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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 899 905 830
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -75
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 16 27 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.023% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.054% 0.085% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 57
Average salary £42,500 £52,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.66% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%

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
29837 31780 29684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.23% 27.14% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23763 24876 23903
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 14 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 30 July 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 +26 16 £42,500 -22.01%
South East +12 9 £42,500 -
Hampshire - 9 £42,500 -
Southampton - 8 £42,500 -
London +20 2 £43,000 -25.21%
East of England +4 2 £42,500 +37.09%
West Midlands - 2 £37,500 -
Bedford - 2 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £35,000 -
Poole - 1 £35,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £35,000 -

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
1 27 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 26 (96.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
4 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 15 (55.56%) MCSE
4 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (51.85%) HP
5 14 (51.85%) Citrix
6 12 (44.44%) SAN
6 12 (44.44%) XenApp
7 11 (40.74%) vSphere
7 11 (40.74%) SCCM
7 11 (40.74%) SCOM
8 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
8 10 (37.04%) NetScaler
9 9 (33.33%) VCP5
10 8 (29.63%) FCoE
10 8 (29.63%) Fibre Channel
10 8 (29.63%) vMotion
10 8 (29.63%) 3PAR
10 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
10 8 (29.63%) SQL
10 8 (29.63%) VBScript
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) MCP
11 5 (18.52%) MCSA

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) SAN
2 10 (37.04%) NetScaler
3 8 (29.63%) FCoE
3 8 (29.63%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (14.81%) Internet
5 2 (7.41%) DHCP
5 2 (7.41%) DNS
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall
6 1 (3.70%) IPsec
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security
6 1 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (3.70%) SSL
6 1 (3.70%) VPN
6 1 (3.70%) MPLS
6 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (18.52%) Administrator
4 4 (14.81%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Wintel Support
7 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Wintel Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) VMware Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Wintel Support Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
2 4 (14.81%) Open Source
3 2 (7.41%) Project Management
3 2 (7.41%) ITIL
3 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.70%) Server Building
4 1 (3.70%) CRM
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (55.56%) MCSE
4 9 (33.33%) VCP5
5 5 (18.52%) MCSA
5 5 (18.52%) MCP
6 4 (14.81%) MCITP
7 2 (7.41%) CCNA
7 2 (7.41%) CCA
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (7.41%) CCEA
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.70%) CCNP
8 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.70%) VCAP
8 1 (3.70%) CCEE
8 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (96.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 12 (44.44%) XenApp
4 11 (40.74%) vSphere
5 4 (14.81%) VMware ESX
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
8 1 (3.70%) ISA Server
8 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
8 1 (3.70%) Xen
8 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.70%) vCloud
8 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) SCCM
1 11 (40.74%) SCOM
2 8 (29.63%) vMotion
3 3 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 2 (7.41%) WSUS
4 2 (7.41%) MOM
5 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 14 (51.85%) HP
3 14 (51.85%) Citrix
4 8 (29.63%) 3PAR
5 4 (14.81%) Dell
6 3 (11.11%) IBM
6 3 (11.11%) Symantec
7 2 (7.41%) EMC
7 2 (7.41%) Intel
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco
7 2 (7.41%) CommVault
8 1 (3.70%) NetApp
8 1 (3.70%) Apple
8 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.70%) AppSense
8 1 (3.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.70%) Brocade
8 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.70%) SAP