The table below looks at the statistics for VCAP in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VCAP over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 254 217 220
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +3
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 11 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.11% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.50% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 2
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.16%
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 Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1646 1210 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.88% 21.95% 22.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 949 1016
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VCAP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VCAP
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

VCAP Salary Trend in Yorkshire

VCAP
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
South Yorkshire -13 10 £57,500 +21.05%
West Yorkshire -23 9 £47,500 -
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 30 (96.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 29 (93.55%) Cisco
4 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
5 21 (67.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (64.52%) Citrix
6 20 (64.52%) vSphere
7 17 (54.84%) VTSP
7 17 (54.84%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (54.84%) NCDA
7 17 (54.84%) NCIE
7 17 (54.84%) NetApp
8 14 (45.16%) XenDesktop
9 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
9 13 (41.94%) MCSE
9 13 (41.94%) MCITP
10 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (38.71%) MCTS
10 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (38.71%) Celerra
10 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (38.71%) CLARiiON
10 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
10 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
10 12 (38.71%) EMC
10 12 (38.71%) CCA
10 12 (38.71%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (38.71%) CCEA
10 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (38.71%) MS Exchange
1 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (19.35%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (38.71%) WAAS
3 6 (19.35%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (6.45%) NAS
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
5 1 (3.23%) ISDN
5 1 (3.23%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) WAN
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) MPLS
5 1 (3.23%) Firewall
5 1 (3.23%) IPsec
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.23%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Architect
1 12 (38.71%) Solutions Architect
1 12 (38.71%) Virtualisation Architect
1 12 (38.71%) Storage Architect
1 12 (38.71%) Storage Solutions Architect
2 7 (22.58%) Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Storage Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Operations Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) VMware Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) FlexPod Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Celerra
1 12 (38.71%) CLARiiON
2 5 (16.13%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) IVR
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (16.13%) Windows 2000 Server
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) Data Management
2 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (6.45%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.23%) Project Management
3 1 (3.23%) Service Management
3 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.23%) Change Management
3 1 (3.23%) Migration
3 1 (3.23%) Coaching
3 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (96.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (54.84%) VTSP
2 17 (54.84%) NCDA
2 17 (54.84%) NCIE
3 13 (41.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (41.94%) MCSE
3 13 (41.94%) MCITP
4 12 (38.71%) MCTS
4 12 (38.71%) CCA
4 12 (38.71%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (38.71%) CCEA
4 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (38.71%) CCIA
5 11 (35.48%) CCNP
5 11 (35.48%) CCNA
6 10 (32.26%) CCIE
6 10 (32.26%) MCP
7 7 (22.58%) VCDX
8 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (64.52%) vSphere
3 14 (45.16%) XenDesktop
4 12 (38.71%) Active Directory
4 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
4 12 (38.71%) vCloud
5 3 (9.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Legato
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (93.55%) Cisco
3 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
4 20 (64.52%) Citrix
5 17 (54.84%) NetApp
6 12 (38.71%) EMC
6 12 (38.71%) 3PAR
7 4 (12.90%) Symantec
8 3 (9.68%) CommVault
9 1 (3.23%) Avaya
9 1 (3.23%) F5