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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 782 839 835
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -4
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 104 86 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.072% 0.054%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.35% 0.26% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 69 81 47
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £33,600 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%

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
29502 32577 30062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.37% 27.29% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 23187 26096 24249
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 £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +48 89 £50,000 - 7
London +64 50 £50,000 -13.04% 2
East of England +4 17 £55,000 +37.50%
Bedfordshire +17 15 £55,000 +37.50%
Bedford - 15 £55,000 -
Wales +14 13 £36,000 -7.09%
South Wales +6 13 £36,000 -7.09%
South East +21 12 £52,500 +53.28% 3
Newport +1 9 £36,000 -4.00%
Dorset - 5 £50,000 -
South West - 5 £50,000 -
Cardiff +9 4 £37,000 -7.50%
East Midlands +7 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Berkshire -5 4 - - 2
Bournemouth - 4 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire -9 3 - -
Northampton - 3 £47,500 -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 £47,500 -
Hampshire +6 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Docklands, London +5 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Surrey - 2 - - 1
High Wycombe - 2 - -
Essex - 2 £50,000 -
Chelmsford - 2 £50,000 -
City of London +29 1 £43,500 -31.76% 1
Derbyshire +3 1 - -
West Midlands -15 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £44,000 -
Poole - 1 £35,000 -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 201 (95.26%) VMware
1 201 (95.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 155 (73.46%) Windows
3 141 (66.82%) Microsoft
4 125 (59.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 107 (50.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 94 (44.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 87 (41.23%) SQL Server
8 85 (40.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 85 (40.28%) vSphere
9 84 (39.81%) Active Directory
10 81 (38.39%) Citrix
11 77 (36.49%) MCSE
12 71 (33.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 69 (32.70%) Cisco
14 68 (32.23%) XenApp
15 67 (31.75%) ITIL
16 65 (30.81%) NetApp
17 63 (29.86%) SAN
18 54 (25.59%) Cisco Certification
19 52 (24.64%) MS Exchange
20 50 (23.70%) MCSA
20 50 (23.70%) Hyper-V
21 45 (21.33%) HP
22 44 (20.85%) MS Excel
23 42 (19.91%) Data Centre
24 41 (19.43%) MCP
24 41 (19.43%) CCNP
25 40 (18.96%) Disaster Recovery
25 40 (18.96%) Finance

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 52 (24.64%) MS Exchange
2 39 (18.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (15.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (11.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 16 (7.58%) WebSphere
5 16 (7.58%) IBM HTTP Server
6 15 (7.11%) SharePoint
7 12 (5.69%) Lync
8 11 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (3.79%) IIS
10 2 (0.95%) nginx
10 2 (0.95%) Apache
10 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 44 (20.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.69%) Office 365
3 9 (4.27%) PaaS
4 8 (3.79%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (2.37%) IaaS
6 3 (1.42%) SaaS
7 1 (0.47%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (29.86%) SAN
2 33 (15.64%) DNS
3 22 (10.43%) Firewall
4 18 (8.53%) DHCP
5 16 (7.58%) HTTP
5 16 (7.58%) NetScaler
6 15 (7.11%) TCP/IP
7 13 (6.16%) Network Security
8 12 (5.69%) NAS
8 12 (5.69%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (5.69%) SNMP
9 11 (5.21%) iSCSI
10 10 (4.74%) LAN
10 10 (4.74%) WAN
11 7 (3.32%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (2.84%) BIG-IP
12 6 (2.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (2.37%) VPN
13 5 (2.37%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (1.90%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (41.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.95%) MySQL
General
1 40 (18.96%) Finance
2 11 (5.21%) Marketing
3 9 (4.27%) Back Office
4 4 (1.90%) Retail
4 4 (1.90%) Advertising
5 2 (0.95%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.47%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 48 (22.75%) Consultant
2 36 (17.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (15.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 18 (8.53%) Architect
5 15 (7.11%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 12 (5.69%) Administrator
6 12 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (5.21%) Analyst
8 10 (4.74%) Technical Specialist
9 8 (3.79%) Server Support
10 7 (3.32%) Technical Support
10 7 (3.32%) Project Engineer
11 6 (2.84%) Implementation Consultant
11 6 (2.84%) Technical Support Specialist
11 6 (2.84%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 6 (2.84%) VMware Engineer
11 6 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.84%) Sales Consultant
11 6 (2.84%) Support Specialist
11 6 (2.84%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.32%) Web Services
2 3 (1.42%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.91%) Data Centre
2 29 (13.74%) EqualLogic
3 25 (11.85%) AS400
4 22 (10.43%) Clustering
5 13 (6.16%) FlexPod
6 12 (5.69%) Private Cloud
6 12 (5.69%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (5.21%) Computer Science
8 10 (4.74%) Replication
9 7 (3.32%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.95%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 155 (73.46%) Windows
2 107 (50.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 85 (40.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (33.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (16.59%) Linux
6 25 (11.85%) OS/400
7 8 (3.79%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.32%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.32%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (1.90%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (31.75%) ITIL
2 40 (18.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (10.90%) Time Management
4 19 (9.00%) ITIL V3
5 15 (7.11%) Server Building
6 12 (5.69%) PRINCE2
7 11 (5.21%) Capacity Management
8 9 (4.27%) Business Continuity
8 9 (4.27%) Change Management
9 8 (3.79%) Project Management
9 8 (3.79%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.32%) BCP
11 6 (2.84%) Product Management
12 5 (2.37%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.37%) Programme Management
12 5 (2.37%) Migration
12 5 (2.37%) Data Management
13 4 (1.90%) TOGAF
13 4 (1.90%) Network Design
13 4 (1.90%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.90%) SQL
2 20 (9.48%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.37%) C
4 2 (0.95%) R
4 2 (0.95%) PHP
Qualifications
1 201 (95.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 94 (44.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 77 (36.49%) MCSE
4 54 (25.59%) Cisco Certification
5 50 (23.70%) MCSA
6 41 (19.43%) MCP
6 41 (19.43%) CCNP
7 37 (17.54%) CCNA
8 29 (13.74%) MCITP
9 23 (10.90%) Citrix Certification
10 22 (10.43%) NCIE
11 19 (9.00%) CCA
12 17 (8.06%) NCDA
13 13 (6.16%) CCEE
14 10 (4.74%) VCP4
15 9 (4.27%) CCAA
15 9 (4.27%) VCAP
15 9 (4.27%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (3.79%) Degree
17 7 (3.32%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.32%) SLA
2 4 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 125 (59.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (40.28%) vSphere
3 84 (39.81%) Active Directory
4 68 (32.23%) XenApp
5 50 (23.70%) Hyper-V
6 32 (15.17%) XenDesktop
7 27 (12.80%) VMware ESX
8 20 (9.48%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (7.58%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (3.32%) XenServer
11 6 (2.84%) vCloud
12 4 (1.90%) Terminal Services
13 3 (1.42%) Firmware
14 2 (0.95%) Xen
15 1 (0.47%) KVM
15 1 (0.47%) NFS
Systems Management
1 21 (9.95%) SCCM
2 11 (5.21%) SCOM
3 9 (4.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (2.84%) XenMobile
4 6 (2.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (2.37%) SCDPM
5 5 (2.37%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.90%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.95%) Plesk
7 2 (0.95%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.95%) cPanel
8 1 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.47%) Nagios
8 1 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 201 (95.26%) VMware
2 141 (66.82%) Microsoft
3 81 (38.39%) Citrix
4 69 (32.70%) Cisco
5 65 (30.81%) NetApp
6 45 (21.33%) HP
7 35 (16.59%) IBM
7 35 (16.59%) Dell
8 28 (13.27%) Intel
9 18 (8.53%) EMC
10 9 (4.27%) Veritas
10 9 (4.27%) Websense
11 8 (3.79%) Brocade
11 8 (3.79%) CheckPoint
11 8 (3.79%) AppSense
12 7 (3.32%) Symantec
13 6 (2.84%) 3PAR
13 6 (2.84%) F5
14 4 (1.90%) Riverbed
15 3 (1.42%) Red Hat
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