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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 857 881 829
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -52
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 21 12 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.012% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.072% 0.043% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 47
Average salary £37,500 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.90% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £85,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -23.80%

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
29255 27965 30740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.63% 27.26% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23431 21963 25717
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

VCP4 Salary Histogram in the UK

VCP4
Top 20 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 January 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 +7 21 £37,500 -29.90% 5
Poole - 6 £37,500 -
Dorset - 6 £37,500 -
South West - 6 £37,500 -
London +2 5 £30,000 -62.50% 2
Birmingham - 4 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £37,500 -
City of London +6 3 £60,000 -25.00% 1
East of England - 3 £42,500 - 1
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 1
East Midlands +14 1 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire +8 1 £40,000 -
Nottingham +6 1 £40,000 -
South East -25 1 £22,500 -46.42%
North West - 1 £72,500 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £22,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £22,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 £72,500 -

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 47 (90.38%) VMware
1 47 (90.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 47 (90.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (88.46%) Windows
3 40 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (69.23%) VCP5
5 33 (63.46%) Microsoft
5 33 (63.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (53.85%) MS Exchange
7 27 (51.92%) MCSE
8 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 26 (50.00%) Citrix
9 24 (46.15%) MCP
9 24 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (44.23%) MCSA
11 21 (40.38%) Cisco
12 20 (38.46%) CCA
12 20 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
12 20 (38.46%) vSphere
13 18 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (34.62%) MCITP
14 16 (30.77%) VMware ESX
15 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (28.85%) SAN
15 15 (28.85%) WAN
15 15 (28.85%) MS Excel
15 15 (28.85%) LAN
15 15 (28.85%) XenDesktop
15 15 (28.85%) Lync
16 14 (26.92%) CCEA

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 15 (28.85%) Lync
3 7 (13.46%) IIS
3 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (28.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) IaaS
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.85%) SAN
1 15 (28.85%) WAN
1 15 (28.85%) LAN
2 13 (25.00%) Firewall
3 12 (23.08%) NetScaler
3 12 (23.08%) MPLS
4 11 (21.15%) OSPF
4 11 (21.15%) BGP
4 11 (21.15%) Wireless
5 10 (19.23%) VoIP
6 9 (17.31%) VPLS
6 9 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (15.38%) VPN
8 6 (11.54%) DNS
8 6 (11.54%) DHCP
9 3 (5.77%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.77%) DSL
9 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.85%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Consultant
2 13 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 10 (19.23%) Wintel Support
4 8 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Support Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (13.46%) Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Server Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Server Support
8 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Server Support Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Wintel Server Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Wintel Support Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Wintel Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Network Support
9 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.77%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 46 (88.46%) Windows
2 40 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (21.15%) UNIX
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.85%) AIX
7 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 12 (23.08%) Project Management
3 11 (21.15%) PRINCE2
4 10 (19.23%) Document Management
5 6 (11.54%) Change Control
6 4 (7.69%) CRM
7 2 (3.85%) Migration
7 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.92%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.92%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.92%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.92%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.92%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (90.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 36 (69.23%) VCP5
3 33 (63.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (51.92%) MCSE
5 24 (46.15%) MCP
6 23 (44.23%) MCSA
7 20 (38.46%) CCA
7 20 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
8 18 (34.62%) MCITP
9 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (26.92%) CCEA
11 13 (25.00%) CCEE
12 10 (19.23%) CCNP
12 10 (19.23%) MBCS
13 9 (17.31%) VCAP
14 7 (13.46%) CCNA
14 7 (13.46%) MCTS
15 4 (7.69%) Degree
15 4 (7.69%) NCDA
15 4 (7.69%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (90.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (38.46%) vSphere
4 18 (34.62%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (30.77%) VMware ESX
6 15 (28.85%) XenDesktop
7 9 (17.31%) XenApp
8 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
9 4 (7.69%) vCloud
10 3 (5.77%) ISA Server
10 3 (5.77%) XenServer
10 3 (5.77%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (3.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 10 (19.23%) MOM
1 10 (19.23%) WSUS
1 10 (19.23%) SCOM
2 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.77%) SCCM
4 2 (3.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 47 (90.38%) VMware
2 33 (63.46%) Microsoft
3 26 (50.00%) Citrix
4 21 (40.38%) Cisco
5 13 (25.00%) EMC
6 12 (23.08%) AppSense
7 10 (19.23%) SolarWinds
8 9 (17.31%) Blue Coat
9 7 (13.46%) NetApp
10 6 (11.54%) HP
11 4 (7.69%) IBM
11 4 (7.69%) CommVault
11 4 (7.69%) Symantec
12 2 (3.85%) Dell
13 1 (1.92%) McAfee
13 1 (1.92%) Apple
13 1 (1.92%) Juniper
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