Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP, VCAP4)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1108 1181 1192
Rank change year-on-year +73 +11 -43
Permanent jobs citing VCAP 52 58 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.030% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 29 42 69
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £58,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -14.53% +23.16%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £39,500
90th Percentile £74,000 £98,500 £88,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -16.67% +26.32%

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 41064 51186 57141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.51% 26.89% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 32008 41714 45468
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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 +63 22 £66,000 +25.71%
South East +78 13 £42,500 - 2
Midlands +38 9 £55,000 +10.00%
West Midlands +22 8 - -
North of England -14 8 £35,000 -30.00%
North West -14 4 £35,000 -30.00%
Yorkshire - 4 £47,500 -
East Midlands +24 1 £55,000 +37.50%
VCAP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 44 (84.62%) VMware
2 41 (78.85%) Data Centre
3 32 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 31 (59.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (55.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (51.92%) MCSE
7 25 (48.08%) SAN
8 24 (46.15%) Cisco
9 23 (44.23%) NetApp
10 22 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
11 21 (40.38%) Degree
12 20 (38.46%) Linux
13 19 (36.54%) vSphere
14 18 (34.62%) Windows
14 18 (34.62%) CCNP
15 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
15 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
16 15 (28.85%) Task Automation
16 15 (28.85%) CCIE
16 15 (28.85%) MCITP
16 15 (28.85%) Firewall
17 14 (26.92%) Computer Science
17 14 (26.92%) Root Cause Analysis
18 13 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
18 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
18 13 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
18 13 (25.00%) CCIE Data Center
18 13 (25.00%) Public Cloud
19 12 (23.08%) Windows Server

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 7 (13.46%) OpenStack
2 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.46%) Office 365
3 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.85%) Akamai
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (48.08%) SAN
2 15 (28.85%) Firewall
3 13 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (17.31%) WAN
5 6 (11.54%) VoIP
6 5 (9.62%) IPsec
6 5 (9.62%) LAN
6 5 (9.62%) NetScaler
6 5 (9.62%) SSL
6 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
6 5 (9.62%) VPN
7 4 (7.69%) Network Security
7 4 (7.69%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.77%) MPLS
8 3 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (3.85%) DHCP
9 2 (3.85%) DNS
9 2 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Architect
2 12 (23.08%) Data Centre Engineer
3 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) IT Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (78.85%) Data Centre
2 14 (26.92%) Computer Science
3 13 (25.00%) Public Cloud
4 5 (9.62%) Cloud Native
4 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Cloud
4 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Derivative
5 2 (3.85%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.92%) Blog
6 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (38.46%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Windows
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (17.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (13.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (13.46%) Windows 10
7 5 (9.62%) CentOS
8 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.77%) Solaris
10 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
10 2 (3.85%) Unix
11 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Task Automation
2 14 (26.92%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (21.15%) Project Management
4 10 (19.23%) Presales
5 8 (15.38%) Business Development
5 8 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 8 (15.38%) Line Management
5 8 (15.38%) Time Management
6 7 (13.46%) ITIL
7 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (9.62%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.77%) Converged Infrastructure
9 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.77%) Document Management
9 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.77%) Migration
9 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
9 3 (5.77%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.77%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (61.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 29 (55.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (51.92%) MCSE
4 22 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (40.38%) Degree
6 18 (34.62%) CCNP
7 15 (28.85%) CCIE
7 15 (28.85%) MCITP
8 13 (25.00%) CCIE Data Center
9 11 (21.15%) MCSA
10 9 (17.31%) CCNA
10 9 (17.31%) MCP
11 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
11 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
11 8 (15.38%) VCDX
12 5 (9.62%) MCTS
13 3 (5.77%) Citrix Certification
13 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
13 3 (5.77%) NCDA
13 3 (5.77%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (59.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (36.54%) vSphere
3 16 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 10 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (13.46%) vCloud
5 7 (13.46%) XenApp
6 4 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (5.77%) Hyper-V
8 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.85%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.85%) EMC VPLEX
3 2 (3.85%) IBM BigFix
3 2 (3.85%) Icinga
3 2 (3.85%) Nagios
3 2 (3.85%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.85%) Nexpose
3 2 (3.85%) QRadar
3 2 (3.85%) SCOM
3 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (3.85%) vRealize
3 2 (3.85%) WSUS
4 1 (1.92%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 44 (84.62%) VMware
2 24 (46.15%) Cisco
3 23 (44.23%) NetApp
4 21 (40.38%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.38%) Oracle
6 7 (13.46%) Citrix
6 7 (13.46%) HP
7 5 (9.62%) Dell Compellent
7 5 (9.62%) Isilon
8 4 (7.69%) Symantec
9 3 (5.77%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.77%) Avaya
9 3 (5.77%) CommVault
9 3 (5.77%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (3.85%) AppDynamics
10 2 (3.85%) F5
10 2 (3.85%) RightFax
10 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.85%) Splunk
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Car, phone, laptop, o/t
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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