The first table below looks at the demand for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 24 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 Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 67 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 5 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.77% 0.35% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.51% 1.23% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
199 163 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 30.76% 28.90% 26.62%
Number of salaries quoted 180 140 127
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
VCAP
South Yorkshire

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

VCAP
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

VCAP Salary Trend in Sheffield

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
2 6 (85.71%) NCDA
2 6 (85.71%) NCIE
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) CCA
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCIA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) EMC
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) CLARiiON
3 5 (71.43%) MCTS
3 5 (71.43%) Celerra
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (71.43%) VTSP
3 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (57.14%) WAAS
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (57.14%) WAAS
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Virtualisation Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Storage Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Storage Solutions Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Storage Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) CLARiiON
1 5 (71.43%) Celerra
2 1 (14.29%) EqualLogic
2 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Data Management
1 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (85.71%) NCDA
2 6 (85.71%) NCIE
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCA
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCIA
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) MCTS
3 5 (71.43%) VTSP
4 4 (57.14%) CCEA
5 2 (28.57%) CCEE
5 2 (28.57%) VCDX
6 1 (14.29%) HP AIS
6 1 (14.29%) HP ASE
6 1 (14.29%) HP MASE
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 4 (57.14%) vCloud
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Legato
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) NetApp
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) EMC
4 4 (57.14%) 3PAR
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) CommVault
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Dell