Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 693 838 822
Rank change year-on-year +145 -16 +73
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 154 277 416
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.37% 1.48% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 130 241 301
Median annual salary £57,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.72% -4.44% -5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +15.38%

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 11,219 18,691 18,088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.23% 12.69% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,910 14,284 14,294
Median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
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 5 July 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 5 July 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 +147 150 £59,000 +37.21% 20
UK excluding London +111 83 £45,000 +5.88% 18
London +166 68 £62,000 +9.73% 3
South East +79 29 £57,750 +26.23% 5
North of England +136 18 £46,250 +23.33% 7
South West +81 16 £33,000 -2.22% 3
Midlands +132 15 £50,000 +42.86% 1
North West +113 10 £47,500 +46.15% 5
Work from Home +69 10 £62,500 +45.35%
West Midlands +99 9 £58,750 +67.86% 1
Yorkshire +108 8 £28,750 -23.33% 2
East Midlands +77 6 £45,000 -
East of England +76 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Scotland - 2 £31,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 5 July 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.

1 153 (99.35%) VMware
2 113 (73.38%) Windows
3 107 (69.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 104 (67.53%) Active Directory
5 103 (66.88%) Microsoft
6 102 (66.23%) VMware ESXi
7 91 (59.09%) Windows Server
8 60 (38.96%) vSphere
9 55 (35.71%) DNS
9 55 (35.71%) PowerShell
10 49 (31.82%) Office 365
10 49 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 48 (31.17%) Azure
12 47 (30.52%) DHCP
12 47 (30.52%) SAN
13 45 (29.22%) Citrix
14 41 (26.62%) MS Exchange
15 39 (25.32%) SCCM
15 39 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
16 38 (24.68%) Dell
17 37 (24.03%) Cisco
17 37 (24.03%) Linux
18 34 (22.08%) ITIL
19 33 (21.43%) NetApp
19 33 (21.43%) Firewall
19 33 (21.43%) Data Centre
20 32 (20.78%) SQL Server
21 30 (19.48%) Security Cleared
22 29 (18.83%) Hyper-V
23 27 (17.53%) XenApp

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 41 (26.62%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (10.39%) IIS
4 12 (7.79%) SharePoint
5 11 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (7.14%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.90%) SAS
7 5 (3.25%) Confluence
8 4 (2.60%) Apache
9 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 49 (31.82%) Office 365
2 48 (31.17%) Azure
3 27 (17.53%) AWS
4 20 (12.99%) Mimecast
5 16 (10.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 9 (5.84%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 6 (3.90%) Amazon ELB
7 6 (3.90%) Amazon S3
7 6 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (3.90%) IaaS
7 6 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.95%) PaaS
9 2 (1.30%) BPaaS
9 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.30%) GCP
9 2 (1.30%) GitHub
9 2 (1.30%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.30%) SaaS
10 1 (0.65%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 55 (35.71%) DNS
2 47 (30.52%) DHCP
2 47 (30.52%) SAN
3 33 (21.43%) Firewall
4 27 (17.53%) WAN
5 24 (15.58%) TCP/IP
6 18 (11.69%) LAN
7 16 (10.39%) VSAN
8 14 (9.09%) VLAN
9 13 (8.44%) Remote Desktop
9 13 (8.44%) Skype
10 10 (6.49%) VPN
11 9 (5.84%) Fibre Channel
11 9 (5.84%) NetScaler
12 8 (5.19%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (3.90%) iSCSI
13 6 (3.90%) Reverse Proxy
14 5 (3.25%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (2.60%) Cisco IOS
15 4 (2.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (4.55%) Big Data
2 7 (4.55%) SQL Server 2017
3 5 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.25%) JIRA
3 3 (1.95%) Bitbucket
3 3 (1.95%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (1.30%) Artifactory
4 2 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.30%) FishEye
4 2 (1.30%) GoCD
4 2 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (16.23%) Finance
2 12 (7.79%) Legal
3 11 (7.14%) Law
4 6 (3.90%) Advertising
5 4 (2.60%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.95%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.95%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.30%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Games
8 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (30.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (11.04%) Network Engineer
3 13 (8.44%) Consultant
4 10 (6.49%) Analyst
4 10 (6.49%) Server Engineer
5 8 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (5.19%) Administrator
5 8 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (5.19%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (5.19%) VMware Consultant
5 8 (5.19%) VMware Engineer
6 7 (4.55%) Architect
6 7 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (3.90%) Citrix Consultant
7 6 (3.90%) Platform Manager
7 6 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.19%) SAML
1 8 (5.19%) Web Services
2 5 (3.25%) .NET
3 3 (1.95%) JSON
4 2 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.30%) LDAP
4 2 (1.30%) RESTful
4 2 (1.30%) XML
5 1 (0.65%) .NET Core
5 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.65%) Flash
5 1 (0.65%) HTML
5 1 (0.65%) LAMP
5 1 (0.65%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 19 (12.34%) Replication
3 16 (10.39%) Enterprise Storage
4 14 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.14%) Clustering
5 11 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (5.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (5.19%) Blackberry
8 7 (4.55%) Private Cloud
9 6 (3.90%) Public Cloud
9 6 (3.90%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (2.60%) Fat Client
10 4 (2.60%) Thin Client
11 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.95%) User Experience
12 2 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (1.30%) HP Storage
12 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.30%) Over-the-Top Content
13 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 113 (73.38%) Windows
2 91 (59.09%) Windows Server
3 39 (25.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (24.03%) Linux
5 24 (15.58%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (12.99%) CentOS
7 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2019
8 14 (9.09%) Windows 10
8 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (8.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (4.55%) Fedora
11 7 (4.55%) Ubuntu
12 6 (3.90%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (2.60%) Windows 7
14 3 (1.95%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (1.95%) Unix
15 2 (1.30%) Solaris
16 1 (0.65%) SUSE
16 1 (0.65%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (22.08%) ITIL
3 24 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (13.64%) Service Management
5 19 (12.34%) High Availability
6 16 (10.39%) Service Delivery
7 14 (9.09%) DevOps
8 13 (8.44%) Configuration Management
8 13 (8.44%) Load Balancing
8 13 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (6.49%) Storage Management
10 9 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.84%) ITSM
11 8 (5.19%) Task Automation
11 8 (5.19%) Test Automation
12 7 (4.55%) Acceptance Criteria
12 7 (4.55%) Asset Management
12 7 (4.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 7 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 22 (14.29%) SQL
3 20 (12.99%) Python
4 12 (7.79%) C
5 10 (6.49%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.25%) VBScript
7 4 (2.60%) C#
7 4 (2.60%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.95%) Java
8 3 (1.95%) R
9 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.65%) Go
10 1 (0.65%) Perl
10 1 (0.65%) PHP
10 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (19.48%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (12.99%) SC Cleared
3 18 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (11.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (9.74%) MCSE
6 12 (7.79%) CCNA
7 11 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (6.49%) DV Cleared
9 8 (5.19%) CCNP
9 8 (5.19%) Linux+ Certification
10 7 (4.55%) CISSP
10 7 (4.55%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (4.55%) Degree
10 7 (4.55%) GIAC
10 7 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (4.55%) SANS
10 7 (4.55%) SSCP
10 7 (4.55%) VCAP
11 6 (3.90%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) GDPR
2 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (69.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 104 (67.53%) Active Directory
3 102 (66.23%) VMware ESXi
4 60 (38.96%) vSphere
5 29 (18.83%) Hyper-V
6 27 (17.53%) XenApp
7 22 (14.29%) VMware NSX
8 18 (11.69%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (11.69%) Virtual Servers
8 18 (11.69%) XenDesktop
9 17 (11.04%) Xen
10 11 (7.14%) vCloud
11 10 (6.49%) Docker
12 9 (5.84%) Firmware
13 8 (5.19%) NFS
14 7 (4.55%) Samba
14 7 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
14 7 (4.55%) VirtualBox
15 5 (3.25%) DFS Replication
16 4 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 39 (25.32%) SCCM
2 12 (7.79%) Ansible
3 11 (7.14%) Kubernetes
3 11 (7.14%) SCOM
4 8 (5.19%) Nagios
4 8 (5.19%) Puppet
5 7 (4.55%) Docker Swarm
5 7 (4.55%) OpenNMS
5 7 (4.55%) PowerCLI
5 7 (4.55%) WSUS
5 7 (4.55%) ZABBIX
6 6 (3.90%) Terraform
6 6 (3.90%) vRealize
6 6 (3.90%) XenMobile
7 5 (3.25%) NetVault Backup
8 4 (2.60%) IBM BigFix
9 3 (1.95%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.30%) Kibana
10 2 (1.30%) logstash
10 2 (1.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 153 (99.35%) VMware
2 103 (66.88%) Microsoft
3 45 (29.22%) Citrix
4 38 (24.68%) Dell
5 37 (24.03%) Cisco
6 33 (21.43%) NetApp
7 22 (14.29%) EMC
8 21 (13.64%) Veeam
9 20 (12.99%) Red Hat
10 17 (11.04%) HP
11 13 (8.44%) Oracle
11 13 (8.44%) SolarWinds
12 7 (4.55%) Cloudera
12 7 (4.55%) Hortonworks
12 7 (4.55%) iManage
12 7 (4.55%) Juniper
13 6 (3.90%) Atlassian
13 6 (3.90%) CheckPoint
13 6 (3.90%) Zerto
14 5 (3.25%) Zscaler