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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 197 189 183
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.042% 0.12% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.58% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.21% -3.00%
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
1072 866 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.52% 20.35% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 938 690 621
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 30 January 2015. 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
Leeds -3 2 £40,000 -20.00%
VCAP
Yorkshire

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
3 9 (81.82%) Citrix
3 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (81.82%) MCITP
4 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (72.73%) MCTS
4 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (72.73%) Celerra
4 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
4 8 (72.73%) EMC
4 8 (72.73%) CLARiiON
4 8 (72.73%) CCA
4 8 (72.73%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (72.73%) CCEA
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 8 (72.73%) NetApp
4 8 (72.73%) XenDesktop
4 8 (72.73%) vSphere
4 8 (72.73%) WAAS
4 8 (72.73%) 3PAR
4 8 (72.73%) NCDA

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) WAAS
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) VPLS
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) IPsec
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) EIGRP
3 2 (18.18%) VRRP
3 2 (18.18%) HSRP
3 2 (18.18%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Solutions Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Virtualisation Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Storage Architect
1 8 (72.73%) Storage Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Celerra
1 8 (72.73%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Mac OS
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) TOGAF
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) BCP
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (81.82%) MCITP
3 8 (72.73%) MCTS
3 8 (72.73%) CCA
3 8 (72.73%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (72.73%) CCEA
3 8 (72.73%) NCDA
3 8 (72.73%) NCIE
3 8 (72.73%) VTSP
3 8 (72.73%) CCIA
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (18.18%) CCSE
5 2 (18.18%) CCSA
5 2 (18.18%) MCSA
5 2 (18.18%) CCDA
5 2 (18.18%) CCDP
5 2 (18.18%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (72.73%) XenDesktop
3 8 (72.73%) vSphere
3 8 (72.73%) vCloud
4 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix
3 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 8 (72.73%) 3PAR
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint