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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 793 816 840
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +24
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 104 74 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.068% 0.039%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74 55 40
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% -16.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,750 £35,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -11.90%

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
31098 29633 32739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.06% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24921 23376 27486
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 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
(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 +27 96 £45,000 -2.70% 14
London +25 28 £42,500 - 7
South West - 20 £37,500 -
South East +10 16 £48,750 +0.30% 2
Dorset - 14 £37,500 -
East of England -8 13 £42,500 -11.45% 3
Yorkshire -13 13 £47,500 -26.92%
Buckinghamshire +6 12 £55,000 +13.16% 2
Poole - 12 £37,500 -
York - 8 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 8 £45,000 - 3
North Yorkshire - 8 £50,000 -
South Wales +10 7 £42,500 +11.11% 1
Wales +7 7 £42,500 +11.11% 1
Docklands, London -5 7 £40,000 -5.88%
Marlow - 7 £55,000 -
Devon - 6 £47,500 -
Leeds -2 5 £45,000 -30.76%
West Yorkshire -11 5 £45,000 -30.76%
Hertfordshire -14 5 £42,500 -11.45%
Cardiff +5 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Luton - 4 £45,000 -
City of London +25 3 £55,000 +27.16% 1
Newport +11 3 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire 0 3 - -
Birmingham -6 3 - -
North West -6 3 £60,750 -6.53% 2
West Midlands -12 3 - -
Manchester -13 3 £60,750 +31.35% 1
Bedford - 3 £42,500 - 2

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 154 (93.90%) VMware
1 154 (93.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 123 (75.00%) Windows
3 116 (70.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 104 (63.41%) Microsoft
5 74 (45.12%) Citrix
6 70 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 68 (41.46%) vSphere
8 62 (37.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 62 (37.80%) SAN
9 61 (37.20%) ITIL
10 59 (35.98%) Cisco
10 59 (35.98%) Active Directory
11 57 (34.76%) Cisco Certification
12 56 (34.15%) MS Exchange
13 50 (30.49%) MCSE
14 49 (29.88%) Citrix Certification
15 43 (26.22%) VCP4
15 43 (26.22%) Windows Server 2012
16 42 (25.61%) CCNA
17 41 (25.00%) XenDesktop
18 40 (24.39%) XenApp
19 39 (23.78%) CCA
19 39 (23.78%) Windows Server 2003
19 39 (23.78%) HP
19 39 (23.78%) NetApp
20 38 (23.17%) VMware ESXi
21 37 (22.56%) MS Excel
22 35 (21.34%) CCEE
23 34 (20.73%) EMC

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 56 (34.15%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (9.15%) Lync
5 11 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (6.10%) IIS
7 6 (3.66%) WebSphere
8 4 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.44%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.44%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.83%) Apache
Applications
1 37 (22.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Summit
2 1 (0.61%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.49%) SaaS
2 5 (3.05%) IaaS
3 4 (2.44%) PaaS
4 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (37.80%) SAN
2 30 (18.29%) DNS
3 26 (15.85%) Firewall
4 25 (15.24%) NetScaler
5 21 (12.80%) LAN
5 21 (12.80%) WAN
6 19 (11.59%) VPN
7 17 (10.37%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (9.76%) DHCP
8 16 (9.76%) TCP/IP
9 14 (8.54%) VoIP
9 14 (8.54%) MPLS
10 13 (7.93%) Wireless
10 13 (7.93%) VPLS
10 13 (7.93%) iSCSI
11 12 (7.32%) OSPF
11 12 (7.32%) BGP
12 9 (5.49%) SNMP
13 7 (4.27%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (3.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.83%) MySQL
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (13.41%) Finance
2 14 (8.54%) French Language
2 14 (8.54%) Spanish Language
3 4 (2.44%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.83%) Advertising
5 2 (1.22%) Marketing
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (25.00%) Consultant
2 33 (20.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (15.24%) Architect
4 24 (14.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 20 (12.20%) VMware Engineer
6 19 (11.59%) Support Engineer
7 18 (10.98%) Systems Engineer
8 16 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (9.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 15 (9.15%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (9.15%) Network Engineer
10 13 (7.93%) Citrix Engineer
11 12 (7.32%) Solutions Consultant
12 11 (6.71%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (4.88%) VMware Support Engineer
14 6 (3.66%) Virtualisation Consultant
14 6 (3.66%) Virtualisation Architect
14 6 (3.66%) VMware Consultant
14 6 (3.66%) Systems Architect
15 5 (3.05%) Storage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.22%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) EqualLogic
2 14 (8.54%) Computer Science
2 14 (8.54%) Clustering
3 7 (4.27%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (3.66%) AS400
4 6 (3.66%) Replication
5 3 (1.83%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.83%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.22%) EMC Centera
7 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.61%) PDA
7 1 (0.61%) CCTV
7 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.61%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 123 (75.00%) Windows
2 70 (42.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (26.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (23.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (17.68%) Linux
6 10 (6.10%) UNIX
7 6 (3.66%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (3.05%) Mac OS
9 4 (2.44%) OS/400
10 2 (1.22%) AIX
11 1 (0.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.20%) ITIL
2 23 (14.02%) Project Management
3 21 (12.80%) PRINCE2
4 15 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (7.93%) Business Continuity
5 13 (7.93%) ITIL V3
6 10 (6.10%) Capacity Management
6 10 (6.10%) Document Management
6 10 (6.10%) Migration
7 9 (5.49%) Change Control
8 8 (4.88%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.88%) TOGAF
9 7 (4.27%) Performance Management
9 7 (4.27%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.27%) BCP
9 7 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (3.66%) Change Management
10 6 (3.66%) Load Balancing
11 5 (3.05%) Operations Management
11 5 (3.05%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.98%) SQL
2 15 (9.15%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.66%) C
4 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 154 (93.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 62 (37.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (34.76%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (30.49%) MCSE
5 49 (29.88%) Citrix Certification
6 43 (26.22%) VCP4
7 42 (25.61%) CCNA
8 39 (23.78%) CCA
9 35 (21.34%) CCEE
10 30 (18.29%) MCP
11 27 (16.46%) MCSA
11 27 (16.46%) VCAP
12 22 (13.41%) CCNP
13 20 (12.20%) Degree
14 18 (10.98%) MCITP
15 15 (9.15%) CCEA
16 14 (8.54%) CCAA
17 11 (6.71%) MCTS
18 10 (6.10%) MBCS
19 9 (5.49%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.05%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 116 (70.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (41.46%) vSphere
3 59 (35.98%) Active Directory
4 41 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 40 (24.39%) XenApp
6 38 (23.17%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (18.29%) Hyper-V
8 19 (11.59%) VMware ESX
9 15 (9.15%) vCloud
10 12 (7.32%) XenServer
11 11 (6.71%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (3.66%) VMware Server
13 5 (3.05%) Terminal Services
14 4 (2.44%) ISA Server
14 4 (2.44%) Firmware
15 3 (1.83%) NFS
16 2 (1.22%) VMFS
17 1 (0.61%) UAG
17 1 (0.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (6.71%) SCOM
2 10 (6.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 10 (6.10%) SCCM
3 5 (3.05%) XenMobile
3 5 (3.05%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.44%) HP SIM
4 4 (2.44%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 4 (2.44%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.22%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 154 (93.90%) VMware
2 104 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 74 (45.12%) Citrix
4 59 (35.98%) Cisco
5 39 (23.78%) HP
5 39 (23.78%) NetApp
6 34 (20.73%) EMC
7 22 (13.41%) Dell
8 20 (12.20%) AppSense
9 18 (10.98%) SolarWinds
10 17 (10.37%) IBM
11 9 (5.49%) Blue Coat
12 7 (4.27%) Intel
13 5 (3.05%) CheckPoint
14 4 (2.44%) Symantec
14 4 (2.44%) McAfee
14 4 (2.44%) Websense
14 4 (2.44%) Veritas
14 4 (2.44%) Avaya
14 4 (2.44%) Brocade
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
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