Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 653 703 777
Rank change year-on-year +50 +74 -23
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 161 258 314
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.25% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.28% 1.86% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 136 208 261
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,925 £31,875
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,188 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,750 £55,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.82% +27.91% -10.42%
75th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,250 £70,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +27.91% -4.44%

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 12,541 13,841 16,757
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.78% 13.41% 12.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10,132 10,995 13,236
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,000
25th Percentile £47,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 +55 62 £67,250 +16.96% 11
North of England +51 33 £45,500 +7.06% 2
Midlands +47 31 £67,500 +22.73% 7
West Midlands +11 22 £70,000 +27.27% 6
South East +55 19 £60,500 +0.83% 8
North West +41 14 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +7 14 £46,000 +8.24%
South West -32 12 £60,000 +20.00% 4
East Midlands +21 9 £32,500 -23.53% 1
North East - 5 £47,500 -
East of England +58 4 £45,000 -18.18% 1
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 154 (95.65%) VMware
2 89 (55.28%) Windows
2 89 (55.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 84 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
4 80 (49.69%) Active Directory
5 71 (44.10%) Microsoft
5 71 (44.10%) PowerShell
6 66 (40.99%) Azure
7 58 (36.02%) vSphere
7 58 (36.02%) Windows Server
8 49 (30.43%) SAN
9 48 (29.81%) Microsoft 365
10 46 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 36 (22.36%) Dell
12 33 (20.50%) Finance
12 33 (20.50%) VSAN
13 32 (19.88%) HP
13 32 (19.88%) Cisco
14 31 (19.25%) Firewall
14 31 (19.25%) Data Centre
15 29 (18.01%) vRealize
16 28 (17.39%) Clustering
17 27 (16.77%) EMC
17 27 (16.77%) Microsoft Clustering
18 26 (16.15%) VMware NSX
18 26 (16.15%) DNS
18 26 (16.15%) MS Exchange
19 25 (15.53%) Windows 10
20 24 (14.91%) Linux
21 22 (13.66%) ITIL

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 26 (16.15%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.21%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.48%) OpenROAD
5 3 (1.86%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.86%) IIS
6 2 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.24%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 66 (40.99%) Azure
2 48 (29.81%) Microsoft 365
3 22 (13.66%) AWS
3 22 (13.66%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (6.83%) IaaS
5 10 (6.21%) SaaS
6 8 (4.97%) PaaS
7 3 (1.86%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 3 (1.86%) GCP
7 3 (1.86%) Google Workspace
8 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.24%) Cloud Run
8 2 (1.24%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.62%) AWS IoT
9 1 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.62%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.62%) Cloud Functions
9 1 (0.62%) Logic Apps
9 1 (0.62%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.62%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 49 (30.43%) SAN
2 33 (20.50%) VSAN
3 31 (19.25%) Firewall
4 26 (16.15%) DNS
5 21 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 13 (8.07%) DHCP
7 10 (6.21%) SMTP
8 7 (4.35%) LAN
8 7 (4.35%) WAN
9 6 (3.73%) Skype
10 5 (3.11%) Network Security
11 4 (2.48%) FTP
11 4 (2.48%) MPLS
11 4 (2.48%) VLAN
11 4 (2.48%) VoIP
12 3 (1.86%) NetScaler
13 2 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (0.62%) IPv6
14 1 (0.62%) SD-WAN
14 1 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.48%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (2.48%) Ingres
3 3 (1.86%) Big Data
3 3 (1.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.86%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.24%) MySQL
5 1 (0.62%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.62%) DB2
5 1 (0.62%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.24%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (20.50%) Finance
2 20 (12.42%) Banking
3 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.86%) Law
5 2 (1.24%) Legal
5 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.62%) Billing
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Marketing
6 1 (0.62%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 42 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (20.50%) VMware Engineer
3 23 (14.29%) Architect
4 20 (12.42%) Support Engineer
5 15 (9.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (9.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (8.70%) VMware Architect
7 13 (8.07%) Technical Leader
8 12 (7.45%) Infrastructure Architect
8 12 (7.45%) Storage Engineer
9 11 (6.83%) Analyst
9 11 (6.83%) Consultant
10 10 (6.21%) Senior Architect
10 10 (6.21%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
10 10 (6.21%) Senior VMware Architect
10 10 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (5.59%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (5.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.59%) Backup Engineer
11 9 (5.59%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.83%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.48%) .NET
2 4 (2.48%) Entity Framework
2 4 (2.48%) Middleware
2 4 (2.48%) WCF
2 4 (2.48%) WPF
3 2 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.24%) REST
3 2 (1.24%) Web Services
4 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.62%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.25%) Data Centre
2 28 (17.39%) Clustering
3 14 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (7.45%) Client/Server
4 12 (7.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (5.59%) EMC VNXe
5 9 (5.59%) FlexPod
5 9 (5.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 7 (4.35%) PKI
7 6 (3.73%) Cloud Native
7 6 (3.73%) Public Cloud
8 5 (3.11%) Replication
9 4 (2.48%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.86%) Cybercrime
10 3 (1.86%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.86%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.86%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.24%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.24%) EMC VNX
11 2 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (55.28%) Windows
2 58 (36.02%) Windows Server
3 25 (15.53%) Windows 10
4 24 (14.91%) Linux
5 21 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (10.56%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (7.45%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (3.73%) CentOS
9 6 (3.73%) VMS
10 5 (3.11%) Android
11 3 (1.86%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.24%) Fedora
12 2 (1.24%) Unix
12 2 (1.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (13.66%) ITIL
3 19 (11.80%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (11.18%) Change Management
5 17 (10.56%) DevOps
5 17 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (9.32%) Migration
6 15 (9.32%) Service Management
7 13 (8.07%) Change Control
7 13 (8.07%) Infrastructure as Code
7 13 (8.07%) Service Delivery
8 12 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (6.83%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.59%) Data Centre Operations
10 9 (5.59%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.59%) Proactive Monitoring
10 9 (5.59%) Task Automation
11 8 (4.97%) Fintech
12 7 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 71 (44.10%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.32%) Python
3 13 (8.07%) Bash Shell
3 13 (8.07%) C
3 13 (8.07%) SQL
4 6 (3.73%) C#
5 4 (2.48%) Ingres ABF
6 2 (1.24%) C++
6 2 (1.24%) Go
6 2 (1.24%) Java
6 2 (1.24%) Ruby
7 1 (0.62%) Perl
7 1 (0.62%) PHP
7 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.62%) VB
7 1 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (8.07%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (8.07%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.21%) CCNA
2 10 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (6.21%) MCSE
3 7 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.11%) CCNP
4 5 (3.11%) Degree
4 5 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.86%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.86%) MCSA
6 2 (1.24%) CISSP
6 2 (1.24%) CompTIA Security+
6 2 (1.24%) GIAC
6 2 (1.24%) Linux+ Certification
6 2 (1.24%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (1.24%) SANS
6 2 (1.24%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) GDPR
2 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.62%) JSP 440
System Software
1 89 (55.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 84 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
3 80 (49.69%) Active Directory
4 58 (36.02%) vSphere
5 26 (16.15%) VMware NSX
6 18 (11.18%) vCloud
7 9 (5.59%) Hyper-V
7 9 (5.59%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (3.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (3.73%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (3.11%) Docker
11 4 (2.48%) NFS
12 3 (1.86%) Firmware
13 2 (1.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (1.24%) Samba
13 2 (1.24%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.24%) VirtualBox
13 2 (1.24%) VMware Server
13 2 (1.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 29 (18.01%) vRealize
2 27 (16.77%) Microsoft Clustering
3 19 (11.80%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (8.07%) SCCM
5 10 (6.21%) SCOrch
6 7 (4.35%) PowerCLI
6 7 (4.35%) SCOM
6 7 (4.35%) SCVMM
6 7 (4.35%) Terraform
7 6 (3.73%) Ansible
8 4 (2.48%) Kubernetes
8 4 (2.48%) Puppet
9 2 (1.24%) Docker Swarm
9 2 (1.24%) Grafana
9 2 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.24%) Nagios
9 2 (1.24%) OfficeScan
9 2 (1.24%) OpenNMS
9 2 (1.24%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.24%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 154 (95.65%) VMware
2 71 (44.10%) Microsoft
3 36 (22.36%) Dell
4 32 (19.88%) Cisco
4 32 (19.88%) HP
5 27 (16.77%) EMC
6 21 (13.04%) Veeam
7 20 (12.42%) Fortinet
8 15 (9.32%) NetApp
9 11 (6.83%) Dell Compellent
9 11 (6.83%) Nimble Storage
10 10 (6.21%) Red Hat
11 9 (5.59%) Citrix
11 9 (5.59%) Isilon
12 8 (4.97%) Juniper
13 6 (3.73%) Google
13 6 (3.73%) IBM
14 5 (3.11%) Xamarin
15 4 (2.48%) 3PAR
15 4 (2.48%) Actian