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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 384 464 362
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -102
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 706 505 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.67% 0.49% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.41% 1.79% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 594 418 694
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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
29281 28280 31282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.21% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23491 22195 26247
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +71 681 £45,000 - 69
London +77 245 £47,500 -5.00% 20
South East +6 170 £43,000 - 12
Hampshire +7 62 £41,250 +17.85% 6
East of England +22 61 £44,000 -12.00% 8
South West +32 60 £37,500 -16.66% 9
City of London +20 56 £47,500 -9.52% 7
Yorkshire -4 56 £32,500 -35.00% 3
North West -14 48 £34,000 +4.61% 10
West Yorkshire -14 43 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Manchester -14 41 £34,000 +13.33% 5
Leeds -5 38 £29,000 -35.55% 3
Buckinghamshire +28 36 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Southampton +2 33 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Dorset +10 32 £37,500 -25.00% 3
West Midlands -23 29 £31,500 -37.00% 4
Birmingham -13 25 £31,500 -37.00% 2
Bedfordshire +16 24 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Surrey 0 23 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Berkshire -14 22 £55,000 +15.78% 3
Milton Keynes +10 18 £50,000 - 2
Poole +4 18 £50,000 -
Wales -15 18 £42,500 -15.00% 4
South Wales -15 18 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Bedford +27 16 £40,000 -38.46%
East Sussex +7 15 £42,500 +3.65%
Hertfordshire -8 14 £50,000 +25.00% 3
East Midlands -31 14 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Cambridgeshire +4 13 £44,000 -26.66% 1
Bexhill-On-Sea - 13 - -

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1496 (100.00%) VMware
2 1124 (75.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1100 (73.53%) Windows
4 931 (62.23%) Microsoft
5 859 (57.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 700 (46.79%) Citrix
7 699 (46.72%) MCSE
8 698 (46.66%) Active Directory
9 562 (37.57%) SAN
10 522 (34.89%) MS Exchange
11 517 (34.56%) Cisco
12 501 (33.49%) Cisco Certification
13 492 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 491 (32.82%) vSphere
15 406 (27.14%) Hyper-V
16 405 (27.07%) CCNA
17 384 (25.67%) Citrix Certification
18 383 (25.60%) HP
19 379 (25.33%) MCITP
20 354 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
21 343 (22.93%) MS Excel
22 340 (22.73%) CCA
23 338 (22.59%) XenApp
24 330 (22.06%) ITIL
25 311 (20.79%) NetApp
26 309 (20.66%) Exchange Server 2010
27 301 (20.12%) Firewall
28 281 (18.78%) MCSA
29 274 (18.32%) MCP
30 260 (17.38%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 522 (34.89%) MS Exchange
2 309 (20.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 219 (14.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 201 (13.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 186 (12.43%) Exchange Server 2003
6 158 (10.56%) SharePoint
7 101 (6.75%) IIS
7 101 (6.75%) Lync
8 93 (6.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 83 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2000
10 38 (2.54%) Apache
11 23 (1.54%) Office Communications Server
12 20 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.80%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.67%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.67%) SAS
16 9 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
16 9 (0.60%) OpenStack
17 5 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 343 (22.93%) MS Excel
2 60 (4.01%) MS Office
3 8 (0.53%) S-PLUS
4 7 (0.47%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.40%) MS Project
6 4 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.13%) Tridion
3 1 (0.067%) Summit
3 1 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.61%) Office 365
2 33 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (2.07%) SaaS
4 29 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 24 (1.60%) PaaS
6 18 (1.20%) IaaS
7 13 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.33%) OpenShift
9 5 (0.33%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 562 (37.57%) SAN
2 301 (20.12%) Firewall
3 240 (16.04%) TCP/IP
4 202 (13.50%) DNS
5 152 (10.16%) VPN
5 152 (10.16%) WAN
5 152 (10.16%) DHCP
6 145 (9.69%) LAN
7 133 (8.89%) NAS
8 106 (7.09%) NetScaler
9 80 (5.35%) iSCSI
10 77 (5.15%) VLAN
11 70 (4.68%) VoIP
12 59 (3.94%) SSL
13 56 (3.74%) Wireless
13 56 (3.74%) MPLS
13 56 (3.74%) Fibre Channel
14 55 (3.68%) Cisco ASA
15 47 (3.14%) IPsec
16 45 (3.01%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (2.14%) MySQL
4 28 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (1.20%) DB2
7 14 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 9 (0.60%) Informix
9 8 (0.53%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.47%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.27%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.20%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.20%) Redis
14 2 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 1 (0.067%) Oracle Database 11g
15 1 (0.067%) Oracle Database 10g
15 1 (0.067%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (0.60%) Git (software)
2 9 (0.60%) Subversion
3 7 (0.47%) JIRA
3 7 (0.47%) MSI
3 7 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.40%) WebLOAD
5 4 (0.27%) Hudson
6 1 (0.067%) ProC
General
1 156 (10.43%) Finance
2 30 (2.01%) Telecoms
3 21 (1.40%) Back Office
4 20 (1.34%) Banking
5 18 (1.20%) Advertising
6 14 (0.94%) French Language
6 14 (0.94%) Spanish Language
7 11 (0.74%) Legal
8 9 (0.60%) Retail
8 9 (0.60%) Games
9 6 (0.40%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.40%) Marketing
10 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.33%) Law
11 3 (0.20%) Welsh Language
12 2 (0.13%) Electronics
12 2 (0.13%) Military
12 2 (0.13%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.13%) Publishing
13 1 (0.067%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 297 (19.85%) Consultant
2 249 (16.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 175 (11.70%) Architect
4 149 (9.96%) Support Engineer
5 135 (9.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 117 (7.82%) Analyst
7 105 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
8 88 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
9 71 (4.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 66 (4.41%) Server Engineer
11 64 (4.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 61 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
13 50 (3.34%) Storage Engineer
14 46 (3.07%) Wintel Consultant
15 45 (3.01%) Support Analyst
16 44 (2.94%) Wintel Architect
17 43 (2.87%) Network Engineer
18 42 (2.81%) Infrastructure Architect
19 41 (2.74%) Senior Consultant
19 41 (2.74%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.47%) Web Services
2 15 (1.00%) .NET
3 11 (0.74%) Application Packaging
3 11 (0.74%) COM+
4 8 (0.53%) Middleware
5 7 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (0.33%) J2EE
6 5 (0.33%) XML
7 3 (0.20%) COM
7 3 (0.20%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.13%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.13%) LAMP
8 2 (0.13%) HTML
8 2 (0.13%) Flash
9 1 (0.067%) WAP
9 1 (0.067%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.067%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.067%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 142 (9.49%) Clustering
2 104 (6.95%) Blackberry
3 72 (4.81%) Thin Client
3 72 (4.81%) Fat Client
4 62 (4.14%) Replication
5 61 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (3.68%) EqualLogic
7 35 (2.34%) Enterprise Storage
7 35 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 30 (2.01%) Management Information System
9 27 (1.80%) FlexPod
10 17 (1.14%) CLARiiON
11 11 (0.74%) AS400
11 11 (0.74%) IBM XIV
11 11 (0.74%) iSeries
12 9 (0.60%) Visualisation
12 9 (0.60%) Celerra
12 9 (0.60%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1100 (73.53%) Windows
2 492 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 354 (23.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 260 (17.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 247 (16.51%) Linux
6 92 (6.15%) Windows Vista
7 86 (5.75%) UNIX
8 76 (5.08%) Windows 7
9 55 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 54 (3.61%) CentOS
11 50 (3.34%) Windows XP
12 34 (2.27%) Solaris
13 29 (1.94%) Windows 8
14 28 (1.87%) AIX
15 20 (1.34%) Windows 2000 Server
16 15 (1.00%) VMS
17 11 (0.74%) Debian
18 9 (0.60%) OS/400
18 9 (0.60%) Windows 2000
19 8 (0.53%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (22.06%) ITIL
2 206 (13.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 136 (9.09%) Project Management
4 100 (6.68%) Migration
5 95 (6.35%) Change Control
6 60 (4.01%) Service Delivery
7 59 (3.94%) PRINCE2
8 58 (3.88%) Mentoring
9 52 (3.48%) Incident Management
10 48 (3.21%) Change Management
11 46 (3.07%) Business Continuity
12 42 (2.81%) Load Balancing
13 38 (2.54%) Capacity Planning
14 37 (2.47%) Root Cause Analysis
14 37 (2.47%) Performance Tuning
14 37 (2.47%) Technical Architecture
15 22 (1.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 21 (1.40%) Mobile Device Management
16 21 (1.40%) Capacity Management
17 20 (1.34%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (13.77%) PowerShell
2 180 (12.03%) SQL
3 40 (2.67%) PHP
4 37 (2.47%) Perl
5 34 (2.27%) Bash Shell
6 20 (1.34%) C
6 20 (1.34%) VB
7 13 (0.87%) Shell Script
8 10 (0.67%) Python
9 8 (0.53%) VBScript
9 8 (0.53%) Java
10 4 (0.27%) C#
10 4 (0.27%) Ruby
11 2 (0.13%) R
Qualifications
1 859 (57.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 699 (46.72%) MCSE
3 501 (33.49%) Cisco Certification
4 405 (27.07%) CCNA
5 384 (25.67%) Citrix Certification
6 379 (25.33%) MCITP
7 340 (22.73%) CCA
8 281 (18.78%) MCSA
9 274 (18.32%) MCP
10 183 (12.23%) CCNP
11 173 (11.56%) VCP5
12 115 (7.69%) Degree
13 114 (7.62%) VCAP
14 99 (6.62%) NCDA
15 93 (6.22%) Security Cleared
16 80 (5.35%) NCIE
17 78 (5.21%) MCTS
18 76 (5.08%) CCEE
19 75 (5.01%) SC Cleared
20 67 (4.48%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.94%) SLA
2 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.33%) COBIT
4 5 (0.33%) QA
System Software
1 1124 (75.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 698 (46.66%) Active Directory
3 491 (32.82%) vSphere
4 406 (27.14%) Hyper-V
5 338 (22.59%) XenApp
6 226 (15.11%) VMware ESX
7 183 (12.23%) XenDesktop
8 178 (11.90%) VMware ESXi
9 101 (6.75%) vCloud
10 80 (5.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 73 (4.88%) Terminal Services
12 64 (4.28%) XenServer
13 49 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
14 38 (2.54%) VMware Server
15 27 (1.80%) NFS
16 20 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 11 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
17 11 (0.74%) ISA Server
18 9 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 8 (0.53%) UAG
Systems Management
1 121 (8.09%) SCCM
2 106 (7.09%) Backup Exec
3 87 (5.82%) SCOM
4 74 (4.95%) NetBackup
5 34 (2.27%) XenMobile
5 34 (2.27%) WSUS
6 28 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
7 27 (1.80%) WMI
8 26 (1.74%) Puppet
9 25 (1.67%) Nagios
10 24 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
11 23 (1.54%) Cacti
12 21 (1.40%) ARCserve
13 19 (1.27%) HP SIM
14 18 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 12 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
15 12 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
15 12 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 10 (0.67%) MOM
16 10 (0.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 1496 (100.00%) VMware
2 931 (62.23%) Microsoft
3 700 (46.79%) Citrix
4 517 (34.56%) Cisco
5 383 (25.60%) HP
6 311 (20.79%) NetApp
7 229 (15.31%) EMC
8 150 (10.03%) Dell
9 142 (9.49%) Symantec
10 104 (6.95%) Veeam
11 102 (6.82%) IBM
12 70 (4.68%) 3PAR
13 65 (4.34%) Juniper
14 57 (3.81%) AppSense
15 56 (3.74%) Red Hat
16 51 (3.41%) Brocade
17 43 (2.87%) SolarWinds
17 43 (2.87%) Oracle
18 39 (2.61%) Intel
19 37 (2.47%) Riverbed
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum + £kOT + bens + £2k clothing
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum 25 days holiday, pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + £750 per quarter bonus, phone, laptop
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bonus + Car + Health + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance/car + commission
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + company car
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Subsidised Gym etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum £30,000 - £38,000 + Certification Tr
Posted: 4 days ago