The table below looks at the statistics for VCP4 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 VCP4 over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 310 320 336
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +16
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 2 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.059% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.068% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.34%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
VCP4
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
2929 2587 3203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.40% 21.83% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2411 2270 2871
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VCP4
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP4 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VCP4
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 across the City of London region.

VCP4 Salary Trend in the City of London

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing VCP4 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 VCP4.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) VCP5
2 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Firmware
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) BCP
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) SCOM
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) IaaS
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) C
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) ITSM
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) PaaS
6 1 (16.67%) Change Control
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) SaaS

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing VCP4 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 VCP4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (16.67%) SaaS
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Capacity Management
2 4 (66.67%) BCP
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) VCP5
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Apple