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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 176 174 144
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 1 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.029% 0.52% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 2.02% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 3
Average salary - £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £62,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+24.00% +11.11%
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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
800 941 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.92% 25.56% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 648 790 497
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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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

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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

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) Dell Compellent
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Dell Compellent