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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 378 374 341
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -33
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 754 692 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.65% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 2.42% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 648 598 760
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 19 September 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 September 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 -5 707 £45,000 - 72
London -5 231 £52,500 +16.66% 11
South East -13 185 £42,500 -10.52% 20
City of London +33 71 £53,000 +17.77% 2
West Midlands +1 70 £38,500 -14.44% 5
Yorkshire -3 70 £57,500 +21.05% 5
East of England -41 67 £45,000 - 5
Berkshire +3 65 £39,750 -16.31% 6
Hampshire +6 58 £42,500 +6.25% 5
North West -12 57 £40,000 -11.11% 13
West Yorkshire -15 54 £55,000 +15.78% 4
South West +1 53 £35,750 -20.55% 8
Reading +13 52 £46,000 -8.00% 4
Leeds -13 48 £57,250 +9.04% 3
Birmingham +5 47 £46,000 -0.54% 2
Manchester +15 45 £40,000 -6.97% 7
East Midlands 0 35 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Southampton +10 32 £38,000 -5.00% 2
South Wales +21 25 £33,250 -39.54% 2
Wales +12 25 £33,250 -39.54% 2
South Yorkshire +6 24 £62,500 +31.57%
Sheffield -1 24 £62,500 +35.13%
Surrey -42 24 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Hertfordshire +2 23 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cambridgeshire -18 22 £47,500 -13.63% 1
Bristol - 21 £35,000 - 2
Cardiff +4 19 £33,000 -42.60% 2
Bedfordshire -9 18 £44,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridge -23 17 £37,500 -31.81%
Northampton -16 16 £40,000 -6.43% 2

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1421 (100.00%) VMware
2 1114 (78.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1061 (74.67%) Windows
4 876 (61.65%) Microsoft
5 793 (55.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 647 (45.53%) Active Directory
7 608 (42.79%) MCSE
8 571 (40.18%) Citrix
9 549 (38.63%) Cisco
10 527 (37.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 514 (36.17%) SAN
12 476 (33.50%) Cisco Certification
13 472 (33.22%) MS Exchange
14 411 (28.92%) ITIL
14 411 (28.92%) MCITP
15 383 (26.95%) vSphere
16 380 (26.74%) CCNA
17 359 (25.26%) HP
17 359 (25.26%) Hyper-V
18 345 (24.28%) NetApp
19 330 (23.22%) MS Excel
20 315 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
21 305 (21.46%) Firewall
22 287 (20.20%) Exchange Server 2010
23 278 (19.56%) Linux
24 277 (19.49%) Windows Server 2003
25 269 (18.93%) Citrix Certification
26 264 (18.58%) TCP/IP
27 256 (18.02%) XenApp
28 255 (17.95%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 472 (33.22%) MS Exchange
2 287 (20.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 211 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 170 (11.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 158 (11.12%) Exchange Server 2013
6 137 (9.64%) SharePoint
7 120 (8.44%) IIS
8 81 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2000
9 74 (5.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 66 (4.64%) Lync
11 55 (3.87%) Apache
12 16 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 15 (1.06%) Tomcat
13 15 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
14 13 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.42%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.42%) Apache Solr
17 5 (0.35%) OpenStack
17 5 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 330 (23.22%) MS Excel
2 55 (3.87%) MS Office
3 20 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.49%) MS Project
5 5 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.070%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (0.63%) Summit
2 7 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.28%) Tridion
5 1 (0.070%) Agresso
5 1 (0.070%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 51 (3.59%) Office 365
2 31 (2.18%) SaaS
3 30 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
4 21 (1.48%) IaaS
5 20 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (1.41%) PaaS
6 9 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.14%) Heroku
10 1 (0.070%) ElastiCache
10 1 (0.070%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 514 (36.17%) SAN
2 305 (21.46%) Firewall
3 264 (18.58%) TCP/IP
4 243 (17.10%) DNS
5 184 (12.95%) WAN
6 179 (12.60%) LAN
7 173 (12.17%) VPN
8 167 (11.75%) DHCP
9 143 (10.06%) NAS
10 74 (5.21%) iSCSI
11 69 (4.86%) VLAN
12 63 (4.43%) NetScaler
13 61 (4.29%) Cisco Nexus
13 61 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
14 60 (4.22%) MPLS
14 60 (4.22%) BGP
15 57 (4.01%) SSL
16 55 (3.87%) OSPF
17 50 (3.52%) Internet
18 48 (3.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 228 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 83 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 48 (3.38%) MySQL
5 28 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 15 (1.06%) RDBMS
8 11 (0.77%) Oracle Database
9 9 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (0.63%) Informix
9 9 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (0.42%) DB2
11 6 (0.42%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.28%) DTS
13 2 (0.14%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.14%) Big Data
14 1 (0.070%) Infinispan
14 1 (0.070%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.070%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (0.77%) Subversion
1 11 (0.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.49%) JIRA
2 7 (0.49%) Hudson
2 7 (0.49%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.42%) WebLOAD
3 6 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.070%) ProC
General
1 145 (10.20%) Finance
2 24 (1.69%) Banking
2 24 (1.69%) Retail
3 23 (1.62%) Advertising
4 19 (1.34%) Telecoms
5 13 (0.91%) Back Office
6 12 (0.84%) Legal
6 12 (0.84%) German Language
7 8 (0.56%) Games
8 7 (0.49%) French Language
9 6 (0.42%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.28%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.28%) Law
10 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.28%) Marketing
10 4 (0.28%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.21%) Welsh Language
11 3 (0.21%) Publishing
11 3 (0.21%) Electronics
12 2 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 262 (18.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 260 (18.30%) Consultant
3 170 (11.96%) Architect
4 142 (9.99%) Support Engineer
5 112 (7.88%) Systems Engineer
6 109 (7.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 96 (6.76%) Analyst
8 75 (5.28%) Administrator
9 67 (4.71%) Systems Administrator
9 67 (4.71%) Technical Architect
10 62 (4.36%) Technical Consultant
11 61 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 57 (4.01%) VMware Engineer
13 50 (3.52%) Infrastructure Manager
14 49 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 45 (3.17%) Server Engineer
15 45 (3.17%) Wintel Consultant
16 44 (3.10%) Solutions Architect
17 42 (2.96%) Support Analyst
18 41 (2.89%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (1.27%) .NET
2 16 (1.13%) LAMP
3 14 (0.99%) Middleware
3 14 (0.99%) Web Services
4 9 (0.63%) Software Packaging
5 8 (0.56%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (0.49%) COM+
6 7 (0.49%) HTML
7 6 (0.42%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.35%) XML
9 4 (0.28%) COM
9 4 (0.28%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 4 (0.28%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.21%) CSS
11 2 (0.14%) X-Windows
12 1 (0.070%) ActiveMQ
12 1 (0.070%) Ajax
12 1 (0.070%) REST
12 1 (0.070%) SOAP
12 1 (0.070%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 164 (11.54%) Clustering
2 91 (6.40%) Blackberry
3 84 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (4.36%) Replication
5 61 (4.29%) Thin Client
5 61 (4.29%) Fat Client
6 52 (3.66%) EqualLogic
7 36 (2.53%) FlexPod
8 29 (2.04%) Management Information System
9 26 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
10 25 (1.76%) CLARiiON
11 23 (1.62%) Client/Server
12 21 (1.48%) Firmware
13 19 (1.34%) Computer Science
14 15 (1.06%) Celerra
15 12 (0.84%) e-Health
16 10 (0.70%) IBM XIV
17 9 (0.63%) CMDB
18 8 (0.56%) Hedge funds
19 6 (0.42%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1061 (74.67%) Windows
2 527 (37.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 315 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 278 (19.56%) Linux
5 277 (19.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 104 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 85 (5.98%) UNIX
8 83 (5.84%) Windows 7
9 65 (4.57%) Windows Vista
10 53 (3.73%) CentOS
11 39 (2.74%) Solaris
12 37 (2.60%) Windows 8
13 36 (2.53%) Windows XP
14 31 (2.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 23 (1.62%) AIX
16 13 (0.91%) Windows 2000
17 9 (0.63%) Debian
18 6 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
19 5 (0.35%) Windows Phone
20 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (28.92%) ITIL
2 185 (13.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 106 (7.46%) Project Management
4 97 (6.83%) Change Control
5 83 (5.84%) Load Balancing
6 81 (5.70%) Change Management
7 77 (5.42%) Migration
8 58 (4.08%) Capacity Management
8 58 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
9 54 (3.80%) Incident Management
10 52 (3.66%) Service Delivery
11 51 (3.59%) Service Management
12 43 (3.03%) Business Continuity
13 40 (2.81%) Root Cause Analysis
13 40 (2.81%) Mentoring
14 39 (2.74%) PRINCE2
15 38 (2.67%) Capacity Planning
15 38 (2.67%) Line Management
16 37 (2.60%) Configuration Management
17 36 (2.53%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 206 (14.50%) PowerShell
2 200 (14.07%) SQL
3 33 (2.32%) Perl
4 29 (2.04%) PHP
5 25 (1.76%) VBScript
6 24 (1.69%) Bash Shell
7 18 (1.27%) VB
8 15 (1.06%) C
9 10 (0.70%) Java
10 7 (0.49%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.42%) Ruby
12 5 (0.35%) Python
13 4 (0.28%) C#
14 3 (0.21%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 793 (55.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 608 (42.79%) MCSE
3 476 (33.50%) Cisco Certification
4 411 (28.92%) MCITP
5 380 (26.74%) CCNA
6 269 (18.93%) Citrix Certification
7 255 (17.95%) MCSA
8 247 (17.38%) MCP
9 233 (16.40%) CCA
10 208 (14.64%) CCNP
11 157 (11.05%) VCAP
12 141 (9.92%) Degree
13 130 (9.15%) VCP5
14 121 (8.52%) MCTS
14 121 (8.52%) NCDA
15 94 (6.62%) NCIE
16 91 (6.40%) Security Cleared
17 73 (5.14%) SC Cleared
18 48 (3.38%) CCEE
19 44 (3.10%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.91%) SLA
2 34 (2.39%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.28%) COBIT
4 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 1114 (78.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 647 (45.53%) Active Directory
3 383 (26.95%) vSphere
4 359 (25.26%) Hyper-V
5 256 (18.02%) XenApp
6 240 (16.89%) VMware ESX
7 159 (11.19%) VMware ESXi
8 143 (10.06%) XenDesktop
9 108 (7.60%) vCloud
10 77 (5.42%) XenServer
11 76 (5.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 55 (3.87%) VMware Server
13 51 (3.59%) Terminal Services
14 30 (2.11%) Microsoft App-V
15 21 (1.48%) NFS
16 19 (1.34%) VMFS
17 16 (1.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 15 (1.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 14 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
20 8 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 109 (7.67%) SCCM
2 97 (6.83%) SCOM
3 84 (5.91%) Backup Exec
4 73 (5.14%) NetBackup
5 30 (2.11%) Puppet
6 27 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 27 (1.90%) WSUS
7 23 (1.62%) ARCserve
8 19 (1.34%) Nagios
8 19 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 19 (1.34%) HP SIM
9 18 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
10 17 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
11 16 (1.13%) Cacti
11 16 (1.13%) XenMobile
12 14 (0.99%) SCVMM
13 13 (0.91%) Tivoli
14 9 (0.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 8 (0.56%) SCDPM
16 7 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1421 (100.00%) VMware
2 876 (61.65%) Microsoft
3 571 (40.18%) Citrix
4 549 (38.63%) Cisco
5 359 (25.26%) HP
6 345 (24.28%) NetApp
7 191 (13.44%) EMC
8 170 (11.96%) Dell
9 101 (7.11%) IBM
10 100 (7.04%) Red Hat
11 95 (6.69%) Symantec
12 84 (5.91%) Juniper
13 71 (5.00%) Veeam
14 56 (3.94%) F5
14 56 (3.94%) CheckPoint
15 55 (3.87%) Oracle
16 43 (3.03%) 3PAR
17 35 (2.46%) SolarWinds
18 27 (1.90%) Brocade
18 27 (1.90%) CommVault
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coalville, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: Yesterday
Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ITS
Salary: Salary Depending on skills match, experience and qualifications
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £54000 - £480000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + £10k bonus, £6k car, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car allowance, benefits
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
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22500.00 - £26500.00 per annum + plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago