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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 431 393 434
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +41
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 13 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.063% 0.075% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 10
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
6755 6321 7473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.65% 31.51% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5178 4945 6382
Average salary £43,000 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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
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 January 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire +6 8 £55,000 -8.33%
Surrey -9 4 - -
Berkshire -3 1 - -
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 30 (88.24%) VMware
1 30 (88.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 29 (85.29%) Citrix
3 28 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
5 24 (70.59%) vSphere
6 22 (64.71%) XenDesktop
6 22 (64.71%) Citrix Certification
7 21 (61.76%) Cisco
8 19 (55.88%) MCSE
8 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (50.00%) CCA
9 17 (50.00%) CCIA
10 16 (47.06%) VTSP
10 16 (47.06%) NetApp
10 16 (47.06%) Windows
10 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (41.18%) CCEE
11 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
11 14 (41.18%) XenApp
11 14 (41.18%) VCP5
11 14 (41.18%) NetScaler
12 13 (38.24%) vCloud
12 13 (38.24%) EMC
12 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
13 11 (32.35%) NCDA
13 11 (32.35%) NCIE
14 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (26.47%) ITIL V3
15 9 (26.47%) CCAA

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 8 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (41.18%) NetScaler
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (26.47%) LAN
3 9 (26.47%) WAN
4 8 (23.53%) WAAS
5 5 (14.71%) VPN
5 5 (14.71%) SAN
5 5 (14.71%) VoIP
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Architect
1 12 (35.29%) Virtualisation Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (23.53%) Storage Architect
3 8 (23.53%) Storage Solutions Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Network Designer
6 4 (11.76%) Consultant
6 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Designer
7 3 (8.82%) Storage Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (23.53%) CLARiiON
1 8 (23.53%) Celerra
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) FlexPod
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
1 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL V3
2 5 (14.71%) Operations Management
3 4 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (5.88%) Data Management
4 2 (5.88%) B2B
5 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (88.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 22 (64.71%) Citrix Certification
3 19 (55.88%) MCSE
3 19 (55.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (50.00%) CCIA
4 17 (50.00%) CCA
5 16 (47.06%) VTSP
6 14 (41.18%) CCEE
6 14 (41.18%) VCP5
7 11 (32.35%) NCDA
7 11 (32.35%) NCIE
8 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (26.47%) MCTS
8 9 (26.47%) MCITP
8 9 (26.47%) CCAA
9 8 (23.53%) CCEA
10 7 (20.59%) VCDX
11 5 (14.71%) CCNA
11 5 (14.71%) CCNP
12 4 (11.76%) CCIP
System Software
1 28 (82.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (70.59%) vSphere
3 22 (64.71%) XenDesktop
4 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 14 (41.18%) XenApp
5 13 (38.24%) Active Directory
5 13 (38.24%) vCloud
6 9 (26.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) XenMobile
2 4 (11.76%) SCOrch
3 2 (5.88%) Legato
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) VMware
2 29 (85.29%) Citrix
3 26 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 21 (61.76%) Cisco
5 16 (47.06%) NetApp
6 13 (38.24%) EMC
7 9 (26.47%) AppSense
8 8 (23.53%) 3PAR
9 6 (17.65%) HP
10 5 (14.71%) IBM
11 2 (5.88%) Symantec
11 2 (5.88%) McAfee
11 2 (5.88%) CommVault
12 1 (2.94%) Veeam