The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank - 246 269
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.030% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.096% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
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 of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2107 2091 2540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.40% 31.54% 29.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1669 1637 2109
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VCAP
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

VCAP Salary Trend in the East of England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) MBCS
2 5 (83.33%) Document Management
2 5 (83.33%) VCP4
2 5 (83.33%) VCP5
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) MCP
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) OSPF
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Lync
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) VPLS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Support
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (83.33%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (83.33%) MBCS
2 5 (83.33%) MCP
2 5 (83.33%) VCP4
2 5 (83.33%) VCP5
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MCTS
3 3 (50.00%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) VCDX
4 1 (16.67%) NCDA
4 1 (16.67%) NCIE
4 1 (16.67%) VTSP
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) Veeam