Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 807 767
Rank change year-on-year -43 -40 +66
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 334 439 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.17% 2.66% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 290 360 510
UK median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,725 £28,950
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +20.48% -14.43%

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 15415 16525 16789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.86% 8.65% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 12597 13351 13567
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +3.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £73,950
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for vCenter Server in the UK

vCenter Server
Top 13 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 21 October 2017. 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 -16 333 £42,500 -15.00% 9
UK excluding London -28 212 £40,000 -20.00% 6
London 0 122 £52,500 - 3
South East +43 113 £40,000 -27.27% 3
North of England +8 38 £36,742 -3.31% 1
Yorkshire +40 33 £37,500 +8.70%
South West -19 28 £42,500 - 1
Midlands +48 23 £35,000 -18.60% 1
West Midlands +31 21 £35,250 -29.50% 1
East of England -7 12 £67,500 +38.46%
North West -37 5 £35,000 -23.91% 1
East Midlands +32 2 £25,500 -23.88%
Scotland -23 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 329 (98.50%) VMware
2 279 (83.53%) Windows
3 224 (67.07%) VMware ESXi
4 214 (64.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 203 (60.78%) Active Directory
6 194 (58.08%) Microsoft
7 193 (57.78%) Windows Server
8 151 (45.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 151 (45.21%) Cisco
9 141 (42.22%) MS Exchange
10 117 (35.03%) Linux
11 116 (34.73%) vSphere
12 111 (33.23%) ITIL
13 110 (32.93%) Windows Server 2008
14 99 (29.64%) DNS
14 99 (29.64%) Firewall
15 98 (29.34%) SQL Server
16 88 (26.35%) SAN
17 83 (24.85%) DHCP
18 80 (23.95%) Exchange Server 2010
19 72 (21.56%) HP
20 70 (20.96%) Clustering
21 65 (19.46%) SQL
22 64 (19.16%) Microsoft Certification
23 63 (18.86%) PowerShell
24 61 (18.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
24 61 (18.26%) TCP/IP
24 61 (18.26%) Exchange Server 2013
24 61 (18.26%) Data Centre
25 59 (17.66%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 141 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 80 (23.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 61 (18.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (9.28%) IIS
5 28 (8.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (5.99%) SharePoint
7 15 (4.49%) Skype for Business
8 12 (3.59%) Apache
9 8 (2.40%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.60%) Confluence
12 2 (0.60%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.30%) CMS
13 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.30%) nginx
13 1 (0.30%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (11.68%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 59 (17.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (16.47%) Office 365
3 42 (12.57%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.59%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (2.40%) IaaS
6 6 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.50%) PaaS
8 4 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.90%) Oracle CX
9 3 (0.90%) SaaS
10 2 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.60%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Akamai
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.30%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.30%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 99 (29.64%) DNS
1 99 (29.64%) Firewall
2 88 (26.35%) SAN
3 83 (24.85%) DHCP
4 61 (18.26%) TCP/IP
5 54 (16.17%) VPN
6 45 (13.47%) WAN
7 37 (11.08%) VLAN
8 36 (10.78%) Cisco ASA
9 34 (10.18%) SSL
10 31 (9.28%) Remote Desktop
11 25 (7.49%) LAN
12 23 (6.89%) MPLS
12 23 (6.89%) NAS
13 22 (6.59%) VoIP
14 21 (6.29%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (5.69%) FCoE
15 19 (5.69%) Network Security
16 16 (4.79%) Ethernet
16 16 (4.79%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (29.34%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.90%) MySQL
6 3 (0.90%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.60%) DB2
8 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.30%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 14 (4.19%) JIRA
1 14 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (3.29%) Redmine
3 2 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.60%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.30%) GitLab
4 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.30%) MSI
4 1 (0.30%) NuGet
4 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 35 (10.48%) Finance
2 17 (5.09%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.49%) Law
4 12 (3.59%) Legal
5 9 (2.69%) Advertising
6 8 (2.40%) Games
6 8 (2.40%) Retail
7 6 (1.80%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.20%) Banking
9 4 (1.20%) Front Office
9 4 (1.20%) Marketing
10 2 (0.60%) Automotive
10 2 (0.60%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.30%) French Language
11 1 (0.30%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 83 (24.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 52 (15.57%) Analyst
3 38 (11.38%) Support Engineer
4 34 (10.18%) Support Analyst
5 28 (8.38%) Systems Engineer
6 27 (8.08%) Administrator
6 27 (8.08%) IT Support
6 27 (8.08%) Network Engineer
6 27 (8.08%) VMware Engineer
7 26 (7.78%) IT Engineer
7 26 (7.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 25 (7.49%) Systems Administrator
9 23 (6.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 21 (6.29%) Consultant
10 21 (6.29%) Windows Engineer
11 20 (5.99%) Senior Analyst
12 18 (5.39%) Senior Support Analyst
13 17 (5.09%) 2nd Line Support
14 16 (4.79%) Technical Consultant
14 16 (4.79%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.40%) Web Services
2 5 (1.50%) Middleware
3 4 (1.20%) Java EE
3 4 (1.20%) STL
3 4 (1.20%) X-Windows
4 3 (0.90%) COM
4 3 (0.90%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.60%) .NET
5 2 (0.60%) CSS
5 2 (0.60%) LAMP
5 2 (0.60%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.30%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.30%) PHP-FPM
6 1 (0.30%) RESTful
6 1 (0.30%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 70 (20.96%) Clustering
2 61 (18.26%) Data Centre
3 48 (14.37%) Replication
4 21 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.29%) Management Information System
5 13 (3.89%) Handset
6 12 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (3.29%) Private Cloud
8 10 (2.99%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.99%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.40%) User Experience
10 7 (2.10%) Derivative
11 6 (1.80%) Fat Client
11 6 (1.80%) HP Storage
11 6 (1.80%) Thin Client
12 5 (1.50%) Cybercrime
13 4 (1.20%) Fintech
13 4 (1.20%) iPhone
13 4 (1.20%) Mobile Computing
14 3 (0.90%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 279 (83.53%) Windows
2 193 (57.78%) Windows Server
3 151 (45.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 117 (35.03%) Linux
5 110 (32.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 33 (9.88%) Windows 7
6 33 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (7.78%) Unix
8 25 (7.49%) CentOS
9 16 (4.79%) Solaris
10 13 (3.89%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.69%) Ubuntu
12 7 (2.10%) Mac OS
12 7 (2.10%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.20%) SUSE
13 4 (1.20%) VMS
14 3 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
14 3 (0.90%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.60%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (33.23%) ITIL
2 48 (14.37%) Service Delivery
3 42 (12.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 42 (12.57%) Service Management
4 40 (11.98%) Problem Management
5 38 (11.38%) High Availability
6 34 (10.18%) Mentoring
7 31 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (9.28%) Migration
8 30 (8.98%) ITIL V3
9 29 (8.68%) Information Security
10 23 (6.89%) Change Management
10 23 (6.89%) Configuration Management
10 23 (6.89%) ITSM
11 22 (6.59%) Server Building
12 21 (6.29%) Asset Management
12 21 (6.29%) Integration Testing
12 21 (6.29%) Project Management
13 19 (5.69%) Load Balancing
14 18 (5.39%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 65 (19.46%) SQL
2 63 (18.86%) PowerShell
3 27 (8.08%) Bash Shell
4 24 (7.19%) Python
5 19 (5.69%) C
6 16 (4.79%) Korn
6 16 (4.79%) Shell Script
7 14 (4.19%) Perl
8 10 (2.99%) VBScript
9 6 (1.80%) C#
9 6 (1.80%) PHP
10 5 (1.50%) Java
11 4 (1.20%) C++
11 4 (1.20%) JavaScript
11 4 (1.20%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (19.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (18.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 57 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
4 51 (15.27%) Security Cleared
5 45 (13.47%) CCNA
5 45 (13.47%) MCSE
6 38 (11.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 30 (8.98%) DV Cleared
7 30 (8.98%) MCSA
8 27 (8.08%) MCITP
9 23 (6.89%) Degree
10 19 (5.69%) MCP
10 19 (5.69%) SC Cleared
11 15 (4.49%) CCIE
12 14 (4.19%) CCNP
13 11 (3.29%) CISSP
13 11 (3.29%) Linux+ Certification
13 11 (3.29%) Network+ Certification
13 11 (3.29%) Security+ Certification
13 11 (3.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.59%) SLA
2 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 224 (67.07%) VMware ESXi
2 214 (64.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 203 (60.78%) Active Directory
4 116 (34.73%) vSphere
5 44 (13.17%) Hyper-V
6 28 (8.38%) VMware NSX
7 21 (6.29%) Terminal Services
8 20 (5.99%) Virtual Machines
9 18 (5.39%) NFS
10 12 (3.59%) Firmware
11 11 (3.29%) Samba
11 11 (3.29%) vCloud
11 11 (3.29%) XenApp
12 8 (2.40%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (2.40%) XenDesktop
13 6 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (1.50%) KVM
14 5 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
14 5 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (1.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 47 (14.07%) Backup Exec
1 47 (14.07%) WSUS
2 40 (11.98%) SCCM
3 27 (8.08%) SCOM
4 26 (7.78%) Nagios
5 25 (7.49%) Ansible
5 25 (7.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 24 (7.19%) Puppet
6 24 (7.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 24 (7.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 18 (5.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 14 (4.19%) Cacti
8 14 (4.19%) SCDPM
9 13 (3.89%) vRealize
10 12 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (3.29%) PowerCLI
12 9 (2.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 8 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
14 7 (2.10%) Salt
15 6 (1.80%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 329 (98.50%) VMware
2 194 (58.08%) Microsoft
3 151 (45.21%) Cisco
4 72 (21.56%) HP
5 58 (17.37%) Juniper
6 51 (15.27%) Symantec
7 48 (14.37%) Citrix
7 48 (14.37%) Red Hat
8 47 (14.07%) Veritas
9 44 (13.17%) Dell
10 43 (12.87%) NetApp
11 35 (10.48%) Veeam
12 33 (9.88%) F5
13 25 (7.49%) Altiris
13 25 (7.49%) Forcepoint
14 24 (7.19%) SolarWinds
15 18 (5.39%) EMC
16 15 (4.49%) SonicWALL
17 14 (4.19%) Draytek
17 14 (4.19%) WatchGuard