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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 240 238 275
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +37
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 10 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% 0.088% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.56% 0.38% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 1
Average salary £31,000 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.32% +7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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
1788 1595 1955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.27% 23.48% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1499 1336 1714
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £50,000 £50,000
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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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
(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 - 10 £31,000 - 2
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) VMware
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (82.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (60.87%) Windows
4 13 (56.52%) Citrix
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (52.17%) Cisco
5 12 (52.17%) NetApp
5 12 (52.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 12 (52.17%) NCDA
5 12 (52.17%) NCIE
6 11 (47.83%) IIS
6 11 (47.83%) MCITP
6 11 (47.83%) MCSE
7 10 (43.48%) CCNA
7 10 (43.48%) NAS
7 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (43.48%) SAN
7 10 (43.48%) ITIL
8 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
8 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
8 9 (39.13%) Degree
8 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 6 (26.09%) FlexPod
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
10 5 (21.74%) Change Control
10 5 (21.74%) Network Security

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 11 (47.83%) IIS
2 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
1 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SAN
1 10 (43.48%) NAS
2 5 (21.74%) Network Security
2 5 (21.74%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) VPN
4 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
4 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (4.35%) LAN
6 1 (4.35%) VLAN
6 1 (4.35%) DNS
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Network Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) FlexPod
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (43.48%) ITIL
3 9 (39.13%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
4 5 (21.74%) Change Control
4 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
5 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
6 3 (13.04%) Information Assurance
6 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Quality Management
6 3 (13.04%) Change Management
6 3 (13.04%) Coaching
6 3 (13.04%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
7 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (52.17%) NCDA
3 12 (52.17%) NCIE
4 11 (47.83%) MCITP
4 11 (47.83%) MCSE
5 10 (43.48%) CCNA
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (39.13%) Degree
6 9 (39.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (13.04%) VCDX
8 2 (8.70%) VTSP
9 1 (4.35%) CCEE
9 1 (4.35%) CCAA
9 1 (4.35%) CCIA
9 1 (4.35%) VCP4
9 1 (4.35%) MCSD
9 1 (4.35%) MCTS
9 1 (4.35%) CCA
9 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) XenDesktop
4 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.04%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) vSphere
6 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.35%) vCloud
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Legato
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Citrix
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) NetApp
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) Symantec
6 2 (8.70%) CommVault
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 17 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Home Working / MS Certs
Posted: 20 days ago