The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 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 VCP5 over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 310 332 319
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 4 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.036% 0.082% 0.043%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.36% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 5
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% -17.61%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
VCP5
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
2677 2760 2895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.31% 22.70% 25.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2292 2360 2605
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VCP5
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 across the City of London region.

VCP5 Salary Trend in the City of London

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) VCP4
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (25.00%) IaaS
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 2 (25.00%) Hitachi
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) Veeam
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Clustering
5 2 (25.00%) Brocade

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing VCP5 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 VCP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Storage Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (12.50%) BCP
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (37.50%) VCP4
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Firmware
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Brocade
3 2 (25.00%) Veeam
3 2 (25.00%) Hitachi
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper