The first table below looks at the demand for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 23 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 Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 106 120 105
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -15
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 9 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.47% 0.20% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 0.63% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 3
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
635 633 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.09% 31.54% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 559 566 400
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
VCAP
West Midlands

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VCAP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

VCAP Salary Trend in Birmingham

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 18 (100.00%) Citrix
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (100.00%) vSphere
2 15 (83.33%) NCDA
3 14 (77.78%) NCIE
3 14 (77.78%) NetApp
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco
4 13 (72.22%) VCDX
5 12 (66.67%) VTSP
5 12 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (50.00%) Windows
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (44.44%) SQL
7 8 (44.44%) IIS
7 8 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (44.44%) FlexPod
8 7 (38.89%) MCTS
8 7 (38.89%) MCITP
8 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (33.33%) EMC
9 6 (33.33%) CLARiiON
9 6 (33.33%) Celerra
9 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 6 (33.33%) CCIA

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 8 (44.44%) IIS
2 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (22.22%) WAAS
4 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Consultant
2 8 (44.44%) Storage Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) FlexPod Consultant
4 6 (33.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 4 (22.22%) Virtualisation Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Storage Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (22.22%) Architect
6 3 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) FlexPod
2 6 (33.33%) CLARiiON
2 6 (33.33%) Celerra
3 2 (11.11%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (44.44%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (83.33%) NCDA
3 14 (77.78%) NCIE
4 13 (72.22%) VCDX
5 12 (66.67%) VTSP
6 7 (38.89%) MCTS
6 7 (38.89%) MCITP
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
7 6 (33.33%) CCIA
8 5 (27.78%) MCSE
9 4 (22.22%) CCEA
9 4 (22.22%) CCA
10 2 (11.11%) HP AIS
10 2 (11.11%) HP ASE
10 2 (11.11%) HP MASE
10 2 (11.11%) CCEE
11 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (5.56%) CCIE
11 1 (5.56%) CCNA
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (100.00%) vSphere
2 9 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (33.33%) vCloud
3 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (27.78%) XenApp
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Legato
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) NetApp
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) EMC
4 4 (22.22%) 3PAR
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) CommVault