The table below looks at the statistics for VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 392 444 421
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -23
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 695 607 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.52% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 1.89% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 585 535 535
Average salary £44,250 £45,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.66% -0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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
29235 32104 30081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.34% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22964 25766 24182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Trend in the UK

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) Salary Histogram in the UK

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
(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 +55 640 £45,000 - 78
London +89 248 £48,000 -4.00% 16
South East +30 156 £45,000 - 25
South West +24 63 £35,000 -10.25% 4
East of England +9 59 £49,250 +23.12% 6
Hampshire +19 54 £42,500 +10.38% 11
City of London +51 46 £50,000 -6.97% 4
North West -11 40 £37,500 - 14
West Midlands -15 33 £36,000 -24.21% 7
Bedfordshire +24 31 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire -25 30 £34,000 -24.44% 4
Buckinghamshire +8 29 £37,000 -22.10% 2
Dorset +26 26 £35,000 - 3
Berkshire -6 26 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Bedford +49 25 £55,000 -12.69% 1
Surrey +30 25 £45,000 - 4
Manchester +12 24 £32,500 -2.25% 11
Bournemouth +11 24 £35,000 - 3
Farnborough +5 23 £37,500 -44.44% 7
Hertfordshire -6 23 £45,000 - 3
Milton Keynes -14 20 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Wales 0 18 £36,000 +2.85% 3
West Yorkshire -21 18 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Scotland +34 17 £43,750 +9.37% 3
South Wales +2 17 £36,000 +2.85% 3
Reading -7 17 £52,500 -4.54%
Southampton +3 14 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Birmingham -26 14 £36,000 -34.54% 3
Cambridge +35 13 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +19 13 £50,000 +29.03% 1

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP).

1 1450 (100.00%) VMware
2 1039 (71.66%) Windows
3 1029 (70.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 876 (60.41%) Microsoft
5 822 (56.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 664 (45.79%) Citrix
7 662 (45.66%) MCSE
8 649 (44.76%) Active Directory
9 526 (36.28%) SAN
10 525 (36.21%) Cisco
11 489 (33.72%) vSphere
12 464 (32.00%) MS Exchange
13 455 (31.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 433 (29.86%) Cisco Certification
15 391 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
16 378 (26.07%) HP
17 366 (25.24%) Hyper-V
18 365 (25.17%) CCNA
19 363 (25.03%) ITIL
20 352 (24.28%) MS Excel
21 342 (23.59%) Citrix Certification
22 329 (22.69%) CCA
23 312 (21.52%) MCITP
24 301 (20.76%) Firewall
25 299 (20.62%) MCSA
26 295 (20.34%) XenApp
27 281 (19.38%) NetApp
28 279 (19.24%) SQL Server
29 276 (19.03%) Linux
30 250 (17.24%) TCP/IP

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 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 VMware Certified Professional (VCP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 464 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 221 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 168 (11.59%) SharePoint
4 147 (10.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 145 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 114 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 99 (6.83%) IIS
8 84 (5.79%) Lync
9 82 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 42 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2000
11 24 (1.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 22 (1.52%) Apache
13 20 (1.38%) Office Communications Server
14 18 (1.24%) OpenStack
14 18 (1.24%) WebSphere
15 16 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
15 16 (1.10%) SAS
15 16 (1.10%) IBM HTTP Server
16 8 (0.55%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
17 5 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 352 (24.28%) MS Excel
2 78 (5.38%) MS Office
3 20 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.55%) S-PLUS
5 6 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.34%) Teamcenter
2 5 (0.34%) Primavera
3 1 (0.069%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.069%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 80 (5.52%) Office 365
2 64 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
3 56 (3.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 41 (2.83%) IaaS
5 38 (2.62%) SaaS
6 34 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
7 30 (2.07%) PaaS
8 23 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
9 18 (1.24%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.34%) CloudFront
10 5 (0.34%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.34%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.21%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.069%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 526 (36.28%) SAN
2 301 (20.76%) Firewall
3 250 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 229 (15.79%) DNS
5 179 (12.34%) DHCP
6 170 (11.72%) VPN
7 169 (11.66%) WAN
8 141 (9.72%) LAN
9 118 (8.14%) NAS
10 98 (6.76%) VLAN
11 85 (5.86%) iSCSI
12 76 (5.24%) VoIP
13 75 (5.17%) NetScaler
14 61 (4.21%) SSL
15 52 (3.59%) Wireless
16 48 (3.31%) Fibre Channel
17 47 (3.24%) Network Security
18 43 (2.97%) IPsec
19 42 (2.90%) MPLS
20 39 (2.69%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (19.24%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (1.45%) DB2
4 21 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 20 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (1.31%) SQL Server 2000
7 17 (1.17%) MySQL
8 13 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 13 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (0.48%) Relational Database
10 6 (0.41%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.34%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.28%) MS Access
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.069%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.069%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (0.28%) MSI
2 3 (0.21%) AdminStudio
General
1 165 (11.38%) Finance
2 42 (2.90%) Advertising
3 35 (2.41%) Legal
4 31 (2.14%) Banking
5 29 (2.00%) Back Office
6 22 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.52%) Retail
7 13 (0.90%) Billing
8 12 (0.83%) Marketing
9 11 (0.76%) Investment Banking
10 10 (0.69%) Law
11 8 (0.55%) Publishing
11 8 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.34%) Electronics
14 4 (0.28%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.21%) Military
16 1 (0.069%) Welsh Language
16 1 (0.069%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 247 (17.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 235 (16.21%) Consultant
3 144 (9.93%) Architect
4 133 (9.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 131 (9.03%) Support Engineer
6 126 (8.69%) Analyst
7 90 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
8 78 (5.38%) Administrator
9 70 (4.83%) Technical Architect
10 67 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
11 66 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
12 58 (4.00%) Project Engineer
13 57 (3.93%) Infrastructure Consultant
14 49 (3.38%) Server Engineer
15 48 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 39 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
17 38 (2.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 37 (2.55%) Virtualisation Consultant
19 36 (2.48%) Technical Support
20 34 (2.34%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (1.72%) Web Services
2 13 (0.90%) Software Packaging
3 7 (0.48%) Application Packaging
3 7 (0.48%) .NET
4 5 (0.34%) Flash
4 5 (0.34%) J2EE
5 4 (0.28%) COM
5 4 (0.28%) ODBC
6 3 (0.21%) SAP Basis
6 3 (0.21%) X-Windows
6 3 (0.21%) Middleware
7 2 (0.14%) XML
7 2 (0.14%) XSLT
7 2 (0.14%) LAMP
7 2 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.069%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 147 (10.14%) Clustering
2 76 (5.24%) Replication
3 70 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (4.83%) Thin Client
3 70 (4.83%) Fat Client
4 56 (3.86%) Computer Science
5 50 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 48 (3.31%) Blackberry
7 45 (3.10%) FlexPod
7 45 (3.10%) Private Cloud
8 36 (2.48%) EqualLogic
9 23 (1.59%) AS400
9 23 (1.59%) iSeries
10 22 (1.52%) BYOD
11 17 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
12 14 (0.97%) N-Tier
12 14 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
13 13 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (0.83%) Public Cloud
14 12 (0.83%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1039 (71.66%) Windows
2 455 (31.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 391 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 276 (19.03%) Linux
5 248 (17.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 94 (6.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 91 (6.28%) Windows Vista
8 86 (5.93%) Windows 7
9 73 (5.03%) Windows XP
10 67 (4.62%) UNIX
11 53 (3.66%) CentOS
12 46 (3.17%) Windows 8
13 31 (2.14%) Solaris
14 25 (1.72%) Debian
15 24 (1.66%) AIX
15 24 (1.66%) VMS
16 23 (1.59%) OS/400
17 21 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.41%) Mac OS X
19 5 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 363 (25.03%) ITIL
2 164 (11.31%) Disaster Recovery
3 154 (10.62%) Migration
4 126 (8.69%) Project Management
5 80 (5.52%) Mentoring
6 68 (4.69%) Business Continuity
7 67 (4.62%) Service Delivery
8 62 (4.28%) Change Management
9 57 (3.93%) Time Management
9 57 (3.93%) Incident Management
10 56 (3.86%) Load Balancing
11 43 (2.97%) PRINCE2
12 39 (2.69%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
13 35 (2.41%) Change Control
14 29 (2.00%) Capacity Management
15 27 (1.86%) TOGAF
15 27 (1.86%) ITIL V3
16 26 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
17 24 (1.66%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 207 (14.28%) SQL
2 111 (7.66%) PowerShell
3 25 (1.72%) Bash Shell
4 23 (1.59%) C
4 23 (1.59%) Perl
5 21 (1.45%) VB
6 15 (1.03%) PHP
6 15 (1.03%) VBScript
7 11 (0.76%) Python
8 10 (0.69%) Java
9 7 (0.48%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.41%) Bourne shell
10 6 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.34%) Ruby
12 4 (0.28%) C#
13 2 (0.14%) R
13 2 (0.14%) C++
13 2 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 822 (56.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 662 (45.66%) MCSE
3 433 (29.86%) Cisco Certification
4 365 (25.17%) CCNA
5 342 (23.59%) Citrix Certification
6 329 (22.69%) CCA
7 312 (21.52%) MCITP
8 299 (20.62%) MCSA
9 225 (15.52%) MCP
10 197 (13.59%) VCP5
11 162 (11.17%) CCNP
12 132 (9.10%) Degree
13 108 (7.45%) Security Cleared
14 89 (6.14%) NCDA
15 65 (4.48%) NCIE
15 65 (4.48%) SC Cleared
15 65 (4.48%) VCAP
16 52 (3.59%) MCTS
17 48 (3.31%) CCEA
18 45 (3.10%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.48%) SLA
2 16 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 16 (1.10%) COBIT
3 14 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.21%) QA
4 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1029 (70.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 649 (44.76%) Active Directory
3 489 (33.72%) vSphere
4 366 (25.24%) Hyper-V
5 295 (20.34%) XenApp
6 162 (11.17%) XenDesktop
7 152 (10.48%) VMware ESX
8 122 (8.41%) VMware ESXi
9 112 (7.72%) vCloud
10 93 (6.41%) Terminal Services
11 68 (4.69%) XenServer
12 46 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
13 43 (2.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 32 (2.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 25 (1.72%) VMware Server
16 22 (1.52%) NFS
17 13 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 12 (0.83%) ISA Server
19 11 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
19 11 (0.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 159 (10.97%) SCCM
2 113 (7.79%) Backup Exec
3 76 (5.24%) SCOM
4 42 (2.90%) NetBackup
5 37 (2.55%) Norton AntiVirus
6 33 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
7 31 (2.14%) Puppet
8 28 (1.93%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 26 (1.79%) SCVMM
10 20 (1.38%) WSUS
11 19 (1.31%) ARCserve
12 13 (0.90%) CFEngine
13 11 (0.76%) WMI
14 10 (0.69%) XenMobile
14 10 (0.69%) Nagios
14 10 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
15 8 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 8 (0.55%) SCDPM
16 7 (0.48%) Cacti
16 7 (0.48%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1450 (100.00%) VMware
2 876 (60.41%) Microsoft
3 664 (45.79%) Citrix
4 525 (36.21%) Cisco
5 378 (26.07%) HP
6 281 (19.38%) NetApp
7 153 (10.55%) Symantec
8 136 (9.38%) EMC
9 126 (8.69%) Veeam
10 124 (8.55%) Dell
11 109 (7.52%) IBM
12 105 (7.24%) Red Hat
13 71 (4.90%) 3PAR
14 68 (4.69%) Juniper
14 68 (4.69%) Oracle
15 47 (3.24%) Intel
16 45 (3.10%) Avaya
17 40 (2.76%) Brocade
18 34 (2.34%) CommVault
19 30 (2.07%) Websense
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 20 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus Mileage Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + On-call + Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 48k per year + training, benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum + £5000 Car Allowance + Overtime + B
Posted: 23 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum plus on call / out of hours allowanc
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Gold Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Thatcham, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cramlington, Northumberland
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago