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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 843 869 875
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +6
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 33 63 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.062% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.23% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22 48 65
Median salary £50,000 £49,250 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.52% +1.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £57,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +18.55%
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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
22984 27532 28934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 26.00% 27.09% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18582 22312 22826
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing VCAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

VCAP Salary Histogram in England

VCAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +52 13 £42,500 -5.55%
East of England +19 8 £62,500 +4.16%
London +51 6 £70,000 +55.55%
West Midlands - 3 £90,000 -
North West -3 2 £51,250 +5.12%
South West - 2 £55,000 -
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VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing VCAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for VCAP.

1 65 (95.59%) VMware
1 65 (95.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 48 (70.59%) vSphere
3 40 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (55.88%) vCloud
5 33 (48.53%) vRealize
6 30 (44.12%) Citrix
7 29 (42.65%) Cisco
8 24 (35.29%) Windows
9 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
10 22 (32.35%) Citrix Certification
11 21 (30.88%) CCNP
11 21 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (29.41%) VCDX
13 19 (27.94%) CCNA
13 19 (27.94%) SAN
14 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
15 17 (25.00%) Active Directory
15 17 (25.00%) Use Case
15 17 (25.00%) Presales
16 16 (23.53%) XenApp
16 16 (23.53%) CCA
16 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (22.06%) ITIL
17 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
18 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
19 12 (17.65%) WAN
19 12 (17.65%) VMware ESX
20 11 (16.18%) NetApp
20 11 (16.18%) MS Exchange

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.82%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.35%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (27.94%) SAN
2 12 (17.65%) WAN
3 11 (16.18%) TCP/IP
4 10 (14.71%) Firewall
4 10 (14.71%) LAN
5 9 (13.24%) MPLS
6 5 (7.35%) NetScaler
6 5 (7.35%) Unified Communications
7 3 (4.41%) DNS
7 3 (4.41%) NAS
8 2 (2.94%) DHCP
9 1 (1.47%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.47%) IPsec
9 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (58.82%) Consultant
2 29 (42.65%) VMware Consultant
3 12 (17.65%) Architect
3 12 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (10.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Principal Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.35%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) IT Architect
9 3 (4.41%) IT Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.41%) Senior VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) COM
1 4 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.82%) Private Cloud
3 5 (7.35%) FlexPod
4 4 (5.88%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.94%) iSeries
6 2 (2.94%) Social Media
7 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (1.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.29%) Windows
2 11 (16.18%) Linux
3 9 (13.24%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.94%) Unix
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.47%) CentOS
7 1 (1.47%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Presales
1 17 (25.00%) Use Case
2 15 (22.06%) ITIL
3 8 (11.76%) Matrix Management
4 6 (8.82%) Application Virtualisation
5 5 (7.35%) Business Continuity
5 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.88%) BCP
6 4 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.88%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (5.88%) High Availability
7 3 (4.41%) Demand Management
7 3 (4.41%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (2.94%) Data Management
8 2 (2.94%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (2.94%) Information Management
8 2 (2.94%) Product Management
8 2 (2.94%) Project Management
8 2 (2.94%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.41%) Perl
2 3 (4.41%) Python
2 3 (4.41%) Ruby
3 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 65 (95.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (32.35%) Citrix Certification
3 21 (30.88%) CCNP
3 21 (30.88%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (29.41%) VCDX
5 19 (27.94%) CCNA
6 16 (23.53%) CCA
6 16 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (14.71%) MCITP
8 6 (8.82%) CCIE
9 5 (7.35%) EMCISA
9 5 (7.35%) EMCSA
9 5 (7.35%) MCSA
9 5 (7.35%) MCSE
9 5 (7.35%) RHCA
10 4 (5.88%) CCEA
10 4 (5.88%) RHCE
10 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
10 4 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (2.94%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.41%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (70.59%) vSphere
2 40 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (55.88%) vCloud
4 17 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (23.53%) XenApp
6 13 (19.12%) Hyper-V
7 12 (17.65%) VMware ESX
8 10 (14.71%) XenServer
9 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (7.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (7.35%) XenDesktop
11 3 (4.41%) Docker
11 3 (4.41%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (4.41%) VMware Server
12 2 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (1.47%) KVM
13 1 (1.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 33 (48.53%) vRealize
2 8 (11.76%) SCOM
3 5 (7.35%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.94%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.47%) Ansible
5 1 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.47%) Puppet
5 1 (1.47%) vMotion
Vendors
1 65 (95.59%) VMware
2 30 (44.12%) Citrix
3 29 (42.65%) Cisco
4 23 (33.82%) Microsoft
5 11 (16.18%) NetApp
6 10 (14.71%) CheckPoint
7 8 (11.76%) AppSense
7 8 (11.76%) SolarWinds
8 6 (8.82%) Computacenter
8 6 (8.82%) EMC
9 4 (5.88%) Google
10 3 (4.41%) HP
10 3 (4.41%) Nimsoft
11 1 (1.47%) Dell
11 1 (1.47%) F5
11 1 (1.47%) IBM
11 1 (1.47%) Juniper
11 1 (1.47%) Veeam