The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 600 590 611
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 34 16 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.036% 0.079%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.15% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 19
Average salary £54,000 £42,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £33,250 £46,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £68,400 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -
VCAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11387 10997 12888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.72% 24.70% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9090 9081 11010
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCAP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

VCAP
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCAP across the London region.

VCAP Salary Trend in London

VCAP
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCAP across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

VCAP Salary Histogram in London

VCAP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 4 £57,500 +53.33% 1
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 47 (95.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 42 (85.71%) Windows
4 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
5 38 (77.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 38 (77.55%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (69.39%) SAN
7 33 (67.35%) MCSE
8 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
9 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (55.10%) HP
11 26 (53.06%) Project Management
12 24 (48.98%) MS Exchange
13 23 (46.94%) Citrix
13 23 (46.94%) Cisco
13 23 (46.94%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (46.94%) MCITP
14 22 (44.90%) CCNA
15 21 (42.86%) ITIL
15 21 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
15 21 (42.86%) NetScaler
16 19 (38.78%) NetApp
17 17 (34.69%) vSphere
18 16 (32.65%) SCOM
19 15 (30.61%) Firewall
19 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
19 15 (30.61%) Dell
20 14 (28.57%) NAS
21 13 (26.53%) CCEE

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 24 (48.98%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
3 8 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (12.24%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (69.39%) SAN
2 21 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 15 (30.61%) Firewall
4 14 (28.57%) NAS
5 6 (12.24%) DNS
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.12%) VPN
7 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.08%) WAN
7 2 (4.08%) IPsec
7 2 (4.08%) Network Security
7 2 (4.08%) MPLS
8 1 (2.04%) DHCP
8 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Back Office
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Electronics
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Architect
2 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Architect
2 11 (22.45%) Server Engineer
3 10 (20.41%) Server Support
3 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 10 (20.41%) Senior Server Engineer
4 9 (18.37%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (16.33%) Server Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Support Analyst
5 8 (16.33%) Server Support Analyst
6 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 5 (10.20%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (10.20%) Technical Leader
8 5 (10.20%) Technical Architect
9 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
10 2 (4.08%) Support Team Leader
10 2 (4.08%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Blackberry
2 7 (14.29%) Clustering
3 5 (10.20%) Symmetrix DMX
3 5 (10.20%) CLARiiON
3 5 (10.20%) Symmetrix
4 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.08%) Replication
6 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (59.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (12.24%) Linux
4 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (53.06%) Project Management
2 21 (42.86%) ITIL
3 10 (20.41%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (16.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.20%) Business Continuity
5 5 (10.20%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
6 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.04%) Network Design
8 1 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.04%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.04%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (95.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 38 (77.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (67.35%) MCSE
4 23 (46.94%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (46.94%) MCITP
5 22 (44.90%) CCNA
6 21 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (26.53%) CCEE
8 12 (24.49%) CCNP
9 10 (20.41%) CCIA
10 9 (18.37%) MCSM
11 7 (14.29%) CCAA
11 7 (14.29%) CCA
12 6 (12.24%) MCP
12 6 (12.24%) JNCIA
12 6 (12.24%) JNCIS
13 5 (10.20%) PMP
13 5 (10.20%) PMI Certification
14 3 (6.12%) NCDA
15 2 (4.08%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (77.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
3 17 (34.69%) vSphere
4 13 (26.53%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
5 10 (20.41%) XenApp
6 8 (16.33%) VMware ESX
7 6 (12.24%) vCloud
8 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) SCOM
2 9 (18.37%) HP SIM
2 9 (18.37%) NetBackup
2 9 (18.37%) SCCM
3 7 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 7 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (2.04%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (83.67%) Microsoft
3 27 (55.10%) HP
4 23 (46.94%) Cisco
4 23 (46.94%) Citrix
5 19 (38.78%) NetApp
6 15 (30.61%) Dell
7 11 (22.45%) Veeam
8 10 (20.41%) Isilon
8 10 (20.41%) EMC
9 7 (14.29%) Juniper
9 7 (14.29%) Symantec
10 5 (10.20%) Websense
10 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
10 5 (10.20%) IBM
11 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
12 1 (2.04%) SAP
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