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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 838 768 824
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +56
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 66 107 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.098% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.21% 0.36% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 52 96 55
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% -7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,700 £39,400
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
31535 29694 33047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.27% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24720 23936 28341
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 £66,500 £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 23 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 23 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 -69 63 £42,500 -8.60% 5
East of England -1 26 £38,750 -38.00% 1
London -47 22 £60,000 +29.03% 4
Bedfordshire - 17 £40,000 - 1
Luton - 14 £40,000 - 1
City of London -12 7 £62,500 +34.40% 1
East Midlands -3 6 £38,750 -15.76%
Nottinghamshire +6 5 £40,000 -13.51%
Nottingham 0 5 £40,000 -13.51%
Essex -10 5 £42,500 -32.00%
Birmingham +7 4 £65,000 +51.16%
West Midlands -11 4 £65,000 +80.55%
Hertfordshire - 4 £31,000 -
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £48,500 -7.61%
South East -22 3 £48,500 +0.51%
Docklands, London - 3 £34,000 -
Chelmsford - 3 £42,500 -
South Wales -5 2 £38,750 -15.76%
Wales -10 2 £38,750 -15.76%
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £35,250 -
Basildon - 2 - -
Bedford - 2 - -
Berkhamsted - 2 £29,000 -
North West +6 1 £65,000 -16.12%
Milton Keynes -6 1 £37,000 -19.56%
Cardiff -9 1 £40,000 -13.51%
Sheffield -10 1 - -
South Yorkshire -16 1 - -
Yorkshire -39 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £65,000 -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 159 (96.36%) VMware
1 159 (96.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 121 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (64.24%) SAN
4 105 (63.64%) Windows
5 102 (61.82%) Microsoft
6 94 (56.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 78 (47.27%) MCSE
8 76 (46.06%) HP
8 76 (46.06%) Cisco
9 75 (45.45%) Active Directory
10 73 (44.24%) vSphere
11 64 (38.79%) Citrix
12 63 (38.18%) MS Exchange
13 61 (36.97%) Exchange Server 2010
14 58 (35.15%) MCITP
15 54 (32.73%) EMC
16 50 (30.30%) Dell
17 49 (29.70%) XenServer
18 48 (29.09%) MS Excel
18 48 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2013
19 44 (26.67%) PRINCE2
19 44 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
20 43 (26.06%) XenApp
21 42 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
22 39 (23.64%) XenDesktop
23 38 (23.03%) HP ASE
24 37 (22.42%) HP AIS
25 36 (21.82%) SQL
26 34 (20.61%) NetApp

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 63 (38.18%) MS Exchange
2 61 (36.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (29.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 18 (10.91%) IIS
5 11 (6.67%) SharePoint
6 9 (5.45%) Apache
7 8 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.21%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.61%) Lync
Applications
1 48 (29.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.61%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Summit
2 1 (0.61%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.45%) SaaS
1 9 (5.45%) Office 365
2 8 (4.85%) IaaS
2 8 (4.85%) PaaS
3 4 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.42%) Amazon S3
3 4 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 106 (64.24%) SAN
2 27 (16.36%) DNS
3 25 (15.15%) Firewall
4 21 (12.73%) TCP/IP
4 21 (12.73%) DHCP
5 20 (12.12%) iSCSI
6 13 (7.88%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (4.85%) NAS
8 8 (4.85%) VPN
9 7 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (4.24%) Internet
10 6 (3.64%) IP Telephony
11 5 (3.03%) VLAN
11 5 (3.03%) DMZ
12 4 (2.42%) SNMP
12 4 (2.42%) LAN
13 3 (1.82%) WAN
14 2 (1.21%) LDAP
15 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.52%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.88%) MySQL
3 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.21%) Oracle Database
General
1 13 (7.88%) Finance
2 7 (4.24%) German Language
3 4 (2.42%) Advertising
4 3 (1.82%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 39 (23.64%) Architect
2 30 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (14.55%) Consultant
4 22 (13.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 18 (10.91%) VMware Engineer
6 15 (9.09%) Senior Storage Specialist
6 15 (9.09%) Storage Specialist
7 13 (7.88%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (7.27%) Senior Architect
9 10 (6.06%) Administrator
10 9 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (4.85%) Technical Specialist
11 8 (4.85%) Analyst
11 8 (4.85%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.85%) VMware Architect
11 8 (4.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
12 7 (4.24%) Virtualisation Architect
12 7 (4.24%) Senior Technical Specialist
12 7 (4.24%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) HTML
1 1 (0.61%) .NET
1 1 (0.61%) CSS
1 1 (0.61%) XML
1 1 (0.61%) XSLT
1 1 (0.61%) Flash
1 1 (0.61%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.88%) Clustering
2 12 (7.27%) Firmware
2 12 (7.27%) EqualLogic
3 8 (4.85%) FlexPod
4 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.42%) Replication
5 4 (2.42%) Hedge funds
6 3 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.21%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.21%) iPhone
7 2 (1.21%) iPad
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.61%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 105 (63.64%) Windows
2 44 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (25.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (20.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (14.55%) Linux
6 8 (4.85%) UNIX
7 6 (3.64%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.03%) Mac OS
8 5 (3.03%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.42%) Solaris
10 2 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.67%) PRINCE2
2 31 (18.79%) ITIL
3 21 (12.73%) Project Management
4 14 (8.48%) Capacity Management
5 11 (6.67%) Migration
6 10 (6.06%) Business Continuity
6 10 (6.06%) Time Management
7 9 (5.45%) BCP
8 8 (4.85%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.85%) ITSM
8 8 (4.85%) Business Development
8 8 (4.85%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (1.82%) Data Security
10 3 (1.82%) E-Commerce
10 3 (1.82%) Project Planning
10 3 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (1.82%) Change Control
10 3 (1.82%) Load Balancing
10 3 (1.82%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.82%) SQL
2 34 (20.61%) PowerShell
3 8 (4.85%) C
4 5 (3.03%) VB
5 3 (1.82%) PowerHouse
5 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.21%) VBScript
7 1 (0.61%) C#
7 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 159 (96.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 94 (56.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 78 (47.27%) MCSE
4 58 (35.15%) MCITP
5 38 (23.03%) HP ASE
6 37 (22.42%) HP AIS
7 31 (18.79%) VCP4
8 30 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (14.55%) Degree
10 23 (13.94%) CCNA
10 23 (13.94%) Citrix Certification
11 18 (10.91%) MCSA
11 18 (10.91%) CCA
12 13 (7.88%) VCAP
13 12 (7.27%) MCTS
14 8 (4.85%) NCIE
14 8 (4.85%) MCP
15 5 (3.03%) CCEA
15 5 (3.03%) JNCIS
15 5 (3.03%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.21%) SLA
1 2 (1.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 121 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 75 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 73 (44.24%) vSphere
4 49 (29.70%) XenServer
5 43 (26.06%) XenApp
6 39 (23.64%) XenDesktop
7 31 (18.79%) Hyper-V
8 28 (16.97%) VMware ESX
9 17 (10.30%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (6.67%) vCloud
10 11 (6.67%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.82%) VMFS
12 1 (0.61%) KVM
12 1 (0.61%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (12.12%) SCOM
2 12 (7.27%) SCVMM
3 10 (6.06%) SCCM
3 10 (6.06%) HP SIM
4 5 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.42%) AppManager
6 2 (1.21%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.61%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.61%) Nagios
7 1 (0.61%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 159 (96.36%) VMware
2 102 (61.82%) Microsoft
3 76 (46.06%) Cisco
3 76 (46.06%) HP
4 64 (38.79%) Citrix
5 54 (32.73%) EMC
6 50 (30.30%) Dell
7 34 (20.61%) NetApp
8 33 (20.00%) 3PAR
9 14 (8.48%) Oracle
10 7 (4.24%) Juniper
11 6 (3.64%) McAfee
12 5 (3.03%) Mitel
12 5 (3.03%) Computacenter
12 5 (3.03%) LANDesk
12 5 (3.03%) WatchGuard
12 5 (3.03%) Intel
13 4 (2.42%) Sun
13 4 (2.42%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.42%) NetIQ
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