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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 814 800 823
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 61 90 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.084% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 44 74 30
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.00% +5.26%
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
28144 28934 26853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.23% 26.98% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22825 22633 22038
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
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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 +4 27 £50,000 -
London -10 18 £46,750 -13.42% 1
East of England +6 8 £62,000 +30.52%
North West +4 6 £59,000 +22.91% 1
West Midlands -23 2 £75,000 +30.43%
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VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 84 (90.32%) VMware
2 70 (75.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 63 (67.74%) Windows
4 61 (65.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (48.39%) vSphere
6 43 (46.24%) Citrix
7 39 (41.94%) Microsoft
8 36 (38.71%) Active Directory
8 36 (38.71%) vCloud
9 33 (35.48%) Cisco
10 32 (34.41%) ITIL
10 32 (34.41%) VCDX
11 28 (30.11%) SAN
12 26 (27.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (27.96%) Hyper-V
13 25 (26.88%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (25.81%) CCNA
14 24 (25.81%) MCSE
15 21 (22.58%) Linux
15 21 (22.58%) CCNP
15 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
15 21 (22.58%) Data Centre
16 18 (19.35%) EMC
17 16 (17.20%) HP
17 16 (17.20%) Citrix Certification
17 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (16.13%) Mentoring
18 15 (16.13%) CCA
19 14 (15.05%) Capacity Management
20 11 (11.83%) XenDesktop

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 9 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.53%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.53%) IaaS
2 6 (6.45%) PaaS
3 2 (2.15%) SaaS
4 1 (1.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.11%) SAN
2 9 (9.68%) WAN
2 9 (9.68%) NetScaler
3 8 (8.60%) DHCP
3 8 (8.60%) DNS
3 8 (8.60%) Firewall
4 7 (7.53%) VPN
4 7 (7.53%) Network Security
5 6 (6.45%) NAS
6 5 (5.38%) LAN
6 5 (5.38%) VoIP
6 5 (5.38%) TCP/IP
6 5 (5.38%) VLAN
7 4 (4.30%) SSL
7 4 (4.30%) MPLS
8 2 (2.15%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.08%) IPsec
9 1 (1.08%) OpenVPN
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (5.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Advertising
3 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (20.43%) Architect
2 13 (13.98%) Technical Architect
2 13 (13.98%) Consultant
3 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Technical Leader
5 8 (8.60%) Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.45%) Senior Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (6.45%) Senior Technical Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.38%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 4 (4.30%) VMware Consultant
8 4 (4.30%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.30%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.60%) Private Cloud
3 8 (8.60%) Clustering
4 4 (4.30%) EMC VNX
4 4 (4.30%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (4.30%) Symmetrix DMX
4 4 (4.30%) CLARiiON
4 4 (4.30%) Symmetrix
4 4 (4.30%) Replication
5 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.23%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (67.74%) Windows
2 21 (22.58%) Linux
2 21 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (17.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.23%) Debian
5 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) ITIL
2 15 (16.13%) Mentoring
3 14 (15.05%) Capacity Management
4 9 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.38%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.38%) ITSM
6 5 (5.38%) CRM
6 5 (5.38%) ITIL V3
6 5 (5.38%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (5.38%) Server Building
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (4.30%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (4.30%) Performance Management
7 4 (4.30%) Change Control
7 4 (4.30%) Information Security
7 4 (4.30%) Security Management
7 4 (4.30%) Change Management
7 4 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.23%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.53%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.38%) SQL
3 3 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (75.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 32 (34.41%) VCDX
3 26 (27.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (26.88%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (25.81%) CCNA
5 24 (25.81%) MCSE
6 21 (22.58%) CCNP
7 16 (17.20%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (16.13%) CCA
9 10 (10.75%) Degree
9 10 (10.75%) VCP5
10 7 (7.53%) RHCA
10 7 (7.53%) CCEA
11 6 (6.45%) CCAA
12 5 (5.38%) MCITP
12 5 (5.38%) MCSA
12 5 (5.38%) CCIA
12 5 (5.38%) CCEE
13 4 (4.30%) VCP4
13 4 (4.30%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 61 (65.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (48.39%) vSphere
3 36 (38.71%) Active Directory
3 36 (38.71%) vCloud
4 26 (27.96%) Hyper-V
5 11 (11.83%) XenDesktop
6 9 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (8.60%) XenApp
8 7 (7.53%) Firmware
8 7 (7.53%) XenServer
9 5 (5.38%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (4.30%) Xen
10 4 (4.30%) ISA Server
10 4 (4.30%) Terminal Server
10 4 (4.30%) VMware ESX
10 4 (4.30%) ProxySG
11 1 (1.08%) Snort
11 1 (1.08%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) SCCM
2 5 (5.38%) SCOM
2 5 (5.38%) WSUS
3 4 (4.30%) SCOrch
3 4 (4.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (4.30%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (4.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.30%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.08%) Nessus
5 1 (1.08%) MOM
5 1 (1.08%) OSSEC
5 1 (1.08%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 84 (90.32%) VMware
2 43 (46.24%) Citrix
3 39 (41.94%) Microsoft
4 33 (35.48%) Cisco
5 18 (19.35%) EMC
6 16 (17.20%) HP
7 9 (9.68%) Dell
7 9 (9.68%) Intel
8 8 (8.60%) NetApp
9 7 (7.53%) CommVault
10 6 (6.45%) CheckPoint
10 6 (6.45%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.38%) AppSense
11 5 (5.38%) Veeam
12 4 (4.30%) Symantec
12 4 (4.30%) Brocade
13 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.23%) Juniper
13 3 (3.23%) Dell Compellent
14 2 (2.15%) IBM
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