Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for vCenter Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited vCenter Server over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 816 796
Rank change year-on-year +22 -20 -42
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 381 383 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.60% 2.50% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 317 316 439
England median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% -14.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,125 £26,750
90th Percentile £69,250 £72,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% -14.14%

vCenter Server is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14676 15309 15811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 8.79% 8.75% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12143 12479 13030
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in England

vCenter Server
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vCenter Server in England.

Salary trend for vCenter Server in England

vCenter Server
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vCenter Server in England over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for vCenter Server in England

vCenter Server
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server within the England region over the 6 months to 16 December 2017. 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
London +32 147 £50,000 -11.50% 8
South East +52 117 £40,000 -27.27% 5
North of England -7 37 £37,500 -1.32% 5
Yorkshire +52 32 £37,500 +4.17% 2
East of England +11 29 £67,500 +50.00% 1
South West -14 29 £42,500 - 3
Midlands +48 25 £37,125 -12.65% 4
West Midlands +35 21 £38,750 -7.74% 3
East Midlands +13 4 £29,750 -30.00% 1
North West -32 3 £52,500 +14.13% 3
North East -6 2 £45,000 -
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing vCenter Server 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 England region with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 378 (99.21%) VMware
2 316 (82.94%) Windows
3 251 (65.88%) VMware ESXi
4 247 (64.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 211 (55.38%) Active Directory
5 211 (55.38%) Windows Server
6 208 (54.59%) Microsoft
7 182 (47.77%) Cisco
8 158 (41.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 137 (35.96%) vSphere
10 136 (35.70%) MS Exchange
11 125 (32.81%) Linux
12 121 (31.76%) ITIL
13 115 (30.18%) Firewall
14 107 (28.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 105 (27.56%) SQL Server
16 99 (25.98%) DNS
17 95 (24.93%) SAN
18 86 (22.57%) Exchange Server 2010
19 80 (21.00%) HP
19 80 (21.00%) DHCP
20 79 (20.73%) SQL
20 79 (20.73%) Citrix
21 76 (19.95%) Data Centre
22 74 (19.42%) PowerShell
23 73 (19.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 73 (19.16%) Clustering
24 69 (18.11%) Microsoft Azure
25 67 (17.59%) Office 365
26 65 (17.06%) Cisco Certification

vCenter Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 136 (35.70%) MS Exchange
2 86 (22.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 58 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (6.82%) Skype for Business
5 21 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (5.25%) IIS
7 16 (4.20%) SharePoint
8 12 (3.15%) Apache
9 7 (1.84%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.05%) Confluence
12 3 (0.79%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.26%) CMS
14 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 41 (10.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 69 (18.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (17.59%) Office 365
3 41 (10.76%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (2.62%) IaaS
6 9 (2.36%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.57%) Akamai
7 6 (1.57%) PaaS
8 4 (1.05%) SaaS
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle CX
10 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.52%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.52%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 115 (30.18%) Firewall
2 99 (25.98%) DNS
3 95 (24.93%) SAN
4 80 (21.00%) DHCP
5 64 (16.80%) TCP/IP
6 58 (15.22%) VPN
7 55 (14.44%) WAN
8 42 (11.02%) LAN
9 39 (10.24%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (9.45%) VLAN
11 32 (8.40%) Remote Desktop
11 32 (8.40%) SSL
12 27 (7.09%) Network Security
13 24 (6.30%) MPLS
14 23 (6.04%) NAS
14 23 (6.04%) VoIP
15 19 (4.99%) FCoE
15 19 (4.99%) VSAN
16 18 (4.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (4.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (27.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.31%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.05%) MySQL
8 3 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.79%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.52%) DB2
10 1 (0.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (4.46%) JIRA
2 10 (2.62%) Redmine
2 10 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.10%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.79%) Subversion
6 2 (0.52%) Hudson
6 2 (0.52%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.26%) MSI
7 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 48 (12.60%) Finance
2 18 (4.72%) Law
3 16 (4.20%) Legal
4 14 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.15%) Advertising
6 10 (2.62%) Games
7 9 (2.36%) Retail
8 7 (1.84%) Banking
9 6 (1.57%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.31%) Electronics
10 5 (1.31%) Manufacturing
11 4 (1.05%) Aerospace
11 4 (1.05%) Front Office
11 4 (1.05%) Marketing
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 104 (27.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (14.70%) VMware Engineer
3 51 (13.39%) Support Engineer
4 50 (13.12%) Analyst
5 36 (9.45%) Systems Engineer
6 30 (7.87%) IT Engineer
6 30 (7.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 30 (7.87%) Support Analyst
7 27 (7.09%) Windows Engineer
8 26 (6.82%) Infrastructure Support
9 22 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
9 22 (5.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 22 (5.77%) IT Support
10 21 (5.51%) Consultant
11 20 (5.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (5.25%) Network Engineer
12 19 (4.99%) Administrator
12 19 (4.99%) Systems Administrator
12 19 (4.99%) Team Leader
13 18 (4.72%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.89%) Web Services
2 6 (1.57%) Middleware
3 5 (1.31%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.31%) HTML
3 5 (1.31%) XML
4 4 (1.05%) Java EE
4 4 (1.05%) STL
4 4 (1.05%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.79%) COM
5 3 (0.79%) LAMP
5 3 (0.79%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.52%) CSS
6 2 (0.52%) JTAPI
6 2 (0.52%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.52%) RFC 2833
6 2 (0.52%) TAPI
6 2 (0.52%) Velocity
7 1 (0.26%) .NET
7 1 (0.26%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 76 (19.95%) Data Centre
2 73 (19.16%) Clustering
3 40 (10.50%) Replication
4 33 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (5.51%) Management Information System
6 18 (4.72%) Public Cloud
7 13 (3.41%) Handset
8 12 (3.15%) Hybrid Cloud
8 12 (3.15%) Private Cloud
9 10 (2.62%) Blackberry
9 10 (2.62%) Driving Licence
9 10 (2.62%) Fat Client
9 10 (2.62%) Thin Client
10 8 (2.10%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.10%) User Experience
11 6 (1.57%) Derivative
11 6 (1.57%) EMC VNX
11 6 (1.57%) iPhone
12 5 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
13 4 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 316 (82.94%) Windows
2 211 (55.38%) Windows Server
3 158 (41.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 125 (32.81%) Linux
5 107 (28.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (9.45%) Windows 7
7 32 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (8.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (7.09%) Unix
9 22 (5.77%) CentOS
10 12 (3.15%) Solaris
10 12 (3.15%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.36%) Ubuntu
12 8 (2.10%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.84%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.84%) VMS
14 6 (1.57%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.52%) Debian
15 2 (0.52%) Fedora
15 2 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (31.76%) ITIL
2 47 (12.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (10.76%) Service Delivery
4 40 (10.50%) Problem Management
5 35 (9.19%) Mentoring
5 35 (9.19%) Service Management
6 32 (8.40%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (8.40%) High Availability
7 31 (8.14%) DevOps
7 31 (8.14%) Information Security
7 31 (8.14%) Migration
8 25 (6.56%) ITIL V3
8 25 (6.56%) ITSM
9 24 (6.30%) Load Balancing
10 22 (5.77%) Change Management
10 22 (5.77%) Configuration Management
11 21 (5.51%) Presales
12 19 (4.99%) Asset Management
12 19 (4.99%) Network Monitoring
12 19 (4.99%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 79 (20.73%) SQL
2 74 (19.42%) PowerShell
3 35 (9.19%) Python
4 29 (7.61%) Bash Shell
5 20 (5.25%) C
5 20 (5.25%) Perl
6 15 (3.94%) Shell Script
7 12 (3.15%) Korn
8 9 (2.36%) PHP
9 7 (1.84%) Java
10 6 (1.57%) C++
11 5 (1.31%) C#
11 5 (1.31%) VBScript
12 4 (1.05%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.05%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.05%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (19.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 65 (17.06%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (14.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 47 (12.34%) CCNA
5 45 (11.81%) MCSE
6 44 (11.55%) Security Cleared
6 44 (11.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 31 (8.14%) MCITP
8 27 (7.09%) DV Cleared
9 26 (6.82%) Degree
10 22 (5.77%) CCNP
11 21 (5.51%) MCSA
12 20 (5.25%) SC Cleared
13 14 (3.67%) MCP
14 12 (3.15%) CCIE
15 10 (2.62%) CISSP
15 10 (2.62%) CompTIA Security+
15 10 (2.62%) Network+ Certification
15 10 (2.62%) SANS
15 10 (2.62%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.15%) SLA
2 10 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (0.79%) QA
5 2 (0.52%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 251 (65.88%) VMware ESXi
2 247 (64.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 211 (55.38%) Active Directory
4 137 (35.96%) vSphere
5 49 (12.86%) Hyper-V
5 49 (12.86%) VMware NSX
6 25 (6.56%) XenApp
7 22 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (4.72%) Terminal Services
9 17 (4.46%) vCloud
10 16 (4.20%) NFS
11 12 (3.15%) Firmware
11 12 (3.15%) XenDesktop
12 10 (2.62%) Samba
12 10 (2.62%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (2.10%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (1.84%) KVM
14 7 (1.84%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (1.05%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 50 (13.12%) SCCM
2 48 (12.60%) Backup Exec
3 36 (9.45%) WSUS
4 35 (9.19%) SCOM
5 34 (8.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 33 (8.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 33 (8.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 31 (8.14%) Puppet
8 29 (7.61%) vRealize
9 28 (7.35%) Ansible
9 28 (7.35%) Nagios
10 20 (5.25%) Opscode Chef
11 16 (4.20%) Microsoft Clustering
12 14 (3.67%) Cacti
12 14 (3.67%) PowerCLI
12 14 (3.67%) SCDPM
13 10 (2.62%) Cisco CUCM
13 10 (2.62%) vMotion
14 9 (2.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 9 (2.36%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 378 (99.21%) VMware
2 208 (54.59%) Microsoft
3 182 (47.77%) Cisco
4 80 (21.00%) HP
5 79 (20.73%) Citrix
6 60 (15.75%) Juniper
7 55 (14.44%) Symantec
8 53 (13.91%) Veritas
9 46 (12.07%) F5
10 45 (11.81%) Red Hat
11 43 (11.29%) NetApp
12 42 (11.02%) Dell
13 35 (9.19%) Forcepoint
14 34 (8.92%) Altiris
14 34 (8.92%) Veeam
15 22 (5.77%) SolarWinds
16 21 (5.51%) 3PAR
17 20 (5.25%) CheckPoint
18 18 (4.72%) EMC
19 17 (4.46%) Avaya