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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
UK
Rank 825 911 888
Rank change year-on-year
+86 -23
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 27 38 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.037% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.13% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 10 31 40
Median salary £64,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,900 £45,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,100 £100,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £64,000 £62,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +55.00%

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
20501 28545 29324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.71% 27.87% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16181 22844 23293
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26 February 2017 within the UK.

VCAP Salary Histogram in the UK

VCAP
Top 14 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +82 24 £64,000 +6.66% 1
West Midlands - 12 - -
Birmingham - 12 - -
London +67 4 £55,000 -4.34%
East of England +31 3 £64,000 +3.22%
Yorkshire - 3 - -
West Yorkshire - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £64,000 -
Peterborough - 3 £64,000 -
Leeds - 3 - -
Bristol - 2 £64,000 -
South West - 2 £64,000 -
Scotland - 1 £49,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £49,000 -

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 32 (65.31%) VCDX
1 32 (65.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (63.27%) MCSE
2 31 (63.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (61.22%) Presales
4 28 (57.14%) Data Centre
5 27 (55.10%) Customer Requirements
5 27 (55.10%) VMware
6 26 (53.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 26 (53.06%) Public Cloud
7 22 (44.90%) Project Management
7 22 (44.90%) MCP
7 22 (44.90%) Business Development
7 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (36.73%) Degree
8 18 (36.73%) vSphere
9 17 (34.69%) Time Management
9 17 (34.69%) Citrix
10 16 (32.65%) Line Management
11 14 (28.57%) Cisco
11 14 (28.57%) SAN
12 12 (24.49%) Windows
13 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
14 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
15 9 (18.37%) XenServer
15 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
15 9 (18.37%) Finance
16 8 (16.33%) CCNP
16 8 (16.33%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification

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 7 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 32 (65.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.20%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.08%) G Suite
5 2 (4.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) SAN
2 7 (14.29%) NAS
3 6 (12.24%) WAN
4 5 (10.20%) Unified Communications
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (6.12%) MPLS
5 3 (6.12%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.04%) Firewall
6 1 (2.04%) LAN
6 1 (2.04%) Network Security
6 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (18.37%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.04%) French Language
3 1 (2.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) Architect
2 25 (51.02%) Solutions Architect
3 9 (18.37%) Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) IT Architect
5 6 (12.24%) Cloud Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Principal Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) IT Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.16%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Citrix Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) VMware Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Citrix Support
9 2 (4.08%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 26 (53.06%) Public Cloud
3 5 (10.20%) Private Cloud
4 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (6.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (6.12%) iSeries
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.04%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.12%) Solaris
3 3 (6.12%) Unix
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Presales
2 27 (55.10%) Customer Requirements
3 22 (44.90%) Business Development
3 22 (44.90%) Project Management
4 17 (34.69%) Time Management
5 16 (32.65%) Line Management
6 5 (10.20%) Application Virtualisation
6 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.16%) Analytics
7 4 (8.16%) BCP
7 4 (8.16%) Business Continuity
7 4 (8.16%) Data Analytics
7 4 (8.16%) High Availability
7 4 (8.16%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.12%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (6.12%) Data Management
8 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.12%) Information Management
8 3 (6.12%) ITIL
8 3 (6.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) Python
3 2 (4.08%) Java
3 2 (4.08%) Perl
3 2 (4.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (65.31%) VCDX
2 31 (63.27%) MCSE
2 31 (63.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (53.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 22 (44.90%) MCP
5 18 (36.73%) Degree
6 8 (16.33%) CCNP
6 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (16.33%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (14.29%) CCIE
8 5 (10.20%) MCSA
9 4 (8.16%) CCA
9 4 (8.16%) CCEA
9 4 (8.16%) CCNA
9 4 (8.16%) RHCE
9 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
9 4 (8.16%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (6.12%) CCSE
10 3 (6.12%) MCITP
10 3 (6.12%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) PCI DSS
1 3 (6.12%) QA
System Software
1 22 (44.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (36.73%) vSphere
3 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
3 9 (18.37%) XenServer
4 8 (16.33%) vCloud
5 7 (14.29%) XenApp
6 6 (12.24%) Hyper-V
7 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (8.16%) XenDesktop
9 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
9 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.08%) VMware Server
10 1 (2.04%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) vRealize
2 2 (4.08%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.04%) SCCM
3 1 (2.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 27 (55.10%) VMware
2 17 (34.69%) Citrix
3 14 (28.57%) Cisco
4 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
5 6 (12.24%) Google
6 5 (10.20%) Computacenter
6 5 (10.20%) NetApp
7 4 (8.16%) HP
8 3 (6.12%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.12%) CommVault
8 3 (6.12%) Dell Compellent
8 3 (6.12%) EMC
8 3 (6.12%) Nimble Storage
8 3 (6.12%) Oracle
9 1 (2.04%) Dell
9 1 (2.04%) Veeam
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