Period
to 23 January 2018

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 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1120 1089 1141
Rank change year-on-year -31 +52 +12
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 27 57 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.017% 0.034% 0.061%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.070% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 38 98
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +18.56%
10th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £36,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £69,125 £93,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year -4.55% -5.98% +18.78%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 38,474 42,559 53,706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.54% 25.63% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 30,111 34,008 43,295
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

VCAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing VCAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018.

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 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -29 10 £62,500 +13.64% 1
East of England +7 9 £64,500 +1.98%
South East +17 7 £42,500 -3.95% 1
Midlands +8 4 - - 2
West Midlands -16 4 - - 1
North of England -3 1 £62,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire - 1 £62,500 -
VCAP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing VCAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for VCAP.

1 27 (100.00%) VMware
1 27 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (59.26%) MCSE
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco
4 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (51.85%) VCDX
5 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 12 (44.44%) Windows
6 10 (37.04%) Presales
7 9 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 9 (33.33%) SANS
7 9 (33.33%) Security Operations
7 9 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
7 9 (33.33%) Event Correlation
7 9 (33.33%) SIEM
7 9 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (33.33%) CSSLP
7 9 (33.33%) vSphere
7 9 (33.33%) Security Architecture
7 9 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
7 9 (33.33%) Network Security
7 9 (33.33%) CISSP
7 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (33.33%) CCIE
7 9 (33.33%) CCSP
7 9 (33.33%) CCNP
7 9 (33.33%) RHCE
7 9 (33.33%) Red Hat

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Office 365
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) Firewall
1 9 (33.33%) Network Security
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.41%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.70%) MPLS
4 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) Technical Architect
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) IT Manager
3 4 (14.81%) IT Operations Manager
3 4 (14.81%) IT Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Operational Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Operations Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Post-Sales Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Presales Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Sales Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Security Operations Manager
3 4 (14.81%) SOC Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Virtualisation Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 7 (25.93%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (7.41%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Presales
2 9 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 9 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 9 (33.33%) Event Correlation
2 9 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 9 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 9 (33.33%) SIEM
3 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
3 7 (25.93%) Security Management
4 6 (22.22%) Computer Security
5 5 (18.52%) People Management
6 4 (14.81%) Business Development
6 4 (14.81%) Line Management
6 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 4 (14.81%) Time Management
7 2 (7.41%) Information Security
7 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (7.41%) Migration
7 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 16 (59.26%) MCSE
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (51.85%) VCDX
4 9 (33.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 9 (33.33%) CCIE
4 9 (33.33%) CCIE Security
4 9 (33.33%) CCNP
4 9 (33.33%) CCSP
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (33.33%) CISSP
4 9 (33.33%) CSSLP
4 9 (33.33%) GCWN
4 9 (33.33%) ISSAP
4 9 (33.33%) ISSEP
4 9 (33.33%) RHCA
4 9 (33.33%) RHCE
4 9 (33.33%) SANS
4 9 (33.33%) SSCP
5 5 (18.52%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (33.33%) vSphere
3 5 (18.52%) VMware NSX
4 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) vCloud
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) vRealize
2 4 (14.81%) AirWatch
3 2 (7.41%) RSA Security Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco
4 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 7 (25.93%) NetApp
6 6 (22.22%) CommVault
6 6 (22.22%) Veeam
7 2 (7.41%) Splunk
7 2 (7.41%) Symantec
8 1 (3.70%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix
8 1 (3.70%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.70%) Oracle
8 1 (3.70%) Veritas