The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 779 814 824
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +10
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 90 40 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.039% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 75 34 32
Average salary £49,250 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.68% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
VCAP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29557 27524 31363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.02% 27.06% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 23105 22580 26865
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

VCAP
Salary Trend in England

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

VCAP Salary Trend in England

VCAP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCAP across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VCAP Salary Histogram in England

VCAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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
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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
South East +8 38 £50,000 - 2
London +18 31 £54,000 -6.08% 4
Yorkshire -26 17 £42,000 -6.66%
East of England +11 11 £47,500 +11.76% 1
West Midlands -8 9 £57,500 +17.94%
North West -21 9 £40,500 -10.00% 2
East Midlands -11 6 £47,500 - 1
VCAP
UK

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 134 (96.40%) VMware
2 125 (89.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 109 (78.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 100 (71.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 95 (68.35%) Cisco
6 92 (66.19%) Microsoft
7 89 (64.03%) Citrix
8 86 (61.87%) Windows
8 86 (61.87%) MCSE
9 71 (51.08%) NetApp
10 69 (49.64%) SAN
11 68 (48.92%) Cisco Certification
12 66 (47.48%) CCNA
13 58 (41.73%) MCITP
14 55 (39.57%) vSphere
15 53 (38.13%) Windows Server 2008
16 51 (36.69%) CCNP
16 51 (36.69%) Active Directory
17 50 (35.97%) HP
18 43 (30.94%) NCDA
19 41 (29.50%) Hyper-V
19 41 (29.50%) MS Exchange
20 40 (28.78%) Citrix Certification
21 39 (28.06%) NCIE
22 38 (27.34%) ITIL
23 36 (25.90%) EMC
23 36 (25.90%) Windows Server 2012
24 31 (22.30%) Dell
24 31 (22.30%) SQL
25 30 (21.58%) XenApp

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 41 (29.50%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (12.95%) IIS
4 16 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (11.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (10.07%) SharePoint
6 11 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (5.76%) Lync
8 7 (5.04%) SAS
9 6 (4.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 26 (18.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Summit
2 1 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.72%) Office 365
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (49.64%) SAN
2 27 (19.42%) NetScaler
3 25 (17.99%) Firewall
4 23 (16.55%) NAS
5 22 (15.83%) VPN
6 21 (15.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (12.23%) WAN
8 15 (10.79%) Cisco IOS
9 14 (10.07%) VoIP
10 12 (8.63%) LAN
11 10 (7.19%) iSCSI
12 7 (5.04%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (5.04%) Network Security
12 7 (5.04%) WAAS
13 3 (2.16%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (2.16%) DNS
14 2 (1.44%) Unified Communications
15 1 (0.72%) BIG-IP
15 1 (0.72%) Asterisk PBX
15 1 (0.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.99%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (2.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.44%) Finance
2 2 (1.44%) Retail
3 1 (0.72%) Marketing
3 1 (0.72%) Electronics
3 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (25.90%) Consultant
2 29 (20.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (15.11%) Architect
4 17 (12.23%) Technical Consultant
5 16 (11.51%) Analyst
5 16 (11.51%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (10.07%) Storage Consultant
7 12 (8.63%) Server Engineer
8 11 (7.91%) Senior Server Engineer
8 11 (7.91%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (7.19%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (6.47%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 9 (6.47%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 9 (6.47%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (5.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (5.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 8 (5.76%) VMware Consultant
11 8 (5.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.04%) Storage Architect
12 7 (5.04%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) LAMP
1 1 (0.72%) X-Windows
1 1 (0.72%) .NET
1 1 (0.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.79%) CLARiiON
2 14 (10.07%) FlexPod
3 11 (7.91%) Clustering
4 9 (6.47%) Celerra
5 7 (5.04%) EqualLogic
6 5 (3.60%) Symmetrix DMX
6 5 (3.60%) Symmetrix
7 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.16%) Blackberry
8 3 (2.16%) Replication
9 2 (1.44%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.44%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.72%) IVR
10 1 (0.72%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 86 (61.87%) Windows
2 53 (38.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (25.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (16.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (10.07%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (5.04%) Linux
7 5 (3.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.72%) CentOS
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.72%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.72%) AIX
8 1 (0.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (27.34%) ITIL
2 21 (15.11%) Project Management
3 17 (12.23%) Business Continuity
4 13 (9.35%) PRINCE2
5 12 (8.63%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (7.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (7.19%) Migration
7 10 (7.19%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (5.76%) Network Design
8 8 (5.76%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (4.32%) Change Management
9 6 (4.32%) Asset Management
10 5 (3.60%) Problem Management
11 4 (2.88%) Change Control
11 4 (2.88%) Time Management
11 4 (2.88%) Data Management
12 3 (2.16%) Information Assurance
12 3 (2.16%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (22.30%) SQL
2 14 (10.07%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 125 (89.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 100 (71.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 86 (61.87%) MCSE
4 68 (48.92%) Cisco Certification
5 66 (47.48%) CCNA
6 58 (41.73%) MCITP
7 51 (36.69%) CCNP
8 43 (30.94%) NCDA
9 40 (28.78%) Citrix Certification
10 39 (28.06%) NCIE
11 30 (21.58%) MCTS
12 24 (17.27%) CCA
12 24 (17.27%) VTSP
13 20 (14.39%) CCIA
13 20 (14.39%) VCDX
14 18 (12.95%) MCP
15 15 (10.79%) MCSA
16 14 (10.07%) CCEE
17 11 (7.91%) MCSM
17 11 (7.91%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) QA
3 1 (0.72%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 109 (78.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (39.57%) vSphere
3 51 (36.69%) Active Directory
4 41 (29.50%) Hyper-V
5 30 (21.58%) XenApp
5 30 (21.58%) XenDesktop
6 22 (15.83%) VMware ESX
7 21 (15.11%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (12.95%) vCloud
9 12 (8.63%) Microsoft App-V
9 12 (8.63%) XenServer
10 2 (1.44%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 17 (12.23%) SCCM
1 17 (12.23%) SCOM
2 12 (8.63%) Backup Exec
3 8 (5.76%) NetBackup
3 8 (5.76%) Puppet
4 5 (3.60%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.88%) Legato
6 3 (2.16%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.44%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.44%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.72%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 134 (96.40%) VMware
2 95 (68.35%) Cisco
3 92 (66.19%) Microsoft
4 89 (64.03%) Citrix
5 71 (51.08%) NetApp
6 50 (35.97%) HP
7 36 (25.90%) EMC
8 31 (22.30%) Dell
9 17 (12.23%) Symantec
10 15 (10.79%) IBM
11 14 (10.07%) Juniper
12 11 (7.91%) Veeam
13 7 (5.04%) WatchGuard
13 7 (5.04%) 3PAR
14 6 (4.32%) CommVault
15 5 (3.60%) PlateSpin
15 5 (3.60%) Red Hat
15 5 (3.60%) McAfee
16 4 (2.88%) Hitachi
16 4 (2.88%) Computacenter
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