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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 127 133 124
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 0.55% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
1040 908 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.34% 39.04% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 651 693 633
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014, 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 18 (100.00%) Citrix
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (100.00%) vSphere
1 18 (100.00%) NCDA
2 17 (94.44%) NCIE
2 17 (94.44%) NetApp
3 16 (88.89%) Cisco
3 16 (88.89%) VTSP
3 16 (88.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (61.11%) Windows
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (55.56%) SQL
5 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 9 (50.00%) VCDX
6 9 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (50.00%) MCITP
6 9 (50.00%) MCTS
6 9 (50.00%) MCSE
6 9 (50.00%) IIS
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (50.00%) FlexPod
7 8 (44.44%) EMC
7 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
7 8 (44.44%) XenDesktop
8 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (38.89%) WAAS

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 9 (50.00%) IIS
2 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (38.89%) WAAS
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) Storage Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) Virtualisation Architect
3 7 (38.89%) VMware Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) Storage Architect
3 7 (38.89%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (38.89%) Architect
3 7 (38.89%) FlexPod Consultant
3 7 (38.89%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 7 (38.89%) CLARiiON
2 7 (38.89%) Celerra
3 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Data Management
2 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 18 (100.00%) NCDA
2 17 (94.44%) NCIE
3 16 (88.89%) VTSP
4 9 (50.00%) VCDX
4 9 (50.00%) MCITP
4 9 (50.00%) MCTS
4 9 (50.00%) MCSE
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (38.89%) CCA
5 7 (38.89%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (38.89%) CCEA
5 7 (38.89%) CCIA
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (5.56%) CCIE
6 1 (5.56%) CCNA
6 1 (5.56%) CCDA
6 1 (5.56%) VCP5
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (100.00%) vSphere
2 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 8 (44.44%) XenDesktop
3 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (38.89%) vCloud
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
4 1 (5.56%) XenServer
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Legato
2 1 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) NetApp
3 16 (88.89%) Cisco
4 8 (44.44%) EMC
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 7 (38.89%) 3PAR
6 3 (16.67%) Symantec
7 2 (11.11%) CommVault
7 2 (11.11%) HP
7 2 (11.11%) Dell
8 1 (5.56%) PlateSpin
8 1 (5.56%) Veeam