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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 895 876 894
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +18
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 40 61 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.057% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.21% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 35
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £31,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £96,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+24.00% +3.09%

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
28359 29471 28730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.00% 27.69% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22649 23557 22514
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

VCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

VCAP
Top 17 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 10 February 2016. 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 +5 40 £60,000 +20.00% 2
London +6 17 £55,000 +10.00%
South East +16 11 £53,750 -2.27% 1
East of England - 8 £62,000 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £62,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £52,500 -
Berkshire -6 4 £62,500 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £52,500 -
Bedford - 2 £61,750 -
Farnborough - 2 £53,750 -
City of London +51 1 £55,000 +15.78%
North West +13 1 £60,000 +43.71%
Surrey +8 1 £45,000 -
Manchester +6 1 £60,000 +43.71%
Buckinghamshire -9 1 - -
Slough - 1 £62,500 -
Virginia Water - 1 £45,000 -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 121 (96.80%) VMware
2 97 (77.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 80 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 65 (52.00%) Windows
6 63 (50.40%) vSphere
7 60 (48.00%) Cisco
8 47 (37.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 46 (36.80%) Citrix
10 44 (35.20%) MCSE
10 44 (35.20%) vCloud
11 39 (31.20%) Windows Server
12 36 (28.80%) VCDX
12 36 (28.80%) SAN
13 35 (28.00%) Mentoring
14 33 (26.40%) Active Directory
14 33 (26.40%) HP
14 33 (26.40%) MS Excel
15 32 (25.60%) Data Centre
16 30 (24.00%) vRealize
17 29 (23.20%) Presales
17 29 (23.20%) Hyper-V
18 28 (22.40%) EMC
19 27 (21.60%) Intel
19 27 (21.60%) Linux
20 26 (20.80%) Cisco Certification
21 25 (20.00%) ITIL
22 23 (18.40%) CCNP
22 23 (18.40%) NetApp
22 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (7.20%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.80%) OpenStack
3 5 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 33 (26.40%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.60%) IaaS
2 11 (8.80%) PaaS
3 8 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (4.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.60%) HP Helion
8 1 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (28.80%) SAN
2 17 (13.60%) DNS
3 13 (10.40%) DHCP
4 12 (9.60%) NAS
5 10 (8.00%) WAN
6 7 (5.60%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (4.80%) NetScaler
8 5 (4.00%) LAN
9 4 (3.20%) Firewall
9 4 (3.20%) Network Security
10 3 (2.40%) MPLS
10 3 (2.40%) SSL
11 2 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.80%) VLAN
12 1 (0.80%) VoIP
12 1 (0.80%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.80%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (5.60%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.80%) Marketing
3 4 (3.20%) Finance
4 3 (2.40%) Advertising
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (27.20%) Consultant
2 31 (24.80%) Architect
3 23 (18.40%) Technical Leader
4 21 (16.80%) Technical Architect
5 15 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
6 14 (11.20%) VMware Consultant
7 11 (8.80%) Solutions Architect
7 11 (8.80%) VMware Architect
8 10 (8.00%) Senior Architect
8 10 (8.00%) Senior Technical Architect
9 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Architect
9 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (7.20%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 9 (7.20%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (6.40%) NetApp Consultant
10 8 (6.40%) Senior VMware Architect
11 7 (5.60%) Service Manager
11 7 (5.60%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (5.60%) Technical Manager
11 7 (5.60%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.80%) COM
2 5 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.60%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.60%) Clustering
3 11 (8.80%) FlexPod
3 11 (8.80%) Private Cloud
4 10 (8.00%) Driving Licence
5 9 (7.20%) CLARiiON
5 9 (7.20%) EMC VMAX
5 9 (7.20%) EMC VNX
5 9 (7.20%) Symmetrix
5 9 (7.20%) Symmetrix DMX
5 9 (7.20%) VCE vBlock
6 5 (4.00%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (2.40%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (2.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.60%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.80%) iSeries
10 1 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (52.00%) Windows
2 39 (31.20%) Windows Server
3 27 (21.60%) Linux
4 23 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.80%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.80%) Unix
7 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (28.00%) Mentoring
2 29 (23.20%) Presales
3 25 (20.00%) ITIL
4 20 (16.00%) Capacity Management
5 11 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.20%) Business Continuity
6 9 (7.20%) Change Management
7 6 (4.80%) BCP
7 6 (4.80%) Converged Infrastructure
8 5 (4.00%) People Management
9 4 (3.20%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.20%) Coaching
9 4 (3.20%) Migration
10 3 (2.40%) Change Control
10 3 (2.40%) CRM
10 3 (2.40%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.40%) Network Design
10 3 (2.40%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.40%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.40%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.80%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.80%) C
2 1 (0.80%) Perl
2 1 (0.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (77.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 47 (37.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (35.20%) MCSE
4 36 (28.80%) VCDX
5 26 (20.80%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (18.40%) CCNP
7 21 (16.80%) CCNA
8 17 (13.60%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (10.40%) NCIE
9 13 (10.40%) VCP5
10 12 (9.60%) MCSA
11 11 (8.80%) CCA
11 11 (8.80%) CCEA
11 11 (8.80%) EMCISA
11 11 (8.80%) EMCSA
11 11 (8.80%) RHCA
12 9 (7.20%) CCIE
12 9 (7.20%) Degree
13 8 (6.40%) NCDA
14 6 (4.80%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) QA
System Software
1 80 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (50.40%) vSphere
3 44 (35.20%) vCloud
4 33 (26.40%) Active Directory
5 29 (23.20%) Hyper-V
6 13 (10.40%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (7.20%) Firmware
8 8 (6.40%) VMware ESX
8 8 (6.40%) XenServer
9 6 (4.80%) XenDesktop
10 5 (4.00%) XenApp
11 3 (2.40%) ISA Server
11 3 (2.40%) ProxySG
11 3 (2.40%) Terminal Server
11 3 (2.40%) VMware Server
11 3 (2.40%) Xen
12 2 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.80%) KVM
Systems Management
1 30 (24.00%) vRealize
2 11 (8.80%) SCOM
3 10 (8.00%) SCCM
4 9 (7.20%) HP Data Protector
4 9 (7.20%) SCOrch
5 3 (2.40%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (1.60%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.60%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 121 (96.80%) VMware
2 70 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 60 (48.00%) Cisco
4 46 (36.80%) Citrix
5 33 (26.40%) HP
6 28 (22.40%) EMC
7 27 (21.60%) Intel
8 23 (18.40%) NetApp
9 11 (8.80%) Veeam
10 9 (7.20%) CommVault
11 8 (6.40%) Dell
12 7 (5.60%) Blue Coat
13 6 (4.80%) Google
14 5 (4.00%) CheckPoint
14 5 (4.00%) IBM
14 5 (4.00%) Juniper
15 4 (3.20%) 3PAR
15 4 (3.20%) Symantec
16 3 (2.40%) Brocade
17 2 (1.60%) LANDesk
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