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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank - 311 318
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.067% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.27% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £62,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.79%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
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
1749 2609 2623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.20% 25.12% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 2248 2223
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) XenApp
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) SAN
5 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 3 (37.50%) LANDesk
6 3 (37.50%) SCOM
6 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (37.50%) VCP4
6 3 (37.50%) Hedge funds
6 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (37.50%) VCAP
6 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (25.00%) SCCM
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Head of Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 3 (37.50%) Hedge funds
2 1 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
2 1 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) VCAP
3 3 (37.50%) VCP4
4 2 (25.00%) CCA
4 2 (25.00%) CCEA
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (25.00%) VCDX
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) Xen
5 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) LANDesk
6 2 (25.00%) EMC
7 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 1 (12.50%) Altiris
7 1 (12.50%) AppSense
7 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
7 1 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (12.50%) Juniper
7 1 (12.50%) NetApp
7 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
7 1 (12.50%) Symantec
7 1 (12.50%) Veeam