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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 375 412 359
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -53
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 777 639 810
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.58% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.46% 2.14% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 678 541 728
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
31523 29832 32956
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 26.95% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 25254 23935 27574
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 25 November 2014 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 25 November 2014. 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 +51 751 £45,000 - 72
London +39 249 £50,000 +11.11% 21
South East +40 186 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Yorkshire +12 90 £45,000 -10.00% 8
South West +51 77 £45,000 +6.45% 6
West Yorkshire +4 70 £42,000 -16.00% 6
City of London +16 66 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Leeds +8 59 £43,000 -9.47% 5
West Midlands -5 55 £37,500 -13.79% 5
East of England -3 53 £45,000 - 6
Hampshire -15 49 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Berkshire +17 47 £40,000 -20.00% 3
North West -15 45 £42,000 +26.31% 12
Reading +30 44 £42,500 -22.72% 1
Birmingham +13 42 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Dorset +30 38 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Manchester -20 32 £37,500 +25.00% 11
Southampton -1 31 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Surrey -13 29 £45,000 -10.00%
Poole - 27 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +12 25 £30,000 -38.27% 1
East Midlands -17 21 £37,500 -6.25% 3
Hertfordshire -4 19 £45,000 +2.27% 4
Bristol +13 16 £35,000 -14.63% 2
East Sussex +6 16 £33,500 -18.29%
York +20 14 £48,000 -4.00% 1
North Yorkshire +13 14 £48,000 -4.00% 1
Cambridgeshire -7 14 £37,500 -28.57%
Northampton -12 14 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Northamptonshire -14 14 £38,750 -29.54% 2

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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 1457 (100.00%) VMware
2 1107 (75.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1094 (75.09%) Windows
4 921 (63.21%) Microsoft
5 827 (56.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 674 (46.26%) Active Directory
7 662 (45.44%) MCSE
8 655 (44.96%) Citrix
9 561 (38.50%) SAN
10 525 (36.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 513 (35.21%) MS Exchange
12 507 (34.80%) Cisco
13 478 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
14 448 (30.75%) vSphere
15 418 (28.69%) MCITP
16 390 (26.77%) CCNA
17 387 (26.56%) Hyper-V
18 377 (25.88%) HP
19 366 (25.12%) ITIL
20 359 (24.64%) Citrix Certification
21 335 (22.99%) MS Excel
22 332 (22.79%) Windows Server 2012
23 327 (22.44%) NetApp
24 310 (21.28%) CCA
25 298 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
26 297 (20.38%) XenApp
27 283 (19.42%) Firewall
28 276 (18.94%) Windows Server 2003
29 269 (18.46%) MCSA
30 264 (18.12%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, 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
1 513 (35.21%) MS Exchange
2 298 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 216 (14.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 179 (12.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 177 (12.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 130 (8.92%) SharePoint
7 111 (7.62%) IIS
8 103 (7.07%) Lync
9 83 (5.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 79 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2000
11 47 (3.23%) Apache
12 16 (1.10%) Tomcat
13 15 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
14 14 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
14 14 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.41%) Apache Solr
17 5 (0.34%) WebSphere
17 5 (0.34%) SAS
18 4 (0.27%) TPMS
Applications
1 335 (22.99%) MS Excel
2 66 (4.53%) MS Office
3 8 (0.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.41%) MS Project
5 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.34%) Summit
2 4 (0.27%) Tridion
2 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.069%) Agresso
4 1 (0.069%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.95%) Office 365
2 28 (1.92%) SaaS
3 17 (1.17%) IaaS
3 17 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (1.10%) PaaS
5 11 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.14%) Heroku
8 1 (0.069%) ElastiCache
8 1 (0.069%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 561 (38.50%) SAN
2 283 (19.42%) Firewall
3 246 (16.88%) TCP/IP
4 208 (14.28%) DNS
5 164 (11.26%) VPN
6 148 (10.16%) WAN
7 147 (10.09%) LAN
8 141 (9.68%) DHCP
9 134 (9.20%) NAS
10 117 (8.03%) NetScaler
11 70 (4.80%) iSCSI
12 59 (4.05%) VoIP
12 59 (4.05%) SSL
13 58 (3.98%) VLAN
14 56 (3.84%) Cisco ASA
15 54 (3.71%) Cisco Nexus
16 50 (3.43%) Fibre Channel
17 49 (3.36%) MPLS
18 48 (3.29%) Internet
19 43 (2.95%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 223 (15.31%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 47 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (2.40%) MySQL
5 18 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (1.03%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 12 (0.82%) Informix
8 11 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
9 10 (0.69%) DB2
10 6 (0.41%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.27%) Redis
11 4 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.27%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.14%) Big Data
13 1 (0.069%) Infinispan
13 1 (0.069%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.069%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.069%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 13 (0.89%) Subversion
1 13 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 10 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.62%) Jenkins
3 9 (0.62%) JIRA
4 6 (0.41%) WebLOAD
4 6 (0.41%) MSI
4 6 (0.41%) Hudson
5 1 (0.069%) ProC
General
1 151 (10.36%) Finance
2 27 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 18 (1.24%) Back Office
3 18 (1.24%) Banking
4 17 (1.17%) Advertising
5 15 (1.03%) French Language
6 14 (0.96%) Retail
6 14 (0.96%) Spanish Language
7 12 (0.82%) Games
8 9 (0.62%) Legal
9 5 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.34%) German Language
9 5 (0.34%) Law
10 3 (0.21%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.21%) Welsh Language
11 2 (0.14%) Marketing
11 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.069%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.069%) Electronics
12 1 (0.069%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 299 (20.52%) Consultant
2 254 (17.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 169 (11.60%) Support Engineer
3 169 (11.60%) Architect
4 123 (8.44%) 3rd Line Support
5 110 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
6 107 (7.34%) Analyst
7 75 (5.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 66 (4.53%) VMware Engineer
9 65 (4.46%) Solutions Architect
10 61 (4.19%) Server Engineer
10 61 (4.19%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 52 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
11 52 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
12 51 (3.50%) Support Analyst
12 51 (3.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 50 (3.43%) Administrator
14 49 (3.36%) Wintel Consultant
15 48 (3.29%) Technical Consultant
16 46 (3.16%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.44%) Web Services
2 19 (1.30%) .NET
3 14 (0.96%) Middleware
4 13 (0.89%) Application Packaging
5 11 (0.75%) COM+
6 10 (0.69%) RabbitMQ
7 9 (0.62%) LAMP
8 6 (0.41%) ASP.NET
9 5 (0.34%) XML
10 4 (0.27%) COM
10 4 (0.27%) ActiveMQ
10 4 (0.27%) Software Packaging
10 4 (0.27%) HTML
11 2 (0.14%) X-Windows
12 1 (0.069%) Windows SharePoint Services
12 1 (0.069%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.069%) SOAP
12 1 (0.069%) Flash
12 1 (0.069%) WAP
12 1 (0.069%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 159 (10.91%) Clustering
2 104 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 79 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (4.67%) Thin Client
4 68 (4.67%) Fat Client
5 57 (3.91%) Replication
6 54 (3.71%) EqualLogic
7 35 (2.40%) Enterprise Storage
8 34 (2.33%) Computer Science
9 31 (2.13%) Management Information System
10 28 (1.92%) CLARiiON
11 27 (1.85%) FlexPod
12 14 (0.96%) IBM XIV
12 14 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 13 (0.89%) Celerra
14 11 (0.75%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.62%) CMDB
16 7 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
17 6 (0.41%) Web 2.0
18 5 (0.34%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 1094 (75.09%) Windows
2 525 (36.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 332 (22.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 276 (18.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 255 (17.50%) Linux
6 80 (5.49%) UNIX
6 80 (5.49%) Windows 7
7 79 (5.42%) Windows Vista
8 76 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 59 (4.05%) CentOS
10 31 (2.13%) Windows XP
11 30 (2.06%) Windows 8
12 29 (1.99%) Solaris
13 17 (1.17%) AIX
14 15 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
15 13 (0.89%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.55%) Debian
17 5 (0.34%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.27%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (25.12%) ITIL
2 182 (12.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 139 (9.54%) Project Management
4 103 (7.07%) Change Control
5 67 (4.60%) Migration
6 62 (4.26%) Service Delivery
7 61 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
8 56 (3.84%) Change Management
9 52 (3.57%) Incident Management
10 51 (3.50%) Mentoring
11 50 (3.43%) PRINCE2
12 48 (3.29%) Load Balancing
13 45 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
14 42 (2.88%) Business Continuity
15 40 (2.75%) Technical Architecture
16 37 (2.54%) Capacity Management
17 33 (2.26%) Capacity Planning
18 32 (2.20%) Mobile Device Management
19 29 (1.99%) Service Management
20 28 (1.92%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (14.14%) PowerShell
2 179 (12.29%) SQL
3 40 (2.75%) Perl
4 37 (2.54%) PHP
5 31 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 19 (1.30%) VB
7 15 (1.03%) VBScript
7 15 (1.03%) Shell Script
8 11 (0.75%) C
9 6 (0.41%) Python
10 5 (0.34%) Java
11 3 (0.21%) Ruby
11 3 (0.21%) C#
Qualifications
1 827 (56.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 662 (45.44%) MCSE
3 478 (32.81%) Cisco Certification
4 418 (28.69%) MCITP
5 390 (26.77%) CCNA
6 359 (24.64%) Citrix Certification
7 310 (21.28%) CCA
8 269 (18.46%) MCSA
9 264 (18.12%) MCP
10 179 (12.29%) CCNP
11 140 (9.61%) VCAP
12 131 (8.99%) VCP5
13 115 (7.89%) Degree
13 115 (7.89%) MCTS
14 103 (7.07%) NCDA
15 88 (6.04%) Security Cleared
16 87 (5.97%) CCEE
17 77 (5.28%) NCIE
18 69 (4.74%) SC Cleared
19 61 (4.19%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.08%) SLA
2 9 (0.62%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.27%) COBIT
5 3 (0.21%) QA
5 3 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1107 (75.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 674 (46.26%) Active Directory
3 448 (30.75%) vSphere
4 387 (26.56%) Hyper-V
5 297 (20.38%) XenApp
6 242 (16.61%) VMware ESX
7 192 (13.18%) XenDesktop
8 180 (12.35%) VMware ESXi
9 116 (7.96%) vCloud
10 80 (5.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 69 (4.74%) XenServer
12 47 (3.23%) Terminal Services
13 46 (3.16%) VMware Server
13 46 (3.16%) Microsoft App-V
14 26 (1.78%) NFS
15 16 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
16 14 (0.96%) ISA Server
16 14 (0.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 12 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 9 (0.62%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 104 (7.14%) SCCM
2 92 (6.31%) SCOM
3 89 (6.11%) Backup Exec
4 78 (5.35%) NetBackup
5 37 (2.54%) WSUS
6 36 (2.47%) XenMobile
7 27 (1.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 27 (1.85%) Puppet
8 24 (1.65%) Nagios
9 22 (1.51%) Cacti
10 21 (1.44%) HP SIM
10 21 (1.44%) Norton AntiVirus
11 20 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 17 (1.17%) WMI
13 16 (1.10%) ARCserve
14 14 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
15 11 (0.75%) SCVMM
16 9 (0.62%) NetCrunch
16 9 (0.62%) Tivoli
16 9 (0.62%) MOM
Vendors
1 1457 (100.00%) VMware
2 921 (63.21%) Microsoft
3 655 (44.96%) Citrix
4 507 (34.80%) Cisco
5 377 (25.88%) HP
6 327 (22.44%) NetApp
7 244 (16.75%) EMC
8 169 (11.60%) Dell
9 103 (7.07%) IBM
10 100 (6.86%) Symantec
11 79 (5.42%) Veeam
12 70 (4.80%) Red Hat
13 62 (4.26%) Juniper
14 61 (4.19%) 3PAR
15 58 (3.98%) AppSense
16 44 (3.02%) F5
17 41 (2.81%) SolarWinds
18 39 (2.68%) Oracle
19 36 (2.47%) CheckPoint
20 34 (2.33%) Brocade
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £53,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Suffolk
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + + car +bonus + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + + car +bonus + bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Glasgow Area
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £70000 Per Annum £6k car allowance + £12k
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + 5K Car Allow + Benefi6s
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + company car
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: To £35,000 plus car
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £23000 - £24700 Per Annum Pension, Free Parking
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Lumesse
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
CF Appointments
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday