Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 820 803
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17 -22
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 379 406 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.38% 2.52% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 317 333 457
UK median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +17.65% -14.57%
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% -15.79%

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 15904 16143 16542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.83% 8.68% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 13023 13055 13522
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +14 378 £42,500 -15.00% 20
UK excluding London +6 230 £40,000 -13.04% 15
London +2 148 £50,000 -9.09% 6
South East +40 118 £40,000 -27.27% 4
North of England -3 35 £37,500 -1.32% 4
Yorkshire +37 31 £37,500 +7.91% 2
East of England +19 29 £67,500 +50.00% 3
South West -26 29 £42,500 - 1
Midlands +32 22 £35,500 -16.47% 2
West Midlands +25 18 £38,750 -22.11% 2
East Midlands +25 4 £29,750 -30.00%
North East +1 2 £45,000 -
North West -43 2 £43,750 -4.89% 2

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 376 (99.21%) VMware
2 314 (82.85%) Windows
3 250 (65.96%) VMware ESXi
4 245 (64.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 211 (55.67%) Active Directory
6 206 (54.35%) Windows Server
7 205 (54.09%) Microsoft
8 183 (48.28%) Cisco
9 160 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 137 (36.15%) MS Exchange
11 135 (35.62%) vSphere
12 127 (33.51%) Linux
13 118 (31.13%) ITIL
14 116 (30.61%) Firewall
15 108 (28.50%) Windows Server 2008
16 106 (27.97%) SQL Server
17 100 (26.39%) DNS
18 94 (24.80%) SAN
19 88 (23.22%) Exchange Server 2010
20 81 (21.37%) DHCP
21 80 (21.11%) HP
22 79 (20.84%) SQL
23 77 (20.32%) Citrix
24 75 (19.79%) Clustering
24 75 (19.79%) PowerShell
25 74 (19.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
25 74 (19.53%) Data Centre
26 72 (19.00%) Microsoft Azure
27 68 (17.94%) Office 365
28 66 (17.41%) Cisco Certification

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
1 137 (36.15%) MS Exchange
2 88 (23.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (15.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (6.86%) Skype for Business
5 22 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (5.80%) IIS
6 17 (4.49%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.17%) Apache
8 7 (1.85%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (1.06%) Confluence
11 3 (0.79%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.26%) CMS
13 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 41 (10.82%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 72 (19.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (17.94%) Office 365
3 42 (11.08%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (2.90%) IaaS
6 9 (2.37%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (1.85%) PaaS
8 6 (1.58%) Akamai
9 4 (1.06%) SaaS
10 3 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.79%) Oracle CX
11 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.26%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.26%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 116 (30.61%) Firewall
2 100 (26.39%) DNS
3 94 (24.80%) SAN
4 81 (21.37%) DHCP
5 64 (16.89%) TCP/IP
6 61 (16.09%) VPN
7 57 (15.04%) WAN
8 42 (11.08%) LAN
9 40 (10.55%) Cisco ASA
10 37 (9.76%) VLAN
11 35 (9.23%) SSL
12 33 (8.71%) Remote Desktop
13 27 (7.12%) Network Security
14 25 (6.60%) MPLS
15 24 (6.33%) VoIP
16 23 (6.07%) NAS
17 19 (5.01%) FCoE
17 19 (5.01%) VSAN
18 18 (4.75%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (4.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (27.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.64%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (1.06%) MySQL
8 3 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.79%) SAP HANA
9 2 (0.53%) DB2
10 1 (0.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 17 (4.49%) JIRA
2 10 (2.64%) Redmine
2 10 (2.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.11%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.06%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.79%) Subversion
6 2 (0.53%) Hudson
6 2 (0.53%) MSI
6 2 (0.53%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.26%) WiX
General
1 47 (12.40%) Finance
2 19 (5.01%) Law
3 16 (4.22%) Legal
4 14 (3.69%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.17%) Advertising
6 10 (2.64%) Games
7 9 (2.37%) Retail
8 6 (1.58%) Banking
8 6 (1.58%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.32%) Electronics
9 5 (1.32%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.06%) Aerospace
10 4 (1.06%) Front Office
10 4 (1.06%) Marketing
11 1 (0.26%) French Language
11 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 103 (27.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (14.78%) VMware Engineer
3 52 (13.72%) Analyst
4 51 (13.46%) Support Engineer
5 36 (9.50%) Systems Engineer
6 32 (8.44%) Support Analyst
7 30 (7.92%) IT Engineer
7 30 (7.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (7.12%) Windows Engineer
9 25 (6.60%) Infrastructure Support
10 24 (6.33%) IT Support
11 22 (5.80%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (5.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 21 (5.54%) Consultant
13 20 (5.28%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (5.28%) Network Engineer
14 19 (5.01%) Senior Analyst
15 18 (4.75%) Administrator
15 18 (4.75%) Architect
15 18 (4.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.17%) Web Services
2 6 (1.58%) HTML
2 6 (1.58%) Middleware
3 5 (1.32%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.32%) XML
4 4 (1.06%) Java EE
4 4 (1.06%) STL
4 4 (1.06%) X-Windows
5 3 (0.79%) COM
5 3 (0.79%) CSS
5 3 (0.79%) LAMP
5 3 (0.79%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.53%) .NET
6 2 (0.53%) JTAPI
6 2 (0.53%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.53%) RFC 2833
6 2 (0.53%) TAPI
6 2 (0.53%) Velocity
7 1 (0.26%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 75 (19.79%) Clustering
2 74 (19.53%) Data Centre
3 42 (11.08%) Replication
4 33 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (5.54%) Management Information System
6 16 (4.22%) Public Cloud
7 13 (3.43%) Handset
8 12 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (2.90%) Private Cloud
10 10 (2.64%) Blackberry
10 10 (2.64%) Driving Licence
10 10 (2.64%) Fat Client
10 10 (2.64%) Thin Client
11 8 (2.11%) User Experience
12 6 (1.58%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.58%) Derivative
12 6 (1.58%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.58%) iPhone
13 5 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
14 4 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 314 (82.85%) Windows
2 206 (54.35%) Windows Server
3 160 (42.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 127 (33.51%) Linux
5 108 (28.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 36 (9.50%) Windows 7
7 34 (8.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (7.12%) Unix
9 22 (5.80%) CentOS
10 12 (3.17%) Solaris
10 12 (3.17%) Windows 10
11 9 (2.37%) Ubuntu
12 8 (2.11%) Windows 8
13 7 (1.85%) Mac OS
13 7 (1.85%) VMS
14 6 (1.58%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.53%) Debian
15 2 (0.53%) Fedora
15 2 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (31.13%) ITIL
2 47 (12.40%) Disaster Recovery
3 41 (10.82%) Problem Management
4 40 (10.55%) Service Delivery
5 36 (9.50%) Service Management
6 35 (9.23%) Mentoring
7 34 (8.97%) High Availability
8 33 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (8.18%) DevOps
9 31 (8.18%) Information Security
9 31 (8.18%) Migration
10 26 (6.86%) ITIL V3
11 25 (6.60%) ITSM
11 25 (6.60%) Load Balancing
12 23 (6.07%) Change Management
13 22 (5.80%) Configuration Management
14 21 (5.54%) Asset Management
14 21 (5.54%) Presales
15 19 (5.01%) Network Monitoring
15 19 (5.01%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 79 (20.84%) SQL
2 75 (19.79%) PowerShell
3 35 (9.23%) Python
4 29 (7.65%) Bash Shell
5 20 (5.28%) C
5 20 (5.28%) Perl
6 15 (3.96%) Shell Script
7 12 (3.17%) Korn
8 9 (2.37%) PHP
9 7 (1.85%) Java
10 6 (1.58%) C#
10 6 (1.58%) C++
10 6 (1.58%) VBScript
11 5 (1.32%) JavaScript
12 4 (1.06%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 74 (19.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 66 (17.41%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 48 (12.66%) CCNA
5 45 (11.87%) MCSE
5 45 (11.87%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 44 (11.61%) Security Cleared
7 31 (8.18%) MCITP
8 27 (7.12%) DV Cleared
9 24 (6.33%) Degree
10 22 (5.80%) CCNP
11 20 (5.28%) MCSA
11 20 (5.28%) SC Cleared
12 15 (3.96%) MCP
13 13 (3.43%) CCIE
14 10 (2.64%) CISSP
14 10 (2.64%) CompTIA Security+
14 10 (2.64%) Network+ Certification
14 10 (2.64%) SANS
14 10 (2.64%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (2.37%) SLA
3 4 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (0.79%) QA
5 2 (0.53%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 250 (65.96%) VMware ESXi
2 245 (64.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 211 (55.67%) Active Directory
4 135 (35.62%) vSphere
5 49 (12.93%) VMware NSX
6 45 (11.87%) Hyper-V
7 23 (6.07%) XenApp
8 22 (5.80%) Virtual Machines
9 19 (5.01%) Terminal Services
10 17 (4.49%) vCloud
11 16 (4.22%) NFS
12 12 (3.17%) Firmware
13 10 (2.64%) Samba
13 10 (2.64%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (2.64%) XenDesktop
14 7 (1.85%) KVM
14 7 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
14 7 (1.85%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (1.58%) Virtual Desktop
16 4 (1.06%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 50 (13.19%) SCCM
2 49 (12.93%) Backup Exec
3 38 (10.03%) WSUS
4 34 (8.97%) SCOM
4 34 (8.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 33 (8.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 33 (8.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 31 (8.18%) Puppet
7 29 (7.65%) vRealize
8 28 (7.39%) Ansible
8 28 (7.39%) Nagios
9 20 (5.28%) Opscode Chef
10 17 (4.49%) Microsoft Clustering
11 14 (3.69%) Cacti
11 14 (3.69%) PowerCLI
11 14 (3.69%) SCDPM
12 10 (2.64%) Cisco CUCM
13 9 (2.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 9 (2.37%) NetBackup
14 8 (2.11%) Simpana
Vendors
1 376 (99.21%) VMware
2 205 (54.09%) Microsoft
3 183 (48.28%) Cisco
4 80 (21.11%) HP
5 77 (20.32%) Citrix
6 61 (16.09%) Juniper
7 56 (14.78%) Symantec
8 54 (14.25%) Veritas
9 47 (12.40%) Red Hat
10 46 (12.14%) F5
11 43 (11.35%) Dell
12 42 (11.08%) NetApp
13 35 (9.23%) Forcepoint
13 35 (9.23%) Veeam
14 34 (8.97%) Altiris
15 22 (5.80%) SolarWinds
16 21 (5.54%) 3PAR
17 20 (5.28%) CheckPoint
18 18 (4.75%) EMC
19 17 (4.49%) Avaya