Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 803 825 822
Rank change year-on-year +22 -3 -43
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 316 363 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.90% 2.40% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 260 307 335
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £72,500
UK median annual salary £49,750 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +17.06% -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 16,670 15,144 16,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 10.98% 8.92% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13,228 12,546 13,131
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,375 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.15% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +39 120 £55,000 +4.76% 16
South East -37 67 £50,000 +25.00% 7
North of England +26 39 £37,500 - 15
South West +22 38 £35,000 -17.65% 5
East of England +41 26 £52,500 -22.22% 5
Midlands +32 24 £38,500 +8.45% 9
Yorkshire +22 21 £37,500 - 7
North West +25 17 £37,500 +7.14% 4
East Midlands +14 16 £38,500 +29.41% 3
West Midlands +28 8 £52,500 +35.48% 6
North East -2 1 £28,000 -37.78% 4
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 303 (95.89%) VMware
2 247 (78.16%) VMware ESXi
3 240 (75.95%) Windows
4 213 (67.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 183 (57.91%) Windows Server
6 178 (56.33%) Microsoft
7 169 (53.48%) Active Directory
8 148 (46.84%) Linux
9 132 (41.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 101 (31.96%) Microsoft Azure
11 82 (25.95%) vSphere
12 80 (25.32%) Cisco
13 77 (24.37%) PowerShell
14 75 (23.73%) SQL Server
14 75 (23.73%) Firewall
15 72 (22.78%) Hyper-V
16 65 (20.57%) Windows Server 2012
17 62 (19.62%) EMC
17 62 (19.62%) SAN
17 62 (19.62%) Service Management
18 60 (18.99%) ITIL
19 58 (18.35%) Ansible
19 58 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
19 58 (18.35%) Puppet
20 57 (18.04%) DNS
21 55 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
21 55 (17.41%) Bash Shell
22 53 (16.77%) NetApp
23 52 (16.46%) Security Cleared
24 51 (16.14%) Problem Management

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 47 (14.87%) IIS
2 42 (13.29%) MS Exchange
3 25 (7.91%) SharePoint
4 23 (7.28%) OpenStack
5 13 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.11%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.53%) Tomcat
8 7 (2.22%) Apache
9 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.63%) Confluence
11 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.32%) SAS
12 1 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 25 (7.91%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.95%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 101 (31.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (15.82%) Office 365
3 31 (9.81%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (7.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (4.43%) OpenShift
6 10 (3.16%) IaaS
7 6 (1.90%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.90%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.27%) SaaS
9 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.32%) G Suite
10 1 (0.32%) GitHub
10 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (23.73%) Firewall
2 62 (19.62%) SAN
3 57 (18.04%) DNS
4 45 (14.24%) DHCP
5 39 (12.34%) TCP/IP
6 35 (11.08%) iSCSI
7 26 (8.23%) VLAN
8 22 (6.96%) SNMP
9 20 (6.33%) VPN
10 18 (5.70%) NetScaler
11 17 (5.38%) FCoE
11 17 (5.38%) LAN
12 16 (5.06%) Fibre Channel
12 16 (5.06%) MPLS
13 14 (4.43%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (4.11%) VoIP
15 12 (3.80%) Network Security
16 11 (3.48%) Skype
16 11 (3.48%) WAN
17 9 (2.85%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.38%) Big Data
3 10 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (2.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.27%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.32%) DB2
9 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.32%) MySQL
9 1 (0.32%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.32%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (8.23%) JIRA
2 16 (5.06%) Jenkins
2 16 (5.06%) Redmine
3 9 (2.85%) Bitbucket
4 8 (2.53%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.53%) git-flow
5 3 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.32%) GitLab
General
1 45 (14.24%) Finance
2 21 (6.65%) Games
3 15 (4.75%) Advertising
4 7 (2.22%) Retail
5 4 (1.27%) Billing
6 3 (0.95%) Law
6 3 (0.95%) Marketing
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
8 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Military
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (37.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 49 (15.51%) Linux Engineer
3 38 (12.03%) VMware Engineer
4 31 (9.81%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (9.49%) Administrator
6 28 (8.86%) Systems Administrator
7 24 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (7.28%) Support Engineer
9 22 (6.96%) Platform Engineer
9 22 (6.96%) Systems Engineer
10 20 (6.33%) Windows Engineer
11 19 (6.01%) DevOps Engineer
11 19 (6.01%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 18 (5.70%) Wintel Engineer
13 17 (5.38%) Infrastructure Support
13 17 (5.38%) IT Engineer
14 16 (5.06%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 16 (5.06%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 15 (4.75%) Consultant
16 14 (4.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.43%) Middleware
2 7 (2.22%) Web Services
3 3 (0.95%) LAMP
4 2 (0.63%) .NET
4 2 (0.63%) REST
5 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.32%) COM
5 1 (0.32%) Kafka
5 1 (0.32%) Node.js
5 1 (0.32%) Web Services Management
5 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 37 (11.71%) Data Centre
1 37 (11.71%) Private Cloud
2 24 (7.59%) Enterprise Storage
3 20 (6.33%) EMC VNX
4 17 (5.38%) Clustering
5 16 (5.06%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.80%) Public Cloud
6 12 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.53%) Replication
7 8 (2.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 7 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.22%) Cybercrime
8 7 (2.22%) HP Storage
9 5 (1.58%) Derivative
9 5 (1.58%) User Experience
10 4 (1.27%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.27%) EMC VMAX
10 4 (1.27%) EMC VNXe
10 4 (1.27%) PKI
11 3 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 240 (75.95%) Windows
2 183 (57.91%) Windows Server
3 148 (46.84%) Linux
4 65 (20.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (12.03%) CentOS
7 36 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 28 (8.86%) Windows 10
9 19 (6.01%) Ubuntu
10 17 (5.38%) Windows 7
11 16 (5.06%) Fedora
12 12 (3.80%) Mac OS X
13 9 (2.85%) Data ONTAP
14 7 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (1.90%) Apple iOS
15 6 (1.90%) Unix
15 6 (1.90%) VMS
16 4 (1.27%) SUSE
16 4 (1.27%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (41.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 62 (19.62%) Service Management
3 60 (18.99%) ITIL
4 55 (17.41%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (16.14%) Problem Management
6 46 (14.56%) Root Cause Analysis
7 32 (10.13%) High Availability
7 32 (10.13%) Service Delivery
7 32 (10.13%) Systems Engineering
8 30 (9.49%) Software Engineering
9 28 (8.86%) Configuration Management
9 28 (8.86%) Incident Management
9 28 (8.86%) Mentoring
10 26 (8.23%) Cybersecurity
11 24 (7.59%) User Stories
12 23 (7.28%) Server Building
13 21 (6.65%) DevOps
13 21 (6.65%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (6.65%) Task Automation
14 19 (6.01%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (24.37%) PowerShell
2 55 (17.41%) Bash Shell
3 41 (12.97%) Python
4 37 (11.71%) C
5 31 (9.81%) SQL
6 15 (4.75%) Korn
7 6 (1.90%) VBScript
8 4 (1.27%) Java
8 4 (1.27%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.27%) VB
9 3 (0.95%) C++
10 2 (0.63%) C#
10 2 (0.63%) R
11 1 (0.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 48 (15.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 47 (14.87%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (13.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 38 (12.03%) DV Cleared
6 33 (10.44%) CCNA
6 33 (10.44%) MCSE
7 26 (8.23%) Degree
7 26 (8.23%) Linux+ Certification
8 25 (7.91%) CISSP
9 24 (7.59%) CompTIA Security+
9 24 (7.59%) GIAC
9 24 (7.59%) Network+ Certification
9 24 (7.59%) SANS
9 24 (7.59%) SSCP
10 16 (5.06%) CCNP
11 15 (4.75%) RHCE
12 13 (4.11%) MCSA
13 9 (2.85%) CCIE
13 9 (2.85%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.48%) SLA
2 9 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.27%) GDPR
3 4 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 247 (78.16%) VMware ESXi
2 213 (67.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (53.48%) Active Directory
4 82 (25.95%) vSphere
5 72 (22.78%) Hyper-V
6 43 (13.61%) Docker
7 35 (11.08%) VMware NSX
8 34 (10.76%) NFS
9 24 (7.59%) Samba
9 24 (7.59%) VirtualBox
9 24 (7.59%) Xen
9 24 (7.59%) XenApp
10 21 (6.65%) XenDesktop
11 13 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (4.11%) Virtual Desktop
12 12 (3.80%) vCloud
12 12 (3.80%) Virtual Machines
13 10 (3.16%) DFS Replication
14 8 (2.53%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 6 (1.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 58 (18.35%) Ansible
1 58 (18.35%) Puppet
2 45 (14.24%) SCCM
3 39 (12.34%) Nagios
3 39 (12.34%) vRealize
4 35 (11.08%) SCOM
5 30 (9.49%) Kubernetes
6 29 (9.18%) Docker Swarm
7 16 (5.06%) OpenNMS
7 16 (5.06%) ZABBIX
8 15 (4.75%) Microsoft Clustering
9 12 (3.80%) NetBackup
9 12 (3.80%) WSUS
10 10 (3.16%) vMotion
11 9 (2.85%) Backup Exec
11 9 (2.85%) SCVMM
11 9 (2.85%) Terraform
12 8 (2.53%) IBM BigFix
12 8 (2.53%) WMI
13 7 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 303 (95.89%) VMware
2 178 (56.33%) Microsoft
3 80 (25.32%) Cisco
4 62 (19.62%) EMC
5 53 (16.77%) NetApp
6 49 (15.51%) SolarWinds
7 44 (13.92%) Red Hat
8 43 (13.61%) Veeam
9 38 (12.03%) HP
10 35 (11.08%) BMC
10 35 (11.08%) Dell
10 35 (11.08%) ServiceNow
11 34 (10.76%) Citrix
12 18 (5.70%) Veritas
13 16 (5.06%) Cloudera
13 16 (5.06%) Hortonworks
14 15 (4.75%) Avaya
15 14 (4.43%) IBM
16 11 (3.48%) CheckPoint
16 11 (3.48%) McAfee