Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 160 192 216
Rank change year-on-year +32 +24 +34
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 42 19 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.07% 0.45% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 5.56% 2.54% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 41 8 39
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,250 £29,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +16.28% +6.83%
75th Percentile £57,000 £57,188 £46,500
90th Percentile " £63,750 £52,100
North West median annual salary £45,000 £46,250 £41,250
% change year-on-year -2.70% +12.12% +2.48%

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 756 749 1,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.28% 17.61% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 661 582 847
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £23,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% +4.65%
75th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% +4.94%

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 14 May 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 14 May 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
Altrincham - 6 £42,500 -
Bolton - 3 £46,000 -
vSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 14 May 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 40 (95.24%) VMware
2 24 (57.14%) VMware NSX
3 23 (54.76%) VSAN
4 21 (50.00%) Azure
5 20 (47.62%) NetApp
6 19 (45.24%) SAN
7 17 (40.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 16 (38.10%) HP
9 15 (35.71%) Windows
9 15 (35.71%) Migration
10 14 (33.33%) EMC
11 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
11 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
11 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
11 13 (30.95%) vRealize
12 12 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (28.57%) Firewall
13 11 (26.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (26.19%) Cisco
13 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
13 11 (26.19%) Veeam
13 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Storage
13 11 (26.19%) vCloud
13 11 (26.19%) Nimble Storage
14 10 (23.81%) vCenter Server
15 9 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
16 8 (19.05%) SCCM
16 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
17 7 (16.67%) SharePoint

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 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (50.00%) Azure
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft 365
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (54.76%) VSAN
2 19 (45.24%) SAN
3 12 (28.57%) Firewall
4 9 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (14.29%) NAS
5 6 (14.29%) Skype
5 6 (14.29%) VoIP
5 6 (14.29%) Wireless
6 4 (9.52%) DHCP
6 4 (9.52%) DNS
6 4 (9.52%) WAN
7 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.76%) VPN
8 1 (2.38%) HTTP
8 1 (2.38%) LAN
8 1 (2.38%) Multicast
8 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.38%) Network Security
8 1 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Consultant
2 11 (26.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (26.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 11 (26.19%) Senior Consultant
2 11 (26.19%) Support Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Consultant
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Support Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Storage Consultant
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (11.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (11.90%) IT Manager
6 5 (11.90%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior VMware Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.29%) iPad
2 6 (14.29%) iPhone
3 3 (7.14%) Clustering
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server
3 7 (16.67%) Android
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 15 (35.71%) Migration
3 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (14.29%) Change Control
3 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (14.29%) Proactive Maintenance
3 6 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 6 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (9.52%) Presales
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) Business Development
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Leadership
7 1 (2.38%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (2.38%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (2.38%) Email Management
7 1 (2.38%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL
7 1 (2.38%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (57.14%) VMware NSX
2 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
3 12 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (26.19%) vCloud
5 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 3 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (30.95%) vRealize
2 10 (23.81%) vCenter Server
3 8 (19.05%) SCCM
4 6 (14.29%) FortiGate
4 6 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) VMware
2 20 (47.62%) NetApp
3 16 (38.10%) HP
4 14 (33.33%) EMC
5 13 (30.95%) Microsoft
6 11 (26.19%) Cisco
6 11 (26.19%) Nimble Storage
6 11 (26.19%) Veeam
7 7 (16.67%) Dell
8 6 (14.29%) Polycom
8 6 (14.29%) Proofpoint
8 6 (14.29%) Sophos
9 2 (4.76%) Citrix
10 1 (2.38%) CyberArk
10 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.38%) Meraki
10 1 (2.38%) Okta
10 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.38%) Wyse