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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 171 152 164
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +12
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 11 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 0.30% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 1.29% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
928 618 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.64% 22.87% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 746 492 467
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 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 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 31 (96.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 28 (87.50%) Cisco
4 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 22 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (65.63%) vSphere
6 20 (62.50%) Citrix
7 16 (50.00%) NetApp
7 16 (50.00%) NCDA
7 16 (50.00%) NCIE
7 16 (50.00%) VTSP
7 16 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (46.88%) XenDesktop
9 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (43.75%) MCSE
9 14 (43.75%) MCITP
10 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
10 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
10 13 (40.63%) CCA
10 13 (40.63%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (40.63%) CCIA
11 12 (37.50%) vCloud
11 12 (37.50%) 3PAR
11 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
11 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (37.50%) WAAS
11 12 (37.50%) CCEA
11 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (37.50%) EMC
11 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (15.63%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (37.50%) WAAS
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (9.38%) SAN
4 3 (9.38%) NAS
5 1 (3.13%) ISDN
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.13%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) IPsec
5 1 (3.13%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Storage Solutions Architect
1 12 (37.50%) Virtualisation Architect
1 12 (37.50%) Storage Architect
1 12 (37.50%) Architect
1 12 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (25.00%) Consultant
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Operations Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) FlexPod Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Storage Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Celerra
1 12 (37.50%) CLARiiON
2 4 (12.50%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) IVR
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (15.63%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.13%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.38%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.13%) Project Management
3 1 (3.13%) Migration
3 1 (3.13%) Service Management
3 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.13%) Change Management
3 1 (3.13%) Coaching
3 1 (3.13%) Capacity Management
3 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (96.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (50.00%) NCDA
2 16 (50.00%) NCIE
2 16 (50.00%) VTSP
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (43.75%) MCSE
3 14 (43.75%) MCITP
4 13 (40.63%) CCA
4 13 (40.63%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (40.63%) CCIA
5 12 (37.50%) CCEA
5 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (37.50%) MCTS
6 11 (34.38%) CCNP
6 11 (34.38%) CCNA
7 10 (31.25%) CCIE
7 10 (31.25%) MCP
8 7 (21.88%) VCDX
9 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (65.63%) vSphere
3 15 (46.88%) XenDesktop
4 13 (40.63%) Active Directory
5 12 (37.50%) vCloud
5 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 4 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (87.50%) Cisco
3 22 (68.75%) Microsoft
4 20 (62.50%) Citrix
5 16 (50.00%) NetApp
6 12 (37.50%) 3PAR
6 12 (37.50%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) Symantec
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) F5