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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 305 343 326
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -17
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 5 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.048% 0.015% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.065% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Average salary £51,250 £59,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.13% -15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £38,200 £58,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £79,800 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
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
2634 3084 2904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.52% 23.87% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2220 2610 2498
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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
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 7 May 2015.

VCAP Salary Histogram in the City of London

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (87.50%) vCloud
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Information Security
4 5 (62.50%) Service Management
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) CommVault
4 5 (62.50%) CCA
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (62.50%) CCEA
4 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (62.50%) ITSM
4 5 (62.50%) Information Security Management
4 5 (62.50%) Security Management
4 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Advertising

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) OpenVPN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
1 5 (62.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Information Security
2 5 (62.50%) Service Management
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) ITSM
2 5 (62.50%) Information Security Management
2 5 (62.50%) Security Management
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) CCA
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (62.50%) CCEA
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) MCSA
3 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) CISSP
4 1 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (12.50%) VCDX
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) vCloud
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (12.50%) XenServer
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) pfSense
4 1 (12.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) OSSEC
2 1 (12.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) CommVault
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) Novell
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) Computacenter
5 1 (12.50%) Sourcefire