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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 794 808 839
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +31
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 56 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.040% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 30
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
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
27142 25948 28987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.47% 27.13% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21880 20643 24475
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
London +1 19 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North West +2 14 £31,000 -44.88% 3
South East -28 13 £55,000 +15.78%
Yorkshire -13 2 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +14 1 £40,000 -3.03%
South West -12 1 £28,500 -43.00% 1
West Midlands -19 1 £72,500 +38.09%
VCAP
UK

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 118 (90.08%) VMware
2 109 (83.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 93 (70.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 87 (66.41%) Windows
5 79 (60.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 76 (58.02%) Citrix
7 70 (53.44%) Microsoft
8 66 (50.38%) MCSE
9 57 (43.51%) Cisco
9 57 (43.51%) Active Directory
10 56 (42.75%) vSphere
11 53 (40.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (38.93%) SAN
13 50 (38.17%) NetApp
14 48 (36.64%) Cisco Certification
15 44 (33.59%) SQL Server
16 42 (32.06%) Citrix Certification
17 40 (30.53%) MCITP
18 39 (29.77%) HP
18 39 (29.77%) MS Exchange
19 35 (26.72%) Windows Server 2012
20 34 (25.95%) ITIL
21 33 (25.19%) NAS
21 33 (25.19%) XenDesktop
22 32 (24.43%) CCNA
23 31 (23.66%) CCA
23 31 (23.66%) XenApp
23 31 (23.66%) Hyper-V
24 30 (22.90%) WAN
25 29 (22.14%) EMC

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 39 (29.77%) MS Exchange
2 20 (15.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (13.74%) SharePoint
4 15 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (9.16%) IIS
6 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (6.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.29%) Lync
9 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (14.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
1 1 (0.76%) IaaS
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
1 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (38.93%) SAN
2 33 (25.19%) NAS
3 30 (22.90%) WAN
4 27 (20.61%) NetScaler
5 21 (16.03%) LAN
6 20 (15.27%) VPN
7 15 (11.45%) DNS
8 14 (10.69%) Firewall
9 12 (9.16%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (9.16%) MPLS
10 10 (7.63%) TCP/IP
10 10 (7.63%) VoIP
11 9 (6.87%) IPsec
12 8 (6.11%) WAAS
13 6 (4.58%) DHCP
14 5 (3.82%) OSPF
14 5 (3.82%) BGP
14 5 (3.82%) Wireless
14 5 (3.82%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (3.82%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (33.59%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (12.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (9.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.29%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (14.50%) Finance
2 13 (9.92%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.05%) Advertising
4 2 (1.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (18.32%) Architect
2 18 (13.74%) Analyst
3 15 (11.45%) Virtualisation Architect
3 15 (11.45%) Network Engineer
4 13 (9.92%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (9.92%) Support Analyst
4 13 (9.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) Designer
5 12 (9.16%) VMware Engineer
6 11 (8.40%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (7.63%) Network Designer
8 9 (6.87%) Consultant
8 9 (6.87%) Administrator
8 9 (6.87%) Citrix Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Storage Architect
9 8 (6.11%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.11%) Server Analyst
9 8 (6.11%) Support Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) Server Support
9 8 (6.11%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.53%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.63%) FlexPod
2 10 (7.63%) Replication
3 8 (6.11%) Celerra
3 8 (6.11%) Clustering
3 8 (6.11%) CLARiiON
4 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.53%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.76%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 87 (66.41%) Windows
2 53 (40.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (26.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (9.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (7.63%) Linux
6 5 (3.82%) UNIX
7 4 (3.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.29%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (2.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.53%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.53%) Debian
9 2 (1.53%) AIX
10 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) ITIL
2 23 (17.56%) Project Management
3 19 (14.50%) Mentoring
4 12 (9.16%) Network Design
5 11 (8.40%) Business Continuity
5 11 (8.40%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (6.87%) ITIL V3
7 8 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (6.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.34%) Data Management
9 5 (3.82%) Document Management
9 5 (3.82%) Operations Management
9 5 (3.82%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (3.05%) Change Control
10 4 (3.05%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.29%) Migration
11 3 (2.29%) Change Management
11 3 (2.29%) BCP
11 3 (2.29%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (12.98%) SQL
2 10 (7.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.29%) C
Qualifications
1 109 (83.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 79 (60.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (50.38%) MCSE
4 48 (36.64%) Cisco Certification
5 42 (32.06%) Citrix Certification
6 40 (30.53%) MCITP
7 32 (24.43%) CCNA
8 31 (23.66%) CCA
9 27 (20.61%) NCDA
9 27 (20.61%) NCIE
10 23 (17.56%) CCIA
10 23 (17.56%) VCP5
11 21 (16.03%) CCEE
11 21 (16.03%) VCDX
12 18 (13.74%) VTSP
13 16 (12.21%) CCAA
14 15 (11.45%) MCTS
14 15 (11.45%) CCNP
15 12 (9.16%) CCDA
15 12 (9.16%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 93 (70.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (43.51%) Active Directory
3 56 (42.75%) vSphere
4 33 (25.19%) XenDesktop
5 31 (23.66%) XenApp
5 31 (23.66%) Hyper-V
6 24 (18.32%) vCloud
7 13 (9.92%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (6.11%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (5.34%) XenServer
10 3 (2.29%) Terminal Services
10 3 (2.29%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.53%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (9.16%) HP SIM
1 12 (9.16%) SCOM
1 12 (9.16%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.58%) XenMobile
3 5 (3.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.82%) SCCM
4 4 (3.05%) SCOrch
4 4 (3.05%) Legato
5 2 (1.53%) Puppet
6 1 (0.76%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 118 (90.08%) VMware
2 76 (58.02%) Citrix
3 70 (53.44%) Microsoft
4 57 (43.51%) Cisco
5 50 (38.17%) NetApp
6 39 (29.77%) HP
7 29 (22.14%) EMC
8 23 (17.56%) Veeam
9 17 (12.98%) Dell
10 15 (11.45%) Isilon
11 9 (6.87%) AppSense
11 9 (6.87%) 3PAR
12 8 (6.11%) Websense
13 7 (5.34%) IBM
13 7 (5.34%) Symantec
14 6 (4.58%) CommVault
15 5 (3.82%) SolarWinds
16 4 (3.05%) CheckPoint
16 4 (3.05%) Red Hat
17 3 (2.29%) Novell
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