Period
to 22 January 2022

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 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 892 625 754
Rank change year-on-year -267 +129 +41
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 176 152 287
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.83% 1.45% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 149 118 227
10th Percentile £33,300 £33,925 £30,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,875 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +15.79%
75th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18% +42.86%

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 21,240 10,460 16,298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.48% 16.48% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 13,493 8,666 12,600
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £87,500 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £93,750 £93,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -250 138 £53,250 -13.41% 52
UK excluding London -180 107 £45,000 - 39
London -235 43 £75,000 +11.11% 14
South East -91 40 £55,000 -18.52% 12
Work from Home -201 38 £56,250 -16.67% 3
South West -35 30 £45,000 +23.20% 5
Scotland -54 14 £35,000 -36.36%
North of England -134 10 £54,500 +18.48% 11
East Midlands -59 9 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Midlands -107 9 £42,500 +13.33% 8
North East -28 6 £70,000 +47.37% 1
East of England -88 6 £28,750 -45.24% 3
North West -79 2 £41,250 -21.43% 9
Yorkshire -81 2 £54,000 +17.39% 1
Wales -52 1 £28,000 -34.12% 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 165 (93.75%) VMware
2 99 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (54.55%) vSphere
4 88 (50.00%) Windows
5 82 (46.59%) VMware ESXi
6 77 (43.75%) Azure
7 71 (40.34%) Microsoft
8 69 (39.20%) Linux
9 67 (38.07%) Active Directory
10 61 (34.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 53 (30.11%) Social Skills
11 53 (30.11%) Microsoft 365
12 51 (28.98%) Windows Server
13 48 (27.27%) PowerShell
14 46 (26.14%) DNS
15 45 (25.57%) DHCP
16 41 (23.30%) Cisco
17 38 (21.59%) SAN
17 38 (21.59%) Firewall
18 36 (20.45%) Finance
19 34 (19.32%) DevOps
20 32 (18.18%) Data Centre
20 32 (18.18%) AWS
21 31 (17.61%) VSAN
22 29 (16.48%) Citrix
23 27 (15.34%) NetApp
23 27 (15.34%) SolarWinds
23 27 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
24 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Intune
24 26 (14.77%) SCCM

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 16 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.98%) Confluence
3 7 (3.98%) OpenROAD
4 5 (2.84%) IIS
5 3 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.57%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (8.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 77 (43.75%) Azure
2 53 (30.11%) Microsoft 365
3 32 (18.18%) AWS
4 24 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (5.11%) Nutanix
6 8 (4.55%) GCP
7 7 (3.98%) Azure Storage
7 7 (3.98%) IaaS
8 6 (3.41%) OpenShift
9 5 (2.84%) Google Workspace
10 4 (2.27%) Cloud Run
11 3 (1.70%) PaaS
11 3 (1.70%) SaaS
12 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (1.14%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (1.14%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (1.14%) MinIO
12 2 (1.14%) Stackdriver
13 1 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 46 (26.14%) DNS
2 45 (25.57%) DHCP
3 38 (21.59%) Firewall
3 38 (21.59%) SAN
4 31 (17.61%) VSAN
5 20 (11.36%) TCP/IP
6 16 (9.09%) VLAN
6 16 (9.09%) WAN
7 15 (8.52%) LAN
8 11 (6.25%) Cisco Firepower
9 10 (5.68%) BGP
10 9 (5.11%) SNMP
11 7 (3.98%) NAS
11 7 (3.98%) Network Security
11 7 (3.98%) PBX
11 7 (3.98%) Wireless
12 6 (3.41%) Fibre Channel
12 6 (3.41%) iSCSI
12 6 (3.41%) VoIP
13 5 (2.84%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.98%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (3.98%) Ingres
3 2 (1.14%) MySQL
3 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.98%) JIRA
2 7 (3.98%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.84%) AutoIt
3 5 (2.84%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.14%) GitLab
General
1 53 (30.11%) Social Skills
2 36 (20.45%) Finance
3 19 (10.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 16 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.68%) Retail
6 8 (4.55%) Documentation Skills
7 7 (3.98%) Public Sector
8 5 (2.84%) Police
9 4 (2.27%) Automotive
10 3 (1.70%) Banking
11 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
11 2 (1.14%) Front Office
11 2 (1.14%) Games
11 2 (1.14%) Law
11 2 (1.14%) Legal
11 2 (1.14%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 43 (24.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (11.93%) IT Engineer
3 19 (10.80%) Support Engineer
4 16 (9.09%) Analyst
5 15 (8.52%) Network Engineer
6 14 (7.95%) Architect
6 14 (7.95%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (6.82%) IT Support
8 11 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
9 10 (5.68%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (5.68%) Data Centre Engineer
9 10 (5.68%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (5.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Server Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Developer
12 7 (3.98%) Senior Server Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Senior Storage Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Storage Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.11%) 802.1X
2 7 (3.98%) Entity Framework
2 7 (3.98%) WCF
2 7 (3.98%) WPF
3 5 (2.84%) Spine.js
3 5 (2.84%) Web Services
4 3 (1.70%) CSS
4 3 (1.70%) HTML
4 3 (1.70%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (1.70%) REST
4 3 (1.70%) SOAP
4 3 (1.70%) XML
5 2 (1.14%) .NET
5 2 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (1.14%) Kafka
5 2 (1.14%) Node.js
6 1 (0.57%) LAMP
6 1 (0.57%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 25 (14.20%) Replication
3 18 (10.23%) Clustering
4 14 (7.95%) Cyberattack
5 12 (6.82%) Enterprise Cloud
6 11 (6.25%) Cyber Defence
7 10 (5.68%) Public Cloud
8 8 (4.55%) Driving Licence
9 7 (3.98%) Legacy Systems
10 6 (3.41%) Cybercrime
11 5 (2.84%) RSA SecurID
11 5 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (2.27%) Fibre Optics
12 4 (2.27%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (2.27%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.70%) Cloud Native
13 3 (1.70%) Management Information System
14 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
14 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
14 2 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 88 (50.00%) Windows
2 69 (39.20%) Linux
3 51 (28.98%) Windows Server
4 22 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 19 (10.80%) Windows Server 2019
6 14 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (7.39%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (5.11%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (4.55%) Ubuntu
10 7 (3.98%) Kali Linux
11 5 (2.84%) CentOS
11 5 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.84%) Windows 8
12 4 (2.27%) VMS
12 4 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (1.70%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.57%) AIX
14 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (34.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (19.32%) DevOps
3 27 (15.34%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (13.07%) Load Balancing
5 21 (11.93%) Storage Management
6 19 (10.80%) ITIL
6 19 (10.80%) Service Management
7 16 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (9.09%) Server Management
7 16 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 15 (8.52%) Systems Engineering
9 14 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (7.95%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 14 (7.95%) Threat Intelligence
10 13 (7.39%) Computer Science
10 13 (7.39%) Data Loss Prevention
11 12 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (6.25%) Network Management
13 10 (5.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.27%) PowerShell
2 17 (9.66%) Bash
3 14 (7.95%) Python
4 12 (6.82%) SQL
5 11 (6.25%) C#
6 7 (3.98%) C
6 7 (3.98%) Ingres ABF
7 6 (3.41%) Go
8 5 (2.84%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.14%) Java
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (8.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 14 (7.95%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.82%) CCNA
6 11 (6.25%) Degree
7 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.41%) CCNP
9 5 (2.84%) Chartered Engineer
9 5 (2.84%) MCSE
9 5 (2.84%) VCAP
10 4 (2.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
12 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (1.14%) Master's Degree
12 2 (1.14%) MCITP
13 1 (0.57%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) SLA
2 5 (2.84%) NCSC
2 5 (2.84%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 99 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (54.55%) vSphere
3 82 (46.59%) VMware ESXi
4 67 (38.07%) Active Directory
5 21 (11.93%) VMware NSX
6 15 (8.52%) Hyper-V
7 11 (6.25%) Docker
8 7 (3.98%) vCloud
9 6 (3.41%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (2.84%) BitLocker
10 5 (2.84%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (2.84%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (2.84%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (2.84%) XenApp
10 5 (2.84%) XenDesktop
11 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.27%) NFS
12 3 (1.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (1.14%) KVM
13 2 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Intune
1 26 (14.77%) SCCM
2 18 (10.23%) Ansible
3 13 (7.39%) Nagios
3 13 (7.39%) WSUS
4 12 (6.82%) SolarWinds Orion
5 11 (6.25%) PowerCLI
5 11 (6.25%) Prometheus
6 9 (5.11%) Grafana
6 9 (5.11%) Single Sign-On
6 9 (5.11%) Terraform
7 8 (4.55%) Kubernetes
7 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
7 8 (4.55%) vRealize
8 7 (3.98%) SCOM
9 5 (2.84%) NetBackup
10 4 (2.27%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (2.27%) Istio
10 4 (2.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (2.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 165 (93.75%) VMware
2 71 (40.34%) Microsoft
3 41 (23.30%) Cisco
4 29 (16.48%) Citrix
5 27 (15.34%) NetApp
5 27 (15.34%) SolarWinds
6 24 (13.64%) Dell
6 24 (13.64%) HP
6 24 (13.64%) Veeam
7 19 (10.80%) IBM
8 15 (8.52%) Zerto
9 13 (7.39%) Nimble Storage
9 13 (7.39%) Red Hat
10 11 (6.25%) EMC
10 11 (6.25%) Google
11 10 (5.68%) Symantec
12 8 (4.55%) Juniper
13 7 (3.98%) 3PAR
13 7 (3.98%) McAfee
13 7 (3.98%) Telerik