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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 173 180 185
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 1 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.030% 0.35% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 1.28% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 1
Average salary £60,000 £31,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.54% -34.73%
UK excluding London average salary £62,000 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+37.77% -7.21%
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
896 1093 919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 27.11% 27.66% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 692 925 807
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 3 (42.86%) NCIE
3 2 (28.57%) vCloud
3 2 (28.57%) VCDX
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 2 (28.57%) NCDA
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) DHCP

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) NetApp Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Storage Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Support
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Presales Solution Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Architect
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
1 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Presales
1 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (42.86%) NCIE
3 2 (28.57%) NCDA
3 2 (28.57%) VCDX
4 1 (14.29%) CCA
4 1 (14.29%) CCIA
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) VCP5
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (42.86%) vSphere
2 2 (28.57%) vCloud
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + generous on call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago