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 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 856 884 883
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 34 79 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.073% 0.084%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 61 71
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £87,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £57,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-16.52% +18.55%

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
24495 29636 30964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.06% 27.24% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 19691 23913 24200
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 1 October 2016 within the UK.

VCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

VCAP
Top 28 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 1 October 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
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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 33 £50,000 +1.52%
South East +52 13 £42,500 -5.55%
East of England +19 8 £62,500 +4.16%
Buckinghamshire - 8 £42,500 -
London +51 6 £70,000 +55.55%
Hertfordshire - 6 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 6 £42,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £90,000 -
City of London +52 2 £75,000 +54.63%
Cheshire +32 2 £51,250 -
Bedford +13 2 £62,500 +6.83%
Surrey +5 2 - -
Bedfordshire +1 2 £62,500 +4.16%
North West -3 2 £51,250 +5.12%
Camberley -6 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 £40,000 -
Northwich - 2 £51,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
South West - 2 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £55,000 -
Devon - 1 £34,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £55,000 -
Exeter - 1 £34,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -
Oxford - 1 £55,000 -
Swindon - 1 £55,000 -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 68 (95.77%) VMware
1 68 (95.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 51 (71.83%) vSphere
3 42 (59.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (56.34%) vCloud
5 35 (49.30%) vRealize
6 32 (45.07%) Citrix
7 29 (40.85%) Cisco
8 25 (35.21%) Windows
9 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
9 23 (32.39%) Citrix Certification
10 21 (29.58%) CCNP
10 21 (29.58%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (29.58%) VCDX
11 19 (26.76%) CCNA
11 19 (26.76%) SAN
12 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
12 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
12 18 (25.35%) Use Case
12 18 (25.35%) Presales
13 17 (23.94%) XenApp
13 17 (23.94%) CCA
14 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (21.13%) ITIL
15 15 (21.13%) PowerShell
16 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
17 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
17 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (16.90%) WAN
17 12 (16.90%) VMware ESX

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 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 7 (9.86%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.04%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.41%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.41%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (26.76%) SAN
2 12 (16.90%) WAN
3 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
4 10 (14.08%) Firewall
4 10 (14.08%) LAN
5 9 (12.68%) MPLS
6 6 (8.45%) Unified Communications
7 5 (7.04%) NetScaler
8 3 (4.23%) DNS
8 3 (4.23%) NAS
9 2 (2.82%) DHCP
10 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.41%) IPsec
10 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (60.56%) Consultant
2 30 (42.25%) VMware Consultant
3 12 (16.90%) Architect
3 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.27%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 7 (9.86%) Cloud Architect
6 7 (9.86%) Principal Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (7.04%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.04%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Cloud Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Solutions Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) IT Architect
9 3 (4.23%) IT Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Senior VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) COM
1 4 (5.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.86%) Private Cloud
3 5 (7.04%) FlexPod
4 4 (5.63%) Public Cloud
5 3 (4.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.82%) iSeries
6 2 (2.82%) Social Media
7 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.41%) EMC VNXe
7 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.21%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Linux
3 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Unix
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.41%) CentOS
7 1 (1.41%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) Presales
1 18 (25.35%) Use Case
2 15 (21.13%) ITIL
3 8 (11.27%) Matrix Management
4 7 (9.86%) Application Virtualisation
5 5 (7.04%) Business Continuity
5 5 (7.04%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.04%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.63%) BCP
6 4 (5.63%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.63%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (5.63%) High Availability
7 3 (4.23%) Demand Management
7 3 (4.23%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (2.82%) Data Management
8 2 (2.82%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (2.82%) Information Management
8 2 (2.82%) Product Management
8 2 (2.82%) Project Management
8 2 (2.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.13%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.23%) Perl
2 3 (4.23%) Python
2 3 (4.23%) Ruby
3 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 68 (95.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 23 (32.39%) Citrix Certification
3 21 (29.58%) CCNP
3 21 (29.58%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (29.58%) VCDX
4 19 (26.76%) CCNA
5 17 (23.94%) CCA
6 16 (22.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (14.08%) MCITP
8 6 (8.45%) CCIE
9 5 (7.04%) EMCISA
9 5 (7.04%) EMCSA
9 5 (7.04%) MCSA
9 5 (7.04%) MCSE
9 5 (7.04%) RHCA
10 4 (5.63%) CCEA
10 4 (5.63%) RHCE
10 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
10 4 (5.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (2.82%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.82%) QA
4 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (71.83%) vSphere
2 42 (59.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (56.34%) vCloud
4 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
5 17 (23.94%) XenApp
6 14 (19.72%) Hyper-V
7 12 (16.90%) VMware ESX
8 11 (15.49%) XenServer
9 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 8 (11.27%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (8.45%) XenDesktop
11 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (4.23%) Docker
12 3 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (4.23%) VMware Server
13 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (1.41%) KVM
14 1 (1.41%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (49.30%) vRealize
2 8 (11.27%) SCOM
3 5 (7.04%) SCVMM
4 2 (2.82%) PowerCLI
5 1 (1.41%) Ansible
5 1 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.41%) Puppet
5 1 (1.41%) vMotion
Vendors
1 68 (95.77%) VMware
2 32 (45.07%) Citrix
3 29 (40.85%) Cisco
4 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
5 11 (15.49%) NetApp
6 10 (14.08%) CheckPoint
7 8 (11.27%) AppSense
7 8 (11.27%) SolarWinds
8 7 (9.86%) Computacenter
9 6 (8.45%) EMC
10 4 (5.63%) Google
11 3 (4.23%) HP
11 3 (4.23%) Nimsoft
12 1 (1.41%) Dell
12 1 (1.41%) F5
12 1 (1.41%) IBM
12 1 (1.41%) Juniper
12 1 (1.41%) Veeam