The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 837 770 834
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +64
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 64 117 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.11% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.39% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 49 104 56
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% -9.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £39,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.97% +3.33%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31744 29671 33091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.29% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24856 23856 28287
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -71 61 £42,500 -8.60% 3
East of England +8 24 £38,750 -38.00% 1
London -73 23 £60,000 +29.03% 1
Bedfordshire - 15 £40,000 - 1
Luton - 12 £40,000 - 1
City of London -17 7 £62,500 +34.40%
Nottinghamshire +3 5 £40,000 -13.51%
Essex -2 5 £42,500 -32.00%
Nottingham -7 5 £40,000 -13.51%
East Midlands -7 5 £40,000 -13.04%
South East -27 4 £48,500 +4.30%
Hertfordshire - 4 £31,000 -
Birmingham -2 3 £65,000 +51.16%
Buckinghamshire -9 3 £48,500 -7.61%
West Midlands -15 3 £65,000 +62.50%
Chelmsford - 3 £42,500 -
South Wales -3 2 £38,750 -15.76%
Wales -11 2 £38,750 -15.76%
Docklands, London - 2 £34,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £35,250 -
Basildon - 2 - -
Bedford - 2 - -
Berkhamsted - 2 £29,000 -
North West +3 1 £33,000 -57.41% 1
Manchester +1 1 £33,000 -28.26% 1
Reading 0 1 - -
Milton Keynes -7 1 £37,000 -19.56%
Cardiff -10 1 £40,000 -13.51%
Berkshire -10 1 - -
Sheffield -12 1 - -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 156 (95.12%) VMware
1 156 (95.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 121 (73.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (64.63%) Windows
4 105 (64.02%) SAN
5 98 (59.76%) Microsoft
6 92 (56.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 79 (48.17%) HP
8 76 (46.34%) MCSE
9 75 (45.73%) Cisco
10 74 (45.12%) Active Directory
11 70 (42.68%) vSphere
12 65 (39.63%) MS Exchange
13 64 (39.02%) Citrix
14 62 (37.80%) Exchange Server 2010
15 61 (37.20%) MCITP
16 55 (33.54%) EMC
17 50 (30.49%) Dell
17 50 (30.49%) MS Excel
18 49 (29.88%) Exchange Server 2013
19 47 (28.66%) XenServer
20 44 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
20 44 (26.83%) XenApp
20 44 (26.83%) PRINCE2
21 41 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
22 40 (24.39%) HP ASE
22 40 (24.39%) XenDesktop
23 37 (22.56%) HP AIS
24 35 (21.34%) SQL
25 34 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 65 (39.63%) MS Exchange
2 62 (37.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (29.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (10.37%) IIS
5 12 (7.32%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.49%) Apache
7 8 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.22%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.61%) Lync
10 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 50 (30.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.66%) Summit
2 1 (0.61%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.49%) Office 365
1 9 (5.49%) SaaS
2 8 (4.88%) PaaS
2 8 (4.88%) IaaS
3 4 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 105 (64.02%) SAN
2 28 (17.07%) DNS
3 26 (15.85%) Firewall
4 22 (13.41%) DHCP
4 22 (13.41%) TCP/IP
5 19 (11.59%) iSCSI
6 12 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (4.88%) VPN
7 8 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (3.66%) Internet
9 6 (3.66%) NAS
9 6 (3.66%) VLAN
10 5 (3.05%) IP Telephony
10 5 (3.05%) LAN
11 4 (2.44%) WAN
11 4 (2.44%) SNMP
11 4 (2.44%) DMZ
12 2 (1.22%) LDAP
12 2 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.93%) MySQL
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (8.54%) Finance
2 7 (4.27%) German Language
3 3 (1.83%) Banking
3 3 (1.83%) Advertising
3 3 (1.83%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (24.39%) Architect
2 31 (18.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (14.02%) Consultant
4 21 (12.80%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 17 (10.37%) VMware Engineer
6 15 (9.15%) Senior Storage Specialist
6 15 (9.15%) Storage Specialist
7 12 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Senior Architect
8 10 (6.10%) Administrator
9 9 (5.49%) Senior Consultant
10 8 (4.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (4.88%) Analyst
10 8 (4.88%) Technical Architect
10 8 (4.88%) VMware Architect
10 8 (4.88%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 8 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
11 7 (4.27%) Senior Technical Specialist
11 7 (4.27%) VMware Consultant
11 7 (4.27%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) Ajax
1 1 (0.61%) .NET
1 1 (0.61%) HTML
1 1 (0.61%) CSS
1 1 (0.61%) XML
1 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) EqualLogic
2 12 (7.32%) Clustering
2 12 (7.32%) Firmware
3 8 (4.88%) FlexPod
4 6 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.44%) Replication
6 3 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.83%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) PDA
7 1 (0.61%) CCTV
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 106 (64.63%) Windows
2 44 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (20.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (14.02%) Linux
6 6 (3.66%) UNIX
6 6 (3.66%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.05%) Mac OS
8 4 (2.44%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.44%) Solaris
9 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.83%) PRINCE2
2 31 (18.90%) ITIL
3 21 (12.80%) Project Management
4 14 (8.54%) Capacity Management
5 11 (6.71%) Migration
6 10 (6.10%) Business Continuity
6 10 (6.10%) BCP
6 10 (6.10%) Time Management
7 9 (5.49%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.88%) ITSM
8 8 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.88%) Business Development
9 7 (4.27%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.83%) Data Protection
10 3 (1.83%) Project Planning
10 3 (1.83%) Load Balancing
10 3 (1.83%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (1.83%) Change Control
10 3 (1.83%) Performance Management
10 3 (1.83%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.34%) SQL
2 33 (20.12%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.88%) C
4 5 (3.05%) VB
5 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.22%) VBScript
6 2 (1.22%) PowerHouse
7 1 (0.61%) C#
7 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 156 (95.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 92 (56.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 76 (46.34%) MCSE
4 61 (37.20%) MCITP
5 40 (24.39%) HP ASE
6 37 (22.56%) HP AIS
7 33 (20.12%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (18.90%) VCP4
9 26 (15.85%) CCNA
10 24 (14.63%) Degree
11 23 (14.02%) Citrix Certification
12 18 (10.98%) MCSA
13 17 (10.37%) CCA
14 12 (7.32%) MCTS
15 11 (6.71%) VCAP
16 8 (4.88%) NCIE
17 7 (4.27%) MCP
18 5 (3.05%) JNCIS
18 5 (3.05%) MCDST
18 5 (3.05%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 121 (73.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 74 (45.12%) Active Directory
3 70 (42.68%) vSphere
4 47 (28.66%) XenServer
5 44 (26.83%) XenApp
6 40 (24.39%) XenDesktop
7 30 (18.29%) Hyper-V
8 23 (14.02%) VMware ESX
9 15 (9.15%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (6.71%) VMware Server
11 10 (6.10%) vCloud
12 3 (1.83%) VMFS
13 1 (0.61%) UAG
13 1 (0.61%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (12.20%) SCOM
2 12 (7.32%) SCCM
3 11 (6.71%) SCVMM
4 10 (6.10%) HP SIM
5 5 (3.05%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.44%) AppManager
7 2 (1.22%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 156 (95.12%) VMware
2 98 (59.76%) Microsoft
3 79 (48.17%) HP
4 75 (45.73%) Cisco
5 64 (39.02%) Citrix
6 55 (33.54%) EMC
7 50 (30.49%) Dell
8 33 (20.12%) NetApp
8 33 (20.12%) 3PAR
9 13 (7.93%) Oracle
10 7 (4.27%) Juniper
11 6 (3.66%) McAfee
12 5 (3.05%) Mitel
12 5 (3.05%) WatchGuard
12 5 (3.05%) ProCurve
12 5 (3.05%) Intel
13 4 (2.44%) Sun
13 4 (2.44%) NetIQ
13 4 (2.44%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.44%) LANDesk
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + on call
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
Luton
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: Benefits,Bonus,Healthcare
Posted: 22 days ago