The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 846 819 833
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 56 37 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.036% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.18% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 54 23 48
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -4.34%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30548 28855 32597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.03% 27.73% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24664 23524 27845
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £66,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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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 18 April 2014.

VCAP Salary Histogram in England

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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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -37 25 £52,500 -4.54% 2
South East -2 18 £47,500 -2.56%
East Midlands -12 12 £47,500 - 1
Yorkshire -35 11 £47,500 -13.63%
West Midlands +5 10 £47,500 -
East of England -9 10 £52,500 +10.52%
North West -2 4 £42,500 -26.08% 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (91.11%) VMware
2 81 (90.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 69 (76.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (67.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 60 (66.67%) Citrix
5 60 (66.67%) Windows
6 56 (62.22%) MCSE
7 47 (52.22%) vSphere
8 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 45 (50.00%) SAN
9 43 (47.78%) HP
9 43 (47.78%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (44.44%) Cisco
10 40 (44.44%) MCITP
11 39 (43.33%) XenApp
12 34 (37.78%) Citrix Certification
12 34 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
12 34 (37.78%) Active Directory
13 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (33.33%) NetApp
15 28 (31.11%) MS Excel
16 27 (30.00%) CCNA
16 27 (30.00%) Dell
17 24 (26.67%) CCA
17 24 (26.67%) ITIL
17 24 (26.67%) NetScaler
18 23 (25.56%) XenDesktop
18 23 (25.56%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (24.44%) EMC
19 22 (24.44%) MS Exchange

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (8.89%) Lync
3 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (8.89%) SAS
3 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.67%) IIS
5 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (31.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (50.00%) SAN
2 24 (26.67%) NetScaler
3 17 (18.89%) NAS
4 15 (16.67%) Firewall
5 14 (15.56%) iSCSI
6 11 (12.22%) LAN
6 11 (12.22%) WAN
7 10 (11.11%) VPN
8 6 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
8 6 (6.67%) Network Security
9 5 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (5.56%) VoIP
10 4 (4.44%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.11%) DNS
11 1 (1.11%) DHCP
11 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.11%) MPLS
11 1 (1.11%) OSPF
11 1 (1.11%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.22%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Consultant
2 20 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
3 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (14.44%) VMware Consultant
5 11 (12.22%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 10 (11.11%) Server Engineer
6 10 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Architect
7 8 (8.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Administrator
8 6 (6.67%) Designer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.67%) Network Designer
8 6 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.67%) Network Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Storage Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.00%) FlexPod
2 6 (6.67%) CLARiiON
3 5 (5.56%) EqualLogic
4 4 (4.44%) Hedge funds
4 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.44%) Celerra
5 2 (2.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (66.67%) Windows
2 43 (47.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (25.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (8.89%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.44%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) ITIL
2 19 (21.11%) Migration
3 14 (15.56%) Network Design
4 7 (7.78%) Project Management
5 6 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.56%) Time Management
6 5 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (4.44%) Capacity Management
7 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.33%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.22%) High Availability
9 2 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (2.22%) Change Management
9 2 (2.22%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (90.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 61 (67.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (62.22%) MCSE
4 40 (44.44%) MCITP
5 34 (37.78%) Citrix Certification
5 34 (37.78%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (30.00%) CCNA
7 24 (26.67%) CCA
8 22 (24.44%) NCDA
9 21 (23.33%) VCDX
9 21 (23.33%) CCNP
10 20 (22.22%) NCIE
11 18 (20.00%) CCIA
12 16 (17.78%) MCSM
13 14 (15.56%) CCEE
14 11 (12.22%) CCAA
15 10 (11.11%) MCP
16 9 (10.00%) MCTS
16 9 (10.00%) VCP5
16 9 (10.00%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) QA
2 2 (2.22%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 69 (76.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (52.22%) vSphere
3 39 (43.33%) XenApp
4 34 (37.78%) Active Directory
5 23 (25.56%) XenDesktop
6 22 (24.44%) Hyper-V
7 16 (17.78%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (14.44%) vCloud
8 13 (14.44%) XenServer
8 13 (14.44%) VMware ESX
9 10 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (3.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 17 (18.89%) SCCM
1 17 (18.89%) SCOM
2 7 (7.78%) Puppet
3 3 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.22%) SCDPM
4 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 82 (91.11%) VMware
2 60 (66.67%) Citrix
3 45 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 43 (47.78%) HP
5 40 (44.44%) Cisco
6 30 (33.33%) NetApp
7 27 (30.00%) Dell
8 22 (24.44%) EMC
9 19 (21.11%) IBM
10 9 (10.00%) Juniper
11 8 (8.89%) WatchGuard
12 7 (7.78%) CheckPoint
12 7 (7.78%) 3PAR
13 6 (6.67%) LANDesk
14 3 (3.33%) CA
15 2 (2.22%) BMC
15 2 (2.22%) AppSense
16 1 (1.11%) PlateSpin
16 1 (1.11%) Google
16 1 (1.11%) Blue Coat
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