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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 824 858 808
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -50
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 69 53 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.048% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.18% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 48 46 63
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
31482 29808 31546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 26.94% 28.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25214 23984 26320
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 21 November 2014 within the UK.

VCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

VCAP
Top 30 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 21 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
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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 0 66 £50,000 - 4
London -3 31 £50,000 +17.64% 1
South East -4 23 £35,000 -36.36%
Berkshire +25 12 £57,500 +4.54%
Reading +14 11 £57,500 +4.54%
West Midlands +8 11 £57,500 +4.54%
Birmingham -4 11 £57,500 +4.54%
Yorkshire -33 7 £48,750 -2.50%
Buckinghamshire +7 6 £55,000 -
Leeds -14 6 £40,000 -27.27%
Sheffield -18 6 £57,500 +15.00%
West Yorkshire -19 6 £40,000 -20.00%
South Yorkshire -25 6 £57,500 +15.00%
Marlow - 6 £55,000 -
City of London +25 5 £55,000 +46.66%
Surrey +13 5 £35,000 -
Egham 0 5 £35,000 -
North West -21 5 £48,500 -11.81% 2
Manchester - 5 £48,500 - 2
East of England -19 4 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 4 £42,500 - 1
Letchworth - 4 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £50,000 -
Salford - 2 £48,000 -
Scotland - 2 £50,000 -
Nottinghamshire +15 1 £40,000 -15.78%
Nottingham +3 1 £40,000 -15.78%
East Midlands +2 1 £40,000 -11.11%
South West -16 1 £29,500 -46.36%
Devon - 1 £29,500 -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 159 (95.78%) VMware
2 141 (84.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 130 (78.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 116 (69.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 112 (67.47%) Windows
6 105 (63.25%) Citrix
6 105 (63.25%) Microsoft
7 103 (62.05%) Cisco
8 98 (59.04%) MCSE
9 80 (48.19%) NetApp
10 78 (46.99%) SAN
11 75 (45.18%) vSphere
12 73 (43.98%) Active Directory
13 72 (43.37%) Windows Server 2008
14 70 (42.17%) Cisco Certification
15 63 (37.95%) CCNA
16 61 (36.75%) MCITP
17 57 (34.34%) Citrix Certification
18 53 (31.93%) HP
19 52 (31.33%) ITIL
20 49 (29.52%) SQL Server
20 49 (29.52%) EMC
21 48 (28.92%) MS Exchange
22 47 (28.31%) Windows Server 2012
23 44 (26.51%) CCNP
23 44 (26.51%) Hyper-V
24 37 (22.29%) XenDesktop
25 36 (21.69%) XenApp
25 36 (21.69%) Project Management
26 35 (21.08%) CCA

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 48 (28.92%) MS Exchange
2 25 (15.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (13.25%) SharePoint
4 17 (10.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (9.64%) IIS
5 16 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.22%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.20%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (14.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.01%) Summit
2 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 78 (46.99%) SAN
2 34 (20.48%) NAS
3 33 (19.88%) NetScaler
4 31 (18.67%) VPN
5 27 (16.27%) WAN
6 23 (13.86%) Firewall
7 21 (12.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (12.05%) VoIP
9 15 (9.04%) LAN
10 12 (7.23%) MPLS
10 12 (7.23%) WAAS
11 11 (6.63%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (6.02%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (5.42%) IPsec
13 9 (5.42%) DNS
14 8 (4.82%) TCP/IP
15 5 (3.01%) Wireless
16 4 (2.41%) OSPF
16 4 (2.41%) BGP
16 4 (2.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (29.52%) SQL Server
2 23 (13.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 22 (13.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (7.83%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 17 (10.24%) Finance
2 4 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.81%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.20%) Back Office
5 1 (0.60%) Electronics
5 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (18.67%) Architect
2 27 (16.27%) Analyst
3 26 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (13.25%) Consultant
5 21 (12.65%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (10.24%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (10.24%) Virtualisation Architect
7 15 (9.04%) Technical Consultant
7 15 (9.04%) Support Analyst
7 15 (9.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 13 (7.83%) Storage Consultant
9 12 (7.23%) Storage Architect
9 12 (7.23%) Storage Solutions Architect
10 11 (6.63%) Infrastructure Manager
10 11 (6.63%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (6.63%) Server Engineer
11 10 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (6.02%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (6.02%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 9 (5.42%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.20%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.60%) LAMP
2 1 (0.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.25%) CLARiiON
2 20 (12.05%) Clustering
3 12 (7.23%) Blackberry
3 12 (7.23%) Celerra
4 10 (6.02%) Replication
5 9 (5.42%) FlexPod
5 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.61%) EqualLogic
6 6 (3.61%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.01%) Symmetrix
7 5 (3.01%) Symmetrix DMX
8 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.81%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.60%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.60%) IVR
10 1 (0.60%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 112 (67.47%) Windows
2 72 (43.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (28.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (7.83%) Linux
6 10 (6.02%) Windows 2000 Server
7 7 (4.22%) UNIX
8 6 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.20%) AIX
10 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.60%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (31.33%) ITIL
2 36 (21.69%) Project Management
3 21 (12.65%) Mentoring
4 20 (12.05%) PRINCE2
5 18 (10.84%) Business Continuity
6 16 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
7 13 (7.83%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (6.02%) Mobile Device Management
9 9 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.42%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.22%) ITIL V3
11 6 (3.61%) Data Management
12 5 (3.01%) Document Management
12 5 (3.01%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (3.01%) Operations Management
13 4 (2.41%) Change Control
13 4 (2.41%) Change Management
13 4 (2.41%) Coaching
14 3 (1.81%) Software Asset Management
14 3 (1.81%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.48%) SQL
2 15 (9.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 141 (84.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 116 (69.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 98 (59.04%) MCSE
4 70 (42.17%) Cisco Certification
5 63 (37.95%) CCNA
6 61 (36.75%) MCITP
7 57 (34.34%) Citrix Certification
8 44 (26.51%) CCNP
9 35 (21.08%) CCA
10 32 (19.28%) NCDA
10 32 (19.28%) MCTS
11 31 (18.67%) CCIA
12 29 (17.47%) NCIE
13 28 (16.87%) VTSP
14 25 (15.06%) CCEE
14 25 (15.06%) VCP5
15 15 (9.04%) MCP
16 14 (8.43%) CCEA
17 12 (7.23%) CCAA
17 12 (7.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 130 (78.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (45.18%) vSphere
3 73 (43.98%) Active Directory
4 44 (26.51%) Hyper-V
5 37 (22.29%) XenDesktop
6 36 (21.69%) XenApp
7 33 (19.88%) vCloud
8 20 (12.05%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (10.84%) VMware ESX
10 12 (7.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (7.23%) XenServer
11 5 (3.01%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 2 (1.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (10.24%) NetBackup
1 17 (10.24%) SCOM
2 12 (7.23%) HP SIM
3 10 (6.02%) Backup Exec
4 6 (3.61%) SCVMM
4 6 (3.61%) Legato
5 5 (3.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (3.01%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (3.01%) SCCM
5 5 (3.01%) Puppet
5 5 (3.01%) XenMobile
6 4 (2.41%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.60%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 159 (95.78%) VMware
2 105 (63.25%) Microsoft
2 105 (63.25%) Citrix
3 103 (62.05%) Cisco
4 80 (48.19%) NetApp
5 53 (31.93%) HP
6 49 (29.52%) EMC
7 27 (16.27%) Dell
7 27 (16.27%) Veeam
8 17 (10.24%) Symantec
9 15 (9.04%) Isilon
10 13 (7.83%) 3PAR
11 12 (7.23%) IBM
12 8 (4.82%) Websense
12 8 (4.82%) Red Hat
12 8 (4.82%) CommVault
13 7 (4.22%) McAfee
13 7 (4.22%) AppSense
14 5 (3.01%) SolarWinds
14 5 (3.01%) PlateSpin
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