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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 167 147 154
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 14 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.53% 0.89% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 2
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £45,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £47,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
915 671 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.48% 25.39% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 751 505 517
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCAP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

VCAP Salary Histogram in Leeds

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (96.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 28 (84.85%) Cisco
4 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (66.67%) vSphere
6 21 (63.64%) Citrix
7 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
8 17 (51.52%) NCDA
9 16 (48.48%) NCIE
9 16 (48.48%) NetApp
10 15 (45.45%) VTSP
10 15 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (36.36%) CCNA
12 12 (36.36%) XenDesktop
12 12 (36.36%) MCITP
13 11 (33.33%) VCDX
13 11 (33.33%) Windows
13 11 (33.33%) CCIE
13 11 (33.33%) CCNP
13 11 (33.33%) MCSE
14 10 (30.30%) MCP
14 10 (30.30%) CCA
14 10 (30.30%) Citrix Certification
14 10 (30.30%) MCTS
14 10 (30.30%) CCIA
15 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
15 9 (27.27%) Celerra
15 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
1 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (24.24%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (24.24%) WAAS
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
3 5 (15.15%) SAN
4 3 (9.09%) NAS
5 2 (6.06%) Firewall
6 1 (3.03%) IPsec
6 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
6 1 (3.03%) MPLS
6 1 (3.03%) ISDN
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP
6 1 (3.03%) WAN
6 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) VPN
6 1 (3.03%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Solutions Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Virtualisation Architect
2 8 (24.24%) VMware Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Storage Architect
2 8 (24.24%) Storage Solutions Architect
3 7 (21.21%) Storage Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) FlexPod Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 5 (15.15%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Operations Manager
5 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) CLARiiON
1 9 (27.27%) Celerra
2 7 (21.21%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (24.24%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) CentOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL
2 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.03%) Change Management
3 1 (3.03%) Migration
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.03%) Project Management
3 1 (3.03%) Service Management
3 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.03%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (96.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (51.52%) NCDA
3 16 (48.48%) NCIE
4 15 (45.45%) VTSP
5 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (36.36%) CCNA
6 12 (36.36%) MCITP
7 11 (33.33%) VCDX
7 11 (33.33%) MCSE
7 11 (33.33%) CCIE
7 11 (33.33%) CCNP
8 10 (30.30%) CCA
8 10 (30.30%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (30.30%) MCP
8 10 (30.30%) MCTS
8 10 (30.30%) CCIA
9 8 (24.24%) CCEA
10 2 (6.06%) CCEE
11 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (66.67%) vSphere
3 12 (36.36%) XenDesktop
4 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 8 (24.24%) vCloud
6 5 (15.15%) XenApp
7 1 (3.03%) XenServer
7 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) VMware
2 28 (84.85%) Cisco
3 21 (63.64%) Citrix
4 18 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 16 (48.48%) NetApp
6 9 (27.27%) EMC
7 8 (24.24%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.06%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) Dell
9 1 (3.03%) Symantec
9 1 (3.03%) Avaya
9 1 (3.03%) F5