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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 170 186 190
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.050% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 0.21% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Average salary £35,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -9.52%
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
1103 967 1043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 29.26% 24.36% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 889 805 880
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

VCAP Salary Histogram in Manchester

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 17 (89.47%) NetApp
3 17 (89.47%) NCDA
3 17 (89.47%) NCIE
4 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (36.84%) FlexPod
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 6 (31.58%) Citrix
6 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
7 5 (26.32%) Data Management
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (26.32%) Symantec
7 5 (26.32%) Cisco
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) vSphere
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (15.79%) vCloud
9 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (15.79%) Veeam
9 3 (15.79%) VCDX
9 3 (15.79%) Migration
9 3 (15.79%) Network Security
9 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
9 3 (15.79%) MCTS
9 3 (15.79%) VLAN
9 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (15.79%) HP

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
1 3 (15.79%) WAN
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) VLAN
1 3 (15.79%) Network Security
2 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (10.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) VMware Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) FlexPod
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Data Management
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (89.47%) NCDA
2 17 (89.47%) NCIE
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) MCTS
4 3 (15.79%) VCDX
5 2 (10.53%) VTSP
6 1 (5.26%) CCEE
6 1 (5.26%) CCAA
6 1 (5.26%) CCIA
6 1 (5.26%) VCP5
6 1 (5.26%) VCP4
6 1 (5.26%) MCITP
6 1 (5.26%) MCSD
6 1 (5.26%) MCSE
6 1 (5.26%) MCSA
6 1 (5.26%) CCA
6 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) vSphere
4 3 (15.79%) vCloud
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Legato
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) NetApp
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix
5 5 (26.32%) Symantec
5 5 (26.32%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) Veeam
6 3 (15.79%) HP
7 2 (10.53%) CommVault