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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 784 808 825
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +17
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 89 44 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.044% 0.060%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 68 38 44
Average salary £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -3.06%
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
28894 26483 31787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.09% 26.59% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22754 21918 27002
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 +19 38 £50,000 -4.76% 6
London +16 32 £52,000 +23.80% 1
West Midlands -9 15 £57,500 +15.00%
North West -13 13 £48,500 +7.77%
Yorkshire -37 13 £57,500 +21.05%
East of England -6 11 £47,500 +5.55% 2
East Midlands -15 3 £47,500 -
South West -34 1 £29,500 -46.36%
VCAP
UK

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 154 (97.47%) VMware
2 142 (89.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 124 (78.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 118 (74.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 106 (67.09%) Cisco
6 102 (64.56%) Citrix
7 101 (63.92%) Microsoft
7 101 (63.92%) MCSE
8 99 (62.66%) Windows
9 79 (50.00%) SAN
10 78 (49.37%) NetApp
11 74 (46.84%) Cisco Certification
12 70 (44.30%) CCNA
12 70 (44.30%) Active Directory
13 66 (41.77%) MCITP
14 64 (40.51%) vSphere
15 62 (39.24%) Windows Server 2008
16 54 (34.18%) HP
17 51 (32.28%) CCNP
18 49 (31.01%) MS Exchange
19 48 (30.38%) Citrix Certification
20 46 (29.11%) ITIL
21 45 (28.48%) Hyper-V
21 45 (28.48%) Windows Server 2012
22 43 (27.22%) EMC
23 40 (25.32%) NCDA
24 39 (24.68%) SQL Server
25 37 (23.42%) NCIE
26 34 (21.52%) MCTS
26 34 (21.52%) SQL

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 49 (31.01%) MS Exchange
2 24 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (13.29%) IIS
3 21 (13.29%) SharePoint
4 16 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 16 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (3.80%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (3.16%) Lync
8 3 (1.90%) SAS
8 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (16.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Summit
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (50.00%) SAN
2 31 (19.62%) NAS
3 27 (17.09%) NetScaler
3 27 (17.09%) VPN
4 24 (15.19%) Firewall
4 24 (15.19%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (14.56%) WAN
6 20 (12.66%) VoIP
7 15 (9.49%) LAN
8 14 (8.86%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (6.96%) WAAS
10 9 (5.70%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (4.43%) DNS
12 6 (3.80%) MPLS
12 6 (3.80%) Network Security
12 6 (3.80%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.53%) Wireless
13 4 (2.53%) IPsec
14 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
14 3 (1.90%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (10.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (5.70%) Finance
2 4 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.27%) Retail
3 2 (1.27%) Back Office
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (20.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (17.72%) Consultant
2 28 (17.72%) Architect
3 24 (15.19%) Analyst
4 20 (12.66%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (8.86%) Virtualisation Architect
6 13 (8.23%) Infrastructure Manager
6 13 (8.23%) Storage Consultant
7 12 (7.59%) Technical Consultant
8 11 (6.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 11 (6.96%) Server Support
8 11 (6.96%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.96%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (6.96%) Server Engineer
8 11 (6.96%) Storage Architect
8 11 (6.96%) Storage Solutions Architect
9 10 (6.33%) Senior Server Engineer
10 9 (5.70%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (5.70%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (5.06%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.63%) LAMP
2 1 (0.63%) .NET
2 1 (0.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.76%) CLARiiON
2 14 (8.86%) Clustering
3 13 (8.23%) Celerra
3 13 (8.23%) FlexPod
4 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.70%) Blackberry
6 7 (4.43%) EqualLogic
7 6 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.80%) Replication
8 5 (3.16%) Symmetrix
8 5 (3.16%) Symmetrix DMX
9 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.90%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.27%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.63%) IVR
12 1 (0.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 99 (62.66%) Windows
2 62 (39.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (28.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (13.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (6.96%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (5.06%) Linux
7 6 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.53%) UNIX
9 2 (1.27%) AIX
10 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.63%) CentOS
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.11%) ITIL
2 30 (18.99%) Project Management
3 17 (10.76%) Business Continuity
3 17 (10.76%) Mentoring
4 16 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (10.13%) PRINCE2
5 15 (9.49%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (6.33%) Incident Management
6 10 (6.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (5.06%) Technical Architecture
7 8 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (3.80%) Migration
8 6 (3.80%) Change Management
9 5 (3.16%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.16%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.16%) Data Management
10 4 (2.53%) Document Management
10 4 (2.53%) Network Design
10 4 (2.53%) Change Control
10 4 (2.53%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 34 (21.52%) SQL
2 14 (8.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 142 (89.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 118 (74.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 101 (63.92%) MCSE
4 74 (46.84%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (44.30%) CCNA
6 66 (41.77%) MCITP
7 51 (32.28%) CCNP
8 48 (30.38%) Citrix Certification
9 40 (25.32%) NCDA
10 37 (23.42%) NCIE
11 34 (21.52%) MCTS
12 29 (18.35%) VTSP
13 27 (17.09%) CCA
14 26 (16.46%) CCIA
15 20 (12.66%) MCP
16 19 (12.03%) CCEE
17 18 (11.39%) VCDX
18 16 (10.13%) MCSA
19 13 (8.23%) CCEA
20 12 (7.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.90%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 124 (78.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (44.30%) Active Directory
3 64 (40.51%) vSphere
4 45 (28.48%) Hyper-V
5 33 (20.89%) XenDesktop
6 31 (19.62%) XenApp
7 25 (15.82%) vCloud
8 22 (13.92%) VMware ESX
9 20 (12.66%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (7.59%) XenServer
11 8 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (12.03%) SCOM
2 14 (8.86%) NetBackup
3 12 (7.59%) Backup Exec
3 12 (7.59%) SCCM
4 9 (5.70%) HP SIM
5 7 (4.43%) Puppet
6 5 (3.16%) SCVMM
6 5 (3.16%) Legato
7 4 (2.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (1.90%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.90%) XenMobile
9 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.63%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 154 (97.47%) VMware
2 106 (67.09%) Cisco
3 102 (64.56%) Citrix
4 101 (63.92%) Microsoft
5 78 (49.37%) NetApp
6 54 (34.18%) HP
7 43 (27.22%) EMC
8 28 (17.72%) Dell
9 20 (12.66%) Veeam
10 18 (11.39%) Symantec
11 15 (9.49%) IBM
12 11 (6.96%) 3PAR
13 10 (6.33%) Isilon
13 10 (6.33%) Juniper
14 7 (4.43%) CommVault
14 7 (4.43%) McAfee
15 6 (3.80%) Red Hat
16 5 (3.16%) PlateSpin
16 5 (3.16%) Websense
17 4 (2.53%) Computacenter
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Bloomberg LP
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Eastleigh
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago