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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 850 749 814
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +65
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 49 124 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.43% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 119 61
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £46,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +8.13%

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
31403 28879 33391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.15% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24333 23456 28266
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -106 45 £40,000 -13.97% 4
London -40 20 £54,500 +17.20%
East of England -6 14 £37,500 -40.00% 1
Bedfordshire - 6 £36,000 -
Essex +6 5 £42,500 -32.00%
East Midlands -18 4 £40,000 -13.04%
Docklands, London 0 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Nottingham -1 3 £40,000 -13.51%
Nottinghamshire -3 3 £40,000 -13.51%
Manchester -7 3 £33,000 -28.26%
North West -12 3 £33,000 -28.26%
City of London -14 3 £62,500 +34.40%
South East -45 3 £41,000 -11.82% 3
Hertfordshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
Luton - 3 £35,000 -
Chelmsford - 3 £42,500 -
South Wales +2 2 £33,000 -28.26%
Wales +2 2 £33,000 -28.26%
Cardiff -7 2 £33,000 -28.64%
Letchworth - 2 £41,250 -
Basildon - 2 - -
Bedford - 2 - -
Reading -7 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 £37,000 -29.52%
Milton Keynes -16 1 £37,000 -19.56%
Sheffield -17 1 - -
Berkshire -18 1 - -
South Yorkshire -18 1 - -
Yorkshire -48 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £45,000 - 2

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 131 (92.91%) VMware
1 131 (92.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 99 (70.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (62.41%) Windows
4 75 (53.19%) SAN
5 70 (49.65%) Microsoft
6 62 (43.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 55 (39.01%) HP
7 55 (39.01%) Cisco
8 50 (35.46%) Active Directory
9 49 (34.75%) vSphere
10 46 (32.62%) MCSE
11 45 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 43 (30.50%) MS Exchange
13 42 (29.79%) Citrix
14 40 (28.37%) MCITP
15 39 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
16 37 (26.24%) NetApp
16 37 (26.24%) Windows Server 2003
17 36 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 35 (24.82%) Exchange Server 2010
19 34 (24.11%) ITIL
20 33 (23.40%) EMC
20 33 (23.40%) DNS
20 33 (23.40%) VCP4
20 33 (23.40%) Hyper-V
21 32 (22.70%) SQL
22 31 (21.99%) PowerShell
23 30 (21.28%) MS Excel
23 30 (21.28%) CCNA

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (30.50%) MS Exchange
2 35 (24.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (11.35%) IIS
5 10 (7.09%) SharePoint
6 9 (6.38%) Apache
6 9 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.42%) Lync
9 2 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.42%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (4.96%) Summit
2 1 (0.71%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.38%) SaaS
1 9 (6.38%) Office 365
2 8 (5.67%) IaaS
2 8 (5.67%) PaaS
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.84%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 75 (53.19%) SAN
2 33 (23.40%) DNS
3 27 (19.15%) Firewall
4 25 (17.73%) DHCP
5 22 (15.60%) TCP/IP
6 17 (12.06%) iSCSI
7 9 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (5.67%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (5.67%) VPN
9 7 (4.96%) LAN
9 7 (4.96%) VoIP
9 7 (4.96%) NAS
9 7 (4.96%) VLAN
10 6 (4.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (4.26%) SNMP
10 6 (4.26%) WAN
11 5 (3.55%) Internet
11 5 (3.55%) Wireless
12 3 (2.13%) DMZ
13 2 (1.42%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.22%) MySQL
3 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.42%) Oracle Database
General
1 17 (12.06%) Finance
2 7 (4.96%) German Language
3 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.13%) Advertising
3 3 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (24.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (19.86%) Architect
3 20 (14.18%) Consultant
4 15 (10.64%) VMware Engineer
5 11 (7.80%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (7.80%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (6.38%) Senior Consultant
6 9 (6.38%) Administrator
7 8 (5.67%) Technical Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.96%) Infrastructure Architect
8 7 (4.96%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 6 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) FlexPod Consultant
9 6 (4.26%) Network Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.55%) Analyst
10 5 (3.55%) Virtualisation Specialist
10 5 (3.55%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) HTML
1 1 (0.71%) .NET
1 1 (0.71%) CSS
1 1 (0.71%) XML
1 1 (0.71%) XSLT
1 1 (0.71%) X-Windows
1 1 (0.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.64%) EqualLogic
2 13 (9.22%) Clustering
3 11 (7.80%) Firmware
4 8 (5.67%) FlexPod
5 6 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.13%) Replication
6 3 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.42%) AS400
8 1 (0.71%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.71%) PDA
8 1 (0.71%) CCTV
8 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 88 (62.41%) Windows
2 45 (31.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (26.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (14.18%) Linux
6 7 (4.96%) UNIX
7 5 (3.55%) Solaris
8 3 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.42%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.71%) AIX
10 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (24.11%) ITIL
2 23 (16.31%) PRINCE2
3 20 (14.18%) Project Management
4 14 (9.93%) Capacity Management
5 10 (7.09%) BCP
5 10 (7.09%) Time Management
5 10 (7.09%) Service Delivery
5 10 (7.09%) Migration
5 10 (7.09%) Business Continuity
6 8 (5.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (5.67%) ITSM
6 8 (5.67%) Incident Management
6 8 (5.67%) Business Development
7 6 (4.26%) Change Control
8 4 (2.84%) Performance Management
8 4 (2.84%) Information Security
9 3 (2.13%) Data Security
9 3 (2.13%) Document Management
9 3 (2.13%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.70%) SQL
2 31 (21.99%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.67%) C
4 3 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.42%) VBScript
5 2 (1.42%) VB
6 1 (0.71%) C#
6 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 131 (92.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 62 (43.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 46 (32.62%) MCSE
4 40 (28.37%) MCITP
5 39 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (23.40%) VCP4
7 30 (21.28%) CCNA
8 25 (17.73%) Degree
9 21 (14.89%) Citrix Certification
10 19 (13.48%) HP ASE
11 16 (11.35%) MCTS
12 14 (9.93%) HP AIS
12 14 (9.93%) CCA
13 12 (8.51%) MCSA
14 10 (7.09%) MCP
15 9 (6.38%) VCAP
16 8 (5.67%) NCIE
17 6 (4.26%) CCEE
17 6 (4.26%) CCNP
18 3 (2.13%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) SLA
System Software
1 99 (70.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (35.46%) Active Directory
3 49 (34.75%) vSphere
4 33 (23.40%) Hyper-V
5 25 (17.73%) XenServer
6 21 (14.89%) XenApp
7 18 (12.77%) XenDesktop
8 17 (12.06%) VMware ESX
8 17 (12.06%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (7.80%) vCloud
9 11 (7.80%) VMware Server
10 3 (2.13%) NFS
10 3 (2.13%) VMFS
11 1 (0.71%) UAG
11 1 (0.71%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (12.06%) SCOM
2 12 (8.51%) SCVMM
3 11 (7.80%) SCCM
4 10 (7.09%) HP SIM
5 3 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.42%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.71%) AppManager
7 1 (0.71%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 131 (92.91%) VMware
2 70 (49.65%) Microsoft
3 55 (39.01%) Cisco
3 55 (39.01%) HP
4 42 (29.79%) Citrix
5 37 (26.24%) NetApp
6 33 (23.40%) EMC
7 27 (19.15%) Dell
8 13 (9.22%) Oracle
9 11 (7.80%) 3PAR
10 7 (4.96%) McAfee
11 6 (4.26%) ProCurve
11 6 (4.26%) Intel
11 6 (4.26%) IBM
12 4 (2.84%) Sun
12 4 (2.84%) Avaya
12 4 (2.84%) Juniper
12 4 (2.84%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.84%) Computacenter
13 3 (2.13%) Sophos
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