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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 239 229 252
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 11 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.12% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.51% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 1
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £73,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% -31.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.04%
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
1797 1564 1895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.20% 23.10% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1327 1596
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +2 11 £48,500 -3.00% 1
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (92.31%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (76.92%) NAS
3 10 (76.92%) MCITP
3 10 (76.92%) CCNA
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 10 (76.92%) MCSE
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (76.92%) SAN
4 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
4 9 (69.23%) IIS
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco
4 9 (69.23%) Degree
4 9 (69.23%) ITIL
4 9 (69.23%) Citrix
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (69.23%) Mentoring
5 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
5 4 (30.77%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
6 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
6 3 (23.08%) XenApp
6 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 9 (69.23%) SharePoint
1 9 (69.23%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) NAS
1 10 (76.92%) SAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) Network Security
3 3 (23.08%) iSCSI
3 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (23.08%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) FlexPod
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (69.23%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Business Continuity
4 3 (23.08%) Information Assurance
4 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Software Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Quality Management
4 3 (23.08%) Change Management
4 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (76.92%) MCITP
2 10 (76.92%) CCNA
2 10 (76.92%) MCSE
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (69.23%) Degree
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 3 (23.08%) NCDA
4 3 (23.08%) NCIE
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (23.08%) XenApp
2 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Citrix
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
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