The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 207 214 221
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 18 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.30% 0.090% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.83% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +22.44%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -3.06%
VCAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2168 1869 1870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.64% 33.60% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1375 1560
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 September 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 +2 12 £57,500 -4.16%
Slough - 5 £50,000 -
VCAP
South East

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (100.00%) Citrix
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
1 26 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 26 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 26 (100.00%) vSphere
1 26 (100.00%) NCDA
2 25 (96.15%) NCIE
2 25 (96.15%) NetApp
3 20 (76.92%) Cisco
3 20 (76.92%) VTSP
3 20 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (69.23%) Windows
5 17 (65.38%) SQL
6 14 (53.85%) MCSE
6 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (53.85%) MCITP
6 14 (53.85%) MCTS
7 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 13 (50.00%) XenDesktop
7 13 (50.00%) EMC
7 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (46.15%) IIS
8 12 (46.15%) Windows 2000 Server
8 12 (46.15%) VCDX
8 12 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (46.15%) FlexPod
9 10 (38.46%) Symantec
10 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 12 (46.15%) IIS
2 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (30.77%) WAAS
4 6 (23.08%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Consultant
2 12 (46.15%) Storage Consultant
3 10 (38.46%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (30.77%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (30.77%) Architect
4 8 (30.77%) Virtualisation Architect
4 8 (30.77%) Storage Architect
4 8 (30.77%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 7 (26.92%) FlexPod Consultant
5 7 (26.92%) VMware Consultant
6 5 (19.23%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (19.23%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) FlexPod
2 8 (30.77%) CLARiiON
2 8 (30.77%) Celerra
3 5 (19.23%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (46.15%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Data Management
1 5 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 26 (100.00%) NCDA
2 25 (96.15%) NCIE
3 20 (76.92%) VTSP
4 14 (53.85%) MCTS
4 14 (53.85%) MCITP
4 14 (53.85%) MCSE
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (46.15%) VCDX
6 8 (30.77%) CCIA
6 8 (30.77%) CCA
6 8 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (30.77%) CCEA
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.85%) CCIE
7 1 (3.85%) CCNA
7 1 (3.85%) CCDA
7 1 (3.85%) VCP5
System Software
1 26 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 26 (100.00%) vSphere
2 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 8 (30.77%) vCloud
3 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 5 (19.23%) VMware ESX
4 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (19.23%) XenApp
4 5 (19.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Legato
1 5 (19.23%) NetBackup
1 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Citrix
1 26 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (96.15%) NetApp
3 20 (76.92%) Cisco
4 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (50.00%) EMC
5 10 (38.46%) Symantec
6 8 (30.77%) 3PAR
7 6 (23.08%) HP
7 6 (23.08%) Dell
8 5 (19.23%) CommVault
8 5 (19.23%) PlateSpin
8 5 (19.23%) Veeam