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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Rank 415 360 326
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -34
Permanent jobs citing VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 684 749 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.69% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 2.54% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 576 655 773
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +10.46%

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
31691 29544 33416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.18% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 24541 23973 28364
Average salary £44,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -55 633 £45,000 -5.26% 65
London -34 208 £52,500 +10.52% 20
South East -55 156 £42,500 -10.52% 20
Yorkshire -18 68 £45,000 -5.26% 1
East of England -23 67 £47,500 -9.52% 3
City of London -6 66 £52,500 +13.51% 6
West Midlands -8 64 £38,500 -14.44% 3
Hampshire +1 57 £42,500 +6.25% 8
West Yorkshire -26 51 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Leeds -15 49 £45,000 -10.00%
North West -33 47 £40,000 -11.11% 10
Manchester +4 41 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Berkshire -32 41 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South West -6 40 £35,000 -22.22% 5
East Midlands -7 40 £40,000 -14.89% 3
Birmingham -5 36 £42,000 -8.69% 2
Southampton +10 29 £36,500 -8.75% 4
Wales +13 27 £33,000 -29.03% 4
South Wales +9 27 £33,000 -29.03% 4
Reading -19 24 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 23 £50,000 +8.69% 4
Sheffield -3 22 £62,500 +34.40%
South Yorkshire -5 22 £62,500 +32.97%
Surrey -42 22 £35,000 -26.31% 3
Cardiff +6 21 £33,000 -37.14% 3
Hertfordshire +4 21 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Bedfordshire -1 20 £38,500 -38.40%
Cambridgeshire -24 17 £47,500 -32.14%
Northamptonshire -8 16 £44,500 +11.25% 1
North Yorkshire -5 15 £42,000 -18.04%

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1301 (100.00%) VMware
2 1020 (78.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 961 (73.87%) Windows
4 825 (63.41%) Microsoft
5 771 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 592 (45.50%) MCSE
7 586 (45.04%) Active Directory
8 522 (40.12%) Citrix
9 514 (39.51%) Cisco
10 506 (38.89%) SAN
11 498 (38.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 437 (33.59%) MS Exchange
13 419 (32.21%) Cisco Certification
14 412 (31.67%) MCITP
15 390 (29.98%) ITIL
16 371 (28.52%) vSphere
17 356 (27.36%) HP
18 345 (26.52%) CCNA
19 333 (25.60%) MS Excel
20 314 (24.14%) NetApp
21 309 (23.75%) Hyper-V
22 297 (22.83%) Firewall
23 282 (21.68%) Windows Server 2012
24 271 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
25 257 (19.75%) Linux
26 254 (19.52%) MCSA
27 253 (19.45%) Windows Server 2003
28 243 (18.68%) TCP/IP
29 241 (18.52%) DNS
30 238 (18.29%) Citrix Certification

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 437 (33.59%) MS Exchange
2 271 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 178 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 150 (11.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 126 (9.68%) SharePoint
6 124 (9.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 104 (7.99%) IIS
8 63 (4.84%) Lync
9 49 (3.77%) Apache
10 44 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2000
11 43 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 16 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
14 10 (0.77%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.61%) SAS
16 7 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
17 6 (0.46%) IBM Notes
17 6 (0.46%) Apache Solr
18 5 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 333 (25.60%) MS Excel
2 54 (4.15%) MS Office
3 21 (1.61%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.61%) MS Project
5 5 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.077%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (0.69%) Summit
2 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.23%) SunGard AvantGard
4 3 (0.23%) Tridion
5 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.077%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.077%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 50 (3.84%) Office 365
2 32 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
3 30 (2.31%) SaaS
4 21 (1.61%) IaaS
4 21 (1.61%) PaaS
5 19 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.15%) Heroku
9 1 (0.077%) ElastiCache
9 1 (0.077%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 506 (38.89%) SAN
2 297 (22.83%) Firewall
3 243 (18.68%) TCP/IP
4 241 (18.52%) DNS
5 183 (14.07%) LAN
6 182 (13.99%) WAN
7 169 (12.99%) DHCP
8 160 (12.30%) VPN
9 134 (10.30%) NAS
10 77 (5.92%) iSCSI
11 65 (5.00%) VLAN
12 58 (4.46%) NetScaler
13 55 (4.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 52 (4.00%) MPLS
14 52 (4.00%) BGP
15 50 (3.84%) SSL
16 48 (3.69%) Cisco ASA
17 47 (3.61%) Internet
17 47 (3.61%) OSPF
18 45 (3.46%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 213 (16.37%) SQL Server
2 77 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 44 (3.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 39 (3.00%) MySQL
5 33 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 15 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 12 (0.92%) RDBMS
7 12 (0.92%) Oracle Database
8 9 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (0.46%) Informix
9 6 (0.46%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.38%) DTS
10 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.31%) DB2
12 2 (0.15%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.15%) Big Data
13 1 (0.077%) Redis
13 1 (0.077%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.077%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (0.54%) Git (software)
1 7 (0.54%) Subversion
2 4 (0.31%) WebLOAD
2 4 (0.31%) JIRA
2 4 (0.31%) Hudson
2 4 (0.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.077%) ProC
General
1 136 (10.45%) Finance
2 25 (1.92%) Retail
3 23 (1.77%) Banking
4 19 (1.46%) Advertising
5 14 (1.08%) German Language
6 12 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 12 (0.92%) Legal
7 9 (0.69%) Back Office
8 7 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.46%) Marketing
10 5 (0.38%) Games
11 4 (0.31%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.31%) Law
12 3 (0.23%) Publishing
12 3 (0.23%) Welsh Language
12 3 (0.23%) French Language
12 3 (0.23%) Electronics
13 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 255 (19.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 224 (17.22%) Consultant
3 156 (11.99%) Architect
4 135 (10.38%) Support Engineer
5 113 (8.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 97 (7.46%) Systems Engineer
7 90 (6.92%) Analyst
8 85 (6.53%) Administrator
9 72 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
10 64 (4.92%) Technical Architect
10 64 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
11 62 (4.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 57 (4.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 48 (3.69%) VMware Engineer
14 43 (3.31%) VMware Consultant
15 39 (3.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
15 39 (3.00%) Server Engineer
16 37 (2.84%) Infrastructure Manager
16 37 (2.84%) Senior Consultant
17 36 (2.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (1.23%) .NET
1 16 (1.23%) LAMP
2 15 (1.15%) Web Services
3 10 (0.77%) Middleware
4 9 (0.69%) Software Packaging
5 7 (0.54%) HTML
6 6 (0.46%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.38%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (0.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 4 (0.31%) COM
8 4 (0.31%) CSS
8 4 (0.31%) XML
9 3 (0.23%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.077%) REST
10 1 (0.077%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.077%) Ajax
10 1 (0.077%) XSLT
10 1 (0.077%) SOAP
10 1 (0.077%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 132 (10.15%) Clustering
2 62 (4.77%) Replication
3 57 (4.38%) EqualLogic
4 52 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 48 (3.69%) Thin Client
5 48 (3.69%) Fat Client
6 32 (2.46%) FlexPod
7 28 (2.15%) Management Information System
8 24 (1.84%) Enterprise Storage
9 23 (1.77%) Client/Server
10 22 (1.69%) Firmware
11 20 (1.54%) CLARiiON
12 19 (1.46%) Computer Science
13 12 (0.92%) e-Health
14 11 (0.85%) Celerra
15 9 (0.69%) CMDB
16 8 (0.61%) Hedge funds
17 7 (0.54%) IBM XIV
18 6 (0.46%) Web 2.0
19 5 (0.38%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 961 (73.87%) Windows
2 498 (38.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 282 (21.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 257 (19.75%) Linux
5 253 (19.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 97 (7.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 79 (6.07%) Windows 7
8 68 (5.23%) UNIX
9 53 (4.07%) Windows Vista
10 42 (3.23%) CentOS
11 41 (3.15%) Windows XP
12 34 (2.61%) Windows 2000 Server
12 34 (2.61%) Solaris
13 32 (2.46%) Windows 8
14 16 (1.23%) AIX
15 10 (0.77%) Windows 2000
16 9 (0.69%) Debian
17 6 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
17 6 (0.46%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (29.98%) ITIL
2 153 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 94 (7.23%) Project Management
4 87 (6.69%) Change Management
5 78 (6.00%) Load Balancing
6 77 (5.92%) Migration
7 63 (4.84%) Change Control
8 57 (4.38%) Capacity Management
9 53 (4.07%) Service Management
10 51 (3.92%) Incident Management
11 49 (3.77%) PRINCE2
12 48 (3.69%) Service Delivery
13 46 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
14 42 (3.23%) Problem Management
14 42 (3.23%) Business Continuity
15 36 (2.77%) Capacity Planning
15 36 (2.77%) Configuration Management
16 35 (2.69%) Root Cause Analysis
17 33 (2.54%) Technical Architecture
18 32 (2.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (15.76%) SQL
2 171 (13.14%) PowerShell
3 25 (1.92%) Perl
4 21 (1.61%) VBScript
5 18 (1.38%) Bash Shell
6 17 (1.31%) PHP
7 15 (1.15%) VB
7 15 (1.15%) C
8 8 (0.61%) Java
9 7 (0.54%) Python
10 6 (0.46%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.46%) Ruby
11 4 (0.31%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.31%) C#
12 3 (0.23%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.077%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 771 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 592 (45.50%) MCSE
3 419 (32.21%) Cisco Certification
4 412 (31.67%) MCITP
5 345 (26.52%) CCNA
6 254 (19.52%) MCSA
7 238 (18.29%) Citrix Certification
8 209 (16.06%) CCA
9 198 (15.22%) MCP
10 183 (14.07%) CCNP
11 138 (10.61%) VCAP
11 138 (10.61%) Degree
12 136 (10.45%) VCP5
13 122 (9.38%) MCTS
14 115 (8.84%) NCDA
15 85 (6.53%) NCIE
16 70 (5.38%) Security Cleared
17 53 (4.07%) SC Cleared
18 40 (3.07%) CCEE
19 37 (2.84%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.53%) SLA
2 37 (2.84%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.23%) QA
6 2 (0.15%) COBIT
System Software
1 1020 (78.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 586 (45.04%) Active Directory
3 371 (28.52%) vSphere
4 309 (23.75%) Hyper-V
5 231 (17.76%) XenApp
6 207 (15.91%) VMware ESX
7 156 (11.99%) XenDesktop
8 146 (11.22%) VMware ESXi
9 103 (7.92%) XenServer
10 93 (7.15%) vCloud
11 55 (4.23%) VMware Server
12 47 (3.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 42 (3.23%) Terminal Services
14 27 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
15 20 (1.54%) NFS
16 19 (1.46%) VMFS
17 13 (1.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 11 (0.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 10 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
20 8 (0.61%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 108 (8.30%) SCCM
2 89 (6.84%) SCOM
3 82 (6.30%) Backup Exec
4 47 (3.61%) NetBackup
5 27 (2.08%) Puppet
6 26 (2.00%) WSUS
7 18 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
8 17 (1.31%) ARCserve
9 16 (1.23%) SCVMM
9 16 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
10 13 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
10 13 (1.00%) HP SIM
11 11 (0.85%) Nagios
11 11 (0.85%) Tivoli
12 9 (0.69%) Cacti
12 9 (0.69%) XenMobile
12 9 (0.69%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 9 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 8 (0.61%) Foglight
14 7 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1301 (100.00%) VMware
2 825 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 522 (40.12%) Citrix
4 514 (39.51%) Cisco
5 356 (27.36%) HP
6 314 (24.14%) NetApp
7 187 (14.37%) Dell
8 184 (14.14%) EMC
9 93 (7.15%) IBM
9 93 (7.15%) Red Hat
10 92 (7.07%) Juniper
11 82 (6.30%) Symantec
12 61 (4.69%) Veeam
13 60 (4.61%) CheckPoint
14 55 (4.23%) F5
15 54 (4.15%) Oracle
16 51 (3.92%) 3PAR
17 28 (2.15%) CommVault
18 27 (2.08%) WatchGuard
18 27 (2.08%) SolarWinds
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
South East
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Home Based Contrac
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday/Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + beneftis + training
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Salary: Package, extensive package.
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £27000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £23000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago