The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 300 328 -
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.010% 0.042% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.044% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £48,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.65% -
UK excluding London average salary £58,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.00% +5.26%
VCAP
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2286 2999 2655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.59% 25.22% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1974 2450 2351
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VCAP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

VCAP Salary Trend in the City of London

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) vCloud
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) CCA
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCEA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) CommVault
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) HP Storage
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Debian
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITSM
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) SIEM
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) CCA
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCEA
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) vCloud
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) Snort
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) OSSEC
2 1 (25.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) CommVault
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper