Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 609 745 784
Rank change year-on-year +136 +39 +31
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 154 287 362
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.47% 1.78% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 145 242 313
Median annual salary £61,500 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.82% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £72,400
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -18.18% +42.86% -3.75%

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 10,475 16,098 17,251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.36% 12.77% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8,609 12,432 13,658
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +9.52%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for vCenter Server in the UK

vCenter Server
Top 17 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 22 January 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 +113 137 £62,500 +13.64% 25
UK excluding London +114 93 £45,000 -18.18% 22
London +152 57 £67,500 +28.57% 4
Work from Home -44 29 £67,500 +8.00% 4
South East +127 25 £67,500 +12.50% 5
Midlands +74 20 £40,000 -27.27% 4
North of England +81 17 £46,000 +22.67% 8
South West +36 17 £36,525 -39.13% 4
East Midlands +66 12 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Yorkshire +35 10 £46,000 +22.67% 4
West Midlands +46 8 £38,750 -29.55% 1
Wales +55 6 £42,500 +6.25%
North East - 5 £47,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £45,000 -
Scotland +47 3 £55,000 +77.42% 1
North West +78 2 £52,500 +61.54% 3
East of England +93 1 £52,500 +56.72%

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 151 (98.05%) VMware
2 82 (53.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (47.40%) vSphere
4 71 (46.10%) Windows
5 57 (37.01%) Microsoft
5 57 (37.01%) SAN
6 56 (36.36%) vRealize
7 55 (35.71%) Firewall
8 52 (33.77%) Active Directory
8 52 (33.77%) Data Centre
9 51 (33.12%) VSAN
10 50 (32.47%) VMware ESXi
11 49 (31.82%) Dell
12 47 (30.52%) Azure
13 43 (27.92%) Windows Server
14 40 (25.97%) PowerShell
14 40 (25.97%) Cisco
15 39 (25.32%) EMC
16 38 (24.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 37 (24.03%) vCloud
18 36 (23.38%) VMware NSX
19 34 (22.08%) Fortinet
20 29 (18.83%) DNS
21 26 (16.88%) NetApp
21 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
22 25 (16.23%) Office 365
23 24 (15.58%) WAN
23 24 (15.58%) ITIL
23 24 (15.58%) Migration
24 23 (14.94%) Finance

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 6 (3.90%) Site Server
2 5 (3.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.95%) CMS
3 3 (1.95%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 47 (30.52%) Azure
2 25 (16.23%) Office 365
3 16 (10.39%) AWS
4 10 (6.49%) PaaS
4 10 (6.49%) SaaS
5 8 (5.19%) IaaS
6 7 (4.55%) BPaaS
7 2 (1.30%) GCP
8 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.65%) AWS IoT
8 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.65%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.65%) Cloud Run
8 1 (0.65%) G Suite
8 1 (0.65%) Logic Apps
8 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.65%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.65%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (37.01%) SAN
2 55 (35.71%) Firewall
3 51 (33.12%) VSAN
4 29 (18.83%) DNS
5 24 (15.58%) WAN
6 22 (14.29%) LAN
7 17 (11.04%) DHCP
7 17 (11.04%) TCP/IP
8 16 (10.39%) VLAN
9 13 (8.44%) VoIP
10 7 (4.55%) NetScaler
10 7 (4.55%) Network Security
11 4 (2.60%) MPLS
12 3 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.95%) VPN
12 3 (1.95%) Wireless
13 2 (1.30%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (1.30%) Cisco Nexus
13 2 (1.30%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (1.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.60%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) Big Data
3 1 (0.65%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.65%) Power BI
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 7 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (14.94%) Finance
2 10 (6.49%) Banking
3 2 (1.30%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Billing
4 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.65%) Police
4 1 (0.65%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 36 (23.38%) Architect
2 34 (22.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (18.18%) Consultant
4 23 (14.94%) VMware Architect
4 23 (14.94%) VMware Consultant
5 21 (13.64%) VMware Engineer
6 15 (9.74%) Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (8.44%) Senior Architect
7 13 (8.44%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (8.44%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (7.79%) Storage Engineer
8 12 (7.79%) Support Engineer
9 11 (7.14%) Network Engineer
9 11 (7.14%) Senior VMware Architect
10 8 (5.19%) Administrator
10 8 (5.19%) Backup Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Storage and Backup Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Data Architect
11 7 (4.55%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.19%) JSON
2 6 (3.90%) Web Services
3 3 (1.95%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.30%) .NET
5 1 (0.65%) Flash
5 1 (0.65%) Leaflet
5 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (33.77%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.99%) Client/Server
3 12 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.49%) Clustering
4 10 (6.49%) Public Cloud
5 9 (5.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (5.19%) EMC VNXe
6 8 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (5.19%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (5.19%) FlexPod
6 8 (5.19%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 5 (3.25%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.60%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.60%) PKI
9 3 (1.95%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.95%) Replication
9 3 (1.95%) Smartcard
10 2 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 71 (46.10%) Windows
2 43 (27.92%) Windows Server
3 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (13.64%) Linux
5 20 (12.99%) Windows 10
6 15 (9.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (9.09%) Windows Server 2016
8 9 (5.84%) CentOS
9 8 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (5.19%) Windows 7
10 6 (3.90%) Data ONTAP
11 4 (2.60%) Unix
11 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (1.95%) Android
12 3 (1.95%) VMS
12 3 (1.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (24.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (15.58%) ITIL
2 24 (15.58%) Migration
3 14 (9.09%) DevOps
3 14 (9.09%) Infrastructure as Code
4 13 (8.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (6.49%) Change Management
7 9 (5.84%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.84%) Change Control
7 9 (5.84%) Patch Management
8 8 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.19%) High Availability
8 8 (5.19%) Proactive Monitoring
8 8 (5.19%) Security Patching
8 8 (5.19%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (4.55%) Service Management
10 6 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 40 (25.97%) PowerShell
2 15 (9.74%) SQL
3 6 (3.90%) Java
4 5 (3.25%) Bash Shell
5 4 (2.60%) C
5 4 (2.60%) PHP
6 3 (1.95%) Python
7 2 (1.30%) Perl
7 2 (1.30%) VBScript
8 1 (0.65%) Go
8 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (12.34%) CCNA
3 15 (9.74%) Security Cleared
4 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.49%) CCSA
5 10 (6.49%) Check Point Certification
6 9 (5.84%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.19%) MCP
7 8 (5.19%) MCSE
8 6 (3.90%) CCNP
8 6 (3.90%) Degree
9 5 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.60%) VCDX
11 3 (1.95%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.95%) HNC
11 3 (1.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.95%) MCSA
11 3 (1.95%) MCTS
11 3 (1.95%) RHCSA
12 2 (1.30%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.84%) SLA
2 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) JSP 440
System Software
1 82 (53.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (47.40%) vSphere
3 52 (33.77%) Active Directory
4 50 (32.47%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (24.03%) vCloud
6 36 (23.38%) VMware NSX
7 12 (7.79%) Hyper-V
8 11 (7.14%) Docker
9 8 (5.19%) Virtual Desktop
9 8 (5.19%) XenApp
10 2 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.30%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.65%) Firmware
11 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.65%) NFS
11 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 56 (36.36%) vRealize
2 13 (8.44%) Terraform
3 12 (7.79%) Ansible
4 8 (5.19%) SCCM
5 7 (4.55%) Kubernetes
5 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (3.25%) Packer
7 3 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.95%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.95%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.65%) Nessus
8 1 (0.65%) OPNET
8 1 (0.65%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.65%) Puppet
8 1 (0.65%) SCOM
8 1 (0.65%) vMotion
8 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 151 (98.05%) VMware
2 57 (37.01%) Microsoft
3 49 (31.82%) Dell
4 40 (25.97%) Cisco
5 39 (25.32%) EMC
6 34 (22.08%) Fortinet
7 26 (16.88%) NetApp
8 23 (14.94%) Citrix
9 17 (11.04%) HP
10 14 (9.09%) Veeam
11 11 (7.14%) CheckPoint
11 11 (7.14%) Red Hat
12 8 (5.19%) Isilon
12 8 (5.19%) Mitel
13 7 (4.55%) Dell Compellent
14 5 (3.25%) IBM
14 5 (3.25%) Juniper
14 5 (3.25%) Palo Alto
15 4 (2.60%) CommVault
15 4 (2.60%) Splunk