The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 873 826 833
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +7
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 28 61 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.056% 0.058%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.088% 0.21% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 57 63
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-19.42% -2.77%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31744 29671 33091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.29% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24856 23856 28287
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCP4 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 within the UK.

VCP4 Salary Histogram in the UK

VCP4
Top 21 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 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 -57 26 £54,500 +11.22% 1
London -66 14 £57,500 +15.00%
Nottinghamshire +2 5 £40,000 -15.78%
East Midlands -8 5 £40,000 -13.51%
Nottingham -8 5 £40,000 -15.78%
City of London -25 5 £63,750 +30.10%
East of England -3 4 £31,000 -27.05%
Hertfordshire - 4 £31,000 -
South East -20 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £34,000 -
Berkhamsted - 2 £29,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £35,250 -
North West +5 1 £33,000 - 1
Reading +1 1 - -
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 £41,000 -
South Wales - 1 £41,000 -
Wales - 1 £41,000 -
Manchester - 1 £33,000 - 1

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (100.00%) VMware
1 40 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 34 (85.00%) Windows
3 31 (77.50%) VCP5
4 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (55.00%) ITIL
6 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
6 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (40.00%) SQL
9 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (37.50%) HP
10 15 (37.50%) SCOM
11 14 (35.00%) Citrix
11 14 (35.00%) SAN
12 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
12 13 (32.50%) BCP
13 12 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (30.00%) MCSE
14 11 (27.50%) Cisco
14 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
14 11 (27.50%) NetApp
14 11 (27.50%) CCA
14 11 (27.50%) Firmware
14 11 (27.50%) VMware ESX
14 11 (27.50%) Capacity Management
14 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
15 10 (25.00%) VCAP

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Summit
2 1 (2.50%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) PaaS
1 8 (20.00%) IaaS
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (10.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) SAN
2 7 (17.50%) iSCSI
3 6 (15.00%) DNS
4 5 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (10.00%) NAS
5 4 (10.00%) LAN
6 3 (7.50%) DHCP
6 3 (7.50%) Firewall
7 2 (5.00%) SNMP
7 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (5.00%) WAN
8 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.50%) Intranet
8 1 (2.50%) Internet
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security
8 1 (2.50%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.50%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Banking
2 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) CSS
1 1 (2.50%) XML
1 1 (2.50%) XSLT
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
1 1 (2.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Firmware
2 9 (22.50%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.50%) EqualLogic
3 3 (7.50%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) iSeries
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (7.50%) Linux
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) ITIL
2 13 (32.50%) BCP
3 11 (27.50%) Capacity Management
4 9 (22.50%) Project Management
5 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 8 (20.00%) ITSM
6 6 (15.00%) Business Continuity
7 5 (12.50%) Migration
8 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
8 3 (7.50%) Data Security
9 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
10 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (2.50%) Strategic Planning
10 1 (2.50%) Time Management
10 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
10 1 (2.50%) Content Management
10 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) C
4 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 31 (77.50%) VCP5
3 24 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (30.00%) MCSE
5 11 (27.50%) CCA
6 10 (25.00%) VCAP
7 9 (22.50%) MCTS
7 9 (22.50%) Degree
8 7 (17.50%) MCITP
9 5 (12.50%) CCNA
9 5 (12.50%) CCEA
9 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (10.00%) MCP
11 1 (2.50%) MCSA
11 1 (2.50%) IBM Certification
11 1 (2.50%) SCSE
11 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.50%) SCSA
11 1 (2.50%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
3 11 (27.50%) VMware ESX
3 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
4 9 (22.50%) vSphere
5 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (15.00%) vCloud
6 6 (15.00%) XenApp
6 6 (15.00%) XenServer
7 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.00%) NFS
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) SCOM
2 7 (17.50%) SCVMM
3 3 (7.50%) SCCM
4 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
2 24 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (37.50%) HP
4 14 (35.00%) Citrix
5 11 (27.50%) Cisco
5 11 (27.50%) NetApp
6 7 (17.50%) EMC
7 6 (15.00%) McAfee
8 5 (12.50%) 3PAR
9 4 (10.00%) Computacenter
9 4 (10.00%) LANDesk
10 3 (7.50%) Sophos
11 2 (5.00%) Symantec
11 2 (5.00%) IBM
12 1 (2.50%) SAP
12 1 (2.50%) Dell
12 1 (2.50%) Lotus
12 1 (2.50%) Hitachi
12 1 (2.50%) PlateSpin
12 1 (2.50%) Qualys
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + on call
Posted: 6 days ago