Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 570 842 839
Rank change year-on-year +272 -3 +54
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 103 248 343
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.31% 1.36% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 79 204 285
Median annual salary £59,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.11% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £35,750 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £44,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -1.12% +11.25%

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 7,842 18,229 17,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.27% 13.08% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6,430 13,715 13,742
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,750 £32,250 £31,944
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in the UK

vCenter Server
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing vCenter Server.

Salary trend for vCenter Server in the UK

vCenter Server
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing vCenter Server over the 6 months to 30 September 2020.

Salary histogram for vCenter Server in the UK

vCenter Server
Top 15 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 30 September 2020. 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 +252 95 £60,000 +35.59% 32
UK excluding London +212 71 £40,000 -9.09% 25
South East +156 31 £61,250 +6.52% 11
London +251 28 £67,500 +50.00% 8
South West +104 14 £37,013 -11.88% 6
Midlands +146 13 £40,000 -3.03% 5
Work from Home +53 9 £53,750 -17.31%
East Midlands - 9 £40,000 - 2
North of England +174 7 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Yorkshire +127 5 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Wales +50 5 £42,500 -13.27%
West Midlands +110 4 £40,000 -3.03% 3
North West +119 1 - -
East of England +119 1 £52,500 +31.25% 1
North East +27 1 £44,000 +21.38%

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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.

1 103 (100.00%) VMware
2 58 (56.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (53.40%) Windows
4 49 (47.57%) Microsoft
5 46 (44.66%) Active Directory
6 42 (40.78%) vSphere
7 39 (37.86%) Data Centre
8 36 (34.95%) VMware ESXi
9 34 (33.01%) SAN
9 34 (33.01%) Firewall
9 34 (33.01%) Windows Server
10 32 (31.07%) Azure
11 29 (28.16%) PowerShell
11 29 (28.16%) VSAN
12 27 (26.21%) Cisco
13 26 (25.24%) vRealize
14 25 (24.27%) VMware NSX
14 25 (24.27%) Dell
15 24 (23.30%) Citrix
16 23 (22.33%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (21.36%) Migration
18 21 (20.39%) EMC
18 21 (20.39%) DevOps
19 20 (19.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 20 (19.42%) vCloud
20 19 (18.45%) Linux
20 19 (18.45%) Finance
21 18 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
21 18 (17.48%) Security Cleared
22 17 (16.50%) CCNA

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 5 (4.85%) Confluence
1 5 (4.85%) Site Server
2 4 (3.88%) Apache
2 4 (3.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.91%) CMS
4 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.94%) IIS
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (31.07%) Azure
2 16 (15.53%) Office 365
3 13 (12.62%) IaaS
4 12 (11.65%) AWS
4 12 (11.65%) PaaS
5 11 (10.68%) BPaaS
5 11 (10.68%) SaaS
6 4 (3.88%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.94%) GCP
7 2 (1.94%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.97%) GitHub
8 1 (0.97%) Logic Apps
8 1 (0.97%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.01%) Firewall
1 34 (33.01%) SAN
2 29 (28.16%) VSAN
3 16 (15.53%) VLAN
4 15 (14.56%) DNS
4 15 (14.56%) WAN
5 14 (13.59%) DHCP
5 14 (13.59%) LAN
6 9 (8.74%) VoIP
7 5 (4.85%) NetScaler
7 5 (4.85%) Network Security
7 5 (4.85%) Wireless
8 4 (3.88%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (3.88%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.91%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (2.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.91%) VPN
10 2 (1.94%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (1.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) MySQL
3 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.97%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (4.85%) JIRA
3 3 (2.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.91%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.94%) FishEye
4 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.97%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.97%) GoCD
General
1 19 (18.45%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.91%) Public Sector
2 3 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.97%) Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Police
Job Titles
1 23 (22.33%) Architect
2 18 (17.48%) Consultant
3 15 (14.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (13.59%) VMware Consultant
5 11 (10.68%) Cloud Architect
6 10 (9.71%) Network Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Azure Architect
7 8 (7.77%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) VMware Architect
8 7 (6.80%) Data Centre Architect
8 7 (6.80%) Migration Architect
8 7 (6.80%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Data Architect
9 6 (5.83%) Data Migration Architect
9 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (5.83%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (4.85%) Principal Consultant
10 5 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) JSON
2 10 (9.71%) Web Services
3 2 (1.94%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.94%) Flash
4 1 (0.97%) .NET
4 1 (0.97%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.97%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.97%) LAMP
4 1 (0.97%) Node.js
4 1 (0.97%) RESTful
4 1 (0.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (37.86%) Data Centre
2 15 (14.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (12.62%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (12.62%) Public Cloud
4 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.77%) Client/Server
5 7 (6.80%) Clustering
5 7 (6.80%) Replication
6 5 (4.85%) Driving Licence
7 4 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.91%) Fat Client
8 3 (2.91%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.91%) Smartcard
8 3 (2.91%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.94%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.94%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.97%) Over-the-Top Content
10 1 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (53.40%) Windows
2 34 (33.01%) Windows Server
3 23 (22.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (18.45%) Linux
5 10 (9.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (8.74%) Windows 10
7 8 (7.77%) CentOS
8 5 (4.85%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2016
9 4 (3.88%) Unix
10 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2019
12 1 (0.97%) Solaris
12 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.36%) Migration
2 21 (20.39%) DevOps
3 20 (19.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (13.59%) Infrastructure as Code
5 13 (12.62%) Computer Science
5 13 (12.62%) High Availability
6 12 (11.65%) ITIL
7 11 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (9.71%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (9.71%) Security Architecture
8 10 (9.71%) SOA
9 8 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (5.83%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (5.83%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.83%) Service Management
12 5 (4.85%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 5 (4.85%) Financial Analysis
12 5 (4.85%) Patch Management
12 5 (4.85%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 29 (28.16%) PowerShell
2 15 (14.56%) SQL
3 11 (10.68%) Java
4 9 (8.74%) Python
5 3 (2.91%) Bash Shell
5 3 (2.91%) Perl
5 3 (2.91%) PHP
6 2 (1.94%) C
6 2 (1.94%) VBScript
7 1 (0.97%) Go
7 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (17.48%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (17.48%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.50%) CCNA
3 13 (12.62%) SC Cleared
4 11 (10.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (8.74%) CCSA
5 9 (8.74%) Check Point Certification
6 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (6.80%) MCP
8 6 (5.83%) Degree
8 6 (5.83%) VCAP
8 6 (5.83%) VCDX
9 5 (4.85%) CCNP
10 4 (3.88%) MCSE
10 4 (3.88%) RHCSA
11 3 (2.91%) DV Cleared
11 3 (2.91%) HNC
11 3 (2.91%) MCSA
11 3 (2.91%) MCTS
12 2 (1.94%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.65%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (56.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (44.66%) Active Directory
3 42 (40.78%) vSphere
4 36 (34.95%) VMware ESXi
5 25 (24.27%) VMware NSX
6 20 (19.42%) vCloud
7 13 (12.62%) Hyper-V
8 11 (10.68%) XenApp
9 8 (7.77%) Docker
10 5 (4.85%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.94%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.97%) Firmware
12 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (25.24%) vRealize
2 12 (11.65%) Ansible
3 10 (9.71%) SCCM
3 10 (9.71%) Terraform
4 8 (7.77%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.91%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (2.91%) Packer
6 2 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.94%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.94%) Kibana
6 2 (1.94%) logstash
6 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.94%) PowerCLI
6 2 (1.94%) SCOM
6 2 (1.94%) WSUS
7 1 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.97%) Nessus
7 1 (0.97%) OPNET
7 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) VMware
2 49 (47.57%) Microsoft
3 27 (26.21%) Cisco
4 25 (24.27%) Dell
5 24 (23.30%) Citrix
6 21 (20.39%) EMC
7 16 (15.53%) NetApp
8 15 (14.56%) Fortinet
9 11 (10.68%) CheckPoint
9 11 (10.68%) Red Hat
10 9 (8.74%) Veeam
11 7 (6.80%) Mitel
12 6 (5.83%) Atlassian
12 6 (5.83%) Palo Alto
12 6 (5.83%) SolarWinds
13 4 (3.88%) McAfee
13 4 (3.88%) Splunk
14 3 (2.91%) HP
14 3 (2.91%) Juniper
14 3 (2.91%) Oracle