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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank - 217 219
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.037% 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.11% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
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
2211 1806 1823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.35% 33.17% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1515 1260 1335
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 10 (100.00%) vSphere
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (90.00%) VTSP
2 9 (90.00%) vCloud
2 9 (90.00%) EMC
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) NetApp
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
3 6 (60.00%) XenApp
3 6 (60.00%) VCP5
3 6 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (60.00%) CCEE
4 5 (50.00%) CCIA
4 5 (50.00%) XenMobile
4 5 (50.00%) HP
4 5 (50.00%) CCA
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) Operations Management
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (40.00%) Celerra
5 4 (40.00%) MCTS
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (40.00%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
1 8 (80.00%) Virtualisation Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Storage Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Celerra
1 4 (40.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (90.00%) VTSP
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
3 6 (60.00%) VCP5
3 6 (60.00%) CCEE
4 5 (50.00%) CCIA
4 5 (50.00%) CCA
5 4 (40.00%) MCTS
5 4 (40.00%) MCITP
5 4 (40.00%) CCEA
5 4 (40.00%) NCDA
5 4 (40.00%) NCIE
6 1 (10.00%) CCAA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 10 (100.00%) vSphere
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (90.00%) vCloud
3 6 (60.00%) XenApp
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) XenMobile
2 4 (40.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) EMC
2 9 (90.00%) NetApp
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) HP
3 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (10.00%) AppSense