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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 868 883 839
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -44
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 15 13 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.012% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.053% 0.043% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 29
Average salary £46,500 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £42,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +7.69%
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
28267 30447 29309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.39% 27.21% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22284 24566 23908
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(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 +28 8 £32,500 -55.17%
South East +21 7 £47,500 -
VCP4
UK

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 28 (87.50%) VMware
2 28 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 16 (50.00%) Citrix
5 16 (50.00%) VCP5
6 15 (46.88%) MCSE
7 12 (37.50%) MCSA
7 12 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
8 11 (34.38%) MCP
8 11 (34.38%) CCA
8 11 (34.38%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (31.25%) vSphere
10 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (28.13%) XenApp
10 9 (28.13%) MCITP
10 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
10 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
11 8 (25.00%) LAN
11 8 (25.00%) WAN
11 8 (25.00%) EMC
11 8 (25.00%) SAN
11 8 (25.00%) XenDesktop
11 8 (25.00%) Lync
11 8 (25.00%) CCEE
12 7 (21.88%) NetScaler

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (34.38%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.00%) Lync
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (28.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) SAN
1 8 (25.00%) LAN
1 8 (25.00%) WAN
2 7 (21.88%) NetScaler
3 5 (15.63%) Firewall
4 4 (12.50%) Internet
4 4 (12.50%) MPLS
5 3 (9.38%) OSPF
5 3 (9.38%) BGP
5 3 (9.38%) DSL
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
6 1 (3.13%) VPLS
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Consultant
1 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.50%) Wintel Support
3 4 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Server Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Server Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.63%) Linux
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Project Management
2 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
3 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (50.00%) VCP5
4 15 (46.88%) MCSE
5 12 (37.50%) MCSA
6 11 (34.38%) MCP
6 11 (34.38%) CCA
6 11 (34.38%) Citrix Certification
7 9 (28.13%) MCITP
8 8 (25.00%) CCEE
9 7 (21.88%) CCEA
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (12.50%) CCNA
12 3 (9.38%) Degree
12 3 (9.38%) HNC
12 3 (9.38%) HND
13 2 (6.25%) CCNP
13 2 (6.25%) VCAP
14 1 (3.13%) CCAA
14 1 (3.13%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (37.50%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (31.25%) vSphere
4 9 (28.13%) XenApp
4 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
5 8 (25.00%) XenDesktop
6 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
9 2 (6.25%) vCloud
10 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
1 5 (15.63%) SCOM
2 4 (12.50%) MOM
2 4 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) VMware
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
3 16 (50.00%) Citrix
4 8 (25.00%) EMC
5 7 (21.88%) AppSense
6 6 (18.75%) HP
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco
7 4 (12.50%) IBM
7 4 (12.50%) Dell
8 1 (3.13%) Juniper
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) Apple
8 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds