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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 225 247 258
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.072% 0.016% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.063% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Median salary £50,000 £70,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +64.70%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +47.36%
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
1393 1593 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.10% 25.82% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1170 1261 1201
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,100 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing VCAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 3 £50,000 -28.57%
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing VCAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for VCAP.

1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) vRealize
2 4 (80.00%) vCloud
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Use Case
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) NCIE
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) MCTS
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Presales Solution Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) vCloud
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam