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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 828 770 829
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +59
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 59 103 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.097% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.36% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 47 99 62
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £34,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £57,500 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +4.65%

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
30846 28630 33892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.93% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 24022 23340 28574
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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 -64 55 £45,000 - 7
London -46 21 £46,250 +2.77% 2
East of England -10 20 £42,500 -32.00% 2
Hertfordshire - 8 £45,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £38,750 - 1
Letchworth - 6 £45,000 - 1
City of London -4 5 £45,000 +1.69%
South East -40 5 £43,750 -7.89% 3
Luton - 5 £40,500 - 1
Essex +8 4 £42,500 -32.00%
Stevenage - 4 £45,000 -
Berkshire -9 3 - -
East Midlands -14 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Manchester -16 3 £33,000 +10.00%
North West -18 3 £33,000 +10.00%
Reading - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire +6 2 £40,000 -20.00%
Wales +5 2 £33,000 -15.38% 1
Docklands, London +1 2 £37,500 -16.66%
South Wales 0 2 £33,000 -15.38% 1
Nottingham -2 2 £40,000 -20.00%
West Midlands -9 2 - -
South West -20 2 £45,000 -
Basildon - 2 - -
Bedford - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £33,000 - 1
Chelmsford - 2 £42,500 -
Devon - 2 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -39 1 - -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 132 (92.96%) VMware
1 132 (92.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 99 (69.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (63.38%) Windows
4 63 (44.37%) SAN
5 62 (43.66%) Microsoft
6 53 (37.32%) Cisco
7 50 (35.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 49 (34.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (32.39%) Active Directory
9 46 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
10 45 (31.69%) HP
11 43 (30.28%) vSphere
12 41 (28.87%) ITIL
13 40 (28.17%) NetApp
13 40 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 39 (27.46%) VCP4
15 37 (26.06%) Hyper-V
16 35 (24.65%) MCSE
16 35 (24.65%) MS Exchange
16 35 (24.65%) Windows Server 2012
17 34 (23.94%) DNS
17 34 (23.94%) CCNA
18 32 (22.54%) Citrix
18 32 (22.54%) SQL
19 31 (21.83%) PowerShell
20 30 (21.13%) Firewall
21 27 (19.01%) Degree
22 26 (18.31%) MCITP
22 26 (18.31%) DHCP

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 35 (24.65%) MS Exchange
2 22 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (11.97%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (11.97%) IIS
4 10 (7.04%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (6.34%) Apache
6 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.11%) Lync
9 2 (1.41%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (4.93%) Summit
2 1 (0.70%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.45%) SaaS
2 9 (6.34%) IaaS
3 8 (5.63%) PaaS
3 8 (5.63%) Office 365
4 4 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.82%) Amazon S3
4 4 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 63 (44.37%) SAN
2 34 (23.94%) DNS
3 30 (21.13%) Firewall
4 26 (18.31%) DHCP
5 21 (14.79%) TCP/IP
6 16 (11.27%) iSCSI
7 13 (9.15%) VPN
8 12 (8.45%) VoIP
8 12 (8.45%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (7.04%) Wireless
10 9 (6.34%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (5.63%) NAS
12 7 (4.93%) VLAN
12 7 (4.93%) LAN
13 6 (4.23%) WAN
13 6 (4.23%) SNMP
13 6 (4.23%) MPLS
13 6 (4.23%) OSPF
13 6 (4.23%) BGP
13 6 (4.23%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.15%) MySQL
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (11.97%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) German Language
3 4 (2.82%) Spanish Language
3 4 (2.82%) French Language
4 3 (2.11%) Banking
4 3 (2.11%) Advertising
4 3 (2.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (28.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (15.49%) Architect
3 19 (13.38%) VMware Engineer
4 18 (12.68%) Consultant
5 14 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (6.34%) Administrator
7 9 (6.34%) Network Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) Technical Architect
8 8 (5.63%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (4.93%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (4.93%) Support Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.23%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) FlexPod Consultant
11 5 (3.52%) VMware Consultant
11 5 (3.52%) VMware Specialist
12 4 (2.82%) Analyst
12 4 (2.82%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.41%) X-Windows
2 1 (0.70%) Ajax
2 1 (0.70%) .NET
2 1 (0.70%) HTML
2 1 (0.70%) CSS
2 1 (0.70%) XML
2 1 (0.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Clustering
1 14 (9.86%) EqualLogic
2 11 (7.75%) Firmware
3 8 (5.63%) FlexPod
4 7 (4.93%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.52%) Replication
6 4 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.11%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.41%) AS400
8 2 (1.41%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.41%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.70%) User Experience
9 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.70%) PDA
9 1 (0.70%) CCTV
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 90 (63.38%) Windows
2 49 (34.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (28.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (24.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (16.20%) Linux
6 12 (8.45%) UNIX
7 5 (3.52%) Solaris
8 2 (1.41%) AIX
8 2 (1.41%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.87%) ITIL
2 19 (13.38%) Project Management
3 15 (10.56%) PRINCE2
3 15 (10.56%) Capacity Management
4 12 (8.45%) Migration
5 10 (7.04%) BCP
5 10 (7.04%) Time Management
5 10 (7.04%) Business Continuity
5 10 (7.04%) Line Management
6 9 (6.34%) Change Control
6 9 (6.34%) Incident Management
6 9 (6.34%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (5.63%) ITSM
7 8 (5.63%) Business Development
7 8 (5.63%) Document Management
8 5 (3.52%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.52%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.52%) Performance Management
9 4 (2.82%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.54%) SQL
2 31 (21.83%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.63%) C
4 3 (2.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.41%) VBScript
5 2 (1.41%) VB
6 1 (0.70%) C#
6 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 132 (92.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 50 (35.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (27.46%) VCP4
5 35 (24.65%) MCSE
6 34 (23.94%) CCNA
7 27 (19.01%) Degree
8 26 (18.31%) MCITP
9 23 (16.20%) Citrix Certification
10 16 (11.27%) MCTS
11 15 (10.56%) MCP
12 14 (9.86%) CCA
13 12 (8.45%) VCAP
14 11 (7.75%) CCNP
14 11 (7.75%) MCSA
15 8 (5.63%) NCIE
15 8 (5.63%) MBCS
15 8 (5.63%) CCEE
16 7 (4.93%) HP ASE
17 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (69.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (32.39%) Active Directory
3 43 (30.28%) vSphere
4 37 (26.06%) Hyper-V
5 19 (13.38%) VMware ESX
6 18 (12.68%) VMware ESXi
7 14 (9.86%) XenApp
7 14 (9.86%) XenServer
8 13 (9.15%) vCloud
9 12 (8.45%) VMware Server
10 9 (6.34%) XenDesktop
11 3 (2.11%) VMFS
11 3 (2.11%) NFS
12 2 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.70%) UAG
13 1 (0.70%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (11.97%) SCOM
2 11 (7.75%) SCCM
2 11 (7.75%) SCVMM
3 10 (7.04%) HP SIM
4 8 (5.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.41%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.41%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.41%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 132 (92.96%) VMware
2 62 (43.66%) Microsoft
3 53 (37.32%) Cisco
4 45 (31.69%) HP
5 40 (28.17%) NetApp
6 32 (22.54%) Citrix
7 22 (15.49%) EMC
8 18 (12.68%) Dell
9 13 (9.15%) Oracle
10 9 (6.34%) IBM
11 8 (5.63%) SolarWinds
12 7 (4.93%) McAfee
13 6 (4.23%) Intel
13 6 (4.23%) ProCurve
13 6 (4.23%) Blue Coat
14 5 (3.52%) Juniper
15 4 (2.82%) Sun
15 4 (2.82%) Avaya
15 4 (2.82%) Red Hat
15 4 (2.82%) 3PAR
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