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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 184 183 171
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 6 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 1.14% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 4
Average salary £59,000 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.91% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £60,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+21.00% +5.26%
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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
914 965 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.27% 23.42% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 729 743 782
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 2015.

VCAP Salary Histogram in Manchester

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 7 (77.78%) VCDX
2 7 (77.78%) vSphere
2 7 (77.78%) vCloud
3 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Private Cloud
6 2 (22.22%) NetApp
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (11.11%) NCDA
7 1 (11.11%) NCIE
7 1 (11.11%) XenServer
7 1 (11.11%) Novell
7 1 (11.11%) EMC
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
7 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
7 1 (11.11%) Data Centre

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Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Architect
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Architect
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Storage Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (77.78%) VCDX
3 1 (11.11%) NCDA
3 1 (11.11%) NCIE
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
1 7 (77.78%) vSphere
1 7 (77.78%) vCloud
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) Novell
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
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