Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 790 836 837
Rank change year-on-year +46 +1 -30
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 354 378 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.99% 2.33% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 293 316 330
UK median annual salary £49,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.47% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £33,200
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,375 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -13.04% +15.00%

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 17,772 16,234 16,555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.13% 9.04% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14,031 13,303 13,392
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 +5 324 £47,500 +11.76% 54
UK excluding London +40 217 £42,500 +6.25% 47
London +38 122 £57,000 +14.00% 8
South East -29 70 £46,000 +15.00% 8
North of England +46 40 £37,500 - 13
South West +22 36 £35,000 -17.65% 10
East of England +32 29 £51,250 -24.07% 3
Midlands +40 25 £38,500 +8.45% 12
Yorkshire +30 23 £37,500 - 8
East Midlands +37 20 £38,500 +29.41% 6
Scotland - 17 £50,000 -
North West +31 16 £37,500 -14.29% 3
West Midlands +6 5 £52,500 +35.48% 6
North East -1 1 £28,000 -37.78% 2

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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.

1 338 (95.48%) VMware
2 268 (75.71%) VMware ESXi
3 253 (71.47%) Windows
4 242 (68.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 192 (54.24%) Windows Server
6 186 (52.54%) Microsoft
7 176 (49.72%) Active Directory
8 160 (45.20%) Linux
9 134 (37.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 103 (29.10%) Microsoft Azure
11 101 (28.53%) Cisco
12 94 (26.55%) vSphere
13 90 (25.42%) Firewall
14 84 (23.73%) SQL Server
15 83 (23.45%) SAN
16 81 (22.88%) PowerShell
17 79 (22.32%) Windows Server 2012
18 74 (20.90%) NetApp
19 73 (20.62%) ITIL
19 73 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
20 71 (20.06%) Hyper-V
21 69 (19.49%) DNS
22 63 (17.80%) Puppet
23 62 (17.51%) Microsoft Certification
24 60 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
24 60 (16.95%) EMC
24 60 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
25 59 (16.67%) HP
25 59 (16.67%) Ansible
26 57 (16.10%) Bash Shell

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 45 (12.71%) MS Exchange
2 44 (12.43%) IIS
3 31 (8.76%) SharePoint
4 29 (8.19%) OpenStack
5 16 (4.52%) Skype for Business
6 9 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (1.98%) Apache
7 7 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.98%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.56%) Confluence
9 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.28%) SAS
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (6.50%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.85%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 103 (29.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (14.41%) Office 365
3 32 (9.04%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (5.65%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (4.24%) IaaS
6 14 (3.95%) OpenShift
7 6 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.69%) Amazon S3
7 6 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (1.13%) SaaS
9 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.28%) G Suite
11 1 (0.28%) GitHub
11 1 (0.28%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (25.42%) Firewall
2 83 (23.45%) SAN
3 69 (19.49%) DNS
4 55 (15.54%) DHCP
5 49 (13.84%) TCP/IP
6 35 (9.89%) iSCSI
7 29 (8.19%) LAN
7 29 (8.19%) VLAN
8 28 (7.91%) WAN
9 27 (7.63%) Fibre Channel
9 27 (7.63%) MPLS
10 23 (6.50%) SNMP
11 21 (5.93%) VPN
12 18 (5.08%) FCoE
13 17 (4.80%) VoIP
14 16 (4.52%) NetScaler
15 15 (4.24%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (3.95%) NAS
16 14 (3.95%) Network Security
17 12 (3.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.80%) Big Data
3 12 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (1.13%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.28%) DB2
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.28%) MySQL
8 1 (0.28%) NonStop SQL
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.28%) Redis
8 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (7.63%) JIRA
2 17 (4.80%) Redmine
3 15 (4.24%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 9 (2.54%) Bitbucket
6 8 (2.26%) git-flow
7 2 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.28%) GitLab
8 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.28%) QUnit
General
1 43 (12.15%) Finance
2 22 (6.21%) Games
3 15 (4.24%) Advertising
4 7 (1.98%) Billing
5 6 (1.69%) Retail
6 5 (1.41%) Legal
7 3 (0.85%) Marketing
8 2 (0.56%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
9 1 (0.28%) Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 124 (35.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 55 (15.54%) Linux Engineer
3 37 (10.45%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (9.04%) VMware Engineer
5 31 (8.76%) Administrator
6 28 (7.91%) Systems Administrator
7 25 (7.06%) Systems Engineer
8 24 (6.78%) Platform Engineer
9 23 (6.50%) Support Engineer
10 22 (6.21%) Windows Engineer
11 21 (5.93%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (5.65%) Network Engineer
13 18 (5.08%) Consultant
13 18 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
13 18 (5.08%) Wintel Engineer
14 17 (4.80%) IT Engineer
14 17 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
15 16 (4.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 16 (4.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
16 15 (4.24%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.95%) Middleware
2 6 (1.69%) LDAP
2 6 (1.69%) Web Services
3 3 (0.85%) .NET
3 3 (0.85%) LAMP
4 2 (0.56%) REST
5 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.28%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.28%) Backbone.js
5 1 (0.28%) COM
5 1 (0.28%) Ember.js
5 1 (0.28%) Kafka
5 1 (0.28%) Web Services Management
5 1 (0.28%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 34 (9.60%) Private Cloud
3 24 (6.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 22 (6.21%) Clustering
5 15 (4.24%) EMC VNX
6 12 (3.39%) Public Cloud
6 12 (3.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 9 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.54%) Replication
7 9 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.98%) Cybercrime
8 7 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.69%) HP Storage
10 5 (1.41%) Derivative
11 4 (1.13%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (1.13%) EMC VMAX
11 4 (1.13%) EMC VNXe
11 4 (1.13%) FMCG
11 4 (1.13%) PKI
12 3 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 253 (71.47%) Windows
2 192 (54.24%) Windows Server
3 160 (45.20%) Linux
4 79 (22.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (20.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (11.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (9.60%) CentOS
8 28 (7.91%) Windows 10
9 20 (5.65%) Ubuntu
10 16 (4.52%) Fedora
11 15 (4.24%) Windows 7
12 13 (3.67%) Unix
13 12 (3.39%) Mac OS X
13 12 (3.39%) VMS
14 11 (3.11%) Data ONTAP
15 9 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 7 (1.98%) Windows 2000
16 7 (1.98%) Windows NT
17 6 (1.69%) Apple iOS
18 4 (1.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (37.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 73 (20.62%) ITIL
3 60 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (15.54%) Service Management
5 54 (15.25%) Problem Management
6 40 (11.30%) Root Cause Analysis
7 36 (10.17%) Systems Engineering
8 33 (9.32%) High Availability
8 33 (9.32%) Service Delivery
9 29 (8.19%) Mentoring
9 29 (8.19%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (8.19%) Software Engineering
10 28 (7.91%) Configuration Management
11 25 (7.06%) Cybersecurity
11 25 (7.06%) Incident Management
11 25 (7.06%) User Stories
12 23 (6.50%) Server Building
13 22 (6.21%) Storage Management
14 21 (5.93%) DevOps
14 21 (5.93%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 81 (22.88%) PowerShell
2 57 (16.10%) Bash Shell
3 41 (11.58%) Python
4 37 (10.45%) C
4 37 (10.45%) SQL
5 16 (4.52%) Korn
6 8 (2.26%) JavaScript
7 7 (1.98%) VB
8 6 (1.69%) VBScript
9 3 (0.85%) Java
10 2 (0.56%) C#
10 2 (0.56%) C++
10 2 (0.56%) Perl
10 2 (0.56%) R
Qualifications
1 62 (17.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (16.95%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (15.25%) Security Cleared
3 54 (15.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 42 (11.86%) MCSE
5 40 (11.30%) DV Cleared
6 37 (10.45%) CCNA
7 34 (9.60%) Degree
8 27 (7.63%) Linux+ Certification
9 26 (7.34%) CISSP
10 25 (7.06%) CCNP
10 25 (7.06%) CompTIA Security+
10 25 (7.06%) GIAC
10 25 (7.06%) Network+ Certification
10 25 (7.06%) SANS
10 25 (7.06%) SSCP
11 21 (5.93%) RHCE
12 18 (5.08%) MCSA
13 12 (3.39%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (2.54%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.54%) SLA
3 5 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.13%) GDPR
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 268 (75.71%) VMware ESXi
2 242 (68.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 176 (49.72%) Active Directory
4 94 (26.55%) vSphere
5 71 (20.06%) Hyper-V
6 50 (14.12%) NFS
7 44 (12.43%) Docker
8 41 (11.58%) VMware NSX
9 26 (7.34%) XenApp
10 25 (7.06%) Samba
11 24 (6.78%) VirtualBox
11 24 (6.78%) Xen
12 20 (5.65%) XenDesktop
13 17 (4.80%) vCloud
14 16 (4.52%) Virtual Machines
15 12 (3.39%) DFS Replication
15 12 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (3.11%) Virtual Desktop
17 9 (2.54%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 8 (2.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 63 (17.80%) Puppet
2 59 (16.67%) Ansible
3 46 (12.99%) Nagios
4 44 (12.43%) SCCM
5 39 (11.02%) vRealize
6 36 (10.17%) SCOM
7 31 (8.76%) Kubernetes
8 30 (8.47%) Docker Swarm
9 18 (5.08%) Microsoft Clustering
10 17 (4.80%) vMotion
11 16 (4.52%) NetBackup
11 16 (4.52%) OpenNMS
11 16 (4.52%) WSUS
11 16 (4.52%) ZABBIX
12 15 (4.24%) Backup Exec
13 11 (3.11%) WMI
14 10 (2.82%) IBM BigFix
15 9 (2.54%) Terraform
16 8 (2.26%) SCVMM
17 7 (1.98%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 338 (95.48%) VMware
2 186 (52.54%) Microsoft
3 101 (28.53%) Cisco
4 74 (20.90%) NetApp
5 60 (16.95%) EMC
6 59 (16.67%) HP
7 56 (15.82%) Red Hat
8 47 (13.28%) Veeam
9 46 (12.99%) SolarWinds
10 43 (12.15%) Dell
11 36 (10.17%) Citrix
12 33 (9.32%) BMC
13 32 (9.04%) ServiceNow
14 20 (5.65%) Veritas
15 19 (5.37%) IBM
16 17 (4.80%) F5
17 16 (4.52%) Cloudera
17 16 (4.52%) Hortonworks
18 14 (3.95%) Avaya
18 14 (3.95%) Nimble Storage