The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 130 128 127
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 8 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.45% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £55,000 £46,250 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% -9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £50,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £63,250 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
982 880 785
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.68% 38.80% 34.10%
Number of salaries quoted 651 712 678
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
VCAP
Berkshire

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 11 July 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 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (100.00%) vSphere
1 13 (100.00%) NCDA
2 12 (92.31%) NCIE
2 12 (92.31%) NetApp
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) VTSP
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (76.92%) Windows
5 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (69.23%) SQL
5 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (61.54%) Windows 2000 Server
6 8 (61.54%) VCDX
6 8 (61.54%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (61.54%) IIS
6 8 (61.54%) FlexPod
7 5 (38.46%) MCTS
7 5 (38.46%) MCITP
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (38.46%) MCSE
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) EMC
8 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
8 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (23.08%) WAAS

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 8 (61.54%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (23.08%) WAAS
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall
5 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Consultant
2 8 (61.54%) Storage Consultant
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Consultant
3 7 (53.85%) FlexPod Consultant
4 3 (23.08%) Virtualisation Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Storage Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Architect
4 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) FlexPod
2 3 (23.08%) CLARiiON
2 3 (23.08%) Celerra
3 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
1 1 (7.69%) Data Management
1 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 13 (100.00%) NCDA
2 12 (92.31%) NCIE
3 11 (84.62%) VTSP
4 8 (61.54%) VCDX
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (38.46%) MCTS
5 5 (38.46%) MCITP
5 5 (38.46%) MCSE
6 3 (23.08%) CCA
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (23.08%) CCEA
6 3 (23.08%) CCIA
7 1 (7.69%) VCP5
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (7.69%) CCIE
7 1 (7.69%) CCNA
7 1 (7.69%) CCDA
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (100.00%) vSphere
2 4 (30.77%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 3 (23.08%) vCloud
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Legato
1 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) NetApp
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) EMC
5 3 (23.08%) 3PAR
6 2 (15.38%) HP
6 2 (15.38%) Dell
6 2 (15.38%) Symantec
7 1 (7.69%) CommVault
7 1 (7.69%) PlateSpin
7 1 (7.69%) Veeam