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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 750 718 668
Rank change year-on-year -32 -50  
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 124 232 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.58% 2.72% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 106 203 280
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -22.00% +17.64%  

vCenter Server is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7860 8542 8366
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.85% 8.66% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6346 6947 6601
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £44,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +0.55%  

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing vCenter Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for vCenter Server in the UK

vCenter Server
Top 30 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -44 122 £47,500 -9.52% 31
South East +39 47 £41,250 -27.12% 9
London -34 45 £60,000 +4.34% 10
Berkshire +13 18 £50,000 -16.66% 3
City of London +7 14 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Hampshire +40 12 £45,000 - 1
Farnborough - 12 £45,000 - 1
Reading +14 8 £42,500 -32.00% 1
South West +12 8 £42,500 +18.05%
Yorkshire +4 7 £32,500 +14.03% 5
Oxfordshire +21 6 £35,000 -17.64% 1
West Midlands +16 6 £24,750 -50.50% 3
Bristol -10 6 £43,000 -4.44%
North West -46 6 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Surrey +39 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Uxbridge - 5 £37,500 -
Manchester -36 4 £35,000 -30.00%
West Sussex - 4 £35,000 - 1
Wallingford - 4 £35,000 - 1
Burgess Hill - 4 £35,000 - 1
Bracknell +21 3 £37,500 -33.74% 2
West Yorkshire +18 3 £35,500 - 5
Windsor -4 3 £75,000 +20.00%
Twickenham - 3 £47,500 -
Bolton - 3 £35,000 -
York - 3 £32,500 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £32,500 -
Camberley +20 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham +11 2 - -
Leeds +10 2 £31,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing vCenter Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 278 (96.86%) VMware
2 235 (81.88%) Windows
3 178 (62.02%) Active Directory
4 168 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 164 (57.14%) Microsoft
6 153 (53.31%) VMware ESXi
7 142 (49.48%) Windows Server
8 124 (43.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 112 (39.02%) Cisco
10 111 (38.68%) Linux
11 109 (37.98%) MS Exchange
12 104 (36.24%) vSphere
13 102 (35.54%) Windows Server 2008
14 100 (34.84%) DNS
15 77 (26.83%) DHCP
16 74 (25.78%) SQL Server
17 68 (23.69%) Hyper-V
18 67 (23.34%) ITIL
18 67 (23.34%) SAN
19 55 (19.16%) HP
19 55 (19.16%) Office 365
20 52 (18.12%) Firewall
21 51 (17.77%) High Availability
22 49 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
22 49 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
23 46 (16.03%) NetApp
24 44 (15.33%) SQL
25 43 (14.98%) Disaster Recovery
26 42 (14.63%) Citrix
26 42 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 109 (37.98%) MS Exchange
2 49 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 42 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (10.45%) IIS
5 24 (8.36%) Skype for Business
6 19 (6.62%) SharePoint
7 18 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 14 (4.88%) OpenStack
9 8 (2.79%) Apache
9 8 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (2.79%) SAS
10 7 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.74%) Tomcat
12 3 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.35%) Confluence
13 1 (0.35%) JBoss
13 1 (0.35%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 22 (7.67%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (3.14%) Microsoft Project
2 9 (3.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (19.16%) Office 365
2 49 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (13.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.79%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.09%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.74%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.70%) Akamai
9 2 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.70%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.70%) PaaS
10 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (34.84%) DNS
2 77 (26.83%) DHCP
3 67 (23.34%) SAN
4 52 (18.12%) Firewall
5 30 (10.45%) VLAN
6 28 (9.76%) Cisco IOS
6 28 (9.76%) TCP/IP
7 27 (9.41%) WAN
8 22 (7.67%) VPN
9 20 (6.97%) Fibre Channel
9 20 (6.97%) SMTP
10 19 (6.62%) iSCSI
10 19 (6.62%) Skype
11 17 (5.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (5.92%) NetScaler
12 16 (5.57%) LDAP
13 15 (5.23%) VoIP
14 14 (4.88%) DMZ
15 13 (4.53%) Internet
15 13 (4.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (25.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.83%) Amazon RDS
4 9 (3.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (2.79%) MySQL
6 7 (2.44%) MariaDB
6 7 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.44%) Redis
7 4 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.70%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (3.48%) Git (software)
1 10 (3.48%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.44%) JIRA
2 7 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.09%) Vagrant
4 4 (1.39%) Redmine
5 2 (0.70%) Ant
5 2 (0.70%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.70%) Maven
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.70%) Subversion
6 1 (0.35%) GitLab
6 1 (0.35%) NuGet
General
1 31 (10.80%) Telecoms
2 28 (9.76%) Finance
3 10 (3.48%) Law
4 7 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.09%) Marketing
6 5 (1.74%) Electronics
7 4 (1.39%) Legal
8 3 (1.05%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.05%) Retail
9 2 (0.70%) Advertising
9 2 (0.70%) Automotive
9 2 (0.70%) Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Back Office
10 1 (0.35%) Games
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 96 (33.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (11.15%) VMware Engineer
3 24 (8.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 24 (8.36%) Exchange Engineer
4 22 (7.67%) Analyst
4 22 (7.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (7.67%) Windows Engineer
5 21 (7.32%) Administrator
5 21 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
6 20 (6.97%) Architect
7 18 (6.27%) Systems Administrator
8 17 (5.92%) Support Engineer
9 16 (5.57%) Messaging Engineer
10 15 (5.23%) Cisco Engineer
11 14 (4.88%) Consultant
11 14 (4.88%) VMware Specialist
11 14 (4.88%) Wintel Engineer
12 13 (4.53%) Solutions Architect
12 13 (4.53%) Technical Engineer
13 12 (4.18%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.48%) Web Services
2 7 (2.44%) XMPP
3 3 (1.05%) Middleware
4 2 (0.70%) JSON
5 1 (0.35%) .NET
5 1 (0.35%) LAMP
5 1 (0.35%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 41 (14.29%) Clustering
2 40 (13.94%) Data Centre
3 37 (12.89%) PKI
4 24 (8.36%) Replication
5 20 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.18%) EMC VNX
6 12 (4.18%) Private Cloud
7 9 (3.14%) Derivative
8 8 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
9 7 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
10 6 (2.09%) Computer Science
10 6 (2.09%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.09%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (2.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 5 (1.74%) Blackberry
11 5 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.74%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.39%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 235 (81.88%) Windows
2 142 (49.48%) Windows Server
3 124 (43.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 111 (38.68%) Linux
5 102 (35.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (13.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (9.76%) Windows 7
8 27 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (8.71%) CentOS
10 22 (7.67%) Solaris
11 21 (7.32%) Windows 10
12 19 (6.62%) Unix
13 11 (3.83%) Ubuntu
14 8 (2.79%) Mac OS X
15 7 (2.44%) Data ONTAP
15 7 (2.44%) VMS
16 6 (2.09%) Windows 2000
16 6 (2.09%) Windows 8
16 6 (2.09%) Windows NT
17 4 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (23.34%) ITIL
2 51 (17.77%) High Availability
3 43 (14.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (10.80%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (8.71%) Service Management
6 22 (7.67%) Problem Management
7 21 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 20 (6.97%) ITIL V3
8 20 (6.97%) Network Load Balancing
9 19 (6.62%) Configuration Management
9 19 (6.62%) DevOps
9 19 (6.62%) Migration
10 18 (6.27%) Business Continuity
11 17 (5.92%) Time Management
12 16 (5.57%) Mentoring
12 16 (5.57%) Project Management
13 15 (5.23%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 14 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (4.88%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 44 (15.33%) SQL
2 34 (11.85%) PowerShell
3 21 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 18 (6.27%) Perl
4 18 (6.27%) Python
5 14 (4.88%) C
6 12 (4.18%) VB
7 9 (3.14%) Shell Script
7 9 (3.14%) VBScript
8 8 (2.79%) Korn
8 8 (2.79%) PHP
9 3 (1.05%) Ruby
10 2 (0.70%) C#
10 2 (0.70%) Groovy
10 2 (0.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 42 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 34 (11.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 22 (7.67%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (7.32%) MCSA
5 20 (6.97%) MCSE
6 19 (6.62%) SC Cleared
7 16 (5.57%) CCNA
7 16 (5.57%) Degree
7 16 (5.57%) DV Cleared
8 15 (5.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
9 13 (4.53%) RHCE
10 11 (3.83%) MCP
11 9 (3.14%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (3.14%) RHCSA
12 8 (2.79%) CCNP
12 8 (2.79%) MCITP
13 4 (1.39%) GIAC
13 4 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
13 4 (1.39%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.62%) SLA
2 3 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 178 (62.02%) Active Directory
2 168 (58.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (53.31%) VMware ESXi
4 104 (36.24%) vSphere
5 68 (23.69%) Hyper-V
6 22 (7.67%) XenApp
7 18 (6.27%) NFS
8 17 (5.92%) vCloud
9 14 (4.88%) XenDesktop
10 13 (4.53%) Virtual Machines
10 13 (4.53%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (4.18%) Terminal Services
12 7 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (2.09%) VirtualBox
14 5 (1.74%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (1.74%) ISA Server
14 5 (1.74%) UAG
14 5 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (1.74%) VMware Server
15 4 (1.39%) Samba
Systems Management
1 34 (11.85%) Puppet
2 30 (10.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 26 (9.06%) Ansible
3 26 (9.06%) Backup Exec
3 26 (9.06%) WSUS
4 25 (8.71%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (6.27%) SCCM
6 16 (5.57%) vMotion
7 9 (3.14%) Nagios
7 9 (3.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (2.44%) Salt
8 7 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (2.44%) vRealize
9 6 (2.09%) SCOM
9 6 (2.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 6 (2.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (1.74%) WMI
11 3 (1.05%) PowerCLI
11 3 (1.05%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.70%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 278 (96.86%) VMware
2 164 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 112 (39.02%) Cisco
4 55 (19.16%) HP
5 46 (16.03%) NetApp
6 42 (14.63%) Citrix
7 33 (11.50%) Red Hat
8 28 (9.76%) Juniper
8 28 (9.76%) Veritas
9 25 (8.71%) Dell
10 24 (8.36%) Symantec
11 22 (7.67%) EMC
12 16 (5.57%) MobileIron
13 14 (4.88%) F5
14 13 (4.53%) Dell Compellent
15 12 (4.18%) Oracle
15 12 (4.18%) Veeam
16 9 (3.14%) Apple
17 8 (2.79%) SolarWinds
18 7 (2.44%) 3PAR
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
The Original Factory Shop tofs
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £23000 - £25000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £38,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 35k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + on call allow+o/t
Posted: 3 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 basic + 10% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco PLC
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: & benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 days ago