The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 425 420 434
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 24 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.060% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 14
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7304 6921 7847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.18% 31.78% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5511 5467 6738
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,625
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VCAP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

VCAP Salary Trend in the South East

VCAP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

VCAP Salary Histogram in the South East

VCAP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 November 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
Berkshire +21 12 £57,500 +4.54%
Buckinghamshire +1 7 £55,000 -
Surrey -11 5 £35,000 -
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 59 (96.72%) VMware
2 58 (95.08%) Citrix
3 52 (85.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (83.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 48 (78.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (78.69%) MCSE
6 46 (75.41%) Cisco
6 46 (75.41%) Microsoft
7 40 (65.57%) NetApp
8 36 (59.02%) Windows
9 35 (57.38%) vSphere
10 32 (52.46%) XenDesktop
11 30 (49.18%) Citrix Certification
12 27 (44.26%) Active Directory
12 27 (44.26%) VTSP
12 27 (44.26%) Hyper-V
13 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (40.98%) NCDA
14 25 (40.98%) NCIE
15 22 (36.07%) CCIA
15 22 (36.07%) MCITP
15 22 (36.07%) CCA
15 22 (36.07%) EMC
15 22 (36.07%) MCTS
16 21 (34.43%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (34.43%) SAN
16 21 (34.43%) CCNP
16 21 (34.43%) CCNA
17 18 (29.51%) SQL
17 18 (29.51%) XenApp

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
1 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2003
1 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2007
1 14 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (8.20%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) SAN
2 17 (27.87%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (21.31%) NetScaler
3 13 (21.31%) LAN
3 13 (21.31%) VoIP
3 13 (21.31%) WAN
3 13 (21.31%) VPN
4 12 (19.67%) WAAS
5 8 (13.11%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2005
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Architect
1 16 (26.23%) Virtualisation Architect
2 15 (24.59%) Consultant
3 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (19.67%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (19.67%) Storage Architect
4 12 (19.67%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 10 (16.39%) Technical Consultant
6 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Storage Consultant
6 8 (13.11%) Citrix Engineer
6 8 (13.11%) Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) CLARiiON
1 12 (19.67%) Celerra
2 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) EqualLogic
3 5 (8.20%) FlexPod
4 3 (4.92%) Replication
5 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Windows
2 26 (42.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.20%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) ITIL V3
3 5 (8.20%) Data Management
3 5 (8.20%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (8.20%) Operations Management
4 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
4 3 (4.92%) Project Management
4 3 (4.92%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.28%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (83.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 48 (78.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 48 (78.69%) MCSE
3 30 (49.18%) Citrix Certification
4 27 (44.26%) VTSP
5 25 (40.98%) NCDA
5 25 (40.98%) NCIE
6 22 (36.07%) MCTS
6 22 (36.07%) MCITP
6 22 (36.07%) CCA
6 22 (36.07%) CCIA
7 21 (34.43%) Cisco Certification
7 21 (34.43%) CCNP
7 21 (34.43%) CCNA
8 14 (22.95%) CCEA
9 13 (21.31%) VCP5
9 13 (21.31%) CCEE
10 8 (13.11%) CCAA
10 8 (13.11%) MCSA
10 8 (13.11%) VCDX
System Software
1 52 (85.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (57.38%) vSphere
3 32 (52.46%) XenDesktop
4 27 (44.26%) Active Directory
4 27 (44.26%) Hyper-V
5 18 (29.51%) XenApp
6 17 (27.87%) vCloud
7 13 (21.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (8.20%) VMware ESX
8 5 (8.20%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Legato
1 5 (8.20%) NetBackup
1 5 (8.20%) Backup Exec
1 5 (8.20%) XenMobile
2 4 (6.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 59 (96.72%) VMware
2 58 (95.08%) Citrix
3 46 (75.41%) Cisco
3 46 (75.41%) Microsoft
4 40 (65.57%) NetApp
5 22 (36.07%) EMC
6 16 (26.23%) HP
7 12 (19.67%) 3PAR
8 10 (16.39%) Symantec
9 8 (13.11%) Veeam
9 8 (13.11%) AppSense
10 7 (11.48%) CommVault
11 5 (8.20%) Dell
11 5 (8.20%) IBM
11 5 (8.20%) PlateSpin
12 3 (4.92%) LANDesk
12 3 (4.92%) Sophos
13 2 (3.28%) McAfee