Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 774 883 799
Rank change year-on-year +109 -84 -76
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 393 284 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.40% 1.96% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 268 233 420
England median annual salary £48,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,125 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%

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 16,349 14,497 16,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.06% 8.90% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13,042 11,822 13,566
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 23 June 2018.

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 23 June 2018. 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 -15 115 £53,115 -11.48% 12
South East +6 74 £50,000 +17.65% 6
East of England +56 69 £62,500 +25.00% 1
North of England +44 65 £40,000 +23.08% 5
Midlands +45 54 £46,500 +72.22% 5
Yorkshire +61 52 £40,000 +23.08% 2
West Midlands +51 49 £48,000 +77.78% 1
South West -9 16 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North West +2 12 £39,750 +13.57% 2
East Midlands +14 5 £42,500 - 4
North East -22 1 £27,000 - 1
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 393 (100.00%) VMware
2 331 (84.22%) Windows
3 293 (74.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 268 (68.19%) VMware ESXi
5 217 (55.22%) Active Directory
6 206 (52.42%) Windows Server
7 200 (50.89%) Microsoft
8 189 (48.09%) vSphere
9 135 (34.35%) Data Centre
10 126 (32.06%) Linux
11 118 (30.03%) ITIL
12 116 (29.52%) Firewall
13 115 (29.26%) Citrix
14 106 (26.97%) Cisco
15 103 (26.21%) Microsoft Azure
16 102 (25.95%) DNS
17 97 (24.68%) Public Cloud
18 95 (24.17%) MS Exchange
19 94 (23.92%) Hyper-V
20 90 (22.90%) SAN
21 79 (20.10%) PowerShell
21 79 (20.10%) SCCM
22 73 (18.58%) VMware NSX
23 69 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
24 63 (16.03%) Windows Server 2008
25 61 (15.52%) DevOps
25 61 (15.52%) HP
25 61 (15.52%) SQL Server
25 61 (15.52%) vRealize
26 59 (15.01%) Exchange Server 2010

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 95 (24.17%) MS Exchange
2 59 (15.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (5.85%) IIS
5 20 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (4.33%) Oracle Service Bus
7 10 (2.54%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.04%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.27%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.51%) Apache
12 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.25%) Confluence
13 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (9.92%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 103 (26.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (12.21%) Office 365
3 46 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (4.33%) IBM Cloud
5 15 (3.82%) IaaS
6 12 (3.05%) PaaS
7 9 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (2.04%) Akamai
9 4 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.51%) SaaS
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (29.52%) Firewall
2 102 (25.95%) DNS
3 90 (22.90%) SAN
4 57 (14.50%) DHCP
4 57 (14.50%) NetScaler
5 48 (12.21%) WAN
6 43 (10.94%) TCP/IP
7 42 (10.69%) LAN
8 34 (8.65%) Internet
9 33 (8.40%) Network Security
10 30 (7.63%) VPN
11 19 (4.83%) SNMP
12 18 (4.58%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (3.82%) MPLS
14 14 (3.56%) DMZ
15 13 (3.31%) NAS
16 12 (3.05%) BGP
16 12 (3.05%) IPsec
16 12 (3.05%) iSCSI
16 12 (3.05%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.58%) Big Data
3 14 (3.56%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (1.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.27%) MySQL
6 4 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.25%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 33 (8.40%) Jenkins
2 19 (4.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.05%) MSI
3 12 (3.05%) WiX
4 10 (2.54%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.54%) JIRA
5 9 (2.29%) Redmine
General
1 57 (14.50%) Finance
2 20 (5.09%) Marketing
3 15 (3.82%) Law
4 9 (2.29%) Games
5 7 (1.78%) Retail
6 5 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.02%) Banking
8 3 (0.76%) Legal
9 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 127 (32.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 63 (16.03%) VMware Engineer
3 37 (9.41%) Systems Engineer
4 33 (8.40%) Infrastructure Support
5 32 (8.14%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
7 29 (7.38%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 28 (7.12%) Citrix Specialist
8 28 (7.12%) Citrix Technical Specialist
9 25 (6.36%) Support Engineer
9 25 (6.36%) Windows Engineer
10 24 (6.11%) Analyst
10 24 (6.11%) Architect
11 23 (5.85%) 3rd Line Support
11 23 (5.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 23 (5.85%) Team Leader
11 23 (5.85%) Virtualisation Specialist
12 22 (5.60%) Administrator
13 21 (5.34%) Virtualisation Architect
14 20 (5.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.21%) Middleware
2 19 (4.83%) HTML
3 16 (4.07%) Web Services
4 12 (3.05%) .NET
4 12 (3.05%) .NET Framework
4 12 (3.05%) 802.1X
4 12 (3.05%) AngularJS
4 12 (3.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (3.05%) CSS
4 12 (3.05%) Dapper ORM
4 12 (3.05%) Entity Framework
4 12 (3.05%) MFC
4 12 (3.05%) NHibernate
4 12 (3.05%) WCF
4 12 (3.05%) WPF
5 10 (2.54%) Angular 2
6 7 (1.78%) XML
7 4 (1.02%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.51%) COM
8 2 (0.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 135 (34.35%) Data Centre
2 97 (24.68%) Public Cloud
3 52 (13.23%) Self-Motivation
4 34 (8.65%) Linux Command Line
5 32 (8.14%) Computer Science
6 24 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (5.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 17 (4.33%) IBM Mainframe
8 17 (4.33%) Mainframe
8 17 (4.33%) User Experience
9 15 (3.82%) EMC VNX
10 14 (3.56%) Clustering
11 13 (3.31%) Management Information System
12 11 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (2.80%) Minimum Viable Product
12 11 (2.80%) Private Cloud
13 10 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (1.78%) Blackberry
14 7 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
15 6 (1.53%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 331 (84.22%) Windows
2 206 (52.42%) Windows Server
3 126 (32.06%) Linux
4 69 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 63 (16.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (11.45%) Windows 7
7 44 (11.20%) Unix
8 23 (5.85%) Windows 10
9 9 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (2.04%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (1.53%) CentOS
12 6 (1.53%) VMS
13 4 (1.02%) Debian
13 4 (1.02%) Solaris
14 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.25%) Fedora
15 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (30.03%) ITIL
2 61 (15.52%) DevOps
3 56 (14.25%) Software Engineering
4 54 (13.74%) Service Management
5 53 (13.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 50 (12.72%) Test Automation
7 46 (11.70%) Configuration Management
7 46 (11.70%) Load Balancing
8 45 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 45 (11.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 42 (10.69%) Mentoring
10 37 (9.41%) Service Delivery
11 32 (8.14%) Continuous Deployment
12 31 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (7.38%) Problem Management
14 23 (5.85%) Line Management
14 23 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (4.83%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (4.58%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 79 (20.10%) PowerShell
2 45 (11.45%) Python
3 43 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 42 (10.69%) Bash Shell
5 32 (8.14%) Ruby
6 24 (6.11%) SQL
7 13 (3.31%) C
7 13 (3.31%) C#
8 9 (2.29%) Korn
9 4 (1.02%) Java
9 4 (1.02%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.76%) Perl
11 2 (0.51%) C++
11 2 (0.51%) VBScript
12 1 (0.25%) PHP
12 1 (0.25%) Scala
12 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (9.92%) Degree
1 39 (9.92%) ITIL Certification
1 39 (9.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 31 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (7.12%) Security Cleared
5 26 (6.62%) MCSE
6 21 (5.34%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (5.34%) DV Cleared
7 14 (3.56%) CCNA
7 14 (3.56%) SC Cleared
8 11 (2.80%) CISSP
9 10 (2.54%) CompTIA Security+
9 10 (2.54%) GIAC
9 10 (2.54%) Linux+ Certification
9 10 (2.54%) Network+ Certification
9 10 (2.54%) SANS
9 10 (2.54%) SSCP
10 7 (1.78%) MCITP
10 7 (1.78%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (12.72%) SLA
2 15 (3.82%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.78%) GDPR
5 2 (0.51%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.25%) GCP
System Software
1 293 (74.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 268 (68.19%) VMware ESXi
3 217 (55.22%) Active Directory
4 189 (48.09%) vSphere
5 94 (23.92%) Hyper-V
6 73 (18.58%) VMware NSX
7 54 (13.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 54 (13.74%) Virtual Desktop
7 54 (13.74%) XenDesktop
8 52 (13.23%) XenApp
9 35 (8.91%) Virtual Servers
10 29 (7.38%) NFS
11 19 (4.83%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (3.05%) Firmware
13 10 (2.54%) Samba
14 9 (2.29%) vCloud
15 6 (1.53%) XenServer
16 2 (0.51%) DFS Replication
16 2 (0.51%) Docker
16 2 (0.51%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 79 (20.10%) SCCM
2 61 (15.52%) vRealize
3 47 (11.96%) vMotion
4 43 (10.94%) Ansible
5 42 (10.69%) Puppet
6 40 (10.18%) SCOM
7 36 (9.16%) SCVMM
8 31 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
9 28 (7.12%) WSUS
10 22 (5.60%) Microsoft Clustering
10 22 (5.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 19 (4.83%) Terraform
12 12 (3.05%) PowerCLI
13 10 (2.54%) Nagios
14 9 (2.29%) NetBackup
15 8 (2.04%) Backup Exec
15 8 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
16 7 (1.78%) Cisco CUCM
16 7 (1.78%) SCOrch
16 7 (1.78%) Simpana
Vendors
1 393 (100.00%) VMware
2 200 (50.89%) Microsoft
3 115 (29.26%) Citrix
4 106 (26.97%) Cisco
5 61 (15.52%) HP
6 45 (11.45%) F5
6 45 (11.45%) NetApp
7 44 (11.20%) Veeam
8 42 (10.69%) Ivanti
9 40 (10.18%) BMC
10 38 (9.67%) Fortinet
11 37 (9.41%) EMC
12 32 (8.14%) ServiceNow
13 31 (7.89%) AppDynamics
13 31 (7.89%) Splunk
14 30 (7.63%) WorldPay
15 25 (6.36%) CommVault
16 23 (5.85%) Oracle
17 21 (5.34%) SolarWinds
18 20 (5.09%) Dell