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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 940 918 919
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 3 16 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.015% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.011% 0.055% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 9
Average salary £72,500 £37,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.33% -46.42%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -6.25%

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
28495 29072 28437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.98% 27.68% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 22780 23211 22322
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 4 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 14 February 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 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 -7 3 £72,500 +93.33% 1
London +5 2 £72,500 +141.66%
South West -13 1 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Bristol - 1 £60,000 - 1

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) VMware
1 29 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (96.55%) Windows
3 24 (82.76%) SAN
4 20 (68.97%) VCP5
5 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
5 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (44.83%) Firewall
7 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
7 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
7 13 (44.83%) MCSE
7 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
8 12 (41.38%) ITIL
8 12 (41.38%) CCNA
8 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (41.38%) vSphere
9 11 (37.93%) HP
9 11 (37.93%) vCloud
10 10 (34.48%) Linux
10 10 (34.48%) Citrix
10 10 (34.48%) NAS
11 9 (31.03%) SCOM
11 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
11 9 (31.03%) IPsec
11 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
11 9 (31.03%) Cisco
11 9 (31.03%) VPN
11 9 (31.03%) Windows Server

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 13 (44.83%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
6 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (82.76%) SAN
2 13 (44.83%) Firewall
3 10 (34.48%) NAS
4 9 (31.03%) IPsec
4 9 (31.03%) VPN
5 6 (20.69%) DHCP
5 6 (20.69%) DNS
6 5 (17.24%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (10.34%) VoIP
7 3 (10.34%) Wireless
8 2 (6.90%) MPLS
8 2 (6.90%) NetScaler
8 2 (6.90%) Network Security
8 2 (6.90%) SSL
8 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (10.34%) Banking
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IT Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Hedge funds
3 3 (10.34%) HP Storage
3 3 (10.34%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) SCADA
5 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (34.48%) Linux
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.34%) Unix
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
8 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (13.79%) Change Control
3 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.34%) BCP
4 3 (10.34%) Document Management
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security
4 3 (10.34%) Information Security Management
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 3 (10.34%) Security Management
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (3.45%) Presales
6 1 (3.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) VB
2 2 (6.90%) C
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (68.97%) VCP5
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (44.83%) MCSE
5 12 (41.38%) CCNA
5 12 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (20.69%) MCSA
7 5 (17.24%) VCAP
8 4 (13.79%) CCA
8 4 (13.79%) CCEA
8 4 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (13.79%) MCITP
8 4 (13.79%) MCP
9 1 (3.45%) CISSP
9 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
9 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 14 (48.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (41.38%) vSphere
4 11 (37.93%) vCloud
5 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
6 5 (17.24%) XenApp
7 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
8 2 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (6.90%) ISA Server
8 2 (6.90%) ProxySG
8 2 (6.90%) Terminal Server
8 2 (6.90%) UAG
8 2 (6.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) SCOM
2 5 (17.24%) SCCM
3 4 (13.79%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (10.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
5 2 (6.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (6.90%) MOM
5 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (6.90%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (37.93%) HP
4 10 (34.48%) Citrix
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco
6 8 (27.59%) LANDesk
7 4 (13.79%) 3PAR
7 4 (13.79%) IBM
7 4 (13.79%) Intel Security
7 4 (13.79%) NetApp
7 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds
8 3 (10.34%) Dell
8 3 (10.34%) EMC
9 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
9 2 (6.90%) Brocade
9 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
9 2 (6.90%) Symantec
10 1 (3.45%) Intel
10 1 (3.45%) Oracle
10 1 (3.45%) Sophos
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
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