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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 411 419 370
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -49
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 668 698 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.60% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.21% 2.23% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 590 593 626
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% -8.69%

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
30213 31356 29211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.32% 27.01% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24442 24295 23735
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +12 628 £45,000 - 82
South East +5 189 £42,500 -3.16% 13
London -14 185 £50,000 -4.76% 19
South West +6 65 £41,000 +17.14% 14
Hampshire +18 57 £43,750 +2.94% 5
Yorkshire 0 56 £45,000 -2.70% 11
Surrey +39 54 £40,000 +14.28% 4
East of England -6 51 £45,000 -5.26% 10
North West -4 49 £40,000 - 11
West Yorkshire +7 48 £45,000 - 9
Leeds +5 45 £45,000 -5.26% 9
Manchester -1 38 £40,500 +4.51% 7
Berkshire -3 35 £37,500 -25.00% 1
City of London -11 32 £52,500 -0.94% 3
Farnborough +6 27 £47,500 -13.63% 1
West Midlands -46 27 £37,500 -2.59% 1
Bournemouth +21 25 £35,000 - 1
Dorset +14 25 £35,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 25 £41,250 -17.50% 2
Hertfordshire -4 24 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Leatherhead +11 18 £32,500 -38.67% 1
Wiltshire +9 17 £42,500 -5.55%
Southampton -5 17 £42,500 +20.56%
Milton Keynes -12 17 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Bedfordshire +6 16 £60,000 +62.16% 2
Hounslow +19 14 £54,750 -
Gloucestershire - 14 £40,000 - 4
Reading -18 10 £34,250 -40.43% 1
Swindon +15 9 £42,500 +25.00%
Bedford +3 9 £65,000 +36.84% 1

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1366 (100.00%) VMware
2 1019 (74.60%) Windows
3 893 (65.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 748 (54.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 729 (53.37%) Microsoft
6 603 (44.14%) Active Directory
7 591 (43.27%) MCSE
8 545 (39.90%) Citrix
9 525 (38.43%) SAN
10 513 (37.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 507 (37.12%) Cisco
12 462 (33.82%) ITIL
13 452 (33.09%) vSphere
14 450 (32.94%) MS Exchange
15 400 (29.28%) Cisco Certification
15 400 (29.28%) Windows Server 2012
16 360 (26.35%) CCNA
17 338 (24.74%) HP
18 316 (23.13%) MS Excel
19 313 (22.91%) MCSA
20 304 (22.25%) Hyper-V
21 281 (20.57%) Linux
22 272 (19.91%) MCITP
23 265 (19.40%) Firewall
24 259 (18.96%) DNS
25 255 (18.67%) NetApp
26 247 (18.08%) Windows Server 2003
27 233 (17.06%) XenApp
28 226 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2010
29 225 (16.47%) Citrix Certification

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 450 (32.94%) MS Exchange
2 226 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 139 (10.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 118 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 117 (8.57%) SharePoint
6 100 (7.32%) IIS
7 85 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 76 (5.56%) Lync
9 75 (5.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 28 (2.05%) Apache
10 28 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2000
11 16 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (0.81%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.81%) SAS
13 10 (0.73%) Office Communications Server
14 8 (0.59%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.37%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
17 4 (0.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 316 (23.13%) MS Excel
2 77 (5.64%) MS Office
3 22 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.29%) Primavera
2 4 (0.29%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.073%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 94 (6.88%) Office 365
2 59 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (3.73%) IaaS
4 47 (3.44%) Cloud Computing
5 36 (2.64%) Amazon AWS
6 32 (2.34%) SaaS
7 30 (2.20%) PaaS
8 14 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.95%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.51%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.37%) Symantec.cloud
12 1 (0.073%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.073%) Heroku
12 1 (0.073%) Nimbula
12 1 (0.073%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 525 (38.43%) SAN
2 265 (19.40%) Firewall
3 259 (18.96%) DNS
4 191 (13.98%) DHCP
5 185 (13.54%) TCP/IP
6 155 (11.35%) WAN
7 132 (9.66%) LAN
8 126 (9.22%) VPN
9 113 (8.27%) NAS
10 82 (6.00%) VLAN
11 63 (4.61%) NetScaler
12 60 (4.39%) iSCSI
13 53 (3.88%) VoIP
14 51 (3.73%) Internet
15 42 (3.07%) Network Security
16 40 (2.93%) SSL
17 37 (2.71%) Cisco ASA
18 36 (2.64%) IPsec
19 32 (2.34%) Fibre Channel
20 29 (2.12%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (1.54%) MySQL
5 20 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
6 18 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 17 (1.24%) SQL Server 2000
8 14 (1.02%) Relational Database
9 13 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
10 12 (0.88%) Informix
11 8 (0.59%) DB2
12 7 (0.51%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
14 2 (0.15%) Data Mining
15 1 (0.073%) BusinessObjects
15 1 (0.073%) MS Access
15 1 (0.073%) PostgreSQL
15 1 (0.073%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (0.29%) Subversion
1 4 (0.29%) JIRA
1 4 (0.29%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.29%) Hudson
1 4 (0.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.22%) WebLOAD
2 3 (0.22%) MSI
2 3 (0.22%) AdminStudio
General
1 172 (12.59%) Finance
2 44 (3.22%) Legal
3 33 (2.42%) Advertising
4 30 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 29 (2.12%) Retail
6 25 (1.83%) Back Office
7 23 (1.68%) Banking
8 15 (1.10%) Law
9 12 (0.88%) Billing
9 12 (0.88%) Marketing
10 11 (0.81%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.66%) Publishing
12 5 (0.37%) Electronics
13 4 (0.29%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.29%) Local Government
14 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.073%) Games
15 1 (0.073%) Military
15 1 (0.073%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 258 (18.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 202 (14.79%) Consultant
3 139 (10.18%) Analyst
4 116 (8.49%) Architect
5 113 (8.27%) Support Engineer
6 86 (6.30%) Administrator
7 83 (6.08%) Systems Engineer
8 78 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
9 66 (4.83%) Technical Architect
10 64 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
11 61 (4.47%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 51 (3.73%) Server Engineer
13 50 (3.66%) Team Leader
14 48 (3.51%) Support Analyst
15 46 (3.37%) VMware Engineer
16 42 (3.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 37 (2.71%) Infrastructure Manager
18 36 (2.64%) Senior Systems Engineer
19 32 (2.34%) Technical Consultant
19 32 (2.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.76%) Web Services
2 13 (0.95%) Software Packaging
3 7 (0.51%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (0.51%) XML
3 7 (0.51%) XSLT
4 6 (0.44%) Application Packaging
4 6 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (0.37%) SAP Basis
5 5 (0.37%) X-Windows
5 5 (0.37%) COM
6 4 (0.29%) .NET
6 4 (0.29%) Flash
6 4 (0.29%) Middleware
6 4 (0.29%) LAMP
7 3 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.22%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.073%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.073%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.073%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 218 (15.96%) Data Centre
2 148 (10.83%) Clustering
3 79 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 78 (5.71%) Replication
5 55 (4.03%) Private Cloud
6 50 (3.66%) Blackberry
7 46 (3.37%) Management Information System
8 40 (2.93%) Computer Science
9 38 (2.78%) EMC VNX
10 35 (2.56%) EqualLogic
11 33 (2.42%) FlexPod
12 31 (2.27%) Fat Client
12 31 (2.27%) Thin Client
13 28 (2.05%) HP Storage
14 23 (1.68%) Enterprise Storage
15 22 (1.61%) HP StoreVirtual
16 14 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
17 13 (0.95%) N-Tier
18 12 (0.88%) AS400
18 12 (0.88%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 1019 (74.60%) Windows
2 513 (37.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 400 (29.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 281 (20.57%) Linux
5 247 (18.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 99 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 91 (6.66%) Windows 7
8 56 (4.10%) Windows 8
9 45 (3.29%) UNIX
10 43 (3.15%) Windows XP
11 31 (2.27%) CentOS
12 29 (2.12%) Data ONTAP
13 22 (1.61%) Windows Vista
14 17 (1.24%) Debian
15 16 (1.17%) VMS
16 14 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
17 13 (0.95%) Solaris
18 12 (0.88%) OS/400
19 9 (0.66%) Mac OS X
20 8 (0.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 462 (33.82%) ITIL
2 127 (9.30%) Project Management
3 122 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
4 112 (8.20%) Mentoring
5 102 (7.47%) Migration
6 87 (6.37%) Change Management
7 62 (4.54%) Service Delivery
8 57 (4.17%) Capacity Management
9 50 (3.66%) Incident Management
9 50 (3.66%) Load Balancing
10 48 (3.51%) Problem Management
11 45 (3.29%) Time Management
12 42 (3.07%) PRINCE2
12 42 (3.07%) Server Building
13 41 (3.00%) Business Continuity
14 37 (2.71%) Configuration Management
15 36 (2.64%) Change Control
16 32 (2.34%) Root Cause Analysis
16 32 (2.34%) Performance Tuning
17 29 (2.12%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 191 (13.98%) SQL
2 146 (10.69%) PowerShell
3 38 (2.78%) VBScript
4 36 (2.64%) Bash Shell
5 19 (1.39%) Python
5 19 (1.39%) Perl
5 19 (1.39%) PHP
6 18 (1.32%) C
7 13 (0.95%) VB
8 9 (0.66%) VBA
8 9 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 8 (0.59%) Ruby
9 8 (0.59%) C++
9 8 (0.59%) Java
10 4 (0.29%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.15%) C#
12 1 (0.073%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 748 (54.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 591 (43.27%) MCSE
3 400 (29.28%) Cisco Certification
4 360 (26.35%) CCNA
5 313 (22.91%) MCSA
6 272 (19.91%) MCITP
7 225 (16.47%) Citrix Certification
8 203 (14.86%) CCA
9 187 (13.69%) MCP
10 169 (12.37%) CCNP
11 151 (11.05%) VCP5
12 125 (9.15%) Degree
13 110 (8.05%) Security Cleared
14 79 (5.78%) VCAP
15 72 (5.27%) SC Cleared
16 63 (4.61%) NCDA
17 61 (4.47%) MCTS
18 59 (4.32%) CCEE
19 45 (3.29%) VCDX
20 44 (3.22%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (5.78%) SLA
2 24 (1.76%) PCI DSS
3 12 (0.88%) COBIT
4 9 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9000
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 893 (65.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 603 (44.14%) Active Directory
3 452 (33.09%) vSphere
4 304 (22.25%) Hyper-V
5 233 (17.06%) XenApp
6 154 (11.27%) VMware ESX
7 148 (10.83%) vCloud
8 111 (8.13%) VMware ESXi
9 107 (7.83%) XenDesktop
10 63 (4.61%) Terminal Services
11 51 (3.73%) XenServer
12 32 (2.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 28 (2.05%) ISA Server
13 28 (2.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 27 (1.98%) Firmware
15 23 (1.68%) Terminal Server
16 21 (1.54%) Forefront TMG
16 21 (1.54%) UAG
17 20 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 15 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 135 (9.88%) SCCM
2 109 (7.98%) Backup Exec
3 78 (5.71%) SCOM
4 63 (4.61%) NetBackup
5 56 (4.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 41 (3.00%) WSUS
7 39 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
8 38 (2.78%) Puppet
9 21 (1.54%) ARCserve
10 20 (1.46%) HP Data Protector
11 17 (1.24%) SCVMM
12 12 (0.88%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 12 (0.88%) vMotion
13 11 (0.81%) XenMobile
13 11 (0.81%) Ansible
13 11 (0.81%) Zenoss
13 11 (0.81%) WhatsUp Gold
14 10 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
14 10 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 10 (0.73%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1366 (100.00%) VMware
2 729 (53.37%) Microsoft
3 545 (39.90%) Citrix
4 507 (37.12%) Cisco
5 338 (24.74%) HP
6 255 (18.67%) NetApp
7 189 (13.84%) EMC
8 126 (9.22%) Red Hat
9 121 (8.86%) Symantec
10 108 (7.91%) Dell
11 98 (7.17%) Veeam
12 90 (6.59%) IBM
13 78 (5.71%) 3PAR
14 56 (4.10%) CheckPoint
15 50 (3.66%) Oracle
16 48 (3.51%) CommVault
17 43 (3.15%) Juniper
17 43 (3.15%) AppSense
18 38 (2.78%) Intel
19 33 (2.42%) Websense
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 18 hours ago
UK
Stott & May
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Hollywood Bowl
Salary: £80,000 per annum with 30% bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Godalming, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + £6K Car All & Training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: bens
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Webrecruit
Salary: £Excellent DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago