The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 816 853 846
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -7
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 62 40 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.039% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 37 31 32
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29255 27965 30740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.26% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23431 21963 25717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VCAP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCAP within the UK.

VCAP Salary Trend in the UK

VCAP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCAP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

VCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

VCAP
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
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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
England +14 56 £50,000 - 6
London +1 19 £50,000 -9.09% 2
North West +2 14 £31,000 -44.88% 3
Manchester - 14 £31,000 - 1
South East -28 13 £55,000 +15.78%
Buckinghamshire +7 8 £55,000 -8.33%
Marlow - 8 £55,000 -
Hounslow - 6 - -
Guildford -9 4 - -
Surrey -10 4 - -
City of London 0 3 £47,500 -35.59%
Leeds -3 2 £40,000 -20.00%
West Yorkshire -8 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Yorkshire -13 2 £40,000 -20.00%
East Midlands +14 1 £40,000 -3.03%
Nottinghamshire +9 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Nottingham +7 1 £40,000 -15.78%
South West -12 1 £28,500 -43.00% 1
Berkshire -14 1 - -
Birmingham -16 1 £72,500 +41.46%
West Midlands -19 1 £72,500 +38.09%
Scotland - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 £28,500 -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Devon - 1 £28,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 - -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 124 (86.71%) VMware
2 115 (80.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 99 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 91 (63.64%) Windows
5 81 (56.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 79 (55.24%) Citrix
7 72 (50.35%) Microsoft
8 66 (46.15%) MCSE
8 66 (46.15%) Cisco
9 62 (43.36%) vSphere
10 57 (39.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 57 (39.86%) Active Directory
11 55 (38.46%) NetApp
12 53 (37.06%) Cisco Certification
13 51 (35.66%) SAN
14 44 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
14 44 (30.77%) SQL Server
15 40 (27.97%) HP
15 40 (27.97%) MCITP
16 39 (27.27%) MS Exchange
17 35 (24.48%) WAN
17 35 (24.48%) ITIL
17 35 (24.48%) Windows Server 2012
18 33 (23.08%) Hyper-V
18 33 (23.08%) NAS
18 33 (23.08%) XenDesktop
18 33 (23.08%) EMC
18 33 (23.08%) CCA
19 32 (22.38%) CCNA
20 31 (21.68%) XenApp

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 39 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (12.59%) SharePoint
4 16 (11.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (9.09%) IIS
6 11 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (5.59%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.10%) Lync
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (13.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) Summit
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.70%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Office 365
1 1 (0.70%) IaaS
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.70%) SaaS
1 1 (0.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (35.66%) SAN
2 35 (24.48%) WAN
3 33 (23.08%) NAS
4 27 (18.88%) NetScaler
5 26 (18.18%) LAN
6 20 (13.99%) VPN
7 15 (10.49%) DNS
8 14 (9.79%) Firewall
9 13 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (8.39%) MPLS
11 10 (6.99%) VoIP
11 10 (6.99%) TCP/IP
12 9 (6.29%) IPsec
13 8 (5.59%) WAAS
14 6 (4.20%) DHCP
15 5 (3.50%) Wireless
15 5 (3.50%) BGP
15 5 (3.50%) OSPF
15 5 (3.50%) Network Security
15 5 (3.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (11.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.10%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (13.29%) Finance
2 18 (12.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.80%) Advertising
4 2 (1.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (16.78%) Architect
2 20 (13.99%) Network Engineer
3 19 (13.29%) Analyst
4 15 (10.49%) Virtualisation Architect
5 14 (9.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 13 (9.09%) Consultant
6 13 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (8.39%) Designer
7 12 (8.39%) VMware Engineer
8 11 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (6.99%) Network Designer
10 9 (6.29%) Support Engineer
10 9 (6.29%) Administrator
10 9 (6.29%) Citrix Engineer
11 8 (5.59%) Server Analyst
11 8 (5.59%) Storage Architect
11 8 (5.59%) Storage Solutions Architect
11 8 (5.59%) Server Support Analyst
11 8 (5.59%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.40%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.39%) Blackberry
2 11 (7.69%) CLARiiON
2 11 (7.69%) FlexPod
3 10 (6.99%) Replication
3 10 (6.99%) Clustering
4 8 (5.59%) Celerra
5 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.80%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.40%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.70%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.70%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 91 (63.64%) Windows
2 57 (39.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (24.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (11.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (7.69%) Linux
6 7 (4.90%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (4.20%) UNIX
8 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.40%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.40%) AIX
10 2 (1.40%) Debian
11 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (24.48%) ITIL
2 23 (16.08%) Project Management
3 19 (13.29%) Mentoring
4 17 (11.89%) Network Design
5 12 (8.39%) Business Continuity
6 11 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (6.29%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.29%) ITIL V3
8 8 (5.59%) Data Management
8 8 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.59%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (3.50%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (3.50%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.50%) Document Management
9 5 (3.50%) Operations Management
10 4 (2.80%) Change Control
10 4 (2.80%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.10%) Migration
11 3 (2.10%) Change Management
11 3 (2.10%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 20 (13.99%) SQL
2 12 (8.39%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.10%) C
Qualifications
1 115 (80.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 81 (56.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 66 (46.15%) MCSE
4 53 (37.06%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
6 40 (27.97%) MCITP
7 33 (23.08%) CCA
8 32 (22.38%) CCNA
9 28 (19.58%) NCDA
9 28 (19.58%) NCIE
10 27 (18.88%) VCDX
11 25 (17.48%) VCP5
12 23 (16.08%) CCIA
13 21 (14.69%) CCEE
14 19 (13.29%) VTSP
15 17 (11.89%) CCDA
15 17 (11.89%) CCDP
15 17 (11.89%) MCTS
16 16 (11.19%) CCAA
17 15 (10.49%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 99 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (43.36%) vSphere
3 57 (39.86%) Active Directory
4 33 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 33 (23.08%) XenDesktop
5 31 (21.68%) XenApp
6 26 (18.18%) vCloud
7 13 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (6.99%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (6.29%) XenServer
10 5 (3.50%) VMware ESX
11 3 (2.10%) Terminal Services
11 3 (2.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (1.40%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (8.39%) HP SIM
1 12 (8.39%) SCOM
1 12 (8.39%) NetBackup
2 6 (4.20%) XenMobile
3 5 (3.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 5 (3.50%) Legato
3 5 (3.50%) SCCM
4 4 (2.80%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.10%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.40%) Puppet
6 2 (1.40%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 124 (86.71%) VMware
2 79 (55.24%) Citrix
3 72 (50.35%) Microsoft
4 66 (46.15%) Cisco
5 55 (38.46%) NetApp
6 40 (27.97%) HP
7 33 (23.08%) EMC
8 23 (16.08%) Veeam
9 17 (11.89%) Dell
10 15 (10.49%) Isilon
11 9 (6.29%) AppSense
11 9 (6.29%) 3PAR
12 8 (5.59%) Symantec
12 8 (5.59%) Websense
13 7 (4.90%) CommVault
13 7 (4.90%) IBM
14 5 (3.50%) Red Hat
14 5 (3.50%) SolarWinds
15 4 (2.80%) CheckPoint
16 3 (2.10%) Novell
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