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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
Rank 239 213 215
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 17 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.13% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.52% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 2
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
1732 1345 1305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.61% 24.88% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 1052 1052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VCAP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VCAP Salary Histogram 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 22 August 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
West Yorkshire -27 15 £42,000 -6.66%
South Yorkshire -9 9 £57,500 +27.77%
VCAP
England

VCAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (97.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 29 (85.29%) Cisco
4 24 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (67.65%) vSphere
6 22 (64.71%) Citrix
7 18 (52.94%) NCDA
8 17 (50.00%) NCIE
8 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 17 (50.00%) NetApp
9 16 (47.06%) VTSP
9 16 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
10 13 (38.24%) Windows
10 13 (38.24%) VCDX
11 12 (35.29%) CCNA
12 11 (32.35%) CCIE
12 11 (32.35%) CCNP
12 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (32.35%) XenDesktop
12 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (32.35%) MCITP
13 10 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (29.41%) Windows 2000 Server
13 10 (29.41%) MCSE
13 10 (29.41%) MCP
13 10 (29.41%) IIS
14 9 (26.47%) SQL
14 9 (26.47%) CCA

VCAP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (29.41%) IIS
2 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (20.59%) WAAS
4 5 (14.71%) SAN
5 3 (8.82%) NAS
6 2 (5.88%) Firewall
7 1 (2.94%) ISDN
7 1 (2.94%) VoIP
7 1 (2.94%) WAN
7 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.94%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) IPsec
7 1 (2.94%) MPLS
7 1 (2.94%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.94%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Consultant
2 9 (26.47%) Storage Consultant
3 8 (23.53%) VMware Consultant
4 7 (20.59%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (20.59%) Architect
4 7 (20.59%) Virtualisation Architect
4 7 (20.59%) Storage Architect
4 7 (20.59%) FlexPod Consultant
4 7 (20.59%) Storage Solutions Architect
5 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Operations Manager
6 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
6 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 5 (14.71%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Network Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) FlexPod
2 8 (23.53%) Celerra
2 8 (23.53%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) IVR
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (29.41%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) CentOS
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (5.88%) Data Management
2 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.94%) Change Management
3 1 (2.94%) Migration
3 1 (2.94%) Service Management
3 1 (2.94%) Project Management
3 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
3 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (97.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 18 (52.94%) NCDA
3 17 (50.00%) NCIE
4 16 (47.06%) VTSP
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (38.24%) VCDX
6 12 (35.29%) CCNA
7 11 (32.35%) CCIE
7 11 (32.35%) CCNP
7 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (32.35%) MCITP
8 10 (29.41%) MCSE
8 10 (29.41%) MCP
9 9 (26.47%) CCA
9 9 (26.47%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (26.47%) MCTS
9 9 (26.47%) CCIA
10 7 (20.59%) CCEA
11 2 (5.88%) CCEE
12 1 (2.94%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 14001
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (67.65%) vSphere
3 11 (32.35%) XenDesktop
4 8 (23.53%) Hyper-V
4 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
5 7 (20.59%) vCloud
6 5 (14.71%) XenApp
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Legato
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (85.29%) Cisco
3 22 (64.71%) Citrix
4 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (50.00%) NetApp
5 8 (23.53%) EMC
6 7 (20.59%) 3PAR
7 3 (8.82%) Symantec
8 2 (5.88%) CommVault
8 2 (5.88%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) Dell
9 1 (2.94%) Avaya
9 1 (2.94%) F5