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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 4 (VCP4)
Rank 877 881 845
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -36
Permanent jobs citing VCP4 15 15 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.013% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.051% 0.049% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 35
Average salary £46,500 £70,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.57% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £42,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +28.20%

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
29511 30422 30375
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.43% 27.17% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23175 24158 24577
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +13 15 £46,500 -33.57%
London +35 7 £32,500 -55.17%
South East - 6 £46,500 -
City of London +13 5 £37,500 -53.12%
Surrey - 3 £46,500 -
Epsom - 3 £46,500 -
Bedfordshire +19 2 - -
East of England +11 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £60,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £60,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £22,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £22,500 -

VCP4
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 37 (90.24%) VMware
2 37 (90.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 37 (90.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (70.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (65.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
6 24 (58.54%) MCSE
6 24 (58.54%) VCP5
7 23 (56.10%) Citrix
8 21 (51.22%) MCSA
9 18 (43.90%) vSphere
10 17 (41.46%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (39.02%) MS Exchange
11 16 (39.02%) CCA
11 16 (39.02%) Citrix Certification
11 16 (39.02%) SAN
12 15 (36.59%) MCP
13 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
14 13 (31.71%) LAN
14 13 (31.71%) WAN
14 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
14 13 (31.71%) EMC
14 13 (31.71%) Lync
14 13 (31.71%) XenDesktop
14 13 (31.71%) CCEE
14 13 (31.71%) MCITP
14 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (29.27%) AppSense
15 12 (29.27%) NetScaler

VCP4
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (39.02%) MS Exchange
2 13 (31.71%) Lync
3 5 (12.20%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) SAN
2 13 (31.71%) LAN
2 13 (31.71%) WAN
3 12 (29.27%) NetScaler
4 5 (12.20%) Firewall
5 4 (9.76%) MPLS
6 3 (7.32%) OSPF
6 3 (7.32%) BGP
6 3 (7.32%) DSL
6 3 (7.32%) Internet
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (4.88%) DHCP
7 2 (4.88%) DNS
8 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.44%) Wireless
8 1 (2.44%) VPLS
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Consultant
2 12 (29.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Wintel Support
4 6 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) Administrator
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (9.76%) Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Server Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Server Support
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Server Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Wintel Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.32%) Open Source
1 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
2 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.44%) Replication
2 1 (2.44%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.76%) Linux
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Project Management
2 3 (7.32%) CRM
3 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL
4 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (90.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 27 (65.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (58.54%) MCSE
3 24 (58.54%) VCP5
4 21 (51.22%) MCSA
5 16 (39.02%) CCA
5 16 (39.02%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (36.59%) MCP
7 13 (31.71%) MCITP
7 13 (31.71%) CCEE
8 12 (29.27%) CCEA
9 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (9.76%) CCNA
11 3 (7.32%) Degree
11 3 (7.32%) HNC
11 3 (7.32%) HND
11 3 (7.32%) NCDA
11 3 (7.32%) NCIE
12 2 (4.88%) VCAP
12 2 (4.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (90.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (43.90%) vSphere
3 17 (41.46%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (31.71%) XenDesktop
4 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
5 11 (26.83%) VMware ESX
6 9 (21.95%) XenApp
7 5 (12.20%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
9 3 (7.32%) ISA Server
10 2 (4.88%) vCloud
11 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) SCOM
2 8 (19.51%) MOM
2 8 (19.51%) WSUS
3 5 (12.20%) SCCM
4 2 (4.88%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.44%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) VMware
2 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 23 (56.10%) Citrix
4 13 (31.71%) EMC
5 12 (29.27%) AppSense
6 9 (21.95%) Cisco
7 6 (14.63%) HP
8 4 (9.76%) Dell
8 4 (9.76%) IBM
8 4 (9.76%) NetApp
9 2 (4.88%) Symantec
9 2 (4.88%) CommVault
10 1 (2.44%) Juniper
10 1 (2.44%) Apple
10 1 (2.44%) Blue Coat
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago