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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 387 462 419
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -43
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 721 611 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.51% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 1.88% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 606 550 550
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%

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
30328 32559 30867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.26% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23672 26050 24858
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 4 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 4 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 +59 673 £43,250 -3.88% 95
London +86 266 £47,500 -5.00% 25
South East +32 157 £44,000 -2.22% 21
South West +20 66 £35,000 -12.50% 10
City of London +52 61 £50,000 +2.56% 4
East of England +28 58 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Hampshire +25 52 £42,500 -8.10% 5
North West +5 49 £39,000 +4.00% 10
Manchester +20 33 £32,500 -7.14% 7
Berkshire -13 32 £60,000 +34.83% 5
Buckinghamshire +19 31 £37,000 -17.77% 4
Yorkshire -7 31 £32,500 -27.77% 7
West Midlands -16 31 £36,000 -24.21% 8
Bedfordshire +26 29 £48,000 +20.00% 4
Southampton +11 24 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Surrey +32 23 £45,000 - 4
Dorset +6 23 £35,000 - 4
Bedford - 23 £55,000 - 1
Bournemouth +7 22 £35,000 - 4
Milton Keynes -10 21 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Hertfordshire -12 20 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Wales -9 19 £38,000 +8.57% 1
South Wales -17 19 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Reading -9 18 £87,500 +94.44% 2
West Yorkshire -25 17 £34,500 -23.33% 7
Cambridgeshire +28 16 £50,000 -28.57% 2
Cambridge +26 15 £50,000 -33.33% 1
Gloucestershire -15 15 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham -22 15 £35,500 -29.00% 3
East Midlands -27 15 £35,000 -22.22% 4

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 1428 (100.00%) VMware
2 1024 (71.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1005 (70.38%) Windows
4 887 (62.11%) Microsoft
5 816 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 686 (48.04%) Citrix
7 657 (46.01%) MCSE
8 624 (43.70%) Active Directory
9 538 (37.68%) SAN
10 515 (36.06%) Cisco
11 497 (34.80%) vSphere
12 465 (32.56%) MS Exchange
13 437 (30.60%) Windows Server 2008
14 427 (29.90%) Cisco Certification
15 387 (27.10%) HP
16 377 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
17 375 (26.26%) Citrix Certification
18 365 (25.56%) Hyper-V
19 360 (25.21%) CCNA
20 351 (24.58%) CCA
21 346 (24.23%) MS Excel
22 344 (24.09%) ITIL
23 316 (22.13%) MCITP
24 312 (21.85%) XenApp
25 296 (20.73%) Firewall
26 287 (20.10%) MCSA
27 280 (19.61%) NetApp
28 271 (18.98%) SQL Server
29 249 (17.44%) TCP/IP
30 247 (17.30%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 4 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
1 465 (32.56%) MS Exchange
2 216 (15.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 172 (12.04%) SharePoint
4 156 (10.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 138 (9.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 102 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 102 (7.14%) Lync
7 93 (6.51%) IIS
8 69 (4.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 33 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2000
10 26 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 21 (1.47%) Apache
12 20 (1.40%) Office Communications Server
13 18 (1.26%) WebSphere
13 18 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
14 16 (1.12%) IBM HTTP Server
14 16 (1.12%) OpenStack
15 14 (0.98%) SAS
16 8 (0.56%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
17 5 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 346 (24.23%) MS Excel
2 79 (5.53%) MS Office
3 13 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.56%) S-PLUS
5 2 (0.14%) MS Project
5 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.14%) Primavera
2 2 (0.14%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.070%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.070%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.97%) Office 365
2 56 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
3 49 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (2.45%) IaaS
5 33 (2.31%) SaaS
6 30 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (1.96%) PaaS
8 21 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (1.12%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.35%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.35%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.21%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 538 (37.68%) SAN
2 296 (20.73%) Firewall
3 249 (17.44%) TCP/IP
4 214 (14.99%) DNS
5 167 (11.69%) DHCP
6 164 (11.48%) WAN
7 156 (10.92%) VPN
8 140 (9.80%) LAN
9 116 (8.12%) NAS
10 99 (6.93%) NetScaler
11 93 (6.51%) VLAN
12 84 (5.88%) iSCSI
13 77 (5.39%) VoIP
14 59 (4.13%) SSL
15 58 (4.06%) Wireless
16 49 (3.43%) Fibre Channel
17 43 (3.01%) Network Security
18 41 (2.87%) MPLS
19 39 (2.73%) Cisco ASA
20 37 (2.59%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 52 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (1.54%) DB2
5 20 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 19 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 19 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
7 14 (0.98%) MySQL
8 11 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (0.63%) Relational Database
10 7 (0.49%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 5 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 5 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.28%) MS Access
13 4 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.21%) Redis
15 2 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (0.63%) MSI
2 3 (0.21%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.14%) Subversion
3 2 (0.14%) JIRA
3 2 (0.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.14%) Jenkins
General
1 154 (10.78%) Finance
2 39 (2.73%) Advertising
3 30 (2.10%) Banking
4 29 (2.03%) Legal
5 27 (1.89%) Back Office
6 19 (1.33%) Retail
7 18 (1.26%) Telecoms
8 11 (0.77%) Investment Banking
8 11 (0.77%) Billing
9 8 (0.56%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.56%) Law
9 8 (0.56%) Marketing
10 7 (0.49%) Publishing
11 6 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.28%) Electronics
13 3 (0.21%) Military
14 2 (0.14%) Games
14 2 (0.14%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 246 (17.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 239 (16.74%) Consultant
3 136 (9.52%) Architect
4 134 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 127 (8.89%) Support Engineer
6 119 (8.33%) Analyst
7 86 (6.02%) Systems Engineer
8 73 (5.11%) VMware Engineer
9 65 (4.55%) Technical Architect
9 65 (4.55%) Administrator
10 63 (4.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 59 (4.13%) Server Engineer
12 57 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
13 54 (3.78%) Project Engineer
14 47 (3.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 40 (2.80%) Technical Support
15 40 (2.80%) Virtualisation Consultant
16 39 (2.73%) Storage Engineer
17 38 (2.66%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 37 (2.59%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.54%) Web Services
2 12 (0.84%) Application Packaging
3 11 (0.77%) Software Packaging
4 7 (0.49%) .NET
5 6 (0.42%) Flash
6 5 (0.35%) J2EE
7 4 (0.28%) ODBC
8 3 (0.21%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (0.21%) Middleware
9 2 (0.14%) LAMP
9 2 (0.14%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.14%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.14%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.070%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 142 (9.94%) Clustering
2 72 (5.04%) Fat Client
2 72 (5.04%) Thin Client
3 70 (4.90%) Replication
4 64 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (3.78%) Computer Science
6 48 (3.36%) Management Information System
7 43 (3.01%) FlexPod
8 39 (2.73%) Private Cloud
8 39 (2.73%) EqualLogic
9 37 (2.59%) Blackberry
10 24 (1.68%) iSeries
11 22 (1.54%) BYOD
12 21 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
13 20 (1.40%) AS400
14 13 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (0.84%) Visualisation
15 12 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
16 11 (0.77%) N-Tier
17 10 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1005 (70.38%) Windows
2 437 (30.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 377 (26.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 247 (17.30%) Linux
5 231 (16.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 97 (6.79%) Windows Vista
7 84 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 80 (5.60%) Windows 7
9 68 (4.76%) Windows XP
10 66 (4.62%) UNIX
11 51 (3.57%) CentOS
12 39 (2.73%) Windows 8
13 32 (2.24%) Solaris
14 25 (1.75%) AIX
15 24 (1.68%) VMS
15 24 (1.68%) Debian
16 20 (1.40%) OS/400
17 13 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
18 5 (0.35%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (24.09%) ITIL
2 153 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 144 (10.08%) Migration
4 129 (9.03%) Project Management
5 76 (5.32%) Mentoring
6 65 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 64 (4.48%) Service Delivery
8 58 (4.06%) Change Management
8 58 (4.06%) Incident Management
9 55 (3.85%) Time Management
10 52 (3.64%) Load Balancing
11 49 (3.43%) PRINCE2
12 37 (2.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 35 (2.45%) Capacity Planning
14 34 (2.38%) ITIL V3
15 29 (2.03%) Capacity Management
16 25 (1.75%) Technical Architecture
17 24 (1.68%) Change Control
18 23 (1.61%) TOGAF
19 21 (1.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 209 (14.64%) SQL
2 120 (8.40%) PowerShell
3 24 (1.68%) C
3 24 (1.68%) Perl
4 23 (1.61%) Bash Shell
5 17 (1.19%) VB
6 15 (1.05%) PHP
7 9 (0.63%) Shell Script
8 8 (0.56%) Java
8 8 (0.56%) VBScript
9 7 (0.49%) T-SQL
9 7 (0.49%) Python
10 6 (0.42%) Bourne shell
11 5 (0.35%) Ruby
12 4 (0.28%) C#
13 2 (0.14%) VBA
13 2 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 816 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 657 (46.01%) MCSE
3 427 (29.90%) Cisco Certification
4 375 (26.26%) Citrix Certification
5 360 (25.21%) CCNA
6 351 (24.58%) CCA
7 316 (22.13%) MCITP
8 287 (20.10%) MCSA
9 213 (14.92%) MCP
10 200 (14.01%) VCP5
11 158 (11.06%) CCNP
12 126 (8.82%) Degree
13 92 (6.44%) NCDA
14 83 (5.81%) Security Cleared
15 68 (4.76%) VCAP
16 66 (4.62%) NCIE
17 57 (3.99%) CCEA
18 48 (3.36%) MCTS
19 44 (3.08%) JNCIA
19 44 (3.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.13%) SLA
2 14 (0.98%) COBIT
3 12 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 1024 (71.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 624 (43.70%) Active Directory
3 497 (34.80%) vSphere
4 365 (25.56%) Hyper-V
5 312 (21.85%) XenApp
6 192 (13.45%) XenDesktop
7 144 (10.08%) VMware ESX
8 129 (9.03%) VMware ESXi
9 98 (6.86%) vCloud
10 84 (5.88%) Terminal Services
11 76 (5.32%) XenServer
12 55 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
13 35 (2.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 29 (2.03%) VMware Server
15 26 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 24 (1.68%) NFS
17 13 (0.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 11 (0.77%) Xen
19 8 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
19 8 (0.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 164 (11.48%) SCCM
2 118 (8.26%) Backup Exec
3 74 (5.18%) SCOM
4 35 (2.45%) NetBackup
5 27 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 26 (1.82%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 24 (1.68%) Puppet
7 24 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
8 23 (1.61%) SCVMM
9 22 (1.54%) WSUS
10 21 (1.47%) WMI
11 17 (1.19%) XenMobile
12 12 (0.84%) Nagios
13 11 (0.77%) ARCserve
14 10 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
14 10 (0.70%) CFEngine
15 9 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 9 (0.63%) Cacti
16 7 (0.49%) vMotion
17 6 (0.42%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1428 (100.00%) VMware
2 887 (62.11%) Microsoft
3 686 (48.04%) Citrix
4 515 (36.06%) Cisco
5 387 (27.10%) HP
6 280 (19.61%) NetApp
7 148 (10.36%) Symantec
7 148 (10.36%) EMC
8 129 (9.03%) Dell
9 123 (8.61%) Veeam
10 113 (7.91%) IBM
11 94 (6.58%) Red Hat
12 72 (5.04%) 3PAR
13 65 (4.55%) Oracle
13 65 (4.55%) Juniper
14 47 (3.29%) Avaya
15 45 (3.15%) Intel
15 45 (3.15%) AppSense
16 38 (2.66%) Brocade
17 35 (2.45%) CommVault
City, London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £130,000 per annum Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, R
Posted: 4 hours ago