Period
to 26 September 2018

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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 844 794
Rank change year-on-year +5 -50 -33
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 307 320 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.88% 2.15% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 238 275 378
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -15.00% +17.65%

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 16,301 14,909 16,303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.44% 8.94% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 13,123 12,218 13,430
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 26 September 2018.

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 26 September 2018. 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 -2 87 £55,000 +2.36% 20
South East -14 77 £53,525 +33.81% 5
North of England +34 52 £38,500 +4.79% 14
Yorkshire +35 37 £38,500 +2.67% 9
East of England +45 32 £67,500 +35.00% 1
South West +22 32 £40,000 -5.88% 7
Midlands +27 25 £42,500 +21.43% 6
West Midlands +21 17 £52,000 +48.57% 5
North West +21 13 £44,500 +27.14% 4
East Midlands +10 8 £37,500 +47.06% 1
North East - 2 £28,000 - 1
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2018, 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.

1 302 (98.37%) VMware
2 244 (79.48%) Windows
3 229 (74.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 228 (74.27%) VMware ESXi
5 169 (55.05%) Active Directory
6 168 (54.72%) Windows Server
7 162 (52.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 154 (50.16%) Microsoft
9 143 (46.58%) Linux
10 113 (36.81%) vSphere
11 98 (31.92%) Microsoft Azure
12 81 (26.38%) Firewall
13 77 (25.08%) Service Management
13 77 (25.08%) Cisco
14 75 (24.43%) Hyper-V
15 73 (23.78%) SAN
16 69 (22.48%) DNS
17 66 (21.50%) SQL Server
18 65 (21.17%) Data Centre
19 64 (20.85%) PowerShell
20 61 (19.87%) ITIL
21 56 (18.24%) EMC
22 53 (17.26%) Bash Shell
22 53 (17.26%) Ansible
23 52 (16.94%) BMC
24 51 (16.61%) Citrix
24 51 (16.61%) Finance
24 51 (16.61%) Root Cause Analysis
25 50 (16.29%) Puppet
25 50 (16.29%) vRealize

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 48 (15.64%) MS Exchange
2 46 (14.98%) IIS
3 19 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (5.86%) OpenStack
5 16 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (3.91%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.95%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
8 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.65%) Apache
10 2 (0.65%) Confluence
10 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (8.47%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 98 (31.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (13.36%) Office 365
3 31 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (6.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (2.93%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.63%) IaaS
7 4 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.30%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.98%) PaaS
9 2 (0.65%) SaaS
10 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 81 (26.38%) Firewall
2 73 (23.78%) SAN
3 69 (22.48%) DNS
4 44 (14.33%) TCP/IP
5 41 (13.36%) DHCP
6 26 (8.47%) NetScaler
7 23 (7.49%) iSCSI
8 22 (7.17%) Internet
8 22 (7.17%) SNMP
9 17 (5.54%) NAS
10 16 (5.21%) FCoE
11 15 (4.89%) LAN
11 15 (4.89%) Network Security
12 13 (4.23%) WAN
13 11 (3.58%) VLAN
13 11 (3.58%) VPN
14 10 (3.26%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (3.26%) VSAN
15 9 (2.93%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (2.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (21.50%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.21%) Big Data
3 4 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (0.98%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.33%) DB2
6 1 (0.33%) MySQL
6 1 (0.33%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.33%) Redis
6 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (8.47%) Jenkins
2 18 (5.86%) JIRA
3 16 (5.21%) Redmine
4 10 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.98%) MSI
5 3 (0.98%) WiX
6 2 (0.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.33%) GitLab
General
1 51 (16.61%) Finance
2 18 (5.86%) Games
3 10 (3.26%) Marketing
4 9 (2.93%) Advertising
5 7 (2.28%) Retail
6 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.65%) Law
6 2 (0.65%) Legal
6 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Banking
7 1 (0.33%) Military
7 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (46.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 50 (16.29%) VMware Engineer
3 47 (15.31%) Linux Engineer
4 35 (11.40%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 34 (11.07%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
6 27 (8.79%) Windows Engineer
7 24 (7.82%) Administrator
8 23 (7.49%) Platform Engineer
9 22 (7.17%) Infrastructure Support
9 22 (7.17%) Support Engineer
9 22 (7.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (6.51%) Systems Engineer
11 18 (5.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 18 (5.86%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (5.21%) Network Engineer
13 15 (4.89%) Analyst
13 15 (4.89%) Wintel Engineer
14 14 (4.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 14 (4.56%) Architect
14 14 (4.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.12%) Middleware
2 6 (1.95%) Web Services
3 5 (1.63%) .NET
4 4 (1.30%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.98%) 802.1X
5 3 (0.98%) Angular 2
5 3 (0.98%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.98%) CSS
5 3 (0.98%) Dapper ORM
5 3 (0.98%) Entity Framework
5 3 (0.98%) HTML
5 3 (0.98%) MFC
5 3 (0.98%) NHibernate
5 3 (0.98%) WCF
5 3 (0.98%) WPF
6 2 (0.65%) COM
6 2 (0.65%) REST
6 2 (0.65%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (21.17%) Data Centre
2 39 (12.70%) Private Cloud
3 33 (10.75%) Public Cloud
4 25 (8.14%) EMC VNX
5 23 (7.49%) Enterprise Storage
6 22 (7.17%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (6.19%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (4.89%) Computer Science
9 11 (3.58%) Management Information System
10 9 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (2.61%) Clustering
11 8 (2.61%) HP Storage
12 6 (1.95%) User Experience
13 5 (1.63%) Cybercrime
13 5 (1.63%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (1.63%) PKI
14 4 (1.30%) EMC VMAX
14 4 (1.30%) EMC VNXe
14 4 (1.30%) Mainframe
14 4 (1.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 244 (79.48%) Windows
2 168 (54.72%) Windows Server
3 143 (46.58%) Linux
4 42 (13.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (9.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (7.49%) CentOS
7 23 (7.49%) Windows 7
8 21 (6.84%) Unix
9 18 (5.86%) Windows 10
10 16 (5.21%) Ubuntu
11 12 (3.91%) Fedora
12 7 (2.28%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.98%) Debian
13 3 (0.98%) Solaris
13 3 (0.98%) SUSE
14 2 (0.65%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.65%) VMS
14 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (52.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 77 (25.08%) Service Management
3 61 (19.87%) ITIL
4 51 (16.61%) Root Cause Analysis
5 46 (14.98%) Problem Management
6 40 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (13.03%) Configuration Management
7 39 (12.70%) Service Delivery
8 35 (11.40%) Mentoring
9 33 (10.75%) High Availability
10 32 (10.42%) DevOps
11 31 (10.10%) Software Engineering
11 31 (10.10%) Test Automation
12 29 (9.45%) Incident Management
13 25 (8.14%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (8.14%) Load Balancing
14 23 (7.49%) Logistics
14 23 (7.49%) User Stories
15 22 (7.17%) Cybersecurity
16 20 (6.51%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 64 (20.85%) PowerShell
2 53 (17.26%) Bash Shell
3 39 (12.70%) Python
4 28 (9.12%) C
5 21 (6.84%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.21%) Korn
7 15 (4.89%) Ruby
8 14 (4.56%) SQL
9 5 (1.63%) C#
10 4 (1.30%) Java
11 3 (0.98%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) Perl
12 1 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (15.64%) Security Cleared
2 42 (13.68%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (12.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 37 (12.05%) DV Cleared
5 33 (10.75%) MCSE
6 28 (9.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 27 (8.79%) CCNA
8 25 (8.14%) Degree
8 25 (8.14%) Linux+ Certification
9 24 (7.82%) CISSP
10 23 (7.49%) CompTIA Security+
10 23 (7.49%) GIAC
10 23 (7.49%) Network+ Certification
10 23 (7.49%) SANS
10 23 (7.49%) SSCP
11 17 (5.54%) CCNP
12 15 (4.89%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
14 10 (3.26%) CCIE
15 9 (2.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.86%) SLA
2 12 (3.91%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.98%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 229 (74.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 228 (74.27%) VMware ESXi
3 169 (55.05%) Active Directory
4 113 (36.81%) vSphere
5 75 (24.43%) Hyper-V
6 44 (14.33%) VMware NSX
7 28 (9.12%) NFS
8 27 (8.79%) Virtual Desktop
9 24 (7.82%) Docker
10 23 (7.49%) Samba
10 23 (7.49%) XenApp
10 23 (7.49%) XenDesktop
11 18 (5.86%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (5.54%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (3.91%) VirtualBox
13 12 (3.91%) Xen
14 11 (3.58%) Firmware
15 10 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
16 6 (1.95%) vCloud
17 5 (1.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 53 (17.26%) Ansible
2 50 (16.29%) Puppet
2 50 (16.29%) vRealize
3 42 (13.68%) SCCM
4 30 (9.77%) Nagios
5 21 (6.84%) SCOM
6 20 (6.51%) Microsoft Clustering
7 16 (5.21%) Kubernetes
7 16 (5.21%) vMotion
8 15 (4.89%) Docker Swarm
8 15 (4.89%) WSUS
9 13 (4.23%) SCVMM
10 12 (3.91%) OpenNMS
10 12 (3.91%) Opscode Chef
10 12 (3.91%) ZABBIX
11 11 (3.58%) Terraform
12 7 (2.28%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (2.28%) NetBackup
12 7 (2.28%) PowerCLI
13 5 (1.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 302 (98.37%) VMware
2 154 (50.16%) Microsoft
3 77 (25.08%) Cisco
4 56 (18.24%) EMC
5 52 (16.94%) BMC
6 51 (16.61%) Citrix
7 47 (15.31%) ServiceNow
8 38 (12.38%) SolarWinds
9 36 (11.73%) Veeam
10 35 (11.40%) NetApp
11 30 (9.77%) HP
12 27 (8.79%) Red Hat
13 26 (8.47%) F5
14 19 (6.19%) Dell
15 16 (5.21%) Splunk
16 15 (4.89%) AppDynamics
16 15 (4.89%) Fortinet
16 15 (4.89%) WorldPay
17 13 (4.23%) Ivanti
18 12 (3.91%) Hortonworks