The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 172 173 189
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 13 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.32% 0.11% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 0.45% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 1
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £73,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -38.35%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -3.06%
VCAP
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
975 892 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.12% 23.78% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 768 789 776
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCAP across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

VCAP Salary Histogram in Manchester

VCAP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 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
Salford +3 3 £48,500 +7.77%
VCAP
North West

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (85.71%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (78.57%) MCITP
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (71.43%) SAN
4 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) MCSE
4 10 (71.43%) CCNA
4 10 (71.43%) Citrix
4 10 (71.43%) NAS
5 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 9 (64.29%) Degree
5 9 (64.29%) Cisco
5 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
5 9 (64.29%) IIS
5 9 (64.29%) SharePoint
5 9 (64.29%) ITIL
5 9 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
5 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
6 4 (28.57%) NetApp
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) XenApp
6 4 (28.57%) NCDA
6 4 (28.57%) NCIE

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 9 (64.29%) IIS
1 9 (64.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) SAN
1 10 (71.43%) NAS
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) iSCSI
3 3 (21.43%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Network Manager
2 3 (21.43%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
1 3 (21.43%) FlexPod
2 1 (7.14%) Celerra
2 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (64.29%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
2 9 (64.29%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Incident Management
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) Information Assurance
4 3 (21.43%) Change Control
4 3 (21.43%) Quality Management
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 3 (21.43%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (78.57%) MCITP
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (71.43%) MCSE
3 10 (71.43%) CCNA
4 9 (64.29%) Degree
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 4 (28.57%) NCDA
5 4 (28.57%) NCIE
6 1 (7.14%) CCEE
6 1 (7.14%) CCIA
6 1 (7.14%) MCTS
6 1 (7.14%) HP AIS
6 1 (7.14%) HP MASE
6 1 (7.14%) VCDX
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) XenApp
2 4 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Citrix
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) EMC