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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
VMware Certified Professional 5 (VCP5)
Rank 860 823 893
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +70
Permanent jobs citing VCP5 75 114 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.11% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.39% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 60 87 34
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%

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
28359 29471 28730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.00% 27.69% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22649 23557 22514
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 12 February 2016 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 12 February 2016. 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 -14 64 £45,000 - 6
South East +21 29 £45,000 -10.00% 2
London -26 12 £52,500 +20.00% 2
Surrey - 12 £45,000 -
Hampshire - 10 £40,000 -
South West -5 9 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Dorset +14 8 - -
Bournemouth - 8 - -
Southampton - 8 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire -6 7 £46,250 +2.77%
East of England -8 7 £46,250 +8.82%
Newport +6 6 £35,750 -4.66%
South Wales -3 6 £35,750 -15.88%
Wales -5 6 £35,750 -15.88%
Guildford - 6 £47,500 -
Bedford +9 4 £47,750 +19.37%
East Midlands +6 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Milton Keynes -1 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire -14 3 £45,000 -10.00%
North Yorkshire +14 2 £57,500 +4.54%
Yorkshire +2 2 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Berkshire -16 2 £52,000 +20.93% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £35,000 -
Grimsby - 2 £35,000 -
Harrogate - 2 £57,500 -
Reading - 2 £52,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +8 1 £46,000 +15.00%
Nottingham +3 1 £46,000 +15.00%
Godalming - 1 £50,000 -
Warwick - 1 £46,000 -

VCP5
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 146 (98.65%) VMware
1 146 (98.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 115 (77.70%) Windows
3 103 (69.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (55.41%) Windows Server
5 81 (54.73%) vSphere
5 81 (54.73%) Active Directory
6 73 (49.32%) Microsoft
7 68 (45.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 64 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (41.89%) ITIL
10 61 (41.22%) MS Exchange
10 61 (41.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 57 (38.51%) Citrix
12 55 (37.16%) SAN
13 53 (35.81%) Cisco
14 52 (35.14%) Data Centre
15 48 (32.43%) VMware ESX
16 44 (29.73%) MS Excel
16 44 (29.73%) MCSA
17 42 (28.38%) SQL Server
18 41 (27.70%) Cisco Certification
19 40 (27.03%) CCNA
20 39 (26.35%) SCCM
21 37 (25.00%) MCSE
22 36 (24.32%) HP
23 35 (23.65%) Finance
23 35 (23.65%) Exchange Server 2010
24 33 (22.30%) XenApp
25 30 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003

VCP5
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 61 (41.22%) MS Exchange
2 35 (23.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (16.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 22 (14.86%) Skype for Business
5 21 (14.19%) SharePoint
6 17 (11.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.03%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 44 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Office 365
2 3 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 55 (37.16%) SAN
2 28 (18.92%) Firewall
2 28 (18.92%) NAS
3 23 (15.54%) WAN
4 22 (14.86%) LAN
5 18 (12.16%) DHCP
5 18 (12.16%) DNS
6 14 (9.46%) TCP/IP
7 11 (7.43%) BGP
7 11 (7.43%) Network Security
8 9 (6.08%) IPsec
8 9 (6.08%) VPN
9 6 (4.05%) Unified Communications
10 5 (3.38%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (3.38%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.03%) MPLS
11 3 (2.03%) VoIP
11 3 (2.03%) Wireless
12 1 (0.68%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (28.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 14 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 35 (23.65%) Finance
2 11 (7.43%) Retail
3 7 (4.73%) Banking
4 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.38%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Legal
6 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (20.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (14.86%) VMware Engineer
3 21 (14.19%) Support Engineer
4 20 (13.51%) Consultant
5 16 (10.81%) Analyst
6 14 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (8.11%) Storage Analyst
8 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 10 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Team Leader
9 9 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
9 9 (6.08%) VMware Support Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Citrix Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 7 (4.73%) VMware Consultant
10 7 (4.73%) Wintel Consultant
10 7 (4.73%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.03%) WSH
2 1 (0.68%) COM
2 1 (0.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (35.14%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.49%) EMC VNX
3 16 (10.81%) EMC VMAX
4 10 (6.76%) EMC VNXe
5 8 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.73%) Clustering
7 6 (4.05%) Replication
8 5 (3.38%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.03%) AS400
9 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (2.03%) HP StoreVirtual
10 2 (1.35%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.35%) Fat Client
10 2 (1.35%) FMCG
10 2 (1.35%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.35%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.68%) iSeries
11 1 (0.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 115 (77.70%) Windows
2 82 (55.41%) Windows Server
3 64 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (41.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (20.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (9.46%) Linux
7 8 (5.41%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (3.38%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.38%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.70%) Unix
10 3 (2.03%) OS/400
11 2 (1.35%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (41.89%) ITIL
2 30 (20.27%) Presales
3 17 (11.49%) Capacity Management
4 16 (10.81%) Mentoring
5 13 (8.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 10 (6.76%) Migration
8 9 (6.08%) ITIL V3
8 9 (6.08%) Project Management
8 9 (6.08%) Server Building
9 8 (5.41%) Benchmarking
9 8 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (5.41%) Trend Analysis
10 7 (4.73%) Change Management
10 7 (4.73%) Time Management
11 6 (4.05%) Technical Architecture
12 3 (2.03%) Document Management
12 3 (2.03%) PRINCE2
12 3 (2.03%) Test Scripting
13 2 (1.35%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (14.19%) PowerShell
2 13 (8.78%) C
3 3 (2.03%) Python
3 3 (2.03%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.03%) VB
4 2 (1.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 146 (98.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 68 (45.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (29.73%) MCSA
4 41 (27.70%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (27.03%) CCNA
6 37 (25.00%) MCSE
7 20 (13.51%) VCP4
8 19 (12.84%) CCA
8 19 (12.84%) Citrix Certification
9 18 (12.16%) MCP
10 15 (10.14%) MCITP
11 14 (9.46%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (8.78%) CCNP
12 13 (8.78%) VCAP
13 11 (7.43%) CCDA
14 10 (6.76%) Degree
15 8 (5.41%) NCDA
15 8 (5.41%) NCIE
16 5 (3.38%) VCP6
17 4 (2.70%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 103 (69.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 81 (54.73%) Active Directory
2 81 (54.73%) vSphere
3 48 (32.43%) VMware ESX
4 33 (22.30%) XenApp
5 17 (11.49%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (10.14%) Hyper-V
7 12 (8.11%) vCloud
8 7 (4.73%) Xen
9 6 (4.05%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.38%) Firmware
11 4 (2.70%) VMware Server
12 3 (2.03%) DFS Replication
13 2 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (1.35%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.35%) UAG
14 1 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 39 (26.35%) SCCM
2 17 (11.49%) SCOM
3 11 (7.43%) SCOrch
4 8 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
4 8 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 8 (5.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (4.73%) vRealize
6 6 (4.05%) Simpana
7 3 (2.03%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.68%) EMC VPLEX
9 1 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 146 (98.65%) VMware
2 73 (49.32%) Microsoft
3 57 (38.51%) Citrix
4 53 (35.81%) Cisco
5 36 (24.32%) HP
6 28 (18.92%) EMC
7 20 (13.51%) Intel
8 17 (11.49%) NetApp
9 13 (8.78%) IBM
10 11 (7.43%) Fortinet
10 11 (7.43%) Veeam
11 9 (6.08%) Dell
11 9 (6.08%) Symantec
12 8 (5.41%) Altiris
12 8 (5.41%) CheckPoint
13 7 (4.73%) Juniper
14 6 (4.05%) CommVault
14 6 (4.05%) MobileIron
15 5 (3.38%) 3PAR
15 5 (3.38%) LANDesk
West London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: Salary, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harris Global
Salary: Market rate DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago