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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 388 448 383
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -65
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 717 643 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.54% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.38% 1.99% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 618 558 614
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -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
30106 32256 29975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.20% 27.31% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23879 25494 24281
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +35 662 £45,000 +5.88% 91
London +53 222 £50,000 - 26
South East +62 190 £45,000 - 24
South West +32 72 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Hampshire +16 63 £45,000 +18.42% 8
East of England -7 60 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North West +3 47 £35,000 -12.50% 13
West Midlands -28 41 £37,500 -5.06% 6
Surrey +30 39 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Dorset +34 38 £35,000 -
Bournemouth +24 36 £35,000 -
Farnborough +5 36 £43,750 -33.96% 2
City of London +31 33 £52,500 -8.69% 4
Berkshire -5 33 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Manchester +5 29 £37,500 - 9
Bedfordshire +13 27 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 27 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Yorkshire -51 26 £38,000 -9.52% 9
Hertfordshire +8 25 £45,000 - 6
Leatherhead +20 22 £34,000 -24.44% 1
West Yorkshire -42 21 £38,000 -9.52% 8
Leeds -42 20 £38,500 -8.33% 6
Bedford +27 19 £55,000 -12.69% 1
Scotland +17 19 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Milton Keynes -11 18 £35,000 -24.32% 1
Birmingham -27 17 £37,750 -31.36% 4
Southampton -6 16 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Wales -14 15 £36,000 +2.85%
South Wales -7 14 £36,000 +2.85%
Gloucestershire +7 13 £39,000 -6.58%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1489 (100.00%) VMware
2 1071 (71.93%) Windows
3 1019 (68.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 852 (57.22%) Microsoft
5 833 (55.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 669 (44.93%) Citrix
7 668 (44.86%) Active Directory
8 660 (44.33%) MCSE
9 548 (36.80%) Cisco
10 547 (36.74%) SAN
11 509 (34.18%) vSphere
12 499 (33.51%) MS Exchange
13 488 (32.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 436 (29.28%) Cisco Certification
15 417 (28.01%) ITIL
16 406 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 394 (26.46%) HP
18 381 (25.59%) CCNA
19 356 (23.91%) Hyper-V
20 349 (23.44%) MS Excel
21 322 (21.63%) MCSA
22 321 (21.56%) Citrix Certification
23 313 (21.02%) MCITP
24 307 (20.62%) CCA
25 302 (20.28%) Firewall
26 293 (19.68%) XenApp
27 291 (19.54%) Linux
28 281 (18.87%) NetApp
29 272 (18.27%) SQL Server
30 261 (17.53%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 499 (33.51%) MS Exchange
2 241 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 153 (10.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 148 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 144 (9.67%) SharePoint
6 109 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
7 99 (6.65%) IIS
8 86 (5.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 84 (5.64%) Lync
10 39 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2000
11 21 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 19 (1.28%) Apache
13 15 (1.01%) SAS
13 15 (1.01%) Office Communications Server
13 15 (1.01%) OpenStack
14 13 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.74%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
17 8 (0.54%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
18 6 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 349 (23.44%) MS Excel
2 76 (5.10%) MS Office
3 21 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.34%) MS Project
6 4 (0.27%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.27%) Primavera
2 4 (0.27%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.067%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 90 (6.04%) Office 365
2 57 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
4 47 (3.16%) IaaS
5 34 (2.28%) SaaS
6 32 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (1.81%) PaaS
8 17 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.87%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.34%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.067%) Heroku
11 1 (0.067%) Nimbula
11 1 (0.067%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.067%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 547 (36.74%) SAN
2 302 (20.28%) Firewall
3 253 (16.99%) DNS
4 236 (15.85%) TCP/IP
5 200 (13.43%) DHCP
6 180 (12.09%) WAN
7 172 (11.55%) VPN
8 148 (9.94%) LAN
9 113 (7.59%) NAS
10 98 (6.58%) VLAN
11 84 (5.64%) iSCSI
12 75 (5.04%) NetScaler
13 65 (4.37%) VoIP
14 51 (3.43%) SSL
15 47 (3.16%) Network Security
16 45 (3.02%) Fibre Channel
17 44 (2.96%) Wireless
18 36 (2.42%) IPsec
19 33 (2.22%) MPLS
20 29 (1.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (18.27%) SQL Server
2 54 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (1.61%) Oracle Database
5 21 (1.41%) SQL Server 2000
5 21 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 15 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
6 15 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 14 (0.94%) MySQL
7 14 (0.94%) DB2
8 9 (0.60%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.34%) Data Mining
9 5 (0.34%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.27%) MS Access
11 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.13%) Informix
13 1 (0.067%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.067%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.067%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (0.20%) MSI
1 3 (0.20%) AdminStudio
General
1 186 (12.49%) Finance
2 46 (3.09%) Legal
3 44 (2.96%) Advertising
4 33 (2.22%) Banking
5 28 (1.88%) Back Office
6 26 (1.75%) Retail
7 24 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 15 (1.01%) Law
8 15 (1.01%) Billing
9 11 (0.74%) Publishing
9 11 (0.74%) Marketing
10 10 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.34%) Electronics
12 5 (0.34%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.067%) Automotive
14 1 (0.067%) Local Government
14 1 (0.067%) Games
Job Titles
1 252 (16.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 234 (15.72%) Consultant
3 146 (9.81%) Architect
4 143 (9.60%) Analyst
5 127 (8.53%) Support Engineer
6 112 (7.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 92 (6.18%) Administrator
8 90 (6.04%) Systems Engineer
9 81 (5.44%) Systems Administrator
10 80 (5.37%) Technical Architect
11 57 (3.83%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 55 (3.69%) VMware Engineer
13 50 (3.36%) Project Engineer
13 50 (3.36%) Server Engineer
14 48 (3.22%) Support Analyst
15 41 (2.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 40 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
17 38 (2.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
18 36 (2.42%) Virtualisation Consultant
19 34 (2.28%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (1.34%) Web Services
2 15 (1.01%) Software Packaging
3 7 (0.47%) Application Packaging
4 6 (0.40%) XML
4 6 (0.40%) XSLT
5 5 (0.34%) X-Windows
5 5 (0.34%) SAP Basis
6 4 (0.27%) LAMP
6 4 (0.27%) COM
6 4 (0.27%) ODBC
6 4 (0.27%) Flash
7 3 (0.20%) .NET
7 3 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.13%) Middleware
9 1 (0.067%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.067%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 249 (16.72%) Data Centre
2 152 (10.21%) Clustering
3 83 (5.57%) Replication
4 79 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (4.03%) Thin Client
5 60 (4.03%) Fat Client
6 55 (3.69%) Computer Science
7 52 (3.49%) Private Cloud
8 50 (3.36%) Management Information System
9 49 (3.29%) EqualLogic
10 47 (3.16%) Blackberry
11 43 (2.89%) FlexPod
12 29 (1.95%) EMC VNX
13 27 (1.81%) HP Storage
14 21 (1.41%) HP StoreVirtual
15 19 (1.28%) AS400
16 18 (1.21%) iSeries
17 17 (1.14%) BYOD
18 16 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
18 16 (1.07%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1071 (71.93%) Windows
2 488 (32.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 406 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 291 (19.54%) Linux
5 261 (17.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 103 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 89 (5.98%) Windows 7
8 73 (4.90%) Windows Vista
8 73 (4.90%) Windows XP
9 63 (4.23%) UNIX
10 50 (3.36%) Windows 8
11 46 (3.09%) CentOS
12 35 (2.35%) Data ONTAP
13 26 (1.75%) Solaris
13 26 (1.75%) Debian
14 20 (1.34%) VMS
15 19 (1.28%) OS/400
15 19 (1.28%) AIX
16 17 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 417 (28.01%) ITIL
2 158 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 150 (10.07%) Migration
4 121 (8.13%) Project Management
5 100 (6.72%) Mentoring
6 70 (4.70%) Service Delivery
7 64 (4.30%) Change Management
7 64 (4.30%) Business Continuity
8 63 (4.23%) Time Management
9 55 (3.69%) Load Balancing
10 52 (3.49%) Incident Management
11 44 (2.96%) Capacity Management
12 41 (2.75%) Server Building
13 37 (2.48%) Capacity Planning
14 36 (2.42%) PRINCE2
15 35 (2.35%) Patch Management
16 34 (2.28%) Change Control
16 34 (2.28%) Problem Management
17 32 (2.15%) ITIL V3
17 32 (2.15%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 200 (13.43%) SQL
2 123 (8.26%) PowerShell
3 29 (1.95%) VBScript
4 27 (1.81%) Bash Shell
5 22 (1.48%) Perl
5 22 (1.48%) C
6 20 (1.34%) VB
7 12 (0.81%) Python
8 10 (0.67%) PHP
9 8 (0.54%) Java
10 7 (0.47%) T-SQL
10 7 (0.47%) Ruby
11 6 (0.40%) Bourne shell
11 6 (0.40%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.40%) VBA
11 6 (0.40%) C++
12 3 (0.20%) C#
Qualifications
1 833 (55.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 660 (44.33%) MCSE
3 436 (29.28%) Cisco Certification
4 381 (25.59%) CCNA
5 322 (21.63%) MCSA
6 321 (21.56%) Citrix Certification
7 313 (21.02%) MCITP
8 307 (20.62%) CCA
9 219 (14.71%) MCP
10 184 (12.36%) VCP5
11 170 (11.42%) CCNP
12 134 (9.00%) Degree
13 117 (7.86%) Security Cleared
14 84 (5.64%) NCDA
15 71 (4.77%) SC Cleared
16 69 (4.63%) VCAP
17 59 (3.96%) NCIE
18 56 (3.76%) MCTS
19 49 (3.29%) CCEA
20 44 (2.96%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.04%) SLA
2 22 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.14%) COBIT
4 14 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.067%) QA
System Software
1 1019 (68.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 668 (44.86%) Active Directory
3 509 (34.18%) vSphere
4 356 (23.91%) Hyper-V
5 293 (19.68%) XenApp
6 154 (10.34%) XenDesktop
6 154 (10.34%) vCloud
7 144 (9.67%) VMware ESX
8 111 (7.45%) VMware ESXi
9 89 (5.98%) Terminal Services
10 72 (4.84%) XenServer
11 46 (3.09%) Microsoft App-V
12 43 (2.89%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 34 (2.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 19 (1.28%) ISA Server
14 19 (1.28%) VMware Server
15 18 (1.21%) NFS
16 17 (1.14%) Terminal Server
17 15 (1.01%) Forefront TMG
17 15 (1.01%) UAG
Systems Management
1 151 (10.14%) SCCM
2 116 (7.79%) Backup Exec
3 72 (4.84%) SCOM
4 48 (3.22%) NetBackup
5 46 (3.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 37 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
7 34 (2.28%) Puppet
8 30 (2.01%) WSUS
9 29 (1.95%) SCVMM
10 21 (1.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 18 (1.21%) ARCserve
12 14 (0.94%) CFEngine
13 12 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
14 11 (0.74%) vMotion
15 10 (0.67%) Ansible
16 9 (0.60%) XenMobile
17 7 (0.47%) Zenoss
17 7 (0.47%) WhatsUp Gold
17 7 (0.47%) Nagios
18 6 (0.40%) WMI
Vendors
1 1489 (100.00%) VMware
2 852 (57.22%) Microsoft
3 669 (44.93%) Citrix
4 548 (36.80%) Cisco
5 394 (26.46%) HP
6 281 (18.87%) NetApp
7 162 (10.88%) EMC
8 150 (10.07%) Symantec
9 121 (8.13%) Dell
10 120 (8.06%) Veeam
11 117 (7.86%) Red Hat
12 102 (6.85%) IBM
13 74 (4.97%) 3PAR
14 70 (4.70%) Juniper
15 66 (4.43%) Oracle
16 44 (2.96%) Intel
16 44 (2.96%) CheckPoint
17 38 (2.55%) CommVault
18 34 (2.28%) Avaya
18 34 (2.28%) Brocade
Hampshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + on call + 10% bonus + 5% pension +
Posted: 7 hours ago
North London
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £52000 - £57500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
ninesharp
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £47,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum Neg. depending on experience + packa
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Talent Spa
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
ThreePeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago