Period
to 28 October 2021

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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
England > South East
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 437 257 430
Rank change year-on-year -180 +173 +50
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 23 32 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.84% 2.87% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 63
10th Percentile £33,125 £33,708 £35,080
25th Percentile £42,188 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £63,750 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.73% +6.25% +9.09%
75th Percentile £63,125 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £68,750 " £71,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -26.92% +46.07% -10.10%

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 2,747 1,115 2,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.15% 13.72% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,632 909 2,138
10th Percentile £32,513 £35,000 £31,750
25th Percentile £44,938 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £78,750
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £58,625
% change year-on-year +8.00% +6.61% +6.59%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing vCenter Server in the South East over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

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 28 October 2021. 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
Hampshire -118 14 £55,000 +13.96% 9
Surrey -72 4 £62,500 -5.66%
Thames Valley -96 3 £31,000 -50.40% 5
Oxfordshire -30 2 £29,750 +16.67%
Kent -42 1 £39,500 -1.25% 1
Berkshire -84 1 £45,000 -35.71% 4
vCenter Server
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (73.91%) vSphere
3 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) Windows
5 10 (43.48%) AWS
5 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
6 9 (39.13%) WAN
6 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
7 8 (34.78%) LAN
8 7 (30.43%) Linux
8 7 (30.43%) Firewall
8 7 (30.43%) Azure
8 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
9 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
9 6 (26.09%) ITSM
9 6 (26.09%) Service Management
9 6 (26.09%) EMC
10 5 (21.74%) DNS
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco
10 5 (21.74%) Dell
10 5 (21.74%) Network Security
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft 365
10 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (21.74%) Social Skills
11 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2016
11 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
11 4 (17.39%) VSAN
11 4 (17.39%) DevOps

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 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) AWS
2 7 (30.43%) Azure
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (8.70%) Azure Storage
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (8.70%) IaaS
4 2 (8.70%) PaaS
4 2 (8.70%) SaaS
5 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) WAN
2 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) DNS
4 5 (21.74%) Network Security
5 4 (17.39%) VSAN
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Firepower
6 3 (13.04%) DHCP
6 3 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.70%) FTP
7 2 (8.70%) SAN
7 2 (8.70%) SNMP
7 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
7 2 (8.70%) Wireless
8 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (21.74%) Social Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Security Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Tester
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (8.70%) REST
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server
3 7 (30.43%) Linux
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
7 1 (4.35%) Unix
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) ITSM
2 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 6 (26.09%) Service Management
3 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (17.39%) DevOps
5 3 (13.04%) Change Management
5 3 (13.04%) Data Centre Operations
5 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (13.04%) Runbook
5 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.04%) SIEM
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Cloud Enablement
6 2 (8.70%) Cloud Operations
6 2 (8.70%) Migration
6 2 (8.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) CCNA
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) vSphere
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 4 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) vRealize
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 3 (13.04%) SCOrch
3 2 (8.70%) HP ALM
3 2 (8.70%) PowerCLI
4 1 (4.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 1 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
4 1 (4.35%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) EMC
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) Dell
5 4 (17.39%) Palo Alto
6 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 3 (13.04%) HP
6 3 (13.04%) Juniper
6 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.70%) Intel
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.70%) Symantec
7 2 (8.70%) Veeam
8 1 (4.35%) AlienVault
8 1 (4.35%) Apple
8 1 (4.35%) McAfee
8 1 (4.35%) Sage
8 1 (4.35%) Sophos