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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 649 654 652
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 2 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.019% 0.047% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 5
Average salary £72,500 £30,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+141.66% -62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.66% -6.25%
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
10654 10734 10952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 26.02% 25.76% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 8900 8762 8771
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) HP
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) SAN
3 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) LANDesk
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (66.67%) Citrix
5 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (41.67%) VCAP
7 5 (41.67%) Hedge funds
7 5 (41.67%) VCP5
7 5 (41.67%) SCOM
7 5 (41.67%) XenApp
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
7 5 (41.67%) CCA
7 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (41.67%) CCEA

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 5 (41.67%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) SSL
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) VMWare Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Hedge funds
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) HP Storage
2 3 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (25.00%) BCP
2 3 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (25.00%) Change Control
2 3 (25.00%) CRM
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security
2 3 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (41.67%) CCA
3 5 (41.67%) CCEA
3 5 (41.67%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (41.67%) VCAP
3 5 (41.67%) VCP5
4 3 (25.00%) MCITP
4 3 (25.00%) MCSA
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (41.67%) VMware ESX
3 5 (41.67%) XenApp
4 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 3 (25.00%) ProxySG
4 3 (25.00%) Terminal Server
4 3 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCOM
2 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) HP
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 8 (66.67%) LANDesk
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 3 (25.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (25.00%) Brocade
5 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (25.00%) Dell
5 3 (25.00%) EMC
5 3 (25.00%) Intel Security
5 3 (25.00%) NetApp
5 3 (25.00%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) IBM