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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 874 886 829
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -57
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 19 21 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.018% 0.041%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.064% 0.068% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 42
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £33,000 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £54,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%

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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 19 £42,500 +13.33% 1
South East +25 12 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire - 9 £42,500 -
Southampton - 8 £42,500 -
London +10 4 £43,000 -21.10%
Guildford - 3 £40,000 - 1
Surrey - 3 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham +12 2 £37,500 +1.35%
West Midlands -4 2 £37,500 +1.35%
Farnborough - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £50,000 -
Bristol - 1 £50,000 -

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 26 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 18 (60.00%) MCSE
5 18 (60.00%) SAN
5 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (56.67%) Citrix
7 15 (50.00%) vSphere
8 14 (46.67%) HP
9 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
9 13 (43.33%) NetScaler
10 12 (40.00%) SCOM
11 10 (33.33%) VCP5
12 9 (30.00%) XenApp
12 9 (30.00%) SCCM
12 9 (30.00%) Firewall
13 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
13 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
13 8 (26.67%) SQL
13 8 (26.67%) VBScript
13 8 (26.67%) 3PAR
13 8 (26.67%) FCoE
13 8 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
13 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
13 8 (26.67%) vMotion

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) SAN
2 13 (43.33%) NetScaler
3 9 (30.00%) Firewall
4 8 (26.67%) FCoE
4 8 (26.67%) Fibre Channel
5 5 (16.67%) DHCP
5 5 (16.67%) DNS
6 4 (13.33%) SSL
6 4 (13.33%) VPN
6 4 (13.33%) WAN
6 4 (13.33%) MPLS
6 4 (13.33%) IPsec
6 4 (13.33%) Network Security
6 4 (13.33%) NAS
7 3 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) Wintel Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.33%) Clustering
2 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (23.33%) Linux
5 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
2 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (13.33%) CRM
4 4 (13.33%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Management
4 4 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (13.33%) Change Control
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (10.00%) Open Source
6 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (3.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 8 (26.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (60.00%) MCSE
4 10 (33.33%) VCP5
5 7 (23.33%) MCITP
6 5 (16.67%) MCSA
6 5 (16.67%) MCP
6 5 (16.67%) CCNA
6 5 (16.67%) CCA
6 5 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (16.67%) CCEA
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (13.33%) VCAP
8 1 (3.33%) CCEE
8 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
8 1 (3.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (50.00%) vSphere
4 9 (30.00%) XenApp
5 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 5 (16.67%) vCloud
6 4 (13.33%) ProxySG
6 4 (13.33%) Xen
6 4 (13.33%) Terminal Server
6 4 (13.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (3.33%) UAG
7 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (40.00%) SCOM
2 9 (30.00%) SCCM
3 8 (26.67%) vMotion
4 6 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 4 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (6.67%) MOM
6 2 (6.67%) WSUS
7 1 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (56.67%) Citrix
4 14 (46.67%) HP
5 8 (26.67%) 3PAR
6 6 (20.00%) Symantec
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco
7 5 (16.67%) EMC
8 4 (13.33%) Dell
8 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
8 4 (13.33%) Brocade
9 2 (6.67%) CommVault
9 2 (6.67%) Intel
10 1 (3.33%) Juniper
10 1 (3.33%) SAP
10 1 (3.33%) NetApp
10 1 (3.33%) Apple
10 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
10 1 (3.33%) AppSense
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago