The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for VCAP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 827 919 924
Rank change year-on-year +92 +5  
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 27 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.11% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 23
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £75,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% -16.66%  

VCAP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20230 26605 28602
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.77% 27.15% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 15995 21608 22573
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

VCAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing VCAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for VCAP in England

VCAP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for VCAP in England

VCAP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VCAP in England over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for VCAP in England

VCAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VCAP within the England region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +51 8 £50,000 -9.09% 2
West Midlands +30 7 - -
North West -9 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Yorkshire - 4 £47,500 -
South East +67 3 £42,500 -8.10%
East Midlands +13 1 £55,000 +37.50%
VCAP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, IT jobs citing VCAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for VCAP.

1 41 (80.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (76.47%) MCSE
3 37 (72.55%) Data Centre
4 34 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 28 (54.90%) VMware
6 26 (50.98%) Project Management
6 26 (50.98%) Public Cloud
7 24 (47.06%) Presales
7 24 (47.06%) MCP
8 23 (45.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (45.10%) Business Development
8 23 (45.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 23 (45.10%) Customer Requirements
8 23 (45.10%) VCDX
9 21 (41.18%) Degree
10 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
11 18 (35.29%) Time Management
12 17 (33.33%) Line Management
13 16 (31.37%) Cisco
14 15 (29.41%) Citrix
15 13 (25.49%) vSphere
16 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
16 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (23.53%) SAN
16 12 (23.53%) NetApp
17 11 (21.57%) MCITP
17 11 (21.57%) XenApp
18 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
18 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
18 10 (19.61%) Finance

VCAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.92%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 34 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (19.61%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.88%) Office 365
4 2 (3.92%) Akamai
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.92%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) SAN
2 8 (15.69%) WAN
3 7 (13.73%) Firewall
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (9.80%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (9.80%) NetScaler
5 4 (7.84%) LAN
5 4 (7.84%) NAS
5 4 (7.84%) Network Security
5 4 (7.84%) VoIP
6 3 (5.88%) MPLS
7 2 (3.92%) DHCP
7 2 (3.92%) DNS
7 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (3.92%) LDAP
7 2 (3.92%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Big Data
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Automotive
3 1 (1.96%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.96%) French Language
3 1 (1.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Architect
2 23 (45.10%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (11.76%) IT Architect
4 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) IT Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Citrix Support
7 2 (3.92%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Operations Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (72.55%) Data Centre
2 26 (50.98%) Public Cloud
3 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.92%) Derivative
5 2 (3.92%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) Solaris
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
5 2 (3.92%) Unix
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Project Management
2 24 (47.06%) Presales
3 23 (45.10%) Business Development
3 23 (45.10%) Customer Requirements
4 18 (35.29%) Time Management
5 17 (33.33%) Line Management
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL
6 4 (7.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) Analytics
7 3 (5.88%) BCP
7 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analytics
7 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.88%) Document Management
7 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.88%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 41 (80.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (76.47%) MCSE
3 24 (47.06%) MCP
4 23 (45.10%) VCDX
4 23 (45.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 21 (41.18%) Degree
6 12 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (21.57%) MCITP
8 10 (19.61%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (19.61%) MCSA
9 9 (17.65%) CCNA
10 8 (15.69%) CCNP
11 6 (11.76%) CCIE
11 6 (11.76%) Security Cleared
12 5 (9.80%) CCA
13 4 (7.84%) CCEA
14 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
14 3 (5.88%) RHCE
14 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
14 3 (5.88%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 23 (45.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (25.49%) vSphere
3 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
4 11 (21.57%) XenApp
5 8 (15.69%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (13.73%) VMware ESX
7 6 (11.76%) XenDesktop
8 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
9 4 (7.84%) XenServer
10 1 (1.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.92%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (3.92%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (3.92%) Icinga
3 2 (3.92%) Nagios
3 2 (3.92%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.92%) Nexpose
3 2 (3.92%) QRadar
3 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.92%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.92%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (3.92%) WSUS
4 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.96%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (54.90%) VMware
2 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (31.37%) Cisco
4 15 (29.41%) Citrix
5 12 (23.53%) NetApp
6 7 (13.73%) HP
7 5 (9.80%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (7.84%) Symantec
9 3 (5.88%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.88%) Avaya
9 3 (5.88%) CommVault
9 3 (5.88%) EMC
9 3 (5.88%) Google
9 3 (5.88%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (5.88%) Oracle
10 2 (3.92%) F5
10 2 (3.92%) RightFax
10 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.92%) Splunk
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