The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank - 183 199
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 0 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.78% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 3
Average salary - £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -9.52%
VCAP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1392 1275 1458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.17% 26.21% 29.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1087 1015 1194
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VCAP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VCAP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VCAP across the West Midlands region.

VCAP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

VCAP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing VCAP 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 VCAP.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Novell
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Computacenter
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) VCDX
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing VCAP 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 VCAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VCDX
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Novell
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Computacenter