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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 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 948 853 663
Rank change year-on-year -95 -190 +221
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 292 150 128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.96% 0.76% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 207 134 95
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £31,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% -4.55% +27.91%
75th Percentile £63,000 £73,438 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £79,975 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.61% +2.22% +5.88%

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 30,354 19,617 9,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.82% 17.21% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13,789 13,030 8,116
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,525
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.38% +8.33% +4.35%
75th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £100,750 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% -

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 9 August 2022.

Salary histogram for vCenter Server in the UK

vCenter Server
Top 16 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 9 August 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 -60 281 £48,500 -6.28% 41
UK excluding London -10 201 £42,500 -7.61% 36
Work from Home -120 157 £47,500 -24.60% 15
South East +8 92 £43,750 -2.78% 8
London -149 80 £63,000 -8.36% 6
South West -11 34 £32,159 -54.06% 11
East of England -41 30 £53,750 +16.22% 4
Midlands -60 29 £52,035 +4.07% 6
North of England -74 19 £51,250 +13.89% 6
North West -68 16 £55,000 +22.22% 4
West Midlands -59 15 £52,035 -24.31% 5
East Midlands -27 14 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Yorkshire -33 3 £42,500 -7.61% 1
Scotland -31 2 £60,000 +6.19%
Northern Ireland - 2 £36,250 -
Wales - 1 £37,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 9 August 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.

1 287 (98.29%) VMware
2 182 (62.33%) VMware ESXi
3 171 (58.56%) Active Directory
4 168 (57.53%) Microsoft
4 168 (57.53%) Windows
5 165 (56.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 154 (52.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 138 (47.26%) vSphere
8 133 (45.55%) DNS
9 124 (42.47%) Microsoft 365
10 115 (39.38%) Windows Server
11 108 (36.99%) DHCP
12 101 (34.59%) Azure
13 100 (34.25%) Linux
14 96 (32.88%) Cisco
15 94 (32.19%) SAN
16 82 (28.08%) Security Cleared
17 80 (27.40%) Firewall
18 78 (26.71%) ITIL
19 76 (26.03%) TCP/IP
20 73 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
21 71 (24.32%) PowerShell
22 70 (23.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 68 (23.29%) AWS
24 59 (20.21%) SCCM
25 58 (19.86%) SC Cleared
26 54 (18.49%) Finance
26 54 (18.49%) Citrix
27 53 (18.15%) Microsoft Certification
27 53 (18.15%) Veeam

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 42 (14.38%) SharePoint
2 29 (9.93%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.42%) Confluence
4 8 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.71%) Skype for Business
6 4 (1.37%) IIS
7 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.68%) CMS
9 1 (0.34%) Apache
9 1 (0.34%) nginx
9 1 (0.34%) Site Server
Applications
1 49 (16.78%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 124 (42.47%) Microsoft 365
2 101 (34.59%) Azure
3 68 (23.29%) AWS
4 52 (17.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 26 (8.90%) IaaS
6 8 (2.74%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (2.74%) GitHub
6 8 (2.74%) Serverless
7 6 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (2.05%) GCP
7 6 (2.05%) Mimecast
7 6 (2.05%) OneDrive
8 5 (1.71%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (1.71%) Google Kubernetes Engine
8 5 (1.71%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.71%) SaaS
9 4 (1.37%) Anthos
9 4 (1.37%) Cloud Run
9 4 (1.37%) Nutanix
10 3 (1.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 133 (45.55%) DNS
2 108 (36.99%) DHCP
3 94 (32.19%) SAN
4 80 (27.40%) Firewall
5 76 (26.03%) TCP/IP
6 41 (14.04%) Network Security
6 41 (14.04%) WAN
7 37 (12.67%) LAN
8 31 (10.62%) SNMP
9 27 (9.25%) Fibre Channel
10 25 (8.56%) SSL
11 21 (7.19%) VPN
11 21 (7.19%) VSAN
12 18 (6.16%) VLAN
13 17 (5.82%) HTTP
13 17 (5.82%) VoIP
14 15 (5.14%) Unified Communications
15 13 (4.45%) BGP
15 13 (4.45%) OSPF
15 13 (4.45%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (1.37%) Ingres
3 3 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (4.11%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.77%) JIRA
3 10 (3.42%) Sonatype Nexus
4 8 (2.74%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.03%) Vagrant
General
1 54 (18.49%) Finance
2 52 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (17.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 46 (15.75%) Social Skills
5 23 (7.88%) Organisational Skills
6 19 (6.51%) Retail
7 18 (6.16%) Manufacturing
8 14 (4.79%) Public Sector
9 11 (3.77%) Law
10 10 (3.42%) Police
11 6 (2.05%) Legal
12 4 (1.37%) Automotive
13 2 (0.68%) Documentation Skills
13 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 149 (51.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (14.38%) IT Engineer
3 38 (13.01%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (11.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (10.62%) Consultant
6 27 (9.25%) VMware Consultant
7 24 (8.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 23 (7.88%) Architect
9 22 (7.53%) Graduate
9 22 (7.53%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (7.19%) Support Engineer
11 19 (6.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (6.51%) Network Engineer
12 16 (5.48%) Windows Engineer
12 16 (5.48%) Wintel Engineer
12 16 (5.48%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (5.14%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (4.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 14 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support
14 14 (4.79%) Senior VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.42%) Spine.js
2 8 (2.74%) Flash
2 8 (2.74%) LDAP
3 7 (2.40%) HTML
4 5 (1.71%) CSS
4 5 (1.71%) REST
4 5 (1.71%) SOAP
4 5 (1.71%) Web Services
4 5 (1.71%) XML
5 4 (1.37%) Apache NiFi
5 4 (1.37%) Entity Framework
5 4 (1.37%) JSON
5 4 (1.37%) React
5 4 (1.37%) WCF
5 4 (1.37%) WPF
6 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 50 (17.12%) Data Centre
2 42 (14.38%) Cyberattack
3 35 (11.99%) Replication
4 34 (11.64%) Clustering
5 31 (10.62%) Cybercrime
6 23 (7.88%) Cyber Defence
7 19 (6.51%) EMC VNX
8 17 (5.82%) Driving Licence
9 15 (5.14%) NHS
10 12 (4.11%) EFT
11 10 (3.42%) PKI
12 9 (3.08%) User Experience
13 8 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
14 7 (2.40%) Fibre Optics
14 7 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
14 7 (2.40%) Management Information System
15 6 (2.05%) Public Cloud
16 5 (1.71%) Mainframe
17 4 (1.37%) Legacy Systems
17 4 (1.37%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 168 (57.53%) Windows
2 115 (39.38%) Windows Server
3 100 (34.25%) Linux
4 33 (11.30%) Windows Server 2019
5 30 (10.27%) Ubuntu
5 30 (10.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (8.56%) Kali Linux
7 16 (5.48%) CentOS
8 15 (5.14%) Windows 10
9 14 (4.79%) Windows Server 2016
10 9 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (2.40%) VMS
12 5 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.71%) Solaris
13 4 (1.37%) Data ONTAP
13 4 (1.37%) SUSE
14 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (52.74%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 78 (26.71%) ITIL
3 73 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 49 (16.78%) Service Management
5 42 (14.38%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 42 (14.38%) Threat Intelligence
6 41 (14.04%) Problem Management
7 40 (13.70%) Load Balancing
8 35 (11.99%) Agile
9 30 (10.27%) DevOps
10 28 (9.59%) Change Management
11 27 (9.25%) Change Control
11 27 (9.25%) Project Delivery
12 25 (8.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 24 (8.22%) Mathematics
14 22 (7.53%) Integration Testing
14 22 (7.53%) Migration
14 22 (7.53%) Regression Testing
14 22 (7.53%) Test Automation
14 22 (7.53%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 71 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 32 (10.96%) Python
3 20 (6.85%) Bash
4 12 (4.11%) Go
5 10 (3.42%) SQL
6 5 (1.71%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.37%) C#
7 4 (1.37%) Java
8 2 (0.68%) C
8 2 (0.68%) VBScript
9 1 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 82 (28.08%) Security Cleared
2 70 (23.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 58 (19.86%) SC Cleared
4 53 (18.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (11.99%) Degree
6 32 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (8.90%) MCSE
8 23 (7.88%) MCSA
9 21 (7.19%) CCNA
10 14 (4.79%) MCP
11 11 (3.77%) CCNP
12 10 (3.42%) Chartered Engineer
13 7 (2.40%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 6 (2.05%) CISSP
15 5 (1.71%) A+ Certification
15 5 (1.71%) SSCP
16 3 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
17 2 (0.68%) HNC
18 1 (0.34%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.82%) SLA
2 8 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (1.03%) GxP
5 2 (0.68%) GDPR
6 1 (0.34%) NIST
System Software
1 182 (62.33%) VMware ESXi
2 171 (58.56%) Active Directory
3 165 (56.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 138 (47.26%) vSphere
5 27 (9.25%) VMware NSX
6 20 (6.85%) Docker
6 20 (6.85%) Terminal Services
7 8 (2.74%) NFS
8 6 (2.05%) Firmware
8 6 (2.05%) Hyper-V
9 5 (1.71%) GPFS
9 5 (1.71%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (1.37%) vCloud
11 3 (1.03%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.68%) XenApp
13 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 59 (20.21%) SCCM
2 36 (12.33%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 32 (10.96%) vRealize
4 28 (9.59%) Terraform
5 27 (9.25%) Microsoft Clustering
6 22 (7.53%) Ansible
7 21 (7.19%) Microsoft Intune
7 21 (7.19%) SCOM
8 19 (6.51%) SCOrch
9 17 (5.82%) WSUS
10 16 (5.48%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (4.79%) Kubernetes
11 14 (4.79%) PowerCLI
11 14 (4.79%) SolarWinds Orion
12 10 (3.42%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (2.74%) Nagios
14 8 (2.74%) Packer
15 7 (2.40%) vMotion
16 5 (1.71%) Dell DRAC
Vendors
1 287 (98.29%) VMware
2 168 (57.53%) Microsoft
3 96 (32.88%) Cisco
4 54 (18.49%) Citrix
5 53 (18.15%) Veeam
6 44 (15.07%) NetApp
7 34 (11.64%) 3PAR
8 25 (8.56%) EMC
9 23 (7.88%) Red Hat
9 23 (7.88%) SolarWinds
9 23 (7.88%) Symantec
10 19 (6.51%) Brocade
10 19 (6.51%) jetNEXUS
10 19 (6.51%) Rackspace
11 13 (4.45%) HP
11 13 (4.45%) Splunk
12 12 (4.11%) Dell
12 12 (4.11%) Globalscape
13 11 (3.77%) Juniper
14 10 (3.42%) IBM