The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 86 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.35% 0.21% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Average salary £47,500 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
VCAP
Buckinghamshire

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

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
381 280 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.78% 29.95% 37.58%
Number of salaries quoted 266 252 292
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VCAP
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VCAP Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (75.00%) VCDX
3 5 (62.50%) vSphere
3 5 (62.50%) NCDA
3 5 (62.50%) MCTS
3 5 (62.50%) MCITP
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) NetApp
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) NCIE
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (50.00%) Veeam
5 3 (37.50%) Replication
5 3 (37.50%) VTSP
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) EMC
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Consultant
2 7 (87.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (37.50%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (37.50%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (75.00%) VCDX
3 5 (62.50%) NCDA
3 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) MCTS
3 5 (62.50%) MCITP
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) NCIE
5 3 (37.50%) VTSP
6 1 (12.50%) VCP5
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE
6 1 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (12.50%) CCDA
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenServer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Veeam
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) Symantec
6 1 (12.50%) PlateSpin