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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 822 810 837
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +27
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 71 97 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.085% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.31% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 54 80 30
Average salary £58,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £58,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.00% +5.26%

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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -25 61 £52,500 +5.00% 4
South East +5 27 £50,000 - 1
London -2 18 £46,750 -13.42% 1
Surrey +2 12 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Bedfordshire +15 8 £62,000 +30.52%
East of England -4 8 £62,000 +30.52%
Berkshire +1 6 - -
North West -2 6 £59,000 +22.91% 1
Manchester -4 6 £59,000 +22.91% 1
Hampshire +9 5 £50,000 -9.09%
Egham -2 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Slough -4 5 - -
Bedford +1 4 £55,000 +15.78%
Farnborough - 4 £50,000 -
Birmingham +4 2 £75,000 +30.43%
West Midlands -12 2 £75,000 +30.43%
Camberley - 2 - - 1
City of London +21 1 £48,500 -15.65%
Kent +1 1 £35,000 -36.36%
Milton Keynes -14 1 £58,500 +23.15%
Buckinghamshire -20 1 £58,500 +17.00%
Godalming - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £52,500 -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 94 (91.26%) VMware
2 80 (77.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 72 (69.90%) Windows
4 70 (67.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 55 (53.40%) vSphere
6 52 (50.49%) Citrix
7 46 (44.66%) vCloud
8 45 (43.69%) Active Directory
9 42 (40.78%) VCDX
10 39 (37.86%) Microsoft
11 35 (33.98%) Hyper-V
12 33 (32.04%) Cisco
13 32 (31.07%) ITIL
14 28 (27.18%) SAN
15 26 (25.24%) Microsoft Certification
16 25 (24.27%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (23.30%) CCNA
17 24 (23.30%) MCSE
17 24 (23.30%) Mentoring
18 21 (20.39%) Linux
18 21 (20.39%) CCNP
18 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
18 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
19 18 (17.48%) EMC
20 16 (15.53%) HP
20 16 (15.53%) Citrix Certification
20 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
21 15 (14.56%) CCA
22 14 (13.59%) Capacity Management
23 11 (10.68%) XenDesktop

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (8.74%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.80%) IaaS
2 6 (5.83%) PaaS
3 2 (1.94%) SaaS
4 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.18%) SAN
2 9 (8.74%) WAN
2 9 (8.74%) NetScaler
3 8 (7.77%) DHCP
3 8 (7.77%) DNS
3 8 (7.77%) Firewall
4 7 (6.80%) VPN
4 7 (6.80%) Network Security
5 6 (5.83%) NAS
6 5 (4.85%) VLAN
6 5 (4.85%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.85%) LAN
6 5 (4.85%) VoIP
7 4 (3.88%) SSL
7 4 (3.88%) MPLS
8 2 (1.94%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.97%) IPsec
9 1 (0.97%) Cisco IPT
9 1 (0.97%) OpenVPN
9 1 (0.97%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (4.85%) Finance
2 3 (2.91%) Advertising
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (27.18%) Architect
2 22 (21.36%) Technical Architect
3 15 (14.56%) Senior Technical Architect
3 15 (14.56%) Senior Architect
4 14 (13.59%) Consultant
5 10 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (8.74%) Technical Leader
7 8 (7.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (7.77%) Analyst
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) VMware Consultant
9 5 (4.85%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Platform Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 4 (3.88%) Network Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.77%) Private Cloud
3 8 (7.77%) Clustering
4 4 (3.88%) Replication
4 4 (3.88%) CLARiiON
4 4 (3.88%) Symmetrix
4 4 (3.88%) Symmetrix DMX
4 4 (3.88%) EMC VNX
4 4 (3.88%) EMC VMAX
5 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.91%) HP Storage
6 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 72 (69.90%) Windows
2 21 (20.39%) Linux
2 21 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.91%) Debian
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.07%) ITIL
2 24 (23.30%) Mentoring
3 14 (13.59%) Capacity Management
4 9 (8.74%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (6.80%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.85%) CRM
6 5 (4.85%) ITSM
6 5 (4.85%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.85%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.85%) Performance Analysis
6 5 (4.85%) Server Building
7 4 (3.88%) Information Security
7 4 (3.88%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (3.88%) Performance Management
7 4 (3.88%) Change Control
7 4 (3.88%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (3.88%) Security Management
7 4 (3.88%) Change Management
7 4 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.91%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.80%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.85%) SQL
3 3 (2.91%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (77.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 42 (40.78%) VCDX
3 26 (25.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (24.27%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (23.30%) MCSE
5 24 (23.30%) CCNA
6 21 (20.39%) CCNP
7 16 (15.53%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (14.56%) CCA
9 10 (9.71%) Degree
9 10 (9.71%) VCP5
10 7 (6.80%) RHCA
10 7 (6.80%) CCEA
11 6 (5.83%) CCAA
12 5 (4.85%) CCIA
12 5 (4.85%) CCEE
12 5 (4.85%) MCSA
12 5 (4.85%) MCITP
13 4 (3.88%) CCIE
13 4 (3.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (67.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (53.40%) vSphere
3 46 (44.66%) vCloud
4 45 (43.69%) Active Directory
5 35 (33.98%) Hyper-V
6 11 (10.68%) XenDesktop
7 9 (8.74%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (7.77%) XenApp
9 7 (6.80%) XenServer
9 7 (6.80%) Firmware
10 5 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (3.88%) ProxySG
11 4 (3.88%) Xen
11 4 (3.88%) Terminal Server
11 4 (3.88%) ISA Server
11 4 (3.88%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.97%) Snort
12 1 (0.97%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) SCCM
2 5 (4.85%) SCOM
2 5 (4.85%) WSUS
3 4 (3.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (3.88%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.88%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (3.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (3.88%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.97%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.97%) OSSEC
5 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.97%) Nessus
5 1 (0.97%) MOM
Vendors
1 94 (91.26%) VMware
2 52 (50.49%) Citrix
3 39 (37.86%) Microsoft
4 33 (32.04%) Cisco
5 18 (17.48%) EMC
6 16 (15.53%) HP
7 9 (8.74%) Dell
7 9 (8.74%) Intel
8 8 (7.77%) NetApp
9 7 (6.80%) CommVault
10 6 (5.83%) Blue Coat
10 6 (5.83%) CheckPoint
11 5 (4.85%) Veeam
11 5 (4.85%) AppSense
12 4 (3.88%) Brocade
12 4 (3.88%) Symantec
13 3 (2.91%) Juniper
13 3 (2.91%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.91%) Dell Compellent
14 2 (1.94%) IBM
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