Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 696 757 766
Rank change year-on-year +61 +9 +95
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 269 322 440
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.91% 1.92% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 229 275 321
Median annual salary £55,000 £43,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.91% -9.47% -6.86%
10th Percentile £33,300 £31,875 £33,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +27.91% -4.44% -10.89%

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 14,095 16,738 16,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.25% 12.10% 9.79%
Number of salaries quoted 10,964 13,086 13,179
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,689 £33,000 £31,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £54,250
% change year-on-year +4.35% +5.99% +3.33%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 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
London +105 117 £57,500 +3.14% 9
South West +60 57 £50,000 +45.45% 14
Midlands +56 32 £55,000 +42.86% 3
South East +24 31 £65,000 +49.43% 7
West Midlands +67 25 £57,500 +64.29% 2
North of England +51 22 £43,750 +16.67% 7
Yorkshire +43 11 £42,500 +13.33% 2
North West +41 11 £47,500 +46.15% 3
East of England +38 10 £55,000 +10.00%
East Midlands +22 7 £40,000 +3.90% 1
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 266 (98.88%) VMware
2 197 (73.23%) Windows
3 189 (70.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 166 (61.71%) Active Directory
5 162 (60.22%) Microsoft
6 154 (57.25%) VMware ESXi
7 141 (52.42%) Windows Server
8 106 (39.41%) PowerShell
9 92 (34.20%) vSphere
9 92 (34.20%) Cisco
10 91 (33.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 88 (32.71%) DNS
12 86 (31.97%) Office 365
13 83 (30.86%) Azure
14 70 (26.02%) DHCP
15 65 (24.16%) ITIL
16 61 (22.68%) Citrix
17 59 (21.93%) Linux
17 59 (21.93%) SAN
18 56 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
18 56 (20.82%) SCCM
19 55 (20.45%) Security Cleared
20 54 (20.07%) Windows Server 2012
20 54 (20.07%) Firewall
20 54 (20.07%) NetApp
20 54 (20.07%) Dell
21 53 (19.70%) WAN
22 52 (19.33%) MS Exchange
23 50 (18.59%) Windows 10
24 48 (17.84%) 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 52 (19.33%) MS Exchange
2 23 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (7.81%) SharePoint
4 20 (7.43%) IIS
5 11 (4.09%) Skype for Business
6 10 (3.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (3.72%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (2.23%) SAS
9 5 (1.86%) Tornado
10 2 (0.74%) Apache
10 2 (0.74%) Confluence
10 2 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.74%) WordPress
11 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 39 (14.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 86 (31.97%) Office 365
2 83 (30.86%) Azure
3 42 (15.61%) AWS
4 26 (9.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 20 (7.43%) Mimecast
6 11 (4.09%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (2.23%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (2.23%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (2.23%) IaaS
7 6 (2.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.74%) GitHub
8 2 (0.74%) SaaS
9 1 (0.37%) Akamai
9 1 (0.37%) GCP
9 1 (0.37%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (32.71%) DNS
2 70 (26.02%) DHCP
3 59 (21.93%) SAN
4 54 (20.07%) Firewall
5 53 (19.70%) WAN
6 43 (15.99%) LAN
7 40 (14.87%) VLAN
8 29 (10.78%) TCP/IP
9 25 (9.29%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (9.29%) Wireless
10 24 (8.92%) VSAN
11 19 (7.06%) Cisco Firepower
11 19 (7.06%) Network Security
12 18 (6.69%) Cisco ISE
13 15 (5.58%) VPN
14 14 (5.20%) VoIP
15 13 (4.83%) NAS
15 13 (4.83%) NetScaler
16 12 (4.46%) Cisco Nexus
16 12 (4.46%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.95%) Big Data
3 6 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (2.23%) SQL Server 2017
4 5 (1.86%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (3.35%) MSI
2 7 (2.60%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.12%) JIRA
4 3 (1.12%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (0.74%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.74%) GoCD
6 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
General
1 31 (11.52%) Legal
2 26 (9.67%) Finance
3 17 (6.32%) Law
4 15 (5.58%) Aerospace
4 15 (5.58%) Military
5 6 (2.23%) Advertising
5 6 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.49%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.74%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 84 (31.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (9.29%) Consultant
3 24 (8.92%) Network Engineer
4 23 (8.55%) Support Engineer
5 21 (7.81%) VMware Engineer
6 19 (7.06%) Administrator
7 18 (6.69%) Systems Engineer
8 17 (6.32%) Analyst
8 17 (6.32%) IT Engineer
9 16 (5.95%) Systems Administrator
10 14 (5.20%) IT Support
10 14 (5.20%) Platform Engineer
10 14 (5.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (4.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 11 (4.09%) Network Consultant
11 11 (4.09%) Server Engineer
12 10 (3.72%) Developer
12 10 (3.72%) ServiceNow Developer
12 10 (3.72%) Systems Integrator
13 9 (3.35%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.35%) SAML
2 8 (2.97%) Web Services
3 4 (1.49%) .NET
4 3 (1.12%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (0.74%) LDAP
5 2 (0.74%) RESTful
5 2 (0.74%) XML
6 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.37%) HTML
6 1 (0.37%) JSON
6 1 (0.37%) Node.js
6 1 (0.37%) REST
6 1 (0.37%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.61%) Data Centre
2 35 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (10.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 21 (7.81%) Private Cloud
5 18 (6.69%) Public Cloud
6 17 (6.32%) Replication
7 16 (5.95%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (5.20%) Clustering
8 14 (5.20%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (4.09%) User Experience
10 10 (3.72%) Management Information System
11 9 (3.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (2.97%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.49%) Driving Licence
14 3 (1.12%) Fat Client
14 3 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
14 3 (1.12%) Thin Client
15 2 (0.74%) Mobile App
15 2 (0.74%) Over-the-Top Content
16 1 (0.37%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 197 (73.23%) Windows
2 141 (52.42%) Windows Server
3 59 (21.93%) Linux
4 54 (20.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (18.59%) Windows 10
6 33 (12.27%) Windows Server 2016
7 29 (10.78%) CentOS
8 26 (9.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (9.29%) Windows Server 2019
10 23 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (5.95%) Fedora
11 16 (5.95%) Ubuntu
12 15 (5.58%) Windows 7
13 12 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (2.60%) Windows 8
15 6 (2.23%) Data ONTAP
15 6 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (1.12%) Mac OS
16 3 (1.12%) Unix
17 2 (0.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (33.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 65 (24.16%) ITIL
3 56 (20.82%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (14.50%) Service Management
5 33 (12.27%) Service Delivery
6 32 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (10.41%) High Availability
7 28 (10.41%) Load Balancing
8 23 (8.55%) Configuration Management
9 20 (7.43%) Mentoring
10 19 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (6.69%) DevOps
11 18 (6.69%) Network Virtualisation
12 17 (6.32%) Task Automation
12 17 (6.32%) Test Automation
13 16 (5.95%) Acceptance Criteria
13 16 (5.95%) Analytics
13 16 (5.95%) V-Model
13 16 (5.95%) Waterfall
14 15 (5.58%) NsoIT
Programming Languages
1 106 (39.41%) PowerShell
2 32 (11.90%) Python
3 30 (11.15%) SQL
4 26 (9.67%) C
5 18 (6.69%) Bash Shell
6 15 (5.58%) Java
7 10 (3.72%) R
8 9 (3.35%) VBScript
9 7 (2.60%) JavaScript
10 4 (1.49%) C#
11 3 (1.12%) Perl
11 3 (1.12%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.74%) VB
13 1 (0.37%) Go
13 1 (0.37%) Ruby
13 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 48 (17.84%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (15.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (13.38%) SC Cleared
5 35 (13.01%) DV Cleared
6 27 (10.04%) CCNA
7 26 (9.67%) CCNP
8 24 (8.92%) MCSE
9 22 (8.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (6.69%) CCIE
10 18 (6.69%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (5.95%) CISSP
11 16 (5.95%) CompTIA Security+
11 16 (5.95%) GIAC
11 16 (5.95%) Linux+ Certification
11 16 (5.95%) Network+ Certification
11 16 (5.95%) SANS
11 16 (5.95%) SSCP
12 14 (5.20%) CCDP
12 14 (5.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.60%) SLA
2 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.37%) GDPR
3 1 (0.37%) GxP
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.37%) NIST
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 189 (70.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 166 (61.71%) Active Directory
3 154 (57.25%) VMware ESXi
4 92 (34.20%) vSphere
5 35 (13.01%) VMware NSX
6 31 (11.52%) Hyper-V
7 30 (11.15%) XenApp
8 26 (9.67%) Xen
9 21 (7.81%) Docker
9 21 (7.81%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (7.06%) NFS
10 19 (7.06%) vCloud
10 19 (7.06%) Virtual Servers
10 19 (7.06%) XenDesktop
11 16 (5.95%) Samba
11 16 (5.95%) VirtualBox
12 11 (4.09%) Firmware
12 11 (4.09%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (1.86%) DFS Replication
14 4 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 56 (20.82%) SCCM
2 26 (9.67%) Ansible
3 20 (7.43%) Kubernetes
3 20 (7.43%) Puppet
4 19 (7.06%) SCOM
5 18 (6.69%) Nagios
5 18 (6.69%) WSUS
6 16 (5.95%) Docker Swarm
6 16 (5.95%) OpenNMS
6 16 (5.95%) ZABBIX
7 12 (4.46%) Cisco Prime
8 11 (4.09%) vRealize
9 9 (3.35%) PowerCLI
10 7 (2.60%) Single Sign-On
11 6 (2.23%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (2.23%) Terraform
11 6 (2.23%) XenMobile
12 5 (1.86%) NetVault Backup
13 4 (1.49%) IBM BigFix
14 3 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 266 (98.88%) VMware
2 162 (60.22%) Microsoft
3 92 (34.20%) Cisco
4 61 (22.68%) Citrix
5 54 (20.07%) Dell
5 54 (20.07%) NetApp
6 38 (14.13%) SolarWinds
7 36 (13.38%) Veeam
8 32 (11.90%) EMC
9 28 (10.41%) Red Hat
10 25 (9.29%) Oracle
11 20 (7.43%) HP
11 20 (7.43%) McAfee
12 17 (6.32%) Atlassian
12 17 (6.32%) Meraki
13 16 (5.95%) Cloudera
13 16 (5.95%) Hortonworks
13 16 (5.95%) Juniper
13 16 (5.95%) ServiceNow
14 13 (4.83%) CheckPoint