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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 303 332 306
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -26
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 3 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.028% 0.042% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.18% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 19
Average salary £55,000 £62,500 £63,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -0.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £37,500 £57,600
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
2627 2788 2971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.09% 23.53% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2282 2367 2669
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 19 December 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Isilon
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) CCEE
3 3 (42.86%) CCIA
3 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) NAS
1 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (42.86%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) CCEE
3 3 (42.86%) CCIA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) Isilon
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Dell