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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 882 846 805
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -41
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 29 29 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.027% 0.071%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.094% 0.10% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 77
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £28,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £46,250 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -5.61%

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
30998 28981 32853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.15% 26.82% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 24464 23631 27359
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 17 October 2014 within the UK.

VCP4 Salary Histogram in the UK

VCP4
Top 17 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 17 October 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 -13 27 £37,500 -25.00% 8
East of England - 10 £45,000 - 3
Hertfordshire - 10 £45,000 - 3
Letchworth - 8 £43,750 -
Birmingham - 6 £37,000 - 1
West Midlands - 6 £37,000 - 1
Manchester -12 5 £33,000 +10.00% 1
North West -17 5 £33,000 +10.00% 2
Stevenage - 4 £45,000 -
Dorset - 3 £37,500 -
Poole - 3 £37,500 -
South West - 3 £37,500 -
London +13 2 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Berkshire +5 1 - -
City of London +4 1 £45,000 -28.00%
South East -17 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 55 (98.21%) VMware
1 55 (98.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 48 (85.71%) VCP5
3 47 (83.93%) Windows
4 43 (76.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 37 (66.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
7 30 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (53.57%) ITIL
8 28 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (44.64%) Cisco
10 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
11 22 (39.29%) PowerShell
12 20 (35.71%) Citrix
12 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
13 17 (30.36%) NetApp
14 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (28.57%) MCP
14 16 (28.57%) SQL
14 16 (28.57%) SCOM
14 16 (28.57%) Hyper-V
14 16 (28.57%) vSphere
14 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (26.79%) MCITP
15 15 (26.79%) MCTS
15 15 (26.79%) Citrix Certification
15 15 (26.79%) HP
16 14 (25.00%) CCA
16 14 (25.00%) SAN
16 14 (25.00%) VMware ESX

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (16.07%) IIS
4 5 (8.93%) Lync
5 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Summit
2 1 (1.79%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) IaaS
2 8 (14.29%) PaaS
3 4 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (7.14%) Amazon S3
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.57%) Office 365
5 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) SAN
2 11 (19.64%) Firewall
3 10 (17.86%) Wireless
3 10 (17.86%) DNS
3 10 (17.86%) VoIP
4 8 (14.29%) DHCP
4 8 (14.29%) LAN
4 8 (14.29%) VPN
4 8 (14.29%) MPLS
4 8 (14.29%) OSPF
4 8 (14.29%) BGP
4 8 (14.29%) VPLS
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (12.50%) WAN
6 4 (7.14%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.36%) NAS
7 3 (5.36%) NetScaler
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (16.07%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Wintel Support
6 4 (7.14%) Server Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.14%) Server Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Server Support
6 4 (7.14%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Wintel Server Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) X-Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Ajax
2 1 (1.79%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
2 1 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (1.79%) XML
2 1 (1.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Clustering
2 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.36%) EqualLogic
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) iSeries
5 1 (1.79%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (83.93%) Windows
2 37 (66.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (53.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (19.64%) UNIX
6 3 (5.36%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.57%) AIX
8 1 (1.79%) Linux
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (53.57%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) PRINCE2
3 12 (21.43%) Project Management
4 11 (19.64%) Capacity Management
5 10 (17.86%) Document Management
6 9 (16.07%) BCP
6 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
7 8 (14.29%) ITSM
8 7 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 7 (12.50%) Change Control
9 4 (7.14%) CRM
10 3 (5.36%) Data Security
10 3 (5.36%) Migration
10 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
10 3 (5.36%) Data Protection
10 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.57%) Coaching
12 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
12 1 (1.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) PowerShell
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) C
4 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.57%) VBScript
6 1 (1.79%) C#
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (98.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 48 (85.71%) VCP5
3 28 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (28.57%) MCP
4 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (26.79%) Citrix Certification
5 15 (26.79%) MCTS
5 15 (26.79%) MCITP
6 14 (25.00%) CCA
7 13 (23.21%) MCSE
7 13 (23.21%) VCAP
8 10 (17.86%) MBCS
8 10 (17.86%) Degree
9 9 (16.07%) MCSA
9 9 (16.07%) CCNP
9 9 (16.07%) CCNA
10 6 (10.71%) CCEA
11 4 (7.14%) NCDA
11 4 (7.14%) NCIE
12 3 (5.36%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (76.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 16 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 16 (28.57%) vSphere
4 14 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 11 (19.64%) Firmware
5 11 (19.64%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (14.29%) vCloud
6 8 (14.29%) XenServer
7 7 (12.50%) XenDesktop
8 4 (7.14%) XenApp
9 3 (5.36%) ISA Server
9 3 (5.36%) NFS
10 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (28.57%) SCOM
2 10 (17.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (14.29%) SCVMM
4 5 (8.93%) MOM
4 5 (8.93%) WSUS
5 4 (7.14%) Backup Exec
6 3 (5.36%) SCCM
7 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 55 (98.21%) VMware
2 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 25 (44.64%) Cisco
4 20 (35.71%) Citrix
5 17 (30.36%) NetApp
6 15 (26.79%) HP
7 11 (19.64%) EMC
8 10 (17.86%) SolarWinds
9 8 (14.29%) Blue Coat
10 7 (12.50%) McAfee
11 5 (8.93%) Symantec
12 4 (7.14%) Computacenter
12 4 (7.14%) CommVault
12 4 (7.14%) IBM
13 3 (5.36%) Sophos
13 3 (5.36%) AppSense
14 1 (1.79%) Hitachi
14 1 (1.79%) Lotus
14 1 (1.79%) Apple
14 1 (1.79%) Dell
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