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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 310 324 331
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +7
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 5 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.045% 0.067% 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.31% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 7
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £41,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £63,750 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year
-1.16% -10.88%
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
2738 2609 3031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.65% 21.79% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2300 2270 2721
Average salary £50,250 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCP5 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

VCP5 Salary Histogram in the City of London

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) VCP4
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
5 5 (41.67%) vSphere
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (33.33%) BCP
6 4 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) SCOM
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 4 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) Firmware
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Clustering
7 3 (25.00%) Banking
7 3 (25.00%) C
7 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (25.00%) IaaS
8 2 (16.67%) PaaS
8 2 (16.67%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Server Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Storage Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) Capacity Management
3 4 (33.33%) BCP
3 4 (33.33%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) ITSM
5 1 (8.33%) Migration
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (50.00%) VCP4
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (8.33%) MCSA
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) vSphere
2 4 (33.33%) Firmware
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
5 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Hitachi
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Brocade
4 2 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 1 (8.33%) Juniper
5 1 (8.33%) Apple