Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 848 571 826
Rank change year-on-year -277 +255 +21
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 132 94 242
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.71% 1.27% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 118 66 191
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,125 £28,500
25th Percentile £39,313 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £59,500 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.76% +35.23% -7.37%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,125 £72,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +25.00% -2.22%

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 18,635 7,373 17,248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.33% 16.82% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11,981 6,161 13,250
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £58,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +6.84% +6.36%
75th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £91,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.84% +7.83% +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 27 September 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 27 September 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 -245 32 £72,000 +6.67% 8
South East -178 28 £55,000 -10.20% 12
Midlands -115 25 £42,500 +6.25% 5
South West -94 20 £46,500 +25.63% 12
North of England -118 18 £50,000 +42.86% 10
North West -76 17 £50,000 - 6
East Midlands -74 15 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Midlands -97 10 £71,250 +78.13% 3
East of England -88 8 £30,000 -42.86% 5
North East -32 1 £55,000 +25.00% 2
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 117 (88.64%) VMware
2 78 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (57.58%) VMware ESXi
4 74 (56.06%) Azure
5 67 (50.76%) Windows
6 62 (46.97%) Microsoft
7 60 (45.45%) Active Directory
8 57 (43.18%) vSphere
9 50 (37.88%) Windows Server
10 43 (32.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 43 (32.58%) PowerShell
11 39 (29.55%) Social Skills
12 37 (28.03%) Microsoft 365
13 35 (26.52%) AWS
13 35 (26.52%) Cisco
13 35 (26.52%) DNS
14 31 (23.48%) SAN
15 30 (22.73%) Azure Active Directory
16 29 (21.97%) DevOps
17 28 (21.21%) HP
18 26 (19.70%) Python
18 26 (19.70%) Firewall
19 25 (18.94%) MS Exchange
19 25 (18.94%) Data Centre
20 24 (18.18%) WAN
20 24 (18.18%) Clustering
21 23 (17.42%) Finance
21 23 (17.42%) DHCP
21 23 (17.42%) Linux
21 23 (17.42%) SQL

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 25 (18.94%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.85%) IIS
3 7 (5.30%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (5.30%) Cloud Foundry
4 6 (4.55%) OpenROAD
4 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (2.27%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 74 (56.06%) Azure
2 37 (28.03%) Microsoft 365
3 35 (26.52%) AWS
4 30 (22.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (16.67%) PaaS
6 20 (15.15%) IaaS
7 13 (9.85%) SaaS
8 10 (7.58%) OpenShift
9 8 (6.06%) GCP
10 7 (5.30%) Amazon EKS
10 7 (5.30%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (5.30%) IBM Cloud
10 7 (5.30%) MinIO
10 7 (5.30%) Stackdriver
11 6 (4.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 6 (4.55%) Azure Storage
12 3 (2.27%) OneDrive
13 2 (1.52%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.52%) DNS
2 31 (23.48%) SAN
3 26 (19.70%) Firewall
4 24 (18.18%) WAN
5 23 (17.42%) DHCP
6 22 (16.67%) LAN
7 19 (14.39%) VSAN
8 15 (11.36%) VPN
9 13 (9.85%) VLAN
10 11 (8.33%) Network Security
11 10 (7.58%) FTP
11 10 (7.58%) TCP/IP
12 9 (6.82%) SD-WAN
13 8 (6.06%) WLAN
14 6 (4.55%) NetScaler
15 5 (3.79%) Software-Defined Networking
15 5 (3.79%) Wireless
16 4 (3.03%) BGP
16 4 (3.03%) MPLS
16 4 (3.03%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 12 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (4.55%) Ingres
3 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.27%) Big Data
5 2 (1.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.30%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.30%) GitLab
3 6 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (29.55%) Social Skills
2 23 (17.42%) Finance
3 11 (8.33%) Banking
4 9 (6.82%) Telecoms
5 8 (6.06%) Organisational Skills
5 8 (6.06%) Retail
6 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.30%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (4.55%) Law
8 3 (2.27%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.52%) Electronics
9 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.52%) Front Office
9 2 (1.52%) Games
9 2 (1.52%) Legal
9 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.52%) Marketing
10 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (25.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (13.64%) Support Engineer
3 17 (12.88%) VMware Engineer
4 14 (10.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 14 (10.61%) Architect
4 14 (10.61%) Network Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (7.58%) Analyst
5 10 (7.58%) Consultant
6 8 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (6.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (5.30%) Storage Engineer
7 7 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (5.30%) 802.1X
2 7 (5.30%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (5.30%) Kafka
2 7 (5.30%) Node.js
3 6 (4.55%) Entity Framework
3 6 (4.55%) WCF
3 6 (4.55%) Web Services
3 6 (4.55%) WPF
4 5 (3.79%) REST
5 4 (3.03%) Middleware
6 3 (2.27%) .NET
7 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.76%) LAMP
8 1 (0.76%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.94%) Data Centre
2 24 (18.18%) Clustering
3 15 (11.36%) Public Cloud
4 12 (9.09%) Cloud Native
5 11 (8.33%) Replication
6 7 (5.30%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (5.30%) Legacy Systems
7 5 (3.79%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.79%) Smartphone
8 4 (3.03%) Driving Licence
8 4 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.03%) PKI
9 3 (2.27%) EMC VNX
9 3 (2.27%) FlexPod
9 3 (2.27%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.52%) EMC VNXe
10 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (1.52%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 67 (50.76%) Windows
2 50 (37.88%) Windows Server
3 23 (17.42%) Linux
4 16 (12.12%) Windows 10
5 11 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.82%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (6.06%) Windows 7
8 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
9 4 (3.03%) Windows 8
9 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.76%) AIX
10 1 (0.76%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (0.76%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (21.97%) DevOps
3 23 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (16.67%) ITIL
5 19 (14.39%) Migration
6 16 (12.12%) Load Balancing
6 16 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (10.61%) Service Management
8 13 (9.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 13 (9.85%) Mentoring
8 13 (9.85%) Scrum
9 12 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
10 11 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
11 10 (7.58%) Change Management
11 10 (7.58%) Coaching
11 10 (7.58%) Problem Management
12 9 (6.82%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (6.82%) Deployment Automation
12 9 (6.82%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.58%) PowerShell
2 26 (19.70%) Python
3 23 (17.42%) SQL
4 14 (10.61%) C#
4 14 (10.61%) Java
5 8 (6.06%) C
6 7 (5.30%) Bash Shell
6 7 (5.30%) Go
7 6 (4.55%) Ingres ABF
8 5 (3.79%) C++
8 5 (3.79%) Ruby
9 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.76%) Perl
9 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (12.88%) CCNA
3 15 (11.36%) Security Cleared
4 11 (8.33%) Degree
5 10 (7.58%) CCNP
6 9 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.30%) Master's Degree
8 7 (5.30%) MCSE
9 5 (3.79%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.52%) MCSA
11 2 (1.52%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.52%) PMP
11 2 (1.52%) VCAP
11 2 (1.52%) VCP5
12 1 (0.76%) CCSA
12 1 (0.76%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.76%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 78 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 76 (57.58%) VMware ESXi
3 60 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 57 (43.18%) vSphere
5 14 (10.61%) Hyper-V
6 10 (7.58%) Docker
6 10 (7.58%) KVM
6 10 (7.58%) VMware NSX
7 8 (6.06%) Terminal Server
7 8 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (5.30%) Ceph
8 7 (5.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (3.79%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.27%) DFS Replication
10 3 (2.27%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.27%) vCloud
10 3 (2.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.52%) Firmware
11 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (17.42%) Microsoft Intune
2 19 (14.39%) vRealize
3 16 (12.12%) Microsoft Clustering
4 14 (10.61%) SCCM
5 12 (9.09%) Ansible
5 12 (9.09%) PowerCLI
5 12 (9.09%) SCOrch
6 10 (7.58%) Kubernetes
6 10 (7.58%) SCOM
7 8 (6.06%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (6.06%) Puppet
8 7 (5.30%) Prometheus
8 7 (5.30%) Salt
8 7 (5.30%) ZABBIX
9 6 (4.55%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 6 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (3.79%) NetBackup
10 5 (3.79%) WSUS
11 4 (3.03%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 117 (88.64%) VMware
2 62 (46.97%) Microsoft
3 35 (26.52%) Cisco
4 28 (21.21%) HP
5 13 (9.85%) Red Hat
5 13 (9.85%) SolarWinds
6 12 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
6 12 (9.09%) Veeam
7 10 (7.58%) Citrix
7 10 (7.58%) Juniper
8 9 (6.82%) Dell
8 9 (6.82%) EMC
8 9 (6.82%) SAP
9 8 (6.06%) 3PAR
9 8 (6.06%) IBM
9 8 (6.06%) NetApp
10 7 (5.30%) AppDynamics
10 7 (5.30%) Dynatrace
10 7 (5.30%) Google
10 7 (5.30%) McAfee