The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 231 247 261
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% 0.029% 0.068%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.13% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 5
Average salary £70,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.70% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -5.00%
VCAP
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1543 1542 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.56% 22.63% 23.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1226 1189 1445
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VCAP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

VCAP Salary Trend in the North West

VCAP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCAP across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

VCAP Salary Histogram in the North West

VCAP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +24 3 £70,000 +64.70% 3
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (80.00%) NetApp
4 15 (75.00%) NCDA
4 15 (75.00%) NCIE
5 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
7 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
8 7 (35.00%) Citrix
8 7 (35.00%) Windows
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (30.00%) vCloud
10 5 (25.00%) FlexPod
10 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (25.00%) vSphere
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco
11 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
11 4 (20.00%) VCDX
11 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (15.00%) Veeam
12 3 (15.00%) Migration
12 3 (15.00%) Network Security
12 3 (15.00%) VLAN
12 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (15.00%) Data Management
12 3 (15.00%) MCTS
12 3 (15.00%) HP

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Lync
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Network Security
1 3 (15.00%) VLAN
1 3 (15.00%) LAN
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
1 3 (15.00%) DHCP
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Virtualisation Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) FlexPod
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Data Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 15 (75.00%) NCDA
2 15 (75.00%) NCIE
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (20.00%) VCDX
5 3 (15.00%) MCTS
6 1 (5.00%) VCP5
6 1 (5.00%) CCEE
6 1 (5.00%) CCAA
6 1 (5.00%) CCIA
6 1 (5.00%) VCP4
6 1 (5.00%) MCITP
6 1 (5.00%) CCA
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (5.00%) MCSD
6 1 (5.00%) MCSE
6 1 (5.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (45.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (30.00%) vCloud
5 5 (25.00%) vSphere
6 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.00%) XenServer
6 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) NetApp
3 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (35.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
6 3 (15.00%) Veeam
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Symantec
7 1 (5.00%) Novell
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + car + pension
Posted: 21 days ago