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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 875 934 955
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +21
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 1 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.020% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.004% 0.072% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 31
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%

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
23115 29169 31678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.78% 27.47% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 18260 23106 25396
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VCP4
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing VCP4 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing VCP4 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for VCP4.

1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (66.67%) vSphere
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 5 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) Dell
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Migration
4 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
4 5 (55.56%) Windows NT
4 5 (55.56%) CNA
4 5 (55.56%) Novell Certification
4 5 (55.56%) SAN
4 5 (55.56%) NetApp
4 5 (55.56%) Novell
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 5 (55.56%) SonicWALL

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (55.56%) Windows NT
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Presales
2 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
4 1 (11.11%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (55.56%) CNA
3 5 (55.56%) Novell Certification
4 1 (11.11%) VCP5
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 6 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) vCloud
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) Dell
4 5 (55.56%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) NetApp
4 5 (55.56%) Novell
4 5 (55.56%) SonicWALL
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) Bloomberg
6 2 (22.22%) Reuters