Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vSphere
North West > Manchester
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 209 234
Rank change year-on-year +66 +25 -7
Permanent jobs citing vSphere 21 43 62
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.73% 0.68% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 4.35% 4.49% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 30 39 50
Median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +9.09% -4.07%
10th Percentile £40,250 £27,800 £19,450
90th Percentile £56,325 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% +4.65% -

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 483 957 1,329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.70% 15.11% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 447 792 1,108
Median annual salary £51,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £25,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £71,795 £67,500 £66,625
North West median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +13.33%

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 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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 +17 4 £44,250 +18.00% 2
vSphere
North West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (61.90%) Veeam
4 10 (47.62%) Business Development
4 10 (47.62%) Migration
4 10 (47.62%) Presales
4 10 (47.62%) VSAN
4 10 (47.62%) Technical Leadership
5 9 (42.86%) HP
5 9 (42.86%) EMC
5 9 (42.86%) NetApp
5 9 (42.86%) IBM
6 8 (38.10%) Windows
6 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (33.33%) Azure
8 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 5 (23.81%) Firewall
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
9 5 (23.81%) DevOps
10 4 (19.05%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco
10 4 (19.05%) WAN
10 4 (19.05%) IIS
11 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 3 (14.29%) Linux
11 3 (14.29%) MPLS
11 3 (14.29%) AWS
11 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop

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 (19.05%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Azure
2 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (14.29%) AWS
3 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
3 2 (9.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) VSAN
2 5 (23.81%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) MPLS
4 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) DNS
5 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Consultant
1 10 (47.62%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Technical Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Business Development
1 10 (47.62%) Migration
1 10 (47.62%) Presales
1 10 (47.62%) Technical Leadership
2 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) DevOps
4 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.52%) Email Management
5 2 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (4.76%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (4.76%) Decision-Making
6 1 (4.76%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Privileged Access Management
6 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Security Hardening
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (19.05%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (14.29%) Docker
4 3 (14.29%) VMware NSX
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 3 (14.29%) Terraform
2 2 (9.52%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 13 (61.90%) Veeam
3 9 (42.86%) EMC
3 9 (42.86%) HP
3 9 (42.86%) IBM
3 9 (42.86%) NetApp
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) CyberArk
5 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Nimble Storage
5 2 (9.52%) Okta
5 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds