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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 832 867 776
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -91
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 63 49 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.042% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.16% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 115
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £33,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.35%

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
29344 31469 29232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.29% 27.05% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23656 24394 23747
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 August 2015 within the UK.

VCP5 Salary Histogram in the UK

VCP5
Top 27 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 27 August 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 +29 62 £50,000 +25.00% 6
London +37 23 £50,000 -8.25% 4
South East +19 16 £37,500 -8.53% 1
South West - 11 £50,000 -
Bournemouth - 11 £50,000 -
Dorset - 11 £50,000 -
Berkshire +18 8 - -
East of England +12 8 £65,000 +73.33%
Bedford +9 8 £65,000 -
Bedfordshire +8 8 £65,000 +80.55%
Surrey - 3 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire +9 2 £35,000 - 1
Manchester +6 2 £45,000 +36.36%
North West -4 2 £45,000 +36.36%
Buckinghamshire -8 2 - -
Guildford - 2 £37,500 - 1
Leeds - 2 £35,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 - -
City of London +27 1 £85,000 +36.00% 2
Hampshire +20 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Wales -8 1 £36,000 +9.09%
South Wales -11 1 £36,000 +9.09%
East Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Newport - 1 £36,000 -
Crowborough - 1 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £35,000 -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 154 (98.09%) VMware
1 154 (98.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 112 (71.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (69.43%) Windows
4 95 (60.51%) Microsoft
5 80 (50.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (49.68%) vSphere
7 71 (45.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 67 (42.68%) ITIL
9 63 (40.13%) Microsoft Certification
10 60 (38.22%) Citrix
11 56 (35.67%) Active Directory
11 56 (35.67%) MCSE
12 48 (30.57%) SAN
13 45 (28.66%) NetApp
13 45 (28.66%) Finance
13 45 (28.66%) Windows Server 2003
14 44 (28.03%) XenApp
15 42 (26.75%) HP
16 41 (26.11%) SQL Server
17 39 (24.84%) Cisco
18 38 (24.20%) MS Exchange
19 34 (21.66%) MCP
20 33 (21.02%) Exchange Server 2010
21 32 (20.38%) MCSA
21 32 (20.38%) Disaster Recovery
22 30 (19.11%) VMware ESX
22 30 (19.11%) PowerShell
23 28 (17.83%) MS Excel
24 26 (16.56%) Cisco Certification

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 38 (24.20%) MS Exchange
2 33 (21.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (15.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 23 (14.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (10.19%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.73%) Lync
7 5 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (1.91%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.91%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.91%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.27%) nginx
9 2 (1.27%) IIS
9 2 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 28 (17.83%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.01%) PaaS
1 11 (7.01%) IaaS
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.18%) Office 365
4 4 (2.55%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (30.57%) SAN
2 19 (12.10%) DNS
3 17 (10.83%) NetScaler
4 16 (10.19%) DHCP
5 15 (9.55%) Firewall
6 12 (7.64%) NAS
7 11 (7.01%) Network Security
8 7 (4.46%) VPN
8 7 (4.46%) VLAN
9 6 (3.82%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.55%) IPsec
11 3 (1.91%) Wireless
11 3 (1.91%) WAN
11 3 (1.91%) HTTP
11 3 (1.91%) LAN
11 3 (1.91%) VoIP
12 2 (1.27%) SNMP
12 2 (1.27%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.27%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (0.64%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (26.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 45 (28.66%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Back Office
3 8 (5.10%) Banking
4 6 (3.82%) Marketing
5 5 (3.18%) Retail
6 4 (2.55%) Local Government
7 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.27%) Advertising
9 1 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 32 (20.38%) Consultant
2 24 (15.29%) Analyst
3 20 (12.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (9.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (8.28%) Architect
5 13 (8.28%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 12 (7.64%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (7.64%) Administrator
7 11 (7.01%) Storage Analyst
7 11 (7.01%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (5.10%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.10%) Server Support
9 7 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (4.46%) VMware Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) Storage Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (3.82%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.82%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.82%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.91%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.56%) Data Centre
2 17 (10.83%) Clustering
3 14 (8.92%) EqualLogic
4 12 (7.64%) AS400
4 12 (7.64%) Replication
5 7 (4.46%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.46%) Private Cloud
5 7 (4.46%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.82%) EMC VNX
6 6 (3.82%) EMC VMAX
7 5 (3.18%) HP Storage
8 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.64%) CCTV
9 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 109 (69.43%) Windows
2 80 (50.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 71 (45.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (28.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (11.46%) Linux
6 17 (10.83%) Data ONTAP
7 12 (7.64%) OS/400
8 8 (5.10%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.10%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.91%) VMS
10 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (42.68%) ITIL
2 32 (20.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (15.29%) Capacity Management
4 23 (14.65%) ITIL V3
5 21 (13.38%) Server Building
6 12 (7.64%) Time Management
7 9 (5.73%) Converged Infrastructure
8 8 (5.10%) Migration
9 7 (4.46%) Change Management
10 6 (3.82%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.82%) Product Management
11 4 (2.55%) PRINCE2
12 3 (1.91%) BCP
12 3 (1.91%) Project Management
12 3 (1.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (1.91%) Test Scripting
13 2 (1.27%) Capacity Planning
13 2 (1.27%) Mentoring
13 2 (1.27%) Security Hardening
13 2 (1.27%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.11%) PowerShell
2 18 (11.46%) SQL
3 10 (6.37%) C
4 2 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 154 (98.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 63 (40.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (35.67%) MCSE
4 34 (21.66%) MCP
5 32 (20.38%) MCSA
6 26 (16.56%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (14.01%) CCNA
8 16 (10.19%) MCITP
8 16 (10.19%) Degree
9 15 (9.55%) NCDA
9 15 (9.55%) NCIE
9 15 (9.55%) Citrix Certification
10 14 (8.92%) CCEE
11 12 (7.64%) CCNP
12 11 (7.01%) CCA
13 10 (6.37%) VCAP
14 9 (5.73%) HP ASE
14 9 (5.73%) CCAA
15 8 (5.10%) VCP4
16 6 (3.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) SLA
2 3 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 112 (71.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 78 (49.68%) vSphere
3 56 (35.67%) Active Directory
4 44 (28.03%) XenApp
5 30 (19.11%) VMware ESX
6 21 (13.38%) XenDesktop
7 19 (12.10%) Hyper-V
8 10 (6.37%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (5.73%) Firmware
10 7 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (4.46%) vCloud
11 6 (3.82%) XenServer
12 4 (2.55%) Xen
13 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (8.28%) SCCM
2 7 (4.46%) SCOM
3 6 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (3.82%) XenMobile
4 4 (2.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (2.55%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (2.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.27%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.27%) Plesk
5 2 (1.27%) HAProxy
5 2 (1.27%) cPanel
6 1 (0.64%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 154 (98.09%) VMware
2 95 (60.51%) Microsoft
3 60 (38.22%) Citrix
4 45 (28.66%) NetApp
5 42 (26.75%) HP
6 39 (24.84%) Cisco
7 23 (14.65%) EMC
7 23 (14.65%) Intel
8 22 (14.01%) Dell
9 20 (12.74%) IBM
10 12 (7.64%) 3PAR
11 10 (6.37%) CheckPoint
12 9 (5.73%) AppSense
12 9 (5.73%) Veeam
12 9 (5.73%) Dell Compellent
13 6 (3.82%) F5
13 6 (3.82%) CommVault
14 5 (3.18%) Symantec
15 4 (2.55%) Altiris
15 4 (2.55%) Juniper
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: £35k - 45k per year + bonus + benefits
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Leeds
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and amazing benefits package
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