Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 851 601 746
Rank change year-on-year -250 +145 +34
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 138 135 277
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.74% 1.40% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 122 107 219
10th Percentile £31,375 £33,250 £31,650
25th Percentile £41,563 £41,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,250 £61,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.41% +11.82% +22.22%
75th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +15.79%

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 18,537 9,624 15,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.63% 16.83% 13.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12,047 8,040 11,862
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £43,156
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £88,750 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £95,000 £95,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in England

vCenter Server
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vCenter Server in England.

Salary trend for vCenter Server in England

vCenter Server
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing vCenter Server in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -235 43 £75,000 +11.11% 14
South East -91 40 £55,000 -18.52% 12
South West -35 30 £45,000 +23.20% 5
North of England -134 10 £54,500 +18.48% 11
East Midlands -59 9 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Midlands -107 9 £42,500 +13.33% 8
North East -28 6 £70,000 +47.37% 1
East of England -88 6 £28,750 -45.24% 3
North West -79 2 £41,250 -21.43% 9
Yorkshire -81 2 £54,000 +17.39% 1
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 127 (92.03%) VMware
2 73 (52.90%) vSphere
3 71 (51.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 64 (46.38%) Azure
5 62 (44.93%) Windows
6 57 (41.30%) VMware ESXi
7 51 (36.96%) Windows Server
8 50 (36.23%) Active Directory
9 46 (33.33%) Linux
9 46 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 41 (29.71%) Social Skills
11 40 (28.99%) Microsoft
12 39 (28.26%) Microsoft 365
13 38 (27.54%) PowerShell
14 34 (24.64%) DevOps
15 33 (23.91%) DNS
16 32 (23.19%) DHCP
16 32 (23.19%) Firewall
17 31 (22.46%) Finance
18 28 (20.29%) Cisco
19 27 (19.57%) AWS
20 26 (18.84%) Microsoft Intune
21 25 (18.12%) VSAN
21 25 (18.12%) SAN
22 24 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
22 24 (17.39%) Azure Active Directory
22 24 (17.39%) Data Centre
23 22 (15.94%) Windows 10
23 22 (15.94%) SolarWinds
24 21 (15.22%) Citrix

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 16 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.07%) OpenROAD
3 5 (3.62%) Confluence
4 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.17%) IIS
4 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.72%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (10.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 64 (46.38%) Azure
2 39 (28.26%) Microsoft 365
3 27 (19.57%) AWS
4 24 (17.39%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (6.52%) Nutanix
6 8 (5.80%) GCP
7 7 (5.07%) Azure Storage
8 6 (4.35%) OpenShift
9 5 (3.62%) IaaS
10 4 (2.90%) Cloud Run
11 3 (2.17%) PaaS
11 3 (2.17%) SaaS
12 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (1.45%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (1.45%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (1.45%) MinIO
12 2 (1.45%) Stackdriver
13 1 (0.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (23.91%) DNS
2 32 (23.19%) DHCP
2 32 (23.19%) Firewall
3 25 (18.12%) SAN
3 25 (18.12%) VSAN
4 20 (14.49%) TCP/IP
5 16 (11.59%) WAN
6 15 (10.87%) LAN
7 11 (7.97%) VLAN
8 10 (7.25%) BGP
9 9 (6.52%) SNMP
10 7 (5.07%) Network Security
10 7 (5.07%) PBX
10 7 (5.07%) Wireless
11 6 (4.35%) Cisco Firepower
12 5 (3.62%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (3.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (3.62%) DMVPN
12 5 (3.62%) VPLS
12 5 (3.62%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.07%) Crystal Reports
1 7 (5.07%) Ingres
2 6 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.45%) MySQL
3 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 8 (5.80%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.07%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.62%) JIRA
3 5 (3.62%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.45%) GitLab
4 2 (1.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) AutoIt
General
1 41 (29.71%) Social Skills
2 31 (22.46%) Finance
3 13 (9.42%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.25%) Retail
5 9 (6.52%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 7 (5.07%) Public Sector
7 5 (3.62%) Police
8 4 (2.90%) Automotive
9 3 (2.17%) Banking
10 2 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.45%) Front Office
10 2 (1.45%) Law
10 2 (1.45%) Legal
10 2 (1.45%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (10.87%) Network Engineer
3 14 (10.14%) Architect
3 14 (10.14%) Systems Engineer
4 13 (9.42%) IT Engineer
5 12 (8.70%) Analyst
6 11 (7.97%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.25%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (6.52%) Server Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Senior Server Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Senior Storage Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Storage Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.35%) C# Developer
11 6 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.52%) 802.1X
2 7 (5.07%) Entity Framework
2 7 (5.07%) WCF
2 7 (5.07%) WPF
3 5 (3.62%) Spine.js
4 3 (2.17%) CSS
4 3 (2.17%) HTML
4 3 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (2.17%) REST
4 3 (2.17%) SOAP
4 3 (2.17%) Web Services
4 3 (2.17%) XML
5 2 (1.45%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.45%) Kafka
5 2 (1.45%) Node.js
6 1 (0.72%) LAMP
6 1 (0.72%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.14%) Clustering
3 11 (7.97%) Replication
4 9 (6.52%) Cyberattack
5 8 (5.80%) Enterprise Cloud
5 8 (5.80%) Public Cloud
6 7 (5.07%) Legacy Systems
7 6 (4.35%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (4.35%) Cybercrime
8 5 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (2.90%) Fibre Optics
9 4 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (2.90%) Smartphone
10 3 (2.17%) Cloud Native
10 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.45%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.72%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 62 (44.93%) Windows
2 51 (36.96%) Windows Server
3 46 (33.33%) Linux
4 22 (15.94%) Windows 10
5 15 (10.87%) Windows Server 2019
6 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.52%) Windows 7
7 9 (6.52%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (3.62%) CentOS
8 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.62%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (2.90%) VMS
10 3 (2.17%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.17%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.45%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.72%) AIX
12 1 (0.72%) SUSE
12 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (24.64%) DevOps
3 24 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
4 19 (13.77%) Load Balancing
5 15 (10.87%) Systems Engineering
6 14 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.14%) Service Management
7 12 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (7.97%) Computer Science
8 11 (7.97%) Storage Management
9 10 (7.25%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.52%) Architectural Design
10 9 (6.52%) Change Management
10 9 (6.52%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
10 9 (6.52%) Threat Intelligence
11 8 (5.80%) ITSM
11 8 (5.80%) Migration
11 8 (5.80%) Service Delivery
12 7 (5.07%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (27.54%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.32%) Bash
3 14 (10.14%) Python
4 12 (8.70%) SQL
5 9 (6.52%) C#
6 7 (5.07%) C
6 7 (5.07%) Ingres ABF
7 6 (4.35%) Go
8 3 (2.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.45%) Java
10 1 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 14 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (6.52%) Degree
5 6 (4.35%) CCNP
6 5 (3.62%) Chartered Engineer
6 5 (3.62%) VCAP
7 4 (2.90%) CCNA
7 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.17%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.45%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (1.45%) Master's Degree
9 2 (1.45%) MCITP
10 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) SLA
2 5 (3.62%) NCSC
3 2 (1.45%) GDPR
4 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (52.90%) vSphere
2 71 (51.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (41.30%) VMware ESXi
4 50 (36.23%) Active Directory
5 15 (10.87%) VMware NSX
6 11 (7.97%) Docker
6 11 (7.97%) Hyper-V
7 6 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
8 5 (3.62%) vCloud
8 5 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (3.62%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (3.62%) XenApp
8 5 (3.62%) XenDesktop
9 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (2.90%) NFS
10 3 (2.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 2 (1.45%) Ceph
11 2 (1.45%) KVM
12 1 (0.72%) Firmware
12 1 (0.72%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 26 (18.84%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (14.49%) SCCM
3 18 (13.04%) Ansible
4 12 (8.70%) SolarWinds Orion
5 11 (7.97%) Prometheus
6 9 (6.52%) Grafana
6 9 (6.52%) PowerCLI
6 9 (6.52%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (6.52%) Terraform
7 8 (5.80%) Kubernetes
7 8 (5.80%) Nagios
7 8 (5.80%) vRealize
8 7 (5.07%) SCOM
9 5 (3.62%) NetBackup
9 5 (3.62%) WSUS
10 4 (2.90%) Istio
10 4 (2.90%) Knative
10 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (2.90%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 127 (92.03%) VMware
2 40 (28.99%) Microsoft
3 28 (20.29%) Cisco
4 22 (15.94%) SolarWinds
5 21 (15.22%) Citrix
6 19 (13.77%) NetApp
7 16 (11.59%) Veeam
8 15 (10.87%) Dell
9 13 (9.42%) HP
9 13 (9.42%) Red Hat
10 11 (7.97%) EMC
10 11 (7.97%) IBM
11 8 (5.80%) Juniper
12 7 (5.07%) 3PAR
12 7 (5.07%) Actian
12 7 (5.07%) Google
12 7 (5.07%) Palo Alto
12 7 (5.07%) Telerik
12 7 (5.07%) Xamarin
13 5 (3.62%) Nimble Storage