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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 209 191 176
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 6 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.12% 0.052%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.60% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
1190 837 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.52% 19.91% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 994 658 546
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 November 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 -7 6 £40,000 -27.27%
VCAP
Yorkshire

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (94.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
4 14 (73.68%) MCSE
4 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (68.42%) MCITP
5 13 (68.42%) vSphere
5 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
5 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
5 13 (68.42%) Citrix
6 12 (63.16%) CCA
6 12 (63.16%) Citrix Certification
6 12 (63.16%) CCEA
6 12 (63.16%) EMC
6 12 (63.16%) MCTS
6 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (63.16%) CLARiiON
6 12 (63.16%) NetApp
6 12 (63.16%) WAAS
6 12 (63.16%) 3PAR
6 12 (63.16%) NCDA
6 12 (63.16%) NCIE
6 12 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (63.16%) vCloud
6 12 (63.16%) VTSP
6 12 (63.16%) CCIA

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 12 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2003
2 12 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 12 (63.16%) WAAS
1 12 (63.16%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
3 2 (10.53%) MPLS
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) IPsec
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (10.53%) NAS
4 1 (5.26%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.26%) VPLS
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) ISDN
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (68.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Solutions Architect
1 12 (63.16%) Architect
1 12 (63.16%) Virtualisation Architect
1 12 (63.16%) Storage Architect
1 12 (63.16%) Storage Solutions Architect
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Operations Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (63.16%) CLARiiON
1 12 (63.16%) Celerra
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) CentOS
3 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Coaching
3 1 (5.26%) BCP
Qualifications
1 18 (94.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (73.68%) MCSE
3 13 (68.42%) MCITP
4 12 (63.16%) NCDA
4 12 (63.16%) NCIE
4 12 (63.16%) VTSP
4 12 (63.16%) CCIA
4 12 (63.16%) MCTS
4 12 (63.16%) CCA
4 12 (63.16%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (63.16%) CCEA
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (31.58%) CCNP
6 6 (31.58%) CCNA
7 4 (21.05%) MCP
7 4 (21.05%) CCIE
8 1 (5.26%) MCSA
8 1 (5.26%) CCDA
8 1 (5.26%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (68.42%) vSphere
3 12 (63.16%) vCloud
3 12 (63.16%) XenDesktop
3 12 (63.16%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) Citrix
4 12 (63.16%) EMC
4 12 (63.16%) 3PAR
4 12 (63.16%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) F5
5 1 (5.26%) Avaya