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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware vCenter Server
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 706 616 293
Rank change year-on-year -90 -323 +53
Permanent jobs citing vCenter Server 157 50 5
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.21% 0.12% 0.057%
As % of the Systems Management category 1.06% 0.65% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 115 50 4
10th Percentile £31,250 - -
25th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £64,000 £63,750
Median % change year-on-year -25.78% +0.39% +48.26%
75th Percentile £62,750 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% - +22.09%

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 WFH option and a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,757 7,641 1,715
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.82% 18.49% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,807 5,459 1,508
10th Percentile £41,931 £38,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,000 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £69,447 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.84% +8.33% +4.35%

vCenter Server
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing vCenter Server as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

vCenter Server trend for jobs with a WFH option

vCenter Server
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing vCenter Server.

vCenter Server salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

vCenter Server
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing vCenter Server over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

vCenter Server salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, vCenter Server job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for vCenter Server.

1 155 (98.73%) VMware
2 94 (59.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 93 (59.24%) vSphere
4 88 (56.05%) Windows
5 87 (55.41%) VMware ESXi
6 85 (54.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 83 (52.87%) Microsoft
8 82 (52.23%) DNS
9 80 (50.96%) Active Directory
10 70 (44.59%) Windows Server
11 67 (42.68%) Linux
12 64 (40.76%) DHCP
13 62 (39.49%) Microsoft 365
14 57 (36.31%) Azure
15 54 (34.39%) Security Cleared
16 53 (33.76%) TCP/IP
17 50 (31.85%) SAN
18 46 (29.30%) PowerShell
18 46 (29.30%) Problem-Solving
19 44 (28.03%) Microsoft Office
19 44 (28.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 40 (25.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
21 39 (24.84%) AWS
22 37 (23.57%) SC Cleared
22 37 (23.57%) Firewall
22 37 (23.57%) Cisco
23 36 (22.93%) Finance
23 36 (22.93%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
23 36 (22.93%) Cyberattack
23 36 (22.93%) Threat Intelligence

vCenter Server
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 24 (15.29%) SharePoint
2 15 (9.55%) MS Exchange
3 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.10%) Confluence
5 1 (0.64%) IIS
5 1 (0.64%) Site Server
Applications
1 44 (28.03%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 62 (39.49%) Microsoft 365
2 57 (36.31%) Azure
3 39 (24.84%) AWS
4 27 (17.20%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (5.73%) GitHub
6 8 (5.10%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (5.10%) Serverless
7 6 (3.82%) IaaS
8 5 (3.18%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (3.18%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.27%) Azure Key Vault
9 2 (1.27%) Azure Sentinel
9 2 (1.27%) Nutanix
9 2 (1.27%) PaaS
10 1 (0.64%) Azure AKS
10 1 (0.64%) Azure DevOps
10 1 (0.64%) GCP
10 1 (0.64%) Google Kubernetes Engine
10 1 (0.64%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (52.23%) DNS
2 64 (40.76%) DHCP
3 53 (33.76%) TCP/IP
4 50 (31.85%) SAN
5 37 (23.57%) Firewall
6 28 (17.83%) SNMP
7 26 (16.56%) Network Security
8 20 (12.74%) WAN
9 18 (11.46%) LAN
10 17 (10.83%) VSAN
11 15 (9.55%) SSL
12 14 (8.92%) HTTP
13 12 (7.64%) Fibre Channel
13 12 (7.64%) VPN
14 11 (7.01%) PBX
15 10 (6.37%) BGP
15 10 (6.37%) OSPF
15 10 (6.37%) VXLAN
16 9 (5.73%) SD-WAN
16 9 (5.73%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (8.28%) Jenkins
2 9 (5.73%) JIRA
3 8 (5.10%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 40 (25.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 36 (22.93%) Finance
3 35 (22.29%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (21.66%) Social Skills
5 21 (13.38%) Manufacturing
6 12 (7.64%) Retail
7 10 (6.37%) Public Sector
8 9 (5.73%) Law
8 9 (5.73%) Organisational Skills
9 8 (5.10%) Police
10 6 (3.82%) Legal
11 4 (2.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 93 (59.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (17.83%) IT Engineer
3 25 (15.92%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 24 (15.29%) Consultant
5 22 (14.01%) VMware Consultant
6 21 (13.38%) Graduate
6 21 (13.38%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (13.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (11.46%) Network Engineer
8 12 (7.64%) Senior Consultant
8 12 (7.64%) Senior VMware Consultant
9 10 (6.37%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (6.37%) Graduate IT Engineer
9 10 (6.37%) IT Graduate
10 9 (5.73%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.73%) Senior Cloud Engineer
10 9 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) Analyst
11 8 (5.10%) Azure Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.10%) Flash
1 8 (5.10%) LDAP
1 8 (5.10%) Spine.js
2 4 (2.55%) Apache NiFi
2 4 (2.55%) JSON
2 4 (2.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 36 (22.93%) Cyberattack
2 28 (17.83%) Cybercrime
3 20 (12.74%) Data Centre
4 19 (12.10%) Cyber Defence
5 10 (6.37%) Replication
6 9 (5.73%) EFT
7 8 (5.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (5.10%) Management Information System
7 8 (5.10%) User Experience
8 5 (3.18%) Clustering
8 5 (3.18%) Fibre Optics
8 5 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (3.18%) Mainframe
9 4 (2.55%) Driving Licence
9 4 (2.55%) EMC VNX
9 4 (2.55%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.27%) CMDB
11 2 (1.27%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 88 (56.05%) Windows
2 70 (44.59%) Windows Server
3 67 (42.68%) Linux
4 28 (17.83%) Ubuntu
5 24 (15.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (14.65%) Kali Linux
7 21 (13.38%) Windows Server 2019
8 14 (8.92%) CentOS
9 7 (4.46%) Windows 10
10 6 (3.82%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (3.18%) VMS
12 4 (2.55%) SUSE
13 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (59.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 46 (29.30%) Problem-Solving
3 36 (22.93%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 36 (22.93%) Threat Intelligence
4 28 (17.83%) Service Management
5 27 (17.20%) ITIL
6 24 (15.29%) DevOps
6 24 (15.29%) Project Delivery
7 22 (14.01%) Agile
7 22 (14.01%) Load Balancing
8 21 (13.38%) Integration Testing
8 21 (13.38%) Mathematics
8 21 (13.38%) Regression Testing
8 21 (13.38%) Security Operations
8 21 (13.38%) System Integration Testing
8 21 (13.38%) Test Automation
8 21 (13.38%) Test Scripting
9 20 (12.74%) Problem Management
10 19 (12.10%) Infrastructure as Code
11 18 (11.46%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 46 (29.30%) PowerShell
2 29 (18.47%) Python
3 13 (8.28%) Bash
4 8 (5.10%) Go
5 5 (3.18%) SQL
6 4 (2.55%) Java
7 1 (0.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (34.39%) Security Cleared
2 44 (28.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 37 (23.57%) SC Cleared
4 23 (14.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (9.55%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (6.37%) CCNP
6 10 (6.37%) MCSA
6 10 (6.37%) MCSE
7 8 (5.10%) Chartered Engineer
8 7 (4.46%) CISSP
9 6 (3.82%) Azure Certification
10 5 (3.18%) A+ Certification
10 5 (3.18%) CCNA
10 5 (3.18%) SSCP
11 4 (2.55%) AWS Certification
12 3 (1.91%) Degree
13 2 (1.27%) CISA
13 2 (1.27%) CompTIA Security+
13 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) SLA
2 6 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.18%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (3.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 5 (3.18%) GxP
4 3 (1.91%) GDPR
5 2 (1.27%) NIST
System Software
1 93 (59.24%) vSphere
2 87 (55.41%) VMware ESXi
3 85 (54.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (50.96%) Active Directory
5 20 (12.74%) VMware NSX
6 15 (9.55%) Docker
7 5 (3.18%) Firmware
7 5 (3.18%) GPFS
7 5 (3.18%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (2.55%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.27%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 31 (19.75%) SCCM
2 24 (15.29%) vRealize
3 22 (14.01%) Terraform
4 18 (11.46%) SolarWinds Orion
5 16 (10.19%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 16 (10.19%) Ansible
6 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 9 (5.73%) Kubernetes
7 9 (5.73%) Packer
8 8 (5.10%) PowerCLI
9 7 (4.46%) Nagios
10 6 (3.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (3.82%) WSUS
11 5 (3.18%) Dell DRAC
12 4 (2.55%) Kibana
12 4 (2.55%) Microsoft Clustering
12 4 (2.55%) SCOM
12 4 (2.55%) SCOrch
13 3 (1.91%) DatAdvantage
13 3 (1.91%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 155 (98.73%) VMware
2 83 (52.87%) Microsoft
3 37 (23.57%) Cisco
4 25 (15.92%) SolarWinds
5 24 (15.29%) Veeam
6 22 (14.01%) NetApp
7 18 (11.46%) Citrix
8 17 (10.83%) 3PAR
9 11 (7.01%) HP
10 10 (6.37%) EMC
10 10 (6.37%) F5
10 10 (6.37%) Red Hat
10 10 (6.37%) Splunk
11 9 (5.73%) Globalscape
12 8 (5.10%) Atlassian
12 8 (5.10%) Dell
12 8 (5.10%) Symantec
12 8 (5.10%) Zopa
13 7 (4.46%) Extreme Networks
14 6 (3.82%) Sophos