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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 888 759 683
Rank change year-on-year -129 -76 +144
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 270 159 150
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.01% 0.95% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 191 133 119
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,000 £31,500
25th Percentile £36,875 £42,500 £43,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% -8.70% +34.50%
75th Percentile £62,750 £70,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,250 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -14.09% -4.35% +33.72%

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 26,700 16,658 10,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.78% 17.57% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12,682 11,423 8,639
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £81,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £95,000
UK median annual salary £68,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +5.38% +4.00% +6.84%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in England

vCenter Server
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vCenter Server in England.

Salary trend for vCenter Server in England

vCenter Server
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing vCenter Server in England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
South East -21 90 £42,500 -5.56% 5
London -211 75 £63,000 -6.32% 6
South West -6 46 £42,500 -30.61% 7
East of England -68 26 £45,000 - 5
North of England -100 22 £42,500 -5.56% 5
North West -80 18 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Midlands -88 12 £42,500 -15.00% 3
East Midlands -50 9 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Yorkshire -61 4 £41,250 -8.33% 3
West Midlands -73 3 £35,000 -50.00% 2
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, IT jobs citing vCenter Server 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 England region with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 262 (97.04%) VMware
2 159 (58.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 159 (58.89%) VMware ESXi
3 148 (54.81%) Active Directory
4 147 (54.44%) Windows
5 140 (51.85%) Microsoft
6 138 (51.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 128 (47.41%) vSphere
8 115 (42.59%) DNS
9 103 (38.15%) Microsoft 365
10 102 (37.78%) Linux
11 96 (35.56%) Windows Server
12 89 (32.96%) DHCP
12 89 (32.96%) Azure
13 84 (31.11%) SAN
14 83 (30.74%) Security Cleared
15 75 (27.78%) Firewall
16 72 (26.67%) Cisco
17 70 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
18 66 (24.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 63 (23.33%) TCP/IP
20 60 (22.22%) SC Cleared
21 57 (21.11%) Veeam
21 57 (21.11%) Finance
22 55 (20.37%) ITIL
22 55 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
23 53 (19.63%) Social Skills
23 53 (19.63%) PowerShell
24 52 (19.26%) AWS
24 52 (19.26%) Inclusion and Diversity

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 37 (13.70%) SharePoint
2 19 (7.04%) MS Exchange
3 14 (5.19%) Confluence
4 5 (1.85%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.48%) IIS
6 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.74%) OpenROAD
7 1 (0.37%) Apache
7 1 (0.37%) nginx
7 1 (0.37%) Site Server
Applications
1 41 (15.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 103 (38.15%) Microsoft 365
2 89 (32.96%) Azure
3 52 (19.26%) AWS
4 51 (18.89%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (8.15%) IaaS
6 8 (2.96%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (2.96%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (2.96%) Serverless
7 7 (2.59%) Azure DevOps
8 6 (2.22%) GCP
8 6 (2.22%) OneDrive
9 5 (1.85%) Google Kubernetes Engine
9 5 (1.85%) Mimecast
9 5 (1.85%) OpenShift
10 4 (1.48%) Anthos
10 4 (1.48%) Cloud Run
10 4 (1.48%) Nutanix
11 2 (0.74%) Azure Sentinel
11 2 (0.74%) Azure Storage
11 2 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 115 (42.59%) DNS
2 89 (32.96%) DHCP
3 84 (31.11%) SAN
4 75 (27.78%) Firewall
5 63 (23.33%) TCP/IP
6 36 (13.33%) WAN
7 35 (12.96%) Network Security
8 32 (11.85%) LAN
9 25 (9.26%) Fibre Channel
10 24 (8.89%) VSAN
11 20 (7.41%) BGP
12 19 (7.04%) VLAN
13 17 (6.30%) OSPF
13 17 (6.30%) SNMP
13 17 (6.30%) VXLAN
14 16 (5.93%) DMVPN
14 16 (5.93%) VoIP
15 15 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (5.56%) VPN
16 14 (5.19%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (2.22%) Ingres
3 4 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (5.19%) JIRA
1 14 (5.19%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 6 (2.22%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.48%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.11%) Vagrant
General
1 57 (21.11%) Finance
2 55 (20.37%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (19.63%) Social Skills
4 52 (19.26%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 23 (8.52%) Organisational Skills
6 17 (6.30%) Public Sector
7 16 (5.93%) Retail
8 14 (5.19%) Police
9 11 (4.07%) Law
10 6 (2.22%) Legal
11 5 (1.85%) Manufacturing
12 4 (1.48%) Automotive
13 2 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.74%) Marketing
14 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (48.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 46 (17.04%) IT Engineer
3 40 (14.81%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (9.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 22 (8.15%) Consultant
6 21 (7.78%) Architect
6 21 (7.78%) Graduate
6 21 (7.78%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (7.78%) Network Engineer
7 20 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 20 (7.41%) VMware Consultant
8 18 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 18 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
9 17 (6.30%) Wintel Engineer
9 17 (6.30%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.93%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (5.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 14 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (4.07%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.19%) Spine.js
2 8 (2.96%) Flash
2 8 (2.96%) LDAP
3 6 (2.22%) Entity Framework
3 6 (2.22%) WCF
3 6 (2.22%) WPF
4 5 (1.85%) CSS
4 5 (1.85%) HTML
4 5 (1.85%) REST
4 5 (1.85%) SOAP
4 5 (1.85%) Web Services
4 5 (1.85%) XML
5 4 (1.48%) Apache NiFi
5 4 (1.48%) JSON
5 4 (1.48%) React
6 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.37%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 46 (17.04%) Cyberattack
3 35 (12.96%) Replication
4 34 (12.59%) Clustering
5 32 (11.85%) Cybercrime
6 25 (9.26%) Cyber Defence
7 17 (6.30%) EMC VNX
8 15 (5.56%) Driving Licence
9 14 (5.19%) NHS
10 10 (3.70%) PKI
11 9 (3.33%) User Experience
12 8 (2.96%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
13 7 (2.59%) Fibre Optics
13 7 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
14 6 (2.22%) Legacy Systems
15 5 (1.85%) Mainframe
15 5 (1.85%) Public Cloud
16 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
16 4 (1.48%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 147 (54.44%) Windows
2 102 (37.78%) Linux
3 96 (35.56%) Windows Server
4 32 (11.85%) Windows Server 2019
5 24 (8.89%) Ubuntu
6 23 (8.52%) Kali Linux
7 17 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (4.44%) CentOS
8 12 (4.44%) Windows 10
9 11 (4.07%) Windows Server 2016
10 8 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.59%) VMS
12 6 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (1.85%) Solaris
14 4 (1.48%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.37%) SUSE
15 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (51.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 70 (25.93%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (20.37%) ITIL
4 46 (17.04%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 46 (17.04%) Threat Intelligence
5 38 (14.07%) Service Management
6 37 (13.70%) Load Balancing
7 36 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 30 (11.11%) DevOps
9 29 (10.74%) Agile
10 25 (9.26%) Change Management
10 25 (9.26%) Project Delivery
11 24 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
12 23 (8.52%) Migration
13 21 (7.78%) Integration Testing
13 21 (7.78%) Mathematics
13 21 (7.78%) Regression Testing
13 21 (7.78%) System Integration Testing
13 21 (7.78%) Test Automation
13 21 (7.78%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 53 (19.63%) PowerShell
2 26 (9.63%) Python
3 23 (8.52%) Bash
4 12 (4.44%) Go
4 12 (4.44%) SQL
5 6 (2.22%) C#
6 5 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.48%) Java
8 2 (0.74%) C
8 2 (0.74%) Ingres ABF
Qualifications
1 83 (30.74%) Security Cleared
2 66 (24.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 60 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 41 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 32 (11.85%) Degree
7 21 (7.78%) CCNA
8 20 (7.41%) MCSE
9 18 (6.67%) MCSA
10 15 (5.56%) CCNP
11 14 (5.19%) Chartered Engineer
12 10 (3.70%) MCP
13 7 (2.59%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (1.85%) A+ Certification
14 5 (1.85%) CISSP
14 5 (1.85%) SSCP
15 4 (1.48%) VCAP
16 2 (0.74%) CCA
16 2 (0.74%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.56%) SLA
2 5 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (1.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 5 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.11%) NCSC
4 1 (0.37%) GxP
System Software
1 159 (58.89%) VMware ESXi
1 159 (58.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 148 (54.81%) Active Directory
3 128 (47.41%) vSphere
4 23 (8.52%) Docker
5 20 (7.41%) VMware NSX
6 18 (6.67%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.96%) NFS
8 6 (2.22%) Firmware
8 6 (2.22%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.85%) GPFS
10 4 (1.48%) vCloud
10 4 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (1.11%) XenApp
12 2 (0.74%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 47 (17.41%) SCCM
2 32 (11.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 25 (9.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 25 (9.26%) vRealize
4 21 (7.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 21 (7.78%) Terraform
5 19 (7.04%) Ansible
6 17 (6.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (6.30%) SCOM
6 17 (6.30%) SCOrch
7 15 (5.56%) Kubernetes
7 15 (5.56%) PowerCLI
8 14 (5.19%) WSUS
9 11 (4.07%) Nagios
9 11 (4.07%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (4.07%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (2.96%) Grafana
10 8 (2.96%) Prometheus
11 7 (2.59%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (2.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 262 (97.04%) VMware
2 140 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 72 (26.67%) Cisco
4 57 (21.11%) Veeam
5 45 (16.67%) NetApp
6 39 (14.44%) Citrix
7 33 (12.22%) 3PAR
8 25 (9.26%) EMC
9 23 (8.52%) Red Hat
10 19 (7.04%) Symantec
11 17 (6.30%) Brocade
11 17 (6.30%) jetNEXUS
11 17 (6.30%) Rackspace
11 17 (6.30%) SolarWinds
12 14 (5.19%) Atlassian
12 14 (5.19%) Dell
13 12 (4.44%) Juniper
14 10 (3.70%) IBM
14 10 (3.70%) Sophos
14 10 (3.70%) Splunk