Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 764 767 851
Rank change year-on-year +3 +84 -53
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 333 430 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.26% 0.19%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.05% 2.83% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 277 333 250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.23% +9.41%
10th Percentile £31,850 £31,250 £31,725
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +9.41%

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 16,249 15,213 14,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 11.54% 9.26% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12,773 12,441 11,872
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,750
% change year-on-year +9.52% +1.45% +3.50%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in England

vCenter Server
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vCenter Server in England.

Salary trend for vCenter Server in England

vCenter Server
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vCenter Server in England over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019. 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 -19 122 £55,750 +3.76% 18
South East +12 80 £42,500 +6.25% 19
South West +37 41 £35,000 -17.65% 17
East of England +26 35 £50,000 -25.93% 1
North of England +47 32 £37,500 -6.25% 17
Midlands +6 21 £38,500 -1.28% 2
Yorkshire +44 20 £37,500 -6.25% 12
East Midlands +31 15 £38,500 +13.24% 1
North West +34 11 £32,500 -26.97% 4
West Midlands -11 6 £40,000 +2.56% 1
North East +14 1 £28,000 -37.78% 1
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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.

1 315 (94.59%) VMware
2 239 (71.77%) Windows
3 237 (71.17%) VMware ESXi
4 221 (66.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 184 (55.26%) Microsoft
6 179 (53.75%) Windows Server
7 155 (46.55%) Active Directory
8 125 (37.54%) Linux
9 98 (29.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 95 (28.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 92 (27.63%) PowerShell
12 90 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 87 (26.13%) Cisco
14 86 (25.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 81 (24.32%) SQL Server
15 81 (24.32%) Firewall
15 81 (24.32%) vSphere
16 80 (24.02%) Microsoft Certification
17 75 (22.52%) DNS
18 71 (21.32%) ITIL
19 65 (19.52%) Hyper-V
20 62 (18.62%) SAN
20 62 (18.62%) NetApp
21 61 (18.32%) Office 365
22 59 (17.72%) Data Centre
23 57 (17.12%) DHCP
23 57 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
24 56 (16.82%) Ansible
25 55 (16.52%) Security Cleared
25 55 (16.52%) Bash Shell

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 49 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 43 (12.91%) SharePoint
3 20 (6.01%) IIS
4 15 (4.50%) Skype for Business
5 14 (4.20%) OpenStack
6 12 (3.60%) Apache
7 11 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (3.30%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.60%) Confluence
11 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.30%) SAS
11 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (8.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.90%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 95 (28.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (18.32%) Office 365
3 40 (12.01%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (9.01%) IaaS
5 13 (3.90%) SaaS
6 10 (3.00%) OpenShift
6 10 (3.00%) PaaS
7 9 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (2.40%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (2.10%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (2.10%) BPaaS
10 6 (1.80%) Amazon S3
10 6 (1.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.60%) G Suite
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.30%) GitHub
13 1 (0.30%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 81 (24.32%) Firewall
2 75 (22.52%) DNS
3 62 (18.62%) SAN
4 57 (17.12%) DHCP
5 41 (12.31%) TCP/IP
6 40 (12.01%) VLAN
7 29 (8.71%) VPN
8 25 (7.51%) iSCSI
8 25 (7.51%) LAN
9 23 (6.91%) MPLS
10 19 (5.71%) VoIP
10 19 (5.71%) WAN
11 18 (5.41%) FCoE
11 18 (5.41%) SNMP
12 17 (5.11%) NetScaler
13 16 (4.80%) NAS
14 13 (3.90%) Fibre Channel
15 12 (3.60%) Network Security
16 11 (3.30%) Cisco Nexus
17 10 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.50%) Big Data
4 8 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (1.80%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.20%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.20%) MySQL
8 4 (1.20%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.30%) DB2
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.30%) Redis
10 1 (0.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (8.71%) JIRA
2 16 (4.80%) Redmine
3 15 (4.50%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.30%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.70%) Bitbucket
5 9 (2.70%) git-flow
5 9 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.60%) Ant
6 2 (0.60%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.60%) gcov
6 2 (0.60%) Maven
6 2 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.60%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.60%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.30%) FishEye
7 1 (0.30%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.30%) GitLab
7 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (12.61%) Finance
2 16 (4.80%) Games
3 14 (4.20%) Advertising
4 6 (1.80%) Billing
5 4 (1.20%) Legal
6 3 (0.90%) Retail
7 2 (0.60%) Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (9.91%) Linux Engineer
3 30 (9.01%) Administrator
3 30 (9.01%) Architect
4 29 (8.71%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (6.91%) Consultant
6 22 (6.61%) IT Engineer
7 21 (6.31%) Support Engineer
8 20 (6.01%) IT Support
8 20 (6.01%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (6.01%) Windows Engineer
9 19 (5.71%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 18 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
10 18 (5.41%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (4.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 16 (4.80%) DevOps Engineer
12 15 (4.50%) Platform Engineer
12 15 (4.50%) Wintel Engineer
13 14 (4.20%) Cloud Architect
13 14 (4.20%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.90%) Web Services
2 11 (3.30%) JSON
3 10 (3.00%) Middleware
4 9 (2.70%) REST
5 5 (1.50%) LDAP
6 3 (0.90%) LAMP
7 2 (0.60%) HTML
8 1 (0.30%) COM
8 1 (0.30%) Kafka
8 1 (0.30%) Web Services Management
8 1 (0.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 30 (9.01%) Public Cloud
3 21 (6.31%) Clustering
4 16 (4.80%) Private Cloud
5 15 (4.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 15 (4.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (4.20%) Replication
7 10 (3.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 8 (2.40%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.10%) Cybercrime
10 6 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.80%) EMC VNX
10 6 (1.80%) FMCG
11 5 (1.50%) CMDB
11 5 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
11 5 (1.50%) Derivative
11 5 (1.50%) User Experience
12 4 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 239 (71.77%) Windows
2 179 (53.75%) Windows Server
3 125 (37.54%) Linux
4 98 (29.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (10.51%) CentOS
7 32 (9.61%) Windows 10
8 27 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (7.21%) Windows 7
10 21 (6.31%) Ubuntu
11 16 (4.80%) Data ONTAP
12 12 (3.60%) Mac OS X
13 11 (3.30%) Fedora
14 10 (3.00%) Unix
14 10 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (2.70%) VMS
16 7 (2.10%) Apple iOS
17 6 (1.80%) Windows 2000
17 6 (1.80%) Windows NT
18 5 (1.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (25.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 71 (21.32%) ITIL
3 57 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (10.81%) Mentoring
6 34 (10.21%) High Availability
6 34 (10.21%) Service Management
7 32 (9.61%) DevOps
8 29 (8.71%) Configuration Management
8 29 (8.71%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (8.71%) Problem Management
9 28 (8.41%) Systems Engineering
10 24 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (7.21%) Storage Management
11 23 (6.91%) Service Delivery
11 23 (6.91%) Software Engineering
12 22 (6.61%) Change Management
13 20 (6.01%) Computer Science
13 20 (6.01%) Line Management
14 19 (5.71%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 92 (27.63%) PowerShell
2 55 (16.52%) Bash Shell
3 51 (15.32%) SQL
4 41 (12.31%) Python
5 33 (9.91%) C
6 12 (3.60%) Korn
7 10 (3.00%) Java
8 6 (1.80%) VB
8 6 (1.80%) VBScript
9 5 (1.50%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.50%) Perl
10 2 (0.60%) C#
10 2 (0.60%) C++
10 2 (0.60%) Groovy
10 2 (0.60%) PHP
10 2 (0.60%) R
Qualifications
1 80 (24.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (16.52%) Security Cleared
2 55 (16.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 54 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (14.71%) MCSE
5 34 (10.21%) CCNA
5 34 (10.21%) DV Cleared
6 31 (9.31%) MCSA
7 27 (8.11%) Degree
8 26 (7.81%) CISSP
9 22 (6.61%) Linux+ Certification
10 21 (6.31%) CCNP
10 21 (6.31%) Network+ Certification
11 20 (6.01%) CompTIA Security+
11 20 (6.01%) GIAC
11 20 (6.01%) SANS
11 20 (6.01%) SSCP
12 11 (3.30%) RHCE
13 7 (2.10%) RHCSA
13 7 (2.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.31%) SLA
2 8 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.10%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.20%) GDPR
5 2 (0.60%) Government Security Classifications
5 2 (0.60%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.60%) RMADS
System Software
1 237 (71.17%) VMware ESXi
2 221 (66.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (46.55%) Active Directory
4 81 (24.32%) vSphere
5 65 (19.52%) Hyper-V
6 40 (12.01%) Docker
7 39 (11.71%) XenApp
8 34 (10.21%) VMware NSX
9 30 (9.01%) NFS
10 29 (8.71%) XenDesktop
11 23 (6.91%) Virtual Machines
12 22 (6.61%) VirtualBox
13 20 (6.01%) vCloud
13 20 (6.01%) Xen
14 19 (5.71%) Samba
15 15 (4.50%) DFS Replication
16 13 (3.90%) Microsoft App-V
17 8 (2.40%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 6 (1.80%) Firmware
18 6 (1.80%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 56 (16.82%) Ansible
2 54 (16.22%) Puppet
2 54 (16.22%) SCCM
3 34 (10.21%) Nagios
4 33 (9.91%) SCOM
4 33 (9.91%) vRealize
5 31 (9.31%) Kubernetes
6 28 (8.41%) Docker Swarm
7 22 (6.61%) Backup Exec
8 15 (4.50%) WSUS
9 14 (4.20%) Microsoft Clustering
10 13 (3.90%) IBM BigFix
11 11 (3.30%) NetBackup
11 11 (3.30%) OpenNMS
11 11 (3.30%) SCVMM
11 11 (3.30%) ZABBIX
12 10 (3.00%) Terraform
12 10 (3.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 8 (2.40%) Failover Clustering
13 8 (2.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 315 (94.59%) VMware
2 184 (55.26%) Microsoft
3 87 (26.13%) Cisco
4 62 (18.62%) NetApp
5 53 (15.92%) Citrix
6 48 (14.41%) Veeam
7 46 (13.81%) EMC
7 46 (13.81%) HP
8 41 (12.31%) SolarWinds
9 35 (10.51%) Red Hat
10 34 (10.21%) Dell
11 23 (6.91%) Veritas
12 20 (6.01%) IBM
13 15 (4.50%) Nimble Storage
14 14 (4.20%) Symantec
15 13 (3.90%) Avaya
16 12 (3.60%) ServiceNow
17 11 (3.30%) Cloudera
17 11 (3.30%) Hortonworks
18 10 (3.00%) BMC