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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 845 855 822
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -33
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 23 47 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.041% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.082% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 44 22
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
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
27970 31031 28632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.28% 27.29% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 22088 25057 23339
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
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 7 May 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 7 May 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 +31 8 £45,000 -13.46% 1
South East +3 4 £45,000 -7.21% 5
North West +1 4 £32,500 -23.52%
Yorkshire +8 2 £40,000 -27.27%
VCAP
UK

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 70 (86.42%) VMware
2 66 (81.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 50 (61.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (59.26%) Windows
5 43 (53.09%) Microsoft
6 41 (50.62%) Citrix
7 32 (39.51%) vSphere
8 29 (35.80%) Cisco Certification
9 27 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (32.10%) Citrix Certification
11 25 (30.86%) CCA
11 25 (30.86%) VCDX
12 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
12 24 (29.63%) ITIL
13 23 (28.40%) XenDesktop
13 23 (28.40%) vCloud
14 22 (27.16%) Cisco
15 21 (25.93%) MCSE
15 21 (25.93%) Hyper-V
16 20 (24.69%) HP
16 20 (24.69%) SAN
17 19 (23.46%) Microsoft App-V
18 18 (22.22%) NetApp
19 17 (20.99%) Linux
19 17 (20.99%) CCNA
19 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
19 17 (20.99%) NCDA
19 17 (20.99%) NCIE
20 16 (19.75%) NetScaler
20 16 (19.75%) LAN

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 16 (19.75%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.47%) IIS
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.23%) Lync
6 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) PaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) SAN
2 16 (19.75%) NetScaler
2 16 (19.75%) LAN
2 16 (19.75%) WAN
3 7 (8.64%) DNS
4 6 (7.41%) Firewall
5 5 (6.17%) DHCP
6 4 (4.94%) VPN
6 4 (4.94%) NAS
6 4 (4.94%) VLAN
6 4 (4.94%) Network Security
7 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.47%) MPLS
8 2 (2.47%) OSPF
8 2 (2.47%) EIGRP
8 2 (2.47%) VRRP
8 2 (2.47%) BGP
8 2 (2.47%) SSL
8 2 (2.47%) IPsec
8 2 (2.47%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) Data Mining
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 13 (16.05%) Telecoms
2 10 (12.35%) Advertising
3 8 (9.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Architect
1 13 (16.05%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (14.81%) Network Engineer
3 11 (13.58%) VMware Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Network Designer
4 10 (12.35%) Designer
5 9 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 8 (9.88%) Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.94%) Administrator
10 4 (4.94%) Cloud Consultant
10 4 (4.94%) VMware Support Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) AWS Consultant
11 3 (3.70%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Private Cloud
2 7 (8.64%) FlexPod
2 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.94%) Replication
4 2 (2.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.23%) PKI
5 1 (1.23%) Clustering
5 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (59.26%) Windows
2 17 (20.99%) Linux
2 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (8.64%) Debian
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) Network Design
3 10 (12.35%) Business Continuity
3 10 (12.35%) ITIL V3
4 8 (9.88%) Information Security
5 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (8.64%) ITSM
5 7 (8.64%) Information Security Management
5 7 (8.64%) Security Management
5 7 (8.64%) Service Management
5 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.17%) Data Management
7 3 (3.70%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.70%) Project Management
7 3 (3.70%) Migration
7 3 (3.70%) CRM
7 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.47%) BCP
8 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.47%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
1 5 (6.17%) SQL
2 3 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 66 (81.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 29 (35.80%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (32.10%) Citrix Certification
5 25 (30.86%) CCA
5 25 (30.86%) VCDX
6 21 (25.93%) MCSE
7 17 (20.99%) CCNA
7 17 (20.99%) NCDA
7 17 (20.99%) NCIE
8 15 (18.52%) CCAA
9 14 (17.28%) VCP5
10 13 (16.05%) CCIE
11 12 (14.81%) CCDA
11 12 (14.81%) CCDP
11 12 (14.81%) CCEE
12 11 (13.58%) CCIA
12 11 (13.58%) MCSA
13 10 (12.35%) CCIP
14 8 (9.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 50 (61.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (39.51%) vSphere
3 24 (29.63%) Active Directory
4 23 (28.40%) XenDesktop
4 23 (28.40%) vCloud
5 21 (25.93%) Hyper-V
6 19 (23.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 15 (18.52%) XenApp
8 12 (14.81%) XenServer
9 5 (6.17%) VMware ESX
10 4 (4.94%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
11 2 (2.47%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.23%) pfSense
12 1 (1.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) SCCM
2 2 (2.47%) Legato
2 2 (2.47%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.23%) OSSEC
3 1 (1.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.23%) Nessus
3 1 (1.23%) MOM
Vendors
1 70 (86.42%) VMware
2 43 (53.09%) Microsoft
3 41 (50.62%) Citrix
4 22 (27.16%) Cisco
5 20 (24.69%) HP
6 18 (22.22%) NetApp
7 10 (12.35%) AppSense
8 9 (11.11%) CommVault
9 8 (9.88%) Red Hat
10 5 (6.17%) Computacenter
10 5 (6.17%) Dell
10 5 (6.17%) Novell
10 5 (6.17%) Symantec
10 5 (6.17%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.70%) Veeam
12 1 (1.23%) Sourcefire
12 1 (1.23%) McAfee
12 1 (1.23%) EMC
12 1 (1.23%) BMC
12 1 (1.23%) CA
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