Period
to 16 April 2021

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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 677 716 815
Rank change year-on-year +39 +99 -47
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 177 269 318
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.29% 1.82% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 151 216 265
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,500 £31,875
25th Percentile £43,250 £41,250 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +27.91% -4.44%
75th Percentile £75,000 £63,000 £66,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.00% +25.00% -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 13,693 14,785 17,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.31% 13.22% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 10,946 11,690 13,975
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £44,313 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 16 April 2021.

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 16 April 2021. 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 +50 161 £58,750 +6.82% 33
UK excluding London +50 106 £46,000 -8.00% 24
London +55 62 £67,250 +16.96% 11
Work from Home -95 50 £65,000 +4.00% 6
North of England +51 33 £45,500 +7.06% 2
Midlands +47 31 £67,500 +22.73% 7
West Midlands +11 22 £70,000 +27.27% 6
South East +55 19 £60,500 +0.83% 8
North West +41 14 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire +7 14 £46,000 +8.24%
South West -32 12 £60,000 +20.00% 4
East Midlands +21 9 £32,500 -23.53% 1
North East - 5 £47,500 -
East of England +58 4 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £45,000 - 1
Scotland +2 3 £55,000 +77.42% 1

For the 6 months to 16 April 2021, 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.

1 170 (96.05%) VMware
2 105 (59.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (57.63%) Windows
4 92 (51.98%) VMware ESXi
5 89 (50.28%) Active Directory
6 80 (45.20%) Microsoft
7 76 (42.94%) Azure
8 72 (40.68%) PowerShell
9 69 (38.98%) vSphere
10 68 (38.42%) Windows Server
11 54 (30.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 51 (28.81%) SAN
13 50 (28.25%) Microsoft 365
14 40 (22.60%) vRealize
15 39 (22.03%) Data Centre
15 39 (22.03%) VSAN
16 37 (20.90%) Dell
17 34 (19.21%) HP
18 33 (18.64%) Finance
19 32 (18.08%) Cisco
20 31 (17.51%) Firewall
20 31 (17.51%) Clustering
21 30 (16.95%) ITIL
21 30 (16.95%) VMware NSX
22 28 (15.82%) Linux
22 28 (15.82%) DNS
23 27 (15.25%) EMC
23 27 (15.25%) Veeam
23 27 (15.25%) Microsoft Clustering
23 27 (15.25%) Windows 10

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 26 (14.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.95%) IIS
4 5 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.26%) OpenROAD
6 3 (1.69%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.13%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 76 (42.94%) Azure
2 50 (28.25%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (14.69%) AWS
4 22 (12.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (7.34%) IaaS
6 12 (6.78%) SaaS
7 10 (5.65%) PaaS
8 4 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (1.69%) GCP
9 3 (1.69%) Google Workspace
10 2 (1.13%) Cloud Run
10 2 (1.13%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.56%) AWS IoT
11 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.56%) Azure Functions
11 1 (0.56%) Cloud Functions
11 1 (0.56%) Logic Apps
11 1 (0.56%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 51 (28.81%) SAN
2 39 (22.03%) VSAN
3 31 (17.51%) Firewall
4 28 (15.82%) DNS
5 21 (11.86%) TCP/IP
6 13 (7.34%) DHCP
7 11 (6.21%) LAN
7 11 (6.21%) WAN
8 10 (5.65%) SMTP
9 7 (3.95%) Network Security
10 6 (3.39%) FTP
10 6 (3.39%) Skype
11 5 (2.82%) NetScaler
12 4 (2.26%) MPLS
12 4 (2.26%) VLAN
12 4 (2.26%) VoIP
13 2 (1.13%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (0.56%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
14 1 (0.56%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.82%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.82%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (2.26%) Ingres
4 3 (1.69%) Big Data
4 3 (1.69%) MySQL
5 2 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.13%) DB2
6 1 (0.56%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 5 (2.82%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.13%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 33 (18.64%) Finance
2 20 (11.30%) Banking
3 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.69%) Law
5 2 (1.13%) Legal
5 2 (1.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.13%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Electronics
6 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (27.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 37 (20.90%) VMware Engineer
3 23 (12.99%) Architect
4 20 (11.30%) Support Engineer
5 17 (9.60%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (9.04%) Consultant
7 15 (8.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 15 (8.47%) Storage Engineer
8 14 (7.91%) VMware Architect
9 13 (7.34%) Technical Leader
10 12 (6.78%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (6.21%) Analyst
11 11 (6.21%) VMware Consultant
12 10 (5.65%) Senior Architect
12 10 (5.65%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (5.65%) Senior VMware Architect
12 10 (5.65%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (5.65%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (5.08%) Storage and Backup Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.21%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.26%) .NET
2 4 (2.26%) Entity Framework
2 4 (2.26%) Middleware
2 4 (2.26%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (2.26%) REST
2 4 (2.26%) WCF
2 4 (2.26%) Web Services
2 4 (2.26%) WPF
3 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.56%) Flash
3 1 (0.56%) JSON
3 1 (0.56%) Leaflet
3 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.03%) Data Centre
2 31 (17.51%) Clustering
3 17 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.34%) Enterprise Storage
5 12 (6.78%) Client/Server
6 9 (5.08%) EMC VNXe
6 9 (5.08%) FlexPod
6 9 (5.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 7 (3.95%) PKI
8 6 (3.39%) Cloud Native
8 6 (3.39%) Public Cloud
9 5 (2.82%) Replication
10 4 (2.26%) Hybrid Cloud
10 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.69%) Cybercrime
11 3 (1.69%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.69%) Private Cloud
12 2 (1.13%) Blackberry
12 2 (1.13%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 102 (57.63%) Windows
2 68 (38.42%) Windows Server
3 28 (15.82%) Linux
4 27 (15.25%) Windows 10
5 22 (12.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (9.60%) Windows Server 2016
7 12 (6.78%) Windows 7
8 9 (5.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (3.95%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (3.39%) CentOS
10 6 (3.39%) VMS
11 5 (2.82%) Android
12 3 (1.69%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.13%) Fedora
13 2 (1.13%) Unix
13 2 (1.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (30.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 30 (16.95%) ITIL
3 22 (12.43%) Migration
4 20 (11.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (10.73%) DevOps
6 18 (10.17%) Change Management
6 18 (10.17%) Service Management
7 17 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
8 16 (9.04%) Service Delivery
9 15 (8.47%) Infrastructure as Code
10 14 (7.91%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (7.34%) Change Control
12 12 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (6.21%) Data Centre Operations
13 11 (6.21%) Mentoring
13 11 (6.21%) Problem Management
14 9 (5.08%) Configuration Management
14 9 (5.08%) Proactive Monitoring
14 9 (5.08%) Task Automation
15 8 (4.52%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.68%) PowerShell
2 18 (10.17%) SQL
3 17 (9.60%) Python
4 13 (7.34%) Bash Shell
4 13 (7.34%) C
5 6 (3.39%) C#
6 4 (2.26%) C++
6 4 (2.26%) Ingres ABF
6 4 (2.26%) Java
6 4 (2.26%) Ruby
7 2 (1.13%) Go
8 1 (0.56%) Perl
8 1 (0.56%) PHP
8 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.56%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (8.47%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.65%) CCNA
3 10 (5.65%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.65%) MCSE
4 9 (5.08%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (2.82%) CCNP
6 5 (2.82%) Degree
7 4 (2.26%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.69%) MCSA
9 2 (1.13%) CISSP
9 2 (1.13%) GIAC
9 2 (1.13%) HNC
9 2 (1.13%) Linux+ Certification
9 2 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (1.13%) SANS
9 2 (1.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.56%) GDPR
2 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 105 (59.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (51.98%) VMware ESXi
3 89 (50.28%) Active Directory
4 69 (38.98%) vSphere
5 30 (16.95%) VMware NSX
6 23 (12.99%) vCloud
7 11 (6.21%) Hyper-V
8 9 (5.08%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (5.08%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (3.39%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (2.82%) Docker
11 4 (2.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 4 (2.26%) NFS
11 4 (2.26%) XenDesktop
12 3 (1.69%) Firmware
13 2 (1.13%) Samba
13 2 (1.13%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (1.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (22.60%) vRealize
2 27 (15.25%) Microsoft Clustering
3 21 (11.86%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (8.47%) SCCM
5 10 (5.65%) SCOrch
6 8 (4.52%) PowerCLI
7 7 (3.95%) SCOM
7 7 (3.95%) SCVMM
7 7 (3.95%) Terraform
8 6 (3.39%) Ansible
9 4 (2.26%) Kubernetes
9 4 (2.26%) Puppet
10 2 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (1.13%) Nagios
10 2 (1.13%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.13%) Netcool
10 2 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.13%) OpenNMS
10 2 (1.13%) OpenView
10 2 (1.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 170 (96.05%) VMware
2 80 (45.20%) Microsoft
3 37 (20.90%) Dell
4 34 (19.21%) HP
5 32 (18.08%) Cisco
6 27 (15.25%) EMC
6 27 (15.25%) Veeam
7 20 (11.30%) Fortinet
8 15 (8.47%) NetApp
9 13 (7.34%) Citrix
10 12 (6.78%) Red Hat
11 11 (6.21%) Dell Compellent
11 11 (6.21%) Nimble Storage
12 9 (5.08%) Isilon
13 8 (4.52%) Juniper
14 6 (3.39%) Google
14 6 (3.39%) IBM
15 5 (2.82%) Xamarin
16 4 (2.26%) 3PAR
16 4 (2.26%) Actian