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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 264 242 276
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +34
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.013% 0.015% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.043% 0.048% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% +13.51%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
2307 2077 2732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.37% 30.27% 30.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1821 1587 2238
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £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
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) MCSE
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (58.33%) MCTS
4 7 (58.33%) MCITP
4 7 (58.33%) NetApp
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) NCDA
4 7 (58.33%) NCIE
5 5 (41.67%) VTSP
5 5 (41.67%) Veeam
5 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
5 5 (41.67%) VCDX
5 5 (41.67%) VCP4
5 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (41.67%) VCP5
5 5 (41.67%) Wireless
5 5 (41.67%) MBCS
5 5 (41.67%) Document Management
5 5 (41.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Lync
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
1 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 3 (25.00%) VPLS
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
2 3 (25.00%) MPLS
2 3 (25.00%) OSPF
2 3 (25.00%) BGP
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
2 5 (41.67%) Storage Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Network Support
4 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 3 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Administrator
6 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Replication
2 2 (16.67%) EqualLogic
2 2 (16.67%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (41.67%) UNIX
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
1 5 (41.67%) Document Management
2 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (58.33%) MCTS
2 7 (58.33%) MCITP
2 7 (58.33%) MCSE
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) NCDA
2 7 (58.33%) NCIE
3 5 (41.67%) VTSP
3 5 (41.67%) VCP5
3 5 (41.67%) MCP
3 5 (41.67%) MBCS
3 5 (41.67%) VCDX
3 5 (41.67%) VCP4
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (16.67%) XenApp
4 2 (16.67%) XenServer
4 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (16.67%) Legato
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) NetApp
4 5 (41.67%) Veeam
4 5 (41.67%) SolarWinds
4 5 (41.67%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
6 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
7 2 (16.67%) PlateSpin
7 2 (16.67%) CommVault
7 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 2 (16.67%) Dell
7 2 (16.67%) EMC