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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 177 168 163
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.088% 0.19% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.90% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 1
Average salary £40,000 £51,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% -2.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
877 667 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.64% 20.64% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 767 494 471
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 19 December 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) MCSE
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (93.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
3 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (81.25%) vSphere
4 13 (81.25%) MCITP
4 13 (81.25%) Citrix
5 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (75.00%) EMC
5 12 (75.00%) 3PAR
5 12 (75.00%) NetApp
5 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (75.00%) MCTS
5 12 (75.00%) CCA
5 12 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (75.00%) CCEA
5 12 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (75.00%) WAAS
5 12 (75.00%) NCDA
5 12 (75.00%) NCIE
5 12 (75.00%) VTSP
5 12 (75.00%) CCIA
5 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) WAAS
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) MPLS
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) IPsec
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) NAS
4 2 (12.50%) VPLS
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) SSL
4 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) LAN
4 2 (12.50%) OSPF
4 2 (12.50%) BGP
4 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
4 2 (12.50%) VRRP
4 2 (12.50%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 14 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Architect
1 12 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
1 12 (75.00%) Virtualisation Architect
1 12 (75.00%) Storage Architect
1 12 (75.00%) Storage Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (75.00%) CLARiiON
1 12 (75.00%) Celerra
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 2 (12.50%) Mac OS
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) BCP
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design
3 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) MCSE
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (93.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (81.25%) MCITP
3 12 (75.00%) MCTS
3 12 (75.00%) CCA
3 12 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (75.00%) CCEA
3 12 (75.00%) NCDA
3 12 (75.00%) NCIE
3 12 (75.00%) VTSP
3 12 (75.00%) CCIA
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (18.75%) CCNP
5 3 (18.75%) CCNA
6 2 (12.50%) CCDA
6 2 (12.50%) CCDP
6 2 (12.50%) CISSP
6 2 (12.50%) CCSA
6 2 (12.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 14001
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (81.25%) vSphere
3 12 (75.00%) vCloud
3 12 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 12 (75.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (81.25%) Citrix
3 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (75.00%) EMC
3 12 (75.00%) 3PAR
3 12 (75.00%) NetApp
4 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Symantec
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya