Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 610 723 755
Rank change year-on-year +113 +32 +30
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 137 277 333
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.42% 1.84% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 129 234 288
Median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,825 £32,250
90th Percentile £80,100 £70,000 £71,800
UK median annual salary £61,500 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.82% +15.79% +5.56%

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 9,643 15,056 16,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.71% 12.92% 11.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7,986 11,714 12,926
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +5.02%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%

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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +152 57 £67,500 +28.57% 4
South East +127 25 £67,500 +12.50% 5
Midlands +74 20 £40,000 -27.27% 4
North of England +81 17 £46,000 +22.67% 8
South West +36 17 £36,525 -39.13% 2
East Midlands +66 12 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Yorkshire +35 10 £46,000 +22.67% 4
West Midlands +46 8 £38,750 -29.55% 1
North East - 5 £47,500 - 1
North West +78 2 £52,500 +61.54% 3
East of England +93 1 £52,500 +56.72%
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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.

1 134 (97.81%) VMware
2 67 (48.91%) vSphere
3 65 (47.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (46.72%) Windows
5 57 (41.61%) SAN
6 54 (39.42%) Firewall
7 53 (38.69%) Microsoft
8 48 (35.04%) Active Directory
8 48 (35.04%) Dell
8 48 (35.04%) vRealize
9 45 (32.85%) Data Centre
10 41 (29.93%) Azure
11 40 (29.20%) VSAN
12 39 (28.47%) EMC
12 39 (28.47%) Cisco
13 37 (27.01%) VMware ESXi
14 36 (26.28%) Windows Server
15 34 (24.82%) vCloud
15 34 (24.82%) Fortinet
16 33 (24.09%) PowerShell
16 33 (24.09%) VMware NSX
17 29 (21.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 29 (21.17%) DNS
18 26 (18.98%) NetApp
18 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
19 25 (18.25%) Office 365
20 23 (16.79%) Finance
21 22 (16.06%) Migration
22 21 (15.33%) Citrix
23 20 (14.60%) Client/Server

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 5 (3.65%) MS Exchange
1 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.19%) CMS
2 3 (2.19%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.46%) Apache
4 1 (0.73%) Confluence
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.73%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 41 (29.93%) Azure
2 25 (18.25%) Office 365
3 14 (10.22%) AWS
4 10 (7.30%) PaaS
4 10 (7.30%) SaaS
5 8 (5.84%) IaaS
6 7 (5.11%) BPaaS
7 2 (1.46%) GCP
8 1 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.73%) AWS IoT
8 1 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.73%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.73%) Cloud Functions
8 1 (0.73%) Cloud Run
8 1 (0.73%) Logic Apps
8 1 (0.73%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.73%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.73%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.73%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (41.61%) SAN
2 54 (39.42%) Firewall
3 40 (29.20%) VSAN
4 29 (21.17%) DNS
5 19 (13.87%) WAN
6 18 (13.14%) LAN
7 17 (12.41%) DHCP
7 17 (12.41%) TCP/IP
8 15 (10.95%) VLAN
9 13 (9.49%) VoIP
10 7 (5.11%) NetScaler
11 6 (4.38%) Network Security
12 4 (2.92%) MPLS
13 3 (2.19%) VPN
14 2 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (1.46%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (1.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 2 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
14 2 (1.46%) Wireless
14 2 (1.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.92%) MySQL
3 1 (0.73%) Big Data
3 1 (0.73%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.73%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.73%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.73%) Power BI
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.73%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.73%) JIRA
2 1 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (16.79%) Finance
2 10 (7.30%) Banking
3 2 (1.46%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.46%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.46%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.73%) Billing
4 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.73%) Police
4 1 (0.73%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 36 (26.28%) Architect
2 26 (18.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (16.79%) Consultant
3 23 (16.79%) VMware Architect
4 20 (14.60%) VMware Consultant
5 15 (10.95%) Infrastructure Architect
6 14 (10.22%) VMware Engineer
7 13 (9.49%) Senior Architect
7 13 (9.49%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (9.49%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (8.76%) Support Engineer
9 11 (8.03%) Senior VMware Architect
10 10 (7.30%) Network Engineer
11 9 (6.57%) Storage Engineer
12 8 (5.84%) Administrator
12 8 (5.84%) Backup Engineer
12 8 (5.84%) Storage and Backup Engineer
13 7 (5.11%) Cloud Architect
13 7 (5.11%) Data Architect
13 7 (5.11%) Data Centre Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.11%) JSON
2 6 (4.38%) Web Services
3 3 (2.19%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.46%) .NET
5 1 (0.73%) Flash
5 1 (0.73%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 45 (32.85%) Data Centre
2 20 (14.60%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.30%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.84%) EMC VNXe
4 8 (5.84%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (5.84%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (5.84%) FlexPod
4 8 (5.84%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (5.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.65%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.92%) Clustering
7 4 (2.92%) Hedge funds
7 4 (2.92%) PKI
8 3 (2.19%) Cloud Native
8 3 (2.19%) Smartcard
9 2 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.46%) Replication
9 2 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 64 (46.72%) Windows
2 36 (26.28%) Windows Server
3 26 (18.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (14.60%) Windows 10
5 15 (10.95%) Linux
5 15 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (10.22%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (5.84%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.38%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2019
10 3 (2.19%) Android
10 3 (2.19%) CentOS
10 3 (2.19%) Unix
10 3 (2.19%) VMS
10 3 (2.19%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (16.06%) Migration
3 19 (13.87%) ITIL
4 14 (10.22%) DevOps
4 14 (10.22%) Infrastructure as Code
5 13 (9.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (8.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (7.30%) Change Management
8 9 (6.57%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.57%) Change Control
9 8 (5.84%) High Availability
9 8 (5.84%) Proactive Monitoring
9 8 (5.84%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.11%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (5.11%) Service Management
11 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
11 6 (4.38%) Security Architecture
11 6 (4.38%) SOA
12 5 (3.65%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.65%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (24.09%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.49%) SQL
3 6 (4.38%) Java
4 5 (3.65%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.92%) C
5 4 (2.92%) PHP
6 3 (2.19%) Python
7 2 (1.46%) Perl
7 2 (1.46%) VBScript
8 1 (0.73%) Go
8 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (13.87%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (13.14%) CCNA
3 14 (10.22%) Security Cleared
4 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (7.30%) CCSA
5 10 (7.30%) Check Point Certification
6 8 (5.84%) MCP
6 8 (5.84%) MCSE
6 8 (5.84%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.38%) Degree
8 5 (3.65%) CCNP
9 4 (2.92%) VCDX
10 3 (2.19%) HNC
10 3 (2.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (2.19%) MCSA
10 3 (2.19%) MCTS
10 3 (2.19%) RHCSA
10 3 (2.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.46%) AWS Certification
11 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.73%) JSP 440
System Software
1 67 (48.91%) vSphere
2 65 (47.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (35.04%) Active Directory
4 37 (27.01%) VMware ESXi
5 34 (24.82%) vCloud
6 33 (24.09%) VMware NSX
7 12 (8.76%) Hyper-V
8 8 (5.84%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (5.84%) XenApp
9 5 (3.65%) Docker
10 2 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.46%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.73%) Firmware
11 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.73%) NFS
11 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 48 (35.04%) vRealize
2 8 (5.84%) SCCM
3 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (5.11%) Terraform
4 6 (4.38%) Ansible
5 5 (3.65%) Packer
6 3 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.19%) SCOrch
6 3 (2.19%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.73%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.73%) Grafana
7 1 (0.73%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.73%) Nessus
7 1 (0.73%) OPNET
7 1 (0.73%) Puppet
7 1 (0.73%) SCOM
7 1 (0.73%) vMotion
7 1 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 134 (97.81%) VMware
2 53 (38.69%) Microsoft
3 48 (35.04%) Dell
4 39 (28.47%) Cisco
4 39 (28.47%) EMC
5 34 (24.82%) Fortinet
6 26 (18.98%) NetApp
7 21 (15.33%) Citrix
8 16 (11.68%) HP
9 11 (8.03%) CheckPoint
10 8 (5.84%) Isilon
10 8 (5.84%) Mitel
11 7 (5.11%) Dell Compellent
11 7 (5.11%) Veeam
12 5 (3.65%) IBM
12 5 (3.65%) Juniper
12 5 (3.65%) Palo Alto
12 5 (3.65%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.92%) CommVault
13 4 (2.92%) Splunk