The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank - 139 127
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.088% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.23% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £52,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.63%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
VCAP
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
998 864 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.64% 38.10% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 583 596 487
Average salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,100 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VCAP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

VCAP Salary Trend in Reading

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
1 15 (100.00%) NetApp
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (100.00%) vSphere
1 15 (100.00%) VTSP
2 13 (86.67%) vCloud
2 13 (86.67%) Hyper-V
2 13 (86.67%) XenDesktop
2 13 (86.67%) EMC
2 13 (86.67%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) MCSE
3 10 (66.67%) NCDA
3 10 (66.67%) NCIE
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (53.33%) CCIA
4 8 (53.33%) WAAS
4 8 (53.33%) 3PAR
4 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (53.33%) Celerra
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) MCTS
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (53.33%) MCITP
4 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2003

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (53.33%) WAAS
3 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Architect
1 12 (80.00%) Virtualisation Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Storage Solutions Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Storage Architect
2 8 (53.33%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Storage Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Celerra
1 8 (53.33%) CLARiiON
2 2 (13.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Operations Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 15 (100.00%) VTSP
2 13 (86.67%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) MCSE
3 10 (66.67%) NCDA
3 10 (66.67%) NCIE
4 8 (53.33%) CCIA
4 8 (53.33%) MCTS
4 8 (53.33%) MCITP
4 8 (53.33%) CCEA
4 8 (53.33%) CCA
5 5 (33.33%) VCP5
5 5 (33.33%) CCEE
6 2 (13.33%) VCDX
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (100.00%) vSphere
2 13 (86.67%) vCloud
2 13 (86.67%) Hyper-V
2 13 (86.67%) XenDesktop
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) XenMobile
2 4 (26.67%) SCOrch
3 2 (13.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
1 15 (100.00%) NetApp
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) EMC
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) 3PAR
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (13.33%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) CommVault