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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 817 809 821
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 35 54 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.052% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 50 26
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -11.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
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
27485 28257 28459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.39% 27.12% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21777 22680 23314
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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
London +29 16 £47,500 -9.52% 2
North West +16 9 £35,500 -25.26%
South East -24 2 - - 3
West Midlands -35 1 £72,500 +52.63%
VCAP
UK

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 75 (85.23%) VMware
2 67 (76.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 54 (61.36%) Windows
4 49 (55.68%) Microsoft
4 49 (55.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 45 (51.14%) Citrix
6 39 (44.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 35 (39.77%) vSphere
8 30 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (32.95%) MCSE
10 28 (31.82%) Citrix Certification
10 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
10 28 (31.82%) HP
11 27 (30.68%) SAN
12 26 (29.55%) NetApp
12 26 (29.55%) CCA
12 26 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
13 25 (28.41%) XenDesktop
14 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
15 22 (25.00%) Cisco
15 22 (25.00%) VCDX
15 22 (25.00%) vCloud
16 21 (23.86%) XenApp
16 21 (23.86%) ITIL
17 20 (22.73%) MS Exchange
17 20 (22.73%) WAN
18 19 (21.59%) Hyper-V
19 18 (20.45%) NetScaler
19 18 (20.45%) Microsoft App-V
20 17 (19.32%) CCNA

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.77%) SharePoint
3 10 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.27%) IIS
8 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (1.14%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (14.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
1 1 (1.14%) PaaS
1 1 (1.14%) Office 365
1 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (30.68%) SAN
2 20 (22.73%) WAN
3 18 (20.45%) NetScaler
4 16 (18.18%) LAN
5 11 (12.50%) NAS
6 9 (10.23%) DNS
7 8 (9.09%) VPN
8 7 (7.95%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.82%) MPLS
9 6 (6.82%) Firewall
9 6 (6.82%) IPsec
10 5 (5.68%) DHCP
11 4 (4.55%) VLAN
12 3 (3.41%) Network Security
13 2 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (2.27%) SSL
13 2 (2.27%) VPLS
13 2 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (2.27%) OSPF
13 2 (2.27%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.41%) Data Mining
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
3 10 (11.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (13.64%) Architect
2 12 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (11.36%) Designer
4 10 (11.36%) Network Designer
5 9 (10.23%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (9.09%) Consultant
6 8 (9.09%) Technical Architect
7 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Server Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Administrator
8 6 (6.82%) Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) VMware Support Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
1 7 (7.95%) FlexPod
2 6 (6.82%) Replication
3 5 (5.68%) Clustering
4 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.14%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.14%) PKI
6 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (61.36%) Windows
2 26 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (17.05%) Linux
4 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.95%) Debian
7 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) ITIL
2 12 (13.64%) Network Design
3 10 (11.36%) Business Continuity
4 9 (10.23%) ITIL V3
5 8 (9.09%) Information Security
5 8 (9.09%) Project Management
6 7 (7.95%) Service Management
6 7 (7.95%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.95%) ITSM
6 7 (7.95%) Information Security Management
6 7 (7.95%) Security Management
7 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.68%) Data Management
8 5 (5.68%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.41%) CRM
9 3 (3.41%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.41%) Migration
10 2 (2.27%) BCP
10 2 (2.27%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.23%) SQL
2 7 (7.95%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.41%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (76.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 39 (44.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (34.09%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (32.95%) MCSE
5 28 (31.82%) Citrix Certification
6 26 (29.55%) CCA
7 22 (25.00%) VCDX
8 17 (19.32%) NCDA
8 17 (19.32%) NCIE
8 17 (19.32%) CCNA
9 14 (15.91%) CCAA
9 14 (15.91%) VCP5
10 12 (13.64%) CCEE
10 12 (13.64%) CCDA
10 12 (13.64%) CCDP
11 11 (12.50%) CCIE
11 11 (12.50%) MCSA
12 10 (11.36%) CCIP
12 10 (11.36%) CCIA
12 10 (11.36%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (55.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (39.77%) vSphere
3 28 (31.82%) Active Directory
4 25 (28.41%) XenDesktop
5 22 (25.00%) vCloud
6 21 (23.86%) XenApp
7 19 (21.59%) Hyper-V
8 18 (20.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (11.36%) XenServer
10 6 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (3.41%) Terminal Services
11 3 (3.41%) VMware ESX
12 2 (2.27%) VMware Server
13 1 (1.14%) pfSense
13 1 (1.14%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (4.55%) SCOM
3 3 (3.41%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.41%) HP SIM
4 2 (2.27%) XenMobile
4 2 (2.27%) Legato
4 2 (2.27%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.14%) OSSEC
5 1 (1.14%) MOM
5 1 (1.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 75 (85.23%) VMware
2 49 (55.68%) Microsoft
3 45 (51.14%) Citrix
4 28 (31.82%) HP
5 26 (29.55%) NetApp
6 22 (25.00%) Cisco
7 11 (12.50%) Dell
8 10 (11.36%) Veeam
9 9 (10.23%) CommVault
9 9 (10.23%) AppSense
10 8 (9.09%) EMC
10 8 (9.09%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.68%) CheckPoint
11 5 (5.68%) Symantec
11 5 (5.68%) Novell
11 5 (5.68%) Computacenter
11 5 (5.68%) Isilon
12 3 (3.41%) Websense
13 1 (1.14%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.14%) Sourcefire
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum High salary + variable + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified Bomus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, South East, UK
Virtustream
Salary: Upto £65,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago