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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 905 912 907
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 4 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.015% 0.062% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 7
Average salary £66,250 £37,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.66% -46.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,550 £28,500 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £84,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.66% -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
26156 27364 26645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.69% 27.57% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21168 22032 21157
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
London +5 2 £72,500 +141.66%
South West -13 1 £60,000 +60.00%
West Midlands -17 1 £36,500 -2.66%
VCP4
UK

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 29 (96.67%) Windows
3 25 (83.33%) SAN
4 20 (66.67%) VCP5
5 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
5 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
7 14 (46.67%) MCSE
7 14 (46.67%) Firewall
7 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
8 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (40.00%) ITIL
8 12 (40.00%) CCNA
8 12 (40.00%) HP
8 12 (40.00%) vSphere
9 11 (36.67%) Citrix
9 11 (36.67%) vCloud
10 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
10 10 (33.33%) Linux
10 10 (33.33%) NAS
11 9 (30.00%) SCOM
11 9 (30.00%) VMware ESX
11 9 (30.00%) IPsec
11 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (30.00%) Cisco
11 9 (30.00%) VPN

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
7 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (83.33%) SAN
2 14 (46.67%) Firewall
3 10 (33.33%) NAS
4 9 (30.00%) IPsec
4 9 (30.00%) VPN
5 7 (23.33%) DHCP
5 7 (23.33%) DNS
6 5 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (10.00%) MPLS
7 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (10.00%) Network Security
7 3 (10.00%) SSL
7 3 (10.00%) VoIP
7 3 (10.00%) WAN
7 3 (10.00%) Wireless
8 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) VMware Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Head of Infrastructure
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (10.00%) HP Storage
3 3 (10.00%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) SCADA
4 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (33.33%) Linux
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.00%) Unix
6 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (16.67%) Change Control
3 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.00%) BCP
4 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.00%) CRM
4 3 (10.00%) Document Management
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security Management
4 3 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Security Management
5 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.33%) Computer Forensics
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.00%) VB
2 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (66.67%) VCP5
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (46.67%) MCSE
5 12 (40.00%) CCNA
5 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (20.00%) MCSA
6 6 (20.00%) VCAP
7 5 (16.67%) CCA
7 5 (16.67%) CCEA
7 5 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (16.67%) MCITP
8 4 (13.33%) MCP
9 1 (3.33%) CISSP
9 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (40.00%) vSphere
4 11 (36.67%) vCloud
5 9 (30.00%) VMware ESX
6 5 (16.67%) XenApp
7 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (10.00%) ISA Server
8 3 (10.00%) ProxySG
8 3 (10.00%) Terminal Server
8 3 (10.00%) Xen
9 2 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (6.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) SCOM
2 5 (16.67%) SCCM
3 4 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (6.67%) MOM
5 2 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) HP
4 11 (36.67%) Citrix
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco
6 8 (26.67%) LANDesk
7 4 (13.33%) 3PAR
7 4 (13.33%) Dell
7 4 (13.33%) EMC
7 4 (13.33%) IBM
7 4 (13.33%) Intel Security
7 4 (13.33%) NetApp
7 4 (13.33%) SolarWinds
8 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (10.00%) Brocade
8 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (10.00%) Symantec
9 1 (3.33%) Intel
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) Sophos