Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 809 843 839
Rank change year-on-year +34 -4 -8
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 227 304 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.18% 0.20% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.38% 1.87% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 174 249 290
England median annual salary £44,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.37% +11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £44,500 £49,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.10% +16.47% -15.00%

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 16,434 16,217 14,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.07% 10.64% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12,541 12,910 12,187
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,635
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.49% +5.27%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £82,500
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +53 84 £59,250 +7.73% 26
London +40 52 £44,500 -19.09% 14
South West +24 41 £40,000 -5.88% 14
North of England +6 25 £37,500 - 9
East of England +74 21 £50,000 -25.93% 1
Yorkshire -5 18 £37,500 - 3
North West +25 6 £32,500 -10.34% 5
West Midlands +24 4 £41,250 -22.54%
Midlands +19 4 £41,250 -2.94% 1
North East +17 1 £36,250 +29.46% 1
vCenter Server
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 219 (96.48%) VMware
2 160 (70.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (67.84%) Windows
4 145 (63.88%) VMware ESXi
5 124 (54.63%) Microsoft
6 114 (50.22%) Windows Server
7 105 (46.26%) Active Directory
8 80 (35.24%) PowerShell
9 76 (33.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 67 (29.52%) Cisco
11 64 (28.19%) Azure
12 62 (27.31%) Linux
13 58 (25.55%) Firewall
14 54 (23.79%) Security Cleared
14 54 (23.79%) Office 365
15 53 (23.35%) SAN
16 51 (22.47%) ITIL
17 50 (22.03%) DNS
18 48 (21.15%) vSphere
19 47 (20.70%) SCCM
20 46 (20.26%) Windows 10
20 46 (20.26%) WAN
21 44 (19.38%) DHCP
21 44 (19.38%) Veeam
22 41 (18.06%) LAN
23 37 (16.30%) AWS
24 36 (15.86%) SharePoint
25 35 (15.42%) Data Centre
25 35 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
26 34 (14.98%) Service Delivery

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 36 (15.86%) SharePoint
2 26 (11.45%) MS Exchange
3 18 (7.93%) IIS
4 14 (6.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 11 (4.85%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.52%) Tornado
7 7 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (2.20%) OpenStack
8 5 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.76%) Apache
10 1 (0.44%) Confluence
10 1 (0.44%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (13.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 64 (28.19%) Azure
2 54 (23.79%) Office 365
3 37 (16.30%) AWS
4 21 (9.25%) IaaS
5 12 (5.29%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (3.08%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 6 (2.64%) SaaS
8 5 (2.20%) PaaS
9 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.44%) Akamai
9 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (25.55%) Firewall
2 53 (23.35%) SAN
3 50 (22.03%) DNS
4 46 (20.26%) WAN
5 44 (19.38%) DHCP
6 41 (18.06%) LAN
7 32 (14.10%) TCP/IP
8 23 (10.13%) VPN
9 21 (9.25%) NAS
9 21 (9.25%) Network Security
10 20 (8.81%) MPLS
10 20 (8.81%) VLAN
11 15 (6.61%) VSAN
12 14 (6.17%) Software-Defined Networking
12 14 (6.17%) Wireless
13 13 (5.73%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (5.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (5.29%) VoIP
15 10 (4.41%) iSCSI
15 10 (4.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.22%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.41%) Big Data
3 6 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.20%) MySQL
5 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database
5 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.44%) Redis
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.41%) MSI
2 8 (3.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.76%) JIRA
4 4 (1.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.88%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.88%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.44%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.44%) CMake
7 1 (0.44%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.44%) GitLab
7 1 (0.44%) GoCD
7 1 (0.44%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.44%) Valgrind
General
1 13 (5.73%) Finance
1 13 (5.73%) Retail
2 9 (3.96%) Aerospace
2 9 (3.96%) Military
3 6 (2.64%) Games
4 5 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.76%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.76%) Marketing
6 2 (0.88%) Housing Association
6 2 (0.88%) Law
6 2 (0.88%) Legal
6 2 (0.88%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 63 (27.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (11.01%) Support Engineer
3 21 (9.25%) Consultant
4 20 (8.81%) Network Engineer
5 16 (7.05%) Developer
6 14 (6.17%) ServiceNow Developer
7 12 (5.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 12 (5.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 11 (4.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 11 (4.85%) Systems Engineer
8 11 (4.85%) VMware Engineer
9 10 (4.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (4.41%) Administrator
9 10 (4.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 10 (4.41%) Platform Engineer
9 10 (4.41%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (3.96%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (3.96%) IT Engineer
11 8 (3.52%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.64%) .NET
2 4 (1.76%) SAML
2 4 (1.76%) Web Services
3 3 (1.32%) Web Services Management
4 2 (0.88%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.88%) LDAP
5 1 (0.44%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) Middleware
5 1 (0.44%) REST
5 1 (0.44%) SOAP
5 1 (0.44%) XML
5 1 (0.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (15.42%) Data Centre
2 25 (11.01%) Public Cloud
3 22 (9.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 20 (8.81%) Replication
5 19 (8.37%) Private Cloud
6 17 (7.49%) Clustering
7 12 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (3.08%) Driving Licence
8 7 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (2.64%) Hybrid Cloud
10 5 (2.20%) Algorithms
10 5 (2.20%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (1.76%) CCTV
11 4 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.76%) IVR
11 4 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.76%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.76%) User Experience
11 4 (1.76%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 154 (67.84%) Windows
2 114 (50.22%) Windows Server
3 62 (27.31%) Linux
4 46 (20.26%) Windows 10
5 35 (15.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (10.57%) Unix
8 19 (8.37%) CentOS
9 15 (6.61%) Windows 7
10 14 (6.17%) Ubuntu
11 13 (5.73%) Fedora
11 13 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (4.41%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.32%) Android
13 3 (1.32%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.32%) VMS
14 2 (0.88%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.88%) Solaris
14 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (33.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 51 (22.47%) ITIL
3 34 (14.98%) Service Delivery
4 27 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (9.69%) High Availability
6 20 (8.81%) DevOps
7 19 (8.37%) ITSM
7 19 (8.37%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (7.93%) Configuration Management
8 18 (7.93%) Service Management
9 17 (7.49%) Workflow
10 16 (7.05%) Capacity Management
11 15 (6.61%) Analytics
11 15 (6.61%) Virtual Environments
12 14 (6.17%) Change Management
13 13 (5.73%) Capacity Planning
13 13 (5.73%) Systems Engineering
13 13 (5.73%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.29%) Mentoring
14 12 (5.29%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (35.24%) PowerShell
2 30 (13.22%) Python
3 25 (11.01%) SQL
4 23 (10.13%) Java
5 17 (7.49%) C
6 13 (5.73%) Bash Shell
7 12 (5.29%) Perl
8 8 (3.52%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.52%) VBScript
9 5 (2.20%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.76%) Ruby
11 2 (0.88%) C++
12 1 (0.44%) Go
12 1 (0.44%) Lua
12 1 (0.44%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (23.79%) Security Cleared
2 30 (13.22%) SC Cleared
3 25 (11.01%) DV Cleared
4 24 (10.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (9.69%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (7.49%) MCSE
7 16 (7.05%) Degree
7 16 (7.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (4.85%) CCNA
8 11 (4.85%) CCNP
9 9 (3.96%) CCIE
10 7 (3.08%) MCSA
11 5 (2.20%) CCDP
12 4 (1.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 4 (1.76%) VCAP
13 3 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
13 3 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
14 2 (0.88%) CISSP
14 2 (0.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.73%) SLA
2 5 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.76%) NIST
4 3 (1.32%) QA
5 2 (0.88%) NCSC
5 2 (0.88%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.88%) RMADS
System Software
1 160 (70.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (63.88%) VMware ESXi
3 105 (46.26%) Active Directory
4 48 (21.15%) vSphere
5 31 (13.66%) VMware NSX
6 26 (11.45%) Hyper-V
7 17 (7.49%) Docker
8 16 (7.05%) XenApp
9 15 (6.61%) vCloud
10 13 (5.73%) NFS
11 11 (4.85%) VirtualBox
11 11 (4.85%) Xen
12 10 (4.41%) Samba
13 8 (3.52%) Virtual Servers
13 8 (3.52%) XenDesktop
14 7 (3.08%) Terminal Server
14 7 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
15 6 (2.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 4 (1.76%) iptables
17 2 (0.88%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 47 (20.70%) SCCM
2 29 (12.78%) Ansible
3 26 (11.45%) vRealize
4 24 (10.57%) Puppet
5 22 (9.69%) WSUS
6 14 (6.17%) Kubernetes
7 12 (5.29%) Nagios
7 12 (5.29%) SCOM
8 11 (4.85%) Backup Exec
8 11 (4.85%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (4.41%) Failover Clustering
9 10 (4.41%) OpenNMS
9 10 (4.41%) ZABBIX
10 8 (3.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 7 (3.08%) Avamar
11 7 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
11 7 (3.08%) PowerCLI
12 6 (2.64%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (2.64%) vMotion
13 5 (2.20%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 219 (96.48%) VMware
2 124 (54.63%) Microsoft
3 67 (29.52%) Cisco
4 44 (19.38%) Veeam
5 33 (14.54%) Citrix
6 27 (11.89%) Dell
7 25 (11.01%) HP
7 25 (11.01%) NetApp
8 24 (10.57%) EMC
9 23 (10.13%) ServiceNow
10 19 (8.37%) Oracle
11 18 (7.93%) SolarWinds
12 16 (7.05%) Red Hat
13 14 (6.17%) AppDynamics
14 12 (5.29%) F5
15 11 (4.85%) Atlassian
15 11 (4.85%) Symantec
16 10 (4.41%) Cloudera
16 10 (4.41%) Hortonworks
17 9 (3.96%) McAfee