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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 237 214 230
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 15 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.21% 0.15% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 0.63% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 2
Average salary £57,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.05% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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
1685 1275 1346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.05% 23.87% 22.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1023 1071
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 15 September 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
(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
South Yorkshire -6 13 £57,500 +24.32%
West Yorkshire -20 12 £48,750 +2.63%
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 35 (97.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 32 (88.89%) Cisco
4 26 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (69.44%) vSphere
6 24 (66.67%) Citrix
7 20 (55.56%) NetApp
7 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 20 (55.56%) NCDA
7 20 (55.56%) NCIE
8 19 (52.78%) VTSP
8 19 (52.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (38.89%) XenDesktop
10 13 (36.11%) MCITP
10 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (36.11%) VCDX
11 12 (33.33%) CCIA
11 12 (33.33%) CCA
11 12 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (33.33%) Windows
11 12 (33.33%) MCSE
11 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (30.56%) CLARiiON
12 11 (30.56%) MCTS
12 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
12 11 (30.56%) CCNP
12 11 (30.56%) CCNA
12 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
12 11 (30.56%) EMC
12 11 (30.56%) Celerra

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
1 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
1 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (27.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (27.78%) WAAS
2 10 (27.78%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (11.11%) SAN
4 3 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (2.78%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.78%) MPLS
5 1 (2.78%) Firewall
5 1 (2.78%) IPsec
5 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.78%) ISDN
5 1 (2.78%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) WAN
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (27.78%) Architect
2 10 (27.78%) Virtualisation Architect
2 10 (27.78%) Storage Architect
2 10 (27.78%) Storage Solutions Architect
3 9 (25.00%) Storage Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) VMware Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (16.67%) FlexPod Consultant
6 5 (13.89%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Operations Manager
6 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Network Manager
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) CLARiiON
1 11 (30.56%) Celerra
2 9 (25.00%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (27.78%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.78%) CentOS
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.33%) Data Management
1 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (5.56%) ITIL
2 2 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (2.78%) Coaching
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.78%) Project Management
3 1 (2.78%) Service Management
3 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.78%) Change Management
3 1 (2.78%) Migration
3 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.78%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (97.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 20 (55.56%) NCDA
2 20 (55.56%) NCIE
3 19 (52.78%) VTSP
4 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (36.11%) VCDX
4 13 (36.11%) MCITP
5 12 (33.33%) MCSE
5 12 (33.33%) CCA
5 12 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (33.33%) CCIA
6 11 (30.56%) CCNP
6 11 (30.56%) CCNA
6 11 (30.56%) MCTS
7 10 (27.78%) CCIE
7 10 (27.78%) MCP
7 10 (27.78%) CCEA
8 2 (5.56%) CCEE
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (69.44%) vSphere
3 14 (38.89%) XenDesktop
4 11 (30.56%) Active Directory
4 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
5 10 (27.78%) vCloud
6 5 (13.89%) XenApp
7 1 (2.78%) XenServer
7 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Legato
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) VMware
2 32 (88.89%) Cisco
3 24 (66.67%) Citrix
4 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 20 (55.56%) NetApp
5 11 (30.56%) EMC
6 10 (27.78%) 3PAR
7 4 (11.11%) Symantec
8 3 (8.33%) CommVault
9 1 (2.78%) Avaya
9 1 (2.78%) HP
9 1 (2.78%) Dell
9 1 (2.78%) F5