The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 175 154 159
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 9 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.24% 0.25% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 1.15% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
VCAP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
935 610 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.64% 21.75% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 759 498 440
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VCAP
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

VCAP Salary Trend in Leeds

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (96.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 26 (92.86%) Cisco
4 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
5 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (60.71%) Citrix
6 17 (60.71%) vSphere
7 14 (50.00%) XenDesktop
7 14 (50.00%) NCDA
7 14 (50.00%) NCIE
7 14 (50.00%) VTSP
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (50.00%) NetApp
8 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
8 13 (46.43%) MCSE
8 13 (46.43%) MCITP
9 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (42.86%) Celerra
9 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
9 12 (42.86%) MCTS
9 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (42.86%) CLARiiON
9 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
9 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 12 (42.86%) EMC
9 12 (42.86%) CCA
9 12 (42.86%) Citrix Certification

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (42.86%) WAAS
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (7.14%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) IPsec
5 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.57%) ISDN
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Storage Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Storage Solutions Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Virtualisation Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Operations Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) FlexPod Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) CLARiiON
1 12 (42.86%) Celerra
2 2 (7.14%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) IVR
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL
1 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (3.57%) Coaching
2 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
2 1 (3.57%) Project Management
2 1 (3.57%) Service Management
2 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.57%) Change Management
2 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (50.00%) NCDA
2 14 (50.00%) NCIE
2 14 (50.00%) VTSP
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (46.43%) MCSE
3 13 (46.43%) MCITP
4 12 (42.86%) CCA
4 12 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (42.86%) CCEA
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (42.86%) MCTS
4 12 (42.86%) CCIA
5 11 (39.29%) CCNP
5 11 (39.29%) CCNA
6 10 (35.71%) CCIE
6 10 (35.71%) MCP
7 4 (14.29%) VCDX
8 1 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (60.71%) vSphere
3 14 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 12 (42.86%) vCloud
5 3 (10.71%) XenApp
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (92.86%) Cisco
3 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 17 (60.71%) Citrix
5 14 (50.00%) NetApp
6 12 (42.86%) 3PAR
6 12 (42.86%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Avaya
7 1 (3.57%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec