Period
to 16 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
England > South East
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 426 462 433
Rank change year-on-year +36 -29 +50
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 76 68 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.30% 0.24% 0.42%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.94% 2.61% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 60 42 109
South East median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +31.25% -27.27%
10th Percentile £34,750 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £52,750
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.11% +11.76% -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 the South East with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 2,584 2,608 2,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.30% 9.05% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,007 2,067 2,063
South East median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% +8.00%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in the South East

vCenter Server
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vCenter Server in the South East.

Salary trend for vCenter Server in the South East

vCenter Server
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vCenter Server in the South East over the 6 months to 16 November 2019.

Salary histogram for vCenter Server in the South East

vCenter Server
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Thames Valley +14 25 £70,000 +16.67% 8
Berkshire +9 24 £70,000 +16.67% 6
Hampshire +37 22 £35,400 -27.38% 5
Surrey +52 21 £60,000 - 1
East Sussex - 5 - -
West Sussex +5 3 £42,500 - 2
Oxfordshire +17 1 £57,500 +64.29%
vCenter Server
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 South East region with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 74 (97.37%) VMware
2 49 (64.47%) VMware ESXi
3 44 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (55.26%) Windows
5 35 (46.05%) Windows Server
6 34 (44.74%) Cisco
7 33 (43.42%) Azure
8 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
9 28 (36.84%) AWS
9 28 (36.84%) PowerShell
10 23 (30.26%) Java
11 22 (28.95%) WAN
11 22 (28.95%) Firewall
11 22 (28.95%) Security Cleared
12 20 (26.32%) Linux
12 20 (26.32%) ITIL
13 19 (25.00%) Oracle
13 19 (25.00%) ServiceNow
13 19 (25.00%) Private Cloud
14 18 (23.68%) SCCM
14 18 (23.68%) DNS
14 18 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 17 (22.37%) LAN
16 16 (21.05%) vSphere
17 15 (19.74%) Public Cloud
17 15 (19.74%) AppDynamics
17 15 (19.74%) vCloud
17 15 (19.74%) Analytics
17 15 (19.74%) ITSM
17 15 (19.74%) Oracle Workflow

vCenter Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (19.74%) Oracle Workflow
2 11 (14.47%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.89%) IIS
3 6 (7.89%) Skype for Business
4 5 (6.58%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.63%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (5.26%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 33 (43.42%) Azure
2 28 (36.84%) AWS
3 13 (17.11%) IaaS
4 7 (9.21%) Office 365
5 3 (3.95%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.95%) Firewall
1 22 (28.95%) WAN
2 18 (23.68%) DNS
3 17 (22.37%) LAN
4 14 (18.42%) DHCP
4 14 (18.42%) SAN
4 14 (18.42%) TCP/IP
5 11 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (13.16%) Network Security
6 10 (13.16%) VSAN
7 8 (10.53%) Software-Defined Networking
8 7 (9.21%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (9.21%) iSCSI
8 7 (9.21%) MPLS
8 7 (9.21%) VLAN
9 6 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (6.58%) VPN
10 5 (6.58%) Wireless
11 4 (5.26%) FTP
11 4 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.26%) MySQL
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (3.95%) JIRA
4 1 (1.32%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.32%) CMake
4 1 (1.32%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.32%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.32%) Valgrind
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.32%) Back Office
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (22.37%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.74%) Developer
2 15 (19.74%) ServiceNow Developer
3 11 (14.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.47%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Consultant
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Cloud Automation Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Network Support
6 4 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) Web Services Management
3 1 (1.32%) .NET
3 1 (1.32%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.32%) LDAP
3 1 (1.32%) Middleware
3 1 (1.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 15 (19.74%) Public Cloud
3 13 (17.11%) Data Centre
4 8 (10.53%) Clustering
5 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (6.58%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.26%) IVR
7 4 (5.26%) Mainframe
8 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
8 3 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (2.63%) Replication
10 1 (1.32%) Acoustics
10 1 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.32%) HP Storage
10 1 (1.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (55.26%) Windows
2 35 (46.05%) Windows Server
3 20 (26.32%) Linux
4 14 (18.42%) Unix
5 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (7.89%) CentOS
7 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.63%) Fedora
10 1 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) ITIL
2 18 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (19.74%) Analytics
3 15 (19.74%) ITSM
3 15 (19.74%) Workflow
4 10 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
5 9 (11.84%) Antivirus Management
6 7 (9.21%) Capacity Management
6 7 (9.21%) Service Management
7 6 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.89%) Patch Management
7 6 (7.89%) Presales
7 6 (7.89%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 5 (6.58%) High Availability
8 5 (6.58%) Proactive Monitoring
8 5 (6.58%) Server Monitoring
9 4 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.26%) Server Management
9 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) PowerShell
2 23 (30.26%) Java
3 9 (11.84%) Python
3 9 (11.84%) SQL
4 8 (10.53%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.53%) Perl
5 4 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.26%) Ruby
6 2 (2.63%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.32%) C
7 1 (1.32%) C++
7 1 (1.32%) Go
7 1 (1.32%) Lua
7 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (28.95%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (17.11%) DV Cleared
3 13 (17.11%) SC Cleared
4 9 (11.84%) Degree
5 7 (9.21%) CCNA
5 7 (9.21%) CCNP
5 7 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.89%) CCIE
7 4 (5.26%) MCSE
8 2 (2.63%) CCDP
8 2 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.32%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.32%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (1.32%) CISSP
9 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.32%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) NCSC
1 2 (2.63%) NIST
1 2 (2.63%) RMADS
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (64.47%) VMware ESXi
2 44 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.05%) vSphere
4 15 (19.74%) vCloud
5 13 (17.11%) VMware NSX
6 11 (14.47%) Active Directory
7 9 (11.84%) XenApp
8 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
9 4 (5.26%) Docker
9 4 (5.26%) iptables
9 4 (5.26%) NFS
10 3 (3.95%) Terminal Server
10 3 (3.95%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (3.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) SCCM
2 15 (19.74%) vRealize
3 10 (13.16%) Failover Clustering
3 10 (13.16%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 9 (11.84%) Puppet
5 7 (9.21%) SCOM
6 6 (7.89%) Ansible
7 4 (5.26%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (5.26%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (5.26%) Kubernetes
7 4 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (5.26%) PowerCLI
7 4 (5.26%) Salt
7 4 (5.26%) vMotion
8 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (2.63%) Avamar
9 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (97.37%) VMware
2 34 (44.74%) Cisco
3 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 19 (25.00%) Oracle
4 19 (25.00%) ServiceNow
5 15 (19.74%) AppDynamics
6 13 (17.11%) HP
7 12 (15.79%) Citrix
8 9 (11.84%) Dell
9 8 (10.53%) NetApp
10 7 (9.21%) EMC
11 5 (6.58%) F5
11 5 (6.58%) Lumension
11 5 (6.58%) SolarWinds
11 5 (6.58%) Veeam
12 4 (5.26%) CA
12 4 (5.26%) Palo Alto
13 3 (3.95%) Aruba
13 3 (3.95%) McAfee
13 3 (3.95%) Symantec