Period
to 15 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 814 816 866
Rank change year-on-year +2 +50 -21
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 256 344 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.45% 1.93% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 197 281 305
UK median annual salary £48,500 £49,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.02% +16.47% -15.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.47% +6.25% -13.98%

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 with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 17,669 17,841 16,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.90% 10.95% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 13,447 14,070 13,260
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing vCenter Server as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in the UK

vCenter Server
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for vCenter Server in the UK

vCenter Server
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vCenter Server over the 6 months to 15 November 2019.

Salary histogram for vCenter Server in the UK

vCenter Server
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing vCenter Server within the UK over the 6 months to 15 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
England +34 251 £48,500 +2.11% 71
UK excluding London +56 188 £49,500 +16.47% 57
South East +47 76 £60,000 +14.29% 17
London +24 66 £48,500 -14.16% 17
South West +24 54 £42,000 +20.00% 10
North of England +24 24 £37,500 - 11
Yorkshire 0 20 £38,750 +3.33% 6
East of England +68 17 £33,500 -44.17% 3
Midlands +20 14 £53,750 +39.61% 13
West Midlands +43 12 £56,250 +7.14% 9
North West +9 4 £28,250 -19.29% 5
East Midlands +13 2 £38,750 +0.65% 4
Scotland +3 2 - -
Wales - 1 £49,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 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 with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 246 (96.09%) VMware
2 179 (69.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 175 (68.36%) Windows
4 151 (58.98%) VMware ESXi
5 129 (50.39%) Microsoft
6 121 (47.27%) Windows Server
7 120 (46.88%) Active Directory
8 96 (37.50%) PowerShell
9 81 (31.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 79 (30.86%) Azure
11 72 (28.13%) Cisco
12 68 (26.56%) Linux
13 63 (24.61%) Windows 10
14 60 (23.44%) Office 365
14 60 (23.44%) vSphere
15 59 (23.05%) Security Cleared
16 55 (21.48%) ITIL
17 53 (20.70%) DNS
17 53 (20.70%) SCCM
18 51 (19.92%) Firewall
19 48 (18.75%) SAN
20 47 (18.36%) WAN
20 47 (18.36%) Veeam
21 46 (17.97%) AWS
22 42 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
22 42 (16.41%) LAN
22 42 (16.41%) DHCP
23 40 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
24 39 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
25 37 (14.45%) Service Delivery

vCenter Server
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 37 (14.45%) SharePoint
2 25 (9.77%) MS Exchange
3 18 (7.03%) IIS
4 16 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (3.91%) Tornado
6 9 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.13%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.56%) Apache
9 4 (1.56%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (1.17%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.39%) SAS
12 1 (0.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (15.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.39%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 79 (30.86%) Azure
2 60 (23.44%) Office 365
3 46 (17.97%) AWS
4 15 (5.86%) IaaS
5 12 (4.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (1.95%) SaaS
7 3 (1.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (20.70%) DNS
2 51 (19.92%) Firewall
3 48 (18.75%) SAN
4 47 (18.36%) WAN
5 42 (16.41%) DHCP
5 42 (16.41%) LAN
6 25 (9.77%) NAS
7 24 (9.38%) TCP/IP
8 22 (8.59%) Network Security
8 22 (8.59%) VLAN
9 20 (7.81%) Wireless
10 18 (7.03%) VSAN
11 17 (6.64%) VPN
12 16 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
13 13 (5.08%) MPLS
13 13 (5.08%) VoIP
14 12 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
15 11 (4.30%) iSCSI
15 11 (4.30%) Software-Defined Networking
16 9 (3.52%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.91%) Big Data
3 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.56%) MySQL
4 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (6.64%) MSI
2 7 (2.73%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (1.17%) JIRA
6 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.78%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.78%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.39%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.39%) CMake
7 1 (0.39%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.39%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.39%) Valgrind
General
1 15 (5.86%) Aerospace
1 15 (5.86%) Military
2 13 (5.08%) Finance
3 10 (3.91%) Retail
4 6 (2.34%) Games
4 6 (2.34%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.56%) Marketing
6 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.78%) Housing Association
6 2 (0.78%) Law
6 2 (0.78%) Legal
6 2 (0.78%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (26.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (10.94%) Support Engineer
3 25 (9.77%) Consultant
4 21 (8.20%) Developer
4 21 (8.20%) Network Engineer
5 19 (7.42%) ServiceNow Developer
6 15 (5.86%) VMware Engineer
7 13 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (5.08%) Administrator
8 12 (4.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 12 (4.69%) IT Engineer
8 12 (4.69%) Platform Engineer
9 11 (4.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 11 (4.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 11 (4.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 10 (3.91%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.13%) Cloud Engineer
11 8 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.95%) .NET
2 4 (1.56%) SAML
3 3 (1.17%) Web Services
4 2 (0.78%) Web Services Management
4 2 (0.78%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.39%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.39%) LDAP
5 1 (0.39%) Middleware
5 1 (0.39%) REST
5 1 (0.39%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 28 (10.94%) Private Cloud
2 28 (10.94%) Public Cloud
3 20 (7.81%) Replication
4 19 (7.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 17 (6.64%) Clustering
6 14 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.13%) Driving Licence
7 8 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.73%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (2.34%) User Experience
10 5 (1.95%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.56%) CCTV
11 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.56%) IVR
11 4 (1.56%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.56%) Smartphone
11 4 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 175 (68.36%) Windows
2 121 (47.27%) Windows Server
3 68 (26.56%) Linux
4 63 (24.61%) Windows 10
5 42 (16.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (9.77%) Unix
8 22 (8.59%) CentOS
9 16 (6.25%) Windows 7
10 14 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (5.47%) Ubuntu
11 13 (5.08%) Fedora
12 12 (4.69%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.17%) Android
13 3 (1.17%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.39%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.39%) Solaris
15 1 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 55 (21.48%) ITIL
3 39 (15.23%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (14.45%) Service Delivery
5 25 (9.77%) ITSM
5 25 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
5 25 (9.77%) Service Management
6 24 (9.38%) DevOps
7 22 (8.59%) High Availability
8 21 (8.20%) Analytics
8 21 (8.20%) Configuration Management
9 18 (7.03%) Capacity Management
9 18 (7.03%) Workflow
10 17 (6.64%) Change Management
11 15 (5.86%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (5.86%) Virtual Environments
12 14 (5.47%) Actionable Insight
12 14 (5.47%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.47%) NsoIT
12 14 (5.47%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 96 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 33 (12.89%) Python
3 29 (11.33%) Java
4 20 (7.81%) SQL
5 18 (7.03%) C
6 16 (6.25%) Bash Shell
7 15 (5.86%) Perl
8 11 (4.30%) JavaScript
9 10 (3.91%) VBScript
10 6 (2.34%) Ruby
11 5 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.78%) R
13 1 (0.39%) C++
13 1 (0.39%) Go
13 1 (0.39%) Lua
13 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 59 (23.05%) Security Cleared
2 34 (13.28%) SC Cleared
3 31 (12.11%) DV Cleared
4 25 (9.77%) Cisco Certification
5 19 (7.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (7.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (6.25%) Degree
8 14 (5.47%) CCNP
9 11 (4.30%) CCIE
9 11 (4.30%) CCNA
10 10 (3.91%) MCSE
11 7 (2.73%) CCDP
12 6 (2.34%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 4 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (1.56%) MCSA
13 4 (1.56%) VCAP
14 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.78%) CISSP
15 2 (0.78%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.69%) SLA
2 5 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.56%) NIST
4 3 (1.17%) QA
5 2 (0.78%) NCSC
5 2 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.78%) RMADS
6 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 179 (69.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 151 (58.98%) VMware ESXi
3 120 (46.88%) Active Directory
4 60 (23.44%) vSphere
5 34 (13.28%) VMware NSX
6 24 (9.38%) vCloud
7 19 (7.42%) Hyper-V
8 18 (7.03%) Docker
9 15 (5.86%) NFS
10 13 (5.08%) XenApp
11 11 (4.30%) VirtualBox
11 11 (4.30%) Xen
12 10 (3.91%) Samba
13 9 (3.52%) Virtual Machines
14 6 (2.34%) XenDesktop
15 5 (1.95%) Virtual Servers
16 4 (1.56%) iptables
16 4 (1.56%) Virtual Desktop
17 3 (1.17%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 3 (1.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 53 (20.70%) SCCM
2 31 (12.11%) Ansible
3 28 (10.94%) WSUS
4 27 (10.55%) Puppet
5 26 (10.16%) vRealize
6 16 (6.25%) Kubernetes
7 12 (4.69%) Failover Clustering
7 12 (4.69%) Nagios
8 11 (4.30%) Backup Exec
8 11 (4.30%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (4.30%) SCOM
9 10 (3.91%) OpenNMS
9 10 (3.91%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 10 (3.91%) ZABBIX
10 8 (3.13%) PowerCLI
11 7 (2.73%) Avamar
12 6 (2.34%) Cisco Prime
12 6 (2.34%) Microsoft Clustering
12 6 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (2.34%) vMotion
Vendors
1 246 (96.09%) VMware
2 129 (50.39%) Microsoft
3 72 (28.13%) Cisco
4 47 (18.36%) Veeam
5 30 (11.72%) Dell
5 30 (11.72%) ServiceNow
6 28 (10.94%) NetApp
7 27 (10.55%) Citrix
8 25 (9.77%) EMC
8 25 (9.77%) Oracle
9 22 (8.59%) HP
10 21 (8.20%) SolarWinds
11 17 (6.64%) Atlassian
12 15 (5.86%) AppDynamics
12 15 (5.86%) McAfee
12 15 (5.86%) Red Hat
13 13 (5.08%) Symantec
14 11 (4.30%) F5
15 10 (3.91%) Cloudera
15 10 (3.91%) Hortonworks