Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 632 826 839
Rank change year-on-year +194 +13 +39
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 123 248 318
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.33% 1.44% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 96 211 232
Median annual salary £55,000 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.91% -14.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +27.91% -4.44% +5.88%

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 9,222 17,242 16,671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.39% 13.07% 10.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7,412 13,195 13,318
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 8 August 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 8 August 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 +208 43 £62,500 +19.05% 2
South East +107 31 £56,500 -5.83% 16
North of England +160 17 £45,000 +20.00% 8
South West +82 17 £33,000 -2.22% 11
Midlands +124 12 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Yorkshire +109 9 £30,000 -20.00% 2
North West +129 8 £47,500 +46.15% 4
East Midlands - 7 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands +99 5 £45,000 +28.57% 3
East of England +87 2 £61,250 +22.50%
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 123 (100.00%) VMware
2 86 (69.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (69.92%) Windows
3 79 (64.23%) Microsoft
4 78 (63.41%) VMware ESXi
5 77 (62.60%) Active Directory
6 64 (52.03%) Windows Server
7 46 (37.40%) vSphere
8 41 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 41 (33.33%) Azure
9 35 (28.46%) Data Centre
10 34 (27.64%) DNS
11 33 (26.83%) Citrix
11 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (26.02%) Office 365
12 32 (26.02%) DHCP
12 32 (26.02%) SAN
13 31 (25.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 28 (22.76%) Cisco
15 27 (21.95%) Dell
15 27 (21.95%) SCCM
16 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
16 26 (21.14%) MS Exchange
16 26 (21.14%) Linux
17 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
17 24 (19.51%) Firewall
17 24 (19.51%) Hyper-V
18 23 (18.70%) ITIL
18 23 (18.70%) WAN
19 21 (17.07%) Finance

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 (21.14%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.76%) IIS
3 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (8.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (7.32%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.88%) Skype for Business
6 5 (4.07%) Confluence
7 3 (2.44%) SAS
8 2 (1.63%) Apache
8 2 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (33.33%) Azure
2 32 (26.02%) Office 365
3 21 (17.07%) AWS
4 10 (8.13%) IaaS
4 10 (8.13%) Mimecast
5 9 (7.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (5.69%) PaaS
7 6 (4.88%) BPaaS
7 6 (4.88%) SaaS
8 4 (3.25%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.44%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (2.44%) Amazon S3
9 3 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (2.44%) OneDrive
9 3 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (1.63%) GCP
10 2 (1.63%) GitHub
11 1 (0.81%) Akamai
11 1 (0.81%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (27.64%) DNS
2 32 (26.02%) DHCP
2 32 (26.02%) SAN
3 24 (19.51%) Firewall
4 23 (18.70%) WAN
5 19 (15.45%) TCP/IP
6 16 (13.01%) LAN
7 15 (12.20%) VLAN
8 10 (8.13%) VSAN
9 8 (6.50%) Skype
10 7 (5.69%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (5.69%) VPN
11 6 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (4.88%) NetScaler
11 6 (4.88%) Network Security
12 5 (4.07%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (4.07%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (4.07%) Wireless
13 4 (3.25%) iSCSI
13 4 (3.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.50%) SQL Server 2017
3 4 (3.25%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.25%) Big Data
3 4 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
1 6 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.07%) JIRA
3 3 (2.44%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.63%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.63%) FishEye
4 2 (1.63%) GoCD
General
1 21 (17.07%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Law
2 6 (4.88%) Legal
3 4 (3.25%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) Advertising
5 2 (1.63%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (23.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (13.82%) Network Engineer
3 10 (8.13%) Architect
3 10 (8.13%) Consultant
4 9 (7.32%) Server Engineer
4 9 (7.32%) Support Engineer
5 8 (6.50%) Analyst
5 8 (6.50%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (5.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (4.88%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (4.88%) Platform Manager
7 6 (4.88%) VMware Consultant
7 6 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Azure Architect
8 5 (4.07%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) Web Services
2 7 (5.69%) JSON
3 5 (4.07%) .NET
4 3 (2.44%) SAML
5 2 (1.63%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.63%) RESTful
5 2 (1.63%) XML
6 1 (0.81%) .NET Core
6 1 (0.81%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.81%) Flash
6 1 (0.81%) HTML
6 1 (0.81%) LAMP
6 1 (0.81%) LDAP
6 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 35 (28.46%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (10.57%) Replication
4 11 (8.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (8.13%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (8.13%) Public Cloud
6 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.88%) Clustering
8 5 (4.07%) Private Cloud
9 4 (3.25%) Fat Client
9 4 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (3.25%) Thin Client
10 3 (2.44%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.63%) HP Storage
11 2 (1.63%) Over-the-Top Content
12 1 (0.81%) Digital TV
12 1 (0.81%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.81%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 86 (69.92%) Windows
2 64 (52.03%) Windows Server
3 33 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (21.14%) Linux
5 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2016
5 14 (11.38%) Windows Server 2019
6 13 (10.57%) CentOS
7 12 (9.76%) Windows 10
8 10 (8.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.25%) Fedora
10 4 (3.25%) Ubuntu
10 4 (3.25%) Windows 7
11 3 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (2.44%) Unix
12 2 (1.63%) Solaris
13 1 (0.81%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 23 (18.70%) ITIL
3 19 (15.45%) DevOps
4 16 (13.01%) High Availability
5 15 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (10.57%) Service Management
7 11 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (8.94%) Storage Management
8 10 (8.13%) Load Balancing
8 10 (8.13%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.32%) Computer Science
9 9 (7.32%) Infrastructure as Code
9 9 (7.32%) Service Delivery
10 7 (5.69%) Asset Management
10 7 (5.69%) Configuration Management
10 7 (5.69%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (4.88%) Data Modelling
11 6 (4.88%) Server Virtualisation
11 6 (4.88%) SOA
11 6 (4.88%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 17 (13.82%) Python
2 17 (13.82%) SQL
3 7 (5.69%) C
3 7 (5.69%) Java
4 6 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.25%) C#
5 4 (3.25%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.44%) VBScript
7 1 (0.81%) Go
7 1 (0.81%) Perl
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) R
7 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 26 (21.14%) Security Cleared
2 20 (16.26%) SC Cleared
3 16 (13.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (8.94%) CCNA
7 9 (7.32%) MCSE
8 8 (6.50%) CCNP
8 8 (6.50%) VCAP
9 6 (4.88%) DV Cleared
9 6 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (4.07%) Degree
10 5 (4.07%) Linux+ Certification
10 5 (4.07%) VCDX
11 4 (3.25%) CISSP
11 4 (3.25%) GIAC
11 4 (3.25%) MCP
11 4 (3.25%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (3.25%) SANS
11 4 (3.25%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (69.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (63.41%) VMware ESXi
3 77 (62.60%) Active Directory
4 46 (37.40%) vSphere
5 24 (19.51%) Hyper-V
6 20 (16.26%) XenApp
7 17 (13.82%) VMware NSX
8 14 (11.38%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (8.94%) Xen
9 11 (8.94%) XenDesktop
10 9 (7.32%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (6.50%) vCloud
12 7 (5.69%) Docker
12 7 (5.69%) Firmware
13 5 (4.07%) DFS Replication
13 5 (4.07%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (3.25%) NFS
14 4 (3.25%) Samba
14 4 (3.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (21.95%) SCCM
2 10 (8.13%) Ansible
3 9 (7.32%) Kubernetes
4 6 (4.88%) PowerCLI
4 6 (4.88%) vRealize
4 6 (4.88%) WSUS
5 5 (4.07%) Puppet
5 5 (4.07%) SCOM
6 4 (3.25%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (3.25%) IBM BigFix
6 4 (3.25%) Nagios
6 4 (3.25%) OpenNMS
6 4 (3.25%) Terraform
6 4 (3.25%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.44%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.63%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.63%) logstash
8 2 (1.63%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 123 (100.00%) VMware
2 79 (64.23%) Microsoft
3 33 (26.83%) Citrix
4 28 (22.76%) Cisco
5 27 (21.95%) Dell
6 20 (16.26%) NetApp
7 16 (13.01%) EMC
8 13 (10.57%) Red Hat
9 11 (8.94%) SolarWinds
9 11 (8.94%) Veeam
10 9 (7.32%) Oracle
11 8 (6.50%) HP
11 8 (6.50%) Juniper
12 7 (5.69%) CheckPoint
13 6 (4.88%) Atlassian
14 4 (3.25%) BMC
14 4 (3.25%) Cognos
14 4 (3.25%) DevExpress
14 4 (3.25%) Hortonworks
14 4 (3.25%) IBM