Period
to 27 September 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 27 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
6 months to
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 885 582 857
Rank change year-on-year -303 +275 0
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 144 102 248
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.70% 1.30% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 127 70 196
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,625 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £35,300
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £44,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +25.00% -2.22%
75th Percentile £68,750 £70,938 £63,750
90th Percentile £81,750 £77,625 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% -1.12%

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 20,666 7,841 18,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.93% 16.45% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 13,317 6,545 14,129
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
25th Percentile £48,750 £45,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.84% +7.83% +4.55%
75th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £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 27 September 2021.

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 27 September 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 -277 132 £52,500 -11.76% 52
UK excluding London -215 102 £45,000 +12.50% 46
Work from Home -260 35 £55,000 +2.33% 7
London -245 32 £72,000 +6.67% 8
South East -178 28 £55,000 -10.20% 12
Midlands -115 25 £42,500 +6.25% 5
South West -94 20 £46,500 +25.63% 12
North of England -118 18 £50,000 +42.86% 10
North West -76 17 £50,000 - 6
East Midlands -74 15 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Midlands -97 10 £71,250 +78.13% 3
East of England -88 8 £30,000 -42.86% 5
Scotland - 3 £56,500 - 2
North East -32 1 £55,000 +25.00% 2

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 129 (89.58%) VMware
2 90 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (59.03%) VMware ESXi
4 78 (54.17%) Azure
5 77 (53.47%) Windows
6 72 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 66 (45.83%) vSphere
8 64 (44.44%) Active Directory
9 51 (35.42%) Windows Server
10 44 (30.56%) PowerShell
11 43 (29.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 42 (29.17%) Social Skills
13 41 (28.47%) Microsoft 365
14 40 (27.78%) Cisco
15 36 (25.00%) DNS
15 36 (25.00%) AWS
16 34 (23.61%) SAN
17 31 (21.53%) Data Centre
18 30 (20.83%) Azure Active Directory
19 29 (20.14%) DevOps
19 29 (20.14%) HP
20 28 (19.44%) ITIL
20 28 (19.44%) Linux
20 28 (19.44%) Clustering
21 26 (18.06%) Python
21 26 (18.06%) Firewall
21 26 (18.06%) Microsoft Intune
22 25 (17.36%) MS Exchange
23 24 (16.67%) SQL
23 24 (16.67%) WAN

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 25 (17.36%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.11%) IIS
3 10 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.86%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.86%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (4.17%) OpenROAD
6 5 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.08%) Skype for Business
8 2 (1.39%) Confluence
9 1 (0.69%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 78 (54.17%) Azure
2 41 (28.47%) Microsoft 365
3 36 (25.00%) AWS
4 30 (20.83%) Azure Active Directory
5 22 (15.28%) PaaS
6 20 (13.89%) IaaS
7 13 (9.03%) SaaS
8 10 (6.94%) OpenShift
9 8 (5.56%) GCP
10 7 (4.86%) Amazon EKS
10 7 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (4.86%) IBM Cloud
10 7 (4.86%) MinIO
10 7 (4.86%) Stackdriver
11 6 (4.17%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 6 (4.17%) Azure Storage
12 4 (2.78%) OneDrive
13 2 (1.39%) Mimecast
14 1 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (25.00%) DNS
2 34 (23.61%) SAN
3 26 (18.06%) Firewall
4 24 (16.67%) DHCP
4 24 (16.67%) WAN
5 23 (15.97%) VSAN
6 22 (15.28%) LAN
7 15 (10.42%) VPN
8 13 (9.03%) VLAN
9 11 (7.64%) Network Security
10 10 (6.94%) FTP
10 10 (6.94%) TCP/IP
11 9 (6.25%) NetScaler
11 9 (6.25%) SD-WAN
12 8 (5.56%) WLAN
13 5 (3.47%) Software-Defined Networking
13 5 (3.47%) Wireless
14 4 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
14 4 (2.78%) NX-OS
14 4 (2.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (4.17%) Ingres
4 5 (3.47%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.08%) Big Data
6 2 (1.39%) MySQL
7 1 (0.69%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.86%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.86%) GitLab
3 6 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 42 (29.17%) Social Skills
2 23 (15.97%) Finance
3 11 (7.64%) Banking
4 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.56%) Organisational Skills
5 8 (5.56%) Retail
6 7 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.86%) Presentation Skills
7 6 (4.17%) Law
8 4 (2.78%) Games
9 3 (2.08%) Public Sector
10 2 (1.39%) Electronics
10 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.39%) Front Office
10 2 (1.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (1.39%) Legal
10 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.39%) Marketing
11 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 34 (23.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 17 (11.81%) VMware Engineer
4 14 (9.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 14 (9.72%) Architect
4 14 (9.72%) Network Engineer
5 11 (7.64%) Consultant
6 10 (6.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) Analyst
7 8 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (4.86%) Storage Engineer
8 7 (4.86%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (4.86%) 802.1X
2 7 (4.86%) Elastic Stack
2 7 (4.86%) Kafka
2 7 (4.86%) Node.js
3 6 (4.17%) Entity Framework
3 6 (4.17%) WCF
3 6 (4.17%) Web Services
3 6 (4.17%) WPF
4 5 (3.47%) REST
5 4 (2.78%) Middleware
6 3 (2.08%) .NET
7 2 (1.39%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.69%) LAMP
8 1 (0.69%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.53%) Data Centre
2 28 (19.44%) Clustering
3 17 (11.81%) Public Cloud
3 17 (11.81%) Replication
4 12 (8.33%) Cloud Native
5 7 (4.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (4.86%) Legacy Systems
6 5 (3.47%) Blackberry
6 5 (3.47%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.78%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.78%) PKI
8 3 (2.08%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.08%) FlexPod
8 3 (2.08%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.39%) EMC VNXe
9 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.39%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.39%) Social Media
9 2 (1.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 77 (53.47%) Windows
2 51 (35.42%) Windows Server
3 28 (19.44%) Linux
4 19 (13.19%) Windows 10
5 12 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2016
7 8 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 7 (4.86%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.78%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.69%) AIX
11 1 (0.69%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.69%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.69%) Unix
11 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 29 (20.14%) DevOps
3 28 (19.44%) ITIL
4 23 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.97%) Migration
5 21 (14.58%) Mentoring
6 17 (11.81%) Load Balancing
6 17 (11.81%) Service Delivery
7 16 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 15 (10.42%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (9.72%) Service Management
10 13 (9.03%) Scrum
11 11 (7.64%) Computer Science
11 11 (7.64%) Data Centre Operations
12 10 (6.94%) Change Management
12 10 (6.94%) Coaching
12 10 (6.94%) Problem Management
12 10 (6.94%) Project Delivery
13 9 (6.25%) Infrastructure as Code
13 9 (6.25%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 26 (18.06%) Python
3 24 (16.67%) SQL
4 14 (9.72%) C#
4 14 (9.72%) Java
5 8 (5.56%) C
6 7 (4.86%) Bash Shell
6 7 (4.86%) Go
7 6 (4.17%) Ingres ABF
8 5 (3.47%) C++
8 5 (3.47%) Ruby
9 1 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.69%) Perl
9 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (11.81%) CCNA
3 15 (10.42%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.64%) Degree
5 10 (6.94%) CCNP
5 10 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (5.56%) MCSE
6 8 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 7 (4.86%) Master's Degree
8 5 (3.47%) DV Cleared
9 3 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.39%) MCSA
10 2 (1.39%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.39%) PMP
10 2 (1.39%) VCAP
10 2 (1.39%) VCP5
11 1 (0.69%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (0.69%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.69%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) GDPR
System Software
1 90 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (59.03%) VMware ESXi
3 66 (45.83%) vSphere
4 64 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 18 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 12 (8.33%) VMware NSX
7 10 (6.94%) Docker
7 10 (6.94%) KVM
7 10 (6.94%) Virtual Desktop
8 8 (5.56%) Terminal Server
8 8 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (4.86%) Ceph
10 6 (4.17%) vCloud
11 5 (3.47%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (2.08%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (2.08%) DFS Replication
12 3 (2.08%) Terminal Services
12 3 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (2.08%) XenApp
12 3 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (18.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 19 (13.19%) vRealize
3 17 (11.81%) Microsoft Clustering
3 17 (11.81%) SCCM
4 12 (8.33%) Ansible
4 12 (8.33%) PowerCLI
4 12 (8.33%) SCOrch
5 10 (6.94%) Kubernetes
5 10 (6.94%) SCOM
6 9 (6.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 8 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (5.56%) Puppet
8 7 (4.86%) Prometheus
8 7 (4.86%) Salt
8 7 (4.86%) ZABBIX
9 6 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (4.17%) WSUS
10 5 (3.47%) NetBackup
11 4 (2.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 129 (89.58%) VMware
2 72 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 40 (27.78%) Cisco
4 29 (20.14%) HP
5 17 (11.81%) Nimble Storage
5 17 (11.81%) Veeam
6 14 (9.72%) Citrix
7 13 (9.03%) NetApp
7 13 (9.03%) Red Hat
7 13 (9.03%) SolarWinds
8 10 (6.94%) Dell
8 10 (6.94%) Juniper
9 9 (6.25%) EMC
9 9 (6.25%) IBM
9 9 (6.25%) SAP
10 8 (5.56%) 3PAR
11 7 (4.86%) AppDynamics
11 7 (4.86%) Dynatrace
11 7 (4.86%) McAfee
11 7 (4.86%) Zerto