The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 419 364 347
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -17
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 670 722 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.66% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 2.44% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 562 630 746
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,157 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31696 29633 33028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.10% 27.29% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24801 23831 28223
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -65 617 £44,500 -1.11% 49
London -70 194 £51,250 +7.89% 13
South East -51 145 £45,000 - 9
Yorkshire +1 79 £42,000 -9.67% 6
East of England -18 75 £42,500 -22.72% 7
West Yorkshire -15 62 £42,000 -6.66% 6
Leeds -7 61 £42,000 -11.57% 4
West Midlands -13 61 £38,750 -11.93%
City of London -29 57 £55,000 +18.27% 4
Hampshire +7 55 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East Midlands -1 49 £41,500 -7.77% 1
North West -14 42 £40,000 -11.11% 7
South West +4 36 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Birmingham -3 35 £47,500 +5.55%
Berkshire -23 34 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Manchester +3 32 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 31 £48,750 +21.87%
Southampton +15 28 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Bedfordshire +11 28 £40,000 -36.00% 2
Wales +6 23 £33,000 -37.14% 3
South Wales +3 23 £33,000 -37.14% 3
Hertfordshire 0 22 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Sheffield -3 20 £60,000 +29.03%
South Yorkshire -8 20 £60,000 +29.03%
Cardiff +1 19 £33,000 -40.00% 3
Northamptonshire -2 19 £41,500 +18.57%
Milton Keynes -4 19 £47,000 +17.50%
Reading -23 19 £62,500 +34.40% 1
Surrey -36 19 £35,000 -28.20%
Coventry +13 17 £38,500 -23.00%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1281 (100.00%) VMware
2 995 (77.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 936 (73.07%) Windows
4 802 (62.61%) Microsoft
5 781 (60.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 597 (46.60%) MCSE
7 579 (45.20%) Active Directory
8 520 (40.59%) Cisco
8 520 (40.59%) Citrix
9 505 (39.42%) SAN
10 489 (38.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 450 (35.13%) MS Exchange
12 402 (31.38%) MCITP
13 397 (30.99%) Cisco Certification
14 394 (30.76%) ITIL
15 384 (29.98%) vSphere
16 363 (28.34%) HP
17 347 (27.09%) MS Excel
18 333 (26.00%) CCNA
19 308 (24.04%) Hyper-V
20 294 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2010
21 293 (22.87%) Firewall
22 291 (22.72%) NetApp
23 268 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
24 251 (19.59%) MCSA
25 249 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
26 248 (19.36%) XenApp
27 244 (19.05%) Linux
28 231 (18.03%) Citrix Certification
29 222 (17.33%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 450 (35.13%) MS Exchange
2 294 (22.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 174 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 160 (12.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 136 (10.62%) SharePoint
6 120 (9.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 103 (8.04%) IIS
8 60 (4.68%) Lync
9 47 (3.67%) Apache
10 43 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 40 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2000
12 17 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.78%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.70%) SAS
14 9 (0.70%) Office Communications Server
15 8 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.47%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.47%) IBM Notes
17 5 (0.39%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 347 (27.09%) MS Excel
2 47 (3.67%) MS Office
3 21 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.62%) MS Project
5 3 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.078%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (0.62%) Summit
2 7 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.31%) SunGard AvantGard
5 2 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.16%) Tridion
6 1 (0.078%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.078%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.14%) Office 365
2 37 (2.89%) Cloud Computing
3 32 (2.50%) SaaS
4 27 (2.11%) PaaS
5 25 (1.95%) IaaS
6 13 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.23%) Heroku
11 1 (0.078%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 505 (39.42%) SAN
2 293 (22.87%) Firewall
3 222 (17.33%) DNS
4 208 (16.24%) TCP/IP
5 182 (14.21%) LAN
6 178 (13.90%) WAN
7 162 (12.65%) DHCP
8 137 (10.69%) VPN
9 118 (9.21%) NAS
10 79 (6.17%) iSCSI
11 67 (5.23%) VLAN
12 55 (4.29%) NetScaler
13 53 (4.14%) Cisco Nexus
14 51 (3.98%) BGP
15 48 (3.75%) MPLS
16 47 (3.67%) Cisco ASA
17 46 (3.59%) OSPF
18 45 (3.51%) Internet
18 45 (3.51%) SSL
19 44 (3.43%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 78 (6.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (2.89%) MySQL
5 35 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (1.17%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.01%) Oracle Database
8 12 (0.94%) RDBMS
9 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.55%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.47%) Informix
12 5 (0.39%) DTS
12 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.16%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.16%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.16%) Big Data
14 1 (0.078%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.078%) Redis
14 1 (0.078%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (0.47%) Git (software)
1 6 (0.47%) Subversion
2 4 (0.31%) Hudson
2 4 (0.31%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.31%) JIRA
3 1 (0.078%) WebLOAD
3 1 (0.078%) JUnit
3 1 (0.078%) Eclipse
General
1 123 (9.60%) Finance
2 27 (2.11%) Retail
3 24 (1.87%) Advertising
4 22 (1.72%) Banking
5 14 (1.09%) German Language
6 11 (0.86%) Legal
7 9 (0.70%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.62%) Back Office
9 7 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.47%) Marketing
11 5 (0.39%) Games
11 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.23%) Publishing
13 3 (0.23%) French Language
13 3 (0.23%) Law
13 3 (0.23%) Electronics
14 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.16%) Military
15 1 (0.078%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 246 (19.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 217 (16.94%) Consultant
3 165 (12.88%) Architect
4 128 (9.99%) Support Engineer
5 108 (8.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 92 (7.18%) Administrator
7 91 (7.10%) Systems Engineer
8 85 (6.64%) Analyst
9 76 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
10 66 (5.15%) Technical Consultant
11 65 (5.07%) Technical Architect
12 61 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 60 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 47 (3.67%) VMware Engineer
15 41 (3.20%) VMware Consultant
15 41 (3.20%) Virtualisation Consultant
16 38 (2.97%) Server Engineer
17 37 (2.89%) Senior Consultant
18 36 (2.81%) Project Engineer
19 33 (2.58%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.25%) LAMP
2 14 (1.09%) Web Services
2 14 (1.09%) .NET
3 11 (0.86%) Middleware
4 9 (0.70%) Software Packaging
5 6 (0.47%) HTML
5 6 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 5 (0.39%) XML
6 5 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (0.31%) COM
7 4 (0.31%) CSS
8 3 (0.23%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.078%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.078%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.078%) Ajax
9 1 (0.078%) SOAP
9 1 (0.078%) XSLT
9 1 (0.078%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 126 (9.84%) Clustering
2 63 (4.92%) Replication
3 51 (3.98%) EqualLogic
4 44 (3.43%) Blackberry
5 38 (2.97%) Fat Client
5 38 (2.97%) Thin Client
6 31 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.42%) FlexPod
7 28 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
8 25 (1.95%) Firmware
9 21 (1.64%) Client/Server
10 19 (1.48%) CLARiiON
11 18 (1.41%) Computer Science
12 12 (0.94%) e-Health
13 11 (0.86%) Celerra
14 9 (0.70%) Hedge funds
15 8 (0.62%) IBM XIV
16 6 (0.47%) Web 2.0
17 5 (0.39%) Symmetrix
17 5 (0.39%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 936 (73.07%) Windows
2 489 (38.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 268 (20.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 249 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 244 (19.05%) Linux
6 95 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 74 (5.78%) Windows 7
8 61 (4.76%) UNIX
9 49 (3.83%) Windows XP
10 41 (3.20%) Windows Vista
11 34 (2.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 32 (2.50%) CentOS
13 31 (2.42%) Windows 8
14 27 (2.11%) Solaris
15 12 (0.94%) Windows 2000
16 9 (0.70%) AIX
17 7 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.47%) Mac OS
19 5 (0.39%) Debian
19 5 (0.39%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (30.76%) ITIL
2 147 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
3 90 (7.03%) Project Management
4 83 (6.48%) Change Management
5 74 (5.78%) Load Balancing
6 73 (5.70%) Migration
7 64 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 63 (4.92%) Service Management
9 55 (4.29%) Capacity Management
10 53 (4.14%) Change Control
11 48 (3.75%) Incident Management
11 48 (3.75%) Problem Management
12 45 (3.51%) Service Delivery
13 43 (3.36%) Configuration Management
14 42 (3.28%) Business Continuity
15 40 (3.12%) Performance Tuning
16 34 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
17 33 (2.58%) Time Management
18 31 (2.42%) ITSM
18 31 (2.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 219 (17.10%) SQL
2 158 (12.33%) PowerShell
3 25 (1.95%) VBScript
4 24 (1.87%) Perl
5 20 (1.56%) VB
6 16 (1.25%) C
7 15 (1.17%) Bash Shell
8 13 (1.01%) PHP
9 9 (0.70%) Python
10 8 (0.62%) Java
11 7 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.39%) Ruby
13 4 (0.31%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.23%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.16%) PowerHouse
15 2 (0.16%) C#
Qualifications
1 781 (60.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 597 (46.60%) MCSE
3 402 (31.38%) MCITP
4 397 (30.99%) Cisco Certification
5 333 (26.00%) CCNA
6 251 (19.59%) MCSA
7 231 (18.03%) Citrix Certification
8 198 (15.46%) CCA
8 198 (15.46%) MCP
9 184 (14.36%) CCNP
10 154 (12.02%) VCP5
11 137 (10.69%) Degree
12 128 (9.99%) VCAP
13 115 (8.98%) MCTS
14 111 (8.67%) NCDA
15 82 (6.40%) Security Cleared
16 80 (6.25%) NCIE
17 63 (4.92%) SC Cleared
18 48 (3.75%) HP ASE
19 46 (3.59%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.95%) SLA
2 41 (3.20%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.78%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.16%) QA
5 1 (0.078%) DICOM
5 1 (0.078%) COBIT
System Software
1 995 (77.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 579 (45.20%) Active Directory
3 384 (29.98%) vSphere
4 308 (24.04%) Hyper-V
5 248 (19.36%) XenApp
6 208 (16.24%) VMware ESX
7 178 (13.90%) XenDesktop
8 143 (11.16%) VMware ESXi
9 126 (9.84%) XenServer
10 91 (7.10%) vCloud
11 53 (4.14%) VMware Server
12 47 (3.67%) Terminal Services
13 42 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 31 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
15 18 (1.41%) NFS
15 18 (1.41%) VMFS
16 15 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 13 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 12 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
19 11 (0.86%) UAG
Systems Management
1 121 (9.45%) SCCM
2 92 (7.18%) SCOM
3 86 (6.71%) Backup Exec
4 54 (4.22%) NetBackup
5 26 (2.03%) WSUS
6 22 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 22 (1.72%) ARCserve
6 22 (1.72%) Puppet
7 18 (1.41%) SolarWinds Orion
8 15 (1.17%) SCVMM
9 14 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
10 13 (1.01%) Nagios
11 12 (0.94%) HP SIM
12 10 (0.78%) Foglight
13 9 (0.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 8 (0.62%) Cacti
14 8 (0.62%) XenMobile
15 6 (0.47%) HP Data Protector
15 6 (0.47%) SCDPM
15 6 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1281 (100.00%) VMware
2 802 (62.61%) Microsoft
3 520 (40.59%) Cisco
3 520 (40.59%) Citrix
4 363 (28.34%) HP
5 291 (22.72%) NetApp
6 200 (15.61%) EMC
7 190 (14.83%) Dell
8 90 (7.03%) Red Hat
8 90 (7.03%) Symantec
9 87 (6.79%) IBM
10 83 (6.48%) Juniper
11 67 (5.23%) 3PAR
12 66 (5.15%) CheckPoint
13 54 (4.22%) Veeam
14 53 (4.14%) F5
15 51 (3.98%) Oracle
16 30 (2.34%) WatchGuard
17 27 (2.11%) CommVault
18 24 (1.87%) SolarWinds
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Yoh Company
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Devon
Search Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £20,000 to £29,000 per annum Healthcare Cash-back Scheme, Optiona
Posted: 6 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum Car, Bonus, Corporate Benefits, Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Corporate Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Kent
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Personnel IT
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday