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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 860 914 843
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -71
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 12 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.008% 0.035%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.040% 0.031% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 34
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+13.09% +7.69%

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
30123 32318 30429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.39% 27.30% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23597 25892 24530
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 £67,500 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCP4 over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 within the UK.

VCP4 Salary Histogram in the UK

VCP4
Top 11 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 6 May 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
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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 +24 12 £46,500 -7.00% 1
South East +18 7 £47,500 -
Epsom - 5 £46,500 -
Surrey - 5 £46,500 -
London +22 4 £35,000 -50.00%
Maidenhead - 2 £60,000 -
City of London - 2 £35,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £60,000 -
East of England +17 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire +13 1 - - 1
Bedford - 1 - -

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 (90.63%) Windows
2 28 (87.50%) VMware
2 28 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 28 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (46.88%) Citrix
6 15 (46.88%) VCP5
7 14 (43.75%) MCSE
8 11 (34.38%) MCSA
8 11 (34.38%) MCP
9 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 10 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (31.25%) XenApp
10 9 (28.13%) MCITP
10 9 (28.13%) vSphere
10 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (28.13%) CCA
10 9 (28.13%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
12 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
13 6 (18.75%) LAN
13 6 (18.75%) WAN
13 6 (18.75%) EMC
13 6 (18.75%) HP
13 6 (18.75%) Cisco
13 6 (18.75%) SAN
13 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.75%) Lync
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
1 6 (18.75%) LAN
1 6 (18.75%) WAN
2 5 (15.63%) NetScaler
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) Internet
3 4 (12.50%) MPLS
4 3 (9.38%) OSPF
4 3 (9.38%) BGP
4 3 (9.38%) DSL
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
5 1 (3.13%) VPLS
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Consultant
1 6 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (15.63%) Administrator
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Wintel Support
3 4 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) Server Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Server Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Open Source
2 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.63%) Linux
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Project Management
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.13%) TOGAF
3 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (53.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (46.88%) VCP5
4 14 (43.75%) MCSE
5 11 (34.38%) MCSA
5 11 (34.38%) MCP
6 9 (28.13%) CCA
6 9 (28.13%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (28.13%) MCITP
7 6 (18.75%) CCEE
8 5 (15.63%) CCEA
8 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (12.50%) CCNA
10 3 (9.38%) Degree
10 3 (9.38%) HNC
10 3 (9.38%) HND
11 2 (6.25%) CCNP
11 2 (6.25%) VCAP
12 1 (3.13%) CCAA
12 1 (3.13%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) XenApp
2 10 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (28.13%) vSphere
4 8 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 6 (18.75%) XenDesktop
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 2 (6.25%) vCloud
9 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
1 5 (15.63%) SCOM
2 4 (12.50%) MOM
2 4 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) VMware
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (46.88%) Citrix
4 6 (18.75%) HP
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco
4 6 (18.75%) EMC
5 5 (15.63%) AppSense
6 4 (12.50%) IBM
6 4 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) Juniper
7 1 (3.13%) NetApp
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
7 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.13%) Intel
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