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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 719 691 706
Rank change year-on-year -28 +15  
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 155 272 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Systems Management category 2.12% 3.12% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 128 237 246
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £34,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.51% +15.62%  

vCenter Server is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 7319 8729 8361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.54% 8.45% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5867 7056 6610
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  

vCenter Server
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing vCenter Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for vCenter Server in the UK

vCenter Server
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing vCenter Server.

Salary trend for vCenter Server in the UK

vCenter Server
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing vCenter Server over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for vCenter Server in the UK

vCenter Server
Top 30 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 147 £52,500 - 17
London +2 73 £60,000 +4.34% 5
South East +32 32 £42,500 -24.91% 5
Berkshire +11 19 £52,500 -12.50% 1
City of London +3 17 £65,000 +11.58% 3
South West +30 11 £42,500 -5.55%
Bracknell +21 9 £52,500 -7.24%
Bristol +10 9 £42,500 -5.55%
West Midlands +20 7 £27,000 -32.50%
North West -30 7 £36,500 +2.81% 2
Reading +17 6 £42,500 -26.08%
Yorkshire +10 6 £32,500 -12.16% 4
Manchester -23 6 £36,500 +2.81% 1
North East - 6 £27,000 -
East of England +8 5 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £27,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £27,000 -
Surrey +27 4 £38,000 -24.00% 1
Hampshire +22 4 £40,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +17 4 £50,000 +127.27% 1
West Yorkshire +12 4 £32,500 -14.47% 1
Windsor -21 4 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +11 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Farnborough - 3 - -
Twickenham - 3 £47,500 -
Camberley - 3 £38,000 -
Huddersfield - 3 £32,500 -
Birmingham +20 2 - -
Glasgow +16 2 £39,000 +9.09%
Scotland +15 2 £39,000 -0.63%

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT jobs citing vCenter Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 283 (97.25%) VMware
2 236 (81.10%) Windows
3 182 (62.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 176 (60.48%) Active Directory
5 166 (57.04%) Microsoft
6 163 (56.01%) Windows Server
7 116 (39.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 113 (38.83%) vSphere
9 108 (37.11%) Linux
10 107 (36.77%) Cisco
11 102 (35.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 98 (33.68%) VMware ESXi
13 91 (31.27%) MS Exchange
14 87 (29.90%) DNS
15 77 (26.46%) Hyper-V
16 68 (23.37%) SAN
17 67 (23.02%) Office 365
18 63 (21.65%) SQL Server
19 62 (21.31%) VMware ESX
20 59 (20.27%) HP
21 54 (18.56%) Amazon AWS
22 53 (18.21%) High Availability
22 53 (18.21%) DHCP
23 52 (17.87%) SQL
23 52 (17.87%) Disaster Recovery
23 52 (17.87%) PKI
24 51 (17.53%) ITIL
25 50 (17.18%) Citrix
25 50 (17.18%) NetApp
26 45 (15.46%) Firewall

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 91 (31.27%) MS Exchange
2 45 (15.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 34 (11.68%) Skype for Business
4 27 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (7.90%) IIS
6 17 (5.84%) OpenStack
7 16 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (4.47%) Apache
8 13 (4.47%) SharePoint
9 10 (3.44%) Tomcat
10 8 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (2.75%) SAS
11 7 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.03%) JBoss
13 1 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.34%) nginx
13 1 (0.34%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 23 (7.90%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.37%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 67 (23.02%) Office 365
2 54 (18.56%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 8 (2.75%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (2.75%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (1.72%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.03%) SaaS
9 2 (0.69%) Akamai
9 2 (0.69%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.69%) PaaS
10 1 (0.34%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.34%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (29.90%) DNS
2 68 (23.37%) SAN
3 53 (18.21%) DHCP
4 45 (15.46%) Firewall
5 30 (10.31%) NetScaler
6 29 (9.97%) Skype
7 27 (9.28%) TCP/IP
8 25 (8.59%) Fibre Channel
9 24 (8.25%) VLAN
10 22 (7.56%) iSCSI
10 22 (7.56%) WAN
11 20 (6.87%) LAN
12 19 (6.53%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (6.19%) VPN
14 15 (5.15%) Internet
14 15 (5.15%) LDAP
14 15 (5.15%) SMTP
14 15 (5.15%) VoIP
15 14 (4.81%) Wireless
16 12 (4.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.44%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (3.44%) MySQL
3 8 (2.75%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.41%) MariaDB
4 7 (2.41%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.41%) Redis
5 6 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.69%) DB2
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (3.44%) Git (software)
1 10 (3.44%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.41%) Vagrant
3 4 (1.37%) JIRA
4 3 (1.03%) Subversion
4 3 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.69%) Ant
5 2 (0.69%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.69%) Maven
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (0.69%) Redmine
5 2 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.34%) GitLab
6 1 (0.34%) NuGet
General
1 37 (12.71%) Finance
2 28 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.44%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.41%) Marketing
5 5 (1.72%) Electronics
5 5 (1.72%) Law
5 5 (1.72%) Retail
6 4 (1.37%) Banking
7 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.69%) Games
8 2 (0.69%) Publishing
9 1 (0.34%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 113 (38.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 43 (14.78%) VMware Engineer
3 33 (11.34%) Exchange Engineer
4 25 (8.59%) Windows Engineer
5 24 (8.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (8.25%) Messaging Engineer
6 22 (7.56%) Analyst
7 21 (7.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (7.22%) Support Engineer
8 20 (6.87%) Cisco Engineer
9 19 (6.53%) VMware Specialist
10 17 (5.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 17 (5.84%) Wintel Engineer
11 16 (5.50%) Administrator
12 15 (5.15%) Architect
13 14 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (4.81%) Consultant
13 14 (4.81%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
13 14 (4.81%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.12%) Web Services
2 8 (2.75%) Middleware
3 7 (2.41%) XMPP
4 3 (1.03%) JSON
5 1 (0.34%) .NET
5 1 (0.34%) LAMP
5 1 (0.34%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.87%) PKI
2 36 (12.37%) Clustering
2 36 (12.37%) Data Centre
3 27 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (8.25%) Replication
5 13 (4.47%) Private Cloud
6 12 (4.12%) EMC VNX
6 12 (4.12%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 8 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.75%) Derivative
7 8 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
7 8 (2.75%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (2.41%) Driving Licence
9 6 (2.06%) CCTV
9 6 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.72%) Cyber Attack
10 5 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.03%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 236 (81.10%) Windows
2 163 (56.01%) Windows Server
3 116 (39.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 108 (37.11%) Linux
5 102 (35.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (12.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (9.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (9.62%) Windows 7
8 25 (8.59%) Windows 10
9 22 (7.56%) Solaris
10 18 (6.19%) CentOS
11 14 (4.81%) Unix
12 11 (3.78%) VMS
12 11 (3.78%) Windows 8
13 10 (3.44%) Ubuntu
13 10 (3.44%) Windows 2000
13 10 (3.44%) Windows NT
14 7 (2.41%) Mac OS X
15 6 (2.06%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (1.37%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.21%) High Availability
2 52 (17.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 51 (17.53%) ITIL
4 25 (8.59%) Configuration Management
5 24 (8.25%) Migration
6 23 (7.90%) Network Load Balancing
7 22 (7.56%) Problem Management
8 20 (6.87%) DevOps
9 19 (6.53%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (6.19%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 17 (5.84%) Project Management
12 15 (5.15%) ITIL V3
12 15 (5.15%) Service Management
13 14 (4.81%) Business Continuity
13 14 (4.81%) Presales
14 13 (4.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
15 12 (4.12%) Virtual Infrastructure
16 11 (3.78%) Service Delivery
17 10 (3.44%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 52 (17.87%) SQL
2 33 (11.34%) PowerShell
3 21 (7.22%) Python
4 18 (6.19%) Perl
5 16 (5.50%) VB
6 15 (5.15%) Bash Shell
7 12 (4.12%) C
8 11 (3.78%) Shell Script
9 9 (3.09%) PHP
10 4 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.37%) VBScript
11 3 (1.03%) Java
11 3 (1.03%) Ruby
12 2 (0.69%) C#
12 2 (0.69%) Groovy
12 2 (0.69%) Korn
13 1 (0.34%) AWK
13 1 (0.34%) sed
Qualifications
1 30 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 26 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (8.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (6.19%) RHCE
4 17 (5.84%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 14 (4.81%) Degree
6 14 (4.81%) MCSE
6 14 (4.81%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (4.47%) CCNA
8 12 (4.12%) MCSA
9 9 (3.09%) CCNP
9 9 (3.09%) DV Cleared
10 8 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (2.75%) MCP
10 8 (2.75%) RHCSA
11 6 (2.06%) MCITP
12 4 (1.37%) CCA
12 4 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.37%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.15%) SLA
2 5 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.34%) EMIR
3 1 (0.34%) MiFID
System Software
1 182 (62.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 176 (60.48%) Active Directory
3 113 (38.83%) vSphere
4 98 (33.68%) VMware ESXi
5 77 (26.46%) Hyper-V
6 62 (21.31%) VMware ESX
7 23 (7.90%) XenApp
8 22 (7.56%) vCloud
9 21 (7.22%) XenDesktop
10 19 (6.53%) NFS
11 18 (6.19%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (3.78%) Terminal Services
14 9 (3.09%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (2.75%) Forefront TMG
15 8 (2.75%) ISA Server
15 8 (2.75%) UAG
15 8 (2.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (2.41%) VirtualBox
17 4 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (13.75%) Puppet
2 33 (11.34%) Microsoft Clustering
3 27 (9.28%) Ansible
3 27 (9.28%) SCCM
4 26 (8.93%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (8.25%) vMotion
6 18 (6.19%) Backup Exec
7 13 (4.47%) WSUS
8 12 (4.12%) SCOM
8 12 (4.12%) vRealize
9 9 (3.09%) Nagios
10 8 (2.75%) NetBackup
10 8 (2.75%) WMI
11 7 (2.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (2.06%) Salt
13 5 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 4 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 3 (1.03%) PowerCLI
15 3 (1.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 283 (97.25%) VMware
2 166 (57.04%) Microsoft
3 107 (36.77%) Cisco
4 59 (20.27%) HP
5 50 (17.18%) Citrix
5 50 (17.18%) NetApp
6 26 (8.93%) MobileIron
6 26 (8.93%) Red Hat
6 26 (8.93%) Veritas
7 22 (7.56%) EMC
8 20 (6.87%) Veeam
9 19 (6.53%) Juniper
10 16 (5.50%) Symantec
11 15 (5.15%) Dell
12 13 (4.47%) Oracle
13 10 (3.44%) 3PAR
13 10 (3.44%) F5
13 10 (3.44%) Nimble Storage
13 10 (3.44%) SonicWALL
14 7 (2.41%) Barracuda Networks
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 basic + 10% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, Edinburgh
Edinburgh Airport
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SAI Global
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Thames Valley Police
Salary: £37,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
York
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 25 days ago
Basingstoke
Wipro
Posted: 24 days ago