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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 315 321 330
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +9
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 5 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.043% 0.042% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.17% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 7
Average salary £45,000 £44,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -29.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £42,100 £46,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £45,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-3.48% -
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
2915 2573 3163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.31% 21.76% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2393 2260 2840
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 £70,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) VCP4
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco
6 5 (38.46%) Capacity Management
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) vSphere
7 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) HP
7 4 (30.77%) SAN
7 4 (30.77%) SCOM
7 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (30.77%) Clustering
7 4 (30.77%) BCP
7 4 (30.77%) Firmware
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) Project Management
8 3 (23.08%) Banking
8 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (23.08%) NetApp
8 3 (23.08%) C
8 3 (23.08%) MCSE

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (15.38%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) IaaS
2 2 (15.38%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) NAS
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) SMTP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (15.38%) Technical Leader
2 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
2 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Firmware
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Solaris
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Capacity Management
3 4 (30.77%) BCP
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Business Development
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Network Management
6 1 (7.69%) Change Control
6 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (7.69%) Line Management
6 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) C
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (46.15%) VCP4
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (23.08%) MCSE
5 2 (15.38%) MCSA
5 2 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (7.69%) MCTS
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (7.69%) CCNP
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) NetApp
6 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) Juniper
7 1 (7.69%) Hitachi
7 1 (7.69%) Dell
7 1 (7.69%) IBM
7 1 (7.69%) Novell
7 1 (7.69%) Apple
7 1 (7.69%) Brocade
7 1 (7.69%) Veeam
7 1 (7.69%) 3PAR