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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 392 432 347
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -85
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 729 597 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.55% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.34% 2.01% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 629 500 760
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £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
31098 29633 32739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.77% 27.06% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24921 23376 27486
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +53 702 £45,000 - 72
London +60 249 £50,000 +5.26% 27
South East +24 155 £45,000 +7.14% 18
Yorkshire +1 77 £40,000 -20.00% 2
South West +48 69 £45,000 - 2
City of London +46 63 £49,500 +2.59% 7
West Yorkshire -4 58 £32,500 -35.00% 2
East of England +1 55 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Leeds -3 49 £30,000 -33.33% 2
North West -16 49 £34,000 - 9
Hampshire -25 49 £42,500 +21.42% 12
Manchester -15 40 £34,000 +13.33% 6
Dorset - 38 £37,500 - 2
West Midlands -27 37 £37,250 -16.29% 3
Buckinghamshire +21 32 £33,750 -30.55% 2
Southampton 0 29 £42,500 +21.42% 10
Birmingham -2 29 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Poole - 28 £50,000 -
Surrey 0 25 £45,000 -10.00%
Berkshire -11 22 £58,750 +17.50% 4
East Midlands -12 17 £35,000 -22.22% 3
North Yorkshire +10 15 £48,000 -4.00%
Bedfordshire +6 15 £45,000 -10.00% 5
York +19 14 £48,000 -4.00%
Hertfordshire -10 14 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Devon +7 13 £36,000 -20.00%
East Sussex +1 13 £33,500 -18.29%
Reading -2 13 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire -8 12 £41,500 -30.83%
Milton Keynes +6 10 £37,500 -11.76% 1

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1483 (100.00%) VMware
2 1130 (76.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1103 (74.38%) Windows
4 919 (61.97%) Microsoft
5 847 (57.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 682 (45.99%) MCSE
7 676 (45.58%) Active Directory
8 667 (44.98%) Citrix
9 568 (38.30%) SAN
10 519 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 513 (34.59%) Cisco
12 511 (34.46%) MS Exchange
13 481 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
14 470 (31.69%) vSphere
15 419 (28.25%) MCITP
16 393 (26.50%) Hyper-V
17 391 (26.37%) CCNA
18 375 (25.29%) HP
19 374 (25.22%) Citrix Certification
20 366 (24.68%) ITIL
21 335 (22.59%) Windows Server 2012
22 334 (22.52%) NetApp
23 333 (22.45%) MS Excel
24 325 (21.92%) CCA
25 310 (20.90%) XenApp
26 300 (20.23%) Exchange Server 2010
27 286 (19.29%) Firewall
28 282 (19.02%) Windows Server 2003
29 271 (18.27%) MCSA
30 270 (18.21%) MCP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 511 (34.46%) MS Exchange
2 300 (20.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 213 (14.36%) Exchange Server 2007
4 184 (12.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 182 (12.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 140 (9.44%) SharePoint
7 117 (7.89%) IIS
8 99 (6.68%) Lync
9 86 (5.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 80 (5.39%) Exchange Server 2000
11 45 (3.03%) Apache
12 18 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
13 17 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
14 15 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
15 12 (0.81%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.61%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.54%) SAS
17 8 (0.54%) OpenStack
18 6 (0.40%) Apache Solr
18 6 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 333 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 64 (4.32%) MS Office
3 9 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.47%) MS Project
5 4 (0.27%) S-PLUS
5 4 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.27%) Summit
1 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.20%) Tridion
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.067%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 42 (2.83%) Office 365
2 35 (2.36%) SaaS
3 28 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (1.62%) PaaS
5 22 (1.48%) IaaS
6 14 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.20%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.20%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.13%) Heroku
10 1 (0.067%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.067%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 568 (38.30%) SAN
2 286 (19.29%) Firewall
3 244 (16.45%) TCP/IP
4 213 (14.36%) DNS
5 163 (10.99%) VPN
6 152 (10.25%) WAN
7 149 (10.05%) LAN
8 142 (9.58%) DHCP
9 137 (9.24%) NAS
10 118 (7.96%) NetScaler
11 74 (4.99%) iSCSI
12 68 (4.59%) VoIP
13 64 (4.32%) VLAN
14 62 (4.18%) SSL
15 58 (3.91%) Cisco ASA
15 58 (3.91%) Fibre Channel
16 56 (3.78%) MPLS
17 52 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
18 48 (3.24%) Wireless
19 47 (3.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 86 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
3 45 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 36 (2.43%) MySQL
5 19 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (0.94%) DB2
7 11 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (0.67%) Informix
9 9 (0.61%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.61%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.27%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.27%) Redis
10 4 (0.27%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.13%) Big Data
11 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (0.67%) Subversion
1 10 (0.67%) Git (software)
1 10 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.47%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.47%) JIRA
2 7 (0.47%) MSI
3 6 (0.40%) WebLOAD
4 4 (0.27%) Hudson
5 1 (0.067%) ProC
General
1 153 (10.32%) Finance
2 27 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 23 (1.55%) Back Office
4 16 (1.08%) Advertising
5 15 (1.01%) Banking
6 14 (0.94%) French Language
6 14 (0.94%) Spanish Language
7 11 (0.74%) Retail
8 9 (0.61%) Games
8 9 (0.61%) Legal
9 5 (0.34%) Law
10 4 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.27%) Welsh Language
11 3 (0.20%) Marketing
11 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.13%) Electronics
12 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.13%) Military
13 1 (0.067%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 300 (20.23%) Consultant
2 245 (16.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 173 (11.67%) Architect
4 164 (11.06%) Support Engineer
5 125 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 111 (7.48%) Analyst
7 107 (7.22%) Systems Engineer
8 75 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 75 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
9 67 (4.52%) Solutions Architect
10 64 (4.32%) Server Engineer
11 63 (4.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 50 (3.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 50 (3.37%) Senior Consultant
13 49 (3.30%) Storage Engineer
14 47 (3.17%) Support Analyst
15 46 (3.10%) IT Support
15 46 (3.10%) Wintel Consultant
16 45 (3.03%) Administrator
16 45 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.55%) Web Services
2 20 (1.35%) .NET
3 14 (0.94%) Application Packaging
4 12 (0.81%) Middleware
5 11 (0.74%) COM+
6 8 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (0.40%) LAMP
7 6 (0.40%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.34%) XML
9 4 (0.27%) COM
9 4 (0.27%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (0.20%) HTML
10 3 (0.20%) J2EE
11 2 (0.13%) Flash
11 2 (0.13%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.13%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.067%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.067%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 153 (10.32%) Clustering
2 104 (7.01%) Blackberry
3 72 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (4.79%) Thin Client
4 71 (4.79%) Fat Client
5 61 (4.11%) Replication
6 55 (3.71%) EqualLogic
7 37 (2.49%) Computer Science
8 35 (2.36%) Management Information System
9 33 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
10 28 (1.89%) CLARiiON
11 25 (1.69%) FlexPod
12 13 (0.88%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.88%) Celerra
13 12 (0.81%) IBM XIV
14 10 (0.67%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.61%) CMDB
15 9 (0.61%) iSeries
16 7 (0.47%) Mobile App
17 6 (0.40%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1103 (74.38%) Windows
2 519 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 335 (22.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 282 (19.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 259 (17.46%) Linux
6 85 (5.73%) UNIX
7 83 (5.60%) Windows Vista
8 80 (5.39%) Windows 7
9 66 (4.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 61 (4.11%) CentOS
11 34 (2.29%) Windows XP
12 31 (2.09%) Solaris
12 31 (2.09%) Windows 8
13 22 (1.48%) AIX
14 21 (1.42%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (0.81%) Windows 2000
16 8 (0.54%) VMS
16 8 (0.54%) Debian
17 6 (0.40%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (24.68%) ITIL
2 188 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
3 144 (9.71%) Project Management
4 104 (7.01%) Change Control
5 80 (5.39%) Migration
6 61 (4.11%) Service Delivery
7 60 (4.05%) PRINCE2
8 58 (3.91%) Incident Management
9 57 (3.84%) Change Management
10 56 (3.78%) Performance Tuning
11 53 (3.57%) Mentoring
12 49 (3.30%) Load Balancing
13 47 (3.17%) Business Continuity
14 43 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
15 39 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
16 35 (2.36%) Capacity Planning
16 35 (2.36%) Capacity Management
17 31 (2.09%) Mobile Device Management
18 24 (1.62%) Problem Management
19 22 (1.48%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (14.30%) PowerShell
2 182 (12.27%) SQL
3 41 (2.76%) PHP
4 40 (2.70%) Perl
5 35 (2.36%) Bash Shell
6 18 (1.21%) VB
7 14 (0.94%) VBScript
7 14 (0.94%) C
8 13 (0.88%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.61%) Python
10 7 (0.47%) Java
11 4 (0.27%) C#
11 4 (0.27%) Ruby
12 1 (0.067%) R
Qualifications
1 847 (57.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 682 (45.99%) MCSE
3 481 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
4 419 (28.25%) MCITP
5 391 (26.37%) CCNA
6 374 (25.22%) Citrix Certification
7 325 (21.92%) CCA
8 271 (18.27%) MCSA
9 270 (18.21%) MCP
10 172 (11.60%) CCNP
11 154 (10.38%) VCP5
12 136 (9.17%) VCAP
13 119 (8.02%) Degree
14 111 (7.48%) NCDA
15 105 (7.08%) MCTS
16 92 (6.20%) Security Cleared
17 84 (5.66%) NCIE
18 80 (5.39%) CCEE
19 71 (4.79%) SC Cleared
20 65 (4.38%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.99%) SLA
2 8 (0.54%) PCI DSS
3 7 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.27%) COBIT
5 4 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 1130 (76.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 676 (45.58%) Active Directory
3 470 (31.69%) vSphere
4 393 (26.50%) Hyper-V
5 310 (20.90%) XenApp
6 238 (16.05%) VMware ESX
7 193 (13.01%) VMware ESXi
8 191 (12.88%) XenDesktop
9 111 (7.48%) vCloud
10 81 (5.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 65 (4.38%) XenServer
12 52 (3.51%) Terminal Services
13 49 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
14 42 (2.83%) VMware Server
15 24 (1.62%) NFS
16 12 (0.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 12 (0.81%) ISA Server
16 12 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
17 10 (0.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 9 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 117 (7.89%) SCCM
2 101 (6.81%) Backup Exec
3 94 (6.34%) SCOM
4 75 (5.06%) NetBackup
5 39 (2.63%) WSUS
6 38 (2.56%) XenMobile
7 27 (1.82%) Puppet
8 26 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
9 25 (1.69%) Nagios
10 23 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
10 23 (1.55%) Cacti
11 21 (1.42%) HP SIM
11 21 (1.42%) WMI
12 20 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 18 (1.21%) ARCserve
14 12 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
15 11 (0.74%) MOM
16 10 (0.67%) Legato
16 10 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
16 10 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1483 (100.00%) VMware
2 919 (61.97%) Microsoft
3 667 (44.98%) Citrix
4 513 (34.59%) Cisco
5 375 (25.29%) HP
6 334 (22.52%) NetApp
7 240 (16.18%) EMC
8 164 (11.06%) Dell
9 117 (7.89%) Symantec
10 108 (7.28%) IBM
11 90 (6.07%) Veeam
12 69 (4.65%) Red Hat
13 68 (4.59%) 3PAR
14 61 (4.11%) AppSense
14 61 (4.11%) Juniper
15 43 (2.90%) Oracle
15 43 (2.90%) F5
15 43 (2.90%) SolarWinds
16 42 (2.83%) Brocade
17 36 (2.43%) CheckPoint
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits AND bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + On-Call
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + Car/Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-45,000 + Company Car + Bonus Scheme + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + £4K Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Harris Global
Salary: £45,000 per annum £45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Talent Spa
Salary: £45-55k DoE
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago