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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 909 946 957
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +11
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 35 27 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.024% 0.045%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.089% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 50
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £89,500 £77,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%

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
28018 30426 33062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.24% 27.58% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22591 23759 26450
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 3 May 2016 within the UK.

VCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

VCAP
Top 18 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 3 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 +26 31 £51,250 +13.88% 9
London +8 13 £55,000 +22.22% 3
South East +27 6 - - 4
Berkshire +20 5 - - 2
Reading - 5 - -
North West +27 3 £50,000 +40.84% 1
Manchester +7 2 £50,000 +40.84% 1
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
South West - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 £50,000 -
City of London +55 1 £55,000 +7.31%
Bedford - 1 £65,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £65,000 -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 79 (98.75%) VMware
2 71 (88.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 54 (67.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (63.75%) vSphere
5 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 37 (46.25%) Citrix
7 33 (41.25%) Cisco
8 27 (33.75%) MS Excel
8 27 (33.75%) Citrix Certification
9 25 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (30.00%) vCloud
11 22 (27.50%) MCSE
12 20 (25.00%) CCA
12 20 (25.00%) SAN
12 20 (25.00%) vRealize
13 19 (23.75%) NetApp
13 19 (23.75%) Windows
14 17 (21.25%) XenDesktop
15 15 (18.75%) Mentoring
15 15 (18.75%) Presales
15 15 (18.75%) CCNP
15 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (18.75%) Hyper-V
16 14 (17.50%) XenApp
16 14 (17.50%) HP
16 14 (17.50%) Windows Server
17 13 (16.25%) CCNA
17 13 (16.25%) Linux
17 13 (16.25%) MCSA
18 12 (15.00%) Data Centre

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 4 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (33.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.75%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.75%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (8.75%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (7.50%) IaaS
3 6 (7.50%) PaaS
4 2 (2.50%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) SAN
2 11 (13.75%) NetScaler
3 9 (11.25%) NAS
4 5 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (6.25%) DHCP
4 5 (6.25%) DNS
4 5 (6.25%) WAN
5 2 (2.50%) LAN
6 1 (1.25%) Network Security
6 1 (1.25%) VLAN
6 1 (1.25%) VoIP
6 1 (1.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (8.75%) Marketing
2 2 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (60.00%) Consultant
2 31 (38.75%) VMware Consultant
3 19 (23.75%) Architect
4 14 (17.50%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (13.75%) Citrix Consultant
6 9 (11.25%) Cloud Architect
6 9 (11.25%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 8 (10.00%) NetApp Consultant
7 8 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
7 8 (10.00%) Technical Leader
8 7 (8.75%) Cloud Consultant
8 7 (8.75%) Technical Architect
8 7 (8.75%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) FlexPod Consultant
9 6 (7.50%) IT Architect
9 6 (7.50%) IT Consultant
10 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 5 (6.25%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Senior Technical Support
10 5 (6.25%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) COM
1 7 (8.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.75%) FlexPod
3 7 (8.75%) Public Cloud
4 5 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (5.00%) CLARiiON
5 4 (5.00%) Clustering
5 4 (5.00%) EMC VMAX
5 4 (5.00%) EMC VNX
5 4 (5.00%) Symmetrix
5 4 (5.00%) Symmetrix DMX
5 4 (5.00%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.50%) iSeries
6 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) Windows
2 14 (17.50%) Windows Server
3 13 (16.25%) Linux
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.50%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (2.50%) Unix
7 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) Mentoring
1 15 (18.75%) Presales
2 9 (11.25%) Business Continuity
2 9 (11.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (11.25%) Use Case
3 7 (8.75%) BCP
4 6 (7.50%) Capacity Management
4 6 (7.50%) Converged Infrastructure
4 6 (7.50%) ITIL
5 4 (5.00%) Change Management
6 3 (3.75%) High Availability
6 3 (3.75%) Migration
7 2 (2.50%) Data Management
7 2 (2.50%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (2.50%) Information Management
7 2 (2.50%) Resource Management
7 2 (2.50%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.25%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.25%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.25%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.25%) C
2 1 (1.25%) Perl
2 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (88.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 27 (33.75%) Citrix Certification
3 25 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (27.50%) MCSE
5 20 (25.00%) CCA
6 15 (18.75%) CCNP
6 15 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (16.25%) CCNA
7 13 (16.25%) MCSA
8 11 (13.75%) NCIE
9 10 (12.50%) VCDX
10 9 (11.25%) CCIE
11 7 (8.75%) CCEA
11 7 (8.75%) NCDA
11 7 (8.75%) RHCE
11 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
11 7 (8.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 6 (7.50%) VCP5
13 4 (5.00%) MCP
13 4 (5.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (67.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (63.75%) vSphere
3 24 (30.00%) vCloud
4 17 (21.25%) XenDesktop
5 15 (18.75%) Hyper-V
6 14 (17.50%) XenApp
7 11 (13.75%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (11.25%) VMware ESXi
9 8 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 5 (6.25%) XenServer
11 4 (5.00%) Firmware
12 3 (3.75%) VMware ESX
13 1 (1.25%) KVM
13 1 (1.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (25.00%) vRealize
2 11 (13.75%) SCVMM
3 4 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (5.00%) SCCM
3 4 (5.00%) SCOM
3 4 (5.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.50%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (98.75%) VMware
2 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 37 (46.25%) Citrix
4 33 (41.25%) Cisco
5 19 (23.75%) NetApp
6 14 (17.50%) HP
7 10 (12.50%) Intel
8 7 (8.75%) Google
9 6 (7.50%) EMC
10 5 (6.25%) 3PAR
10 5 (6.25%) Veeam
11 4 (5.00%) CommVault
12 3 (3.75%) Nimble Storage
13 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
13 2 (2.50%) IBM
13 2 (2.50%) Juniper
14 1 (1.25%) Dell
14 1 (1.25%) F5
14 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
14 1 (1.25%) Symantec
Central London / West End
Open Energi
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
South East England
IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + See description
Posted: 14 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 20 days ago
West London
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 20 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 20 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: £Attractive, plus car, bonus, share scheme, healthcare, pension etc
Posted: 20 days ago