7 9 (11.54%) EMC
8 6 (7.69%) Cisco
9 5 (6.41%) Dell
9 5 (6.41%) IBM
9 5 (6.41%) NetApp
10 4 (5.13%) Juniper
10 4 (5.13%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (5.13%) Veeam
11 1 (1.28%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
11 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.28%) WorldPay
Manchester, Lancashire
Sopra Steria Limited
Salary: on call allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum plus on call and flexible benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago