The table below looks at the statistics for VCP5 in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCP5 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 809 847 840
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -7
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 94 93 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.077% 0.036%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.28% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 76 89 36
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £32,300 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +13.92%

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
30453 32795 31536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.16% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23885 26176 25383
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCP5
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCP5 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VCP5
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCP5 within the UK.

VCP5 Salary Trend in the UK

VCP5
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCP5 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 within the UK.

VCP5 Salary Histogram in the UK

VCP5
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCP5 within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 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
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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 +26 81 £50,000 - 7
London +15 52 £50,000 - 4
South Wales +4 12 £36,750 -26.50%
Wales +2 12 £36,750 -26.50%
South East -6 12 £47,000 +37.22% 2
Berkshire +4 10 £52,000 +44.44% 1
East of England +32 7 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Cardiff +4 7 £42,500 -15.00%
City of London +32 6 £51,750 -24.72%
Newport -4 5 £36,000 +12.50%
Docklands, London - 5 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire +24 4 £55,000 +29.41% 1
East Midlands +16 4 £47,500 +5.55%
South West - 4 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 4 £47,500 -
Northampton - 4 £47,500 -
Dorset - 4 £50,000 -
Bedford - 4 £55,000 -
Bournemouth - 4 £50,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £65,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £60,000 - 1
Chelmsford - 2 £50,000 -
Croydon - 2 £56,250 -
Newbury - 2 £43,500 -
Essex - 2 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Milton Keynes -6 1 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands -19 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £43,000 -
Lewes - 1 £42,500 -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VCP5 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 VCP5.

1 205 (94.91%) VMware
1 205 (94.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 158 (73.15%) Windows
3 147 (68.06%) Microsoft
4 131 (60.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 93 (43.06%) vSphere
6 92 (42.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 84 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 83 (38.43%) SAN
8 83 (38.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 80 (37.04%) Active Directory
10 79 (36.57%) SQL Server
11 78 (36.11%) Citrix
12 73 (33.80%) Cisco
13 67 (31.02%) MCSE
13 67 (31.02%) NetApp
14 65 (30.09%) ITIL
15 62 (28.70%) XenApp
16 61 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
17 56 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
18 55 (25.46%) MS Exchange
18 55 (25.46%) Hyper-V
19 48 (22.22%) HP
20 45 (20.83%) MCSA
20 45 (20.83%) MS Excel
21 43 (19.91%) CCNP
22 42 (19.44%) XenDesktop
23 41 (18.98%) CCNA
23 41 (18.98%) Dell
24 36 (16.67%) Linux

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VCP5 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 VCP5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 55 (25.46%) MS Exchange
2 31 (14.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 20 (9.26%) Lync
5 16 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
5 16 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (7.41%) WebSphere
6 13 (6.02%) SharePoint
6 13 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (4.17%) IIS
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 45 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.09%) Office 365
3 8 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.78%) SaaS
5 5 (2.31%) PaaS
6 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (38.43%) SAN
2 34 (15.74%) DNS
3 25 (11.57%) Firewall
4 24 (11.11%) NetScaler
5 20 (9.26%) LAN
5 20 (9.26%) WAN
6 19 (8.80%) TCP/IP
7 16 (7.41%) HTTP
7 16 (7.41%) SNMP
8 15 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (6.48%) DHCP
9 14 (6.48%) iSCSI
10 11 (5.09%) NAS
11 8 (3.70%) Network Security
11 8 (3.70%) VPN
11 8 (3.70%) MPLS
12 7 (3.24%) VPLS
12 7 (3.24%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (3.24%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (2.78%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (36.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 36 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (4.17%) Back Office
3 7 (3.24%) Marketing
4 6 (2.78%) French Language
4 6 (2.78%) Spanish Language
5 4 (1.85%) Advertising
5 4 (1.85%) Retail
6 3 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (22.22%) Consultant
2 44 (20.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (16.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (8.80%) Architect
5 14 (6.48%) Citrix Engineer
6 13 (6.02%) VMware Engineer
6 13 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 11 (5.09%) Support Engineer
8 11 (5.09%) Technical Specialist
9 10 (4.63%) Analyst
9 10 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 9 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 8 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.70%) Server Support
11 8 (3.70%) Technical Support
11 8 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
12 7 (3.24%) Project Engineer
12 7 (3.24%) Technical Support Specialist
12 7 (3.24%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.81%) EqualLogic
2 24 (11.11%) Clustering
3 20 (9.26%) AS400
4 13 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (5.09%) Replication
7 9 (4.17%) FlexPod
8 7 (3.24%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.39%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.93%) EMC Centera
10 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.46%) Open Source
11 1 (0.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 158 (73.15%) Windows
2 92 (42.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 83 (38.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (25.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (16.67%) Linux
6 20 (9.26%) OS/400
7 7 (3.24%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (2.78%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.09%) ITIL
2 34 (15.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 16 (7.41%) Project Management
5 14 (6.48%) PRINCE2
6 11 (5.09%) Business Continuity
6 11 (5.09%) Time Management
6 11 (5.09%) Capacity Management
7 9 (4.17%) Change Management
8 7 (3.24%) Load Balancing
8 7 (3.24%) Mentoring
9 6 (2.78%) Business Continuity Planning
9 6 (2.78%) TOGAF
9 6 (2.78%) Network Design
9 6 (2.78%) Migration
9 6 (2.78%) BCP
10 5 (2.31%) Programme Management
10 5 (2.31%) Data Management
10 5 (2.31%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.31%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.65%) SQL
2 19 (8.80%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.31%) C
4 2 (0.93%) R
Qualifications
1 205 (94.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 84 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (31.02%) MCSE
4 61 (28.24%) Cisco Certification
5 45 (20.83%) MCSA
6 43 (19.91%) CCNP
7 41 (18.98%) CCNA
8 35 (16.20%) Citrix Certification
9 34 (15.74%) CCA
9 34 (15.74%) MCP
10 25 (11.57%) CCEE
11 24 (11.11%) MCITP
12 20 (9.26%) NCIE
13 18 (8.33%) VCP4
14 15 (6.94%) NCDA
14 15 (6.94%) CCAA
15 14 (6.48%) VCAP
16 11 (5.09%) Degree
17 10 (4.63%) CCIA
18 9 (4.17%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.70%) SLA
2 4 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 131 (60.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 93 (43.06%) vSphere
3 80 (37.04%) Active Directory
4 62 (28.70%) XenApp
5 55 (25.46%) Hyper-V
6 42 (19.44%) XenDesktop
7 34 (15.74%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (8.80%) VMware ESX
9 18 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 9 (4.17%) XenServer
11 7 (3.24%) vCloud
12 6 (2.78%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.85%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.46%) NFS
14 1 (0.46%) Xen
14 1 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (9.26%) SCCM
2 11 (5.09%) SCOM
3 9 (4.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 5 (2.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (2.31%) SCDPM
4 5 (2.31%) SCVMM
4 5 (2.31%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.93%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.46%) WMI
6 1 (0.46%) Nagios
6 1 (0.46%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.46%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 205 (94.91%) VMware
2 147 (68.06%) Microsoft
3 78 (36.11%) Citrix
4 73 (33.80%) Cisco
5 67 (31.02%) NetApp
6 48 (22.22%) HP
7 41 (18.98%) Dell
8 33 (15.28%) IBM
9 28 (12.96%) EMC
10 18 (8.33%) AppSense
11 17 (7.87%) Intel
12 10 (4.63%) CheckPoint
13 9 (4.17%) Veritas
13 9 (4.17%) Websense
14 7 (3.24%) Brocade
14 7 (3.24%) SolarWinds
15 6 (2.78%) F5
16 5 (2.31%) Symantec
17 4 (1.85%) 3PAR
17 4 (1.85%) Riverbed
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