Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 802 780 900
Rank change year-on-year -22 +120 -88
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 267 402 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.58% 2.48% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 228 274 225
England median annual salary £43,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.42% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,625 £31,100
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.44% -10.00% -

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 16,951 16,185 14,412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.77% 10.06% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13,046 12,920 11,743
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 18 June 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 18 June 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
South East +80 104 £62,500 +25.00% 3
London +28 61 £55,750 +3.76% 1
South West +34 45 £33,750 -25.00% 3
East of England +47 29 £50,000 -23.08% 1
North of England -4 20 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire -45 14 £37,500 -6.25%
Midlands -14 6 £35,000 -20.90%
North West +24 5 £32,500 -9.09% 1
West Midlands -20 4 £35,000 -24.73%
East Midlands +25 2 - -
North East +18 1 £36,250 +34.26%
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 259 (97.00%) VMware
2 204 (76.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 181 (67.79%) Windows
4 167 (62.55%) VMware ESXi
5 164 (61.42%) Microsoft
6 123 (46.07%) Windows Server
7 122 (45.69%) Active Directory
8 103 (38.58%) PowerShell
9 96 (35.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 89 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 77 (28.84%) Citrix
12 75 (28.09%) Linux
13 73 (27.34%) Cisco
13 73 (27.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 73 (27.34%) Data Centre
14 71 (26.59%) Hyper-V
15 70 (26.22%) Office 365
16 67 (25.09%) Windows Server 2012
17 65 (24.34%) ITIL
18 63 (23.60%) SAN
18 63 (23.60%) Firewall
19 61 (22.85%) Microsoft Certification
19 61 (22.85%) vSphere
20 59 (22.10%) SQL
21 55 (20.60%) DNS
22 51 (19.10%) SQL Server
22 51 (19.10%) Public Cloud
23 49 (18.35%) Puppet
23 49 (18.35%) Security Cleared
24 47 (17.60%) XenApp

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 39 (14.61%) SharePoint
2 37 (13.86%) MS Exchange
3 19 (7.12%) Apache
4 17 (6.37%) Skype for Business
5 14 (5.24%) Tomcat
6 13 (4.87%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (4.87%) IIS
7 9 (3.37%) OpenStack
8 8 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.87%) Oracle Workflow
11 4 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.75%) Confluence
12 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.37%) Tornado
Applications
1 29 (10.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 89 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 70 (26.22%) Office 365
3 47 (17.60%) IaaS
4 31 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (11.24%) PaaS
6 28 (10.49%) SaaS
7 21 (7.87%) BPaaS
8 9 (3.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 7 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.50%) Azure Stack
11 4 (1.50%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.37%) Akamai
12 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.37%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.37%) G Suite
12 1 (0.37%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 63 (23.60%) Firewall
1 63 (23.60%) SAN
2 55 (20.60%) DNS
3 46 (17.23%) DHCP
4 32 (11.99%) VLAN
5 31 (11.61%) VPN
6 28 (10.49%) MPLS
7 26 (9.74%) WAN
8 24 (8.99%) LAN
9 23 (8.61%) TCP/IP
10 19 (7.12%) NAS
10 19 (7.12%) NetScaler
10 19 (7.12%) Network Security
11 18 (6.74%) VSAN
12 14 (5.24%) VoIP
13 13 (4.87%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (4.87%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (3.75%) iSCSI
14 10 (3.75%) Software-Defined Networking
14 10 (3.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.24%) Oracle Database
3 13 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (4.12%) MySQL
5 8 (3.00%) Big Data
5 8 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.50%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.37%) Redis
8 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (9.36%) Visual Studio Team System
2 11 (4.12%) Jenkins
3 8 (3.00%) JIRA
4 4 (1.50%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.12%) Redmine
6 2 (0.75%) Ant
6 2 (0.75%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.75%) gcov
6 2 (0.75%) Maven
6 2 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.75%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.37%) FogBugz
7 1 (0.37%) git-flow
7 1 (0.37%) GitLab
7 1 (0.37%) GoCD
7 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (15.36%) Finance
2 10 (3.75%) Retail
3 8 (3.00%) Advertising
3 8 (3.00%) Front Office
4 7 (2.62%) Back Office
5 6 (2.25%) Legal
6 5 (1.87%) Military
7 4 (1.50%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.12%) Marketing
9 2 (0.75%) Law
10 1 (0.37%) Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Electronics
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 87 (32.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (16.10%) Architect
3 35 (13.11%) Cloud Architect
4 30 (11.24%) Support Engineer
5 23 (8.61%) VMware Engineer
6 21 (7.87%) Windows Engineer
7 19 (7.12%) Citrix Engineer
8 18 (6.74%) Consultant
9 17 (6.37%) Linux Engineer
9 17 (6.37%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.99%) Azure Architect
10 16 (5.99%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.99%) IT Support
10 16 (5.99%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (5.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 14 (5.24%) IT Engineer
11 14 (5.24%) VMware Architect
12 12 (4.49%) Analyst
13 11 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.49%) JSON
2 22 (8.24%) Web Services
3 8 (3.00%) REST
4 7 (2.62%) LDAP
5 4 (1.50%) Apache NiFi
5 4 (1.50%) CGI
5 4 (1.50%) Django
5 4 (1.50%) HTML
5 4 (1.50%) Web Services Management
6 3 (1.12%) Middleware
7 2 (0.75%) .NET
7 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.75%) XML
8 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (0.37%) SOAP
8 1 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (27.34%) Data Centre
2 51 (19.10%) Public Cloud
3 32 (11.99%) Enterprise Software
3 32 (11.99%) Hybrid Cloud
4 20 (7.49%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (5.24%) Enterprise Storage
7 13 (4.87%) Data Protection Act
8 12 (4.49%) Replication
9 10 (3.75%) Management Information System
9 10 (3.75%) Private Cloud
10 9 (3.37%) Clustering
11 8 (3.00%) CMDB
12 2 (0.75%) CESG
12 2 (0.75%) FMCG
12 2 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.75%) User Experience
13 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.37%) EMC VNX
13 1 (0.37%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 181 (67.79%) Windows
2 123 (46.07%) Windows Server
3 75 (28.09%) Linux
4 73 (27.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 67 (25.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (8.99%) CentOS
7 23 (8.61%) Windows 10
8 22 (8.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (7.49%) Windows 7
10 19 (7.12%) Ubuntu
11 9 (3.37%) Debian
12 8 (3.00%) Unix
13 7 (2.62%) Oracle Linux
13 7 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (2.25%) Fedora
14 6 (2.25%) Mac OS
15 5 (1.87%) Android
15 5 (1.87%) Data ONTAP
15 5 (1.87%) Windows 8
16 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (35.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 65 (24.34%) ITIL
3 46 (17.23%) DevOps
4 43 (16.10%) Problem-Solving
5 42 (15.73%) High Availability
6 33 (12.36%) Capacity Planning
7 32 (11.99%) Business Continuity
8 30 (11.24%) Architectural Design
8 30 (11.24%) Disaster Recovery
9 26 (9.74%) Computer Science
9 26 (9.74%) Infrastructure as Code
9 26 (9.74%) Service Management
10 24 (8.99%) Cloud Operations
10 24 (8.99%) Mentoring
11 22 (8.24%) Presales
12 20 (7.49%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (7.49%) Financial Analysis
12 20 (7.49%) Service Delivery
13 19 (7.12%) Configuration Management
13 19 (7.12%) Infrastructure Automation
Programming Languages
1 103 (38.58%) PowerShell
2 59 (22.10%) SQL
3 42 (15.73%) Python
4 29 (10.86%) Bash Shell
5 27 (10.11%) Java
6 15 (5.62%) C
7 9 (3.37%) PHP
8 8 (3.00%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.00%) Ruby
9 6 (2.25%) Perl
10 4 (1.50%) C++
11 3 (1.12%) C#
12 2 (0.75%) Groovy
13 1 (0.37%) Korn
13 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.37%) VB
13 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (22.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (18.35%) Security Cleared
3 41 (15.36%) MCSE
4 36 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (10.11%) MCSA
6 22 (8.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (7.12%) CCNP
8 18 (6.74%) CCNA
9 15 (5.62%) Degree
10 12 (4.49%) CISSP
10 12 (4.49%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (4.49%) DV Cleared
11 11 (4.12%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (3.00%) CESG Certified Professional
12 8 (3.00%) SC Cleared
12 8 (3.00%) VCP6
13 7 (2.62%) CCIE
14 6 (2.25%) CCDP
14 6 (2.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 5 (1.87%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) GDPR
3 2 (0.75%) Government Security Classifications
3 2 (0.75%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.75%) RMADS
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 204 (76.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 167 (62.55%) VMware ESXi
3 122 (45.69%) Active Directory
4 71 (26.59%) Hyper-V
5 61 (22.85%) vSphere
6 47 (17.60%) XenApp
7 32 (11.99%) VMware NSX
8 22 (8.24%) XenDesktop
9 20 (7.49%) Docker
10 15 (5.62%) NFS
10 15 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (5.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 11 (4.12%) Firmware
12 11 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (3.75%) vCloud
14 9 (3.37%) Samba
14 9 (3.37%) Terminal Server
14 9 (3.37%) VirtualBox
15 7 (2.62%) Oracle RAC
15 7 (2.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (18.35%) Puppet
2 44 (16.48%) Ansible
2 44 (16.48%) SCCM
3 22 (8.24%) vRealize
4 17 (6.37%) WSUS
5 15 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (4.49%) Kubernetes
6 12 (4.49%) XenMobile
7 10 (3.75%) EMC NetWorker
7 10 (3.75%) Nagios
8 9 (3.37%) Backup Exec
8 9 (3.37%) Docker Swarm
9 8 (3.00%) SCOM
10 7 (2.62%) Oracle RMAN
10 7 (2.62%) Oracle ZFS
10 7 (2.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 7 (2.62%) SCOrch
11 6 (2.25%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (2.25%) OpenNMS
11 6 (2.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 259 (97.00%) VMware
2 164 (61.42%) Microsoft
3 77 (28.84%) Citrix
4 73 (27.34%) Cisco
5 29 (10.86%) HP
6 25 (9.36%) NetApp
6 25 (9.36%) Oracle
7 24 (8.99%) Dell
7 24 (8.99%) Veeam
8 22 (8.24%) EMC
9 19 (7.12%) SolarWinds
10 16 (5.99%) Red Hat
11 13 (4.87%) Meraki
12 10 (3.75%) Aruba
13 9 (3.37%) CheckPoint
13 9 (3.37%) Symantec
14 8 (3.00%) F5
15 7 (2.62%) Avaya
15 7 (2.62%) ServiceNow
16 6 (2.25%) Hortonworks