Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 721 761 780
Rank change year-on-year +40 +19 +64
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 273 326 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.82% 2.03% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 213 269 314
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +3.45% -13.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,800 £71,250
UK median annual salary £53,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +12.63% +9.20% -8.42%

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 14,981 16,026 14,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.92% 11.52% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11,499 12,574 12,136
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.77%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +5.00%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +30 98 £51,250 -11.64% 19
South West +42 61 £55,000 +57.14% 11
South East +33 54 £65,000 +52.94% 19
Midlands +51 24 £55,000 +42.86% 5
West Midlands +38 21 £55,000 +4.76% 3
North of England +48 20 £36,250 -3.33% 14
East of England +42 16 £33,500 -33.00% 3
Yorkshire +30 15 £37,500 - 4
North West +35 5 £29,000 -10.77% 9
East Midlands +5 3 £37,500 -2.60% 2
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 265 (97.07%) VMware
2 191 (69.96%) Windows
2 191 (69.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 150 (54.95%) Microsoft
4 144 (52.75%) Active Directory
4 144 (52.75%) VMware ESXi
5 127 (46.52%) Windows Server
6 99 (36.26%) Cisco
7 98 (35.90%) PowerShell
8 86 (31.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 75 (27.47%) Azure
9 75 (27.47%) vSphere
10 74 (27.11%) Office 365
11 66 (24.18%) DNS
11 66 (24.18%) Windows 10
12 59 (21.61%) Security Cleared
12 59 (21.61%) ITIL
12 59 (21.61%) Firewall
13 57 (20.88%) Linux
14 53 (19.41%) Veeam
15 52 (19.05%) DHCP
15 52 (19.05%) WAN
16 51 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
17 50 (18.32%) SCCM
18 48 (17.58%) Cisco Certification
18 48 (17.58%) SAN
19 47 (17.22%) Microsoft Office
20 46 (16.85%) LAN
21 44 (16.12%) DV Cleared
21 44 (16.12%) AWS

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 35 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 25 (9.16%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.59%) IIS
4 16 (5.86%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (2.93%) WebSphere
7 7 (2.56%) Tornado
8 5 (1.83%) Apache
8 5 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.47%) Skype for Business
10 3 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.73%) SAS
11 2 (0.73%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (17.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 75 (27.47%) Azure
2 74 (27.11%) Office 365
3 44 (16.12%) AWS
4 15 (5.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.93%) IaaS
6 7 (2.56%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.47%) SaaS
9 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.37%) GCP
10 1 (0.37%) PaaS
10 1 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (24.18%) DNS
2 59 (21.61%) Firewall
3 52 (19.05%) DHCP
3 52 (19.05%) WAN
4 48 (17.58%) SAN
5 46 (16.85%) LAN
6 42 (15.38%) VLAN
7 32 (11.72%) Wireless
8 26 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (9.52%) NAS
9 24 (8.79%) VSAN
10 23 (8.42%) Network Security
11 21 (7.69%) Cisco Firepower
11 21 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
12 20 (7.33%) TCP/IP
13 17 (6.23%) VoIP
14 15 (5.49%) Cisco Nexus
15 14 (5.13%) VPN
16 10 (3.66%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (2.93%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.76%) Big Data
3 5 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (5.86%) MSI
2 4 (1.47%) JIRA
3 3 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.73%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.73%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (9.52%) Legal
2 18 (6.59%) Military
3 17 (6.23%) Aerospace
4 16 (5.86%) Finance
5 10 (3.66%) Law
6 7 (2.56%) Games
7 6 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.83%) Retail
9 3 (1.10%) Marketing
10 2 (0.73%) Advertising
10 2 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.73%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.73%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 74 (27.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (10.26%) Support Engineer
3 23 (8.42%) Consultant
4 20 (7.33%) Administrator
4 20 (7.33%) Developer
5 19 (6.96%) ServiceNow Developer
6 17 (6.23%) Network Engineer
6 17 (6.23%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (5.86%) IT Engineer
8 15 (5.49%) Analyst
8 15 (5.49%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (5.49%) VMware Engineer
9 13 (4.76%) Network Consultant
9 13 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
9 13 (4.76%) Systems Integrator
10 12 (4.40%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (4.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 11 (4.03%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 11 (4.03%) IT Support
12 10 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.20%) SAML
2 4 (1.47%) Web Services
3 3 (1.10%) .NET
3 3 (1.10%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.37%) LDAP
5 1 (0.37%) REST
5 1 (0.37%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.09%) Data Centre
2 31 (11.36%) Private Cloud
3 29 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (10.26%) Public Cloud
5 23 (8.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 19 (6.96%) Replication
7 14 (5.13%) Clustering
8 12 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (4.40%) User Experience
9 11 (4.03%) Management Information System
10 10 (3.66%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.47%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.47%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.47%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (1.10%) Blackberry
14 2 (0.73%) CCTV
14 2 (0.73%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 191 (69.96%) Windows
2 127 (46.52%) Windows Server
3 66 (24.18%) Windows 10
4 57 (20.88%) Linux
5 44 (16.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (10.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (7.33%) CentOS
8 16 (5.86%) Fedora
8 16 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (5.86%) Ubuntu
8 16 (5.86%) Windows 7
9 15 (5.49%) Unix
10 10 (3.66%) Windows 8
11 6 (2.20%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.10%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.73%) Android
14 2 (0.73%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.73%) SUSE
14 2 (0.73%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (31.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 59 (21.61%) ITIL
3 51 (18.68%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (15.02%) Service Delivery
5 39 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (12.09%) Service Management
7 25 (9.16%) High Availability
8 24 (8.79%) Configuration Management
9 22 (8.06%) DevOps
9 22 (8.06%) Load Balancing
10 21 (7.69%) Analytics
11 20 (7.33%) ITSM
11 20 (7.33%) Mentoring
11 20 (7.33%) Network Virtualisation
12 17 (6.23%) Actionable Insight
12 17 (6.23%) NsoIT
12 17 (6.23%) Workflow
13 16 (5.86%) Change Management
13 16 (5.86%) Presales
14 15 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 98 (35.90%) PowerShell
2 29 (10.62%) Python
3 28 (10.26%) Java
4 24 (8.79%) C
4 24 (8.79%) SQL
5 17 (6.23%) Bash Shell
6 12 (4.40%) Perl
7 8 (2.93%) R
7 8 (2.93%) VBScript
8 6 (2.20%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.47%) Ruby
9 4 (1.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (21.61%) Security Cleared
2 48 (17.58%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (16.12%) DV Cleared
4 37 (13.55%) SC Cleared
5 34 (12.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (11.36%) CCNP
7 27 (9.89%) CCNA
8 24 (8.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (6.59%) CCDP
9 18 (6.59%) CCIE
10 17 (6.23%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 16 (5.86%) Degree
11 16 (5.86%) MCSE
12 13 (4.76%) CISSP
12 13 (4.76%) GIAC
12 13 (4.76%) SANS
13 12 (4.40%) CompTIA Security+
13 12 (4.40%) Linux+ Certification
13 12 (4.40%) Network+ Certification
13 12 (4.40%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.76%) SLA
2 5 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.47%) NIST
4 2 (0.73%) NCSC
4 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.73%) QA
4 2 (0.73%) RMADS
5 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.37%) GDPR
5 1 (0.37%) GxP
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 191 (69.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 144 (52.75%) Active Directory
2 144 (52.75%) VMware ESXi
3 75 (27.47%) vSphere
4 29 (10.62%) VMware NSX
5 23 (8.42%) vCloud
6 19 (6.96%) Docker
7 18 (6.59%) Hyper-V
7 18 (6.59%) NFS
8 17 (6.23%) XenApp
9 14 (5.13%) VirtualBox
9 14 (5.13%) Xen
10 13 (4.76%) Samba
11 10 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
12 6 (2.20%) XenDesktop
13 5 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (1.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 2 (0.73%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.73%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (18.32%) SCCM
2 26 (9.52%) WSUS
3 25 (9.16%) Ansible
4 23 (8.42%) Puppet
5 19 (6.96%) vRealize
6 17 (6.23%) Kubernetes
6 17 (6.23%) SCOM
7 15 (5.49%) Nagios
8 14 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
8 14 (5.13%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (4.76%) OpenNMS
9 13 (4.76%) ZABBIX
10 11 (4.03%) Backup Exec
11 8 (2.93%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (2.56%) Avamar
12 7 (2.56%) PowerCLI
12 7 (2.56%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 6 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (1.83%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 265 (97.07%) VMware
2 150 (54.95%) Microsoft
3 99 (36.26%) Cisco
4 53 (19.41%) Veeam
5 42 (15.38%) NetApp
6 41 (15.02%) Dell
7 37 (13.55%) SolarWinds
8 36 (13.19%) Citrix
9 26 (9.52%) McAfee
9 26 (9.52%) ServiceNow
10 25 (9.16%) Oracle
11 24 (8.79%) EMC
12 21 (7.69%) HP
12 21 (7.69%) Meraki
13 20 (7.33%) Atlassian
14 19 (6.96%) Red Hat
15 16 (5.86%) Juniper
15 16 (5.86%) Symantec
16 13 (4.76%) Cloudera
16 13 (4.76%) Hortonworks