The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 211 191 179
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 8 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.17% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.84% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
VCAP
Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1206 831 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.14% 20.57% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 977 666 549
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VCAP
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VCAP Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

VCAP
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
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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
Leeds -26 8 £47,500 -5.00%
VCAP
Yorkshire

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 27 (96.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 26 (92.86%) Cisco
4 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
5 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (60.71%) Citrix
6 17 (60.71%) vSphere
7 14 (50.00%) XenDesktop
7 14 (50.00%) NCDA
7 14 (50.00%) NCIE
7 14 (50.00%) VTSP
7 14 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (50.00%) NetApp
8 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
8 13 (46.43%) MCSE
8 13 (46.43%) MCITP
9 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (42.86%) Celerra
9 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
9 12 (42.86%) MCTS
9 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (42.86%) CLARiiON
9 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
9 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 12 (42.86%) EMC
9 12 (42.86%) CCA
9 12 (42.86%) Citrix Certification

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (42.86%) WAAS
3 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (7.14%) NAS
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) Firewall
5 1 (3.57%) IPsec
5 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.57%) ISDN
5 1 (3.57%) VoIP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Storage Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Storage Solutions Architect
1 12 (42.86%) Virtualisation Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Operations Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Operations Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) FlexPod Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Storage Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) CLARiiON
1 12 (42.86%) Celerra
2 2 (7.14%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) IVR
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.14%) ITIL
1 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (3.57%) Coaching
2 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
2 1 (3.57%) Project Management
2 1 (3.57%) Service Management
2 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.57%) Change Management
2 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (96.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (50.00%) NCDA
2 14 (50.00%) NCIE
2 14 (50.00%) VTSP
3 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (46.43%) MCSE
3 13 (46.43%) MCITP
4 12 (42.86%) CCA
4 12 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (42.86%) CCEA
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (42.86%) MCTS
4 12 (42.86%) CCIA
5 11 (39.29%) CCNP
5 11 (39.29%) CCNA
6 10 (35.71%) CCIE
6 10 (35.71%) MCP
7 4 (14.29%) VCDX
8 1 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (60.71%) vSphere
3 14 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 12 (42.86%) vCloud
5 3 (10.71%) XenApp
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) VMware
2 26 (92.86%) Cisco
3 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 17 (60.71%) Citrix
5 14 (50.00%) NetApp
6 12 (42.86%) 3PAR
6 12 (42.86%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) Avaya
7 1 (3.57%) F5
7 1 (3.57%) Symantec