The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP 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 Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 168 156 164
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 6 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.16% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.60% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
VCAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1071 831 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 28.99% 26.13% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 869 676 925
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCAP across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VCAP
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCAP across the East Midlands region.

VCAP Salary Trend in the East Midlands

VCAP
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -7 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Northamptonshire -17 3 £47,500 -5.00%
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing VCAP 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 VCAP.

1 24 (92.31%) VMware
1 24 (92.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (88.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (76.92%) NetApp
4 18 (69.23%) vSphere
5 17 (65.38%) Citrix
6 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (61.54%) Cisco
7 14 (53.85%) VCDX
8 13 (50.00%) SQL
9 12 (46.15%) Windows
9 12 (46.15%) NCDA
10 11 (42.31%) NCIE
10 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
11 10 (38.46%) MCTS
11 10 (38.46%) HP
11 10 (38.46%) EMC
11 10 (38.46%) VTSP
12 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
12 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
12 8 (30.77%) Windows 2000 Server
13 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (26.92%) IIS
13 7 (26.92%) CCA
13 7 (26.92%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (26.92%) SAN
13 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing VCAP 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 VCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) IIS
1 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
1 7 (26.92%) SAN
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Consultant
2 10 (38.46%) Storage Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) VMware Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 7 (26.92%) FlexPod Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Server Support
8 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) FlexPod
2 5 (19.23%) Clustering
3 3 (11.54%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.85%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.85%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (30.77%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Business Continuity
2 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (61.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (53.85%) VCDX
4 12 (46.15%) NCDA
5 11 (42.31%) NCIE
6 10 (38.46%) MCTS
6 10 (38.46%) VTSP
7 7 (26.92%) CCA
7 7 (26.92%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (23.08%) VCP5
8 6 (23.08%) MCSE
8 6 (23.08%) MCITP
9 5 (19.23%) VCP4
10 4 (15.38%) MCSA
11 2 (7.69%) CCEE
11 2 (7.69%) CCIA
12 1 (3.85%) HP AIS
12 1 (3.85%) HP ASE
12 1 (3.85%) HP MASE
12 1 (3.85%) CCIE
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (69.23%) vSphere
3 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 6 (23.08%) XenServer
4 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
5 5 (19.23%) vCloud
5 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (15.38%) XenApp
6 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
7 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) VMware
2 20 (76.92%) NetApp
3 17 (65.38%) Citrix
4 16 (61.54%) Cisco
5 10 (38.46%) HP
5 10 (38.46%) EMC
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) McAfee
8 4 (15.38%) Hitachi
8 4 (15.38%) Computacenter
9 3 (11.54%) Veeam
10 2 (7.69%) Dell