The table below looks at the statistics for VCP4 in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP4 over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 864 879 797
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -82
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 14 22 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.020% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.050% 0.073% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 56
Average salary £42,500 £52,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
VCP4
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
27877 30152 27980
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.01% 27.32% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 22282 24016 22927
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

VCP4
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP4 Jobs Demand Trend in England

VCP4
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 across the England region.

VCP4 Salary Trend in England

VCP4
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCP4 across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

VCP4 Salary Histogram in England

VCP4
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCP4 within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
South East +17 6 £42,500 -
London +12 3 £43,000 -31.20% 1
East of England +6 2 £42,500 +37.09%
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £35,000 -
VCP4
UK

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing VCP4 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 VCP4.

1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 26 (89.66%) VMware
2 26 (89.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 26 (89.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (51.72%) Citrix
4 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
5 14 (48.28%) XenApp
6 13 (44.83%) MCSE
7 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
8 11 (37.93%) HP
8 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (31.03%) VCP5
10 8 (27.59%) vSphere
10 8 (27.59%) SCCM
11 7 (24.14%) SCOM
11 7 (24.14%) MCITP
11 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
11 7 (24.14%) SAN
12 6 (20.69%) MCP
12 6 (20.69%) VMware ESX
12 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
12 6 (20.69%) NetScaler
13 5 (17.24%) MCSA
13 5 (17.24%) Dell
13 5 (17.24%) Firewall
14 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
14 4 (13.79%) CCNA
14 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing VCP4 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 VCP4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
5 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SAN
2 6 (20.69%) NetScaler
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
4 4 (13.79%) FCoE
4 4 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (13.79%) Internet
4 4 (13.79%) MPLS
5 3 (10.34%) OSPF
5 3 (10.34%) BGP
5 3 (10.34%) DSL
6 2 (6.90%) WAN
6 2 (6.90%) DHCP
6 2 (6.90%) DNS
7 1 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security
7 1 (3.45%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) VMware Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Server Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Server Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Support
6 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
2 1 (3.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
1 4 (13.79%) Open Source
2 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
3 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.45%) Server Building
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.45%) Change Control
4 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (44.83%) MCSE
4 9 (31.03%) VCP5
5 7 (24.14%) MCITP
6 6 (20.69%) MCP
7 5 (17.24%) MCSA
8 4 (13.79%) CCNA
8 4 (13.79%) CCA
8 4 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (10.34%) Degree
9 3 (10.34%) HNC
9 3 (10.34%) HND
10 2 (6.90%) CCEA
11 1 (3.45%) CCNP
11 1 (3.45%) VCAP
11 1 (3.45%) CCEE
11 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (89.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (48.28%) XenApp
3 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
4 8 (27.59%) vSphere
5 6 (20.69%) VMware ESX
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
7 3 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
8 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
8 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
8 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
8 1 (3.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 7 (24.14%) SCOM
3 4 (13.79%) vMotion
4 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
5 2 (6.90%) WSUS
5 2 (6.90%) MOM
6 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Citrix
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 11 (37.93%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) Dell
6 4 (13.79%) Cisco
6 4 (13.79%) IBM
6 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
7 3 (10.34%) Symantec
8 2 (6.90%) EMC
8 2 (6.90%) Intel
8 2 (6.90%) CommVault
9 1 (3.45%) NetApp
9 1 (3.45%) Apple
9 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.45%) AppSense
9 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.45%) Brocade
9 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.45%) Juniper