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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 867 872 804
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -68
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 30 18 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.016% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.096% 0.061% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 74
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,500 £57,100
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
31098 29633 32739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.06% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24921 23376 27486
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

VCP4 Salary Histogram in the UK

VCP4
Top 15 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 19 December 2014. 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 +9 29 £37,500 -6.25% 2
South West - 12 £37,500 -
Poole - 12 £37,500 -
Dorset - 12 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 10 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 10 £37,500 -
North West - 3 £60,750 - 2
Manchester - 3 £60,750 - 1
Letchworth - 2 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £42,500 -
East of England - 2 £42,500 -
London +24 1 - -
East Midlands +16 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Nottinghamshire +1 1 £40,000 -
Nottingham 0 1 £40,000 -

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 52 (96.30%) VMware
1 52 (96.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 48 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (87.04%) Windows
4 43 (79.63%) VCP5
5 39 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (70.37%) Microsoft
7 36 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
8 28 (51.85%) MS Exchange
9 27 (50.00%) MCSE
9 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 26 (48.15%) Citrix
11 24 (44.44%) Cisco
11 24 (44.44%) MCSA
12 23 (42.59%) Citrix Certification
12 23 (42.59%) MCP
13 22 (40.74%) CCA
14 21 (38.89%) vSphere
15 20 (37.04%) ITIL
16 19 (35.19%) VMware ESXi
17 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
18 17 (31.48%) VMware ESX
18 17 (31.48%) MCITP
19 16 (29.63%) XenDesktop
19 16 (29.63%) EMC
19 16 (29.63%) SAN
20 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
20 15 (27.78%) WAN
20 15 (27.78%) Project Management

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (51.85%) MS Exchange
2 15 (27.78%) Lync
3 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (14.81%) IIS
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Summit
2 1 (1.85%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) IaaS
2 4 (7.41%) PaaS
3 2 (3.70%) SaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) SAN
2 15 (27.78%) WAN
2 15 (27.78%) LAN
3 12 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 11 (20.37%) Wireless
5 10 (18.52%) VoIP
6 9 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (16.67%) VPLS
6 9 (16.67%) MPLS
6 9 (16.67%) Firewall
7 8 (14.81%) OSPF
7 8 (14.81%) BGP
7 8 (14.81%) DHCP
7 8 (14.81%) VPN
7 8 (14.81%) DNS
8 3 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
8 3 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Consultant
2 13 (24.07%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 11 (20.37%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (18.52%) Wintel Support
5 8 (14.81%) Network Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Support Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Server Support
9 4 (7.41%) Server Support Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Server Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Wintel Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Wintel Server Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Wintel Support Analyst
10 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Clustering
2 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.85%) iSeries
4 1 (1.85%) FlexPod
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 47 (87.04%) Windows
2 39 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (20.37%) UNIX
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.70%) AIX
7 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) ITIL
2 15 (27.78%) Project Management
3 11 (20.37%) PRINCE2
4 10 (18.52%) Document Management
5 7 (12.96%) Change Control
6 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.41%) Business Continuity
7 4 (7.41%) CRM
7 4 (7.41%) Capacity Management
8 3 (5.56%) Migration
8 3 (5.56%) ITSM
9 2 (3.70%) BCP
10 1 (1.85%) Workflow
10 1 (1.85%) Change Management
10 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.85%) TOGAF
10 1 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) SQL
1 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (96.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 43 (79.63%) VCP5
3 36 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (50.00%) MCSE
5 24 (44.44%) MCSA
6 23 (42.59%) MCP
6 23 (42.59%) Citrix Certification
7 22 (40.74%) CCA
8 17 (31.48%) MCITP
9 15 (27.78%) CCEA
10 14 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (24.07%) CCEE
12 12 (22.22%) VCAP
13 11 (20.37%) MCTS
14 10 (18.52%) CCNP
14 10 (18.52%) MBCS
15 6 (11.11%) CCNA
16 4 (7.41%) NCDA
16 4 (7.41%) NCIE
17 3 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 21 (38.89%) vSphere
4 19 (35.19%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (31.48%) VMware ESX
6 16 (29.63%) XenDesktop
7 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
8 7 (12.96%) vCloud
9 6 (11.11%) XenServer
10 4 (7.41%) Firmware
11 3 (5.56%) ISA Server
11 3 (5.56%) NFS
11 3 (5.56%) XenApp
12 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) SCOM
2 10 (18.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (18.52%) MOM
2 10 (18.52%) WSUS
3 5 (9.26%) SCVMM
4 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.85%) SCCM
5 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (96.30%) VMware
2 38 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 26 (48.15%) Citrix
4 24 (44.44%) Cisco
5 16 (29.63%) EMC
6 12 (22.22%) AppSense
7 11 (20.37%) NetApp
8 10 (18.52%) SolarWinds
9 9 (16.67%) Blue Coat
9 9 (16.67%) HP
10 5 (9.26%) Symantec
11 4 (7.41%) McAfee
11 4 (7.41%) CommVault
12 3 (5.56%) IBM
13 1 (1.85%) SAP
13 1 (1.85%) Juniper
13 1 (1.85%) Hitachi
13 1 (1.85%) Apple
13 1 (1.85%) Computacenter
13 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Home Working / MS Certs
Posted: 18 days ago