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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 877 939 957
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +18
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 32 26 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.024% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.087% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 46
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £70,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +47.36%

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
27039 29728 32470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.13% 27.50% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21817 23333 26059
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £66,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VCAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 28 £50,000 - 2
London +38 9 £50,000 +5.26%
South East +19 7 - - 1
Berkshire +16 6 - -
Reading - 6 - -
North West +22 4 £50,000 -28.57%
Manchester -5 3 £50,000 -28.57%
West Midlands -13 3 £50,000 -31.03%
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 -
Swindon - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +27 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £65,000 -
Bedford - 1 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
East of England - 1 £65,000 -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing VCAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VCAP.

1 69 (98.57%) VMware
2 67 (95.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 47 (67.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (67.14%) vSphere
4 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 34 (48.57%) Citrix
6 28 (40.00%) Cisco
6 28 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
7 25 (35.71%) vCloud
8 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
9 22 (31.43%) vRealize
10 21 (30.00%) CCA
11 19 (27.14%) NetApp
12 18 (25.71%) XenDesktop
13 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (22.86%) SAN
15 15 (21.43%) Hyper-V
15 15 (21.43%) XenApp
16 14 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (20.00%) CCNP
16 14 (20.00%) MCSE
17 13 (18.57%) Presales
18 12 (17.14%) NetScaler
18 12 (17.14%) Windows
18 12 (17.14%) CCNA
18 12 (17.14%) SCVMM
18 12 (17.14%) Use Case
18 12 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
19 11 (15.71%) MCSA
19 11 (15.71%) FlexPod

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (32.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (4.29%) IaaS
3 3 (4.29%) PaaS
4 2 (2.86%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 16 (22.86%) SAN
2 12 (17.14%) NetScaler
3 6 (8.57%) NAS
4 5 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (5.71%) WAN
6 2 (2.86%) DHCP
6 2 (2.86%) DNS
6 2 (2.86%) LAN
7 1 (1.43%) Network Security
7 1 (1.43%) VLAN
7 1 (1.43%) VoIP
7 1 (1.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (71.43%) Consultant
2 33 (47.14%) VMware Consultant
3 14 (20.00%) Architect
4 13 (18.57%) Solutions Architect
5 12 (17.14%) Citrix Consultant
6 9 (12.86%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (12.86%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 8 (11.43%) NetApp Consultant
7 8 (11.43%) Solutions Consultant
8 7 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
9 6 (8.57%) FlexPod Consultant
9 6 (8.57%) IT Architect
9 6 (8.57%) IT Consultant
9 6 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) Senior Technical Support
10 5 (7.14%) Support Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
10 5 (7.14%) Technical Support
10 5 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) COM
1 7 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) FlexPod
2 8 (11.43%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.00%) Public Cloud
4 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.86%) iSeries
5 2 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.43%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.43%) Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.43%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.43%) Symmetrix
6 1 (1.43%) Symmetrix DMX
6 1 (1.43%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Linux
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (2.86%) Unix
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Presales
2 12 (17.14%) Use Case
3 10 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 8 (11.43%) Business Continuity
5 7 (10.00%) BCP
6 6 (8.57%) Converged Infrastructure
7 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.86%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.86%) Data Management
8 2 (2.86%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (2.86%) High Availability
8 2 (2.86%) Information Management
8 2 (2.86%) ITIL
8 2 (2.86%) Migration
8 2 (2.86%) Resource Management
8 2 (2.86%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.43%) Line Management
9 1 (1.43%) Server Building
9 1 (1.43%) Server Virtualisation
9 1 (1.43%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.43%) C
2 1 (1.43%) Perl
2 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (95.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 21 (30.00%) CCA
4 17 (24.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (20.00%) CCNP
5 14 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (20.00%) MCSE
6 12 (17.14%) CCNA
7 11 (15.71%) MCSA
7 11 (15.71%) NCIE
8 9 (12.86%) CCIE
9 7 (10.00%) CCEA
9 7 (10.00%) NCDA
9 7 (10.00%) RHCE
9 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 7 (10.00%) VCDX
10 4 (5.71%) VCP5
11 2 (2.86%) CCMSE
11 2 (2.86%) CCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 47 (67.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 47 (67.14%) vSphere
2 25 (35.71%) vCloud
3 18 (25.71%) XenDesktop
4 15 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 15 (21.43%) XenApp
5 12 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (7.14%) XenServer
8 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
9 1 (1.43%) Firmware
9 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (31.43%) vRealize
2 12 (17.14%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.86%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (1.43%) SCCM
4 1 (1.43%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 69 (98.57%) VMware
2 40 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 34 (48.57%) Citrix
4 28 (40.00%) Cisco
5 19 (27.14%) NetApp
6 10 (14.29%) HP
7 7 (10.00%) Google
8 5 (7.14%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.29%) Intel
9 3 (4.29%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (2.86%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.86%) EMC
10 2 (2.86%) Veeam
11 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.43%) CommVault
11 1 (1.43%) Dell
11 1 (1.43%) IBM
11 1 (1.43%) Juniper
11 1 (1.43%) Symantec
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