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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 785 789 823
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +34
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 84 40 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.039% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 72 36 29
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29627 27648 31020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.21% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23374 22505 26721
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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
South East +21 39 £50,000 +2.56%
London -28 24 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Yorkshire -10 21 £42,000 -6.66%
East Midlands -2 14 £47,500 -5.00%
West Midlands -4 10 £47,500 -5.00%
East of England -1 9 £47,500 +18.75%
North West -10 2 - - 1
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VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 125 (94.70%) VMware
2 116 (87.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 96 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 90 (68.18%) Cisco
4 90 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 85 (64.39%) Citrix
6 81 (61.36%) MCSE
7 79 (59.85%) Windows
8 68 (51.52%) SAN
9 67 (50.76%) Cisco Certification
10 64 (48.48%) CCNA
11 62 (46.97%) NetApp
12 54 (40.91%) CCNP
13 53 (40.15%) HP
13 53 (40.15%) vSphere
14 52 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 48 (36.36%) MCITP
16 44 (33.33%) Active Directory
17 40 (30.30%) Citrix Certification
18 39 (29.55%) ITIL
18 39 (29.55%) Hyper-V
19 38 (28.79%) NCDA
19 38 (28.79%) MS Exchange
20 34 (25.76%) SQL
20 34 (25.76%) NCIE
21 33 (25.00%) XenApp
21 33 (25.00%) MS Excel
21 33 (25.00%) EMC
22 32 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (28.79%) MS Exchange
2 22 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (10.61%) SharePoint
6 13 (9.85%) IIS
7 9 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (6.06%) SAS
8 8 (6.06%) Lync
9 6 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Summit
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (51.52%) SAN
2 24 (18.18%) Firewall
2 24 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 21 (15.91%) VPN
4 19 (14.39%) NAS
5 18 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (12.88%) WAN
7 14 (10.61%) LAN
7 14 (10.61%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (10.61%) iSCSI
8 13 (9.85%) VoIP
9 8 (6.06%) Network Security
10 7 (5.30%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (3.79%) WAAS
13 3 (2.27%) Unified Communications
14 1 (0.76%) Asterisk PBX
14 1 (0.76%) BIG-IP
14 1 (0.76%) MPLS
14 1 (0.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.52%) Finance
3 2 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (29.55%) Consultant
2 28 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (14.39%) Technical Consultant
4 18 (13.64%) Architect
5 13 (9.85%) Solutions Architect
6 12 (9.09%) Storage Consultant
7 10 (7.58%) Senior Consultant
7 10 (7.58%) Analyst
7 10 (7.58%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (7.58%) Server Engineer
8 9 (6.82%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 9 (6.82%) Senior Server Engineer
9 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 8 (6.06%) Administrator
9 8 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (6.06%) VMware Consultant
10 7 (5.30%) FlexPod Consultant
10 7 (5.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 7 (5.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) COM
1 1 (0.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) CLARiiON
2 11 (8.33%) Clustering
3 10 (7.58%) FlexPod
4 8 (6.06%) Celerra
4 8 (6.06%) EqualLogic
5 5 (3.79%) Symmetrix DMX
5 5 (3.79%) Symmetrix
6 3 (2.27%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.52%) Replication
7 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.52%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.76%) DTV
8 1 (0.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 79 (59.85%) Windows
2 52 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (24.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (18.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (5.30%) Linux
7 5 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (3.79%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.76%) CentOS
8 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (29.55%) ITIL
2 16 (12.12%) Project Management
3 15 (11.36%) Migration
4 14 (10.61%) Business Continuity
5 13 (9.85%) PRINCE2
6 11 (8.33%) Network Design
7 8 (6.06%) Asset Management
7 8 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (5.30%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (3.79%) Time Management
10 5 (3.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (2.27%) Waterfall
12 3 (2.27%) Capacity Management
12 3 (2.27%) Problem Management
12 3 (2.27%) Data Management
12 3 (2.27%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.76%) SQL
2 12 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 116 (87.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 96 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 81 (61.36%) MCSE
4 67 (50.76%) Cisco Certification
5 64 (48.48%) CCNA
6 54 (40.91%) CCNP
7 48 (36.36%) MCITP
8 40 (30.30%) Citrix Certification
9 38 (28.79%) NCDA
10 34 (25.76%) NCIE
11 27 (20.45%) MCTS
12 24 (18.18%) CCA
13 23 (17.42%) VCDX
14 22 (16.67%) VTSP
15 18 (13.64%) CCIA
16 16 (12.12%) MCP
17 15 (11.36%) MCSA
18 13 (9.85%) CCEE
18 13 (9.85%) CCIE
19 12 (9.09%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 96 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (40.15%) vSphere
3 44 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 39 (29.55%) Hyper-V
5 33 (25.00%) XenApp
6 29 (21.97%) XenDesktop
7 27 (20.45%) VMware ESX
8 21 (15.91%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (13.64%) vCloud
10 13 (9.85%) XenServer
10 13 (9.85%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.52%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 21 (15.91%) SCCM
2 19 (14.39%) SCOM
3 12 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 6 (4.55%) Puppet
5 5 (3.79%) SCVMM
5 5 (3.79%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.27%) Legato
7 2 (1.52%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 125 (94.70%) VMware
2 90 (68.18%) Cisco
2 90 (68.18%) Microsoft
3 85 (64.39%) Citrix
4 62 (46.97%) NetApp
5 53 (40.15%) HP
6 33 (25.00%) EMC
7 30 (22.73%) Dell
8 17 (12.88%) IBM
9 16 (12.12%) Symantec
10 15 (11.36%) Juniper
11 9 (6.82%) 3PAR
12 8 (6.06%) WatchGuard
13 7 (5.30%) LANDesk
13 7 (5.30%) Veeam
14 6 (4.55%) CheckPoint
15 5 (3.79%) PlateSpin
15 5 (3.79%) Red Hat
15 5 (3.79%) CommVault
15 5 (3.79%) McAfee
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