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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 846 857 851
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 56 81 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.069% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.25% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 44 68 32
Average salary £65,000 £47,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+36.84% +5.55%

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
30106 32256 29975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.20% 27.31% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23879 25494 24281
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

VCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

VCAP
Top 23 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 3 July 2015. 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 54 £65,000 +36.84% 8
South East +4 18 £50,000 - 2
London +13 14 £65,000 +34.02% 2
Bedfordshire +18 5 £62,000 +24.00%
East of England +8 5 £62,000 +24.00% 1
Surrey +5 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Manchester +4 5 £70,000 +64.70% 2
North West 0 5 £70,000 +64.70% 2
Berkshire -11 5 - -
West Midlands -15 5 £72,500 +52.63% 1
Hampshire -6 4 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Slough -6 4 - -
Birmingham -13 4 £75,000 +36.36% 1
Farnborough - 4 £50,000 -
Leeds -13 3 £40,000 -4.76%
West Yorkshire -14 3 £40,000 -4.76%
Yorkshire -17 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire -12 2 £58,500 +17.00%
Milton Keynes -14 1 £58,500 +23.15%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Bedford - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £45,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £72,500 -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 81 (88.04%) VMware
2 69 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 57 (61.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (58.70%) Windows
5 46 (50.00%) vSphere
6 45 (48.91%) vCloud
7 42 (45.65%) VCDX
7 42 (45.65%) Citrix
8 36 (39.13%) Active Directory
8 36 (39.13%) Hyper-V
9 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
10 26 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
11 24 (26.09%) Data Centre
12 23 (25.00%) ITIL
13 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (21.74%) Cisco
15 19 (20.65%) CCNA
16 18 (19.57%) MCSE
16 18 (19.57%) SAN
17 17 (18.48%) Linux
18 16 (17.39%) HP
19 15 (16.30%) XenServer
20 14 (15.22%) Private Cloud
20 14 (15.22%) Citrix Certification
21 13 (14.13%) CCA
21 13 (14.13%) Mentoring
22 12 (13.04%) XenDesktop
22 12 (13.04%) MS Exchange
23 11 (11.96%) NetApp
23 11 (11.96%) Microsoft App-V

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 12 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.35%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) SaaS
1 2 (2.17%) PaaS
1 2 (2.17%) IaaS
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.57%) SAN
2 10 (10.87%) WAN
3 9 (9.78%) LAN
4 7 (7.61%) VLAN
4 7 (7.61%) NetScaler
5 5 (5.43%) Firewall
5 5 (5.43%) Network Security
5 5 (5.43%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.35%) DHCP
6 4 (4.35%) DNS
7 3 (3.26%) VPN
7 3 (3.26%) NAS
8 1 (1.09%) OpenVPN
8 1 (1.09%) IPsec
8 1 (1.09%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.09%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (1.09%) SSL
8 1 (1.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.43%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Advertising
3 7 (7.61%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (27.17%) Architect
2 18 (19.57%) Technical Architect
3 15 (16.30%) Consultant
4 9 (9.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Senior Technical Architect
5 8 (8.70%) Senior Architect
6 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Technical Leader
6 7 (7.61%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (7.61%) Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Network Designer
8 4 (4.35%) VMware Architect
8 4 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Designer
9 3 (3.26%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (3.26%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 14 (15.22%) Private Cloud
3 7 (7.61%) HP Storage
3 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.35%) FlexPod
5 3 (3.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.26%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) PKI
6 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (58.70%) Windows
2 17 (18.48%) Linux
3 7 (7.61%) Debian
3 7 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.00%) ITIL
2 13 (14.13%) Mentoring
3 9 (9.78%) Business Continuity
3 9 (9.78%) ITSM
4 8 (8.70%) Information Security
5 7 (7.61%) Information Security Management
5 7 (7.61%) Security Management
5 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.61%) Service Management
6 6 (6.52%) Network Design
6 6 (6.52%) Capacity Management
7 5 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.35%) Project Management
8 4 (4.35%) CRM
8 4 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (3.26%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.26%) BCP
10 2 (2.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 42 (45.65%) VCDX
3 26 (28.26%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (20.65%) CCNA
6 18 (19.57%) MCSE
7 14 (15.22%) Citrix Certification
8 13 (14.13%) CCA
9 10 (10.87%) CCIE
9 10 (10.87%) CCNP
10 9 (9.78%) Degree
11 8 (8.70%) NCDA
11 8 (8.70%) NCIE
11 8 (8.70%) MCSA
11 8 (8.70%) CCEA
12 6 (6.52%) CCDA
12 6 (6.52%) CCDP
12 6 (6.52%) CCIP
12 6 (6.52%) VCP5
13 4 (4.35%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (61.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (50.00%) vSphere
3 45 (48.91%) vCloud
4 36 (39.13%) Hyper-V
4 36 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 15 (16.30%) XenServer
6 12 (13.04%) XenDesktop
7 11 (11.96%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (5.43%) XenApp
9 4 (4.35%) VMware ESX
10 3 (3.26%) Firmware
11 1 (1.09%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.09%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.09%) ProxySG
11 1 (1.09%) Snort
11 1 (1.09%) Xen
11 1 (1.09%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 10 (10.87%) SCCM
2 2 (2.17%) SCOM
2 2 (2.17%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.17%) MOM
3 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.09%) Nessus
3 1 (1.09%) OSSEC
3 1 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.09%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 81 (88.04%) VMware
2 42 (45.65%) Citrix
3 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
4 20 (21.74%) Cisco
5 16 (17.39%) HP
6 11 (11.96%) NetApp
7 7 (7.61%) Novell
7 7 (7.61%) Red Hat
7 7 (7.61%) CommVault
7 7 (7.61%) EMC
8 6 (6.52%) Intel
9 5 (5.43%) Dell
9 5 (5.43%) Computacenter
10 3 (3.26%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (3.26%) AppSense
10 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.26%) Symantec
11 2 (2.17%) BMC
11 2 (2.17%) CA
11 2 (2.17%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum £350 per week call out allowance (ca
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £100000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum High salary + variable + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago