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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 809 829 825
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 96 44 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.041% 0.059%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 74 38 47
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £44,600 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -3.06%

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
30927 28478 33853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.11% 26.75% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 23322 28448
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +24 89 £48,000 +1.05% 7
South East +19 38 £50,000 -4.76% 5
London +16 32 £52,000 +23.80%
Berkshire +10 19 £55,000 - 1
Reading -1 15 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Birmingham -1 15 £57,500 +15.00%
West Midlands -9 15 £57,500 +15.00%
Surrey +1 13 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Manchester +1 13 £48,500 +7.77%
North West -13 13 £48,500 +7.77%
Yorkshire -37 13 £57,500 +21.05%
Sheffield -6 12 £57,500 +24.32%
South Yorkshire -8 12 £57,500 +24.32%
East of England -6 11 £47,500 +5.55% 2
West Yorkshire -18 11 £47,500 -
Leeds -28 11 £47,500 -
Egham - 8 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 8 £47,500 - 2
Buckinghamshire +2 7 £50,000 -4.76%
Glasgow - 6 £50,000 -
Scotland - 6 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 5 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 5 £50,000 -
City of London +13 4 £57,500 +53.33%
Peterborough +8 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Salford +3 3 £48,500 +7.77%
Cambridgeshire +2 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridge -6 3 £47,500 -5.00%
Milton Keynes -6 3 £47,500 -32.14%
East Midlands -15 3 £47,500 -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 168 (97.11%) VMware
2 156 (90.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 137 (79.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 120 (69.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 113 (65.32%) Cisco
6 105 (60.69%) Windows
7 104 (60.12%) Citrix
8 103 (59.54%) Microsoft
9 101 (58.38%) MCSE
10 85 (49.13%) NetApp
11 80 (46.24%) SAN
12 74 (42.77%) Cisco Certification
13 72 (41.62%) vSphere
14 71 (41.04%) Active Directory
15 70 (40.46%) CCNA
16 68 (39.31%) Windows Server 2008
17 66 (38.15%) MCITP
18 57 (32.95%) HP
19 51 (29.48%) CCNP
20 50 (28.90%) EMC
20 50 (28.90%) Citrix Certification
20 50 (28.90%) MS Exchange
21 48 (27.75%) ITIL
22 47 (27.17%) Hyper-V
23 46 (26.59%) Windows Server 2012
24 40 (23.12%) NCDA
25 39 (22.54%) SQL Server
26 37 (21.39%) NCIE
27 36 (20.81%) MCTS
27 36 (20.81%) SQL

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 50 (28.90%) MS Exchange
2 25 (14.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (12.14%) IIS
3 21 (12.14%) SharePoint
4 18 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (8.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (3.47%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (2.89%) Lync
9 3 (1.73%) SAS
9 3 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (15.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.05%) Summit
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (46.24%) SAN
2 31 (17.92%) NAS
3 27 (15.61%) NetScaler
3 27 (15.61%) VPN
4 24 (13.87%) Firewall
4 24 (13.87%) Cisco Nexus
5 23 (13.29%) WAN
6 20 (11.56%) VoIP
7 15 (8.67%) LAN
8 14 (8.09%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (6.36%) WAAS
10 9 (5.20%) Cisco ASA
11 7 (4.05%) DNS
12 6 (3.47%) MPLS
12 6 (3.47%) Network Security
12 6 (3.47%) iSCSI
13 4 (2.31%) Wireless
13 4 (2.31%) IPsec
14 3 (1.73%) TCP/IP
14 3 (1.73%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (9.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (5.20%) Finance
2 4 (2.31%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.73%) Retail
4 2 (1.16%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (22.54%) Consultant
2 33 (19.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 28 (16.18%) Architect
4 24 (13.87%) Analyst
5 20 (11.56%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (10.40%) Storage Consultant
7 17 (9.83%) Technical Consultant
8 14 (8.09%) Virtualisation Architect
9 13 (7.51%) Infrastructure Manager
10 12 (6.94%) VMware Consultant
11 11 (6.36%) Storage Architect
11 11 (6.36%) Storage Solutions Architect
11 11 (6.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 11 (6.36%) Server Support
11 11 (6.36%) Support Analyst
11 11 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (6.36%) Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (6.36%) Server Engineer
12 10 (5.78%) Senior Server Engineer
12 10 (5.78%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.16%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.58%) LAMP
2 1 (0.58%) .NET
2 1 (0.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.72%) CLARiiON
2 16 (9.25%) Clustering
3 13 (7.51%) Celerra
3 13 (7.51%) FlexPod
4 10 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.20%) Blackberry
6 7 (4.05%) EqualLogic
7 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.47%) Replication
8 5 (2.89%) Symmetrix
8 5 (2.89%) Symmetrix DMX
9 4 (2.31%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.16%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.58%) IVR
12 1 (0.58%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 105 (60.69%) Windows
2 68 (39.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (26.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (9.25%) Windows 2000 Server
6 9 (5.20%) Linux
7 6 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.89%) UNIX
9 2 (1.16%) AIX
10 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.58%) CentOS
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.75%) ITIL
2 30 (17.34%) Project Management
3 19 (10.98%) Business Continuity
4 17 (9.83%) PRINCE2
4 17 (9.83%) Mentoring
5 16 (9.25%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (8.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (6.94%) Incident Management
8 10 (5.78%) Mobile Device Management
9 8 (4.62%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.47%) Migration
10 6 (3.47%) Change Management
11 5 (2.89%) Asset Management
11 5 (2.89%) Data Management
11 5 (2.89%) Problem Management
12 4 (2.31%) Document Management
12 4 (2.31%) Network Design
12 4 (2.31%) Change Control
12 4 (2.31%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.81%) SQL
2 16 (9.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 156 (90.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 120 (69.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 101 (58.38%) MCSE
4 74 (42.77%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (40.46%) CCNA
6 66 (38.15%) MCITP
7 51 (29.48%) CCNP
8 50 (28.90%) Citrix Certification
9 40 (23.12%) NCDA
10 37 (21.39%) NCIE
11 36 (20.81%) MCTS
12 29 (16.76%) VTSP
12 29 (16.76%) CCA
13 26 (15.03%) CCIA
14 24 (13.87%) VCDX
15 20 (11.56%) MCP
16 19 (10.98%) CCEE
17 16 (9.25%) MCSA
18 14 (8.09%) VCP5
19 13 (7.51%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 137 (79.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (41.62%) vSphere
3 71 (41.04%) Active Directory
4 47 (27.17%) Hyper-V
5 33 (19.08%) XenDesktop
5 33 (19.08%) vCloud
6 31 (17.92%) XenApp
7 28 (16.18%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (14.45%) VMware ESX
9 14 (8.09%) XenServer
10 8 (4.62%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (2.89%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 20 (11.56%) SCOM
2 14 (8.09%) NetBackup
3 13 (7.51%) SCCM
4 12 (6.94%) Backup Exec
5 9 (5.20%) HP SIM
6 7 (4.05%) Puppet
6 7 (4.05%) SCVMM
7 5 (2.89%) EMC NetWorker
7 5 (2.89%) Legato
8 4 (2.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (1.73%) SCOrch
9 3 (1.73%) XenMobile
10 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.58%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 168 (97.11%) VMware
2 113 (65.32%) Cisco
3 104 (60.12%) Citrix
4 103 (59.54%) Microsoft
5 85 (49.13%) NetApp
6 57 (32.95%) HP
7 50 (28.90%) EMC
8 28 (16.18%) Dell
9 20 (11.56%) Veeam
10 18 (10.40%) Symantec
11 15 (8.67%) IBM
12 11 (6.36%) 3PAR
13 10 (5.78%) Isilon
13 10 (5.78%) Juniper
14 9 (5.20%) McAfee
15 7 (4.05%) Red Hat
15 7 (4.05%) CommVault
16 5 (2.89%) PlateSpin
16 5 (2.89%) Websense
17 4 (2.31%) Computacenter
Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Eastleigh
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago