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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 319 306 332
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 3 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.026% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.49% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 7
Average salary £62,500 £46,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.40% -25.60%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +8.13%
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
2958 2653 3138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.24% 22.44% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2419 2350 2811
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 August 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 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) VCP4
4 5 (50.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) Degree
5 4 (40.00%) SCOM
5 4 (40.00%) Firmware
5 4 (40.00%) BCP
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
6 3 (30.00%) C
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Clustering
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) vSphere
7 2 (20.00%) PaaS
7 2 (20.00%) IaaS
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) NAS
7 2 (20.00%) ITSM
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Storage Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Firmware
2 3 (30.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (40.00%) BCP
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (20.00%) ITSM
6 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (10.00%) Migration
6 1 (10.00%) Business Development
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (10.00%) Network Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (50.00%) VCP4
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Novell
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR