The first table below looks at the demand for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 72 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.15% - 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% - 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £40,000 - £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% -4.34%
Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
153 142 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.57% 28.34% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 123 118 179
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,150 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,052 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
VCAP
North West

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VCAP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

VCAP Salary Trend in Merseyside

VCAP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Liverpool - 1 £40,000 -
VCAP
North West

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) CCEE
2 3 (75.00%) CCIA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) EqualLogic
1 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (25.00%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) CCEE
2 3 (75.00%) CCIA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) HP AIS
4 1 (25.00%) HP ASE
4 1 (25.00%) HP MASE
4 1 (25.00%) VCDX
4 1 (25.00%) NCDA
4 1 (25.00%) NCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCEA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) vCloud
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCDPM
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) EMC
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) DataCore
4 1 (25.00%) FalconStor
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin
4 1 (25.00%) IBM