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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 874 879 838
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -41
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 29 61 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.051% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.095% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23 56 29
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £42,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -13.63%

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
30453 32795 31536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.16% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23885 26176 25383
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

VCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

VCAP
Top 6 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 17 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +3 28 £47,500 - 11
London -1 15 £46,250 -11.90% 5
City of London +31 7 £47,500 +11.76%
Manchester +9 6 £35,500 -25.26%
North West +6 6 £35,500 -25.26%
Hounslow - 2 - -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 74 (80.43%) VMware
2 69 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 54 (58.70%) Windows
4 52 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (52.17%) Microsoft
6 45 (48.91%) Citrix
7 36 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (39.13%) vSphere
8 34 (36.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 31 (33.70%) VCDX
10 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
11 28 (30.43%) Cisco
12 27 (29.35%) MCSE
12 27 (29.35%) Citrix Certification
13 26 (28.26%) HP
14 25 (27.17%) CCA
14 25 (27.17%) vCloud
15 24 (26.09%) XenDesktop
15 24 (26.09%) NetApp
16 23 (25.00%) SAN
17 22 (23.91%) ITIL
17 22 (23.91%) WAN
17 22 (23.91%) Hyper-V
17 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (22.83%) LAN
19 19 (20.65%) MS Exchange
20 18 (19.57%) CCIE
20 18 (19.57%) CCNA
20 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
20 18 (19.57%) Telecoms

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 19 (20.65%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.87%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.26%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.26%) IIS
5 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.09%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.09%) SaaS
1 1 (1.09%) PaaS
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
1 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.00%) SAN
2 22 (23.91%) WAN
3 21 (22.83%) LAN
4 17 (18.48%) NetScaler
5 8 (8.70%) NAS
5 8 (8.70%) DNS
6 6 (6.52%) Firewall
7 5 (5.43%) VPN
7 5 (5.43%) DHCP
8 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.35%) VLAN
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (3.26%) Network Security
9 3 (3.26%) IPsec
9 3 (3.26%) MPLS
9 3 (3.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.17%) HSRP
10 2 (2.17%) DMVPN
10 2 (2.17%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (2.17%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.43%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 18 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 12 (13.04%) Finance
3 10 (10.87%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Network Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (15.22%) Architect
4 10 (10.87%) Network Designer
4 10 (10.87%) Consultant
4 10 (10.87%) Designer
4 10 (10.87%) VMware Engineer
5 9 (9.78%) Technical Architect
5 9 (9.78%) Citrix Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) VMware Support Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
10 3 (3.26%) AWS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.04%) Private Cloud
2 8 (8.70%) FlexPod
3 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) Replication
5 2 (2.17%) Clustering
5 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.17%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.09%) PKI
6 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (58.70%) Windows
2 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (18.48%) Linux
4 11 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (7.61%) Debian
7 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.09%) UNIX
10 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) ITIL
2 17 (18.48%) Network Design
3 11 (11.96%) Business Continuity
4 9 (9.78%) ITIL V3
5 8 (8.70%) Information Security
6 7 (7.61%) ITSM
6 7 (7.61%) Information Security Management
6 7 (7.61%) Security Management
6 7 (7.61%) Configuration Management
6 7 (7.61%) Service Management
7 6 (6.52%) Project Management
7 6 (6.52%) Data Management
8 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 4 (4.35%) TOGAF
10 3 (3.26%) Migration
10 3 (3.26%) CRM
11 2 (2.17%) BCP
11 2 (2.17%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.61%) SQL
2 6 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.26%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 36 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (36.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (33.70%) VCDX
5 27 (29.35%) Citrix Certification
5 27 (29.35%) MCSE
6 25 (27.17%) CCA
7 18 (19.57%) CCIE
7 18 (19.57%) CCNA
7 18 (19.57%) NCDA
7 18 (19.57%) NCIE
8 17 (18.48%) CCDA
8 17 (18.48%) CCDP
9 15 (16.30%) CCIP
10 14 (15.22%) CCAA
10 14 (15.22%) VCP5
11 12 (13.04%) CCEE
12 11 (11.96%) MCSA
13 10 (10.87%) CCIA
14 8 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (39.13%) vSphere
3 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
4 25 (27.17%) vCloud
5 24 (26.09%) XenDesktop
6 22 (23.91%) Hyper-V
7 18 (19.57%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (18.48%) XenApp
9 13 (14.13%) XenServer
10 5 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (3.26%) VMware ESX
12 2 (2.17%) VMware Server
12 2 (2.17%) Terminal Services
13 1 (1.09%) Snort
13 1 (1.09%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) SCOM
2 3 (3.26%) Legato
3 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.17%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.17%) HP SIM
3 2 (2.17%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.09%) OSSEC
4 1 (1.09%) Nessus
4 1 (1.09%) MOM
Vendors
1 74 (80.43%) VMware
2 48 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 45 (48.91%) Citrix
4 28 (30.43%) Cisco
5 26 (28.26%) HP
6 24 (26.09%) NetApp
7 10 (10.87%) CommVault
8 9 (9.78%) AppSense
8 9 (9.78%) Red Hat
9 6 (6.52%) Symantec
9 6 (6.52%) Novell
9 6 (6.52%) Dell
9 6 (6.52%) EMC
9 6 (6.52%) Computacenter
9 6 (6.52%) Veeam
10 5 (5.43%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.26%) Isilon
12 2 (2.17%) Websense
13 1 (1.09%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.09%) Sourcefire
Leeds, Yorkshire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum High salary + variable + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
Rackspace
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 11 days ago
West Yorkshire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Boss ERP Consulting
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Package
Posted: 27 days ago