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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 871 892 831
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -61
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 12 15 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.013% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.041% 0.047% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 49
Average salary £46,500 £39,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.98% -6.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,400 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £64,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £33,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+38.80% -16.25%

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
29235 32104 30081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.34% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22964 25766 24182
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,500
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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

VCP4 Salary Histogram in the UK

VCP4
Top 12 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 22 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 +32 12 £46,500 +16.98% 1
South East +8 5 £46,500 -
Surrey - 5 £46,500 -
Epsom - 5 £46,500 -
London +43 4 £35,000 -41.66%
City of London +39 2 £35,000 -44.00%
Bedfordshire +15 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England +11 2 £42,500 +28.78% 1
Bedford - 2 £42,500 -
Dorset - 1 £35,000 -
Poole - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £35,000 -

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 24 (88.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 24 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (44.44%) Citrix
5 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 11 (40.74%) MCSE
6 11 (40.74%) VCP5
7 10 (37.04%) XenApp
8 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 8 (29.63%) MCSA
9 8 (29.63%) MCITP
10 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
10 7 (25.93%) MCP
10 7 (25.93%) VMware ESX
11 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (22.22%) HP
12 5 (18.52%) CCA
12 5 (18.52%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (18.52%) Linux
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (18.52%) SCCM
12 5 (18.52%) vSphere
13 4 (14.81%) SCOM
13 4 (14.81%) Open Source
13 4 (14.81%) Firewall

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (7.41%) Lync
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Firewall
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
2 3 (11.11%) MPLS
2 3 (11.11%) OSPF
2 3 (11.11%) BGP
2 3 (11.11%) DSL
3 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
3 2 (7.41%) LAN
3 2 (7.41%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Wintel Support
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Server Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Server Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Open Source
2 3 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (18.52%) Linux
6 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (7.41%) Project Management
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
2 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (88.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (40.74%) MCSE
3 11 (40.74%) VCP5
4 8 (29.63%) MCSA
4 8 (29.63%) MCITP
5 7 (25.93%) MCP
6 5 (18.52%) CCA
6 5 (18.52%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (14.81%) CCNA
8 3 (11.11%) HNC
8 3 (11.11%) HND
8 3 (11.11%) CCEE
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (7.41%) CCEA
10 1 (3.70%) CCNP
10 1 (3.70%) MCSD
10 1 (3.70%) CCAA
10 1 (3.70%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (37.04%) XenApp
3 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (25.93%) VMware ESX
5 5 (18.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (18.52%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (18.52%) vSphere
6 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
2 4 (14.81%) SCOM
3 3 (11.11%) MOM
3 3 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) VMware
2 12 (44.44%) Citrix
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) Dell
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) IBM
5 2 (7.41%) AppSense
5 2 (7.41%) EMC
5 2 (7.41%) Intel
6 1 (3.70%) Juniper
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
6 1 (3.70%) NetApp
6 1 (3.70%) Apple
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
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