Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 753 773 828
Rank change year-on-year +20 +55 +33
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 278 354 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.74% 2.06% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 216 291 319
UK median annual salary £53,500 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.63% +9.20% -8.42%
10th Percentile £30,500 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -3.75% -11.11%

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 16,008 17,205 15,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 11.36% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12,180 13,458 12,874
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.19% +7.62% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,075 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 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 +50 268 £55,000 +21.21% 72
UK excluding London +55 181 £55,000 +42.86% 60
London +55 95 £50,000 -13.79% 19
South West +33 61 £55,000 +57.14% 10
South East +34 54 £65,000 +52.94% 20
Midlands +30 23 £55,000 +42.86% 5
West Midlands +40 20 £55,000 +4.76% 3
North of England +43 19 £37,500 - 15
East of England +41 16 £33,500 -33.00% 3
Yorkshire +39 15 £37,500 - 5
Scotland +25 7 £31,000 -38.00% 2
North West +29 4 £28,750 -11.54% 9
East Midlands +2 3 £37,500 -2.60% 2
Wales - 1 £40,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 265 (95.32%) VMware
2 197 (70.86%) Windows
3 191 (68.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 149 (53.60%) VMware ESXi
5 148 (53.24%) Microsoft
6 146 (52.52%) Active Directory
7 126 (45.32%) Windows Server
8 105 (37.77%) PowerShell
9 103 (37.05%) Cisco
10 91 (32.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 75 (26.98%) Azure
12 74 (26.62%) vSphere
13 72 (25.90%) Office 365
14 67 (24.10%) Windows 10
15 65 (23.38%) DNS
16 64 (23.02%) Firewall
16 64 (23.02%) Security Cleared
17 60 (21.58%) Linux
17 60 (21.58%) ITIL
18 53 (19.06%) Veeam
19 52 (18.71%) DHCP
20 51 (18.35%) WAN
20 51 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
21 49 (17.63%) Cisco Certification
22 48 (17.27%) SCCM
23 47 (16.91%) Microsoft Office
23 47 (16.91%) SAN
24 45 (16.19%) LAN
25 44 (15.83%) DV Cleared
26 43 (15.47%) Windows Server 2012

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 32 (11.51%) MS Exchange
2 26 (9.35%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.47%) IIS
4 16 (5.76%) Oracle Workflow
5 10 (3.60%) Skype for Business
6 9 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.88%) WebSphere
8 7 (2.52%) Tornado
9 6 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.80%) Apache
11 3 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.72%) SAS
12 2 (0.72%) WordPress
13 1 (0.36%) Site Server
Applications
1 47 (16.91%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 75 (26.98%) Azure
2 72 (25.90%) Office 365
3 42 (15.11%) AWS
4 14 (5.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.88%) IaaS
6 5 (1.80%) Mimecast
7 4 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.44%) SaaS
8 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.36%) GCP
9 1 (0.36%) PaaS
9 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (23.38%) DNS
2 64 (23.02%) Firewall
3 52 (18.71%) DHCP
4 51 (18.35%) WAN
5 47 (16.91%) SAN
6 45 (16.19%) LAN
7 42 (15.11%) VLAN
8 32 (11.51%) Wireless
9 27 (9.71%) NAS
10 26 (9.35%) VSAN
11 25 (8.99%) Cisco ASA
12 23 (8.27%) Network Security
13 21 (7.55%) Cisco Firepower
13 21 (7.55%) Cisco ISE
14 20 (7.19%) TCP/IP
15 17 (6.12%) VoIP
16 15 (5.40%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (5.04%) VPN
18 10 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
19 9 (3.24%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.68%) Big Data
3 5 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 16 (5.76%) MSI
2 4 (1.44%) JIRA
3 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.72%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.72%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.36%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.36%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (9.35%) Legal
2 18 (6.47%) Military
3 17 (6.12%) Aerospace
4 15 (5.40%) Finance
5 10 (3.60%) Law
6 6 (2.16%) Games
6 6 (2.16%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.80%) Retail
8 3 (1.08%) Marketing
9 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.72%) Housing Association
9 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.72%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 79 (28.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 33 (11.87%) Support Engineer
3 23 (8.27%) Consultant
4 20 (7.19%) Developer
5 19 (6.83%) Administrator
5 19 (6.83%) ServiceNow Developer
6 17 (6.12%) Network Engineer
6 17 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
7 16 (5.76%) IT Engineer
8 15 (5.40%) Analyst
8 15 (5.40%) Platform Engineer
8 15 (5.40%) VMware Engineer
9 14 (5.04%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (4.68%) Network Consultant
10 13 (4.68%) Systems Integrator
11 12 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (3.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 11 (3.96%) IT Support
13 10 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (3.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.16%) SAML
2 4 (1.44%) Web Services
3 3 (1.08%) .NET
3 3 (1.08%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.72%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.36%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.36%) REST
5 1 (0.36%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 36 (12.95%) Private Cloud
2 32 (11.51%) Data Centre
3 30 (10.79%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (10.07%) Public Cloud
5 22 (7.91%) Enterprise Storage
6 21 (7.55%) Replication
7 14 (5.04%) Clustering
8 12 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (4.32%) User Experience
9 11 (3.96%) Management Information System
10 10 (3.60%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (2.52%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
12 4 (1.44%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.44%) Mainframe
12 4 (1.44%) Smartphone
12 4 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.72%) Blackberry
13 2 (0.72%) CCTV
13 2 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 197 (70.86%) Windows
2 126 (45.32%) Windows Server
3 67 (24.10%) Windows 10
4 60 (21.58%) Linux
5 43 (15.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 32 (11.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (8.27%) CentOS
8 18 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (5.76%) Fedora
9 16 (5.76%) Ubuntu
9 16 (5.76%) Windows 7
10 15 (5.40%) Unix
11 10 (3.60%) Windows 8
12 5 (1.80%) VMS
13 4 (1.44%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (1.08%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.72%) Android
15 2 (0.72%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (32.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 60 (21.58%) ITIL
3 51 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (14.75%) Service Delivery
5 40 (14.39%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (11.87%) Service Management
7 26 (9.35%) Configuration Management
8 25 (8.99%) High Availability
9 23 (8.27%) Load Balancing
10 22 (7.91%) DevOps
11 21 (7.55%) Analytics
12 20 (7.19%) ITSM
12 20 (7.19%) Mentoring
13 19 (6.83%) Network Virtualisation
14 17 (6.12%) Actionable Insight
14 17 (6.12%) NsoIT
14 17 (6.12%) Workflow
15 16 (5.76%) Change Management
15 16 (5.76%) Network Design
15 16 (5.76%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 105 (37.77%) PowerShell
2 31 (11.15%) Python
3 28 (10.07%) Java
4 25 (8.99%) SQL
5 24 (8.63%) Bash Shell
5 24 (8.63%) C
6 14 (5.04%) Perl
7 13 (4.68%) VBScript
8 8 (2.88%) R
9 6 (2.16%) JavaScript
9 6 (2.16%) Ruby
10 4 (1.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 64 (23.02%) Security Cleared
2 49 (17.63%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (15.83%) DV Cleared
4 42 (15.11%) SC Cleared
5 36 (12.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (11.51%) CCNP
7 28 (10.07%) CCNA
8 26 (9.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 18 (6.47%) CCDP
9 18 (6.47%) CCIE
10 17 (6.12%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 17 (6.12%) MCSE
11 16 (5.76%) Degree
12 13 (4.68%) CISSP
12 13 (4.68%) GIAC
12 13 (4.68%) SANS
13 12 (4.32%) CompTIA Security+
13 12 (4.32%) Linux+ Certification
13 12 (4.32%) Network+ Certification
13 12 (4.32%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.68%) SLA
2 5 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.44%) NIST
4 2 (0.72%) NCSC
4 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.72%) QA
4 2 (0.72%) RMADS
5 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.36%) GDPR
5 1 (0.36%) GxP
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 191 (68.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 149 (53.60%) VMware ESXi
3 146 (52.52%) Active Directory
4 74 (26.62%) vSphere
5 30 (10.79%) vCloud
6 28 (10.07%) VMware NSX
7 19 (6.83%) Docker
8 18 (6.47%) Hyper-V
9 17 (6.12%) NFS
10 16 (5.76%) XenApp
11 14 (5.04%) Virtual Machines
11 14 (5.04%) VirtualBox
11 14 (5.04%) Xen
12 13 (4.68%) Samba
13 10 (3.60%) Virtual Servers
14 6 (2.16%) XenDesktop
15 5 (1.80%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (1.08%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 2 (0.72%) DFS Replication
17 2 (0.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 48 (17.27%) SCCM
2 31 (11.15%) WSUS
3 26 (9.35%) Ansible
4 25 (8.99%) Puppet
5 19 (6.83%) vRealize
6 17 (6.12%) Kubernetes
7 16 (5.76%) SCOM
8 14 (5.04%) Cisco Prime
8 14 (5.04%) Docker Swarm
8 14 (5.04%) Nagios
9 13 (4.68%) OpenNMS
9 13 (4.68%) ZABBIX
10 11 (3.96%) Backup Exec
11 8 (2.88%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (2.52%) Avamar
12 7 (2.52%) PowerCLI
12 7 (2.52%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 6 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
14 5 (1.80%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (1.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 265 (95.32%) VMware
2 148 (53.24%) Microsoft
3 103 (37.05%) Cisco
4 53 (19.06%) Veeam
5 42 (15.11%) Dell
6 41 (14.75%) NetApp
7 37 (13.31%) SolarWinds
8 34 (12.23%) Citrix
9 26 (9.35%) McAfee
9 26 (9.35%) ServiceNow
10 25 (8.99%) Oracle
11 24 (8.63%) EMC
12 21 (7.55%) Meraki
13 20 (7.19%) Atlassian
13 20 (7.19%) HP
13 20 (7.19%) Red Hat
14 16 (5.76%) Juniper
14 16 (5.76%) Symantec
15 13 (4.68%) Cloudera
15 13 (4.68%) Hortonworks