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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 829 838 841
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 63 91 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.078% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 50 75 35
Average salary £62,250 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.35% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+24.00% +11.11%

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
29867 31754 29655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 27.14% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23809 24862 23887
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

VCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

VCAP
Top 24 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 31 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 -6 58 £62,000 +30.52% 6
South East -11 26 £50,000 - 2
London +20 14 £66,250 +43.24% 1
Surrey +10 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
East of England +2 6 £62,000 +30.52% 1
Bedfordshire 0 6 £62,000 +30.52% 1
Berkshire -3 6 - -
Manchester +9 5 £70,000 -
Hampshire +3 5 £50,000 -2.43% 1
North West -1 5 £70,000 -
Slough -7 5 - -
West Midlands -14 5 £72,500 +52.63%
Farnborough - 5 £50,000 - 1
Egham -11 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Birmingham -12 4 £75,000 +36.36%
Bedford +2 2 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £58,500 +17.00%
Leatherhead - 2 £48,750 -
Kent +7 1 £35,000 -36.36%
Leeds -2 1 - -
West Yorkshire -8 1 - -
Milton Keynes -11 1 £58,500 +23.15%
Yorkshire -15 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £72,500 -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 82 (91.11%) VMware
2 69 (76.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 62 (68.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 59 (65.56%) Windows
5 47 (52.22%) vSphere
6 44 (48.89%) vCloud
6 44 (48.89%) Citrix
7 37 (41.11%) Active Directory
7 37 (41.11%) VCDX
8 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
9 31 (34.44%) Hyper-V
10 26 (28.89%) ITIL
11 24 (26.67%) Cisco
12 22 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (23.33%) CCNA
14 20 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (21.11%) SAN
15 19 (21.11%) Data Centre
16 18 (20.00%) MCSE
17 17 (18.89%) Mentoring
18 16 (17.78%) Linux
18 16 (17.78%) CCNP
19 14 (15.56%) Citrix Certification
20 13 (14.44%) CCA
21 12 (13.33%) HP
21 12 (13.33%) XenDesktop
22 11 (12.22%) XenServer
22 11 (12.22%) Private Cloud
22 11 (12.22%) NetApp
22 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.44%) OpenStack
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
1 2 (2.22%) PaaS
1 2 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.11%) SAN
2 8 (8.89%) NetScaler
3 6 (6.67%) VPN
4 5 (5.56%) WAN
4 5 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.56%) VLAN
5 4 (4.44%) Network Security
5 4 (4.44%) Firewall
5 4 (4.44%) LAN
5 4 (4.44%) VoIP
6 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.22%) NAS
7 1 (1.11%) OpenVPN
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.11%) IPsec
7 1 (1.11%) DHCP
7 1 (1.11%) DNS
7 1 (1.11%) SSL
7 1 (1.11%) MPLS
7 1 (1.11%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) Data Mining
General
1 7 (7.78%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Advertising
3 2 (2.22%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (25.56%) Architect
2 17 (18.89%) Technical Architect
3 13 (14.44%) Consultant
4 11 (12.22%) Senior Technical Architect
4 11 (12.22%) Senior Architect
5 9 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.89%) Technical Leader
7 7 (7.78%) Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Network Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) Support Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Citrix Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.22%) Private Cloud
3 5 (5.56%) HP Storage
3 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Replication
4 3 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.22%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (65.56%) Windows
2 16 (17.78%) Linux
3 11 (12.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.56%) Debian
6 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) ITIL
2 17 (18.89%) Mentoring
3 7 (7.78%) Capacity Management
3 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
3 7 (7.78%) ITSM
4 6 (6.67%) Security Management
4 6 (6.67%) Information Security
4 6 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 5 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (5.56%) Service Management
5 5 (5.56%) Business Continuity
5 5 (5.56%) Information Security Management
5 5 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.44%) Server Building
7 3 (3.33%) Project Management
7 3 (3.33%) CRM
7 3 (3.33%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.44%) SQL
1 4 (4.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (76.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 37 (41.11%) VCDX
3 22 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (23.33%) CCNA
5 20 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (20.00%) MCSE
7 16 (17.78%) CCNP
8 14 (15.56%) Citrix Certification
9 13 (14.44%) CCA
10 10 (11.11%) VCP5
11 8 (8.89%) Degree
12 7 (7.78%) MCSA
13 6 (6.67%) CCEA
14 5 (5.56%) CCEE
14 5 (5.56%) CCAA
14 5 (5.56%) CCIA
15 4 (4.44%) NCDA
15 4 (4.44%) NCIE
15 4 (4.44%) RHCA
15 4 (4.44%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (68.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (52.22%) vSphere
3 44 (48.89%) vCloud
4 37 (41.11%) Active Directory
5 31 (34.44%) Hyper-V
6 12 (13.33%) XenDesktop
7 11 (12.22%) XenServer
8 10 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (7.78%) XenApp
10 3 (3.33%) VMware ESX
10 3 (3.33%) Firmware
11 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.11%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.11%) ProxySG
11 1 (1.11%) Snort
11 1 (1.11%) Xen
11 1 (1.11%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) SCCM
2 4 (4.44%) WSUS
3 2 (2.22%) SCOM
3 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.22%) MOM
4 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.11%) Nessus
4 1 (1.11%) OSSEC
4 1 (1.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 82 (91.11%) VMware
2 44 (48.89%) Citrix
3 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 24 (26.67%) Cisco
5 12 (13.33%) HP
6 11 (12.22%) NetApp
7 8 (8.89%) EMC
8 7 (7.78%) Intel
9 6 (6.67%) Dell
10 5 (5.56%) Novell
10 5 (5.56%) Red Hat
10 5 (5.56%) AppSense
10 5 (5.56%) CommVault
11 3 (3.33%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (3.33%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.33%) Computacenter
11 3 (3.33%) Juniper
12 2 (2.22%) BMC
12 2 (2.22%) CA
12 2 (2.22%) IBM
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