The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 329 312 330
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 3 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.024% 0.026% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.099% 0.10% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 11
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £58,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £78,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -4.34%
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3028 2944 3171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.92% 25.03% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2579 2537 2852
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VCAP
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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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCAP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

VCAP Salary Histogram in the City of London

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (90.00%) VMware
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (80.00%) MCSE
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) ITIL
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (50.00%) CCNA
5 5 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) MCITP
5 5 (50.00%) Firewall
5 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (50.00%) CCIA
6 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (20.00%) VCDX
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) CCEE
7 2 (20.00%) SCOM
8 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
8 1 (10.00%) Google

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (80.00%) MCSE
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) CCNA
4 5 (50.00%) MCITP
4 5 (50.00%) CCIA
5 2 (20.00%) VCDX
5 2 (20.00%) CCEE
6 1 (10.00%) MCTS
6 1 (10.00%) NCDA
6 1 (10.00%) NCIE
6 1 (10.00%) VTSP
6 1 (10.00%) MCSA
6 1 (10.00%) CCA
6 1 (10.00%) CCEA
6 1 (10.00%) VCP4
6 1 (10.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
3 1 (10.00%) XenServer
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Google
5 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (10.00%) SunGard
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Rackspace