The table below looks at the statistics for VCP4 in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP4 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 618 628 609
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 4 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.013% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.036% 0.052% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 22
Average salary £43,000 £54,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.10% +9.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
VCP4
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
11079 11515 11073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.10% 24.81% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9181 9170 9053
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

VCP4
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP4 Jobs Demand Trend in London

VCP4
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 across the London region.

VCP4 Salary Trend in London

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing VCP4 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 VCP4.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) MCSE
4 5 (62.50%) EMC
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) MCITP
5 4 (50.00%) Brocade
5 4 (50.00%) Xen
5 4 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (50.00%) Network Security
5 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (50.00%) ProxySG
5 4 (50.00%) Clustering
5 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
5 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing VCP4 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 VCP4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Network Security
2 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Clustering
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 4 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (50.00%) Change Control
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) MCITP
4 4 (50.00%) VCAP
4 4 (50.00%) CCA
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (50.00%) CCEA
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
6 2 (25.00%) VCP5
7 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
7 1 (12.50%) CCNP
7 1 (12.50%) CCNA
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) Terminal Server
4 4 (50.00%) ISA Server
4 4 (50.00%) ProxySG
4 4 (50.00%) Xen
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) Dell
4 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 4 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (50.00%) Brocade
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Apple