The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 173 149 141
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -8
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 10 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.32% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 1.40% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 3
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -4.34%
Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
865 642 644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.84% 23.06% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 736 499 519
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VCAP
West Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCAP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

VCAP Salary Histogram in Leeds

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (100.00%) VMware
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (100.00%) vSphere
2 15 (88.24%) Citrix
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (58.82%) MCITP
3 10 (58.82%) XenApp
3 10 (58.82%) XenDesktop
4 9 (52.94%) VCDX
4 9 (52.94%) NetApp
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco
4 9 (52.94%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (52.94%) CCEE
4 9 (52.94%) CCIA
4 9 (52.94%) NCDA
5 8 (47.06%) NCIE
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (47.06%) XenServer
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (35.29%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (35.29%) SAN
7 6 (35.29%) CCA
7 6 (35.29%) HP
7 6 (35.29%) MCSE
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) Dell
8 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
8 5 (29.41%) FlexPod

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (23.53%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
3 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
4 2 (11.76%) NAS
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Consultant
2 9 (52.94%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Consultant
4 5 (29.41%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (23.53%) FlexPod Consultant
5 4 (23.53%) Storage Consultant
5 4 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) VMware Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
7 1 (5.88%) Virtualisation Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) FlexPod
2 3 (17.65%) CLARiiON
2 3 (17.65%) Celerra
2 3 (17.65%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
1 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) Project Management
2 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (58.82%) MCITP
3 9 (52.94%) VCDX
3 9 (52.94%) NCDA
3 9 (52.94%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (52.94%) CCEE
3 9 (52.94%) CCIA
4 8 (47.06%) NCIE
5 6 (35.29%) CCA
5 6 (35.29%) MCSE
6 4 (23.53%) VTSP
6 4 (23.53%) MCTS
7 3 (17.65%) HP AIS
7 3 (17.65%) HP ASE
7 3 (17.65%) HP MASE
8 1 (5.88%) CCIE
8 1 (5.88%) CCNA
8 1 (5.88%) CCDA
8 1 (5.88%) CCEA
System Software
1 17 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (100.00%) vSphere
2 10 (58.82%) XenApp
2 10 (58.82%) XenDesktop
3 8 (47.06%) XenServer
4 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
5 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
6 3 (17.65%) vCloud
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
1 2 (11.76%) SCVMM
1 2 (11.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) Citrix
3 9 (52.94%) NetApp
3 9 (52.94%) Cisco
4 6 (35.29%) HP
5 5 (29.41%) Dell
6 4 (23.53%) EMC
7 2 (11.76%) AppSense
8 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 1 (5.88%) PlateSpin
8 1 (5.88%) DataCore
8 1 (5.88%) FalconStor
8 1 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (5.88%) Juniper