The table below looks at the statistics for VCP4 in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP4 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 878 829 811
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -18
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 21 44 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.041% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.067% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 42 73
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £37,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%

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
31403 28879 33391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.15% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24333 23456 28266
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

VCP4
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP4 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VCP4
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP4 within the UK.

VCP4 Salary Trend in the UK

VCP4
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCP4 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

VCP4 Salary Histogram in the UK

VCP4
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCP4 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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 -59 18 £37,500 -25.00% 4
London -17 6 £54,500 +9.00%
Nottingham 0 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Nottinghamshire -2 3 £40,000 -11.11%
East Midlands -19 3 £40,000 -
North West - 3 £33,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Manchester - 3 £33,000 -
East of England - 3 £37,500 - 1
South East -31 2 - - 3
Letchworth - 2 £41,250 -
Birmingham -1 1 £37,000 +1.36%
Reading -5 1 - -
Berkshire -5 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 1 - -
West Midlands -14 1 £37,000 +1.36%
City of London -18 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £34,000 -
South Wales - 1 £41,000 -
Wales - 1 £41,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £37,500 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £41,000 -
High Wycombe - 1 - -

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing VCP4 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 VCP4.

1 38 (100.00%) VMware
1 38 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 33 (86.84%) VCP5
3 31 (81.58%) Windows
4 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
4 25 (65.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (60.53%) ITIL
6 21 (55.26%) PowerShell
7 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 16 (42.11%) Cisco
9 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
9 14 (36.84%) HP
9 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
10 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (34.21%) Citrix
10 13 (34.21%) NetApp
10 13 (34.21%) SQL
10 13 (34.21%) MCTS
11 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (31.58%) SCOM
12 11 (28.95%) Capacity Management
12 11 (28.95%) MCITP
12 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
12 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
12 11 (28.95%) Firmware
12 11 (28.95%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (26.32%) CCA
13 10 (26.32%) Clustering

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing VCP4 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 VCP4. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (31.58%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.89%) IIS
5 2 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.63%) Lync
6 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Summit
2 1 (2.63%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) PaaS
1 8 (21.05%) IaaS
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.53%) Amazon S3
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) SAN
2 8 (21.05%) DNS
3 6 (15.79%) LAN
3 6 (15.79%) DHCP
4 5 (13.16%) Firewall
5 4 (10.53%) WAN
5 4 (10.53%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.89%) NAS
6 3 (7.89%) VoIP
6 3 (7.89%) Wireless
7 2 (5.26%) VPLS
7 2 (5.26%) MPLS
7 2 (5.26%) OSPF
7 2 (5.26%) BGP
7 2 (5.26%) SNMP
7 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.26%) VPN
7 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Server Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Exchange Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Wintel Support
7 1 (2.63%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) HTML
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) CSS
1 1 (2.63%) XML
1 1 (2.63%) XSLT
1 1 (2.63%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Firmware
2 10 (26.32%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.89%) EqualLogic
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 20 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.53%) UNIX
6 3 (7.89%) Linux
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) ITIL
2 11 (28.95%) Capacity Management
3 9 (23.68%) Incident Management
3 9 (23.68%) BCP
3 9 (23.68%) Project Management
4 8 (21.05%) ITSM
5 7 (18.42%) Business Continuity
6 6 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 4 (10.53%) Change Control
8 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.89%) Data Security
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
8 3 (7.89%) Document Management
8 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
9 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.63%) Workflow
10 1 (2.63%) Change Management
10 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.63%) Time Management
10 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) PowerShell
2 13 (34.21%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) C
4 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.26%) VBScript
6 1 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 33 (86.84%) VCP5
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (34.21%) MCTS
5 11 (28.95%) MCITP
5 11 (28.95%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (26.32%) CCA
7 9 (23.68%) Degree
7 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (21.05%) VCAP
9 7 (18.42%) CCNA
10 6 (15.79%) MCP
11 5 (13.16%) MCSE
12 3 (7.89%) CCEA
12 3 (7.89%) MBCS
13 2 (5.26%) MCSA
13 2 (5.26%) CCNP
14 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
14 1 (2.63%) IBM Certification
14 1 (2.63%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (65.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
3 10 (26.32%) vSphere
4 9 (23.68%) VMware ESX
5 7 (18.42%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (18.42%) vCloud
5 7 (18.42%) XenServer
6 4 (10.53%) XenDesktop
6 4 (10.53%) XenApp
7 3 (7.89%) NFS
8 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) SCOM
2 8 (21.05%) SCVMM
3 3 (7.89%) SCCM
3 3 (7.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.63%) MOM
4 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
2 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
3 16 (42.11%) Cisco
4 14 (36.84%) HP
5 13 (34.21%) Citrix
5 13 (34.21%) NetApp
6 8 (21.05%) EMC
7 7 (18.42%) McAfee
8 4 (10.53%) Computacenter
9 3 (7.89%) Sophos
9 3 (7.89%) IBM
9 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.26%) Symantec
10 2 (5.26%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.63%) PlateSpin
11 1 (2.63%) Veeam
11 1 (2.63%) Lotus
11 1 (2.63%) Dell
11 1 (2.63%) SAP
11 1 (2.63%) CommVault
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