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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank - 257 217
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.36% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Average salary - £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -11.62%
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
1705 1681 1256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.72% 22.78% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1388 1373 952
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,834
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VCAP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) VRRP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) VPLS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) DMVPN
1 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CLARiiON
1 1 (33.33%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) BCP
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) CCSE
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDA
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) VCP5
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCEA
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) NCDA
3 1 (33.33%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp