The first table below looks at the demand for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 200 214 222
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 14 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.091% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.26% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -12.19%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2036 1948 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.65% 35.35% 31.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1493 1568
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
VCAP
South East

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCAP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VCAP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCAP across the Berkshire region.

VCAP Salary Trend in Berkshire

VCAP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 8 £55,000 -4.34%
Slough +12 5 £50,000 +11.11%
VCAP
South East

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VCAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VCAP.

1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (100.00%) vSphere
1 20 (100.00%) NCDA
2 19 (95.00%) NCIE
2 19 (95.00%) NetApp
3 16 (80.00%) Windows
4 15 (75.00%) SQL
5 14 (70.00%) Cisco
5 14 (70.00%) VTSP
5 14 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (50.00%) VCDX
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (50.00%) MCITP
7 10 (50.00%) MCTS
7 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (50.00%) MCSE
7 10 (50.00%) IIS
7 10 (50.00%) FlexPod
8 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (45.00%) EMC
8 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (45.00%) XenDesktop
9 8 (40.00%) Symantec
10 6 (30.00%) SAN

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing VCAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited VCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (50.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (30.00%) SAN
4 4 (20.00%) WAAS
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Consultant
2 10 (50.00%) Storage Consultant
3 8 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (35.00%) VMware Consultant
4 7 (35.00%) FlexPod Consultant
5 5 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 5 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (20.00%) Architect
6 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
6 4 (20.00%) Storage Architect
6 4 (20.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 5 (25.00%) EqualLogic
3 4 (20.00%) CLARiiON
3 4 (20.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 20 (100.00%) NCDA
2 19 (95.00%) NCIE
3 14 (70.00%) VTSP
4 10 (50.00%) MCTS
4 10 (50.00%) MCITP
4 10 (50.00%) VCDX
4 10 (50.00%) MCSE
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (20.00%) CCA
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (20.00%) CCEA
5 4 (20.00%) CCIA
6 1 (5.00%) VCP5
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE
6 1 (5.00%) CCNA
6 1 (5.00%) CCDA
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (100.00%) vSphere
2 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (45.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (25.00%) XenApp
3 5 (25.00%) XenServer
4 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 5 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.00%) Legato
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) NetApp
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) EMC
5 8 (40.00%) Symantec
6 6 (30.00%) HP
6 6 (30.00%) Dell
7 5 (25.00%) PlateSpin
7 5 (25.00%) Veeam
8 4 (20.00%) 3PAR
9 3 (15.00%) CommVault