The first table below looks at the demand for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 279 235 248
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +13
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 47 82 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.68% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 3.04% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 79 73
Average salary £57,500 £46,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.65% -15.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £33,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3021 2694 2993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.83% 22.48% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2485 2382 2732
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the City of London region.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in the City of London

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 87 (100.00%) VMware
2 75 (86.21%) Windows
3 65 (74.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 51 (58.62%) Active Directory
6 50 (57.47%) Microsoft Certification
7 48 (55.17%) ITIL
8 44 (50.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (48.28%) MCSE
10 37 (42.53%) MS Exchange
11 35 (40.23%) Finance
12 34 (39.08%) Cisco
13 33 (37.93%) SAN
14 31 (35.63%) Citrix
15 29 (33.33%) VMware ESX
16 28 (32.18%) MCITP
17 27 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (27.59%) MCSA
19 22 (25.29%) MCP
19 22 (25.29%) Cisco Certification
20 21 (24.14%) Linux
20 21 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
21 20 (22.99%) Citrix Certification
22 19 (21.84%) SQL
23 18 (20.69%) CCNA
23 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
23 18 (20.69%) Degree
24 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
24 17 (19.54%) SharePoint
24 17 (19.54%) Firewall

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (42.53%) MS Exchange
2 21 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (19.54%) SharePoint
4 16 (18.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.60%) IIS
6 4 (4.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.45%) MS Project Server
7 3 (3.45%) Lync
8 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.05%) MS Office
3 4 (4.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.15%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) IaaS
2 4 (4.60%) PaaS
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.30%) SaaS
4 2 (2.30%) Heroku
4 2 (2.30%) Office 365
5 1 (1.15%) ElastiCache
5 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (37.93%) SAN
2 17 (19.54%) Firewall
3 12 (13.79%) VLAN
4 9 (10.34%) WAN
4 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.34%) DNS
5 8 (9.20%) DHCP
5 8 (9.20%) NetScaler
6 7 (8.05%) LAN
7 5 (5.75%) VPN
8 4 (4.60%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (4.60%) iSCSI
8 4 (4.60%) NAS
9 3 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (3.45%) VoIP
9 3 (3.45%) Wireless
10 2 (2.30%) MPLS
10 2 (2.30%) OSPF
10 2 (2.30%) BGP
10 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
General
1 35 (40.23%) Finance
2 16 (18.39%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Advertising
4 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Architect
2 17 (19.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (16.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (10.34%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Designer
9 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Wintel Support
9 3 (3.45%) Server Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Replication
2 9 (10.34%) Clustering
3 6 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.75%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.60%) Firmware
6 2 (2.30%) Celerra
6 2 (2.30%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.15%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.15%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) DTV
7 1 (1.15%) Wiki
7 1 (1.15%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 75 (86.21%) Windows
2 44 (50.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (24.14%) Linux
5 18 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (11.49%) Windows 7
7 5 (5.75%) UNIX
8 3 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.30%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.30%) CentOS
9 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.30%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (55.17%) ITIL
2 9 (10.34%) Project Management
3 8 (9.20%) ITSM
4 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (8.05%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (6.90%) Security Management
5 6 (6.90%) Migration
5 6 (6.90%) Service Management
6 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.75%) Information Security Management
6 5 (5.75%) Information Security
6 5 (5.75%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.75%) Time Management
6 5 (5.75%) Capacity Management
6 5 (5.75%) Change Control
7 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.60%) Change Management
7 4 (4.60%) BCP
8 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
8 3 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) SQL
2 14 (16.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.45%) VB
3 3 (3.45%) C
4 2 (2.30%) VBScript
5 1 (1.15%) Perl
5 1 (1.15%) PHP
5 1 (1.15%) Python
5 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (57.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (48.28%) MCSE
3 28 (32.18%) MCITP
4 24 (27.59%) MCSA
5 22 (25.29%) MCP
5 22 (25.29%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (22.99%) Citrix Certification
7 18 (20.69%) CCNA
7 18 (20.69%) Degree
8 14 (16.09%) CCA
9 12 (13.79%) CCEA
10 10 (11.49%) VCP5
11 8 (9.20%) MCTS
12 7 (8.05%) CCIA
13 6 (6.90%) CCNP
14 5 (5.75%) VCP4
14 5 (5.75%) VCAP
15 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
15 3 (3.45%) CCEE
15 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 65 (74.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (58.62%) Active Directory
3 29 (33.33%) VMware ESX
4 16 (18.39%) vSphere
5 15 (17.24%) XenApp
6 14 (16.09%) Hyper-V
7 7 (8.05%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (6.90%) XenServer
9 5 (5.75%) XenDesktop
10 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (2.30%) vCloud
11 2 (2.30%) ProxySG
11 2 (2.30%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.15%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (1.15%) PowerConvert
12 1 (1.15%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) SCCM
2 10 (11.49%) SCOM
3 4 (4.60%) SCVMM
3 4 (4.60%) XenMobile
4 3 (3.45%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.30%) ARCserve
5 2 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.15%) Cacti
6 1 (1.15%) Puppet
6 1 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.15%) SCSM
6 1 (1.15%) logstash
6 1 (1.15%) Nagios
Vendors
1 87 (100.00%) VMware
2 58 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 34 (39.08%) Cisco
4 31 (35.63%) Citrix
5 16 (18.39%) HP
6 12 (13.79%) NetApp
7 11 (12.64%) EMC
8 6 (6.90%) Juniper
9 4 (4.60%) Oracle
9 4 (4.60%) CheckPoint
9 4 (4.60%) Riverbed
10 3 (3.45%) Symantec
10 3 (3.45%) Veeam
10 3 (3.45%) SAP
10 3 (3.45%) IBM
11 2 (2.30%) Dell
11 2 (2.30%) Sun
11 2 (2.30%) CommVault
11 2 (2.30%) Hitachi
11 2 (2.30%) Intel
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