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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 404 422 376
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -46
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 692 663 722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.57% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 2.10% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 610 557 631
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -6.66%

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
29759 31530 29565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 27.07% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23768 24632 23798
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 August 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 +33 640 £45,000 - 75
South East +73 212 £42,500 -3.40% 13
London +11 183 £50,000 -4.76% 29
Hampshire +22 66 £45,000 +5.88% 6
East of England -6 65 £45,000 +5.88% 7
South West +13 61 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Surrey +39 55 £40,000 +14.28% 2
North West -1 43 £36,250 -9.37% 7
Farnborough +12 39 £47,500 -13.63% 3
Berkshire +13 38 £47,500 -5.00% 1
West Midlands -39 37 £37,500 -2.59% 3
Yorkshire -46 33 £45,000 +7.14% 6
Dorset +22 28 £35,000 - 1
Bournemouth +20 27 £35,000 - 1
Manchester +1 27 £38,000 +11.76% 3
Bedfordshire -2 27 £55,000 +37.50%
Leeds -23 27 £43,750 +4.16% 6
West Yorkshire -31 27 £43,750 +4.16% 6
Leatherhead +19 26 £33,250 -11.33% 1
Hertfordshire -2 25 £45,000 - 4
City of London +1 24 £53,750 -4.44% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 23 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Bedford +11 18 £55,000 +15.78%
Southampton -7 16 £42,500 +16.43% 1
Wales -8 14 £36,000 +9.09% 2
Milton Keynes -13 14 £37,500 -20.21% 1
Gloucestershire +5 13 £39,500 +6.04% 2
Wiltshire -3 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Scotland +10 12 £45,000 -10.00%
South Wales -14 12 £36,000 +9.09% 1

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1422 (100.00%) VMware
2 1042 (73.28%) Windows
3 953 (67.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 787 (55.34%) Microsoft
5 786 (55.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 637 (44.80%) Active Directory
7 624 (43.88%) MCSE
8 599 (42.12%) Citrix
9 529 (37.20%) SAN
10 512 (36.01%) Cisco
11 500 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 471 (33.12%) vSphere
12 471 (33.12%) MS Exchange
13 459 (32.28%) ITIL
14 411 (28.90%) Cisco Certification
15 403 (28.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 374 (26.30%) HP
17 370 (26.02%) CCNA
18 329 (23.14%) Hyper-V
19 325 (22.86%) MS Excel
20 319 (22.43%) MCSA
21 294 (20.68%) MCITP
22 279 (19.62%) Firewall
23 275 (19.34%) Linux
24 261 (18.35%) SQL Server
25 259 (18.21%) Citrix Certification
26 256 (18.00%) XenApp
27 254 (17.86%) DNS
27 254 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
28 250 (17.58%) NetApp

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 471 (33.12%) MS Exchange
2 234 (16.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 142 (9.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 131 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 128 (9.00%) SharePoint
6 105 (7.38%) IIS
7 94 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2003
8 79 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 77 (5.41%) Lync
10 35 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2000
11 25 (1.76%) Apache
12 18 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
13 13 (0.91%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.91%) SAS
14 12 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
15 10 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.56%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.56%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
17 7 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
18 6 (0.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 325 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 77 (5.41%) MS Office
3 22 (1.55%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.28%) Primavera
2 4 (0.28%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 88 (6.19%) Office 365
2 55 (3.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
4 52 (3.66%) IaaS
5 37 (2.60%) SaaS
6 34 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
7 29 (2.04%) PaaS
8 15 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.91%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.49%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.21%) Symantec.cloud
12 1 (0.070%) Heroku
12 1 (0.070%) Nimbula
12 1 (0.070%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 529 (37.20%) SAN
2 279 (19.62%) Firewall
3 254 (17.86%) DNS
4 210 (14.77%) TCP/IP
5 195 (13.71%) DHCP
6 170 (11.95%) WAN
7 156 (10.97%) VPN
8 144 (10.13%) LAN
9 108 (7.59%) NAS
10 90 (6.33%) VLAN
11 74 (5.20%) iSCSI
12 69 (4.85%) NetScaler
13 65 (4.57%) VoIP
14 48 (3.38%) Network Security
15 42 (2.95%) SSL
16 41 (2.88%) Fibre Channel
17 37 (2.60%) Internet
18 33 (2.32%) IPsec
19 31 (2.18%) MPLS
20 30 (2.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (18.35%) SQL Server
2 61 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (1.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 25 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 21 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
7 17 (1.20%) MySQL
8 15 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 15 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (0.91%) Relational Database
10 12 (0.84%) DB2
11 5 (0.35%) Informix
11 5 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (0.35%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.28%) MS Access
13 3 (0.21%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 1 (0.070%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.070%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (0.21%) MSI
1 3 (0.21%) AdminStudio
General
1 182 (12.80%) Finance
2 46 (3.23%) Legal
3 43 (3.02%) Advertising
4 31 (2.18%) Telecoms
5 28 (1.97%) Back Office
6 27 (1.90%) Banking
6 27 (1.90%) Retail
7 17 (1.20%) Law
8 15 (1.05%) Billing
9 12 (0.84%) Marketing
10 11 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.70%) Publishing
12 6 (0.42%) Investment Banking
13 5 (0.35%) Electronics
14 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.21%) Local Government
16 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.070%) Games
17 1 (0.070%) Military
Job Titles
1 252 (17.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 223 (15.68%) Consultant
3 136 (9.56%) Analyst
4 129 (9.07%) Architect
5 120 (8.44%) Support Engineer
6 92 (6.47%) Administrator
7 88 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
7 88 (6.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 82 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
9 73 (5.13%) Technical Architect
10 60 (4.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 50 (3.52%) Support Analyst
12 49 (3.45%) Server Engineer
13 48 (3.38%) VMware Engineer
14 41 (2.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 37 (2.60%) Senior Systems Engineer
16 36 (2.53%) Team Leader
16 36 (2.53%) Virtualisation Consultant
17 34 (2.39%) Server Support
18 33 (2.32%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.48%) Web Services
2 15 (1.05%) Software Packaging
3 6 (0.42%) Application Packaging
3 6 (0.42%) XML
3 6 (0.42%) XSLT
4 5 (0.35%) Flash
4 5 (0.35%) X-Windows
4 5 (0.35%) SAP Basis
5 4 (0.28%) LAMP
5 4 (0.28%) .NET
5 4 (0.28%) COM
5 4 (0.28%) ODBC
6 3 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (0.21%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.070%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.070%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (0.070%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.070%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 222 (15.61%) Data Centre
2 144 (10.13%) Clustering
3 84 (5.91%) Replication
4 80 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (3.87%) Private Cloud
6 53 (3.73%) Management Information System
7 52 (3.66%) Computer Science
8 46 (3.23%) Fat Client
8 46 (3.23%) Thin Client
9 45 (3.16%) Blackberry
10 42 (2.95%) EqualLogic
11 35 (2.46%) EMC VNX
12 34 (2.39%) FlexPod
13 29 (2.04%) HP Storage
14 21 (1.48%) HP StoreVirtual
15 16 (1.13%) iSeries
15 16 (1.13%) AS400
15 16 (1.13%) N-Tier
16 15 (1.05%) BYOD
16 15 (1.05%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1042 (73.28%) Windows
2 500 (35.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 403 (28.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 275 (19.34%) Linux
5 254 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 103 (7.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 88 (6.19%) Windows 7
8 58 (4.08%) Windows XP
9 54 (3.80%) UNIX
10 50 (3.52%) Windows 8
11 45 (3.16%) Windows Vista
12 37 (2.60%) CentOS
13 26 (1.83%) Data ONTAP
14 23 (1.62%) Debian
15 20 (1.41%) Solaris
16 17 (1.20%) VMS
17 16 (1.13%) OS/400
18 14 (0.98%) AIX
19 13 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
20 8 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (32.28%) ITIL
2 140 (9.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 130 (9.14%) Project Management
4 118 (8.30%) Migration
5 110 (7.74%) Mentoring
6 77 (5.41%) Change Management
7 68 (4.78%) Service Delivery
8 52 (3.66%) Time Management
9 51 (3.59%) Incident Management
10 50 (3.52%) Business Continuity
11 49 (3.45%) Load Balancing
11 49 (3.45%) Capacity Management
12 47 (3.31%) Problem Management
13 41 (2.88%) Server Building
14 38 (2.67%) PRINCE2
15 35 (2.46%) Configuration Management
15 35 (2.46%) Change Control
16 33 (2.32%) Patch Management
17 30 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
17 30 (2.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 203 (14.28%) SQL
2 126 (8.86%) PowerShell
3 39 (2.74%) VBScript
4 28 (1.97%) Bash Shell
5 20 (1.41%) Perl
6 16 (1.13%) Python
7 15 (1.05%) VB
7 15 (1.05%) C
8 12 (0.84%) PHP
9 8 (0.56%) Java
9 8 (0.56%) VBA
10 7 (0.49%) Ruby
10 7 (0.49%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.42%) C++
12 5 (0.35%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.28%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 786 (55.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 624 (43.88%) MCSE
3 411 (28.90%) Cisco Certification
4 370 (26.02%) CCNA
5 319 (22.43%) MCSA
6 294 (20.68%) MCITP
7 259 (18.21%) Citrix Certification
8 238 (16.74%) CCA
9 211 (14.84%) MCP
10 165 (11.60%) VCP5
11 161 (11.32%) CCNP
12 136 (9.56%) Degree
13 119 (8.37%) Security Cleared
14 72 (5.06%) SC Cleared
14 72 (5.06%) VCAP
15 65 (4.57%) NCDA
16 57 (4.01%) MCTS
17 51 (3.59%) CCEE
18 46 (3.23%) CCEA
19 44 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.49%) SLA
2 24 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.20%) COBIT
4 13 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 953 (67.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 637 (44.80%) Active Directory
3 471 (33.12%) vSphere
4 329 (23.14%) Hyper-V
5 256 (18.00%) XenApp
6 153 (10.76%) vCloud
7 148 (10.41%) VMware ESX
8 133 (9.35%) XenDesktop
9 108 (7.59%) VMware ESXi
10 76 (5.34%) Terminal Services
11 60 (4.22%) XenServer
12 37 (2.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 30 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 28 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 21 (1.48%) ISA Server
16 20 (1.41%) Firmware
17 19 (1.34%) Terminal Server
18 16 (1.13%) Forefront TMG
18 16 (1.13%) UAG
19 15 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 138 (9.70%) SCCM
2 108 (7.59%) Backup Exec
3 70 (4.92%) SCOM
4 55 (3.87%) NetBackup
5 49 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 37 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
7 36 (2.53%) WSUS
8 32 (2.25%) Puppet
9 21 (1.48%) SCVMM
10 19 (1.34%) ARCserve
10 19 (1.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 14 (0.98%) HP Data Protector
12 13 (0.91%) vMotion
13 12 (0.84%) CFEngine
14 11 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
15 10 (0.70%) Ansible
16 9 (0.63%) XenMobile
16 9 (0.63%) Zenoss
16 9 (0.63%) WhatsUp Gold
17 6 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1422 (100.00%) VMware
2 787 (55.34%) Microsoft
3 599 (42.12%) Citrix
4 512 (36.01%) Cisco
5 374 (26.30%) HP
6 250 (17.58%) NetApp
7 169 (11.88%) EMC
8 123 (8.65%) Red Hat
8 123 (8.65%) Symantec
9 116 (8.16%) Dell
10 102 (7.17%) Veeam
11 96 (6.75%) IBM
12 80 (5.63%) 3PAR
13 70 (4.92%) Oracle
14 58 (4.08%) Juniper
15 48 (3.38%) CheckPoint
16 42 (2.95%) CommVault
17 40 (2.81%) Intel
18 37 (2.60%) AppSense
19 31 (2.18%) Avaya
London
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + On-call + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Flintshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus,On-call
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £35k - 38k per month + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum + + package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus (up to 10K)
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £57500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + on call + 10% bonus + 5% pension +
Posted: 16 hours ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday