The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 South East region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 407 428 429
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 39 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.036% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 33 7 7
Average salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7575 7201 7945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.49% 32.73% 34.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5810 5792 6820
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
VCAP
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Surrey - 16 £35,000 -
Berkshire +12 15 £50,000 +11.11%
Buckinghamshire -6 11 £50,000 -4.76%
West Sussex - 7 £37,500 -
Oxfordshire +10 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Hampshire -4 4 £51,250 +13.88% 1
Kent - 2 £55,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £55,000 -
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England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (92.31%) VMware
2 47 (90.38%) Citrix
3 43 (82.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (76.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 38 (73.08%) Cisco
6 37 (71.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 36 (69.23%) MCSE
8 33 (63.46%) Windows
8 33 (63.46%) NetApp
9 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 26 (50.00%) vSphere
10 24 (46.15%) NCDA
10 24 (46.15%) SQL
11 23 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (44.23%) NCIE
11 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (42.31%) SAN
13 21 (40.38%) CCNA
14 20 (38.46%) CCNP
15 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
15 19 (36.54%) VTSP
16 18 (34.62%) VCDX
17 17 (32.69%) MCITP
17 17 (32.69%) MCTS
18 16 (30.77%) XenDesktop
19 15 (28.85%) Cisco Nexus
19 15 (28.85%) Hyper-V
20 14 (26.92%) LAN
20 14 (26.92%) WAN
21 13 (25.00%) MS Excel

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (19.23%) IIS
2 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (13.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) SAN
2 15 (28.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (26.92%) LAN
3 14 (26.92%) WAN
4 13 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 12 (23.08%) VoIP
5 12 (23.08%) VPN
6 5 (9.62%) WAAS
7 4 (7.69%) Firewall
8 3 (5.77%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2005
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (44.23%) Consultant
2 12 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Storage Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) FlexPod Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) VMware Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Storage Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Virtualisation Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) FlexPod
2 6 (11.54%) CLARiiON
2 6 (11.54%) Celerra
2 6 (11.54%) EqualLogic
3 2 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 33 (63.46%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (21.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (19.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (5.77%) Project Management
3 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
3 3 (5.77%) Data Management
4 2 (3.85%) Network Design
4 2 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.92%) Change Management
5 1 (1.92%) Migration
5 1 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.92%) High Availability
5 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (1.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
5 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (76.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 37 (71.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (69.23%) MCSE
4 24 (46.15%) NCDA
5 23 (44.23%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (44.23%) NCIE
6 21 (40.38%) CCNA
7 20 (38.46%) CCNP
8 19 (36.54%) VTSP
9 18 (34.62%) VCDX
10 17 (32.69%) MCITP
10 17 (32.69%) MCTS
11 11 (21.15%) Citrix Certification
12 9 (17.31%) MCSA
13 8 (15.38%) CCIA
14 7 (13.46%) CCA
14 7 (13.46%) CCEA
15 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (5.77%) CCDA
15 3 (5.77%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (82.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (50.00%) vSphere
3 19 (36.54%) Active Directory
4 16 (30.77%) XenDesktop
5 15 (28.85%) Hyper-V
6 9 (17.31%) XenApp
7 7 (13.46%) VMware ESX
8 6 (11.54%) XenServer
8 6 (11.54%) vCloud
9 5 (9.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) NetBackup
1 5 (9.62%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.77%) Legato
3 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (92.31%) VMware
2 47 (90.38%) Citrix
3 38 (73.08%) Cisco
4 33 (63.46%) NetApp
5 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (25.00%) HP
7 11 (21.15%) EMC
8 8 (15.38%) Dell
8 8 (15.38%) Symantec
9 7 (13.46%) Veeam
10 5 (9.62%) 3PAR
10 5 (9.62%) PlateSpin
10 5 (9.62%) CommVault
11 3 (5.77%) Sophos
11 3 (5.77%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.92%) BMC
12 1 (1.92%) CA
12 1 (1.92%) IBM