The first table below looks at the demand for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 187 179 182
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.050% 0.15% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.62% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
921 964 907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.02% 23.45% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 728 838 739
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
VCAP
North West

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VCAP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

VCAP Salary Trend in Manchester

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) HP AIS
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
3 3 (60.00%) VCDX
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) EqualLogic
3 3 (60.00%) NCDA
3 3 (60.00%) NCIE
3 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (60.00%) XenServer
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (60.00%) Celerra
3 3 (60.00%) HP MASE
3 3 (60.00%) CCEE

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (40.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Celerra
1 3 (60.00%) EqualLogic
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (40.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (60.00%) HP MASE
2 3 (60.00%) VCDX
2 3 (60.00%) NCDA
2 3 (60.00%) NCIE
2 3 (60.00%) CCEE
2 3 (60.00%) CCIA
2 3 (60.00%) HP AIS
3 2 (40.00%) HP ASE
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) XenServer
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft